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Going into 6th Grade Lists 2018

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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world–but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination. Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventi

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The Goldfish Boy

Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson's debut novel is a page-turning mystery with an emotionally-driven, complex character study at its core — like Rear Window meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Matthew Corbin suffers from severe obsessive-compu

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Black Panther The Young Prince

Ronald L. Smith

Black Panther. Ruler of Wakanda. Avenger. This is his destiny. But right now, he's simply T'Challa-the young prince. Life is comfortable for twelve-year-old T'Challa in his home of Wakanda, an isolated, technologically advanced African

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Silo and the Rebel Raiders

Veronica Peyton

Ten-year-old Silo Zyco hasn’t had the easiest start to life. His father was (probably) ‘Aquinus the Accursed’ – wanted for dog-theft, whereabouts unknown. His relatives all perished in a disaster involving a terrible wave and lots of mud. All h

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The First Rule of Punk

Celia C. Pérez

A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching. There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school

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Gabby Garcia's Ultimate Playbook

Iva-Marie Palmer

Dear fans of Dork Diaries and Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life—meet your new favorite kid-next-door hero! Gabby Garcia an overly confident baseball-obsessed sport nut who’s going to win your heart. If life were a baseball game, all-star

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Have Sword, Will Travel

Garth Nix, Sean Williams

It is strange enough that Odo and Eleanor have stumbled upon a sword in a dried-up river outside their village. It is even stranger that Odo is able to remove it from where it's buried. And it's REMARKABLY strange when the sword starts to t

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Elizabeth and Zenobia

Jessica Miller

Abandoned by her mother and neglected by her scientist father, timid Elizabeth Murmur has only her fearless friend, Zenobia, for company. And Zenobia’s company can be very trying! When Elizabeth’s father takes them to live in his family home, Wit

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Darcy Miller

Winner of the 2018 Burr/Worzalla Award * A CCBC (Cooperative Children’s Book Center) Choices 2018 Pick * A Bank Street Best Children's Book of 2017 A hilariously funny and poignant debut novel, perfect for fans of Jerry Spinelli, Kat Yeh, Gary

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This Would Make a Good Story Someday

Dana Alison Levy

Although not thrilled when her summer plans are upended for a surprise cross-country train trip with her family and embarrassed because one of her moms is writing a tell-all book about the trip, twelve-year-old Sara Johnston-Fischer finds herself cha

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The Van Gogh Deception

Deron R. Hicks

Dan Brown meets Jason Bourne in this riveting middle-grade mystery thriller. When a young boy is discovered in Washington DC's National Gallery without any recollection of who he is, so begins a high-stakes race to unravel the greatest mystery o

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Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess

Shari Green

Winner of the 2018 ALA Schneider Family Middle School Books Award. Sixth grade is coming to an end, and so is life as Macy McMillan knows it. Already a "For Sale" sign mars the front lawn of her beloved house. Soon her mother will upend the

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Armstrong and Charlie

Steven B. Frank

Charlie isn t looking forward to sixth grade. If he starts sixth grade, chances are he ll finish it. And when he does, he ll grow older than the brother he recently lost. Armstrong isn t looking forward to sixth grade, either.

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The Pants Project

Cat Clarke

Okay, here goes. My name is Liv (not Olivia). I'm not technically a girl. I'm transgender. Which is a bit like being a Transformer, only not quite as cool because I probably won't get to save the world one day. Liv knows he was always

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The Sand Warrior

Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel

Five imperiled worlds will be rendered extinct unless five ancient and mysterious beacons can be lit in the wake of erupting wars during which three unlikely heroes make surprising discoveries about their homes and themselves.

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The Witch Boy: A Graphic Novel (The Witch Boy Trilogy #1)

Molly Knox Ostertag

From the illustrator of the web comic Strong Female Protagonist comes a debut middle-grade graphic novel about family, identity, courage — and magic. In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow u

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One Trick Pony

Nathan Hale

The aliens have arrived. And they’re hungry for electricity. In the Earth of the future, humans are on the run from an alien force—giant blobs who suck up electrical devices wherever they can find them. Strata and her family are part of a caravan

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The Magician and the Spirits

Deborah Noyes

From the author of "Ten Days a Madwoman" comes a gripping biography of famed illusionist Houdini who, after the death of his mother, embarked on a quest to investigate spiritual phenomena and the possibility of communication with those on t

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MasterChef Junior Cookbook

MasterChef Junior

A collection of favorite recipes from the first five seasons of the popular television competition show features such dishes as glazed lollipop wings, fish tacos with guacamole, pan-seared chicken with shoestring fries, and green tea panna cotta.

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Super Women

Laurie Lawlor

Break through the glass ceiling with six incredible women whose scientific research changed the world. Katherine Coleman Johnson. Eugenie Clark. Marie Tharp. Gertrude Elion. Florence Hawley Ellis. Eleanor Margaret Burbidge. Acclaimed author Laurie La

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Traveling the Blue Road

Lee Bennett Hopkins

Read never-before-published poetry about the magic, beauty, and promise of sea voyages, compiled by award-winning poet Lee Bennett Hopkins. Gorgeous illustrations surround a collection of poetry written for children about the courage, beauty, and pro

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This Book Stinks!

Sarah Wassner Flynn

Get up close and personal with a wonderful world of waste. From composting and recycling, to landfills and dumps, to how creative people are finding new ways to reuse rubbish. It's fun to talk trash when it's jam-packed with infographics, t

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Norse Myths

Kevin Crossley-Holland

"Discover Norse mythology through the enthralling exploits of all-powerful Odin, mighty Thor, and the trickster Loki."–Front jacket flap.

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Don't Read This Book Before Bed

Anna Claybourne

Presents true stories about real-life monsters, doomed domains, and strange disappearances, many attributed to ghosts and other supernatural encounters.

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