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The Great Bear  by David Robertson

The Great Bear

David Robertson

Book

"In this second book in the Narnia-inspired Indigenous middle-grade fantasy series, Eli and Morgan travel back to Misewa, only to realize they've travelled back farther than expected. At school, Eli is being bullied, and while he tries to hide what's...

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A scarf for squirrel  by Jody Jensen Shaffer

A scarf for squirrel

Jody Jensen Shaffer

Book

"Bear and Mouse lost the scarf they want to give their friend, Squirrel. In this Level P Highlights Puzzle Reader, readers can join in the search for the scarf and then find hidden letters throughout the book. The simple text has lots of picture support...

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Fox wants a pet  by Jody Jensen Shaffer

Fox wants a pet

Jody Jensen Shaffer

Book

"Fox is looking for a pet, but everything Bear, Mouse, and Squirrel suggest isn't quite right. In this Level P Highlights Puzzle Reader, kids can join in the search and then find hidden letters throughout the book. The simple text has lots of picture...

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Weird kid  by Greg Van Eekhout

Weird kid

Greg Van Eekhout

Book

"Jake Foster, a shapeshifting alien of goo disguised as a human, and his spunky friend Agnes investigate the mysterious takeover of their neighbors by "imblobsters" and uncover the reason Jake is losing control of his ability to keep his human...

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The Halloween moon  by Joseph (Fiction writer) Fink

The Halloween moon

Joseph (Fiction writer) Fink

Book

"Esther Gold loves Halloween more than anything in the world. So she is determined to go trick-or-treating again this year despite the fact that her parents think she is officially too old... But when the night rolls around, something feels... off. No...

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Let's play, Daddy Bear!  by Dawn McNiff

Let's play, Daddy Bear!

Dawn McNiff

Book

"Little Bear lives with Daddy Bear at weekends, and usually they play games like Monster Chase and Dad-is-a-Big-Climbing-Frame. But today, all Daddy Bear is doing is tap-tap-tapping on his keyboard. Waiting is so boring! Can Little Bear convince him ...

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World champions!  by James Patterson

World champions!

James Patterson

Book

"Max finally meets her hero, Albert Einstein, as she dashes across glaciers, visits the Great Barrier Reef, and flies a solar-powered jet in a race to stop global warming - before it's too late for planet earth. So far, Max and her team of genius friends...

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Treasuretastic  by Victoria Kann

Treasuretastic

Victoria Kann

Book

"When Pinkalicious and Peter play treasure hunters on the family hike, what they find is even better than what they expected-it's treasuretastic!"--Publisher's description.

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The last Super Chef  by Chris Negron

The last Super Chef

Chris Negron

Book

"For as long as he can remember, Curtis Pith has been obsessed with becoming a chef like Lucas Taylor, host of Super Chef. And Curtis has a secret: Taylor is actually his long-absent father. So when Taylor announces a kids-only season of Super Chef, ...

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The fallen queen  by Kate O'Hearn

The fallen queen

Kate O'Hearn

Book

"Astraea, Zephyr, Pegasus, and Tryn turn to an old enemy to save them from a desperate situation in this third book in a new series from bestselling Pegasus author Kate O'Hearn, who masterfully blends mystery and mythology together. Jake, Nesso, and Emily...

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The Litten mystery.

The Litten mystery.

Book

"Ash is on a mission. He's determined to use his Pokémon School skills to catch the mysterious Litten. But has Ash taken on one challenge too far?"--Publisher's description.

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Shock for the Secret Seven  by Enid Blyton

Shock for the Secret Seven

Enid Blyton

Book

"Dogs are disappearing in the village where the Secret Seven live. But the Seven are too busy quarrelling to investigate! Then poor Scamper disappears"--Publisher's description.

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Stinger the sea phantom  by Adam Blade

Stinger the sea phantom

Adam Blade

Book

"Spectron, the Sea Ghost City, is in danger! The wicked Professor has unleashed another of his menacing Robobeasts. Can Max and his friends defeat Stinger the Sea Phantom and protect the Sea Ghosts?"--Publisher's description.

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The naming of Tishkin Silk  by Glenda Millard

The naming of Tishkin Silk

Glenda Millard

Book

"Griffin Silk is an uncommon sort of boy, from an uncommon sort of family. The warm, loving home he shares with his father, grandmother and five big sisters (The Rainbow Girls) is marked by the aching absence of his mother and baby sister. Where have...

