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  • Peter Brown

    Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is all alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a violent storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants. As Roz slowly befriends the animals, the island starts to feel like home--until, one day, the robot's...read more

  • Peter Brown

    The sequel to thebestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill and the island? From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed sequel to his New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot,about what happens when nature and technology...read more

  • Peter Brown

    The Wild Robot: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience! * Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a violent storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants. As Roz...read more

  • Peter Brown

    A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem. Each page is filled with 'monstrous' details that will have kids reading the story again and again. Peter Brown takes a universal and timeless theme, and adds his own humorous spin to create another winner of a picture...read more

  • Peter Brown

    From a New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott-honor winning artist comes an exuberant illustrated story about playing dress up, having fun, and feeling free. The boy loves to be naked. He romps around his house naked and wild and free. Until he romps into his parents' closet and is inspired to get dressed. First he tries on his dad's clothes, but they don't fit well. Then he tries on his mom's clothes, and wow! The boy looks great. He looks through his mom's jewelry and makeup and tries that on, too. When he's discovered by his mother and father, the whole family (including the dog!) get in on the fun, and they all get dressed together. This charming...read more

  • Peter Brown

    Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, A Bright Soothing Noise by Peter Brown is a captivating collection of short stories with the 'scenic intensity and quality of Tennessee Williams' one-act plays' (Josip Novakovich, best-selling author). Always on the verge of something better, Brown's characters are often hard drinking and fast driving-tending to be both violent and religious. And as they grasp for hope, they sometimes make a leap into a new...read more

  • Peter Brown

    Dynamic author and illustrator Peter Brown creates books that keep young readers enthralled. The Curious Garden is a wonderful tale that will show kids the importance of taking care of the world around us. A young boy named Liam is exploring a dark, gray city when he finds a struggling garden. Every day, Liam waters and takes care of the small plot, and over time it blossoms and spreads to make the entire city green...read more

  • Peter Brown

    Today is the day the exuberant Lucy is going to make a new friend! But she finds it's harder than she had thought--she accidentally ruins the giraffe's breakfast and is much too big for the frogs' pond. Just when she's about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her, and loves her just the way she is. This heartwarming story offers a unique and humor-filled spin on the all-important themes of persistence and...read more

  • Peter Brown

    Als das Robotermädchen Roz zum ersten Mal die Augen aufschlägt, findet sie sich auf einer wilden, einsamen Insel wieder. Wie sie dorthin gekommen ist, weiß sie nicht. Für sie gilt nur eines: überleben. Mit unerschütterlicher Geduld beobachtet sie die tierischen Inselbewohner, erlernt ihre Sprache und entdeckt, dass sie mit Freundlichkeit und Hilfsbereitschaft am weitesten kommt. Obwohl die Tiere das 'Blechmonster' fürchten, gibt Roz nicht auf und kann schließlich ihr Vertrauen gewinnen. Die Insel wird Roz' Heimat und als sie von ihrer Vergangenheit eingeholt wird, stehen die neugewonnenen Freunde ihr mutig zur...read more

  • Peter Harry Brown

    In this luminous memoir, Rita Moreno shares her remarkable journey from a young girl with simple beginnings in Puerto Rico to Hollywood legend—and one of the few performers, and the only Hispanic, to win an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and two Emmys. Born Rosita Dolores Alverio in the idyll of Puerto Rico, Moreno, at age five, embarked on a harrowing sea voyage with her mother and wound up in the harsh barrios of the Bronx, where she discovered dancing, singing, and acting as ways to escape a tumultuous childhood. Making her Broadway debut by age thirteen—and moving on to Hollywood in its Golden Age just a few years later—she worked alongside such stars as Gary Cooper, Yul...read more

  • Luanda Yasmin

    Numbers don't lie, all of mankind collectively as individuals, eternally search for freedom   6 poets from across the UK innovatively use UK Grime music as inspiration to reflect upon the concept of liberation in its various manifestations. Whether freedom from social expectations, religious indoctrination and self-hatred, to the ubiquity of iniquity via discrimination.   This fusion has the option of accompanying audio, using the age-old purity of the spoken word expressed through the electronic medium of UK Grime. Therefore whether reading or listening, DeFaceless Producer and the writers paint sonic tapestries that aid your journey through a poetic landscape. Whatever...read more

  • Peter James

    This “highly recommended” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) collection edited by New York Times bestselling author Lee Child pairs the beloved characters of twenty-two internationally bestselling writers in “a must-read for fans of the thriller genre” (The Real Book Spy). The incredible follow-up to FaceOff features twenty-two of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers pairing their series characters in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). MatchUp takes the never-before-seen bestseller pairings of FaceOff and adds a delicious new twist: gender. “Think Dancing With the Stars, but with...read more