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A Perfect Christmas (Barbie)

By: Mary Tillworth
illustrated by: Golden Books

In Barbie's latest holiday direct-to-DVD movie, Barbie and her sisters learn the true meaning of Christmas. Girls will love this exciting new full-color storybook with punch-out ornaments based on Barbie(TM):...

A Perfect Christmas Paint (Barbie)

By: Mary Tillworth
illustrated by: Golden Books

Little girls will love this holiday-themed painting book based on the new direct-to-DVD movie, Barbie(TM): A Perfect Christmas. With eight festive colors of paint and a paintbrush, it's the perfect stocking...

Brave Junior Novelization (Disney/Pixar Brave)

By: Irene Trimble
illustrated by: RH Disney

Pixar Animation Studio's 13th animated feature film, DisneyPixar Brave, is an epic adventure set in the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. Determined to carve her own path in life, a skilled...


Mississippi Bridge

By: Mildred D. Taylor

Jeremy Simms watches from the porch of the general store as the weekly bus from Jackson comes through his town. His neighbor Stacey Logan and Stacey's brothers and sister are there to see their grandmother...

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

By: Eleanora Tate

Mary Eloise is disappointed that the part she gets in the school play is that of Black History narrator--but two storytellers visit her school and change how she views her heritage.

Kit Feeny: On the Move

By: Michael Townsend

Comic book geek, deviser of crazy schemes, genius (according to him)—Kit Feeny is here!Kit Feeny is moving and losing his best friend! Who will help Kit make things out of cheeseballs? Who will he...


Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus

By: Kristen Tracy

Imagine being Camille McPhee. She has low blood sugar, so she carries extra food in a cooler. Would you want to do that?Didn't think so.And you wouldn’t want to fall under the school bus. That happened...

The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter

By: Kristin Tracy

After an unfortunate incident at the hair salon, Bessica is not allowed to see her best friend, Sylvie. That means she's going to start middle school a-l-o-n-e. Bessica feels like such a loser. She wants...

Bessica Lefter Bites Back

By: Kristen Tracy

"Will have readers laughing aloud," says Booklist of this funny novel set in middle school. Now that Bessica’s the half mascot at her middle school and made some new friends, she finally feels like...


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The Little Woods

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At ten, Cally Wood’s sister vanished in the woods outside the prestigious boarding school St. Bede’s. At seventeen, Cally transfers to the school to discover the truth. Since her sister’s...

Badd

By: Tim Tharp

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Ceejay and her older brother Bobby have always been close. They both feel like they were born into the wrong family. They enjoyed being badasses together in high school… not in a mean...

The Lily Pond

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

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Nellie and Stephie have been away from their parents for over a year, and they have finally adjusted to life on the Swedish island where they now live.  Stephie is thrilled...


Different Perspectives on World War II


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A Faraway Island

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

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The streets of Vienna are swarming with Nazi soldiers and Jewish families aren't safe. Stephie and Nellie Steiner are sent to Sweden to await their parents' escape to Amsterdam, where they...

One Came Home

By: Amy Timberlake

A Newbery Honor Book

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel

“An adventure, a mystery, and a love song to...

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Bessica Lefter Bites Back

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Being the school mascot is supposed to be fun, exciting and lead to a new life of being popular. Unfortunately for Bessica, the results aren’t exactly what she was hoping for.  She soon...