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The Rescue

by Marie Etchell
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: pets

Twelve—year—old Charlie's life is in tatters: his parents are splitting, he's quit soccer, he hasn't had a growth spurt like all his friends, and he wants a dog more than anything. When he volunteers at the vet's, he meets Buster, the Chocolate Labrador Retriever with magical powers who flies Charlie through a series of adventures in which he r …

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The Witch's Apprentice

by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Cherise Harris
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, mythical, african american

The dragons may be out of the bag, but Jaxon is ready to hatch some magic of his own in this third book in the critically acclaimed series—now in paperback.

Ever since the baby dragons were returned to the magical realm, things have been off. The New York summer has been unusually cold. A strange sleeping sickness is spreading across the city. And …

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Night Owl (Upside-Down Magic #8)

by Emily Jenkins; Lauren Myracle & Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series!

 

It’s Big Night in Dunwiddle . . . and that means the whole school has a sleepover like no other. For one night every year, magic students run through the halls, hunting for the objects that will win them a super …

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Tanner and the magic tongue

by Evan Nadeau, illustrated by Meg Clark
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: dogs, humorous stories

While Tanner the dog and his sister Sadie are playing in the yard, they stumble across a fantastic secret… Tanner has a magic tongue!

It’s lots of fun at first, but soon, Tanner’s magic gets out of control. Whatever will Sadie do?

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Les timbrés 6 : Le mystère du marais

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: action & adventure, humorous stories, time travel

 

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Les mêmes timbrés, de nouvelles aventures! Retrouvez Tia et Léo dans de nouveaux épisodes remplis de retournements inattendus et de personnages intrigants. L’action est au rendez-vous! Les jeunes lecteurs sont-ils prêts?

 

L’année scolaire est terminée! Léo a décidé de passer son été à tondre des pe …

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I'm 8, It's Great Mad Libs

World's Greatest Word Game

by Kim Ostrow
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: activity books, grammar, birthdays

Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and the perfect gift or activity for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about being 8!  

Throw those velcro shoes away and put on those laced ones -- you're 8, you're great, and you're old enough to VERB! With 21 “fill-in-t …

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Glam Prix Racers: Fast to the Finish!

by Deanna Kent, illustrated by Neil Hooson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: action & adventure

"Wacky Races meets Candy Crush ... Fizzes with fast-paced fun!" —Mo O'Hara, New York Times bestselling author of the My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series
From creative team Deanna Kent and Neil Hooson comes Glam Prix Racers: Fast to the Finish!, the third full-color adventure in their young graphic novel trilogy about a team of fantasy creatures an …

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Seekers of the Fox

Thieves of Shadow, Book Two

by Kevin Sands
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: fantasy & magic, law & crime

A dying friend, a terrible bargain, an underwater quest, and dangerous magic . . . this thrilling adventure picks up right where Children of the Fox leaves off. Fans of twisty, clever stories like The False Prince and Ocean's Eleven will love this newest series from Kevin Sands, author of the bestselling Blackthorn Key.

Rule number one: Never mess …

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Children of the Fox

Thieves of Shadow, Book One

by Kevin Sands
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, law & crime

From the bestselling author of The Blackthorn Key series comes a thrilling Ocean's Eleven-like heist story for young readers, now in trade paperback format. Five kids with unusual talents are brought together to commit an impossible crime. Failure is unacceptable . . . but success could be deadly.

A magic-infused fantasy that brings together a ragt …

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The Fabled Stables: Trouble with Tattle-Tails

by Jonathan Auxier, illustrated by Olga Demidova
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: fantasy & magic, friendship

The second book in the magical chapter-book adventure series by the Governor General Award–winning author of Sweep, now in paperback.

Auggie was just like most other boys, except in one way. Auggie had a job. Auggie worked in the Fabled Stables — a magical place full of one-of-a-kind creatures. Sometimes the Fabled Stables changed to make room f …