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After Eli
After Eli
Written by Rebecca Rupp
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658106
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After Eli

Written by Rebecca Rupp


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

When Daniel’s brother Eli is killed at war, Daniel considers the history of unusual fatalities to determine what makes a death — or a life — matter.

Some people die heroically, others accidentally. When Daniel Anderson’s older brother dies, he wonders which category Eli’s death falls into. In an attempt to understand... Read more >
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Life: An Exploded Diagram
Life: An Exploded Diagram
Written by Mal Peet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652272
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Life: An Exploded Diagram

Written by Mal Peet


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.99

Carnegie Medalist Mal Peet ignites an epic tale of young love against the dramatic backdrop of the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Can love survive a lifetime? When working-class Clem Ackroyd falls for Frankie Mortimer, the gorgeous daughter of a wealthy local landowner, he has no hope that it can... Read more >
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400 BC: The Story of the Ten Thousand
400 BC: The Story of the Ten Thousand
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Singh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380028613
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400 BC: The Story of the Ten Thousand
A Graphic Novel
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Singh


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

Fortune favors the bold...

They were an unstoppable force, hired to take the crown from the King of Persia. They were a fearless army of Greek soldiers, and one hundred thousand men fighting as one. They were led by the finest and most courageous generals in all of Greece. They were being... Read more >
Soldier's Heart
Soldier's Heart
Written by Gary Paulsen
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ISBN: 9780307804242
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Soldier's Heart
Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers
Written by Gary Paulsen


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $5.99

Gary Paulsen introduces readers to Charley Goddard in his latest novel, Soldier's Heart.  Charley goes to war a boy, and returns a changed man, crippled by what he has seen.  In this captivating tale Paulsen vividly shows readers the turmoil of war through one boy's eyes and one boy's heart, and gives a... Read more >
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The Ransom of Mercy Carter
The Ransom of Mercy Carter
Written by Caroline B. Cooney
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ISBN: 9780375899232
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The Ransom of Mercy Carter

Written by Caroline B. Cooney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

Deerfield, Massachusetts is one of the most remote, and therefore dangerous, settlements in the English colonies. In 1704 an Indian tribe attacks the town, and Mercy Carter becomes separated from the rest of her family, some of whom do not survive. Mercy and hundreds of other settlers are herded together and... Read more >
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The Ransom of Mercy Carter
The Ransom of Mercy Carter
Written by Caroline B. Cooney
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ISBN: 9780385740463
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The Ransom of Mercy Carter

Written by Caroline B. Cooney


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $8.99

Deerfield, Massachusetts is one of the most remote, and therefore dangerous, settlements in the English colonies. In 1704 an Indian tribe attacks the town, and Mercy Carter becomes separated from the rest of her family, some of whom do not survive. Mercy and hundreds of other settlers are herded together and... Read more >
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Bloodline Rising
Bloodline Rising
Written by Katy Moran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763645083
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Bloodline Rising

Written by Katy Moran


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

A story of loyalties tested, secrets exposed, and one boy’s search for identity amid the tangled political intrigue and deception of the Dark Ages.

A young thief known as "the Ghost" roams seventh-century Constantinople, tangling in political feuds and petty theft, using his eerie gifts of persuasion and stealth. With his father... Read more >
Stones for My Father
Stones for My Father
Written by Trilby Kent
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492523
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Stones for My Father

Written by Trilby Kent


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Corlie Roux’s farm life in South Africa is not easy: the Transvaal is beautiful, but it is also a harsh place where the heat can be so intense that the very raindrops sizzle. When her beloved father dies, she is left with a mother who is as devoted to her sons...

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Stones for My Father
Stones for My Father
Written by Trilby Kent
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ISBN: 9781770492608
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Stones for My Father

Written by Trilby Kent


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $10.99

Corlie Roux’s farm life in South Africa is not easy: the Transvaal is beautiful, but it is also a harsh place where the heat can be so intense that the very raindrops sizzle. When her beloved father dies, she is left with a mother who is as devoted to her sons...

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Day of the Assassins
Day of the Assassins
Written by Johnny O'Brien, Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle
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ISBN: 9780763649951
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Day of the Assassins
A Jack Christie Adventure
Written by Johnny O'Brien
Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $6.99

"Within the first suspenseful pages, readers will find an engaging historical/science fiction tale that has intrigue, danger, and a little romance. . . . From an explosive escape out of captivity to a muchanticipated scene that decides the fate of World War I, the end of the book has plenty of... Read more >
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The General
The General
Written by Jane Charters, Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763648756
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The General

Written by Jane Charters
Illustrated by Michael Foreman


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $16.99

Can a general who was once ruthless learn to spread peace and love? A stunning new edition of Michael Foreman’s debut picture book.

There once was a general who fell off his horse, only to discover the beauty of flowers and nature. From that day on, he vowed to change the world... Read more >
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
Written by M.T. Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763646264
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Kingdom on the Waves
Written by M.T. Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $11.99

Sequel to the National Book Award Winner!

