Series: The Doodle Book of Feel GoodA Doodle/Coloring Book for All AgesPaperbackCharise Mericle Harper9781250120830$17.99GAMES & ACTIVITIES Age (years) from 12 - 18Jan 03, 2017
A coloring book of encouraging quotes for all ages that promotes creativity and positive thinking.This black-and-white coloring book features 62 original pieces of unique doodle artwork, each with an encouraging quote for everyday inspiration and a touch of humor make this a fresh addition to the popular genre. Each page is perforated, making it easy to frame and display the finished art work.A Christy Ottaviano Book
With tongue pressed firmly in cheek and a gentle but penetrating eye for human foibles, Patrick F. McManus celebrates the hidden pleasures, unappreciated lore, and opportunities for disaster to be found in the recreations of camping, hunting, and fishing in his hilarious collectionThey Shoot Canoes, Don’t They?Gathered here for the reader’s edification are such treasures as the true but little known story of the discovery of the efficacy of live bait by Genghis Khan’s chef, an examination of the precarious and perhaps fanatical expertise requir... + Read More
The newest installment in theNew York Times#1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama,Bill O’Reilly’sLegends and Lies;The Civil Waris a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American historyFrom the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy’s first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln,Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the amazing and often little known stories behind the battle lines of ... + Read More
Series: Tyrannosaurus SueThe Extraordinary Saga of Largest, Most Fought Over T. Rex Ever FoundPaperbackSteve Fiffer9780716794622$24.99SCIENCE May 01, 2001
Over 65 million years ago in what is now South Dakota, a battle-scarred Tyrannosaurus rex matriarch—perhaps mortally wounded in a ferocious fight—fell into the riverbed and died. In 1990 her skeleton was found, virtually complete, in what many have called the most spectacular dinosaur fossil discovery to date.And then another battle began - a "survival of the fittest" free-for-all involving commercial dinosaur hunters, gun-toting law officers, an ambitious federal prosecutor, a Native American tribe, jealous academics, an enterprising auction ... + Read More
Meet the students at Puppy Academy—a team of plucky puppies learning to be working dogs.Pip is friendly, patient, and loyal—that's why he's training to be a service dog! The only thing standing in his way is his one weakness: if a ball is thrown, he has to chase it.When Pip gets assigned to a young girl in a wheelchair, he can't wait to meet her. But will she like her new companion? And will Pip prove himself a worthy assistance pup?
A honeybee and a bumblebee have a chat.A rose offers a worm a bit of its compost.A mouse assures a root of its importance.These fun rhyming poems for two voices are blooming, bursting, and buzzing with personality. Eugene Yelchin's stunning illustrations beautifully accent Carole Gerber's unusual conversations. Together, they offer a close-up view of the plant and insect worlds, with an amazing amount of information about them.All around us, under our feet, thousands of interactions and transformations are taking place. This book gives the read... + Read More
Series: Marty Frye, Private EyeMarty Frye, Private EyeThe Case of the Missing Action FigureHardcoverJanet Tashjian9781250116611$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8Jun 27, 2017
Broken into three short stories of poetry and petty crime, this charming chapter book will have young readers in search of a rhyme in no time. Book 1 in the Marty Frye series!Marty Frye is not your ordinary sleuth. Marty Frye is a poet detective--he makes up rhymes as he solves small crimes. When his friend Emma's diary is missing, Marty is on the case. When Katie's flour is nowhere to be found, Marty tracks it down. And when the brand-new Action Chuck figures mysteriously vanish from the toy store, Marty unravels the mystery. Will there ever b... + Read More
Series: Book of Storms TrilogyThe Book of StormsHardcoverRuth Hatfield9780805099980$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Jan 27, 2015
Eleven-year-old Danny O'Neill has never been what you'd call adventurous. But when he wakes the morning after a storm to find his house empty, his parents gone, and himself able to hear the thoughts of a dying tree, he has no choice but to set out to find answers. He soon learns that the enigmaticBook of Storms holds the key to what he seeks . . . but unraveling its mysteries won't be easy. If he wants to find his family, he'll have to face his worst fears and battle terrifyingly powerful enemies, including the demonic Sammael himself.In the be... + Read More
TheRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer television special first aired on December 6, 1964. Over fifty years later, it is still a beloved Christmas classic—capturing the heart and wonder of generations of fans.Now available in a sturdy board book edition, this richly illustrated story is perfect for families to share by the holiday fire!
