virago novusThe Chronicles of the Virago: The Novus Book 1
by Michael Bialys

Makenna Grace Gold is just your average twelve-year-old girl. That is, until she is told that she must protect her newborn brother and sister to safeguard the future of the world.

Armed with a mysterious weapon, three Fairy mentors, and a wisecracking earthworm named Fluffy, Makenna must battle the forces of evil and became a defender for hope. Can Makenna truly be ‘The Virago’?

 

Genre: MG/Fantasy

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art of the swapThe Art of the Swap
by Kristine Carlton Asselin and Jen Malone

Freaky Friday meets Downton Abbey in this middle grade mystery that features a modern day twelve-year-old switching bodies with a Gilded Age heiress in order to solve a famous art heist.

Hannah Jordan lives in a museum…well, sort of. She is the daughter of the caretaker for mansion-turned-museum The Elms in Newport, Rhode Island. Hannah’s captivated by stories of The Elms’s original occupants, especially Maggie Dunlap, the tween heiress subject of a painting that went missing during a legendary art heist in 1905.

But when a mysterious mirror allows Hannah and Maggie to switch places in time, suddenly Hannah is racing to stop the heist from happening, while Maggie gets an introduction to iPhones, soccer (which girls can play!), and freedoms like exploring without supervision. Not to mention the best invention of all: sweatpants (so long, corsets!).

As the hours tick off to the art heist, something’s not adding up. Can the girls work together against time—and across it—to set things right? Or will their temporary swap become a permanent trade?

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webber houseWebber House (Saginaw Series Book 1)
by Mary Ellen Shea Clifford

It’s the summer before ninth grade and best friends Katy and Jen are intrigued by a mansion in their neighborhood. Soon after they have a frightening encounter with a man at the house, one of them mysteriously vanishes. Where is she? Who is involved? Should secrets be told or kept?

 

 

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bertie's bakeryBertie’s Bakery Heaven Scent (Saginaw Series Book 2)
by Mary Ellen Shea Clifford

In Book Two of the Saginaw Series follow the adventures of best friends, Katy, Jen and Colleen as they enjoy the summer before tenth grade. Volunteering at the soup kitchen, camping in the Upper Peninsula and helping Colleen’s Aunt Sarah start her new bakery are all part of the fun. However, will they be able to help a new friend as he faces difficult challenges?

 

 

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andersen poolAndersen Pool (Saginaw Series Book 3)
by Mary Ellen Shea Clifford

Best friends, Jen, Katy and Colleen get jobs at the local pool the summer before eleventh grade. They find the responsibilities of the job challenging. Aunt Sarah plans her wedding. Two of the girls have boyfriends. What happens to the one friend with no boyfriend? Will jealousy end the friendship?

 

 

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black lightningBlack Lightning
by K.S. Jones

Following his father’s puzzling disappearance and his mother’s death, ten-year-old Samuel Baker goes through the motions of living in a world turned upside down. He wears an Apache talisman, a long ago gift from his father, in hopes its promise of strength and guidance is true. But what he truly wants is the power to bring his parents back.

Heartless Aunt Janis is elated at the prospect of becoming Samuel’s legal guardian. She is sure an orphan boy will elicit such an outpouring of public sympathy that her husband will win his Senate bid by a landslide. But when Grandpa Tate arrives, things don’t go as expected, especially when black lightning strikes!

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logicPaws 4 Logic (Ages 8+)
by Debbie Manber Kupfer with Joey Kupfer – Puzzles 

Welcome to the world of logic problems where anything is possible. Theatrical chickens, mouse connoisseurs, musical crickets, and enraged Plutonians all populate the pages of Paws4Logic. Won’t you come inside? Debbie Manber Kupfer and her son Joey present thirty-seven original logic problems for your puzzling pleasure.

