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Precious Bones
Precious Bones
Written by Mika Ashley-Hollinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307974211
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Precious Bones

Written by Mika Ashley-Hollinger


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $7.99

Meet ten-year-old Bones, whose playground is the Florida swamps, brimming with mystical witches, black bears, alligators and bobcats. Bones' father, Nolay, a Miccosukee Indian, is smart and mischievous. Her Mama, practical as corn bread, can see straight into Bones' soul.

It's summer, and Bones is busy hunting and fishing with her best... Read more >
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Precious Bones
Precious Bones
Written by Mika Ashley-Hollinger
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375990465
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Precious Bones

Written by Mika Ashley-Hollinger


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 352 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $19.99

Meet ten-year-old Bones, whose playground is the Florida swamps, brimming with mystical witches, black bears, alligators and bobcats. Bones' father, Nolay, a Miccosukee Indian, is smart and mischievous. Her Mama, practical as corn bread, can see straight into Bones' soul.

It's summer, and Bones is busy hunting and fishing with her best... Read more >
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The Last Song
The Last Song
Written by Eva Wiseman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769795
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The Last Song

Written by Eva Wiseman


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $17.95

Spain had been one of the world’s most tolerant societies for eight hundred years, but that way of life was wiped out by the Inquisition. Isabel’s family feels safe from the terrors, torture, and burnings. After all, her father is a respected physician in the court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Isabel... Read more >
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The Last Song
The Last Song
Written by Eva Wiseman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780887769801
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The Last Song

Written by Eva Wiseman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $10.99

Spain had been one of the world’s most tolerant societies for eight hundred years, but that way of life was wiped out by the Inquisition. Isabel’s family feels safe from the terrors, torture, and burnings. After all, her father is a respected physician in the court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Isabel... Read more >
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Jasper Jones
Jasper Jones
Written by Craig Silvey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375866272
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Jasper Jones

Written by Craig Silvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to ask for Charlie's help. Terribly afraid but desperate... Read more >
Jasper Jones
Jasper Jones
Written by Craig Silvey, Read by Matt Cowlrick
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449013946
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Jasper Jones

Written by Craig Silvey
Read by Matt Cowlrick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $50.00

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to ask for Charlie's help. Terribly afraid but desperate... Read more >
Jasper Jones
Jasper Jones
Written by Craig Silvey, Read by Matt Cowlrick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449013953
Our Price: $25.00

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Jasper Jones

Written by Craig Silvey
Read by Matt Cowlrick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $25.00

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to ask for Charlie's help. Terribly afraid but desperate... Read more >
Puppet
Puppet
Written by Eva Wiseman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770492967
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Puppet

Written by Eva Wiseman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $9.95

A heartbreaking episode in history, explained through the story of a young servant girl in the late 1800s.

The year is 1882. A young servant girl named Esther disappears from a small Hungarian village. Several Jewish men from the village of Tisza Eszvar face the ‘blood libel’ — the centuries-old calumny that... Read more >
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Just as Good
Just as Good
Written by Chris Crowe, Illustrated by Mike Benny
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650261
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Just as Good
How Larry Doby Changed America's Game
Written by Chris Crowe
Illustrated by Mike Benny


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $16.99

Batter up for the first-ever children's book about Larry Doby, the first African-American player to hit a home run in the World Series.

The year is 1948, and Homer and his daddy are baseball crazy. Ever since last season, when their man Larry Doby followed Jackie Robinson across baseball's color line and... Read more >
Crow
Crow
Written by Barbara Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869280
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Crow

Written by Barbara Wright


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.99

The summer of 1898 is filled with ups and downs for 11-year-old Moses. He's growing apart from his best friend, his superstitious Boo-Nanny butts heads constantly with his pragmatic, educated father, and his mother is reeling from the discovery of a family secret. Yet there are good times, too. He's teaching... Read more >
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Crow
Crow
Written by Barbara Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375982705
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Crow

Written by Barbara Wright


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $7.99

The summer of 1898 is filled with ups and downs for 11-year-old Moses. He's growing apart from his best friend, his superstitious Boo-Nanny butts heads constantly with his pragmatic, educated father, and his mother is reeling from the discovery of a family secret. Yet there are good times, too. He's teaching... Read more >
Zora and Me
Zora and Me
Written by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658144
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Zora and Me

Written by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $6.99

Winner of the 2011 John Steptoe New Talent (Author) Award!

