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Athlete vs. Mathlete
by W.C. Mack Details
When their two worlds collide in seventh grade, fraternal twins and opposites Owen and Russell find themselves in direct competition at school, on the court, and at home.
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself
by Lincoln Peirce Details
Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.
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.
Elite Infantry
by Carl Bowen Details
Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross is given command of a team of specialists, called the Shadow Squadron, which is tasked with tackling operations that are too tricky and dangerous for the regular military.
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Shadow Squadron
Guys Read: True Stories
by Jon. Scieszka Details
The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable-and 100% true.
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Guys Read
Hatchet
by Gary Paulsen Details
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
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Brian's saga
How to Train Your Dragon
by Cressida Cowell Details
Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III is a truly extraordinary Viking hero known throughout Vikingdom as "the Dragon Whisperer", but it wasn't always so.
Rangers Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan
by John Flanagan Details
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.
Swindle
by Gordon Korman Details
After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker.
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Griffin Bing
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
Updated 10/03/2014
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