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How to Make a Kite

Colleen Hord - Rourke Educational Media
Format: Paperback

Flying a kite on a windy day is something everyone loves to do. Learn how to construct your own in t....
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DuckTales: Monsters and Mayhem

Joey Cavalieri - IDW Publishing
Format: Paperback

All-new tales of life in Duckburg inspired by the critically acclaimed Disney Channel series!First, Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby and their friends learn the cost of "The Greatest Adventure, The Greatest Price." They also deal with the "Countdown...
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Wanderville

Wendy McClure - Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC,
Format: Print book

THE FIRST BOOK IN A HISTORICAL SERIES THAT'S PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE BOXCAR CHILDREN!Jack, Frances, and Frances's younger brother Harold have been ripped from the world they knew in New York and sent to Kansas on an orphan train at the turn of the century. As the train chugs closer...
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Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition

Ann M. Martin - GRAPHIX
Format: Paperback

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, is now available in full color! When The Baby-Sitters Club gets into a huge fight, Mary Anne is left to her own devices. She has to eat by herself...
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Coding Games in Python

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY - DK Children
Format: Paperback

A visual step-by-step guide to writing code in Python.Beginners and experienced programmers can use Python to build and play computer games, from mind-bending brainteasers to crazy action games with explosive sound effects and 3-D graphics. Each chapter in Coding Games in Python shows how to construct...
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Middle School: From Hero to Zero

James Patterson - jimmy patterson
Format: Hardcover

James Patterson's bestselling Middle School series is now a major motion picture! Catch up with everyone's favorite troublemaker Rafe Khatchadorian when he gets lost in London on the worst field trip EVER! After a mostly-successful stint at Hills Valley Middle School, Rafe is excited to visit...
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Star Wars: Join the Resistance Attack on Starkiller Base: Book 3

BEN ACKER - Disney Lucasfilm Press
Format: Hardcover

The members of J Squadron are back at it again, fighting the First Order, and trying desperately to be as cool as Poe Dameron. Having escaped the First Order, this ragtag group is on the run--trying to get back to the Resistance before it's too late--in the third book of this hilarious...
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Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America

GAIL JARROW - Calkins Creek
Format: Hardcover

A 2019 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book * A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * A BOOKLIST Editors' Choice * A Washington Post Best Children's Book * A BCCB Blue Ribbon * A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books In this nonfiction title for young readers, acclaimed...
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Ultimate Reptileopedia: The Most Complete Reptile Reference Ever

Christina Wilsdon - National Geographic, 2015.
Format: Print book

The natural world experts at National Geographic present the ultimate reference book on reptiles, design just for kids. Crawling with fascinating facts, lively text, and tons of cool, colorful, images of the weirdest and wackiest reptiles on planet Earth, it is sure to be their coveted,...
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The School for Good and Evil: The Ever Never Handbook

Soman Chainani - Harpercollins
Format: Print book

Wish you could go to the School for Good and Evil? Now you can! Join the ranks of heroes and villains who have walked these hallowed halls and mastered what it takes to be placed in their own fairy tales with The Ever Never Handbook.Soman Chainani's New York Times bestselling series...
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Escape from the Palace

SANTA MONTEFIORE - Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Mission Impossible and James Bond have nothing on this wily bunch of rabbits who are pledged to protect the Queen of England - and the President of the United States - from a dastardly plot in this charming second novel of the Royal Rabbits of London series.Life is an adventure....
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Hero two doors down : a story of friendship between a boy and a baseball legend.

Sharon Robinson - Scholastic (Us)
Format: Print book

Based on the true story of a boy in Brooklyn who became neighbors and friends with his hero, Jackie Robinson. Steven Satlow is an eight-year-old boy living in Brooklyn, New York, which means he only cares about one thing-the Dodgers. Steve and his father spend hours reading the sports pages...
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Cat and Cat #1: Girl Meets Cat

Christophe Cazenove - Papercutz
Format: Paperback

Life was quiet for Cath and her dad, living alone. But when they adopt a cat named Sushi, things get a bit too exciting! Between turning everything into either a personal scratching post or litter box, and the constant cat and mouse game of "love me/leave me alone," Cath and Dad have...
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Volume 17

Ted Anderson - IDW Publishing
Format: Paperback

Discover a heretofore untold part of Equestrias storied history introducing an all-new villain!When a chance purchase leads to a legendary quest for a missing constellation, the ponies reach for the stars and find themselves in the path of their most galactic villain yet... the chaotic...
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Star Wars Adventures in Wild Space The Snare: Book 1

