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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....
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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