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File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (Reports 1-6)

by Lemony Snicket Seth

The first volume in a two-part e-book series that invites you to match wits with Lemony Snicket and solve perplexing mini-mysteries. Paintings have been falling off of walls, a loud and loyal dog has gone missing, a gurgled message is being transmitted by walkie-talkie-strange things are happening all over the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Called upon to investigate these suspicious incidents, young Lemony Snicket collects clues, questions witnesses, and cracks every case. Join the investigation and tackle the mysteries alongside Snicket, then click on the link at the end of each Report to see the solution revealed.Search for File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (Reports 7-13) to complete this mysterious series!

File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (Reports 7-13)

by Lemony Snicket Seth

The second volume of the two-part e-book series that invites you to solve mini-mysteries alongside Lemony Snicket. An important postcard never reached its destination, three brothers have been apprehended for one crime, a specter has been seen walking on the pier at midnight-more peculiar events are unfolding all over the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Lemony Snicket is on the case! Join the investigation and tackle the mysteries alongside Snicket. Think you've cracked them? Click on the link at the end of each Report to the back of the book to see the solution revealed.Search for File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (Reports 1-6) to complete this mysterious series!

Filipino Celebrations

by Liana Romulo Corazon Dandan-Albano

Brimming with vivid illustrations and rich cultural background, Filipino Celebrations brings to life the festivals and celebrations of this diverse island nation. Each chapter discusses the history of the holiday; its cultural influences; how certain holidays are celebrated differently in different regions of the Philippines; special customs, foods, key words and phrases associated with the festivals; and more.Perfect for families looking to share the unique culture of the Philippines and educators interested in promoting multiculturalism in the classroom, Filipino Celebrations includes activities such as games, songs, crafts and recipes which encourage children to participate and learn while having fun.

Filipino Celebrations

by Liana Romulo Corazon Dandan-Albano

Brimming with vivid illustrations and rich cultural background, Filipino Celebrations brings to life the festivals and celebrations of this diverse island nation. Each chapter discusses the history of the holiday; its cultural influences; how certain holidays are celebrated differently in different regions of the Philippines; special customs, foods, key words and phrases associated with the festivals; and more.Perfect for families looking to share the unique culture of the Philippines and educators interested in promoting multiculturalism in the classroom, Filipino Celebrations includes activities such as games, songs, crafts and recipes which encourage children to participate and learn while having fun.

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

by Liana Romulo Joanne Deleon

From "The Prince's Bride" to "The Magic Lake" to "The Deer and the Snail", the classic Filipino children's stories have amused, inspired, and taught millions of children throughout the centuries with poignant, universal life lessons. Now they're gathered together--many for the first time--in this gorgeous volume. Selected and retold by Liana Elena Fomulo, augmented with whimsical watercolor illustrations by award-winning artist Joanne De Leon, this precious collection of adored Filipino myths and stories is sure to become a Western classic.

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

by Liana Romulo Joanne Deleon

From "The Prince's Bride" to "The Magic Lake" to "The Deer and the Snail", the classic Filipino children's stories have amused, inspired, and taught millions of children throughout the centuries with poignant, universal life lessons. Now they're gathered together--many for the first time--in this gorgeous volume. Selected and retold by Liana Elena Fomulo, augmented with whimsical watercolor illustrations by award-winning artist Joanne De Leon, this precious collection of adored Filipino myths and stories is sure to become a Western classic.

Filipino Friends

by Liana Romulo Corazon Dandan-Albano

Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language. Soft, whimsical watercolors labeled with English words and Filipino translations bring to light the differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. Children of expatriate Filipinos as well as expatriate children living in the Philippines will find Filipino Friends indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.

Filipino Friends

by Liana Romulo Corazon Dandan-Albano

Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language. Soft, whimsical watercolors labeled with English words and Filipino translations bring to light the differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. Children of expatriate Filipinos as well as expatriate children living in the Philippines will find Filipino Friends indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.

A Fin-tastic Finish

by Aaron Blecha Davy Ocean

Harry Hammer wants to befriend a tiger shark and become a sports legend at Shark Point Scout Camp in this fifth Shark School (mis)adventure.Harry Hammer has a new hero: Turbo Tex, a gold-medal-winning tiger shark. Maybe Harry can be just like him at Shark Point Scout Camp! Tony, another tiger shark, joins the group right in time for their annual sports camp, and Harry is over the moon. But Tony doesn't seem to want to be friends. How can Harry change Tony's mind and make his sporting dreams come true?

