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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA · Amistad
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From beloved Newbery Honor winner and three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Rita Williams-Garcia comes a powerful and heartfelt novel about loss, family, and love that will appeal to fans of Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander. Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather,...
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Fairest of Them All

SARAH DARER LITTMAN · ALADDIN Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Aria Thibault - Sleeping Beauty's daughter - finds herself plagued by a curse of her own during a big design competition, and she must rely on ancient advice and help from her mother in order to break the spell in this spellbinding follow-up to Charmed, I'm Sure.Aria Thibault absolutely...
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Let's Pretend We Never Met

MELISSA WALKER · HarperCollins
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The Thing About Jellyfish meets The Kind of Friends We Used to Be in this sweet, honest middle grade debut.If it were up to Mattie Markham, there would be a law that said your family wasn't allowed to move in the middle of the school year. After all, sixth grade is hard enough without wondering...
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Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded

Sage Blackwood · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 361
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the acclaimed Jinx trilogy comes a spellbinding fantasy, perfect for fans of the School for Good and Evil series, about a young heroine fighting to save a world that would dare to tame her.Chantel would much rather focus on her magic than on curtsying, which is why she often...
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Sci-Fu

Yehudi Mercado · Oni Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Set in 1980s Brooklyn, a young DJ accidentally summons a UFO that transports his family, best friend, and current crush to the robot-dominated planet of Discopia.
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Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat

Gary Paulsen · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

From three-time Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen comes a laugh-out-loud novel about six wacky misfits who get stuck together in a school restroom and discover friendship.It seemed like a normal school day, until a horrible storm forced the very cautious school administration to make everyone...
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Slacker

Gordon Korman · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Cameron Boxer is very happy to spend his life avoiding homework, hanging out with his friends, and gaming for hours in his basement. It's not too hard for him to get away with it . . . until he gets so caught up in one game that he almost lets his house burn down around him. Oops. It's...
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The Unflushables

Ron Bates · jimmy patterson
Pages: 336
Format: Book

Thirteen-year-old Sully Stringfellow, his arch-nemesis Izzy Cisco, friend Moleman, and a league of long-forgotten plumber heroes team up to save Nitro City from mutant creatures in the sewers.
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When the Sea Turned to Silver

Grace Lin · Little
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller A National Book Award FinalistAn IndieBound BestsellerThis breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon - now available in paperback! Pinmei's gentle,...
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Who Was Chuck Jones?

JIM GIGLIOTTI · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: eBook

"What's Up, Doc?" Find out in this lively biography of the most celebrated director in animation history!Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of many classic animated cartoon shorts. They starred...
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