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  • Tracie Peterson

    Award-winning author of more than 70 best-selling books, Tracie Peterson crafts an inspiring story of Arctic adventure and selfless love. Set amidst the savage beauty of 1915 Alaska, Under the Northern Lights is a compelling tale of abduction, despair, and hope. Hidden in Alaska's vast wilderness, a ruthless murderer holds two ladies hostage: one a newlywed, the other a detective. With Leah ravaged by despair and Helaina disabled by fever, the captives have little chance of escape-unless God provides the healing they so desperately need. Fearing for the safety of the women they love, Jayce and Jacob pray they can save Leah and Helaina before winter's icy blasts freeze all hope of rescue....read more

  • Barbara Brooks Wallace

    Although nine-year-old Claudia and Janice are neighbors, they call themselves twins. They have always been in the same class at school, and they are best, best friends. But when Janice moves away, Claudia must start fourth grade without her. It's not long before Janice's letters to Claudia fill with the names of new classmates. Poor Claudia wonders if she will ever find another friend as good as Janice. Join her as she discovers that she already has one--a friend who is closer than she thinks. Barbara Brooks Wallace is the best-selling author of many popular books for children, including the Edgar Award-winning Sparrows in the Scullery and the Miss Switch books. Young readers are sure to be...read more

  • Aranka Siegal

    Because she is Jewish, 14 year-old Piri has been held prisoner in Nazi concentration camps for two years. She is freed when Bergen-Belsen is liberated, but she is very ill and has deep psychological scars. In a voice full of innocence and courage, Piri tells how she got through the first years after the Holocaust. Piri and her sisters are taken by the Red Cross to Sweden, where people prove to be most generous and humane. But Piri still longs for her home in Hungary. As she makes friends, falls in love, and goes to live with a Swedish foster family, Piri shares her most intimate feelings and thoughts. Aranka Siegal is the author of the Newberry award-winning Upon the Head of the Goat. In...read more

  • Janette Oke

    When she learns that her husband is missing in action during World War II, a desperate young wife decides to give up their baby daughter for adoption. By the time she learns that her husband is still alive, the infant belongs to a wealthy couple. Kyle has never been told that she is adopted. But she has always felt that she doesn't quite fit in with her class-conscious, affluent parents. Now, nearing adulthood, the young woman begins a search for love and acceptance--a journey that will lead Kyle to a new family--and a new faith. Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn are the best-selling authors of The Meeting Place and many other inspirational novels. Here, they combine their talents to create a...read more

  • Caroline B. Cooney

    Fifteen-year-old Macey Clare decides to research the history of a burned-out neighborhood barn for a school project. But no one in her beautiful, wealthy town wants to answer her questions about the fire of 1959. When Macey discovers that somebody was actually living in the barn when it burned, she vows to find the truth. Macey and her friends are nearly killed when an arsonist attacks the black church where they have volunteered. Although it's only a town away, the teens she meets at Good Shepherd have lives she can barely imagine. And like the fire of '59, no one in her town seems to care. Burning Up teaches young adults about the evil of indifference and the power of accepting...read more

  • Cynthia DeFelice

    Allie Nicholas is a sixth grader with the ability to see ghosts. A few weeks after helping the ghost of a young girl solve a murder, Allie is approached by another spirit to do the same for him. Allie's class is doing a project for Elder's Day that involves interviewing an older person. The ghost encourages her to pick Mrs. Hobbs, a woman who works in the school cafeteria, as the subject of her project. Although every child in the school is afraid of Mrs. Hobbs, Allie agrees to do it if it will help lay the ghost to rest. Soon, everywhere Allie goes, fires start suspiciously. This new ghost appears to be a handsome young man in need of help, but Allie learns that ghosts are not always what...read more

  • Mary Calhoun

    Henry wants to fly. He longs to go up in the beautiful hot-air balloon like his people. The sassy Siamese finally gets his chance when The Man's back is turned. Henry leaps into the basket, and before he knows it, he's up, up and away! Piloting a balloon can be tricky, especially when you have to learn which cords to pull by trial and error. Luckily, Henry is very talented, even for a cat. But he no sooner learns how to fly the balloon than he has to contend with birds-first redwings, then an eagle and a goose! How will Henry make it through his dangerous hot-air balloon adventure? If you met Henry in Cross Country Cat, you know that he is no ordinary Siamese. Favorite children's narrator...read more

