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A whole new ballgame - a Rip and Red story by Bildner, Phil.

A whole new ballgame - a Rip and Red story

"From the first morning with their odd new teacher fifth grade is full of shocking surprises for best friends Rip and Red"--

Aug 25, 2015
Digby O'day and the Great Diamond Robbery by Hughes, Shirley/ Vulliamy, Clara (ILT)

Digby O'day and the Great Diamond Robbery

Aug 25, 2015
Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo by Scieszka, Jon.

Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo

"Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity), and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of the human body"--

Aug 25, 2015
Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon / Tales from Deckawoo Drive by DiCamillo, Kate/ Van Dusen, Chris (ILT)

Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon / Tales from Deckawoo Drive

When she confronts a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost, animal control officer Francine Poulet questions her abilities.

Aug 25, 2015
The liberators by Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.

The liberators

During World War II, Nick talks his friend, Zachary, into joining him in Marine Corps' paratrooper combat unit for an adventure, but its soon clear that Zach is more serious about the war than Nick, until theyre assigned to a POW recovery team.

Aug 25, 2015
The accidental afterlife of Thomas Marsden by Trevayne, Emma.

The accidental afterlife of Thomas Marsden

At age twelve, grave robber Thomas Marsden discovers a boy who looks just like him in an unmarked grave and begins a journey of discovery as he learns of faeries trapped in London and their hope that he can return them to their realm.

Aug 26, 2015
The wolf wilder by Rundell, Katherine.

The wolf wilder

In the days before the Russian Revolution, twelve-year-old Feodora sets out to rescue her mother when the Tsar's Imperial Army imprisons her for teaching tamed wolves to fend for themselves.

Aug 26, 2015
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the fairy child by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the fairy child

When the circus arrives in Edinburgh, Lizzie finds herself in competition with a fraudulent medium and in the process meets the local wealthy mill owner and his very young orphaned niece Amelia, who becomes enthralled by the magic of the circus--and whenAmelia disappears during a "fairy hunt" while Lizzie was watching her, she finds herself under suspicion and needs to use her own visions to find the kidnapper and save the child.

Aug 26, 2015
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the ghost ship by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the ghost ship

Fitzy's Circus is invited to perform at Whitby by the Maharaja Duleep Singh, but they find the locals nervous and unfriendly, worried by the ghost ship that is apparently haunting the harbor of the small seaside town--and when a valuable necklace goes missing, the circus performers are immediately suspected, so it is up to Lizzie to use her psychic abilities to discover the true criminals.

Aug 26, 2015
The keeper by Baldacci, David, author.

The keeper

Vega Jane and her friend Delph have taken the map that Quentin Harris left them and set out from the town of Wormwood, determined to brave the Quag and find freedom on the other side--but the Quag was designed to keep the town people in, and it is filledwith bloodthirsty creatures and sinister magic, and it is not going to let them escape unscathed.

Aug 26, 2015
The Poe Annex by Shulman, Polly.

The Poe Annex

Sukie braves the twists and turns of the spooky Poe Annex at the New-York Circulating Material Repository to untangle ancient family secrets, find hidden treasure, and help the ghosts who are haunting her house.

Aug 26, 2015
The Sword of Summer by Riordan, Rick

The Sword of Summer

Aug 26, 2015
Sleeping beauty dreams big by Holub, Joan, author.

Sleeping beauty dreams big

Once upon a time, in faraway Grimmlandia ... Sleeping Beauty who just goes by her middle name, Rose has always been a daredevil. But according to her fairy tale, after her twelfth birthday Rose must avoid all sharp objects. That isn't easy at Grimm Academy, where enchanted items can also be dangerous. Rose will have to stay wide awake to keep out of trouble-and to find her magic charm!

Aug 27, 2015
Splash Dance by Ocean, Davy/ Blecha, Aaron (ILT)

Splash Dance

Aug 27, 2015
How to outswim a shark without a snorkel by Keating, Jess, author.

How to outswim a shark without a snorkel

After becoming the zoo's most popular student ambassador, Ana Wright, twelve, is starting to love her life when Ashley, her archenemy from school, volunteers at the new aquarium, and Ana finds her life turned upside-down again.

Aug 27, 2015
Flunked by Calonita, Jen, author.

Flunked

When petty thief Gilly, who lives with five younger brothers and sisters in a run-down boot, gets caught stealing, she is sentenced to three months at Fairy Tale Reform School, where all of the teachers are former villains, including the Big Bad Wolf, the Evil Queen, and Cinderella's Wicked Stepmother.

Aug 27, 2015
The mystery of the cursed poodle by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

The mystery of the cursed poodle

Is the stuffed poodle in Puddleford Museum really cursed?

Aug 27, 2015
The blackthorn key by Sands, Kevin.

The blackthorn key

In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.

Aug 27, 2015
Like a river - a Civil War novel by Wiechman, Kathy Cannon, author.

Like a river - a Civil War novel

Leander and Polly are two teenage Union soldiers who carry deep, dangerous secrets. Leander is underage when he enlists and Polly follows her father into war disguised as his son. The war proves life changing for both as they survive incredible odds. Leander struggles to be accepted as a man and loses his arm as a consequence. Polly mourns the death of her father, endures Andersonville Prison, and narrowly escapes the Sultana steamboat disaster. As the lives of these young, brave soldiers inters

Aug 27, 2015
Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to planet girl by Greenwald, Tom.

Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to planet girl

"Everyone has a girlfriend except Charlie Joe! But he won't be left in the dust. Look out for make-ups, break-ups, and hilarious romance tips as Charlie Joe figures out this crazy little thing called love"--

Aug 27, 2015
The Flinkwater Factor by Hautman, Pete

The Flinkwater Factor

Aug 27, 2015
Buckle and Squash - the perilous princess plot by Courtauld, Sarah, author.

Buckle and Squash - the perilous princess plot

This is the story of two very different sisters--Eliza, who longs to ride into battle against villains and dragons, and Lavender, who would give anything to be a pampered princess. Before the end of the story both of them have had a chance to fulfill their dreams, though not quite in the way they intended. Accompanied by their depressed goat, Gertrude, with their granny's warnings about the Black Death ringing in their ears, they head out into the forest and come face to face with an evil count

Aug 27, 2015
Luna by Hapka, Cathy, author.

