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The Oceans between Stars

KEVIN EMERSON · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"Thrillingly ambitious and imaginative." - Soman Chainani, bestselling author of The School for Good and Evil, about Last Day on MarsIt is Earth year 2223, but the Earth, along with the entire solar system, is gone.Liam and Phoebe, having barely escaped our exploding sun with...
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Granted

JOHN DAVID ANDERSON · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of beloved novels Ms. Bixby's Last Day and Posted comes a hilarious, heartfelt, and unforgettable novel about a fairy-in-training.Everyone who wishes upon a star, or a candle, or a penny thrown into a fountain knows that you're not allowed to tell anyone what you've wished...
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The 11:11 Wish

KIM TOMSIC · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"A pawsitively magical twist on middle school mayhem." - Ingrid Law, Newbery Honor-winning author of SavvyMegan Meyers has a foolproof plan to reinvent herself at her new school. Good-bye, dorky math nerd; hello, friend magnet! But her first day at Saguaro Prep starts off weird...
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A Pup Called Trouble

BOBBIE PYRON · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Fans of classic animal stories like Pax and A Dog's Way Home will howl over the heartwarming adventures of a coyote pup lost in New York City. Brimming with curiosity, Trouble can't wait to explore the world beyond Singing Creek. So one morning the coyote pup stows away in the back of a truck...
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The Heat Is On

Charise Mericle Harper · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The competition heats up in episode two of this zesty series for fans of MasterChef Jr. and Kids Cook-off! With this episode's theme of family and tradition, from a diner challenge to a quinceañera to the farmer's market, the junior chefs will have to sauté their way through...
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The Rizzlerunk Club: Best Buds Under Frogs

LESLIE PATRICELLI · Candlewick
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In her first novel, illustrated in her inimitable style, Leslie Patricelli hits all the humorous ups and downs of being the new kid at school, navigating complicated friendships, and standing up to frenemies.For Lily, it's the worst first day of school ever. Who would want to be friends...
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They Didn't Teach THIS in Worm School!

SIMONE LIA · Candlewick
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A hungry chicken (who thinks he's a flamingo) and a quick-thinking worm set off on a madcap adventure - and forge an unlikely friendship.Marcus is a worm, and a bird named Laurence who looks very much like a chicken is about to eat him for breakfast. So what does Marcus do? He strikes...
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Arts and Thefts

Allison K Hymas · Aladdin
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Middle school retrieval specialist Jeremy Wilderson must team up with preteen private detective Becca Mills once again to solve his most mind-boggling case yet in this action-packed MAX novel.Ahh, summer vacation! Jeremy Wilderson, Scottsville Middle School's first (and only) retrieval...
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Hunger: A Tale of Courage

Donna Jo Napoli · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Through the eyes of twelve-year-old Lorraine this haunting novel from the award-winning author of Hidden and Hush gives insight and understanding into a little known part of history - the Irish potato famine.It is the autumn of 1846 in Ireland. Lorraine and her brother are waiting for the time...
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The Ambrose Deception

Emily Ecton · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Melissa is a nobody. Wilf is a slacker. Bondi is a show-off. At least that's what their middle school teachers think. To everyone's surprise, they are the three students chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, solving clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago....
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