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Young Scrooge - a very scary Christmas story by Stine, R. L., author. Young Scrooge - a very scary Christmas story

Rick Scroogeman hates Christmas and he hates being called Scrooge, but everything starts to change when three ghosts visit him, and he realizes this nightmare might be real.

Sep 28, 2016
Wrong place, (really) wrong time by Time, Nicholas O., author. Wrong place, (really) wrong time

Luis plans to time travel to 1696 to see where Captain Kidd left buried treasure. He plans to bring back the Book of Memories to convince his brother he was there.

Sep 28, 2016
Write this down by Mills, Claudia, author. Write this down

"Twelve-year-old Autumn wants more than anything to be a real author, but when she wins a contest by writing something too personal about her brother, she has to decide if her dreams are more important than their relationship"--

Sep 28, 2016
Write this down by Mills, Claudia, author. Write this down

"Twelve-year-old Autumn wants more than anything to be a real author, but when she wins a contest by writing something too personal about her brother, she has to decide if her dreams are more important than their relationship"--

Sep 23, 2016
Wish by O'Connor, Barbara, author. Wish

"A story about a girl who, with the help of the dog of her dreams, discovers that family doesn't always have to be related--they are simply people who love you for who you are"--

Sep 28, 2016
Windborn by Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn, author. Windborn

"Star and his nemesis Nightwing will face off in a final, epic battle to determine the fate of all the pegasi"--

Sep 28, 2016
William and the witch's riddle by Crum, Shutta, author. William and the witch's riddle

William must solve a witch's riddle in order to save his family and end a centuries-long curse.

Sep 28, 2016
Werewolf weekend by Frade, B. A., author. Werewolf weekend

"An epic sleepover reveals a wolfish mystery when twelve-year-old Emma discovers an antique book and must outwit its owner, the mastermind Scaremaster, and stop a werewolf in her tracks"--

Sep 28, 2016
Welcome to Monster High- the junior novel by Finn, Perdita, author. Welcome to Monster High- the junior novel

Sep 28, 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"--

Sep 23, 2016
Unbound - a novel in verse by Burg, Ann E., author. Unbound - a novel in verse

The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who live there.

Sep 28, 2016
Unbound - a novel in verse by Burg, Ann E, author. Unbound - a novel in verse

The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who live there.

Sep 23, 2016
Two Naomis by Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola, author. Two Naomis

Other than their first names, Naomi Marie and Naomi Edith are sure they have nothing in common, and they wouldn't mind keeping it that way. Naomi Marie starts clubs at the library and adores being a big sister. Naomi Edith loves quiet Saturdays and hanging with her best friend in her backyard. And while Naomi Marie's father lives a few blocks away, Naomi Edith wonders how she's supposed to get through each day a whole country apart from her mother. When Naomi Marie's mom and Naomi Edith's dad ge

Sep 28, 2016
Truth or dare by Dee, Barbara, author. Truth or dare

A few white lies told during a simple game of truth or dare spin out of control and make life very complicated for a girl who returns home at the end of the summer to discover that her friends have become estranged and drama-prone.

Sep 28, 2016
Trolls - The Junior Novelization by Random House (COR) Trolls - The Junior Novelization

Sep 23, 2016
Trolls - the junior novelization by Lewman, David, author. Trolls - the junior novelization

When an old enemy discovers Troll Village, Poppy, the troll princess, and her reluctant partner Branch go on a hair-raising adventure to save their people.

Sep 28, 2016
Troll overboard by Harrell, Rob, author, illustrator. Troll overboard

"Prince Roquefort's quest for magical, height-increasing beans leads Zarf and his friends on a high-seas adventure, where they meet sea monsters, pirates, and a mer-pig"--

Sep 28, 2016
Toliver's secret by Brady, Esther Wood, 1905- Toliver's secret

During the Revolutionary War, ten-year-old Ellen Toliver experiences a series of mishaps as she attempts to deliver to General Washington a message hidden inside a loaf of bread.

Sep 28, 2016
Time traveling with a hamster by Welford, Ross. Time traveling with a hamster

Twelve-year-old Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad's time machine and travels back to 1984 with his pet hamster to prevent the go-kart accident that killed his father.

Sep 28, 2016
Thunder and shadow by Hunter, Erin, author. Thunder and shadow

After Alderpaw returns from the gorge that was once home to SkyClan, the ferocious cats who drove SkyClan out trace Alderpaw's path back to ShadowClan, making it their next target.

Sep 28, 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"--

Sep 28, 2016
The World Series curse by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author. The World Series curse

Mike and Kate must solve a mystery during a World Series between the Cubs and the Red Sox when someone starts ruining equipment, getting players in trouble, and even stirring up an old baseball curse.

Sep 27, 2016
The wolf keepers by Broach, Elise, author. The wolf keepers

Twelve-year-old Lizzie Durango lives in a zoo, spending her days taking note of the animals' behaviors, then she meets runaway Tyler Briggs and together they investigate the wolves who are suddenly dying.

Sep 28, 2016
The winged cat - a tale of ancient Egypt by Lattimore, Deborah Nourse, author, illustrator. The winged cat - a tale of ancient Egypt

In ancient Egypt, a young servant girl and a High Priest must each find the correct magic spells from the Book of the Dead that open the twelve gates of the Netherworld to determine who is telling the truth about the death of the girl's sacred cat.

Sep 28, 2016
The ungrateful dead by Cooper, Rose (Barbara Rose), 1978- author. The ungrateful dead

Annabel Craven is receiving texts from a ghost girl named Harper who begs Anna to help her rejoin the living.

Sep 28, 2016
The trouble with babies by Mills, Claudia, author. The trouble with babies

Writing down her experiences of being a reluctant fourth-grade aunt to her older sibling's newborn, Nora is challenged to write journals in the style of an Oregon Trail pioneer for the science fair while partnering with a science-hating classmate.

Sep 28, 2016
The Tick-Tock man by Hamilton, K. R. (Kersten R.), author. The Tick-Tock man

Wally the boy scientist and his sidekick Noodles the dachshund help a pickpocket named Dobbin who works for the mysterious London criminal, the Tick-Tock Man.

Sep 22, 2016
The three Lucys by Charara, Hayan, 1972- The three Lucys

"A young Lebanese boy must learn to cope with loss and hope for a peaceful future after losing one of his beloved cats because of The July War. Based on the month-long conflict between Lebanon and Israel during the summer of 2006. Includes Author's Note"--

Sep 28, 2016
The Tapper twins run for president by Rodkey, Geoff, 1970- author. The Tapper twins run for president

A humorous oral history that chronicles twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper's heated competition to become sixth grade class president of their New York City private school, through text messages, photographs, screenshots, and more.

Sep 28, 2016
The super-spooky fright night! by Corderoy, Tracey, author. The super-spooky fright night!

Pandora's grandmother is a witch! She's a lot of fun, but she gets in a lot of trouble, too, and causes magical mayhem wherever she goes, from a birthday party where the teddy bears come to life to a bus with a flat tire that turns into a circus train and a truly spellbinding Halloween party. In this first book in a new series, readers will find out that life with Granny is always full of surprises!"

