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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375873690
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

Here's the third 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 Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so... Read more >
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375898822
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

Here's the fourth 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 beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone... Read more >
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Written by Lenore Look, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968310
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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances

Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 208 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $18.99

Here's the fourth 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 beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone... Read more >
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Belle, The Last Mule at Gee's Bend
Belle, The Last Mule at Gee's Bend
Written by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Bettye Stroud, Illustrated by John Holyfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763640583
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Belle, The Last Mule at Gee's Bend
A Civil Rights Story
Written by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Bettye Stroud
Illustrated by John Holyfield


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.99

A true story inspires the moving tale of a mule that played a key role in the civil rights movement-- and a young boy who sees history anew.

Sitting on a bench waiting for his mother, Alex spies a mule chomping on greens in someone's garden, and he can't help but ask... Read more >
De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
Written by Julia Alvarez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375857935
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De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

Tía Lola recibe la invitación para enseñar español en la escuela primaria de sus sobrinos, pero Miguel no está de acuerdo. Le ha costado mucho adaptarse a su nueva escuela en Vermont y, a... Read more >
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De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
Written by Julia Alvarez
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ISBN: 9780375984679
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De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

Tía Lola recibe la invitación para enseñar español en la escuela primaria de sus sobrinos, pero Miguel no está de acuerdo. Le ha costado mucho adaptarse a su nueva escuela en Vermont y, a... Read more >
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How Tia Lola Learned to Teach
How Tia Lola Learned to Teach
Written by Julia Alvarez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375857928
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How Tia Lola Learned to Teach

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

Tía Lola has been invited to teach Spanish at her niece and nephew’s elementary school. But Miguel wants nothing to do with the arrangement. He hasn’t had an easy time adjusting to his new school in Vermont and doesn’t like living so far away from Papi, who has a new girlfriend... Read more >
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Night of the Full Moon
Night of the Full Moon
Written by Gloria Whelan, Illustrated by Leslie Bowman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307789068
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Night of the Full Moon

Written by Gloria Whelan
Illustrated by Leslie Bowman


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $4.99

In the winter of 1840, the night of the full moon is approaching. Nothing will stop Libby Mitchell from visiting her best friend, Fawn, during a special ceremony at the nearby wigwam camp. But Libby’s adventure takes an unexpected turn when soldiers suddenly rush in. They order everyone at the camp...

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Nightjohn
Nightjohn
Written by Gary Paulsen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307804228
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Nightjohn

Written by Gary Paulsen


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $6.99

"To know things, for us to know things, is bad for them. We get to wanting and when we get to wanting it's bad for them. They thinks we want what they got . . . . That's why they don't want us reading." -- Nightjohn

"I didn't know what letters was... Read more >
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Sarny
Sarny
Written by Gary Paulsen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307804235
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Sarny

Written by Gary Paulsen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $5.99

Many readers of Nightjohn have wanted to know what happened to Sarny, the young slave whom Nightjohn taught to read. Here is Sarny's story, from the moment she leaves the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, suddenly a free woman in search of her sold-away children. Her search... Read more >
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White Water
White Water
Written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636784
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White Water

Written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $16.99

For a young boy growing up in the segregated south, a town drinking fountain becomes the source of an epiphany.

It's a scorching hot day, and going into town with Grandma is one of Michael's favorite things. When the bus pulls up, they climb in and pay their fare, get out, walk... Read more >
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Ghetto Cowboy
Ghetto Cowboy
Written by G. Neri, Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649227
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Ghetto Cowboy

Written by G. Neri
Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.99

A street-smart tale about a displaced teen who learns to defend what's right-the Cowboy Way. Read more >
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Waiting for the Biblioburro
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Written by Monica Brown, Illustrated by John Parra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463537
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Waiting for the Biblioburro

Written by Monica Brown
Illustrated by John Parra


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $16.99

Ana loves stories. She often makes them up to help her little brother fall asleep. But in her small village there are only a few books and she has read them all. One morning, Ana wakes up to the clip-clop of hooves, and there before her, is the most wonderful sight... Read more >
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Sylvia & Aki
Sylvia & Aki
Written by Winifred Conkling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463377
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Sylvia & Aki

Written by Winifred Conkling


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $16.99

Sylvia never expected to be at the center of a landmark legal battle; all she wanted was to enroll in school.
 
