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It's Alive! It's Alive!

R. L. Stine · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Livvy and Jayden are the stars of their school's robotics team. Livvy is especially enthusiastic because her own mother works in a robotics lab and experiments with Artificial Intelligence. To impress her mom, Livvy and Jayden build a robot. Livvy wants to name their robot "Francine,"...
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The Unofficial Guide to Building Railroads in Minecraft

Ryan Nagelhout · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

One of the most exciting aspects of creating worlds in the popular game of Minecraft is constructing railroads to carry your character around the towns you build. Rails and carts can also be used to make transportation systems in mines, but also roller-coasters. This volume shows readers...
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Dividing Eden

JOELLE CHARBONNEAU · HarperTeen
Pages: 318
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestselling The Testing trilogy comes a sweeping new fantasy series, perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Sarah J. Maas. Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the throne, the future...
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Elementals: Ice Wolves

AMIE KAUFMAN · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Amie Kaufman comes an electrifying new series about a brother and sister who must harness their powers and find their place in a sharply divided world.Everyone in Vallen knows that ice wolves and scorch dragons are sworn enemies who live deeply separate...
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A Calf Named Brian Higgins

Kristen Ball · One Elm Pr
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Higgins is convinced her summer is ruined when she is forced to travel to Africa and work in a remote village in Kenya with her mom and uncle. Never having been to a developing country, she finds the food gross and the community filthy. She has to live without electricity...
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Valentine's Day

Markovics Pearl · Bearport Pub Co Inc
Pages: 16
Format: Library Binding

"Young readers will learn about Valentine's Day" --
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Better together

Kallie George · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Spring has come to Fernwood Forest, and the Heartwood Hotel is all a-bustle. With Mr. Heartwood off on vacation, it's up to Mona and the rest of the staff to keep everything running smoothly. When rumors buzz of a rival hotel, Gilles is determined to prove that the Heartwood is the very...
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Booked

Kwame Alexander · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 314
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award Long ListNew York Times Bestseller Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can't nobody stop you/can't nobody cop you ... In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning novel THE CROSSOVER, soccer,...
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Wizard for Hire

OBERT SKYE · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Fourteen-year-old Ozzy lives near Portland, Oregon, and is desperate for help. His scientist parents have been kidnapped after discovering a formula that enables mind control. Their work was so top secret Ozzy is afraid to go to the police, but without help, he fears he'll never find his parents....
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The Creature of the Pines

Adam Gidwitz · Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A fully illustrated, globe-trotting new middle grade fantasy-adventure series about mythical creatures and their cultures of origin, from the Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's Tale.Elliot Eisner isn't exactly excited about starting at a brand-new school in a brand-new town;...
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My Family

Grace Jones · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Family is made up of the people we care about. Young readers will learn that a family is made up of the people we are related to, as well as other people we care about and people who serve as our role models.
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Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles

DK. · DK Children
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The definitive guide to the vehicles from a galaxy far, far away... Learn all about your favorite Star Wars(TM) vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing.Don't know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters...
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The Sphinx: A 4,000-year-old Riddle

Ruth Owen · Bearport Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Overlooking the River Nile and guarding the Giza pyramids is one of the world's oldest and largest statues--the Sphinx. Carved from the bedrock beneath the desert, the half-lion, half-human creature has watched over the desert for thousands of years. But who built the giant statue,...
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Rise of the Wolf

Jennifer A. Nielsen · Scholastic Press, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Nic may have escaped enslavement in the mines outside of Rome, but his troubles are far from over. The Praetor War -- the battle to destroy Rome from within -- is in full force, and Nic is caught in the crossfire. The secretive Praetors are determined to unlock a powerful amulet -- one sure...
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