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  • An orphan reflects on the lessons he was taught by the wise old man who raised him in this lyrical novel that reads like poetry from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen. Deep in the woods, in a rustic cabin, lives an old man and t...


  • From three-time Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen comes a laugh-out-loud novel about six wacky misfits who get stuck together in a school restroom and discover friendship. It seemed like a normal school day, until a horrible storm forced the very ...


  • The Newbery Honor-winning author of "Hatchet" and "Dogsong" shares surprising true stories about his relationship with animals, highlighting their compassion, intellect, intuition, and sense of adventure. Gary Paulsen is an adventurer who compete...


  • Father-and-son writing team Gary and Jim Paulsen pick up where their Road Trip left off. Ben has been invited to try out for a special hockey academy. But Dad wants Ben to catch up to the school field trip instead. So Ben, Dad, and their dogs, Atticu...


  • Family fun takes center stage in three-time Newbery Honor winner Gary Paulsen’s hilarious novel for middle-school boys. Kevin Spencer is the glue that holds his family together. When his wacky relatives decide to have a double wedding in the backya...


  • Some people lead and some people get out of the way. It's a universal rule. A cosmic inevitability. Kevin Spencer is one lucky guy. Tina Zabinski, the World's Most Beautiful, Most Perfect, Best-Smelling Girl, is finally his girlfriend. But now that h...


  • Dad and Ben haven't been getting along recently and Dad hopes a road trip to rescue a border collie will help them reconnect. But Ben is on to Dad's plan and invites Ben's thuggish buddy, Theo. The family dog, Atticus, comes along too and the story i...


  • Jake, Jojo, and Jamie, all 12-year-olds. Jake lives in a neighborhood controlled by violence and fear. He meets a sculptor across the street, and his eyes are opened to another world. Jojo is closer to her three dogs than to her foster family. When ...


  • Kevin gets serious about Tina Zabinski, the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. Finally, finally, he's worked up his courage -- he's going to ask her out. Or will his trademark scheming get in his way?...






  • As a punishment for lying, Kevin has lost his allowance. He doesn't lie now, but he's broke. He's got to find a way to make money. Lots of it, so he can impress Tina Zabinski, the World's Most Beautiful Girl, and ask her on a date. So Kevin gets c...


  • Kevin doesn't mean to make trouble when he lies. He's just really good at it, and it makes life so much easier. But as his lies pile up, he finds himself in big -- and funny -- trouble with his friends, family, and teachers. He's got to find a way to...


  • Roped into wacky attempts to break world records, imitate scenes from books, and other inspired ideas, Riley and Reed follow their fearless leader Henry into the wilderness, the bull-riding ring, a haunted house, cataclysmic collision with explosive ...


  • Gary Paulsen’s funny follow-up to Lawn Boy is full of big surprises and big laughs. Lawn Boy says: The summer I was twelve, mowing lawns with Grandpa’s old riding mower turned into big business. With advice from Arnold the stockbroker, I lear...


  • Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston. But the...


  • "Sometimes having company is not all it's cracked up to be." Fifteen-year-old Finn is a loner, living with his dad and his amazing dog, Dylan. This summer he's hoping for a job where he doesn't have to talk to anyone except his pal Matthew. Then Joha...


  • Mudshark is the go-to guy for any mysteries that need solving. Lost your shoe? Can't find your homework? Ask Mudshark. That is, until the Psychic Parrot takes up residence in the school library and threatens to overturn Mudshark's position as the guy...


  • In three stories—Escape from Fire Mountain; Hook ’Em, Snotty!; and Danger on Midnight River—the characters meet danger at every turn in the great outdoors and learn to face their fears head on. From a forest fire to a raging river to a scary bu...


  • Zit monster.Puberty Werewolf.Potty Boy.Doo Doo Rules!I’m Duane. Duane Homer Leech. Don’t ask.I’m 12. And one week. What I want to know is, where is this whole puberty thing going? So far it’s just something put on earth to destroy me.And I do...


  • What do you do when you're being charged by a red-eyed furious wall of brown fur that is an insane moose? How do you make a weapon with your bare hands? How do you sneak up on a grouse or a rabbit, kill it with a well-aimed arrow, and cook it over...


