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The Half-True Lies of Cricket Cohen

Catherine Lloyd Burns · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Cricket Cohen isn't a liar, but she doesn't always tell the exact truth. She loves thinking about geology and astronomy and performing tricky brain surgery on her stuffed animals. She also loves conspiring with Dodo, her feisty grandmother who lives in the apartment right next door. And one Manhattan...
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Welcome to Camp Woggle

ADELE GRIFFIN · Scholastic Press
Pages: 130
Format: Hardcover

Who says kids are the only ones who can have fun during the summer? Oona Oodlethunk and her brother Bonk are ready to change all that. When they hatch a plan to create a "Collected Animals Meeting Place," Camp Woggle is born! But hold onto your sunhat, this isn't your typical...
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Wedgie & Gizmo

SUZANNE SELFORS · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Stick Dog and My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish will love Suzanne Selfors's hilarious new illustrated series about the growing pains of blended families and the secret rivalry of pets."A delightfully fun read that will leave you in stitches!" - Caldecott Medalist Dan SantatWhen...
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Room of Shadows

Ronald Kidd · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Ever since his dad left, David Cray has had anger issues. So after he beats up school bully Jake Bragg, his mom grounds him in their creepy new house. Bored, David discovers a secret room with an old-fashioned desk, a chest, and a carving of a raven. Suddenly he's having strange dreams...
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Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

DUSTI BOWLING · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Aven is a perky, hilarious, and inspiring protagonist whose attitude and humor will linger even after the last page has turned." - School Library Journal (Starred review) Chosen for the Autumn 2017 Kids' Indie Next List! Aven Green loves to tell people that she lost her arms...
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Beast & Crown

JOEL ROSS · HarperCollins
Pages: 369
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling new middle grade fantasy from Texas Bluebonnet award winner Joel Ross, author of The Fog Diver. Packed with adventure and humor and filled with goblins, royals, and magic, this is a tale of unlikely heroes who embark on a daring quest.Boot boy Ji is tired of scrubbing soles...
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The Exact Location of Home

Kate Messner · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Kirby "Zig" Zigonski lives for the world of simple circuits, light bulbs, buzzers, and motors. Electronics are, after all, much more predictable than most people--especially his father, who he hasn't seen in over a year. When his dad's latest visit is canceled with no explanation...
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The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding

ALEXANDRA BRACKEN · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"I would say it's a pleasure to meet thee, Prosperity Oceanus Redding, but truly, I only anticipate the delights of destroying thy happiness ."
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Podkin One-Ear

Kieran Larwood · Clarion Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Redwall meets Watership Down as brilliant storytelling combines with spine-tingling action in a tale proving that anyone - even little rabbits - can achieve great things. In a classic fantasy world of anthropomorphic rabbits, three young siblings are on the run from the villainous Gorm...
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Frazzled #2: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes

BOOKI VIVAT · HarperCollins
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling Frazzled series continuesThings are looking up for Abbie Wu: this year she'll run for class president and get a brand-new shiny locker. Until - she doesn't ... In her second tumultuous misadventure, Abbie Wu tackles more unbelievably unfair and calamitous...
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Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! A Branches Book

Thomas Flintham · Branches
Pages: 80
Format: Library Binding

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina....
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The School for Good and Evil #4: Quests for Glory

SOMAN CHAINANI · HarperCollins
Pages: 568
Format: Hardcover

If Good and Evil can't find a way to work together, neither side will survive.With every end comes a new beginning in the fourth installment of Soman Chainani's New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series, Quests for Glory.Join Sophie, Agatha, Tedros, and the other students...
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Max Tilt: Fire the Depths

PETER LERANGIS · HarperCollins
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"A bold, big-hearted start to a groundbreaking new series." - Soman Chainani, author of The School for Good and EvilThe New York Times bestselling author of the Seven Wonders series and books in the 39 Clues series, Peter Lerangis, brings us the enthralling first installment...
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The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City

JODI KENDALL · HarperCollins
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

This delightful middle grade novel is a modern-day homage to Charlotte's Web, perfect for fans of Katherine Applegate and Cammie McGovern."We fell in love with The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City! No matter how big she gets, there's always room for Hamlet in our hearts." - Steve...
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Ryan Quinn and the Lion's Claw

RON MCGEE · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A suspenseful, just-won't-quit adventure thriller." - Ridley Pearson, author of the Kingdom Keepers seriesRyan Quinn and the Lion's Claw is the much-awaited sequel in the thrilling series about Ryan Quinn, a New York City teenager who would give James Bond and Jason Bourne a run for their...
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Watchdog

Will McIntosh · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Thirteen-year-old twins Vick and Tara have built an incredible machine - a loyal robotic watchdog named Daisy. But, when local crime boss Ms. Alba schemes to add Daisy to her robot army, Vick and Tara must go to great lengths to protect their prized pet. Because Daisy is more than just...
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Threads of Blue

SUZANNE LAFLEUR · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling sequel to the acclaimed Beautiful Blue World follows a brave girl who must flee her country during wartime and work undercover to defeat the enemy. For fans of The War That Saved My Life and Wolf Hollow. "A thoughtful, pellucid story . . . [that] gently probes questions...
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Nutcracked

Susan Adrian · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Enter the magical world of The Nutcracker in a whole new way with this perfect Christmas stocking stuffer! Christmastime, ballet, and magic! Georgie has waited for this moment her whole life - to dance the part of Clara in The Nutcracker ballet. And when she finally gets the part, it's...
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Tentacle and Wing

Sarah Porter · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Ada is a Chimera, born with human and animal DNA thanks to a genetic experiment gone wrong. Because being a "kime" is believed to be contagious, she has kept her condition - complete with infrared vision - hidden. But a surprise test outs her, and Ada is shipped...
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The Incredible Magic of Being

Kathryn Erskine · Scholastic Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Some might say Julian is sheltered. But he lives large, and his eternal optimism allows him to see infinite possibilities wherever he looks. Despite his optimism, he is anxious about his stressed family falling apart. Even his ability to "uni-sense" what's happening with his sister...
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