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The Half-True Lies of Cricket Cohen

Catherine Lloyd Burns · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Cricket Cohen isn't a liar, but she doesn't always tell the exact truth. She loves thinking about geology and astronomy and performing tricky brain surgery on her stuffed animals. She also loves conspiring with Dodo, her feisty grandmother who lives in the apartment right next door. And one Manhattan...
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Planet Jupiter

JANE KURTZ · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Jupiter is used to being a planet of one, and she likes it that way. But then a cousin, who Jupiter never even knew existed, comes from Ethiopia to stay for the summer, and Jupiter is put in charge of taking care of her. A lyrical and memorable story of family, friendship, and community...
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Monsters Unleashed

JOHN KLOEPFER · HarperCollins
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A monstrously fun new series from John Kloepfer, author of the fan-favorite series The Zombie Chasers.Freddie Liddle has a big problem: Monsters. Giant, fire-breathing, electric-shocking, bone-crunching monsters are attacking his town. Even worse, it's Freddie's fault. After drawing monsters...
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The Someday Suitcase

COREY ANN HAYDU · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 297
Format: Hardcover

Readers who loved The Thing About Jellyfish and Goodbye Stranger will find a mysterious magic and unforgettable friendship in The Someday Suitcase, written by the critically acclaimed author of Rules for Stealing Stars.Clover and Danny are the kind of best friends who make each other even...
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The Way to Bea

Kat Yeh · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

With a charming voice, winning characters, and a perfectly-woven plot, Kat Yeh delivers a powerful story of friendship and finding a path towards embracing yourself.Everything in Bea's world has changed. She's starting seventh grade newly friendless and facing big changes at home, where...
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The Dragon's Gate

Barry Wolverton · Walden Pond Pr
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

An engrossing fantasy, a high-seas adventure, an alternate history epic - this is the richly imagined and gorgeously realized second book in acclaimed author Barry Wolverton's Chronicles of the Black Tulip, perfect for fans of The Glass Sentence and the Books of Beginning series.A magical...
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Things That Surprise You

JENNIFER MASCHARI · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A poignant, charming middle grade novel, perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish and Fish in a Tree. A beautifully layered story about navigating the often shifting bonds of family and friendship, and learning how to put the pieces back together when things fall apart.Emily Murphy...
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Journey across the Hidden Islands

Sarah Beth Durst · Clarion Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The traditional Emperor s Journey is meant to be uneventful. But as the princesses Seika and Ji-Lin twin sisters travel to pay respects to their kingdom s dragon guardian, unexpected monsters appearand tremors shake the earth. The Hidden Islands face unprecedented threats, and the old rituals...
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Gone Camping: A Novel in Verse

Tamera Will Wissinger · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Hiking in the great outdoors, catching fish, watching the stars come out at night - camping is fun. Until it's time to sleep. Then, Lucy wonders, what kinds of creatures lurk in the dark? With only her brother and grandpa as tent-mates, will Lucy be able to face her camping fears? Filled...
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The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: The Wall of Fame Game

Crystal Allen · Balzer Bray
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The most fabulous nine-year-old cowgirl in Texas is back in this heartwarming and hilarious sequel to The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown! Perfect for fans of Clementine and Ivy and Bean. Nine-year-old Mya Tibbs is in a triple heap of trouble. As the Tibbs household prepares...
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York: The Shadow Cipher

LAURA RUBY · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 476
Format: Hardcover

"The pleasures of the novel go far beyond the crackling, breathless plot and the satisfaction of watching the puzzle fall into place. The book is shot through with humor, both laugh-out-loud and subtle." - New York Times Book ReviewFrom National Book Award finalist and Printz...
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The Unlucky Lottery Winners of Classroom 13

Honest Lee · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 119
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Captain Underpants or Sideways Stories from Wayside School, this new chapter book series is perfect for reluctant readers. When unlucky teacher Ms. Linda LaCrosse wins the lottery, she shares her winnings with her class--giving each student over a BILLION DOLLARS!You might think...
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Armstrong and Charlie