More humerous observations and insights into the agonies and ecstacies of hunting, fishing, and camping by the author ofThey Shoot Canoes, Don't They?and other celebrations of life in the wild.
Series: MockingbirdA Portrait of Harper Lee: From Scout to Go Set a WatchmanHardcoverCharles J. Shields9781250115836$37.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Apr 26, 2016
An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee'sGo Set a WatchmanTo Kill a Mockingbird—the twentieth century's most widely read American novel—has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, Charles J. Shields brings to life the woman who gave us two of American literature's most unforgettable characters, Atticus Finch and his daughter, Scout.Years after its initial publicat... + Read More
Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal shapes.Now that the field has expanded greatly with many active researchers, Mandelbrot presents the definitive overview of the origins of his ideas and their new applications.The Fractal Geometry of Nature is based on his highly acclaimed earlier work, but has much broader and deeper coverage and more extens... + Read More
Series: Six of CrowsThe Six of Crows Duology Boxed SetSix of Crows and Crooked KingdomMultiple copy packLeigh Bardugo9781250123565$53.98YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Sep 27, 2016
Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. The grippingSix of Crows andCrooked Kingdom duology, by #1New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo, is now available in a stunning hardcover boxed set.Follow Kaz and his crew into a world of magic and mayhem as they attempt to pull off—and survive—the job of a lifetime.
Series: Little VehiclesThe Little Dump TruckFirst EditionHardcoverMargery Cuyler9780805082814$15.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Sep 29, 2009
Meet Hard Hat Pete and his little dump truck as they haul stones and rocks, carry debris, and unload at the landfill. It's hard work, but the little dump truck is ready for action.Preschool children will revel in the day-to-day activities of this mighty dump truck. The lyrical text, bright pictures, and sturdy pages are just right for budding truck enthusiasts.
Series: SuperficialMore Adventures from the Andy Cohen DiariesHardcoverAndy Cohen9781250116482$38.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Nov 15, 2016
The star-studded and sidesplitting follow up toThe Andy Cohen DiariesThe megapopular host ofWatch What Happens: Liveand executive producer ofThe Real Housewivesfranchise is back, better than ever, and telling stories that will keep his publicist up at night. Since the publication of his last book, Andy has toured the country with his sidekick Anderson Cooper, hit the radio waves with his own Sirius station,Radio Andy, appeared onReal Time with Bill Maher despite his mother’s conviction he was not intellectually prepared, hosted NBC’s Primetime ... + Read More
Series: Little VehiclesThe Little Dump TruckBoard bookMargery Cuyler9780805099904$8.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Jun 03, 2014
Meet Hard Hat Pete and his little dump truck as they haul stones and rocks, carry debris, and unload at the landfill. It's hard work, but the Little Dump Truck is always ready for action!Preschool children will revel in the day-to-day activities of this happy dump truck. The lyrical text and bright pictures are just right for budding truck enthusiasts.
Series: The Wall and the GateIsrael, Palestine, and the Legal Battle for Human RightsHardcoverMichael Sfard9781250122704$45.50POLITICAL SCIENCE Dec 26, 2017
From renowned human rights lawyer Michael Sfard, an unprecedented exploration of the struggle for human rights in Israel's courtsA farmer from a village in the occupied West Bank, cut off from his olive groves by the construction of Israel’s controversial separation wall, asked Israeli human rights lawyer Michael Sfard to petition the courts to allow a gate to be built in the wall. While the gate would provide immediate relief for the farmer, would it not also confer legitimacy on the wall and on the court that deems it legal? The defense of hu... + Read More
