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Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kid geniuses use science to solve big issues in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(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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Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny mishaps of battle-loving alien cat and kind boy.
By Johnny Marciano, Emily Chenoweth
(2019)
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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 Magic Misfits, The Second Story: Magic Misfits, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Focus on family, friendship holds wild adventure together.
By Neil Patrick Harris
(2018)
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A Dastardly Plot: A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zany retro adventure tackles discrimination, evil schemes.
By Christopher Healy
(2018)
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More Than a Princess Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced adventure of princess who breaks the mold.
By E.D. Baker
(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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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl bikes across the U.S. in quirky road-trip adventure.
By Christina Uss
(2018)
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Evangeline of the Bayou Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting thrills and chills in mysterious supernatural tale.
By Jan Eldredge
(2018)
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Raffie on the Run Book Poster Image
age 8+
Subway rat aims to rescue brother in swift urban adventure.
By Jacqueline Resnick
(2018)
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The Wild Robot Escapes Book Poster Image
age 8+
Animals aid robot journey in sequel tinged with human love.
By Peter Brown
(2018)
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Gabby Duran Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun babysitting adventures are full of heart -- and aliens!
By Elise Allen, Daryle Conners
(2016)
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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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Dragonbreath Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great banter and adventures for a young dragon and friends.
By Ursula Vernon
(2012)
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Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas: Addison Cooke, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny Indiana Jones-type adventure feels a bit dated.
By Jonathan W. Stokes
(2016)
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The Magic Faraway Tree Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tree filled with silly characters connects to magical lands.
By Enid Blyton
(2014)
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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 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 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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