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Calico Girl

Jerdine Nolen - Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of Eliza's Freedom Road comes the powerful tale of a slave girl's triumphant journey to freedom with her family during the Civil War.Twelve-year-old Callie Wilcomb and her family are slaves, and the Civil War gives them hope that freedom may be on the horizon....
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The Sphinx: A 4,000-year-old Riddle

Ruth Owen - Bearport Publishing Company
Format: Print book

Overlooking the River Nile and guarding the Giza pyramids is one of the world's oldest and largest statues--the Sphinx. Carved from the bedrock beneath the desert, the half-lion, half-human creature has watched over the desert for thousands of years. But who built the giant statue,...
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What Are Political Parties?

Joyce Jeffries - Kidhaven
Format: Library Binding

Division along political party lines has become an issue that concerns many in the United States, but it is not a new problem. As readers explore the history and current landscape of political parties, they learn the reasons why political parties formed, what different parties stand for,...
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The Startup Squad: Face the Music

Weisfeld, Brian - IMPRINT


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Glitch

Sarah Graley - Graphix
Format: Paperback

From comics rising star Sarah Graley, a fresh and funny middle-grade graphic novel featuring a girl who must save a virtual world... and her own!Izzy has an incredible secret -- she can enter the world of her new video game! She meets Rae, a robot who says Izzy is destined to save Dungeon...
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Joey's Jump for Opie

STEVE MAIOLO - Hasmark Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Hey Buckaroo!Welcome to Hobby Horse, a sun-bleached little red barn nestled back amongst the oak trees. Joey lives on the farm with all of his animal friends: Licorice, Crackerjack, Lou-Lou, Dundee and Opie.When Opie goes missing, his friends remain calm as they all set out on an adventure...
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Iron Tide Rising

Carrie Ryan - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Magical worlds and incredible creatures fill the pages of this epic, action-packed finale of the Map to Everywhere series, from John Parke Davis and New York Times bestselling author Carrie Ryan!Intrepid travelers Fin and Marrill have shared countless thrilling and treacherous adventures...
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Belle's Next Chapter

KATHY MCCULLOUGH - RH/Disney
Format: Hardcover

The spell may be broken, but Belle's adventures have just begun! This original middle-grade novel continues the story of Disney's Beauty and the Beast!The spell that turned the Prince into the Beast has been broken. But when he mysteriously goes missing, Belle learns that he is being...
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Attack from tilted towers : an unofficial novel of Fortnite

Devin Hunter - Sky Pony Press
Format: Print book

With Tae Mins help, Greys squad reaches the top ten, but every game changes who will stay trapped in Fortnite Battle Royale and who will go home. There are only three days of battles left, and Grey isnt sure its enough to secure top five for his whole squad. His rank is higher than his friends,...
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Allie's Bayou Rescue

Missy Robertson - Zonderkidz
Format: Paperback

Life hasn't been easy lately for twelve-year-old Allie Carroway. Not only does she have to be careful about what she eats and keep her asthma treatment with her at all times, but rumor has it that if she has one more serious asthma attack, her family may move to Arizona - far away from...
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