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How to Eat Fried Worms

Thomas Rockwell · Yearling
Pages: 115
Format: Paperback

Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Worst Class Trip Ever, and the Tapper Twins series "will revolt and delight" in How to Eat Fried Worms. Because of a bet, Billy is in the uncomfortable position of having to eat fifteen worms in fifteen days. The worms are supplied by his opponent,...
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No Talking

Andrew Clements · Aladdin
Pages: 146
Format: Paperback

It's boys vs. girls when the noisiest, most talkative, and most competitive fifth graders in history challenge one another to see who can go longer without talking. Teachers and school administrators are in an uproar, until an innovative teacher sees how the kids' experiment can provide...
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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 little chiddlers....
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The Boys Start the War

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Format: Paperback

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The Hatford brothers expected three boys to move into the house where their best friends used to live. When the Malloy sisters arrive instead, the boys make a plan to drive them back to Ohio.,
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Hatchet

Gary Paulsen · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 195
Format: Paperback

This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared - and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his way to visit his father when the single-engine plane in which he is flying...
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Almost Super

Marion Jensen · HarperCollins
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Pixar's The Incredibles, Almost Super is a fresh, funny middle grade adventure about two brothers in a family of superheroes who must find a way to be heroic despite receiving powers that are total duds. Filled with humor, heart, and just the right kind of heroics,...
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The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate · Harper
Pages: 305
Format: Book

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated...
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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Kate DiCamillo · Candlewick; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never...
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A Single Shard

Linda Sue Park · Sandpiper
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

In this Newbery Medal-winning book set in 12th century Korea, Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan, lives under a bridge in Ch'ulp'o, a potters' village famed for delicate celadon ware. He has become fascinated with the potter's craft; he wants nothing more than to watch master potter Min at work,...
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The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman · Harper
Pages: 12
Format: Paperback

In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place - he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their...
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2)

C. S. Lewis · Harper Collins
Pages: 189
Format: Paperback

A beautiful paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition features cover art by three time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner, and interior black-and-white illustrations by the series'...
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Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn't made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight years, he decides to run--and not just run away, but run. This is where the myth of Maniac Magee begins,...
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