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Dear Toni Cover
Cyndi Sand-Eveland
When sixth-grader Gene Tucks moves south, she dreads being the new kid at school and almost everything else about her life as a "nobody". But what she dreads most is the hundred-day journal-writing assignment her teacher has given the class.
J FIC San
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Jan 26, 2012
Diary of a zombie kid : the journal of Bill Stokes Cover
Fred Perry
David Hutchinson
"Middle school is horrific enough for any 6th grader's first day. But for Bill Stokes, it's a festering, rotting, undead nightmare! Since Bill's deadbeat dad got arrested trying to burn the house down for the insurance, Mom's had to make ends meet by volunteering to various medical research companies for cash. This would be fine if she hadn't brought home a mysterious zombie virus! Now Bill has to deal with skin problems and body chemistry changes that make puberty look like a walk in the park!"--P. [4] of cover
J FIC Per
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Oct 15, 2011
Doodlebug : a novel in doodles Cover
Karen Romano Young
When Doreen "Dodo" Bussey's family moves to a new home, her mother gives her a blank notebook in which Dodo documents her new life, from the move and first days in a new city, to her new school and friends
J FIC You
Sep 8, 2010
Double act Cover
Jacqueline Wilson
Nick Sharratt
Sue Heap
Ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet try to deal with the big changes in their lives when their father starts dating and they face the possibility of being separated.
J FIC Wil
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Jan 28, 2012
Double trouble Cover
Scott Seegert
John Martin
Vordak's nefarious plot to seize first prize at the Supervillain and Son picnic is foiled when his clone, Vordak II, proves inconveniently heroic and begins helping older people to cross the street and worse
J FIC See
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Sep 12, 2012
Dragonbreath Cover
Ursula Vernon
Danny Dragonbreath and his friend Wendell get an up-close underwater tour of the Sargasso Sea from Danny's sea-serpent cousin, encountering giant squid and mako sharks--and learn about standing up to bullies in the process.
J FIC Ver
Aug 19, 2010
Ellie McDoodle : new kid in school Cover
Ruth McNally Barshaw
Ellie writes and doodles in a journal of her family's move to a new home and her struggle to make friends, which gets a lot easier as she leads a nonviolent protest about long lunch lines at school.
J FIC Bar
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Jan 26, 2012
Fabled Fifth Graders of Aesop Elementary School, The Cover
Candace Fleming
Bernadette Braggadoccio stirs things up when her probing investigative reporting for the school's TV station reveals some scandalous stuff. But don't believe everything you hear. Is that new art teacher really a crazy lady with zillions of cats, or could there be more to this story? For their last year at Aesop, the fifth graders are hoping for the coolest class pet—a unicorn, a pink-headed duck, or at least a giant squid. Imagine their disappointment when they get guinea pigs. But these guinea pigs have some very unusual traits.
J FIC Fle
Sep 8, 2010
Frankie Pickle and the closet of doom Cover
Eric Wight
Fourth-grader Frankie Piccolini has a vivid imagination when it comes to cleaning his disastrously messy room, but eventually even he decides that it is just too dirty.
J FIC Wig
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Jan 28, 2012
Jedi Academy Cover
Brown, Jeffrey
Roan's one dream is to leave home and attend Pilot Academy like his older brother, father, and grandfather. But just as Roan is mysteriously denied entrance to Pilot School, he is invited to attend Jedi Academy--a school that he didn't apply to and only recruits children when they are just a few years old. That is, until now
J FIC Bro
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Sep 18, 2013
Justin Case : school, drool, and other daily disasters Cover
Rachel Vail
Matthew Cordell
"It's the start of the school year, and nothing feels right to Justin. He didn't get the teacher he wanted, he's not in the same class as his best friend, and his little sister, Elizabeth, is starting kindergarten at his school. Elizabeth doesn't seem nervous at all. Justin is very nervous about third grade. And to top it off, he's lost his favorite stuffed animal, but he can't tell anyone, because technically he's too old to still have stuffed animals. Right?"--Publisher
J FIC Vai
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Jan 28, 2012
Killer koalas from outer space : and lots of other very bad stuff that will make your brain explode! Cover
Andy Griffiths
Terry Denton
A collection of short stories by Terry Denton, including selections featuring zombie kittens, rocket stealing ants, and killer koalas.
