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Sweet Valley twins

Elizabeth and Jessica are starting middle school together, but the twin sisters soon realize they have different interests and it is good to become their own person.

Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas

"Jack Skellington is the undisputed Pumpkin King of Halloween Town. But it wasn't always that way... Years ago, Jack and Oogie Boogie were close friends. Both eager to prove themselves, they poured all their passion into their fantastical projects to earn their rightful place as the scariest duo in town. But there could only be one Pumpkin King What could have happened to turn two best friends into such bitter rivals?"--Back cover.

The dragon prince

"Learning magic is no easy thing, even for young Claudia. Despite a bit of help from a book of spells created by Kpp'Ar, her father's former mentor, it's all she can do to keep things from blowing up in her face-- often with spectacularly messy results. But a spell book isn't the only thing that Kpp'Ar left behind when he suddenly and mysteriously vanished. In his wake stands the Puzzle House, a bizarre tower full of magical traps, tricks, contraptions, and--what else--puzzles. Claudia is sure that the old mage left a gift for her and her brother, Soren, somewhere deep within its walls, and she is determined to find out exactly what it is"--Back cover.

Togo takes the lead

heroic sled dog of the Alaska serum run
"In January 1925, many people in Nome, Alaska, and the surrounding area were sick and dying from an outbreak of diphtheria. A supply of medicine was found but there was one problem--it was hundreds of miles away. The only way to get it to Nome was by dogsled. Ride along with the heroic sled dog Togo and his owner, Leonhard Sepalla, as they make a dangerous journey across Alaska's unforgiving wilderness to deliver lifesaving medicine to the people of Nome"--Provided by publisher.

The Bad Guys in dawn of the underlord

"The Bad Guys have saved the world from butt-handed evil and now it's time to party! But Mr. Snake doesn't feel like partying. Ohhh, no. He's way too powerful for that. Mr. Snake would rather mess with things that could rip open a doorway into a hole new world of horror, mayhem, and blood-curdling badness. Better put your party pants on ice, the Bad Guys are back, baby!!"--.

Big Nate

Big Nate. Revenge of the Cream Puffs: A reprinting of the "Big Nate" comic strip, that follows the adventures of eleven-year-old Nate Wright and his baseball team the Cream Puffs.

Two tribes

"In her . . . debut graphic novel inspired by her own life, Emily Bowen Cohen embraces the complexity, meaning, and deep love that comes from being part of two vibrant lives. Mia is still getting used to living with her mom and stepfather, and to the new role their Jewish identity plays in their home. Feeling out of place at home and at her Jewish day school, Mia finds herself thinking more and more about her Muscogee father, who lives with his new family in Oklahoma. Her mother doesn't want to talk about him, but Mia can't help but feel like she's missing a part of herself without him in her life"--Back cover.

Five nights at Freddy's Fazbear frights

"Pete lashes out at his younger brother in the wake of his parents' divorce, falling prey to a gruesome curse. Years of frustration with his family culminate in a loathsome vacation for Bob, who plots a sinister prank to frighten his wife and kids. And, forever desperate to prove his worth to his arrogant brother and distant father, Toby chases victory at an arcade game with horrifying consequences. In the world of Five Nights at Freddy's, there's always an enormous price for tempting fate"--Back cover.


Mindy makes some space
"Best friends Gabby, Priya, and Mindy's dog business PAWS is booming, but between her mom starting to date and a new classmate wanting to join PAWS, Mindy's having a hard time sharing her feeling with her friends"--OCLC.

All the lovely bad ones

a ghost story graphic novel
"Ages 8-12"--Back cover.


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