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Middle Readers


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The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
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Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and... (read more)

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick
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Intrigue, danger, chess, and a real-life hoax combine in this historical novel from the author of The Shakespeare Stealer Philadelphia, PA, 1835. Rufus, a twelve-year-old chess prodigy, is recruited by a shady showman named Maelzel to secretly operate a... (read more)

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Half Magic (Edward Eager's Tales of Magic)
Half Magic (Edward Eager's Tales of Magic)
by Edward Eager
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I love this story. Four children (one brother and three sisters) find a magic coin. They don't initially understand the coin's special properties or how to use it without causing unwanted mayhem — since only half of a wish comes true when wished in the... (read more)

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The Great Brain (Great Brain #1)
The Great Brain (Great Brain #1)
by John D. Fitzgerald and Mercer Mayer
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For decades, the Great Brain and his little brother have enchanted readers. Now three of these heartwarming and funny stories featuring the young con artist are reissued. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Baseball in April and Other Stories
Baseball in April and Other Stories
by Gary Soto
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The Mexican American author Gary Soto draws on his own experience of growing up in California's Central Valley in this finely crafted collection of eleven short stories that reveal big themes in the small events of daily life. Crooked teeth, ponytailed... (read more)

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The Book of Three: The Chronicles of Prydain, Book One (Chronicles of Prydain #01)
The Book of Three: The Chronicles of Prydain, Book One (Chronicles of Prydain #01)
by Lloyd Alexander
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The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a... (read more)

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Homer Price
Homer Price
by Robert Mccloskey
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Homer Price lives two miles out of Centerburg, where Route 56 meets 56A, but most of his friends and relatives live in town. They include Aunt Aggy and Uncle Ulysses, the Sheriff and the boys, Miss Terwilliger, Miss Naomi Enders, great-great-great... (read more)

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Ralph S. Mouse (Avon Camelot Books)
Ralph S. Mouse (Avon Camelot Books)
by Beverly Cleary and Paul O. Zelinsky
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One smart mouse When Ralph and his pesky cousins accidentally make a mess at the Mountain View Inn, Ralph decides that he'd better take his motorcycle and leave. He persuades his human pal Ryan to take him to school, where Ralph is an instant hit... (read more)

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The Light Princess
The Light Princess
by George MacDonald and Maurice Sendak
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This newly illustrated set of four paperbacks holds the complete fantasy stories (except for several longer stories readily available elsewhere) of George MacDonald.The Light PrincessThe Giant's HeartThe CarasoynPort in a StormPapa's Story (A Scot's... (read more)

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The Fire Thief (Fire Thief Trilogy #01)
The Fire Thief (Fire Thief Trilogy #01)
by Terry Deary
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Now available in paperback, The Fire Thief hilariously reimagines the myth of Prometheus, the Greek demigod who stole fire from the gods and gave it to the human race. To escape the gods' revenge, Prometheus travels through time to Eden City in 1858... (read more)

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 Pirate Curse (Wave Walkers #01)
Pirate Curse (Wave Walkers #01)
by Kai Meyer and Elizabeth D. Crawford
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The Pirates of the Caribbean have a name for kids who walk on water -- they call them polliwogs. As far as fourteen-year-old Jolly knows, she's the last polliwog still alive -- and this special talent makes her invaluable to the pirate captain who raised... (read more)

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Mandy (Julie Andrews Collection)
Mandy (Julie Andrews Collection)
by Julie Andrews Edwards and Johanna Westerman
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The magic of finding a home Mandy, a ten-year-old orphan, dreams of a place to call her own. Escaping over the orphanage wall to explore the outside world, Mandy discovers a tiny deserted cottage in the woods. All through the spring, summer, and fall... (read more)

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The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Emily Windsnap)
The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Emily Windsnap)
by Liz Kessler and Sarah Gibb
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"Liz Kessler makes a splash with this tightly written, highly imaginative debut." — FAMILYFUN For as long as she can remember, twelve-year-old Emily Windsnap has lived on a boat. And, oddly enough, for just as long, her mother has... (read more)

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Rabbit Hill (Puffin Newberry Library)
Rabbit Hill (Puffin Newberry Library)
by Robert Lawson
Staff Pick
Written in 1944, this is one of the classics of children's literature. The animals of Rabbit Hill and the folks who live in the big house learn about coexisting, giving us all something to think about in terms of how we interact with the world around us.... (read more)

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Benny and Babe
Benny and Babe
by Eoin Colfer
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Benny, a sports-obsessed, carefree kid, is convinced that he can take on the world—until he spends the summer living with his grandfather and meets resident tomboy and all-around tough-girl Babe Meara. Benny may be a wise guy, but Babe is at least... (read more)

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics)
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics)
by Eleanor Coerr and Ronald Himler
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Born in Hiroshima in 1943, Sadako was the star of her school's running team, until the dizzy spells started and she was forced to face the hardest race of her life-the race against time.... (read more)

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The Misadventures of Maude March
The Misadventures of Maude March
by Audrey Couloumbis
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Maude March is a "wanted woman," though she never meant to be. As she and her sister Sallie face one hardship after another, their troubles mount and their lives begin to look like those of the roughriders in the dime novels Sallie reads. If I ever had... (read more)

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The Secret Country (Eidolon Chronicles #01)
The Secret Country (Eidolon Chronicles #01)
by Jane Johnson and Adam Stower
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Ben wants a Mongolian Fighting Fish more than anything. But when he goes to Mr. Dodds's Pet Emporium with his hard-earned savings, he buys a cat instead. He doesn't have a choice, really. The cat insists. Iggy (as the tabby likes to be called) has... (read more)

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The Neddiad: How Neddie Took the Train, Went to Hollywood, and Saved Civilization
The Neddiad: How Neddie Took the Train, Went to Hollywood, and Saved Civilization
by Daniel Pinkwater
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Bestselling author Daniel Pinkwater's story of how Neddie, a shaman, a ghost, three pals, and a maneuver known as the French substitution determine the fate of the world. Melvin the Shaman. Sandor Eucalyptus. Billy the Phantom Bellboy. Daniel Pinkwater's... (read more)

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Dragon Keeper
Dragon Keeper
by Carole Wilkinson
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In the time of the Han Dynasty in ancient China, the last remaining dragon is in danger of being killed by the cruel Emperor. A nameless orphan with no past and an uncertain future becomes his unlikely ally. The young orphan soon discovers that it is her... (read more)

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