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The Adventures of Captain Underpants (USED)

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (USED)

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Young readers will laugh out loud at this action-packed, easy-to-read chapter book by award-winning author and Caldecott Honor illustrator Dav Pilkey. Introducing FLIP-O-RAMA, a wonderfully silly and fun-filled illustration technique that allows readers to animate the action.

the Adventures of Tom Sawyer (USED)

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The Battle of the Labyrinth (USED)

The Battle of the Labyrinth (USED)

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Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical.

In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half-Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos's army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders. To stop them, Percy and his demigod friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth--a sprawling underground world with stunning surprises at every turn. Full of humor and heart-pounding action, this fourth book promises to be their most thrilling adventure yet.

The Beatrice Letters; Suspiciously Linked to Book the Thirteenth (USED)

The Beatrice Letters; Suspiciously Linked to Book the Thirteenth (USED)

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Top secret--only for readers deeply interested in the Baudelaire case. How I pity these readers.

With all due respect,
Lemony Snicket

The Berenstain Bears and the Galloping Ghost (USED)

The Berenstain Bears and the Galloping Ghost (USED)

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Illus. in black-and-white. Both Brother Bear's fear of horses and Sister
Bear's fear of ghosts need to be overcome when Miss Maud's Riding Academy,
where they are taking riding lessons, turns out to be haunted.

The Big Wave (USED)

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The Bobbsey Twins 56 And the Big River Mystery (USED)

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The Cay (USED)

The Cay (USED)

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Shipwrecked on a tiny Caribbean island, Philip must overcome his prejudice towards Timothy, the old black sailor who becomes the key to his survival.

"This is one of the best survival stories since Robinson Crusoe."-- "The Washington Star."

An ALA Notable Children's Book, Jane Addams Children's Book Award, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, Commonwealth Club of California: Literature Award, Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People Award, A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year.

The Dead Gentleman (USED)

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The Egypt Game (USED)

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The Fall of the Templar; Grey Griffins Book 3 (USED)

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The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12) (USED)

The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12) (USED)

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Greg Heffley is not willing to be the odd man out.

A dance at Greg's middle school has everyone scrambling to find a partner, and Greg is determined not to be left by the wayside. So he concocts a desperate plan to find someone--anyone!--to go with on the big night.

But Greg's schemes go hilariously awry, and his only option is to attend the dance with his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, and a female classmate as a "group of friends." But the night is long, and anything can happen along the way. Who will arrive at the dance triumphantly, and who will end up being the third wheel?

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The Girl's Body Book (USED)

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You have questions? We have answers to everything you need to know for growing up you!

Growing up isn't as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Girl's Body Book is here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a girl might have.

Topics covered include:

* From hair care to high heels, a head-to-toe guide to what's happening with your changing body

* Dealing with your friends, even when they don't want to deal with you - and how to handle "Mean Girls," bullies, and cyberbullies

* The care and keeping of parents, teachers, brothers, and sisters

* Finding out what you like (from sports to art to music), and learning to like who you are

* And so much more!

The Girl, the Apprentice, and the Dogs of Iron (USED)

The Girl, the Apprentice, and the Dogs of Iron (USED)

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When her blacksmith father takes a strange girl as his apprentice, Rhianna feels that no one cares about her anymore. Filled with jealousy and hurt, she uses her Wild Magic in anger--and brings two dogs of iron to life. Suddenly, her world is in danger--not just from the dogs, but from evil forces who will want to use Rhianna's unwieldy power for their own benefit. It is up to Rhianna and the new apprentice, Eriseth, to put things right.
The Giver

The Giver

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In Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning classic, twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community.

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

The Horse and His Boy (USED)

The Horse and His Boy (USED)

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When Shasta discovers he is not Arsheesh's son and therefore does not belong in the cruel land of Calormen, he joins forces with Bree the talking horse and flees north towards Narnia, where freedom reigns.

And so begins their hazardous journey, fraught with mystery and danger. Calormen's capital city of Tashbaan must be crossed, a harsh desert endured, the high mountains of Archenland climbed, their enemies overcome. For the young Shasta it is an adventure beyond his wildest dreams and one destined to change his life forever.

