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Ramona's World
Series: Ramona Quimby
by Beverly Cleary Illustrated by Tracy Dockray

The irresistible, irrepressible Ramona, who's now a fourth-grader, struggles with her spelling, gleefully battles her old nemesis, Yard Ape, and joyfully makes her first real girl friends. Follows the adventures of nine-year-old Ramona at home with big sister Beezus and baby sister Roberta and at school in Mrs.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Series: Harry Potter, Book #6
by J. K. Rowling Illustrated by Mary GrandPré , Kazu Kibuishi

The war against Voldemort is not going well: even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of The Daily Prophet looking for familiar names. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet...

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Let's Get Invisible!
Series: Escalofríos, Book #6
by R. L. Stine

On Max's birthday, he finds a magic mirror in the attic. It can make him invisible. So Max and his friends start playing "now you see me, now you don't." Until Max realizes that he's losing control. Staying invisible a little too long. Having a harder and harder time coming back.

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Little House on the Prairie
Series: Little House, Book #3
by Laura Ingalls Wilder Illustrated by Garth Williams
Laura Ingalls likes her little house in the big woods, which she shares with Ma and Pa, and her two, sisters Mary and Carrie. Winter is coming, and their log house is snug and warm. But the big woods are becoming crowded. Everyday, they hear the thud of an axe on a tree, and Pa wants to leave.
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Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Series: Encyclopedia Brown, Book #1
by Donald J. Sobol Illustrated by Leonard Shortall , Lillian Brandi
Whenever 10-year-old Leroy (nicknamed "Encyclopedia") Brown's father, the chief of police in Idaville, has a difficult case, Encyclopedia always manages to solve it at the dinner table. So, he decides to open his own detective agency.
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Dolphin Diaries #8: Dancing the Seas
Series: Dolphin Diaries, Book #8
by Ben M. Baglio Illustrated by Judith Lawton
Dolphin Diaries is an exciting new series that explores all aspects of dolphins' relationships with mankind.

Jody McGrath's dolphin dreams are coming true! Her whole family is sailing around the world researching dolphins - and Jody is recording all their exciting adventures in her diary!
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Dark Is Rising, The
Series: The Dark is Rising Sequence, Book #2
by Susan Cooper

On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift — that he is destined to seek the six magical Signs of Light. He is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark.

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The Adventures of Captain Underpants
Series: Captain Underpants, Book #1
by Dav Pilkey Illustrated by Dav Pilkey
George likes to write. Harold likes to draw. They figure all superheroes look like they're wearing underpants — and so a new comic-book superhero is born. And this one's got Wedgie Power! The boys are just as creative in real life too.
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Series: Bunnicula
by Deborah Howe , James Howe Illustrated by Alan Daniel

This book is written by Harold. His full time occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. X (here called Monroe) and their sons Toby and Pete.

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Amber Brown Goes Fourth
Series: Amber Brown
by Paula Danziger Illustrated by Tony Ross

Amber Brown isn't entirely ready for fourth grade. She has her pens, pencils, new clothes, and new shoes. But the one thing she doesn't have is her best friend, Justin Daniels. Justin has moved away, leaving Amber utterly best friend-less.

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