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The House With Chicken Legs

SOPHIE ANDERSON · Scholastic Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

All 12-year-old Marinka wants is a friend. A real friend. Not like her house with chicken legs. Sure, the house can play games like tag and hide-and-seek, but Marinka longs for a human companion. Someone she can talk to and share secrets with. But that's tough when your grandmother is a Yaga,...
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The House in Poplar Wood

Katie Ormsbee · Chronicle Books
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

For as long as the Vickery twins can remember, Lee and his mother have served Memory, while Felix and his father assist Death. This is the Agreement. But one Halloween, Gretchen Whipple smashes her way into their lives. Her bargain is simple: If the twins help her solve the murder of local...
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The Adventurer's Guide to Treasure

Wade Albert White · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Fantasy gets a clever refresh in the final book of this witty, action-packed, and hilarious middle grade adventure trilogy.At Saint Lupin's Completely Ordinary School Where Nothing Bizarre Ever Happens Most Especially Not Illegal Quests That Destroy Famous Landmarks, students are not taught...
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What Is Poetry?: The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Michael Rosen · Candlewick
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated poet and critic Michael Rosen takes readers on a whirlwind tour exploring what poems are, what they can do, and the joys of reading and writing them.For thousands of years, people have been writing poetry. But what is poetry? Award-winning wordsmith Michael Rosen has spent decades...
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The Bad Guys in Superbad

AARON BLABEY · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The Bad Guys have strangely acquired SUPERPOWERS! But their powers might be, well, defective. They can only do things like blow their own pants off in public. Not exactly what you'd call hero-caliber skills. Defective or not, the Bad Guys have a job to do. With Marmalade ready to destroy...
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Battle of the Labyrinth: The Graphic Novel

Robert Venditti · Riordan, Rick
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In this fourth installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos's army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders....
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Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

DAV PILKEY · Graphix
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn't commit! While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man struggles to find his place among dogs and people. Being a part of both worlds, will he ever fully fit in with one?
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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

Leslie Connor · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the critically acclaimed author of Waiting for Normal and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, Leslie Connor, comes a deeply poignant and beautifully crafted story about self-reliance, redemption, and hope.Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows...
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The Turnaway Girls

Hayley Chewins · Candlewick
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Delphernia Undersea wants to sing. But everyone on Blightsend knows music belongs to the Masters - and girls with singing throats are swallowed by the sea.On the strange, stormy island of Blightsend, twelve-year-old Delphernia Undersea has spent her whole life in the cloister of turnaway...
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A Stitch in Time

Daphne Kalmar · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

An orphan grapples with her unpleasant aunt and the even more unpleasant idea of moving to Boston in this poignant middle-grade debut that handles loss and renewal."Heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time, Donut's story is gritty, hopeful and ultimately all about the various...
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The Night Diary

Veera Hiranandani · Dial Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of Inside Out and Back Again and The War That Saved My Life comes a poignant, personal, and hopeful tale of India's partition, and of one girl's journey to find a new home in a divided countryIt's 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated...
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea

LYNNE RAE PERKINS · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins, this effervescent story introduces two sisters - Alix and Jools - and takes readers on an unforgettable journey to the beach. In the style of the author's acclaimed Nuts to You, this joyful celebration of sisters, family, and the ocean contains black-and-white...
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Never Stop Singing: A Melody Classic 2

Denise Lewis Patrick · Amer Girl Pub
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Melody Ellison just turned ten, and she's dreaming of new ways to make her community a better place! When her pastor issues a New Year's challenge, she decides to fix up a neighborhood playground and plant a garden. But when her friends put her in charge, Melody finds out just how hard...
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Wings of Fire, Book 12

Tui T. Sutherland · Scholastic Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings,...
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Knights vs. Dinosaurs

MATT PHELAN · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Renowned for their courage, their chivalry, and their ability to fight mythical creatures, the Knights of the Round Table must face their most dangerous opponents yet - DINOSAURS!This heavily illustrated middle grade novel from award-winning author and artist Matt Phelan is a hilarious,...
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The Orphan Band of Springdale

ANNE NESBET · Candlewick
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

With the United States on the verge of World War II, eleven-year-old Gusta is sent from New York City to Maine, where she discovers small-town prejudices - and a huge family secret.It's 1941, and tensions are rising in the United States as the Second World War rages in Europe. Eleven-year-old...
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Everything Else in the Universe

Tracy Holczer · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the midst of the Vietnam War, a young girl struggles to embrace change in this tender family story for fans of Cynthia Lord and Wendy MaasLucy is a practical, orderly person--just like her dad. He taught her to appreciate reason and good sense, instilling in her the same values he learned...
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Harbor Me

JACQUELINE WOODSON · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories. It all starts when...
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The Luck Uglies #3: Rise of the Ragged Clover

Paul Durham · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In this exhilarating conclusion to the critically acclaimed Luck Uglies series, the final battle between the Luck Uglies and the treacherous Fork-Tongue Charmers comes to Rye O'Chanter's doorstep. Filled with adventure, humor, friendship, and a hint of magic, this fantasy series...
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The Benefits of Being an Octopus

