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Seven Stories Up

Laurel Snyder · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In this companion to Laurel Snyder’s Bigger than a Bread Box, a leap back in time and an unlikely friendship change the future of one family forever.   Annie wants to meet her grandmother. Molly wishes she had a friend. A little magic brings them together in an almost-impossible...
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Smile

Raina Telgemeier · GRAPHIX
Format: Hardcover

Raina Telgemeiers 1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood! Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey...
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Sky Raiders

Brandon Mull · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 421
Format: Hardcover

Adventure awaits in the Five Kingdoms - come and claim it in this start to a new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.Cole Randolph was just trying to have a fun time with his friends on Halloween (and maybe get to know Jenna Hunt a little...
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Tyme #1: Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Megan Morrison · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Think you know Rapunzel's story? Think again, because the tower was only the beginning..." -- Jennifer Nielsen, New York Times bestselling author of THE FALSE PRINCEIn all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that...
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Bow Hunting

Ellen Frazel · Pilot
Format: Hardcover

''Engaging images accompany information about bow hunting. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7''--Title: Bow HuntingAuthor: Frazel, EllenPublisher: Bellwether MediaPublication Date: 2013/01/01Number...
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Ballet Shoes (The Shoe Books)

Noel Streatfeild
Format: Paperback

In the tradition of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Little Princess come Noel Streatfeild’s tales of triumph. In this story, three orphan girls vow to make a name for themselves and find their own special talents. With hard work, fame just may be in the stars! Originally published in 1937. ...
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Hope Is a Ferris Wheel

Robin Herrera · Harry N Abrams Inc
Pages: 261
Format: Hardcover

Ten-year-old Star Mackie lives in a trailer park with her flaky mom and her melancholy older sister, Winter, whom Star idolizes. Moving to a new town has made it difficult for Star to make friends, when her classmates tease her because of where she lives and because of her layered blue...
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The Danger Box

Blue Balliett · Scholastic Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An all-new mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing Vermeer and The Calder Game.A boy in a small town who has a different way of seeing.A mischievous girl who doesn't belong.A mysterious notebook .A fire.A stranger.A death.These are some of the things you'll...
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Nine Open Arms

Benny Lindelauf · Enchanted Lion Books
Format: Hardcover

The Boon family story and their indefatigable gallows humor are Benny Lindelauf's literary memorial to those persecuted by history.

A ghost story, a fantasy, a historical novel, and literary fiction all wrapped into one, this highly awarded novel for young readers begins with the Boon...

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Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon

Paul Tobin · Dark Horse Books
Pages: 74
Format: Print book

The confusing-yet-brilliant inventor known only as Crazy Dave helps his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off a "fun-dead" neighborhood invasion in Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon! Winner of over thirty "Game of the Year" awards, Plants vs. Zombies...
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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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Hong Kong

Barbara A Somervill · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

One of the worlds major economic centers, Hong Kong occupies a unique status as both a part of China and a mostly independent region. Readers will get an up-close look at Hong Kongs stunning cityscapes and green hills as they learn about the regions people and culture. They will also learn...
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The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

Dana Alison Levy · Delacorte Press
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

"Fans of Beverly Cleary's Quimbys, Judy Blume's Hatchers, and, more recently, Jeanne Birdsall's Penderwicks will fervently hope that more Fletcher misadventures are yet to come." - School Library Journal, Starred

The start of the school year is not going...
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Half a Chance

Cynthia Lord · Scholastic Press
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

A moving new middle-grade novel from the Newbery Honor author of RULES.

When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her -- he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever...
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Ice Whale

Jean Craighead George · Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

From the most celebrated children's nature writer of our time comes a posthumous new novel in the tradition of her Newbery award-winning Julie of the WolvesIn 1848 in Barrow, Alaska, a young Eskimo boy witnesses a rare sight - the birth of a bowhead, or ice whale, that he calls Siku....
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