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The Many Worlds of Albie Bright Book Cover

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge

What if an infinite number of universes with an infinite number of possibilities exist? What if you’re the person you love the most? After Albie Bright’s mother dies, his famous scientist father tries to comfort him by telling him about parallel universes. He tells Albie that according to this theory, there is a universe where…

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The Missing Piece of Charlie O'Reilly Book Cover

The Missing Piece of Charlie O’Reilly by Rebecca K.S. Ansari

Charlie O’Reilly’s younger brother Liam does things to bother Charlie just like many other younger brothers. One year for his birthday, Charlie wishes that his brother Liam would disappear. When he wakes up the next morning, Charlie realizes that his wish came true, and he is the only person who remembers Liam exists. Charlie’s best…

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Princess Pulverizer Grilled Cheese and Dragons by Nancy Krulik book cover

Princess Pulverizer: Grilled Cheese and Dragons by Nancy Krulik

Princess Serena isn’t afraid of anything or anyone. She is the bravest girl in all of Empiria (and possible the world). She swings from the rafters, smashes into tables, and accidentally breaks things. Since she is neither calm nor peaceful, Serena decides she needs a different name. The princess decides she should be called Princess…

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Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back? book cover

Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back? By Jory John

Obviously, when you’re an elephant, scratching your own back can be difficult. In this story, an elephant goes to many different animals to try to find someone to scratch his back. He talks to a turtle, a crocodile, a hippo, a sloth, and other animals too. Some of them say they’ll help, but it’s hard…

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Roll book cover

Roll by Darcy Miller

Ren’s family decides to move to the outskirts of town. He misses being close to his best friend, Aiden, and he just wants things to go back to normal. Imagine his surprise when he looks up in the sky and sees birds just falling towards the ground. He watches closer and begins to think they’re…

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Real Friends book cover

Real Friends by Shannon Hale

Growing up can be rough: sometimes your friends move away, sometimes your friends aren’t as kind as they should be, and sometimes you just feel out of place. Shannon Hale writes about how she viewed the world while she was in elementary school. Like most kids, she had trouble with her sibling and friends. As…

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