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Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky

Kwame Mbalia · Rick Riordan Presents
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.
Seventh grader Tristan Strong feels anything but strong ever since he failed to save...
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The Story That Cannot Be Told

J. Kasper Kramer
Format: Hardcover


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Nevers

Sara Cassidy · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Resourceful fourteen-year-old Odette is on the move again, traveling as a stowaway on a cheese cart with her hapless mother, Anneline. They are in Burgundy, France, in 1799, fleeing yet another calamity caused by Anneline (who is prone to killing people accidentally) . At dawn they find...
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The Beast

Ally Condie · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Thrilling, intense, with pulse-pounding chills . . . Everything you could want in a series." --Soman Chainani, New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good and Evil

New York Times bestselling authors Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs...

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The Bone Garden

Heather Kassner · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A spooky and adventurous debut illustrated fantasy novel about a girl made of dust and bone and imagination who seeks the truth about the magic that brought her to life.

Featuring illustrations by Matt Saunders!

"This magical story -- and the brave girl in its pages...

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Ra the Mighty: The Great Tomb Robbery

A. B. Greenfield · Holiday House
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A smug royal cat turned detective and his dung beetle sidekick are on the case when a precious tomb gets ransacked in the Valley of the Kings.

Ra the Mighty adores his duties as Pharaoh's cat: naps by the pool and plenty of snacks. Being lazy is so much fun. But when a royal tomb...
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Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring

Angela Cervantes · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A room locked for fifty years.

A valuable peacock ring.

A mysterious brother-sister duo.

Paloma Marquez is traveling to Mexico City, birthplace of her deceased father, for the very first time. She's hoping that spending time in Mexico will help her unlock memories of the too-brief...
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