The Boy Who Knew Everything, by Victoria Forester

Summary: There is a prophecy. It speaks of a girl who can fly and a boy who knows everything. The prophecy says that they have the power to bring about great change. The boy is Conrad Harrington III. The girl is Piper McCloud. They need their talents now, more than ever, if they are to save themselves–and the world.

Feiwel and Friends

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The League of Unexceptional Children : When Average Calls, by Gitty Daneshvari

Summary: Evanston, Virginia, twelve-year-olds Jonathan Murray and Shelley Brown are completely average and forgettable until they are recruited to help the League of Unexceptional Children save the Vice President of the United States, who has been kidnapped along with an important code.

Little, Brown

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Switch, by Ingrid Law

Summary: Gypsy Beaumont’s magical savvy switches to its opposite when she learns that her mean and decidedly non-magical grandma has Alzheimer’s and is going to move in with her family


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Book of Dares for Lost Friends, by Jane Kelley

Summary:  New York City middle-schooler Val teams up with a strange boy who lives in an even stranger bookshop to save her best friend who has lost her way in this story about universal friendship.

Feiwel and Friends

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Finding Someplace, by Dennise Lewis Patrick

Summary: The weekend she turns thirteen, aspiring clothing designer Teresa “Reesie” Boone is separated from her family by Hurricane Katrina but, during the horrific storm and its aftermath, begins to find strength in herself.

Henry Holt

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Keepers of the Labyrinth, by Erin Moulton

Summary: Lil Bennett goes to Crete to find answers about the circumstances of her mother’s death, and there finds herself entangled in an adventure of mythical proportions that leads her and her friends through the very labyrinth in which the real Minotaur was imprisoned.


Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty

Summary: In 1899, a twelve-year-old rat catcher on North Carolina’s Biltmore estate teams up with the estate owner’s young nephew to battle a great evil and, in the process, unlocks the puzzle of her past.

Disney Hyperion

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