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  • Cynthia Kadohata

    A Place To Belong

    $15.00

    illustrated by Julia Kuo A Japanese American family, reeling from their ill treatment in the Japanese imprisonment camps, gives up their American citizenship to move back to Hiroshima, unaware of the devastation wreaked by the atomic bomb in this piercing and all too relevant look at the aftermath of World War II by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata. World War II has ended, but while America has won the war, twelve-year-old Hanako feels lost. To her, the world, and her world, seems irrevocabl...

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  • Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers

    A Quick History Of Maths

    $21.00

    Maths + history + jokes - boring bits = A Quick History of Maths. This book begins around 43,000 years ago with a notched baboon leg, the Lebombo bone (the very first mathematical object in the world) and rushes us past Hindu numerals and the invention of zero, via Pythagoras, Pascal and probability, right up to the present day, with big dataand the maths that rules our digital lives. Geometri-cool! You will discover: How to count on your fingers (there are more ways than you might think!) Wh...

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    Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers

    A Quick History Of The Universe

    $21.00

    Strap in for a rip-roaring ride through the history of the universe, starting with the Big Bang, and bringing us right up to present day. What was the universe like when it was a few seconds old? How had it changed by its millionth birthday? And when did time even start, for that matter?! The story of the last 13.8 billion years in one handy volume, you can read about the start of stars, the growth of galaxies and the production of planets. Plus, there are some great dad jokes. Hold on tight....

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    Bill Bryson

    A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything

    $32.00

    Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something? Or thought about how we can weigh the earth? Or wanted to reach the edge of the universe? Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth in this extraordinary book - a journey from the centre of the planet to the dawn of the dinosaurs, and everything in between. And discover our own incredible journey, from single cell to civilisation, including the brilliant (and sometimes very bizarre) scientists who helped us find out the how and ...

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  • Jordan Melic

    A Tree To Take Us Up To Heaven

    $19.00

    Kueny isn’t much of a worrier, except maybe when it comes to her father, the Custodian of a Thousand Generations, whose soul is hanging by a thread. But when her brother, Ah Ti, inherits the throne and smashes the Watercress Elixir that preserves her family’s heavenly reign, her worries take on a whole new dimension. Left with no choice, the siblings set out in search of a new home, embarking on a perilous journey that takes them through 14th century Majapahit and 19th century Malaya, where t...

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    DK

    A World Full Of Poems

    $42.00

    A gorgeously illustrated introduction to poetry for children, featuring poems about everything from science, sports, and space, to friendship, family, and feelings. This thoughtfully crafted anthology is perfect for children new to verse and for young poetry fans seeking out new favorites. Explore poetry from a diverse selection of contemporary and historical poets, covering a broad range of topics--from personal subjects like emotions and family, to the wonders of the natural environment. Ca...

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  • Darren Lim

    Ace Agent Spycat And The Flying Sidekick

    $12.00

    Illustrated by Lai Hui Li Follow the FELINE agents as they jet off to Boracay to stop the villainous penguin king Blackwing from destroying the island. Ace Agent Spycat, a new action-packed adventure series, recounts the crime-fighting escapades of Spycat, a Singaporean agent extraordinaire, with the First Enforcement League for Inter-National Emergencies, better known as FELINE. Spycat is sent all over the world, on missions of utmost importance, to solve crimes committed by international vi...

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  • E. Lockhart

    Again Again

    $16.50

    When Adelaide Buchman's younger brother succumbs to a drug overdose, she saves his life. In the aftermath, looking for distraction, she becomes a stylish, bright charmer who blows off school and falls madly in love - even though her heart is shattered. Adelaide is catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times while finally confronting her brother, their history, and her own strength. A raw and funny story that will surprise you ov...

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  • Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Bedtime Classics: A Little Princess

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Carly Gledhill Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character driven narratives and colourful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes - if you're begged to read it over and over) parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions! Sara Crewe lives a charmed life in London,...

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  • Carly Gledhill

    Bedtime Classics: Jack And The Beanstalk

    $13.00

    Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character driven narratives and colourful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes - if you're begged to read it over and over) parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions! When Jack is sent to market to sell his family's cow, he makes a trade f...

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  • Hans Christian Andersen

    Bedtime Classics: The Princess And The Pea

    $13.00

    Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character driven narratives and colourful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes - if you're begged to read it over and over) parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions! A King and Queen invite all the princesses in the land to their palace t...

