Summary: Provides information about the Inca empire, discussing how the Incas survived in the mountains, how the empire was built, and why it disappeared, and looks at the city of Machu Picchu and the emperor Sapa Inca.
Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2010
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Summary: Opening a fraudulent spiritual center with her brother and their friend Ralph in coastal California, Chrysalis Moffat experiences unexpected success before discovering their father's secret past and its connection to Ralph's mysterious, gambling-marked world.
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2003
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Summary: Provides facts about ancient Greece, discussing the early Greeks, their government, the gods they worshipped, the first Olympics, arts and sciences, and the rise of the Roman empire, and considering the influence of the ancient Greeks in modern times. Includes maps, a time line, and photographs.
Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2009
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Summary: In the aftermath of a devastating plague, a fearless young heroine embarks on a dangerous and surprising journey to save her world in this dystopian thriller, told in bold and fierce language. In the ruins of a future America, fifteen-year-old Ice Cream Star and her nomadic tribe live off of the detritus of a crumbled civilization. Theirs is a world of children; before reaching the age of...
Publisher / Publication Date: ECCO, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015
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Summary: "A young man, Ben, meets a young woman, Kate--and they begin to fall in love. From their first meeting, Ben knows Kate is unworldly and fanciful, so at first he isn't that concerned when she tells him about the recurring dream she's had since childhood. In the dream, she's transported to the past, where she lives a second life as Emilia, the mistress of a nobleman in Elizabethan England. But...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019
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Summary: Ever been betrayed by a pretty cover and a pair of alluring blurbs? Fear not! The recommendations in this book have all been carefully vetted and approved by two literary professionals with discerning taste and witty wit.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010