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A million ways home by Dorisi-Winget, Dianna, author.

A million ways home

When her grandmother and guardian suffers a stroke, twelve-year-old Poppy Parker's life turns upside down--but when she witnesses a murder and has to go into witness protection with Detective Brannigan's mother it becomes hard to believe she will ever find a way home, let alone save Gunner, a beautiful German shepherd with an uncertain future.

Sep 20, 2014
A Simple Case of Angels by Adderson, Caroline

A Simple Case of Angels

Sep 20, 2014
A time to be brave by Stuchner, Joan Betty.

A time to be brave

David and his family live in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, until September 1943 when their neighbors help smuggle them to Sweden to escape Hitler's orders to send the Danish Jews to concentration camps. Includes honey cake recipe, World War II timeline, and "the story behind the story."

Sep 20, 2014
A wonderlandiful world by Hale, Shannon.

A wonderlandiful world

"When a mysterious being from Wonderland begins to infect Ever After High with a strange magic, everything goes topsy-turvy. Lizzie Hearts, Wonderland's future queen; Cedar Wood, daughter of Pinocchio; and Madeline Hatter, heir to the Mad Hatter's Haberdashery & Tea Shoppe, seem to be the only ones who haven't completely lost their heads. It's up to them to save their best friends forever after from a curse that threatens to give their school--and their lives--a very unhappy ending"--

Sep 20, 2014
Against the Tide - Library Edition by Sutherland, Tui

Against the Tide - Library Edition

Sep 20, 2014
Alfred Ollivant's Bob, son of Battle - the last gray dog of Kenmuir by Davis, Lydia, 1947-

Alfred Ollivant's Bob, son of Battle - the last gray dog of Kenmuir

On the border of Scotland and England beginning in the early 1880s, two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep--a battle which must end in death.

Sep 18, 2014
Amelia Bedelia shapes up by Parish, Herman. author.

Amelia Bedelia shapes up

Picked last for kickball, Amelia Bedelia gets another chance to prove her athleticism when her class holds a mini-Oylympics.

Sep 20, 2014
Android in the Attic by Allan, Nicholas

Android in the Attic

Sep 20, 2014
Awake and dreaming by Pearson, Kit, 1947- author.

Awake and dreaming

While living a miserable, poverty-stricken life with her young, irresponsible mother, nine-year-old Theo dreams of belonging to a real family but finds a shadowy figure haunting her thoughts.

Sep 20, 2014
Bad magic by Bosch, Pseudonymous, author.

Bad magic

"Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic"--

Sep 20, 2014
Barbie and the secret door - the junior novelization by

Barbie and the secret door - the junior novelization

Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door that unlocks a whimsical fantasy world. When Alexa meets a mermaid and a fairy who have lost their powers, the three friends must come together to save all the magic in the land.

Sep 17, 2014
Blair's nightmare by Snyder, Zilpha Keatley, author.

Blair's nightmare

The Stanley kids and their stepsister try to keep secret a dog that Blair finds, keep David out of the clutches of the school bully, and find out if some escaped convicts really are nearby.

Sep 20, 2014
Bramble and Maggie - spooky season by Haas, Jessie, author.

Bramble and Maggie - spooky season

As Maggie and her horse explore autumn together, she takes a spill when Bramble becomes jumpy from the sights and sounds, and Maggie wonders if she can trust her horse to join her trick or treating on Halloween.

Sep 20, 2014
Bramblestar's storm by Hunter, Erin, author.

Bramblestar's storm

"As the new leader of ThunderClan, Bramblestar must prepare to weather a storm the likes of which the warrior Clans have never seen--and might not survive"--

Sep 20, 2014
Breakdown by Monninger, Joseph, author.

Breakdown

When the bus carrying a group of kids home from summer camp breaks down on an abandoned road during a heatwave, the group must survive the elements and find help, over sixty miles away.

Sep 14, 2014
Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000

The monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.

Sep 20, 2014
Cartwheeling in thunderstorms by Rundell, Katherine, author.

Cartwheeling in thunderstorms

"Will must find her way after she's plucked out of a wonderful life in Zimbabwe and forced to go to boarding school in England"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 20, 2014
Cat in the city by Salamon, Julie, author.

Cat in the city

As he tries to make his own way in New York City, a handsome stray cat that becomes known as Pretty Boy finds a series of temporary homes while learning that relying on others, and being relied upon, is a wonderful thing.

Sep 20, 2014
Charlie Bumpers vs. The Squeaking Skull by Harley, Bill, 1954-

Charlie Bumpers vs. The Squeaking Skull

As Halloween nears, Charlie and Tommy hope to get out of taking their little sisters trick-or-treating and go by themselves to Alex's upscale neighborhood instead, then attend a sleepover at Alex's house, but when Charlie learns that partygoers will be watching a very scary horror movie he panics.

Sep 20, 2014
Cheesie Mack is sort of freaked out by Cotler, Stephen L.

Cheesie Mack is sort of freaked out

"Cheesie and his best friend, Georgie, pull off a fantastic UFO prank, but when things go wrong, the victims of the prank plan a sinister plot as payback"--

Sep 20, 2014
Chloe by design - making the cut by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Chloe by design - making the cut

In this compilation of four separately published books, sixteen-year-old Chloe Montgomery gets a chance to travel from Santa Cruz to New York City to compete in Teen Design Diva, a competitive game show for aspiring teenage fashion designers.

Sep 20, 2014
Christmas fairy magic by McNamara, Margaret, author.

Christmas fairy magic

The Bell sisters are excited to see their oldest sister, Tinker Bell, for Christmas, but before her arrival, the sisters find it difficult to join in on the Christmas spirit.

Sep 20, 2014
Cinnabar, the one o'clock fox by Henry, Marguerite, 1902-1997, author.

Cinnabar, the one o'clock fox

Cinnabar, a clever fox, comes out of his home every day at one o'clock to tease the fox hunters nearby and let them chase him until nightfall.

Sep 20, 2014
Clara Dillingham Pierson's complete Among the people series by Pierson, Clara Dillingham.

Clara Dillingham Pierson's complete Among the people series

Sep 20, 2014
Claude on the slopes by Smith, Alex T.

Claude on the slopes

Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock, go to the Snowy Mountains where they throw snowballs, learn to ski, and more until Claude's loud voice starts an avalanche, trapping Sir Bobblysock and the only Mountain Rescue person under a huge pile of snow.

