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The Isle of the Lost  by Robert Venditti

The Isle of the Lost

Robert Venditti

Book

"Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon to the Isle of the Lost. Stripped of their magical powers, the villains now live in total isolation, forgotten by the world. Mal learns from her mother, Maleficent, that...

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Courtney Crumrin. Volume three, The twilight kingdom by Ted Naifeh

Courtney Crumrin. Volume three, The twilight kingdom

Ted Naifeh

Book

"Courtney Crumrin's magical education has begun in full under the tutelage of Calpurnia Crisp. But Courtney isn't her only pupil, and she quickly realizes her classmates don't know nearly as much about the dangers of magic as she does. When they turn...

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Sueño Bay adventures. 1, Shadow Island by Mike Deas

Sueño Bay adventures. 1, Shadow Island

Mike Deas

Book

"With nowhere left to live after losing his parents and working his way through a long list of relatives on the mainland, Ollie finds himself at his grandpa's house in Sueño Bay, home of the supernatural. Miserable and intending to get away from the....

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Johnny Boo and the midnight monsters by James Kochalka

Johnny Boo and the midnight monsters

James Kochalka

Book

"Are you scared of the dark? Did you know that when the clock strikes twelve, that's when the midnight monsters come out? Johnny Boo knows, but that won't stop him from skateboarding on the back of a wild Tiger and plucking pumpkin ice cream from the...

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Garfield. Volume three Snack pack, by Jim Davis

Garfield. Volume three Snack pack,

Jim Davis

Book

"Garfield plays both matchmaker and private eye in this helping heaving of short stories featuring the cat and his pals"--Provided by publisher.

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My little pony. Spirit of the forest by Ted Anderson

My little pony. Spirit of the forest

Ted Anderson

Book

"The Cutie Mark Crusaders are back! When Apple Bloom, Scootaloo, and Sweetie Belle take a trip into the woods, they find a forest filled with trash! Just what could be causing this mess?! Looks like it's another mystery for our favorite fillies to so...

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The midwinter witch by Molly Ostertag

The midwinter witch

Molly Ostertag

Book

"Aster always looks forward to the Midwinter Festival, a reunion of the entire Vanissen family that includes competitions in witchery and shapeshifting. This year, he's especially excited to compete in the annual Jolrun tournament--as a witch. He's d...

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Black Canary. Ignite by Meg Cabot

Black Canary. Ignite

Meg Cabot

Book

"Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance is in a rock band with her two best friends and has a good relationship with her mom, but when a mysterious figure threatens her friends and family, she learns more about herself and her mother's secret past."--Provided...

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Super sons. Book 2, The Foxglove mission by Ridley Pearson

Super sons. Book 2, The Foxglove mission

Ridley Pearson

Book

"With their hometown in ruins, Jon and Ian are on a mission to find a sample of the deadly virus that is threatening Wyndemere and Jon's mother, Lois Lane. Meanwhile, Candace follows clues that hold the key to her destiny as she unlocks powerful abilities...

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Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys. The case of the missing adults by Scott Bryan Wilson

Nancy Drew & the Hardy Boys. The case of the missing adults

Scott Bryan Wilson

Book

"Eating candy nonstop and watching TV all day sounds great . . . until you actually do it, as the kids of Bayport High find out when all the adults vanish, and the world's greatest (high school) detectives--the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew!--have to team...

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Marvel action. (Book 2) Avengers. by Matthew K. Manning

Marvel action. (Book 2) Avengers.

Matthew K. Manning

Book

"Magic and mayhem collide for more mighty Marvel action in this new adventure featuring Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Thor, Captain Marvel, and Doctor Strange have gone missing! Forced to face fiendish foes without their teammates, can the rest of the Av...

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The big reveal by Matthew K. Manning

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The big reveal

Matthew K. Manning

Book

"The TMNT are in a bitter fight with each other over an extremely sensitive topic... which pizza place has the fastest delivery! Then, to catch a mutant kidnapper sometimes means... getting kidnapped?! When the Turtles lay a trap to lure their latest...

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Sanity & Tallulah. 2, Field trip by Molly (Molly Grayson) Brooks

Sanity & Tallulah. 2, Field trip

Molly (Molly Grayson) Brooks

Book

"Sanity and Tallulah are going on a field trip-to a real live planet! Some of their classmates are nervous (none of them have been on a planet before, and they've heard terrible things), but Tallulah is beside herself with excitement. Sanity would be...