Steven B. Frank · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Charlie isn't looking forward to sixth grade. If he starts sixth grade, chances are he'll finish it. And when he does, he'll grow older than the brother he recently lost. Armstrong isn't looking forward to sixth grade, either. When his parents sign him up for Opportunity Busing to a white...
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Balance Keepers, Book 3: The Traitor of Belltroll

Lindsay Cummings · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The explosive conclusion to Lindsay Cummings's epic fantasy adventure series about a magical world at the center of the earth that New York Times bestselling author of the Seven Wonders series Peter Lerangis says is "filled with imagination and sneaky humor." In this third...
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Joplin, Wishing

DIANE STANLEY · HarperCollins
Pages: 255
Format: Hardcover

A heartfelt and magical middle grade novel in the tradition of Tuck Everlasting and Bridge to Terabithia, about family, wishes, and the power of true friends to work magic. While cleaning out her reclusive grandfather's house, Joplin discovers pieces of a broken platter in a cookie tin....
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The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

MICHELLE CUEVAS · Dial Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A girl's friendship with a lonely black hole leads her to face her own sadness in this original, funny, and touching middle grade novel for fans of Crenshaw and Flora & Ulysses. When eleven-year-old Stella Rodriguez shows up at NASA to request that her recording be included in Carl...
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The Countdown Conspiracy

KATIE SLIVENSKY · HarperCollins
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

Ambassador, you are go for launch in T- minus 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... . Get ready to blast off with this high-action, high-stakes middle grade adventure that's perfect for fans of Chris Grabenstein and Peter Lerangis!Miranda Regent can't believe she was just chosen as one of six kids from...
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The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

Gertrude Chandler Warner · ALBERT WHITMAN
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

In this all-new very special mini-series, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations -- all around the world! The Aldens arrive in Egypt but the agent they're supposed to meet has gone missing! With the help...
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A Kids' Guide to America's First Ladies

Kathleen Krull · HarperCollins
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid's Guide to America's Bill of Rights. This time, she introduces...
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The Wild Ones: Great Escape

C ALEXANDER LONDON · Philomel Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling new adventure in the Wild Ones series--perfect for fans of Warriors, Spirit Animals, and Redwall!The wild animals of Ankle Snap Alley have been disappearing, and Kit knows exactly why: The People are animal-napping them and taking them to the zoo! Not only that, but they are at the very...
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Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge

Kristin L Gray · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

Vilonia is determined to prove she's responsible enough to care for a dog in this "sensitive and uplifting coming-of-age" (Publishers Weekly) novel.Being responsible is NOT easy. Fourth grader Vilonia hasn't lost her rain coat in the three weeks she's had it and she's brushed...
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The Ethan I Was Before

Ali Standish · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Before: Ethan was always up for a laugh, always willing to accept a dare, always ready for a baseball game with his big brother, Roddie, or an adventure with his best friend, Kacey. Now: Ethan's family is escaping Boston for the small town of Palm Knot, Georgia. But Ethan's not sure he'll...
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Threads of Blue

SUZANNE LAFLEUR · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling sequel to the acclaimed Beautiful Blue World follows a brave girl who must flee her country during wartime and work undercover to defeat the enemy. For fans of The War That Saved My Life and Wolf Hollow. "A thoughtful, pellucid story . . . [that] gently probes questions...
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Archie Greene and the Alchemists' Curse

D D Everest · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In Archie Greene and the Magician's Secret, Archie became one of the Flame Keepers, a secret group devoted to finding and preserving magical books that are literally portals into other places and times.In the action-packed sequel, the Golden Circle - a symbol that hasn't been seen...
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The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy

M A LARSON · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Shannon Hale's Princess Academy and Soman Chainani's The School for Good and Evil, comes the thrilling finale to the "breathtakingly exciting" Pennyroyal Academy trilogy. Evie and Maggie are still enjoying the glow of their victory as they travel into the forest...
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Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library, The

LINDA BAILEY · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Eddie, a passionate reader and a shiny green bug, saves the school library in this funny, heartwarming tale that fans of Flora & Ulysses and Charlotte's Web will love. Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout from Newbery Honor Medalist and New York Times-bestselling author-artist...
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Rooting for Rafael Rosales

KURTIS SCALETTA · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Rafael has dreams. Every chance he gets he plays in the street games trying to build his skills, get noticed by scouts, and -- someday -- play Major League Baseball. Maya has worries. The bees are dying all over the world, and the company her father works for is responsible, making products...
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Do Not Open!