Sep 27, 2016
The snake trap by Brooks, Kevin, author. The snake trap

Following a death-defying escape from the hands of a criminal overlord, young PI Travis Delaney thinks he might finally be getting closer to finding out who killed his parents, and why. But things are about to get a whole lot more deadly. One moment Travis is trapped in an armed face-off in the offices of Delaney & Co, private investigators. The next terrorists have stormed the building and he's been abducted. Kept captive alongside Winston, the rogue security officer who Travis believes is resp

Sep 28, 2016
The secret sea by Lyga, Barry, author. The secret sea

"Three friends find themselves plunged into a world of quantum physics, a rare disease that only affects identical twins, and a mysterious fact about a real-life global catastrophe"--

Sep 28, 2016
The secret of the puzzle box by Warner, Penny, author. The secret of the puzzle box

"The members of the Code Busters Club take a class trip to Angel Island--the Ellis Island of the West--where they discover a mysterious box with a connection to one of the Code Busters"--

Sep 22, 2016
The secret keepers by Stewart, Trenton Lee, author. The secret keepers

"When twelve-year-old Reuben finds a peculiar, magical watch that has the power to turn its wearer invisible, he's propelled on the adventure of a lifetime"--

Sep 28, 2016
The secret horses of Briar Hill by Shepherd, Megan, author. The secret horses of Briar Hill

"A girl living in a children's hospital during WWII discovers that a winged horse has entered her world and needs her help"--

Sep 28, 2016
The scruffy puppy by Webb, Holly, author. The scruffy puppy

"Bella has always dreamed of getting her very own dog, and her wish finally comes true when she and her family visit the rescue shelter to choose a pet. One of the puppies, Jack, has wild, frizzy ears and a huge, fluffy tail, and he has always dreamed of the perfect home. Both are thrilled when Bella chooses Jack. The puppy loves living with Bella, and she adores playing with him. But then Bella's friends start saying mean things about Jack. Can Bella prove to everyone that there's more to her s

Sep 28, 2016
The rival detective by Styles, Walker, author. The rival detective

"Rider is faced with his greatest challenge yet, a rival detective. This new private eye is causing a stir in Pawston by solving mysteries and stealing the P.I. Pack's thunder"--

Sep 22, 2016
The rat prince by Hodder, Bridget, author. 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.

Sep 22, 2016
The power within by Varian, H. K., author. The power within

"Darren, Fiona, Mack, and Gabriella are Changers, a magical line of shapeshifters that can transform into mythological creatures, from werewolves and selkies to lightning birds and spirit foxes. They still have a lot to learn when it comes to their powers, but the kids are finally showing some progress fighting as a team, and the First Four think they're ready for a new mission. Young Changers in the area have been mysteriously disappearing, and it's up to the kids to figure out who--or what--is

Sep 28, 2016
The poet's dog by MacLachlan, Patricia, author. The poet's dog

A dog with unusual communication talents loses his poet owner before rescuing two children trapped in a snowstorm and leading them to the poet's cabin, where the children explore the memories that the poet has left behind.

Sep 28, 2016
The peppermint princess by Perelman, Helen, author. The peppermint princess

Dash the Mint Fairy uncovers information about her past and family, learning that she might actually be a princess.

Sep 28, 2016
The peculiar night of the blue heart by DeStefano, Lauren, author. The peculiar night of the blue heart

Lionel, a wild boy, and Marybeth, a good girl, are best friends at the orphanage, and when a mysterious spirit possesses Marybeth they will do anything to stop it.

Sep 28, 2016
The peculiar haunting of Thelma Bee by Petti, Erin, 1981- author. The peculiar haunting of Thelma Bee

Eleven-year-old Thelma Bee is a budding scientist who has curiosity and adventure in her blood, but when a ghost kidnaps her father her only clues for getting her dad back are a strange jewelry box and the word "Return" whispered to her by the ghost.

Sep 28, 2016
The other boy by Hennessey, M. G., author. The other boy

Sep 28, 2016
The ominous eye - The Nocturnals, book 2 by Hecht, Tracey, author. The ominous eye - The Nocturnals, book 2

"Join Dawn, Bismark and Tobin as they set out to investigate the source of a violent jolt that fractures the earth! Along their journey, the Nocturnal Brigade meets an unfamiliar reptile|a tuatara named Polyphema|who reveals that a giant beast caused the destruction and will soon strike again. Polyphema with her special insights, is the only one who can help the Nocturnal Brigade stop this fearsome predator& but can she be trusted? With help from an owl, the jerboas, and some kiwis, the animals

Sep 28, 2016
The mystery of the pirate's treasure by Warner, Penny, author. The mystery of the pirate's treasure

When the Code Busters visit the Carmel Mission, a series of coded messages sets them on the hunt for long-hidden pirate treasure.

Sep 22, 2016
The mummy's curse by Warner, Penny, author. The mummy's curse

"A trip to a museum to learn about Ancient Egypt turns into a new case for the Code Busters when they discover that someone may be stealing artifacts and replacing them with cunning forgeries"--

Sep 22, 2016
The most frightening story ever told by Kerr, Philip, author. The most frightening story ever told

"Scary-story enthusiast Billy Shivers helps out when the Haunted House of Books threatens to go out of business"--

Sep 28, 2016
The monster war - a League of Seven novel by Gratz, Alan, 1972- author. The monster war - a League of Seven novel

Wielding the Dragon Lantern, the maniacal Philomena Moffet unleashes a monster army on the American continent, forcing Archie to put aside his reservations about his league membership and rally his forces to stop the threat.

Sep 28, 2016
The missing kitten by Webb, Holly, author. The missing kitten

"Suzanne is excited to be moving to the countryside, especially because it means that she will finally be able to get a pet. She chooses Boots, an orange kitten with four white paws, and the two of them become inseparable. Then Suzanne has to start at her new school. Boots tries following Suzanne to school every day. But one day, there's a downpour, and he gets lost. How will Suzanne ever be able to find him when she has no idea where he could be?"--Back cover.

Sep 28, 2016
The Mighty Odds by Ignatow, Amy, author, illustrator. The Mighty Odds

A bus crash gives four very different middle schoolers odd super powers, and although they wouldn't normally be caught dead together, they must pool their powers to find out what happened to them.

Sep 28, 2016
The midnight ride of Flat Revere by Greenhut, Josh, author. The midnight ride of Flat Revere

After Dr. Dan comes up with a cure for flatness, Stanley, who is on vacation in Boston with his family, must decide whether or not to stay flat.

Sep 28, 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"--

Sep 23, 2016
The lucky snow leopard by Cobb, Amelia (Children's author) The lucky snow leopard

Zoe is delighted that her great uncle Horace has brought home two new animals for the Rescue Zoo: a beautiful snow leopard and her fuzzy cub Ali. Even more exciting is the news that soon there will be three snow leopards -- Ali is about to be a big brother!

Sep 28, 2016
The Lucky Snow Leopard by Cobb, Amelia The Lucky Snow Leopard

Sep 23, 2016
The lost years by Rudnick, Elizabeth, author. The lost years

Becoming lost in the forest, Pete, an abused orphan, forges an unforgettable friendship with a giant flying dragon named Elliott, with whom he shares fantastical woodland adventures.

