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The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky

Holly Schindler · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" meets Because of Winn Dixie in this inspiring story of hope.August "Auggie" Jones lives with her Grandpa Gus, a trash hauler, in a poor part of town. So when her wealthy classmate's father starts the House Beautification Committee, it's...
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Rain Reign

Ann M Martin · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 226
Format: Book

A New York Times Bestseller!Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein) , which, according to Rose's rules of homonyms, is very special. Not everyone understands Rose's...
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Pennyroyal Academy

M A Larson · Puffin Books
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

Pennyroyal Academy: Seeking bold, courageous youths to become tomorrow's princesses and knights ... .Come one, come all!"M. A. Larson has created a magical world of adventure - a world that shows who princesses truly are: people of character and courage and strength. No one rescues...
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All Four Stars

Tara Dairman · Puffin Books
Pages: 15
Format: Print book

"A scrumptious gem of a story!" - Jennifer A. Nielsen, New York Times bestselling author of The False Prince Meet Gladys Gatsby: New York's toughest restaurant critic. (Just don't tell anyone that she's in sixth grade.) Gladys Gatsby has been cooking gourmet dishes since the age of seven,...
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A Million Ways Home

Dianna Dorisi-Winget · Scholastic Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Poppy's life has been turned upside down after her grandma (and guardian) had a stroke and ended up in the hospital. But Poppy is working on a plan to help Grandma Beth so their life together can go back to normal. But when she witnesses an armed robbery, "back to normal" slips...
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Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina

Rodman Philbrick · Blue Sky Press
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick presents a gripping yet poignant novel about a 12-year-old boy and his dog who become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.Zane Dupree is a charismatic 12-year-old boy of mixed race visiting a relative in New Orleans when Hurricane...
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Half a Chance

Cynthia Lord · Scholastic Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A moving middle-grade novel from the Newbery Honor author of "Rules." When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her -- he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever...
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Loot

Jude Watson · Scholastic
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

"LOOT hits the jackpot." -- Rick Riordan, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authorOn a foggy night in Amsterdam, a man falls from a rooftop to the wet pavement below. It's Alfie McQuinn, the notorious cat burglar, and he's dying. As sirens wail in the distance, Alfie manages to get out two last...
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Space Case

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

It's a murder mystery on the moon in this humorous and suspenseful space adventure from the author of Belly Up and Spy School that The New York Times Book Review called "a delightful and brilliantly constructed middle grade thriller."Like his fellow lunarnauts - otherwise known...
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Pack of Dorks

Beth Vrabel · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 236
Format: Print book

Lucy knows that kissing Tom Lemmings behind the ball shed will make her a legend. But she doesn't count on that quick clap of lips propelling her from coolest to lamest fourth grader overnight. Suddenly Lucy finds herself trapped in Dorkdom, where a diamond ring turns your finger green,...
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Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Sky

Sandra Dallas · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

It's 1942: Tomi Itano, 12, is a second-generation Japanese American who lives in California with her family on their strawberry farm. Although her parents came from Japan and her grandparents still live there, Tomi considers herself an American. She doesn't speak Japanese and has never...
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The Missing Pieces of Me

Jean Van Leeuwen · Two Lions
Pages: 226
Format: Book

More than anything, ten-year-old Weezie wants to please her momma. She babysits her spoiled half-sister, Ruth Ann, and little Jackson. She makes tea for Momma in Gramma Emmeline's beautiful teapot. She even tries to cook dinner. But nothing turns out quite right. And Momma is never pleased....
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