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Otherwood

PETE HAUTMAN · Candlewick
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What happened in the woods that day? Pete Hautman's riveting middle-grade novel touches on secrets and mysteries - and the power of connections with family and friends."Hatred combined with lies and secrets can break the world." Grandpa Zach used to say that before he died,...
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Refugee

ALAN GRATZ · Scholastic Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft,...
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Minecraft: The Island: A Novel

BALLANTINE. · Del Rey
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Minecraft: The Island by Max Brooks, #1 New York Times bestselling author of World War Z, is the first official Minecraft novel. In the tradition of iconic stories like Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island, Minecraft: The Island will tell the story of a new hero stranded in the world of Minecraft,...
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Star Wars The Mighty Chewbacca in the Forest of Fear

TOM ANGLEBERGER · Disney Lucasfilm Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

When Chewbacca the Wookiee finds out that a job he thought was just ferrying tooka cats is actually much more, he's excited to have something to do! But when he, a young bounty hunter/librarian, and a droll cargo droid--who, unbeknownst to the others is rebel spy droid K-2SO--land in the middle...
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Endling #1: The Last

Katherine Applegate · HarperCollins
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning powerhouse author Katherine Applegate is back with an epic new middle grade animal fantasy series that delivers both the heart and emotional heft we loved in The One and Only Ivan and her signature action-packed adventure from the Animorphs series. --This text refers...
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Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret

TRUDI TRUEIT · Under the Stars
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Adventure, danger, and a thrilling global mission await 12-year-old Cruz Coronado as he joins an elite school for explorers.Cruz leaves his tranquil home in Hawaii to join 23 talented kids from around the globe to train at the Explorer Academy with the world's leading scientists to become...
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Annie's Life in Lists

Kristin Mary Mahoney · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

If you love kids like: 1. Anatastia Krupnik2. Ramona Quimby3. The Penderwicksthen you will love Annie! For Annie, lists are how she keeps her whole life in order. And there is a lot to keep track of!Annie's a shy fifth grader with an incredible memory and a love of making lists. It helps...
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