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Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

By Jessica Day George
  • ISBN Code: : 1599907658
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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From bestselling author Jessica Day George comes a rich new fantasy, based on a Norwegian fairy tale, set in a land of eternal winter. Blessed--or cursed--with an ability to understand animals, the Lass (as she's known to her family) has always been seen as strange. And when an isbjorn (polar bear) seeks her out, and promises that her family will become rich if only the Lass will accompany him to his castle, she doesn't hesitate. But the bear is not what he seems, nor is his castle, which is made of ice and inhabited by a silent staff of servants. Only a grueling journey on the backs of the four winds will reveal the truth: the bear is really a prince who's been enchanted by a troll queen, and the Lass must come up with a way to free him before he's forced to marry a troll princess. Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George: Silver in the Blood The Twelve Dancing Princesses series Princess of the Midnight Ball Princess of Glass Princess of the Silver Woods The Rose Legacy series The Rose Legacy Tuesdays at the Castle series Tuesdays at the Castle Wednesdays in the Tower Thursdays with the Crown Fridays with the Wizards Saturdays at Sea Dragon Slippers series Dragon Slippers Dragon Flight Dragon Spear

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  • Total of Pages : 240
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Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celia's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing to itself. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one - other than Celia, that is - takes time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and reportedly killed, it's up to Celia with her secret knowledge of the Castle's many twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1547601221
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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The breath-taking conclusion to bestselling author Jessica Day George's heartfelt fantasy series about a girl using her ability to communicate with horses to save the future of her kingdom. Anthea and her friends are on a mission. Anthea's mother has kidnapped a Coronami princess, the herd stallion, and half a dozen more horses--enough to start her own herd. Suspecting that she is making a deal with the antagonistic emperor of the neighboring land, Kronenhof, Anthea and her friends race there to meet with the emperor and try to find Princess Margaret and the horses. But they don't have much time before Coronam declares war against Kronenhof, which would leave Anthea and her companions trapped in a hostile country. Will they be able to outmaneuver Anthea's mother, who has always been one step ahead of them? And what should they do about the rumors of wild horses in Kronenhof's forests? The Rose Legacy series comes to an thrilling conclusion as bestselling author Jessica Day George delights readers--especially horse lovers--once again.

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1599907720
  • Total of Pages : 304
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 9781599906218
  • Total of Pages : 256
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  • Members : 136
  • Pdf File: dragon-spear.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The third and final installment in New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George's dragon fantasy series races to a dramatic finale. As far as Creel is concerned, all is finally right with the world. For the first time in centuries it seems dragons and humans might be able to live together in peace. So what better time for Creel and Luka to plan their wedding. But then the dragon queen, Velika, is kidnapped by a band of rogue dragons in need of a ruler. When Creel and Luka rush to help, they discover that Luka's father has plans to take back the Far Islands from the dragons. Creel's happily ever after just might be postponed . . . again. Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George: Dragon Slippers series Dragon Slippers Dragon Flight Dragon Spear The Rose Legacy series The Rose Legacy Tuesdays at the Castle series Tuesdays at the Castle Wednesdays in the Tower Thursdays with the Crown Fridays with the Wizards Saturdays at Sea The Twelve Dancing Princesses series Princess of the Midnight Ball Princess of Glass Princess of the Silver Woods Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow Silver in the Blood

Tuesdays at the Castle Series

By Jessica Day George
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1547610263
  • Total of Pages : 964
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 957
  • Pdf File: tuesdays-at-the-castle-series.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Discover Jessica Day George's bestselling series about a castle that can rebuild itself in this five-book digital bundle! Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays, the Castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the Castle will do next, and no one--other than Celie, that is--takes the time to map out the new additions. New rooms, secret knowledge, magical animals, unknown lands, dangerous wizards, and a magical Ship--there is never a dull moment in Castle Glower. Each book brings new adventures as Celie and her family explore the Castle and learn more about its history and magic than they ever knew possible. This e-book bundle includes the entire series: Tuesdays at the Castle, Wednesdays in the Tower, Thursdays with the Crown, Fridays with the Wizards, and Saturdays at Sea.

Wednesdays in the Tower

By Jessica Day George
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1619630516
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 421
  • Pdf File: wednesdays-in-the-tower.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What will Wednesday bring in the second book in this charming New York Times bestselling middle-grade fantasy series from Jessica Day George? When her brother Rolf dares her to catch magical Castle Glower creating a new room, Princess Celie takes the challenge! No one knows the Castle better than she does. But as usual, the Castle has ideas of its own . . . Celie finds the new room, and inside it is hidden a giant egg. It looks like the Castle wants Celie to care for the egg and whatever creature it hatches! Celie hadn't bargained for a pet, and caring for this one will prove to be especially tricky, once Celie and her siblings realize what else the Castle is hiding. Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George: The Rose Legacy series The Rose Legacy Tuesdays at the Castle series Tuesdays at the Castle Wednesdays in the Tower Thursdays with the Crown Fridays with the Wizards Saturdays at Sea Dragon Slippers series Dragon Slippers Dragon Flight Dragon Spear The Twelve Dancing Princesses series Princess of the Midnight Ball Princess of Glass Princess of the Silver Woods Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow Silver in the Blood

