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The adventures of Sarah Ann Lewis and the Memory Thieves  by Joshua C. Carroll

The adventures of Sarah Ann Lewis and the Memory Thieves

Joshua C. Carroll

Book

What Sarah doesn't know... could doom us all. It's 1988 in the middle of nowhere, Texas, and 13-year-old Sarah is about to be swept out of her boring life and into a world of danger. Spies are coming for her. The people next door are not what they seem....

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Mighty Meg and the accidental nemesis  by Sammy Griffin

Mighty Meg and the accidental nemesis

Sammy Griffin

Book

When Meg's classmate, Jackson, suddenly becomes strong and mean, she wonders if he might be turning into a supervillain.

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Magic mistakes  by Lou Kuenzler

Magic mistakes

Lou Kuenzler

Book

After failing the entrance exam to Creepy Castle School for the third time, Bella Broomstick is sent into the Person World, where she is forbidden to do magic while being fostered by a non-magical couple who are unaware of her ability to speak to a lost...

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Ringlet and the day the oceans stopped  by Felicity (Felicity M.) Williams

Ringlet and the day the oceans stopped

Felicity (Felicity M.) Williams

Book

"An eleven-year-old mergirl has better things to do than save the oceans from deadly stagnation. Except there's no one else. And worse still, something monstrous is hellbent on stopping her. It's Ringlet against time and tides ... and there's not much...

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Home again  by K. (Kallie) George

Home again

K. (Kallie) George

Book

It's summer at the Heartwood Hotel, and everyone is in a flurry getting ready for Ms. Prickles's wedding to Mr. Quillson! Meanwhile, a new mouse guest named Strawberry comes to stay. She's sweet and soft-spoken like Mona, and gifted in the kitchen just...

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Better together  by K. (Kallie) George

Better together

K. (Kallie) George

Book

Spring is here and the animal staff at the Heartwood Hotel are busy arranging a series of festivals and competitions to drum up business and to show its patrons that Heartwood is the greatest hotel in Fernwood Forest.

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Max is cooking  by Jackie Walter

Max is cooking

Jackie Walter

Book

Max loves the mud kitchen. Will anyone want to try his cooking?

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The little town of Marrowville  by John Robertson

The little town of Marrowville

John Robertson

Book

In a town surrounded by deadly mist, and filled with oddities, two young siblings become orphans. And that's the best thing that's happened to them all day. Howard Howard was a Wrecker (a brute and bully by profession) who was brutal and bullish to h...

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Bounce, bounce, bounce!  by Jackie Walter

Bounce, bounce, bounce!

Jackie Walter

Book

Mo likes to bounce and so does everyone else!

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Ninja party!  by Jonathan Evans

Ninja party!

Jonathan Evans

Book

Robin is a ninja master. He is leading the Teen Titans on a secret mission. But beast boy is a terrible ninja. Can the other Titans teach him their ninja ways?

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Brain food  by Jennifer Fox

Brain food

Jennifer Fox

Book

Beast Boy wants to be as smart as the other Teen Titans. He casts a spell on himself, but it does not work! He feels the same, but his friends start acting silly.

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Lily has a secret  by Elizabeth Pulford

Lily has a secret

Elizabeth Pulford

Book

"When Lily hears a plaintive meowing in the bushes, she breaks all the rules by leaving the grounds of Amelias Angel Academy and bringing a little kitten into her room. Lily has to find a disguise for the kitten before racing off to practise for the ...

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Shout out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts  by Esta Spalding

Shout out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

Esta Spalding

Book

The plucky Fitzgerald-Trout siblings (who live on a tropical island where the grown-ups are useless but the kids can drive) are back! After losing the boat that had become their home, oldest Fitzgerald-Trout, Kim, has put finding a home back on her to-do...

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Prince Caspian  by C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Prince Caspian

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Book

Narnia...the land between the lamp-post and the castle of Cair Paravel, where animals talk, where magical things happen...and where the adventure begins. Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are returning to boarding school when they are summoned from the d...

