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JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life: #PeaceOutHaterz
by JoJo Siwa

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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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 />  
A Love Song for Liars (Wicked Book 5)
by Piper Lawson

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English

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Publication Date

May 31, 2020

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I fell for Tyler Adams when he had nothing but a guitar.<br />He was mysterious. Beautiful. Talented. Broken.<br />Every girl at school worshipped him, but he was my rebel prince.<br />My twisted muse. <br />My best friend. <br />I swore I’d never fall for a rockstar. He swore he’d never become one.<br />We both lied.<br /><br />A Love Song for Liars is Book 1 in the music academy trilogy Stage Lust. It takes place following Wicked #1-4. From USA Today bestselling author Piper Lawson!
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...<br /><br /><br />Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay 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.<br /><br /><br />The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will have its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.</p>
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind the Scenes...
by , Jody Revenson

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

October 31, 2019

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<p><i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child </i>is one of the most celebrated stage productions of the past decade. Opening in London's West End in 2016, on Broadway in 2018 and in Melbourne 2019 - and with more productions worldwide still to come - the play has smashed records, collected countless rave reviews and awards, and captivated audiences night after night. <br /><br />Now readers are invited behind the scenes to experience the show's journey to the stage - from the earliest stages of development with producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, to the crafting of the eighth Harry Potter story with J.K. Rowling, director John Tiffany and playwright Jack Thorne, and to the gathering of an extraordinary team of artists and actors together to bring this new part of Harry's story to life. <br /><br /><b><i>With stunning photography, insightful interviews and never-before-seen sketches, notes, candid backstage photos and more, this full-colour eBook edition also consists of five videos - including two pieces of theatre makeover time-lapse footage - and offers readers unparalleled access to this unique production. It will be enjoyed by Harry Potter fans and theatre-lovers alike.</i></b></p>
Mao's Last Dancer (Movie Tie-In)
by Li Cunxin

Language

English

Pages

530

Publication Date

July 27, 2010

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<b>THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER<br /><br />The extraordinary memoir of a peasant boy raised in rural Maoist China who was plucked from his village to study ballet and went on to become one of the greatest dancers of his generation. </b><br /><br />From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as part of a cultural exchange, only to fall in love with America-and with an American woman. Two years later, through a series of events worthy of the most exciting cloak-and-dagger fiction, he defected to the United States, where he quickly became known as one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world. This is his story, told in his own inimitable voice.<br /><br /><b>THE BASIS FOR A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE</b>
Steel Strings (The Chameleon Effect)
by Alex Hayes

Language

English

Pages

236

Publication Date

December 22, 2019

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<h2><strong>A world-changing project. An evil sister. And a hot guy who might break more than just her heart…</strong><br /></h2><h3><br /></h3><h3>Brianna Jones dreams of bringing music to the world via orchestral instruments fashioned out of recycled materials. But she must keep her project secret from her half sister, whose mission in life is to destroy everything Brianna holds dear.<br /></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>Marek Lakewood is one of the few guys who sees Brianna for whom she really is and has admired her from afar for years. But he’s never been a risk-taker, not since his father was killed on a black diamond ski slope.<br /></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>When a physics project lands Marek in Brianna’s sphere, he finds himself taking bigger and bigger risks, and discovers Brianna’s life and aspirations are far more complicated than he ever imagined.<em></em><br /></h3><h3><em></em><br /></h3><h3><em>Steel Strings</em> is a stand-alone contemporary romance and companion novel to the Chameleon Effect series.<br /></h3><h3><u></u><br /></h3><h3><u>Download your copy of <em>Steel Strings</em> today.</u><br /></h3>
Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything
by Aly Raisman

