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  • The Greatest: Muhammad Ali (Scholastic Focus)

    An inspiring biography of Muhammad Ali from the legendary Walter Dean Myers, reissued under Scholastic Focus for a new generation.From his childhood in the segregated South to his final fight with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali never backed down. He was banned from boxing during his prime because he refused to fight in Vietnam. He became a symbol of the antiwar movement - and a defender of ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Olympians vs. Titans

    An Interactive Mythological Adventure

    series You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths
    What happens when the mighty god Zeus and the Titan ruler Cronus battle to reign over the world? War rages, as seas boil and mountains crumble. The sky roars with the wrath of gods. Whose side will you be on? Do you have what it takes to be victorious? Full-page illustrations, interactive stories, and multiple endings transport you back to ancient Greece and into the battle between the Olympian ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Far North

    by Will Hobbs ...
    From the window of the small floatplane, fifteen-year-old Gabe Rogers is getting his first look at Canada's magnificent Northwest Territories with Raymond Providence, his roommate from boarding school. Below is the spectacular Nahanni River -- wall-to-wall whitewater racing between sheer cliffs and plunging over Virginia Falls. The pilot sets the plane down on the lake-like surface of the upper ... Read more

    $6.99 USD $5.99 USD

  • Bravo!

    Poems About Amazing Hispanics

    Illustrated by Rafael López ...
    Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot—the Latinos featured in Bravo!, from author Margarita Engle and illustrator Rafael López, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds.Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!Biographical poems include: Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • My Papi Has a Motorcycle

    Illustrated by Zeke Peña ...
    A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.But as the sun sets purple-blue-gold behind Daisy Ramona and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • Thunder Rolling in the Mountains

    by Scott O'Dell ...
    Through the eyes of a brave and in****dependent young woman, Scott O'Dell tells of the tragic defeat of the Nez Perce**,** a classic tale of cruelty, betrayal, and heroism.This powerful account of the tragic defeat of the Nez Perce Indians in 1877 by the United States Army is narrated by Chief Joseph's strong and brave daughter.When Sound of Running Feet first sees white settlers on Nez Perce land ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Esperanza Renace (Esperanza Rising) (Scholastic Gold)

    Translated by Nuria Molinero ...
    A Mexican "Grapes of Wrath," based on a family story, from the award-winning author Pam Muñoz Ryan.Esperanza pensaba que siempre viviría con su familia en su rancho en México, y que siempre tendía hermosos vestidos y una linda casa llena de sirvientes. Pero una tragedia inesperada las obliga a ella y a su madre a escapar a California en la época de la Gran Depresión, y a asentarse en un campamento ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Scarface

    by Andre Norton ...
    Few authors have achieved such renown as World Fantasy Life Achievement honoree and Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master Andre Norton. With the love of readers and the praise of critics, Norton’s books have sold millions of copies worldwide.In Scarface, Andre Norton tells the story of a swashbuckling adventure with a pirate crew on the Spanish Main!The boy Scarface watched the lights of ... Read more

    $3.99 USD $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fault Lines in the Constitution

    The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today

    A noted children's nonfiction author and one of the nation's foremost constitutional scholars team up to create an essential book on the United States Constitution for everyone grappling with today's most urgent political issues.Many of the political issues we struggle with today have their roots in one place—the U.S. Constitution. Fault Lines in the Constitution takes readers back to the creation ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • My Brother, My Sister, and I

    The author of the critically acclaimed SO FAR FROM THE BAMBOO GROVE continues her autobiography, describing the hardships, poverty, tragedies, and struggles of life for her and her two older siblings, living as refugees in post-World War II Japan. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • So Far from the Bamboo Grove

    In the final days of World War II, Koreans were determined to take back control of their country from the Japanese and end the suffering caused by the Japanese occupation. As an eleven-year-old girl living with her Japanese family in northern Korea, Yoko is suddenly fleeing for her life with her mother and older sister, Ko, trying to escape to Japan, a country Yoko hardly knows.Their journey is ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Brown Girl Dreaming

    A New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award WinnerJacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Red at the Bone*, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.*Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Queer History of the United States for Young People

    Book 1 - ReVisioning History for Young People
    Named one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 by School Library JournalQueer history didn’t start with Stonewall. This book explores how LGBTQ people have always been a part of our national identity, contributing to the country and culture for over 400 years.It is crucial for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth to know their history. But this history is not easy to find since it ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Positive

    A Memoir

    An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators—a brave, visceral work that will save lives and resonate deeply.Paige Rawl has been HIV positive since birth, but growing up, she never felt like her illness defined her.On an unremarkable day in middle school, she ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Land

    The son of a prosperous landowner and a former slave, Paul-Edward Logan is unlike any other boy he knows. His white father has acknowledged him and raised him openly-something unusual in post-Civil War Georgia. But as he grows into a man he learns that life for someone like him is not easy. Black people distrust him because he looks white. White people discriminate against him when they learn of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Radium Girls: Young Readers' Edition

    The Scary but True Story of the Poison that Made People Glow in the Dark

    by Kate Moore ...
    Explore the unbelievable true story of America's glowing girls and their fight for justice in the young readers edition of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller The Radium Girls. This enthralling new edition includes all-new material, including a glossary, timeline, and dozens of bonus photos.Amid the excitement of the early twentieth century, hundreds of young women spend their days hard at ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • All Boys Aren't Blue

    A Memoir-Manifesto

    In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson's All Boys Aren't Blue explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia.A New York Times Bestseller!Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, Today Show, and MSNBC feature storiesFrom the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Asia Civilizations - Ancient to 1800 AD

    by Lim SK ...
    This book features the empires and civilizations that sprang out of the five regions of Asia – West Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. Let’s take a journey through time and space to the five Asian regions and discover the great conquerors of the ancient land. Explore how these civilizations have influenced the world we live in today and thus, gain a better understanding ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Who Was Salvador Dalí?

    Illustrated by Gregory Copeland ...
    series Who Was?
    Learn about the fascinating career of surrealist Salvador Dalí from his early life in Spain through his public life as an internationally famous artist in this exciting addition to the #1 New York Times Best-Selling series.Most famous for his surrealist painting The Persistence of Memory and its melting clocks, Salvador Dalí combined his dreamlike ideas with his excellent technical skills to ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids

    His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities and Thought Experiments

    by Jerome Pohlen ...
    series For Kids series
    Best known for his general theory of relativity and the famous equation linking mass and energy, E = mc², Albert Einstein had a lasting impact on the world of science, the extent of which is illuminated—along with his fascinating life and unique personality—in this lively history. In addition to learning all about Einstein's important contributions to science, from proving the existence and size ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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 $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Distance Between Us

    Young Reader Edition

    by Reyna Grande ...
    Award-winning author Reyna Grande shares her personal experience of crossing borders and cultures in this middle grade adaptation of her memoir, The Distance Between Us—“an important account of the many ways immigration impacts children” (Booklist, starred review).When her parents make the dangerous and illegal trek across the Mexican border in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings ... Read more

    $8.99 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 $6.99 USD

  • My Weird School Fast Facts: Explorers, Presidents, and Toilets

    by Dan Gutman ...
    Illustrated by Jim Paillot ...
    series My Weird School Fast Facts
    Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School!Did you know that the word “independence” never appears in the Declaration of Independence? Did you know that soldiers in World War I collected thousands of glowworms in jars to help them see at night?!Learn more weird-but-true U.S. history facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutman’s bestselling My Weird School series. This all-new series of ... Read more

    $5.99 USD