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Magic Tree House Boxed Set (Books 1-4)

Age: 6-8 | Grade: Grade 1
Summary: Your child will be whisked away to past eras when two siblings discover a tree house filled with enchanted books that transport them through time. From Ancient Egypt to the Middle Ages, these best-selling Chapter Books follow Jack and Annie as they enter the universe of books and set off on incredible adventures. This boxed set includes Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon.

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Filled with simple language and illustrations that build reading confidence, these titles introduce history and show the power of books.

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Paperback: $15.97

Magic Tree House Boxed Set (5-8)

Age: 6-8 | Grade: Grade 1
Summary: If your child is an emerging reader, interested in history, or just enjoys an adventure, this boxed set of Magic Tree House books is sure to please. He'll join an adventuring brother and sister as they travel through time to the Ice Age, the future, and more. Ensconced in a decorative sleeve, this set includes Books 5 - 8 in the series: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon.

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Building reading confidence through easy language and plenty of illustrations, these books also introduce historical eras and reinforce the idea that reading can be magical..

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Paperback: $15.97

I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Age: 7-10 | Grade: Grades 2-5
Summary: During the heart-stopping events of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, one boy struggles to make it out alive. The I Survived series continues with a terrifying recent international disaster.

Eleven-year-old Japanese-American Owen has been in Japan for his sixth-grade year. By March he finally feels like he's getting the hang of the new culture, making friends at school and feeling at home with the "weird" food. But early one morning, everything changes - and Owen suddenly finds himself just trying to survive one of history's most devastating disasters.

Contributors:

Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.

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Paperback: $3.99

Number the Stars

Age: 12 and Up | Grade: Grades 4-6
Summary: As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie Johansens's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and pretend she is part of the family.

Through Annemarie's eyes, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggle almost the entire Jewish population, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. A tale of an entire nation's heroism that reminds us there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war.

With a new introduction by the author.

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Magic Tree House Boxed Set (9-12)

Age: 6-8 | Grade: Grade 1
Summary: Where does your child dream of visiting? How about to the Arctic Circle, the African plains, the Wild West, or even under the sea? She'll go there and more with this boxed set of Magic Tree House books. Including Books 9-12 in the best-selling series, this collection will whisk her away with the adventures of a brother and sister who discover a tree house filled with enchanted reading.

Page Turners
Each of these Chapter Books features simple language and plenty of illustrations that build reading confidence and introduce historical eras.

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Paperback: $15.97

Magic Tree House Boxed Set (13-16)

Age: 6-8 | Grade: Grade 1
Summary: MORGAN, THE MAGICAL librarian of Camelot, sends Jack and Annie to find lost stories in the ancient worlds of Roman Pompeii, imperial China, Dark Age Ireland, and classical Greece. Will the books help them in their darkest hours? This boxed set includes four exciting Magic Tree House adventures: #13: Vacation Under the Volcano, #14: Day of the Dragon King, #15: Viking Ships at Sunrise, and #16: Hour of the Olympics, as well as a Magic Tree House poster.

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Paperback: $15.96

Esperanza Rising

Age: 8-12 | Grade: Grades 2-6
Summary: A reissue of Pam Muñoz Ryan's bestselling backlist with a distinctive new author treatment.

Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico - she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard labor, financial struggles, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When their new life is threatened, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult circumstances - Mama's life, and her own, depend on it.


Contributors:

Pam Muñoz Ryan grew up in the San Joaquin Valley of California and now lives with her family near San Diego. She based this story on the experiences of her maternal grandmother whose privileged life in Mexico was altered dramatically when she immigrated to the United States and went to work in a company-owned farm labor camp. She is the author of the acclaimed Riding Freedom and Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride, an ALA Notable Children's Book.

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Magnetic World Map

Age: 7 and Up | Grade: Grade 2
Summary: The world cut up into 102 small magnetic sections. An invitation to travel ant where you choose, learn about the vastness of our planet and see how small home really is? Truly the joy of learning.

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Other: $40.49

The Watson's Go to Birmingham-1963

Age: 9 and Up | Grade: Grades 5-8
Summary: Enter the hilarious world of 10-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who's 13 and an "official juvenile delinquent." When Momma and Dad decide it's time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons set out on a trip like no other. They're heading South. They're going to Birmingham, Alabama, toward one of the darkest moments in America's history.

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Paperback: $5.20

I Survived #2: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Age: 7-10 | Grade: Grades 2-5
Summary: In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey.

Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet sees something in the water. . .

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I Survived #6: I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001

Age: 7-10 | Grade: Grades 2-5
Summary: On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his dad.

A powerful addition to the gripping I SURVIVED series.

Noah has always been proud of his father - a brave New York City firefighter. So Noah is thrilled when his dad plans a special outing for Noah's 11th birthday - they're taking a school day off to spend in the city, just the two of them!

The morning of September 11th dawns bright and clear. But in just under an hour, everything changes - forever.

Contributors:

Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks and Scope magazines, and the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.

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Paperback: $3.99

I Survived #3: I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Age: 7-10 | Grade: Grades 2-5
Summary: The horror of Hurricane Katrina is brought vividly to life in this fictional account of a boy, a dog, and the storm of the century.

Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm.

At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century - alone?
Biography

Lauren Tarshis

Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine, and the author of the critically acclaimed novel Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree. She lives in Westport, Connecticut and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.

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Paperback: $3.99

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