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Sky Raiders (Book One of the Five Kingdoms) book cover Sky Raiders (Book One of the Five Kingdoms)
by Brandon Mull

On shelves 03/11/2014

It's Halloween, and Cole wants to do something to impress Jenna — without making it look like he's trying to impress her. The creepy...
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Warrior book cover Warrior (2 Prophecy)
by Ellen Oh

On shelves 12/31/2013

I will freely admit to being a sucker for epic adventures with exotic but grounded settings and firm roots in history and folklore. So of course...
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Hunted book cover Hunted (2 Spirit Animals)
by Maggie Stiefvater

On shelves 01/07/2014

Spirit Animals is an engaging new series from Scholastic. Another along the lines of 39 Clues — short books, simple plots,...
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A Hundred Horses book cover A Hundred Horses
by Sarah Lean

On shelves 01/07/2014

This is certainly not your average horse book. First of all, the setting is contemporary England. Yup, threw you off right there, didn't that!...
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The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 2: Breakaway by Jeff Hirsch The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 2: Breakaway
by Jeff Hirsch

On shelves 01/28/2014

I must say, this was a fun read! I wasn't sure what to expect, jumping right into the second book of the Unstoppable series of the 39...
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Bird by Crystal Chan Bird
by Crystal Chan

On shelves 01/28/2014

I must admit, I really loved this book. Despite it being for mid-graders, it's an enjoyable read for teens and adults, too. It's definitely one...
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The Lost Boy book cover The Lost Boy
by Greg Ruth

On shelves 08/27/2013

The Lost Boy is my first graphic novel review! It was a very good start!

It's a story of a young boy, Nate, who has just moved to...
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Star Wars: Jedi Academy book cover Star Wars: Jedi Academy
by Jeffrey Brown

On shelves 08/27/2013

In a galaxy far, far away, lives a boy named Roan, whose dream is to be a fighter pilot like his older brother, father, and grandfather before...
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Falcon in the Glass book cover Falcon in the Glass
by Susan Fletcher

On shelves 07/09/2013

What first caught my eye about Susan Fletcher's Falcon in the Glass was that it's a middle grade historical fantasy set in Italy...
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The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two book cover The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two
by Catherynne M. Valente

On shelves 10/08/2013

We first met September as a heartless imp who merrily tripped off to fairyland on a leopard without even waving goodbye (...
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Pinocula (3 Creature from My Closet) book cover Pinocula (3 Creature from My Closet)
by Obert Skye

On shelves 09/24/2013

Obert Skye is doing a bang-up job of penning hilariously entertaining fables for tweens. He's giving Aesop some stiff competition!

In...
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Will in Scarlet book cover Will in Scarlet
by Matthew Cody

On shelves 10/08/2013

It does take a certain chutzpah to tackle such worn territory as the Robin Hood mythology. What could possibly be said that hasn't been said and...
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Golden at the Fancy-Dress Party (3 Fairy Bell Sisters) book cover Golden at the Fancy-Dress Party (3 Fairy Bell Sisters)
by Margaret McNamara

On shelves 09/03/2013

I thought the first two books of the Fairy Bell Sisters series were good. But Golden at the Fancy Dress Party is even better!...
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The Secret Promise (1 Rescue Princesses) book cover The Secret Promise (1 Rescue Princesses)
by Paula Harrison

On shelves 05/28/2013

The Secret Promise is the first book in a new early reader series for young girls — The Rescue Princesses. This series does...
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The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Mud Slinging Moles book cover The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Mud Slinging Moles
by Maxwell Eaton III

On shelves 07/09/2013

Bub and Ace return!

The Island is getting all glorped up with mud, and the brothers are gonna need some outside help as they seem to be...
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