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  • I Survived #5: I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906

    Illustrated by Scott Dawson ...
    Book 5 - I Survived
    The terrifying details of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake jump off the page! Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco -- not only does he get to make some money to help his family, he's free to explore the amazing, hilly city as it changes and grows with the new century. Horse-drawn carriages share the streets with shiny new automobiles, new businesses and families move in every ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Last of the Mohicans

    Book 2 - The Leatherstocking Tales
    First published in 1826, James Fenimore Cooper's most famous novel, "The Last of the Mohicans" features a main character who recurs in five of his novels, Natty Bumppo, who is also known as Hawkeye. The five novels about Hawkeye's adventures in the wilderness of New York are collectively known as the Leatherstocking Tales.In "The Last of the Mohicans", Hawkeye is now in middle life and at the ... Read more

    $0.45 USD

  • The Gilded Girl

    by Alyssa Colman ...
    Book 1 - Gilded Magic
    Heartfelt, fast-paced, and utterly absorbing, The Gilded Girl is Alyssa Colman’s sparkling debut novel about determination, spirit, and the magic of friendship.Any child can spark magic, but only the elite are allowed to kindle it. Those denied access to the secrets of the kindling ritual will see their magic snuffed out before their thirteenth birthday.Miss Posterity’s Academy for Practical Magic ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Prairie

    Book 3 - The Leatherstocking Tales
    Written at speed after "The Last of the Mohicans" established Cooper’s reputation, and published just a year later in 1827, "The Prairie", the third published novel of the Leatherstocking Tales but the last in Deerslayer’s chronology, depicts Leatherstocking, now known as the trapper or the old man, in his final days.The setting is the edge of the Great Plains, the time is 1805, and the hero is in ... Read more

    $0.45 USD

  • The Pioneers

    Book 1 - The Leatherstocking Tales
    Originally published in 1823, "The Pioneers" (in full "The Pioneers; or, The Sources of the Susquehanna") is the first of five novels, but the fourth chronological story, in the series The Leatherstocking Tales by American writer James Fenimore Cooper."The Pioneers" began the saga of frontiersman Natty Bumppo, also called Leather-Stocking, and tells the interlocking story of three characters in ... Read more

    $0.45 USD

  • How to Train Your Dragon

    Book 1 - How to Train Your Dragon
    Read the New York Times bestselling book that inspired the hit movies!Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans, tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan by catching and training a dragon. Can Hiccup do it without being torn limb from limb?Join his adventures and misadventures as he finds a new way to train dragons--and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Ground Zero

    by Alan Gratz ...
    The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear -- and the stunning links between the past and present.September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at work, on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center. Out of ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Ring of Honor

    series Secrets of the Seven
    For middle grade fans of National Treasure and Indiana Jones, this smart, action-packed series continues with more enticing historical mystery and interactive puzzles. Like Alexander Hamilton, this one is non-stop!Middle school geniuses Sam, Martina, and Theo arrive in New York City on a mission. They're after the third key left behind by the Founding Fathers. They've escaped the forests of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Never Dance With a Bobcat

    by Stephen Bly ...
    Book 5 - The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure
    Nathan's got a real job for the summer. He'll be helping Push-Bill Horn freight supplies to the booming, brawling mining town of 10, Nevada. However, his dog Tona's disastrous fight with a bobcat on the second trip out thrusts Nathan into a dilemma. He wants revenge. And he desperately wants to save Tona's life. Will he take Push-Bill's advice to do the kind thing and put Tona out of his misery ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Caught in the Act

    series Orphan Train Adventures
    As the saga of the Kelly children continues, Mike Kelly is adopted by a German immigrant farm family living in Missouri. Although they are kind to him, they are mainly interested in having cheap labor. ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Hawks Don't Say Goodbye

    by Stephen Bly ...
    Book 6 - The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure
    It's summer in Galena, Nevada. Everyone is leaving town for good! After the harshest winter on record and the shutdown of the Shiloh Gold mine, Nathan and his friends watch as businesses board up and houses empty. Rumor has it that even their school may close. Who will be the next to move away?When the bank is robbed, Nathan and Leah get their answer. It's not one they'd have chosen. In facing the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Er hieß Jan


