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Rainbow Tribe

by Ed Mcgaa

The practical sequel to Mother Earth Spirituality that applies Native American teachings and ritual to comtemporary living.

And Then There Were None (Pearson English Active Readers Ser.)

by Agatha Christie

Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonely mansion on Indian Island by a host who, surprisingly, fails to appear. On the island they are cut off from everything but each other and the inescapable shadows of their own past lives. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts. And one by one, they die...

The 3-Hour Diet (TM) On the Go

by Jorge Cruise

More Than 600 New Options!Imagine eating your favorite foods every 3 hours to finally get the results you've been searching for. NO calorie-counting, NO carb deprivation, and NO skipping sweets. Based on the revolutionary principles of Time-Based NutritionTM, this pocket guidebook will give you the slimming secrets you need to enjoy fast food, restaurant meals, gas station gourmet, and much more!Visit for your free personalized weight-loss profile.

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans

by Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul--the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor, and the recipient of five starred reviews--now features eight pages of discussion and curriculum material. <P><P> The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. This is the story of the men, women, and children who toiled in the hot sun picking cotton for their masters; it's about the America ripped in two by Jim Crow laws; it's about the brothers and sisters of all colors who rallied against those who would dare bar a child from an education. It's a story of discrimination and broken promises, determination, and triumphs. <P> Told through the unique point of view and intimate voice of a one-hundred-year-old African-American female narrator, this inspiring book demonstrates that in gaining their freedom and equal rights, African Americans helped our country achieve its promise of liberty and justice--the true heart and soul of our nation. <P> Supports the Common Core State Standards

Midnight (The Vampire Diaries: The Return, Volume 3)

by L. J. Smith

The "New York Times"-bestselling series continues with "Midnight," the final chapter of the Vampire Diaries: The Return trilogy.

The September Sisters

by Jillian Cantor

Abigail Reed and her younger sister, Becky, are always at each other's throats. Their mother calls them the September Sisters, because their birthdays are only a day apart, and pretends that they're best friends. But really, they delight in making each other miserable. Then Becky disappears in the middle of the night, and a torn gold chain with a sapphire heart charm is the only clue to the mystery of her kidnapping. Abby struggles to cope with her own feelings of guilt and loss as she tries to keep her family together. When her world is at its bleakest, Abby meets a new neighbor, Tommy, who is dealing with his own loss, and the two of them discover that love can bloom, even when it's surrounded by thorns. This exquisitely written first novel illustrates life as it truly is-- filled with fear and danger, hope and love, comfort and uncertainty.

Dragon's Egg

by Sarah L. Thomson

It is a rare talent, and only she can care for the Inn's herd. She feeds them, gathers their eggs, and tends to their injuries. But Mella dreams about the dragons of legend, even though hardly anyone believes they still exist. Dragons are small farm animals, not huge fire-breathing monsters. Everyone knows that. Until one day changes everything. A Knight of the Order of Defenders arrives at the Inn. Signs of the mythical dragons have led him there, he says. Then a simple errand takes Mella through the forest, where she stumbles across a dragon's egg-and faces the true, terrifying dragon guarding it. On the spot, Mella vows to get the egg safely to the fabled Hatching Grounds. She must leave her home for the first time, and she finds an unlikely companion in the Defender's squire, Roger. For Mella and Roger, this one day is the beginning of an adventure. Where will it take them?

Ray And Me (Baseball Card Adventures #9)

by Dan Gutman

After he survives a hit in the head with a baseball, Stosh learns about Ray Chapman, the only player in Major League history to get hit by a ball and die. If only they'd had batting helmets back in 1920. Stosh travels back in time to try and save Ray, in the gripping ninth novel in this series.


by Walter Dean Myers

A "New York Times"-bestselling author takes readers into the world of Progress juvenile detention facility. Is it possible for 14-year-old Reese to get a second chance when he's treated like a criminal, handcuffed and thrown into solitary confinement?

Freshman Scandal (Freshman Dorm Series #22)

by Linda Alper Kevin Cooney

While Courtney grapples with sexual harassment in the workplace, Liza lands a TV role that could hamper her relationship, and Winnie copes with the idea of motherhood.

