Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson and John Lawrence

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum or at least three cheers for this gorgeous new unabridged edition of Treasure Island (Candlewick, $24.99). Woodcut artist John Lawrence’s colorful illustrations breathe new life into Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic story. Feel the wind in the sails of the beautiful ships but avoid the sharp swords and what appears to be the pirates’ foul breath! Ages 12 and up. DDL
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ISBN: 9780763644451
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2009

The Islands of the Blessed - Nancy Farmer

With The Islands Of The Blessed (Atheneum, $18.99), Nancy Farmer brings to a thrilling conclusion the medieval fantasy epic that began with The Sea of Trolls and The Land of the Silver Apples. Jack and Thorgil journey to Notland, home of the fin folk, where mermaids and sea hags enchant the sea-roads. Once again Farmer deftly blends medieval history and Norse mythology into an exciting tale of monasteries, monsters, and redemption. Ages 11-14. SNB
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ISBN: 9781416907374
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Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - October 20th, 2009

When You Reach Me - Rebecca Stead

Connoisseurs of mystery and the intricacies of time travel will be riveted by Rebecca Stead’s When You Reach Me (Wendy Lamb, $15.99). Twelve year-old Miranda’s already complicated New York life grows even more bewildering when she receives an enigmatic note: “I am coming to save your friend’s life, and my own.” But her best friend has cut her off, and making new friends is proving difficult. The anonymous, all-toopersonal notes keep coming, and it is only at the very end that she discovers their source. Ages 12-16. SNB
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ISBN: 9780385737425
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - July 14th, 2009