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A clatter of jars by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- author.

A clatter of jars

"Children with magical Talents attend a summer camp, where nothing is what it seems."--

Jun 18, 2016
Shadows of the Clans by Hunter, Erin, author.

Shadows of the Clans

Presents three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter's Warriors series, including "Ravenpaw's farewell," in which Ravenpaw, long after leaving his life as a warrior behind, is called on one final quest in search of a lost Clan.

Jun 18, 2016
Geronimo Stilton, spacemice. 7, Beware! Space Junk! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Geronimo Stilton, spacemice. 7, Beware! Space Junk!

MouseStar 1 is surrounded by floating space junk! It's yucky -- and dangerous. It's coming from a nearby planet, Cleanix. Geronimo Stiltonix goes to visit, and discovers that the aliens there are very wasteful. Even worse, robots that they've thrown in the trash have started to rebel! Can the spacemice restore harmony before the robots take over?

Jun 18, 2016
Return to the Isle of the Lost - a Descendants novel by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author.

Return to the Isle of the Lost - a Descendants novel

Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay have received threatening messages demanding they return home. They have a sneaking suspicion that their villanous parents are behind the messages, and something Evie sees in her Magic Mirror confirms their fears. Although Maleficent's just a tiny lizard after her confrontation with Mal, could she have found a way to escape? Mal and her friends determine to sneak back to the Isle to get to the bottom of the mystery.

Jun 18, 2016
Twist my charm. Love potion #11 by Gallagher, Toni, author.

Twist my charm. Love potion #11

"Cleo and her friends get into match-making mischief when she receives a love potion recipe"--

Jun 18, 2016
Princess Juniper of the Anju by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author.

Princess Juniper of the Anju

"Princess Juniper competes to win the leadership of the Anju tribe and rescue her home of Torr from foreign invaders"--

Jun 18, 2016
Trouble the water by Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

Trouble the water

In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods.

Jun 19, 2016
LEGO Star Wars. Tales of the Rebellion by Landers, Ace, author.

LEGO Star Wars. Tales of the Rebellion

"As a protocol droid, I prefer to stay out of trouble. Easier said than done. My friends are always getting themselves involved in rebel missions, and I'm usually taken along for the ride!" -- page [4] of cover.

Jun 19, 2016
The lost cipher by Oechsle, Michael, author.

The lost cipher

Lucas's father has recently died in Afghanistan, and to help him cope, his grandmother sends him to Camp Kawani, a camp for kids who have lost a parent. While there, he hears about the local legend of Thomas Jefferson Beale. Beale supposedly hid a hoard of gold in the mountains 200 years before. The location is encrypted in a set of codes no one has ever been able to decipher. When Lucas and his newfound friends decide to track down the treasure, they embark on a mission that could be too danger

Jun 19, 2016
Super Fly! - revenge of the roach! by Doodler, Todd H, author, illustrator.

Super Fly! - revenge of the roach!

When Crazy Cockroach and two dung beetle henchmen try to brainwash the children of Stinkopolis using video games, only Super Fly and his sidekick, Fantastic Flea, can stop them.

Jun 21, 2016
The secret fire by Ringwald, Whitaker, author.

The secret fire

Epimetheus wants to control the magical urns that used to belong to Pandora's daughter, and Jax, Ethan, and Tyler's only chance to fight him is a secret weapon--and to realize their family ties are stronger than any magic.

Jun 21, 2016
The stone warriors by Northrop, Michael, author.

The stone warriors

Twelve-year-olds Alex and Renata are on the run from the Order, which is on the brink of creating an army of indestructible stone warriors to carry out their evil schemes, and only the Lost Spells which his mother used to bring Alex back to life can stopthem--and undoing the powerful magic that created the chaos that is now loose in Egypt might very well kill him.

Jun 21, 2016
Ms. Bixby's Last Day by Anderson, John David

Ms. Bixby's Last Day

Jun 21, 2016
Miss Daisy is still crazy! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Miss Daisy is still crazy!

"When Miss Daisy returns to Ella Mentry School as a substitute teacher, the kids are in for a weird and wacky day of not learning about math, writing, the weather, and more"--

Jun 21, 2016
Olivia Sharp - the pizza monster by Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman.

Olivia Sharp - the pizza monster

Wealthy secret agent Olivia Sharp helps depressed Duncan find a friend.

Jun 21, 2016
A minty mess by Perelman, Helen. author.

A minty mess

"It's raining cats and dogs in Sugar Valley! The grounds are a minty mess and all the Candy Fairies are worried about their crops getting soaked and keeping their wings dry! But Dash is most upset about the weather. There was supposed to be a Royal Mint Jubilee at the castle and Dash and two other Mint Fairies have been working on a float for the event for weeks! But between the heavy downpour and mean words from the Mint Fairies, Dash wants to call it quits. Will Dash get to see her float in th

Jun 21, 2016
Terror on a treasure hunt / An Unofficial Minetrapped Adventure by Morgan, Winter.

Terror on a treasure hunt / An Unofficial Minetrapped Adventure

"Lily, Simon, and Michael have been meeting new friends in their village. They are invited to join a Minecraft treasure hunt, which they are incredibly excited about! What's even more exciting is that some of the trio's new friends claim to know who Mr. Anarchy, is and they have offered to help the group defeat their enemy"--

Jun 21, 2016
Dara Palmer's major drama by Shevah, Emma, author.