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

November 14, 2017

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<b>The <i>New York Times </i>bestseller!<br /><br />Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.</b><br /> <br />Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a "mommy & me" gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she'd be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams.<br /> <br />Aly's road to success was full of hard work, perseverance, and victories, but not without its hardships. Aly faced many obstacles, from naysayers who said she'd never make it in gymnastics to classmates who shamed her for her athletic body to a devastating betrayal of trust. Through it all, Aly surrounded herself with supportive family, friends, and teammates and found the inner strength to remain positive and believe in herself. Now, in her own words, Aly shows what it takes to be a champion on and off the floor, and takes readers on a behind-the-scenes journey before, during, and after her remarkable achievements in two Olympic Games--through her highest highs, lowest lows, and all the moments in between. <br /> <br />Honest and heartfelt, frank and funny, Aly's story is enhanced with never-before-published photos, excerpts from the personal journals she's kept since childhood that chronicle memorable moments with her teammates, and hard-won advice for readers striving to rise above challenges, learn to love themselves, and make their own dreams come true. <br />
A Sword in Time: A Time Travel Romance (Thief in Time Book 3)
by Cidney Swanson

Language

English

Pages

367

Publication Date

August 10, 2018

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DaVinci has a job to do: travel back in time to save her house from demolition, which isn’t a problem except that in doing so, she ruins everything else in her life. Quintus, a hunk from 53 BC stuck in this century, has his own job: deliver a letter from Caesar to Pompey. Obviously, he’ll need a time machine, too. But when he and DaVinci accidentally travel together to ancient Rome, they’ll both need swords, daggers, benches, and—oh, yeah—a not-broken time machine to get out of there alive.<br /><br />A Thief in Time and its sequels are clean and wholesome young adult romances packed with historical detail and perfect to read with your daughter or grandmother.
A Crown in Time: A Time Travel Romance (Thief in Time Book 4)
by Cidney Swanson

Language

English

Pages

300

Publication Date

July 01, 2018

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ONE MAN. TWO SETS OF MARRIAGE VOWS. BAD MATH. Edmund is unexpectedly returned to 1601 London, where Shakespeare’s company reigns in popularity, lords in ruffs conspire against the Crown, and an aging Queen Elizabeth still flirts, costumed in jeweled silks and elaborate lace collars. There are no sewers, no pharmacies, and no antibiotics. Edmund’s 21st century wife Halley isn’t about to let pregnancy and a little sore throat keep her from bringing her husband back home, but Edmund, meanwhile, has just learned his would-be-actor brother was tossed in the Tower for treason, as part of the infamous Essex rebellion implicating Shakespeare’s company. Halley will have to draw on her knowledge of Elizabethan fashion and etiquette to rescue Edmund, but it turns out he’s already got a wife in 1601. What with treason charges, Edmund’s love for his other wife, and scarlet fever in an era without antibiotics, things are turning deadly for Halley and Edmund’s once-perfect marriage.<br /><br />A Crown in Time is the fourth book in a time travel science fiction series where ancient, renaissance, and early 20th century history comes alive for a spunky trio of girlfriends fighting to keep the men they love from the past with them in the future. Clean sweet romance and thrilling action appropriate to read with your daughter or your mother.
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
by , Elaine Deprince

Language

English

Pages

258

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY MADONNA!</b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b>The extraordinary memoir of an orphan who danced her way from war-torn Sierra Leone to ballet stardom, most recently appearing in Beyonce’s <i>Lemonade </i>and as a principal in a major American dance company.</b><br /> <b> </b><br /> <b>"Michaela is nothing short of a miracle, born to be a ballerina. For every young brown, yellow, and purple dancer, she is an inspiration!” —Misty Copeland, world-renowned ballet dancer</b><br />  <br /> Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a young age and tormented as a “devil child” for a skin condition that makes her skin appear spotted. But it was at the orphanage that Michaela would find a picture of a beautiful ballerina en pointe that would help change the course of her life.<br />  <br /> At the age of four, Michaela was adopted by an American family, who encouraged her love of dancing and enrolled her in classes. She went on to study at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at the American Ballet Theatre and is now the youngest principal dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem. She has appeared in the ballet documentary <i>First Position</i>, as well as on <i>Dancing with the Stars, Good Morning America</i>, and <i>Nightline</i>.<br />  <br /> In this engaging, moving, and unforgettable memoir, Michaela shares her dramatic journey from an orphan in West Africa to becoming one of ballet’s most exciting rising stars.<br /><br /> “Michaela DePrince is the embodiment of what it means to fight for your dream.” <b>—</b>Today<br />  <br /> “Michaela DePrince is a role model for girls on and off stage.”<b> —</b>NYLON

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