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System Overload by Cheverton, Mark

System Overload

Jul 19, 2016
Eddie Rickenbacker- boy pilot and racer by Sisson, Kathryn Cleven

Eddie Rickenbacker- boy pilot and racer

Jul 19, 2016
Ghost ship by Soderberg, Erin, author.

Ghost ship

Wally, a golden retriever puppy, is pranked by a couple of pugs, then spends the night on an abandoned, and possibly haunted, pirate ship.

Jul 20, 2016
Flip's surprise talent by Hapka, Cathy, author.

Flip's surprise talent

Pearl and her friends Echo, Splash, and Flip rehearse for their group routine for Show Off Day, but with all of their different interests, the dolphin friends must come up with a compromise or risk humiliation in front of the whole dolphin community.

Jul 20, 2016
Lydia the reading fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Lydia the reading fairy

When Jack Frost steals Lydia the reading fairy's magical star badge, Kirsty and Rachel must save the day.

Jul 20, 2016
Kathryn the gym fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Kathryn the gym fairy

When Jack Frost steals Kathryn the gym fairy's magical star badge, best friends Kirsty and Rachel must save the day.

Jul 20, 2016
Marissa the science fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Marissa the science fairy

When Jack Frost steals Marissa the science fairy's magical star badge, Kirsty and Rachel must save the day.

Jul 20, 2016
Under the lagoon by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

Under the lagoon

"The fairies in Never Land think that mermaids are nothing but trouble. So when Gabby befriends a mermaid, Kate, Mia, and Lainey warn her to stay away. But Gabby doesn't want to lose her new friend!"--

Jul 20, 2016
The science fair is freaky! by Chabert, Jack, author.

The science fair is freaky!

For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Jul 20, 2016
The soggy, foggy campout by Winkler, Henry, 1945- author.

The soggy, foggy campout

When Hank's family goes camping to help him write a poem about nature, a rainstorm threatens to ruin their night and it is up to Hank to make sure the night does not turn into a soggy, foggy failure.

Jul 20, 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.

Jul 20, 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"--

Jul 20, 2016
Snap of the super-goop by Cummings, Troy, author.

Snap of the super-goop

Alexander keeps seeing monsters he has previously conquered, but every time he gets close they disappear and his friends are beginning to think he is delusional--but when one of their teachers turns into a blob of super-goop right before their eyes they realize the team is dealing with a shape-shifter, and it is after the Notebook of Doom.

Jul 20, 2016
Alison the art fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Alison the art fairy

"Best friends Kirsty Tate and Rachel Walker usually only get to spend vacations and holidays with each other. But for a special week, they'll both be going to the same school!... Jack Frost is causing trouble at the Fairyland School--and the School Day Fairies need help! Alison's gold art badge is nowhere to be found"--

Jul 20, 2016
Daisy the Kitten by Clarke, Jane

Daisy the Kitten

Jul 21, 2016
The Silky Seal Pup by Cobb, Amelia

The Silky Seal Pup

Jul 21, 2016
Mr. Zip and the Capital Z by Bryant-Palmer, Kimberly

Mr. Zip and the Capital Z

Jul 21, 2016
Battle of the bands by Calonita, Jen, author.

Battle of the bands

Twelve-year old Mackenzie "Mac" Lowell accompanies her favorite boy band, Perfect Storm, on another road trip and chronicles her experiences on tour.

Jul 21, 2016
Terror on a treasure hunt - an unoffical minetrapped adventure. 3 by Morgan, Winter, author.

Terror on a treasure hunt - an unoffical minetrapped adventure. 3

"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"--

Jul 22, 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.

Jul 22, 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.

Jul 22, 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

Jul 22, 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.

Jul 22, 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.

Jul 22, 2016
William Henry Harrison- young Tippecanoe by Peckham, Howard Henry

William Henry Harrison- young Tippecanoe

Jul 24, 2016
Skeleton Island by Sage, Angie, author.

Skeleton Island

Stranded overnight during a school trip to Skeleton Island, Araminta and her best friend Wanda must thwart a terrifying crew of pirate skeletons.

Jul 24, 2016
Big wish by Robshaw, Brandon, author.

Big wish

When a shooting star grants Sam a million wishes (as long as they are logically possible) he thinks that he will be able to make his life better at his new school--but he soon learns that you have to be very careful, because wishes can have unexpected consequences.

Jul 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.

