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  The Beef Princess of Practical County
Written by Michelle Houts
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-42270-9 (0-440-42270-1) | July 2010 | $7.99/8.99(Canada)

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After years of waiting, it is finally Libby Ryan’s turn to shine at the Practical County Fair. Libby is filled with excitement as she and her granddad pick out two calves for her to raise on her family’s cattle farm, in hopes of winning the annual steer competition. Against her father’s...
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  Bessica Lefter Bites Back
Written by Kristen Tracy
Grades: Grade 5 & Up
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-87295-2 (0-375-87295-7) | February 2013 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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"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 she’s fitting in. But Alice, the other half mascot, hates her. And after some mean texts, Bessica’s...


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  Beswitched
Written by Kate Saunders
Grades: Grades 4-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-87329-4 (0-375-87329-5) | December 2012 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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Twelve-year-old Flora Fox would do anything not to go to Penrice Hall, the boarding school her parents are shipping her off to because of a family emergency. Penrice has horses and an Olympic-size swimming pool, but flashy facilities won't change how Flora feels about being sent away and having to make...
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  Bigger than a Bread Box
Written by Laurel Snyder
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-87325-6 (0-375-87325-2) | September 2012 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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A magical breadbox that delivers whatever you wish for—as long as it fits inside? It's too good to be true! Twelve-year-old Rebecca is struggling with her parents' separation, as well as a sudden move to her gran's house in another state. For a while,  the magic bread box, discovered in the...
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  Bindi Babes
Written by Narinder Dhami
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-42019-4 (0-440-42019-9) | November 2005 | $6.99/(Canada)

About this book
Meet Amber, Jazz, and Geena Dhillon—a.k.a. the Bindi Babes. They’re three fabulous sisters with a reputation for being the coolest, best-dressed girls at their school. But their classmates don’t know that the Dhillon sisters work extra hard to look perfect and together to all of their friends . . . while...
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  The Black Heart Crypt
Written by Chris Grabenstein
Grades: Grades 4-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-87301-0 (0-375-87301-5) | August 2012 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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Halloween is near, the one day of the year when the ghostly plane is close enough to the human plane to allow mischief and mayhem. But the ghosts who have their eye on Zack aren't thinking mischief, they are thinking murder. 

In the fourth volume of Chris Grabenstein's popular Haunted Mysteries series...
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  Black-Eyed Susan
Written by Jennifer Armstrong
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-679-88556-6 (0-679-88556-0) | August 1997 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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A lyrical novel about a day in the life of a young pioneer girl growing up on the Dakota prairie is now available in a Knopf Paperback edition. This widely praised and beautifully crafted tale deftly evokes the vast expanse of the American West, the hardships faced by pioneer families, and...
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  Boys Against Girls
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41123-9 (0-440-41123-8) | October 1995 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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The Hatford-Malloy feud continues in this fast-paced sequel to The Boys Start the War and The Girls Get Even (both Delacorte, 1993). Their egos still smarting from the humiliation they suffered on Halloween at the hands of their female neighbors, the Hatford boys try to frighten them with tales of the...
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  Boys in Control
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41681-4 (0-440-41681-7) | April 2005 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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Play ball! That’s what the sixth-grade Buckman Badgers baseball team plans on doing. Eddie Malloy and Jake Hatford hope to lead their team to the championship game the last Saturday in May. But due to a mix-up, Mrs. Hatford has to run a yard sale for the Women’s Auxiliary of the...
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  The Boys Return
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41675-3 (0-440-41675-2) | March 2003 | $5.99/7.50(Canada)

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It’s spring break and the only assignment Wally Hatford and Caroline Malloy have is to do something that they have never done before. Wally’s sure that will be a cinch once he hears the great news about the mighty Benson brothers coming to stay for vacation. It will be nonstop action...
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  Boys Rock!
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41990-7 (0-440-41990-5) | July 2007 | $5.99/6.99(Canada)

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Wally Hatford dreams of long lazy days far away from school and Caroline Malloy. But Wally, the best speller among the Hatford brothers, gets roped into helping them with a summer newspaper project that will earn the twins school credit.
What does that get Wally? When he hears scratching noises coming from...
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  The Boys Start the War
Written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41841-2 (0-440-41841-0) | January 2002 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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  The Broken Blade
Written by William Durbin
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41184-0 (0-440-41184-X) | April 1998 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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In 1800, 13-year-old Pierre La Page never imagined he'd be leaving Montreal to paddle 2,400 miles. It was something older men, like his father, did. But when Pierre's father has an accident, Pierre quits school to become a voyageur for the North West Company, so his family can survive the winter...
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  Bud, Not Buddy
Written by Christopher Paul Curtis
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-41328-8 (0-440-41328-1) | January 2002 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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It’s 1936, in Flint, Michigan, and when 10-year-old Bud decides to hit the road to find his father, nothing can stop him.