Sep 28, 2016
The lost puppy by Webb, Holly, author. The lost puppy

"Christy is thrilled when her aunt's dachshund has puppies. And her parents have a wonderful surprise-she is going to get to keep one! Christy knows exactly who to pick-the beautiful puppy she's already named Lucky. Christy loves playing with Lucky and can't wait to take him for walks. But on an outing to the woods, Lucky's curious nature gets the better of him, and he runs off in search of adventure. Soon he is lost, frightened, and all alone. Will he ever be reunited with his beloved Chr

Sep 28, 2016
The littlest Bigfoot by Weiner, Jennifer, author. The littlest Bigfoot

"The story of twelve-year-old Alice, a misfit who is ignored by her own family and shipped off to boarding school. She'd love a friend, and one day she rescues mysterious Millie Maximus from drowning in a lake. Millie, it turns out, is a Bigfoot, part of a clan that lives deep in the woods. Alice swears to protect Millie and her tribe, and the two girls try to find a place where they both fit in."--

Sep 28, 2016
The last kids on earth and the zombie parade! by Brallier, Max, author. The last kids on earth and the zombie parade!

"The zombies are disappearing. This might seem like a good thing, since zombies eat your brains, but normal human kid Jack Sullivan is suspicious. He keeps hearing an eerie shrieking noise that seems to be almost summoning the zombies&#x;but to where, and for what (probably) foul purpose? Jack, his three best friends (maybe the only people left on Earth), and their pet monster Rover need to get to the bottom of this. Along the way they encounter a lot more than they bargained for, including a g

Sep 28, 2016
The kitchen catastrophe by Redbank, Tennant, author. The kitchen catastrophe

When Chauncey accidentally causes a huge mess in Berry's kitchen and the oven no longer works, the other palace pets try to keep Berry busy while Chauncey attempts to fix the oven.

Sep 27, 2016
The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Gidwitz, Adam, author. The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution.

Sep 23, 2016
The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Gidwitz, Adam, author. The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution.

Sep 28, 2016
The initiation by Pearson, Ridley, author. The initiation

Before James grew up to be a ruthless, remorseless villain, he was a curious boy from Boston, with a penchant for trouble and an acid tongue. Thrown into a boarding school against his wishes, James winds up rooming with a most unlikely companion: a lanky British know-it-all named Sherlock Holmes ("Lock" to his friends). An heirloom Bible, donated by the Moriarty family more than a hundred years ago, has gone missing, and it doesn't take long for the two to find themselves embroiled in the school

Sep 28, 2016
The infinity year of Avalon James by Middleton, Dana, author. The infinity year of Avalon James

Facing bullying at home and her family being torn apart, Avalon anxiously waits with her best friend, Atticus, for the magical power they are supposed to inherit between their tenth and eleventh birthdays.

Sep 28, 2016
The hunt for the missing spy by Warner, Penny, author. The hunt for the missing spy

During a class trip to Washington, D.C., the Code Busters have many opportunities to hone their sleuthing skills as they explore the International Spy Museum, the White House, and more, but when a classmate goes missing, a mysterious figure in a trench coat may be the key to solving the case.

Sep 22, 2016
The haunted lighthouse by Warner, Penny, author. The haunted lighthouse

"An enigmatic message leads the Code Busters on a treasure hunt on creepy Alcatraz Island, where they must use their problem-solving skills to unravel the mystery"--

Sep 28, 2016
The haunted howl by Luper, Eric, author. The haunted howl

In their third trip through the enchanted library, Cleo and Evan land in "The Werewolf's Curse" where Evan is promptly bitten by a werewolf, and the two need to find the cure--and the next key--before the full moon rises and Evan becomes stuck in this horror story forever.

Sep 28, 2016
The Great Shelby Holmes by Eulberg, Elizabeth, author. The Great Shelby Holmes

Nine-year-old Shelby Holmes, the best detective in her Harlem neighborhood, and her new easy-going friend from downstairs, eleven-year-old John Watson, become partners in a dog-napping case.

Sep 28, 2016
The gathering by Poblocki, Dan, author. The gathering

Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, claiming to be from a long-lost aunt, and inviting her to Larkspur House--and she is just one of five children who find themselves gathered in this strange house with a deadly past, and apparently no intention of letting the children escape.

Sep 28, 2016
The forgetting machine by Hautman, Pete, 1952- author. The forgetting machine

"Ginger Crump solves the mystery of why people in her town are forgetting things they should definitely know"--

Sep 28, 2016
The football fumble by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author. The football fumble

"The team from Hamilton Elementary School seems bigger and--even worse--just plain mean. Taking on a tough opponent is never easy. Will this bully blitz keep the MVPs off their game? Or can they find a way to huddle together and win the day?"--

Sep 27, 2016
The evil wizard Smallbone by Sherman, Delia, author. The evil wizard Smallbone

When twelve-year-old Nick runs away from his uncle's in the middle of a blizzard, he stumbles onto a very opinionated bookstore. He also meets its guardian, the self-proclaimed Evil Wizard Smallbone, who calls Nick his apprentice and won't let him leave, but won't teach him magic, either. It's a good thing the bookstore takes Nick's magical education in hand, because Smallbone's nemesis--the Evil Wizard Fidelou--and his pack of shape-shifting bikers are howling at the borders. Smallbone might ca

Sep 28, 2016
The election day dilemma by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, author. The election day dilemma

"Cousin Alice is running for mayor, and the Boxcar Children must find out which of her opponents is using sneaky tricks to win the race!"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 28, 2016
The Elders by Iserles, Inbali, author. The Elders

Isla continues her search for her missing brother with Haiki, a friendly fox who helps her navigate the treacherous Wildlands, and together they seek out the Elders, from whom they hope to learn ancient art of foxcraft.

Sep 28, 2016
The Elders by Iserles, Inbali, author. The Elders

Isla continues her search for her missing brother with Haiki, a friendly fox who helps her navigate the treacherous Wildlands, and together they seek out the Elders, from whom they hope to learn ancient art of foxcraft.

Sep 23, 2016
The Dragon Lantern - a League of Seven novel by Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author The Dragon Lantern - a League of Seven novel

Archie Dent and his friends Hachi and Fergus, the first three members of a new League of Seven, a group of heroes who come together to fight the Mangleborn whenever the monsters arise to destroy humanity, undertake separate missions and in the course of their adventures meet potential candidates to join their League, while learning deep-rooted secrets that could destroy the League forever.

Sep 28, 2016
The doorway and the deep by Ormsbee, Katie, author. The doorway and the deep

Even after escaping from the Southerly Kingdom, Lottie Fiske has returned to the magical Albion Isle, despite the fact that she is a wanted criminal there, because she is seeking answers about her abilities, and her parents--but war is threatening Limn, and the answers she needs seem to lie in the Northerly Kingdom, along a road full of dangers.

Sep 28, 2016
The DH by Feinstein, John, author. The DH

Embarking on a baseball season marked by his parents' divorce, Alex is confronted by unexpected rival Matt, a disgraced athlete who has been given another chance after taking steroids and who wants to steal the affections of Alex's crush.

