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What Momma left me / Renée Watson.
cover imageAfter the death of their mother, thirteen-year-old Serenity Evans and her younger brother go to live with their grandparents, who try to keep them safe from bad influences and help them come to terms with what has happened to their family. Includes recipe for red velvet cake.

Ava and the little folk / written by Neil Christopher and Alan Neal ; illustrated by Jonathan Wright.
cover imageIn the Arctic, orphaned Ava stumbles upon a group of magical dwarves who show him how it feels to have a home of his own.

Sisters of the Neversea / Cynthia Leitich Smith.
cover imageIn this magical, modern twist on Peter Pan, stepsisters Lily and Wendy are spirited away to Neverland by a mysterious boy and must find a way back to the family they love.

A cage without bars / by Anne Dublin.
cover image"A Cage Without Bars begins in 1492, when Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain sign the Edict of Expulsion, giving all Jews three months to leave the country. Joseph Belifonte, a twelve-year-old boy, travels to Lisbon, Portugal with his parents and younger sister, Gracia. However, after eight months, Joseph and Gracia, along with hundreds of other Jewish children, are kidnapped. They are put on a ship and taken to the island of Sao Tomé, off the coast of West Africa. They are forcibly baptized and worked as slaves on the sugar plantation. This historical novel tells their story."-- Provided by publisher.

The Firebird song / by Arnée Flores.
cover imageTied by destiny, Prewitt the Bargeboy and Calliope the Lost Princess set out on their twelfth birthdays, determined to end the reign of the evil Spectress and her marauders by calling the Firebird back to Lyrica.

Da Vinci's cat / a novel by Catherine Gilbert Murdock.
cover imageUsing a mysterious wardrobe that allows them to travel through time, two eleven-year-olds, Federico a boy from the Italian Renaissance and Bee a girl from present-day New Jersey, work together to prevent the bickering between two great artists from changing the future.

That thing about Bollywood / Supriya Kelkar.
cover imageSonali cannot bring herself to share her feelings, but when she wakes up one day and begins to involuntarily burst into Bollywood song and dance routines that showcase her emotions, she realizes she has to find her voice and share her feelings.

Shadows on the mountain / Erin Hunter.
cover image"For generations, the Silverback troop has lived in peaceful seclusion high above the plains, but when a new evil descends on their home, one young gorilla must venture into the unknown to prevent darkness from taking hold of all they hold dear"-- Provided by publisher.

Night owl / by Sarah Mlynowski, Emily Jenkins, and Lauren Myracle.
cover imageTonight is the Big Night sleepover at Dunwiddle Magic School, when all the fifth graders stay overnight at school and participate in the scavenger hunt, except Nory's friend Elliott is attending a concert at rival Sage Academy where he plans to attend after the winter break--but if Nory can convince her fellow upside-down magic friends to take the hunt seriously, cooperate, and win, than maybe she can convince Elliott to stay at Dunwiddle.

No vacancy / Tziporah Cohen.
cover image"Buying and moving into the run-down Jewel Motor Inn in upstate New York wasn't eleven-year-old Miriam Brockman's dream, but at least it's an adventure. Miriam befriends Kate, whose grandmother owns the diner next door, and finds comfort in the company of Maria, the motel's housekeeper, and her Uncle Mordy, who comes to help out for the summer."-- Provided by publisher

Too bright to see / Kyle Lukoff.
cover imageIn the summer before middle school, eleven-year-old Bug must contend with best friend Moira suddenly caring about clothes, makeup, and boys; a ghost haunting; and the truth about Bug's gender identity.

Sugar and spite / Gail D. Villanueva.
cover image"Jolina can't take Claudine's bullying any longer! The taunts and teasing are too much. Though Jolina knows she's still in-training to use her grandfather's arbularyo magic, she sneaks into his potions lab to get her revenge. Jolina brews a batch of gayuma, a powerful love potion. And it works. The love potion conquers Claudine's hateful nature. In fact, Claudine doesn't just stop bullying Jolina -- now she wants to be Jolina's BFF, and does everything and anything Jolina asks. But magic comes with a cost, and bad intentions beget bad returns. Controlling another person's ability to love -- or hate -- will certainly have consequences. The magic demands payment, and it is about to come for Jolina in the form of a powerful storm..."--Amazon.com

Aven Green, sleuthing machine / Dusti Bowling ; illustrated by Gina Perry.
cover image"Third-grader Aven Green has been solving mysteries for a whole month, cracking such cases as The Mystery of the Cranky Mom. But can this perceptive detective solve two cases at the same time? First her teacher's lunch bag disappears. Then Aven's great-grandma's dog goes missing. Fortunately, since Aven was born without arms, all the "arm" cells went to her super-powered brain instead. (That's her theory.)"-- Publisher's description.

