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Chickadee (Birchbark #4)

Chickadee (Birchbark #4)

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Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, Chickadee is the first novel of a new arc in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.

Twin brothers Chickadee and Makoons have done everything together since they were born--until the unthinkable happens and the brothers are separated.

Desperate to reunite, both Chickadee and his family must travel across new territories, forge unlikely friendships, and experience unexpected moments of both unbearable heartache and pure joy. And through it all, Chickadee draws from the strength of his namesake, the chickadee, to carry him home.

Chickadee continues the story of one Ojibwe family's journey through one hundred years in America. In a starred review, School Library Journal proclaimed, Readers will be more than happy to welcome little Chickadee into their hearts.

The paperback edition includes additional material, such as an interview with the author and activities.

Children of Jubilee (Children of Exile Series)

Children of Jubilee (Children of Exile Series)

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Kiandra has to use her wits and tech-savvy ways to help rescue Edwy, Enu, and the others from the clutches of the Enforcers in the thrilling final novel of the Children of Exile series from New York Times bestselling author, Margaret Peterson Haddix.

Since the Enforcers raided Refuge City, Rosi, Edwy, and the others are captured and forced to work as slave labor on an alien planet, digging up strange pearls. Weak and hungry, none of them are certain they will make it out of this alive.

But Edwy's tech-savvy sister, Kiandra, has always been the one with all the answers, and so they turn to her. But Kiandra realizes that she can't find her way out of this one on her own, and they all might need to rely on young Cana and her alien friend if they are going to survive.

Chinese Dragons (CYOA Series)

Chinese Dragons (CYOA Series)

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Chinese Dragons by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU - a young orphan in 620 AD, the dawn of the Tang Dynasty in China - on a daring adventure for your own freedom. 9-12 year old readers will combat with invading warriors, ride horses along the Great Wall, save a man's life, and become a hero. Choose Your Own Adventure Chinese Dragons is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. One day, a group of Mongolian Turks invades your village and attacks your uncle's farm. Are you taken prisoner or do you escape? Do you join the army of the Great Warrior of China or avenge your family's death on your own?
Choose Your Own Adventure #11: Trouble on Planet Earth

Choose Your Own Adventure #11: Trouble on Planet Earth

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Trouble on Planet Earth by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on an ecological, crime-solving adventure as you and your magical brother try to figure out what is draining Earth's oil reserves. 9-12 year old readers will face down nefarious weather goons, meet mysterious beings from beyond, and save the world from imminent doom!Choose Your Own Adventure Trouble on Planet Earth is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. Who is responsible for the diminishing oil levels on Earth? An evil multinational organization? A rogue government body? Or could it be someone - or something - completely otherworldly that is siphoning oil through laser straws?! More than just the planet's weather and resources are at stake!
Choose Your Own Adventure #12: War with the Evil Power Master

Choose Your Own Adventure #12: War with the Evil Power Master

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War With The Evil Power Master by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on an intergalactic space adventure to defeat the Evil Power Master once and for all! 9-12 year old readers will face the most evil villain that's ever lived, explore the greater galaxy, and bravely lead the Lacoonian System Rapid Force team. War With The Evil Power Master is a companion book to the bestselling title Prisoner of the Ant People. Choose Your Own Adventure War With The Evil Power Master is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. The Evil Power Master loves to destroy planets. If you challenge him, will your planet continue safely orbiting? Can you defeat this space villain, or will all of existence be obliterated?
Choose Your Own Adventure #13: Cup of Death

Choose Your Own Adventure #13: Cup of Death

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Cup of Death by Shannon Gilligan takes YOU on an adventure to Kyoto, Japan in search of a rare tea bowl that has recently gone missing. 9-12 year old readers will explore the mountainous Asian countryside, hone their detective skills, and help solve the case! Choose Your Own Adventure Cup of Death is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. A magical, ancient relic is reported stolen from a famous tea ceremony school. If you take the case, will you get in over your head? Should you brave the international criminals you are certain are behind the theft? If you sneak into the gang leader's car, will you ever get home?
Choose Your Own Adventure #14: The Case of the Silk King

Choose Your Own Adventure #14: The Case of the Silk King

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The Case of the Silk King by Shannon Gilligan takes YOU on a detective-style adventure as you explore Asia for the missing Silk King, Jim Thompson. 9-12 year old readers will journey to Bangkok, Thailand, following a lead received in a mysterious package containing $2,000, a plane ticket, and a strange newspaper clipping. Choose Your Own Adventure The Case of the Silk King is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. In 1967, Jim Thompson, a famous businessman with connections to the CIA, went missing in Malaysia. You are a detective with an eye for a good case, so hopping a plane to Asia isn't out of the ordinary. When you land, will you find that you're not the only one on the case? Who kidnapped Jim Thompson? Will you be next?
Choose Your Own Adventure #15: Beyond Escape

