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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen...read more

Hardcover:

9781783443949 | Gardners Books, January 7, 2016, cover price $17.70 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780544462229 | Clarion Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: The Valorim are about to fall to a dark lord when they send a necklace containing their planet across the cosmos, hurtling past a trillion stars . . . all the way into the lunchbox of Tommy Pepper, sixth grader, of Plymouth, Mass...read more

Hardcover:

9780547612133 | 1 edition (Clarion Books, September 4, 2012), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The Valorim are about to fall to a dark lord when they send a necklace containing their planet across the cosmos, hurtling past a trillion stars .

Paperback:

9780544336360 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 30, 2014), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The Valorim are about to fall to a dark lord when they send a necklace containing their planet across the cosmos, hurtling past a trillion stars .

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Product Description: American children need books that draw on their own history and circumstances, not just the classic European fairy tales. They need books that enlist them in the great democratic experiment that is the United States. These were the beliefs of many of the authors, illustrators, editors, librarians, and teachers who expanded and transformed children’s book publishing between the 1930s and the 1960s...read more

Paperback:

9781609381929 | Univ of Iowa Pr, December 1, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: American children need books that draw on their own history and circumstances, not just the classic European fairy tales.

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Product Description: It only takes a few hours for Turner Buckminster to start hating Phippsburg, Maine. No one in town will let him forget that he's a minister's son, even if he doesn't act like one. But then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart and sassy girl from a poor nearby island community founded by former slaves...read more

Hardcover:

9780618439294 | Clarion Books, May 24, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.

Paperback:

9780544022799 | Reissue edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 14, 2013), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: It only takes a few hours for Turner Buckminster to start hating Phippsburg, Maine.
9780375841699 | Reissue edition (Laurel Leaf, May 13, 2008), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Not only is Turner Buckminster the son of the new minister in a small Maine town, he is shunned for playing baseball differently than the local boys.
9780553494952 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, April 25, 2006), cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor island community founded by slaves that the town fathers want to change into a tourist spot.

Miscellaneous:

9780547350059 | Houghton Mifflin, May 24, 2004, cover price $15.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307281838 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, April 12, 2005), cover price $34.00 | About this edition: In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.

Reinforced:

9780606349338 | Demco Media, April 25, 2006, cover price $15.10 | About this edition: Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor island community founded by slaves that the town fathers want to change into a tourist spot.

Prebinding:

9780606383646 | Turtleback Books, May 14, 2013, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781439510469 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 10, 2008), cover price $15.50

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Product Description: National Book Award Finalist "[A] stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one’s best self."—Booklist, starred reviewIn this companion novel to The Wednesday Wars, Doug struggles to be more than the "skinny thug" that some people think him to be...read more

Hardcover:

9780547152608 | Clarion Books, April 5, 2011, cover price $16.99

Paperback:

9780544022805 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, February 5, 2013), cover price $7.99 | also contains Okay for Now | About this edition: National Book Award Finalist "[A] stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one’s best self.

Miscellaneous:

9781617073137 | Unabridged edition (Random House, April 26, 2011), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: 2011 National Book Award FinalistAs a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him.

Prebinding:

9780606316705 | Turtleback Books, February 5, 2013, cover price $18.40 | also contains Okay for Now | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns muchof value about the world he lives in.During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns muchof value about the world he lives in.

Hardcover:

9780618724833 | Clarion Books, May 21, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs.

Paperback:

9780547237602 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 18, 2009), cover price $7.99 | also contains Wednesday Wars | About this edition: In this Newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D.

Miscellaneous:

9780547346243 | Houghton Mifflin, May 18, 2009, cover price $6.99 | also contains Wednesday Wars

CD/Spoken Word:

9780439925013 | Unabridged edition (Scholastic Audio Cassette, June 1, 2007), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs.

