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The Story Web

Megan Frazer Blakemore · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Will enchant your imagination." -Erin Entrada Kelly, Newbery Medal-Winning authorIn this heartfelt, magical instant classic, Megan Frazer Blakemore shows how the truths we tell can change the world. When Alice was little, she found a gigantic spider web deep in the forest. Her dad called...
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To Kick a Corpse: The Qwikpick Papers

Tom Angleberger · Amulet Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This hilarious, highly original series, which so astutely captures the odd preoccupations of middle schoolers, will appeal to the many fans of the Origami Yoda series and such gross-out classics as How to Eat Fried Worms and Freckle Juice.
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Wonder Woman at Super Hero High

Random House. · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Get your cape on with the DC Super Hero Girlsâ„¢ - the unprecedented new Super Hero universe especially for girls! Readers of all ages can fly high with the all-new adventures of Wonder Womanâ„¢, Supergirlâ„¢, Batgirlâ„¢, and some of the world's most iconic female super...
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Beetles

Trudi Strain Trueit · Benchmark Books
Format: Book

From School Library Journal Gr 2-4-Lively texts invite readers to hunt down and observe familiar invertebrates in their own backyards. Each book begins by succinctly describing the featured animals' basic anatomy; major physical and behavioral characteristics; life...
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Mummies Exposed!: Creepy and True #1

Kerrie Logan Hollihan · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
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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The Rose Legacy

JESSICA DAY GEORGE · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

When orphaned Anthea Cross-Thornley receives a letter from a long-lost uncle, she wonders if she will finally find a true home. But she is shocked to learn that her uncle secretly breeds horses--animals that have been forbidden in her kingdom for centuries. More alarming is Anthea's...

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City of Islands

KALI WALLACE · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A dark and riveting middle grade fantasy from the critically acclaimed Kali Wallace about an archipelago of magical islands and one girl's dangerous discovery on the ocean floor. Perfect for fans of Holly Black and Kate Milford.

In a foggy archipelago called the City of Islands,...

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The Cardboard Kingdom

Chad Sell · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity.

"A...
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Bolivar

Sean Rubin · Archaia
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

What would you do if your neighbor was a dinosaur?
Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can't seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don't notice Bolivar. They...
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Knife's Edge

Hope Larson · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old twin adventurers Cleopatra and Alexandra Dodge are reunited with their father and realize that two family heirlooms reveal the location of a treasure that is their birthright. When they set sail with Captain Tarboro on the Almira, they know they're heading into...

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The Dark Island

Scott Chantler · Kids Can Press
Pages: 114
Format: Print book

In this thrilling sixth installment of Scott Chantler's popular Three Thieves graphic novel series, the separate adventures of twins Dessa and Jared play out simultaneously and seem poised to intersect as the book ends. Dessa, along with Topper and Fisk, has managed a daring landing onto...
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The Unicorn in the Barn

Jacqueline K Ogburn · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

For years people have claimed to see a mysterious white deer in the woods around Chinaberry Creek. It always gets away.
One evening, Eric Harper thinks he spots it. But a deer doesn't have a coat that shimmers like a pearl. And a deer certainly isn't born with an ivory horn...

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More than a Princess

E D Baker · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Aislin of Eliasind is more than just a princess -- she's half-fairy and half-pedrasi, with magical gifts from each side of her heritage!

One day, as Aislin is venturing through the woods, she is alarmed to hear a band of humans coming through. How did they get past the guarded...

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Princeless Volume 3: The Pirate Princess

Jeremy Whitley · Action Lab Entertainment Incorporated
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Adrienne has been on the run and working to save her sisters, but when she finds another princess locked away in a tower, she decides to spring her! But Raven Xingtao, the daughter of the Pirate King, is more of a handful than Adrienne could have ever expected. Before she knows it, Adrienne...
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Sugar and Spice

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Press
Pages: 155
Format: Hardcover

That's the way the cookie crumbles!

Yum! Our magic mirror has dropped me and my brother, Jonah, into the story of Hansel and Gretel. If we're lucky, we may even get to taste the cake-house...

But we didn't count on accidentally getting trapped. The real Hansel and Gretel are on the run,...
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