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In the Key of Us

by Mariama Lockington JF LOCKINGTON, M. Harmony Music Camp is a big deal. You have to apply and be accepted for camp, and each week you audition for your seat in the band.   This is Andi’s first year at camp, and it kind of feels like her aunt and uncle are trying to get rid…

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Jennifer Chan is not Alone

by Tae Keller JF KELLER, T. Do you believe in aliens? The new girl, Jennifer, does, but Mallory knows admitting that would make Jennifer an outcast. Mallory decides to help Jennifer to fit in, but when Jennifer goes missing, she has to admit that maybe her “help” was actually bullying.   Mallory wants to find Jennifer,…

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Across the Desert

by Dusti Bowling JF BOWLING, D. Jolene has become friends online with Addie, who livestreams when she flies her ultralight plane. When Jolene sees Addie crash her plane in the desert, she knows she has to move quickly to find her. Jolene leaves a note for her mom and takes off, hoping to get to…

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No Vacancy

by Tziporah Cohen JF COHEN, T. Miriam and her family move from Manhattan to upstate New York to run a motel. Miriam is 11, and has two good friends she hates to leave back home. Upon arrival in her new town, Miriam meets a new friend, Kate and a cast of towns people who begin…

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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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by Megan Wagner Lloyd J GRAPH LLOYD, M. Mom and Dad are getting ready for the new baby, and Liam and Noah are twins who are always together. Maggie loves animals and can't wait to get her own pet that she can take care of. Too bad she is allergic! Maggie tries different kinds of…

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Chef Yasmina and the Potato Panic

by Wauter Manneart J GRAPH MANNEART, W. Yasmina is a great chef who makes wonderful lunches and dinners for her dad. She gets fresh grown vegetables from her neighbors, until a big company takes away the land they grow their vegetables on. Yasmina and her neighbors have to figure out the secret ingredient the big company is…

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Next in Series and Sequels December 2020

If you have a favorite author or series, there are a lot of new books out for you to enjoy! If you'd like to place any of these items on hold, please do, and make sure to schedule a Parking Lot Pickup appointment to come and get your next read! (Oh, and if you love…

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Pie by Sarah Weeks

What’s your favorite type of pie? No matter; whatever your favorite is, it would be available and free at PIE, Aunt Polly’s bakery. She just loved baking pies, and didn’t need the money, so her pies would all be free! But then she died, and no one, not her sister, not her favorite niece, Alice,…

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Audiobook Roundup Video of Ms. Becca talking about three audiobooks for kids Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler by Steve Sheinkin When Abraham Lincoln overhears school, kids say in history class that history is so boring he warns them not to do it again or they will not like what happens! In this time travelling novel Doc and…

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