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True Colors
True Colors
Written by Natalie Kinsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897061
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True Colors

Written by Natalie Kinsey


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $6.99

Natalie Kinsey-Warnock's beautifully told, warm hearted novel tells the story of one girl's journey to find the mother she never had, set against the period backdrop of a small farming town in 1950s Vermont. For her entire life, 10-year-old Blue has never known her mother. On a cold, wintry day in... Read more >
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Emily and Jackson Hiding Out
Emily and Jackson Hiding Out
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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ISBN: 9780375983429
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Emily and Jackson Hiding Out

Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $6.99

Due to demand for a companion story to the popular Emily's Fortune, Newbery Award winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written another rootin' tootin' Wild West escapade that once again includes plucky orphans Emily and Jackson, dastardly villains, and comical cliffhangers.

Emily Wiggins is thrilled that she and her orphan friend Jackson have... Read more >
Emily and Jackson Hiding Out
Emily and Jackson Hiding Out
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375989780
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Emily and Jackson Hiding Out

Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 176 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $17.99

Due to demand for a companion story to the popular Emily's Fortune, Newbery Award winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written another rootin' tootin' Wild West escapade that once again includes plucky orphans Emily and Jackson, dastardly villains, and comical cliffhangers.

Emily Wiggins is thrilled that she and her orphan friend Jackson have... Read more >
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Emily and Jackson Hiding Out
Emily and Jackson Hiding Out
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385740975
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Emily and Jackson Hiding Out

Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.99

Due to demand for a companion story to the popular Emily's Fortune, Newbery Award winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written another rootin' tootin' Wild West escapade that once again includes plucky orphans Emily and Jackson, dastardly villains, and comical cliffhangers.

Emily Wiggins is thrilled that she and her orphan friend Jackson have... Read more >
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Runaway
Runaway
Written by Wendelin Van Draanen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307975973
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Runaway

Written by Wendelin Van Draanen


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $8.99

"It's a cold, hard, cruel fact that my mother loved heroin more than she loved me."

Holly is in her fifth foster home in two years and she's had enough. She's run away before and always been caught quickly. But she's older and wiser now--she's twelve--and this time she gets away clean.

Through... Read more >
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Quest for the Secret Keeper
Quest for the Secret Keeper
Written by Victoria Laurie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375895609
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Quest for the Secret Keeper

Written by Victoria Laurie


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

Delphi Keep is awash in activity, and for Ian, Theo, and Carl, their safe haven might be nearing its end. The Royal Navy has taken the keep to use as a hospital and the tunnels running under the keep and the castle are ideal to set up a central communications outpost... Read more >
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Quest for the Secret Keeper
Quest for the Secret Keeper
Written by Victoria Laurie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385738613
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Quest for the Secret Keeper

Written by Victoria Laurie


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.99

Delphi Keep is awash in activity, and for Ian, Theo, and Carl, their safe haven might be nearing its end. The Royal Navy has taken the keep to use as a hospital and the tunnels running under the keep and the castle are ideal to set up a central communications outpost... Read more >
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Oddfellow's Orphanage
Oddfellow's Orphanage
Written by Emily Winfield Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869952
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Oddfellow's Orphanage

Written by Emily Winfield Martin


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $14.99

What do an onion-headed boy, a child-sized hedgehog, and a tattooed girl have in common? They are all orphans at Oddfellow's Orphanage! This unusual early chapter book began life as a series of full-color portraits with character descriptions. Author/illustrator Emily Martin has fleshed out the world of Oddfellow's with an episodic... Read more >
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Oddfellow's Orphanage
Oddfellow's Orphanage
Written by Emily Winfield Martin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375986352
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Oddfellow's Orphanage

Written by Emily Winfield Martin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $7.99

What do an onion-headed boy, a child-sized hedgehog, and a tattooed girl have in common? They are all orphans at Oddfellow's Orphanage! This unusual early chapter book began life as a series of full-color portraits with character descriptions. Author/illustrator Emily Martin has fleshed out the world of Oddfellow's with an episodic... Read more >
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Nancy and Plum
Nancy and Plum
Written by Betty MacDonald, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre, Introduction by Jeanne Birdsall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375859861
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Nancy and Plum

Written by Betty MacDonald
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Introduction by Jeanne Birdsall


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $6.99

It was Christmas Eve. Big snowflakes fluttered slowly through the air like white feathers
and made all of Heavenly Valley smooth and white and quiet and beautiful.

So begins the story of two orphaned sisters at Mrs. Monday’s Boarding School. But nothing is heavenly for Nancy and Pamela (aka Plum): their parents... Read more >
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Nini
Nini
Written by Francois Thisdale, Illustrated by Francois Thisdale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492707
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Nini

Written by Francois Thisdale
Illustrated by Francois Thisdale


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.95

Long before Nini was born, she was in a safe place where a familiar voice promised her a loving home. But once she was born, that soft voice was replaced by the words of care givers in an orphanage. Though they were kind, Nini missed the soft voice and the promises... Read more >
Heidi
Heidi
Written by Johanna Spyri, Adapted by Gail Herman, Illustrated by Lydia Halverson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375899867
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Heidi

Written by Johanna Spyri
Adapted by Gail Herman
Illustrated by Lydia Halverson


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $4.99

The story of Heidi was written over one hundred years ago, however, it is far from a period piece. In the Swiss Alps, where it is set, a hundred years is just the blink of an eye. We see in her the daughter that every mother dreams of having and every... Read more >
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Heidi
Heidi
Written by Johanna Spyri, Adapted by Gail Herman, Illustrated by Lydia Halverson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968990
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Heidi

Written by Johanna Spyri
Adapted by Gail Herman
Illustrated by Lydia Halverson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.99

The story of Heidi was written over one hundred years ago, however, it is far from a period piece. In the Swiss Alps, where it is set, a hundred years is just the blink of an eye. We see in her the daughter that every mother dreams of having and every... Read more >
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What Comes After
What Comes After
Written by Steve Watkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763642501
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What Comes After

Written by Steve Watkins


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $16.99

A gripping portrait of a teen’s struggles through grief and abuse - and the miraculous power of animals to heal us.

