Series: First & ThenHardcoverEmma Mills9781627792356$20.50YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14 - 18Oct 13, 2015
Recommended in John Green's Book Giving Guide for the Holidays 2015Devon Tennyson wouldn't change a thing. She's happy silently crushing on best friend Cas, and blissfully ignoring the future after high school. But the universe has other plans. It delivers Devon's cousin Foster, an unrepentant social outlier with a surprising talent,and the obnoxiously superior and maddeningly attractive jock, Ezra, right where she doesn't want them--first into her P.E. class and then into every other aspect of her life.With wit, heart, and humor to spare,First... + Read More
Series: Hurricane DancersThe First Caribbean Pirate ShipwreckFirst EditionHardcoverMargarita Engle9780805092400$40.75YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Mar 15, 2011
Quebrado has been traded from pirate ship to ship in the Caribbean Sea for as long as he can remember. The sailors he toils under call himel quebrado—half islander, half outsider, a broken one. Now the pirate captain Bernardino de Talavera uses Quebrado as a translator to help navigate the worlds and words between his mother's TaÃno Indian language and his father's Spanish.But when a hurricane sinks the ship and most of its crew, it is Quebrado who escapes to safety. He learns how to live on land again, among people who treat him well. And it ... + Read More
Series: Firebears, the Rescue TeamBoard bookRhonda Gowler Greene9781627792400$8.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 4Aug 11, 2015
DING-LING-LING!Through the hole.Hurry, slip-slide down the pole!Who are the rescue heroes of Fire Station Number Eight? The Firebears!Sound the siren, grab the hoses, stretch those ladders. Rescue! With Firebears on the job, no blaze is too big to brave-it's all in a day's work. So put on your fire hat and come for a ride with the fearless rescue crew of Fire Station Number Eight.
Sailing Smartis for every sailor who wants to increase his or her knowledge, understanding, and sailing expertise: the local day-sailor who wants a firmer grasp of the fundamentals, as well as the serious competitor who wants to be up on the latest, most innovative sailing techniques and racing strategies. Buddy Melges, one of the world's best-known sailors, has at last set down his highly original thoughts on how to sailwell. He covers the full range of sailing experience, from the general to the specific, the basic to the highly sophisticated... + Read More
Series: Bill O'Reilly's KillingKilling ReaganThe Violent Assault That Changed a PresidencyHardcoverBill O'Reilly9781627792417$34.50HISTORY Sep 22, 2015
From the bestselling team of Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard comesKilling Reagan, a page-turning epic account of the career of President Ronald Reagan that tells the vivid story of his rise to power -- and the forces of evil that conspired to bring him down.Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable -- or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he... + Read More
Series: Voyage of the TurtleIn Pursuit of the Earth's Last DinosaurFirst EditionPaperbackCarl Safina9780805083187$30.99NATURE May 29, 2007
The story of an ancient sea turtle and what its survival says about our future, from the award-winning writer and naturalistThough nature is indifferent to the struggles of her creatures, the human effect on them is often premeditated. The distressing decline of sea turtles in Pacific waters and their surprising recovery in the Atlantic illuminate what can go both wrong and right from our interventions, and teach us the lessons that can be applied to restore health to the world's oceans and its creatures. AsVoyage of the Turtle, Carl Safina's c... + Read More
Series: All That FollowedA NovelFirst EditionHardcoverGabriel Urza9781627792431$28.99FICTION Aug 04, 2015
"A bold, stunning book...The reader is drawn in not because we want to find out what happened, butwhy it happened..."--NPRA psychologically twisting novel about a politically-charged act of violence that echoes through a small Spanish town; a debut novel that theNew York Times Book Reviewcalls "a triumph."It's 2004 in Muriga, a quiet town in Spain's northern Basque Country, a place with more secrets than inhabitants. Five years have passed since the kidnapping and murder of a young local politician-a family man and father-and the town's rhythms... + Read More
Series: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet MysteriesE is for EvidenceA Kinsey Millhone MysteryFirst EditionHardcoverSue Grafton9780805004595$45.50FICTION May 15, 1988
No one writes a thriller like #1New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton. InE is for Evidence, PI Kinsey Millhone becomes the victim of a nasty frame-up…E IS FOR EXIt was the silly season and a Monday at that, and Kinsey Millhone was bogged down in a preliminary report on a fire claim. Something was nagging at her, but she couldn't pin it. The last thing she needed in the morning mail was a letter from her bank recording an erroneous $5,000 deposit in her account. Kinsey had never believed in Santa Claus and she wasn't about to change her ... + Read More