Jul 25, 2016
Still a Work in Progress by Knowles, Jo

Still a Work in Progress

Jul 25, 2016
Voyagers. 6, The seventh element by Mass, Wendy, 1967- author.

Voyagers. 6, 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.

Jul 25, 2016
Talking leaves by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Talking leaves

"The story of Sequoyah and the creation of the Cherokee syllabary, as told by his thirteen year old son"--

Jul 25, 2016
Spirit animals, fall of the beasts. 3, The return by Johnson, Varian, author.

Spirit animals, fall of the beasts. 3, The return

Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan race to stop an ancient enemy with the power to strip spirit animals from their partners, while one young hero faces the loss of a spirit companion.

Jul 25, 2016
Where are you going, Baby Lincoln? by DiCamillo, Kate, author.

Where are you going, Baby Lincoln?

Baby Lincoln has had enough of her older sister, Eugenia, telling her what to do and sets out on her own on a journey of self-discovery.

Jul 25, 2016
The President's Mane Is Missing by Angleberger, Tom/ Bell, Cece (ILT)

The President's Mane Is Missing

Jul 25, 2016
The phantom of the theater / A Geronimo Stilton Adventure by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

The phantom of the theater / A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

When a famous opera singer arrives at Gloomeria's Royal Mousetropolitan Theater to perform, the phantom of the theater threatens to ruin the show due to a grudge against her, forcing Geronimo and Creepella to investigate.

Jul 25, 2016
VIP - Battle of the bands by Calonita, Jen, author.

VIP - Battle of the bands

Twelve-year old Mackenzie "Mac" Lowell accompanies her favorite boy band, Perfect Storm, on another road trip and chronicles her experiences on tour.jueni

Jul 25, 2016
Stars so sweet by Dairman, Tara, author.

Stars so sweet

"Just as Gladys Gatsby prepares to enter the complicated world of middle school, her secret gig as the New York Standard's youngest restaurant critic won't be a secret much longer--and Gladys must enlist the help of her Parisian aunt to be true to herself, and honest with her friends and family"--

Jul 25, 2016
The parent agency - pick your perfect mom and dad by Baddiel, David, author.

The parent agency - pick your perfect mom and dad

"Barry said, a third time, "I wish I had better parents!" And then suddenly the entire room started to shake ... Barry Bennett hates being called Barry. In fact it's number 2 on the list of things he blames his parents for, along with 1) 'being boring' and 3) 'always being tired'. But there is a world, not far from this one, where parents don't have children. That's far too random for something so big and important. In this world, children are allowed to choose their parents. For Barry Bennett,

Jul 25, 2016
Supergirl at Super Hero High by Yee, Lisa, author.

Supergirl at Super Hero High

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2016
Nine, ten - a September 11 story by Baskin, Nora Raleigh, author.

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.

Jul 25, 2016
My miserable life by Block, Francesca Lia.

My miserable life

An overprotective mother, an unfriendly older sister, and a friend-stealing school bully are some of the challenges faced by thoughtful ten-year-old Ben Hunter of Filmland, California.

Jul 25, 2016
The not-a-pig by Faber, Polly, author.

The not-a-pig

"Mango Allsorts is good at all sorts of things, not just karate and chess. Bambang is most definitely not-a-pig and is now lost in a very busy city. When the two unexpectedly meet, a friendship begins. Bambang requires a great deal of coaxing and comforting to help him acclimate to the big city, and Mango is just the girl for the job. But when Mango faces a nerve-racking challenge of her own, will Bambang be able to return the favor? Filled with adventures and plenty of banana pancakes, this col

Jul 25, 2016
The Prizewinners of Piedmont Place by Doyle, Bill H., 1968- author.

The Prizewinners of Piedmont Place

"Eleven-year-old Cal must convince his lovably wacky family to compete in a contest where the winners are granted twenty minutes to grab anythingfrom King Wonder's world-famous shop"--

Jul 25, 2016
The wolves of Currumpaw by Grill, William, author, artist.

The wolves of Currumpaw

Lobo, the legendary leader of a band of cattle-killing wolves has been terrorizing cattle ranchers and their livestock in the American Southwest. Bounty hunter Ernest Thompson Seton, sets out to trap and exterminate Lobo.

Jul 25, 2016
The virtue of ardor by MacDangereuse, T.T.

