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Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom (Wayside School, #4)

For the first time in twenty five years, Wayside School is back in session in this brand new, fourth installment in the perennially beloved and bestselling series by Newbery Medal winning author Louis Sachar Welcome back to Wayside School Your favorite students and teachers are all here That

Coo

Ten years ago, an impossible thing happened a flock of pigeons picked up a human baby who had been abandoned in an empty lot and carried her, bundled in blankets, to their roof Coo has lived her entire life on the rooftop with the pigeons who saved her It s the only home she s ever known But

The Only Black Girls in Town

Award winning YA author Brandy Colbert s debut middle grade novel about the only two black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past Beach loving surfer Alberta has been the only black girl in town for years Alberta s best friend, Laramie, is

Efrén Divided

While his father works two jobs, seventh grader Efr n Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico Includes glossary of Spanish words.

What Stars Are Made of

Twelve year old Libby Monroe is great at science, being optimistic, and talking to her famous, accomplished friends okay, maybe that last one is only in her head Shes not great at playing piano, sitting still, or figuring out how to say the right thing at the right time in real life Libby was

Mañanaland

Maximiliano C rdoba loves stories, especially the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers, who are true of heart, on a journey into tomorrow.If Max could see tomorrow, he would know if he d make Santa Maria s celebrated f tbol team, and whether he d ever meet

When You Know What I Know

This is an alternate cover edition of this book A sensitive, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful novel in verse about one girl s journey in the aftermath of abuse One day after school, on the couch in the basement, Tori s uncle did something bad Afterward, Tori tells her mom Even though telling

Prairie Lotus

Prairie Lotus is a book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father s shop, and making at least one friend Hanna, a half Asian girl in a small town in America s heartland, lives in 1880 Hanna s adjustment to her new

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor

April didnt mean to start the fire She wasnt even the one who broke the vase She had absolutely no intention of becoming the only person who knows that Gabriel Winterborne, the missing and presumed dead billionaire, is neither missing nor dead and is actually living in the basement

Black Brother, Black Brother

From award winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming of age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition Donte wishes he

Spindle and Dagger

This rich literary novel follows Elen, who must live a precarious lie in order to survive among the medieval Welsh warband that killed her family Wales, 1109 Three years ago, a warband raided Elens home Her baby sister could not escape the flames Her older sister fought back and almost killed

The Blackbird Girls

On a spring morning, neighbors Valentina Kaplan and Oksana Savchenko wake up to an angry red sky A reactor at the nuclear power plant where their fathers work Chernobyl has exploded Before they know it, the two girls, who ve always been enemies, find themselves on a train bound for Leningrad to

A Wish in the Dark

A boy on the run A girl determined to find him A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice All light in Chattana is created by one man the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the