 

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kibble talk

Kibble Talk
by Cynthia Port 

Once Tawny decides to do something, there’s no holding her back. So when her best friend Jenny dares her to eat dog kibble, down it goes. Little does she know how that dusty, tasteless lump will change her life. Suddenly she can hear what dogs have to say and talk back to them too! This might not be such a big deal, except that her own dog, an enormous Great Dane named Dinky, has a LOT to say. He lets her know right away that his fondest dream is to be a teeny tiny lap dog. Tawny promises to help him, and her life nearly goes to the dogs. A story about friendship and family, Book 1 in the Kibble Talk series will have everyone howling with laugher. Perfect for readers 7 to 12 or as a read aloud.

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 dog goner

Dog Goner
by Cynthia Port 

Secrets will be revealed! Fondest wishes will be fulfilled! Permacrud will be . . . what the heck is permacrud, anyway? Find out in Dog Goner, the second book in the hilarious Kibble Talk series. Tawny and Jenny, along with their dogs Dinky and Gunner, have set themselves on a mission – or really, three missions. Gunner just wants to be clean, but it’s not as easy as it seems. Jenny is determined to find out the secret to Kibble Talking, and she’s prepared to feed kibble to the whole fourth grade if need be. Tawny wants a little brother or sister to make her family complete. But there’s someone else with a fondest wish, and they’ll do anything to get it. Can Dinky save the day before he becomes a dog goner? Dog Goner is a fast moving and funny fiction story perfect for readers aged 7 to 12 or as a read-a-loud.

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the chosenThe Chosen: Tales of the Ablockalypse
by David H. Scott

Steve was just another ordinary guy living in an ordinary village, when the happiest villager he’d ever met sent him on a quest to save the world. Clueless about his goals, and manipulated by everyone he meets, is Steve destined to be a hero, or is he just a pawn in someone else’s game? This middle-grade, fantasy adventure novel will be sure to engage reluctant readers, and please gamers and adventure lovers alike.

 

 

 

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the lostThe Lost: Tales of the Ablockalypse Book 2
by David H. Scott

Steve was destined to be a hero. Or maybe he wasn’t. To be honest, he wasn’t sure anymore. But since the monsters won’t stop spawning and attacking his village, he finds himself forced into the role. Along with his friends, his dog, and an impossibly red dragon, he is determined to bring peace to all block-kind.

 

 

 

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miasy1Maisy and the Missing Mice (The Maisy Files, Book 1)
by Elizabeth Woodrum

Maisy Sawyer is on a mission. Everyone knows that Maisy is the best detective in not only the fourth grade, but the whole school, and that she works for lollipops. When a sneaky thief called The Black Boot steals the school’s mice mascots, Maisy takes the case! Soon, she discovers that her beloved lollipop collection is also missing. Will Maisy save the mice? Can she be reunited with her lollipop collection? Follow the clues as Maisy works to solve the case of the missing mice! Dive into Maisy’s world of mysteries and lollipops today!

 

 

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Available in Paperback, Kindle, and Audio book

 

maisy2Maisy and the Money Marauder (The Maisy Files, Book 2)
by Elizabeth Woodrum

Everyone’s favorite fourth-grade detective is back! Maisy steps back into her black and white mystery world when someone begins stealing lunch money at West Valley Elementary. With her fedora hat, notebook, and a little help from her best friend, Maisy follows the clues to catch the thief. But, as the case develops, Maisy is stumped by the growing list of suspects. With a cherry lollipop in hand, Maisy is determined to solve the case. Follow Maisy into her world of mystery and discover the identity of The Money Marauder.

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maisy3Maisy and the Mystery Manor (The Maisy Files, Book 3)
by Elizabeth Woodrum 


Super sleuths will be thrilled to know that everyone’s favorite fourth-grade detective is back with a double dose of mystery adventure! As Maisy participates in a mystery weekend event for junior detectives, she uncovers a real case. Could a ghost be haunting Mystery Manor? Find out in the exciting third installment of The Maisy Files!

 

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