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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

141

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.'</i><br /><br />Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true.</p>
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

345

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'.</i><br /><br />Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!</p>
Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7)
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

0

Publication Date

December 14, 2015

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All seven eBooks in the multi-award winning, internationally bestselling Harry Potter series, available as one download with stunning cover art by Olly Moss. Enjoy the stories that have captured the imagination of millions worldwide.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

412

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>'You are sharing the Dark Lord's thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord.'</i><br /><br />Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time...</p>
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

652

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><i>There it was, hanging in the sky above the school: the blazing green skull with a serpent tongue, the mark Death Eaters left behind whenever they had entered a building... wherever they had murdered...</i><br /><br />When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny...</p>
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie

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English

Pages

251

Publication Date

January 10, 2012

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Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.<br /><br />Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.<br /><br />With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.<br />
Hoot
by Carl Hiaasen

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 10, 2002

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<b>This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A <i>New York Times</i> bestseller</b>!<br /><br />Everybody loves Mother Paula鈥檚 pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls鈥?fate cemented in pancake batter?<br /><br />鈥淎 wonderful tour de-force.鈥?鈥?lt;i>The Boston Globe</i><br /> 聽<br /> 鈥淎 rollicking, righteous story.鈥?鈥?lt;i>The Miami Herald</i><br /> 聽<br /> 鈥淵es, it <i>is</i> a hoot.鈥濃€?lt;i>The Washington Post</i>
The Totally Awesome Book of Useless Information
by Noel Botham

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

June 05, 2012

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Did you know that the Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving? Or that Maine is the toothpick capital of the world, or that frogs have teeth? <br /><br />Do you want to know what a cockroach鈥檚 favorite food is, or how long it would take to drive to the sun? <br /><br />Amaze your friends and family by telling them that a baby giraffe is six feet long when it is born, or that tigers have striped skin! <br /><br />From the creators of <i>The Book of Useless Information</i>, this is an amazing collection of the wildest, oddest, funniest facts about history, science, food, animals, and more!<p></p>
An Abundance of Katherines
by John Green

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

August 14, 2008

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<b>From the #1 bestselling author of <i>The聽Fault in Our Stars聽</i></b><br /><br />Michael L. Printz Honor Book<br /><i>Los Angeles Times</i> Book Prize Finalist<br /><br /><br />Katherine V thought boys were gross<br />Katherine X just wanted to be friends<br />Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail<br />K-19 broke his heart<br />When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact.<br /><br />On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket,聽a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and聽an overweight, Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun--but no Katherines. Colin is聽on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl.<p>Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel聽about reinventing oneself.</p>
Nimona
by Noelle Stevenson

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 12, 2015

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<p><strong>Indies Choice Book of the Year * National Book Award Finalist * </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>Bestseller * </strong><em><strong>New York Times </strong></em><strong>Notable Book * </strong><em><strong>Kirkus </strong></em><strong>Best Book * </strong><em><strong>School Library Journal </strong></em><strong>Best Book * </strong><em><strong>Publishers Weekly </strong></em><strong>Best Book * NPR Best Book * New York Public Library Best Book * Chicago Public Library Best Book</strong></p><p>The <em>New York Times</em> bestselling graphic novel sensation from Noelle Stevenson, based on her beloved and critically acclaimed web comic. <em>Kirkus</em> says, 鈥淚f you鈥檙e going to read one graphic novel this year, make it this one.鈥?lt;/p><p>Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these and more await in this brilliantly subversive, sharply irreverent epic from Noelle Stevenson. Featuring an exclusive epilogue not seen in the web comic, along with bonus conceptual sketches and revised pages throughout, this gorgeous full-color graphic novel has been hailed by critics and fans alike as the arrival of a 鈥渟uperstar鈥?talent (NPR.org).</p><p>Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.</p><p>But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona's powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit.</p>

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