Sep 28, 2016
The creeping shadow by Stroud, Jonathan, author. The creeping shadow

"A terrible crime forces Lockwood to turn to Lucy for help, setting them on the trail of dark secrets at the heart of London society. Both professionally and personally, their investigation stirs up forces they may not be able to control. . ."--

Sep 28, 2016
The courage test by Preller, James, author. The courage test

Will has no choice. His father drags him along on a wilderness adventure in the footsteps of legendary explorers Lewis and Clark--whether he likes it or not. All the while, Will senses that something about this trip isn't quite right. Along the journey, Will meets fascinating strangers and experiences new thrills, including mountain cliffs, whitewater rapids, and a heart-hammering bear encounter. It is a journey into the soul of America's past, and the meaning of family in the future. In the end

Sep 28, 2016
The Changer's Key by Davis, Kent The Changer's Key

Sep 28, 2016
The capybara conspiracy - a novel in three acts by Perl, Erica S, author. The capybara conspiracy - a novel in three acts

Fed up with their sports-obsessed school, seventh-grade playwright Olive and her best friend Reynaldo decide to kidnap the school's capybara mascot in an attempt to get more benefits and respect for non-athletes.

Sep 28, 2016
The bronze key by Black, Holly, author. The bronze key

Things have been better for Callum Hunt since the evil Constantine Madden was "officially" destroyed, even his relations with his father have improved, so he is happy to get back to the Magisterium for his Bronze Year to continue his magical studies--but when one of the students is murdered, Call and his friends, Tamara and Aaron, must track down the killer, without revealing the fact that Call is Madden reborn.

Sep 23, 2016
The book you're not supposed to have by Pastis, Stephan, author. The book you're not supposed to have

This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure s academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he will be grounded for life. Or maybe longer. And will Timmy's mom really marry Doorman Dave?

Sep 28, 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."--

Sep 28, 2016
The bad kid by Lariviere, Sarah, author. The bad kid

In the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sunset Park, eleven-year-old Claudeline Feng LeBernardin hopes to take over the "family business" previously run by her mobster grandfather, but first she must try to uncover a local scam artist and salvage her friendship with her best friend and partner in crime, Fingerless Brett.

Sep 28, 2016
The adventurer's guide to successful escapes by White, Wade Albert, author. The adventurer's guide to successful escapes

"In a magickal world of floating tiers, mischievous dragons, and endless bureaucracy, Anne and her friends embark on a Rightful Heir Quest to claim her place in the Hierarchy and escape horrible consequences"--

Sep 28, 2016
Teen Titans go! Starfire starbomb by Korté, Steven, author. Teen Titans go! Starfire starbomb

Starfire is from Tamaran and on her planet, she is the queen! She can fly, shoot energy beams, and is an all around awesome gal. Read all about her in this Teen Titan GO!

Sep 28, 2016
Teen Titans go! Robin rules! by Auerbach, Annie, author. Teen Titans go! Robin rules!

Robin is more than just Batman's sidekick, he's the Teen Titan's leader. He likes to be in charge at all times. The rest of the Teen Titans, are well aware of Robin's need to lead, which is why they delight in playing paranks on him. But what happens when their practical jokes go too far?

Sep 28, 2016
Teen Titans go! Beast boy bro-down by Korté, Steven, author. Teen Titans go! Beast boy bro-down

"Beast Boy has the incredible ability to shape-shift into any animal. Even a T.rex! He's also a playful trickster who is always pulling pranks on his teammates, but the joke's on him in these three awesome stories. Join him on a wild ride, from losing his powers to becoming a manly man to being forgotten on his birthday! Awww, man!""--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 28, 2016
Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy / Tales from a Not-so-friendly Frenemy by Russell, Rachel Renée, author. Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy / Tales from a Not-so-friendly Frenemy

Nikki and her friends team up for another adventure.

Sep 28, 2016
Swamp scarefest! by Frade, B. A., author. Swamp scarefest!

"Four friends' casual campout turns monstrous when an antique book with a mind of its own starts weaving scary stories and a swamp monster descends on the campsite."--

Sep 28, 2016
Supergirl - daughter of Krypton by Wallace, Daniel, 1959- author. Supergirl - daughter of Krypton

Explains the back story of Superman's cousin, Kara Zor-El-- Supergirl--from her life as a teenager on Krypton and her arrival on Earth after years in suspended animation to her efforts to adjust to human society and her role as a superhero.

Sep 28, 2016
Sunker's deep by Tanner, Lian, author. Sunker's deep

The second book in The Hidden series, magnificent fantasy-adventure from the bestselling author of The Keepers.

Sep 22, 2016
Stunt cat across America by Lombardo, Constance, author, illustrator. Stunt cat across America

"Feline stunt cat Mr. Puffball and cat actor El Gato visit landmarks across America while attempting to make a spectacularly exciting film"--

Sep 28, 2016
Sting - it takes a crook to catch a crook by Watson, Jude, author. Sting - it takes a crook to catch a crook

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.

Sep 23, 2016
Stick Dog Slurps Spaghetti by Watson, Tom/ Long, Ethan (ILT) Stick Dog Slurps Spaghetti

Sep 28, 2016
Steg-o-normous by Griffin, Adele, author. Steg-o-normous

"Now that Oona's dino-baby has hatched from its egg, things have gotten even wackier! Stacy the enormous stegosaurus, can't wait to explore her new world. And Oona can't wait to show her off. But not everyone's ready for this big bundle of joy whose having the time of her life romping and chomping through West Woggle. With Bonk, Bruce Brute, Erma, and even the mean witch, Old Brouhaha, on the case, this loveable babe finds her right place in the hearts of these Stone-Age folks who come to depend

Sep 28, 2016
Starchaser by Sage, Angie/ Zug, Mark (ILT) Starchaser

Sep 28, 2016
Spy ski school - a Spy school novel by Gibbs, Stuart, 1969- author. Spy ski school - a Spy school novel

Twelve-year-old Ben's unexpected success outside the classroom causes the CIA to activate him for a mission to become friends with Jessica Shang, daughter of a suspected Chinese crime boss.

Sep 28, 2016
Splash's secret friend by Hapka, Cathy, author. Splash's secret friend

When Splash doesn't show up to dolphin school on time, Pearl, Echo, and Flip are worried.

Sep 27, 2016
Sojo - Memoirs of a Reluctant Sled Dog by Flowers, Pam/ Farnsworth, Bill (ILT) Sojo - Memoirs of a Reluctant Sled Dog

Sep 28, 2016
Soccer shocker! by Krulik, Nancy E., author. Soccer shocker!

"Anyone would love having the super-scoring robot Java on his soccer team. Well anyone except Java's human cousin, Logan. That's because, up until now, Logan has been the Wombat's top scorer--and he has no desire to share the field with the team's new star player. Especially because Java won't let the other kids get near the ball--never mind score any goals. If it were up to Logan, he would just kick Java right off the field. Because as far as Logan is concerned, there's no "I" in team, and ther

Sep 27, 2016
So B. It - a novel by Weeks, Sarah. So B. It - a novel

After spending her life with her mentally retarded mother and agoraphobic neighbor, twelve-year-old Heidi sets out from Reno, Nevada, to New York to find out who she is.