  • Bruce Coville

    Keeping her promise to her dying father, young Fortune Plunkett is leading his acting troupe west. But fulfilling his dream of establishing a successful theater in San Francisco is an immense challenge for someone who is only 16. Since Plunkett's Players have joined a wagon train, they have had one adventure after another. Fortune has almost died in a fire, drowned in a flood, and slid over the edge of a cliff with their wagon. Despite the danger, she has managed to find romance with a stranger whose real identity will surprise everyone in the troupe. Set in the excitement of the gold rush era, this historical adventure is a creative take on early western expansion. Christina Moore's...read more

  • James Howe

    Pinky has gotten on the bad side of Kevin, the third grade bully. Kevin thinks Pinky is a sissy because he wears pink, rides a pink bike and plays with Rex-a girl. He even knocks Pinky off his bike. If that's not embarrassing enough, Mrs. Morgan-an old woman-has to rescue Pinky! Pinky is so upset, he decides to change his name to Billy and lets his sister Amanda take all his stuffed animals because they're all pink. Will Mrs. Morgan and Rex find a way for Pinky to be himself, or has he changed forever? James Howe's popular series is loved by children across the nation. When children listen to one of these magical books, they can't wait to hear the rest. Christina Moore's dazzling narration...read more

  • James Howe

    Best friends Pinky and Rex have been looking forward to this weekend for a long time. It's the weekend they're going camping alone with their dads. Everything is ready: the station wagon is stuffed with sleeping bags, cartons of food, cooking equipment, and a brand-new tent. Now all they need is nice weather. However, when rain starts to fall right after they leave, their plans for camping and hiking in the woods are washed out. Will Rex's father find two days of activities in his copy of 101 Things to Do with Your Kids, or will they be able to find exciting stuff to do just by looking at the map? In this seventh book about an inseparable pair of best friends, acclaimed narrator Christina...read more

  • James Howe

    Pinky and Rex love to play 'monkey in the middle' with Pinky's little sister. But every time they do, their ball goes into Mrs. Morgan's yard. And every time it does, she flies out the door and screams at them. She even tries to hit Rex with a broom! Now the kids want to get even with the Mean Old Witch of Elm Street. But when Pinky creeps up onto Mrs. Morgan's front porch, he sees her sitting alone in a dark house and decides that revenge is not such a good idea after all. James Howe's popular series is loved by children across the nation. When children listen to one of these magical books, they can't wait to hear the rest. Christina Moore's dazzling narration will make children of all...read more

  • James Howe

    When Rex's parents tell her they are adopting a new baby, Rex is afraid she will turn into the Invisible Girl in her own house. Determined to be a good big sister, Rex starts spending all her time with the baby. Now Pinky is afraid that he has lost her friendship. Can Pinky and Rex's friendship survive a cute, warm, and cuddly new baby? Or will Pinky become the Invisible Friend, and have to find someone else to play with? In this sixth book about an inseparable pair of best friends, acclaimed narrator Christina Moore again teams with author James Howe to bring to life a story of true friendship. Other exciting titles in this series include Pinky and Rex, Pinky and Rex Go to Camp, Pinky and...read more

  • James Howe

    Pinky wants to try out for the school play. Rex, on the other hand, is terrified of appearing on stage. But when Pinky talks Rex into going with him to the auditions, guess who ends up getting the lead part that Pinky wanted for himself? Rex is so good, the teacher changes the name of the play so that she can play the lead role. And Pinky has been cast as one of the monkeys! It's no wonder that Pinky is sad and angry. Will Pinky and Rex still be best friends when the show is over? Of the many popular books for young readers that James Howe has written, the Pinky and Rex books are some of the most endearing. Beginning readers love the friendship and fun found in each of Pinky and Rex's...read more