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Rise of the world eater  by Jamie Littler

Rise of the world eater

Jamie Littler

Book

"Ash faces his greatest challenge yet as the evil Wraith leader Shaard unleashes the dreaded Devourer from its centuries-long imprisonment. Only by uniting can the peoples of the Snow Sea hope to stand against the monster's wrath, but as the Devourer...

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Big number 2  by Richard Higgins

Big number 2

Richard Higgins

Book

"Rich and Matt are off to the toilet for a Number 2... a second Teleportaloo adventure, that is! The evil Nanasis has gone really bananas this time and wants her stuff back or the world is doomed (again). Worst of all, she's holding Nan's beloved pet...

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How to win a slime war  by Mae Respicio

How to win a slime war

Mae Respicio

Book

"After moving to Sacramento to take over his grandparent's Filipino market, sixth-grader Alex seeks popularity by selling homemade slime at school, while his father insists he join a soccer team"--Publisher's description.

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Legacy and the double  by Annie Matthew

Legacy and the double

Annie Matthew

Book

"Kobe Bryant's legacy of uplifting and inspiring young athletes continues in this highly anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Legacy and the Queen. Legacy Petrin is a national tennis champion, but she doesn't feel like one. At th...

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Worst-case Collin  by Rebecca Caprara

Worst-case Collin

Rebecca Caprara

Book

"In the two years since his mother was killed in an automobile crash, Colin has been anticipating further disasters, writing down what to do in the event of an avalanche or mentally practicing the Heimlich maneuver just in case--but the real trouble is...

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The puffin portal  by Vashti Hardy

The puffin portal

Vashti Hardy

Book

"Grace's family are wardens of the incredible Griffin Map, using its teleport technology to fight crime across Moreland. Right now it's all systems go at Griffin HQ, where Grace, her mum and her brother have their hands full answering a huge number of...

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The invisible mix-up  by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

The invisible mix-up

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Book

"Mermicorns Serena and Lily try to use simple invisibility magic while doing a school project about magical mistakes, and learn a powerful lesson about using magic responsibly"--Publisher's description.

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The lurking lima bean  by Joe McGee

The lurking lima bean

Joe McGee

Book

"In this second installment in the spooky and silly series that's perfect for fans of Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a girl's dinner comes back to haunt her! Wolver Hollow is not a normal town. The adults are too busy shuffling off...

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The haunted mustache  by Joe McGee

The haunted mustache

Joe McGee

Book

"Lukas and Parker are on the hunt for a haunted mustache that is avenging the passing of his unfortunate owner from over a century ago"--Publisher's description.

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Vivo  by Ximena Hastings

Vivo

Ximena Hastings

Book

"Meet Vivo and experience his passion for music. Join him as he travels from Havana to Miami on a musical journey"--Publisher's description.

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Mindy Kim and the big pizza challenge  by Lyla Lee

Mindy Kim and the big pizza challenge

Lyla Lee

Book

"Mindy Kim loves food...When a local pizza place advertises a trivia competition, Mindy can't believe that the big prize is unlimited pizza for a whole year! Mindy is confident she and her dad can take the top spot. But Dad is worried he might not un...

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Save our seas!  by Lucy Courtenay

Save our seas!

Lucy Courtenay

Book

"Marnie Blue is shocked when lots of plastic rubbish gets swept into Mermaid Lagoon. It is making a big mess and even harming the underwater animals. Marnie and her friends decide enough is enough and they must have a big green clean-up. But just where...

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Lightning Falls  by Amy (Amy J.) Wilson

Lightning Falls

Amy (Amy J.) Wilson

Book

"The Ghost House is all Valerie has ever known. She's perfectly happy helping Meg and the rest of her beloved ghost family to haunt the guests who come to stay. But then she meets Joe, the boy up at the top of the bridge, who tells her he's from another...

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Journey beyond the burrow  by Rina Heisel

Journey beyond the burrow

Rina Heisel

Book

"When young mouse Tobin has his baby brother snatched from his burrow by monstrous spiders, Tobin and his friends must embark on a dangerous journey deep into their forest home to save him, encountering new friends along the way"--Publisher's descrip...

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Escape from Camp Boring  by Tom (Author at HarperCollins Children's Books) Mitchell

Escape from Camp Boring

Tom (Author at HarperCollins Children's...

