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Trickster's Queen

By: Tamora Pierce

Aly’s adventure continues. . . . No longer a slave, Alanna’s daughter is now spying as part of an underground rebellion against the colonial rulers of the Copper Isles. The people in the rebellion...

Masters of Disaster

By: Gary Paulsen

Roped into wacky attempts to break world records, imitate scenes from books, and other inspired ideas, Riley and Reed follow their fearless leader Henry into the wilderness, the bull-riding ring, a haunted...

The Perfect Tea Party (Disney Junior: Sofia the First)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: RH Disney

Disney Junior has a new Disney princess! Children ages 2–5 will love Sofia the First—the new animated TV show about an eight-year old girl who becomes a princess when her mother marries the...


Bubble-rific! (Disney Junior: Doc McStuffins)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: RH Disney

Bubble Monkey doesn’t know the proper way to wipe or blow her nose, so bubble solution is getting on all the other toys. Luckily, Doc McStuffins is there to teach a lesson in hygiene! Sniffly boys...

Time to Fly! (Disney Junior: Sheriff Callie's Wild West)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: Jason Fruchter

Peck and Toby think Clementine the mule is turning into a bird. Now they want to teach her how to fly! Boys and girls ages 2 to 5 will laugh out loud at this Little Golden Book based on an episode of Disney...

The Car

By: Gary Paulsen

Fourteen-year-old Terry Anders has been abandoned by his parents. He has no choice but to go on, and he begins by assembling pieces of a kit car from his father's garage. When he finishes the car known...


Jack and the Beanstalk

By: Primarius Corporation
illustrations by: Paul Meisel

As seen on “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.” Everyone knows the story of Jack and his famous beanstalk, but here’s a contemporary retelling with enough new twists and turns to surprise...

Escape from Fire Mountain

By: Gary Paulsen

Mulan (Disney Princess)

By: Katherine Poindexter; Don Williams, Jose Cardona

In order to save her father’s life, a young woman named Mulan disguises herself as a soldier and takes his place in the army. Will Mulan bring shame to her family for what she has done? Or will she...


Resources

Eragon

By: Christopher Paolini

BOOK TALK
Have you ever wondered if dragons were real? If they really could fly and breathe fire from their noses? When you meet Saphira, a beautiful, flying dragon who communicates with her master...

Second Fiddle

By: Rosanne Parry

Book Talk
Frequent moves to military bases around the world has made it difficult for Jody to make friends. But while in Germany, Jody meets Giselle and Vivien and their music helps them form a trio;...

Woods Runner

By: Gary Paulsen

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Thirteen-year-old Samuel Lehi Smith has grown up on the frontier in Western Pennsylvania and knows very little about the war between American Patriots and the British. Then one...


Gary Paulsen Author Study

The breadth of Gary Paulsen’s books alone—adventure, true stories, historical fiction, contemporary fiction, humor—make him the perfect candidate for a classroom author study because there is truly...

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The Brian Books – Gary Paulsen

By: Gary Paulsen

NOTE TO TEACHERS
Message from the Author
The River was a direct response to readers who sent letters telling me that Brian's story wasn't done at the end of Hatchet. So many wanted to know what...

Amos Daragon #1: The Mask Wearer

By: Bryan Perro
translated from the French by: Y. Maudet

Book Talk
Born to talented craftspeople, Amos Daragon’s family was the poorest in Lord Edonf’s entire kingdom. The greedy Lord taxed his townspeople so heavily, many could barely survive.  Amos’s...


Amos Daragon #2: The Key of Braha

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With the help of friends, Amos is able to survive his first task as a Mask Wearer.  However, soon after that, Amos meets the beautiful and mysterious Lolya, who warns him that...

Mastiff

By: Tamora Pierce

BOOK TALK
Beka Cooper finds little time to face life without her fiancé, for she and her partner, Tunstall, are drafted to solve a mystery that threatens the leadership of Tortall.  Armed with her...

Young Warriors

By: Tamora Pierce and Josepha Sherman

BOOK TALK
 
Do you have what it takes to be a warrior? ? Courage? ? Determination? ? Loyalty? ? Would you stand up and fight to the death for your sister like Kylaia does in Student of the...


Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales

By: Tamora Pierce

BOOK TALK
This collection of short stories brings a welcome addition to the body of work by one of our favorite authors. Whether set in modern times, in Tortall, or in foreign lands, each story draws...

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

By: Alicia Potter
illustrated by: Melissa Sweet

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
About the book:
In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear. Not many people in the world had. But soon...

Starters

By: Lissa Price

 “Readers who have been waiting for a worthy successor to Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games will find it here. Dystopian sci-fi at its best, Starters is a terrific series kickoff with...

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The Amber Spyglass Deluxe Edition

By: Philip Pullman

BOOK TALK
 
Join Lyra and Will as they travel into the Land of the Dead. Lyra?s parents, Lord Asriel and Mrs. Coulter, continue to play important roles in the action. Lord Asriel sends spies...

The Golden Compass Deluxe Edition

By: Philip Pullman

BOOK TALK
 
In the magical fantasy world that Pullman creates, each child has an animal daemon, a companion animal spirit who is almost an extension of your soul. Lyra, a young girl who...

The Subtle Knife Deluxe Edition

By: Philip Pullman

BOOK TALK
 
Twelve-year-old Will Parry and his mentally ill mother find themselves hunted by government men who seek answers about a missing folder and his father's disappearance during...