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Briar and Rose and Jack  by Katherine Coville

Briar and Rose and Jack

Katherine Coville

Book

Lady Briar is scorned for her appearance. Princess Rose is adored for her looks. Unbeknownst to them, one or both may bear a curse that only true love can break. But the girls have little time for curses anyway—along with their friend Jack, they are ...

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Holiday at the Dew Drop Inn  by Eve Garnett

Holiday at the Dew Drop Inn

Eve Garnett

Book

More endearing adventures of the Ruggles family from One End Street. Kate loves the country so much that kind Mr and Mrs Wildgoose invite her to spend the whole of the summer holidays with them at The Dew Drop Inn, so she says good-bye to her mother and...

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The black stallion's ghost  by Walter Farley

The black stallion's ghost

Walter Farley

Book

Alec Ramsay's life is changed after he spends a terrifying night lost in the Florida Everglades with a deranged Frenchman who is helping him search for the runaway black stallion.

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Holly the Christmas fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Holly the Christmas fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Holly the Christmas fairy is all in a flutter, putting the sparkle into Christmas. Now Jack Frost has stolen Santa's sleigh, and the Queen of the Fairies needs Rachel and Kirsty to help Holly get it back.

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The dummy meets the mummy!  by R. L. Stine

The dummy meets the mummy!

R. L. Stine

Book

After being put back to sleep and abandoned in an old museum, Slappy is brought to life by a curious girl on a school trip. Out for revenge, Slappy uses his powers to raise an army of creatures from the exhibits. But when the museum closes, Slappy and...

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Frost friends forever  by Christina Soontornvat

Frost friends forever

Christina Soontornvat

Book

Diary, it's time to snow big or go home. Claudia is coming up to the clouds for a sleepover! I've spent the night at Claudia's house before, and it's the best thing on earth (or in the sky): trampolines, pizza and staying up late! That's a lot to live...

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Serafina and the Seven Stars  by Robert Beatty

Serafina and the Seven Stars

Robert Beatty

Book

In 1900, the shapeshifting guardian of North Carolina's Biltmore estate faces deceptively dark and terrifying forces that make her question her own senses and whom she can trust.

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School spells  by Lou Kuenzler

School spells

Lou Kuenzler

Book

Even though she has been forbidden from doing magic in the Person World, Bella casts a few spells to defend her new friend against the school bully.

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Tabby and the pup prince  by Mia (Children's book author) Bell

Tabby and the pup prince

Mia (Children's book author) Bell

Book

Princess Tabby is no scaredy-cat! Princess Tabby must be on her best behavior for the upcoming visit with the royal hounds of Barkshire. But then King Gorgonzola steals a magic orb, threatening to ruin the visit. Tabby and her brothers must once again...

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Life according to Og the frog  by Betty G. Birney

Life according to Og the frog

Betty G. Birney

Book

Og the Frog tells the story of how he first came to Room 26, where he meets Humphrey the hamster, befriends the students, and writes poems and songs.

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Tabby's first quest  by Mia (Children's book author) Bell

Tabby's first quest

Mia (Children's book author) Bell

Book

When Princess Tabby and her brothers accidentally give away a magic scroll to the evil King Gorgonzola, they must leave the safety of their castle to get it back. But reading about adventures and going on a real quest are two very different things. T...

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Tabby and the catfish  by Mia (Children's book author) Bell

Tabby and the catfish

Mia (Children's book author) Bell

Book

Princess Tabby is no scaredy-cat! The day of the Peace Parade has finally arrived, and Princess Tabby can't wait to ride on the Royal Bat! But when King Gorgonzola steals the Torch of Peace, Tabby and her brothers must go underwater to find it. While...

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Shake it off  by Suzanne Nelson

Shake it off

Suzanne Nelson

Book

Stuck on her aunt and uncle's dairy farm for the summer, Bria begins crafting elaborate milkshakes at the creamery, which catch the eye of her cousins' cute friend, Gabe.