Book

"After Will is caught listening to music on his phone in class again, his mum has had enough. Will is sent to a 'rewilding' camp in the middle of the woods for kids addicted to tech... Disaster. Not only is the camp a screen-free snooze-fest, Will realises...

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Back-to-school blitz  by Jennifer Torres

Back-to-school blitz

Jennifer Torres

Book

"The Romero twins have always ruled David's school. But when a set of trickster triplets moves to town, David gets stuck in the middle of a full-on prank war! Can he stop the scuffle before the playground becomes off-limits for the whole year?"--Publ...

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Adam-2  by Alastair (Children's author) Chisholm

Adam-2

Alastair (Children's author) Chisho...

Book

"Adam-2 has been locked in the basement of a lost building for over two hundred years - until he emerges into a world ruined by a civil war between humans and advanced intelligence. Hunted by both sides, Adam discovers that he holds the key to the war,...

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Henry Heckelbeck, dinosaur hunter  by Wanda Coven

Henry Heckelbeck, dinosaur hunter

Wanda Coven

Book

"On a class field trip, Henry hopes to dig up a dinosaur bone with his lucky shovel"--Publisher's description.

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Fangs for having us!  by Nancy E. Krulik

Fangs for having us!

Nancy E. Krulik

Book

"While on a field trip to Romania, Ms. Frogbottom's class visits Dracula's castle, where they encounter vampires, garlic, bats, and even the legendary Count himself!"--Publisher's description.

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The whispers in the walls  by Sophie Cleverly

The whispers in the walls

Sophie Cleverly

Book

"Scarlet and Ivy return to Rookwood School - in their second spine-tingling mystery adventure! The twins have been reunited, but are definitely not out of danger... Evil Miss Fox may have fled the scene, but headmaster Mr Bartholomew is back, imposing...

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My headteacher is a vampire rat!  by Pamela Butchart

My headteacher is a vampire rat!

Pamela Butchart

Book

"Izzy and her friends are SHOCKED when they meet their new headteacher. He has black hair, wears a cape and has funny, wormy lips. One time, they even hear him hissing in his office, and sunlight makes him go bright red! But it's when he bans garlic bread...

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Enid Blyton's Christmas stories. by Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton's Christmas stories.

Enid Blyton

Book

"From Santa Claus and his helpers to a family putting up their tree, the characters in these stories embrace the Christmas spirit. There is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food - many of the i...

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Minecraft  by Suyi Davies

Minecraft

Suyi Davies

Book

"All of Cecelia Alao's friends call her Cece. All one of them. But she and Therese are so close that one friend is all Cece needs. Both at school and in their shared Minecraft world, Cece and Therese are inseparable. Until the night before the first day...

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Gracie and the grumpy pony  by Olivia Tuffin

Gracie and the grumpy pony

Olivia Tuffin

Book

"At Sunshine Stables, dreams become adventures! Gracie is so excited to be paired with Bobby at pony camp. He looks gorgeous and he rides like a dream! But there's a problem - nothing she does makes him happy and it's breaking her heart! Gracie won't...

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The ship of cloud and stars  by Amy Raphael

The ship of cloud and stars

Amy Raphael

Book

"Nico Cloud desperately wants to be an explorer, but her parents think adventures aren't for girls. Fate intervenes when Nico chases a kitten on board a ship and then the ship sails out to sea! NICO IS AN ACCIDENTAL STOWAWAY. Lucky for her, the ship belongs...

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Timmy and the treasure  by Sufiya Ahmed

Timmy and the treasure

Sufiya Ahmed

Book

"The Five are on a special mission to help create a little public garden to honour late Mr Tidyworth. But when Timmy digs up a shining silver necklace, they must find out who buried it and just how valuable it really is. Set in the world of Enid Blyt...

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The dreamweavers  by G. Z. (Gail Zhuang) Schmidt

The dreamweavers

G. Z. (Gail Zhuang) Schmidt

Book

"Twin siblings journey through the City of Ashes and visit the Jade Rabbit to save their grandpa in this Chinese folklore-inspired fantasy adventure"--Publisher's description.

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Game on!  by Mary Amato

Game on!

Mary Amato

Book

"Albert, a 7th grader, is abducted by aliens who recruit him to play Star Striker for their interplanetary soccer team, but it isn't until after he agrees that he discovers that someone or something is trying to kill him"--Publisher's description.

