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Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road

Priscilla Galloway · Annick Press
Pages: 164
Format: Print book

A gripping account of three dramatic journeys that changed history. The fabled Silk Road conjures up the sights, smells and sounds of faraway lands. But traveling the Silk Road took years, and those who set out encountered bandits, starvation and treacherous storms. Adventures on the Ancient...
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Race to the Bottom of the Sea

LINDSAY EAGAR · Candlewick
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Can a clever young inventor uncover a ruthless pirate's heart of gold? Thrilling sea adventure takes on a hint of steampunk in the second book by the author of the acclaimed Hour of the Bees.When her parents, the great marine scientists Dr. and Dr. Quail, are killed in a tragic accident,...
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Theodore Boone: The Activist

John Grisham · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 289
Format: Print book

Theodore Boone is back, and he's facing his most dangerous case yet. As Strattenburg sits divided over a hot political and environmental issue, Theo finds himself in the middle of the battle. When he uncovers corruption beneath the surface, Theo will confront bigger risks than ever to himself...
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Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

R J Palacio · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

Over 2 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Readers have also been treated to three stories offering a special look at Auggie's world through new points of view. Previously...
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Goal!: The Fire and Fury of Soccer's Greatest Moment

Mark Stewart · 21st Century
Format: Book

What goal caused the most legendary celebration in soccer history? Who invented the bicycle kick? Who was the first player to score 1,000 goals? Get the full story on scoring goals in soccer, from the earliest days to the present. This book is full of facts about the sport's greatest...
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UFiles #1: A Dark Inheritance

Chris d'Lacey · Scholastic Press
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Chris d'Lacey comes a brand-new action-adventure series!When Michael Malone discovers his supernatural ability to alter reality, he is recruited by an organization dedicated to investigating strange and paranormal phenomena. He joins in hopes of finding...
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The Magic School Bus And The Climate Challenge

Joanna Cole · Scholastic Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Trust the bestselling science series of all time to get down to the facts on global warming, so kids can understand the crisis - and how they can help solve it.Like it or not, global warming is a hot topic, and it will affect the younger generation the most. So why not turn to the teacher...
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The Doldrums

Nicholas Gannon · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read out loud." - New York TimesHave you ever wanted to hold a little piece of the impossible? Lavishly illustrated in full color, The Doldrums is an extraordinary debut about friendship, imagination,...
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Century #4: Dragon of Seas

Pierdomenico Baccalario · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In the fourth installment of the Century Quartet, Italian author P. D. Baccalario concludes the mystery that took four cities and four extraordinary kids to solve.SHANGHAI, SEPTEMBER 19.As the equinox approaches, Sheng, Elettra, Harvey, and Mistral know they must come together one last...
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Kingdom Keepers V: Shell Game

Ridley Pearson · Disney-Hyperion; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

As the Disney Fantasy joins the cruise fleet, a special treat is in store for guests aboard its inaugural sail from Cape Canaveral to Los Angeles: the Disney Host Interactive teenage guides will be part of the Fantasy crew.Finn, Maybeck, Charlene, Willa, and Philby are to attend the cruise...
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Rise of the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ride with the tide! Deep beneath the waves, King Triton's powerful trident has passed through the magical barrier that surrounds the Isle of the Lost-keeping villains in and magic out. And when Mal's longtime rival Uma, daughter of Ursula, gets wind of this, she can't believe her luck....
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The Door Within: The Door Within Trilogy - Book One

Wayne Thomas Batson · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 349
Format: Paperback

There is an unseen world of good and evil where nightmares are fought and hope is reborn. Enter The Door Within. Aidan Thomas is miserable. Within two weeks, Aidan's life is completely uprooted as his parents move the family across the country to care for his ailing grandfather. The quiet...
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Timeriders the Infinity Cage Book 9

Alex Scarrow · Puffin
Format: Print book

Liam OConnor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose to prevent time travel destroying history...
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Of Giants and Ice

Shelby Bach · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 346
Format: Hardcover

When Rory realizes fairy tales are the real deal at Ever After School, she embarks on a classic quest to fulfill her destiny.Rory Landon has spent her whole life being known as the daughter of a famous movie star mom and director dad. So when she begins a new after-school program and no one knows...
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Rebecca and the Movies

Jacqueline Greene · American Girl
Format: Hardcover

On her tenth birthday, Rebecca can hardly believe it when cousin Max invites her to join him for a day at his movie studio to watch a movie being made! Although her parents don't approve of actors or movies, Mama relents and says Rebecca may go. At the studio, Rebecca meets the glamorous...
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