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Things That Surprise You

JENNIFER MASCHARI · Balzer Bray
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A poignant, charming middle grade novel, perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish and Fish in a Tree. A beautifully layered story about navigating the often shifting bonds of family and friendship, and learning how to put the pieces back together when things fall apart.Emily Murphy...
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The Countdown Conspiracy

KATIE SLIVENSKY · HarperCollins
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Ambassador, you are go for launch in T- minus 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... . Get ready to blast off with this high-action, high-stakes middle grade adventure that's perfect for fans of Chris Grabenstein and Peter Lerangis!Miranda Regent can't believe she was just chosen as one of six kids from...
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The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy

M A LARSON · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Shannon Hale's Princess Academy and Soman Chainani's The School for Good and Evil, comes the thrilling finale to the "breathtakingly exciting" Pennyroyal Academy trilogy. Evie and Maggie are still enjoying the glow of their victory as they travel into the forest...
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The First Rule of Punk

CELIA C PREZ · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From debut author and longtime zine-maker Celia C. Pérez, The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one's watching. There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school - you can't...
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Tumble & Blue

CASSIE BEASLEY · Dial Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Circus Mirandus comes the magic-infused story of a golden gator, two cursed kids, and how they take their destinies into their own hands. When the red moon rises over the heart of the Okefenokee swamp, legend says that the mysterious golden...
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Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Dav Pilkey · GRAPHIX
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

He was the best of dogs... He was the worst of dogs... It was the age of invention... It was the season of surprise... It was the eve of supa sadness... It was the dawn of hope... Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, hasn't always been a paws-itive addition...
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Bones of the Sun God

PETER VEGAS · Aladdin
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Sam Force travels to Belize to investigate an ancient and evil secret society in this second novel of the Pyramid Hunters series, which School Library Journal called a mix of "Indiana Jones, National Treasure, and The Da Vinci Code."Sam heads to Belize to continue his investigation...
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Patina

JASON REYNOLDS · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons in this follow-up to the National Book Award finalist Ghost by New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds.Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds...
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Super Max and the Mystery of Thornwood's Revenge

Susan Vaught · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

It's going to take more than a knack for electronics and a supercharged wheelchair for twelve-year-old Max to investigate a haunted mansion in Edgar Award-winning author Susan Vaught's latest middle grade mystery.Max has always been a whiz with electronics (just take a look at her turbo-charged...
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Wicked Bugs

AMY STEWART · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Did you know there are zombie bugs that not only eat other bugs but also inhabit and control their bodies? There's even a wasp that delivers a perfectly-placed sting in a cockroach's brain and then leads the roach around by its antennae - like a dog on a leash. Scorpions glow...
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