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    Carly Gledhill

    Bedtime Classics: The Three Little Pigs

    $13.00

    Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character driven narratives and colourful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes - if you're begged to read it over and over) parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions! Three little pigs set out to make their fortunes. The first little pig b...

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  • L. Frank Baum

    Bedtime Classics: The Wizard Of Oz

    $13.00

    Illustrated by Carly Gledhill Bedtime Classics introduce classic works of fiction to little literary scholars through character driven narratives and colourful illustration. Designed to be the perfect one minute bedtime story (or five minutes - if you're begged to read it over and over) parents can feel good about exposing their children to some of the most iconic pieces of literature while building their child's bookshelf with these trendy editions! When a tornado hits her small Kansas town,...

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  • Malorie Blackman

    Blueblood

    $27.00

    Illustrated by Laura Barrett Please don't even try to get down to the basement. Just leave it alone - okay? Otherwise you'll ruin things for both of us... Nia has met the man she wants to marry. Marcus is kind, clever and handsome, with a beard so dark it is nearly blue-black. Nia demands a single promise from him - that Marcus will never enter her study in the basement, her private space. But when Marcus's curiosity begins to mount Nia feels more and more uneasy. Will he betray her? Can he a...

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    Christopher Lloyd

    Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia

    $39.00

    This substantial, gifty, and compellingly browsable kids encyclopedia takes Britannica's reputation for authentic, trustworthy information and brings it to a whole new audience. The gorgeous volume explores a wide range of child-friendly topics, using text, illustrations, infographics, and photography. In keeping with Britannica's reputation for expert involvement, each spread include a credit to the expert involved with its creation, and special features highlight some of the most intriguing...

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    Thanhhà Lại

    Butterfly Yellow

    $19.00

    In the final days of the Việt Nam War, Hằng takes her little brother, Linh, to the airport, determined to find a way to safety in America. In a split second, Linh is ripped from her arms--and Hằng is left behind in the war-torn country. Six years later, Hằng has made the brutal journey from Việt Nam and is now in Texas as a refugee. She doesn't know how she will find the little brother who was taken from her until she meets LeeRoy, a city boy with big rodeo dreams, who decides to help her. Hằ...

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  • Teo Xue Shen

    Children Of The Ark

    $18.00

    An underground rebel group sneaks around Singapore using Forbidden Paths to save shunned children called the Pentagons. Zan loathes the children called Pentagons, but she is tasked to save them. The rescue missions lead her to confront a long-buried past and a deep-seated hatred. Zan loves her coffee, her parang and her best (and only) friend Rani. She is focused on serving out her time with an underground organisation called ARK when she meets Ray, a mysterious fighter everyone fears. Paired...

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  • Ng Swee San

    Chop-Chop The Trishaw

    $14.00

    Illustrated by Han Qingping Chop-chop the Trishaw wants to go zoom like a sports car. Surrounded by his much faster petrol-fuelled friends, he feels like he’s being left behind and is in a hurry to catch up to his more modern counterparts. With a newly installed engine, he leaves his automobile buddies in the dust. But Chop-chop really isn’t really built for speed, and that leads to unexpected consequences. Chop-chop the Trishaw is the second book in the Really Wheelie Buddies series that int...

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    Ingela P. Arrhenius

    Christmas Cheer

    $15.00

    Explore a festive winter wonderland with this enchanting addition to the Bookscape Board Books series! Christmas Cheer festively depicts the colorful, dynamic scenes of Christmas time—from caroling to baking, building a snowman to decorating the tree, and more. Each uniquely shaped page overlaps with the next to create a complete landscape when closed—and an immersive world to explore with each turn of the page when open. With each turn of a page, step deeper into the magic and spirit of the ...

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    Rebecca Solnit

    Cinderella Liberator

    $27.00

    Illustrated by Arthur Rackham She looked like a girl who was evening, and an evening that had become a girl... In the kitchen, in her rags, Cinderella, longs to go to the ball. That is where the familiar story ends. Instead of waiting to be rescued, Cinderella learns that she can save herself and those around her by being true to herself and standing up for what she believes. In her debut children’s book, Rebecca Solnit updates a classic fairy tale with a fresh, feminist take and new plot twi...

