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The Copper Gauntlet

Holly Black · Scholastic Press, 2015.
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Callum Hunt's summer break isn't like other kids'. His closest companion is a Chaos-ridden wolf, Havoc. His father suspects him of being secretly evil. And, of course, most kids aren't heading back to the magical world of the Magisterium in the fall. It's not easy...
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Who Was Mother Teresa?

Jim Gigliotti · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor,...
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The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book: 15 Designs to Spread Holiday Cheer

Chris McVeigh · No Starch Press
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

This Christmas, LEGO is moving from under the tree to on the tree! With The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book as your guide, you'll make classic globe and barrel ornaments, all out of LEGO, as well as original gingerbread houses, a merry Santa, arcade cabinets, and many more.Packed with step-by-step...
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Terror at the Zoo

Peg Kehret · Dutton Juvenile
Pages: 131
Format: Hardcover

An organized overnight camp-out at the zoo turns into a nightmare when Ellen and Corey Streater find themselves locked in the zoo and stalked by a dangerous criminal, and they can only escape with some help from the elephants.
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Lucy & Andy Neanderthal

Jeffrey Brown · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes a hilarious graphic novel series about two young cave kids living 40,000 years ago."Lucy & Andy are Stone Age rock stars! I loved this book!" - Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate series Lucy...
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Fascinating Fibonaccis

Trudi Hammel Garland · Dale Seymour Publications Secondary
Pages: 103
Format: Paperback

Explore Fibonacci numbers, ratios and their occurrence in natural phenomena.
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Chasing secrets

Gennifer Choldenko · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.
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Found

S A Bodeen · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange inhabitants.
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LEGO Ninjago Reader #3: The Golden Weapons

Tracey West · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Paperback

LEGO Ninjago readers are finally here!In this easy-to-read story, the ninjas try to obtain the final golden weapon. With Sensei Wu by their side, they journey to underworld and come face to face with their sworn enemy, Garmadon!,
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Plant-Eating Dinosaurs

Katie Woolley · Windmill Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Some of the biggest dinosaurs to walk the earth weren't so scary at all. They'd rather eat a leafy salad than another animal. This book introduces readers to some of the most amazing plant-eating dinosaurs to ever live. Readers will learn about dinosaurs that had thick spines, spiky...
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Whatever After #7: Beauty Queen

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

The magical seventh installment in this NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series!This time, the magic mirror sucks Abby and Jonah into the story of Beauty and the Beast. When Jonah angers the Beast by picking flowers from his garden, he becomes the Beast's prisoner! Abby has to save her brother...
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Dream Magic

Joshua Khan · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In Book 2 of a three book series, things are dire for the inhabitants of Castle Gloom and the surrounding villages. The undead are leaving their graves in droves, a troll army is on the march from the north, and people are mysteriously disappearing from their homes. The people of Gehenna...
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Voyagers: Escape the Vortex

Jeanne DuPrau · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don't have long to wait - six books are coming all in one year! Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save our planet are six essential elements...
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The Last Changeling

Jane Yolen · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In The Hostage Prince, Prince Aspen and midwife's apprentice Snail tried to prevent the Seelie War by making a perilous journey to Aspen's father's kingdom. Their journey started the war instead. Chased by two armies, Aspen and Snail find refuge with the actors of Professor...
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Cinders

Kate Klimo · Random House
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In this Dog Diaries-meets-Horse Diaries Special Crossover Edition, a horse with a bad reputation meets his match in a no-nonsense fire dog and the biggest, hottest flames Chicago has ever seen! In the 1800s, firefighters needed horses to pull the fire trucks. But horses spook easily and run away...
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