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The battle for Roar  by Jenny McLachlan

The battle for Roar

Jenny McLachlan

Book

"Rose and Arthur are back in Roar, on a voyage that takes them further than they've ever been before: beyond The End. It's an amazing adventure full of secrets, surprises and fairies with fangs, but then a mysterious storm changes everything. Shipwrecked...

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Dream march  by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Dream march

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Book

"An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington. Young readers can now learn about one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King,...

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Reset day  by Carly West

Reset day

Carly West

Book

"Aaron Peterson feels like he's trapped in a recurring nightmare. After moving halfway across the world to flee his father's latest theme park failure, yet another disaster has occurred: a roller coaster car jumps the tracks at the Golden Apple Amusement...

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Aven Green, sleuthing machine  by Dusti Bowling

Aven Green, sleuthing machine

Dusti Bowling

Book

"Third-grader Aven Green has been solving mysteries for a whole month, cracking such cases as The Mystery of the Cranky Mom. But can this perceptive detective solve two cases at the same time? First her teacher's lunch bag disappears. Then Aven's...

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Apple picking day!  by Candice F. Ransom

Apple picking day!

Candice F. Ransom

Book

"Who doesn't love to go apple picking at the first sign of fall? A sister and brother celebrate autumn with a trip to a local apple orchard in this simple, rhyming Step 1 early reader."--Provided by publisher.

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Dancing dinos go to school  by Sally Lucas

Dancing dinos go to school

Sally Lucas

Book

"A surprised librarian and a young reader watch as dancing dinosaurs in a book leap off the page and into the school, causing havoc in the classroom and on the playground"--Publisher's description.

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Mischief season  by John Bemelmans Marciano

Mischief season

John Bemelmans Marciano

Book

"The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins -...

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Snakes smell with their tongues!  by Thea Feldman

Snakes smell with their tongues!

Thea Feldman

Book

"Readers will love learning about what makes snakes 'super,' like how they can dive deep underwater, can only swallow their food whole, glide through the air, and more! Plus you can learn how snake venom is being used for medicinal purposes!"--Publis...

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We made a movie  by Charlotte Lo

We made a movie

Charlotte Lo

Book

"When Luna's family won an island, their dreams came true -- Luna opened a donkey sanctuary, her sister flew a plane, and her brother won a sheep pageant. But Luna's new donkey has a mortal fear of beaches, her mum's goat-yoga business is on the rocks,...

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Monster doughnuts  by Gianna Pollero

Monster doughnuts

Gianna Pollero

Book

"Ten-year-old Grace likes doughnuts and cakes as much as the next kid - but they are also her secret weapon. Grace is a monster hunter who owns a bakery, and everyone knows how much monsters LOVE any kind of sweet treat! Just don't tell them about the...

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We belong  by Cookie Hiponia Everman

We belong

Cookie Hiponia Everman

Book

"An extraordinarily beautiful novel-in-verse, this important debut weaves a dramatic immigrant story together with Philippine mythology to create something wholly new. Stella and Luna know that their mama, Elsie, came from the Philippines when she was...

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Violet and the pie of life  by D. L. (Debra L.) Green

Violet and the pie of life

D. L. (Debra L.) Green

Book

"There's no golden ratio for a family, despite what number-crunching Violet might think. Twelve-year-old Violet has two great loves in her life: math and pie. And she loves her parents, even though her mom never stops nagging and her dad can be unreliable....

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Spark and the Grand Sleuth  by Robert Repino

Spark and the Grand Sleuth

Robert Repino

Book

"An army of toys, a menacing threat, and a thrilling adventure collide in the high-stakes sequel to Spark and the League of Ursus. Spark may be a cute and cuddly teddy bear, but she's also a fierce protector. Weeks after rescuing her human owner - a ...

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Soul lanterns  by Shaw Kuzki

Soul lanterns

Shaw Kuzki

Book

"The haunting and poignant story of a how a young Japanese girl's understanding of the historic and tragic bombing of Hiroshima is transformed by a memorial lantern-floating ceremony. Twelve-year-old Nozomi lives in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. She...

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Mia Mayhem and the super switcheroo  by Kara West

Mia Mayhem and the super switcheroo

Kara West

Book

"Mia's best friend, Eddie, becomes SUPER in this tenth adventure of the Mia Mayhem chapter book series! One day, Mia wakes up to find that none of her superpowers work. She can't fly, she doesn't have superspeed, and she definitely can't lift an elep...

