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Adventures of Beanboy, The
(Harkrader, Lisa.)
Juvenile fiction (234 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-7. Wheaton, Kansas seventh-grader Tucker MacBean loves comic books, so when his favorite comic has a contest to create a sidekick, he is hopeful that he can win, thereby fixing his struggling family [Kit added 12/2015]
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Juvenile fiction

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Alabama Moon
(Watt Key)
Junior Fiction (294 pages) Recommended for Grades 5-9. After the death of his father, ten-year-old Moon leaves their forest shelter home and is sent to an Alabama institution, becoming entangled in the outside world he has never known and making good friends, a relentless enemy, and finally a new life. [Kit added 10/2011]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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294 p

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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
(Lenore Look)
Junior Fiction (172 pages) Recommended for Grades 1-4. A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything. [Kit added 10/2011]
Genre(s):
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Andy Shane and the Queen of Egypt
(Jennifer Richard Jacobson)
Junior Fiction (58 pages) Recommended for Grades K-3. Andy Shane would like to pick Egypt for his first-ever Culture Fair project. But Dolores Starbuckle says she is the Queen of Egypt, and she won't give Andy Shane a moment's peace until he agrees to do the project together. But Andy is not so sure he wants to work with the bossy Dolores. Will the two friends find a way to cooperate? [Kit added 11/2012]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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BFG, The
(Roald Dahl)
Junior Fiction (219 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-4. Kidsnatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants. [Kit added 09/2009]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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Bad guys, The
(Blabey, Aaron, )
Juvenile Fiction (139 pages) Recommended for Grades 1-4. Mr Wolf. Mr Shark. Mr Snake. Mr Piranha. They're Bad Guys, everybody knows that. They're scary and dangerous an dwell ... just Bad. But these guys wan to be Heroes. And they're going to prove it by doing good deeds ... whether you want them to or not. Buckle up for the funniest, naughtiest and coolest book you'll ever read - it's time to meet the Bad Guys [Kit added 12/2017]
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Fiction

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139

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Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream
(Jenny Han)
Young Adult Fiction (149 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-7. Korean American fourth-grader Clara Lee longs to be Little Miss Apple Pie, and when her luck seems suddenly to change for the better, she overcomes her fear of public speaking and enters the competition. [Kit added: 11/2014]
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Korean Americans -- Juvenile fiction

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149 p

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El Deafo
(Cece Bell)
Easy Biography Comic (233 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-7. The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower." [Kit added 11/2014]
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Deaf United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc

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233 p

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Everything on a Waffle
(Polly Horvath)
Junior Fiction (150 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-6. Primrose's only refuge is at a local restaurant, where the owner, Miss Bowzer, serves everything on a waffle, except advice and good sense. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Fiction

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Fine, Fine School, A
(Sharon Creech)
Easy fiction (32 pages) Recommended for Grades PreK-3. When a principal loves his school so much that he wants the children to attend classes every day of the year, it's up to his students to show him free time is a good thing, too. [Kit added 11/2012]
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Fiction

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Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure
(Jeff Brown)
Junior Fiction (72 pages) Recommended for Grades 1-5. After a bulletin board falls on Stanley while he is sleeping, he finds that being flat has its advantages. [Kit added 11/2012]
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Hatchet
(Gary Paulsen)
Junior Fiction (195 pages) Recommended for Grades 5-12. After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce. [Kit added 11/2012]
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195 p

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Hippos are huge
(London, Jonathan, )
Juvenile Non-Fiction (29 pages) Recommended for Grades K-3. Overview: Hippos may make you laugh, but watch out! An acclaimed naturalist takes an exuberant look at these massive, swift, and super dangerous animals. What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile-it's the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much as fifty men, and can run twenty-five miles per hour! Follow these hefty hulks as they glide underwater, play tug-of-war, swat balls of dung at one another, and nuzzle their young in the mud. Just don't get too close-they could chomp you in two! [Kit added 1/2018]
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Nonfiction


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Homework Machine, The
(Dan Gutman)
Junior Fiction (146 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-6. Four fifth-grade students, a geek, a class clown, a teacher's pet, and a slacker, as well as their teacher and mothers, each relate events surrounding a computer programmed to complete homework assignments. [Kit added 09/2009]
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I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001
(Lauren Tarshis)
Junior Fiction (82 pages) Recommended for Grades 2-5. When Lucas decides to skip school because he wants to discuss football with a firefighter friend of his father, he finds himself caught up in the terrorist attacks on New York City. [Kit added 11/2012]
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Fiction