LucasFilm Book Group - Disney Lucasfilm Pr
Format: Print book

It is a time of darkness. With the end of the Clone Wars, and the destruction of the Jedi Order, the evil Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy unopposed. When the parents of Milo and Lina Graf are abducted by agents of the evil Empire while the family is out on a mission mapping the unknown...
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How to Speak Boy

Tiana Smith - Swoon Reads
Format: Hardcover

Two sworn enemies start to fall in love through anonymous notes in How to Speak Boy, a fun and charming YA novel from Tiana Smith.Quinn and Grayson have been fierce speech and debate rivals for years. They can't stand one another, either in competition or in real life. But when their...
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One Half from the East

Nadia Hashimi - Harpercollins
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh - a preteen girl dressed as a boy.Obayda's...
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Adventure Time Vol. 12

CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS - KaBOOM!
Format: Paperback

BMO decided to create the best game in the world and make his best friends be the characters to help liven it up...only, his friends don't know they're inside a game!SOMETHING ISN'T RIGHT HERE . . . Finn and Jake wake up in a world that is not quite the way they remember it--more...
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Who Is George Lucas?

Pam Pollack - Grosset & Dunlap, 2014.
Format: Paperback

As a child his passions were comics and cars, but George Lucas grew up to be one of the most successful filmmakers of all time. He is a producer, screenwriter, director and entrepreneur whose company Lucasfilms pioneered the movie effects that changed the world of animation. He founded...
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Vanished!

James Ponti - Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Florian Bates - the only kid on the FBI Director's speed dial and several international criminals' most wanted lists - must uncover the truth behind a series of middle school pranks that may or may not involve the daughter of the President of the United States in this hilarious second novel...
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Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom (Wayside School Series #4)

Louis Sachar - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

For the first time in twenty-five years, Wayside School is back in session in this brand-new, fourth installment in the perennially beloved and bestselling series by Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar.Welcome back to Wayside School!Your favorite students and teachers are all here....
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Tim Howard

Marylou Kjelle - Mitchell Lane Publishers
Format: Hardcover

In June 2014 all of America was focused on the World Cup Games in Brazil and the match between the United States and Belgium. Belgium won the match, but the US broke a record, and one member of the US team, goalkeeper Tim Howard got all the credit. This story follows the course of Tim Howards...
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Champions of Women's Soccer

Ann Killion - Philomel Books
Format: Hardcover

From the World Cup to the Olympics, from Mia Hamm to Carli Lloyd to Alex Morgan, here is the ultimate guide to Women's Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist.The moment the U.S. Women's Soccer team won the World Cup in 1999, the team's--and the sport's--popularity...
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The Turtle of Oman: A Novel

Naomi Shihab Nye - Greenwillow Books
Format: Hardcover

This accessible, exquisite novel shines with gentle humor and explores themes of moving, family, nature, and immigration. It tells the story of Aref Al-Amri, who must say good-bye to everything and everyone he loves in his hometown of Muscat, Oman, as his family prepares to move to Ann Arbor,...
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Black Canary: Ignite

Meg Cabot - DC Zoom
Format: Paperback

From Meg Cabot, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Princess Diaries!Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance knows exactly what she wants, who she is, and where she's going. First, she'll win the battle of the bands with her two best friends, then she'll join the Gotham...
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What a Waste: Where Does Garbage Go?

Claire Eamer - Annick Press
Format: Paperback

What a Waste! answers the question: when we throw something away, where is "away"? Ever since cave people cracked open seafood shells for dinner, humans have produced garbage, and we've had to figure out what to do with it. What a Waste! explores the history of garbage from...
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Mummies Exposed!: Creepy and True #1

Kerrie Logan Hollihan - Abrams Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Just when you think that you know everything there is to know about mummies, new ones are discovered! Packed with facts but light in tone, this book introduces young readers to the most compelling examples of mummies from all over the world. There are many books about Egyptian mummies,...
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Hamster Princess: Little Red Rodent Hood

URSULA VERNON - Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

It's Little Red Riding Hood as you've never seen her before in this funny, feminist spin on the fairy tale, from award-winning author Ursula VernonMost monsters know better than to mess with Princess Harriet Hamsterbone. She's a fearsome warrior, an accomplished jouster, and is so convincing...
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Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets: Color Edition

Dav Pilkey - Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

The second Captain Underpants adventure like you've never seen it before -- in FULL COLOR!George and Harold are usually responsible kids . . . whenever anything bad happens, George and Harold are usually responsible! And it looks like they're up to their old tricks again! First,...
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I Am Drums

