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Flashpoint by Korman, Gordon

Flashpoint

Jul 25, 2014
Eternity by Pena, Matt De La

Eternity

Jul 25, 2014
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the mecha-monkeys from Mars by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the mecha-monkeys from Mars

A small mouse and his best friend, a giant flying robot, attempt to save the Earth when an evil Martian monkey and his mechanical creations attack.

Jul 25, 2014
He laughed with his other mouths by Anderson, M. T.

He laughed with his other mouths

"In this sixth Pals in Peril adventure, Jasper Dash is off into the universe to search for his long lost father!"--

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2014
Guinea dog 3 by Jennings, Patrick.

Guinea dog 3

"When Pedro admits that he has a paralyzing fear of water, his friends try to cheer him up with a pet. Only this one won't leave the water! The third installment of the Guinea Dog series"--

Jul 25, 2014
Ship of Dolls by Parenteau, Shirley

Ship of Dolls

Jul 25, 2014
Pay it forward - young readers edition by Hyde, Catherine Ryan.

Pay it forward - young readers edition

"Trevor McKinney, a twelve-year-old boy in a small California town, accepts his teacher's challenge to earn extra credit by coming up with a plan to change the world. His idea is simple: do a good deed for three people and instead of asking them to return the favor, ask them to 'pay it forward' to three others who need help"--

Jul 25, 2014
Rainbow Magic - The Ultimate Fairy Guide by Meadows, Daisy

Rainbow Magic - The Ultimate Fairy Guide

Jul 25, 2014
The four seasons of Lucy McKenzie by Murray, Kirsty, author.

The four seasons of Lucy McKenzie

Forced to spend time with her great aunt, Lucy discovers that the old house contains paintings that she can walk into, opening up a new world where Lucy meets three children that she befriends.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2014
The Turtle of Oman by Nye, Naomi Shihab

The Turtle of Oman

Jul 25, 2014
The outlaw of Sherwood Forest by Seven, John, author.

The outlaw of Sherwood Forest

Their latest adventure takes teenagers Dawkins and Hypatia back to thirteenth-century Nottingham and Sherwood Forest, but when they find a time-traveling device in a cave they find themselves far in the future--and closer to the forces that are tamperingwith time.

Jul 25, 2014
The locker ate Lucy! by Chabert, Jack, author.

The locker ate Lucy!

Only a week into his job as hall monitor and class protector, Sam Graves and his friends Lucy and Antonio are trying to uncover the secrets of Eerie Elementary, their living and malevolent school--and then Lucy gets eaten by her locker.

Jul 25, 2014
Life on Mars by Brown, Jennifer, 1972-

Life on Mars

Twelve-year-old Arcturus Betelgeuse Chambers' quest to find life on other planets seems at an end when his parents decide to move to Las Vegas, but while they look for a house he stays with his neighbor, an astronaut who soon becomes a friend.

Jul 25, 2014
Libby's Sweet Surprise by Schroeder, Lisa

Libby's Sweet Surprise

Jul 25, 2014
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up - Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One by DiCamillo, Kate/ Van Dusen, Chris (ILT)

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up - Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One

Jul 25, 2014
Judy Moody, mood Martian by McDonald, Megan, author.

Judy Moody, mood Martian

When it is "Backward Day," Judy must turn her usual sour mood upside down and be happy and nice for a change.

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 2014
A pinch of magic by Thorpe, Kiki.

A pinch of magic

Baking-talent fairy Dulcie helps Mia make treats for a neighborhood bake sale but must return to Never Land before they are done, and Mia may not be able to finish without her help.

Jul 25, 2014
Dash by Larson, Kirby

Dash

Jul 25, 2014
Blondie - Rapunzel's royal pony by Redbank, Tennant.

Blondie - Rapunzel's royal pony

Blondie loves being Princess Rapunzel's royal pony, but what will happen when Rapunzel gets another palace pet?

Jul 25, 2014
Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms by Rundell, Katherine/ Castrilln̤, Melissa (ILT)

Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms

Jul 25, 2014
Amelia Bedelia shapes up by Parish, Herman.

Amelia Bedelia shapes up

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

Jul 25, 2014
Always, Abigail by Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

Always, Abigail

Sixth grader Abigail, assigned a different homeroom than her two best friends and made only the alternate on the pom-pom squad, learns a lot about popularity and true friendship when paired with unpopular Gabby for a year-long "Friendly Letter Assignment."

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 2014
Beauty - Aurora's sleepy kitten by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Beauty - Aurora's sleepy kitten

Princess Aurora's kitten, Beauty, loves to sleep, but she promised Aurora she would stay awake for the star shower at midnight and now must find a way to stop herself from sleeping.

Jul 25, 2014
Anybody Shining by Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Anybody Shining

Jul 25, 2014
Courage for Beginners by Harrington, Karen

Courage for Beginners

Jul 25, 2014
Compass of dreams by Baccalario, Pierdomenico, author.

Compass of dreams

Life in the small town of Applecross has gotten stranger since the Lily family took over the magical Enchanted Emporium--but when animals start to vanish from the area, fourteen-year-old Finley McPhee finds himself caught up in the mystery of the missingSherwood Compass and the legend of the Green Man.

Jul 25, 2014
Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 - the eleventh epic novel by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 - the eleventh epic novel

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

Jul 25, 2014
The life and times of Benny Alvarez by Johnson, Peter, 1951-

The life and times of Benny Alvarez

As his English teacher focuses on poetry during the month of October, Benny faces down the smartest girl at school while also navigating his friendships and a difficult family life after his grandfather's multiple strokes.

Jul 27, 2014
Enchanted palace by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer) author.

Enchanted palace

After finding a magic box, Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine are whisked away to a fantasy world where they must help Trixi the pixie find six dangerous thunderbolts hidden by the land's evil queen.

Jul 27, 2014
Emma, sugar and spice and everything nice by Simon, Coco, author.

Emma, sugar and spice and everything nice

When Emma's brother Jake gets sick and must have his tonsils taken out, he only wants Emma at his side, but Emma is afraid of hospitals and must overcome her fear to help her brother.

Jul 27, 2014
Emma, smile and say "cupcake!" by Simon, Coco, author.

