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The Skeleton Tree
Author: Iain Lawrence
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307974898
Pages: 224
Year: 2016-01-05
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A modern-day adventure and classic in the making, in the vein of The Call of the Wild, Hatchet, and The Cay, by award-winning author Iain Lawrence. Less than forty-eight hours after twelve-year-old Chris sets off on a sailing trip down the Alaskan coast with his uncle, their boat sinks. The only survivors are Chris and a boy named Frank, who hates Chris immediately. Chris and Frank have no radio, no flares, no food. Suddenly, they’ve got to forage, fish, and scavenge the shore for supplies. Chris likes the company of a curious, friendly raven more than he likes the prickly Frank. But the boys have to get along if they want to survive. Because as the days get colder and the salmon migration ends, survival will take more than sheer force of will. Eventually, in the wilderness of Alaska, the boys discover an improbable bond—and the compassion that might truly be the path to rescue. From the Hardcover edition.
The Skeleton Tree
Author: Iain Lawrence
Publisher: Tundra Books
ISBN: 1101918365
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-01-05
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Less than 48 hours after twelve-year-old Chris casts off on a trip to sail down the Alaskan coast with his uncle, their boat sinks. The only survivors are Chris and a boy named Frank, who hates Chris immediately. Chris and Frank have no radio, no flares, no food. Suddenly, they've got to find a way to forage, fish and scavenge supplies from the shore. Chris likes the company of a curious friendly raven more than he likes the prickly Frank. But the boys have to get along if they want to survive. Because as the days get colder, and the salmon migration ends, survival will take more than sheer force of will. There in the wilderness of Kodiak, they discover a bond they didn't expect, and through it, the compassion and teamwork that might truly be the path to rescue.
Skeleton Tree
Author: Kim Ventrella
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338042726
Pages: 208
Year: 2017-09-26
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Twelve-year-old Stanly knows the bone growing in his yard is a little weird, but that's okay, because now he'll have the perfect photo to submit to the Young Discoverer's Competition. With such a unique find, he's sure to win the grand prize. But, oddly, the bone doesn't appear in any photos. Even stranger, it seems to be growing into a full skeleton . . . one that only children can see. There's just one person who doesn't find any of this weird-Stanly's little sister. Mischievous Miren adopts the skeleton as a friend, and soon, the two become inseparable playmates. When Miren starts to grow sick, Stanly suspects that the skeleton is responsible and does everything in his power to drive the creature away. However, Miren is desperate not to lose her friend, forcing Stanly to question everything he's ever believed about life, love, and the mysterious forces that connect us.
The Skeleton in the Closet
Author: M. C. Beaton
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1429901586
Pages: 224
Year: 2002-03-15
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Ever since the death of his father, poor Fellworth Dolphin has slaved away as a waiter to support his miserly, cold-hearted mother. When his mother suddenly dies, Fellworth is shocked to discover that she has left him a sizable inheritance. confused, Fell teams up with Maggie, a plain girl with a similar background, to investigate the source of the riches. But what they find is a closet full of skeletons... Is it really possible Fell's father was involved in a long-ago train robbery? Who's the mysterious woman in the portrait hidden in his mother's wardrobe? As Maggie and Fell poke around the village for answers, they find themselves on a surprise-filled path to danger and adventure, and--just possibly--love. But Fell's sudden good fortune could come to an abrupt end if he doesn't stay one step ahead of a cunning killer... from beloved novelist M.C. Beaton comes this thrilling stand-alone mystery, The Skeleton in the Closet.