Mike Grosso - Clarion Books
Format: Hardcover

"This book is the song of my middle-school heart." - Michelle Schusterman, author of the I Heart Band! series Sam knows she wants to be a drummer. But she doesn't know how to afford a drum kit, or why budget cuts end her school's music program, or why her parents argue so much,...
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Rogue Knight

Brandon Mull - Aladdin Books
Format: Print book

Magic and danger abound in the second book in a series of "fanciful, action-packed adventure" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.Cole Randolph never meant to come to The Outskirts,...
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Weird but True Gross: 300 Slimy, Sticky, and Smelly Facts

National Geographic Kids. - Natl Geographic, 2016.
Format: Print book

Get ready to be grossed out -- in a good way! This latest addition to the crazy popular Weird but True series is slimy and sticky and jam-packed with more icky, zany fun! Step up to the plate and try not to lose your lunch, with 300 all-new, amazing facts plus photos that kids just can't...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures Volume 16

JD Vollman - IDW Publishing
Format: Paperback

Cowabunga! Full of pizza and jokes, the final volume of the classic Archie Comics series captures the kid-friendly style of the popular '90s cartoon!Contains two complete stories! First, the Turtles, April, and Ninjara take a trip to Alaska, where they encounter a secret pack of werewolves...
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Sharks on the Hunt

Paul Mason - Hungry Tomato
Format: Library Binding

Sharks are powerful, super-efficient eating machines. But how do they hunt? Discover the specialized features and tactics they use to capture prey, such as touch-sensitive teeth to identify food, an upper jaw that unhinges from the skull, and a vast array of specialized teeth. Meet all kinds...
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The Copernicus Legacy: The Serpent's Curse

Tony Abbott - Katherine Tegen Books
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Tony Abbott returns with the next full-length book in the Copernicus Legacy series, a globe-trotting adventure packed with more riddles, puzzles, and secret histories. The hunt for Copernicus's first relic sent Wade, Darrell, Lily, and Becca to the far reaches of the world...
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A Long Pitch Home

Natalie Dias Lorenzi - Charlesbridge
Format: Print book

Ten-year-old Bilal liked his life back home in Pakistan. He was a star on his cricket team. But when his father suddenly sends the family to live with their aunt and uncle in America, nothing is familiar. While Bilal tries to keep up with his cousin Jalaal by joining a baseball league and practicing...
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Warriors: The Broken Code #2: The Silent Thaw

Erin Hunter - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

The #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventures in the second book in the action-packed Broken Code story arc.ThunderClan's leader, Bramblestar, has been behaving erratically after losing one of his nine lives, and suspicion is quickly spreading across...
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Slurp Monster Showdown (Geronimo Stilton Spacemice #9) (9)

Geronimo Stilton - Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

Spacemouse Geronimo Stiltonixs adventures are out of this world!Geronimo Stiltonix and the spacemice are visiting a planet where the most delicious wild mozzarella grows. Yum! But the planet is plagued by the slurp monster -- a scary alien who wants all the mozzarella for himself! Can the spacemice...
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Skateboards

Patricia Lakin - Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Jake Eshelman makes one-of-a-kind skateboards by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process.Jake Eshelman of Side Project Skateboards in Houston, Texas, grew up with a love of skateboarding....
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Friendship Over

Julie Sternberg - Boyds Mills Pr
Format: Print book

Ten-year-old Celie has quite a few things on her mind - fights with her sister Jo, secrets at school, an increasingly forgetful grandmother, and worst of all, a best friend who won't speak to her. How can a girl who hates change survive, when everything in her life is changing? By writing,...
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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Wade Hudson - Crown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published...
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Operation: Secret Recipe

GERONIMO STILTON - SCHOLASTIC (US)
Format: Print book

My family and I traveled to Milan, Italy, for a special event: the unveiling of the precious ancient parchment containing the secret, original recipe for panettone, a traditional sweet holiday bread. But right before the big moment, the recipe was stolen! And the thief was masquerading...
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Thornhill

PAM SMY - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

Parallel stories set in different times, one told in prose and one in pictures, converge as a girl unravels the mystery of the abandoned Thornhill Institute next door. 1982: Mary is a lonely orphan at the Thornhill Institute For Children at the very moment that it's shutting its doors....
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Flashback Four #3: The Pompeii Disaster

Dan Gutman - HarperCollins
Format: Paperback

In this explosive third installment of New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman's action-packed series, four thrill-seeking friends travel back in time to document one of the most devastating natural disasters the world has ever seen.Eccentric billionaire Miss Z is sending Luke,...
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Unbelievably Boring Bart

