SAA Grade 4 Summer Reading

All orders placed by May 4 will be delivered to your son before the end of school. Any purchases made at the store during the same dates will benefit SAA.

Order summer reading or anything else from The Twig Book Shop and a portion of your purchase will be donated to the San Antonio Academy Library! When shopping in the store, be sure to alert the Twig associate to attribute your sale to the San Antonio Academy. When shopping online please put SAA in the order notes.

Orders may be submitted online 24/7 or by phone between 10am and 6 pm daily (210-826-6411).

Orders placed after May 4 can either be mailed to your home (shipping charges apply) or picked up at The Twig for no extra charge.

Please be sure to choose "Pick up at store" as the delivery option if you do not wish to pay for shipping!

Thank you for supporting local, independent bookselling! 


The One and Only Ivan By Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel The One and Only Ivan is now a major motion picture streaming on Disney+


One-Handed Catch By MJ Auch Cover Image
By MJ Auch
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312535759
Availability: Special Order
Published: Square Fish - March 3rd, 2009

"Dad had asked me to give him a hand, and that's exactly what I was doing. I was fast becoming part of the fourteen-cent chopped meat special—which, I'm told, was not a big seller for the rest of the day."


Pickle: The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School By Kim Baker, Tim Probert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kim Baker, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250044273
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Published: Square Fish - May 6th, 2014

This is the story of THE LEAGUE OF PICKLEMAKERS

Ben: who began it all by sneaking in one night and filling homeroom with ball-pit balls.
Frank: who figured out that an official club, say a pickle-making club, could receive funding from the PTA.
Oliver: Who once convinced half of the class that his real parents had found him and he was going to live in a submarine.


The Terrible Two By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781419727375
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - October 3rd, 2017

It's prankster against prankster in the first book of the hilarious New York Times bestselling series by Mac Barnett and Jory John!
 
Miles Murphy is known for one thing and one thing only: pranking.
 
He’s the best prankster his school has ever seen.


Frindle By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689818769
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1998

From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words.

Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas.


The Janitor's Boy By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689835858
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2001

IT WAS THE PERFECT CRIME
Unfortunately, it also led to the perfect punishment. When Jack Rankin gets busted for defacing a school desk with a huge wad of disgusting, watermelon bubble gum, the principal sentences him to three weeks of after-school gum cleanup for the chief custodian. The problem is, Jack's anger at the chief custodian was the reason for his gum project in the first place.


The School Story By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689851865
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2002

Two middle school girls scheme to publish a book in this novel from Andrew Clements, the author of Frindle.

Natalie's best friend, Zoe, is sure that the novel Natalie's written is good enough to be published. But how can a twelve-year-old girl publish a book?


Gregor the Overlander (Scholastic Gold) (The Underland Chronicles #1) By Suzanne Collins Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439678131
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 25th, 2013

This irresistible novel by Suzanne Collins tells the story of a boy who embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny -- and find his father -- in a strange world beneath New York City.

Gregor the Overlander joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels.


Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher: A Magic Shop Book By Bruce Coville, Gary A. Lippincott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bruce Coville, Gary A. Lippincott (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152062521
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Published: Clarion Books - November 1st, 2007

Beloved author Bruce Coville's classic tale about a boy who accidentally hatches a dragon.

Sixth-grader Jeremy Thatcher discovers a strange magic shop he has never seen before. He enters, and his life is changed forever. Buying what he thinks is a marble, he discovers he has really purchased a dragon’s egg. 


The BFG By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410387
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2007

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda

One of TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time


The Ghost of Fossil Glen (Ghost Mysteries #1) By Cynthia DeFelice Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780312602130
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Published: Square Fish - March 30th, 2010

The Ghost of Fossil Glen gripping ghost story and murder mystery by a popular and highly regarded author.


The Great Brain By John D. Fitzgerald, Mercer Mayer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John D. Fitzgerald, Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142400586
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - February 9th, 2004

This first book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl.


