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The Birchbark House

This National Book Award finalist by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Louise Erdrich is the first installment in a planned nine-book series chronicling 100 years in the life of one Ojibwe family, and includes interior black-and-white artwork done by the author.

 
The Storyteller

Ziggy has ANXIETY. Partly this is because of the way his mind works, and how overwhelmed he can get when other people (especially his classmate Alice) are in the room. And partly it's because his mother disappeared when he was very young, making her one of many Native women who've gone mysteriously missing. Ziggy and his sister, Moon, want answers, but nobody around can give them. Once Ziggy gets it in his head that clues to his mother's disappearance may be found in a nearby cave, there's no st

 
Slugfest by Korman, Gordon, author.
Date added:
Feb 7, 2024
Slugfest

From Gordon Korman, the New York Times bestselling author of Restart, comes a hilarious new story about a group of underdogs who come together when they are forced to attend summer school?for failing PE. Yash is the best athlete at Robinette Middle School?so good, in fact, that hes already playing on the high schools JV sports teams. Imagine his shock when he learns that his JV practices have kept him from earning a state-mandated credit for eighth-grade PE. To graduate, he has to take Physical

 
Skylark

My mother, Sarah, doesn't love the prairie. She tries, but she can't help Remembering what she knew first. Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Fires swept across the fields and coyotes came to the well in search of water. So Sarah took Anna and Caleb back east, where they would be safe. Papa stayed behind. He would not leave his land. Maine was beautiful, but Anna missed home, and Papa. And as the weeks went by, she began

 
Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston

In a magical medieval world filled with dragons, shape-shifters, and witches, a twelve-year-old nonbinary hopeful knight battles for the heart of their kingdom. A thrilling middle-grade series opener that explores identity and gender amid sword fights and magic, and proves anyone can be a hero. ?These heroes come in all shapes and skills?I cheered for them throughout their exciting journey.?#1 New York Times bestselling author Tamora Pierce When their ex-hero dad is summoned back to the royal ca

 
Onyeka and the Rise of the Rebels

Onyeka and her superpowered friends must race against time to save themselves and the Solari in this breathtaking next installment in the Onyeka middle grade series, perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, The Marvellers, and X-Men. Onyeka and her superhero friends are on the run. Having exposed head teacher Dr. D?y?nb?s hidden agenda behind the Academy of the Sun, theyre living as fugitives, laying low as they try to figure out their next move. Despite their best efforts, Onyekas parents are still mi

 
Not Quite a Ghost

From the award-winning author of The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy comes an unforgettable and deeply personal story of the ghosts that surround us?and the ones we carry inside. The house seemed to sit apart from the others on Katydid Street, silent and alone, like it didnt fit among them. For Violet Hart?whose family is about to move into the house on Katydid Street?very little felt like it fit anymore. Like their old home, suddenly too small since her mother remarried and the new baby arri

 
The Night Diary

In the vein of Inside Out and Back Again and The War That Saved My Life comes a poignant, personal, and hopeful tale of India's partition, and of one girl's journey to find a new home in a divided country It's 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. The divide has created much tension between Hindus and Muslims, and hundreds of thousands are killed crossing borders. Half-Muslim, half-Hindu twelve-year-old Nisha doesn't know w

 
Never After- The Missing Sword

Return to the land of Never After, where real life and fairy tales collide, in book four of New York Times?bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz's hit middle-grade series. To save her mother from Olga's clutches, Filomena and her friends set off for new adventures in the legendary land of Camelot. There they must find the sword of Excalibur?the only thing that can save Fil's mother from a mysterious illness. But there's mischief afoot in Camelot. Fil and the crew soon realize there is another fa

 
My Weirdtastic School #4- Miss Nichol Is in a Pickle!

This is the fourth book in the sixth arc in the sensational My Weird School series, which has sold more than 34 million copies worldwide across all six arcs! When Principal Stoker decides Ella Mentry School needs a school vegetable garden, she brings in Miss Nichol to oversee the planting. But when A.J. and his friends start helping out, hijinks ensue. Mrs. Stoker has issued a declaration?Ella Mentry School is going to start a vegetable garden! A.J. is sure that its the worst idea in the history

 
Islands of Elsewhere

With hints of magic and plenty of adventure, this seaside story of siblings on a hunt for treasure is perfect for fans of The Penderwicks and The Vanderbeekers. Not many kids have an island in their backyard, but suddenly, the Snolly sisters have three. Theyre staying at Granddaddys seaside property for the summer, which includes the mysterious Fairy Islands: Fairy, Little Fairy, and Ghost. The people in Misty Cove call them ?in-between places,? and say theyre full of magic?a magic that gets ins

