Forgotten Sisters, by Shannon Hale

Princess Academy series
Summary:  Miri is eager to return to her beloved Mount Eskel after a year at the capital, but the king and queen ask her to first journey to a distant swamp and start her own miniature princess academy for three royal cousins, but once there she must solve a mystery before she can return home.

Bloomsbury

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Goblins on the Prowl by Bruce Coville

Summary: When an accidental spell brings a mysterious stone toad to life, and it hops away with her human friend William between its jaws, Fauna must use her magic and her wits to save him, embarking on a journey through dangerous lands filled with fearsome giants, talking bears, and packs of rogue goblins.

Aladdin

Great Ball of Light, by Evan Kuhlman

Summary:  When a ball of light appears with the power to bring the dead back to life, twins Fiona and Fenton are determined to catch it and perform some experiments.

Atheneum

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The Thickety: the Whispering Trees, by J. A. White

Summary: Deep within the dangerous Thickety, Kara and her brother, Taff, must figure out who and what to trust in order to escape and stop the evil Sordyr.

Harper Collins

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The Galaxy Pirates: Hunt for the Pyxis, by Zoe Ferraris

Summary: On the night Emma Garton’s supposedly boring parents are kidnapped, she is forced to face the truth: they’ve been lying to her about many things, including the Pyxis, a mysterious amulet that holds the key to saving another world—and worse, they aren’t even from planet Earth.  To find her parents, Emma and her best friend, Herbie, must leave Earth and enter the Strands—the waterways of space, where huge galleons ply the intergalactic seas. But a journey through the constellations won’t be easy—not with evil Queen Virgo and every scoundrel in the galaxy determined to find them.

Random House

Genuine Sweet, by Faith Harkey

Summary:  Genuine Sweet, twelve, of tiny, impoverished Sass, Georgia, inherited the ability to grant any wish except her own but with help from new friends, her life and town are improving until unexpected trouble arrives and Genuine learns the difference between wishing for a better life and building one.

Clarion

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In Todd We Trust by Louise Galveston

Summary:  Twelve-year-old Todd Butroche has been rather distracted by a girl in middle school and other concerns, and the Toddlians, the tiny civilization created by his benevolent grossness, are convinced that he is angry with them–especially when they are confronted with a vile red thing (a moldy apple) and its horrifying inhabitant (a worm).

RazorBill

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