Sep 28, 2016
Snow fight - an unofficial Terrarian warrior novel by Morgan, Winter, author. Snow fight - an unofficial Terrarian warrior novel

When Miles accidentally sets the Frost Legion free, he must battle evil snowmen and falling temperatures to continue on his adventure.

Sep 28, 2016
Snail has lunch by Peterson, Mary, author, illustrator. Snail has lunch

When Snail's bucket home is turned over, a ladybug takes him on a journey through the vegetable garden, discovering delicious new foods while encountering new animals.

Sep 28, 2016
Skyborn by Anders, Lou, author. Skyborn

Thianna and Karn's quest to retrieve the Horn of Osius takes them to Thica, where the two heroes try to overthrow the queens by beating them at their own game.

Sep 28, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Secret of the haunted cave by Manning, Matthew K., author. Scooby-Doo! Secret of the haunted cave

"Follow Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred into a bottomless cavern, which is haunted by the ghosts of Civil War soldiers. Or is it? The Mystery Inc. gang must uncover the secret of the haunted cave while taking care of another bottomless pit: Scooby's stomach"--

Sep 28, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Mystery of the Mist Monster by Manning, Matthew K., author. Scooby-Doo! Mystery of the Mist Monster

"While Scooby-Doo and the gang visit a tourist town, the Mystery Machine vanished in a patch of thick fog. Other vehicles have gone missing as well. Mystery Inc. is on the case! But can they unravel the mystery of the Mist Monster, or will they get lost in the fog?"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 28, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Gator Man by Sutton, Laurie, author. Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Gator Man

"Scooby-Doo and Mystery Inc. gang visit an archeological dig, but the camp is deserted, including Professor Cosmo Dinkley. The professors journal reports a series of frightening encounters with something called the Gator Man, and the gang is convinced that the creature has kidnapped the crew. Has the legend of the Gator Man come true, or is it all a big crock? Action-packed text and comics-style art combine in this Scooby-Doo mystery!"--Back cover.

Sep 28, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Curse of the stage fright by Korté, Steven, author. Scooby-Doo! Curse of the stage fright

"Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang have tickets to opening night of Hamlet at the Crystal Cover Theater, one of the town’s most beautiful buildings. But Shakespeare’s play features only one ghost, not two! Can Scooby and the gang stop the curse of the stage fright, or will they get booed out of the theater?"--

Sep 28, 2016
Science no fair! by Krulik, Nancy E., author. Science no fair!

When Logan Applebaum's mother invents a robotic cousin for him, Logan thinks this may give him an edge in the third grade science fair but the Silverspoon twins have other ideas.

Sep 27, 2016
Scariest stories ever told by Brown, Roberta Simpson, 1939- author. Scariest stories ever told

An anthology of spooky stories, divided into such categories as "Something's Not Safe at School," "Shadows in the Woods and by the Water," "Welcome to Your New Home," Don't Stray Too Far from Home," and "Better Not Mess with What's Best Left Alone."

Sep 28, 2016
Return fire by Gonzalez, Christina Diaz, 1969- author. Return fire

Just after Cassie Arroyo found the Spear of Destiny in Rome, it was stolen from her, so now she and her friend Asher must recover it--but when she used the Spear before she set the world down a dangerous path, and if she recovers it she will have to decide whether to risk using it again.

Sep 28, 2016
Rebels by Liss, David, 1966- author. Rebels

Sep 28, 2016
Rebel genius by DiMartino, Michael Dante, author. Rebel genius

"In twelve-year-old Giacomo's Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. Every artist possesses a Genius, a birdlike creature that is the living embodiment of an artist's creative spirit. Those caught with one face severe punishment, so when Giacomo discovers he has a Genius, he knows he's in big trouble"--

Sep 28, 2016
Projekt 1065 / A Novel of World War II by Gratz, Alan, 1972- author. Projekt 1065 / A Novel of World War II

It is 1943, and thirteen-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, is also a spy for the British Secret Service, so he has joined the Hitler Youth, and pretending that he agrees with their violence and book-burning is hard enough--but when he is asked to find out more about "Projekt 1065" both his and his parents' lives get a lot more dangerous.

Sep 28, 2016
Pete's dragon by Walker, Landry Q. (Landry Quinn), author. Pete's dragon

Eleven-year-old Pete's best friend is Elliot, a giant green flying dragon. When Pete is discovered in the forest and taken back to the town, the boy and his dragon must find their way back to one another.

Sep 28, 2016
Perijee and me by Montgomery, Ross (Fiction writer), author. Perijee and me

Caitlin, the only young person living on Middle Island, finds Perijee, a tiny alien, on the beach and he becomes her secret friend, but Perijee's rapid growth is a big problem.

Sep 28, 2016
Pearl's ocean magic by Hapka, Cathy. Pearl's ocean magic

Welcome to Coral Cove Dolphin School. Pearl is a magical dolphin of the Salty Sea, and today is her first day of school. Her classmates Echo and Splash make great new friends! Together they start learning dolphin skills like magic, music, and jumping. But another student, Flip, just won't stop bragging. When he accepts a dare from an older student, he ends up in terrible danger from a shark! Can Pearl and her friends save him? It's an exciting first day at Dolphin School!

Sep 27, 2016
Paws off the pearl! by Stilton, Geronimo, author. Paws off the pearl!

When the Cavemice discover a giant oyster in the lagoon near Old Mouse City, they call on Geronimo Stiltonoot to help them fish it out of the water before the saber-toothed tigers find the pearl.

Sep 28, 2016
Over the underworld by Shaughnessy, Adam, 1973- author. Over the underworld

"It's been a year since friends ABE and Pru joined Mister Fox's Fantasy Investigation Bureau--otherwise known as the Unbelievable FIB. In their next adventure, they must outrun trolls, explore Asgard and the Viking underworld, and try to outsmart the Queen of the Dead herself to change fate, save the world--and survive seventh grade"--

Sep 28, 2016
Outbreak by London, C. Alexander, author. Outbreak

Dan Cahill must determine whether Sinead Starling, a former friend who betrayed his family, is behind a plot to control a deadly virus or is trying to stop it from getting out.

Sep 28, 2016
Once upon a swine by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Once upon a swine

At the moment when Mabel wins Waddles the pig at the Mystery Fair, Dipper ruins his chance to impress Wendy. But when Dipper finds a way to travel back in time and changes his fate with Wendy, Mabel's fate also changes--for the worse. Then, when a prehistoric creature snatches up Waddles, it's up to the Gravity Falls gang to save him!

Sep 28, 2016
Nightmares!. 3, The lost lullaby by Segel, Jason, 1980- author. Nightmares!. 3, The lost lullaby

"Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends are in new danger as a visitor from the Netherworld is in Cypress Creek and is intent upon connecting the two worlds. It is up to them to stop that from happening or risk losing all that they've ever known"-- Provided by publisher.

Sep 28, 2016
Nancy Drew - [a novelization of the hit movie!] by Burr, Daniella. Nancy Drew - [a novelization of the hit movie!]

Accompanying her father to Los Angeles on business, Nancy learns about a long-unsolved murder of a beautiful movie star and uses her sleuthing skills and the help of her new friends to investigate old clues to crack the case.

