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Product Description: Jack has finally found a home and a purpose on a farm, where he keeps a flock of sheep safe from coyotes and helps train young pups to do the same. But when two sheep disappear in broad daylight, Jack doesn't know what happened to them...read more

Hardcover:

9780374315757 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 15, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Jack has finally found a home and a purpose on a farm, where he keeps a flock of sheep safe from coyotes and helps train young pups to do the same.

Paperback:

9781250073341 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, April 19, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Jack has finally found a home and a purpose on a farm, where he keeps a flock of sheep safe from coyotes and helps train young pups to do the same.

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Product Description: After her beloved grandmother dies, Olivia "Liv" Trager must leave Manhattan city life behind to join her neglectful abalone diver father in California and become his tender. A near tragedy makes them both reconsider their contentious relationship.

Hardcover:

9780374373979 | Frances Foster Books, September 1, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: After her beloved Gran dies, fifteen-year-old Liv goes to California to live with the father she has never known and must adjust to his gruff ways and his life as an abalone diver, so different from her life in New York City.

Paperback:

9781505586701 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 3, 2015, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: After her beloved grandmother dies, Olivia "Liv" Trager must leave Manhattan city life behind to join her neglectful abalone diver father in California and become his tender.
9780142400753 | Reprint edition (Puffin, March 1, 2004), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: After her beloved Gran dies, fifteen-year-old Liv goes to California to live with the father she has never known and must adjust to his gruff ways and his life as an abalone diver, so different from her life in New York City.

Reinforced:

9780606296694 | Demco Media, September 30, 2004, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: After her beloved Gran dies, fifteen-year-old Liv goes to California to live with the father she has never known and must adjust to his gruff ways and his life as an abalone diver, so different from her life in New York City.

Prebinding:

9780613898065 | Turtleback Books, March 30, 2004, cover price $15.70 | About this edition: After her beloved Gran dies, fifteen-year-old Liv goes to California to live with the father she has never known and must adjust to his gruff ways and his life as an abalone diver, so different from her life in New York City.

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Product Description: For twelve-year-old Lucy Crandall, the last week of August is the most perfect time in the world. It's the week she gets to spend with Grams at the lake house, canoeing, baking cookies, and glazing pots in Grams's potting shed. Grams has a way of making Lucy feel centered, like one of the pots on her kick wheel―perfect, steady, and completely at peace...read more

Paperback:

9781250044181 | Square Fish, June 10, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: For twelve-year-old Lucy Crandall, the last week of August is the most perfect time in the world.

School and Library:

9780374346706 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 27, 2010, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: For twelve-year-old Lucy Crandall, the last week of August is the most perfect time in the world.

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Product Description: Minnie McClary is the new girl and knows that she doesn't quite fit in, especially not after she lost it one day in language arts. In art, Minnie has to paint a self portrait―but how can she do this when she doesn't even know who she is anymore? Things aren't great at home, either...read more

Hardcover:

9780374324964 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 7, 2012), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Minnie McClary is the new girl and knows that she doesn't quite fit in, especially not after she lost it one day in language arts.

Paperback:

9781250034083 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, September 17, 2013), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Minnie McClary is the new girl and knows that she doesn't quite fit in, especially not after she lost it one day in language arts.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780449010341 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, August 14, 2012), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Minnie McClary’s life was turned upside down when her family moved from the big city to a small town, and now she has nothing but problems.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. For young readers who have ever wanted, known or loved a dog, the short stories in this illustrated anthology evoke the full spectrum of endearing doggy traits with tales (no pun intended) ordered from easiest to most difficult for readers of varying levels to enjoy...read more
By Ann M. Martin (editor)

School and Library:

9780805093148 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, June 5, 2012, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Hilarious and heartwarming dog stories from nine renowned authors: • Ann M.

