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Fears

Art Baltazar · Stone Arch Books
Format: Hardcover

Campfire bonding continues as the members of the team share their background stories as well as their hopes and fears. But when do these team-building exchanges cross over into TMI territory? How about when Superboy tells everyone how hes thinking of taking out Superman?,
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The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 2: Breakaway

Jeff Hirsch · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 189
Format: Hardcover

A Nightmare Come TrueAs a member of the most powerful family history has ever known, thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill has been shot at, kidnapped, and even thrown into a pit with a deadly snake. He's survived it all due to luck, smarts, and his older sister, Amy, who always sticks by his side.Now...
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Aisha the Princess and the Pea Fairy

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Happily Ever After?Once upon a time, Rachel and Kirsty were excited to attend the special Fairy Tale Festival at TipTop Castle. But when Jack Frost steals the Fairy Tale Fairies' magic items, stories everywhere get all jumbled up. Even worse, characters from inside the books are coming...
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Champions of Breakfast

Adam Rex · Balzer Bray
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Artemis Fowl and Percy Jackson and the Olympians will definitely want to read Champions of Breakfast, the final book in Adam Rex's acclaimed Cold Cereal Saga, which Eoin Colfer called "totally original and wholly brilliant."When we last left our kid heroes, Emily had managed...
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Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

Susan Tan · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Meeting Cilla felt like making a new best friend." -- Grace Lin, bestselling author of Newbery Honor book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Priscilla "Cilla" Lee-Jenkins is on a tight deadline. Her baby sister is about to be born, and Cilla needs to become a bestselling...
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Marvelous Measurement

Lisa Arias · Rourke Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Jocular titles and rhyming text aside, these slim volumes each provide short, straightforward definitions, explanations, and plentiful demonstration problems set in large print numerals. Photographs and small pictorial elements are used...
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Bite-Sized Magic

Kathryn Littlewood · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

This third book in Kathryn Littlewood's acclaimed Bliss trilogy mixes the down-home heart punch of Ingrid Law's Newbery Honor Book, Savvy, the always-on-the-edge-of-chaos comedy of Cheaper by the Dozen, and a humorous magic all its own to create a thoroughly original confection,...
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Funky Fractions

Lisa Arias · Rourke Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Jocular titles and rhyming text aside, these slim volumes each provide short, straightforward definitions, explanations, and plentiful demonstration problems set in large print numerals. Photographs and small pictorial elements are used...
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I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 95
Format: Paperback

The beast beneath the mountain is restless... No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes -- and always goes back to sleep. But Marcus is afraid. He knows...
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Big Nate: Mr. Popularity

Lincoln Peirce · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 210
Format: Paperback

The fourth Big Nate comic compilation in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce, in full color!Big Nate is a New York Times bestseller and the star of his own comic strip.Here comes the latest comic compilation from Lincoln Peirce, all about king of detention and cartooning...
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The Book of Dares for Lost Friends

Jane Kelley · Feiwel & Friends
Format: Hardcover

Val and Lanora have been friends forever. Val expects their relationship to stay the same. But after they start middle school, Lanora decides to reinvent herself. Her parents have split up, and she wants to rise above that. Unfortunately Lanora's choices lead her into trouble. Val hates...
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Lego

Sara Green · Pilot
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about Lego. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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The Dragon, the Phoenix, and the Beautiful Pearl: A Chinese Dragon Spirit Myth

Anita Yasuda · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Book

The Chinese people often told stories that taught the listener about their land. The dragon was thought to be a gentle creature that protected one of the points of the compass. In this myth, the dragon and the phoenix become mountains to protect a beauti
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TIME For Kids Explorers: Robots

Mark Shulman · Time For Kids
Format: Hardcover

Robots is the first book in an exciting, new series fro­­­m TIME For Kids. Aimed squarely at readers who want to know more, this book answers the questions that children ages 8-12 want to learn the answers to.Do you know what makes something a robot? Can you name the six types of robots?...
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Jessica Darling's It List: The

Megan McCafferty · Poppy
Format: Hardcover

I hadnt even gotten to homeroom yet and Id already discovered five hard truths about junior high1. My best friend had turned pretty. 2. She didnt know it yet. 3. It wouldnt be long before she did. 4. That knowledge would change everything between us. 5. And there wasnt a thing I could do about...
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