Kent Book Fair - Sixth Grade List

Orphan Eleven Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385742559
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - May 26th, 2020

An engaging adventure from a Newbery Honor-winning storyteller for readers who love the circus, and anyone who has dreamed of finding the perfect home.

Four orphans have escaped from the Home for Friendless Children. One is Lucy, who used to talk and sing. No one knows why she doesn't speak anymore; silence is her protection.


One Last Shot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062643926
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Published: Walden Pond Press - May 5th, 2020

The beloved author of Ms. Bixby’s Last Day and Posted returns with a humorous and heartwarming story of family, friendship, and miniature golf.


Becoming Brianna (Emmie & Friends) Cover Image
By Terri Libenson, Terri Libenson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062894533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

New York Times bestseller! Terri Libenson returns with another endearing, relatable story of friendship and finding confidence. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jennifer L. Holm.

Middle school is full of challenges.


Any Day with You Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525707578
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - May 5th, 2020

A warm, tender story about a creative girl who hopes that by winning a filmmaking contest, she'll convince her great-grandfather not to move back home to the Philippines. For fans of Erin Entrada Kelly and Kelly Yang.


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
Availability: Backordered
Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

A National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


Stand Up, Yumi Chung! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525554974
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Published: Kokila - March 17th, 2020

One lie snowballs into a full-blown double life in this irresistible story about an aspiring stand-up comedian.


We're Not from Here Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524773076
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Published: Yearling - March 10th, 2020

Imagine being forced to move to a new planet where YOU are the alien! From the creator of the Tapper Twins, New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey delivers a topical, sci-fi middle-grade novel that proves friendship and laughter can transcend even a galaxy of differences.


The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984893833
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

This sparkling middle-grade debut is a classic-in-the-making!

Maybelle Lane is looking for her father, but on the road to Nashville she finds so much more: courage, brains, heart--and true friends.


From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062875853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

#1 Kids Indie Next List * Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of the Year * SLJ Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * Junior Library Guild Selection * Edgar Award Nominee * Four Starred Reviews


Amal Unbound Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399544699
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Published: Puffin Books - January 7th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

Amal has big dreams, until a nightmarish encounter . . .


The Season of Styx Malone Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524715984
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Published: Yearling - December 3rd, 2019

A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK AND THE WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE HORN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION!

"Extraordinary friendships . . . extraordinary storytelling." --Rita Williams-Garcia, Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-Winning author of One Crazy Summer


White Bird: A Wonder Story Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780525645535
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson! 

Inspired by her blockbuster phenomenon Wonder, R. J. Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with an unforgettable, Sydney Taylor Book Award-winning story of the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war. 


Machines That Think!: Big Ideas That Changed the World #2 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419740985
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Published: Amulet Books - April 28th, 2020

Award-winning author Don Brown explores computers and technology in this installment of the Big Ideas That Changed the World series
 
Machines That Think! explores machines from ancient history to today that perform a multitude of tasks, from making mind-numbing calculations to working on assembly lines to guiding spaceships to the moon.


Tight Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524740573
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Published: Puffin Books - August 27th, 2019

* "Maldonado excels at depicting realistic and authentic interactions between middle school boys."--School Library Journal (starred review)

A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2018!