Mark Parisi · HarperCollins
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

"Funny and engaging. Marty Pants is a surefire hit!" - Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate seriesMove over, Wimpy Kid. Here comes the imaginative, the inquisitive, the unstoppable Marty Pants!Marty Pants is different from your typical middle schooler. He has the soul of an artist,...
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Apex Predators: The World's Deadliest Hunters, Past and Present

Steve Jenkins · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What does it take to be the "top dog"? In his latest book, the award-winning author and illustrator Steve Jenkins introduces readers to apex predators - the animals that are at the top of their food chains and have no natural enemies. Using his signature art style, Jenkins...
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The Friendship Code #1

STACIA DEUTSCH · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of The Babysitters Club and anyone interested in computer science, this series is published in partnership with the organization Girls Who Code!Loops, variables, input/output - Lucy can't wait to get started with the new coding club at school. Finally, an after school activity...
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Sydney Mackenzie Knocks 'Em Dead

Cindy Callaghan · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

West Coast girl Sydney Mackenzie moves to Delaware after her parents inherit a cemetery--and becomes involved in a mystery surrounding the Underground Railroad--in this M X novel from the author of Lost in London, Lost in Paris, Lost in Rome, and Lost in Ireland. Sydney Mackenzie is an aspiring...
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The Someday Birds

Sally J Pla · HarperCollins
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

TWO STARRED REVIEWS!"Offering a mixture of suspense, mystery, tragedy and humor, Pla's story captures both the literal and figurative meanings of journey." - Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Pla gives us a memorable hero in this lyrical and funny book." - Shelf...
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Renegades

David Liss · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Science fiction super fan Zeke is back in action as he and his friends work to finally take down the evil Phands in this hilarious and exciting conclusion to the Randoms series.Zeke has returned to Earth and, as usual, nothing is going like he planned. The plan was: escape from Junup, rescue...
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Nothing But Trouble

Jacqueline Davies · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of The Lemonade War comes a new book starring two smart girls determined to liven up their town - one epic prank at a time.Odawahaka has always been too small for Maggie's big scientific ideas. Between her stuck-in-a-rut mom, her grumpy grandpop, and the lifetime...
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The First Rule of Punk

CELIA C PREZ · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From debut author and longtime zine-maker Celia C. Pérez, The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one's watching. There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school - you can't fix it with...
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Fair Ball

Derek Jeter · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Inspired by Derek Jeter's own life, Fair Ball is the fourth middle grade novel in the New York Times bestselling Jeter Publishing Program and focuses on the theme "the world isn't always fair."Life isn't always fair. You can't control that, but you can control...
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A Dog Like Daisy

KRISTIN ODONNELL TUBB · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 177
Format: Hardcover

Max meets A Dog Called Homeless in this sweet and poignant middle grade novel told from the humorous, thoughtful perspective of a rescued pit bull as she trains to be a service dog for an injured veteran and his family.Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or else be sent back...
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The Whole Sky

Heather Henson · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When a devastating sickness spreads through a thoroughbred farm community, a young horse whisperer is determined to find out why all the foals are dying in this tightly woven, tender coming-of-age novel from award-winning author Heather Henson.Twelve-year-old Sky and her father are horse...
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Beyond the Doors

David Neilsen · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Fans of A Series of Unfortunate Events and Coraline will devour this dark and creepy, humor-laced tale about four siblings who discover a mysterious world where secrets hide around every corner. When a family disaster forces the four Rothbaum children to live with their aunt Gladys, they...
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The Supernormal Sleuthing Service #1: The Lost Legacy

