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100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1995

Popular, well-known poetry: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, Emerson, Browning, Keats, Kipling, Sandburg, Pound, Auden, Thomas, and many others. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening," "Fog," "Chicago," ...


The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction
Henry James

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1981

To read a story by Henry James is to enter a fully realized world unlike any other-a rich, perfectly crafted domain of vivid language and splendid, complex characters. Devious children, sparring lovers, capricious American girls, obtuse bachelors, sibylline spinsters, and charming Europeans populate these five fascinating nouvelles, which represent the author in both his early and late phases. From the apparitions of evil that haunt the ...


Harry Houdini: Master of Magic (Scholastic Biography)
Robert Kraske

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1989

A brief biography of Ehrich Weiss, who gained renown as Harry Houdini, master magician and escape artist.


World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great Myths and Epics
Donna Rosenberg

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1994


Cuentos from My Childhood: Legends and Foldtales of Northern New Mexico
P. Atencio

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1991


Come to School, Dear Dragon (Modern Curriculum Press Beginning to Read)
Margaret Hillert

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1950

A boy's pet dragon visits him at school and joins in the classroom activities.


Man from Australia
Bob Wright

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1995


Very Special Kwanzaa
Deborah Newton Chocolate

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1996

Remembering how the kids made fun of his dashiki, beads, and sandals the previous year, Charlie is reluctant to participate in the present year's Kwanzaa Festival at school, until he remembers the deeper meaning of Kwanzaa.


Lynx Twins Grow Up
Stephanie Smith

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2002

The lynx twins do everything together! They eat their favorite foods together, tumble and play together, and even learn how to climb together. But it's not all fun and games when a wolf spots them. Will the twins survive the encounter? This book features colorful illustrations and bonus facts about this amazing creature. It's also available with a realistic stuffed lynx toy, which is certain to spark your child's imagination and foster his/her ...


The Magic School Bus Gets Programmed: A Book about Computers (Magic School Bus (Pb))
Nancy White

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1999

Book by White, Nancy


The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Elizabeth George Speare

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1972

Sixteen-year-old Kit Tyler is marked by suspicion and disapproval from the moment she arrives on the unfamiliar shores of colonial Connecticut in 1687. Alone and desperate, she has been forced to leave her beloved home on the island of Barbados and join a family she has never met. Torn between her quest for belonging and her desire to be true to herself, Kit struggles to survive in a hostile place. Just when it seems she must give up, she finds ...


A Prayer for Owen Meany a Prayer for Owen Meany
John Irving

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1990

In the summer of 1953, two eleven-year-old boys—best friends—are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball and kills the other boy’s mother. The boy who hits the ball doesn’t believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is God’s instrument. What happens to Owen, after that 1953 foul ball, is extraordinary and terrifying.


2 Towers (Lord of the Rings)
J. R. R. Tolkien

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1999

Frodo and his Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest. They have lost the wizard Gandalf in a battle in the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. Now Frodo and Sam continue the journey alone down the great river Anduin -- alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go.


Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1983

Of all Jane Austen's books PRIDE AND PREJUDICE has earned a special place in the hearts of the reading public as her best-loved and most intimately known novel. From its famous opening sentence the story of Elizabeth and Darcy, told with a wit that its author feared might prove 'rather too light and bright, and sparkling', delights its most familiar readers as thoroughly as it does those who encounter it for the first time.


Album of Horses
Marguerite Henry

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1993

How did the Morgan horse get its name? What are the differences between a Belgian and a Clydesdale? Why are the Byerly Turk, Darley Arabian, and Godolphin Arabian so important? Find the answers to these and many other intriguing questions in Marguerite Henry's Album of Horses . The award-winning author of the wonderful stories Misty of Chincoteague, King of the Wind, and Brighty of the Grand Canyon , Marguerite Henry describes in vivid ...


Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales
Stephen King

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2003

The first collection of stories Stephen King has published since Nightmares & Dreamscapes nine years ago, Everything's Eventual includes one O. Henry Prize winner, two other award winners, four stories published by The New Yorker, and "Riding the Bullet," King's original e-book, which attracted over half a million online readers and became the most famous short story of the decade. "Riding the Bullet," published here on paper for the ...


Las Bellas Hijas de Mufaro: Cuento Popular Africano (Spanish Edition)
John Steptoe

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1997

Mufaro tiene dos bellas hijas. Nyasha es arnable y considerada, pero Manyara es egoísta y consentida. Cuando el rey decide buscar esposa entre "Las hijas más dignas y bellas del reino," Manyara decide que ella será la elegida. Esta fábula clásica es tambián un viaje fantástico a Zimbabwe, con todo el esplendor y belleza que nos brinda esta antigua tierra.


Wuthering Heights
Emily Bronte

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1983

"Wuthering Heights" seems bafflingly unlike other novels yet constantly speaks to popular imagination. This edition for students and teachers engages with some of the key issues in contemporary critical theory.


Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1982

Treasure Island, written by legendary author Robert Louis Stevenson is widely considered to be one of the greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, Treasure Island is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Robert Louis Stevenson is highly recommended. Published by Classic ...


Great Santini
Pat Conroy

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1987

Meet Bull Meecham... Step into the powerhouse life of Bull Meecham. He's all Marine—fighter pilot, king of the clouds, and absolute ruler of his family. Lillian is his wife—beautiful, southern-bred, with a core of velvet steel. Without her cool head, her kids would be in real trouble. Ben is the oldest, a born athlete whose best never satisfies the big man. Ben's got to stand up, even fight back, against a father who doesn't give in—not ...



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