Emma, smile and say "cupcake!"

When both a wedding salon and a local department store want to use her as a model in their advertisements, Emma is suddenly very much in demand and realizes that being a model is much tougher than she thought it would be.

Jul 27, 2014
Viminy Crowe's comic book by Jocelyn, Marthe, author.

Viminy Crowe's comic book

When Wylder Wallace spills his lunch on Addy Crowe at ComicFest then discovers that her uncle is a steampunk comic artist, Wylder embarks on a series of adventures with Addy involving the loss of her pet rat and the unfolding of a comic book story.

Jul 27, 2014
Double trouble by Wells, Tina, 1980-

Double trouble

"The continuing adventures of seventh-grader Mackenzie Blue as she juggles her time and attention between her auditions for a new TV pilot, preparing for the twins her mother is expecting, and working on a science project with her maybe-crush"--

Jul 27, 2014
Mia's boiling point by Simon, Coco, author.

Mia's boiling point

Mia tries to make friends with Olivia, the new girl, but when Olivia makes fun of the other Cupcake Club girls and tells Mia she shouldn't hang out with them, Mia must make a decision about her new friendship.

Jul 27, 2014
Mermaid reef by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer) author.

Mermaid reef

When Queen Malice hides one of her awful thunderbolts on Mermaid Reef, it threatens to ruin the Sound of the Sea competition, so Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine dive in to save the competition and the famous Wishing Pearl before it's too late.

Jul 27, 2014
The map trap by Clements, Andrew, 1949-

The map trap

Sixth-grader Alton Ziegler loves maps, and when his portfolio of secret maps is stolen, he begins getting notes with orders that he must obey to get the maps back but, with the help of a popular classmate, he just might succeed before his teacher, principal, or someone else learns he has been studying and mapping things about them.

Jul 27, 2014
Zombie halloween by Stine, R. L.

Zombie halloween

Kenny Manzetti was the new kid in town. His family moved back in to an old house to help take care of his grandfather. Everyone in his new neighborhood is obsessed with zombies--even Grandpa Mo. But then a new family moves in next door and there choice in furniture is...interesting. Kenny is convinced that there is something strange about the new neighbors but his parents won't listen to him. So Kenny and his friends go in for a closer look. A bad idea on any day but definitely the wrong choice

Jul 27, 2014
Kidnapped by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

Kidnapped

Jul 27, 2014
Katie, sprinkles & surprises by Simon, Coco, author.

Katie, sprinkles & surprises

When Katie learns her mother's new boyfriend is her math teacher, Mr. Green, Katie is accused of getting special treatment in class, and it's the Cupcake Club to the rescue to help Katie deal with the rumors and the changes in her life.

Jul 27, 2014
Oliver and the seawigs by Reeve, Philip.

Oliver and the seawigs

"When Oliver's explorer parents go missing, he sets sail on the rescue mission with some new, unexpected friends"--

Jul 27, 2014
Dragon Fire by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

Dragon Fire

Jul 27, 2014
Copper magic by Gibson, Julia Mary.

Copper magic

"The year is 1906, and twelve-year-old Violet Blake unearths an ancient talisman--a copper hand--beside the stream where her mother used to harvest medicine. Violet's touch warms the copper hand and it begins to reveal glimpses of another time. Violet iscertain that the copper hand is magic--and if anyone is in need of its powers, it's Violet. Her mother and adored baby brother are gone, perhaps never to return. Her heartbroken father can't seem to sustain the failing farm on the outskirts of Pi

Jul 27, 2014
The Terrible Time Without Tilly by McKay, Hilary/ Scott, Kimberley (ILT)

The Terrible Time Without Tilly

Jul 27, 2014
A bird on water street by Dulemba, Elizabeth O, author.

A bird on water street

Jack loves everything about Coppertown except its thriving mining industry, which long ago drove nature out of the town, but when a strike threatens to close the mine, Jack's family and others may be forced to leave for new jobs and homes.

Jul 27, 2014
Lovingly Alice by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Lovingly Alice

Fifth grade is tumultuous for Alice as she tries to help herself and others through the many changes occurring at home and in school, including learning about sex when Rosalind gets her period.

Jul 27, 2014
Snow White lucks out by Holub, Joan.

Snow White lucks out

Worried that her stepmother may be a member of the E.V.I.L. society, Snow White joins her friends to stop the society's plans to destroy Grimm Academy, but her bad luck seems to be jinxing all of their efforts.

Jul 27, 2014
Secrets of the manor. Beth's story, 1914 by Whitby, Adele, author.

Secrets of the manor. Beth's story, 1914

Beth is excited for her twelfth birthday, when she will receive her great-grandmother's heirloom necklace as a gift, but when the necklace goes missing, Beth must learn the secrets of her manor house in order to clear the name of her maid and friend, Shannon.

Jul 27, 2014
Minion by Anderson, John David, 1975-, author.

Minion

"Michael Morn is a supervillain-in-training and the adoptive son of the brilliant criminal mastermind whose sense of right and wrong is thrown into question when a new superhero arrives in town"--

Jul 27, 2014
Just Grace gets crafty by Harper, Charise Mericle.

Just Grace gets crafty

"There's a new crossing guard in town named Marie who needs a bit of help making friends, a fun substitute teacher for Miss Lois, and most exciting, Grace and Mimi are going to have their own table at the craft fair"--

Jul 27, 2014
Grandpa's third drawer - unlocking Holocaust memories by Kopelman, Judy Tal

Grandpa's third drawer - unlocking Holocaust memories

"Young Uri finds the key to his grandpa's locked drawer and discovers poignant mementos from the Holocaust"--

Jul 27, 2014
Fire and ice by Hale, Shannon, author.

Fire and ice

Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan, supported by their spirit animals, follow a lead in the cold North only to arrive in a deceptively beautiful village where everything is not as it seems.

Jul 27, 2014
The doll graveyard by Ruby, Lois, author.

The doll graveyard

Jul 27, 2014
Blue sea burning by Rodkey, Geoff, 1970-

Blue sea burning

"In this final installment to the Chronicles of Egg trilogy, Egg and his friends must defeat the ruthless slave trader Roger Pembroke"--

Jul 27, 2014
The terrible time without Tilly by McKay, Hilary, author.

