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The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana (The Confectioner Chronicles #1)

The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana (The Confectioner Chronicles #1) A magic cupcake. A culinary killer. The perfect recipe for murder. Wren knew her sweet treats could work wonders, but she never knew they could work magic. She barely has time to wrap her head around the stunning revelation when the head of the prestigious Confectioner’s Guild falls down dead before her. Poisoned by her cupcake. Now facing murder charges in a magical world she …

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Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate Trees can’t tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . . Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood “wishtree”—people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red’s branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red’s hollows, this “wishtree” watches over the neighborhood. You might say Red has seen it all. Until …

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The Emperor’s Riddle by Kat Zhang

The Emperor’s Riddle by Kat Zhang Mia Chen is on what her mother calls a Grand Adventure. She’s not sure what to make of this family trip to China, and didn’t want to leave her friends for the summer, but she’s excited about the prospect of exploring with her Aunt Lin, the only adult who truly understands her. Then Aunt Lin disappears, right after her old nemesis, a man named Ying, comes to visit. Mia …

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The Confidence Code for Girls by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

The Confidence Code for Girls by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless.  It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they’re consumed with doubt on the inside. Girls worry constantly about how they look, what people think, whether …

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City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Cassidy Blake #1)

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Cassidy Blake #1) Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn’t like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . . and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend is even a ghost. So things are already pretty strange. But they’re about to get much stranger. When Cass’s parents start hosting a TV …

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Bedeviled Series by Shani Petroff

Bedeviled Series by Shani Petroff The hilarious, pitch-perfect tale of tween angst and superpowers! Daddy’s Little Angel (Bedeviled #1) “Mom always said my dad is the devil. I never knew she meant it literally!” All Angel’s father (a.k.a. the Devil) wants is to be a part of her life. And in return he has the power to give her anything she wants—including popularity and a date with her long-time crush, Cole Daniels. But Angel will …

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What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick What if everybody chose to be kind? If you tell someone that they can’t play with you, there’s no harm done, right? But what if everybody said that? What if everybody forgot to be kind…and made fun of other kids’ artwork at school, or told a fib, or refused to share with a person in need? The world wouldn’t be a very nice place to live. But …

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The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero In the land of dolls, there is magic. In the land of humans, there is war. Everywhere there is pain. But together there is hope. Karolina is a living doll whose king and queen have been overthrown. But when a strange wind spirits her away from the Land of the Dolls, she finds herself in Krakow, Poland, in the company of the Dollmaker, a man with an unusual power and …

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Fawn’s Touching Tale: A Story for Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Agnes Wohl

Fawn’s Touching Tale: A Story for Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Agnes Wohl Introduction to Parents, School Personnel and Psychotherapists:  There are many books aimed at the prevention of sexual abuse; few story books are geared for children that deal with the profound emotional aftermath. This book is unique because it offers the use of engaging animal protagonists, which allows the child to work through painful emotions in a less threatening and more …

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The Lifters by Dave Eggers

The Lifters by Dave Eggers Journey to an underground world where adventure awaits and heroes are made in this middle grade novel from the bestselling, Pulitzer-nominated author of The Monk of Mokhaand Her Right Foot. When Gran and his family move to Carousel, he has no idea that the town is built atop a secret. Little does he suspect, as he walks his sister to school or casually eats a banana, that mysterious forces lurk mere inches …

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Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (Pandava Quartet #1)

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (Pandava Quartet #1) Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she’ll be spending her autumn break at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, waiting for her mom to return from her latest archeological trip. Is it any wonder that …

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Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (Jack #2)

Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech (Jack #2) Jack Room 204—Miss Stretchberry February 25 Today the fat black cat up in the tree by the bus stop dropped a nut on my head thunk and when I yelled at it that fat black cat said Murr-mee-urrr in a nasty spiteful way. I hate that cat. This is the story of Jack words sounds silence teacher and cat.   FREE Download Hate That Cat by Sharon …

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Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (Jack #1)

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (Jack #1) “I guess it does look like a poem when you see it typed up like that.” Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. Stretchberry, won’t stop giving her class poetry assignments — and Jack can’t avoid them. But then something amazing happens. The more he writes, the more he learns he does have …

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The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (Nevermoor #1)

The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (Nevermoor #1) A cursed girl escapes death and finds herself in a magical world–but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination  Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she’s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks–and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh …

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Alan Cole Is Not a Coward by Eric Bell

