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Children's Middle Readers


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Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Peter and the Shadow Thieves
by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Staff Pick
A perfect adventure for a lazy summer day, Peter and the Shadow Thieves is Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's thrilling follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers. The new book is every bit as clever and exciting, as it sweeps us from the fantasia of Neverland... (read more)

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Chains
Chains
by Laurie Halse Anderson
Staff Pick
Laurie Halse Anderson, who wrote one of my favorite young adult books, Speak, and won a gazillion awards for it, pushes the entire genre to another level (again) with this Revolutionary War-era novel. You could read tons of long-winded reviews of this... (read more)

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The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia
by C. S. Lewis
Staff Pick
Rich in symbolism, page-turning action, and lovely prose, these classic coming-of-age tales of good versus evil have lost none of their magic.... (read more)

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Paper Towns
Paper Towns
by John Green
Staff Pick
Part road trip novel and part mystery, Paper Towns is about an ordinary boy and the enigmatic girl next door, who charmingly sprinkle clues for him using Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. John Green doesn’t gloss over anything in the young adult... (read more)

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Coraline
Coraline
by Neil Gaiman
Staff Pick
Coraline and her parents have moved to a new flat. One rainy day, with her parents too busy to entertain her, Coraline takes her father's suggestion and begins exploring her new house from top to bottom. She discovers a curious, locked door in the... (read more)

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I Kill the Mockingbird
I Kill the Mockingbird
by Paul Acampora
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When Lucy, Elena, and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see To Kill A Mockingbird included. But not everyone in their class shares the same enthusiasm. So they hatch a plot to get the entire town talking about... (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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Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man
Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man
by Wendelin Van Draanen
Staff Pick
When I was ten I wanted to BE Harriet the Spy. If I were ten now I'd want to be Sammy Keyes! This new series of books by Van Draanen provide the mysteries girls are looking for! Sammy is twelve with great wit, ingenuity, street smarts, and sometimes a... (read more)

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Saffy's Angel
Saffy's Angel
by Hilary Mckay
Staff Pick
McKay invites readers into the highly affectionate but incredibly chaotic daily dramas of the Casson family. Engaging, clever characters explore topics ranging from adoption to tomato sandwiches — in other words, life's essential stuff. Profound... (read more)

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War Horse
War Horse
by Michael Morpurgo
Staff Pick
Horses don't volunteer to go to war. They don't understand politics or borders. They hate the noise and smells and pain. But they don't get to choose. Joey becomes a cavalry horse in WWI when Albert's father sells him to the army. War is not healthy for... (read more)

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I Am the Cheese
I Am the Cheese
by Robert Cormier
Staff Pick
Part mystery and part drama, this young adult classic from the righteous '70s (it was published right after Jimmy Carter took office) is weird, thrilling, surprising, provocative, and sophisticated. But the bicycling scenes are my favorite — long... (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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When Did You See Her Last? (All The Wrong Questions #2)
When Did You See Her Last? (All The Wrong Questions #2)
by Lemony Snicket
Staff Pick
Get ready for mystery, mayhem, mistaken identities, misplaced melons, and more in the entertaining second installment of Snicket's "autobiographical" series. When a young Lemony investigates a girl's disappearance in the languishing town of Stain'd-by... (read more)

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The Titan's Curse: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3 (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #03)
The Titan's Curse: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3 (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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29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy
29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy
by Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown
Publisher Comments
We are very curious about the Swinster Pharmacy. We stay up late every night wondering what sort of eerie secrets it contains. Why are there three Styrofoam heads in the windows? Who is the owner? Is it really closed on weekends? Renowned investigator... (read more)

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Ptolemy's Gate: Bartimaeus Trilogy Book Three
Ptolemy's Gate: Bartimaeus Trilogy Book Three
by Jonathan Stroud
Staff Pick
The Bartimaeus Trilogy brilliantly continues in Stroud's last addition to the series. This fast paced and wholly satisfying story brings Bartimaeus the djinni, Nathaniel the magician, and Kitty together again, fighting against demons, and evil wizards... (read more)

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The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia
by C S Lewis
Staff Pick
Rich in symbolism, page-turning action, and lovely prose, these classic coming-of-age tales of good versus evil have lost none of their magic.... (read more)

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LEGO Ninjago: The Visual Dictionary
LEGO Ninjago: The Visual Dictionary
by DK Publishing
Publisher Comments
Meet the Masters of the Spinjitzu as they prepare to do battle and learn about great heroes and the ninjas' mortal enemies while discovering little-known facts about their weapons and vehicles. Discover everything there is to know about the world of LEGO&... (read more)

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Sale - Hardcover

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Tales from Outer Suburbia
Tales from Outer Suburbia
by Shaun Tan
Staff Pick
This set of illustrated short stories by staff favorite Shaun Tan offers a fabulous showcase of his range as an artist. Many of his stories are open-ended, which immediately drew a comparison in my mind to The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van... (read more)

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Redwall #22: The Rogue Crew: A Tale of Redwall
Redwall #22: The Rogue Crew: A Tale of Redwall
by Brian Jacques
Staff Pick
The Rogue Crew follows the Hares of the Long Patrol and a band of sea otters as they join forces to stop evil Razzid Wearat from conquering Redwall. It's bittersweet, since the book was published after Brian Jacques passed away.... (read more)

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