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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
Anderson, M.T.
ISBN: 9780763698225
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning creators, M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin, have collaborated for a witty and quirky fantasy, combining Anderson’s lively narration with…...

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Lifeboat 12
Hood, Susan
ISBN: 9781481468831
Grades: Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Award-winning author Susan Hood debuts a middle-grade novel, sharing a hybrid text  –  part fiction and part non-fiction –  based…...

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Sanctuary
Lix, Caryn
ISBN: 9781534405332
Grades: Grades 7-12

Canadian author Caryn Lix debuts with an epic alien horror novel, with fascinating world-building, focusing on the spaceship Sanctuary, a…...

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Letting Go of Gravity
Leder, Meg
ISBN: 9781534403161
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Former bookseller, teacher and author, Meg Leder, explores the effect of critical illness on a family, delivering an emotional punch…...

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Grade K – 3 Book Reviews

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Where the Woods End
Salter, Charlotte
ISBN: 978-0-7352-2923-5
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

The woods are out to get you. If you’re not killed by the wolves baying at the village limits, then…...

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This Way, Watson
This Way, Watson!: A Map and Directions Primer
Pearson, Claudia
ISBN: 9781423647652
Grades: Grade 1, Kindergarten

Watson is a dog and together with his pigeon friend Scout they have a wonderful time using a map to…...

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Tea Dragon Society
The Tea Dragon Society
O'Neill, Katie
ISBN: 978-1620104415
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

A young goblin finds a lost and hurt dragon – a dragon who happens to grow the finest of tea…...

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The Great Big Water Cycle Adventure (Look and Wonder)
Barnham, Kay
ISBN: 9781438050447
Grades: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

A science book for the younger audience from a new series: Look and Wonder.  As the title suggests, this informational…

Grade 4 – 6 Book Reviews

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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
Anderson, M.T.
ISBN: 9780763698225
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning creators, M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin, have collaborated for a witty and quirky fantasy, combining Anderson’s lively narration with…...

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Lifeboat 12
Hood, Susan
ISBN: 9781481468831
Grades: Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Award-winning author Susan Hood debuts a middle-grade novel, sharing a hybrid text  –  part fiction and part non-fiction –  based…...

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Everything Else in the Universe
Holczer, Tracy
ISBN: 9780399163944
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Critically-acclaimed author Tracy Holczer broaches the controversial subject of the fallout from the Vietnam War on returning veterans and their…...

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The Length of a String
Weissman, Elissa Brent
ISBN: 9780735229471
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning author of middle grade novels, Elissa Brent Weissman, tells a unique story in two voices, deftly connecting the past with…...

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Grade 7 – 9 Book Reviews

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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
Anderson, M.T.
ISBN: 9780763698225
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning creators, M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin, have collaborated for a witty and quirky fantasy, combining Anderson’s lively narration with…...

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Everything Else in the Universe
Holczer, Tracy
ISBN: 9780399163944
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Critically-acclaimed author Tracy Holczer broaches the controversial subject of the fallout from the Vietnam War on returning veterans and their…...

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The Length of a String
Weissman, Elissa Brent
ISBN: 9780735229471
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning author of middle grade novels, Elissa Brent Weissman, tells a unique story in two voices, deftly connecting the past with…...

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Where the Woods End
Salter, Charlotte
ISBN: 978-0-7352-2923-5
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

The woods are out to get you. If you’re not killed by the wolves baying at the village limits, then…...

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Grade 10 – 12 Book Reviews

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One of Us is Lying
McManus, Karen M.
ISBN: 9781524714680
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them. On a Monday afternoon,…...

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Two Truths
Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive!

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Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

What’s real and what’s not? Our society today is full of ‘fake news’, bogus websites and social media feeds that…...

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The Vimy Oaks
The Vimy Oaks: A Journey to Peace
Grandfield, Linda
ISBN: 9781443148504
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

“A soldier, a handful of acorns – and a hundred-year legacy of hope, remembrance and renewal.” This narrative nonfiction story…...

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The School of Music
Bowen, Meurig & Rachel
ISBN: 9781847808615
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

While this book is designed to be an instruction book about music, “The School of Music” can easily be read and…