New Arrivals 8/26/14

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New books on our shelves this week.

 

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The Long Way Home: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250022066
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Minotaur Books - August 26th, 2014

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, Louise Penny's The Long Way Home is an intriguing Chief Inspector Gamache Novel.


The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062335944
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Harper - August 26th, 2014

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family—fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love.


The Miniaturist: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062306814
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Ecco - August 26th, 2014

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.

”There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . .“


Summer of the Dead: A Novel (Bell Elkins Novels #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250044730
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Minotaur Books - August 26th, 2014

High summer in Acker's Gap, West Virginia—but no one's enjoying the rugged natural landscape. Not while a killer stalks the small town and its hard-luck inhabitants. County prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong are stymied by a murderer who seems to come and go like smoke on the mountain.


Lisette's List Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9781400068173
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Random House - August 26th, 2014

From Susan Vreeland, bestselling author of such acclaimed novels as "Girl in Hyacinth Blue, Luncheon of the Boating Party, "and" Clara and Mr. Tiffany, "comes a richly imagined story of a woman's awakening in the south of Vichy France to the power of art, to the beauty of provincial life, and to love in the midst of war.


F Cover Image
By Daniel Kehlmann, Carol Janeway (Translator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780307911810
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Pantheon Books - August 26th, 2014

"F is for family. F is for fortune. F is for fraud. F is for fate."
From the internationally acclaimed author of "Measuring the World, " here is a dazzling tragicomedy about three brothers whose father takes on the occult and both wins and loses.


Diary of the Fall Cover Image
By Michel Laub, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)
ISBN: 9781590516515
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Other Press (NY) - August 26th, 2014

From one ofGranta's Best Young Brazilian Novelists, a literary masterpiece that will break your heart


The Minotaur's Head: An Inspector Mock Investigation Cover Image
By Marek Krajewski, Danusia Stok (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781612193427
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Melville International Crime - August 26th, 2014

The fourth volume in the Inspector Eberhard Mock Quintet, the series called "As Noir as it gets" by the The Independent.


The Shadow of the Wind (Penguin Drop Caps) Cover Image
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves (Translated by), Jessica Hische (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780143126393
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2014

From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by Jessica Hische 


Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612194158
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Melville House - August 26th, 2014

A New York Times Best Seller

“Powerful...an important read."Publishers Weekly

New York Times
bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football


Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad Cover Image
ISBN: 9780809058372
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 26th, 2014

An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it


Bolano: A Biography in Conversations Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612193472
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Melville House - September 30th, 2014

The first biography of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño, the author of the international bestsellers The Savage Detectives and 2666


Bleeding Edge: A Novel Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780143125754
Availability: Backordered. Will not ship for 2 weeks or longer.
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

A New York Times besteller!


Silver Bay: A Novel Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780143126485
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town on the verge of unwelcome change.


Kind of Cruel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143124627
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

Brilliantly executed psychological suspense (Booklist, starred review) from the bestselling author of The Wrong Mother
When Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect that anything much will change.
She doesn't expect it to help with her chronic insomnia.


Sister Mother Husband Dog: (Etc.) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142181096
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Published: Plume - August 26th, 2014

Bestselling author Delia Ephron shares a deeply personal collection of stories and essays, anchored by a loving remembrance of her sister Nora.
 


The Humanity Project: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142180907
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Plume - August 26th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Year We Left Home and A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl, this dazzling novel is hailed as an “instantly addictive...tale of yearning, paradox, and hope.” (Booklist)
 


The Impersonator: A Mystery (A Roaring Twenties Mystery #1) Cover Image
$19.79
ISBN: 9781250054302
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 26th, 2014

In 1917, Jessie Carr, fourteen years old and sole heiress to her family's vast fortune, disappeared without a trace. Now, years later, her uncle Oliver Beckett thinks he's found her: a young actress in a vaudeville playhouse is a dead ringer for his missing niece. But when Oliver confronts the girl, he learns he's wrong. Orphaned young, Leah Randall has been acting since she was a toddler.


Babayaga: A Novel of Witches in Paris Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250050298
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Published: Picador - August 26th, 2014

The year is 1959, and strange events are brewing in Paris, a city where nothing (and no one) is as it seems.

We meet Will, who hails from Detroit and works at an international advertising agency, which is also a front for the CIA. Then there's the enchanting Zoya, who could cast a spell with her looks—and, as a witch, she often does (she also recently impaled her ex on a spike).


Private Down Under Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781455529780
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 26th, 2014

The world's most exclusive detective agency opens a new office-in Australia!

With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors.


Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York's Underground Economy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143125792
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

New York is a city of highs and lows, where wealthy elites share the streets with desperate immigrants and destitute locals. Bridging this economic divide is New York’s underground economy, the invisible network of illicit transactions between rich and poor that secretly weaves together the whole city.


Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780345806352
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Published: Vintage - August 26th, 2014

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is draining students and funding from our public schools.


Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143125785
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

The Oscar-shortlisted documentary Command and Control, directed by Robert Kenner, finds its origins in Eric Schlosser's book and continues to explore the little-known history of the management and safety concerns of America's nuclear aresenal.

A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons


An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062225801
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Published: Ecco - August 26th, 2014

An Appetite for Wonder is a disarming account of world-famous evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins's early life, from his childhood in colonial East Africa to the writing of one of the twentieth century's seminal works, The Selfish Gene.


Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125822
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

A revelatory and timely look at how technology boosts our cognitive abilities—making us smarter, more productive, and more creative than ever


Silence: A Christian History Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125815
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

A provocative meditation on the role of silence in Christian tradition by the New York Times bestselling author of Christianity


The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143126089
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

In the page-turning tradition of Black Hawk Down, the definitive account of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai


Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062283085
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Published: Ecco - August 26th, 2014

Noise explores the human dramas that have revolved around sound at various points in the last 100,000 years, allowing us to think in fresh ways about the meaning of our collective past.


Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781568589534
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Published: Bold Type Books - September 2nd, 2014

Fresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.

Blending vivid reporting from the 2012 campaign trail and deep perspective from decades covering American and international media and politics, political journalist John Nichols


The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780345803030
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Published: Anchor - August 26th, 2014

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year 


Collision 2012: The Future of Election Politics in a Divided America Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780143125686
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

From the bestselling author of "The Battle for America" "2008" and longtime "Washington Post "correspondent, an inside view and analysis of the Obama-Romney presidential race


Sisters Cover Image
$9.89
ISBN: 9780545540605
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile!


Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (Captain Underpants #11) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780545504904
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

Laugh out loud with Captain Underpants, the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Dog Man!


Escape From Lucien (Amulet #6) Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9780545433150
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Kazu Kibuishi's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series continues!

Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. Meanwhile, Emily heads back into the Void with Max, one of the Elf King's loyal followers, where she learns his darkest secrets.


Nuts to You Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060092757
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 26th, 2014

How far would you go for a friend? In Nuts to You, the funny and moving illustrated novel by Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins, two squirrels go very far indeed to save a friend who has been snatched up by a hawk. Nuts to You “begs to be read aloud . . . another completely original and exceptional package from Perkins,” said the Horn Book.


Uni the Unicorn Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780385375559
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Published: Random House Studio - August 26th, 2014

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's New York Times bestselling picture book about a unicorn who believes that little girls are REAL is perfect for anyone interested in stories of friendship, unicorns, and the power of believing!
 


Take Away the a Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781592701568
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 9th, 2014

Take Away the A is a fun, imaginative romp through the alphabet. The idea behind the book is that within every language there are words that change and become a different word through the simple subtraction of a single letter. In other words, without the "A," the Beast is Best.


The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies #5) Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062194725
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

The fifth book of the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series!

The Garde have suffered an unbearable loss. Number Five has betrayed them. Eight is gone forever. Ella has been kidnapped. The others are now scattered.


The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine, Book Two) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780385741415
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Delacorte Press - August 26th, 2014

From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling MAZE RUNNER series, comes the second book in the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Eye of Minds and The Game of Lives


A Little Something Different: Fourteen Viewpoints, One Love Story Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250061454
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Published: Swoon Reads - August 26th, 2014

14 viewpoints, one love story. Sandy Hall’s debut novel is an irresistibly sweet romance between two college students told from multiple perspectives.


yolo (Internet Girls, The) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419708718
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Amulet Books - August 26th, 2014

Through texts and messages, the mega-bestselling, beloved Internet Girls series followed the ups and downs of school for three very different, very close friends. Now it’s freshman year of college for the winsome threesome, and *everything* is different. For one, the best friends are facing their first semester apart. Way, way apart.


Positive: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780062342515
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators—a brave, visceral work that will save lives and resonate deeply.


Asylum Cover Image
$9.89
ISBN: 9780062220974
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

Madeleine Roux's New York Times bestselling Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-illustrated novel that Publishers Weekly called "a strong YA debut that reveals the enduring impact of buried trauma on a place."


Sanctum (Asylum #2) Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062220998
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

In the chilling second book in the New York Times bestselling Asylum series, three teens must return to the asylum that still haunts their dreams to end the nightmare once and for all.


Not a Drop to Drink Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062198518
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 26th, 2014

Fans of classic frontier survival stories, as well as readers of dystopian literature, will enjoy this futuristic story where water is worth more than gold.


