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Wolf Hollow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101994825
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016

Eleven-year-old Annabelle watches the power of a lie unfold before her with unintended consequences in this beautifully written novel set in rural Pennsylvania in 1943. Themes of injustice, bullying, and resilience will resonate strongly with readers ten and up.


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The Wild Robot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Shipwrecked on a remote island, Roz the Robot quickly learns to survive by becoming a unique member of the wildlife community, finding balance between technology and the wildness of nature. She soon finds herself caring for an orphaned gosling and learns the value of friends, family, and community. An excellent adventure story told in short chapters, chock-full of Brown's illustrations.


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The Nest Cover Image
By Kenneth Oppel, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481432320
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2015

A wasp queen soothes worrywart Steve in his dreams, offering to "fix" his baby brother's congenital condition by replacing him with a changeling growing in its nest under the eaves in this intense and original horror story by the author of Airborn and Silverwing and eerily illustrated by Caldecott winner Jon Klassen.


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