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This book is about a 12-year-old girl who has just moved to a farm and is going to a new school. As if trying to make new friends isn’t difficult enough, she is a poultry farmer learning to hatch and take care of some very unusual chickens...chickens with superpowers. Then there's her cousin, Lupe, who will be moving in with Sophie's family. Read the sequel to Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer to find out what happens along the way.

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The book Elle of the Ball is about a girl who is 6 feet tall in 7th grade. She seems especially oversized because everyone else in the grade is 5 feet tall. Elle has to do a dance performance with the rest of the 7th grade in front of parents. On top of that, Elle doesn't get the position she wants as point guard in basketball. She really needs some help with her height!

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Olive Preiss loves to perform onstage and even signs up for a summer theater camp. There’s only one problem: her mother. Mrs. Preiss used to be a famous stage actress, but ever since Olive’s father died, she has been extra critical of her daughter. It seems like Olive can’t do anything right in her mother’s eyes. This makes her freeze up whenever she performs in front of her mom, which is exactly what happens during her theater camp audition.

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Bubba and Squirt’s Big Dig to China is an adorable, heart-warming, and educational story about the misadventure of siblings Bubba and Squirt. 

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Is young musician Kriss ever going to find his path to the stars? Will Professor Peak direct the slimy aliens in The Sound of Music? Will Alicia find her way back to her parents? Will Kelvas find out how the death of the ambassador occurred? Read this amazing book of short stories set in the future to find out. 

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Freedom Flight by Patrick Jones is a well-written insight to the lives of those who share homes with those who have served their country. Paige's mom has finally come home from her last tour of Air Force duty. She has  been looking forward to this time when her mom could come home and her life would be back to normal. Paige's dreams of returning to her previous life are soon destroyed when she realizes that her mom is not only back but she has brought back an addiction to pain pills. The pills are no longer a pain killer but a go-to when memories of war haunt her.

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A Secret in the Forest is the second book in the FeyTerrah series. This book continues immediately after the first. While swimming to the portal back to FeyTerrah, Dreamer accidentally looks away, resulting in the portal disappearing while he's still on Earth! It might be for the better though, because Lily might be in over her head trying to gather the Fey Watcher rings alone. Victor is a worse enemy than feared because he's rich, resourceful, and will do anything to expose Lily's secret.

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The book Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen is about a girl named Jasmine Toguchi who wants to roll mochi with her older sister, Sophie. There's one problem, though; you have to be 10 to roll mochi and Jasmine is only 8. Mochi is a gooey Japanese rice dessert. Jasmine decides to pound the rice for mochi instead. But with that, there's another problem: pounding mochi is traditionally reserved for boys, and the mochi hammer is heavier than it looks.

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Billie Paradise, her mom, and her brother move out to a strange house in a town full of secrets. While Billie explores the town, she meets a boy and falls in love with him. Many new people and many new mysteries unfold as Billie looks more closely at this unusual town. Billie’s mother has many secrets of her own, including the identity of Billie’s dad. Family secrets unravel and murders are solved. Even the cute new boy has something to do with the town’s many unknowns.

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