JAMES PATTERSON - jimmy patterson
Format: Hardcover

There's more than meets the eye in James Patterson's newest illustrated middle grade novel--a book so fun kids will actually put down their games to read it!Invisible creatures are attacking the school, and 12-year-old Bartholomew Bean is the only one who can stop them! Okay, so maybe Bart...
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Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls 2

Francesca Cavallo - Timbuktu Labs, Inc
Format: Hardcover

"Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2" is the sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, and the most crowdfunded book of all times. The authors, Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli, will take you and your kids on an empowering journey through 100 new bedtime stories,...
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Mister Max: The Book of Secrets: Mister Max 2

Cynthia Voigt - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt, Book II in the exciting adventures of Mister Max - 12-year-old detective in disguise. In Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things, Max Starling proved that he is more than a detective, he's a Solutioneer. His reputation for problem-solving has been...
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Hedy and her Amazing Invention (Amazing Women)

Jan Wahl - Penny Candy Books
Format: Hardcover

Hedy Lamarr wasnt just a famous Hollywood actress. She was also an important inventor!In one of the first books written for children about the amazing life and work of actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, and one of the final books written by Coretta Scott King Honor and Christopher Medal-winner...
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The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs

Cylin Busby - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

For fans of Katherine Applegate's The One and Only Ivan comes the swashbuckling story of a little cat's adventures on the high seas Captain Natick does not want to take a kitten on board his ship when it sets sail in 1837, but his daughter convinces him that the scrawny yellow...
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Who Built That? Bridges: An Introduction to Ten Great Bridges and Their Designers

Didier Cornille - Princeton Architectural Press
Format: Print book

In this latest addition to his popular Who Built That? series, Didier Cornille presents ten of the most important bridges in the world, from the Brooklyn to the Golden Gate; from the first in cast iron to the longest in concrete; from small footbridges to the tallest in the world. Cornille...
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Rise of the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ - Disney-Hyperion
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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Forgotten City

MICHAEL FORD - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Survival is just the beginning in this action-packed middle grade adventure that's Mad Max for kids. Thirteen years ago, the world ended. A deadly chemical called Waste began to spread across the globe, leaving devastation in its wake. Millions died. Cities fell into chaos. Anything the Waste...
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What Makes Sports Gear Safer?

Kevin Kurtz - Lerner Publications
Format: Print book

If you pay attention to the news, you've probably seen some scary headlines: fiery NASCAR crashes, career-ending sports injuries, and more. But the truth is, these kinds of accidents are rare. Engineers have designed sports gear to keep athletes as safe as possible. Carbon-fiber helmets,...
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Big Nate: In the Zone

Lincoln Peirce - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

The sixth Big Nate book in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce! The latest illustrated novel from Lincoln Peirce is a laugh-out-loud must-read starring the one and only cartooning genius, king of detention, and Cheez Doodle connoisseur, Nate Wright. Nate's not having...
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Chasing Herobrine: An Unofficial Graphic Novel for Minecrafters, #5

Cara J Stevens - Sky Pony Press
Format: Paperback

This adventure series is created especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga, and games like Minecraft, Terraria, and Pokemon GO. The redstone dust has barely settled after Phoenix's epic battle against the Defender...
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The Golden Tower

HOLLY BLACK - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

The excitement and magic continue in book five of Magisterium.
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What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?

Megan Stine - Penguin Workshop
Format: Paperback

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
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Detention of Doom

Derek Fridolfs - Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

When Lex Luthor's family company, Lexcorp(TM) , invites kids from all over the country to attend an honors ceremony, Clark Kent is happy to participate. That is, until his award trophy creates a portal to another dimension and sucks...
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Away in a Star Sled

Geronimo Stilton - Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Print book

Each year in the cosmos, on the Night of Dancing Stars, the Elfix aliens distribute gifts to all the creatures of the galaxy. But this year, the holiday is fast approaching, and the spacemice discover that the Elfix have all disappeared! Can Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew find them before...
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Friendroid

M.M. Vaughan - Margaret K. McElderry Books
Format: Hardcover

Stranger Things meets robots in this sweet story about an unlikely friendship between two boys - one human, one android. Eric Young is an android, but he doesn't know. He does know that he's just moved to Ashland, so it's important to make the right kind of friends - the kind...
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The Alien Conspiracy: An Unofficial Fortnite Novel

Cara J. Stevens
Format: Paperback

On an island where everyone is a warrior, only the strong survive. The Impossibles, a squadron of inexperienced soldiers, have been recruited from across the globe, tasked with the directive to train, fight, and win the ultimate victory in Fortnite's Battle Royale. In this series of Fortnite...
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Lifeboat 12

Susan Hood - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of The War That Saved My Life and Stella By Starlight, this poignant novel in verse based on true events tells the story of a boy's harrowing experience on a lifeboat after surviving a torpedo attack during World War II.With Nazis bombing London every night,...
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Gravity!

