There, she discovers a magical book, a sinister couple, a family mystery, and a new friend who loves puzzles as much as she does. The writing is mesmerizing, the mystery fascinating, and the characters, enchanting. This is a delightful, atmospheric read. Escape from Mr. The silly Mr. Lemoncello devises a fun way to get OUT of the library — you can only get out if you solve the puzzles around the entire library. Will the kids work together or will it be every child for himself?
It was a murder mystery on the moon. I can never turn down a good, realistic sci-fi PLUS murder mystery. It has it all! It was placed in and their second-in-command had died. Everyone thought he had gone crazy, but Dashiel Givson suspected differently. The first book is almost mirrored in the second —the base commander this time disappears. With just enough breaking the rules, they can figure out where she is and who did it. The only thing that feels right is soccer. Written in free verse, this is a lyrical, fast-paced story that feels honest and relatable.
The narrator, a strong, quirky voice, warns us of the bloody things to come. I loved the suspense, the fascinating world, the characters, and the happily ever after. Miri and the other girls in her mountain village are ordered to attend a newly created school to learn enough to be considered wife material for the prince. But the prince, when he does appear, sees cold and unfriendly making Miri reconsider what she wants. Then, when bandits take over the school and hold the girls hostage, Miri finds her inner strength and clarity of purpose. What is going on in this strictly controlled community?
When his foster baby brother is up to be killed, Jonas must decide how he will save them both. Throughout their travels, the two develop a complicated friendship and Drest learns uncomfortable truths about her family.
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She cares for her siblings while her mom works, trying not to make a mess or too much noise. A kind teacher at school encourages Zoey to join the debate club. Cole, a regular kid, is trick-or-treating with his friends when they all get kidnapped. Cole manages to hide but follows the kidnappers — to another world — a world of five kingdoms, slavery, and magic. Cole is found and sold to slavers on the Outskirts.
Now Sky and her fellow humans live below ground in safety with Noah as their supreme ruler. Sky discovers that her missing maybe traitor? She decides to leave the underground city in order to find her dad. LOVED it! All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Perry is well-loved by his mother and her friends; they all live in prison. This story will stay with you long after you read the last page. Doug is a boy who is struggling to read with no support from his home life. Not only are his dad and older brother abusive but they all live in abject poverty.
This eventually leads to reading and hope. Impyrium by Henry H. Neff FANTASY Hazel is the third granddaughter, a princess who resembles no one else in the family except the most dangerous magician ruler the kingdom ever knew. Hazel will face a choice to follow in the dark magic footsteps of her ancestor. Plots within plots, twists and turns, make this an enthralling new fantasy adventure. And if they do escape, what will they next?
Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. Her only hope is to regain the memories about her past. This was always one of my fifth graders favorite read-alouds. Even though she gets her dream to work in the faire as a squire, she also just wants to be like the other girls at her school, too. Her journey is painful and honest as she figures out who she wants to be.
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Smile is a funny, relatable story about braces, friends, boys, and life in middle school. She dreams of leaving Mississippi for the north like her mom and aunt, especially after the white men who killed Emmett Till are found not-guilty in a real-life historical trial.
One Crime. Sanity is a brilliant inventor — but her newest illegal creation, a three-headed kitten named Princess Destroyer of Worlds has escaped and is living up to her name — destroyer.
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While the station is evacuated, the friends work hard to stop the duct weasels and the engine from overheating. I love the space station setting, the super-smart problem-solving main characters, and the non-stop action. Together they find kindness and hope with a Quaker family. Never like new, but all of a piece and good enough to last a life.
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Granny drags Louisiana out of bed in the middle of the night, insisting that they leave their home to confront the family curse. Not only does Louisiana not want to leave her friends and home, but things get even worse when Granny abandons Louisiana at a motel along the way. Forced to fend for herself, Louisiana figures out how to survive miles from home while worrying that the family curse has destined her for an unhappy life.
While on a class trip to Washington D. This well-done graphic novel tackles the issues of friendships and confidence , among other things.
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We highly recommend this graphic novel. Except for she kind of does — because her mother used to tell her about witches and magic. The Ghost Network: Activate by I. Not only are the kids in danger but there also seems to be a computer implanted inside their brains telling them what to do! The story intrigued me from the get-go but after about the middle, the action was so fast-paced and suspenseful, I was totally hooked.
Captain Superlative by J. T he big lesson our main character, Janey, learns is about not standing by when injustice is happening. She learns this from a girl dressed in a swimsuit, wig, mask, and high tops who arrives at her middle school and changes everything. But after Cole almost dies, he decides to give the year-long process a chance. The writing, the story, the characters, and the themes all pack a big punch adding up to a compelling novel that will make you think deeply and leave you changed.
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It will take months to prove the video is falsified and by then Jackson will have missed the robot contest due to his punishment. This is a great adventure filled with twists and turns. Beetle Boy by M. Until he discovers a chilling plot of men named Chamberlain who work under the control of The Warden. Now, he must use all his skills to save the world from a racist threat. I loved Mr. I also loved that the story had a realistic ending. In a lovely turn of events, the community, including her friend Soojin, support the mosque with a place to gather and rebuilding efforts.
Illustrations throughout make this even more appealing to read and imagine. Who would have thought?! Trouble comes to the bayou when the big rig spills oil and makes it way towards them. Maddy calls upon her magical connection with the river goddess to stop the spill and save the Bon Temps bayou. Only Mike hates math and when he gets sent to a small town for the summer with distant relatives, Mike learns is true value. He surprises himself in a battle when he saves the life of his enemy, a Ranger of Justice girl named Kirbie.
They secretly become friends making Alex question his entire life and the next big mission to wipe out all of the Rangers. Very adventurous and interesting! Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. I mean, talk about heartbreaking! Peter feels just as awful and sets off, on foot, to find his fox.
Fortunately, Pax is adopted by a leash of foxes who teach him to survive in the wild and Peter is helped by a grumpy war-veteran hermit.