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Noteworthy Books From 2016

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Kill the Boy Band
by Goldy Moldavsky

Okay, so just know from the start that it wasn't supposed to go like this. All we wanted was to get near The Ruperts, our favorite boy band.

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Save Me a Seat
by Sarah Weeks , Gita Varadarajan
Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: school.
Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine until his best friends moved away and left him on his own.
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Emma and Julia Love Ballet
by Barbara McClintock Illustrated by Barbara McClintock

Emma is little. Julia is big.

They both love ballet.

Emma takes ballet lessons. So does Julia.
Emma is learning to be a ballerina.
Julia is a professional ballerina.

They are both excited about the big performance in the theater tonight.

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The Key to Extraordinary
by Natalie Lloyd

Everyone in Emma's family is special. Her ancestors include Revolutionary War spies, brilliant scientists, and famous musicians — every single one of which learned of their extraordinary destiny through a dream.

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Julia the Sleeping Beauty Fairy
by Daisy Meadows

Happily Ever After?

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Cross Fire
by Michael Kogge

What happened to our favorite superheroes to turn them against each other? Get insider knowledge with this original prequel novel, set before the events of Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Here Comes the Shaggedy
Series: Goosebumps Most Wanted, Book #9
by R. L. Stine

The most notorious, creepiest, ghouliest Goosebumps characters are on the loose and out to get you! No place is safe. You can't hide, you can't escape. You may not want them but the Most Wanted Goosebumps villains want YOU!

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Every Day Birds
by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater Illustrated by Dylan Metrano
"Chickadee wears a wee black cap. Jay is loud and bold. Nuthatch perches upside-down. Finch is clothed in gold."

Young readers are fascinated with birds in their world. Every Day Birds helps children identify and learn about common birds.
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Josh Baxter Levels Up
by Gavin Brown

Josh Baxter is sick and tired of hitting the reset button. It's not easy being the new kid for the third time in two years. One mistake and now the middle school football star is out to get him. And Josh's sister keeps offering him lame advice about how to make friends, as if he needs her help finding allies!

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My Autosaurus Will Win!
Series: Geronimo Stilton Cavemice, Book #10
by Geronimo Stilton

It's the start of an exciting cavemice contest: a race to Boulder Bay and back! It's a dangerous route, but it will supply the village cheese maker with rare hot lava peppers, and there's a big cash prize.

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Attack of the Legion of Doom!
by J. E. Bright

An all-new LEGO(R) DC SUPER HEROES adventure! Join Batman(TM), Superman(TM), Wonder Woman(TM), and more as they take on LEGO DC super villains in this hilarious and action-packed story.

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Digging for Dinos
Series: Haggis and Tank Unleashed, Book #2
by Jessica Young Illustrated by James Burks

Haggis and Tank's big imaginations take them on a search for real live dinosaurs! They build a nest for dino eggs and play baseball with a triceratops. But then the ground starts shaking. Is a T-rex chasing Haggis and Tank? Or could something else be headed their way?

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Tales of the Fallen Beasts
Series: Spirit Animals
by Emily Seife , Brandon Mull , Billy Merrell , Nick Eliopulos , Gavin Brown

Save the spirit animals in this gripping second special edition in the "New York Times" bestselling series, tied to the brand-new Fall of the Beasts arc.

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Tales of the Rebellion
Series: LEGO Star Wars, Book #3
by AMEET Studio Illustrated by AMEET Studio

This humorous and action-packed book features all of your favorite Star Wars heroes and villains in three all-new original stories!

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Beetle Boy
by M. G. Leonard

Darkus Cuttle's dad mysteriously goes missing from his job as Director of Science at the Natural History Museum. Vanished without a trace! From a locked room!


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Firelight
Series: Amulet, Book #7
by Kazu Kibuishi Illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi

Emily, Trellis, and Vigo visit Algos Island, where they can access and enter lost memories. They're hoping to uncover the events of Trellis's mysterious childhood — knowledge they can use against the Elf King. What they discover is a dark secret that changes everything.

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The Memory of Light
by Francisco X. Stork

When Vicky Cruz wakes up in the Lakeview Hospital Mental Disorders ward, she knows one thing: She can't even commit suicide right. But for once, a mistake works out well for her, as she meets Mona, the live wire; Gabriel, the saint; E.M., always angry; and Dr. Desai, a quiet force.

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Cleonardo
by Mary GrandPré Illustrated by Mary GrandPré

Cleonardo's father is an inventor. So was her grandfather, her great-grandfather, and all the great-greats before them. Cleo wants to be an inventor too. She tries to help her father in his workshop, but he never uses her great ideas. Can Cleo invent something big and important and perfect all by herself?

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Dog Man
Series: Hombre Perro, Book #1
by Dav Pilkey Illustrated by Dav Pilkey
New from the creator of Captain Underpants, it's Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!

George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers.
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Some Kind of Courage
by Dan Gemeinhart

Joseph Johnson has lost just about everyone he's ever loved. He lost his pa in an accident. He lost his ma and his little sister to sickness. And now, he's lost his pony — fast, fierce, beautiful Sarah, taken away by a man who had no right to take her.

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Falling Over Sideways
by Jordan Sonnenblick
It's not easy being Claire. (Really.)

Claire's life is a joke, but she's not laughing. While her friends seem to be leaping forward, she's dancing in the same place. The mean girls at school are living up to their mean name, and there's a boy, Ryder, who's just as bad, if not worse.
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The Forgetting
by Sharon Cameron

What isn't written, isn't remembered. Even your crimes. Nadia lives in the city of Canaan, where life is safe and structured, hemmed in by white stone walls and no memory of what came before.

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Audacity Jones to the Rescue
Series: Audacity Jones, Book #1
by Kirby Larson

Audacity Jones is an eleven-year-old orphan who aches for adventure, a challenge to break up the monotony of her life at Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls. Life as a wayward girl isn't so bad; Audie has the best of friends, a clever cat companion, and plenty of books to read.

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Barnacle Is Bored
by Jonathan Fenske Illustrated by Jonathan Fenske

Barnacle is stuck on the underside of a pier, wishing he had something to do. Every day is exactly the same. The tide comes in and Barnacle gets wet. The tide goes out and Barnacle dries off. Boring! Barnacle wants something exciting to happen. Then a colorful fish swims by.

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Ghosts
by Raina Telgemeier Illustrated by Raina Telgemeier

Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea.

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Unbound
by Ann E. Burg

Grace has grown up in slavery. As difficult as life on the Virginia plantation is, at least she has her family: Momma, her younger brothers, Thomas and Willy, Aunt Sara, and Uncle Jim. When she overhears Master and Mistress plotting to sell her brothers, she and her family decide to run away that same night.

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Darkstalker
Series: Wings of Fire
by Tui T. Sutherland
Before the battle of the SandWing queens; before the prophecy and the dragonets sent to save Pyrrhia from endless war; a long, long time ago ... evil was born.
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Du Iz Tak?
by Carson Ellis Illustrated by Carson Ellis
Du iz tak? What is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies peer at it in wonder. When the plant grows taller and sprouts leaves, some young beetles arrive to gander, and soon, with the help of a pill bug named Icky, they wrangle a ladder and build a tree fort.
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Freedom Over Me
by Ashley Bryan Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
This gentle but uncompromising book looks at the monetary value unfeelingly assigned to slaves, asking readers to imagine what it felt like to be looked up and down and found to be less valuable than a chair. Less than an ox. Less than a dress.
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Girl Who Drank the Moon, The
by Kelly Barnhill
Every year the people of the protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise swamp monster and a perfectly tiny dragon.
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