SAA Grade 4 Summer Reading

All orders placed between now and May 10 will be delivered to your son at SAA before the end of school. Any purchases made at the store during this time will benefit SAA!

Order summer reading or anything else from The Twig Book Shop between now and May 10 and a portion of your purchase will be donated to the San Antonio Academy Library! When shopping in the store, be sure to alert the Twig associate to attribute your sale to the San Antonio Academy. When shopping online please put SAA in the order notes.

Orders may be submitted online 24/7 or by phone between 10am and 6 pm daily (210-826-6411).

Orders placed after May 10 can either be mailed to your home (shipping charges apply) or picked up at The Twig for no extra charge.

Please be sure to choose "Pick up at store" as the delivery option if you do not wish to pay for shipping!

Thank you for supporting your local, independent bookstore!


Artemis Fowl-Artemis Fowl, Book 1 By Eoin Colfer Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368036986
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Published: Disney Hyperion - October 2nd, 2018

Athlete vs. Mathlete By W. C. Mack Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781599908588
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 5th, 2013

Owen Evans lights up the scoreboards. His brother, Russell, rocks the school boards. These twin brothers couldn't be more different. They've long kept the peace by going their separate ways, but all that is about to change. The new basketball coach recruits Russell for the seventh grade team and a jealous Owen has to fight to stay in the game.


The Basque Dragon (The Unicorn Rescue Society #2) By Adam Gidwitz, Jesse Casey, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Jesse Casey, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735231757
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Published: Puffin Books - August 6th, 2019

The Unicorn Rescue Society is back! Now available in paperback.

INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS STORY about the medieval Secret Order of the Unicorn!


Across the vast, blue ocean, in the mountains of the Basque Country, a fearsome creature has gone missing. And the Unicorn Rescue Society are the only ones who can save it.
 


Bear Bottom (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534479470
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

In the seventh novel in New York Times bestselling Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series, Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth to solve the disappearances of endangered bison and an irreplaceable necklace.

Teddy Fitzroy, his family, and some other FunJungle employees have been invited to visit a bison ranch just outside Yellowstone National Park that FunJ


Belly Up (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416987321
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2011

Twelve-year-old Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Fitzroy has murder on his hands and trouble on his tail. He believes that Henry, the hippopotamus at the brand-new FunJungle, has been murdered. The zoo’s top brass claim the hippo went belly up the natural way, but Teddy and his feisty friend Summer McCraken have other ideas.


Big Game (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481423342
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2016

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident zoo sleuth when a rhinoceros is at risk in Big Game, a follow-up to Belly Up and Poached—which Kirkus Reviews called a “thrill-ride of a mystery.”

When someone takes aim at Rhonda Rhino, FunJungle’s pregnant (and endangered) Asian greater one-horned rhinoceros, the zoo steps up sec


Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows By Ryan Calejo Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534426597
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Published: Aladdin - October 22nd, 2019

“A perfect pick for kids who love Rick Riordan.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A winner for all kids, but it will be especially loved by Latinx and Hispanic families.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The Lightning Thief meets the Story Thieves series in this middle grade fantasy inspired by Hispanic folklore, leg


The Chupacabras of the Río Grande (The Unicorn Rescue Society #4) By Adam Gidwitz, David Bowles, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, David Bowles, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735231818
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Published: Puffin Books - January 14th, 2020

Pura Belpré Honor-winning author David Bowles joins Newbery Honor-winning Adam Gidwitz as co-author of the newest Unicorn Rescue Society adventure, as the kids travel to the U.S.-Mexican border to help the legendary chupacabras.

INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS STORY about the medieval Secret Order of the Unicorn!


City of Orphans By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416971085
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2012

Plot twists, big accusations, and plenty of shifty, crooked characters fill the pages of this harrowing adventure from Newbery Medalist Avi.

The streets of 1893 New York are crowded and filthy. For thirteen-year-old newsboy Maks Geless, they are also dangerous. Bruno, leader of the awful Plug Ugly Gang, has set his sights on Maks and orders his boys to track him down.


The Creature of the Pines (The Unicorn Rescue Society #1) By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735231726
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - August 6th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller—now available in paperback.

INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS STORY about the medieval Secret Order of the Unicorn!


Unicorns are real.
(At least we think they are.)
 


Dogs Don't Tell Jokes By Louis Sachar Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780679833727
Availability: Not currently available
Published: Yearling - August 11th, 1992

A sidesplitting classic from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover!
 


Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763687649
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2016

Available in a paperback edition! The beloved 2014 Newbery Medal winner by former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo.


From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler By E.L. Konigsburg Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689711817
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler!

When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully.


