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Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom

by John Joseph Adams

Celebrate 100 years of John Carter of Mars with this all-new collection of original stories and art! Readers of all ages have read and loved Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom series since the first book, A Princess of Mars, was published in 1912. Now, in time for the 100th anniversary of that seminal work, comes an anthology of original stories featuring John Carter of Mars in brand-new adventures. Collected by veteran anthology editor John Joseph Adams, this anthology features stories from titans of literature such as Peter S. Beagle and Garth Nix and original art from Mark Zug, Charles Vess, and many more--plus an introduction by Tamora Pierce and a glossary of Mars by Richard A. Lupoff. Illustrations are by prominent artists Meinert Hansen, Charles Vess, John Picacio, and more.Don't miss Mars Trilogy, the companion bind-up of three classic John Carter of Mars stories! This book has not been prepared, approved, licensed, or authorized by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. or any other entity associated with the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate.

System 44 Next Generation: 44 Book Secondary

by Marilyn Jager Adams Ted Hasselbring

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Watership Down: A Novel (A\puffin Book Ser.)

by Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage, and survival follows a band of very special creatures on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, to a mysterious promised land and a more perfect society.

Watership Down: Downloadable Teaching Unit

by Richard Adams Aldo Galli

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for over forty years, Richard Adams' spellbinding classic Watership Down is one of the best-loved novels of all time. Set in the beautiful English countryside of the Berkshire Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage, and survival follows a band of very special rabbits fleeing the destruction of their home by a developer. Led by a stout-hearted pair of brothers, they leave the safety of Sandleford Warren in search of a safe haven and a mysterious promised land, skirting danger at every turn. A book that resonates as vividly today as it did nearly half a century ago, this keepsake Oneworld Classic edition showcases more than twenty sumptuous, evocative paintings from Aldo Galli, an illustrator chosen by Richard Adams himself.

First Star I See

by Lynne Adamson Jaye Andras Caffrey

A lively, enchanting story that wonderfully captures the daily ups and downs of being a child with attention deficit disorder through the adventures of Paige, a bright young girl whose inability to stay focused threatens to spoil her best efforts to win a school contest.

Why Is Brian So Fat?

by Lynne Adamson Ph.D. Gary Solomon

A poignant story of Brian, a twelve-year-old boy who eats instead of feeling to avoid the reality of living with his dysfunctional family.

The Apollo 13 Mission (Disasters In History Ser.)

by Tom Adamson Donald B. Lemke Keith Tucker

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Thomas Edison

by Jan Adkins

Filled with archival photographs and amazing facts, this groundbreaking series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters. The series now features a refreshed design, taking the series' original look in a more modern direction. Thomas Edison tells the story of the famous inventor, from his childhood as an "addled" student, to his reign as the "Wizard of Menlo Park," where he developed the electric light bulb, the phonograph, and many other inventions still in use today.

Daddy's Climbing Tree

by C. S. Adler

[From the front dust jacket flap:] "How could Daddy be dead? Jessica refuses to believe that her lovable, funny, teddy-bear father could vanish from the world with the speed of a hit-and-run accident. She goes to the funeral and stands by while visitors offer sympathy, but she's convinced that Daddy is still alive. He must be back at the big farmhouse in Oldminesville, from which they just moved. Taking her little brother Tycho with her, Jessica sets out to find her father. As the long trip across the state park wears on, though, she begins to wonder whether this is the right thing to do. But she has to be sure. Where else would Daddy go but back to the house where he grew up, with the climbing tree towering over the yard? In this touching and compassionate story, C.S. Adler evokes the tremendous pain and grief that come with losing a parent, as well as the strong love needed for healing and ultimate acceptance." Look for more books by C. S. Adler, an author who understands how kids feel and handle their good and bad times like: The Lump in the Middle, Tuna Fish Thanksgiving, Willie, The Frog Prince, More Than A Horse, and One Unhappy Horse.

The Lump in the Middle

by C. S. Adler

Thirteen-year-old Kelsey is the "lump in the middle" between her cool and competent older sister and her annoyingly cute little sister. She feels rejected by Dad and unfairly criticized by Mom. To make matters worse, Dad has lost his job, forcing the family to sell their home in Ohio and Kelsey to leave her friends. She's facing a summer of confinement with her family in a small Cape Cod cottage where it won't stop raining. Then along comes Gabe, the most attractive boy she's ever met--but he's fifteen, and to keep him from thinking she's too young for him, she lies about her age. The lie haunts Kelsey, but by the time it catches up with her, Gabe is preoccupied with a far more serious problem. Can Kelsey help him come to terms with it? And can she change her role in the family enough to survive this terrible summer of togetherness? This is a Junior Library Guild selection, chosen as outstanding book for older readers Group). RL 5.6

More Than a Horse

by C. S. Adler

As Leanne adjusts to life in Arizona, she discovers that she enjoys helping children with special needs, develops a special relationship with a horse, and has her first romance with a boy.

