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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick · Scholastic Press
Pages: 533
Format: Hardcover

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover...
A Great and Terrible Beauty

Libba Bray · Ember; Reprint edition

It’s 1895, and after the suicide of her mother, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India to Spence, a proper boarding school in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone to visions of the future that have an uncomfortable habit of coming true, Gemma’s...
The Cruel Prince

Holly Black · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue. Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.And...
The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Elizabeth George Speare · Listening Library
Pages: 5
Format: Audiobook

Orphaned Kit Tyler knows, as she gazes for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind. In her relatives' stern Puritan community, she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong...
Perfect Chemistry

Simone Elkeles · Walker Childrens
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A fresh, urban twist on the classic tale of star-crossed lovers. When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created “perfect” life is about to unravel before her eyes. She’s forced to be lab partners...

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious...

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

In this compelling sequel to Chains, a National Book Award Finalist and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson shifts perspective from Isabel to Curzon and brings to the page the tale of what it takes for runaway slaves to forge...

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum Children'S Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called "a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy."As the Revolutionary...
Bunnicula : a rabbit-tale of mystery

Deborah Howe · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; 1st edition
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
Duck on a Bike

David Shannon · Blue Sky Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Honor winner David Shannon applies his wonderful off-beat humor to the story of a duck who decides to try riding a bike--and loves it! Another young, funny book perfect for reading aloud.One day down on the farm, Duck got a wild idea. "I bet I could ride a bike," he thought....
Grumpy Bird

Jeremy Tankard · Scholastic Press
Pages: 30
Format: Hardcover

Bird wakes up feeling grumpy. Too grumpy to eat or play. Too grumpy even to fly. "Looks like I'm walking today," says Bird. He walks past Sheep, who offers to keep him company. He walks past Rabbit, who also could use a walk. Raccoon, Beaver, and Fox join in, too. All the while,...
Make Way for Ducklings (Viking Kestrel picture books)

Robert McCloskey · Viking Press
Pages: 68
Format: Paperback

Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston. But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack,...