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Gordon: Bark to the Future

Ashley Spires

His partner has been captured. His superior officer has been neutralized. And his distress calls have gone unanswered. That means he must fight the aliens alone! So what's a genius dog to do? Time travel, of course! He'll use his new time machine to travel back in time, then he can stop the invasion before it happens. But there's a malfunction: instead of sending him back five days, the time machine sends him back five years! And now he's out of fuel! Can Gordon get back to the future in time to save his friends and his humans? Ages 7 to 10.

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Llama Llama Loves to Read

Anna Dewdney

Throughout the school day, the teacher helps Llama Llama and the other children practice their letters, shows word cards, reads stories, and brings them to the library where they can all choose a favorite book. By the end of the day, Llama Llama is recognizing words and can't wait to show Mama Llama that he's becoming a reader! Ages 3 to 5.

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The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

Stacy McAnulty

Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has been homeschooled by her grandma. Now, at 12 years old, she’s technically ready for college, but her grandma insists that Lucy go to middle school for 1 year, make 1 friend, join 1 activity, and read 1 book (that's not a math textbook). Can Lucy pass this final test and solve the hardest equation of all - middle school? Ages 8 to 12.

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Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate

James Dean

Pete the Kitty is super excited to visit his friend Grumpy Toad’s house for a playdate! Grumpy Toad has all the best toys: a truck, building blocks, and a superhero cape. Far out! It’s going to be cat-tastic! But when Grumpy Toad refuses to share any of his cool toys with Pete, neither of them are having any fun. Will Grumpy Toad ever share his toys with his friend Pete? Ages 4 to 8.

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The Trials of Apollo: The Burning Maze

Rick Riordan

The formerly glorious god Apollo, cast down to earth in punishment by Zeus, is now an awkward mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos. In order to regain his place on Mount Olympus, Lester must restore five Oracles that have gone dark. With the help of some demigod friends, Lester managed to survive his first two trials. Now, Lester and Meg must go through the Labyrinth to find the third emperor--and an Oracle who speaks in word puzzles--somewhere in the American Southwest. Ages 10 to 14.

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