The virtue of ardor

Passionate, restless, Phoebe feels stifled by her fater's control until a charming traveling merchant named Finnus helps her escape. Once they reach their destination, however, Phoebe's fervor threatens to put the duo in extremis in this epic saga from Ooo's most celebrated writer, T. T. MacDangereuse.

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 2016
Sticks & stones by Cooper, Abby, author.

Sticks & stones

Twelve-year-old Elyse has a rare genetic disorder makes the words other people say about her appear on her body.

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful and the horrible hoo-hah by Nadin, Joanna, author.

Penny Dreadful and the horrible hoo-hah

Jul 25, 2016
The Silky Seal pup by Cobb, Amelia (Children's author), author.

The Silky Seal pup

The Rescue Zoo is Zoe's home. When she finds out it might have to close, she is determined to come up with a plan to save ilt. If she doesn't, friendly seal pup, Star, might end up homeless.

Jul 25, 2016
Wandmaker by Masessa, Ed, author.

Wandmaker

Henry Leach the Eighth is descended from a long line of wandmakers, but he still has not managed to make his very first wand do anything--and while he keeps trying he is also having to deal with a bully at school, and even worse, his eight-year-old little sister Brianna who has a positive genius for getting in his way.

Jul 25, 2016
The thing about leftovers by Payne, C. C., author.

The thing about leftovers

"Fizzy struggles to find her place in her blended family after her parents' divorce, hoping her entry in the Southern Living Cook-Off will show them she is more than just a leftover kid"--

Jul 25, 2016
Soar by Wymer, Tracy Edward, author.

Soar

Seventh grader Eddie is determined honor his father°

Jul 25, 2016
This is not a werewolf story by Evans, Sandra, 1970- author.

This is not a werewolf story

"This is the story of boarding school student Raul, who waits for sunset--and the mysterious, marvelous phenomenon that allows him to go home"--

Jul 25, 2016
Things too huge to fix by saying sorry by Vaught, Susan, 1965- author.

Things too huge to fix by saying sorry

"A family mystery leads Dani Beans to investigate the secrets of Ole Miss and the dark history of race relations in Oxford, Mississippi"--

Jul 25, 2016
The Trouble With Babies by Mills, Claudia/ Kath, Katie (ILT)

The Trouble With Babies

Jul 25, 2016
The wizard's wand - the ninth adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

The wizard's wand - the ninth adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy

Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, has disappeared, along with three powerful magical objects, the Book of a Thousand Spells, the Crystal Sphere, and the Whispering Wand, and Geronimo Stilton is once again called on to confront an evil wizard, rescue the Queen, recover the objects, and save the entire Kingdom of Fantasy.

Jul 25, 2016
Zoe in wonderland by Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.), author.

Zoe in wonderland

"Introverted, daydream-prone Zoe is afraid her real life will never be as exciting as her imaginary one"--

Jul 25, 2016
Skeleton Island by Sage, Angie, author.

Skeleton Island

Stranded overnight during a school trip to Skeleton Island, Araminta and her best friend Wanda must thwart a terrifying crew of pirate skeletons.

Jul 25, 2016
The secret life of pets - the junior novelization by Lewman, David, author.

The secret life of pets - the junior novelization

Max is a dog with a perfect life -- he lives in a New York City apartment with his owner, Katie, and has pet friends all over his building. But all that changes when Katie brings home another dog -- Duke! When they get lost in the city, Max and Duke will have to learn to work together to find their way home.

Jul 25, 2016
Zooman Sam by Lowry, Lois, author.

Zooman Sam

Four-year-old Sam's appearance as a zookeeper at his nursery school's Future Job Day leads him to a number of exciting activities and discoveries, including reading.

Jul 25, 2016
Serafina and the Twisted Staff by Beatty, Robert, 1963- author.

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.

Jul 25, 2016
System overload - an unofficial Minecrafter's adventure by Cheverton, Mark, author.

System overload - an unofficial Minecrafter's adventure

When more glitches appear in the Minecraft world, Gameknight and his friends must travel deep underground to face the remains of Herobrine's henchmen and stop the server from overloading.

Jul 25, 2016
The Ultimate Truth by Brooks, Kevin

The Ultimate Truth

Jul 25, 2016
William Henry Harrison - young Tippecanoe by Peckham, Howard H. (Howard Henry), 1910-1995.

William Henry Harrison - young Tippecanoe

A biography focusing on the early years of the man who distinguished himself at the Battle of Tippecanoe and was later elected as the ninth president of the United States.

