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JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life: #PeaceOutHaterz
by JoJo Siwa

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<DIV>You might recognize firecracker JoJo Siwa from <I>Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition</I>, or maybe you fell in love with her on <I>Dance Moms</I>. JoJo’s nonfiction middle-grade debut is the next generation’s version of a real life Cinderella story: Nebraska girl becomes Hollywood’s belle of the ball, thanks to her spunky attitude and creative drive. Through the lens of JoJo’s personal experience and playful voice, she digs into themes such as finding your passion, keeping strong in the face of adversity, appreciating your individualism, the importance of being loyal, and never giving up. Most of all, JoJo’s story is meant to inspire young girls to find the courage and confidence to go after their dreams. Go Siwanatorz!<BR />  </DIV>
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Offici...
by , Jack Thorne

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><b>The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</b></p><p>It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.</p><p>While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.</p><p>The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.</p><p>This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</p>
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screen...
by J.K. Rowling

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English

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Publication Date

November 16, 2018

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<p>At the end of <em>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</em>, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.</p><p>In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists Newt, his former Hogwarts student, who agrees to help once again, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.</p><p>This second original screenplay from J.K. Rowling, illustrated with stunning line art from MinaLima, expands on earlier events that helped shaped the Wizarding World, with some surprising nods to the Harry Potter stories that will delight fans of both the books and films.</p>
The One and Only Ivan
by Katherine Applegate

Language

English

Pages

325

Publication Date

January 17, 2012

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<p><strong>Soon to be a major motion picture!</strong></p><p><strong>Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestseller</strong></p><p>This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. </p><p>Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes.</p><p><em>The One and Only Ivan</em> was hailed as a best book of the year by <em>Kirkus</em>, <em>School Library Journal</em>, and Amazon, demonstrating it is a true classic in the making.</p><p>In the tradition of timeless stories like <em>Charlotte's Web</em> and <em>Stuart Little</em>, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan's unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope. An author's note depicts the differences between the fictional story and true events.</p><p><strong>Plus don't miss Katherine Applegate's Endling series!</strong></p>
Drama
by Raina Telgemeier

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

July 29, 2014

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From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of <i>Smile</i> and <i>Sisters</i>!<br /><br />Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of <i>Moon over Mississippi</i>, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department's stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn't know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!
Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)
by Jeff Kinney

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

November 01, 2016

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<div>The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.”<BR>  <BR> As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle.<BR>  <BR> When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles?<BR></div>
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
by J.K. Rowling

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

November 18, 2016

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<p>When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...</p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><p>Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, <em>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay</em> marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader’s bookshelf.</p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><p><em>The film</em> Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them <em>had its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.</em></p>
Click
by Kayla Miller

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

January 08, 2019

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<DIV><B>For fans of </B><I><B>Smile</B></I><B> and </B><I><B>Real Friends</B></I><B> comes a debut graphic novel about friendship and finding where you "click" in middle school.</B><BR /><BR /><B>Olive wants to get in on the act . . .</B><BR /><B>. . . Any act!</B><BR /><BR /> Olive “clicks” with everyone in the fifth grade—until one day she doesn’t. When a school variety show leaves Olive stranded without an act to join, she begins to panic, wondering why all her friends have already formed their own groups . . . without her. With the performance drawing closer by the minute, will Olive be able to find her own place in the show before the curtain comes up?<BR />         Author-illustrator Kayla Miller has woven together a heartfelt and insightful story about navigating friendships, leaning on family, and learning to take the stage in the most important role of all.<BR />  </DIV>
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
by E.L. Konigsburg

Language

English

Pages

188

Publication Date

December 21, 2010

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2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic <i>From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler</i>.<BR> <BR>When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run <i>from</i> somewhere, she wants to run <i>to</i> somewhere -- to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and, preferably, elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing that her younger brother Jamie has money and thus can help her with a serious cash-flow problem, she invites him along.<BR> <BR>Once settled into the museum, Claudia and Jamie find themselves caught up in the mystery of an angel statue that the museum purchased at auction for a bargain price of $225. The statue is possibly an early work of the Renaissance master, Michelangelo, and therefore worth millions. Is it? Or isn't it? Claudia is determined to find out. Her quest leads her to Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the remarkable old woman who sold the statue, and to some equally remarkable discoveries about herself.
Echo
by , Pam Muñoz Ryan

Language

English

Pages

592

Publication Date

February 24, 2015

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Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this genre-defying masterpiece from Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan!<br /><br /><b>Winner of a 2016 Newbery Honor, ECHO pushes the boundaries of genre, form, and storytelling innovation.</b><br /><br />Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica.<br /> <br />Decades later, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each, in turn, become interwoven when the very same harmonica lands in their lives. All the children face daunting challenges: rescuing a father, protecting a brother, holding a family together. And ultimately, pulled by the invisible thread of destiny, their suspenseful solo stories converge in an orchestral crescendo. <br /><br />Richly imagined and masterfully crafted, this impassioned, uplifting, and virtuosic tour de force will resound in your heart long after the last note has been struck.

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