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Prisoner B-3087

10 different concentration camps. 10 different encounters with death. Can Yanek make it through the terror without losing his hope, his will to live, and, most of all, his identity?

Based on the astonishing true story of one extraordinary boy.

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Starfleet Academy: The Assassination Game

When a series of terrorist attacks rock the usually placid Starfleet Academy campus, James Kirk and friends are on the case. Is it one of the visiting Varkolak, on Earth to attend an intergalactic medical conference? Or could it be a member of a super-secret society at the Academy dedicated to taking care of threats to the Federation, no matter what rules they have to break to do it?

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Fantasy Baseball

A flying monkey in the outfield. A toad at short. Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz on the mound. Alex Metcalf thinks he’s dreaming, but the Oz Cyclones exist here in Ever After, where storybook characters live on as long as kids in the real world believe in them. But Alex isn’t a storybook. To get home, he and the Cyclones will have to win the Ever After Baseball Tournament and earn wishes from the Wizard of Oz.

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The Brooklyn Nine

From baseball’s beginnings in old New York through the Civil War, the birth of professional baseball, the women’s league of the 40s, the Cold War, and into the 2000s, The Brooklyn Nine follows nine generations of kids in one family as they experience the ups and downs of baseball and American history.

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Something Wicked

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A Scottish Highland Fair turns foul when Horatio Wilkes discovers the games’ founder, Duncan MacRae, dead in his tent. Now Horatio will need all his snark and smarts–and maybe a little amazing grace–to solve the mystery and thwart the fate a road-side psychic laid out for him and his friends.

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Something Rotten

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Something is rotten in Denmark, Tennessee, and it’s not just the paper plant and the polluted Copenhagen River. Hamilton Prince’s father has been poisoned and the killer is still at large. If Hamilton’s best friend Horatio Wilkes can just get past the smell, he might get to the bottom of all this…

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Samurai Shortstop

Tokyo, Japan. 1890. When his beloved Uncle Koji commits ritual suicide, 16-year-old Toyo Shimada must learn to blend bushido — the samurai way of the warrior — with his baseball practices to prevent his father from following in Koji’s footsteps, all while navigating his first year at the punishing First Higher School of Tokyo.

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