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Candle Man, Book One: The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance
Candle Man, Book One: The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance
Written by Glenn Dakin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781606841365
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Candle Man, Book One: The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance

Written by Glenn Dakin


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $6.99

Murder, mystery, and adventure aren’t your typical birthday presents . . .

But for Theo, anything that breaks up his ordinary routine is the perfect gift.
A mysterious “illness” and Theo’s guardians force him into a life indoors, where gloves must be worn and daily medical treatments are the norm. When Theo... Read more >
Shadow Horse
Shadow Horse
Written by Alison Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896743
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Shadow Horse

Written by Alison Hart


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $7.99

Thirteen-year-old foster kid Jasmine Schuler is immediately drawn to the scrawny, broken-looking brown gelding huddled in the corner of an auction house stall. Feeling a kinship with the lonely animal, Jas convinces her new foster mom, who rescues and rehabilitates abused horses on her Virginia farm, to buy him. Slowly, the... Read more >
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Violet Wings
Violet Wings
Written by Victoria Hanley
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ISBN: 9781606841594
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Violet Wings

Written by Victoria Hanley


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
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For Zaria Tourmaline, the three years without her mother and brother have been lonely ones, living with a cold and distant guardian while she completes her education. Just as she is ready to join the world of adult fairies and genies, she finds a spellbook written entirely in her mother’s hand... Read more >
Anna Maria's Gift
Anna Maria's Gift
Written by Janice Shefelman, Illustrated by Robert Papp
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ISBN: 9780375898280
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Anna Maria's Gift

Written by Janice Shefelman
Illustrated by Robert Papp


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $4.99

When Anna Maria's father, a famous violin maker, dies, she is sent to live in the Pieta, an orphanage in Venice. Though she misses her father, she knows he will always be with her, as long as she has the beautiful violin he crafted for her.

Luckily, the Pieta is not just... Read more >
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Shifty
Shifty
Written by Lynn E. Hazen
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ISBN: 9781582463223
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Shifty

Written by Lynn E. Hazen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
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 Willoughbys
The Willoughbys
Written by Lois Lowry
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ISBN: 9780385737760
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The Willoughbys

Written by Lois Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $6.99

The Willoughby's—Timothy; his twin brothers, Barnaby A and Barnaby B; and their little sister, Jane—are old-fashioned children who adore old-fashioned adventures. Unfortunately, the Willoughby parents are not very fond of their children, and the truth is that the siblings are not too keen on their parents either. Little do the Willoughby... Read more >
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The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3
The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3
Written by PJ Haarsma
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ISBN: 9780763647773
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The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3

Written by PJ Haarsma


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $8.99

Now in paperback. Hang on to your transport! Wormhole pirates close in on JT and his friends in part three of the cyber-fueled sci-fi adventure.

Except for going to school with a bunch of bullying Citizens, JT and his friends are thrilled to get a reprieve from work on Orbis 3. Still... Read more >
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When the Bough Breaks
When the Bough Breaks
Written by Irene N.Watts
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ISBN: 9781770490260
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When the Bough Breaks

Written by Irene N.Watts


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $8.99

Millie’s is a small family — just a mother, a father, a small brother, Hamish, and her. Both her parents had been orphaned (and were introduced in Watts’ novel Flower), but the family they created was tight-knit and loving. When Millie’s mother announces that she is pregnant, it seems life is... Read more >
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We Were Here
We Were Here
Written by Matt De La Peņa
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375893834
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We Were Here

Written by Matt De La Peņa


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
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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Baby
Baby
Written by Patricia Maclachlan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307567154
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Baby

Written by Patricia Maclachlan


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $6.99

Larkin's family welcomes Sophie into their home, caring for her and teaching her games and new words. They come to love this baby as their own, all the while knowing that eventually Sophie's mother will return one day to take her from them.


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Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of Human Oddballs and Quadruped Delights
Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of Human Oddballs and Quadruped Delights
Written by David Elliott
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ISBN: 9780440422075
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Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of Human Oddballs and Quadruped Delights

Written by David Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $6.99

“Entertaining and thought-provoking.”—Kirkus Reviews

Jeremy Cabbage stuck at Harpwitch’s Home for Mean Dogs, Ugly Cats, and Stray Children, where the dogs are treated better than the kids. And things aren’t much better on the outside: the city is ruled by the arrogant and foolish Baron Ignatius von Strompe, who’s on a campaign... Read more >
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Phoenix Rising #2: Elissa's Odyssey
Phoenix Rising #2: Elissa's Odyssey
Written by Erica Verrillo
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ISBN: 9780375839498
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Phoenix Rising #2: Elissa's Odyssey

Written by Erica Verrillo


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $6.99

Sometimes all you want to do is to go home. . . .

In the sequel to Elissa’s Quest, Elissa’s Gift is not only growing in power . . . it’s changing. Elissa could always speak to animals, but now she’s able to control other things in the natural world. When Elissa... Read more >
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Phoenix Rising #3: World's End
Phoenix Rising #3: World's End
Written by Erica Verrillo
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ISBN: 9780375853890
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Phoenix Rising #3: World's End

Written by Erica Verrillo


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $7.99

Have you ever been inspired to be more?