Prebinding:

9780606319027 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, May 21, 2013), cover price $17.20 | also contains Because of Shoe and Other Dog Stories | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Eleven-year-old Toby Steiner wants to do normal things on his vacation. He wants to hike and race his bike down the hill. He wants to learn to fish out on the lake. He doesn't want to return to the children's hospital where his painful cancer treatment finally ended...read more

Hardcover:

9780786286676 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 7, 2006), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: While vacationing in the country, eleven-year-old Toby, a cancer patient, learns some important lessons about living and dying from an elderly poet and her cow.

Paperback:

9780312535810 | 1 reprint edition (Square Fish, May 26, 2009), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Eleven-year-old Toby Steiner wants to do normal things on his vacation.

School and Library:

9780374308476 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 10, 2005, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: While vacationing in the country, eleven-year-old Toby, a cancer patient, learns some important lessons about living and dying from an elderly poet and her cow.

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Product Description: The sheep closed in around him like a big, woolly blanket. The puppy had never been so scared or so excited in his life. Soon he was racing, feinting, dodging―learning what it means to be one of the proud breed of Border collies, the finest sheepherders in the world...read more

Paperback:

9780312561161 | 1 edition (Square Fish, April 27, 2009), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The sheep closed in around him like a big, woolly blanket.

School and Library:

9780374367770 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 21, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: After a fire destroys the farm where he was born, a young border collie acquires a series of owners and learns about life as he seeks a home and longs to fulfill his life's purpose of shepherding sheep.

Product Description: "Sends a heartfelt message concerning limitations, restrictions and the universal longing to be free." -Publishers Weekly "A deeply moving story with rich, complex characters that will draw readers in." -Booklist

Hardcover:

9780374311537 | Frances Foster Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old Carolina begins to make decisions for herself and no longer feels constrained by her mother, she is able to let her pet crow fly free

Paperback:

9780141309767 | Reprint edition (Puffin, October 1, 2000), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old Carolina begins to make decisions for herself and no longer feels constrained by her mother, she is able to let her pet crow fly free.

Reinforced:

9780606190664 | Demco Media, June 1, 2000, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old Carolina begins to make decisions for herself and no longer feels constrained by her mother, she is able to let her pet crow fly free.

Prebinding:

9781439511428 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: "Sends a heartfelt message concerning limitations, restrictions and the universal longing to be free.
9780613299022 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $15.25 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old Carolina begins to make decisions for herself and no longer feels constrained by her mother, she is able to let her pet crow fly free.

Product Description: After her father dies, fourteen-year-old Corin needs her brother, Sonny, more than ever. Sonny is quiet but he's a great listener, and Cory knows where she can always find him - in the garage, working on his car. Life isn't so bad as long as Sonny is around...read more

Hardcover:

9780374371364 | Frances Foster Books, September 27, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In the late 1960s, fourteen-year-old Cori's life is greatly changed by the sudden death of her father and her brother's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Paperback:

9780374469702 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 21, 2006), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: In the late 1960s, fourteen-year-old Cori's life is greatly changed by the sudden death of her father and her brother's tour of duty in Vietnam.
9780142402238 | Reprint edition (Puffin, November 1, 2004), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: In the late 1960s, fourteen-year-old Cori's life is greatly changed by the sudden death of her father and her brother's tour of duty in Vietnam.

Prebinding:

9781439575178 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 19, 2008), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: After her father dies, fourteen-year-old Corin needs her brother, Sonny, more than ever.

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Bernie and Winifred have been in love since they were fourteen, but when Winifred goes away to college in California and Bernie stays in New Jersey things change for the two of them, and each must try to forge an identity separate from the other.

School and Library:

9780374303747 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 20, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Bernie and Winifred have been in love since they were fourteen, but when Winifred goes away to college in California and Bernie stays in New Jersey things change for the two of them, and each must try to forge an identity separate from the other.

