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    The hunger games

    Collins, Suzanne.

    In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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    En llamas

    Collins, Suzanne.

    Spanish translation of Catching Fire. By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

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    Los juegos del hambre

    Collins, Suzanne.

    Spanish translation of The Hunger Games. In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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    Collins, Suzanne.

    Spanish translation of Mockingjay. Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings and serve as their pawn.

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    Beauty queens

    Bray, Libba.

    When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants, and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition.

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    A crown of wishes

    Chokshi, Roshani, author.

    Gauri, a fierce warrior princess from the enemy kingdom, avoids execution by agreeing to partner with Vikram, the Fox Prince, in a mystical tournament in which the winner will receive his heart's desire.

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    Catching fire

    Collins, Suzanne.

    By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

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    The Hunger Games

    Collins, Suzanne.

    In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through a televised survival competition pitting young people against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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    The Hunger Games

    Collins, Suzanne.

    In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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    Mockingjay

    Collins, Suzanne.

    Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. A revolution is unfolding, and it is up to Katniss to accept responsibility for countless lives and to change the course of the future of Panem.

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    Blue Avenger and the theory of everything

    Howe, Norma.

    While continuing to ponder the concepts of free will and time, Blue Avenger becomes involved in the schemes of a quirky multimillionaire that may determine not only Blue's financial future but also that of his girlfriend, Omaha Nebraska Brown.

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    The view from Saturday

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.

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    Geekerella : a novel

    Poston, Ashley, author.

    Geek girl Ellie hopes to go to ExcelsiCon Cosplay to meet the actor (closet nerd Darien) scheduled to play Federation Prince Carmindor in a reboot of the movie Starfield.

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    Babymouse: Cupcake Tycoon(13)

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    When her school library holds a fundraiser, the imaginative Babymouse is determined to sell the most cupcakes and win the grand prize. Presented in comic book format.

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    The fall of Fergal, or, Not so dingly in the Dell

    Ardagh, Philip.

    When Le Fay McNally becomes a finalist in the "Tap 'n' Type" typewriting competition, she and her four unusual siblings stay at the Dell Hotel, where they encounter joy, tragedy, and a variety of interesting characters.

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    No talking

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School challenge the equally loud fifth grade girls to a "no talking" contest.

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    Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics / #2

    Grabenstein, Chris.

    "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS...but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"-- Provided by publisher.

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    The button war : a tale of the Great War

    Avi, 1937-

    "Patryk and Jurek are as much friends as rivals in the small Russian-occupied Polish village where they live. When, in August 1914, Patryk finds an old button on the forest floor, Jurek becomes wildly jealous. Not long after, World War I comes to Poland, bringing one invading army after another to the village. Jurek devises an exciting dare among the seven boys in their pack: whoever steals the best military button will be Button King. The boys agree. The contest is on. The competition escalates from stealing uniform buttons on a wash line to looting the bodies of dead soldiers to setting up an ambush. Leading the charge is Jurek, who will do anything to be Button King. It's only Patryk who tries to stop Jurek's increasingly dangerous game before it leads to deadly consequences"--Provided by publisher.

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    Trivia queen, 3rd grade supreme

    Barnes, Derrick D.

    When the Hope Road Academy holds its annual animal trivia contest, Ruby represents the third grade and competes against two of her older brothers.

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    The big Bazoohley

    Carey, Peter.

    When his family runs low on funds while on a trip to Toronto, nine-year-old Sam allows himself to be "borrowed" and entered into a contest to find the Perfecto Kiddo, hoping to win $10,000.

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    Allie, first at last

    Cervantes, Angela.

    Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning student, her former best friend is hanging out with another girl--but now she is determined to win the Trailblazer contest with a photographic presentation about her great grandfather, the first Congressional Medal of Honor winner from their town.

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    No talking

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School challenge the equally loud fifth grade girls to a "no talking" contest.

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    Catching fire

    Collins, Suzanne.

    By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

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    The Hunger Games

    Collins, Suzanne.

    In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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    Mockingjay

    Collins, Suzanne.

    Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. A revolution is unfolding, and it is up to Katniss to accept responsibility for countless lives and to change the course of the future of Panem.

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    The runaway princess

    Coombs, Kate.

    Fifteen-year-old Princess Meg uses magic and her wits to rescue a baby dragon and escape the unwanted attentions of princes hoping to gain her hand in marriage through a contest arranged by her father, the king.

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    Tournament at Gorlan

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    Tournament at Gorlan

    Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

    In this prequel to the Ranger's Apprentice series, Halt and Crowley travel north seeking Prince Duncan's royal warrant to stop Morgrath from corrupting the Corps, but if they are to prevent a coup that is nearing success, the young Rangers will have to tread a dangerous path toward the annual tournament at Gorlan.

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    Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics / #2

    Grabenstein, Chris.

    "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS...but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Home run

    Green, Tim, 1963-

    "Josh's life has just fallen apart. His father will no longer be coaching the travel baseball team and is moving to Florida, forcing his mom and little sister to move into a small apartment on the wrong side of town. To make matters worse, the new coach of the travel team is an unforgiving drill sergeant. But then Benji tells Josh of a home-run derby in which the winner gets a brand-new house. All Josh has to do to qualify is hit twenty home runs during his travel-team season. With Benji and Jaden's help, Josh is hoping to hit it out of the park and save his family, because if he strikes out, he may just lose everything"--Amazon.com.