Luna

In the Netherlands in 1855, May, a young member of a circus family who is not permitted to perform because of a twisted foot, bonds with a local Friesian farm horse that she names Luna, and together the two perform a heroic act that changes their futures for the better. Includes facts about Friesian horses.

Aug 28, 2015
The last ever after by Chainani, Soman, author.

The last ever after

While the two former best friends are separated, villains from the past attempt to create a new realm with Sophie as their queen, leaving only Agatha and Tedros to fight against the forces of evil.

Aug 28, 2015
Stella Batts - superstar by Sheinmel, Courtney, author.

Stella Batts - superstar

Stella gets a chance to audition for her favorite television show when she meets a casting director who thinks she is perfect for the role, so she rehearses her lines until she know the part by heart, but the audition does not go as planned.

Aug 28, 2015
Return of the rainbow griefers by Morgan, Winter, author.

Return of the rainbow griefers

"Violet and Noah's village is celebrating the new amusement park opening in town. Everyone is enjoying the fun rides and tasty food. But when Noah spots a rainbow griefer in the village carrying blocks of TNT, the celebration suddenly stops. Before the townspeople can do anything about the dangerous interloper, the roller coaster explodes! The accident with the roller coaster is blamed on Noah and Violet's frequent enemy, Daniel. The duo must stop Daniel and his new crop of rainbow griefers befo

Aug 28, 2015
The Blackthorn key by Sands, Kevin, author.

The Blackthorn key

In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.

Aug 28, 2015
Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to Planet Girl by Greenwald, Tom.

Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to Planet Girl

"Everyone has a girlfriend except Charlie Joe! But he won't be left in the dust. Look out for make-ups, break-ups, and hilarious romance tips as Charlie Joe figures out this crazy little thing called love"--

Aug 28, 2015
The copper gauntlet by Black, Holly, author.

The copper gauntlet

Callum Hunt's life has been difficult ever since he was admitted to the Magisterium, since his father suspects him of being evil, and his closest companion is a Chaos-ridden wolf--but when he discovers that his father may be trying to destroy both him and Havoc, he escapes back to the magical world and he and his friends Aaron and Tamara, become involved in the search for the stolen Alkahest, a copper gauntlet with dangerous powers.

Aug 28, 2015
The Flinkwater factor - a novel in five thrilling episodes by Hautman, Pete, 1952-

The Flinkwater factor - a novel in five thrilling episodes

Thirteen-year-old Ginger investigates a series of weird events taking place in her home town of Flinkwater, Iowa, beginning with people falling into comas while using their computers.

Aug 28, 2015
Splash dance by Ocean, Davy, author.

Splash dance

Harry Hammer is determined to win a Fintendo game system in the school's dance contest, but first he needs to learn how to dance.

Aug 28, 2015
The golden vendetta by Abbott, Tony, 1952- author.

The golden vendetta

"It's been two months since the Kaplan family hunted down the Serpens relic, but when the evil Galina Krause suddenly and violently reappears, Wade, Darrell, Lily, and Becca have no choice but to face her again. Now they must race to find an artifact said to be crafted by Leonardo da Vinci himself--perhaps the strangest Guardian of all. Along the way, they uncover another layer to Galina's sinister endgame . . . and there might not be enough time to stop it"--

Aug 28, 2015
Guys Read Terrifying Tales by Scieszka, Jon/ Gidwitz, Adam/ Stine, R. L./ Pilkey, Dav/ Buckley, Michael

Guys Read Terrifying Tales

Aug 28, 2015
Green thumbs-up! by Meyerhoff, Jenny.

Green thumbs-up!

Third-grader Anna has had trouble making friends since her family moved from a small town in New York to Chicago, but a group project at school leads to new opportunities, including friendships, a club, and a garden she can work in, just like in her lasthome.

Aug 28, 2015
Max - best friend, hero, marine by Shotz, Jennifer Li, author.

Max - best friend, hero, marine

When Justin's family adopts the military canine that was handled by Justin's departed brother, Kyle, Justin helps the troubled dog recover from the trauma it suffered in Afghanistan when Kyle was killed as the two investigate how Kyle died.

Aug 28, 2015
Lost in Rome by Callaghan, Cindy, author.

Lost in Rome

"Lucia "Lucy" Rossi thought she was going to be a camp counselor for the summer, but, thanks to a very fortunate twist, she ends up in Rome, Italy, helping out at her aunt's restaurant, Amore Pizzeria. Lucy can't wait to see some ruins, eat all the gelato she can, and maybe say a few buongiornos to some cute Italian boys. But Lucy arrives to Italian trouble. Her aunt is in danger of losing her business, thanks to a flashy new pizzeria down the road that is all style, but no substance. In order t

Aug 28, 2015
Goodbye stranger by Stead, Rebecca, author.

Goodbye stranger

As Bridge makes her way through seventh grade on Manhattan's Upper West Side with her best friends, curvacious Em, crusader Tab, and a curious new friend--or more than friend--Sherm, she finds the answer she has been seeking since she barely survived an accident at age eight: "What is my purpose?"

Aug 28, 2015
Escape from Baxter's barn by Bond, Rebecca, 1972- author, illustrator.

Escape from Baxter's barn

When Burdock, a young barn cat, sneaks into the house to get warm, he hears that the farmer, Dewey Baxter, has terrible plans that'll endanger all the animals, and he leads them in an attempt to escape before it's too late.

Aug 28, 2015
Are you thinking what I'm thinking? by Payton, Belle, author.

Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Wondering if there is some truth to their brother's claims that they have a telepathic bond after a series of strange coincidences, twins Alex and Ava test their mind-reading skills to see if they can use the ability to their advantage.

Aug 28, 2015
Foulsham by Carey, Edward, 1970- author, illustrator.

Foulsham

"At the Iremonger mansion, set in the trash heaps of an alternate Victorian London, Grandfather Umbitt Iremonger has found a way to make objects assume the shapes of people, and how to turn people into objects. Will outcast grandson Clod--transformed into a gold coin--and servant girl Lucy (now a discarded button) be found and returned to human form?"--

Aug 28, 2015
Full cicada moon by Hilton, Marilyn.

Full cicada moon

In 1969 twelve-year-old Mimi and her family move to an all-white town in Vermont, where Mimi's mixed-race background and interest in "boyish" topics like astronomy make her feel like an outsider.

Aug 28, 2015
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight by Nimmo, Jenny.

