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ISBN: 9781442495760
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Published: Aladdin - May 20th, 2014

Quiet, quirky May Bird discovers a ghostly dimension in this otherworldly adventure from New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson.

Meet May Bird: a very shy, very precocious young girl who wants nothing more than to live in a world where she’s accepted and loved. One day while walking in the woods she finds that world—or falls into it, really.

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ISBN: 9780545227704
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Published: Chicken House - May 1st, 2010

The enchanting international bestseller with bonus back matter and a beautiful new cover!

Two orphaned brothers, Prosper and Bo, have run away to Venice, where crumbling canals and misty alleyways shelter a secret community of street urchins.

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ISBN: 9781534460478
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 1st, 2020

Stranger Things meets The X-Files in this eerie, heart-pounding middle grade adventure about a young boy and girl who must protect their small town from otherworldly forces threatening to destroy it.

Rae’s father vanished without a trace—and Rae knows what happened to him.

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ISBN: 9780525515043
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Published: Puffin Books - July 9th, 2019

New York Times bestselling adult author of The Bear and the Nightingale makes her middle grade debut with a creepy, spellbinding ghost story destined to become a classic. Now in paperback.

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By Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780064407663
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Published: HarperCollins - August 25th, 1999


In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. Never before has a tale of three likeable and unfortunate children been quite so enchanting, or quite so uproariously unhappy. 

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By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780380807345
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Published: HarperCollins - April 24th, 2012

This edition of New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman’s modern classic, Coraline—also an Academy Award-nominated film—is enriched with a foreword from the author, a reader's guide, and more.