Anne Rooney - Scholastic Library Pub
Format: Print book

Learn about gravity and all the useful things it does - such as keeping us on the Earth and holding the entire universe together! You Wouldnt Want to Live Without Gravity! is part of a brand-new science and technology strand within the internationally acclaimed You Wouldnt Want to Be series.,
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The Kane Chronicles Book Two The Throne of Fire: The Graphic Novel

Orpheus Collar - Disney-Hyperion
Format: Print book

"Carter and Sadie, offspring of the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra, but the House of Life and the gods of chaos are determined to stop them"--
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Forever Neverland

Susan Adrian - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

What if Peter Pan wanted to take you to Neverland? Would you go? A contemporary sequel to J. M. Barrie's timeless classic Peter Pan, perfect for kids who loved THE LAND OF STORIES and dream of going to Neverland.Clover and Fergus are the great-great-grandchildren of Wendy...
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The Winter War

PRISCILLA SHIRER - B&H Kids
Format: Hardcover

Two years ago, the Prince Warriors lost one of their own, but now they must stand firm . . . because death is coming once again. In this sequel to Priscilla Shirer's best-selling trilogy, the Prince Warriors return to Ahoratos to find it bare and dangerous. The Winter War is upon them.Don't...
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Claudia and Mean Janine: Full-Color Edition

Raina Telgemeier - Graphix
Format: Paperback

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, is now available in full color! Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her artwork...
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You Go First

ERIN ENTRADA KELLY - Greenwillow Books
Format: Hardcover

Funny and poignant, Newbery Medalist and New York Times bestseller Erin Entrada Kelly's national bestseller You Go First is an exploration of family, bullying, word games, art, and the ever-complicated world of middle school friendships.In a starred review, School Library Journal wrote...
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Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristle Bots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself

Bob Pflugfelder - Quirk Books
Format: Hardcover

Nick and Tesla return in an all-new, robot-filled adventure! When a rash of robberies hits the town of Half Moon Bay, 11-year-old sleuths Nick and Tesla are determined to catch the criminals - but to do so, they'll have to build a host of new gadgets and gizmos! In this robot-themed...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball

Jeff Kinney - Recorded Books, Inc.
Format: Audiobook

In Wrecking Ball, Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series-from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney-an unexpected inheritance gives the Heffley family a chance to make major improvements to their home. But they soon find that construction isn't all it's cracked up to be. When...
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Serafina and the Black Cloak

Robert Beatty - Disney-Hyperion
Format: Hardcover

"Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul. " Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of the Biltmore estate. There's plenty to explore in her grand home, although she must...
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VIP: Battle of the Bands

Jen Calonita - Little
Format: Print book

Mackenzie "Mac" Lowell is living a dream come true on tour with her favorite boy band. Spending time on the road with Perfect Storm hasn't been what Mac expected, though-it's even BETTER! But with screaming fans and big-time recording sessions come haters and copycats,...
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Who Was Henry VIII?

ELLEN LABRECQUE - Penguin Workshop
Format: Paperback

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Travel to the age of the Renaissance and learn why Henry VIII is one of the most famous kings in English history.Mainly remembered for his six marriages and his self-appointment as the "Supreme Head of the Church of England," Henry VIII was also attractive, educated,...
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Real Madrid

Jim Whiting - Creative Education, 2014.
Format: Print book

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men's Spanish soccer team known as Real Madrid, from its founding in 1902 to today.
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Me and Marvin Gardens

A S King - Arthur A. Levine Books
Format: Hardcover

The first middle-grade novel from Printz Honor-winning author Amy Sarig (A. S.) King is a boy-meets-animal story like no other, and has earned three starred reviews! Obe Devlin has problems. His family's farmland has been taken over by developers. His best friend Tommy abandoned him for the development...
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The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

Gertrude Chandler Warner - ALBERT WHITMAN
Format: Print book

In this all-new very special mini-series, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations -- all around the world! The Aldens arrive in Egypt but the agent they're supposed to meet has gone missing! With the help...
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All Kinds of Other

James Sie - Quill Tree Books
Format: Hardcover

In this tender, nuanced coming-of-age love story, two boys - one who is cis, and one who is trans - have been guarding their hearts, until their feelings for each other give them a reason to stand up to their fears. Two boys are starting over at a new high school. Jules is still figuring...
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One Last Shot