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A hint of hydra  by Heidi Lang

A hint of hydra

Heidi Lang

Book

Thirteen-year-old chef Lailu Loganberry must stop a war between the elves and scientists in this follow-up to A Dash of Dragon, which Kirkus Reviews calls "a recipe for success." It's the Week of Masks, a festival held to chase away evil spirits. But...

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Snow place like home  by Christina Soontornvat

Snow place like home

Christina Soontornvat

Book

Lina, a Windtamer who controls the wind and lives in a palace in the clouds, wants to go to a regular, non-magical school with her best friend Claudia, but first her grandfather must teach her to control her powers.

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The fate of Earth  by Jeramey Kraatz

The fate of Earth

Jeramey Kraatz

Book

Benny Love and the Moon Platoon have befriended a small crew of peaceful Alpha Maraudi aliens, and they've decided to work together to end the war between humans and the aliens without violence. But while they're forming a plan, an Alpha Maraudi ship...

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The Halloweeners  by J. H. (Jonathan Hal) Reynolds

The Halloweeners

J. H. (Jonathan Hal) Reynolds

Book

Halloween isn't just Fisher's favorite holiday's his obsession. So when he's invited to join the Halloweeners, he couldn't be more thrilled. While trying to help them win the town's annual trick-or-treating competition, the Halloweeners stumble upon ...

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A babysitter's guide to monster hunting  by Joe Ballarini

A babysitter's guide to monster hunting

Joe Ballarini

Book

When Kelly Ferguson has to go on a rescue mission to Monster Island, where monster royalty is turning kids into hairy mutant monsters, she will have to face off against internet trolls, trash monsters, and her fear of screwing up.

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The boy who cried werewolf  by J. H. (Jonathan Hal) Reynolds

The boy who cried werewolf

J. H. (Jonathan Hal) Reynolds

Book

Max Bloodnight can't decide what's more terrifying about his weekend in Wolf County, the fact that he has to stay with grandparents he's never met before or being stuck on a farm without cell service. If only that was all he had to fear. Determined to...

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The angry birds movie 2  by Heather Nuhfer

The angry birds movie 2

Heather Nuhfer

Book

Sometimes, it takes two villages.... Welcome back to Bird Island, a peaceful, happy bird community--thanks to Red, Bomb, and Chuck, who saved all their feathered friends from an all-out war with King Leonard and the pigs! Well, the war's over--kind of....

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Not if I can help it  by Carolyn Mackler

Not if I can help it

Carolyn Mackler

Book

Willa lives on the upper West Side of Manhattan with her divorced father and her younger brother and attends fifth grade with her best friend Ruby, and she likes things to be a certain way, because it makes life manageable even with her Sensory Proce...

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Float  by Laura Martin

Float

Laura Martin

Book

Emerson can float…he just can’t do it very well. His uncontrollable floating is his RISK factor, which means that he deals with Reoccurring Incidents of the Strange Kind. The last place Emerson wants to be is at a government-mandated summer camp for RISK...

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The princess who flew with dragons  by Stephanie Burgis

The princess who flew with dragons

Stephanie Burgis

Book

Twelve-year-old Princess Sofia of Drachenheim enjoys freedom from her sister's manipulations during a diplomatic mission to far-off Villenne, until she and her dragon friend, Jasper, are forced to face ice giants.

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Where is Bella?  by Jackie Walter

Where is Bella?

Jackie Walter

Book

Where is Bella the puppy hiding? Can Ana find her?

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A bite in the night  by Julian Gough

A bite in the night

Julian Gough

Book

This is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear who discover that things are always better when they're shared with a friend. Rabbit is surprised: some of the trees in the valley seem to be flying south for the winter. His friend Bear is sure...

