Browse all books

Books published by publisher Thorndike Press

  • The Literacy Bridge - Large Print - Dragon Rider

    Cornelia Funke

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Feb. 2, 2005)
    Translated by Anthea BellA New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author of The Thief Lord and Inkheart. Firedrake, Ben, and their furry friend, Sorrel, are in search of the mythical place where dragons can live in peace forever. On their journey, they will discover allies in odd places, courage they didn't know they had, and a hidden destiny that changes everything.
  • The Lost Hero

    Rick Riordan

    Library Binding (Thorndike Press, Nov. 1, 2010)
    After saving Olympus from the evil Titan lord, Kronos, Percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved Camp Half-Blood, where the next generation of demigods must now prepare for a chilling prophecy of their own:Seven half-bloods shall answer the call,To storm or fire the world must fall.An oath to keep with a final breath,And foes bear arms to the Doors of Death.Now, in a brand-new series from blockbuster best-selling author Rick Riordan, fans return to the world of Camp Half-Blood. Here, a new group of heroes will inherit a quest. But to survive the journey, they'll need the help of some familiar demigods.
  • Prince Harry: Brother, Soldier, Son

    Penny Junor

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Jan. 7, 2015)
    The authoritative biography of Prince Harry by noted royal family biographer Penny Junor, author of "Prince William: The Man Who Will Be King "and" The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor." Prince Harry, one of the most popular members of the British royal family, has had a colorful life. After losing his mother at 12 years old, he spent his teenage years making questionable choices under intense international media scrutiny, becoming known for his mischevious grin, shock of red hair, and the occassional not-so-royal indiscretion. As he's grown, he has distinguished himself through military service, flying helicopters for the RAF. He served in Afghanistan and continues to devote himself to his military career. He also follows in his mother's footsteps with charity work--he is the founder of Sentebale, a charity to help orphans in Lesotho, and works with many other charitable organziations to help young people in society and to conserve natural resources. As he reaches his thirtieth birthday, Prince Harry is proving himself a prince of the people. With unprecedented access to the most important figures in his life, Penny Junor is able get the truth about who this mercurial and fascinating royal son really is. A modern biography of a modern prince, this book offers an insider's look at the life of the man who is fourth in line to Britain's throne.
  • Cockroaches

    Jo Nesbø

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, May 21, 2014)
    In Thailand because of the murder of a Norwegian ambassador found dead in a Bangkok brothel, Inspector Harry Hole discovers that this is more than a random murder as he tries to piece together the truth behind the ambassador's death.
  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon

    Kelly Barnhill

    Library Binding (Thorndike Press Large Print, July 5, 2017)
    "An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her"--
  • Flight Of The Sparrow

    Amy Belding Brown

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Oct. 22, 2014)
    Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1676. On a winter day of terror, Puritan Mary Rowlandson is captured by Indians. Her home destroyed and her children lost to her, she becomes a pawn in the bloody struggle between English settlers and the indigenous people. Battling cold, hunger, and exhaustion, she witnesses harrowing brutality but also unexpected kindness. To her surprise, she is drawn to her captors? straightforward way of life.
  • Esperanza Rising

    Pam Munoz Ryan

    Paperback (Thorndike Press Large Print, March 13, 2019)
    Pura Belpré Award WinnerIRA Notable Book for a Global SocietyNew York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and SharingEsperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard labor, financial struggles, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When their new life is threatened, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances--Mama's life, and her own, depend on it.
  • When the Soul Mends

    Cindy Woodsmall

    Hardcover (Thorndike Pr, March 18, 2009)
    Returning to the home she fled in disgrace, will Hannah find healing for the wounds of the past?After receiving a desperate and confusing call from her sister, Hannah Lapp reluctantly returns to the Old Order Amish community of her Pennsylvania childhood. Having fled in disgrace more than two years earlier, she finally has settled into a satisfying role in the Englischer world. She also has found love and a new family with the wealthy Martin Palmer and the children she is helping him raise. But almost immediately after her arrival in Owl’s Perch, the disapproval of those who ostracized her, including her headstrong father, reopens old wounds.As Hannah is thrown together with former fiancé Paul Waddell to work for her sister Sarah’s mental health, hidden truths surface about events during Hannah’s absence, and she faces an agonizing decision. Will she choose the Englischer world and the man who restored her hope, or will she heed the call to return to the Plain Life–and perhaps to her first love? When the Soul Mends is the third and final book in the Sisters of the Quilt series.
  • Obsidian Mirror

    Catherine Fisher

    Library Binding (Thorndike Press, May 1, 2013)
    The obsidian mirror. Its power is great and terrible. Men have been lost in it, the dead brought back to life through it, and the future annihilated by it. Or this is what "will" happen unless the mirror is destroyed. Three people seek the mirror: the first has been sent from the future to shatter its power; the second will protect the mirror at all costs, obsessed with its power; and the third needs the mirror to find a murdered father and save his life. But only one can succeed. The mirror can send you to the past, but it will not bring you back. With superb world-building that includes the real world, the faery world, and a dystopic future, this hauntingly astonishing adventure is the start of a new trilogy from the master of the sci-fi/fantasy genre, Catherine Fisher. Fans of Orson Scott Card, Shakespeare, Grimm, and Blade Runner won't be disappointed.
  • The Wright Brothers

    David McCullough

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, May 20, 2015)
    Chronicles the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the Wright brothers, sharing insights into the disadvantages that challenged their lives and their mechanical ingenuity. By the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of Truman. (biography & autobiography). Simultaneous.
  • The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved

    Christopher Andersen

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Nov. 5, 2014)
    Details the life of John F. Kennedy, Jr., assessing his definitive relationships with his mother and other women while chronicling the aftermath of his early death.
  • Killing Jesus: A History

    Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

    Hardcover (Thorndike Press, Oct. 9, 2013)
    Details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. Killing Jesus takes readers inside Jesus's life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable -- and changed the world forever.