• Harry Potter Hard Cover Boxed Set: Books #1-7

    J. K. Rowling

    Hardcover (Arthur A. Levine Books, Oct. 16, 2007)
    HARRY POTTER BOXED SET 1-7 includes the seven phenomenal Harry Potter hardcover books by best selling author J. K. Rowling. These books are housed in a collectible trunk-like box with sturdy handles and privacy lock. Bonus decorative stickers are included in each boxed set.
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  • Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide

    Workman Publishing, Jen Haberling, Editors of Brain Quest

    Paperback (Workman Publishing Company, Aug. 9, 2016)
    It’s the revolutionary English language arts study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace English Language Arts . . .takes students from grammar to reading comprehension to writing with ease, including parts of speech, active and passive verbs, Greek and Latin roots and affixes; nuances in word meanings; textual analysis, authorship, structure, and other skills for reading fiction and nonfiction; and writing arguments, informative texts, and narratives. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK™ series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit—borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject’s key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award–winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.
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  • NIrV, Adventure Bible for Early Readers, Leathersoft, Pink, Full Color

    Lawrence O. Richards

    Imitation Leather (Zonderkidz, June 24, 2014)
    Take your kids on an adventure through the Bible!The bestselling NIrV Adventure Bible® for Early Readers gets kids 6-10 excited about God’s Word! They will be captivated with the full-color features that make reading Scripture and memorizing their favorite verses engaging and fun. Along the way they’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible. Most importantly, they’ll grow closer in their relationship with God.This Bible includes the complete New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) which is written at a third-grade reading level and based on the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV). The NIrV is perfect for children learning to read and explore the Bible for the first time on their own.Over 10 million copies within the Adventure Bible® brand have been sold. The Adventure Bible is recommended by more Christian schools and churches than any other Bible for kids!Features include:Complete text of the easy-to-read New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) of the BibleFull-color design throughout – Makes learning about the people, places, and culture of the Bible even more engagingLife in Bible Times – Articles and illustrations describe what life was like in ancient daysWords to Treasure – Highlights great verses to memorizeDid You Know? – Interesting facts help you understand God’s Word and the life of faithPeople in Bible Times – Articles offer close-up looks at amazing people of the BibleLive It! – Hands-on activities help you apply biblical truths to your lifeTwenty special pages – Focus on topics such as famous people of the Bible, highlights of the life of Jesus, how to pray, and the love passage for kids, all with a jungle safari themeBook introductions with useful facts about each book of the BibleDictionary/concordance for looking up tricky wordsColor map section to help locate places in the Bible9-point font size
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  • Keeper of the Lost Cities Collection Books 1-5: Keeper of the Lost Cities; Exile; Everblaze; Neverseen; Lodestar

    Shannon Messenger

    Paperback (Aladdin, Aug. 14, 2018)
    A New York Times bestselling series A USA TODAY bestselling series A California Young Reader Medal–winning series A telepathic girl is the key to an unknown world and it’s up to her to save it in the thrilling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. The first five books are now available as a collectible paperback boxed set!Sophie Foster has never quite fit into her life. The reason? Sophie’s a Telepath, someone who can read minds. No one knows her secret—at least, that’s what she thinks… It turns out the reason Sophie has never felt at home is that, well…she isn’t. And as she sets out for a new life that is vastly different from what she has ever known, telepathy is just the first of many shocking secrets that will be revealed. This action-packed boxed set includes paperback editions of Keeper of the Lost Cities, Exile, Everblaze, Neverseen, and Lodestar.
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  • One Crazy Summer

    Rita Williams-Garcia

    Paperback (Quill Tree Books, Dec. 27, 2011)
    In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. A strong option for summer reading—take this book along on a family road trip or enjoy it at home. This moving, funny novel won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction and the Coretta Scott King Award and was a National Book Award Finalist. Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern's story continues in P.S. Be Eleven and Gone Crazy in Alabama.Readers who enjoy Christopher Paul Curtis's The Watsons Go to Birmingham and Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming will find much to love in One Crazy Summer. Rita Williams-Garcia's books about Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern can also be read alongside nonfiction explorations of American history such as Jason Reynolds's and Ibram X. Kendi's books.In One Crazy Summer, eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. She's had to be, ever since their mother, Cecile, left them seven years ago for a radical new life in California. But when the sisters arrive from Brooklyn to spend the summer with their mother, Cecile is nothing like they imagined.While the girls hope to go to Disneyland and meet Tinker Bell, their mother sends them to a day camp run by the Black Panthers. Unexpectedly, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern learn much about their family, their country, and themselves during one truly crazy summer.This novel was the first featured title for Marley D’s Reading Party, launched after the success of #1000BlackGirlBooks. Maria Russo, in a New York Times list of "great kids' books with diverse characters," called it "witty and original."This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom."This vibrant and moving award-winning novel has heart to spare," commented Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich in her Brightly article "Knowing Our History to Build a Brighter Future: Books to Help Kids Understand the Fight for Racial Equality."
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  • Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis