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The many mysteries of the Finkel family  by Sarah Kapit

The many mysteries of the Finkel family

Sarah Kapit

Book

"When twelve-year-old Lara Finkel starts her very own detective agency, FIASCCO (Finkel Investigation Agency Solving Consequential Crimes Only), she does not want her sister, Caroline, involved. She and Caroline don't have to do everything together. ...

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Cat likes red  by Christopher Russo

Cat likes red

Christopher Russo

Book

"Illustrations and simple text follow Cat as he explores seven monochromatic landscapes, including a yellow field and a blue ocean, and meets new friends along the way"--Publisher's description.

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The case of the nibbled pizza  by Tadgh Bentley

The case of the nibbled pizza

Tadgh Bentley

Book

"When brother and sister duo, Dino Detective and Awesome Possum, discover Grandma Thunderclaps's pizza is missing all its pepperoni, they jump into action to find out who is to blame"--Publisher's description.

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The case of the missing socks  by Tadgh Bentley

The case of the missing socks

Tadgh Bentley

Book

"When Awesome Possum notices yet another sock has gone missing in the wash, his suspicions are raised. He senses foul play. If they aren't in the laundry... who could be taking them? Feels like the perfect case for Dino Detective and Awesome Possum P...

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Waiting for murder  by Fleur Hitchcock

Waiting for murder

Fleur Hitchcock

Book

"It's a long, hot summer. As the water drains away from the reservoir, a car emerges. And there seems to be a body in it, a body that then disappears... Daniel and Rain start to investigate and uncover a long-ago robbery, missing gold and murder. When...

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The time-thief  by Patience Agbabi

The time-thief

Patience Agbabi

Book

"It's mid-summer's day and thirteen-year-old Elle and her Leapling classmates are visiting the Museum of the Past, the Present and the Future. But on the day of the school trip, disaster strikes, and the most unique and valuable piece in the museum, ...

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Bixara the horned dragon  by Adam Blade

Bixara the horned dragon

Adam Blade

Book

"In the land of Rion, there's trouble brewing: raiders from the island of Thalassi are invading. King Hugo has launched a peace mission and needs Tom and Elenna's help. But when they arrive, the locals tell them tales about their leader's strange beh...

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The beast of Harwood Forest  by Dan Smith

The beast of Harwood Forest

Dan Smith

Book

"When Pete, Nancy and Krish arrive at Heathland Camp for a school trip, they're in for an adventure, just not the kind they were expecting. Nearby sits the abandoned Harwood Institute. The crumbling buildings reek of secrets and at night strange screams...

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The woodcarver's daughter  by Yona Zeldis McDonough

The woodcarver's daughter

Yona Zeldis McDonough

Book

"When a pogrom forces Batya's Russian Jewish family to leave their home for America, Batya hopes her new life will give her a chance to become a woodcarver like her father"--Publisher's description.

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This is Ms. Marvel  by Emeli Juhlin

This is Ms. Marvel

Emeli Juhlin

Book

"Kamala Khan is just your average teenager living in Jersey City trying to balance high school and her family's Muslim heritage. That is, until she discovers that she has super powers! As a huge fan of super heroes herself, Kamala takes on the name "...

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Big Shark, Little Shark, and the spooky cave  by Anna Membrino

Big Shark, Little Shark, and the spooky cave

Anna Membrino

Book

"Big Shark is scared! The cave looks far too dark and spooky to swim into. But Little Shark isn't scared in the least! Can he coax Big Shark to explore? Some exciting surprises are waiting deep in the spooky cave!"--Publisher's description.

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Back on track!  by Christy Webster

Back on track!

Christy Webster

Book

"Can Ryder and his heroic team save Adventure City from the meddling Mayor Humdinger in their greatest rescue ever?"--Publisher's description.

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Pickle party!  by Frank Berrios

Pickle party!

Frank Berrios

Book

"Waffles and Mochi's friend Kennedy loves all kinds of pickled food. But when they try to get pickles for her birthday party, Waffles and Mochi learn that pickles aren't made quickly"--Publisher's description.

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Lunch box bully  by Hans Wilhelm

Lunch box bully

Hans Wilhelm

Book

"Max outwits a bully and makes a new friend in this I Like to Read easy reader"--Publisher's description.

