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Get fun and fascinating fiction and nonfiction eBooks for pre-school and school age kids. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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It's just so... by Brenda Faatz

It's just so...

Brenda Faatz

Lizzy feels many different emotions as she embarks on her first day at a new school, but she learns to handle herself with confidence and has a great day.

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The other side of lost by Jessi Kirby

The other side of lost

Jessi Kirby

-- the happy, in love, inspirational online personality she's been trying so hard to portray--it goes viral and she receives a major backlash.To get away from it all, she makes an impulsive decision: to hike the entire John Muir Trail. Mari and her late...

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The Crescent Stone by Matt Mikalatos

The Crescent Stone

Matt Mikalatos

When Madeline, a teen with terminal lung disease, accepts healing in exchange for a year of service in the Sunlit Lands, she and her friend Jason enjoy being privileged members of Elenil society, until they learn that magic carries a high price.

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Echo's sister by Paul Mosier

Echo's sister

Paul Mosier

"Eleven-year-old Echo finds the courage to help her younger sister fight cancer, and, in the process, finds the love and support of an entire community"--

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Fiona the hippo

Fiona the hippo

Describes the life of Fiona, a baby hippopotamus who was born prematurely and raised by humans at the Cincinnati Zoo, and details how the hippo became a worldwide Internet sensation.

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Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

Heretics Anonymous

Katie Henry

When nonbeliever Michael transfers to a Catholic school in eleventh grade, he quickly connects with a secret support group intent on exposing the school's hypocrisies one stunt at a time.

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The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell

The Forest Queen

Betsy Cornwell

A retelling of Robin Hood in which Lady Silviana of Loughsley joins her childhood friend Bird, Little Jane, Mae Tuck, and others to become an outlaw fighting for social justice against her brother John, the Sheriff.

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Maya, Incas, and Aztecs by Brian Williams

Maya, Incas, and Aztecs

Brian Williams

Presents facts about the Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations, covering daily life, religion, art and technology, and where they are now.

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Explore Poetry! by Andi Diehn

Explore Poetry!

Andi Diehn

Poems can be silly, serious, or fun, just like kids! Whether it's the sing-song rhythm of a limerick, the serendipitous magic of a found poem, the deceptive simplicity of a haiku, or the easy familiarity of an acrostic poem, children are charmed by poetry....

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Getting home by Stephanie Perry Moore

Getting home

Stephanie Perry Moore

High school senior Bailey Clarke and her younger brother, Blake, must trust strangers to help them reach their father's home when an alien invasion causes their bus to break down.

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A walk in the park by Gina Gold

A walk in the park

Gina Gold

Walking their dogs in the park, Minnie, Daisy, and Cuckoo-Loca are forced to break into a run when their dogs smell the hot dog cart, a situation that causes Minnie to devise a solution.

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Pandemic by Connie Goldsmith

Pandemic

Connie Goldsmith

"Learn about how scientists have predicted the way diseases will evolve and effect our world in the future."--

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Smashing Saxons by Terry Deary

Smashing Saxons

Terry Deary

"Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Smashing Saxons, including who got cow pats as Christmas presents, why wearing a pig on your head is lucky and how to make a dead Saxon happy..."--Publisher description.

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Slimy Stuarts by Terry Deary

Slimy Stuarts

Terry Deary

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the SLIMY STUARTS, including why some slimy Stuarts ate toads, snails and fleas, which king picked his nose and never washed his hands and why people wore fish on their feet (bleeugh!).

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The provider by John Hunt

The provider

John Hunt

The year is 2020 and President Trump has just announced that the world is bracing itself for the effects of a huge solar storm. 17 year old Jim Richards is a gawky, unimpressive teenager in Anchorage, Alaska. As chaos descends and society breaks down...

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Fairytales for Wilde girls by Allyse Near

Fairytales for Wilde girls

Allyse Near

A deliciously dark bubblegum-gothic fairytale from a stunning new Australian talent. 'He's gone the same way as those little birds that bothered me with their awful songs! And you will too, you and your horrible heart-music, because you won't stay out...