The terrible time without Tilly

Tilly never has time to tidy her messy bedroom because she is always too busy helping other people. So when she leaves home to visit her far-flung relatives, how will her family cope without her?

Jul 28, 2014
I'm not who you think I am by Kehret, Peg.

I'm not who you think I am

Thirteen-year-old Ginger becomes the target of a disturbed woman who believes that she is her dead daughter.

Jul 28, 2014
A lion to guard us by Bulla, Clyde Robert.

A lion to guard us

Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.

Jul 31, 2014
The actual & truthful adventures of Becky Thatcher by Lawson, Jessica.

The actual & truthful adventures of Becky Thatcher

In 1860, eleven-year-old Becky Thatcher, new to St. Petersburg, Missouri, joins the boys at school in a bet to steal from the Widow Douglas in hopes of meeting a promise to have adventures that she made her brother, Jon, before he died.

Jul 31, 2014
Ruby Goldberg's bright idea by Humphrey, Anna, author.

Ruby Goldberg's bright idea

Ruby is determined to win the gold with her fifth-grade science fair project, a Rube Goldberg machine to help her grandfather, but the real prize turns out to be something completely unexpected.

Jul 31, 2014
Minnie and Moo, hooves of fire by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Minnie and Moo, hooves of fire

To raise money for a down payment on a new tractor for Mr. and Mrs. Farmer, cow friends Minnie and Moo organize the First Annual Hoot, Holler, and Moo Talent Festival.

Jul 31, 2014
Wipeout of the wireless weenies and other warped and creepy tales by Lubar, David.

Wipeout of the wireless weenies and other warped and creepy tales

Thirty-three stories about clothes-eating bacteria, a zombie apocalypse, a monstrous butcher shop, and other frightening things. Includes notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories.

Aug 1, 2014
What's the Matter with Herbie Jones by Kline, Suzy

What's the Matter with Herbie Jones

Aug 1, 2014
Wade and the scorpion's claw by Abbott, Tony, 1952-

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"--

Aug 1, 2014
Viminy Crowe's comic book by Jocelyn, Marthe, author.

Viminy Crowe's comic book

It seemed to Wylder that every time he turned around, he was inside of a different scene, each is more fantastic than the last.

Aug 1, 2014
Puppy Party by Wilson, Anna/ Munro, Moira (ILT)

Puppy Party

Aug 1, 2014
Revealed by Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Revealed

Aug 1, 2014
Queen of rogues by MacDangereuse, T.T.

Queen of rogues

Fionna is excited to receive an invitation to millionaire P. Gumballs' party aboard a yacht, but she finds her worst fears realized when the Ice Queen shows up and challenges P. Gumball to a race across the ocean.

Aug 1, 2014
Penelope Crumb is mad at the moon by Stout, Shawn K.

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"--

Aug 1, 2014
No dogs allowed by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

No dogs allowed

Best friends and dog lovers Kate and Lucie live in apartments where dogs are not allowed, but a pair of unusual necklaces they find in a thrift store allow them to become dogs whenever they wish.

Aug 1, 2014
Nest by Ehrlich, Esther

Nest

Aug 1, 2014
Vero rising by Molinari, Laurice E., author.

Vero rising

"While living a seemingly ordinary life, a 12-year-old boy discovers his true identity of a guardian angel and must begin his intense training under the guidance of the archangels while still living his suburban life"--

Aug 1, 2014
The untamed scoundrel by MacDangereuse, T.T.

The untamed scoundrel

When Sir Jacobus Gooddog meets Lady Rainicorn at a ball, he and his loyal manservant must set sail to rescue her from an evil witch so that he and Lady Rainicorn can be married.

Aug 1, 2014
Truth and kisses by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Truth and kisses

Diary entries reveal thirteen-year-old April Sinclair's complicated best-friend/love triangle, her new friendship, a busy dance team schedule, and a closer relationship with Matt Parker that surprises her and everyone else.

Aug 1, 2014
The Terror of the Southlands by Carlson, Caroline/ Phillips, Dave (ILT)

The Terror of the Southlands

Aug 1, 2014
Stick Dog chases a pizza by Watson, Tom, 1962-

Stick Dog chases a pizza

"Is it a flying saucer? Is it a Frisbee? Or is it the best thing they've ever tasted? Stick Dog and his crazy canine crew have discovered a newfangled flavor--and it's even more delicious than hamburgers and hot dogs. It's pizza! And they won't be satisfied until they get some slices of their own. But it won't be easy. There's a kitten to rescue, a plan to make, and the messiest--and most dangerous--game of catch they've ever played. Pizza is on the menu, but only if their mission succeeds."--

Aug 1, 2014
Spirit's key by Cohn, Edith.

Spirit's key

Having finally developed the psychic ability her father has 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.

Aug 1, 2014
Space Taxi - Water Planet Rescue by Mass, Wendy/ Brawer, Michael

Space Taxi - Water Planet Rescue

Aug 1, 2014
The shadow lantern by Flavin, Teresa, author.

The shadow lantern

"When a mysterious oil lantern and a box of painted slides appear at Blackhope Tower, Sunni and Blaise are drawn back to the place where their adventures first began"--Publisher.

Aug 1, 2014
The secret of the key by Malone, Marianne, author.

The secret of the key

In the Art Institute of Chicago's miniature Thorne Rooms, the Thorne Rooms key and a mysterious set of rings lead Ruthie and Jack to new historical eras and a woman who went missing as a young girl.

Aug 1, 2014
Sammy Keyes and the Kiss Goodbye by Van Draanen, Wendelin

Sammy Keyes and the Kiss Goodbye

Aug 1, 2014
Oliver and the seawigs by Reeve, Philip.

Oliver and the seawigs

"When Oliver's explorer parents go missing, he sets sail on the rescue mission with some new, unexpected friends"--

Aug 1, 2014
Space Case by Gibbs, Stuart

Space Case

Aug 1, 2014
Skies like these by Hilmo, Tess.

Skies like these

While visiting her eccentric aunt who lives in Wyoming, twelve-year-old Jade befriends a boy who believes he is a descendant of Butch Cassidy.

