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Watch Her Shine: A magical fairy tale, filled with lush fantasy.
by Deborah Henry

Language

English

Pages

37

Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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<h2>Princess Dembe - sole heir to the throne in the Beloved Land - is under threat when the evil Prince Damian vows he will be the most powerful King and take over the entire Kingdom.</h2><p>With little hope of the three fairies' potion working to restore King Rumba's weakening health, the Princess must act quickly to keep Prince Damian and his army out of their palace. But Prince Damian is ready to strike. </p><h3>藘藘藘 Will Princess Dembe - and her friends - stop the foolish Prince from destroying her father and their beloved Kingdom before it's too late?</h3><p>"Deborah Henry creates a world of magic, fairy tale, and lush fantasy, like Gabriel Garcia Marquez translated for kids. Wonderful and playful." Josip Novakovitch - International Man Booker Prize Finalist.</p><h2><u>Scroll up and grab a copy today.</u></h2>
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
by Linda Sue Park

Language

English

Pages

133

Publication Date

November 15, 2010

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<p>The<i> New York Times </i>bestseller<i> A Long Walk to Water</i> 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 from a pond that is two hours鈥?walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya鈥檚 in an astonishing and moving way.</p>
Charlotte's Web (Trophy Newbery)
by E. B. White

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

March 17, 2015

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<p><strong>Don鈥檛 miss one of America鈥檚 top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS鈥檚 <em>The Great American Read.</em></strong></p><p><strong>This beloved book by E. B. White, author of <em>Stuart Little</em> and <em>The Trumpet of the Swan</em>, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices.</strong></p><p><em>Some Pig. Humble. Radiant.</em> These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter.</p><p>E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's <em>Stuart Little</em> and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.</p>
An Immortal Tale: Book One
by ForestRage

Language

English

Pages

132

Publication Date

December 09, 2019

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<h3>An Immortal Tale</h3><br /><p><em>~The path of blood is not the only one to Immortality... or is it?~</em></p><br /><p>A destructive raid by fellow immortals throws the last direct disciple of the Dragon Crown Sect into the Everlasting Abyss. Reincarnated into the body of a young child, with all the memories of his past life, he ventures into a new world. With mortal life different yet similar to his own, an array of choices opens up.</p><br /><p>Will he resign himself to the quiet life of a simple sheepherder? Or will he venture out into the continent seeking adventure?</p><br /><p>Whatever his plans, he must make them quickly, for he will soon encounter familiar faces. And not the ones that wish him well. For brewing in an unknown corner of the continent lies an open portal to the underworld. As if an apocalyptic event might not be enough, he faces the most dangerous enemy known to man... a woman's wrath.</p><br /><p><em>Join this young boy as his family and friends show him there is more to life than bathing in blood.</em></p>
The Language of Spells
by Garret Weyr

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

June 26, 2018

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Grisha is a dragon in a world that's forgotten how to see him. Maggie is a unusual child who thinks she's perfectly ordinary. They're an unlikely duo鈥攂ut magic, like friendship, is funny. Sometimes it chooses those who might not look so likely. And magic has chosen Grisha and Maggie to solve the darkest mystery in Vienna. Decades ago, when World War II broke out, someone decided that there were too many dragons for all of them to be free. As they investigate, Grisha and Maggie ask the question everyone's forgotten: Where have the missing dragons gone? And is there a way to save them? At once richly magical and tragically historical, <em>The Language of Spells</em> is a novel full of adventure about remembering old stories, forging new ones, and the transformative power of friendship.
Zetta the Poinsettia
by Alma Hammond

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English

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Publication Date

October 22, 2018

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<br /><b>Zetta is excited about the holidays!</b><br /><br /><b>But before she knows it, the festivities are all over. What will her purpose be then?聽</b><br /><br />Find out in this charming tale with beautiful illustrations and inspiring messages of self-esteem. Kids will rejoice with Zetta as she finds out she has worth beyond her season to shine.<br /><br /><ul><li>2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Inspirational Fiction.</li><li>Reading level 1 (beginner reader)</li><li>BONUS ONE: Page to color at the back of the book聽</li><li>BONUS TWO: Fun facts about the poinsettia plant!</li></ul>
Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold)
by Pam Mu帽oz Ryan

Language

English

Pages

282

Publication Date

October 01, 2012

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<i>Esperanza Rising</i> joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!<br /><br />Esperanza thought she'd always live a privileged life on her family's ranch in Mexico. She'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home filled with servants, and Mama, Papa, and Abuelita to care for her. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard work, financial struggles brought on by the Great Depression, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When Mama gets sick and a strike for better working conditions threatens to uproot their new life, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances-because Mama's life, and her own, depend on it.
The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway

Language

English

Pages

78

Publication Date

September 29, 2019

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One of Hemingway's most famous novels. The old fisherman Santiago has caught nothing for eighty-four days. Then things change.
Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness series Book 1)
by Tamora Pierce

Language

English

Pages

273

Publication Date

December 03, 2009

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From Tamora Pierce, the first book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award.<br /><br />鈥淔rom now on I鈥檓 Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I鈥檒l be a knight.鈥?lt;br /> <br />In a time when girls are forbidden to be warriors, Alanna of Trebond wants nothing more than to be a knight of the realm of Tortall. So she finds a way to switch places with her twin brother, Thom. Disguised as a boy, Alanna begins her training as a page at the palace of King Roald. But the road to knighthood, as she discovers, is not an easy one. Alanna must master weapons, combat, and magic, as well as polite behavior, her temper, and even her own heart.<br /> <br />Filled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna鈥檚 first adventure begins鈥攐ne that will lead to the fulfillment of her dreams and make her a legend in the land.
Bud, Not Buddy
by Christopher Paul Curtis

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

November 13, 2001

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<p><b>The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father鈥攆rom Christopher Paul Curtis, author of聽<i>The Watsons Go To Birmingham鈥?963</i>, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree.</b><br />聽<br />It鈥檚 1936, in Flint Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud鈥檚 got a few things going for him:<br /><br />1. He has his own suitcase full of special things.<br />2. He鈥檚 the author of聽<i>Bud Caldwell鈥檚 Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself</i>.<br />3. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!!<br />聽<br />Bud鈥檚 got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road to find this mystery man, nothing can stop him鈥攏ot hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself.<br />聽<br />AN ALA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS<br />AN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK<br />AN IRA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD WINNER<br />NAMED TO 14 STATE AWARD LISTS<br />聽<br />鈥淭he book is a gem, of value to all ages, not just the young people to whom it is aimed.鈥?鈥?lt;i>The Christian Science Monitor</i><br />聽<br />鈥淲ill keep readers engrossed from first page to last.鈥?鈥?lt;i>Publishers Weekly</i>, Starred<br />聽<br />鈥淐urtis writes with a razor-sharp intelligence that grabs the reader by the heart and never lets go. . . . This highly recommended title [is] at the top of the list of books to be read again and again.鈥?鈥?lt;i>Voice of Youth Advocates</i>, Starred</p>

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