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  • How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?

    Jane Yolen

    Paperback (HarperCollins Children's Books, Jan. 1, 2010)
    Cuddle up and share this feel-good book from the creators of How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? How do dinosaurs say I love you? Little dinosaurs sometimes misbehave or make a mess, but no matter what they do, their mums and dads always love them. With warmth and irresistible humour, award-winners Jane Yolen and Mark Teague present readers with a familiar range of naughty childhood antics followed by dinosaur-sized kisses, hugs and those three precious words that can never be said too often: I Love You!
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  • The Dark Wind

    Tony Hillerman

    eBook (HarperCollins e-books, March 17, 2009)
    The fifth novel featuring Leaphorn and Chee by New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, now reissued in the Premium Plus format.The corpse had been “scalped,” its palms and soles removed after death. Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police knows immediately he will have his hands full with this case, a certainty that is supported by the disturbing occurrences to follow. A mysterious nighttime plane crash, a vanishing shipment of cocaine, and a bizarre attack on a windmill only intensify Chee’s fears. A dark and very ill wind is blowing through the Southwestern desert, a gale driven by Navajo sorcery and white man’s greed. And it will sweep away everything unless Chee can somehow change the weather.
  • The Archer's Tale

    Bernard Cornwell

    eBook (HarperCollins e-books, March 17, 2009)
    From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the first book in the Grail Series—the spellbinding tale of a young man, a fearless archer, who sets out wanting to avenge his family's honor and winds up on a quest for the Holy Grail.A brutal raid on the quiet coastal English village of Hookton in 1342 leaves but one survivor: a young archer named Thomas. On this terrible dawn, his purpose becomes clear—to recover a stolen sacred relic and pursue to the ends of the earth the murderous black-clad knight bearing a blue-and-yellow standard, a journey that leads him to the courageous rescue of a beautiful French woman, and sets him on his ultimate quest: the search for the Holy Grail.
  • Howl's Moving Castle

    Diana Wynne Jones

    Paperback (HarperCollins Children's Books, Feb. 1, 2010)
    A new look for one of Diana Wynne Jones' funniest and most popular novels.In the land of Ingary, where seven league boots and cloaks of invisibility do exist, Sophie Hatter catches the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste and is put under a spell.Deciding she has nothing more to lose, she makes her way to the moving castle that hovers on the hills above Market Chipping. But the castle belongs to the dreaded Wizard Howl whose appetite, they say, is satisfied only by the souls of young girls... There she meets Michael, Howl's apprentice, and Calcifer the Fire Demon, with whom she agrees a pact.But Sophie isn't the only one under a curse - her entanglements with Calcifer, Howl, and Michael, and her quest to break her curse is both gripping - and howlingly funny!
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  • The Boy in the Dress

    David Walliams

    Paperback (HarperCollins Children's Books, June 1, 2009)
    This is the debut children's novel from David Walliams, co-creator and co-star of the multi-award-winning Little Britain. Dennis lives in a boring house in a boring street in a boring town. But he's about to find out that when you open your mind, life becomes anything but boring.
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  • Sword Song: The Battle for London

    Bernard Cornwell

    eBook (HarperCollins e-books, Oct. 13, 2009)
    The fourth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series.The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and the Saxon kingdom of Wessex in the south. Warrior by instinct and Viking by nature, Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, has land, a wife and children—and a duty to King Alfred to hold the frontier on the Thames. But a dead man has risen, and new Vikings have invaded the decayed Roman city of London with dreams of conquering Wessex... with Uhtred’s help. Suddenly forced to weigh his oath to the king against the dangerous turning tide of shifting allegiances and deadly power struggles, Uhtred—Alfred’s sharpest sword—must now make the choice that will determine England’s future.
  • Seasons of War

    Derek Landy

    Paperback (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, April 7, 2020)
    The thirteenth thrilling novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, SEASONS OF WAR will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before…War is coming.To avert catastrophe, Skulduggery and Valkyrie are sent on a secret mission that takes them away from everything they know, to a forsaken land of magic and grim, unrelenting terror. It is here that Valkyrie will have to fight the hardest ― not only against the enemies who want her dead, but also against her own self-destructive impulses. It's only by crawling through darkness that she'll be able to once again stand in the light…
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  • Cow That Laid an Egg

    Andy Cutbill

    Paperback (HarperCollins Children's Books, July 1, 2008)
    A madcap, yet moving, story about having the courage of one's convictions, even when others doubt you, from the creator of 'Albie', Andy Cutbill, and the award-winning illustrator, Russell Ayto. Marjorie the cow doesn't feel very special. She can't ride bicycles or do cartwheels like the other cows. But one morning, Marjorie is astonished to discover something extraordinary! She's laid an egg! But does the baby inside the egg really belong to Marjorie? Emotions run high in the farmyard as everyone waits to find out!
  • I Know This Much Is True: A Novel

    Wally Lamb

    eBook (HarperCollins e-books, March 17, 2009)
    With his stunning debut novel, She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb won the adulation of critics and readers with his mesmerizing tale of one woman's painful yet triumphant journey of self-discovery. Now, this brilliantly talented writer returns with I Know This Much Is True, a heartbreaking and poignant multigenerational saga of the reproductive bonds of destruction and the powerful force of forgiveness. A masterpiece that breathtakingly tells a story of alienation and connection, power and abuse, devastation and renewal—this novel is a contemporary retelling of an ancient Hindu myth. A proud king must confront his demons to achieve salvation. Change yourself, the myth instructs, and you will inhabit a renovated world.
  • Here Comes the Strikeout!

    Leonard Kessler

    Paperback (HarperCollins Children's Book Group, Oct. 25, 1978)
    With lessons on practice and perseverance, this is the perfect beginning reader for kids who love baseball! Bobby loves baseball. He can run the bases fast. He can slide. He can catch the ball. But he has never hit the ball. A lucky bat won’t do the trick—though with hard work and determination, Bobby might just hit a home run. Full of charming illustrations and simple text by Leonard Kessler, this Level Two I Can Read is for readers who have begun reading on their own, but still need a little help.
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  • Equal Rites: A Novel of Discworld

    Terry Pratchett

    eBook (HarperCollins e-books, Oct. 13, 2009)
    Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.In Equal Rites, a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son, who is just at that moment being born. The fact that the son is actually a daughter is discovered just a little too late.
  • Savannah Blues: A Novel

    Mary Kay Andrews

    eBook (HarperCollins e-books, Oct. 13, 2009)
    “Quirky, endearing characters make Savannah Blues one heck of a good time.” —Jennifer Crusie“Mary Kay Andrews has perfect pitch when it comes to endearing, smart-mouth heroines, and she has caught the languid looniness of the Low Country perfectly.”—Anne Rivers SiddonsMeet Weezie (aka Eloise) Foley, a feisty antiques “picker,” banished by her spiteful ex-husband from the house she herself restored in Savannah’s historic district, who must come to terms with a life that has suddenly changed…and not, it, seems for the better. In Mary Kay Andrews’s delectable New York Times bestseller, Savannah Blues, readers will feel the sultry Georgia breezes and taste sea salt in the air, as they lose themselves in a wonderful, witty tale brimming with sass and peopled by a richly endearing cast of delightfully eccentric characters. Revenge is sweeter than sweet in Mary Kay’s capable hands, and readers of Fannie Flagg, Adriana Trigiani, Emily Giffin, Rebecca Wells, and Jill Conner Browne will definitely want to spend some quality time in Savannah.