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Ice cream and dinosaurs

Ice cream and dinosaurs

by Eric Litwin
Ages 4 - 8
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Groovy Joe is a fun-loving dog with a tub full of ice cream--which he shares with his unexpected dinosaur guests.

more like this: [dogs] [dinosaurs] [stories in rhyme] [sharing]

Full of Beans

Full of Beans

by Jennifer L Holm
Ages 9-12
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Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

more like this: [depressions] [gangs]

My grandparents love me

My grandparents love me

by Claire Freedman & Judi Abbot
Ages 4 - 8
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A visit to Gran and Grandpa's house is always a special and fun time for a child.

more like this: [grandparents] [children]

Moo

Moo

by Sharon Creech
Ages 9 - 12
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This uplifting tale reminds us that if we're open to new experiences, life is full of surprises. Following one family's momentous move from the city to rural Maine, an unexpected bond develops between twelve-year-old Reena and one very ornery cow. When Reena, her little brother, Luke, and their parents first move to Maine, Reena doesn't know what to expect. She's ready for beaches, blueberries, and all the lobster she can eat. Instead, her parents "volunteer" Reena and Luke to work for an eccentric neighbor named Mrs. Falala, who has a pig named Paulie, a cat named China, a snake named Edna--and that stubborn cow, Zora.

more like this: [cows] [pigs] [cats] [snakes]

Lucy Knows Best

Lucy Knows Best

by Charles M Schulz
Ages 4 - 8
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Lucy gives a lot of advice. Why? Because she knows everything! Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Schroeder all come to her for help. But when Lucy can’t seem to win the heart of her crush, can she find the right advice for herself?

The Bronze Key

The Bronze Key

by Holly Black
Ages 9 - 12
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The third installment in this New York Times bestselling series will defy what you think you know about the worlds of good and evil. From the remarkable imaginations of bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a heart-stopping, mind-blowing, pulse-pounding plunge into the magical unknown.

more like this: [magic]

The Bronze Key

The Bronze Key

by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
Ages 9 - 12
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From the remarkable imaginations of bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a heart-stopping, mind-blowing, pulse-pounding plunge into the magical unknown.

more like this: [magic]

Quit calling me a monster!

Quit calling me a monster!

by Jory John
Ages 4 - 8
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A young monster resents being called a monster.

more like this: [monsters]

Dog Man

Dog Man

by Dav Pilkey
Ages 9 - 12
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When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?

more like this: [dogs] [heroes]

NanoBots

NanoBots

by Chris Gall
Ages 4 - 8
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A young inventor accidentally creates a group of tiny robots that employ their unique abilities and teamwork to become incredibly useful--and maybe even change the world. Includes author's note on the science and uses of nano-robotics.

more like this: [robots]

Framed!

Framed! : a T.O.A.S.T. mystery

by James Ponti
Ages 9 - 12
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In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his best friend Margaret help thwart the biggest art heist in United States history.

more like this: [mysteries] [detectives] [friendship]

Dragon Was Terrible

Dragon Was Terrible

by Kelly Dipucchio
Ages 4 - 8
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We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books. He steals candy from baby unicorns. He even burps in church. Seriously, who does that? Dragon, that's who. The king, the knights, and the villagers are desperate to take down this beast once and for all. But sometimes it's up to the unlikeliest of heroes to tame a dragon this terrible.

more like this: [dragons] [rhymes] [songs] [tales]

The Left-Handed Fate

The Left-Handed Fate

by Kate Milford
Ages 9 - 12
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A quest story to find the three pieces of a magical engine which can either win the War of 1812...or stop it altogether.

more like this: [magic] [sea stories] [war of 1812]

Goodbye summer, hello autumn

Goodbye summer, hello autumn

by Kenard Pak
Ages 4 - 8
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In a simple, evocative conversation with nature, a young girl witnesses how the season changes from summer to autumn.

more like this: [autumn] [fall] [nature] [seasons] [summer]

Best of Looney Tunes 1

Best of Looney Tunes 1


Ages 9 - 12
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Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Taz, Tweety Bird, and all your other favorite Looney Tunes stars are here in this grand slam collection of their wildest, wackiest, and dare we say LOONIEST comic book adventures! Will Wile E Coyote finally catch the Road Runner? Will Pepé Le Pew get the girl? Don't miss all the greatest moments from these classic characters!

more like this: [graphic novels]

