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The Way of the Samurai

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks; Original edition
Format: Print book

Each Geronimo book is fast-paced, with lively full-color art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love.When Wild Willie showed up at my door and invited me to travel with him to Japan, I jumped at the chance. We were in search of an ancient, legendary samurai scroll that holds the secret...
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The School Nurse From The Black Lagoon

Mike Thaler · Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

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Mountain Dog

Margarita Engle · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 215
Format: Hardcover

When Tony's mother is sent to jail, he is sent to stay with a great uncle he has never met in Sierra Nevada. It is a daunting move -- Tony's new world bears no semblance to his previous one. But slowly, against a remote and remarkable backdrop, the scars from Tony's troubled past begin...
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The Dragon's Tooth

N. D. Wilson · Random House Books for Young Readers; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

N D Wilson author of Leepike Ridge and Cupboards returns with an action-packed adventure that will captivate fans of both Percy Jackson and Indiana Jones with lost civilizations ancient secrets and buried treasureFor two years Cyrus and Antigone Smith have run a sagging roadside motel...
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The Diamond of Darkhold: The Fourth Book of Ember (Books of Ember)

Jeanne DuPrau · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Library Binding

It’s been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn up and missing most of its pages, it alludes to a mysterious...
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Bad Unicorn

Platte F. Clark · Aladdin
Pages: 423
Format: Hardcover

In this start to a hilarious middle-grade fantasy trilogy, Max Spencer discovers that a killer unicorn is hunting him.It wasn't Max Spencer's idea to fight robots, lead an army, or save the world - it just so happens that he's the only living person who can read the most fantastical book...
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If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge

Marc Aronson · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Print book

What are the secrets of the ancient stone circle? Were the carefully placed stones a burial site, an ancient calendar, a place of Druid worship...or even a site of sacrifice? World-renowned archaeologist Mike Parker-Pearson has spent the last seven years on a quest to answer these and many...
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Some Kind of Happiness

Claire Legrand · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

Reality and fantasy collide in this heartfelt and mysterious novel for fans of Counting by 7s and Bridge to Terabithia, about a girl who must save a magical make-believe world in order to save herself.Things Finley Hart doesn't want to talk about: -Her parents, who are having problems....
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Blood Tide : a Never Land book

Dave Barry; Ridley Pearson; Greg Call · Disney Editions
Format: Hardcover

While investigating the strange behavior of the once-peaceful mermaids, the Lost Boys battle their old nemesis, Captain Hook, whose evil plan threatens to destroy the Mollusk village and change life on Neverland Island forever.
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Cheesie Mack Is Cool in a Duel

Stephen L Cotler · Random House
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

Cheesie and Georgie are back, and this time they're off to the greatest summer camp in Maine. As the oldest of the Little Guy campers, they'll get to make the campfires and choose the sports teams. It's sure to be their best summer yet!Then disaster strikes. Cheesie and Georgie...
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Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Mary Beth Leatherdale · Annick Press
Pages: 56
Format: Paperback

The phenomenon of desperate refugees risking their lives to reach safety is not new. For hundreds of years, people have left behind family, friends, and all they know in hope of a better life. This book presents five true stories about young people who lived through the harrowing experience...
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Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy #5: The Volcano of Fire

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Geronimo's fifth journey to the Kingdom of Fantasy!I, Geronimo Stilton, was amazed to find myself in the Kingdom of Fantasy for a fifth time. The elves had called me there. The Volcano of Fire had been mysteriously reawakened!On top of that, the Princess of the Fairies had been kidnapped....
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The Dreadful Revenge of Ernest Gallen

James Lincoln Collier · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 240
Format: Book

In the quiet town of Magnolia, someone is a' haunting, making people do awfully weird things. Eugene knows because he's being haunted, too. His friend Sonny's dad walked right off of a building and fell to his death, and then another friend's dad crashed his car into a tree....
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The Romeo and Juliet Code

Phoebe Stone · Scholastic, Inc.
Format: Paperback

SEVEN MYSTERIOUS LETTERS, A BOY WITH BROWN SUGAR EYES, A FIRST BIG CRUSH. WHEN FELICITY'S GLAMOROUS PARENTS LEAVE HER WITH DISTANT RELATIVES IN MAINE, FELICITY ISN'T HAPPY. HER UNCLE GIDEON HIDES THINGS. THERE'S AN ODD PERSON IN THE HOUSE WHO WON'T COME OUT OF HIS ROOM....
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