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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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My Diary from the Edge of the World

Jodi Lynn Anderson · Aladdin
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

Told in diary form by an irresistible heroine, this playful and perceptive novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the May Bird trilogy sparkles with science, myth, magic, and the strange beauty of the everyday marvels we sometimes forget to notice.Spirited, restless Gracie...
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Dear America: Down the Rabbit Hole

Susan Campbell Bartoletti · Scholastic
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings the story of a young girl caught up in a web of murder, lies, and the Great Fire of Chicago to bold life.In the spring of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed in a terrible carriage accident....
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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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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 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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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 Pages Between Us

Lindsey Leavitt · HarperCollins
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

Told in letters, posters, blog posts, homework assignments, and more, The Pages Between Us is a totally fun, totally earnest snapshot of middle grade friendship - and what it truly means to be there for someone during the ups, downs, and everything in between.Piper and Olivia have been...
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Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914

Carolyn Meyer · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 210
Format: Print book

Award-winning author Carolyn Meyer's ANASTASIA is back in print with a gorgeous new package!Thirteen-year-old Anastasia is the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II, ruler of Russia. Anastasia is used to a life of luxury; her major concerns are how to get out of her detested schoolwork...
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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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