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Mine  by Delilah S. Dawson

Mine

Delilah S. Dawson

Book

"Twelve-year-old Lily moves to a creepy old house in a Florida swamp and finds out that the house isn't empty: it's packed full of the previous occupants' trash, keepsakes, and, Lily begins to suspect, maybe even their ghosts"--Publisher's descriptio...

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The hungry ghosts  by Miguel Flores

The hungry ghosts

Miguel Flores

Book

"Witches have been banned from Arrett for years. Which is why Milly has tried to ignore the tingling light that appears in her palm anytime she conjures up a wish. She has too many responsibilities as the oldest girl at St. George's Orphanage to get caught...

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Lotería  by Karla Valenti

Lotería

Karla Valenti

Book

"In Oaxaca City, Mexico, ancient friends Life and Death discuss free will while engaged in a game of chance, with eleven-year-old Clara as the protagonist of their theories and a pawn in their game, moving inevitably towards her ultimate fate. Includ...

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The golden dreidel  by Ellen Kushner

The golden dreidel

Ellen Kushner

Book

"It's that time of year again--Sara's family's big Chanukah party. All the while she longs for Christmas lights and carolers in department-store windows. What she gets is a shiny gold dreidel from Tante Miriam and a warning to be careful, for it is no...

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A new Knight  by Sam Kerr

A new Knight

Sam Kerr

Book

"After a rough start, Sam Kerr gets into the swing of playing soccer for the Knights. But there's so much to learn - new rules and positions and strategies... Lately it seems like soccer is the only thing she can think about. When Sam finds out she'll...

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Is it Hanukkah yet?  by Nancy E. Krulik

Is it Hanukkah yet?

Nancy E. Krulik

Book

"A little girl waits with great anticipation all day until the sun sets and Hanukkah can begin"--Publisher's description.

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Elvis and the world as it stands  by Lisa Frenkel Riddiough

Elvis and the world as it stands

Lisa Frenkel Riddiough

Book

"After being sadly brought home from the animal shelter Elvis learns to appreciate his new family, especially ten-year-old Georgina Pemberton who builds skyscraper buildings in her bedroom, and Elvis realizes that both humans and animals can build a world...

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Tally Tuttle turns into a turtle  by Kathryn Holmes

Tally Tuttle turns into a turtle

Kathryn Holmes

Book

"It's Tally Tuttle's first day of second grade, and she's so nervous that she feels like she ate butterflies for breakfast! On top of moving to a new town and new school where she doesn't know anyone, everyone starts teasing her when her full name, T...

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Food fight!  by Alan Katz

Food fight!

Alan Katz

Book

"Oh, no! Noah, the classroom's evil pet ferret, has stolen everyone's lunch--and worse yet, he's done it on a day when Milton's mom, the class's go-to super-sub, is off on another assignment. Will Milton be able to foil Noah's most fiendish plot yet or...

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Miss Aker is a maker!  by Dan Gutman

Miss Aker is a maker!

Dan Gutman

Book

"Principal Klutz has invited a special guest to Ella Mentry School. Her name is Miss Aker, and she's going to show A.J. and his friends how to create cool things out of materials like balloons, straws, and even Popsicle sticks! But what happens when they...

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Otter  by Sam Garton

Otter

Sam Garton

Book

"When Otter bakes the perfect birthday cake for her best friend Teddy, the cake is so delicious that she might eat it all herself!"--Publisher's description.

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Make a splash  by Jackie Walter

Make a splash

Jackie Walter

Book

"Make a Splash is a non-fiction text exploring how different people can make a splash in water. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations"--Pub...

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Deepest, darkest  by William Ritter

Deepest, darkest

William Ritter

Book

"Brothers Cole and Tinn one human, one a goblin changeling are determined to solve a mystery almost as old as they are: What happened to their long-missing father? Joseph Burton vanished without a trace, leaving the baby boys' mother to raise them alone....

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The snow queen  by H. C. (Hans Christian) Andersen

The snow queen

H. C. (Hans Christian) Andersen

Book

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Jayda the snowboarding fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Jayda the snowboarding fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

"Jayda the snowboarding fairy's special magic helps keep snowboarders safe from danger. But when Jack Frost steals her magical object, snowboarders everywhere forget how to ride. Jayda needs Rachel and Kristy's help fast!"--Publisher's description.

