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Midnight Reynolds and the Agency of Spectral Protection

Catherine Holt · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Midnight Reynolds has a huge secret - she's a spectral protector, someone who helps ghosts cross over into the afterlife. Alongside her best friend Tabitha, Midnight is busy juggling the wilds of middle school with her undercover ghost-hunting job. When mysterious and dangerous...
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Graduation Day

Tracey West · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 77
Format: Print book

Set in the futuristic, high-tech world of the Kingdom of Knighton, LEGO(R) NEXO KNIGHTS(TM) follows five young knights in their quest to battle Jestro, his sidekick, the Book of Monsters, and their Lava Monster Army. Heroic knight, Clay Moorington, leads the band of knights, including...
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From You to Me

K A Holt · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Amelia Peabody lives in a small town where nothing changes. And that's just fine by her. After losing her big sister, Clara, a few years ago, Amelia can't handle any more change. But when she starts eighth grade, she accidentally receives a letter that Clara had written to herself....
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The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

Sandra Markle · Millbrook Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

African Penguins are in trouble, and many people are trying to help. Scientists and volunteers are working together in South Africa to create a hopeful future for these birds, one fluffy chick at a time.
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The Clique

Lisi Harrison
Format: Paperback

Massie Block: With her glossy brunette bob and laser-whitened smile, Massie is the uncontested ruler of The Clique and the rest of the social scene at Octavian Country Day School, an exclusive private girls' school in Westchester County, New York. Massie knows you'd give anything...
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Stickmen's Guide to Gigantic Machines

John Farndon · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools. You'll discover some of the largest machines in existence and see the Stickmen (accidentally) test the limits of gravity!
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Danger on the Mountain: True Stories of Extreme Adventures!

Gregg Treinish · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 111
Format: Paperback

Accomplished outdoor explorer Gregg Treinish loves adventure! Whether it's spending two years hiking the remote and perilously high Andes Mountains or coming face to face with wolverines, lynx, and bears, Gregg always knows where the action is. With gripping - and totally true - stories...
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Mr. Gedrick and Me

PATRICK CARMAN · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Patrick Carman delivers a modern reimagining of the classic Mary Poppins tale in this story about family, grief, and healing - with a dash of magic! Stanley Darrow isn't sure what to expect when the mysterious Mr. Gedrick appears on his doorstep. He is certain,...
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When Christmas Comes Again: The World War I Diary of Simone Spencer, New York City to the Western Front 1917

Beth Seidel Levine · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 171
Format: Print book

In another very special Dear America Christmas story that crosses the ocean during WWI, Simone Spencer leaves home and keeps a diary of her life as a brave "Hello Girl" on the Western Front.In April of 1917, Simone Spencer's world changes. Her beloved brother Will goes off to war,...
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Secret Coders

Gene Luen Yang · First Second
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

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A Refugee's Journey from Somalia

Linda Barghoorn · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Fatuma does not remember a time when there was no fighting in her homeland of Somalia. With violence all around them and a lack of food and water, Fatuma and her family are forced to escape to the worlds largest refugee camp, in Kenya. Life in the camp is hard, and Fatuma hopes to one day feel...
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The Trojan War: An Interactive Mythological Adventure

B A Hoena · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

What happens when the gods disagree? They send the mightiest of heroes to fight a war. But which hero will you be, and who will you side with: Greece's King Menelaus or Paris, a prince from the city of Troy? If the gods favor you, you just may survive the fighting. Full-page illustrations,...
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Birnbaum's 2018 Walt Disney World For Kids: The Official Guide

BIRNBAUM GUIDES. · Disney Editions
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

In the 2018 edition, we'll tell young readers how to:
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The Legend of Greg

Chris Rylander · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A boy discovers his destiny could totally stink in this riotously funny fantasy-adventureRisk-averse Greg Belmont is content with being ordinary. He's got a friend--that's right, just one--at his fancy prep school, and a pretty cool dad (even if he is obsessed with organic soaps that smell...
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The Girl with the Ghost Machine

LAUREN DESTEFANO · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When Emmaline Beaumont's father started building the ghost machine, she didn't expect it to bring her mother back from the dead. But by locking himself in the basement to toil away at his hopes, Monsieur Beaumont has become obsessed with the contraption and neglected the living, and Emmaline...
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