Author: Rebecca Stead
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: light, first
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2008-10-14
List price: $6.99
ISBN-10: 0440422221
ISBN-13: 9780440422228

PETER IS THRILLED to leave New York City to accompany his parents on an expedition to Greenland to study global warming. There he has visions of things that should be too far away for him to see.Generations ago, the people of Thea’s community were hunted for possessing unusual abilities, so they fled beneath the ice. Thea needs help that only Peter can give. Their meeting reveals secrets of both their pasts, and changes the future for them both forever.

Author: N. D. Wilso
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: ridge, leepike
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2008-07-22
List price: $6.99
ISBN-10: 0375838740
ISBN-13: 9780375838743

ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD THOMAS HAMMOND has always lived next to Leepike Ridge. He never imagined he might end up lost beneath it! What Tom finds underground will answer questions he hadn’t known to ask and change his life forever.

Author: Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: fighters, kite
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2002-02-12
List price: $5.99
ISBN-10: 0440418135
ISBN-13: 9780440418139

In Seoul, Korea, in 1473, Young-sup and his older brother Kee-sup are excited about the New Year kite competition. Young-sup is an expert at kite flying. He knows just what his kite wants him to do. Kee-sup has trouble handling his kite, but can build and design a kite fit for a king. Each brother knows his own talents as they practice together for the New Year kite-fighting competition. But according to tradition, Kee-sup, the first-born son, must represent the family. Young-sup knows he must help his older brother and stay in second place. But that doesn’t stop him from hoping for the c

Author: Dick King-Smith
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: wolf, called, mouse
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1999-03-16
List price: $5.50
ISBN-10: 0375800662
ISBN-13: 9780375800665

Now in Knopf Paperback from a master storyteller--the adventures of Wolfgang Amadeus Mouse (Wolf for short), a little mouse with a big name and talent to match! The world’s first singing mouse, Wolf sings his way into the heart of Mrs. Honeybee, his music-loving, human housemate, and even helps save her life.

Author: Carol Westo
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: melanie, martin, tower, pizza, novels, leaning, brat, survived, matt, diary, michelangelo
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2001-06-12
List price: $5.50
ISBN-10: 0440416671
ISBN-13: 9780440416678

Dear Diary, You will never in a million years guess where I’m going....Italy! In Europe!! Across the ocean!!! I even have a passport. It’s really cool, except I’m squinting my eyes in the photo, so I look like a dork. At least that’s what my brother said. I call him Matt the Brat. You would too. Trust me....When Melanie Martin heads to Italy on a family vacation with her art-obsessed mom, her grumpy dad, and her little brother, she has no idea what she’s in for. As she discovers Michelangelo, Italian ice cream, and poetry, she also realizes how much her family means to her. Maybe she

Author: Farley Mowat
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: family, owls
Number of Pages: 91
Published: 1996-03-30
List price: $5.50
ISBN-10: 0440413613
ISBN-13: 9780440413615

The adventures of two owls who shake up an entire neighborhood and turn a house topsy-turvy.

Author: Ruth White
Publisher: Yearling
Keywords: prater, belle
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1998-01-12
List price: $6.99
ISBN-10: 0440413729
ISBN-13: 9780440413721

There’s a mystery at the heart of this lyrical novel for young adults: what really happened to Belle Prater, the aunt of 12-year-old Gypsy Arbutus Leemaster? When Gypsy’s cousin, Belle’s son Woodrow, comes to live in tiny Coal Station, Virginia, he sets off a chain of events that precipitates a solution to this enigma, as well as the mystery of Gypsy’s own father’s death seven years earlier. Ruth White’s characters, particularly the cross-eyed, brilliant Woodrow, are sharply drawn, and the small-town life of rural Virginia is wonderfully described.When Belle
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