Sep 28, 2016
My big fat zombie goldfish - live and let swim by O'Hara, Mo, author. My big fat zombie goldfish - live and let swim

Frankie was a completely normal pet goldfish until Tom's evil-scientist big brother Mark tried to murder him with toxic gunk. Luckily Tom and his best friend Pradeep shocked Frankie back to life with a battery, and he's been their zombie-fishy friend ever since. On a trip to the aquarium, something fishy starts going on. Something that almost certainly involves evil older brothers, a vampire kitten, a psychic octopus and a plot to take over the world. In story two, TV show My Pet's Got Talent ha

Sep 28, 2016
More than magic by Lasky, Kathryn, author. More than magic

"Ryder always thought something special would happen when she turned eleven, and this year she misses her mom, who died several years ago, more than ever. Ryder's parents created a cartoon show featuring an eleven year old hero named Rory. Then on Ryder's eleventh birthday, Rory steps out of the screen--Rory needs help!"--

Sep 23, 2016
More than magic by Lasky, Kathryn, author. More than magic

"Ryder always thought something special would happen when she turned eleven, and this year she misses her mom, who died several years ago, more than ever. Ryder's parents created a cartoon show featuring an eleven year old hero named Rory. Then on Ryder's eleventh birthday, Rory steps out of the screen--Rory needs help!"--

Sep 28, 2016
Moonlight brigade by London, C. Alexander, author. Moonlight brigade

"Kit has saved Ankle Snap Alley from the Flealess, but more danger is on the way. It's time for him to step up to fight off Coyote's threat, and to restart the Moonlight Brigade in the process"--

Sep 28, 2016
Moone Boy - the fish detective by O'Dowd, Chris, 1980- author. Moone Boy - the fish detective

Martin's parents are strapped for cash: it's going to be a budget Christmas this year. So Martin plans to buy his own presents - and attempts, unsuccessfully, to get a job. Padraic puts in a word for him with his Auntie Bridget, who runs the local butcher's shop. But her shop is struggling as the fish shop across the road undercuts her and Bridget just can't compete. No one knows how the owner, Francie Feeley, does it-- especially since he doesn't seem to employ anyone at his fish factory.

Sep 22, 2016
Moo by Creech, Sharon, author. Moo

Follows the efforts of twelve-year-old Reena, who has recently moved to rural Maine, to adjust to a new environment while unexpectedly bonding with an ornery cow.

Sep 28, 2016
Misty the abandoned kitten by Webb, Holly, author. Misty the abandoned kitten

"Amy has always wanted a cat, but Mom and Dad think she's too young to have a pet of her own. So she is thrilled when she sees a tiny kitten roaming around her yard one misty morning. The kitten is very thin and doesn't have a collar, so Amy assumes that the kitten-whom she has named Misty-doesn't have a home. Misty is shy at first, but gradually, she begins to trust Amy, who feeds her and gives her the attention she so desperately wants. But how long can Amy keep Misty a secret from her parents

Sep 28, 2016
Mission to Moon Farm by Rocha, K. E., author. Mission to Moon Farm

Spencer Plain has been settling into his new home in Bearhaven, the secret refuge his parents created, learning to speak Ragayo which is the bear's language, and improving his survival skills--he still does not know where his parents are, but he knows that when his best friend, a bear cub named Kate, is kidnapped it is up to him to rescue her before it is too late.

Sep 23, 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"--

Sep 22, 2016
Marvin and the moths by Holm, Matthew, author, illustrator. Marvin and the moths

Middle school is off to a depressing start for Marvin Watson, his new baby brother is proving to be a disappointment, and now his town is being threatened by a horde of mutant bugs, including a hungry spider that quotes Shakespeare--and if that is not enough there are three sarcastic man-sized moths living in the attic.

Sep 28, 2016
Marvin and the moths by Holm, Matthew, author, illustrator. Marvin and the moths

Middle school is off to a depressing start for Marvin Watson, his new baby brother is proving to be a disappointment, and now his town is being threatened by a horde of mutant bugs, including a hungry spider that quotes Shakespeare--and if that is not enough there are three sarcastic man-sized moths living in the attic.

Sep 23, 2016
Mark of the plague by Sands, Kevin, author. Mark of the plague

As the plague decimates London in 1665 and an assassin threatens the apothecary's life, apprentice Christopher Rowe and his faithful friend Tom, following a trail of puzzles, riddles, and secrets, risk their lives to untangle the heart of a dark conspiracy.

Sep 28, 2016
Making mistakes on purpose by Primavera, Elise, author. Making mistakes on purpose

"In their second term at Great Rapscott School for Girls of Busy Parents, Ms. Rapscott teaches her students that the path to The Top starts at the Bottom of the Barrel and other silly lessons"--

Sep 28, 2016
Making friends with Billy Wong by Scattergood, Augusta, author. Making friends with Billy Wong

In 1952 eleven-year-old Azalea is sent to Paris Junction, Arkansas, to help out her grandmother who has injured her foot, but does not really seem to want her help; Billy Wong is a Chinese-American boy whose uncle owns the local grocery store, in town to attend the "white" school, since the Chinese mission school has closed, but frustrated by the overt prejudice of the local children--and over the summer the two begin to forge a friendship.

Sep 23, 2016
Magical mission by Stilton, Geronimo, author. Magical mission

Geronimo travels to London on a secret mission to investigate rumors that someone is trying to steal the crown jewels, but before he can solve the mystery, he must help Trap perform a trick in a magic show.

Sep 28, 2016
Louise Trapeze can so save the day by Ostow, Micol, author. Louise Trapeze can so save the day

The Sweet Potato Circus is in trouble, and Louise and her best friend, Stella, will do anything to save their circus--even if it means joining forces with their sworn enemy, Ferret-breath Fernando.

Sep 27, 2016
Lost in Hollywood by Callaghan, Cindy, author. Lost in Hollywood

When Ginger Carlson's aunt finds herself in financial trouble, Ginger's entire family and her best friend head to Hollywood to help find the missing money.

Sep 28, 2016
Lockdown by Black, Peter Jay, author. Lockdown

"When an ally betrays the Urban Outlaws and steals a dangerous computer virus, the kids have no choice but to team up with a shadowy figure known as "The Shepherd" to take down their foe, and as they explore the unfamiliar streets and secret passageways of New York City and Los Angeles, they once again risk everything to save themselves. . . and the world"--

Sep 28, 2016
Lion Island - Cuba's warrior of words by Engle, Margarita, author. Lion Island - 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.

Sep 23, 2016
Liberty by Larson, Kirby, author. Liberty

In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much older than the two children.

Sep 28, 2016
Last-but-not-least Lola and a knot the size of Texas by Pakkala, Christine, author. Last-but-not-least Lola and a knot the size of Texas

"In her fourth hilarious adventure, good-hearted Lola can't help getting into trouble. Her friends are all traveling for the Thanksgiving holidays, so she offers to dog-sit--but fails to mention this to Mom, who is desperately trying to finish a batch of Lola dresses for a new client. Now Lola is juggling her dog-sitting responsibilities with her worries. Will her parents discover the growing knot in her hair and cause her excruciating pain brushing it out? Will her grandmothers discover that sh

Sep 28, 2016
Katie just desserts by Simon, Coco, author. Katie just desserts

Worried about meeting her biological father, Katie is blindsided by the news that her mother's boyfriend intends to propose to her mom.

