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In the tradition of Wishtree and You May Already Be a Winner, this hopeful middle grade novel tells the story of three former friends who must come together at their annual town carnival to heal and reconnect after a tragedy. The small town of Clarkville has seen better days. Ever ...
The Carnival of Wishes & Dreams
In the tradition of Wishtree and You May Already Be a Winner, this hopeful middle grade novel tells the story of three former friends who must come together at their annual town carnival to heal and reconnect after a tragedy. The small town of Clarkville has seen better days. Ever since the Cohen factory burned down a few years ago, jobs are scarce and unemployment is high. But each year for one night the Carnival of Wishes and Dreams comes to town and everyone gets to indulge in a little wonder and delight. And for three girls who each receive notes asking them to meet the anonymous sender at midnight at the Ferris Wheel, it's an evening that promises to be truly magical. Audrey McKinley can't believe someone would ask her to ride the Ferris Wheel. Everyone in town knows she's afraid of heights; the last time she rode the Ferris Wheel it ended with her having a panic attack. But ever since her dad lost his job after the Cohen factory burned down he's been working too little. The carnival gives him a chance for some seasonal work, and she plans to spend the evening checking up on him and making sure he does his job. Maybe she'll face her fears tonight, after all. Grace Chang isn't supposed to go to the carnival. It's too close to the burned remains of the old Cohen factory--the place where her firefighter father lost his life. And they always rode the Ferris Wheel together, so that's also something Grace isn't supposed to do. But since her mom just announced they'll be moving away from Clarkville the day after the carnival, Grace is sick of only doing things she's supposed to do. She'll be at the carnival. And she is definitely riding that Ferris Wheel. Harlow Cohen is surprised anyone would want to ride the Ferris Wheel with her. Harlow used to be popular. But ever since her grandparents' old factory burned down and so many people lost their jobs, many of the kids at school blame her--and her rich family--for their own parents' worsening economic situations. Harlow can never resist a dare, but when a note arrives asking her to meet an anonymous person at the Ferris Wheel at midnight, she's far from certain it will be a friend waiting for her. Can these three girls put their differences aside long enough for their wishes to come true? And is it possible to save a friendship that once seemed lost for good?
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8.390000 USD

The Carnival of Wishes & Dreams

by Jenny Lundquist
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From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the third book in an exciting middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Zayd has a plan. He's ready to take the reins as team captain of the Gold Team. But when an injury leaves ...
Bounce Back
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the third book in an exciting middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Zayd has a plan. He's ready to take the reins as team captain of the Gold Team. But when an injury leaves him on the sidelines, his plans get derailed. Can Zayd learn what it means to be a leader if he's not the one calling the shots?
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7.340000 USD

Bounce Back

by Hena Khan
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[A] memorable story. --Publishers Weekly (starred review) From Newbery Award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a quiet tale about finding your own voice (Kirkus Reviews) while learning to understand the people you love the most. Sylvie Bloom wants to find something new and exciting this summer--at least more exciting than the ...
Just Dance
[A] memorable story. --Publishers Weekly (starred review) From Newbery Award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a quiet tale about finding your own voice (Kirkus Reviews) while learning to understand the people you love the most. Sylvie Bloom wants to find something new and exciting this summer--at least more exciting than the cows, goats, and chickens on her family's farm that she's become accustomed to. Luckily, Sylvie's teacher Mrs. Ludolf has the perfect idea. Sylvie can take over her husband Sheriff Ludolf's column in the newspaper for the summer, reporting on all the important events that happen in their small Wyoming town. Sylvie is thrilled to have a new challenge, but she's not sure she'll actually see anything amazing. At least nothing like the things her mother saw when she traveled the world as a famous opera singer. Sylvie can't figure out why her mother would give up singing in front of thousands of people. Have she and her brother Nate been holding her mother back? And when her mother's old duet partner James Grayson writes that he's coming to perform nearby, will she be tempted to return to the stage, without them?
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7.340000 USD

