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The Curse of the Chocolate PhoenixDelacorte Books for Young Readers #ad - . Readers who enjoyed The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop will not be disappointed. Booklist “clearly, saunders has honed her deft and breezy comic style while affectionately channeling mild echoes of Harry Potter and The Hobbit. It’s official: more magical chocolate equals even more perceptive and magical fun for all.
Kirkus reviews “Saunders’s imagination is out in full force. Hand this to readers who love adventure, fantasy, and Mission Impossible–type adventure. Slj. For fans of roald dahl’s charlie and the chocolate Factory, Oz and Lily’s magical chocolate-filled adventure continues in the sequel to The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop.
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C. Rodd discovers something dark-and extremely dangerous-lurking in the beautiful English countryside. But the last sighting was ten years before-when Joshua claimed to be learning great secrets from the gypsies that would one day astound the whole world. Joshua welland was a scholar at Oxford, eccentric, brilliant, and desperately poor when he disappeared from the university.
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Roll with ItAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - It all feels like one challenge too many, until Ellie starts to make her first-ever friends. A kirkus reviews best middle grade book of 2019 “A big-hearted story that’s as sweet as it is awesome. R. J. Now she just has to convince her mom that this town might just be the best thing that ever happened to them!
Except she’s not just the new kid—she’s the new kid in the wheelchair who lives in the trailer park on the wrong side of town. If she’s not writing fan letters to her favorite celebrity chefs, if overworked, she’s practicing recipes on her well-meaning, mother. The thing is, ellie has big dreams: She might be eating Stouffer’s for dinner, but one day she’s going to be a professional baker.
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