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Lucy

Randy Cecil · Candlewick Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

A tiny dog, a kindhearted girl, and a nervous juggler converge in a cinematic book in four acts a unique children s literature experience. Lucy is a small dog without a home. She had one once, but she remembers it only in her dreams. Eleanor is a little girl who looks forward to feeding...
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When the Sea Turned to Silver

Grace Lin · Little
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller A National Book Award FinalistAn IndieBound BestsellerThis breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always...
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Friday Barnes, Big Trouble

R A Spratt · Roaring Brook
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In the third book in R.A. Spratt's hilarious Friday Barnes series, the mystery hits close to home when Friday Barnes learns her mother has been kidnapped. But she's distracted by other happenings at school: a new VIP student (a Norwegian princess!) has just arrived and a master...
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The Someday Birds

Sally J Pla · Harpercollins
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The Someday Birds is a debut middle grade novel perfect for fans of Counting by 7s and Fish in a Tree, filled with humor, heart, and chicken nuggets.Charlie's perfectly ordinary life has been unraveling ever since his war journalist father was injured in Afghanistan. When his father...
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Talons of Power

Tui T Sutherland · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The war is over. The false prophecy has been fulfilled. But the dragonets still have enemies. A dark evil, buried for centuries, is stirring.And a young NightWing may have had the first true prophecy in generations . . .Something is coming to shake the earthSomething is coming to scorch...
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Short

Holly Goldberg Sloan · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this heartwarming and funny middle-grade novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s, Julia grows into herself while playing a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz Julia is very short for her age, but by the end of the summer run of The Wizard of Oz, she'll realize...
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Serafina and the Twisted Staff

Robert Beatty · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

Serafina's defeat of the Man in the Black Cloak has brought her out of the shadows and into the daylight realm of her home, Biltmore Estate. Every night she visits her mother in the forest, eager to learn the ways of the catamount. But Serafina finds herself caught between her two worlds:...
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Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #1: The Apprentice's Quest

Erin Hunter · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Erin Hunter's #1 bestselling Warriors series continues in Warriors: A Vision of Shadows!For many moons, ThunderClan, ShadowClan, RiverClan, and WindClan have lived in peace in their territories around the lake. But now they must decipher a mysterious prophecy - a message that will send...
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The Final Kingdom

Michael Northrop · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 189
Format: Print book

Get ready for the battle that will shake the world -- and the afterworld.In the epic conclusion to Alex and Ren's quest, they must face off against the Death Walkers, The Order, and an army raised from the dead. Can Alex put an end to the chaos and send these evil spirits back where they...
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Cinnamon Moon

Tess Hilmo · Margaret Ferguson Books/Farrar
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

On the same day as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, 250 miles away in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, there was an even more devastating fire. Twelve-year-old Ailis and her younger brother, Quinn, survive, but their family does not. Ailis and Quinn are taken by a family acquaintance to live in a boarding...
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