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    Nate el Grande : Ășnico en su clase

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.

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    Charlie and the chocolate factory

    Dahl, Roald.

    Pitifully poor Charlie Bucket enters a world of magic and wonder when he wins a once-in-a-lifetime chance to visit the chocolate factory of the mysterious Willy Wonka, along with four other children.

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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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    The girls

    Koss, Amy Goldman, 1954-

    Each of the girls in a middle-school clique reveals the strong, manipulative hold one of the group exerts on the others, and the hurt and self-doubt that it causes them.

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    Ivy + Bean take care of the babysitter / #4

    Barrows, Annie.

    Ivy, left in the care of her mean older sister Nancy for the afternoon, enlists her best friend Ivy in a plot to prove Nancy is the worst babysitter ever.

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    Heck : where the bad kids go

    Basye, Dale E.

    When timid Milton and his older, scofflaw sister Marlo die in a marshmallow bear explosion at Grizzly Mall, they are sent to Heck, an otherworldly reform school from which they are determined to escape.

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    Jaclyn Hyde

    Bondor-Stone, Annabeth.

    "In this modern retelling of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a girl's quest to be perfect unleashes chaos at her middle school"--Provided by publisher.

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    Happy birthday Bad Kitty

    Bruel, Nick.

    Bad Kitty's birthday fun is disrupted when someone takes off with her parents and an unexpected guest arrives for the party.

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    Best friends and drama queens / #3

    Cabot, Meg.

    Nine-year-old Allie Finkle's list of rules helps her navigate a tricky situation with a new girl at school.

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    Glitter girls and the great fake out / #5

    Cabot, Meg.

    While trying to spare Erica's feelings so she could go to Brittany's birthday party, Allie disobeys one of her own rules and lies.

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    Moving day / #1

    Cabot, Meg.

    Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules.

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    Stage fright / #4

    Cabot, Meg.

    Allie's theatrical hopes are crushed when, instead of being cast as the princess, she is given the role of the evil queen in the fourth-grade class play.

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    Center court sting

    Christopher, Matt.

    Daren's tendency to blame everyone but himself when anything goes wrong causes problems with his best friend, with a young neighbor who idolizes him, and with one of his basketball teammates.

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    Jake Drake, class clown

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    Jake acts like a class clown in order to cheer his teacher up.

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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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    Troublemaker

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    When his older brother gets in serious trouble, sixth-grader Clay decides to change his own mischief-making ways, but he cannot seem to shake his reputation as a troublemaker.

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    Substitute trouble

    English, Karen.

    While Ms. Shelby-Ortiz is recovering from an injury, substitute Mr. Willow takes over Nikki and Deja's third-grade class with disastrous results.

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    The Tulip touch : a novel

    Fine, Anne.

    Natalie, who lives in the large hotel managed by her father, has a dangerous friendship with Tulip, the wildly uncontrollable girl on a neighboring farm.

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    Mallory's Super Sleepover

    Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

    When Mallory plans a sleepover to celebrate her tenth birthday, she has a hard time pleasing both her friends and her parents.

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    Moxy Maxwell does not love writing thank-you notes

    Gifford, Peggy Elizabeth.

    Ten-year-old Moxy Maxwell has promised to write twelve thank-you notes by the day after Christmas so that she and her twin brother Mark can go to Hollywood to visit their father, but all her brilliant ideas to help finish the task more efficiently end up creating chaos in the house.

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    Fish in a tree

    Hunt, Lynda Mullaly.

    "Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn't know how to read"--Provided by publisher.

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    Lady Lollipop

    King-Smith, Dick.

    A quick-witted swineherd and a pig named Lollipop are royally rewarded after they reform a spoiled princess.

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    Song Lee and the "I hate you" notes

    Kline, Suzy.

    Song Lee is upset when she receives hateful notes in class, but she finds an appropriate and positive way to deal with them.

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    Ungifted

    Korman, Gordon.

    Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.

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    The girls

    Koss, Amy Goldman, 1954-

    Each of the girls in a middle-school clique reveals the strong, manipulative hold one of the group exerts on the others, causing hurt and self-doubt among the girls.

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    Lotta on Troublemaker Street

    Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002.

