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Minecraft : the business behind the makers of minecraft.

Chris Martin · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format:  Print book : English

Learn the extraordinary story behind one of the most-played electronic games. See how Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, grew from a small tech start-up into a gaming company worth billions in under ten years. This book looks at: The game's creator, Markus Persson, and other leaders...
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Seven Wonders Book 3: The Tomb of Shadows

Peter Lerangis · HarperCollins
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders!The Tomb of Shadows is the third book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling Lost in Babylon and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures...
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Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done

Stephan Pastis · Candlewick Press
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

The clueless, comically self-confident kid detective returns in a sequel to the New York Times bestseller Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made."When you lose hope, find it." - Timmy FailureHe doesn't like to pull rank. To reveal that he's this guy: Timmy Failure, founder,...
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What's Great About Connecticut?

Rebecca Rissman · Lerner Publications
Format: Print book

Whats so great about Connecticut? Readers will build skills to identify and summarize the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Constitution State. Well explore Connecticuts fun-filled museums, amazing state parks, beautiful coastlines, and rich history. The Connecticut by Map feature...
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Emma All Stirred Up!

Coco Simon · Simon Spotlight; Original edition
Format: Paperback

Emma needs a break from big-sister duty in this addition to Spotlight’s treat of a tween series.Emma is not thrilled with always having to rearrange her schedule so she can babysit her younger brother, Jake. Now Emma’s parents have broken some news that really threatens...
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Bad Magic

Pseudonymous Bosch · Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A magical new series from Pseudonymous Bosh, the bestselling author of the Secret Series
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Katie Sprinkled Secrets

Coco Simon · Simon Spotlight
Format: Print book

Katie has a tough time keeping one secret ... what happens when she has to keep four? All of the cupcake girls have secrets and are ready to burst!Katie loves knowing a secret; it's just tough for her to keep them! And in this story all her friends have told her a secret! From new crushes...
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The League of Beastly Dreadfuls Book 1

Holly Grant · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

A creepy Victorian house, secretive aunties, and a great escape combine in this debut that is part Mysterious Benedict Society, part Roald Dahl, and all quirky, smart, hilarious storytelling. Join the League. . . . Anastasia is a completely average almost-eleven-year-old. That is, UNTIL...
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What's Great About North Dakota?

Darice Bailer · Lerner Publications
Format: Book

What's so great about North Dakota? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Sioux State! Explore North Dakota's breathtaking prairies, American Indian heritage, and exciting history. The North Dakota by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered...
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Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

Bonnie Bader · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 105
Format: Print book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Did you know that Bell's amazing invention--the telephone--stemmed from his work on teaching the deaf? Both his mother and wife were deaf. Or, did you know that in later years he refused to have a telephone in his study? Bell's story will fascinate...
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The Eighth Day

Dianne K. Salerni · Harper
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

In this riveting fantasy adventure, thirteen-year-old Jax Aubrey discovers a secret eighth day with roots tracing back to Arthurian legend. Fans of Percy Jackson will devour this first book in a new series that combines exciting magic and pulse-pounding suspense.When Jax wakes up to a world...
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Six

M M Vaughan · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 361
Format: Hardcover

"An X-Files worthy mystery keeps the pages turning," (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) as Parker and his sister do whatever it takes to find their father in this cosmic adventure packed with action from the author of The Ability and Mindscape.Parker and his family share a secret:...
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Mission Hindenburg

C. Alexander London · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

Never turn your back on the Cahills . . . The most powerful family history has ever known returns with a vengeance in The 39 Clues: Doublecross!The Cahills are the world's most powerful family, but their strength is being tested. A sinister man calling himself The Outcast has targeted...
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Who Was Maurice Sendak?

Janet B Pascal · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 105
Format: Paperback

It seems entirely fitting that Maurice Sendak was born on the same day that Mickey Mouse first made his cartoon debut--June 10, 1928. Sendak was crazy about cartoons and comic books, and at twelve, after seeing Disney's Fantasia, he decided that he was going to become an illustrator....
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Roadrunners

Megan Borgert-Spaniol · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces roadrunners to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp

Kathi Appelt · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover

Meet Bingo and J'miah, raccoon brothers on a mission to save Sugar Man Swamp in this National Book Award finalist from Newbery Honoree Kathi Appelt.Raccoon brothers Bingo and J'miah are the newest recruits of the Official Sugar Man Swamp Scouts. The opportunity to serve the Sugar Man - the massive...
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What's Great About Texas?

