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The Green Glass Sea
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 9780142411490
  • Reader Reviews : 40
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A heartfelt story of a budding friendship in the thick of the war--winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction It's 1943, and eleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is en route to New Mexico to live with her mathematician father. Soon she arrives at a town that, officially, doesn't exist. It is called Los Alamos, and it is abuzz with activity, as scientists and mathematicians from all over America and Europe work on the biggest secret of all--"the gadget." None of them--not J. Robert Oppenheimer, the director of the Manhattan Project; not the mathematicians and scientists; and least of all, Dewey--know how much "the gadget" is about to change their lives.

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    The Green Glass Sea
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781440637131
  • Reader Reviews : 41
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father—but no one, not her father nor the military guardians who accompany her, will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program. Over the next few years, Dewey gets to know eminent scientists, starts tinkering with her own mechanical projects, becomes friends with a budding artist who is as much of a misfit as she is—and, all the while, has no idea how the Manhattan Project is about to change the world. This book's fresh prose and fascinating subject are like nothing you've read before.

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    The Green Glass Sea
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0142411493
  • Reader Reviews : 41
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A heartfelt story of a budding friendship in the thick of the war--winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction It's 1943, and eleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is en route to New Mexico to live with her mathematician father. Soon she arrives at a town that, officially, doesn't exist. It is called Los Alamos, and it is abuzz with activity, as scientists and mathematicians from all over America and Europe work on the biggest secret of all--"the gadget." None of them--not J. Robert Oppenheimer, the director of the Manhattan Project; not the mathematicians and scientists; and least of all, Dewey--know how much "the gadget" is about to change their lives.

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    White Sands, Red Menace
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0670062359
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Living with the Gordons in their quite desert town in New Mexico in 1946, Dewey is learning a lot from her science-obsessed adoptive family, but just as she begins to settle in and get comfortable, Dewey's long-lost mother reemerges to take her away from the only stability she has ever really known in her young life. 20,000 first printing.

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    The Great Glass Sea
  • Author : Josh Weil
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN : 9780802192868
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A New York Times Editors’ Choice, this epic tale of brotherly love set in a dystopian alternate reality is filled with the magic of Russian folklore. After their father’s death, twin brothers Yarik and Dima grew up together on their uncle’s farm, spending their days helping fishermen and their nights spellbound by their uncle’s stories. Years later, the two men labor at the Oranzheria, a sprawling glass greenhouse and a capitalist experiment that keeps the surrounding townspeople in perpetual daylight. Work is now all the twins have in common. Stalwart Yarik is married with children, and oppressed by the burden of responsibility and the pressures of work, while dreamer Dima lives with his mother—and rooster—and spends his time planning the brothers’ return to their uncle’s land. Then one day a bizarre encounter with the Oranzheria’s ruthless owner changes everything. Soon they find themselves at the center of strange conspiracies, disasters, and deceptions that threaten all they know. Winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Fiction, and the GrubStreet National Book Prize. A featured Los Angels Times “Summer Book,” a Bustle “Best Book for July,” and one of Flavorwire’s “10 Must Read Books for July.” “A genuinely fascinating novel—for its inventiveness, its passionate breadth and vision.” —Richard Ford “Among the most gifted writers of his generation.” —Colum McCann

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    Out of Left Field
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780425288610
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A story about the fight for equal rights in America's favorite arena: the baseball field! Every boy in the neighborhood knows Katy Gordon is their best pitcher, even though she's a girl. But when she tries out for Little League, it's a whole different story. Girls are not eligible, period. It is a boy's game and always has been. It's not fair, and Katy's going to fight back. Inspired by what she's learning about civil rights in school, she sets out to prove that she's not the only girl who plays baseball. With the help of friendly librarians and some tenacious research skills, Katy discovers the forgotten history of female ball players. Why does no one know about them? Where are they now? And how can one ten-year-old change people’s minds about what girls can do? Set in 1957—the world of Sputnik and Leave It to Beaver, saddle shoes and "Heartbreak Hotel"—Out of Left Field is both a detailed picture of a fascinating historic period and a timelessly inspiring story about standing up for equality at any age.