  • James Howe

    Rex, who knows she is a terrible speller, is worried that she will embarrass herself in today's spelling bee. Pinky, on the other hand, is a great speller. He might even be the second grade champion again. On the way to school Pinky tries to help Rex become more confident. Although Rex is eliminated early in the competition, it is Pinky's confidence that is tested. Will Anthony-the new boy in school, and a spelling ace-dethrone Pinky? Or will the three cartons of milk and two glasses of juice Pinky had for lunch fluster him far more than a misspelled word? With his Pinky and Rex series, author James Howe has won over parents and young readers alike with tales of youthful friendship. When...read more

  • James Howe

    When Pinky discovers that Rex is away for the day, his disappointment quickly turns to loneliness. None of the usual things seem any fun without Rex. Realizing how much he misses her, Pinky comes up with a solution to ensure that they will never be apart again. It is a wedding to remember. Rex, the bride, looks beautiful in a long white sheet. Pinky, the groom, is dapper wearing his best pink tie. And they are to be married by Pretzel, Pinky's stuffed pig. They've even written their own vows-in the form of a knock-knock joke. Wait a minute! Does this mean they'll have to kiss? In this second book about an inseparable pair of best friends, acclaimed author James Howe and narrator Christina...read more

  • James Howe

    Pinky and his best friend Rex are going away to camp for the first time. Rex is excited about it, but Pinky definitely is not. There is just too much for him to worry about. He's certain that his pesky little sister Amanda will raid his room while he's gone and mess up all his stuffed animals. He also knows that camp counselors turn into monsters at night and eat children. And even worse, if the counselors at Camp Wackatootchee don't get you, then the alligators in the lake will. Can a letter to 'Dear Arnie' help him enjoy the camp, or will Pinky have to tell his best friend that he's too scared to go? In this fifth book in the acclaimed series written by James Howe, friendship,...read more

  • James Howe

    Pinky's parents have called a family meeting. They want to decide what kind of pet they will have. Pinky wants a dog; his little sister Amanda wants a cat. The parents also vote for a cat. So the very next day the family gets a kitten. Although Amanda gives the kitten hugs and says it is hers, the kitten has other plans. It's not long before Pinky and the playful kitten share a secret--one that could hurt Amanda's feelings. What should he do? James Howe's Pinky and Rex books are praised by parents and teachers alike for their ability to charm young readers. These chapter books teach gentle lessons about family relationships and friendship, and narrator Christina Moore brings just the right...read more

  • James Howe

    There's a For Sale sign in front of Mrs. Morgan's house, and Pinky and Rex don't know what to do. After they found out Mrs. Morgan was nice, Pinky and Rex became her special young friends. And now it looks like Olly-Pinky and Rex call him Obnoxious Olly-and his family will be moving in. What's worse is Pinky and Rex will have to play with him whether they want to or not! Will Olly turn out to be nicer than he seems, or will there be a moving day surprise that makes everyone happy? James Howe's popular series is loved by children and parents across the nation. Christina Moore's spellbinding narration will make listeners of all ages clamor to hear the rest of the wholesome...read more

  • Patricia Hall

    When Marcella decides to visit her grandma, Raggedy Ann and Andy get to go along. That means they'll be flying in an airplane for the very first time! And they'll also get to explore the baggage hold area. Everybody's favorite rag dolls are sure to have the adventure of their lives. Readers of all ages will be thrilled to buckle their seat belts and take to the friendly skies with this charming story that features two of the most beloved and enduring characters in children's literature. Patricia Hall is the perfect choice to continue the Raggedy Ann and Andy tradition begun by creator Johnny Gruelle. She is a lifelong collector of Gruelle memorabilia and curator of a museum exhibition on...read more

  • Patricia Hall

    Everybody's favorite rag dolls, Raggedy Ann and Andy, are in for an exciting day. Marcella's kindergarten class is having show-and-tell. Debbie brings her guinea pig named Petunia, and Marty brings his toy truck, Mac. When the students leave for lunch, Raggedy Ann and Andy explore the classroom. They meet Petunia, Gill the goldfish, and Leo the stuffed lion. Then they hop aboard Mac for a drive around the school. But they get lost, and lunch is almost over! To find their way back, the toys will have to put on their thinking caps. Author Patricia Hall is the perfect choice to continue the wonderful tradition begun by series creator Johnny Gruelle. She is a lifelong collector of Gruelle...read more