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Planes: Fire & Rescue (Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue)

By: RH Disney
illustrated by: RH Disney

Planes: Fire & Rescue features a quirky crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty learns that...

Deception's Princess

By: Esther Friesner

Some lies lead to true adventure. . . .Maeve, princess of Connacht, was born with her fists clenched. And it's her spirit and courage that make Maeve her father's favorite daughter. But once he becomes...

Centauriad #2: A Gathering of Wings

By: Kate Klimo

Kick-ass heroine, Malora Ironbound's adventures continue, in another book about survival and friendship in a post-apocolyptic setting with mythical tones. In this sequel to Daughter of the Centaurs,...


Reptile Rumble! (DC Super Friends)

By: Billy Wrecks
illustrated by: Erik Doescher

When cold-blooded Croc attacks with his army of snakes and alligators, it's up to Batman and the DC Super Friends to stop this reptile ruffian's sinister scheme. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this...

High-Stakes Heist (Marvel: Captain America)

By: Courtney Carbone
illustrated by: Michael Atiyeh and Michael Borkowski

As a member of the superhero team the Avengers, Captain America has many allies—and even more enemies! Can he figure out who his friends are and who are his foes before it's too late? Boys ages 2...

High Voltage! (Marvel: Spider-Man)

By: Frank J. Berrios
illustrated by: Andrea Cagol and Francesco Legramandi

When the electrically charged villain Electro strikes, only the wall-crawling Amazing Spider-Man can stop him! Boys ages 2 to 5 will love this web-slinging Little Golden Book.


Marvel Spider-Man Little Golden Books Favorites (Marvel)

By: Billy Wrecks, Frank J. Berrios
illustrated by: Golden Books

Marvel Spider-Man Little Golden Book Favorites collects three Spider-Man Little Golden Books into one hardcover book—a $12.00 value for just $6.99. Boys ages 2 to 5 are sure to love these action-packed...

Flower Power! (DC Super Friends)

By: Courtney Carbone
illustrated by: Dan Schoening

Girl—and flower—power! Wonder Woman and Batgirl team up to stop Poison Ivy in their first-ever action-packed Little Golden Book. Girls ages 2 to 5 will love this all-new Little Golden Book...

Jailbreak! (DC Super Friends)

By: Billy Wrecks
illustrated by: Francesco Legramandi

Batman, Green Lantern, and the Super Friends have their hands full when Gotham City's baddest bad guys break out of jail! Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this action-packed Pictureback™ storybook featuring...


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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 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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Spirit’s Princess

By: Esther Friesner

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Step back to early Japan in this latest gripping novel by Friesner of strong young women in history.  Young Himiko, daughter of the chieftain of the Matsu clan, tries to deny that the spirits...


Shredderman Guide

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

Alvin Bixby: Hulking, knuckles of steel, hideous breath, foul temper. Kids call him: Bubba.

Nolan Byrd: Puny, power walker, math genius, can’t keep shoes tied. Kids call him: Nerd.
...

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The City of Ember

By: Jeanne DuPrau

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Imagine living in a city that is running out of everything -- food, medicine, even electricity. Ember has no natural lighting -- only streetlamps that continually go out, thrusting the entire...

Acceleration

By: Graham McNamee

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Talk about a summer job! Duncan is spending his summer underground the Toronto subway system working in the Lost and Found Department. Bored to tears, he begins looking through the items...


The Warlock

By: Michael Scott

Read the fifth book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

The twins of...

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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

By: Candace Fleming

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia...

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Dust Devil

By: Anne Isaacs
illustrated by: Paul O. Zelinsky

Here is the thrilling, thigh-slapping companion to Swamp Angel, the beloved Caldecott Honor–winning picture book.

Swamp Angel has a reputation as the greatest woodswoman and wildest wildcat...

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The Wrong Hands

By: Nigel Richardson

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Fourteen-year-old Graham Sinclair hides a secret. His mom tells him, ?everyone carries around one terrible thing that no one else knows.? After Graham tries to share his secret...

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...

The Sons of Liberty #1

By: Alexander and Joseph Lagos
Illustrated by: Steve Walker and Oren Kramek

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