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Chicken Run

by Ellen Weiss

Written specifically for the fully-independent young reader, this lively novelization tells the full story of the film--from Ginger's capture by Farmer Tweedy, to Rocky's dramatic arrival at the farm, to the chickens' heroic escape from the clutches of Mrs. Tweedy and her Pie Machine. Chock full of humor, adventure, and chicken romance, this action-packed novel brings CHICKEN RUN to life.

Elf: The Junior Novel

by Ellen Weiss

This full-length retelling brings Buddy's adventures in New York City to life. Follow Buddy, his father Walter, and even Santa Claus, as Buddy injects the spirit of Christmas back into his father and everyone he comes in contact with. Buddy shows them what's important in life through a series of actions and mishaps. And in the end, Buddy actually saves Christmas!

Ellis Island Days

by Ellen Weiss

Meet Hitty. She may be just a doll, but she has lived in many places and seen incredible things. Here is one of her adventures, as told by Hitty herself! Hitty travels to Italy in style with a spoiled little rich girl, but soon falls into the hands of Fiorella Rossi, a kind girl whose poor family longs to reach America. Will the Rossis survive of their difficult journey?

Galaxy Quest: The Junior Novel

by Ellen Weiss

The magnificent starship rumbled through the vastness of space, its enormous hull starkly lit by an alien sun. The letters emblazoned on the side read NSEA PROTECTOR. As the ship hurtled through the emptiness, it shuddered slightly. Inside the Protector's instrument-filled cabin, the crew exchanged relieved smiles.

The Hand-Me-Down Chimp (Animal Rescue Squad #2)

by Ellen Weiss Ellen Friedman

While Lisa is keeping a chimp at her house, she discovers that he knows sign language and she and her friends hope to find a way to keep him from being taken to live at the zoo.

Jimmy Carter: Champion of Peace

by Ellen Weiss Mel Friedman

Nobel Peace Prize Winner. A peanut farmer and an obscure governor from the state of Georgia, Jimmy Carter was close to unknown until he ran for United States president in 1976. But throughout his presidency and in the years since he has left the White House, Jimmy Carter has worked so hard for peace -- even winning the Nobel Peace Prize -- that no on will ever ask, "Jimmy who?" again. Jimmy Carter is the world's peacemaker. He promotes human rights, social and economic justice, and works tirelessly with Habitat for Humanity to build housing for the poor and with the Carter Center to end hunger and wipe out diseases. This biography will reveal the man behind the name, and just how Jimmy Carter made the journey from a peanut farm in a tiny Georgia town to winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

Kitten Alert! (Animal Rescue Squad #1)

by Ellen Weiss Mel Friedman

Admiring Ms. Hanson's adorable new kitten, Sebastian, Eliza, Lisa, Abby, and Molly are horrified when Sebastian is nearly poisoned and wonder if the cantankerous, cat-hating Mrs. Gresham is responsible.

Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer

by Ellen Weiss Marisa Weiss

What do I do now? Why am I still so tired? Am I really cured? How do I reduce my risk of recurrence? Is it safe for me to get pregnant? How do I get rid of the hot flashes so I can sleep? This fully revised and updated second edition contains crucial information about these issues and more--including the revolutionary medical advances in follow-up testing, ongoing treatments, and recovery. With answers for everything from how to deal with hair loss and weight gain to finding online support groups and understanding healthy foods and supplements, Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer contains a greater depth and breadth of information in its enhanced chapters--plus all-new chapters that cover current treatment options and preventative tips for those at high risk for developing breast cancer.Enhanced Chapters:* Tests: Peer, Poke, and Prod* After Mastectomy: Re-creating a Breast with or Without Surgery* Intimacy, Sex, and Your Love Life: Relieving Discomfort and Increasing Libido* A Child in Your Future: Fertility, Pregnancy, and Adoption* Reducing Your Risk: Living WellAll-New Information:* Pre-Survivors: Risks and Prevention* Thinking and Remembering: Clearing the Fog and Sharpening Your Mind* Bone Health: Weakness Explained and Strengthening Exercises* Sleep: Restoration and Renewal With this book as your guide, you'll have the tools not just to live beyond breast cancer, but to live well and well beyond this challenge in your life!From the Trade Paperback edition.

Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivor's Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins

by Marisa C. Weiss Ellen Weiss

This fully revised and updated edition of "Living Beyond Breast Cancer," fromone of the country's leading breast cancer activists and experts, contains animpressive depth and breadth of essential information.

Nobody's Dog (Animal Rescue Squad #4)

by Ellen Weiss Mel Friedman

The first time I saw Belle was the day of the Animal Rescue Squad's Christmas shopping expedition. Eliza Spain, Lisa Ho, Abby Good¬man, and I, Molly Penrose--we're the Animal Rescue Squad--were on our way to Mr. Slattery's store. Slattery's is jam-packed with nice little things like candles and pottery and potpourri. I needed to get presents for my mother and my sister, and I wanted to scout out things for Eliza, Lisa, and Abby as well. Then we saw a dog.

Shrek

by Ellen Weiss

Filled with humor, action, adventure--and all the gross-out fun of the film--the novel contains a complete retelling of this offbeat anti-fairy tale.

The Stinky Giant

by Ellen Weiss Mel Friedman

Pepper and Jake love herding sheep in the little valley where they live. But there's a problem-- a big problem. Urk, a giant who lives on a nearby mountain, is big and stinky and doesn't care that dumping dirty laundry water in the nearby stream causes a flood down below every single week. So Pepper and Jake hike to Urk's mountaintop lair to confront him. But there's no reasoning with a giant, especially one who gives cryptic puzzles to solve. If the kids can solve it, Urk will move away. If not, Pepper and Jake (and their sheep) will be the featured ingredients in Urk's next bowl of smelly soup!

Trip to the North: The Polar Express

by Chris Van Allsburg Ellen Weiss

Straight from the silver screen comes the story of the Polar Express. On Christmas Eve, a young boy joins some other children on a magical train ride to the North Pole.

Zathura, The Movie: The Junior Novel

by Ellen Weiss

Based on the action-adventure movie, this novel takes readers on a thrilling journey.

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