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The Twenty-One Balloons (Puffin Newbery Library)
The Twenty-One Balloons (Puffin Newbery Library)
by William Pene Dubois
Staff Pick
When Professor Sherman is found afloat at sea, the entire country is on pins and needles waiting to hear his tale — and his is a tale that does not disappoint. Sherman's solo trip across the Pacific Ocean in a hot air balloon is cut short when he lands... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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Flotsam
Flotsam
by David Wiesner
Staff Pick
A day at the beach like no other! A boy finds an old camera that has washed ashore and thus begins an incredible story-in-pictures. As beautiful and intriguing as any of his previous books, Flotsam is a Wiesner classic — a treat for kids and adults... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Green Glass Sea
The Green Glass Sea
by Ellen Klages
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This is the best historical novel I've read in ages. It focuses on two girls who are completely different, but forced to live together, while their parents are working on the same project in an isolated community in Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1943. You... (read more)

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The Enchanted Castle (Puffin Classics)
The Enchanted Castle (Puffin Classics)
by Edith Nesbit
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Like the four children of Edward Eager's Half Magic who fell in love with this book, many of us on the Kids' Team were quite taken with it as well. Adventure, magic, and sibling squabbles are all told with a delightfully British sensibility. The... (read more)

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!
Eats, Shoots and Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!
by Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons
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With illustrated sentences like, "Eat here, and get gas," alongside, "Eat here and get gas," how can you resist? Introduce children to this small, but important punctuation mark. Who knew that a comma could be as funny as a punch line? A good time (and a... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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Voyage of Midnight (Chronicles of Courage)
Voyage of Midnight (Chronicles of Courage)
by Michele Torrey
Staff Pick
The subject matter of Voyage of Midnight is dark and written with the intensity it deserves, but ultimately this is also a tale of courage, humanity, and family. Philip leaves the orphanage to join his uncle and finally find the family he has longed for.... (read more)

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London Calling (06 Edition)
London Calling (06 Edition)
by Bloor
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London Calling is a book to keep an eye on. Bloor weaves contemporary and historical settings, a ghost story, and a coming-of-age tale. The result is an emotionally and intellectually satisfying read that will appeal to fans of all genres.... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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This Is the Dream
This Is the Dream
by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander
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This Is the Dream is a gorgeous picture book telling the story of the Civil Rights Movement. This is a great way to introduce younger children to the tragedy and injustice of segregation and the courageous people who led America towards "the dream."... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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