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Talking to Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book Four (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #4)

by Patricia C. Wrede

Always be polite to dragons! That's what Daystar's mother taught him...and it's a very wise lesson--one that might just help him after his mom hands him a magic sword and kicks him out of the house! This updated edition features a new introduction by the author and fantastic new packaging.

Star Wars®: Revenge of the Sith

by Patricia C. Wrede George Lucas

Award-winning author Patricia C. Wrede tells the final chapter of the Star Wars saga, in this incredible novel based on one of the most eagerly awaited movies of all time. The circle will now be complete: the final installment of the Star Wars saga, showing the emergence of Darth Vader, the downfall of the Jedi, and the revenge of the Sith.

Christina's Ghost (Playaway Children Ser.)

by Betty Ren Wright

Christina is not looking forward to spending the summer with Uncle Ralph. She dreads the long days in the spooky, isolated Victorian mansion, especially because Uncle Ralph dislikes her and there are no children nearby to play with. Things change, however, when she sees the ghostly figure of small, sad boy who mysteriously disappears before she can talk to him. Convinced that he's a ghost, Christina sets out to discover why he's there. Could he be linked to the murders that happened in the house thirty years before? And what evil, chilling presence is lurking in the attic? Betty Ren Wright adroitly combines a suspenseful tale of the supernatural with the touching story of two very different people who learn to like each other.

Christina's Ghost

by Betty Ren Wright

[From The Back Cover] "The last thing Christina wants to do this summer is stay with grumpy Uncle Ralph in his old Victorian house. She's sure she'll have an awful time. But on her very first day there, Christina meets a sad, mysterious little ghost boy who seems to need her help. Soon Christina discovers the house contains a mystery that was never solved ... and that the ghost boy has something to do with it all. But how can she make Uncle Ralph help her solve the puzzle? What is the evil, chilling presence that lurks in the attic? And why is it trying so hard to frighten her away?" Many, many spooky books by this author are in the Bookshare collection. including Ghosts Beneath Our Feet, and A Ghost in the House.

Crandalls' Castle

by Betty Ren Wright

Beware! At first, Charli is excited about the Crandall family's newest endeavor--fixing up the town's old mansion and turn it into a bed-and-breakfast. She even volunteers to help. Then strange things begin to happen. Charli hears someone singing--but no one is there. She sees the shadow of a rocking cradle--but there is no cradle. And then she hears a baby crying, and crying. . . . Something terrible happened in the old house many years ago. And it may happen again, unless Charli can figure out how to stop the past from repeating itself.

The Dollhouse Murders

by Betty Ren Wright

Amy is terrified. She hears scratching and scurrying noises coming from the dollhouse, and the dolls she was playing with are not where she left them. Dolls can't move by themselves, she tells herself. But every night when Amy goes into the attic to check on the dollhouse, it is flled with an eerie light and the dolls have moved again! Are the dolls trying to tell her something? Are their movements connected to the grisly murders of her own great-grandparents? In a spine-chilling climax, Amy and her sister unravel the secrets of the petrifying dollhouse murders.

A Ghost in the Family

by Betty Ren Wright

[from inside cover flaps] "When ten-year-old Chad Weldon's friend Jeannie Nichols invites him to visit her eccentric aunt, he's in for more than a vacation. Aunt Rosebud runs a boarding house full of odd characters, and as soon as Chad and Jeannie arrive, bizarre things start happening. Chad's toothbrush moves around his room on its own. A frightening mummy appears--and disappears. And a panther leaps out of his closet. Even scarier, Madame Keppell, a fortune teller, says she sees trouble all around him. Chad desperately wants to go home, but he knows that his father won't believe the things that have gone on. Soon, Chad and Jeannie hear about a diamond bracelet that was stolen recently. The two friends take it upon themselves to solve the mystery against all odds. From best-selling author Betty Ren Wright comes another spine-tingling mystery featuring Chad Weldon and Jeannie Nichols, from The Ghost Comes Calling and Too Many Secrets."