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The monster who wasn't  by T. C. Shelley

The monster who wasn't

T. C. Shelley

Book

A brilliantly rich and strange fantasy adventure that will make us all believe in monsters - be they good, bad or somewhere in between. It is a well-known fact that fairies are born from a baby's first laugh. What is not as well documented is how monsters...

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I live on the farm  by Katie Woolley

I live on the farm

Katie Woolley

Book

The farmer and animals all live on the farm - and so does Rat!

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The golden butterfly  by Sharon Gosling

The golden butterfly

Sharon Gosling

Book

The Golden Butterfly danced in the air, beautiful and impossible, yet there before their eyes. Then The Magnificent Marko flicked his wand again. There was a shower of sparks, a bang and... The Golden Butterfly vanished. It's 1897 and since The Magni...

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The garden of lost secrets  by A. M. Howell

The garden of lost secrets

A. M. Howell

Book

October, 1916. Clara is sent to stay with her formidable aunt and uncle in the grounds of a country estate. Clara soon discovers that her new surroundings hold secrets: a locked room and a hidden key, and a mysterious boy who only appears in the gardens...

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Legendary Ultra Beasts.

Legendary Ultra Beasts.

Book

When Ash comes across a mysterious Pokémon in Alola, no one knows what it is. Will some visitors from out of town be able to help?

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Chicken on a broom  by Adam Lehrhaupt

Chicken on a broom

Adam Lehrhaupt

Book

It's time for a Halloween costume party with Zoey the chicken! When everyone is getting ready for the Halloween costume party, Pip's mask goes missing. It's up to Zoey the brave chicken and her sidekick Sam to go looking for the missing mask in the s...

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Mia Mayhem vs. the super bully  by Kara West

Mia Mayhem vs. the super bully

Kara West

Book

Mia is excited about her first superspeed training class, but a bully on her relay team leads her to lose her shadow and, worse, to snap at her friends.

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The secret dragon  by E. J. Clarke

The secret dragon

E. J. Clarke

Book

'So if you're not an animal that's alive today, and you're not an animal that's extinct either, what on earth are you?' Mari Jones is desperate to be a real scientist, even though she's only eleven. So when she discovers a tiny dragon while fossil hunting...

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Top marks for murder  by Robin Stevens

Top marks for murder

Robin Stevens

Book

Daisy and Hazel are finally back at Deepdean, and the school is preparing for a most exciting event: the 50th anniversary. Plans for a weekend of celebrations are in full swing. But all is not well, for in the detectives' long absence, Deepdean has c...

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The land of yesterday  by K. A. Reynolds

The land of yesterday

K. A. Reynolds

Book

"After Cecelia Dahl's little brother, Celadon, dies tragically, his soul goes where all souls go: the Land of Yesterday -- and Cecelia is left behind in a fractured world without him. Her beloved house's spirit is crumbling beyond repair, her father...

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Robyn the Christmas party fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Robyn the Christmas party fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

It's Christmas Eve, and Rachel Walker and Kirsty Tate are very excited. They're helping to organise a big Christmas party! There's going to be jolly carols, a festive feast and a special ballet performance. Or that was the plan, until Jack Frost stole...

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First term at Malory Towers  by Enid Blyton

First term at Malory Towers

Enid Blyton

Book

Darrell and her friends grow together as they share their school days. There are new students to induct, sporting matches to be won, tempers to control and tricks to play on teachers.

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A Christmas carol  by Geronimo Stilton

A Christmas carol

Geronimo Stilton

Book

Geronimo Stilton retells famouse classic stories we know and love! Geronimo retells the classic tale of the old cranky mouse, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge has no Christmas spirit, that is until he is visited by 3 ghosts on the night of Christmas Eve.

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My fate according to the butterfly  by Gail D. Villanueva

My fate according to the butterfly

Gail D. Villanueva

Book

In one week Sabrina will be eleven-years-old and she would really like to get her estranged parents and her older sister Nadine together for the celebration, especially since the black butterfly landing on her locket has convinced her that she is going...

