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"Oh, no, not in this small apartment," my parents said. You'd think I asked for a baby elephant. If we just got rid of my bratty... kid brothers, there would be plenty of room. But just try telling that to my mom! Then Dad decided we could squeeze in one little kitten, so we got Scratchy. She was smarter - and nicer - than my brothers, that's for sure. Unfortunately, she also got into even more trouble than the twins...First, she destroyed Mom's favorite plant, and then she got caught eating right off the dinner table. My parents got so fed up, they decided I had just two weeks to teach Scratchy to behave...or else. Read More

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This fantastic activity book is chock-full of mazes, puzzles, word searches, word scrambles, trivia, and travel games all about th...e 50 states! And you can use the cool, full-color license plate stickers to play the "license plate game" on the fun United States map that spans the center spread. Read More

Simon and Shuster
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Based on Walt Disney's animated classic, this vintage Little Golden Book from 1951 retells the story of Alice?s wild adventures in... Wonderland. Read More

Simon and Shuster
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From the author of <I>Ender?s Game</I>, the soon-to-be major motion picture!<BR><BR>A complex fate. A deadly path. Book two in the... <I>New York Times </I>bestselling series <I>Publishers Weekly </I>calls ?an epic in the best sense.?<BR> <BR>When Rigg and his friends crossed the Wall between the only world they knew and a world they could not imagine, he hoped he was leading them to safety. But the dangers in this new wallfold are more difficult to see. Rigg, Umbo, and Param know that they cannot trust the expendable, Vadesh?a machine shaped like a human, created to deceive?but they are no longer certain that they can even trust one another. But they will have little choice. Because although Rigg can decipher the paths of the past, he can?t yet see the horror that lies ahead: A destructive force with deadly intentions is hurtling toward Garden. If Rigg, Umbo, and Param can?t work together to alter the past, there will be no future.<BR> <BR>The adventure, suspense, and time travel continue in this second installment in the critically acclaimed <I>New York Times</I> and <I>Publishers Weekly</I> bestselling Pathfinder series. Read More

Simon and Shuster
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<big><b>In the middle of the night Garrett is taken from his home to Harmony Lake, a boot camp for troubled teens.</b></big> Maybe... some kids deserve to be sent there, but Garrett knows he doesn't. Subjected to brutal physical and psychological abuse, he tries to fight back, but the battle is futile. He won't be allowed to leave until he's admitted his "mistakes" and conformed to Harmony Lake's standards of behavior. And there's no way to fake it. Beaten, humiliated, and stripped of his pride, Garrett's spirit is slowly ebbing away. Then he hears whispers of an escape plot. It's incredibly risky -- if he's caught, the consequences will be unthinkable -- but it may be his only way out. <BR> <BR> In this tense, riveting novel, award-winning YA author Todd Strasser reveals what really goes on in highly secretive -- and notoriously dangerous -- boot camps, a stealth prison system where any teenager under the age of eighteen can be imprisoned at his parents' whim. Read More

Simon and Shuster
$6.99 at Amazon

Lahni Schuler is the only black student at her private prep school. She's also the adopted child of two loving, but white, parents... who are on the road to divorce. Struggling to comfort her mother and angry with her dad, Lahni feels more and more alone. But when Lahni and her mother attend a local church one Sunday, Lahni hears the amazing gospel choir, and her life takes an unexpected turn. <BR> <BR> It so happens that one of Lahni's teachers, Mr. Faringhelli, has nominated her for a talent competition, and she is expected to perform a song in front of the whole school. Lahni decides to join the church choir to help her become a better singer. But what starts out as a way to practice singing becomes a place of belonging and a means for Lahni to discover her own identity. In this moving book, acclaimed author Bil Wright tells the story of one girl's search to find a home where she truly belongs. Read More

Simon and Shuster
$7.19 at Amazon

DARKNESS THREATENS to overtake Earthsea. As the world and its wizards are losing their magic, Ged -- powerful Archmage, wizard, an...d dragonlord -- embarks on a sailing journey with highborn young prince, Arren. They travel far beyond the realm of death to discover the cause of these evil disturbances and to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it. <BR> With millions of copies sold, <b>Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle</b> has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere. Complex, innovative, and deeply moral, this quintessential fantasy sequence has been compared with the work of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and has helped make Le Guin one of the most distinguished fantasy and science fiction writers of all time. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Read More

Simon and Shuster
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Peter Pan and his fairy friend Tinker Bell are back in this vintage Little Golden Book! Featuring gorgeous illustrations from 1952..., this children's classic is being reissued just in time for the release of <i>Walt Disney's Peter Pan </i>Platinum Edition DVD. Read More

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