  • An experienced Iditarod racer, Gary Paulsen celebrates his lead dog and longtime companion, Cookie, in this intimate essay. Paulsen takes readers inside the kennel as Cookie’s last litter of pups grow and learn to pull sleds across the snowy fronti...


  • One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me ...



  • You ever open your locker and find that some joker has left something really weird inside?Seventh-grader Dorso Clayman opens his locker door to find a dead body.Thirty seconds later it disappears. It’s not the first bizarre thing that has appeared ...


  • Today, Molly - Learned her wacky grandma was coming to spend the day at school with her. - Lost her Notebook with everything that matters in it, including her homework. - Got a black eye - Tore her skirt And it’s only 9 a.m. Could things get a...


  • 1944. Wartime. A six-year-old boy goes to spend the summer with his grandmother Alida in a small town near the Canadian border. With the men all gone off to fight, the women are left to run the farms. There’s plenty for the boy to do—trying to he...


  • Millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, Brian's Winter and Brian's Return know that Brian Robeson is at home in the Canadian wilderness. He has stood up to the challenge of surviving alone in the north woods. He prefers being on his own in the nat...


  • Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen has long been an ardent supporter of books, reading, and literacy programs. To further the cause of ProLiteracy Worldwide, he asked prominent authors to write an original story; the only restriction was that each sto...


  • The year is 2057. Endless wars have torn the USA apart and enslaved Americans to the CCR, the Confederation of Consolidated Republics. Growing up in the wasteland of war has made 14-year-old Cody Pierce wise in survival skills, and now he's the White...


  • Opening this book is like sitting down in a canoe, taking up a paddle, and gliding out into the summer beauty of a hidden lake. In this picture book that is as refreshing and inviting as a perfect canoe day, a fawn peeks out from the trees as ducklin...






  • The year is 2057. Endless wars have torn the USA apart and enslaved Americans to the CCR, the Confederation of Consolidated Republics. Growing up in the wasteland of war has made 14-year-old Cody Pierce wise in survival skills, and now he's the White...


  • The talented Paulsens celebrate the work ethic with sensitivity and grace as they remind readers of the quiet dignity that exists in everyday lives. Provide(s) a song of praise to the unsung heroes in every child's world and to the simple satisfactio...


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    For a 16-year-old boy out in the world alone for the first time, every day's an education in the hard work and boredom of migrant labor; every day teaches him something more about friendship, or hunger, or profanity, or lust--always lust. He learns h...


  • Francis Tucket finds his family at last in this conclusion to the popular Tucket Adventures, set in the West of 1847-1849.Francis Tucket, Lottie and Billy have survived extraordinary, hair-raising adventures in their quest to find Francis's family, l...


  • Gary Paulsen's popular Western saga continues in the fourth novel about Francis Tucket.Things look grim for Francis and his adopted family, Lottie and Billy. Without horses, water, or food, they're alone in a prairie wasteland, with the dreaded Coman...


  • A remarkable novel about one of the most important, and loving, relationships in Gary Paulsen's life.The wonderful grandmother seen through the eyes of a young boy in The Cookcamp reaches out to him at 14, offering him a haven from his harsh and pain...


  • As millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, and Brian's Winter know, Brian Robeson survived alone in the wilderness by finding solutions to extraordinary challenges. But now that's he's back in civilization, he can't find a way to make sense of hig...


  • IN JUNE 1861, when the Civil War began, Charley Goddard left his farm and enlisted in the First Minnesota Volunteers. He was fifteen. He didn't rightly know what a "shooting war" meant, or what he was fighting for. All he knew was that he didn't want...


  • Mark's solo camping trip in the desert turns into a terrifying and thrilling odyssey when a mysterious beam of light transports him to another time on what appears to be another planet. As Mark searches for a pathway back to his own time on Earth, he...


  • When Andy Hawkes's parents are tragically killed by a hit-and-run driver, Andy is sent to live with his mysterious grandfather. Andy has only met Grandfather Hawkes once, at his parents' funeral. The old man seemed frail and sickly, and a little bit ...


  • When their dad, an anthropologist studying the ruins of the ancient cliff dwellers at El Debajo, New Mexico, fails to meet them at the airport, Katie and Sam wonder if he has fallen victim to the ruin's reputed curse....