The Final Cut

by Fred Bowen

It seems like Ryan, Zeke, Miles, and Eli have been friends forever. They spend practically every afternoon together playing basketball or just hanging out. But this year is different. All four friends are trying out for the basketball team.With so many good players in the running, Ryan is concerned that he won't make the team. But he's even more worried about what will happen to his group of friends if all of them don't make the final cut.

Finders Keepers for Franklin

by Paulette Bourgeois Brenda Clark

In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin is very excited to find a camera. He knows that he should find the owner and return the camera, but his friends tell him "finders keepers!" and soon Franklin gets carried away taking pictures. With his father's encouragement, Franklin decides to return the camera to its rightful owner--but finding out who the owner is takes some clever sleuthing!This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.

The Finders Keepers Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner Hodges Soileau

The Alden's neighbor, Lina, thinks there's treasure hidden in her attic, and she wants the Boxcar Children to help her find it. Of course, the children are eager to help search--but it appears they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure. Can the Boxcar Children discover the treasure in the attic ... before someone else finds it first?

Finding Lincoln

by Ann Malaspina Colin Bootman

Louis needs to write an essay for school about young Abraham Lincoln. But it's 1951 in Alabama, and African Americans cannot use the public library. Mama says one day soon they'll be able to check out books, but Louis isn't going to wait! <P><P> When he makes a brave journey into the "whites-only" library, something surprising and wonderful happens - he meets a brave young librarian. Ann Malaspina's moving story and Colin Bootman's rich paintings evoke the troubles and triumphs of days not long past. <P> Includes a note on the history of racial segregation in public libraries, a brief history of Abraham Lincoln's life, and an "If You Want to Read More" listing.

Finding the First T. Rex (Totally True Adventures)

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Jim Nelson

IN 1902, WILLIAM HORNADAY handed a map to the famous paleontologist Barnum Brown. It was Hornaday's hand-drawn directions to a remote area of the Montana Badlands, where he believed amazing dinosaur fossils lay buried. Following the map, Brown dug up a jawbone edged with six-inch long teeth, the remains of a monstrous creature no one had ever seen before. But one bone wasn't enough, and Brown soon found himself in a desperate race to discover the skeleton of the mystery carnivore!From the Trade Paperback edition.

Finding the Titanic

by Robert D. Ballard

The story of the Titanic right up to its rediscovery is told for more advanced, independent young readers by the man who discovered the great sunken ship.

The Fine-Feathered Mystery

by Carolyn Keene

Nancy and her friends find a mystery that's truly for the birds!Summer is off to a fun start! Nancy, Bess, and George have joined Park Pals, a cool program where they get to learn about nature -- stuff like trees, birds, even bugs. Their first stop is an aviary, a place filled with lots of birds, including Carmen, a beautiful hyacinth macaw from South America.But when Todd Steckler holds a creepy jar of beetles in Bess's face, she screams -- and Carmen flies the coop! Now the girls have to find Carmen before she's bird-napped. If they track down the bird, they'll be made Junior Park Rangers, but if they don't, they'll be three very unhappy campers!

Fire

by Kathleen Duey Karen A. Bale

Can two kids survive the flames of the great Chicago Fire of 1871? Find out in this riveting historical fiction, part of the Survivor series.Nate Copper and his best friend Ryan love to sneak out at night to watch firefighters battle the blazes that have plagued Chicago all through the dry, windy summer of 1871. Wealthy Julie Flynn, suffocated by her overprotective parents, can't imagine adventures like Nate's--and he's definitely not a boy she would ever be friends with. But fate and fire throw Nate and Julie together on the dark and dangerous streets of Chicago, and in the chaos of the crowds, Julie is kidnapped. Nate has to try to figure out a way to free her before the wind-driven flames spreading across the city cut off their only chance of escape. Will Nate and Julie be able to survive?