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    Passing Strange
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Tor.com
  • Pages : 155
  • ISBN : 9780765389510
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Inspired by the pulps, film noir, and screwball comedy, Passing Strange is a story as unusual and complex as San Francisco itself from World Fantasy Award winning author Ellen Klages, and a finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella San Francisco in 1940 is a haven for the unconventional. Tourists flock to the cities within the city: the Magic City of the World’s Fair on an island created of artifice and illusion; the forbidden city of Chinatown, a separate, alien world of exotic food and nightclubs that offer “authentic” experiences, straight from the pages of the pulps; and the twilight world of forbidden love, where outcasts from conventional society can meet. Six women find their lives as tangled with each other’s as they are with the city they call home. They discover love and danger on the borders where magic, science, and art intersect. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Greenglass House
  • Author : Kate Milford
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 389
  • ISBN : 9780544052703
  • Reader Reviews : 27
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, 12-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing, but soon guests begin arriving with strange stories about the house, sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure. Simultaneous eBook.

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    The Gadget
  • Author : Paul Zindel
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN : 9780440229513
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Near the end of World War II, scientists in Los Alamos, New Mexico, are working on a project that will alter the fate of the world. Thirteen-year-old Stephen Orr is living at a top secret military base with his father who is a leading physicist building the atomic bomb. Stephen realizes the dangers involved when one of the scientists becomes hospitalized as a result of working with the project. The scientist alerts him to disasters that could come from The Gadget. Stephen feels it is up to him and his friend Tilanov to find the answers that lie behind this veil of secrecy.

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    Portable Childhoods
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : Tachyon Publications
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781616960988
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “Brilliant stories.” —Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother “There are so many smart, sweet, funny, troubling treats here about so many things—childhood, chefs, God, barber shops, the atomic bomb—that it’s nearly impossible to pick a favorite. Just read them all! They’re great!“ —Connie Willis, author of To Say Nothing of the Dog This long-awaited first short fiction collection from Scott O'Dell award-winning author Ellen Klages (The Green Glass Sea), offers a tantalizing glimpse of what lies hidden just beyond the ordinary. Described by reviewers as timeless, delightful, chilling, and beautiful, this is short fiction at its best, emerging from a distinctive, powerful voice. Includes the Nebula Award–winning novelette “Basement Magic” as well as the story that became The Green Glass Sea.

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    The Atomic Weight of Love
  • Author : Elizabeth J. Church
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781616206116
  • Reader Reviews : 112
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In her sweeping debut novel, Elizabeth J. Church takes us from the World War II years in Chicago to the vast sun-parched canyons of New Mexico in the 1970s as we follow the journey of a driven, spirited young woman, Meridian Wallace, whose scientific ambitions are subverted by the expectations of her era. In 1941, at seventeen years old, Meridian begins her ornithology studies at the University of Chicago. She is soon drawn to Alden Whetstone, a brilliant, complicated physics professor who opens her eyes to the fundamentals and poetry of his field, the beauty of motion, space and time, the delicate balance of force and energy that allows a bird to fly. Entranced and in love, Meridian defers her own career path and follows Alden west to Los Alamos, where he is engaged in a secret government project (later known to be the atomic bomb). In married life, though, she feels lost and left behind. She channels her academic ambitions into studying a particular family of crows, whose free life and companionship are the very things that seem beyond her reach. There in her canyons, years later at the dawn of the 1970s, with counterculture youth filling the streets and protests against the war rupturing college campuses across the country, Meridian meets Clay, a young geologist and veteran of the Vietnam War, and together they seek ways to mend what the world has broken. Exquisitely capturing the claustrophobic eras of 1940s and 1950s America, The Atomic Weight of Love also examines the changing roles of women during the decades that followed. And in Meridian Wallace we find an unforgettable heroine whose metamorphosis shows how the women’s movement opened up the world for a whole generation.