GWENDA BOND · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Three kids. A hotel full of monsters. And a stolen magical artifact that could disrupt the balance between the humans and the supernatural. Welcome to life at Hotel Monster! Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library meets Hotel Transylvania in the first book of this hilarious and spooky new series...
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Baseball Genius

Tim Green · Aladdin
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

An average kid with an above average talent for predicting baseball pitches tries to help his favorite player out of a slump in this entertaining novel from bestselling authors Tim Green and Derek Jeter.Jalen DeLuca loves baseball. Unfortunately his dad can't afford to keep him on the travel...
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Train I Ride

Paul Mosier · HarperCollins
Pages: 181
Format: Hardcover

From Publishers Weekly Flying Start author Paul Mosier comes a poignant story about a young girl's travels by train from Los Angeles to Chicago in which she learns along the way that she can find family wherever she is. Perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead and Sharon Creech. Rydr is on a train...
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The Glass Town Game

CATHERYNNE M VALENTE · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

Charlotte and Emily must enter a fantasy world that they invented in order to rescue their siblings in this adventurous and fiercely intelligent novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making.Inside a small Yorkshire...
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Into the Lion's Den

Linda A Fairstein · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Watch out, Nancy Drew - Devlin Quick is smart, strong, and she will DEFINITELY close the case in this thrilling new mystery series for girls and boys from New York Times bestselling author Linda FairsteinSomeone has stolen a page from a rare book in the New York Public Library. At least,...
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Tumble & Blue

CASSIE BEASLEY · Dial Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Circus Mirandus comes the magic-infused story of a golden gator, two cursed kids, and how they take their destinies into their own hands. When the red moon rises over the heart of the Okefenokee swamp, legend says that the mysterious golden...
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How to Rope a Giganotosaurus

Will Dare · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Welcome to The Lost Plains! A wild west frontier where dinosaurs never went extinct.Josh Sanders will do whatever it takes to become the next great dinosaur cowboy! He's pretty confident in his skills-after all, he did win this year's Settlement Race with Charge, his speed-demon...
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Bravelands #1: Broken Pride

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Heed the call of the wild with this brand-new, action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors. Enter the Bravelands ... and discover the Erin Hunter series you've been waiting for.A lion cast out from his pride.An elephant who can read the bones...
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Invisible Emmie

TERRI LIBENSON · BALZER + BRAY
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jennifer L. Holm, Invisible Emmie is a humorous and surprising debut graphic novel by Terri Libenson, creator of the internationally syndicated, Reuben Award-winning comic strip The Pajama Diaries. This is the story of two totally different girls...
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Sidetracked

DIANA ASHER · Amulet Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

If middle school were a race, Joseph Friedman wouldn't even be in last place - he'd be on the sidelines. With an overactive mind and phobias of everything from hard-boiled eggs to gargoyles, he struggles to understand his classes, let alone his fellow classmates. So he spends most...
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Outside In

JENNIFER BRADBURY · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A twelve-year-old boy living on the streets of Chandigarh, India, stumbles across a secret garden full of sculptures and sees the possibility of another way of life as he bonds with the man who created them in this searingly beautiful novel based on a true story.Twelve-year-old Ram is a street...
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How to Be an Elephant

Katherine Roy · David Macaulay Studio
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The savanna is not an easy place to live, even for African elephants, the largest land animals on earth. If it's a challenge for these 7,000-pound giants, what's it like for their newborn babies?An infant elephant has precious little time to learn the incredible array of skills that are necessary...
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The Friendship Experiment

Erin Teagan · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Future scientist Madeline Little is dreading the start of middle school. Nothing has been right since her grandfather died and her best friend changed schools. Maddie would rather help her father in his research lab or write Standard Operating Procedures in her lab notebook than hang out with...
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Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Dav Pilkey · Graphix
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

He was the best of dogs... He was the worst of dogs... It was the age of invention... It was the season of surprise... It was the eve of supa sadness... It was the dawn of hope... Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, hasn't always been a paws-itive addition to the police...
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The Dragon Hunters

