PETER GREEN AND THE UNLIVING ACADEMY: THIS BOOK IS FULL OF DEAD PEOPLE, by Angelina Allsop, TCK Publishing

Fourteen-year-old Peter Green can’t remember how he died. All he has are his pajamas, a silk tie, and a one-way bus ticket to Mrs. Battisworth’s Academy and Haven for Unliving Boys and Girls, a strange and spooky school for dead orphans like himself. But that’s all he needs: the Unliving Academy has everything, from vampires … Continue reading PETER GREEN AND THE UNLIVING ACADEMY: THIS BOOK IS FULL OF DEAD PEOPLE, by Angelina Allsop, TCK Publishing

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SINS OF THE DEAD: A RHONA MACLEOD THRILLER, #13 by Lin Anderson, Panmacmillan, Publishers Group Canada

While illegally street racing in the underground tunnels of Glasgow, four Harley-Davidson riders make a horrifying discovery: a dead man left in the darkness, hands together on his chest as if peacefully laid to rest. The cause of death is unclear, the only clues being a half glass of red wine and a partially eaten … Continue reading SINS OF THE DEAD: A RHONA MACLEOD THRILLER, #13 by Lin Anderson, Panmacmillan, Publishers Group Canada

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WEAPONS: ARMS AND ARMOUR FROM PREHISTORY TO THE AGE OF CHIVALRY, by R. Ewart Oakeshott, Dover Publications

Premodern weapons of war receive a tremendously detailed and thorough accounting in this volume — the work of a noted authority on medieval arms in Europe. Covering a period of 30 centuries, the study, like a richly woven tapestry, vividly describes the development of arms and armor — beginning with the weapons of the prehistoric … Continue reading THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WEAPONS: ARMS AND ARMOUR FROM PREHISTORY TO THE AGE OF CHIVALRY, by R. Ewart Oakeshott, Dover Publications

KIDS COOKING, STUDENTS PREPARE AND EAT FOODS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, by George Ancona, Candlewick Press

Engaging photographs follow a diverse group of kids as they find out where their food comes from, how to prepare it -- and how great it is to share a meal together. Roll up your sleeves, wash your hands, and join four different groups of kids as they prepare recipes from all over the world, … Continue reading KIDS COOKING, STUDENTS PREPARE AND EAT FOODS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, by George Ancona, Candlewick Press