My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0451474945

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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Luke, disgruntled that his brother and friend have become superheroes, fails at solving crimes alone but when he discovers an alien plot to overthrow the world, only his sworn enemy will listen.
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My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698192435

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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When Luke's annoying older brother became a superhero instead of him, Luke thought he couldn't get any more disgruntled-- until his friend Lara became a superhero, too. Now Luke's feeling totally left out; even his best friend gets mad at him when Luke's attempts at crime-solving without superpowers go terribly awry. So when Luke discovers an alien plot to overthrow the world, he's got nobody to turn to who'll listen...nobody but his sworn enemy. In this hilarious sequel to My Brother is a Superhero, Luke will have to put on his big-boy Daredevil underpants and find out what heroes and villains are truly made of.
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My Evil Twin Is a Supervillain

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857639578

Category: Brothers

Page: 142

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TITLE PAGE -- OUT OF THIS WORLD REVIEWS FOR MY BROTHER IS A SUPERHERO -- DEDICATION -- 1: MULTIVERSE SCHMULTIVERSE -- 2: HE'S NOT AN EVIL ROBOT IMPOSTER -- 3: THE ROAD NOT TAKEN -- 4: SPACE GERBIL IN THE FORBIDDEN ZONE -- 5: WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR LAD -- 6: STAR DAD -- 7: TREMORS -- 8: TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE DEATH STAR -- 9: ENDLER'S GAME -- 10: THE WONTON SOUP REVELATION -- 11: THE QUANTUM TOILET QUANDARY -- 12: USE THE FLUSH, LUKE -- 13: A FISTFUL OF MACAROONS -- 14: THE TRANS-DIMENSIONAL CARROT TEMPTATION -- 15: WHEN LUKES COLLIDE -- 16: ARMAGORDON -- 17: GET TO THE CHOPPER! -- 18: NICE SUIT -- 19: THE IMPOSSIBLES -- 20: LUKE BEFORE YOU LEAP -- 21: LUKE ME UP WHEN YOU'RE IN TOWN -- 22: LUKE DARKER -- 23: BE ON THE LUKE OUT -- 24: OH NUTZ -- 25: THE COSMIC JENGA CALAMITY THEORY -- 26: THE DARK NIGHT -- 27: STAR LAD vs STELLAR -- 28: YOU MUST BE KITTEN ME -- 29: GOODBYE, MY SON -- 30: THE BOY WHO WOULDN'T GROW UP -- 31: ALL CHANGE -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- COPYRIGHT
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The Secret in Vault 13: A Doctor Who Story

A Doctor Who Story

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405937602

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Written by best-selling children's author David Solomons! The Doctor has never faced a challenge quite like this . . . In the coldest spot in the universe is the Galactic Seed Vault. For generations it has existed to store and preserve examples of plant seeds from across the galaxy, ensuring that in the event of planetary catastrophe, the seeds will survive. And at its heart lies a secret. Vault 13. Unopened for millions of years, no one is sure what it contains. There are rumours of a great treasure, and a terrible weapon. Now the Doctor and her companions are in a race with an ancient order known as the Gardeners of Tellus to unlock the vault. Whoever gains access first will discover the horrifying secret of the Genesis Seed. Perfect for younger readers, this will be a must-have for fans, and a perfect introduction to Doctor Who, and the brilliant new series airing in autumn 2018.
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The Dolls' House

Author: Rumer Godden

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509836705

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Tottie is a loving little wooden doll who lives with her family in a shoebox. The doll family is owned by two sisters, Emily and Charlotte, and they are very happy, except for one thing: they long for a proper home. To their delight, their wish comes true when Emily and Charlotte fix up a Victorian dolls' house - just for them. It's perfect. But then a new arrival starts to wreak havoc in the dolls' house. For Marchpane might be a wonderfully beautiful doll, but she is also terribly cruel. And she always gets her own way . . . First published in 1947, Rumer Godden's classic has been delighting children for generations. Now available in a beautiful new edition, illustrated by Jane Ray.
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Earth's Magic

Author: Pamela F. Service

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375858334

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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The exciting conclusion to this futuristic Arthurian trilogy! Heather and Earl (called Merlin the wizard by most) are working with King Arthur to unite Britain following a terrible nuclear devastation. Merlin’s sworn enemy, Morgan LeFay, is also organizing her forces, hoping to take over the world once and for all. Earth’s only hope is for Earl to find his father, who has been trapped in an enchantment for two thousand years. The problem is, Earl doesn’t know where to look, and worse, doesn’t even know what form the enchantment takes. Time is running out and Earl and Heather must solve the ancient mystery and return with the key to the Earth’s Magic. Traveling to one of the origins of humanity, the ancient kingdom of Kush, Merlin must decipher the key before the summer solstice when a great battle will be waged to decide the future of the earth. With a terrific heroine and an exciting nod to many cultures and legends, this riveting conclusion to Pamela Service’s tightly crafted and ingenious Arthurian trilogy is an exciting homage to the great adventure classics, as well as a marvelous addition to the Arthurian legend. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Girl Who Could Not Dream