Billy Miller makes a wish / by Kevin Henkes.
cover image"On his eighth birthday, Billy Miller wishes for something exciting to happen. None of his wishes are answered the way he expects, but he does have lots of surprises--and the final one is possibly the best one ever"-- Provided by publisher.

Student ambassador. The missing dragon / written by Ryan Estrada ; art by Axur Eneas ; lettering by Chas! Pangburn ; additional colors by Amanda Lafrenais.
cover image"A student ambassador is sent on a high-stakes diplomatic mission to a far away land, where he and a newly crowned boy king are thrust into a globe-trotting action-adventure mystery"-- Provided by publisher.

Shirley & Jamila save their summer / by Gillian Goerz.
cover image"When ten-year-olds Shirley and Jamila meet, Jamila is simply hoping for a friend in her new neighborhood but Shirley is a detective and together they seek a missing gecko." -- (Source of summary not specified)

The Inkberg enigma / Jonathan King.
cover imageMiro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of a mysterious castle. Miro lives in the world of books; Zia is never without her camera. The they meet, they stumble upon a secret. With Zia determined to discover more, a reluctant Miro is pulled into a real-life adventure.

Merci Suárez can't dance / Meg Medina.
cover imageMerci embarks on a seventh grade year shaped by high teacher expectations, a crush on a school-store co-worker, and a bossy classmate's plan for the annual Heart Ball.

Force of fire / Sayantani DasGupta ; illustrations by Vivienne To.
cover imageA descendent from a long line of demons who build interspecies relationships to fight tyranny works competitively to control her dangerous fire-breathing skills, before a Serpentine Governor's charming son enlists her help to defeat a growing rebellion.

Rivals / Tommy Greenwald.
cover imageIn basketball-crazed Walthorne, rival middle school stars Austin Chambers and Carter Haswell are both feeling the pressure when school sports reporter Alfie Jenks reveals scandals that jeopardize the whole season. Told through flashbacks, newspaper reports, social media posts, and interviews.

Ophie's ghosts / Justina Ireland.
cover imageDiscovering her ability to see ghosts when a cruel act ends her father's life and forces her to move in with relatives in 1920s Pittsburgh, young Ophelia forges a helpful bond with a spirit whose own life ended suddenly and unjustly.

Donuts and danger / John Gallagher.
cover image"When Max and Mindy's evil look-alikes try to take over the world's donut supply, the real and Max and Mindy work together to save the day and the donuts"-- Provided by publisher.

Ways to grow love / by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Nina Mata.
cover imageIn the summer before fifth grade, Ryan Hart continues to grow through changes and challenges, such as waiting for a new baby sister to be born, a summer camp trip, and more.-- Provided by Publisher.

Maybe maybe Marisol Rainey / Erin Entrada Kelly.
cover image"Marisol, who has a big imagination and likes to name inanimate objects, has a tree in her backyard named Peppina...but she's way too scared to climb it. Will Marisol find the courage to climb Peppina? Maybe"-- Provided by publisher.

Long lost / Jacqueline West.
cover imageFeeling lonely and out of place after her family moves to a new town, eleven-year-old Fiona Crane ventures to the local library, where she finds a gripping mystery novel about a small town, family secrets, and a tragic disappearance.

Pages & Co : the bookwanderers / by Anna James; illustrated by Paola Escobar.
cover image"Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly Pages has found comfort in the stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents;'bookshop. But when her favorite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, start showing up at the shop,Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their books, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses. Tilly's new ability leads her to fun and exciting adventures, but danger may be lurking on the very next page. When new secrets are uncovered, it's up to Tilly to solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago. From debut author Anna James comes a charming and exciting adventure about a bookish young heroine, a mysterious librarian, and a magical bookshop that will delight book lovers everywhere." -- Back cover.