Amanda Lanser · Lerner Publications
Format: Book

Whats so great about Texas? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Lone Star State! Explore Texass rodeos, wild places, oil fields, and rich history. The Texas by Map feature shows where youll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state...
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The Imaginary

A.F. Harrold · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Rudger is Amanda Shuffleup's imaginary friend. Nobody else can see Rudger--until the evil Mr. Bunting arrives at Amanda's door. Mr. Bunting hunts imaginaries. Rumor has it that he even eats them. And now he's found Rudger.Soon Rudger is alone, and running for his imaginary life. He needs...
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The Islands of Chaldea

Diana Wynne Jones · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

A stand-alone novel of magic and adventure by the renowned fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, who also wrote Howl's Moving Castle and the Chrestomanci books. Almost finished upon her death in 2011, the manuscript was completed by Diana's sister Ursula Jones, an acclaimed novelist...
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The Great Good Summer

Liz Garton Scanlon · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

Ivy and Paul hatch a secret plan to find Ivy's missing mom and say good-bye to the space shuttle in this evocative, heartfelt novel reminiscent of Each Little Bird that Sings and Because of Winn-Dixie.Ivy Green's mama has gone off with a charismatic preacher called Hallelujah Dave to The Great...
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Mia in the Mix

Coco Simon · Simon Spotlight; Original edition
Format: Paperback

At Park Street School, you have the Popular Girls. They even have a Popular Girls Club. But what happens when you arent invited to join? Do you start an Unpopular Club? No, you start a Cupcake Club! This second book from The Cupcake Diaries is told through the perspective of Mia. Like...
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Another Day as Emily

Eileen Spinelli · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Book

"Taut, fast-paced, economical, devoid of sham, Spinelli's book echoes Dickinson's own deceptive simplicity."--The New York Times Book ReviewEleven-year-old Suzy just can't win. Her brother is a local hero for calling 911 after seeing their elderly neighbor collapse, and only her best...
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Under the Egg

Laura Marx Fitzgerald · Dial Books
Pages: 247
Format: Hardcover

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Chasing Vermeer in this clever middle grade debutWhen Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather's painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance masterpiece underneath. That's...
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I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 89
Format: Paperback

In a gripping new addition to the best-selling I Survived series, a young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, but does he have what it takes to survive the Nazis -- and fight back?
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My Little Pony: Rainbow Dash and the Daring Do Double Dare

G.M. Berrow · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Paperback

Rainbow Dash is a huge fan of the Daring Do book series, but after the newest book comes out, she's not alone! Suddenly, every pony in Ponyville is reading the books! To prove she's' the ultimate fan, Rainbow Dash decides to show her friends that she can be just as brave and "daring"...
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The Planet Collector

Laurie S Sutton · Stone Arch Books
Format: Print book

The super-villain known as Brainiac loves nothing more than adding new data about civilizations to his memory banks--and then destroying those civilizations so the data is more valuable. He has long coveted Metropolis and sought to take it for himself, but the Man of Steel has always...
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Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem

Roald Dahl · Puffin Books; Dgs edition
Format: Print book

Pranks, tricks, mischief, and more in this ideal companion book to Roald Dahls beloved novels!Professional tricksters put your cunning to the test. Inside this wicked little book youll find step-by-step instructions for making mischief and mayhem as well as outrageous jokes, fiendish quizzes,...
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U.S. Presidents

Ken Jennings · Little Simon
Format: Hardcover

Become a presidential pro with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings. With this book about U.S. Presidents, youll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts Did you know that Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving...
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Sea Turtle Scientist

Stephen R. Swinburne · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 65
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Kimberly Stewart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch...
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Star Wars: A New Hope The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy

Alexandra Bracken · Disney Lucasfilm Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The galaxy is at war. Although the Rebel Alliance has won a few battles against the Empire, hope is fading. The Empire is about to finish building the greatest weapon the galaxy has ever seen-the Death Star. The rebels' only chance to defeat it now lies in the unlikely hands of a princess,...
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National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Pets: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship and Four-legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Society
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Meet Paco the pint-size Chihuahua who scared to masked robbers out of a convenience store; a pet cat that takes swimming lessons, a parrot that rides a scooter, a cat that plays piano, a Pomeranian pooch that swallowed $10,000 worth of diamonds, a dog that adopted a newborn potbellied pig,...
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Fun Fabrics

