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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Lisa and her three friends find themselves unwilling players in a cat-and-mouse game with a murderous magician whose identity and motivation baffle them.

Hardcover:

9780152229542 | Harcourt Childrens Books, November 1, 1983, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Lisa and her three friends find themselves unwilling players in a cat-and-mouse game with a murderous magician whose identity and motivation baffle them.

Paperback:

9780152050306, titled "A Deadly Game of Magic" | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 2004), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Lisa and her three friends find themselves unwilling players in a cat-and-mouse game with a murderous magician whose identity and motivation baffle them.
9780440921028, titled "A Deadly Game of Magic" | Reissue edition (Laurel Leaf, May 1, 1992), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Lisa and her three friends are trapped in a strange house, where a mysterious magician starts performing terrifying tricks, one of which is murder.

Reinforced:

9780606304139, titled "A Deadly Game Of Magic" | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780606002684, titled "A Deadly Game of Magic" | Demco Media, May 1, 1992, cover price $12.97 | About this edition: Lisa and her three friends are trapped in a strange house, where a mysterious magician starts performing terrifying tricks, one of which is murder.

Prebinding:

9780613716314 | Turtleback Books, March 30, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Lisa and her three friends find themselves unwilling players in a cat-and-mouse game with a murderous magician whose identity and motivation baffle them.
9780808565291 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: Lisa and her three friends are trapped in a strange house, where a mysterious magician starts performing terrifying tricks, one of which is murder.

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Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly.

Hardcover:

9780385325677, titled "Nobody's There" | Delacorte Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly

Paperback:

9780440419877, titled "Nobody's There" | Reissue edition (Yearling Books, January 1, 2004), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly.
9780440227601, titled "Nobody's There" | Laurel Leaf, November 1, 2001, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly.

Reinforced:

9780606224215, titled "Nobody's There" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly.

Prebinding:

9780613977616, titled "Nobody's There" | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly.
9780613368513, titled "Nobody's There" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Following an act of vandalism against her father's girlfriend, a seventeen-year-old girl is paired by the court with an eccentric senior citizen whose hobby as a sleuth turns deadly.

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The author recalls events from her childhood that contributed to her development as a writer.

Hardcover:

9780385730006 | Delacorte Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author recalls events from her childhood that contributed to her development as a writer.

Paperback:

9780440419051 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, September 1, 2003), cover price $5.50 | About this edition: The author recalls events from her childhood that contributed to her development as a writer.

Library:

9780385900461 | Delacorte Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The author recalls events from her childhood that contributed to her development as a writer.

Reinforced:

9780606286244, titled "Making of a Writer" | Demco Media, July 1, 2003, cover price $13.45 | About this edition: The author recalls events from her childhood that contributed to her development as a writer.

Prebinding:

9780613705721, titled "Making of a Writer" | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.40 | About this edition: The author recalls events from her childhood that contributed to her development as a writer.

A collection of stories about eerie encounters in various ghost towns across the United States, with each story accompanied by an afterword about the actual town on which the story is based.

Hardcover:

9780385326810 | Delacorte Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of stories about eerie encounters in various ghost towns across the United States and offers information about the actual town on which the story is based.

Paperback:

9780440416036 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, September 1, 2002), cover price $5.50 | About this edition: A collection of stories about eerie encounters in various ghost towns across the United States, with each story accompanied by an afterword about the actual town on which the story is based.

Reinforced:

9780606258807 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: A collection of stories about eerie encounters in various ghost towns across the United States, with each story accompanied by an afterword about the actual town on which the story is based.

A collection of stories about eerie encounters in various ghost towns across the United States, with each story accompanied by an afterword about the actual town on which the story is based.

Prebinding:

9780613961523 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: A collection of stories about eerie encounters in various ghost towns across the United States, with each story accompanied by an afterword about the actual town on which the story is based.

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Even though it is hard work being a slave, Caesar has his parents and sisters around him to get him through, until the master decides to make Caesar his personal servant and he must move into the big house far away from his family. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780440416326 | Yearling Books, July 1, 2002, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Even though it is hard work being a slave, Caesar has his parents and sisters around him to get him through, until the master decides to make Caesar his personal servant and he must move into the big house far away from his family.

Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics.

Reinforced:

9780606224222 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.43 | About this edition: Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics.

When the police discover that a man who has been shot has been keeping a file of her entire life, sixteen-year-old Kristi, an aspiring artist, suspects a connection with the possible theft of a painting from a museum.

Hardcover:

9780385325660 | Delacorte Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When the police discover that a man who has been shot has been keeping a file of her entire life, sixteen-year-old Kristi, an aspiring artist, suspects a connection with the possible theft of a painting from a museum

Paperback:

9780440227571 | Laurel Leaf, February 1, 2001, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: When the police discover that a man who has been shot has been keeping a file of her entire life, sixteen-year-old Kristi, an aspiring artist, suspects a connection with the possible theft of a painting from a museum.

Reinforced:

9780606215251, titled "Who Are You" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: When the police discover that a man who has been shot has been keeping a file of her entire life, sixteen-year-old Kristi, an aspiring artist, suspects a connection with the possible theft of a painting from a museum.

Prebinding:

9780613354783 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: When the police discover that a man who has been shot has been keeping a file of her entire life, sixteen-year-old Kristi, an aspiring artist, suspects a connection with the possible theft of a painting from a museum.

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Arriving for a vacation on Holiday Island, penguins Gus and Gertie stumble into a hotel full of bad guys and have a beautiful, valuable deep-sea pearl stolen from them. Reprint.
By Diane De Groat (illustrator) and Joan Lowery Nixon

Hardcover:

9781587170225 | Seastar Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Arriving for a vacation on Holiday Island, penguins Gus and Gertie stumble into a hotel full of Bad Guys and have a beautiful, valuable deep-sea pearl stolen from them.

Paperback:

9781587171130 | Reprint edition (Seastar Books, January 1, 2002), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: When penguins Gus and Gertie enter a fleabag hotel to get out of the rain, they also enter into a meeting of the Bad Boys Club, where they enjoy watching the local dances until Gertie discovers that her pearl necklace is missing.

School and Library:

9781587170232 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Arriving for a vacation on Holiday Island, penguins Gus and Gertie stumble into a hotel full of Bad Guys and have a beautiful, valuable deep-sea pearl stolen from them.

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Gus and Gertie arrive at the Animals' Winter Olympics with dreams of winning gold as Antarctica's first synchronized swimming team, but the missing event is the least of their worries when athletes' lucky charms--including Gertie's--turn up missing. Reprint.
By Diane De Groat (illustrator) and Joan Lowery Nixon

Paperback:

9781587171581 | Reprint edition (Seastar Books, October 1, 2002), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Gus and Gertie arrive at the Animals' Winter Olympics with dreams of winning gold as Antarctica's first synchronized swimming team, but the missing event is the least of their worries when athletes' lucky charms--including Gertie's--turn up missing.

School and Library:

9781587170997 | Seastar Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Penguins Gus and Gertie take part in the Animals' Winter Olympics.
9781587171000 | Seastar Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Penguins Gus and Gertie take part in the Animals' Winter Olympics.

Reinforced:

9780606254717, titled "Gus and Gertie and the Lucky Charms" | Demco Media, December 1, 2001, cover price $12.43

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Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics.

Hardcover:

9780879351984, titled "Ann's Story, 1747" | Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, August 1, 2004, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics.
9780385326735 | Delacorte Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics

Paperback:

9780440416296, titled "Ann's Story, 1747" | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, December 1, 2001), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics.

Prebinding:

9780613996679, titled "Ann's Story, 1747" | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2001, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: Ann, a young girl in eighteenth-century Williamsburg, wants to become a doctor like her father, but she is not allowed even to study Latin or mathematics.

