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The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden

Karina Yan Glaser · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Return to Harlem's "wildly entertaining" family in this funny, heartwarming sequel. When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build the best, most magical healing garden in Harlem--in spite of a locked fence, thistles and trash,...
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Wings of Fire Book Five: The Brightest Night

Tui Sutherland · Scholastic, Incorporated
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

The dragonets struggle to fulfill the prophecy and -- somehow -- end the war in this thrilling new installment of the bestselling WINGS OF FIRE series!It all comes down to this: The Dragonets of Destiny must finally bring the epic war to an end, reconcile the seven tribes, and choose the next...
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The Tales of Beedle the Bard: The Illustrated Edition

J K Rowling · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The Tales of Beedle the Bard contains five richly imaginative stories of adventure, cunning, heartache, and, of course, magic. They are to the wizarding community what the tales of the Brothers Grimm are to Muggle families. This lush new illustrated edition has been translated from the ancient...
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9 From the Nine Worlds

RICK RIORDAN · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

The Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy may have concluded, but we haven't heard the last of our favorite peeps from the Nine Worlds. Join Hearthstone, Blitzen, Samirah, Alex, Jack, T.J., Mallory, Halfborn, and more on a hilarious and unforgettable journey through Rick Riordan's...
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What Were the Roaring Twenties?

Michele Mortlock · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Flappers, flag-pole sitting, and the Ford Model T--these are just a few of the things that instantly conjure up a unique era--the Roaring Twenties.It was the bees' knees, the cat's meow. If you're not familiar with 1920s slang, all the more reason to read this fascinating look...
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The Dollar Kids

JENNIFER RICHARD JACOBSON · Candlewick
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

When a family buys a house in a struggling town for just one dollar, they're hoping to start over - but have they traded one set of problems for another?Twelve-year-old Lowen Grover, a budding comic-book artist, is still reeling from the shooting death of his friend Abe when he stumbles...
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Apollo 8: The Mission That Changed Everything

MARTIN W SANDLER · Candlewick
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon.In 1957, when the USSR launched Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite to orbit Earth, America's rival in the Cold War claimed victory...
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The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid

DYLAN THURAS · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

The team behind the #1 bestselling Atlas Obscura presents a kid's illustrated guide to 100 of the world's most mesmerizing and mysterious wonders, both natural and manmade, in 47 countries and on every continent on earth. Travel the world through common points of interest, from sacred skeletons...
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