The Giant Rat of Sumatra: or Pirates Galore

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Greenwillow Books #ad - It seems his adventure is only just beginning. A swashbuckling tale of thievery and revengeThe Giant Rat of Sumatra is the most notorious pirate ship in the Pacific. Now the ship has dropped anchor in San Diego. Its ferocious figurehead, a rat with crooked teeth and gouged-out eyes, strikes fear in the heart of every seafaring crew.

Instead, he finds himself swept up in a treacherous plot. Twelve-year-old cabin boy shipwreck -- so named after he was rescued from the sea by the pirates -- is anxious to begin his long journey home to Boston.

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Bandit's Moon

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Greenwillow Books #ad - Annyrose smith is a true child of calamity, but she is determined to overcome it. So what if she's an orphan? so what if she's stuck with the vilest landlady in california, while her brother's off trying to strike gold? So what if Joaquín Murieta and his band of notorious outlaws swoop in and take her away? The fearsome bandit thinks Annyrose can help him in his quest for justice, and she thinks he can help her search for her long-lost brother.

. She's not about to let anything stop her, the daring robberies, not the mistaken identities, the wild chases, or her unlikely friendship with the Mexican Robin Hood.

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By the Great Horn Spoon!

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - Little brown Books for Young Readers. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will jack strike gold in san Francisco or come home empty-handed? This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist. For fans of the i survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies!When Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion but is still unable to raise enough money to pay her debts, the twelve-year-old goes to California in search of gold to help her.

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The Whipping Boy

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HarperCollins #ad - As the whipping boy, thrash, he bears the punishment when Prince Brat misbehaves, for it is forbidden to spank, or whack the heir to the throne. Greenwillow Books. Little brown Books for Young Readers. A prince and a pauper jemmy, once a poor boy living on the streets, now lives in a castle. The two boys have nothing in common and even less reason to like one another.

But when they find themselves taken hostage after running away, they are left with no choice but to trust each other.

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Riding Freedom

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Scholastic Paperbacks #ad - It wasn't until after her death that anyone discovered she was a woman. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Greenwillow Books. A reissue of pam munoz Ryan's bestselling backlist with a distinctive new author treatment. In this fast-paced, becomes a famous stage-coach driver performing brave feats and outwitting bandits, finds love as a woman but later resumes her identity as a man after the loss of a baby and the tragic death of her husband, courageous, and inspiring story, readers adventure with Charlotte Parkhurst as she first finds work as a stable hand, and ultimately settles out west on the farm she'd dreamed of having since childhood.

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The 13th Floor: A Ghost Story

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Greenwillow Books #ad - Greenwillow Books. In an adventure filled with ghosts, and razzle-dazzle treasure, witches, pirates, Buddy might be able to save his wayward ancestors. Scholastic. When buddy stebbins stumbles onto the thirteenth floor of a shabby old building, Abigail, Buddy washes up in New England, he finds himself suddenly transported aboard a leaking pirate ship in a howling storm—three hundred years in the past! Cast adrift with Captain John Crack-stone, where his plucky ancestor, is caught up in the witchcraft mania.

. But will he find his way back to the thirteenth floor—and home? Little brown Books for Young Readers.

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The Magician's Elephant

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Candlewick #ad - In this timeless fable, she evokes the largest of themes — hope and belonging, desire and compassion — with the lightness of a magician’s touch. With dreamlike illustrations and a cover by Yoko Tanaka. Scholastic. A classic tale by newbery medalist kate dicamillo, america's beloved storytellerwhen a fortuneteller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortuneteller's mysterious answer an elephant! An elephant will lead him there! sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that you will hardly dare to believe it’s true.

Candlewick Press MA. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Greenwillow Books. With atmospheric illustrations by fine artist Yoko Tanaka, here is a dreamlike and captivating tale that could only be narrated by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo.

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The Stonekeeper Amulet #1

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Graphix #ad - Candlewick Press MA. Together with miskit, they face the most terrifying monster of all, and Em finally has the chance to save someone she loves. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement. Scholastic. Graphix. Greenwillow Books. Graphic novel star kazu kibuishi creates a world of terrible, a mechanical rabbit, man-eating demons, a talking fox, a giant robot-and two ordinary children on a mission.

After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Em and navin, robots, desperate not to lose her, follow her into an underground world inhabited by demons, and talking animals. Eventually, they enlist the help of a small mechanical rabbit named Miskit.

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Children of the Longhouse

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Puffin Books #ad - Ohkwa'ri believes in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways work against Grabber's wrath?"An exciting story that also offers an in-depth look at Native American life centuries ago. Kirkus reviews Little brown Books for Young Readers. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon lacrosse.

Greenwillow Books. Puffin. Candlewick Press MA. He has done the right thing—but he has also made enemies. When ohkwa'ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. Graphix. Scholastic.

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The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life

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Greenwillow Books #ad - Scholastic. The moment he finished his act and ushered us gawkers back onto the sidewalk, I knew what I wanted to be. The man with the spats rolled up his sleeves and proceeded to pluck a polished red billiard ball out of thin air. It turned white. He flipped the deck into falling waterfalls of cards, spun them into fans, and thrust a sword through a shower of cards to impale the seven of diamonds -- selected a moment before.

I was dazzled. Greenwillow Books. Graphix. Voiiá! suddenly there were four billiard balls between this amazing man's fingers. I was stunned. Puffin. It blushed red again. Candlewick Press MA. All of this was happening right under my nose. Someone else could be president of the United States. I wanted to be a magician. And there was more.

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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Aladdin #ad - Graphix. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. Puffin. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Some extraordinary rats come to the aid of a mouse family in this Newbery Medal Award-winning classic by notable children's author Robert C. And Mrs. Great product! O'brien.

Mrs. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. Scholastic. Fortunately, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, she encounters the rats of NIMH, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma.

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH #ad - Frisby in turn renders them a great service. Greenwillow Books. Candlewick Press MA.

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