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America Border Culture Dreamer

By Wendy Ewald
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Wendy Ewald
In a unique collaboration with photographer and educator Wendy Ewald, eighteen immigrant teenagers create an alphabet defining their experiences in pictures and words. Wendy helped the teenagers pose for and design the photographs, interviewing them along the way about their own journeys and perspectives.America Border Culture Dreamer presents Wendy and the students' poignant and powerful images and definitions along with their personal stories of change, hardship, and hope. Created in a collaboration with Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, this book casts a new light on the crucial, under-heard voices of teenage immigrants themselves, making a vital contribution to the timely national conversation about immigration in America.

The Adventurer's Guide to Dragons (and Why They Keep Biting Me)

By Wade Albert White
Authors:
Wade Albert White
Sometimes, the adventures find you. Anne, Penelope, and Hiro are thriving at Saint Lupin's Quest Academy for Consistently Dangerous and Absolutely Terrifying Adventures. They're even nominated for Best Illegal Quest That Nearly Destroyed the World at the annual Quest Academy Awards. But they barely get to enjoy the ceremony before a strange boy triggers another quest.Her mission? Kill the dragon queen.There are two big problems: (1) Anne doesn't want to kill any dragons--and she certainly doesn't want to ignite a war between people and dragonkind, and (2) ignoring a quest could have equally devastating results. Anne and her friends will have to dodge robot attacks, navigate mysterious new tiers, and survive the deadly dragon trials...or face certain disaster.The Adventurer's Guide to Dragons (and Why They Keep Biting Me) is a funny, action-packed story that will transport you to a world with magickal floating tiers, travel by dragon fireball, and epic adventure.
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Annie B., Made for TV

By Amy Dixon
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Amy Dixon
For every kid who's ever come in second place, this is a middle grade story about chasing your dreams.Eleven-year-old Annie Brown is used to being on the losing end of comparisons to her almost-always best friend Savannah. Savannah is MVP of the track team, has straight As, and, predictably, wins the most coveted school spirit award on the last day of 5th grade. Fortunately, Annie does have one very specialized skill.Inspired by As Seen on TV commercials, Annie likes to invent products and write clever sales pitches to go along with them. So when an opportunity arises to audition for a local web show called The Cat's Meow, Annie knows her future is set. She's going to wow those producers with her fabulous writing and made-for-TV announcer voice.Of course, things don't happen quite according to plan, and soon Annie is worried about losing both the opportunity she's been training for her whole life, and her best friend.
  • The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes

    By Wade Albert White
    Authors:
    Wade Albert White
    Now in paperback, the thrilling debut novel in an irresistible and original series where fantasy and science fiction meet, dragons aren't as innocent as they look, and nothing is quite what it seems.Anne has spent most of her thirteen years dreaming of the day she and her best friend Penelope will finally leave Saint Lupin's Institute for Perpetually Wicked and Hideously Unattractive Children. When the big day arrives, a series of very curious happenings lead to Anne being charged with an epic quest. Anne, Penelope, and new questing partner Hiro have only days to travel to strange new locales, solve myriad riddles, and triumph over monstrous foes--or face the horrible consequences.Packed with action, humor, and endless heart.
  • Anne's House of Dreams

    By L. M. Montgomery
    Authors:
    L. M. Montgomery
    The fifth book in the Anne Shirley series.'They belonged to each other; and, no matter what life might hold for them, it could never alter that. Their happiness was in each other's keeping and both were unafraid'There has never been a wedding at Green Gables - that is, until now. In the old orchard, on a perfect sunny day, surrounded by their dearest friends, Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe are married at last.The couple begin their new life together far from Avonlea, at Four Winds Harbour, where Gilbert has found the perfect home - a little white house on the shore, overlooking the sea. Before long, they have made new friends: Captain Jim, the lighthouse keeper; indomitable Miss Cornelia Bryant, who always speaks her mind; the writer Owen Ford; and beautiful Leslie Moore, whose sad life has led her to bitterness. When Anne and Gilbert face their own tragedy, they will need all their courage, and the support of their friends, to help them through.This collection of the best books in children's literature, curated by Virago, will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.
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  • Anne of Windy Willows

