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The Magnificent Monsters of Cedar Street

From the bestselling author of E B White Read Aloud Honor Book Liesl Po comes a timely and relevant adventure story about monsters of all kindsand a girl brave enough to save them Cordelia Clay loves the work she and her father do together saving and healing the remarkable creatures around


Kat Leyh s Snapdragon is a magical realist graphic novel about a young girl who befriends her town s witch and discovers the strange magic within herself Snap s town had a witch At least, that s how the rumor goes But in reality, Jacks is just a crocks wearing, internet savvy old lady who sells

Middle School: Master of Disaster: (Middle School, #12)

In this blockbuster instalment of the bestselling Middle School series, Rafe and all the favourite characters from James Patterson s books for kids get caught up in a hilarious adventure together for the first time Rafe and Jimmy, two misunderstood troublemakers, are finally up to something good.

A Home for Goddesses and Dogs

Lydia knows about death than most thirteen year olds Her mother was already sick when her father left them six years ago When her mother dies, it is Lydia who sits by her side Fully orphaned now, Lydia follows the plan her mother made with her She uproots to rural Connecticut to live with

Birdie and Me

A stunning debut about a girl named Jack and her gender creative little brother, Birdie, searching for the place where they can be their true and best selves After their mama dies, Jack and Birdie find themselves without a place to call home And when Mama s two brothers each try to provide


The first book in bestselling author Kenneth Oppels new trilogy It was just rain But after the downpour, odd black plants begin to shoot up Suddenly They Are Everywhere They take over fields and twine around houses They bloom and throw off toxic pollenand feed Strangely, three Salt Spring

Cast Away: Poems for Our Time

Acclaimed poet and Young Peoples Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye shines a spotlight on the things we cast away, from plastic water bottles to those less fortunate, in this collection of than eighty original and never before published poems A deeply moving, sometimes funny, and always

King and the Dragonflies

Twelve year old Kingston James is sure his brother Khalid has turned into a dragonfly When Khalid unexpectedly passed away, he shed what was his first skin for another to live down by the bayou in their small Louisiana town Khalid still visits in dreams, and King must keep these secrets to himself

We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson illuminates the true stories of Jewish children who fled Nazi Germany, risking everything to escape to safety on the Kindertransport.Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s Under the Nazi Party,

Willa and the Whale

Can a whale talk to a human Willa thinks so After losing her mom, Willa is grieving and having a hard time living with her dad and his new family on an island off the coast of Washington State Her dad tries to cheer her up by taking her whale watching, something Willa s mom used to do While

Shadow of the Batgirl

Cassandra Cain, teenage assassin, isn t exactly Batgirl materialnot yet, at least But when Batgirl goes missing from Gotham, can Cassandra defy her destiny and take on a heroic mantle of her very own Cassandra Cain is the daughter of super villains and a living weapon trained from birth to be

Pippa Park Raises Her Game

A Contemporary Reimagining of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens for Middle Graders Life is full of great expectations for Korean American Pippa Park It seems like everyone, from her family to the other kids at school, has a plan for how her life should look So when Pippa gets a mysterious


From acclaimed author Kate Messner comes the powerful story of a young girl with the courage to make her voice heard, set against the backdrop of a summertime mystery When Mia moves to Vermont the summer after seventh grade, she s recovering from the broken arm she got falling off a balance beam.

Indoor Recess (Lumberjanes, Vol. 13)

On a rainy day at Lumberjanes camp, the Roanokes explore tabletop gaming with bonus magic , and the underground tunnels beneath the Mess Hall.The woods surrounding Miss Qinzella Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpets Camp for Hardcore Lady Types are home to incredible magical critters and beings than

Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #14)

In Wrecking Ball, Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid seriesfrom 1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinneyan unexpected inheritance gives the Heffley family a chance to make major improvements to their home But they soon find that construction isnt all its cracked up to be When things get