Trouble in the stars / Sarah Prineas.
cover imageA chase across the galaxy ensues when a troublesome little shape-shifter runs from the law, with safety, freedom, and home at stake.

The used-to-be best friend / Dawn Quigley ; illustrated by Tara Audibert.
cover image"Jo Jo Makoons Azure is a spirited seven-year-old who moves through the world a little differently than anyone else on her Ojibwe reservation. It always seems like her mom, her kokum (grandma), and her teacher have a lot to learn--about how good Jo Jo is at cleaning up, what makes a good rhyme, and what it means to be friendly. Even though Jo Jo loves her #1 best friend Mimi (who is a cat), she's worried that she needs to figure out how to make more friends. Because Fern, her best friend at school, may not want to be friends anymore"-- Provided by publisher

Aru Shah and the city of gold / Roshani Chokshi.
cover image"Aru Shah and her sisters--including one who also claims to be the Sleeper's daughter--must find their mentors Hanuman and Urvashi in Lanka, the city of gold, before war breaks out between the devas and asuras"-- Provided by publisher.

The messengers / by Margaret Peterson Haddix ; art by Anne Lambelet
cover imageTold from separate viewpoints, as evil forces from the parallel world invade their home, the Greystones, their doubles, and friends must return to the alternate dimension to save both worlds.

Best nerds forever / James Patterson & Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Charles Santoso.
cover imageRendered a ghost by a bicycle accident, young Finn McAllister teams up with fellow spirit Isabella Rojas to commit invisible pranks on the living, before discovering that they cannot move on to the afterlife.

My year in the middle / Lila Quintero Weaver.
cover imageIt is 1970 in Red Grove, Alabama, and at Lu Olivera's school the white kids and black kids sit on different sides of the classroom. Six-grader Lu just wants to get along with everyone, but growing racial tensions will not let Lu stay neutral about the racial divide in school. Her old friends have been changing lately--acting boy crazy and making snide remarks about Lu's newfound talent for running track. Lu's secret hope for a new friend is fellow runner Belinda Gresham, but blacks and whites don't mix. Will Lu find the gumption to stand up for what's right? And find friends who will stand with her?

A game of fox & squirrels / Jenn Reese ; with illustrations by Jessica Roux.
cover imageAfter an incident shatters their family, eleven-year-old Samantha Littlefield and her older sister, Caitlin, are sent to live in rural Oregon with an aunt they've never met. Sam wants nothing more than to go back to the way thing were ... before she spoke up. When Aunt Vicky gives Sam a mysterious card game called A Game of Fox & Squirrels, Sam falls in love with the animal characters, especially the charming trickster fox, Ashander. Then one day Ashander shows up in Sam's Room and offers her an adventure and a promise: Find the Golden Acorn, and Sam can have anything she desires. But the fox is hiding rules that Sam isn't prepared for, and her new home feels more welcoming than she'd ever expected. As Sam is swept up in the dangerous quest, the line between magic and reality grows thin. If she makes the wrong move, she'll lose far more than just a game.

Last gate of the Emperor / Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen.
cover imageEnduring an isolated existence in hardscrabble Addis Prime, a star underground augmented reality gamer finds his small family targeted by city-razing monsters waging a galaxy-spanning war.

Knight of the cape / by Terry Catasús Jennings ; illustrated by Fátima Anaya.
cover imageAll Dominguita wants to do is read. Especially the books in Spanish that Abuela gave to her just before she moved away. They were classics that Abuela and Dominguita read together, classics her abuela brought with her all the way from Cuba when she was a young girl. It helps Dominguita feel like Abuela's still there with her. One of her favorites, Don Quixote, tells of a brave knight errant who tries to do good deeds. Dominguita decides that she, too, will become a knight and do good deeds around her community, creating a grand adventure for her to share with her abuela. And when the class bully tells Dominguita that girls can't be knights, Dom is determined to prove him wrong. With a team of new friends, can Dominguita learn how to be the hero of her own story? -- Provided by publisher.

The Harlem charade / Natasha Tarpley.
cover imageSeventh-graders Jin, Alexandra, and Elvin come from very different backgrounds and circumstances, but they all live in Harlem, and when Elvin's grandfather is attacked they band together to find out who is responsible--and the search leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune, and into conflict with an ambitious politician who wants to turn Harlem into an historic amusement park.