Charlie Bone and the Red Knight

Charlie and the Children of the Red King must call upon all of their strength to defeat the darkness and finally learn the fate of Charlie's family, the evil intentions of the Bloors, what has become of Septimus Bloor's will, and the destiny of the Red King's heirs.

Aug 28, 2015
Erec Rex. 2, The monsters of Otherness by Kingsley, Kaza.

Erec Rex. 2, The monsters of Otherness

Twelve-year-old Erec Rex discovers the hard way that doing what is right is not always easy when he delves into the very Substance from which our world is woven to save the baby dragons of Alypium, a magical kingdom he might one day rule.

Aug 28, 2015
Malcolm under the stars by Beck, W. H., 1970- author.

Malcolm under the stars

When a rare coin and a strange code are uncovered in McKenna School, Malcolm and the other classroom pets of the Midnight Academy take on their most challenging assignment yet and, through their investigations, they just might save the school from closing.

Aug 28, 2015
Brilliant by Doyle, Roddy/ Hughes, Emily (ILT)

Brilliant

Aug 28, 2015
Bridget Wilder, spy-in-training / Spy-in-training by Bernstein, Jonathan (Journalist).

Bridget Wilder, spy-in-training / Spy-in-training

"An adopted middle child receives an unexpected package on an otherwise unremarkable birthday inviting her to join a super-secret division of the CIA"--

Aug 28, 2015
The Book of Kings by Voigt, Cynthia/ Bruno, Iacopo (ILT)

The Book of Kings

Aug 28, 2015
The bamboo sword by Preus, Margi.

The bamboo sword

In Japan in 1853, at the time of U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's visit to Japan, Yoshi, a young Japanese boy who dreams of becoming a samurai one day, learns about America from Majiro and has adventures with Jack, a young cabin boy aboard one of the U.S. ships. Includes historical notes and glossary.

Aug 28, 2015
Balancing act by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Balancing act

In this collection of four previously published works Chloe, winner of the Teen Design Diva contest, embarks on her prize--an internship with a famous fashion designer in New York City.

Aug 28, 2015
The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Cottrell Boyce, Frank

The Astounding Broccoli Boy

Aug 28, 2015
The Arendelle Cup by David, Erica/ Legramandi, Francesco (ILT)/ Matta, Gabriella (ILT)/ Razzi, Manuela (ILT)/ Robinson, William (ILT)

The Arendelle Cup

Aug 28, 2015
"Why is this night different from all other nights?" by Snicket, Lemony, author.

"Why is this night different from all other nights?"

Young Lemony Snicket investigates when the nightly train that goes to the city is instead redirected to a mysterious alternate location.

Aug 28, 2015
Charlie and the grandmothers by Towell, Katy.

Charlie and the grandmothers

When fearful twelve-year-old Charlie and his bolder younger sister are sent to visit a grandmother they never knew they had, they discover a dark secret.

Aug 28, 2015
Old wolf - a fable by Avi, 1937- author.

Old wolf - a fable

"A wolf and bird must fight the starving time and find food, while a human boy learns to hunt"--

Aug 28, 2015
The wolf wilder by Rundell, Katherine, author.

The wolf wilder

In the days before the Russian Revolution, twelve-year-old Feodora sets out to rescue her mother when the Tsar's Imperial Army imprisons her for teaching tamed wolves to fend for themselves.

Aug 28, 2015
Princess Pistachio and the pest by Gay, Marie-Louise, author, illustrator.

Princess Pistachio and the pest

Forced to abandon exciting plans with her friends and take baby Penny to the park, Pistachio is sure her first day of summer holidays will be boring. But keeping Penny out of trouble proves to be more exciting than Pistachio expected.

Aug 28, 2015
Rain forest relay by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Rain forest relay

When Russell entered the race, he knew it was going to be a wild ride. Especially the first race course! He'd been studying up on the Amazon's animals and culture forever. But nothing could prepare him or his teammates for what they'd find in the rain forest: raging rapids, poisonous venom, and sneaky competitors who'd do anything to win. Can the red team work together to make it to the finish line in one piece? Each chapter in this action-packed adventure series is bursting with totally true fa

Aug 28, 2015
The mean girl meltdown by Eyre, Lindsay, author.

The mean girl meltdown

Fourth-grader Sylvie Scruggs is old enough to join her town's new junior ice-hockey team, and she is a really good skater, even if she does have a tendency to close her eyes when she shoots, but fifth-grader Jamie Redmond does not like younger kids on the team, and when someone starts pulling pranks on Sylvie she is convinced that Jamie is responsible--and she enlists the help of her friends to prove it and get even.

Aug 28, 2015
Mighty Boy by Sonenklar, Carol.

Mighty Boy

When he gets a chance to meet his hero, the television character Mighty Boy, Howard Weinstein discovers his own strengths that help him handle the bully in his new fourth grade class.

Aug 28, 2015
Operation Pucker Up by Alpine, Rachele, 1979- author.

Operation Pucker Up

Grace Shaw is thrilled when she wins the lead role in her school play, Snow White, until she realizes she'll have to kiss Prince Charming...on the lips! Grace has never been kissed, so her two friends create Operation Pucker Up, a plan for Grace to score a kiss before opening night so she won't make a total fool of herself in front of a live audience.

Aug 28, 2015
Operation orca by Roy, Ron, 1940-

Operation orca

"Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose must solve a mystery when they go whale watching in Alaska"--

Aug 28, 2015
On the trail by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

On the trail

"Four best friends--Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby--travel to Never Land, where they find adventure, friendship, and mystery! When the girls realize that animal talent fairy Fawn is missing, the search is on"--

Aug 28, 2015
Out of bounds by Bowen, Fred, author.

Out of bounds

Will eighth grade soccer forward Nate Osborne choose good sportsmanship over winning the game?

Aug 28, 2015
Power of the fire dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Power of the fire dragon

When the king decides to take the dragons to Arkwood to visit Queen Rose, Rori, Drake, and their dragons are left behind--so when the evil wizard Maldred attacks the castle riding a giant four-headed dragon that spits poison, the two young dragon masters and their dragons are forced to defend the castle by themselves.

Aug 28, 2015
A Pack Divided by Hunter, Erin/ Kubinyi, Laszlo (ILT)

A Pack Divided

Aug 28, 2015
A Curious Tale of the In-between by De Stefano, Lauren

A Curious Tale of the In-between

Aug 28, 2015
Currents by Smolik, Jane Petrlik, author.

