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What Would You Do? (American Girl Library)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Patti Kelley Criswell Publisher: American Girl

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

Rating: (2649 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Amazon.com It’s hard to fall in love with an earnest, appealing young hero like Harry Potter and then to watch helplessly as he steps into terrible danger! And in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the much anticipated sequel to the […]

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]

Everything Kids’ Cookbook: From Mac ‘ N Cheese to Double Chocolate Chip Cookies-All You Need to Have Some Finger Lickin’ Fun (Everything Kids Series)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Sandra K. Nissenberg Publisher: Adams Media Corporation Book Description Make fun and delicious creations with your family! Packed full of recipes, cooking tips, puzzles, and trivia, The Everything® Kids’ Cookbook serves as an entertaining-and safe-introduction to the sumptuous world of cooking. Dietitian Sandra K. Nissenburg provides tasty recipes that will help […]

21: Bringing Down the House – Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Rating: (401 reviews) Author: Ben Mezrich Publisher: Pocket Star Product Description The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons — supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were […]

Cracking the SAT Chemistry Subject Test, 2007-2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT Chemistry Subject Test is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about chemistry–only the techniques and information you’ll need to maximize your score. In […]

Cracking the AP English Literature Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP English Literature Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English literature—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Night in the Country

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Cynthia Rylant Publisher: Aladdin Product Description There is no night so dark, so black as night in the country. And while the people dream of daytime things, the nighttime world awakens. Owls swoop, a rabbit patters, and in the yard an apple falls — pump! — from the tree. Listen. Go […]

Two-way Street

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Lauren Barnholdt Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description there are two sides toevery breakup. This is Jordan and Courtney, totally in love. Sure, they were an unlikely high school couple. But they clicked; it worked. They’re even going to the same college, and driving cross-country together for orientation. Then Jordan dumps Courtney […]

Every Young Woman’s Battle: Guarding Your Mind, Heart, and Body in a Sex-Saturated World (The Every Man Series)

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Shannon Ethridge, Stephen Arterburn Publisher: WaterBrook Press Product Description Guys Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting a Battle for Purity. The world you live in promotes sex as the answer to just about everything. The pressure to go along with the crowd is greater than ever before, and it’s easy to compromise […]

Barron’s AP United States History 2008 (Barron’s How to Prepare for the Ap United States History Advanced Placement Examination)

Author: William O. Kellogg Ed.M. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description Barron’s newly updated Advanced Placement U.S. History test preparation manual presents two full-length practice exams with answer keys and explanatory comments covering all questions. The author also provides extensive study and test-taking advice, followed by an overview of U.S. history from the Colonial era […]

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

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

Death Note How to Read 13 (Death Note (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media, LLC Product Description An encyclopedic guide to the Death Note manga series, including character bios, storyline summaries, interviews with creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, production notes and commentaries, and bonus manga pages. Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of […]

Ark Angel (Alex Rider)

Rating: (62 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description The sniper’s bullet nearly killed him. But Alex Rider managed to survive . . . just in time for more trouble to come his way. When kidnappers attempt to snatch a fellow patient from the exclusive hospital where Alex is recovering, he knows he has […]

Cracking the AP Environmental Science Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP Environmental Science Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about environmental science—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP Environmental […]

Feathers

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jacqueline Woodson Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description “Hope is the thing with feathers” starts the poem Frannie is reading in school. Frannie hasn’t thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her friend Samantha seems a bit more “holy.” There is a new boy […]

Chosen (House of Night, Book 3)

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: PC Cast, Kristin Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird’s adventures at the school take a mysterious turn. Those who appear to be friends are turning out to be enemies. And oddly enough, sworn enemies are […]

Favorite Jane Austen Novels: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion (Dover Thrift Editions)

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description Three of the author’s most popular works — widely admired for their satiric wit, subtlety, and perfection of style — brilliantly re-create the provincial world of the early-19th-century English countryside, focusing, respectively, on husband-hunting mothers and daughters, the humbling of proud lovers, and the […]

Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP Biology Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about biology–only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP Biology Exam, we’ll […]

Berserk Volume 22 (Berserk (Graphic Novels))

Author: Kentaro Miura Publisher: Dark Horse Books/Digital Manga Publishing Product Description The world of Guts, the Black Swordsman, is changing in a hurry. Though a demonic maelstrom has leveled the dreaded Tower of Conviction and ended the reign of terror of its grand inquisitor, Mozgus, peace has not returned to Midland. The Tower’s fall has […]

Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls: Moving Day

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Meg Cabot Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description When nine-year-old Allie Finkle’s parents announce that they are moving her and her brothers from their suburban split-level into an ancient Victorian in town, Allie’s sure her life is over. She’s not at all happy about having to give up her pretty pink wall-to-wall […]

Burned

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Ellen Hopkins Publisher: Simon Pulse Book Description Raised in a religious — yet abusive — family, Pattyn Von Stratten starts asking questions — about God, a woman’s role, sex, love. She experiences the first stirrings of passion, but when her father catches her in a compromising position, events spiral out of […]

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Dubose Heyward Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.