Ivy + Bean get to work! / written by Annie Barrows + illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
cover imageAfter meeting Herman the Treasure Hunter during a career fair at Emerson School, every second-grader is looking for treasure and finding it--except for Ivy and Bean.

The Humming Room / Ellen Potter.
cover imageTwelve-year-old orphan Roo Fanshaw is sent to live with an uncle she never knew in a largely uninhabited mansion on Cough Rock Island and discovers a wild river boy, an invalid cousin, and the mysteries of a hidden garden.

Cece Rios and the desert of souls / Kaela Rivera.
cover imagePrivately questioning her remote community's superstitions about dangerous powerful spirits in their Devil's Alley home, Cecelia Rios experiments with the forbidden art of brujería to rescue her kidnapped sister.

We belong / Cookie Hiponia Everman ; illustrations by Abigail Dela Cruz.
cover imageThrough a bedtime story to her daughters, a woman weaves together her immigration story and Filipino mythology. Includes glossary, songs, and author's note.

Legend of the dragon slayer / written by Brandon Mull ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman.
cover imageAt the height of the Age of Dragons, it seems dragons will gain dominion over all the magical races, until Konrad, the cobbler's son, chooses to risk his life.

The thief of worlds / Bruce Coville.
cover imageTo save heavily pollulted Earth and his ailing mother, eleven-year-old Hurricane must travel to magical worlds, aboard a giant, winged tiger, to rescue the wind and other elements.-- Provided by Publisher.

Finding Junie Kim / Ellen Oh.
cover imageA tale based on true events follows the coming-of-age of a girl who is motivated by an act of racism at school to learn about her ancestral heritage and her grandparents' experiences as lost children during the Korean War.

The stolen prince of Cloudburst / by Jaclyn Moriarty.
cover imageEsther, an ordinary middle child, returns to school after a quiet summer to discover that her friends haven't returned and the mountains surrounding the school, usually alive with Faeries, have become dark and threatening with Shadow Mages, and it's up to Esther to do something extraordinary.

All you knead is love / Tanya Guerrero.
cover imageBanished from her abusive home for a summer with her estranged grandmother in Barcelona, twelve-year-old Alba feels hope and love while exploring a newly discovered passion for bread baking.

The house that wasn't there / Elana K. Arnold.
cover imageAlder has always lived in his cozy little house in Southern California. An old, reliable, comforting walnut tree has stood between his house and the one next door. When a new family--with a particularly annoying girl his age named Oak--moves into the neighboring house, they cut the tree down. As Oak and Alder start school together, they can't imagine ever becoming friends. But they soon discover a series of mysterious, possibly magical, connections between the two of them.

Soul lanterns / Shaw Kuzki ; translated from the Japanese by Emily Balistrieri.
cover imageTwelve-year-old Nozomi's understanding of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 is transformed when she learns how those she knows and loves were affected by the event. Includes author's notes.

Hilo. Book 7, Gina, the girl who broke the world / by Judd Winick ; color by Maarta Laiho.
cover image"With the help of her friends DJ and Hilo, Gina protects magical beings who've just appeared on Earth from the creatures who are after them"-- Provided by publisher

Middle school misadventures / Jason Platt.
cover image"In order to avoid extra work, middle schooler Newell agrees to participate in a school-wide talent show--without a talent"-- Provided by publisher.

Kerry and the knight of the forest / Andi Watson.
cover image"Kerry gets lost on his way home and has to navigate through a fantastical forest to find his way out, only most of the creatures in the forest are not there to help him."-- Provided by publisher.

How to test a friendship / by Theanne Griffith ; illustrated by Reggie Brown
cover imageWhen Pablo, Violet, and Deepak discover a magical makerspace, they can't wait to check it out! The Maker Maze has cool science games and puzzles behind every door. When they enter the portal, they will find: a wacky scientist who will be their guide, giant puzzles to test their skills, holograms of animals, plants, and more and a friendship challenge?

Riding sound waves / by Theanne Griffith ; illustrated by Reggie Brown
cover imageLearning about the senses becomes an adventure when Violet, Pablo and their classmate Henry are transported to the Maker Maze! In the magical makerspace, they will find: a mystery that will test their sense of touch, a giant model of an eardrum, eye patches that aren't just for pirates, and a new discovery about the maze?

