Middle Grade

The Inquisitor’s Tale

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The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525426165
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

France, 1242. One young priest-in-training, one Jewish boy, and one peasant girl hiding prophetic visions are thrown together on a quest to escape persecution and save precious holy texts from being destroyed. Based on years of exhaustive research, The Inquisitor's Tale features gorgeous illustrations in the style of historical illuminated manuscripts, a dog saint, a dragon with literal killer farts...and a deeply moving story that asks difficult questions with flair. Every page is a gem. Absolutely phenomenal.

Rebecca


The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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ISBN: 9781616205676
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Kelly Barnhill is an enchantress and her magic is to weave stories that catch you, pull you in, and never let you go. She takes age-old truths and weaves them together to form a dazzling tapestry of story. The result is brilliant; timeless and new and fascinating, filled with perfect small moments and large encompassing truths...some of which are the same thing.

Marika


Two Naomis

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ISBN: 9780062414250
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - September 13th, 2016

Naomi Marie and Naomi Edith have nothing in common except a name. But their parents are dating each other, and it's getting serious. The last thing the Naomis want to do is spend even more time together, working on a coding project, but no one asked what they want.

Sarah


The Inquisitor’s Tale

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The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525426165
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

France, 1242. One young priest-in-training, one Jewish boy, and one peasant girl hiding prophetic visions are thrown together on a quest to escape persecution and save precious holy texts from being destroyed. Based on years of exhaustive research, The Inquisitor's Tale features gorgeous illustrations in the style of historical illuminated manuscripts, a dog saint, a dragon with literal killer farts...and a deeply moving story that asks difficult questions with flair. Every page is a gem. Absolutely phenomenal.

Rebecca


The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616205676
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Kelly Barnhill is an enchantress and her magic is to weave stories that catch you, pull you in, and never let you go. She takes age-old truths and weaves them together to form a dazzling tapestry of story. The result is brilliant; timeless and new and fascinating, filled with perfect small moments and large encompassing truths...some of which are the same thing.

Marika


Compass South

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By Hope Larson, Rebecca Mock (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374300432
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - June 28th, 2016

This high-seas adventure will take you from NYC to New Orleans, around Cape Horn, and even through the jungle. When two sets of orphaned twins are separated, they’ll do whatever it takes to find their siblings. But with a pirate gang after them, it won’t be easy! With breakneck pacing and beautifully dynamic illustrations, readers will be riveted. If you enjoy Tintin’s adventures, pick this up!

Marika


Sea Change

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Sea Change: A Toon Graphic Cover Image
By Frank Viva (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781935179924
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Published: Toon Graphics - May 24th, 2016

Eliot is pretty sure his uncle’s house in Canada is the worst place to spend the summer, especially since he isn’t much of a swimmer. Early mornings on a fishing boat, gathering maggots for bait, a local bully....it’s not idyllic. But there’s more to Point Aconi than Eliot imagined, and slowly, the place begins to work it’s magic on him. So plunge into this book and prepare yourself for a story that will leave you emotionally pummeled yet refreshed- just like a good day in the sea.

Markia


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