Jul 25, 2016
Vault of shadows by Maberry, Jonathan.

Vault of shadows

"Milo must choose between risking his life to save both the human and magical universes--or to live and save only his own"--

Jul 25, 2016
Tales of Westerford - Dragons, Knights and Kings by Womack, Darryl

Tales of Westerford - Dragons, Knights and Kings

Jul 25, 2016
Sting by Watson, Jude, author.

Sting

March and Jules are teenage twins, following in their father's footsteps as jewel thieves, but when their latest job goes wrong they end up with one jewel, a sapphire called the Morning Star, one of three cursed jewels--and the only way they can break the curse is to elude the FBI, Interpol, and a gang of international criminals, find the other two jewels, and reunite them.

Jul 25, 2016
Stay a spell by Time, Nicholas O., author.

Stay a spell

Three middle schoolers travel back in time to 1977 with the help of a magical library book.

Jul 25, 2016
The Snake Trap by Brooks, Kevin

The Snake Trap

Jul 25, 2016
The rat prince by Hodder, Bridget.

The rat prince

A new take on the Cinderella story, told from her point of view as well as that of a royal rat turned coachman.

Jul 25, 2016
Ranger in Time. Race to the South Pole by Messner, Kate, author.

Ranger in Time. Race to the South Pole

Once again the mysterious box takes the golden retriever Ranger back in time, and he finds himself on Robert Falcon Scott's ship, the Terra Nova, headed for Antarctica, where his mission is to save Jack Nin, a Chinese-Maori stowaway from New Zealand, from the blizzards, unstable ice, and the other hazards that lie ahead for the doomed expedition.

Jul 25, 2016
Not as we know it by Avery, Tom (Children's story writer).

Not as we know it

Can a mysterious sea creature save eleven-year-old Jamie's very sick twin brother?

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful causes a kerfuffle by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful causes a kerfuffle

Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster. Penny creates mishap, mayhem and misadventure wherever she goes.

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful cooks up a calamity by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful cooks up a calamity

Penny can't help but attract mischief, no matter where she goes. Follow Penny's disastrous misadventures in her fourth book, featuring three more brilliant stories -she's a national treasure in the making!

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful is a complete catastrophe by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful is a complete catastrophe

Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster. Starring in three brand-new stories, Penny creates mishap, mayhem and misadventure wherever she goes!

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster

"My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' bit is my dad's joke. But I do not see the funny side. Plus it is not even true that I am dreadful. It's just that sometimes my brilliant ideas don't work out completely brilliantly. Like, I didn't mean for my cousin to end up bald and covered in superglue, and I also didn't mean to steal our neighbour's dog and make him speak Russian. It is not my fault. I can't help it. I'm just a Magnet for Disaster"--Back cover. Fi

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful is incredibly contagious by Nadin, Joanna, author.

Penny Dreadful is incredibly contagious

Jul 25, 2016
Penny Dreadful is a record breaker by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful is a record breaker

"Three hilarious short stories in one book: Penny Dreadful versus the Vampire, in which Penny is worried about growing up to be a clown and decides to embark on a career as a vampire hunter instead; Penny Dreadful Looks on the Bright Side, in which miserable Grandma Grimshaw comes to stay and Penny and her best friend Cosmo appeal to her softer side, and Penny Dreadful and the World Record, in which Penny attempts to get her name in the record books."--Publisher information. First person recount

Jul 25, 2016
Swamp - Louisiana, 1851 by Duey, Kathleen, author.

Swamp - Louisiana, 1851

"No one in Lily LeGrand's Cajun community is willing to help search for Paul Courville, who is missing in the bayou along with his mean-spirited older brothers, William and Mark. Why should they? Paul's wealthy plantation-owner father has made no secret of his disdain for Cajuns. But Paul has always been kind to Lily, defending her against his brothers' merciless taunts and humiliating pranks--and Lily refuses to turn her back on him when his life is in danger. On her own in the maze of the dang

Jul 25, 2016
Billy Sure, kid entrepreneur and the invisble inventor by Sharpe, Luke (Children's fiction writer)

Billy Sure, kid entrepreneur and the invisble inventor

Jul 25, 2016
Barbie star light adventure by Tillworth, Mary, author.