    Angry because everyone at home is so mean, five-year-old Lotta takes her favorite toy and goes to live in a neighbor's attic.

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    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle

    MacDonald, Betty Bard.

    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle loves children, both good and bad. She never scolds, but has positive cures for children with special problems such as answering back or never wanting to go to bed.

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    Be a perfect person in just three days!

    Manes, Stephen, 1949-

    Milo, tired of problems with his sister, parents, and classmates, finds a book in the library which promises to make him perfect in just three days.

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    The meanest doll in the world

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    Annabelle and Tiffany, dolls who are best friends living in the Palmer house, have an adventure when they hide in Kate Palmer's backpack, are carried to school, mistakenly go to another house, and try to stop Princess Mimi, a doll who threatens all dollkind.

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    All but Alice #4

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

    Seventh grader Alice decides that the only way to stave off personal and social disasters is to be part of the crowd, especially the "in" crowd, no matter how boring and, potentially, difficult.

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    Junie B. Jones and that meanie Jim's birthday / #6

    Park, Barbara.

    Junie B. is very upset when a boy in her class plans to invite everyone except her to his birthday party, but her grandfather helps her deal with the situation.

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    Junie B. Jones and the yucky blucky fruitcake / #5

    Park, Barbara.

    Junie, a spunky, sometimes exasperating, kindergartener, looks forward to winning lots of prizes at the school carnival, but a fruitcake was not exactly what she had in mind.

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    Patterson, James, 1947-

    Georgia Khatchadorian plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places her troublemaking brother failed.

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    Jacky Ha-Ha

    Patterson, James, 1947-

    "Twelve-year-old Jacky "Ha-Ha" Hart is a class clown with a penchant for pranking--and when she's required to act in the school play to appease her frustrated teachers, she must conquer her stutter"--Provided by publisher.

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    Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life / #1

    Patterson, James, 1947-

    When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

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    Big Nate : in a class by himself / #1

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.

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    Big Nate blasts off / #8

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    "After his fight with Randy Betancourt makes headlines in the school paper, Big Nate has a problem worse than detention on his hands."--Provided by publisher.

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    Big Nate flips out / #5

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Sixth-grader and self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright's sloppiness is getting out of hand and getting Francis in trouble.

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    Big Nate in the zone / #6

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Sixth-grader and self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright's bad luck has turned around and suddenly he can do no wrong.

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    Big Nate lives it up / #7

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    "As his school's centennial is coming up, Big Nate is stuck showing the dorky new kid around"--Provided by publisher.

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    Big Nate strikes again / #2

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Sixth-grader and self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright faces his all-time enemy, Gina, when they are paired to work on a research paper together and she also gets a position on his intramural team.

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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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    Horrid Henry and the mega-mean time machine

    Simon, Francesca.

    Contains four stories that feature Horrid Harry, including the title selection in which Horrid Harry sends his brother, Perfect Peter, into the future with the time machine he built himself, but the future is not quite what Peter had hoped.

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    Tooter Pepperday

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Hating to leave her familiar surroundings, Tooter resorts to sabotage when her family moves from their suburban home to Aunt Sally's farm.

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    Lulu and the Brontosaurus / #1

    Viorst, Judith.

    Lulu's parents refuse to give in when she demands a brontosaurus for her birthday and so she sets out to find her own, but while the brontosaurus she finally meets approves of pets, he does not intend to be Lulu's.

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    Lulu's Mysterious Mission / #3

    Viorst, Judith.

    When Lulu's parents go on vacation, the formidable Ms. Sonia Sofia Solinsky comes to babysit and Lulu behaves as badly as possible to get her to leave until Ms. Solinsky reveals her secret.

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    The ball hogs #1

    Wallace, Rich.

    Nine-year-old Ben, a natural athlete and member of the Bobcats co-ed soccer team, wants to overcome his inexperience and prove himself on the field, but his obnoxious teammate, Mark, keeps hogging the ball.

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    Fake out #2

    Wallace, Rich.

    Ben practices a new move that he hopes will help his soccer team make it to the league play-offs, but has trouble executing it on the field and worries he does not have what it takes to win.

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    EllRay Jakes is not a chicken!