Currents

In 1854 eleven-year-old Bones is a slave in Virginia who sends a bottle holding her real name and a trinket from her long-lost father down the James River--the currents carry it far away, ultimately uniting the lives of three young girls.

Aug 28, 2015
Dead Air by Schusterman, Michelle/ Olesh, Stephanie (ILT)

Dead Air

Aug 28, 2015
The Day the Mustache Took over by Katz, Alan/ Easler, Kris (ILT)

The Day the Mustache Took over

Aug 28, 2015
Dark tide by Donnelly, Jennifer.

Dark tide

"Astrid struggles with a shameful secret, Ling discovers courage in a prison camp, and Serafina lines up allies to help fight the final battle for her underwater realm"--

Aug 28, 2015
Diary of a wimpy kid - old school by Kinney, Jeff, author.

Diary of a wimpy kid - old school

When his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free, Greg misses the comforts and conveniences of modern life.

Aug 28, 2015
The entirely true story of the unbelievable FIB by Shaughnessy, Adam, 1973-

The entirely true story of the unbelievable FIB

When eleven-year-old Pru and new boy ABE discover another world beneath their quiet town, where Viking gods lurk just out of sight, they must race to secure the Eye of Odin, source of all knowledge--and the key to stopping a war that could destroy both human and immortal realms.

Aug 28, 2015
Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods - 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness by Johnson, Hal/ Mead, Tom (ILT)

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods - 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness

Aug 28, 2015
Finders keepers by Tougas, Shelley.

Finders keepers

In Wisconsin, ten-year-old Christa and eleven-year-old Alex team up to search for the lost treasure of Al Capone near where Alex has just moved into his grandfather's house and Christa is spending what may be her family's last summer in their cabin.

Aug 28, 2015
The liberators by Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.

The liberators

When Nick Nardini enlists in the Marine Corps' new paratrooper combat unit at the start of World War II, he has to talk his best friend, Zachary Klecko, into joining him in what he sees as an adventure--but from boot camp on it is clear that Zach is much more serious about the war than Nick is, at least until they are assigned to one of the POW recovery teams on the Japanese mainland.

Aug 28, 2015
Randoms by Liss, David, 1966- author.

Randoms

"A twelve-year-old boy is chosen to join a four-person applicant team to work towards membership in the Confederation of United Planets, and stumbles across conspiracies resembling science fiction he's been a fan of his entire life"--

Aug 28, 2015
The secret room by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The secret room

Now that Kaz can finally pass through walls without feeling all "skizzy," he can go explore Beckett's secret room at the back of the library. What he finds there is a mystery he never expected!

Aug 28, 2015
Shadows of Sherwood - a Robyn Hoodlum adventure by Magoon, Kekla, author.

Shadows of Sherwood - a Robyn Hoodlum adventure

When Nott City is taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown, and her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Robyn Loxley flees for her life and joins a group of children trying to take back what is rightfully theirs in this futuristic retelling of Robin Hood.

Aug 28, 2015
There's a zombie in my bathtub by Winkler, Henry, 1945-

There's a zombie in my bathtub

"With Halloween approaching, Hank and his friends decide to watch a scary movie to get ready for the holiday. But the movie turns out to be a bit too scary for Hank, and suddenly he sees zombies every time he closes his eyes. Everyone says zombies are not real, but then people around him start moaning and acting like the undead, and he is not so sure. Hank is not taking any chances--not when there might be zombies on the loose!"--

Aug 28, 2015
The Sleepy Hollow mystery by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, author.

The Sleepy Hollow mystery

"In the town of Sleepy Hollow, the Aldens discover an old legend that's come back to life! Their friend's ghost-tour business is being disrupted by a spooky figure on horseback who throws pumpkins in the streets and frightens everyone. Has the headless horseman returned to haunt the town? The Boxcar Children must find out before the ghost tours are ruined!"--Jacket flap.

Aug 28, 2015
Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo by Scieszka, Jon, author.

Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo

"Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity), and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of the human body"-- Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon by DiCamillo, Kate, author.

Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon

When she confronts a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost, animal control officer Francine Poulet questions her abilities.

Aug 28, 2015
Digby O'Day and the great diamond robbery by Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author.

Digby O'Day and the great diamond robbery

When Digby O'Day and Percy vacation at a seaside resort, they get involved in a diamond heist and must track down the culprits in time to solve the mystery.

Aug 28, 2015
Change is in the air, Mallory by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Change is in the air, Mallory

Ten-year-old Mallory is not looking forward to the summer as her friends are either moving or away on vacation, but she soon learns that some changes can be good, and some things are forever.

Aug 28, 2015
Attack of the Man-Bat! by Black, Jake, author.

Attack of the Man-Bat!

Bruce Wayne is at a meeting in Brazil, when he hears that people are disappearing from the local villages, apparently victims of a legendary giant bat--but when Batman investigates he finds Man-Bat and Poison Ivy, and must find a way to stop them, and still come up with a plan to accomplish Ivy's goal of protecting the rainforest from destruction.

Aug 28, 2015
Anton and Cecil - cats on track by Martin, Lisa, 1965- author.

Anton and Cecil - cats on track

When cat brothers Anton and Cecil receive a message of distress from Hieronymus, they set out to rescue their rodent friend, catching a train going West--and on the way they will encounter huge bison, chattering prairie dogs, hungry coyotes, and the mostdangerous creature of all, a boy who wants to make Cecil his pet.

Aug 28, 2015
Confessions of an imaginary friend / A Memoir by Jacques Papier by Cuevas, Michelle.

Confessions of an imaginary friend / A Memoir by Jacques Papier

"When Jacques Papier discovers he's imaginary, he sets off on a journey to find his true home"--

Aug 28, 2015
After dark by Leck, James, author.

After dark

When fifteen-year-old Charlie Harker moves to the sleepy town of Rolling Hills, he hears rumors of strange creatures and discovers a mysterious illness spreading across town that may not be what it seems.

Aug 28, 2015
Amphitrite the bubbly by Holub, Joan, author.

Amphitrite the bubbly

A new mergirl shows up at Mount Olympus Academy-- and Poseidon just might be her perfect match in this seventeenth Goddess Girls adventure. Amphitrite is a mergirl with a big crush on Poseidon but will his quirks make her fall out of like?

