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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375990625
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $22.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller, which is also a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie, has now been adapted by the author for young adults. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting biography includes more than 100 black-and-white photos, as well as exclusive content, "In Conversation," with Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini.
 
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385742511
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $19.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller, which is also a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie, has now been adapted by the author for young adults. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting biography includes more than 100 black-and-white photos, as well as exclusive content, "In Conversation," with Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini.
 
“Every... Read more >
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553397116
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

The #1 New York Times bestseller, which is also a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie, has now been adapted by the author for young adults. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting biography includes more than 100 black-and-white photos, as well as exclusive content, "In Conversation," with Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini.
 
“Every... Read more >
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553397123
Our Price: $22.50

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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $22.50

The #1 New York Times bestseller, which is also a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie, has now been adapted by the author for young adults. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting biography includes more than 100 black-and-white photos, as well as exclusive content, "In Conversation," with Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini.
 
“Every... Read more >
Dear Malala, We Stand with You
Dear Malala, We Stand with You
Written by Rosemary McCarney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553521221
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Dear Malala, We Stand with You

Written by Rosemary McCarney


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $10.99

An inspiring letter to Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, that is both a show of support and a call to action for girls around the world.
 
Malala became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after she survived being shot in the head by the Taliban... Read more >
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Dear Malala, We Stand with You
Dear Malala, We Stand with You
Written by Rosemary McCarney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553521207
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Dear Malala, We Stand with You

Written by Rosemary McCarney


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.99

An inspiring letter to Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, that is both a show of support and a call to action for girls around the world.
 
Malala became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after she survived being shot in the head by the Taliban... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Kid Presidents
Kid Presidents
Written by David Stabler, Illustrated by Doogie Horner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747311
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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 >
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The Fairy Ring
The Fairy Ring
Written by Mary Losure
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763674953
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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 >
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The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917158
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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 >
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Friends for Freedom
Friends for Freedom
Written by Suzanne Slade, Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895682
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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 >
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
Written by G. Neri, Illustrated by A.G. Ford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763662455
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Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

Written by G. Neri
Illustrated by A.G. Ford


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.99

A stirring look at the early life of Johnny Cash, from his harsh but music-filled childhood to the first flush of stardom.

There’s never been anyone like music legend Johnny Cash. His deep voice is instantly recognizable, and his heartfelt songs resonate with listeners of all ages and backgrounds. G. Neri captures... Read more >
Stand There! She Shouted
Stand There! She Shouted
Written by Susan Goldman Rubin, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763657536
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Stand There! She Shouted
The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron
Written by Susan Goldman Rubin
Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.99

The lens turns to Julia Margaret Cameron, an ambitious and fascinating early photographer of 1800s celebrities and romantic staged tableaux.

The girls in Julia Margaret’s family were known as "the beautiful Miss Pattles"— all except her. Plain, short, and clever, Julia Margaret would eventually create her own beauty in the photographs she... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385387491
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Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $19.99

In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers.
 
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385387514
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Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $10.99

In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers.
 
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385387507
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Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $22.99

In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers.
 
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553556360
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Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $30.00

In this special edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young listeners will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers.
 
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was one... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553556377
Our Price: $18.00

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Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $18.00

In this special edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young listeners will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers.
 
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was one... Read more >
The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)
The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Lori Haskins Houran, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385382847
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The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $4.99

The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures book follow America’s first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh.
 
In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)
The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Lori Haskins Houran, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385382861
Our Price: $4.99
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The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $4.99

The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures book follow America’s first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh.
 
In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)
The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Lori Haskins Houran, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385382854
Our Price: $12.99
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The $25,000 Flight (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures book follow America’s first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh.
 
In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671150
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671143
Our Price: $14.99
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.
National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama
National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426317590
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National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $3.99

What biography series is complete without a title on the current U.S. President: Barack Obama? The election of an African American president was truly a monumental day in American history. His legacy will live on as a barrier-breaker and a pioneer. Learn all about our 44th President in this fascinating leveled... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama
National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama
Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317606
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National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama

Written by Caroline Crosson Gilpin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.90

What biography series is complete without a title on the current U.S. President: Barack Obama? The election of an African American president was truly a monumental day in American history. His legacy will live on as a barrier-breaker and a pioneer. Learn all about our 44th President in this fascinating leveled... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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