Aug 1, 2014
Slaves of Socorro by Flanagan, John (John Anthony), author.

Slaves of Socorro

With their honor restored, Hal and his fellow Herons leave Skandia again on a new mission--to track down and stop Hal's nemesis, Tursgud, a bullying youth-turned vicious pirate and slave trader.

Aug 1, 2014
The witch's curse by Quinn, Jordan.

The witch's curse

"It's been raining non-stop for six whole days. Someone has cursed the Kingdom of Wrenly. Can Lucas and Clara figure out who's behind the evil spell and stop the villain before it's too late?"--

Aug 1, 2014
Unicorn valley by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer) author.

Unicorn valley

When the queen hides a thunderbolt in Unicorn Valley, Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine set out to destroy it, or else their new unicorn friends will never receive their golden horns.

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
Tales from a Not-so-happily Ever After by Russell, Rachel Reně

Tales from a Not-so-happily Ever After

Aug 1, 2014
The swap by Shull, Megan.

The swap

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.

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
Ollie and the science of treasure hunting - a 14-day mystery by Dionne, Erin, 1975- author.

Ollie and the science of treasure hunting - a 14-day mystery

While spending two weeks at Wilderness Camp on the Boston Harbor Islands, thirteen-year-old Ollie, short, half Vietnamese, asthmatic, and overweight, must find and protect hidden pirate treasure from those who would steal it for themselves.

Aug 1, 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"--

Aug 1, 2014
The outlaw of Sherwood Forest by Seven, John, author.

The outlaw of Sherwood Forest

Their latest adventure takes teenagers Dawkins and Hypatia back to thirteenth-century Nottingham and Sherwood Forest, but when they find a time-traveling device in a cave they find themselves far in the future--and closer to the forces that are tampering with time.

Aug 1, 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"--

Aug 1, 2014
Watch Out, Hollywood! - More Confessions of a So-called Middle Child by Lennon, Maria T.

Watch Out, Hollywood! - More Confessions of a So-called Middle Child

Aug 1, 2014
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the voodoo vultures from Venus by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the voodoo vultures from Venus

A small mouse named Ricky Ricotta and his best friend, a giant flying robot, save the world from Victor Von Vulture and his vicious Voodoo Vultures from Venus.

Aug 1, 2014
The Quest for the Diamond Sword - A Minecraft Gamer's Adventure by Morgan, Winter

The Quest for the Diamond Sword - A Minecraft Gamer's Adventure

Aug 1, 2014
Stop the presses! by Wise, Rachel.

Stop the presses!

"Sam's love of newsprint clashes with her love for the planet--and her BFF--in a Dear Know-It-All conflict of newsworthy proportions! When Sam hears Cherry Valley Middle School is "going green," she is delighted. Saving the Earth is very important to Sam, plus, she knows she can get a great story out of it. But that's before she finds out one of the environmentally friendly suggestions is to stop printing The Cherry Valley Voice! Who would dare to suggest that the school newspaper be published o

Aug 1, 2014
Numbed! by Lubar, David.

Numbed!

When a robot at the math museum zaps their math skills, sixth-grader Logan and his mischievous friend, Benedict, must pass a series of math challenges to retrieve their knowledge.

Aug 1, 2014
The river by Sanna, Alessandro, 1975- author, illustrator.

The river

"The River tells four stories about life on the Po River, one story for each of the four seasons"--

Aug 1, 2014
On Impact! by Ball, Nate/ Pamintuan, Macky (ILT)

On Impact!

Aug 1, 2014
Still life by West, Jacqueline, 1979-

Still life

"An old magic resurfaces in twelve-year-old Olive's house, and in order to save herself, those she loves, and all of Elsewhere, she must uncover the complex history of this eerie, painted world, its magical origins, and its creator"--

Aug 1, 2014
Teacher's pets by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

Teacher's pets

"The girls are dismayed when their teacher is out sick and they have a substitute. Mr. Z makes goofy jokes and can't keep the class under control. Worst of all, he doesn't say anything when mean Darlene makes fun of Kate and Lucie. Luckily, once the girls turn into dogs, Kate and Lucie learn they can save the day--and even make a new friend"--

Aug 1, 2014
Twice as nice by Oliver, Lin, author.

Twice as nice

Offered readmittance into the popular clique when they need her grades and extracurriculars to qualify for a new school club, Charlie, who was ostracized for siding against her friends on behalf of her twin, fears she is being used.

Aug 1, 2014
Swallows & amazons by Ransome, Arthur, 1884-1967.

Swallows & amazons

A story of four young children--John, Susan, Titty and Roger--who embark on an island adventure in their boat, the Swallow, and find themselves competing against another group of children sailing on the boat called Amazon.

Aug 1, 2014
Seven stories up by Snyder, Laurel.

Seven stories up

In 1987, while her mother sits in a Baltimore hotel at the deathbed of a grandmother twelve-year-old Annie never knew, Annie travels back fifty years and shares adventures with the lonely girl who will grow up to be her feisty grandmother.

Aug 1, 2014
Swatch out! by Taylor, Chloe, author.

Swatch out!

Spending her final days of summer vacation enjoying beach trips, concerts, and sewing projects, Zoey works on a surprise for her brother's rock band while struggling with her friends' problems, missing fabric swatches, and a surprise visitor.

Aug 1, 2014
Trash can nights - the saga continues by Steinkellner, Teddy.

Trash can nights - the saga continues

Four diverse junior high school students face adversity in the form of budding romantic relationships, gangs demanding proof of loyalty, feelings of insecurity, the quest for popularity in a new school, and more.

Aug 1, 2014
The time of the fireflies by Little, Kimberley Griffiths, author.

The time of the fireflies

When Larissa Renaud starts receiving eerie phone calls on a disconnected phone in her family's shop, Bayou Bridge Antiques, she finds herself directed to the river bank near her house, where a cloud of fireflies take her on a journey through time to learn the secrets of her family's past--and save their future.

Aug 1, 2014
The treasure map by Burchett, Jan, author.

The treasure map

When Harry Hopp wins a treasure map in a game of cards, Sam and his shipmates discover that the treasure is hidden in a labyrinth of caves that have cost many pirates their lives.

