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Gordon Korman · Balzer Bray
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Told in different voices, on Centerlight Island, halfway between the United States and Canada, middle-schoolers Keenan and ZeeBee team up to seek gold rumored to be hidden there a famous gangster.
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Karen's Witch

Ann M. Martin · Graphix
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

A fresh and fun graphic novel series spin-off of The Baby-sitters Club, featuring Kristy's little stepsister!

Karen Brewer lives next door to Mrs. Porter, who wears long black robes and has wild gray hair. Mrs. Porter has a black cat named Midnight and always seems to be working...
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Hollow Dolls

MarcyKate Connolly · Sourcebooks Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This series starter from the author of the Shadow Weaver duology is a tale of secrets, power, magic, and the long path to home.Simone is a mind-reader. She knows a great many things, but she can't seem to remember anything about her past. So when she gets the chance to search for her family,...
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I, Cosmo

Carlie Sorosiak · Walker Books US
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A golden retriever narrates a hilarious, heart-tugging tale of a dog and his humans as he tries to keep his family together while everything around them falls apart.

Ever since Cosmo became a big brother to Max ten years ago, he's known what his job was: to protect his boy and make...
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M is for Movement

Innosanto Nagara
Format: Hardcover

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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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The Boy with the Butterfly Mind

Victoria Williamson · Kelpies
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Jamie Lee just wants to be normal but his ADHD isn't making it easy. If only he could control his butterfly mind he'd have friends, be able to keep out of trouble and he could live with his mom, not be sent to stay with his dad.

Elin Watts just wants to be perfect. If she could...

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Bone Talk

Candy Gourlay · David Fickling Books
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

The Philippines, 100 years ago. A boy called Samkad wants to become a man. He is desperate to be given his own shield, spear and axe. His best friend, Luki, wants to be a warrior too - but she is a girl and that is forbidden. Then a new boy arrives in the village and everything changes....
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