Oliver Twist (Wishbone Classic #5)

by Charles Dickens Joanne Mattern Ed Parker Kathryn Yingling

An adaptation of Dicken's story of the orphan forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London.<P> A Little canine orphan, Oliver Twist runs away to London when he is falsely accused of fighting and is taken into Fagin's band of thieves, where he is beaten, shot, and left for dead, but when wealthy patrons help him search for his parents, Fagin returns to reveal his true identity.

Don Quixote (Wishbone Classics)

by Miguel De Cervantes Michael Burgan

Cervantes' tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant, tilts at windmills and battles with sheep in the service of the lady of his dreams, Dulcinea del Toboso, has fascinated generations of readers, and inspired other creative artists such as Flaubert, Picasso and Richard Strauss. The tall, thin knight and his short, fat squire, Sancho Panza, have found their way into films, cartoons and even computer games.

Strange Brew (Bone Chillers #5)

by Betsy Haynes

[From the back cover:] "Be careful what you wish for... Tori's bored stiff. She's totally sick of school. Her little brother is a pain. Even her best friend is driving her crazy. Tori would do anything to have some fun. Then Tori finds a mysterious notebook. Each time she opens it, a new spell appears. And each time Tori tries a spell, things happen--silly things, gross things, hilarious things. Now Tori's having fun ... until the goofy spells turn gruesome." This page turner for middle grade readers has 25 short chapters that will fly by. If you're afraid of the dark and shocking events give you the heebee jeebees, the Bone chillers books aren't for you. But if you dare, there are many more of them in the Bookshare library. If you're a fan of this book you'll love the author's other books in the Bookshare collection. The Bone Chillers series is so scary, your teeth will chatter! Look for #1 Beware the Shopping Mall, #2 Little Pet Shop of Horrors, #3 Back to School, #4 Frankenturkey, #6 Teacher Creature, #7 Frankenturkey II, #8 Welcome to Alien Inn, #9 Attack of the Killer Ants, #10 Slime Time, #11 Toilet Terror, #12 Night of the Living Clay and #13 The Thing Under the Bed, with more to come. You'll also find over 20 more books by Betsy Haynes in Bookshare's library. There are individual books like The Great Mom Swap and many books from The Fabulous Five series. RL 4, Ages 8-12

Wonder's Promise (Thoroughbred #2)

by Joanna Campbell

Wonder is beginning her training to become a race horse. After a bad start with a rough handler, Ashleigh steps up and trains her with the hand she needs.

Coach Carter

by Jasmine Jones

When former Richmond High School basketball legend Ken Carter agrees to take over his alma mater's floundering team, he has the players sign a contract that demands good grades, perfect class attendance, and suits on game days. With Coach Carter at the helm, the Oilers' record soon stands at 12 and 0. But when the coach learns that some members of his team are cutting class and failing academically, he locks them out of the gym, incurring the wrath of the players, the school, and the community. Coach Carter's determination to adhere to his convictions puts his philosophy and his players' trust to the ultimate test.

Grooves: A Kind of Mystery

by Kevin Brockmeier

Dwayne Ruggles is just a regular kid, living in a regular town--or so he thinks. One day, fabulously wealthy entrepreneur Howard Thigpen comes to school, and Dwayne notices that Thigpen is surrounded by a cloud of tiny sparks that follows him wherever he goes. The strangeness doesn't stop there--when Dwayne discovers that the ridges in his Thigpen Brand Potato Chips are encoded with a secret message that he can hear through an old Victrola horn, he must stop Thigpen from stealing the lights in everyone's eyes. But what does that even mean? It's a mystery, and Dwayne better figure it out fast before Howard Thigpen does too much damage. With the help of his friends Kevin Applebab and Emily Holmes, Dwayne upsets some pigs, hears some voices in his fingertips, gets rid of 100 "Ghostbuster" records, and figures out a few other amazing things. Kevin Brockmeier has crafted a fast, funny novel that demonstrates the power of ingenuity and imagination.