Two are star-crossed--but three are unscripted in Larry Schwarz and Iva-Marie Palmer'sRomeo, Juliet & Jim, book 1 of this YA trilogy.Romeo and Juliet seem to have it all. They are heirs to the two greatest and oldest fashion houses Paris has ever seen, the rival houses of Montague and Capulet. They live in stunning mansions, attend glamorous parties, count celebrities and supermodels among their closest friends. Yet the one thing they want most they can’t have—each other. Juliet is tired of a clandestine relationship. She wants to run off to... + Read More
A dazzling appraisal of the definitive classical music performances available today For classical music lovers, there is nothing more beguiling and exciting than the range of technique and emotion that can capture or transform the great works in the hands of a conductor and musicians. But with hundreds of recordings released every year, discovering the jewels is a challenge, for newcomers as well as for connoisseurs.New York Timesclassical music critic Allan Kozinn offers the ultimate collector's guide, packed with a rich history of the compos... + Read More
Series: What a Wonderful WorldHardcoverBob Thiele9781627792547$20.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 6Dec 16, 2014
First recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, and with sales of over one million copies, "What a Wonderful World" has become a poignant message of hope for people everywhere. Sweet and positive in its message, with bright, beautiful art, this book is sure to be a hit. Perfect for sharing!
Series: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet MysteriesF is for FugitiveA Kinsey Millhone MysteryFirst EditionHardcoverSue Grafton9780805004601$45.50FICTION May 15, 1989
#1New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton crafts a thriller set in a town so small that P.I. Kinsey Millhone wonders just how private her investigation can be . . .F is for FugitiveFloral Beach wasn't much of a town: six streets long and three deep, its only notable feature a strip of sand fronting the Pacific. It was on that sandy beach seventeen years ago that the strangled body of Jean Timberlake had been found.The people of floral Beach didn't pay a whole lot of mind to past history, especially when Bailey Fowler, the self-confessed ... + Read More
Series: What a Wonderful WorldBoard bookBob Thiele9781627792561$8.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 6Dec 16, 2014
First recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, and with sales of over one million copies, "What a Wonderful World" has become a poignant message of hope for people everywhere. Sweet and positive in its message, with bright, beautiful art, this book is sure to be a hit. Perfect for sharing!
Series: Brown Bear and FriendsBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?25th Anniversary Edition25th Anniversary EditionHardcoverBill Martin Jr.9780805017441$20.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Apr 15, 1992
With more than two million copies sold,Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.Bill Martin has been devoted to writing children's books for more than thirty years. He has a Ph.D. in early childhood education and he has long been a ... + Read More
Series: Riding Out the StormA NovelFirst EditionPaperbackSis Deans9781627792639$21.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Feb 28, 2012
Series: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet MysteriesG is for GumshoeA Kinsey Millhone MysteryFirst EditionHardcoverSue Grafton9780805004618$45.50FICTION May 15, 1990
For #1New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton's PI Kinsey Millhone, danger comes with the job—but she never expects to find herself at the top of a hit man's list…G IS FOR GAME…When Irene Gersh asks PI Kinsey Millhone to locate her elderly mother Agnes, whom she hasn't heard from in six months, it's not exactly the kind of case Kinsey jumps for. But a girl's gotta pay her bills, and this should be easy money—or so she thinks. Kinsey finds Agnes in a hospital. Aside from her occasional memory lapses, the octogenarian seems fine. And fright... + Read More
Series: The Influential MindWhat the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change OthersHardcoverTali Sharot9781627792653$39.00PSYCHOLOGY Sep 19, 2017
A cutting-edge, research-based inquiry into how we influence those around us and how understanding the brain can help us change minds for the better.InThe Influential Mind, neuroscientist Tali Sharot takes us on a thrilling exploration of the nature of influence. We all have a duty to affect others—from the classroom to the boardroom to social media. But how skilled are we at this role, and can we become better? It turns out that many of our instincts—from relying on facts and figures to shape opinions, to insisting others are wrong or attempti... + Read More
Series: Dinosaur ParadeA Picture BookFirst EditionHardcoverShari Halpern9780805092424$18.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Oct 07, 2014
Some dinosaurs are tall. Some dinosaurs are very small.Some dinosaurs walk on two legs, others on four.And some dinosaurs look sweet while others look scary.This colorful parade of dinosaurs is a visual feast for very young fans of prehistorical creatures. The simple text and bold illustrations are ideal for preschoolers who are fascinated with these magnificent animals.
