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Wink Poppy Midnight
Tucholke, April Genevieve
ISBN: 9780803740488
Grades: 9 to 12, Grades 9 to 12, Grades 9 to12

Quirky, nostalgic, and bone-chilling. Every story needs a hero. Every story needs a villain. Every story needs a secret. Wink…...

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The Last Execution
The Last Execution
Wung-Sung, Jesper
ISBN: 9781481429658
Grades: 9 to 12

Originally published in Danish, this fictionalized account ticks down the final 12 hours of 15-year-old Niels Nielsen, who was the…...

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Haters
Haters, The
Andrews, Jesse
ISBN: 9781419720789
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Wes and Corey are haters, even the things that they love they will find a way to hate.  At jazz…...

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Illuminae
Illuminae
Kaufman, Amie and Jay Kristoff
ISBN: 9780553499117
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

The day after you break up is always going to be a bad day but for Kady, Ezra, and the…...

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Grade K – 3 Book Reviews

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Baba Yaga’s Assistant
McCoola, Marika
ISBN: 9780763669614
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

In the woods and desert, a house runs around on chicken legs who belongs to the old witch Baba Yaga,…

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My House is Alive: The Weird and Wonderful Sounds Your House Makes
Ritchie, Scott
ISBN: 978-1771471367
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

Who has not sat up at night and said to themselves, “What was that?!” Houses can make strange noises, especially…...

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Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible
Vernon, Ursula
ISBN: 978-0803739833
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Harriet finds being a princess boring. Her overprotective parents insist on deportment lessons and other ‘princessy’ stuff, all of which…...

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Mouse Scouts
Dillard, Sarah
ISBN: 978-0385755993
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

Best friends VIolet and Tigerlily have been looking forward to being Mouse Scouts forever. They used to be Butterflies, but…...

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Grade 4 – 6 Book Reviews

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Baba Yaga’s Assistant
McCoola, Marika
ISBN: 9780763669614
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

In the woods and desert, a house runs around on chicken legs who belongs to the old witch Baba Yaga,…

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Coding Games in Scratch
Woodcock, Jon
ISBN: 978-1465439352
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

With the influx of Makerspaces and Hour of Code into schools, students are learning more about computers and programming than…...

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A Nearer Moon
Crowder, Melanie
ISBN: 978-1481441483
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

Once upon a time, Granny Tu says, the river sparkled and ran. River sprites and magic made it a blessed…...

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The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle
Fox, Janet
ISBN: 978-0451476333
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

It is the Blitz of London, and Kat and her brother and sister have been sent away to safety in…...

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Grade 7 – 9 Book Reviews

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National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry: More than 200 Poems With Photographs That Float, Zoom, and Bloom!

ISBN: 978-1426320941
Grades: Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, K-6

This poetry anthology of 200 short nature poems is enhanced by the outstanding photography that we have come to expect…...

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Bitter Magic
Townley, Roderick
ISBN: 978-0449816493
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

As we grow up we have to decide whether we are successors to our parents and family, conforming to the…

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Once Upon a Zombie: the Color of Fear
Nissenson, Jenny and Billy Phillips
ISBN: 978-1935668343
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Take the typical high school setting, move your characters underworld into Wonderland, add a dash of magic and oh…introduce the…

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Feathers
Corona, George
ISBN: 9781608867530
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Created, illustrated and written by a talented new graphic novelist, Jorge Corona, this visually impressive fantasy reads like a classic fairy…...

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Grade 10 – 12 Book Reviews

Haters
Haters, The
Andrews, Jesse
ISBN: 9781419720789
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Wes and Corey are haters, even the things that they love they will find a way to hate.  At jazz…...

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Kill the Boy Band
Kill The Boy Band
Moldavsky's, Goldy
ISBN: 9780545867474
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Obsessed with the boy band The Ruperts four fangirls decided to rent a room in the hotel that the boys…...

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World War Two: Against the Rising Sun
Quinn, Jason
ISBN: 9789381182055
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Relive World War Two, as it happened in the  East, through the eyes of the servicemen and civilians on both…...

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Rebel of the Sands
Hamilton, Alwyn
ISBN: 0780451477538
Grades: Grade 12, Grade 7, Grades 7 to 12, Grades 7-12

This action-packed first novel in a series by Alwyn Hamilton is sure to please those who love fantasy and action…....

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