Frozen Stiff #ad - The taste of freedom is soon tainted when Cody's kayak is lost on the rising tide, washing away her life vest and precious supplies. While their mothers are in Juneau picking up supplies for Yakutat Lodge, the cousins sneak off in an old pickup. A sense that someone is following them adds to the formidable danger.
Wild WingsAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - She won’t share the fish, but does share something else: a secret. She’s discovered a rare endangered bird, it, an Osprey, and it’s clear to both her and Callum that if anyone finds out about the bird, and its species, is likely doomed. No matter what. Set against the dramatic landscapes of scotland and West Africa, this is a story of unlikely friendships, the wonders of the wild—and the everyday leaps of faith that set our souls to flight.
This “vividly imagined and well-written novel” booklist, starred review tells a gripping story about a boy from Scotland and a girl from West Africa who join together to save a migrating Osprey—and end up saving each other. When callum spots crazy iona mcNair on his family’s sprawling property, she’s catching a fish with her bare hands.
Wild Wings #ad - Poachers, so iona and callum vow to keep track of the bird and check her migratory progress using the code a preservationist tagged on her ankle, egg thieves, and wild weather are just some of the threats, no matter what. But when one of them can no longer keep the promise, it’s up to the other to do it for them both.
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Running Out of TimeSimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - In the world outside, medicine exists that can cure the dread disease, and Jessie's mother is sending her on a dangerous mission to bring back help. Can she get help before the children of Clifton, and Jessie herself, run out of time? Used book in Good Condition. Run for your life jessie lives with her family in the frontier village of Clifton, Indiana, in 1840 -- or so she believes.
Running Out of Time #ad - When diphtheria strikes the village and the children of Clifton start dying, Jessie's mother reveals a shocking secret -- it's actually 1996, and they are living in a reconstructed village that serves as a tourist site. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. But beyond the walls of clifton, Jessie discovers a world even more alien and threatening than she could have imagined, and soon she finds her own life in jeopardy.
The Kite FightersClarion Books #ad - Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. This touching and suspenseful story, filled with the authentic detail and flavor of traditional Korean kite fighting, brings a remarkable setting vividly to life. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, but his younger brother, Young-sup, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself.
Their combined skills attract the notice of Korea's young king, who chooses Young-sup to fly the royal kite in the New Year kite-flying competition--an honor that is also an awesome responsibility. In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Although tradition decrees, and the boys' father insists, that the older brother represent the family, both brothers know that this time the family's honor is best left in Young-sup's hands.
The Kite Fighters #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. Author'S Note.
The Trouble with Tuck: The Inspiring Story of a Dog Who Triumphs Against All OddsYearling #ad - Twice he even saved her life. Now it's Helen's turn. Available for the first time in a yearling edition, inspiring story of a dog who triumphs against all odds, the classic, by the bestselling author of The Cay. Helen adored her beautiful golden Labrador from the first moment he was placed in her arms, a squirming fat sausage of creamy yellow fur.
He guarded her through the long, scary hours of the dark night. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition. Together they fight the chain that holds him and threatens to break his spirit, until Helen comes up with a solution so new, so daring, there's no way it can fail. No one can say exactly when Tuck began to go blind.
The Trouble with Tuck: The Inspiring Story of a Dog Who Triumphs Against All Odds #ad - As her best friend, friar Tuck waited daily for Helen to come home from school and play. But from that day on, tuck's trouble--and how to cope with it--becomes the focus of Helen's life. Probably the light began to fail for him long before the alarming day when he raced after some cats and crashed through the screen door, apparently never seeing it.
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A Crooked Kind of PerfectHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - All she needs is a baby grand so she can start her lessons, and then she'll be well on her way to Carnegie Hall. But when dad ventures to the music store and ends up with a wheezy organ instead of a piano, Zoe's dreams hit a sour note. She can practically feel the keys under her flying fingers; she can hear the audience's applause.
Learning the organ versions of old TV theme songs just isn't the same as mastering Beethoven on the piano. And the organ isn't the only part of zoe's life in michigan that's off-kilter, Dad afraid to leave the house, what with Mom constantly at work, and that odd boy, Wheeler Diggs, following her home from school every day.
