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A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games

Lori Alexander

Dedicating his life to helping patients labeled "incurables," Ludwig Guttmann fought for the rights of paraplegics to live a full life. The young doctor believed - and eventually proved - that physical movement is key to healing, a discovery that led him to create the fi
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Rebel in the Library of Ever

Zeno Alexander

Lenora returns to the magical Library -- which holds every book ever known on its shelves. But she discovers the Library is under new management, its incredible rooms and corridors turned dark and sinister.

She quickly connects with a secret resistance that's try

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One Last Shot

John David Anderson

The beloved author of Ms. Bixby's Last Day and Posted returns with a humorous and heartwarming story of family, friendship, and miniature golf.

For as long as he can remember, Malcolm has never felt like he was good enough. Not for his parents, who have always seemed at

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Raising Lumie

Joan Bauer

Olive Hudson desperately wants a dog. But that doesn't seem to be a possibility right now. Newly orphaned, she's moving in with the half sister she hardly knows and their life is too chaotic to include a dog. But then something wonderful happens: Olive gets a chance to raise Lumie
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Once Upon a Space-Time!

Jeffrey Brown

Jide and Petra are just two normal kids until they are selected to leave Earth and join their new alien classmates on an intergalactic research mission to Mars. Too bad Petra has no idea how she ended up in the program, seeing as the closest she wants to get to space is be
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The Weirn Books, Vol. 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods

Svetlana Chmakova

Graphic novelist extraordinaire Svetlana Chmakova returns with a brand-new series for middle grade readers!

In the Night Realm, shifters, vampires, weirns, and other night things passing for human may prowl the streets, but school is still in session-and you still have to d
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Every Missing Piece

Melanie Conklin

Maddy Gaines sees danger everywhere she looks: at the bus stop, around the roller rink, in the woods, and (especially) by the ocean. When Maddy meets a mysterious boy setting booby traps in the North Carolina woods, she suspects the worst.
Maddy is certain she's found Billy
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Black Sand Beach 1: Are You Afraid of the Light?

Richard Fairgray

Book one the series, a middle grade graphic novel series about a haunted summer vacation, written by Richard Fairgray, a bestselling and award-winning comic book and picture book author / illustrator.

Twelve year old Dash and his best friend Lily are spending the summer at
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Keep It Together, Keiko Carter

Debbi Michiko Florence

Seventh grade is supposed to be a game changer. And Keiko thinks she's got it covered, especially with Audrey and Jenna by her side to shop for a new look, pick out a prime lunch spot, and even hit up that cute new bubble tea place after school. Her trio is ready to tackle life as
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The Next Great Jane

K. L. Going

Jane Brannen wants nothing more than to become a famous author like Jane Austen--she just needs to figure out the key to literary success! Her chance to uncover the secret arrives when bestselling author J. E. Fairfax visits her tiny town of Whickett Harbor. Unfortunately, a hurri
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The Dog Patrol: Our Canine Companions and the Kids Who Protect Them

Rob Laidlaw

From the award-winning author of No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs and Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninjas of the Night comes an immersive compendium about dogs and dog guardianship.

In The Dog Patrol: Our Canine Companions

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Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain

Tod Olson

In 1953, as two men summit Mt. Everest for the first time, Charlie Houston and a team of mountaineers carve a path up the second-highest peak on Earth: the deadly K2. Four Houston, reaching the top of K2 is a lifelong dream, an obsession that began 15 years earlier on his first ex
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Chad Sell

Drew is just a regular artist. But there's nothing ordinary about her art. Her doodles are mischievous . . . and rarely do they stay in Doodleville, the world she's created in her sketchbook. Instead, Drew's doodles prefer to explore the world outside. But after an inspiring class
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Chef Junior: 100 Super Delicious Recipes by Kids for Kids!

Anthony Spears

Cookbooks for kids often focus on bland "child-friendly" fare, but the authors of Chef Junior, five young cooks between the ages of 11 and 14, challenge that assumption. Instead, they present a repertoire of healthy, delicious, and inventive recipes that rang
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The Woman's Hour

Elaine Weiss

American women are so close to winning the right to vote. They've been fighting for more than seventy years and need approval from just one more state.

But suffragists face opposition from every side, including the "Antis"--women who don't want wom
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