Elissa used to daydream about being a princess. Now the reality of what it brings is clear: stiff, courtly manners, dresses like cages, tortuously high shoes, and betrothal to an aging duke to secure her father’s kingdom! Elissa wants no part of it and... Read more >
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Finding Sophie
Finding Sophie
Written by Irene N.Watts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490529
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Finding Sophie

Written by Irene N.Watts


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2009
Price: $5.99

Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Fiction Titles 2003

Nominated in the fiction category for the 2004/2005 Red Cedar Book Awards (British Columbia's Young Reader's Choice book award)



Sophie Mandel was only seven years old when she arrived in London on the first Kindertransport... Read more >
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Flower
Flower
Written by Irene N.Watts
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ISBN: 9781770490505
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Flower

Written by Irene N.Watts


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2009
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Thirteen-year-old Katie is an unwilling summer guest in the Victorian home of her Halifax grandparents. All she wants to do is stay in her attic bedroom and brood. Disgruntled over her new stepmother’s pregnancy and how a baby might affect her life, Katie takes refuge in her dreams of playing the... Read more >
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Grover G. Graham and Me
Grover G. Graham and Me
Written by Mary Quattlebaum
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ISBN: 9780307529121
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Grover G. Graham and Me

Written by Mary Quattlebaum


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2009
Price: $5.99

Ben Watson has been shuffled from foster home to foster home since he was 5 years old. Seven homes in six years. He’s gotten used to blanking folks out, leaving them behind, and waiting for the day when he can leave foster care forever. Now, at the age of 11, Ben’s... Read more >
The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3
The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3
Written by PJ Haarsma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763627119
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The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3

Written by PJ Haarsma


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $16.99

Hang on to your transport! Wormhole pirates close in on JT and his friends in part three of the cyber-fueled sci-fi adventure.

It’s not a good sign: before Johnny Turnbull and his fellow knudniks even land on Orbis 3, a band of wormhole pirates invades their shuttle and deliver a cryptic threat... Read more >
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Phoenix Rising #1: Elissa's Quest
Phoenix Rising #1: Elissa's Quest
Written by Erica Verrillo
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ISBN: 9780307495082
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Phoenix Rising #1: Elissa's Quest

Written by Erica Verrillo


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $6.99

THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD ELISSA LEADS a solitary life. She knows nothing of her parents—only that her mother is dead. Her caretaker, Nana, keeps her father's identity a secret from her. Meanwhile Elissa carries her own secret—the people of the valley must not know that she has the gift of speaking to animals. For... Read more >
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Carolina Harmony
Carolina Harmony
Written by Marilyn Taylor McDowell
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ISBN: 9780375891991
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Carolina Harmony

Written by Marilyn Taylor McDowell


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $7.99

Carolina’s a runaway hiding out at Harmony Farm. Mr. Ray and Miss Latah treat Carolina as their own. For 10 years she lived easy with her parents in the North Carolina mountains. But it feels risky speaking about the accident that claimed them and her baby brother. And Carolina won’t reveal... Read more >
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The Mailbox
The Mailbox
Written by Audrey Shafer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307487889
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The Mailbox

Written by Audrey Shafer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $6.99

Vernon Culligan had been dead to the town of Draydon, Virginia, so long that when the crusty Vietnam vet finally died, only one person noticed. Twelve-year-old Gabe grew up in the foster care system until a social worker located his Uncle Vernon two years before. When he comes home to discover... Read more >
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The Mailbox
The Mailbox
Written by Audrey Shafer
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ISBN: 9780440421344
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The Mailbox

Written by Audrey Shafer


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $6.99

Vernon Culligan had been dead to the town of Draydon, Virginia, so long that when the crusty Vietnam vet finally died, only one person noticed. Twelve-year-old Gabe grew up in the foster care system until a social worker located his Uncle Vernon two years before. When he comes home to discover... Read more >
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Phoenix Rising #2: Elissa's Odyssey
Phoenix Rising #2: Elissa's Odyssey
Written by Erica Verrillo
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ISBN: 9780375849695
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Phoenix Rising #2: Elissa's Odyssey

Written by Erica Verrillo


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $6.99

IT’S HARD FOR Elissa to comprehend everything that has happened to her. In Elissa’s Quest, she discovered the truth about her father, and she and her new friend, Maya, just barely escaped a madman’s clutches. And Elissa’s Gift is not only growing in power . . . it’s changing. Elissa could... Read more >
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Phoenix Rising #1: Elissa's Quest
Phoenix Rising #1: Elissa's Quest
Written by Erica Verrillo
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ISBN: 9780375839474
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Phoenix Rising #1: Elissa's Quest

Written by Erica Verrillo


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $7.50

THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD ELISSA LEADS a solitary life. She knows nothing of her parents—only that her mother is dead. Her caretaker, Nana, keeps her father's identity a secret from her. Meanwhile Elissa carries her own secret—the people of the valley must not know that she has the gift of speaking to animals. For... Read more >
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Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of Human Oddballs and Quadruped Delights
Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of Human Oddballs and Quadruped Delights
Written by David Elliott
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ISBN: 9780375849435
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Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of Human Oddballs and Quadruped Delights

Written by David Elliott


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $6.99

Jeremy Cabbage is an orphan stuck at Harpwitch’s Home for Mean Dogs, Ugly Cats, and Strey Children, where the dogs are treated better than the kids. And things aren’t much better on the outside: the city is ruled by the arrogant and foolish Baron Ignatius von Strompié, whose Wisdom Wagons ride... Read more >
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Runaway
Runaway
Written by Wendelin Van Draanen
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ISBN: 9780375849121
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Runaway

Written by Wendelin Van Draanen


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2008
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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