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Armstrong and Charlie

Steven B. Frank · Hmh Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Charlie isn't looking forward to sixth grade. If he starts sixth grade, chances are he'll finish it. And when he does, he'll grow older than the brother he recently lost. Armstrong isn't looking forward to sixth grade, either. When his parents sign him up for Opportunity...
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Baseball Genius

Tim Green · Aladdin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

An average kid with an above average talent for predicting baseball pitches tries to help his favorite player out of a slump in this entertaining novel from bestselling authors Tim Green and Derek Jeter.

Jalen DeLuca loves baseball. Unfortunately his dad can't afford to keep him on the travel...
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A Boy Called Bat

Elana K Arnold · Walden Pond Pr
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

From acclaimed author Elana K. Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso, A Boy Called Bat is the first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum.For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat) , life...
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Forever, or a Long, Long Time

Caela Carter · Harpercollins
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From rising new talent Caela Carter, author of My Life with the Liars, comes an achingly beautiful and endearing story about two foster children who want desperately to believe that they've found their forever home. Perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead's When You Reach Me, Leslie Connor's...
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The Goat

Anne Fleming · Groundwood Books
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

When Kid accompanies her parents to New York City for a six-month stint of dog-sitting and home-schooling, she sees what looks like a tiny white cloud on the top of their apartment building. Rumor says there s a goat living on the roof, but how can that be? As Kid soon discovers, a goat...
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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Acclaimed and award-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly's Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships. Told from four intertwining points of view - two boys and two girls - the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and finding your inner...

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Sci-Fi Junior High

Scott Seegert · Jimmy Patterson
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this gleefully illustrated space adventure is a laugh on every page. That's a lot of laughs!Kelvin Klosmo isn't just the new kid at school - he's the new kid in the galaxy! Welcome to Sci-Fi Junior High: an inter-galactic...
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See You in the Cosmos, Carl Sagan

Jack Cheng · Dial Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A space-obsessed boy and his dog, Carl Sagan, take a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe in this funny and moving novel for fans of Counting by 7s and Walk Two Moons.

11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl...
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Tricked

Jen Calonita · Dreamscape Media
Format: Audiobook

Times are changing at Fairy Tale Reform School. At least, that's what Gilly's heard. Rumor is that notorious trickster Rumpelstiltskin has taken over management from Headmistress Flora, and he's locked down the school tighter than the Pied Piper's pants. Not that this...

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Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge

Kristin L Gray · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Vilonia is determined to prove she's responsible enough to care for a dog in this hilarious and utterly lovable debut novel.

Being responsible is NOT easy.

Fourth grader Vilonia hasn't lost her rain coat in the three weeks she's had it and she's brushed her teeth every...
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