Tag Archives: Bargain Books

What Dogs Want for Christmas (Holiday Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kandy Radzinski Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Product Description Proving that cats dont have the last word when it comes to making Christmas lists, author and artist Kandy Radzinski returns this holiday season with the canine companion book to last years favorite, What Cats Want for Christmas. Using witty poems and winsome […]

Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

Henry Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: David McPhail Publisher: Atheneum Product Description Henry Bear loves everything about Christmas, but most of all he loves having a fine tree, beautifully decorated, with presents underneath and good friends all around. However, when Henry Bear and his best friend, Stanley, head off to town to find the perfect tree, nothing […]

The Bells of Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Virginia Hamilton Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Twelve-year-old Jason Bell waits impatiently for Christmas 1890. Set against the carefully researched background life of a middle-class black family in Ohio a century ago, “Hamilton’s story moves along at an elegant pace, giving readers time to savor the holiday preparations.”–School Library Journal

Christmas in the Manger Board Book

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Nola Buck Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Bear’s friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols, then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.

The Night Before Christmas Pop-up (Classic Collectible Pop-Up)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Award winner Robert Sabuda brings Clement Clarke Moore’s classic tale of The Night Before Christmas to life in this festive pop-up edition, sure to become a perennial family favorite. Amazon.com Review The ingenious Robert Sabuda returns for yet another inspired pop-up book, a […]

P.B. Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lee Davis Publisher: Product Description P.B. Bear is counting the days until Christmas! Young children will love celebrating Christmas with P.B. Bear and his friends. They can: guess what’s inside the box from Grandma, watch as P.B. and his friends make snowballs into a snowman, count the stars on Christmas Eve, […]

Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, hi

Heart of Darkness

Rating: (420 reviews) Author: Joseph Conrad Publisher: Public Domain Books Product Description This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Perfect Chemistry

Rating: (89 reviews) Author: Simone Elkeles Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Product Description A fresh, urban twist on the classic tale of star-crossed lovers. When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created “perfect” life is about to unravel before her […]

Manny’s Motorcycle Adventure (Handy Manny)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Susan Amerikaner Publisher: Disney Press Product Description An action-packed story based on the “Motorcycle Adventure” episode premiering on Disney Channel’s Family Movie Night. Manny and the tools are headed to Manny’s family reunion on their motorcycle, when Pat, Squeeze and Flicker wind up separated from them. Seems Pat has gone in […]

A Christmas Memory

Rating: (87 reviews) Author: Truman Capote Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection of Truman Capote’s rural Alabama boyhood has become a modern-day classic. We are proud to be reprinting this warm and delicately illustrated edition of A Christmas Memory–“a tiny gem of a holiday […]

Christmas in Canaan

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Kenny Rogers Publisher: Product Description “I reckon there’s nuthin’ worth learnin’ from the coloreds,” DJ answered, again turning to the window. “That right?” his father asked ‘Nuthin’ worth learning from them folks?” “Yeah,” DJ said. “Nuthin’. Completely nuthin’.” In the quiet, rural town of Canaan, Texas, a clash between two classmates […]

A Very Marley Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: John Grogan Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description With all the excitement of Christmas approaching, it’s no surprise that Marley, the lovable pup with a nose for trouble, wants to get in on the action. Anticipating his very first snowfall and Santa’s arrival, Marley jumps in to help his family every way he […]

Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Ally Carter Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description When Cammie “The Chameleon” Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, she thinks she’s in for an exciting end to her summer break. After all, she’s there to watch Macey’s father accept the nomination for vice president of the United States. But when […]

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Product Description “ANGELS AND Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” Maya Angelou writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Angelou’s moving poem is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of humanity. First read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, it comes alive again as […]

The Perfect Christmas Gift (Gigi, God’s Little Princess)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Sheila Walsh Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description In The Perfect Christmas Gift, Sheila Walsh has penned a perfectly pink tale of a little princess whose Christmas expectations go a bit over-the-top. As Christmas nears, Gigi is just bursting with anticipation. And when her parents give her a hint about her big […]