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    Which witch?

    Ibbotson, Eva.

    Deciding that he must sire a child to carry on his tradition of Loathing Light and Blighting the Beautiful, the Great Wizard Arriman announces a competition among the witches of Todcaster, one of whom will marry him.

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    The year of the dog : a novel

    Lin, Grace.

    Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to apply the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog, those of making best friends and finding oneself, to her own life.

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    The candymakers

    Mass, Wendy, 1967-

    Four gifted twelve-year-olds, including Logan, the candymaker's son, are set to be contestants in the Confectionary Association's national competition to determine the nation's tastiest sweet, but nobody anticipates that a friendship will form between them.

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    The candymakers and the great chocolate chase

    Mass, Wendy, 1967-

    "It has been a few months since the nationwide New Candy Contest and Logan, Miles, Philip, and Daisy have returned to their regular lives. But when the winning candy bar comes down the conveyor belt at the Life Is Sweet candy factory, Logan realizes something's very wrong- When the Candymaker announces that they will be going on tour to introduce the new candy bar, the four friends see this as an opportunity to make things right. But with a fifty-year-old secret revealed and stakes higher for each of them than they ever imagined, they will have to trust one another--and themselves-in order to face what lies ahead"--Provided by publisher.

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    Judy Moody saves the world!

    McDonald, Megan.

    When Judy Moody gets serious about protecting the environment, her little brother Stink thinks she is overdoing it, but she manages to inspire her third grade class to undertake an award-winning, environment-saving project.

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    Stink and the world's worst super-stinky sneakers

    McDonald, Megan.

    A class visit to the Gross-Me-Out exhibit at the science museum inspires Stink Moody to create a variety of terrible smells to put on the sneakers he plans to enter in the World's Worst Super-Stinky Sneaker contest.

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    The kite fighters

    Park, Linda Sue.

    In Korea in 1473, eleven-year-old Young-sup overcomes his rivalry with his older brother Kee-sup, who as the first-born son receives special treatment from their father, and combines his kite-flying skill with Kee-sup's kite-making skill in an attempt to win the New Year kite-fighting competition.

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    Now look what you've done / #2

    Pastis, Stephan.

    Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, perhaps the nation, is about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school competition to find a stolen globe.

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    I Even Funnier / I Funny Series / #2

    Patterson, James, 1947-

    "While on a mission to win the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic regional competition, New York middle schooler Jamie Grimm copes with rival comics and bullies, a buddy in trouble, and a sudden family emergency, all with a sense of humor and a loyal group of friends"--Provided by publisher.

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    I Totally Funniest / I Funny Series / #3

    Patterson, James.

    As the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic finals near, Jamie faces a whirlwind of attention at school and in the media and the fame starts to go to his head, but in Hollywood with Uncle Frankie, some of his fellow comedians quickly show him what competition and pressure are all about.

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    Big Nate goes for broke / #4

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Presents a collection of "Big Nate" comics, following the adventures of Nate as he gets carried away after an accident affords him excess attention.

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    Big Nate on a roll / #3

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Middle-schooler Nate Wright must compete with a new rival, the "perfect" Artur, for the grand prize of a customized skateboard in their scout troop contest.

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    Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess / #4

    Russell, Rachel Renee.

    When her crush Brandon reveals that the animal shelter where he volunteers is in danger of being closed, Nikki and her friends enter an ice skating competition to help raise money, an effort that is compromised by an interfering Mackenzie.

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    Cirque du freak #5 : trials of death

    Shan, Darren.

    Darren begins the Trials of Initiation to prove himself worthy of being a half-vampire, even as the clan's blood foes, the vampaneze, gather near Vampire Mountain.

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    Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman

    Simon, Francesca.

    Horrid Henry builds a big, mean monster snowman in order to win the snowman competition against Moody Margaret's ballerina snowgirl, and claim the prize--a year's supply of ice cream--all for himself.

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    Chicken run Wallace & Gromit : the curse of the were-rabbit

    Contains "Chicken Run" in which Rocky the Rooster, a brash American "lone free ranger," crash-lands into the chicken coop on Tweedy Egg Farm and the chickens, who have tried to escape before, figure he can teach them to fly out to freedom, and "Wallace & Gromit, the Curse of the Were-Rabbit" in which Wallace and Gromit start a humane pest-control business and find themselves trying to catch a giant beast robbing the town's prized gardens of their produce days before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition.

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    The dragon's scales

    Albee, Sarah.

    When a dragon threatens to disrupt the life of the townspeople, a little girl challenges the scaly creature to a math contest involving knowledge of weight.

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    Lucky beans

    Birtha, Becky, 1948-

    During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.

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    The Easter egg

    Brett, Jan, 1949-

    Hoppi the bunny wants to win the egg-decorating contest so the Easter Bunny will choose him to help distribute Easter eggs, but instead, while everyone else is working on their decorations, he finds himself guarding an egg that has fallen from a robin's nest.

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    Froggy plays in the band

    London, Jonathan, 1947-

    Froggy's marching band practices for their debut at the Apple Blossom Parade, hoping to win the big prize.

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    A cake for Herbie

    Mathers, Petra.

    With the encouragement of his friend, Herbie spends days writing poems about food for a contest and although he does not win, he does find an appreciative audience.

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