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Quiet but bright Portia has just moved to a new neighborhood with her mom. Adjusting to life without a father is hard enough, but school is boring and her classmates are standoffish -- and even Portia's mom is sort of distant. But things start to get better when Portia mounts a midnight excursion into the woods behind her house where she discovers a shy and sweet purple monster. Life with Jellaby is exciting, but Portia's purple friend has secrets of his own...
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Meet Jerrica Benton--a girl with a secret. She and her sisters team up with to become... JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS! But what does it mean to be JEM today? Fashion, art, action, and style collide in Jem and the Holograms: Showtime! Collects issues #1-4.
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Nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans", Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France who claimed divine guidance. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War, which paved the way for the coronation of Charles VII. She was captured by the Burgundians, transferred to the English for money, put on trial by the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais, and burned at the stake when she was 19 years old. Today Joan of Arc is one of the patron saints of France. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading.
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Let the adventure begin! Three distinctly different best friends answer the call of the Kuroba--cube-like creatures that are the secret force behind all of nature--to become the first Kuroba Keepers of their generation. Follow Mari, Tara, and Reina along with Kurobas Emberfox, Pegaplant and Octoboss on their journey to balance humankind and nature. Join the battle to become a Master Kuroba Keeper!
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In 1938, Lily Renée Wilheim is a 14-year-old Jewish girl living in Vienna. Her days are filled with art and ballet. Then the Nazis march into Austria, and Lily's life is shattered overnight.
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A classic fairy tale of good and evil, this story follows Little Red Riding Hood into the forest and along the wooded path to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother. But she encounters a Big Bad Wolf with an empty stomach and a cunning mind, who has other plans for Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination encouraging a love of reading.
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The world is changing for two girls in 1970s China. When Chairman Mao dies, new opportunities begin to emerge. The girls soon learn that their childhood will be much different than the upbringing their parents experienced.
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Los Angeles, 1943. Flaca and Cuata have a problem--shaped like a five-foot-tall lizard. The sisters are scrambling to keep a lost member of an unknown underground species away from a corrupt military scientist. But they're doing it in style.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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Sophia, the fourteen-year-old author and protagonist, tells the heart-wrenching story of her parents' divorce. She was just nine years old, happy and enjoying life with her mom, dad, and little brother in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unexpectedly, one night, a violent argument disrupted her sleep and shattered her life. The next morning, her parents told her the dreaded news—they were getting divorced. Her dad was moving to California, while Sophia and her brother would stay with their mom. Any child who has experienced the trauma of divorce will understand Sophia's reactions: First, she blamed herself. But then, she remembered a note a teacher once wrote on her report card, and was inspired to focus on bringing both parents back into her life. Even if they could not be under the same roof, she thought, they could still share in caring for her and her brother. Sophia's story will resonate with children (and adults) who have faced a split in their family, or who have friends dealing with divorce. The book includes helpful advice for parents, as well as a special Teacher's Corner page. Zuiker Press is proud to publish stories about important current topics for kids and adolescents, written by their peers, that will help them cope with the challenges they face in today's troubled world. Mend: A Story of Divorce is the first in a series of graphic novels written by young adults for their peers.
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Like every kid in town, twelve-year-old Gabby has a pet monster. However, Gabby refuses to keep her monster, Dwight, in the closet. When she takes her pet to school, the drama teacher takes a liking to the beastly pet. He wants the monster to play Scrooge in the annual Christmas production. If Dwight doesn't meet his expectations, both Gabby and her pet will be given the hook.
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Twelve-year-old Gabby and her lovable pet monster, Dwight, embark on plenty of adventures in their quest to improve Dwight's self-esteem. In this complete collection of Monster and Me stories, Gabby and Dwight attempt to steal the show in the school play, take the field in a teachers-vs.-students baseball game, turn into monster moneymakers in the class candy drive, and study up to become monster spellers for the district-wide spelling bee. No matter the outcome, these delightful stories show readers how to overcome life's little challenges.