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Wishypoofs and hiccups  by Asia Citro

Wishypoofs and hiccups

Asia Citro

Book

"Pip shows up with a new look that's just as surprising to him as it is to Zoey and Sassafras. When they retrace Pip's steps in the forest, they see another magical friend change right before their eyes"--Publisher's description.

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Dream pony  by Zanna Davidson

Dream pony

Zanna Davidson

Book

"Animal Rescue Dolls Amelia, Jack and Zoe set out to save a trapped pony. The Animal Rescue Dolls are excited about their trip to the Wild Isle to check on the wild mountain ponies. But when they reach the clifftop, they find a yearling, trapped on a...

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The tower at the end of time  by Amy Sparkes

The tower at the end of time

Amy Sparkes

Book

"Nine and her friends have broken the curse on their marvellous, magical House, and are free to travel the worlds once more. There's only one problem: the House is nervous about travelling - and gets the hiccups! With every HIC! they bounce from one world...

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Katt loves Dogg  by James Patterson

Katt loves Dogg

James Patterson

Book

"Katts and doggs are supposed to be sworn enemies, not in LOVE! Gross! Wilderness adventurers and expert trackers Molly the katt and Oscar the dogg go camping with their families: parents, siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles. One big reunion! It would...

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Baking machine  by Dusti Bowling

Baking machine

Dusti Bowling

Book

"Aven knows she's an expert baker of cakes and cookies since she's been baking with her mom for a really long time. Plus no one bakes quite like her. She cracks eggs with her feet and measures sugar and flour with her feet (plus measuring cups) since...

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Mystery on Magnolia Circle  by Kate Klise

Mystery on Magnolia Circle

Kate Klise

Book

"Rear Window meets Nancy Drew in this middle-grade novel by Kate Klise about a girl who believes she has witnessed a crime. What happens when two best friends take on the world's worst summer? On the first day of vacation, ten-year-old Ivy Crowden falls...

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A forest divided  by Erin Hunter

A forest divided

Erin Hunter

Book

"As a cold, harsh winter approaches, the cats from the mountains prepare to divide into several camps, requiring each cat to decide where his or her allegiances lie"--Publisher's description.

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A murmuration of starlings  by Franny Billingsley

A murmuration of starlings

Franny Billingsley

Book

"Robber Girl doesn't have a name. Or a home. But she does have a dagger. And she has Gentleman Jack. Together, they are wild. Gentleman Jack has two tasks and he needs Robber Girl with him to complete them. But when a heist to steal back Gentleman Jack's...

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Lost island  by MarcyKate Connolly

Lost island

MarcyKate Connolly

Book

"Simone is still reeling from learning the truth about her mother, Maeve. But she knows she has to stop her before she finds what she's looking for and ends up hurting her friends in the process. When Simone stumbles across an old legend about a handful...

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Word travelers and the Taj Mahal mystery  by Raj Haldar

Word travelers and the Taj Mahal mystery

Raj Haldar

Book

"Eddie and MJ are suddenly transported to India where they must use their word knowledge to solve a mystery and help their new friend Dev save his school"--Publisher's description.

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Imaginary  by Lee Bacon

Imaginary

Lee Bacon

Book

"Eleven-year-old Zach knows he is too old to have an imaginary playmate, but between grieving for the loss of his father and coping with bullying at school the only place he seems to find joy is in his fantasy world with his best friend Shovel"--Publ...

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Heroes  by Jen Calonita

Heroes

Jen Calonita

Book

"Princess Devin didn't come to Royal Academy for fame, glory, or a crown. All she's ever wanted is to be a Magical Creature Caretaker. Just when Devin gets up the courage to ask about following her passion, disaster strikes. The evil Rumplestiltskin and...

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Fergus and Zeke and the 100th day of school  by Kate Messner

Fergus and Zeke and the 100th day of school

Kate Messner

Book

"Fergus and Zeke love being the class pets in Miss Maxwell's classroom, and they do everything the students do. But when the kids start collecting items and doing gym challenges and making projects to celebrate the one hundredth day of school, the mice...

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Mood science  by Jim Benton

Mood science

Jim Benton

Book

"Franny is having a tough time managing because her feelings are getting in the way. So she physically removes them with the help of one of her machines. But it turns out that not having feelings can make things even worse, especially when you've acc...