Thomas & Friends the Great Race

Thomas & Friends the Great Race

by Geof Smith
Ages 4 - 8
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Train-obsessed boys and girls ages 3 to 6 will enjoy this Little Golden Book retelling of the latest Thomas & Friends movie adventure.

more like this: [trains]

The Navajo code talkers

The Navajo code talkers

by J Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley
Ages 9 - 12
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Amidst a complicated history of mistreatment by and distrust of the American government, the Navajo people--especially bilingual code talkers--helped the Allies win World War II.

more like this: [world war] [navajo indians] [navajo language]

The deadliest creature in the world

The deadliest creature in the world

by Brenda Z Guiberson, Gennady Spirin
Ages 4 - 8
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Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Or is it the most venomous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest.

more like this: [dangerous animals]

Fuzzy

Fuzzy

by Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger
Ages 9-12
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When Max (Maxine Zealster) befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, she helps him navigate Vanguard Middle School and together they reveal the truth behind the Robot Integration Program.

more like this: [robots] [middle schools] [secrets]

Monster Needs to Go to School

Monster Needs to Go to School

by Paul Czajak
Ages 4 - 8
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Monster is dreading his first day of school. But his classroom is full of new friends and so many fun things to learn that Monster forgets his fears in no time...until he catches his friends bullying. What will Monster do?

more like this: [monsters] [schools]

Denver Broncos

Denver Broncos

by Patrick Kelley
Ages 9 - 12
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This title introduces readers to the Denver Broncos, providing exciting details about today's stars and going deep inside the key moments of the team's history. The title also features informative "fast facts," a timeline, and a glossary.

more like this: [football] [denver broncos]

Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?

Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?

by Kate DiCamillo
Ages 4 - 8
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What if timid Baby Lincoln broke free of her bossy sister and set off on an unexpected journey? Kate DiCamillo presents a touching new adventure set in Mercy Watson’s world.

more like this: [brothers and sisters]

The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase

The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase

by Wendy Mass
Ages 9 - 12
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It has been a few months since the Harmonicandy was chosen as the winner of the nationwide candymaking contest. Forever changed by the experience, Logan, Miles, Philip, and Daisy have returned to their regular lives. But when presented with the chance to go on tour to promote the new candy, they each have very different reasons for hitting the road.

Hot Rod Hot Dog

Hot Rod Hot Dog

by Todd H Doodler
Ages 4 - 8
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A silly and heartwarming story about a polite, but clumsy racecar driver who discovers that winning isn't everything. Meet Rod. He isn't the best racer in town. In fact, he's never even made it to the finish line. But that has never stopped him from competing each and every year in the local Grand Prix. And with the help of his friends, maybe this will be his year to shine! An adorable racing tale filled with heart, humor, and good sportsmanship, Hot Rod Hot Dog is a story about never giving up, being the best you can be, and ultimately learning that playing the game is just as important as winning.

more like this: [cars] [dogs] [racing]

The girl who drank the moon

The girl who drank the moon

by Kelly Barnhill
Ages 9 - 12
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Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey.

more like this: [fantasy] [friendship] [magic] [witches]

Daniel plays at school

Daniel plays at school

by Daphne Pendergrass
Ages 4 - 8
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Daniel Tiger and Miss Elaina learn to compromise when they want to do different things while playing together and receive Teacher Harriet's gentle encouragement to try to fix the problem themselves.

more like this: [play] [problem solving] [schools] [tigers]

Makoons

Makoons

by Louise Erdrich
Ages 9-12
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Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

more like this: [indians of north america] [brothers] [twins] [family life] [hunting]

Max and Ruby's Preschool Pranks

Max and Ruby's Preschool Pranks

by Rosemary Wells
Ages 4 - 8
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Ruby and Louise are playing school! They've made rule books and work books for the classroom where their pupils are waiting, ready to learn. All except Max and Lily! Max wants to wear his gorilla suit. Lily wants to try out her new volcano kit. Readers will lift the flaps and laugh out loud at Max and Lily's antics as they turn the classroom upside down.

more like this: [preschool] [rabbits]

A new class

A new class

by Jarrett J Krosoczka
Ages 9 - 12
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Excitedly embarking on his course of training at the Jedi Academy in spite of his older sister's jealousy, Victor Starspeeder struggles with Master Yoda's assignments, which include a requirement to join the drama club to channel his high energy.

more like this: [graphic novels] [science fiction] [middle schools]

