Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River SeaIt is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at 13, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences in this highly colourful, joyous and award-winning adventure….

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Thea’s Tree

Thea's TreeWhat Thea wants more than anything in the world is a tree–a real tree to climb and hide in, to sit under and dream. But in the city where she lives, there are no trees. So one day, Thea goes in search of a tree. This elemental story is written and illustrated by Judith Clay.”Thea’s Tree” was chosen for the White Ravens List of the International Youth Library in 2012.Judith Clay is an award-winning German artist and writer. Her work has widely been exhibited in Europe and North America….

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Pablo’s Tree

Pablo's TreePablo’s Tree Each year on his birthday, a young Mexican American boy looks forward to seeing how his grandfather has decorated the tree he planted on the day the boy was adopted. Full description…

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Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission) (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)

Abraham Lincoln: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission) (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in “Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, ” they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil War? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect w…

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