Dara Palmer's major drama

Dara Palmer dreams of being an actress, but when she does not get a part in the school play she wonders if it is because of her different looks as an adopted girl from Cambodia, so Dara becomes determined not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight.

Jun 22, 2016
School of the dead by Avi, 1937- author.

School of the dead

Starting at the Penda School after his uncle's death, Tony Gilbert starts seeing his uncle's ghost everywhere.

Jun 22, 2016
Skeleton Creek- the phantom room by Carman, Patrick, author.

Skeleton Creek- the phantom room

Experience the world of Skeleton Creek through Ryan's journal and all new online videos. Ryan and Sarah have lived in Skeleton Creek all their lives, uncovering ghostly mysteries no one else can figure out. But when their investigations lead to the Skeleton Creek cemetery and a haunted room, they discover a chilling secret even they're not ready for. Nothing could prepare them for what they found in the Phantom Room.

Jun 22, 2016
A kingdom beneath the waves. by Bowles, David (David A.)

A kingdom beneath the waves.

"The Garza family's Christmas vacation in Mexico is cut short by the appearance of Pingo, one of the elfish tzapame. The news is grim: a rogue prince from an ancient undersea kingdom is seeking the Shadow Stone, a device he will use to flood the world and wipe out humanity. Now Carol and Johnny must join a group of merfolk and travel into the deepest chasms of the Pacific Ocean to stop the prince's monstrous army with their savage magic."--from back cover.

Jun 22, 2016
The jungle book by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.

The jungle book

"Set in the mystical depths of the Indian jungle, where tigers roam the land and monkeys swing from trees, Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book gets reimagined like never before in this stunning new unabridged edition. Originally published in 1894, the beloved collection of stories includes such favorites as the story of the man-cub Mowgli versus the ferocious tiger Shere Khan, the brave mongoose Rikki-tikki-Tavi, and more. Filled with all-new lush illustrations and exclusive inteactive elements fr

Jun 23, 2016
The dragon queen by Deutsch, Stacia, author.

The dragon queen

"Emily Jones has been called back to the magical land of Elvendale--the elves need her help! An evil elf witch is trying to gain control, and has destroyed the trust between elves and dragons. Even worse, she has captured the dragon queen and one of her eggs! The elves have rescued her four other dragon eggs... but they don't have long before the eggs hatch and need their mother. Emily and the elves must work together and overcome their fears to complete their mission. Can they save the dragons

Jun 23, 2016
The lost Compass by Ross, Joel N., 1968- author.

The lost Compass

"Tthirteen-year-old tetherboy Chess and his crew may have escaped the slums, but they cannot escape the Fog. When they retreat to the mountaintop sanctuary of Port Oro, they discover that the deadly white mist will soon swallow the entire city. Will the slumkids be able to save Port Oro, or will they run out of time?"--

Jun 23, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly

The plots of nine classic stories are summarized in this collection of silly verses.

Jun 23, 2016
The boy at the top of the mountain by Boyne, John, 1971-

The boy at the top of the mountain

"A young orphan ends up living in Hitler's home during WWII"--

Jun 24, 2016
The final kingdom by Northrop, Michael, author.

The final kingdom

Alex and Ren must confront the Death Walkers, The Order, and an army of the dead in an attempt to save themselves, Alex's mother, and the world--and hope that Ammit, the Devourer of Egyptian legend, will be able to separate the guilty from the innocent.

Jun 24, 2016
Eleven and holding by Penney, Mary, author.

Eleven and holding

"Macy Hollinquest is eleven years old, and don't count on her to change that anytime soon. Her birthday is just days away, but she has no intention of turning twelve without her dad by her side. He'd promised to be there for her big day, and yet he's been gone for months--away after his discharge from the army, doing some kind of top secret, "important work." So Macy's staying eleven, no matter what--that is, until she meets Ginger, a nice older lady who is searching for her missing dog. Ginger'

Jun 24, 2016
The gallery by Fitzgerald, Laura Marx, author.

The gallery

In 1929 New York City, twelve-year-old housemaid Martha O'Doyle suspects that a wealthy recluse may be trying to communicate with the outside world through the paintings on her gallery walls.

Jun 24, 2016
Ghostbusters - movie novelization by Deutsch, Stacia.

Ghostbusters - movie novelization

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Strange things have been happening in New York City. Mysterious ectoplasm has been oozing down walls, haunted figures are bursting out of locked rooms, and--rumor has it--a supernatural superfan wreaked havoc at a recent rock concert! Luckily there's a group that's ready to take the lead and rid the city of its ghostly infestation--the Ghostbusters! Grab your proton packs and join the Ghostbusters in this hilari

Jun 24, 2016
The lonely lion cub by Cobb, Amelia (Children's author), author.

The lonely lion cub

A tiny, abandoned lion cub has been rescued and brought to the zoo. He's scared and he's lonely. Zoe has a plan to help, but it's a risky business.

Jun 24, 2016
The magic mirror - concerning a lonely princess, a foundling girl, a scheming king and a pickpocket squirrel by Hill, Susan, 1965- author.

