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Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
by Nick Bruel Details
Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water. Includes fun facts, glossary, and other information.
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Bad Kitty
By the Grace of Todd
by Louise Galveston Details
When dirty laundry under his bed gives life to a tiny civilization that worships him, twelve-year-old Todd must protect the Toddlians from a school bully.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal
by Jeff Kinney Details
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
Dinos Are Forever
by Greg Trine Details
With her uncle's cape, training from Grandpa Joe, a retired sheriff, and her drooling dog Raymond as her sidekick, fourth-grader Jo Schmo becomes a superhero, catching bank robbers and foiling Dr. Dastardly's plan to take over San Francisco using reanimated dinosaurs.
Hippomobile!
by Jeff Tapia Details
Ten-year-old twins Jimmy and Stella start a campaign to save their dying small town (population 49) by restoring the amazing hippomobile, an old-fashioned vehicle made out of a horse wagon.
I Funny
by James Patterson Details
Resolving to become the world's greatest stand-up comedian despite less-than-funny challenges in his life, wheelchair-bound middle school student Jamie Grimm endures bullying from his mean-spirited cousin and hopes he will be fairly judged when he enters a local comedy contest.
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I Funny
Just Jake
by Jake Marcionette Details
Jake and his family have moved to a new state and now Jake must start at the bottom of the social ladder, but he is determined to make friends and get back on top with his box of "kid cards."
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Just Jake
Liar, Liar: the Theory, Practice, and Destructive Properties of Deception
by Gary Paulsen Details
Fourteen-year-old Kevin is very good at lying and doing so makes life easier, but when he finds himself in big trouble with his friends, family, and teachers, he must find a way to end his lies forever. Lexile 940
Stick dog
by Tom Watson Details
Stick Dog and his four friends - Stripes, Mutt, Poo-Poo and Karen - will do anything to steal some sweet-smelling hamburgers from a family at Picasso Park!
The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger
by Jenny Meyerhoff Details
With a school Talent Bonanza coming up, there is only one thing that can keep fifth-grader Louie Burger from taking a big step toward his dream of becoming a world-famous comedian--extreme stage fright.
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
by Tom Angleberger Details
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.
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Origami Yoda
Wonkenstein
by Obert Skye Details
Twelve-year-old Rob has stuffed his closet with old laboratory experiments, unread books, and more, and when a creature emerges from that chaos causing a great deal of trouble, Rob has to do such horrible things as visit a library and speak at a school assembly to set things right again.
Updated 08/09/2014
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