Not Just A Summer Crush

by C. S. Adler

[From the front dust jacket flap:] "Awesome. That's the only word Hana can think of to describe her day on the whale-watching boat with her favorite teacher, Mr. Crane... David. Hana was sure she was going to have a miserable summer until she found David Crane sitting on the beach next to her grandmother's cottage on Cape Cod. He has come to the Cape to decide whether he should return to teaching in the fall. And, much to Hana's surprise, the young- teacher actually values her opinion. Twelve-year-old Hana is accustomed to feeling ignored by her family. Even at the beach house, her parents and three older siblings treat Hana like a child. Until, that is, they discover her growing friendship with David Crane, and immediately misinterpret it. How can Hana get them to see why this friendship is so special to her?"

That Horse Whiskey!

by C. S. Adler

When Lainey fails to get the horse Dad promised her for her birthday, she takes on a job training a stubborn horse at a riding stable down the road. The horse, Whiskey, won't take a rider for more than a quarter of a mile before turning back to his corral. Besides Whiskey, Lainey gets involved training Ryan, a city boy who knows nothing about horses. Her success with Whiskey will gain her free riding privileges plus something even more important to a young girl.

Tuna Fish Thanksgiving

by C. S. Adler

[from inside dust jacket flaps] "Thirteen-year-old Gilda seems to be the only one who wants to keep her family together. Her parents are divorcing, and her mother is too interested in her new career and her father too involved with his new girlfriend. As the oldest child, Gilda feels it's up to her to look out for her dreamy younger brother, Avery, and kitten-crazy little sister, Bliss. She does so even if it means giving up fun times with Dave and her other friends in eighth grade. Because of the impending divorce, neither Mom nor Dad is willing or able to arrange a traditional family Thanksgiving dinner. Gilda is terribly upset until she convinces her grandmother in New York City to make dinner for her, Avery, and Bliss. But are traditions really what Gilda and everyone else want and need on this Thanksgiving--or is there a stronger glue to hold a family together?" The pressures kids face at home and at school are shown realistically in this Book for middle grades in which a teenager learns she can't stop family traditions from changing when her parents' divorce is causing her mother, father, sister and brother to adapt by moving in new directions. Bookshare has more books by C. S. Adler in the collection including Willie, the Frog Prince, One Unhappy Horse and More Than a Horse, with The Lump in the Middle and others on the way.

Willie, the Frog Prince

by C. S. Adler

[from inside dust jacket flaps] "Eleven-year-old Willie Feldman has a hard time pleasing his perfectionist father. When he doesn't forget his chores or bring home poor grades because he has difficulty concentrating, his irrepressible dog Booboo gets him into trouble. It doesn't help that Dad is between jobs, with plenty of time to keep an eye on Willie. Then a new girl, Maria, turns up in school. For the first time, Willie has an urge to concentrate, as he seeks ways to impress her. But when they do become friends Willie realizes that Maria has more serious problems than he does: her father constantly moves the family around, and her mother, with her migraine headaches, is in bed most of the time. Can Willie find a way to help Maria out? With genuine warmth and humor, C. S. Adler creates a touching story of a boy who, to his surprise, proves himself to be as much of a prince as the fairy-tale frog."

Behind The Scenes (Daylight Falls #1)

by Dahlia Adler

High school senior Ally Duncan's best friend may be the Vanessa Park - star of TV's hottest new teen drama - but Ally's not interested in following in her BFF's Hollywood footsteps. In fact, the only thing Ally's ever really wanted is to go to Columbia and study abroad in Paris. But when her father's mounting medical bills threaten to stop her dream in its tracks, Ally nabs a position as Van's on-set assistant to get the cash she needs.<P><P> Spending the extra time with Van turns out to be fun, and getting to know her sexy co-star Liam is an added bonus. But when the actors' publicist arranges for Van and Liam to "date" for the tabloids just after he and Ally share their first kiss, Ally will have to decide exactly what role she's capable of playing in their world of make believe. If she can't play by Hollywood's rules, she may lose her best friend, her dream future, and her first shot at love.