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Smoke and iron by Rachel Caine

Smoke and iron

Rachel Caine

The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library. With the world catching fire, and words...

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Mech Cadet Yu. 1 by Greg Pak

Mech Cadet Yu. 1

Greg Pak

Once a year, giant robots from outer space come to Earth and bond with young cadets from the elite Sky Corps Academy to defend the world from the terrifying aliens known as the Sharg. It's a great honor to be chosen, but this year ... well, the wrong...

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Genie and the phoenix by Stephen Cole

Genie and the phoenix

Stephen Cole

Michael, Molly, Jess and Jason are all more settled in their new home in Moorways Meet, but after their last adventure, they aren't finding a life without magic much fun. Then they find an old pice of paper with A Map For Those Who Seek Hidden Treasure...

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Ironheart by Jodi McAlister

Ironheart

Jodi McAlister

Pearl Linford is stuck. Her best friend won't talk to her. The internet thinks she is a murderer. And she's waiting for the right moment to forgive Finn Blacklin, the boy she's known forever, who turned out to be an actual fairytale Prince Charming, but...

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The shelter puppy by Holly Webb

The shelter puppy

Holly Webb

As part of her school's community week, Kaitlyn visits her a local animal shelter. There she falls in love with Teddy, a gorgeous whippet cross, who becomes the star of her project. But when a boy in her class watches Kaitlyn's presentation and decides...

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Deadly little games by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Deadly little games

Laurie Faria Stolarz

Before Camelia and Ben can fully grasp the powerful bond brought about by their psychometry, an unresolved family tragedy resurfaces in Camelia's life, irrevocably changing everything she cares about.

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King's army by Mark Huckerby

King's army

Mark Huckerby

The thrilling conclusion to the trilogy! After the Defender's losing battle against the Black Dragon, the United Kingdom finds itself under the control of "Lord Protector" Lock, the undead Viking invaders and the berserkers unleashed by the Raven Banner....

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Mech Cadet Yu. 2 by Greg Pak

Mech Cadet Yu. 2

Greg Pak

It's Stanford's first day at school, and he and his mech will have to see if they can keep up with the other students.

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Mech Cadet Yu. 3 by Greg Pak

Mech Cadet Yu. 3

Greg Pak

The cadets are undergoing their most intense training yet, when Park's mech starts to malfunction with dangerous consequences.

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The dragon of Cripple Creek by Troy Howell

The dragon of Cripple Creek

Troy Howell

When Kat, her father, and brother visit an old gold mine that has been turned into an amusement park, she falls down a shaft and meets an ancient dragon, the last of his kind, and inadvertently triggers a twenty-first century gold rush.

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This is my home, this is my school by Jonathan Bean

This is my home, this is my school

Jonathan Bean

"The boy from BUILDING OUR HOUSE takes us through a typically boisterous homeschooling day with his big family"--

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How I taught my grandmother to read and other stories by Sudhā Mūrti

How I taught my grandmother to read and other stories

Sudhā Mūrti

Collection of juvenile stories, recounting real-life incidents from the life of the author.

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The Knight and the Firefly by Amanda Jenkins

The Knight and the Firefly

Amanda Jenkins

Based on Psalm 91:1-2, Oliver may be a brave and noble knight by day, but he is terrified of the dark by knight until a wise old firefly helps him understand that God's Word is our light.

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Can't Smurf progress by author Peyo

Can't Smurf progress

author Peyo

Handy Smurf's clockwork servants shockingly turn on their Smurf masters and take over the Smurfs Village. No Smurf is safe from King Trash and his clockwork army.

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Treasure sets sail by Amy Sky Koster

Treasure sets sail

Amy Sky Koster

Read along with Disney! Ariel's kitten treasure is playing on the beach with Max the sheep dog and Sebastian the crab when they discover a boat on shore. The friends climb aboard, and Treasure is having a great time playing at being a sea captain. But...