Aug 28, 2015
Black Star of Kingston by Smith, S.D.

Black Star of Kingston

Aug 28, 2015
Bagels the brave by Stuchner, Joan Betty, author.

Bagels the brave

The Bernstein family heads off on a camping trip to Sasquatch Lake, only to encounter a series of mysterious occurrences.

Aug 28, 2015
Auggie & me - three Wonder stories by Palacio, R. J., author

Auggie & me - three Wonder stories

"These stories are an extra peek at Auggie, a boy born with extreme facial abnormalities, before he started at Beecher Prep and during his first year there. Readers get to see him through the eyes of Julian, the bully; Christopher, Auggie s oldest friend; and Charlotte, Auggie s new friend at school"--

Aug 28, 2015
Arthur Spiderwick's field guide to the fantastical world around you by DiTerlizzi, Tony.

Arthur Spiderwick's field guide to the fantastical world around you

Presents an introduction to the faerie world, examples of thirty-one faerie species such as boggarts, goblins, sprites and pixies, and instructions on how to prepare for faerie investigations.

Aug 28, 2015
Arctic freeze by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Arctic freeze

As the four members of Team Red begin the third stage of the race in Alaska, Dev must learn to focus and trust his instincts if he is going to help his team pull out a victory.

Aug 28, 2015
Appleblossom the possum by Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958- author.

Appleblossom the possum

A young possum strikes out on her own and winds up trapped in a human house before her brothers can rescue her.

Aug 28, 2015
Carly the school fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Carly the school fairy

"School is in session! Best friends Rachel Walker and Kirsty Tate are about to go head-to-head. Their schools are competing against each other in a big competition! There's going to be a spelling bee and a science fair, followed by a dance party for all the students. But Carly the School Fairy swoops in on high alert--Jack Frost has taken her magic items and is up to no good. Rachel and Kirsty have to put their heads together and save the competition! Find the magic objects in all three stories

Aug 28, 2015
The disappearance of Diana Dumpling by Pankhurst, Kate author.

The disappearance of Diana Dumpling

"Mariella Mystery is back, and in this seventh installment of the bestselling series, she's on a quest to save…LUNCH! No mysterious mystery or perplexing problem is too hot to handle for this super sleuth-y youngster and her gal pals. Mariella writes down clues as she investigates, and the most telling observations and drawings line the pages of her journals. It's the perfect recipe for cracking cases, and that's good--because she'll need a heaping helping of them when beloved lunch lady, Diana

Aug 28, 2015
The elementia chronicles. Book 1, Quest for justice by Wolfe, Sean Fay, 1997- author.

The elementia chronicles. Book 1, Quest for justice

"New players join the game Minecraft every day. But dark forces are at work on the Elementia server, and when Stan, Kat, and Charlie arrive on the scene, they quickly find themselves in peril. The King has passed a law banishing all lower-level players from the server by the next Proclamation Day. Anyone who tries to help the noobs will be silenced. With the natural forces of the game closing in and the King's deadline approaching, Stan, Kat, and Charlie must work together to unravel the mysteri

Aug 28, 2015
Gargoyle Hall - an Araminta Spookie adventure by Sage, Angie, author.

Gargoyle Hall - an Araminta Spookie adventure

When strange moans and clanks echo down the halls of her boarding school, junior detective Araminta is determined to solve the mystery.

Aug 28, 2015
Friends for life by Norriss, Andrew, author.

Friends for life

Francis Meredith is a boy who is interested in fashion and costuming, which has made him a target at school, but when he meets Jessica and Andi his life begins to change--Andi is an athletic girl with a reputation for fighting and family in the fashion business, and Jessica is a ghost who has no idea how she died.

Aug 28, 2015
Firefly Hollow by McGhee, Alison, 1960-

Firefly Hollow

Because their dreams of daring adventures go against the cautious teachings of their nations, Firefly and Cricket set out on their own, find a home with kindly Vole, and together help a grieving "miniature giant" named Peter.

Aug 28, 2015
George by Gino, Alex, author.

George

"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. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part . . . because she's a boy. With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so

Aug 28, 2015
Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 8, The phoenix of destiny - an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 8, The phoenix of destiny - an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure

Geronimo Stilton is summoned back to the Kingdom of Fantasy, but he finds Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, surrounded by dark fairies and behaving very coldly--and it is up to Geronimo to figure out just what is going on and find the allies he needs to free Blossom from the evil spell that is affecting her.

Aug 28, 2015
Geronimo Stilton, spacemice. 5, Rescue rebellion by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Geronimo Stilton, spacemice. 5, Rescue rebellion

Traveling to the planet Jurassix to warn its inhabitants of an imminent comet strike, Geronimo Stilton and his crew encounter ferocious, dinosaur-like beasts who have an appetite for rodents.

Aug 28, 2015
The ghost of Juniper Creek by Gilmore, Grace.

The ghost of Juniper Creek

Logan and his friend, Anthony, spy something white high in the trees near the water, and after a neighbor confirms what Logan's older brother, Drew, told them about the Ghost of Juniper Creek, they summon all of their courage to set a trap.

Aug 28, 2015
Ghostlight by Gensler, Sonia, author.

Ghostlight

A summer film project turns spooky when the setting turns out to actually be haunted.

Aug 28, 2015
Great reef games by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Great reef games

Sage is used to being the fastest runner, the quickest climber, and the strongest swimmer around. And she's also used to taking charge. But when the second race course has the red team diving underwater to explore the Great Barrier Reef, it's trusting her teammates that matters most. It's sink or swim time....Each chapter in this action-packed adventure series is bursting with totally true facts about wild and wonderful creatures, dangerous habitats, maps, and more!

Aug 28, 2015
Harriet the invincible by Vernon, Ursula, author.

Harriet the invincible

Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.

Aug 28, 2015
Hephaestus and the island of terror by Holub, Joan, author.

Hephaestus and the island of terror

"Fresh off their adventure with Crius's Cronies, the Olympians set out for the island of Lemnos, and there's a reason they receive warnings as they travel: Warriors holding intricate weapons greet them as soon as they come ashore! Then they meet Hephaestus, the leader of the island who they quickly realize is actually one of them--the Olympian they were meant to find. But Hephaestus isn't so sure he wants to leave with the Olympians. After all, life is pretty good on Lemnos, and he loves being i

Aug 28, 2015
Night on fire by Kidd, Ronald, author.

