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Chasing Helicity Into the Wind

Chasing Helicity Into the Wind

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When Helicity Dunlap flies for Texas to spend time with her best friend Mia she hopes to leave the tragedies of the devastating tornado and flash flood back in Michigan--at least for a little while.
Her responsibilities at Mia's Aunt Suze's beachfront bed and breakfast are pretty simple and leave her lots of time to enjoy hunting for sea glass, sunbathing, and exploring a summer romance.
But Helicity comes by her name honestly--Helicity means to spin--and her troubles from home follow her south. Her concerns about her older brother Andy intensify--even though he shows up to surprise her in Texas.
And if there's one place in the world that has weather to rival Michigan's, it's Texas. She and her friends go out for a day sail and get caught up in a derecho--a line of intense, widespread, and fast-moving windstorms that once again turn her boat--and life--upside down. She'll have to face her fears and muster all her strength and knowledge to fight her way out of the nightmare.

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Meteorologist Ginger Zee deftly balances the science of storms, their fascination to storm chasers, and Helicity's angst and family problems. Readers should easily relate to Helicity's longing to follow her passion: "Wind, moisture, pressure, temperature--there was so much about the weather that she didn't know, and so much she wanted to understand." - Publisher's Weekly

Chasing Helicity: Force of Nature

Chasing Helicity: Force of Nature

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Helicity is well aware that her name is unusual . . . kind of like Helicity herself. The word helicity means to spin in a corkscrew motion, and for as long as she can remember, Helicity has been fascinated by the weather. Her heroes are not reality TV stars, but meteorologists and storm chases.
The weather is Helicity's escape from her own reality--be it school, her father's strict discipline, or her brother's imminent departure for college, where he's all set to play football.
One fateful day, Helicity and her horse head out on a long ride to take a break from life at home. Even with her experience studying the atmosphere, Helicity is unprepared for a powerful tornado that wipes out her town. The choices Helicity makes before, during, and after that storm will have a lasting effect on her family and her future.
Chestnut

Chestnut

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From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Max comes a heartwarming, middle grade adventure story about a rescue dog, Chestnut, who befriends a girl trying to save her family's Christmas tree farm in North Carolina.

Chestnut is a dog without a family. After being abandoned in the wild, Chestnut is wandering the North Carolina countryside trying to survive. When twelve-year-old Meg stumbles upon him on the outskirts of her family's Christmas tree farm, she just knows that they're meant to be together forever. The only problem? The farm is on the brink of closing down, and her family can't afford a pet. Meg knows she has what it takes to save the business and take care of Chestnut--she'll just need to keep him a secret until then. Will Meg and Chestnut get their Christmas miracle?

Chick and Brain Smell My Foot

Chick and Brain Smell My Foot

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A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

From Newbery Honor winner Cece Bell comes an offbeat, pitch-perfect storybook for beginning readers that will have them in fits of giggles.

"Maybe your foot smells good.
Maybe your foot smells great.
But I will not smell your foot until you say PLEASE."

Meet Chick and Brain. And their friend Spot. Chick likes to follow the rules. Brain might not be as smart as he looks. And Spot just wants to eat lunch. In a graphic reader loaded with verbal and visual humor, Cece Bell offers a comical primer on good manners gone awry. Simple, silly, and perfectly suited for its audience, this tale of Chick and Brain's constant misunderstandings and miscommunications proves once again that Cece Bell is a master at meeting kids where they are.

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 #10: Prisoner of the Ant People

Choose Your Own Adventure #10: Prisoner of the Ant People

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Prisoner of the Ant People by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on an otherworldly adventure as you fight off the the feared Ant People, who have recently joined forces with the Evil Power Master. 9-12 year old readers will battle the infamous villain, the Evil Power Master, as part of the Zondo Quest Group. Prisoner of the Ant People is a companion book to the bestselling title War With the Evil Power Master. Choose Your Own Adventure Prisoner of the Ant People is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. Your team turns up missing and you are left to carry out the mission on your own. Will you be able to save the universe from being destroyed? Or will you be miniaturized and captured by these evil bug monsters... until the end of your days?
Choose Your Own Adventure #11: Trouble on Planet Earth

