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A long walk to water - based on a true story by Park, Linda Sue, author.

A long walk to water - based on a true story

When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Jan 26, 2015
The Land of Stories - the Enchantress returns by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author, narrator.

The Land of Stories - the Enchantress returns

Against the will of their grandmother, twins Alex and Conner must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it has ever faced--the return of the Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty.

Jan 26, 2015
Danger in the darkest hour by Osborne, Mary Pope, author, narrator.

Danger in the darkest hour

"The magic tree house has taken Jack and Annie back in time to England in 1944. England is fighting for its life in World War II. Before long, Jack and Annie find themselves parachuting into Normandy, France, behind enemy lines. The date is June 5. Will the brave brother and sister team be able to make a difference during one of the darkest times in history?"--

Jan 29, 2015
Horton and the Kwuggerbug - and more lost stories by Seuss, Dr., author.

Horton and the Kwuggerbug - and more lost stories

A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines in the 1950s.

Jan 29, 2015
Toy Story collection. by

Toy Story collection.

In Toy Story 2, a toy collector steals Woody, and Buzz leads the other toys to rescue him -- only to find that museum life sounds very appealing to their friend.

Jan 29, 2015
The Monsters, Inc., collection. by

The Monsters, Inc., collection.

Monsters University: Mike Wazowski and James "Sulley" Sullivan haven't always been best friends. When they first met, they couldn't stand each other. In Monsters University, find out how Mike and Sulley became friends on their quest to become the best Scarers on campus. This junior novelization tells the whole story.

Jan 29, 2015
The Lost by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

The Lost

Magical teen siblings Whit and Wisty Allgood struggle against a mounting public opposition to magic and a brutal crime wave led by a powerful wizard intent on ruling the City.

Jan 29, 2015
Guardians of the Galaxy - the junior novel by Wyatt, Chris, 1975- author.

Guardians of the Galaxy - the junior novel

An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy tells the story of a group of cosmic misfits'Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot who band together to protect a mysterious orb against Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

Jan 29, 2015
Finding Nemo - the junior novelization by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Finding Nemo - the junior novelization

Nemo, a brave clownfish, is carried away by a scuba diver and finds himself living in a tank with a zany group of tropical fish. While they plan a daring escape, Nemo's father Marlin searches for his son, and encounters adventures of his own.

Jan 29, 2015