Ruth Owen · PowerKids Press, 2014.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A wide range of projects will allow young artists to explore their creativity with fabric. Features step-by-step instructions illustrated with photographs to ensure readers' success with these six up-cycling projects. Supplemented with websites and a read more section to encourage a lifetime...
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Catch the Wind: My Journey with Caroline

Kathleen Ernst · American Girl

What if you suddenly found yourself in Carolines world, right in the middle of the War of 1812? How would it feel to know your home is under attack--and how would you stay strong during such a scary time? Join Caroline on adventures where the two of you could find ways to help the Americans...
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Common Core Language Arts & Literacy Grade 4

Marjorie Frank · Incentive Publications
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Covering language and math for grades 1 through 5, this series invites, engages, and visually attracts students with activity pages to be used for group or individual lessons or reviews. Each page is focused on a specific grade-level standard. Common Core State Standards are clearly listed...
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NERDS: Book Four: The Villain Virus

Michael Buckley · Amulet Paperbacks
Format: Book

A virus has infected the Arlington, Virginia, home of the NERDS headquarters, and it’s much worse than your run-of-the-mill flu. Instead of coughing and sneezing, the victims of this voracious virus are transformed into superintelligent criminal masterminds. Soon nearly everyone—including...
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How I Care for My Pet

Jennifer Boothroyd · 21st Century

What steps do you follow to take care of a pet? See how this responsible owner cares for a dog named Dunkin.,
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The Nerdy Dozen

Jeff Miller · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

When Neil Andertol and a motley crew of video-gaming whizzes accidentally download top-secret training software and are recruited by the military to restore a botched aircraft mission, they're no longer playing for points—they're playing to save the world! Part action movie,...
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The Dragonfly Effect

Gordon Korman · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

The government has promised to protect Jax Opus and his family from enemies that want to use his hypnotic power to bring more evil into the world. Jax has reluctantly agreed to be protected. But protection has its price -- and soon Jax learns that if the government is going to help him,...
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The Map Trap

Andrew Clements · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 130
Format: Print book

This map-tastic middle grade story from Andrew Clements gives the phrase "uncharted territory" a whole new meaning!Alton Barnes loves maps. He's loved them ever since he was little, and not just for the geography. Because maps contain more information than just locations,...
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Never Girls #6: The Woods Beyond

Kiki Thorpe · Random House Disney
Format: Library Binding

Lainey's day is turned upside down when she's captured by the Lost Boys while visiting Never Land! Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies star in a magical early chapter book series for readers ages 6 to 9 - The Never Girls!From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Golden Retrievers

Nico Barnes · Abdo Kids
Format: Print book

Learn what is special about Golden retrievers. Their fur, personality, and hunting skills set them apart from other dogs. This book contains many facts and color photographs.
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The Story of the Detroit Pistons

Jim Whiting · Creative Co
Format: Hardcover

Basketball is known for its fast-breaking, buzzer-beating action, and Creative Education is known for its stellar sports publishing. That excitement is capturedand that tradition continuedin The NBA: A History of Hoops, a series celebrating all 30 franchises of the National Basketball Association....
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The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly

Ted Sanders · HarperCollins
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

Artifacts. Miseries. Mysteries . . .From the moment Horace F. Andrews sees the sign from the bus--a sign with his own name on it--everything changes. The sighting leads him underground to the House of Answers, a hidden warehouse brimming with peculiar devices. But there he finds only questions....
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Colorful Creations You Can Make and Share

Mari Bolte · Capstone Press
Format: Book

Sleepover Girl Maren has to make a scrapbook for her teen idol, Luke Lewis. Follow these fun and creative crafts ideas to make a scrapbook and other awesome projects.
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DK Eyewitness Books: Prehistoric Life

William Lindsay · DK
Pages: 72
Format: Print book

With more than 20 million copies sold in 41 languages and more than 88 countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness has been the most trusted series in reference publishing for more then three decades. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the more than 100 titles in the Eyewitness series focus...
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Weird but True! 4: 300 Outrageous Facts

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 208
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that lemons can power lightbulbs, or that some goats climb trees? You'll find 300 more wacky facts like these in Weird but True 4!--the latest addition to the blockbuster National Geographic Kids Weird but True series. This fourth installment in the successful Weird...
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Caught Stealing

