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Super Turbo vs. Wonder Pig  by Lee (Fictitious character) Kirby

Super Turbo vs. Wonder Pig

Lee (Fictitious character) Kirby

Book

"When Wonder Pig starts to act strange, Super Turbo gets suspicious. Is it possible that the superhero guinea pig is actually working undercover for the evil rat Whiskerface?"--

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Boyband of the apocalypse  by Tom Nicoll

Boyband of the apocalypse

Tom Nicoll

Book

The closest he's ever come to super-stardom is playing the back end of a donkey in the school Nativity play. Then his sister drags him along to an Apocalips concert and he overhears members of the band plotting to destroy all humanity. Starting with their...

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Call of the wraith  by Kevin Sands

Call of the wraith

Kevin Sands

Book

Christopher Rowe has no idea who he is. After being shipwrecked in Devonshire, he wakes up alone, his memories gone. Villagers tell him he was possessed by an unseen evil, and only became conscious after being visited by the local witch. As Christopher...

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Finch  by Penny Matthews

Finch

Penny Matthews

Book

Audrey is used to not fitting in - even her little sister calls her "Nerd Girl". When her family moves to the country, she makes a secret friend: a boy, Finch, who seems to understand her as nobody else can. But there's something mysterious about Finch....

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Ghostcoming!  by Orli Zuravicky

Ghostcoming!

Orli Zuravicky

Book

Welcome to Limbo Central Middle School! It's Lucy's first day at her new school, and she's just trying to get her footing--literally. As a brand-new ghost, she's mostly see-through, not able to stand or sit normally, and stuck in the ballet clothes she...

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Dig to disaster  by Robert Quackenbush

Dig to disaster

Robert Quackenbush

Book

Miss Mallard investigates a headless demon and a series of mysterious accidents that threaten Dr. Dusty Duck's archeological expedition in the jungles of Central America.

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Knights vs. dinosaurs  by Matt Phelan

Knights vs. dinosaurs

Matt Phelan

Book

With the realm at peace and few dragons about, the Knights of the Round Table are bored, so Merlin sends them to face the most terrible lizards of all--dinosaurs.

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Seeing Red  by Sarah Mlynowski

Seeing Red

Sarah Mlynowski

Book

Abby tries to use the magic mirror to get to her friend's house, but she ends up with her brother in the tale of Little Red Riding Hood; where, having accidently knocked out the Huntsman, they set out to save Red (named Lali) and her rather unpleasan...

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Thea Stilton and the riddle of the ruins  by Thea Stilton

Thea Stilton and the riddle of the ruins

Thea Stilton

Book

"While the Thea sisters are at the excavation site of a dig at Hierapolis, Professor Brenninger unearths a series of priceless and very old figurines, but the Thea Sisters think the discovery may be a scam and investigate."--Publisher's description.

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Snow place like home  by Ray O'Ryan

Snow place like home

Ray O'Ryan

Book

The Nelsons are heading for a winter vacation on a great new planet with Zack's best friend, Drake, and the boys can't wait to dive into the winter games, but at the resort, Zack realizes there are a bunch of hurdles he wasn't prepared for.

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太空少年. by Candice Lemon-Scott

太空少年.

Candice Lemon-Scott

Book

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The truly brave princesses  by Dolores (Children's author) Brown

The truly brave princesses

Dolores (Children's author) Brown

Book

"Princess Nin is a firefighter, Princess Gilda is a supermarket cashier, Princess Agnes is retired, and Princess Liang is in a wheel chair. This gallery of princesses gives visibility to lot of women who do not fit with the traditional conception of ...

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黑木头  by 赵丽宏

黑木头

赵丽宏

Book

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大水  by 赵菱

大水

赵菱

Book

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神奇的布丁  by Norman Lindsay

神奇的布丁

Norman Lindsay

Book

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五头蒜  by 常新港

五头蒜

常新港

Book

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The beasts of Grimheart  by Kieran Larwood

The beasts of Grimheart

Kieran Larwood

Book

"The bard is captured by the bonedancers and taken to their temple where he has to retell the tale that earned him a contract on his life. The story of Podkin continues . . . The Gorm have started to attack the forest, trying to flush out the Darkhol...

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Rising star  by Linda Chapman

Rising star

Linda Chapman

Book

"Lauren and Twilight are delighted to learn that Currant, the new foal at Orchard Stables, is also a unicorn, and that Lauren's friend Grace is his special unicorn friend. Now they can all have fun together. But Currant soon realises being a unicorn is...

