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My Book About Christmas by ME, Myself

By: Dr. Seuss

A book that kids can write (and draw) about their favorite holiday traditions—with a little help from Dr. Seuss!   This hardcover collectible activity book based on How the Grinch Stole Christmas!...

Richard Scarry's Polite Elephant

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

A beloved Richard Scarry title from 1963 is now available as a Little Golden Book!   When it comes to visiting a neighbor, enjoying a meal, or hosting a playdate, no one does it with better manners...

Thomas and the Easter Eggs (Thomas & Friends)

By: Golden Books

Thomas the Tank Engine comes up with a quick and clever way to save Sodor's annual Easter egg hunt from disaster in this beautifully illustrated Thomas & Friends Little Golden Book. For train-loving...


Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein

By: Amanda Peet and Andrea Troyer
illustrated by: Christine Davenier

For anyone who's ever asked "Why can't we have a tree?" comes a "lighthearted" (USA Today) book about being Jewish during the Christmas season from actress Amanda Peet!Rachel Rosenstein is determined to...

Between Two Worlds

By: Katherine Kirkpatrick

Inspired by a true story, Between Two Worlds is an impassioned coming-of-age novel set in a land of breathtaking beauty and danger, where nature and love are powerful and unpredictable forces. On...

Sharing the Bread

By: Pat Zietlow Miller
illustrated by: Jill McElmurry

Celebrate food and family with this heartwarming Thanksgiving picture book. We will share the risen bread. / Our made-with-love Thanksgiving spread. / Grateful to be warm and fed. / We will share the bread....


Charmed

By: Michelle Krys

The sequel to HEXED--the spellbindingly sexy two-book series about a teenage witch in L.A. by Michelle Krys, author of DEAD GIRLS SOCIETY. THERE’S ONLY ONE PLACE PAIGE COULD BE. AND IT’S...

Blackwood: A Hexed Story

By: Michelle Krys

An exclusive ebook original short story about Indie's best friend, Paige, set in the world of HEXED--a great way to try out the spellbindingly sexy series about a teenage witch in L.A. by Michelle...

A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat

By: Emily Jenkins
illustrated by: Sophie Blackall

A New York Times Best Illustrated BookFrom highly acclaimed author Jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Blackall comes a fascinating picture book in which four families, in four...


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Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Anne Isaacs
Illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes

When Widow Tulip Jones of Bore, England, inherits a ranch in By-Golly Gully, Texas, and moves in with two trunks of tea, twelve pet tortoises, and three servants, hilarity ensues. The peaceful life suits...

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Splendor Book Talk

By: Elana K. Arnold

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Scarlett hates the fact that after making such a close connection to Will, he must leave for college.  Floundering to find herself, Scarlett finds help from Will’s father and Sabine,...

Will in Scarlet Book Talk

By: Matthew Cody

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His father missing, their kingdom under attack, and no money to mention, Will Scarlet goes on the run in order to avoid being killed.  His unknowing venture into Sherwood Forest lands him...


The Language Inside Educator Guide

By: Holly Thompson

   Emma Karas was raised in Japan; it's the country she calls home. But when her mother is diagnosed with breast cancer, Emma's family moves to a town outside Lowell, Massachusetts, to stay...

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Snowflakes Fall Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Patricia Maclachlan
Illustrated by: Steven Kellogg

In Snowflakes Fall, Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan and award-winning artist Steven Kellogg portray life’s natural cycle: its beauty, its joy, and its sorrow. Together, the words and pictures...

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Lara’s Gift Book Talk

By: Anniemarie O'Brien

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Lara’s dream is to inherit her family’s tradition of breeding borzoi dogs worthy of the Tsar.  She understands the dogs and feels a special connection to them.  However, when her mother...


The Book Thief Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi...

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Enrique’s Journey

By: Sonia Nazario

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who...

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Gated Book Talk

By: Amy Christine Parker

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Only three months from the end of the world remain, and teens Lyla, Will, Brian and Marie train daily to protect their community from the outsiders who surround them.  Disobey the rules...


Outcasts United and Out of Nowhere Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Warren St. John and Maria Padian

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Mountains Beyond Mountains Educator’s Guide

By: by Tracy Kidder, adapted for young people by Michael French

From Tracy Kidder, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Truck Full of Money, and adapted by Michael French comes this captivating and critically acclaimed young adult adaptation of the nonfiction edition...

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Belle Epoque

By: Elizabeth Ross

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The novel is set in the Belle Époque period in Paris, France; a forty year span of peace and prosperity. It is in this setting that Maude Pinchon, a girl from the French countryside, flees...