Series: Bell WeatherA NovelHardcoverDennis Mahoney9781627792677$32.50FICTION Jul 07, 2015
A thrilling adventure set in a peculiar world, a fantastical 18th century, where a young woman must uncover the secrets of her past while confronting the present dangers of a magical wildernessWhen Tom Orange rescues a mysterious young woman from a flooded river, he senses that their fates will deeply intertwine.At first, she claims to remember nothing, and rumor animates Root-an isolated settlement deep in a strange wilderness. Benjamin Knox, the town doctor, attends to her recovery and learns her name is Molly. As the town inspects its young ... + Read More
Series: The Poetry of Robert FrostThe Collected Poems, Complete and UnabridgedHardcoverRobert Frost9780805005028$72.00POETRY Nov 15, 1969
This is the only comprehensive volume of Robert Frost's published verse; in it are the contents of all eleven of his individual books of poetry-fromA Boy's Will (1913) to In the Clearing (1962). The editor, Edward Connery Lathem, has scrupulously annotated the more than 350 poems in this book.
Series: MockingbirdA Portrait of Harper LeeFirst EditionPaperbackCharles J. Shields9780805083194$19.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 03, 2007
"A fine, well-rounded portrait of Harper Lee. Mockingbird is good reading."—Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)To Kill a Mockingbird—the twentieth century's most widely read American novel—has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly. Yet despite her book's perennial popularity, its creator, Harper Lee, has become a somewhat mysterious figure. Now, after years of research, Charles J. Shields brings to life the warmhearted, high-spirited, and occasionally hardheaded woman who gave us two of American literature's most unforgettable char... + Read More
Series: Billions of BricksA Counting Book About BuildingHardcoverKurt Cyrus9781627792738$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Oct 11, 2016
Two, four, six. Look at all the bricks!Grab a hard hat and all your tools, and get ready for a construction adventure in counting! This clever, rhyming picture book leads readers through a day in the life of a construction crew building with bricks. A brick may seem like just a simple block, but in groupings of ten, twenty, and more, it can create many impressive structures, from hotels to schools to skyscrapers.Billions of Bricksfrom Kurt Cyrus is a terrific introduction to counting in quantities for children.A Christy Ottaviano Book
This volume constitutes the authorized canon of A.E. Housman's verse as it was established in 1939, three years after his death. In containsA Shropshire Lad,Last Poems,More Poems, theAdditional Poems, and the three translations from A.W. Pollard's anthology,Odes from the Greek Dramatists.
Series: Iwo JimaThe Dramatic Account of the Epic Battle That Turned the Tide of World War IIFirst EditionPaperbackRichard F. Newcomb9780805070712$32.99HISTORY May 01, 2002
From the author of the bestselling Abandon Ship! comes aclassic work of World War II history.Richard F. Newcomb is one of the true masters of military storytelling. In researchingIwo Jima he interviewed hundreds of Iwo veterans, both American and Japanese; read the diaries and letters of fighting men; and combed through masses of official navy and marine records to write the full story of one of the most famous battles in U.S. history. With exceptional depth, intelligence, and emotional power, Newcomb recounts the events of February 19, 1945, i... + Read More
Series: True Storm RescuesA Storm Too Soon (Young Readers Edition)A Remarkable True Survival Story in 80 Foot SeasHardcoverMichael J. Tougias9781627792813$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 13May 24, 2016
When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a disastrous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the four intrepid Coast Guardsmen who braved this ruthless storm in the hopes of saving them. A spellbinding tale of courage and survival from the author ofThe Finest Hours, now a major motion picture.