Sep 20, 2014
Conspiracy by Finney, Patricia

Conspiracy

Sep 20, 2014
Creature Keepers and the hijacked Hydro-Hide by Nelson, Peter, 1953- author.

Creature Keepers and the hijacked Hydro-Hide

"Twelve-year-old Jordan Grimsley discovers the existence of the Creature Keepers, a team of humans assigned to protect mythical beasts"--

Sep 20, 2014
Danger down the Nile by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Danger down the Nile

"Twelve-year-old twins Bickford and Rebecca Kidd and their two older siblings travel to Africa to track down priceless artifacts that will keep the family's treasure hunting business afloat long enough to rescue their kidnapped mother--and possibly find their missing father"--

Sep 20, 2014
Dash by Larson, Kirby, author.

Dash

When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

Sep 20, 2014
Date with destiny by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Date with destiny

The girls land the job of reporting on Prince Alex and Tessa's wedding in Transylvania for VAMP Magazine, but Olivia is confronted with happy couples at every turn as she pines for Jackson.

Sep 20, 2014
December Dog by Roy, Ron/ Gurney, John Steven (ILT)

December Dog

Sep 20, 2014
Diary of a wimpy kid - the long haul by Kinney, Jeff, author.

Diary of a wimpy kid - the long haul

Greg Heffley and his family hit the streets for a wimpy kid-style road trip.

Sep 20, 2014
Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff - a Felony Bay mystery by Thompson, J. E., author.

Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff - a Felony Bay mystery

"When Abbey and Bee's neighbor's dog, Yemassee, is kidnapped, they decide it's their job to find the men who took him"--

Sep 20, 2014
Disney Christmas storybook collection. by

Disney Christmas storybook collection.

Offers a collection of eighteen stories about Christmas featuring characters from popular Disney and Disney-Pixar movies, including "Monsters, Inc.," "Frozen," and "Wreck-It Ralph."

Sep 20, 2014
Dolphin rescue by West, Tracey, 1965-

Dolphin rescue

"The LEGO Friends have entered a school science contest to create an invention that will protect dolphins in the wild. The prize is five tickets aboard a special dolphin sight-seeing cruise!"--

Sep 18, 2014
Dolphin tale - the junior novel by Reyes, Gabrielle.

Dolphin tale - the junior novel

Sawyer, having found an injured dolphin on the beach, forms a unique bond with the creature while trying to help it heal and return to the ocean.

Sep 17, 2014
Dolphin tale 2 - the junior novel by Reyes, Gabrielle.

Dolphin tale 2 - the junior novel

A baby dolphin found off the coast of Florida is brought to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for help. There Sawyer and Hazel name her Hope and work to help her. Will Winter accept her as a friend, and will Hope's health improve?

Sep 18, 2014
Don't Make Me Smile by Park, Barbara

Don't Make Me Smile

Sep 20, 2014
Double disaster! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Double disaster!

While in London on the set of her film, Olivia is distracted by thoughts of her ex-boyfriend, Jackson; meanwhile, Ivy begins high school and becomes instantly popular when the goths become the in-crowd.

Sep 20, 2014
Entombed by Krovatin, Christopher.

Entombed

"In this final installment of the series, Ian, Kendra, and PJ face their most dangerous zombie-fighting mission of all, deep in the caves of Indonesia"--

Sep 20, 2014
Escape to California by Greenhut, Josh, author.

Escape to California

While on vacation in San Francisco, Stanley meets a girl who enlists his help in performing a trick: escaping from Alcatraz.

Sep 20, 2014
Fantastic beasts & where to find them by Rowling, J. K.

Fantastic beasts & where to find them

A description of beasts, believed by Muggles to be mythical, like the Quintaped, the Puffskein, and the Knarl.

Sep 20, 2014
Fantasy league by Lupica, Mike, author.

Fantasy league

In Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Charlie's skill at fantasy football gains the attention of both the local media and the owner of a professional football team.

Sep 20, 2014
Fashion Frightmare! by Mercer, Sienna

Fashion Frightmare!

Sep 20, 2014
Finding Ruby Starling by Rivers, Karen, 1970- author.

Finding Ruby Starling

Through e-mails, letters, blog entries, and movie scripts, twelve-year-old Ruth, an American girl, and Ruby, an English one, discover that they are long-lost twins.

Sep 20, 2014
First team - a New kid novel by Green, Tim, 1963-

First team - a New kid novel

"The companion novel to New Kid, where Brock is in another new town after being on the run with his dad again, and this time, he joins the football team"--

Sep 20, 2014
Flashpoint by Korman, Gordon, author.

Flashpoint

Amy and Dan Cahill have their final confrontation with twisted billionaire J. Rutherford Pierce, a man whose power has no limits and is one step away from being elected president.

Sep 20, 2014
Fleabrain loves Franny by Rocklin, Joanne.

Fleabrain loves Franny

"This middle-grade novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952-53. The protagonist is Franny, a young girl of imagination, curiosity, and stubbornness. While recovering from polio, she begins a correspondence with a flea named Fleabrain"--

Sep 20, 2014
Flipping out! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Flipping out!

While Ivy adjusts to being the most popular girl in school, Olivia goes on a matchmaking mission to bring goth Amelia and skater boy Finn together.

Sep 20, 2014
Fly, cherokee, fly by D'Lacey, Chris.

Fly, cherokee, fly

Sep 17, 2014
Flying solo by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Flying solo

Ivy settles in to life at Wallachia Academy and tries to adjust to the school's strict rules, while back in Franklin Grove, Olivia begins dressing like Ivy in order to get into a vampire rock concert.

Sep 20, 2014
Gabriel Finley & the raven's riddle by Hagen, George, 1958-

Gabriel Finley & the raven's riddle

Eleven-year-old Gabriel, with the help of the young raven Paladin, which whom he has a magical bond, travels to the foreboding land of Aviopolis, where he must face challenges and unanswerable riddles to rescue his long-missing father.

Sep 20, 2014
Going green by Pakkala, Christine, author.

Going green

Lola Zuckerman hates being last for everything. If only she were Lola Adams or Lola Appleby or anything but Z for Zuckerman. And she is having a particularly hard time right now. Her best friend Amanda Anderson is now her ex-best friend. Her grandparents have moved back to Texas, and her mother is launching a new career. Why is everything always changing? What would make things much, much better is if Lola were to win the Going-Green Contest at school and beat Amanda Anderson, who is determined

Sep 18, 2014
Greenglass House by Milford, Kate.

