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1776
by David McCullough

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

May 24, 2005

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<b>America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the hands of George Washington.</b><BR><BR>In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence—when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.<BR> <BR> Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, <i>1776</i> is a powerful drama written with extraordinary narrative vitality. It is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the King’s men, the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known.<BR> <BR> Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough’s <i>1776</i> is another landmark in the literature of American history.
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>
The Crafter's Dungeon: A Dungeon Core Novel (Dungeon Crafting Boo...
by Jonathan Brooks

Language

English

Pages

419

Publication Date

June 27, 2019

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Sandra had been a merchant traveling through the human lands of Muriel, though that wouldn’t have been her chosen profession. What she would’ve loved to become was a crafter, producing wondrous creations with her own two hands; however, she didn’t want to become a master in just one craft – she was interested in them all.<br /><br />Unfortunately, Sandra was born with a deformity in her hands that made them appear frozen in a claw-like pose; as a result, she couldn’t grip anything with any sort of strength or dexterity, meaning that she wasn’t able craft anything but the most simple of things that required very little in the way of hand-based manipulation. To top it off, while most people could access and manipulate at least one or two of the basic elemental energies, she could see them all – but was unable to manipulate a single one.<br /><br />Despite these setbacks, Sandra spent the majority of her twenty-six years of life visually learning the processes, techniques, and secret formulas for every aspect of crafting she could discover. And it was that pursuit of knowledge that ultimately led to her untimely death.<br /><br />Reborn in the shape of a tiny Dungeon Core, Sandra learned about the purpose behind dungeons and Cores from an assigned dungeon helper; at the same time, she also discovered that she had much more freedom than most other Dungeon Cores. The repercussions of her mere existence could end up being far-reaching, but the most important thing she learned had nothing to do with the other Cores, the different races, or even the real purpose behind her being brought back to life as a strange glowing gem.<br /><br />Sandra didn’t care about any of that, though – all she cared about was that she could finally do some crafting.<br /><br />This Dungeon Core story contains LitRPG/GameLit elements such as statistics and leveling and a heavy crafting emphasis. No profanity and no harems.<br /><br />Update 7/3/19: Fixed some grammatical errors
Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in...
by , Lisa Rojany Buccieri

Language

English

Pages

154

Publication Date

October 07, 2011

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<div>Eva Mozes Kor was just ten years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele. Subjected to sadistic medical experiments, she was forced to fight daily for her and her twin's survival. In this incredible true story written for young adults, readers learn of a child's endurance and survival in the face of truly extraordinary evil.<BR><BR>The book also includes an epilogue on Eva's recovery from this experience and her remarkable decision to publicly forgive the Nazis. Through her museum and her lectures, she has dedicated her life to giving testimony on the Holocaust, providing a message of hope for people who have suffered, and working for causes of human rights and peace.</div>
Meet Ryan! (pocket.watch)
by Ryan Kaji

Language

English

Pages

16

Publication Date

December 11, 2018

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<b>Meet Ryan, the seven-year-old YouTube mega-star from <i>Ryan ToysReview,</i> in this 8x8 storybook that’s perfect for his millions of fans! This story is filled with fun facts about Ryan’s videos, family, and hobbies!</b><BR><BR>This is Ryan! You probably know him from his YouTube channel, <i>Ryan ToysReview</i>. But do you know what his favorite food is? Or what he wants to be when he grows up? Learn all about Ryan, like how he got started on YouTube, what he does when he’s not making videos, and how much he loves his fans…like you!<BR> <BR>Watch it. Read it. Love it!<BR> <BR>© 2018 RTR Production, LLC, RFR Entertainment, Inc., and Remka, Inc., and PocketWatch, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Good Egg
by Jory John

Language

English

Pages

40

Publication Date

March 05, 2019

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<p><strong>A #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestseller!</strong></p><p><strong>An Amazon <em>Best Books of the Year So Far</em> 2019 Selection!</strong></p><p><strong>From the bestselling creators of <em>The Bad Seed</em>, a timely story about not having to be Grade A perfect!</strong></p><p>Meet the good egg. He’s a <em>verrrrrry</em> good egg indeed.<u1:p></u1:p></p><p>But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten.</p><p>As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect.<u1:p></u1:p></p><p>So, he decides enough is enough! It’s time for him to make a change…</p><p>Dynamic duo Jory John and Pete Oswald hatch a funny and charming story that reminds us of the importance of balance, self-care, and accepting those who we love (even if they are sometimes a bit rotten).</p><p>Perfect for reading aloud and shared story time!</p>
Smile
by Raina Telgemeier

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

July 29, 2014

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Raina Telgemeier's #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood!<br /><br />Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's still more to deal with: a major earthquake, boy confusion, and friends who turn out to be not so friendly.
The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 9)
by Jeff Kinney

Language

English

Pages

217

Publication Date

November 04, 2014

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A family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun . . . unless, of course, you’re the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig—not exactly Greg Heffley’s idea of a good time. But even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure—and this is one the Heffleys won’t soon forget.
The Angry Dragon: (children books about anger, ages 3 5, picture,...
by Michael Gordon

Language

English

Pages

28

Publication Date

February 12, 2017

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<b>The International Bestseller, *Updated version</b><br /> Audible special offer: get a free audiobook with Audible trial<br /><i>Emotions & Feelings Series Book 3</i><br /><br /><b><i>Why Dragons So Angry?</i></b> Despite our best efforts, reality doesn't always meet our expectations. There is no need to be upset or mad.<br /><br />Here's what readers are already saying about this amazing picture book:<br /><br /><i>"A must for any <b>quick-to-tantrum kids</b>" -- Kim <br />"'This is a good starting point to chat to very young kids about <b>emotions</b>" -- Jacob <br />"This is the best dragon book for the <b>ever-shifting moods</b> of preschool kids. " -- Sam</i> <br /><br />George has a pet dragon called Joe. Joe always gets angry when he doesn't get what he wants, or when things don't go his way. Little boy tries to show his friend, that being angry is not normal. In the end, Dragon understands that treating others with kindness is the best way to go. <br /><br /><b>Warning: Cuteness Overload!</b><br />This children book contains illustrations of a cute dragon. Lots of them. Enjoy these little sweeties, perfect alongside beautiful rhymes. <br /><br /><b>You and your kids will love this book for ages 3 5...grab it now while it's still available at this discounted price.</b><br /><br /><br />
The Bad Guys in the Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9)
by Aaron Blabey

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

June 25, 2019

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When Mr. Wolf is blown up to Godzilla proportions, the Bad Guys find themselves in monster-sized trouble. They must figure out how to stop an alien invasion and get Wolfie back to his old self before the world is totally destroyed. Good thing they have the International League of Heroes on their side, and some newly honed superpowers ready to put to the test...<br /><br />In this latest installment of the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling series, everyone's favorite hero has become a menace to society! Can the Bad Guys save the day? You know it!

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