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Nothing to Lose (Jack Reacher)
Lee Child

Dell, 2009

Two small towns in the middle of nowhere: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can’t find a ride, so he walks. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four hostile locals, a vagrancy charge, and an order to move on. They’re picking on the wrong guy. Reacher is a hard man. No job, no address, no baggage. Nothing at all, except hardheaded curiosity. What are the secrets that Despair ...
  
  











  



  
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
Glenn Greenwald

Metropolitan Books, 2014

In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency’s widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential news in recent ...
  
  











  



  
The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2008

"Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?" When this peculiar ad appears in the newspaper, dozens of children enroll to take a series of mysterious, mind-bending tests. (And you, dear reader, can test your wits right alongside them.) But in the end just four very special children will succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and resourceful children could complete. To accomplish it they ...
  
  











  



  
The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Step-Into-Reading)
Natalie Standiford

Random House, 1989

It is one of the worst storms ever - the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine to sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska. He is their only hope. Can Balto find his way through the terrible storm? Find out in this exciting true story!
  
  











  



  
The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers
Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

Random House Books for Young Readers, 1985

Stan and Jan Berenstain were both born in 1923 in Philadelphia.  They didn't know each other as children, but met later at school, at the Philadelphia College of Art.  They liked each other right away, and found out that the both enjoyed the same kinds of books, plays, music and art.  During World War II, Stan was a medical assistant in the Army, and Jan worked in an airplane factory.  When the war was over, they got married and began to ...
  
  











  



  
Big Red Barn
Margaret Wise Brown

HarperFestival, 1995

By the big red barn In the great green field, There was a pink pig Who was learning to squeal. There were horses and sheep and goats and geese--and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant Pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps. In ...
  
  











  



  
Black Science Volume 2: Welcome, Nowhere
Rick Remender

Image Comics, 2015

In this second volume of the hit series, the Anarchist League of Scientists dives further into the Onion construct of reality than ever before, jumping wildly through worlds of wonder, fantastic beauty, and cosmic horrors. Beset on dangers from without and within, the team must learn to be a family if they're ever to survive and find their way home again.
  
  











  



  
Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare

SparkNotes, 2003

No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Hamlet on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right.   Each No Fear Shakespeare contains The complete text of the original play A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language A complete list of characters with descriptions Plenty of helpful commentary
  
  











  



  
Puff, the Magic Dragon
Peter Yarrow, Lenny Lipton

Sterling, 2007

Puff, the Magic Dragon is simply one of the most beloved songs of all time—a classic that’s become as much a part of the childhood experience as Mother Goose and fairy tales. Yet singer/songwriter Peter Yarrow and co-composer Lenny Lipton have never allowed a picture book adaptation of this magical tale…until now. With Yarrow’s and Lipton’s blessing, Puff, Jackie Paper, and the land of Honalee finally live on the page. The exquisite ...
  
  











  



  
Nowhere to Turn: A Novel (Hidden Identity) (Volume 2)
Lynette Eason

Revell, 2014

The day Danielle Harding takes her 11-year-old son, Simon, and flees from her abusive husband, is the same day Kurt Harding dies. A relieved Dani believes she and her son are finally safe--but in reality, the danger has just begun. When Kurt was alive, he took something important to a mysterious person. That person wants the item back and believes Dani now has it. As she and her son run for their lives, they have nowhere to turn, until she hires ...
  
  











  



  
Nowhere to Run (A Joe Pickett Novel)
C. J. Box

Berkley, 2011

It's Joe Pickett's last week as a temporary game warden in the mountain town of Baggs, Wyoming, but his conscience won't let him leave without checking out the strange reports coming from the wilderness: camps looted, tents slashed, elk butchered. What awaits him is like something out of an old campfire tale, except this story is all too real-and all too deadly.
  
  











  



  
Where is Baby's Mommy?
Karen Katz

Little Simon, 2001

Is Mommy behind the chair? Is Mommy behind the plant? Join baby as he plays hide-and-seek with Mommy. The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps in this delightful interactive book are perfect for parents and children to share.
  
  











  



  
The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere
Pico Iyer

Simon & Schuster/ TED, 2014

A follow up to Pico Iyer’s essay “The Joy of Quiet,” The Art of Stillness considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug. Why would a man who seems able to go everywhere and do anything—like the international heartthrob and Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Leonard Cohen—choose to spend years sitting still and going nowhere? ...
  
  











  



  
McKenna (American Girl) (American Girl Today)
Mary Casanova

Amer Girl, 2011

Ten-year-old McKenna has always been a good student-and great at gymnastics. So when her grades suddenly begin to fall, her teacher suggests a little extra help from a tutor. McKenna is horrified until she meets her tutor, Josie, a super-confident girl who also happens to be in a wheelchair. Josie encourages McKenna to focus on her strengths and work toward her goals one day at a time. But just as McKenna begins to shine in school, she's ...
  
  











  



  
The Search for the Missing Bones (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, No. 2)
Eva Moore

Scholastic, 2000

Ms. Frizzle and her class visit the Hugh Mann Costume Company to learn all about skeletons: why we need them, what different bones are for, how doctors fix them when they're broken, and lots more.
  
  











  



  
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere
Julie T. Lamana

Chronicle Books, 2014

Armani Curtis can think about only one thing: her tenth birthday. All her friends are coming to her party, her mama is making a big cake, and she has a good feeling about a certain wrapped box. Turning ten is a big deal to Armani. It means she's older, wiser, more responsible. But when Hurricane Katrina hits the Lower Nines of New Orleans, Armani realizes that being ten means being brave, watching loved ones die, and mustering all her strength ...
  
  











  



  
Lunch Money
Andrew Clements

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007

MEET GREG KENTON, BILLIONAIRE IN THE MAKING. Greg Kenton has two obsessions -- making money and his long-standing competition with his annoying neighbor, Maura Shaw. So when Greg discovers that Maura is cutting into his booming Chunky Comics business with her own original illustrated minibooks, he's ready to declare war. The problem is, Greg has to admit that Maura's books are good, and soon the longtime enemies become unlikely business ...
  
  











  



  
crowded in the middle of nowhere
dr bo brock

rare bird, 2014

What do you do when you have a goat in your kitchen in the middle of the night? Why should you never put a pig in your mouth? With humor and heart, seasoned Texas veterinarian Bo Brock answers these questions and many more in his lighthearted collection of autobiographical essays, crowded in the middle of nowhere. Drawing from decades of work with every imaginable animal, as well as from his time off with his friends and family, Brock admits ...
  
  











  



  
Best Dad in the Sea (Finding Nemo Step into Reading, Step 1)
Amy J. Tyler

RH/Disney, 2003

A Step into Reading Book. Nemo loves his father Marlin, and Marlin loves his little Nemo. In this Step 1 story based on Disney/Pixar’s new feature film Finding Nemo, young readers will love watching Marlin gain courage as he searches the ocean for his son–and seeing Nemo learn that he’s capable of great things, just like his dad!
  
  











  



  
Elementary Analysis: The Theory of Calculus (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics)
Kenneth A. Ross

Springer, 2013

For over three decades, this best-selling classic has been used by thousands of students in the United States and abroad as a must-have textbook for a transitional course from calculus to analysis. It has proven to be very useful for mathematics majors who have no previous experience with rigorous proofs.  Its friendly style unlocks the mystery of writing proofs, while carefully examining the theoretical basis for calculus.  Proofs are given ...
  
  











  








   



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