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  • Queen of Shadows: Throne of Glass 4

    Sarah J. Maas

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Sept. 1, 2015)
    Sarah J. Maas's New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth volume.Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she's at last returned to the empire-for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past...She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight. She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen's triumphant return.Celaena's epic journey has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions across the globe. This fourth volume will hold readers rapt as Celaena's story builds to a passionate, agonizing crescendo that might just shatter her world.
  • Princess Academy: Palace of Stone

    Shannon Hale

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Feb. 24, 2015)
    A New York Times BestsellerIn this second book in New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor-winning author Shannon Hale's Princess Academy series, Miri embarks on a brand new life in the city.Coming down from the mountain to a new city life is a thrill to Miri. She and her princess academy friends have come to Asland to help the future princess Britta prepare for her wedding. There, Miri also has a chance to attend school--at the prestigious Queen's Castle. But as Miri befriends sophisticated and exciting students, she also learns that they have some frightening plans for a revolution. Torn between loyalty to the princess and her new friends' ideas, between an old love and a new crush, and between her small mountain home and the bustling city, Miri looks to find her own way in this new place.Don't miss any of these other books from New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale:The Princess Academy trilogyPrincess AcademyPrincess Academy: Palace of StonePrincess Academy: The Forgotten SistersThe Books of BayernThe Goose GirlEnna BurningRiver SecretsForest BornBook of a Thousand DaysDangerousGraphic Novelswith Dean Hale, illustrated by Nathan HaleRapunzel's Revenge Calamity JackFor AdultsAustenlandMidnight in AustenlandThe Actor and the Housewife
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  • Vanishing Acts

    Leslie Margolis

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Jan. 8, 2013)
    This young Nancy Drew is back in a second Maggie Brooklyn mystery that shines a spotlight on her super-sleuth skills. When a movie starring tween heartthrob Seth Ryan starts filming in Park Slope, everyone gets movie mania-including Maggie Brooklyn Sinclair. Though her plans to become a movie extra don't quite work out, Maggie manages to capture Seth's attention and he seeks her out at the Pizza Den to talk. But just when Maggie's life is feeling like a romantic comedy, Seth disappears! Everyone thinks he's been kidnapped, but Maggie knows better . . .Don't miss these other stories by Leslie Margolis:The Maggie Brooklyn MysteriesGirl's Best FriendVanishing ActsSecrets at the Chocolate MansionThe Annabelle Unleashed seriesBoys Are DogsGirls Acting CattyEverybody Bugs OutOne Tough ChickMonkey Business
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  • Crown of Midnight

    Sarah J. Maas

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Aug. 27, 2013)
    She is the greatest assassin her world has ever known.But where will her conscience, and her heart, lead her?After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king's contest to become the new royal assassin. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown – a secret she hides from even her most intimate confidantes.Keeping up the deadly charade-while pretending to do the king's bidding-will test her in frightening new ways, especially when she's given a task that could jeopardize everything she's come to care for. And there are far more dangerous forces gathering on the horizon -- forces that threaten to destroy her entire world, and will surely force Celaena to make a choice. Where do the assassin's loyalties lie, and who is she willing to fight for?
  • Wednesdays in the Tower

    Jessica Day George

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Feb. 21, 2017)
    What will Wednesday bring in the second book in this charming New York Times bestselling middle-grade fantasy series from Jessica Day George?When her brother Rolf dares her to catch magical Castle Glower creating a new room, Princess Celie takes the challenge! No one knows the Castle better than she does. But as usual, the Castle has ideas of its own . . .Celie finds the new room, and inside it is hidden a giant egg. It looks like the Castle wants Celie to care for the egg and whatever creature it hatches! Celie hadn't bargained for a pet, and caring for this one will prove to be especially tricky, once Celie and her siblings realize what else the Castle is hiding.Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George:The Rose Legacy seriesThe Rose LegacyTuesdays at the Castle seriesTuesdays at the CastleWednesdays in the TowerThursdays with the CrownFridays with the WizardsSaturdays at SeaDragon Slippers seriesDragon SlippersDragon FlightDragon SpearThe Twelve Dancing Princesses seriesPrincess of the Midnight BallPrincess of GlassPrincess of the Silver WoodsSun and Moon, Ice and SnowSilver in the Blood
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  • The Goose Girl

    Shannon Hale

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, July 25, 2017)
    In this beloved first book in the Books of Bayern, from New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale, Princess Ani must become a goose girl before she can become queen.Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, spends the first years of her life listening to her aunt's stories and learning the language of the birds, especially the swans. As she grows up, Ani develops the skills of animal speech, but she never feels quite comfortable speaking with people. So when Ani's mother sends her away to be married in a foreign land, she finds herself at the mercy of her silver-tongued lady in waiting, who leads a mutiny that leaves her alone, destitute, and fleeing for her life. To survive, Ani takes on work as a royal goose girl, hiding in plain sight while she develops her forbidden talents and works to discover her own true, powerful voice.The first book in master storyteller Shannon Hale's beloved Books of Bayern series is equal parts fantastical and romantic, with an unforgettable protagonist to root for at its center.
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  • I'll Never Let You Go

