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The Space Adventurer's Guide: Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe

Peter McMahon - Kids Can Press
Format: Paperback

It's not just astronauts who get to travel into space anymore. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs have now made space flight a reality for adventure-seekers of all kinds. And just in time, here's a travel guide for kids to plan their own out-of-this-world journeys. Eight potential space vacations...
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Mask

Kate Hannigan - Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

A trio of young superheroes try to thwart a spy in this second book in the action-packed, comics-inspired adventure series that's Hidden Figures meets Wonder Woman!After defeating The Hissler - and discovering their power as a team - The League of Secret Heroes are ready for their next...
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The Girls of Gettysburg

Bobbi Miller - Holiday House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Pickett's Charge, the suicidal assault led by Robert E. Lee on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg, was a valiant effort but stunning defeat for the Rebel army. It serves as the powerful climax of this Civil War novel, told from the viewpoints of three girls.Twelve-year-old Annie...
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Darkmouth #4: Hero Rising

SHANE HEGARTY - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

"Ghostbusters meets Percy Jackson as written by Terry Pratchett." - Kirkus Reviews"Incredible." - Eoin Colfer, New York Times bestselling author of Artemis FowlFinn was born to stop the monsters from invading his town. But he'd really rather not. He dreams of having...
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Daphne Definitely Doesn't Do Fashion

Tami Charles - Stone Arch Books
Format: Library Binding

Daphne is a hilarious, fashion-savvy, on-the-rise teen YouTube star. But at school, where Daphne is really Annabelle Louis, eighth-grade super geek, wearing the latest trends is far off her radar. Her therapist, Dr. Varma, suggests she try something new--a wardrobe makeover. Fashionable...
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Search-and-Rescue Robots

Brett S. Martin - Core Library
Format: Library Binding

After disasters, robots can help save lives. They search for survivors from their air, climb through piles of rubble, and help human rescue workers stay safe. Search-and-Rescue Robots introduces readers to examples of these robots, the challenges faced by their designers, and the advances...
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Mountain Mission

Kristin Earhart - Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Print book

Does Team Red have what it takes to beat the best of the best? When the race lands in the Himalayas, one of the most treacherous mountain ranges in the world, the all-stars better get ready to climb to new heights! But the competition is getting tough -- especially with a new team member...
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Sonoran Desert Research Journal

Robin Johnson - Crabtree Pub Co
Format: Library Binding

Follow along as a researcher observes and makes journal entries about their field trip through the Sonoran Desert ecosystem. Outstanding photographs highlight the animals, plants, and people that inhabit this hot desert that straddles the United States and Mexico. Simple graphs show how much...
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The Story Collector: A New York Public Library Book

Kristin O'Donnell Tubb - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Harriet the Spy in this middle-grade historical fiction novel inspired by the real life of Viviani Joffre Fedeler, born and raised in the New York Public Library.Eleven-year-old Viviani Fedeler has spent her whole life...
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Kate Walden Directs: Night of the Zombie Chickens

Julie Mata - Harpercollins
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...
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