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The Mummy with No Name (Geronimo Stilton #26)

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love.Halloween and Egypt and mummies . . . oh, my! I admit it, I am a fraidy mouse. Halloween scares...
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The Misadventures of Maude March

Audrey Couloumbis · Random House Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Eleven-year-old Sallie March is a whip-smart tomboy and voracious reader of Western adventure novels. When she and her sister, Maude, are orphaned for the second time, they decide to escape their new self-serving guardians for the wilds of the frontier and an adventure the likes of which...
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Top Secret: A Handbook of Codes, Ciphers, and Secret Writing

Paul B. Janeczko · Candlewick; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Pssst! Inside these TOP SECRET files is everything sneaky young agents need to know about making-and breaking-their own secret codes.Do you know the difference between a code and a cipher? Can you tell a St. Cyr slide from a Cardano grille? Did you know that a substitution cipher caused...
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Soccer Record Breakers

Brian Trusdell
Format: Print book

This title will give you the story behind records held by such soccer stars as Lionel Messi, Kristine Lilly, Landon Donovan, and more. The title also features informative sidebars, fun facts, a glossary, and further resources. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards....
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Long Road to Freedom

Kate Messner · Scholastic Inc., 2016.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Ranger is a time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training. In this adventure, he goes to a Maryland plantation during the days of American slavery, where he meets a young girl named Sarah. When she learns that the owner has plans to sell her little brother, Jesse, to a plantation...
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Truth or Dare...

P J Night · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 142
Format:  Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : Reinforced lib. bound edView all editions and formats

During a round of Truth or Dare, Abby Miller confesses her crush on Jake Chilson. The only people who know her secret are her friends at the sleepover—and whoever sent her a text message in the middle of the night warning her to stay away from Jake…or else! But Abby isn’t...
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The Goldfish Boy

Lisa Thompson · Scholastic Press
Pages: 313
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Thompson's debut novel is a page-turning mystery with an emotionally-driven, complex character study at its core -- like Rear Window meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. He hasn't...
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3D Modeling

Theo Zizka · Cherry Lake Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

"Learn how to create computer-generate 3D models like the ones used in video games and animated films"--
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Young Person's Guide to Philosophy

Jeremy Weate · DK CHILDREN
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

From Socrates and Plato to Kant, Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir, here is an entertaining look at the world's greatest thinkers and their ideas, presented in a lively way that makes this intriguing subject accessible to all ages. Full color.
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Insight (Green Cars)

Daniel Benjamin · Benchmark Books; 1 edition
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Each of the six books in Green Cars looks at a particular car that has been engineered to use less gas, produce feweror noemissions, and still get people around town or across the country.
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The Lightning Queen

Laura Resau · Scholastic Press, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s. There's no electricity, no plumbing, no cars, just day after day of pasturing goats. And now, without his sister and mother, eleven-year-old Teo's life feels even more barren. And then one day,...
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Main Street #1: Welcome to Camden Falls

Ann M Martin · Scholastic Paperbacks; 2nd printing edition
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Combining the heart of her Newbery Honor-winning fiction and the spirit of her legendary Baby-Sitters Club series Ann M Martin introduces a timeless new series for girlsFlora and Ruby do not want to move to Camden Falls But they dont really have a choice -- their parents are dead and their...
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Nightmare at the Book Fair

Dan Gutman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 230
Format: Print book

Trip Dinkleman hates to read. Hates, hates, hates it. All he wants to do is play lacrosse. So when the president of the PTA asks Trip to help her out on his way to tryouts, he is not happy. He is even more not happy when a stack of books tumbles onto his head and knocks him out cold....
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Bald Eagles: A Chemical Nightmare

Meish Goldish · Bearport Publishing
Format: Print book

Through a true tale of wildlife survival, an introduction to the bold and creative ideas that Americans and their government have used to protect and care for the bald eagle.
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