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  • The Basics of the Human Body

    The Basics of the Human Body

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anne Wanjie (Editor)
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    Publisher:   Rosen Pub Group (2013, Jul 15th).
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  • #1 Can You Say Catastrophe?

    #1 Can You Say Catastrophe?

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Laurie B. Friedman
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Lerner Publishing Group (2013, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   192

    April Sinclair just wants what any normal thirteen-year-old would want: to disown her parents and obnoxious little sisters; to escape to summer camp ASAP with her two best friends, Billy and Brynn; and to make a good impression on Matt Parker, the hot new boy next door.Unfortunately, Matt witnesses April s utter humiliation at her birthday party. Then Billy kisses her. Just as April is trying to figure things out, her parents cancel her camp plans in lieu of a family RV trip. A summer of babysitting her sisters and re-bonding with her family isn t how she imagined life as a teenager. And it certainly won t help her straighten out her feelings about Billy or Matt. Is there any silver lining to a road trip in The Clunker with her family of misfits? . more

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  • Will & Whit

    Will & Whit

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Laura Lee Gulledge
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Amulet Books (2013, May 7th).
    Pages:   192

      Wilhelmina “Will” Huxstep is a creative soul struggling to come to terms with a family tragedy. She crafts whimsical lamps, in part to deal with her fear of the dark. As she wraps up another summer in her mountain town, she longs for unplugged adventures with her fellow creative friends, Autumn, Noel, and Reese. Little does she know that she will get her wish in the form of an arts carnival and a blackout, courtesy of a hurricane named Whitney, which forces Will to face her fear of darkness. Laura Lee Gulledge’s signature visual metaphors will be on full display in this all-new graphic novel, a moving look at shedding light on the dark corners of life. Praise for Will & Whit STARRED REVIEW "This sophomore offering shines as bright as the lamps Will surrounds herself with. more

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  • TMI

    TMI

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Patty Blount
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    Publisher:   Sourcebooks Fire (2013, Aug 6th).
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    Best friends don't lie. Best friends don't ditch you for a guy. Best friends don't post your deepest darkest secret online. Bailey's falling head-over-heels for Ryder West, a mysterious gamer she met online. A guy she's never met in person. Her best friend, Meg, doesn't trust smooth-talking Ryder. He's just a picture-less profile. When Bailey starts blowing Meg off to spend more virtual quality time with her new crush, Meg decides it's time to prove Ryder's a phony. But one stupid little secret posted online turns into a friendship-destroying feud to answer the question: Who is Ryder West? Praise for Send: "Blount's debut novel combines an authentic voice with compelling moral dilemmas."—VOYA "A dark, captivating, and powerful story!"—Crazy Bookworm . more

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  • A Book of Babies

    A Book of Babies

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Il Sung Na
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    Publisher:   Knopf Books for Young Readers (2014, Jan 7th).
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    When the flowers begin to bloom and the world starts turning green, animals everywhere are born . . .including the noisy ducklings! From the creator of A Book of Sleep and Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit comes a beautiful book of baby animals. Travel with the curious duck and visit babies around the world on their very first day of life. more

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  • Echo in Time

    Echo in Time

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   C. J. Hill
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    Publisher:   Katherine Tegen Books (2013, Dec 23rd).
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    Echo in Time delivers on "the possibility of an equally thrilling sequel" (Kirkus Reviews) to Erasing Time.After being pulled 400 years into the future, twins Taylor and Sheridan have found some refuge from the government of Traventon, which used the dangerous Time Strainer to yank the girls from the past. Yet the threat of the dangerous technology still looms. Taylor and an ally, Joseph, are selected to go on a mission to destroy the time machine and weapon. But their actions before they do may have major consequences for the future and the past.Action-packed and romantic, this futuristic sequel to Erasing Time is perfect for fans of dystopian and sci-fi novels such as The Maze Runner by James Dashner, Across the Universe by Beth Revis, and Matched by Ally Condie. more

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  • Burn

    Burn

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Julianna Baggott
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Grand Central Publishing (2014, Feb 4th).
    Pages:   432

    The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with Pure, recommended by People for those who loved The Hunger Games With his father now dead, Partridge has assumed leadership of the Dome, one of the last few refuges from the ravaged wastelands of the outside world. At first, Partridge is intent on exposing his father's lies, taking down the rigid order of the Dome, and uniting its citizens with the disfigured Wretches on the outside. But from his new position of power, things are far more complex and potentially dangerous than he could have ever imagined. On the outside, a band of survivors faces a treacherous journey to Dome. Pressia carries with her the key to salvation. If she can get it to the Dome, the Wretches could one day be healed and everyone might be able to put the horrors of the past behind them. more

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  • Wait! Wait!

    Wait! Wait!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hatsue Nakawaki
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Enchanted Lion Books (2013, Jul 9th).
    Pages:   24

    Wait! Wait! is an ideal book for young children that gently follows their rhythms and preoccupations. With a text of few words, frequent repetitions, and delicate illustrations with which children will quickly identify, the book follows a young child's discovery of other creatures. This discovery comes with the recognition that while other creatures can suddenly appear they can also go away and disappear just as quickly. But the delightful appearance of a dad and his playful swoop of his toddler up onto his shoulders will remind little ones that the people who love them will always be there and will never, ever not come back.Hatsue Nakawaki is a prolific author of children's books.Komako Sakai was born in Hyogo, Japan, in 1966. After graduating from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Sakai worked at a kimono textile design company. more

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  • The Environment

    The Environment

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gale (Editor)
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Greenhaven Press (2014, Jun 20th).
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    For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. more

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  • The Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)

    The Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Michael Scott
    Format:   Kindle Edition
    Publisher:   Delacorte Books for Young Readers (2009, May 26th).
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