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Under Locker and Key

Allison K. Hymas · Aladdin
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Eleven-year-old Jeremy Wilderson teams up with his rival crime fighter to stop the stealing spree that's wreaking havoc on Scottsville Middle School in this action-packed MAX novel.Jeremy Wilderson is not a thief. In fact, he is his middle school's one and only retrieval specialist. Confiscated...
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Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive!

AMMI-JOAN PAQUETTE · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true - and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes! Did you know that there is a fungus...
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Return to the Secret Garden

Holly Webb · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

As she turned it the door creaked a little and opened inwards...The only friend Emmie Hatton has ever had at the Craven Home for Orphaned Children is Lucy, the little black kitten that visits her on the fire escape every day. But when the children of Craven Home are evacuated out of London...
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Raid of No Return

NATHAN HALE · Amulet Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Nathan Hale tackles a topic fans have been asking about for years: World War II. On December 7, 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, officially bringing the United States into World War II. A new generation of pilots were recruited to fly bombing missions for the United States, and from...
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Cody Harmon, King of Pets

Claudia Mills · Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Cody Harmon doesn't love reading, math, spelling, or really any of the subjects that Miss Molina teaches in her third-grade class. But he lives on a farm and he loves animals--he even has nine pets--so when the school holds a pet-show fund-raiser, it should be his time to shine....
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Mallory Mcdonald, Super Sitter

Laurie B. Friedman · Darby Creek Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Mallory's new neighbors, the Goldmans, have twin fiveyearold boys who need babysitters. Mrs. Goldman hires Mallory and her friend Chloe Jennifer to watch the boys while she works from home. Mallory is thrilled. The boys are adorable, so this job will be tons of fun... right? Turns out the boys...
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Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen

Candace Fleming · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Balto and other real-life dog stories, here's a heavily illustrated middle-grade novel about a canine movie star of the 1920s, dramatically told in both words and pictures by an acclaimed author and a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator.When movie director Larry Trimble travels...
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How Sensors Work

Victoria G Christensen · Lerner Publications
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Have you ever seen lights turn on automatically when you step into a room? Or have you ever wondered how a garage door knows to not close when someone is standing beneath it? What these and countless other electronic devices have in common is a sensor. But how do sensors work? What are they...
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Halfway normal

Barbara Dee · Aladdin

Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Norah struggles to fit in at middle school after two years of treatment, but she finds her voice with the help of new friend Griffin, who shares her love of mythology.
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J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World: Magical Film Projections: Creatures

Insight Editions · Candlewick
Pages: 16
Format: Hardcover

Using black line illustrations on framed acetate pages, this enchanting book allows fans to project their favorite scenes from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them films at home with a flashlight. Discover Dobby the house-elf, Buckbeak the Hippogriff, and other fascinating...
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The Inn Between

Marina Cohen · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Eleven-year-old Quinn has had some bad experiences lately. She was caught cheating in school, and then one day, her little sister Emma disappeared while walking home from school. She never returned.When Quinn's best friend Kara has to move away, she goes on one last trip with Kara...
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The Best Worst Thing

Kathleen Lane · Little
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Front door locked, kitchen door locked,
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Masters of Disguise: Amazing Animal Tricksters

Rebecca L Johnson · Millbrook Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

In the animal kingdom, survival is the name of the game - and not everything is as it seems. A number of animals rely on particularly clever tricks to fool predators or prey. A baby bird mimics a poisonous caterpillar. A moth escapes bats by making sounds that interfere with the bats' echolocation....
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Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports

Gregory Zuckerman · Philomel Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Behold the power of women! These are the inspirational real-life stories of female superstar athletes Serena and Venus Williams, Simone Biles, Carli Lloyd, and more -- role models all. For sports fans, aspiring athletes and readers of sports biographies.Growing up in a crime-plagued, gang-infested...
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McDonald's

Sara Green · Pilot
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about the McDonald's Corporation. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"-- Provided by publisher.
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