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The Marquis

Written by Laura Auricchio


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Maximalist

(Available October 14, 2014)
Maximalist
Written by Stephen Sestanovich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388308
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Maximalist
America in the World from Truman to Obama
Written by Stephen Sestanovich


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future.

When the United States has succeeded in the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Melonhead and the We-Fix-It Company

(Available October 14, 2014)
Melonhead and the We-Fix-It Company
Written by Katy Kelly, Illustrated by Gillian Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307929709
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
Melonhead and the We-Fix-It Company

Written by Katy Kelly
Illustrated by Gillian Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $6.99

“Melonhead and his friends inhabit a world . . . where inventiveness and camaraderie reign supreme.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
For fans of Judy Blume's Fudge titles as well as Carl Hiaasen's Hoot.

Anybody who is eleven needs an allowance! My parents don’t agree. Neither do my friend Sam’s parents. You would think they...

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Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Mine!

(Available October 14, 2014)
Mine!
Written by Sue Heap, Illustrated by Sue Heap
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763668884
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Mine!

Written by Sue Heap
Illustrated by Sue Heap


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $15.99

From New York Times best-selling illustrator Sue Heap comes the perfect antidote for reluctant sharers everywhere.
 
Amy loves her blankie, her bear, her bunny, and her bird very much. “Mine!” she proudly crows. But what will happen when baby Joe and twins Zak and Jack want to join in and play too?... Read more >
Monstrously Funny Cartoons

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

A monstrously big guide that teaches you how to draw the silliest and scariest zombies, vampires, witches, ghouls, and other creepy cartoon favorites.

Aspiring artists learn all the drawing tips and tricks they need to create laugh-out-loud renditions of their favorite monsters and scary creatures direct from cartooning master Christopher Hart. This... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Monstrously Funny Cartoons

(Available October 14, 2014)
Monstrously Funny Cartoons
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823007165
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Monstrously Funny Cartoons

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $19.99

Learn to draw the silliest and scariest monsters, zombies, vampires, witches, mummies, and other creepy cartoon favorites.

Cartooning master Christopher Hart teaches aspiring artists all the drawing tips and tricks they need to create laugh-out-loud renditions of their favorite monsters and scary creatures. This jam-packed cartooning guide shows readers how to capture... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Mummies

Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!
 
Join Jack and Annie as they travel to ancient Egypt in Magic Tree House® #3: Mummies in the Morning. Then uncover the facts behind the fiction in Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker: Mummies. It’s two favorite ebooks in one! Find... Read more >
My True Love Gave to Me

(Available October 14, 2014)
My True Love Gave to Me
Read by Various, Edited by Stephanie Perkins
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553396935
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
My True Love Gave to Me
Twelve Holiday Stories
Read by Various
Edited by Stephanie Perkins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $35.00

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers (Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de La Peña... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
My True Love Gave to Me
Twelve Holiday Stories
Read by Various
Edited by Stephanie Perkins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers (Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de La Peña... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
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.
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

(Available October 14, 2014)
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
Written by Neil Patrick Harris, Read by Neil Patrick Harris
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385367943
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Written by Neil Patrick Harris
Read by Neil Patrick Harris


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $35.00

You’ve already made a great choice by picking up the audio edition of NEIL PATRICK HARRIS’S CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. This hilarious book has been adapted especially for the audiobook edition so you’ll hear all of the same fun and humor from the printed version but you don’t have to make...

