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LEGO Ninjago: Ghost Ninja

Lego. · Little
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Since defeating Master Chen, the ninja have never been more united. But when the cursed spirit of Morro--the Master of Wind and Master Wu's first pupil--blows into town and possesses Lloyd, the ninja must find a way to save their friend without their elemental powers. Also includes a never-before-seen...
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Aoleon The Martian Girl: Science Fiction Saga - Part 5 The Great Pyramid of Cydonia

LeVasseur Brent · Aoléon Press
Format: Hardcover

Will Aoléon and Gilbert discover the truth at last? It's been one difficult challenge after another, but Aoléon, Gilbert and their friends (Bizwat, Helios, and Zoot) make it to their final destination: the secret Martian base located under the Great Pyramid of Cydonia. But their...
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Lumberjanes: The Moon Is Up

MARIKO ALLEN TAMAKI · Amulet Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin - Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley - love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense...
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Slam Dunk

Matt Christopher · Perfection Learning
Pages: 118
Format: Library Binding

Last season, Julian Pryce was the star center on his championship basketball team. But this year, he's the only starter to return to the team. Julian knows everyone will look to him to lead the team, but he doesn't want the responsibility. How can he replicate last year's miracle...
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The Hawaiian Heist

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

The most famouse goldsmith in Hawaii created a necklace for a famous actress, but someone wants to steal it! Can Geronimo figure out who the thief is before they run away with the jewels?
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My Father's Words

PATRICIA MACLACHLAN · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Patricia MacLachlan, beloved author of the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, has crafted another lyrical and touching novel for young readers about finding hope after the loss of a loved one.

Declan O'Brien always had a gentle word to share, odd phrases he liked to repeat,...

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Midnight Without a Moon

Linda Williams Jackson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

It's Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and thirteen-year-old Rose Lee Carter can't wait to move north. But for now, she's living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man's cotton plantation.       Then, one town over, a fourteen-year-old African American boy, Emmett...
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Aru Shah and the Song of Death

Roshani Chokshi · Rick Riordan Presents
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents best-selling author Roshani Chokshi and her sequel to Aru Shah and the End of Time. Aru is only just getting the hang of this whole Pandava thing when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. The god of love's bow and arrow have gone missing,...
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What Is the World Series?

Gail Herman · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 108
Format: Paperback

"Strike - you're out!" "He's safe!" "Homerun!" Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look...
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What's Border Security?

Emma Jones · Kidhaven Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Border security is a topic that's often talked about by politicians, on the news, and on social media, but what does it mean? Readers discover the answer as they explore the heated debates surrounding this controversial issue. The unbiased main text enhances critical-thinking skills...
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42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero

DOREEN RAPPAPORT · Candlewick
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening look at the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball and became an American hero.Baseball, basketball, football - no matter the game, Jackie Robinson excelled. His talents would have easily landed another man a career...
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Warriors: The Broken Code #2: The Silent Thaw

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventures in the second book in the action-packed Broken Code story arc.

ThunderClan's leader, Bramblestar, has been behaving erratically after losing one of his nine lives, and suspicion is quickly spreading...

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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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Russia

O TorchinskiiÌ? · Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Russia.
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Revenge of the Star Survivors

Michael Merschel · Holiday House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Middle school meets the Dark Side in this painfully funny survival story of social misfit Clark Sherman. When Clark crash-lands on the inhospitable planet of Festus Middle School, he soon learns the natives don't take kindly to newcomers . . . particularly ones who practice Jedi mind...

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