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Construction Site on Christmas Night
by Sherri Duskey Rinker

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English

Pages

40

Publication Date

October 16, 2018

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<h3><strong>#1 New York Times Bestselling children's book author Sherri Duskey Rinker</strong></h3><p><strong>A new toddler book and Christmas classic:</strong> VROOM and ZOOM into the holidays with this new Christmas classic from the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers <em>Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site</em> and <em>Mighty, Mighty, Construction Site!</em></p><p><strong>Construction toys and construction joys:</strong> The trucks are gearing up for Christmas by building a special gift! But, there's a surprise waiting for each of them, too! Presents await for Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer as each finishes their part of this big, important job and rolls off to a sweet and sleepy goodnight.</p><p><strong>A gift that will delight:</strong> Playful rhyming text from the bestselling author of <em>Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site</em> and vibrant illustrations from the acclaimed artist AG Ford make this a perfect gift for young construction fans everywhere.</p><p>If you and your child liked toddler books such as <em>Goodnight Moon, Little Blue Truck, Dragons Love Tacos, Building a House,</em> or <em>The Day the Crayons Quit;</em> you'll love <em>Construction Site on Christmas Night</em></p>
The Polar Express
by Chris Van Allsburg

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English

Pages

32

Publication Date

September 15, 2015

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<DIV><P><B>1986 Caldecott Medal Winner</B></P><P>A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . </P><P>Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. </P><P>For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a beloved classic. In this 30th anniversary edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is revealed in a never-before-seen fashion, with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes an author’s note.</P></DIV>
Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles Book 4)
by John Flanagan

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English

Pages

482

Publication Date

July 15, 2014

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<b>The fourth installment in the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Brotherband series, for fans of Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones</b><br /> <br />Hal and his fellow Herons have returned home to Skandia after defeating the pirate captain Zavac and reclaiming Skandia's most prized artifact, the Andomal. With their honor restored, the Herons turn to a new mission: tracking down an old rival turned bitter enemy. Tursgud—leader of the Shark Brotherband and Hal's constant opponent—has turned from a bullying youth into a pirate and slave trader. After Tursgud captures twelve Araluen villagers to sell as slaves, the Heron crew sails into action . . . with the help of one of Araluen's finest Rangers!<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
Scorpion Mountain (Brotherband Chronicles Book 5)
by John Flanagan

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English

Pages

8

Publication Date

December 02, 2014

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<b>From John Flanagan, author of the worldwide bestselling Ranger's Apprentice -- an all-new adventure featuring the Brotherband crew and one of our favorite Rangers!</b><br /> <br />Hal, his Brotherband crew, and the Ranger Gilan have freed the twelve Araluens sold into slavery. Returning to Araluen, Gilan is given a new mission by King Duncan: protect his daughter’s life. Princess Cassandra has survived one attempt on her life already, and now whispers of a second attempt have reached the kingdom. A deadly sect known as the Scorpion Cult is thought to be behind the assassination threat.<br /><br />Not waiting to see if the knife will strike true, the Brotherband again team up with Gilan to track down the would-be killers.<br /><br />In this fifth book in the Brotherband Chronicles, old friends reemerge to take on new enemies as the worlds of Ranger’s Apprentice and Brotherband join forces in battle!
Capsized!: The Forgotten Story of the SS Eastland Disaster
by Patricia Sutton

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English

Pages

176

Publication Date

July 01, 2018

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<DIV>On July 24, 1915, the SS <I>Eastland</I>, filled to capacity with 2,500 passengers and crew, capsized in the Chicago River while still moored to the pier. Happy picnic-goers headed for an employee outing across Lake Michigan suddenly found themselves in a struggle for their lives. Trapped belowdecks, crushed by the crowds attempting to escape the rising waters, or hurled into the river from the upper deck of the ship, roughly one-third of the passengers, mostly women and children, perished that day. <BR /> The <I>Eastland</I> disaster took more passenger lives than the <I>Titanic</I> and stands today as the greatest loss of life on the Great Lakes. <I>Capsized! </I>details the events leading up to the fateful day and provides a nail-biting, minute-by-minute account of the ship's capsizing. From the courage of the survivors to the despair of families who lost loved ones, author Patricia Sutton brings to light the stories of ordinary working people enduring the unthinkable.<BR /> <I> Capsized! </I>also raises critical-thinking questions for young readers: Why do we know so much about the <I>Titanic</I>'s sinking yet so little about the <I>Eastland</I> disaster? What causes a tragedy to be forgotten and left out of society's collective memory? And what lessons from this disaster might we be able to apply today?</DIV>
The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1
by John Flanagan