The magic mirror - concerning a lonely princess, a foundling girl, a scheming king and a pickpocket squirrel

From the time she was a crippled baby, left in a church, Maggie's life has never been easy but when she glimpses her destiny in a magic mirror, she goes off on a quest to find her father and, along the way, finds happiness, as well.

Jun 24, 2016
The madman of Black Bear Mountain by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

The madman of Black Bear Mountain

Bayport High's Green Environment Conservation Club is camping on Black Bear Mountain, but the bears aren't the only danger--rumor has it that a madman with a taste for human flesh lurks in the nearby forest. When the campers awake one morning to find a bear roaming the campsite, they also find that their teacher is missing ... and blood is streaked across his tent. Frank and Joe go in search of him, but can they survive the dangers on the mountain?

Jun 24, 2016
Nancy Clancy seeks a fortune by O'Connor, Jane, author.

Nancy Clancy seeks a fortune

Nancy Clancy and her friend Bree try to start a business to get rich, but when things don't go as planned, Nancy learns a valuable lesson.

Jun 24, 2016
The puzzled penguin by Cobb, Amelia (Children's author), author.

The puzzled penguin

Newest zoo resident Pip is the cutest penguin chick Zoe has ever seen. But there's something strange about Pip. He doesn't seem to know he's a penguin!

Jun 24, 2016
The paper dragon by Davol, Marguerite W.

The paper dragon

A humble artist agrees to confront the terrifying dragon that threatens to destroy his village.

Jun 24, 2016
The secret destiny of Pixie Piper by Fisher, Annabelle, author.

The secret destiny of Pixie Piper

"Pixie Piper, an ordinary fifth grader, discovers she is a direct descendant of Mother Goose--and she has the magical ability and poetry power to prove it"--

Jun 24, 2016
House of many ways by Jones, Diana Wynne.

House of many ways

When Charmain is asked to housesit for Great Uncle William, the Royal Wizard of Norland, she is ecstatic to get away from her parents, but finds that his house is much more than it seems.

Jun 24, 2016
Brave like my brother by Nobleman, Marc Tyler, author.

Brave like my brother

When Charlie's older brother Joe is called up in 1942, Charlie learns about the tedium and dangers of war through Joe's letters--and his brother's bravery in dealing with a spy as D-Day approaches, finally gives Charlie the strength to stand up to the local bully.

Jun 24, 2016
A crown of dragons by D'Lacey, Chris, author.

A crown of dragons

When the UNICORNE agency asks him to use his paranormal abilities to investigate a dragon's scale, the same artifact his father was researching before he disappeared, Michael Malone believes he will finally be able to find out what happened to his father--but as he delves into his father's past it becomes harder to tell who he can trust, and which of the alternate realities he is discovering is the true reality.

Jun 24, 2016
The Curse of the Were-hyena by Hale, Bruce/ Hale, Bruce (ILT)

The Curse of the Were-hyena

Jun 24, 2016
Dara Palmer's major drama by Shevah, Emma, author.

Dara Palmer's major drama

Dara Palmer dreams of being an actress, but when she does not get a part in the school play she wonders if it is because of her different looks as an adopted girl from Cambodia, so Dara becomes determined not to let prejudice stop her from being in the spotlight.

Jun 24, 2016
The day the mustache came back by Katz, Alan, author.

The day the mustache came back

"When Martin 'Murray Poopins' Healey left the Wohlfardt household, all the responsible habits, good manners, and study skills that twins David and Nathan had developed under his less-than-watchful eye went out the window, until Myron, who claims to be Martin's twin, arrives"--

Jun 24, 2016
I almost died. Again by Decamp, Alison, author.

I almost died. Again

In 1895 Michigan, Stan, eleven, will do almost anything to help his mother financially, even babysitting, but his long-lost father shows up and proves to be a big disappointment.

Jun 24, 2016
Going, Going, Gone by Time, Nicholas O.

Going, Going, Gone

Jun 24, 2016
For Magnus Chase- Hotel Valhalla guide to the Norse worlds - your introduction to deities, mythical beings, & fantastic creatures by Riordan, Rick.

For Magnus Chase- Hotel Valhalla guide to the Norse worlds - your introduction to deities, mythical beings, & fantastic creatures

"A can't-live-without guide for guests of the Hotel Valhalla, this volume contains facts about the Norse gods as well as other characters and creatures you might encounter if you are fortunate enough to be chosen as one of Odin's brave warriors"--

Jun 24, 2016
The distance to home by Bishop, Jenn.

The distance to home

Baseball player and superfan Quinnen must struggle to deal with her older sister's death in a story that unfolds between two summers.

Jun 24, 2016
Dc Super Hero Girls 2 by Yee, Lisa

Dc Super Hero Girls 2

Jun 24, 2016
The color of darkness by Hatfield, Ruth, author.

The color of darkness

"Danny thinks he's left magic and mystery behind, but Sammael, a creature of terrible imagination, refuses to let him go. A strange new girl, Cath, enters Danny's world, bringing with her a message: Danny's cousin Tom has sold his soul to Sammael. It's up to Danny and Cath to find Tom and stop Sammael, who seeks to destroy humankind once and for all"--

Jun 24, 2016
The best worst thing by Lane, Kathleen, 1967- author.

The best worst thing

"Maggie sees injustice and danger everywhere, and she does not like it one bit, so she devises intricate ways of controlling her own world, and a larger, more dangerous plan for protecting everyone else"--

Jun 24, 2016
As brave as you by Reynolds, Jason.

