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Friends Forever

by Shannon Hale J GRAPH HALE, S. I feel like Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham followed me in 8th grade because I identified so much with this story. Being in middle school and trying to figure out who you are is a very confusing and emotional time. Having friends, fighting with your friends, being obsessed…

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Cranky Chicken

by Katherine Battersby J GRAPH BATTERSBY, K. Cranky Chicken is always cranky. When Cranky Chicken saves Speedy the worm from an evil leaf, Cranky Chicken gets a new friend. If you like the Elephant and Piggie books, you might like this story. Cranky Chicken and Speedy are cranky together, and also learn how to be…

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by Yehudi Mercado J GRAPH MERCADO, Y. Hudi's doctor is concerned about his health, so his parents think he should try sports. This is not Hudi's first choice and when he thinks about what he should try, he meets Chunky, his imaginary mascot. Chunky cheers Hudi's choices when he tries baseball, soccer, and swimming, all…

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Salt Magic

by Hope Larson J GRAPH LARSON, H. Vonceil notices her brother is different after returning from WWI. Then she meets a mysterious lady in white, who curses the family's water supply. Will Vonceil be able to reverse the curse? Read on to find out!…

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The Adventures of Team Pom: Squid Happens

by Isabel Roxas J GRAPH ROXAS, I. Ruby, Agnes, and Roberta are trying to win the synchronized swimming competition. They want to come up with a spectacular routine. Cyd is a giant squid who has escaped captivity, and becomes friends with Ruby, Agnes, and Roberta. Cyd joins their swim routine. Will the rats and Steve…

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Hilo: Gina, the Girl Who Broke the World

by Judd Winick J GRAPH WINICK, J. Magic used to exist on Earth, but it left. All of a sudden Gina can see magical beings that no one else can. She encounters Bek and Choi, 2 magical creatures that can enhance other creatures' magic. They are being hunted by other creatures from other worlds. Gina…

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by Remy Lai J GRAPH LAI, R. Jo is following a dog who goes shopping by himself when they both find themselves in an art class for kids. Everyone assumes that Jo is the dog's owner, and beg her to bring him back to be a model for their art class. Jo follows the dog…

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Measuring Up

by Lily LaMotte J GRAPH LAMOTTE, L. Cici has just moved from Taiwan to Seattle. She is learning about American customs and really misses her A-ma. She decides to try something new and enters a cooking contest so she can win and get the money for a plane ticket for her A-ma. Along the way,…

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by Nidhi Chanani J GRAPH CHANANI, N. Shahi thinks her dad is missing, so she goes looking for him with her cousin Naz. Her dad loves music and vinyl records, so Shahi and Naz go to the record store where they usually find her dad. They discover a secret jukebox that will take you to…

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Pizza and Taco: Super-Awesome Comic! (#3)

by Stephen Shaskan J GRAPH SHASKAN, S. Pizza and Taco are best friends and decide to create their own comic. They each have different ideas and can't figure out how to combine them. They try to make separate comics, but it does not work. Super Fart power for the win! Very funny.…

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