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It’s anything but an ordinary weekend with the blossoms! Perfect for young dog lovers, this Edgar Award–winning Blossom Family title is a mysterious and touching finale to the bestselling series by Newbery Medal-winning author Betsy Byars. . But when scooty goes missing, all evidence points to Mud.
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For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. So she sneaks onto a salesman’s bus. Grandpa bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity. Suddenly mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up—and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.
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