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Pizza Party! (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

By: Random House
illustrated by: Random House

Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit the mean streets of New York, ready to battle bots and eat pizza! Kids ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring two pages...

Lights, Camera, Middle School!

By: Jennifer L. Holm
illustrated by: Matthew Holm

It’s a new kind of book for Babymouse! Fans of Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and James Patterson’s Middle School books, this is going to be epic. . . .   For Babymouse, middle school...

A Letter to My Teacher

By: Deborah Hopkinson
illustrated by: Nancy Carpenter

This funny, touching picture book –the perfect gift for a child to give to his/her own teacher– celebrates the difference a good teacher can make. Written as a thank-you note to a special teacher...


Addie Bell's Shortcut to Growing Up

By: Jessica Brody

A middle-school girl finds out that being a teenager isn’t all it’s cracked up to be in this realistic read about friendship with plenty of LOL moments—and a magical...

Stick with Stampy! Sticker Book

By: Stampy (Joseph Garrett)

Hello, this is Stampy—Minecraft superstar and host of the gaming channel Stampy!Welcome to Stick with Stampy! – a really lovely, and absolutely official sticker book!Inside you’ll...

Babymouse #20: Babymouse Goes for the Gold

By: Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

Winner of the Eisner Award and multiple children’s choice awards and with over two million books sold, kids, parents, and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones, Ivy...


Comics Squad #2: Lunch!

By: Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, Cece Bell, Jeffrey Brown

Calling all kidz! Do you like comics? Do you like laughing till milk comes out of your nose?! Look no further—do we have the book for you! All your favorite comic characters are right here in one...

Stampy's Lovely Book

By: Stampy (Joseph Garrett)

Hello, this is Stampy—Minecraft superstar and host of the gaming channel Stampy!   Introducing the one and only official book about YouTube sensation Stampy—by Stampy himself! From the...

Icky Ricky #6: The Backpack Aquarium

By: Michael Rex
illustrated by: Michael Rex

For fans of Captain Underpants and Lunch Lady, this chapter book series is half text, half illustration, and 100 percent humor.   Uh-oh! Everyone’s favorite messy misfit, Icky Ricky, is in trouble...


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Comics Squad Book Talk

By: Jennifer Holm, Matthew Holm

BOOK TALK
Do you want to be a member of the Secret Super Ninja Club? Do you like Perilous Pizza? Do you love recess as much as Babymouse? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Comics...

The Warlock

By: Michael Scott

Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter—but did you know he really lived? And he might still be alive today! Discover the truth in Michael Scott’s New York Times bestselling...

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Bud, Not Buddy

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

TEACHERS GUIDE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
During the Great Depression, a 10-year-old homeless boy sets out in search of a man he believes to be his father.
Bud Caldwell's mother died when he was six...

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The Wolf Tree

By: John Claude Bemis

BOOK TALK
 
What would you do if a dying stranger staggered into a room of you and your friends and informed you of a horrible Darkness spreading like a virus across Kansas, turning good...

Belle Prater’s Boy

By: Ruth White

TEACHERS GUIDE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
In this vivid coming-of-age story, two cousins develop a real friendship while discovering the truths about their families and themselves.
Twelve-year-old...

Boy, Oh Boy!: Great Series for Boys

Here's the first book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin,...

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