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    Sideways Stories from Wayside School

    Sideways Stories from Wayside School

    Louis Sachar

    Bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar knows how to make readers laugh. And there are laughs galore in perennial favorite Sideways Stories from Wayside School, now available for the first time in ebook format!Accidentally built sideways and standing thirty stories high (the builder said he was very sorry for…

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  • The Long Hot Summer

    The Long Hot Summer

    Rochelle Alers

    No one does family sagas quite like national bestselling author Rochelle Alers and now you can enjoy the first book in the Blackstone Legacy series, originally published in 2004!Veterinarian Ryan Blackstone has a chip on his shoulder that keeps him firmly unattached. He's got a young son he adores, a…

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  • The Chance

    The Chance

    Robyn Carr

    Come back to a small town on the Oregon coast, in book 4 of the beloved Thunder Point series only from New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr.With its breathtaking vistas and down-to-earth people, Thunder Point is the perfect place for FBI agent Laine Carrington to recuperate from a gunshot…

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  • The One Who Stays

    The One Who Stays

    Toni Blake

    Lose your heart to Summer Island, where summers are easy, winters are cozy and friends welcome you with open armsSummer Island has always been home to Meg Sloan. She runs the Summerbrook Inn, like her grandmother did, and she loves the laid-back pace of life and the close-knit community the…

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  • Speaking of Summer

    Speaking of Summer

    Kalisha Buckhanon

    "Speaking of Summer gives us a powerful song about what it means to survive as a woman in America." —Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award winner and author of Sing, Unburied, Sing "Raise[s] universal questions about mental illness, racism, and love . . . Fiercely astute."—Tayari Jones, O, The Oprah Magazine…

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  • Far and Away

    Far and Away

    Fern Michaels

    Part Two of the New Three-Part Godmothers Serial!The best of friends, Toots, Ida, Mavis, and Sophie have been there for each other through thick and thin. Now Sophie needs the rest of the Godmothers to help her through something they've never faced before . . .There are no secrets between…

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  • The Crossover

    The Crossover

    Kwame Alexander

    Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

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  • They Call Me Güero

    They Call Me Güero

    David Bowles

    Pura Belpré Author Honor Book, 2019 ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019 Walter Award Honor Book, 2019 Claudia Lewis Award for Excellence in Poetry, Bank Street 2019 NCTE 2019 Notable Verse Novels Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award TIL Jean Flynn Award for Best Middle Grade Book 2018 School Library…

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  • Labyrinth Lost

    Labyrinth Lost

    Zoraida Cordova

    The only way to get her family back is to travel to a land in between, as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland...Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to rid herself of…

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  • What the Night Sings

    What the Night Sings

    Vesper Stamper

    A Morris Award FinalistLonglisted for the National Book AwardFor fans of The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes a lushly illustrated novel about a teen Holocaust survivor who must come to terms with who she is and how to rebuild her life."A tour de force. This…

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  • Ghost Boys

    Ghost Boys

    Jewell Parker Rhodes

    A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better. Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for…

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  • Anne of Green Gables

    Anne of Green Gables

    Brenna Thummler

    The spirit of Anne is alive and well in Mariah Marsden's crisp adaptation, and it's a thrill to watch as the beloved orphan rushes headlong through Brenna Thummler's heavenly landscapes. Together Marsden and Thummler conjure all the magic and beauty of Green Gables. Like Anne herself, you won't want to…

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  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised

    How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised

    Thomas C. Foster

    A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C. Foster's classic guide—a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes, and contexts—that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable.While many books can be enjoyed for their basic stories, there are…

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  • Terrifying Tales to Tell at Night

    Terrifying Tales to Tell at Night

    Various Authors

    For the fans of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, here comes a new illustrated children's horror anthology. You Have Been Warned! The stories in this book are scary. Real scary! After reading these horrible tales and staring at the creepy drawings, don't complain that you couldn't sleep or…

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  • The Spice King

    The Spice King

    Elizabeth Camden

    Gray Delacroix has dedicated his life to building his very successful global spice empire, but it has come at a cost. Resolved to salvage his family before it spirals out of control, he returns to his ancestral home to save his brother and sister before it's too late. As a…

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  • Diamond in the Rough

    Diamond in the Rough

    Jen Turano

    To save her family from financial ruin, Miss Poppy Garrison accepts an unusual proposition to participate in the New York social season in exchange for her grandmother settling a family loan that has unexpectedly come due. Ill equipped to handle the intricacies of mingling within the New York Four Hundred,…

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  • A Hasty Betrothal

    A Hasty Betrothal

    Jessica Nelson

    A Practical Proposal Though Lady Elizabeth Wayland would rather spend her days with her beloved books than an uncaring spouse, scandal forces her to find a match posthaste. To escape the scoundrel who almost ruined her, Elizabeth accepts an unconventional proposal from a childhood friend. But when she finds herself…

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  • Where Dandelions Bloom

    Where Dandelions Bloom

    Tara Johnson

    Cassie Kendrick is on the run. Her abusive father arranged her marriage to a despicable man, but she's discovered an escape. Disguised as a man, Cassie enlists in the Union army, taking the name Thomas Turner. On the battlefields of the Civil War, keeping her identity a secret is only…

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  • New eBooks

New eBooks