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ISBN-13: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins, 1/2015

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself.

Having spent twenty-seven years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his frien...more

ISBN-13: 9780385388443
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers, 3/2015

ISBN-13: 9781595143228
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Published: Razorbill, 2/2015

It's Only Stanley (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780803739079
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Published: Dial Books, 3/2015

The Crossover (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780544107717
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Published: Houghton Mifflin, 3/2014

ISBN-13: 9780375870774
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 3/2015

ISBN-13: 9780062252074
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Published: Greenwillow Books, 2/2015

ISBN-13: 9780545630146
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Published: Scholastic Inc., 2/2015
From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, and acclaimed artist Dan Santat, an out-of-this-world friendship adventure with all-new full-color illustrations
Oh, no Ricky Ricotta and his Mighty Robot have to spend all day playing with Ricky's cousin Lucy. How boring But when a smelly space-monster named Sergeant Stinkbug lands in Squeakyville and kidnaps Lucy, things get much, much worse. Luckily, Ricky Ricotta has a BIG plan to get out of this stinky situation.
Originally published in 2003, this edition features brand-new full-color illustrations throughout...more

Click, Clack, Peep! (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9781481424110
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2/2015

ISBN-13: 9780763676711
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Published: Candlewick, 3/2015

Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal

Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.

It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is the just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirre...more

ISBN-13: 9780399255373
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Published: Philomel Books, 7/2013

Crayons have feelings, too, in this funny back-to-school story illustrated by the creator of Stuck and This Moose Belongs to Me--now a #1 New York Times bestseller!
Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking&#...more

Paper Towns (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780142414934
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Published: Speak, 9/2009

From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery
New York Times bestseller
USA Today bestseller
Publishers Weekly bestseller
 When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night—dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows her. Margo’s always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she’s always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking...more

ISBN-13: 9781484724088
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Published: Disney-Hyperion, 11/2014

Fans of the Kingdom Keepers will devour this captivating stand-alone adventure told from the point of view of the Fairlies.

When Amanda travels east to Orlando on a hunch, she's met with the worst news possible. Kingdom Keeper Finn Whitman is missing. Calling on her own gift (she's telekinetic), her sister Jess's ability to dream the future, and their fellow Fairlie Mattie Weaver's unexplained ability to read minds through physical contact, the three gifted girls must navigate treachery, deception, and the stubborn, unwilling parents of the missing Keepers if they're to save the...more

ISBN-13: 9780316199988
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 4/2014

Winner of the 2015 Caldecott Medal
This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and...more

ISBN-13: 9781449462253
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 3/2015
Wanted: Nate Wright, better known as Big Nate, four-and-a-half feet tall, black hair with seven spikes, age eleven, sixth-grader at P.S. 38, record holder for school detentions. Reward: " Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City "
Can Nate Wright get any cooler? Not according to Nate himself. He's already P.S. 38's rockin'est drummer, finest poet (check out his haiku about brazil nuts), and deepest thinker--in his own mind. But does Nate have what it takes to hang with Marcus, leader of the school's most notorious posse? Or will he decide that being cool isn't all it's cracked up to be? Read "S...more