Series: The Pink TriangleThe Nazi War Against HomosexualsPaperbackRichard Plant9780805006001$26.99SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 15, 1988
This is the first comprehensive book in English on the fate of the homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The author, a German refugee, examines the climate and conditions that gave rise to a vicious campaign against Germany's gays, as directed by Himmler and his SS--persecution that resulted in tens of thousands of arrests and thousands of deaths.In this Nazi crusade, homosexual prisoners were confined to death camps where, forced to wear pink triangles, they constituted the lowest rung in the camp hierarchy. The horror of camp life is described through... + Read More
Series: It Ended BadlyThirteen of the Worst Breakups in HistoryHardcoverJennifer Wright9781627792868$23.99HISTORY Nov 03, 2015
A history of heartbreak-replete with beheadings, uprisings, creepy sex dolls, and celebrity gossip-and its disastrously bad consequences throughout timeSpanning eras and cultures from ancient Rome to medieval England to 1950s Hollywood, Jennifer Wright'sIt Ended Badly guides you through the worst of the worst in historically bad breakups. In the throes of heartbreak, Emperor Nero had just about everyone he ever loved-from his old tutor to most of his friends-put to death. Oscar Wilde's lover,whom he went to jail for, abandoned him when faced wi... + Read More
Series: Brown Bear and FriendsPanda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?Illustrated by Eric CarleFirst EditionHardcoverBill Martin Jr.9780805017588$26.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Aug 01, 2003
The author and illustrator team behind the classicBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?turn their extraordinary talents ot the theme of animal conservation.Thirty-five years after their first groundbreaking collaboration, the creators ofBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? andPolar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunite to address the important topic of animal conservation. A Bald Eagle soars, a Spider Monkey swings, a Macaroni Penguin struts, and a Red Wolf sneaks through Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text and Eric Carle's vibrant imag... + Read More
Series: NilNil UnlockedHardcoverLynne Matson9781627792936$20.50YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14 - 18May 12, 2015
On the island of Nil, the rules are set. You have exactly 365 days to escape—or you die. Rives is now the undisputed Leader of Nil City, but keeping the City united is tougher than ever.Raiders have grown bolder, supplies are dwindling, and non-human inhabitants have taken a turn toward the deadly. New arrivals cause rifts within the City, putting the Search system at risk, and calling everything Rives knows into question. Desperate for answers, he teams up with the only other person searching for them: Skye, a new arrival with a mysterious pas... + Read More
From stories about cattlemen, fellow critics, his beloved desert, cities, and technocrats to thoughts on sin and redemption, this is one of our most treasured writers at the height of his powers.
Series: Lassie Come-HomeAn Adaptation of Eric Knight's Classic StoryHardcoverSusan Hill9781627792943$20.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Oct 13, 2015
First published in 1940,Lassie Come-Homehas become a cultural phenomenon and one of the best-loved dog stories in the world, inspiring several movies and TV shows. Now, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the original book, comes a picture book with a fresh and appealing commercial look just right for a new generation of dog lovers.
