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  • Ruby Finley vs. the Interstellar Invasion

    Ruby Finley vs. the Interstellar Invasion is a backyard adventure-mystery by debut children’s author K. Tempest Bradford, perfect for fans of Clean Getaway, The Last Last Day of Summer, and Sideways School.Eleven-year-old Ruby is a Black girl who loves studying insects and would do just about anything to be an entomologist, much to the grossed-out dismay of her Gramma. Ruby knows everything there ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Tristan Strong Destroys the World (Volume 2)

    by Kwame Mbalia ...
    series Tristan Strong Novel, A
    Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling and award-winning Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia.Tristan Strong, just back from a victorious but exhausting adventure in Alke, the land of African American folk heroes and African gods, is suffering from PTSD. But there's no rest for the weary when his grandmother is abducted by a mysterious villain ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

    Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers)

    by Trevor Noah ...
    The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, shares his personal story and the injustices he faced while growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this New York Times bestselling young readers' adaptation of his adult memoir.“A piercing reminder that every mad life--even yours--could end up a masterpiece." --JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling authorWe do ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Amari and the Great Game

    by B. B. Alston ...
    Book 2 - Supernatural Investigations
    Sequel to the New York Times bestseller Amari and the Night Brothers!Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this magical second book in the New York Times and Indie bestselling Supernatural Investigations trilogy—perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor.After finding her brother and saving the entire supernatural world, Am... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story

    by Andrea Warren ...
    Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share their stories. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train. ... Read more

    $9.99 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 Holly-day After

    Illustrated by Masha Klot ...
    Have you ever wondered what happens after Santa delivers the last gift?In this story you can join Santa, and his family, as they celebrate their traditions in the North Pole. Help Santa's nieces and nephews as they cook up an amazing pancake feast. Bundle up and head outside to help them plant their future Holly-day After trees. After all, the traditions we start today can live on forever!Cozy up ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Assignment

    Rescue

    by Varian Fry ...
    Marseilles, France…August, 1940 The Gestapo's blacklist was thousands of names long…How many people could he get out before Hitler sealed the frontiers? Varian Fry didn't know any more about being an undercover agent than what he'd seen in the movies. But, he was the one man who could get into Vichy France, where thousands of people had fled Hitler's Germany. Unless he could get them out, they'd ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Satch & Me

    by Dan Gutman ...
    series Baseball Card Adventures
    "You wanna know who threw the fastest pitch ever?"Many baseball players claim that Satchel Paige was the fastest pitcher in the history of the game. Stosh and his coach, Flip Valentini, are on a mission to find out. With radar gun in tow, they travel back to 1942 and watch Satch pitch to power hitter Josh Gibson in the Negro League World Series. They soon learn that everything about Satch is fast ... Read more

    $7.49 USD

  • Beyond Magenta

    Transgender and Nonbinary Teens Speak Out

    by Susan Kuklin ...
    A 2015 Stonewall Honor BookA groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Loyola Kids Book of Saints

    by Amy Welborn ...
    Illustrated by Ansgar Holmberg ...
    Book of SaintsWho are the saints, why are the lives of saints important for children, and what can children learn from lives and actions? In Loyola Kids Book of Saints, the first in the Loyola Kids series, best-selling author Amy Welborn answers these questions with exciting and inspiring stories, real-life applications, and important information about these heroes of the church. This inspiring ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Secret Saturdays

    Read Torrey Maldonado's posts on the Penguin Blog and the new Penguin Community.A poignant look into one fatherless twelve-year-old’s struggles with friendship and trust.Sean is Justin’s best friend, at least Justin thought he was. But lately Sean has been acting differently. Sean’s been telling lies, getting into trouble at school, and hanging out with a tougher crowd, even getting into fights. ... Read more

    $7.99 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

    $6.99 USD

  • Dumpling Days

    by Grace Lin ...
    Book 3 - A Pacy Lin Novel
    A fresh new look for this modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the MoonPacy is back! The beloved heroine of The Year of the Dog and The Year of the Rat has returned in a brand new story. This summer, Pacy's family is going to Taiwan for an entire month to visit family and prepare for their grandmother's 60th birthday celebration. Pacy's ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Gauntlet

    by Karuna Riazi ...
    A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that’s a steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair.Nothing can prepare you for The Gauntlet…It didn’t look dangerous, exactly. When twelve-year-old Farah first laid eyes on the old ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Chains

    series The Seeds of America Trilogy
    From acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson comes this compelling first novel in the historical middle grade The Seeds of America trilogy that shows the lengths we can go to cast off our chains, both physical and spiritual.As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Julieta and the Diamond Enigma

    New Visions Award Winner, Tu BooksFrom the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Merci Suarez in this smart young middle-grade mystery about a diamond gone missing from the Louvre and the sweet and spunky girl who cracks the case.Nine-year-old Julieta is finally about to put a purple pin in her family's world traveling map! She's off to Paris to help her art-handler dad collect pieces ... Read more

    $18.95 USD

  • Belle

    Belle Palmer is finally free! Separated from her father on the harrowing escape, Belle is lost and alone until she finds shelter with the Bests, the first free family she’s ever known. For the first time in her sixteen years, Belle can speak her mind—except for her feelings for a certain dark-eyed young man—The Beau.Educated and handsome, at eighteen, Daniel Best is engaged to the prettiest (if a ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Just Right Jillian

    In this heartfelt middle grade novel from debut author Nicole D. Collier, fifth grader Jillian must learn to speak and break free of her shell to enter her school's academic competition and keep her promise to her grandmother.Fifth grader Jillian will do just about anything to blend in, including staying quiet even when she has the right answer. After she loses a classroom competition because she ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • A Thousand Questions

    by Saadia Faruqi ...
    Set against the backdrop of Karachi, Pakistan, Saadia Faruqi’s tender and honest middle grade novel tells the story of two girls navigating a summer of change and family upheaval with kind hearts, big dreams, and all the right questions.Mimi is not thrilled to be spending her summer in Karachi, Pakistan, with grandparents she’s never met. Secretly, she wishes to find her long-absent father, and ... Read more

    $7.49 USD

  • Under the Same Sky

    A teenager discovers racism and romance on his father's farmFor his fourteenth birthday, Joe Pedersen wants a motorbike that costs nearly a thousand dollars. But his mom says the usual birthday gift is fifty dollars, and his dad wants Joe to earn the rest of the money himself and "find out what a real day's work feels like." Angry that his father doesn't think he's up to the job, Joe joins the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Volume 1)

    by Kwame Mbalia ...
    series Tristan Strong Novel, A
    Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.Seventh grader Tristan Strong feels anything but strong ever since he failed to save his best friend when they were in a bus accident together. All he has left of Eddie is the journal his friend wrote ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • For the Duration

    The War Years

    by Tomie dePaola ...
    Illustrated by Tomie dePaola ...
    Book 8 - 26 Fairmount Avenue
    Tomie keeps hearing the phrase, ?For the duration.? Gas is being rationed ?for the duration.? The Fourth of July fireworks will be the last show ?for the duration.? So many things will be different as long as the war goes on, but much of Tomie?s life goes on as usual. He?s excited about starring in a dance recital, taking the bus around town all by himself, and having his first Communion. But ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?

    Illustrated by Gregory Copeland ...
    series What Was?
    Travel back to the time when the mighty dinosaurs ruled the earth.The Age of Dinosaurs began about 250 million years ago. In the beginning they were quite small but over time they evolved into the varied and fascinating creatures that captivate our imaginations today. What we know about dinosaurs is evolving, too! We've learned that some dinosaurs were good parents, that dinosaurs could grow new ... Read more

    $5.99 USD