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Help your child fill a boring day or boost a bad mood with these laugh-out-loud titles.
 
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book #1
by Jeff Kinney Illustrated by Jeff Kinney
"Boys don't keep diaries, or do they?"
It's a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving.
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Hardcover Book: $9.76

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Superworm
by Julia Donaldson Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard, who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure.
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Picture Book: $11.89

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Sidekicks
by Dan Santat Illustrated by Dan Santat
Look up in the sky! It's a bold new graphic novel about superhero pets!

Captain Amazing, superhero and savior of Metro City, is getting old. He's out all hours battling arch-villains, catching thieves, and helping little old ladies cross the street. He doesn't even have time for his house full of pets.

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Paperback Book: $10.39

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Superfudge
Series: Fudge
by Judy Blume

The unstoppable Farley Drexel Hatcher — better known as Fudge — is back with more adventures and sidesplitting hijinks. Even though this is the sequel to Judy Blume's Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, this book can be read on its own.

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Magic Pickle
Series: Magic Pickle, Book #1
by Scott Morse Illustrated by Scott Morse

The full-color graphic novel version of the Magic Pickle legend!

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Paperback Book: $7.99

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How to Eat Fried Worms
by Thomas Rockwell Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

Because of a bet, Billy is in the uncomfortable position of having to eat fifteen worms in fifteen days.

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Frindle
by Andrew Clements Illustrated by Brian Selznick

Fifth grader Nick Allen knows just how to make school more cool. In third grade, he transformed Miss Deaver's room into a tropical paradise with some paper palm trees and a sandy beach. In fourth grade, he taught his classmates to mimic the high-pitched calls of blackbirds.


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Paperback Book: $4.79

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Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Series: Dear Dumb Diary, Book #1
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton

Read the hilarious, candid (& sometimes mean) diaries of Jamie Kelly, who promises that everything in her diary is true...or at least as true as it needs to be.

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Paperback Book: $5.59

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Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House
Series: Geronimo Stilton, Book #3
by Geronimo Stilton
Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun.
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Paperback Book: $6.39

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Night of the Living Dummy
Series: Goosebumps, Book #7
by R. L. Stine
When twins Lindy and Kris find a ventriloquist's dummy in a dumpster, Lindy decides to rescue it and name it Slappy. Kris is green with envy. It's not fair. Why does Lindy get to have all the fun and all the attention? Kris decides to get a dummy of her own. She'll show Lindy. But then things begin to happen.
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Fairest of All
Series: Whatever After, Book #1
by Sarah Mlynowski
A fresh, modern spin on a classic fairy tale, from bestselling author Sarah Mlynowski!
Mirror, mirror, on the basement wall.... Once upon a time my brother and I were normal kids. The next minute? The mirror in our basement slurped us up and magically transported us inside Snow White's fairy tale.
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Hardcover Book: $10.49

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Moving Day
by Meg Cabot

When nine-year-old Allie Finkle's parents announce that they are moving her and her brothers from their suburban split-level into an ancient Victorian in town, Allie is sure her life is over.

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CD: $13.96

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Paperback Book: $5.59

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Matilda
by Roald Dahl Illustrated by Quentin Blake

"The Trunchbull" is no match for Matilda!

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Judy Moody Around the World in 8 1/2 Days
Series: Judy Moody
by Megan McDonald Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

A brand-new friend and a big class project put Judy in an international mood in this comical adventure.

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Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life
Series: Dork Diaries, Book #1
by Rachel Renée Russell

Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes and sketches in her diary about her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school and about giving up on being part of the elite group, before figuring out a way to simply be herself — and get a new cell phone.

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Ghost Pirate Treasure
Series: Creepella von Cacklefur, Book #3
by Geronimo Stilton

Oh, no! Billy Squeakspeare has a big problem, and he needs Creepella's help. Someone's been digging holes around Squeakspeare Mansion at night, and Billy wants to find out who it is.

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Paperback Book: $6.39

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Strange Case of Origami Yoda, The
Series: Origami Yoda, Book #1
by Tom Angleberger

In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren't strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient.

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Paperback Book: $7.15

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