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The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: Being an Absolutely Accurate Autobiographical Account of My Follies, Fortune, and Fate

Avi · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 314
Format: Hardcover

High adventure from a master storyteller about one boy's attempt to fend for himself among cruel orphan masters, corrupt magistrates, and conniving thieves. In the seaside town of Melcombe Regis, England, 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts wakes to find his father missing and his house flooded...
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A Trio of Tolerable Tales

Dusan (ILT)/ AtwoodMargaret Eleanor Petricic · GROUNDWOOD
Pages: 52
Format: Hardcover

Wordplay and outrageous adventures rule the day in these three humorous stories from Margaret Atwood, with illustrations by Dušan Petricic. Now published together in a chapter book for the first time!In Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes, Ramsay runs away from his revolting relatives...
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The Magnificent Flying Baron Estate

Eric Bower · Amberjack Publishing
Pages: 230
Format: Hardcover

Waldo Baron awakes one morning to find his inventor parents have turned their house into a flying machine, and they intend to enter into a race across the country in the hopes of winning the $500 prize. His parents' plans go astray when they are kidnapped by Rose Blackwood, the sister...
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The Worst Fairy Godmother Ever!

Sarah Aronson · Scholastic Press
Pages: 165
Format: Hardcover

Q: What do you need to become a great fairy godmother?a) kindnessb) determinationc) gusto d) all of the aboveFairy-godmother-in-training Isabelle doesn't know what gusto is, but she's pretty sure she has what it takes to pass fairy godmother training with flying colors.But...
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Three Pennies

Melanie Crowder · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A girl in foster care tries to find her birth mother before she loses her forever in this spare and beautifully told novel about last chances and new opportunities.For a kid bouncing from foster home to foster home, The Book of Changes is the perfect companion. That's why Marin carries...
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The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship

Philip/ FordhamFred Pullman (ILT) · GRAPHIX
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail between the centuries, searching for a way home. In the ocean of the modern day, John rescues a shipwrecked young girl his own age, Serena, and promises to help....
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Dragon Captives

Lisa McMann · Aladdin
Pages: 419
Format: Hardcover

Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artimé, their younger twin sisters journey beyond the islands in this first novel of a new sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called "The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter."Identical twins Fifer and Thisbe...
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Knock About with the Fitzgerald-Trouts

Esta Spalding · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Witty, full of heart and genuinely fun to read...a wacky, lighthearted romp."--The New York Times Book ReviewWelcome to the further adventures of the plucky Fitzgerald-Trout siblings, who live on a tropical island where the grown-ups are useless, but the kids can drive.In this...
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Georgia Rules

Nanci Turner Steveson · HarperCollins
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of One for the Murphys and The Penderwicks, this poignant and moving middle grade novel tells the story of a girl who moves to a new town and meets an unforgettable family - one that will change her and her mother's lives forever.Magnolia Grace never wanted to leave...
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Gnome-a-geddon

KA Holt · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Buck discovers that his favorite book series might be less fictional than he thought in this delightful middle grade adventure.Harry Potter. Percy Jackson. Custard the Gnome. Buck is a super fan of the book series, The Triumphant Gnome Syndicate. He knows all the trivia. The properties...
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