  • Twins Jeremy and Jason Parsons are helping their grandma run the Thunder Valley Ski Lodge while their grandfather recuperates from a broken hip. When Grandma Parsons joins their grandfather at the hospital, the boys are left to take care of the lodge...


  • Justin McCallister loves life on his aunt and uncle's Montana sheep ranch...until a grizzly bear begins terrorizing the livestock, injuring Justin's collie, Radar, and killing his pet lamb, Blue. Justin decides to take matters into his own hands and ...


  • Super-brain Zack Griffin and hoops fan Jeff Brown wouldn't normally hang together. But when both boys win trips to a famous science laboratory, they find out they do have one thing in common: curiosity. They discover that one of the machines in the l...


  • Thirteen-year-old Ryan Swanner and his mom just moved to the mountain resort of Black Water Lake. The locals say that beneath the lake's seemingly calm surface, a giant, ancient creature lives. But Ryan's new friend Rita tells him that's just hogwash...


  • Harold Schernoff, 14-year-old science whiz and social nerd, has a theory for every problem, from dating, to bullies, to making money, to sports, to how to buy a car when you're underage. When he and his buddy team up to put his theories to the test, ...


  • Francis Tucket and his adopted family, Lottie and Billy, are heading west in search of Francis's parents on the Oregon Trail. But when winter comes early, Francis turns south to avoid the cold, and leads them right into enemy territory--the Mexican W...


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    With his trench coat, sunglasses, and debonair James Bond air, Amos Binder is mistaken for a double agent and given a top secret assignment to fulfill, and looks to his best friend, Dunc, to bail him out. Original....


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    Best buddies Dunc and Amos are at the winter sports events. A pretty skater needs their help to defect from North Korea, but suddenly Kim Su-Yong doesn't seem to remember asking the boys for their help. In fact, she's downright hostile. Does she have...


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    Many readers of Nightjohn have wanted to know what happened to Sarny, the young slave whom Nightjohn taught to read. Here is Sarny's story, from the moment she leaves the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, suddenly a free woman in search o...






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    Dunc thinks Mr. Smith is just an old man who owns a junkyard and a mean junkyard dog. But Amos is convinced Mr. Smith is Lightning Man, a retired superhero, and the dog is his super sidekick. Meanwhile, Mr. Smith's sinister new neighbor, Professor Br...


  • WesternLarge Print EditionSheriff Al Murphy had no jurisdiction in the Arizona territory, but that didnt matter because Risa needed his help and he owed her. Risas husband was a lawyer and a leader in their small Mexican community. A few weeks ago he...


  • Chosen One, The ancient palace lies in the Valley of Zon. It is imperative that you come immediately. You are my last hope. Look for the secret path. The stars will lead the way. Take care. The eyes of Mogg are everywhere. As if school bullies we...


  • In Gary Paulsen's classic novel Hatchet, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is stranded in the Canadian wilderness. To survive, he must rely on his intelligence, his instincts, and one tool: a hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he is rescued...


  • Jesse Rodriguez has a pretty exciting job for a 13-year-old, working for his friend Buck at a small flight and skydiving school near Seattle. But he still can't wait to turn 16 and finally be old enough to make his first free-fall jump from a plane. ...


  • Vowing to find the sunken ship of treasure that claimed his father's life, Tag Jones is unperturbed by rumors that the ship is haunted, but when he and his friend are asked to retrieve some sunken parcels, they find themselves in dangerous water. Ori...



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    Amos's big sister Amy is always dating rejects. But this time, her boyfriend was rejected by the grave! He's got pale skin, dark hair, mesmerizing eyes, an annoying tendency to disappear, and he wants to have the Culpeppers over for a late night Hall...


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    Anyone who knows Amos knows that in his case, dogs are definitely not man's best friends. Even his own dog growls and shows his teeth whenever Amos is around. Amos isn't exactly fond of Scruff either. It's a dog-eat-dog world. But when Scruff gets mi...


  • Unhappy with his family's move to Folsum, New Mexico, Jim Stanton begins to suspect that something is not right with the town and with Folsum National Laboratories, headed by the creepy Jefferson Kincaid, a feeling that is reinforced by a mysterious ...


  • Roman Sanchez, whose S.W.A.T. team father had been killed in the line of duty, must cope with fear, memories, and extreme danger when he and three others are held hostage by masked gunmen in a mountain cabin. Original....


