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Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
 
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The amazing story of the thirteen-year-old surfer girl who lost her arm in a shark attack but never lost her faith -- and of her triumphant return to competitive surfing.They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the tremendous passion that drives her to...
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul: 101 Stories of Changes, Choices and Growing Up for Kids Ages 9-13
 
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From remembering their own life experience or to watching their own children grow, most people recognize that the preteen years, ages nine to thirteen, can be one of the most awkward times in life-a period of tremendous physical and emotional change. At this age, youngsters are eager to leave the...
Out of the Dust
 
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This gripping story, written in sparse first-person, free-verse poems, is the compelling tale of Billie Jo's struggle to survive during the dust bowl years of the Depression. With stoic courage, she learns to cope with the loss of her mother and her grieving father's slow deterioration. There is hope...
The Diary of Anne Frank
 
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The basis for and official tie-in edition to the PBS Masterpiece Classic movie titled The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by Jon Jones from a screenplay by Deborah Moggach. First airing April 11, 2010. More than fifty years after its first publication, Doubleday's definitive edition of Anne Frank's famous diary...
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
 
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Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! To celebrate this anniversary of Shel Silverstein's outrageous and profound classic poetry collection, the jacket features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This special edition, with twelve extra poems, was first published in 2004 and is a timeless bestseller. Where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's...
Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Chinese Cinderella #1)
 
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A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate...
Anne Frank: A Photographic Story of a Life (DK Biography)
 
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Tells the incredible story of this courageous young writer. In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies on the market today. Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts, definitions of key...
Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul: 101 Stories of Courage, Hope and Laughter for Kids Ages 8-12
 
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Kids wanted a "Chicken Soup" book of their own, so here it is! "Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul" is for kids ages nine through thirteen, and it's "all that!"
Love That Dog (Jack #1)
 
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JACK Room 105--Miss Stretchberry SEPTEMBER 13 I don't want to because boys don't write potery. Girls do. SEPTEMBER 21 I tried. Can't do it. Brain's empty. This is the story of Jack who finds his voice with the help of paper pencil teacher and dog.
Time to Tell 'Em Off! A Pocket Guide to Overcoming Peer Ridicule
 
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Listed as a favorite self-help book for children and teens by Lifestyles, a publication by Estevan Lifestyles Publications. Libraries' and bookstores' resources on bullying are often limited to picture books and parenting books. This book is for those who deal with the worst bullying: preteens and teens. Time to Tell...
The First Four Years (Little House #9)
 
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Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new husband, Almanzo, in their own little house. Laura is a young pioneer wife now, and must work hard with Almanzo, farming the land around their home on the South Dakota prairie. Soon their baby daughter, Rose, is born, and the young...
Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court
 
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Presents the wisdom of basketball coach John Wooden. This book offers lessons that he learned throughout his career at UCLA, and life as a husband, father, and teacher.
On the Edge with Coolhead Luke (Coolhead Luke)
 
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Brought to you by the mother and son team that created “Coolhead Luke and Other Stories”, this second collection will engage and delight even the most reluctant readers. Jennifer’s humorous poems and Colin’s whimsical illustrations play off each other beautifully, creating an inventive world in which characters are presented with...
A Light in the Attic
 
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It's hard to imagine a world without A Light in the Attic. This now-classic collection of poetry and drawings from Shel Silverstein celebrates its 20th anniversary with this special edition. Silverstein's humorous and creative verse can amuse the dowdiest of readers. Lemon-faced adults and fidgety kids sit still and read...
Harmless
 
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There was a man. He had a knife. He attacked us down by the river. It was just a harmless little lie. Anna, Emma and Mariah concoct a story about why they're late getting home one night—a story that will replace their parents' anger with concern. They just have to...
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