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Finding Serendipity

Angelica Banks · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 281
Format: Book

When Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog, Baxterr, discover that Tuesday's mother -- the famous author Serendipity Smith -- has gone missing, they set out on a magical adventure. In their quest to find Serendipity, they discover the mysterious and unpredictable place that stories...

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The Restless Girls

Jessie Burton · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 160
Format: Book

For the twelve daughters of King Alberto, Queen Laurelia's death is a disaster beyond losing a mother. The king decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs, and for the girls, those costs include their lessons, their possessions, and most importantly, their freedom.
But...

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Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 351
Format: Book

Abilene Tucker feels abandoned. Her father has put her on a train, sending her off to live with an old friend for the summer while he works a railroad job. Armed only with a few possessions and her list of universals, Abilene jumps off the train in Manifest, Kansas, aiming to learn about...

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A Clatter of Jars

Lisa Graff · Philomel Books
Pages: 217
Format: Book

In this magical companion to the National Book Award nominee A Tangle of Knots, it's summertime and everyone is heading off to camp. For Talented kids, the place to be is Camp Atropos, where they can sing songs by the campfire, practice for the Talent show, and take some...

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The Hour of Magic

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 310
Format: Book

I, Geronimo Stilton, was amazed to find myself called back to the Kingdom of Fantasy for another adventure. Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, needed my help -- time itself was under threat!
Something evil was making the hands of the magical Tick Tock Timepiece spin faster and faster....

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Moose

Christy Mihaly · Focus Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of moose. Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike.

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Fluffy Strikes Back

Ashley Spires · Kids Can Press
Pages: 72
Format: Paperback

Fluffy Vandermere, the cat sergeant in charge of P.U.R.S.T. (Pets of the Universe Ready for Space Travel), works tirelessly to protect the world from alien (aka bug) domination. It's a big job. The whole planet is Fluffy's space station. All the people in the world are his humans....

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Amazing Stadiums

Ian Graham · Amicus
Format: Book

Superstructures focuses on amazing structures such as bridges, skyscrapers, tunnels and stadiums, describing how these incredible engineering marvels were designed and built.

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Fight for Freedom

Susan Champlin · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Format: Book

Bringing history into an engaging and kid-friendly graphic novel format, the Cartoon Chronicles series returns with a look at the Civil War. As the fighting comes closer to a Virginia plantation, a young slave named Sam escapes to search for his father, who's been conscripted into...

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The Race to Chimney Rock

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT. · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Book

Go west, young pioneer--your journey begins here! In this first leg of your trek on the Oregon Trail, you need to find your way to Chimney Rock--but not without unpredictable challenges ahead. This is the first installment of four books that will take you all the way to Oregon Territory--if...

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Bo at Ballard Creek

Kirkpatrick Hill · Henry Holt
Pages: 278
Format: Book

It's the 1920s, and Bo was headed for an Alaska orphanage when she won the hearts of two tough gold miners who set out to raise her, enthusiastically helped by all the kind people of the nearby Eskimo village.

Bo learns Eskimo along with English, helps in the cookshack, learns...

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The Bolds

Julian Clary · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 266
Format: Book

The Bold family seems fairly normal: they live in a nice house, the parents have good jobs, and they all love to have fun. One slight difference: they're hyenas. That's right - they're covered in fur, have tails tucked into their clothes, and really, really like to laugh....

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The thrifty time traveler's guide to ancient Rome : a handbook for time travelers

Jonathan W Stokes · Penguin Group


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