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Kids Novels (Series)

Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall (The Alien Skill Series, Book 1)

Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall (The Alien Skill Series, Book 1)

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A BOY WITH AN ALIEN POWER.

"The thing is, it wasn't meteors that fell into the woods that night. It was alien spacecraft."

The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2019 Silver Medal Winner - Author Academy Awards 2019 Finalist.

When UFOs crash into the fields next to his grandfather's house, twelve-year-old Ben Archer becomes a cumbersome witness in the eyes of the government. Not only that, but Ben discovers he has been entrusted with an alien power, the significance of which could jeopardize human life on Earth.

Government agents rush in to remove all evidence of spacecraft and extraterrestrials. The media are led to believe meteors fell in the area and they dub the event The Cosmic Fall. But when Ben's involvement comes in the spotlight, he is forced to flee with the sole survivor of the crash: an alien man called Mesmo.

And while the destinies of boy and alien become inextricably linked, one question hovers above their unlikely friendship: why did the aliens come to Earth in the first place?

The Alien Skill Series is a science-fiction adventure series for teens. Readers of Percy Jackson, Harry Potter and Keeper of the Lost Cities will enjoy this fresh, age-appropriate story with a scifi twist the likes of A Wrinkle in Time and Animorphs. These middle grade books have won the hearts of young and old alike, turning them into a best selling, award winning coming-of-age series filled with alien powers, hidden enemies, shapeshifters and a thought-provoking glimpse into the way we treat our planet.

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom

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This is my favorite book of the year. --Lincoln Peirce, New York Times bestselling author of Big Nate series

Meet Ben, a literal-minded kid with a big heart and an even bigger sweet-tooth, who cracks open a fortune cookie and discovers that TODAY might be his last day on Earth! Perfect for fans of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID or THE TERRIBLE TWO.

Live each day as if it were your last.

When Ben reads his fortune-cookie fortune, he's alarmed and inspired. Immediately, he begins drafting a bucket list of unfinished tasks and lifelong dreams (finish his 1000-piece model of the Taj Mahal, eat an entire cake, etc....). As Ben marches himself in and out of trouble, takes useful risks, and helps both his parents to see the bigger picture, readers discover how something that seems scary can instead be empowering--leading to friendships that might never have been made, neighbors that might never have been known, and apple pies that might otherwise never have been baked.

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting

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Great characters, hilarious jokes... a joy to read. --Lincoln Peirce, New York Times bestselling author of Big Nate series

Literal-minded Ben cracks open a fortune cookie and it tells him that he can have anything he wants, if only he's willing to wait... A madcap adventure about the perils of patience, for fans of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID or THE TERRIBLE TWO.

Good things come to those who wait.

Ben does his best to heed his fortune cookie's advice, and as a result he is paired with Walter--the kid who's always picked last--for a school scavenger hunt. Working with Walter must be a good thing if the cookie said so, but so far all he does is talk too loud and recite obscure facts about feet. Meanwhile, Ben has an argument with his best friend Janet, and waiting for her to apologize first isn't going so well.... But eventually, Ben's patience starts paying off: if he and Walter are able to pull out a win in the scavenger hunt, they'll earn a half-day of recess for the whole school! Waiting may not always be a good thing, but taking the time to listen and consider all options isn't half bad.

Beneath the Stone Forest, Volume 6

Beneath the Stone Forest, Volume 6

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Prince Lucas and Clara explore the twisting tunnels beneath the Stone Forest in this sixth chapter book in the fantastical Kingdom of Wrenly series.

Clara invites Prince Lucas on her journey to map out the Stone Forest and visit the gnomes who live there. Unfortunately, Lucas has a visiting cousin who's a royal pain and doesn't want to get her hands dirty. But when Princess Bella's puppy gets lost in the tunnels beneath the Stone Forest, she realizes that the subjects who make up a kingdom are just as important as their rulers.

With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Kingdom of Wrenly chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

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Track the facts about the great printer, inventor, and Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin!

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #32: To the Future, Ben Franklin! they had lots of questions. What was Ben Franklin's first job? How did a kite teach him about electricity? What are some of Ben's most famous inventions? Why did he have so many nicknames? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Benjamin Franklin.

Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

Did you know that there's a Magic Tree House book for every kid?
Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books
Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader
Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures

Berrybrook Middle School Box Set

Berrybrook Middle School Box Set

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Follow the Awkward tales of the students at Berrybrook Middle School as they Bravely face their everyday lives...even when they have a Crush! You can even write your own story in the Diary in this all-in-one box set!
Best Family Ever

Best Family Ever

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Much-loved storyteller Karen Kingsbury's Baxter Family books have captured the hearts of millions who have come to think of the Baxter family as their own. Now Karen Kingsbury and her son Tyler Russell tell the childhood stories of the beloved Baxter children--Brooke, Kari, Ashley, Erin, and Luke--to inspire and entertain younger readers.

Brooke is the perfect older sister. For that reason, Kari and Ashley work hard to make their parents just as proud of them as they are of Brooke. Each girl has her own talents. Brooke is an excellent student. Kari is a great soccer player. Ashley, a talented artist. And they are always there for each other. But when the news comes that Dr. Baxter is moving the family from Ann Arbor to Bloomington, Indiana, and the Baxters need to leave the only home and friends they've ever known, no one is happy. Saying goodbye is hard but the family still has what's most important--their faith and their love for each other.

The first book in the Baxter Family Children series, #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury and Tyler Russell tell the story of what it was like to grow up in the Baxter family, the best family ever.

Best of Iggy

Best of Iggy

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Ivy + Bean comes a hilarious new series featuring a high-energy, lovable troublemaker--now in paperback!

Meet 9-year-old Iggy Frangi. He's not a bad kid, he's really not. Okay, so he's done a few (a few is anything up to 100) bad things. And okay, he's not very sorry about most of them. People make a big deal about nothing. What's a little pancake here and there? Is that something to get mad about? Iggy doesn't think so. No one got hurt, so there's no problem. No one got hurt except for that one time, that one time when the Best Idea Ever turned into the Worst Idea of All Time.

Iggy is sorry he did it. He is really, really, really sorry.

For what? you might ask. What did he do?
Well, you'll have to read the book to find out.

Better Nate Than Ever

Better Nate Than Ever

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"The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it's like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended." --Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Slate Favorite Book of the Year

A small-town boy hops a bus to New York City to crash an audition for E.T.: The Musical in this winning middle grade novel that The New York Times called "inspired and inspiring."

Nate Foster has big dreams. His whole life, he's wanted to star in a Broadway show. (Heck, he'd settle for seeing a Broadway show.) But how is Nate supposed to make his dreams come true when he's stuck in Jankburg, Pennsylvania, where no one (except his best pal Libby) appreciates a good show tune? With Libby's help, Nate plans a daring overnight escape to New York. There's an open casting call for E.T.: The Musical, and Nate knows this could be the difference between small-town blues and big-time stardom.

Tim Federle's "hilarious and heartwarming debut novel" (Publishers Weekly) is full of broken curfews, second chances, and the adventure of growing up--because sometimes you have to get four hundred miles from your backyard to finally feel at home.

Big Box of Little Pookie: Little Pookie; What's Wrong, Little Pookie?; Night-Night, Little Pookie; Happy Birthday, Little Pookie; Let's Dance, L (Boxe

Big Box of Little Pookie: Little Pookie; What's Wrong, Little Pookie?; Night-Night, Little Pookie; Happy Birthday, Little Pookie; Let's Dance, L (Boxe

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From bestselling author and illustrator Sandra Boynton comes a big box of six Little Pookie favorites!

This boxed set contains:
Spooky Pookie
Little Pookie
What's Wrong, Little Pookie?
Let's Dance, Little Pookie
Night-Night, Little Pookie
Happy Birthday Little Pookie

Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild! [With Poster]

Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild! [With Poster]

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Soon to be an animated series with Paramount+ and Nickelodeon!

Nate Wright is one of a kind. Whether he's fast-talking his way out of trouble or unleashing the contents of his locker on unsuspecting classmates, Nate does it with gusto. And every time he swings into action . . . THE CROWD GOES WILD!

11-year-old Nate Wright steps up to the plate! In this collection of comics from The New York Times best-selling series, everyone's favorite sixth-grade prankster takes a swing at entrepreneurship with a "Free Cold Water" stand, campaigns against Social Studies as Class President, and breaks out of a batting slump. While Nate's big ideas aren't always grand slams, he and his friends can turn any day into a win.

Based on cartoonist Lincoln Peirce's hilarious childhood memories and teaching experiences, Big Nate is a home run for readers everywhere.

