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Shadows of the lost sun

Carrie Ryan · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Magical worlds and incredible creatures fill the pages of this action-packed adventure in the Map to Everywhere series!Fearless adventurers Marrill and Fin have just barely stopped the Iron Tide and the evil wizard Serth from destroying the Pirate Stream. Now they're on a mission to find...
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The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 2: Middle School Mayhem

RACHEL RENE RUSSELL · Aladdin
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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Dinosaur Boy Saves Mars

Cory Putman Oakes · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Format: Hardcover

Dinosaurs, Martians, and mystery, oh my! Fans of Michael Buckley's NERDS and Dan Gutman's Genius Files will love this hilarious, action-packed adventure series. What would life be like if you were part dinosaur?When you're part Stegosaurus life can be a little crazy. (Yes, sleeping with...
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Edge of Extinction #2: Code Name Flood

LAURA MARTIN · HarperCollins
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Jurassic Park and Jurassic World! Code Name Flood is the electrifying sequel to The Ark Plan, which School Library Journal praised by saying: "Nonstop action, marauding dinosaurs, and kids on the run: What's not to like?" Last week, twelve-year-old Sky found...
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Restart

GORDON KORMAN · Scholastic Press
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name. He knows...
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Design and Build Your Own Website

Anna Leigh · Lerner Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Are you really into cooking? Playing football? Doing fun and fancy crafts? You can design a website around whatever it is you love most! Learn how to set up a website of your very own in just a few simple steps. Then discover how to safely share your site with others and get lots of visitors...
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The Girl in the Locked Room: A Ghost Story

MARY DOWNING HAHN · Clarion Books
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn unrolls the suspenseful, spine-chilling yarn of a girl imprisoned for more than a century, the terrifying events that put her there, and a friendship that crosses the boundary between past and present. A family moves into an old, abandoned house. Jules's...
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Absolute Expert: Dolphins

Jennifer Swanson · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Kids who have a laser focus on dolphins will learn everything they've ever wanted to know about them in an eye-catching, page-turning book for aspiring experts, featuring exclusive content from a National Geographic explorer currently in the field.Hey, dolphin fin-atics! Get ready to dive...
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Persephone the Phony

Joan Holub · Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Modern drama merges with ancient myths when Goddess Girl Persephone crushes on a boy her friends dont care for Persephone usually goes along with whatever everyone else wants instead of doing what makes her happy So when she meets Mount Olympus Academy bad-boy Hades she finally feels like...
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Craft Like the Ancient Romans

Jillian Powell · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

When in Rome, craft as the Romans do! This interactive book transports readers to the world of ancient Rome through hands-on crafts. Readers will learn fascinating facts about this vibrant culture as they create laurel wreaths, shields, Janus masks, and more! As they craft, readers will...
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The House That Lou Built

Mae Respicio · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A coming-of-age story that explores culture and family, forgiveness and friendship, and what makes a true home. Perfect for fans of Wendy Mass and Joan Bauer.Lou Bulosan-Nelson has the ultimate summer DIY project. She's going to build her own "tiny house," 100 square feet all her own....
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Human Rights

TIM COOKE · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Throughout recorded history there have been reports of individuals or groups of people being treated unequally or unfairly for various reasons like the color of their skin or the people they love. Rights in the ancient world were much different than modern human rights. People were sometimes...
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Grown Sweet Home #3

Paul Tobin · ABDO/Spotlight
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Paul Tobin is comic book writer whose best known works include: The Age of the Sentry, Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four, Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes, Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man, and other titles predominantly for Marvel Comics.
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Vampires

Rebecca Felix · Core Library
Format: Book

"Vampires introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--
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Mount Rushmore: Faces of Our History

Joanne Mattern · Red Chair Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

More than just a random display of U.S. Presidents, this imposing monument honors the leaders of America's founding, expansion, preservation, and unification. Discover how these faces ended up on a mountainside in South Dakota's Black Hills.
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