As brave as you

"When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires--literally"--

Jun 24, 2016
The ark plan by Martin, Laura, author.

The ark plan

A century and a half after cloned dinosaurs forced humans to move into underground compounds, Sky discovers a clue to the whereabouts of her long-missing father and ventures above ground on a quest that has the potential to save the world.

Jun 24, 2016
Amy's journal by Brooke, Lauren.

Amy's journal

Jun 24, 2016
5 times revenge by Eland, Lindsay, author.

5 times revenge

"Adam is the prank mastermind. Perk is his best friend and the computer genius. Pearl is the prettiest girl in school|and a violin prodigy. Ray looks like a big dumb jock, but he secretly wants to be an engineer. And Dutch is the often-bullied dork who is in tune with everyone|s feelings. The five of them couldn|t be more different. But there|s one thing they have in common: they are fed up with Hill Parmar, the school bully|and his dad, their school principal who|s always turning a blind eye"--

Jun 24, 2016
Scar - a Revolutionary War tale by Mann, Jennifer Ann, author.

Scar - a Revolutionary War tale

"Sixteen-year-old Noah Daniels wants nothing more than to fight in George Washington's Continental Army, but an accident as a child left him maimed and unable to enlist. He is forced to watch the Revolution from his family's hard scrabble farm in Upstate New York--until a violent raid on his settlement thrusts him into one of the bloodiest battles of the American Revolution, and ultimately, face to face with the enemy."--Amazon.com.

Jun 24, 2016
The seventh element by Mass, Wendy, 1967- author.

The seventh element

The Voyagers have made it to the last planet but must acquire a seventh element, combat dragons and an alien clone, and face serious illness before returning to Earth.

Jun 24, 2016
Serafina and the Twisted Staff by Beatty, Robert, 1963-

Serafina and the Twisted Staff

In 1899, when an evil threatens all the humans and animals of the Blue Ridge Mountains, twelve-year-old Serafina, rat catcher for the Biltmore estate and the daughter of a shapeshifting mountain lion, must search deep inside herself and embrace the destiny that awaits her.

Jun 24, 2016
Secret Life of Pets - The Junior Novelization by Lewman, David/ Random House (COR)

Secret Life of Pets - The Junior Novelization

Jun 24, 2016
Sea monster surprise by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Sea monster surprise

When Bart Barnacle decides he's ready to return to his pirate island home, the Stiltonoots accompany him on the dangerous journey.

Jun 24, 2016
Meet the Bobs and Tweets by Springfield, Pepper, author.

Meet the Bobs and Tweets

When the Bobs, who are slobs, and the Tweets, who are neat, move to the same neighborhood there are inevitable conflicts--especially when the two families try to use the community swimming pool at the same time.

Jun 24, 2016
Terror on a treasure hunt by Morgan, Winter, author.

Terror on a treasure hunt

"Lily, Simon, and Michael have been meeting new friends in their village. They are invited to join a Minecraft treasure hunt, which they are incredibly excited about! What's even more exciting is that some of the trio's new friends claim to know who Mr. Anarchy, is and they have offered to help the group defeat their enemy"--

Jun 24, 2016
Mansa Musa - the lion of Mali by Burns, Khephra.

Mansa Musa - the lion of Mali

A fictional account of the nomadic wanderings of the boy who grew up to become Mali's great fourteenth-century leader, Mansa Musa.

Jun 24, 2016
Dead of night by Hunter, Erin, author.

Dead of night

Determined to find out the truth about Whisper's death, Wild Pack leader Storm searches for a traitor in the pack.

Jun 24, 2016
Grayling's song by Cushman, Karen, author.

Grayling's song

In a medieval kingdom, Grayling finds self-confidence when her mother is turned into a tree by evil forces and Grayling must venture into the wilds to reverse the spell.

Jun 24, 2016
The ghostfaces by Flanagan, John (John Anthony), author.

The ghostfaces

When a massive storm at sea blows the Brotherband crew off course to a land so far west Hal cannot recognize it from his maps, they face an unknown enemy.

Jun 24, 2016
Somebody stop Ivy Pocket by Krisp, Caleb, author.

Somebody stop Ivy Pocket

Everyone seems to want a piece of Ivy Pocket. Her adoptive parents keep trying to get her to clean the funeral home, even though Ivy’s certain she’s already the picture of a perfect daughter. A beautiful heiress named Estelle wants Ivy to uncover the dark truth behind her brother’s death. Her new friend, Miss Carnage, keeps asking Ivy the most curious questions (the poor, clueless dear). To top it all off, Ivy must protect the Clock Diamond from the evil Miss Always, who see

Jun 24, 2016
The seventh wish by Messner, Kate, author.

The seventh wish

"Unsure of how to get her family's attention, Charlie comes across the surprise of her life one day while ice-fishing ... in the form of a floppy, scaly fish offering to grant her a wish in exchange for its freedom"--

Jun 24, 2016
Soar by Wymer, Tracy Edward

Soar

Jun 24, 2016
Amelia Bedelia Ties the Knot by Parish, Herman/ Avril, Lynne (ILT)

Amelia Bedelia Ties the Knot

Jun 24, 2016
Summer of lost and found by Behrens, Rebecca, author.

