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Soccer Star
Soccer Star
Written by Mina Javaherbin, Illustrated by Renato Alarcao
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763660567
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Soccer Star

Written by Mina Javaherbin
Illustrated by Renato Alarcao


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.99

Just in time for the World Cup, an inspiring story of a Brazilian boy who dreams of being a soccer star — and the sister who steps in to help his team win a game.

When Paulo Marcelo Feliciano becomes a soccer star, crowds will cheer his famous name! Then his... Read more >
Caminar
Caminar
Written by Skila Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763665166
Our Price: $15.99
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Caminar

Written by Skila Brown


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $15.99

Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war.

Carlos knows that when the soldiers arrive with warnings about the Communist rebels, it is time to be a man and... Read more >
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Written by Monica Brown, Illustrated by John Parra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374552
Our Price: $10.99
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Waiting for the Biblioburro

Written by Monica Brown
Illustrated by John Parra


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $10.99

Ana loves stories. She often makes them up to help her little brother fall asleep. But in her small village there are only a few books and she has read them all. One morning, Ana wakes up to the clip-clop of hooves, and there before her, is the most wonderful sight... Read more >
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Wanderlove
Wanderlove
Written by Kirsten Hubbard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385739382
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Wanderlove

Written by Kirsten Hubbard


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $9.99

Eighteen-year-old Bria wants to be a Global Vagabond. In a quest for independence, her neglected art, and no-strings-attached hookups, she signs up for a tour of Central America—the wrong one. Middle-aged tourists are hardly the key to self-rediscovery. So when Bria meets Rowan, devoted backpacker and dive instructor, and his outspoken...

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Wanderlove
Wanderlove
Written by Kirsten Hubbard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385739375
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Wanderlove

Written by Kirsten Hubbard


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $17.99

Are you a Global Vagabond?

No, but 18-year-old Bria wants to be. In a quest for independence, her neglected art, and no-strings-attached hookups, she signs up for a tour of Central America—the wrong one. Middle-aged tourists are hardly the key to self-rediscovery.

So when Bria meets Rowan, devoted backpacker and dive instructor... Read more >
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Wanderlove
Wanderlove
Written by Kirsten Hubbard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897511
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Wanderlove

Written by Kirsten Hubbard


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $9.99

Are you a Global Vagabond?

No, but 18-year-old Bria wants to be. In a quest for independence, her neglected art, and no-strings-attached hookups, she signs up for a tour of Central America—the wrong one. Middle-aged tourists are hardly the key to self-rediscovery.

So when Bria meets Rowan, devoted backpacker and dive instructor... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Written by Monica Brown, Illustrated by John Parra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463537
Our Price: $16.99
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Waiting for the Biblioburro

Written by Monica Brown
Illustrated by John Parra


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $16.99

Ana loves stories. She often makes them up to help her little brother fall asleep. But in her small village there are only a few books and she has read them all. One morning, Ana wakes up to the clip-clop of hooves, and there before her, is the most wonderful sight... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Roberto's Trip to the Top
Roberto's Trip to the Top
Written by John B. Paterson Jr. and John B. Paterson Sr., Illustrated by Renato Alarcao
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763647551
Our Price: $6.99
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Roberto's Trip to the Top

Written by John B. Paterson Jr. and John B. Paterson Sr.
Illustrated by Renato Alarcao


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $6.99

"A young kid’s exciting cable-car ride forms the drama in this lively picture book . . . sprinkled with Spanish words."—BOOKLIST

Today is the day! Finally Roberto will take his trip on the teleférico to the top of El Ávila, the mountain overlooking his village. Since Papá has to work, Tío Antonio... Read more >
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Roberto's Trip to the Top
Roberto's Trip to the Top
Written by John B. Paterson Jr. and John B. Paterson Sr., Illustrated by Renato Alarcao
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763627089
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Roberto's Trip to the Top

Written by John B. Paterson Jr. and John B. Paterson Sr.
Illustrated by Renato Alarcao


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.99

Breathtaking vistas and bustling scenes await a boy and his uncle when they ride the teleférico to the top of a mountain in Venezuela.

Today was the day! Finally it is time for Roberto to take his well-earned trip on the teleférico to the top of El Ávila, the mountain overlooking his... Read more >
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The Penalty
The Penalty
Written by Mal Peet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643393
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The Penalty

Written by Mal Peet


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $7.99

"Any reader who starts this astounding novel will be hard-pressed to put it
down. Stunning, original, and compelling." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


As the city of San Juan pulses to summer’s sluggish beat, its teenage soccer prodigy, El Brujito, the Little Magician, vanishes without a trace — right after he misses a... Read more >
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The Killer's Tears
The Killer's Tears
Written by Anne-Laure Bondoux, Translated by Y. Maudet
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307486738
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The Killer's Tears

Written by Anne-Laure Bondoux
Translated by Y. Maudet


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $8.99

On the afternoon when Angel Allegria arrives at the Poloverdos’ farmhouse, he kills the farmer and his wife. But he spares their child, Paolo–a young boy who will claim this as the day on which he was born. Together the killer and the boy begin a new life on this remote... Read more >
Colibri
Colibri
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440420521
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Colibri

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $5.99

When Tzunún was little, her mother nicknamed her Colibrí, Spanish for “hummingbird.” At age four, Colibrí is kidnapped from her parents in Guatemala City and ever since she’s traveled with Uncle, the ex-soldier and wandering beggar, who renamed her Rosa. Uncle told Rosa that he looked for her parents, but never... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
Sea Chase
Sea Chase
Written by Curtis Parkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887766824
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Sea Chase

Written by Curtis Parkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $8.95

Chosen for inclusion in the reading list for the 2006 Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award

Nominated for the 2005 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Crime Book



Fifteen-year-old Brodie and his father are sailing aboard their small yacht in the Caribbean, just off Colombia, when his father is lost overboard in the middle... Read more >
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