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The fairy rebel  by Lynne Reid Banks

The fairy rebel

Lynne Reid Banks

Book

"A rebellious fairy named Tiki, already in trouble for breaking the rule against wearing jeans, risks the further wrath of the Fairy Queen by trying to fulfill a human's special request for help"--Publisher's description.

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The boy who made everyone laugh  by Helen (Children's author) Rutter

The boy who made everyone laugh

Helen (Children's author) Rutter

Book

"Billy Plimpton is an eleven-year-old boy with a big dream. He wants to be a stand-up comedian when he grows up: delivering pinpoint punch-lines and having audiences hang on his every hilarious word. A tough career for anyone, but surely impossible for...

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Yeh and the Dragon King  by Mingmei Yip

Yeh and the Dragon King

Mingmei Yip

Book

"Yeh loves dragons. He cannot believe it when, one day, a real dragon arrives at his home"--Publisher's description.

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Thanks a lot, Universe  by Chad Lucas

Thanks a lot, Universe

Chad Lucas

Book

"Brian has always been anxious, whether at home or in class or on the basketball court. His dad tries to get him to stand up for himself, and his mom helps as much as she can, but after he and his brother are placed into foster care, Brian starts having...

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The mice and the elephants  by Chitra Soundar

The mice and the elephants

Chitra Soundar

Book

"When the mice nearly get trampled on by the elephants, it's time for action! One brave mouse decides to speak up... leading to a lasting friendship"--Publisher's description.

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The lion and the jackal  by Tracy Turner-Jones

The lion and the jackal

Tracy Turner-Jones

Book

"Jackal is so hungry, but while out looking for food he comes across a very hungry lion! Can Jackal trick his way out of trouble?"--Publisher's description.

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Jack's secret world  by Jack Ryder

Jack's secret world

Jack Ryder

Book

"Join Jack and the gang on another unforgettable adventure, full of magic and mayhem - for fans of The Famous Five and Roald Dahl. Everything changed the day Jack and his neighbours Bruno and Rocco went to explore the old empty house. There they discovered...

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Fireworks night  by Cam Higgins

Fireworks night

Cam Higgins

Book

"Bo Davis loves the summertime. The grass is greener, the days are warmer, and there are cookouts with fireworks on special nights. But do the other animals love fireworks as much as Bo?"--Publisher's description.

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Chief Five Heads  by Tracy Turner-Jones

Chief Five Heads

Tracy Turner-Jones

Book

"A father tells his daughters that a mighty chief is looking for a wife, but when they each journey to the village they discover the chief is in fact a five-headed snake!"--Publisher's description.

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Twilight, say cheese!  by Daisy Sunshine

Twilight, say cheese!

Daisy Sunshine

Book

"It's Twilight's first day at Unicorn University, and she's nervous from the tip of her sparkly horn to the end of her shimmery tail. And when Twilight gets nervous, sometimes she loses control of her magic power, and turns invisible by mistake! But she...

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The child of dreams  by Irena Brignull

The child of dreams

Irena Brignull

Graphic novel

"A little girl wants to know where she came from and why she doesn't have a father. When her mother cannot tell her, the girl decides to find out for herself. Her journey leads her on a quest through the woods, tracing her own story back to its source...

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The flag never touched the ground  by Kekla Magoon

The flag never touched the ground

Kekla Magoon

Book

"In 1863, the US Civil War was raging. Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had freed over 3.5 million African-American slaves, and now the Union Army began to recruit a second all-black regiment of soldiers to join the fight. As the struggle ...

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Queen of the sky  by Josephine Chia

Queen of the sky

Josephine Chia

Book

"Amelia is a modern, nine-year-old Peranakan Chinese girl. She adores her Great Grandmother whom she nicknamed GGM. GGM has lots of exciting tales to tell her about old Singapore. She takes Amelia to see the site of her old kampung, an attap-thatched...

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Worst. Holiday. Ever  by Charles Higson

Worst. Holiday. Ever

Charles Higson

Book

"Twelve-year-old Stan is going on holiday. To Italy. He's not going with his family though, he's going with his best-friend Felix (although if Stan was honestly ranking his friends, Felix would be number five). He's absolutely terrified. Luckily, as well...