Barbie star light adventure

"When the stars are in danger, Barbie travels to another planet on an important mission to save them. Will her special powers be strong enough to make the stars dance and save the galaxy?"--cover.

Jul 25, 2016
The Land of Stories - an author's odyssey by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author.

The Land of Stories - an author's odyssey

In order to end the Masked Man's literary army, the twins and their friends must enter Conner's short stories, where they find allies in unexpected places.

Jul 25, 2016
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 11, Sea monster surprise! by

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 11, Sea monster surprise!

"Bart Barnacle, the prehistoric pirate who has been visiting the cavemice, is ready to return to his pirate island home. It's so far away that the Stiltonoots offer to accompany him on the long, treacherous journey over the sea. On the way, they encounter megalithic danger and hungry sea monsters"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 25, 2016
Dumbness is a dish best served cold - by Jamie Kelly by Benton, Jim.

Dumbness is a dish best served cold - by Jamie Kelly

Jamie and her friends Angeline and Isabella are studying "personal finance" in school, so they decide to put their heads together and come up with a way to earn serious money by creating some kind of food--the only trouble is none of them know anything about cooking.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2016
Darkstalker by Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author.

Darkstalker

Long before the SandWing and the Dragonet Prophecy, Darkstalker, half NightWing and half IceWing, is hatched under the three moons--born into a divided heritage, he is destined to become the most powerful and dangerous dragon Pyrhhia will ever know, and it will take the combined efforts of a SeaWing named Fatham and a NightWing seer named Clearsight to come up with a way to save all the kingdoms from his anger.

Jul 25, 2016
The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase by Mass, Wendy

The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase

Jul 25, 2016
Jess's story by Heppermann, Christine, author.

Jess's story

Jess is a superstar on the field and on the court but a disaster in the kitchen, must to the dismay of her chef mother, until the mysterious witch Ms. M teaches Jess and her best friends Sadie and Maya all about growing herbs and using them in cooking. Includes a recipe and tips for young chefs.

Jul 25, 2016
High five Mallory! by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964- author.

High five Mallory!

Mallory starts fifth grade and has to adjust to a new teacher, a tough school project, and trouble with her best friend that involves her brother Max.

Jul 25, 2016
Fearsome foursome by Esposito, John, author.

Fearsome foursome

Presents the terrifying tales of the Fearsome Foursome, four kids who try to out-scare each other.

Jul 25, 2016
The danger game by Brooks, Kevin, author.

The danger game

Thirteen-year-old Travis is still trying to get his life back on track following the death of his parents. But he can't shake the feeling that the crash that killed them wasn't an accident. He's trying to stop obsessing about it by solving a petty-thieving spree at school, but the distraction isn't enough. Especially when he begins to suspect that there's a traitor at the heart of the private detective business his parents ran - and that that traitor sold his parents out. The question is why? On

Jul 25, 2016
Lucy by Cecil, Randy

Lucy

Jul 25, 2016
The Littlest Bigfoot by Weiner, Jennifer/ Mulvanny, Sara (ILT)

The Littlest Bigfoot

Jul 25, 2016
Lion Island - Chinese Cuba's warrior of words by Engle, Margarita, author.

Lion Island - Chinese Cuba's warrior of words

A biographical novel about Antonio Chuffat, a Chinese-African-Cuban messenger boy in 1870s Cuba who became a translator and documented the freedom struggle of indentured Chinese laborers in his country.

Jul 25, 2016
Hundred percent by Young, Karen Romano, author.

Hundred percent

Christine Gouda, called Tink, and her best friend Jackie are entering sixth grade, and suddenly everything seems awkward and just plain wrong--boys are behaving differently, clothes do not fit the way they should, long term friendships suddenly seem tenuous, and most of all she needs a new nickname because "Tink" just does not fit anymore.

Jul 25, 2016
Koldo the Arctic warrior by Blade, Adam, author.

Koldo the Arctic warrior

Gwildor's arctic people have cruelly imprisoned Koldo the Arctic Warrior. Koldo is a good Beast who wants to protect the land, so Tom sets about freeing him. But the shocking arrival of Freya, Mistress of the Beasts, brings a new and terrible danger.

Jul 25, 2016
Mr. Zip and the Capital Z by Bryant-Palmer, Kimberly, author.

