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Alphabetabum

(Available October 14, 2014)
Alphabetabum
Written by Vladimir Radunsky and Chris Raschka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590178171
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Alphabetabum
An Album of Rare Photographs and Medium Verses
Written by Vladimir Radunsky and Chris Raschka


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $19.95

A New York Review Children’s Collection Original
 
What happens to the pictures of us? Nowadays they go straight to the Internet where anyone anywhere in the world can see them. And they’re nothing terribly special.
 
It wasn’t that way a hundred years ago, when getting your picture taken... Read more >
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat

(Available October 14, 2014)
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat
Written by Sarah L. Thomson, Illustrated by Andrew Plant
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894005
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat

Written by Sarah L. Thomson
Illustrated by Andrew Plant


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.95

The saber-toothed cat was a fearsome prehistoric predator. Written for beginning readers, clear and succinct text explains how we think saber-toothed cats lived, hunted, and became extinct. Back matter explores other large-toothed predators and provides additional print, visual, and web resources. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat

(Available October 14, 2014)
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat
Written by Sarah L. Thomson, Illustrated by Andrew Plant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580894074
Our Price: $5.95
 Quantity: 1 
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat

Written by Sarah L. Thomson
Illustrated by Andrew Plant


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $5.95

The saber-toothed cat was a fearsome prehistoric predator. Written for beginning readers, clear and succinct text explains how we think saber-toothed cats lived, hunted, and became extinct. Back matter explores other large-toothed predators and provides additional print, visual, and web resources. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories

(Available October 14, 2014)
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories
Written by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Jui Ishida
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426317255
Our Price: $24.99
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories
Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom
Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Jui Ishida


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $24.99

Amazing animal stories that span the centuries come to life in this beautifully written and illustrated book. Some are sweet, some funny, some surprising, but all are emotionally powerful -- the Capitolene geese who saved the Roman empire, Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, the passenger pigeon of WWI... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories

(Available October 14, 2014)
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories
Written by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Jui Ishida
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317262
Our Price: $33.90
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Kids Animal Stories
Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom
Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Jui Ishida


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $33.90

Amazing animal stories that span the centuries come to life in this beautifully written and illustrated book. Some are sweet, some funny, some surprising, but all are emotionally powerful -- the Capitolene geese who saved the Roman empire, Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, the passenger pigeon of WWI... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! (National Wildlife Federation)

(Available October 14, 2014)
Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! (National Wildlife Federation)
Written by Dawn Cusick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781623540425
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! (National Wildlife Federation)
Fierce Fangs, Stinging Spines, Scary Stares, and More
Written by Dawn Cusick


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.95

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready for some supersonic fun that will make you say OUCH! Discover talon strength in birds of prey, sharp claws in lions and pumas, chewing mouthparts in insects, venom in snakes, and... Read more >
Animals That Make Me Say Wow! (National Wildlife Federation)

(Available October 14, 2014)
Animals That Make Me Say Wow! (National Wildlife Federation)
Written by Dawn Cusick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781623540418
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Animals That Make Me Say Wow! (National Wildlife Federation)
Secret Hideaways, Infrasonic Hearing, Bubble Gills, and More
Written by Dawn Cusick


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.95

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready for some supersonic fun that will make you say WOW! Discover jet propulsion in squid and dragonflies, camouflage in cuttlefish and katydids, photosynthesis in salamanders and sea slugs, vocal sacs in... Read more >
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Illustrated by Frank Morrison


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $3.99

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

(Available October 14, 2014)
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince, Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385755160
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Illustrated by Frank Morrison


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

(Available October 14, 2014)
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince, Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385755153
Our Price: $3.99
 Quantity: 1 
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Illustrated by Frank Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $3.99

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Before After

(Available October 14, 2014)
Before After
Written by Matthias Arégui and Anne-Margot Ramstein, Illustrated by Matthias Arégui and Anne-Margot Ramstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763676216
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Before After

Written by Matthias Arégui and Anne-Margot Ramstein
Illustrated by Matthias Arégui and Anne-Margot Ramstein


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $19.99

Which came first? No words are necessary in this beautiful, artfully humorous book, in which every turn of the page offers a surprise.

Everyone knows that a tiny acorn grows into a mighty oak and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. But in this clever, visually enchanting volume, it’s also true that a... Read more >
Children Growing Up with War

(Available October 14, 2014)
Children Growing Up with War
Written by Jenny Matthews, Photographed by Jenny Matthews
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669423
Our Price: $17.99
 Quantity: 1 
Children Growing Up with War

Written by Jenny Matthews
Photographed by Jenny Matthews


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $17.99

Through personal narrative and candid photographs, a photojournalist chronicles young lives upended by violence and strife.

