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midnight at the mansion

by steven k. smith

the newest book in the virginia mysteries series takes you from the maymont mansion to the blue ridge mountains on a heart-pounding adventure to save maymont’s bald eagles.

author in the shop: 8/27 @ 1 o’clock!


summer of the woods

by steven k. smith

full of adventure, mystery, and even some Virginia history, there’s something for everyone in the first book of this exciting series. it’s quick pace and accessibility make it a great choice for reluctant readers.


mystery on church hill

by steven k. smith

sam and derek are back, and this time they’re uncovering clues from our founding fathers that lead the boys on a fast-paced adventure from Church Hill to Williamsburg,


ghosts of belle isle

by steven k. smith

join derek, sam, and caitlin on a wild adventure at belle isle as they discover that history isn’t quite as dead as they thought.


secret of the staircase

by steven k. smith

when brothers sam and derek are invited to a wedding at the historic jefferson hotel, they find out that sometimes history can come back to bite you! this book will keep you on the edge of your seat as the brothers meet some unusual hotel guests.


the littlest bigfoot

by jennifer weiner

jennifer weiner’s debut middle grade novel brings her beautifully imperfect female leads to a younger audience. this book mixes in plenty of laughs as it takes on tougher issues like finding your place when you just don’t quite fit in.

author in the shop: 9/14 @ 7 pm!

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dory dory black sheep

by abby hanlon

dory is back (!) and learning to read in her newest book, and it’s still one of our very favorite early chapter book series.

author in the shop: 9/20!

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dory fantasmagory

by abby hanlon

the perfect early chapter book for a younger sibling or anyone who knows what it’s like to feel left out. dory will steal your heart with her spunk and huge imagination!


dory and the real true friend

by abby hanlon

dory is off to school and making new friends in the second book of this adorable series.


lucy & andy neanderthal

by: jeffrey brown

by the nyt bestselling author of the jedi academy series – cavekids lucy and andy have hilarious adventures in this new graphic novel series. sprinkled with facts and neanderthal myth busters, you might not realize how much you’re learning!

author in the shop: 9/25 @ 4 o’clock!

$12.99 Buy This Book


Jedi Academy

by: jeffrey brown

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jedi academy: return of the padawan

by: jeffrey brown

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jedi academy: the phantom bully

by: jeffrey brown

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hilo: saving the whole wide world

written and illustrated by: judd winick

book two in the hilo series. hilo and the gang are back with even more adventures!

author/illustrator in the shop: 9/25 @ 4 o’clock!

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hilo: the boy who crashed to earth

written and illustrated by: judd winick

the first book in the hilo series. this series is great for anyone looking for an age appropriate graphic novel series for their middle grade readers. aliens and robots keep even reluctant readers invested in this funny story about friendship and finding your strength.

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