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A Whole New Ballgame
by Phil Bildner Details
From the first morning with their odd new teacher fifth grade is full of shocking surprises for best friends Rip and Red.
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Rip and Red
Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians
by Brandon Sanderson Details
On his thirteenth birthday, foster child Alcatraz Smedry receives a bag of sand which is immediately stolen by the evil Librarians who are trying to take over the world, and Alcatraz is introduced to his grandfather and his own special talent, and told that he must use it to save civilization.
Balthazar Fabuloso in the Lair of the Humbugs
by I.J. Brindle Details
As part of his family's magic act, eleven-year-old Balthazar is the only member without real magical powers, but when his family disappears in the middle of a performance, Balthazar must work with with a ragtag crew of misfits to save the day.
Crossing the Deadline: Stephen's Journey Through the Civil War
by Michael Shoulders Details
Stephen, an accomplished bugler in the town band, joins the Union effort in the Civil War and endures trial after trial, from battle to Confederate prison and the shipwreck of the steamboat Sultana.
Mayday
by Karen Harrington Details
Twelve-year-old Wayne Kovok loses his uncle to war and his voice to a plane crash in the same year and must learn to speak up as he navigates relationships with his father, grandfather, and new friend, Denny Rosenblatt.
Middle school, the worst years of my life
by James Patterson Details
When Rafe Khatchadorian enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct. First of the series.
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Middle School
Momotaro: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters
by Margaret Dilloway Details
Twelve-year-old Xander discovers and learns to use the fantastic powers that are his birthright in order to save his father. Based on Japanese mythology.
Pilfer Academy
by Lauren Magaziner Details
When George is brought to Pilfer Academy, a secret school for training young thieves, he has the time of his life...until he realizes he's much too good-hearted to actually steal anything.
Slacker
by Gordon Korman Details
When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.
The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin
by Elinor Teele Details
When Great Aunt Beauregard announces her intentions to bring budding engineer John into the family business of coffin manufacturing for the rest of his natural life--and, worse, to teach his sister Page to embalm--John decides enough is enough, and the two of them head out on the lam, maybe joining the circus.
Updated 07/03/2016
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