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Battle Of the Beasts
by Chris Columbus Details
Cordelia, Brendan, and Eleanor Walker, aged fifteen to eight, must rely on a mysterious book to face the Wind Witch and her father, the Storm King, who have kidnapped Dr. and Mrs. Walker and brought them to a strange world of magic.
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House of Secrets
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Really Nice Gnome
by Bill Harley Details
Charlie has looked forward to being in the fourth-grade play, but is not at all happy when Mrs. Burke assigns him the role of the Nice Gnome.
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Charlie Bumpers
Eliza Bing Is (Not) a Big, Fat Quitter
by Carmella Van Vleet Details
After learning she can't take a cake decorating class with her best friend--partly because her parents consider her a quitter-- eleven-year-old Eliza tries to prove herself by sticking with a taekwondo class all summer.
File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents
by Lemony Snicket Details
Called upon to investigate thirteen suspicious incidents in Stain'd-by-the-Sea, young Lemony Snicket collects clues, questions witnesses, and cracks every case.
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Game Over, Pete Watson
by Joe Schreiber Details
When videogame obsessed Pete Watson discovers his dad is not only a super-spy but has been kidnapped and is now trapped inside a video game, he has to use his super gaming skills and enter the game to rescue him.
Jasmine and Maddie
by Christine Pakkala Details
To grieving Jasmine, Maddie's a rich kid with no problems. To lonely Maddie, Jasmine is all cavalier cool in their tame Connecticut town. True friends they are not. Yet each hopes the other might save her.
Like Carrot Juice On a Cupcake
by Julie Sternberg Details
A new girl at school throws nine-year-old Eleanor's relationship with her best friend Pearl into disarray.
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Eleanor Kane
Non-Random Acts of Kindness
by Lauren Myracle Details
In the second book of the series, seven-year-old Ty Perry discovers that being kind is part of being Ty.
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Life of Ty
The Loch Ness Monster
by Jean Flitcroft Details
Vanessa's dreams are haunted by cryptids, mysterious creatures that haven't been acknowledged by science. She longs to complete her mother's search for Nessie, the most famous one of them all.
The Mark Of the Dragonfly
by Jaleigh Johnson Details
Since her father's death in a factory in the Dragonfly territories, thirteen-year-old Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands.
Ultimate Showdown
by James Patterson Details
Opinionated siblings Rafe and Georgia Khatchadorian debate a variety of topics relating to the ups and downs of middle school life and encourage readers to add their own contributions through write-in games and activities.
When Audrey Met Alice
by Rebecca Behrens Details
When the Secret Service squashes yet another chance for the president's daughter, Audrey, to make any new friends, Audrey discovers former first daughter Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary, which gives Audrey endless ideas for having fun--and more problems than she can handle.
Updated 04/24/2014
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