Night on fire

"Personally I don't mind them coming here but they might bother some of my customers. Thirteen-year old Billie Sims has heard things like this all her life, from the grocer down the road, from her neighbors at church, from her parents. But Billie never understood what all the fuss was about. Why do blacks and whites have separate entrances to the bus station in her town of Anniston, Alabama? Why can't her friend Jarmaine, have a milk shake with her at Wikle's? When Billie hears about a group cal

Aug 28, 2015
A night divided by Nielsen, Jennifer A, author.

A night divided

When the Berlin Wall went up, Gerta, her mother, and her brother Fritz are trapped on the eastern side where they were living, while her father, and her other brother Dominic are in the West--four years later, now twelve, Gerta sees her father on a viewing platform on the western side and realizes he wants her to risk her life trying to tunnel to freedom.

Aug 28, 2015
The mystery of the Zorse's mask by Singleton, Linda Joy, author.

The mystery of the Zorse's mask

"The CCSC is back with another animal mystery to solve! Ever since they formed the Curious Cat Spy Club, Kelsey, Becca, and Leo have been perfecting their spy skills, from decoding messages to picking locks. So when a mysterious stranger arrives in town claiming to own Becca's beloved zorse, Zed the club is on the case! There's something suspicious about Caleb Hunter and the way Zed acts around him. Caleb seems charming, but Kelsey's not so sure. Could he be the one responsible for hurting Zed i

Aug 28, 2015
The mystery at the Calgary Stampede by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, author.

The mystery at the Calgary Stampede

"The Aldens are on a special vacation up north to see the Calgary Stampede -- a cowboy celebration of Canada's frontier spirit! There's a parade through the streets of Calgary, a spectacular stage show, and plenty of fun things to do. But behind the scenes at the festival, an important piece of jewelry goes missing. Can the Boxcar Children find the thief before the big show is ruined?"--Jacket flap.

Aug 28, 2015
Moving target by Gonzalez, Christina Diaz, 1969- author.

Moving target

Twelve-year-old Cassie Arroyo is a student in Rome, but her life changes when a secret organization, the Hastati, shoots her father--and she learns that she is a member of an ancient bloodline that enables her to use the Spear of Destiny, a legendary object that can alter the future.

Aug 28, 2015
Judy Moody & Stink - the wishbone wish by McDonald, Megan, author.

Judy Moody & Stink - the wishbone wish

Judy and Stink prepare for this year's "Turkey Trot," with the main prize being a juicy turkey, but they worry that if they don't win, the family won't have a Thanksgiving meal.

Aug 28, 2015
Percy Jackson's Greek heroes by Riordan, Rick author

Percy Jackson's Greek heroes

"Who cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? It takes a demigod to know, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on the all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes. Told in the funny, irreverent style readers have come to expect from Percy.--

Aug 28, 2015
The dark corner by Pike, Christopher, 1955- author.

The dark corner

Talked into venturing to the fearsome otherworld dimension of the Secret Path by Bum, who has learned of a super-fun place there, Adam and his friends ignore Sally's reservations and find more than they expect.

Aug 28, 2015
Lost by Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.), 1965- author.

Lost

Sarah Robinson and her family are shipwrecked on a remote and mysterious island. Their food is running out, and their fear is escalating as there is no sign of rescue. The mysterious girl they found unconscious at the beach is healing, and what she tells them about the strange island and especially about someone called the Keeper has the family on edge. When Sarah's dad and Marco's younger brother go missing, the mystery becomes dangerous. Now, it's a matter of life and death.

Aug 28, 2015
Stonebird by Revell, Mike, author.

Stonebird

When ten-year-old Liam moves house to be closer to his dementia-suffering grandma, he's thrown into an unfamiliar place, with a family that seems to be falling apart. Liam doesn't remember what his grandma was like before she became ill. He only knows the witch-like old woman who snaps and snarls and eats her birthday cards. He wants to fix it, but he can't. Walking his dog one day, Liam discovers an old stone gargoyle in a rundown church, and his life changes in impossible ways. The gargoyle is

Aug 28, 2015
The Maloneys' magical weatherbox by Quinlan, Nigel, author.

The Maloneys' magical weatherbox

When autumn fails to arrive at the end of summer, Irish siblings Nigel and Liz must battle for control of the seasons from the evil Mrs. Fitzgerald.

Aug 28, 2015
Hot diggity dogs by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

Hot diggity dogs

When a new hot dog stand opens in town, dog-lovers Kate and Lucie rush to try it out. The food is great, but the owners' dachshunds, Ketchup and Mustard, soon disappear and it is up to the girls to save the day, while evading boys and preparing for the Bark-in-the-Park dog competition.

Aug 28, 2015
The thief of mirrors by Baccalario, Pierdomenico, author.

The thief of mirrors

A special meeting of the Enchanted Emporium's shopkeeper families is actually a deadly trap set by the evil Semueld Askell, but before he can come to the rescue Finley McPhee needs to figure out where the meeting is being held--a task made more difficult because his older brother refuses to return the magic key that rightly belongs to Finley as the defender of the Emporium.

Aug 28, 2015
Scarecrow's panic plot by Beatty, Scott, 1969- author.

Scarecrow's panic plot

After he falls into Scarecrow's trap, Batman is fitted with a helmet that slowly releases a fear-inducing gas, leaving him terrified of everything around him--even Robin and Nightwing, who are trying to save him.

Aug 28, 2015
Pan's realm by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

Pan's realm

Are there such things as fairies and gnomes? Leprechauns and elves? Most people, including Adam, would say no. But one day a whole herd of magical creatures invades Spooksville. At first they play childish pranks, and Adam and his friends are happy to welcome them. But quickly the pranks turn cruel, leaving Adam, Sally, Watch, and Cindy fighting for their lives.

Aug 28, 2015
Hotel Transylvania 2 - movie novelization by Deutsch, Stacia, author.

Hotel Transylvania 2 - movie novelization

"Everyone's favorite monsters are back for another exciting adventure in Hotel Transylvania! Join Dracula, Mavis, Johnny, Frankenstein, Wayne the Werewolf, Murray the Mummy, Invisible Man Griffin and more for a monster journey through forests, camps, and even Johnny's human hometown! Find out what happens when humans and monsters collide in this hilarious monster comedy!"--Back cover.