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    Each Little Bird that Sings
  • Author : Deborah Wiles
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0152051139
  • Reader Reviews : 47
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Comfort Snowberger is well acquainted with death since her family runs the funeral parlor in their small southern town, but even so the ten-year-old is unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved great-uncle Edisto.

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    Wicked Wonders
  • Author : Ellen Klages
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1616962615
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • 2018 World Fantasy Award nominee 2018 Locus finalist - Best short story collection 2018 Alex Award nominee "Magical stories unfurl with marvelous subtlety in this delightful collection from Klages." --Publishers Weekly, starred review A rebellious child identifies with Maleficent instead of Sleeping Beauty. Best friends Anna and Corry share one last morning on Earth. A solitary woman inherits a penny arcade haunted by a beautiful stranger. A prep-school student requires more than luck when playing dice with a faerie. Ladies who lunch--dividing one last bite of dessert--delve into new dimensions of quantum politeness. At summer camp, a young girl discovers the heartbreak of forbidden love. Whether on a habitat on Mars or in a boardinghouse in London, discover Ellen Klages' wicked, wondrous adventures full of cheeky wit, empathy, and courage.

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    Sea Glass
  • Author : Maria V. Snyder
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780369718112
  • Reader Reviews : 30
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From New York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder Return to the realms of Sitia and Ixia, where a young glass magician becomes ensnared in a deadly power struggle that may cost her everything… Opal Cowan, glass magician-in-training, has discovered a terrifying and powerful new ability: she can steal the power of other magicians. And that makes her too dangerous to be set free. Ordered to house arrest by the Council, Opal defies them to search for Ulrick, the man she thinks she loves. But as she travels through the Moon Clan’s lands, she begins to hear disturbing rumors that Ulrick’s desire for blood magic has eclipsed any sense of reason—and perhaps even his passion for her. Deep in hostile territory, without proof or allies, Opal isn’t sure whom to trust. And everywhere she turns, people want to control her powers for their own deadly gain. Opal must make the choices to secure her own future, even as the path she treads becomes more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. Previously Published. The Chronicles of Ixia Series by Maria V. Snyder Book One: Poison Study Book Two: Magic Study Book Three: Fire Study Book Four: Storm Glass Book Five: Sea Glass Book Six: Spy Glass Book Seven: Shadow Study Book Eight: Night Study Book Nine: Dawn Study

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    Sea Glass Island
  • Author : Sherryl Woods
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781460313121
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Under summer skies, New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods evokes family, friendship and heartfelt emotion With her two younger sisters heading for the altar, will Samantha Castle exchange old dreams for new ones? Lately she'd rather be on the North Carolina coast with family than in New York with agents and actors. Though she vows not to let her teenage crush on Ethan Cole influence her decision, it's hard to ignore her feelings for the local war hero. Ethan lost more than his leg in Afghanistan. He lost his belief in love. Even being surrounded by couples intent on capturing happily-ever-after won't open this jaded doctor's heart. It's going to take a sexy, determined woman—one who won't take no for an answer.

