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The Yellow Feather Mystery (Hardy Boys, Book 33)

By Franklin W. Dixon

The recognized younger detectives Frank and Joe Hardy are stuck up in a perilous net of intrigue after they conform to aid Greg Woodson look for his grandfather’s lacking will. whilst Henry Kurt, the transitority headmaster of Woodson Academy, insists that he's to inherit the valuables from Greg’s grandfather, the case turns into even trickier. Frank and Joe needs to chance their lives numerous instances sooner than they resolve the secret of Yellow Feather and capture a sinister felony who will cease at not anything – even homicide – to meet his greed for cash.

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The Wednesday Wars

By Gary D. Schmidt

In this Newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt deals an unforgettable antihero. The Wednesday Wars is a perfectly witty and compelling tale a few teenage boy’s mishaps and adventures over the process the 1967–68 university 12 months in big apple, big apple.

Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior excessive, who needs to spend Wednesday afternoons together with his instructor, Mrs. Baker, whereas the remainder of the category has spiritual guideline. Mrs. Baker doesn’t like Holling—he’s convinced of it. Why else might she make him learn the performs of William Shakespeare open air type? yet every person has larger issues to fret approximately, like Vietnam. His father wishes Holling and his sister to be on their top habit: the luck of his enterprise is determined by it. yet how can Holling remain out of hassle while he has loads to take care of? A bully challenging cream puffs; indignant rats; and a baseball hero signing autographs the exact same evening Holling has to seem in a play in yellow tights! As destiny sneaks up on him repeatedly, Holling reveals Motivation—the large M—in the main unforeseen locations and musters up the braveness to embody his future, regardless of himself.

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When Mr. Dog Bites

By Brian Conaghan

All Dylan Mint has ever sought after is to maintain his Tourette's in payment and dwell existence as a "normal" teen. The swearing, the tics, the howling "dog" that escapes while issues are at their worst―nothing approximately Tourette's makes it effortless to fulfill lovely women or have general pals (or many pals at all). yet a regimen health center stopover at adjustments everything―Dylan overhears that he is going to die. In an try and declare the lifestyles he is continually sought after, he comes to a decision to supply himself parting needs, or "Cool activities sooner than I Cack It". In an intimate portrayal of lifestyles with Tourette's, Dylan's trip to return to phrases with the affliction that has outlined his lifestyles and his preconceptions concerning the global round him is hilarious, painful and, eventually, totally masterful.

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Alabama Moon

By Watt Key

For so long as ten-year-old Moon can be mindful, he has lived out within the wooded area in a safeguard together with his father. they retain to themselves, their in basic terms touch with different people an occasional journey to the closest basic shop. whilst Moon's father dies, Moon follows his father's final directions: to commute to Alaska to discover others like themselves. yet Moon is quickly stuck and entangled in a global he does not be aware of or comprehend; he is turn into estate of the govt he has been fending off all his lifestyles. because the lively and imaginative Moon encounters constables, jails, associations, legal professionals, real acquaintances, and precise enemies, he adapts his desolate tract survival abilities and learns to outlive within the open air international, or even, might be, make his domestic there.

Alabama Moon is a 2007 financial institution road - top kid's booklet of the Year.

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Mystery of the Whale Tattoo (Hardy Boys, No. 47)

By Franklin W. Dixon

One intriguing occasion follows one other while Frank and Joe Hardy are employed to understand the pickpockets who've been plaguing Solo’s tremendous Carnival. whilst their buddies Tony Prito and Biff Hooper convey a crammed whale dug up at a building undertaking, all of them yet placed the carnival into bankruptcy. during this exciting secret the younger detectives pit their wits opposed to a gang of thieves whose strange id, a three-part whale tattoo, proves to be a virtually insolvable riddle.

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Summer at Forsaken Lake

By Michael D. Beil

With their father en path to Africa for medical professionals without borderlines, city-kids Nicholas and more youthful dual sisters Haley and Hetty are off to spend the summer time with their Great-Uncle Nick at his condo on Forsaken Lake. regardless of a few preliminary doubts, Nicholas is true at domestic within the state: he learns to sail, learns approximately his father as a boy, and makes quick pals with a local-girl, the tomboy Charlie.

The summer season takes a flip towards the mysterious, notwithstanding, while Nicholas discovers an previous motion picture that his father made as a boy: it tells the tale of the neighborhood legend, The Seaweed Strangler, yet used to be by no means accomplished. earlier than lengthy Nicholas desires solutions either concerning the legend, and in regards to the motion picture. jointly, he and Charlie paintings to discover the reality and become aware of a few long-buried relations secrets and techniques alongside the way.

In this beautiful middle-grade novel, Michael D. Beil has invoked certainly one of his personal favorites, We did not suggest to visit Sea, in addition to different nice summer time books of years-past.

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The Shore Road Mystery (Hardy Boys #6)

By Franklin W. Dixon

While the Hardy Boys eagerly conform to support their buddy Jack Dodd and his father in finding a kinfolk treasure, the 2 younger detectives are blind to the baffling problems that may come up. lethal highway traps, aerial ambush, a spider guy and a suspect who incorporates a menacing cane harass the younger detectives as they search the triple approach to this difficult and interesting secret.

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Hatchet

By Gary Paulsen

This award-winning modern vintage is the survival tale with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping event, recipient of the Newbery Honor.

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his technique to stopover at his father whilst the single-engine airplane within which he's flying crashes. abruptly, Brian reveals himself on my own within the Canadian desolate tract with not anything yet a tattered Windbreaker and the hatchet his mom gave him as a present—and the dreadful mystery that has been tearing him aside due to the fact that his parent’s divorce. yet now Brian has no time for anger, self pity, or despair—it will take all his information and resolution, and extra braveness than he knew he possessed, to outlive.

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The Wailing Siren Mystery (Hardy Boys, No. 30)

Stuck of their motorboat the Sleuth by means of a unexpected typhoon at sea, Frank and Joe Hardy are relieved to determine the lighting fixtures of a yacht. yet their SOS overlooked. The shrill sound of a siren fills the evening air and moments later a helicopter drops an item along the Sleuth: a pockets containing thousand cash! the next day to come, a truck wearing a cargo of high-powered rifles has been stolen. those it appears unconnected occasions are clues in a tangle of puzzle which seems to be one of many detective brothers’ most fun adventures.

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