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The Cat in the Hat
Poor Dick and Sally. It's cold and wet and they're stuck in the house with nothing to do . . . until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into a madcap adventure and almost wrecking the place in the process! Written by Dr. Seuss in 1957 in response to the concern that "pallid primers [with] abnormally courteous, unnaturally clean boys and girls' were leading to growing illiteracy among children, The Cat in the Hat (the ...
Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
Robert C. Martin
Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship . Martin has teamed up with his colleagues from Object Mentor to ...
Ann M. Martin
Feiwel & Friends
Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She’s thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose’s rules of homonyms, is very special. Not everyone understands Rose’s obsessions, her rules, and the other things that make her different – not her teachers, not other kids, and not her single father. When a storm hits their rural town, rivers overflow, ...
Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader
Bathroom Readers' Institute
Weighing in at a whopping 544 pages, Uncle John’s Canoramic Bathroom Reader presents a wide-angle view of the world around us. It’s overflowing with everything that BRI fans have come to expect from this bestselling trivia series: fascinating history, silly science, and obscure origins, plus fads, blunders, wordplay, quotes, and a few surprises (such as some of the "creative" methods people have used to pay off their alimony). And yes, ...
Uncle Si the Christmas Elf: Work Hard, Nap Hard
Ashley Howard Nelson
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Duck the halls! This book and doll set starring Uncle Si of Duck Dynasty® captures the true message of Christmas and makes for a perfect present—to either give or receive! Uncle Si plays the part of an elf in order to help Santa Claus to save one little boy’s Christmas. This humorous, heartwarming picture book is told in verse that’s true to Uncle Si’s unique way of spinning a tale. And kids will love displaying their doll of Uncle ...
Walt Disney Uncle Scrooge And Donald Duck: The Don Rosa Library Vols. 1 & 2 Gift Box Set (The Don Rosa ...
This is the perfect gift set for Donald Duck/Uncle Scrooge comics fans. To commemorate the first time Don Rosa’s legendary and internationally acclaimed Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge stories have been comprehensively reprinted in America, we have produced a stunning two-volume boxed set collecting the first two books in the 10-volume series. These two volumes contain over 30 of Rosa’s ingeniously plotted, meticulously rendered, and ...
Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge: "The Seven Cities Of Gold" (Vol. 14) (The Carl Barks Library)
Collects further Carl Barks Uncle Scrooge/Donald Duck stories — including the one that inspired Raiders of the Lost Ark . Uncle Scrooge takes Donald and the nephews on a perilous trek in search of the fabled seven cities of gold! This is the Scrooge story famous for providing Steven Spielberg and George Lucas with inspiration for parts of Raiders of the Lost Ark . Speaking of gold and movies, James Bond fans might recognize in “The ...
Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!
Random House Books for Young Readers
With Dr. Seuss as your guide, learning the alphabet is as easy as A, B, C.
The Harbinger: The Ancient Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future
Frontline Pub Inc
Is it possible... That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America's future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national ...
America's White Table
Margot Theis Raven
Sleeping Bear Press
The White Table is set in many mess halls as a symbol for and remembrance to service members fallen, missing, or held captive in the line of duty. Solitary and solemn, it is the table where no one will ever sit. As a special gift to her Uncle John, Katie and her sisters are asked to help set the white table for dinner. As their mother explains the significance of each item placed on the table Katie comes to understand and appreciate the depth of ...
Little, Brown and Company
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life and I Funny comes a brilliantly original new adventure series, jam-packed with action, humor, and heart! The Kidd siblings have grown up diving down to shipwrecks and traveling the world, helping their famous parents recover everything from swords to gold doubloons from the bottom of the ocean. But after their parents disappear n the job, the kids ...
Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel
Carol Rifka Brunt
Dial Press Trade Paperback
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • School Library Journal In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them. NATIONAL ...
Little House in the Big Woods
Laura Ingalls Wilder
The book that started it all! Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series, which was based on her life growing up as an American pioneer. This edition features Garth Williams' interior art in vibrant full color. Told from four-year-old Laura's point of view, this story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Laura lives in the little house with ...
I Survived: The Shark Attacks of 1916
Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek? In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey. Then one day, swimming with his ...
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job. Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. Ram Charan is a legendary advisor to senior executives and boards of directors, a man with unparalleled insight into why some companies are successful and others are not. ...
The Silver Star: A Novel
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls’ gripping new novel that "transports us with her powerful storytelling...She contemplates the extraordinary bravery needed to confront real-life demons in a world where the hardest thing to do may be to not run away" ( O, The Oprah Magazine ). It is 1970 in a small town in California. “Bean” Holladay is twelve and her sister, Liz, is fifteen when their ...
Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, No. 1)
Mary Pope Osborne
Random House Books for Young Readers
Jack and Annie's very first fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House! Where did the tree house come from? Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur's dinner? Visit the Magic Tree House website! MagicTreeHouse.com
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6)
On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I SURVIVED series. The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad's best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas's parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan. So the next morning, ...
Walt Disney Uncle Scrooge And Donald Duck: "Treasure Under Glass": The Don Rosa Library Vol. 3 (The Don Rosa ...
In the latest volume of Don Rosa’s Duck stories, Uncle Scrooge and the gang have undersea adventures. When sharks and pirates block Scrooge McDuck from the mother of all treasure maps, only noisy nephew Donald can break the impasse ... or can he? It’s Fantagraphics’ third complete, chronological book of Duck epics by Don Rosa—following in the footsteps of Disney legend Carl Barks with his own stunning, seaworthy style! Standout stories ...
The Secret Garden
Frances Hodgson Burnett
This timeless classic is a poignant tale of Mary, a lonely orphaned girl sent to a Yorkshire mansion at the edge of a vast lonely moor. At first, she is frightened by this gloomy place until she meets a local boy, Dickon, who's earned the trust of the moor's wild animals, the invalid Colin, an unhappy boy terrified of life, and a mysterious, abandoned garden...
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