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Turkey is in trouble. Bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it's almost Thanksgiving . . . and you're the main course. But Turkey has an idea--what if he doesn't look like a turkey? What if he looks like another animal instead? After many hilarious attempts, Turkey comes up with the perfect disguise to make this Thanksgiving the best ever! Wendi Silvano's comical story is perfectly matched by Lee Harper's watercolors.
Ouran High School Host Club Box Set (Vol. 1-18)
VIZ Media LLC
The complete best-selling series, now in a value-priced box set Reads R to L (Japanese style) for teen audiences. In this screwball romantic comedy, Haruhi, a poor girl at a rich kids’ school, is forced to repay an $80,000 debt by working for the school’s swankiest, all-male club—as a boy! There she discovers just how wealthy the six members are and how different the rich are from everybody else…
The Heidi Heckelbeck Collection: A Bewitching Four-Book Boxed Set: Heidi Hecklebeck Has a Secret; Heidi ...
Make some magic with this collection of four Heidi Hecklebeck stories in one bewitching boxed set. Read about Heidi Heckelbeck’s first day at school in Heidi Heckelbeck Has a Secret , where she meets a meanie, makes a friend, and reveals her big secret: she’s actually a witch! Then Heidi casts a spell on mean-girl Melanie right before the school play in Heidi Heckelbeck Casts a Spell . Next in Heidi Heckelbeck and the Cookie Contest , ...
Turkey needs Santa’s help so he won’t be eaten for Christmas dinner. Turkey is in trouble. Again. He made it through Thanksgiving without becoming a turkey dinner, but now it’s almost Christmas, and guess what’s on the menu? Turkey decides the only thing to do is to ask Santa for help. He sets off for the North Pole, but getting in to see Santa at Christmastime isn’t as easy as Turkey expected. It’s going to take all his ideas—and ...
A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss
Jerry L. Sittser
An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss—with a new preface and epilogue Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, if we choose, know as well the grace that transforms it. A Grace Disguised ...
Miss Nelson Is Missing!
Harry G. Allard Jr.
HMH Books for Young Readers
The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school. So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don’t proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute ...
The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception
H. Keith Melton
William Morrow Paperbacks
Once a top-secret training manual for CIA field agents in the early Cold War Era of the 1950s, The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception is now available to the general public. An amazing historical artifact, this eye-opening handbook offered step-by-step instructions to covert intelligence operatives in all manner of sleight of hand and trickery designed to thwart the Communist enemy. Part of the Company’s infamous MK-ULTRA—a ...
DK Readers L2: Angry Birds Transformers: Robot Birds in Disguise
DK Reader Level 2: Angry Birds™ Transformers™: Robot Birds in Disguise introduces the heroic Autobirds and their Deceptihog foes. Dynamic images recreate the awesome action and clear, informative text helps children beginning to read alone to develop their reading skills.
Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food
It has become common knowledge that childhood obesity rates are increasing every year. But the rates continue to rise. And between busy work schedules and the inconvenient truth that kids simply refuse to eat vegetables and other healthy foods, how can average parents ensure their kids are getting the proper nutrition and avoiding bad eating habits? As a mother of three, Jessica Seinfeld can speak for all parents who struggle to feed their ...
Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise
“Halloween was made for carefree Mercy Watson.” —School Library Journal When the Watsons decide to zip their porcine wonder into a formfitting princess dress for Halloween —complete with tiara — they are certain that Mercy will be beautiful beyond compare. Mercy is equally certain she likes the sound of trick-or- treating and can picture piles of buttered toast already. As for the Lincoln sisters next door, how could they know that ...
Shame & Guilt: Masters of Disguise
"It is my feeling that debilitating shame and guilt are at the root of all dysfunctions in families," says Jane Middelton-Moz. A few common characteristics of adults shamed in childhood: You may suffer extreme shyness, embarrassment and feelings of being inferior to others. You don't believe you make mistakes, you believe you are a mistake. You feel controlled from the outside and from within. You feel that normal spontaneous ...
"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." — Malala Yousafzai, New York Times Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city. Parvana's father — a history teacher until his school was bombed and his health destroyed — works from a blanket on the ground in the marketplace, reading letters for people who cannot read or write. One day, he ...
Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 1
VIZ Media LLC
One day, Haruhi, a scholarship student at exclusive Ouran High School, breaks an $80,000 vase that belongs to the 'Host Club', a mysterious campus group consisting of six super-rich (and gorgeous) guys. To pay back the damages, she is forced to work for the club, and it's there that she discovers just how wealthy the boys are and how different they are from everybody else.
The Carnivorous Carnival (A Series of Unfortunate Events # 9)
Everybody loves a carnival! Who can fail to delight in the colourful people, the unworldly spectacle, the fabulous freaks? A carnival is a place for good family fun - as long as one has a family, that is. For the Baudelaire orphans, their time at the carnival turns out to be yet another episode in a now unbearable series of unfortunate events. In fact, in this appalling ninth instalment in Lemony Snicket′s serial, the siblings must confront ...
Turkeys in Disguise
This book is a funny but nice story full of great, colorful pictures and surprises to keep the reader's attention all the way through. It has a wonderful ending filled with a solution that helps deal with the conflict in the book. This book is for elementary school children, but older sisters, brothers, and parents will enjoy this book as well. This is one of those books that will be a favorite in your child's library!
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
Ruth Reichl’s bestselling memoir of her time as an undercover restaurant critic for The New York Times Ruth Reichl, world-renowned food critic and former editor in chief of Gourmet magazine, knows a thing or two about food. She also knows that as the most important food critic in the country, you need to be anonymous when reviewing some of the most high-profile establishments in the biggest restaurant town in the worlda charge ...
Transformers Prime: Decepticon in Disguise (Passport to Reading Level 3)
Wheeljack arrives on Earth but acts strange around his fellow Autobots. Could something be wrong with Wheeljack? It turns out that he is actually a Decepticon named Makeshift in disguise sent to infiltrate Autobase. Can the real Wheeljack save the day?
The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA
Antonio J. Mendez
William Morrow Paperbacks
From the author of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes story of espionage in action. In the first ever memoir by a top-level operative to be authorized by the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez reveals the cunning tricks and insights that helped save hundreds from deadly situations. Adept at creating new identities for anyone, anywhere, Mendez was involved in operations all over the world, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to Cold ...
Where Is Baby's Pumpkin? (Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Books)
In Karen Katz's distinctive style, an adorable baby searches throughout the house for her pumpkin. Is the pumpkin under the leaves, behind the curtain, under the bed? NO! But Baby finds many other surprises as a ghost, a witch's hat, cute-as-a-button bats, and candy apples are found beneath each flap. Finally after Baby finds her pumpkin, she's ready to go trick-or-treating and the final flap reveals a Halloween extravaganza!
Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O'Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential ...
Tom Angleberger flexes his comic and literary muscle in this clever, slapstick farce in which regular kid Lenny Flem, Jr., is the only thing standing between his evil genius friend Casper, a master of disguise and hypnosis and world domination. It all begins when Casper spends a vast sum on a spectacular fake mustache, the Heidelberg Handlebar #7, at Sven's Fair Price Store. With it he's able to rob banks and fool an unsuspecting populace into ...
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