"A novel of the first rank, the kind of monumental work Italo Calvino called ‘encyclopedic’ in the way it sweeps up history into a comprehensible and deeply textured pattern." — THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


Fearing a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis... Read more >
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Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
Written by Jane Barclay, Illustrated by Renne Benoit
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769511
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Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion

Written by Jane Barclay
Illustrated by Renne Benoit


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $18.95

Much has been written about war and remembrance, but very little of it has been for young children. As questions come from a young grandchild, his grandpa talks about how, as a very young man, he was as proud as a peacock in uniform, busy as a beaver on his Atlantic... Read more >
Other Echoes
Other Echoes
Written by Adele Geras
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ISBN: 9780307539458
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Other Echoes

Written by Adele Geras


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $10.99

Eighteen-year-old Flora is recovering from “nervous exhaustion” in the sanatorium at her boarding school. She is supposed to rest. But the rest brings back her childhood memories of living in Borneo, where she encountered people and events shaped by the tragedies of the Second World War, when the island was occupied... Read more >
War Is...
War Is...
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780763642310
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War Is...
Soldiers, Survivors and Storytellers Talk about War
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $8.99

In a provocative anthology, two editors with opposing viewpoints present
an unflinching collection of works refl ecting on the nature of war.


Marc Aronson thinks war is inevitable. Patty Campbell thinks war is cruel, deceptive, and wrong. But both agree on one thing: that teens need to hear the truthful voices of those... Read more >
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Lord of the Nutcracker Men
Lord of the Nutcracker Men
Written by Iain Lawrence
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ISBN: 9780307537898
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Lord of the Nutcracker Men

Written by Iain Lawrence


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
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Ten-year-old Johnny eagerly plays at war with the army of nutcracker soldiers his toymaker father whittles for him. He demolishes imaginary foes. But in 1914 Germany looms as the real enemy of Europe, and all too soon Johnny’s father is swept up in the war to end all wars. He proudly... Read more >
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The Last Mission
The Last Mission
Written by Harry Mazer
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ISBN: 9780307536600
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The Last Mission

Written by Harry Mazer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $6.99

In 1944, as World War II is  raging across Europe, fifteen-year-old Jack Raab  dreams of being a hero. Leaving New York City, his  family, and his boyhood behind, Jack uses a false  I.D. and lies his way into the U.S. Air  Force.



From their base in England, he and his crew  fly twenty-four treacherous bombing missions over  occupied Europe... Read more >
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Eyes of the Emperor
Eyes of the Emperor
Written by Graham Salisbury
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ISBN: 9780307523150
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Eyes of the Emperor

Written by Graham Salisbury


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $6.99

Eddy Okubo lies about his age and joins the army in his hometown of Honolulu only weeks before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. Suddenly Americans see him as the enemy—even the U.S. Army doubts the loyalty of Japanese American soldiers.

Then the army sends Eddy and a small band of Japanese American... Read more >
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The Winter War: A Novel
The Winter War: A Novel
Written by William Durbin
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ISBN: 9780307549426
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The Winter War: A Novel

Written by William Durbin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $9.99

When the Soviet Union invades its tiny neighbor Finland in November 1939, Marko volunteers to help the war effort. Even though his leg was weakened by polio, he can ski well, and he becomes a messenger on the front line, skiing in white camouflage through the forests at night. The dark... Read more >
At the Firefly Gate
At the Firefly Gate
Written by Linda Newbery
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ISBN: 9780375892226
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At the Firefly Gate

Written by Linda Newbery


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $5.99

Henry has always felt like an outsider and things are about to get worse when his family moves to the countryside and the prospect of a new school looms. He retreats more and more into his shell, until he meets Dottie, a frail old lady, who has tremendous spirit. He feels... Read more >
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
Written by M.T. Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629502
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II
The Kingdom on the Waves
Written by M.T. Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $22.99

Volume II of the National Book Award Winner and NEW YORK TIMES bestseller — a stunning resolution to the epic tale that "fascinates, appalls,
condemns, and enthralls."


Fearing a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, escape through rising tides and pouring rain to find shelter in British-occupied Boston. Sundered from all... Read more >
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War Is...
War Is...
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636258
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War Is...
Soldiers, Survivors, and Storytellers Talk About War
Edited by Marc Aronson and Patty Campbell


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $17.99

In a provocative anthology, two editors with opposing viewpoints present an unflinching collection of works reflecting on the nature of war.

Marc Aronson thinks war is inevitable. Patty Campbell thinks war is cruel, deceptive, and wrong. But both agree on one thing: that teens need to hear the truthful voices of those... Read more >
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For Freedom
For Freedom
Written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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ISBN: 9780307433381
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For Freedom
The Story of a French Spy
Written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $5.99

A teenager transforms from a schoolgirl to a spy in this true story of heroism in wartime.

Suzanne David's everyday life is suddenly shattered in 1940 when a bomb drops on the main square of her hometown, the city of Cherbourg, France, killing a pregnant neighbor right in front of her. Until... Read more >
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Shattered
Shattered
Written by Jennifer Armstrong
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ISBN: 9780307433749
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Shattered
Stories of Children and War
Written by Jennifer Armstrong


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

As bullets ring and bombs are dropped, children watch—mostly from the sidelines, but occasionally in the direct line of fire. Unaware of the political issues or power struggles behind the battle, all they know are the human, emotional consequences of this thing called war. This collection examines all of war’s implications... Read more >
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The Shell House
The Shell House
Written by Linda Newbery
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ISBN: 9780307434005
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The Shell House

Written by Linda Newbery


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $5.99

Greg’s casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg’s contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose... Read more >
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