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Staff Suggestions — Kids 6-8 Years

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Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338034714
Availability: Special Order
Published: Branches - December 27th, 2016

What a cool, fun book!  Enter the game along with Super Rabbit Boy as he tries to save Singing Dog and Animal Town from King Viking!  Video game lovers will know what it feels like to run out of lives and have to start the level over- and the satisfaction of finally getting past a tricky spot!  A great story about learning and persevering.  

— Kelly

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Lucy Cover Image
By Randy Cecil, Randy Cecil (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763668082
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 2nd, 2016

This story begins simply... with a homeless dog in search of a treat from a sweet little girl.  As the story continues, you meet the girl’s juggler father, who happens to have a very serious case of stage fright.  Beautifully written and illustrated, the daily lives of the characters will charm you to no end.                       

~ Kelly

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Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763668860
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 25th, 2015

This second in the "Deckawoo Drive" series introduces us to Francine Poulet, the greatest animal control officer in Gizzford County. That is, until she encounters a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost! Can Francine face her fears and get back in the animal control game? The whimsical cast of characters on Deckawoo Drive sure hope so! Another wonderful tale from Kate DiCamillo.-- Barbara

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Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780805099706
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 28th, 2014

Now here's a book that packs a punch! John Himmelman is one of our favorite children's authors--and a local favorite as well! Here he introduces us to Isabel, aka Bunjitsu Bunny. She can throw, kick and hit better than anyone else--but she knows her most powerful "skill" is using her brain to resolve conflicts peacefully. A customer favorite! -- Barbara

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Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544419513
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 1st, 2015

Pigsticks and Harold and the Tuptown Thief Cover Image
By Alex Milway, Alex Milway (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763678098
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 22nd, 2015

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Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803739833
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Published: Dial Books - August 18th, 2015

This very fractured fairytale is absolutely hilarious. There is nothing Princess-y about fraction-loving, adventure-seeking Princess Harriet, and the deadpan humor found in the Dragon breath series works perfectly.  I can't wait to own the whole series! - Jamie