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Our Children's Bestsellers This Week

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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Cover Image
Just Add Glitter Cover Image
The Splintered Light Cover Image
I Wanna Be a Cowgirl Cover Image
Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword Cover Image
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The Novice: Summoner: Book One (The Summoner Trilogy #1) Cover Image

Our Adult Bestsellers This Week

The River Wife: A Novel Cover Image
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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Cover Image
The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: A Novel Cover Image
Bridge of Clay (Signed Edition) Cover Image
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The Halloween Tree Cover Image
The Witch Elm: A Novel Cover Image

Books that go BOO!

City of Ghosts Cover Image
Small Spaces Cover Image
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt) Cover Image
Creepy Pair of Underwear! Cover Image
Ask the Dark Cover Image
Minnie and Moo: The Night of the Living Bed (I Can Read Level 3) Cover Image

Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

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Bringing to vivid life a realistic tale of homelessness & poverty. debut novelist Marie Miranda Cruz introduces us to feisty, resilient 12-year old Nora, who lives with her mother in her father's grave crypt in the Philippine capital of Manilla. The truly harsh elements of survival and hunger are coupled with the kindness and community that Nora finds while searching for her mother, who has inexplicably gone missing. There are some scary elements such as beatings & kidnapping and young readers may flinch when confronted with these, but Cruz' memorable title character is so worthy of compassion, you will be rooting for her the whole way to the satisfying ending. This novel is a true gem and one that should be read and discussed. I loved the interspersed Tagalog words (glossary in back) and additional teachers guide. Exceptional for ages 10 and up. - Maureen