Cam Jansen and the Sports Day Mysteries

by David Adler

It?s Sports and Good Nutrition Day for the fifth grade at Cam Jansen?s school. Along with races, and games, there are also three exciting mysteries to solve: The Backwards Race Mystery, The Soccer Game Mystery, and The Baseball Glove Mystery. With three sports mysteries in one book, this super special is perfect year-round.

Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds (Cam Jansen #1)

by David A. Adler Susanna Natti

No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!<P><P> Can Cam help catch the diamond thief? Cam and her friend Eric are sitting at the mall when the jewelry store is robbed. Cam sees the thief, but the police arrest the wrong person. Now it's up to Cam to catch the real criminal!

The Soprano's Last Song

by Irene Adler

Irene Adler, Sherlock Holmes, and Arsene Lupin plan to reunite in London, but Lupin doesn't show up ... his father, Theophraste, has been arrested for murder.

Night Witches

by L J Adlington

TWO NATIONS AT WAR. ONE GIRL CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE.Rain Aranoza is a teenage bomber-pilot from Rodina, a nation of science and fact ruled by the all knowing Aura, where the belief in witches or any type of superstition is outlawed. Rain's regiment is made up of only teenage girls and their role is vital to the war effort against the Crux, a nation of faith and belief, where nature and God are celebrated and worshipped. But Rain is struggling with another battle. She's always had a sense that her nature is different from everyone else's, and that a dormant power threatens to burst out of her. When she encounters a young Scrutiner she falls in love with him, but is torn between what she has been taught is right, and what feels right. As her understanding of her latent power grows, the enemy threatens both her friends and her love. She can no longer ignore the power but she must choose how she uses it ... But what will she lose in the process?

Forever Neverland

by Susan Adrian

What if Peter Pan wanted to take you to Neverland? Would you go? A contemporary sequel to J. M. Barrie's timeless classic Peter Pan, perfect for kids who loved THE LAND OF STORIES and dream of going to Neverland. <P><P>Clover and Fergus are the great-great-grandchildren of Wendy Darling (yes, that Wendy). And now Peter Pan wants to take them to Neverland for the adventure of their lives! But Clover is a little nervous--she's supposed to look after her brother. Fergus is autistic, and not everyone makes him feel welcome. What will happen to him in this magical world? <P><P>Fergus isn't nervous at all. To him, Neverland seems like a dream come true! He's tired of Clover's constant mothering and wants some independence, like Peter and the Lost Boys have. He wonders, Why can't the real world be more like Neverland? <P><P>Neverland is fun and free, but it's also dangerous and even scary at times. Unfamiliar creatures lurk in the shadows, and strange sounds come from the waters. And then the mermaids start to go missing. . . . <P><P>In an imaginative and thoughtful continuation of the story of Peter Pan, Susan Adrian explores Neverland with a fresh perspective and indelible warmth, offering a new adventure based on a beloved classic!


by Susan Adrian

Enter the magical world of The Nutcracker in a whole new way with this perfect Christmas stocking stuffer! Christmastime, ballet, and magic! Georgie has waited for this moment her whole life—to dance the part of Clara in The Nutcracker ballet. And when she finally gets the part, it’s like a dream come true. . . . Literally. Every time Georgie dances with the Nutcracker doll, she leaves the ballet studio and enters a world where everything around her—the old wooden furniture, the Christmas tree, the carefully wrapped presents—is larger than life. It’s so magical, Georgie can’t wait to return again and again. Then the Nutcracker’s magic seeps into the real world, putting Georgie’s friend in danger. Everything is falling apart, and it’s almost Christmas! Can Georgie save her friend, the Nutcracker, and most of all, herself?

Southwestern Advantage Social Studies & Language

by Southwestern Advantage

This unique, user-friendly textbook has been designed in such a way that students can spend "more time learning, less time looking." The pages are open and inviting and organized into information boxes, bulleted lists, and other easily usable and understandable pieces.

Brainwashed (Crime Travelers #1)

by Paul Aertker

While sleeping on the roof of his father’s hotel, thirteen-year- old Lucas Benes finds a baby alone and learns that the Good Company has restarted its kidnapping business. Brainwashed (Crime Travelers #1) tracks the secret urban adventures of the New Resistance, a network of international teenage spies.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

A collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE.

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