The Hunt for the Seventh

by Christine Morton-Shaw

Jim moves to ancient Minerva Hall and encounters the ghosts of six children. They urge him to find the seventh child and leave him cryptic clues that point to a dark, ancient prophecy that only Jim can stop from being fulfilled. Jim turns to Einstein, a brilliant autistic boy who lives at the Hall. If anyone can help Jim, Einstein can. But the boy, who speaks in riddles, proves to be as mysterious as the dead children. Time is running out; if Jim doesn't figure out the clues, innocent people will die. Christine Morton-Shaw has linked ancient rites with modern mystery to create a chilling, suspenseful tale that will keep readers guessing to the very end. The story takes place in England, but uses standard American spellings and punctuation.

The Story of the Other Wise Man

by Henry Van Dyke

In this warm, inspirational story, first published in 1895, Artaban, the Fourth Wise Man, does not reach Bethlehem in time to see the Savior and present his gifts, because his journey is delayed by his compassionate response to the needs of fellow human beings he meets along his way.

The Taste of Night (Dangerous Girls #2)

by R. L. Stine

Destiny Weller and her twin sister, Livvy, were as close as two sisters could be--until Livvy chose to become a vampire, leaving Destiny behind. Now Destiny will do anything to bring Livvy back to the family. But in Livvy's world of endless darkness, she knows there is only one way she and Destiny can be reunited ---- Destiny must become a vampire too. . . . Which sister will live to see the glow of the next full moon? Whose lips will savor the taste of night? Who will survive? Ages 12+

In The Company Of Crazies

by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Thirteen-year-old Mia Singer thought that she had it all under control. Sure, her grades were slipping a little bit (well, really, more than a little), and she couldn't explain her occasional compulsion to shoplift. The sudden death of a classmate affects Mia in a way she can't quite define, but then she goes one step too far. Her parents place her in an "alternative" boarding school. Away from her parents and surrounded by trees, space, and students whose problems she can't completely comprehend, Mia has no choice but to learn about herself. With insight and sympathy, Nora Raleigh Baskin focuses on the universal feeling of being a misfit, showing that sometimes the path home is as unexpected as it is challenging.

Swan Town: The Secret Journal of Susanna Shakespeare

by Michael Ortiz

Restricted by the authorities from practicing Catholicism and forbidden by her parents from seeing a Puritan boy, Susanna, the daughter of William Shakespeare, vents her anger by writing in a journal and composing a play. "Boils and plagues! Thirteen-year-old Susanna Shakespeare longs for something exciting to happen in her quiet, dusty village of Stratford, England. Her father, Will, is off in London, working on new plays. Susanna yearns to be a part of that world, but girls aren't allowed to perform in the theater, or even attend school. Narrow- minded knaves! Susanna refuses to turn into a good-for-nothing lackwit and begins keeping a journal, hoping something will deliver her from her dull life. When her uncle gets into trouble with the Master of Revels, Susanna is whisked off to London to help. Suddenly her stage is set for adventure . . . and romance. swan town offers an unconventional glimpse into the life of the famed Bard's family in Elizabethan England, as seen through the eyes of Shakespeare's spirited daughter."

Day of the Scarab (Book Three Of The Oracle Prophecies)

by Catherine Fisher

As she works to return peace to Two Lands, Mirany travels through the Gates of the Underworld.

The Sphere of Secrets (Book Two of The Oracle Prophecies)

by Catherine Fisher

Together with Alexos, Seth, Oblek, and a fallen silver star, Mirany is forced to continue the battle against the evil general Argelin.

Surviving Antarctica: Reality TV 2083

by Andrea White

The wind and snow blow so hard, you can't see your hand in front of your face. Your heating fuel is nearly gone, and so is your food. How do you survive? Five fourteen-year-olds face this desperate situation on a deadly journey in Antarctica. It is 2083. They are contestants on a reality TV show, Antarctic Survivor, which is set up to re-create Robert F. Scott's 1912 doomed attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole. But in 2083 reality TV is not just an act. Contestants literally relive or die during the simulations of events. Robert Scott and his team were experienced explorers and scientists, but their attempt to reach the Pole proved fatal. What chance does the Antarctic Survivor team have? This action-packed, riveting adventure - full of fascinating direct quotes from Scott's journals and other accounts of the expedition - is both a heart-wrenching drama from the past and a disquieting glimpse into the future. Ages 12+

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart

by Walter Dean Myers Christopher Myers

What is it to be an American? To live in a strange and beautiful land of complexity, with a tumultuous history of epic proportions, among the people who were here first, who came after, who will come tomorrow.

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