The Fourteenth Goldfish Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780375870644
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times bestselling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm. A perfect read about a child's relationship with her grandfather!
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 


The Zero Degree Zombie Zone Cover Image
By Patrik Henry Bass, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780545132114
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014






The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 4: Flashpoint Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9780545521475
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

FINAL HOURS.

Tick tock. Fifteen-year-old Amy Cahill has only a few days to live. There’s a poison coursing through her, and her only chance is to collect ingredients for an antidote. Too bad the antidote’s ingredients are scattered around the world.


Kinda Like Brothers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545224963
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Scholastic Press - August 26th, 2014

Jarrett doesn't trust Kevon.But he's got to share a room with him anyway.


Ghost Hawk Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9781442481428
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - August 26th, 2014

A friendship between a young Native American and a colonial New England settler endangers them both in this “simply unforgettable” (Booklist, starred review) adventure story from Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper.

On the winter day Little Hawk is sent into the woods alone, he can take only a bow and arrows, his handcrafted tomahawk, and the amazing metal knife his father tra


Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385371032
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - August 26th, 2014

“A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers,” declares Booklist in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society.
 


Will in Scarlet Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375872921
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Published: Yearling - August 26th, 2014

This reimagining of the Robin Hood legend tells the story of the young boy behind the bandit hero's rise to fame.
 
Will Shackley is the son of a lord, and though just thirteen, he’s led a charmed, protected life and is the heir to Shackley House, while his father is away on the Third Crusade with King Richard the Lionheart.
 


Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781442490611
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Even a life on the untamed plains of Africa can’t prepare Wilhelmina for the wilds of an English boarding school in this lovely and lyrical novel from the author of Rooftoppers, which Booklist called “a glorious adventure.”

Wilhelmina Silver’s world is golden.


The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Cover Image
By L Pichon, L Pichon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763674724
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Candlewick - August 26th, 2014

The top-selling U.K. series for middle-grade readers now crosses the pond!


Warriors Super Edition: Tallstar's Revenge Cover Image
By Erin Hunter, James L. Barry (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9780062218063
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Published: HarperCollins - May 12th, 2020

Warriors Super Edition: Tallstar's Revenge is an epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter's #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series!


Warriors Super Edition: Bramblestar's Storm Cover Image
By Erin Hunter, James L. Barry (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062291431
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2014

An epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter’s #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series!

In this Super Edition, return to ThunderClan after the events of the fourth Warriors arc, Omen of the Stars.


The Zoo at the Edge of the World Cover Image
By Eric Kahn Gale, Sam Nielson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062125163
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Published: Balzer + Bray - August 26th, 2014

From the author of The Bully Book comes a timeless story about a young boy, his father, and the world that comes between them, which New York Times–bestselling author Peter Lerangis called "magical, mysterious, fresh, original, and full of heart."


The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co. #1) Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9781423186922
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

A sinister Problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see-and eradicate-these supernatural foes.


The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf, and Grandma Cover Image
By Diane Fox, Christyan Fox (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9780545694810
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 26th, 2014

A comical twist on "Little Red Riding Hood" told by Cat and Dog!

Cat starts reading "Little Red Riding Hood" and explains, "It's a story about a little girl who always wears a red cape with a hood."

Dog says, "COOL! I love stories about superheroes. What's her special power?"

Cat says, "She doesn't have any special powers.


Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks (Fly Guy #14) Cover Image
By Tedd Arnold, Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780545493291
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Published: Cartwheel Books - August 26th, 2014

In the latest installment of Tedd Arnold's NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Fly Guy series, Fly Guy puts on a show with all the new tricks that Buzz taught him. But when Fly Guy shows off The Backstroke, The Dizzy Doozie, and The Big Booger at dinner-time, Buzz tells Fly Guy only to do the tricks on command.


Amelia Bedelia Chalks One Up (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$4.49
ISBN: 9780062334213
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 26th, 2014

Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too!


Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #5: Amelia Bedelia Shapes Up Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$5.39
ISBN: 9780062333964
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 26th, 2014

In the fifth book in the New York Times?best-selling chapter book series about the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia takes to the field, the yoga mat, and the track, with hilarious results. Includes a guide to the idioms used in the book and features black-and-white art throughout.


Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780385376709
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wonderful Things You Will Be comes this companion to Dream Animals -- a celebration of the imagination of children dreaming both day and night!
 


If Kids Ran the World Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780545441964
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - August 26th, 2014

Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon show children playfully creating a more generous, peaceful world where everyone shares with others.

All roads lead to kindness in this powerful final collaboration between Leo and Diane Dillon.


There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly! Cover Image
By Lucille Colandro, Jared Lee (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780545682923
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Published: Cartwheel Books - August 26th, 2014

It's the Old Lady as you've never seen her before! Now she's swallowing animals from the classic story...to create a home full of lovable pets!

