More than anything, Ida Bidson wants to become a teacher. But her dream falters when the one-room school in her remote Colorado town shuts down. Her only hope is to keep the school open without anyone finding out.
Frozen StiffYearling #ad - As an advancing glacier floods the remote fjord, immense icebergs, Cody and Derek find themselves facing menacing waves, and wild animals. What begins as a two-night camping and kayaking trek in the untamed Alaskan wilderness turns into a test of survival for Cody and her cousin Derek. The taste of freedom is soon tainted when Cody's kayak is lost on the rising tide, washing away her life vest and precious supplies.
While their mothers are in Juneau picking up supplies for Yakutat Lodge, the cousins sneak off in an old pickup. A sense that someone is following them adds to the formidable danger. With only each other for support, the cousins face hunger and their fears of the unknown region of Southeast Alaska.
Midnight RiderMargaret K. McElderry Books #ad - In boston, not only does hannah begin secret meetings with the Sons of Liberty disguised as a boy, as disagreements between the Whigs and the Tories run high and Americans prepare for revolution, but she is also reunited with Promise. Fourteen-year-old hannah is an orphan living with her cruel aunt Phoebe in Salem, Massachusetts.
Will she and Promise succeed? But when her money-hungry aunt sells the horse and then indentures Hannah to the Boston family of a British general, Hannah vows to retrieve Promise at all costs, and join the fight for freedom. Hannah recently lost her mother, and now her only comfort is her horse, Promise.
Midnight Rider #ad - Together with her beloved horse, Hannah takes a bold step to join the fight for freedom and sets off on a dangerous mission.
A Crooked Kind of PerfectHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - And the organ isn't the only part of zoe's life in michigan that's off-kilter, Wheeler Diggs, what with Mom constantly at work, Dad afraid to leave the house, and that odd boy, following her home from school every day. Yet when zoe enters the annual perform-o-Rama organ competition, she finds that life is full of surprises—and that perfection may be even better when it's just a little off center.
. Ten-year-old Zoe Elias has perfect piano dreams. All she needs is a baby grand so she can start her lessons, and then she'll be well on her way to Carnegie Hall. But when dad ventures to the music store and ends up with a wheezy organ instead of a piano, Zoe's dreams hit a sour note. Learning the organ versions of old TV theme songs just isn't the same as mastering Beethoven on the piano.
A Crooked Kind of Perfect #ad - She can practically feel the keys under her flying fingers; she can hear the audience's applause.
The Trouble with Tuck: The Inspiring Story of a Dog Who Triumphs Against All OddsYearling #ad - Probably the light began to fail for him long before the alarming day when he raced after some cats and crashed through the screen door, apparently never seeing it. He guarded her through the long, scary hours of the dark night. But from that day on, tuck's trouble--and how to cope with it--becomes the focus of Helen's life.
As her best friend, friar Tuck waited daily for Helen to come home from school and play. Twice he even saved her life. Now it's Helen's turn. Together they fight the chain that holds him and threatens to break his spirit, until Helen comes up with a solution so new, so daring, there's no way it can fail. Available for the first time in a yearling edition, the classic, inspiring story of a dog who triumphs against all odds, by the bestselling author of The Cay.
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The Kite FightersClarion Books #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Their combined skills attract the notice of Korea's young king, who chooses Young-sup to fly the royal kite in the New Year kite-flying competition--an honor that is also an awesome responsibility. This touching and suspenseful story, filled with the authentic detail and flavor of traditional Korean kite fighting, brings a remarkable setting vividly to life.
Author'S Note. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, Young-sup, but his younger brother, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself. In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Although tradition decrees, that the older brother represent the family, and the boys' father insists, both brothers know that this time the family's honor is best left in Young-sup's hands.
Running Out of TimeSimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - Can she get help before the children of Clifton, and Jessie herself, run out of time? Houghton Mifflin. When diphtheria strikes the village and the children of Clifton start dying, Jessie's mother reveals a shocking secret -- it's actually 1996, and they are living in a reconstructed village that serves as a tourist site.