This acclaimed BBC Radio dramatization perfectly captures C.S. Lewis' magical world, inviting us to "breathe" the sweet air of Narnia once again and to join the mighty Aslan and his people in defending its most precious borders.

The Jacket (USED)

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The Kitten That Won First Prize (USED)

The Kitten That Won First Prize (USED)

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Join Mandy and James for nine different Animal Ark adventures featuring Tess the sheepdog, Henry the hamster, Prince the pony, Houdini the goat, Blackie the labrador, Dorian the donkey, Amber the kitten, Bubble the bunny, and Mickey the mouse-eared bat.
The Last Battle (USED)

The Last Battle (USED)

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During the last days of Narnia, good King Tirian faces the firecest challenge to any Narnian King's rule ever. Many Narnians think they have seen the great Aslan, but he doesn't behave the way they had expected. The ugly Ape who guards this false Aslan allows him to be seen for only moments at a time, and says that all Narnians have been commanded by the Lion to work for the cruel Calormenes.

The Last Treasure (USED)

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The Lemonade War (USED)

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For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day.

And I am the Lemonade King.

Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He's good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other hand, is math-smart, but not especially good with people. So when the siblings' lemonade stand war begins, there really is no telling who will win--or even if their fight will ever end. Brimming with savvy marketing tips for making money at any business, definitions of business terms, charts, diagrams, and even math problems, this fresh, funny, emotionally charged novel subtly explores how arguments can escalate beyond anyone's intent.

Awards: 2009 Rhode Island Children's Book Award, 2007 New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, North Carolina Children's Book Award 2011, 2011 Nutmeg Award (Connecticut)

Check out www.lemonadewar.com for more information on The Lemonade War Series, including sequels The Lemonade Crime, The Bell Bandit, and The Candy Smash.

Evan Treski es un estudiante de cuarto grado que sabe tratar con la gente. Puede hablar muy bien con todos, incluso con los adultos. Por otro lado, Jessie, su hermana menor que también está en cuarto grado, es muy inteligente con las matemáticas pero le cuesta entender a las personas. Ella sabe que no demuestra sentimientos. Entonces, cuando comienza la guerra de limonada, no se sabe quién ganará, y mucho menos si la guerra terminará.

Por primera vez en español presentamos esta combinación perfecta de humor, matemáticas y negocios, escrita por Jacqueline Davies y traducida por las premiadas Alma Flor Ada y F. Isabel Campoy. Es una novela conmovedora que presenta una relación única entre hermanos y analiza de manera sutil de qué manera las discusiones pueden intensificarse más allá de lo esperado.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (USED)

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (USED)

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Don't miss one of America's top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS's The Great American Read.

A full-color paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with full-color cover and interior art by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes.

Four adventurous siblings--Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie--step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, pick up The Horse and His Boy, the third book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

The Lottery Rose (USED)

The Lottery Rose (USED)

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The Newbery Award-winning author of Across Five Aprils and Up a Road Slowly presents the story of a young boy from a troubled family who learns what it means to love...

Abused by his mother and her boyfriend, Georgie Burgess learns to hide his hurt. He withdraws into a safe and secret world of beautiful gardens filled with roses--just like those in the library book he treasures.

When Georgie wins a small rosebush in a grocery store lottery he gives it all the love and caring he's never had. Georgie's life begins to open up for him when the courts send him to a home for boys where he will be safe. Slowly, and not without pain, Georgie learns to give--and to receive--love...