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Product Description: In Valerie Hobb’s novel, Jeronimo is seventy-seven and Emily eighty-two when they meet. It is not despite their age but because of it that theirs is a story of passion, and finally of grace. Jeronimo Smith is having a particularly bad day, and he needs the poems of William Butler Yeats to get him through it...read more

Paperback:

9780874176124 | Univ of Nevada Pr, February 18, 2005, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In Valerie Hobb’s novel, Jeronimo is seventy-seven and Emily eighty-two when they meet.
9780072508352, titled "Learning to Teach" | 5th pkg edition (McGraw-Hill College, May 1, 2001), cover price $85.60 | also contains Learning to Teach | About this edition: This best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models.

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When sixteen-year-old Sally Jo Walker's husband hits her and walks out, Sally Jo takes her courage and $20, starts a new life in Jackson Beach, Florida, and meets Effaline, who might be even more lost and alone than Sally Jo.

School and Library:

9780374343842 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 13, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: After being left by her husband at a gas station in Florida, sixteen-year-old Sally Jo Walker, also known as Jody, makes some difficult decisions and a better life for herself.

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Having moved to a new neighborhood, Bronwyn Lewis decides that the only way she will make new friendships is by following the crowd and so neglects her studies in exchange for new pursuits, such as drag racing, hanging out, and meeting boys. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780439583961 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, December 1, 2003), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing.

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After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing.

Prebinding:

9780613722896 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2003, cover price $14.65 | About this edition: After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing.

Thirteen-year-old, wheelchair-bound Stefan renews his friendship with Carolina as they work together to save an old-growth forest from destruction by loggers.

Hardcover:

9780374372408 | 1 edition (Frances Foster Books, August 14, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Thirteen-year-old, wheelchair-bound Stefan renews his friendship with Carolina as they work together to save an old-growth forest from destruction by loggers.

Hoping to stop his parents' impending separation and keep them from getting a divorce, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away from their home in inland California and finds a ride to the coast.

Hardcover:

9780786231041 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 1, 2001), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Hoping to stop his parents' impending separation and keep them from getting a divorce, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away from their house in the California countryside and finds a ride to the coast.
9780374349943 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 28, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Hoping to stop his parents' impending separation and keep them from getting a divorce, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away from their home in inland California and finds a ride to the coast.

Paperback:

9780142302040 | Reprint edition (Puffin, November 1, 2002), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Hoping to stop his parents' impending separation and keep them from getting a divorce, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away from their home in inland California and finds a ride to the coast.

Reinforced:

9780606270779 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $14.53 | About this edition: Hoping to stop his parents' impending separation and keep them from getting a divorce, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away from their home in inland California and finds a ride to the coast.

Prebinding:

9780613857222 | Turtleback Books, November 30, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Hoping to stop his parents' impending separation and keep them from getting a divorce, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away from their home in inland California and finds a ride to the coast.

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When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

Paperback:

9780380731015, titled "Get It While It's Hot or Not" | Avon Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

School and Library:

9780531088906, titled "Get It While It's Hot. or Not." | Orchard Books, October 1, 1996, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

Reinforced:

9780606134194, titled "Get It While It's Hot or Not" | Demco Media, June 1, 1998, cover price $10.41 | About this edition: When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

Prebinding:

9780613078528, titled "Get It While It's Hot, or Not" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $12.10 | About this edition: When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

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After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing

Reinforced:

9780606114837 | Demco Media, July 1, 1997, cover price $11.10 | About this edition: After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing

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After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing

Hardcover:

9780531094808 | Orchard Books, October 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing

Paperback:

9780140382549, titled "How Far Would You Have Gotten If I Hadn't Called You Back: A Novel" | Reprint edition (Puffin, July 1, 1997), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing

School and Library:

9780531087800 | Orchard Books, October 1, 1995, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: After moving with her family from New Jersey to California in the late 1950s, sixteen-year-old Bron discovers the world of drag racing

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When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

Hardcover:

9780531095409 | Orchard Books, October 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When she learns that her friend is pregnant, Megan, a high school junior, begins to question some of the promises she has made to others and to herself

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