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Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! The Junior Novel

Perdita Finn · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

When Draculaura is led to believe shes the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. The Ghouls must locate an ancient artifact known...
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The Mysterious Moonstone

Eric Luper · Scholastic Press
Pages: 111
Format: Print book

Cleo and Evan have a secret. A collection of books so dangerous they are locked up tight. A friend has vanished inside the pages of one of them. It's up to them to find the key that will set her free. A PRICELESS DIAMOND...STOLEN! When Cleo and Evan go undercover to help a rookie detective...
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Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11

Julie Gassman · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

September 11, 2001 was a black day in U.S. history. Amid the chaos, sea captains and crews raced by boat to the tragic Manhattan scene. Nearly 500,000 people on Manhattan Island were rescued that day in what would later be called the largest sea evacuation in history. In this rarely told...
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Fight to Learn: The Struggle to Go to School

Laura Scandiffio · Annick Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In many countries around the world, universal access to education is a seemingly unattainable dream; however, determined individuals with vision and drive have made this dream come true for many. This book highlights people such as Okello, a former child soldier in Uganda, who founded a school...
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The Cry of the Loon

Jacqueline Dembar Greene · American Girl
Format: Kindle Edition

Samantha cant wait to take Nellie to Piney Point, Grandmarys summer home in the mountains. But the girls arrive to find the lodge plagued with accidents--and Grandmary begins to think about selling. Samantha and Nellie must figure out whats going on before they lose Piney Point forever!...
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The Big Book of Presidents: From George Washington to Barack Obama

Nancy J Hajeski · Sky Pony Pr
Pages: 143
Format: Print book

The president has been the figurehead of the United States since the time when our country was a small band of thirteen fledgling colonies until its current position as a world superpower. The forty-four leaders of our nation have had fascinating, exciting, and sometimes scandalous lives....
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Reaching the Ocean Floor

Therese Shea · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Print book

To this day, the least explored part of Earth lies beneath the ocean. Covering more than 70 percent of the planet, the oceans hold many secrets that scientists and adventurers continue to uncover. From the discovery of the depths of Challenger Deep within the Mariana Trench to director...
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Seekers: Return to the Wild #5: The Burning Horizon

Erin Hunter · Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 282
Format: Print book

Erin Hunter's New York Times bestselling Seekers series continues in the fifth book in the Return to the Wild story arc. With its thrilling blend of action and suspense, this epic animal fantasy is perfect for fans of the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series.Toklo, Kallik, Lusa,...
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Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty

Tania del Rio · Archie Comics
Format: Book

Everyone’s favorite girl-next-door dives head first into high school and extracurricular activities.  Betty can do it all—but can she get by WITHOUT a little help from her friend? Freshman year is off to a rocky start with some major BFF drama!  Betty’s longtime...
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Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Pages: 449
Format: Print book

The sequel to James Patterson's bestselling series launch Treasure Hunters is another hilarious, hair-raising and highly-illustrated adventure for the First Family of Action! Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy may have completed their first treasure hunt...
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The End of the Wild

NICOLE HELGET · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A modern, beautifully written story set against the backdrop of the controversial issue of fracking that explores the timely themes of poverty, environmental protection, what makes a family, and finding your place in the world.
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Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee!

Andrea J Loney · Lee & Low Books
Pages: 40
Format: School & Library Binding

James Van Der Zee was just a young boy when he saved enough money to buy his first camera. He took photos of his family, classmates, and anyone who would sit still for a portrait. By the fifth grade, James was the school photographer and unofficial town photographer. Eventually he outgrew...
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The Doldrums

Nicholas Gannon · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read out loud." - New York TimesHave you ever wanted to hold a little piece of the impossible? Lavishly illustrated in full color, The Doldrums is an extraordinary debut about friendship, imagination,...
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Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest

Sy Montgomery · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 65
Format: Hardcover

Considered the "lungs of the world," the Amazon provides a full fifth of the world's oxygen, and every year unsustainable human practices destroy 2.7 million acres. What can be done to help? That's where Project Piaba comes in. Join the award-winning author Sy Montgomery...
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