Zombies have infested a fallen America. A young girl named Temple is on the run. Haunted by her past and pursued by a killer, Temple is surrounded by death and danger, hoping to be set free.For twenty-five years, civilization has survived in meager enclaves, guarded against a plague of the dead. Temple wanders this blighted landscape, keeping to herself and keeping her demons inside her heart. She can't remember a time before the zombies, but she does remember an old man who took her in and the younger brother she cared for until the tragedy th... + Read More
Series: NilNil on FireHardcoverLynne Matson9781627792950$24.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14 - 18May 31, 2016
Despite Rives and Skye's attempt to destroy Nil, the island remains. And back in this world, Nil won't let Skye go. Haunted by a darkness she can't ignore, Skye wrestles with Nil nightmares that worsen by the day and threaten to tear her apart. As the island grows in power, Skye fights to keep her mind intact. Soon Skye realizes that to break free of Nil, she must end Nil's vicious cycle once and for all--and she can't do it alone.Who are Nil's new arrivals? Who will return to the island? And who will survive in the end? In this thrilling final... + Read More
Series: Tikki Tikki TemboHardcoverArlene Mosel9780805006629$26.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 15, 1968
Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of an ancient Chinese folktale has hooked legions of children, teachers, and parents, who return, generation after generation, to learn about the danger of having such an honorable name as Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo.Tikki Tikki Tembo is the winner of the 1968 Bosto... + Read More
Out with the old and in with the new! Family physician Dr. Todd Spector presents a fresh and outrageously fun way to encourage little girls to give up their diapers. They can try it fresh-air style (in the backyard!), or use the potty with the help of a few props and plenty of imagination. Peeing in the potty is a lot more fun if you do it princess style, dance-party style, or gymnast style!Inspired by Dr. Spector's own experiences potty training his children, this combination of laugh-out-loud scenarios and useful advice turns the dreaded pott... + Read More
Series: Brutal JourneyCabeza de Vaca and the Epic First Crossing of North AmericaFirst EditionPaperbackPaul Schneider9780805083200$36.99HISTORY May 01, 2007
"Schneider's thorough research and vivid writing create a fast-paced, moving story, one that is difficult to believe and impossible to forget."—The New York Times Book ReviewA gripping survival epic,Brutal Journey tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors, bound for glory, who landed in Florida in 1528. But only four of the four hundred would survive: eight years and some five thousand miles later, three Spaniards and a black Moroccan wandered out of the wilderness to the north of the Rio Grande and into Cortes's gold-drenched Mexico. T... + Read More
Series: Lenin on the TrainHardcoverCatherine Merridale9781627793018$42.00HISTORY Mar 28, 2017
One ofThe Economist's Best Books of the YearA gripping, meticulously researched account of Lenin’s fateful 1917 rail journey from Zurich to Petrograd, where he ignited the Russian Revolution and forever changed the worldIn April 1917, as the Russian Tsar Nicholas II’s abdication sent shockwaves across war-torn Europe, the future leader of the Bolshevik revolution Vladimir Lenin was far away, exiled in Zurich. When the news reached him, Lenin immediately resolved to return to Petrograd and lead the revolt. But to get there, he would have to cros... + Read More
Series: Listen to the RainHardcoverBill Martin Jr.9780805006827$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Nov 15, 1988
Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault evoke the beauty and the mystery, and the sounds and the silences-- of rain.Listen to the rain,the whisper of the rain,the slow soft sprinkle,the drip-drop tinkle,the first wet whisper of the rain.Their marvelous ear for the melodies and rhythm of language, combined with James Endicott's spare, almost abstract paintings, have created a lyrical book with a haunting power-- perfect for reading aloud on a rainy day.An NCTE Notable Trade Book for the Language Arts.
Series: Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your FavoriteWhat's Your Favorite Animal?Board bookEric Carle9781627793032$10.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8May 26, 2015
Everybody has a favorite animal. Some like little white dogs or big black cats or hoppy brown bunnies best. Others prefer squishy snails or tall giraffes or sleek black panthers. With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 14 children's book artists share their favorite animals and why they love them.Eric CarleNick BruelLucy CousinsSusan JeffersSteven KelloggJon KlassenTom LichtenheldPeter McCartyChris RaschkaPeter SÃsLane SmithErin SteadRosemary WellsMo Willems
Series: My First HolidayMy First KwanzaaFirst EditionHardcoverKaren Katz9780805070774$18.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Nov 01, 2003
A simple way to get acquainted with Kwanzaa"Hooray! Hooray!It's time to get ready for Kwanzaa."During the seven days of Kwanzaa we celebrate the importance of family, friends, and community. This warm and lively introduction to a very special holiday will help even the youngest children join in!Author and illustrator Karen Katz kicks off a wonderful new series of picture books for the very young with My First Kwanzaa. The series will offer a simple and fun way to get familiar with the traditions of holiday celebrations from different cultures.
The classic and beloved winter holiday song "Walking in a Winter Wonderland" is brought to life with bright and colorful illustrations.Sleigh bells ring, are you listening. . . Tim Hopgood's joyful and colorful illustrations show all the wonders of winter—snowmen and sleigh rides, sweaters and smiles. Follow a family on their walk through snowy scenes. A beautiful and festive celebration of the season—perfect for sharing!
