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Beast of Stone by Park, Linda Sue, author. Beast of Stone

The third and final book in the enchanting middle grade fantasy-adventure trilogy from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park, BEAST OF STONE masterfully explores the power that comes from standing up for what is right.

Jan 20, 2020
Cavern of Secrets by Park, Linda Sue, author. Cavern of Secrets

The second book in this enchanting middle grade fantasy-adventure trilogy from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park takes our young apothecary hero to new heights of danger, exciting adventure, and intriguing botanical magic.

Jan 20, 2020
Clean Getaway by Stone, Nic, author. Clean Getaway

From New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a middle-grade road-trip story through American race relations past and present, perfect for fans of Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds. How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma: Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED. Fasten Your Seatbelt: G'ma's never conventional, so this trip won't be either. Use the Green Book: G'ma's most treasured possession. It holds history, memories, and m

Jan 20, 2020
Control Freak by Moore, Steve, author. Control Freak

Perfect for fans who loved the deadpan humor of TIMMY FAILURE, this is the second book in the highly illustrated POB series from the nationally syndicated cartoonist of In the Bleachers. When Steve tries out for the football team, he and his friends become convinced that their lucky Nintendo 64 controller can actually control the plays on the field.

Jan 20, 2020
Flat Stanley and the Very Big Cookie by Brown, Jeff, author. Flat Stanley and the Very Big Cookie

Beginning readers will love following along with Flat Stanleys yummiest I Can Read adventure yet!.

Jan 20, 2020
Flat Stanley and the Very Big Cookie by Brown, Jeff, author. Flat Stanley and the Very Big Cookie

Jan 20, 2020
Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #11- Framed in France by Brown, Jeff, author. Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #11- Framed in France

Stanley's "hanging" in France! When Stanley Lambchop is asked to help catch an art thief in Paris, he's thrilled! Posing as a painting in the Louvre museum on a wall across from the famous Mona Lisa?-c'est magnifique! But Stanley soon grows bored-until he meets Etoile, an art student who shows him around the City of Light. Then when Stanley goes back to the museum, he soon realizes that the Mona Lisa looks . . . different. It's been switched for a fake! Will Stanley be able to nab the thief befo

Jan 20, 2020
Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #12- Escape to California by Brown, Jeff, author. Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #12- Escape to California

This exciting new installment of FLAT STANLEYS WORLD WIDE ADVENTURES is another addition to the 2014 50th Anniversary celebration! Stanleys San Francisco adventure touches upon a central theme in the series -- the importance of treating people equally, not just based on their appearance.

Jan 20, 2020
Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #14- On a Mission for Her Majesty by Brown, Jeff, author. Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #14- On a Mission for Her Majesty

In this exciting new installment of Flat Stanleys Worldwide Adventures, the Lambchop family is off to London, England!.

Jan 20, 2020
Flat Stanley- Show-and-Tell, Flat Stanley! by Brown, Jeff, author. Flat Stanley- Show-and-Tell, Flat Stanley!

Jan 20, 2020
Here in the Real World by Pennypacker, Sara, author. Here in the Real World

From the author of the highly acclaimed,New York Timesbestselling novelPaxcomes a gorgeous and moving new middle grade novel about two kids who spend a summer creating a world of their own lot and along the way discover strengths and gifts they never knew they had.

Jan 20, 2020
Kicking and Screaming by Moore, Steve, author. Kicking and Screaming

Perfect for fans who loved the deadpan humor of TIMMY FAILURE, this is the third book in the highly illustrated POB series from the nationally syndicated cartoonist of In the Bleachers. Even though Steve hates soccer, hes willing to take one for the benchwarmers and play on the Spiro T. Agnew girls' soccer team.

Jan 20, 2020
Kid Artists by Stabler, David, author. Kid Artists

Every great artist started out as a kid. Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the worlds most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Jackson Pollocks family moved constantlyhe lived in eight different cities before he was sixteen years old. Georgia OKeeffe lived in the shadow of her perfect older brother Francis. And Jean-Michel Basquiat triumphed over poverty to become one of the worlds most influential

Jan 20, 2020
Kid Authors by Stabler, David, author. Kid Authors

Learn more about the defining growing-up years of authors like J. K. Rowling and J. R. R. Tolkien with this compilation of funny and totally true childhood stories.

Jan 20, 2020
Lily's Story by Cameron, W. Bruce, author. Lily's Story

A rescue dog to the rescue! Lily is the smallest puppy in her litter and the only girl. Her brothers are bigger and stronger and like to push her around. When Lily meets a girl named Maggie Rose at the animal shelter, Lily discovers things are not so bad. Lily's size means that she can help other animals who are in trouble. It's Lily to the rescue!.

Jan 20, 2020
Little Legends- Exceptional Men in Black History by Harrison, Vashti, author. Little Legends- Exceptional Men in Black History

An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, musician Prince, photographer Gordon Parks, tennis champion Arthur Ashe, and writer James Ba

Jan 20, 2020
Making Bombs for Hitler by Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author. Making Bombs for Hitler

Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she? But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II. Lida's parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa. The Nazis take Lida to a brutal work camp, where she and other Ukrainian children are forced into backbreaking labor. Starving and terrified, Lida bonds with her fellow prisoners, but none of them know if they'll li

Jan 20, 2020
One Half from the East by Hashimi, Nadia, author. One Half from the East

Internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimis first novel for young readers is an emotional, beautiful, and riveting coming-of-age journey to modern day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh--a pre-teen girl dressed as a boy. Like its young protagonist, One Half from the East dances between hope and hard realities. Obaydas struggle to define herself in a world that is all too eager to do the job for her is captivating. - Cassie Beasley, author of Circus Mirandus.

Jan 20, 2020
Race to the Sun by Roanhorse, Rebecca, author. Race to the Sun

Best-selling author Rick Riordan welcomes indigenous fantasy writer Rebecca Roanhorse to his imprint with this thrilling adventure about a Navajo girl who discovers she's a monsterslayer. Lately, seventh grader Nizhoni Begay has been able to detect monsters, like that man in the fancy suit who was in the bleachers at her basketball game. Turns out he's Mr. Charles, her dad's new boss at the oil and gas company, and he's alarmingly interested in Nizhoni and her brother, Mac, their Navajo heritage

Jan 20, 2020
The First Conspiracy (Young Reader's Edition) by Meltzer, Brad, author. The First Conspiracy (Young Reader's Edition)

"[Narrator Scott Brick]...makes the pages come alive. He varies his volume during dramatic moments|at times almost whispering. He also varies his tone|enhancing the drama but never overpowering it...This work is an excellent example of the perfect melding of text and narrator." AudioFile Magazine on The First Conspiracy|Earphones Award Winner #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer unravels the truth behind the secret assassination attempt on George Washington and how the plot helpe

Jan 20, 2020

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