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Becoming Muhammad Ali by Patterson, James, author. Becoming Muhammad Ali

From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali, jointly published by Jimmy Patterson Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers. Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces to vividly depict his life up to age seventeen in both prose and verse, including his childhood friends, struggles in school, the racism he faced, and his discove

Feb 18, 2021
Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People by Pilkey, Dav, author. Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

When we last saw George and Harold, they were about to take their pet pterodactyl Crackers back to the Cretaceous period. But things didn't work out quite as they had hoped. They've entered an absurd alternate reality where teachers are nice, kids are allowed to read banned books, and the cafeteria food doesn't smell like dirty diapers. Even worse, they've discovered alternate versions of themselves--Evil George and Evil Harold--who plan to unleash some preposterous plans on Piqua, Ohio. Now it'

Feb 18, 2021
Class Act by Craft, Jerry, author. Class Act

Kirkus Prize winner Jerry Craft follows up his critically acclaimed, Newbery award-winning full-color graphic novel New Kid, with this poignant and funny story following Jordans friend, Drew, who has struggles of his own at Riverdale Academy Day School.

Feb 18, 2021
Dangerous Gift by Sutherland, Tui T., author. Dangerous Gift

In the newest installment of the Wings of Fire series, tensions are higher than ever as we prepare for a fight for the survival of dragonkind!.

Feb 18, 2021
Diary of a Wimpy Kid- The Deep End by Kinney, Jeff, author. Diary of a Wimpy Kid- The Deep End

In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ?ready for the adventure of a lifetime. But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park thats not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacationor if theyre already in too deep. And do

Feb 18, 2021
Dog Diaries- Curse of the Mystery Mutt by Patterson, James, author. Dog Diaries- Curse of the Mystery Mutt

There's a mystery mischief-maker on the loose in Hills Village! Can Junior solve the mystery before disaster strikes? Junior is loving his life with the Khatchadorian family. But his idyllic life soon turns to terror when a mysterious individual begins to make trouble in the neighborhood. It starts with a mysterious howling in the night. And when Junior's pooch-pals realize their favorite toys are missing, things get serious. Junior thinks he knows what is happening. He's heard of a mysterious c

Feb 18, 2021
Hollowpox- The Hunt For Morrigan Crow by Townsend, Jessica, author. Hollowpox- The Hunt For Morrigan Crow

Morrigan battles a new evil as a strange, frightening illness takes hold of Nevermoor in this captivating and heart-pounding third book of the instant New York Times bestselling series. Morrigan Crow and her friends have survived their first year as proud scholars of the elite Wundrous Society, helped bring down the nefarious Ghastly Market, and proven themselves loyal to Unit 919. Now Morrigan faces a new, exciting challenge: to master the mysterious Wretched Arts, and control the power that th

Feb 18, 2021
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, author. Little Lord Fauntleroy

Cedric Errol is a child living in poverty with his mother in New York City, when all of a sudden, his life is turned upside down. He learns that after the untimely deaths of several distant relatives, he is heir to an enormous estate in England, and has inherited the title of Lord Fauntleroy. His grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, asks that Cedric come to England and begin managing his estate, but requires that he leave his mother behind. Cedric, now going by Lord Fauntleroy, impresses his gra

Feb 18, 2021
Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket by Grabenstein, Chris, author. Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket

Welcome! For the first time, you are invited INSIDE Mr. Lemoncello's one-of-a-kind Gameworks Factory in book five of the fun-filled, action-packed bestselling series from the much-loved coauthor of the I Funny and Max Einstein series! Now with a brand-new look packed with shelf and kid appeal! Far away from his magical library, everyone's favorite game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is building something new. Something SECRET. And he's about to let the world see it. He'll reveal that hidden deep withi

Feb 18, 2021
Pie in the Sky by Lai, Remy, author. Pie in the Sky

A poignant, laugh-out-loud middle-grade novel--adapted for audio--about an eleven-year-old boy's immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks! Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang! Recipient of FIVE starred reviews! "Pie in the Sky is like enjoying a decadent cake . . . heartwarming and rib-tickling." -Terri Libenson, bestselling author of Invisible Emmie When Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels like he's landed on Mars. School is tor

Feb 18, 2021
Railway Children by Nesbit, Edith, author. Railway Children

Edith Nesbits classic book The Railway Children takes on a new life in this unabridged InAudio presentation. Originally written as a magazine serial, The Railway Children tells the story of a family whose life is upturned when the father is accused of espionage and imprisoned. The mans wife and three children move to a house near a railroad and befriend their new neighbors, who are able to help reunite the family and prove the fathers innocence. This book is a charming tale of family bonds and t

Feb 18, 2021
Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure by Kinney, Jeff, author. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

Youve never seen the Wimpy Kid World like this beforean entirely new, awesome, friendly, truly fantastic fantasy quest from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney! From the imagination of Rowley Jefferson comes an adventure of epic proportions. Join Roland and his best friend, Garg the Barbarian, as they leave the safety of their village and embark on a quest to save Rolands mom from the White Warlock. Will our heroes survive? Find out in Rowley Jeffersons Awesome Friendly Adventure!

Feb 18, 2021
The Anne Collection- Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea by Montgomery, Lucy Maud, author. The Anne Collection-  Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea

Journey into an idyllic, heartwarming, and fanciful story in The Anne Collection, with Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery. The Anne of Green Gables series is the tale of Anne Shirley, a young girl orphaned and sent to live with a family who initially wanted to adopt a boy. Anne is kindhearted and charming, and wins over everyone she meets throughout her adventures in this collection. Anne of Green Gables The first novel introduces Anne Shirley and her background as a yo

Feb 18, 2021
The Ickabog by Rowling, J.K., author. The Ickabog

From J.K. Rowling, a warm, fast-paced, funny fairy tale of a fearsome monster, thrilling adventure, and hope against all odds. Once upon a time there was a tiny kingdom called Cornucopia, as rich in happiness as it was in gold, and famous for its food. From the delicate cream cheeses of Kurdsburg to the Hopes-of-Heaven pastries of Chouxville, each was so delicious that people wept with joy as they ate them. But even in this happy kingdom, a monster lurks. Legend tells of a fearsome creature liv

Feb 18, 2021
The Lemonade War by Davies, Jacqueline, author. The Lemonade War

For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day. And I am the Lemonade King.Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. Hes good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other hand, is math-smart, but not especially good with people. So when the siblings lemonade stand war begins, there really is no telling who will winor even if their fight will ever end. Brimming with savvy marketin

Feb 18, 2021
The List of Things That Will Not Change by Stead, Rebecca, author. The List of Things That Will Not Change

"An absolute original . . . a story that kids will love." --R. J. Palacio, bestselling author of Wonder Bea's family may change, but their love for each other does not in this soon-to-be classic by the Newbery Award-winning author of When You Reach Me "Things are changing, Bea. But there's still a lot you can count on. Okay? Things that won't EVER change." After her parents' divorce, Bea's life became different in many ways. But she can always look back at the list she keeps in her green noteboo

Feb 18, 2021