With rhyming text and hilarious illustrations, this is the original song young readers know and love with a wacky twist. The perfect story to read all year long!


Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Isidre Mones (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9781481423533
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Alexander tries his hand at behaving in this hilarious companion to the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Last night somebody ate a whole box of jelly donuts.


13 Words Cover Image
By Lemony Snicket, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780061664670
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Published: HarperCollins - September 9th, 2014

From bestselling author Lemony Snicket and celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman comes an uproarious, whimsical word book like no other.


Earth Space Moon Base Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385373111
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Outer space, a moon base, and . . . bananas? Discover Ben Joel Price’s quirky extraterrestrial world and its unusual trio of guardians.
 


What There Is Before There Is Anything There: A Scary Story Cover Image
By Liniers, Elisa Amado (Translator)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781554983858
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 9th, 2014

Every night when his parents turn off the light, strange creatures descend from the black space where the ceiling used to be . . . First comes one, then another, and then more and more. They stand all around him, staring, not saying a word. And then, worst of all, comes the dark, shapeless one that tells him, "I am what's there before there is anything there . .


Fiona's Lace Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781442487246
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 26th, 2014

An Irish family stays together with the help of Fiona’s talent for making one-of-a-kind lace in this heartwarming immigration story from the New York Times bestselling creator of The Keeping Quilt.

Many years ago, times were hard in all of Ireland, so when passage to America becomes available, Fiona and her family travel to Chicago.


Little Elliot, Big City Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780805098259
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 26th, 2014

Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy—like cupcakes! And when his problems seem insurmountable, Elliot discovers something even sweeter—a friend.


Theseus and the Minotaur: A Toon Graphic (Toon Graphic Mythology) Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781935179610
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Toon Graphics - September 1st, 2013

Son of both a god and a man, Theseus was destined for greatness. How did he become both the king of Athens and the creator of democracy? A must for fans of Percy Jackson and mythology-inspired video games--it will captivate young readers and nourish their imaginations.


Who Sleeps, Cat the Cat? Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780062306555
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Balzer + Bray - August 26th, 2014

Mo Willems's New York Times bestselling Cat the Cat series is now in board book format—the perfect baby gift.


Who Says That, Cat the Cat? Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780062306548
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Balzer + Bray - August 26th, 2014

Mo Willems's New York Times bestselling Cat the Cat series is now in board book format—the perfect baby gift.


Olivia's ABC Cover Image
By Ian Falconer, Ian Falconer (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9781481421928
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014

Everyone’s favorite pig takes on the ABCs in this adorable board book that explores the alphabet with Olivia’s—and Caldecott Honoree Ian Falconer’s—signature creativity.

A is for accessories,
B is for books,
and O is for...
OLIVIA, of course!

Come along from A to Z in this unique and raucous romp through the alphabet as only Olivia could


Ripley's Believe It or Not! Reality Shock! (Annual #11) Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781609911096
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Ripley Publishing - September 9th, 2014

Reality Shock is the 2015 edition of Ripley's Believe It or Not bestselling annual series. This incredible collection is loaded with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, and incredible animals. With amazing photography, zany stories and unbelievable facts and figures, this book is sure to be a favorite with adults and children alike.


Ripley's Special Edition 2015 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545681629
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

Another year's worth of wild and wacky information from Ripley's Believe It or Not!

144 pages of awesomely weird information and photos. Cover includes eye-catching special effects!


Scholastic Almanac for Kids 2015 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545679497
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Scholastic Paperback Nonfiction - August 26th, 2014

Updated for 2015 with the newest, most exciting facts and stats.

Need help with studying? Love trivia? Just want to impress your friends or teachers? The Scholastic Almanac for Kids 2015 has information about practically everything! If you have questions, this book has answers.


Information Graphics: Human Body Cover Image
By Simon Rogers, Peter Grundy (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763671235
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Big Picture Press - August 26th, 2014

The second in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Human Body shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the human body are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform.


Lego Ninjago: Ninja vs. Nindroid Activity Book (with Minifigure) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545685825
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 29th, 2014

Calling all ninja LEGO(R) Ninjago continues to be a blockbuster.
The action continues with all your favorite ninja This book is packed with stories, games, and activities about the Masters of Spinjitzu. Comes with a minifigure of Zane, the White Ninja.


I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel Cover Image
By Caryn Yacowitz, David Slonim (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780439915304
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - August 26th, 2014

A family drives through the snow to visit their beloved bubbe, who spreads out a Chanukah supper for everyone to enjoy. But one dish goes a little wrong:



"I know an old lady who swallowed a dreidel

A Chanukah dreidel she thought was a bagel...

Perhaps it's fatal."