Just Dance

by Patricia MacLachlan
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When a devastating sickness spreads through a thoroughbred farm community, a young horse whisperer is determined to find out why all the foals are dying in this tightly woven, tender coming-of-age novel from award-winning author Heather Henson. Twelve-year-old Sky and her father are horse whisperers--their preternatural tenderness and understanding of ...
The Whole Sky
When a devastating sickness spreads through a thoroughbred farm community, a young horse whisperer is determined to find out why all the foals are dying in this tightly woven, tender coming-of-age novel from award-winning author Heather Henson. Twelve-year-old Sky and her father are horse whisperers--their preternatural tenderness and understanding of horses, and Sky's uncanny ability to actually understand what they're saying, become their livelihood during the foaling season at multimillion dollar horse farms. They're sought after by the most prestigious farms in the country to keep pregnant horses calm and stress-free until they give birth. But this spring, something awful is happening...foal after foal is a stillborn, and no one knows why. And worse for Sky, who lost her mother only months earlier, her most beloved horse is about to have her first foal. In agony, Sky takes it upon herself to figure out what the vets are missing, and stop it before even more foals are lost.
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8.390000 USD

The Whole Sky

by Heather Henson
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From award-winning author Sharon Draper comes Out of My Mind, the story of a brilliant girl who cannot speak or write. Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She ...
Out of My Mind
From award-winning author Sharon Draper comes Out of My Mind, the story of a brilliant girl who cannot speak or write. Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She is smarter than most of the adults who try to diagnose her and smarter than her classmates in her integrated classroom-the very same classmates who dismiss her as mentally challenged, because she cannot tell them otherwise. But Melody refuses to be defined by cerebral palsy. And she's determined to let everyone know it...somehow. In this breakthrough story, reminiscent of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, from multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winner Sharon Draper, readers will come to know a brilliant mind and a brave spirit who will change forever how they look at anyone with a disability.
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10.490000 USD

Out of My Mind

by Sharon M. Draper
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An ALA Notable Book A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017 Striking, enigmatic, and haunting all around. --Booklist (starred review) A suspenseful, realistic, finely crafted story exploring friendship, trust, and how we judge others. --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle's novel about a pivotal summer in ...
Quicksand Pond
An ALA Notable Book A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017 Striking, enigmatic, and haunting all around. --Booklist (starred review) A suspenseful, realistic, finely crafted story exploring friendship, trust, and how we judge others. --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle's novel about a pivotal summer in two girls' lives explores the convictions we form, the judgments we make, and the values we hold. The pond is called Quicksand Pond. It's a shadowy, hidden place, full of chirping, shrieking, croaking life. It's where, legend has it, people disappear. It's where scrappy Terri Carr lives with her no-good family. And it's where twelve-year-old Jessie Kettel is reluctantly spending her summer vacation. Jessie meets Terri on a raft out in the water, and the two become fast friends. On Quicksand Pond, Jessie and Terri can be lost to the outside world--lost until they want to be found. But a tragedy that occurred many decades ago has had lingering effects on this sleepy town, and especially on Terri Carr. And the more Jessie learns, the more she begins to question her new friendship--and herself.
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8.390000 USD

Quicksand Pond

by Janet Taylor Lisle
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From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series about a fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He's not just going to be a professional basketball player. He's going to ...
Power Forward
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series about a fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He's not just going to be a professional basketball player. He's going to be a star. A legend. The first Pakistani-American kid to make it to the NBA. He knows this deep in his soul. It's his destiny. There are only a few small things in his way. For starters, Zayd's only on the D-team. (D stands for developmental, but to Zayd it's always felt like a bad grade or something.) Not to mention, he's a bit on the scrawny side, even for the fourth grade team. But his best friend Adam is on the Gold Team, and it's Zayd's dream for the two of them to play together. His mom and dad don't get it. They want him to practice his violin way more than his jump shot. When he gets caught blowing off his violin lessons to practice, Zayd's parents lay down the ultimate punishment: he has to hang up his high tops and isn't allowed to play basketball anymore. As tryouts for the Gold Team approach, Zayd has to find the courage to stand up for himself and chase his dream.
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7.340000 USD