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Power of suggestion by Carolyn Keene

Power of suggestion

Carolyn Keene

Nancy and Bess are visiting Ned at college on the weekend of this year's biggest frat party. But tragedy strikes when a research assistant is found dead'and Parker, Ned's fraternity brother, is the prime suspect. Parker was involved in a study of the...

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The double dabble surprise by Beverly Lewis

The double dabble surprise

Beverly Lewis

Abby and Carly can't wait to meet their new Korean sisters, but they are in for the surprise of their lives. Ages 7-10.

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The land of 10,000 Madonnas by Kate Hattemer

The land of 10,000 Madonnas

Kate Hattemer

Jesse lives with his history professor dad in a house covered with postcards of images of the Madonna from all over the world. He has a heart condition that will ultimately cut his life tragically short. Before he dies, Jesse arranges a mysterious trip...

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The edge of the world by Steven Lochran

The edge of the world

Steven Lochran

Joss, Hero and Drake are prentice paladeros, cowboy-knights that ride dinosaurs and might one day fight to protect their kingdom. But trouble is brewing in Thunder Realm, and the young friends will be called to battle even sooner than they realise......

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Grow up, Ant-Man! by Brandon T. Snider

Grow up, Ant-Man!

Brandon T. Snider

Ant-Man is a very mischievous Super Hero. So it's up to Cassie to tell her dad to GROW UP! Watch as Ant-Man shows you just how big he can grow. Can Ant-Man grow bigger than the Hulk? Can Ant-Man grow bigger than the Avengers Tower? But what happens w...

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Bridge over the Mississippi by Xavier Fauche

Bridge over the Mississippi

Xavier Fauche

In 1874, President Grant authorises the construction of a bridge over the Mississippi. Until then, passage between St. Louis and East St.Louis was only possible on ferries. But the ferry company is owned by two brothers who have been getting rich by ...

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Generation F

Generation F

Fabulous. Ferocious. Fragile. Fresh. Female. Generation F is all of these things and more. It is anything and everything we want it to be. That freedom, that unlimited potential, is what Girls Write Now stands for and offers to its participants. These...

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Animal hats by Mimi Monque

Animal hats

Mimi Monque

This girl transforms from a kitten, to a frog, to a monkey!

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Beyond by Catina Haverlock

Beyond

Catina Haverlock

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Mech Cadet Yu. 7 by Greg Pak

Mech Cadet Yu. 7

Greg Pak

Stanford and his fellow students are enlisted into Earth's last-ditch effort to drive off the Sharg invasion.

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Tim Burton's the Nightmare before Christmas storybook by Suzanne Francis

Tim Burton's the Nightmare before Christmas storybook

Suzanne Francis

Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so intrigued that he enlists the residents of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead...

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Terror on the Train by Terry Deary

Terror on the Train

Terry Deary

A crowded train takes a wrong turn and hurtles at full speed into a section of track that should have been closed for repair. Among the passengers is the writer Charles Dickens. Can young workman Tommy stop the train in time and save the lives of those...

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Clever Meg by Susan Spelic

Clever Meg

Susan Spelic

'Clever Meg' has language that helps to teach the short 'e' sound as in the words; 'Meg, clever, tent, garden, bed and ten.' Meg is a very clever little girl. She can do many things all by herself! What happens when Meg makes a mess in the kitchen?

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Mech Cadet Yu. 6 by Greg Pak

Mech Cadet Yu. 6

Greg Pak

The cadets come face to face with the Sharg, but without their mechs, will they be able to work together?

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Kilroy was here by Jeff South

Kilroy was here

Jeff South

Normal teenagers flip burgers to earn cash during high school. I am not a normal teenager. My name is Tony Pershing and I broke up with my girlfriend just before prom because I was worried my job monitoring a mysterious portal to space for an enigmatic...

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God Made Daddy Special by Glenys Nellist

God Made Daddy Special

Glenys Nellist

From Glenys Nellist, the author who brought us Love Letters from God and Snuggle Time Prayers, comes a new book about the special bond between a father and child. God Made Daddy Special is great for parents to read with their children, as the sweet, ...

