Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River SeaIt is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at 13, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences….

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Waiting for Baby (The New Baby)

Waiting for Baby (The New Baby)It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at 13, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences….

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And the Trees Crept in

And the Trees Crept inIt is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at 13, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences….

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The Secret Garden (Dover Children’s Thrift Classics)

The Secret Garden (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)Mistress Mary is quite contrary until she helps her garden grow. Along the way, she manages to cure her sickly cousin Colin, who is every bit as truculent as she. These two are sullen little peas in a pod, cooped up in a gloomy old manor on the Yorkshire moors, until a locked-up garden captures their imaginations and puts the blush of a wild rose in their cheeks; “It was the sweetest, most mysterious-looking place any one could imagine. The high walls which shut it in were covered with the …

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Thea’s Tree

Thea's TreeWhat Thea wants more than anything in the world is a tree–a real tree to climb and hide in, to sit under and dream. But in the city where she lives, there are no trees. So one day, Thea goes in search of a tree. This elemental story is written and illustrated by Judith Clay.”Thea’s Tree” was chosen for the White Ravens List of the International Youth Library in 2012.Judith Clay is an award-winning German artist and writer. Her work has widely been exhibited in Europe and North America….

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Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission) (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)

Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission) (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in “Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, ” they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil War? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect w…

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Staying Power: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Style

Staying Power: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and StyleSTAYING POWER: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Style helps you shape your space to meet your changing needs as you grow older. It’s “sensible, useful, comprehensive and engagingly written,” says Paula Span of The New York Times “New Old Age” blog. STAYING POWER: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Style helps you shape your space to meet your changing needs as you grow older. This practical, problem-solving handbook can help you and the people you care about enjoy freedom, co…

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Noodle (Puppy Place)

Noodle (Puppy Place)A new puppy to love in every story. Noodle is about as cute as a puppy can get. Can Jack and Lizzie help this golden doodle – half golden retriever, half poodle – find a home, or has their luck finally run out?…

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