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Black Panther The Young Prince

RONALD L SMITH · Marvel Press
Pages: 272
Format: Book

Life is comfortable for twelve-year-old T'Challa in his home of Wakanda, an isolated, technologically advanced African nation. When he's not learning how to rule a kingdom from his father-the reigning Black Panther-or testing out the latest tech, he's off breaking rules with...

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Ingrid Law · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 356
Format: Book

Gypsy Beaumont has always been a whirly-twirly free spirit, so as her thirteenth birthday approaches, she hopes to get a magical ability that will let her fly, or dance up to the stars. Instead, she wakes up on her birthday with blurry vision . . . and starts seeing flashes of the future...

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Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

Nora Raleigh Baskin · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 197
Format: Book

From the critically acclaimed author of Anything But Typical comes a touching look at the days leading up to the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and how that day impacted the lives of four middle schoolers.

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Word of Mouse

James Patterson · Little
Pages: 304
Format: Book

What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky--which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. That's right--Isaiah can read, and write. He can also talk to humans...if any of them are willing to listen! After a dramatic escape...

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The Dead Gentleman

Matthew Cody · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Eleven-year-old orphan Tommy Learner's world in 1900 New York City collides with that of twelve-year-old, modern-day Jezebel Lemon in the basement of her apartment building, where together they must use the portals between worlds to thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain...

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Who Was Dr. Seuss?

Janet B Pascal · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 103
Format: Paperback

Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books- like his classic The Cat in the Hat. This biography, with black-and-white...

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Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

Phillip M Hoose · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 148
Format: Hardcover

B95 can feel it: a stirring in his bones and feathers. It's time. Today is the day he will once again cast himself into the air, spiral upward into the clouds, and bank into the wind.

He wears a black band on his lower right leg and an orange flag on his upper left, bearing...

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Crushing It

Joanne Levy · Aladdin M!X
Pages: 240
Format: Book

Middle school is bad enough for braces-wearing, manga-loving, uncoordinated Kat, but helping her two best friends get together will mean that Kat has no chance of winning Tyler's affection for herself.


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Sylvia & Aki

Winifred Conkling · Tricycle Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Here is the remarkable story based on true events of Sylvia Mendez and Aki Munemitsu, two ordinary girls living in extraordinary times. When Sylvia and her brothers are not allowed to register at the same school Aki attended and are instead sent to a “Mexican” school, the stage...

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A Prince among Frogs

E. D. Baker · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Princess Millie and her fiancé, Audun, are busy planning their wedding when disaster strikes. Millie's baby brother, Felix, has been kidnapped, and with the kingdom's best witches away, it's up to Millie and Audun to rescue him. Fans will be delighted with this funny...
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