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  • The Lost Planet

    The Lost Planet

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rachel Searles
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Feiwel & Friends (2014, Jan 28th).
    Pages:   

    This is what the boy is told:- He woke up on planet Trucon, inside of a fence line he shouldn't have been able to cross. - He has an annirad blaster wound to the back of his head. - He has no memory.- He is now under the protection of a mysterious benefactor. - His name is Chase Garrety. This is what Chase Garrety knows:- He has a message: "Guide the star."- Time is running out. more

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  • The Finisher

    The Finisher

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Baldacci
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    Publisher:   Scholastic Press (2014, Mar 4th).
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    #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci as you've never seen him before.Why would Quentin Herms flee into the Quag? There was nothing in the Quag except certain death.Vega Jane has never left the village of Wormwood. But this isn't unusual -- nobody has ever left the village of Wormwood. At least not until Quentin Herms vanishes into the unknown.Vega knows Quentin didn't just leave -- he was chased. And he's left behind a very dangerous trail of clues that only she can decode.The Quag is a dark forest filled with terrifying beasts and bloodthirsty Outliers. But just as deadly are the threats that exist within the walls of Wormwood. It is a place built on lies, where influential people are willing to kill to keep their secrets. Vega is determined to uncover the truth -- but the closer she gets, the more she risks her life. more

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  • Spirit Animals Book 2: Hunted

    Spirit Animals Book 2: Hunted

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Maggie Stiefvater
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Scholastic Inc. (2014, Jan 7th).
    Pages:   192

    The adventure continues in this second book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series.In the world of Erdas, only a rare few are able to summon a spirit animal in the way Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have. The bond they share with their animals is a partnership that allows them to access more-than-human abilities.But what if there was another way to create a spirit animal--to force the bond, giving the human partner total control? And what if someone with selfish intensions was offered this gift . . . with a catch?The four young heroes have barely had time to come together as a team, and their own spirit animal bonds are still greatly untested. But now they face a brutal confrontation against an enemy who will break any rule to defeat them. more

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  • Why We Took the Car

    Why We Took the Car

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Wolfgang Herrndorf
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Arthur A. Levine Books (2014, Jan 7th).
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    A beautifully written, darkly funny coming-of-age story from an award-winning, bestselling German author making his American debut.Mike Klingenberg doesn't get why people think he's boring. Sure, he doesn't have many friends. (Okay, zero friends.) And everyone laughs at him when he reads his essays out loud in class. And he's never invited to parties - including the gorgeous Tatiana's party of the year.Andre Tschichatschow, aka Tschick (not even the teachers can pronounce his name), is new in school, and a whole different kind of unpopular. He always looks like he's just been in a fight, his clothes are tragic, and he never talks to anyone.But one day Tschick shows up at Mike's house out of the blue. Turns out he wasn't invited to Tatiana's party either, and he's ready to do something about it. more

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  • Colin Kaepernick

    Colin Kaepernick

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Paul Hoblin
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Sportszone (2013, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   32

    Book by Hoblin, Paul more

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  • I Know Football

    I Know Football

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joanne Mattern
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Cherry Lake Publishing (2013, Aug 1st).
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    Introduces and examines the different aspects of foodball. more

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  • Italy

    Italy

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jean F. Blashfield
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Childrens Pr (2013, Sep 1st).
    Pages:   144

    Take a trip around the world with the latest entries in the Enchantment of the World series. From the volcanoes of Iceland to the hilltop castles of Germany, readers are transported to distant lands with the fascinating text and attention-grabbing photos in these books. Each country's culture, history, and geography are explored in detail, allowing readers a chance to see how people live in faraway nations. Colorful photos provide breathtaking views of foreign cities and landscapes Sidebars highlight especially interesting people, places, and events Delicious, easy recipes give readers the opportunity to experience foreign cuisine firsthand Fun facts and statistics are included for easy reference Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www. more

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  • Lionel Messi: A Soccer Star Who Cares

    Lionel Messi: A Soccer Star Who Cares

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kimberly Gatto
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Enslow Elementary (2013, Sep 1st).
    Pages:   48

    Born in Argentina, soccer star Lionel Messi is most famous for being the best player on perhaps Spain's best team, FC Barcelona. During the 2011–12 season, Messi scored an astonishing 73 goals in 60 league games. When not on the pitch, Messi continues to amaze. Through his Leo Messi Foundation, he works to provide underprivileged children with access to education and healthcare. Readers will be both captivated by the action and touched by his rags-to-riches story. more

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  • Robert Griffin III: RGIII: NFL Sensation

    Robert Griffin III: RGIII: NFL Sensation

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Will Graves
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Sportszone (2013, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   32

    When the game is on the line, teams turn to the best of the best. That's why they're called Playmakers. This series introduces today's finest athletes, from their early days starting the sport to their triumphs at the highest level. With action-packed descriptions of these Playmakers' rise to the top, these books are a must-read for any sports fan. more

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  • Molly Moon & the Monster Music

    Molly Moon & the Monster Music

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Georgia Byng
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   HarperCollins (2013, Feb 26th).
    Pages:   354

    Molly has developed even more amazing powers in the sixth and final hypnotic installment of the New York Times bestselling Molly Moon series—perfect for fans of Lemony Snicket and Pseudonymous Bosch!Molly Moon can hypnotize or morph into anyone she chooses, travel through time, read minds—and now, thanks to a mysterious and magical coin, she can play EVERY instrument. The harmonica! The guitar! The drums! The piano! You name it. But will Molly be able to free herself from the coin's powers to save her friends—and herself?In the fun-filled sixth and final book of the Molly Moon series, Molly must face the music—the hypnotic music—of a magical coin that has the power to turn its owners into monsters! more

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