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Scavenge the Stars

Tara Sim · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she's been held captive for years. Instead, the man she saved offers her unimaginable riches and a new identity, setting Amaya on a perilous...
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A Love Hate Thing

Whitney D. Grandison · Inkyard Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

When they're stuck under one roof, the house may not be big enough for their hate...or their love.When Tyson Trice finds himself tossed into the wealthy coastal community of Pacific Hills, he's ready for the questions, the stares and the feeling of not belonging. Not that he cares....
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The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story

Kate Milford · Clarion Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Ghosts, a kidnapping, a crew of young detectives, and family secrets mix in this new standalone mystery set in the world of the bestselling Greenglass House, from a National Book Award nominee and Edgar Award-winning author.Marzana and her best friend are bored. Even though they live in a notorious...
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Diving Bell Spiders

Meg Gaertner · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Do you love spiders? Did you know there's a spider that lives underwater but breathes air? Read this book to learn about the diving bell spider's amazing adaptations.
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Charlotte Spies for Justice: A Civil War Survival Story

Smith, Nikki Shannon · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Twelve-year-old Charlotte lives on a plantation in Richmond, Virginia, where the American Civil War is raging. All around her, citizens and the Confederate army are fighting to protect slavery -- the very thing Charlotte wishes would end. When she overhears the plantation owner conspiring...
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Diplodocus

Rebecca Sabelko · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The huge diplodocus had a long neck, a long tail, and a 2,000-pound heart! As it grazed the land for low-lying plants, the dinosaur whipped its tail at dangerous enemies. In this high-interest title, readers will learn about the life of the diplodocus, from how it survived and what it ate to how it went...
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Carrie and the Great Storm: A Galveston Hurricane Survival Story

Gunderson, Jessica · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Twelve-year-old Carrie is excited to spend the night at her best friend Betsy's house one Saturday night in the turn of the century Galveston, Texas. But when her parents receive a last-minute invitation to a high-society party, they insist Carrie stay home to babysit her little brother,...
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Chosen

Kiersten White · Simon Pulse
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Will get Buffy fans up in their feels." - Entertainment Weekly on Slayer Nina continues to learn how to use her slayer powers against enemies old and new in this second novel in the New York Times bestselling series from Kiersten White, set in the world of Buffy the Vampire...
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Ankylosaurus

Rebecca Sabelko · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The enormous ankylosaurus looked intimidating. But this dinosaur ate only plants! Tough armor protected the ankylosaurus from bites. When attacked, it swung its club tail to knock out foes! This engaging book introduces the world of the ankylosaurus, including how it survived, what it ate,...
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Race to the Sun

Roanhorse, Rebecca · Rick Riordan Presents
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Lately, seventh grader Nizhoni Begay has been able to detect monsters, like that man in the fancy suit who was in the bleachers at her basketball game. Turns out he's Mr. Charles, her dad's new boss at the oil and gas company, and he's alarmingly interested in Nizhoni and her brother,...
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