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Aru Shah and the end of time by Chokshi, Roshani, author. Aru Shah and the end of time

Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

Jul 8, 2019
Lizzie flying solo by Steveson, Nanci Turner, author. Lizzie flying solo

A lyrical, poignant middle grade novel about embracing change, accepting help from others, and finding a place to call home. Perfect for fans of Raymie Nightingale.Lizzie St. Claire wants to be invisible. Forced to move out of her home, she and her mom now live in a transitional housing shelter, Good Hope, until they can get back on their feet.Lizzie just wants to keep her head down at Good Hope and her new school, so she doesn't have to admit the real reason she and her mom lost everything.But

Jun 25, 2019
Merci Suarez changes gears by Medina, Meg, author. Merci Suarez changes gears

Merci Sua´rez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and her older brother, Roli, are scholarship students. They don't have a big house or a fancy boat, and they have to do extra community service to make up for their free tuition. So when bossy Edna Santos sets her sights on the new boy who happens to be Merci's school-assigned Sunshine Buddy, Merci bec

Jul 3, 2019
Miss Porter is out of order! by Gutman, Dan, author. Miss Porter is out of order!

In this second book in the My Weirder-est School series, A.J. and his friends are getting a substitute. Miss Porter isn't your average teacher, though. She's a Personal Digital Assistant that literally knows everything. She can tell a million hundred weird jokes and get pizza delivered by drone in seconds! But what happens when Miss Porter's system is no longer set to fun? Will anyone be able to shut her down before she takes over Ella Mentry?

Jun 25, 2019
Other words for home by Warga, Jasmine, author. Other words for home

Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.

Jun 25, 2019