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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King
Hatke, Ben
ISBN: 9781626722675
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

Writer and illustrator Ben Hatke composes an exciting world-building finale to his retelling of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” using sparse…...

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Bee and Me
Bee & Me
Jay, Alison
ISBN: 9780763690106
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Kindergarten

Jay’s wordless picture book begins when a bee flies into an apartment in the city. Startled, the young girl who…...

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Apprentice Witch
The Apprentice Witch
Nichol, James
ISBN: 9781338118582
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Harry Potter mixes with rural life in this lovely coming of age story. Arianwyn Gribble wants to be a witch. More…...

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Remy Sneakers
Remy Sneakers #1: Remy Sneakers vs. the Robo-Rats
Sherry, Kevin
ISBN: 9781338034608
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Kevin Sherry (The Yeti Files) brings another graphic/novel hybrid to hilarious life with Remy Sneakers. Remy is actually Remington Raccoon…...

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Grade K – 3 Book Reviews

Bee and Me
Bee & Me
Jay, Alison
ISBN: 9780763690106
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Kindergarten

Jay’s wordless picture book begins when a bee flies into an apartment in the city. Startled, the young girl who…...

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Remy Sneakers
Remy Sneakers #1: Remy Sneakers vs. the Robo-Rats
Sherry, Kevin
ISBN: 9781338034608
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Kevin Sherry (The Yeti Files) brings another graphic/novel hybrid to hilarious life with Remy Sneakers. Remy is actually Remington Raccoon…...

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Real Cowboys
Real Cowboys
Hoefler, Kate
ISBN: 9780544148925
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Kindergarten

Society’s view of cowboys seem to be mostly based on old movies of John Wayne and the rugged, strong and silent male…...

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Shaun loves sharks
Shawn Loves Sharks
Manley, Curtis
ISBN: 9781626721340
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

Shawn does, indeed love sharks. Like any shark-obsessed boy, he reads about sharks, pretends to be a shark, dreams about…...

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Grade 4 – 6 Book Reviews

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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King
Hatke, Ben
ISBN: 9781626722675
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

Writer and illustrator Ben Hatke composes an exciting world-building finale to his retelling of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” using sparse…...

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Apprentice Witch
The Apprentice Witch
Nichol, James
ISBN: 9781338118582
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Harry Potter mixes with rural life in this lovely coming of age story. Arianwyn Gribble wants to be a witch. More…...

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Remy Sneakers
Remy Sneakers #1: Remy Sneakers vs. the Robo-Rats
Sherry, Kevin
ISBN: 9781338034608
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Kevin Sherry (The Yeti Files) brings another graphic/novel hybrid to hilarious life with Remy Sneakers. Remy is actually Remington Raccoon…...

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Real Cowboys
Real Cowboys
Hoefler, Kate
ISBN: 9780544148925
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Kindergarten

Society’s view of cowboys seem to be mostly based on old movies of John Wayne and the rugged, strong and silent male…...

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Grade 7 – 9 Book Reviews

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

ISBN:
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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quicksand-pond
Quicksand Pond
Lisle, Janet Taylor
ISBN: 9781481472227
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Jessie isn’t looking forward to the summer. Her family has rented a cottage on Quicksand Pond, far away from her…...

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Holly Farb and the Princess of the Galaxy
Holly Farb and the Princess of the Galaxy
Wronski, Gareth
ISBN: 9781481471770
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Holly Farb is a geek. She’s top of her class in every subject, but as is typical in geekdom, her…...

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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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Grade 10 – 12 Book Reviews

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

ISBN:
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…

beck
Beck
Peet, Mal & Rosoff, Meg
ISBN: 9780763678425
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Will Beck ever find a place to call home?   This essential question drives the story of Beck, a young mixed-race…...

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