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Crystal Keepers

Brandon Mull · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole continues his quest in book three of a "fanciful, action-packed adventure" series (Publishers Weekly, starred review) , from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.Cole...
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Prince of the Elves

Kazu Kibuishi · GRAPHIX; Original edition
Format: Paperback

Kazu Kibuishis thrilling, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series continues!Emily survived the chaos of the Guardian Academy, but Max Griffin has stolen the Mother Stone. With it, the Elf King forges new Amulets that will give him the power to invade and destroy the nation of Windsor. Emily and her friends...
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Like a River: A Civil War Novel

Kathy Canon Wiechman · Calkins Creek
Format: Hardcover

Leander and Polly are two teenage Union soldiers who carry deep, dangerous secrets. Leander is underage when he enlists and Polly follows her father into war disguised as his son. The war proves life changing for both as they surviveincredible odds. Leander struggles to be accepted as a man and loses...
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The badger knight

Kathryn Erskine · Scholastic Press, 2014.
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

In England in 1346 Adrian has three problems: he is small for his twelve years, he is an albino, so people are suspicious of him, and his father wants him to be a scribe, while he wants to be an archer--but when he runs away to join his friend in the fight against the invading Scots, he learns...
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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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Family Tree #1

Ann M. Martin · Scholastic Press
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Four generations. Four girls. One family.An amazing new four-book series from Ann M. Martin.In 1930, Abby Nichols is eight, and can't imagine what her future holds. The best things today would be having a dime for the fair, keeping her Pops from being angry, and saving up eighty-seven cents...
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The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill

Megan Frazer Blakemore · Bloomsbury
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Hazel Kaplansky is a firm believer in the pursuit of knowledge and truth--and she also happens to love a good mystery. When suspicions swirl that a Russian spy has infiltrated her small town of Maple Hill, Vermont, amidst the fervor of Cold War era McCarthyism, Hazel knows it's up to her to find...
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Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked

Jarrett J. Krosoczka · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked is the first in a series of zany, action-packed middle-grade mysteries featuring platypus police detectives Rick Zengo and Corey O'Malley. When a call comes in about a crime down at the docks involving a missing schoolteacher and a duffle bag full...
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The Night Gardener

Jonathan Auxier · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

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One Came Home

Amy Timberlake · Knopf Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A Newbery Honor BookAn ALA-ALSC Notable Children's BookWinner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel "An adventure, a mystery, and a love song to the natural world. . . . Run out and read it. Right now." - Newbery Medalist Karen CushmanIn the town of Placid,...
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Dash

Kirby Larson · Scholastic Press
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Although Mitsi Kashino and her family are swept up in the wave of anti-Japanese sentiment following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Mitsi never expects to lose her home -- or her beloved dog, Dash. But, as World War II rages and people of Japanese descent are forced into incarceration camps,...
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The Hidden Doors

Kazu Kibuishi · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

A bullied boy discovers a door guarded by a sly monster . . . A painting of a door opens in a forgotten Egyptian tomb . . . A portal in the park promises to turn you into a much cooler version 2.0—if you can just get the bugs out . . . Edited by New York Times bestselling comics creator...
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Wonder

R J Palacio · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 315
Format: Hardcover

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY!Over 5 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. The book that inspired the Choose Kind...
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