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Glasses for D.W.

By: Marc Brown

D.W. wants to wear glasses, just like her big brother, Arthur.  After Arthur explains that without his glasses a hat looks like a bat and some string looks like a ring duck, D.W. sets out to...

Football with Dad

By: Frank J. Berrios
illustrated by: Brian Biggs

Every Sunday, a boy and his dad watch the big football game on TV, and then go outside to play it. In this simple introduction to the game, the emphasis is on playing safely and having fun.From the Hardcover...

Never Ending

By: Martyn Bedford

A suspenseful tragedy laced with romance, Never Ending will take you from the past—a steamy vacation in Greece that’s cut short by the unfathomable—to the present—a lake-side clinic...


The Yellow Tutu

By: Kirsten Bramsen
Illustrated by: Carin Bramsen

You can never have tutu much fun!

Then Again, Maybe I Won't

By: Judy Blume

Ever since his dad got rich from an invention and his family moved to a wealthy neighborhood on Long Island, Tony Miglione’s life has been turned upside down. For starters, there’s his new...

Modelland

By: Tyra Banks

Modelland - the FIERCE NEW NOVEL BY TYRA BANKS—IS OUT!No one gets in without being asked. And with her untamable hair, large forehead, and gawky body, Tookie De La Crème isn’t expecting...


The Owl Keeper

By: Christine Brodien-Jones
illustrated by: Maggie Kneen

Maxwell Unger has always loved the night. He used to do brave things like go tramping through the forest with his gran after dark. He loved the stories she told him about the world before the Destruction—about...

The Berenstain Bears' New Baby

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Illus. in full color. "This brightly illustrated story tells of a youngster's happy acceptance of a new addition to the family and how Mama and Papa Bear assist him with the adjustment."--Booklist.  ...

Quit It

By: Marcia Byalick

At a quick glance, Carrie looks just like everybody else in her seventh-grade class. She gets good grades, acts in school plays, kicks a pretty decent soccer ball, and is a sensational Game Boy champion....


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Modelland

By: Tyra Banks

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Tookie De La Crème lives her life as a Forgetta-Girl, someone so plain that no one even notices her.  She is truly one of the most forgettable girls in the entire world. ...

Peaceweaver

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Sixteen-year-old Hild has the gift of being far-minded; she can see things before they happen which is why she killed the man who was going to stab her cousin, the king’s son. However,...

The Red Blazer Girls: The Mistaken Masterpiece

By: Michael D. Beil

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Friends who solve crimes together, stay together, right?  This is certainly the case with the ever-so-smart Red Blazer Girls who are back at it solving a crime involving a painting...


Summer at Forsaken Lake

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Have you ever dreaded going somewhere and then when you get there have a great time?  Nicholas feels like that when he and his sisters are told they will be spending their summer in Ohio...

The Prince Who Fell from the Sky

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In this post-apocalyptic version of our world, only the animals are left to tell the stories of their lives--including Casseomae, the bear.  Her life is full of fear.  The wolves rule...

Amen, L.A.

By: Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld

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Natalie makes a personal decision that she later regrets the night before her family moves from small-town Minnesota to Los Angeles, California.  Her minister mother has accepted...


The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

By: Jeanne Birdsall

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It’s summer once again and time for Penderwick vacations.  Yes, I said vacations, because this year the family will be separated.  Some will go to England, some will go to New Jersey,...

Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl

By: Carolita Blythe

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For Catholic School girls, Faye and her friends Caroline and Gillian are mean. Their current scheme involves going uptown and mugging former film star, Evelyn Rider. The girls don’t anticipate...

A Time of Miracles

By: Anne-Laure Bondoux
translated from the French by: Y. Maudet

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As a young boy, Blaise loves to hear the story of how his adopted mother, Gloria, came to find him and take him as her own son.  This story keeps hope alive in Blaise and Gloria as they...


Noah Barleywater Runs Away

By: John Boyne
illustrated by: Oliver Jeffers

Noah Barleywater is just eight years old when he decides that it’s easier to runaway than to face his problems. One early morning he takes off through the forest where he comes upon a magical tree, talking...

3 Willows

By: Ann Brashares

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Entering high school marks a new chapter in a young person's life, which is marked by many changes. Not only do you change schools but your body changes, your attitudes and desires...

3 Willows

By: Ann Brashares

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Entering high school marks a new chapter in a young person's life, which is marked by many changes. Not only do you change schools but your body changes, your attitudes and desires can change,...


Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

By: Ann Brashares

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Once upon a time, four best friends shared a pair of magical pants; pants that became the glue that held them together during their summers apart. Can they work their magic one last time...

The Fortune of Carmen Navarro

By: Jen Bryant

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Ryan comes from generations of military men and his father applies tremendous pressure on Ryan to be the “perfect” cadet.  Ryan does his best to meet his father’s expectations, but...

Laugh with the Moon

By: Shana Burg

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Thirteen-year-old Clare Silver is still mourning the death of her mother when her father takes her to Malawi for sixty-four days while he provides medical help to the villagers.  As she...


Love and Other Perishable Items

By: Laura Buzo

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Amelia, at the tender age of fifteen, crushes deeply over Chris, an older guy of twenty-one.  A six-year age difference does not seem that it should matter that much, but it does.   As...