The Not-So Jolly Roger The Time Warp Trio (USED)

The Not-So Jolly Roger The Time Warp Trio (USED)

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Avast and belay, me hearties - it's lunacy on the high seas! It's the Time Warp Trio to the rescue! Only now they are rescuing their own adventure-loving hides. Blame Fred, or blame the mysterious magic of "The Book" - but whichever way you slice it, Blackbeard's got our accidental time travelers cornered, and he's about to slice them!
The Prophet of Yonwood; The Third Book of Ember (USED)

The Prophet of Yonwood; The Third Book of Ember (USED)

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It's 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town's respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire and destruction. Her garbled words are taken as prophetic instruction on how to avoid the coming disaster. If only they can be interpreted correctly. . . .
As the people of Yonwood scramble to make sense of the woman's mysterious utterances, Nickie explores the oddities she finds around town--her great-grandfather's peculiar journals and papers, a reclusive neighbor who studies the heavens, a strange boy who is fascinated with snakes--all while keeping an eye out for ways to help the world. Is this vision her chance? Or is it already too late to avoid a devastating war?
In this prequel to the acclaimed The City of Ember and The People of Sparks, Jeanne DuPrau investigates how, in a world that seems out of control, hope and comfort can be found in the strangest of places.
The River (USED)

The River (USED)

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The government sends Brian back to the Canadian wilderness in this beloved follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen!

Two years after Brian Robeson survived fifty-four days alone in the Canadian wilderness, the government wants him to head back so they can learn what he did to stay alive. This time Derek Holtzer, a government psychologist, will accompany him. But a freak storm leaves Derek unconscious. Brian's only hope is to transport Derek a hundred miles down the river to a trading post. He's survived with only a hatchet before--now can Brian build a raft and navigate an unknown river?

For the first time it's not only Brian's survival that's at stake. . .

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice
A Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year

"Vividly written, a book that will, as intended, please the readers who hoped that Paulsen, like Brian, would 'do it again.'" --Kirkus Reviews

Read all the Hatchet Adventures!
Brian's Winter
The River
Brian's Return
Brian's Hunt

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The River (USED)

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"We want you to do it again."

These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived. Now the government wants him to do it again--to go back into the wilderness so that astronauts and the military can learn the survival techniques that kept Brian alive.

This time he won't be alone: Derek Holtzer, a government psychologist, will accompany him to observe and take notes. But during a freak storm, Derek is hit by lightning and falls into a coma. Their radio transmitter is dead. Brian is afraid that derek will die of dehydration unless he can get him to a doctor. His only hope is to build a raft and try to transport Derek a hundred miles down the river to a trading post--if the map he has is accurate.

The Ruins of Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice Book 1 (USED)

The Ruins of Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice Book 1 (USED)

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The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!

They have always scared him in the past--the Rangers, with their dark cloaksand shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger's apprentice. What he doesn't yet realize is that the Rangers are the protectors of the kingdom. Highly trained in the skills of battle and surveillance, they fight the battles before the battles reach the people. And as Will is about to learn, there is a large battle brewing. The exiled Morgarath, Lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, is gathering his forces for an attack on the kingdom. This time, he will not be denied. . . .

Here is the fantasy adventure that launched the Ranger's Apprentice series, an epic story of heroes and villains that has become an international phenomenon. Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, T.H. White's The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini's Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire series.

The Secret Garden (USED)

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The Silver Chair (USED)

The Silver Chair (USED)

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A full-color paperback edition of The Silver Chair, book six in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with full-color cover and interior art by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes.

Through dangers untold and caverns deep and dark, a noble band of friends is sent to rescue a prince held captive. But their mission to Underland brings them face-to-face with an evil more beautiful and more deadly than they ever expected.

Enter a land where enchantment rules in The Silver Chair, the sixth book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series. For over sixty years it has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters. This is a complete stand-alone read, but if you want to discover what happens in the final days of Narnia, read The Last Battle, the seventh and concluding book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

The Slave Dancer (USED)

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The Slave Dancer (USED)

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The Stranger Next Door (USED)

The Stranger Next Door (USED)

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If there's a mystery to be solved, Pete's your man. Er, your cat. Pete's a cat, specifically, Alex's cat. And since Alex and his family moved into a new housing development, Pete is Alex's only friend. Things start looking up for Alex when Rocky moves in next door. But Rocky isn't very friendly, and Alex starts to suspect he's hiding something. And when the neighborhood is terrorized by a rash of fires and vandalism, Pete knows that he's got to investigate.
The Surprise Attack of Jabba The Puppet (USED)

The Surprise Attack of Jabba The Puppet (USED)

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The fourth case file of the New York Times bestselling Origami Yoda series from Tom Angleberger!

