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The Smoke Thieves Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780425290217
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

The Smoke Thieves concerns itself with demon smoke, which is the last breath out of a demon's mouth as it dies. Collected by demon hunters Tash and Gravell in glass jars, the red, orange and purple 'smoke' is traded illegally -- but does the demon smoke have qualities as yet unknown to the hunters and the denizens of Brigant? Green's vivid writing full of action and intrigue make for a great start to a new trilogy.


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The Lifters Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524764166
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 24th, 2018

Loved this book! In a way that I can’t explain it reminded me of “Holes” by Louis Sachar, which is not to take away from Eggers’ originality!


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The Orphan Band of Springdale Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763688042
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

A lovely and satisfying historical novel set just prior to World War II, where 11-year-old Augusta Neubronner finds her place amidst her grandmother's orphanage in Maine. This story conveys a strong sense of family, community, and hope.


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Big Foot and Little Foot (Book #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419728594
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Published: Amulet Books - April 10th, 2018

Book one in a new early-chapter-book series with lots of heart. Hugo the Sasquatch accidentally reveals himself to human Boone, and the two soon embark on a buddy adventure and learn about each other's very different worlds. Accompanied by charming illustrations by Felicita Sala. Can't wait for book two!


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The Gold Leaf Cover Image
By Kirsten Hall, Matthew Forsythe (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781592702145
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Enchanted Lion Books - May 2nd, 2017

The animals in the forest want the gold leaf "more than anything in the world" and soon the leaf has been torn apart. Lush artwork and an understated text make this picture book a favorite of 2017!


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One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544818095
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Published: Clarion Books - July 18th, 2017

A frightening and satisfying ghost story set in 1918/1919 as WWI comes to a close and the Spanish Influenza epedemic causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. Annie Browne, a new student at the Pearce Academy for Girls, meets obnoxious, petulant Elsie Schneider on her first day of school. Elsie herself soon becomes a victim of the flu, and continues to plague sweet Annie from the grave, vowing to be her best friend forever. With help from a hospital caregiver, Annie finds a way to help Elsie rest in peace.


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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

Eleven-year-old Annabelle watches the power of a lie unfold before her with unintended consequences in this beautifully written novel set in rural Pennsylvania in 1943. Themes of injustice, bullying, and resilience will resonate strongly with readers ten and up.


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The Wild Robot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Shipwrecked on a remote island, Roz the Robot quickly learns to survive by becoming a unique member of the wildlife community, finding balance between technology and the wildness of nature. She soon finds herself caring for an orphaned gosling and learns the value of friends, family, and community. An excellent adventure story told in short chapters, chock-full of Brown's illustrations.


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The Nest Cover Image
By Kenneth Oppel, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481432320
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2015

A wasp queen soothes worrywart Steve in his dreams, offering to "fix" his baby brother's congenital condition by replacing him with a changeling growing in its nest under the eaves in this intense and original horror story by the author of Airborn and Silverwing and eerily illustrated by Caldecott winner Jon Klassen.


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