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Mortal Heart

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ISBN: 9780544542570
Availability: Out of Print
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2016

Annith has watched her sisters leave to serve Death, each leaving her, the most skilled assassin, behind. Determined to use her hard-one skills, she sets out on her own. But as she uncovers secrets, everything she thought she knew begins to tumble down. A thrilling, romantic conclusion to the His Fair Assassin series! ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Love by the Morning Star

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ISBN: 9780544542594
Availability: Special Order
Published: Clarion Books - January 5th, 2016

Upstairs Downstairs meets Wodehouse in this WWII romantic comedy. Hannah has been sent from Germany to live with her relatives at the same time Anna is sent to spy on the family for the Nazis. Their identities are soon confused, as are the positions of their paramours. The result is a sparkling romantic comedy certain to appeal to adults as well as teens. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Egg and Spoon

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ISBN: 9780763680169
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Candlewick - August 4th, 2015

Two girls, one poor, the other privileged, have a chance meeting. The resulting mix up is the start of a surprising adventure, one involving the Tsar's godson, the egg of the firebird, a Faberge egg, and Baba Yaga herself. Maguire's richly detailed novel is steeped in folklore, with just a touch of humor from the delightfully irascible Baba Yaga. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Arcady's Goal

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By Eugene Yelchin, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250068149
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Published: Square Fish - October 13th, 2015

Arcady lives in a children's home in soviet Russian after his parents are declared enemies of the state. His soccer skills are his means of survival. Given a chance to leave the brutal children's home, Arcady holds on to what he knows- soccer. But survival outside will depend on learning skills other than those needed on the field- like trust. Sports and historical fiction unite to create a book for soccer players and classrooms. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

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By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763680121
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Published: Candlewick - August 4th, 2015

Kate has answered our call for more Mercy Watson books with a new series featuring characters from Mercy's books. Leroy Ninker wants to be a cowboy. He has boots, a hat, and a rope. Everything except a horse- until he meets Maybelline. But Maybelline has three very important rules, and Leroy will have to follow them if he wants to keep this equine wonder. Pop a bowl of buttered popcorn or cook up some spaghetti and curl up with this delightful book! ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola

Graham Cracker Plot

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ISBN: 9781250068101
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Published: Square Fish - September 1st, 2015

Daisy's father is in prison. When a fight makes her realize just how terrible jail is, she and her friend Graham decide to break him out with the aid of an idea coin, Graham's cousin, and a well-named plot. A quirky, funny, and heartfelt novel of two kids trying to right perceived wrongs no matter what obstacles rise in their paths. ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola


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