Prebinding:

9781439593981 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 18, 2009), cover price $15.99 | also contains Wednesday Wars | About this edition: From an award-winning novelist, a hilarious and poignant coming-of-age story set 1967.
9780606105736 | Turtleback Books, May 1, 2009, cover price $18.40 | also contains Wednesday Wars | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: It is the mid-eighteenth century, and young British subject Anson Granville Staplyton has traveled to Ireland, where his regiment has been sent to keep the king's peace. Anson has waited all his life for the day he would follow his father to serve His Majesty in the Staffordshire Fencibles...read more

Hardcover:

9780395915295 | Clarion Books, March 29, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: While serving as a British Fencible to maintain the peace in eighteenth-century Ireland, Anson finds that his sympathy for a hedge master, a teacher devoted to teaching Irish children their forbidden language and culture, places him in conflict with the law of King George II.

Paperback:

9780547237619 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, April 20, 2009), cover price $15.95 | also contains Anson's Way | About this edition: It is the mid-eighteenth century, and young British subject Anson Granville Staplyton has traveled to Ireland, where his regiment has been sent to keep the king's peace.
9780141312293 | Reprint edition (Puffin, August 1, 2001), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: While serving as a British Fencible to maintain the peace in eighteenth-century Ireland, Anson finds that his sympathy for a hedge master, a teacher devoted to teaching Irish children their forbidden language and culture, places him in conflict with the law of King George II.

Reinforced:

9780606210393 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.55 | also contains Anson's Way | About this edition: While serving as a British Fencible to maintain the peace in eighteenth-century Ireland, Anson finds that his sympathy for a hedge master, a teacher devoted to teaching Irish children their forbidden language and culture, places him in conflict with the law of King George II.

Pursued by greedy villains, two boys on a quest to save innocent lives meet the banished queen whose son was stolen by Rumpelstiltskin eleven years earlier, and she provides much more than the answer they seek.

Hardcover:

9780618056019 | Clarion Books, April 23, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Pursued by greedy villains, two boys on a quest to save innocent lives meet the banished queen whose son was stolen by Rumpelstiltskin eleven years earlier, and she provides much more than the answer they seek.

Paperback:

9780547237763 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, April 20, 2009), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: What fills a hand fuller than a skein of gold?

Miscellaneous:

9780547532011 | Houghton Mifflin, April 20, 2009, cover price $5.99

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Product Description: A testament to the power of stories, and how they may bring hope even in times of darkness."Everyone gathers around, and from her lips to their ears the stories go, and for a little while the camp disappears, and for a little while they are all free...read more

Hardcover:

9780805067941 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Each evening, in one of the barracks of a Nazi death camp, a woman shares stories that push back the darkness, cold, and fear, bringing hope to the women and children who listen.

Prebinding:

9781439557242 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 4, 2008), cover price $15.99 | also contains Mara's Stories: Glimmers in the Darkness | About this edition: A testament to the power of stories, and how they may bring hope even in times of darkness.

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Product Description: Use all your senses—not just your eyes—when you read Robert Frost’s remarkable poems. Your own world will quickly melt away as Frost draws you into winter wonderlands, forests, and fields. More than twenty-five of the Pulitzer-Prize winner’s best-loved poems are included, along with stunning illustrations, in this introduction to the work of one of America’s greatest poets...read more
By Gary D. Schmidt (editor) and Henri Sorensen (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780806906331 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, December 31, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems about the four seasons by one of best-known American poets.

Paperback:

9781402754753 | Reprint edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, April 1, 2008), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Use all your senses—not just your eyes—when you read Robert Frost’s remarkable poems.

Prebinding:

9781435211117 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, February 1, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Excerpt from Robert FrostUnder the long fell's stony eavesThe ploughman, going up and down,Ridge after ridge man's tide-mark leaves,And turns the hard grey soil to brown.

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A delightful collection reveals how nature celebrates rebirth and renewal, exploring the delicate balance between the new and the ancient and evoking the sense that springtime is a time of poignant renewal, youth merged with age, and giddy joy tempered by wisdom.
By Mary Azarian (editor), Susan M. Felch (editor) and Gary D. Schmidt (editor)

Hardcover:

9781594731143 | Skylight Paths Pub, February 16, 2006, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: A delightful collection reveals how nature celebrates rebirth and renewal, exploring the delicate balance between the new and the ancient and evoking the sense that springtime is a time of poignant renewal, youth merged with age, and giddy joy tempered by wisdom.