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Wings of fire Book three, The hidden kingdom  by Tui Sutherland

Wings of fire Book three, The hidden kingdom

Tui Sutherland

Book

"The Dragonet Prophecy didn't call for a RainWing dragonet, but Glory knows she's far more powerful than she gets credit for. So it's devastating when she finally finds the rest of her tribe and discovers that RainWings do seem a little lazy. They nap...

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The adventures of Thor by Russell Punter

The adventures of Thor

Russell Punter

Book

"With his mighty war hammer Mjollnir firmly in his grasp, fearless Norse warrior Thor is on the hunt for action and adventure. Join him on his travels as he takes on terrifying giants and monstrous sea serpents, before the final epic battle of...

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Matthew K. Manning

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Matthew K. Manning

Book

"Join Leo, the self-proclaimed 'coolest' brother; Donnie, the 'genius'; Mikey, the 'prankster'; and Raph, the leader of the group, as they uncover the secrets of New York City and untap their mystic ninja powers while learning to work together as a team....

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Wizard Beach by Shaun Simon

Wizard Beach

Shaun Simon

Book

"What do wizards and witches do when they need a break from the cold, ice-capped mountains of their homeland? They go to the beach, of course! When Hexley Daggard Ragbottom, a high-strung young wizard, wants to put an end to the frost of dark forests...

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Unplugged and unpopular by Mat Heagerty

Unplugged and unpopular

Mat Heagerty

Book

"Desperate to be popular at her junior high school, Erin Song only succeeds in getting grounded by her parents--banned from all her devices. Only then does Erin learn what her grandmother has already noticed--aliens are using screens to abduct and to...

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Spider-Man loves Mary Jane. The unexpected thing by Sean McKeever

Spider-Man loves Mary Jane. The unexpected thing

Sean McKeever

Book

"It's the moment Mary Jane Watson has been waiting for - her first date with Spider-Man! But before her big night, another suitor is vying for her attention - and his name is Peter Parker! Mary Jane is facing an impossible choice, but it might not be...

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Minecraft. Stories from the overworld

Minecraft. Stories from the overworld

Book

"With tales of witch and pillager rivals finding common ground, a heartless griefer who bit off more than they could chew, and valiant heroes new (or not!) to the Overworld, this anthology tells tales that span the world of Minecraft. Featuring stories...

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Last pick. 2, Born to run by Jason Walz

Last pick. 2, Born to run

Jason Walz

Book

"A galaxy away from her twin brother Wyatt, Sam must find a way to resist her captors and hold onto her humanity, while Wyatt leads a ragtag army to bring the fight straight to the alien overlords."--Provided by publisher.

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DC super hero girls. At Metropolis High by Amy. author. Wolfram

DC super hero girls. At Metropolis High

Amy. author. Wolfram

Book

"Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Green Lantern, Bumblebee, and Zatanna are continually late to class because of their crime-fighting, so they must join after-school clubs to avoid being suspended and revealing their secret identities."--Provided by...

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Plants vs. zombies. A little problem by Paul Tobin

Plants vs. zombies. A little problem

Paul Tobin

Book

"Dr. Zomboss creates an army of teeny zombies to try and sneak up on all the brains in Neighborville! To battle these miniscule menaces, the plants, Crazy Dave, Patrice, and Nate must shrink themselves to have any chance at defeating the zombies. But...

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Lucky Luke. The complete collection. by 1923-2001 Morris

Lucky Luke. The complete collection.

1923-2001 Morris

Book

"After 70 years of life and almost 70 translated volumes, it was high time English-speaking readers were offered a hardback collected edition. For this first volume we chose to start with title that herald the golden age of the series. Doc Doxey's El...

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Children of Aramar by author Jos (Cartoonist)

Children of Aramar

author Jos (Cartoonist)

Book

"By fire and rock, they will not admit defeat! Through rock and fire, they will fight to the end! In order to demonstrate their abilities, Ludna and his friends must complete one final test: a trek along the Rock Road! But, as their journey begins, t...

