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The Book Thief
Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that will be in movie theaters on November 15, 2013, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters ...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, Book 8
Harry N. Abrams
Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?
Toy Story Storybook Collection
Everyone's favorite toys are hitting the big screen. But the fun can be taken home and enjoyed over and over again with this brand-new storybook collection, timed to release with Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 3 ! Sure to draw in a new generation of fans of these extremely popular movies, the collection features retellings of all three movies, plus brand-new stories about Woody, Buzz, Jessie, Rex and the rest of the gang. Young readers are in for ...
Crazy Christmas Angel Mystery, The (Cul-de-sac Kids Book #3)
Bethany House Publishers, 1995
It's almost Christmas, and Eric Hagel is spying on the new neighbor. What's going on next door? Why is the house always flickering with candlelight? And what about the eerie flute music every morning at 6:00?When Mr. Tressler puts up a Christmas tree, Eric's eyes nearly pop out. The angel at the top comes to life! Soon, hundreds of angels are flying in the old man's house.Can Eric and the Cul-de-sac Kids solve the mystery? And who will be brave ...
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
Now a major motion picture A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the ...
Disney Princess Collection (Storybook Collection)
Disney Book Group
From Cinderella to Belle, the third edition of the popular Disney Princess Collection is filled with engaging stories about the most popular princesses. This bestselling storybook features a dazzling new cover and new stories featuring Snow White, Jasmine, and more. Add to that over 250 beautiful illustrations and gilded pages, and you've got the perfect gift for little girls.
The LEGO Ideas Book
You have what it takes! Did you ever wonder what you can do with all of those LEGO® bricks after you have created the project they came with? Now with The LEGO Ideas Book , you can take what you already have and make something new! The book is divided into six themed chapters — transportation, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure, and useful makes — each with basic templates of key models and spreads to inspire you to create your own. ...
Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids
What happens to race car drivers when they eat too much? They get indy-gestion. Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids provides children ages 7-10 many hours of fun and laughter. Young readers will have a blast sharing this collection of hundreds of one-liners, knock knock jokes, tongue twisters, and more with their friends and family! This brand new book will have children rolling on the floor with laughter and is sure to be a great gift idea for any ...
A Tale of Two Cities
Public Domain Books, 2010
Novel by Charles Dickens, published both serially and in book form in 1859. The story is set in the late 18th century against the background of the French Revolution. Although Dickens borrowed from Thomas Carlyle's history, The French Revolution, for his sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris, the novel offers more drama than accuracy. The scenes of large-scale mob violence are especially vivid, if superficial in historical ...
The House of Hades (Heroes of Olympus, Book 4)
At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena , Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy's instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea's forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors from both sides and prevent the giants from ...
Percy Jackson pbk 5-book boxed set (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
All five books in the blockbuster Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, in paperback, have been collected in a boxed set fit for demigods. Now with glorious new cover art and packaged with a special poster, this value-priced set includes the best-selling The Lightning Thief , The Sea of Monsters , The Titan's Curse , The Battle of the Labyrinth , and The Last Olympian . Whether it is for readers who are experiencing Percy's thrilling ...
Star Wars Origami: 36 Amazing Paper-folding Projects from a Galaxy Far, Far Away....
Workman Publishing Company
Kids love origami—and what could be cooler than transforming a piece of paper into Boba Fett, Princess Leia, Yoda, or R2-D2? And not just any paper, but custom-designed paper illustrated with art from the movies. Star Wars® Origami marries the fun of paper folding with the obsession of Star Wars . Like The Joy of Origami and Origami on the Go , this book puts an original spin on an ancient art. And like Star Wars® Scanimation® and ...
Virginia Libert’s shrink thought she took the job at Google because he had cured her of all her neuroses; he believed she finally realized she needed to put some distance (like 2,955 miles) between herself and Mr. Wrong. He was certain she was fated to become Married. The Blogosphere thought she took the job because she had sold out and only cared about money. They felt she was doomed to become Uninteresting. Her business school friends ...
Walt Disney's Classic Storybook (Storybook Collection)
Disney Publishing Various Authors
This second edition of Walt Disney's Classic Storybook Collection retells some of Disney's best known stories, including Sleeping Beauty, Bambi , Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Lady and the Tramp, and more. Also featured are charming stories such as Mickey Mouse and Pluto Pup, Chip n' Dale at the Zoo , and Scamp's Adventures . The updated collection contains over 250 beautiful pieces of vintage art as well as gilded pages.
The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)
Albert Whitman & Company, 2010
The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.
The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg
For twenty years, The Polar Express has been a worldwide bestseller and Christmas classic. A perfect keepsake for any family, this beautiful edition can be handed down to each new generation of readers. In 1986 The Polar Express was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Medal and hit the New York Times bestseller list. Since that time, more than six and a half million copies have been sold, and every December it faithfully reappears on national ...
I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love
Feiwel & Friends
There are things about you quite unlike any other. Things always known by your father or mother. So if you decide to be different one day, no worries… I’d know you anyway. Every child is special and unique, but every child also loves to dream of being something different. In I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love , bestselling author and artist Nancy Tillman has created another heartfelt masterpiece celebrating the joys of imagination, and the ...
Middle School: Get Me out of Here! - Free Preview (The First 19 Chapters)
Little, Brown and Company, 2012
James Patterson's winning follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life --which the LA Times called "a perfectly pitched novel"--is another riotous and heartwarming story about living large. After sixth grade, the very worst year of his life, Rafe Khatchadorian thinks he has it made in seventh grade. He's been accepted to art school in the big city and imagines a math-and-history-free fun zone. ...
Cars Storybook Collection
Disney Book Group
Race to the last page! Everyone's favorite cars will be zipping around the big screen this summer . But the fun can be taken home and enjoyed over and over again with this brand-new storybook collection, timed to release with Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 ! The collection features retellings of both movies, plus brand-new stories about Lightning McQueen, Mater, Sally, Guido and Luigi, and the rest of this rip-roaring gang. Young readers are in for ...
LEGO Play Book: Ideas to Bring Your Bricks to Life
Building on the success of wildly popular The LEGO® Ideas Book , LEGO Play Book has all-new ways to encourage kids to think, build, and play creatively. Featuring more than 200 different builds, this fun guide inspires readers with LEGO ideas to bring their bricks to life while encouraging them to use their imagination and play in new ways, creating amazing LEGO models of their very own. Featuring a mixture of simple, medium, and complex ...
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