Aug 28, 2015
Princess Pistachio by Gay, Marie-Louise, author.

Princess Pistachio

Young Pistachio Shoelace thinks that she is actually a princess forced to live with adoptive parents and an annoying sister.

Aug 28, 2015
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Aug 28, 2015
Hoodoo by Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard), 1959-

Hoodoo

In 1930s Alabama, twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher is the only member of his family who seems unable to practice folk magic, but when a mysterious man called the Stranger puts the entire town at risk from his black magic, Hoodoo must learn to conjure to defeat him.

Aug 28, 2015
The hollow boy by Stroud, Jonathan.

The hollow boy

"Anthony, George, and Lucy investigate new hauntings, track down assassins, and a new assistant joins Lockwood & Co"--

Aug 28, 2015
Island of Graves by McMann, Lisa.

Island of Graves

The battles continue for young mage Alex and his friends as they search for Alex's abducted evil brother Aaron.

Aug 28, 2015
Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco by Rose, Judy

Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco

Aug 28, 2015
How Lunchbox Jones saved me from robots, traitors, and Missy the Cruel by Brown, Jennifer, 1972- author.

How Lunchbox Jones saved me from robots, traitors, and Missy the Cruel

"Luke Abbott's school is the losing-est school in the history of losing. And that's just fine for him. He'd rather be at home playing video games and avoiding his older brother Rob and the Greatest Betrayal of All Time. But now he's being forced to join the robotics team, where surely he'll help uphold the school's losing streak"--

Aug 28, 2015
Field trip by Paulsen, Gary.

Field trip

Ben and his twin classmates, Charlotte and Jacob, are missing a school field trip so Ben's father takes them, his new apprentice Brig, and the dogs on an adventure during which Ben manages to try out for a hockey academy against his parents' wishes and the twins turn the road trip into a learning experience.

Aug 28, 2015
I survived the Joplin tornado, 2011 by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

I survived the Joplin tornado, 2011

A young boy in the middle of one of the deadliest tornado to strike the United States since 1947.

Aug 28, 2015
The wild ones by London, C. Alexander, author.

The wild ones

After his parents are killed, Kit, a young raccoon sets off for the city with a stone that may be the key to finding the Bone of Contention, a legendary object that is proof of a deal giving the wild animals the rights to Ankle Snap Alley, which the dogs and cats--known as the flealess--want back and are willing to kill for.

Aug 28, 2015
Milo Speck, accidental agent by Urban, Linda.

Milo Speck, accidental agent

When Milo Speck enters Ogregon, a land populated with hungry ogres, enormous turkeys, children needing rescue, and his own, ordinary, salesman-father, his top priority is to escape--but only after thwarting a plot to turn children everywhere into ogre snack food.

Aug 28, 2015
The Marvels by Selznick, Brian, author, illustrator.

The Marvels

In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to found a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and iscaptivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences.

Aug 28, 2015
Chasing secrets by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- author.

Chasing secrets

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.

Aug 28, 2015
Emily Windsnap and the ship of lost souls by Kessler, Liz, author.

Emily Windsnap and the ship of lost souls

A class trip to a beautiful island is overshadowed by a local myth about a mysterious ship that may have ties to the lost city of Atlantis.

Aug 28, 2015
Fuzzy mud by Sachar, Louis, 1954- author.

Fuzzy mud

"Two middle-grade kids take a shortcut home from school and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world"--

Aug 28, 2015
Finding someplace by Patrick, Denise Lewis, author.

Finding someplace

The weekend she turns thirteen, aspiring clothing designer Teresa "Reesie" Boone is separated from her family by Hurricane Katrina but, during the horrific storm and its aftermath, begins to find strength in herself.

Aug 28, 2015
Mischief and malice by Amoss, Berthe, author.

Mischief and malice

In pre-World War II New Orleans, fourteen-year-old Addie goes to live with her Aunt Tootsie and Uncle Henry. She finds a mystery in the giant armoire filled with family heirlooms. It hides a terrible secret that could hurt her longtime friend, Tom, and his father, who just returned after several years.

Aug 28, 2015
Oliver Fibbs and the abominable snow penguin by Hartley, Steve, 1956- author.

Oliver Fibbs and the abominable snow penguin

Oliver's uncle, the famous explorer Sir Randolph is lost in the Antarctic, where an evil penguin is about to freeze the Earth forever...or is he? Partly in graphic novel format.

Aug 28, 2015
Raiders of the lost shark by Gardner, Lyn, author.

Raiders of the lost shark

Aug 28, 2015
School for sidekicks by McCullough, Kelly.

School for sidekicks

"Superhero geek Evan survives a supervillian's death ray, and is sent to the Academy for Metahuman Operatives. Unfortunately, instead of fighting bad guys, Evan finds himself blacklisted, and on the wrong side of the school's director. Can he convince his semi-retired has-been mentor to become a real hero once again?"--

Aug 28, 2015
The sixth man by Feinstein, John, author.

The sixth man

"New kid Max Bellotti has the talent to lead The Lions basketball team straight to victory, but Max he also has a secret that could disrupt their winning streak once it's exposed"--

Aug 28, 2015
The spaghetti yeti by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

The spaghetti yeti

Mariella and the Mystery Girls set out to discover if there really is a spaghetti-loving yeti living in the woods.

Aug 28, 2015
Trick or trap by Stine, R. L.

Trick or trap

On Halloween, Scott and Amanda plan to get revenge on their bullies by luring them into a supposedly haunted house filled with traps, but soon the house has plans of its own.

Aug 28, 2015
Stormstruck! by Macfarlane, John.

Stormstruck!

Believing his parents are going to euthanize Pogo, a beloved golden Labrador that had belonged to his deceased brother, twelve-year-old Sam sets sail with the dog and gets caught in a terrible storm along with Magnus, a hermit, and his pet tern, Fuego, whom they meet on an island.

Aug 28, 2015
Yard war by Kitchings, Taylor, author.

Yard war

Twelve-year-old Trip Westbrook lives in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964 and discovers the underlying racism in his family and neighborhood when he invites his maid's son Dee to play football in the yard.

Aug 28, 2015
Until I find Julian by Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Until I find Julian

"Mateo's big brother Julian works in the United States. When the family doesn't hear from Julian for a few weeks, Mateo sneaks out and journeys north to find him, crossing the border with the help of a new friend, Angel"--

Aug 28, 2015
The Nether Attack by Morgan, Winter

The Nether Attack

Aug 28, 2015
A nearer moon by Crowder, Melanie, author.

