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Pop-Up London
Pop-Up London
Written by Jennie Maizels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763657871
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Pop-Up London

Written by Jennie Maizels


Format: Hardcover, 12 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $19.99

Explore some of London's most famous sites in an engrossing novelty book.

Welcome to the great city of London! Are you ready for your tour? Open this inviting, large-format book and follow the river Thames as it winds through the heart of the celebrated capital. Peer inside Buckingham Palace, spin the London... Read more >
Go Out and Play!
Go Out and Play!
Written by KaBOOM!, Illustrated by Julianna Rose, Introduction by Darell Hammond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763655303
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Go Out and Play!
Favorite Outdoor Games from KaBOOM!
Written by KaBOOM!
Illustrated by Julianna Rose
Introduction by Darell Hammond


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

Go outside and play! Here, at your fingertips, are how to's for more than seventy best-loved games, all set to spread the fun of active play to kids of all ages.

Do you know how to draw a hopscotch grid? What’s the silliest challenge in the game of sardines? How do you... Read more >
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #10: Ancient Greece and the Olympics
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #10: Ancient Greece and the Olympics
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307975287
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #10: Ancient Greece and the Olympics
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #16: Hour of the Olympics
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 29, 2012
Price: $5.99

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #16: Hour of the Olympics, they had lots of questions. What did the ancient Greeks wear? What did they do... Read more >
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There Goes Ted Williams
There Goes Ted Williams
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763627898
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There Goes Ted Williams
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
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The Matchless Six
The Matchless Six
Written by Ron Hotchkiss
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ISBN: 9781770490673
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The Matchless Six
The Story of Canada's First Women's Olympic Team
Written by Ron Hotchkiss


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $10.99

It is July 1928, and Canada’s first women’s Olympic team — “The Matchless Six” — is heading to Amsterdam, the site of the ninth Olympiad of the modern era. Canada’s finest female track-and-field athletes, having survived rigorous training and the grueling selection process at the Olympic Trials, were determined to take... Read more >
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Hockey 123
Hockey 123
Written by Christopher Jordan
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781770493476
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Hockey 123

Written by Christopher Jordan


Format: Board, 30 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2011
Price: $6.95

What better way to introduce your child to the entertaining, action-packed world of hockey than through a new series of books aimed at the youngest of hockey fans? Published through the combined efforts of the NHL, the NHLPA and Fenn/Tundra, My First NHL Books introduce preschool readers to the essential early... Read more >
Hockey ABC
Hockey ABC
Written by Christopher Jordan
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781770493469
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Hockey ABC

Written by Christopher Jordan


Format: Board, 30 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2011
Price: $6.95

What better way to introduce your child to the entertaining, action-packed world of hockey than through a new series of books aimed at the youngest of hockey fans? Published through the combined efforts of the NHL, the NHLPA and Fenn/Tundra, My First NHL Books introduce preschool readers to the essential early... Read more >
Hockey Animals
Hockey Animals
Written by Christopher Jordan
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781770493445
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Hockey Animals

Written by Christopher Jordan


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2011
Price: $6.95

What better way to introduce your child to the entertaining, action-packed world of hockey than through a new series of books aimed at the youngest of hockey fans? Published through the combined efforts of the NHL, the NHLPA and Fenn/Tundra, My First NHL Books introduce preschool readers to the essential early... Read more >
Hockey Colors
Hockey Colors
Written by Christopher Jordan
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781770493490
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Hockey Colors

Written by Christopher Jordan


Format: Board, 30 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2011
Price: $6.95

What better way to introduce your child to the entertaining, action-packed world of hockey than through a new series of books aimed at the youngest of hockey fans? Published through the combined efforts of the NHL, the NHLPA and Fenn/Tundra, My First NHL Books introduce preschool readers to the essential early... Read more >
Hockey Opposites
Hockey Opposites
Written by Christopher Jordan
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781770493452
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Hockey Opposites

Written by Christopher Jordan


Format: Board, 30 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2011
Price: $6.95

What better way to introduce your child to the entertaining, action-packed world of hockey than through a new series of books aimed at the youngest of hockey fans? Published through the combined efforts of the NHL, the NHLPA and Fenn/Tundra, My First NHL Books introduce preschool readers to the essential early... Read more >
Hockey Shapes
Hockey Shapes
Written by Christopher Jordan
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781770493483
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Hockey Shapes

Written by Christopher Jordan


Format: Board, 30 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2011
Price: $6.95

What better way to introduce your child to the entertaining, action-packed world of hockey than through a new series of books aimed at the youngest of hockey fans? Published through the combined efforts of the NHL, the NHLPA and Fenn/Tundra, My First NHL Books introduce preschool readers to the essential early... Read more >
TY COBB
TY COBB
Written by Sydelle Kramer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800244
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TY COBB
BAD BOY OF BASEBALL
Written by Sydelle Kramer


Format: eBook, 45 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $3.99

Veteran sports writer S. A. Kramer recounts the on-the-field triumphs and off-the-field troubles of the tormented "Georgia Peach," perhaps the most hated man ever to play baseball. Read more >
The Golden Book of Family Fun
The Golden Book of Family Fun
Written by Peggy Brown, Illustrated by David Sheldon
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375966682
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The Golden Book of Family Fun