My Side of the Mountain By Jean Craighead George Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780141312422
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Published: Puffin Books - May 21st, 2001

"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."The New York Times Book Review


Spy Camp (Spy School) By Stuart Gibbs Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442457546
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 8th, 2014

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, top-secret training continues into summer for aspiring spy Ben Ripley—and so does the danger.

Ben Ripley is a middle schooler whose school is not exactly average—he’s spent the last year training to be a top-level spy and dodging all sorts of associated danger.


The Thing About Georgie By Lisa Graff Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060875916
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Published: HarperCollins - August 26th, 2008

Fans of Kate DiCamillo and R. J. Palacio will love The Thing About Georgie, a warm and humorous story starring an unforgettable young boy with dwarfism, from acclaimed author Lisa Graff.

"An upbeat and sensitive look at what it's like to be different, this novel will spark discussion.” (Booklist)


The Genius Files #3: You Only Die Twice By Dan Gutman Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061827723
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2013

The most exciting road trip in history continues! In this third book in the thrilling, New York Times bestselling adventure series, twelve-year-old twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald dodge nefarious villains all the way to Graceland.


One Dead Spy (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #1): A Revolutionary War Tale By Nathan Hale Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419703966
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Published: Amulet Books - August 1st, 2012

Meet America's first spy Nathan Hale in this installment of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series!
 
“I regret that I have but one life to give for my country.” These are the famous last words of Nathan Hale, a spy for the American rebels in the Revolutionary War.
But who was this Nathan Hale?


Stormbreaker (Alex Rider #1) By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142406113
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Published: Puffin Books - February 16th, 2006

Alex Rider is now an IMDb TV/Amazon Original Series!

Meet the orphan turned teen superspy who's saving the world one mission at a time—from #1 New York Times bestselling author!

 


Hamster Magic (Magical Mix-Ups #1) By Lynne Jonell, Brandon Dorman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynne Jonell, Brandon Dorman (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375866166
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2012

From Lynne Jonell, the popular author of Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat, comes a high-spirited story of mixed-up magic and wishes gone awry.


Dying to Meet You (43 Old Cemetery Road) By Kate Klise, M. Sarah Klise (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Klise, M. Sarah Klise (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780547398488
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Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2010

This giggly ghost story, the first installment of the award-winning 43 Old Cemetery Road series, explores forgiveness, what it means to be a family, and opening one’s heart.

When I. B. Grumply moves into the old Victorian mansion on 43 Old Cemetery Road, all he’s looking for is some peace and quiet so he can finally finish his next bestseller.


From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler By E.L. Konigsburg Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689711817
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler!

When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully.


Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked By Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062071644
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Published: Walden Pond Press - May 7th, 2013

Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked is the first in a series of zany, action-packed middle grade mysteries featuring platypus police detectives Rick Zengo and Corey O’Malley.
 
When a call comes in about a crime down at the docks involving a missing schoolteacher and a duffle bag full of illegal fish, Zengo and O’Malley are going to hav


Savvy By Ingrid Law Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142414330
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 23rd, 2010

A Newbery Honor Book


The Lions of Little Rock By Kristin Levine Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142424353
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Published: Puffin Books - January 10th, 2013

"Satisfying, gratifying, touching, weighty—this authentic piece of work has got soul."—The New York Times Book Review


The Willoughbys By Lois Lowry Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780385737760
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Published: Yearling - March 23rd, 2010

Now a Netflix animated film starring Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski, Séan Cullen, and Ricky Gervais!


Number the Stars By Lois Lowry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547577098
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Published: Clarion Books - May 2nd, 2011

The unforgettable Newbery Medal–winning novel from Lois Lowry. As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.


Athlete vs. Mathlete By W. C. Mack Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781599908588
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 5th, 2013

Owen Evans lights up the scoreboards. His brother, Russell, rocks the school boards. These twin brothers couldn't be more different. They've long kept the peace by going their separate ways, but all that is about to change. The new basketball coach recruits Russell for the seventh grade team and a jealous Owen has to fight to stay in the game.