Mr. Zip and the Capital Z

Come journey with Mr. Zip and Peanut Johnson through the wonders of The Capital Z, a shop filled with history and mystery. Find out what Peanut discovers, as he witnesses his ancestor Milkweed Johnson, then General Andrew Jackson and George Washington face both regrettable decisions... and heartening success!

Jul 25, 2016
Click here to start - a novel by Markell, Denis.

Click here to start - a novel

When Ted inherits his uncle's apartment "and all the treasure within," he realizes the apartment is set up like a real-life video game and must solve the puzzles with his friends to discover the treasure.

Jul 25, 2016
Harriet the spy, double agent by Gold, Maya.

Harriet the spy, double agent

While spying on her New York City neighborhood with a new friend, Annie, twelve-year-old Harriet decides that the only way to learn Annie's many secrets is to spy on her, as well.

Jul 25, 2016
Amelia Bedelia ties the knot by Parish, Herman, author.

Amelia Bedelia ties the knot

When she is asked to be a flower girl in Aunt Mary's beach wedding, Amelia Bedelia helps plan and prepare before the big day.

Jul 25, 2016
The best man by Peck, Richard, 1934- author.

The best man

"Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll never forget"--

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2016
Attaboy, Sam! by Lowry, Lois, author.

Attaboy, Sam!

Sam is able to help his sister Anastasia with the poem she is writing for their mother's birthday, but his own efforts to create a special perfume are disastrous.

Jul 25, 2016
The crimson skew by Grove, S. E., author.

The crimson skew

In a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption--when all of the continents were flung into different time periods, Sophia Tims journeys home to Boston, anticipating her runion with Theo, but he has been conscripted to fight in the Western War, Prime Minister Broadgirldle's twisted vision of Manifest Destiny.

Jul 25, 2016
The emerald mask by Varian, H. K., author.

The emerald mask

As Gabriella learns to control her shapeshifting powers, she discovers information about the Emerald Wildcat, a shapeshifter who used their jaguar powers to fight crime, and wonders if they could be related.

Jul 25, 2016
The gathering storm by Varian, H. K., author.

The gathering storm

When four middle schoolers start developing powers, including the ability to transform into mythological animals, they discover they are part of a line of magical shapeshifters who must save their town from a powerful warlock.

Jul 25, 2016
Ice age - collision course - the junior novel. by

Ice age - collision course - the junior novel.

An asteroid is headed straight for Earth and that can only mean one thing for the Ice Age herd--extinction! But the prehistoric pals take swift action and do everything they can to try and save the world. Join along in this exciting retelling of Ice Age: Collision Course.

Jul 25, 2016
Eddie Rickenbacker - Boy pilot and racer by Sisson, Kathryn Cleven, 1904-

Eddie Rickenbacker - Boy pilot and racer

A biography of an automobile racer and pilot who contributed a great deal towards the growth of military and commercial aviation in the United States.

Jul 25, 2016
My gym teacher is an alien overlord by Solomons, David, author.

My gym teacher is an alien overlord

Luke, disgruntled that his brother and friend have become superheroes, fails at solving crimes alone but when he discovers an alien plot to overthrow the world, only his sworn enemy will listen.

Jul 25, 2016
Alexander Hamilton - Young statesman by Higgins, Helen Boyd.

Alexander Hamilton - Young statesman

Provides a fictional account of the childhood of the man who would become the first Secretary of the Treasury, as he enjoys peaceful days with his books and pet parrot on Caribbean islands, dreaming of one day attending college in the American Colonies.

Jul 25, 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"--

Jul 25, 2016
John Hancock - Independent boy by Sisson, Kathryn Cleven, 1904-

John Hancock - Independent boy

States.

Jul 25, 2016
Live and Let Swim - My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by O'hara, Mo/ Jagucki, Marek (ILT)

Live and Let Swim - My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish

Jul 25, 2016
The curse of the were-hyena - a Monstertown mystery by Hale, Bruce, author.

The curse of the were-hyena - a Monstertown mystery

When Mr. Chu, the coolest teacher ever, develops some very unusual habits and appears to be a monster, best friends Carlos and Benny investigate.

Jul 25, 2016
Immortal war by Somper, Justin.

Immortal war

When the Pirate Federation and Nocturnals form an alliance to battle the renegade Vampirates, twins Connor and Grace Tempest each have important roles to play in the war--he as a pirate warrior and she as a powerful healer working with the war-wounded.

Jul 25, 2016
Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two by Thorne, Jack, author, creator.

Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two

As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.

Jul 25, 2016
Frederick Douglass - Young defender of human rights by Myers, Elisabeth P.

Frederick Douglass - Young defender of human rights

Story of famous civil rights advocate and presidential advisor Frederick Douglass's early years.

Jul 25, 2016
Battle in the Overworld by Morgan, Winter, author.

Battle in the Overworld

When a TNT explosion destroys the academy on graduation day, it's up to Lucy, Jane, and Phoebe to use their training to battle the evil force that is taking over the Overworld.

Jul 25, 2016
A most magical girl by Foxlee, Karen, 1971- author.

A most magical girl

"When Annabel's mother abruptly leaves her with her two mysterious aunts, she is thrust into a magical side of Victorian London she never knew existed and discovers that she is the key to saving it from an evil wizard bent on destroying all good magic"--

Jul 25, 2016
Moo by Creech, Sharon

Moo

Jul 25, 2016
Missing Arabella by Siebel, Kathryn.

Missing Arabella

When twin sisters become separated after a big fight, their strong sense of attachment leads them to find one another again.

Jul 25, 2016
The Ministry of Suits by Gamble, Paul

The Ministry of Suits

Jul 25, 2016
Maxi's secrets - (or what you can learn from a dog) by Plourde, Lynn, author.

Maxi's secrets - (or what you can learn from a dog)

"Fifth-grader Timminy, who's small for his age and new in town, isn't eager to start middle school--but he gets a great consolation prize in Maxi, a big, deaf, lovable dog"--

Jul 25, 2016
The marvelous magic of Miss Mabel by Lowe, Natasha, author.

The marvelous magic of Miss Mabel

"When young Mabel Ratcliff goes to study magic at Ruthersfield Academy, she discovers not only that being a proper witch is harder than she thought, but also that she is adopted"--

Jul 25, 2016
Makoons by Erdrich, Louise, author.

Makoons

Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

Jul 25, 2016
Judy Moody and the bucket list by McDonald, Megan, author.

Judy Moody and the bucket list

Discovering Grandma Lou's mysterious "bucket list" of things that she wants to do in her lifetime, Judy Moody is inspired to create a list of her own goals, from learning to do a cartwheel to visiting Antarctica.

Jul 25, 2016
Jonny Jakes investigates the old school ghoul by Judge, Malcolm, author.

Jonny Jakes investigates the old school ghoul

Fresh from his triumph in exposing the principal of his school as an alien, investigative reporter Jonny Jakes (an alias) and his underground newspaper are confronted by another problem--the new principal, Mr. Chattersly, has established a competing school newspaper, and by-the-way he is sharing a body with the infamous first principal, Victory Piggot, a notorious school ghoul.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2016
I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980

On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.

Jul 25, 2016
Humphrey's mixed-up magic trick by Birney, Betty G, author.

Humphrey's mixed-up magic trick

"The students of Room 26 are doing reports about the jobs they want to have when they grow up--and Humphrey the classroom pet hamster helps aspiring magician Miranda show the class about her own dream job"--

Jul 25, 2016
Horus and the curse of everlasting regret by Voskuil, Hannah.

Horus and the curse of everlasting regret

In 1934, hoping to earn the $1,000 reward they both need, young Peter and Tunie team up with Tunie's bat, Perch, and an Egyptian boy, Horus, cursed and mummified at age ten, to find a ten-year-old missing girl, Dorothy James.

Jul 25, 2016
The haunting of Falcon House by Yelchin, Eugene, author, illustrator.

The haunting of Falcon House

In 1891, twelve-year-old Lev Lvov travels to Saint Petersburg, Russia, to assume his duties as Prince, but must first use his special gift to rid the House of Lions of a ghost.

Jul 25, 2016
The haunter by Stine, R. L, author.

The haunter

On Halloween, Sammy and his friends go to the haunted Barlow house where he has a strange, frightening experience, but what he doesn't realize is that he is possessed by a ghost that wants to turn him into a ghost as well.

Jul 25, 2016
Gretel Pushes Back by Holub, Joan/ Williams, Suzanne

Gretel Pushes Back

Jul 25, 2016
The girl who drank the moon by Barnhill, Kelly Regan, author.

The girl who drank the moon

"An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster named Glerk and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, Fyrian. Xan rescues th

Jul 25, 2016
Ghastly battle - an unoffical minetrapped adventure. 4 by Morgan, Winter, author.

