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  • Jump Back HoneyJump Back Honey

    Dunbar, Paul Laurence.

    Dunbar, published poems in black dialect, illustrating Black life in America at the turn of the century.

  • SpellbinderSpellbinder : the life of Harry Houdini

    Lalicki, Tom.

  • Bone poemsBone poems

    Moss, Jeffrey.

    A collection of poems about dinosaurs, Ice Age mammals, prehistoric people, and other ancient creatures.

  • Yang the eldest and his odd jobsYang the eldest and his odd jobs

    Namioka, Lensey.

    The Yang family is known for its talented musicians. The best if the Eldest Brother, Yingwu, who spends most of his time practicing his violin. Everyone thinks he will become a famous violinist someday. But Yingwu has to stop practicing when his violin begins making strange sounds. He needs a new violin, and for the first time, he must find work to pay for it. The trouble is that as Yingwu goes from job to job, his family wonders whether his love for music is being replaced with his eagerness for earning money.

  • She flew no flagsShe flew no flags

    Manley, Joan B.

    In early 1944, as the war rages around them, an American family travels from India to the United States by ship, under blackout conditions, through the enemy waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

  • Stone bench in an empty parkStone bench in an empty park

    An anthology of haiku accompanied by photographs reflects nature in the city.

  • Walt Disney Pictures presents dinosaur, the essential guideWalt Disney Pictures presents dinosaur, the essential guide

  • Salting the oceanSalting the ocean : 100 poems by young poets

  • The Lost Flower ChildrenThe Lost Flower Children

    Lisle, Janet, Taylor.

    Motherless Olivia and her younger sister, Nellie, go to live with elderly Great Aunt Minty, who knows almost nothing about children, but a lot about the big overgrown garden off her side porch. Then one day a blue teacup turns up in the dirt, and Olivia finds an old story about eight children magically transformed into flowers. Only someone discovering their lost teacups can bring them back. Now the two sisters know what they must do...

  • When birds could talk & bats could singWhen birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends

    Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.

    A collection of stories, featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats, based on those African American tales originally written down by Martha Young on her father's plantation in Alabama after the Civil War.

  • Chain of fireChain of fire

    Naidoo, Beverley.

    When the villagers of Bophelong are forced to leave their houses and resettle in a barren "homeland," thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother join in a school demonstration and learn that the South African government treats even children who dissent with brutality.

  • Ghost linersGhost liners : exploring the world's greatest lost ships

    Ballard, Robert D.

    Depicts five famous ships that have been lost at sea in modern times, the Empress of Ireland, the Lusitania, the Andrea Doria, the Brittanic, and the Titanic.

  • My AmericaMy America : a poetry atlas of the United States

    A collection of poems evocative of seven geographical regions of the United States, including the Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes, Plains, Mountain, Southwest, and Pacific Coast States.

  • FrancieFrancie

    English, Karen.

    Francie lives with her mother and brother in rural Alabama, where all three work and wait. Francie's father is trying to get settled in Chicago so he can move his family up North. Unfortunately, he's made promises he hasn't kept, and Francie painfully learns that her dreams of starting junior high school in an integrated urban classroom will go unfulfilled. Amid the day-to-day grind of working for wealthy white folks on the other side of town, Francie becomes involved in helping a falsely accused young black man escape arrest - a brace gesture, but one that puts the entire black community in danger.

  • White Tiger, Blue SerpentWhite Tiger, Blue Serpent

    Tseng, Grace.

    When his mother's beautiful brocade is snatched away by a greedy goddess, a young chinese boy faces many perils as he attempts tp get her back.

  • The girl who dreamed only geese, and other tales of the Far NorthThe girl who dreamed only geese, and other tales of the Far North

    Norman, Howard A.

  • Asteroid impactAsteroid impact

    Henderson, Doug.

    Text and illustrations explore the theory that the collision of an asteroid with the Earth ended the Cretaceous Period and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.

  • Eliza's dogEliza's dog

    Hearne, Betsy Gould.

    Nine-year-old Eliza's vacation in Ireland and England is complicated when she acquires a bouncy sheepdog named Panda.

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Recent Reviews

  • The crossover

    At Staples high school in Connecticut there were two brothers, Josh and his younger brother Jordan. Josh is seventeen years old and Jordan is sixteen.The brothers decide to take basketball lessons. ...

  • What was the Battle of Gettysburg?

    The Battle of Gettysburg took place on July 1, 1863, in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. This battle was very major.Why? Because many people lost their lives in this Civil War, because the South didnít want ...

  • Dinosaurs before dark

    Jack and his sister Annie were walking home from school when Annie decided to race ahead of Jack. Annie stumbled upon a tree house and Annie went up but Jack stayed down. ďItís full of books.Ē ...

  • The revealers

    This story takes place at Parkland Middle school.The Main characters are Russell and Richie.Russell made Richie mad and Richie started bullying Russell.Russell found some friends and created a site ...

  • Absolutely Almost

    New York City is the place, Albee a 5th grade boy moves to begin a new 5th grade class in a new school. Albee met a girl named Calista. Calista taught Albee how to draw and behave himself. During ...

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Recent Reviews

  • The crossover

    At Staples high school in Connecticut there were two brothers, Josh and his younger brother Jordan. Josh is seventeen years old and Jordan is sixteen.The brothers decide to take basketball lessons. ...

  • What was the Battle of Gettysburg?

    The Battle of Gettysburg took place on July 1, 1863, in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. This battle was very major.Why? Because many people lost their lives in this Civil War, because the South didnít want ...

  • Dinosaurs before dark

    Jack and his sister Annie were walking home from school when Annie decided to race ahead of Jack. Annie stumbled upon a tree house and Annie went up but Jack stayed down. ďItís full of books.Ē ...

  • The revealers

    This story takes place at Parkland Middle school.The Main characters are Russell and Richie.Russell made Richie mad and Richie started bullying Russell.Russell found some friends and created a site ...

  • Absolutely Almost

    New York City is the place, Albee a 5th grade boy moves to begin a new 5th grade class in a new school. Albee met a girl named Calista. Calista taught Albee how to draw and behave himself. During ...

  • Find more reviews...

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    Adamson, Ged, author, illustrator.

    After visiting the eye doctor, a near-sighted dog gets glasses.

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    Farwell, Nick, author.

    Here's everything you need to know to get connected to the electrifying possibilities of redstone. From basic mining and logic circuits to more advanced mechanics, this book will give you step-by-step instructions to get you fully wired to redstone. With builds including redstone traps and arrow launchers, you'll never fear creepers again!"--Back cover.

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    Sullivan, Kevin.

    John Cena is one of the most popular Superstars in WWE history. Discover the ins and outs of what makes him "The Champ", his desire, work ethic and refusal to ever give up. Learn about all his greatest matches, moments and triumphs, as well as fun facts.

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    Wittrock, Jeni.

    "Full-color photographs and simple text provide a brief introduction to pit bulls"--Provided by publisher.

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    Bruel, Nick.

    "Kitty's owners have brought her a surprise. It's big, it's stinky, and it drools, but what the heck is it? Kitty thinks it's a ... dog. Ack! The neighborhood cats are convinced it's another cat and enter it in the Kitty Olympics. But despite its kitty-like talents, we all know that it's really ... a baby!" -- (p.4) of cover.

  • MotorcyclesMotorcycles

    Riggs, Kate.

    A quick-paced, colorful description of the physical characteristics, purposes, early history, and high-speed capabilities of motorcycles--the fastest two-wheeled vehicles in the world.

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    Riggs, Kate.

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