11 Birthdays: A Wish Novel By Wendy Mass Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545052405
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 1st, 2010

This hilarious novel from award-winning author Wendy Mass is now available in paperback!

It's Amanda's 11th birthday and she is super excited---after all, 11 is so different from 10. But from the start, everything goes wrong.


Fairest of All (Whatever After #1) By Sarah Mlynowski Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545485715
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 1st, 2013

Mirror, mirror, on the basement wall . . .

The first installment of Sarah Mylowski's New York Times bestselling series!Be the bravest of them all . . .Once upon a time my brother and I were normal kids. The next minute?


War Horse (Scholastic Gold) By Michael Morpurgo Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439796644
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 2010

An unforgettable tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey.

It is 1914, and Joey, a farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of World War I on the Western Front.


Shiloh Season (The Shiloh Quartet) By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689806469
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

Marty gets to keep Shiloh! He wasn’t able to rescue all the dogs that Judd Travers mistreated, but at least Shiloh is safe . . . right?

Not necessarily, it turns out. With hunting season approaching, Judd has started drinking again, and hunting on the outskirts of Marty’s family property. What if Judd tries to take back Shiloh?


How to Steal a Dog: A Novel By Barbara O'Connor Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312561123
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Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2009

Don't miss Barbara O'Connor's other middle-grade work—like Wish; Wonderland; Greetings from Nowhere; Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia; The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester; and more!


Dogsong By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416939627
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2007

A Newbery Honor Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults and Notable Book

A teen boy wants to trade in the noise of his contemporary world for the song of nature and the old ways in this poignant young adult adventure.

Something is bothering Russel Susskit.


Hatchet By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416936473
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.


The River (A Hatchet Adventure #2) By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780307929617
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Published: Ember - March 13th, 2012

The government sends Brian back to the Canadian wilderness in this beloved follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen!
 


Woodsong By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416939399
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2007

Three-time Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen recounts the remarkable experiences that shaped his life and inspired his award-winning novels in this vividly detailed nonfiction middle grade book.

Gary Paulsen is no stranger to adventure.


Lawn Boy By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780553494655
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Published: Yearling - March 24th, 2009

One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about "the beauty of capitalism. Supply and Demand. Diversify labor. Distribute the wealth." "Wealth?" I said.


Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #1: Wolf Brother By Michelle Paver, Geoff Taylor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Paver, Geoff Taylor (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060728274
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 21st, 2006

“Fantasy adventure on a grand scale, with a wealth of wilderness lore and convincing characterizations.” —Booklist

Fans of Fablehaven and City of Ember will devour Michelle Paver’s bestselling fantasy series about one boy’s epic fight against evil and the wolf who guides him.


The Magic Thief By Sarah Prineas, Antonio Javier Caparo (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061375903
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Published: HarperCollins - April 21st, 2009

Discover the fantasy and wonder of The Magic Thief, the first book in Sarah Prineas’s acclaimed middle grade fantasy series! Diana Wynne Jones, author of Howl's Moving Castle, said: "I couldn't put it down. Wonderful, exciting stuff."


The classic first book about Percy Jackson, the troubled boy who discovers he is the son of Poseidon, and his adventures with demigods, monsters, and Greek gods.


Henry Reed, Inc. By Keith Robertson, Robert McCloskey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Keith Robertson, Robert McCloskey (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140341447
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 1989

Henry Reed has arrived in Grover's Corner--and the town will never be the same. While spending the summer with his aunt and uncle, Henry comes up with a sure-fire money-making project: Henry Reed, Inc., Research. Henry's neighbor, Midge Glass, has an even more sure-fire hit: Reed and Glass, Inc. Now with Henry's ingenious mind and Midge's practical reasoning, Reed and Class Inc.


Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow By James Rollins Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061473814
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Published: HarperCollins - February 9th, 2010

When a mysterious envelope arrives for Jake Ransom, he and his older sister, Kady, are plunged into a gripping chain of events. An artifact found by their parents—on the expedition from which they never returned—leads Jake and Kady to a strange world inhabited by a peculiar mix of long-lost civilizations, a world that may hold the key to their parents' disappearance.