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    The Sea Glass Cottage
  • Author : RaeAnne Thayne
  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781488055874
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne comes a brand-new novel for fans of Debbie Macomber and Susan Wiggs. RaeAnne Thayne tells the story of an emotional homecoming that brings hope and healing to three generations of women. The life Olivia Harper always dreamed of isn’t so dreamy these days. The 16-hour work days are unfulfilling and so are things with her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when she hears that her estranged mother, Juliet, has been seriously injured, Liv has no choice but to pack up her life and head home to beautiful Cape Sanctuary on the Northern California coast. It’s just for a few months—that’s what Liv keeps telling herself. But the closer she gets to Cape Sanctuary, the painful memories start flooding back: Natalie, her vibrant, passionate older sister who downward-spiraled into addiction. The fights with her mother who enabled her sister at every turn. The overdose that took Natalie, leaving her now-teenaged daughter, Caitlin, an orphan. As Liv tries to balance her own needs with those of her injured mother and an obstinate, resentful fifteen-year-old, it becomes clear that all three Harper women have been keeping heartbreaking secrets from one another. And as those secrets are revealed, Liv, Juliet, and Caitlin will see that it’s never too late—or too early—to heal family wounds and find forgiveness. Return to Hope’s Crossing this Christmas in New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne’s latest heartwarming story of matchmaking at the holidays, All is Bright!

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    The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass
  • Author : Mary Beth Beuke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781629141503
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
  • As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker—especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting. There are several reasons why the hunt is so important to the sea glass seeker. Some find their Zen moments in the solitude and beauty of the hunt. Some collect to add color to their life. The history, mystery, and discovery of sea glass are also strong forces that draw collectors to shorelines around the world, looking for these pieces of physically and chemically weathered frosted glass. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn about and start your own collection of sea glass, the window for doing so is closing as pieces are becoming more elusive due to a growth in sea glass popularity and a decrease in recent glass bottle production. In The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass, Beuke provides information that will help first-time seekers start new collections and veteran hunters learn more about their current sets. Beuke shares her experiences in gathering her own collection via photographs of vibrant and rare pieces, as well.

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    The Glass Castle
  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 9781416544661
  • Reader Reviews : 572
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A triumphant tale of a young woman and her difficult childhood, The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience, redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and wonderfully vibrant. Jeannette Walls was the second of four children raised by anti-institutional parents in a household of extremes.

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    Sea Glass Treasures from the Tide
  • Author : Cindy Bilbao
  • Publisher : The Countryman Press
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781581576870
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
  • We may never find message in a bottle, but most of us have fond memories of collecting beach glass. Let the images captured in Treasures from the Tide bring you back to a simpler time and the joy of discovery. This unique photo keepsake celebrates the simple beauty of found objects. Beaches remind us of simple pleasures—swimming in the surf, building sand castles, and collecting smooth, opalescent beach glass. These once man-made objects, perhaps glass bottles or insulators, were broken, rolled and tumbled by the waves, and smoothed into something completely different, something—almost—natural again. Beach glass is found art. Why we take such pleasure in these bits and pieces of manufactured materials reclaimed by nature may be something to contemplate while enjoying Treasures from the Tide—the author surely has, and she conveys that pleasure in playful, organic sculptures that come to life in the interplay of colors and shapes and their interaction with the sand and surf they came from. The sense of a moment in time captured in these photos is like an insect captured in amber, and, in this book, beach glass becomes just as precious.

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    The Glass Hotel
  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN : 9780525521150
  • Reader Reviews : 77
  • Genre : Fiction
  • INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Station Eleven and Sea of Tranquility, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events—the exposure of a massive criminal enterprise and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea. “The perfect novel ... Freshly mysterious.” —The Washington Post Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star lodging on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. On the night she meets Jonathan Alkaitis, a hooded figure scrawls a message on the lobby's glass wall: Why don’t you swallow broken glass. High above Manhattan, a greater crime is committed: Alkaitis's billion-dollar business is really nothing more than a game of smoke and mirrors. When his scheme collapses, it obliterates countless fortunes and devastates lives. Vincent, who had been posing as Jonathan’s wife, walks away into the night. Years later, a victim of the fraud is hired to investigate a strange occurrence: a woman has seemingly vanished from the deck of a container ship between ports of call. In this captivating story of crisis and survival, Emily St. John Mandel takes readers through often hidden landscapes: campgrounds for the near-homeless, underground electronica clubs, service in luxury hotels, and life in a federal prison. Rife with unexpected beauty, The Glass Hotel is a captivating portrait of greed and guilt, love and delusion, ghosts and unintended consequences, and the infinite ways we search for meaning in our lives. Look for Emily St. John Mandel’s bestselling new novel, Sea of Tranquility!