Greenglass House

At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure.

Sep 20, 2014
Half a world away by Kadohata, Cynthia.

Half a world away

Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to adopt a "normal" baby.

Sep 20, 2014
Heap House by Carey, Edward

Heap House

Sep 20, 2014
Home by Prineas, Sarah, author.

Home

"Young Wizard's apprentice Connwaer disguises himself as a chimney swift in order to identify who has been stealing the locus stones in Wellmet"--

Sep 20, 2014
Hook's revenge by Schulz, Heidi, author.

Hook's revenge

Captain Hook's swashbuckling daughter must avenge her infamous father's death at the jaws of the Neverland crocodile.

Sep 20, 2014
Hook's revenge by Schulz, Heidi.

Hook's revenge

Captain Hook's swashbuckling daughter must avenge her infamous father's death at the jaws of the Neverland crocodile.

Sep 14, 2014
I am so over being a loser by Loser, Barry (Fictitious character)

I am so over being a loser

After his mom becomes a celebrity, Barry endures teasing at school. But with the help of his napkin collection, new girl Nancy Verkenwerken, and a snail called Snailypoos, Barry is determined to prove once and for all that he is not a loser.

Sep 20, 2014
I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 by Tarshis, Lauren.

I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

"During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times? In this thrilling addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, readers are taken back to antiquity with a young boy trying to escape as the giant Mount Vesuvius erupts. Does he have what it takes to survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?" --

Sep 20, 2014
Infinity ring. 8, Eternity by de la Peña, Matt, author.

Infinity ring. 8, Eternity

Dak, Sera, and Riq fix the Great Breaks in history and prepare for the ultimate confrontation with the SQ.

Sep 20, 2014
Island of legends by McMann, Lisa, author.

Island of legends

Divided by their society into Wanted and Unwanted at thirteen, estranged twin brothers Aaron and Alex have both run into trouble--as mage of Artime, Alex must defend the island from attack, while Aaron continues to scheme to take over the islands and get rid of the Unwanteds altogether.

Sep 20, 2014
Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires by Gunhus, Jeff

Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires

Sep 20, 2014
Jack Templar and the Monster Hunter Academy by Gunhus, Jeff

Jack Templar and the Monster Hunter Academy

Sep 20, 2014
Jack Templar Monster Hunter by Gunhus, Jeff

Jack Templar Monster Hunter

Sep 20, 2014
Jackal by Stone, Jeff, author.

Jackal

When a Jake is offered a chance to race in China for a world class BMX team he is not sure that he wants to go--but when one of his friends asks him to smuggle a mysterious drug called Dragonbone that can prolong life to her dying mother in China he feels he has to take the trip, whatever the danger.

Sep 20, 2014
Jelly Bean by Lord, Cynthia, author.

Jelly Bean

No pets are allowed in the apartment where Suzannah and her family live, so she volunteers at a local pet shelter and plays with the dogs and cats there--but when a child whose family is moving brings in her pet guinea pig, Jelly Bean, Suzannah promises that she will find him the perfect home.

Sep 20, 2014
Kinda like brothers by Booth, Coe, author.

Kinda like brothers

When his mother takes in a twelve-year-old foster boy, Jarrett is forced to share his room and his friends with the new boy.

Sep 20, 2014
Last-but-not-least Lola and the wild chicken by Pakkala, Christine.

Last-but-not-least Lola and the wild chicken

In her ongoing campaign to win back her ex-best-friend Amanda Anderson, Lola continues to be thwarted by her last name, as "Zuckerman" keeps them far apart, whether it's on the bus, at recess, or a field trip to a farm. Lola knows she needs to rise above, but it may just take a week with grandma and a chance encounter with a chicken to give her the determination she currently lacks.

Sep 20, 2014
Leonardo da Vinci - Renaissance master by Hood, Ann, 1956- author.

Leonardo da Vinci - Renaissance master

When their Great-Uncle Thorne falls ill, Felix and Maisie decide to travel back in time to Renaissance Italy to save him. There, they meet and befriend a young Leonardo da Vinci, dine with the great Medici family and celebrate Carnival while coming closer to solving the mysteries of Elm Medona and the Pickworth family.

Sep 17, 2014
Life of Zarf - the trouble with weasels by Harrell, Rob.

Life of Zarf - the trouble with weasels

As a troll, Zarf Belford is at the bottom of the social ladder at Cotswin Middle School, but when the king goes missing and his insufferable son takes control, Zarf leads his friends Kevin and Chester on a rescue mission.

Sep 20, 2014
Lost and found - a Samantha classic. Volume 2 by Tripp, Valerie, 1951- author.

Lost and found - a Samantha classic. Volume 2

Samantha and her friends make some surprising discoveries about her past. Then word comes that Nellie and her sisters are in serious trouble. It's up to Samantha to save her friends before it's too late.

Sep 20, 2014
Lug - dawn of the Ice Age by Zeltser, David.

Lug - dawn of the Ice Age

"Lug is a cave boy who would rather paint than fight. When he is banished from his clan, he and his two friends discover that the Ice Age is coming, and must figure out how to save their people"--

Sep 20, 2014
Lulu and the hedgehog in the rain by McKay, Hilary.

Lulu and the hedgehog in the rain

""When Lulu rescues a wild hedgehog in a storm, she knows she can't keep it as a pet--it wants to roam free. So she and her cousin Mellie come up with the neighborhood Hedgehog Club to keep it safe"--Provided by publisher"--

Sep 20, 2014
Maddy West and the tongue taker by Falkner, Brian, author.

Maddy West and the tongue taker

At nine-and-a-half Maddy West can speak every language in the world, a skill her mother finds weird--but when Maddy is asked to translate some ancient scrolls in Bulgaria, she and her ten-year-old friend Kazuki find themselves on a wild adventure with a mysterious monkey, a Bulgarian wrestler, evil magic, and a fiendish witch.

Sep 20, 2014
Maddy West and the tongue taker by Falkner, Brian, author.

Maddy West and the tongue taker

At nine-and-a-half Maddy West can speak every language in the world, a skill her mother finds weird--but when Maddy is asked to translate some ancient scrolls in Bulgaria, she and her ten-year-old friend Kazuki find themselves on a wild adventure with a mysterious monkey, a Bulgarian wrestler, evil magic, and a fiendish witch.