John David Anderson - Walden Pond Press
Format: Hardcover

The beloved author of Ms. Bixby's Last Day and Posted returns with a humorous and heartwarming story of family, friendship, and miniature golf. For as long as he can remember, Malcolm has never felt like he was good enough. Not for his parents, who have always seemed at odds with each...
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Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure (Star Wars: Journey to Star Wars - The Force Awakens)

Cecil Castellucci - Disney Lucasfilm Press
Format: Hardcover

Princess Leia returns for an all-new adventure in this thrilling upper middle grade novel. Set between Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi, the story follows the warrior princess as she leads a ragtag group of rebels on a dangerous mission against the evil...
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Coding With Kids For Dummies

CAMILLE MCCUE - For Dummies
Format: Paperback

Help for grown-ups new to coding Getting a jump on learning how coding makes technology work is essential to prepare kids for the future. Unfortunately, many parents, teachers, and mentors didn't learn the unique logic and language of coding in school. Helping Kids with Coding...
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Where Is Hollywood?

Dina Anastasio - Penguin Workshop
Format: Paperback

Who HQ rolls out the red carpet for Where Is Hollywood?--the film capital of the world.Developed in the 1880s by Midwesterners looking for a sunny winter getaway, Hollywood was a small housing development outside still-small Los Angeles. But everything changed in the early 1900s when filmmakers...
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Can You Survive an Alien Invasion?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure

Blake Hoena - Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Sirens blare and news alerts flash on the TV screen as alien crafts enter Earths atmosphere. You use to wonder if life existed elsewhere in the universe, but now only one question remains Are they friendly or hostile? When YOU CHOOSE what to do next, your choices will determine if you survive...
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Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

Dorling Kindersley Inc. - Dk Publishing
Format: Print book

Dive into Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia to discover everything there is to know about the ocean's biggest predators.Brought to life with cutting-edge CGI technology, more than 200 sharks and fierce fish are featured in highly visual profiles. From great...
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Real Friends

Shannon Hale - First Second
Format: Hardcover

"Fresh and funny." -- New York Times Book ReviewNewbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends -- and why it's worth the journey.When best...
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Our Moon: New Discoveries About Earth's Closest Companion

Elaine Scott - Clarion Books, is an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Format: Print book

Since the dawn of human existence, people have gazed up at the night sky and wondered about the moon. Here the veteran nonfiction author Elaine Scott skillfully presents a wealth of captivating, kid-friendly information, covering everything from the newest theories on how the moon formed,...
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Lights, Camera, Middle School!

Jennifer L Holm - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

It's a new kind of book for Babymouse! Fans of Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and James Patterson's Middle School books, this is going to be epic. . . . For Babymouse, middle school is like a monster movie. You can never be sure who's a friend and who's an enemy, and the halls...
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Dust Storm!

Terry Lynn Johnson - HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In this thrilling addition to the high-stakes Survivor Diaries series perfect for fans of the I Survived series and Hatchet, a geocaching field trip goes awry when two tweens wander off into the desert of New Mexico.Stay calm. Stay smart. Survive. Stranded after a dust storm hits in a desert...
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Comics Squad #3: Detention!

Jennifer L. Holm - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Paperback

A comics collection from some of the biggest stars in graphic novels, including Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, and Victoria Jamieson! Calling all kidz! Do you like comics? Do you like laughing till you get sent to the principal?! Don't punish yourself! Read...
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Blue Bottle Mystery - The Graphic Novel: An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann - Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format: Print book

This graphic novel re-telling of Kathy Hoopmann's best-selling Blue Bottle Mystery brings the much-loved fantasy story to life for a new generation of readers. The hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome (AS) . When Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard,...
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Seekers: Return to the Wild #4: Forest of Wolves

Erin Hunter - HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Format: Hardcover

Erin Hunter's New York Times bestselling Seekers series continues in the fourth book in the Return to the Wild story arc. With its thrilling blend of action and suspense, this epic animal fantasy is perfect for fans of the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series.After a harrowing...
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The Frame-Up

WENDY MCLEOD MACKNIGHT - Greenwillow Books
Format: Hardcover

When Sargent Singer discovers that the paintings in his father's gallery are alive, he is pulled into a captivating world behind the frame that he never knew existed.Filled with shady characters, devious plots, and a grand art heist, this inventive mystery-adventure celebrates art and artists...
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The Wrinkled Crown

