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  • The War that Saved My Life

    * Newbery Honor Book* #1 New York Times Bestseller* Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award* Forbes 25 Top Historical Fiction Books Of All Time selection* Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of the Year selection* New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing selectionAn exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Inquisitor's Tale

    Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

    by Adam Gidwitz ...
    Illustrated by Hatem Aly ...
    A 2017 Newbery Honor BookWinner of the Sydney Taylor Book AwardAn exciting and hilarious medieval adventure from the bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm. Beautifully illustrated throughout!The Inquisitor's Tale is one of the most celebrated children's books of the year! ★ New York Times Bestseller ★ A New York Times Editor’s Choice ★A New York Times</e... ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Mission Atomic (The 39 Clues: Doublecross, Book 4)

    by Sarwat Chadda ...
    Series Book 4 - The 39 Clues: Doublecross
    The thrilling conclusion to 39 Clues Part VI: Doublecross. A Cahill family member from the past is bent on revenge!CHECKMATEThirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, are running out of time. An exiled Cahill known as the Outcast has already re-created three of history's worst disasters, and he's saved the worst for last. If Dan and Amy can't find and stop the Outcast fast, he will ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Courage of Sarah Noble

    Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard ...
    In this Newbery Honor book classic, young Sarah learns how to be brave even when the world is strange and new.In 1707, young Sarah Noble and her father traveled through the wilderness to build a new home for their family. “Keep up your courage, Sarah Noble,” her mother had said, but Sarah found that it was not always easy to feel brave inside. The dark woods were full of animals and Indians, too, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Neil Armstrong

    Young Pilot

    Illustrated by Meryl Henderson ...
    Series series Childhood of Famous Americans
    Learn about the early years of the first person to step foot on the moon, a historic feat he described as "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • With the Might of Angels: The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson, Hadley, Virginia, 1954 (Dear America)

    Series series Dear America
    Coretta Scott King winner Andrea Davis Pinkney brings her talents to a brand-new Dear America diary about the Civil Rights Movement.In the fall of 1955, twelve-year-old Dawn Rae Johnson's life turns upside down. After the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, Dawnie learns she will be attending a previously all-white school. She's the only one of her friends to go to this new school ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Ring of Honor

    Series 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

  • Sent

    Series series The Missing
    Jonah and Chip have barely adjusted to the discovery that they are actually the missing children of history when a time purist named JB sends them, along with Katherine and Alex, hurtling back in time to 1483. JB promises that if they can fix history, they can all return to their present-day lives. Now Chip and Alex have to reclaim their true identities—as the king and prince of England. But ... Read more

    $8.99 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

  • Poison in the Colony

    James Town 1622

    by Elisa Carbone ...
    The fascinating companion title to the award-winning historical novel Blood on the River: James Town 1607.After the colony of James Town is founded in 1607. After Captain John Smith establishes trade with the Native Americans. After Pocahontas befriends the colonists. After early settlers both thrive and die in this new world . . . a girl is born. Virginia.Virginia Laydon, an infant at the end of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Brooklyn Nine

    by Alan M. Gratz ...
    1845: Felix Schneider, an immigrant from Germany, cheers the New York Knickerbockers as they play Three-Out, All-Out.1908: Walter Snider, batboy for the Brooklyn Superbas, arranges a team tryout for a black pitcher by pretending he is Cuban.1945: Kat Snider of Brooklyn plays for the Grand Rapids Chicks in the All-American Girls Baseball League.1981: Michael Flint fi nds himself pitching a perfect ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $6.99 USD

  • Mission Hindenburg (The 39 Clues: Doublecross, Book 2)

    Series Book 2 - The 39 Clues: Doublecross
    Never turn your back on the Cahills . . . The most powerful family history has ever known returns with a vengeance in The 39 Clues: Doublecross!The Cahills are the world's most powerful family, but their strength is being tested. A sinister man calling himself The Outcast has targeted the family and set them an impossible test. He's recreating four of history's worst disasters and challenging the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Mission Hurricane (The 39 Clues: Doublecross, Book 3)

    by Jenny Goebel ...
    Series Book 3 - The 39 Clues: Doublecross
    EYE OF THE STORMThirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, know that a disaster is about to strike the world. They know they are the only ones who can stop it, and they know they may already be too late. The person behind the disaster is their own relative, a man who calls himself the Outcast. He's already recreated two of history's worst disasters, and is only biding his time before ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Forge

