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When the rabbit settlement of Munbury Warren is attacked by the ironclad, red-eyed mutant rabbits known as the Gorm, the slain chieftain’s eldest son, Podkin, is forced to flee with his older sister and baby brother. Left wandering alone in the Five Realms and armed only with a mystical dagger, Podkin One-Ear (Clarion, $16.99) and his siblings embark upon a search for sanctuary that they hope will end in reconquering their home. David Wyatt’s classic illustrations combine with Kieran Larwood’s mix of high fantasy and anthropomorphic animal fiction to create a refreshingly original adventure tale. Ages 9-12.

 

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By Kieran Larwood, David Wyatt (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328695826
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Published: Clarion Books - September 5th, 2017

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Did you know that over 450 million people play basketball worldwide, or that Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a single game in 1962? These are just some of the trivia tidbits presented in Kevin Sylvester’s study of Basketballogy (Annick, $9.95). This is the ultimate basketball fact book, chock-full of information about every aspect of the game from its history to its rules and the evolution of the ball itself. Featuring colorful illustrations, graphs, and diagrams, it’s nothing but net for fans of all ages! Ages 7-10.

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$9.95
ISBN: 9781554519316
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Published: Annick Press - October 10th, 2017

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Lucile “Ludy” Godbold was a gifted athlete whose exceptionally long and strong arms made her an elite shot-putter at Winthrop College. She earned the opportunity to compete in the inaugural “Women’s Olympics” in Paris in 1922, but she did not have the money to finance the trip on her own. Thanks to the generosity of her classmates and teachers, however, the tale of Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women’s Olympics (Charlesbridge, $16.99) would end with a gold medal and a new world record. Adam Gustavson’s nostalgic oil-paint-and-gouache illustrations enrich Jean L.S. Patrick’s fun and informative story of an American champion. Ages 7-11.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781580895460
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 8th, 2017

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