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Grilled Cheese and Dragons #1

Nancy Krulik · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Meet the princess who'd rather wear a suit of armor than a crown!Princess Serena (or as she prefers, Princess Pulverizer) doesn't want to be a princess--she wants to be knight! But her father, King Alexander of Empiria, thinks she still has a lot to learn when it comes to exhibiting...
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Carnival Magic

Amy Ephron · Philomel Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This companion to Castle In the Mist features a mysterious carnival, an ominous psychic, and a wind that whisks Tess and Max away from their vacation in South Devon, England. Which fantastical world will they find this time?Tess and Max are back in England for another summer with their...
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Martha and the Slave Catchers

HARRIET HYMAN ALONSO · Triangle Square
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Thirteen-year-old Martha Bartlett insists on being a part of the Underground Railroad rescue to bring her brother Jake back home to their abolitionist community in Connecticut. It's 1854 and though African-Americans and mixed-race peoples in the north are supposed to be free, seven-year-old...
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Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You!

Marley Dias · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

In this accessible guide with an introduction by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Marley Dias explores activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and using social media for good. Drawing from her experience, Marley shows kids how they can galvanize their...
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Save Me a Seat

Sarah Weeks · Scholastic Pr
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL.Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine until his best friends moved away and left him on his own. Ravi's family just moved to America from India, and he's finding...
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Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

ANGELA DOMINGUEZ · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In her first middle-grade novel, award-winning picture book author and illustrator Angela Dominguez tells a heartwarming story based on her own experiences growing up Mexican-American. Stella Diaz loves marine animals, especially her betta fish, Pancho. But Stella Diaz is not a betta fish....
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Impact!: Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World

Elizabeth Rusch · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Asteroids bombard our atmosphere all the time. Some are harmless, burning up in a flash of light. But others explode with a great sonic boom, smashing windows and throwing people to the ground. Worst of all, some asteroids strike our planet, blasting out massive craters and destroying everything...
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