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The Black Canary  by Jane Louise Curry

The Black Canary

Jane Louise Curry

Book

As the child of two musicians, twelve-year-old James has no interest in music until he discovers a portal to seventeenth-century London in his uncle's basement, and finds himself in a situation where his beautiful voice and the fact that he is biracial...

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Titans  by Kate O'Hearn

Titans

Kate O'Hearn

Book

Fifteen years ago, Olympus was destroyed and the Olympians were resettled on Titus. Since then Earth has been declared a quarantined world. Neither Titans nor Olympians are allowed to visit and under no circumstances are humans allowed on Titus. The Titans...

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Monster club  by Gavin Brown

Monster club

Gavin Brown

Book

Seventh-graders Tommy, Spike, and Karim register with an online application to become monster hunters and find themselves caught up in a conspiracy and with more monsters than they expected.

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The miraculous  by Jess Redman

The miraculous

Jess Redman

Book

After losing his faith in miracles after the death of his newborn sister, 11-year-old Wunder Ellis meets a mysterious old woman who needs his help to reconnect the living and the dead, bringing himself and his town face-to-face with miracles.

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On thin ice  by Michael Northrop

On thin ice

Michael Northrop

Book

The way twelve-year-old Ked Eakins of Norton, Maine, sees it his life has been stolen from him, piece by piece; first by kyphosis, a spinal abnormality which has made him a social outcast at school and a target for the school bully, by his friends who...

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Scouts  by Shannon Greenland

Scouts

Shannon Greenland

Book

The summer before seventh grade, five best friends sneak out to watch a meteor shower, but soon find themselves on the run from a violent mountain clan.

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Small spaces  by Katherine Arden

Small spaces

Katherine Arden

Book

After eleven-year-old Ollie's school bus mysteriously breaks down on a field trip, she has to take a trip through scary woods, and must use all of her wits to survive. She must stick to small spaces.

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Nautilus  by Mark A. (Novelist) author. Cooper

Nautilus

Mark A. (Novelist) author. Cooper

Book

Teenage spy Jason is sent to Asia to confiscate the Nautilus, a revolutionary submarine with catastrophic potential. Jason's mission looks routine, but deep below the surface of China Sea something stirs making plans go disastrously wrong.

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Outcast of Redwall  by Brian Jacques

Outcast of Redwall

Brian Jacques

Book

Abandoned as an infant by his father, the evil warlord Swartt Sixclaw, Veil is raised by the kindhearted Bryony. Despite concerns from everyone at Redwall, Bryony is convinced that Veil's goodness will prevail. But when he commits a crime that is unf...

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Power play  by Beth McMullen

Power play

Beth McMullen

Book

When the creator of a new, popular reality game is kidnapped, Abigail Hunter and her friends go on their first official mission for The Center and if they are lucky they might just save the world.

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A swirl of ocean  by Melissa Sarno

A swirl of ocean

Melissa Sarno

Book

A decade after her caregiver finds her alone on the beach, twelve-year-old Summer begins wondering where she came from, until a frightening experience in the ocean triggers dreams of a strangely familiar girl in another reality.

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The end of infinity  by Matt Myklusch

The end of infinity

Matt Myklusch

Book

Ever since Jack Blank learned that he came from the amazing country of the Imagine Nation, he's known that his fate could go down two very different paths--he could either be the greatest hero the world has ever known, or its greatest villain. Now the...

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The flying carpet thief  by Sally Gardner

The flying carpet thief

Sally Gardner

Book

The detectives at Wings & Co are in a bit of bother. There is a lost leprechaun on the loose and carpets are flying all over Podgy Bottom, as if by magic. Oh, and worst of all, Fidget has vanished on very urgent business. It looks like Emily and Bust...