 
Heroes by Gratz, Alan, author.
Date added:
Feb 7, 2024
Heroes

A new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Alan Gratz (Refugee; Ground Zero; Two Degrees) is a major publishing moment. A new World War II novel from Alan Gratz? That's even bigger! Get ready for an action-packed, inventive, and powerful take on the attack on Pearl Harbor, as only Alan Gratz can tell it. December 6, 1941: Best friends Frank and Stanley have it good. Their dads are Navy pilots stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and the boys get a front-row view of the huge battleship

 
The Greatest Kid in the World

From the beloved author of Posted comes the story of Zeke Stahls?a thoroughly average twelve-year-old who somehow finds himself in a competition to be named the World's Greatest Kid. Zeke Stahls is not the best kid in the world. Some days he struggles just to be good. He'd rather be pulling pranks than doing extra credit, and he's too busy performing experiments on his little brother, Nate, or tormenting his older sister, Jackie, to volunteer for charity. Which is why Zeke and his entire family

 
Good Different

A extraordinary novel-in-verse for fans of Starfish and A Kind of Spark about a neurodivergent girl who comes to understand and celebrate her difference. Selah knows her rules for being normal. She always, always sticks to them. This means keeping her feelings locked tightly inside, despite the way they build up inside her as each school day goes on, so that she has to run to the bathroom and hide in the stall until she can calm down. So that she has to tear off her normal-person mask the second

 
Flat Stanley's Adventures in Classroom 2E #1- Class Pet Surprise

Beloved character Flat Stanley is back with a whole new set of friends in a brand-new STEM-focused chapter book series. In this first book, Flat Stanleys class gets an adorable class pet, plus a crash course on animal life and engineering! Ever since Stanley Lambchop was flattened by a bulletin board, each day brings new adventures! Stanleys second grade teacher, Ms. Root, loves science, and she has an exciting surprise in store for the class: theyre getting a pet! Stanley and his classmates can

 
The Emerald Atlas

Kate, Michael, and Emma have been in one orphanage after another for the last ten years, passed along like lost baggage. Yet these unwanted children are more remarkable than they could possibly imagine. Ripped from their parents as babies, they are being protected from a horrible evil of devastating power, an evil they know nothing about. Until now. Before long, Kate, Michael, and Emma are on a journey to dangerous and secret corners of the world...a journey of allies and enemies, of magic and m

 
The Door Of No Return

Dreams are todays answers for tomorrows questions. 11-year-old Kofi Offin dreams of water. Its mysterious, immersive quality. The rich, earthy scent of the current. The clearness, its urgent whisper that beckons with promises and secrets... Kofi has heard the call on the banks of Upper Kwanta, in the village where he lives. He loves these things above all else: his family, the fireside tales of his fathers father, a girl named Ama, and, of course, swimming. Some say he moves like a minnow, not

 
The Curse of Eelgrass Bog

Dark secrets and unnatural magic abound when a twelve-year-old girl ventures into a bog full of monsters to break a mysterious curse. Nothing about Kess Pedrocks life is normal. Not her home (she lives in her familys Unnatural History Museum), not her interests (hunting for megafauna fossils and skeletons), and not her best friend (a talking demons head in a jar named Shrunken Jim). But things get even stranger than usual when Kess meets Lilou Starling, the new girl in town. Lilou comes to Kes

 
City Of Wishes

From three-time Newbery honor recipient Christina Soontornvat comes a compelling new young middle grade fantasy series for readers who love stories about animals, magic, and kids like them embracing their power to change the world. During the New Year break, Plum and her friends travel to fancy, fashionable Nakhon City. There they'll stay with Sam and his mother, the powerful Lady Ubon. At first, Plum is dazzled by how big and exciting Nakhon City is. She's never experienced anything like it! Bu

 
Betsy-Tacy

Betsy hopes that whoever moves into the house across the street will have a little girl just her age. And a little girl who moves in is just her age. Her name is Tacy. She is very bashful, but she likes to listen to Betsy's stories -- wonderful stories that the girls love, and that they keep as their own special secret. After a while, it's hard to remember a time when Betsy and Tacy weren't best friends. "I read every one of these Betsy-Tacy books twice. I loved them as a child, as a young

 

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