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  • Moira Butterfield

    Colours Of The World: Blue Planet

    $27.00

    Illustrated by Jonathan Woodward Every creature in the ocean – from the tiny snail to the enormous blue whale – depends on water for survival. This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the animals that live in the world’s waters. Hardback: 32 PagesProduct Dimensions: 230 x 290 mmISBN: 9781912756018 Published by Liontree Publishing

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  • Moira Butterfield

    Colours Of The World: Green Planet

    $27.00

    Illustrated by Jonathan Woodward Every creature in the forest – from the tiny beetle to the giant bear – depends on trees for survival. This wonderful introduction to the natural world is full of facts about animals and wildlife in the forests of the globe. Hardback: 32 PagesProduct Dimensions: 230 x 290 mmISBN: 9781912756025 Published by Liontree Publishing

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  • Varsha Bajaj

    Count Me In

    $13.50

    Karina Chopra would have never imagined becoming friends with the boy next door--after all, they've avoided each other for years and she assumes Chris is just like the boys he hangs out with, who she labels a pack of hyenas. Then Karina's grandfather starts tutoring Chris, and she discovers he's actually a nice, funny kid. But one afternoon something unimaginable happens--the three of them are assaulted by a stranger who targets Indian-American Karina and her grandfather because of how they l...

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  • Ed Lin

    David Tung Can't Have A Girlfriend Until He Gets Into An Ivy League College

    $31.00

    "You're not allowed to have a girlfriend until college," my mother warned. "And you'd better get into an Ivy League school!" In David Tung Can't Have a Girlfriend Until He Gets Into an Ivy League College, novelist Ed Lin conjures up "a fast-paced, acid-tongued, hilarious teen drama for our age," says Marie Myung-Ok Lee, acclaimed author of Somebody's Daughter and Finding My Voice. Both playful and wryly observant, Ed Lin's YA-debut explores coming-of-age in the Asian diaspora while navigating...

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  • Joan He

    Descendant Of The Crane

    $17.50

    In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception. Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something despera...

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  • Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

    Diana: Princess Of The Amazons

    $17.00

    Illustrated by Victoria Ying Eleven-year-old Diana has an almost perfect life on the island of Themyscira. But even though she has a loving mother and many “aunties,” she is an only child. The only child on the entire island, in fact. Every other person on the island is an adult who’s the best in their trade and mighty in body, while Diana is small, sometimes clumsy, and not particularly good at anything. She’s not Wonder Woman…yet. What Diana needs is someone her own age whom to talk to. Tak...

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    Kiku Hughes

    Displacement

    $30.00

    Kiku is on vacation in San Francisco when suddenly she finds herself displaced to the 1940s Japanese-American internment camp that her late grandmother, Ernestina, was forcibly relocated to during World War II. These displacements keep occurring until Kiku finds herself 'stuck' back in time. Living alongside her young grandmother and other Japanese-American citizens in internment camps, Kiku gets the education she never received in history class. She witnesses the lives of Japanese-Americans ...

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  • Kim Smith

    Doctor Who

    $32.00

    Join the Doctor and her smallest companion on a madcap adventure through time and space! The beloved sci-fi TV series is now a charming picture book, perfect for Doctor Who fans of all ages. Unable to make friends at her new school, Lizzie packs a bag and runs away. After accidentally stowing away in the TARDIS, she meets the Doctor, a mysterious woman who claims to be a time-traveling space alien. When the TARDIS malfunctions, Lizzie and the Doctor are sent catapulting through time and space...

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  • Kat Cho

    Dokkaebi: Vicious Spirits

    $20.00

    New romance and dangers abound in this companion to the crowd-pleasing Wicked Fox. As Vicious Spirits begins, Miyoung and Jihoon are picking up the pieces of their broken lives following the deaths of Miyoung's mother, Yena, and Jihoon's grandmother. With the support of their friend Somin, and their frenemy, Junu, they might just have a shot at normalcy. But Miyoung is getting sicker and sicker by the day and her friends don't know how to save her. With few options remaining, Junu has an idea...

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    Sue Nicholson

    Don't Be Cross, Goldilocks!

    $12.50

    Illustrated by Laura Brenlla Once upon a time, there was a misty blue mountain. Below the misty blue mountain was a wild, dark forest and by the wild, dark forest was a village.The village had a stream and a duck pond and an old red apple tree and it was home to Goldilocks and her fairytale friends. The Fairytale Friends series brings fairytales into the modern day and features scenarios young children can relate to and learn from. Each story in this new picture book series focuses on a diffe...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Dinosaurs Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Emotions Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Espirit Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Fantasy Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Folktales Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Future & Universe Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Horror Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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    Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Laughter Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Romance Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Fujiko F Fujio

    Doraemon Zero Points & Runaway Collection

    $9.90

    Doraemon (Japanese: ドラえもん) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga writing team Fujiko F Fujio, and has also been adapted into an successful anime series and media franchise. The story revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a boy named Noby. Today, Doraemon has grown to become one of the most recognizable and marketable comic characters in Asia and around the world and one of Japan’s cultural icons. Awards fo...

