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11 Birthdays

Wendy Mass · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

It's Amanda's 11th birthday and she is super excited---after all, 11 is so different from 10. But from the start, everything goes wrong. The worst part of it all is that she and her best friend, Leo, with whom she's shared every birthday, are on the outs and this will be the first birthday...
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Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine · HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 238
Format: Paperback

How can a fairy's
blessing be such a curse?

At her birth, Ella of Frell was the unfortunate recipient of a foolish fairy's gift--the "gift' of obedience. Ella must obey any order given to her, whether it's hopping on one foot for a day and a half, or chopping off her own head!...

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Sarah Weeks · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

From the award-winning author of SO B. IT, a story about family, friendship, and...pie!

When Alice's Aunt Polly, the Pie Queen of Ipswitch, passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous pie-crust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her extraordinarily...
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The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

Jeanne Birdsall · Knopf Books for Young Readers; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful...
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Kate DiCamillo · Candlewick Press
Pages: 210
Format: Print book

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storytellerOnce, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who adored him completely....
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far? Eleven-year-old Ellie has never...
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Capture the Flag

Kate Messner · Scholastic Press
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Three kids get caught up in an adventure of historic proportions!

Anna, José, and Henry are complete strangers with more in common than they realize. Snowed in together at a chaotic Washington D.C. airport, they encounter a mysterious tattooed man, a flamboyant politician, and a rambunctious...
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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Chris Grabenstein · Yearling Books
Pages: 290
Format: Book

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets A Night in the Museum in this action-packed New York Times bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson!

Kyle Keeley is the class...
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The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series)

Jacqueline Davies
Format: Paperback

For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day. And I am the Lemonade King. Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He’s good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other...
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One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia · Scholastic
Format: Paperback

Newbery Honor Book Scott ODell Award for Historical Fiction Coretta Scott King Award and National Book Award FinalistThe Newbery Award winning story of three sisters and the mother who abandoned them, set against the turbulent 60s and Oaklands Black Panther movement. Powerful and affecting.-NYTimes,
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Patricia Reilly Giff · Wendy Lamb Books
Format: Book

Sam is almost 11 when he discovers a locked box in the attic above his grandfather Mack’s room, and a piece of paper that says he was kidnapped. There are lots of other words, but Sam has always had trouble reading. He’s desperate to find out who he is, and if his beloved Mack...
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Ruby on the Outside

Nora Raleigh Baskin · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 163
Format: Hardcover

Ruby's mom is in prison, and to tell anyone the truth is to risk true friendship in this novel from the author of The Summer Before Boys that accurately and sensitively addresses a subject too often overlooked.

Eleven-year-old Ruby Danes is about to start middle school, and only...
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