Choose Your Own Adventure #15: Beyond Escape

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Beyond Escape! by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on an adventure to an alternate universe in the near-distant future. 9-12 year old readers will enter the fledgling democracy called Turtalia, which is locked in an underground war with the fascist state of Dorado. Beyond Escape! is a companion book to the bestselling title Escape!. Choose Your Own Adventure Beyond Escape! is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. Warfare has spread to San Francisco, where a band of guerrillas holds out in the hills. You are an agent for the revolution. Will your mission to protect the Doradan people help, or further the war? If the corrupt government forces find out about you and your counter-ops, will your life be spared?
Choose Your Own Adventure #17: The Brilliant Dr. Wogan

Choose Your Own Adventure #17: The Brilliant Dr. Wogan

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The Brilliant Dr. Wogan by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on a detective-style adventure as you search for the missing nuclear physics mastermind, Dr. Wogan. 9-12 year old readers will fill the shoes of a budding junior nuclear scientist working on the new frontier of nuclear inventions. Choose Your Own Adventure The Brilliant Dr. Wogan is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. The machine that you have been working on could neutralize radiation and potentially stop the threat of nuclear weapons. Mysteriously, the inventor of the machine, along with the plans, goes missing. You are her trusted assistant, and the world looks to you for help. Has she been kidnapped? Or, is she in danger and hiding on purpose?
Choose Your Own Adventure 4-Book Set, Volume 1: The Abominable Snowman/Journey Under the Sea/Space and Beyond/The Lost Jewels of Nabooti

Choose Your Own Adventure 4-Book Set, Volume 1: The Abominable Snowman/Journey Under the Sea/Space and Beyond/The Lost Jewels of Nabooti

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4 paperbacks, 150 total possible endings! #1 The Abominable Snowman: You head to the Himalaya in search of the mythical Abominable Snowman. But when your climbing pal Carlos goes missing, your search takes a very different turn. 144 pages, 28 possible endings. #2 Journey Under the Sea: Did the lost city of Atlantis really exist? Or is it just a myth? 144 pages, 42 possible endings. #3 Space and Beyond: What if you could choose the planet of your birth? No one said that choosing your home planet was going to be easy. You'll have to use all your resources and talents. Be courageous! And good luck. May the Infinite Spirit guide you safely! 144 pages, 42 possible endings. #4 The Lost Jewels of Nabooti: The legendary jewels of Nabooti are missing! Will finding them help world peace? Or could it kill you? 144 pages, 38 possible endings
Choose Your Own Adventure Spies: Spy for Cleopatra

Choose Your Own Adventure Spies: Spy for Cleopatra

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Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Spy for Cleopatra by Katherine Factor takes YOU to ancient Greece where you're faced with a mission larger than any ancient pyramid! 9-12 year old readers travel back in time to try and change history and must choose what happens next in the story. Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Spy for Cleopatra is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. It is circa 400 A.D. and you are a young person living in ancient Greece. You are studying with the powerful philosopher and mathematician, Hypatia. Hypatia's formulas and inventions will change the course of history, but she can't let go of an event from the past. She needs you to travel back in time to the age of Cleopatra in order to change history so the Library of Alexandria can be saved from destruction by fire. Can you do what's needed to preserve the world's most important knowledge?
Choose Your Own Adventure, Volume 2: Mystery of the Maya/House of Danger/Race Forever/Escape

Choose Your Own Adventure, Volume 2: Mystery of the Maya/House of Danger/Race Forever/Escape

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4 paperbacks, 119 total possible endings! #5 Mystery of the Maya: Your best friend Tom goes missing on assignment in Mexico. You have to help find him. Your search could bring you back in time to the mysterious Mayan civilization, or into a modern revolution. The wrong choice could turn you into a human sacrifice on a bloody altar. 144 pages, 39 possible endings. #6 House of Danger: You are an accomplished young detective with several tough cases under your belt. Then comes a case that is as difficult as it is frightening. An anonymous caller begs for help. But before you can find out more, the line goes dead... The case leads you to a house with a truly evil secret. 144 pages, 20 possible endings. #7 Race Forever: As soon as you could see over the steering wheel of an SUV, your father began teaching you about cars and driving. Now you're off to Africa for your first rally on your own. Are you ready to face the toughest driving conditions in the world and even tougher competitors? 144 pages, 33 possible endings. #8 Escape: The year is 2045. Civil wars and foreign attacks have split the U.S. into three hostile political areas. You are a citizen of Turtalia, a new democracy that struggles under the control of a harsh neighboring state, Dorado. You have successfully infiltrated Dorado and obtained important information about their plans to invade Turtalia, but will you be able to make it home alive? 144 pages, 27 possible endings.
Choose Your Own Adventure: #19 Forecast from Stonehenge

