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October Sky: A Memoir

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval


Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness.
Robert Specht

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2003

The author tells the story as told to him of Anne Hobbs, a woman who went to Alaska in the 1920's to teach, but who had trouble due to her kindness to the Indians there.


A Horse Called Wonder (Thoroughbred)
Joanna Campbell

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1991

Ashleigh wouldn't care about anything, ever again. Ashleigh Griffen swore she'd never give her heart to another horse -- not after a terrible disease wiped out her family's breeding farm, along with Ashleigh's favorite mare, Stardust. Now the Griffens are starting over as breeding managers at Townsend Acres, and Ashleigh's sure she is going to hate living there. Then a small, sickly foal is born -- a beautiful copper filly that looks like ...


Emperor Mage (Immortals (Prebound))
Tamora Pierce

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2005

Emperor Ozorne's Immortal minions have savaged peaceful Tortall. Daine has lost many friends to Hurrock claw and Stormwing talon. Now Ozorne talks of treaties, and for Tortall's sake, Daine must attend the peace conference - somehow keeping her wild magic in check. But other forces demand she unleash that power. The Gods are furious with Emperor Ozorne, and have chosen Daine to deliver their dreadful retribution. Compelled by the Graveyard Hag, ...


Cross and the Switchblade
David Wilkkerson, David R. Wilkerson

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1986

The tortured face of a young killer, one of seven boys on trial for a brutal murder, started country preacher David Wilkerson on his lonely crusade to the most dangerous streets in the world. Violent gangs ruled by warlords, drug pushers and pimps held the streets of New York's ghettoes in an iron grip. It was into this world that David Wilkerson stepped, armed only with the simple message of God's love and the promise of the Holy Spirit's ...


10 Minutes Till Bedtime
Peggy Rathmann

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2004

The countdown to bedtime is about to begin when a family of hamsters arrives at the front door. "All aboard," shouts the child's pet hamster, and it's off to the kitchen for a snack, to the bathroom for toothbrushing, to the bedroom for a story. And just as the child starts to read, more hamsters stream through the front door and the escapades accelerate as the countdown continues. Now in a sturdy board book format, this favorite bedtime book is ...


My Monster Mama Loves Me So
L. Leuck

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2002

My monster mama loves me so! Let me tell you how I know: When I wake up, she tweaks my nose, tickles all my pointy toes, combs the cobwebs from my bangs, and makes sure that I brush my fangs.... At once tender and funny, this monster bedtime story is guaranteed to generate giggles, tickles, and plenty of monster hugs.


Hippos Go Berserk
Sandra Boynton

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1996

This humorous counting book for very young children features a cast of hippos.


Every Living Thing (48) (All Creatures Great & Small (Pb))
James Herriot

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1993

From the author of All Creatures Great and Small -- an enchanting volume of memoirs. You'll meet his associate, John Crooks; his partner, Siegfried; more of the farmers and village-dwellers who form his diverse (and sometimes rather eccentric) clientele; and more of his patients -- the farm and domestic animals on which Dr. Herriot lavishes his affection, care and love.


I Love You, Stinky Face
Lisa McCourt

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2003

As a mother lovingly tucks her child into bed, the imaginative child has a few questions. For instance, "what if I were an alligator with big, sharp teeth that could bite your head off?" This unstoppably devoted mother will have readers laughing out loud as replies to one question after another.


Trouble with Trolls
Jan Brett

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1999

Treva and her dog, Tuffi, are off to visit Treva's cousin who lives on the other side of Mount Baldy. On their journey they meet some trolls who long for a pet dog. Treva has to think fast in order to bring Tuffi safely home. Jan Brett is the author/illustrator of "The Wild Christmas Reindeer".


A is for Annabelle: A Doll's Alphabet
Tasha Tudor

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 2004

A IS FOR ANNABELLE, GRANDMOTHER'S DOLL, B FOR HER BOX ON THE CHEST IN THE HALL. Learn the alphabet from A to Z with the help of Annabelle the doll. Each gorgeously illustrated spread features one of her favorite things. With an antique box, a parasol, and yarn for mending, children can learn the alphabet in grand style.


Hailstones and Halibut Bones: Adventures in Color
Mary O'Neill

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1990

Award-winner John Wallner has illustrated this full-color edition of Mary O'Neill's classic poetry book. Here is color that can be heard and touched and smelled. With a compelling sense of rhythm and with images that are clear and fresh, O'Neill explores the spectrum in 12 poems and 12 different colors.


Draw Cars %%%
Doug DuBosque

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1997

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of cars and light trucks, with emphasis on observation as well as on imagination.


Jolly Man
Jimmy Buffett, Savannah Jane Buffett

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1993

On a remote island called Bananaland, the Jolly Mon uses his beautiful voice and an enchanted guitar to lure fish from the ocean and bring happiness to all. But these gifts can't save him from treacherous pirates. For that, he will need the help of a very special dolphin. A perfect gift for Jimmy Buffett fans young and old, this beloved tale is now packaged as a hardcover book with a reading by Jimmy Buffett accompanied by an original musical ...


Wish for Wings That Work
Berkeley Breathed

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1995

While watching the snow ducks glide overhead, Opus the penguin becomes filled with the desire to do the same and asks Santa Clause to grant him the ability to do what no penguin has done before--fly. Book available.


Badger's Parting Gift
Susan Varley

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1992

This box includes "Badger's Parting Gifts", "Mr Gumpy's Outing", "Rosie's Walk", "Gorilla", "Moving Molly" and Whistle for Willie".


When We Were Very Young
A. A. Milne

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1992

Back by popular demand, the four full-color gift editions of the original Pooh classics are available again. These elegant books, larger in format than the classic editions, include all of Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations, each meticulously hand-painted in delicate watercolors. Here are the two great storybooks chronicling the adventures of Christopher Robin and all the inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood, as well as the two charming ...


Wonder's Promise (Thoroughbred)
Joanna Campbell

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1991

Ashleigh's dreams are in tatters.... Ashleigh Griffen is thrilled when the owner of the horse farm where she lives puts her favorite horse, Wonder, into training as a Thoroughbred racer. Ashleigh has spent the past year turning the sickly filly into a beautiful, healthy yearling. Ashleigh knows Wonder could be great, but Wonder dislikes her harsh new trainer. Soon she's bucking and disobeying all his commands. Ashleigh is heartbroken when the ...


Ryan White: My Own Story
Ryan White, Ann Marie Cunningham

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1992

Ryan was a typical 13-year-old when it was discovered that he had contracted AIDS through tainted blood products he had been given for his hemophilia. He was denied the right to return to school, so he went to court, with newspaper headlines following the many legal battles. With great courage he began to speak out against the misconceptions about the disease, making friends with celebrities like Elton John and Michael Jackson along the way. ...



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