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Your pal Archie. Volume one by Ty Templeton

Your pal Archie. Volume one

Ty Templeton

Classic-style Archie makes his return in this ALL-NEW, ALL-AGES collection from Ty Templeton and Dan Parent! Join Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and all your favorite characters from Riverdale as they embark on fun-filled adventures and highschool ...

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Praying circles around your future by Mark Batterson

Praying circles around your future

Mark Batterson

What impossibly big dream has God given you' From Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker, comes Praying Circles Around Your Future, a beautiful and inspiring book that encourages you to dream big, pray hard,anduncover y...

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Ollie by Krista Scott

Ollie

Krista Scott

An easy-to-read family book with bright, beautiful illustrations that makes you feel like you're really on the adventure. This adorable story of a little ghost crab gets caught up in an adventure he didn't expect. As Ollie crosses paths with a bunch ...

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Felix the fluffy kitten and other kitten tales by Jenny Dale

Felix the fluffy kitten and other kitten tales

Jenny Dale

Felix the Fluffy Kitten certainly lives up to his name - his fluffy fur gets everywhere - even in the bath! Will Jodie's mum learn to deal with fluff? Nell the Naughty Kitten can't stop making mischief! On the farm where she lives she is always pestering...

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Cat wishes by Calista Brill

Cat wishes

Calista Brill

In this playfully subversive fairytale, perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, the ever-skeptical Cat learns that wishes can come true--just not always in the ways we expect. At turns sly and sweet, this clever story about friendship will leave no doubt that...

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The Music Box. Volume 1, Welcome to Pandorient by Carbone Carbone

The Music Box. Volume 1, Welcome to Pandorient

Carbone Carbone

For her eighth birthday, Nola receives a marvelous present: her late mother Annah's music box. It has the most enchanting melody, and inside the globe... is that a little girl waving? And calling for help?! Before she knows it, Nola has shrunk down s...

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The catchers by Stuart J. Kent

The catchers

Stuart J. Kent

Have you been waiting for a magical story that's funny, exciting, intriguing and looks good on your bookshelf? Wait no longer! Follow the funniest adventure of a lifetime with twelve-year-old Jamie Ellebert and his new-found magical friends. After meeting...

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Kid Normal and the rogue heroes by Greg (Radio personality) James

Kid Normal and the rogue heroes

Greg (Radio personality) James

Not all heroes have superpowers. Don't believe us? Well Murph Cooper is living proof. Since becoming Kid Normal, he and the Super Zeroes have been catching baddies all over the place. But being a hero is about to get a whole lot harder ...Far away in...

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K is for kindness by Jodie Shepherd

K is for kindness

Jodie Shepherd

"Elmo leans about being kind to others as he works to earn his Monster Scout Kindness Badge by helping his friends and neighbors up and down and all around Sesame Street!"--Back cover.

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I am still alive by Kate Alice. Marshall

I am still alive

Kate Alice. Marshall

"Stranded alone in the unforgiving Canadian wilderness, Jess is determined to survive and seek revenge on her father's murderers"--

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The beginner's Bible

The beginner's Bible

From skies and seas to animals and humans, see the beginning our beautiful world in The Beginner's Bible God Makes the World, a retelling of the story of creation.

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Blue Mountain mystery

Blue Mountain mystery

Luke, a little engine fears he's caused a terrible accident and Thomas attempts to track down the truth.

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Three times the charm by Caitlin Ricci

Three times the charm

Caitlin Ricci

High school seniors Raine, Amelia, and Mel have little time to enjoy their budding romance. An eating disorder is ravaging Amelia's health, and the trio must rally and stand together in a fight for her life.

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The orca scientists by Kim Perez Valice

The orca scientists

Kim Perez Valice

Follow the scientists working in the Pacific Northwest to learn about the orca whale population there, as they race to save these remarkable mammals from extinction. Perfect for fans of The Great White Shark Scientist and readers looking for excellen...

