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1.Dork Diaries(3)
Rachel Renee Russel
Nikki is in middle school and there's a competition at school for anyone, and the winner gets a record deal. The mean girl at school, Mackenzie, is also in it. So Nikki and her friends try to win against them,but they end up loosing because the person from the recording company said that they were to good for the competition.
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2.The Witches
Roald Dahl
The narrator(name not mentioned) lives with his grand mother because his parents died in a car accident. His grandmother knows a lot about witches and they go to a hotel and it turns out that the witches are having a meeting about getting rid of all children. The narrator goes face to face with the grand high witch and the witch turns him into a mouse but doesn't die and was saved by his grandmother.
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3.Soccer Stars
Therese Shea
This is an informational book about soccer stars. It tells about Abby Wambach, David Beckham and many more! It says about strategies they've used or how they became famous.
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4.Nancy Drew and The Secret of the Old Clock
Caroline Keene
Nancy Drew is driving in her car and sees a little girl who almost got ran over by a moving truck in front of her and she falls backwards in her yard in her pond. Nancy comes and takes her out of the pond and brings her to her aunts inside the house and finds out that their last names are Turner and they have a cousin named Josiah Crowley who recently died and was rich. He said the Turner sisters and many other relatives were in his will, but they weren't,everything was left to the snotty rich Tophams,so Nancy did some investigating and found out that he had a later will, the directions to get to the will were in an old clock, and the Turner sisters and the rest of the needy relatives got money leaving the Tophams broke!
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5. Titanic Sinks!
Berry Deneburg
This is a nonfiction book about the Titanic,showing facts and pictures along with it. It tells all the times for things like the orchestra and it tells what all the rooms are in each and how many there are.My favorite part is when it showed pictures of all the orchestra members.
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6.Fireball
Ken Munro
Sammy and Brian are Bird-in-hand's youngest super sleuths.John Shelly and his wife were on their way to his mother's house and a friend was supposed to watch their house and their house caught on fire. Sammy and Brian were trying to find out who set the house on fire and thought it was "Deep Eyes" (Aaron Wittle) . They found out it was Larry Longenecker, the public adjuster for John Shelly and his wife.
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7.Nancy Drew and the Bungalow Mystery
Caroline Keene
Nancy goes with her friend with just each other in a motor boat and it sinks and a girl named Laura saves them. Her parents died and she's getting new guardians but their fake and criminals. They stole securities and Nancy has to get them back and she finds their real new guardians.
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8.The Cross Key Caper
Ken Munro
Someone is stealing things from Cross Keys and Sammy and Brian need to find out who. Someone stole Joyce's camera and deleted all the pictures and gave it back. It turns out that the hole thing was a game show and one of the contestants was stealing the things in case the whole game show wasn't working out.
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9.Indigo
Alice Hoffman
Martha's mother died and lives with her father and she lives in Oak Grove where it is dry. Martha runs away with her friends Trout and Eel. They find out that running away isn't the best solution.
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10.Goalkeeping
Jonathon
Miller
This is a nonfiction book about tips to be a good goalie. It tells how to hold the ball, catch it (etc.) It tells where you should be at all times.
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11.Nancy Drew The Hidden Staircase
Caroline Keene
Nancy goes with Helen to her ants house but before she goes, a man named Nathan Gomber tells her to stay with her dad because of him being in danger.She goes anyway and her father is captured and there is a "ghost" haunting the mansion. It ends up tp be Willie Wharton , a worker for Nathan Gomber who doesn't want to be part of the plan anymore,m and Gomber kidnapped Mr.Drew and gets arrested.
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12 The Toy Factory
Ken Munro
Sammy, Brian, and Joyce are doing a news story for the Eckman Toy Factory and the Eckman Toy Factory are coming up with a new toy called "Smarty Pants," and it prints whatever you say. It's intelligence chip is missing and Brian, Sammy, and Joyce are trying to find it. Dale Martin's dad was the owner of the toy factory until he sold it to Greg Eckman and Dale is t he one who stole it because his dad thinks the toys are electronics, not toys,so he stole it for his dad.
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13.The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Barbara Robinson
There is a Christmas pageant every year at the church. There is a family called The Herdmans and they are bad kids and Imogene Herdman and Ollie Herdman and many of the Herdmans are the new stars of the pageant.Everybody comes to see if the Hermans mess up and ruin it, but they make it the best Christmas pageant ever because for 1 reason, Imogene cries tears of joy at the end.
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14.The Mystery at Lilac Inn
Caroline Keene
Nancy goes with Helen to their friend Emily's new cottage inn before it opens. Their has been weird things going on at the inn,and Emily got jewels because it says in her mom's will to give them to her when she is 21, but they go missing. There is also someone impersonating Nancy, and it turns out to be Jean Holmes, the new waitress, stole the gems, and someone named "Gay" was the one impersonating Nancy.
