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  Ages 9-12  
The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

Sandra Markle · Millbrook Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

African Penguins are in trouble, and many people are trying to help. Scientists and volunteers are working together in South Africa to create a hopeful future for these birds, one fluffy chick at a time.

Zoe Lowery · Rosen Young Adult
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

"Marcus Tullius Cicero, who lived from 106 BCE to 43 BCE, was a man who wore many hats: Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, and writer. He honed his oratory skills to become the greatest orator in Rome's history, and penned countless books and letters throughout his life, including...
Gabriel Finley and the Lord of Air and Darkness

George Hagen · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

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Salamanders Lived with the Dinosaurs!

Heather Moore Niver · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In 2015, scientists found 200-million-year-old fossil remains of a huge salamander-like amphibian, a super salamander, that was a top predator of rivers and lakes. It might have even munched on early dinosaurs! Young paleozoologists will love learning about these remarkable creatures that...
Word Problems Using Addition and Subtraction

Zella Williams · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Word problems can be daunting for students, young and old alike. This book teaches students to break the solving process into four simple steps. They learn that every problem has clue words to tell them which operation to use, and easy-to-follow sample problemsall related to animalsgive...
How Many Cells Are in Your Body?: Questions about Cells and Systems

Thomas Canavan · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The human body is an amazing machine made up of many fascinating systems. This fun, fact-filled book features a series of questions and answers about how the human body works. Readers will learn what hormones do and how blood travels through the body. Colorful images and clear diagrams...
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys

AARON BLABEY · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The Bad Guys are vanishing! A creature with TONS of teeth and WAY too many butts is stealing them, one by one. Is this the end for the Bad Guys? Maybe. Will it be funny? You bet your butts it will!
William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle

Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Blackthorn Key meets The Da Vinci Code in this award-winning novel about a puzzle-solving genius who is forced to use his skills to face a danger that has been lurking in the background for years.Twelve-year-old William Wenton is a puzzle-solving genius. He lives with his family in a quiet...
The Football Fanbook: Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All

Gary Gramling · Sports Illustrated
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-AllSo you're a football fan and now you want to take your passion for the game to the next level? The Football Fanbook from Sports Illustrated Kids is just what you need. A key addition to every young sports fanatic's library, The Football...
Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

James Patterson's newest hilarious heroine returns in Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke, the sequel to the smash hit Jacky Ha-Ha---a #1 New York Times bestseller! Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing...
Two Peas in a Pod

SARAH MLYNOWSKI · Scholastic Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Abby and Jonah fall through their magic mirror into the story of The Princess and the Pea. Abby spends a restless night atop a giant pile of mattresses -- and in the morning, what does she discover but a smushed pea beneath the stack! The kingdom declares that she has passed their test,...

Tim Cooke · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Mozarts short life produced a truly impressive collection of masterworks recognizable even to those who dont know much about classical music. This biography of the maestro, from child prodigy to his mysterious death at the age of 35, will fascinate readers, who will come to appreciate Mozarts...
Let's Pretend We Never Met

MELISSA WALKER · HarperCollins
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The Thing About Jellyfish meets The Kind of Friends We Used to Be in this sweet, honest middle grade debut.If it were up to Mattie Markham, there would be a law that said your family wasn't allowed to move in the middle of the school year. After all, sixth grade is hard enough without wondering...

Svetlana Chmakova · Yen Press
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

In his daydreams, Jensen is the biggest hero that ever was, saving the world and his friends on a daily basis. But his middle school reality is VERY different--math is hard, getting along with friends is hard...Even finding a partner for the class project is a huge problem when you always...
Thea Stilton and the Venice Masquerade: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

Thea Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

The Thea Sisters are headed to Venice, Italy! They'll be there for the Carnival, an annual festival that's famouse for its elaborate masks. They mouselets love exploring the city's bridges and canals, and seeing the beautiful costumes mice wear to Carnival celebrations. But a mysterious...