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Endless water, starless sky by Rosamund Hodge

Endless water, starless sky

Rosamund Hodge

In order to stave off the end of the world, Juliet is tasked with sacrificing the remaining members of her family, but she discovers a different, darker path that leads to her love, Romeo, and together they journey into death to find the key to saving...

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The turnkey of Highgate Cemetery by Allison Rushby

The turnkey of Highgate Cemetery

Allison Rushby

Flossie Birdwhistle is the Turnkey at London's Highgate Cemetery. As turnkey, it's Flossie's job to ensure that all the souls buried in the cemetery stay at rest. Not an easy job for a young ghost, but a task made especially difficult by World War II:...

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Usagi Yojimbo. 20, Glimpses of death by Stan Sakai

Usagi Yojimbo. 20, Glimpses of death

Stan Sakai

Wandering ronin Usagi Yojimbo is alone once again, having emerged from his travels with young Jotaro. His brief respite from danger was not destined to last long, for adventure in feudal Japan waits for no one! Throughout these stories we follow Usagi...

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Hotel Transylvania 3. Summer vacation by Stacia Deutsch

Hotel Transylvania 3. Summer vacation

Stacia Deutsch

This deluxe novelization of the hilarious monster comedy includes an eight-page insert of full-color images from the film! Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 3--starring Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez--hits theaters July 13, 2018!Everyone's ...

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Kira dreaming by Belinda Murrell

Kira dreaming

Belinda Murrell

Kira Cove Public School is hosting a talent quest. Cici, Meg and Charlie couldn't be more excited to perform, but Pippa gets butterflies at the thought of singing on stage. After a disastrous audition the girls get a second chance, but can Pippa find...

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Pete Moss and the super strong spinach by Cynthia Wylie

Pete Moss and the super strong spinach

Cynthia Wylie

"Follow Pete Moss in this magical, beautifully illustrated story as he attends boarding school on Bloomers Island to learn about gardening and growing his own vegetables. When Professor Sage announces the Very Very Veggie Challenge, Pete immediately knows...

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Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens

Cream Buns and Crime

Robin Stevens

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are famous for the murder cases they have solved - but there are many other mysteries in the pages of Hazel's casebook.From the macabre Case of the Deepdean Vampire, to the baffling Case of the Blue Violet, and their very first...

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The case of the missing hippo by Laura James

The case of the missing hippo

Laura James

In a small town on the banks of Lake Laloozee lives the world's greatest flamingo detective. His name is Fabio. He's not tall or strong, but slight and pink and he's very clever. When Fabio and his giraffe associate Gilbert (terrible at disguises) drop...

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Flamingo boy by Michael Morpurgo

Flamingo boy

Michael Morpurgo

A stunning new classic from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo for readers of 9+, in the vein of PRIVATE PEACEFUL and THE BUTTERFLY LION This is a landmark new novel form the nation's favourite storyteller, set in the unique landscape of the Camargue...

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Susi Samtpfote geht verloren by Daisy Meadows

Susi Samtpfote geht verloren

Daisy Meadows

Kätzchen Susi Samtpfote ist ganz aufgeregt: Jessi und Lili übernachten zum ersten Mal bei ihren neuen Freunden im Wald. Doch am nächsten Morgen ist Susi nirgends zu finden. Hat Hexe Griselda etwas mit ihrem Verschwinden zu tun? Jessi und Lili müssen....

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Emily Pelopincho tiene una idea by Daisy Meadows

Emily Pelopincho tiene una idea

Daisy Meadows

When Grizelda sends her sand dragon to turn the Prickleback hedgehog family to stone, it's up to Jess, Lily, and Emily Prickleback to find a way to change them back.

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Hamish and the baby boom! by Danny Wallace

Hamish and the baby boom!

Danny Wallace

Get ready for another hilarious adventure from bestselling author Danny Wallace brought to life with illustrations from Jamie Littler, perfect for fans of David Walliams, Roald Dahl, David Baddiel and David Solomons! Beware the Babies ... they CRY ......

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The adventures of Eric the spider by Elaine Madle

The adventures of Eric the spider

Elaine Madle

This is the story of a spider called Eric and the very big adventures he has.

