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by John August Year Published: 2018 Fantasy
When Arlo Finch moves to Pine Mountain, Colorado, he has no idea what's in store for him in this tiny town full of mystery and magic. When he joins the Rangers, Pine Mountain's version of the Boy Scouts, it leads him into adventures he never thought possible. Wilderness and magical powers collide throughout the beautiful, dense forest surrounding his new home, and as Arlo begins to learn the way of the Rangers, he also discovers courage, strength, and a destiny he never knew he possessed.
by Sharon Draper Year Published: 2018 Realistic Fiction
Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.
by Jerdine Nolen Year Published: 2017 Historical Fiction
Callie struggles to understand slavery when her stepbrother is sold away at the start of the Civil War, but is determined her whole family will be free one day.
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by Tom Angelberger & Paul Dellinger Year Published: 2018 Science Fiction
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.
by Dusti Bowling Year Published: 2017 Realistic Fiction
New friends and a mystery help Aven, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western theme park in a new state, where her being born armless presents many challenges.
by Susan Hood Year Published: 2018 Historical Fiction
In 1940, a group of British children, their escorts, and some sailors struggle to survive in a lifeboat when the ship taking them to safety in Canada is torpedoed. Includes historical notes.
by Angela Cervantes Year Published: 2018 Mystery
When Lizzie and Gael share an irresistible challenge, to find the peacock ring that once belonged to artist Frida Kahlo, Paloma decides it is the perfect way to honor her father.
by Gordon Korman Year Published: 2017 Realistic Fiction
"Chase does not remember falling off the roof, in fact he does not remember anything about himself, and when he gets back to middle school he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed, but can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?"--Provided by publisher.
by Thane Maynard Year Published: 2018 Nonfiction
Describes the life of Fiona, a baby hippopotamus who was born prematurely and raised by humans at the Cincinnati Zoo, and details how the hippo became a worldwide Internet sensation. Includes general information about hippos as a species.
by Patricia McCormick Year Published: 2017 Nonfiction
The inspiring true story of the brave little mare that became a marine in the Korean War.
by Jonathan Auxier Year Published: 2018 Fantasy
In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem.
by Jane Kerr Year Published: 2018 Historical Fiction
When Danny accidentally buys an elephant, he accepts a job from a zookeeper to ride the elephant from Edinburgh to Manchester that turns into a journey that captures the attention of everyone in the country.
by Gwendolyn Hooks Year Published: 2016 Biography
"Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.
by Gregory Funaro Year Published: 2019 Fantasy
When Lucy and Oliver Tinker and their father arrive in Watch Hollow, they have no idea that anything evil is afoot. They've been brought to this rundown home in this isolated small town by an offer from a mysterious stranger that's too good for them to refuse. All Mr. Tinker needs to do is restore the house's clock and fistfuls of gold coins are his to keep. But it doesn't take long for Lucy and Oliver to realize that far more than the clock needs saving. It quickly becomes clear that both the magic within the house's walls and the animal guardians that are charged with protecting it are in dire need of help.