Sep 18, 2014
Magic in the mix by Barrows, Annie.

Magic in the mix

Life seems to be back to normal for "newly twinned" sisters Miri and Molly until their magical house sends them on a new time-traveling adventure to the Civil War, where they must risk everything to save two unusual soldiers and come to terms with the emotional truth about Molly's past.

Sep 20, 2014
Manhunt by Messner, Kate, author.

Manhunt

Henry, Anna, and Jose, the junior members of the Silver Jaguar Society, are on a mission in Paris to recover the Mona Lisa--but when senior members of the Society are taken hostage, it is up to Henry to rescue them while continuing to pursue the missing masterpiece.

Sep 20, 2014
Manners and mischief - a Samantha classic. Volume 1 by Adler, Susan S., 1946- author.

Manners and mischief - a Samantha classic. Volume 1

Sep 20, 2014
Mister Max - the book of secrets by Voigt, Cynthia.

Mister Max - the book of secrets

Self-reliant Max Starling, a twelve-year-old detective and problem solver, struggles to keep his identity a secret as he investigates a case of arson, while cryptic messages from his still missing parents indicate that they need rescuing.

Sep 20, 2014
My brother's shadow by Avery, Tom (Children's story writer)

My brother's shadow

Eleven-year-old Kaia, who has felt emotionally isolated since her brother's suicide, befriends a wild boy who mysteriously appears at her London school, finding a way to communicate with him despite his being mute.

Sep 20, 2014
My cousin's keeper by French, Simon, 1957- author.

My cousin's keeper

"Eleven-year-old Kieran wants to be part of the 'in' group at school. He wants to be on the soccer team. He wants to fit in. But then his weird cousin Bon turns up, both at school and at home. Bon knows nothing about fitting in, with his long blond braid, babyish hand-knit hat, and funny, precise voice. Bon doesn't play sports, and he likes to draw imaginary maps with stories about 'Bon the Crusader' and 'Kieran the Brave.' He's an easy target for teasing, and Kieran has little patience for him.

Sep 20, 2014
My friend the enemy by Smith, Dan, 1970- author.

My friend the enemy

In 1941, having a German plane crash near your house is exciting, but when twelve-year-old Peter Dixon and his friend Kim find a wounded German airman, Peter is faced with a dilemma--should he help take care of the man as Kim wants to do, or report him to the soldiers searching for him?

Sep 20, 2014
My Heart Is Laughing by Lagercrantz, Rose/ Eriksson, Eva (ILT)

My Heart Is Laughing

Sep 20, 2014
My Mother Got Married and Other Disasters by Park, Barbara

My Mother Got Married and Other Disasters

Sep 20, 2014
Nanny X by Rosenberg, Madelyn, 1966- author.

Nanny X

Ten-year-old Alison and eight-year-old Jake discover that their nanny is working undercover to catch criminals.

Sep 18, 2014
Natalie the Christmas stocking fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Natalie the Christmas stocking fairy

Never getting anything in his stocking, Jack Frost steals Natalie the fairy's three magical objects, forcing Rachel and Kirsty to try to retrieve them.

Sep 20, 2014
Nest by Ehrlich, Esther, author.

Nest

On Cape Cod in 1972, eleven-year-old Naomi, known as Chirp for her love of birds, gets help from neighbor Joey as she struggles to cope with her mother's multiple sclerosis and its effect on her father and sister.

Sep 20, 2014
Nightmares! by Segel, Jason, 1979- author.

Nightmares!

"Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends must stop nightmares from taking over their town before it's too late"--

Sep 20, 2014
Nuts to you by Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Nuts to you

After surviving being carried off by a hawk, a young squirrel resolves to find his way home, as his best friends begin their search for him.

Sep 20, 2014
Of sorcery and snow by Bach, Shelby, author.

Of sorcery and snow

"Rory Landon sets off on another tale from The Ever After School in order to end the reign of the Snow Queen"--

Sep 20, 2014
On impact by Ball, Nate, author.

On impact

Injured in a bicycle accident, Zack discovers that his alien houseguest has swiped his brakes, placing Zack's baseball season in jeopardy while subjecting him to an annoying little brother.

Sep 20, 2014
One-Eyed Doll by Preller, James/ Bruno, Iacopo (ILT)

One-Eyed Doll

Sep 20, 2014
Penelope Crumb is mad at the moon by Stout, Shawn K., author.

Penelope Crumb is mad at the moon

"Penelope Crumb makes a new friend when she is forced to learn how to square dance at school"--

Sep 20, 2014
Pigsticks and Harold and the incredible journey by Milway, Alex, 1978- author, illustrator.

Pigsticks and Harold and the incredible journey

A last member of a line of explorers, unfailingly optimistic Pigsticks hires a hapless delivery hamster named Harold to be his companion for a quest that wends through jungles, deserts, and mountains in search of the Ends of the Earth.

Sep 20, 2014
Professor Gargoyle by Gilman, Charles.

Professor Gargoyle

11-year-old Robert Arthur must vanquish Professor Gargoyle and learn the creepy origin story of the brand new Lovecraft Middle School (LMS).

Sep 18, 2014
Puppy party by Wilson, Anna, 1970 Mar. 13-

Puppy party

"Summer has two weeks to plan a surprise party for her glamorous older sister April. Summer realizes that it is also her dog Honey's birthday that week--and therefore decides to plan a joint party. She decides not to mention the whole 'puppy' part of the plan to anyone except her most bestest friend Molly Cook. Cut to party day and utter mayhem is slowly unfolding"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2014
Quidditch through the ages by Rowling, J. K.

Quidditch through the ages

A copy of the volume found in Hogwarts School Library, where it is consulted by Quidditch fans.

Sep 20, 2014
Rain Reign by Martin, Ann M.

Rain Reign

Sep 20, 2014
Red berries, white clouds, blue sky by Dallas, Sandra.

Red berries, white clouds, blue sky

"After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado"--

Sep 20, 2014
Revealed by Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Revealed

After returning the missing children from history to their original time periods, thirteen-year-old Jonah must save time itself when aviator Charles Lindbergh mysteriously appears and kidnaps Jonah's sister.

Sep 20, 2014
Ride for your life! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Ride for your life!

"The fair has come to Mysterious Valley! Creepella is looking to forward a fun, thrilling day of rides and games with her family and friends. But one spooky rollercoaster seems to be making everyone who rides it disappear! Creepella is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery -- but what will happen when she rides the coaster herself?" --

Sep 20, 2014
Rocket man by Coates, Jan, 1960- author.