Alan Cole Is Not a Coward by Eric Bell Alan Cole can’t stand up to his cruel brother, Nathan. He can’t escape the wrath of his demanding father, who thinks he’s about as exceptional as a goldfish. And—scariest of all—he can’t let the cute boy across the cafeteria know he has a crush on him. But when Nathan discovers Alan’s secret, his older brother announces a high-stakes round of Cole vs. Cole. Each brother must …

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All the Wrong Questions Series by Lemony Snicket

All the Wrong Questions Series by Lemony Snicket

All the Wrong Questions Series by Lemony Snicket The four book series revolves around a thirteen year old Lemony Snicket who has moved to Stain’d-By-The-Sea. The town of Stain’d-By-The-Sea was abandoned following the closure of Ink Inc. (a large ink factory) and the town’s sea being drained. Snicket recalls four adventures he had in Stain’d-By-The-Sea, with each revolving around a question he incorrectly asked. As Lemony and his chaperone, S. Theodora Markson, investigate crimes Snicket …

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A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket The series follows the adventures of three siblings: the Baudelaire orphans. Snicket explains that very few positive things happen to the children, but much misfortune befalls them. Violet Baudelaire, the eldest, is 14 when the series begins and is an inventor. Klaus Baudelaire, the middle child, is twelve when the books begin; he loves books and is an extraordinary speed reader who can remember everything he has …

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Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand

Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand THINGS FINLEY HART DOESN’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT: • Her parents, who are having problems. (But they pretend like they’re not.) • Being sent to her grandparents’ house for the summer. • Never having met said grandparents. • Her blue days—when life feels overwhelming, and it’s hard to keep her head up. (This happens a lot.) Finley’s only retreat is the Everwood, a forest kingdom that exists in …

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The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams

The World's Worst Children by David Walliams

The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams From the world’s favourite author, David Walliams – ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters; all in glorious FULL COLOUR! Are you ready to meet the World’s Worst Children? Five beastly boys and five gruesome girls! • Like Sofia Sofa – a TV super-fan so stuck to the sofa that she’s turning into one! • Or Dribbling Drew – a boy whose drool gets him …

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The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse After rescuing an adolescent girl from the sea, researchers learn she has been raised by dolphins and attempt to rehabilitate her to the human world. At the age of four, Mila fell from a refugee craft and was lost in the ocean between Cuba and Florida. Until her rescue eight years later, she lived as a wild child of the sea. As Mila now learns to communicate and …

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Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling Orphan Harry learns he is a wizard on 11th birthday when Hagrid escorts him to magic-teaching Hogwarts School. As a baby, his mother’s love protected him and vanquished villain Voldemort, leaving child famous as “The Boy who Lived”. With friends Hermione and Ron, he has to win over the returned “One Who Must Not Be Named”. Harry Potter: The Prequel (Harry Potter, #0.5) The Harry Potter Prequel is …

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Goosebumps 2000 Series by R. L. Stine

Goosebumps 2000 Series by R. L. Stine

Goosebumps 2000 Series by R. L. Stine Goosebumps Series 2000 is a spin-off of the original Goosebumps series by R. L. Stine. The cover design of the Series 2000 books was different from the original books, though the cover art was again by the same person, Tim Jacobus. There was no back tagline anymore, and the paragraphs at the back were excerpts from the book rather than a short summary of the story as the …

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Quidditch Through the Ages (Hogwarts Library Series) by J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages (Hogwarts Library) by J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages (Hogwarts Library Series) by J. K. Rowling The most checked-out book in the Hogwarts Library, and a volume no Quidditch player or Harry Potter fan should be without! If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by …

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The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand At the Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, you will definitely learn your lesson. An atmospheric, heartfelt, and delightfully spooky novel for fans of Coraline, Splendors and Glooms, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. Victoria hates nonsense. There is no need for it when your life is perfect. The only smudge on her pristine life is her best friend Lawrence. He is a disaster, lazy and …

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Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (Hogwarts Library Series) by J. K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (Hogwarts Library Series) by J. K. Rowling, Newt Scamander A copy of Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them resides in almost every wizarding household in the country. Now Muggles too have the chance to discover where the Quintaped lives, what the Puffskein eats and why it is best not to leave milk out for a Knarl. Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Comic Relief, which …

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Wonder Series by R. J. Palacio

Wonder Series by R. J. Palacio I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He’s about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the new kid then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie’s just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. …

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