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The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

the girl who saved christmas

Amelia Wishart's Christmas spirit helped Santa get the extra boost of magic he needed to make his first trip around the world. When she's sent to the workhouse, now-orphaned Amelia's hope begins to drain away. Santa sets out to find her with the help of his reindeer, a curious cat, and Charles Dickens.

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Jacky Ha-Ha by James Patterson

jacky ha-ha

Jacky Ha-Ha loves to make people laugh, and cracking wise helps distract her from thinking about not-so- funny things in her life, like her mom serving in a dangerous, faraway war, and a dad who's hardly ever home. When she's required to act in the school play, she must conquer her stutter. When she makes a promise to give up the one thing that makes her happy, in order to keep her family together, will she stop being her real self?

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Star Wars: Legends of Luke Skywalker by Ken Liu

star wars

As a cargo ship rockets across the galaxy to Canto Bight, the deckhands on board trade stories about legendary Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker. But are the stories of iconic and mysterious Luke Skywalker true, or merely tall tales passed from one corner of the galaxy to another? Is Skywalker really a famous Jedi hero, an elaborate charlatan, or even part droid? The deckhands will have to decide for themselves when they hear The Legends of Luke Skywalker, a collection of myths and tall-tales about the legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker.

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A Mammoth Mystery by Geronimo Stilton

a mammoth mystery

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The Secret of Nightingale Wood by Lucy Strange

the secret of nightingale wood

1919. Mama is ill. Father has taken a job abroad. Nanny Jane is too busy to pay any attention to Henrietta and the things she sees - or thinks she sees - in the shadows of their new home, Hope House. All alone, with only stories for company, Henry discovers that Hope House is full of strange secrets: a forgotten attic, ghostly figures, mysterious firelight that flickers in the trees beyond the garden. One night she ventures into the darkness of Nightingale Wood. What she finds there will change her whole world.

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The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

the trials of morrigan crow

A cursed child destined to die on her eleventh birthday is rescued and whisked away to a secret realm called Nevermoor and given the chance to compete for a place in a prestigious organization called the Wundrous Society.

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Kids' Guide to Fishing by Dave Maas

kids guide to fishing

If you're like most young anglers, you don't care what kind of fish you catch as long as you get something. After all, while it's fun just to be outside spending time away from home (chores) and school (tests), fishing is the most fun when you catch fish. By reading [this book], you'll learn great tips for catching all sorts of fish. This book is also filled with little-known fish facts, like: Did you know that some of the fish you catch are older than you? It's true! Just check out the fish age charts in this book! Also included is a real working compass to help you navigate through the wilderness. It won't take you long to read this book. That's good, because you'll have more hours for fishing! Bring this book along on your next fishing trip, because somewhere in these pages is the one thing that will make all the difference between going home empty-handed and catching the biggest fish of your life.

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The Player King

player king

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Humphrey's Creepy-crawly Camping Adventure by Betty G. Birney

creepy-crawly camping adventure

Humphrey goes on a backyard camping adventure with his classmates and meets all kinds of outdoor creatures--even some scary ones.

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The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid by Colin Meloy

the whiz mob

Gandhi asks for one member of each family to join the fight for independence from the British, and when ten-year-old Anjali's mother is jailed for doing so, Anjali must step out of her comfort zone to take over her mother's work.

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Frank Einstein and the Bio-action Gizmo by Jon Scieszka

frank einstein

Luke Harrison's dad makes horror movies. It's very fun to be around such scary stuff-especially when you have your own monster museum at home. But when two ventriloquist dummies join the collection, things get real creepy. Real-life creepy! Slappy and Snappy can walk and talk on their own.

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Applewhites Coast to Coast by Stephanie S. Tolan

applewhites coast to coast

Thirteen-year-old E.D. Applewhite, still reeling from her bewildering kiss with former bad boy Jake, embarks on a cross-country road trip in a wildly painted school bus with her eccentric, highly creative family, as they compete in an art educational quest for a big cash prize.

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