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The Night Gardener

Jonathan Auxier · Harry N Abrams Inc
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

This much-anticipated follow-up to Jonathan Auxier's exceptional debut, Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, is a Victorian ghost story with shades of Washington Irving and Henry James. More than just a spooky tale, it's also a moral fable about human greed and the power of storytelling.The...
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The Frog Princess

E D Baker
Format: Book

After reluctantly kissing a frog, an awkward, fourteen-year-old princess suddenly finds herself a frog, too, and sets off with the prince to seek the means--and the self-confidence--to become human again.
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Regan Barnhill
Pages: 400
Format: Book

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal
The New York Times Bestseller

An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016
An Amazon Top 20 Best...

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Serafina and the Black Cloak

Robert Beatty · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 293
Format: Print book

A brave and unusual girl lives secretly in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Serafina's pa, the estate's maintenance man, has warned her to keep herself hidden from the fancy folk who live...
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The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart

Stephanie Burgis · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Aventurine is a brave young dragon ready to explore the world outside of her family's mountain cave . . . if only they'd let her leave it. Her family thinks she's too young to fly on her own, but she's determined to prove them wrong by capturing the most dangerous prey of all: a human.

But...

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The Chocolate Touch

Patrick Skene Catling
Format: Book

A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate.

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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Chris Colfer · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.

The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished...
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The BFG

Roald Dahl · Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

"Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist."

Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallomp nice...

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The Thief Lord

Cornelia Funke · Chicken House
Pages: 349
Format: Paperback

Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord."

 

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Tuesdays at the Castle

Jessica Day George · Bloomsbury
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions....

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A Tale Dark and Grimm

Adam Gidwitz · Dutton Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this mischievous and utterly original debut, Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm-inspired tales. As readers follow the siblings through a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind and beyond the bread crumbs, edible...
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The phantom tollbooth

Norton Juster · Yearling
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers in providing a cure for his boredom.
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A Snicker of Magic

Natalie Lloyd · Scholastic Press
Pages: 311
Format: Print book

Introducing an extraordinary new voice---a magical debut that will make your skin tingle, your eyes glisten . . .and your heart sing.

Midnight Gulch used to be a magical place, a town where people could sing up thunderstorms and dance up sunflowers. But that was long ago, before...
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Fablehaven

Brandon Mull · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For centuries, mystical creatures of all description were gathered to a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic in a cynical world. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually,...
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The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan · Miramax Books/ Hyperion
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows...
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Echo

Pam Munoz Ryan · Scholastic Press
Pages: 592
Format: Book

Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica.

Decades later, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each, in turn,...

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Alcatraz #1: Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

Brandon Sanderson · Scholastic Press; First Edition edition
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The evil Librarians are coming!A hero with an incredible talent...for breaking things. A life-or-death mission...to rescue a bag of sand. A fearsome threat from a powerful secret network...the evil Librarians. Alcatraz Smedry doesn't seem destined for anything but disaster. On his 13th...
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The Girl in the Tower

Lisa Schroeder · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Ever since she could remember, Violet and her mother have been locked away in a tower by the evil Queen Bogdana, who has the kingdom under her spell. The queen has all she wants except one thing-beauty. Violet possesses this beauty. She also has a secret: though she is very small,...

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The Knights of the Kitchen Table #1 (Time Warp Trio)

Jon Scieszka

Joe's been caught up in a book before, but this is ridiculous! Joe's Book, a gift from his magician uncle, doesn't just tell stories, it zaps Joe and his friends Sam and Fred right into the middle of them. And when these thoroughly modern kids meet King Arthur and become Knights of the Round...
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The Thickety: A Path Begins

J. A. White · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 488
Format: Hardcover

The Thickety: A Path Begins is a spellbinding tale about a girl, the Thickety, and the power of magic. Fans of Neil Gaiman will love this thrilling new world.

When Kara Westfall was five years old, her mother was convicted of the worst of all crimes: witchcraft. Years later, Kara...

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