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
What Flowers Remember by Wiersbitzky, Shannon

What Flowers Remember

Aug 1, 2014
Lightning Rod faces the cyclops queen by Beakman, Onk, 1973- author.

Lightning Rod faces the cyclops queen

"He's the chiseled hero of the clouds... but even Storm Titans need a little help from their friends sometimes. Join Lightning Rod on his most electric adventure yet, as he travels beyond the Sea of Storms for an appointment with royalty. Cyclops royalty! Based on the characters from the smash-hit Skylanders video games, Lightning Rod faces the Cyclops Queen is the third novel in the incredible Mask of Power series."-- From back cover.

Aug 1, 2014
Copper magic by Gibson, Julia Mary.

Copper magic

"The year is 1906, and twelve-year-old Violet Blake unearths an ancient talisman -- a copper hand -- beside the stream where her mother used to harvest medicine. Violet is certain that the copper hand is magic--and if anyone is in need of its powers, it's Violet. Her mother and adored baby brother are gone, perhaps never to return. Her heartbroken father can't seem to sustain the failing farm on the outskirts of Pigeon Harbor, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Surely the magic of the copper hand c

Aug 1, 2014
Mia's boiling point by Simon, Coco, author.

Mia's boiling point

Mia tries to make friends with Olivia, the new girl, but when Olivia makes fun of the other Cupcake Club girls and tells Mia she shouldn't hang out with them, Mia must make a decision about her new friendship.

Aug 1, 2014
Herbie Jones by Kline, Suzy

Herbie Jones

Aug 1, 2014
Amy Namey in Ace Reporter by McDonald, Megan/ Madrid, Erwin (ILT)

Amy Namey in Ace Reporter

Aug 1, 2014
Beware the ninja weenies and other warped and creepy tales by Lubar, David.

Beware the ninja weenies and other warped and creepy tales

Thirty-three stories about stranded aliens, a horrifying cheesemaker, a boy with the power to make stars vanish, and other frightening things. Includes notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories.

Aug 1, 2014
The hole to China by Rex, Michael, author, illustrator.

The hole to China

"He's digging a hole to China, in his backyard. He found a free toilet in someone's garbage. He fell into a pigpen with a muddy mega-pig. Icky Ricky is up to his eyeballs in trouble--and ick"--

Aug 1, 2014
Galaxy's most wanted by Kloepfer, John.

Galaxy's most wanted

"When thirteen-year-old Kevin Brewer and his camp buddies summon an alien to earth, they know they'll win a blue ribbon in the science competition--but they don't expect to find themselves in the middle of an interstellar war"--

Aug 1, 2014
Frank Pearl in the Awful Waffle Kerfuffle by McDonald, Megan/ Madrid, Erwin (ILT)

Frank Pearl in the Awful Waffle Kerfuffle

Aug 1, 2014
Family ties - the theory, practice, and destructive properties of relatives by Paulsen, Gary, author.

Family ties - the theory, practice, and destructive properties of relatives

"'I'm the greatest family member you'll ever meet.' Kevin Spencer has a history of big ideas going completely awry. This time around, it's personal--suddenly he's kind of in charge of a double wedding in his backyard, and a whole tribe of wacky relatives is crowding him out of his own house"--

Aug 1, 2014
Earthquake, San Francisco, 1906 by Duey, Kathleen, author.

Earthquake, San Francisco, 1906

When two young strangers meet by chance on the day of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, they struggle to survive the terror of crumbling buildings, fire, looting, and chaos.

Aug 1, 2014
Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff - a Felony Bay mystery by Thompson, J. E.

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"--

Aug 1, 2014
Diary of a Girl Next Door- Betty by Del Rio, Tania/ Galvan, Bill (ILT)/ Gisele (ILT)

Diary of a Girl Next Door- Betty

Aug 1, 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"--

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
The case of the stolen sixpence by Webb, Holly.

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.

Aug 1, 2014
Bombs over London by Moss, Marissa.

Bombs over London

Instructed by her time-traveling mother to travel to World War I London and steal a German spy's briefcase, thirteen-year-old Mira enjoys meeting famous suffragists and such writers as Arthur Conan Doyle, but soon begins to struggle with whether the changes she has been working for are the right thing to do, or if history should be allowed to unfold without interference.

Aug 1, 2014
The Glassblower's children by Gripe, Maria, 1923-2007.

The Glassblower's children

The glassblower and his wife live happily until the prophecy that their children will disappear comes true.

Aug 1, 2014
The Banana Bunch and the magic show by Ziefert, Harriet.

The Banana Bunch and the magic show

Friends who call themselves the Banana Bunch go on a picnic, play in the park, agree on a secret club password, and raise money by putting on a magic show that ends with Scruffy the dog disappearing. Includes suggestions for magic-related activities.

Aug 1, 2014
The misadventures of the family Fletcher by Levy, Dana Alison.

The misadventures of the family Fletcher

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Aug 1, 2014
Frank Einstein & the antimatter motor by Scieszka, Jon.

Frank Einstein & the antimatter motor

In his Grandpa Al's garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own, and after an accident brings wisecracking Klink and overly expressive Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor until his archnemesis, T. Edison, steals the robots for his doomsday plan.

Aug 1, 2014
I'm not who you think I am by Kehret, Peg.

I'm not who you think I am

Thirteen-year-old Ginger becomes the target of a disturbed woman who believes that she is her dead daughter.

Aug 1, 2014
Found things by Hilton, Marilyn.

Found things

Eleven-year-old River Rose, bullied at school and missing her older brother, Theron, makes friends with a strange new classmate, Meadow Lark, and the two search for a miracle by floating wishes down the river.

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
Fantasy league by Lupica, Mike.

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.

Aug 1, 2014
Elizabeth's Story, 1848 by Whitby, Adele

Elizabeth's Story, 1848

Aug 1, 2014
Lucky me by Callaghan, Cindy, author.

Lucky me

When superstitious Meghan receives a chain letter from Ireland, she takes a shortcut in its directions, and soon finds herself in a streak of bad luck that she must travel to Ireland to break.

Aug 1, 2014
Blue ribbon summer by Hapka, Cathy.