Power Forward

by Hena Khan
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From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the second book in an exciting new middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Now that Zayd has made the Gold Team, he's hustling hard and loving every minute of the season. But when team ...
On Point
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the second book in an exciting new middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Now that Zayd has made the Gold Team, he's hustling hard and loving every minute of the season. But when team starts to struggle, Zayd can't help wondering if it has something to do with him. Even worse, his best friend Adam suddenly starts acting like he doesn't care about basketball anymore, even though they are finally teammates. He stops playing basketball with Zayd at recess and starts hanging out with other kids. Then, Adam up and quits the Gold Team to play football instead. While his uncle's wedding preparations turn life into a circus at home, Zayd is left on his own to figure things out. He has to decide how to still be friends with Adam and step up to fill the empty shoes he left on the court. Does Zayd have what it takes to be on point and lead his team back to victory?
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7.340000 USD

On Point

by Hena Khan
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A girl must stop the Boogeyman living in her home from stealing her family's warmest memories. When her distant aunt and uncle die, Amelia Howling is forced to move into their home when they leave her parents in charge of their children. Her parents assure her that it will be ...
The House of Months and Years
A girl must stop the Boogeyman living in her home from stealing her family's warmest memories. When her distant aunt and uncle die, Amelia Howling is forced to move into their home when they leave her parents in charge of their children. Her parents assure her that it will be like having a grand adventure with three new siblings, but Amelia is not convinced. Luckily, the house is large, filled with nooks and crannies perfect for hiding from her cousins. But even with all the nooks and crannies, the rumbling and crumbling rooms are more sinister than they seem. The house was built years ago by a creature named Horatio, and he's been waiting for the perfect human inhabitant: Amelia. Horatio has the power to travel through time and memories, and lures Amelia into his world. The memories of children, he told her, were the best, and Amelia agreed-her cousins were full of good memories. Until she noticed that once she and Horatio visited a memory, it was gone forever. And she had been stealing the good memories of her cousins and their parents without even noticing! Horrified and scared, Amelia lets her cousins in on her secret, and asks them for help. Together, they must race through time to recover their minds and break the perfect clockwork of the evil Calendar House. * ENGAGING MYSTERY WITH THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF CREEPINESS: Young readers love to be scared--but not too scared! Think Coraline,Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy, and The Nest.
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13.64 USD

The House of Months and Years

by Emma Trevayne
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A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2017 For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can't get better than this book. -R. J. Palacio, author of #1 New York Timesbestseller Wonder Amina's anxieties are entirely relatable, but it's her sweet-hearted nature that makes her such a winning protagonist. -Entertainment Weekly ...
Amina's Voice
A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2017 For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can't get better than this book. -R. J. Palacio, author of #1 New York Timesbestseller Wonder Amina's anxieties are entirely relatable, but it's her sweet-hearted nature that makes her such a winning protagonist. -Entertainment Weekly A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family's vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this compassionate, timely novel (Booklist, starred review) from the award-winning author of It's Ramadan, Curious George and Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns. Amina has never been comfortable in the spotlight. She is happy just hanging out with her best friend, Soojin. Except now that she's in middle school everything feels different. Soojin is suddenly hanging out with Emily, one of the cool girls in the class, and even talking about changing her name to something more American. Does Amina need to start changing too? Or hiding who she is to fit in? While Amina grapples with these questions, she is devastated when her local mosque is vandalized. Amina's Voice brings to life the joys and challenges of a young Pakistani-American and highlights the many ways in which one girl's voice can help bring a diverse community together to love and support each other.
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8.40 USD

Amina's Voice

by Hena Khan
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PURA BELPR HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes. --School Library Journal (starred review) Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the United States in this ...
The Only Road
PURA BELPR HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes. --School Library Journal (starred review) Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the United States in this powerful and timely (Booklist, starred review) middle grade novel. Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream. Instantly, he knows: Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead. Everyone in Jaime's small town in Guatemala knows someone who has been killed by the Alphas, a powerful gang that's known for violence and drug trafficking. Anyone who refuses to work for them is hurt or killed--like Miguel. With Miguel gone, Jaime fears that he is next. There's only one choice: accompanied by his cousin ngela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico. Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life. The story is told with heartbreaking honesty, Booklist raved, and will bring readers face to face with the harsh realities immigrants go through in the hope of finding a better, safer life, and it will likely cause them to reflect on what it means to be human.
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9.440000 USD

