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Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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The Jungle Book Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Mowgli and more in timeless, suspenseful tales.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1894)
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The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail Book Poster Image
age 8+
Swashbuckling adventure of mouse in Queen Victoria's court.
By Richard Peck
(2013)
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Minion Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
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The Shadow Hero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
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The Accidental Highwayman Book Poster Image
age 12+
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
By Ben Tripp
(2014)
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The Doldrums Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative illustrated tale of quirky friends' adventures.
By Nicholas Gannon
(2015)
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I Am Still Alive Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen survives alone in the wilderness in gripping thriller.
By Kate Alice Marshall
(2018)
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Seafire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Swashbuckling all-girl crew fuels thrilling dystopian tale.
By Natalie C. Parker
(2018)
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Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan uses science to save world in fast-paced adventure.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2018)
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Max and the Midknights Book Poster Image
age 8+
Witty, deep, inclusive kids’ adventure in the Middle Ages.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2019)
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The Last Kids on Earth Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Post-apocalyptic romp has humor and heart, kids and zombies.
By Max Brallier
(2015)
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The Old Man and the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
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Rooftoppers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
By Katherine Rundell
(2013)
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Sky Jumpers: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween girl risks life to save town in gripping future tale.
By Peggy Eddleman
(2013)
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Skink -- No Surrender Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
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Passenger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
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The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
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The Goddess Girls Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zeus' students have fun adventures at Mount Olympus Academy.
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
(2010)
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The Magic Misfits, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced, fun adventure about kid magician finding home.
By Neil Patrick Harris
(2017)
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