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  • Star Wars: Science Fair Book

    Star Wars: Science Fair Book

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Samantha Margles
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    Publisher:   Scholastic Inc. (2013, Aug 27th).
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    Gear up for Science Fair season with exciting Star Wars-themed science experiments!Based on themes from the Star Wars movies, this book guides budding scientists to create more than thirty exciting science experiments. Includes how to create crystals, move things with "the Force," make a hydrometer, and more.Perfect for school science fairs as well as fun at home! more

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  • Minecraft Kid's Stories: A Series of Minecraft Children's Books

    Minecraft Kid's Stories: A Series of Minecraft Children's Books

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Minecraft Books
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    Publisher:   CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2014, Jan 15th).
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    Minecraft Kid’s Stories is filled with some of the best-selling books around. Kid’s everywhere are going crazy over Minecraft and these adventurous tales about popular characters such as Steve and Herobrine. Inside you will meet Steve’s twin, follow Herobrine through the fiery Nether, and see dinosaurs battle creepers! more

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  • The Sound of Letting Go

    The Sound of Letting Go

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stasia Ward Kehoe
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    Publisher:   Viking Juvenile (2014, Feb 6th).
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    For sixteen years, Daisy has been good.  A good daughter, helping out with her autistic younger brother uncomplainingly.  A good friend, even when her best friend makes her feel like a third wheel. When her parents announce they’re sending her brother to an institution—without consulting her—Daisy’s furious, and decides the best way to be a good sister is to start being bad.  She quits jazz band and orchestra, slacks in school, and falls for bad-boy Dave.    But one person won’t let Daisy forget who she used to be: Irish exchange student and brilliant musician Cal.  Does she want the bad boy or the prodigy?  Should she side with her parents or protect her brother?  How do you know when to hold on and when—and how—to let go?  “The Sound of Letting Go is deeply moving, fiercely honest, and always surprising. more

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  • Parched

    Parched

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Georgia Clark
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Holiday House (2014, Mar 14th).
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    Robots, renewable resources, and romance get tangled together in this thrilling futuristic novel about a utopian city and the sixteen-year-old girl who challenges its peace. more

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  • Full Ride

    Full Ride

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Margaret Peterson Haddix
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2013, Nov 12th).
    Pages:   352

    Becca has plenty to hide and everything to lose—but with her future on the line, she’s willing to risk it all. A gripping novel from New York Times bestselling author Maragaret Peterson Haddix.Becca’s claim to fame is one she’s been hiding from for the past three years: Her father is a notorious embezzler, and when he was caught, his excuse was, “How else is a guy like me supposed to put his kid through college?” Three years after the trial and imprisonment that destroyed Becca’s life, she and her mother have started over again and are living in a town where no one knows their secret. But as college—and its cost—looms large, Becca begins to wonder how they’ll afford it. And how she can apply for financial aid without divulging her secret? A local scholarship opportunity seems like a dream come true, but as the application process commences, Becca uncovers a chain of secrets that could destroy everything she’s worked so hard to build. more

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  • Fake ID

    Fake ID

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lamar Giles
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    Publisher:   Amistad (2014, Jan 21st).
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    Debut author Lamar Giles takes readers on a wild and dark ride in this contemporary Witness Protection thriller. Fake ID is a compelling story full of twists and turns—sure to appeal to fans of James Patterson, Harlan Coben, and John Grisham.Nick Pearson is hiding in plain sight. In fact, his name isn't really Nick Pearson. He shouldn't tell you his real name, his real hometown, or why his family just moved to Stepton, Virginia. And he definitely shouldn't tell you about his friend Eli Cruz and the major conspiracy Eli was uncovering when he died. About how Nick had to choose between solving Eli's murder with his hot sister, Reya, and "staying low-key" like the Program said to do.But he's going to tell you—unless he gets caught first. . more

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  • Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

    Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tim Federle
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2014, Jan 21st).
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    In the sequel to Better Nate Than Ever, Nate Foster’s Broadway dreams are finally coming true.Armed with a one-way ticket to New York City, small-town theater geek Nate is off to start rehearsals for E.T.: The Broadway Musical. It’s everything he ever practiced his autograph for! But as thrilling as Broadway is, rehearsals are nothing like Nate expects: full of intimidating child stars, cut-throat understudies, and a director who can’t even remember Nate’s name. Now, as the countdown to opening night is starting to feel more like a time bomb, Nate is going to need more than his lucky rabbit’s foot if he ever wants to see his name in lights. He may even need a showbiz miracle. The companion novel to Better Nate Than Ever, which The New York Times called “inspired and inspiring,” Five, Six, Seven, Nate! is full of secret admirers, surprise reunions, and twice the drama of middle school. more

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  • Middle-School Cool

    Middle-School Cool

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Maiya Williams
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Delacorte Books for Young Readers (2014, Mar 11th).
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    Kaboom Academy, a new and alternative school for middle-grade kids, is chock-full of innovative methods of instruction and discipline that are soon to be tested on the middle-school students of Horsemouth, New Hampshire. Now, meet the class of Journalism 1A. These group of nine misfits are the staff of The Daily Dynamite, Kaboom Academy's quarterly newspaper. As their school year kicks off with a boom, literally, the students of Journalism 1A are about to discover what really goes on at Kaboom Academy and who's really in charge of this groundbreaking school for boys and girls who've fallen out of love with learning. more

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  • My Amish Boyfriend: A Novel

    My Amish Boyfriend: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Melody Carlson
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    Publisher:   Revell (2014, Feb 4th).
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    Sixteen-year-old Shannon McNamara has exciting plans for the summer, and she can't wait to get to them. Unbeknownst to her, however, her widowed and ailing mother has plans of her own--to relocate them both to the heart of Amish country in Ohio where she has relatives who can look after her. Shannon quickly learns that living a "simple" life is actually a lot of hard work. But when a hot young Amish guy named Ezra enters the picture, she's ready to get an Amish makeover and even consider making it a permanent change. But does Ezra share her attraction? Will Shannon really make the jump into this new way of life? And will it be for the right reasons?Teen favorite Melody Carlson brings fans another sweet story of worlds--and families--colliding, exploring themes important to teen girls through an engaging tale. more

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  • Where's My Teddy?

    Where's My Teddy?

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jez Alborough
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Turtleback (1994, Feb 1st).
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    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When a small boy named Eddie goes searching for his lost teddy in the dark woods, he comes across a gigantic bear with a similar problem. more

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