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A WRINKLE IN TIME

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$6.99

Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture.

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.

Wild nights are my glory, the unearthly stranger told them. I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract.

A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.

A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time.

A Wrinkle in Time is soon to be a movie from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.

This title has Common Core connections.

Praise for A Wrinkle in Time:

"A Wrinkle in Time is one of my favorite books of all time. I've read it so often, I know it by heart. Meg Murry was my hero growing up. I wanted glasses and braces and my parents to stick me in an attic bedroom. And I so wanted to save Charles Wallace from IT." --Meg Cabot

"A book that every young person should read, a book that provides a road map for seeking knowledge and compassion even at the worst of times, a book to make the world a better place." --Cory Doctorow

"[L'Engle's] work is one of the things that made me a writer, a science fiction and fantasy fan, an avid reader. Hers were the first books I read that mixed math and magic, the quest and the quantum." --Scott Westerfeld

"A Wrinkle in Time taught me that you can tackle even the deepest and most slippery concepts of physics and philosophy in fiction for young readers. It's a great lesson for all writers, and a tough tesseract to follow." --David Lubar

"A coming of age fantasy story that sympathizes with typical teen girl awkwardness and insecurity, highlighting courage, resourcefulness and the importance of famiyl ties as key to overcoming them." --Carol Platt Liebau, author, in the New York Post

"An exhilarating experience." --Kirkus Reviews

"This imaginative book will be read for a long time into the future." --Children's Literature

Books by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time Quintet
A Wrinkle in Time
A Wind in the Door
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
Many Waters
An Acceptable Time

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L'Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope Larson: A graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic.

Intergalactic P.S. 3 by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: Visit the world of A Wrinkle in Time in this standalone story!

The Austin Family Chronicles
Meet the Austins (Volume 1)
The Moon by Night (Volume 2)
The Young Unicorns (Volume 3)
A Ring of Endless Light (Volume 4) A Newbery Honor book!
Troubling a Star (Volume 5)

The Polly O'Keefe books
The Arm of the Starfish
Dragons in the Waters
A House Like a Lotus

And Both Were Young

Camilla

The Joys of Love

ISBN/SKU: 
0312367546

Dr. Seuss's ABC:An Amazing Alphabet Book!

$4.99
Learn the alphabet with Dr. Seuss-from AWESOME to ZANY-now in a board format perfect for the littlest of readers!

Letters come alive on the page, as Dr. Seuss fills the alphabet with his classic colorful characters, from dreaming David Donald Doo to itchy Ichabod to the quick Queen of Quincy, and of course the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz. Starting with the most basic building blocks of language, Dr. Seuss makes reading FUN!

BIG A
little A
What begins with A?

Bright and Early Board Books are simplified editions of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories, printed in a sturdy board format that's perfect for little hands ages 0-3! At 4 1/4 x 5 3/4, they're about 1/4 the size of the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go! and ideal for babies and toddlers too young for the original stories.

"Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." -President Barack Obama

ISBN/SKU: 
9780679882817

I Promise

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$19.99

**A perfect BACK-TO-SCHOOL tool for students and teachers who need an encouraging boost to start the year!**

NBA champion and superstar LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation's I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness.

Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close. I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today.

Featuring James's upbeat, rhyming text and vibrant illustrations perfectly crafted for a diverse audience by New York Times bestselling artist Nina Mata, this book has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best.

Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom, I Promise is also a great gift for graduation, birthdays, and other occasions.

Check out the audiobook read by LeBron James' mother and I Promise School supporter, Gloria James!

--Kirkus Reviews
ISBN/SKU: 
9780062971067

My First Book of Sign Language

$3.99
This beginner's guide to fingerspelling and sign language contains the sign for each letter of the alphabet along with signs for words that begin with each letter.
This beginner's guide to fingerspelling and sign language contains the sign for each letter of the alphabet along with signs for words that begin with each letter.;Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated more than 130 children's books. With Suzanne Williams she is the author of the popular Goddess Girls, Heroes in Training, and Grimmtastic Girls series. She lives in Raleigh, N.C. and can be found at www.joanholub.com.
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9780439635820

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

$18.99

A perennial favorite, Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise graduation speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the world, be they nursery school, high school, or college grads! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. In a starred review, Booklist notes: “Seuss’s message is simple but never sappy: life may be a ‘Great Balancing Act,’ but through it all ‘There’s fun to be done.’”

ISBN/SKU: 
0679805273

Peace Management

$16.00

Peace Management by Lakeland Professor Gina Marie McKee is a concise and clear concept and program intended to teach readers to attain and protect their peace, thereby never needing stress management or anger management techniques. It was initially written with the intention of positively impacting health, but there have been some wonderful side effects noted, including happiness, joy and the ability to fully experience life.

From back cover: "Stress and anger wreak havoc not only with your enjoyment of life, but also with your health. It is estimated that up to 90% of all illness is related to stress. Peace management is the answer to this problem. Nurse and educator Gina Marie McKee has dedicated her life to this revolutionary concept. Formerly, as an educator in stress and anger management programs, Gina Marie felt strongly that there was a key peice missing. Indeed there was. As far as maintaining health, stress management and anger management are too late! Once there is the thought and perception of stress or anger, you cannot turn off the harmful chemicals that have been released in your body. Peace management is a concept and a clearly defined program that will allow you to retrain your mind so that you won't perceive things as stressful or anger provoking in the first place. Peace management will allow you to experience greater Peace and higher levels of joy." Gina Marie McKee, MSN, RN, CCRN has been a nurse and educator in the Cleveland area for 25 years. She has been teaching at colleges and universities for 15 years. She taught nursing at Case Western Reserve University and Ursuline College . She currently is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Lakeland Community College . She was formerly the Assistant Director of Nursing at Richmond Heights General Hospital , responsible for all patient and nursing staff education. She is the author of "Peace Management" and is focusing her career on getting this important message out. Her hope is to improve the health of the nation and envisions it happening by individual implementation of Peace management. Gina Marie is a passionate and dynamic speaker. (From www.peacemanagement.info)
ISBN/SKU: 
0976627507