. With only the cats and an unusual boy she meets in Elsewhere on her side, it’s up to Olive to save the house from the shadows, before the lights go out for good. Then olive finds a pair of antique spectacles in a dusty drawer and discovers the most peculiar thing yet: She can travel inside the house’s spooky paintings to a world that’s strangely quiet.
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To Night Owl From DogfishDial Books #ad - Their dads hope that they will find common ground and become friends--and possibly, one day, even sisters. Now that they can't imagine life without each other, will the two girls who sometimes call themselves Night Owl and Dogfish figure out a way to be a family? What they have in common is that they are both twelve years old, and are both being raised by single, gay dads.
When their dads fall in love, against their will, Bett and Avery are sent, to the same sleepaway camp. Bett devlin, and loves all animals as well as the ocean, who's fearless, outgoing, lives in California. But things soon go off the rails for the girls and for their dads too, and they find themselves on a summer adventure that neither of them could have predicted.
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And so begins the only thing that could make life in Petersville worth living: getting the recipe, making the doughnuts, and bringing them back to the town through his very own doughnut stand. But his life takes a turn for the worse when his parents decide to move to middle-of-nowhere Petersville―a town with one street and no restaurants.
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It's like suddenly they're supposed to be this other family, one that can survive without bagels and movie theaters. His suspicions about his new town are confirmed when he's tricked into believing the local general store has life-changing chocolate cream doughnuts, when in fact the owner hasn't made them in years.
The Last Last-Day-of-SummerVersify #ad - And as the summer winds down and the first day of school looms, the boys are craving just a little bit more time for fun, even as they bicker over what kind of fun they want to have. Otto and sheed are the local sleuths in their zany Virginia town, masters of unraveling mischief using their unmatched powers of deduction.
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The last last-day-of-summer reminds me that all children deserve to exist in magical spaces where their imaginations and familial bonds will them into heroism.
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The library of ever is an instant classic for middle grade readers and booklovers everywhere―an adventure across time and space, as a young girl becomes a warrior for the forces of knowledge. With her parents off traveling the globe, Lenora is bored, bored, bored―until she discovers a secret doorway into the ultimate library.
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And lenora becomes its newly appointed Fourth Assistant Apprentice Librarian.
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Fans of katherine applegate and Erin Entrada Kelly will love this quirky story of a determined girl, and some extraordinary chickens. Determined, resourceful Sophie learns to care for her flock, earning money for chicken feed, collecting eggs. Told in letters to sophie’s abuela, a chicken-care correspondence course, and more, Unusual Chickens is a quirky, quizzes, to-do lists, clucky classic in the making.
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It's 1985, and the summer before seventh grade is just beginning. Alfred a knopf Books for Young Readers.