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Estranged. The changeling king by Ethan M. Aldridge

Estranged. The changeling king

Ethan M. Aldridge

Book

"Human and changeling brothers Edmund and Cinder struggle to fit into their respective worlds before joining forces to uncover why magic is disappearing from the World Below."--Provided by publisher.

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Over the garden wall. Circus friends by Jonathan Case

Over the garden wall. Circus friends

Jonathan Case

Book

"It’s not all laughs and peanuts for Wirt, Greg, and Beatrice when they stumble upon a circus in the Unknown. What starts as good fun with Greg reciting Wirt’s poetry for the circus’ audience quickly becomes a dangerous situation when the Ringmaster sets...

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Carmen Sandiego. The fishy treasure caper

Carmen Sandiego. The fishy treasure caper

Book

"Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Headed to the South American country of Ecuador for her next caper! It's up to Carmen and her crew to stop VILE from their evil exploits in the waters just off the coast--but what is VILE after this time? Adven...

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Cars by Dan Zettwoch

Cars

Dan Zettwoch

Book

"From oddball inventors tinkering in their grages to global corporations, learn where cars came from and how they work. When you pop the hood, what are you looking at? How does gasoline--or an electric battery, or even steam--make a car move? Rev your...

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Star Wars. Return of the Jedi  by Alessandro Ferrari

Star Wars. Return of the Jedi

Alessandro Ferrari

Book

"Crime lord Jabba the Hutt is holding Han Solo captive in his palace while the Emperor and Darth Vader plan to turn Luke Skywalker to the dark side while a new, even more powerful Death Star will be completed soon. Is the Rebellion about to be crushed...

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Asterix and the chieftain's daughter by Jean-Yves Ferri

Asterix and the chieftain's daughter

Jean-Yves Ferri

Book

"Escorted by two local chiefs, a mysterious teenage girl arrives in the village. Her father is said to be Vercingetorix, the brave chieftain who was defeated in battle by the Romans. Now, Caesar is looking to capture her at any cost. The chieftain's ...

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Kitten Construction Company. A bridge too fur by John Green

Kitten Construction Company. A bridge too fur

John Green

Book

"Marmalade and her crew of construction kittens are in high demand! Their latest assignment (and bigest job yet) is to build the new Mewburg bridge. But with the bridge comes the one thing that cats hate most of all--water! As the team struggles to face...

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Geronimo Stilton, reporter. #3, Stop acting around by Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton, reporter. #3, Stop acting around

Geronimo Stilton

Book

"While visiting a filmmaker friend on the set of a new movie with Thea, Benjamin, and Pandora, reporter Geronimo Stilton investigates mysterious accidents that are plaguing production and causing the film to go off course."--Provided by publisher.

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Smurf salad by creator Peyo

Smurf salad

creator Peyo

Book

"The Smurfs have been unhappy lately with their meals as prepared by Chef Smurf. When Chef Smurf suggests to Papa Smurf to investigate what's causing Farmer Smurf's crops to be wilted and stunted, Papa Smurf whips up a potion that works a bit too well,...

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Avatar, the last airbender. Team Avatar tales

Avatar, the last airbender. Team Avatar tales

Book

"This anthology from the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender features all your favorite characters, brought to life by a cast of all-star creators! Journey along with Team Avatar as they rescue a pumpkin farmer waylaid by monsters, go undercover in the...

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The Tea Dragon Festival by Katie (Cartoonist) O'Neill

The Tea Dragon Festival

Katie (Cartoonist) O'Neill

Graphic novel

Rinn has grown up the Tea Dragons that inhabit their village, but stumbling across a real dragon turns out to be a different matter entirely! Aedhan is a young dragon who was appointed to protect the village, but fell asleep in the forest eighty years...

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Sunny rolls the dice by Jennifer L. Holm

Sunny rolls the dice

Jennifer L. Holm

Book

"Sunny's just made it to middle school . . . and it's making her life very confusing. All her best friend Deb wants to talk about is fashion, boys, makeup, boys, and being cool. Sunny's not against any of these things, but she also doesn't understand...

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Wild weather by M. K. Reed

Wild weather

M. K. Reed

Book

"As snowpocalypse descends once again, one temperamental weatherman is determined to set the record straight on the myths and misconceptions surrounding the elements. What is the difference between weather and climate? How do weather satellites predict...

