Children’s Fiction

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    Bone talk

    Gourlay, Candy, author.

    More than a hundred years ago, a boy named Samkad thinks he knows everything about the world. He knows the mountains he lives in. He knows his people. He knows his blood enemy, the Mangili. And he wants to become a man, to be given his own shield, spear a....

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    Prank wars

    Stanton, Matt (Illustrator), author, illustrator.

    Max is the Funny Kid and, given the choice, he'd always rather laugh than fight. But when a prank war breaks out just before the big overnight class trip, Max has no choice but to pull off the funniest prank ever! Gunker dragons, duck smugglings, stolen s....

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    Hiaasen, Carl, author.

    With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the waters around their Florida Keys home.....

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    The princess who flew with dragons

    Burgis, Stephanie, author.

    Sofia is the other princess. Not the crown princess - that's her perfect big sister, Katrin. Sofia is the princess who always says the wrong thing; who hates going to parties; who doesn't like people; who just wants to sit and read her books. So when Sofi....

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    Diary of a wimpy kid : wrecking ball

    Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator.

    When an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house, they soon discover that renovations may not be worth the effort. Once the walls come down, all sorts of problems start to crop up. Rotten wood, toxic m....

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    Messenger, Shannon, author.

    Illusions shatter--and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices--in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes t....

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    Worlds apart

    Riley, James, 1977- author.

    Owen and Bethany try to find their way back to each other after the fictional and nonfictional worlds are torn apart in this fifth and final book in the New York Times bestselling series, Story Thieves-which was called a �fast-paced, action-packed tale� b....

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    Grabenstein, J. J., author.

    Shine on! might be the catchphrase of twelve-year-old Piper's hero--astronaut, astronomer, and television host Nellie Dumont Frisse--but Piper knows the truth: some people are born to shine, and she's just not one of them. That fact has never been clearer....

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    Someplace to call home

    Dallas, Sandra, author.

    In 1933, what's left of the Turner family--twelve-year-old Hallie and her two brothers--finds itself driving the back roads of rural America. The children have been swept up into a new migratory way of life. America is facing two devastating crises: the G....

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    Owl's Outstanding Donuts

    Yardi, Robin, author.

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    Charlie Herna&ndez & the castle of bones

    Calejo, Ryan, author.

    Charlie Hernandez still likes to think of himself as a normal kid. But what's normal about being a demon-slaying preteen with an encyclopedic knowledge of Hispanic and Latino mythology who can partially manifest nearly any animal trait found in nature? We....

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    Give and take

    Swartz, Elly D, author.

    Family has always been important to twelve-year-old Maggie: a trapshooter, she is coached by her dad and cheered on by her mom. But her grandmother's recent death leaves a giant hole in Maggie's life, one which she begins to fill with an assortment of thi....

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    The burning queen

    Lasky, Kathryn, author.

    Forced to abandon Princess Elizabeth when Mary ascends the English throne, Rose sews elaborate gowns for Mary's upcoming coronation before violently escalating attacks on Protestants compel her to escape into her own time.....

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    Naked mole rat saves the world

    Rivers, Karen, 1970- author.

    Twelve-year-old kit-with-a-small-k likes shopping at the flea market with her best friend, Clem, roller-skating, climbing to the roof to look at the stars, and volunteering at an animal shelter. Until suddenly she has a really big, really strange secret t....

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