  • On a moonlit winter night, a team of dogs pulls a sled, taking the narrator and readers on a wondrous ride through the snow, into and out of the woods. It is a ride you'll wish would never end.Through this exquisite prose poem, Gary Paulsen shares th...



  • Slow-learner Daniel Martin escapes his peers' teasing by spending most of his time outdoors. But when a van crash plunges him and a gang of bullies in the river, Daniel must choose between saving himself and risking his life to save the others. The t...


  • "I've had enough..." Alex let go of her horse and hit Bobbie like a tigress, driving her back and knocking her on her rear. "Now we'll see if you have problems with your rump." Bobbie leapt to her feet. Her lips were tight. She stalked past Alex a...


  • When a rancher rides into town half dead, Sheriff Al Murphy finds the man's wife and daughters murdered on his ranch and sets out after the murderers--but soon discovers that he has now become the prey....


  • They steal a Bible from a cheap motel, find an old army tent, and start raking in the money hand over fist. Steven's father is tired of being poor, so he decides to be a preacher. At first Steven is embarrassed by the way his father lies so easily ab...


  • Survival in the wilderness--Gary Paulsen writes about it so powerfully in his novels Hatchet and The River because he's lived it.  These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, along the rivers and in the woods of northern Minnesota. ...


  • Discovering a wrecked B-17 Bomber and the remains of its crew on Devil's Wall mountain, three young climbers, who have become trapped in the same area, learn from the navigator's diary that he used his dead crewman for food. Original....



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    Amos is in love with Melissa, but when Melissa is suddenly interested in Amos, after ignoring him in the past, Dunc thinks something is fishy, in an adventure that features a Culpepper Cupid Quiz to test romantic know-how. Original....


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    Becoming the target of a gorilla's affections, Amos receives little support from his best friend, Dunc, who believes that the enamored Louise is the key to a really big case involving a respected senator. Original....


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    A treasured rifle passed down through generations is the cause of a tragic accident in this timely tale. With subtle mastery and precision, this tough, thought-provoking novel challenges the idea that firearms don't become instruments of destruction...


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    In clear and eloquent language, Gary Paulsen pays tribute to a cycle of life--from seed to plant to tortilla. Workers till the black soil, operate the clanking machinery of the factory, and drive the trucks that deliver the tortillas back into the ha...


  • Alone. Francis Tucket now feels more confident that he can handle almost anything. A year ago, on the wagon train, he was kidnapped from his family by a Pawnee hunting party. Then he escaped with the help of the mountain man, Mr. Grimes. Now that he ...




  • Will veered to the left and ducked into one of the passages leading away from the palace room. Sarah stumbled and fell. Will pulled her up. They could hear the big man closing in on them. Will took another left turn and then another. Scarface's foots...


  • To know things, for us to know things, is bad for them. We get to wanting and when we get to wanting it's bad for them. They thinks we want what they got . . . . That's why they don't want us reading." -- Nightjohn "I didn't know what letters was, n...




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    In helping an extraterrestrial get back to his planet, Amos hides him under his bed while he and Dunc think of what to do, until Amos starts displaying new powers on the football field, and Dunc thinks the mysterious alien is behind it. Original....


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    Amos is desperate. He's desperate for two tickets to the romantic event of his young life . . . the Road Kill concert! He'll do anything to get them because he heard from a friend of a friend of a friend of Melissa Hansen that she's way into Road Kil...




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    Five . . . four . . . three . . . two . . .  Olympic superstar Francesco Bartoli is about to hurl  himself down the face of a mountain in another  attempt to clinch the world slalom speed record.  Cheering fans and snapping cameras are everyw...


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    During a weekend in Washington, D.C., with their fifth-grade class, Dunc and Amos come face to face with Amos's double, Prince Gustav of Muldavia, who asks Amos to switch places with him to uncover a traitor. Original....


  • Dunc worries that Amos has gone too far when the latter dons a leather jacket, slicks back his hair, and adopts a nickname, in order to uncover a stolen stereo racket led by the tough new kid in school. Original....


  • Told in both English and Spanish, Sisters/Hermanas tells of Rosa, a fourteen-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico City, and Traci, a fourteen-year-old from the suburbs of Houston. “Paulsen has done a masterful job of creating two well-developed, ...


