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In the book Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines, a squirrel named Jack learns from a boy named Collin how the 1st simple machine, the wheel, is used. Later, Jack sees his forest dealing with an onslaught of human-made machines trying to build some houses. Jack assembles all the animals together and tells them how they can use his knowledge to stop the machines from destroying their home. Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines is the first book in the Evolution Revolution series and is all about stopping the man-made machines.

 
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Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines is a story of a highly intelligent squirrel, Jack, and his mission to save his forest. Machines have been cutting down trees across the road from Jack's home for weeks. One day the machines cross the road and start taking down Jack's forest. Jack must think of a way to save his forest and all his friends. He meets with a friendly human in a wheelchair and learns that the wheels in the big, scary machines can be stopped by jamming rocks in them.

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The Boy, the Bird, and the Coffin Maker begins with a colorful description of the small seaside town of Allora. When a devastating sickness sweeps through Allora, carpenter Alberto Cavello loses his wife and children and becomes the town coffin maker. He starts making his own coffin, but the plague is over before he finishes.

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Some Very Messy Medieval Magic follows another adventure of Pete and Weasel, two kids of the twenty-first century who must learn to navigate the 1100s. As the third installment in the series, Medieval Magic features Pete struggling to deal with mistakes he has made in the past—specifically, a rupture in the Time Lock, causing a historical figure with an important role to go missing. When Pete and Weasel arrive in the twelfth century, they are instantly mistaken for the missing page and his servant. Pete is thrown into a world of earls, knights, and pretty witches.

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The main character of this book is a high schooler named June. The story begins as June and her father (a wildlife activist) go to investigate a recent oil spill and find something very unexpected caught in the oil: mermaids!

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In The Bolds To The Rescue, the Bolds are a family of hyenas who pose as humans. Other animals, including horses, sheep, a crocodile, and a poodle, ask the Bolds to help them learn to pose as humans too by teaching them to walk on their hind legs and eat properly (the other animals were having trouble learning to eat properly, which was a funny part of the book).

 
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A Gypsy Secret is the third book about Clara, a girl with secret shape-shifting powers. A Gypsy put a curse on her family, so they had to transform on the nights of the full moon. Clara broke the curse, so now she can transform at any time. Because of events in book two, she is treated with hostility at the Gypsy camp. The only people who treat her well are Grams – called that by everyone, Des - Luke's dad (and the camp leader), and Luke - her best friend.

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In The Secret Life Of Lincoln Jones, eleven-year-old Lincoln, a shy and reserved loner, has to move away with his mother to a worn-down apartment with little money. Lincoln’s mother works in an “old folks’ home,” as he likes to call it. He has to go there every day after school, and the days just seem to drag on forever. Things just never seem to go right for him, not to mention the bullies on the bus and his new school stalker…Kandi Kain.

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