Choose Your Own Adventure: #19 Forecast from Stonehenge

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Forecast From Stonehenge by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on a fantasy adventure as you explore the magical undercurrents of English lore. 9-12 year old readers will travel to the English countryside to meet a mysterious man claiming he has secret information about the missing heelstone - one of the famous Arthurian myths associated with the ancient site of Stonehenge. Choose Your Own Adventure Forecast From Stonehenge is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. You are an explorer and a junior detective and you've just returned to your home in London, England. The solstice is approaching and you follow a tip to Stonehenge in search of the missing heelstone. Is this mysterious contact tied to a dangerous vision of the future? Will you be tricked by the fairies? Can you entice the magical tree sprite and outwit the scary giant?
Choose Your Own Adventure: Terror on the Titanic

Choose Your Own Adventure: Terror on the Titanic

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Terror on the Titanic by Jim Wallace takes YOU back in time to an historical adventure aboard the infamous Titanic. 9-12 year old readers will explore the world's most luxurious ship and study how it operates, meet the crew, and drink up the magical excitement of this maiden voyage! Choose Your Own Adventure Terror on the Titanic is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. The date is April 10, 1912. Embarking on the Titanic seems like a dream. Quickly you learn that there is evil-doing aboard. Who can you trust? Will you be able to save the Titanic from certain doom as it careens into an iceberg? Will you be remembered as a hero, or just another victim of one of the sea's most tragic events?
Chosen One

Chosen One

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Fort and his friends face more perilous ancient magic as they race towards a battle to save humanity in this fifth and final installment in the fantastical series from the author of the New York Times bestselling Story Thieves!

Fort Fitzgerald is finally reunited with his father and wants nothing more than for life to return to normal, the way things were before magic burst back into the world. But normal isn't an option anymore. Not when the Old Ones could still return to enslave humanity and Damian is dead set on making that happen.

Convinced he's the Chosen One the prophecy says will save the world, Damian has mastered all six books of magic and plans to summon the Old Ones to destroy them. Fort knows better though--Damian has no chance of defeating the Old Ones once they arrive.

Maybe Fort could stop Damian if he could use the magic from the dragon dictionary, but he's consumed with strange visions each time he tries. The only hope left is for Fort, Jia, and Rachel to recruit the help of old friends--and enemies. But how can they know who to trust? Because unless they can find the truth behind the web of secrets and lies surrounding the prophecy of the Chosen One, Fort's visions, Arthurian legends, and even magic itself, they've already lost.

Chupacabras of the Río Grande

Chupacabras of the Río Grande

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Pura Belpré Honor-winning author David Bowles joins Newbery Honor-winning Adam Gidwitz as co-author of the newest Unicorn Rescue Society adventure, as the kids travel to the U.S.-Mexican border to help the legendary chupacabras.

INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS STORY about the medieval Secret Order of the Unicorn!

A new adventure begins for Elliot and Uchenna when Professor Fauna bursts into their classroom with
a frightening report from the Texas-Mexico border: something has completely drained the blood from
a cow's body! The team must fly to Laredo, where tempers are running high.

Teaming up with local kids Lupita and Mateo--plus their brilliant mother, Dr. Alejandra Cervantes, and her curandero husband, Israel--can the Unicorn Rescue Society save the region's animals and help bring a divided community together once more? And what is that spiny, bloodsucking, adorable little creature?

Cilla Lee-Jenkins This Book Is a Classic

Cilla Lee-Jenkins This Book Is a Classic

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In the second middle-grade novel starring exuberant third grader Cilla Lee-Jenkins, the future bestselling author writes a Classic.

"Anyone who spends time with Cilla Lee-Jenkins will look forward to reading her in the future." --Booklist, starred review, on Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

Priscilla "Cilla" Lee-Jenkins has just finished her (future) bestselling memoir, and now she's ready to write a Classic. This one promises to have everything: Romance, Adventure, and plenty of Drama--like Cilla's struggles to "be more Chinese," be the perfect flower girl at Aunt Eva's wedding, and learn how to share her best friend.

In Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic, author Susan Tan seamlessly weaves experiences as a Chinese American with universal stories about being a big sister, making friends, and overcoming fears. Cilla Lee-Jenkins will bulldoze her way into your heart in this winning middle grade novel about family, friendship, and finding your voice.

"A jubilant story that will leave young readers wanting to hear more about Cilla's adventures." --School Library Journal

Cinders Horse Diaries Special Edition

Cinders Horse Diaries Special Edition

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In this Horse Diaries-meets-Dog Diaries Special Crossover Edition, a horse with a bad reputation meets his match in a no-nonsense fire dog and the biggest, hottest flames Chicago has ever seen!

In the 1800s, firefighters needed horses to pull the fire trucks. But horses spook easily and run away from fire--so they needed fire dogs.

Cinders is a dappled gray horse with a bad reputation. When he first arrives at the firehouse, he refuses to even enter his stall. But a kind man, his daughter, and a smart dalmatian named Sparky convince him he's made to be a firehouse horse. Will he learn to brave the flames in time to stand up to the biggest, fiercest, most frightening fire the city has ever faced?

Get the dog's side of the story! Read Dog Diaries Special Edition: Sparky.