Portfolio Category: Flyer Books

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley and his family have decided to flee the cold winter weather and head to a tropical resort for some family fun and relaxation.  From the moment they arrive at the airport, however, things begin to go wrong.  Will this family getaway be the trip of a lifetime or a nightmare they’ll never forget?…
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Born with a facial deformity, Auggie Pullman has endured numerous plastic surgeries and has always been homeschooled.  His parents have decided that he is ready to attend 5th grade at Beecher Prep, a huge step for a boy used to being stared at, whispered about, and teased for his looks.  Auggie desperately wants to make…
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Bad Guys in Intergalactic Gas by Aaron Blabey

The Bad Guys – Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha –must journey to the moon to save the world from evil Dr. Marmalade’s powerful and deadly Cute-Zilla  Ray.  This fifth book in a laugh-out-loud series for young readers 6+ will keep even reluctant readers in stitches!
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We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio

A companion to the chapter book Wonder, this picture book for younger readers is an acknowledgement by young Auggie Pullman that he’s really just an ordinary boy, even though his face doesn’t look like other kids.  It hurts his feelings when people laugh at him or say mean things.  His hope that every person will…
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When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin

Ben Coffin is a quiet twelve year-old former foster child who loves his adoptive mother, science fiction, and spending time at the Coney Island Public Library.  When a stray dog he names Flip becomes part of Ben’s life and he and the librarian’s daughter, Halley, become friends, he believes that his life is the best…
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