Ghastly battle - an unoffical minetrapped adventure. 4

Searching for the individual they believe is responsible for trapping them in their Minecraft game, Michael, Simon, and Lily are forced to escape through a portal into the Nether, where they must battle an angry army of ghasts.

Jul 25, 2016
Fuzzy by Angleberger, Tom, author.

Fuzzy

When Max (Maxine Zealster) befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, she helps him navigate Vanguard Middle School and together they reveal the truth behind the Robot Integration Program.

Jul 25, 2016
Furthermore - a novel by Mafi, Tahereh, author.

Furthermore - a novel

"Twelve-year-old Alice Queensmeadow, with the help of her friend Oliver, travels through the dangerous, magical land of Furthermore in order to rescue her missing father and prove her own magical abilities"--

Jul 25, 2016
Full of Beans by Holm, Jennifer L, author.

Full of Beans

Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

Jul 25, 2016
Friday Barnes, under suspicion by Spratt, R. A.

Friday Barnes, under suspicion

"The mystery continues in this middle-grade series about a genius girl detective who solves crimes at her exclusive boarding school"--

Jul 25, 2016
Framed! - a T.O.A.S.T. mystery by Ponti, James, author.

Framed! - a T.O.A.S.T. mystery

In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his best friend Margaret help thwart the biggest art heist in United States history.

Jul 25, 2016
Five children on the Western Front by Saunders, Kate, 1960- author.

Five children on the Western Front

In 19148, on the eve of the First World War, Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert is a Cambridge scholar, and Jane is at high school when the sand fairy, Psammead, suddenly reappears, and his magic has a more serious purpose than when the siblings were children.

Jul 25, 2016
Dog Man by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author, artist.

Dog Man

George and Harold create a new comic book hero in Dog Man, a crimefighter with the head of a police dog and the body of a policeman, who faces off against his archnemesis Petey the cat.

Jul 25, 2016
Digby O'day Up, Up, and Away by Hughes, Shirley/ Vulliamy, Clara (ILT)

Digby O'day Up, Up, and Away

Jul 25, 2016
The Bronze Key by Black, Holly/ Clare, Cassandra

The Bronze Key

Jul 25, 2016
Balthazar Fabuloso in the lair of the humbugs by Brindle, I. J., author.

Balthazar Fabuloso in the lair of the humbugs

As part of his family's magic act, eleven-year-old Balthazar is the only member without real magical powers, but when his family disappears in the middle of a performance, Balthazar must work with with a ragtag crew of misfits to save the day.

Jul 25, 2016
Applesauce Weather by Frost, Helen/ Bates, Amy June (ILT)

Applesauce Weather

Jul 25, 2016
Abner Doubleday- boy baseball pioneer by Dunham, Montrew

Abner Doubleday- boy baseball pioneer

Jul 25, 2016
3 of a kind by Gavin, Rohan, author.

3 of a kind

When his father's loyal housekeeper goes missing, thirteen-year-old Darkus, an extraordinary crimesolver, his father, Alan, and stepsister, Tilly, go to Las Vegas where they again face the Combination criminal organization.

Jul 25, 2016
Daisy the kitten by Clarke, Jane, 1954- author.

Daisy the kitten

In Daisy the Kitten the little animals are taking part in a bake-off when Daisy suddenly complains of a sore mouth and paws. Dr KittyCat and Peanut have to keep their cool to solve the problem of Daisy's painful mouth and make her better so that she can put the finishing touches to her cupcakes and be in with a chance of winning the competition.

Jul 25, 2016
Frank Einstein and the evoBlaster belt by Scieszka, Jon, author.

Frank Einstein and the evoBlaster belt

Boy genius Frank Einstein finds himself in competition with his classmate and archrival T. Edison and his sign-language-speaking sidekick, Mr. Chimp, over Frank's newest invention: the EvoBlaster Belt.

Jul 25, 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.

Jul 25, 2016
Going, going, gone by Time, Nicholas O., author.

Going, going, gone

Three middle schoolers travel back in time to the 1950s with the help of a magical library book.

Jul 25, 2016
Big wish by Robshaw, Brandon, author.

Big wish

When a shooting star grants Sam a million wishes (as long as they are logically possible) he thinks that he will be able to make his life better at his new school--but he soon learns that you have to be very careful, because wishes can have unexpected consequences.

Jul 25, 2016