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Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret

Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret

By Trudi Trueit

4.8621 ratings28 reviews

  • callie_b
    callie_b55 stars
    WOW!!! That was my only reaction after reading this book! Just WOW! This book totally surprised me. Cruz Coronado lives in Hawaii and loves to surf. At least, he LIVED in Hawaii. The very exclusive Explorer Academy had accepted his application to attend... in WASHINGTON, D.C.! His deceased mother...
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When You Reach Me

When You Reach Me

By Rebecca Stead

4.61139 ratings153 reviews

  • callie_b
    callie_b44 stars
    Miranda lives with her mom and her mom's boyfriend Richard in a shabby little apartment. Life is normal... for the time being. One day on their walk home from school, Miranda's best friend Sal gets punched by a kid in their grade, Marcus. And then everything begins happening to Miranda all at onc...
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Ghosts

Ghosts

By Raina Telgemeier

4.7209 ratings364 reviews

  • jenny12345678
    I love this book! I had recently read this and it was really good. Catrina and her family move to the coast of Northern California due to her little sister, Maya. Maya has Cystic Fibrosis. It affects breathing and digestion. Cat thinks that they're moving mainly for Maya since she won't be having...
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

The Fourteenth Goldfish

By Jennifer L. Holm

4.3577 ratings105 reviews

  • awesomessb
    awesomessb55 stars
    This book is about a girl named Ellie. Her parents are divorced, but still are good friends. Her mother and grandfather however don't get along that well. He sometimes tells her that she could have made a better choices. However he is also a scientist, and has discovered the secret of T. melvinu...
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The Third Mushroom

The Third Mushroom

By Jennifer L. Holm

4.54 ratings7 reviews

  • applemango
    This story is the sequel of The Fourteenth Goldfish and when Ellie's grandpa Melvin returns still young in the form of a 14 year old boy. He is a big eater and scientist that has two PHDs and is like really smart. He has to go to school as a 14 year old boy and then enters the science fair with E...
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Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar

Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar

By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou

4.5885 ratings79 reviews

  • xxpish
    xxpish55 stars
    Georgia Khatchadorian is starting sixth grade. Which means a new grade and a new school. But that’s not all that Georgia needs to worry about. Just because her last name is Khatchadorian and her brother is Rafe doesn’t mean that she is like him. But it does to all the kids and teachers of Hill Vi...
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I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story (I Funny)

I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story (I Funny)

By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein

4.6572 ratings93 reviews

  • Sonic555cooldud
    Sonic555cooldud
    I Even Funnier by James Patterson was an amazing book about a young boy named Jamie Grimm. Jamie has a very unfortunate life having to live with his aunt's family, the Smileys, and being disabled from the waist down. He is a very funny kid and can crack a laugh even in the worst of situations. H...
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I Funny: School of Laughs

I Funny: School of Laughs

By James Patterson

4.754 ratings4 reviews

  • awesomenachos
    Wow! Just wow. You might underestimate this sit-down stand-up comedian, but underestimate no longer! Jamie Grimm is NOT another handicapped character to be pitied. He is, however, a boy who was involved in a car accident which caused him to be paralyzed from the waist down. But Jamie overcome...
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I Funny TV: A Middle School Story

I Funny TV: A Middle School Story

By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein

4.512 ratings9 reviews

  • happypug12
    happypug1244 stars
    Jamie's happily-ever-after was short-lived–yes, he won the contest that he always dreamed of, but there's a catch. He did get his million bucks–but he signed a contract (he thought it was a receipt). Turns out, the moolah was just an advance payment for a pilot of his own TV show–Jamie Funnie. To...
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The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book 1)

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire, Book 1)

By Tui T. Sutherland

4.63235 ratings370 reviews

  • A Reader
    A Reader
    I think this book is very well done. It is the story of a dragonet (baby dragon, in this case six years old) named Clay. He has spent his entire life living with a peace movement called the Talons of Peace. It turns out Clay and his friends are part of a prophecy that will end the Great War, whic...
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