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10 Minutes Till Bedtime

(Scholastic)

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10th Grade: A Novel

Joe Weisberg

2003    259 Pages    (Random House Trade Paperbacks)

Jeremiah Reskin has big plans for tenth grade—he wants to make some friends and he wants to take a girl’s shirt off. It’s not going too well at first, but when he meets a group of semibohemian outcasts, things start to change. Soon he’s negotiating his way through group back rubs and trying to find the courage to make a move on Renee Shopmaker, the hottest girl in school. At the behest of his composition teacher, Jeremy’s also chronicling everything in his own novel [...]

Jeremiah Reskin has big plans for tenth grade—he wants to make some friends and he wants to take a girl’s shirt off. It’s not going too well at first, but when he meets a group of semibohemian outcasts, things start to change. Soon he’s negotiating his way through group back rubs and trying to find the courage to make a move on Renee Shopmaker, the hottest girl in school. At the behest of his composition teacher, Jeremy’s also chronicling everything in his own novel—a disastrously ungrammatical but unflinching look at sophomore year.From the Hardcover edition. [less]

13 Ghostly Yarns

1963    (MacRae Smith, 1963)

newly illustrated revised edition Thirteen Ghostly Years

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15 Seconds: A Novel

Andrew Gross

2012    336 Pages    (William Morrow)

“A total white knuckle, stay-up-all-night thrill ride. Enjoyed the heck out of it!”—Harlan Coben“A top-notch thriller writer.”—Chicago Sun Times“A master of no-nonsense, good, old-fashioned suspense.”—Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson KeyA writer “in the company of Child and Coben” (Connecticut Post), New York Times bestseller Andrew Gross is the acclaimed author of The Blue Zone, Eyes Wide Open, and [...]

“A total white knuckle, stay-up-all-night thrill ride. Enjoyed the heck out of it!”—Harlan Coben“A top-notch thriller writer.”—Chicago Sun Times“A master of no-nonsense, good, old-fashioned suspense.”—Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson KeyA writer “in the company of Child and Coben” (Connecticut Post), New York Times bestseller Andrew Gross is the acclaimed author of The Blue Zone, Eyes Wide Open, and other exceptional suspense thrillers. Now, with 15 Seconds, he delivers an electrifying, lightning-paced story of a desperate man on the run, trying to save his family from the faceless enemy that’s determined to destroy them all. A gripping tale of a life turned upside-down in 15 Seconds, Gross’s stunner is a must for fans of James Patterson, David Baldacci, Jeffery Deaver, Lisa Gardner, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, or anyone who likes action and suspense done to perfection. [less]

18 Penny Goose (I Can Read Books), The

Sally M. Walker

1998    64 Pages    (HarperCollins Publishers)

The British are coming! The American Revolution is being fought in the hills around Letty Wright’s family’s farm, and the Wrights must flee to safety. There is no time for Letty to bring Solomon the gander. Letty hopes the British don’t hurt Solomon, but hungry soldiers aren’t known for their kindness. Eight-year-old Letty tries the only thing she can think of to save him—and is as surprised as the other colonists when it works. Based on a remarkable, true story, this unusual tale will [...]

The British are coming! The American Revolution is being fought in the hills around Letty Wright’s family’s farm, and the Wrights must flee to safety. There is no time for Letty to bring Solomon the gander. Letty hopes the British don’t hurt Solomon, but hungry soldiers aren’t known for their kindness. Eight-year-old Letty tries the only thing she can think of to save him—and is as surprised as the other colonists when it works. Based on a remarkable, true story, this unusual tale will linger in the minds of all who read it. [less]

26 Fairmount Avenue

Tomie De Paola

2000    57 Pages    (Scholastic Trade)

Tomie dePaola?s stories from the momentous year his family built their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue highlight his wit, sense of humor, and strong family bonds. The book earned raves from reviewers of all ages and a Newbery Honor award.

Tomie dePaola?s stories from the momentous year his family built their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue highlight his wit, sense of humor, and strong family bonds. The book earned raves from reviewers of all ages and a Newbery Honor award. [less]

26 Fairmount Avenue

Tomie Depaola

1999    (Scholastic)

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33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women's History: From Suffragettes to Skirt Lengths to the E.R.A.

2002    240 Pages    (Crown Books for Young Readers)

Here’s the perfect book for anyone interested in learning more about girls and women in the United States from the 18th century to the present. Featuring contributions from a wide variety of women, including well-known nonfiction writers, a children’s librarian, historians, and many more, this latest addition to the 33 Things series provides an engaging, inspiring, informative look at the role women have played in shaping American history.