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    The Pearl of the Soul of the World
  • Author : Meredith Ann Pierce
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN : 9780316029070
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The spellbinding conclusion to the Darkangel Trilogy! Armed with a magical pearl imbued with all the sorcery and wisdom of the world, bestowed upon her by the Ancient known as Ravenna, Aeriel finally comes face-to-face with the White Witch and her vampire sons. Backed by her husband, his army of good, and a throng of magical steeds, she must unlock the power of the pearl to awaken her true destiny and save the world.

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    Sea Glass Hearts
  • Author : Josie Iselin
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781613123270
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  • Genre : Art
  • Josie Iselin, the author of Abrams’ popular Heart Stones, turns to sea glass hearts for a companion volume that promises to be just as appealing. Beachcombers the world over treasure sea glass—the shards of broken glass that are tumbled by the waves into smooth, pebblelike forms. They know which colors are common (green and brown) and which are unusual (black, yellow, red, and, especially, orange) and they can often identify the age and origin of a specimen. On rare occasions, sea glass takes the shape of a heart, the universal symbol of love. In Sea Glass Hearts, Iselin assembles an inspiring collection of these precious objects that are free for the taking—if you are lucky enough to find them!

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    The Story of the Sea Glass
  • Author : Anne Dodd
  • Publisher : Down East Books
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781461743736
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Nicole finds a beautiful piece of red sea glass on the beach, her grandmother Nana tells her a story from her own childhood of a broken red vase, which may have been the origin of this sea glass. Includes information about sea glass and instructionsfor making a sea glass sun-catcher.

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    The Capybaras
  • Author : Alfredo Soderguit
  • Publisher : Greystone Books Ltd
  • Pages : 47
  • ISBN : 9781771647830
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus and the New York Public Library “Purely exquisite.”—Kirkus (Starred) For kids ages 4-8, a charming and hilarious tale about capybaras: the beloved animal sensation capturing children’s hearts! Hens and their chicks love their warm, snug home. Life is simple and comfortable in the chicken coop, where everyone knows their place and worries are far away. Until one day, when the capybaras appear. To the hens, the capybaras are too big, too wet, and too hairy. They don’t even follow the rules! But it’s hunting season, and the capybaras need somewhere safe to hide. Can the hens learn to get along with their unexpected guests? This delightful story shares the importance of opening our hearts to each other, no matter our differences, and the marvelous surprises that can happen along the way. An Aldana Libros Book, Greystone Kids

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    THE GREAT GATSBY
  • Author : F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
  • Publisher : PURE SNOW PUBLISHING
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE GREAT GATSBY BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD Key features of this book: * Unabridged with 100% of it’s original content * Available in multiple formats: eBook, original paperback, large print paperback and hardcover * Easy-to-read 12 pt. font size * Proper paragraph formatting with Indented first lines, 1.25 Line Spacing and Justified Paragraphs * Properly formatted for aesthetics and ease of reading. * Custom Table of Contents and Design elements for each chapter * The Copyright page has been placed at the end of the book, as to not impede the content and flow of the book. Original publication: 1925 The Great Gatsby - The story of the mysteriously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, This book is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book and stands as the supreme achievement of his career. First published in 1925, this classic novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers which depicts the life of lavish parties on Long Island is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. This book is great for schools, teachers and students or for the casual reader, and makes a wonderful addition to any classic literary library At Pure Snow Publishing we have taken the time and care into formatting this book to make it the best possible reading experience. We specialize in publishing classic books and have been publishing books since 2014. We now have over 500 book listings available for purchase. Enjoy!