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A funny thing happened to Simon Sidebottom  by P. (Paul) Crumble

A funny thing happened to Simon Sidebottom

P. (Paul) Crumble

Book

"Its the final day of school holidays and the only thing Simon Sidebottom wants to do is enjoy his last hours of freedom. But Simons mum has other plans, and they all involve shopping for school shoes with Simons snotty-faced little sister. And then a...

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Fall for friendship  by Megan Atwood

Fall for friendship

Megan Atwood

Book

"Plans to have a haunted barn party don't include real ghosts. Unfortunately, strange things keep happening in the barn, that seem rather ghostly. It is up to the Apple Orchard Crew to prove or disprove the existence of their spooky visitor."--Publ...

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How to be a T. Rex  by Ryan North

How to be a T. Rex

Ryan North

Book

"An upROARiously funny take on following your wildest dreams, from the bestselling creator of Dinosaur Comics Being a regular old human is kind of a drag. That's why Sal is not going to be a teacher or doctor or lawyer when she grows up. She is going...

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Hey Willy, see the pyramids  by Maira Kalman

Hey Willy, see the pyramids

Maira Kalman

Book

"When Alexander has trouble falling asleep late at night, he wakes up his sister Lulu and asks her to tell him stories."--Provided by publisher.

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Vlad and the First World War  by Kate (Children's writer) Cunningham

Vlad and the First World War

Kate (Children's writer) Cunningham

Book

"On 25th March 1918 Vlad the flea and their friend, Crisp VC the carrier pigeon, are on a mission to deliver a secret message from behind enemy lines. They must dodge the dog-fights, survive the trenches and seek help from the staff of the hospital tent...

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The truth pixie  by Matt Haig

The truth pixie

Matt Haig

Book

"Wherever she is, whatever the day, She only has one kind of thing to say. Just as cats go miaow and cows go moo, The Truth Pixie can only say things that are true."--Publisher's description.

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New creep at school  by Greyson Mann

New creep at school

Greyson Mann

Book

"Gerald is thrilled when a new creeper starts up at Mob Middle School. Finally, there'll be a mob to hang out with that ISN'T a bouncy slime or a flesh-eating zombie! With Connor by his side, Gerald starts his 30-day plan to make creepers the coolest...

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The collectors  by Jacqueline West

The collectors

Jacqueline West

Book

"Van has always been an outsider. Most people don't notice him. But he notices them. And he notices the small trinkets they drop, or lose, or throw away--that's why his collection is full of treasures. Then one day, Van notices a girl stealing pennies...

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The sight  by David Clement-Davies

The sight

David Clement-Davies

Book

"In Transylvania during the Middle Ages, a pack of wolves sets out on a perilous journey to prevent their enemy--an embittered lone wolf named Morgra--from calling upon the legendary Evil One that will give her the power to control all animals."--Pub...

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Stunt double  by Tamsin Cooke

Stunt double

Tamsin Cooke

Book

"Finn is a free-running champ and karate black belt, with a talen for acting - but when his big break arrives, it's not the role he was expecting at all. Recruited as a stunt double, he's pushed to his limits - scaling walls at high speed, jumping fr...

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Sky thieves  by Dan Walker

Sky thieves

Dan Walker

Book

"Zoya DeLarose has no idea her life is about to change forever when a band of sky thieves 'steal' her away from her orphanage, landing up in the clouds, on board The Dragonfly's deck. There, Zoya discovers a world of meteorite storms, sword fights, m...

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Coyote summer  by Mimi Thebo

Coyote summer

Mimi Thebo

Book

"After failing her audition for the Royal Ballet School and being expelled from school, Jules, fourteen, is sent from London to Kansas, where a coyote entices her to begin dancing again."--Publisher's description.

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Diary disaster  by Meredith Costain

Diary disaster

Meredith Costain

Book

"Ella is soooooo excited about the school excursion to Turtle Island. She can't wait to see baby turtles hatching and she is all set to be the leader of a Special Mural-Making Committee. Ella has also taken elaborate steps to protect her secret diary...

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The girl with the dragon heart  by Stephanie Burgis

The girl with the dragon heart

Stephanie Burgis

Book

"Silke has an unexpected opportunity to learn what happened to her parents years before when Princess Katrin asks her to stay at the palace as a spy during a visit from the rulers of Elfenwald."--Publisher's description.

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