Mama Had to Work on Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Marsden Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Gloria always spends Christmas with Papi, Mama, and Nana. But this Christmas, Papi is away picking oranges and Mama has to work at the hotel where she is a maid. Gloria is miserable when Mama makes her go with her-until they get to the […]

Miles to Go

Rating: (75 reviews) Author: Miley Cyrus Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description  “There are multiple sides to all of us. Who we are and who we might be if we follow our dreams.”                                    –Miley Cyrus     Three years ago, Miley Cyrus was a virtual unknown. Her life in rural Tennessee was filled with family, […]

A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Pat Mora Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description An award-winning author and a rising star artist have put a festive Latino twist on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” populating it with piñatas in place of partridges, plus burritos bailando (dancing donkeys), lunitas cantando (singing moons), and much more, all displayed in the […]

The Final Warning (Maximum Ride, Book 4)

Rating: (191 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description “Three cheers! Max is one of the smartest, strongest, funniest heroines around.” – Diane Garrett, Diane’s Books In this breathtaking new story from the astonishing imagination of James Patterson, a girl has to save herself from an army assembled just to capture […]

It’s Time to Sleep, My Love

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Nancy Tillman Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Product Description It’s time to sleep, it’s time to sleep, the fishes croon in waters deep. The songbirds sing in trees above, “It’s time to sleep, my love, my love.” As children prepare for bed, the world around them is also settling down for the […]

Baby Jesus is Here!: A Really Woolly & Friends Christmas Story (Really Woolly Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Thomas Nelson Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description The really cute, really popular Really WoollyTM series presents its latest: a heartwarming story that proclaims, “Baby Jesus is Here!” This adorable little board book features a die-cut cover and woolly little lambs for kids to touch and feel. Share the amazing story of […]

The Demigod Files (A Percy Jackson and the Olympians Guide)

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description How do you handle an encounter with Medusa on the New Jersey interstate?  What’s the best way to take down a minotaur? Become an expert on everything in Percy’s world with this must-have guide to the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Complete with […]

The Night Before the 100th Day of School (Reading Railroad)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Natasha Wing Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description The 100th day of school is almost here and one student is desperate to find 100 of anything to bring to class. Then all of sudden inspiration strikes, and he comes up with a surprise that makes the 100th day celebration one to […]

The Runaway Bunny Lap Edition

Rating: (144 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperFestival

The Official SAT Question of the Day 2009 Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The College Board–maker of the SAT (R)–provides the only pager-per-day calendar with Official SAT practice questions.  Every day, students can practice with a question just like the ones on the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT (R).  The calendar features 365 questions (one per page); critical […]

The Willoughbys

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Lois Lowry Publisher: Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books Product Description Abandoned by their ill-humored parents to the care of an odious nanny, Tim, the twins, Barnaby A and Barnaby B, and their sister, Jane, attempt to fulfill their roles as good oldfashioned children. Following the models set in lauded tales from A […]


Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Matthew Van Fleet Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Product Description From the creator of the #1 New York Times bestsellerTails and the million-copy-selling Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings Doggone fun for toddlers! In Matthew Van Fleet’s captivating new multiconcept book, twenty breeds of capering canines demonstrate action words, opposites, synonyms, and more. […]

Clique, The: Invasion of the Boy Snatchers – Book #4 (Clique Series)

Rating: (91 reviews) Author: Lisi Harrison Publisher: Poppy

Eulalia! (Redwall)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description Lord Asheye of Salamandastron has a prophecy: A new Badger Lord must take his place and reign over the legendary badger fortress. But who is this young warrior who shuns both armor and sword? And how is he to be found? Mad Maudie, a feisty […]

The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)

Rating: (288 reviews) Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com Picking up from the final pages of the Pentultimate Peril, this farewell installment to the ridiculously (and deservedly!) popular A Series of Unfortunate Events places our protagonists right where we last left them: on a large, wooden boat in the middle of the ocean, trapped with […]

I’m a Big Brother

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The author/artist creators of How I Was Adopted present this child’s-eye view of family life, deftly describing the joy of welcoming a new sibling into the family. A companion volume to I’m a Big Sister.