The Fire Cat

by Esther Averill

A young cat has big paws and wants to do big things with them. But since he lives in a barrel in a yard, the only thing he can find to do is chase smaller cats away. He is befriended by Mrs. Goodkind and eventually ends up at the firehouse, where he learns to help the firemen and other cats, finally doing something big. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for grades 2-3 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Fire Up with Reading!

by Toni Buzzeo Sachiko Yoshikawa

HEAR YE! HEAR YE! COMMENCING THIS DAY, LIBERTY SCHOOL SHALL FIRE UP WITH READING! Patty Lee desperately wants to be the top reader in the fourth grade and earn the right to wear the dragon costume in the Read Across America Day parade--but will Carmen Rosa Pena read her out of the running? The race is on as Patty Lee devours books, read-alouds, and audiobooks. But with Carmen in the lead, Patty Lee turns to Mrs. Skorupski for a new plan that just might put her at the top. In this second Mrs. Skorupski story the quirky, heavily accessorized school librarian inspires students to expand their reading experiences, cheering them on with her signature "Okily dokily." Join the excitement as everyone gets fired up with reading!

Firefighting Heroes [Beyond Level, Grade 3]

by Kate Sinclair

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Firefly Hollow

by Alison Mcghee Christopher Denise

Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in the world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this lush, unforgettable tale in the tradition of Charlotte's Web and The Rats of NIMH, from the author of the New York Times bestselling Someday.Firefly doesn't merely want to fly, she wants to touch the moon. Cricket doesn't merely want to sing about baseball, he wants to catch. When these two little creatures with big dreams wander out of Firefly Hollow, refusing to listen to their elders, they find themselves face-to-face with the one creature they were always told to stay away from...a giant.But Peter is a Miniature Giant. They've always been told that a Miniature Giant is nothing but a Future Giant, but this one just isn't quite as big or as scary as the other Giants. Peter has a dream of his own, as well as memories to escape. He is overwhelmed with sadness, and a summer with his new unlikely friends Firefly and Cricket might be just what he needs. Can these friends' dreams help them overcome the past?Firefly Hollow is nothing short of enchanting, reminding us all that the very best friend is the one who wants you to achieve your dreams. Full-color tip-in illustrations and dozens of black-and-white drawing provide added glow.

Firelight Friends #10

by Sue Bentley Angela Swan

Kara Parkes is worried she is going to be lonely at summer camp. But when magic kitten Flame shows up, she seems to forget all her troubles!

The Fires Beneath the Sea

by Lydia Millet

Cara's mother has disappeared. Her father isn't talking about it. Her big brother Max is hiding behind his iPod, and her genius little brother Jackson is busy studying the creatures he collects from the beach. But when a watery specter begins to haunt the family's Cape Cod home, Cara and her brothers realize that their scientist mother may not be who they thought she was-and that the world has much stranger, much older inhabitants than they had imagined.With help from Cara's best friend Hayley, the three embark on a quest that will lead them from the Cape's hidden, ancient places to a shipwreck at the bottom of the sea. They're soon on the front lines of an ancient battle between good and evil, with the terrifying "pouring man" close on their heels.Packed with memorable characters and thrilling imagery, Lydia Millet weaves a page-turning adventure even as she brings the seaside world of Cape Cod to magical life. The first in a series of books about the Sykes children, The Fires Beneath the Sea is a rip-cracking middle-grade novel that will make perfect beach reading-for readers of any age!Lydia Millet is the author of six previous novels, including My Happy Life, which won the 2003 PEN-USA Award for Fiction, and Oh Pure and Radiant Heart, which was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Her short story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Fires in the Wilderness

by Jeffery L Schatzer

It's the Great Depression, and times are hard. Children are starving. Families are scraping by on government handouts and the kindness of strangers. There is no work to be had and no money to be earned. Teenager Jarek Sokolowski and his brother take action to save their loved ones-they apply for jobs in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Fires in the Wilderness chronicles the journey of a pair of Polish boys from Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1934. After some training, they are shipped far from home to a work camp in the wilds of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The friends take on backbreaking jobs that leave them bruised and blistered. To make matters worse, their work leader is a cruel bully who loves to stir up trouble. When wildfires sweep across the northern wilderness, the CCC boys are pressed into duty. As the fire grows out of control, several boys find themselves trapped by walls of flame and Jarek is faced with a terrible choice.Through their work and struggles, the Civilian Conservation Corps boys learn hard lessons about life and the importance of character, teamwork, and leadership. Fires in the Wilderness is an inspiring story that provides readers with a peek into the past through the eyes of an immigrant boy.

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