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The Ambrose Deception

Emily Ecton · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Melissa is a nobody. Wilf is a slacker. Bondi is a show-off. At least that's what their middle school teachers think. To everyone's surprise, they are the three students chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, solving clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago....
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Elle of the Ball

Elena Delle Donne · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

From 2015 WNBA MVP, 2016 Olympic gold medalist, and global ambassador to the Special Olympics Elena Delle Donne comes the first novel in a brand-new middle grade series with as much heart as there is game.Elle Deluca is a seventh grader who is tall - not just sort of tall. She's six feet...
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The Parker Inheritance

Varian Johnson · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A clever puzzle, a hidden treasure, and a couple of kids you'll wish were your friends...Dive in!" - Sara Pennypacker, author of PaxThe letter waits in a book, in a box, in an attic, in an old house in Lambert, South Carolina. It's waiting for Candice Miller. When Candice finds...
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The Quest of the Cubs

Kathryn Lasky · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

For generations, the noble polar bears have ruled the Northern Kingdoms. But now, their society is on the brink of collapse. A group of power-hungry bears has seized control, and darkness is creeping across the snow.Cubs First and Second don't know any of this. Although they're twins, they...
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Snow Lane

Josephine Angelini · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

By turns harrowing and heartbreaking, this middle-grade novel tells a story of a family of nine kids and one very dark secret.Fifth grader Annie is just like every other girl in her small suburban town. Except she's starting to realize that she isn't. Annie is the youngest of nine children....
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Survival Tails: The Titanic

Katrina Charman · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Pets face danger on the Titanic in the first thrilling installment of the Survival Tails, perfect for readers of the I Survived and Ranger in Time series!When loyal dog Mutt discovers that his owner and best friend Alice is set to board the RMS Titanic without him, he is determined to follow...
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The Un-Friendship Bracelet

Martha Maker · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In the first book of the Craftily Ever After chapter book series, a new student gets between best friends Emily and Maddie - and changes the meaning of their friendship bracelets!Emily Adams, Maddie Wilson, Bella Diaz, and Sam Sharma are eight-year-olds with one special thing in common:...
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When the Crickets Stopped Singing

Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Set in the summer of 1939, this historical novel for readers aged 10-14 tells the story of a young girl who finds the strength to defy the social norms of her community when a dangerous man poses a threat to a friend. Twelve-year-old Angie Wallace and her friends embark on a quest to "love...
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