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I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

the graphic novel
"Robbed on the train platform as soon as he arrives in the city, eleven-year-old Oscar Starling soon finds himself in the middle of the Great Chicago Fire when he chases after his thief, who is herself in need of rescue." --.


the microscopic battlefield
In gloriously gross detail, you'll meet dangerous microscopic invaders like protozoa, fungi, viruses, and foreign bacteria - then see how our bodies work to fight back and defend us against future infections. We get to know the critters behind history's worst diseases. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and also the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity's ability to contain and treat disease.


(Search): "Ash, Goh, and their Pokemon pals explore under the sea on a trial mission for Project Mew. Can Goh catch a wild Kingdra?"--Back cover.

Drummer boys lead the charge

courageous kids of the Civil War
"In the early 1860s, the United States is torn apart by Civil War. The conflict between the North and the South affects everyone, including many boys who want to join in the fight. Among them are young Edward Black, Lyston and Orion Howe, and Charles Moore. They're too young to fight in combat, but they show their courage by marching to battle as drummer boys. Like any other soldiers in the war, they risk being wounded, captured, or killed in action. But in spite of the risk, these courageous boys bravely face the dangers of war to help fight for their country"--Provided by publisher.

Ida Lewis guards the shore

courageous kid of the Atlantic
"Ida Lewis spent a lifetime on the water, starting when her family moved the island of Lime Rock in 1857 for her father's job as lighthouse keeper. By age 15, Ida was the best swimmer in Newport, Rhode Island. And when her father suffers a stroke, Ida herself takes over as keeper of the lighthouse. But guarding the shore also means guarding the water. And when Ida spots four local boys in danger on the water, she knows she must take action, the boys' lives depend on it"--Provided by publisher.

Lost time

Twelve-year-old Evie gets trapped 65 million years in the past and must learn to survive with only her wits . . . and the pterosaur she befriends.

Sonic the Hedgehog

"Sonic and his friends work to restore Angel Island, but they will have to figure out if Neo Metal Sonic is truly defeated and if more trouble is brewing"--Publisher.

Sonic the Hedgehog; Meet the New Boss

"Sonic and Knuckles are on the ropes as their foe uses the power of the Master Emerald to become a far more formidable threat; the rest of the Resistance faces off against Eggman Empire's Fleet"--Publisher.


"Sorceline has proven herself a star student at Balzar's prestigious academy--but her gifts might have gotten the best of her. As Sorceline fights for her life, her classmates must work to uncover her origin story, revealing details of her past that may offer a key to their present"--Amazon.

Fairest of all

Examines the life of Snow White's stepmother, the Wicked Queen, to find out just what it is that makes her so evil that she would want to cut out her teenage step-daughter's heart and have it delivered in a locked keepsake box.


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