Library:

9780836828092 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2001, cover price $48.00

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Cousins Debbie and Jeff stumble across something they were not meant to see when a blizzard strands them in a mysterious old house with a hidden mummy and Anubis, a strange creature that once guarded the pharaoh's tomb

Paperback:

9780590423700, titled "The House on Hackman's Hill" | Reissue edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, March 1, 1986), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Cousins Debbie and Jeff stumble across something they were not meant to see when a blizzard strands them in a mysterious old house with a hidden mummy and Anubis, a strange creature that once guarded the pharaoh's tomb

Reinforced:

9780606199230, titled "The House on Hackman's Hill" | Demco Media, October 1, 2000, cover price $13.05 | About this edition: Cousins Debbie and Jeff stumble across something they were not meant to see when a blizzard strands them in a mysterious old house with a hidden mummy and Anubis, a strange creature that once guarded the pharaoh's tomb

Prebinding:

9780808594017, titled "The House on Hackman's Hill" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $14.15 | About this edition: Cousins Debbie and Jeff stumble across something they were not meant to see when a blizzard strands them in a mysterious old house with a hidden mummy and Anubis, a strange creature that once guarded the pharaoh's tomb

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Having lived the majority of her life in the Asylum for Homeless Waifs in New York City, twelveyearold Aggie Mae is both fearful and excited about what her future may hold as she gets aboard the orphan train and heads to her a new destination. Teacher's Guide available. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780440413127 | Yearling Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: A clumsy and unattractive twelve-year-old, Aggie is sure no one will want to adopt her when she rides the orphan train out west, but when she meets the eccentric Bradon family she begins to have some hope; includes historical information about orphan trains and the woman's suffrage movement.

Reinforced:

9780606178884 | Demco Media, April 1, 2000, cover price $11.87 | About this edition: A clumsy and unattractive twelve-year-old, Aggie is sure no one will want to adopt her when she rides the orphan train out west, but when she meets the eccentric Bradon family she begins to have some hope; includes historical information about orphan trains and the woman's suffrage movement.

After eleven-year-old orphan-train rider David Howard settles with a strict Texas farm family, his best friend, an ex-slave, is threatened by the growing presence of the Ku Klux Klan.

Hardcover:

9780385322966, titled "David's Search" | Delacorte Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old orphan-train rider David Howard settles with a strict Texas farm family, his best friend, an ex-slave, is threatened by the growing presence of the Ku-Klux Klan

Paperback:

9780440413158, titled "David's Search" | Yearling Books, June 1, 2000, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old orphan-train rider David Howard settles with a strict Texas farm family, his best friend, an ex-slave, is threatened by the growing presence of the Ku Klux Klan.

Reinforced:

9780606178310, titled "David's Search" | Demco Media, April 1, 2000, cover price $12.87 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old orphan-train rider David Howard settles with a strict Texas farm family, his best friend, an ex-slave, is threatened by the growing presence of the Ku Klux Klan.

Prebinding:

9780613284622, titled "David's Search" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: After eleven-year-old orphan-train rider David Howard settles with a strict Texas farm family, his best friend, an ex-slave, is threatened by the growing presence of the Ku Klux Klan.

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In 1861, while living with his foster parents at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and his best friend Todd Blakely join the Union army as drummer boys but their dreams of glory end when they experience the full horrors of war at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in Missouri.After being taken in by Captain Taylor and his wife in Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and a friend join the Union army as musicians and see the horrors of war firsthand in Missouri

Hardcover:

9780385320733 | Delacorte Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In 1861, while living with his foster parents at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and his best friend Todd Blakely join the Union army as drummer boys but their dreams of glory end when they experience the full horrors of war at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in Missouri.

Library:

9780836826425 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2000, cover price $23.93 | About this edition: In 1861, while living with his foster parents at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and his best friend Todd Blakely join the Union army as drummer boys but their dreams of glory end when they experience the full horrors of war at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in Missouri.

Prebinding:

9780785779438 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: After being taken in by Captain Taylor and his wife in Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and a friend join the Union army as musicians and see the horrors of war firsthand

Library:

9780836826371 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 1, 2000, cover price $143.58

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Product Description: Book by Nixon, Joan Lowery

Prebinding:

9780785766902 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $11.05 | About this edition: Book by Nixon, Joan Lowery

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Melia tells her writer mother she'd like to be a writer too, and as the day progresses she receives many helpful suggestions.