Series: Mr. Gumpy's OutingFirst EditionHardcoverJohn Burningham9780805007084$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Oct 15, 1971
Mr. Gumpy's Outing is a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner and an American Library Association Notable Children's Book. In England, illustrator John Burningham, withMr. Gumpy's Outing, became the first artist ever to win England's Kate Greenaway Medal twice.Mr. Gumpy lives by a river. One sunny day he decides to take a ride in his small boat.It is such a perfect idea, for such a perfect summer day, that he soon has company: first the children, then the rabbit, the cat, the dog, the pig, the sheep, the chickens, and still others until-- Mr. Gum... + Read More
Series: In the Shadow of LibertyThe Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black LivesHardcoverKenneth C. Davis9781627793117$26.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Sep 20, 2016
Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners?Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of Andrew Jackson, these dramatic narratives explore our country’s great tragedy—that a nation “conceived in liberty” was also born in shackles.These st... + Read More
What will you hear when you read this book to a preschool child?Lots of noise!Children will chant the rhythmic words. They'll make the sounds the animals make. And they'll pretend tobe the zoo animals featured in the book-- look at the last page!Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle are two of the most respected names in children's education and children's illustrations. This collaboration, their first since the classicBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (published more than thirty years ago and still a best-seller) shows two masters at their bes... + Read More
Series: At the SupermarketFirst EditionBoard bookAnne Rockwell9781627793155$8.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Oct 20, 2015
On a special trip to the supermarket, a young boy helps his mom buy what they need. There are meats, fruits, and vegetables to put in the shopping cart; soap and toilet paper, too. But the most important ingredients are those needed to bake a birthday cake. Children love to help out at the grocery store. In her signature style, Anne Rockwell conveys the adventure of a trip to the supermarket from a young child's point-of-view.Thirty years ago, Anne Rockwell collaborated with her husband Harlow on this charming book. This beloved favorite has be... + Read More
Series: In This SignThe Highly Acclaimed Novel of a Family Whose Love and Courage Enable Them to Survive in the Silent World of the DeafPaperbackJoanne Greenberg9780805007220$28.50FICTION Sep 15, 1984
From the award-winning author ofI Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Joanne Greenberg presents a poignant novel of family whose love and courage enable them to survive in the silent world of the deaf.Abel and Janice Ryder began their married life together with all the hopes and dreams of a young couple deeply in love. But before long they realize that their deafness stands as an immense barrier between them and a society that seems to work only for those who can hear.Inexperienced, ignorant, and bewildered, Abel and Janice leave the harsh enviro... + Read More
Series: Masterpiece AdventuresJames to the RescueThe Masterpiece Adventures Book TwoHardcoverElise Broach9781627793162$18.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Oct 20, 2015
In this Masterpiece Adventure, the second in a companion series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, Marvin the beetle is going collecting with his family. All is good and well until Uncle Albert gets hurt. Marvin needs James's help to save Uncle Albert before it's too late.This young chapter book captures the miniature world of Marvin the beetle and his special friendship with James.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? beginning readers:These beloved children's stories are now available in beginning reader format.With the important pre-reading concepts of rhyme, rhythm, and repetition, these picture books have long been used as beginning readers. Now, with a 6" x 9" trim and a classic beginning reader layout, children will have a more "grown up" version to read by themselves.Complete with an introduction by master educator Laura Robb, and with fun reading activities added, t... + Read More
In the new Masterpiece AdventureTrouble at School for Marvin & James, the third in a series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, Marvin the beetle is off to school with James for the very first time! Everything runs smoothly on this big adventure until the bell rings after lunch and Marvin gets separated from James. In fact, he gets accidentally thrown away! Will Marvin make it back home to his family? How will James find him?This young chapter book for emergent readers captures the miniature world of Marvin the Beetle and ... + Read More
Series: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet MysteriesA is for AlibiA Kinsey Millhone MysteryFirst EditionHardcoverSue Grafton9780805013344$49.00FICTION Apr 15, 1982
