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Henry Heckelbeck Is Out of This World Cover Image
By Wanda Coven, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781665911405
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Published: Little Simon - July 5th, 2022

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By Gavin Grimm, J Yang (Illustrator), Kyle Lukoff
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063057562
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 12th, 2022

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By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780358161813
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Published: Clarion Books - July 12th, 2022

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All About Plants! (Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files #2) (The Questioneers) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419761515
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Published: Amulet Books - July 19th, 2022

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Nothing Is Little Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823450114
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Published: Holiday House - July 19th, 2022

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The Bad Guys in Open Wide and Say Arrrgh! (The Bad Guys #15) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338813180
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 19th, 2022

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ISBN: 9781534486904
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Published: Aladdin - July 19th, 2022

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ISBN: 9781534494725
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Published: Beach Lane Books - July 19th, 2022

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Con Papá / With Papá (Latinographix) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780814215210
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Published: Mad Creek Books - August 1st, 2022

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Mika in Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063215689
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Published: William Morrow - August 2nd, 2022

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A Girl's Guide to Love & Magic Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338681741
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2nd, 2022

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A Perfect Wonderful Day with Friends Cover Image
By Philip Waechter, Philip Waechter (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781776574667
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Published: Gecko Press - August 2nd, 2022

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To Change a Planet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338628616
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2nd, 2022

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Kind Like Marsha: Learning from LGBTQ+ Leaders Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Cheryl Thuesday (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780762475001
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Published: Running Press Kids - August 2nd, 2022

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By Kara West, Leeza Hernandez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781665917216
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Published: Little Simon - August 2nd, 2022

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The Baby-Changing Station Cover Image
By Rhett Miller, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316459327
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 2nd, 2022

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Surely Surely Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062970459
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 9th, 2022

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Truck or Treat: A Spooky Book with Flaps Cover Image
By Hannah Eliot, Jen Taylor (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781665915977
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Published: Little Simon - August 16th, 2022

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By Josh Funk, Billy Yong (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534486003
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

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By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534465886
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

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By Kayla Miller, Kayla Miller (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780358393689
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Published: Clarion Books - August 30th, 2022

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By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338845044
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Published: Cartwheel Books - August 30th, 2022

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By Matt de la Peña, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984813961
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

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ISBN: 9781534479494
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

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The Secrets of the Stormforest (Strangeworlds Travel Agency #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534483576
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Published: Aladdin - September 13th, 2022

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ISBN: 9780316528948
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

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A Life of Service: The Story of Senator Tammy Duckworth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536222050
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

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ISBN: 9781534484214
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Published: Aladdin - September 13th, 2022

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No Peeking At Presents Cover Image
By Alastair Heim, Sara Not (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781328809599
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Published: Clarion Books - September 13th, 2022

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Mysteries of Trash and Treasure: The Secret Letters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062838520
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 20th, 2022

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Hello, Opportunity: The Story of Our Friend on Mars Cover Image
By Shaelyn McDaniel, Cornelia Li (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645674696
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Published: Page Street Kids - September 20th, 2022

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Jasmine Toguchi, Brave Explorer Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780374389321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 27th, 2022

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The Door of No Return Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316441865
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

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A Rover's Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063113923
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

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Playing Through the Turnaround Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358645498
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Published: Clarion Books - October 11th, 2022

"Mylisa Larsen's debut novel has everything I look for in a classic. The story is told in short chapters through five main characters at Connor U. Eubanks Middle School. The themes are universal yet timely: The value of music education in the background of shrinking budgets. The family ties we have to people who are doing harm, and how we feel when we are powerless to stand against it or even talk about it. All of this would be enough for a Middle Readers novel. What takes this book to the next level is Ms. Larsen's development of the unexpected climax and how all the characters are affected. The main characters are 8th graders in a music class called Jazz Lab with their teacher Mr Lewis. Mr Lewis only teaches Jazz at the High School, but comes to the middle school twice a week for Jazz Lab. For Cassie, the saxaphonist, her instrument helps her say things that "she can't find words for" and "because, sometimes, Cassie needs to scream." Cassie's relationships with the other characters goes back years, and they end up intertwining outside school in the real world in ways that cannot be ignored. The characters were so real they brought me to tears. I am torn between thinking of this as a young adult novel with middle school characters or a middle level novel with the pacing, dialogue, and suspense of a classic. Just my own opinion, I would rather read Playing Through the Turnaround than Catcher in the Rye. Especially if I was the age of the characters in the novel. Highest praise for this book." -Carol Mohr (March 20, 2022)