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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, […]

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

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 […]

Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2011 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2011 Edition provides the strategies and information you need to get your best score on the AP European History test. Inside this guide you’ll find proven techniques from the test-prep experts and much more, including: •2 full-length AP European History practice […]

5 Steps to a 5 AP U.S. History, 2010-2011 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

Author: Stephen Armstrong Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That’s why we’ve created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of […]

Cracking the AP English Literature & Composition Exam, 2011 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The test prep experts at The Princeton Review provide all the tools you need to succeed on the AP English Literature and Composition Exam. Cracking the AP English Literature & Composition Exam, 2011 Edition includes proven strategies for test taking so you can score higher, as well […]

Scary Stories Treasury; Three Books to Chill Your Bones: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description Schwartz’s three best-selling collections of scary folklore — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 — are made available in one book, each one in its complete form. Reviews “A wonderful collection of tales that […]

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Led to Success

Author: Sampson Davis Publisher: Dutton Books Product Description Sampson, George, and Rameck could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison. Like their peers, they came from poor, single-parent homes in urban neighborhoods where survival, not scholastic success, was the priority. When the three boys met in a magnet high school […]

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 […]

Mouse and Mole and the Christmas Walk

Author: Doug Cushman Publisher: W H Freeman & Co (Sd) Product Description From the author/illustrator of Mouse & Mole and the Year-Round Garden, this warm tale is a delightful way to learn about nature’s gifts. Together with his wise friend Mole, Mouse searches for and finds the perfect Christmas tree. The borders of each page […]

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 […]

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Mickey and His Friends

Author: Walt Disney Publisher: Golden Books – Western Publishing Product Description Introduces kitchen equipment and basic cooking rules and includes simple recipes for cakes, cookies, sandwiches, soups, salads, beverages, and other dishes.

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise

Author: Naomi Judd Publisher: Product Description Introducing…. Gertie the Goldfish! In this delightful book from one of the most admired women in the entertainment industry, Naomi Judd speaks through a little goldfish with a unique perspective. Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise takes place in a Christmastime frenzy. All the kids at school are […]

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 […]

Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place […]

Trophies Practice Book Grade 5

Author: HSP Publisher: Hmh School

Instant MBA

Author: Nicholas Bate Publisher: Infinite Ideas (Trade) Product Description The benefits of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can be massive: fast-track career advancement, a big fat wage packet, the whole high-flying top-notch executive lifestyle. But studying for an MBA isn’t something to decide to do lightly – it’s a big investment to take […]

Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description One Shirukan, an elite soldier of the Shirat Empire, came to Earth for Raea’s Starfire shard and failed. Aware of the possibility of another attack, Raea trains to use the shard’s power to protect it while preparing to graduate from high school. But she discovers that […]

The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price,

Author: Lynn O’Shaughnessy Publisher: FT Press Product Description This is the eBook version of the printed book. “The College Solution helps readers look beyond over-hyped admission rankings to discover schools that offer a quality education at affordable prices. Taking the guesswork out of saving and finding money for college, this is a practical and insightful […]

Master the SAT: The Writing Process and the SAT Essay

Author: Peterson’s Publisher: Peterson’s Product Description Peterson’s Master the SAT: The Writing Process and the SAT Essay offers great tips and expert information to help you score high on the essay portion of the SAT. First you’ll learn about the essay prompt—the question you’ll need to answer in a persuasive essay—and how to pace yourself […]

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.

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.

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Ian Beck Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description Ian Beck’s delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time […]

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes

Author: Clyde Watson Publisher: Product Description Who is that knocking at the door? It’s old Father Fox with surprises galore! Licorice & lollipops, lemons & limes A bundle of toys & a bag full of rhymes . . .   Clyde and Wendy Watson’s Father Fox, beloved from Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, is now decked out […]

What Color Is It?/zQue color es este? (Good Beginnings) (Spanish Edition)

Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Product Description This series of full-color board books, with both English and Spanish on each page, will intrigue youngsters while helping them build vocabulary and an awareness of the world around them. The books feature charming illustrations and thoughtfully chosen words, offering an enchanting introduction to vocabulary.

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends)

Author: Troy Schmidt Publisher: Product Description It’s Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar’s scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy […]

Willow at Christmas

Author: Camilla Ashforth Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Product Description An exquisitely cosy water-colour book about the gentlest bear you’ll ever meet. Willow is the gentlest bear you ever will meet. He lives at the foot of the Appleby Downs on Paradise Farm. He loves the crisp, cold days and cosy nights of Christmas and for […]

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description An original account of the events of Christmas, as seen through the eyes of a small child. Rebecca and her little donkey go in search of the donkey’s mother, which Mary and Joseph have taken with them to Bethlehem. By the author of “Carousel”.

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.

One Baby Jesus: A New Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Patricia A. Pingry Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description This new version of an old favorite celebrates the true reason for the season. On each of the twelve days of Christmas, a mother shows to her child additonal pieces of the Nativity scene: one baby Jesus, two smiling parents, three Wise Men giving…until the […]

Muppet Babies Christmas Book

Author: Publisher: Golden Books Product Description The huggable, fuzzy little Muppet Babies star in a retelling of the immortal poem, “”The Night Before Christmas,”” and the sing-along favorite, “”The Twelve Days of Christmas.””

Standard Test Lessons in Reading: Book C

Author: Lelah M. Crabbs Publisher: Teachers College Press

Cinco Monitos Brincando en la Cama/Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Five Little Monkeys Picture Books) (Spanish Edition)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Eileen Christelow Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Even doctor’s orders won’t stop these silly monkeys from having their fun. But you’ll never guess what Mama does when the Five Little Monkeys finally do fall asleep! Here is the most popular Five Little Monkeys story, available for the first time in a […]

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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11 Practice Tests for the SAT & PSAT, 2011 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Get the book that gives  you plenty of practice and much, much, more! 11 Practice Tests for the SAT and PSAT, 2011 Edition, includes : • 11 Total Practice Tests—10 for the SAT and 1 for the PSAT • Detailed answers & explanations for every question • […]

The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Harlan Cohen Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description In college, there’s a surprise around every corner… The #1 Student Handbook; Updated 3rd Edition But that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you […]

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: David McKay Product Description Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller, 1914 Edition.

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.

Cracking the ACT, 2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description If it’s on the ACT, it’s in this book. Cracking the ACT, 2010 Edition includes:   ·         3 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations—2 in the book and 1 online ·         Comprehensive and engaging review of all ACT subjects from trigonometry to reading comprehension […]

The Naked Roommate

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Harlan Cohen Publisher: Cumberland House Product Description In college, there’s a surprise around every corner…but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew […]

The Gift of Christmas

Author: Christine Leeson Publisher: Little Tiger Press Product Description It’s Christmas and Molly Mouse is out in the woods, looking for Christmas decorations. It seems that everything she finds belongs to someone else. Maybe, though, because it’s Christmas, every animal is feeling generous, and Molly soon has everything she needs for her special tree. But […]