The Lie Tree
Author: Frances Hardinge
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613128991
Pages: 384
Year: 2016-04-19
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Read this thought-provoking, critically acclaimed novel (6 starred reviews!!!) from Frances Hardinge, winner of the Costa Book of the Year, Costa Children's Book Award, and Horn Book-Boston Globe Award. Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy—a proper young lady who knows her place as inferior to men. But inside, Faith is full of questions and curiosity, and she cannot resist mysteries: an unattended envelope, an unlocked door. She knows secrets no one suspects her of knowing. She knows that her family moved to the close-knit island of Vane because her famous scientist father was fleeing a reputation-destroying scandal. And she knows, when her father is discovered dead shortly thereafter, that he was murdered. In pursuit of justice and revenge, Faith hunts through her father’s possessions and discovers a strange tree. The tree bears fruit only when she whispers a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, delivers a hidden truth. The tree might hold the key to her father’s murder—or it may lure the murderer directly to Faith herself. Frances Hardinge is the author of many acclaimed novels, including Cuckoo Song, which earned five starred reviews.
The Skeleton Tree
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ISBN: 1518190804
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Year: 2016
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Cinderella Skeleton
Author: Robert D. San Souci, David Catrow
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152050698
Pages: 32
Year: 2004
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The most hideous ghoul in the land, Cinderella Skeleton is scorned by her cruel stepsisters, but with the help of a good witch she is able to attend the Halloween Ball, where she steals the heart of Prince Charnel. Reprint.
Picture a Tree
Author: Barbara Reid
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 0807565261
Pages: 32
Year: 2013-03-01
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"Picture a tree—what do YOU see? Picture a tree, from every season, and from every angle. These wondrous beings give shade and shelter. Now look again. Look closer. The possibilities are endless." In this gorgeous new picture book, Barbara Reid brings her vision, her craft, and her signature Plasticine artwork to the subject of trees. Each page is a celebration, and you will never look at trees in quite the same way again.
The Skeleton's Knee
Author: Archer Mayor
Publisher: Gere Donovan Press
ISBN: 1936666359
Pages:
Year: 2011-12
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Bone Hollow
Author: Kim Ventrella
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338042750
Pages: 240
Year: 2019-02-26
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Skeleton Tree author Kim Ventrella returns with the wisest, FUNNIEST, and most profound middle-grade adventure you'll read in this life--or any other.
Skeletonization
Author: Punam K Saha, Gunilla Borgefors, Gabriella Sanniti di Baja
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0081012926
Pages: 412
Year: 2017-06-06
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Skeletonization: Theory, Methods and Applications is a comprehensive reference on skeletonization, written by the world’s leading researchers in the field. The book presents theory, methods, algorithms and their evaluation, together with applications. Skeletonization is used in many image processing and computer vision applications such as shape recognition and analysis, shape decomposition and character recognition, as well as medical imaging for pulmonary, cardiac, mammographic applications. Part I includes theories and methods unique to skeletonization. Part II includes novel applications including skeleton-based characterization of human trabecular bone micro-architecture, image registration and correspondence establishment in anatomical structures, skeleton-based fast, fully automated generation of vessel tree structure for clinical evaluation of blood vessel systems. Offers a complete picture of skeletonization and its application to image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition and biomedical engineering Provides an in-depth presentation on various topics of skeletonization, including principles, theory, methods, algorithms, evaluation and real-life applications Discusses distance-analysis, geometry, topology, scale and symmetry-analysis in the context of object understanding and analysis using medial axis and skeletonization
The Skeleton on the Bus
Author: Gwen Pascoe
Publisher: Rigby
ISBN: 0732720516
Pages: 24
Year: 1997
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The Bones of Fred McFee
Author: Eve Bunting
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152054235
Pages: 32
Year: 2005
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When two children bring home a toy skeleton from the harvest fair, hanging it from a sycamore tree and naming it Fred McFee, strange things begin to happen, in a hauntingly hilarious Halloween tale. Reprint.
Applied Tree Biology
Author: Andrew Hirons, Peter A. Thomas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118296400
Pages: 432
Year: 2018-01-09
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Introduction -- The woody skeleton : trunk and branches -- Leaves and crowns -- Tree roots -- The next generation of trees : from seeds to planting -- Tree water relations -- Tree carbon relations -- Tree nutrition -- Interactions with other organisms -- Environmental challenges for trees
The Halloween Tree
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553512706
Pages: 144
Year: 2015
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Story originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972.

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