Tag Archives: Mysteries

Dress Up: The Christmas Story

Author: Joanna Bicknell Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description Two dolls to dress up, 14 fabric pieces make it possible to create a wide range outfits for all the characters of the nativity. The story of the birth of Jesus is presented in beautiful photographic scenes, inspiring children to dress the dolls as characters from […]

Vampire Academy

Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, […]

HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS (Super Seniors)

Author: Eileen Goudge Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Webster’s New World Children’s Dictionary

Author: Michael E. Agnes Publisher: Webster’s New World Product Description PREFERRED BY LEADING EDUCATORS AND INFORMED PARENTS With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it […]

Francine Pascal’s Sweet Valley High Super Editions: Malibu Summer/Perfect Summer/Special Christmas/Spring Break/Boxed Set

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Bantam Books

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Homespun Christmas: Hope for the Holidays/More Than Tinsel/The Last Christmas/Winter Sabbatical (Inspirational Christmas Romance Collection)

Author: Colleen L. Reece Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated Product Description No one in the tiny western Washington hamlet of Hope realizes that a child’s faith in his town is destined to change lives, especially their own. Many who respond to a simple advertisement for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration will find love, joy, and renewal of […]

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

Sun-Kissed Christmas

Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description A Simon & Schuster eBook

Hex Hall Book One

Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father�an elusive European warlock�only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night […]

The Big Book of Christmas Plays: 21 Modern and Traditional One-Act Plays for the Celebration of Christmas

Author: Sylvia E. Kamerman Publisher: Plays Product Description Twenty-one, royalty-free plays about Christmas for ages from elementary through high school. Includes both modern and classic plays.

Angels and Other Strangers: Family Christmas Stories

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Aminister, trying to help a boy find his father, winds up in jail on Christmas Eve. A mother copes with the death of her infant. A father searches for his runaway son. A widower takes in an outspoken foster child who tests the limits of his generosity. In […]

The Christmas Book

Author: Caroline Royds Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Poems, stories, and carols for each of the twelve days of Christmas.

A Deadly Christmas (Sweet Valley High)

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Sweet Valley Product Description Jessica is convinced that her fiance+a7 Jeremy is a two-timing criminal and plots to get even, but she could get caught in her own trap and burn to death unless her sister Elizabeth can help her.

The Christmas Killer

Author: Patricia Windsor Publisher: Scholastic Trade Product Description At Christmastime, as young girls are disappearing, Rose is having disturbing dreams that reveal where their dead bodies can be found.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: Mcdougal Littell Literature Connections (HRW Library (Holt))

Author: Publisher: Holt McDougal Product Description A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Book One)

Author: Eoin Colfer Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius—and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren’t the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous. […]

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 […]

Counterfeit Christmas (Nancy Drew Files #102)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Counterfeit twenties are circulating and Nancy’s prime suspect is a gorgeous guy who is attracted to her, but another suspect is found dead and Nancy is drawn into a world where greed rules and life is worthless.

Christmas Killer (Point)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Patricia Windsor Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Nancy is missing, but not for Rose, who, each night, sees the missing girl in her dreams and begins to dread going to sleep at night. Reprint. C. AB. K.

A Crime for Christmas (Nancy Drew & Hardy Boys Super Mysteries #2)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Nancy Drew teams up with the Hardy boys in New York to find a pair of big-time cat burglars who are expected to hit a museum next.

The Name of this Book Is Secret

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Pseudonymous Bosch Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description This is the story about a secret. but it also contains a secret story. When adventurous detectives, Cass, an ever-vigilant survivalist, and Max-Ernest, a boy driven by logic, discover the Symphony of Smells, a box filled with smelly vials of […]

The Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Money: Getting Smart About Making It, Saving It, and Spending It! (Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guides)

Author: Jessica Blatt Publisher: Watson-Guptill Product Description Suze Orman advises women on how to handle their money–and now Jessica Blatt advises the women of tomorrow on how to handle theirs. The newest addition to the Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It series empowers girls by showing them why money matters. From making money, to saving money, to investing […]

