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					ARTEMIS FOWL
 THE TIME PARADOX
            In his sixth adventure, boy
             genius Artemis is faced with
             his toughest challenge yet:
             traveling back in time to
             save an endangered species
             from his younger self. This
             entry in the popular series
             will grab and keep readers'
             attention, as magical
             devices, duplicate
             characters, and time
             paradoxes combine to create
             complex situations and
             adventures.
War-torn Afghanistan could not seem farther from
    Newfoundland, but it is about to change twelve-
    year-old tomboy Jack Cooper (or Jacqueline, as
    her mother insists on calling her) forever.
When her father is killed in the war, she watches
    helplessly as her mother crumbles under sorrow
    and depression.
 Jack and her younger sister and brother, Tessa and
    Simon, end up across the country, living on a
    run-down farm in a small town on the Prairies
    with a great-grandmother they didn’t know
    existed.
Worried that they will be abandoned again if Gran
    moves into a retirement home, Jack puts on a
    brave face and encourages Tessa and Simon to
    take on the challenges of their new life.
In the process, she learns that families come in many
    different forms and that love, trust, and faith
    can build a home anywhere.
                 Something’s rotten in the heart of apple
                   country.
By: Joan Bauer
                 Hildy Biddle dreams of being a journalist. A
                     reporter for her high school newspaper,
                     The Core, she’s just waiting for a chance
                     to prove herself. Not content to just
                     cover school issues, Hildy’s drawn to the
                     town’s big story—the haunted old
                     Ludlow house. On the surface,
                     Banesville, USA, seems like such a
                     happy place, but lately, eerie
                     happenings and ghostly sightings are
                     making Hildy take a deeper look.
                 Her efforts to find out who is really haunting
                     Banesville isn’t making her popular, and
                     she starts wondering if she’s cut out to
                     be a journalist after all. But she refuses to
                     give up, because, hopefully, the truth
                     will set a few ghosts free.
  HOW WE CAN SAVE THE PLANET
        PREVENTING GLOBAL CLIMATE CATASTROPHY

Climate change is the single biggest
   problem that humankind has ever
   had to face, as we continue with
   lifestyles that are way beyond the
   planet’s limits.
Here Mayer Hillman explains the real
   issues: what role technology can
   play, how you and your
   community can make changes,
   and why governments must act
   now to protect our planet for later
   generations.
This book takes us out of the problem
   and into the solution of our global
   crisis.
By: Margaret Peterson Haddix


 Around her the workers
   were screaming out
   prayers and curses....
 She herself was sobbing
   tearlessly....

 Her only prayer was still,
  "I don't want to die.“
 Oh, please, God, don't let
  me die, she thought.
  I've never even had a
  chance to live.
         UPRISING                        continued
Bella, newly arrived in New York from Italy, gets a job at the
  Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. There, along with hundreds of other
  immigrants, she works long hours at a grueling job under terrible
  conditions. Yetta, a coworker from Russia, has been crusading for
  a union, and when factory conditions worsen, she helps workers
  rise up in a strike.
Wealthy Jane learns of the plight of the workers and becomes
  involved with their cause.
Bella and Yetta are at work -- and Jane is visiting the factory -- on
  March 25, 1911, when a spark ignites some cloth and the building
  is engulfed in fire, leading to one of the worst workplace disasters
  ever.
Margaret Peterson Haddix draws on extensive historical research to
  bring the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire to tangible life
  through her thrilling story of Bella, Yetta, and Jane.
angel   By: Cliff McNish


    This is a captivating tale of friendship,
       teen angst, and loyalty.

    Freya, at the age of nine,develops an
       obsession with angels that leads her
       family to commit her to a hospital. She
       locks her mind into this fantasy world
       for several years believing that she is
       an angel.
    Now, at 14, Freya is recovering from her
       delusions, and is trying to make a new
       start when Stephanie enters her life.
       Stephanie believes strongly in angels.
    When their lives intertwine, the story
       really starts. The friendship theme is
       most prevalent in this novel, and as
       the story unfolds we learn about true
       friendship. Cliff McNish has created a
       very original story.
     THEY WAY WE WORK:
GETTING TO KNOW THE AMAZING
        HUMAN BODY
          Getting to Know the Amazing
                  Human Body
•   Macaulay turns his prodigious
    curiosity and formidable talents to
    anatomy and physiology.
•   The opening chapter introduces
    basic concepts of cellular biology
    and chemistry while subsequent
    chapters take us through the body
    systems.
•   Humor occasionally leavens the
    information, which, though often
    complex and technical, is clearly
    and succinctly presented in double-
    page spreads, accompanied by an
    illuminating array of illustrations.

				
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