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La tabla esmeralda

(Available August 5, 2014)
La tabla esmeralda
Written by Carla Montero Maglano
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9788490322413
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
La tabla esmeralda

Written by Carla Montero Maglano


Format: Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.00

A petición de su novio, Konrad, un riquísimo y poderosísimo empresario alemán, Ana va tras la pista de El Astrólogo, un cuadro de Giorgione del s. XV. En su investigación descubre el pasado del París ocupado por los nazis y la saga familiar de los Bauer, encargados de velar el secreto... Read more >
The Real Cost of Fracking

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Real Cost of Fracking
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald, Foreword by Sandra Steingraber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084939
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
There's Going to Be a Baby

(Available August 5, 2014)
There's Going to Be a Baby
Written by John Burningham, Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763672652
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
There's Going to Be a Baby

Written by John Burningham
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.99

In a first-time creative pairing, two of the world’s most treasured picture book creators offer a truly delightful book for new-siblings-to-be.

When is the new baby coming? What will we call it? What will he do? We don’t really need a baby, do we? With sensitivity and wit, John Burningham follows the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Truly (The New York Series)
A Loveswept Contemporary Romance
Written by Ruthie Knox


Format: eBook, 365 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $3.99

RITA finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ruthie Knox kicks off a steamy new series set in the city that never sleeps—alone, at least.
 
May Fredericks hates New York. Which is fair enough, since New York seems to hate her back. After relocating to Manhattan from the Midwest to be... Read more >
Try This!

(Available August 5, 2014)
Try This!
Written by Karen Romano Young, Photographed by Matthew Rakola
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426317118
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
Try This!
50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You
Written by Karen Romano Young
Photographed by Matthew Rakola


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.99

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Try This!

(Available August 5, 2014)
Try This!
Written by Karen Romano Young, Photographed by Matthew Rakola
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317125
Our Price: $25.90
 Quantity: 1 
Try This!
50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You
Written by Karen Romano Young
Photographed by Matthew Rakola


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.90

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

Written by Lucy Frank


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $9.99

This novel-in-verse—at once literary and emotionally gripping—follows the unfolding friendship between two very different teenage girls who share a hospital room and an illness.

Chess, the narrator, is sick, but with what exactly, she isn’t sure. And to make matters worse, she must share a hospital room with Shannon, her polar... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

(Available August 5, 2014)
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling
Written by Lucy Frank
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780307979759
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

Written by Lucy Frank


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.99

This novel-in-verse—at once literary and emotionally gripping—follows the unfolding friendship between two very different teenage girls who share a hospital room and an illness.

Chess, the narrator, is sick, but with what exactly, she isn’t sure. And to make matters worse, she must share a hospital room with Shannon, her polar... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

(Available August 5, 2014)
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling
Written by Lucy Frank
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307979742
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

Written by Lucy Frank


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.99

This novel-in-verse—at once literary and emotionally gripping—follows the unfolding friendship between two very different teenage girls who share a hospital room and an illness.

Chess, the narrator, is sick, but with what exactly, she isn’t sure. And to make matters worse, she must share a hospital room with Shannon, her polar... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
A Visit to Dr. Duck

(Available August 5, 2014)
A Visit to Dr. Duck
Written by Rosemary Wells, Illustrated by Rosemary Wells
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780763672294
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
A Visit to Dr. Duck

Written by Rosemary Wells
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells


Format: Board, 30 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.99

"Wells visualizes the introductory visit-to-the-doctor reassurance with her characteristic spirited charm." — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

Best-selling author and illustrator Rosemary Wells applies her rare ability to tell a funny, heartfelt story about a common childhood experience: going to the doctor. Comforting and friendly, Dr. Duck —... Read more >
Warlock

Written by Oakley Hall
Introduction by Robert Stone


Format: eBook, 488 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Oakley Hall's legendary Warlock revisits and reworks the traditional conventions of the Western to present a raw, funny, hypnotic, ultimately devastating picture of American unreality. First published in the 1950s, at the height of the McCarthy era, Warlock is not only one of the most original and entertaining of modern American... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

(Available August 5, 2014)
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?
Written by Carmen Tafolla, Illustrated by Magaly Morales
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385755375
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

Written by Carmen Tafolla
Illustrated by Magaly Morales


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.99

As she strolls through her barrio, a young girl introduces readers to the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children.
 
