Middle Grade

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Gertie's Leap to Greatness Cover Image
By Kate Beasley, Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374302610
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - October 4th, 2016

For fans of Pippi Longstocking and Ramona Quimby, here comes a delightful story that introduces a new, unforgettable heroine: Gertie! Gertie Reece Foy, a sassy fifth-grader all about gumption, resuscitates a half-dead bullfrog, fights bullying, and wants to become the best fifth-grader in the world to impress her absent mother.--Aggie


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Furthermore Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101994764
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2016

This fantasy-adventure will take you beyond your imagination to a world where rain is made of light and color is magic. Gorgeously vivid and with exciting adventures and twists you'll never see coming, this story of friendship and family demonstrates what is possible when you believe in your own abilities.--Becca


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Ghosts Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545540629
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Published: Graphix - September 13th, 2016

RAINA!!! Need I say more? You’re still reading this? Okay, Catrina and her family move to Bahía de la Luna in Northern California (can you guess where that's based on?) to help her little sister, Maya, get better care for her cystic fibrosis, but Catrina worries that the ghosts (!!) there endanger them.--Caitlin


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By Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316389556
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

In this anticipated book from the author of The Mysterious Benedict Society, Reuben's discovery of a unique watch leads to a thrilling race to discover its secrets. Along the way he solves puzzles, learns to trust new friends, and finds the sense of belonging that comes from accepting others' help.--Lara


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Click Here to Start Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101931875
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Published: Delacorte Press - July 19th, 2016

Ted has never played a videogame he couldn't crack--until now. When his eccentric great uncle bequeaths him a junk-filled apartment, Ted discovers that he is playing a videogame--in real life! It will take all of Ted's skills, along with those of sidekicks Caleb and Isabel, to solve this giant game.--Marilyn


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Wolf Hollow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101994825
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016

Drawn from the same fabric as Scout Finch, Annabelle lives in a small Pennsylvania town mostly unaffected by WWI, with only reclusive veteran Toby as a living reminder. Life is quiet until the bullying new student Betty Glengarry arrives. When a vicious attack occurs, Annabelle is torn--stay quiet or stand up to injustice?--Cressida


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$16.99
ISBN: 9780062415240
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Published: HarperCollins - August 30th, 2016

When 12-year-old Reena moves with her family from NYC to Maine, she has to make some major adjustments--new friends, life at a slower pace, and understanding that Maine drawl! But she learns her biggest lessons from Zora, a cantankerous cow, who teaches Reena the power of community, friendship, and family.--Julie


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The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525426165
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

Three children and their holy greyhound become unlikely friends as they flee inquisitors and the king of France, who aren’t sure if the children are saints or heretics. Told in Chaucer-like anecdotes, this darkly funny tale will delight fans of Percy Jackson and The Once and Future King.--Tori


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The Story of Captain Nemo Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Fabin Negrin (Illustrator), Jules Verne (Created by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781782690184
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Published: Pushkin Children's Books - September 6th, 2016

Read the Sci-Fi classic as reimaged by Dave Eggers. Consuelo and Pierre set out to find the sea monster who has been destroying ships only to discover that it is, in fact, a submarine. They join Captain Nemo and embark on an excellent adventure.--Kirsten


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The Amazing Animal Adventure: An Around-The-World Spotting Expedition Cover Image
By Brendan Kearney (Illustrator), Anna Claybourne (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$19.95
ISBN: 9781780678450
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Published: Laurence King - August 23rd, 2016

ATTENTION: naturalists, artists, explorers, and wanderers. Inside this book are 21 different habitats to search for camouflaged animals! From the Japanese Hot Springs to the Namib Desert, learn about these wonderful places and the animals that live there. The perfect gift for curious kids, ages 4-7 and beyond!--Caitlin