Big Shrink

Big Shrink

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The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series, now a Disney Channel Original Movie!

Marigold Ramos can magically make things small - sometimes very, very small. The only problem? She can't figure out how to make them big again.

Maybe a new tutor can help Marigold manage her magic. And maybe her magic will come in handy as she and her friends in the Upside-Down Magic class band together to protest a new rule by their principal, a super unfair rule that bans them from bringing their amazing new toy dragons to school.

But when Marigold starts shrinking her friends and the class bunny, it's a humongous problem! It's time to figure out how Marigold and her friends can make a big statement... without disappearing entirely!

Big Shrink (Upside-Down Magic #6), 6

Big Shrink (Upside-Down Magic #6), 6

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The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series, now a Disney Channel Original Movie!

Marigold Ramos can magically make things small - sometimes very, very small. The only problem? She can't figure out how to make them big again.Maybe a new tutor can help Marigold manage her magic. And maybe her magic will come in handy as she and her friends in the Upside-Down Magic class band together to protest a new rule by their principal, a super unfair rule that bans them from bringing their amazing new toy dragons to school.But when Marigold starts shrinking her friends and the class bunny, it's a humongous problem! It's time to figure out how Marigold and her friends can make a big statement... without disappearing entirely!
Black Forest Burglary Thea Stilton 30

Black Forest Burglary Thea Stilton 30

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Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on an adventure packed with mystery and friendship!

The Thea Sisters are invited to the Festival of Time in Germany! They arrive in the Black Forest and find that a famouse clock has been stolen. The mouselets are on the case. Can they find the thief and return the clock before time runs out?
Bloom

Bloom

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The perfect book right now for young readers searching for hope, strength, inspiration -- and just a little horticultural havoc.--New York Times

The first book in a can't-put-it-down, can't-read-it-fast-enough action-thriller trilogy that's part Hatchet, part Alien!


The invasion begins--but not as you'd expect. It begins with rain. Rain that carries seeds. Seeds that sprout--overnight, everywhere. These new plants take over crop fields, twine up houses, and burrow below streets. They bloom--and release toxic pollens. They bloom--and form Venus flytrap-like pods that swallow animals and people. They bloom--everywhere, unstoppable.

Or are they? Three kids on a remote island seem immune to the toxic plants. Anaya, Petra, Seth. They each have strange allergies--and yet not to these plants. What's their secret? Can they somehow be the key to beating back this invasion? They'd better figure it out fast, because it's starting to rain again....

Boa Constructor: A Branches Book (the Binder of Doom #2), Volume 2

Boa Constructor: A Branches Book (the Binder of Doom #2), Volume 2

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A snake monster is putting the SQUEEZE on the Super Secret Monster Patrol!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

In this second book of the series, construction equipment and machine parts are going missing all over Stermont! Then an entire playground disappears! Could a monster be to blame? The Super Secret Monster Patrol will need to stop this crafty monster FAST -- before the whole town falls apart!
Bob Books: Beginning Readers Workbook

Bob Books: Beginning Readers Workbook

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Don't miss this jumbo workbook jam-packed with stickers and activities tailored specifically for beginning readers!

Don't miss the companion workbook to the bestselling learn-to-read boxed sets! Millions of books have been sold in the Bob Books program thanks to its silly stories, familiar artwork, and easy-to-comprehend text. For the first time, children can now extend their reading journey into these jumbo workbooks, which feature custom content built around each Bob Books storybook. Complete with full-color art and two sheets of stickers, the Bob Books: Beginning Readers Workbook is the perfect way to engage young readers, increase reading comprehension, and nurture pride and confidence in their reading skills. This jumbo workbook ties into three sets: Alphabet, Beginning Readers, and Rhyming Words!
Book Case (Emily Lime)

Book Case (Emily Lime)

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A hilarious illustrated book about a crime-solving heroine who enters a boarding school filled with very peculiar girls, from Bransford Boase Award-winner Dave Shelton.

Daphne is off to an exclusive girls' boarding school, where she'll be given a brand-new start after her expulsion. But St. Rita's school for girls is not your ordinary school. And these are certainly not ordinary girls. As it turns out, nothing is quite what you'd expect at St. Rita's. But then she meets Emily Lime, a crime-solving genius, who's looking for a new library assistant. And the book smart Daphne is just the girl for the job. Mystery and intrigue are about to strike St. Rita's and Emily Lime is going to need all the help she can get.