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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1

by Adam-Troy Castro Kristen Margiotta

Enter an exciting new world of shadows from Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro. Meet Gustav Gloom. Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery of statues that are just plain awkward, and finds herself at dinner watching her own shadow take part in the feast! Along the way Fernie is chased by the People Taker who is determined to take her to the Shadow Country. It's up to Fernie and Gustav to stop the People Taker before he takes Fernie's family. Featuring a unique cover and beautifully dark full-page illustrations by Kristen Margiotta, Gustav Gloom is sure to be a hit with fans who love a little darkness in their lives.

Guts & Glory: The American Civil War - FREE PREVIEW (The First 4 Chapters)

by Ben Thompson C. M. Butzer

Tremendous battles, dangerous operations, fearless spies, and legendary heroes from America's deadliest conflict!From courageous cavalry rides deep into enemy territory to harrowing covert missions undertaken by spies and soldiers, the events of the American Civil War were filled with daring figures and amazing feats. This exhilarating overview covers the biggest battles as well as captivating lesser-known moments to entertain kids with unbelievable (and totally true) tales of one of America's most fascinating conflicts.History buff, Civil War reenactor, and popular blogger Ben Thompson uses his extensive knowledge and vivid storytelling style to bring the Civil War to life in this first book in a thrilling new series featuring incredible people, events, and civilizations. Get ready to learn just how awesome history can be!

Guys Read: Artemis Begins

by Eoin Colfer Jon Scieszka Adam Rex

Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfer's hit series, he was born in the form of Eoin's younger brother Donal--the "young criminal mastermind" of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet. A short story from the collection Guys read: funny business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Best of Friends

by Jon Scieszka Adam Rex Mac Barnett

Ernest is annoying. Ernest is awkward. Ernest is...Ernest. And Dean wants nothing to do with him, until Ernest wins the most spectacular trip in the history of America - and is allowed to bring one friend. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Bloody Souvenir

by Jack Gantos Jon Scieszka Adam Rex

Jack isn't like the Pagoda brothers. He knows the difference between fun and stupid. Launching yourself across the backyard in a makeshift Roman catapult? Fun. Smoking an entire pack of cigarettes as fast as possible? Stupid. But when it comes to emergency self-surgery...Jack still has something to learn. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: A Day in the Life

by Shaun Tan

An artist takes us through his day, from his own particular perspective A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Dirt on Our Shoes

by Neal Shusterman

T-Bin has been traveling through space for years to deposit its passengers on a new planet, to give them a new life. But now, mere days from arrival, Tanner can't shake the feeling that there's a more sinister plot at work. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Frost and Fire

by Ray Bradbury

Born into a world with only seven days to live, Sim faces the same choice everyone does: how will he spend them? Is there something greater to hope for? A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Kid Appeal

by Jon Scieszka David Lubar Adam Rex

The whole school is getting in on the action when a contest is announced: The student who creates the best project on New Cairo's history will win a trip to the cool new water park in town. Charlie has a plan that can't lose--as long as he doesn't lose his life in the process. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Klack Bros. Museum

by Kenneth Oppel

A train gets waylaid in the middle of nowhere, and Luke and his dad find themselves with four hours to kill before it's fixed. Just enough time for a trip to the mysterious, decrepit old museum on the edge of town. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: My Parents Give My Bedroom to a Biker

by Jon Scieszka Adam Rex Paul Feig

This all started when Steve wouldn't take out the trash. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Other Worlds

by Jon Scieszka

Other Worlds, the fourth volume in Jon Scieszkas Guys Read anthology series for tween boys, features ten thrilling new tales of science fiction and fantasy from some of the biggest names in childrens literature. Prepare yourself for ten trips into the unknown, as ten of your favorite writers--Rick Riordan, who has written an all-new and exclusive Percy Jackson tale, Tom Angleberger of Origami Yoda fame, Newbery medalist Rebecca Stead, Shannon Hale, D. J. MacHale, Eric Nylund, Kenneth Oppel, Neal Shusterman, Shaun Tan, and none other than the late Ray Bradbury--spin tales of fantasy and science fiction the likes of which you have never imagined. Compiled by National Ambassador for Childrens Literature (and Secret Ambassador for the Intergalactic Alliance) Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Other Worlds is sure to boldly take you where no reader has gone before.