Prebinding:

9780785755791 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: In an introduction to the craft of creative writing, Mother helps Melia search for ideas, discover descriptive vocabulary, and develop characters and plots in order for Melia to express herself through her stories

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When Gerald Dinkins is found murdered at a fundraising gala at the Silver Ridge Hotel, head of hotel security Stacy Champagne and her fiance Deputy Ramon Gonazalas must discover who decided to kill Dinkins and why

Paperback:

9780809206728 | Ntc Pub Group, September 1, 1999, cover price $13.16 | About this edition: When Gerald Dinkins is found murdered at a fundraising gala at the Silver Ridge Hotel, head of hotel security Stacy Champagne and her fiance Deputy Ramon Gonazalas must discover who decided to kill Dinkins and why

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Sent away on an orphan train by his self-centered father Jessie, Will keeps hoping Jessie will return to claim him, even though the people he lives with care for him far more

Hardcover:

9780385322942, titled "Will's Choice" | Bantam Dell Pub Group, March 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Sent away on an orphan train by his self-centered father Jessie, Will keeps hoping Jessie will return to claim him, even though the people he lives with care for him far more

Paperback:

9780440413097, titled "Will's Choice" | Laurel Leaf, October 1, 1999, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Sent away on an orphan train by his self-centered father Jessie, Will keeps hoping Jessie will return to claim him, even though the people he lives with care for him far more

Reinforced:

9780606174787, titled "Will's Choice" | Demco Media, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.76 | About this edition: Sent away on an orphan train by his self-centered father Jessie, Will keeps hoping Jessie will return to claim him, even though the people he lives with care for him far more

Prebinding:

9780613229616, titled "Will's Choice" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: Sent away on an orphan train by his self-centered father Jessie, Will keeps hoping Jessie will return to claim him, even though the people he lives with care for him far more

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In the late 1800s, ten-year-old Lucy is forced to live a lonely life on the streets of New York after her mother suddenly dies, but things dramatically change for her when she discovers an orphan's group that sends children out West to be adopted by new families. Reprint. AB.

Hardcover:

9780385322935 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, March 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Lucy, an orphan who wants a little sister more than anything, finds a very special one in the less than perfect family which she joins

Paperback:

9780440413066 | Laurel Leaf, October 1, 1999, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Lucy, an orphan who wants a little sister more than anything, finds a very special one in the less-than-perfect family which she joins

Reinforced:

9780606174756 | Demco Media, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.87 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Lucy, an orphan who wants a little sister more than anything, finds a very special one in the less-than-perfect family which she joins

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Product Description: "The Thumbprint Mysteries" series have been carefully written for young adults and adults at a particular reading level. Each book presents a suspense crime in which the reader must solve one or more mystery murders. Readers follow the clues and draw conclusions about the suspects and events, helped by the characters who are trying to solve the crimes...read more

Paperback:

9780809206704 | Ntc Pub Group, August 1, 1999, cover price $14.56 | About this edition: "The Thumbprint Mysteries" series have been carefully written for young adults and adults at a particular reading level.

When writer Duncan Tyler turns his pen towards blackmail and is found murdered at the annual mystery writer's retreat, Stacy Champagne and Deputy Ramon Gonazalas must discover who decided to kill Tyler rather than meet his demands

Paperback:

9780809206711 | Ntc Pub Group, June 1, 1999, cover price $13.16 | About this edition: When writer Duncan Tyler turns his pen towards blackmail and is found murdered at the annual mystery writer's retreat, Stacy Champagne and Deputy Ramon Gonazalas must discover who decided to kill Tyler rather than meet his demands

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In the 1860s, Agatha Mae is a troubled twelve-year-old orphan who is sent west on an orphan train after causing too many problems at her former institution and arrives at the farm of a new family who is not at all what she had expected them to be.

Hardcover:

9780385322959 | Delacorte Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A clumsy and unattractive twelve-year-old, Aggie is sure no one will want to adopt her when she rides the orphan train out west, but when she meets the eccentric Bradon family she begins to have some hope.

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