The right to adequate nutrition and medical care.
The right to free education.
The right to a name and nationality.
The right to affection, love, and understanding.

In conflict zones around the world, children are denied... Read more >
Compost Stew

(Available October 14, 2014)
Compost Stew
Written by Mary McKenna Siddals, Illustrated by Ashley Wolff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385755382
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
Compost Stew
An A to Z Recipe for the Earth
Written by Mary McKenna Siddals
Illustrated by Ashley Wolff


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $7.99

From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile!
 
Kids everywhere are knowledgeable about the environment and climate change. Not only is composting becoming more common in households and residential gardens, but many school gardens feature compost piles, too. But how do... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Extreme Weather

(Available October 14, 2014)
Extreme Weather
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426318115
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Extreme Weather
Surviving Tornadoes, Sandstorms, Hailstorms, Blizzards, Hurricanes, and More!
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Record heat. Record storms. Record drought, snow, rain, and ocean levels. What's going on? In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Extreme Weather

(Available October 14, 2014)
Extreme Weather
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426318122
Our Price: $21.95
 Quantity: 1 
Extreme Weather
Surviving Tornadoes, Sandstorms, Hailstorms, Blizzards, Hurricanes, and More!
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $21.95

Record heat. Record storms. Record drought, snow, rain, and ocean levels. What's going on? In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Fairy Ring

(Available October 14, 2014)
The Fairy Ring
Written by Mary Losure
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763674953
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Fairy Ring
Or Elsie and Frances Fool the World
Written by Mary Losure


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $7.99

The enchanting true story of a girl who saw fairies, and another with a gift for art, who concocted a story to stay out of trouble and ended up fooling the world.

Frances was nine when she first saw the fairies. They were tiny men, dressed all in green. Nobody but Frances... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 6

(Available October 14, 2014)
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 6
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426317354
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 6

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $7.99

Get ready to ROTFL! The sixth book in this successful series delivers 300 new laugh-out-loud knock knocks, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Silly jokes paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people areguaranteed to tickle the funny bone of kids everywhere! Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 6

(Available October 14, 2014)
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 6
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317361
Our Price: $15.90
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 6

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 208 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $15.90

Get ready to ROTFL! The sixth book in this successful series delivers 300 new laugh-out-loud knock knocks, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Silly jokes paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people areguaranteed to tickle the funny bone of kids everywhere!


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs

(Available October 14, 2014)
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs
Written by Catherine D. Hughes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426317231
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs

Written by Catherine D. Hughes


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

The experts at National Geographic present a delightful reference that introduces young children to bugs of all kinds: big and small, jumping and crawling, colorful and creepy. This charming book explores backyard favorites, such as ladybugs and lightning bugs, and introduces kids to more exotic species that inhabit rain forests and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal

(Available October 14, 2014)
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426317279
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Life's weird sometimes! Here's a chance for Weird But True fans to keep their own personal diary about the weird and wacky world around them. For inspiration, there's a Weird But True fact a day, plus a daily place for kids to report on all the WBT stuff they observe and... Read more >
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

Written by Russell Martin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $6.99

At the time of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death, it was a common practice to take a lock of hair from the deceased as a remembrance, a sacred remnant of the person who meant so much when alive. One such lock of Beethoven’s hair survived through the years and eventually became the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

(Available October 14, 2014)
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917158
Our Price: $7.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $7.95

At the time of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death, it was a common practice to take a lock of hair from the deceased as a remembrance, a sacred remnant of the person who meant so much when alive. One such lock of Beethoven’s hair survived through the years and eventually became the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs

(Available October 14, 2014)
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs
Written by Catherine D. Hughes
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317248
Our Price: $23.90
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs

Written by Catherine D. Hughes


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $23.90

The experts at National Geographic present a delightful reference that introduces young children to bugs of all kinds: big and small, jumping and crawling, colorful and creepy. This charming book explores backyard favorites, such as ladybugs and lightning bugs, and introduces kids to more exotic species that inhabit rain forests and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

(Available October 14, 2014)
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385755115
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $16.99

“A story of great courage that all women—young and old—should read.” —Tina Brown

The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.
 
Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $10.99

“A story of great courage that all women—young and old—should read.” —Tina Brown

The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.
 
Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
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