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Escape from the Isle of the Lost (Isle of the Lost #4)

Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos may have once been the baddest of the bad, but their wicked ways are mostly behind them and now graduation is almost here But before the seniors can don their custom designed caps and gowns, courtesy of Evie, they ve got an epic plan to put into action There are tons o

This Was Our Pact

Ryan Andrews s This Was Our Pact is an astonishing, magical realist adventure story for middle grade readers It s the night of the annual Autumn Equinox Festival, when the town gathers to float paper lanterns down the river Legend has it that after drifting out of sight, they ll soar off to the Mi

All the Greys on Greene Street

SoHo, 1981 Twelve year old Olympia is an artist and in her neighborhood, that s normal Her dad and his business partner Apollo bring antique paintings back to life, while her mother makes intricate sculptures in a corner of their loft, leaving Ollie to roam the streets of New York with her best fr

The Poison Jungle (Wings of Fire, #13)

The third installment in the newest Wings of Fire series arc

Queen of the Sea

Cult graphic novelist Dylan Meconis offers a rich reimagining of history in this hybrid novel loosely based on the exile of Queen Elizabeth I by her sister, Queen Mary When her sister seizes the throne, Queen Eleanor of Albion is banished to a tiny island off the coast of her kingdom, where the nun

All of Me

Beautifully written, brilliant, and necessary Matt de la Pena, Newbery Medalist Ari has body image issues After a move across the country, his parents work selling and promoting his mother s paintings and sculptures Ari s bohemian mother needs space to create, and his father is gone for long

Carnival Catastrophe (The Problim Children, #2)

The Problims try to win the Corn Dog Carnival and rescue their missing mama in the second book in The Problim Children series All siblings are capable of magic if they stick together But trusting each other isn t easy for the Problim siblings when neighbors like Desdemona and Carly Rue O Pinion ar

Midsummer's Mayhem

Can Mimi undo the mayhem caused by her baking in this contemporary fantasy retelling of Shakespeare s A Midsummer Night s Dream Eleven year old Mimi Mackson comes from a big Indian American family Dad s a renowned food writer, Mom s a successful businesswoman, and her three older siblings all have

Out of Place

When twelve year old Cove Bernstein becomes the target of a school wide bullying campaign, she sets out to find a way to leave her home on Martha s Vineyard for New York City, where her best friend lives But Cove discovers that friends can appear in the unlikeliest places, and maybe home isn t the

Secret Soldiers

Over a quarter million underage British boys fought on the Allied front lines of the Great War, but not all of them fought on the battlefield some fought beneath it, as revealed in this middle grade historical adventure about a deadly underground mission Secret Soldiers follows the journey of Tho

A Tale Magnolious

Fans of Kate DiCamillo and Katherine Applegate will warm to this story of an orphan and an elephant who band together to save a lovelorn town, relying on an eccentric crew and a couple of miracles along the way Nitty Luce is an orphan and a thief Magnolious is an elephant and a fugitive When t

Brave Like Lily

Bravery lives inside all of us Mateo Morales hasn t cried since that night, the night he woke up to screaming, the night the police were at the front door, the night his older sister was killed by a police officer the night his world shattered Two weeks later, thirteen year old Mateo still doe

Hotel Dare

It s not your typical family vacation when Olive, and her adopted siblings Darwin and Charlotte find themselves falling into other worlds as they explore Grandma Lup s strange hotel.OPEN THE DOOR ADVENTURE AWAITS Olive and her adopted siblings Charlotte and Darwin are spending the summer with the

Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races (Water Dragon Races, #1)

Silver s dreams of becoming a legendary water dragon racer come true when she befriends a raredragon that can swim and fly.Thirteen year old Silver Batal calls the desert home, but her heart belongs to the waters Although she sexpected to become a jeweler like her father, Silver harbors a secret an

Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies (Pottermore Presents, #1)

Minerva was the Roman goddess of warriors and wisdom William McGonagall is celebrated as the worst poet in British history There was something irresistible to me about his name, and the idea that such a brilliant woman might be a distant relative of the buffoonish McGonagall J.K Rowling Pott

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal

Get ready for a whole new look into Jeff Kinney s Diary of a Wimpy Kid Introducing the newest Wimpy Kid author Rowley Jefferson Rowley s best friend Greg Heffley has been chronicling his middle school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals and counting But it s finally time for re

The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, #1)

How do you punish an immortal By making him human After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy Now, without his godly powers, the four thousand year old deity must learn to survive in the moder

The Accomplice (Theodore Boone, #7)

Woody Lambert is in trouble He comes from a broken family, suffers bad grades at school and his older brother, Tony, is on probation for a drug offence When Woody inadvertently gets caught up with Tony and one of his friends, Garth, cruising around Strattenburg in a beaten up Mustang drinking beer

Front Desk

Mia Tang has a lot of secrets Number 1 She lives in a motel, not a big house Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten year old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests Number 2 Her parents hide immigrants And if the mean motel owner, Mr Yao,