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Big Red Kangaroo

(Available January 6, 2015)
Big Red Kangaroo
Written by Claire Saxby, Illustrated by Graham Byrne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763670757
Our Price: $16.99
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Big Red Kangaroo

Written by Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Graham Byrne


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Follow a dominant male kangaroo as he leads his mob in search of food—and holds his own against other males who vie for his role.


In the center of Australia, the sun is setting over the baked earth, and Red Kangaroo stirs from his rest. It's breakfast time, and Red must lead... Read more >
Bilby

(Available January 6, 2015)
Bilby
Written by Edel Wignell, Illustrated by Mark Jackson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763667597
Our Price: $16.99
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Bilby
Secrets of an Australian Marsupial
Written by Edel Wignell
Illustrated by Mark Jackson


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Everyone has heard of kangaroos and koalas. Now meet the bilby, an endangered Australian marsupial with silky fur, long ears, and bright eyes.

In the hostile Australian desert, a mother bilby gives birth to a baby. Nestled in a burrow deep underground, she cares for her little one. Soon he must grow... Read more >
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Written by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $10.99

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

(Available January 6, 2015)
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Written by Laurie Ann Thompson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780449817452
Our Price: $20.99
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Written by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $20.99

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

(Available January 6, 2015)
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Written by Laurie Ann Thompson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780449817445
Our Price: $17.99
 Quantity: 1 
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Written by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $17.99

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Sand Swimmers

(Available January 6, 2015)
Sand Swimmers
Written by Narelle Oliver, Illustrated by Narelle Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763667610
Our Price: $16.99
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Sand Swimmers
The Secret Life of Australia's Desert Wilderness
Written by Narelle Oliver
Illustrated by Narelle Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Journey to the heart of Australia and find secret life in the harshest of deserts in this riveting true story captured in stunning illustrations.

In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine anything can exist in such a forbidding place. But... Read more >
Kid Presidents
Kid Presidents
Written by David Stabler, Illustrated by Doogie Horner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747311
Our Price: $13.95
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Kid Presidents
True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents
Written by David Stabler
Illustrated by Doogie Horner


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.95

The kids who grew up to be president were like a lot of other children. Some struggled with schoolwork and got into fights; others pranked their teachers and infuriated their parents. William Howard Taft was forced to take dance lessons. Gerald Ford struggled with dyslexia. Teddy Roosevelt had a bedroom “museum&rdquo... Read more >
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Kid Presidents
True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents
Written by David Stabler
Illustrated by Doogie Horner


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.95

The kids who grew up to be president were like a lot of other children. Some struggled with schoolwork and got into fights; others pranked their teachers and infuriated their parents. William Howard Taft was forced to take dance lessons. Gerald Ford struggled with dyslexia. Teddy Roosevelt had a bedroom “museum&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
Written by Jared Diamond
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 7, 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 >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675059
Our Price: $8.99
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Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Take a piece of the "land down under" home with you! Thirteen of Australia’s most famous sites are featured in an exquisite cut-paper, accordion-fold novelty illustrated by Charlotte Trounce. Read more >
The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide
The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675066
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The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Remember your visit to the Louvre (or build up excitement for a trip to come) with a beautiful five-foot-long cut-paper memento featuring twelve of the Louvre’s most famous masterpieces. Read more >
Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671860
Our Price: $8.99
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Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 20 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Nostalgic for gondolas? Hoping to visit Italy someday? A lovely, cut-paper, accordion-fold novelty illustrated by Sarah McMenemy invites you to tour twelve of Venice’s most famous sites. Read more >
Friends for Freedom
Friends for Freedom
Written by Suzanne Slade, Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895682
Our Price: $16.95
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Friends for Freedom
The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
Written by Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.95

No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it. Despite naysayers, hecklers, and even arsonists, Susan and Frederick became fast friends... Read more >
Global Baby Boys
Global Baby Boys
Written by Maya Ajmera
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781580894401
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Global Baby Boys

Written by Maya Ajmera


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $6.95

In this companion book to Global Baby Girls, appealing photographs of baby boys from around the globe celebrate diversity. Read more >
Inside and Out: New York
Inside and Out: New York
Written by Josh Cochran, Illustrated by Josh Cochran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763675202
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Inside and Out: New York

Written by Josh Cochran
Illustrated by Josh Cochran


Format: Trade Paperback, 16 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

See New York unfold in this stunning first title from Inside and Out, a series of double-sided wall charts that open out to more than two and a half feet. Take a stroll past iconic buildings and spot more than eighty objects in a compelling game of search and find. Then... Read more >
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
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: $9.99

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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Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Ice Wreck
Ice Wreck
Written by Lucille Recht Penner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385382878
Our Price: $3.99
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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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Pop-up New York
Pop-up New York
Written by Jennie Maizels, Illustrated by Jennie Maizels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671624
Our Price: $19.99
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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
Our Price: $18.90
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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 >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664725
Our Price: $8.99
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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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