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Title: MALARKEY
Genre: MG Contemporary/Ghost Story
Length: 54,000 words
Author: Anneliese Schultz

Sally has to get her workaholic mom and Indian stepdad to move back to SF, but her magic wish is malfunctioning. Still stuck in Mississippi, now she’s surrounded by prejudiced ghosts, appearing/disappearing castles, a feuding cat and mini-dragon, and a newly-arrived eccentric Grandpa who sounds like he’s on the phantoms’ side. Or are there sides?
 
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Title: BEAUTIFUL. BALD. BALLERINA!
Genre: Early MG reader
Length: 907
Author: Lori Copperman Evans

Trini has a problem with hair-pulling and shaved off all her hair. She wants to wear the feathery headpiece in the dance recital like all the other girls, but how will it stay on her head with no hair? Trini and her dance teacher find a creative solution so Trini can go onstage with confidence.
#OwnVoices
 
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Title: HIS NAME IS SNOWBALL?
Genre: Early MG Reader series
Length: 1093
Author: Lori Copperman Evans

Clare longs for a horse, and it's love at first sight when she meets roly-poly mini-horse Snowball. But to get Snowball to his new home, Clare and her family must clear the road of a fearsome snapping turtle blocking the way. First in a series about modern rural life, these fun, fact-filled stories are sure to please any young horse-lover.
HENRY & MUDGE + POPPY AND SAM”S COMPLETE BOOK OF FARMYARD TALES
 
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Title: Not The Right Yema
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 870
Author: Imelda Taylor

Maria wants to surprise her visiting Lola from the Philippines with yema, her favourite sweet. Her first attempt is the wrong colour, the next one is the wrong texture–but disaster strikes when she runs out of ingredients! Maria needs to find a way to get more ingredients and make the yema her Lola loves.
 
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Title: Gizzle and Snix
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 1,373
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


A garden fairy is settled into her routine with fellow garden friends, when a new fairy appears in her backyard. Gizzle is immediately concerned that this interloper will wreck her nice tidy life, however, when she meets Snix, she finds herself drawn into a new role of big sister.
 
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Title: Ickle Rickles
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 1,347
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


A tiny space ship lands in Max’s yard and he tries to help the two little green men find the “ickle rickles” they are seeking. Max and his friend, Ziggy give the little green men a ride around town on the handlebars of their bikes, but they can’t find the ickle rickles Kelly joins them on her skates and they continue their search, winding up at a small neighborhood store. Mr Long, the owner, recalls meeting little green men in the past where he sold them pickles from his barrel for a nickle each. The little green men, Pex and Gnar, are thrilled to finally find ickle rickles. The rest of the story is told in their point of view.
 
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Title: The Biloxi Bang
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 2,299
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver

Biloxi Bang
is the story of Scarlett Elizabeth Bangs and her younger brother, Theodore, who have endured many moves due to their parent’s jobs. Theodore has refused to unpack his belongings because he knows he will just have to pack up again. Scarlett is trying to fit into a new school, when a boy in her new class ridicules her. How does a girl find her place in her new class and deal with her gypsy life?
 
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kristie12

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Title: Sara's Snowy Climb

Genre: Picture Book Lyrical

Word count: 350 words

Author: Kristie Drake

A deer storms up the mountain. Sara follows discovering many animal tracks. Join her on a lyrical journey up, up and up.
 
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ejanczyk

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Title: How Does A Garden Grow?
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 422 words
Author: Elizabeth Janczyk

An interactive, how-to garden picture book for kids. Teaches easy, kid-friendly gardening tips and special relaxation and mindfulness techniques that a child can do in a garden; like how to meditate and pray. For all faiths and backgrounds.
 
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kristie12

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Title: Cari's Underwater Adventure

Genre: Picture Book Adventure

Length: 380

Author: Kristie Drake

The waves crash and splash making Cari fall. A fish flies toward her and CLAP! Join Cari on an underwater adventure.

