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  • Spirit Of Steamboat

    Craig Johnson

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Dec. 4, 2014)
    Sheriff Walt Longmire makes the acquaintance of a scarred young woman who raises questions about his predecessor while imparting the story of a tragic car accident during a blizzard that marked Walt's first year as sheriff.
  • The Circle

    Dave Eggers

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, March 5, 2014)
    Hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful Internet company, Mae Holland begins to questions her luck as life beyond her job grows distant, a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, and her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public.
  • The Mark of Athena

    Rick Riordan

    Library Binding (Thorndike Press, Oct. 5, 2012)
    "The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death"--
  • Edsel

    Loren D. Estleman

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, July 1, 1995)
    A tale of power-hungry executives, self-righteous union bosses, ruthless mobsters, and the biggest flop ever to roll off a Motor City assembly line
  • The Alchemist

    Paulo Coelho

    Paperback (Thorndike Press, Dec. 15, 2005)
    A New York Times Bestselling Author This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. What starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within. Lush, evocative, and deeply humane, the story of Santiago is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts. Available only in Dist. 5 & deluxe.
  • The Boys In The Boat

    Daniel James Brown

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, July 17, 2013)
    Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of such contributors as their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a homeless teen rower. By the author of Under a Flaming Sky. (sports & recreation). Simultaneous.
  • Team Of Rivals

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, May 15, 2013)
    Originally published: New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. A New York Times Bestseller Basis for the movie Lincoln On May 18‚ 1860‚ William H. Seward‚ Salmon P. Chase‚ Edward Bates‚ and Abraham Lincoln waited for the results from the Republican National Convention. Lincoln won‚ Goodwin demonstrates‚ because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men. It was this capacity that enabled Lincoln as president to bring his disgruntled opponents together and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the union and winning the war. This product is part of: Popular and Narrative Nonfiction - Large Print Standing Order Plan The Thorndike Popular and Narrative Nonfiction - Large Print Standing Order Plan offers a broad range of current and bestselling nonfiction titles, along with biographies, histories, social commentaries, travelogues, politics, essays and humor. Five titles shipped every other month. Actual Large Print covers may be different from those shown.
  • The Darkling Child: The Defenders of Shannara

    Terry Brooks

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, June 3, 2015)
    A second Defenders of Shannara novel continues the events of The High Druid's Blade and follows the adventures of Druid Order paladin Paxon Leah, who must protect a magic-wielding musician from the corruptions of a rival sorcerer. By a New York Times best-selling author. (fantasy). Simultaneous.
  • The Blood Of Olympus

    Rick Riordan

    Library Binding (Thorndike Press, Oct. 8, 2014)
    The Greek and Roman demigods must simultaneously prevent the earth mother, Gaea, from waking and stop war from breaking out at Camp Half-Blood.
  • The Little Prince

    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Paperback (Thorndike Press, April 20, 2005)
    No story is more beloved by children and grown-ups alike than this wise, enchanting fable. The author reminisces about a day when his plane was forced down in the Sahara, a thousand miles from help. There he encountered a most extraordinary small-person. "If you please," said the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And thus begins the remarkable story of the Little Prince, whose strange history he learned, bit by bit, in the days that followed. There are few stories that in some way, in some degree, change the world forever for their readers. This is one. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) was the author of numerous books on the subject of aviation, many of which have become classics of French and world literature.
  • Major Pettigrews Last Stand

    Helen Simonson

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, July 7, 2010)
    Forced to confront the realities of life in the 21st century when he falls in love with widowed Pakistani descendant Mrs. Ali, a retired Major Pettigrew finds the relationship challenged by local prejudices that view Mrs. Ali, a Cambridge native, as a perpetual foreigner. (General fiction).
  • Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale

    Holly Black

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Aug. 2, 2003)
    A New York Times Bestselling Author A YALSA Best Book of 2003 Sixteen-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces her back to her childhood home. There, against the industrial, blue-collar New Jersey backdrop, Kaye finds herself an unwilling pawn in an ancient power struggle between two rival faerie kingdoms. NOLAn Accelerated Reader® title for ages 12 and up Available only in Young Adult 3 Series.