Blue ribbon summer

"Brooke Rhodes is excited to go to sleepaway riding camp for two weeks with her Chincoteague pony, Foxy. However, camp doesn't turn out to be quite as fun as Brooke expected. The other girls all know each other already, and they don't seem interested in bringing a newbie into their group. Besides that, they're all riding tall, fancy, super well-trained show horses--not scruffy young Chincoteague ponies. Then Brooke overhears that this might be the last summer for the camp. She asks for help from

Aug 1, 2014
Memory maze by Korman, Gordon, author.

Memory maze

Jackson Opus and his family have been forced into hiding because his identity as a powerful young hypnotist has been leaked out--but his enemy Dr. Mako is still out to find him to use his mesmerizing skills for evil purposes.

Aug 1, 2014
The map trap by Clements, Andrew, 1949-

The map trap

Sixth-grader Alton Barnes loves maps, and when his portfolio of secret maps is stolen, he begins getting notes with orders that he must obey to get the maps back but, with the help of a popular classmate, he just might succeed before his teacher, principal, or someone else learns he has been studying and mapping things about them.

Aug 1, 2014
Lovingly Alice by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Lovingly Alice

Fifth grade is tumultuous for Alice as she tries to help others through the many changes occurring at home and in school, including learning about sex when Rosalind gets her period and shares a book that explains what is happening.

Aug 1, 2014
"Shouldn't you be in school?" by Snicket, Lemony, author.

"Shouldn't you be in school?"

Young Lemony Snicket investigates a rash of fires that have plagued the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, revealing secrets that involve the Department of Education and the notorious villain Hangfire.

Aug 1, 2014
Alcatraz by Smith, Roland, 1951-

Alcatraz

"After thwarting the ghost cell's chemical attack in Chicago, Q and his stepsister Angela arrive in San Francisco to continue their parents' concert tour. They find themselves helping Boone and the S.O.S. team in the final showdown with the ghost cell and its leader, Number One"--

Aug 1, 2014
Kidnapped by Burchett, Jan.

Kidnapped

Sam Silver and his crewmates come under enemy attack as they sail the Caribbean Sea aboard their pirate ship, the Sea Wolf! The third book in this action-packed adventure series.How to become an Undercover Pirate...1) Have a pirate captain as your ancient ancestor ; 2) Find a message in a bottle and a magic gold doubloon ; 3) Get whisked back in time to join a pirate crew ; 4) When you get home DON'T TELL ANYONE. Remember - you're undercover! A fearsome encounter with enemy ships leads to a huge

Aug 1, 2014
My zombie hamster by McCreely, Havelock, 1975-

My zombie hamster

"Matt Hunter is expecting the latest sword-and-fantasy video game, but he's in for a disappointment when he receives a hamster for Christmas instead. A hamster called Snuffles. A hamster that dies, but somehow keeps going. A zombie hamster that has his eye on Matt"--

Aug 1, 2014
Mira's diary - lost in Paris by Moss, Marissa.

Mira's diary - lost in Paris

Mira receives a postcard from her missing mother from Paris and she and her father travel to France to search for her, but while visiting Notre Dame, Mira touches a gargoyle and is whirled into the past, where she meets the famous painter Degas and catches a brief, shocking glimpse of her mother.

Aug 1, 2014
The Giver Quartet by Lowry, Lois

The Giver Quartet

Aug 1, 2014
Emma, smile and say "cupcake!" by Simon, Coco.

Emma, smile and say "cupcake!"

The Special Day wedding salon is running an ad in the local newspaper, and they want Emma to model in the advertisement. The ad is a huge hit and suddenly Emma is very much in demand. But after running all over New York City for auditions, Emma realizes being a model is a lot tougher than she thought. Does Emma really want to be America's next top model, or is being a part of the Cupcake Club sweet enough?

Aug 1, 2014
A bird on water street by Dulemba, Elizabeth O., author.

A bird on water street

A Bird on Water Street is a coming of age story about Jack, a boy growing up in a Southern Appalachian town environmentally devastated by a century of poor copper-mining practices and pollution. Jack is opposed to the mine where so many of his relatives have died, but how can he tell that to his Dad who wants him to follow in the family trade? Jack just wants his dad safe and the land returned to its pre-mining glory with trees, birds, frogs, and nature--like he's learning about in school. After

Aug 1, 2014
Emma, sugar and spice and everything nice by Simon, Coco, author.

Emma, sugar and spice and everything nice

Emma's younger brother Jake has tonsillitis and makes life difficult for Emma, while the Cupcake Club girls are spoiling him with cupcakes and little gifts.

Aug 1, 2014
Bad magic by Bosch, Pseudonymous.

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"--

Aug 1, 2014
The Amazing Wilmer Dooley by Dewitt, Fowler/ Montalvo, Rodolfo (ILT)

The Amazing Wilmer Dooley

Aug 1, 2014
All four stars by Dairman, Tara, author.

All four stars

Eleven-year-old Gladys Gatsby loves food and cooking, so when she lands an assignment to write a restaurant review for a New York City newspaper, she will do anything to make it happen, even risk the wrath of her fast-food loving parents.

Aug 1, 2014
Manners and Mischief - A Samantha Classic by Adler, Susan/ Shur, Maxine Ross/ Kolesova, Juliana (ILT)/ Dworkin, Michael (ILT)

Manners and Mischief - A Samantha Classic

Aug 1, 2014
My Friend the Enemy by Smith, Daniel

My Friend the Enemy

Aug 1, 2014
My Cousin's Keeper by French, Simon

My Cousin's Keeper

Aug 1, 2014
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.

Aug 1, 2014
The golden shell by Harrison, Paula.

The golden shell

The Rescue Princesses are going to Princess School! They're excited, but also a little worried--will they still have time to help animals in need? Princess Ella has lost her pet rabbit. She hopes that her new friends, the Rescue Princesses, are just the girls to bring her bunny home.