The Only Road

by Alexandra Diaz
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Ever since Charlotte Mielswetzski and her cousin, Zee, saved the world, life has been rather ordinary. Ordinary, that is, if you call being ultramegagrounded (in Charlotte's case) or treated as if you might fall to pieces (in Zee's case) ordinary. Either way, heroes deserve better. Of course, no one knows ...
The Siren Song: The Cronus Chronicles Book 2
Ever since Charlotte Mielswetzski and her cousin, Zee, saved the world, life has been rather ordinary. Ordinary, that is, if you call being ultramegagrounded (in Charlotte's case) or treated as if you might fall to pieces (in Zee's case) ordinary. Either way, heroes deserve better. Of course, no one knows Charlotte and Zee are heroes. It's not like they can simply announce that Greek myths are real or proclaim they have returned from the Underworld, where they rescued all of mankind from Philonecron, a deranged demigod with delusions of grandeur. Instead, they are forced to keep this terrible knowledge to themselves, and are stuck in a state of extraordinary ordinariness. But things aren't quite as ordinary as they seem. For Philonecron is the grandson of Poseidon, and you don't mess with the progeny of the second most powerful god in the universe. And Philonecron himself isn't so happy about having all of his delicious plans thwarted by mortal children. He wants revenge, and with his grandfather to help him, he is going to get what he wants. For Charlotte and Zee, their not-so-ordinary lives are about to be disrupted once again. This time it's not the world they must save - it's themselves.
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8.390000 USD

The Siren Song: The Cronus Chronicles Book 2

by Anne Ursu
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A lonely little mouse has to be resourceful to bring his family back together. In a series of delightfully imaginary achievements, nobody's mouse transforms himself into the beloved hero of his mother, father, sister, and brand-new baby brother. In their very first collaboration, Robert Kraus and Jose Aruego give charm ...
Whose Mouse Are You?
A lonely little mouse has to be resourceful to bring his family back together. In a series of delightfully imaginary achievements, nobody's mouse transforms himself into the beloved hero of his mother, father, sister, and brand-new baby brother. In their very first collaboration, Robert Kraus and Jose Aruego give charm and validity to one of childhood's more difficult experiences. Tender and catchy, Robert Kraus's rhyming text, combined with Jose Aruego's large, vibrantly clever illustrations, makes for a storytime classic.
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8.390000 USD

Whose Mouse Are You?

by Robert Kraus, Jr.
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The morning Nora Ratcliff finds a baby in the flowerpot on her front steps her life changes forever. She had always wanted a child, but after her husband passed away, she never thought she would have one. She decides to keep the baby and call her Mabel. As Mabel grows ...
The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel
The morning Nora Ratcliff finds a baby in the flowerpot on her front steps her life changes forever. She had always wanted a child, but after her husband passed away, she never thought she would have one. She decides to keep the baby and call her Mabel. As Mabel grows up to everyone's surprise she shows a distinct talent for magic. Before long it also becomes clear that Mabel has a mind of her own. When Mabel is accepted to the prestigious witch school, Ruthersfield Academy, she excels at the magic curriculum but is constantly in trouble for experimenting and inventing her own potions. One day she is asked to write a paper on her magical roots and discovers the truth of her birth. In rebellion, Mabels changes her name to Magnolia and tries to undertstand who could have left her in the flowerpot. Mabel comes to see that it doesn't matter where you came from, and that the best families are people who look after each other and love each other.
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8.390000 USD

The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel

by Natasha Lowe
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What Lily Carter wants most in the world is to attend Princeton University just like her grandfather. When she finally visits the campus, Grandpa surprises her: She has been selected to take the top-secret Legacy Test. Passing means automatic acceptance to Princeton. Sweet! Lily's test is to find the Ivy ...
Enchanted Ivy
What Lily Carter wants most in the world is to attend Princeton University just like her grandfather. When she finally visits the campus, Grandpa surprises her: She has been selected to take the top-secret Legacy Test. Passing means automatic acceptance to Princeton. Sweet! Lily's test is to find the Ivy Key. But what is she looking for? Where does she start? As she searches, Lily is joined by Tye, a cute college boy with orange and black hair who says he's her guard. That's weird. But things get seriously strange when a gargoyle talks to her. He tells her that there are two Princetons—the ordinary one and a magical one—and the Key opens the gate between them. But there are more secrets that surround Lily. Worse secrets. When Lily enters the magical Princeton, she uncovers old betrayals and new dangers, and a chance at her dream becomes a fight for her life. Soon Lily is caught in a power struggle between two worlds, with her family at its center. In a place where Knights slay monsters, boys are were-tigers, and dragons might be out for blood, Lily will need all of her ingenuity and courage—and a little magic—to unite the worlds and unlock the secrets of her past and her future.
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10.490000 USD

