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American Girl: Girl of the Year: 2017 Gabriela (Book 1)

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: Gabby loves expressing herself — especially in the dance studio — but lately, poetry is becoming her art form of choice, and for good reason: Gabby struggles with stuttering, and spoken word poetry helps her speech flow more freely. Still, compared to how confident she feels on the dance floor, speaking up can be scary. When the city threatens to close her beloved community arts center, Gabby is determined to find a way to help. Can she harness the power of her words and rally her community to save Liberty Arts?

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Paperback

$6.99

American Girl: Tenney Grant Book 3: Tenney Shares the Stage

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: The third book in a new middle-grade series featuring contemporary characters!

Tenney & Logan are a harmonious match onstage, but behind the scenes, they are totally out of tune. With her recording contract signed, Tenney is ready to make the album of her dreams . . . she just wishes she didn't have to do it with moody Logan Everett! They're supposed to be songwriting partners, but Logan doesn't even seem to be trying. Just when it looks like they've found their harmony, Logan suddenly disappears, and Tenney wonders if he has bailed on their act. A couple of months ago, Tenney would have gladly taken the opportunity to go solo. But as she learns more of Logan's story, she begins to wonder: Do she and Logan need each other-and their music-now more than ever before?

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Paperback

$6.99

American Girl: Tenney Grant Book 2: Tenney in the Key of Friendship

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: Tenney Grant is a star on the rise. She knows that building a music career takes time and dedication. So does being a good friend. When Tenney and her best friend, Jaya, learn that a storm has ravaged the Bengali town where Jaya's cousin lives, they spring into action to raise money to rebuild her school. Meanwhile, Tenney begins rehearsing with a talented-and stubborn-young drummer named Logan. When their manager books the duo to play at Nashville's City Music Festival, it's a dream come true for Tenney-until she finds out that the performance is on the same day as Jaya's fund-raiser. It feels as if music is tearing these two friends apart. Unless, Tenney realizes, there's a way music can bring them back together . . .

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Paperback

$6.99

American Girl: Z Yang Book 1: The Real Z

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: A new middle-grade series featuring contemporary characters!

And action! Z knows what she's doing when it comes to making movies. She's an expert at stop-motion video. In this first book about the aspiring filmmaker, Z has to make a whole new kind of movie--a documentary--and it's harder than she thought. Z wants to wow the judges, but she's not sure her ideas are good enough for a film festival. With the help of her friends, Z shoots a lot of footage, but something about it doesn't feel right. Should she start over? As she tries to make a movie she can be proud of, Z discovers that to be a real filmmaker, she'll first have to be her real self.

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Paperback

$6.99

American Girl: Girl of the Year 2017 Book 2: Gabriela Speaks Out

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: Gabriela's second novel picks up where her first left off. Her BFF may be going to another school, but Gabby is determined to make sixth grade the best year ever! She's even ready to stand up to confident and intimidating Aaliyah Reade-Johnson if she makes fun of Gabby for her stutter. What she isn't ready for is Sixth Grade Initiation--a series of pranks the older kids play on the sixth graders. Gabby could stop the tradition if she wins the school election . . . but Aaliyah is running, too, which means Gabby's chances for victory are slim. Can Gabby find the courage to stand on her own, speak out for change, and do what seems impossible?

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Paperback

$6.99

American Girl: Tenney Grant Book 1

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: Tenney's biggest dream is to share what's in her heart through music. Little does she know, she's about to get the opportunity of a lifetime. When Tenney gets invited to perform solo at Nashville's famed Bluebird Cafe, the pressure is on to write the song that will show what she's made of. But then Tenney's parents decide that she's too young to perform professionally, leaving her future hanging in the balance. What if this is Tenney's only chance to make her dreams come true?

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Paperback

$6.99

American Girl: Tenney Grant Character Journal

Age: 8-12
Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: Tenney Grant doesn't go anywhere without her songwriting journal! Her notebook is filled with lyrics-in-progress, favorite recipes and crafts, goals and to-do lists, ticket stubs and keepsakes, photos and doodles, and journal entries on life's big moments. Running parallel to the events in Tenney's first two novels, this beautifully designed scrapbook offers readers a deeper look into Tenney's world.

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Novelty

$8.39
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