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My Life with the Liars

Caela Carter · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

"Behind the white-washed walls of the compound, life was simple. Follow the rules, "live in the light," and all would be well. But on the outside, things are different. There are colors and toys and food. There are liars and darkness. And twelve-year-old Zylynn now faces...
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Can You Survive the Jungle?: An Interactive Survival Adventure

Matt Doeden · Capstone Press
Format: Hardcover

Youre lost amid dangerous, unseen predators after your plane crashes in the Amazon jungle. By parachuting out of the plane, you landed safely, but youre all alone with little food and water. Do you, Take off in search of rescue? Build a camp and try to signal rescuers? Head toward where...
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Beyond the Grave: A Choose Your Own Ending Mystery Adventure

Dotti Enderle · Magic Wagon
Format: Book

Up2U Adventures--where the ending is Up2U! Dylans creepy hobby is getting gravestone rubbings from the old cemetery. He thinks that one from Dr. Naper, Cedarvilles own Dr. Frankenstein, would make a perfect addition to his history project. Getting the rubbing is more difficult than Dylan...
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Knights

Laura Durman · Arcturus Publishing
Format: Book

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a medieval warrior? In Knights you'll learn all about the lives of these brave champions. Find out how knights were trained, why coats of arms were so important and how knights fought on the battlefield. Part of the series Knights and Castles,...
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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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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11

Jeff Kinney · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 217
Format: Audiobook

The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his "creative side." As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming...
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Stanley Hotel: A Chilling Interactive Adventure

Allison Lassieur · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Experience the Stanley Hotel as you've never seen it before up close and personal! YOU CHOOSE the path you take through this haunted hotel. Follow the path of a modern-day visitor in this thrilling nonfiction title.
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Baseball Genius

Tim Green · Aladdin
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

An average kid with an above average talent for predicting baseball pitches tries to help his favorite player out of a slump in this entertaining novel from bestselling authors Tim Green and Derek Jeter.Jalen DeLuca loves baseball. Unfortunately his dad can't afford to keep him on the travel...
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Mary Ingalls on Her Own

Elizabeth Cody Kimmel · HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

Mary IngalLs lost her sight after a devastating bout of scarlet fever. Now Mary has the opportunity to attend the Iowa College for the Blind, where she will get a fresh start with her education and can learn the skills she needs for an independent future as well. It seems like a dream come...
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Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Stephan Pastis · Candlewick Press
Pages: 294
Format: Book

Want to aspire to greatness? Check out this new edition of Timmy Failure s first adventure featuring the bonus section How to Draw Timmy and Total. He may be clueless, but the comically self-confident Timmy Failure is CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps even the nation. Now Timmy...
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Harmony and Hoops

Brandon Terrell · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

Time-traveling cousins Nate and Rachel are on the move, this time to the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, to watch the Dream Team take the basketball court against the world and gain knowledge that will help them in their own sporting lives.
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Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

Teri Kanefield · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newcomers....
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Yoga for You: Feel calmer, stronger, happier!

REBECCA RISSMAN · WALTER FOSTER PUB
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Fun, confidence-building yoga exercises kids can master themselves or with friends.Yoga for You encourages children and teenagers to get up, get active, and build confidence and self-esteem through a basic introduction to yoga and its many sequences and poses. Learn two yoga sequences with...
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