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The Death of Yorik Mortwell
The Death of Yorik Mortwell
Written by Stephen Messer, Illustrated by Gris Grimly
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ISBN: 9780375899287
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The Death of Yorik Mortwell

Written by Stephen Messer
Illustrated by Gris Grimly


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $6.99

Inspired by the artwork of Edward Gorey, Windblowne author Stephen Messer delivers a mock-Gothic tale about poor Yorick (alas!), son of the Gamekeeper at venerable Ravenby Manor, who meets an untimely demise—in chapter one! Worry not, dear reader, for Yorick returns in ghostly form, intent on revenge. In the course of... Read more >
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The Death of Yorik Mortwell
The Death of Yorik Mortwell
Written by Stephen Messer, Illustrated by Gris Grimly
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968587
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The Death of Yorik Mortwell

Written by Stephen Messer
Illustrated by Gris Grimly


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $18.99

Inspired by the artwork of Edward Gorey, Windblowne author Stephen Messer delivers a mock-Gothic tale about poor Yorick (alas!), son of the Gamekeeper at venerable Ravenby Manor, who meets an untimely demise—in chapter one! Worry not, dear reader, for Yorick returns in ghostly form, intent on revenge. In the course of... Read more >
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My Beating Teenage Heart
My Beating Teenage Heart
Written by C. K. Kelly Martin
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ISBN: 9780375899256
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My Beating Teenage Heart

Written by C. K. Kelly Martin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $8.99

Ashlyn Baptiste is falling. One moment she was nothing—no memories, no self—and then suddenly, she's plummeting through a sea of stars. Is she in a coma? She doesn't remember dying, and she has no memories of the life she left behind. All she knows is that she's trapped in a consciousness... Read more >
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My Beating Teenage Heart
My Beating Teenage Heart
Written by C. K. Kelly Martin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968556
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My Beating Teenage Heart

Written by C. K. Kelly Martin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 288 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $19.99

Ashlyn Baptiste is falling. One moment she was nothing—no memories, no self—and then suddenly, she's plummeting through a sea of stars. Is she in a coma? She doesn't remember dying, and she has no memories of the life she left behind. All she knows is that she's trapped in a consciousness... Read more >
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A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls
Written by Patrick Ness, Illustrated by Jim Kay
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763655594
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A Monster Calls
Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd
Written by Patrick Ness
Illustrated by Jim Kay


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2011
Price: $16.99

An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor.

At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting-- he's been expecting the one from his nightmare... Read more >
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Here Lies Linc
Here Lies Linc
Written by Delia Ray
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867576
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Here Lies Linc

Written by Delia Ray


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $16.99

When 12-year-old Linc Crenshaw decides he wants to go to public school, his professor mom isn't so happy with the idea. He's convinced it will be the ticket to a new social life. Instead, it's a disaster when his mom shows up at their field trip to the local cemetery to... Read more >
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Here Lies Linc
Here Lies Linc
Written by Delia Ray
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ISBN: 9780375898440
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Here Lies Linc

Written by Delia Ray


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $7.99

When 12-year-old Linc Crenshaw decides he wants to go to public school, his professor mom isn't so happy with the idea. He's convinced it will be the ticket to a new social life. Instead, it's a disaster when his mom shows up at their field trip to the local cemetery to... Read more >
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Mimi
Mimi
Written by John Newman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763654153
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Mimi

Written by John Newman


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $15.99

Mimi's life is off the rails since the sudden loss of her mother. What will it take to pull her and her family together? A spot-on, witty, and genuinely moving novel.

One hundred and forty-nine days ago, Mimi's mam died. Everyone's given up. Dad keeps burning pizzas, and he doesn't smile anymore... Read more >
Pearl Verses the World
Pearl Verses the World
Written by Sally Murphy, Illustrated by Heather Potter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763648213
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Pearl Verses the World

Written by Sally Murphy
Illustrated by Heather Potter


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $14.99

At school, Pearl is a group of one, and at home her beloved granny is fading. A poignant gem of a tale about independence, grief, and finding your place.

Pearl likes to write poems, but despite the insistence of her teacher, Ms. Bruff, Pearl's poems don't rhyme, and neither does she. She... Read more >
The Game of Triumphs
The Game of Triumphs
Written by Laura Powell
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ISBN: 9780375897740
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The Game of Triumphs

Written by Laura Powell


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

"Tarot comes alive in this cleverly conceived thriller that delivers action, humor, and mystery in spades." —The Bulletin

At an exclusive Soho party one rainy night, Cat stumbles into an ancient and dangerous game of fortune. A mysterious quartet of game masters deal out challenges—moves that unfold in the Arcanum, a dream-scape... Read more >
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Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas
Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375899492
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Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $8.99

What's Happened to Me?
     Sarah finds herself in a strange place, and she can recall only one thing—her name. A young man, Heath de Charon, explains to Sarah that he found her unconscious on the grounds of his family's estate and has been caring for her. Sarah is thankful, but when... Read more >
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Sammy in the Sky
Sammy in the Sky
Written by Barbara Walsh, Illustrated by Jamie Wyeth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649272
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Sammy in the Sky

Written by Barbara Walsh
Illustrated by Jamie Wyeth


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

A deeply affecting tale of love, loss, and remembrance-- told in clear-eyed prose by a top journalist and illustrated by a renowned American painter.

