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Girls started vanishing in the fall, and now winter's come to lay a white sheet over the horror. Door County, it seems, is swallowing the young, right into its very dirt. From beneath the house on Water Street, I've watched the danger swell.The residents know me as the noises in the house at night, the creaking on the stairs. I'm the reflection behind them in the glass, the feeling of fear in the cellar. I'm tied--it seems--to this house, this street, this town...
Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the shapes of incredible beasts; a wolf, a leopard, a panda, and a falcon. Erdas, where every child who comes of age must discover if they have a spirit animal, a rare bond between human and beast that bestows great powers to both. A dark force has risen from distant and forgotten lands, and has begun an onslaught that will ravage the world.
Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo's New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues...
After living in the big city for a year, Rafe is ready for a fun summer at camp--except this camp is a summer school camp with classes and teachers and a bugle that wakes everyone up at the crack of dawn. Luckily, Rafe quickly makes friends with the outcast boys in 'Loserville' Cabin: Smurf, Two Tunz, Dweebs, Cav, The Bombardier, Legend, and Rafe's bunkmate, The Booger-Eater (otherwise known as Norman). Norman's had the nickname for years and puts up with endless teasing from the other kids. But Rafe soon realizes there is more to Norman than his nickname, and he just might be the kind of friend you want on your side when the boys from the Cool Cabin attack.
In compelling poetry, the spirit of Frederick Douglas, John Brown, and William Tecumseh Sherman comes alive. So does the heart-rending tale of a Confederate son and Union father, the desperate struggle of boys fighting like men, the horrifying shrieks of the wounded, and the pitiful plight of a toil-weary slave. One poetic letter finds distraught parents aching for a son who hasn't been heard from in months. While another spotlights a wounded lad languishing in a POW camp, determined to survive his living nightmare. The poems of National Children's Book Week honoree J. Patrick Lewis'acclaimed author of more than 45 works and frequent book reviewer for the New York Times'have graced the pages of dozens of magazines and more than 70 anthologies. In The Brothers' War, Lewis' vivid word-pictures provide youthful readers with a poignant portrait of the brutal conflict that slaughtered a generation and left millions in despair.
A.J. and the other students at Ella Mentry School brave trick-or-treating at the school secretary's house, even though it is supposedly haunted.
Dak, Sera, and Riq return to the United States and walk right into a deadly trap. The year is 1850, and the nation is divided over the issue of slavery. In these dark days, the Underground Railroad provides a light of hope, helping runaway slaves escape to freedom. But the SQ has taken control of the Underground Railroad from within. Now Dak and Sera are left wondering who to trust, while Riq risks everything to save the life of a young boy.
This rocket-paced follow-up to the Newbery Medal-winning novel Dead End in Norvelt opens deep in the shadow of the Cuban missile crisis. But instead of Russian warheads, other kinds of trouble are raining down on young Jack Gantos and his utopian town of Norvelt in western Pennsylvania...
In the chaotic turmoil that follows the Boov invasion of Earth, eleven-year-old Gratuity Tucci finds herself driving her mother's car to Florida, where all of the humans are being relocated, with her cat and a renegade extraterrestiral named J. Lo as her copilots.
In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.
Moving into an inherited mansion in Maine with their mother and stroke-afflicted father, three siblings uncover a mystery involving hidden passageways, family rivalries, and healing waters.
Disaster reigns when A.J. participates in the school's holiday pageant celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
After surviving sixth grade, Rafe expects seventh grade to be a fun zone because he has been accepted to art school in the big city, but when he discovers it is more competitive than he expected, he sets out to turn his boring life into the inspiration for a work of art.
Don't miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters August 2013.Danger intensifies for the Shadowhunters as the New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy comes to a close.If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it?The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose.Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment...
Rush Revere rides again! Saddle up with Rush Limbaugh's really good pal for a new time-travel adventure. "Whoa there, young historians! Before we go rush, rush, rushing off anywhere, I'd like a moment. I'm Liberty, Rush Revere's loquacious equine companion--his trusty talking horse! Always at the ready to leap from the twenty-first century into America's past, that's me. When he says 'Let's go!' I'm so there...
After her twelfth birthday, Rory checks off a list of things she is finally allowed to do, but unexpected consequences interfere with her involvement in the movie being shot at her school, while a weird prediction starts to make sense.
Albert Einstein was a dreamer, a thinker; this story follows his life and his scientific discoveries through easy to understand text.
Now a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas, Cia Vale attempts to expose the ugly truth behind the government's grueling and deadly Testing put her and her loved ones in great danger.
Pete the Cat can't decide what outfit he should wear to make him look cool at school. He has so many colorful choices in his closet to choose from, how will he decide on one? In this hilarious I Can Read tale, Pete learns it's not what you wear, but how you wear it that makes you cool.
Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat.
Mercy Watson thinks like a pig: After Mercy Watson follows the delightful scent and delicious taste of the pansies her thoughtful neighbors plant to beautify their yard, animal control officer Francine Poulet is called out to handle the case, which brings unexpected results.
Old MacDonald had a farm, E-i-e-i-o! And on that farm he had some chickens, E-i-e-i-o! Join Pete the Cat as he learns the sounds of all the different farm animals chickens, pigs, and even frogs. Everyone's favorite groovy cat is groovier than ever in this way-cool adaptation of Old MacDonald Had a Farm!
A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood.
The eighth adventure in the bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series! Stranded on the exceptionally dangerous, and possibly haunted, Beach of the Broken Heart, Hiccup must face UG the Uglithug and complete the impossible task or die trying. Along the way, he'll have to battle Berserks, dodge Scarers, and save Fishlegs from being fed to the Beast, all while being hunted down by an old enemy with a dark secret about the mysterious Lost Throne. With Toothless by his side, and time to stage his rescue running out, what's a hero to do?