Enchanted Ivy

by Sarah Beth Durst
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A young boy tries to find his voice with the help of some four-legged friends in this elegantly spare novel about the healing power of dogs and love (Publishers Weekly), from the Newbery-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall. Zoe's family rescues dogs in need. There is always the sweet ...
White Fur Flying
A young boy tries to find his voice with the help of some four-legged friends in this elegantly spare novel about the healing power of dogs and love (Publishers Weekly), from the Newbery-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall. Zoe's family rescues dogs in need. There is always the sweet smell of dog and a warm body looking to cuddle or play. There is always a new dog to be saved, and loved. Fur flies everywhere. It covers everything. Zoe's house is never silent. The house across the street is always silent these days. A new family has moved in and Phillip, the boy, has stopped speaking. He doesn't even want to try. Saving dogs and saving boys may be different jobs, but Zoe learns that some parts are the same. Both take attention and care. They take understanding and time. And maybe just a bit of white fur flying. From Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, White Fur Flying is an endearing tale of companionship and hope that is beautifully told, quietly moving, and completely satisfying (Kirkus Reviews).
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8.390000 USD

White Fur Flying

by Patricia MacLachlan
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One new brother--assembly required. A page-turner filled with fun, intrigue, and suspense (Kirkus Reviews) from the author of The Last Invisible Boy. Matt Rambeau is officially a big brother--to a robot! Matt's super-computer-genius dad is always getting cool tech stuff in the mail, but the latest box Matt opens contains ...
Brother from a Box
One new brother--assembly required. A page-turner filled with fun, intrigue, and suspense (Kirkus Reviews) from the author of The Last Invisible Boy. Matt Rambeau is officially a big brother--to a robot! Matt's super-computer-genius dad is always getting cool tech stuff in the mail, but the latest box Matt opens contains the most impressive thing he's ever seen: a bionically modified lifeform that looks human and calls Matt brother (in French)! Norman turns out to be a bit of an attention hog and a showoff, but Matt's still psyched to have a robotic sibling--even if he flirts with (ugh) girls. Then strange things start to happen. First a computer worm causes Norman to go berserk, and then odd men start showing up in unusual places. Matt soon realizes that someone is trying to steal the robot--correction--his brother! In this zany, action-packed story with spies, skateboards, and plenty of artificial intelligence, acclaimed author Evan Kuhlman gets to the heart (and motherboard) of one of the most special relationships known to man (or machine): brotherhood.
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7.340000 USD

Brother from a Box

by Evan Kuhlman
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First kisses are always nerve-racking--but especially when they're onstage! Can Grace find a real-life Prince Charming before she has to lock lips in front of a crowd? When Grace Shaw finds out she's been cast as the lead in her school play, she has about two seconds to celebrate before ...
Operation Pucker Up
First kisses are always nerve-racking--but especially when they're onstage! Can Grace find a real-life Prince Charming before she has to lock lips in front of a crowd? When Grace Shaw finds out she's been cast as the lead in her school play, she has about two seconds to celebrate before she realizes she'll have to kiss Prince Charming, aka James Lowe, aka the heartthrob of Sloane Middle School...on the lips! She's never kissed a boy, and the idea of experiencing her very first kiss in front of a live audience with the most popular boy in school sounds like her worst nightmare instead of a dream come true. So Grace's two best friends propose Operation Pucker Up--a plan for Grace to score a kiss before opening night so she doesn't make a fool of herself in front of an audience. And as if Grace isn't having a hard enough time, her estranged father suddenly reappears after leaving six months earlier. Her mom and sister welcome Dad back with open arms, but Grace can't simply forgive and forget. With opening night fast approaching, Operation Pucker Up reaching ridiculous levels, and family drama teeming behind the scenes, Grace is beginning to think all this love stuff is way too complicated. Will she find a way to have her happily ever after--and seal it with a kiss--both onstage and off?
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9.440000 USD