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The three little pirates  by Georgie Adams

The three little pirates

Georgie Adams

Book

Trixy, Tammy and Trig are three little girl pirates who live aboard The Lucky Lobster with their pets Mullet the dog, Kipper the cat and a seagull called Gulliver. When the nasty pirate, Vanilla Cringe, kidnaps mermaid princess, Mo, and her friends, it's...

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Cody and the heart of a champion  by Tricia Springstubb

Cody and the heart of a champion

Tricia Springstubb

Book

"In Cody's experience, some people keep you on your toes--just like Mother Nature, who is warm one day and snowy the next. Cody's brother, Wyatt, is wearing collared shirts because his girlfriend likes them. Pearl has joined the soccer team, and it's...

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The shark-headed bear thing  by Barry Hutchison

The shark-headed bear thing

Barry Hutchison

Book

In an alternate 15th century, where dragons roam, sailing ships transform into submarines, and blacksmiths build steampunk robots, ten-year-old orphan Benjamin Blank battles monsters, rescues maidens and discovers fantastic new lands, but never quite...

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Night of the giant everything  by R. L. Stine

Night of the giant everything

R. L. Stine

Book

"Welcome to the Hall of Horrors, HorrorLand's Hall of Fame for the truly terrifying.When 11-year-old Steven Sweeney is tricked into drinking a strange mixture of chemicals by his classmates, things begin to get strange. Either his toothbrush is growing,...

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The Mother-Daughter Book Club  by Heather Vogel Frederick

The Mother-Daughter Book Club

Heather Vogel Frederick

Book

When the mothers of four sixth-grade girls with very different personalities pressure them into forming a book club, they find, as they read and discuss "Little Women," that they have much more in common than they could have imagined.

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The naughtiest girl helps a friend  by Anne Digby

The naughtiest girl helps a friend

Anne Digby

Book

When Elizabeth and her best friend Joan spend half term on a school camping trip, Joan is elected Tent Monitor, but because Joan is scared of the dark and won't admit it, she keeps getting into trouble. But Elizabeth has a plan to help her out.

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The grey king  by Susan Cooper

The grey king

Susan Cooper

Book

Will Stanton, visiting in Wales, is swept into a desperate quest to find the golden harp and to awaken the ancient Sleepers.

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The ghost at Dawn's house  by Ann M. Martin

The ghost at Dawn's house

Ann M. Martin

Book

Dawn has always thought there was a secret passage hidden in her house. But she never thought there was a ghost until now. All kinds of creepy things go on whenever Dawn's at home. There are even spooky noises behind her bedroom wall!

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Boy-crazy Stacey  by Ann M. Martin

Boy-crazy Stacey

Ann M. Martin

Book

Working as a mother's helper, with Stacey, for the Pike family at the Jersey shore, Mary Anne is upset when Stacey begins to neglect her job to spend her time pursuing a gorgeous lifeguard.

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Dawn and the impossible three  by Ann M. Martin

Dawn and the impossible three

Ann M. Martin

Book

Dawn's the newest member of the Baby-sitters Club and everybody's glad--except Kristy. Kristy thinks things were better without Dawn around. That's why Dawn's eager to take on a big baby-sitting job. It's her chance to show Kristy what she's made of.

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Claudia and the new girl  by Ann M. Martin

Claudia and the new girl

Ann M. Martin

Book

Claudia might give up the BSC and it's all the new girl's fault.

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Taking wing  by Clemency Crow

Taking wing

Clemency Crow

Book

Twelve-year-old Freya enjoys karate and is the only one in her class who's trusted with a part-time job. But everything changes when she meets a boy with yellow eyes. She learns about the guardians, and how an age-old fight has prevented them from fu...

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Storm blown  by Nick Courage

Storm blown

Nick Courage

Book

In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Alejandro worries about his great-uncle while helping guests at a resort, and in New Orleans, Emily worries about her sick brother, as a major hurricane rages, changing both their lives forever.

