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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell
Staff Pick
In her new novel, Kate DiCamillo once again weaves an enchanting tale, this time involving an eccentric squirrel and Flora, a true cynic. A story filled with warmth, hope, change, and magic, featuring full-page graphic-style illustrations, Flora and... (read more)

List Price $17.99
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Under the Egg
Under the Egg
by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
Publisher Comments
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Chasing Vermeer in this clever middle grade debut When Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfathers painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance... (read more)

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The Sea of Monsters: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book Two (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #02)
The Sea of Monsters: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book Two (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #02)
by Rick Riordan
Staff Pick
It is really cool when the second book in a series is even better than the first one... In The Sea of Monsters, Percy has to rescue his best friend, Grover, and he has to cross the Sea of Monsters (the Bermuda Triangle) to find the golden fleece. Sound... (read more)

List Price $7.99
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Used - Trade Paper

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The Polar Express
The Polar Express
by Chris Van Allsburg
Staff Pick
Could a bookseller's favorite book really be a children's Christmas picture book? I am often asked to name my favorite book — an impossible question to answer, really — and I find myself mentioning The Polar Express time and again (not without... (read more)

List Price $18.95
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Used - Hardcover

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It Wasn't Me (The Hueys #2)
It Wasn't Me (The Hueys #2)
by Oliver Jeffers
Staff Pick
This group of roly-poly, egg-shaped weirdos can't stop fighting. They fight over who started the fighting. They fight so long they can't remember what the fighting is about. In Oliver Jeffers's hilarious picture book, all the fighting will just make you... (read more)

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His Dark Materials Boxed Set: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass
His Dark Materials Boxed Set: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass
by Philip Pullman
Staff Pick
"A 'big' story in an enchanting package. It may look like kid's fantasy but this trilogy is so much more. You'll love the way Pullman uses a cast of witches, rebellious angels, shape changing daemons in a setting that moves between parallel worlds to... (read more)

List Price $22.50
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Because of Winn-Dixie
Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate Dicamillo
Staff Pick
This book is so good! The story is narrated by lonely, motherless, 10-year-old Opal. It all begins when she adopts a stray dog and names him Winn-Dixie. It's a book full of charmingly flawed characters struggling to come to terms with how in life "the... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms #1)
Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms #1)
by Brandon Mull
Publisher Comments
Adventure awaits in the Five Kingdomsand#8212;come and claim it in this start to a new series from the #1 andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Cole Randolph was... (read more)

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Return to the Hundred Acre Wood
Return to the Hundred Acre Wood
by David Benedictus
Staff Pick
Pooh is back! Evidence that quality children's literature is timeless, David Benedictus truly captures the style of A. A. Milne, bringing the lovable creatures of the Hundred Acre Wood back to life in the first sequel ever to be approved by the Pooh... (read more)

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Lost and Found
Lost and Found
by Oliver Jeffers
Staff Pick
In Lost and Found, a young boy finds a lost penguin on his stoop and embarks on a journey to help the penguin find its way home. But, after a big trip in a tiny rowboat — all the way to the South Pole — the boy realizes that the penguin was... (read more)

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Papertoy Monsters: Make Your Very Own Amazing Papertoys!
Papertoy Monsters: Make Your Very Own Amazing Papertoys!
by Brian Castleforte
Staff Pick
I dare you to flip through Papertoy Monsters and not think, "Holy cow, this is perfect for [insert kid's name here]." Lurking within are 50 easy-to-assemble creatures, complete with detailed dossiers. Prepare to be enamored with the likes of Squidbeak... (read more)

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Bone Soup
Bone Soup
by Cambria Evans
Staff Pick
Finnigan the Eater, a hungry skeleton, arrives in a new town to find that his reputation has preceded him: the townspeople (er, towns-creatures, rather) have stashed all of their delicious bat wings, eyeballs, and frog legs safely out of his reach. But... (read more)

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Boris and Bella
Boris and Bella
by Carolyn Crimi and Gris Grimly
Staff Pick
"Grimly's illustrations (part Steadman, part Burton, part Addams, all fantastic) make author Crimi's odd-couple tale a Halloween treat. If only we could persuade the team to tackle Christmas and St. Valentine's day next..."... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Goods: Volume 1
The Goods: Volume 1
by McSweeney's
Staff Pick
An activity book from the irreverent folks at McSweeney's that will delight children of all ages and make adults laugh out loud too? Yes, please. Hilarious, thoroughly entertaining, and genuinely useful, The Goods is the perfect gift for smart kids (and... (read more)

Your price: $22.99
New - Trade Paper

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Lego Star Wars: Battle for the Stolen Crystals Brickmaster
Lego Star Wars: Battle for the Stolen Crystals Brickmaster
by DK Publishing
Staff Pick
If, like me, you're weirdly competitive about getting the kids in your life the best present ever, then you're in luck. This is the holy grail of gifts: Star Wars and LEGO. The book includes directions for four projects, plus 180 bricks and two... (read more)

Your price: $32.99
New - Hardcover

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The Hunger Games Trilogy (Boxed Set)
The Hunger Games Trilogy (Boxed Set)
by Suzanne Collins
Staff Pick
The Hunger Games is the best series I've read in years. If you haven't read it, you're in for a dystopian treat. I recommend the boxed set because, as soon as you finish one book, you'll want to start the next one right away!... (read more)

List Price $53.97
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Used - Set Hardcover

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Vunce Upon a Time
Vunce Upon a Time
by J. Otto Seibold
Staff Pick
Young Dagmar — a shy, vegetarian vampire — loves candy even more than he loves carrots and squash. But to get his hands on the sweets, he has to go trick-or-treating. And that means finding a scary costume (like a puppy... or a butterfly!) and... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
by Dan Santat
PW Review
"On an island of imaginary friends waiting 'to be picked by a child and given a special name,' one friend — he's adorably pudgy, and wears a paper crown — resolves to wait no longer. He sets sail in a small boat, but the sea serpents and whales... (read more)

Your price: $17.00
New - Hardcover

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The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia
by C. S. Lewis
Staff Pick
Rich in symbolism, page-turning action, and lovely prose, these classic coming-of-age tales of good versus evil have lost none of their magic.... (read more)

List Price $45.00
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Used - Trade Paper

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Halloween Night
Halloween Night
by Marjorie Den Murray
Staff Pick
A household of monsters and witches prepares a scary Halloween party for their neighborhood trick-or-treaters. But it turns out that they've done their job too well — the kids run shrieking! The creatures don't mind, however, because now they have all... (read more)

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