“A hilarious compilation” (Los Angeles Times),A Fine and Pleasant Misery gathers twenty-seven witty, cautionary tales of the outdoor life from beloved humorist Patrick F. McManus in a collection edited and introduced by Jack Samson, long-time editor-in-chief ofField & Stream.The great outdoors have never been rendered as hysterically as in the reminiscences—true and exaggerated—of Patrick F. McManus. If you’re thinking about getting back to nature, the surreal adventures chronicled here will make you think twice about giving it all up for a lif... + Read More
Series: It Takes a SchoolThe Extraordinary Story of an American School in the World's #1 Failed StateHardcoverJonathan Starr9781250113467$36.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 13, 2016
A story of David and Goliath proportions, how an American hedge fund manager created a unique school in Somaliland whose students, against all odds, have come to achieve success beyond anyone’s wildest dreamsJonathan Starr, once a cutthroat hedge fund manager, is not your traditional do-gooder, and in 2009, when he decided to found Abaarso, a secondary school in Somaliland, the choice seemed crazy to even his closest friends. “Why,” they wondered, “would he turn down a life of relative luxury to relocate to an armed compound in a breakaway regi... + Read More
Series: How to Ace CalculusThe Streetwise GuidePaperbackColin Adams9780716731603$34.00MATHEMATICS Jul 15, 1998
Written by three gifted—and funny—teachers,How to Ace Calculusprovides humorous and readable explanations of the key topics of calculus without the technical details and fine print that would be found in a more formal text. Capturing the tone of students exchanging ideas among themselves, this unique guide also explains how calculus is taught, how to get the best teachers, what to study, and what is likely to be on exams—all the tricks of the trade that will make learning the material of first-semester calculus a piece of cake. Funny, irreveren... + Read More
Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR,O, The Oprah Magazine,Vogue,San Francisco Chronicle,Esquire,Huffington Post,Nylon,Entertainment Weekly,Buzzfeed,Booklist, andThe IndependentWinner of the California Book Award for First FictionLos Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist for First Fiction"Aquietly brilliantdisquisition . . . told in prose that is so startling in its spare beauty that I found myself thinking about Khong's turns of phrase for days after I finished reading."—Doree Shafrir,The New York Times Book Review"One of those rare books that is ... + Read More
Series: American PresidentsWarren G. HardingThe American Presidents Series: The 29th President, 1921-1923First EditionHardcoverJohn W. Dean9780805069563$43.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 07, 2004
President Nixon's former counsel illuminates another presidency marked by scandalWarren G. Harding may be best known as America's worst president. Scandals plagued him: the Teapot Dome affair, corruption in the Veterans Bureau and the Justice Department, and the posthumous revelation of an extramarital affair.Raised in Marion, Ohio, Harding took hold of the small town's newspaper and turned it into a success. Showing a talent for local politics, he rose quickly to the U.S. Senate. His presidential campaign slogan, "America's present need is not... + Read More
Series: Saturday with DaddyBoard bookDan Andreasen9781250112651$11.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5May 16, 2017
Now in board book: the heartwarming story of a little elephant and his daddy spending a Saturday together--perfect for Father's Day!Saturday with Daddy is the best day of the week! A little elephant and his Daddy spend the day running errands, playing together, and having a cookout. The simple text, with its emphasis on the step-by-step process of the day's events, together with charming artwork, celebrates a child's bond with a parent. An excellent choice for preschoolers.A Christy Ottaviano Book
Series: El Perro con SombreroA Bilingual Doggy TaleBilingual editionHardcoverDerek Taylor Kent9780805099898$20.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Aug 18, 2015
Â¡Perro!Â¡Sombrero!Â¡El perro con sombrero!Meet Pepe! Before he got a sombrero, he was a lonely dog living in the streets. Now he is a movie star, loved by everyone! Well, everyone except…Â¡El Gato en Zapatos!El Gato is one sneaky, jealous kitty. Watch out, Pepe!