Ann Braden · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"This is a compassionate look at poverty, hard choices, and defending one's right to be treated humanely. A very fine first novel, written with a deft hand." -- Karen Hesse, Newbery award winning author of Out of the Dust Some people can do their homework. Some people get to have...
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Dactyl Hill Squad: Rescue Run

DANIEL JOS OLDER · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

It's 1863 and dinosaurs roam the streets of New York as the Civil War rages between raptor-mounted armies down South. Magdalys Roca and her friends from the Colored Orphan Asylum are on a field trip when the Draft Riots break out, and a number of their fellow orphans are kidnapped by an evil...
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Geronimo On Ice!

GERONIMO STILTON · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Mouse Island was getting ready for the winter Ice Skating Championships! The prize for this year's champions was a pair of antique silver skates that were said to contain clues to a hidden treasure! Just before the championships, we learn someone wants to steal the Silver Skates to search...
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Thea Stilton Mouseford Academy a Mouseford Musical

Thea Stilton · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 110
Format: Print book

There's going to be a musical at Mouseford, and the students can't stop squeaking about it! Everyone wants a role, but the auditions won't be easy. Plus, sneaky Ruby Flashyfur has some tricks up her sleeve! Will the Thea Sisters come out on top...or will they be singing a different...
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Bluecrowne: A Greenglass House Story

Kate Milford · Clarion Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Return to the world of the bestselling Greenglass House, where smugglers, magic, and pyrotechnics mix, in a new adventure from a New York Times best-selling, National Book Award-nominated, and Edgar Award-winning author.Lucy Bluecrowne is beginning a new life ashore with her stepmother...
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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

Christina Uss · Margaret Ferguson Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A determined 12-year-old girl bikes across the country in this quirky and charming debut middle grade novel.Introverted Bicycle has lived most of her life at the Mostly Silent Monastery in Washington, D.C. When her guardian, Sister Wanda, announces that Bicycle is going to attend a camp...
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The Season of Styx Malone

Kekla Magoon · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This lively and diverse middle-grade story from the award-winning author of How It Went Down has the warmth of a modern-day The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963.Caleb Franklin and his big brother Bobby Gene have the whole summer for adventures in the woods behind their house in Sutton, Indiana....
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Gimme Shelter: Misadventures and Misinformation

DOREEN CRONIN · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The Chicken Squad is back for their fifth (mis) adventure in this "lip-bitingly funny" (School Library Journal) chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and The Trouble with Chickens.The Chicken Squad prides themselves on being ready for anything. Marshmallow...
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The Tale of Angelino Brown

DAVID ALMOND · Candlewick
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

In this hilarious yet touching story from the masterful David Almond, life takes a surprising turn after a bus driver finds a tiny boy angel in his pocket.Do you believe in angels? Bert and Betty Brown do, because Bert discovered one in his shirt pocket the other day while he was driving...
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Life According to Og the Frog

Betty G Birney · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The adventures in Humphrey's Room 26 are hopping back into the spotlight, from the perspective of Og the Frog When Og the Frog first comes to Room 26, he doesn't know what to think. He misses his friends from the pond, there are all kinds of strange noises, and the water is his tank just...
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Wonderland: A Novel

Barbara O'Connor · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From Barbara O'Connor, the beloved author of Wish, comes a big-hearted story about the meaning of friendship, the challenges of growing up, and one lovable runaway dog.Mavis Jeeter is fearless and bold, but she has never lived in one place long enough to have a real best friend. Her flighty...
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Bear Country: Bearly a Misadventure

Doreen Cronin · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

The Chicken Squad is back for their sixth (mis) adventure, and this time there's a headless bear on the loose and the Chicken Squad's beloved Barbara has gone missing! A "lip-bitingly funny" (School Library Journal) chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack,...
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Treasure of the Gold Dragon: A Branches Book

Tracey West · Branches
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina....
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My Father's Words

PATRICIA MACLACHLAN · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 112
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, and songs...
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The Mage

Inbali Iserles · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Isla has arrived at the frigid Snowlands to find her lost brother, Pirie. The tundra is a harsh place -- and the wolves who live within its icy kingdoms are harsher still -- but Isla's flair for the mysterious arts of foxcraft has grown tremendously.The young fox is on a mission of grave...
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Too Much Space!

Jonathan Roth · Aladdin
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Meet space-school attendee Bob and his alien bestie Beep in this start to an outrageously funny and action-packed chapter book series that's great for "kids who love funny stories but may be too young for books like ­Diary of a Wimpy Kid" (School Library Journal) from debut...
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Dragon Overnight

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Nory Horace can turn herself into a kitten. But sometimes she adds in a bit of dragon and, well, accidentally turns into a dritten. Oops? Her friend Andres Padillo can fly high . . . but then he can't fly back down again. Nory and Andres are in an Upside-Down Magic class with other...
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