James Russell · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Away across the oceans,where few have dared to roam,upon a wondrous island,a family made its home.Living on an island means life is full of adventure for brothers Flynn and Paddy. So when a dragon swoops out of the sky and nabs their beloved dog, Coco, Flynn and Paddy know it's up to them...
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth

FRANK COTTRELL BOYCE · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A one-of-a-kind story of heart, humor, and finding one's place in the universe. Prez knows that the best way to keep track of things is to make a list. That's important when you have a grandfather who is constantly forgetting. And it's even more important when your grandfather can't care...
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In Over Their Heads

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

Nick and Eryn must figure out a way to save the world without sacrificing their newly discovered family in this follow-up to Under Their Skin, which BOOKLIST called "crisp, intriguing, and thought-provoking" in a starred review.In Under Their Skin, twins Nick and Eryn successfully...
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A Properly Unhaunted Place

William Alexander · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From National Book Award-winning author William Alexander comes a wryly humorous story about two kids who try to save their town by bringing back its ghosts.Rosa Ramona Díaz has just moved to the small, un-haunted town of Ingot - the only ghost-free town in the world. She doesn't want...
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Aleca Zamm Is a Wonder

Ginger Rue · Aladdin
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Meet the wonder-full Aleca Zamm, an ordinary ten-year-old with an extraordinary ability: she can stop time!Aleca Zamm has finally reached double digits and she still doesn't have a "thing" - a special talent or ability that will make her stand out. Her best friend, Maria,...
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The Gauntlet

Karuna Riazi · Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that's a steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair.Nothing can prepare you for The Gauntlet...
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Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13

Tod Olson · Scholastic Nonfiction
Pages: 214
Format: Hardcover

April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power and leaking oxygen into space.Lovell and his crew were two days from the dream...
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Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story

SANDRA NEIL WALLACE · Calkins Creek
Format: Hardcover

In the years following the Civil War, ?Arctic fever? gripped the American public, fueled by myths of a fertile, tropical sea at the top of the world. Several explorers attempted to find a route to the North Pole, but none succeeded. Bound by Ice follows the journey of George Washington...
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Bird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World of Birds

JEREMY HYMAN · MOONDANCE PR
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Accurate, current bird science presented in an intriguing, highly illustrated way.Birds do the wildest things! (And you thought all they did was fly...) In Bird Brains, learn how birds use sound,color, and dances to communicate with each other, and camouflage, dive-bombing, and projectile...
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Under the Ashes

Cindy Rankin · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Eleven-year-old Elizabeth "Littlebeth" Morgan would rather race the boys, chase skunks, and read about bandits than act like a lady. When she whacks the head off a rattlesnake, her parents decide it's the last straw. They send her to live with her maiden aunt Sally in San Francisco...
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Barkus.

Patricia Maclachlan · Chronicle Books
Pages: 43
Format: Hardcover

Meet Barkus. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family.The exuberant Barkus and his lucky young owner whirl and twirl across the pages of this delightful pre-chapter book series from award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan. The accessible text is ideal for even the newest independent...
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Bones of the Sun God

PETER VEGAS · Aladdin
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Sam Force travels to Belize to investigate an ancient and evil secret society in this second novel of the Pyramid Hunters series, which School Library Journal called a mix of "Indiana Jones, National Treasure, and The Da Vinci Code."Sam heads to Belize to continue his investigation...
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Pablo and Birdy

Alison McGhee · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A boy who drifted into the seaside town of Isla as a baby searches for answers about where he and his parrot came from in this charmer of a tale laced with magical realism from New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee.The seaside town of Isla has many stories, the most notable being...
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A Dash of Dragon

HEIDI LANG · Aladdin
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

"This novel is a recipe for success." - Kirkus Reviews A thirteen-year-old chef has a lot to prove as she tries to run a five-star restaurant, repay a greedy loan shark, and outsmart the Elven mafia in this entertaining novel that combines all the best ingredients - fantasy,...
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Cyclone

