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In this beautifully illustrated book, one busy family finds lots to do from sun up to sunset. At the campsite, there’s wood to chop for the fire and fish to catch....
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Ms. Bee is a school librarian who enchants not only the children, but the principal and the caretaker of her...
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When Mrs. Jamieson moves to a senior's home, she can't bring her dog. A full year later, however, Sam finds her. Based on a true story, this is the amazing account...
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cover art by Ted Harrison
MELANIE WHITE has always liked history, but she certainly doesn't believe in ghosts. When a voice from the past begins to haunt her, she soon discovers wisdom in...
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For teachers of grades 3-6 A common sense approach to poetry writing with lots of classroom-proven strategies and activities that free you to fit poetry into just...
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Henry's a young rooster who loves to have fun. He plays cards with the goats, listens to moosic with the cows, and pops corn with the pigs. After a long night of...
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Emma was one confused chicken. "Tok!" she said, when she peeked through the window and saw what was happening to her eggs. "Is that how they want my...
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From the singing of little wrens in spring to paper wasps building their nests in summer; from baby bats drinking mother’s milk in fall to baby possums climbing...
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A lyrical introduction to life in the mountains. Hidden images and letters add to interactive reading experience for all ages. Teacher's guide available.
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In the center of the rural boomtown of Soda Springs, Idaho, stands the historic Enders Hotel, Café, and Bar, a three-story brick building that has been many things...
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The Goose and The Crone
Elizabeth, a widowed and wise crone, has retired and now lives in the home she and her husband built many years ago.  She works hard maintaining her lifestyle...
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RECIPES FOR RECOVERY
Recipes for Recovery is more than a cookbook. It's a manual about cooking when you have no energy to cook. Author Cheryl Norman is a breast cancer survivor who...
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What if you’d been given a second chance to catch your sister’s killer—would you take it? And if you did, would a maximum sentence behind bars be justice enough, or...
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In this fairy tale retelling, Rumpelstiltskin turns self-centered teenage princesses into well-rounded young women fit to find their One True Love--princes...
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Boo Hag
October carries with it a chill that Benny Watt can't seem to shake. Ever since the Titantic sank, he's been burdened with thoughts of his own mortality. It keeps...
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Vivaldi's Virgins
From Publishers Weekly Quick (Northern Edge) takes readers into the cloistered world of the Ospedale della Pietà, a convent orphanage and music school....
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Something for the Pain
From Publishers Weekly With a relentlessly honest look at modern emergency medicine, Austin, a former firefighter now living in Durham, N.C., writes in his...
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Flirting With Disaster
Chernobyl and Katrina.  Challenger and Columbia. BP and Vioxx. The Iraq War.  Were these unavoidable misfortunes that no one could possibly have...
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Satiristas
Our nation's finest comedians, contrarians, and comic subversives come together to discuss the nature of humor, its relevance to society, and how simply speaking...
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Quake!
From School Library Journal Grade 4-7?While their parents attend a World Series game in San Francisco, Franny, 14, and her once-best friend Jennie, now a...
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