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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.

“Monster Hunters Unlimited, Man-Monsters and Animal Horrors” by John Gatehouse and Dave Windett is a monster encyclopedia for kids.  Includes top secret contents for hunting lots of monsters.  "DISCLAIMER: Anyone who goes monster-hunting does so at his or her own risk. We cannot be held responsible for our readers turning into vampires, werewolves, zombies, or assorted baddies."

"The Poe Estate", a fantasy-adventure that all fantasy fans are bound to adore! This novel has everything a fiction ever has
had: flying broomsticks, pirate's treasure, haunted houses and so much more!


“Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?” (All the Wrong Questions) by Lemony Snicket is about a young detective, also named Lemony Snicket, who tries to solve the murder of a librarian.

You think your granny is cranky? Check out Stan's! Don't let her fingers get even close to your ear! And Geri? Don't get close to her! Everything else? Phew! You're in for a ride!

Want to see cool buildings in Minecraft, or cool inspiration for your own buildings? Try this book out!

“This Broken Wondrous World” by Jon Skovron is a book is about monsters who live around the world.