    By L. M. Montgomery
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    L. M. Montgomery
    The fourth book in the Anne Shirley series.'Gilbert, I'm afraid I'm scandalously in love with you'Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe are at last engaged, but still they are apart: for three years Gilbert will be away at medical school, while Anne has a new job as principal of Summerside High School. Absence couldn't make their hearts any fonder, though, and they share all their love and news in letters.At Summerside, Anne settles in happily, lodging at Windy Willows, home of two widows - Aunt Kate and Aunt Chatty - and their irrepressible housekeeper, Rebecca Dew. With firm friends like these beside her, she can face anyone - even the Pringles, the 'Royal Family' of Summerside, who waste no time in snubbing Anne and letting her know that she wasn't their choice for principal. Can Anne ever hope to win them over?This collection of the best in children's literature, curated by Virago, will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.
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  • Anne of Ingleside

    By L. M. Montgomery
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    L. M. Montgomery
    The sixth book in the Anne Shirley series.'It's been lovely to be Anne of Green Gables again for a week, but it's a hundred times lovelier to come back and be Anne of Ingleside'There's never a dull moment at Ingleside, Anne's lively home: Anne is now the mother of five children - with a sixth baby on the way. But even with endless demands on her time, she couldn't be happier and there's nowhere in the world she'd rather be. No matter what life brings - whether it's the numerous scrapes her children get up to or Gilbert's insufferable aunt outstaying her welcome by months - Anne faces every challenge with her usual verve for life. But then she begins to suspect that Gilbert doesn't love her any more. She's a little older, it's true, but Anne is the same spirited redhead she's always been. She hasn't changed. But has he?A collection that will be coveted by children and adults alike, this list is the best in children's literature, curated by Virago. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.
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  • Anne of the Island

    By L. M. Montgomery
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    L. M. Montgomery
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  • Anne of Avonlea

    By L. M. Montgomery
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    L. M. Montgomery
    The second book in the Anne Shirley series.'Having adventures comes natural to some people,' said Anne serenely. 'You just have a gift for them or you haven't.'Five years ago, Anne arrived at Avonlea a skinny orphan without a friend in the world; now it would be impossible to imagine Green Gables without her. Anne's high spirits and warm heart have won her a family and friends who love her. But when she starts a job as a teacher at her old school, the real test of her character begins: at 'half past sixteen', she's not much older than her pupils and has a lot to prove. How can she inspire a love of learning in young minds - especially when some of her students are even naughtier than she ever was?This is a collection of the best children's literature, curated by Virago, which will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.
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  • Anne of Green Gables

    By L. M. Montgomery
    Authors:
    L. M. Montgomery
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    American Road Trip

    By Brian Sharkey Vaught, Michelle Sharkey Vaught
    Authors:
    Brian Sharkey Vaught, Michelle Sharkey Vaught
    Take a road trip across America, traveling from Seattle's Space Needle to New York's Times Square. On the way, make sure to visit the redwood forests of California, the Gateway Arch of St. Louis, Chicago's majestic Sears Tower, the best barbeque joints of Memphis, and everything in between!With beautiful designs depicting cities and towns from coast to coast, ROAD TRIP ACROSS AMERICA combines the fun of a road trip with the stress-relieving benefits of coloring.So take your time, relax, and let your imagination run free! Grab your pens and pencils, and embark on a calming coloring journey.

    Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel

    By Diana Lopez
    Authors:
    Diana Lopez
    It's summer before eighth grade, and Erica "Chia" Montenegro is feeling so many things that she needs a mood ring to keep track of her emotions. She's happy when she hangs out with her best friends, the Robins. She's jealous that her genius little sister skipped two grades. And she's passionate about the crushes on her Boyfriend Wish list. And when Erica's mom is diagnosed with breast cancer, she feels worried and doesn't know what she can do to help.When her family visits a cuarto de milagros, a miracle room in a famous church, Erica decides to make a promesa to God in exchange for her mom's health. As her mom gets sicker, Erica quickly learns that juggling family, friends, school, and fulfilling a promesa is stressful, but with a little bit of hope and a lot of love, she just might be able to figure it out.Confetti Girl author Diana Lopez returns with this sweet, funny, and utterly honest story about being a girl in a world full of good (and bad) surprises.
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    Arthur Rocks With Binky

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    Arthur and Francine are a square dancing duo in gym class. When Muffy tries to switch partners (she's saddled with Binky Barnes!), Francine refuses to trade. 'Arthur's only dancing with me,' she tells Muffy. That's all Binky needs to put two and two together - Arthur and Francine are in love!

    Arthur And The Cootie-Catcher

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    At Prunella's half-birthday party, her sister unveils a fortune-telling cootie-catcher. When the cootie-catcher mysteriously seems able to predict the future, Arthur and his friends become slaves to its every move. Can they ever go against the cootie-catcher's authority or will they be doomed forever?

    Atom Summer Reads Sampler

    By Sarra Manning, C. J. Daugherty, Johan Harstad, Sophie Flack, Veronica Rossi
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    Sarra Manning, C. J. Daugherty, Johan Harstad, Sophie Flack, Veronica Rossi
    Whatever you want to read this summer, Atom has is covered. Sample six of our favourite stories from 2012 with this exclusive summer sampler including extracts from books by Sarra Manning, C. J. Daugherty, Johan Harstad, Robin Wasserman, Sophie Flack and Veronica Rossi.Go over to the dork side with Adorkable, Queen of Teen Sarra Manning's awesome new novel on blogging, snogging and everything in between. Fall in love with beautiful ballet story Bunheads. Uncover centuries of secrets in the Book of Blood and Shadow or escape to the moon with John Harstad's chilling teen tale . . . if you dare.Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games, Veronica Rossi's Under The Never Sky is a mesmerizing masterpiece, while the darkly thrilling Night School will keep you up well past your bedtime.Which is exactly what summer holidays are made for.

    Arthur And The Popularity Test

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    Arthur and the gang are thrilled to learn that the rock group Binky - not to be confused with Binky Barnes - is giving a concert in their town. But thanks to D.W.'s indecision over a new pair of shoes, Arthur lands in row ZZZ! His only hope of seeing his favourite rock star up close is to be chosen as the lucky kid who gets to meet Binky at the concert. But that's a one in 7,021 chance...Presented in chapter-book format, for children who are ready to read on their own, book eleven will surely be a hit among Arthur fans.

    Arthur Locked In The Library!

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    After Arthur calls Francine a marshmallow, she refuses to speak to him. Then Mr Ratburn pairs them up for a homework project. They reluctantly go to the library for research - and find themselves locked in once the library closes. Will Arthur and Francine set aside their differences and work together to find a way out? In chapter-book format, for children who are ready to read on their own, this suspenseful adventure will surely be a hit among Arthur fans.

    Arthur And The Poetry Contest

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    Arthur's class is holding a poetry contest. When Fern is the only one who enters, she dares Arthur and his friends to write a poem - or else enrol in the poetry club for a whole year! They quickly agree to the challenge but discover that writing poetry is much harder than they thought. Will Arthur, Buster, Francine and Muffy be able to write poems good enough to read in front of the whole class?

    Arthur And The Mystery Of The Stolen Bike

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    The Mystery of the Stolen Bike tells of Francine who acquires a bicycle once owned by her father. She's embarrassed by the bike, but when she reports that it's stolen, her friends rally to find the thief. Will Arthur and his friends discover the true fate of Francine's bike?

    Arthur And The Crunch Cereal Contest

    By Marc Brown
    Authors:
    Marc Brown
    Arthur's favourite cereal is holding a jingle contest and the winner's song will be played on T.V.! While D.W. gets to eating all the cereal she can, Arthur tries to come up with the perfect words and melody - only, he's stumped! He and Buster start a band, but it falls flat. Arthur can't get inspired. Then he overhears the perfect little tune from somewhere unexpected. But can Arthur submit the jingle as his own?