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Pokémon. Battle with the ultra beast by Simcha Whitehill

Pokémon. Battle with the ultra beast

Simcha Whitehill

Book

"In 'An Ultra-Urgent Rescue', Ash helps his friend Lillie rescue her mother from a mysterious Ultra Beast; and in 'Buzzwole Battle', Ash takes on his first assignment as an Ultra Guardian."--Provided by publisher.

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The secret spiral of Swamp Kid by Kirk Scroggs

The secret spiral of Swamp Kid

Kirk Scroggs

Book

"Russell is a middle schooler; he excessively doodles in his spiral notebook; he has two best friends, Charlotte and Preston; he is not-so-great at sports; and he is pond scum. Nicknamed 'Swamp Kid' by his classmates, Russell has algae for hair, a tree...

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The Time Museum. Vol. 2 by Matthew Loux

The Time Museum. Vol. 2

Matthew Loux

Book

"Teaming up with the Epoch Squad under the command of Richard Nixon, Delia and her fellow time travelers visit 1778 Versailles to save a historic alliance between France and the United States."--Provided by publisher.

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Cats by Andy Hirsch

Cats

Andy Hirsch

Book

"We meet feline friends from the tiniest kodkod to the biggest tiger, and find out what makes your neighborhood domestic cats so special. Equipped with teeth, claws, and camouflage to survive everywhere from deserts to mountaintops, how did these fer...

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Anne of Green Gables by Mariah Marsden

Anne of Green Gables

Mariah Marsden

Book

"When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan who can help manage their family farm, they have no idea what delightful trouble awaits them. With flame-red hair and an unstoppable imagination, 11-year-old Anne Shirley takes Green Gables...

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Amy's diary. 2, The world's upside down by Veronique Grisseaux

Amy's diary. 2, The world's upside down

Veronique Grisseaux

Book

"Fourteen year-old Amy Von Brandt's life is upside down. In order to forget Nicolas who has just broken-up with her, her bad grades and the possible devilish fiancé of her mother slash principal, she escapes to Grandma Von Brandts farm. Plenty of Mother...

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Chick and Brain. Smell my foot! by Cece Bell

Chick and Brain. Smell my foot!

Cece Bell

Book

"Shares the interactions of the rule-following Chick and the absent-minded Brain, whose friendship is tested by miscommunications and misunderstandings about good manners."--Provided by publisher.

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Avatar, the last airbender. by Faith Erin Hicks

Avatar, the last airbender.

Faith Erin Hicks

Book

"While Aang grapples with a life-changing decision that only he can make as the Avatar, Toph and Katara implore him--from opposite sides--to choose a path. Meanwhile, Ru and Yaling concoct a fiery ploy to get their mother back. The bender vs. non-ben...

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The unicorn whisperer  by Dana Simpson

The unicorn whisperer

Dana Simpson

Book

"As the magic spells Marigold casts to help Phoebe navigate the challenges of school life mount up, both Phoebe and Marigold begin to wonder if sometimes they might be taking things just a little too far."--Provided by publisher.

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The Loud house. #7, 'The struggle is real '

The Loud house. #7, 'The struggle is real '

Book

"You think you know Loud? Try living with ten sisters, four pets, and non-stop chaos! That's life for 11-year-old Lincoln Loud as he navigates life with sisters Lori, Leni, Luna, Luan, Lynn, Lucy, Lisa, Lola, Lana, and Lily!"--Provided by publisher.

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Johnny Boo is king! by James Kochalka

Johnny Boo is king!

James Kochalka

Book

"Johnny Boo has decided to be a king, but Squiggle wants to be a king too, so they both get themselves crowns and castles."--Provided by publisher.

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The epic tales of Captain Underpants. Issue #1, George and Harold's epic comix collection by Meredith Rusu

The epic tales of Captain Underpants. Issue #1, George and Harold's epic comix collection

Meredith Rusu

Book

"George Beard and Harold Hutchins are back with original new comic adventures starring the world-famous Waistband Warrior, Captain Underpants! This collection features George and Harold's hilarious comix from the first two seasons of the TV show."--Provided...