Sep 28, 2016
Just My Luck by Anderson, Jeff Just My Luck

Sep 28, 2016
Jubilee by Giff, Patricia Reilly, author. Jubilee

"Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through"--

Sep 28, 2016
Juana & Lucas by Medina, Juana, 1980- author, illustrator. Juana & Lucas

A spunky young girl from Colombia loves playing with her canine best friend and resists boring school activities, especially learning English, until her family tells her that a special trip is planned to an English-speaking place.

Sep 28, 2016
Jingle by Korman, Gordon, author. Jingle

Santa's Workshop Holiday Spectacular at the Colchester mansion is a long standing tradition in Cedarville, however Griffin, Ben, and Antonia are not happy to find that they have been volunteered as elves by their friend Logan and can not get out of it--but this year the pageant seem plagued by frequent electrical outages, and during one of them the valuable antique known as the Star of Prague disappears from the giant Christmas tree, and as they are the chief suspects, the friends set out to fin

Sep 28, 2016
Jingle by Korman, Gordon, author. Jingle

Santa's Workshop Holiday Spectacular at the Colchester mansion is a long standing tradition in Cedarville, however Griffin, Ben, and Antonia are not happy to find that they have been volunteered as elves by their friend Logan and can not get out of it--but this year the pageant seem plagued by frequent electrical outages, and during one of them the valuable antique known as the Star of Prague disappears from the giant Christmas tree, and as they are the chief suspects, the friends set out to fin

Sep 23, 2016
It's not a dinosaur! by McAnulty, Stacy, author. It's not a dinosaur!

When photographs of Peanut the dinosaur appear on the Web, Frank's father arrives in Wyoming with a story about the prehistoric reptile he saw nearby twenty years earlier.

Sep 28, 2016
It's a doggy dog world by Greenwald, Tom, 1962- author. It's a doggy dog world

Bored by the lack of crime in Quietville lately, Jimmy's vampire dog, Abby, has chewed up his mother's entire shoe collection, and so his parents have insisted in enrolling Abby in obedience training, and the longer it goes on the more "normal" (and boring) she becomes--but when mysterious things start happening to Jimmy's lacrosse team, he and his friends (the Crimebiters) realize they need to get Abby back to her crime fighting ways.

Sep 28, 2016
Isabella for Real by Palatini, Margie/ Pham, Leuyen (ILT) Isabella for Real

Sep 28, 2016
Insert coin to continue by Anderson, John David, 1975- author. Insert coin to continue

Middle-schooler Bryan wakes up to find that his life has become a video game, with bullies to beat, races to run, puzzles to solve, and much more at stake.

Sep 28, 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.

Sep 28, 2016
I am drums by Grosso, Mike, author. I am drums

"A single-minded twelve-year-old drummer, challenged by her school's budget cuts and her family's financial woes, must find a way to keep her dreams of drumming alive"--

Sep 28, 2016
Hunting for hidden gold by Dixon, Franklin W., author. Hunting for hidden gold

During their search for members of a notorious gang responsible for a payroll robbery, Joe and Frank Hardy encounter timber wolves, a Rocky Mountain blizzard and a mine cave-in.

Sep 28, 2016
Howard Wallace, P.I. by Lyall, Casey, author. Howard Wallace, P.I.

Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what he|s got: a bathrobe for a trench coat, a makeshift office behind the school equipment shed, and not much else|least of all, friends. So when a hot case of blackmail lands on his desk, he|s ready to take it on himself . . . until the new kid, Ivy Mason, convinces him to take her on as a junior partner. As they banter through stakeouts and narrow down their list of s

Sep 28, 2016
How to avoid extinction by Acampora, Paul, author. How to avoid extinction

Leo's grandfather died a year ago, and ever since Leo has been tasked with tracking his grandmother down whenever she wanders away from their home in Allentown, Pennsylvania--but when she abruptly decides to take the trip to Utah that her husband was planning, Leo finds himself on the way to visit dinosaurs, in an old Buick with his grandmother, his seventeen-year-old cousin Abby, and Abby's old, smelly Golden retriever, Kermit, without telling his mother.

Sep 28, 2016
Home sweet motel by Grabenstein, Chris, author. Home sweet motel

"P.T. and his friend Gloria must solve a mystery at the world's wackiest motel: The Wonderland"--

Sep 28, 2016
Hidden in the haunted school by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, author. Hidden in the haunted school

"The old abandoned school in Silver City is being fixed up as an art center and the Boxcar Children volunteer to help clean up the place. But the other volunteers are scared by the spooky goings-on in the school--doors lock by themselves, and chalkboard messages appear out of nowhere! Will the Aldens find out the secret of the haunted school?"--

Sep 28, 2016
Heidi Heckelbeck and the big mix-up by Coven, Wanda, author. Heidi Heckelbeck and the big mix-up

An embarrassing rumor about Lucy spreads at school and she thinks Bruce is behind it so Heidi gets involved and uses some magic to bring the trio of friends back together.

Sep 27, 2016
Hawkwing's Journey by Hunter, Erin/ Barry, James L. (ILT) Hawkwing's Journey

Sep 28, 2016
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Sep 28, 2016
Gretel pushes back by Holub, Joan, author. Gretel pushes back

When Gretel begins to explore the dangerous Neverwood Forest outside of Grimm Academy, she finds herself trapped by the E.V.I.L. Society and must foil their dastardly plans.

Sep 28, 2016
Gravity Falls. Pining away by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Gravity Falls. Pining away

"On the night of the Party at the Mystery Shack, Dipper discovers a way to clone himself and thinks he's found the key to finally wooing Wendy. But will Dipper muster up the courage to ask her to dance? Or will his clones get jealous and turn on him? Then, when Lil' Gideon knocks Mabel out of the "friend zone" into the "romance zone," Mabel can't turn him down! Will Dipper help Mabel break up with Lil' Gideon? Or will Mabel become Lil' Gideon's lil' girlfriend?" -- Back cover.

Sep 28, 2016
Gravity Falls Journal. 3 by Hirsch, Alex, 1985- author. Gravity Falls Journal. 3

"If you're a fan of the show, or just someone who likes to be confused, delighted, and horrified (in that order!), then you're in luck!"--Jacket.

Sep 28, 2016
Going wild by McMann, Lisa, author. Going wild

Discovering a mysterious bracelet after moving to Arizona, Charlie Wilde finds that she has developed superhuman abilities and speed and teams up with new friends to discover what is happening to her and how to control her powers.

Sep 28, 2016
Giselle the Christmas Ballet Fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author. Giselle the Christmas Ballet Fairy

Every year, Giselle the Christmas Ballet Fairy's special magic helps every ballet show run perfectly. But when naughty Jack Frost turns up and steals her magical objects, it looks like everything will be ruined! Can Rachel and Kirsty get them back in time for the Fairyland Christmas Eve performance?