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The secret detectives  by Ella Risbridger

The secret detectives

Ella Risbridger

Book

"The body seemed to fall for a long time. There was no splash, or if there was it was lost in the waves. Isobel was frozen to the spot for a moment - and then her common sense caught up with her, and she stepped back quickly into the shadows. When Isobel...

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The spitfang lizard  by Kris Humphrey

The spitfang lizard

Kris Humphrey

Book

"It's Leo's job as the Guardian's apprentice to protect the village from the monsters that lurk in the surrounding forest. Whenever a monster gets too close to the village walls Leo must venture out, using his magical map to first find the monster and...

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Warriors  by Erin Hunter

Warriors

Erin Hunter

Book

""Three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunters #1 bestselling Warrior seriesavailable only in this collection! In Warriors: Legends of the Clans, experience three stand-alone, never before published adventures from the Warriors world. Spottedleafs...

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Mrs Chippy the cat  by Susan Brocker

Mrs Chippy the cat

Susan Brocker

Book

"Tale of Mrs Chippy, a tomcat who was a loyal and loved companion to the ship's carpenter and crew on Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to the Antarctic aboard the Endurance, captained by New Zealander Frank Worsley. The cat proved to be a great ra...

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Beware the werewolf  by Andres Miedoso

Beware the werewolf

Andres Miedoso

Book

"Kersville has a furry problem: there's dogcatcher on the loose! And he's snatching up every dog he can find, including the ugliest stray you've ever seen...that Desmond Cole has fallen in love with. But the dogcatcher may have bit off more than he can...

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Too many dolphins!  by Jason June

Too many dolphins!

Jason June

Book

"Lucky the mermicorn has a special talent for finding just the right kind of magic to help his friends. So when Echo the dolphin needs extra dolphins to enter the Perfect Pearl Path Scavenger Hunt, Lucky swims to her rescue. By using a new, fin-credible...

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Whale song wedding  by Coral Ripley

Whale song wedding

Coral Ripley

Book

"You are invited to a magical mermaid wedding! A special bumper-length story about saving our seas. The Sea Keepers are special guests at a mermaid wedding in Atlantis. But when a pod of whales doesn't turn up to sing at the ceremony, the girls suspect...

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Saint Ivy  by Laurie Morrison

Saint Ivy

Laurie Morrison

Book

"Ivy Campbell has always been a good kid ... Ivy is 100 percent supportive when her mom decides to be a gestational surrogate, carrying and giving birth to her friends' baby. But when Ivy finds out the surrogacy treatment worked and her mom is pregnant...

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Mission Multiverse  by Rebecca Caprara

Mission Multiverse

Rebecca Caprara

Book

"During a school field trip to NASA, middle school band geeks Dev, Austin, Tessa, Isaiah, and Meryl are accidentally sent to an alternate universe where they learn that their own universe's destruction is imminent"--Publisher's description.

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Lyra and Misty  by Julie Sykes

Lyra and Misty

Julie Sykes

Book

"When Lyra discovers a piece of an ancient map hidden in Unicorn Academy, she's certain it will lead to treasure. She's ready for a big adventure with her beautiful unicorn, Misty! There's a tricky riddle to solve and a dark cave to explore. But Lyra...

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The Lanternist  by Stephen Orr

The Lanternist

Stephen Orr

Book

"1901. The slide clunks into the lantern, and Phantoms come alive on the wall. The father-and-son Magic Lantern team of Bert and Tom Eliot are masters of The Art of the Story. The only problem is that they are missing a wife and mother. Then one morn...

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Follow your art  by Trish Granted

Follow your art

Trish Granted

Book

"The new student at Rivertown Elementary, Willow Davis, has a big secret. She is a genie! And the only person who knows that? Her new best friend, Jeanie Bell. Jeanie is starting to learn that she needs to be careful what she wishes for. But she can't...

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The first wish  by Trish Granted

The first wish

Trish Granted

Book

"For Jeanie Bell, things at Rivertown Elementary are nice, normal, and totally average-just the way she likes it. But when a new girl, Willow Davis, joins the school, all of a sudden strange things start happening"--Publisher's description.

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Nadia and the forever kitten  by Holly Webb

Nadia and the forever kitten

Holly Webb

Book

"Nadia spends as much time as she can at her friend Violet's house, playing with the kittens her mum brings home from her job at the animal shelter. When Violet tells Nadia about a pregnant cat urgently in need of a place to stay, Nadia convinces her...