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    Lala's Words
  • Author : Gracey Zhang
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781338783544
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From debut author-illustrator Gracey Zhang comes a timeless and timely picture book that celebrates the unassuming power of kind words. Oh, there goes Lala! She carries a pot of water around the corner, down the block, and over the fence, to a patch of dirt and concrete where tiny weeds sprout. "Hello, hello, friends!" she whispers. Lala waters the plants every day, but it is her kind words that make them sway and nod. Lala's wild nature and quiet compassion enchant in this evergreen story about the power of kind words and the magic of being loved for who you are.

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    Sea Glass Castle
  • Author : T.I. Lowe
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN : 9781496440525
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the bestselling author of Lulu’s Café Sophia Prescott is still mending from the embarrassment of a highly publicized divorce from a pro football player, and the now-single mother is back in Sunset Cove, surrounded by the supporting love of her family and the Sand Queens. Sophia doesn’t think there’s any hope for starting over until an unexpected trip to the pediatrician’s office gives her a second chance after all. Dr. Weston Sawyer knows all about lives shattering into millions of pieces. His own all but ended when a truck driver fell asleep at the wheel and barreled head-on into his pregnant wife’s sedan, killing her instantly and leaving Wes with a soul so wounded that it has refused to heal. He packed up and left swampy southern Alabama for South Carolina with the hope of fading into the sleepy coastal town of Sunset Cove. Instead, feisty brunette Sophia Prescott will have him braving something different and entirely unexpected. If Sophia and Wes can take the leap to give love another try, they just might find that hope has a way of coming back around and weaving into one’s heart.

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    A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity
  • Author : Nicole Valentine
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books ®
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 9781541564473
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • He believes in science, but only magic can help his mom. Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, Faith, drowned when they were three years old. A few months ago, his mom abandoned him and his dad with no explanation. Finn clings to the concrete facts in his physics books—and to his best friend, Gabi—to ward off his sadness. But then his grandmother tells him a secret: the women in their family are Travelers, able to move back and forth in time. Finn's mom is trapped somewhere in the timeline, and she's left Finn a portal to find her. But to succeed, he'll have to put his trust in something bigger than logic. "This is an incredible book, no matter which time universe you're in. I couldn't put it down. One of my favorite debut novels of the year."—Erin Entrada Kelly, New York Times bestselling author and 2018 Newbery Medal winner

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    Atomic Women
  • Author : Roseanne Montillo
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780316489584
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Bomb meets Code Girls in this nonfiction narrative about the little-known female scientists who were critical to the invention of the atomic bomb during World War II. They were leaning over the edge of the unknown and afraid of what they would discover there—meet the World War II female scientists who worked in the secret sites of the Manhattan Project. Recruited not only from labs and universities from across the United States but also from countries abroad, these scientists helped in—and often initiated—the development of the atomic bomb, taking starring roles in the Manhattan Project. In fact, their involvement was critical to its success, though many of them were not fully aware of the consequences. The atomic women include: Lise Meitner and Irène Joliot-Curie (daughter of Marie Curie), who laid the groundwork for the Manhattan Project from Europe Elizabeth Rona, the foremost expert in plutonium, who gave rise to the "Fat Man" and "Little Boy," the bombs dropped over Japan Leona Woods, Elizabeth Graves, and Joan Hinton, who were inspired by European scientific ideals but carved their own paths ​ This book explores not just the critical steps toward the creation of a successful nuclear bomb, but also the moral implications of such an invention.

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    Gifts from the Sea
  • Author : Natalie Kinsey
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9780307527950
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Quila MacFarlane is devastated by the death of her mother, especially now that it’s just her and her father on Devils Rock where her father is the lighthouse keeper. They can’t leave and almost no one ever comes to visit them. But the morning after a storm, something floats ashore that changes their lives forever: Two small mattresses strapped together, and inside, a baby! They name her Cecelia, which means “a gift from the sea,” and call her Celia. She makes them a family again–and helps heal the hurt left by Quila’s mother’s passing. Two years later, though, another stranger arrives, one who changes everything all over again: A woman named Margaret, come looking for the final resting place of her sister, whose ship had gone down in a storm two years before. Her sister’s baby had never been found, either, she explains, and now she has no family of her own. Could this be Celia’s aunt? Will Quila have to give up Celia so Margaret can have her own family back? This is a gripping tale full of love, loss, and healing.

