Magic in the Mix, by Annie Barrows

Magic in the MixSummary:  Life seems to be back to normal for “newly twinned” sisters Miri and Molly until their magical house sends them on a new time-traveling adventure to the Civil War, where they must risk everything to save two unusual soldiers and come to terms with the emotional truth about Molly’s past.


Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

CrossoverSummary:  Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Houghton Mifflin

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Hunter Moran Hangs Out, by Patricia Reilly Giff

Hunter Moran Hangs OutSummary:  When neighbor Sarah Yulefski tells Zack and Hunter that she overheard someone talking about plans to kidnap someone in their town, the twins use the last four days of summer vacation to investigate.

Holiday House

The Tell-Tale Start, by Gordon McAlpine

TellTale StartThe Misadventures of Edgar & Allan Poe #1
Summary:  Edgar and Allan, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of the famed writer Edgar Allan Poe, discover that they are entrapped in a nefarious plot that has been going on since their birth.

Penguin Group

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Unlucky Charms, by Adam Rex

Unlucky CharmsSummary:  Three kids must save the world from the diabolical schemes of an evil breakfast cereal company, which has been luring magical creatures to our world through a rift in the time-space continuum.


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Twinning Project, by Robert Lipsyte

Summary:  Tom and Eddie, identical twins and mirror opposites living on two different Earths some fifty years apart, must switch places and identities to thwart the alien scientists who threaten their planets.



Unwanteds Island of Silence, by Lisa McMann

Summary:  The stark world of Quill and the magical haven of ArtimÉ are now home to whoever wants to live there, whether they are Wanteds, Unwanteds, or Necessaries. In ArtimÉ, Alex and his friends continue to hone their artistic magical spells while welcoming newcomers, wondering how long this peace between Quill and ArtimÉ will last. Alex is stunned when Mr. Today comes to him with a very special request–one Alex questions his readiness for, until circumstances offer a dramatic answer. And back in Quill, Alex’s twin  is stealthily planning his revenge and return to power. Alex and Aaron’s separate stories proceed with suspenseful pacing, colliding in a stunning climax.


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Hunter Moran Saves the Universe, by Patricia Giff

Summary:  While trying to hide an incriminating report card and dodge meddling siblings, fifth-grade twins Hunter and Zack set out to save their town from a diabolical dentist who is planning to blow it to smithereens.

Holiday House

The Templeton Twins Have an Idea, by Ellis Weiner

Summary:  Abigail and John, the Templeton twins, and their dog Cassie, foil a pair of inept kidnappers intent on stealing one of their father’s newest inventions.

Chronicle Books

Jake and Lily, by Jerry Spinelli

Summary:  This is a story about me, Lily. And me, Jake. We’re twins and we’re exactly alike. Not exactly! Whatever. This is a book we wrote about the summer we turned eleven and Jake ditched me. Please. I just started hanging out with some guys in the neighborhood. Right. We wrote this together (sort of) so you’ll get to see both sides of our story. But you’ll probably agree with my side. You always have to have the last word, don’t you? Yes!


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Her Evil Twin, by Mimi McCoy

Summary: Anna’s new friend, Emma, looks just like her, but Emma is a bit of a trouble maker.


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Girl Behind the Glass, by Jane Kelley

Summary:  Moving from Brooklyn to a rental house in the country strains the relationship between eleven-year-old identical twins Hannah and Anna Zimmer, a situation made worse by the ghost of a girl who is trapped in the house because of problems with her own sister eighty years before.

Random House


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