  • In this collection of stories that reveal the strength and frailty of the human spirit, the award-winning author offers up the subject of human vulnerability with a spareness of language and an intensity of emotion that are the hallmarks of his ficti...


  • Grieving over the death of his beloved Midge, Al Murphy, former sheriff of Cincherville, gets a new lease on life when his investigation into murder and intrigue involving a lucrative government contract leads to a struggle for survival...


  • In this memoir of a World War II childhood, Paulsen paints a haunting self-portrait of a young boy drawn helplessly into the physical and emotional violence of the adult world. “An indelible account...hallmarked by Paulsen’s sinewy writing” (Ki...


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    Deciphering a code they find in a library book, best friends for life Amos and Dunc stumble onto a burglary ring. The burglars' next target is the home of Melissa, the girl of Amos's dreams (who doesn't even know that he's alive). Amos longs to be a ...




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    When Dunc and Amos are invited to spend a week in Scotland, Dunc can already hear the bagpipes a-blowin'. But when the boys spend their first night in an ancient castle, it isn't bagpipes they hear. It's moans! Dunc hears groaning coming from inside ...




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    It's Christmastime! And Dunc, Amos, and Amos's cousin, T.J., hit the mall for some serious shopping. But when the seasonal magic is threatened by some disappearing presents and Santa Claus himself is a prime suspect, the boys put their celebration on...


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    This summer will be different. That's for sure. When an eleven-year-old city boy is dropped off to stay on a farm with relatives, he doesn't know what to expect. His cousin Harris soon takes care of that. Harris is rude and crude and finds trouble at...


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    When Amos wins a Why I Love My Dog Contest, he and Dunc are off on the Caribbean cruise of their dreams! But there's something downright fishy about Amos's suitcase, and before they know it, the two best friends wind up with more high seas adventure ...


  • He knew he wouldn't learn much staying on the farm. Being a runaway meant excitement and knowledge. Then, after one terrifying night with the carnival people, he wondered whether growing up so fast and knowing so much, was the best way to keep ahead....


  • Dunc's not afraid of ghosts, although Amos is sure that the old Rambridge house is haunted by the ghost of Blackboard the Pirate. Then the best friends meet Eddie, a meek man who claims to be impersonating Blackbeard's ghost in order to live in the h...


  • Having read about a boy who survived fifty-four days in the forest is little help to Amos when he and Dunc try hang gliding and crash in the wilderness, where they are kidnapped by a wild man. Original....


  • Paulsen captures a vanishing way of life and offers a lyrical tribute to the american farm. “Paulsen’s prose is realistic and down-to-earth....Ruth Wright Paulsen’s paintings are an invitation to pause and imagine...a delight” (Christian Scie...


  • Dunc and his best friend, Amos, are planning the best route to get the most candy on Halloween. But their plans change when Amos is slightly bitten by a werewolf. he begins scratching himself and chasing UPS trucks: He's become a werepuppy!...



  • While researching a Civil War cannon, Dunc and Amos discover a time portal that transports them back to downtown Culpepper on March 8, 1862--the day before the historic clash between the Monitor and the Merrimac....



  • In hot pursuit of a band of doll thieves, Dunc Culpepper and his accident-prone sidekick Amos do some serious snooping when a doll that once belonged to Charles Dickens is stolen from a doll exhibition at a local mall. Original....


  • "It comes on everybody at a certain time in their life to not believe in Santa Claus," says the narrator of A Christmas Sonata. For him it came when he was a small boy during the Second World War and stumbled across his neighbor putting on a Santa su...


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    Fourteen-year-old John Barron is asked, like his father and grandfather before him, to spend the summer taking care of their sheep in the haymeadow. Six thousand sheep. John will be alone, except for two horses, four dogs, and all those sheep. Joh...


  • It all begins when Rocky follows Mick Strum around town while he sketches its people, animals and graveyard. Mick has been commissioned by Rocky's Kansas town to create a memorial to their war dead.As Rocky learns to respect Mick and his talents, he ...


  • In 1944 a little boy is sent to stay with his grandmother. Grandma cooks for nine men who are building a road from Minnesota to Canada. Living in the forest is a great adventure. The little boy helps his grandmother, who gives him her love and del...


