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Antoinette Portis

This is my favorite cloud. . .because it's the one I am watching.
This is my favorite tree. . .because it's the one where I'm swinging.
This is my favorite tooth. . .because it's the one that is missing.

Follow a little girl as she takes you on a tour through all o

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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

Drew Daywalt · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling creators Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, and Adam Rex, author-illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock,...

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The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's

Patrick McDonnell (Artist) · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell uses the ABC's to tell a hilarious, high-energy alphabetical adventure.

It starts with an ALLIGATOR and a BEAR chasing a CAT. When a DRAGON (and a chicken and an egg!) join in pursuit, things start to get REALLY interesting....
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J - Juvenile 

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...
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Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library, The

LINDA BAILEY · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Eddie, a passionate reader and a shiny green bug, saves the school library in this funny, heartwarming tale that fans of Flora & Ulysses and Charlotte's Web will love. Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout from Newbery Honor Medalist and New York Times-bestselling author-artist...
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J GN - Juvenile Graphic Novel

Real Friends

Shannon Hale

"Fresh and funny." -- New York Times Book Review

Newbery 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 wort

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Svetlana Chmakova · Yen Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Still on high alert about the looming threat of sunspots, Jensen of the art club reaches out to the school newspaper to spread his message. But when Jenny and Akilah discover that Berrybrook's resident bullies have set their sights on Jensen, the girls are determined to use their positions...
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JM - Juvenile Mid-grade


Jason Reynolds · Atheneum Children'S Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award-winning author Jason Reynolds.Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly...
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Click'd, Book 1 Click'd

Tamara Ireland Stone

Allie Navarro can't wait to show her best friends the app she built at CodeGirls summer camp. Click'd pairs users based on common interests and sends them on a fun (and occasionally rule-breaking) scavenger hunt to find each other. And it's a hit. By the second day of school, e
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I Funny A Middle School Story

James Patterson · Scholastic
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

Following the bestselling success of the hilarious Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life, James Patterson continues to dish out the funnies in another highly-illustrated, heartfelt middle school story. (Includes more than 175 black-and ...
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YP - Young Persons


Caela Carter · Viking Children'S Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Work harder than anyone. Be the most talented. Sacrifice everything. And if you're lucky, maybe you will go to the Olympics. Grace lives and breathes gymnastics - but no matter how hard she pushes herself, she can never be perfect enough. Leigh, Grace's best friend, has it all:...
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Tash Hearts Tolstoy

Katie Ormsbee · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

After a shout-out from one of the Internet's superstar vloggers, Natasha "Tash" Zelenka suddenly finds herself and her obscure, amateur web series, Unhappy Families, thrust in the limelight: She's gone viral.

Her show is a modern adaption of Anna Karenina--written...
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Love and First Sight

Josh Sundquist

In his debut novel, YouTube personality and author of We Should Hang Out Sometime Josh Sundquist explores the nature of love, trust, and romantic attraction. On his first day at a new school, blind sixteen-year-old Will Porter accidentally groped a girl on the stairs, sat on anoth
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JNF - Juvenile Nonfiction

Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T. Parker · Workman Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire

JACQUELINE TOURVILLE · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Brigette Barrager team up to tell the joyful and unique story of the trailblazing Disney artist Mary Blair.Mary Blair lived her life in color: vivid, wild color. From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator...
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