We may be dreaming of summer, but winter is in full swing! Because there are at least few things to enjoy about the season (cozy sweaters, hot chocolate, pristine snow), we’re offering deals on Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre and Prisoner of Ice and Snow by Ruth Lauren. Add them to your collection for just $7 when you shop by December 31!

Prisoner of Ice and Snow - $7.00

 by Ruth Lauren

When Valor is arrested, she couldn’t be happier. Her sister Sasha is already serving a life sentence for stealing from the royal family, and Valor is going to help her escape—from the inside.

Grades 2-6


"Anyone who likes adventure, survival stories, folktales, or novels with strong female protagonists will not be able to put this down."  School Library Journal, starred review

"Valor is both true to her name and resourceful . . . A page-turner with an intrepid protagonist."  Kirkus Reviews

Awards & Honors:
Spring 2017 Kids’ Indies Next List, Ages 9 to 12
VOYA’s Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2017

Author Bio: 
Ruth Lauren lives in the West Midlands in England with her family. She likes chocolate, walking in the woods, orchids, going to the movies, and reading as many books as she can. She's had lots of other jobs, but she likes writing best.

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Best in Snow -
by April Pulley Sayer

With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre sheds sparkly new light on the wonders of snow. From the beauty of snow blanketing the forest and falling on animals’ fur and feathers to the fascinating winter water cycle, this nonfiction picture book celebrates snowfall and the amazing science behind it.

Grades K-2


In this visually stunning tribute to winter weather, Sayre explores the water cycle through photography and verse….Sayre’s simple text and in particular her eye-catching photos celebrate the wonder and magic of the natural world.”— School Library Journal

“Combining eye-catching photos and a spare, poetic text, Sayre's latest informational picture book is uncommonly rewarding for one-on-one sharing and highly recommended for preschool and primary-grade units on snow.” — Booklist

Awards & Honors:
SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Nonfiction
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books 2017
2017 Capitol Choices, Zero to Seven
ILA Teachers’ Choices 2017 Reading List

Author Bio:
April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 65 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual perspectives.

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