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New and Fun Books

New and Fun Books

  • The Hunger Games

    by Suzanne Collins Year Published:

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  • The Mysterious Benedict Society

    by Trenton Lee Stewart Year Published:
    After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.

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Fantasy

Fantasy

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

    by C.S. Lewis Year Published: Average
    From Barnes and Noble: Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.

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  • The Phantom Tollbooth

    by Norton Juster Year Published: Challenging
    Milo, a very bored little boy, receives an unusual package one day: a make- believe tollbooth. When he drives through it in his electric toy car, he is suddenly transported to the Lands Beyond, a fantastic world of imagination.--From SparkNotes.com

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Mystery

  • Chasing Vermeer

    by Blue Balliett Year Published: Average
    f you like a good book filled with wacky characters you will enjoy Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett. The book is illustrated by Brett Helquist who also illustrated A Series of Unfortunate Events. The illustrations hold clues to solving the mystery.

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  • The Wright Three

    by Blue Balliett Year Published: Average
    Spring semester at the Lab School in Hyde Park finds Petra and Calder drawn into another mystery when unexplainable accidents and ghostly happenings throw a spotlight on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and it's up to the two junior sleuths to piece together the clues. Stir in the return of Calder's friend Tommy (which creates a tense triangle), H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man, 3D pentominoes, and the hunt for a coded message left behind by Wright, and the kids become tangled in a dangerous web in which life and art intermingle with death, deception, and surprise.

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