Summer of lost and found

Nell is a city girl forced to spend her summer in Roanoke, North Carolina, but when she meets historical reenactor Ambrose, they explore for clues as to what really happened to the lost colonists, turning her once boring vacation into an adventure.

Jun 24, 2016
The secret of the scarab beetle by Meyer, William, 1979- author.

The secret of the scarab beetle

"After his grandfather mysteriously dies, eleven-year-old Horace is given a strange gift--a stone beetle. Horace discovers that he is the heir to an order of time-keeping guardians and finds himself transported back in time to the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 24, 2016
The robber Hotzenplotz by Preussler, Otfried, author.

The robber Hotzenplotz

When a robber steals his grandmother's musical coffee mill, Kasperl and his best friend Seppel try to catch the robber, who enlists the help of his wicked magician friend, Petrosilius Zackleman, a gluttonous villain with a weakness for fried potatoes.

Jun 24, 2016
Rise of the robot army by Venditti, Robert.

Rise of the robot army

Reluctant superhero Miles Taylor battles an army of deadly robots, but struggles to dominate eighth grade at Chapman Middle School, where bullies and unrequited love await.

Jun 24, 2016
The Oval Office escape by Leavitt, Lindsey, author.

The Oval Office escape

"When Ava and Dean are sent to bring lunch to the mice who work in the Situation Room, they discover that the president's cat, Clover, is going to be spending a lot of time in the West Wing"--

Jun 24, 2016
New and improved by Young, Jessica (Jessica E.), author.

New and improved

For their first assignment in fourth grade Finley has to think of an invention that will help the world--but when her Supersonic Sibling Sublimator appears to work too well, and her annoying older brother vanishes, only to reappear laughing at the trick he played, Finley comes up with a new invention she is sure will be a hit.

Jun 24, 2016
My big fat zombie goldfish - any fin is possible by O'Hara, Mo, author.

My big fat zombie goldfish - any fin is possible

Another 2 adventures in the life of Tom and his pet zombie goldfish Frankie. In the first story they experience history truly coming to life in a museum and Frankie has to avoid becoming mummified pet food. In the second story, they have to stop Tom's evil mad scientist older brother and his vampire cat from cheating to win the gold medal at the school sports day.

Jun 24, 2016
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. Team ninja by Saunders, Catherine.

LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. Team ninja

"Join Cole, Jay, Kai, Zane, and Nya in their latest adventure across the exciting land of Ninjago. New enemies are rising|does the team have what it takes to defeat them?"--Publisher.

Jun 24, 2016
The kidnap plot by Butler, Dave, 1973-

The kidnap plot

When young Charlie Pondicherry sets out to rescue his inventor-father from kidnappers, he uncovers a dastardly plan that he must help to foil, and discovers a great truth about himself.

Jun 24, 2016
Jonny Jakes investigates the hamburgers of doom by Judge, Malcolm, author.

Jonny Jakes investigates the hamburgers of doom

Twelve-year-old Jonny Jakes is an undercover reporter for a banned school newspaper, The Woodford Word, and right now he has the story of a lifetime--the new principal is an alien (he does not even try and hide it), Jonny is sure he is planning something nefarious, and it is up to the Word's star (really the only) reporter to find out what it is.

Jun 24, 2016
The it girl by Birchall, Katy, author.

The it girl

Shy, awkward fourteen-year-old Anna is thrust into the spotlight when her father becomes engaged to a very popular actress, leading to both popularity and problems at school.

Jun 24, 2016
Girl vs. boy band - the right track by Jones, Harmony, author.

Girl vs. boy band - the right track

When three noisy, mischievous rising stars of a British boy band come to Los Angeles to make their first album, they stay in the home of a record producer and her seventh-grade daughter, a talented but painfully shy singer-songwriter, urged by her best friend to step into the spotlight.

Jun 24, 2016
The first last day by Cirrone, Dorian, author.

The first last day

Eleven-year-old Haleigh Adams paints a picture with a mysterious set of paints found and now she is stuck in a time loop, but when she realizes her parents have been keeping a secret she and her new best friend Kevin must find the source of the magic paints and the secret of the time loop before it is too late.

Jun 24, 2016
Feathered by Kerbel, Deborah, author.

Feathered

"Finch's family is falling apart, and her best friend has dropped her. She's stuck with the meanest teacher in town, and at home her brother is always with his awful friend Matt. One day, Finch lets out her frustration with a graffiti message in a school bathroom stall. When she returns the next day, she's surprised to find her message has been answered! Suddenly Finch doesn't feel so alone anymore, and a friendship begins. But her new friend is secretive in ways Finch doesn't understand. When t

Jun 24, 2016
Every single second by Springstubb, Tricia, author.

Every single second

Twelve-year-old Nella Sabatini's life is changing too soon, too fast. Her best friend, Clem, doesn't seem concerned; she's busy figuring out the best way to spend the "leap second"-- an extra second about to be added to the world's official clock. The only person who might understand how Nella feels is Angela, but the two of them have gone from being "secret sisters" to not talking at all. Then Angela's idolized big brother makes a terrible, fatal mistake, one that tears apart their tight-knit c

Jun 24, 2016
Cody Harmon, king of pets by Mills, Claudia.

