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Jelly Bean by Cynthia Lord

Jelly Bean

No pets are allowed in the apartment where Suzannah and her family live, so she volunteers at a local pet shelter and plays with the dogs and cats there--but when a child whose family is moving brings in her pet guinea pig, Jelly Bean, Suzannah promises that she will find him the perfect home. reserve it

Ostrich Conspiracy by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

ostrich conspiracy

"Detectives Rick Zengo and Corey O'Malley investigate foul play at the opening of the Kalamazoo City Dome, the world's largest indoor amusement complex.

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Animalium by Jenny Broom

animalium

Welcome to Animalium. This museum is open all hours. It houses an astonishing collection of more than 160 animals for visitors of all ages. Learn how animals have evolved, see inside the dissection laboratory, and discover the amazing variety of habitats on Earth.

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Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks

Adventures of Superhero Girl

What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores and have a weakness for kittens? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings charming humor to the trials and tribulations of a young, female superhero, battling monsters both supernatural and mundane in an all-too-ordinary world.

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Castle Behind Thorns by Merrie Haskell

castle behind thorns

When Sand, a blacksmith's apprentice, wakes up in a broken castle, he must find a way to put it back together.

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Big Magic for Little Hands by Joshua Jay

big magic for little hands

25 ... illusions for young magicians: perform a Houdini-inspired escape, vanish your homework, scare the pants off your parents, levitate your brother, command a crowd.

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Treaties, Trenches, Mud and Blood by Nathan Hale

Treateis, trenches mud and blood

World War I set the tone for the 20th century and introduced a new type of warfare: global, mechanical, and brutal. Nathan Hale has gathered some of the most fascinating true-life tales from the war and given them his inimitable Hazardous Tales twist. Easy to understand, funny, informative, and lively, this series is the best way to be introduced to some of the most well-known battles (and little-known secrets) of the infamous wr.a

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Pink Princess Rules the School by Alyssa Crowne

Pinl Princess Rules the School

Juliet Henry is planning a party for her seventh birthday, and she wants to invite only girls and have everything pink, from the food to the outfits. But the boys in her class don't want to be left out of the fun. Will they spoil the pink princess party?

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The Emerald City of Oz by Frank Baum

The emerald City of Oz

The trio from Kansas gets the royal treatment in Oz as they meet living paper dolls, the puzzle-piece Fuddles, and the Spoon Brigade and the whole Kingdom of Utensia! But trouble is brewing: The Nome King is angered that Dorothy stole his magic belt, and he has an army of 50,000 set to invade Oz to get it back! Did Auntie Em and Uncle Henry make it to Oz just in time to see it destroyed?

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Battle of Darcy Lane by Tara Altebrando

Battle of Darcy Lane

It's summertime, and everyone on Darcy Lane seems to be holding their breath waiting for the cicadas to emerge, but what twelve-year-old Julia Richards and her best friend, Taylor, want is some real excitement. Which arrives in the form of a new neighbor named Alyssa, who introduces a ball game called Russia ... and an unwelcome level of BFF rivalry.

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Gabriel Finley and the Ravens Riddle by George Hagen

Gabriel and the Ravens Riddle

Eleven-year-old Gabriel, with the help of the young raven Paladin, which whom he has a magical bond, travels to the foreboding land of Aviopolis, where he must face challenges and unanswerable riddles to rescue his long-missing father.

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The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan

The Map to Everywhere

Twelve-year-old Fin, a master thief from the pirate world of Khaznot Quay, and Marrill, also twelve, of Arizona, cross paths in the magical world of the Pirate Stream while on a quest for a mysterious map.

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Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger

Keeper of the Lost Cities

At age twelve, Sophie learns that the remarkable abilities that have always caused her to stand out identify her as an elf, and after being brought to Eternalia to hone her skills, discovers that she has secrets buried in her memory for which some would kill.

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