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The stars of Whistling Ridge  by Cindy Baldwin

The stars of Whistling Ridge

Cindy Baldwin

Book

"Ivy Mae Bloom is almost thirteen years old, her name is almost a complete sentence, and her family's RV is almost a home. Ivy desperately wants a place to put down roots, but it's her mama's job as a fallen star to tend the magic underpinning the world--a...

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Secondhand dogs  by Carolyn Crimi

Secondhand dogs

Carolyn Crimi

Book

"When a new dog named Decker arrives in Miss Lottie's home and convinces Moon Pie to embark on an impossible journey, Gus, the insecure pack leader, must gather his courage to bring Moon Pie home"--Publisher's description.

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The Orpheus plot  by Christopher Swiedler

The Orpheus plot

Christopher Swiedler

Book

"The Navy has never accepted a Belter cadet before, but Lucas' skills secure him a place on the training ship, the Orpheus. Life in the Navy couldn't be more different than life in the Belt, and Lucas struggles to find his place. As a Belter, he's an...

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Dragons vs. robots  by Mari Mancusi

Dragons vs. robots

Mari Mancusi

Book

"In this sequel to Dragon Ops, beloved author Mari Mancusi takes readers on another thrilling and heart-pounding adventure through a high stakes video game world. Now safely back at home, Ian and Lilly are free to return to normal life. Except there's...

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Ahmed Aziz's epic year  by Nina Hamza

Ahmed Aziz's epic year

Nina Hamza

Book

"This hilarious and poignant tween debut about dealing with bullies, making friends, and the power of good books. Ahmed Aziz is having an epic year - epically bad. After his dad gets sick, the family moves from Hawaii to Minnesota for his dad's treatment....

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Christmas mystery  by Zanna Davidson

Christmas mystery

Zanna Davidson

Book

"It's Christmas Eve, and the Christmas Dolls get a call from Mission Control - all the presents have been stolen from Santa's workshop, and even worse, one of the elves is missing! Santa is away fetching the reindeer, and the elves don't know what to...

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Blue thunder  by Gordon D'Arcy

Blue thunder

Gordon D'Arcy

Book

"Gordon is back for more mayhem and mischief in the second book in the laugh-out-loud Gordon's Game series! Gordon D'Arcy - the only kid at school with a Six Nations medal hidden under his pillow! Though helping Ireland to win the Grand Slam feels like...

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The man in the mist  by Tamar Reis-Frankfort

The man in the mist

Tamar Reis-Frankfort

Book

"Zak is ten years old. He lives with Grandpa. One day, Grandpa falls gravely ill. When Zak goes to seek help, he meets a wizard. Strangely, the wizard already knows that Grandpa is sick. He offers to cure Grandpa, and, in return, Zak must go on a quest....

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Mighty inside  by Sundee T. Frazier

Mighty inside

Sundee T. Frazier

Book

"Melvin Robinson wants a strong, smooth, He-Man voice that lets him say what he wants, when he wants-especially to his crush Millie Takazawa, and Gary Ratliff, who constantly puts him down. But the thought of starting high school is only making his s...

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Fly high, Lolo  by Niki Daly

Fly high, Lolo

Niki Daly

Book

"Four new easy-to-read stories about the delightful and irrepressible Lolo and her daily life in a South African township, perfect for early readers. In Fly High, Lolo!, Lolo dreams of being an eagle in the school play, meets Miss Teen the Beauty Queen,...

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Frankenstein  by M. D. (Matthew D.) Payne

Frankenstein

M. D. (Matthew D.) Payne

Book

"In these literary classics, you make the choices. Readers explore alternative paths, new character developments, shocking new endings, and surprising plot twists, told in the same voice as Mary Shelley's original. Beloved Monster Juice author, M.D. ...

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Rosetown summer  by Cynthia Rylant

Rosetown summer

Cynthia Rylant

Book

"In 1973, Flora loves living in the quiet town of Rosetown, Indiana, where change is not constant, but life takes a decided turn during the summer between fourth and fifth grades"--Publisher's description.

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The game master  by Matt Yoakum

The game master

Matt Yoakum

Book

"Rebecca Zamolo is on a mission to save her summer. Instead of going to camp like she'd planned, she's been stuck in summer school. But today is the day! She's going to present her final science assignment--using her Nana's borrowed vintage zoetrope--and...

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Leopardstar's honor  by Erin Hunter

Leopardstar's honor

Erin Hunter

Book

"Since her kithood, Leopardfur has known that she would one day save RiverClan from destruction. The ambitious ThunderClan deputy Tigerclaw believes he can help her fulfill her destiny, but as Leopardstar rises to follow in Crookedstar's paw steps, she...

