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Our Teacher Is a Vampire and Other

Mary Amato · Holiday House
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

It all begins when Alexander H. Gory Jr. passes around a notebook in which he reveals a tantalizing secret: he has proof that their teacher, Mrs. Penrose, is a vampire. Soon the entire class is speculating and adding their opinions to the notebook until . . . it lands in Mrs. Penrose's...
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When Audrey Met Alice

Rebecca Behrens · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

Living in the White House is like being permanently grounded. Only with tighter security. "A fun look into the private life of an inspiring first daughter."--Marissa Moss, bestselling author of the Amelia's Notebook and Mira's Diary series When First Daughter Audrey Rhodes discovers...
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When Audrey Met Alice

Rebecca Behrens · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

Living in the White House is like being permanently grounded. Only with tighter security. "A fun look into the private life of an inspiring first daughter."--Marissa Moss, bestselling author of the Amelia's Notebook and Mira's Diary series When First Daughter Audrey Rhodes discovers...
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From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess

Meg Cabot · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 182
Format: Hardcover

Return to the world of Meg Cabot's bestselling and beloved Princess Diaries series in From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess -- this time through the illustrated diary of a spunky new heroine: Princess Mia's long lost half-sister, Olivia!Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison...
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Dear Mr. Henshaw

Beverly Cleary
Format: Book

Beverly Cleary's Newbery Medal-winning book explores the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy, Leigh Botts, in letter form as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw.After his parents separate, Leigh Botts moves to a new town with his mother. Struggling to m
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Strider

Beverly Cleary

Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me. Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's a dog that loves to run; because of Strider,...
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The Enchanted Files: Diary of a Mad Brownie

Bruce Coville · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

Introducing The Enchanted Files! Told in diary entries and more, it's a new magical, modern-day comedy series by the master of funny fantasy and bestselling author of My Teacher is an Alien: Bruce Coville! In the first hilarious Enchanted Files, Angus is a brownie. No, not the kind you eat!...
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A Blizzard Year

Gretel Ehrlich · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 122
Format: Print book

For one year, thirteen-year-old Timmy records in her journal the changes she sees in the natural world and her family's activities on their Wyoming ranch as they fight to save it from financial ruin.
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Letters from Rifka

Karen Hesse

"America," the girl repeated. "What will you do there?"I was silent for a little time."I will do everything there," I answered.Rifka knows nothing about America when she flees from Russia with her family in 1919. B
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Dear Hank Williams

Kimberly Willis Holt · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

It's 1948 in Rippling Creek, Louisiana, and Tate P. Ellerbee's new teacher has just given her class an assignment -- learning the art of letter-writing. Luckily, Tate has the perfect pen pal in mind: Hank Williams, a country music singer whose star has just begun to rise. Tate and her great-aunt...
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Dear Emma

Johanna Hurwitz · HarperCollins
Pages: 150
Format: Audio CD

After spending a Fresh Air Fund vacation discovering a new world on a Vermont farm, Dossi thought that returning home to the bustling New York of 1910 would be simple. Little did she know that, even in. a familiar place, there are new things to experience: Her sister, Ruthi, is to be married,...
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My Brother Made Me Do It

Peg Kehret · Pocket Books
Pages: 130
Format: Print book

OH, BRRRRROTHER! Hi. I'm Julie Welsh. My nine-yearold brother is always cooking up schemes...and I get blamed. Because I'm older. Eleven, to be exact. But Frankie has his good points too, as I told Mrs. Kaplan, my 89-year-old pen pal, who lives in Kansas. I write Mrs. Kaplan about...
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Regarding the Fountain: A Tale, in Letters, of Liars and Leaks

Kate Klise · HarperCollins; 1st edition
Format: Print 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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The Name Game!

Marissa Moss · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

In The Name Game!, Daphne has never (ever) loved her name, but it is her name and she can't do much to change it. So when the first day of fourth grade comes, Daphne is flustered when the new teacher can't seem to remember her name. It's not Duffy or Daffy or Doffy. It's Daphne! And if you ask her,...
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Love From Your Friend, Hannah

Mindy Warshaw Skolsky
Format: Hardcover

Here is a year of letters, at times hilarious, at others, touching or suspenseful. The principal correspondent is Hannah Diamond of quiet Grand View, New York, who writes one day to Edward Winchley, a farm boy of Wichita, Kansas. "when I picked that piece of paper out of the
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Skinny Melon and Me

Jean Ure · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

A smart and sassy novel about the inevitable changes that come with divorce, remarriage, and step-parents."One of the worst things about Roland Butter is his name. I thought at first it was just one of his dorky jokes, like: "Where do pigs leave their cars? At porking meters."...
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