Rocket man

Feeling invisible as the middle child, Bob gets the chance to shine when he is asked to plan a basketball game to support cancer research, but his father, who suffers from cancer, may not be able to make the game when he lands in a wheelchair after a fall.

Sep 20, 2014
Rory's promise by MacColl, Michaela, author.

Rory's promise

Rory and Violet are orphaned sisters living in the Sisters of Charity Foundling Hospital in New York, but when the nuns decide to send Violet to an adoptive family out West, Rory is determined to follow her and keep their family together.

Sep 20, 2014
Sammy Keyes and the kiss goodbye by Van Draanen, Wendelin.

Sammy Keyes and the kiss goodbye

"Sammy Keyes has spent the last few years solving other people's mysteries; now her friends (and some foes) come together to unmask the fiend who has put Sammy in a coma"--

Sep 20, 2014
Second chances by Schwab, Victoria, author.

Second chances

Assisting Caroline, who is being bullied at an all-girls' prep school, guardian angel Aria works to uncover the hidden pain that afflicts both Caroline and her former best friend, who has become the bullies' ringleader.

Sep 20, 2014
Secrets & Spies by Mercer, Sienna

Secrets & Spies

Sep 20, 2014
Secrets of the manor. Elizabeth's story, 1848 by Whitby, Adele, author.

Secrets of the manor. Elizabeth's story, 1848

While everyone at Chatswood Manor is busy planning a birthday ball, an Irish refugee who is searching for his wife arrives at the house, and Elizabeth and Katherine decide to investigate the woman's disappearance.

Sep 20, 2014
Secrets of the manor. Katherine's story, 1848 by Whitby, Adele, author.

Secrets of the manor. Katherine's story, 1848

"Twins Katherine and Elizabeth Chatswood are on their way to visit their distant relatives at Vandermeer Manor in Rhode Island. Wedding bells will soon be ringing for their father's cousin in the grandest event on either side of the ocean since the twins' birthday ball a few months ago. But when something very precious inside the manor gets vandalized, the groom threatens to call off the wedding. ... The twins don't know it yet, but they might hold the key that will set true love back on its

Sep 20, 2014
Shadows of the silver screen by Edge, Christopher.

Shadows of the silver screen

At the dawn of the age of silent films, a mysterious filmmaker proposes turning Montgomery Flinch's sinister stories into motion pictures and, with Monty as the star, filming begins but is plagued by a series of strange and frightening events of which only Penny can uncover the cause.

Sep 20, 2014
Sherman's awesome adventures by McGuire Woods, Molly, author.

Sherman's awesome adventures

When Sherman takes his friend Penny back in time, they accidentally set the past on a collision course with the future, and only Mr. Peabody can set things straight before the whole universe implodes.

Sep 18, 2014
Snap decision by Whitaker, Nathan.

Snap decision

Eighth-grader Chase Clark gets the chance to play on the varsity team with his best friend, Tripp, at their small-town Florida school, but when a hard hit takes Tripp down Chase is the only one who knows what really happened, and telling could have serious consequences.

Sep 20, 2014
Space case - a Moon Base Alpha novel by Gibbs, Stuart, 1969-

Space case - a Moon Base Alpha novel

"Dashiell Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon's most prominent doctors"--

Sep 20, 2014
Spirit's key by Cohn, Edith.

Spirit's key

Having finally developed the psychic ability her father used to provide for them, twelve-year-old Spirit Holden, aided by the ghost of her beloved dog Sky, investigates the mystery of why wild dogs are dying on their remote island.

Sep 20, 2014
Stake out! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Stake out!

Together again, Ivy and Olivia team up to try to figure out the identity of a mystery blogger who is determined to expose Franklin Grove's biggest secret.

Sep 20, 2014
Star style by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Star style

Olivia and Ivy find themselves competing for a role in a vampire romance film and are surprised when their biological dad turns up on the movie set.

Sep 20, 2014
Star Wars rebels. Ezra's gamble by Windham, Ryder.

Star Wars rebels. Ezra's gamble

"Fourteen year old Ezra lives alone on the outer rim planet of Lothal. He fends for himself by picking up odd jobs and hustling the unsuspecting Stormtrooper. Arena Day arrives - an underground tournament where mighty beasts battle to the finish and all the swindlers, gamblers, and no-gooders come from all corners of the planet to make a profit - Ezra is whisked into an unlikely partnership with the fearsome bounty hunter Bossk and enmeshed in a high-stakes chase against an endless fleet of troo

Sep 18, 2014
Star Wars rebels. Rise of the rebels by Kogge, Michael.

Star Wars rebels. Rise of the rebels

"Your favorite Star wars rebels heroes are ready to fight the evil Empire! Kanan, Hera, and trusty old Chopper battle TIE fighters while Sabine uses her artistic talents to outsmart Stormtroopers. Zeb never misses an opportunity to take down troopers, and Ezra scores a special souvenir at the crash site of an Imperial fighter"--P. [4] of cover.

Sep 20, 2014
Starfire by Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn.

Starfire

"Star is prophesized to become the most powerful winged horse in Anok on his first birthday, but he must first overcome his malformed wings that make him unable to fly and threats from the leaders of the five herds"--

Sep 20, 2014
Stealth the ghost panther by Blade, Adam.

Stealth the ghost panther

Tom must capture the final piece of the Amulet of Avantia from Stealth, the ghost panther, who can turn the good citizens of Avantia into evildoers with a scratch of his claws.

Sep 20, 2014
Stella Batts - none of your beeswax by Sheinmel, Courtney.

Stella Batts - none of your beeswax

"Eight-year-old Stella finds it is not easy or fun to keep secrets. The first secret is keeping her sister, Penny, from discovering that her pet fish has died and been replaced with a new fish. The second secret involves a school assignment which Stella cannot share even with her best friend"--Provided by the publisher.

Sep 20, 2014
Step it up by Berk, Sheryl.

Step it up

"Trouble is brewing between the Divas just before their big upcoming Dance Fusion competition. Miss Toni is mad, mad, mad--but she has an idea to fix the problem: a camping retreat, where these girls will have to learn the true meaning of teamwork or be left out in the dark"--

Sep 20, 2014
Substitute creature by Gilman, Charles.

Substitute creature

While stuck in the school during a blizzard, Robert Arthur and his companions face off against an evil substitute teacher and an army of beasts.