  • "We want you to do it again." These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived. Now the government wants h...



  • For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska....


  • When journalist Tally Janrus and his muckraking colleague Kyle Paring investigate a child molestation-murder case, they uncover a worldwide string of child murders, crimes involving millionaire businessmen in a vicious child-buying cartel...



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    Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they become men. Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid--the one that will usher him into manhood. He is to be a man for but...


  • Following the turn of the seasons, eleven year old Eldon traces the daily routines of his life on a farm and his relationship with his older brother Wayne. During the winter, with little work to be done on the farm, Eldon and Wayne spend the quiet ho...




  • ONE BOY'S TALE OF SURVIVAL ON AN UNFORGIVING SEA.... Fourteen-year-old David was only trying to fulfill his uncle's last wish when he set sail on the Frog. He wasn't ready for the way the world seems to disappear out on the ocean, and he certainly wa...



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    Every morning fifteen-year-old Wil Neuton gets up, brushes his teeth, leaves the house, and rows away from shore. He's discovered the island -- a place where he can go to be alone and learn to know nature -- and himself. On the island he watches the ...


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    A critically acclaimed tearjerker from a master storyteller: On one side of the border is brutality and heartache; on the other side--a new life. 14yo Manny is an orphan in Juarez, Mexico. He competes with his bigger, meaner rivals for the coins Amer...


  • Thoughts of his parents' divorce fill Brian Robeson's head as he flies in a single-engine plane to visit his father in the Canadian wilderness. When the pilot suffers a massive heart attack and dies, Brian must somehow land the plane by himself and t...



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    HOW DOES IT ALL END? They are four different people with four separate lives: Sue, a young woman distanced from her native roots; David, a traveler in search of a dream; Laura, a student seeking her parents' understanding; and Peter, a rock star...


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    In the Old Days There Were Songs Something is bothering Russel Susskit. He hates waking up to the sound of his father's coughing, the smell of diesel oil, the noise of snow machines starting up. Only Oogruk, the shaman who owns the last team ...


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    IF I TOUCH THE DEER, DEATH WILL BE CHEATED For John Borne's family, hunting has nothing to do with sport or manliness. It's a matter of survival. Every fall John and his grandfather go off into the woods to shoot the deer that puts meat on the table...


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    Once in a lifetime someone truly out of the ordinary comes along -- and your world will never be the same. He appeared with the hockey season in 1958, and that winter dancing Carl was king of the rinks. Some said he looked like a drunk and a bum i...


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    Carley would rather have been anywhere but here: a town deep in Minnesota s farm country, with nothing plentiful except poverty. Still, staying with his Uncle David and his family was better than reform school which was where Carley was heading. Some...


  • A sniper was loose on the Chicago strip. And the city was running scared. He killed from the rooftops, swiftly, terribly and at random. He shot secretaries, tourists, even policemen - anyone who came within range of his high-powered rifle. And he van...


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  • A SEARING MEGATON OF DOUBLE-EDGED DISASTER Monstrous, unstoppable, the meteorite hurtled toward a major American City. Within hours its journey would end in a flaming inferno of terror and death. As Foreman, veteran satellite tracker, raced against...


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    An Indian brave stands poised to shoot a white deer drinking from a pool of water in the moonlight. It is only a dream -- a recurring nightmare that haunts fifteen-year-old Janet Carson -- but it is a dream that will change her forever. Janet, one o...



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    Carl and his cousin are lost and getting desperate when they find the shack hidden in the woods. It's their only chance for shelter--but who could be living way out there? Then they see the Foxman. As he welcomes the boys, he grabs his mask--too late...


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    You have to take sides to survive—even if the choice tears you apart. From the Newbery Honor winning author of Hatchet, His uncle wants him to stay home and work the farm, but the boy knows there's a world out there he has to see. Yet being a runaw...


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  • Fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is heading west on the Oregon Trail with his family by wagon train. When he receives a rifle for his birthday, he is thrilled that he is being treated like an adult. But Francis lags behind to practice shooting and is...


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    THE STORY IS all true and happened to me and is mine.Tony’s mom, Al, is a terrific single mother who works as a dancer at the Kitty Kat Club. Twelve-year-old Tony is a budding artist, inspired by backstage life at the club. When some of his drawing...