Run for your life jessie lives with her family in the frontier village of Clifton, Indiana, in 1840 -- or so she believes. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. In the world outside, medicine exists that can cure the dread disease, and Jessie's mother is sending her on a dangerous mission to bring back help.
Running Out of Time #ad - But beyond the walls of clifton, Jessie discovers a world even more alien and threatening than she could have imagined, and soon she finds her own life in jeopardy.
Wild WingsAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Houghton Mifflin. This “vividly imagined and well-written novel” booklist, starred review tells a gripping story about a boy from Scotland and a girl from West Africa who join together to save a migrating Osprey—and end up saving each other. When callum spots crazy iona mcNair on his family’s sprawling property, she’s catching a fish with her bare hands.
Poachers, so iona and callum vow to keep track of the bird and check her migratory progress using the code a preservationist tagged on her ankle, and wild weather are just some of the threats, egg thieves, no matter what. But when one of them can no longer keep the promise, it’s up to the other to do it for them both.
Wild Wings #ad - Set against the dramatic landscapes of scotland and West Africa, this is a story of unlikely friendships, the wonders of the wild—and the everyday leaps of faith that set our souls to flight. Used book in Good Condition. No matter what. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. She won’t share the fish, but does share something else: a secret.
She’s discovered a rare endangered bird, and it’s clear to both her and Callum that if anyone finds out about the bird, and its species, it, an Osprey, is likely doomed.
The Sword in the Tree Trophy Chapter BookHarperCollins #ad - The days that followed were filled with adventures that tried the courage of the young boy. Shan was surprised by bearded robbers in the woods. The result is another delightful book for his wide audience of young readers. In the days of king Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle.
Used book in Good Condition. His story is filled with the pageantry and color of England in King Arthur's time. He met noble knights in plumed helmets, and eventually he even made a trip to high-towered Camelot. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness.
The Sword in the Tree Trophy Chapter Book #ad - It was then that shan, the son of Lord Weldon, took on the duties of a knight and hid the sword in the hollow of the giant oak. Paul galdone's vigorous illustrations are as evocative as the text. Houghton Mifflin. Bulla captures the spirit of those romantic days in a straightforward, exciting manner. HarperCollins.
It creates a vivid picture of the Knights of the Round Table and the wisdom of King Arthur himself.
A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of HomeKatherine Tegen Books #ad - Is it nestled in the toe of a warm boot? in the shirt pocket of celeste’s new friend joseph? or is home the place deep inside Celeste’s heart, where friendships live?Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of black-and-white drawings, A Nest for Celeste is a short novel that tells the story a mouse living in the 1800s and his friendship with John James Audubon’s young apprentice.
Houghton Mifflin. While enjoying this sweet amd appealing story, young readers will also learn about nineteenth-century plantation life and the famous naturalist who was known for his paintings of birds and American wildlife. HarperCollins. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Katherine Tegen Books. Used book in Good Condition.
A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home #ad - A fanciful history lesson for middle graders, featuring a charming mouse named Celeste. Celeste is a mouse who is looking for a home.
Tuesdays at the CastleBloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - HarperCollins. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. But when king and queen glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, it's up to Celie, to protect their home and save their kingdom. Don't miss these other stories from new york times bestselling author jessica day george:the rose legacy seriesthe rose legacyTuesdays at the Castle seriesTuesdays at the CastleWednesdays in the TowerThursdays with the CrownFridays with the WizardsSaturdays at SeaDragon Slippers seriesDragon SlippersDragon FlightDragon SpearThe Twelve Dancing Princesses seriesPrincess of the Midnight BallPrincess of GlassPrincess of the Silver WoodsSun and Moon, Ice and SnowSilver in the Blood Houghton Mifflin.
Used book in Good Condition. Bloomsbury u S A Children s Books. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. That's because on tuesdays the Castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. Katherine Tegen Books.
Tuesdays at the Castle #ad - See where it all began with the start to Jessica Day George's bestselling series about a castle that can rebuild itself and the children who defend it. Tuesdays at castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days.