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“When the Earth Shakes” is an educational book written by Simon Winchester who is a geologist that became a writer. In this particular book he writes about earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. 

The most captivating thing about John Green is the way in which he can write such powerful stories that tug on your heart strings, and play on your emotions while flawlessly connecting you to the characters and carrying you through the story. This mastery of writing is clearly displayed in Green’s novel, “Paper Towns.”

“The Girl in the Torch” is an exciting and emotional realistic fiction novel about Sarah, a young girl immigrating to America in hopes of a new start and a brighter future. 

Jack, Alexander, Frances, and Harold are back in the third installment of the Wanderville series, and this time they are on their way to the World's Fair in St. Louis.

"Ranger’s Apprentice, The Early Years” is the prequel to the 12 book Ranger’s Apprentice series. We learn about what happened before Morgarath is driven out of Castle Gorlan and the kingdom of Araluen.

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder is a book that will help you zone into the dragon’s world. It all begins when Mrs.

The main character is faced with the decision of choosing what's right or protecting her older brother and risking being caught.

The Education of Ivy Blake by Ellen Airgood

A powerful politician, who is running for president, and is a long-lost father!? The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne is a realistic fiction story that tells about a girl named Kate Quinn Cooper, 16, who unexpectedly finds out that her long-lost father, Senator Cooper, is running for president.

A graphic novel about a robot and a little girl, designed for very young readers.

59 million girls-wow! That's a lot of girls to be in one organization. My story tells a lot about the founder of the Girl Scouts, so keep reading!

     It's 1587 and young Alis has just moved from England, and now lives in Roanoke. Her family and the settlement group live peacefully in Roanoke. Until, they find out there are Indians on the land. 

The war is the thing that started the Gods’ rage. But this war is the type that some God in particular loves, that he can’t do anything but join in…that is Ares, The God of War.

Join Hylas and Pirra on their exciting journey to save the land of Keftiu or possibly... destroy it.

     The wait is over… Book two of the Accelerati Trilogy, Edison’s Alley, by Neal

“Hurry,” Grandpa Ephram said. “Go.” Micah went.

A girl named Pip who lacks confidence in handling magical creatures and a boy named Tomas who is allergic to almost everything have to unite in "Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures" to somehow find a way to save their town.

          In many stories, evil overlords have minions to help them with their evil work. In Sheila Grau’s first book, “Dr. Critchlores’s School for Minions”, the author shows us one way evil overlords may get their minions.

A few months ago, Lucas defeated The Good Company (who are involved in child trafficking) in Paris. Now, in the second book of the Crime Travelers trilogy called Diamonds are for Never, he is on the hunt for his birth mom who was supposedly killed many years ago.

Do you like surprises, mysteries, untold stories, as I do? Well, if you do, you're sure to like Montrous by MarcyKate Connolly! 

A time traveling dog, a first aid kit, and the Oregon Trail come together to make a great story.

 Eric Colossal brings a fantastical, mystical and also slightly confusing new world to life with his new graphic novel; Rutabaga: The Adventure Chef!

Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee, set in the time period of the California Gold Rush, will have you waiting for a sequel. Sammy and her father, of Chinese heritage, were bound for California. This was a decision that Sammy had no say in, and therefore, an argument was the only thing that came out of it.

Have you ever imagined the characters in your favorite books coming to life? That thought never crossed 12 year old Billy's mind, until one strange summer.