Placed on countless reading lists and curricula, translated into more than forty languages, and made into a feature film, The Giver is a modern classic. Celebrate this beloved contribution to children's literature with the 25th Anniversary Edition. Includes a new afterword from Lois Lowry, as well as her Newbery acceptance speech.
The giver, lois lowry's newbery Medal–winning novel, has become one of the most influential books of our time. Celebrate lois lowry’s newbery medal–winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world in this 25th Anniversary Edition of The Giver. The haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, world of conformity, if colorless, is as resonant today as when it was first published.
Lois lowry will include a new afterword as well as her Newbery acceptance speech in this edition. This ebook includes a sample chapter of sequel Gathering Blue.
Gathering Blue Giver Quartet, Book 2
It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and physically flawed, young Kira faces a frightening, uncertain future. Blessed with an almost magical talent that keeps her alive, she struggles with ever broadening responsibilities in her quest for truth, discovering things that will change her life forever.
As she did in the giver, how people could evolve, Lowry challenges readers to imagine what our world could become, and what could be considered valuable. Lois lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. Every reader will be taken by Kira’s plight and will long ponder her haunting world and the hope for the future.
Messenger Giver Quartet, Book 3
As one of the few people able to travel through the dangerous Forest, Matty must deliver the message of Village’s closing and try to convince Seer’s daughter to return with him before it’s too late. This ebook includes a sample chapter of SON. Once a utopian community that prided itself on its welcome to new strangers, Village will soon be closed to all outsiders.
Strange changes are taking place in Village. But forest has become hostile to matty as well, and he must risk everything to fight his way through it, armed only with an emerging power he cannot yet explain or understand.
Son Giver Quartet, Book 4
That it had been stolen from her body. In this thrilling series finale, the startling and long-awaited conclusion to Lois Lowry’s epic tale culminates in a final clash between good and evil. But what became of him she never knew. What was his name? was he even alive? She was supposed to forget him, but that was impossible.
That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. They called her Water Claire. Now claire will stop at nothing to find her child, even if it means making an unimaginable sacrifice. Son thrusts readers once again into the chilling world of the Newbery Medal winning book, The Giver, as well as Gathering Blue and Messenger where a new hero emerges.
When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn’t exist. Claire had a son. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen.
Number the Stars
The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war. Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal. As the german troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Ellen Rosen, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, and conceals her as part of the family.
Through the eyes of ten-year-old annemarie, nearly seven thousand people, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, across the sea to Sweden.
S. But ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. E. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. 50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit.
But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published.
The outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world. The new york times"Taut with tension, filled with drama. The chicago Tribune"A classic coming-of-age book. Philadelphia daily newsa new york herald tribune best teenage booka Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsWinner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award.
No one ever said life was easy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far. The outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre.
While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age during the Civil Rights Movement
And the turning point in a young girl’s life. While the world watched is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of life in the Jim Crow South: from the bombings, riots, and assassinations to the historic marches and triumphs that characterized the Civil Rights movement. A uniquely moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past 5 decades, While the World Watched is an incredible testament to how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go.
On september 15, 1963, a klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history. Fourteen-year-old carolyn maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of her friends in the girl’s restroom she had just exited.
A Wrinkle in Time
3 by madeleine l'engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: A standalone story set in the world of A Wrinkle in Time. The austin family chroniclesmeet the austins volume 1 the moon by night volume 2 the young unicorns volume 3A Ring of Endless Light Volume 4 A Newbery Honor book!Troubling a Star Volume 5The Polly O'Keefe booksThe Arm of the StarfishDragons in the WatersA House Like a LotusAnd Both Were YoungCamillaThe Joys of Love.
A wrinkle in time is soon to be a movie from Disney, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, directed by Ava DuVernay, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling. This title has Common Core connections. Books by madeleine l'englea wrinkle in time quinteta wrinkle in timea wind in the DoorA Swiftly Tilting PlanetMany WatersAn Acceptable TimeA Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L'Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope LarsonIntergalactic P.
S. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract. A tesseract in case the reader doesn't know is a wrinkle in time. They are in search of meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem. A wrinkle in time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.
Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book.
Bridge to Terabithia
And he almost is, until the new girl in school, Leslie Burke, outpaces him. The 40th anniversary edition of the classic newbery medal-winning title by beloved author Katherine Paterson, with brand-new bonus materials including an author's note by Katherine herself and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo.
Bridge to terabithia was also named an ala notable children’s book and has become a touchstone of children’s literature, as have many of Katherine Paterson’s other novels, including The Great Gilly Hopkins and Jacob Have I Loved. Jess aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade.
It will take the love of his family and the strength that Leslie has given him for Jess to be able to deal with his grief. The two become fast friends and spend most days in the woods behind Leslie's house, where they invent an enchanted land called Terabithia. One morning, leslie goes to Terabithia without Jess and a tragedy occurs.
The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption. Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from small steps, the follow-up to Holes, as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud.
A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel. The new york times winner of the boston globe-horn book awarda new york times book review notable children's bookselected for numerous best book of the year and ala HONORS . But there are an awful lot of holes. It doesn’t take long for stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake.
A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Winner of the newbery medal and the national book award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.
Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. Now stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, where the boys build character by spending all day, Camp Green Lake, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep.
Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition Brian's Saga Book 1
Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Thirteen-year-old brian robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. He is alone in the canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present.
This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures.
When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. When brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite.