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Arabel's raven

Aiken, Joan - Clarion
Format: Book

A legendary author and illustrator team up for a trio of funny tales about a girl and her pet raven.
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Mr. Popper's Penguins

Richard Atwater - Little
Format: Print book

A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. "Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story."--The Horn Book. Newbery...
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown

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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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Judy Blume - Puffin
Format: Paperback

Peter finds his demanding two-and-a-half-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.
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Beezus and Ramona

Beverly Cleary - HarperCollins; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

Having a little sister like four-year-old Ramona isn't always easy for Beezus Quimby. With a wild imagination, disregard for order, and an appetite for chaos, Ramona makes it hard for Beezus to be the responsible older sister she knows she ought to be…especially when Ramona threatens...
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Frindle

Andrew Clements - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Nicholas Allen has plenty of ideas. Who can forget the time he turned his third-grade classroom into a tropical island, or the times he fooled his teacher by chirping like a blackbird? But now Nick's in fifth grade, and it looks like his days as a troublemaker are over. Everyone knows that...
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Matilda (Puffin Modern Classics)

Roald Dahl
Format: Paperback

"The Trunchbull" is no match for Matilda! Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a kid-hating terror of a headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull...
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Half Magic

Edward Eager - Harcourt Brace
Format: Book

Since Half Magic first hit bookshelves in 1954, Edward Eager's tales of magic have become beloved classics. Now four cherished stories by Edward Eager about vacationing cousins who stumble into magical doings and whimsical adventures are available in updated hardcover and paperback...
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Fortunately, the Milk

Neil Gaiman - Harper
Format: Print book

"I bought the milk," said my father. "I walked out of the corner shop, and heard a noise like this: t h u m m t h u m m. I looked up and saw a huge silver disc hovering in the air above Marshall Road.""Hullo," I said to myself. "That's not something you see every...
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Dory Fantasmagory

Abby Hanlon - Puffin Books; Dgs edition
Format: Print book

Move over, Junie B. Jones and Ivy Bean! Here comes a lovably energetic little sister with a BIG personalityand an imagination to match!As the youngest in her family, Dory really wants attention, and more than anything she wants her brother and sister to play with her. But shes too much...
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Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery

Deborah Howe - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

THIS book is written by Harold. His full time occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. X (here called Monroe) and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It is because of Bunnicula that Harold turned to writing. Someone...
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The Phantom Tollbooth

Norton Juster - Epstein & Carroll ; distributed by Random House
Format: Print book

With almost 4 million copies sold over 50 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic that Philip Pullman says "comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight...
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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Barbara Park - Random House
Format: Print book

Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner - Junie B. Jones!Remember when it was scary to go to school? With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing - and reading...
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Louis Sachar - Harpercollins
Format: Book

There was a terrible mistake-Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another, thirty stories high! (The builder said he was sorry.) Maybe that's why all kinds of funny things happened at Wayside-especially on the thirteenth floor.
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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings

Shel Silverstein - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations.Where...
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