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Time Traveling with a Hamster

Ross Welford - Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 426
Format: Print book

Back to the Future meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in this original, poignant, race-against-time story about a boy who travels back to 1984 to save his father's life.

My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty-nine and again four years...
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Mount Rushmore

Kirsten Chang - Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Carved into Americas heartland, Mount Rushmore celebrates four presidents who made America what it is today. This symbol of freedom is at center stage in this title for beginning readers, highlighting Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln through leveled text and vibrant matching...
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One Half from the East

Nadia Hashimi - Harpercollins
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh - a preteen girl dressed as a boy.Obayda's...
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Wish Girl

Nikki Loftin - Razorbill
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

A dying girl gives a boy the strength to live in this lyrical novel that will break your heart and lift your spirit

Peter Stone's parents and siblings are extroverts, musicians, and yellers - and the louder they get, the less Peter talks, or even moves, until he practically fits...
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The Crossover

Kwame Alexander - HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

2015 Newbery Medal Winner
2015 Coretta Scott King Honor Award Winner
New York Times Bestseller

"With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," announces...

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DK. - DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 48

A fantastic hardcover book that goes inside--literally--to show the inner workings of 13 vehicles from the upcoming movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi(TM) . Each vehicle is full-color, complete with callouts to all the pertinent features of each ship. Accompanying comprehensive text make...
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Balance Keepers, Book 1: The Fires of Calderon

Lindsay Cummings - Katherine Tegen Books
Format: Hardcover

The Fires of Calderonis Book One in Lindsay Cummingss epic Balance Keepers series These exciting fantasy-adventure books are full of magic mystery friendship and humor and are perfect for fans of books like Brandon MullsThe Candy Shop Waror the Unwanteds series by Lisa McMannBestselling...
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Death Adders

Davy Sweazey - Bellwether Media
Format:  Book : Juvenile audience : English

"Engaging images accompany information about death adders. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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Roblox: Where's the Noob?

Official Roblox - HarperFestival
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Embark on a search-and-find adventure with fan-favorite Roblox characters.

Join Builderman, Ezebel: The Pirate Queen, Mr. Bling Bling, and other iconic characters as they journey through the imaginative worlds of Roblox on a quest to find the mischievous Classic Noob.

There are over...

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The Power Down Mystery

Gertrude Chandler Warner - Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

A bad storm hits Greenfield and leaves behind a mystery! With no power or internet, the Boxcar Children will need to put the pieces together the old-fashioned way. It's been a while since the children have powered down. Can they figure out what's going on while being unplugged?
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