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Dreaming Dangerous

Lauren DeStefano · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Tucked deep in the woods and surrounded by a great iron fence lies Brassmere Academy for the Extraordinary, a school for orphans with strange and wonderful gifts. Twelve-year-old Plum has lived there for as long as she can remember. Each night, she ventures into her dreams alongside her three...
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Spell and Spindle

Michelle Schusterman · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Doll Bones meets Splendors and Glooms as a boy trades bodies with a wooden marionette.The Museum of Peculiar Arts holds many oddities--a mechanical heart, a diary bound in its owner's skin . . . and Penny, a child-size marionette who almost looks alive. Fog clouds Penny's memories...
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The Disappearance

Franklin W. Dixon · Aladdin
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

It's a case of hidden identities for brother detectives Frank and Joe in the in the eighteenth book in the thrilling Hardy Boys Adventures series.The Hardy brothers and Frank's new girlfriend, Jones, are attending a local comic book convention on the shore. They meet up with Jones's...
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The Uncommoners #2: The Shadows of Doom

Jennifer Bell · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Anyone with a Hogwarts-shaped hole in their lives can't miss the second book in this fantasy series. Escape to Lundinor, the underground city that holds the world's greatest treasures . . . and its biggest threats."Part Tim Burton, part J.K. Rowling! A terrific series."...
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The Griffin's Feather

Cornelia Funke · Chicken House
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The sequel to the #1 New York Times Bestseller!It's now been two years since Ben and Firedrake defeated Nettlebrand and rescued the silver dragons. Both boy and dragon have finally found homes, but they must live hundreds of miles apart and can only see each other every once in a while.During...
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The Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II

Elizabeth Letts · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of Elizabeth Letts' New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.When a small troop of American soldiers capture a German spy, they uncover an unexpected...
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The Storm Keeper's Island

Catherine Doyle · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An evocative tale of ancient magic, bravery, and family bonds."Fans of Harry Potter or Percy Jackson can add Fionn Boyle as a generous and brave hero from the Emerald Isle." - School Library ConnectionFionn Boyle comes from a long line of brave seafarers, people with the ocean...
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Swap'd

Tamara Ireland Stone · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After her Click'd catastrophe, Allie Navarro is determined to redeem herself. So when the class gets an assignment to create a mobile game from recycled code, Allie pairs up with Courtney, her best friend from CodeGirls camp, to create the perfect app: Swap'd. Kids buy, sell, and trade...
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Song for a Whale

Lynne Kelly · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old...
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Watch Hollow

Gregory Funaro · HarperCollins
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Gregory Funaro brings us into a world where magic exists, monsters roam in the shadows, and wooden animals come to life.Deep within the enchanted woods in the town of Watch Hollow stands the once-grand Blackford House, whose halls hold a magical secret:...
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