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Hangry by Drew Brockington

Hangry

Drew Brockington

Book

"A young monster takes the train into the big city, only to find his favorite hot dog vendor is closed and he's unable to satiate his hunger, leading to an epic case of destructive crankiness"--

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Marsupilami. 4, The pollen of Monte Urticando by illustrator Batem

Marsupilami. 4, The pollen of Monte Urticando

illustrator Batem

Book

"Deep inside the Palombian jungle lays Monte Urticando, and ancient, nigh inaccessible volcano where millennia old cactuses grow. Every 15 years they flower, and the pollen temporarily drives away most of the dangerous predators. For the Marsupilamis,...

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Earth before us. Mammal takeover! by Abby (Comic artist) Howard

Earth before us. Mammal takeover!

Abby (Comic artist) Howard

Book

"Fifth-grader Ronnie and Ms. Lernin tour the Cenozoic Era, where they encounter three kinds of mammals--monotremes, marsupials, and placental mammals--and other animals with which they shared the Earth."--Provided by publisher.

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Castle in the stars. Book three, The knights of Mars by Alex Alice

Castle in the stars. Book three, The knights of Mars

Alex Alice

Book

"When Seraphin, Hans, and Sophie returned from their voyage to the moon, they didn't come home empty-handed--they brought with them aetherite, a miraculous substance that defies gravity! To keep their secret safe from the Prussians, the trio lives in...

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Stargazing by Jen Wang

Stargazing

Jen Wang

Book

"Moon is everything Christine isn't. She's confident, impulsive, artistic . . . and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known. When Moon's family moves in next door to Christine's,...

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Guts by Raina Telgemeier

Guts

Raina Telgemeier

Book

"Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school...

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W.I.T.C.H. Part VI, Ragorlang.

W.I.T.C.H. Part VI, Ragorlang.

Book

"Eric has started at a new school, but something seems off. The students are tired and listless, almost as if something is sapping their strength. Could this have anything to do with the folktale Hay LIn recently heard about, the monster that drains ...

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W.I.T.C.H. Part V, The book of elements.

W.I.T.C.H. Part V, The book of elements.

Book

"To save Matt, the Guardians must track down the elemental gems required to open the Book of Elements, but no one ever said the task would be easy! Meanwhile, Cedric finds himself being increasingly drawn to Orube."--Provided by publisher.

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W.I.T.C.H. Part V, The book of elements.

W.I.T.C.H. Part V, The book of elements.

Book

"Trapped in the Book of Elements, the Guardians, Orube, and Cedric must confront Jonathan Ludmore, the sinister alchemist who was once the servant of Phobos. . . but can they survive this encounter?"--Provided by publisher.

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Olga. Out of control! by Elise Gravel

Olga. Out of control!

Elise Gravel

Book

"Olga's beloved companion, Meh, is now a mom! She has a litter of adorable babies that look like spring rolls. But the babies aren't just adorable--they're a handful! How can Olga stop them from covering her house in rainbow poop if she's busy making...

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Jedi Academy. [8], Attack of the furball by Jarrett Krosoczka

Jedi Academy. [8], Attack of the furball

Jarrett Krosoczka

Book

"Christina Starspeeder here, back for year two at this super big, super scary, super awesome advanced Jedi Academy. This year, I'm hardly ever on campus. My Jedi Master and I have traveled to so many different planets and met so many cool creatures. ...

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Peppa Pig : 2020  by Lauren Holowaty

Peppa Pig : 2020

Lauren Holowaty

Book

"The Official Peppa Pig Annual will keep all Peppa fans entertained for hours! It has three brand new stories, loads of fun activities, awesome games and brilliant pictures to colour. It is packed full of things to make and do!"--Provided by publishe...

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Catwad. It's me, two by Jim Benton

Catwad. It's me, two

Jim Benton

Book

"Catwad and Blurmp are back and ready for more adventures! In this newest collection of hilarious stories, the dynamic feline duo explore fine art, travel to an alternate reality where the world has become extraordinarily dumb, get into gaming, and more!...

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My little pony. Volume 17 Friendship is magic. by Ted Anderson

My little pony. Volume 17 Friendship is magic.

Ted Anderson

Book

"When a chance purchase leads to a quest for missing constellations, the ponies find themselves in the path of Cosmis, their most galactic villain yet."--Provided by publisher.

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