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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Regan Barnhill - Algonquin Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Award 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 Book of 2016 A Publishers Weekly Best Book...
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Ruby Holler

Sharon Creech - Joanna Cotler Books/Harper Collins Publishers
Format: Book

As they pulled onto a narrow dirt road, Sairy said, "You are now entering Ruby Holler, the one and only Ruby Holler! Your lives are never going to be the same -- "Dallas and Florida have been dubbed the "trouble twins." They have been shuffled between foster families...
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Bud, Not Buddy

Christopher Paul Curtis - Delacorte Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Book

It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud's got a few things going for him:1. He has his own suitcase filled with his own important, secret things.2. He's the author of Bud Caldwell's Rules and Things...
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The City of Ember: The First Book of Ember

Jeanne DuPrau - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher...
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Fortunately, the Milk

Neil Gaiman - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

There's no milk for cereal. No matter--Dad will run down to the store to pick some up. The children wait. And wait. And wait. Dad better have a pretty good excuse for taking so long! In a delightful reversal of how things usually go, the father is the one making up wild, impossible stories,...
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Found

Margaret Peterson Haddix - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Thirteen-year-old Jonah has always known that he was adopted, and he's never thought it was any big deal. Then he and a new friend, Chip, who's also adoped, begin receiving mysterious letters. The first one says, "You are one of the missing." The second one says, "Beware!...
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Ida B : . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and

Katherine Hannigan - Greenwillow Books
Format: Print book

Who is Ida B. Applewood? She is a fourth grader like no other, living a life like no other, with a voice like no other, and a family like no other, and her story will resonate long after this audiobook has ended. How does Ida B. cope when outside forces--life, really--attempt to derail...
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Regarding the Fountain: A Tale, in Letters, of Liars and Leaks

Kate Klise
Format: Book

The Dry Creek Middle School drinking fountain has sprung a leak, so principal Walter Russ dashes off a request to Flowing Waters Fountains, Etc. asking "...We need a new drinking fountain. Please send catalog. "Florence Waters responds:"I'd be delighted. . . But please...
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Worth

A. LaFaye - Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

After Nathaniel's leg is crushed in an accident, his father brings home an orphan boy, John Worth, to help work the fields. Worth has come to Nebraska from New York City on the Orphan Train, which brings homeless children west to find new lives. Nathaniel feels increasingly jealous...
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Savvy

Ingrid Law - Puffin Books
Format: eBook

A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic.For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a "savvy" - a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark...
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Rules

Cynthia Lord - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules-from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants...
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Snow Treasure

Marie McSwigan - Scholastic
Format: Paperback

A daring adventure based on a true story about a group of Norwegian children who smuggled nine million dollars in gold past Nazi sentries during World War II. "A story of courage and wits and grim determination."--The New York Times.
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War Horse

Michael Morpurgo - Scholastic Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey--now available in paperback!In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy,...
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The False Prince: Book 1 of the Ascendance Trilogy

Jennifer A. Nielsen - Scholastic Press
Format: Print book

In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant...
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Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson - Crowell
Format: Print book

This Newbery Medal-winning novel by bestselling author Katherine Paterson is a modern classic of friendship and loss.Jess Aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. And he almost is, until the new girl in school, Leslie Burke, outpaces him....
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Summer of the Monkeys

Wilson Rawls - Laurel Leaf
Format: Paperback

Monkeys Out In The Middle Of Nowhere Staring At Him! A tree full of monkeys the last thing fourteen-year-old Jay Berry Lee thought he'd find on one of his treks through Oklahoma's Cherokee Ozarks. Jay learns from his grandfather that the monkeys have escaped from a circus and there...
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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone

J. K. Rowling - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

A winner of England's National Book Award, the acclaimed debut novel tells the outrageously funny, fantastic adventure story of Harry Potter, who escapes a hideous foster home thanks to a scholarship to The Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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Night of the Twisters

Ivy Ruckman - HarperCollins
Format: Library Binding

Tornado Alert!Tornado Alert!Tornado alert! Tornado alert! just seconds after the announcement, the radio is dead, the lights go out, and the only sound in the unnaturally quiet night is the horrifying wail of the warning siren.Dans been through a dozen tornado watches before, but this is the real...
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Who Was Walt Disney?

Whitney Stewart - Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Hardcover

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his familys white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri....
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Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One

Patricia C Wrede - Magic Carpet Books Harcourt
Format: Paperback

Cimorene is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomboyish, smart. . . . And bored. So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon . . . and finds the family and excitement she's been looking for.
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