Robots rule the school

Robots rule the school

by Ada Hopper
Ages 4 - 8
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Mrs. Bell challenges her science students to invent their own robots but when they start malfunctioning it becomes up to the DATA Set to deprogram the machines before an army of robots take over the school.

more like this: [robots] [schools] [clubs] [inventions]

Science experiments you can eat

Science experiments you can eat

by Vicki Cobb
Ages 9 - 12
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Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce an eatable result. Includes rock candy, grape jelly, cupcakes, and popcorn.

more like this: [science experiments] [food] [cooking]

The not so quiet library

The not so quiet library

by Zachariah OHora
Ages 4 - 8
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Oskar and and his bear Theodore must save the day when an angry monster barges into the library...and thinks it's an all-you-can-eat buffet!

more like this: [libraries] [monsters] [bears] [books] [reading]

Dragons and mythical creatures

Dragons and mythical creatures

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Ages 4 - 8
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A nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #55: Night of the Ninth Dragon.

more like this: [dragons] [mythical creatures]

Night of the Ninth Dragon

Night of the Ninth Dragon

by Mary Pope Osborne
Ages 4 - 8
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Magic Tree House is the #1 bestselling chapter book series! In their NEW adventure, Jack and Annie return to Camelot! In this thrilling adventure steeped in history, Mary Pope Osborne introduces readers to classic Welsh legends and continues her own story of King Arthur, Merlin, and the Knights of the Round Table. Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com!

more like this: [dragons] [magic tree house]

Beginner's United States atlas.

Beginner's United States atlas.

National Geographic
Ages 4 - 8
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Maps, photographs, illustrations, and text present information about the regions and states of the United States.

more like this: [atlases] [maps] [united states]

Lost and found

Lost and found

by Bruce Hale
Ages 4 - 8
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While on a field trip to the farmers' market, Clark becomes separated from his classmates and must use his rhyming skills to help him remember his teacher's instructions.

more like this: [lost children] [field trips] [sharks]

Dark island trilogy.

Dark island trilogy. Part 1.

by Greg Farshtey
Ages 9 - 12
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Master Wu and the Ninjago journey to Dark Island, where an imbalance between good and evil is growing, and the ninja will have to use their mastery over the elements to stop the end of the world.

more like this: [graphic novels] [ninjas] [science fiction]

Sing with me!

Sing with me!

by Naoko Stoop
Ages 4 - 8
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Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

more like this: [songs] [nursery rhymes] [poetry]

Towers falling

Towers falling

by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Ages 9 - 12
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When her fifth-grade teacher hints that a series of lessons about home and community will culminate with one big answer about two tall towers once visible outside their classroom window, Deja can't help but feel confused. She sets off on a journey of discovery, with new friends Ben and Sabeen by her side. But just as she gets closer to answering big questions about who she is, what America means, and how communities can grow (and heal), she uncovers new questions, too.

more like this: [september 11 2001] [terrorist attacks] [friendship]

ABCs on wheels

ABCs on wheels

by Ramon Olivera
Ages 4 - 8
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In this book, kids will learn their ABCs in the fast lane. From A is for axl to Z is for zoom, young children will be introduced to taxis, hot rods, moon rovers, stagecoaches, racecars, ice cream trucks, and more in a celebration of where the wheels meet the road.

more like this: [alphabet] [vehicles]

Adventure time.

Adventure time.

by Pendleton Ward
Ages 9 - 12
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Finn and Jake stumble upon a secret war when they accidentally take out Candy Bar, Peppermint Butler's agent, and investigate the King of Ooo and the odd bears he has been spending time with.

more like this: [fantasy] [graphic novels] [secrets]

Flat Stanley and the lost treasure

Flat Stanley and the lost treasure

by Jeff Brown
Ages 4 - 8
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While on an underwater adventure seeking sunken treasure, Flat Stanley finds a dolphin trapped in a net.

more like this: [adventures] [lost and found]

Serafina and the Twisted Staff

Serafina and the Twisted Staff

by Robert Beatty
Ages 9 - 12
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In 1899, when an evil threatens all the humans and animals of the Blue Ridge Mountains, twelve-year-old Serafina, rat catcher for the Biltmore estate and the daughter of a shapeshifting mountain lion, must search deep inside herself and embrace the destiny that awaits her.

more like this: [good and evil] [shapeshifting] [supernatural]