Front Desk (Front Desk #1) (Scholastic Gold) By Kelly Yang Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338157826
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 25th, 2019

Four starred reviews and over ten best-of-year lists!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewMia Tang has a lot of secrets.Num


Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers By Margaret Peterson Haddix, Anne Lambelet (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062838384
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 3rd, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix takes readers on a thrilling adventure filled with mysteries and plot twists aplenty in this absorbing series about family and friendships. Perfect for fans of A Wrinkle in Time and The City of Ember!

What makes you you?


Greystone Secrets #2: The Deceivers By Margaret Peterson Haddix Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062838414
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 9th, 2021

The second book in the Greystone Secrets series from the master of plot twists, Margaret Peterson Haddix—perfect for fans of A Wrinkle in Time and The City of Ember, now available in paperback!

Until their mother vanished, the Greystone kids—Chess, Emma, and Finn—knew nothing about the other world.


Greystone Secrets #3: The Messengers By Margaret Peterson Haddix Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062838445
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 1st, 2022

In the dazzling conclusion to the Greystone Secrets series from New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix, the Greystones and their doubles, the Gustanos, must team up to save the alternate world—before both worlds are lost.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, Book 1) By J. K. Rowling, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Mary GrandPré (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338299144
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 26th, 2018

A special new edition in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with a stunning new cover illustration by Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick. Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground.


The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter By Aaron Reynolds Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316407809
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

New York Times best-selling author Aaron Reynolds delivers an "entertainingly spooky romp" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) about Rex Dexter, who is itching to have a dog . . .


Jake and Lily By Jerry Spinelli Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780064471985
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 1st, 2018

Beloved Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, author of Maniac Magee and Wringer, addresses issues of identity, belonging, family, and bullying in this humorous and heartfelt novel about twins. 


James and the Giant Peach By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142410363
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2007

From the World's No. 1 Storyteller, James and the Giant Peach is a children's classic that has captured young reader's imaginations for generations.

One of TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time


Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians #1) By Rick Riordan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368051477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney Hyperion - May 3rd, 2022

Lion Down (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534424746
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 25th, 2020

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth when a lion is falsely accused of killing a distinguished dog in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series.

For once, operations at the enormous zoo/theme park appear to be running smoothly (except for the occasional herring-related mishap in the penguin exhibit) and Te


The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Ralph S. Mouse #1) By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780380709243
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Published: HarperCollins - June 15th, 2021

In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check in to the Mountain View Inn.


Nightbooks By J. A. White Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062560094
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 25th, 2019

A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling. 


Number the Stars: A Newbery Award Winner By Lois Lowry Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780547577098
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Published: Clarion Books - May 2nd, 2011

The unforgettable Newbery Medal–winning novel from Lois Lowry. As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.


The One and Only Bob By Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illustrator) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062991324
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Published: HarperCollins - May 3rd, 2022

A #1 New York Times bestseller and a #1 Indie bestseller!

"Good dog Bob. Great to have a best friend.”—Danny DeVito


One-Handed Catch By MJ Auch Cover Image
By MJ Auch
$12.99
ISBN: 9780312535759
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Published: Square Fish - March 3rd, 2009

"Dad had asked me to give him a hand, and that's exactly what I was doing. I was fast becoming part of the fourteen-cent chopped meat special—which, I'm told, was not a big seller for the rest of the day."


One-Third Nerd By Gennifer Choldenko, Églantine Ceulemans (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524718916
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Published: Yearling - May 26th, 2020

A funny story about a lovable family and the best dog ever from the Newbery Honor-winning author of Al Capone Does My Shirts and the Tales from Alcatraz series.


Panda-monium (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481445689
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 20th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth when the zoo’s newest addition goes missing—before she even arrives!—in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series.


FunJungle is frenzied, awaiting the arrival of its most thrilling animal yet̵


Poached (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442467781
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2015

Teddy Fitzroy’s back for another zoo mystery—this time it’s a koala caper—in this action-packed follow-up to Belly Up that School Library Journal called a “whopper of a whodunit that delivers plenty of suspects, action, slapstick, gross bodily functions, red herrings, and animal trivia.”

School troublemaker Vance Jessup thinks Teddy F


The River (A Hatchet Adventure #2) By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780307929617
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Published: Ember - March 13th, 2012

The government sends Brian back to the Canadian wilderness in this beloved follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen!
 


Sasquatch and the Muckleshoot (The Unicorn Rescue Society #3) By Adam Gidwitz, Joseph Bruchac, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735231788
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Published: Puffin Books - January 14th, 2020

Among the towering fir trees of the Pacific Northwest, a famously elusive creature is in serious trouble.

INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS STORY about the medieval Secret Order of the Unicorn!

All Elliot wants is a nice, normal day at school. All Uchenna wants is an adventure. Guess whose wish comes true?


