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Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller
Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this adventure by Roshani Chokshi about twelve-year-old Aru Shah, who has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school.$6.79ISBN: 9780399557583Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - July 10th, 2018
The beloved New York Times bestselling author of the modern classic Frindle celebrates books and the joy of reading with a new school story to love!
Sixth grader Alec can’t put a good book down.
$11.04ISBN: 9780062691194Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019
Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature!$6.79ISBN: 9780763680862Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015
A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller.$6.79ISBN: 9780385751841Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - May 26th, 2009
A five-star mystery now in paperback!$6.79ISBN: 9781416947349Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2007
Here's what you need to know about Phineas L. MacGuire, boy-scientist extraordinaire, aka Mac:
1. He's allergic to purple, telephone calls, and girls, and can prove it.
2. He's probably the world's expert on mold, including which has the highest stink potential.
3. He does not have a best friend.$7.64ISBN: 9780316286121Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 1988For fans of the I Survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies!$16.14ISBN: 9780374309220Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 12th, 2003
Simple seeds of friendship grow into something extraordinary$6.79ISBN: 9780307931474Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - June 24th, 2014
Over 100 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List!
On 44 State Award Lists!
Discover what James Patterson calls “the coolest library in all the world” in this fun-filled, action-packed bestseller from the much-loved coauthor of I Funny and Max Einstein!
$6.79ISBN: 9780618873166Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Clarion Books - June 18th, 2007When he goes to spend the summer with his great-aunt in the family's old house, eleven-year-old Drew is drawn eighty years into the past to trade places with his great-great-uncle who is dying of diphtheria.$6.79ISBN: 9780312561161Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Square Fish - April 27th, 2009
The sheep closed in around him like a big, woolly blanket. The puppy had never been so scared or so excited in his life. Soon he was racing, feinting, dodging—learning what it means to be one of the proud breed of Border collies, the finest sheepherders in the world. Then, almost overnight, his life is turned upside down.$6.79ISBN: 9780385755559Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - March 8th, 2016
Fans of Katherine Applegate and Erin Entrada Kelly will love this quirky story of a determined girl, and some extraordinary chickens.
$6.79ISBN: 9780062299994Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016
The first book in the action-packed trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and James Patterson.$6.79ISBN: 9780064407052Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017
Ella is back! This beloved Newbery Honor-winning story celebrates its twentieth anniversary with additional bonus material, and is sure to enchant readers both old and new. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling.$7.64ISBN: 9780547577098Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2011
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.
Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, acr$6.89ISBN: 9780983562849Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cadwallader and Stern - January 12th, 2018
Is it possible? Can an ordinary human being really become a perfect person in three short days?$4.24ISBN: 9781338101089Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Inc. - August 29th, 2017If you could have any animal's eyes, whose would you choose?Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9781524720193Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2017
A special movie tie-in edition of R.J. Palacio's #1 New York Times bestseller.
Over 8 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and Auggie Pullman, the ordinary boy with the extraordinary face, who inspired a movement to Choose Kind and an upcoming graphic novel White Bird - on sale 10/1/2019!$7.64ISBN: 9781416936473Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780786838837Availability: BackorderedPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 15th, 2008This New York Times bestselling chapter book series has been keeping readers engaged and laughing for more than a decade with over one million copies sold!Clementine is NOT having a good week.$6.79ISBN: 9780439120425Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002Esperanza Rising joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!
$5.09ISBN: 9780142400432Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1998
Everyone’s favorite time-travelers are changing their styles! The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka’s wacky brand of humor.$4.24ISBN: 9780545919739Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 29th, 2017British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape.
Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch?
Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780547385570Availability: BackorderedPublished: Clarion Books - April 3rd, 2012
The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the
1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball
team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother
team in baseball history.$7.64ISBN: 9780064400046Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008
Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Banks of Plum Creek is the Newbery Honor-winning fourth book in the Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers.$5.94ISBN: 9780440409410Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - November 1st, 1994
A kid favorite for over thirty years, this award-winning modern-classic is sure to delight readers for years to come!
"Winthrop has a real gift for fantasy..." --Madeleine L'Engle, award-winning author of A Wrinkle in Time$6.79ISBN: 9781338157826Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!
* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.