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Beanstalker and other hilarious scarytales  by Kiersten White

Beanstalker and other hilarious scarytales

Kiersten White

Book

Snow White is a vampire, Little Red Riding Hood is a zombie, and Cinderella is an arsonist--and that is only some of the mayhem the reader will find in this collection of fractured fairy tales.

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For black girls like me  by Mariama Lockington

For black girls like me

Mariama Lockington

Book

Eleven-year-old Makeda dreams of meeting her African American mother, while coping with serious problems in her white adopted family, a cross-country move, and being homeschooled.

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Break your chains  by Emily Conolan

Break your chains

Emily Conolan

Book

Choose your own destiny and step into the shoes of an Irish girl making her way from London to Australia in 1825 in this exciting interactive series. To find freedom, you must leave behind everything you've ever known. It is 1825. You and Ma have survived...

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Trip to the pumpkin farm  by Rebecca Elliott

Trip to the pumpkin farm

Rebecca Elliott

Book

Eva Wingdale and her class are excited about their trip to Poppy's Pumpkin Farm, where every year, there is one very large, extra special, thank-you pumpkin; but on the second day of the visit the owls find that the Thank-you Pumpkin has gone missing,...

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Touch the sun  by Emily Conolan

Touch the sun

Emily Conolan

Book

Choose your own destiny and step into the shoes of a Somalian boy escaping war-torn Mogadishu for Australia in 2011 in this exciting interactive series. To find freedom, you must leave behind everything you've ever known. It is 2011. You want nothing...

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Hayley the hairy horse  by Gavin Puckett

Hayley the hairy horse

Gavin Puckett

Book

Hayley the Horse is a beauty! Her sleek tail was glossy, her black mane perfection. Her coat shone so bright you could see your reflection. And when she gets a haircut . . . she is proud to see her locks used to make fine paintbrushes and bows for violins....

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Axolotl finds a bottle  by Lesley Sims

Axolotl finds a bottle

Lesley Sims

Book

Axolotl longs for adventure. One day, she finds an old bottle with something amazing inside. What could it be? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents' notes on phonics at the back of the...

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Stuck in the mud  by R. A. Spratt

Stuck in the mud

R. A. Spratt

Book

Chaos parachutes into Currawong when the annual Mud Run hits town. The Peski kids are soon swept up in the festivities. Or in April's case, strapped to a vision-impaired competitor in the race. Can Joe beat the fierce opposition? Can Fin hit Joe with...

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The first  by Katherine Applegate

The first

Katherine Applegate

Book

To learn if she truly is the last dairne in the world--the endling--Byx and her friends must travel into the snow-covered mountains of the country of Dreyland, where they hope to uncover the truth behind the legend of a hidden dairne colony. But the threat...

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Frankenstein's dog  by R. L. Stine

Frankenstein's dog

R. L. Stine

Book

Kat is reluctant to visit her Uncle Vic Frankenstein because of all the rumors about him. People in the small town where he lives say he's a mad scientist like his great-grandfather, Victor Frankenstein, who created a monster that came alive and terrorized...

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Claudia and mean Janine  by Ann M. Martin

Claudia and mean Janine

Ann M. Martin

Book

"Claudia's sister, Janine, is too busy being smart to be nice to anyone-- even their grandmother, Mimi. But Claudia doesn't have to see Janine too much this summer since the Baby-sitters Club is starting a new play group. It's going to be so much fun!...

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The truth about Stacey  by Ann M. Martin

The truth about Stacey

Ann M. Martin

Book

Stacey, a member of the Baby-sitters Club, struggles with her parents who refuse to accept that she has diabetes, baby-sitting problems, and a rival baby-sitting club.

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Kristy and the snobs  by Ann M. Martin

Kristy and the snobs

Ann M. Martin

Book

When her mother's remarriage takes her family into a much wealthier neighborhood, thirteen-year-old Kristy finds herself surrounded by snobbish girls who compare clothes, make fun of the Baby-sitters Club, and insult her aging dog.

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