Aug 1, 2014
Geronimo Stilton Creepella Von Cacklefur. 6, Ride for your life! by

Geronimo Stilton Creepella Von Cacklefur. 6, 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?" --

Aug 1, 2014
Enchanted palace by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Enchanted palace

When Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine find a magic box, they are whisked away to a fantastical land called the Secret Kingdom. The girls soon lend help to Trixi the pixie, and in order to save King Merry's birthday party, they will need to defeat the evil Queen Malice and her nasty thunderbolts.

Aug 1, 2014
Mallory McDonald, baby expert by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Mallory McDonald, baby expert

When her best friends Mary Ann and Joey get caught up in the excitement of having a new baby brother, Mallory feels left out.

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
Lug and the dawn of the Ice Age by Zeltser, David.

Lug and the 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"--

Aug 1, 2014
The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza by Gantos, Jack

The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Aug 1, 2014
Jack and the wild life by Doan, Lisa.

Jack and the wild life

"Jack's parents have decided to guide safaris in Africa, much to Jack's chagrin and none of their previous schemes have worked"--

Aug 1, 2014
Island of Legends by McMann, Lisa/ West, Steve (NRT)

Island of Legends

Aug 1, 2014
The League of Seven by Gratz, Alan, 1972-

The League of Seven

When an alternate 1875 steam-driven America rediscovers electricity, the lifeblood of the Mangleborn monsters, and the secret society to protect humanity from the Mangleborn is compromised, twelve-year-old Archie must assemble a team of seven young heroes to save the world.

Aug 1, 2014
Katie, starting from scratch by Simon, Coco, author.

Katie, starting from scratch

When Katie's mom asks her to spend time with Emily, her boyfriend's daughter, Katie brings her to a meeting of the Cupcake Club and things go well, but maybe too well for Katie's liking.

Aug 1, 2014
Katherine's Story, 1848 by Whitby, Adele

Katherine's Story, 1848

Aug 1, 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.

Aug 1, 2014
The Great Rescue by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

The Great Rescue

Aug 1, 2014
Frostborn by Anders, Lou.

Frostborn

Destined to take over his family farm in Norrøngard, Karn would rather play the board game, Thrones and Bones, until half-human, half frost giantess Thianna appears and they set out on an adventure, chased by a dragon, undead warriors, an evil uncle, andmore.

Aug 1, 2014
Katie, sprinkles & surprises by Simon, Coco, author.

Katie, sprinkles & surprises

When Katie learns that her mother's new boyfriend is her math teacher, Jeff Green, Katie is accused of getting special treatment in class, and it's the Cupcake Club to the rescue to help Katie deal with the rumors and the changes in her life.

Aug 1, 2014
The Banana Bunch and the birthday party by Ziefert, Harriet.

The Banana Bunch and the birthday party

Friends who call themselves the Banana Bunch pitch in to plan and prepare a surprise birthday party for one of their regular members, Molly's dog Scruffy, and Scruffy repays them by finding their missing baseball. Includes ideas for making someone's birthday special.

Aug 1, 2014
Bringing down the mouse by Mezrich, Ben, 1969-

Bringing down the mouse

A mathematically gifted sixth-grader is recruited by a group of students to game the system at the biggest theme park in the world--and win the big prize.

Aug 1, 2014
A Hitch at the Fairmont by Averbeck, Jim.

A Hitch at the Fairmont

When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock.

Aug 1, 2014
The Double-Cross by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

The Double-Cross

Aug 1, 2014
Digby O'day in the Fast Lane by Hughes, Shirley/ Vulliamy, Clara (ILT)

Digby O'day in the Fast Lane

Aug 1, 2014
Cloud Island by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer) author.

Cloud Island

When Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine visit Cloud Island, a fluffy wonderland soaring high above the Secret Kingdom, they must find a nasty thunderbolt hidden on the island by the wicked Queen Malice.

Aug 1, 2014
Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth by Konigsburg, E. L.

Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth

Two fifth-grade girls, one of whom is the first black child in a middle-income suburb, play at being apprentice witches.

Aug 1, 2014
Into the Blue by Baglio, Ben M.

Into the Blue

Aug 1, 2014
Let's Visit St. Petersburg! by Manzione, Lisa/ Lucco, Kristine (ILT)

Let's Visit St. Petersburg!

Aug 1, 2014
Let's Visit Vancouver! by Manzione, Lisa/ Lucco, Kristine (ILT)

Let's Visit Vancouver!

Aug 1, 2014
Herbie Jones moves on by Kline, Suzy.

Herbie Jones moves on

When his best friend's family plans to move away, Herbie Jones does what he can to cope with the change.

Aug 1, 2014
Herbie Jones and the Class Gift by Kline, Suzy

Herbie Jones and the Class Gift

Aug 1, 2014
Dreamwood by Mackey, Heather.

Dreamwood

"12-year-old Lucy Darrington goes on a quest to find her missing father in a remote, magical territory in the Pacific Northwest"--

Aug 1, 2014
Dragon fire by Burchett, Jan.

Dragon fire

When the Sea Wolf is forced to stop at Dragon Island for repairs, Sam can't wait to meet the island's legendary dragon ... at the risk of meeting a fiery end.

Aug 1, 2014
Blue sea burning by Rodkey, Geoff, 1970-

Blue sea burning

"In this final installment to the Chronicles of Egg trilogy, Egg and his friends must defeat the ruthless slave trader Roger Pembroke"--

Aug 1, 2014
Maddie's dream by Hapka, Cathy.

Maddie's dream

"Madison "Maddie" Martinez loves her weekly riding lessons, and she loves working with her favorite horse, Cloudy, every time. So she is shocked when she finds out Cloudy's former owners might want to buy her back! Maddie desperately concocts various plans to stop the sale: maybe she can raise money to buy Cloudy herself, or what if she can make the potential buyers lose interest? Maddie's online Pony Post friends--Brooke Rhodes, Hayley Duncan, Nina Peralt, who all share a love of Chincoteague p

Aug 1, 2014
My explosive diary by Gale, Emily, author.

My explosive diary

Eliza Boom is the daughter of a spy gadget inventor who hopes to create a great invention like her father, but first she needs to get a roll of her father's top-secret film back from the class bully Zoe Wakefield.