After her veterinarian dad dies, sixteen-year-old Iris Wight must leave her beloved Maine to live on a North Carolina farm with her hardbitten aunt and a cousin she barely knows. Iris... Read more >
Shifty
Shifty
Written by Lynn E. Hazen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786906
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Shifty

Written by Lynn E. Hazen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $7.99

Fifteen-year-old Shifty knows all about moving around and next to nothing about where he came from. When he's assigned to a new foster home and family, he tries hard to keep cool and stay out of trouble. But it seems like the more he tries to do the right thing, the... Read more >
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The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Written by Y.S. Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763652890
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The Agency 1: A Spy in the House

Written by Y.S. Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $7.99

Introducing an exciting new series! Steeped in Victorian atmosphere and intrigue, this diverting mystery trails a feisty heroine as she takes on a precarious secret assignment.

Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn is surprised to be offered a singular education, instruction in fine manners —... Read more >
Anna Maria's Gift
Anna Maria's Gift
Written by Janice Shefelman, Illustrated by Robert Papp
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375858826
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Anna Maria's Gift

Written by Janice Shefelman
Illustrated by Robert Papp


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $4.99

Reissued with a fresh look and added content, the Stepping Stones History series is kid-friendly and Common Core ready!
 
When Anna Maria’s father dies, she moves to an orphanage in Venice. Though she misses her father, she knows he will always be with her, as long as she has his beautiful violin...

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A Little Princess
A Little Princess
Written by Cathy East Dubowski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307771643
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A Little Princess

Written by Cathy East Dubowski


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $3.99

Sara Crewe is a student at Miss Minchin’s fancy boarding school. She has the very best of everything. But when her rich father dies, she’s left without a penny. Now Sara lives in the school’s cold attic and works for crusts of bread. With some help from a secret friend and... Read more >
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Nancy and Plum
Nancy and Plum
Written by Betty MacDonald, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre, Introduction by Jeanne Birdsall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375866852
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Nancy and Plum

Written by Betty MacDonald
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Introduction by Jeanne Birdsall


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $15.99

It was Christmas Eve. Big snowflakes fluttered slowly through the air like white feathers
and made all of Heavenly Valley smooth and white and quiet and beautiful.

So begins the story of two orphaned sisters at Mrs. Monday’s Boarding School. But nothing is heavenly for Nancy and Pamela (aka Plum): their parents... Read more >
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Nancy and Plum
Nancy and Plum
Written by Betty MacDonald, Illustrated by Mary GrandPre, Introduction by Jeanne Birdsall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897764
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Nancy and Plum

Written by Betty MacDonald
Illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Introduction by Jeanne Birdsall


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $6.99

It was Christmas Eve. Big snowflakes fluttered slowly through the air like white feathers
and made all of Heavenly Valley smooth and white and quiet and beautiful.

So begins the story of two orphaned sisters at Mrs. Monday’s Boarding School. But nothing is heavenly for Nancy and Pamela (aka Plum): their parents... Read more >
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Mr. Elephanter
Mr. Elephanter
Written by Lark Pien, Illustrated by Lark Pien
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644093
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Mr. Elephanter

Written by Lark Pien
Illustrated by Lark Pien


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $14.99

Come visit the Elephantery, where Mr. Elephanter looks after the peppy elephanties! A charming, quirky picture book debut by an acclaimed cartoonist.

Early every morning, Mr. Elephanter arrives at the Elephantery to care for his diminutive charges, who greet him with toots and trumpets. There are hugs and hellos all around! They... Read more >
Strays
Strays
Written by Ron Koertge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643775
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Strays

Written by Ron Koertge


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $7.99

Could life as a foster kid lead to unexpected benefits? A teenager’s link to animals gives way to human connection in a smart, incisive new novel.

Sixteen-year-old Ted O’Connor’s parents just died in a fiery car crash, and now he’s stuck with a set of semi-psycho foster parents, two foster brothers —... Read more >
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We Were Here
We Were Here
Written by Matt De La Peņa
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385736701
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We Were Here

Written by Matt De La Peņa


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $8.99

When it happened, Miguel was sent to Juvi. The judge gave him a year in a group home—said he had to write in a journal so some counselor could try to figure out how he thinks. The judge had no idea that he actually did Miguel a favor. Ever since it... Read more >
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Stealing Death
Stealing Death
Written by Janet Lee Carey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781606841341
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Stealing Death

Written by Janet Lee Carey


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $8.99

“I want that soul sack,” he said suddenly.
“What?” the witch asked around the scrap of meat she was chewing.
“I want it so no one I love will ever, ever, ever have to go inside again.”
“It’s not for mortal hands to have.” The witch spat out a bit of bone...
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Come Fall
Come Fall
Written by A.C.E. Bauer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375858253
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Come Fall

Written by A.C.E. Bauer


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $15.99

Lu Zimmer's best friend moved away last summer. Salman Page is the new kid in school. Blos Pease takes everything literally. Three kids who are on the fringe of the middle school social order find each other and warily begin to bond, but suddenly things start going wrong. Salman becomes the... Read more >
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