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The Dangerous Book for Boys

Conn Iggulden · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses*, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is.In this digital age there is still a place for knots,...
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Hurricane Child

Kheryn Callender · Scholastic Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and twelve-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately. She's hated and bullied by everyone in her small school on St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands, a spirit only she can see won't stop following...
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The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series)

Jacqueline Davies
Format: Paperback

For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day. And I am the Lemonade King. Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He’s good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other...
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Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar

James Patterson · Little
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

From blockbuster author James Patterson comes the third installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling Middle School series! Georgia Khatchadorian--the sister of the star of the first two Middle School books, Rafe Khatchadorian--plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places...
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Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece: An Interactive Mythological Adventure

B A Hoena · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

You are the mighty Greek hero Jason. Along with your crew of argonauts, you are setting sail in search of the Golden Fleece. But your journey will not be easy. Sea monsters, powerful witches, and deadly beasts stand in your way. Can you survive and bring the Golden Fleece back to your kingdom?...
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Movie Monsters: From Godzilla to Frankenstein

Krystyna Poray Goddu · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

The first monster to appear in a movie was Frankenstein. Since then, Godzilla, King Kong, and others have taken over the screen, destroying cities and terrorizing crowds. These monsters continue to show up in movies, TV shows, video games, and books. Movie monsters often seem terrifying...
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Bubbles: A Novel

Abby Cooper · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Sticks & Stones, a novel about friendship, overcoming obstacles, and what it really means to understand the people around you.Twelve-year-old Sophie Mulvaney's world has been turned upside down. Mom lost her job at the TV station and broke up with Pratik, whom Sophie...
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The Story of Pirates (Usborne Young Reading: Series Three)

Rob Lloyd Jones · Usborne Books
Pages: 63
Format: Hardcover

Describes the history of pirates, discussing why they plundered and what life was like for a pirate in the seventeenth century.
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Women in the West

Rachel Stuckey · Powerkids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Most stories of the Wild West detail the successes and adventures of men, but this book gives a fresh womans perspective on life in the Wild West. Readers will love learning about the challenges and triumphs of these strong frontier women, from Annie Oakley to Calamity Jane. The book sheds...
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What's It Like to Be the President?

Kathleen Connors · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Book

Some people say the US president is the most powerful leader in the world. Its got to be a stressful job! Readers will learn the powers given to the president by the US Constitution and the presidential duties that have developed over time. Enhanced by historical and full-color photographs...
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Pet Hotel #1: Calling All Pets!

Kate Finch · Scholastic
Pages: 77
Format: Paperback

A fun, funny new chapter book series full of adorable pets and silly adventures!Twins Meg and Charlie are moving into their great-great-aunt's hotel, and they're in for some surprises! The run-down hotel is full of cool old rooms, a rooftop garden, even an elevator. There's...
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Star Wars Rebels: The Rebellion Begins

Michael Kogge · Disney Pr
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Ezra Bridger knows how to take care of himself. Growing up in the shadow of the Galactic Empire, Ezra has always stolen what he can to survive--and to mess with the Empire. But when one of Ezra's heists goes terribly wrong, he finds himself thrown together with a team of rebels. Lead...
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Bentley Continental GT

Calvin Cruz · Bellwether Media
Format: Library Binding

This masterpiece is a perfect combination of classic Bentley and modern technology. Promising luxury and performance, the Bentley Continental GT will not disappoint. Uncover the secrets to creating crafty cars in this high-interest book for reluctant readers.
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