Princeless 5

Princeless 5 : Make Yourself

by Jeremy Whitley
Ages 9 - 12
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Fresh off their time fighting vampires, zombies, and giant creatures in the swamp – Princess Adrienne, Bedelia the Blacksmith, and Sparky the Dragon are in for their biggest adventure yet! Join our team of fearless ladies as they set off into the mountains to save twin princesses Andrea and Antonia. They’ll meet a team of dragon slaying dwarf women, a farm full of trained monsters, and perhaps some of their most dangerous foes yet!

more like this: [graphic novels]

An author's odyssey

An author's odyssey

by Chris Colfer
Ages 9 - 12
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In order to end the Masked Man's literary army, the twins and their friends must enter Conner's short stories, where they find allies in unexpected places.

more like this: [adventures] [fairy tales] [twins]

Amazing dogs

Amazing dogs

by Laura Buller
Ages 4 - 8
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From being our friends to rescuing trapped people, dogs can do it all. Discover all the incredible things dogs can do in "Amazing Dogs."

more like this: [dogs]

Supergirl at Super Hero High

Supergirl at Super Hero High

by Lisa Yee
Ages 9 - 12
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Supergirl is the new girl in school--and she just also happens to be the most powerful teenager in the galaxy! After losing her home planet of Krypton and everyone she knows, Supergirl has made a new home on Earth, but she's isn't so sure that Super Hero High School is the right place for her. Wonder Woman, other new friends, and a kindly librarian make her feel welcome, but breached inter-dimensional portals, invading alien armies, and bad dreams shake her confidence. It's not easy being a super hero and a high school student all at once!

more like this: [high schools] [women superheroes]

Lion lessons

Lion lessons

by Jon Agee
Ages 4 - 8
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Learning to be a lion takes some serious lessons, but luckily, this kid has a teacher who is a real pro.

more like this: [lions]

Peril at the top of the world

Peril at the top of the world

by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
Ages 9 - 12
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When a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt go missing in Russia, the Kidd siblings head to St. Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to find the bad guys and locate the treasure.

more like this: [twins] [brothers and sisters] [art thefts]

The mixed-up truck

The mixed-up truck

by Stephen Savage
Ages 4 - 8
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A little cement mixer learns that making mistakes isn't always a bad thing in this vehicle book.

more like this: [trucks]

Compass south

Compass south

by Hope Larson
Ages 9 - 12
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After escaping the Black Hook Gang in 1860 New York City, twelve-year-old twins Alexander and Cleopatra flee to New Orleans, become separated, and try to find each other in San Francisco, while being followed by pirates who think they hold the key to treasure.

more like this: [graphic novels] [brothers and sisters] [twins] [adventures] [buried treasures]

The ultimate guide to music

The ultimate guide to music

by Joe Fullman
Ages 9 - 12
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Presents an introduction to music, discussing how it's made, different styles and instruments, and notable composers.

more like this: [music] [orchestra]

Have Space Suit--Will Travel book jacket

Have Space Suit--Will Travel

by Robert Heinlein
ages 9 - 12
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A high school senior wins a space suit in a contest, takes a last walk wearing the suit before cashing it in for college tuition, and suddenly finds himself on a space odyssey.

more like this: [science fiction]

Billy's Booger

Billy's Booger

by William Joyce
Ages 4 - 8
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A young lad who would rather draw than do math, spell, or gargle finds the perfect outlet for his always-on imagination in this manifesto to creative joie de vivre, featuring a book within a book, from the brilliant minds that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.

more like this: [authorship] [contests] [imagination] [schools] [ebooks]

Hat trick

Hat trick

by Alex Morgan
Ages 9 - 12
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With the playoffs over, Devin and her seventh-grade friends decide to try out for a soccer travel team, but friendships are threatened because not everyone makes it on to the tough, competitive team, and in the mean time the girls are faced with a crisis--budget cuts threaten to eliminate the soccer program at the elementary school Devin's little sister attends.

more like this: [friendships] [fundraising] [schools] [soccer] [teamwork] [ebooks]

Dragons at Crumbling Castle

Dragons at Crumbling Castle : and other tales

by Terry Pratchett
Ages 9 - 12
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An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories featuring "dragons and wizards, councilors and mayors, an adventurous tortoise and a monster in a lake, along with plenty of pointy hats and a few magic spells" written when the author was a teenaged newspaper reporter.

more like this: [dragons] [knights] [short stories] [wizards] [ebooks]

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