J FIC Gri
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Nov 3, 2011
Max Quigley : technically not a bully Cover
James Roy
After playing a prank on one of his "geeky" classmates, sixth-grader Max Quigley's punishment is to be tutored by him.
J FIC Roy
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Jan 26, 2012
Mistakes were made Cover
Stephan Pastis
Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, eleven-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise "Total Failure, Inc." challenged by a college-bound spy and a four-foot-tall girl whom Timmy refuses to acknowledge
J FIC Pas
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Mar 26, 2013
Mixed messages Cover
Tina Wells
Michael Segawa
Mackenzie and her friends create a new online social networking site which creates some unforeseen problems., as she is also trying to figure out if she has a crush on one of her best friends, how to deal with the jealousy, and fears over her mother's pregnancy
J FIC Wel
Dec 16, 2010
My life & other stuff I made up Cover
Tristan Bancks
Gus Gordon
A young boy presents a collection of humorous stories based on his real life and imagined events that have to do with kissing a dog, competitive hot dog eating, and a job delivering teeth
J FIC Ban
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May 16, 2012
My life as a book Cover
Janet Tashjian
Jake Tashjian
Dubbed a "reluctant reader" by his teacher, twelve-year-old Derek spends summer vacation learning important lessons even though he does not complete his summer reading list.
J FIC Tas
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Jan 28, 2012
My life as a stuntboy Cover
Janet Tashjian
Janet ill Tashjian
Twelve-year-old Derek Fallon has the opportunity of a lifetime--to perform stunts in a movie featuring a popular twelve-year-old star--but complications arise involving his best friend, a capuchin monkey, and Derek's chronic inability to concentrate on schoolwork.
J FIC Tas
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Oct 20, 2011
Notes from a totally lame vampire : because the undead have feelings too! Cover
Tim Collins
Andrew Pinder
Nigel Mullet, a 100-year-old vampire doomed to spend eternity in the body of a socially awkward fifteen-year-old boy, records his attempts to impress the love of his life, Chloe.
J FIC Col
Nov 13, 2010
Planet Tad Cover
Tim Carvell
"Twelve-year-old Tad navigates a year filled with girl problems, school antics, and the worst summer job in history, all told in the form of hilarious, illustrated blog entries"-- Provided by publisher
J FIC Car
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May 16, 2012
Regarding the fountain : a tale, in letters, of Liars and Leaks Cover
Kate Klise
M. Sarah Klise
When the principal asks a fifth-grader to write a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fountain for their school, he finds that all sorts of chaos results
J FIC Kli
Aug 19, 2010
Scooter Cover
Vera B Williams
A child's silver blue scooter helps her to adjust to her new home.
J FIC Wil
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Jan 28, 2012
Secret identity Cover
Wendelin Van Draanen
Brian Biggs
Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!
J FIC Van
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Jan 28, 2012
Spaceheadz by Jon Scieszka ; made extra-strength by Francesco Sedita ; illustrated by Shane Prigmore Cover
Jon Scieszka
Francesco Sedita
Shane Prigmore
On his first day at Brooklyn's P.S. 858, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth.
J FIC Sci
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Jan 26, 2012
Strange Case of Origami Yoda, The Cover
Tom Angleberger
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future.
J FIC Ang
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Jan 26, 2012
The popularity papers : research for the social improvement and general betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang Cover
Amy Ignatow
Two best friends embark on a project to study the behavior and taste of the popular girls at their elementary school so that by the time they get to middle school they too will be in the right crowd. Novel appears in the form of a scrapbook.
J FIC Ign
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Jan 26, 2012
The rat brain fiasco Cover
Julie Berry
Sally Faye Gardner
Cody Mack's misdeeds land him in a reformatory school, where he soon discovers that the principal and teachers are actual monsters with a sinister plan to alter the boys' brains.
