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Dungeon World 4: A Dungeon Core Experience
by Jonathan Brooks

Language

English

Pages

522

Publication Date

December 05, 2019

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In search for the townspeople of Gatecross and his Core Power Guild, Fred and his friends wind up in the city of Allroads – where they find more than they bargained for. After successfully breaking them all out of prison using his special abilities and creating a small dungeon underneath the city, his activity unfortunately gained the attention of the elemental Dungeon Core factions surrounding the large valley where the city was located.<br /><br />That’s because the city of Allroads was occupying the middle of what the Cores called a Convergence, an area of intense elemental concentration that produced an extraordinary amount of ambient Mana; those Convergences are protected and off-limits for any dungeons to possess, which was one of the reasons Fred gained the ire of the nearby Cores.<br /><br />Or, it could be because he destroyed three of their own…<br /><br />Regardless of the reason, Allroads is under siege, and Fred has to help defend the city from all seven of the elemental factions pressing against his territory border, prepare for potential invaders to his dungeon with the help of his Shards, and potentially figure out a way to save both species (Humans and Dungeon Cores) from extinction. <br /><br />And he has to do all of that while convincing the Allroads Council not to execute him for bringing all of this trouble to their literal doorstep…<br /><br />Contains LitRPG/GameLit elements such as statistics and leveling. No harems and no profanity.<br />
The Bad Seed
by Jory John

Language

English

Pages

45

Publication Date

May 08, 2018

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<p><strong>A <em>New York Times</em> bestseller!</strong></p><p><strong>An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Month</strong><strong> <strong>f</strong></strong><strong>rom</strong> <strong>the<em> New York Times </em>bestselling author of the Goodnight Already! series</strong></p><p>This is a book about a <em>bad seed</em>. <em>A baaaaaaaaaad seed. How bad? Do you </em><strong><em>really</em></strong><em> want to know? </em></p><p>He has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. He’s been bad since he can remember! This seed cuts in line every time, stares at everybody and never listens. But what happens when one mischievous little seed changes his mind about himself, and decides that he wants to be—happy?</p><p>With Jory John’s charming and endearing text and bold expressive illustrations by Pete Oswald, here is <em>The <em>Bad Seed</em></em>: a funny yet touching tale that reminds us of the remarkably transformative power of will, acceptance, and just being you. Perfect for readers young and old, <em>The</em> <em>Bad Seed </em>proves that positive change is possible for each and every one of us.</p>
Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition (Brian's Saga Book 1)
by Gary Paulsen

Language

English

Pages

220

Publication Date

August 21, 2009

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<b>Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel <i>Hatchet </i>with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. <i>Hatchet </i>has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s <i>The Great American Read.</i></b><br /><br />Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present.<br /> <br />At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13)
by Jeff Kinney

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

October 30, 2018

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When snow shuts down Greg Heffley’s middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson.<br />  <br /> It’s a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?
Zetta the Poinsettia
by Alma Hammond

Language

English

Pages

Publication Date

October 22, 2018

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<br /><b>Zetta is excited about the holidays!</b><br /><br /><b>But before she knows it, the festivities are all over. What will her purpose be then? </b><br /><br />Find out in this charming tale with beautiful illustrations and inspiring messages of self-esteem. Kids will rejoice with Zetta as she finds out she has worth beyond her season to shine.<br /><br /><ul><li>2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Inspirational Fiction.</li><li>Reading level 1 (beginner reader)</li><li>BONUS ONE: Page to color at the back of the book </li><li>BONUS TWO: Fun facts about the poinsettia plant!</li></ul>
The Wild Robot
by Peter Brown

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

April 19, 2016

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<b><i>Wall-E</i> meets <i>Hatchet</i> in this <i>New York Times </i>bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown</b><i><b><br /></b></i><i>Can a robot survive in the wilderness?</i><br /> When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is all alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a violent storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants. <br />As Roz slowly befriends the animals, the island starts to feel like home--until, one day the robot's mysterious past comes back to haunt her.<br />From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed novel about what happens when nature and technology collide.<br />
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Language

English

Pages

32

Publication Date

March 16, 2012

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As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more. Plus, this is a fixed-format version of the book, which looks nearly identical to the print version.
My Side of the Mountain
by Jean Craighead George

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

May 21, 2001

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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."<b>—</b><i><b>The New York Times Book Review</b></i><br /><br /> Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods—all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.<p> </p><p> “An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.”<br /> <b>—<i>The Horn Book</i></b></p>
Wishtree
by Katherine Applegate

Language

English

Pages

200

Publication Date

September 26, 2017

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<p><b><i>The </i>New York Times-<i>bestselling story of kindness, friendship, and hope. </i></b><br /><b></b><i></i><br /><i>Trees can't tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . .</i></p><p>Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree"—people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches. Along with a crow named Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this wishtree watches over the neighborhood.</p><p>You might say Red has seen it all. </p><p>Until a new family moves in. Not everyone is welcoming, and Red's experience as a wishtree is more important than ever.</p><p>Funny, deep, warm, and nuanced, this is Katherine Applegate at her very best—writing from the heart, and from a completely unexpected point of view.</p><p>This book has Common Core connections.</p>
Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids: 50+ Exciting STEAM Proje...
by Christina Schul

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

May 14, 2019

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<p><strong>Build Excitement for Engineering!</strong></p><p>Make engineering for kids fun and inspiring. From toothpick towers and marble runs to egg drops and water rockets, <em>Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids</em> is filled with exciting projects that will challenge and delight kids ages 5-10.</p><p>Kids learn how and why things work as they explore amazing projects all by themselves. These engineering for kids activities also help them discover important STEAM connections, showing how engineering relies on science, technology, art, and math.</p><p><em>Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids</em> features:</p><ul><li><strong>MORE THAN 50 PROJECTS</strong>—Learn about different kinds of engineering for kids by constructing shoebox foosball, rubber band race cars and more.</li><li><strong>EASY-TO-FIND MATERIALS</strong>—Create a makerspace—a place to freely start and explore projects—with items readily found around the house.</li><li><strong>STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS</strong>—Engineering for kids is easy with detailed steps that make it simple for kids to take the lead on activities and build on their own.</li></ul><p>Unlock the world of engineering for kids with <em>Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids</em>.</p>

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