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Riot
Riot
Written by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781606840009
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Riot

Written by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $16.99

As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines.

During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that year, desperate for more Union soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln instituted a draft–a draft... Read more >
Riot
Riot
Written by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781606840429
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Riot

Written by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $19.99

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The Lucky Stone
The Lucky Stone
Written by Lucille Clifton
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ISBN: 9780307537959
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The Lucky Stone

Written by Lucille Clifton


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $3.99

There is nothing Tee enjoys more than sitting out on the porch with her great-greatmother, listening to the fascinating stories about the lucky stone.



Shiny and black as night, it brought good fortune to each of its owners for over one hundred years. First it helped Mandy, a runaway slave, win her... Read more >
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Muchacho: A Novel
Muchacho: A Novel
Written by Louanne Johnson
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ISBN: 9780375893551
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Muchacho: A Novel

Written by Louanne Johnson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $8.99

An inspiring YA debut from the author of Dangerous Minds.

Eddie Corazon is angry. He’s also very smart. But he’s working pretty hard at being a juvenile delinquent. He blows off school, even though he’s a secret reader. He hangs with his cousins, who will always back him up—when they aren’t in... Read more >
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Spirits, Fairies, and Merpeople
Spirits, Fairies, and Merpeople
Written by C.J. Taylor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768729
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Spirits, Fairies, and Merpeople
Native Stories of Other Worlds
Written by C.J. Taylor


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $19.95

From the heartbreaking Mi’kmaq story of Minnow, a mermaid in the Atlantic who must choose between two worlds to that of Water Lily and her five brothers, told by the Coos in British Columbia, creatures that inhabit fantastic realms appear in many First Nation stories. C. J. Taylor draws from those... Read more >
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Soft Rain
Soft Rain
Written by Cornelia Cornelissen
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ISBN: 9780307568250
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Soft Rain
A Story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears
Written by Cornelia Cornelissen


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $5.99

In Soft Rain, a 9-year-old Cherokee girl finds herself in the same situation as Sweet Leaf as soldiers arrive one day to take her and her mother to walk the Trail of Tears, leaving the rest of her family behind. It all begins when Soft Rain's teacher reads a letter stating... Read more >
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The Stories Huey Tells
The Stories Huey Tells
Written by Ann Cameron, Illustrated by Roberta Smith
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ISBN: 9780307560247
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The Stories Huey Tells

Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Roberta Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $4.99

It isn't easy being Julian's younger brother.  When Huey has bad dreams, Julian says it's no big deal.  When Huey orders trout in a restaurant and it comes to the table whole with an eye looking straight up at him, Julian reminds Huey he'd better eat it all.  And when Huey wants to study... Read more >
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I Am Apache
I Am Apache
Written by Tanya Landman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643751
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I Am Apache

Written by Tanya Landman


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $7.99

A young woman seeks to avenge her brother's death by becoming an Apache warrior — and learns a startling truth about her own identity.

After watching helplessly as Mexican raiders brutally murder her little brother, fourteen-year-old Siki is filled with a desire for vengeance and chooses to turn away from a woman's... Read more >
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Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns
Written by Mary Quattlebaum
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ISBN: 9780307421470
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Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns

Written by Mary Quattlebaum


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $5.99

Nothing but a big mess of trouble and weeds..

That's what Jackson Jones thinks of the garden plot his mother gives him for his tenth birthday. What happened to the basketball he's hoped and prayed for all year?

When Jackson comes up with a moneymaking scheme for the garden, it doesn't seem so... Read more >
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Seth and Samona
Seth and Samona
Written by Joanne Hyppolite
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ISBN: 9780307568212
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Seth and Samona

Written by Joanne Hyppolite


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $9.99

Seth and Samona are an unlikely pair--he's a quiet boy from a proper Haitian-American family, and Samona's the wildest girl in the fifth grade. But he's her accomplice in every adventure. When Samona decides to enter the Little Miss Dorchester pageant, Seth decides he's got to stop her --she'll never win!... Read more >
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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ISBN: 9780375853937
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $6.99

Here's the second book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is back, and his worst fear has come... Read more >
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1001 Cranes
1001 Cranes
Written by Naomi Hirahara
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440422341
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1001 Cranes

Written by Naomi Hirahara


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $6.99

“A contemplative story.”—Booklist

When twelve-year-old Angela Kato arrives in L.A., the last thing she wants to do is spend the entire summer with her grandparents. But in the Kato family, one is never permitted to complain. Grandma Michi and Aunt Janet put Angela to work in their flower shop, folding origami and... Read more >
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Mare's War
Mare's War
Written by Tanita S. Davis
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ISBN: 9780375853593
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Mare's War

Written by Tanita S. Davis


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $9.99

Meet Mare, a grandmother with flair and a fascinating past.