Series: The Construction CrewBoard bookLynn Meltzer9781250112675$11.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Jul 03, 2017
Now in board book! A construction crew tears down an old house in order to build a new home for a family.Bring in the Bulldozers, Backhoes, Cement Mixers, and Cherry Pickers! The construction crew is tearing down an old building and laying the foundation for a new home. Workers use all kinds of trucks and tools to get the job done—just in time for a family to move in.Bold, vibrant illustrations and an alliterative text complete with shout-out language that young children will love make this a favorite for preschoolers.A Christy Ottaviano Book
Patrick F. McManus, the “funniest guy in theOutdoor Life andField & Stream gang…offers another bag of whimsy in the Great Outdoors”* withThe Grasshopper Trap.In this collection of thirty zany stories, spoofing camping, fishing, and other outdoor recreational activities, McManus shares his hilarious wilderness misadventures. From facing an angry bear with an unloaded gun and the folly of running a boat while it’s still on the trailer to not questioning the ingredients found in camp cookout cuisine and the best methods of catching grasshoppers, n... + Read More
Series: Maya LinArtist-Architect of Light and LinesHardcoverJeanne Walker Harvey9781250112491$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8May 02, 2017
The bold story of Maya Lin, the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.You may be familiar with the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But do you know about the artist-architect who created this landmark?As a child, Maya Lin loved to study the spaces around her. She explored the forest in her backyard, observing woodland creatures, and used her house as a model to build tiny towns out of paper and scraps. The daughter of a clay artist and a poet, Maya grew up with art and learned to think with her hands as well as ... + Read More
Series: The Balance WithinThe Science Connecting Health and EmotionsPaperbackEsther M. Sternberg M.D.9780716744450$31.00MEDICAL May 07, 2001
Since ancient times humans have felt intuitively that emotions and health are linked, and recently there has been much popular speculation about this notion. But until now, without compelling evidence, it has been impossible to say for sure that such a connection really exists and especially how it works.Now, that evidence has been discovered.A thrilling scientific detective story, The Balance Within tells how researchers finally uncovered the elusive mind-body connection and what it means for our health. In this beautifully written book, Dr.... + Read More
Series: Daddies Are AwesomeBoard bookMeredith Costain9781250107206$11.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 6May 16, 2017
Daddies are awesome! They're warm and delicious.They tickle and hug you and shower you with kisses.Loving and thoughtful, playful and daring, cuddly and caring--daddies are awesome. This gentle rhyming text celebrates the special bond between father and child. Adorable doggy daddy and pup illustrations make this perfect for sharing!
Series: Jefferson and MonticelloThe Biography of a BuilderPaperbackJack Mclaughlin9780805014631$38.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 15, 1990
This book, a National Book Award nominee in 1988, is the life of Thomas Jefferson as seen through the prism of his love affair with Monticello. For over half a century, it was his consuming passion, his most serious amusement. With a sure command of sources and skilled intuitive understanding of Jefferson, McLaughlin crafts and uncommon portrait of builder and building alike. En route he tells us much about life in Virginia; about Monticello's craftsmen and how they worked their materials; about slavery, class, and family; and, above all, about... + Read More
Color and explore the natural world like never before. With stunning, illustrated maps featuring animals, insects, flowers, and plants from different countries around the world, children can color in the pictures and learn about flora and fauna as they go. Each page is perforated so finished maps can be removed and displayed!
Series: Won Ton and ChopstickA Cat and Dog Tale Told in HaikuHardcoverLee Wardlaw9780805099874$20.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 17, 2015
Won Ton has a happy life with his Boy, until…Ears perk. Fur prickles.Belly low, I creep…peek…FREEZE!My eyes full of Doom.A new puppy arrives, and nothing will be the same.Told entirely in haiku and with plenty of catitude, the story of how Won Ton faces down the enemy is a fresh and funny twist on a familiar rivalry.NCTE Notable Poetry List Book
Illustrator Natalie Hughes invites you to travel the globe and add your own artistic touch to places near and dear as well as far and wide inThe World: A Map Coloring Book.With forty pages of black and white line drawing locations enhanced with historical facts, you can color your way around the world and discover the landmarks, animals, and people that make each country and continent unique.
Series: B Is for BrooklynFirst EditionHardcoverSelina Alko9780805092134$20.50JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 2 - 6Aug 21, 2012
What do Prospect Park, Coney Island, and Atlantic Avenue have in common? They are all located in Brooklyn, New York, a magical place where you can listen to jazz music, eat bagels and lox, and sit on the stoop of a brownstone and daydream. Children will recognize aspects of their own neighborhoods in this celebration of urban culture and community.
Series: Bravo! (Spanish language edition)Poemas sobre Hispanos ExtraordinariosHardcoverMargarita Engle9781250113665$26.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 11Mar 14, 2017
Series: Wonderful WinterAll Kinds of Winter Facts and FunHardcoverBruce Goldstone9780805099812$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Nov 08, 2016
Winter is a season of wondering and waiting. We wonder why some trees lose their leaves while others stay green all winter long. We wait for the first snowfall—and then wonder at how amazing each snowflake is. We wonder how animals manage to live in the cold. And we can't wait to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.With vivid photographs, lively explanations, and creative craft ideas, Bruce Goldstone presents all the fascinating facts that make winter so wonderful!This title has Common Core connections.
