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Staff Favorites : Chapter Books

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Bad to the Bone (Series)
by Lucy Nolan

Told from the perspective of the dog, Down Girl, she explains about her days protecting her home from the enemy next door, Here Kitty Kitty, and properly training her master, Rruff.

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Kenny and the Dragon
by Tony DiTerlizzi

Kenny the rabbit must find a way to prevent his best friend, a gentle dragon named Grahame, from being killed.

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Chains: Seeds of America
by Laurie Halse Anderson

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

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The London Eye Mystery
by Dowd Siobhan

When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (Series)
by Jeff Kinney

Greg's dad threatens to send him to military academy, so Greg must shape up or else.

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The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher
by Ruth Ellwand

In this journal-within-a-journal lies a tale of archaeologists and fairies, human hubris and otherworldly revenge, the magic of the natural world, and the mystery of the imagination.

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Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague (Series)
by Brandon Mull

As Kendra travels to another refuge to locate an artifact of incredible strength, Seth faces another attack at Fablehaven.

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Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Plum Fantastic (Series)
by Whoopi Goldberg

Alexandrea Petrakova Johnson does not want to be a beautiful ballerina, unfortunately, her ballet-crazy mother enrolls her at the Nutcracker School of Ballet.

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The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

An orphaned boy is raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
by Kate DiCamillo

Despereaux Tilling is banished to the rat-filled dungeon. This odd mouse becomes an unlikely hero.


Last Updated: 8/3/09