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Al Capone Shines My Shoes

By Gennifer Choldenko
  • ISBN Code: : 1101155787
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Moose and the cons are about to get a lot closer in this much-anticipated sequel to NEWBERY HONOR Al Capone Does My Shirts It's 1935. Moose Flanagan lives on Alcatraz with his family, the other families of the guards, and a few hundred no-name hit men, con men, mad dog murderers and a handful of bank robbers too. And one of those cons has just done him a big favor. You see, Moose has never met Al Capone, but a few weeks ago Moose wrote a letter to him asking him to use his influence to get his sister, Natalie, into a school she desperately needs in San Francisco. After Natalie got accepted, a note appeared in Moose?s freshly laundered shirt that said: Done. As this book begins, Moose discovers a new note. This one says: Your turn. Is it really from Capone? What does it mean? Moose can't risk anything that might get his dad fired. But how can he ignore Al Capone?

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  • Pdf File: the-war-with-grandpa.pdf

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The award-winning children’s classic - now a major film Peter was so excited that Grandpa was coming to live with his family - but he hadn’t expected Grandpa to take his room... Peter loves his Grandpa, but now he feels he has only one choice: to declare war! With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even. They used to be such great pals. Has their war gone too far?

The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee

By Elinor Teele
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 006234515X
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 901
  • Pdf File: the-treasure-of-mad-doc-magee.pdf

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A rip-roaring puzzle box of an adventure about grit, guts, and gold, from Elinor Teele, the acclaimed author of The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin. The small, run-down town of Eden is the only place Jenny Burns has ever called home. The roots of the trees are in her bones, the air of the mountains is in her breath, the lakes and rivers are in her blood. And that’s why, when her father loses his job and tells Jenny that they may have to move on from Eden, she knows she can’t let that happen. The fever of New Zealand’s gold rush still runs in the veins of Eden, and everyone knows the legend of Doc Magee: how he found the largest gold nugget anyone had ever seen and hid it somewhere in the hills before he disappeared. Jenny and her best friend, Pandora, know that if they can find the gold, it’ll solve all their problems. But the way is fraught with mysteries, riddles, and danger—and those are just the threats they know about. Before her quest is over, Jenny will have to face challenges from within as well as from without.

Almost Starring Skinnybones

By Barbara Park
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  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Book Code : 0307797058
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 392
  • Pdf File: almost-starring-skinnybones.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you thought Junie B. Jones was funny—catch more laughs from New York Times bestselling author Barbara Park with the hilarious sequel to Skinnybones—just right for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and I Funny! And the award goes to…Alex Frankovitch! Roll out the red carpet! Alex “Skinnybones” Frankovitch is about to become a HUGE star—in his very own TV commercial! But Alex’s plans for stardom go HORRIBLY wrong. Forget fame and fortune—his friends think he’s a FLOP! And his fan club only has two members—a cat and a drooling toddler. Can Alex figure out another way to get his name in lights? Or is this star going to crash and burn? “Skinnybones equals tickled funny bones.” —Booklist “Young Alex ‘Skinnybones’ Frankovitch finally gets his chance to become a Big Celebrity…in this amusing follow-up to Skinnybones.” —Publishers Weekly “Once again demonstrating her remarkable ear for dialogue, [Barbara Park] also shows a good sense of timing in this fast-paced outing.” —School Library Journal

Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Monkey House #10

By David A. Adler
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101076097
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 671
  • Pdf File: cam-jansen.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Someone's been monkeying around at the zoo, and now some monkeys are missing! Leave it to Cam to find the thief, and to return the missing monkeys safely to their cage.

The Curse of the Campfire Weenies

By David Lubar
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  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Book Code : 142995969X
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 532
  • Pdf File: the-curse-of-the-campfire-weenies.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Award-winning storyteller David Lubar's third collection of warped and creepy tales, in which the young protagonists encounter monsters of every kind, from a thirsty vampire and wandering ghost to a dreaded math teacher and overly enthusiastic Girl Scout leader. A boy discovers the answer to one of the great urban mysteries: why are pigeons always pooping in parks? A second-grade class learns why they should always be nice to their math teacher....An ancient predator uses the internet to search out its prey... A young girl and her little brother escape a campfire weenie only to encounter something even more terrifying: a troop of Girl Scouts singing campfire songs. For this, his third collection of warped and creepy "weenie" tales, critically-acclaimed author and master of the macabre David Lubar traveled deep into the shadowy corners of his mind, looking for new ways to amuse and terrify his readers. And in the tradition of In the Land of the Lawn Weenies and Invasion of the Road Weenies, he reveals the inspiration behind each of the thirty-five stories at the end of the book. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Taste For Red

By Lewis Harris
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0547394152
  • Total of Pages : 180
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 701
  • Pdf File: a-taste-for-red.pdf

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A sixth-grade Goth girl who thinks she’s a vampire encounters her greatest nemesis when she enrolls at Sunny Hill Middle School in this hilarious and entirely original take on the vampire genre for middle graders. Svetlana Grimm has recently discovered she’s a vampire. The clues are all there: she can eat only red foods, has to sleep under the bed because of her heightened sensitivity to light and noise, and can read others’ thoughts. But this new discovery is making her transition from home-schooling to attending sixth grade at Sunny Hill Middle School that much more difficult. After all, what can she possibly have in common with those jellybean-eaters in her class? She prefers to watch them from afar in her hidden lair atop the Oak of Doom in her backyard. But things get more interesting when Svetlana’s cruel yet beautiful science teacher, Ms. Larch, reads her thoughts. Svetlana is excited to have found another of her kind—until her new neighbor, The Bone Lady, fills her in on Ms. Larch's true identity and her own. What happens when your sixth-grade science teacher might also be your immortal enemy?

Al Capone Does My Shirts

By Lisa Kurkov
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • Book Code : 1731643756
  • Total of Pages : 48
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 849
  • Pdf File: al-capone-does-my-shirts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

AL CAPONE DOES MY SHIRTS: This nonfiction companion to Al Capone Does My Shirts explores what life was like for the children and families who lived on Alcatraz in the mid-1930s. A CLOSER LOOK: Get the facts about the history of Alcatraz and the criminals housed there, and examine the views of autism in the 30s and today. NONFICTION COMPANIONS: This series of 48-page books takes popular, grade-appropriate fiction titles and provides a more in-depth understanding of them. Also includes a glossary and before- and after-reading activities for home or the classroom! BENEFITS: Students will love to take a closer look at books that are already familiar to them, reading about the histories, author backgrounds, and real-life facts surrounding books they know and love! WHY ROURKE: Since 1980, we’ve been committed to bringing out the best non-fiction books to help you bring out the best in your young learners. Our carefully crafted topics encourage all students who are "learning to read" and "reading to learn"!

Autism in Young Adult Novels

By Marilyn Irwin,Annette Y. Goldsmith,Rachel Applegate
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 1442251840
  • Total of Pages : 166
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 381
  • Pdf File: autism-in-young-adult-novels.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this volume, the authors identify and assess all young adult novels that include autism content—either suggested or stated overtly—beginning with a novel published in 1968.