Here’s the perfect book for anyone interested in learning more about girls and women in the United States from the 18th century to the present. Featuring contributions from a wide variety of women, including well-known nonfiction writers, a children’s librarian, historians, and many more, this latest addition to the 33 Things series provides an engaging, inspiring, informative look at the role women have played in shaping American history. [less]

39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Book 6: Day of Doom, The

David Baldacci

2013    272 Pages    (Scholastic Inc.)

Lexile:
620L

The Ultimate SacrificeIt started with a kidnapping. A shadowy organization known only as the Vespers snatched seven members of the Cahill family and demanded a series of bizarre ransoms from around the world. Thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister Amy began a global treasure hunt, determined to bring back whatever Vesper One needed, so long as it kept the hostages safe.But when they deliver the last ransom, Amy and Dan discover Vesper One’s terrifying endgame. The objects he [...]

The Ultimate SacrificeIt started with a kidnapping. A shadowy organization known only as the Vespers snatched seven members of the Cahill family and demanded a series of bizarre ransoms from around the world. Thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister Amy began a global treasure hunt, determined to bring back whatever Vesper One needed, so long as it kept the hostages safe.But when they deliver the last ransom, Amy and Dan discover Vesper One’s terrifying endgame. The objects he demanded are vital pieces in a Vesper plot that will harm millions of innocent people. Now the two siblings and their friends are in an all-out sprint to stop Vesper One . . . before the whole world goes BOOM. [less]

$66 Summer, The

John Armistead

2000    230 Pages    (Milkweed Editions)

For $66 or not very much more, George Harrington thinks he might be able to buy a used Harley-Davidson motorcycle and ride to Alaska, New York, or any of the other places he dreams about while fishing with his father every Saturday morning. When his grandmother invites him to visit for the summer and help out at her store in small-town Obadiah, Alabama, he sees a way to earn the money he needs. In Obadiah, George hooks up with Esther and Bennett, the children of the cook at his grandmother's [...]

For $66 or not very much more, George Harrington thinks he might be able to buy a used Harley-Davidson motorcycle and ride to Alaska, New York, or any of the other places he dreams about while fishing with his father every Saturday morning. When his grandmother invites him to visit for the summer and help out at her store in small-town Obadiah, Alabama, he sees a way to earn the money he needs. In Obadiah, George hooks up with Esther and Bennett, the children of the cook at his grandmother's lunch counter. An unusual trio in 1950s Alabama, they roam the countryside together, sneaking onto Mr. Vorhise's land to go fishing, looking for lost treasure, and avoiding the hooded old woman who seems to follow them through the woods. George, Esther, and Bennett find more than fish, however, on Mr. Vorhise's land - evidence that leads them to some chilling conclusions. As currents of racism and bigotry come to the town's surface, George must reassess his priorities and learn a lesson about sacrifice. [less]

100 book race: Hog wild in the reading room, The

Patricia Reilly Giff

44 Pages    (Scholastic Inc)

Miss Pampaluzzi was smiling. "That's what it's all about. Being able to read anything. Books, newspapers, and good-morning signs." Quickly she stuck a star on the chart. She leaned forward. "When we get to a hundred, I'm going to do a cartwheel down the hall."

Miss Pampaluzzi was smiling. "That's what it's all about. Being able to read anything. Books, newspapers, and good-morning signs." Quickly she stuck a star on the chart. She leaned forward. "When we get to a hundred, I'm going to do a cartwheel down the hall." [less]

100 Science Experiments With Paper

Steven W. Moje

1999    128 Pages    (Sterling)

"What fun things can you do with paper besides origami, you wonder? Lots!...make helicopters, bridges, telephones, spinners, and many other toys....demonstrate density, properties of sound, Bernoulli's principle, gravity, etc....your children can learn tons of science by doing these quick and easy activities. You can just stand around, admire, and be amazed."--Parent Council(r). Selected as Outstanding by Parent Council(r).

"What fun things can you do with paper besides origami, you wonder? Lots!...make helicopters, bridges, telephones, spinners, and many other toys....demonstrate density, properties of sound, Bernoulli's principle, gravity, etc....your children can learn tons of science by doing these quick and easy activities. You can just stand around, admire, and be amazed."--Parent Council(r). Selected as Outstanding by Parent Council(r). [less]

100th Greatest Day of School

Michelle Poploff

2002    48 Pages    (Scholastic)

Lexile:
520L

When her teacher announces the upcoming celebration of the 100th day of school, Wanda can't think of a thing to bring to class for the occasion. One hundred dust bunnies? Not likely. One hundred rocks? Boring. But when she visits her great-aunt Zelma, Wanda comes up with a brilliant idea. Will Auntie Zelma help make Wanda's 100th day of school the greatest ever?