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Miramax

Hardy Boys starter set (Hardy Boys)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Franklin W. Dixon Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description It’s 6 books about the legendary Hardy Boys! This boxed set – just right for any kid who hasn’t yet discovered these mystery classics – contains: The Tower Treasure, The House on the Cliff, The Secret of the Old Mill, The Missing […]

Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards (Eric Carle)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle’s familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in […]

Pirateology Guidebook and Model Set (Ologies)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: William Captain Lubber, Dugald A. Steer Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Avast, ye PIRATEOLOGY fans! Behold, an exclusive guide to the goings-on aboard a pirate vessel — plus an exciting scale model of a real pirate ship. How do pirates capture a ship? What sort of ships do they favor? Who are […]

Castle: Medieval Days and Knights (A Sabuda & Reinhart Pop-up Book)

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Kyle Olmon Publisher: Orchard Books Book Description Over fifteen intricate pop-ups accompany Sabuda and Reinhart’s fascinating text, which guides readers through the different aspects of life in a medieval castle. Readers will learn about knighting ceremonies, battles, and feasts. The true majesty of castles is fully realized when this book is […]

My Mommy’s Tote

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: P. H. Hanson Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description Now it’s mommy’s turn! Cuter than a button, My Mommy’s Tote is a delicious interactive gift for mothers and their kids. Created by P. H. Hanson, whose previous books—My Granny’s Purse and My Grandpa’s Briefcase—this is a die-cut cornucopia stuffed with marvelous […]

Colors Everywhere: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook (Guess How Much I Love You)

Author: Sam Mcbratney Publisher: Candlewick Book Description For the first time in twelve years, the Nutbrown Hares hop back for a brand-new GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU story. Happy spring! Down by the river on a bright summer’s day, Big and Little Nutbrown Hare are lazily looking at all the colors around them. It’s […]

Baby Jesus is Here!: A Really Woolly & Friends Christmas Story (Really Woolly Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Thomas Nelson Publisher: Thomas Nelson Book Description The really cute, really popular Really WoollyTM series presents its latest: a heartwarming story that proclaims, “Baby Jesus is Here!” This adorable little board book features a die-cut cover and woolly little lambs for kids to touch and feel. Share the amazing story of […]

Annotated Christmas Carol

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2)

Rating: (75 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Miramax Book Description Percy Jackson’s seventh-grade year has been surprisingly quiet. Not a single monster has set foot on his New York prep-school campus. But when an innocent game of dodgeball among Percy and his classmates turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, […]

Sunset (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 6)

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins

Merry Un-Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Reiss Publisher: HarperCollins

Christmas Family Fun Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Book)

Author: Cathy Beylon Publisher: Dover Publications Book Description Thirty large pictures of festive holiday activities: a family selecting their Christmas tree, wrapping presents, making holiday cookies, Santa popping down the chimney to deliver toys, the family gathered around the tree on Christmas morning, and more.

A Christmas Carol and The Night Before Christmas, Deluxe Edition (Literary Classics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens, Clement C. Moore Publisher: Gramercy Book Description This gorgeously illustrated, gilt-edged edition of the classic Christmas story and poem will be a treasured memento of hiliday celebrations for years to come. The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and Moore’s classic poem are among the most beloved Christmas stories of […]

A Christmas Carol: A Young Reader’s Edition of the Classic Holiday Tale

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jane Parker Resnick, Charles Dickens Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers Book Description Remarkable, sumptuous artwork by top children’s book illustrator, artist Christian Birmingham, enhances the faithful abridgement of this Dickens classic. Our other Christmas classics illustrated by Christian Birmingham, A Christmas Treasury, and The Night Before Christmas. With 35 full-color and […]