Writers Inc.: A Student Handbook for Writing And Learning

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Sebranek, Patrick Sebranek, Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer Publisher: Great Source Education Group Amazon.com Review It’s meant for high schoolers, but adults who haven’t inhaled chalk dust for years might appreciate it even more. The process of organizing, researching and writing a paper is laid is out in easy-to-understand normal-speak. The chapters […]

The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series

Author: Lois H. Gresh Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Everyone’s in love with vampires, and if his name happens to be Edward Cullen, then readers of the wildly popular Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer can’t help but be crazy about him. For all those who adore Bella Swan, Edward, and the rest of the Cullen family […]

The American Heritage Student Dictionary

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description The perfect dictionary for students in grades 6-9. This edition has been updated to reflect up-to-the-minute developments in all subject areas, from technology to world affairs.

Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Richard M. Hannula Publisher: Canon Press Product Description “Thus says the LORD: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls“(Jer. 6:16). Christianity is a faith in love with history. God […]

Master the SSAT & ISEE 2009 (Master the Ssat and Isee)

Author: Peterson’s Publisher: Arco Product Description The guide for students AND parents! Master the SSAT & ISEE provides all the prep needed to score higher on the SSAT and ISEE: up-to-date information on the tests, hundreds of practice questions and four full-length practice tests (all with detailed answer explanations), and solid test-taking advice. Also includes […]

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt (Landmark Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Payne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt’s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings were also lost. The Pharaohs […]

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World: Revised Edition

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: National Geographic Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Product Description Combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study. The thematic atlas gives students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic and political changes in […]

A Young People’s History of the United States, Vol. 1: Columbus to the Robber Barons

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Howard Zinn Publisher: Seven Stories Press Product Description Praise for A People’s History of the United States: “Professor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters and fugitive slaves. There are vivid […]

The Old Testament: Our Call To Faith and Justice

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daniel L. Smith-Christopher Publisher: Ave Maria Press

En Espanol: Level 2 Mas Practica Cuaderno with Lesson Review Bookmarks

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carlin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

The Church Through History

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Joseph Stoutzenberger, Maurice O’Connell Publisher: Harcourt Religion Pub

Vocabulary Workshop: Level G (Vocabulary Workshop)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jerome Shostak Publisher: William H Sadlier

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Andy Owens Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers – newly legion – have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains. Meanwhile, […]

Scribbles: A Really Giant Drawing and Coloring Book

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Taro Gomi Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description This is no ordinary coloring book! With playful drawings, funny scenarios and fun-to-follow instructions, this book is not just for coloring, but for doodling, drawing, imagining and thinking! Here the art on the page is just the start. This book is paperback with 368 […]

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Bernard Evslin Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description The earth breeds giants and ogres of indescribable horror — the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and wisdom. Zeus, the almighty king of the gods, who cannot resist feminine beauty — mortal or divine, and his jealous and vengeful […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley […]

Frostbite (Vampire Academy, Book 2)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose… It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 6th to 7th Grade

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Leland Graham, Frankie Long Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t forget! […]

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Twain’s language, allusions, and deliberate misstatements and malapropisms. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, became an […]

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Bear Grylls Publisher: Hyperion Book Description In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature’s extremes–from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the […]

Sold

Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia Mccormick Publisher: Hyperion

Creation in Death (In Death)

Rating: (68 reviews) Author: J.D. Robb Publisher: Berkley Book Description The 25th In Death novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author

Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Dannah Gresh Publisher: Moody Publishers

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Volume 3

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description The third volume of Dark Horse’s Buffy omnibus series follows the gang through harrowing trials and tribulations – slaying vampires, going to high school, and young love. Angel has lost his soul and found it again, Xander and Cordelia kiss and make up, and Willow […]

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, Book 1)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Book Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been […]

Christmas in Britain (Christmas Around the World) (Christmas Around the World Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Corinne Ross Publisher: World Book Book Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

All Is Well: The Miracle of Christmas in July

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Frank Peretti Publisher: Thomas Nelson Book Description When Daniel and his mom run out of money and can’t pay the rent, it looks like they’re going to have to move. To help any way he can, Daniel goes door-to-door selling whatever isn’t nailed down, including a box of Christmas ornaments. Through […]