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Too Many Moose

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              Too Many Moose! by Lisa M. Bakos ; illustrated by Mark Chambers “When Martha gets an unusual pet, she’s delighted by all of the fun things they do together. If one moose is this marvelous, then more moose must be even better! Pretty soon, Martha has more moose than she can handle”– Provided ... Read More »

Gingerbread Christmas

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          Gingerbread Christmas by Jan Brett “Gingerbread Baby and his friend, Matti, take his gingerbread band to the Christmas Festival where they are a hit–until the aroma of gingerbread reaches the children, signaling the time to run away”– Provided by publisher. Read More »

The Tapper Twins Run For President

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              The Tapper Twins Run For President by Geoff Rodkey A humorous oral history that chronicles twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper’s heated competition to become sixth grade class president of their New York City private school, through text messages, photographs, screenshots, and more. Read More »

The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee

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            The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee by Erin Petti ; with illustrations by Kris Aro McLeod Eleven-year-old Thelma Bee is a budding scientist who has curiosity and adventure in her blood, but when a ghost kidnaps her father her only clues for getting her dad back are a strange jewelry box and the word ... Read More »

Skeleton Island

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            Skeleton Island by Angie Sage ; illustrated by John Kelly Stranded overnight during a school trip to Skeleton Island, Araminta and her best friend Wanda must thwart a terrifying crew of pirate skeletons. Read More »

The Graveyard Book

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            The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman ; with illustrations by Dave McKean The orphan Bod, short for Nobody, is taken in by the inhabitants of a graveyard as a child of eighteen months and raised lovingly and carefully to the age of eighteen years by the community of ghosts and otherworldly creatures. Read More »

A Good Night For Ghosts

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              A Good Night For Ghosts by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the “King of Jazz.” Read More »