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  • Rogue Wave: And Other Red-Blooded Sea Stories

    Theodore Taylor

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, April 1, 1998)
    ROGUE WAVE AND OTHER RED-BLOODED SEA STORIESTossed in the thundering waters of a killer wave, Melissa fights for her life, trapped in the hull of an upside-down boat. . .Michael seeks revenge after his father's brutal death in the jaws of a great white shark. . .Blinded by his own blood, navy pilot Jack Grimes attempts to defy death by landing on an aircraft carrier. . .An apprentice seaman aboard an American freighter is plunged into the cold sea. The suck of the hull draws him cruelly along below the waterline, knifing him on barnacles, finally releasing him into the white water wake, as his ship disappears on the horizon. . .THE SEA HAS ALWAYS BEEN A PLACE OF HIGH ADVENTURE--FASCINATING, MYSTERIOUS, DANGEROUS AND DEADLY. IN EIGHT GRIPPING TALES, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR THEODORE TAYLOR CAPTURES THE POWERFUL DRAMA OF THE MIGHTY SEA AND THE EXCITEMENT OF THOSE WHO DARE TO CHALLENGE IT.
  • Max and Me and the Time Machine

    Gery Greer

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, March 8, 1988)
    When Steve brings home a time machine he bought for $2.50 at a garage sale, Max is suspicious. "There' s no such thing as time travel. Or time machines." Then they both end up in the year 1250 in medieval England -- Steve as Sir Robert Marshall and Max as his horse! -- and Max must admit the machine works.Sir Robert soon finds himself in the midst of a duel to the death with the Hampshire mauler, defending not only his honor, but his life. Can Max rescue him? Will the machine return him in time to spare his life? The 20th century never looked so good.
  • The Voice of the People: American Democracy in Action

    Betsy Maestro, Giulio Maestro

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Sept. 24, 1998)
    For more than two hundred years, Americans have gathered every November to vote. The country has grown and changed during that time, and so has our Constitution, but the basic system of "government of the people, by the people, and for the people" remains the same. How do our leaders, from local mayors on up to Presidents and Supreme Court Justices, go about getting their jobs, and just what are their jobs? Learn what every good citizen needs to know about American democracy in action.
  • Dark Lord of Derkholm


    Mass Market Paperback (HarperTrophy, April 30, 2001)
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  • Darkwing

    Kenneth Oppel

    Mass Market Paperback (HarperTrophy, Oct. 12, 2010)
    Coming to terms that he is not a bird but an entirely new species, one similar to that of the nearly extinct saurians, featherless Dusk prepares to help his friends leave their home for good when a threat to his colony makes its presence known. Reprint.
  • King Island Christmas

    Jean Rogers, Rie Munoz

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Oct. 19, 1998)
    Winter is closing in on Alaska's King Island, and soon the Eskimo villagers will be cut off from the world for many months. That suits them fine -- but only if they can first brave a rough and windy sea to fetch the new priest in time for Christmas. "That mysterious thing, the spirit of Christmas, is brought heartily to life. Rie Muqoz brings to her brilliantly stylized pictures a knowledge stored up during a year spent as a teacher on the island in the Bering Sea." --The New York Times"A beautifully designed book to enjoy at any time of the year." --The Horn Book
  • The Christmas Ship

    Dean Morrissey

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Oct. 1, 2003)
    With the help of animated toys, Joey and Sam the toymaker board a magical ship to help Father Christmas distribute gifts on Christmas Eve. Reprint.
  • Grandmas Trick-or-Treat

    Emily Arnold McCully

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Sept. 1, 2002)
    Tricks ortreats?It's Halloween night and Grandma Sal wants everyone to play tricks. Grandma Nan wants all of the trick-or-treaters to have good manners. The grandmas' arguing is driving Pip and her friends crazy!
  • Betsy's Wedding

    Maud Hart Lovelace, Vera Neville

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, March 31, 1996)
    Betsy marries Joe, her high school sweetheart, and they have all the problems of young newlyweds, in a sixtieth anniversary edition of a beloved story which includes a new biographical section and a new forward. Original.
  • The Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck: Ice Chips Series Book 3

    Roy MacGregor, Kerry MacGregor, Kim Smith

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, Sept. 15, 2020)
    The third title in the nationally bestselling seriesThe Riverton Ice Chips know a thing or two about time travel. With a bit of magic and their beloved hometown rink, teammates Lucas, Edge and Swift have gone back in time to meet Gordie Howe and Sidney Crosby when the hockey greats were just kids. Along the way, the Chips have learned about perseverance, sportsmanship and a true love of the game. But when a local tournament requires the Chips to split up to help form a district-wide all-girls hockey team, goalie Swift refuses to join forces with Chips rival Beatrice Blitz. The only thing left to do is to time travel once again. Pretty soon the Chips find themselves smack in the middle of the Calgary Olympics, with a determined young player known as Chicken in desperate need of some new teammates. Lucas, Swift and Swift’s sister Sadie have just the spirit Chicken’s team needs, and with a lesson from their dedicated new friend—who’ll go on to become one of Canada’s best-loved Olympic hockey players, Hayley Wickenheiser—they just might change their minds about the game back home.The Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck is the third title in this beloved and bestselling series by acclaimed authors Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor and illustrator Kim Smith, featuring a vibrant and diverse cast of characters and inspiring hockey greats.
  • You Be Good and I'll Be Night

    Eve Merriam, Karen Lee Schmidt

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, May 24, 1996)
    Bounce on the bed! Touch the sky! Take a train! Stop for lunch! Make a wish! Acclaimed poet Eve Merriam invites children to enjoy all these marvelous experiences -- and more -- through lively, exuberant verse guaranteed to inspire them to respond to the rhythmic delights of poetry.
  • Clara and the Bookwagon, Level 3

    Nancy Smiler Levinson

    Paperback (Harper Trophy, March 15, 1991)
    Papa will not allow Clara to learn to read—he says that ‘Farm people like us do not have time to read." But when the traveling bookwagon, with persuasive Miss Mary at the reins, arrives at their farm, Papa realizes he must change his mind. Based on the true story of America’s first ‘bookmobile.’