Jake Maddox · Stone Arch Books
Format: Paperback

Seventh grader Ian Shin loves his baseball team they're like a family. So when Ian's dad's valuable signed baseball goes missing after a team sleepover, he can't believe it. The culprit could only be the pitcher, Hunter Yates. Not only is he new, but he has a brand new glove...
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Immortal Guardians

Eliot Schrefer · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

A heart-pounding new adventure from the New York Times bestselling series. In the world of Erdas, every child must discover if they will summon a spirit animal, a rare and incredible gift. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan were rare even among those few. They summoned legendary animals--brave...
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National Geographic Kids Everything World War I: Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating Facts

Karen Latchana Kenney · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Explore the fascinating history of America's first World War, meet the greatest military leaders and tacticians, and learn about key battles in this compelling new book in the popular Everything series.   Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100...
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The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones

Will Mabbitt · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A funny fantasy-adventure series for fans of LEMONY SNICKET, NEIL GAIMAN, and CRESSIDA COWELLHave you ever picked your nose? Have you ever picked your nose and EATEN IT? Have you ever picked your nose, eaten it, and, by doing so, opened a portal to a world run by PIRATES?Mabel Jones has.Kidnapped,...
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There Will Be Bears

Ryan Gebhart · Candlewick Pr
Pages: 217
Format: Print book

Tyson is determined to hunt an elk - even if it means sneaking his grandpa out of a nursing home - in a debut novel sparked with dry wit and wilderness adventure. Thirteen-year-old Tyson loves hanging out with his roughneck Grandpa Gene, who's a lot more fun than Tyson's ex-best friend,...
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Disney Princess Hairstyles: 40 Amazing Princess Hairstyles With Step by Step images

Theodóra MjoÌ?ll Skúladóttir Jack · Edda Usa
Pages: 114
Format: Book

Want to create hairstyles like Disney's most popular princesses? Whether your hair is long or somewhat shorter, curly or straight, the step-by-step instructions in the beautifully photographed book, Disney Princess Hairstyles: 40 Amazing Princess Hairstyles With Step by Step Images, will...
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Comfort Dogs

Natalie Lunis · Bearport Pub Co Inc
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Explains what a comfort dog is, when they are typically used, and the kind of training a dog must go through to become a comfort dog.
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Aphrodite the Fair

Joan Holub · Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Aphrodite has her hands full with Eris, who loves to stir up mischief, in this Goddess Girls adventure.Eris is a goddess girl who has a penchant for causing trouble. So when her brother, Ares, is celebrating his thirteenth birthday, she can't let the occasion go by without a little...
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Picture Perfect #1: Bending Over Backwards

Cari Simmons · HarperCollins; Original edition
Format: Book

Being one half of a BFF heart necklace is serious business—and in the Picture Perfect series, each story tackles a tough friendship challenge. Through the ups and downs of life in middle school, through braces and boy bands, family feuds and fashion disasters, your best bud is there....
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Torn

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Still reeling from their experiences in Roanoke in 1600, Jonah and Katherine arrive in 1611 only moments before a mutiny on Henry Hudson’s ship in the icy waters of James Bay. But things are messed up: they’ve lost the real John Hudson, and they find what seems to be the fabled...
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 4

Heather Nuhfer · IDW Publishing
Format: Book

- The ponies hit the high seas! A trip to Horeshoe Bay takes a turn for the dramatic when our gang is captured by Hoofbeard the Pirate! Plus, when a magical bookworm starts to cause some literary mischief, its only a matter of time before things start to get out of hoof!,
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Warriors Super Edition: Crookedstar's Promise

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A perilous promiseTwo healthy kits have just been born in RiverClan—Oakkit and Stormkit. The whole Clan rejoices, and no cat is more pleased than their mother, who immediately recognizes her kits innate skill and bravery. But when tragedy befalls Stormkit and he is permanently disfigured,...
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Cool Careers Without College for People Who Can Build Things

Heather Moore Niver · Rosen Classroom
Format: Print book

Readers can consider careers as a gardener, sculptor, tailor, carpenter, and even doll maker. Not only can they learn how to break into these fields, but each section has a listing of resources to further their research.
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101 Tips for Parents of Children with Autism: Effective Solutions for Everyday Challenges

Arnold Miller · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Do you need help dealing with your child's tantrums, inappropriate behavior or communication issues? Then this is the book you've been waiting for. Based on the principles of the Miller Method, this book is filled with effective tips for solving behavioral issues promptly in day-to-day...
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Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies: And Other Warped and Creepy Tales