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When funding takes a cut, a new student creates a plan to save the school's lunch program. A candy drive! Gabby and her pet monster, Dwight, like the idea until the new kid starts racking up sales with help from his own beastly best friend. Dwight will have to pick up the pace, or raise the price of lollipops, if he's going to become a Monster Moneymaker.
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Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing, where there's a story around every corner. Celebrate the magic in everyday life in this gorgeous collection of comics from master cartoonist Nie Jun.
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Can love survive the zombie apocalypse? Maybe Dicey's first chance at a real relationship was dead from the start. She's the star of her high school baseball team, and Jack's the star of the science program. Her idea of a study session includes sleeping in the sun, and his idea of a good game involves dungeons and dice. But opposites start attracting when they're assigned to be partners in a class project. Now an outbreak of a weird infection--it eats your brains and leaves you hungry for more--might not mean just the end of their first date. It might mean the end of everything. Will their relationship fall apart faster than zombies in the Florida sun, or can Dicey and Jack beat the odds and find a happy ending?
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Tom Stone stepped into Seward High and into Maria McBride's life like a bolt of lightning. He's the perfect guy for Maria--nice, smart, and well-built. There's just one problem: his family. Tom's father is the town's new funeral director, and business is booming. The bodies are piling up thick and fast in Persephone Falls, Alaska, so Dr. Stone keeps Tom up late at night working in the funeral home. And it's clear that Dr. Stone and his creepy assistant, Graves, don't want Maria around. Maria knows Tom was made for her. She's determined to find out what Dr. Stone has against her. When Tom refuses to stand up to his father, Maria begins to stitch together the clues...and finds out that the Stones are into recycling in ways she never could have imagined.
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Vanessa Shingle has a knack for choosing boyfriends who need fixing--the juvenile delinquent, the school cheat, the slacker?.Then she meets Jean-Paul McClellan--the perfect project!
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Bethany Farmer's life is a boring routine, and she likes it that way. Soccer, coffee, homework, more coffee, and no romance. That is, until foreign exchange student Allein Atwood shows up in her Midwestern town.
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Nora Reilly is an old soul. Her idea of fun is reading a romantic novel in her family's Victorian home. She didn't expect to find a kindred spirit in the house's oldest occupant, Tom Barnes.
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Staci Glass feels cursed--whenever there's a crisis, she's stuck in the middle. Now her best friend, Faith, has a new hobby, and against her better judgment, Staci conjures up the courage to join her friend.
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Serena Stevens is already popular in her school in a tiny Texas town. So popular she has two guys interested in her. Between the two guys, can she find the perfect boyfriend?
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Life isn't exactly paradise for aspiring artist Morning Glory Conroy. She's anxious about upcoming comic festivals and her best friend Julia's home life, and then she's swept off her feet by the guy Julia likes.
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Flying combat missions in wartime is always dangerous. But imagine doing so in a slow, rickety biplane, at night, with no lights or navigational equipment of any kind. Sound impossible? It wasn't for the Soviet Night Witches. This unit of incredibly brave women flew hundreds of missions to attack German forces on the front lines during World War II. Learn all about these brave women and how their skill and courage in battle helped defeat the Nazis to win the war.
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Cinderella's stepmother and two stepsisters treat her like dirt. Each and every day, they force her to clean their clothes, cook their meals, and only give her rags to wear and crumbs to eat. But each night, in secret and in shadows, Cinderella trains to be a ninja! More than anything, Cinderella yearns to become the Prince's personal bodyguard. When the opportunity to prove her worth to the Prince finally arrives in the form of an invitation to a royal costume ball, Cinderella's stepmother won't let her go! But this time around, Ninja-rella isn't going to take "no" for an answer . . .
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After suffering through school's mystery lunch, twelve-year-old Tulah Jones does NOT feel right. She's craving meat, cold as a corpse, and feeling stiff and awkward . . . Tulah tries to ignore the creepy changes and instead focus on her upcoming musical audition. But when her fears about the tryout-and her weird affliction-start to fester, will Tulah have the guts to face her problems head on? Featuring hordes of comic art and hilarious misadventures, kids will eagerly devour this tale of undead tween life.
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