The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I By Marie Rutkoski Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250018045
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Published: Square Fish - January 8th, 2013

Marie Rutkoski's startling debut novel, the first book in the Kronos Chronicles, about the risks we take to protect those we love, brims with magic, political intrigue, and heroism.


Dogs Don't Tell Jokes By Louis Sachar Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780679833727
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Published: Yearling - August 11th, 1992

A sidesplitting classic from Newbery Medalist and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover!
 


Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet By Graham Salisbury Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375846007
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Published: Yearling - April 27th, 2010

A humorous chapter book about a fourth-grade boy, full of the fun of growing up in Hawaii.
 
Calvin Coconut lives near the beach in Kailua, Hawaii, with his mom and his little sister. All his friends live there, too.


Wonderstruck By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780545027892
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - September 13th, 2011

Don't miss Selznick's other novels in words and pictures, The Invention of Hugo Cabret and The Marvels, which together with Wonderstruck, form an extraordinary thematic trilogy!

In this groundbreaking tour de force, Caldecott Medalist and bookmaking pioneer Brian Selznick sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.


Aliens on Vacation (The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast) By Clete Barrett Smith, Christian Slade (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781423157236
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2012

13-year-old David discovers that his grandmother's inn is a portal for comical aliens from all over the universe---a secret that, until now, she has been able to keep from her small town.

Scrub isn't happy about having to spend the summer with his hippie grandmother in "Middle of Nowhere," Washington.


Jake and Lily By Jerry Spinelli Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064471985
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 1st, 2018

Beloved Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, author of Maniac Magee and Wringer, addresses issues of identity, belonging, family, and bullying in this humorous and heartfelt novel about twins. 


Danger on Panther Peak By Bill Wallace Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781416941101
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Published: Aladdin - January 29th, 2008


Stay off Panther Peak.

When Tom and his family move to his grandfather's ranch, Grandpa warns Tom to stay away from Panther Peak, even though there hasn't been a panther in the area for decades.


Trapped in Death Cave By Bill Wallace Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689853418
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Published: Aladdin - September 1st, 2002

A CURSED TREASURE!
Everybody thinks Gary's grampa died in a fishing accident. But from a note Grampa left, Gary suspects he was murdered. The note tells of a million dollars in gold hidden in a cave and an old Indian curse promising that anyone who touches it will die! Gary and his friend Brian are sure that if they find the gold, they will also find Grampa's killer.


City of Orphans By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416971085
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2012

Plot twists, big accusations, and plenty of shifty, crooked characters fill the pages of this harrowing adventure from Newbery Medalist Avi.

The streets of 1893 New York are crowded and filthy. For thirteen-year-old newsboy Maks Geless, they are also dangerous. Bruno, leader of the awful Plug Ugly Gang, has set his sights on Maks and orders his boys to track him down.


Stuart Little 75th Anniversary Edition By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator) Cover Image
By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064400565
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Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

The classic story by E. B. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte's Web and The Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure.


The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) By Tom Angleberger Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781419715174
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - March 10th, 2015

Strange things are happening at McQuarrie Middle School in the opener to the New York Times bestselling series from Tom Angleberger!
 
It takes the wisdom of Yoda to survive the sixth grade.

Meet Dwight, a sixth-grade oddball.


Big Nate: In a Class by Himself By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062283597
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Published: HarperCollins - March 10th, 2015

Now an animated series from Paramount + & Nickelodeon!

For fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series: Get ready to meet Big Nate! In the very first novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Big Nate is in a class by himself!


Joshua Dread By Lee Bacon Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780307929983
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Published: Yearling - October 8th, 2013

The first book in the series! Middle school is tough already—but when your parents are evil supervillains and you’ve just discovered you have powers of your own, life can be a real challenge.  Not only do bullies pick on Joshua, but do you see those supervillains over there trying to flood the world?


