Funny and captivating fantasy from rising star Matt Haig! Samuel and Martha's new life with their Aunt Eda in Norway is filled with rules, but most important is rule number nine: NEVER?UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES? GO INTO THE FOREST. Sure their Uncle Henrik disappeared in the forest ten years ago, but it can'tbe the forest's fault?can it? Samuel is skeptical until he finds an unusual book, The Creatures of Shadow Forest, which describes the fantastic and sinister creatures supposedly living there. Could Aunt Eda be right? Samuel discovers the truth about the forest's dangerous secrets when Martha becomes lost in the forest, and it's up to him to save her.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/12/2008Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
She should not exist. He should not love her. Claire Brennan has been attending Emerson Academy for two years now (the longest she and her mom have remained anywhere) and shes desperate to stay put for the rest of high school. So theres no way shes going to tell her mom about the psychic visions shes been having or the creepy warnings that shes in danger. Alec MacKenzie is fed up with his duties to watch and, when necessary, eliminate the descendants of his angelic forefathers. He chose Emerson as the ideal hiding place where he could be normal for once. He hadnt factored Claire into his plans. . . . Their love is forbidden, going against everything Alec has been taught to believe. But when the reason behind Claires unusual powers is revealed and the threat to her life becomes clear, how far will Alec go to protect her? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/24/2012Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 13 and Up
Seventeen-year-old Lochan and sixteen-year-old Maya have always felt more like friends than siblings. Together they have stepped in for their alcoholic, wayward mother to take care of their three younger siblings. As defacto parents to the little ones, Lochan and Maya have had to grow up fast. And the stress of their lives--and the way they understand each other so completely--has also also brought them closer than two siblings would ordinarily be. So close, in fact, that they have fallen in love. Their clandestine romance quickly blooms into deep, desperate love. They know their relationship is wrong and cannot possibly continue. And yet, they cannot stop what feels so incredibly right. As the novel careens toward an explosive and shocking finale, only one thing is certain: a love this devastating has no happy ending.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/28/2011Pages: 464Reading Level: Age 16 and Up
They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school windows. Villagers refused to sell Miss Crandall groceries or let her students attend the town church. Mysteriously, her schoolhouse was set on fireby whom and how remains a mystery. The town authorities dragged her to jail and put her on trial for breaking the law.Her crime? Trying to teach African American girls geography, history, reading, philosophy, and chemistry. Trying to open and maintain one of the first African American schools in America.Exciting and eye-opening, this account of the heroine of Canterbury, Connecticut, and her elegant white schoolhouse at the center of town will give readers a glimpse of what it is like to try to change the world when few agree with you. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/24/2005Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson comes home from school to find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing. Once there, Alex finds himself on his own in Tian An Men Square as desperate students fight the Chinese army for their freedom. Separated from his father and carrying illegal videotapes, Alex must trust the students to help him escape.Closely based on eyewitness accounts of the massacre in Beijing, Forbidden City is a powerful and frightening story.From the Trade Paperback edition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/10/1996Pages: 199Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Someone is always awake in the forest--and someone else is always asleep! Some animals are alert in daytime and sleep at night. Others are alert at night, and are sleepyheads during the day. Plus be sure to count the animals.You FLIP THIS BOOK from day to night and back--a nice hands-on way to show the same view day and night. Teachers: this book is a very pleasant way to combine science and literature.Please note: The board book edition is 28 pages. Unlike the paperback and hardback editions, it is not a flip-book, nor does it contain additional centerfold information about the animals.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The Amazon Rain Forest. This is the oldest and largest forest in the world. It covers a huge area of South America and has the most varied plant and animal habitat on the planet. When you read this book you will be part of an expedition and adventure into the heart of the rain forest. Read about the Tree Frog's nest, about the Chameleon who can change it's colour and the very hungry Piranha fish. Even the Possum can teach a lesson about speaking out for Jesus Christ and the Parasol Ant can show us how not to give up. There's the brightly coloured Toucan whose call reminds us that with God we can do anything! Discover what its like to actually live in the rain forest. Join in the adventures and experience the exciting and dangerous life of a pioneer missionary in South America.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/13/2002Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
An in-depth look at the sprawling trees and dense undergrowth of the ecosystem of the rain forest, this guide welcomes young readers into the world of tigers, snakes, and chimpanzees, as well as marmosets, katydids, and sloths.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/20/2013Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
There was once a wide, windswept place, near nowhere and close to forgotten.... In the middle of a dark, lonely wasteland filled with old scrap metal lives an old man. Every night he dreams of a lively forest, full of sunshine, plants, birds, and animals. Every morning he wakes to gloom and bad weather. Then one day, he comes up with an idea to change things. But can an idea turn rain into sunshine? Can a dream make plants grow? The rich, detailed illustrations and lyrical text of The Tin Forest carry an important message of imagination and hope.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/13/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Spend a day with the Princess and her friends in the forest. Dew children help to get her dressed, and comb her golden hair. Little moss children bring her a delicious forest breakfast, then she practises her writing with Mrs Crow, her teacher. Next its playtime! The Princess plays with her animals friends, the deer, hares, squirrels and birds, before telling stories to the mushroom and toadstool children. Finally, the star children light her way to bed. This is a beautiful story in Sibylle von Olfers' classic decorative style, sure to enchant younger readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2000Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When John Cameron Butler was a child, he was captured in a raid on the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted by the great warrrior Cuyloga. Renamed True Son, he came to think of himself as fully Indian. But eleven years later his tribe, the Lenni Lenape, has signed a treaty with the white men and agreed to return their captives, including fifteen-year-old True Son. Now he must go back to the family he has forgotten, whose language is no longer his, and whose ways of dress and behavior are as strange to him as the ways of the forest are to them. A beautifully written, sensitively told story of a white boy brought up by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/14/2004Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
New! 10" Square Edu-Foam Puzzle Fun. Multi-layer puzzle with helpful hints that assure successful puzzle placement, building self-esteem while having fun! The bottom layer gives clues as to where these fun critters live and frequent e.g. parent Owl protects Baby Owl. Great forrole-playing and bath fun too! For one or more players.
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