Operation Pucker Up

by Rachele Alpine
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STORMS ARE BREWING When Charlie and Papa arrive in Lawrence for supplies, they find the bustling Kansas town threatened by border ruffians from proslave Missouri. Papa decides to remain behind with other free-soil settlers to defend the town, so Charlie must drive the wagon back to the family's isolated claim ...
Cabin in the Snow
STORMS ARE BREWING When Charlie and Papa arrive in Lawrence for supplies, they find the bustling Kansas town threatened by border ruffians from proslave Missouri. Papa decides to remain behind with other free-soil settlers to defend the town, so Charlie must drive the wagon back to the family's isolated claim by himself. At home a different sort of storm is brewing -- gray skies, bitter cold, and vicious winds warn that a prairie blizzard is coming. Charlie is always getting into trouble for daydreaming and forgetting his chores. Now he has to show he's grown-up enough to help Momma, his sisters, and his newborn baby brother survive in their tiny cabin in the snow.
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7.340000 USD

Cabin in the Snow

by Deborah Hopkinson
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Piper and her mother take on another new adventure in the second book of the brand-new Piper Morgan series. After saying good-bye to her circus friends, Piper Morgan and her mom are on the move again, this time returning to mom's hometown and to Piper's beloved grandmother's house after Piper's ...
Piper Morgan in Charge!
Piper and her mother take on another new adventure in the second book of the brand-new Piper Morgan series. After saying good-bye to her circus friends, Piper Morgan and her mom are on the move again, this time returning to mom's hometown and to Piper's beloved grandmother's house after Piper's mom takes a job in the local elementary school principal's office. Piper is excited for a new school and new friends--and is thrilled when she is made an office helper. But there is one girl who seems determined to prove she is a better helper than Piper--and she just so happens to be the principal's daughter. Can Piper figure out how to handle being the new girl in town once more?
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6.290000 USD

Piper Morgan in Charge!

by Stephanie Faris
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It's the last day of school before Christmas vacation and Alex, Chase, and the rest of Mrs. Walter's fifth-grade class couldn't wish more for the final bell to ring. But the day takes a crazy turn when a mysterious meteorite crashes through the classroom window--and a genie pops out! Bob, ...
The Christmas Genie
It's the last day of school before Christmas vacation and Alex, Chase, and the rest of Mrs. Walter's fifth-grade class couldn't wish more for the final bell to ring. But the day takes a crazy turn when a mysterious meteorite crashes through the classroom window--and a genie pops out! Bob, as he's called, is willing to grant only one wish for the class to share, and if they can't agree on something before the bell rings in an hour, they'll get nothing at all. What follows is a debate that is at turns thought-provoking and hilarious--and at all times irresistible.
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8.390000 USD

The Christmas Genie

by Dan Gutman
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Read “happily ever after” with this magical repackage that includes three enchanting, retold fairy tales.In this value-priced bind-up of three beloved retellings, readers will journey to faraway fairy tale lands. Before Midnight revisits Cinderella’s story in France, Golden puts a new spin on Rapunzel’s romance, and Wild Orchid reimagines the ...
Once: Before Midnight; Golden; Wild Orchid
Read “happily ever after” with this magical repackage that includes three enchanting, retold fairy tales.In this value-priced bind-up of three beloved retellings, readers will journey to faraway fairy tale lands. Before Midnight revisits Cinderella’s story in France, Golden puts a new spin on Rapunzel’s romance, and Wild Orchid reimagines the Chinese tale of Mulan. With so much real-life drama in today’s busy world, Once allows readers to escape into whimsical realms where every story has a happily ever after.
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14.690000 USD

