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Torn

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Still reeling from their experiences in Roanoke in 1600, Jonah and Katherine arrive in 1611 only moments before a mutiny on Henry Hudson’s ship in the icy waters of James Bay. But things are messed up: they’ve lost the real John Hudson, and they find what seems to be the fabled...
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The Ocean Within

V M Caldwell · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

Many children at some point wonder whether they are adopted. In The Ocean Within, Elizabeth knows she is adopted and feels she cannot trust the welcome offered by her new family, the Sheridans. As she and her new siblings and cousins head to the beach for a vacation at Grandma's house,...
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Big Nate Strikes Again

Lincoln Peirce · HarperCollins
Format: Print book

In this New York Times bestselling second book in the Big Nate series, Nate will surpass all others! But Nate's stuck working with Gina, his all-time enemy, who just might ruin everything! Will Nate win or lose? Pass or fail? Or end up in detention . . . again? Includes "How-To...
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The Seer of Shadows

Avi · HarperCollins
Pages: 202
Format: Book

Newbery Medalist Avi weaves one of his most suspenseful and scary tales - about a ghost who has to be seen to be believed and must be kept from carrying out a horrifying revenge. The time is 1872. The place is New York City. Horace Carpetine has been raised to believe in science and rationality....
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Barnaby Grimes: Legion of the Dead

Paul Stewart · David Fickling Books
Format: Print book

“The corpses swayed where they stood, their bony arms outstretched before them and tattered sleeves hanging limply in the foggy air. I smelled the sourness of the sewers about them; that, and the sweet whiff of death. Their sunken eyes bored into mine. I was surrounded. . . .”...
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DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Civilizations

Joseph Fullman · DK CHILDREN; Har/Cdr edition
Format: Hardcover

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. The newest entry in the Eyewitness series, this comprehensive guide introduces young readers to some of the most...
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Get Ready for Jetty!: My Journal About ADHD and Me

Jeanne Kraus · Magination; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Meet Jetty. She is just starting fourth grade. Jetty likes: karate, cartwheels, reading, and cookie dough ice cream. Jetty dislikes: girlie girls, anything pink, and writing in complete sentences!Jetty writes about these things as well as her recent ADHD diagnosis in her diary. Although...
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Middle School: Big Fat Liar

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Previously published as Middle School: My Brother is a Big Fat Liar. From blockbuster author James Patterson comes the third installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling Middle School series! Georgia Khatchadorian--the sister of the star of the first two Middle School books, Rafe Khatchadorian--plans...
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See More Readers: Knights and Castles - Level 3

Seymour Simon · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

SeeMore Readers are designed for every young reader. Large, bright pictures instantly engage readers in the subject. Exciting yet simple text provides the information that kids, parents, and teachers wantfrom key facts to fascinating trivia. Each Reader is a fun invitation to read, observe,...
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Lawn Boy Returns

Gary Paulsen · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 101
Format: Print book

Gary Paulsen's funny follow-up to Lawn Boy is full of big surprises and big laughs. Lawn Boy says: The summer I was twelve, mowing lawns with Grandpa's old riding mower turned into big business. With advice from Arnold the stockbroker, I learned all about making money. Six weeks and hundred...
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Fish Finelli

E.S. Farber · Chronicle Books; Reprint edition
Format: Book

When the Whooping Hollow town bully, Bryce Billings, bets Fish Finelli that he can't find Captain Kidd's treasure, Fish and his best buds Roger and T. J. must embark on a quest to find the long-lost booty! Between sneaking into the library to track down Captain Kidd's treasure...
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The Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable Species

Peter Lourie · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In The Manatee Scientists, John Reynolds does an aerial count of manatees from the Florida sky; Lucy Keith spends a weekend rescuing manatees trapped in a dam in Senegal; and Fernando Rosas takes the author on an Amazonian boat trip, looking for a young manatee he released back into the wild,...
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Empire of Bones

N. D. Wilson · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Fans of both Percy Jackson and Indiana Jones will be captivated by the lost civilizations, ancient secrets, and buried treasure found in the third book of the Ashtown Burials series, an action-packed adventure by the author of 100 Cupboards. Cyrus and Antigone Smith have thwarted Dr. Phoenix's...
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The Chaos King

Laura Ruby · HarperCollins; hardcover edition
Pages: 325
Format: Hardcover

In a city filled with wonders, one girl can do the most wonderful thing of all. Georgie is special. Not only is she the one person who can disappear at will, but since she found her parents, she's become The Richest Girl in the Universe. She may be special, but is she lucky? Her parents...
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