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Super Max and the Mystery of Thornwood's Revenge

Twelve-year-old Max is determined to investigate the connection between a hacker's online attacks of her grandfather and other town officials and suspicious activity at the supposedly haunted Thornwood Manor, even though her grandfather, who is Blue Creek's police chief, wants to keep Max and her souped-up wheelchair out of police business.

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The Incredible Magic of Being

Nine-year-old Julian almost died when he was born and he believes that he has a special connection to the universe because of that, and he wants to make his two moms and his sister (who turned into a black hole of discontentment when she turned fourteen) happy because he is convinced that soon he will die and travel to the dog star--but now they have moved to Maine and he resolves to also use his "uni-sense" ability to help Mr. X, their neighbor, who is in desperate need of healing.

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Lone Stars

When Coach Coop, a former star player for the Dallas Cowboys, starts exhibiting side effects from the many concussions he suffered while playing professionally, twelve-year-old wide receiver Clay Hollis becomes determined to help him get through the football season until Thanksgiving, when Coach plans to attend a ceremony honoring him and his former Super Bowl-winning teammates.

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Ban This Book

When her favorite book in the school library is challenged by a well-meaning parent, Amy Anne and her friends start a secret banned books locker library, using ridiculous reasons to ban every book in the library to make a point.

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The Case of the Missing Action Figure & Other Mysteries

Marty Frye is not your ordinary sleuth... he's a poet detective! (He makes up rhymes as he solves the crimes.) When his friend Emma's diary goes missing, Marty's on the case. When Mr. Lipsky's action figures are nowhere to be found, Marty tracks them down. Will there ever be a case too difficult for Marty to solve? Or a word too impossible to rhyme?

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White Water!: True Stories of Extreme Adventures!

National Geographic Kids Chapters presents these exciting true stories of brave explorers working to make the world a better place. From the wild Okavango River in southwest Africa to the Chitina headwaters in Alaska, these three teams face everything from hippo attacks to massive waterfalls!

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Gnome-A-Geddon

When Buck's little sister vanishes into a bottomless Dumpster, Buck and his best friend Lizzie embark on a rescue mission and discover that the world of gnomes and trolls might really exist! As a superfan of the book series The Triumphant Gnome Syndicate, Buck believes himself to be an expert on all things gnome-related, but he realizes that things are not what they seem.

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Coding Games in Scratch

If you like playing computer games, why not create your own? This book has all you need to build thrilling racing challenges, crazy platform games, and fiendish puzzles!

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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Body-Pedia

This amazing inside-out tour of the human body is more than just a book -- it's a journey through the organs that work hard for you every day and a guidebook to understanding everything that makes you unique!

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The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species

Scientist Kristofer Helgen had studied the olingo, a relative of the raccoon, for years. As he examined olingo pelts and skulls in museums, he made an amazing discovery: some of them weren't olingos at all! He had discovered a completely new species!

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