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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

 
Barracoon- Adapted for Young Readers

In the first middle grade offering from Zora Neale Hurston and Ibram X. Kendi, young readers are introduced to the remarkable and true-life story of Cudjo Lewis, one of the last survivors of the Atlantic human trade, in an adaptation of the internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed Barracoon. This is the life story of Cudjo Lewis, as told by himself. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America to be enslaved, eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis was then

 
15 Secrets to Survival

New York Times bestselling author Natalie D. Richards's middle grade debut about a group of four classmates forced to navigate the wilderness for an extra credit project with nothing but the pages of a survival handbook?and each other?to save them. When classmates Baxter, Abigail, Turner and Emerson break a school rule, theyre forced to travel to the middle of nowhere for an extra credit project. They think things cant get much worse. After all, how will learning to survive in the wilderness hel

 
The Wild Robot Protects

The New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot series returns, taking Roz on an action-packed under-the-ocean journey to save her beloved island!Life for Roz and the animals on their island is perfect. But when mysterious, dangerous waters surround the island, the animals are forced inland to fight over dwindling resources.Roz calms and organizes the animals, but the poison tide takes a terrible toll on the island. So the wild robot sets out across the ocean, determined to stop the poison tide. D

 
The Wild Robot Escapes

The sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill and the island? From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed sequel to his New York Times bestselling The Wild Rob

 
Stuff Kids Should Know

From the blockbuster podcast Stuff You Should Know comes a young readers compendium of fun facts and histories on everything from pet rocks to demolition derbies. From Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant, hosts of the award-winning and hugely successful podcast Stuff You Should Know, comes Stuff Kids Should Know: An Incomplete Guide to Mostly Interesting Things. Its a fun-filled, illustrated guide to weird and wacky questions every kid wants to ask?even if they dont know it yet! With their trademark hum

 
The Ruby Code

Bullied at school and home, Ash finds respite from his unhappy life in virtual reality games. One night, he spends his meager savings to help a stranger, who thanks him with a copy of an old fantasy game called The Glass Realm. While exploring the game, Ash meets a seemingly humble shopkeeper named Ruby. But from the start, Ruby seems different than the other townsfolk?especially when she and Ash stumble across an in-game quest designed not for the player, but for Ruby to solve. When Ruby begins

 
Pack Your Bags, Maggie Diaz

Spring semester is here and Maggie is killing it! Her grades are up, shes loving outdoor track and field, and being a seventh grader means the awesome spring break trip to St. Augustine is almost here. She cant wait for her first overnight trip away from her overprotective parents, lovesick sister, and busybody abuela. Nothing will get in the way of Maggie having the best time ever with her two best friends, Zoey and Julian! But all of Maggies plans for their unforgettable trip start to fall apa

 
Melissa by Gino, Alex
Date added:
Jan 3, 2024
Melissa

 
How to Train Your Dragon- How to Be a Pirate

Follows the further adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III as his Viking training continues and his father leads a stranger and the Hairy Hooligans to the Isle of Skullions in search of a pirate's treasure. Now available in paperback!.

 
Like a Charm

After the death of her grandfather, nuerodivergent tween Ramya uncovers a world of mystery and magic?and shes the only one who can see it! From the award-winning author of A Kind of Spark. ?Ramya, you have something this city needs. And its something thats going to change everything.? Ramya Knox is used to feeling cursed. People only notice her long enough to call her a troublemaker. Except Grandpa. He sees Ramya and her neurodiversity as enchanting. But when Grandpa dies, Ramya's world loses i

 
Just Lizzie

In this beautifully written contemporary middle grade debut, an eighth graders study of asexuality in science class leads her to understand her own asexual identity as she embarks on a journey toward self-discovery and self-advocacy. For readers of Alex Gino and Ashley Herring Blake. Theres the part of me that doesnt understand kissing or cuteness or attraction, and then theres the part of me that feels so lonely. How do I make sense of those two parts? Maybe Ill never make sense of them. What d

 
The Jumbies

A spine-tingling tale rooted in Caribbean folklore that will have readers holding their breath as they fly through its pages. Corinne La Mer isn't afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They're just tricksters parents make up to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest. Those shining yellow eyes that followed her to the edge of the trees, they couldn't belong to a jumbie. Or could the

 
How to Train Your Dragon- How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse

In his 4th sidesplitting adventure, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease Vorpentitis. The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find...a potato. But where will Hiccup find such a thing? He'll have to dodge the terrible Sharkworms, battle Doomfangs, and outwit crazy Hooligans if he's going to be a Hero...again. A fast paced plot, slapstick humor, witty dialogue and imaginative black and white illustrations enhance this exciting tale.

 
How to Train Your Dragon- A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons

It's Hiccup's birthday, but that's not going to keep him from getting into trouble. To save his dragon, Toothless, from being banished, Hiccup must sneak into the Meathead Public Library and steal the Viking's most sacred book. But the Vikings see books as a dangerous influence, and keep them locked up and under heavy guard. To save his friend, Hiccup must brave the Hairy Scary Librarian and his dreadful army of Meathead Warriors and face off against the formidable Driller-Dragons. Will he make

 
Horse Named Sky, A

A stand-alone companion to the New York Times and Indie bestsellers A Wolf Called Wander and A Whale of the Wild. Exiled from his band, a young, wild horse must find his way across treacherous terrain to reunite with his family after being captured for the Pony Express. A fast-paced survival story about wild horses, family bonds, and a changing environment. Young colt Sky was born with the urge to run. Alongside his band, he moves across the range searching for fresh water and abundant grazing.

 
Gone Wolf by McBride, Amber, author.
Date added:
Jan 3, 2024
Gone Wolf

In middle-grade debut, Gone Wolf, award-winning author Amber McBride lays bare the fears of being young and Black in America.In the future, a Black girl known only as Inmate Eleven is kept confined -- to be used as a biological match for the president's son, should he fall ill. She is called a Blue -- the color of sadness. She lives in a small-small room with her dog, who is going wolf more often ? hes pacing and imagining hes free. Inmate Eleven wants to go wolf too?she wants to know why she fe

 

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