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Fridays with the Wizards

Jessica Day George · Bloomsbury
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Princess Celie and her companions have made it home safely from the Glorious Arkower, and everything is back to normal now that the Eye of the Castle is where it belongs. With more magical griffins to care for, Celie, Lilah, and Rolf have their hands full. But when the dangerous ancient...

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The Odd Squad, Bully Bait

Michael Fry · Disney Hyperion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Nick is the shortest seventh-grader in the history of the world (he's pretty sure), doesn't fit in with any groups or clubs (who needs 'em?), and spends more time inside than outside his locker (they're roomier than you'd think).Things only get worse when a well-intentioned...
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Real Friends

Shannon Hale · First Second Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends -- and why it's worth the journey.

When best friends are not forever . . .

Shannon and Adrienne...

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Prisoner of Ice and Snow

Ruth Lauren · Bloomsbury
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

She'll do anything to break her sister out of prison--even get arrested on purpose.When thirteen-year-old Valor is sent to jail, she couldn't be happier. Demidova's prison for criminal children is exactly where she wants to be. Valor's twin sister, Sasha, is serving a life...
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Berlin

Mason Crest Publishers. · Mason Crest Publishers
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Germanys heart has been split time and again, always to rebound to recover its long-held beauty and dynamic spirit. Berlin has been rocked by war in the past, but in todays world, it is one of the centers of growth and progress in Europe. Inside, see how Berlins past, present, and future...
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How to Be a Supervillain

MICHAEL FRY · jimmy patterson
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Victor Spoil comes from a long line of famous supervillains and he's fully expected to join their ranks one day. But to his family's utter disappointment, Victor doesn't have a single bad-guy bone in his body. He won't run with scissors, he always finishes his peas, and he can't...
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Tower of London

Denny Von Finn · Torque
Format: Hardcover

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Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More

Dustin Hansen · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Find out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade game ever, to modern hits like Uncharted.

Learn...

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Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

Rick Riordan · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your...
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Three Pennies

MELANIE CROWDER · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A girl in foster care tries to find her birth mother before she loses her forever in this spare and beautifully told novel about last chances and new opportunities.

For a kid bouncing from foster home to foster home, The Book of Changes is the perfect companion. That's why Marin...
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