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    Adventure Time

    Ryan North; Shelli Paroline (Illustrator); Branden Lamb

    It's ADVENTURE TIME! Join Finn the Human, Jake the Dog, and Princess Bubblegum for all-new adventures through The Land of Ooo. The totally algebraic adventures of Finn and Jake have come to the comic book page! The Lich, a super-lame, SUPER-SCARY skeleton dude, has returned to the the Land of Ooo, and he's bent on total destruction! Luckily, Finn and Jake are on the case...but can they succeed against their most destructive foe yet? Featuring fan-favorite characters Marceline the Vampire Queen,……more

  • Details about Wild Magic

    Wild Magic

    Tamora Pierce

    This first volume of the Immortals Quartet tells the adventures of Daine, a young girl on the edge of discovering her own magic-- and her powerful and strange connection to the animal world.…more

  • Details about Woods Runner

    Woods Runner

    Gary Paulsen

    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 war comes to them. British soldiers and Iroquois attack. Samuel's parents are taken away, prisoners. Samuel follows, hiding, moving silently, determined to find a way to rescue them. Each day he confronts the enemy, and the tragedy and horror of this ……more

  • Details about The Beast of Cretacea

    The Beast of Cretacea

    Todd Strasser

    Master storyteller Todd Strasser reimagines the classic tale of Moby Dick as set in the future--and takes readers on an epic sci-fi adventure. When seventeen-year-old Ishmael wakes up from stasis aboard the Pequod, he is amazed by how different this planet is from the dirty, dying, Shroud-covered Earth he left behind. But Ishmael isn't on Cretacea to marvel at the fresh air, sunshine, and endless blue ocean. He's here to work, risking his life to hunt down great ocean-dwelling beasts to harves……more

  • Details about Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

    Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

    Phillip Hoose

    B95 can feel it: a stirring in his bones and feathers. It's time. Today is the day he will once again cast himself into the air, spiral upward into the clouds, and bank into the wind. He wears a black band on his lower right leg and an orange flag on his upper left, bearing the laser inscription B95. Scientists call him the Moonbird because, in the course of his astoundingly long lifetime, this gritty, four-ounce marathoner has flown the distance to the moon--and halfway back! B95 is a robin-s……more

  • Details about Facing the Lion: Growing up Maasai on the African Savanna

    Facing the Lion: Growing up Maasai on the African Savanna

    Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton

    Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers around the raising of cattle. Here's a fascinating introduction to a vibrant culture few outsiders ever see!…more

  • Details about No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits

    No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits

    Jordan Romero; Linda LeBlanc (As told to)

    Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest at age thirteen--and he didn't stop there. In this inspiring young adult memoir, he tells how he achieved such great heights. On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he became the youngest person to reach the summits of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. In this energizing memoir for young adults, Jordan, now seventeen, recounts……more

  • Details about Generation Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life

    Generation Green: The Ultimate Teen Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life

    Linda Sivertsen; Tosh Sivertsen

    We all know about the Earth's environmental crisis, but there is someone who can truly make a difference: you. If you text your friends or chat with them online, download music to your iPod, or toss bottles and papers into recycling bins, you're already more eco-savvy than you think. It's just as easy to do even more to help save the earth, and Generation Green shows you how. This book: Lays out the inside scoop on the biggest issues affecting our planet, such as global warming and overflowing l……more

  • Details about Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas

    Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas

    Jim Ottaviani

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birut#65533; Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology--and to our own understanding of ourselves. Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an access……more