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2018 - 2019 Massachusetts Children's Book Award Master List Selection


(Book #1 of Track)
This edition: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publication date: August 30, 2016
Ages: 10 - 99

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Ghost...


(Book #1 of Framed!)
This edition: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publication date: August 23, 2016
Ages: 8 - 12

Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director’s speed dial and several international criminals’ most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small...

2016 - 2017 Massachusetts Children's Book Award Master List Selection


(Part of FunJungle)
This edition: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publication date: April 08, 2014
Ages: 8 - 12

Teddy Fitzroy’s back for another zoo mystery—this time it’s a koala caper—in this action-packed follow-up to Belly Up, which Kirkus Reviews called...

Sophia's War

A Tale of the Revolution
By Avi
This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: September 25, 2012
Ages: 8 - 12

Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery Medalist.In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the...

Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom

(Book #1 of Heroes in Training)
Illustrated by Craig Phillips
This edition: Hardcover, 112 pages
Publication date: August 07, 2012
Ages: 6 - 9

After pulling a magical thunderbolt from a stone, ten-year-old Zeus goes on the adventure of a lifetime in this thrilling start to a brand-new...