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The Omnivore's Dilemma Young Readers Edition The Secrets Behind What You Eat
The Omnivore's Dilemma Young Readers Edition The Secrets Behind What You Eat
by Michael Pollan
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Have you ever wondered why Twinkies never go bad? Are you eating food, or are you eating "edible food-like substances"? This book will help you answer those questions, and help you eat and cook in ways that are healthier for your body and better for the... (read more)

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Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)
by Cassandra Clare
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This steampunk prequel to the Mortal Instruments series has everything a teen could want. Sixteen-year-old Tessa's introduction to London's Downworld shows her a world of danger and excitement. A dash of romance is added when she meets not one, but two... (read more)

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Jackaby
Jackaby
by William Ritter
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Jackaby sighed and drew to a stop as we reached the corner of another cobbled street. He turned and looked at me with pursed lips. "Let's see," he said at last. "I observed you were recently from the Ukraine. A young domovyk has nestled in the brim of... (read more)

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The Apothecary
The Apothecary
by Maile Meloy
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A whimsical adventure with elements of intrigue and menace, The Apothecary is a sweet coming-of-age tale set in Cold War London. Like the tonics and balms in the story, the author deftly mixes the first whispers of love and heartache with just the right... (read more)

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Two Boys Kissing
Two Boys Kissing
by David Levithan
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This is the most important young adult book that I have read this year. Levithan combines the teenage plights of the gay community with omnipresent voices from Stonewall and the AIDS crisis. There's history and a lot of heart. If you are looking to... (read more)

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The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
by Michael Scott
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Michael Scott's The Alchemyst series hit us like a ton of gold bricks! Mr. Scott has already published several books of folktales, and this little venture into the life and time of Nicholas Flamel is full of great gods and myths. If you haven't had a run-... (read more)

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Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
by Lish McBride
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With chapter headings taken from song titles (creating the most persistent mental playlist ever), a nineteen-year-old "slacker" protagonist, skateboard-fu, the world's most adorable disembodied head, and a wicked sense of humor, this is far from your... (read more)

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Winger
Winger
by Andrew Smith
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Ryan Dean is a fourteen-year-old high school junior who is doing his best to navigate adolescence and all its highs and lows. And you know what? Synopsizing this book doesn't really do it justice or explain why it's my #1 pick. Andrew Smith gets... (read more)

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The Lost Colony: Artemis Fowl, Book Five (Artemis Fowl #05)
The Lost Colony: Artemis Fowl, Book Five (Artemis Fowl #05)
by Eoin Colfer
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The fifth book in this venerable series finds young criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl up to his nefarious tricks. This time he has to fend off a demon invasion by unraveling the mystery of a time spell. Fans of the series won't be disappointed by this... (read more)

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The Here and Now
The Here and Now
by Ann Brashares
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Ann Brashares is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, 3 Willows, The Last Summer (of You & Me), and My Name Is Memory. She lives in New York City with her husband and their four children. ... (read more)

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Panic
Panic
by Lauren Oliver
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Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a poor town of twelve thousand people in the middle of nowhere: because it was summer, and there was nothing else to do. Heather never thought she would compete in panic, a legendary game played by graduating... (read more)

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Tomorrow, When the War Began: Tomorrow #01
Tomorrow, When the War Began: Tomorrow #01
by John Marsden
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Are you waiting impatiently for the final volume of Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games? Looking for something to tide you over in the meanwhile? Look no further! John Marsden's Tomorrow series has what you need: near-death adventure, a dangerous and... (read more)

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The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman
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Neil Gaiman has once again created a world filled with both dark humor and adventure. Nobody Owens, orphaned as an infant, is raised by the ghosts, ghouls, and werewolves of a graveyard. Exciting and oddly touching!... (read more)

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Becoming Naomi Leon
Becoming Naomi Leon
by Pam Munoz Ryan
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Becoming Naomi Leon is a beautiful story about a girl who goes looking for her father and finds herself along the way. Pam Munoz Ryan blends the colors and smells of Mexico with the complexities of family in this heartwarming tale.... (read more)

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The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2)
The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2)
by Maggie Stiefvater
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The second book in Stiefvater's Raven Cycle, The Dream Thieves take us deeper into the mystery that is Glendower and the town of Henrietta. School's out and summer's begun, and we soon learn that everything has changed for Gansey, Blue, Adam, and... (read more)

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Mr. Tickle (Mr. Men and Little Miss)
Mr. Tickle (Mr. Men and Little Miss)
by Roger Hargreaves
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Here it is! The first book that kicked off the beloved Mr. Men and Little Miss series we all remember from our childhood. Check out Mr. Tickle as he tickles his way across town, endlessly amusing himself!... (read more)

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Climbing the Stairs
Climbing the Stairs
by Padma Venkatraman
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Artfully interweaving such social issues as pacifism, colonialism, and women's rights, Padma Venkatraman's thought-provoking and poignant historical novel is a definite must-read.... (read more)

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Please Don't Kill the Freshman: A Memoir
Please Don't Kill the Freshman: A Memoir
by Zoe Trope
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"This high school memoir by Zoe Trope takes on all the cliched aspects of high school, but its form dissolves the catalogued pop culture references and the near universal alienation felt by high school misanthropes and pulls off a precise critique. Zoe... (read more)

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Ruth and the Green Book
Ruth and the Green Book
by Calvin A. Ramsey
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This is a book that matters, and it pleases and succeeds on so many levels. Ruth and the Green Book is the story of a young girl and her parents who travel from their home in Chicago to visit relatives in Alabama. The book is set during the segregated... (read more)

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Uncaged (The Singular Menace #1)
Uncaged (The Singular Menace #1)
by John Sandford and Michele Cook
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JOHN SANDFORD is the author of thirty-six published novels, all of which have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller lists. Uncaged is his YA debut. MICHELE COOK is a journalist and crime reporter making her fiction debut with this series.... (read more)

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