    Series series Seeds of America
    “One of the best novels they have ever read.” —Kirkus ReviewsCurzon navigates the dangers of being a runaway slave in this keenly felt second novel in in the historical middle grade The Seeds of America trilogy from acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson.Blistering winds. Bitter cold. And the hope of a new future.The Patriot Army was shaped and strengthened by the desperate circumstances of the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Throwback: The Chaos Loop

    Series Book 2 - Throwback
    Peter Lerangis, the New York Times bestselling author of the Seven Wonders and Max Tilt series, returns with the second installment of his electrifying trilogy about a boy who discovers that he alone can alter the course of history.Ever since Corey Fletcher found out that he’s the world’s first “throwback,” with the power to not only visit history, but change it, he’s been spending as much time in ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Winter of Red Snow: The Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777 (Dear America)

    Series series Dear America
    Critically acclaimed author Kristiana Gregory's award-winning THE WINTER OF RED SNOW is now back in print with a gorgeous new package!Eleven-year-old Abigail Jane Stewart's fictionalized diary about her life, family, friends, and neighbors, and the sides they have to choose in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, during the height of the Revolutionary War, renders a vivid portrayal of one of the most ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Dog Diaries #11: Tiny Tim (Dog Diaries Special Edition)

    by Kate Klimo ...
    Illustrated by Tim Jessell ...
    Series Book 11 - Dog Diaries
    Charles Dickens' Havanese sheds light on the writing of A Christmas Carol in this Dog Diaries Special Edition!Like the Spirit of Christmas Past, Timber—aka Tiny Tim—journeys from Victorian England to the present to reveal what life was life for the man who "invented" Christmas! Given as a gift to Dickens during a book tour, small, shaggy "ridiculous" Timber became the great writer's constant ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Velvet Room

    Finding a special place where you can be at peace is difficult—but holding onto it is even harderThe last three years of Robin Williams’s life have been very difficult. She’s had to move with her large, poor family multiple times as her father seeks jobs as a migrant worker. Now, her father has a new job at the McCurdy Ranch and Robin often wanders off in order to cope with the constant change and ... Read more

    $6.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Escape From Home (Beyond the Western Sea #1)

    by Avi ...
    Series Book 1 - Beyond the Western Sea
    Avi's suspense-filled, seafaring adventure gets a bold new package!It's 1851. Fifteen-year-old Maura O'Connell and her twelve-year-old brother Patrick are about to set sail on an epic voyage to America to flee the brutal poverty of Ireland and to be reunited with their father.Eleven-year-old Laurence Kirkle, the son of an English lord, runs away from home to escape his cruel older brother and ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Shield Ring

    Bjorn and Frytha share a bond, both orphans and survivors of Norman attacks on their homes in the Lake country. Growing up together in Jarl Buthar's Norse stronghold, they become fast friends, with Bjorn dreaming of becoming a harper like his father.As they come of age within this secret fortress, they hear word of the Norman attacks beyond their walls, drawing ever closer to the safety of their ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Sawdust in His Shoes

    Award-winner: Author is a 3-time Newbery Honor winner.Nostalgia market: Classic literature in a classic package appeals to gift buyers and fans of childhood read-aloud titles.Northwest regional interest: Author lived in Oregon, where the story takes place. ... Read more

    $7.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Uprising

    #1 New York Times bestselling author of Iceberg, Jennifer A. Nielsen inspires readers with a brand-new thriller based on the remarkable true story of a young Polish girl who bravely fought, participating in the Warsaw city uprising, and took a stand in the name of freedom.Twelve-year-old Lidia is outside her grandfather's house when planes fly overhead, bearing the Nazi cross on each wing. Before ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Light in the Forest

    An adventurous story of a frontier boy raised by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic.When John Cameron Butler was a child, he was captured in a raid on the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted by the great warrrior Cuyloga. Renamed True Son, he came to think of himself as fully Indian. But eleven years later his tribe, the Lenni Lenape, has signed a treaty with the white ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Caught

    Series series The Missing
    Jonah and Katherine come face to face with Albert Einstein in the fifth book of the New York Times bestselling The Missing series.Jonah and Katherine are accustomed to traveling through time, but when learn they next have to return Albert Einstein’s daughter to history, they think it’s a joke—they’ve only heard of his sons. But it turns out that Albert Einstein really did have a daughter, Lieserl, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD