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the land of stories: worlds collide

by chris colfer

in this highly anticipated conclusion, conner and alex must brave the impossible. all of the land of stories fairy tale characters, heroes and villains are no longer confined within their world. breathtaking action, laugh out loud moments, and lots of heart make this a gripping conclusion!

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the land of stories: the enchantress returns (#2)

by chris colfer

after decades of hiding, the evil enchantress who cursed sleeping beauty is back with a vengeance. alex and conner have not been back to the magical land of stories since their adventures in the wishing spell ended. but one night, they learn the famed enchantress has kidnapped their mother!

the land of stories: a grimm warning (#3)

by chris colfer

when all signs point to disaster for the land of stories, conner and alex must join forces with their friends and enemies to save the day. but nothing can prepare them for the coming battle, or for the secret that will change the twins’ lives forever.

the land of stories: beyond the kingdoms (#4)

fairy tales and classic stories collide in the fourth adventure in the bestselling land of stories series as the twins travel beyond the kingdoms!

the land of stories: an author’s odyssey (#5)

alex and conner know they are no match against the masked man’s legion of villains, but they realize that they may be in possession of the greatest weapon of all: their own imaginations! so begins the twins’ journey into conner’s very own stories to gather an army of pirates, cyborgs, superheroes, and mummies as they band together for the ultimate fight against the masked man.


by alex gino

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she’s not a boy. She knows she’s a girl. George thinks she’ll have to keep this a secret forever. When her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte’s Web, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte — but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all.

signed books available!

one crazy summer

by rita williams-garcia

this newbery honor novel tells the story of three sisters who travel to oakland, california in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them.

meet the author june 21 @ 7pm at the main branch of the richmond public library!

the bad guys

written and illustrated by aaron blabey

hilarious chapter book series for 7-10s. they sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys . . . and they even smell like bad guys. but mr. wolf, mr. piranha, mr. snake, and mr. shark are about to change all of that…

vampirina at the beach

written by anne marie pace
illustrated by leuyen pham

our favorite little vampirina is back! it’s the just-right book for celebrating the start of summer.

signed copies available!

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the great treehouse war

by: lisa graff

In the newest novel by beloved National Book Award finalist Lisa Graff, kids have turned the tables on their parents, and all the rules have been tossed out the window. But does Winnie have what it takes to hold her ground and keep everyone happy?

signed copies available!

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if i built a house

written and illustrated by: chris van dusen

jack is back and ready to build the house of his dreams, complete with a racetrack, flying room, and gigantic slide. Jack’s limitless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will inspire budding young inventors to imagine their own fantastical designs.

signed copies available!

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summer of the woods

by steven k. smith

Brothers Sam and Derek move to Virginia with their family and discover a rare 1877 Indian Head coin in the woods behind their new house. Join the brothers as they solve the mystery in the first book of local author, Steven Smith’s, fast-paced Virginia Mystery Series!

signed copies available!

mystery on church hill

by steven k. smith

sam and derek are back! join the brothers at richmond’s famous st’ john’s church as they follow clues from our founding father’s about a secret plot to steal a national treasure.

ghosts of belle isle

by steven k. smith

in book three of the virginia mystery series, the brothers uncover the rich history of richmond’s beloved belle isle, a former prisoner-of-war camp from the civil war.

secret of the staircase

by steven k. smith

When the wedding rings go missing at a wedding at Richmond’s historic Jefferson hotel and Sam is blamed, the boys must hunt down the truth without meeting the hotel’s must unusual guests.