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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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Karen Keesling

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Title: KAI’S CANOE
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 485 words + 170 Glossary & Backmatter
Author: Karen Keesling

It’s Kai’s first Hawaiian kids’ regatta, and he’s determined to steer his team’s outrigger to victory! But when he sees a struggling surfer, he must decide if helping is worth sinking their chance of winning. Kai and his teammates just might discover something far more important than the finish line waiting for them.

Mahalo for your consideration.
 
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iris

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: The Magic Tree

Genre: Middle School, Fantasy, Mystery

Length: 35K

Author: Iris G. Leigh and Catherine E. Cullen



Twelve-year-old Deli, lives on Cape Cod, and spends too much time alone. Her life changes when a new girl, Ruby with magic in her heart, sits next to her in class. Caught up in their reading assignment, The Diary of Anne Frank, and finding a ring hidden in a tree, the girls solve an almost-forgotten World War II mystery, and discover genuine magic is friendship and trust.
 
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Vebarger

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  • Title: LEARNING SPACE
  • Genre: Middle Grade Scifi
  • Length: 58,000 words
  • Author: Vanessa Barger
MARS EVACUEES x PERCY JACKSON 12 yo genius Rory and his nemesis Mergatroid are stuck together when space pirates attack their intergalactic boarding school. Now they must work together to save the school and the universe without killing each other. Detention will never be the same.
 
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KatieW

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Title: A FRIEND FOR ASTER
Genre: Picture Book- SEL
Length: 435
Author: Katie Walsh

When Aster tries making friends, her heart beats fast as hummingbird wings, and her mind grows fuzzy as a bee. Nervous about what to say or how to fit in, Aster shies away to a quiet spot in the forest. But when she discovers someone with a flower name like hers, Aster blossoms, and a friendship grows too.
 
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Title: ZEPHYR THE CHRISTMAS CAT
Genre: PB
Length: 825 words
Author: Anneliese Schultz and Kala Sidhu

Why did Harv and his dad have to take this old “California Zephyr” train instead of flying home to Mommy and Baby Gurdeep? The snowy scenes are nice, but it’s so slow and boring—until Harv discovers a stowaway cat in the baggage rack. Now it’s up to him and his new friend Lou to start up an Unclaimed Cat Crew, and find a family for poor Zephyr.
 
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Akoss

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Title: The Sisterhood of Alobibi
Genre: Middle Grade Mystery
Length: 45,000 words
Author: Peace Zodanou (pen name)

The sisterhood of thieves thirteen year-old Ida calls family steal from the rich to provide for the poor.
But when Ida discovers that they kidnap children to grow their ranks she has to decide whether to stay loyal or betray them.
Doing the right thing might cost her the only family she's ever had.
 
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ckessler

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Title: Terracolina
Genre: Middle Grade magical realism
Length: 52,000 words
Author: Carla Kessler

Thomas’s mission to save his beloved Grandpa’s forest is squelched by his academically-focused parents who only care about grades, so he runs away. Never did he dream that he would discover a magical garden world just like the one in his late Grandpa’s stories and there face a similar environmental disaster. With the help of enchanted friends, he saves Terracolina and triumphant, heads home to complete the mission he and Grandpa never had a chance to take on together but unsure who to ask for help.
 
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Title: FOX FOREST
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 453 Words
Author/Illustrator: Alvina Leder

Grandma Fox tells a bedtime story to the baby foxes about a time long ago when a beautiful forest existed and foxes could run and play and never have to worry about food and water. The baby foxes think it is just a tall tale until they realize that the city that they struggle to survive in was once that beautiful forest. The baby foxes are saddened, but Grandma Fox is wise and tells them a secret that helps them to finally nod off to sleep.
 
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Title: Nardine the Sardine
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 500 words
Author: Sol Regwan

Nardine is a little sad sardine who searches for her purpose in the sea after observing the skills and awesomeness of the Stingray. Shark, Octopus, Jellyfish and other sea creatures. She seeks to find her self worth and identity among the rest. When Dale the Whale tells her that the answer lies inside her, Nardine realizes that she doesn’t have to be like the rest. Although she doesn’t possess skills like the other sea creatures, she is unique in her own way and proud to be Nardine.
 
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