Guys Read: Plan B

by Rebecca Stead

Nathan has been locked in his room ever since "it" started growing back. They're going to come for him soon, so he's got precious little time to tell us what is happening. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Rise of the RoboShoesTM

by Tom Angleberger

First they were given AutoLaces, then NanoGyroWheels, then FissionSoles and TurboBrains...and then they took over the world. But can they keep it? A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Scout

by D. J. MacHale

It was just your typical, run-of-the-mill scout field trip--that is, until Kit spotted an object from space plummeting to Earth. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Sports Pages

by Tim Green Jon Scieszka Gordon Korman Joseph Bruchac Dan Gutman Jacqueline Woodson Anne Ursu Chris Rylander

A lineman with something to prove A vendetta against a baseball legend The rise of a real-life NHL all-star The luckiest grapefruit in sports history Open up The Sports Pages, the third volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading, and you're in for all of this and more. From fiction to nonfiction, from baseball to mixed martial arts and everything in between, these are ten stories about the rush of victory and the crush of defeat on and off the field. Compiled by kid-lit all-star Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a thrilling collection of brand-new short stories from some of your favorite authors and athletes.

Guys Read: True Stories

by Jim Murphy Jon Scieszka Douglas Florian Sy Montgomery Candace Fleming Elizabeth Partridge Nathan Hale Thanhha Lai Steve Sheinkin James Sturm T. Edward Nickens

Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: True Stories is a mind-blowing collection of essays, biographies, how-to guides, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.Supports the Common Core State Standards

Guys Read: Unaccompanied Minors

by Jon Scieszka Jeff Kinney Adam Rex

Jeff Kinney is pretty much the nicest guy you can hope to meet. Except when it comes to his brother, Patrick. The two of them have been locked in a battle for supremacy since they were young--a war that continues to this day. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: The Warlords of Recess

by Eric Nylund

Josh and Tony aren't any great shakes on the basketball court--but with the fate of the planet on the line, they're going to have to step up. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: "What? You Think You Got It Rough?"

by Jon Scieszka Christopher Paul Curtis Adam Rex

But nobody has it worse than Papa Red did when he was a kid. And you better listen up when he talks. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Will

by Jon Scieszka Adam Rex

When a supervillain takes over the school and all the kids with powers are gone, it's up to Will to try and save the day. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read: Your Question for Author Here

by Jon Scieszka Kate Dicamillo Adam Rex

Joe's got a problem. He has to write to an author for a school assignment and get her to answer a bunch of questions. But the author he's chosen, Maureen O'Toople, just doesn't want to play along. Jon Scieszka and Kate DiCamillo collaborate on a hilarious and heartfelt short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Haiku

by Patricia Donegan

Haiku introduces five styles of haiku to readers and includes projects on:* Your first haiku--how to get started with the classic form of poetry* Your favorite season--exploring nature, a traditional element in haiku* Your own personal haiku--writing in haibun, a form of haiku that uses personal narrative* Haiku with pictures--creating haiga, an illustrated haiku* Haiku with a friend--developing renga, linked-verse haikuThe Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art--engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

Haiku

by Patricia Donegan

Haiku introduces five styles of haiku to readers and includes projects on:* Your first haiku--how to get started with the classic form of poetry* Your favorite season--exploring nature, a traditional element in haiku* Your own personal haiku--writing in haibun, a form of haiku that uses personal narrative* Haiku with pictures--creating haiga, an illustrated haiku* Haiku with a friend--developing renga, linked-verse haikuThe Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art--engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

Hail! Hail! Camp Dragononka (Dragon Slayers' Academy #17)

by Kate Mcmullan Bill Basso

It's the last day of the school year, so it must be time for Wiglaf and all his friends at Dragon Slayers' Academy to go home and enjoy the lazy hazy days of a medieval summer. Ummm, not quite. Not when Mordred the gold-hungry headmaster realizes there's money to be made running a camp.

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