“Moore, besides being laugh out loud hilarious, has a profound understanding of human nature . . . A truly remarkable writer. This book is a joy to read.” —Fannie Flagg, author ofThe Whole Town’s TalkingandFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe“The arrival of [Moore’s] new novel had me singing anything but the blues.”—Julia Glass, National Book Award-winning author ofA House Among the TreesandThree JunesFrom the author of the bestsellingThe Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat,The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues, an exuberant and p... + Read More
Series: American Empire ProjectFailed StatesThe Abuse of Power and the Assault on DemocracyPaperbackNoam Chomsky9780805082845$28.00POLITICAL SCIENCE Apr 03, 2007
"It's hard to imagine any American reading this book and not seeing his country in a new, and deeply troubling, light."—The New York Times Book ReviewThe United States has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against "failed states" around the globe. In this much-anticipated follow-up to his international bestsellerHegemony or Survival, Noam Chomsky turns the tables, showing how the United States itself shares features with other failed states—suffering from a severe "democratic deficit," eschewing domestic and international la... + Read More
Enter an enchanted world of fairy animal friends! You'll find three irresistible stories inside.In Chloe the Kitten . . .Chloe the Kitten meets a little mouse who is lost and afraid. Can Chloe help him find his way home?In Bella the Bunny . . .Bella the Bunny finds a surprise hiding inside a flower—Lexi the Ladybug! Lexi is sad because she looks different from the other ladybugs. Can Bella make her feel better?In Paddy the Puppy . . .Paddy the Puppy invites all his fairy animal friends to his birthday party. When he arrives home, he's in for a ... + Read More
Series: BeastkeeperHardcoverCat Hellisen9780805099805$19.50YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Feb 03, 2015
Sarah has always been on the move. Her mother hates the cold, so every few months her parents pack their bags and drag her off after the sun. She's grown up lonely and longing for magic. She doesn't know that it's magic her parents are running from.When Sarah's mother walks out on their family, all the strange old magic they have tried to hide from comes rising into their mundane world. Her father begins to change into something wild and beastly, but before his transformation is complete, he takes Sarah to her grandparents—people she has never ... + Read More
A provocative and impressive debut delivered with a uniquely sinister lyricism by a brilliant 21-year-old; a story about sex, privilege, desire, and creativity in the post-college yearsThe first thing Leif notices about Oola is the sharp curve of her delicate shoulders, tensed as if for flight. Even from that first encounter at a party in a flat outside of London, there’s something electric about the way Oola, a music school dropout, connects with the cossetted, listless narrator we find in twenty-five-year-old Leif. Infatuated, the two hit the... + Read More
Series: American PresidentsCalvin CoolidgeThe American Presidents Series: The 30th President, 1923-1929HardcoverDavid Greenberg9780805069570$42.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Dec 26, 2006
The austere president who presided over the Roaring Twenties and whose conservatism masked an innovative approach to national leadershipHe was known as "Silent Cal." Buttoned up and tight-lipped, Calvin Coolidge seemed out of place as the leader of a nation plunging headlong into the modern era. His six years in office were a time of flappers, speakeasies, and a stock market boom, but his focus was on cutting taxes, balancing the federal budget, and promoting corporate productivity. "The chief business of the American people is business," he fa... + Read More
Enter an enchanted world of fairy animal friends! You'll find three irresistible stories inside.In Mia the Mouse . . .Mia the Mouse is on an errand for her mother—but she's forgotten what her mother asked her to collect! Maybe her new friend the bumblebee can help . . .In Poppy the Pony . . .Poppy the Pony is very shy. She loves soaring through Misty Wood, but she's too scared to talk to any of the other fairy animals. One day a thunderstorm comes, and Poppy discovers she is braver than she ever knew.In Hailey the Hedgehog . . .Hailey the Hedg... + Read More
Series: Brief EncountersConversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted HijinksFirst EditionHardcoverDick Cavett9780805099775$29.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 28, 2014
Dick Cavett is back, sharing his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday lifeIn Brief Encounters, the legendary talk show host Dick Cavett introduces us to the fascinating characters who have crossed his path, from James Gandolfini and John Lennon to Mel Brooks and Nora Ephron, enhancing our appreciation of their talent, their personalities, and their place in the pantheon. We tag along as Cavett spends an afternoon with Stan Laurel at his modest apartment in Los Angeles, s... + Read More