When her teacher announces the upcoming celebration of the 100th day of school, Wanda can't think of a thing to bring to class for the occasion. One hundred dust bunnies? Not likely. One hundred rocks? Boring. But when she visits her great-aunt Zelma, Wanda comes up with a brilliant idea. Will Auntie Zelma help make Wanda's 100th day of school the greatest ever? [less]

101 Best Web Sites for Kids

Trevor B. Meers, Tony Caldwell (Illustrator)

1999    128 Pages    (Publications International, Limited)

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101 Silly Monster Jokes

Jovial Bob Stine

10 Pages    (Scholastic Paperbacks)

Are you prepared for a frightfully good time? This gang of ghouls will have you shaking in your shoes -- shaking with laughter, that is! So proceed with caution... these jokes are a howwwwl!

Are you prepared for a frightfully good time? This gang of ghouls will have you shaking in your shoes -- shaking with laughter, that is! So proceed with caution... these jokes are a howwwwl! [less]

101 Spooky Halloween Jokes

Melvin Berger

96 Pages    (Scholastic Paperbacks)

Lexile:
540L

A collection of Halloween jokes features riddles, cartoons, and jokes that star ghosts, goblins, witches, vampires, and other creepy creatures.

A collection of Halloween jokes features riddles, cartoons, and jokes that star ghosts, goblins, witches, vampires, and other creepy creatures. [less]

882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic

Hugh Brewster, Laurie Coulter

1999    96 Pages    (Scholastic Paperbacks)

Lexile:
970L

Reissued for Spring 2012 to coincide with the anniversary of the sinking of the TITANIC in April 1912.Here is the one book with all of the answers to your questions about the TITANIC! This is the heart-stopping story about the legendary ship--from the building,maiden voyage, and tragic sinking, to its high-tech discovery on the ocean floor. Special features include the making of the James Cameron movie, true-or-falsequizzes, and real-life stories of the young people who sailed on the fateful [...]

Reissued for Spring 2012 to coincide with the anniversary of the sinking of the TITANIC in April 1912.Here is the one book with all of the answers to your questions about the TITANIC! This is the heart-stopping story about the legendary ship--from the building,maiden voyage, and tragic sinking, to its high-tech discovery on the ocean floor. Special features include the making of the James Cameron movie, true-or-falsequizzes, and real-life stories of the young people who sailed on the fateful journey. Illustrated with dozens of paintings, diagrams, and rare photographs. [less]

1000 Facts About Space

Pam beasant

47 Pages    (Scholastic)

Paperback: 47 pages Publisher: Scholastic; Worn edition (1992) Language: English

Paperback: 47 pages Publisher: Scholastic; Worn edition (1992) Language: English [less]

1000 Facts on Ancient Egypt

Jeremy smith

2006    (Barnes & Noble)

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1001 Natural Remedies (DK Natural Health)

Laurel Vukovic

2003    192 Pages    (DK ADULT)

An inspiring compendium brimming with tried and tested homemade concoctions for every domestic need, 1,001 Natural Remedies explains how to treat common ailments, how to have radiant skin, restore scuffed furniture, remove stains and protect delicate plants all without resorting to commercial cleaners, polishes, bleaches, and medicines.

An inspiring compendium brimming with tried and tested homemade concoctions for every domestic need, 1,001 Natural Remedies explains how to treat common ailments, how to have radiant skin, restore scuffed furniture, remove stains and protect delicate plants all without resorting to commercial cleaners, polishes, bleaches, and medicines. [less]

2014 Basketball Superstars (NBA)

K.C. Kelley

2014    32 Pages    (Scholastic Inc.)

Lexile:
970L

All the action from the basketball court . . . now on the page!Highlighting 2014's top basketball stars on the court. Including LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Tony Parker and many more! Features detailed player information and tons of fantastic photos.

All the action from the basketball court . . . now on the page!Highlighting 2014's top basketball stars on the court. Including LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Tony Parker and many more! Features detailed player information and tons of fantastic photos. [less]

2500 Fascinating Facts

Rupert Matthews

192 Pages    (Scholastic)

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Pacemaker Classics)

Jules Verne

1950    92 Pages    (Fearon)

The Pearson Education Library Collection offers you over 1200 fiction, nonfiction, classic, adapted classic, illustrated classic, short stories, biographies, special anthologies, atlases, visual dictionaries, history trade, animal, sports titles and more!

