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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)

(Available August 5, 2014)
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385743280
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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $8.99

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had...

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Ice Wreck
Ice Wreck
Written by Lucille Recht Penner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385382878
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Ice Wreck

Written by Lucille Recht Penner


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $3.99

Shackleton’s Antarctic journey took courage and perseverance. Now his story is told in a full-color early chapter book!
 
In 1914, Ernest Shackleton and his crew set out for the South Pole. They never made it. Within sight of land, the ship ran into dangerous waters filled with chunks of ice. Then the... Read more >
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The Impossible Rescue
The Impossible Rescue
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763670931
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The Impossible Rescue
The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.99

The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure.

In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that... Read more >
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Pop-up New York
Pop-up New York
Written by Jennie Maizels, Illustrated by Jennie Maizels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671624
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Pop-up New York

Written by Jennie Maizels
Illustrated by Jennie Maizels


Format: Hardcover, 12 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $19.99

Start spreading the news! A 3D journey explores the Big Apple’s most exciting sites in this inviting novelty book.

Welcome to New York City! Open this engrossing, large-format book and set off on a tour that wends its way from the Statue of Liberty to Yankee Stadium, with many must-see stops along... Read more >
Angry Birds Explore the World
Angry Birds Explore the World
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426319877
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Angry Birds Explore the World

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 104 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $18.90

Young readers are invited to travel the world with the wildly popular Angry Birds characters as their guides in this latest book in the ever-clever Playground series.

Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world, exploring cool places, new cultures, and wild creatures on all seven... Read more >
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Angry Birds Explore the World
Angry Birds Explore the World
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426318108
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Angry Birds Explore the World

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $9.99

Young readers are invited to travel the world with the wildly popular Angry Birds characters as their guides in this latest book in the ever-clever Playground series.

Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world, exploring cool places, new cultures, and wild creatures on all seven... Read more >
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Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664725
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Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $8.99

A foldout 3D keepsake, tucked inside a stylish slipcase, invites armchair travelers to visit -- or revisit -- a favorite city from afar.

Explore Berlin’s outstanding landmarks by unfolding this beautiful souvenir of Germany’s capital city. Wend from the historic Brandenburg Gate to the popular Berlin Zoo to the bronze goddess Victoria... Read more >
The Star Spangled Banner
The Star Spangled Banner
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375972096
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The Star Spangled Banner

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 56 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $20.99

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The Star-Spangled Banner
The Star-Spangled Banner
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385376181
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The Star-Spangled Banner

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.99

Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes illustrated lyrics; the fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words; musical notation; historical photographs... Read more >
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We the People
We the People
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385376174
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We the People

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.99

In this visual celebration of the U.S. Constitution and its framers, Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier tells the stirring American tale of how this most important document came to symbolize freedom, justice, equality, and hope for all citizens. This fact-filled volume includes: an illustrated preamble to the Constitution, illuminating its signifcance from... Read more >
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We the People
We the People
Written by Peter Spier
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375972089
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We the People

Written by Peter Spier


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $20.99

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Rio de Janeiro: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Rio de Janeiro: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Trisha Krauss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763670290
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Rio de Janeiro: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Trisha Krauss


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $8.99

A foldout 3D keepsake, tucked inside a stylish slipcase, invites armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite city from afar.

Celebrate Brazil’s Marvelous City with this foldout tour of Rio de Janeiro. Explore the massive statue of Christ the Redeemer, scenic Sugarloaf Mountain, and the historic Municipal Theater... Read more >
At Home in Her Tomb
At Home in Her Tomb
Written by Christine Liu-Perkins, Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893701
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At Home in Her Tomb
Lady Dai and the Ancient Chinese Treasures of Mawangdui
Written by Christine Liu-Perkins
Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

