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Publisher synopsis: Perfect for fans of R. J. Palacio and Gordon Korman, this is the hilarious and heartwarming sequel to Elvis and the Underdogs from author Jenny Lee, former writer on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up, the number one–rated kids' show in the country.
Leftover ALAMW arcs:
The Magic Trap by Jacqueline Davies. The Lemonade War Series #5. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, April 1, 2014. 9780544052895.
Publisher synopsis: Jessie and Evan Treski have waged a lemonade war, sought justice in a class trial,unmasked a bell thief, and stood at opposite ends over the right to keep secrets.
Fat Boy vs the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach. 311 p. Sourcebooks Fire, May 6, 2014. 9781402291418.
Publisher synopsis: It's geeks versus jocks in an epic battle of the beverages!
Girls Like Us by Gail Giles. 210 p. Candlewick Press, May 27, 2014. 9780763662677.
Publisher synopsis: With gentle humor and unflinching realism, Gail Giles tells the gritty, ultimately hopeful story of two special ed teenagers entering the adult world.
Thicker Than Water by Bruce Hale. School for S.P.I.E.S. #2. Disney-Hyperion, June 24, 2014. 9781423168515.
Publisher synopsis: Just when Max Segredo learned that his father is still alive, he also learned that Simon Segredo was working for LOTUS, an evil spy operation that wants to take down the Merry Sunshine Orphanage (a.k.a. the School for S.P.I.E.S.) and take over the world. Now Simon is on the run from LOTUS, and Max's surrogate family at the orphange is being threatened from without and within. LOTUS is trying to drive the school out of business, while the Ministry of Health is investigating an anonymous complaint about the orphanage.To top it all off, the trainee spies are riddled by fear and squabbling among themselves.
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