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I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

In this follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller I Funny, middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world--and he won't let the fact that he's wheelchair-bound stand in his way. After winning the New York state finals in the Planet's Funniest...
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Race the Night

Kirsten Hubbard · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"Without you, there'd be no hope for the world. Because you are the whole world."That's what Teacher says, and twelve-year-old Eider knows she's right. The world ended long ago, and the desert ranch is the only thing left. Still, Eider's thoughts keep wandering Beyond the fence....
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Searching for Super

Marion Jensen · HarperCollins
Pages: 251
Format: Hardcover

Savvy meets The Incredibles in this engaging, laugh-out-loud sequel to the critically acclaimed Almost Super. Filled with heart and humor, Searching for Super is a family adventure of heroic proportions.The superheroes of Split Rock are hunkering down, which is really just a fancy way of saying...
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Don't Read This Book Before Bed: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories

ANNA CLAYBOURNE · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Love to tell scary stories around the camp fire? Like to solve mysteries? Brave enough to hear the truth about some pretty freaky phenomena? Then cuddle up with this spooky spine-tingler, filled with delightfully frightful true stories of real-life monsters, doomed domains, menacing mysteries,...
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The Seventh Wish

Kate Messner · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

Charlie feels like she's always coming in last. From her Mom's new job to her sister's life away at college, everything else always seems to be more important than Charlie's upcoming dance competition or science project. Unsure of how to get her family's attention, Charlie comes across...
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Mischief at Midnight

Esme Kerr · Chicken House/Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Best friends... for never? Anastasia Stolonov and Edie Wilson are back at boarding school after spending the summer apart, and they can't wait to be dormmates again! Unfortunately, things don't go as planned, and Edie is stuck with Janet, the new girl at Knight's Haddon. Janet...
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Serafina and the Twisted Staff

Robert Beatty · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

Serafina's defeat of the Man in the Black Cloak has brought her out of the shadows and into the daylight realm of her home, Biltmore Estate. Every night she visits her mother in the forest, eager to learn the ways of the cat amount. But Serafina finds herself caught between her two worlds:...
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A World of Information

RICHARD PLATT · Candlewick Studio
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

From Morse code to the bones in the human body, this visually stunning collection of facts and figures puts a world of information at your fingertips.How much do clouds weigh? Who invented the pencil? How many ways can you tie a knot? Discover the answers to these and many other questions...
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Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In 1942, when Mahatma Gandhi asks Indians to give one family member to the freedom movement, ten-year-old Anjali is devastated to think of her father risking his life for the freedom struggle.But it turns out he isn't the one joining. Anjali's mother is. And with this change comes...
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Get the Scoop on Animal Snot, Spit & Slime!: From Snake Venom to Fish Slime, 251 Cool Facts About Mucus, Saliva & More

Dawn Cusick · Moondance Press
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Learn amazingly icky facts, see the yucky photos, and gross out everyone you can!Welcome to a world filled with snot otters, puss caterpillars, spitting spiders, slime stars, snotties, and more! In Get the Scoop, you'll learn that snot, spit, and slime may seem gross, but there's a lot of amazing...
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Everblaze (Keeper of the Lost Cities Book 3)

Shannon Messenger · Aladdin
Format: Kindle Edition

Sophie uncovers shocking secrets - and faces treacherous new enemies - in this electrifying third book in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series.Sophie Foster is ready to fight back. Her talents are getting stronger, and with the elusive Black Swan group ignoring her calls for help, she's...
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