Aki never expected to be relocated to a Japanese internment camp in the Arizona desert; all she wanted was to stay on her family farm and finish the school year.
 
The... Read more >
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Under the Mambo Moon
Under the Mambo Moon
Written by Julia Durango, Illustrated by Fabricio Vandenbroeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917233
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Under the Mambo Moon

Written by Julia Durango
Illustrated by Fabricio Vandenbroeck


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $12.95

On summer nights Marisol helps out in Papi's music store. As customers come and go, they share memories of the Latin music and dance of their various homelands, expressed in a dazzling array of poetry. The diversity of Latin American music is brought to life in poems that swivel, sway, and... Read more >
Julian, Secret Agent
Julian, Secret Agent
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800176
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Julian, Secret Agent

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $4.99

Secret agents Julian, Huey, and Gloria are already heroes. They have rescued a dog and saved a toddler from drowning. But what they really want is to nab a real-live bank robber. Just when it looks like they might catch the crook, the police chief steps in. The supersleuths find that... Read more >
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Who Will I Be Lord?
Who Will I Be Lord?
Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375983009
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Who Will I Be Lord?

Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $9.99

A lyrical story about how looking back is helpful when you start looking forward. . . .

A young girl thoughtfully considers her family tree and the vibrant ancestors who populate it. As each family member’s story is revealed, her quiet meditation—about what kind of person she’ll be when she grows up—transforms... Read more >
A la Carte
A la Carte
Written by Tanita S. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375843068
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A la Carte

Written by Tanita S. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.99

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD LAINEY DREAMS of becoming a world famous chef one day and maybe even having her own cooking show. (Do you know how many African American female chefs there aren’t? And how many vegetarian chefs have their own shows? The field is wide open for stardom!) But when her best friend—and... Read more >
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The Other Half of My Heart
The Other Half of My Heart
Written by Sundee T. Frazier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440240068
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The Other Half of My Heart

Written by Sundee T. Frazier


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $6.99

The close relationship of a pair of biracial twins is tested when their grandmother enters them in a pageant for African American girls in this new story from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner Sundee T. Frazier.
 
When Minerva and Keira King were born, they made headlines: Keira is black... Read more >
Tia Isa Wants a Car
Tia Isa Wants a Car
Written by Meg Medina, Illustrated by Claudio Munoz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763641566
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Tia Isa Wants a Car

Written by Meg Medina
Illustrated by Claudio Munoz


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.99

A little girl pitches in to help her tía save up for a big old car - and take the whole family to the beach - in a story told with warmth and sweetness.

Tía Isa wants a car. A shiny green car the same color as the ocean, with wings like... Read more >
Julian, Dream Doctor
Julian, Dream Doctor
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800190
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Julian, Dream Doctor

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $4.99

"If Julian has not already won readers' hearts with his [earlier] exploits, he will here when he tries to find out his father's secret dream for a birthday present. Surprised at hearing his father mumble 'two snakes,' Julian duly catches and presents them, only to discover that snakes are his father's... Read more >
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The Most Beautiful Place in the World
The Most Beautiful Place in the World
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800138
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The Most Beautiful Place in the World

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $5.99

"Seven-year-old Juan lives in Guatemala, a place of stunning beauty and grim economic reality. Abandoned by his mother, Juan lives with his grandmother and shines shoes. He passionately wants to attend school, but fears Grandmother will say no. Finally gathering his courage, he is surprised when she not only agrees to... Read more >
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
Written by Julia Alvarez
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897665
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $6.99

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that... Read more >
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
Written by Julia Alvarez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867279
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $15.99

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that... Read more >
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Muchacho: A Novel
Muchacho: A Novel
Written by Louanne Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375859038
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Muchacho: A Novel

Written by Louanne Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
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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