J FIC Ber
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Jan 26, 2012
Wonkenstein Cover
Obert Skye
Twelve-year-old Rob has stuffed his closet with old laboratory experiments, unread books, and more, and when a creature emerges from that chaos causing a great deal of trouble, Rob has to do such horrible things as visit a library and speak at a school assembly to set things right again.
J FIC Sky
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Oct 15, 2011
Zeke Meeks vs. the gruesome girls Cover
D. L. (Debra L.) Green
Josh Alves
Third-grader Zeke Meeks already has two sisters, so he is bitterly disappointed when his new neighbor proves to be a girl--can Charlie change his mind and prove to him that boys and girls can play together?
J FIC Gre
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May 16, 2012
Big Nate : in a class by himself Cover
Lincoln Peirce
Supremely confident middle-school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.
J FIC Pei
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Jan 26, 2012
Big Nate from the top Cover
Lincoln Peirce
Self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright blazes a haphazard trail through the sixth grade at P.S. 38, where between endless misadventures, marked by complaining observations, he earns straight As and numerous detentions
J FIC Pei
Jan 13, 2011
Big Nate strikes again Cover
Lincoln Peirce
Sixth-grader and self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright faces his all-time enemy, Gina, when they are paired to work on a research paper together and she also gets a position on his intramural team.
J FIC Pei
Nov 13, 2010
Flying Feet (Younger Chapter Book) Cover
Patricia Reilly Giff
Alasdair Bright
Charlie often thinks of inventions that seldom work, but his latest idea just might be able to help Jake the Sweeper get rid of a big pile of trash and save "Come as a Character" day, too
J FIC Gif
May 21, 2011
Tales from a not-so-fabulous life Cover
Rachel Renee Russell
Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school, then of finding her place after she gives up on being part of the elite group
J FIC Rus
Aug 17, 2010
Tales from a not-so-popular party girl Cover
Rachel Renee Russell
Nikki's diary describes a frightful Halloween, on which she helps with her sister's ballet class party at the same time she is Brandon's date for their middle school Halloween dance, where she has promised to spend the evening with her two best friends.
J FIC Rus
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Jan 26, 2012
Amelia's itchy-twitchy, lovey-dovey summer at Camp Mosquito Cover
Marissa Moss
"Despite the hard mattresses, biting bugs, and exhausting hikes, Amelia finally begins to enjoy her time at a sleepaway camp with the help of her new friends, but when she gets her first serious crush on a boy named Luke, Amelia is stunned to find out that Carly likes him too and so must find a way to win his heart without losing her newest best friend."--Publisher's information
J FIC Mos
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Jan 26, 2012
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading Cover
Tom Greenwald
Middle school student Charlie Joe is proud of his success at avoiding reading, but eventually his schemes go too far.
J FIC Gre
Aug 10, 2011
Defense of Thaddeus A. Ledbetter : a novel,  The (Older Chapter Book) Cover
John Gosselink
Jason Rosenstock
Twelve-year-old Thaddeus A. Ledbetter, who considers it a duty to share his knowledge and talent with others, refutes each charge that sent him to "In-School Suspension" for the remainder of seventh grade.
J FIC Gos
Jan 13, 2011
Letters from camp Cover
Kate Klise
M. Sarah Klise
Sent to Camp Happy Harmony to learn how to get along with each other, pairs of brothers and sisters chronicle in letters home how they come to suspect the intentions of the singing family running the camp.
J FIC Kli
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Jan 26, 2012
Middle school is worse than meatloaf : a year told through stuff Cover
Jennifer L Holm
Elicia Castaldi
The first year of middle school can be exciting, or scarey, just ask Ginny.
J FIC Hol
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Jan 26, 2012
Milo : sticky notes and brain freeze Cover
Alan Silberberg
In love with the girl he sneezed on the first day of school and best pals with Marshall, the "One Eyed Jack" of friends, seventh-grader Milo Cruikshank misses his mother whose death has changed everything at home.