Soldier Dogs #1: Air Raid Search and Rescue By Marcus Sutter, Pat Kinsella (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcus Sutter, Pat Kinsella (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062844033
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperFestival - June 5th, 2018

The paw-biting start to a thrilling new adventure series perfect for fans of Max and the I Survived books, inspired by the brave military dogs who helped our troops win World War II. 

Includes a collectible poster and a pull-out map!


Soldier Dogs #4: Victory at Normandy By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062844095
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Published: HarperFestival - May 7th, 2019

Fans of the bestselling Max and Scout dog stories will love the fourth book in the Soldier Dog series, which takes readers to the beaches of Normandy and the most famous battle of World War II: D-Day. 

Includes a collectible poster!  


Soldier Dogs #6: Heroes on the Home Front By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062957979
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Published: HarperFestival - March 3rd, 2020

Twin siblings give their dog to the Coast Guard during WWII only to discover a German threat in their hometown. The sixth book in the action-packed Soldier Dogs series that’s perfect for fans of Hero and Max! 

Comes with a pull-out collectible poster and map!


Soldier Dogs #2: Attack on Pearl Harbor By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062844057
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Published: HarperCollins - October 30th, 2018

Inspired by the stories of the real dogs who courageously served during World War II, this action-packed book takes readers into the action during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  

Includes a collectible poster and a pull-out map!


Soldier Dogs #3: Secret Mission: Guam By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062844071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperFestival - March 5th, 2019

Step into the action as the U.S. Marines and the Dobermans of World War II fight to recapture the island of Guam from Japanese troops. 

Includes a pull-out map with a collectible poster!


Soldier Dogs #5: Battle of the Bulge By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcus Sutter, Andie Tong (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062957948
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Published: HarperFestival - November 19th, 2019

A loyal army of sled dog teams up with an unlikely pair of kids to help Allied forces win the Battle of the Bulge in the fifth book in this action-packed middle grade series! Perfect for fans of the Hero and Scout books. 

Comes with a pull-out collectible poster and map!


Spy School By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442421837
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

“Combines Alex Rider’s espionage skills with a huge dose of the sarcasm of Artemis Fowl.” —School Library Journal

Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent?


Stay By Bobbie Pyron Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062839237
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 5th, 2020

Fans of Pax and A Dog’s Way Home will love this heartwarming story of a girl living in a shelter and the homeless dog she’s determined to reunite with his family, now available in paperback.


The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) By Tom Angleberger Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419715174
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - March 10th, 2015

Strange things are happening at McQuarrie Middle School in The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, the opener to the New York Times bestselling series from Tom Angleberger!
 
It takes the wisdom of Yoda to survive the sixth grade.
 
Meet Dwight, a sixth-grade oddball.


Stuart Little 75th Anniversary Edition By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator) Cover Image
By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780064400565
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

The classic story by E. B. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte's Web and The Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure.


The Terrible Two By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419727375
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - October 3rd, 2017

From New York Times bestselling authors Mac Barnett and Jory John comes The Terrible Two, the first book in a deviously funny series about fitting in, making your mark, and finding a friend where you least expect one.
 
“A double helping of fun and mischief.” —Jeff Kinney, author, Diary of a Wimpy Kid
 


Rick Riordan Presents: Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky-A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 1 By Kwame Mbalia Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368042413
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 22nd, 2020

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (FunJungle) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534443761
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

In the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series, Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth to solve his most improbable mystery yet—with a victim that’s 65 million years old.

Teddy was all set for a campout at his friend Sage’s family ranch—but then Sage gets terrible news: The skull of a r


The Wild Robot By Peter Brown Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316382007
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Soon to be a DreamWorks movie, coming to theaters 9/20/24!
Includes an insert of full color images from the movie!


Wall-E meets Hatchet in this #1 New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown

Can a robot survive in the wilderness?

When robot Roz opens her eyes for t


Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy: A Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #1) (Wings of Fire Graphix #1) By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545942157
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Published: Graphix - January 2nd, 2018

The New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series soars to new heights in this first-ever graphic novel adaptation!

Not every dragonet wants a destiny ... Clay has grown up under the mountain, chosen along with four other dragonets to fulfill a mysterious prophecy and end the war between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia.


A Wolf Called Wander (A Voice of the Wilderness Novel) By Rosanne Parry, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062895943
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller! “Don’t miss this dazzling tour de force.”—Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal winning author of The One and Only Ivan


Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina By Rodman Philbrick Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780545342391
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - July 28th, 2015

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick presents a gripping yet poignant novel about a 12-year-old boy and his dog who become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.

Zane Dupree is a charismatic 12-year-old boy of mixed race visiting a relative in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hits.