The ultimate collection of the action-packed #1New York Times bestselling accompaniments to Bill O’Reilly’s historic docudrama series,Legends & Lies,The Real West andThe PatriotsIn this special edition dual box set, the anchor ofThe O’Reilly Factordebunks the myths behind two of the most storied eras of our nation’s rich history: The American West and the Revolutionary War. Heavily illustrated with spectacular artwork that further brings the history to life, and told in gripping and fast paced narrative,Legends and Lies will keep readers on the... + Read More
Jane Breskin Zalben's Jewish holiday picture books about Beni and his family have delighted children for the past twenty-five years! In this beautifully illustrated and elegantly designed treasury, five of her beloved Beni stories (Happy New Year, Beni; Leo & Blossom's Sukkah; Beni's First Chanukah; Goldie's Purim;andHappy Passover, Rosie) are brought together in a holiday collection that can be enjoyed throughout the year.Beni, Sara, Mama, Papa, cousins Rosie and Max, and all of their family and friends celebrate the holidays with warmth and h... + Read More
In a Japanese seaside neighborhood lives Jason Parker:a sixth graderone year older than his classmatesa stinking foreigner to some classmatesan orange belt in aikidoa big brotherJason Parker is just a boy trying to get through his days with calm and courage. If only everyone around him would let him.This is a beautifully spare novel in verse about one boy's life--a story that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to fit in.
Series: Luna & MeThe True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a ForestHardcoverJenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw9780805099768$21.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9May 12, 2015
Once there was a redwood tree—one of the world's largest and tallest trees, and one of the oldest. And once, born nearly a thousand years after the tree first took root, there was a girl named Julia, who was called Butterfly.When exploring her beloved forest, Butterfly wandered into a grove of ancient trees. One tree had broken branches and a big blue "X" on the side. It was going to be chopped down. Butterfly climbed up into the tree. A tree wouldn't be cut down if it had a person living in it. This is the story of Julia Butterfly Hill and Lun... + Read More
Series: ScrapKins: Junk Re-ThunkAmazing Creations You Can Make from Junk!PaperbackBrian Yanish9781627791335$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 10Mar 29, 2016
A monster-themed activity book about recycling trash into toys and art projects!Welcome to Scrap City, home of an inventive tribe of creatures called ScrapKins. Using materials that people throw away (empty soda bottles and cans, milk cartons, cereal boxes, and bottlecaps) these creatures make new things that are useful—the ultimate recyclers.With character profiles of the ScrapKins and instructions to make all kinds of puppets, instruments, and toys out of everyday items, this activity book (also featuring mazes, word scrambles, and comics) fo... + Read More
Series: Breaking Stalin's NoseFirst EditionHardcoverEugene Yelchin9780805092165$18.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Sep 27, 2011
A Newbery Honor Book.Sasha Zaichik has known the laws of the Soviet Young Pioneers since the age of six:The Young Pioneer is devoted to Comrade Stalin, the Communist Party, and Communism.A Young Pioneer is a reliable comrade and always acts according to conscience.A Young Pioneer has a right to criticize shortcomings.But now that it is finally time to join the Young Pioneers, the day Sasha has awaited for so long, everything seems to go awry. He breaks a classmate's glasses with a snowball. He accidentally damages a bust of Stalin in the school... + Read More
Series: John Deere, That's Who!HardcoverTracy Nelson Maurer9781627791298$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 28, 2017
Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that’s who!Who moved to Illinois, where farmers were struggling to plow through the thick, rich soil they called gumbo? Who tinkered and tweaked and tested until he invented a steel plow that sliced into the prairie easy as you please?Long before the first tractor, who changed farming forever? John Deere, that’s who!Beautiful illustrations—including spectacular landscapes—reflect the time period and bring John Deere's remark... + Read More
Series: Bunjitsu BunnyBunjitsu Bunny's Best MoveHardcoverJohn Himmelman9780805099713$15.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8Oct 13, 2015
Isabel is back! The best bunjitsu artist in her class, she can throw farther, kick higher, and hit harder than anybunny else. But her strongest weapon is her mind!With even more fun, adventures, and wisdom than before, author/artist John Himmelman continues to charm in this beguilingly funny series of adventures.
Series: Power Down, Little RobotHardcoverAnna Staniszewski9781627791250$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Mar 03, 2015
It's time to power down for the night, but Little Robot isn't ready! He quickly opens his stalling program. Luckily, Mom Unit knowsexactlyhow to get him into his sleep module.From a debut picture book author and the illustrator ofLittle Boo, this funny twist on a familiar nighttime routine will click with bedtime avoidance experts everywhere.
Series: KatmanFirst EditionPaperbackKevin C. Pyle9780805082852$14.50YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Sep 01, 2009
Kit is a bored sixteen-year-old with nothing to do one summer when he starts feeding stray cats. He loves it when cool, artistic Jess helps him out, even though he has to endure constant taunting by her disaffected metalhead friends. They make fun of him for being like the local cat lady, but Kit doesn't care—especially after Jess draws him an anime-style avatar named Katman.Exploring themes of abandonment and the transformative power of art, this is an emotionally astute coming-of-age tale from the hugely talented Kevin C. Pyle.
Series: Goal!HardcoverSean Taylor9781627791236$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION May 06, 2014
Where there's a ball . . . there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer.GOAL!celebrates the sport's power to bridge cultural divides and bring together the many and diverse people of the world. Filled with fun facts and striking photos, this book is a poetic snapshot of soccer around the globe.
Series: Bunjitsu BunnyTales of Bunjitsu BunnyHardcoverJohn Himmelman9780805099706$15.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8Oct 28, 2014
Introducing Isabel, aka Bunjitsu Bunny! She is the BEST bunjitsu artist in her school, and she can throw farther, kick higher, and hit harder than anyone else! But she never hurts another creature . . . unless she has to.This series of brief stories about Isabel's adventures are a beguiling combination of child-friendly scenarios and Eastern wisdom perfect for the youngest readers.
Series: Chronicles of PrydainThe Book of Three, 50th Anniversary EditionThe Chronicles of Prydain, Book 150th Anniversary EditionHardcoverLloyd Alexander9781627791229$28.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Sep 23, 2014
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers is proud to publish this 50th Anniversary Edition of Lloyd Alexander's classicThe Book of Three, the first book in the Chronicles of Prydain, with a new introduction by Newbery Honor–winner Shannon Hale. This anniversary edition is filled with bonus materials, including an interview with Lloyd Alexander, a Prydain short story, the first chapter of the next Prydain book (The Black Cauldron, a Newbery Honor book),an author's note, and a pronunciation guide.SinceThe Book of Three was first published in 1964, youn... + Read More
Series: American PresidentsHerbert HooverThe American Presidents Series: The 31st President, 1929-1933HardcoverWilliam E. Leuchtenburg9780805069587$46.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 06, 2009
The Republican efficiency expert whose economic boosterism met its match in the Great DepressionCatapulted into national politics by his heroic campaigns to feed Europe during and after World War I, Herbert Hoover—an engineer by training—exemplified the economic optimism of the 1920s. As president, however, Hoover was sorely tested by America's first crisis of the twentieth century: the Great Depression.Renowned New Deal historian William E. Leuchtenburg demonstrates how Hoover was blinkered by his distrust of government and his belief that vol... + Read More
Series: Chicken LilyHardcoverLori Mortensen9781627791205$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 29, 2016
Chicken Lily may be a lot of things--a careful colorer, a patient puzzler, and a quiet hide-and-seeker (she never made a peep!)--but brave has never been one of them. That's why, when a school-wide poetry jam is announced in class, Lily is terrified. Will she sound like a bird brain?Although Lily's friends Baabette and Pigsley try to encourage her, Lily feels like a rotten egg. Finally, Lily realizes that she must put her best claw forward and prove that even chickens aren't chicken all the time.
Series: PettyThe BiographyFirst EditionHardcoverWarren Zanes9780805099683$34.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Nov 10, 2015
The New York TimesBestseller*One ofRolling Stone's 10 Best Music Books of 2015*An exhilarating and intimate account of the life of music legend Tom Petty, by an accomplished writer and musician who toured with PettyNo one other than Warren Zanes, rocker and writer and friend, could author a book about Tom Petty that is as honest and evocative of Petty's music and the remarkable rock and roll history he and his band helped to write.Born in Gainesville, Florida, with more than a little hillbilly in his blood, Tom Petty was a Southern shit ki... + Read More