A Ghost in the Window

by Betty Ren Wright

Meg's nightmare about a thin, gray-haired man who beckons her to follow him through a dark doorway will no doubt come true. That's the way it is with all of her "real" dreams, the ones that her grandmother calls "a secret window into the future." Meg suspects that her dream is about sixteen-year-old Caleb Larsen's father, who died in a car crash after allegedly stealing $50,000 from a local bank. Could Mr. Larsen be trying to reach Caleb and his mother through Meg's dreams? Is he trying to reveal the truth about what happened? As Meg's nightmare begins to come true, she learns to cope with her own past as well as Caleb's, and to see the present in a different, more positive light.

The Ghost of Ernie P.

by Betty Ren Wright

Three months ago, when Ernie P. Barber came to Treverton from Los Angeles, he'd been like a missile aimed at trouble. And Ernie had chosen Jeff to be his best friend, whether he liked it or not. "You're my buddy, old buddy," Ernie would always say, ". . . and I'm going to cut you in on my T.S.P." But when Ernie dies as a result of a freak accident, Jeff's troubles are only beginning. The ghost of Ernie P. starts to haunt Jeff. At first, Jeff thinks he's going crazy. But when the letters T.S.P. (Ernie's code for Top Secret Plan) and some newspaper clippings keep mysteriously appearing, Jeff is convinced that Ernie's ghost wants him to carry out the T.S.P. alone--whatever it might be. Not until Jeff faces terrible danger and stands up to the ghost of Ernie P. does the mystery of the T.S.P. unravel.

Ghosts Beneath Our Feet

by Betty Ren Wright

Katie knows that something eerie is happening in the old, deserted town where she, her stepbrother, and her newly widowed mother are spending the summer taking care of Uncle Frank. Sometimes, when Katie puts her ear to the ground in Uncle Frank's backyard, she hears a groaning noise that sounds almost human. But when a crippled ghost-girl appears to her out of the gloom in an abandoned mine, Katie is at once terrified and puzzled. Could the girl's chilling appearance have something to do with a tragic mining accident thirty years before? In a fiery climax, Katie and her rebellious stepbrother learn the truth about the past and discover things about each other that strengthen their fragile relationship.

The Midnight Mystery

by Betty Ren Wright

If only Rosie's mother hadn't bought the old man's wardrobe ... If only Rosie's father didn't have to go to Milwaukee for his job ... If only Rosie had ten fingers ... If only the "Dance of the Dinosaurs" could be a march ...

Rosie and the Dance of the Dinosaurs

by Betty Ren Wright

Even though Rosie has only nine fingers, she's always managed well. Until now. For some reason, she can't master the piano solo she's been rehearsing for the annual recital. It's called "The Dance of the Dinosaurs," and it's hard! As the recital draws near, Rosie is desperate. Why does everything seem so much more difficult now? Is it because she misses her father? Since he moved to Milwaukee to take a new job, Rosie's been miserable, and her mother has been acting kind of strange. Or is Rosie having trouble because she's worried about the burglar who's been secretly visiting her house? Then, too, there's Mary Jean, the new girl in town. Not only is she rich and pretty, but she plays the piano beautifully. In the weeks before the recital, Rosie fights some hard battles. To her surprise, she discovers that having nine fingers isn't such a bad thing after all.

The Scariest Night

by Betty Ren Wright

Erin enjoyed being Erin Lindsay, the much-loved only child of schoolteacher parents. Everything in her life was just he way she wanted it, until nine-year-old Cowper moved in. A musical prodigy, he was adopted by Erin's parents after his mother and father were killed in a car crash. Suddenly, Erin was no longer the center of attention. Her parents became obsessed with Cowper. Now Erin faces a long, lonely summer away from her friends and familiar surroundings. The Lindsays are renting an apartment in Milwaukee so Cowper can take piano lessons at the conservatory. Erin is crazed with boredom, until she meets senior citizen and medium Molly Panca . . . and experiences the scariest night of her life.