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Code Camp with Barbie and friends by Devra Newberger Speregen

Code Camp with Barbie and friends

Devra Newberger Speregen

Think like a coder while playing sports, crafting . . . even pet-sitting? At Code Camp, Barbie and her friends are discovering all the ways they use coding concepts every day! In their final project, Barbie, Nikki, and Teresa share all the fun ways you...

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Emajen by Ashley Ledigo

Emajen

Ashley Ledigo

Emajen is a world, similar to Earth. Doodland is a world where all the sketches that human beings doodle spring to life. Crevitos is a cruel and beautiful Creation, with multi-world domination and devastation in mind. Two youngsters from Earth, Destiny...

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Jake Atlas and the hunt for the feathered god by Rob Lloyd Jones

Jake Atlas and the hunt for the feathered god

Rob Lloyd Jones

Jake Atlas and his family are on the run, hunted by international police while chasing the mysterious People of the Snake to stop them from hiding the secret history of humankind. But when the family's friend, Sami, is poisoned, the People of the Snake...

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The Santa Hoax by author Francis Gideon

The Santa Hoax

author Francis Gideon

Julian is tired of living a hoax and resolves to come out as transgender. As relationships change, he realizes why kids still believe in Santa: sometimes it's easier than accepting the truth.

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The rescued kitten by Holly Webb

The rescued kitten

Holly Webb

Edie and her friend Tayla are on their way home from school when they discover a tiny ginger kitten caught up in some barbed wire. She looks weak and has a cut on her leg from the wire, so they rush her home to Edie's mum, a vet. Edie's mum isn't sure...

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Mother Ghost by Rachel Kolar

Mother Ghost

Rachel Kolar

An illustrated collection of thirteen gently spooky Mother Goose rhymes.

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Lumberjanes. Chapter fifty, Board, board, board by Shannon Watters

Lumberjanes. Chapter fifty, Board, board, board

Shannon Watters

In this oversized anniversary issue, April, Mal and Ripley make several very cool and also pretty gross discoveries deep in the tunnels beneath the Mess Hall. Up above in the civilized world Jo and Molly join Emily, Diane and the Zodiac cabin for a fun...

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Just one of the royals by Leah Rooper

Just one of the royals

Leah Rooper

Star hockey player Daniel Sacachelli wants only two things: 1) for the Falcons to win next season, and 2) for his secret--the fact he's actually the prince of Eldonia--to never make its way to Chicago. But if Daniel keeps avoiding his crown, their family...

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Good-bye, bumps! by Wayne Dyer

Good-bye, bumps!

Wayne Dyer

In Good-bye, Bumps!, Saje Dyer, daughter of best-selling author Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, tells a remarkable story from her childhood in which she was able to overcome a physical condition in a very unique way. In the telling of her story she teaches children...

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Incredible you! by Wayne W. Dyer

Incredible you!

Wayne W. Dyer

This book helps parents introduce their children to the ideas that they are unique and powerful beings and that they have everything they need within themselves to create happy, successful lives.

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Gunnerkrigg Court. Volume 1, Orientation by Thomas Siddell

Gunnerkrigg Court. Volume 1, Orientation

Thomas Siddell

Antimony Carver is a precocious and preternaturally self-possessed young girl starting her first year of school at gloomy Gunnerkrigg Court, a very British boarding school that has robots running around along side body-snatching demons, forest gods, and...

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The Sword of Darrow by Alex Malchow

The Sword of Darrow

Alex Malchow

After escaping ten years earlier from Sonnencrest, Princess Babette, using her magical powers and helped by Darrow, a young boy with a magical sword, and Scodo, a warrior, returns to fight the evil goblin, Malmut, and free her kingdom.

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Beautiful Girl by Christiane Northrup

Beautiful Girl

Christiane Northrup

For years Christiane Northrup, M.D., has taught women about heath, wellness, and the miracle of their bodies. Now, in her first children's book, she presents her wonderful wisdom to the youngest of girls. Beautiful Girl presents this simple but impor...

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