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Deadpool vs. Carnage

Cullen Bunn · Marvel
Format: Print book

Come one, come all, for the bloodiest showdown the Marvel Universe has ever seen! It's two red-suited madmen for the price of one when Deadpool takes on Carnage in the ultimate batt le of good-crazy vs. bad-crazy! Will Carnage spread Deadpool all over the landscape? Or will Deadpool...
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Alice Hoffman · Wendy Lamb Books, 2015.
Pages: 199
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Alice Hoffman's bewitching Nightbird is perfect for ages 10-13: love and friendship empower a lonely girl to embrace her uniqueness and discover her strengths.

Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. After all, her town...

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A Thousand Pieces of You

Claudia Gray · Harpercollins, 2015.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Cloud Atlas meets Orphan Black in this epic dimension-bending trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray about a girl who must chase her father's killer through multiple dimensions.Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for their groundbreaking achievements....
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An Overview: Who Are the Muslims?

Anbara Wali · Mason Crest Publishers
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

More than 1.6 billion Muslims live throughout the world today, and they can be found in practically every country. Although this has resulted in great diversity, all Muslims are members of the umma, or community, and all share the same basic belief in a single god and his messages about...
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Slaves of Socorro

John A. Flanagan · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the mega-selling Ranger's Apprentice! Hal and his fellow Herons have returned home to Skandia after defeating the pirate captain Zavac and reclaiming Skandia's most prized artifact, the Andomal. With their honor restored, the Herons turn to a new mission: tracking...
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The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp

James M. Deem · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Fort Breendonk was built in the early 1900s to protect Antwerp, Belgium, from possible German invasion. Damaged at the start of World War I, it fell into disrepair . . . until the Nazis took it over after their invasion of Belgium in 1940. Never designated an official concentration camp...
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Black River Falls

Jeff Hirsch · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to remain in the quarantined zone, caring for a group of orphaned kids in a mountain camp with the help of the former brutal school bully, now transformed...
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You Look Different in Real Life

Jennifer Castle · HarperTeen
Pages: 355
Format: Print book

A 2015-2016 Florida Teens Read selection!

Readers of John Green, Sarah Dessen, and Laurie Halse Anderson will be touched by the emotional depth and realistic characters of Jennifer Castle's teen novel You Look Different in Real Life.

Justine charmed the nation...
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Mary Lou Hall · Viking
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Sometimes heroes can be found in the most unlikely places.

Fourteen-year-old Clarence Feather knows no world beyond desolate Mayfair Heights. Three years ago, his mother was killed before his eyes by a stray bullet. When his father becomes unable to keep the family...
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The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily

Rachel Cohn · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 215
Format: Print book

A 2016 Zoella Book Club Pick!

New York Times
bestselling authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan are back together with a life-affirming new holiday romance starring Dash and Lily of Dash & Lily's Book of Dares!

Dash and Lily have had a tough...
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The Secret Hum of a Daisy

Tracy Holczer · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she's found it her mother says it's time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell...
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Road Rash

Mark Huntley Parsons · Random House Childrens Books
Pages: 346
Format: Hardcover

A teenage drummer finds out what life is really like on tour with a rock band in this funny and bittersweet YA novel. For anyone who loved Almost Famous or This Is Spinal Tap. After being dropped from one band, sixteen-year-old drummer Zach gets a chance to go on tour with a much better...
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Half a Creature from the Sea: A Life in Stories

David Almond · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An anthology of dark, powerful and moving short stories from master storyteller David Almond, inspired by his childhood in the north-east of England. It features coming of age stories on the theme of closeness to home, deftly interwoven with illuminating autobiographical pieces on the inspirations...
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The Beauty of Darkness

Mary E Pearson · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

Lia and Rafe have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous - what will happen now? This third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles is not to be missed.

Bestselling author Mary E. Pearson's combination of intrigue, suspense, romance and action make...

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