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Arrow to Alaska

(Available April 14, 2015)
Arrow to Alaska
Written by Hannah Viano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570619496
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Arrow to Alaska
A Pacific Northwest Adventure
Written by Hannah Viano


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $16.99

New from Hannah Viano, the author/illustrator of S is for Salmon, a PNBA best seller, comes the story of Arrow, a six-year-old boy who goes on an adventure to visit his grandfather in Alaska. Arrow starts off from the Ballard Locks in Seattle, aboard Aunt Kelly’s salmon tender boat. After arriving... Read more >
The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects
The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects
Written by Paul B. Janeczko, Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669638
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The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects

Written by Paul B. Janeczko
Illustrated by Chris Raschka


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $17.99

A celebrated duo reunites for a look at poems through history inspired by objects—earthly and celestial—reflecting the time in which each poet lived.

A book-eating moth in the early Middle Ages. A peach blossom during the Renaissance. A haunted palace in the Victorian era. A lament for the hat in contemporary times... Read more >
Maps Activity Book
Maps Activity Book
Written by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763677718
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Maps Activity Book

Written by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

Informative and imaginative activities for young explorers everywhere.

Following the best-selling Maps, the Mizielinskis return with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles from around the world, this book offers hours of entertainment to young adventurers. Informative and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to... Read more >
My Wilderness
My Wilderness
Written by Claudia McGehee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570619502
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My Wilderness
An Alaskan Adventure
Written by Claudia McGehee


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $16.99

McGehee’s lyrical nonfiction story recounts the 1918–1919 winter spent on Alaska’s Fox Island from the point of view of nine-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent. Vivid scratchboard-style
illustrations echo the rugged subject matter with enchantment as Rocky explores the wilderness and becomes accustomed to island life. Including a Common Core... Read more >
Japan: Panorama Pops
Japan: Panorama Pops
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Anne Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675042
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Japan: Panorama Pops

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Anne Smith


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $8.99

Three-dimensional, accordion-fold pocket guides, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, reveal favorite sites and fascinating subjects.

Want to remember a trip to Japan? Looking forward to visiting someday? This beautifully illustrated guide highlights a dozen of the country’s most famous locations, including the Imperial Palace, Shibuya Crossing, Meiji Shrine, Rainbow Bridge, Himeji... Read more >
Decorated Horses
Decorated Horses
Written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, Illustrated by Jeannie Brett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893626
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Decorated Horses

Written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Illustrated by Jeannie Brett


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $17.95

This nonfiction picture book about horses has a fresh focus: how people over the ages have decorated horses in special ways. Organized into three categories—warfare and hunting, performance and competition, performance, and ceremony—the book introduces horses such as the chariot-pulling war horse of the Persians to the rose-decorated winner of the... Read more >
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553499353
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Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy

Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $15.99

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames.  The factory was crowded.  The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside.  One hundred forty-six people—mostly women—perished; it was one of the most lethal workplace fires in American history until September 11, 2001.

But the story... Read more >
Big Red Kangaroo
Big Red Kangaroo
Written by Claire Saxby, Illustrated by Graham Byrne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763670757
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Big Red Kangaroo

Written by Claire Saxby
Illustrated by Graham Byrne


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Follow a dominant male kangaroo as he leads his mob in search of food—and holds his own against other males who vie for his role.


In the center of Australia, the sun is setting over the baked earth, and Red Kangaroo stirs from his rest. It's breakfast time, and Red must lead... Read more >
Bilby
Bilby
Written by Edel Wignell, Illustrated by Mark Jackson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763667597
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Bilby
Secrets of an Australian Marsupial
Written by Edel Wignell
Illustrated by Mark Jackson


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Everyone has heard of kangaroos and koalas. Now meet the bilby, an endangered Australian marsupial with silky fur, long ears, and bright eyes.

