Welcome Home, by Kristin Earhart

Misty Inn series #1
Summary: Ten-year-old Willa Dunlap and her eight-year-old brother Ben are new to Chincoteague Island, but it’s a homecoming for their mother, who grew up there. Willa and Ben’s parents are busy planning the opening of their bed and breakfast, which gives the kids free rein to explore the island.

Aladdin

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Seaborne: The Lost Prince, by Matt Myklusch

Summary:  When thirteen-year-old Dean Seaborne’s latest spy mission for the Pirate King takes him to the mythical island of Zenhala, his life changes as he fights to prove that he is the island’s long-lost prince.

Egmont

Secret Cookie Club, by Martha Freeman

Summary:  Four very different girls meet at Moonlight Ranch camp and decide to remain friends all year by exchanging letters and home-made cookies, using recipes their counselor’s grandfather passed along.

Simon & Schuster

Bayou Magic, by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Summary:  Visiting her grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, ten-year-old Maddy begins to realize that she may be the only sibling to carry on the gift of her family’s magical legacy.

Little, Brown

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Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave, by Jen White

Summary: Soon after their mother’s sudden death in San Diego, Liberty and Billie are abandoned at an Arizona gas station by the father they barely know, and Liberty must find a way to keep them together and safe until either Dad returns or they can contact Julie, their mother’s best friend.

FS&G

Twist My Charm The Popularity Spell, by Toni Gallagher

Summary: When a package arrives in the mail for Cleo Nelson, she can’t wait to open it. The birthday present is from Uncle Arnie and that means magic! Inside is a voodoo doll complete with instructions for making happy, wonderful things happen to Cleo and her friend Samantha. They start small by wishing for treats (surprise pizza!), but then their spells start to grow. And when they wish for popularity, they accidentally get the popular girl in school in major trouble with the principal. Can happy spells be twisted into bad magic?

Random House

Zack Delacruz: Me and My Big Mouth, by Jeff Anderson

Summary:  Zack Delacruz is unnoticed at his middle school—and that’s just the way he likes it. But a school assembly, a typhoon of spit, and an uncharacteristic moment of bravery are all it takes to change everything. Suddenly Zack is in charge of the class fundraiser. Worse, his partner is the school’s biggest bully!

Sterling Children’s Books

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