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Humor (Fiction)

    Big Nate in a Class by Himself

    Big Nate in a Class by Himself

    Lincoln Peirce

    "Big Nate is funny, big time."—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy KidFor fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series: Get ready to meet Big Nate! In the first novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Big Nate is in a class by himself!Nate knows…

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  • Smile

    Smile

    Raina Telgemeier

    Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood! Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again,…

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  • The Princess in Black

    The Princess in Black

    Shannon Hale

    Who says princesses can't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black.Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is threatening…

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  • Anne of Green Gables

    Anne of Green Gables

    Brenna Thummler

    The spirit of Anne is alive and well in Mariah Marsden's crisp adaptation, and it's a thrill to watch as the beloved orphan rushes headlong through Brenna Thummler's heavenly landscapes. Together Marsden and Thummler conjure all the magic and beauty of Green Gables. Like Anne herself, you won't want to…

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  • My Beijing

    My Beijing

    Nie Jun

    A 2019 Batchelder Honor Book Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing—and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic. In one tale, Yu'er wants to swim in the Special Olympics, a sports competition for…

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  • Illegal

    Illegal

    Eoin Colfer

    A powerfully moving graphic novel by New York Times bestselling author Eoin Colfer and the team behind the Artemis Fowl graphic novels that explores the current plight of undocumented immigrants.Ebo is alone.His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe,…

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  • Surviving the City

    Surviving the City

    Tasha Spillett

    Tasha Spillett's graphic novel debut, Surviving the City, is a story about womanhood, friendship, colonialism, and the anguish of a missing loved one. Miikwan and Dez are best friends. Miikwan is Anishinaabe; Dez is Inninew. Together, the teens navigate the challenges of growing up in an urban landscape – they're…

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  • Mrs. Dole Is Out of Control!

    Mrs. Dole Is Out of Control!

    Dan Gutman

    With more than 12 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!In this very first book of the My Weird School Daze series, A.J. and the gang are graduating! But the out-of-control PTA president is turning the whole thing into a huge ceremony, complete with fireworks,…

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  • Superfudge

    Superfudge

    Judy Blume

    Sometimes life in the Hatcher household is enough to make twelve-year-old Peter think about running away. His worst problem is still his younger brother, Fudge, who hasn't changed a bit since his crazy capers in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. If you ask Peter, Fudge is just an older…

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  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School

    Sideways Stories from Wayside School

    Louis Sachar

    Bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar knows how to make readers laugh. And there are laughs galore in perennial favorite Sideways Stories from Wayside School, now available for the first time in ebook format!Accidentally built sideways and standing thirty stories high (the builder said he was very sorry for…

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  • The Terrible Two

    The Terrible Two

    Mac Barnett

    Miles Murphy had it made. He lived in a great town near the ocean, he had two best friends, and most importantly, he had a reputation for being his town's best prankster. All of which explains why he's not happy to be moving to Yawnee Valley, a sleepy town that's…

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  • The Last Word

    The Last Word

    Shirley MacLaine

    Harriet is a retired businesswoman who wants to control everything, especially her legacy. When a young journalist searches for the truth, so begins a life-altering friendship.

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  • I'll See You in My Dreams

    I'll See You in My Dreams

    Blythe Danner

    Blythe Danner stars as a widow who's settled into her life and her age, until a series of events propel her into a renewed engagement with the people and the world around her.

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  • Words And Pictures

    Words And Pictures

    Clive Owen

    Prep school English teacher Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) meets his match in Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche) - an abstract painter and the new art teacher on campus.

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  • Roger Dodger

    Roger Dodger

    Jennifer Beals

    Set in Manhattan, Roger Dodger takes a comic look at the male ego and the art of manipulating women. Campbell Scott stars as Roger, a sharp-witted advertising copywriter who can talk his way into any skirt. Which is exactly why his nephew, Nick, pays him a visit. With Nick's virginity…

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New eBooks