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Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons

By Jon J Muth
Illustrated by Jon J Muth

"Magical."—Kirkus
"Joyous."—PW



A Home for Mr. Emerson

By Barbara Kerley
Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

"Excellent and exuberant."—PW



By
Jim Benton
Illustrated by Jim Benton

From the hilarious author of the New York Times bestselling Dear Dumb Diary series.



A Bunny in the Ballet

By Robert Beck
Illustrated by Robert Beck

"A charming story...Young readers will become fans."—Booklist

CHAPTER BOOKS



Starring Jules #3: Starring Jules (super-secret spy girl)

By Beth Ain

"Fans of Judy Moody, Clementine...will love getting to know Jules."—PW



Marty McGuire Has Too Many Pets! 

By Kate Messner
Illustrated by Brian Floca

A tomboy protagonist, a multicultural cast of characters, and illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Brian Floca.



I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

By Lauren Tarshis

A New York Times Bestseller
More than 7.8 million books in print and digital formats in the USA Today bestselling series.

MIDDLE GRADES



Half a Chance 

By Cynthia Lord

Newbery Honor author
“Thoughtful.”—BCCB
“Profound.”—Kirkus
“Deeply enjoyable.”—SLJ "



Zane and the Hurricane:
A Story of Katrina

By Rodman Philbrick

Newbery Honor author
“Compelling.”—Kirkus
“Youthfull.”—PW
“Vivid.”—SLJ



Switched at Birthday

By Natalie Standiford

"Insightful...affirms the importance of true friendship and self-acceptance."—Kirkus



A Snicker of Magic

By Natalie Lloyd

“‘Spindiddly’.”—Kirkus
“Sparkles.”—PW
“Delightful.”—SLJ



The Finisher 

By David Baldacci

A #1New York Times Bestseller
“Success…A smart, tough heroine worth rooting for.”
—Booklist



The Shadow Throne: Book 3 of The Ascendance Trilogy

By Jennifer A. Nielsen

A New York Times Bestseller
War is coming. Join Jaron as he embarks on his final adventure.



Game Changers Book 3:
Heavy Hitters

By Mike Lupica

Ben and his friends make the All-Star baseball league. So, what happens when a few players are off their game?



The Quantum League #1:
Spell Robbers 

By Matthew J. Kirby

A magical crime saga filled with thrills and adventure, from Edgar Award-winning author of Icefall.

MULTIPLATFORM



The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 2: Breakaway

By Jeff Hirsch

The bestselling multiplatform adventure continues with the new 4-book Unstoppable series and a website that places readers right in the action.



Infinity Ring Book 7:
The Iron Empire

By James Dashner

"Save a place on your shelves for this fast-paced and fun series about historical time travel.”—VOYA



Spirit Animals Book 2: Hunted

By Maggie Stiefvater

A New York Times Bestseller
The four young heroes and their animals face a brutal confrontation against an enemy who will break any rule to defeat them.



Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born

By Brandon Mull

A New York Times Bestseller
“In the tradition of The 39 Clues, this fast-paced new series should satisfy readers hungry for a new fantasy series.”— Kirkus

YOUNG ADULT



Threatened

By Eliot Schrefer

“Splendid.”—Kirkus
“Gripping.”—PW



Better Off Friends 

By Elizabeth Eulberg

"A humorous and cozy story about friendships and relationships, and the oh-so-fine line between them."—Booklist



Fire & Flood

By Victoria Scott

"Non-stop action and thrilling adventure will keep readers turning the pages."—VOYA



The Hit

By Melvin Burgess

“A clear winner.”—Booklist
“Boundary-pushing.”—PW

GRAPHIC NOVELS



The Dumbest Idea Ever!

By Jimmy Gownley

"Wonderful…don't miss this one."—Kirkus



Star Wars®: Jedi Academy

By Jeffrey Brown

ALA Top Ten Quick Pick
"Fun and funny.”—Booklist



Dogs of War

By Sheila Keenan
Illustrated by Nathan Fox

A New York Times Bestseller
ALA Top Ten Graphic Novel for Teens
"Action aplenty."—BCCB
"Crammed with action."—PW
"Stunning."—SLJ



The Lost Boy

By Greg Ruth

A New York Times Bestseller!
Some mysteries are too dangerous to leave alone…

NONFICTION



Under the Same Sun

By Sharon Robinson
Illustrated by Illus. by AG Ford

Jackie Robinson’s daughter shares an inspirational story about visiting family in Tanzania. 

“Delights in its international and cross-cultural ties.”—Kirkus



Clara and Davie

By Patricia Polacco

The true story of young Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.

“A heartwarming story of sibling devotion and overcoming obstacles.”—SLJ



Scholastic Discover More: Titanic 

By Sean Callery

“Does not disappoint. Rich with material artifacts and primary source documents, each spread is more engaging than the last.”
—Booklist



Scholastic Discover More: Dolphins

By Penelope Arlon

An up-to-date introduction to these highly intelligent creatures, for emergent readers.

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