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Good Night, Princess! (Disney Princess)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: Francesco Legramandi and Gabriella Matta

A Disney Princess bedtime-themed paperback storybook with flaps! All little girls have a bedtime routine. Maybe they comb their hair before bed. Maybe they sing a song while putting on their pajamas. The...

Lawn Boy

By: Gary Paulsen

One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was...

Earth Space Moon Base

By: Ben Joel Price

Outer space, a moon base, and . . . bananas? Discover Ben Joel Price’s quirky extraterrestrial world and its unusual trio of guardians.   A spaceman, a robot, and a cheeky monkey use a most...


Mudshark

By: Gary Paulsen

The Mudshark Detective Agency is on the case in a winning tale from Gary Paulsen, about whom Booklist writes in a starred review, "When it comes to telling funny stories about boys, no one surpasses Paulsen."Mudshark...

His Dark Materials Omnibus

By: Philip Pullman

***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first...

Tucket's Ride

By: Gary Paulsen

Francis Tucket and his adopted family, Lottie and Billy, are heading west in search of Francis's parents on the Oregon Trail. But when winter comes early, Francis turns south to avoid the cold, and leads...


The Time Hackers

By: Gary Paulsen

You ever open your locker and find that some joker has left something really weird inside?Seventh-grader Dorso Clayman opens his locker door to find a dead body.Thirty seconds later it disappears. It’s...


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Eragon

By: Christopher Paolini

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...