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I am so over being a loser  by James Smith

I am so over being a loser

James Smith

Book

"Barry's mum has become a bit of celebrity, and now he can't go anywhere without seeing a poster of her eating a chocolate digestive or wiggling her bum in a pair of jeans. It's so annoy-embarrassing, and everyone at school is making fun of him. But you...

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Wedding crasher  by Geronimo Stilton

Wedding crasher

Geronimo Stilton

Book

"Geronimo and his friends travel to his cousin Stevie Stingsnout's wedding far away on Cheap Change Hill and run into trouble"--Publisher's description.

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Girls rule  by Alesha Dixon

Girls rule

Alesha Dixon

Book

"Pearl moves into 10 Downing Street when her mum Patrice becomes the UK's first Black female Prime Minister. A chance meeting with Patrice's childhood sweetheart Jackson and suddenly Pearl's glam new life has an unexpected gatecrasher: Jackson's daughter...

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Threading the Space Needle  by Sean Petrie

Threading the Space Needle

Sean Petrie

Book

"Jett Ryder wants his motocross stunt at the Space Needle in Seattle to be the coolest ever. Jett and his best friend Mika develop a stunt to match the awe-inspiring nature of the Needle itself. Can Jett take motocross innovation to the next level as...

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Soaring over the Titanic  by Sean Petrie

Soaring over the Titanic

Sean Petrie

Book

"In the world of freestyle motocross stunts, Jett Ryder has seen his share of crashes and wrecks. But none of those come close to the biggest wreck in history: the Titanic. Jett and his best friend Mika want to do an amazing trick that pays tribute to...

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World in between  by Kenan Trebinčević

World in between

Kenan Trebinčević

Book

"Kenan loves drawing and playing soccer with his friends. He wants to be a famous athlete, hates it when his classmates trash his buck teeth by calling him 'Bugs Bunny,' and fights with his big brother, who's too busy and cool for him lately. Sometimes...

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Hide and seek  by James Clements

Hide and seek

James Clements

Book

"First Words with Peppa is a levelled reading series of Peppa Pig stories. The stories are suitable for children who are learning to read, and for children who are learning English as a foreign language. First Words with Peppa is based on the Dolch Sight...

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Daddy Pig's big jump  by James Clements

Daddy Pig's big jump

James Clements

Book

"First Words with Peppa is a levelled reading series of Peppa Pig stories. The stories are suitable for children who are learning to read, and for children who are learning English as a foreign language. First Words with Peppa is based on the Dolch Sight...

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No zombie left behind  by Zack (Fictitious character) Zombie

No zombie left behind

Zack (Fictitious character) Zombie

Book

"Meet 12 year old Zombie. For a long time he's been hoping that he could get adopted by a nice human family one day. But when Zombie finally gets his wish, things quickly get out of control, and turn crazier, and funnier than everyone expects"--Publi...

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The lights under the lake  by Sophie Cleverly

The lights under the lake

Sophie Cleverly

Book

"It is summer and as a special treat after the horrors of last term Mrs Knight announces a school trip to Shady Pines Hotel on the shores of Lake Seren. Scarlet and Ivy are thrilled to get away from Rookwood for a break! But the old hotel and the waters...

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Evil spy school  by Stuart Gibbs

Evil spy school

Stuart Gibbs

Book

"After getting expelled from spy school for accidentally shooting a live mortar into the principal's office, thirteen-year-old Ben finds himself recruited by evil crime organization SPYDER"--Publisher's description.

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Eloise and the big parade  by Lisa McClatchy

Eloise and the big parade

Lisa McClatchy

Book

""Eloise and Nanny are going to a big parade!"--Back cover"--Publisher's description.

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The puzzled penguin  by Amelia (Children's author) Cobb

The puzzled penguin

Amelia (Children's author) Cobb

Book

"Zoe's uncle has just brought the cutest baby penguin to the zoo. But Zoe thinks there's something puzzling about the little animal. He just doesn't seem to know he's a penguin"--Publisher's description.

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The King's fifth  by Scott O'Dell

The King's fifth

Scott O'Dell

Book

"A map-maker accompanying a ruthless band of Coronado's soldiers in their search for gold must battle against his own sudden greed"--Publisher's description.

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