Author: Sarah Beth Durst

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544464990

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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"A perfect combination of adventure, humor, and pure imagination!" —Jessica Day George, New York Times best-selling author of Tuesdays at the Castle "Funny, scary, and endlessly inventive.” —Bruce Coville, author of Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher Sophie loves the hidden shop below her parents' bookstore, where dreams are secretly bought and sold. When the dream shop is robbed and her parents go missing, Sophie must unravel the truth to save them. Together with her best friend—a wisecracking and fanatically loyal monster named Monster—she must decide whom to trust with her family’s carefully guarded secrets. Who will help them, and who will betray them?
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The Boy Who Knew Everything

Author: Victoria Forester

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312626002

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

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There is a prophecy. It speaks of a girl who can fly and a boy who knows everything. The prophecy says that they have the power to bring about great change . . . . The boy is Conrad Harrington III. The girl is Piper McCloud. They need their talents now, more than ever, if they are to save the world-and themselves.
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Deep and Dark and Dangerous

Author: Mary Downing Hahn

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547532141

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Just before summer begins, 13-year-old Ali finds an odd photograph in the attic. She knows the two children in it are her mother, Claire, and her aunt Dulcie. But who’s the third person, the one who’s been torn out of the picture? Ali figures she’ll find out while she’s vacationing in Maine with Dulcie and her four-year-old daughter, Emma, in the house where Ali’s mother’s family used to spend summers. All hopes for relaxation are quashed shortly after their arrival, though, when the girls meet Sissy, a kid who’s mean and spiteful and a bad influence on Emma. Strangest of all, Sissy keeps talking about a girl named Teresa who drowned under mysterious circumstances back when Claire and Dulcie were kids, and whose body was never found. At first Ali thinks Sissy’s just trying to scare her with a ghost story, but soon she discovers the real reason why Sissy is so angry. . . . Mary Downing Hahn is at her chilling best in this new supernatural tale that’s certain to send shivers down her readers’ spines.
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Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas

Author: Jonathan W. Stokes

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147515637

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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After twelve-year-old Addison Cooke's uncle unearths ancient Incan secrets in Peru, he is kidnapped by a shadowy organization intent on stealing the treasure unless Addison and his friends can decipher the clues first.
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Too Cool for This School

Author: Kristen Tracy

Publisher: Yearling Books

ISBN: 0375872965

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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When Lane's nonconformist cousin Mint disrupts Lane's orderly life by coming to stay for an extended visit, Lane feels torn by her best friend's mean-spirited plan to ruin Mint's popularity. By the author of The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter.
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Serendipity and Me

Author: Judith Roth

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101602805

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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Sara has always loved cats. She surrounds herself with pictures of cats, stuffed cats, even cat-headed slippers. But she’s never been allowed to have a real cat of her own. Her father has always told her no, for reasons he won’t explain. So when a fluffy snowball of a kitten darts through their front door and into her life, Sara believes her dream might finally come true. But convincing her father to break his strict No Cats policy seems impossible. She has less than a week to persuade him that this kitten is exactly what their lonely, broken family of two needs to heal. Told in lyrical, spare verse, Serendipity & Me is a sparkling novel that elegantly handles the topic of loss for a middle grade audience.
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Saving Mr. Terupt

Author: Rob Buyea

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0449818284

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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Embarking on a first year of junior high, Peter, Alexia and the rest of their friends struggle with personal goals, family dynamics, health challenges and more, until a fight reunites them with their beloved teacher.
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The Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying) (Secrets to Ruling School #1)

Author: Neil Swaab

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613128363

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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It’s the first week of middle school, i.e., the Worst Place in the Entire World. How do you survive in a place where there are tough kids twice your size, sadistic teachers, and restrictions that make jail look like a five-star resort? Easy: with the help of Max Corrigan, middle school “expert” and life coach. Let Max teach you how to win over not just one, but all of the groups in school, from the Preps to the Band Geeks. Along the way, Max offers surefire advice and revealing tips on how to get through universal middle school experiences like gym class, detention, faking sick, dealing with jocks and bullies, and acing exams (without getting caught cheating). In an innovative format that is part narrative and part how-to, acclaimed illustrator Neil Swaab has created a hilarious new reading experience that is reminiscent of video games and sure to engage even the most reluctant reader.
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Sisters

Author: Raina Telgemeier

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545540666

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Raina Telgemeier’s #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile! Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all. Raina uses her signature humor and charm in both present-day narrative and perfectly placed flashbacks to tell the story of her relationship with her sister, which unfolds during the course of a road trip from their home in San Francisco to a family reunion in Colorado.
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Funny Boy

Author: Shyam Selvadurai

Publisher: Emblem Editions

ISBN: 1551997193

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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In this remarkable debut novel, a boy’s bittersweet passage to maturity and sexual awakening is set against escalating political tensions in Sri Lanka, during the seven years leading up to the 1983 riots. Arjie Chelvaratnam is a Tamil boy growing up in an extended family in Colombo. It is through his eyes that the story unfolds and we meet a delightful, sometimes eccentric cast of characters. Arjie’s journey from the luminous simplicity of childhood days into the more intricately shaded world of adults – with its secrets, its injustices, and its capacity for violence – is a memorable one, as time and time again the true longings of the human heart are held against the way things are.
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Agent to the Stars

Author: John Scalzi

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780765357007

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Hot Hollywood agent Thomas Stein advocates on behalf of the peace-seeking Yherajk race, but finds his considerable negotiating talents challenged by his efforts to win humanity's trust in the ugly, bad-smelling aliens.
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