an Indian tale
Siddhartha undergoes a series of experiences in ancient India on a quest for the ultimate answer to the enigma of humanity's role in the world, and emerges in a state of peace and wisdom.

Diary of the boy king, Tut-Ankh-Amen

A fictionalized diary kept by Tutankhamen during his ninth year, the year he became King of Egypt, about 1334 B.C.

Barbie star light adventure

"Barbie can't wait to get back to her home planet of Para-Den. But when she discovers that someone is slowly destroying it, Barbie and her friends must rush to save the planet they love!"--Back cover.

Black Canary

"In this thrilling origin story of Black Canary, the titular hero uses everything she has--including her voice--to fight against a world where women have no rights"-- Provided by publisher.

Junko Tabei masters the mountains

". . . a historical novel based on the life of Junko Tabei, the first female climber to summit Mount Everest. Junko is bad at athletics. Really bad. She struggles in gym class and on short hikes. Other students laugh because they think she is small and weak. In fourth grade, her teacher Watanabe-Sensei takes her class on a trip to a mountain. It's bigger than any Junko's ever seen, and she's determined to make it to the top. After the trip, Junko becomes a mountaineer in body and spirit. She climbs snowy mountains, rocky mountains, and even faraway mountains outside of her home country of Japan. She joins climbing clubs and befriends fellow climbers as passionate as she is. Then, Junko meets her biggest challenge yet: the tallest mountain in the world"--Provided by publisher.

Dr. Wangari Maathai plants a forest

When the streams dry out and the food will not grow, Dr. Wangari Maathai starts the Green Belt Movement, a society that encourages the women in rural Kenya to work together and grow trees that will bind the soil, store rainwater, and provide food and firewood.

The Southernmost Cat

While being dragged around the Atlantic Ocean by a huge fish, an adventuresome cat, whose life bears an amazing resemblence to that of Ernest Hemingway, recalls the events of his previous eight existences.

Robin Robin to the rescue

"The Penguin, the Joker, and Catwoman are causing trouble in Gotham City at the same time! Robin Robin and the Boy Wonder swing into action. Will they be able to rescue the zoo's penguins, return stolen jewelry, and stop the bank from being robbed, all on the same night?"--Provided by publisher.

Horse show heist

"Supergirl and her Super-Horse enter a horse show as Kara and Comet, but when thieves show up the pair must use their super powers to save the day"--OCLC.


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