Once: Before Midnight; Golden; Wild Orchid

by Cameron Dokey
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In the summer of 2001, twelve year old Fadi's parents make the difficult decision to illegally leave Afghanistan and move the family to the United States. When their underground transport arrives at the rendezvous point, chaos ensues, and Fadi is left dragging his younger sister Mariam through the crush of ...
Shooting Kabul
In the summer of 2001, twelve year old Fadi's parents make the difficult decision to illegally leave Afghanistan and move the family to the United States. When their underground transport arrives at the rendezvous point, chaos ensues, and Fadi is left dragging his younger sister Mariam through the crush of people. But Mariam accidentally lets go of his hand and becomes lost in the crowd, just as Fadi is snatched up into the truck. With Taliban soldiers closing in, the truck speeds away, leaving Mariam behind. Adjusting to life in the United States isn't easy for Fadi's family and as the events of September 11th unfold the prospects of locating Mariam in a war torn Afghanistan seem slim. When a photography competition with a grand prize trip to India is announced, Fadi sees his chance to return to Afghanistan and find his sister. But can one photo really bring Mariam home? Based in part on the Ms. Senzai's husband's own experience fleeing his home in Soviet controlled Afghanistan in the 1970s, Shooting Kabul is a powerful story of hope, love, and perseverance.
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9.440000 USD

Shooting Kabul

by N H Senzai
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Henry's day is full. From breakfast to bedtime there is fun with his friends in their small red brick building. There are steps out front to count climbing up and to count coming down. On the street there's the garbage man and a tow truck to watch. And just around ...
A Glorious Day
Henry's day is full. From breakfast to bedtime there is fun with his friends in their small red brick building. There are steps out front to count climbing up and to count coming down. On the street there's the garbage man and a tow truck to watch. And just around the corner there's a playground and even more friends. Fullness makes Henry's day (and every day for Henry) simply GLORIOUS.
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17.840000 USD

A Glorious Day

by Amy Schwartz
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It's Alice--for the rest of her life! Yes, the very last Alice book, and it reveals every last bit you'd want to know about Alice, including whether she spends the rest of her life with Patrick! This is the book where Alice, every girl's girl, turns into every lady's lady ...
Now I'll Tell You Everything
It's Alice--for the rest of her life! Yes, the very last Alice book, and it reveals every last bit you'd want to know about Alice, including whether she spends the rest of her life with Patrick! This is the book where Alice, every girl's girl, turns into every lady's lady (VOYA). Alice McKinley is going to college! And everything, from her room to her classes to her friends, is about to change. Stoically, nervously, Alice puts her best foot forward...and steps into the rest of her life. Will Alice's dream of becoming a psychologist come true? Are she and her BFFs destined to remain BFFs? And with so many miles between them, will Alice and Patrick find each other again? Will there be baby Alices in her future? As Alice well knows, life isn't always so predictable, and there are more than a few curveballs waiting to be thrown her way. This is it. The grand finale. Everything you've ever wanted to know about Alice McKinley will be revealed!
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13.640000 USD

Now I'll Tell You Everything

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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Exciting secrets are waiting to be revealed in a new story arc set in a manor in the heart of Paris in the seventh book of this fascinating historical fiction series. Camille LeClerc has just moved into the grand estate Rousseau--one of the largest and most beautiful manor homes in ...
Camille's Story, 1910
Exciting secrets are waiting to be revealed in a new story arc set in a manor in the heart of Paris in the seventh book of this fascinating historical fiction series. Camille LeClerc has just moved into the grand estate Rousseau--one of the largest and most beautiful manor homes in all of Paris--with her mother, the cook. Living in the manor is a dream come true for Camille and brings her closer to the wealthy Rousseaus, with whom she has always believed she shares a special bond, despite her mother's constant urging to remember her place. Soon Camille is right at home inside the manor, and it's not long before she stumbles upon family treasures that have been hidden away for many years. Treasures that might be the key to unlocking secrets of the manor's past...and her own.
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7.340000 USD

Camille's Story, 1910

by Adele Whitby
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In this charming new chapter book series, eight-year-old Piper Morgan is adjusting to a new home and all the new places and faces she meets along the way, as she and her mom look for the perfect place to plant their feet. When Piper Morgan and her mom have to ...
Piper Morgan Joins the Circus
In this charming new chapter book series, eight-year-old Piper Morgan is adjusting to a new home and all the new places and faces she meets along the way, as she and her mom look for the perfect place to plant their feet. When Piper Morgan and her mom have to move, Piper is sad to leave her friends behind, but excited for the new adventures coming her way. Her mom is looking for the perfect place for her and Piper to settle down, and dives into a series of odd jobs. Mom's first job? An assistant to the head of the Big Top Circus. And Piper is excited to learn she will be a part of The Little Explorers, a group made up of the circus workers' kids. They may be small in size, but they play a big part in the circus, as they kick-off the big elephant routine in the show. But during Piper's debut as a Little Explorer, her high kicks and pointed toes don't go quite as planned--and after causing a dance disaster, she has to prove to everyone--especially queen of the Little Explorers, Lexie--that she belongs in the spotlight.
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6.290000 USD

