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Children's Middle Readers


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Paper Towns
Paper Towns
by John Green
Staff Pick
Paper Towns starts with a dead man that two children find in the park and picks up speed from there. When his childhood best friend, Margo, goes AWOL, Quentin must put together some cryptic clues to find her. John Green has impressed me again with his... (read more)

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The Glass Sentence
The Glass Sentence
by S. E. Grove
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She has only seen the world through maps. She had no idea they were so dangerous.   Boston, 1891. Sophia Tims comes from a family of explorers and cartologers who, for generations, have been traveling and mapping the New World—a world changed... (read more)

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Peak
Peak
by Roland Smith
Staff Pick
When 14-year-old Peak Marcello is caught scaling a skyscraper to place his signature graffiti tag, he is offered a choice: spend three years in juvenile detention, or climb Mt. Everest with his long-absent father.  And though the choice might be easy... (read more)

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The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One
The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One
by Rick Riordan
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Percy Jackson is not normal. He's got ADHD and attention deficit, and he's been kicked out of every school he's ever attended. Now he discovers he's a half blood: half human, half Olympian god. But his problems are only beginning. Someone has stolen Zeus'... (read more)

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Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III
Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III
by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis
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Once more, we return with Prue and Curtis to the weirdly wonderful world of Wildwood. Between these pages awaits lost automaton princes, beret-wearing vegetarian revolutionaries, epic prophecy, and a struggle that threatens the very existence of the... (read more)

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The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
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This is the 35th anniversary edition of Juster's ingenious fantasy that introduces young readers to Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a... (read more)

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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell
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In her new novel, Kate DiCamillo once again weaves an enchanting tale, this time involving an eccentric squirrel and Flora, a true cynic. A story filled with warmth, hope, change, and magic, featuring full-page graphic-style illustrations, Flora and... (read more)

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Dreamwood
Dreamwood
by Heather Mackey
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Lucy Darrington has no choice but to run away from boarding school. Her father, an expert on the supernatural, has been away for too long while doing research in Saarthe, a remote territory in the Pacific Northwest populated by towering redwoods, timber... (read more)

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The Battle of the Labyrinth: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #04
The Battle of the Labyrinth: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #04
by Rick Riordan
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Percy Jackson is not normal. He's got ADHD and attention deficit, and he's been kicked out of every school he's ever attended. Now he discovers he's a half blood: half human, half Olympian god. But his problems are only beginning. Someone has stolen Zeus'... (read more)

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The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #03)
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #03)
by Rick Riordan
Staff Pick
The Titan's Curse is the third book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, and Riordan is still going strong. The goddess Artemis is missing, and Percy and his friends have little time to rescue her. This time, Annabeth gets a little extra help... (read more)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
by J. K. Rowling
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I couldn't imagine a better ending for this extraordinary series. J. K. Rowling, thank you for staying true to your vision.... (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
Staff Pick
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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A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril
A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril
by Lemony Snicket
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The stakes just got higher at Hotel Denouement — no orphan is safe, as plot twists abound and shudder-causing jeopardy is rife. Read this, the next-to-last installment, at your own risk!... (read more)

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A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End
A Series of Unfortunate Events #13: The End
by Lemony Snicket
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All good things must come to an... (read more)

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I Am the Messenger
I Am the Messenger
by Markus Zusak
Staff Pick
I've got to hand it to Australian author Markus Zusak: this book single-handedly made me want to be a better person. As a lifelong reader, I feel a book like this, one that can really change people, comes around so rarely that Zusak must be recognized as... (read more)

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The 13 Clocks
The 13 Clocks
by James Thurber
Staff Pick
Like so many other fairy tales, The 13 Clocks has a wicked duke, a beautiful princess, and a prince in disguise. But I've never read another book that has a Golux. In fact, I've never read another book like this one. Adults will laugh at the wordplay... (read more)

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Summerland
Summerland
by Michael Chabon
Staff Pick
I started reading Summerland on a road trip and couldn't put it down. I was hooked from the moment Ethan and a ragtag group of characters — including a depressed Sasquatch and the rudest fairy princess you can imagine — embark on their quest to... (read more)

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Odd and the Frost Giants
Odd and the Frost Giants
by Neil Gaiman and Brett Helquist
Staff Pick
A Neil Gaiman story at any length is a treat. Odd and the Frost Giants is like the perfect finger food: brief but intensely, deliciously satisfying. If you aren't a fan of Norse mythology when you open the cover, you will be by the time you close it.... (read more)

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Inkheart 1st Edition
Inkheart 1st Edition
by Cornelia Funke
Staff Pick
Meggie loves books more than just about anything. Her father, Mo, is a book binder and introduced her to reading at an early age; now she has a shoe box filled with her special books (so that she can grab them at a moment's notice). Meggie soon comes to... (read more)

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The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
by Jennifer L. Holm
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