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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp
by Rick Yancey
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Alfred Kropp was just trying to survive high school when his guardian uncle gets him roped into a suspicious get-rich-quick scheme that changes his life forever: stealing Excalibur — the legendary sword of King Arthur. But after Alfred unwittingly... (read more)

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The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain)
The Black Cauldron (Chronicles of Prydain)
by Lloyd Alexander
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In the imaginary Land of Prydain, where "evil is never distant," it has become imperative that the Black Cauldron, chief implement of the diabolical Arawn, be destroyed. In this cauldron Arawn has created his terrible army of deathless warriors... (read more)

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American Born Chinese
American Born Chinese
by Gene Luen Yang
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For the winter holidays try American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Chang. This quirky book is a fabulous introduction to the new generation of graphic novels, and blends folklore with an exploration of racial stereotyping and the "right stuff" of America... (read more)

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The Book of Three (Chronicles of Prydain #1)
The Book of Three (Chronicles of Prydain #1)
by Lloyd Alexander
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For fans of Nancy Farmer and Lloyd Alexander comes international bestselling author Michelle Pavers second novel in the Bronze Age adventure series.   While searching for his kidnapped sister, Outsider Hylas takes a dangerous detour when hes... (read more)

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Dude Where's My Spaceship (Weirdplanet #01)
Dude Where's My Spaceship (Weirdplanet #01)
by Dan Greenburg and Dave Calver and Macky Pamintuan
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Featuring a trio of alien siblings who crash-land on in the Nevada desert and take to Area 51, this Stepping Stone* book begins a fun new series for young readers. Illustrations.... (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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Rabbit Hill (Puffin Newberry Library)
Rabbit Hill (Puffin Newberry Library)
by Robert Lawson
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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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The Sign of the Beaver
The Sign of the Beaver
by Elizabeth George Speare
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Although he faces his responsibility bravely, thirteen-year-old Matt is more than a little apprehensive when his father leaves him alone to guard their newly built cabin in the wilderness. When a renegade white stranger steals his gun, Matt knows he has... (read more)

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A Mouse Called Wolf
A Mouse Called Wolf
by Dick King-Smith
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mouse ("Wolf," for short) has a big name for such a little mouse. But the name fits. His favorite pastime is listening to Mrs. Honeybee, the lady of the house, play the piano. If only he could sing along to the music! One day... (read more)

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The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
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New from Andrea Cremer, the New York Times bestselling author of the Nightshade novels, comes an action-packed alternate-history steampunk adventure. In this world, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees have scraped out an existence on the... (read more)

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Owls in the Family
Owls in the Family
by Farley Mowat
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The adventures of two owls who shake up an entire neighborhood and turn a house topsy-turvy. Full color.... (read more)

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The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (Dell Yearling Biography)
The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (Dell Yearling Biography)
by Kate Mcmullan
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From the time she was a small child, Harriet Tubman was forced to work in the fields and was treated badly by her owner. Finally, leaving her family behind, she ran away to the North, where she became a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad —... (read more)

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The Door in the Wall
The Door in the Wall
by Marguerite de Angeli
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As the son of a nobleman, Robins destiny is changed suddenly when he falls ill and loses the use of his legs. When the great castle of Lindsay is in danger, Robin discovers that there is more than one way to serve his king.... (read more)

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Tucket's Gold (Tucket Adventures #04)
Tucket's Gold (Tucket Adventures #04)
by Gary Paulsen
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Gary Paulsen's popular Western saga continues in the fourth novel about Francis Tucket. Things look grim for Francis and his adopted family, Lottie and Billy. Without horses, water, or food, they're alone in a prairie wasteland, with the dreaded... (read more)

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The Chocolate Touch
The Chocolate Touch
by Patrick Skene Catling and Margot Apple
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In a laugh-out-loud hilarious twist on the legend of King Midas, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. First published... (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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Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You
Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You
by Hanna Jansen
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Jeanne and her family, who are Tutsis living in Rwanda during a time of civil war, flee their home in hopes of evading Hutu soldiers as political events threaten to overtake them.... (read more)

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Camp Babymouse (Babymouse #6)
Camp Babymouse (Babymouse #6)
by Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal—BABYMOUSE!   With multiple Children's Choice awards and... (read more)

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Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake
Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake
by Louis Sachar
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Should you ever find yourself at Camp Green Lake — or somewhere similar — this is the guide for you. Stanley Yelnats (Caveman, to some of you) offers anecdotes and advice on everything from digging the perfect hole to identifying and avoiding... (read more)

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The Battle for the Castle
The Battle for the Castle
by Elizabeth Winthrop
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The adventure continues in this exciting companion to The Castle in the Attic. As William turns twelve, he wonders if Jason is still his best friend. In the past year, Jason has grown a foot taller, while William is still a shrimp. When Jason challenges... (read more)

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