2010 Sasquatch Intermediate Nominees

2010 Sasquatch Intermediate Nominees
The Return of the Killer Cat Cover Image
By Anne Fine, Steve Cox (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780374362485
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 20th, 2007

When Ellie tells Tuffy the family is leaving for the week, Tuffy couldn't be more thrilled. A whole blissful week of rolling around in the flower bed and lounging on top of the TV? Tuffy can't wait But the cat sitter the family procures doesn't understand Tuffy's refined feline palate, and Little Miss Soppy next door seems intent on dressing Tuffy in a nightie and calling him Janet.

Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It Cover Image
ISBN: 9780440422068
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Published: Yearling Books - September 9th, 2008

Winner of the Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe New Talent Award, this acclaimed, multicultural book about a biracial boy with a passion for science will resonate with children everywhere who can't--or won't--be defined by categories.

Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little Cover Image
By Peggy Gifford, Valorie Fisher (Photographer)
ISBN: 9780440422303
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Published: Yearling Books - April 22nd, 2008

Here's the first book in the hilarious Moxy Maxwell series, which includes Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Writing Thank-you Notes and Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Practicing the Piano.

Deep and Dark and Dangerous Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547076454
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 4th, 2008

Just before summer begins, 13-year-old Ali finds an odd photograph in the attic. She knows the two children in it are her mother, Claire, and her aunt Dulcie. But who's the third person, the one who's been torn out of the picture?

Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat Cover Image
By Lynne Jonell, Jonathan Bean (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780312384609
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Published: Square Fish - September 2nd, 2008

Emmy was a good girl. At least she tried very hard to be good. She did her homework without being told. She ate all her vegetables, even the slimy ones. And she never talked back to her nanny, Miss Barmy, although it was almost impossible to keep quiet, some days.

She really was a little too good. Which is why she liked to sit by the Rat. The Rat was not good at all . . .

Scepter of the Ancients Cover Image
By Derek Landy, Tom Percival (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780061231179
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Published: HarperTrophy - March 25th, 2008

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant

Ace Detective
Snappy Dresser
Razor-tongued Wit
Crackerjack Sorcerer
Walking, Talking,
Fire-throwing Skeleton

--as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old.

These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil.

The end of the world?

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ISBN: 9780142407578
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Published: Puffin Books - March 1st, 2007

The #1 Bestseller

Ten Ways to Make My Sister Disappear Cover Image
ISBN: 9780439839839
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - September 2007

Everything ten year-old Sprig wants, her older sister Dakota already has. Everything Sprig does, Dakota does better. And anytime Sprig complains, Dakota just grins and calls her a baby. It's enough to make a kid wish her sister would disappear.

The Mutiny on the Bounty Cover Image
By Patrick O'Brien, Patrick O'Brien (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802795878
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Published: Walker & Company - January 23rd, 2007

Life sailing with the Royal Navy in the 1780's was particularly miserable: sailors slept in crowded hammocks, ate moldy cheese and maggoty bread, and were subject to very harsh discipline. So when the HMS "Bounty" arrived in Tahiti after 11 months at sea, the crew of the "Bounty" thought it was heaven on earth. Living on the island paradise made them lazy and careless.

How to Steal a Dog Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312561123
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Published: Square Fish - April 28th, 2009

Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don't do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it.

Lawn Boy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553494655
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Published: Yearling Books - March 24th, 2009

One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about "the beauty of capitalism. Supply and Demand. Diversify labor. Distribute the wealth." "Wealth?" I said. "It's groovy, man," said Arnold.

Yellow Star Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761452775
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Published: Cavendish Square Publishing - April 2006

"In 1945 the war ended. The Germans surrendered, and the ghetto was liberated. Out of over a quarter of a million people, about 800 walked out of the ghetto. Of those who survived, only twelve were children. I was one of the twelve." For more than fifty years after the war, Syvia, like many Holocaust survivors, did not talk about her experiences in the Lodz ghetto in Poland.