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Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down

Scott Beatty · IDW Publishing
Pages: 72
Format: Paperback

On sweltering Jakku in the days before The Force Awakens, explore with Rey as she races to uncover the secrets inside a crashed Star Destroyer!Swallowed by the shifting sands, the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral has been lost for two decades, giving rise to rumors of hauntings and buried...
The Fowl Twins

Eoin Colfer · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl twins--scientist Myles, and Beckett, the force of nature--are left in the care of house security (NANNI) for a single night. In that time they befriend a troll who has clawed his way through the earth's crust to the surface. Unfortunately...

Cynthia L. Copeland · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

A laugh-out-loud funny and empowering graphic memoir about growing up and finding your voice. Twelve-year-old Cindy has just dipped a toe into seventh-grade drama - with its complicated friendships, bullies, and cute boys - when she earns an internship as a cub reporter at a local newspaper...
Maybe He Just Likes You

Barbara Dee · Aladdin
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Barbara Dee explores the subject of #MeToo for the middle grade audience in this heart-wrenching - and ultimately uplifting - novel about experiencing harassment and unwanted attention from classmates.

For seventh-grader Mila, it starts with some boys giving her an unwanted hug on the school...
My Survival: A Girl on Schindler's List

Joshua M. Greene · Scholastic Press
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing true story of a girl who survived the Holocaust thanks to Oskar Schindler, of Schindler's List fame.Rena Finder was only eleven when the Nazis forced her and her family -- along with all the other Jewish families -- into the ghetto in Krakow, Poland. Rena worked as a slave...
The Story That Cannot Be Told

Kramer, J. Kasper

A powerful middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it during the final months of the Communist regime in Romania in 1989.

Ileana has always collected stories. Some are about the past,
Voyage of the Frostheart

Jamie Littler · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The whimsy of Nevermoor meets the mythical world-building of Neil Gaiman in this unlikely hero's quest to find his parents--and find the home he's always longed for.

In a snow-covered land where monsters rule the icy tundra, only song weavers hold the power to control these...

Amy McCulloch · Sourcebooks Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Golden Compass for the digital age in this story of a coding star and her robotic companion that isn't what it seems.Lacey Chu has always dreamed of working as an engineer for MONCHA, the biggest tech firm in the world and the company behind the "baku" -- a customizable...
Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey

Magdalena Newman

A beautifully illustrated and lyrical picture-book biography of eccentric and beloved writer Praised by R.J. Palacio as "wondrous" - this moving memoir follows a teenage boy with TC syndrome and his exceptional family from diagnosis at birth to now.

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Roblox Top Battle Games

Official Roblox · HarperCollins
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

A must-have guide to some of the best competitive multiplayer games on RobloxGet the official scoop on some of the most popular competitive games on Roblox, like the frantic vehicular shooter Tiny Tanks, the adrenaline-fuelled world of Speed Run 4, the military mayhem of Phantom Forces,...
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Beyond The Bizarre

Ripley's Believe It or Not! · Ripley Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Beyond the Bizarre!, the 16th book in the bestselling series from Ripley's Believe It or Not!, is filled with all the unbelievable stories and images you've been waiting for. You'll be blown away by this all-true, all-new collection featuing incredible facts, unexpected stories, and stunning...
Race to the Sun

Rebecca Roanhorse · 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,...
Clean Getaway

Nic Stone · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a middle-grade road-trip story through American race relations past and present, perfect for fans of Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds.How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma: * Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring...
Explorer Academy: The Double Helix

Trudi Trueit · Under the Stars
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

The mystery deepens and the action intensifies for 12-year-old Cruz Coronado and friends in the exciting third book in the Explorer Academy series.

The adventure continues for Cruz, Emmett, Sailor, and Bryndis as they continue their studies at sea and travel to exotic locations around...
Minecraft: The End: An Official Minecraft Novel

Catherynne M. Valente

The brand-new official Minecraft novel is an epic battle for survival! When humans enter the End, a pair of endermen must decide which side they're really on.

For as long as they can remember, the twin endermen Fin and Mo have lived in the mysterious land of the End. On the