David Lubar · St Martins Pr
Pages: 174
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to the Weenie Zone! Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies is the seventh collection of scary short stories for middle grade readers by acclaimed author David Lubar. A boy and his family narrowly escape a zombie apocalypse--or do they? A girl neglects her cat's litter box and finds...
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Detroit Pistons

J. M. Skogen · MVP Books
Format: Library Binding

The Pistons, just like the city of Detroit, were built on toughness and teamwork. On the Hardwood: Detroit Pistons details the franchise' s championship teams, and the rebuild that will soon return the team to glory.
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Book of Elements: Magic & Tech

Activision Publishing Inc. · Grosset & Dunlap; Original edition
Format: Book

The legendary video game character Spyro the Dragon--star of the Skylanders universe--is featured in this first in a series of 80-page handbooks, which focus on all the elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters.
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Texas : the Lone Star State

Linda Jacobs Altman; Tea Benduhn; Hex Kleinmartin · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First edition

Learn about the geography, the history, the people, the government, and the business of the state of Texas.
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Flipping Out!

Sienna Mercer · Egmont UK
Format: Paperback

The 14th in the series finds the sisters dealing with high school problemsThe twins are adjusting to high school, but everything is still topsy turvy. Ivys flipping out about being the most popular girl in school. All she wants is some time to herself, but her band of superfans are clinging...
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Kate Walden Directs: Night of the Zombie Chickens

Julie Mata · Harpercollins
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

Night of the Zombie Chickens is supposed to be Kate Walden's breakout film. But her supporting actresses-her mother's prize organic hens-are high maintenance, to say the least. Thank goodness Kate's best friend Alyssa is the star. She's great at screaming and even better at killing zombies...
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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Chris Colfer · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories,...
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Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus

Tom Angleberger · Amulet Books
Pages: 205
Format: Print book

The final Origami Yoda case file from the kids at McQuarrie Middle School! After successfully fighting to save their field trip in Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue!, Tommy and the gang prepare for a well-earned day of fun and adventure in Washington, DC . . . but of course it won't...
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Thursdays with the Crown

Jessica Day George · Bloomsbury, 2014.
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Castle Glower has been acting weird, so it's no surprise when two towers transport Celie and her siblings to an unknown land. When they realize that no one from home is coming to get them, the kids-along with Celie's pet griffin Rufus-set out through the forest to figure out where...
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The Dark Knight: Batman and the Killer Croc of Doom!

Laurie S Sutton · Stone Arch Books
Format: Paperback

BATMAN finds hundreds of mutated half-human, half-crocodile zombies — along with KILLER CROC himself! He has 24 hours to find a cure, or BATMAN will become one of CROC'S reptilian zombies.
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Who Was Winston Churchill?

Ellen Labrecque · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Born into aristocracy, Churchill cut his teeth as a young army officer in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He rose in the ranks to First Lord of the Admiralty and was a staunch opponent of the encroaching German Nazis. Churchill served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom...
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Dinosaur Boy

Cory Putman Oakes · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 217
Format: Print book

Everyone knows the dinosaur gene skips a generation. So it isn't a complete surprise when Sawyer sprouts spikes and a tail before the start of fifth grade. After all, his grandfather was part stegosaurus.Despite the Principal's Zero Tolerance Policy, Sawyer becomes a bully magnet,...
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The Door

Andy Marino · Scholastic Audio Books; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

For years the door has stayed closed Hannah Silver hardly notices it as she goes about her strange life in an isolated lighthouse But when a pair of mysterious strangers -- a boy and his guardian -- show up at the lighthouse things start to go very wrong Hannahs life is shattered And the door...
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Spirit Animals: Book 5: Against the Tide

Tui T. Sutherland · Scholastic
Pages: 180
Format: Hardcover

The adventure continues in this fifth book in the New York Times bestselling series.The sun is shining in the Hundred Isles, and yet the path forward seems crowded with shadows. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order...
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Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend

Anna Branford · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The charming Violet Mackerel must overcome self-doubt to make a new friend in this fifth illustrated chapter book of a delightful series.Violet Mackerel hopes and hopes that her new next door neighbor, Rose, might turn out to be a very good friend. But even after a nice morning at Rose's...
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This Kid Can Fly: It's About Ability

Aaron Philip · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 179
Format: Hardcover