The Pearson Education Library Collection offers you over 1200 fiction, nonfiction, classic, adapted classic, illustrated classic, short stories, biographies, special anthologies, atlases, visual dictionaries, history trade, animal, sports titles and more! [less]

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A, My Name Is Alice (Picture Puffin Books)

Jane E. Bayer

1992    32 Pages    (Puffin)

Lexile:
370L

The antic never quite quit as a parade of animals sell their wares in this wildly illustrated version of the familiar alphabet ditty and ball-bouncing game. Young readers will delight in meeting such characters as Barbara, the bear with balloons for sale in Brazil; New York Ned, the newt who owns a noodle emporium, and finally the zipper-selling Zambian zebra and zebu, Zelda and Zach.

The antic never quite quit as a parade of animals sell their wares in this wildly illustrated version of the familiar alphabet ditty and ball-bouncing game. Young readers will delight in meeting such characters as Barbara, the bear with balloons for sale in Brazil; New York Ned, the newt who owns a noodle emporium, and finally the zipper-selling Zambian zebra and zebu, Zelda and Zach. [less]

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ABC Book

C. B. Falls (Illustrator), Peter Glassman

1998    40 Pages    (HarperCollins Publishers)

ABC Book takes children through their first lessons in letters with animals as familiar as a mouse...as fantastic as a unicorn...& as peculiar as a xiphius. C. B. Falls's beautiful woodcuts -- one for each letter of the alphabet -- bring every animal & letter to vivid life & are certain to capture the attention of a budding imagination.

ABC Book takes children through their first lessons in letters with animals as familiar as a mouse...as fantastic as a unicorn...& as peculiar as a xiphius. C. B. Falls's beautiful woodcuts -- one for each letter of the alphabet -- bring every animal & letter to vivid life & are certain to capture the attention of a budding imagination. [less]

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Abe Lincolns Hat

Martha Brenner

(Scholastic Educational)

Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there!    

Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there!     [less]

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Abel's Island

William Steig

(Bantam Books)

Abel's place in his familiar, mouse world has always been secure; he had an allowance from his mother, a comfortable home, and a lovely wife, Amanda. But one stormy August day, furious flood water carry him off and dump him on an uninhabited island. Despite his determination and stubborn resourcefulness--he tried crossing the river with boats and ropes and even on stepping-stones--Abel can't find a way to get back home.Days, then weeks and months, pass. Slowly, his soft habits [...]

Abel's place in his familiar, mouse world has always been secure; he had an allowance from his mother, a comfortable home, and a lovely wife, Amanda. But one stormy August day, furious flood water carry him off and dump him on an uninhabited island. Despite his determination and stubborn resourcefulness--he tried crossing the river with boats and ropes and even on stepping-stones--Abel can't find a way to get back home.Days, then weeks and months, pass. Slowly, his soft habits disappear as he forages for food, fashions a warm nest in a hollow log, models clay statues of his family for company, and continues to brood on the problem of how to get across the river--and home.Abel's time on the island brings him a new understanding of the world he's separated from. Faced with the daily adventure of survival in his solitary, somewhat hostile domain, he is moved to reexamine the easy way of life he had always accepted and discovers skills and talents in himself that hold promise of a more meaningful life, if and when he should finally return to Mossville and his dear Amanda again. Abel's Island is a 1976 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, and a 1977 Newbery Honor Book. [less]

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Doreen Rappaport

2008    48 Pages    (Disney-Hyperion)

Lexile:
AD820L

From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. A voracious reader, Lincoln spent every spare moment of his days filling his mind with knowledge, from history to literature to mathematics, preparing himself to one day lead the country he loved towards greater equality and prosperity. Despite the obstacles he faced as a self-educated man from the back woods, Lincoln persevered in his political career, [...]

