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Ever since Sam London saved the world’s magical beings from being exposed to humanity, he’s been waiting for another exciting case from his friends at the Department of Mythical Wildlife. When video footage of a selkie in San Francisco goes viral, he’s up to the challenge. Sam, his elite warrior friend and neighbor Tashi, and Dr. Vance Vantana set off to investigate the mysterious appearance. They soon discover that the selkie is pursuing Pearl Eklund, a fashion and social media icon.

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Rad Girls Can is a book about amazing young women who have stepped up in their communities and countries to make a difference. Rad Girls Can touches on 91 stories, some are short, a paragraph or two, and some are long, spanning two to three pages. The book also has stories about different ethnic groups, races, religions, and more! Some of the stories are about women many of us have hear of, like Anne Frank, Lorde, Ruby Bridges, Helen Keller, and others.

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All is Assuredly Well is a delightful story told from the point of view of a king and his partner. They wish to have a child, so they pray to the blue star to give them a baby princess. After praying many days, a strange thing occurs to the star and the King follows it on an allegorical journey to reach his daughter. It compiles the complexities of adopting into a neat and charming story for children. There are many obstacles on the King's journey, but the colorful backdrop shows the joy and determination of the King on his quest. 

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Lifeboat 12 is a beautiful window to the past. Nazis have begun bombing London, and Ken Sparks, along with 89 other children, aged five to fifteen have the chance to escape to Canada. Aboard the S.S. Benares, they receive nine-course meals and many more luxuries.
 
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Hannah Fitzgerald knows what she is – a witch. However, she finds herself withholding her powers. But when she finds out that she may be destined for something greater than herself, Hannah decides it’s time to stop holding back. Mentored by the strange W, Hannah begins to wonder if she is even more powerful than she thought. And she soon finds that she may be in more danger than ever before.

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This action-packed book tells the tale of 12-year-old Kestrel as she hunts grabbers, monsters that build themselves out of people’s stolen objects. With her weasel, Pipit, and her sharpened spoon, this free spirit is a formidable opponent to the evil creatures. But her own grabber grows in strength, as she tries to find her way out of the woods and things from her past reemerge. Why is her mom hated by the town but her dad treated like a town hero? Who was Kestrel’s grandmother and what happened to her? Mystery and action combine, bringing the reader to a climactic ending.

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The Hummingbird is the third book of the Order of the Bell trilogy and is about a young man named Crescenzo DiLengo. His father is Pinnochio and almost all of his friends are from fairy tales that are very real. He and his friends are currently battling the evil Avoria and her hooded and shadow monster army. The story takes Crescenzo and his troop to all the fairy tale worlds (Neverland, Wonderland, Floridale) and the real world. The fight has been brought to Earth and is raging at its peak when they finally break into the enemy's base.

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