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The Benefits of Being an Octopus Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510737488
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Published: Sky Pony - September 4th, 2018

NPR Best Book of 2018, Bank Street List for Best Children's Books of 2019, Named to the Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher List, Maine's Student Book Award List, Louisiana Young Reader's Choice Award List, Rhode Island Middle School Book Award 2020 List, 2020 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Nominee, 2021 South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee, 2020-2021 Tru


Boy Bites Bug Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419734816
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - June 11th, 2019

Will didn’t plan to eat a stinkbug. But when his friend Darryl called new kid Eloy Herrera a racial slur, Will did it as a diversion. Now Will is Bug Boy, and everyone is cracking up inventing insect meals for him, like French flies and maggot-aroni and fleas. Turns out eating bugs for food is a real thing called entomophagy.


City of Ghosts Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338111026
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 3rd, 2019

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Schwab comes a sweeping, spooky, evocative adventure, perfect for fans of Stranger Things.


Game Changer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419731433
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Published: Amulet Books - September 11th, 2018

An Amazon Best Book of the Month

Thirteen-year-old Teddy Youngblood is in a coma fighting for his life after an unspecified football injury at training camp. His family and friends flock to his bedside to support his recovery—and to discuss the events leading up to the tragic accident.


Love Like Sky Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368019392
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

"Brims with charm and compassion."
--Vashti Harrison, New York Times best-selling author of Little Leaders


Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101997284
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Published: Puffin Books - July 9th, 2019

One boy's search for his father leads him to Puerto Rico in this moving middle-grade novel, for fans of Ghost and See You in the Cosmos.

Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you're only in the eighth grade, you're both a threat and a target.


The Night Diary Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735228528
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Published: Puffin Books - April 23rd, 2019

A 2019 NEWBERY HONOR BOOK

"A gripping, nuanced story of the human cost of conflict appropriate for both children and adults."


The Serpent's Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338185713
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 29th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author comes a world packed with action and adventure, perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Soman Chainani.

MEET KIRANMALA:

INTERDIMENSIONAL DEMON SLAYER

(Only she doesn't know it yet.)


Small Spaces Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525515043
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Published: Puffin Books - July 9th, 2019

New York Times bestselling adult author of The Bear and the Nightingale makes her middle grade debut with a creepy, spellbinding ghost story destined to become a classic. Now in paperback.


So Done Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062691798
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Published: Greenwillow Books - July 23rd, 2019

When best friends Tai and Mila are reunited after a summer apart, their friendship threatens to combust from the pressure of secrets, middle school, and the looming dance auditions for a new talented-and-gifted program.


The Storm Runner Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368023603
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 20th, 2019

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents J.C. Cervantes' take on Maya mythology featuring a boy who has to stop the god of death.


Tight Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524740573
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Published: Puffin Books - August 27th, 2019

* "Maldonado excels at depicting realistic and authentic interactions between middle school boys."--School Library Journal (starred review)

A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2018!