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My Life as a Diamond - Jenny Manzer
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In this novel for middle-graders, talented baseball player Caspar Cadman has a great arm and a big secret. He used to live life as a girl called Cassandra. In this novel for middle-graders, talented baseball player Caspar Cadman has a great arm and a big secret. He used to live life as a girl called Cassandra. Show less
The Girl Who Drank the Moon - Kelly Barnhill
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An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside ...Show more An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster named Glerk and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, Fyrian. Xan rescues the abandoned children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey. One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Show less
Magyk - Angie Sage
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After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed w...Show more After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412--pursued by agents of those who killed her mother ten years earlier. Show less
Loser - Jerry Spinelli
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Even though his classmates from first grade on have considered him strange and a loser, Daniel Zinkoff's optimism and exuberance and the support of his loving family do not allow him to feel that way about himself. Even though his classmates from first grade on have considered him strange and a loser, Daniel Zinkoff's optimism and exuberance and the support of his loving family do not allow him to feel that way about himself. Show less
The Willoughbys - Lois Lowry
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In this tongue-in-cheek take on classic themes in children's literature, the four Willoughby children set about to become "deserving orphans" af...Show more In this tongue-in-cheek take on classic themes in children's literature, the four Willoughby children set about to become "deserving orphans" after their neglectful parents embark on a treacherous around-the-world adventure, leaving them in the care of an odious nanny. Show less
11 Before 12 - Lisa Greenwald
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Kaylan and Arianna are new to middle school, and when they decide to make a list of eleven things that they want to accomplish before they turn twelve, including getting detention and helping humanity, they start to lose sight of their friendship. Kaylan and Arianna are new to middle school, and when they decide to make a list of eleven things that they want to accomplish before they turn twelve, including getting detention and helping humanity, they start to lose sight of their friendship. Show less
Between Heaven and Earth - Eric Walters
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DJ climbs Mount Kilimanjaro to scatter his beloved grandfather's ashes. DJ climbs Mount Kilimanjaro to scatter his beloved grandfather's ashes. Show less
The Call of the Wild - Jack London
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Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betraya...Show more Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?With an inspirational introduction by award-winning author Melvyn Burgess, The Call of the Wild is one of the twenty wonderful classic stories being reissued in Puffin Classics in March 2015. Show less
Diary of a Wimply Kid- Jeff Kinney
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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 d...Show more 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. Show less
Friend or Fiction - Abby Cooper
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In the pages of her notebook, soon after her father is diagnosed with cancer, Jade invents an imaginary best friend she can depend on--Zoe; but when Zoe s...Show more In the pages of her notebook, soon after her father is diagnosed with cancer, Jade invents an imaginary best friend she can depend on--Zoe; but when Zoe somehow magically shows up in real life, Jade wonders how genuine their friendship can possibly be if Jade's controlling Zoe through what she writes in her notebook Show less
Heaven is Paved with Oreos - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
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Fourteen-year-old Sarah Zorn intends to spend the Wisconsin summer with her "boyfriend," Curtis, waiting for a dead calf named Boris to decompos...Show more Fourteen-year-old Sarah Zorn intends to spend the Wisconsin summer with her "boyfriend," Curtis, waiting for a dead calf named Boris to decompose in time for the science fair. Her plans upend, however, when her fake-boyfriend strategy goes seriously awry just as Grandma Z invites her on a last-minute trip to Rome. As Sarah explores Italy's ancient wonders, she can't stop "boy-liking" Curtis…or puzzling over her grandmother's odd behavior. The heartwarming entries in Sarah's journal navigate the murky waters of first love, friendship, and family. Show less
My Life in Pink and Green - Lisa Greenwald
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When the family's drugstore is failing, seventh-grader Lucy uses her problem solving talents to come up with solution that might resuscitate the business, along with helping the environment. When the family's drugstore is failing, seventh-grader Lucy uses her problem solving talents to come up with solution that might resuscitate the business, along with helping the environment. Show less
Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
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Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England. Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England. Show less
Mez's Magic - Eliot Schrefer
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Caldera has forever been divided into those animals who walk by night and those who walk by day. Nightwalker panthers, like young Mez and her beloved sist...Show more Caldera has forever been divided into those animals who walk by night and those who walk by day. Nightwalker panthers, like young Mez and her beloved sister, have always feared daywalkers as creatures of myth and legend. Until the eclipse. Now Mez has discovered that she can cross the Veil and enter the daylight world. Her magical power has unknown depths, but she must rush to discover it after a mysterious stranger arrives at her family's den, bearing warnings of a reawakened evil. Saving Caldera means Mez must leave her sister behind and unite an unlikely group of animal friends to unravel an ancient mystery and protect their rainforest home. Show less
Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded - Sage Blackwood
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Chantel would much rather focus on her magic than on curtsying, which is why she often finds herself in trouble at Miss Ellicott's School for Magical Maid...Show more Chantel would much rather focus on her magic than on curtsying, which is why she often finds herself in trouble at Miss Ellicott's School for Magical Maidens. But when Miss Ellicott mysteriously disappears along with all the other sorceresses in the city, Chantel's behavior becomes the least of her problems. Without any magic protecting the city, it is up to Chantel and her friends to save the Kingdom. On a dangerous mission, Chantel will discover a crossbow-wielding boy, a dragon, and a new, fiery magic that burns inside her -- but can she find the sorceresses and transform Lightning Pass into the city it was meant to be? Show less
The Red Pyramid - Rick Riordan
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After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across ...Show more After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest which brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs. Show less
The School for Good and Evil - Soman Chainani
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Best friends Sophie and Agatha will discover what it is to be a student at the fabled School for Good and Evil, where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairytale heroes and villains. Best friends Sophie and Agatha will discover what it is to be a student at the fabled School for Good and Evil, where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairytale heroes and villains. Show less
Serafina and the Black Cloak - Robert Beatty
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Never go into the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul." Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and v...Show more Never go into the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul." Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of Biltmore Estate. There's plenty to explore in her grand home, but she must take care to never be seen. None of the rich folk upstairs know that Serafina exists; she and her pa, the estate's maintenance man, have lived in the basement for as long as Serafina can remember. She has learned to sneak and hide. But when children at the estate start disappearing, only Serafina knows who the culprit is: a terrifying man in a black cloak who stalks Biltmore's corridors at night. Show less
Touchdown Kid - Tim Green
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Cory has always been passionate about football. But life for him and his single mom has been hard, making it difficult for Cory to play. And though Cory i...Show more Cory has always been passionate about football. But life for him and his single mom has been hard, making it difficult for Cory to play. And though Cory is a good kid, he's constantly surrounded by negative influences. But when the coach from an elite private school with one of the best football programs in the country recognizes his talents on the field, Cory is presented with an unbelievable opportunity. Show less
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
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What are you looking for?Friendship! Fantasy! Adventure! Excitement!Dorothy and her friends know there's only one person who can help make their wishes co...Show more What are you looking for?Friendship! Fantasy! Adventure! Excitement!Dorothy and her friends know there's only one person who can help make their wishes come true and that's the Wizard. But as they set off to find him, the Wicked Witch is never far behind . . .Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in a stunning new edition, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with a vast assortment of recommendations and activities. Show less
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