There Was a Tree

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Published: 2012-10-11

ISBN: 9780399257414

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books

Synopsis

A favorite children’s song becomes a colorful book filled with African wildlifeAlso known as "The Green Grass Grew All Around," this popular song has been recorded by artists from Barney to Captain Kangaroo. Now "the prettiest tree that you ever did see" is a lovely acacia tree, where a baby starling is just about to hatch. Rachel Isadora gives children a fun, easy way to follow along with the cumulative lyrics by using rebus icons for the repeated words, as she did with 12 Days of Christmas. Sheet music is also included, making this irresistible fun!

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Price: $16.99


Lights, Camera, Cassidy: Drama

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Published: 2012-09-13

ISBN: 9780142418178

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

There’s drama down under when Cassidy and crew visit Australia!G’day mates! Cassidy and the crew of When in Rome get a hearty dose of Australian hospitality when they head to Melbourne to film an episode of the show. But while Cass is starting to get used to her celebrity status, she’s not sure she likes it when she realizes that most of the fans seem more interested in Logan than in her. At the same time, there seem to be a lot of technical glitches interfering with filming. What’s going on? And can Cass get over her jealousy and help figure it out before it’s too late?

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Price: $6.99


Hands Around the Library

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Published: 2012-08-30

ISBN: 9780803737471

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dial

Synopsis

The inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library, from a New York Times bestselling illustratorIn January 2011, in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt’s students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined hands, forming a human chain to protect the building. They chanted "We love you, Egypt!" as they stood together for the freedom the library represented.Illustrated with Susan L. Roth’s stunning collages, this amazing true story demonstrates how the love of books

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Price: $16.99


Strega Nona's Harvest

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Published: 2012-08-16

ISBN: 9780142423387

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

A charming celebration of autumn’s bounty by perennial favorite Tomie dePaolaTomie dePaola’s beloved Strega Nona is back in a colorful picture book, perfect for fall and the changing seasons. With beautiful illustrations reminiscent of the artwork that won Tomie dePaola the Caldecott Honor for the original Strega Nona, this celebration of harvest and gardening will make the perfect addition to any Strega Nona collection.

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Price: $7.99


The Insomniacs

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Published: 2012-08-16

ISBN: 9780399256653

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Synopsis

The wonder of nighttime comes to life in this breathtaking debutWhen the Insomniacs move twelve time zones away for Mrs. Insomniac’s new job, the family has an impossible time adapting to the change. They try everything to fall asleep at night–take hot baths, count to one thousand, sip mugs of milk–but nothing helps. Venturing out into the dark, they learn there is a whole world still awake and a beauty in their new and unconventional schedule.Ideal for bedtime reading, this gorgeous and lyrical story celebrates nighttime’s mystery and magic.

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Price: $16.99


Episode Three: Hacked

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Published: 2012-06-14

ISBN: 9780142418161

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

The spotlight is back on as Cassidy and crew hit the rain forest of Costa Rica!Cassidy is thrilled when the time comes for her and Logan to start filming publicity spots for their parents’ TV show in Costa Rica. But there’s a damper on her sunshiny outlook when she realizes that Logan is less than thrilled at being in front of the camera. Even worse, she soon discovers that someone has hacked into her blog and is posting some pretty negative things–jeopardizing her whole role on the show. Can Cassidy enlist Logan’s help and figure out what’s going on–before it’s lights out for Lights, Camera,

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Price: $6.99


Bravo, Grace!

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Published: 2011-09-15

ISBN: 9780142418505

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Mary Hoffman has written more than 70 books for children, and her powers of observation bring vitality and humour to all her stories and retellings. Her previous titles for Dorling Kindersley include Henry’s Baby and A First Bible Story Book. Her best-known picture books are Amazing Grace, Three Wise Women, and An Angel Just Like Me. Mary lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and they have three daughters. The girls were brought up on myths and legends, of which Mary and her husband have an extensive collection.

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Price: $5.99


Encore, Grace!

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Published: 2011-09-15

ISBN: 9780142418543

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Mary Hoffman has written more than 70 books for children, and her powers of observation bring vitality and humour to all her stories and retellings. Her previous titles for Dorling Kindersley include Henry’s Baby and A First Bible Story Book. Her best-known picture books are Amazing Grace, Three Wise Women, and An Angel Just Like Me. Mary lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and they have three daughters. The girls were brought up on myths and legends, of which Mary and her husband have an extensive collection.

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Price: $5.99


Island's End

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Published: 2011-08-04

ISBN: 9780399250996

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Synopsis

From the acclaimed author of Climbing the Stairs comes a fascinating story set on a remote island untouched by time. Uido is ecstatic about becoming her tribe’s spiritual leader, but her new position brings her older brother’s jealousy and her best friend’s mistrust. And looming above these troubles are the recent visits of strangers from the mainland who have little regard for nature or the spirits, and tempt the tribe members with gifts, making them curious about modern life. When Uido’s little brother falls deathly ill, she must cross the ocean and seek their help. Having now seen so many new

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Price: $16.99


Rikers High

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Published: 2011-02-17

ISBN: 9780142417782

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Speak

Synopsis

It started out as an innocent day for Martin, but it quickly turned into his worst nightmare-arrested for something he didn’t even mean to do. And five months later, he is still locked up in jail on Rikers Island. Just when things couldn’t get worse, Martin gets caught in a fight between two prisoners, and his face is slashed. He’s scarred forever, but one good thing comes from the attack-Martin is transferred to a part of Rikers where inmates must attend high school. When he meets his caring and understanding teacher, will Martin open up and learn from his situation? Or will he be consumed by

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Price: $7.99


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