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  • Item #: 005045
    ISBN: 9780440413240
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    Two dogs and a cat - three loyal friends. When the animals' owners have to leave for an extended length of time, Luath, Bodger, and Tao go to live with John Longridge until their family returns. During this time John leaves to go and stay at a cabin for two or three weeks with his brother, and his neighbors are going to care for the animals. John leaves on his trip, and the animals, sensing the fact that they are alone, set off for home by instinct. A misunderstanding leads Mrs. Oakes to the belief that he has taken the animals with him, and so she is unaware that the animals are on their own. Luath, the younger dog, is the unspoken leader of the group, leading the other animals straight west and towards home. Bodger is a much older dog, and his already weary body tires fast. Tao, the cat, helps Luath look out for Bodger against the many trials they will face in the open wilderness. Are the three friends up against more than they can handle in their nearly 300 mile journey across the Ironmouth Range in Canada? - Mel

  • Item #: 037712
    ISBN: 9780152026967
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    Get a "dog's-eye-view" into one of America's greatest journeys of discovery. Seaman is the Newfoundland dog that accompanies Lewis and Clark and the men of the Corps of Discovery across the great interior of the United States to find the Northwest Passage to the Pacific. This historical account was written by Roland Smith as he took excerpts out of Captain Lewis' diary and then creatively retold the events from Seaman's viewpoint. This book is thoroughly researched and wonderfully creative. As we all know, dogs see, hear, and smell things we can never even dream of perceiving. Thus, who better to give additional insight to the adventures of Lewis and Clark than their canine friend who was there every step of the way? 287 pgs, pb. – elise

  • Item #: 070553
    ISBN: 9780892217557
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    Even children with a short attention span can learn Bible stories. The 10 Minute Bible Journey offers 52 short stories from scripture, each accompanied by bright, colorful illustrations, Bible passages, and little interesting facts. Journey through the Bible from Creation to Christ’s return, as you read the Biblical accounts in chronological order. Each story can be read in just a few minutes, and is followed up with where the story’s biblical location, a key verse (NKJV unless noted), and a story summary. The illustrations will engage young learners and endnotes will help adults prepare to teach the lessons to their own children or in a small group. Included in the back of the book is a fold-out timeline that can be hung to help reinforce the sequence of events. 207 pgs, hc. ~ Donna   

  • Item #: 034121
    ISBN: 9780689832369
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    This gripping account of the holocaust is told from two perspectives - that of Helen Waterford, a German Jew; and Alfons Heck, a member of the Hitler Youth. Although very close in age and proximity, their heritages gave them vastly different experiences during World War II. Placing their remarkable stories side by side offers a radical testimony of life under Hitler's rule.

  • Item #: 269126
    ISBN: 9781606820230
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    Horace, a young mouse who has grown to mousehood, has an amazing talent that sends him and his friends to the second floor of the humans' office building. But each time he crosses the border into human domain, he places his colony at risk. Join Horace as he defends his home and searches for his long lost mother.

  • Item #: 034554
    ISBN: 9781587433009
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    Subtitled "Discovering the Enchantment of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth", Hobbit Journey will enthrall Tolkien's serious fans. Tolkien expert Matthew Dickerson presents an in-depth, scholarly analysis of Tolkien's Middle-Earth writings. He shows how a Christian worldview and themes are prevalent in Tolkien's works. Dickerson explores the topics of ethics, war, wisdom, free will, stewardship, and salvation as he analyzes and relates these themes to characters and events in Tolkien's books. This thoroughly researched book is not light reading, but sophisticated literary criticism for the advanced student or diehard Tolkien fan. 260 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 006017
    ISBN: 9781585368600
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  • Item #: 052454
    ISBN: 9781617398940
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  • Item #: 000758
    ISBN: 9780547076805
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    This is a touching picture book about three generations of a Japanese family who are torn between a love for the land of California and a love for the mountains and villages of Japan. The author shares how he knows and understands his grandfather now that he has experienced the same emotion of leaving his home in Japan and settling in California - and the strong and constant desire to be in both places at once. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 045915
    ISBN: 9781933122045
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  • Item #: 049508
    ISBN: 9780896724372
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  • Item #: 013518
    ISBN: 9780756640859
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  • Item #: 066266
    ISBN: 9781609589882
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  • Item #: 029826
    ISBN: 9781607109488
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  • Item #: 034500
    ISBN: 9781593693527
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  • Item #: 014910
    ISBN: 9780152060442
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    Learn about the First Thanksgiving from Squanto's point of view. Squanto tells how he was captured by the British in 1614 and sold into slavery in Spain, but then returned to the New World several years later to become a friend and guide to the colonists. Squanto taught the colonists how to plant crops, hunt and survive in the wilderness; without his help, the first Thanksgiving would never have been possible. The book contains beautiful illustrations in earth tones, and a glossary of Native American terms appears in the back. By Joseph Bruchac. Illus. by Greg Shed. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 041074
    ISBN: 9781623991425
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  • Item #: 058853
    ISBN: 9781426307416
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  • Item #: 036602
    ISBN: 9780553213973
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    This Bantam Classic includes the complete and unabridged story of Professor Lidenbrock and his journey to the center of the earth. This edition includes an introduction by science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson sharing a biography of Jules Verne, a discussion of the genre he wrote in, and background information on this book. 212 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 021327
    ISBN: 9781589973251
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  • Item #: 010423
    ISBN: 9780823989065
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  • Item #: 054652
    ISBN: 9780761371151
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  • Item #: 025619
    ISBN: 9780689711305
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    The things that Lisa, her older sister Ruth, her younger sister Annie, and her mother had to endure is incredible. They lived in Berlin in 1938 when the Nazis were first starting to take over. Lisa's father, who is referred to as Papa, decides in the very beginning of this story to leave Germany and establish a foundation for his family in America. Meanwhile, life in Berlin is getting more dangerous for Jewish people, and as the threat of war is turning into reality, Papa sends a letter over, suggesting that his wife and their daughters flee to Switzerland, masking the emigration as a vacation. Mother is allowed to bring only 10 marks per person with her, which puts her in a very challenging financial situation. She keeps Annie with her and is forced to send Ruth and Lisa to a camp where there are other children in similar situations or without parents at all. The girls don't get enough to eat and don't have the kind of care that all children need. After they visit their mother, she senses this and takes them out of the camp. Pretty soon, all three girls are sent to live with three different families in Zurich, where they are well-nourished and thrive. Mother collapses from pneumonia and spends this time in the hospital. She recovers and the family is on their way to being reunited with their father, whom they have not seen for nearly a year by this time, as he has been saving for their tickets to America. Sonia Levitin tells a touching, and very real story, that I am sure was sadly not uncommon.

  • Item #: 023475
    ISBN: 9781890771911
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    The attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese planes in 1941 is what drew America into going to war. Shortly after this attack, something that would be unheard of today began to happen. West Coast Japanese Americans were being rounded up and relocated to prison camps. This book focuses on Yuki, a young Japanese girl, and her experiences during this trying time. Her story (based on the author's own experiences) tells of the consequences of prejudice and the capacities of the human spirit to thrive even in the face of such tough obstacles. This book was first published in 1971 and is now a much-loved, widely read classic. Pb, 149 pgs. – elise

  • Item #: 014845
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  • Item #: 010094
    ISBN: 9781886061019
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  • Item #: 016177
    ISBN: 9781930710733
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  • Item #: 037738
    ISBN: 9781575672786
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  • Item #: 029869
    ISBN: 9781615385232
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