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Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?

Megan Stine · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

The truly inspiring story of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice.Outspoken, energetic, and fun, Sonia Sotomayor has managed to turn every struggle in life into a triumph. Born in the Bronx to immigrant parents from Puerto Rico, Sonia found out at age nine that she had diabetes, a serious...
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Seven Wonders Book 5: The Legend of the Rift

Peter Lerangis · Harper
Pages: 429
Format: Print book

Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the final installment of the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders!Jack, Marco, Cass, and Aly's quest to find the seven magic orbs buried beneath each of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World has hit a perilous snag. King Uhla'ar has kidnapped...
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Thje Mask of Power: Trigger Happy Targets the Evil Kaos #8

Onk Beakman · Grosset & Dunlap, 2016.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The saga of the Mask of Power comes to a thrilling conclusion in Trigger Happy Targets the Evil Kaos, the eighth and final book in this series of illustrated original novels set in the Skylanders universe.The race is on to reach the final segment of the Mask of Power! Can Kaos be stopped...
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The Handbook

Jim Benton · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

There's nothing Jake likes more than some good trash-picking, so when his elderly neighbors move out and leave an especially promising-looking pile of household refuse on the curb, he goes right for it. He only has the chance to grab one box before his mom catches him and orders him in for dinner,...
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Star Darlings Good Wish Gone Bad

Disney Book Group. · Disney Press
Pages: 315
Format: Print book

After defeating Rancora, the Star Darlings are looking for clues about her origin. They soon discover the wish-troubled history between Lady Stella and the evil Lady Rancora that dates back to when the two women were teens at Starling Academy. They also learn new secrets about the women's...
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The Houston Texans Story

Thomas K Adamson · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Packed in the stadium for opening night in 2002, Houston Texans fans twirled red bandanas and celebrated the win against the Dallas Cowboys. They won 19-10! That night, an expansion team had just won their first, regular season game the first time in over 40 years. Learn about the creation...
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Lodestar

Shannon Messenger · Aladdin Books
Pages: 676
Format: Print book

Dark schemes unfold - and Sophie's loyalty is pushed to the limit - in this thrilling fifth book in the bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series.Sophie Foster is back in the Lost Cities - but the Lost Cities have changed. The threat of war hangs heavy over her glittering world, and the Neverseen...
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The Burning Tide

Jonathan Auxier · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The jaw-dropping conclusion to the "New York Times" bestselling series is here, written by acclaimed author Jonathan Auxier. Confidential until September 2016!
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Settle the score

Alex Morgan · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

Playing on different teams during winter league soccer tests the friendship of a close-knit group of twelve-year-old girls.
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The Force Oversleeps (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #5)

SCHOLASTIC. · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Victor Starspeeder is back at Jedi Academy for year two, but it's not going the way he'd planned. He was thrilled about Drama Club and hoped to get the lead in this year's musical... But a new kid got the role! What gives?! Plus, he keeps oversleeping and getting to class late . . . Worst...
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Found

S A Bodeen · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange inhabitants.
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Who Is Elton John?

Kirsten Anderson · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Print book

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained...
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Paths & Portals

Gene Luen Yang · First Second Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.There's something lurking beneath the surface of Stately Academy -- literally. In a secret underground classroom Hopper, Eni, and Josh discover that the campus was once home to the Bee School, an institute where...
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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Squirrel Meets World

Shannon Hale · Marvel Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? SQUIRRELS! Fourteen-year-old Doreen Green moved from sunny California to the suburbs of New Jersey. She must start at a new school, make new friends, and continue to hide her tail. Yep, Doreen has the powers of . . . a squirrel! After failing at several attempts to find...
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Von Miller and the Denver Broncos: Super Bowl 50

James Buckley Jr. · Bearport Publishing Company
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

The last time the Broncos were in the Super Bowl, star linebacker Von Miller had to watch from the sidelines because of an injured knee. Now his team had made it to the big game again . . . and Miller would not let this chance at a championship pass by. Facing the Carolina Panthers'...
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