A nearer moon

Long ago the dam formed, the lively river turned into a swamp, and the wasting illness came to Luna's village, and now that her little sister is sick Luna will do anything to save her, even offer herself to the creature that lives in the swamp on the dayof the nearer moon--a lonely and bitter water sprite who was left behind when her people fled through a door to another world.

Aug 28, 2015
Icebreaker by Tanner, Lian, author.

Icebreaker

"Petrel is an outcast on the ancient ship, an icebreaker, that has been following the same course for 300 years. In that time, the ship's crew has forgotten its original purpose and broken into three warring tribes. Everyone has a tribe except Petrol. Nicknamed the Nothing Girl, Petrel has been ostracized ever since her parents were thrown overboard as punishment for a terrible crime. But Petrel is a survivor. She lives in the ship's darkest corners, and trusts no one except two large gray rats

Aug 28, 2015
Jurassic World, special edition junior novelization by Lewman, David, author.

Jurassic World, special edition junior novelization

When the scientists at Jurassic World engineer a new, more deadly dinosaur, things go awry and everyone at the park is in danger.

Aug 28, 2015
Spirit animals, fall of the beasts. 1, Immortal guardians by Schrefer, Eliot, 1978- author.

Spirit animals, fall of the beasts. 1, Immortal guardians

When an ancient dark force emerges from a centuries-long slumber, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan must stop it from sweeping through Erdas and destroying their spirit animals--and the world.

Aug 28, 2015
The tomb robber and King Tut by Gauch, Sarah, author.

The tomb robber and King Tut

Hassan, grandson of tomb robbers, joins the dig of King Tut's tomb, but must show honesty to continue working.

Aug 28, 2015
A whole new ballgame - a Rip and Red story by Bildner, Phil.

A whole new ballgame - a Rip and Red story

"From the first morning with their odd new teacher fifth grade is full of shocking surprises for best friends Rip and Red"--

Aug 28, 2015
Pieces of why by Going, K. L. (Kelly L.), author.

Pieces of why

Twelve-year-old Tia lives in a white slum in New Orleans with her mother, and her whole world revolves around singing in the gospel choir with her best friend, Keisha--but when practice is interrupted by a shooting outside the church, and a baby is killed, Tia finds that she cannot sing, and she is forced to confront her feelings about her incarcerated father who killed a girl in a failed robbery years before.

Aug 28, 2015
A Pocket Full of Murder by Anderson, R. J.

A Pocket Full of Murder

Aug 28, 2015
Project Alpha by MacHale, D. J.

Project Alpha

Eight boys and girls compete for a spot on the space voyage that will search for a source to solve Earth's energy crisis.

Aug 28, 2015
Redeemed by Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Redeemed

Jonah was able to save all of time from collapsing but in doing so gained a twin brother, Jordan, who must learn what has happened and do his own part to save time--and his parents.

Aug 28, 2015
Secret of the Forbidden City by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Secret of the Forbidden City

"The Kidd children--including twelve-year-old twins Rebecca and Bickford--follow mysterious clues that take them from China to Germany, in the hopes of finding their missing father and the treasure that will finally free their kidnapped mother"--

Aug 28, 2015
The secrets to ruling school (without even trying) by Swaab, Neil, author, illustrator.

The secrets to ruling school (without even trying)

Self-proclaimed middle school expert and life coach Max Corrigan offers advice and practical tips on such topics as how and why to join cliques, how to deal with gym class, pretending to be sick, and acing tests without being caught cheating. Includes comic-style illustrations.

Aug 28, 2015
A Shiloh Christmas by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

A Shiloh Christmas

Aug 28, 2015
The seventh most important thing by Pearsall, Shelley.

The seventh most important thing

"In 1963, thirteen-year-old Arthur is sentenced to community service helping the neighborhood Junk Man after he throws a brick at the old man's head in a moment of rage, but the junk he collects might be more important than he suspects. Inspired by the work of American folk artist James Hampton"--

Aug 28, 2015
Switch by Law, Ingrid, 1970-

Switch

"Gypsy Beaumont's magical savvy switches to its opposite when she learns that her mean and decidedly non-magical grandma has Alzheimer's and is going to move in with her family"--

Aug 28, 2015
Soccer mania by O'Connor, Jane.

Soccer mania

As her third-grade class makes its selections for the "Graveyard of Boring Words" and learns about "superb synonyms," slow-footed Nancy enthusiastically plays on the soccer team, with the goal of just being mediocre, or maybe even a little better than average.

Aug 28, 2015
Took - a ghost story by Hahn, Mary Downing.

Took - a ghost story

"A witch called Old Auntie is lurking near Dan's family's new home. He doesn't believe in her at first, but is forced to accept that she is real and take action when his little sister, Erica, is 'took' to become Auntie's slave for the next fifty years"--

Aug 28, 2015
The tournament at Gorlan by Flanagan, John (John Anthony), author.

The tournament at Gorlan

Halt and Crowley, discovering that Morgarath has designs on the throne, must tread a dangerous path, one that leads them to the annual tournament at Gorlan, where a series of duels must be fought and won.

Aug 28, 2015
Triple Pet Trouble by McDonald, Megan/ Madrid, Erwin (ILT)

Triple Pet Trouble

Aug 28, 2015
When I Am Happiest by Lagercrantz, Rose/ Eriksson, Eva (ILT)

When I Am Happiest

Aug 28, 2015
The vanishing island by Wolverton, Barry.

The vanishing island

"A young boy named Bren sets out on the high seas with a mysterious admiral to search for a legendary map that leads to an object of unspeakable power"--

Aug 28, 2015
Kitchen chaos by Levine, Deborah A., author.

Kitchen chaos

When Liza suggests they all take a cooking class with the chef from her favorite cooking show for the project, the girls are on board, but they need an adult to take the class with them. It seems like the perfect opportunity to snag some quality time with their overscheduled, overstressed mothers, if they can convince them to sign up!

Aug 28, 2015
Looking for Winston by Green, Poppy.

Looking for Winston

"Sophie Mouse's brother, Winston, wants to help her build a fort in the woods, but Sophie Mouse tells him he should go home because he's too little. When she realizes that she could use his help, he's nowhere to be found!"--

Aug 28, 2015