The Best Easter Egg Hunt Ever (Read With Me Paperbacks)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Cartwheel

Ender’s Game Boxed Set: Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Book Description Boxed Set contains Mass Market Editions of Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, and Shadow of the Hegemon Ender’s Game Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child […]

Brian’s Winter

Rating: (341 reviews) Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Laurel Leaf Book Description In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if Brian hadn’t been rescued? What if he had […]

Holy Enchilada! (Hank Zipzer, 6)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description PS 87 is having multicultural week, and Ms. Adolf’s class is putting on a “Foods from Around the World” luncheon. Hank is thrilled&150no reading, no outlining, and no review questions, just cooking! Hank makes enchiladas, and at the luncheon, Ms. Adolf […]

Cracking the AP Psychology Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP Psychology Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about psychology—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP Psychology Exam, we’ll […]

The Adventures of Tintin: Tintin in America / Cigars of the Pharaoh / The Blue Lotus (3 Complete Adventures in One Volume, Vol. 1)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Herge Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

Paper Fashions: Design Your Own Styles (Klutz)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Inc. Klutz Publisher: Klutz Book Description Today’s hottest look? Cute little hangers with cute little paper outfits on them. You can’t go past a gift, stationery or accessories store without seeing this stylish motif. Now, with Paper Fashions, girls finally get to craft their own couture paper clothing. It’s way cooler […]

APA: The Easy Way!

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: Peggy M. Houghton, Timothy J. Houghton Publisher: Baker College Book Description This handbook is a quick and simplified guide to the APA writing style. It was developed as a condensed version of the official APA Publication Manual and designed to be utilized as a supplement to the actual guide. The handbook […]

Baby’s First Words in Chinese (Baby’s First Words)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Living Language Publisher: Living Language Book Description Before they focus in on their native language, babies have an amazing ability to hear and absorb sounds that adults unconsciously block out, like the subtleties of a foreign language. Baby’s First Words in Chinese is an introduction to the sounds of Chinese and […]

A House for Hermit Crab (Stories to Go!)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Publisher: Aladdin Amazon.com “Time to move,” said Hermit Crab one day. “I’ve grown too big for this little shell.” Much-loved master of cut-paper collage Eric Carle created A House for Hermit Crab to comfort any little ones (okay, and adults, too) who dread change–whether the new shell is a new home, […]

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 […]

Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Everyone knows cookies taste good, but these cookies also have something good to say. Open this delectable book to any page and you will find out something about life. Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons is a new kind of dictionary, one that defines mysteries such […]

Amy: The Amethyst Fairy (Rainbow Magic: The Jewel Fairies, No. 5)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daisy Meadows Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Jack Frost is up to no good again! This time, he’s stolen the seven jewels from Queen Titania’s crown. Without them, the Jewel Fairies can’t do their jobs. The magic in Fairyland is fading fast! Amy the Amethyst Fairy’s magic jewel controls the power […]

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Oprah’s Book Club)

Rating: (147 reviews) Author: Carson McCullers Publisher: Mariner Book Description With the publication of her first novel, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters’ inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers’ finest work, […]

Wicked Lovely

Rating: (70 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperTeen Book Description Rule #3: Don’t stare at invisible faeries. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty—especially if they learn of her Sight—and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens. Rule #2: Don’t […]

Philip K. Dick: Four Novels of the 1960s: The Man in the High Castle / The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch / Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? / Ubik

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Philip K. Dick Publisher: Library of America Book Description Known in his lifetime primarily to readers of science fiction, Philip K. Dick (1928-82) is now seen as a uniquely visionary figure, a writer who, in editor Jonathan Lethem’s words, “wielded a sardonic yet heartbroken acuity about the plight of being alive […]

The Spymaster’s Lady (Berkley Sensation)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Joanna Bourne Publisher: Berkley Book Description She’s never met a man she couldn’t deceive…until now. She’s braved battlefields. She’s stolen dispatches from under the noses of heads of state. She’s played the worldly courtesan, the naive virgin, the refined British lady, even a Gypsy boy. But Annique Villiers, the elusive spy […]

Babar and Father Christmas (Babar Books (Random House))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jean De Brunhoff Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Babar returns in this unusual and heartwarming Christmas story by Jean de Brunhoff. Babar’s children have caught wind of a fellow in Man’s country named Father Christmas who brings joy and toys to little children. “If only we could […]