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As if traveling to a new country in search of her missing mother weren't difficult enough, Mira has to do it dressed as a boy. In a different century.­A new postcard from her time-­traveling mother points Mira to the 16th century Rome. But before she can rescue her mom, she must follow the clues left around the city to find Giordano Bruno, a famous thinker and mathematician, who discovered something so shocking that important Italian officials don't want it revealed. All the while avoiding the Watchers—­time-­traveling police who want Mira back in her own time.­It's another whirlwind adventure for Mira, and this time she is determined to bring her mother out of the past.­Praise for Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris"An engrossing, diary-­style blend of history, mystery, and time travel.­"—­Publishers Weekly"With an engaging story, accessible history, and a spunky heroine, Mira's Diary is an absorbing, fast-­pace adventure.­"—­School Library...

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Historical fiction at its best, this novel by bestselling author Marissa Moss tells the story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who masqueraded as a man named Frank Thompson during the Civil War. Among her many adventures, she was a nurse on the battlefield and a spy for the Union Army, and was captured by (and escaped from) the Confederates. The novel is narrated by Sarah, offering readers an in-­depth look not only at the Civil War but also at her journey to self-­discovery as she grapples with living a lie and falling in love with one of her fellow soldiers.­Using historical materials to build the foundation of the story, Moss has crafted a captivating novel for the YA audience. The book includes a Civil War timeline, archival photos, a glossary of names, and a detailed note on sources.­Praise for A Soldier's SecretSTARRED REVIEWS"A female Civil War soldier is brought alive for readers...­Moss convincingly but never gratuitously portrays the gore,...

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When Mira receives a cryptic postcard from her missing mother, she sets off with her father and brother to find her in Paris. Only Mira doesn't know she's looking in the wrong century.­With an innocent touch to a gargoyle sculpture on the roof of Notre Dame, Mira is whisked into the past. There she learns her mother isn't just avoiding the family, she's in serious trouble. Following her mother's clues, Mira travels through time to help change history and bring her mother home.­"Long after I finished this fast–­paced and compelling novel, I thought about Mira. Would I be as determined in pursuit of truth and tolerance? Would you?­" —­Karen Cushman, Newberry Medal Winner

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Filled with intrigue surprises and the authors original illustrations this novel skillfully weaves history with a personal story full of heartache and family tensions that will entice and enthrall readers.­When Talibah and her younger brother Adom accompany their father to Egypt they become involved in a mystery surrounding an ancient lost pharaoha rare queen ruler. Someone has tried to make it appear as if she never existed! The queen needs Talibah to help her and her high priest Senenmut reclaim their rightful place in history.­Exotic locales mysterious strangers and a sinister archaeologist round out an adventure that is full of riddles old tales and most surprisingly of all a link to Talibahs and Adoms mother who died mysteriously.

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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

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When Mira receives a cryptic postcard from her missing mother, she sets off with her father and brother to find her in Paris. Only Mira doesn't know she's looking in the wrong century. With an innocent touch to a gargoyle sculpture on the roof of Notre Dame, Mira is whisked into the past. There she learns her mother isn't just avoiding the family, she's in serious trouble. Following her mother's clues, Mira travels through time to help change history and bring her mother home. "Long after I finished this fast-­paced and compelling novel, I thought about Mira. Would I be as determined in pursuit of truth and tolerance? Would you?­" -­Karen Cushman, Newberry Medal Winner

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