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Ice Race! (Disney Infinity)

By: Amy Weingartner
illustrated by: Fabio Laguna

Disney Infinity is an action-packed video game featuring a mix of characters as wide-ranging as Elsa and Anna from Disney Frozen, to Merida from Disney/Pixar Brave, to Jack Sparrow from Disney Pirates...

Exciting! Awesome! Infinite! (Disney Infinity)

By: Sebastian Belle
illustrated by: Fabio Laguna

Disney Infinity is an action-packed video game featuring a mix of characters as wide-ranging as Elsa and Anna from Disney Frozen, to Merida from Disney/Pixar Brave, to Jack Sparrow from Disney Pirates...

Battle in Space! (DC Super Friends)

By: Billy Wrecks
illustrated by: Erik Doescher and Elisa Marrucchi

Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and the DC Super Friends journey to outer space to save the Earth from out-of-this-world villain Brainiac and his robots. This action-packed storybook features glow-in-the-dark...


Ready to Play! (Disney Infinity)

By: Victoria Saxon
illustrated by: Erik Doescher

This Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader is the perfect way to introduce boys and girls to Jack Sparrow from Disney Pirates of the Caribbean, to Anna and Elsa from Disney Frozen, and all the other...

The Big Book of DC Super Friends (DC Super Friends)

By: Frank J. Berrios
illustrated by: Golden Books

Boys and girls ages 5 to 9 will love this hardcover Big Golden Book guide to the world of the DC Super Friends! It's filled with amazing facts about Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and all their heroic...

Deception's Pawn

By: Esther Friesner

Fortune favors the bold in this adventurous tale of broken friendships, forbidden love, and a fiery heroine’s journey to escape the role into which she was born. Perfect for YA fantasy fans of Shannon...


The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Crazy Critter Race

By: Maxwell Eaton III

The race is on for Ace and Bub in their sixth adventure in this popular young graphic novel series, which Kirkus called “funny from the first panel!” Ace and Bub are tangled up in an island-hopping...

Toy Box Trouble! (Disney Infinity)

By: Amy Weingartner
illustrated by: Fabio Laguna

Disney Infinity is an action-packed video game in which players can create their own worlds in the Toy Box, choosing from a mix of characters as wide-ranging as Jack Sparrow from Disney Pirates of the...

Treasure Hunt! (Disney Infinity)

By: Amy Weingartner
illustrated by: Fabio Laguna


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The Indian in the Cupboard Series Educators’ Guide

By: Lynne Reid Banks

Full of magic and appealing characters, this classic novel takes readers on a remarkable adventure.

It's Omri's birthday, but all he gets from his best friend, Patrick, is a little plastic Indian...

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The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency Educators’ Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jordan Stratford
Guide prepared by: Rachael Worthington Walker, Children's Literary Consultant

History, mystery, and science collide in a new series for middle-grade readers, perfect for fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society and Lemony Snicket!
 
Jordan Stratford imagines an...

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Will in Scarlet Book Talk

By: Matthew Cody

BOOK TALK
His father missing, their kingdom under attack, and no money to mention, Will Scarlet goes on the run in order to avoid being killed.  His unknowing venture into Sherwood Forest lands him...


The Book Thief Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi...

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Spirit’s Princess

By: Esther Friesner

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Step back to early Japan in this latest gripping novel by Friesner of strong young women in history.  Young Himiko, daughter of the chieftain of the Matsu clan, tries to deny that the spirits...

Shredderman Guide

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

Alvin Bixby: Hulking, knuckles of steel, hideous breath, foul temper. Kids call him: Bubba.

Nolan Byrd: Puny, power walker, math genius, can’t keep shoes tied. Kids call him: Nerd.
...

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The City of Ember

By: Jeanne DuPrau

BOOK TALK
Imagine living in a city that is running out of everything -- food, medicine, even electricity. Ember has no natural lighting -- only streetlamps that continually go out, thrusting the entire...

Acceleration

By: Graham McNamee

BOOK TALK
Talk about a summer job! Duncan is spending his summer underground the Toronto subway system working in the Lost and Found Department. Bored to tears, he begins looking through the items...

The Warlock

By: Michael Scott

Read the fifth book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

The twins of...

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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

By: Candace Fleming

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia...

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Dust Devil

By: Anne Isaacs
illustrated by: Paul O. Zelinsky

Here is the thrilling, thigh-slapping companion to Swamp Angel, the beloved Caldecott Honor–winning picture book.

Swamp Angel has a reputation as the greatest woodswoman and wildest wildcat...

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The Wrong Hands

By: Nigel Richardson

BOOK TALK
 
Fourteen-year-old Graham Sinclair hides a secret. His mom tells him, ?everyone carries around one terrible thing that no one else knows.? After Graham tries to share his secret...