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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall

(Available December 23, 2014)
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Carlo Molinari
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385386357
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Carlo Molinari


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House® #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Carlo Molinari


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House® #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall

(Available December 23, 2014)
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Carlo Molinari
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385386364
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #31: China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Carlo Molinari


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $12.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House® #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Flying Tigers
The Flying Tigers
Written by John Toland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553535082
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The Flying Tigers

Written by John Toland


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $6.99

During World War II, a group of American fighter pilots roamed the skies over China and Burma, menacing the Japanese war effort without letup. Flamboyant, daring, and courageous, they were called the Flying Tigers. 
The Tigers, who had been recruited from the Army, Navy, and Marines, first saw action as a volunteer... Read more >
Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375866746
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Thomas Paine
Crusader for Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form a New Nation
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $17.99

From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a compelling look at the life and impact of Thomas Paine and the profound power of ideas.

Uneducated as a boy, Thomas Paine grew up to become one of the most influential writers of the 18th century. He brought the world Common Sense, Rights... Read more >
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Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385386050
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Thomas Paine
Crusader for Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form a New Nation
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $10.99

From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a compelling look at the life and impact of Thomas Paine and the profound power of ideas.

Uneducated as a boy, Thomas Paine grew up to become one of the most influential writers of the 18th century. He brought the world Common Sense, Rights... Read more >
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Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375966743
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Thomas Paine
Crusader for Liberty: How One Man's Ideas Helped Form a New Nation
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 176 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $20.99

From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a compelling look at the life and impact of Thomas Paine and the profound power of ideas.

Uneducated as a boy, Thomas Paine grew up to become one of the most influential writers of the 18th century. He brought the world Common Sense, Rights... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307975652
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)
An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $10.99

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
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375990625
Our Price: $22.99
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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.
 
“Every... Read more >
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
Our Price: $29.95
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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 >
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 >
Also available as an eBook.
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.
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat
Written by Sarah L. Thomson, Illustrated by Andrew Plant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580894074
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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 >
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Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat
Ancient Animals: Saber-toothed Cat
Written by Sarah L. Thomson, Illustrated by Andrew Plant
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894005
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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.
Children Growing Up with War
Children Growing Up with War
Written by Jenny Matthews, Photographed by Jenny Matthews
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669423
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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 >
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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Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385755115
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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

"Michaela is nothing short of a miracle, born to be a ballerina. For every young brown, yellow, and purple dancer, she is an inspiration!” —Misty Copeland, world-renowned ballet dancer

The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.
 
Michaela... Read more >
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Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385755139
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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

"Michaela is nothing short of a miracle, born to be a ballerina. For every young brown, yellow, and purple dancer, she is an inspiration!” —Misty Copeland, world-renowned ballet dancer

The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.
 
Michaela... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385755122
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Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $19.99

"Michaela is nothing short of a miracle, born to be a ballerina. For every young brown, yellow, and purple dancer, she is an inspiration!” —Misty Copeland, world-renowned ballet dancer

The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.
 
Michaela... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and 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 >
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Pompeii...Buried Alive!
Pompeii...Buried Alive!
Written by Edith Kunhardt Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553512588
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Pompeii...Buried Alive!

Written by Edith Kunhardt Davis


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $3.99

Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years ago, the eruption itself and its aftermath, and the excitement when the buried town is rediscovered centuries later... Read more >
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Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675059
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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 >
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #30: Ninjas and Samurai
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #30: Ninjas and Samurai
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385386340
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #30: Ninjas and Samurai
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas, they had lots of questions. What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai? Did they really have special abilities? What was life... Read more >
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