    Smriti Prasadam-Halls, Alison Brown

    Board book (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Dec. 22, 2015)
    When you love someone, you stand by them no matter what happens. In good times . . .When you're excited, the world joins with you,You bounce all about--look, I'm bouncing, too!In bad times . . . When you are sad and troubled with fears,I hold you close and dry all your tears.And all the times in between.When you are high and when you are low, I'll be holding your hand . . . and I'll never let go.Share this beautiful celebration of unconditional love with someone special in your life.
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  • Dragon Slippers

    Jessica Day George

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, May 1, 2008)
    This enchanting tale of dragons, betrayals, and the power of friendship is the first in a charming and thrilling series by New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George. Creel can't believe her aunt wants to sacrifice her to the local dragon. It's a ploy to lure a heroic knight so that he will fight the dragon, marry Creel out of chivalrous obligation, and lift the entire family out of poverty. Creel isn't worried. After all, nobody has seen a dragon in centuries.But when the beast actually appears, Creel not only bargains with him for her life, she also ends up with a rare bit of treasure from his hoard: a pair of simple blue slippers, or so she thinks. But Creel learns that these shoes could be used to save her kingdom from the brink of war--or destroy it.Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George:Dragon Slippers seriesDragon SlippersDragon FlightDragon SpearThe Rose Legacy seriesThe Rose LegacyTuesdays at the Castle seriesTuesdays at the CastleWednesdays in the TowerThursdays with the CrownFridays with the WizardsSaturdays at SeaThe Twelve Dancing Princesses seriesPrincess of the Midnight BallPrincess of GlassPrincess of the Silver WoodsSun and Moon, Ice and SnowSilver in the Blood
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  • Ruthie and the

    Laura Rankin

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, July 1, 2007)
    Laura Rankin touches on an important childhood issue of lying with gentleness and humor, offering a reassuring look at how standing up for the truth can help cut even the biggest mistake down to size.Ruthie loves little things-the smaller the better. So when she finds a teeny tiny camera on the school playground one afternoon, she can hardly believe her luck. She wants to keep the camera in the worst way, but there's one little problem: It isn't hers. Ruthie swears to her teacher and to her classmate Martin that she got the camera for her birthday. But deep down, Ruthie knows better, and all day long that teeny tiny camera weighs on her conscience until she can hardly stand it. How could one little camera turn into such a great big problem?
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  • How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous

    Georgia Bragg, Kevin O'Malley

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, July 3, 2012)
    This award-winning book for reluctant readers is a fascinating collection of remarkable deaths--and not for the faint of heart.Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. In fact, getting sick and dying can be a big, ugly mess--especially before the modern medical care that we all enjoy today. From King Tut's ancient autopsy to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, How They Croaked contains all the gory details of the awful ends of nineteen awfully famous people.Don't miss the companion, How They Choked!
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  • The Assassin's Blade: The Throne of Glass Novellas

    Sarah J. Maas

    Hardcover (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, March 4, 2014)
    Celaena Sardothien is her kingdom's most feared assassin. Though she works for the powerful and ruthless Assassin's Guild, Celaena yields to no one and trusts only her fellow killer for hire, Sam.When Celaena's scheming master, Arobynn Hamel, dispatches her on missions that take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, she finds herself acting independently of his wishes-and questioning her own allegiance. Along the way, she makes friends and enemies alike, and discovers that she feels far more for Sam than just friendship. But by defying Arobynn's orders, Celaena risks unimaginable punishment, and with Sam by her side, he is in danger, too. They will have to risk it all if they hope to escape Arobynn's clutches-and if they fail, they'll lose not just a chance at freedom, but their lives . . .A prequel to Throne of Glass, this collection of five novellas offers readers a deeper look into the history of this cunning assassin and her enthralling-and deadly-world.Included in this volume: The Assassin and the Pirate Lord The Assassin and the Healer The Assassin and the Desert The Assassin and the Underworld The Assassin and the Empire
  • Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind

    Kevin O'Malley, Judy Finchler

    Paperback (Bloomsbury USA Childrens, July 1, 2010)
    Award-winning duo Judy Finchler and Kevin O'Malley are back with another book in the best-selling Miss Malarkey series that makes reading fun!Principal Wiggins has promised to dye his hair purple and sleep on the school roof if the students read 1,000 books this year, and Miss Malarkey is determined to find the right book for every student, including this story's reluctant-reader narrator. Winning her students over book by book, Miss Malarkey will have students loving to read in no time. As the best-selling series continues in paperback, no teacher, librarian, or parent should leave this book behind!Principal Wiggins promises to dye his hair purple and sleep on the school roof if the students read 1,000 books this year. Miss Malarkey is determined to find the right book for each student so they'll participate in the school program, and learn to love reading. She's got a tough audience - video game fanatics, artists, sports lovers - nonreaders all. But she won't give up until Principal Wiggins can flip his purple wig.With all the new pressures being put on teachers these days, the one thing everyone agrees about is the need for all children to learn to love reading. Now, the best-selling Miss Malarkey series uses all the programs and initiatives developed to help children read as fodder for the humor mill, keeping everyone laughing about this important topic. No teacher, librarian or parent should leave this book behind!
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