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Elephant in the GardenElephant in the Garden
Lizzie and Karl's mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don't run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family persuades the zoo director to let Marlene stay in their garden instead. When the city is bombed, the f ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2013-10-08 | ISBN-13: 9781250034144

Sara Pennypacker
National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the YearFinally in paperback! This handsome edition features French flaps.From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2019-04-02 | ISBN-13: 9780062377029

Soldier DogSoldier Dog
Sam Angus
With his older brother gone to fight in the Great War, and his father prone to sudden rages, 14-year-old Stanley devotes himself to taking care of the family's greyhound and puppies. Until the morning Stanley wakes to find the puppies gone.Determined to find his brother, Stanley runs away to join an increasingly desperate army. Assigned to the expe ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2014-06-03 | ISBN-13: 9781250044174

Mistakes That WorkedMistakes That Worked
Charlotte Foltz Jones
Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident?   SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren’t thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, an ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 1994-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780385320436

Inside Out and Back AgainInside Out and Back Again
Thanhha Lai
Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award! Inspired by the author's childhood experience as a refugee—fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama—this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching child's-eye v ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2013-01-02 | ISBN-13: 9780061962790

What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series)What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series)
by Adir Levy, Ganit Levy
FUN. INTERACTIVE. EMPOWERING. THE BOOK THEY'LL LOVE TO READ AGAIN AND AGAIN!With 9 Stories in 1, the fun never ends! What Should Danny Do? is an innovative, interactive book that empowers kids with the understanding that their choices will shape their days, and ultimately their lives into what they will be. Written in a "Choose Your Own Story" styl ...
Number of pages: 68 | Publication Date: 2017-05-17 | ISBN-13: 9780692848388

A Long Walk to WaterA Long Walk to Water
Linda Sue Park
Handpicked by Amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water fr ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2010-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9780547251271

The Secret LakeThe Secret Lake
Karen Inglis
A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel and a secret lake. A page-turning time travel adventure for children aged 8-11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young readers! When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbour’s small dog. Where does he go? And why d ...
Number of pages: 122 | Publication Date: 2011-08-04 | ISBN-13: 9780956932303

Case Closed?Case Closed?
Susan Hughes
Egypt's first female pharaoh disappears around 1457 BCE --- was she murdered? Find out how DNA closes the case. The ancient Arabian Peninsula city of Ubar vanishes, seemingly without trace. Find out how old maps and modern space shuttles help solve the mystery. Sir John Franklin's 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage is never heard from ag ...
Number of pages: 88 | Publication Date: 2013-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9781554533633

The Boys Who Challenged HitlerThe Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Phillip Hoose
A Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor WinnerAt the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery Br ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2015-05-12 | ISBN-13: 9780374300227

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