"At once beautiful and heartbreaking, Aaron Philip found a way to make me laugh even as I choked up, found a way to bring on my empathy without ever allowing me to feel sorry for him. An eye-opening debut." - Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award winner and Newbery Honor author...
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Storm

Evan Angler · Thomas Nelson
Format: Paperback

In a future United States under the power of a charismatic leader, everyone gets the Mark at age thirteen. The Mark lets citizen shop, go to school, and even get medical care—without it, you are on your own. Few refuse to get the Mark. Those who do . . . disappear. Logan Langly went...
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The Arctic Code

Matthew J. Kirby · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson and Seven Wonders series, The Arctic Code is the first book in an epic, fast-paced middle grade adventure trilogy by acclaimed author Matthew J. Kirby.It is the near future, and the earth has entered a new ice age. Eleanor Perry lives in Tucson, one of the most...
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Poop Fountain!: The Qwikpick Papers

Tom Angleberger · Abrams
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

This hilarious, highly original series, which so astutely captures the odd preoccupations of middle schoolers, will appeal to the many fans of the Origami Yoda series and such gross-out classics as How to Eat Fried Worms and Freckle Juice. Lyle Hertzog and his friends Marilla and Dave expect...
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The Lightning Catcher

Anne Cameron · Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

The first book of a funny fantasy and adventure series about three friends who discover they have the ability to control the weather. It's Storm Chasers meets The 39 Clues, in a story that BOOKLIST called "fascinating . . . mixing serious science with full-on fantasy."Eleven-year-old...
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The Sight

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

There will be three, kin of your kin . . . The wild cats have flourished in their new home on the banks of the lake for several seasons, and the Clans are growing strong and healthy with new kits. The time has come for three kits of ThunderClan to become apprentices. Hollypaw, Jaypaw, and Lionpaw...
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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book V: The Unmapped Sea

Maryrose Wood · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society, here comes the fifth book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series by Maryrose Wood.Lord Fredrick Ashton may not feel...
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The Big Break: A Julie Classic Volume 1

Megan Mcdonald · American Girl; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

It's 1974, and Julie Albright has just moved to a new neighborhood and started at a new school. So when she finds out the basketball team is "boys only," Julie is determined to fight for her right to play. Will a petition with 150 names be enough to make the coach change his mind...
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The Superstorm Hurricane Sandy (True Book)

Josh Gregory · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

On October 29, 2012, one of the largest, most powerful storms in recent history landed on the coast of New Jersey and proceeded to wreak havoc upon the East Coast of the United States. Readers will discover how Superstorm Sandy formed and about the widespread damage and suffering caused...
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Tangled: The Junior Novelization

Irene Trimble · RH/Disney; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Expect adventure, heart, humor, and hair . . . lots of hair, when Disney Tangled comes to theaters Holiday 2010! The Junior Novelization retells the complete story of the swashbuckling, computer-animated comedy—and features eight pages of full-color movie stills.
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The Meaning of Maggie

Megan Jean Sovern · Chronicle Books Llc
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

* "Smart, sensitive, sad and funny." - Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewAs befits a future President of the United States of America, Maggie Mayfield has decided to write a memoir of the past year of her life. And what a banner year it's been! During this period she's Student of the Month...
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Clueless McGee

Jeff Mack · Philomel Books
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Encyclopedia Brown!Clueless McGee is just your average fifth-grader: snarky, awkward, and a magnet for trouble. The only difference: he's also an amateur detective. Determined to make his absent father proud, he uses the skills he's learned playing video games...
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The Demon Notebook

Erika McGann · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky; Reprint edition
Format: Book

For Grace and her four best friends, magic is just harmless fun-until it's not...Things have gone wrong for Grace, Jenny, Rachel, Adie, and Una. Very wrong. A freak snowstorm stranded the whole school, the history teacher's gone bonkers, and their notebook has taken on a diabolical...
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Dear Dumb Diary #10: The Worst Things in Life Are Also Free

Jim Benton · Scholastic
Pages: 148
Format: Paperback

Bestselling author Jamie Kelly is back with an all-new, all-funny diary! But she has no idea that anybody is reading it. So please, please, please don't tell her.School's out for the summer, and that means no more Meat Loaf Thursdays, Sunday homework-cramming, or teachers (way...
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Red Riding Hood, Superhero: A Graphic Novel