Written by Peggy Brown
Illustrated by David Sheldon


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $18.99

THE GOLDEN BOOK OF FAMILY FUN is the go-to book for today's families looking for the most fun and creative games, activities, party ideas, and crafts to do together.  . . big bucks and TV remotes not required! There's something for everyone in this book--from making a backyard water park, to... Read more >
Father Water, Mother Woods
Father Water, Mother Woods
Written by Gary Paulsen and Ruth Wright Paulsen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307804198
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Father Water, Mother Woods

Written by Gary Paulsen and Ruth Wright Paulsen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $5.99

Survival in the wilderness--Gary Paulsen writes about it so powerfully in his novels Hatchet and The River because he's lived it.  These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, along the rivers and in the woods of northern Minnesota. There, fishing and hunting are serious business, requiring skill, secrets, and inspiration... Read more >
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Soccer Counts! / El fútbol cuenta!
Soccer Counts! / El fútbol cuenta!
Written by Barbara Barbieri McGrath and Peter Alderman, Illustrated by Pau Estrada
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917943
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Soccer Counts! / El fútbol cuenta!

Written by Barbara Barbieri McGrath and Peter Alderman
Illustrated by Pau Estrada


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

English/Spanish bilingual edition: Perfect for soccer stars, this book features simple rhymes to help young readers count to fifteen. One ball, two keepers, three referees, and more add up to a great game.

Includes information about the history and rules of soccer. Read more >
Tillie the Terrible Swede
Tillie the Terrible Swede
Written by Sue Stauffacher, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375844423
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Tillie the Terrible Swede
How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $17.99

When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles aren't for ladies," but from then on, Tillie... Read more >
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Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Written by Sue Stauffacher, Illustrated by Greg Couch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375865442
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Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Greg Couch


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $7.99

Althea is nothing but trouble! Everyone agrees: her mama, her daddy, her teacher, even the policeman. But when Buddy Walker, the play leader on Althea's street in Harlem, watches her play paddle tennis, he sees something more: pure possibility. Buddy buys Althea her very own stringed tennis racket, and before long... Read more >
Monster Trucks!
Monster Trucks!
Written by Susan E. Goodman, Illustrated by Michael Doolittle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375862083
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Monster Trucks!

Written by Susan E. Goodman
Illustrated by Michael Doolittle


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $3.99

Its tires are over five feet tall. It is as heavy as an elephant. And it can jump, race, and crush like a monster! It’s a monster truck!
 
Whether racing over ramps, plowing through mud, or crushing cars, monster trucks are the biggest and baddest trucks out there! The bestselling and award-winning... Read more >
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Written by David A. Kelly, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307477859
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse

Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2010
Price: $4.99

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst... Read more >
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Cyclist BikeList
Cyclist BikeList
Written by Laura Robinson, Illustrated by Ramon K. Perez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767845
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Cyclist BikeList
The Book for Every Rider
Written by Laura Robinson
Illustrated by Ramon K. Perez


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $17.95

Bikes are becoming an ever-more vital part of daily life for people of all ages. Laura Robinson combines fascinating history (the first bike was propelled by the rider’s feet pushing against the ground) with useful and fun information, including tips for the way to dress for safe and efficient biking; what... Read more >
National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
Written by Gail Tuchman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306129
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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!

Written by Gail Tuchman


Format: Trade Paperback, 24 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $3.99

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The driver zips up her jumpsuit and squeezes through her racecar window. Engines rev. Tires SCREECH and SQUEAL...and they’re off! Around and around the cars go VVVRRRROMMMMM! Pit stops! CRASHES! POPPED tires! Race to the finish line...and the checkered flag SNAPS down. Race day roars... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
Written by Gail Tuchman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306136
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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!

Written by Gail Tuchman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 24 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $13.90

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The driver zips up her jumpsuit and squeezes through her racecar window. Engines rev. Tires SCREECH and SQUEAL...and they’re off! Around and around the cars go VVVRRRROMMMMM! Pit stops! CRASHES! POPPED tires! Race to the finish line...and the checkered flag SNAPS down. Race day roars... Read more >
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Off We Go!
Off We Go!
Written by Beverley Abramson
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780887769948
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Off We Go!

Written by Beverley Abramson


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $7.95

The natural state of toddlers and young children is motion, and Beverley Abramson’s splendid photographs are an appreciation of the many ways in which we can move. Children spin and whirl, run, jump, and climb through the seasons in photographs that beg for discussion and storytelling.

Whether it is flying a kite... Read more >
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Henry Aaron's Dream
Henry Aaron's Dream
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632243
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Henry Aaron's Dream

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.99

Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball’s home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a... Read more >
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Ultimate Sports
Ultimate Sports
Written by Donald R. Gallo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568434
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Ultimate Sports

Written by Donald R. Gallo


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $6.99

A knockout collection of 16 original stories featuring young adults playing basketball and football, running track and cross-country, and training for the triathlon. Challenges abound in water sports, racquetball and tennis, boxing and wrestling, and the "ultimate" sport of the future.


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