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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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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....View in Catalog
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