El Deafo

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Amulet Books #ad - She really just wants to fit in and find a true friend, someone who appreciates her as she is. The phonic ear gives cece the ability to hear—sometimes things she shouldn’t—but also isolates her from her classmates. After some trouble, she is finally able to harness the power of the Phonic Ear and become “El Deafo, Listener for All.

And more importantly, declare a place for herself in the world and find the friend she’s longed for. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, poignant graphic novel memoir, a very powerful—and very awkward—hearing aid.

El Deafo #ad - Going to school and making new friends can be tough.

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Positively Izzy

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Balzer + Bray #ad - The downside? she can never quite focus enough to get her schoolwork done. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Jennifer Holm, and Victoria Jamieson. Middle school is all about labels. Izzy is the dreamer. Bri is the brain. But she wants people to see there’s more to her than just a report card full of As. There’s nothing Izzy loves more than acting in skits and making up funny stories.

Award-winning comics creator and author of the bestselling Invisible Emmie Terri Libenson returns with a companion graphic novel that captures the drama, angst, and humor of middle-school life. At the same time, she wishes her mom would accept her the way she is and stop bugging her to “break out of her shell” and join drama club.

Positively Izzy #ad - The girls’ lives converge in unexpected ways on the day of a school talent show, which turns out to be even more dramatic than either Bri or Izzy could have imagined.

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Sunny Side Up

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Graphix #ad - . But the place where Gramps lives is no amusement park. When is a summer vacation not really a summer vacation?Sunny Lewin has been packed off to Florida to live with her grandfather for the summer. It’s full of. At first she thought florida might be fun -- it is the home of Disney World, after all. But the question remains -- why is sunny down in Florida in the first place? The answer lies in a family secret that won’t be secret to Sunny much longer.

. Old people. Really old people. Luckily, sunny isn’t the only kid around. She meets buzz, a boy who is completely obsessed with comic books, runaway cats, and soon they’re having adventures of their own: facing off against golfball-eating alligators, and mysteriously disappearing neighbors.

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Roller Girl

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Dial Books #ad - The newbery honor award winner and new york times bestseller roller girl is a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby—perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier's Smile!  For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole.

As the end of summer nears and her first roller derby bout and junior high! draws closer, Astrid realizes that maybe she is strong enough to handle the bout, and middle school… in short, a lost friendship, strong enough to be a roller girl. But after astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for derby camp, Nicole decides to go to dance camp instead.

Roller Girl #ad - In this graphic novel debut that earned a newbery Honor and five starred reviews, perseverance, real-life derby girl Victoria Jamieson has created an inspiring coming-of-age story about friendship, and girl power! . And so begins the most difficult summer of Astrid's life as she struggles to keep up with the older girls at camp, hang on to the friend she feels slipping away, and cautiously embark on a new friendship.

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Real Friends

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First Second #ad - . Fresh and funny. New york times book reviewnewbery honor author shannon hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it's worth the journey. When best friends are not forever. But one day, adrienne starts hanging out with Jen, the most popular girl in class and the leader of a circle of friends called The Group.

Even if it means bullying others. Now every day is like a roller coaster for Shannon. Everyone in the group wants to be Jen's #1, and some girls would do anything to stay on top. Shannon and adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. Will she and adrienne stay friends? can she stand up for herself? and is she in the group—or out?parents magazine Best Graphic Novel of 2017A School Library Journal Best Book of 2017A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017A 2017 Booklist Youth Editors' ChoiceA 2018 YALSA Great Graphic Novel.

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Kristy's Big Day The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #6: A Graphix Book The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Kristy, mary anne, but that's before they spend a week changing diapers, and Mallory think they can handle it, stopping arguments, Claudia, solving mix-ups, Stacey, Dawn, and planning activities. Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy is going to be a bridesmaid! The only trouble is, fourteen kids are coming in town for the wedding.

It's the biggest job the bsc has ever had, but they'll work together to make sure Kristy's big day is a success! .

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Swing it, Sunny

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - . But the truth? Sunny is NOT having the best time. Not only is the whole middle school thing confusing. Because she is NOT going let all this confusion get her down. Middle school. Summer's over and it's time for Sunny Lewin to enter the strange and unfriendly hallways of. Luckily sunny's got her best friend and a mysterious new neighbor on her side.

. But life at home is confusing, too. But when dale comes back, she STILL misses him. Because he's changed. Sunny misses her brother Dale, who's been sent to boarding school. When her gramps calls her from Florida to ask how she's doing, she always tells him she's fine. Instead, she's going to remain Sunny-side up!

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Guts

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Graphix #ad - Raina eventually returns to school, not-friends, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-out session. And it coincides with her worries about food, school, and changing friendships. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug.

What's going on?raina telgemeier once again brings us a thoughtful, charming, and funny true story about growing up and gathering the courage to face -- and conquer -- her fears. A true story from raina telgemeier, multiple eisner award-winning author of Smile, Drama, Sisters, the #1 New York Times bestselling, and Ghosts!Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach.

Guts #ad - It soon becomes clear that Raina's tummy trouble isn't going away.

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Awkward Berrybrook Middle School Book 1

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JY #ad - Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids. Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them. On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres reminds herself of these basics. Things are already awkward enough between the two, but to make matters worse, he's a member of her own club's archrivals--the science club! And when the two clubs go to war, Peppi realizes that sometimes you have to break the rules to survive middle school! .

But when she trips into a quiet boy in the hall, Jaime Thompson, she's already broken the first rule, and the mean kids start calling her the "nerder girlfriend. How does she handle this crisis? by shoving poor Jaime and running away!Falling back on rule two and surrounding herself with new friends in the art club, Peppi still can't help feeling ashamed about the way she treated Jaime.

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Crush Berrybrook Middle School Book 3

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JY #ad - Following the overwhelming success of awkward and brave, svetlana Chmakova's award winning Berrybrook Middle School series continues with its next installment - CRUSH!Jorge seems to have it all together. The only time he ever really feels off his game is when he crosses paths with a certain girl.

. But when the group dynamic among the boys starts to shift, will Jorge be able to balance what his friends expect of him versus what he actually wants? He's big enough that nobody really messes with him, but he's also a genuinely sweet guy with a solid, reliable group of friends.

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Smile

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Graphix #ad - What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, boy confusion, there's still more to deal with: a major earthquake, and friends who turn out to be not so friendly. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth.

Raina telgemeier's #1 new york times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood!Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader.

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