    Zeitlos aktuellZeit der Handlung: Ende des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Zwei Bäuerinnen und ein französischer Kriegsgefangener verstecken die siebzehnjährige Regine. In der Rückblende erfahren wir, was geschehen ist: Regine hat den polnischen Zwangsarbeiter Jan kennen gelernt. Anfänglich wollte sie mit dem »polnischen Untermenschen« nichts zu tun haben. Nach und nach aber beeindruckt sie der junge Mann ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Treasures of the Snow

    series Patricia St John Series
    Annette and Lucien are enemies. After Annette gets Lucien into trouble at school, he decides to get back at her by threatening the most precious thing in the world to her: her little brother Dani. But tragedy strikes. Annette is so filled with rage she sets out to alienate and humiliate Lucien at every turn. As Lucien seeks to repent and restore, light floods both of their dark hearts and Christ ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Little House on the Prairie

    Illustrated by Garth Williams ...
    Book 3 - Little House
    The third book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series—now available as an ebook! This digital version features Garth Williams's classic illustrations, which appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices.The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Ring of Earth (Young Samurai, Book 4)

    Book 4 - Young Samurai
    Young Samurai: The Ring of Earth is the fourth book in this blockbuster series by Chris Bradford .JACK FLETCHER IS ON THE RUNWith no sensei to guide him, he has just his wits and his swords against many new and unknown enemies, as he journeys along the treacherous road to the port of Nagasaki and perhaps home...But the Shogun's samurai are hot on his trail. Barely escaping their clutches, Jack ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • An Elephant in the Garden

    Inspired by a True Story

    Lizzie and Karl's mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don't run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family persuades the zoo director to let Marlene stay in their garden instead. When the city is bombed, the family flees with thousands of others, but how can ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Crocodile Tomb

    Book 4 - Gods and Warriors
    Readers of Peter Lerangis’s Seven Wonders and Brandon Mull’s Five Kingdoms will love the mesmerizing Egyptian setting in the fourth installment of this epic survival story seriesHylas and Pirra finally arrive in Egypt, only to find that the dagger Userref guarded is missing. Even worse, Telamon and the Crows are also in Egypt to hunt for the dagger, and they'll stop at nothing until they get what ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown

    Illustrated by Lois Lenski ...
    Book 4 - Betsy-Tacy
    Betsy, Tacy, and Tib are twelve—old enough to do lots of things...even go downtown on their own. There they see their first horseless carriage, discover the joys of the public library, and see a real play at the Opera House. They even find themselves acting in one! Best of all, they help a lonely new friend feel at home in Deep Valley—the most wonderful place in the world to grow up. Ever since ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Written in Stone

    by Rosanne Parry ...
    Rosanne Parry author of Heart of a Shepherd, shines a light on Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest in the 1920s, a time of critical cultural upheaval.Pearl has always dreamed of hunting whales, just like her father. Of taking to the sea in their eight-man canoe, standing at the prow with a harpoon, and waiting for a whale to lift its barnacle-speckled head as it offers its life for the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Daughters of the Sea #2: May

    by Kathryn Lasky ...
    Book 2 - Daughters Of The Sea
    Book 2 in Kathryn Lasky's shimmering quartet about mermaid sisters and supernatural love. May feels her life drying up. The sea calls to her, but her parents forbid her from swimming. She longs for books, but her mother finds her passion for learning strange. She yearns for independence, but a persistent suitor, Rudd, wants to tame her spirited ways. Yet after her fifteenth birthday, the urge to ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived #10)

    Book 10 - I Survived
    The beast beneath the mountain is restless...No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes -- and always goes back to sleep.But Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong -- and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. When Vesuvius ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Candy Bombers

    by Robert Elmer ...
    series The Wall
    Middle-school readers ages 8-12 can experience a story of action and adventure in Candy Bombers, book 1 in the Wall Trilogy series that presents historically accurate fiction which brings the past to life in a kid-friendly way. Cousins Erich and Katarina find themselves trapped behind the Berlin Wall in 1948, and must find a way to survive—despite the growing dangers around them.Candy Bombers is ... Read more

    $2.49 USD

  • Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

    Illustrated by David Shannon ...
    Born of Mohawk and Cayuga descent, musical icon Robbie Robertson learned the story of Hiawatha and his spiritual guide, the Peacemaker, as part of the Iroquois oral tradition. Now he shares the same gift of storytelling with a new generation.Hiawatha was a strong and articulate Mohawk who was chosen to translate the Peacemaker’s message of unity for the five warring Iroquois nations during the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Dragonfly Eyes

    by Cao Wenxuan ...
    Translated by Helen Wang ...
    From acclaimed Chinese author Cao Wenxuan, recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, comes a compelling family saga spanning fifty years and three generations.Ah-Mei and her French grandmother, Nainai, share a rare bond. Maybe it’s because Ah-Mei is the only girl grandchild. Or maybe it’s because the pair look so much alike and neither resembles the rest of their Chinese family. Politics and ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $5.99 USD