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

By Charlie Mackesy
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062976567
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 198
  • Pdf File: the-boy-the-mole-the-fox-and-the-horse.pdf

Book Short Summary:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER · USA TODAY BESTSELLER “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse is not only a thought-provoking, discussion-worthy story, the book itself is an object of art.”- Elizabeth Egan, The New York Times From British illustrator, artist, and author Charlie Mackesy comes a journey for all ages that explores life’s universal lessons, featuring 100 color and black-and-white drawings. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” asked the mole. “Kind,” said the boy. Charlie Mackesy offers inspiration and hope in uncertain times in this beautiful book, following the tale of a curious boy, a greedy mole, a wary fox and a wise horse who find themselves together in sometimes difficult terrain, sharing their greatest fears and biggest discoveries about vulnerability, kindness, hope, friendship and love. The shared adventures and important conversations between the four friends are full of life lessons that have connected with readers of all ages.

Fridays with the Wizards

By Jessica Day George
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1619634309
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 817
  • Pdf File: fridays-with-the-wizards.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series by Jessica Day George, where a dangerous wizard threatens to destroy Castle Glower for good . . . Fridays at Castle Glower are about to get interesting! With newborn griffins hatching left and right, new Castle passageways to explore, and an out-of-the-blue wedding to plan, life is as exciting as ever for Celie, Lilah, and Rolf. But when the dangerous, ancient wizard Arkwright escapes from the dungeon, no one can rest until he is found. Celie has an idea of where he may be hiding, but the only way to stop him could be to erase parts of the Castle for good. With danger lurking behind every tapestry and under every trapdoor, can Celie outsmart Arkwright fast enough to save her family and Castle Glower? Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George: The Rose Legacy series The Rose Legacy Tuesdays at the Castle series Tuesdays at the Castle Wednesdays in the Tower Thursdays with the Crown Fridays with the Wizards Saturdays at Sea Dragon Slippers series Dragon Slippers Dragon Flight Dragon Spear The Twelve Dancing Princesses series Princess of the Midnight Ball Princess of Glass Princess of the Silver Woods Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow Silver in the Blood

Integrating Children's LIterature through the Common Core State Standards

By Rachel L. Wadham,Terrell A. Young
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1610696093
  • Total of Pages : 179
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 126
  • Pdf File: integrating-children-s-literature-through-the-common-core-state-standards.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Implementation of the Common Core State Standards with the integration of children's literature can transform teaching and learning into a holistic and engaging experience. • Offers an easy-to-understand explanation of the CCSS • Defines and explains the CCSS three-prong approach to text complexity • Provides usable lesson and unit plans • Explains how to use children's literature as a primary tool for implementing the CCSS

Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000

By Gillian Engberg,Ian Chipman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Book Code : 0838911501
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 598
  • Pdf File: booklist-s-1000-best-young-adult-books-since-2000.pdf

Book Short Summary:

With the explosion in YA publishing, it’s harder than ever to separate good books from the rest. Booklistmagazine’s editors’ deep and broad knowledge of the landscape offers indispensable guidance, and here they bring together the very best of the best books for young adults published since the start of the 21st century. Drawing on the careful judgment of expert YA librarians, this book Includes a foreword by best-selling YA lit authority Michael Cart, who demonstrates how we have entered a new golden age of books for young adults Collects reviews which showcase the most stimulating contemporary YA titles Features an essay in each section, grouped by genre, presenting an overview and examining relevant trends Indexes selections by author, title, and genre for handy reference The thoughtful professional review coverage for which ALA’s Booklist is known makes this volume an ideal tool for YA readers’ advisory and collection development.

Animals in Young Adult Fiction

By Walter Hogan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Book Code : 081086942X
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 193
  • Pdf File: animals-in-young-adult-fiction.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Of the many themes occurring in young adult literature, one that bears more extensive exploration is the adolescent-animal connection. Although substantial critical commentary has addressed children's animal stories and animals in adult fiction, very few studies have been devoted to adolescent-animal encounters. In Animals in Young Adult Fiction, Walter Hogan examines several hundred novels and stories to explore the ways in which animals are represented in these works. In additional to providing an historical survey, Hogan looks at both realistic fiction and speculative works, including fantasy, supernatural, horror, and science fiction. Hogan reviews stories that feature wild animal encounters, stories centered on relationships with horses, dogs, and other working and performing animals, and those featuring relationships with pets. Drawing upon established scholarship, this book examines human-animal relationships from multiple angles, making it an invaluable resource for librarians, teachers, and students of children's and young adult literature.