From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. A voracious reader, Lincoln spent every spare moment of his days filling his mind with knowledge, from history to literature to mathematics, preparing himself to one day lead the country he loved towards greater equality and prosperity. Despite the obstacles he faced as a self-educated man from the back woods, Lincoln persevered in his political career, and his compassion and honesty gradually earned him the trust of many Americans. As president, he guided the nation through a long and bitter civil war and penned the document that would lead to the end of slavery in the United States.The passion for humanity that defined Lincoln's life shines through in this momentous follow-up to Martin's Big Words and John's Secret Dreams. Told in Doreen Rappaport's accessible, absorbing prose, and brought to life in powerful illustrations by Kadir Nelson, Abe's Honest Words is an epic portrait of a truly great American president. [less]

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Abiyoyo: Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story

Pete Seeger

43 Pages    (Scholastic Paperbacks)

Once there was a little boy who played the ukelele. Wherever he'd go he'd play, Clink, clunk, clonk. His father was a magician. Wherever he'd go, he'd make things disappear, Zoop! Zoop! Soon the townspeople grew tired of the boy's noise and his father's tricks, and banished both of them to the edge of town. There they lived, until one day the terrible giant Abiyoyo appeared. He was as tall as a tree, and it was said that he could eat people up. Everyone was [...]

Once there was a little boy who played the ukelele. Wherever he'd go he'd play, Clink, clunk, clonk. His father was a magician. Wherever he'd go, he'd make things disappear, Zoop! Zoop! Soon the townspeople grew tired of the boy's noise and his father's tricks, and banished both of them to the edge of town. There they lived, until one day the terrible giant Abiyoyo appeared. He was as tall as a tree, and it was said that he could eat people up. Everyone was terrified, except the boy and his father, and they came up with a plan to save the town.... Pete Seeger's storysong, made up for his own children, finds its perfect match in Michael Hays's masterful paintings. As a special bonus, this edition includes a CD of Pete performing two different versions of "Abiyoyo." You'll love to follow and sing along as you listen to Pete tell this richly vivid and exciting story. [less]

Abominable Snowman of Pasadena (Goosebumps, No 38), The

R. L. Stine

127 Pages    (Scholastic)

Lexile:
420L

Becoming sick of the endless hot weather in their Pasadena home, siblings Jordan and Nicole Blake wish for a real winter and are delighted with an Alaskan family vacation, until they come face-to-face with the Abominable Snowman.

Becoming sick of the endless hot weather in their Pasadena home, siblings Jordan and Nicole Blake wish for a real winter and are delighted with an Alaskan family vacation, until they come face-to-face with the Abominable Snowman. [less]

About A Bear

Holly Surplice

(Scholastic)

A bear can be happy, a bear can be sad. A bear can be bored, and a bear can be glad!

A bear can be happy, a bear can be sad. A bear can be bored, and a bear can be glad! [less]

Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life, The

Sid Fleischman

1998    208 Pages    (HarperTrophy)

The man with the spats rolled up his sleeves and proceeded to pluck a polished red billiard ball out of thin air. Presto! It vanished. Abracadabra! It reappeared. It turned white. it blushed red again. VoiIá! Suddenly there were four billiard balls between this amazing man's fingers.I was stunned. All of this was happening right under my nose. And there was more. He flipped the deck into falling waterfalls of cards, spun them into fans, and thrust a sword through a shower of cards to [...]

The man with the spats rolled up his sleeves and proceeded to pluck a polished red billiard ball out of thin air. Presto! It vanished. Abracadabra! It reappeared. It turned white. it blushed red again. VoiIá! Suddenly there were four billiard balls between this amazing man's fingers.I was stunned. All of this was happening right under my nose. And there was more. He flipped the deck into falling waterfalls of cards, spun them into fans, and thrust a sword through a shower of cards to impale the seven of diamonds -- selected a moment before.I was dazzled. The moment he finished his act and ushered us gawkers back onto the sidewalk, I knew what I wanted to be. Someone else could be president of the United States.I wanted to be a magician. [less]

Abraham Lincoln Joke Book

Beatrice Schenk De Regniers

(Scholastic Paperbacks)

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Absolutely normal chaos

Sharon Creech

2004    230 Pages   

Thirteen-year-old Mary Lou grows up considerably during the summer while learning about romance, homesickness, death, and her cousin's search for his biological father.

Thirteen-year-old Mary Lou grows up considerably during the summer while learning about romance, homesickness, death, and her cousin's search for his biological father. [less]

Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The

Sherman Alexie

2007    240 Pages    (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

Lexile:
600L

In his first book for young adults, 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. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own [...]

In his first book for young adults, 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. 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 acclaimed artist 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. [less]

Abuela

Arthur Dorros

40 Pages    (Trumpet)

Bi-lingual adventure of little girl and her abuela (grandmother) as they "fly" through town. Beautifully illustrated. Autographed by author and illustrator (1993).

Bi-lingual adventure of little girl and her abuela (grandmother) as they "fly" through town. Beautifully illustrated. Autographed by author and illustrator (1993). [less]

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