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  • Dark Rise

    by C. S. Pacat ...
    series Dark Rise #1
    In this stunning new fantasy novel from international bestselling author C. S. Pacat, heroes and villains of a long-forgotten war are reborn and begin to draw new battle lines. This epic fantasy with high-stakes romance will sit perfectly on shelves next to beloved fantasy novels like the Infernal Devices series, the Shadow and Bone trilogy, and the Red Queen series.Sixteen-year-old dock boy Will ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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  • The Night Diary

    A 2019 NEWBERY HONOR BOOK"A gripping, nuanced story of the human cost of conflict appropriate for both children and adults."-Kirkus, starred reviewIn the vein of Inside Out and Back Again and The War That Saved My Life comes a poignant, personal, and hopeful tale of India's partition, and of one girl's journey to find a new home in a divided countryIt's 1947, and India, newly independent of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived #9)

    series I Survived #9
    In a Jewish ghetto, Max Rosen and his sister Zena struggle to live after their father is taken away by the Nazis. With barely enough food to survive, the siblings make a daring escape from Nazi soldiers into the nearby forest.Max and Zena are brought to a safe camp by Jewish resistance fighters. But soon, bombs are falling all around them. Can Max and Zena survive the fallout of the Nazi invasion? ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Copernicus Legacy: The Crown of Fire

    by Tony Abbott ...
    series Copernicus Legacy #4
    This concluding book in bestselling author Tony Abbott’s critically acclaimed middle grade adventure series is a mile-a-minute thrill ride. Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson.“Upon my life, I will.” Across the centuries, every Guardian who has protected one of the twelve relics of the Copernicus legacy has taken this vow. But never have the consequences of the promise been more ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Out of Left Field

    by Ellen Klages ...
    series The Gordon Family Saga #3
    A story about the fight for equal rights in America's favorite arena: the baseball field!Every boy in the neighborhood knows Katy Gordon is their best pitcher, even though she's a girl. But when she tries out for Little League, it's a whole different story. Girls are not eligible, period. It is a boy's game and always has been. It's not fair, and Katy's going to fight back. Inspired by what she's ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Apprentices

    by Maile Meloy ...
    Illustrated by Ian Schoenherr ...
    series The Apothecary Series #2
    Two years have passed since Janie Scott last saw Benjamin Burrows, the mysterious apothecary’s defiant son who stole her heart. On the other side of the world, Benjamin and his father are treating the sick and wounded in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam.But Benjamin has also been experimenting with a magical new formula that allows him to communicate with Janie across the globe. When Benjamin ... Read more

    $9.99 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

    $11.09 USD

  • Willie & Me

    by Dan Gutman ...
    series Baseball Card Adventures
    With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life.Featuring black-and-white photographs and stats throughout, plus back matter separating fact from fiction, Willie & Me is the perfect mix of history and action for every young baseball fan.Stosh thought he was finished traveling back in time. But then Ralph Branca shows up in ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Never Dance With a Bobcat

    by Stephen Bly ...
    series The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure #5
    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

  • Hawks Don't Say Goodbye

    by Stephen Bly ...
    series The Nathan T. Riggins Western Adventure #6
    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

  • On the Banks of Plum Creek

    Illustrated by Garth Williams ...
    series Little House #4
    The fourth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s treasured Little House series, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor—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 of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they leave the prairie and ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • A Plague of Bogles

    series How to Catch a Bogle #2
    “This is top-notch storytelling, full of wit, a colorful cast of rogues, and delectable slang.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review of How to Catch a BogleJem Barbary spent most of his early life picking pockets for a wily old crook named Sarah Pickles—until she betrayed him. Now Jem wants revenge, but first he needs a new job. Luckily Alfred the bogler, the man who kills the child-eating monsters ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Amelia

    The year is 1914 and Amelia Pim will soon be thirteen. There are rumours of war and rebellion, and Dublin is holding its breath for major, dramatic events. But all that matters to Amelia is what she will wear to her birthday party and how she can be the envy of her friends.But where are Amelia's friends when disaster strikes her family? Now that the Pims have come down in the world, what use will ... Read more

