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Martin Rattler; Or, a Boy's Adventures in the Forests of Brazil

by Robert Michael Ballantyne

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Stars Beneath Our Feet

by David Barclay Moore

Featured on NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday with Scott Simon!

A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that’s been...


Rise of the Jumbies

by Tracey Baptiste

Corinne LaMer defeated the wicked jumbie Severine months ago, but things haven’t exactly gone back to normal in her Caribbean island home. Everyone knows Corinne is half-jumbie, and many of her neighbors treat...


Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours (History (US))

by Ann Bausum, National Geographic Kids & Jim Lawson

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors.

Workers sought union...


Absolutely Alfie and the Furry, Purry Secret

by Sally Warner & Shearry Malone

Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes has a kitten-sized secret in her debut chapter book—perfect for fans of the Judy Moody books! 

Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes isn't thrilled when her mom organizes end-of-summer playdates...


Absolutely Alfie and the First Week Friends

by Sally Warner & Shearry Malone

Alfie Jakes is starting second grade in the follow-up to Alfie Jakes and the Furry, Purry Secret, perfect for fans of the Judy Moody books! 

Alfie Jakes's summer was better than she expected. Even though her...


Forest World

by Margarita Engle

From award-winning author Margarita Engle comes a lively middle grade novel in verse that tells the story of a Cuban-American boy who visits his family’s village in Cuba for the first time—and meets a sister...


Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic 1

by Kirby Larson

Nine-year-old Nanea may be the youngest in her family, but she still wants to "dip her paddle in" and be useful. She knows she's grown-up enough to help in her grandparents' market. But before she can prove...


Prints in the Sand: My Journey with Nanea

by Erin Falligant

The puka shells jingle in my hand. I don't want to lose them, so I slide the necklace over my head. But as I pull my hair out from under the string of shells, the ground drops from beneath my feet. I feel the...


Hula for the Home Front: A Nanea Classic 2

by Kirby Larson

Nanea had hoped that going back to school would make life seem normal again. But everything has changed since the war, including Miss Smith's wonderful classroom. Nanea's dear friend Donna is gone, and now there's...


The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

by Dori Jones Yang

Despite his impulsive and curious nature, twelve-year-old Leon is determined to follow the Emperor’s rules—to live with an American family, study hard, and return home to modernize China. But he also must...


MAORI FOLKLORE or THE ANCIENT TRADITIONAL HISTORY OF THE NEW ZEALANDERS

by Sir George Grey

Herein you will find 23 Maori Myths and Legends collated and translated by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand from November 1845 – January 1854 and again from December 1861 – February 1868. You will...


The Thumbtack Dancer

by Leslie Tyron & Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Gus is a most promising, most energetic and most talented young dancer who figures out how to make enough money to upgrade his tip-a-tap thumbtack sneakers to a new pair of real tap shoes that could slap-a-dee-dap,...


The Thumbtack Dancer

by Leslie Tyron & Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Gus is a most promising, most energetic and most talented young dancer who figures out how to make enough money to upgrade his tip-a-tap thumbtack sneakers to a new pair of real tap shoes that could slap-a-dee-dap,...


Bones of the Sun God

by Peter Vegas

Sam Force travels to Belize to investigate an ancient and evil secret society in this second novel of the Pyramid Hunters series, which School Library Journal called a mix of “Indiana Jones, National Treasure...


The Young Fur Traders

by R. M. Ballantyne

"The Young Fur Traders" is a children's adventure novel by Scottish author R. M. Ballantyne, first published in 1856. Set in the American Old West, this exciting tale is full of action and daring-do, making...


Further Adventures of Pelle No-Tail: Pelle No-Tail Book 2

by Gösta Knutsson, Stephanie Smee & Ann-Margrete Smee

All aboard!

Pelle might have no tail, but he never lets that get in the way of an adventure.

While on holiday with his family, he plays 'ship's cat' on an exciting outing to a desert island.

But as darkness...


What Will I See In Brazil? Geography for Kids | Children's Explore the World Books

by Baby Professor

Pack your imaginary bags and let’s go to Brazil! There are many things to see in Brazil, and this book will showcase some of the most popular. Just think of reading a low-cost, no-passport required means to...


Was Pocahontas Real? Biography Books for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

You’ve seen Pocahontas in movies but have you heard her true story? Yes, Pocahontas was real! She was a real, living, and breathing girl, and she did wonderful things. This biography book will detail her life...


The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse: In New Zealand

by Gwyneth Jane Page & Megan Elizabeth

PJ Mouse, an adorble little stuffed animal, was lost and alone until young Emily heard his cries for help.  Now, along with his new family, PJ gets to travel the world - discovering exciting new places, people,...