Cody Harmon, king of pets

"Cody Harmon loves animals--he even has nine pets--so when the school holds a pet show fundraiser, it should be his time to shine"--

Jun 24, 2016
Captain Awesome meets Super Dude! - super special by Kirby, Stan, author.

Captain Awesome meets Super Dude! - super special

In this super special, Captain Awesome encounters his biggest villain yet! But just when all might be lost, someone lends a hand. And not just a regular hand. A super hand.

Jun 24, 2016
Campfire cookies by Freeman, Martha, 1956- author.

Campfire cookies

"Secret Cookie Club members Grace, Emma, Olivia and Lucy are thrilled to be back in Flowerpot Cabin with their beloved counselor, Hannah. But when a mysterious letter arrives, Hannah is plunged into despair. After puzzling out the contents of the letter, the campers make a plan to help Hannah--a plan that requires a daring mission to boys camp and a big batch of campfire cookies"--

Jun 24, 2016
Camp wild survival by Marcionette, Jake, author.

Camp wild survival

When his dad takes him and his sister to Camp Wild Survival during summer break, Jake Mathews and his family find themselves in some harrowing, hilarious situations.

Jun 24, 2016
The big move by Leavitt, Lindsey, author.

The big move

"Mice siblings who live in the White House prepare for a new president to move in"--

Jun 24, 2016
The ballad of a broken nose by Svingen, Arne, author.

The ballad of a broken nose

Immersing himself in his love for opera in order to cope with a difficult life, shy and bullied Bart embraces an optimistic outlook and bonds with an outgoing girl who encourages him to perform in a school talent show.

Jun 24, 2016
Art-rageous by Young, Jessica (Jessica E.), author.

Art-rageous

After a class field trip to the art museum, fourth-graders Finley, Henry, and Olivia are assigned a project that is supposed to define art, which is difficult, because they all liked very different paintings--but for their group project they come up with a presentation that captures their combined vision.

Jun 24, 2016
Adora finds a friend by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author.

Adora finds a friend

Energy stores have dropped to dangerous levels and day to day life has been affected for Starlings all over Starland. The Star Darlings are working furiously to discover the source of the crisis and find a solution before their world goes dark. Adora is set to head for Wishworld. Even though things seem out of control on Starland, it's becoming clear that the energy obtained by helping grant wishes is more important than ever.

Jun 24, 2016
The inside job - (and other skills I learned as a superspy) by Pearce, Jackson, author.

The inside job - (and other skills I learned as a superspy)

Together with his friends, twelve-year-old Hale, an overweight and non-athletic double agent against SRS, the corrupt spy organization he was raised in, travels to Switzerland to destroy the SRS bank account.

Jun 24, 2016
Jess's Story by Heppermann, Christine/ Koertge, Ronald/ Marcero, Deborah (ILT)

Jess's Story

Jun 24, 2016
The Land of Stories - An Author's Odyssey by Colfer, Chris

The Land of Stories - An Author's Odyssey

Jun 24, 2016
Rookie of the year by Bildner, Phil.

Rookie of the year

"Rip and Red find that fifth grade continues to challenge them in brand-new ways and discover that sometimes radical change is nothing to be afraid of"--

Jun 24, 2016
Robots rule the school by Hopper, Ada, author.

Robots rule the school

Mrs. Bell challenges her science students to invent their own robots but when they start malfunctioning it becomes up to the DATA Set to deprogram the machines before an army of robots take over the school.

Jun 24, 2016
Peril at the top of the world by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Peril at the top of the world

When a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt go missing in Russia, the Kidd siblings head to St. Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to find the bad guys and locate the treasure.

Jun 24, 2016
One day you'll know by Brooke, Lauren.

One day you'll know

As Amy adjusts to life without her mother, she relies on her friend Ty, who shares with Amy the responsibility for maintaining Heartland, and when she's struck by another family crisis, it's to Ty that she turns for support.

Jun 24, 2016
Nine, ten - a September 11 story by Baskin, Nora Raleigh.

Nine, ten - a September 11 story

Relates how the lives of four children living in different parts of the country intersect and are affected by the events of September 11, 2001.

Jun 24, 2016
Mission atomic by Chadda, Sarwat, author.

Mission atomic

Amy and Dan are shocked to learn that Outcast, a violent renegade who is threatening the lives of innocent people, may be a Cahill family member who is determined to exact revenge.

Jun 24, 2016
Mischief at midnight by Kerr, Esme, author.

Mischief at midnight

After summer break Anastastia and Edie are back at their boarding school, Knight's Haddon, but the friendship they forged last year is threatened by the arrival of a new girl, Janet, who befriends the orphaned Edie--but when Edie begins to think that Janet may not be exactly what she seems to be, events take a dangerous turn.

Jun 24, 2016
The world from up here by Galante, Cecilia, author.

The world from up here

Wren Baker is an anxious twelve-year-old, so when her mother goes into a hospital for depression, and she and her younger brother, who has Asperger's syndrome, go to live with her aunt and her cousin, Silver, who have just recently moved to Pennsylvania,her stress level soars--especially since Silver is a fearless child who conceives a plan to climb Creeper Mountain and interview "Witch Weatherly" for the class history project.

Jun 24, 2016
The jungle book - the classic edition by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

The jungle book - the classic edition

Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle.

Jun 24, 2016
Locker hero by Russell, Rachel Renée, author.

