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Guys Read
Great reads for upper elementary guys. See also Guys Read Jr book lists.
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  Cover Art: Explorer. The Lost Islands : Seven Graphic Stories Explorer. The Lost Islands : Seven Graphic Stories
A collection of seven all-new stories written and illustrated by an award-winning roster of comics artists, with each story centered around the theme of hidden places.
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Mind Benders : Brain-boggling Tricks Puzzles and Illusions Mind Benders : Brain-boggling Tricks Puzzles and Illusions
Flex your mental muscles with Mind Benders -- an interactive book of brainteasers, optical illusions, word and number games, logic puzzles, physical tricks, mazes, and more.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Fake Mustache Angleberger, Tom
Fake Mustache
Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.
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  Cover Art: The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee Angleberger, Tom
The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee
McQuarrie Middle School's students miss Origami Yoda when Dwight leaves for Tippett Academy, but he sends Sara a paper Fortune Wookiee that seems to give advice just as good as Yoda's--even if, in the hands of girls, it seems preoccupied with romance.
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  Cover Art: The One and Only Ivan Applegate, Katherine
The One and Only Ivan
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
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  Cover Art: Loki's Wolves Armstrong, Kelley
Loki's Wolves
Matt Thorsen is a direct descendant of the order-keeping god Thor, and his classmates Fen and Laurie Brekke are descendants of the trickster god Loki. When Ragnarok--the apocalypse--threatens, the human descendants of the gods must fight monsters to stop the end of the world.
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  Cover Art: Iron Thunder : the Battle Between the Monitor & the Merrimac Avi
Iron Thunder : the Battle Between the Monitor & the Merrimac
Tom's job as an assistant to Captain John Ericsson, the inventor of the Monitor, makes him a target of Confederate spies.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Zombie Baseball Beatdown Bacigalupi, Paolo
Zombie Baseball Beatdown
The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel, and Joe are practicing baseball near their town's local meatpacking plant and nearly get knocked out by a really big stink...
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  Cover Art: The Puzzling World of Winston Breen Berlin, Eric
The Puzzling World of Winston Breen
Puzzle-crazy, twelve-year-old Winston and his ten-year-old sister Katie find themselves involved in a dangerous mystery involving a hidden ring. Puzzles for the reader to solve are included throughout the text.
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  Cover Art: Zombiekins Bolger, Kevin
Zombiekins
Stanley Nudelman buys a weird stuffed animal at the yard sale of a woman rumored to be a witch, and soon he and his friend Miranda are trying to save their schoolmates from becoming zombies.
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  Cover Art: Jedi Academy Brown, Jeffrey
Jedi Academy
The story of Roan Novachez, Jedi Academy student, is told through comics, journal entries, letters, doodles, and newspaper clippings. This incredible, original story from author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown captures all of the humor, awkwardness, fun, and frustrations of middle school...in a galaxy far, far away.
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: How to Survive Anything Buchholz, Rachel
How to Survive Anything
How to survive natural disasters -- How to survive predators -- How to survive unchartered territory
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: NERDS : National Espionage Rescue and Defense Society Buckley, Michael
NERDS : National Espionage Rescue and Defense Society
While running a spy network from their elementary school, five unpopular kids combine their talents and use cutting-edge gadgetry to fight evil around the world.
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  Cover Art: Out of the Blue Cruz, Victor
Out of the Blue
The wide receiver for the 2012 Super Bowl-winning New York Giants shares the story of his rise from an undrafted free agent to a record-setting athlete, describing his youth in Paterson, New Jersey, and the values he embraces.
Children's Nonfiction Book
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  Cover Art: A Mutiny in Time Dashner, James
A Mutiny in Time
Time has gone wrong, and best friends Dak Smyth and Sera Froste, together with the young Hystorian Riq, must use the infinity ring to travel back to one of the Great Breaks--a mutiny on the Santa Mari´a--to correct history and defeat the SQ.
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  Cover Art: The Lemonade Crime Davies, Jacqueline
The Lemonade Crime
When money disappears from fourth-grader Evan's pocket and everyone thinks that his annoying classmate Scott stole it, Evan's younger sister stages a trial involving the entire class, trying to prove what happened.
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  Cover Art: The Lego Movie : the Essential Guide Dolan, Hannah
The Lego Movie : the Essential Guide
Explores the characters and locations of the Lego movie with profiles, location spreads, and behind-the-scenes information about how the movie was made.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Vengekeep Prophecies Farrey, Brian
The Vengekeep Prophecies
A magical tapestry prophesies doom for the town of Vengekeep, and to everyone's surprise twelve-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of con artists appear to be the town's saviors.
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  Cover Art: My Side of the Mountain George, Jean Craighead
My Side of the Mountain
A boy's experiences living by himself in a remote area of the Catskill Mountains.
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  Cover Art: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Grabenstein, Chris
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape.
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