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“Think before you speak,” this quote is, in fact, said so often that you would believe people would listen to it.

Wolves, although fascinating, are not made to be kept as pets. Feo, a young girl, knows this. She was raised as a wolf wilder, which means she takes pet wolves people don’t want anymore and untames them. This allows them to survive in the wilderness, like they are meant to do. “The Wolf Wilder” by Katherine Rundell tells the story of Feo as she goes on an impressive journey.

Kung Fu Panda 3, Panda Power
 

“ Creature Keepers and the Swindled Soil-Soles” by Peter Nelson & Rohitash Rao

Rip and Red are beginning a new fifth grade year and expecting another normal boring year of schooling. But when they arrive in the classroom they meet their new teacher, a tattooed hippie named Mr. Acevedo with some interesting teaching methods.

Have you ever wondered how authors write there stories? Or where they get an idea from? If you answered yes, then I have the book for you. Been There Done That edited by Mike Winchell, and includes authors like Caroline Starr Rose, Chris Rylander, and more!

 How to be Brave is a wildly inappropriate book that is more like an R-rated chick flick than a Young Adult novel. 

An unexpected friendship leads to wings and a great story.

The book I Funny is about Jamie Grimm, a boy in middle school who wants to become a comedian, but he is in a wheelchair and has a big secret. 

Beth is a pretty normal 12 year old girl. But, her dream is to play Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and she will do anything to get that part. When her theater is in jeopardy and the owner wants to make the theater into an adult theater, Beth thinks that she may never get the chance to follow her dreams. 

March's life changes forever when his father tumbles from a rooftop, instructing him with his dying breath to find his twin sister, Jules, whom March doesn't know at all. But mysterious things are at play, and the newly-reunited siblings must work together to do the impossible... before it's too late.

Many young children dream of being a great hero at least once in their lives; “League of Seven: The Dragon Lantern” by Alan Gratz, illustrated by Brett Helquist, gives great insight of what life as a young hero may be like.

Ellie is a normal 11-year-old girl; she has a best friend, loving home, and pet goldfish named Goldie. She also happens to have a mad scientist who’s fascinated with immortality as a grandfather.  

Foxes are known for being tricky and sly, mysterious and cunning. However, they must learn their secrets of survival some way or another. “Foxcraft: The Taken” by Inbali Iserles captures this thought skillfully.
 

Plague. “An epidemic disease that causes high mortality; pestilence.” Imagine that running through your town.

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School” by Jeff Kinney is the 10th book in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series. In this book the main idea is around Greg’s (the main character) town deciding to go electronic free for a weekend.    

Growing up with the dream of being a hunter, Casey is excited when it is finally his birthday. He wants to be able to hunt an animal in the forest near his home, not the ones in his video game. Nashoba is simply an old wolf, that will have to lead the pack with the help of a wise bird.

Suzy Swanson has always understood things that others haven’t. But she doesn’t understand why Franny Jackson, her best friend and a great swimmer, drowned. But things become clearer on a school field trip to the aquarium, where Suzy sees an exhibit containing a rare jellyfish with a deadly sting. Could this creature be the cause of Franny's death? 

“The Dragonsitter” by Josh Lacey is not your typical book. It is the very first book made completely out of e-mails. 

‘Boy’s Best Friend’ by Kate Banks and Rupert Sheldrake is about two boys named George Masson and Lester Shoe, and their dogs, Bart and Bill Gates, respectively. Lester is the new kid who moved to Cape Cod (where the story takes place) from Denver. He likes mustard, and has quite a bit of trouble fitting in. George is a slightly depressed boy, whose best friend moved to North Carolina a while back.

In Buzz Aldrin’s new book, Welcome to Mars: Making A Home on the Red Planet, there is valuable information related to creating your ho

Treasure Hunters is the third story in the series about the Kidd family racing across the globe trying to find hidden World War 2 artifacts in order to free their mom from kidnappers.

“The Secret Cipher” by Whitaker Ringwald is a story that tells us everyone needs love, hope and faith. Ringwald did a great job with the characters in this book.