Locker hero

Questioning his resolve to attend public school after being homeschooled when he is targeted by a bully, Max aspires to become like his favorite comic book heroes and finds an unexpected opportunity to be the hero his middle school needs.

Jun 24, 2016
School of the dead by Avi, 1937- author.

School of the dead

For most of Tony Gilbert's life, he has thought of his uncle as "Weird Uncle Charlie." That is, until Uncle Charlie moves in with Tony and his family. Uncle Charlie is still odd, of course--talking about spirits and other supernatural stuff--but he and Tony become fast friends, and Tony ends up having a lot of fun with Uncle Charlie. When Uncle Charlie dies suddenly, Tony is devastated. Then he starts seeing Uncle Charlie everywhere! It doesn't help that Tony switched schools--it was Uncle Charl

Jun 24, 2016
Valley of Kings by Northrop, Michael, author.

Valley of Kings

Journeying to the Valley of Kings, Alex and Ren prepare to combat powerful Death Walkers that are causing trouble throughout the world.

Jun 24, 2016
Sea spell by Donnelly, Jennifer, author.

Sea spell

"Astrid must confront her ancestor, Orfeo, the evil force behind the rise of the monster Abbadon, while Sera and her Black Fins train goblin troops for battle against her uncle Vallerio's death riders"--

Jun 24, 2016
Frank and Lucky get schooled by Perkins, Lynne Rae, author.

Frank and Lucky get schooled

A boy and his dog learn about each other, go to school to learn more, then explore the world around them as they study science, geography and even foreign languages together.

Jun 24, 2016
Argos - the story of Odysseus as told by his loyal dog by Hardy, Ralph, 1960- author.

Argos - the story of Odysseus as told by his loyal dog

Retells the epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War, told from the point of view of the steadfast companion who never gives up hope of his master's safe return.

Jun 24, 2016
Super Fly! - revenge of the roach! by Doodler, Todd H, author, illustrator.

Super Fly! - revenge of the roach!

When Crazy Cockroach and two dung beetle henchmen try to brainwash the children of Stinkopolis using video games, only Super Fly and his sidekick, Fantastic Flea, can stop them.

Jun 24, 2016
The stone warriors by Northrop, Michael, author.

The stone warriors

Twelve-year-olds Alex and Renata are on the run from the Order, which is on the brink of creating an army of indestructible stone warriors to carry out their evil schemes, and only the Lost Spells which his mother used to bring Alex back to life can stop them--and undoing the powerful magic that created the chaos that is now loose in Egypt might very well kill him.

Jun 24, 2016
The lost realm by Rinehart, J. D., author.

The lost realm

"Triplets, Tarlan, Elodie, and Gulph, are no closer to finding each other or gaining the throne. But as the threats to their existence grow, so do their powers. Can the three survive, fulfill the prophecy, and bring peace to the land? Or will they meet an untimely fate?"--

Jun 24, 2016
Princess DisGrace - a royal disaster by Kuenzler, Lou, author.

Princess DisGrace - a royal disaster

Paired with a clumsy, dirty unicorn, a princess who is neither elegant nor graceful must prove herself at Tall Towers Princess Academy.

Jun 24, 2016
When friendship followed me home by Griffin, Paul, 1966- author.

When friendship followed me home

Seventh-grader Ben, always an outsider, is led into a deep friendship with Halley, who is being treated for cancer, by the special dog he and his adoptive mother take in.

Jun 24, 2016
The treasure of Maria Mamoun by Chalfoun, Michelle, author.

The treasure of Maria Mamoun

"An island adventure about a girl from the Bronx on a journey of mystery and discovery"--

Jun 24, 2016
The smoking mirror by Bowles, David (David A.), author.

The smoking mirror

Carol and Johnny Garza are 12-year-old twins whose lives in a small Texas town are forever changed by their mother's unexplained disappearance. Shipped off to relatives in Mexico by their grieving father, the twins soon learn that their mother is a "nagual," a shapeshifter, and that they have inherited her powers. In order to rescue her, they will have to descend into the Aztec underworld and face the dangers that await them.

Jun 24, 2016
The secret fire by Ringwald, Whitaker, author.

The secret fire

Epimetheus wants to control the magical urns that used to belong to Pandora's daughter, and Jax, Ethan, and Tyler's only chance to fight him is a secret weapon--and to realize their family ties are stronger than any magic.

Jun 24, 2016
Ms. Bixby's last day by Anderson, John David, 1975- author.

Ms. Bixby's last day

Loving their gifted teacher, three boys are dismayed when the teacher falls ill and leaves for the rest of the school year, a situation that compels them to share their stories while cutting class and journeying across town together on a fateful day.

Jun 24, 2016
Miss Daisy is still crazy! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Miss Daisy is still crazy!

"When Miss Daisy returns to Ella Mentry School as a substitute teacher, the kids are in for a weird and wacky day of not learning about math, writing, the weather, and more"--

Jun 24, 2016
This is not the Abby show by Fischer, Debbie Reed, 1967-

This is not the Abby show

"A girl with ADHD loves to make people laugh, but when her acting out gets her stuck in summer school, she will have to try her hardest to turn over a new leaf"--

Jun 24, 2016
The somewhat true adventures of Sammy Shine by Cole, Henry, 1955- author, illustrator.