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Infamous Ratsos, The
(LaReau, Kara, )
Junior Fiction (55 pages) Recommended for Grades K-4. Rat brothers Louie and Ralphie Ratso try to prove they can be as rough and tough as their father in the Big City, but every time they try to show how tough they are, they end up accidentally doing good deeds instead. [Kit added 11/2017]
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Janitor's Boy, The
(Andrew Clements)
Junior Fiction (140 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-7. When Jack is publicly embarrassed by his father, the school janitor, his revenge results in an unusual punishment--helping his father after school. The job leads to some surprising revelations about his father, the school, and himself. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Fiction

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Kid President's guide to being awesome
(Novak, Robby.)
"This is LIFE, people! You've got air coming through your nose! You've got a heartbeat! 'That means it's time to do something!' announces Kid President in his book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. From YouTube sensation (75 million views and counting!) to Hub Network summer series star, Kid President--ten-year-old Robby Novak--and his videos have inspired millions to dance more, to celebrate life, and to throw spontaneous parades.In his Guide to Being Awesome, Kid President pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyonce?!), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer. Grab a corn dog and settle in to your favorite comfy chair. Pretend it's your birthday! (In fact, treat everyone like it's THEIR birthday!) Kid President is here with a 240-page, full-color Guide to Being Awesome that'll spread love and inspire the world"-- Provided by publisher [Kit added 01/2017]
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Knucklehead
(Jon Scieszka)
Junior Fiction (106 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-7. How did Jon Scieszka get so funny? He grew up as one of six brothers with Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, and jokes told at family dinner. [Kit added03/2011]
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Fiction

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Love That Dog
(Sharon Creech)
Junior Fiction (86 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-6. A young student, who comes to love poetry through a personal understanding of what different famous poems mean to him, surprises himself by writing his own inspired poem. [Kit added 03/2011]
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Fiction

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Mercy Watson to the Rescue
(Kate DiCamillo)
Junior Fiction (80 pages) Recommended for Grades K-2. After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor. [Kit added 03/2011]
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Fiction

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Mockingbird
(Kathryn Erskine)
Junior Fiction (235 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-7. Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father. [Kit added 11/2011]
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Fiction

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Mouse and the Motorcycle, The
(Beverly Cleary)
Junior Fiction (186 pages) Recommended for Grades K-4. A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling. [Kit added 10/2011]
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Fiction

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Not My Dog
(Colby Rodowsky)
Junior Fiction (69 pages) Recommended for Grades 2-4. Ellie, who is eight years old, has to give up her dream of getting a puppy after her parents agree to take in the dog that great-aunt Margaret can no longer keep. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Fiction

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Poppy
(Avi)
Junior Fiction (176 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-6. Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas. [Kit added 10/2011]
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Stone Fox
(John Reynolds Gardiner)
Junior Fiction (85 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-5. Little Willie hopes to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm with the prize money from a dog sled race he enters. [Kit added 02/2011]
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Turtle in Paradise
(Jennifer L. Holm)
Junior Fiction. (188 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-7. In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida. [Kit added 10/2013]
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Fiction

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Watsons go to Birmingham--1963, The
(Christopher Paul Curtis)
Junior Fiction (210 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-12. The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African-American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. (Newbery Honor, 1996 & Coretta Scott King Award Honor, 1996) [Kit added 09/2009]
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Weslandia
(Paul Fleischman)
Easy Fiction (40 pages) Recommended for Grades PreK-4. Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life. [Kit added 11/2012]
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Westing Game, The
(Ellen Raskin)
Junior Fiction (216 pages) Recommended for Grades 5-8. The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance. (Newbery Award, 1979) [Kit added 09/2009]
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Fiction

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Where the Red Fern Grows
(Wilson Rawls)
Junior Fiction (212 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-8. A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Wonder
(R. J. Palacio)
Junior Fiction. (315 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-7. Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student. [Kit added 10/2013]
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Fiction

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Wrinkle in Time, A
(Madeleine L'Engle)
Junior Fiction (202) Recommended for Grades 5-9. Meg and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government. [Kit added 04/2011]
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Yellow Star
(Jennifer Roy)
Junior Fiction (227 pages) Recommended for Grades 5-8. From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation. [Kit added 03/2011]
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Fiction

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