Otis Frampton · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

While taking a tour of Area 54 with her grandmother, the President of the United States, little Ruby Topper discovers a mysterious little alien carrying a red hood. When Ruby dons the crimson cape and cowl, it grants her AMAZING SUPERPOWERS! But will her newfound abilities be enough to save...
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Big Nate's Greatest Hits

Lincoln Peirce · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Format: Print book

The more Big Nate, the better! Readers will have their fill of Nate's wisecracks and school day shenanigans in this giant collection of hilarious comic strips.Big Nate's Greatest Hits collects three bestselling e-book only collections--Big Nate Makes a Splash, Big Nate Dibs on This...
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Rutabaga the Adventure Chef: Book 1

Eric Colossal · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

In a world where there are dragons, wyverns, and haunted squash, you'd figure someone would have recipes for them, right? Rutabaga and his magic cooking pot, Pot, join young adventurers Winnifred, Manny, and Beef on a quest to defeat a dragon, discover new ingredients, find monsters...
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Inkspell (Inkheart Trilogy)

Cornelia Funke · Chicken House
Pages: 635
Format: Hardcover

The captivating sequel to INKHEART, the critically acclaimed, international bestseller by Cornelia Funke, an author who is emerging as a truly modern classic writer for children.Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of INKHEART, the book whose characters...
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Nick and Tesla's Secret Agent Gadget Battle

Bob Pflugfelder · Quirk Books
Format: Hardcover

After foiling a gang of kidnappers and fending off an army of robots -year-old siblings Nick and Tesla Holt could use a little rest But as their third mystery opens they discover therersquos a spy in their midst searching for secrets in the home of their beloved and slightly crazy Uncle...
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Low Riders in Space

Cathy Camper · Chronicle Books
Pages: 110
Format: Print book

Lupe Impala, El Chavo Flapjack, and Elirio Malaria love working with cars. You name it, they can fix it. But the team's favorite cars of all are lowriders - cars that hip and hop, dip and drop, go low and slow, bajito y suavecito. The stars align when a contest for the best car around offers...
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What's Great About Arizona?

Hirsch Rebecca Eileen · Lerner Publications
Format: Print book

What's so great about Arizona? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Grand Canyon State! We'll explore Arizona's vibrant cities, stunning rock formations, exciting rodeos, and rich history. The Arizona by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places...
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DK Adventures: Twister!: A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

Samone Bos · DK Children
Format: Hardcover

When Jeremy visits his twin cousins Jack and Flash in Oklahoma, he gets a big surprise theyre storm chasers! They live in a region called Tornado Alley, an area with more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world. Jack and Flash travel around Tornado Alley looking for tornadoes, and Jeremys...
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Sisters

Raina Telgemeier · Graphix
Pages: 197
Format: Book

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile! Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself....
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 6

Ted Anderson · IDW Publishing
Pages: 104
Format: Paperback

Applejack, Rarity, and Fluttershy visit Manehattan to see Trixie's magic show. Meanwhile, in Ponyville, the ponies' pets, Angel, Owlicious, Gummy, Tank, Winona, and Opal must save the day. Plus, Discord takes Fluttershy and the Cutie Mark Crusaders on a trip through time!
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Sonic Select Book 7

Sonic Scribes · Archie Comics
Format: Paperback

Princess Sally takes the starring role in the latest volume of the popular Sonic Select graphic novel series! Princess Sally Acorn, super-spy Geoffrey St. John and the Substitute Freedom Fighters go on a series of missions in an attempt to destroy Robotnik's bases. Along the way they...
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Cell Phones!

Jim Pipe · Franklin Watts
Format: Print book

What would life be like if you had to do without modern inventions? How would you cope without a toilet or live without electricity? Starting from these thought-provoking questions, each title takes us on a historical journey to see how people coped in the past, and how they developed ingenious...
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DK Adventures: Star Wars: Jedi Battles

DK Publishing · DK Children
Format: Hardcover

Featuring the most exciting duels and epic battles that have ever been fought in the Star Wars galaxy, DK Adventures: Star Wars: Jedi Battles will show you lightsaber techniques, deadly weapons, other-world allies, and just how the Jedi succeed in battle. Let the journey begin! Good books...
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Keeper of the Lost Cities

Shannon Messenger · Aladdin; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

In this riveting debut, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world—before the wrong person finds the answer first.Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She’s skipped multiple grades and doesn’t really connect with the older...
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Chris Jericho

Ray McClellan · Epic

"Engaging images accompany information about Chris Jericho. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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