    $6.79 USD

  • Shanghai Sukkah

    Illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong ...
    Fleeing the Holocaust in Europe, Marcus moves with his family from Berlin to Shanghai, where he doubts this unfamiliar city will ever feel like home. But with help from his new friend Liang, and the answers to a rabbi's riddle, Marcus sets out to build a unique sukkah in time for the harvest festival of Sukkot. ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

    Step through the golden gates of childhood in Kate Douglas Wiggin’s classic, Rebecca of Sunnybrook FarmEleven-year-old Rebecca is leaving Sunnybrook Farm to live with her spinster aunts and become the educated daughter her family needs. Her aunts resent her father, who left behind nothing for his wife and seven children but a forty-eight-dollar mortgage. When Rebecca climbs out of the stagecoach ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Night of the New Magicians

    Illustrated by Sal Murdocca ...
    series Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission #7
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!Merlin sends Jack and Annie on a mysterious mission to Paris, France, over a 100 years ago. There they must find four magicians and give them an urgent message from Merlin himself. When Jack and Annie land in Paris, they make their way to the 1889 World’s Fair. Below the ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics)

    by Eleanor Coerr ...
    Illustrated by Ronald Himler ...
    series Puffin Modern Classics
    “An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable.” —Booklist, starred reviewThe star of her school’s running team, Sadako is lively and athletic…until the dizzy spells start. Then she must face the hardest race of her life—the race against time. Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the courage that makes one young woman a ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Staircase

    by Ann Rinaldi ...
    series Great Episodes
    How could Lizzy Enders's father abandon her at a girls school run by nuns? She's surrounded by Catholics--but she's Methodist! Shunned by the other boarders, Lizzy befriends a wandering carpenter named José, who with just three tools--and unflagging faith--builds an elaborate spiral staircase in the new chapel in mere weeks. When he disappears without a trace, Lizzy realizes that the way she sees ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Esperanza Rising

    Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard labor, financial struggles, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Dolls of Hope

    series The Friendship Dolls #2
    How daring is Chiyo prepared to be to keep the American Friendship Doll safe? Inspired by a little-known historical event, this engaging companion to Ship of Dolls is told from a Japanese girl’s point of view.When eleven-year-old Chiyo Tamura is sent from her home in a small Japanese mountain village to a girls’ school in the city of Tsuchiura, she never imagines that she will soon be in Tokyo ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • The Mesmerist

    Thirteen-year-old Jessamine Grace and her mother make a living as sham spiritualists—until they discover that Jess is a mesmerist and that she really can talk to the dead. Soon she is plunged into the dark world of Victorian London’s supernatural underbelly and learns that the city is under attack by ghouls, monsters, and spirit summoners. Can Jess fight these powerful forces? And will the group ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Lady Macbeth's Daughter

    by Lisa Klein ...
    Raised by three strange sisters, Albia has never known the secrets of her parentage. But when Macbeth seeks out the weird sisters to foretell his fate, his life is entangled with his unknown daughter's. When Albia foresees the terrible future, she becomes determined to save Macbeth's rival-and the man she loves-from her murderous father. Klein's seamlessly drawn tale makes it seem impossible that ... Read more

    $6.49 USD

  • Otherwise Known as Possum

    by Maria D. Laso ...
    Possum Porter has had it with change. First she lost Mama, leaving a hole nothing can fill. And now, instead of trying to return to some kind of normal, Daddy's sending Possum to school. A real school, where you have to wear SHOES. Where some Yankee teacher will try to erase all the useful things Mama taught Possum during their lessons at home. So Possum comes up with a plan. If she can prove that ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Art of War

    Sun Tzu

    by Sun Tzu ...
    series National Bestseller #1
    Twenty-Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to warfare and cilivzation have adapted these teachings for use in politics, business and everyday life. The Art of War is a book which should be used to gain advantage of opponents in the ... Read more

    $0.99 USD