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Chickenhare

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Chickenhare, a bunny with the legs of a chicken, has been captured with his friend Abe, a bearded box turtle, by Barley. Barley wants to sell them to Klaus, a crazy, evil taxidermist. Klaus plans to kill and stuff Chickenhare…

City of Light, City of Dark

City of Light, City of Dark written by Avi, Illustrations by Brian Floca

When humans wanted to settle the Island to build a grand City, they had to negotiate with the Kurbs—creatures of darkness who possess the Island. Each year, the humans must perform a ritual to acknowledge and pay respect to the…

The Lost Boy

Lost Boy

Nate’s family has just moved to a new town. Again. Nate is less than thrilled. In a typical parental effort to cheer him up, his dad says, “Ready? It’s not every day a guy gets to pick out his own…

The Dumbest Idea Ever!

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Jimmy Gownley’s reflective look at his youth and his enthrallment with the comic book world, while personal and introspective, is honest and appealing. It offers the reader a chance to get to know several of its characters and to join…

Bird & Squirrel: On the run

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James Burks’ wild and wacky sense of humor gets full play in this heartwarming story of friendship, fear, and nasty cats. The story begins on a beautiful day, when the flight-loving, ever optimistic Bird meets neurotic Squirrel. Right away, we…

Cardboard

Cardboard

The story starts with Mike, a single dad, looking for work at construction sites. On his way home, he stops at a roadside toy vendor who advertises having cheap prices. He wants to get something for his son’s birthday, but…

Drama

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Raina Telgemeier, author of last year’s incredibly popular and incredibly awesome graphic novel of growing up and losing teeth, Smile, has done it again. This year readers will be treated to her newest story of new friends, new loves, and…

Amulet, vol. 4: The Last Council

Through a portal to another world lies the realm of the Stonekeepers. Emily, a young Stonekeeper, has been traveling through this world, first to find her mother then to discover why she was chosen to become a Stonekeeper and all…

Drawing from Memory

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Say’s intriguing, introspective, and largely visual journey through his first sixteen years of life as a child and artist is decidedly readable and informative. This slender hybrid picture book contains numerous comic book essentials, water-coloured pen and ink illustrations, black…

Sidekicks

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In a world where superheroes risk their lives to protect everyday citizens, what happens to the pets they leave at home? Sidekicks explores the lives of Captain Amazing, the greatest superhero of Metro City, and the dog, hamster, and gecko…

Bad Island

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Bad Island is like a bad dream. Reese is your normal teenager and when it’s time to take a family boat trip he would rather gouge out his eyes then hang out with his parents and little sister. However, the…

Missile Mouse: Rescue on Tankium3

Missile Mouse is back! While chasing a fugitive, Missile Mouse discovers that the being is a slave from the planet Tankium. The evil King Bognarsh has taken all of the Tankian men and implanted mind-control devices on them, forcing them…

Amulet, vol. 1-3

Emily and her brother Navin have moved into their Great-Grandfather Silas’ house after their father dies. They and their mother are looking for a new start, but they don’t expect it to come in the way that it does. Their…

Missile Mouse: The Star Crusher

Missile Mouse may be a secret agent for the Galactic Security Agency, but that doesn’t mean that he always follows the rules, which can cause problems. When yet another job goes wrong and he finds himself in trouble with the…

The Good Neighbors, Book One: Kin

Her mother has vanished and her father has stopped going to work, but Rue Silver’s not worried. Really. Only it is bothering her that she’s apparently going crazy, seeing things that aren’t there, that can’t be there. Things like faeries.…