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Dragged into the political turmoil of a presidential election year, fourteen-year-old Cooper Jewett, who runs a New Hampshire dairy farm since his grandfather's death, stands up for himself and makes it clear whose first boy he really is. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780805078596 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Dragged into the political turmoil of a presidential election year, fourteen-year-old Cooper Jewett, who runs a New Hampshire dairy farm since his grandfather's death, stands up for himself and makes it clear whose first boy he really is.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307282859 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, October 11, 2005), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Dragged into the political turmoil of a presidential election year, fourteen-year-old Cooper Jewett, who runs a New Hampshire dairy farm since his grandfather's death, stands up for himself and makes it clear whose first boy he really is.

Prebinding:

9781435211094 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 4, 2007), cover price $15.99 | also contains First Boy, First Boy | About this edition: Dragged into the political turmoil of a presidential election year, fourteen-year-old Cooper Jewett, who runs a New Hampshire dairy farm since his grandfather's death, stands up for himself and makes it clear whose first boy he really is.

As the years pass and his small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of his time.
By Bill Farnsworth (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780802852922 | Eerdmans Pub Co, January 15, 2005, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: As the years pass and his small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of his time.

Prebinding:

9781435211100 | Paw Prints, September 1, 2007, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: As the years pass and his small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of his time.

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Presents the dramatic story of the founder of the Plymouth Colony, who came to the New World in search of religious freedom, established a stable colony, and was re-elected as governor of the colony more than thirty times. Simultaneous.

Hardcover:

9780802851512 | Eerdmans Pub Co, February 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Tells the story of Bradford who established Plymouth colony and was re-elected as its governor more than thirty times

Paperback:

9780802851482 | Eerdmans Pub Co, February 1, 1999, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Tells the story of Bradford who established Plymouth colony and was re-elected as its governor more than thirty times

Prebinding:

9781435211124 | Paw Prints, September 1, 2007, cover price $23.00 | also contains William Bradford: Plymouth's Faithful Pilgrim | About this edition: Tells the story of Bradford who established Plymouth colony and was re-elected as its governor more than thirty times

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Product Description: From award-winning novelist, a hilarious and poignant coming-of-age story set in 1967.Seventh grader Holling Hoodhood has a tough year ahead of him. First of all, his teacher Mrs. baker, keeps giving him the evil eye. Second of all, the class bully keeps threatening to do Number 167 (and you don't even want to know what Number 167 is)...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9780439023405 | Unabridged edition (Scholastic Audio Cassette, June 1, 2007), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: From award-winning novelist, a hilarious and poignant coming-of-age story set in 1967.

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Organized around themes of time and people's response to it, a lush collection of essays, poems, and meditations by great writers explores the rich vibrancy of summer and its spiritual meanings. Original.
By Susan M. Felch (editor), Barry Moser (illustrator) and Gary D. Schmidt (editor)

Hardcover:

9781594730832 | Skylight Paths Pub, June 30, 2005, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Explore the rich vibrancy of summer and reflect on how nature teaches us to value time?

Paperback:

9781594731839 | Skylight Paths Pub, March 1, 2007, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Organized around themes of time and people's response to it, a lush collection of essays, poems, and meditations by great writers explores the rich vibrancy of summer and its spiritual meanings.

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Product Description: Discover how this transitional season can reveal both the abundance and the limitations of our everyday lives.Autumn, with all its traditional images of colorful trees, frost-covered pumpkins, and piles of wood stored up against winter's cold, can be a season filled with anticipation...read more
By Mary Azarian (illustrator), Susan M. Felch (editor) and Gary D. Schmidt (editor)

Hardcover:

9781594730054 | Skylight Paths Pub, June 1, 2004, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Discover how this transitional season can reveal both the abundance and the limitations of our everyday lives.

Paperback:

9781594731181 | Skylight Paths Pub, August 30, 2005, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Discover how this transitional season can reveal both the abundance and the limitations of our everyday lives.