Racial duplicity threatens an idyllic African American community in the turn-of-the-century South in a dazzling debut inspired by the early life of Zora Neale Hurston.

Whether she’s telling the truth or stretching it, Zora Neale Hurston is a riveting storyteller. Her latest creation... Read more >
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The Storm Before Atlanta
The Storm Before Atlanta
Written by Karen Schwabach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375858673
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The Storm Before Atlanta

Written by Karen Schwabach


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

At a time when most people have grown weary of the war between the states, two young children are desperate to find their way to the battlefields. Jeremy DeGroot wants nothing more than to join a troop as a drummer boy. For Dulcie, a runaway slave, freedom means she must head... Read more >
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The Crayon Box that Talked
The Crayon Box that Talked
Illustrated by Shane Derolf and Michael Letzig
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307974853
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The Crayon Box that Talked

Illustrated by Shane Derolf and Michael Letzig


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

Yellow hates Red, so does Green, and no one likes Orange! Can these crayons quit arguing and learn to cooperate? Shane DeRolf's deceptively simple poem celebrates the creation of harmony through diversity. In combination with Michael Letzig's vibrant illustrations, young readers will understand that when we all work together, the results... Read more >
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The Wonder of Charlie Anne
The Wonder of Charlie Anne
Written by Kimberly Newton Fusco
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375854552
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The Wonder of Charlie Anne

Written by Kimberly Newton Fusco


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $6.99

Charlie Anne is devastated when her father must go north to build roads after the Depression hits. She and her siblings are left with their rigid cousin, Mirabel, and a farm full of chores. The only solace Charlie Anne finds is by the river, where the memory of her mother is... 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 >
White Water
White Water
Written by Michael S. Bandy, Eric Stein and Shadra Strickland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636784
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White Water

Written by Michael S. Bandy, Eric Stein and 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 >
Sneetches on Beaches
Sneetches on Beaches
Written by Dr. Seuss
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780375873188
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Sneetches on Beaches

Written by Dr. Seuss


Format: Non-traditional book, 14 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $10.99

This interactive book based on The Sneetches sports foil and fur, scratch and sniff, a bright red ball that squeaks, and more! Babies and toddlers can pull, push, and feel their way through this simple Seussian story that teaches tolerance and encourages children to be kind.
 
The Dr. Seuss Nursery... Read more >
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 >
You Don't Know About Me
You Don't Know About Me
Written by Brian Meehl
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897153
Our Price: $9.99
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You Don't Know About Me

Written by Brian Meehl


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $9.99

Sixteen-year-old Billy Allbright is about to bust out of his sheltered cocoon and go on a gonzo road trip. He just doesn't know it yet. His ticket to freedom? A mysterious Bible containing two resurrection stories. The second is about a man Billy's never met, and who is supposedly dead: his... Read more >
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Jasper Jones
Jasper Jones
Written by Craig Silvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375866661
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Jasper Jones

Written by Craig Silvey


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $16.99

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to ask for Charlie's help. Terribly afraid but desperate... Read more >
Jasper Jones
Jasper Jones
Written by Craig Silvey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896781
Our Price: $9.99
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Jasper Jones

Written by Craig Silvey


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $9.99

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to ask for Charlie's help. Terribly afraid but desperate... Read more >
Jasper Jones
Jasper Jones
Written by Craig Silvey
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375966668
Our Price: $19.99
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Jasper Jones

Written by Craig Silvey


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 320 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $19.99

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to ask for Charlie's help. Terribly afraid but desperate... Read more >
Down Sand Mountain
Down Sand Mountain
Written by Steve Watkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763648350
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Down Sand Mountain

Written by Steve Watkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $7.99

In a tale full of humor and poignancy, a sheltered twelve-year-old boy comes of age in a small Florida mining town amid the changing mores of the 1960s.

It's 1966 and Dewey Turner is determined to start the school year right. No more being the brunt of every joke. No more "Deweyitis."... Read more >
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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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