A Crooked Kind of Perfect #ad - Yet when zoe enters the annual perform-o-Rama organ competition, she finds that life is full of surprises—and that perfection may be even better when it's just a little off center. Houghton Mifflin. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Ten-year-old Zoe Elias has perfect piano dreams. Used book in Good Condition.
Midnight RiderMargaret K. McElderry Books #ad - In boston, not only does hannah begin secret meetings with the Sons of Liberty disguised as a boy, as disagreements between the Whigs and the Tories run high and Americans prepare for revolution, but she is also reunited with Promise. Houghton Mifflin. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Together with her beloved horse, Hannah takes a bold step to join the fight for freedom and sets off on a dangerous mission.
Midnight Rider #ad - Will she and promise succeed? Used book in Good Condition. Fourteen-year-old hannah is an orphan living with her cruel aunt Phoebe in Salem, Massachusetts. Hannah recently lost her mother, and now her only comfort is her horse, Promise. But when her money-hungry aunt sells the horse and then indentures Hannah to the Boston family of a British general, Hannah vows to retrieve Promise at all costs, and join the fight for freedom.
The Secret SchoolHmh Books for Young Readers #ad - Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Her only hope is to keep the school open without anyone finding out. Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. More than anything, Ida Bidson wants to become a teacher. Ida can't be it. But her dream falters when the one-room school in her remote Colorado town shuts down.
The Secret School #ad - . To do that, she must finish eighth grade, then go on to high school. Yet even a secret school needs a teacher. Or can she?in the spirit of the true confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Newbery Medal winner Avi creates an inspiring story of a headstrong girl determined to control her own destiny. Hmh books for Young Readers.
A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of HomeKatherine Tegen Books #ad - While enjoying this sweet amd appealing story, young readers will also learn about nineteenth-century plantation life and the famous naturalist who was known for his paintings of birds and American wildlife. A fanciful history lesson for middle graders, featuring a charming mouse named Celeste. Celeste is a mouse who is looking for a home.
Katherine Tegen Books. Hmh books for Young Readers. Houghton Mifflin. Is it nestled in the toe of a warm boot? in the shirt pocket of celeste’s new friend joseph? or is home the place deep inside Celeste’s heart, where friendships live?Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of black-and-white drawings, A Nest for Celeste is a short novel that tells the story a mouse living in the 1800s and his friendship with John James Audubon’s young apprentice.
A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers.
The Sword in the Tree Trophy Chapter BookHarperCollins #ad - The result is another delightful book for his wide audience of young readers. He met noble knights in plumed helmets, and eventually he even made a trip to high-towered Camelot. Used book in Good Condition. Paul galdone's vigorous illustrations are as evocative as the text. Katherine Tegen Books. In the days of king Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle.
Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. It creates a vivid picture of the Knights of the Round Table and the wisdom of King Arthur himself. Mr. The days that followed were filled with adventures that tried the courage of the young boy. Shan was surprised by bearded robbers in the woods. Houghton Mifflin. His story is filled with the pageantry and color of England in King Arthur's time.
The Sword in the Tree Trophy Chapter Book #ad - Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness. It was then that shan, the son of Lord Weldon, took on the duties of a knight and hid the sword in the hollow of the giant oak. Hmh books for Young Readers. Bulla captures the spirit of those romantic days in a straightforward, exciting manner.
Tuesdays at the CastleBloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. HarperCollins. But when king and queen glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.
Don't miss these other stories from new york times bestselling author jessica day george:the rose legacy seriesthe rose legacyTuesdays at the Castle seriesTuesdays at the CastleWednesdays in the TowerThursdays with the CrownFridays with the WizardsSaturdays at SeaDragon Slippers seriesDragon SlippersDragon FlightDragon SpearThe Twelve Dancing Princesses seriesPrincess of the Midnight BallPrincess of GlassPrincess of the Silver WoodsSun and Moon, Ice and SnowSilver in the Blood Used book in Good Condition.
Tuesdays at the Castle #ad - Katherine Tegen Books. Bloomsbury u S A Children s Books. Houghton Mifflin. That's because on tuesdays the Castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. See where it all began with the start to Jessica Day George's bestselling series about a castle that can rebuild itself and the children who defend it.
Tuesdays at castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. Hmh books for Young Readers.