Sep 18, 2014
Super Schnoz and the invasion of the snore snatchers by Urey, Gary.

Super Schnoz and the invasion of the snore snatchers

"When Super Schnoz and his friends find out that aliens are after his snores to take over Earth, they seek help from an exiled seismologist"--

Sep 20, 2014
Tales of a sixth-grade Muppet by Scroggs, Kirk.

Tales of a sixth-grade Muppet

Sixth grader Danvers Blickensderfer really hits rock bottom when he auditions for the local talent show: His death-defying hula-hooping-ninja tribute to the great Gonzo is beat out by the world's most obnoxious middle school boy band, Emo Shun. With his daredevil dreams dashed, Danvers goes to bed wishing he could be just like his idol Gonzo. The next morning, Danvers wakes up feeling a little fuzzy... literally! He's turned into a Muppet! Fortunately, there's an internship open at the Muppet Th

Sep 20, 2014
Tales of a sixth-grade muppet by Scroggs, Kirk.

Tales of a sixth-grade muppet

When his tribute to Gonzo the Great fails to make the local talent show and his daredevil dreams dashed, Danvers wakes up feeling a little fuzzy-literally-to find he's been turned into a Muppet.

Sep 18, 2014
Teacher's pest by Gilman, Charles, author.

Teacher's pest

"DON'T BE FOOLED by his friendly smile, his perfect manners, or his shiny red apple. Student council president Howard Mergler is actually a sinister bug-monster in disguise and he's summoning swarms of roaches, wasps, fleas, and head lice into the corridors of Lovecraft Middle School! Twelve-year-old Robert Arthur is the only student who can stop him--but he'll need help from his best friends: the school bully, the school ghost, and an extremely courageous two-headed rat."--Amazon.com.

Sep 18, 2014
Tell me by Bauer, Joan, 1951-

Tell me

Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.

Sep 14, 2014
Tell me by Bauer, Joan, 1951-

Tell me

Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.

Sep 20, 2014
The (totally not) guaranteed guide to friends, foes & faux friends by McCafferty, Megan.

The (totally not) guaranteed guide to friends, foes & faux friends

"Twelve-year-old Jessica Darling receives another cryptic list from her older sister, Bethany. While hosting a slumber party and planning a Halloween costume, Jessica tries to navigate the seventh grade social scene, with mixed results"--

Sep 20, 2014
The 8th continent by London, Matt, author.

The 8th continent

Hoping to transform a giant floating garbage patch into a habitable eighth continent where people can escape an oppressive bureaucracy, Evie and Rick must race against time when a plastic-obsessed villainess tries to claim the continent to expand her power.

Sep 20, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Alien Superman! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Alien Superman!

When Superman is transformed into a strange green alien by Lex Luther's latest invention, Wonder Woman must somehow get him to the Fortress of Solitude where he can be cured.

Sep 20, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes!

The shape shifting Clayface ignites a feud between Superman and Batman.

Sep 20, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Creatures from planet X! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Creatures from planet X!

Superman and the Green Lantern battle Siniestro when he threatens Metropolis with thousands of insects created with his yellow power ring.

Sep 17, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Escape from future world! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Escape from future world!

When Brainiac traps Superman and Cyborg in a time machine that places them in a future world, the heroes must find a way to escape.

Sep 17, 2014
The amazing Wilmer Dooley - a Mumpley Middle School mystery by DeWitt, Fowler.

The amazing Wilmer Dooley - a Mumpley Middle School mystery

Hoping to impress Roxie with his dazzling project on bacteria, seventh-grader-to-be Wilmer Dooley enters the state science fair, where he encounters his arch nemesis, Claudius, who may be planning something terribly sinister.

Sep 20, 2014
The Angel Tree by Benedis-Grab, Daphne, author.

The Angel Tree

Every Christmas in the small town of Pine River, a tree appears in the town square and people tie wishes to it, but nobody knows where the tree comes from--but this year four children are determined to solve the mystery of the Angel Tree.

Sep 20, 2014
The assistant vanishes! by Dahl, Michael.

The assistant vanishes!

When the magician Theopolis makes a boy from school disappear during the magic show at the Abracadabra Hotel, Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu are determined to find out what really happened.

Sep 20, 2014
The book of bad things by Poblocki, Dan, author.

The book of bad things

Although twelve-year-old Cassidy Bean keeps a book of bad things, she did not expect her summer with the Tremont family in rural New Jersey to be one of them--but this year Ursula, a local hoarder, has died under mysterious circumstances, and Cassidy finds that there a great many bad and dangerous things hidden in her house, including, perhaps, her vengeful ghost.

Sep 20, 2014
The book of secrets by Voigt, Cynthia.

The book of secrets

Self-reliant Max Starling, a twelve-year-old detective and problem solver, struggles to keep his identity a secret as he investigates a case of arson, while cryptic messages from his still missing parents indicate that they need rescuing.

Sep 17, 2014
The boxtrolls - a novel by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody, author.

The boxtrolls - a novel

When the Boxtrolls are targeted by Archibald Snatcher, who is bent on eradicating them, the kindhearted band of trolls must turn to their adopted charge Eggs and rich girl Winnie to bridge two worlds.

Sep 20, 2014
The brilliant world of Tom Gates by Pichon, Liz.

The brilliant world of Tom Gates

Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks, spilt water, lightening. Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, cartoons and thoughts, as well as comments from his long-suffering teacher, Mr Fullerton. After gaining five merits for his 'Camping Sucks' holiday story, Tom's work starts to go downhill, which is a pity, as he's desperate to impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him.

Sep 20, 2014
The case of the stolen sixpence by Webb, Holly, author.

The case of the stolen sixpence

Junior sleuth Maisie Hitchins, who lives in her grandmother's boarding house in Victorian London, uncovers an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies, and a fast-paced bicycle chase.

Sep 20, 2014
The cat at the wall by Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

The cat at the wall

When normal American middle-school student Clare dies and comes back as a cat in the middle of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, she wonders if she should even try to do what she can to help since, after all, she is just a cat.

Sep 20, 2014
The categorical universe of Candice Phee by Jonsberg, Barry, 1951- author.

The categorical universe of Candice Phee

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.

Sep 20, 2014
The circus goes to sea by Klise, Kate.

The circus goes to sea

Many surprises are in store when Miss Flora Endora Eliza LaBuena LaPasta invites Sir Sidney's Circus to travel and perform aboard her elegant ship, the SS Spaghetti.

