In the Stars

Which do you follow: your head or your heart? When Sylvie loses the diamond from her late mother's ring, her best friend, Cherise, insists it's a sign that love is about to enter Sylvie's life. Yeah, right. Sylvie doesn't believe in signs -- she only stargazes through her telescope. But she also knows Cherise won't drop it, so to humor her Sylvie agrees to date the next boy who asks. Sure enough, a new guy appears in school, and Sylvie's the object of his affection. Maybe Cherise was right after all? But when the sparks don't fly and Cherise thinks Sylvie's just scared, Sylvie ends up confiding in an old friend. Could finding the perfect guy be as rare as catching a shooting star?
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Grasshopper Magic

Chicken? Abner is not a chicken, no matter what his brother Derek says. But when it comes to giving a speech in front of the whole town, Abner is . . . well . . . he's more than a little nervous. Then his sister Tate has an idea--bravery lessons. And the first one? Eat a roasted grasshopper. But Abner forgot something important. There's magic in the ground under his family's house and grasshoppers hatch from eggs laid in the ground. So what, exactly, would happen if a kid ate a grasshopper that had been soaking up magic all year long? BOING! Lynne Jonell follows up her Minnesota Book Award finalist, Texas Bluebonnet Master List choice, and Junior Library Guild selection Hamster Magic with a third story of the Willow family's rowdy run-ins with mixed-up magic.
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President of the Whole Sixth Grade_Girl Code

Go-getter Brianna Justice is back and on assignment with her local newspaper in this third book in the popular President series!When budding middle school journalist Brianna Justice learns that Yavonka Steele, rising star of the nightly news broadcast, is looking to mentor a student as part of a program at her school, she's thrilled! That is until she's paired instead with a "boring" reporter from the community news desk. But when she's asked to interview students from a girls' coding program at Price Academy, an inner-city middle school, this suburban girl has no idea what to expect. Will Brianna learn to ignore stereotypes and embrace the world around her?Sherri Winston crafts another winning story in the President series, full of humor, heart, and a deeper examination of stereotypes and how they can throw a wrench in middle school life.
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Is It Just Me?: Or is it Nuts Out There?

SUMMARY: Whoopi Goldberg has always been her own woman. From her days in standup, through her acclaimed work as an actor, and as co-host of The View, Whoopi has been outspoken and honest, respectfully taking no prisoners even while drawing people in and making them laugh or cry. Total honesty, administered civilly and with a healthy dose of audacity, is her hallmark and her way of life. In her new book, Whoopi shares stories from her own life when she's been forced to deal with tough situations in family, marriage, friendship, and business. She relates how she navigated through them with healthy honesty, which has all but vanished in the era of the volatile pundit. Naturally, she tells these stories with the humor, irreverence, and joy for which she's known, and she also speaks up about the challenges dealing with one another here and now, especially with the growing disrespect and rudeness in this country. Cheeky, a bit naughty, occasionally in-your-face, this humorous book will bring readers into her world.
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Philip and the Girl Who Couldn't Lose (9781619501072)

Philip assures Jeanne, a girl who has bested him at every turn, that he will win the poster contest being run at the mall, but how will he ever defeat The Girl Who Couldn’t Lose?
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That Mushy Stuff

Everyone knows that Roger White likes Patty Baker. Patty-cake, patty-cake, baker's man. The Pee Wee Scouts tease Roger and Patty during their Scout meeting. Mrs. Peters is their troop leader. She tells the Pee Wee Scouts how to earn badges for first aid. Then she helps them make valentines that hold messages. Secret messages. Poems. All that mushy stuff."I want a boyfriend," says Molly Duff. "And I want a first-aid badge."Busy, busy, busy. The Scouts work on valentines and first aid. Molly works on a secret plan.Uh-oh. A certain Scout better watch out!From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Pee Wees on Skis

It's wintertime. Time for the Pee Wees to head for the slopes--the bunny slopes. How do you start? How do you stop? The Pee Wees have lots of questions to ask about skiing. But the Pee Wees' biggest question comes when a snowstorm leaves them stranded in their van on the way home. Without food.Will they have to eat each other?From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Call of the Wild

A pick-a-path series giving the reader the chance to make the decisions, and choose how the story goes! Phoebe and her boy-crazy bestie, Annabel, are so excited. They've been invited to a party, and all the cutest guys from Highgrove College are going to be there. But then Phoebe realises it's on the same night as her Wild Club's awesome movie night fundraiser. Phoebe doesn't know what to do.Until... 1. Annabel meets Phoebe's Wild Club friend Liam, and suddenly forgets all about the party. Sure, Liam is cute, but he's in the year above and has always just been a friend to Phoebe. So why does she feel jealous? And why is Liam acting so strangely around her? 2. She realises she can't abandon her friend. Annabel is desperate for Phoebe to go to the party with her. And besides, she's setting Phoebe up with Highgrove hottie Saia, and Phoebe is pretty excited about meeting him. But is the party all it's cracked up to be?
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The Bad Kid

Claudeline Feng LeBernardin learns what it really means to be bad in this colorful and hilarious mystery reminiscent of Harriet the Spy.Claudeline Feng LeBernardin is very good at being bad. Her Grandpa Si was a real-life gangster, and Claude always thought she'd take over the family business when he was gone. Instead, Claude's dad is in charge—and she's sure he's running things into the ground. She wants to step in, but her parents are keeping secrets and her partner in crime, Fingerless Brett, is suddenly on the straight and narrow.Then, when a very strange character by the name of Alma Lingonberry shows up in the neighborhood, Claude gets closer to the crime life than ever. Before long, she's swept up in a maddening mystery that's got her wondering: What does it really mean to be bad?
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