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    Sea Glass Cove
  • Author : Suzie O'Connell
  • Publisher : Suzanne O'Connell
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Abalone Shell Recently divorced Hope St. Cloud is in need of a fresh perspective, and she knows exactly where to find it—at her family’s cottage in Sea Glass Cove. Here, she and her daughter will be able to find a new rhythm with just the two of them. She isn’t prepared for the tantalizing attraction to local gallery owner and widower Owen McKinney. It’s been three years since the accident that stole all Owen held dear. When Hope and her adorable daughter stroll into his gallery, he finds in them all the joy and adventure he lost. Could this be a second chance at happiness or is her divorce too fresh? A sign straight from his past reminds him that he’s still alive and that this new love is worth fighting for. The Driftwood Promise From a young age, Erin McKinney has been taught that there’s only one man she can rely on—her older brother. The rest just aren’t worth the trouble. But Gideon St. Cloud might be the man to show her that good men still exist. He certainly made quite an impression the last time he was in town. Returning to Sea Glass Cove to cool off in the middle of a heated custody battle for his son, Gideon knows he should ignore his curiosity about Erin, but he can’t get her out of his head. In the shelter of her driftwood forts, he’ll find out why she distrusts men… and discover how he can prove he isn’t like the men who hurt her.

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    Navigating Early
  • Author : Clare Vanderpool
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN : 9780307930651
  • Reader Reviews : 35
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • “Just the sort of book that saves lives by igniting a passion for reading.” —James Patterson “Reminiscent of Huckleberry Finn.” —The Wall Street Journal A Michael L. Printz Honor Winner From the author of Newbery Medal winner Moon Over Manifest comes the odyssey-like adventure of two boys’ incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail. When Jack Baker’s father sends him from his home in Kansas to attend a boys’ boarding school in Maine, Jack doesn’t know what to expect. Certainly not Early Auden, the strangest of boys. Early keeps to himself, reads the number pi as a story, and refuses to accept truths others take for granted. Jack, feeling lonely and out of place, connects with Early, and the two become friends. During a break from school, the boys set out for the Appalachian Trail on a quest for a great black bear. As Jack and Early travel deeper into the mountains, they meet peculiar and dangerous characters, and they make some shocking discoveries. But their adventure is only just beginning. Will Jack’s and Early’s friendship last the journey? Can the boys make it home alive? An ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book A New York Times Editor’s Choice A New York Times Bestseller An Indie Pick A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year A Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice Selection A BookPage Best Children’s Book A Texas Lone Star Reading List Selection A Notable Children's Book in Language Arts Book A Down East Magazine Best of Maine Book A North Carolina Young Adult Book Award Master List Selection An Iowa Children's Choice Award Finalist

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    Journey of the Sea Glass
  • Author : Nicole Fazio
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1732302065
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : JUVENILE FICTION
  • What happens to glass between the time it falls into the sea and it washes up on the beach years later? This wordless story flows along one possible course of events, following a soda bottle dropped overboard from a ship early in the twentieth century, only to have a fragment of it discovered on a beach by a young girl decades later. Over time, the bottle has been influenced by waves, currents, the sea floor, and sea creatures, all pictured in lush full-color renderings by artist Nicole Fazio. Fully immersed in the art, children and adults alike can trace the passage of time through the Journey of the Sea Glass.