Aug 1, 2014
Making the Cut by Gurevich, Margaret/ Hagel, Brooke (ILT)

Making the Cut

Aug 1, 2014
The Alamo by Smith, Roland, 1951-

The Alamo

"When Quest (Q) and his stepsister Angela head to Texas for their parents' concert, they discover traces of the terrorist group Ghost Cell in the Lone Star state"-Provided by publisher.

Aug 1, 2014
Ballet Academy by Mack, Lorrie, author.

Ballet Academy

Aug 1, 2014
Athlete vs. mathlete - time-out by Mack, W. C., 1972-

Athlete vs. mathlete - time-out

Owen wins the last spot at the local basketball camp, leaving his twin Russ to join the "Multi-Sport Sampler" camp, but while Russ is inspired to study various sports and make sense of them, Owen is frustrated by not being the star.

Aug 1, 2014
Applejack and the honest-to-goodness switcheroo by Berrow, G. M.

Applejack and the honest-to-goodness switcheroo

"Applejack starts a diary to record all her hard work bucking fields at Sweet Apple Acres. As the days pass, Applejack's journal entries start to read like lists of complaints as she writes honestly about whatever is bothering her. But when the book falls into the wrong hooves, Applejack finds herself in a real pickle!"--

Aug 1, 2014
Mira's Diary - Home sweet Rome by Moss, Marissa.

Mira's Diary - Home sweet Rome

To rescue her missing mother, thirteen-year-old Mira must travel to sixteenth-century Rome, where she befriends the painter Caravaggio and other artists and scientists under suspicion for being forward thinking individuals.

Aug 1, 2014
Mermaid reef by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Mermaid reef

Ellie, Summer and Jasmine are set for a magical adventure deep beneath the sea. Can they help their new underwater friends save the enchanted Wishing Pearl from Queen Malice and her Storm Sprites?

Aug 1, 2014
The Boxtrolls by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody

The Boxtrolls

Aug 1, 2014
The Land of Stories - a Grimm warning by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author.

The Land of Stories - a Grimm warning

After thirteen-year-old Conner returns to the Land of Stories and reunites with his twin sister, Alex, who is training to become the next Fairy Godmother, war breaks out in the fairy-tale world.

Aug 1, 2014
Cat in the city by Salamon, Julie.

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.

Aug 1, 2014
Lost and Found - A Samantha Classic by Tripp, Valerie/ Kolesova, Juliana (ILT)/ Dworkin, Michael (ILT)

Lost and Found - A Samantha Classic

Aug 1, 2014
Charmed life. Caitlin's lucky charm by Schroeder, Lisa.

Charmed life. Caitlin's lucky charm

Caitlin would stay at summer camp forever if she could. Her new best friends in the world, Hannah, Mia, and Libby are there. And at home? Every thing's different: Her dad is worried he might be losing his job; her mom is repainting the whole house and making the kids volunteer at a soup kitchen; and Caitlin is starting sixth grade at a new school, where none of the girls are as fun or friendly as her Cabin 7 BFFs. But Caitlin has a good-luck charm -- or a good-luck charm bracelet anyway. The Cab

Aug 1, 2014
Beyond the sunrise by Baglio, Ben M.

Beyond the sunrise

The McGraths have arrived in Sundarbans Delta, at the mouth of the great Ganges River. There, Jody hopes to see the rare and unusual Irrawaddy dolphins. Her wish comes true when at last she spots one, whom she names Sandhi, but her world is turned upside down when she learns there are poachers around, and Sandhi is missing. Does Sandhi have a secret hiding place, or has she been caught?

Aug 1, 2014
Maggie Malone and the mostly magical boots by McCarthy, Jenna.

Maggie Malone and the mostly magical boots

Devastated about having to change middle schools mid-year, Maggie gets a taste of a very different life when the ugly boots Aunt Fi sends for her birthday allow her to spend a day in the life of pop sensation Becca Star.

Aug 1, 2014
Charmed life. Mia's golden bird by Schroeder, Lisa.

Charmed life. Mia's golden bird

Mia has always loved living in southern California, where she takes every chance she gets to surf. But when she breaks her foot, Mia can't believe how bored she is! Bored enough that she's caught bird-watching -- by a famous young actress! Turns out, the other girl likes birds, too, and when she invites Mia to come with her to take photos, Mia jumps at the chance. Something to do AND the money she needs to pay for camp for next year! There's just one more problem: How will she keep her weird new

Aug 1, 2014
Bob, son of Battle - the last gray dog of Kenmuir by Davis, Lydia, 1947-

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.

Aug 1, 2014
The blood of Olympus by Riordan, Rick.

The blood of Olympus

"The Greek and Roman demigods must simultaneously prevent the earth mother, Gaea, from waking and stop war from breaking out at Camp Half-Blood"--

Aug 1, 2014
How to outrun a crocodile when your shoes are untied by Keating, Jess.

How to outrun a crocodile when your shoes are untied

When twelve-year-old Ana's zoologist parents move the whole family into the zoo, the Sneers--the clan of carnivorous female predators in her class--have even more ammunition to make her life miserable, although she tries to act like a chameleon and fade into the background.

Aug 1, 2014
Dash by Klimo, Kate, author.

Dash

"An English Springer Spaniel's tale of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony"--

Aug 1, 2014
The life of Ty - non-random acts of kindness by Myracle, Lauren, 1969-

The life of Ty - non-random acts of kindness

"In the second book of the series, seven-year-old Ty Perry discovers that being kind is part of being Ty"--

Aug 1, 2014
Homeroom diaries by Patterson, James, 1947-

Homeroom diaries

Seventeen-year-old Margaret "Cuckoo" Clark keeps a journal detailing the trials and tribulations of high school life as she and her close-knit group of outcast friends try to break down the barriers between their school's "warring nations."

Aug 1, 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"--

Aug 1, 2014
Libby's sweet surprise by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Libby's sweet surprise

When she's not hanging out at her family's sweets shop, Libby loves walking her dog around London. She always meets the most interesting people like Ethan, who's her age and also has a dog. They become fast friends, until Libby finds out his family are the new owners of a competing store! Libby tries to keep her parents' business a secret, because she really likes Ethan and wants to be his friend. But the secrets start adding up. Libby needs the charm bracelet she shares with her besties to brin

Aug 1, 2014