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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Offici...
by , Jack Thorne

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><b>The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</b></p><p>It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.</p><p>While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.</p><p>The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.</p><p>This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</p>
JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life: #PeaceOutHaterz
by JoJo Siwa

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<DIV>You might recognize firecracker JoJo Siwa from <I>Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition</I>, or maybe you fell in love with her on <I>Dance Moms</I>. JoJo’s nonfiction middle-grade debut is the next generation’s version of a real life Cinderella story: Nebraska girl becomes Hollywood’s belle of the ball, thanks to her spunky attitude and creative drive. Through the lens of JoJo’s personal experience and playful voice, she digs into themes such as finding your passion, keeping strong in the face of adversity, appreciating your individualism, the importance of being loyal, and never giving up. Most of all, JoJo’s story is meant to inspire young girls to find the courage and confidence to go after their dreams. Go Siwanatorz!<BR />  </DIV>
JoJo's Guide to Making Your Own Fun: #DoItYourself (JoJo Siwa)
by JoJo Siwa

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<DIV>Do you like trying new things? Do you like having fun? And most of all . . . do you like JoJo Siwa? If the answer to any of the above is yes, you’re in luck! JoJo Siwa offers fans her best, most engaging book ever—jam-packed with inspiration for every day.  Formatted as a back-to-school book with a year’s worth of activities for rainy days, birthday parties, days at the beach, and everything in between, this interactive book will provide dozens of ideas to jump-start the creative brain. Making slime, crafting the best friendship bracelets, and planning a mother-daughter spa day at home are just a few things JoJo loves—and wants you to enjoy, too.<BR />  </DIV>
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

November 18, 2016

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<p>When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...</p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><p>Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, <em>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay</em> marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader’s bookshelf.</p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><p><em>The film</em> Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them <em>had its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.</em></p>
The One and Only Ivan
by Katherine Applegate

Language

English

Pages

325

Publication Date

January 17, 2012

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<p><strong>Soon to be a major motion picture!</strong></p><p><strong>Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestseller</strong></p><p>This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. </p><p>Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes.</p><p><em>The One and Only Ivan</em> was hailed as a best book of the year by <em>Kirkus</em>, <em>School Library Journal</em>, and Amazon, demonstrating it is a true classic in the making.</p><p>In the tradition of timeless stories like <em>Charlotte's Web</em> and <em>Stuart Little</em>, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope. An author's note depicts the differences between the fictional story and true events.</p><p><strong>Plus don't miss Katherine Applegate's Endling series!</strong></p>
Drama
by Raina Telgemeier

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

July 29, 2014

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From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of <i>Smile</i> and <i>Sisters</i>!<br /><br />Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of <i>Moon over Mississippi</i>, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department's stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn't know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!
Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)
by Jeff Kinney

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

November 01, 2016

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<div>The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.”<BR>  <BR> As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle.<BR>  <BR> When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles?<BR></div>
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
by E.L. Konigsburg

Language

English

Pages

188

Publication Date

December 21, 2010

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2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic <i>From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler</i>.<BR> <BR>When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run <i>from</i> somewhere, she wants to run <i>to</i> somewhere -- to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and, preferably, elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing that her younger brother Jamie has money and thus can help her with a serious cash-flow problem, she invites him along.<BR> <BR>Once settled into the museum, Claudia and Jamie find themselves caught up in the mystery of an angel statue that the museum purchased at auction for a bargain price of $225. The statue is possibly an early work of the Renaissance master, Michelangelo, and therefore worth millions. Is it? Or isn't it? Claudia is determined to find out. Her quest leads her to Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the remarkable old woman who sold the statue, and to some equally remarkable discoveries about herself.
JoJo Loves BowBow: A Day in the Life of the World's Cutest Canine...
by JoJo Siwa

Language

English

Pages

64

Publication Date

July 17, 2018

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<DIV>Not only is JoJo Siwa a YouTube celebrity and social media phenomenon, but so is her beloved pooch! Named for JoJo’s iconic fashion bows, BowBow Siwa is a superstar in her own right, with more than one million Instagram followers! BowBow has her own stuffed animal likeness, and she and her dog-mom, JoJo, are dedicated to sparkles, bows, and everything cute. This photographic, full-color gift book will feature never-before-seen shots of BowBow and JoJo, giving fans an exclusive insiders’ peek into the dazzling duo’s daily lives. A perfect gift item, JoJo Loves BowBow will charm Siwanatorz and followers of Instagram-famous pups alike.<BR />  </DIV>
The Wednesday Wars
by Gary D. Schmidt

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 18, 2009

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<P>In this Newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero.<I> The Wednesday Wars </I>is a wonderfully witty and compelling story about a teenage boy’s mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967–68 school year in Long Island, New York. <BR><BR>Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher, Mrs. Baker, while the rest of the class has religious instruction. Mrs. Baker doesn’t like Holling—he’s sure of it. Why else would she make him read the plays of William Shakespeare outside class? But everyone has bigger things to worry about, like Vietnam. His father wants Holling and his sister to be on their best behavior: the success of his business depends on it. But how can Holling stay out of trouble when he has so much to contend with? A bully demanding cream puffs; angry rats; and a baseball hero signing autographs the very same night Holling has to appear in a play in yellow tights! As fate sneaks up on him again and again, Holling finds Motivation—the Big M—in the most unexpected places and musters up the courage to embrace his destiny, in spite of himself.

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