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BARBARA DEE · Aladdin
Pages: 247
Format: Hardcover

A cancer survivor must readjust to "normal" middle school life in this hopeful novel from the author of Star-Crossed and Truth or Dare.Norah Levy has just completed two years of treatment for leukemia and is ready to go back to the "real world" of middle school. She knows...
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Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

DUSTI BOWLING · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Aven is a perky, hilarious, and inspiring protagonist whose attitude and humor will linger even after the last page has turned." - School Library Journal (Starred review) Chosen for the Autumn 2017 Kids' Indie Next List!Winner of the 2017 Reading the West Book Award for Children's...
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Joplin, Wishing

DIANE STANLEY · HarperCollins
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A heartfelt and magical middle grade novel in the tradition of Tuck Everlasting and Bridge to Terabithia, about family, wishes, and the power of true friends to work magic. While cleaning out her reclusive grandfather's house, Joplin discovers pieces of a broken platter in a cookie tin....
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The Losers Club

Andrew Clements · Yearling
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The beloved New York Times bestselling author of the modern classic Frindle celebrates books and the joy of reading with a new school story to love! Sixth grader Alec can't put a good book down. So when Principal Vance lays down the law - pay attention in class, or else - Alec takes...
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Mustaches for Maddie

Chad Morris · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A funny, inspiring story about when life's raindrops fall. Based on a true story.Maddie has a quirky sense of humor and a fondness for sporting fake mustaches, the more outrageous-looking, the better. Her world is turned upside down when she's diagnosed with a brain tumor. Readers will...
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One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story

Mary Downing Hahn · Clarion Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Against the ominous backdrop of the influenza epidemic of 1918, Annie, a new girl at school, is claimed as best friend by Elsie, a classmate who is a tattletale, a liar, and a thief. Soon Annie makes other friends and finds herself joining them in teasing and tormenting Elsie. Elsie dies...
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The peculiar incident on Shady Street

Lindsay Currie · Aladdin
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

A girl unravels a centuries-old mystery after moving into a haunted house in this deliciously suspenseful read that Kirkus Reviews calls "just the ticket for a cold autumn night."Tessa Woodward isn't exactly thrilled to move to rainy, cold Chicago from her home in sunny Florida....
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Real Friends

Shannon Hale · First Second
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"Fresh and funny." -- New York Times Book ReviewNewbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends -- and why it's worth the journey.When best friends are not forever...
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Restart

GORDON KORMAN · Scholastic Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name. He knows...
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Saving Marty

Paul Griffin · Puffin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Fans of Because of Winn Dixie will adore this warm and heart-wrenching story of the friendship between a boy and a pig who thinks it's a dog. Eleven-year-old Lorenzo Ventura knows heroes are rare - like his father, who died in the war, or his friend Paloma Lee, who fearlessly pursues...
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Walking with Miss Millie

Tamara Bundy · Puffin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"A memorable and lovely debut."--Kirkus Reviews "Walking with Miss Millie is full of subtle wisdom. Its ending is satisfying though sobering and there are elements of this story that stay with you long after the last page has been read."--Karen English, Coretta Scott...
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Wishtree

Katherine Applegate · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 225
Format: Library Binding

A New York Times BestsellerA Publishers Weekly BestsellerAn Autumn 2017 Kids€™ Indie Next List €œTop Pick€? TitleRed is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood €œwishtree€? €* people write their wishes on pieces of cloth...
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