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Ghost Boys

Jewell Parker Rhodes · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better.Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes...
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The Tapper Twins Run for President

Geoff Rodkey · Little
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In their third uproarious oral history, the Tapper Twins take their sibling feud to the political stage as they race to become class president! Told as a series of interviews, screenshots, text messages, and social media bursts, The Tapper Twins Run For President tops the antics of the real...
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Camp Dork

BETH VRABEL · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The pack of dorks heads to camp -- and this time the bully they face might just be one of their own.Sheldon convinces Lucy, Sam, April, and Amanda to join him at Camp Paleo. Like cavemen, the campers are going to have to make do without air conditioning, and they'll dig for fossils...
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The Forever Court

Dave Rudden · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A young knight must fulfill his destiny in this second book in a trilogy perfect for fans of Ranger's Apprentice. The door between our world and the world of the dark has been blasted open. Now the Knights must face the court of the Endless King. Denizen finally feels like a true Knight,...
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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 465
Format: Hardcover

An instant New York Times bestseller!"Poignant....A Harry Potter-esque adventure." --Time Magazine A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest...
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Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

Chris Barton · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Audiobook

A cool idea with a big splash You know the Super Soaker. It's one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic...
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