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  • Kamila Shamsie

    Duckling

    $27.00

    Illustrated by Laura Barrett A duck unlike other ducks. A raincloud-duck, with the heart of a lion, who struck out into the world on her own... On the farm, some eggs are hatching. A flock of sweet ducklings are popping out. But one duckling looks different from all the others... Kamila Shamsie retells The Ugly Duckling with great empathy and a warm heart. Cast out and all alone, the odd duckling will need all her bravery and curiosity to survive. Her journey is a search for belonging, but wh...

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  • Kim Smith

    Elf

    $32.00

    Rediscover the laughter and cheer of Buddy the Elf in this adorable picture book for readers of all ages! Buddy the Elf has more Christmas spirit than anyone, but he’s never quite fit in with the other elves at the North Pole. Then Buddy learns that he’s really a human—and his father is on the Naughty List! Determined to bring his dad some holiday cheer, he sets out for New York City. But when Santa encounters disaster on Christmas Eve, can Buddy count on his new family to help him save the d...

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  • Carol Ann Duffy

    Faery Tales

    $19.00

    Illustrated by Tomislav Tomić Once upon a time, there was a rich merchant who had three daughters. The girls were just as clever as they were bella and none more so than the youngest, whose name was Beauty. Disappear to faraway lands of wicked witches, evil monsters and brave heroines in former Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's stunning collection of fairy tales. Including her beautiful and haunting retellings of the Grimm classics Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and the Pied Piper, as well as ot...

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  • Kelly Yang

    Front Desk

    $14.00

    Ten year-old Mia Tang moved to the US for a better life, a freer life, but so far, it's a life where she runs the front desk of a motel while her parents clean rooms. And she's not even allowed to use the swimming pool. Based on author Kelly Yang's real-life experience immigrating to America from China and running a motel with her parents, this novel explores how one little girl overcomes language barriers, discrimination, and her own lack of confidence to find her voice - and use it to make ...

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  • Hélène Druvert

    Garden Jungle

    $33.00

    Follow Tom to the edge of his garden, where the grass turns into a lush jungle and a walk turns into an expedition! Tom, a little boy who’s bored, follows a butterfly deeper than he’s ever been in his backyard and discovers uncharted territory. Here, the grass becomes a jungle, the cat turns into a leopard, and the only sounds come from leaves blowing in the wind. But all too soon, it’s time to go back. Tom realizes his house is just behind those shrubs... It’s so good to be bored! This beaut...

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  • Melissa de la Cruz

    Gotham High

    $29.00

    After being kicked out of his boarding school, 17-year-old Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham City to find that nothing is as he left it. What once was his family home is now an empty husk, lonely but haunted by the memory of his parents’ murder. Selina Kyle, once the innocent girl next door, now rules over Gotham High School with a dangerous flair, aided by the class clown, Jack Napier. When a kidnapping rattles the school, Bruce seeks answers as the dark and troubled knight–but is he actually th...

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  • Kat Cho

    Gumiho: Wicked Fox

    $20.00

    No one in modern-day Seoul believes in the old fables anymore, which makes it the perfect place to for Gu Miyoung and her mother to hide in plain sight. Mihoung is a Gumiho, a nine-tailed fox, who must eat the souls of men to survive. She feeds every full moon--eating the souls of men who have committed crimes, but have evaded justice. Her life is upended when she kills a dokkaebi, a murderous goblin, in the forest just to save the life of a stupid boy. But after Miyoung saves Jihoon's life, ...

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  • Lillian Clark

    Half Life

    $30.00

    There aren’t enough hours in the day for Lucille–perfectionist, overachiever–to do everything she has to do, and there certainly aren’t enough hours to hang out with friends, fall in love, get in trouble–all the teenage things she knows she should want to be doing instead of preparing for a flawless future. So when she sees an ad for Life2: Do more. Be more, she’s intrigued. The company is looking for beta testers to enroll in an experimental clone program, and in the aftermath of a series of...

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