J FIC Sil
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Jan 28, 2012
Mistakes Were Made Cover
Stephan Pastis
Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, eleven-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise "Total Failure, Inc." challenged by a college-bound spy and a four-foot-tall girl whom Timmy refuses to acknowledge.
J FIC Pas
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Mar 7, 2013
Polly Price's totally secret diary : Mum in love Cover
Dee Shulman
Believing that she will be visiting a "house full of cats" at her mother's French boyfriend's chateau, Polly Price is disappointed to meet the man's eccentric family before finding herself on the trail of a nefarious criminal.
J FIC Shu
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Mar 7, 2013
Stick Dog Cover
Tom Watson
Ethan Long
"Stick Dog and his four friends - Stripes, Mutt, Poo-Poo and Karen - will do anything to steal some sweet-smelling hamburgers from a family at Picasso Park!"--
J FIC Wat
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Mar 7, 2013
Knucklehead : tall tales & mostly true stories of growing up Scieszka Cover
Jon Scieszka
Laugh-out-loud stories from Scieszka's childhood.
JB Sci
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Jan 26, 2012
Smile Cover
Raina Telgemeier
An autobiography in graphic novel format describes how the author lost two of her front teeth in an accident when she was twelve, and her subsequent struggles with various corrective dental techniques throughout adolescence.
J 617.64 Tel
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Jan 26, 2012
Happyface Cover
Stephen Emond
After going through traumatic times, a troubled, socially awkward teenager moves to a new school where he tries to reinvent himself.
YA FIC Emo
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Jan 26, 2012
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Cyndi Sand-Eveland
J FIC San
Tom Angleberger
J FIC Ang
Fred Perry
David Hutchinson
J FIC Per
Amy Ignatow
J FIC Ign
Karen Romano Young
J FIC You
Julie Berry
Sally Faye Gardner
J FIC Ber
Jacqueline Wilson
Nick Sharratt
Sue Heap
J FIC Wil
Obert Skye
J FIC Sky
Scott Seegert
John Martin
J FIC See
D. L. (Debra L.) Green
Josh Alves
J FIC Gre
Ursula Vernon
J FIC Ver
Lincoln Peirce
J FIC Pei
Ruth McNally Barshaw
J FIC Bar
Lincoln Peirce
J FIC Pei
Candace Fleming
J FIC Fle
Lincoln Peirce
J FIC Pei
Eric Wight
J FIC Wig
Patricia Reilly Giff
Alasdair Bright
J FIC Gif
Brown, Jeffrey
J FIC Bro
Rachel Renee Russell
J FIC Rus
Rachel Vail
Matthew Cordell
J FIC Vai
Rachel Renee Russell
J FIC Rus
Andy Griffiths
Terry Denton
J FIC Gri
Marissa Moss
J FIC Mos
James Roy
J FIC Roy
Tom Greenwald
J FIC Gre
Stephan Pastis
J FIC Pas
John Gosselink
Jason Rosenstock
J FIC Gos
Tina Wells
Michael Segawa
J FIC Wel
Kate Klise
M. Sarah Klise
J FIC Kli
Tristan Bancks
Gus Gordon
J FIC Ban
Jennifer L Holm
Elicia Castaldi
J FIC Hol
Janet Tashjian
Jake Tashjian
J FIC Tas
Alan Silberberg
J FIC Sil
Janet Tashjian
Janet ill Tashjian
J FIC Tas
Stephan Pastis
J FIC Pas
Tim Collins
Andrew Pinder
J FIC Col
Dee Shulman
J FIC Shu
Tim Carvell
J FIC Car
Tom Watson
Ethan Long
J FIC Wat
Kate Klise
M. Sarah Klise
J FIC Kli
Jon Scieszka
JB Sci
Vera B Williams
J FIC Wil
Raina Telgemeier
J 617.64 Tel
Wendelin Van Draanen
Brian Biggs
J FIC Van
Stephen Emond
YA FIC Emo
Jon Scieszka
Francesco Sedita
Shane Prigmore
J FIC Sci