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Red Glass
Written by Laura Resau
May 2009 | $8.99

With a dazzling and thoughtful voice, this critically acclaimed novel deals directly with the challenges and dangers of immigration, exploring the ties that bind us together in an age when issues threaten to divide us.

One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a six-year-old...

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Gossamer
Written by Lois Lowry
January 2008 | $6.99

From the two-time Newbery Award winning author of Number the Stars and The Giver, comes a novel about how even the smallest of dreams can break through the darkest of nights.
 
Littlest One is a tiny creature slowly learning her job of giving dreams to humans. Each night she...

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The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
May 2003 | $16.99

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her...

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Anna of Byzantium
Written by Tracy Barrett
October 2000 | $6.99

For fans of Joan of Arc and Alexander the Great, comes "a gripping saga of alliances, intrigues, deceits, and treacheries" about Anna Comnena of the Byzantine Empire.

   Anna Comnena has every reason to feel entitled. She's a princess, her father's firstborn and his chosen successor. Someday she expects to sit on...

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The Hound of Rowan
Written by Henry H. Neff
September 2008 | $8.99

An imaginative fantasy adventure full of magic, mythology, brilliant new friends, and deadly new enemies . . .

Twelve-year-old Max McDaniels lives a quiet life in the suburbs of Chicago—until the day he stumbles upon a mysterious Celtic tapestry. Many strange people are interested in Max and his tapestry, and his discovery...

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Gooney the Fabulous
Written by Lois Lowry
March 2009 | $5.99

Gooney Bird Greene has a fabulous idea after her teacher reads fables to the class. The children learn that fables are stories with animal characters that teach something important. Gooney’s fabulous idea is that each student create their own fable and tell it to the class! Everyone but Nicholas is excited...

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The Crossroads
Written by Chris Grabenstein
May 2009 | $7.99

Perfect for Halloween! From the New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of I Funny and Treasure Hunters, comes a series of spine-tingling mysteries to keep you up long after the lights go out.

Zack, his dad, and new stepmother have just moved back to his father’s hometown, not knowing that their new...

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The Necromancer
Written by Michael Scott
May 2010 | $18.99

Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter—but did you know he really lived? And his secrets aren't safe! Discover the truth in book four of the New York Times bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel. 

The Belief: Sophie and Josh are the twins of prophecy.

The Reality:...

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Wildwood Dancing
Written by Juliet Marillier
March 2008 | $10.99

High in the Transylvanian woods, at the castle Piscul Draculi, live five daughters and their doting father. It's an idyllic life for Jena, the second eldest, who spends her time exploring the mysterious forest with her constant companion, a most unusual frog. But best by far is the castle's hidden portal...

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Bog Child
Written by Siobhan Dowd
June 2010 | $10.99

DIGGING FOR PEAT in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she’s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him—his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings for Cora, his parents arguing over the...

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What the Moon Saw
Written by Laura Resau
April 2008 | $7.99

An intimate, award winning story of immigrants and their families, the borders they cross, and the ties that bind us all together.

Fourteen-year-old Clara Luna's name means "clear moon" in Spanish. But lately, her life has felt anything but clear. A letter has arrived from her grandparents in Mexico inviting her to...

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Leepike Ridge
Written by N. D. Wilson
July 2008 | $7.99

Before he wrote the bestselling 100 Cupboards trilogy and Ashtown Burials series, N. D. Wilson delighted readers with his first unforgettable action-adventure story of survival. . . .
 
Thomas Hammond has always lived next to Leepike Ridge, but he never imagined he might end up lost beneath it! The night Tom’s...

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The Tin Princess: A Sally Lockhart Mystery
Written by Philip Pullman
September 2008 | $7.99

AFTER WITNESSING A mysterious explosion, three young Londoners—Becky, Jim, and Adelaide—journey to a tiny country high in the mountains of Central Europe in 1882. They’re an unlikely trio to lead a country, but when Adelaide’s husband, the new king, is assassinated, she finds herself fighting for the crown—and for her very...

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In the Forests of the Night
Written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
May 2000 | $6.99

By day, Risika sleeps in a shaded room in Concord, Massachusetts. By night, she hunts the streets of New York City. She is used to being alone. But someone is following Risika. He has left her a black rose, the same sort of rose that sealed her fate 300 years ago...

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King Dork
Written by Frank Portman
February 2008 | $9.99

King Dork will rock your world.” --John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

When Tom Henderson finds his dead father’s copy of J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, his world is turned upside down. Suddenly high school gets more complicated: Tom (aka King Dork) finds himself in the...

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A Bridge to the Stars
Written by Henning Mankell
August 2009 | $7.99

This poignant novel explores how a unilateral decision can change a life.

Two things are hard for Joel Gustafson to cope with: not knowing why, and not being able to do anything about it. Joel’s father was once a sailor who lived by the sea. Joel’s mother once lived with them. Joel’s...

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The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
Written by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin
July 2007 | $6.99

HIS DARK MATERIALS IS SOON TO BE AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy is renowned for its mystery and magic. What’s the truth behind it all? Is the golden compass actually based in science? How does the subtle...

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Daughter of Venice
Written by Donna Jo Napoli
December 2003 | $7.99

In 1592, Donata is a noble girl living in a palazzo on the Grand Canal. Girls of her class receive no education and rarely leave the palazzo. In a noble family, only one daughter and one son will be allowed to marry; Donata, like all younger daughters, will be sent to...

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Demon in My View
Written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
September 2001 | $6.99

Though nobody at her high school knows it, Jessica is a published author. Her vampire novel, Tiger, Tiger, has just come out under the pen name Ash Night. Now two new students have just arrived in Ramsa, and both want Jessica’s attention. She has no patience with overly friendly Caryn, but...

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Midnight Predator
Written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
December 2003 | $6.99

Though she was once a happy teenager with a wonderful family and a full life, Turquoise Draka is now a hunter. In a deadly world of vampires, shapeshifters, and mercenaries, she’ll track any prey if the price is right. Her current assignment: to assassinate Jeshikah, one of the cruelest vampires in...

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