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The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

the lost oracle

After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor

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The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island by Dana Allison Levy

family fletcher takes rock island

Summertime brings the Fletcher Family back to Rock Island where the good times never end, but this summer the boys' favorite lighthouse is all boarded up and with the help from their new neighbors, the Garcia girls, the boys are determined to find out what is really happening with their lighthouse and saving it, no matter what the cost.

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Stick Cat: a tale of two kitties by Tom Watson

stick cat

Stick Cat and his best friend Edith must rescue a man in the building next door.

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Momotaro: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters by Margaret Dilloway

momotaro

Twelve-year-old Xander discovers and learns to use the fantastic powers that are his birthright in order to save his father. Based on Japanese mythology.

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Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

wolf hollow

Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran

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Unidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung

unidentified suburban object

Chloe Cho is a Korean American seventh-grader who would like to get in touch with many of the aspects of her heritage, but her parents are unwilling to talk about it--then when a class assignment forces Chloe to confront them directly, they finally tell her the truth about her family, which may just be too much for one girl to handle.

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The Return by Varian Johnson

the return

Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan race to stop an ancient enemy with the power to strip spirit animals from their partners, while one young hero faces the loss of a spirit companion.

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Criminal Destiny by Gordon Korman

criminal destiny

A group of kids discovers they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment, and they must find a way to prove it to the rest of the world

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Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks

save me a seat

Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems--but when their lives intersect in the first week of fifth grade they are brought together by a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and the need to take control of their lives.

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The Apple Tart of Hope by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

apple tart of hope

Oscar Dunleavy, a teenager who used to make incredible apple tarts, has gone missing and everyone thinks he is dead, but Oscar's best friend Meg and his little brother Stevie, form a band as they try to figure out what happened to him.

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Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat by Gary Paulsen

6 kids and a stuffed cat

Six misfits get stuck together in a middle school restroom and discover friendship. Includes playscript of the story.

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The Firefly Code by Megan Frazer Blakemore

firefly code

Mori and her friends live a normal life on Firefly Lane in Old Harmonie, a utopian community where every kid knows he or she is genetically engineered to be better and smarter, but when a strangely perfect new girl named Ilana moves in, the friends begin to question the only world they have ever known.

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