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The Little Girl Behind The Mirror | Matteo Astone

Stella, the little princess of the Village of the Mirror, disappeared years ago. The only hope for the end of her parents’ tears is the water spring in the woods and its mysterious message that no one really understands.
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Stalking Jack the Ripper | Kerri Maniscalco

Against her stern father’s wishes and society’s expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle’s laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. Until one day a fresh corpse arrives only to signal the beginning of the reign of the infamous Jack The Ripper.
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Owly Trilogy | Orla Kelly

Set in a world of forest animals who start off as strangers and enemies but who learn: to recognize the value of each other, the collective power of teamwork, about caring for and looking after each other, about the magic healing power of nature, taking care of the environment, making the world a better place.
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Simone: Even More Monstrous! | Rémy Simard

In this book, Simone continues to navigate the topsy-turvy world of monsters, where stars poop, giant gorillas drink giant milkshakes, and monsters eat their friends. Simone: Even More Monstrous! is an ARC which is expected to be published on 15 Apr 2018. Thank you Owlkids Books for providing me with this adventurous read!
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The Pink Umbrella | Amelie Callot

When it’s bright outside, Adele is the heart of her community, greeting everyone who comes into her café with arms wide open. Thank you Tundra Books for providing The Pink Umbrella!
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The Un-Friendship Bracelet | Martha Maker

Emily Adams, Maddie Wilson, Bella Diaz, and Sam Sharma are eight-year-olds with one special thing in common: they love to create. They each have unique talents, too! Emily is great at constructing and building; Maddie has an eye for fashion, fabrics, and sewing; Bella is a gadget whiz; and Sam is a gifted artist. The Un-Friendship Bracelet  is an ARC which is expected to be published on 27 March 2018. Thank you Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing / Little Simon for providing me with this cute read!
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A Fire Truck for Chuck | Annika Dunklee

At a yard sale with his mom, among the toys for sale, Chuck spots a fire truck. It only costs a buck—what luck. A Fire Truck for Chuck is an ARC which is expected to be published on 15 Mar 2018. Thank you Owlkids Books for providing me with this cute read!
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Crackerjack Jack | Bowman Wilker

This is a book about a robber—a wisecracker, firecracker, knucklecracking crook named Jack. Crackerjack Jack is an ARC which is expected to be published on 15 March 2018.  Thank you Owlkids Books for providing me with this fun and optimistic read!
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Lucy Castor Finds Her Sparkle | Natasha Lowe

Try though she might, ten-year-old Lucy Castor can’t seem to stop the world around her from changing. Lucy Castor Finds Her Sparkle  is an ARC which is expected to be published on 20 Feb 2018. Thank you Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books for providing me with this quirky read!
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