The Vanishing Coin (Magic Shop Series #1) By Kate Egan, Mike Lane, Eric Wight (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Egan, Mike Lane, Eric Wight (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250040435
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 22nd, 2014

Want to see something cool?
I can make that quarter vanish.
All it takes is a little magic…


Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina By Rodman Philbrick Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545342391
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - July 28th, 2015

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick presents a gripping yet poignant novel about a 12-year-old boy and his dog who become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.

Zane Dupree is a charismatic 12-year-old boy of mixed race visiting a relative in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hits.


The Last Kids on Earth By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780670016617
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

A Netflix Original series!

The first book in the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling series, with over 7 million copies in print!


The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Ralph S. Mouse #1) By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780380709243
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Published: HarperCollins - June 15th, 2021

In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check in to the Mountain View Inn.


City of Orphans By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416971085
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2012

Plot twists, big accusations, and plenty of shifty, crooked characters fill the pages of this harrowing adventure from Newbery Medalist Avi.

The streets of 1893 New York are crowded and filthy. For thirteen-year-old newsboy Maks Geless, they are also dangerous. Bruno, leader of the awful Plug Ugly Gang, has set his sights on Maks and orders his boys to track him down.


One-Third Nerd By Gennifer Choldenko, Églantine Ceulemans (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524718916
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Published: Yearling - May 26th, 2020

A funny story about a lovable family and the best dog ever from the Newbery Honor-winning author of Al Capone Does My Shirts and the Tales from Alcatraz series.


George's Marvelous Medicine By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410356
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2007

A taste of her own medicine.


Avalanche! (Survivor Diaries) By Terry Lynn Johnson, Jani Orban (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Terry Lynn Johnson, Jani Orban (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781328519061
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Published: Clarion Books - July 3rd, 2018

A high-stakes adventure series perfect for fans of the I Survived series and Hatchet. Twelve-year-old twins Ashley and Ryan are skiing with their parents in Wyoming's Grand Teton Mountains where there is a ground-shaking rumble. Unstable snow rushes downhill and buries them in icy white.


Power Forward (Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream #1) By Hena Khan, Sally Wern Comport (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Sally Wern Comport (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781534411999
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - May 8th, 2018

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series about a fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom.

Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He’s not just going to be a professional basketball player. He’s going to be a star. A legend.


Get to Work, Hercules! (Myth-O-Mania #7) By Kate McMullan, Denis Zilber (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate McMullan, Denis Zilber (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781434234407
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Published: Stone Arch Books - July 1st, 2011

You've heard of Hercules, right? Big, strong guy who did tons of amazing, heroic deeds? Well one part of that myth is correct. Hercules was big and strong. But he had a teeny-tiny brain. He couldn't have done any of those heroic deeds if it hadn't been for his friends telling him exactly what to do. Hades sets the record straight on the true story of Hercules.


Towers Falling By Jewell Parker Rhodes Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262217
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 17th, 2018

From award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful novel set fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks in a classroom of students who cannot remember the event but live through the aftermath of its cultural shift.


I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18) By Lauren Tarshis Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338317381
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 29th, 2019

This installment in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series from Lauren Tarshis shines a spotlight on the Normandy landings, just in time for the 75th anniversary of D-Day!

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Lauren Tarshis shines a spotlight on the story of the Normandy landings, the largest seaborne invasion in history and foundation for the Allied vict


Hero By Jennifer Li Shotz Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062560391
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - November 15th, 2016

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine., Jennifer Li Shotz


Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763687649
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2016

Available in a paperback edition! The beloved 2014 Newbery Medal winner by former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo.


Star Wars: Jedi Academy By Jeffrey Brown, Jeffrey Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeffrey Brown, Jeffrey Brown (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338552553
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 30th, 2019

Author-illustrator Jeffrey Brown takes readers to a middle school in a galaxy far, far away.... in this first volume of the New York Times Bestselling series!

This incredible, original story captures all of the humor, awkwardness, fun, and frustrations of middle school -- all told through one boy's comics, journal entries, letters, doodles, and newspaper clippings. The setting?