DOREEN CRONIN · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Nora's whole world plummets faster than the Cyclone roller coaster when her cousin Riley falls into a coma that Nora thinks is her fault in this warm, big-hearted debut middle grade novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Doreen Cronin.Riding the Cyclone, the world famous Coney...
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Tricked

Jen Calonita · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 251
Format: Hardcover

Things are changing at Fairy Tale Reform School.At least, that's what Gilly's heard through the Enchantasia rumor mill. Word is, notorious trickster Rumpelstiltskin has taken over management from Headmistress Flora, and he's locked down the school tighter than the Pied Piper's pants. Not that...
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Yours Truly

Heather Vogel Frederick · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

Another wild mystery needs to be solved and it's up to the Pumpkin Falls Private Eyes to solve it in this hilarious follow up to the heartwarming middle grade mystery, Absolutely Truly.Even Truly Lovejoy has to admit that teeny-tiny Pumpkin Falls, New Hampshire, has its charms - like the annual...
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The Marvelwood Magicians

DIANE ZAHLER · Boyds Mills Press
Format: Hardcover

Eleven-year-old Mattie Marvelwood comes from a family of traveling performers. Her dad is an illusionist; her mom is a fortune-teller; her brother has a vanishing act; and she herself is a mind-reader. But the Marvelwoods have a deep secret. The acts they perform at carnivals, fairs, and circuses...
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The Charming Life of Izzy Malone

Jenny Lundquist · Aladdin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Izzy Malone, a spunky girl who wants to be part of an elite rowing club, must first attend a very unique charm school in this first novel of a brand-new duology from the author of Seeing Cinderella and Plastic Polly.Izzy Malone isn't your typical sixth grader. She wears camouflage combat...
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It's a Fungus Among Us: The Good, the Bad & the Downright Scary

CARLA BILLUPS · MoonDance Press
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

In It's a Fungus Among Us, you'll meet the wild group of organisms that can turn ants into zombies and eat trillions of pounds of feces every day. They also make cheese stretchy, add sour tastes to candy, and make bread rise! Historically, they've been blamed for the potato famine and the Salem...
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Holly Farb and the Princess of the Galaxy

Gareth Wronski · Aladdin
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Guardians of the Galaxy meets Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in this laugh-out-loud funny debut novel about a girl's journey into space and beyond to find her place in the universe.Holly Farb is not the Princess of the Galaxy. She may be top of the class in every subject, but she can't...
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Patina

JASON REYNOLDS · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons in this follow-up to the National Book Award finalist Ghost by New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds.Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds...
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A Big Day for Baseball

MARY POPE OSBORNE · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Meet Jackie Robinson and solve a mystery in the #1 bestselling Magic Tree House chapter book series! PLAY BALL! Jack and Annie aren't great baseball players . . . yet! Then Morgan the librarian gives them magical baseball caps that will make them experts. They just need to wear the caps...
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Panda-monium

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle's resident sleuth when the zoo's newest addition goes missing - before she even arrives! - in Panda-monium, the latest novel in Stuart Gibbs's FunJungle series.FunJungle is frenzied, awaiting the arrival of its most thrilling animal yet - Li Ping...
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Exit Strategy

LAUREN ALLBRIGHT · Aladdin
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Ross tries to discover the formula for being funny and getting his new classmates to like him in this laugh-out-loud debut novel!Ross Stevens has changed schools twelve times in the last three years but when his beloved Pops becomes ill, Ross and his mom must plant roots...
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Secret Origins

James Riley · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

Bethany travels to a new fictional world to rescue her father in this third book in the New York Times bestselling series, Story Thieves--which was called a "fast-paced, action-packed tale" by School Library Journal--from the author of the Half Upon a Time trilogy. Owen and Bethany...
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The Great Troll Rescue

Tom Percival · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Meet Jack and his talking chicken Betsy, Red, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and a host of other Little Legends as they have fantastic new adventures! Get to know your favorite fairytale characters like never before in this magical new book series. What starts as an adventure ends in disaster...
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The Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar: An Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Words!