READ THE SENSATIONAL BLOCKBUSTER THAT STARTED IT ALL!Take it from the top in #1 New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton's knockout thriller that introduced detective Kinsey Millhone—and a hot new attitude—to crime fiction…A IS FOR AVENGERA tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachments, she's got a soft spot for underdogs and lost causes.A IS FOR ACCUSEDThat... + Read More
Lassie is Joe's prize collie and constant companion. But when Joe's father loses his job, Lassie must be sold. Three times she escapes from her new owner, and three times she returns home to Joe, until finally she is taken to the remotest part of Scotland—too far a journey for any dog to make alone.But Lassie is not just any dog.First published in 1940, Lassie Come-Home has become one of the best-loved dog stories in the world. This beautiful 75th anniversary edition showcases the original text and illustrations with a striking new jacket desig... + Read More
Series: Cross of IronThe Rise and Fall of the German War Machine, 1918-1945First EditionPaperbackJohn Mosier9780805083217$32.99HISTORY May 29, 2007
"In smooth, economical prose, [Mosier] incorporates a number of thought-provoking insights and hypotheses . . . This is a stimulating overview of a war machine." —Publishers WeeklyWorld War I has inspired a vast mythology of bravery and carnage that has fascinated readers for decades. Now acclaimed military historian John Mosier demystifies the strategic and tactical aspects to explain that, contrary to the standard military history accounts, Germany's military culture provided them with the advantage. Their war machine succeeded against more p... + Read More
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers is proud to publish this 50th Anniversary Edition of Lloyd Alexander's classic Newbery Honor winnerThe Black Cauldron, the second book in the Chronicles of Prydain, with a new introduction by fellow Newbery Honor winner Rebecca Stead.In the land of Prydain, evil is never far away. Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death, has been building an army of dark warriors to take over Prydain, and the only way to stop him is to destroy the Black Cauldron he uses to create his dreaded soldiers. Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper a... + Read More
Series: Cactus HotelFirst EditionHardcoverBrenda Z. Guiberson9780805013337$27.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8May 15, 1991
It is another hot day in the desert. Birds and other animals scurry about looking for food. When they get tired they stop to rest at a giant cactus. It is their hotel in the desert!Many different animals live in the cactus hotel. It protects them; and they protect it, by eating the pests that could harm the cactus.The cactus grows larger and larger and will live for about two hundred years. When one animal moves out, another moves in. There is never a vacancy in the cactus hotel.This story--about a desert, a giant cactus, and the animals who li... + Read More
With unwavering emotion and masterful storytelling, National Book Award-winning author Kimberly Willis Holt explores themes of loss, family, love, and the importance of finding a place to call home.Stevie's life seems safe and full of love until the day tragedy strikes. Stevie is sent to live with her estranged grandfather Winston at his rundown motel. Though the colorful tenants who inhabit the motel are quickly charmed by Stevie, she struggles to connect with her grandfather. What dark secret is he keeping from her? It will take another diffi... + Read More
Series: Who We Are NowThe Changing Face of America in the 21st CenturyFirst EditionPaperbackSam Roberts9780805070804$24.99SOCIAL SCIENCE Oct 01, 2004
A revealing view of America and its citizens at the dawn of a new century, by the author of theNew York TimesNotable BookWho We AreFor more than two centuries, America has taken stock every decade, producing a statistical self-portrait of our population. InWho We Are Now, Sam Roberts identifies and illuminates the trends and social shifts changing the face of America today.America is in the midst of a fundamental transformation. The nation's complexion changed significantly over the twentieth century, creating more varied and intermingled ident... + Read More
Series: Reskilling AmericaLearning to Labor in the Twenty-First CenturyHardcoverKatherine S. Newman9781627793285$39.00EDUCATION Apr 19, 2016
From Katherine Newman, award-winning author ofNo Shame in My Game, and sociologist Hella Winston, a sharp and irrefutable call to reenergize this nation's long-neglected system of vocational trainingAfter decades of off-shoring and downsizing that have left blue collar workers obsolete and stranded, the United States is now on the verge of an industrial renaissance. But we don't have a skilled enough labor pool to fill the positions that will be created, which are in many cases technically demanding and require specialized skills. A decades-lon... + Read More
Series: The Empty PotFirst EditionHardcoverDemi9780805012170$27.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 15, 1990
The Empty Potis Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboyA long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each child in the kingdom. "Whoever can show me their best in a year's time," he proclaimed, "shall succeed me to the throne!"Ping plants his seed and tends it every day. But month after month passes, and nothing grows. When spring comes, Ping must go to the Emperor with nothing b... + Read More