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Magic Steps
  The Circle Opens: Book 1

Magic Steps   The Circle Opens: Book 1

Sandrilene fa Toren has moved to the palace of her uncle, Duke Vedris, to care for him after his recent heart attack. While the two are out riding, Sandry sees a boy named Pasco dance a magic spell. To her dismay she soon learns that since she discovered Pasco, she must handle his magical education until a proper teacher can be found. At 14, Sandry feels she is too young for this. Even worse, 12-year-old Pasco refuses to believe he even has magic. Light-footed and light-of-heart, he threatens to drive Sandry crazy.

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My Teacher is an Alien

My Teacher is an Alien

The story begins when Susan Simmons returns to school from spring vacation. Susan has been looking forward to the big class play her teacher has been planning. But to her dismay, Ms. Schwartz is gone…replaced by tall, handsome Mr. Smith, a strictly “by the book” teacher with some very strange habits. Investigating her new teacher, Susan makes a shocking discovery: “Mr. Smith” is actually an alien named Broxholm who is planning to abduct five students.

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Naughty Nork, The
  Moongobble and Me: Book 5

Naughty Nork, The   Moongobble and Me: Book 5

Some kids bring home puppies or kittens. Edward has brought home a monster named Oggledy Nork. The thing is, Edward explains to his mother, Oggledy Nork isn’t really a monster. He’s just under a curse. With the help of his friends Moongobble the Magician, Urk the Toad, and Fireball the Dragon, Edward sets out to break that curse.

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Evil Elves, The
  Moongobble and Me: Book 3

Evil Elves, The   Moongobble and Me: Book 3

Moongobble must complete one last Mighty Task before he is accepted into the Society of Magicians. But this one is a doozy: he must retrieve “The Queen’s Belly Button”, an enchanted stone that has turned an entire elf village bad! Soon Edward and Moongobble, along with Urk the Toad, Fireball the Dragon, and the Rusty Knight, are off on their greatest adventure yet. Can they regain the stone without turning evil themselves? This fun-filled tale of magic and adventure will have the entire family laughing out loud!

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Halfway to Perfect
  Dyamonde Daniel: Book 4

Halfway to Perfect   Dyamonde Daniel: Book 4

When Dyamonde Daniel’s friend Damaris suddenly becomes a picky eater, it doesn’t take Dyamonde long to figure out the problem: Damaris is secretly dieting because some mean girls teased her about her weight. Dyamonde can’t let her friend go on this way. But how can she make Damaris see that she is perfect just the way she is?

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Almost Zero
  Dyamonde Daniel: Book 3

Almost Zero   Dyamonde Daniel: Book 3

Dyamonde Daniel has her eye on a new pair of red high-top sneakers. Following some bad advice from a classmate, she thinks she has the right idea to go about getting them – by demanding her mother buy them! Unfortunately for Dyamonde, Mrs. Daniel doesn’t appreciate being told what to do and decides to teach her daughter a lesson. Soon Dyamonde finds herself in a clothing crisis, with almost zero to wear! Dyamonde is furious. But she begins to realize that some people have troubles much greater than hers…including her friend, Isabel Martinez, whose family has suffered a real crisis. Deciding she must she must help the Martinez family, Dyamonde enlists the aid of everyone she knows to do so. Witty and endearing, this heart-warming tale – told by Nikki Grimes herself – beautifully displays the difference between “wanting” and “needing.”

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