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Paolo Bacigalupi - Little, Brown
Format: Print book

In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from....
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The War That Saved My Life

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley - Puffin Books
Format: Print book

*Winner of the 2016 Schneider Family Book Award *2016 Newbery Honor bookAn exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson's Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment....
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The Wild Robot

Peter Brown - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a fierce storm and escaping...
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See You in the Cosmos

JACK CHENG - Puffin Books
Format: Paperback

"I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder." - Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright PlacesA space-obsessed boy and his dog, Carl Sagan, take a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe in this funny and moving novel for fans of Counting by 7s, Walk...
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Waiting for Normal

Leslie Connor - Katherine Tegen
Format: Print book

Addie is waiting for normal.But Addie's mom has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, jubilation or gloom, her way or no way.All or nothing never adds up to normal. All or nothing can't bring you all to home, which is exactly where Addie longs to be, with...
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The Mighty Miss Malone

Christopher Paul Curtis - Yearling Books
Format: Paperback

"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life. But it's 1936 and the Great Depression has hit Gary hard, and there are no jobs...
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Raymie Nightingale

Kate Dicamillo - Candlewick Press
Format: Print book

A 2016 National Book Award Finalist!Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable summer friendship.Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie...
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The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman - Harper
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 Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Dana Alison Levy - Yearling Books
Format: Print book

"Fans of Beverly Cleary's Quimbys, Judy Blume's Hatchers, and, more recently, Jeanne Birdsall's Penderwicks will fervently hope that more Fletcher misadventures are yet to come." - School Library Journal, Starred The start of the school year is not going as the Fletcher...
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A Snicker of Magic

Natalie Lloyd - Scholastic Press
Format: Print book

Natalie Lloyd's SPINDIDDLY debut novel, now in paperback!Midnight Gulch used to be a magical place, a town where people could sing up thunderstorms and dance up sunflowers. But that was long ago, before a curse drove the magic away. Twelve-year-old Felicity knows all about things like that;...
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Wonder

R. J. Palacio - Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

August Auggie Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream schooluntil now. Hes about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if youve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggies just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary...
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As Brave As You

Jason Reynolds - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Kirkus Award Finalist Schneider Family Book Award Winner Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires - literally - in this piercing middle grade novel by the winner of the Coretta Scott King - Johnson Steptoe Award.Genie's...
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

J K Rowling - Listening Library
Format: Audiobook on CD

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards,...
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Echo - Audio Library Edition

Pam Munoz Ryan - Scholastic
Format: Audiobook

Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this virtuosic, genre-defying tour de force from storytelling maestro Pam Munoz Ryan.Lost and alone in the forbidden Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy,...
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The Cat Who Came In off the Roof

Annie M G Schmidt - Yearling Books
Format: Print book

A charming Dutch classic that withstands the test of time worldwide and will appeal to readers young and old - and dog and cat lovers alike! "A charming, refreshing, and funny treat." - Kirkus Reviews, StarredShy reporter Mr. Tibble is close to losing his job because he only...
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The Bad Beginning: Or, Orphans!

Lemony Snicket - HarperCollins
Format: Paperback

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIESAre you made fainthearted by death? Does fire unnerve you? Is a villain something that might crop up in future nightmares of yours? Are you thrilled by nefarious plots? Is cold porridge upsetting to you? Vicious threats? Hooks? Uncomfortable clothing?It is likely...
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Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson - Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's LiteratureA New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing...
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