Piper Morgan Joins the Circus

by Stephanie Faris
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April is the cruelest month," said the poet, and Alice McKinley would agree. April is a hard month. Not that she doesn't have some fun. It does begin with a wonderful April Fool's Day joke on her brother, Lester. But it also begins with Aunt Sally reminding her that she ...
Alice in April
April is the cruelest month," said the poet, and Alice McKinley would agree. April is a hard month. Not that she doesn't have some fun. It does begin with a wonderful April Fool's Day joke on her brother, Lester. But it also begins with Aunt Sally reminding her that she will soon be thirteen (as if anyone could forget something so important) and then she will be Woman of the House, since her mother is long dead. It is an awesome responsibility. All her life she had assumed that her father and Lester were there to take care of her; now she is going to have to take care of them. Taking care of Lester, alone, could be a full-time job, she thinks. Being Woman of the House has all sorts of drawbacks. For example: It never occurred to her that when she suggested her father and Lester ought to have physical checkups, her father would insist that she have one too. How could you let a doctor see you naked?Of course, Alice is still in school. And there she faces another crisis. She might be Woman of the House at home, but in school she needs a different kind of name, one given by a table full of boys in the cafeteria Depending on their figures, girls are being given state names -- some states have mountains and others do not. Will flat, flat Delaware or Louisiana be her fate? Alice lives in fear that it might be, though even worse is the fear that she might not get a name at all.The month ends with a dinner party for her father's birthday (part of being Woman of the House) that has more downs than ups -- and with a totally unexpected event that makes Alice and everyone she knows grow up a little and wonder a little deeper about life and the future. April is a hard month, but reading about Alice in April is to find that most tragedies (though not all) pass and tears can turn to laughter and delight.
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7.340000 USD

Alice in April

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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From the Newbery Award-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall comes a story about one brave girl who saves her family from losing everything. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly calls this lyrical tale melodic, poetic, and enchanting. Everyone in Lucy's family sings. Opera. Rap. Lullabies. Everyone, except Lucy. Lucy ...
Fly Away
From the Newbery Award-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall comes a story about one brave girl who saves her family from losing everything. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly calls this lyrical tale melodic, poetic, and enchanting. Everyone in Lucy's family sings. Opera. Rap. Lullabies. Everyone, except Lucy. Lucy can't sing; her voice won't come out. Just like singing, helping Aunt Frankie prepare for flooding season is a family tradition--even if Frankie doesn't want the help. And this year, when the flood arrives and danger finds its way into the heart of Lucy's family, Lucy will need to find her voice to save her brother. Filled with little moments of quiet wisdom and gentle humor, Newbery winner MacLachlan's story about family love soars (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).
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7.340000 USD

Fly Away

by Patricia MacLachlan
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A tragic car wreck leads to PTSD and therapeutic salvation in this novel from the author of America, which Kirkus Reviews deemed a work of sublime humanity. Anna is involved in a horrific accident one night that leaves her brother's beautiful and popular girlfriend dead. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, ...
Wrecked
A tragic car wreck leads to PTSD and therapeutic salvation in this novel from the author of America, which Kirkus Reviews deemed a work of sublime humanity. Anna is involved in a horrific accident one night that leaves her brother's beautiful and popular girlfriend dead. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, she begins an unusual method of therapy called EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Through her therapy, dreams, memories, and experiences, we begin to see, along with Anna, the full picture of her controlling father, her lost relationship with her brother, and her overwhelming guilt about the wreck. With a deep understanding of the minds of teenagers, and a deft hand in translating that to the page, E.R. Frank presents a story with real and challenging characters, beautifully told and filled with haunting images.
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11.540000 USD

Wrecked

by E R Frank
Paperback / softback
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