Some problems are too big for Origami Yoda alone . . .

This semester, Dwight, Tommy, Sara, and the gang must face their deadliest enemy yet: The FunTime Education System. Meant to raise standardized test scores, the mind-numbing videos of Professor FunTime and his singing calculator are driving everybody crazy! And worse yet, to make time for FunTime, all electives--drama, art, band--have been canceled!

Naturally, the kids turn to Origami Yoda for help, but he tells them that this enemy is too strong for him to fight alone. If they want to get their favorite classes back, they must form a Rebel Alliance. Soon dozens of kids, each with his or her own origami puppet, join the Alliance. But will the Force be with them--or will they be defeated by the FunTime Menace?

Includes instructions for origami Jabba and Ewok.

The Swiss Family Robinson (USED)

The Swiss Family Robinson (USED)

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"For many days we had been tempest-tossed . . .the raging storm increased in fury on the seventh day all hope was lost." From these dire opening lines, a delightful story of adventure begins. One family will emerge alive from this terrible storm: the Robinson's -- a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock, hens, pigeons and geese! Inspired by Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Cruesoe, " this heartwarming tale portrays a family's struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. There each boy must learn to control his own nature -- such as Ernest's bookishness and Fritz's hot temper -- as their adventures lead to amazing discoveries, danger, and tantalizing surprises, including a puzzling message tied to an albatross's leg. But it is the authenticity of the boys' behavior, the ingenuity of the family, and the natural wonders of this exotic land that have made "The Swiss Family Robinson," first published in 1812-1813, one of the world's best-loved and most enduring stories of shipwreck and survival.

The Tarantula in My Purse (USED)

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The Terrible Two Get Worse

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On their own, pranksters Miles and Niles were pretty devious. Now that they've formed a pranking duo, they're terrible! But their powers will be tested when their favorite nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern and cunning father, Former Principal Barkin. Now Miles and Niles will do just about anything to get their old antagonist back--including pranking alongside him.

Authors Mac Barnett and Jory John "are in perfect comic harmony" (Publishers Weekly) in this series that celebrates inventiveness, friendship, and the power of teamwork--for good, or for terrible.
The Throne (USED)

The Throne (USED)

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2014 High Plains Book Awards finialist

Meredith is determined to make her mark as she starts Grade 10 -- and claiming the "cool" seat in home room is her first step. But that decision brings her unwanted attention from the school's "kingpin of the underworld" and her new enemy is smart, determined and capable of holding a long-term grudge. Should she just back away? But how will she look at herself in the mirror if she does? With the help of her two best friends, Reb and Dean, she will have to find a way to stand up for herself and survive high school with her dignity intact.

The Tower of Nero ( Trials of Apollo #5 )

The Tower of Nero ( Trials of Apollo #5 )

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At last, the breathtaking, action-packed finale of the #1 bestselling Trials of Apollo series is here!
"A clash of mythic intrigues and centuries of pop culture to thrill die-hard and new fans alike."--Kirkus Reviews
  • #1 New York Times best-selling series
  • Rick Riordan is considered the "storyteller of the gods" because of his five #1 New York Times bestselling series based on mythology
  • The conclusion of the Percy Jackson saga
  • A new take on Greek and Roman mythology from the point of view of a fallen god
  • Brings back beloved demigod characters from the Percy Jackson and Heroes of Olympus series
  • Introduces new demigods
  • Villains are based on Roman emperors
  • Features a diverse cast with people from all kinds of backgrounds and lifestyles
  • Perfect for middle schoolers but can be enjoyed by older readers, too
  • Will the Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth in the pathetic mortal form of a teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, finally regain his place on Mount Olympus?
    Lester's demigod friends at Camp Jupiter just helped him survive attacks from bloodthirsty ghouls, an evil Roman king and his army of the undead, and the lethal emperors Caligula and Commodus. Now the former god and his demigod master Meg must follow a prophecy uncovered by Ella the harpy. Lester's final challenge will be at the Tower of Nero, back in New York.
    Will Meg have a last showdown with her father?
    Will this helpless form of Apollo have to face his arch nemesis, Python?
    Who will be on hand at Camp Half-Blood to assist?
    These questions and more will be answered in this book that all demigods are eagerly awaiting.
    The Vampire Prince (USED)

