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Midnight at the Barclay Hotel by Fleur Bradley

Published 25 August 2020

Children

Hunting ghosts and solving the case before checkout? All in a weekend's work. Read the novel that New York Times bestselling author, Chris Grabenstein calls, "My kind of mystery!" When JJ Jacobson convinced his mom to accept a surprise invitation to an all-expenses-paid weekend getaway at the illustrious Barclay Hotel, he never imagined that he'd find himself in the midst of a murder mystery. He thought he was in for a run-of-the-mill weekend ghost hunting at the most haunted spot in town, but...


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Hoy no juegas by Pilar Serrano

Published 12 September 2019

Children

Ana and her classmates are being bullied. Going to school used to be fun, but it's turned into a nightmare ever since Emma arrived. She's mean and bossy, and Ana is now the target of her bullying. Ana feels sick, she doesn't want to eat and she's now silent instead of her usual cheerful self. Preschool teacher and author Pilar Serrano tells a story of teamwork and bravery based on her personal experience with her students at school. A necessary book, and a tool to deal with bullying.




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A simplified retelling of the classic story of the mischievous 19th-century boy in a Mississippi River town and his friends, Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher, as they run away from home, witness a murder, and find treasure in a cave.


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Hank, Nathan, Jeremy, and Anabel deal with the realities of middle school basketball, including family pressure, a series of coaches with very different personalities and agendas, and what it means to be a team--and a friend.




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Amigas And School Scandals by Diana Rodriguez Wallach

Published 1 January 2008

Young Adult


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The Gonnabe's by Jessica Leeann

Published 3 November 2017

Children


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Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.



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Lizzie Logan Gets Married by Eileen Spinelli

Published 1 June 1997

Children

When Lizzie's mother announces that she is remarrying, Heather wonders if her wild and unusual friendship with Lizzie will survive the preparations for the wedding.


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Busy with school, sports and dance practices, best friends Ashley Sanchez (Ash) and Ashlee Taylor (Lee) haven't seen each other in two whole weeks! When they decide to host a sleepover party together to reunite, they each have big - and very different - ideas of how it should go. Can the two girls make their plans align in time to put on a fabulous sleepover party?


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Smoke by Mavis Jukes

Published 31 March 2009

Children

Twelve-year-old Colton and his mother move to a farm in California, away from his grandfather and his rodeo-champion father in Idaho, and after his cat Smoke goes missing, Colt feels even more lonely for his old life.



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A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.


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Best Picnic Ever by Clare Jarrett

Published 1 June 2004

Children

Jack and his mum are having a picnic in the park. But first it's time to play - and who better to play with than a gallopy giraffe, a tootley elephant, a lollopy leopard and a dancing tiger? Very soon they are having the best picnic ever.


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Yo Ho Ho! by Marjorie Newman

Published 4 April 1996

Children

'Mr Cutlass,' whispered Mary. 'Were you ever a pirate?' Class 4 have a very strange new teacher. Mr Cutlass wears a spotted scarf around his neck and has a parrot on his shoulder. Could he possibly be a ...pirate? And can Class 4 help him solve a secret message that could lead to hidden treasure? Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.