Octavia and Tali are dreading the road trip their parents are forcing them to take with their grandmother over the summer. After all, Mare isn’t your typical grandmother. She drives a red sports car, wears stiletto shoes, flippy wigs, and push-up bras... Read more >
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Those Shoes
Those Shoes
Written by Maribeth Boelts, Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763642846
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Those Shoes

Written by Maribeth Boelts
Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $6.99

"In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid’s-eye view of a
consumer fad that rages through school at gale force." — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)


All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy’s grandma... Read more >
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375849305
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $6.99

Here's the first book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything—elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He’s... Read more >
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Sorceress
Sorceress
Written by Celia Rees
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ISBN: 9780763642297
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Sorceress

Written by Celia Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $8.99

The spellbinding sequel to Witch Child! "Startlingly convincing. . . . Once Agnes’s quest begins, readers will be hooked." — Booklist

It came to Agnes unbidden: a vision of Mary Newbury, a young woman driven from her Puritan settlement, accused of being a witch. It is an image of a life about... Read more >
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?
Written by Carmen Tafolla, Illustrated by Magaly Morales
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462899
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What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

Written by Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by Magaly Morales


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $14.99

Where the paleta wagon rings its tinkly belland carries a treasure of icy paletasin every color of the sarape . . .

As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children. Create a masterpiece, make tough choices (strawberry or... Read more >
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What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?
Written by Carmen Tafolla, Illustrated by Amy Cordova
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ISBN: 9781582462707
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What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con un Rebozo?

Written by Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by Amy Cordova


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $14.99

A cradle for baby, a superhero's cape, a warm blanket on a cool night--there are so many things you can do with a rebozo. Through the eyes of a young girl, readers are introduced to the traditional shawl found in many Mexican and Mexican-American households.

Now in an English/Spanish bilingual edition, the... Read more >
What Can You Do with a Paleta?
What Can You Do with a Paleta?
Written by Carmen Tafolla, Illustrated by Magaly Morales
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462219
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What Can You Do with a Paleta?

Written by Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by Magaly Morales


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $14.99

Where the paleta wagon rings its tinkly belland carries a treasure of icy paletasin every color of the sarape . . .

As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children. Create a masterpiece, make tough choices (strawberry or... Read more >
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What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué puedes hacer con un rebozo?
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué puedes hacer con un rebozo?
Written by Carmen Tafolla, Illustrated by Amy Cordova
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781582462714
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What Can You Do with a Rebozo? / ¿Qué puedes hacer con un rebozo?

Written by Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by Amy Cordova


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $7.99

A cradle for baby, a superhero's cape, a warm blanket on a cool night--there are so many things you can do with a rebozo. Through the eyes of a young girl, readers are introduced to the traditional shawl found in many Mexican and Mexican-American households.

Now in an English/Spanish bilingual edition, the... Read more >
Ola Shakes It Up
Ola Shakes It Up
Written by Joanne Hyppolite, Illustrated by Warren Chang
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ISBN: 9780307539052
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Ola Shakes It Up

Written by Joanne Hyppolite
Illustrated by Warren Chang


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $9.99

Moving? When Ola Benson's family leaves Roxbury in Boston to a house in the suburbs, Ola is sure her parents have made a big mistake.  What on Earth are they doing in Walcott--a historic, stuck-up town where the Bensons are the only black family?

True, there are a few good things about the... Read more >
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Jackson Jones and the Curse of the Outlaw Rose
Jackson Jones and the Curse of the Outlaw Rose
Written by Mary Quattlebaum
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ISBN: 9780307496270
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Jackson Jones and the Curse of the Outlaw Rose

Written by Mary Quattlebaum


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $5.99

Jackson Jones can't get away from roses. First his mother got him a plot at Rooter's, a community garden, where Jackson planted a rosebush of thorns and no blooms. Now Mr. K., a fellow gardener, enlists Jackson's help to rustle up some hardier, prettier, sweeter-smelling old-time roses. The kind that grow... Read more >
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Alligator Bayou
Alligator Bayou
Written by Donna Jo Napoli
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385746540
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Alligator Bayou

Written by Donna Jo Napoli


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.99

Talullah, Louisiana. 1899.

Calogero, his uncles, and cousins are six Sicilian men living in the small town of Tallulah, Louisiana. They work hard, growing vegetables and selling them at their stand and in their grocery store.

To 14-year-old Calogero, newly arrived from Sicily, Tallulah is a lush world full of contradictions, hidden rules... Read more >
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How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay
How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay
Written by Julia Alvarez
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ISBN: 9780307531186
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How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $6.99

A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky, carismática, and maybe magical aunt makes his life even more unpredictable when she arrives from the Dominican Republic to help out his... Read more >
Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop
Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop
Written by Mary Quattlebaum
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ISBN: 9780307533036
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Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop

Written by Mary Quattlebaum


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $4.99

Basketball-loving Jackson Jones never wanted any part of Rooter’s, the community garden where his mother got him his very own plot for his 10th birthday. But he made the best of it, even planting a thorny rosebush. Now, after months of watering, weeding, and waiting, red roses have finally bloomed. So... Read more >
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