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Amy Timberlake · A Yearling Book
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

A Newbery Honor BookAn ALA-ALSC Notable Children's BookWinner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel "An adventure, a mystery, and a love song to the natural world. . . . Run out and read it. Right now." - Newbery Medalist Karen CushmanIn the town of Placid, Wisconsin,...
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Three Times Lucky

Sheila Turnage · Puffin Books
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

A Newbery Honor BookA hilarious Southern debut with the kind of characters you meet once in a lifetime Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC, where everyone's business is fair game and no secret is sacred. She washed ashore in a hurricane eleven...
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The Mostly True Story of Jack

Kelly Barnhill · Little
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

Enter a world where magic bubbles just below the surface. . . .When Jack is sent to Hazelwood, Iowa, to live with his strange aunt and uncle, he expects a summer of boredom. Little does he know that the people of Hazelwood have been waiting for him for quite a long time.When he arrives,...
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Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O'Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse

Tom Angleberger · Amulet Books
Pages: 196
Format: Paperback

Tom Angleberger flexes his comic and literary muscle in this clever, slapstick farce in which regular kid Lenny Flem, Jr., is the only thing standing between his evil genius friend Casper, a master of disguise and hypnosis and world domination. It all begins when Casper spends a vast sum on a spectacular...
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The Doll People

Ann M. Martin · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 256
Format: Book

Annabelle Doll is eight years old-she has been for more than a hundred years. Not a lot has happened to her, cooped up in the dollhouse, with the same doll family, day after day, year after year. . . until one day the Funcrafts move in.
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The Great Greene Heist

Varian Johnson · Scholastic
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Jackson Greene swears he's given up scheming. Then school bully Keith Sinclair announces he's running for Student Council president, against Jackson's former friend Gaby de la Cruz. Gaby wants Jackson to stay out of it -- but he knows Keith has "connections" to the principal,...
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Vanished

Sheela Chari · Disney/Hyperion Books
Pages: 318
Format: Book

Eleven-year-old Neela dreams of being a famous musician, performing for admiring crowds on her traditional Indian stringed instrument. Her particular instrument was a gift from her grandmother - intricately carved with a mysterious-looking dragon. When this special family heirloom vanishes...
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The Big Splash

Jack D. Ferraiolo · Amulet Books
Pages: 277
Format: Book

"Snappy, pulp-inspired noir set in the mean hallways of middle school, from an exciting debut author. " The treacherous, hormone-soaked hallways of Franklin Middle School are the setting for this sharp, funny noir novel about tough guys and even tougher girls. The Frank is in the clutches...
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The Screaming Staircase

Jonathan Stroud · Disney-Hyperion Books
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

A sinister Problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see-and eradicate-these supernatural foes. Many different Psychic...
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Strike Three, You're Dead

Josh Berk · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

An Edgar Award FinalistLenny Norbeck is a die-hard baseball lover. Unfortunately, he's no player himself (according to him, he's "the worst there ever was.") But he'd make a heck of an announcer. He gets a lot of practice sitting with his best friends, Mike and Other Mike,...
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Icefall

Matthew J Kirby · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

Critically acclaimed author Matthew J. Kirby deftly weaves a stunning coming-of-age tale with chilling cleverness and subtle suspense that will leave readers racing breathlessly to the end.Trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen sea, Solveig--along with...
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Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief

Wendelin Van Draanen · Yearling
Pages: 163
Format: Paperback

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!) " - Midwest Children's Book ReviewWhat Sammy should have done was put the binoculars down and call 911. What she does instead is tighten up the focus on her right eye to get a better look. There's something...
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The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery

Nancy Springer · Philomel Books
Pages: 215
Format: eBook

When Enola Holmes, sister to the detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers her mother has disappeared, she quickly embarks on a journey to London in search of her. But nothing can prepare her for what awaits. Because when she arrives, she finds herself involved in the kidnapping of a young marquess,...
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City of orphans

Avi · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 350
Format: Book

The streets of 1893 New York are full of life: crowded, filthy, dangerous. If you are a newsboy like thirteen-year- old Maks Geless, you need to watch out for Bruno, leader of the Plug Ugly Gang whose shadowy, sinister boss is plotting to take control of all the newsies on the lower East...
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Ring of Fire

Pierdomenico Baccalario · Yearling
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

Every hundred years, four kids from four cities must save the world.Rome, December 29.A mix-up with their reservations forces Harvey from New York, Mistral from Paris, and Sheng from Shanghai to share a room with the hotel owner's daughter, Elettra. The four kids discover an amazing...
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Chasing Vermeer

Blue Balliett · Scholastic Press; 1st edition
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art.When a book of unexplainable occurances brings Petra Andalee Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric...
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Malcolm at Midnight

W. H. Beck · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When Malcolm the rat arrives as the pet at McKenna School, he revels in the attention. He also meets the Midnight Academy, a secret society of classroom pets that keeps the nutters kids safe. Theres just one problemrats have a terrible reputation! So when the Academys iguana leader is kidnapped,...
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The Secret Zoo

Bryan Chick · Greenwillow Books; Revised edition
Format: Hardcover

Something strange is happening at the Clarksville City Zoo. Late at night, monkeys are scaling the walls and searching the neighborhood—but what are they looking for?Noah, his sister Megan, and their best friends, Richie and Ella, live next door to the zoo. Megan is the first to notice...
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Twelve Minutes to Midnight

Christopher Edge · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

Penelope Tredwell is the feisty thirteen-year-old orphan heiress of Victorian Britain's bestselling magazine, the Penny Dreadful. Her spine-chilling tales -- concealed under the pen name Montgomery Finch -- are gripping the public. One day she receives a letter from the governor of the Bedlam...
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The Lost Treasure of Tuckernuck

