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Wild River

By: P. J. Petersen

When twelve-year-old Ryan reluctantly agrees to join his experienced older brother, Tanner, on a camping trip, he never dreams that it will turn into the most frightening day of his life.Ryan admits he's...

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...

Boomer Gets His Bounce Back (Disney Junior: Doc McStuffins)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: RH Disney

Doc McStuffins helps a ball named Boomer in this Little Golden Book retelling of an episode from the popular Disney Junior series. Kids ages 2–5 will love finding out how Doc gets Boomer bouncing...


Winter Lights (Dinosaur Train)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: Caleb Meurer

The Pteranodon family celebrates the beginning of winter with a trip to the North Pole! Children ages 2–5 will love this Little Golden Book that retells an episode of the PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train...

Snowman Surprise (Disney Junior: Doc McStuffins)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanches
illustrated by: RH Disney

Chilly the snowman accidentally changes color in this Little Golden Book retelling of a winter-themed episode from the popular Disney Junior series Doc McStuffins. Kids ages 2–5 will love finding...

Written in Stone

By: Rosanne Parry

   Rosanne Parry author of Heart of a Shepherd, shines a light on Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest in the 1920s, a time of critical cultural upheaval.   Pearl...


The Master of Misrule

By: Laura Powell

"Thriller, magic, mystery, love and betrayal: in the cards and in these pages." —KirkusWhen Cat and her friends put an end to the sinister Game of Triumphs, they thought they could simply collect...

Vote

By: Gary Paulsen

   Kevin Spencer, the hero of Liar, Liar, Flat Broke, and Crush, has a knack for tackling big ideas and goofing up, so what's next? Politics, of course! He's running for office, and his...

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

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: RH Disney

Disney Junior has a new Disney princess! Girls 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 king....


Resources

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...