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Welcome to Trashland  by Stephen Cole

Welcome to Trashland

Stephen Cole

Book

"Theo works scouring the dump of Agbogbloshie for scraps to sell for cash. But when a stranger asks for help finding treasure, Theo sees a chance to escape this life. A thrilling new environmental adventure from bestselling author Steve Cole"--Publis...

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The emerald maze  by Linda Chapman

The emerald maze

Linda Chapman

Book

"Welcome to Mermaids Rock! The entrance to the mermaid realm in the deep, blue ocean... When the magic whirlpool malfunctions, it sends Marina and her friends to a dark, underground river. Exploring the caves and adventuring along the tunnels, they discover...

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The wizard in the woods  by Louie Stowell

The wizard in the woods

Louie Stowell

Book

"Kit, Josh and Alita are heading back to school - and they're excited to discover that they're getting a brand new library, which also means getting their own wizard librarian and a dragon! But when something VERY BAD happens at the new library, it's...

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Jenna tests the waters  by Elizabeth Doyle Carey

Jenna tests the waters

Elizabeth Doyle Carey

Book

"Needing a break from the pressures of competitive swimming, Jenna recruits her friends to try out for junior lifeguards, but becoming a junior lifeguard is harder than she thought"--Publisher's description.

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A kind of spark  by Ellen McNicoll

A kind of spark

Ellen McNicoll

Book

"A Kind of Spark tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there's more to the story of these 'witches', just like there is more to hers. Can...

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The girl from Snowy River  by Jackie French

The girl from Snowy River

Jackie French

Book

"The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across a valley in the heart of Australia, particularly for orphaned sixteen-year-old Flinty McAlpine, who lost a ...

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Attack of the Dragon King  by M. Chan

Attack of the Dragon King

M. Chan

Book

"When Jack's grandpa gives him a magical jade coin, Jack finds himself caught in an ancient battle between good and evil. For he is the new Tiger Warrior, and it's up to him to save the world! Luckily, Jack has the spirits of the twelve animals of the...

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Splat the Cat and the obstacle course  by Laura Driscoll

Splat the Cat and the obstacle course

Laura Driscoll

Book

"Splat can't wait to play on Plank's obstacle course. Flip, flop, SPLAT!"--Publisher's description.

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The ice cream caper  by Steven Korté

The ice cream caper

Steven Korté

Book

"Batman and his crime-fighting dog detective, Ace, investigate a robbery at the Gotham City Zoo. Will the caped crusader and the Bat-Dog find out who is behind the ice cream caper?"--Publisher's description.

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Pinkalicious and the robo-pup  by Victoria Kann

Pinkalicious and the robo-pup

Victoria Kann

Book

"Pinkalicious can't wait to show off her robo-pup to her friends! But when she brings robo-pup to the pet contest, her friends only want to look at Alison's adorable new puppy instead. When Alison's puppy gets lost during the Pinkville Pet Contest, c...

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Relax to the max  by Trish Granted

Relax to the max

Trish Granted

Book

"Super-studious Jeanie accidentally makes a wish that she could relax like her classmate, Max. In a flash. Willow grants the wish and suddenly, Jeanie is so not herself...she's showing up to school in her PJs, passing notes in class--and she doesn't even...

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Home is where the heart is  by Cam Higgins

Home is where the heart is

Cam Higgins

Book

"Rambunctious puppy Bo, who lives with his human family on a farm, loses his dog tag and enlists his barnyard animal friends to help him find it"--Publisher's description.

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Welcome to the scramble  by Don Bosco

Welcome to the scramble

Don Bosco

Book

"You are Runner X, a contestant on LAST KID RUNNING, which is the hottest reality TV show streaming on the mobile web. Your job as RUNNER X is to clear all 5 levels of each game location, across Southeast Asia, beat the other contestants, win votes f...

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Sentinels in the deep ocean  by Stacy Hinojosa

Sentinels in the deep ocean

Stacy Hinojosa

Book

"After barely surviving the harsh tundra biome, Stacy has finally discovered the origins of the intelligent, playful wolves who've raised her. But will Stacy be able to decode a mysterious diary that may hold the keys to her future in the taiga. As she...