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While contemplating their problems in a synagogue, Jacob and David, one man rich, the other poor, come to realize their role in making miracles happen.

Hardcover:

9781580232241 | Jewish Lights Pub, June 27, 2005, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: While contemplating their problems in a synagogue, Jacob and David, one man rich, the other poor, come to realize their role in making miracles happen.

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Product Description: In a literary environment dominated by men, the first American to earn a living as a writer and to establish a reputation on both sides of the Atlantic was, miraculously, a woman. Hannah Adams dared to enter―and in some ways was forced to enter―a sphere of literature that had, in eighteenth-century America, been solely a male province...read more

Hardcover:

9780813922720 | Univ of Virginia Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In a literary environment dominated by men, the first American to earn a living as a writer and to establish a reputation on both sides of the Atlantic was, miraculously, a woman.

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Product Description: Explore how the dormancy and difficulty of winter can be a time of spiritual preparation and transformation. For many, winter is a time of postponed activity―and of shoveling snow, navigating ice, and trying to keep warm...read more
By Susan M. Felch (editor), Barry Moser (illustrator) and Gary D. Schmidt (editor)

Hardcover:

9781893361539 | Skylight Paths Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Thirty inspirational writings from a variety of authors delve into the feelings that winter conjures in us, calling up both the barrenness and beauty of the natural world in wintertime, and helping readers express and understand their own personal reaction to the season, showing them the way from the cold of winter to the warmth of the human soul.

Paperback:

9781893361928 | Skylight Paths Pub, September 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Explore how the dormancy and difficulty of winter can be a time of spiritual preparation and transformation.

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As the years pass and his small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of his time.
By Bill Farnsworth (illustrator) and Gary D. Schmidt

School and Library:

9780802851949 | Eerdmans Pub Co, August 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: As the years pass and his small village grows, Ethan watches for the fulfillment of the prophecy that someone born looking like the Great Stone Face up on the mountain will be the greatest, noblest person of his time.

Four traditional Irish tales are woven throughout this touching story of Donal O'Donnell, who has kept his heart closely guarded since the death of his son, as he is unexpectedly captivated by the stories of three peddlers, which are filled with hope, healing, and magic. 17,500 first printing.
By Loren Long (illustrator) and Gary D. Schmidt

School and Library:

9780805065169 | Henry Holt & Co, July 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The stories of three peddlers are told to Donal O'Donnell and his wife one stormy night and begin to heal their hearts, broken by the death of their son.

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A collection of classic poems from six of America's greatest poets--Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Carl Sandburg, and Walt Whitman--includes definitions of harder vocabulary, biographies, and interpretation commentary. (view table of contents)
By Brod Bagert (editor), Frances Schoenmaker Bolin (editor), Gary D. Schmidt (editor) and Frances Schoonmaker (editor)

Hardcover:

9781567114720 | Blackbirch Pr Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $46.20 | About this edition: Offers a collection of poems by Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, along with biographical information and interpretive commentary.

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Product Description: Edging the Boundaries is a genre-based children's literature sourcebook that emphasizes issues in thinking and writing about the literary qualities of children's literature. This book examines the field by defining and discussing literature genres and their qualities...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780205287758 | Allyn & Bacon, February 1, 2001, cover price $73.20 | About this edition: Edging the Boundaries is a genre-based children's literature sourcebook that emphasizes issues in thinking and writing about the literary qualities of children's literature.

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Retells some of the legends of Saint Ciaran, or Kieran, an early Irish saint who loved nature and God before Christianity came to Ireland, journeyed to Rome to become a Christian, and returned to Ireland to live as a hermit, surrounded by animals.
By Todd Doney (illustrator) and Gary D. Schmidt

Hardcover:

9780802851703 | Eerdmans Pub Co, May 1, 2000, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Retells legends of Saint Ciaran, or Kieran, an early Irish saint who loved nature and God before Christianity came to Ireland, journeyed to Rome, and returned to Ireland to live as a hermit, surrounded by animals.

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