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Ada Lace, on the Case

Emily Calandrelli · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

From Emily Calandrelli - host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT - comes the first novel in a brand-new chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Ada Lace...
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Symphony City

Amy Martin · McSweeney's McMullens
Format: Print book

In Symphony City, a young girl, lost in a big city, makes her way home by following the rich and vibrant music of the streets. Bursting with bright colors and narrated in lively, staccato phrases, Amy Martins debut childrens book is at once a sweeping page-turner and a book that makes you want...
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Star Scouts

Mike Lawrence · First Second
Pages: 185
Format: Paperback

Avani is the new kid in town, and she's not happy about it. Everyone in school thinks she's weird, especially the girls in her Flower Scouts troop. Is it so weird to think scouting should be about fun and adventure, not about makeovers and boys, boys, boys?But everything changes when Avani...
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Kate Messner · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Nora Tucker is looking forward to summer vacation in Wolf Creek--two months of swimming, popsicles, and brushing up on her journalism skills for the school paper. But when two inmates break out of the town's maximum security prison, everything changes. Doors are locked, helicopters...
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Willa of the Wood

ROBERT BEATTY · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Beatty comes a spooky, thrilling new series set in the magical world of Serafina. Move without a sound. Steal without a trace. Willa, a young night-spirit of the Great Smoky Mountains, is her clan's best thief. She creeps into the homes...
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Mermin Volume 1: Out of Water

Joey Weiser · Oni Press
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

MERMIN the MERMAN from MER!? Thats the question Pete and his friends ask after finding the fish-boy washed up on the beach! Mermin just escaped the undersea kingdom of Mer, and is ready to have some fun on dry land! But why would this aquatic kid be afraid to swim? Perhaps it has something...
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