Sammy, the best hound dog in the whole wide world, loves his girl and she loves him. When illness cuts Sammy's life short, the girl's family keeps his... Read more >
Revolution
Revolution
Written by Jennifer Donnelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385737647
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Revolution

Written by Jennifer Donnelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

Readers of If I Stay and Elizabeth George will love Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award-winning novel A Northern Light. Revolution artfully weaves two girls’ stories into one unforgettable account of life, loss, and enduring love; it spans centuries and vividly depicts the eternal struggles of the human heart.

BROOKLYN... Read more >
Paper Covers Rock
Paper Covers Rock
Written by Jenny Hubbard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385740555
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Paper Covers Rock

Written by Jenny Hubbard


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $16.99

"In the tradition of John Knowles's A Separate Peace."--Publisher Weekly, Starred
"One of the best young adult books I've read in years."--Pat Conroy
William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist

At the beginning of his junior year at a boys' boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When... Read more >
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Paper Covers Rock
Paper Covers Rock
Written by Jenny Hubbard
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ISBN: 9780375899423
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Paper Covers Rock

Written by Jenny Hubbard


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $7.99

William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist

"One of the best young adult books I've read in years."--Pat Conroy

At the beginning of his junior year at a boys' boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When questioned, Alex and his friend Glenn, who was also at... Read more >
Paper Covers Rock
Paper Covers Rock
Written by Jenny Hubbard
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375989544
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Paper Covers Rock

Written by Jenny Hubbard


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $19.99

William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist

"One of the best young adult books I've read in years."--Pat Conroy

At the beginning of his junior year at a boys' boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When questioned, Alex and his friend Glenn, who was also at... Read more >
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The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye
The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye
Written by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Jim LaMarche
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375988707
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The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye

Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Jim LaMarche


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $9.99

Not since The 10th Good Thing About Barney or I'll Always Love You has there been such a peaceful and inspiring book to help children and adults cope with the loss of a pet. The talented multiple-medalist Jane Yolen takes on this difficult subject with her usual grace and poetic sensitivity... Read more >
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The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye
The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye
Written by Jane Yolen
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ISBN: 9780375966637
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The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye

Written by Jane Yolen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $19.99

Not since The 10th Good Thing About Barney or I'll Always Love You has there been such a peaceful and inspiring book to help children and adults cope with the loss of a pet. The talented multiple-medalist Jane Yolen takes on this difficult subject with her usual grace and poetic sensitivity... Read more >
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Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Written by A.S. King, Read by Lynde Houck
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307942111
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Please Ignore Vera Dietz

Written by A.S. King
Read by Lynde Houck


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

Vera’s spent her whole life secretly in love with her best friend, Charlie Kahn. And over the years she’s kept a lot of his secrets. Even after he betrayed her. Even after he ruined everything.
 
So when Charlie dies in dark circumstances, Vera knows a lot more than anyone—the kids at school...

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Road to Tater Hill
Road to Tater Hill
Written by Edith M. Hemingway
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ISBN: 9780375845444
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Road to Tater Hill

Written by Edith M. Hemingway


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $6.99

Annie can always count on spending summers at her grandparents'. This summer should be even better because Mama is going to have a baby soon. Before Daddy leaves for his Air Force assignment, he gives Annie a journal for summer memories. But now Annie is grieving over the death of her... Read more >
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Gone from These Woods
Gone from These Woods
Written by Donny Bailey Seagraves
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375845048
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Gone from These Woods

Written by Donny Bailey Seagraves


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $6.99

I didn't want to go hunting with Uncle Clay that morning. Now I have to live with what happened for the rest of my life. It was just an accident. The rabbit ran away. Clay fell.

Nothing has been the same for Daniel since that morning in the woods when Uncle Clay... Read more >
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Love, Aubrey
Love, Aubrey
Written by Suzanne LaFleur
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375851599
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Love, Aubrey

Written by Suzanne LaFleur


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $6.99

A beautifully written and deeply moving middle-grade novel with characters to cherish and a story that deals with tragedy and loss in a fresh way. Aubrey has suffered an unbelievable loss, and goes to live with her grandmother in Vermont in order to heal. There she makes new friends, learns to... Read more >
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So Shelly
So Shelly
Written by Ty Roth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897924
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So Shelly

Written by Ty Roth


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $9.99

Until now, high school junior, John Keats, has only tiptoed near the edges of the vortex that is schoolmate and literary prodigy, Gordon Byron. That is, until their mutual friend, Shelly, drowns in a sailing accident.

After stealing Shelly's ashes from her wake at Trinity Catholic High School, the boys set a... Read more >
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Mick Harte Was Here
Mick Harte Was Here
Written by Barbara Park
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786821
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Mick Harte Was Here

Written by Barbara Park


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $5.99

How could someone like Mick die? He was the kid who freaked out his mom by putting a ceramic eye in a defrosted chicken, the kid who did a wild dance in front of the whole school--and the kid who, if only he had worn his bicycle helmet, would still be... Read more >
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Ostrich Boys
Ostrich Boys
Written by Keith Gray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375858444
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Ostrich Boys

Written by Keith Gray


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $8.99

"It's not really kidnapping, is it? He'd have to be alive for it to be proper kidnapping."

Ross is dead, and Blake, Sim, and Kenny are furious. To make things right, they steal Ross's ashes and set out from their home on the English coast for the tiny village of Ross in... Read more >
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