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Dinosaur Boy

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Dinosaur Boy

This laugh-out-loud, quirky new middle grade series looks at bullying in an entirely new and inventive way. Sawyer’s grandfather was part Stegosaurus, so it wasn’t a complete surprise when puberty included growing spikes and a tail. But when the kids who bully him at school go missing, it’s up to Sawyer and his friends, Elliott and Sylvie, to solve the mystery.

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Dinosaur Boy

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by Cory Putman Oakes - Children's, Fiction, Science Fiction, Youth Fiction
Everyone knows the dinosaur gene skips a generation. So it wasn't a complete surprise when Sawyer sprouted a tail and spikes before he started fifth grade. Sawyer is a bully magnet, befriended only by BFF Elliot and the weird new girl. When the bullies start disappearing, Sawyer is relieved --- until he discovers a secret about the principal that's more shocking than Dino DNA. Now it's up to the unlikely trio to rescue their tormentors from a galactically horrible fate.
by Cory Putman Oakes - Children's 8-12
When you're part Stegosaurus life can be a little crazy. (Yes, sleeping with plates is weird. No, dino-human hybrids do not have second brains in their butts.) But Sawyer's life is normal(ish) --- until he's yanked aboard a UFO and sent on a mission to Mars. Sawyer, Elliot and Sylvie travel to Mars to find her missing father, but they find even bigger trouble. Mars is trying to kick Pluto out of the solar system. And the fate of both planets will be decided by the upcoming Pluto VS Mars soccer match. Of course.