    The Vampire Prince (USED)

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    Betrayed by Kurda and reeling from the brutal slaying of Gavner, the vampire's assistant, Darren Shan finds himself branded a traitor and hunted by the vampire clan.
    The Whimsic Alley Book of Spells; Mythical Incantations for All Ages (USED)

    The Whimsic Alley Book of Spells; Mythical Incantations for All Ages (USED)

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    "The Whimsic Alley Book of Spells" is the perfect book for youthful wizards and witches, with more than 150 spells B01 George Beahm and Whimsic Alley store owner Stanley Goldin. This book of spells, contributed by fans worldwide, also includes everything an aspiring wizard needs to know: how to pick a wand, safety tips for wand usage, and how to build a bewitching wardrobe. It also includes a photo essay on the world-famous Whimsic Alley store, located in southern California. With art by Tim Kirk and little-known historical facts about wizards through the ages, this spellbinding book will enchant readers of all ages.

    The Wicked Wicked Ladies in the Haunted House (USED)

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    The Witches of Worm (USED)

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    The Young Man And The Sea (Great Source Summer Success Reading) (USED)

    The Young Man And The Sea (Great Source Summer Success Reading) (USED)

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    A story of determination and survival from the acclaimed author of FREAK THE MIGHTY. This thrilling and elegant book ... will hold the interest of even the most stalwart landlubber. -- PW

    Twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman's mom just died, and his fisherman dad is too depressed to drag himself off the couch and go to work. So these days Skiff has to take care of everything himself. But when his dad's boat sinks, Skiff discovers it will cost thousands to buy a new engine. Skiff's lobster traps won't earn him enough, but there are bigger fish in the sea -- bluefin tuna. If he can catch one of those monster fish, Skiff just might save the boat -- and his family.
    The Zombie Cat

    The Zombie Cat

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    Witches, Tsunami, Toxic Chemicals and Tossed Cookies

    "We didn't mean to get into trouble. The trouble always found us..."

    This is a book about ordinary kids who get into extraordinary trouble. What happens when Kovar brings his sister's cat from the dead? What happens when Adam finally goes boogie boarding? Was it really a good idea for Charlie to take candy from the doorstep of the witch's house? And what about the inter-school game of capture the flag played with stinky water balloons?

    Epic humor, horror and pungent stanks...

    Written for young people and adults with a sense of humor, The Zombie Cat includes seven stories plus a full length chapter book (novella).

    Mark Binder is the storytelling author of more than 20 books and audio books, including It Ate My Sister and It was a dark and stormy night... Much of his work is multigenerational for diverse audiences of listeners and readers. An internationally renowned performer, he tours the world sharing truths, telling lies and transmitting joy.

    Fun, funny, disgusting and exciting!

    Theodore Boone: The Activist (USED)

    Theodore Boone: The Activist (USED)

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    Book 4 in the thrilling young mystery series from intrenationally bestselling author John Grisham

    Theodore Boone is back in action! As all of Strattenburg sits divided over a hot political and environmental issue, Theo finds himself right in the thick of it. The county commission is fighting hard to change the landscape of the town, and Theo is strongly opposed to the plans. But when he uncovers corruption beneath the surface, no one--not even Theo--is prepared for the risks--and potential harm--at stake. Torn between his conscience and the law, Theo will do whatever it takes to stand up for what is right.

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    Things Not Seen (USED)

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    Threat (Animorphs) (USED)

    Threat (Animorphs) (USED)

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    "The Threat" is a new Animorph named David. At first he's a valuable warrior. But as crucial battle plans unfold, the Animorphs realize they've made a terrible mistake.