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Raffles readers  by Linda Fitzpatrick

Raffles readers

Linda Fitzpatrick

Book

"Raffles Hotel is the best known, oldest and most elegant hotel in Singapore. When it was first built in 1887, it stood on Beach Road, opposite the sea. Nowadays, Beach Road is in the middle of a thriving, modern city. There are many tales of weird a...

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Maleficent  by Steve Behling

Maleficent

Steve Behling

Book

"Maleficent tells the tale of an evil fairy who has fun scaring everyone around her on Halloween"--Publisher's description.

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Willow Wildthing and the shooting star  by Gill Lewis

Willow Wildthing and the shooting star

Gill Lewis

Book

"In the Wilderness, where magic and nature collide, there are magical creatures and strange powers at work. In this story the Wild Things - a group of children who have taken on the characteristics of the wild creatures they are named after - find that...

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Charlie's snow day  by Ree Drummond

Charlie's snow day

Ree Drummond

Book

"When Charlie wakes up to a world covered in snow, he can't wait to get outside and see what's going on around the ranch. He even takes a break from patrol duty to take a fun sled ride with Walter and Sister down the snowy slopes--whee! One ride is enough...

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Pedro goes to Mars  by Fran Manushkin

Pedro goes to Mars

Fran Manushkin

Book

"Pedro would love to take a trip to planet Mars! Are his climbing skills good enough for the planet's rocky surface? Can he pack enough sandwiches to keep himself fed? Will Pedro's big imagination lead him to Mars, or will he decide that Earth is the...

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The long way home  by Corrinne Averiss

The long way home

Corrinne Averiss

Book

"Nanu and Otto are off on a climbing adventure - to the top of Lion Mountain! But Nanu is having a forgetting day - she forgets her backpack and the name of the mountain, and then she forgets the way home. Can Otto be a brave explorer, just like she ...

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Red panda rescue  by Jess Butterworth

Red panda rescue

Jess Butterworth

Book

"Tilly has no plans for the summer holidays and is dreading months of boredom -- that is until she becomes part of The Adventure Club and wins a place to go track and monitor endangered red pandas in Nepal! In the Himalayas, she meets other members of...

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Pete the Cat rocking field day  by Kim Dean

Pete the Cat rocking field day

Kim Dean

Book

"Ready, set, groove! It's field day and Pete is excited for a day filled with fun activities, like the water-balloon toss, three-legged race, an obstacle course, and tug-of-war! Join Pete the Cat and his friends Callie, Grumpy Toad, and Gus as they compete...

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Thrills and chills  by R. L. Stine

Thrills and chills

R. L. Stine

Book

"The Garbage Pail Kids are desperate to win the Smellville Pet Contest. They'll be competing against Good Boy, the chihuahua of the Perfect twins. Good Boy can stand on his head and do algebra problems blindfolded. But the whole thing goes out of control...

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The memory thief  by Leonie Agnew

The memory thief

Leonie Agnew

Book

"A fierce, spiky girl and a lonely troll form an unlikely alliance in Leonie Agnew's extraordinary novel for children aged 9 years and up. For as long as Seth can remember, he's been trapped behind the iron bars of the public gardens, desperate to explore...

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Sabotage  by Aleesah Darlison

Sabotage

Aleesah Darlison

Book

"Get ready to blast off on a fun-filled, fast-paced adventure that's out of this world! The year is 2088. Eleven-year-old Nash Steele travels from his home on Earth to Misty Space Station hoping to spend time with his estranged father, Orson. When Na...

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Space jam

Space jam

Book

"Relive the exciting adventure from Space Jam: A New Legacy in this novel, retelling the epic game between the Tune Squad and Goon Squad. Join LeBron and Bugs Bunny on their journey to help the Tune Squad become a team that was ready to take on the G...

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Luca.

Luca.

Book

"Relive the exciting story of how Luca and Alberto, who just happen to be sea monsters, overcome adversity in the latest Disney and Pixar movie, Luca"--Publisher's description.

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Land of Lost Things  by Cat Weldon

Land of Lost Things

Cat Weldon

Book

"Take up the quest in the hilariously epic second installment of the How to be a Hero series, from Cat Weldon, illustrated by Katie Kear. Welcome to the Land of Lost Things. Unlikely hero Whetstone and trainee Valkyrie Lotta are on an quest to find W...

