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Now for the first time ever J K Rowling s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set The Harry Potter series has been hailed as one for the ages by Stephen King and a spellbinding saga by USA Today And most recently The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the fastest selling book in history This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages
Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Player s Handbook is the essential reference for every Dungeons Dragons roleplayer It contains rules for character creation and advancement backgrounds and skills exploration and combat equipment spells and much more Use this book to create exciting characters from among the most iconic D D races and classes Dungeons Dragons immerses you in a world of adventure Explore ancient ruins and deadly dungeons Battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions The world needs heroes Will you answer the call
The 1 New York Times Best Seller is soon to be a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton starring Eva Green Asa Butterfield Ella Purnell Samuel L Jackson and Judi Dench Includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom Riggs A mysterious island An abandoned orphanage A strange collection of very curious photographs It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience As our story opens a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar They may have been dangerous They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason And somehow impossible though it seems they may still be alive A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults teens and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows A tense moving and... wondrously strange first novel The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story John Green New York Times best-selling author of The Fault in Our Stars With its X-Men First Class-meets-time-travel story line David Lynchian imagery and rich eerie detail it s no wonder Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox B Entertainment Weekly Peculiar doesn t even begin to cover it Riggs chilling wondrous novel is already headed to the movies People You ll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer It s a mystery and you ll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself Seventeenmore
The highly-anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling 5th Wave seriesThe enemy is Other The enemy is us They re down here they re up there they re nowhere They want the Earth they want us to have it They came to wipe us out they came to save us But beneath these riddles lies one truth Cassie has been betrayed So has Ringer Zombie Nugget And all 7 5 billion people who used to live on our planet Betrayed first by the Others and now by ourselves In these last days Earth s remaining survivors will need to decide what s more important saving themselves or saving what makes us human Praise for The Last Star Yancey s prose remains achingly precise and this grows heavier tighter and more impossible to put down as the clock runs out this blistering finale proves the truth of the first two volumes it was never about the aliens Booklist starred review A haunting unforgettable finale Kirkus Reviews Yancey doesn t hit the breaks for one moment and the action is intense but the language always stays lyrical and lovely It s a satisfying end to an impressive trilogy true to the characters and the world Yancey created Entertainment Weekly Yancey has capped off his riveting series with a perfect ending TeenReads com T he ending provides... both satisfaction and heartbreak Publishers Weekly Yancey s writing is just as solid and descriptive as in the first two books What Yancey does beautifully is reveal the human condition Examiner com Rick Yancey sticks the alien landing in the action-packed finale to his The 5th Wave invasion saga And the author gives us a major dose of girl power as well pairing Cassie and Ringer for an uneasy alliance that provides the best moments in this fantastic series thought-provoking and satisfying conclusion USA TodayPraise for The 5th Wave Now a major motion picture starring Chlo Grace Moretz Remarkable not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances Entertainment Weekly A modern sci-fi masterpiece USAToday com Wildly entertaining I couldn t turn the pages fast enough Justin Cronin The New York Times Book Review Praise for The Infinite Sea Heart-pounding pacing lyrical prose and mind-bending twists The New York Times Book Review Impressively improves on the excellent beginning of the trilogy USA Today An epic sci-fi novel with all the romance action and suspense you could ever want Seventeen com Books in the series The 5th Wave The First Book of The 5th Wave The Infinite Sea The Second Book of The 5th Wave The Last Star The Third Book of the The 5th Wave more
The extraordinary 1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture Markus Zusak s unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul It is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier and will become busier still Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can t resist books With the help of her accordion-playing foster father she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity award-winning author Markus Zusak author of I Am the Messenger has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time
Everything a Dungeon Master needs to weave legendary stories for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Dungeon Master s Guide provides the inspiration and the guidance you need to spark your imagination and create worlds of adventure for your players to explore and enjoy Inside you ll find world-building tools tips and tricks for creating memorable dungeons and adventures optional game rules hundreds of classic D D magic items and much more The third of three core rulebooks this book contains tools a Dungeon Master needs to provide captivating stories and game play An excellent resource for new and existing Dungeons Masters to engage in both adventure and world creation with rules guidelines and sage advice from the game s experts Created as part of a massive public playtest involving more than 170 000 fans of the game
A menagerie of deadly monsters for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Monster Manual presents a horde of classic Dungeons Dragons creatures including dragons giants mind flayers and beholders a monstrous feast for Dungeon Masters ready to challenge their players and populate their adventures The monsters contained herein are culled from the D D game s illustrious history with easy-to-use game statistics and thrilling stories to feed your imagination The leader in providing contemporary fantasy entertainment Dungeons Dragons is the wellspring for the entire modern game industry digital as well as analog This newest edition draws from every prior edition to create a universally compelling play experience and exemplifies the true spirit of a game that holds captive the hearts and minds of millions of players worldwide The second of three core rulebooks this book details all manner of creatures that characters might encounter over the course of their adventures An essential resource for Dungeon Masters to use in populating any type of challenge they might contrive for their players Created as part of a massive public playtest involving more than 170 000 fans of the game
A heroic story of friendship and belongingNo one ever said life was easy But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he s got things figured out He knows that he can count on his brothers Darry and Sodapop And he knows that he can count on his friends true friends who would do anything for him like Johnny and Two-Bit And when it comes to the Socs a vicious gang of rich kids who enjoy beating up on greasers like him and his friends he knows that he can count on them for trouble But one night someone takes things too far and Ponyboy s world is turned upside down Written over forty-five years ago The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction S E Hinton s classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker truer world The New York Times Taut with tension filled with drama The Chicago Tribune A classic coming-of-age book Philadelphia Daily News What it s like to live lonely and unwanted and cornered by circumstance There is rawness and violence here but honest hope too National ObserverA New... York Herald Tribune Best Teenage BookA Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsWinner of the Massachusetts Children s Book Awardmore
Give your soon-to-be seventh grader a head start on their upcoming school year with Summer Bridge Activities Bridging Grades 6-7 With daily 15-minute exercises kids can review dividing fractions and using parentheses and learn new skills like probability and word analogies This workbook series prevents summer learning loss and paves the way to a successful new school year And this is no average workbook Summer Bridge Activities keeps the fun and the sun in summer break Designed to prevent a summer learning gap and keep kids mentally and physically active the hands-on exercises can be done anywhere These standards-based activities help kids set goals develop character practice fitness and explore the outdoors With 12 weeks of creative learning Summer Bridge Activities keeps skills sharp all summer long
Anyone who has read J D Salinger s New Yorker stories particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut The Laughing Man and For Esme With Love and Squalor will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of children The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is an ancient child of sixteen a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult secondhand description he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days The boy himself is at once too simple and too complex for us to make any final comment about him or his story Perhaps the safest thing we can say about Holden is that he was born in the world not just strongly attracted to beauty but almost hopelessly impaled on it There are many voices in this novel children s voices adult voices underground voices-but Holden s voice is the most eloquent of all Transcending his own vernacular yet remaining marvelously faithful to it he issues a perfectly articulated cry of mixed pain and pleasure However like most lovers and clowns and poets of the higher orders he keeps most of the pain to and for himself The pleasure he gives away or sets aside with all his heart... It is there for the reader who can handle it to keep more