The somewhat true adventures of Sammy Shine

When his toy airplane crashes, a pet mouse becomes lost in the woods.

Jun 24, 2016
Spy to the rescue by Bernstein, Jonathan (Journalist), author.

Spy to the rescue

"When the top-secret spy agency that recruited Bridget turns out to be a fake, Bridget hopes her superspy father will teach her his tricks, stealth codes, and martial-arts moves (WRONG!). Instead of drop-kicking evil villains and shooting laser beams from her lip gloss, he wants to bond over normal (aka BORING!) stuff like TV, fro yo, and boy talk. But when Bridget gets framed for stealing cheerleading secrets and ruining the most glamorous party of the birthday season, her spy instincts kick in

Jun 24, 2016
Thicker than water by Brooke, Lauren.

Thicker than water

It's been a long time since Amy has seen her father. Twelve long years have separated them, and she doesn't know if he could ever really be her father again.

Jun 24, 2016
Towers falling by Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.

Towers falling

"While learning about September 11th, fifth grader De`ja (born after the attacks) realizes how much the events still color her world"--

Jun 24, 2016
Thea Stilton and the Hollywood hoax by

Thea Stilton and the Hollywood hoax

While visiting a movie set in Hollywood, the Thea sisters set out in search of a thief who has stolen an important reel of film from the studio.

Jun 24, 2016
The Soggy, Foggy Campout by Winkler, Henry/ Oliver, Lin/ Garrett, Scott (ILT)

The Soggy, Foggy Campout

Jun 24, 2016
Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 8, The hour of magic - the eighth adventure in the kingdom of fantasy by

Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 8, The hour of magic - the eighth adventure in the kingdom of fantasy

A visit to a mysterious clock store leads Geronimo Stilton back to the Kingdom of Fantasy which is facing a crisis: something is making the magical timepiece that measures out the life of Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, run fast so she is aging at an alarming rate--and if she dies, so does the Kingdom.

Jun 24, 2016
Sticks & stones by Mlynowski, Sarah, author.

Sticks & stones

Nory, Bax, and their friends are in a special class at Dunwiddle Magic School, a class for children whose magic is unpredictable--and while Nory is finding an outlet for her dritten-self (a combination of a kitten and dragon), in the kittenball team, Bax is worried because all he can do is turn into a rock, and nobody knows why.

Jun 24, 2016
Fright in the night by Gardner, Lyn, author.

Fright in the night

"Gruesome and Grisly McNasty will stop at nothing for TREASURE. Not even their pirate ship sinking will get in their way. They hijack a fishing trawler, force the crew to walk the plank and set sail for Little Snoring, where they know Captain Syd's legendary hoard is buried. When best friends Tat and Hetty realize the pirate twins have returned, they plan to give them a real fright in the night."--From back cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Lola Levine and the ballet scheme by Brown, Monica, 1969- author.

Lola Levine and the ballet scheme

"A new girl has joined Lola Levine's second-grade class. When they get off on the wrong foot, they are forced to spend time together...and learn they have more in common than they thought"--

Jun 24, 2016
The return of Meteor Boy? by Boniface, William.

The return of Meteor Boy?

While working on a time machine for the Spring Science Fair, Ordinary Boy discovers the true identity of long-lost Superopolis hero Meteor Boy.

Jun 24, 2016
Mayhem by Salane, Jeffrey, author.

Mayhem

M Freeman has been through the Lawless School for criminal masterminds and the Fulbright Academy for extreme law enforcement, but her memory has been erased and she thinks she is a normal middle school student--but when a hitman from Lawless targets her, everything comes back, and she goes on the run with the help of the Ronins, a ragtag group made up of expelled students of both schools who have their own agenda.

Jun 24, 2016
The wolf's boy by Beckhorn, Susan Williams, 1953- author.

The wolf's boy

"Marked as tabat--the unlucky one--Kai and his wolf, Uff, must brave the long winter together and learn what it takes to survive on their own"--

Jun 24, 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - out of the shadows - the movie novelization by Lewman, David, adapter.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - out of the shadows - the movie novelization

"New York City. An old menace returns. New mutations arise. The ultimate showdown approaches. Our heroes must rise up again to save the city they love, even if it means exposing themselves for who they truly are ... Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! This retelling of the hit movie features eight pages of full-color Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle images!"--Back cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Tea with milk by Say, Allen.

Tea with milk

After growing up near San Francisco, a young Japanese woman returns with her parents to their native Japan, but she feels foreign and out of place.

Jun 24, 2016
Split decision by Payton, Belle, author.

Split decision

After Alex and Ava see star Ashland Tigers quarterback PJ Kelly coming back from a dirt-biking trip--which is totally against the team's rules--they're at odds about whether they should tell Coach. Alex thinks PJ deserves to be punished, but Ava sees the repercussions this could have for Coach's team, which is already starting to shrink because people are worried about football injuries. The twins' clash has them giving each other the silent treatment ... which means Ava's not there to help Alex

Jun 24, 2016
Snowize & Snitch - highly effective defective detectives by Briner, K. H. (Karen Hilarye), 1969- author.

Snowize & Snitch - highly effective defective detectives

A once-intrepid spy, a dignified rodent, and a girl with a perplexing past team up to find out who is draining the minds of great scientists of their knowledge.

Jun 24, 2016