Anne Nesbet - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Anne Ursu will love Anne Nesbet's tale of music and friendship, set against an age-old war between magic and science.In the enchanted village of Lourka, almost-twelve-year-old Linny breaks an ancient law. Girls are forbidden to so much as touch the town's namesake musical instrument...
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Nick and Tesla's Secret Agent Gadget Battle

Bob Pflugfelder - Quirk Books
Format: Hardcover

After foiling a gang of kidnappers and fending off an army of robots -year-old siblings Nick and Tesla Holt could use a little rest But as their third mystery opens they discover therersquos a spy in their midst searching for secrets in the home of their beloved and slightly crazy Uncle...
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Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry

Dan Wetzel - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Dan Wetzel tells the inspiring, electrifying story of NBA superstar Steph Curry, beginning a new series of sports biographies for young readers! When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with...
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Superfun Dog Crafts

Jane Yates - Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Library Binding

If you ask a dog owner what their dog's favorite toy is, chances are they'll know it right away. Whether they love to catch tennis balls or snuggle a stuffed toy, dogs love to play. In this book, dog owners can find more than 10 dog-related crafts, including a fleece rope toy and stuffed...
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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Volume 2

PAUL TOBIN - Dark Horse Books
Format: Hardcover

Garden Warfare Returns to Neighborville!Just when you thought Neighborville was safe, the Garden Warfare is back on! Zombies have taken over and forced neighborhood defenders Nate, Patrice, and their fearless plants back on their heels! Not all hope is lost however when an unlikely plant...
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It's the End of the World as I Know It

Matthew Landis - Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

Derrick is sure that doomsday is coming, and he's prepping to survive--whether his friends believe him or not--in this middle grade novel for readers of Gary Schmidt, Gordon Korman, and Jack GantosEver since his mother was killed in the line of duty in Iraq, Derrick has been absolutely...
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Grand Canyon

Jason Chin - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

Rivers wind through earth, cutting down and eroding the soil for millions of years, creating a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and more than a mile deep known as the Grand Canyon.Home to an astonishing variety of plants and animals that have lived and evolved within...
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Storm: The SYLO Chronicles #2

D. J. MacHale - Razorbill
Format: Hardcover

From D.J. MacHale—the #1 New York Times bestselling author and co-creator of the popular Nickelodeon series Are You Afraid of the Dark?—comes STORM, the exhilarating, action-packed sequel to SYLO:After a harrowing escape from Pemberwick Island, Tucker Pierce and his surviving...
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DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide, New Edition

Melanie Scott - DK Children
Format: Hardcover

Is Superman the strongest Super Hero alive? Where is Wonder Woman from? Is Darkseid the most evil Super-Villain ever? Who is the fastest man alive? Who are Batman's allies?Have to know the answers to these questions? Look no further than the DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide: New Edition....
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Nightmare Escape

Greg Grunberg - Graphix
Format: Paperback

Ben has a problem. When he sleeps he dreams, and when he dreams, they're all nightmares! But he can also jump into other people's dreams. So when his friends start falling victim to an evil dream-monster that prevents them from waking, Ben knows he has to help them. Easier said...
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Futuristic Electric Cars

Kerrily Sapet
Format: Hardcover(Library Binding)


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The Haunting of Henry Davis

Kathryn Siebel - Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Two kids are about to find out that their lives are anything but ordinary when a ghost arrives and stirs up adventure. Perfect for fans of A Tale Dark and Grimm!Ghosts only haunt when they've left something behind...When Henry Davis moves into the neighborhood, Barbara Anne and her classmates...
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Chasing Space Young Readers' Edition

LELAND MELVIN - Amistad
Format: Hardcover

Meet Leland Melvin - football star, NASA astronaut, and professional dream chaser.In this inspiring memoir, adapted from the simultaneous version for adults, young readers will get to learn about Leland Melvin's remarkable life story, from being drafted by the Detroit Lions to bravely orbiting...
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Makoons

Louise Erdrich - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

In the sequel to Chickadee, acclaimed author Louise Erdrich continues her award-winning Birchbark House series with the story of an Ojibwe family in nineteenth-century America.Named for the Ojibwe word for little bear, Makoons and his twin, Chickadee, have traveled with their family to the Great...
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Explore Comets and Asteroids!: With 25 Great Projects

Anita Yasuda - Nomad Press
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Shooting stars often appear when the earth passes through the dust and debris left by a passing comet. Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Amazing Projects takes readers ages 7 to 10 on a fantastic journey through space, where they investigate...
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The School Musical Meltdown

Jessica Gunderson - Stone Arch Books
Format: Paperback

Kamilla is an amazing singer, but she refuses to try out for the school musical. She simply can't stand the thought of everyone staring at her, when she sees herself as overweight. Led by her mom, Kamilla sees a doctor who tells her she's a healthy weight but encourages her to exercise...
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Animal!