Sep 20, 2014
The classroom - trick out my school! by Mellom, Robin, author.

The classroom - trick out my school!

When a second documentary crew arrives at Westside Middle School to film a renowned Hollywood designer's renovations, seventh-grader Trevor Jones is chosen to join the design team and faces a makeover of his own.

Sep 20, 2014
The composition by Skármeta, Antonio.

The composition

When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military dictatorship that is running his country.

Sep 20, 2014
The contract by Jeter, Derek, 1974- author.

The contract

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, eight-year-old Derek Jeter, who dreams of playing for the New York Yankees, learns what it takes to be a champion on and off the field.

Sep 20, 2014
The contract by Jeter, Derek, 1974- author.

The contract

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, eight-year-old Derek Jeter, who dreams of playing for the New York Yankees, learns what it takes to be a champion on and off the field.

Sep 18, 2014
The Double-cross by Burchett, Jan.

The Double-cross

Sep 20, 2014
The elevator ghost by Huser, Glen, 1943- author.

The elevator ghost

Babysitter Caroline Giddle has a knack for calming even the most rambunctious children of Blatchard Arms, by telling them ghost stories, which seem oddly familiar.

Sep 20, 2014
The fires of Calderon by Cummings, Lindsay.

The fires of Calderon

"Eleven-year-old Albert Flynn is trained to restore balance to the hidden earthly realms that have fallen into chaos and threaten to destroy the world"--

Sep 20, 2014
The Forbidden Flats by Eddleman, Peggy, author.

The Forbidden Flats

When an earthquake causes the deadly band of air that covers the post World War III Earth to begin to sink over the town of White Rock, twelve-year-old Hope must lead a team through the Bomb's Breath and across the Forbidden Flats to obtain the mineral which will save the town.

Sep 20, 2014
The fourteenth goldfish by Holm, Jennifer L., author.

The fourteenth goldfish

Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Sep 20, 2014
The graham cracker plot by Tougas, Shelley.

The graham cracker plot

Calamity ensues when almost twelve-year-old Daisy and her sometimes best friend Graham try to break Daisy's father out of prison.

Sep 20, 2014
The great rescue - Sam Silver, undercover pirate by Burchett, Jan.

The great rescue - Sam Silver, undercover pirate

When the Sea Wolf stops at a quiet island to make repairs, they are surprised to find the native people in need of help! They've been attacked and are now being held prisoner. The chief's son managed to escape and now he needs the Sea Wolf crew - and all Sam's Silver's cunning - to help him take his village back.

Sep 20, 2014
The howling ghost by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

The howling ghost

"Cindy is playing by the ocean with her younger brother, Neil, when a ghost appears out of nowhere and grabs the little boy and carries him away. Cindy tries to tell people what happened, but everyone assumes that Neil drowned. Cindy is left heartbroken, with no one to help her find her brother. Until Sally reads about what happened. Sally believes in ghosts-and she knows there are plenty of them to be found in Spooksville. With Adam and Watch, Sally goes to Cindy and promises to help get her br

Sep 18, 2014
The iron trial by Black, Holly, author.

The iron trial

Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.

Sep 20, 2014
The key that swallowed Joey Pigza by Gantos, Jack.

The key that swallowed Joey Pigza

"Everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey as he becomes the man of the house, looking after his new baby brother, taking care of his troubled mother, and seeking out his missing father"--

Sep 20, 2014
The lilac tunnel - my journey with Samantha by Falligant, Erin.

The lilac tunnel - my journey with Samantha

"What if you, as a girl trying to adjust to her new stepfamily, suddenly found yourself in Samantha's world at the start of the 20th century? Join Samantha on exciting adventures. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options in this multiple-ending story"--

Sep 20, 2014
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the devil's hound by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the devil's hound

Lizzie is now an established member of Fitzy's Circus, but when the circus arrives in Kensal Green they are plagued by accidents and sickness--and Lizzie needs to put her psychic talents to use to solve the mystery of a graveyard haunted by a devil hound.

Sep 20, 2014
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the mysterious phantom by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the mysterious phantom

In nineteenth-century London Lizzie Brown wants nothing more than to escape from the slums and her drunk, abusive father, so finding work and friends in a passing circus seems like a dream come true--but when she starts to have visions she finds herself confronting the mysterious phantom of London.

Sep 20, 2014
The mummy's curse by Chambers, Catherine, author.

The mummy's curse

The members of the time traveling club, SLIP, journey to ancient Egypt to uncover the truth about a mummy's curse.

Sep 18, 2014
The mysterious island by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.

The mysterious island

After using a helium-filled balloon to escape from the Confederate Army, five men find themselves being swept across the ocean by hurricane winds.

Sep 18, 2014
The mystery of the grinning gargoyle by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

The mystery of the grinning gargoyle

When the Aldens visit a university campus, they must solve a mystery involving an old library whose stone gargoyles seem to move on their own.

Sep 18, 2014
The mystery of the soccer snitch by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

The mystery of the soccer snitch

"A talented young soccer player in Greenfield is given the honor of being a child mascot at an international soccer tournament in Brazil, but when an anonymous letter insists that she doesn't deserve to go, the Aldens investigate"--

Sep 18, 2014
The Odd Squad - King Karl by Fry, Michael, 1959-

The Odd Squad - King Karl

"Nick and the rest of the Safety Patrol investigate a secret organization in order to save Karl from embarrassment"--

Sep 20, 2014
The orphan and the mouse by Freeman, Martha, 1956-

The orphan and the mouse

In 1949 Philadephia, Mary Mouse and an orphan named Caro embark on an adventure when they team up to expose criminals and make the Cherry Street Orphanage a safe haven for mice.

Sep 20, 2014
The popularity papers 7 - the less-than-hidden secrets and final revelations of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang by Ignatow, Amy, author, illustrator.

The popularity papers 7 - the less-than-hidden secrets and final revelations of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang

Sep 20, 2014
The princess and the foal by Gregg, Stacy.

The princess and the foal

"Princess Haya loves her family more than anything--especially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Hussein's house. So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Princess Haya is devastated. Knowing how unhappy she is and how much she loves horses, Haya's father, King Hussein, gives her a special present: a foal of her very own. And this foal changes Princess Haya's world completely"--

Sep 20, 2014
The prisoners of the thirteenth floor by Dahl, Michael, author.

The prisoners of the thirteenth floor

On the newly discovered thirteenth floor of the hotel, Charlie finds his missing friends and statues of the twelve Olympians, but when one statue goes missing Charlie must figure out where it is while keeping his friends safe.

Sep 20, 2014
The red pencil by Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.

The red pencil

"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement ofa wise elder"--

Sep 20, 2014
The scavengers by Perry, Michael, 1964-

The scavengers

With a neighbor's help, twelve-year-old Ford Falcon learns to survive in the harsh world outside the Bubble Cities by scavenging for items to use or trade--skills she needs when her parents unexpectedly go missing.

Sep 20, 2014
The sea monster by Burchett, Jan, author.

The sea monster

Sep 20, 2014
The secret path by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

The secret path

Sep 18, 2014
The secrets of Eastcliff-by-the-Sea - the story of Annaliese Easterling & Throckmorton, her simply remarkable sock monkey by Beha, Eileen.

The secrets of Eastcliff-by-the-Sea - the story of Annaliese Easterling & Throckmorton, her simply remarkable sock monkey

Relates an abandoned sock monkey's adventurous quest to reunite his owner with the one person she most longs to know.

Sep 20, 2014
The Slither sisters by Gilman, Charles.

The Slither sisters

Twins Sarah and Sylvia Price, two monsters in disguise at Lovecraft Middle School, are campaigning for student council with a secret plan to abduct the entire seventh grade, and Robert Arthur and his strange friends must stop their evil plot.

Sep 18, 2014
The Swap - A Novel by Shull, Megan, author.

The Swap - A Novel

When seventh-grader Ellie, who is having best-friend problems, and eighth-grader Jack, who is under tremendous pressure from his father, switch bodies and lives, they learn a great deal about themselves and the opposite sex.

Sep 20, 2014
The tales of Beedle the Bard by Rowling, J. K.

The tales of Beedle the Bard

A collection fairy tales for young wizards and witches. Each story is followed by observations on Wizarding history, personal reminiscences, and information on the story's key elements by Hogwarts headmaster, Albus Dumbledore.

Sep 20, 2014
The Terror of the Southlands by Carlson, Caroline.

The Terror of the Southlands

Westfield is now sailing the seas as the Terror of the Southlands, but when Miss Pimm is discovered missing, Hilary decides to find the Enchantress with the help of first mate Charlie, finishing school friend Claire, and the always intrepid gargoyle.

Sep 20, 2014
The terror of the tengu by Seven, John, author.

The terror of the tengu

When twenty-fifth century time-travelers Dawkins and Hypatia find a plastic artifact among the Neanderthals, it is an anomaly--but on their next assignment to Japan in 1595 they find much more significant evidence of tampering, using virtual reality to induce belief in a demon tengu, and causing mass hysteria.

Sep 20, 2014
The thirteenth mystery by Dahl, Michael, author.

The thirteenth mystery

Abracadabra, owner of the Abracadabra Hotel, has disappeared, and Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu team up again to solve the mystery of the hidden thirteenth floor and try to foil a theft that could cost the hotel millions.

Sep 20, 2014
The trouble with Abracadabra by Dahl, Michael.

The trouble with Abracadabra

When the great magician Abracadabra is challenged by the illusionist Theopolis, Charlie and Tyler must solve the mystery of how the illusions were done, or Abracadabra will forfeit the hotel.

Sep 20, 2014
The turtle of Oman - a novel by Nye, Naomi Shihab.

The turtle of Oman - a novel

When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.

Sep 20, 2014
The whispering skull by Stroud, Jonathan.

The whispering skull

"Lockwood & Co. are hired to investigate Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead, while Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in a ghost jar"--

Sep 20, 2014
The wizard and the wormhole by Dahl, Michael, author.

The wizard and the wormhole

Brack, owner of the Abracadabra Hotel, has disappeared at a critical time, and once again Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu team up to solve the mystery--they know he never left the hotel, but the only clues they have is a few words scrawled on a piece of paper and a clump of fake red hair.

Sep 20, 2014
The wizard and the wormhole by Dahl, Michael, author.

The wizard and the wormhole

When Brack and Ty go missing it is up to Charlie Hitchcock to find them before the evil magician Theopolis can take over the Abracadabra Hotel.

Sep 18, 2014
The Zoo at the Edge of the World by Gale, Eric Kahn, 1986-

The Zoo at the Edge of the World

"Marlin, a stutterer, can talk smoothly and freely with the jungle animals that populate his father's zoo in South America--until a mysterious man-eating black jaguar that his father catches and brings back home talks back"--

Sep 20, 2014
This journal belongs to Ratchet by Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

This journal belongs to Ratchet

Homeschooled by her mechanic-environmentalist father, eleven-year-old Rachel "Ratchet" Vance records her efforts to make friends, save a park, remember her mother, and find her own definition of "normal."

Sep 20, 2014
Twin spins! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Twin spins!

While Olivia takes on the responsibility of planning the school dance, Ivy learns that her Transylvanian grandparents want to send her to a vampire finishing school--and she is not allowed to tell Olivia about it.

Sep 20, 2014
Wade and the scorpion's claw by Abbott, Tony, 1952- author.

Wade and the scorpion's claw

"In this first in a series of six novellas in the Copernicus Legacy series, Wade travels to Hawaii and San Francisco in a race to find one of the twelve ancient relics"--

Sep 20, 2014
Watch out, Hollywood! - more confessions of a so-called middle child by Lennon, M. T. (Maria T.)

Watch out, Hollywood! - more confessions of a so-called middle child

The trials and tribulations of twelve-year-old Charlie C. Cooper, reformed bully, gifted hacker, and middle child, continue as Charlie tries to convert her overnight fame into a lucrative role on a television show.

Sep 20, 2014
Water planet rescue by Mass, Wendy, 1967-

Water planet rescue

"Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his taxi driver dad, and a talking cat named Pockets are on an intergalactic mission to save an underwater planet in peril"--

Sep 14, 2014
Where I belong by Hahn, Mary Downing.

Where I belong

"Eleven-year-old Brendan Doyle doesn't get along with his foster mother, he's failing fifth grade, and he's bullied mercilessly by a band of boys in his class. Then Brendan meets two potential friends--an eccentric old man and a girl from summer school--and he sees that there may be hope for him after all"--

Sep 20, 2014
Willie's redneck time machine by Robertson, John Luke.

Willie's redneck time machine

Sep 20, 2014