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Florida: The Sunshine State
Florida: The Sunshine State

Debra Hess · Cavendish Square Publishing; 3 edition

It's My State! Florida gives readers a comprehensive look at the geography, history, people, government, economy, and culture of the Sunshine State.
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The Girl Who Could Not Dream
The Girl Who Could Not Dream

Sarah Beth Durst · Clarion Books
Pages: 379
Format: Print book

"A perfect combination of adventure, humor, and pure imagination!" - Jessica Day George, New York Times best-selling author of Tuesdays at the Castle "Funny, scary, and endlessly inventive." - Bruce Coville, author of Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher Sophie loves...
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Red Butterfly
Red Butterfly

A.L. Sonnichsen · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A young orphaned girl in modern-day China discovers the meaning of family in this inspiring story told in verse, in the tradition of Inside Out and Back Again and Sold. Kara never met her birth mother. Abandoned as an infant, she was taken in by an American woman living in China. Now eleven,...
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Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times
Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times

Emma Trevayne · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

A boy discovers a mysterious mechanical world he may never escape in this steampunk fantasy that’s “a thrill a minute” (Kirkus Reviews), set in nineteenth-century England.Ten-year-old Jack Foster has stepped through a doorway and into quite a different London.Londinium...
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The Evil Wizard Smallbone
The Evil Wizard Smallbone

Delia Sherman · Candlewick Press
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

In a hilarious tale reminiscent of T. H. White, a lost boy finds himself an unlikely apprentice to the very old, vaguely evil, mostly just grumpy Wizard Smallbone.When twelve-year-old Nick runs away from his uncle's in the middle of a blizzard, he stumbles onto a very opinionated bookstore....
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The Initiation
The Initiation

Ridley Pearson · Harpercollins
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

"Will leave you dying to know more." - Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson seriesThe New York Times bestselling author of the Peter and the Starcatchers and Kingdom Keepers series, Ridley Pearson, brings us the riveting first tale of the Lock and Key trilogy about the origins...
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Swamp Monster
Swamp Monster

Iacopo Bruno · Feiwel & Friends
Format: Hardcover

Welcome. Pull up a chair. Don't worry about the watching eyes. Let us tell you a story. But be warned. Swamp Monster isn't just any tale. This is a Scary Tale. The brothers have been dreaming of a new pet for a while, but the monster they find in the swamp might not be the best...
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Handy Health Guide to Burns and Blisters
Handy Health Guide to Burns and Blisters

Alvin Silverstein · Enslow Pub Inc
Format: Book

Have you ever touched a hot pan by accident? You may have even gotten slightly burned when you did. Authors Alvin and Viriginia Silverstien and Laura Silverstein Nunn explore the different types of burns you can get, and how to best prevent burns, blisters, and sunburns.
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Cinderella: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin)
Cinderella: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin)

Jeffrey Stewart · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

Cinderella's wicked stepmother won't let her go to the ball. But with a little help from a Fairy Godmother, she'll be getting there in style. There's just one catch. At midnight, her magical gown will turn back into dirty old rags.
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The Littles
The Littles

John Peterson · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

The Littles is a timeless favorite that's been enjoyed for decades. Ready to grab the attention of a new generation, fresh cover art brings an updated look to this classic series.Meet the Littles, a family like any other but with a few tiny differences! They live in the walls of the Bigg...
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Something Upstairs
Something Upstairs

Avi · Scholastic Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Avi's haunting ghost story is available for the first time as a Scholastic paperback!When 12-year-old Kenny Huldorf moves to Providence, Rhode Island, he soon discovers that his attic bedroom is haunted by the ghost of a teenage slave named Caleb. Before long, Caleb summons Kenny back...
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Red's Planet: Book 1
Red's Planet: Book 1

Eddie Pittman · Amulet Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Red's Planet, an intergalactic graphic novel fantasy series from award-winning cartoonist Eddie Pittman (writer/story artist for Disney's hit TV series Phineas and Ferb) , is a nonstop adventure with a unique cast of characters unlike any you've ever seen before. Meet Red, a quirky,...
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Biggest, Baddest Book of Space
Biggest, Baddest Book of Space

Jen Schoeller · Super Sandcastle
Format: Hardcover

Kids can discover the darkest corners of the solar system and then go beyond them with a trip through the Biggest, Baddest Book of Space. Readers will learn the secrets of the biggest planets, get to know flying space rocks, get lost in giant black holes, go on an outer space exploration...
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The Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice
The Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice

Andrew Chilton · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Library Binding

Brimming with dragons, goblins, and logic puzzles, this middle-grade fantasy adventure is perfect for readers who enjoyed The Princess Bride or Rump.THE BOY is a nameless slave on a mission to uncover his true destiny. THE GOBLIN holds all the answers, but he's too tricky to be trusted....
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