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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by James Howe
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Trade Paperback

The story of an unhappy little girl, her invalid cousin, and the healing power of friendship and love. Reading level: 4.8. Read More
 





The Secret Garden
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by James Howe
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
eBook

The story of an unhappy little girl, her invalid cousin, and the healing power of friendship and love. Reading level: 4.8. Read More
 





Imogene's Last Stand
Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Trade Paperback

Meet Imogene Tripp, a plucky girl with a passion for history. As a baby, her first words were “Four score and seven years ago.” In preschool, she finger-painted a map of the Oregon Trail. So it’s not surprising that when the mayor wants to tear down the long-neglected Liddleville Historical Society... Read More
 





Imogene's Last Stand
Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Hardcover

Meet Imogene Tripp, a plucky girl with a passion for history. As a baby, her first words were “Four score and seven years ago.” In preschool, she finger-painted a map of the Oregon Trail. So it’s not surprising that when the mayor wants to tear down the long-neglected Liddleville Historical Society... Read More
 





Imogene's Last Stand
Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
eBook

Meet Imogene Tripp, a plucky girl with a passion for history. As a baby, her first words were “Four score and seven years ago.” In preschool, she finger-painted a map of the Oregon Trail. So it’s not surprising that when the mayor wants to tear down the long-neglected Liddleville Historical Society... Read More
 





11 Experiments That Failed
Written by Jenny Offill
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
eBook

"This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day," raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

Is it possible to eat snowballs doused in ketchup—and nothing else—all winter? Can a washing machine wash dishes? By reading the step-by-step instructions, kids... Read More
 





11 Experiments That Failed
Written by Jenny Offill
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Hardcover

"This is a most joyful and clever whimsy, the kind that lightens the heart and puts a shine on the day," raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

Is it possible to eat snowballs doused in ketchup—and nothing else—all winter? Can a washing machine wash dishes? By reading the step-by-step instructions, kids... Read More
 





17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore
Written by Jenny Offill
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Trade Paperback

A laugh-out-loud look at all the fun things grown-ups never let you do . . . now in paperback! Jenny Offill, author of 11 Experiments That Failed, describes how tough it is to be a kid, when even the (seemingly) best ideas are met with resistance. The text is short, spare... Read More
 





17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore
Written by Jenny Offill
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
eBook

This Parenting Magazine Best Book of the Year and Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year features a kid full of fun ideas. For example, in the morning, gluing her brother's bunny slippers to the floor sounds like a good plan. But now she's not allowed to...

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Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad
Written by Elvira Woodruff
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
Trade Paperback

Now in paperback! In this companion novel to Dear Levi, told in letters,11-year-old Levi helps a young African American in a harrowing flight for freedom along the Underground Railroad. Read More
 





Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad
Written by Elvira Woodruff
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
eBook

Now in paperback! In this companion novel to Dear Levi, told in letters,11-year-old Levi helps a young African American in a harrowing flight for freedom along the Underground Railroad.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read More
 

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