The Secret Window

by Betty Ren Wright

"It was crazy to have dreams that came true. If you talked about them, it'd upset the people you loved and make them angry. Meg had learned something bad about herself, an ugly secret." And so she decided to keep the dreams to herself, writing them down in a special notebook. Sometimes her dreams were pleasant, but other times they were disturbing--especially the one about the cave with the blue light. When Meg's worst dreams begin to come true, she's convinced they bring bad luck. Why else would her father move out to "find himself" or her best friend desert her for a rowdy crowd of older kids? Meg's grandmother and a wonderful new neighbor finally help her realize that her "secret window" into the future can bring good luck, if understood properly.

The Wish Master

by Betty Ren Wright

Most years Corby likes summer vacation, but not now. He's stuck at his grandparents' house in Wisconsin, where his grandfather constantly reminds him how timid he is and how different his father was at his age. And his new friend Buck seems to think he's chicken, too, just because he'd rather be sensible than risk getting hurt. To prove he's tough, Corby joins Buck for a nighttime journey into the woods to find the Wish Master, a fierce, giant statue that is rumored to grant wishes. Soon it seems as if the Wish Master does have special powers--though it doesn't always get things exactly right. When Corby wishes for a puppy, a mangy stray comes into his life. He soon grows attached to the loyal mutt. Then the dog gets Corby in big trouble, and Corby decides it's time to wish for what he really wants: to go home. But will this wish bring more harm than good?

The Ghost Witch

by Betty Ren Wright Ellen Eagle

Jenny knows she should be excited about the beautiful old house that her mother has inherited from Miss Nagle. She'll finally have her own bedroom, and the place even comes with Rufus the cat, a ready-made pet. But when Jenny visits the house, she's scared out of her wits. Giant snakes, elephants, and all kids of terrifying creatures lurk around every corner. With a little help from Rufus, Jenny discovers who's behind these spooky happenings. It's the host of Miss Nagle's grandmother, the once-famous witch of Willowby Lane. The ghost witch loves to scare people, and she thinks Jenny and her friends will be perfect targets. Jenny decides to meet the ghost witch face-to-face in this scary, yet delightful short-chapter book.

The Ghost of Popcorn Hill

by Betty Ren Wright Karen Ritz

In this short-chapter winner of the IRA Children's Choices, Peter and Martin enjoy living atop Popcorn Hill, except for two things: They long for a big dog and their cabin is haunted by a lonely ghost. They do get a frisky mutt named Rosie, but she's not as big or as appealing as the stray sheepdog that has been roaming around outside. When the boys learn the sheepdog is a ghost, however, they devise a plan for bringing the two ghosts together. In the process, they learn to appreciate their real pet, Rosie.

Nothing But Trouble

by Betty Ren Wright Jacqueline Rogers

Vannie Kirkland is spending the summer on her Aunt Bert's farm while her parents are looking for work in California. At first, she feels uncomfortable: Aunt Bert is cranky and plainspoken, and she constantly reminds Vannie of how much she dislikes Vannie's yappy little dog, Muffy. Then, just when Vannie is beginning to appreciate Aunt Bert and her way of life, trouble starts brewing. Someone has been lurking around the farm, vandalizing the property. To top it all off, Muffy gets lost! Vannie helps Aunt Bert figure out who's trying to scare them, captures the culprit, and learns a thing or two about what it means to compromise.

Catching Some Respect [Grade 5]

by Cornelius Van Wright Ying-Hwa Hu Clara Bohrod

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Adventures in Early America

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

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America: Growing and Changing

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

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America: A Nation of Change

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

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America: New People, New Places

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

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The Challenge of Doing What's Right, Unit 8: Standing Up for What's Right

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

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Chronicles of Freedom

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

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