Dk. - Dk Publishing
Format: Print book

Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Knowledge Encyclopedia: Animal! is a groundbreaking visual approach to the animal kingdom and is packed with facts about mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and more!Follow the timeline of evolution and extinction of animals...
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Cub

Cynthia L. Copeland - Algonquin Young Readers
Format: Paperback

A laugh-out-loud funny and empowering graphic memoir about growing up and finding your voice. Twelve-year-old Cindy has just dipped a toe into seventh-grade drama - with its complicated friendships, bullies, and cute boys - when she earns an internship as a cub reporter at a local newspaper...
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Who Was Pete Seeger?

NOEL MACCARRY - GROSSET & DUNLAP
Format: Print book

Pete Seeger was an American folk musician and social activist whose outspoken songs about freedom and justice got him blacklisted from radio and TV for years.Pete Seeger was still singing and playing the banjo for tens of thousands of fans even when he was at the age of ninety-four. Born...
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The Nameless City

Faith Erin Hicks - First Second
Format: Print book

Every nation that invades the City gives it a new name. But before long, new invaders arrive and the City changes hands once again. The natives don't let themselves get caught up in the unending wars. To them, their home is the Nameless City, and those who try to name it are forever outsiders....
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Dragon Captives

Lisa McMann - Aladdin
Format: eBook

Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artim, their younger twin sisters journey beyond the islands in this first novel of a new sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called "The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter."Identical twins Fifer and Thisbe...
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Who Was Michael Jackson?

Megan Stine - Grosset & Dunlap,
Format: Print book

Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right...
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Harbor Me

JACQUELINE WOODSON - Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories. It all starts...
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The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James

Ashley Herring Blake - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Sunny St. James navigates heart surgery, reconnecting with her lost mother, first kisses, and emerging feelings for another girl in this stunning, heartfelt novel--perfect for fans of Ali Benjamin and Erin Entrada Kelly.When Sunny St. James receives a new heart, she decides...
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Fairy Mom and Me #2: Fairy in Waiting

Sophie Kinsella - Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Sophie Kinsella's sparkling humor and the first book in the illustrated duology will love these next adventures featuring their favorite mother-daughter fairy team.Ella Brook is used to being a fairy in waiting. It means that one day she will become a fairy with her own sparkly...
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The Emperor's Riddle

Kat Zhang - Aladdin
Format: Paperback

From acclaimed author Kat Zhang comes a "fast-paced mystery adventure" (BCCB) about a girl who embarks on a hunt for a long-lost treasure while on a summer trip to China.Mia Chen is on what her mother calls a Grand Adventure. She's not sure what to make of this family trip...
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It Wasn't Me

Dana Alison Levy - Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets middle school with a prank twist in this hilarious and heartwarming story about six very different seventh graders who are forced to band together after a vandalism incident.When Theo's photography project is mysteriously vandalized at school there are five suspected...
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The Wavering Werewolf: A Monsterrific Tale

David Lubar - Starscape Books
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed author David Lubar's monsters series returns to life with this new edition of The Wavering Werewolf that is sure to appeal to fans of his Weenies short story collections There's something strange going on at Washington Irving Elementary School. Kids are turning into monsters--literally!...
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My Ultimate Super Hero Manual

Natalie Babbitt - Marvel Press
Format: Print book

Think you have what it takes to be a Marvel Super Hero? Read this book for tips, tricks, and much more from your favorite Marvel Super Heroes. You'll start by figuring out your awesome origin and powers: bit by a radioactive spider? Easy. Walk into a mysterious mist and now you're...
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This Is Just a Test

Madelyn Rosenberg - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot on his plate. Preparing for his upcoming bar mitzvah would be enough work even if it didn't involve trying to please his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers, who argue about everything. But David just wants everyone to be happy.That includes his friend Scott,...
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Prairie Lotus

Linda Sue Park
Format: Hardcover

Prairie Lotus is a book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father's shop, and making at least one friend. Hanna, a half-Asian girl in a small town in America's heartland, lives in 1880. Hanna's...
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The Forbidden Power

Scholastic. - Scholastic (Us)
Format: Print book

An all-new, original series from the mind of Galactic Hot Dogs and The Last Kids on Earth author Max Brallier! Life is tough for Fletcher Bowman. He's an orphan from the countryside who's just arrived at the prestigious NEXO KNIGHTS Academy, where he doesn't know anyone or anything...
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