Choose Your Own Adventure #11: Trouble on Planet Earth

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SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IS DRAINING EARTH?S OIL RESERVES. CAN YOU CRACK THE CASE IN TIME? Everyone knows that Earth has limited oil reserves. How can they go missing overnight? Is it an evil multi-national corporation? A rogue element in the government? Some crazy scientist? When the trail takes you into outer space, you are terrified for the first time in your life. A mysterious galaxy beyond the Milky Way seems to be siphoning Earth's oil using laser straws. The world's economy and life as you know it will crash to a halt, unless you can stop them You followed three men to a small house. You enter a narrow passageway to a green staircase. Your heart is racing. Just as you are about to climb the stairs, the upstairs door opens. You flatten yourself against the wall in the shadow of the stairs. Maybe they won't see you! The three men come down the stairs talking in low voices, but soon disappear. If you follow the men, turn to page 111. YOU choose what happens next!
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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"NEWS ALERT: SUDDEN TOTAL DESTRUCTION OF PLANETS HAEMOG AND AROUTH, SECTOR 31-47-89. EVIL POWER MASTER CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY. He's back! And the Evil Power Master is seeking revenge. You are the primary unit commander of the Lacoonian System Rapid Force response team, in charge of protecting all planets in the Lacoonian System. As you and your team position to find and fight him, you discover that the Evil Power Master has zeroed in on three planets. His goal is to destroy them and all life on them. Your gut tells you he will stop at nothing now. You?re right, Flppto. I hoped we had destroyed him in the Purple Days War."" ""Well, Commander, don?t be hard on yourself. You did your best. His power must be strong again, or he would never have attacked. What form he will take this time remains to be seen."" ""What should we do?"" If you decide to check out Sector immediately, turn to page 6. YOU choose what happens next!"
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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A 15-YEAR OLD CASE RE-OPENS. WHAT HAPPENED TO JIM THOMPSON THAT DAY IN 1967? AND WHO WILL DO ANYTHING TO KEEP YOU FROM FINDING OUT? You are a detective with a couple of big cases under your belt, despite your youth. Things have been slow around the office when an envelope containing a plane ticket to Bangkok, Thailand, two thousand dollars cash and a newspaper story about an unsolved disappearance arrives in the mail. The story tells of a well-known American named Jim Thompson who disappeared while visiting friends in Malaysia. Foul play was suspected and the case was never solved. But now someone thinks they?ve spotted Thompson living as a Buddhist monk in northern Thailand. Should you take the case? If you decide to leave for Bangkok tonight, turn to page 12. If you decide to put off leaving until you have more information, turn to page 4. YOU choose what happens 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 #16: Secret of the Ninja

Choose Your Own Adventure #16: Secret of the Ninja

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"""NINJUTSU IS THE ANCIENT WAY OF INVISIBILITY. WHAT DOES IT HAVE TO DO WITH THE STRANGE PROBLEMS AT YOUR FRIEND NADA?S AIKIDO DOJO? Ominous things are happening at the dojo of your good friend Nada ?powerful thunderstorms in the middle of dry season, objects that seem to move by themselves, piercing sounds coming from empty rooms. Nada traces it all to the arrival of a samurai sword from an anonymous benefactor. The sword has highly unusual and distinct carvings on its hilt. Nada feels the dojo is under attack and the sword has something to do with it. From nowhere appear five ninja, armed with swords, staffs, and blades. One of the ninjas draws his sword. With shock you realize that it is the sword from Nada's dojo! You meet his attack with aikido defense, grabbing the ninja's sword arm with your left hand. The sword flies off to your right. If you go for the sword, turn to page 18. If you go for the ninja, turn to page 108. YOU choose what happens next!"
Choose Your Own Adventure #17: The Brilliant Dr. Wogan

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

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WHAT IF THERE WAS A MACHINE THAT COULD STOP A NUCLEAR BOMB AND NEUTRALIZE ALL RADIATION? A machine that could stop radiation would shift the balance of world power overnight. In the right hands, it could herald a new age of world peace. In the wrong hands, it would spell disaster. The brilliant Dr. Wogan has designed such a machine. But she has gone missing, along with the plans. As her right hand assistant, everyone looks to you to help find her. So, the intelligence official says, you know how important this job is. Without Diana Wogan, the work of the last eleven years, the hope of hundreds of millions of souls, and maybe even life as we know it on this planet, will be lost. A few days later, clues have led you to the Greek isle of Canakkale where a middle-aged man slips on a cobblestone and bumps into you. Pardon me, he murmurs, while slipping a piece of paper into your hand. If you decide to go to Bozcaada by ferry, turn to page 4. YOU choose what happens next!
Choose Your Own Adventure #18: Return to Atlantis

Choose Your Own Adventure #18: Return to Atlantis

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CAN YOU FIND THE LOST KINGDOM OF ATLANTIS AGAIN? OR IS IT A WORLD YOU NO LONGER RECOGNIZE? On your first solo journey to find the Lost Continent of Atlantis, you failed to bring back proof of your success. Many people think that you imagined the whole thing?or worse. Now you and your colleague Horton James III are returning to document this amazing other world. But back below the surface of the sea dangers abound. A treacher- ous king lures you to riches; rebel slaves lure you to help lead a revolt; and the evil Nodoors aim to capture you and keep you below...for good. The silver capsule hovers in front of your submersible. You could try to escape by making an emergency dive. Suddenly you remember that the Seeker II is equipped with a blaster. If you choose to attempt escape by making an emergency dive, turn to page 4. If you want to use the blaster to repel or destroy the silver capsule, turn to page 62. YOU choose what happens next!
Choose Your Own Adventure #1: The Abominable Snowman

Choose Your Own Adventure #1: The Abominable Snowman

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The Abominable Snowman by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on a mountaineering adventure in search of the fabled Yeti, or Abominable Snowman! 9-12 year old readers will travel to Kathmandu and explore the Himalaya Mountains, negotiating harsh weather conditions, facing down a band of violent smugglers, following mysterious footprints in the snow, and maybe even finding the Yeti! Choose Your Own Adventure The Abominable Snowman is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. You and your best friend Carlos have traveled to Nepal in search of the Yeti. Carlos arrived three days before you and has not been heard from since. Do you search for him or strike out on your own? What do you make of the strange note he left for you? Could there be other dangers and other wonders in the high peaks of the Himalayas?
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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