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15.The Hardy Boys A Will to survive
Franklin W. Dixon
Frank and Joe go with their friend Callie to a nature center called "Shorewood Nature Center" and Callie is an intern there, and Tanya, the owner, is helping Joe and Frank pretend they are interns because they are trying to solve the mystery abhiout the strange happenings at Shorewood. Carl, the caretaker, thought that Joe was sneaking around, and attached him, but Joe just heard a noise. It turns out to be Bruce, the director.
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16.The Hardy Boys THe Robots Revenge
Franklin W. Dixon
Frank, Joe, and their friend Phil, made a robot named Roger for a competition called the TIC and they meet someone named Megan who is also in the contest. Somebody stole Roger and returned him and his wires were changed in different positions, also, one of the main staff, Mr.Makowski, was the target for an arrow, but didn't get hit. Byron, another contestant, "sabotoged" Roger because he thought the Hardys were too serious and needed a joke, but Makowski pretended to be aimed at because he would seem more innocent so he could steel Megan's invention.
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17.The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
C.S Lewis
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are all brothers and sisters and the war is staring at home so they were sent by train to a professer's big house and Lucy enters a wardrobe. There was a agical country called Narnia in the country, but when Lucy tells the others about it, nobody belives her, until Edmund enters Narnia also. The others go into Narnia and find out that there was an evil witch ruling Narnia and there's a lion named Aslon who is the good king of Narnia, and together, they have to defeat the witch and her army, and they did with there's.
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18.A Stolen Life
Jaycee Dugard
Walking on her way to school in the year of 1999,11 year-old Jaycee Dugard was just minding her own buisness until some car came by her, pulled up, and some strange man took her and put her in the van.He took her to a misterious"backyard" with his wife and tortured her for 18 years. She had to live with her two daughters in the secret backyard and since she has been found in 2009, she reunites with her mother and sister and has theropy and even has smoe trouble with the media along the way, but Jaycee is still very happy to be with her family and friends again!
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19.Debt of Bones
Terry Goodkind
Abby's mother gave her a bone which has debt in it from the fitst wizard, Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander(Zedd). Panis Rahl is an evil leader and has many people held captivated including Abby's husband and daughter, and Zedd's daughter who both were less than 5, and they all ready killed Zedd's wife, Erilyn. Abby has saved Zedd's daughter by dressing up like a Mord Sith and taking her back but not finding her own daughter and husband so Zedd, the Mother confessor,Abby, a sorcerous, and the rest of the good people must fight Panis Rahl's army and reclaim peace for the world.
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20.Maniac Magee
Terry Spinelli
Jeffrey Magee's parents died and he is tired of living with his aunt and uncle who never talk to one another because they want a divorce but they can't because of the lord, so Jeffrey runs away. He runs into a lot of people west end and east end (Blacks and Whites) and find a girl named Amanda Beale (Black) and lives with their family. He likes to run a lot and is a good thrower, jumper, and catcher and has many adventures and meets many people like Grayson(White) a "Bad dude" named Mars Bar(Black) and a fantastic pitcher, Jon Mcnabb.
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21.Gorilla Gorilla
Carol Fenner
Gorilla Gorilla was happy in his natural habitat until a group of men take him away in some awful box. He refuses to eat and does not bring much excitement to the people watching him at the zoo because he basically hides in the corner. His new "inmate" turns out to be a young female who always ignores him, until one day...
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22.Gifted Hands
Gregg and Deborah Lewis
Sonya Carson raised her two young boys, Ben and Curtis, alone without their father, being very poor, and checks herself into many mental hospitals for help and support. Ben was known as the "class dummy" because he failed many assignments and tests, but that was about to change. Ben studied a lot and got into one of the colleges he wanted to go to and did some of the hardest and/or best surgeries that can be done, like on Siamese Twins, and got married along the way to the girl of his dreams.
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23.Wheel of the Moon
Sandra Forrester
A girl named Pen Downing is left alone while her mother went to go get bread and a storm comes and Pen starts to drown. Her mother comes back a tries to save, but the village people do instead, and then Mam (Pen's mother) dies and Pen is now an orphan. The Spirits are people that capture the orphans and Pen was captured and sent on a boat, and then she was sent to be an indentured servant and she tries to make way to freedom.
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24.The Unforgettable Season
Phil Bildner
In the baseball season of 1941, there was a man named Joe DiMaggio that played for The Yankees. There also was a man named Ted Williams who played for The Boston Red Socks. They both were incredible players and they both sent many record that still aren't broken today.
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25.Desean Jackson
Seth H. Pulditor
Desean Jackson grew up as a poor boy with split up parents and many brother who also played football. Desean's Father Bill grew up poor and could never make it big with football, and he didn't want the same for his son. So Desean practiced and got on the high school football team, college team called the Golden Bears, and now is on the professional team The Philadelphia Eagles!
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