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  • Red Dancing Shoes

    Denise Lewis Patrick, James E. Ransome

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Jan. 21, 1998)
    After a young girl receives a pair of the finest, reddest, shiniest dancing shoes from Grandmama, she gets them muddy on her way to show them off to her favorite aunt. Reprint.
  • The Trip

    Ezra Jack Keats

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Sept. 23, 1987)
    When his family moves to a new neighborhood, Louie has to leave his friends behind. Playing alone, he creates a scene out of a shoebox. it has a magical effect, calling his imagination back to old friends, old times. Then the spell ends, and -- satisfyingly -- a real-life adventure begins as Louie joins some new friends for Halloween night.
  • Stormswept

    Helen Dunmore

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Feb. 19, 2013)
    In this companion novel to the Ingo series, myth and reality collide when Morveren, a young girl from a Cornish island, discovers a Mer boy, Malin, half-buried in the sand dunes. New conflicts erupt between the worlds of sea and air, and storm clouds of danger gather as Morveren and her twin sister, Jenna, struggle to protect Malin. An enthralling battle of loyalties begins when Morveren and Jenna learn that even your closest friends can betray you, and that a tragic reality lies beneath their island’s legends.
  • Sharon Creech Box Set: Absolutely Normal Chaos, Walk Two Moons, Chasing Redbird

    Sharon Creech

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Oct. 1, 2001)
    Selected novels by Newbery Award winner Sharon Creech -- Walk Two Moons, Absolutely Normal Chaos, and Chasing Redbird -- now in a boxed set.
  • Heaven to Betsy

    Maud Hart Lovelace, Vera Neville

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Jan. 1, 1980)
    A high-school sophomore, Betsy becomes involved with Tony, the new boy in school, and enters the annual essay contest which brings her into competition with Joe. Reissue.
  • On Tide Mill Lane

    Melissa Wiley, Dan Andreasen

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Feb. 28, 2001)
    Boston's Little House GirlMeet Charlotte Tucker, the little girl who would grow up to be Laura Ingalls Wilder's grandmother.Winter is coming, and Charlotte's days are filled with cornhusking and candle dipping and helping Mama mind baby Mary. But the war is still going on, and Charlotte worries about Will, Papa's striker, who is marching north with the militia. Then one day Charlotte hears bells ringing from Boston, and that night every building in the town common is lit up with candles. Could it be that peace has finally come?On Tide Mill Lane is the second book in The Charlotte Years, an ongoing series about another spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family.
  • Here Comes Henny

    Charlotte Pomerantz, Nancy Winslow Parker

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, May 25, 1999)
    What's a mother hen to do when her chickies get too picky?Find out in this tongue-twisting tale pack-pack-packed with laughter."Impossible to read only once" -- Chicago TribuneHenny is carrying a sacky filled with snicky-snacky for her chicks. They demand a snacky-snicky instead. So Henny eats the snicky-snacky. But the chicks know what to do! "The repetitious rhymes may tangle the tongue, but young listeners will be given to gales of laughter....Illustrations complement well the absurdity of the tale."--School Library Journal.
  • New Order: Night Runner III

    Max Turner

    language (HarperTrophy, Feb. 3, 2015)
    How can a guy who can't find two matching socks be qualified to lead anyone?An ancient prophecy declared that Zack Thomson, orphaned son of a great vampire hunter, would come back from the dead and either lead humanity into the light—or destroy it. Now the End of Days for vampires is here, the old order is eroding, and from the ashes of that ruin a new world will arise. Will Zack become the great leader the new order so desperately needs? And which of his friends, allies and enemies will survive to learn the answer?
  • Hunger Journeys

    Maggie De Vries

    eBook (HarperTrophy, Aug. 10, 2010)
    "First, that is a lie. You are not trying to take a train to Germany. Second, your papers are false. Do you think you can trump up false papers and just walk onto one of our trains?" (Hunger Journeys) It’s World War Two in Amsterdam. Lena leaves her starving family to travel by train with her friend Sofie to Almelo, a town close to the German border, in search of food. It’s a risky plan. The girls have false papers and are quickly pulled off the train by German soldiers. Only by fluke do they get back on again—with the help of Albert, one of the soldiers. After Lena discovers that the train had also been used to transport Jews to concentration camps, she fears her new friendship with the well-meaning Albert may lead her into more danger. Sofie, too, befriends a soldier, a relationship that quickly turns serious and has unfortunate consequences for both girls.
  • Betsy in Spite of Herself

    Maud Hart Lovelace, Vera Neville

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, April 2, 1980)
    Betsy, a high-school sophomore, sets out to fashion a new personality for herself when a handsome new boy joins Betsy and Tacy's crowd in school. Reissue.
  • The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs

    William Joyce

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, June 5, 2001)
    The brave good bugs march off to save the garden . . .First, they must fight the evil Spider Queen . . .Before summoning the Leaf Men to save the day . . .But what about the mystery of the Long-Lost Toy? Here is ancient elfin magic, epic adventure, and a bugle salute to the power of memory, loyalty and love as resounding as Robin Hood's call to his Merry Men!
  • Tales from Dimwood Forest Box Set

    Avi, Brian Floca

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Oct. 1, 2001)
    All the Tales From Dimwood Forest -- Ragweed, Poppy, Poppy and Rye, and Ereth's Birthday -- in one stunning boxed set!