War and Millie McGonigle / Karen Cushman.
cover image"Millie McGonigle lives in sunny California, where her days are filled with beach and surf. It should be perfect--but times are tough. Hitler is attacking Europe and it looks like the United States may be going to war. Food is rationed and money is tight. And Millie's sickly little sister gets all the attention and couldn't be more of a pain if she tried. It's a time of sunshine, siblings, and stress. Will Millie be able to find her way in her family, and keep her balance as the the world around her loses its own?"-- Provided by publisher.

Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 / the eleventh epic novel by Dav Pilkey.
cover imageThe monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.

The place of no stars / Erin Hunter.
cover image"The imposter walking in Bramblestar's pawsteps retreats to the Dark Forest, where the other Clans must follow if they hope to restore their connection with their ancestors in StarClan"-- Provided by publisher.

The deepest breath / Meg Grehan.
cover imageAn accessible and beautifully written middle grade novel-in-verse by award-winning Irish author Meg Grehan about Stevie, a young girl reckoning with anxiety about the many things she has yet to understand --including her feelings about her friend Chloe. Perfect for fans of Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World, Star Crossed, and George.

The dragon in the library / Louie Stowell ; illustrated by Davide Ortu.
cover imageReluctant reader Kit discovers her wizarding powers and the magic she can wield through books to help save the local library, and its resident dragon, from a power-hungry tycoon.

The accidental apprentice / Amanda Foody.
cover imageEleven-year-old Barclay Thorne yearns for the quiet life of a mushroom farmer, but after unwittingly bonding with a beast in the forbidden Woods, he must seek Lore Keepers to break the bond and return home.

Sonic the Hedgehog. Volume 8, Out of the blue / story, Ian Flynn ; art, Priscilla Tramontano and Adam Bryce Thomas ; colors, Heather Breckel and Matt Herms.
cover imageFirst, "Untold Tales of the Metal Virus!" As Dr. Eggman's technological plague sweeps the world, some of Sonic's greatest allies and most sinister foes must face the threat alone! Witness wrenching tragedies and surprising acts of bravery in six stories from the darkest days of the virus.

Rowley Jefferson's awesome friendly spooky stories / by Jeff Kinney.
cover image"Grab a flashlight, crawl under the covers, and dive into the twisted, unexpectedly hilarious world of Rowley Jefferson's imagination. You'll meet zombies, vampires, ghosts, and much more in these comically terrifying tales. Rowley's spooky stories might leave you laughing, but beware--you could end up sleeping with the lights on!"-- Provided by publisher.

A warrior's choice : includes Daisy's kin, Spotfur's rebellion, Blackfoot's reckoning / Erin Hunter.
cover imageThree untold stories about three cats of the warrior Clans include a ShadowClan leader's path to redemption, a ThunderClan cat forced to choose between her past and future, and a young warrior's choice to defy her leader for the good of all five Clans.

The mysterious disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) / David Levithan.
cover image"Aidan disappeared for six days. Six agonizing days of searches and police and questions and constant vigils. Then, just as suddenly as he vanished, Aidan reappears. Where has he been? The story he tells is simply. . . impossible. But it's the story Aidan is sticking to. His brother, Lucas, wants to believe him. But Lucas is aware of what other people, including their parents, are saying: that Aidan is making it all up to disguise the fact that he ran away. When the kids in school hear Aidan's story, they taunt him. But still Aidan clings to his story. And as he becomes more of an outcast, Lucas becomes more and more concerned. Being on Aidan's side would mean believing in the impossible. But how can you believe in the impossible when everything and everybody is telling you not to?"--Amazon.

Roo the rabbit / by Debbi Michiko Florence ; illustrated by Melanie Demmer.
cover image"A new foster pet, someBUNNY special, has arrived at the Takano house, and eight-year-old Kaita is over the moon! But Roo isn't lick-your-face friendly like the dogs Kaita's used to fostering, and she soon wonders if she'll ever be able to break the ice and find the skittish mini lop a forever home"-- Provided by publisher.

