Category: Tweens
Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa – $1.99 0 comments

This fun and inspiring collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated examples of strong, independent female role models, all of whom first impacted the world as teenagers or younger. Originally published in two volumes over a decade ago, this fully updated and expanded edition of Girls Who Rocked the World spans a variety of achievements, interests, and backgrounds, from Harriet Tubman and Coco Chanel to S.E. Hinton and Maya Lin—each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world.
It’s never too soon to start making a difference, and these exhilarating examples of girl power in action make for ideal motivation.
Written for readers in grades 4-7 this book is selling for $1.99 today.
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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl – A Squirrel Girl Novel – Ages 8-12 – Just 99 cents 0 comments

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? SQUIRRELS! Fourteen-year-old Doreen Green moved from sunny California to the suburbs of New Jersey. She must start at a new school, make new friends, and continue to hide her tail. Yep, Doreen has the powers of…a squirrel!
After failing at several attempts to find her new BFF, Doreen feels lonely and trapped, liked a caged animal. Then one day Doreen uses her extraordinary powers to stop a group of troublemakers from causing mischief in the neighborhood, and her whole life changes. Everyone at school is talking about it!
Doreen contemplates becoming a full-fledged Super Hero. And thus, Squirrel Girl is born! She saves cats from trees, keeps the sidewalks clean, and dissuades vandalism. All is well until a real-life Super Villain steps out of the shadows and declares Squirrel Girl his archenemy. Can Doreen balance being a teenager and a Super Hero? Or will she go…NUTS?
This fun book is for readers ages 8-12 and is selling for only 99 cents today.
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Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects: Build * Invent * Create * Discover – Ages 8-12 – $1.99 0 comments

Build, create, invent, and discover 28 awesome experiments and activities with Maker Lab.
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and supporting STEAM education initiatives, Maker Lab has 28 kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors’ wheels turning and make science pure fun.
Explaining science through photographs and facts that carefully detail the “why” and “how” of each experiment using real-world examples to provide context, each activity is appropriate for kids ages 8-12 years old and ranked easy, medium, or hard, with an estimated time frame for completion. Requiring only household materials, young makers can build an exploding volcano, make bath fizzies, construct a solar system, make an eggshell geode, and more.
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A Voice of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson – Biographical fiction for grades 7-12 – Just 99 cents 0 comments

When something is most important to me and I do not want to lose it, I gather it into a poem. It is said that women must employ the needle and not the pen. But I will be a Poet! That’s who I am!
Before she was an iconic American poet, Emily Dickinson was a spirited girl eager to find her place in the world. Expected by family and friends to mold to the prescribed role for women in mid-1800s New England, Emily was challenged to define herself on her own terms.
This book is for readers in grades 7-12 and is selling for only 99 cents today.
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Streetcar to Justice: How Elizabeth Jennings Won the Right to Ride in New York – Grades 3-7 – $1.99 0 comments

One hundred years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, Elizabeth Jennings’s refusal to leave a segregated streetcar in the Five Points neighborhood of Manhattan set into motion a major court case in New York City.
This history book is for readers in grades 3-7 and is selling for only $1.99 today.
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Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere – Jam-packed with fun for grades 4-7 – $1.99 0 comments

When Olga crosses paths with a weird creature and becomes the first kid to discover the species olgamus ridiculus, she is ecstatic! What does an olgamus eat? How does it poop? Why does its burp sound like the word rubber? With her trusty observation notebook and the help of a librarian, a shopkeeper, and some friends, Olga sets out to do science—learning the facts about her smelly, almost-furry pal and searching for him when he goes missing. The scientific method is the best way to discover anything!
This fun book is for readers in grades 4-7 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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When You Reach Me – A thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist for grades 5-8 – $1.99 0 comments

Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn’t know what to do. The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can’t share her mission with anyone.
It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. If that is the case, then Miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it.
This award-winning book is for readers in grades 5-8 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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Swimming with Faith – The Missy Franklin Story – Biography for grades 4-6 – Just 99 cents 0 comments

Missy Franklin is one of the most talented swimmers in the world. She is a four-time Olympic gold medalist and currently holds the world record in the 200-meter backstroke and American records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke. She was Swimming World’s World Swimmer of the Year and was awarded the American Swimmer of the Year award in 2012.
Swimming with Faith: The Missy Franklin Story details her rise in fame as a swimmer and humbleness in the sport and in her personal life.
This inspirational biography is for readers in grades 4-6 and is selling for only 99 cents.
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My Brother Sam is Dead – Grades 5-8 – Just 99 cents 0 comments

The Revolutionary War comes alive in this contemporary classic for young adults. The War had no clear-cut loyalties–it divided families, friends and towns. Young Tim Meeker’s 16-year-old brother goes off to fight with the Patriots while his father remains a reluctant British Loyalist in the Tory town of Redding, CT. Tim’s always looked up to his brother, who’s smart and brave.
With the war soon raging, Tim knows he’ll have to make a choice — between the Revolutionaries and the Redcoats . . . and between his brother and his father. Over the course of the war Tim learns that life teaches some bitter lessons and does not guarantee clear answers.
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer – DC Icons Series – Superhero fiction for grades 7-12 – $1. 99 0 comments

She will become one of the world’s greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning. . . .
Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world.
This superhero book is for readers in grades 7-12 and is selling for $1.99 today.
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