In the hostile Australian desert, a mother bilby gives birth to a baby. Nestled in a burrow deep underground, she cares for her little one. Soon he must grow... Read more >
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Written by Laurie Ann Thompson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780449817469
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Written by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $10.99

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy... Read more >
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Written by Laurie Ann Thompson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780449817452
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Written by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $20.99

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy... Read more >
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Written by Laurie Ann Thompson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780449817445
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Written by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $17.99

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Sand Swimmers
Sand Swimmers
Written by Narelle Oliver, Illustrated by Narelle Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763667610
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Sand Swimmers
The Secret Life of Australia's Desert Wilderness
Written by Narelle Oliver
Illustrated by Narelle Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Journey to the heart of Australia and find secret life in the harshest of deserts in this riveting true story captured in stunning illustrations.

In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine anything can exist in such a forbidding place. But... Read more >
Kid Presidents
Kid Presidents
Written by David Stabler, Illustrated by Doogie Horner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594747311
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Kid Presidents
True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents
Written by David Stabler
Illustrated by Doogie Horner


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.95

Forget the legends. Ignore the tall tales. The kids who grew up to be president weren’t superheroes. They had regular-kid problems just like you. John F. Kennedy hated his big brother. Lyndon Johnson pulled pranks in class. Barack Obama was bothered by bullies. And Bill Clinton was crazy clumsy (he once broke his leg jumping rope). Kid... Read more >
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Kid Presidents
True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents
Written by David Stabler
Illustrated by Doogie Horner


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.95

Forget the legends. Ignore the tall tales. The kids who grew up to be president weren’t superheroes. They had regular-kid problems just like you. John F. Kennedy hated his big brother. Lyndon Johnson pulled pranks in class. Barack Obama was bothered by bullies. And Bill Clinton was crazy clumsy (he once broke his leg jumping rope). Kid Presidents tells... Read more >
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The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
Written by Jared Diamond
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $22.95

At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons—all within a heartbeat of evolutionary time. Now, faced with the threat of nuclear weapons and the effects of climate change, it... Read more >
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Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675059
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Australia: A 3D Keepsake Country Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Charlotte Trounce


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Take a piece of the "land down under" home with you! Thirteen of Australia’s most famous sites are featured in an exquisite cut-paper, accordion-fold novelty illustrated by Charlotte Trounce. Read more >
The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide
The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675066
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The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Remember your visit to the Louvre (or build up excitement for a trip to come) with a beautiful five-foot-long cut-paper memento featuring twelve of the Louvre’s most famous masterpieces. Read more >
Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671860
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Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 20 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Nostalgic for gondolas? Hoping to visit Italy someday? A lovely, cut-paper, accordion-fold novelty illustrated by Sarah McMenemy invites you to tour twelve of Venice’s most famous sites. Read more >
Friends for Freedom
Friends for Freedom
Written by Suzanne Slade, Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895682
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Friends for Freedom
The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
Written by Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.95

No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The former slave and the outspoken woman came from two different worlds. But they shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it. Despite naysayers, hecklers, and even arsonists, Susan and Frederick became fast friends... Read more >
Global Baby Boys
Global Baby Boys
Written by Maya Ajmera
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781580894401
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Global Baby Boys

Written by Maya Ajmera


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $6.95

In this companion book to Global Baby Girls, appealing photographs of baby boys from around the globe celebrate diversity. Read more >
Inside and Out: New York
Inside and Out: New York
Written by Josh Cochran, Illustrated by Josh Cochran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763675202
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Inside and Out: New York

Written by Josh Cochran
Illustrated by Josh Cochran


Format: Trade Paperback, 16 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

See New York unfold in this stunning first title from Inside and Out, a series of double-sided wall charts that open out to more than two and a half feet. Take a stroll past iconic buildings and spot more than eighty objects in a compelling game of search and find. Then... Read more >
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385743280
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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $9.99

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 sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had...

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Ice Wreck
Ice Wreck
Written by Lucille Recht Penner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385382878
Our Price: $3.99
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Ice Wreck

Written by Lucille Recht Penner


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $3.99

Shackleton’s Antarctic journey took courage and perseverance. Now his story is told in a full-color early chapter book!
 
In 1914, Ernest Shackleton and his crew set out for the South Pole. They never made it. Within sight of land, the ship ran into dangerous waters filled with chunks of ice. Then the... Read more >
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The Impossible Rescue
The Impossible Rescue
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763670931
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The Impossible Rescue
The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.99

The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure.

In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that... Read more >
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