    Warner, Sally, 1946-

    Eight-year-old EllRay Jakes's attempts to defend himself against the class bully always end up getting him in trouble, but he promises to do his best when his dad offers to take him to Disneyland if he can be good for an entire week--which may be a few days too long.

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    Little Wolf's book of badness #1

    Whybrow, Ian.

    Little Wolf has been behaving too courteously, so his parents send him to his uncle's Big Bad Wolf school to learn to be a proper wolf.

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    When Sophie's feelings are really, really hurt

    Bang, Molly.

    Sophie's is hurt when the other children laugh at her painting of her favorite tree--but when she explains her painting everybody understands what she was trying to do.

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    Tyrannosaurus wrecks!

    Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

    "All the dinosaurs play nicely, except Tyrannosaurus wrecks"--Provided by publisher.

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    Crankenstein

    Berger, Samantha.

    A boy who looks ordinary transforms into grumbling Crankenstein when faced with a rainy day, a melting popsicle, or bedtime, but everything changes when he meets a fellow Crankenstein.

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    Circle, square, Moose

    Bingham, Kelly L., 1967-

    When Zebra and his enthusiastic friend Moose are asked to exit a book about shapes, Moose has other plans.

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    Z is for Moose

    Bingham, Kelly L., 1967-

    Moose is terribly eager to play his part in Zebra's alphabet book, but when his letter passes him by, Moose behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.

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    Home for Christmas

    Brett, Jan, 1949-

    Rollo the troll is tired of chores, but after spending time on the tundra with various animal families, from owls to moose, he realizes that he wants to be home for Christmas even if that means behaving himself.

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    Bad kitty

    Bruel, Nick.

    When a kitty discovers there is no cat food in the house, she decides to become very, very bad.

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    Olivia

    Falconer, Ian.

    Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.

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    When Randolph turned rotten

    Harper, Charise Mericle.

    Best friends Randolph, a beaver, and Ivy, a goose, do everything together until Ivy is invited to a girls-only birthday sleepover party and Randolph, full of bad feelings, tries to spoil her fun.

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    A birthday for Frances

    Hoban, Russell.

    Frances is jealous of her sister's birthday, but birthday spirit moves her to reluctantly give her coveted gift.

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    Little Rabbit goes to school

    Horse, Harry.

    Little Rabbit takes his favorite toy, Charlie Horse, along for his first day of school and when there is trouble, he blames it all on Charlie.

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    What if everybody did that?

    Javernick, Ellen.

    A child learns that there are consequences for thoughtless behavior, from feeding popcorn to a bear at the zoo to dropping an empty can out of a car window.

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    Millie Fierce

    Manning, Jane.

    Tired of being overlooked, Millie takes on a loud and obnoxious personality, which makes people notice her--for a little while.

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    The smallest girl in the smallest grade

    Roberts, Justin.

    Sally McCabe is a very little girl, and nobody notices her, although she notices everything that goes on around her--but when she speaks out about the unkindness she sees, people start to pay attention.

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    The boy who cried wolf

    Ross, Tony.

    In this contemporary retelling of a traditional tale, Willy cries "Wolf!" to get out of ordeals like taking a bath or going to his violin lesson, until the wolf really appears.

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    Pierre : a cautionary tale in five chapters and a prologue

    Sendak, Maurice.

    Young Pierre doesn't care about anything until a lion teaches him a valuable lesson.

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    Grow up, David!

    Shannon, David, 1959-

    "David follows his older brother around, annoying him and doing everything he can to make sure his brother notices him--but when David gets hurt playing, his brother is there to make sure he is okay"--Provided by publisher.

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    No, David!

    Shannon, David, 1959-

    A young boy is depicted doing a variety of naughty things for which he is repeatedly admonished, but finally he gets a hug.

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    How to drive your sister crazy

    Shore, Diane ZuHone.

    A younger brother offers detailed advice on how to annoy older sisters.

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    My dog, Bob

    Torrey, Rich.

    "Like all dogs, Bob likes breakfast, takes rides in the family car and digs for bones. He's just like any other dog--except for a few quirks"--Provided by publisher.

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    The quarreling book

    Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-

    On a gray, rainy day everyone is in a bad mood until a small dog starts a chain of events that makes everyone feel better.

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