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Escape From Lucien

Kazu Kibuishi · Graphix, 2014.
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

Kazu Kibuishi's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series continues!Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. Meanwhile, Emily heads back into the Void...
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Alia Waking

Laura Williams McCaffrey · Clarion Books; English Language edition
Format: Hardcover

Alia wants nothing more than to be selected as a keenten, a warrior woman. Her friend Kay, strong and fierce, is sure to be chosen, but Alia is not nearly as certain about herself. When Kay stumbles upon a shelter in the woods belonging to two Beechians, enemies of their people, the girls...
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The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence

Stan Lee · Disney Press
Pages: 463
Format: Hardcover

Stan Lee presents a brand new, magical, super-powered adventure! When twelve magical superpowers are unleashed on the world, a Chinese-America teenager named Steven will be thrown into the middle of an epic global chase. He'll have to master strange powers, outrun super-powered mercenaries,...
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Anglerfish

Christina Leaf · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about anglerfish. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor: Book One

Jon Scieszka · Amulet Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

"I never thought science could be funny . . . until I read Frank Einstein. It will have kids laughing." - Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid "Huge laughs and great science - the kind of smart, funny stuff that makes Jon Scieszka a legend." - Mac Barnett, author of Battle...
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Spirit Animals: Book 4: Fire and Ice

Shannon Hale · Scholastic
Pages: 185
Format: Print book

The adventure continues in this fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series.Strange things are happening at the frozen edge of the world. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have crisscrossed Erdas in their quest to stop the ruthless Conquerors. Only the four of them, supported by the gifts...
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Shatterproof

Roland Smith · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

The fourth book in the CAHILLS VS. VESPERS series, the follow up to the worldwide bestseller THE 39 CLUES.After pulling some spectacular heists, Amy and Dan have become two of Interpol's most wanted criminals. So when Vesper One orders them to steal the world's largest diamond,...
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Fight for Freedom: The American Revolutionary War

Benson Bobrick · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Renowned historian Benson Bobrick has written a moving chronicle of the American Revolution for young readers. From the first stirrings of unrest under British rule at the Boston Tea Party, to the treachery of Benedict Arnold at West Point, to George Washington's Christmas Eve surprise...
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Special Edition 2017

Scholastic. · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

This brand new, updated edition features all the craziest facts, newest discoveries, and weirdest wonders of the world!
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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

Candace Fleming · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 118
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum - as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac - comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart. In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's...
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Notes from a Liar and Her Dog

Gennifer Choldenko · Putnam Juvenile; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For Antonia MacPherson, lying is a way of life. It's what works best when you are a weed in a family of roses. No matter what she does, her mother thinks she's wrong. Her older sister, Your Highness Elizabeth (as Ant calls her), says Ant's best friend, Harrison, stinks; and her younger...
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 195
Format: Hardcover

Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times bestselling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far? Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked...
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The Lost Track of Time

Paige Britt · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A magical fantasy, an allegorical cautionary tale, a feast of language, a celebration of creativity--this dazzling debut novel is poised to become a story for the ages!Penelope is running out of time!She dreams of being a writer, but how can she pursue her passion when her mother schedules...
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The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 1: Mission Titanic

Jude Watson · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

At only seventeen years old, Ian Kabra is head of the Cahills, the most powerful family in the world. He has presidents on speed dial, generals at his beck and call. Ian knows hes an ideal leader and the only man enough for the job. Theres just one small problem Hes already messed up big-time.A...
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Area 51

Nadia Higgins · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

"Engaging images accompany information about Area 51. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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