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    Paperboy
  • Author : Vince Vawter
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780307975058
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • *"Reminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird." —Booklist, Starred "An unforgettable boy and his unforgettable story. I loved it!" —ROB BUYEA, author of Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again This Newbery Honor winner is perfect for fans of To Kill a Mockingbird, The King’s Speech, and The Help. A boy who stutters comes of age in the segregated South, during the summer that changes his life. Little Man throws the meanest fastball in town. But talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a word without stuttering—not even his own name. So when he takes over his best friend’s paper route for the month of July, he’s not exactly looking forward to interacting with the customers. But it’s the neighborhood junkman, a bully and thief, who stirs up real trouble in Little Man’s life. A Newbery Honor Award Winner An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book An IRA Children’s and Young Adults’ Choice An IRA Teachers’ Choice A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year A National Parenting Publications Award Honor Book A BookPage Best Children’s Book An ABC New Voices Pick A Junior Library Guild Selection An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Recording An ALA-YALSA Amazing Audiobook A Mississippi Magnolia State Award List Selection “[Vawter’s] characterization of Little Man feels deeply authentic, with . . . his fierce desire to be ‘somebody instead of just a kid who couldn’t talk right.’” —The Washington Post “Paperboy offers a penetrating look at both the mystery and the daily frustrations of stuttering. People of all ages will appreciate this positive and universal story.” —Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation of America *“[A] tense, memorable story.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “An engaging and heartfelt presentation that never whitewashes the difficult time and situation as Little Man comes of age.” —Kirkus Reviews “Vawter portrays a protagonist so true to a disability that one cannot help but empathize with the difficult world of a stutterer.” —School Library Journal

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    They All Saw a Cat
  • Author : Brendan Wenzel
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 45
  • ISBN : 9781452150482
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • They All Saw A Cat — New York Times bestseller and 2017 Caldecott Medal and Honor Book The cat walked through the world, with its whiskers, ears, and paws . . . In this glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, Brendan Wenzel shows us the many lives of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. When you see a cat, what do you see? If you and your child liked The Girl Who Drank the Moon, Finding Winnie, and Radiant Child — you'll love They All Saw A Cat "An ingenious idea, gorgeously realized." —Shelf Awareness, starred review "Both simple and ingenious in concept, Wenzel's book feels like a game changer." —The Huffington Post

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    438 Days
  • Author : Jonathan Franklin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781501116308
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • "The miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history--as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews"--

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    A Mirror Mended
  • Author : Alix E. Harrow
  • Publisher : Tordotcom
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781250766656
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Mirror Mended is the next installment in USA Today bestselling author Alix E. Harrow's Fractured Fables series. Zinnia Gray, professional fairy-tale fixer and lapsed Sleeping Beauty is over rescuing snoring princesses. Once you’ve rescued a dozen damsels and burned fifty spindles, once you’ve gotten drunk with twenty good fairies and made out with one too many members of the royal family, you start to wish some of these girls would just get a grip and try solving their own narrative issues. Just when Zinnia’s beginning to think she can't handle one more princess, she glances into a mirror and sees another face looking back at her: the shockingly gorgeous face of evil, asking for her help. Because there’s more than one person trapped in a story they didn’t choose. Snow White's Evil Queen has found out how her story ends and she's desperate for a better ending. She wants Zinnia to help her before it’s too late for everyone. Will Zinnia accept the Queen's poisonous request, and save them both from the hot iron shoes that wait for them, or will she try another path? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Paddington Here and Now
  • Author : Michael Bond
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN : 9780061473647
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • With trouble apparently following him everywhere he roams, lovable Paddington Bear must use his charm and wit to straighten out his most recent dilemmas involving a grouchy neighbor and a strange mishap that lands him center stage at a concert!

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    A Sea of Colors
  • Author : Kirsti Scott
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 34
  • ISBN : 0998499544
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  • Genre : Books
  • This children's colors book features sea animals created with surf-tumbled pieces of beach glass. Each color is represented by a sea glass art mosaic of an ocean animal in that color, created with sea glass.