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Ages 0-2 , Ages 9-12

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Bad Kitty Meets the Baby by Nick Bruel
Bad Kitty is not pleased when a baby joins her family. Includes fun facts and tips for training a cat to perform tricks.Lexile Level: 720
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce
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.
Bookmarks Are People Too! by Henry Winkler
Hoping to land the lead in the class play, Hank freezes during his audition and is only able to buzz like a fly, inspiring his teacher to create a special role for him as a silent bookmark that saves the show when a rival suffers an attack of stage fright.
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Here's Hank
Clueless McGee by Jeff Mack
Through a series of letters to his father, a private investigator, fifth-grader PJ Clueless McGee tells of his efforts to discover who stole macaroni and cheese from the school cafeteria.
Dog Man: Vol. 1 by Dav Pilkey
George and Harold create a new comic book hero in Dog Man, a crimefighter with the head of a police dog and the body of a policeman, who faces off against his archnemesis Petey the Cat.
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Dog Man
Dragonbreath, Ahoy! by Ursula Vernon
Danny Dragonbreath and his friend Wendell get an up-close underwater tour of the Sargasso Sea from Danny's sea-serpent cousin, encountering giant squid and mako sharks--and learn about standing up to bullies in the process.
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Dragonbreath
It Came From Beneath the Playground by Kirk Scroggs
Fifth-grade private eyes Logan and Gustavo use their doodling and detective skills to solve the mystery of a group of moles that have stolen the amusement park merry-go-round.
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Snoop Troop
King Flashypants and the Evil Emperor. Book 1 by  Andy Riley
Nine-year-old King Edwin is loved by his people, but when he runs out of money evil Emperor Nurbison sees it as a chance to seize control of Edwinland.
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
The school lunch lady is a secret crime fighter who uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots.
Marty Pants: Do Not Open! by  Mark Parisi
When middle schooler Marty Pants discovers an alien plot to take over the world, no one, not his best friends Parker and Roongrat or his family or arch-enemy, Simon, believe him, so it is up to Mary to investigate and save the world.
Mr. Klutz Is Nuts! by Dan Gutman
Principal Klutz offers unusual incentives to his students to motivate them to learn more. He was hanging upside down from the school flagpole! He kissed a pig on the lips! And now he wants to bungee-jump off the roof of the school, dressed like Santa Claus! A.J. and the kids in his class have got to help Mr. Klutz before he ends up hurting himself. Never before has school been this mixed up -- or this much fun.
Olga and the Smelly Thing From Nowhere by  Elise Gravel
Discovering a smelly creature in her garbage can that she names after herself, Olga befriends and studies the eccentric Olgamus using the scientific method, the practices of Jane Goodall, and other scientific concepts.
Stick dog by Tom Watson
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 Adventures of Ook and Gluk : Kung-Fu Cavemen From the Future by Dav Pilkey
The world's most evil corporation of the future invades Caveland, Ohio and enslaves the inhabitants, until a time portal takes Ook and Gluk to the year 2222, where they meet a wise new friend who provides them with the means of saving the day.
The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey
The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.
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Bad Guys
The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid by Kirk Scroggs
Nicknamed Swamp Kid by his classmates, Russell has algae for hair, a tree trunk of a right arm, webbed toes, and a parsnip for a thumb. Also, Russell's favorite meal is sunlight. In this notebook, Russell details, in both hilarious text and green-tinted illustrations (complete with ketchup stains!), what it's like to be different, to be comfortable in his own skin (no matter how slimy), to discover his true talents, and to find humor in the everyday weird.
The Super Life of Ben Braver by  Marcus Emerson
Ben Braver is sent to a secret school where kids with super abilities learn to control their powers, even though he does not have any super abilities and no one has ever thought he could be special.
Updated 12/15/2020