In this bilingual paperback edition, discover the joys of a paleta—the traditional Mexican popsicle treat sold from the wagon with the tinkly bell that brings children running from... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
What If... ?

(Available August 5, 2014)
What If... ?
Written by Anthony Browne, Illustrated by Anthony Browne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763674199
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
What If... ?

Written by Anthony Browne
Illustrated by Anthony Browne


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.99

Young worriers will relate to — and be comforted by —this tale of a boy’s anxiety as he heads to his first big party.

What if Joe doesn’t like the party he’s going to? What if he doesn’t like the food or the games or the people? As Joe and his mom... Read more >
What We See When We Read

(Available August 5, 2014)
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.99

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
When the World Was Young

(Available August 5, 2014)
When the World Was Young
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064687
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
When the World Was Young
A Novel
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents’ Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn’t like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of Wonder Woman comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit—especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella.
 
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney’s irresistible novel... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
When the World Was Young
A Novel
Written by Elizabeth Gaffney


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents’ Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn’t like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of Wonder Woman comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit—especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella.
 
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney’s irresistible novel... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The White House Is Burning

(Available August 5, 2014)
The White House Is Burning
Written by Jane Sutcliffe, Illustrated by Alexander Farquharson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580896566
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
The White House Is Burning
August 24, 1814
Written by Jane Sutcliffe
Illustrated by Alexander Farquharson


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.95

In this "biography of a single day," the burning of the White House by the British during the War of 1812 is told from the viewpoint of the people who were there, including First Lady Dolley Madison, a British officer, and a nine-year-old slave. Jane Sutcliffe draws upon first-person accounts to... Read more >
Wickle Woo Has a Halloween Party

(Available August 5, 2014)
Wickle Woo Has a Halloween Party
Written by Nosy Crow, Illustrated by Jannie Ho
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780763674007
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
Wickle Woo Has a Halloween Party

Written by Nosy Crow
Illustrated by Jannie Ho


Format: Board, 8 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.99

Pull the board sliders to reveal the faces in these chunky little peekaboo books.

Designed for the smallest of hands, these robust, colorful books will delight little readers again and again. With simple stories, repeated refrains, and a host of faces to spot and name, they are the perfect books to engage... Read more >
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

(Available August 5, 2014)
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651503
Our Price: $22.99
 Quantity: 1 
Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter Sieruta


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $22.99

Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s... Read more >
The Worst Witch

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Worst Witch
Written by Jill Murphy, Illustrated by Jill Murphy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763672607
Our Price: $5.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Worst Witch

Written by Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $5.99

Catch up on Mildred Hubble’s magical adventures at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with these reissued editions featuring energetic new covers.

Mildred Hubble is starting her first year at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches — and making a mess of it! She can’t ride her broomstick without crashing, she’s always getting her... Read more >
The Worst Witch at Sea

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Worst Witch at Sea
Written by Jill Murphy, Illustrated by Jill Murphy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763672539
Our Price: $5.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Worst Witch at Sea

Written by Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $5.99

Catch up on Mildred Hubble’s magical adventures at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with these reissued editions featuring energetic new covers.

Mildred’s beloved tabby cat has been deemed "unsuitable" for a witch, and is relegated to the kitchens to be a mouser. But when her class flies off on a school trip... Read more >
The Worst Witch Saves the Day

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Worst Witch Saves the Day
Written by Jill Murphy, Illustrated by Jill Murphy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763672553
Our Price: $5.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Worst Witch Saves the Day

Written by Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $5.99

The famously disaster-prone Mildred, witch in training, flies in for a brand-new adventure that makes a perfect Halloween treat.

Mildred is starting her third year at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with high hopes of improving her klutzy record. But that’s before a curling-iron catastrophe leads her to experiment with a hair-growing... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Worst Witch Strikes Again

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Worst Witch Strikes Again
Written by Jill Murphy, Illustrated by Jill Murphy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763672577
Our Price: $5.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Worst Witch Strikes Again

Written by Jill Murphy
Illustrated by Jill Murphy


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $5.99

Catch up on Mildred Hubble’s magical adventures at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with these reissued editions featuring energetic new covers.

Mildred is back in trouble thanks to the new girl, Enid Nightshade, who isn’t as well behaved as she appears. The more Mildred tries to stay out of trouble, the more... Read more >
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