Turtle boy / M. Evan Wolkenstein.
cover imageSeventh grade is not going well for Will Levine. Kids at school bully him because of his funny-looking chin. His science teacher finds out about the turtles he spent his summer collecting from the marsh behind school and orders him to release them back into the wild. And for his Bar Mitzvah community service project, he has to go to the hospital to visit RJ, an older boy struggling with an incurable disease. Unfortunately, Will hates hospitals. At first, the boys don't get along, but then RJ shares his bucket list with Will. Among the things he wants to do: ride a roller coaster, go to a concert and a school dance, swim in the ocean. To Will, happiness is hanging out in his room, alone, preferably with his turtles. But as RJ's disease worsens, Will realizes he needs to tackle the bucket list on his new friend's behalf before it's too late. It seems like an impossible mission, way outside Will's comfort zone. But as he completes each task with RJ's guidance, Will learns that life is too short to live in a shell.

A place at the table / Saadia Faruqi & Laura Shovan.
cover imageSixth-graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a Jewish girl, connect in an after school cooking club and bond over food and their mothers' struggles to become United States citizens.

Scaredy Cat / James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by John Herzog.
cover imageConfronted by a bullying cat ghost when they move in with their new human family, two former shelter cats are blamed for all kinds of mischief before endeavoring to uncover the ghost's story.

Brain trouble / by Theanne Griffith ; illustrated by Reggie Brown
cover imageWhen Violet and Pablo visit a science fair all about the brain at their school, they're transported to the Maker Maze for a new adventure! In the magical makerspace, they will find: a giant human brain, a challenge with holograms of themselves, sapecial goggles that trick their brains and a test of their teamwork?

The one thing you'd save / by Linda Sue Park ; illustrated by Robert Sae-Heng.
cover imageIf your house were on fire, what one thing would you save? Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park explores different answers to this provocative question in linked poems that capture the diverse voices of a middle school class. Illustrated with black-and-white art.

The last resort oasis / Geronimo Stilton ; illustrations by Danilo Loizedda, Carolina Livio, Daria Cerchi, and Valeria Cairoli ; translated by Anna Pizzelli.
cover image"Geronimo takes a vacation to the Camel Oasis!"-- Provided by publisher

Dog man. Mothering heights / written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibaldi.
cover image"Dog Man and Petey face their biggest challenges yet in the tenth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey. Dog Man is down on his luck, Petey confronts his not so purr-fect past, and Grampa is up to no good. The world is spinning out of control as new villains spill into town. Everything seems dark and full of despair. But hope is not lost. Can the incredible power of love save the day?" -- Amazon.com.

The only / Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Max Kostenko.
cover imageA trilogy conclusion finds Byx and her friends discovering that the same extinction facing the Dairnes is threatening all living species, prompting the team to recruit creatures throughout the world into their revolution.

Girl haven / written by Lilah Sturges ; illustrated by Meaghan Carter ; lettered by Joamette Gil.
cover image"Three years ago, Ash's mom left home and never returned, leaving behind a husband and child and a shed full of mystical curiosities related to the all-girl fantasy world she'd created as a child -- Koretris. One day Ash invites a new group of friends from Pride Club over, and they try one of the spells to enter Koretris. To their amazement, they're all transported to a magical realm filled with human-sized talking animals who are fiercely protective of their world and are ready to fight to protect it. But if Koretris is real, why is Ash there? Everyone has always called Ash a boy -- shouldn't the spell have kept Ash out? And what does it mean if it let Ash in?" -- Amazon.com

Extraordinary Warren, a super chicken / by Sarah Dillard.
cover image"A ordinary chicken discovers what makes him super--inside and out"-- Provided by publisher.

Mr. Corbett is in orbit! / [written by] Dan Gutman ; pictures by Jim Paillot.
cover imageIn this first book, A.J. and his friends at Ella Mentry School are headed on a field trip to NASA headquarters. But their tour guide, Mr. Corbett, is a total space cadet! And what happens when A.J. accidentally launches the whole class into outer space?! Full of visual gags, space aliens, and hilarious full-color illustrations, this is the weirdest graphic novel in the history of the world!

Once upon a space-time! / Jeffrey Brown.
cover image"Jide and Petra are just two normal kids until they are selected to leave Earth and join their new alien classmates on an intergalactic research mission to Mars. Too bad Jide has no idea how she ended up in the program, seeing as the closest she wants to get to space is being a sci-fi writer. Petra, on the other hand, is the brains of the mission, but his helicopter parents make it clear he hasn't left their gravitational pull behind quite yet."--Provided by publisher.

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