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The Fire Wish

By: Amber Lough

A jinni. A princess. And the wish that changes everything. . . . Beautifully written and accessible fantasy for fans of Tamora Pierce, Rachel Hartman, and Laini Taylor.   In this romantic and evocative...

Friends from Way Back! / The Art of Flying! (Mr. Peabody & Sherman)

By: Billy Wrecks
illustrated by: Random House

Sherman and his friend Penny—from the DreamWorks Animation hit movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman—find that the past is full of adventure and problems when they take Mr. Peabody’s time machine...

The Fire Wish

By: Amber Lough

A jinni. A princess. And the wish that changes everything. . . . Beautifully written and accessible fantasy for fans of Tamora Pierce, Rachel Hartman, and Laini Taylor.   In this romantic and evocative...


Tut's Mummy

By: Judy Donnelly

Illus. in full color with black-and-white & full-color photos. "Beginning with the death of Tutankhamen, the book moves forward to archaeologist Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb. Information about...

The Knight at Dawn (Full-Color Edition)

By: Mary Pope Osborne
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

This jacketed hardcover edition boasts new artwork, plus extras, a letter from Mary Pope Osborne, and new nonfiction information! Join Jack and Annie as they travel back to the time of knights and castles,...

The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War

By: Emily Little

Illus. in full color. "An ancient history lesson emerges from this account of the way the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. The book is well tailored to younger readers with careful...


The Wondrous Journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins

By: Lesley M. M. Blume
illustrated by: David Foote

The journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins might just be the most extraordinary contribution to the study of the earth's past since the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. In the incredible pages of these...

Of Beast and Beauty

By: Stacey Jay

In the beginning was the darkness, and in the darkness was a girl, and in the girl was a secret... In the domed city of Yuan, the blind Princess Isra, a Smooth Skin, is raised to be a human sacrifice...

Spirit's Chosen

By: Esther Friesner

From princess to slave in the blink of an eye. . . .Himiko's world is falling apart. An attack by a rival clan, the Ookami, has left many from her tribe dead or enslaved. Amid the chaos and fear, Himiko...