Emily Fairlie · Katherine Tegen Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This laugh-out-loud novel by Emily Fairlie is a fresh take on the classic mystery caper. Its perfect for fans of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Chasing Vermeer, The Westing Game, and the Mysterious Benedict Society books.Using a unique blend of notes, lists, and classic...
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From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: 35th Anniversary Edition

E L Konigsburg · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 162
Format: Hardcover

Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away....She didn't like discomfort....Therefore, she decided that her leaving home would not be just running from somewhere but would be running to somewhere. To a large place, a comfortable place, an indoor place,...
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Westing Game: Anniversary Edition

Ellen Raskin · Dutton Books for Young Readers; Anniversary edition
Format: Hardcover

For twenty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite and is now being reissued with a brand-new jacket by Kevin Hawkes and an introduction by Ann Durell. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading...
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Absolutely Truly: A Pumpkin Falls Mystery

Heather Vogel Frederick · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 355
Format: Hardcover

An unsent letter in a first edition copy of Charlotte's Web leads to a hunt for treasure in this heartwarming middle grade mystery from the author of The Mother-Daughter Book Club.Now that Truly Lovejoy's father has been injured by an IED in Afghanistan and is having trouble finding work...
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Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

John Grisham · Puffin; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he's only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he's one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk - and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom.But...
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Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking: A 14 Day Mystery

Erin Dionne · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Edgar Award FinalistFor fans of The Westing Game and From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler comes a clever, treasure-hunt mystery based on a real-life art heist. Moxie Fleece knows the rules and follows them--that is, until the day she opens her front door to a mysterious...
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Cold Case

Julia Platt Leonard · Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

When 13-year-old Oz Keillor finds a dead body in his family restaurant, he is soon caught up in a mystery where the stakes are high. His older brother is the prime suspect, and Oz quickly finds out that the murder may be tied to the death of their father years earlier, who was accused...
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Greenglass House

Kate Milford · Clarion Books
Pages: 376
Format: Book

National Book Award Nominee Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery Nebula/Andre Norton Award NomineeNew York Times Bestseller It's wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler's inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted...
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Billionaire's Curse, The

Richard Newsome · WaldenPond; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Gerald Wilkins never considered himself a particularly exceptional thirteen-year-old. But that was before he inherited twenty billion pounds, a Caribbean island, a yacht, and three estates from a great-aunt he never knew. With this fortune, however, comes a letter. One from his great-aunt...
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Framed!

JAMES PONTI · Aladdin
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director's speed dial and several international criminals' most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small Things in this hilarious start to a brand-new middle grade mystery series.So you're only halfway through your homework and the Director...
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The Secret Box

Whitaker Ringwald · Katherine Tegen Books
Format: Hardcover

The Secret Box is a Junior Library Guild selection and the first in an irresistible middle grade series that will delight fans of Dan Gutman, Wendy Mass, and Trenton Lee Stewart.What starts as a fun quest to open a mysterious birthday present quickly turns crazy and dangerous when Jax and her cousin...
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Independence Hall

Roland Smith
Pages: 302
Format: Hardcover

"Step-siblings Q (Quest) and Angela are thrust into the work of the U.S. Secret Service and the Israeli Mossad when Angela realizes she's being followed, and Q learns the secret about Angela's real mother--a former Secret Service agent who was supposedly killed by a terrorist...
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Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator

Jennifer Allison · Dutton Juvenile
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Ever since her father died, kooky Gilda Joyce has been working hard to sharpen her psychic skills. She's determined to communicate with spirits from the Other Side and become a crack investigator of spooky, twisted mysteries. After wrangling an invitation to visit San Francisco relatives,...
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Behind the Bookcase

Mark Steensland · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 263
Format: Hardcover

A girl stumbles into a fantastic world in this tale perfect for fans of Coraline, Alice in Wonderland, and The Twilight Zone.Spending the summer at her grandmother's house is the last thing Sarah wants to do - especially now that Grandma Winnie has died - but she has no choice. Her parents...
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Murder Is Bad Manners

Robin Stevens · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

Two friends form a detective agency - and must solve their first murder case - in this "sharp-witted debut" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) that is the first adventure in a brand-new middle grade mystery series set at a 1930s boarding school.Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are best...
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The Harlem Charade

Natasha Tarpley

WATCHER. SHADOW. FUGITIVE.Harlem is home to all kinds of kids. Jin sees life passing her by from the window of her family's bodega. Alex wants to help the needy one shelter at a time, but can't tell anyone who she really is. Elvin's living on Harlem's cold, lonely streets,
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Girl's Best Friend

Leslie Margolis · Bloomsbury
Pages: 261
Format: Print book

Dogs are disappearing in her neighborhood, and Maggie Brooklyn Sinclair knows all about it. After all, she has a semi-secret after-school gig as a professional (ok, amateur) dog-walker. Maggie hates to see a pup in trouble, so she's even willing to help her ex-best friend Ivy recover...
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Walls Within Walls

Maureen Sherry · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 349
Format: Print book

After their father, a video-game inventor, strikes it rich, the Smithfork kids find they hate their new life. They move from their cozy Brooklyn neighborhood to a swanky apartment on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. They have no friends, a nanny who takes the place of their parents, and a school...
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I So Don't Do Mysteries

Barrie Summy · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 264
Format: eBook

SO HERE I am spending spring break in California with my best friend, Junie. Our chaperone is a teenager, like us. And soon I'll get to hang out with the coolest, cutest boy in the Southwest. Life is so good.Except I should tell you that I'm not actually in San Diego for fun. Even...
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