William S. and the Great Escape

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers FBA-|303572 #ad - Baggett is one of eight Baggett children, and he is ready to escape his negligent family. Twelve-year-old William S. That’s exactly what he does—along with three of his younger siblings—after his older brothers flush a pet guinea pig down the toilet. Since his very first day of school in 1931, he has been saving up money to run away.

Will they ever make it to aunt Fiona’s? And if they do, will she let them stay? The four children are headed to their aunt fiona’s house, but the trip doesn’t go exactly as planned—especially when a lonely rich girl decides to “help” them.

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The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case The Stanley Family

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - David tries to make friends with the kidnappers to protect his family. Can david and amanda use their siblings’ hijinks to outsmart the kidnappers? But such bragging does not go unnoticed. Five stepsiblings must escape their foreign captors in this breathtaking second book in the Stanley Family series, a companion to The Headless Cupid, from three-time Newbery Honor winner Zipha Keatley Snyder.

The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case The Stanley Family #ad - The stanley family is moving to Italy! David, Janie, and twins Esther and Blair are thrilled. One terrible night, the children are kidnapped. But that’s hard to do when Janie lectures them on how to write a ransom note and Esther complains about the terrible food. And precocious Janie translates everything Amanda says to all the neighbors.

But their moody stepsister amanda, thwarted from spending time in California with her father, spends the trip alternately moping or boasting about how rich her father is.

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The Bronze Pen

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - So audrey keeps her writing a secret. However, things don't always happen in the way that she wants or expects. That is, until she meets a mysterious old woman who seems able to read her mind. But as audrey writes, odd things start happening. Could the pen be more of a curse than a gift? Or will Audrey be able to rewrite the future in the way that she wishes-and save her father's life?

The Bronze Pen #ad - Did beowulf, her dog, just speak to her? And what is that bumping under her bed at night? It seems that whatever she writes with the pen comes true. Audrey is surprised at how readily she reveals her secret to the woman. Twelve-year-old audrey abbott dreams of becoming a writer, but with her father's failing health and the family's shaky finances, it seems there is no room for what her overworked mother would surely call a childish fantasy.

One day the old woman gives Audrey a peculiar bronze pen and tells her to "use it wisely and to good purpose. It turns out to be just perfect for writing her stories with. In fact, it's quite difficult to predict what writing with the pen will do.

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The Headless Cupid The Stanley Family

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - They're stunned to see her dressed in a strange costume, carrying a pet crow and surrounded by a pile of books about the supernatural. David suspects amanda of causing mischief, until they learn that the house really was haunted long ago. But that's when strange things start happening in their old house. When the four stanley children meet Amanda, their new stepsister, they're amazed to learn that she studies witchcraft.

The Headless Cupid The Stanley Family #ad - Legend has it that a ghost cut the head off of a wooden cupid on the stairway. It's not long before Amanda promises to give witchcraft lessons to David, Jamie and the twins. Has the ghost returned to strike again? .

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The Treasures of Weatherby

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Harleigh J. Weatherby iv leads a lonely existence in the vast Weatherby mansion under the watchful eye of his great aunt Adelaide -- until a mysterious girl named Allegra literally flies over the walls of Weatherby House and into his life. Allegra's intense curiosity about weatherby House forces Harleigh to think about things he's always ignored, including the long-lost treasure of the first Harleigh -- which someone is trying to steal.

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The Witches of Worm

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Worm. Jessica has read enough books to know that Worm must be a witch's cat. She's sure she isn't imagining the evil voice coming from the cat, telling her to play mean tricks on people. He's cast a spell on her, but whom can she turn to? After all, no one will believe that Worm has bewitched her. Or worse! Atheneum Books.

Jessica wishes she'd never brought Worm home with her, because now he's making her do terrible things. Cats. Jessica's never liked them. But how can she explain what's happening? Witches. Especially not a skinny, ugly kitten that looks like a worm.

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Blair's Nightmare 3 The Stanley Family

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - A giant irish wolfhound might be the dog of david’s dreams in the third book in the Stanley Family series, a companion to The Headless Cupid, from three-time Newbery Honor winner Zipha Keatley Snyder. With five children, a raven, and a pet turkey named King Tut, the Stanley house is full-to-bursting.

Blair's Nightmare 3 The Stanley Family #ad - So when blair begins sleepwalking and having dreams of an enormous dog that comes to the house every night, David assumes Blair just wants a dog too. But what if blair’s nightmare, as the kids quickly name the dog, isn’t only a dream? Is Nightmare the dog they’ve always wanted? And how can the kids keep him—without letting their parents know? Atheneum Books.

But david desperately wants a dog—even though his dad has forbidden another pet.

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William's Midsummer Dreams

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - William’s summer is filled with acting and costumes and applause, but he still worries sometimes that he and his younger siblings will never be able to shake off the past. Atheneum Books. Now william has to deal with a jealous rival out to sabotage him, a not-so-secret admirer, and the way the Baggetts still haunt him in nightmares.

William's Midsummer Dreams #ad - . But getting the part is just the beginning. Used book in Good Condition. From three-time newbery honor author zilpha Keatley Snyder, “an adventure story with a lot to say about identity, ambition, and character” Kirkus Reviews. After a year living with aunt fiona, william is off to audition for the role of Puck in a summer production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

But when the baggetts show up again, William realizes that he is braver than he thought, and that all will turn out okay.

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The Egypt Game

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - The Egypt Game #ad - The first time melanie ross meets April Hall, she’s not sure they have anything in common. But she soon discovers that they both love anything to do with ancient Egypt. Used book in Good Condition. Everyone thinks it’s just a game until strange things start happening. Before long there are six Egyptians, hold ceremonies, and they all meet to wear costumes, and work on their secret code.

When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard, Melanie and April decide it’s the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. Great product! Has the egypt Game gone too far? Atheneum Books.

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The Gypsy Game

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Yearling #ad - But it's toby who adds a really new wrinkle when he announces that he himself is a bona fide Gypsy. What game will they play next? The answer is Gypsies. Plus he can get them some of his grandmother's things to use as real Gypsy props for the new game. Great product! . What could be more thrilling? then Toby suddenly and mysteriously disappears, and the kids discover that living as real-life Gypsies may not be as much fun as they thought.

While april plunges in with her usual enthusiasm, the more Melanie learns, the more something seems to be holding her back. How will they find toby and rescue him from the very real problems that are haunting his life? Atheneum Books. The kids from The Egypt Game are back. Used book in Good Condition.

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Janie's Private Eyes

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Yearling #ad - Used book in Good Condition. It looks like a case of dognapping, and neighbors are accusing her friends the Trans, a Vietnamese family new to the area. Isbn13: 9780375895142. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Who could be taking people's pets? David's eight-year-old sister Janie has just founded the J.

V. Stanley detective agency and she's determined to find out. Funny and fast-paced. Kirkus reviews"the mystery is credibly solved in a nicely crafted story that has suspense, humor, and natural dialogue. Bulletin of the center for Children's Books"A funny and quick read that fans of the Stanley family will enjoy.

Janie's Private Eyes #ad - . School library Journal  Atheneum Books. One by one, dogs are disappearing from thirteen-year-old David Stanley's neighborhood. Great product! Before long, janie's private eyes are up to their necks in danger and it's up to David to get them out of it!"This fourth book about the eccentric but believable Stanleys and their madcap adventures stands well on its own.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! .

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