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The Guggenheim Mystery

Robin Stevens · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The adventure that began in Siobhan Dowd's popular and acclaimed novel The London Eye Mystery at long last continues with Ted, Kat, and their cousin Salim investigating a theft at the Guggenheim Museum that's been pinned on Salim's mother!When Ted and his big sister, Kat, take...
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I am Sonia Sotomayor

Brad Meltzer · Dial Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of the sixteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes.This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire...
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Miraculous Miranda

Siobhan Parkinson · Hachette Children's
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

"Warm, smart, and completely lovable: Miranda." -- Kirkus Reviews, StarredA touching new tale of hope and miracles from the award-winning Siobhan Parkinson.I love Miranda and so will you - Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl Miranda has a Big Imagination, and always wins Word...
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Ethan Marcus Makes His Mark

Michele Weber Hurwitz · Aladdin
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Ethan and Erin go to Tech Camp and try to win a chance to "make" a difference in classrooms everywhere in this hilarious follow-up to Ethan Marcus Stands Up.Ethan and Erin Marcus may only be eleven months apart age-wise, but they are a million miles apart in every other respect....
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The Season of Styx Malone

Kekla Magoon · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This lively and diverse middle-grade story from the award-winning author of How It Went Down has the warmth of a modern-day The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963.Caleb Franklin and his big brother Bobby Gene have the whole summer for adventures in the woods behind their house in Sutton, Indiana....
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Inkling

KENNETH OPPEL · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of The Nest, The Boundless, and Airborn comes a brilliantly funny, breakout book about a boy who discovers an ink blot that's come to life! Perfect for those who love Hoot and Frindle and sure to be a hit with kids everywhere!The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's...
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Who Left the Light On?

Richard Marnier · Restless Books
Pages: 30
Format: Hardcover

From French author-illustrator duo Richard Marnier and Aude Maurel comes a captivating picture book about creativity, diversity, and self-expression.This is my town, simple and typical. Each house has a door, two windows, a red roof - all so predictable But then one night ... someone...
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West Meadows Detectives: The Case of the Berry Burglars

O'Donnell
Format: Hardcover

Myron, the third-grade detective who loves logic, facts, and solving mysteries, gets the chance to crack a third case when he finds out the school garden has been trampled and the strawberry plants are missing. Are raccoons to blame? Or did the baseball team sabotage the garden to take...
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The Eleventh Hour

Jacques Goldstyn · Owlkids
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Jim and Jules are childhood friends, born on the same day in the same village. All their lives, Jim has been first -- born two minutes before Jules, always faster, always stronger. When the First World War breaks out in Europe, the two young men enlist in the fight with 30,000 other Canadians.On...
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His Royal Dogness, Guy the Beagle: The Rebarkable True Story of Meghan Markle's Rescue Dog

Camille March · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

"Sit...Stay...Enjoy! Good reader!" - Stephen Colbert The hilarious, heartwarming, and rebarkable true story of Guy the Beagle, Duchess Meghan Markle's rescue dog.Like all good stories, Guy the Beagle's begins lost in the woods of Kentucky. But his fortunes change when...
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