    Jabari Asim, E. B. Lewis

    Hardcover (Nancy Paulsen Books, Oct. 11, 2016)
    A New York Times Best Illustrated BookCritically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. John wants to be a preacher when he grows up—a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm’s flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content under his watchful care, riveted by the rhythm of his voice. Celebrating ingenuity and dreaming big, this inspirational story, featuring Jabari Asim’s stirring prose and E. B. Lewis’s stunning, light-filled impressionistic watercolor paintings, includes an author’s note about John Lewis, who grew up to be a member of the Freedom Riders, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and demonstrator on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. John Lewis is now a Georgia congressman, who is still an activist today, recently holding a sit-in on the House floor of the U.S. Capitol to try to force a vote on gun violence. His March: Book Three recently won the National Book Award, as well as the American Library Association's Coretta Scott King Author Award, Printz Award, and Sibert Award.
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  • Becoming Brianna

    Terri Libenson

    Paperback (Balzer + Bray, May 5, 2020)
    New York Times bestseller! Terri Libenson returns with another endearing, relatable story of friendship and finding confidence. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jennifer L. Holm. Middle school is full of challenges. Everyone knows how much brainy Bri likes the spotlight (not). So why did she ever agree to something that forces her to learn a new language, give a speech, help organize a party, and juggle drama at school and home?! As the big event inches closer, Bri wonders if it’s all worth it. . . . Told in alternating past and present chapters, Bri’s heartwarming story unfolds over the eight months leading up to her bat mitzvah—as well as over the course of the big day itself.Plus don't miss Terri Libenson's Invisible Emmie, Positively Izzy, and Just Jaime!
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  • The Ultimate Book of Sharks

    Brian Skerry

    Hardcover (National Geographic Children's Books, May 15, 2018)
    Dive into the wild world of sharks! Get up close to learn the truth behind these fantastic, ferocious fish with famed National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry.Join this amazing underwater adventure to track the sharks of the world, from the teeniest dogfish to the everfeared great white. This ultimate book features every species of shark on the planet, with awesome photos, fascinating facts, the latest science, and firsthand stories of real-life encounters with these incredible creatures. Learn how sharks live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not you are actually on the menu!
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  • Carson Dellosa – Spectrum Science, Focused Practice to Support Science Literacy for 7th Grade, 176 Pages, Ages 12–13 with Answer Key

    Spectrum

    Paperback (Spectrum, Aug. 15, 2014)
    GRADE 7/AGES 12–13: The Spectrum Science for 7th Grade Workbook helps your child cultivate a love for science by providing standards-based practice that captures their attention and helps them thrive in the subject. INCLUDES: This science workbook provides interesting informational text and fascinating facts about homeostasis, migration, cloning, and acid rain. Answer keys are included to gauge skill mastery. WHY CHOOSE SPECTRUM: A best-selling series for more than 15 years, Spectrum leads the way because it works. Both parents and teachers have been able to help their young learners build confidence and advance their skills in a variety of subjects. COMPREHENSIVE: Improves scientific literacy and inquiry skills with an exciting exploration of natural, earth, life, and applied sciences with practice that introduces, reviews, and reinforces essential skills. HOMESCHOOL FRIENDLY: With the variety of subject-specific titles available for grades PK–8, Spectrum workbooks are ideal for at-home learning as they provide thorough practice and focused instruction to support student success.
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  • Coraline

    Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean

    Paperback (HarperCollins, April 24, 2012)
    This edition of New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman’s modern classic, Coraline—also an Academy Award-nominated film—is enriched with a foreword from the author, a reader's guide, and more. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous.But there's another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and courage if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.
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  • Children's Illustrated Atlas

    DK, Smithsonian Institution

    Hardcover (DK Children, Aug. 16, 2016)
    You’ve got the whole world in your hands with the most amazing atlas around.This incredible and inspiring visual guide to the continents and countries takes you on a wonderful tour of planet Earth. From Australia to Zimbabwe, each and every place is brought to life with stunning photography and eye-catching illustrations to encapsulate the geography, landscape, culture, history, and special features. More than 50 breathtaking maps are packed with fun and fresh images accompanied by information about climate, population, star sites, mountains, rivers, and wildlife. Accompanying keys focus on the main produce, exports, industries, and activities. As well as learning a wealth of information about our world today, the Children's Illustrated Atlas shows young adventurers how to read a map and use a key, compass, and scale. There is room in every children’s library for this absolutely essential addition. What in the world are you waiting for?
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  • The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book: Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly

    John M. Collins

    Paperback (Ten Speed Press, March 26, 2013)
    A current world record holder. John Collins has appeared on Conan, Discovery, ESPN, Nat Geo, Science Channel, and the cover of the Wall Street Journal. In addition to the world record plane, this book features the coolest looking paper airplane from the movie, "Paper Planes". The Star Fighter, in the lower right corner of the cover, plays a starring role in the movie. It's the wind tunnel tested, super plane that wins contest after contest for the villain. It's easily the most dangerous looking plane in the movie. A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.This is the book you saw on Conan. Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD? The first person to officially break the world record with John's plane will get $1,000. Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record-breaking distance plane. Featuring twenty-two unique airplane designs with step-by-step instructional photos, plus tear-out models printed on regulation-weight paper stock, this entertaining and informative guide promises hours of flying fun. Take your paper airplane-making to the next level with features such as: · Instructions for folding "Suzanne," the plane that shattered the previous world record by flying an unprecedented 226 feet, 10 inches, and garnered more than three million views on YouTube· Four "Follow Foil" aircraft that can stay aloft for minutes at a time · A pioneering cambered-wing plane· A primer on flight theory, and how it applies to paper airplanes· Tips for improving the accuracy and distance of your throws· The adjusting technique that helped break the record· And more!
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