Heidi Fiedler · Walter Foster Pub
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Get kids excited about learning! The Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar is a hilariously illustrated, quirky, and fun guide that kids will love!Turn each page in this book to learn a new basic grammar concept, including alliteration, similes, hyperbole, and much more, turning what can at times...
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Scenes from the Epic Life of a Total Genius

Stacey Matson · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Lights! Camera! Action!Arthur Bean is ready to have the best year any eighth grader has ever had. The awesome zombie movie he's writing with BFF Robbie Zack is definitely going to be a blockbuster. He even has a girlfriend. Yes, that's right, a GIRLFRIEND! With everything lined...
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Super Max and the Mystery of Thornwood's Revenge

Susan Vaught · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

It's going to take more than a knack for electronics and a supercharged wheelchair for twelve-year-old Max to investigate a haunted mansion in Edgar Award-winning author Susan Vaught's latest middle grade mystery.Max has always been a whiz with electronics (just take a look at her turbo-charged...
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Rules for Thieves

ALEXANDRA OTT · Aladdin
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

After twelve-year-old orphan, Alli Rosco, is cursed with a deadly spell, she must join the legendary Thieves Guild in order to try and save herself in this high-stakes debut.Twelve-year-old Alli Rosco is smart, resourceful, and totally incapable of keeping her mouth shut. Some of these...
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Siren Sisters

Dana Langer · Aladdin
Pages: 247
Format: Print book

A soon-to-be siren finds herself responsible for the lives of her sisters and the fisherman they curse in this haunting debut novel. Now that I know the truth, I sometimes picture my sisters in headlights, the way they would have looked on that cold February night, armed with shovels and pickaxes,...
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Under Locker and Key

Allison K Hymas · Aladdin
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Eleven-year-old Jeremy Wilderson teams up with his rival crime fighter to stop the stealing spree that's wreaking havoc on Scottsville Middle School in this action-packed MAX novel.Jeremy Wilderson is not a thief. In fact, he is his middle school's one and only retrieval specialist....
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Serafina and the Splintered Heart

ROBERT BEATTY · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The storms are coming... Something has happened to Serafina. She has awoken into a darkness she does not understand, scarred from a terrible battle, only to find that life at Biltmore Estate has changed in unimaginable ways. Old friends do unthinkable things and enemies seem all around.
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Two Times a Traitor

Karen Bass · Pajama Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Angry over his family's recent move and current enforced holiday in Halifax, twelve-year-old Laz Berenger rebels against a guided tour of the Citadel and sets out to explore on his own. In one dark tunnel, his St. Christopher medal burns suddenly hot. There's a strange smell, and Laz blacks...
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Warren the 13th and the Whispering Woods: A Novel

Tania Del Rio · Quirk Books
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

When his uncle causes the hotel to fall and stop functioning, Warren must travel into the dangerous Malwoods to rescue the hotel and his friends from evil Queen Calvina, who sees the hotel as the perfect way to spread her control and power.
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Biometrics: Your Body and the Science of Security

Maria Birmingham · Owlkids
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Biometrics -- the science of using the body to identify a person -- is everywhere, not just in science fiction, but in everyday life. Today, biometrics is on the cutting edge of security. It's used for access into banks and airports, as well as to keep money and personal information...
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Return to the Secret Garden

Holly Webb · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

As she turned it the door creaked a little and opened inwards...The only friend Emmie Hatton has ever had at the Craven Home for Orphaned Children is Lucy, the little black kitten that visits her on the fire escape every day. But when the children of Craven Home are evacuated out of London...
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Wicked Bugs

AMY STEWART · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Did you know there are zombie bugs that not only eat other bugs but also inhabit and control their bodies? There's even a wasp that delivers a perfectly-placed sting in a cockroach's brain and then leads the roach around by its antennae - like a dog on a leash. Scorpions glow...
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Marine Science for Kids: Exploring and Protecting Our Watery World, Includes Cool Careers and 21 Activities