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  Calli Be Gold
Written by Michele Weber Hurwitz
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-86528-2 (0-375-86528-4) | April 2012 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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Eleven-year-old Calli Gold is the quiet third child in a family of loud overachievers. In fact, the family motto is Be Gold. Calli's sister is on an ice-skating team, and her brother's a basketball star. Her parents are sure she has a hidden gift for something. They just have to figure...
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  Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus
Written by Kristen Tracy
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-84546-8 (0-375-84546-1) | October 2010 | $6.99/8.99(Canada)

About this book
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 to Camille too!
Her cat, Checkers, is lost. And her best friend, Sally, moved to Japan.

It...
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  Cheesie Mack Is Not Exactly Famous
Written by Steve Cotler, Illustrated by Douglas Holgate
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-385-36987-9 (0-385-36987-5) | August 2014 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

About this book
Readers of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Secret series will love Cheesie’s wacky lists, drawings, and made-up words as he tells the story of the time he became famous! Sort of.
 
Cheesie and his best friend, Georgie, are exploring a construction site when they find a weird-looking ...
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  Child of the Mountains
Written by Marilyn Sue Shank
Grades: Grades 4-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-87331-7 (0-375-87331-7) | April 2013 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

About this book
It's about keeping the faith.

Growing up poor in 1953 in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia doesn't bother Lydia Hawkins. She treasures her tight-knit family. There's her loving mama, now widowed; her whip-smart younger brother BJ, who has cystic fibrosis; and wise old Gran. But everything falls apart after Gran and...
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  Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One
Written by Judy Blume, Illustrated by James Stevenson
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-42093-4 (0-440-42093-8) | August 2009 | $5.99/6.99(Canada)

About this book
The perfect chapter book!

The Pain and the Great One hardly agree on anything. But deep down, they know they can count on each other, especially at school, where it often takes two to figure things out. Like when that first baby tooth falls out on the school bus. Or when an...
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  Counting on Grace
Written by Elizabeth Winthrop
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-553-48783-1 (0-553-48783-3) | August 2007 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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1910. Pownal, Vermont. At 12, Grace and her best friend Arthur must leave school and go to work as a “doffers” on their mothers’ looms in the mill. Grace’s mother is the best worker, fast and powerful, and Grace desperately wants to help her. But she’s left handed and doffing is...
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  Crash
Written by Jerry Spinelli
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-679-88550-4 (0-679-88550-1) | March 1997 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

About this book
Now available in paperback, Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli's hilarious, poignant story of  cocky seventh-grade superjock Crash Coogan.
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  Crooked River
Written by Shelley Pearsall
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-440-42101-6 (0-440-42101-2) | March 2007 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

About this book
The year is 1812. A white trapper is murdered. And a young Chippewa Indian stands accused.
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  The Crossroads
Written by Chris Grabenstein
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-84698-4 (0-375-84698-0) | May 2009 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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“A rip-roaring ghost story.”—Booklist, Starred

Zack, his dad, and new stepmother have just moved back to his father’s hometown, not knowing that their new house has a dark history. Fifty years ago, a crazed killer caused an accident at the nearby crossroads that took 40 innocent lives. He died when his...
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  De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
Written by Julia Alvarez
Grades: Grades 3-7
Trade Paperback | Yearling | | 978-0-375-85793-5 (0-375-85793-1) | September 2011 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

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Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

Tía Lola recibe la invitación para enseñar español en la escuela primaria de sus sobrinos, pero Miguel no está de acuerdo. Le ha costado mucho adaptarse a su nueva escuela en Vermont y, a...
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  De como tia Lola aprendio a ensenar
Written by Julia Alvarez
Grades: Grades 4-7
eBook | Yearling | | 978-0-375-98467-9 (0-375-98467-4) | September 2011 | $6.99/7.99(Canada)

About this book
Tia Lola is going back to school in this Spanish translation of How Tia Lola Learned to Teach!

Tía Lola recibe la invitación para enseñar español en la escuela primaria de sus sobrinos, pero Miguel no está de acuerdo. Le ha costado mucho adaptarse a su nueva escuela en Vermont y, a...
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