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Kiki Kallira breaks a kingdom  by Sangu Mandanna

Kiki Kallira breaks a kingdom

Sangu Mandanna

Book

"Kiki Kallira has always been a worrier. Did she lock the front door? Is there a terrible reason her mum is late? Recently her anxiety has been getting out of control, but one thing that has always soothed her is drawing. Kiki's sketchbook is full of...

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The caravan at the edge of doom  by Jim Beckett

The caravan at the edge of doom

Jim Beckett

Book

"When her grandparents explode in their caravan toilet late one night, twelve-year-old Harley discovers a surprising truth: their toilet is a gateway to the Land of the Dead, and they are its Guardians. Well, they were. But there's no time to mourn t...

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A Capitol crime  by Carolyn Keene

A Capitol crime

Carolyn Keene

Book

"Nancy investigates her father's disappearance in Washington, D.C. in the twenty-second book of the Nancy Drew Diaries"--Publisher's description.

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Ready to roll!  by Coco Simon

Ready to roll!

Coco Simon

Book

"Kelsey loves working in her family's restaurant at the Donut Dreams counter, but she feels like she could be doing something more. When her friends tease her about always having strong opinions, she decides to start a blog, Kelsey's Corner. Kelsey is...

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The secrets of star whales  by Rebecca Thorne

The secrets of star whales

Rebecca Thorne

Book

"On the small space station Azura, Maxion Belmont is constantly torn between his two passions - engineering and music. Both are hobbies handed down from his father, which is bittersweet since his death two years ago. While his hydrodriver is great fo...

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The naughtiest unicorn on holiday  by Pip Bird

The naughtiest unicorn on holiday

Pip Bird

Book

"Their rucksacks are packed, the sleeping bags are rolled-up and Class Red are heading into the Wild Woods. Will Dave the naughtiest unicorn eat all the marshmallows? Will anyone be able to put up their tent? And who (or what) is making the weird noises...

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The best pet?  by Fran Manushkin

The best pet?

Fran Manushkin

Book

"Pedro and his dog, Peppy, are ready for the pet show. Peppy can sit and fetch on command. And he's freshly washed and ready to shine. But when they get to the pet show, Peppy gets upset and ends up in the mud. Is there any way for him to become the ...

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Rainbow Grey  by Laura Ellen Anderson

Rainbow Grey

Laura Ellen Anderson

Book

"Ten-year-old Ray Grey lives in the magical kingdom of Celestia, high in the sky! Ray is a trainee Cloud Weatherling and one day her magic will help to control and look after ALL the weather on Earth. That is, if Ray can learn how to use her magic pr...

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Merci Suárez can't dance  by Meg Medina

Merci Suárez can't dance

Meg Medina

Book

"Seventh grade is going to be a real trial for Merci Suâarez. For science she's got no-nonsense Mr. Ellis, who expects her to be a smart as her brother, Roli. She's been assigned to co-manage the tiny school store with Wilson Bellevue, a boy she barely...

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Space oddity  by Christopher Edge

Space oddity

Christopher Edge

Book

"You might think this story is an intergalactic adventure filled with laser blasters, black holes, killer robots and some very weird-looking aliens. And you'd be right. But it's mostly about a boy called Jake, his dad, and an awkward truth that starts...

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A secret of birds & bone  by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

A secret of birds & bone

Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Book

"In an Italian city ravaged by plague, Sofia's mother carves beautiful mementoes from the bones of loved ones. But one day, she doesn't return home. Did her work lead her into danger? Sofia and her little brother Ermin are sent to the convent orphanage...

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New Teacher  by Rebecca McRitchie

New Teacher

Rebecca McRitchie

Book

"Miss King has gone on holiday. And Ella's new teacher just isn't the same. She doesn't smile or say good morning. And she calls Ella 'Bella'!"--Publisher's description.

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Morgana Mage in the robotic age  by Amy Bond

Morgana Mage in the robotic age

Amy Bond

Book

"Morgana Mage loves robots, but as a witch she lives outside the nearby city with its shiny new technology. Science and magic are never mixed. Determined to change things. Morgana finds a way into her chosen school of robotics, only to discover a secret...

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The anti-book  by Raphael (Children's author) Simon

The anti-book

Raphael (Children's author) Simon

Book

"Mickey finds a book that promises to erase whatever is written in it, and after filling the page with all the things and people he dislikes, he finds himself in the anti-world where everything familiar is gone"--Publisher's description.

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