JOSH HESTERMANN · CHICAGO REVIEW
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Marine Science for Kids is a colorful, comprehensive, friendly guide to exploring the underwater world. While including all the ocean animals kids love, it delves much deeper into the complete science of aquatic study, including geology, chemistry, and biology in both salt- and freshwater...
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The Girl with the Ghost Machine

LAUREN DESTEFANO · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When Emmaline Beaumont's father started building the ghost machine, she didn't expect it to bring her mother back from the dead. But by locking himself in the basement to toil away at his hopes, Monsieur Beaumont has become obsessed with the contraption and neglected the living, and Emmaline...
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle

Deborah Lee Rose · Persnickety Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

BEAUTY AND THE BEAK is a new, nonfiction picture book about Beauty, the wild bald eagle that made world news when she was illegally shot, rescued, and received a pioneering, 3D-printed prosthetic beak. BEAUTY AND THE BEAK follows Beauty close up from the moment she uses her baby beak to emerge...
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Bodyguard: Recruit

CHRIS BRADFORD · Philomel Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A new action-packed adventure series for young fans of Alex Rider and Jason Bourne--with the first four books publishing simultaneously. Binge read for summer!Teenage kickboxing champion Connor Reeves is determined to do his father, a former special forces soldier, proud. Recruited into...
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When the Rain Comes

Alma Fullerton · Pajama Press Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

It is time to plant the rice crop in Malini's Sri Lankan community, and the little girl is both excited and nervous to help for the first time. What if she does it wrong? Will she be responsible if the crop fails? When the oxcart rumbles in loaded with seedlings, she reluctantly agrees...
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Clara Humble: Quiz Whiz

Anna Humphrey · Owlkids
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

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Feathers and Hair, What Animals Wear

Jennifer Ward · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of Mama Built a Little Nest comes an oh-so-clever picture book that explores the feathers, fur, skin, or hair that different animals wear!Some animals wear feathers. Some animals wear hair. Some animals wear prickly spines and roam without a care! At first...
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The Carpenter

BRUNA BARROS · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A book to read with your eyes and your heart . . . "A young boy abandons his beloved electronics when an old-fashioned yellow-jointed tape measure causes his imagination to run wild, in The Carpenter, a wordless expression of the simple joys found in exploration and creative play....
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I Totally Funniest: A Middle School Story

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Pattersons bestselling I FUNNY series Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest...
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I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

In this follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller I Funny, middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world--and he won't let the fact that he's wheelchair-bound stand in his way. After winning the New York state finals in the Planet's Funniest...
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I Funny: A Middle School Story

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Jamie Grimm is a middle schooler on a mission: he wants to become the world's greatest standup comedian--even if he doesn't have a lot to laugh about these days. He's new in town and stuck living with his aunt, uncle, and their evil son Stevie, a bully who doesn't let Jamie's...
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Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Seeks a Fortune

Jane O'Connor · HarperCollins
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Nancy Clancy learns about starting a business in the seventh chapter book in the Nancy Clancy chapter book series by New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser!At first, Nancy Clancy thinks how great it would be to be wealthy - that's elegant for rich. With the help...
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Over and Under the Pond

Kate Messner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to life a secret underwater world. In this book, readers will discover the plants and animals that make up the rich, interconnected...
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Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map

James Dean · Harperfestival
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a fun, epic sea adventure with Captain Pete in Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map! Includes over 30 fun stickers. When Captain Pete discovers a treasure map, he and his crew are ready to set out and sail the seas to find the buried...
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Super Turbo Saves the Day!

Lee Kirby · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

He's not just the class pet hamster, he's SUPER TURBO! In this brand-new series that's packed with adventure, Captain Awesome's loyal sidekick is the star of the show!You know Turbo as the crime-fighting hamster from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually...
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Under Their Skin

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix comes the first book in a brand-new thrilling series about twins who are on a quest to discover the secrets being kept by their new family.Nick and Eryn's mom is getting remarried, and the twelve-year-old twins are skeptical...
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