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English

Pages

436

Publication Date

November 01, 2011

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From the author of the global phenomenon Ranger's Apprentice!<br /><br />They are outcasts. Hal, Stig, and the others - they are the boys the others want no part of. Skandians, as any reader of Ranger's Apprentice could tell you, are known for their size and strength. Not these boys. Yet that doesn't mean they don't have skills. And courage - which they will need every ounce of to do battle at sea against the other bands, the Wolves and the Sharks, in the ultimate race. The icy waters make for a treacherous playing field . . . especially when not everyone thinks of it as playing. John Flanagan, author of the international phenomenon Ranger's Apprentice, creates a new cast of characters to populate his world of Skandians and Araluens, a world millions of young readers around the world have come to know and admire. Full of seafaring adventures and epic battles, Book 1 of The Brotherband Chronicles is sure to thrill readers of Ranger's Apprentice while enticing a whole new generation just now discovering the books.<br /><br /><p>Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire series.</p><p></p>
The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Ralph Mouse Book 1)
by Beverly Cleary

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English

Pages

200

Publication Date

October 06, 2009

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<p>In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check in to the Mountain View Inn. This timeless classic now features a foreword written by <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Kate DiCamillo, as well as an exclusive interview with Beverly Cleary herself.</p><p>When the ever-curious Ralph spots Keith's red toy motorcycle, he vows to ride it. So when Keith leaves the bike unattended in his room one day, Ralph makes his move. But with all this freedom (and speed!) come a lot of obstacles. Whether dodging a rowdy terrier or keeping his nosy cousins away from his new wheels, Ralph has a lot going on! And with a pal like Keith always looking out for him, there's nothing this little mouse can't handle.</p><p>Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts</p>
Thomas & Friends 5-Minute Stories: The Sleepytime Collection (Tho...
by Random House

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English

Pages

160

Publication Date

May 11, 2018

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Train-obsessed boys and girls ages 3 to 7 will love the Thomas & Friends stories featured in this illustrated collection—all of which can be read in five minutes or less. It’s perfect for bedtime or anytime!
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey
by Trenton Lee Stewart

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English

Pages

435

Publication Date

May 01, 2008

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The fabulous foursome readers embraced as The Mysterious Benedict Society is back with a new mission, significantly closer to home. After reuniting for a celebratory scavenger hunt, Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and <ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Constance</ST1:PLACE> are forced to go on an unexpected search--a search to find Mr. Benedict. It seems that while he was preparing the kids' adventure, he stepped right into a trap orchestrated by his evil twin Mr. Curtain. <br /><br />With only one week to find a captured Mr. Benedict, the gifted foursome faces their greatest challenge of all--a challenge that will reinforce the reasons they were brought together in the first place and will require them to fight for the very namesake that united them.
Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog
by Garth Stein

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English

Pages

309

Publication Date

May 03, 2011

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<p><strong>Soon to be a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios—featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog!</strong></p><p>In this young readers’ edition of the <em>New York Times</em> bestselling adult novel <em>The Art of Racing in the Rain</em>, meet one funny mutt—Enzo, the lovable dog who tells this story.<br /><br />Enzo knows he is different from other dogs. Most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to <em>race</em> them.</p><p>He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and Denny's daughter, Zoë, his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is just like being on the racetrack—it isn't simply about going fast.</p><p>Applying the rules of racing to his world, Enzo takes on his family's challenges and emerges a hero. In the end, Enzo holds in his heart the dream that Denny will go on to be a racing champion with his daughter by his side.</p><p><strong>For theirs is an extraordinary friendship—one that reminds us all to celebrate the triumph of the human (and canine) spirit.</strong></p>

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