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  • Seedfolksby Paul Fleischman; Judy Pedersen

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 6.74

    A vacant lot, rat-infested and filled with garbage, looked like no place for a garden. Especially to a neighborhood of strangers where no one seems to care. Until one day, a young girl clears a small space and digs into the hard-packed soil to plant her precious bean seeds. Suddenly, the soil holds promise: To Curtis, who believes he can win back... more...

  • Arabian Nightsby Andrew Lang

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 6.99

    The Stories contained in Arabian Nights have been handed down from generation to generation and are just as compelling today as they were when first told. This collection, specially selected and edited by Andrew Lang is a wonderful anthology, and will delight readers young and old. This version has been specially formatted for today's e-readers. more...

  • The 7 Habits of Happy Kidsby Sean Covey; Stacy Curtis

    Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011; US$ 19.99

    In The 7 Habits of Happy Kids , Sean Covey uses beautifully illustrated stories to bring his family's successful philosophy to the youngest child. For the Seven Oaks friends, there is always something to do. Whether they're singing along with Pokey Porcupine's harmonica or playing soccer with Jumper Rabbit, everyone is having fun and learning all... more...

  • 145th Street: Short Storiesby Walter Dean Myers

    Random House Children's Books 2001; US$ 9.99

    An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults   New Bonus Content: -Q&A with Walter Dean Myers -Teaser chapter from On a Clear Day -Excerpt from Hoops The first week of his senior year, everything changed. That?s when Mack met Kitty. She hadn?t finished the sonnet she wrote for him, but she had finished Mack. From that minute on, he was stupid... more...

  • Good-bye Marianneby Irene N. Watts

    Tundra 2009; US$ 7.95

    A heartbreaking story of loss and love. As autumn turns toward winter in 1938 Berlin, life for Marianne Kohn, a young Jewish girl, begins to crumble. First there was the burning of the neighbourhood shops. Then her father, a mild-mannered bookseller, must leave the family and go into hiding. No longer allowed to go to school or even sit in a café,... more...

  • New Fangled Fairy Tales Book #2by Bruce Lansky

    Meadowbrook 2011; US$ 4.99

    This collection of ten contemporary fairy tales--the second in the critically acclaimed series--puts a delightful new spin on classic stories and themes. Michelle Koszlowski desperately wants to be a princess until her wish comes true and she discovers what a pain royal life can be. The Little Tailor brags to everyone about his bravery until a giant... more...

  • All Sleek and Skimmingby Lisa Heggum

    Orca Book Publishers 2006; US$ 9.99

    A collection of compelling short fiction for older teen readers. more...

  • Elementals: Waterby Peter Dickinson; Robin McKinley

    RHCP 2011; US$ 11.27

    Six fabulous tales - vividly imagined and powerfully told. The shriek of the wind, calling the waters to rebel - and a silver man from the sea with a voice like the roar of a seashell . . . A long-told story of the sea people and their song - and a golden eye, glittering in a pool at the edge of a desert . . . A ferocious serpent, its body as think... more...

  • Audrey Of The Outbackby Christine Harris; Ann James

    Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 7.99

    Audrey is Australia’s response to Pippi Longstocking. Determined, mischievous, imaginative and inquisitive, Audrey of the Outback will have every girl in the country, wishing she were a swaggie. more...

  • Out of Boundsby Beverley Naidoo

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 9.86

    A collection of short stories - four previously published and three new - linked by the theme of young people experiencing personal dilemmas. All are set in South Africa, first under apartheid and then after the first democratic elections. They cover the period from 1950 to 2000 and reflect the lives of a range of young people, black and white, living... more...