This middle-grade chapter book unearths the mysteries of the Mawangdui (mah-wahng-dway) tombs, one of China’s top archaeological finds of the last century. Miniature servants, mysterious silk paintings, scrolls of long-lost secrets, and the best preserved mummy in the world (the body of Lady Dai) are just some of the artifacts that... Read more >
The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
Written by Jared Diamond, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805227
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The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
Written by Jared Diamond
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons—all within a heartbeat of evolutionary time. Now, faced with the threat of nuclear weapons and the effects of climate change, it... Read more >
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Portland ABC
Portland ABC
Illustrated by John Skewes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570619205
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Portland ABC

Illustrated by John Skewes


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

This modern, colorful alphabet book comes on the heels of the regional best-selling Larry Gets Lost in Portland. Larry and his friend Pete see Portland from A (Art Museum) to Z (Portland Zoo), and everything in between. H is for Hawthorne Bridge, P is for Powell’s Books, and W is for... Read more >
In New York
In New York
Written by Marc Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375864544
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In New York

Written by Marc Brown


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.99

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of... Read more >
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In New York
In New York
Written by Marc Brown
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307974440
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In New York

Written by Marc Brown


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $10.99

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of... Read more >
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In New York
In New York
Written by Marc Brown
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375964541
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In New York

Written by Marc Brown


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $20.99

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas
National Geographic Kids Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314889
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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

Discovering the world and all that's in it will take on a whole new level of excitement for kids with this bold and vibrant world atlas. It's full of fun facts, fascinating information, easy-to-read maps, lots of games, and vibrant pictures of everything from wacky hotels around the world to natural... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas
National Geographic Kids Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314896
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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Globetrotting World Atlas

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 256 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $22.90

Discovering the world and all that's in it will take on a whole new level of excitement for kids with this bold and vibrant world atlas. It's full of fun facts, fascinating information, easy-to-read maps, lots of games, and vibrant pictures of everything from wacky hotels around the world to natural... Read more >
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A Walk in Paris
A Walk in Paris
Written by Salvatore Rubbino, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669843
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A Walk in Paris

Written by Salvatore Rubbino
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.99

Salvatore Rubbino takes young readers on another delightful sightseeing walk, this time through the glittering streets of the City of Light.

Vive la France! Join a girl and her grandfather on a walking tour through Paris. Follow them as they climb to the top of Notre Dame formidable! sample tasty... Read more >
Music Everywhere!
Music Everywhere!
Written by Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine and Cynthia Pon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570919374
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Music Everywhere!

Written by Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine and Cynthia Pon


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $7.95

Photographs from around the world celebrate the universal joy that kids get from making music, whether they’re playing instruments, clapping their hands, stomping their feet, or singing. Music can help express one child’s feelings—or it can bring a whole community together. Read more >
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Music Everywhere!
Music Everywhere!
Written by Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine and Cynthia Pon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570919367
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Music Everywhere!

Written by Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine and Cynthia Pon


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $17.95

Photographs from around the world celebrate the universal joy that kids get from making music, whether they’re playing instruments, clapping their hands, stomping their feet, or singing. Music can help express one child’s feelings—or it can bring a whole community together. Read more >
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People You Gotta Meet Before You Grow Up
People You Gotta Meet Before You Grow Up
Written by Joe Rhatigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781623540043
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People You Gotta Meet Before You Grow Up
Get to Know the Movers and Shakers, Heroes and Hotshots in Your Hometown
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $14.95

It doesn’t have to be a celebrity, it doesn’t have to be a big-name athlete: some of the most important and exciting people a kid can meet live right nearby, in his or her own hometown! These are the folks who quietly help keep us safe, grow our food, and motivate... Read more >
Children of Native America Today
Children of Native America Today
Written by Maya Ajmera and Arlene Hirshfelder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570919657
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Children of Native America Today

Written by Maya Ajmera and Arlene Hirshfelder


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $9.95

Come along on a photographic journey through America's native nations as seen through the eyes of children.

CHILDREN OF NATIVE AMERICA TODAY invites readers to explore Native nations, focusing on the children who live, learn, and play in tribal communities throughout the United States. These children celebrate a proud heritage, a rich... Read more >
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