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Bring on the Bookjoy…and the heat! At the Fair, there’s a book for every reader. But these titles are winning over the most readers at Fairs across the country!

 

Check out the top 10 books trending at Scholastic Book Fairs:

Cat Kid Comic Club: Collaborations

Written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey

 

Excitement and imagination run wild as Naomi, Melvin, Poppy, Gilbert, Curly, and their siblings get back to making comics with originality and laughter. But wait—have they cleaned their rooms yet?!

 

In this innovative graphic novel series, award-winning author and illustrator Dav Pilkey employs a variety of techniques—including origami, acrylic paints, colored pencils, photography, collage, gouache, watercolors, and more—to capture the creative and joyful spirit of collaboration.

 

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What If You Had T.rex Teeth!?

Written by Sandra Markle and illustrated by Howard McWilliam

 

What if you woke up one morning and had sprouted a dinosaur body part overnight?

 

From a Velociraptor's sharp sickle-tipped toes to a T. rex's giant curved teeth, and from the body armor of an Ankylosaurus to the long neck of a Brachiosaurus—discover what it would be like if you had one of these wild dinosaur parts! Readers will also learn what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur and why they aren't still around today.

 

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I Am Ruby Bridges

Written by Ruby Bridges and illustrated by Nikkolas Smith

 

When Ruby Bridges was six years old, she became the first Black child to integrate the all-White William Frantz Elementary in Louisiana. Based on the pivotal events that happened in 1960 and told from her point of view, this is a poetic reflection on her experience that changed the face of history and the trajectory of the Civil Rights movement.

 

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Dragon Games #1: The Thunder Egg

Written by Maddy Mara

 

One fateful afternoon, classmates Luca, Yazmine, and Zane stumble upon a strange-looking rock called a geode in one of the rooms at school. To their surprise, a touch of this geode transports them to a magical land named Imperia.

 

The geode is actually a dragon egg! It's one of three Thunder Eggs that needs to be returned home to secret locations in Imperia. Once these eggs hatch, the dragons born from them will restore peace to the land. In order to return the first egg, the kids must face off against the evil ruler of Imperia in a dangerous game.

 

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Frizzy

Written by Claribel A. Ortega and illustrated by Rose Bousamra

 

Marlene, a young Dominican girl, believes her greatest enemy is the hair salon! Through her struggles and triumphs, this heartwarming and gorgeous middle-grade graphic novel shows the radical power of accepting yourself as you are—frizzy curls and all.

 

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Hummingbird

Written by Natalie Llyod

 

Twelve-year-old homeschooled Olive is tired of being seen as “fragile”―just because she has osteogenesis imperfecta (otherwise known as brittle bone disease) so she's thrilled when she finally convinces her parents to let her attend Macklemore Elementary. Olive can't wait to go to a traditional school and make the friends she's always longed for, until a disastrous first day dashes her hopes of ever fitting in.

 

Then Olive hears whispers about a magical, wish-granting hummingbird that supposedly lives near Macklemore. It'll be the solution to all her problems! If she can find the bird and prove herself worthy, the creature will make her most desperate, secret wish come true.

 

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The Smart Cookie

Written and illustrated by Jory John and Pete Oswald

 

This cookie has never felt like a smart cookie no matter how hard she tries, especially in comparison to all the clever cupcakes and brilliant rolls in the bakery. Will a dash of creativity and a sprinkle of confidence be enough to help her learn that perfect scores and having all the answers aren’t the only ingredients for intelligence?

 

Get ready for another heaping plate of laughs and lessons with the new picture book in the bestselling series!

 

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Owl Diaries #17: Eva in the Band

Written and illustrated by Rebecca Elliott

 

Eva is ready to rock out at the Woodlandstock Music Festival! But when another band can't make it, Eva and her friends are ready to step in. Will they be able to form their own band in time to save the festival? And who will be their band's star singer? 

 

With speech bubbles, easy-to-read text, and adorable characters, this bestselling series is perfect for newly independent readers!

 

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Ablaze

Written by Christopher Krovatin

 

Aly Theland doesn't understand what's happening to her. She comes from a very normal family and lives a very normal life. There's only one thing off. When Aly gets angry, things burst into flames. Aly doesn't feel she's in control of this. But as the fires get better and the stakes get higher, something has to be done. Because it's not just flames Aly's unleashing, it's . . . evil.

 

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The Storyteller

Written by Brandon Hobson

 

Ziggy has ANXIETY. Partly this is because of the way his mind works, and how overwhelmed he can get when other people are in the room. And partly it's because his mother disappeared when he was very young, making her one of many Native women who've gone mysteriously missing. 

 

Once Ziggy gets it in his head that clues to his mother's disappearance may be found in a nearby cave, there's no stopping him and his friends from going on a mind-bending adventure!

 

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