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Written by Neil Patrick Harris
Read by Neil Patrick Harris


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

You’ve already made a great choice by picking up the audio edition of NEIL PATRICK HARRIS’S CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. This hilarious book has been adapted especially for the audiobook edition so you’ll hear all of the same fun and humor from the printed version but you don’t have to make...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Written by Neil Patrick Harris


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

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened?
Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography! In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light... Read more >
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

(Available October 14, 2014)
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
Written by Neil Patrick Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385346993
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Written by Neil Patrick Harris


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $26.00

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened?
Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography! In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light... Read more >
A New Napa Cuisine

(Available October 14, 2014)
A New Napa Cuisine
Written by Christopher Kostow
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607745945
Our Price: $50.00
 Quantity: 1 
A New Napa Cuisine

Written by Christopher Kostow


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $50.00

The debut cookbook from the head chef at the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, featuring nearly 100 recipes and spotlighting the artisans, gardeners, and growers, as well as the hidden landscapes of Napa Valley, that have influenced and inspired Kostow's unparalleled cuisine.

  A New Napa Cuisine follows Christopher Kostow’s journey from... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
A New Napa Cuisine

Written by Christopher Kostow


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $19.99

The debut cookbook from the head chef at the three-Michelin-starred Restaurant at Meadowood, featuring nearly 100 recipes and spotlighting the artisans, gardeners, and growers, as well as the hidden landscapes of Napa Valley, that have influenced and inspired Kostow's unparalleled cuisine.

  A New Napa Cuisine follows Christopher Kostow’s journey from... Read more >
Also available as 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.
Night Sky Dragons

(Available October 14, 2014)
Night Sky Dragons
Written by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham, Illustrated by Patrick Benson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763661441
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Night Sky Dragons

Written by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham
Illustrated by Patrick Benson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $15.99

A rousing narrative by Carnegie Medalist Mal Peet and his wife, Elspeth Graham, with atmospheric illustrations by acclaimed artist Patrick Benson.

Yazul loves making kites with his grandfather, but all he truly desires is the approval of his father. Yazul’s father, lord of a han along the Silk Road, is a man... Read more >
Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Ninjas

Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!
 
Join Jack and Annie as they travel to ancient Japan in Magic Tree House® #5: Night of the Ninjas. Then uncover the facts behind the fiction in Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker: Ninjas and Samurai. It’s two favorite ebooks... Read more >
Asperger Syndrome: The OASIS Guide, Revised Third Edition
Advice, Inspiration, Insight, and Hope, from Early Intervention to Adulthood
Written by Patricia Romanowski Bashe


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Since 2001, The OASIS Guide has been the reliable, comprehensive, authoritative guide to Asperger syndrome. This fully revised, updated, and expanded edition captures the latest in research, strategies, and parenting wisdom, and delivers it all in the empathetic, practical, and hope-filled style The OASIS Guide is famous for. Author Patricia Romanowski... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Peter Puck and the Runaway Zamboni Machine

(Available October 14, 2014)
Peter Puck and the Runaway Zamboni Machine
Written by Brian Mcfarlane, Illustrated by Geri Storey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770495838
Our Price: $10.99
 Quantity: 1 
Peter Puck and the Runaway Zamboni Machine

Written by Brian Mcfarlane
Illustrated by Geri Storey


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $10.99

In Peter Puck and the Runaway Zamboni Machine, Peter's good friend, Tony the Zamboni, longs for adventure. When Tony disappears, Peter and referee George Phair head out to find him. Tony loves being out in the big wide world, especially when he enters a race at the speedway. Peter arrives just... Read more >
Magic Tree House Fact & Fiction: Pirates

Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

Read the adventure and track the facts—it's two great ebooks in one!
 
Join Jack and Annie as they travel to the time of pirates and treasure maps in Magic Tree House® #4: Pirates Past Noon. Then uncover the facts behind the fiction in Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker: Pirates. It’s two... Read more >
Playing for the Commandant

(Available October 14, 2014)
Playing for the Commandant
Written by Suzy Zail
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664039
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
Playing for the Commandant

Written by Suzy Zail


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

A young Jewish pianist at Auschwitz, desperate to save her family, is chosen to play at the camp commandant’s house. How could she know she would fall in love with the wrong boy?

"Look after each other . . . and get home safe. And when you do, tell everyone what you... Read more >
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