Sep 28, 2016
Giselle the Christmas ballet fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author. Giselle the Christmas ballet fairy

When Jack Frost steals Giselle's magic objects, Rachel and Kirsty must help restore Giselle's magic so that she can oversee the Fairyland Christmas Eve ballet performance.

Sep 23, 2016
Ghost by Reynolds, Jason, author. Ghost

"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--

Sep 23, 2016
Gertie's leap to greatness by Beasley, Kate, author. Gertie's leap to greatness

"Gertie is a girl on a mission to be the best fifth grader ever in order to show her estranged mother that Gertie doesn't need her--not one bit!"--

Sep 28, 2016
Geronimo Stilton. Micekings. 2, The famouse fjord race by Stilton, Geronimo, author. Geronimo Stilton. Micekings. 2, The famouse fjord race

Preparing to watch the Famouse Fjord Race, mouseking Geronimo Stiltonord, a family member from the ancient far north, is dragged onto a boat, despite his lack of sailing skills, before learning that the dragons are preparing for another attack.

Sep 28, 2016
Geronimo Stilton. Creepella von Cacklefur. 8, The phantom of the theater by Geronimo Stilton. Creepella von Cacklefur. 8, The phantom of the theater

"The famous opera singer Violetta von Cacklefur is in Gloomeria to perform at the Royal Mosetropolitan Theater! But the mischievous phantom of the theater has an old grudge against her. It's up to Creepella and Geronimo to track him down in the theater's spooky basement ... before the curtains rise and he ruins the show!"--Back cover.

Sep 22, 2016
Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 9, The wizard's wand by Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 9, The wizard's wand

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.

Sep 23, 2016
George and the unbreakable code by Hawking, Lucy, author. George and the unbreakable code

George and Annie must travel further into space than ever before in order to prevent all computers from being hacked.

Sep 28, 2016
Gemma and the ultimate standoff by Zappa, Shana Muldoon. Gemma and the ultimate standoff

As the Star Darlings prepare for the Starshine Day celebration, Gemma impatiently waits to be sent on her wish mission in which she hopes to collect enough energy to correct the energy crisis.

Sep 22, 2016
Garvey's Choice by Grimes, Nikki Garvey's Choice

Sep 28, 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"--

Sep 28, 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.

Sep 28, 2016
Frozen - Northern Lights. Journey to the lights by Francis, Suzanne, author. Frozen - Northern Lights. Journey to the lights

"Join Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and their friends as they embark on an adventure to find the magical Northern Lights!"--Back cover.

Sep 28, 2016
Frazzled - Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom by Vivat, Booki/ Vivat, Booki (ILT) Frazzled - Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom

Sep 28, 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.

Sep 28, 2016
Foxheart by Legrand, Claire/ Zollars, Jaime (ILT) Foxheart

Sep 28, 2016
Floozombies! by Carman, Patrick/ Sheesley, Brian (ILT) Floozombies!

Sep 28, 2016
Fishbone's song by Paulsen, Gary, author. Fishbone's song

"Deep in the woods, in a rustic cabin, lives an old man and the boy he's raised as his own. This sage old man has taught the boy the power of nature and how to live in it, and more importantly, to respect it. In Fishbone's Song, this boy reminisces about the magic of the man who raised him and the tales that he used to tell--all true, but different each time."--

Sep 28, 2016
Fishbone's song by Paulsen, Gary, author. Fishbone's song

"Deep in the woods, in a rustic cabin, lives an old man and the boy he's raised as his own. This sage old man has taught the boy the power of nature and how to live in it, and more importantly, to respect it. In Fishbone's Song, this boy reminisces aboutthe magic of the man who raised him and the tales that he used to tell--all true, but different each time"--

Sep 23, 2016
Finding wonders - three girls who changed science by Atkins, Jeannine, 1953- author. Finding wonders - three girls who changed science

"A biographical novel in verse of three different girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists"--

Sep 28, 2016
Fairy tail ending by Selfors, Suzanne, author. Fairy tail ending

Mermaid princess Meeshell knows that someday she will leave her sea kingdom and live on land with her prince, but a change in the tides leads her to attend Ever After High, where she wonders if she will be able to fit in.

Sep 28, 2016
Double down by Kinney, Jeff, author. Double down

Greg plans to film a scary movie using an old video camera he found in the basement, but getting rich and famous from his new hobby isn't as easy as he thought.

Sep 28, 2016
Dory Dory black sheep by Hanlon, Abby, author, illustrator. Dory Dory black sheep

"When Dory's best friend learns to read before she does, Dory retreats into her wild imagination and finds herself in the middle of one of the babyish books she is struggling to read where she encounters imaginary friends and enemies"--

Sep 28, 2016
Dog's best friend by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Dog's best friend

"Life in middle school is finally starting to seem bearable-until Rafe spots his grandmother standing on the free-meal line at the local soup kitchen. In order to help bring in more money, Rafe concocts a brilliant plan-a dog-walking business that soon turns into a huge money-making neighborhood empire"--

Sep 28, 2016
Disenchanted - the trials of Cinderella by Morrison, Megan, 1976- author. Disenchanted - the trials of Cinderella

For generations the Charming men have been cursed, but now that the witch Envearia is dead the curse should be broken--however things are complicated at Charming Palace: King Clement is still nasty, Queen Maud has fled with the help of her son, Prince Dash, and Ella Coach (called Cinderella) would rather be at home sewing than living in the palace at Charming Prep school.

Sep 28, 2016
Dipper and Mabel and the curse of the time pirates' treasure! by Rowe, Jeffrey author. Dipper and Mabel and the curse of the time pirates' treasure!

Blendin Blandin needs the help of Dipper and Mabel to find the legendary Time Pirates' treasure.

Sep 28, 2016
Diary of an 8-bit warrior by Cube Kid (Author of fan fiction), author. Diary of an 8-bit warrior

"In the first in this series of three unofficial Minecraft adventure books, it&#x;s time for our 12-year-old hero to choose his future vocation to study at the Minecraftia school. His options are less than tantalizing: farmer, butcher, crafter, miner. What this noob really wants is to be a warrior like his hero, Steve. So when he learns that the five best students in school that year will get the chance to start warrior training, it&#x;s on"--Amazon.com

Sep 28, 2016
Diary of an 8-bit super warrior. From seeds to swords by Cube Kid (Author of fan fiction), author. Diary of an 8-bit super warrior. From seeds to swords

Pet slimes. A potion brew-off. A creepy forest that no one will explain. What's a twelve-year-old warrior-in-training to do? As former villager Runt and his friends continue their battle preparation, they face their biggest challenges yet--and it's not just those zombies decked out in body armor (which is really weird, by the way). Runt's got a brand new nemesis who will stop at nothing to claim the top spot in the warrior competition at school. And, to make matters worse, there's a strange girl

Sep 28, 2016
Curse of the Boggin by MacHale, D. J., author. Curse of the Boggin

"When supernatural phenomenon start following Marcus O'Mara around, he discovers a key that leads to The Library, a place where all the stories of the living and dead are kept that will help him and his friends solve a terrifying mystery"--

Sep 28, 2016
Clover's parent fix by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author. Clover's parent fix

"Clover is way too rigid and often plays it safe. She must learn to be more flexible and spontaneous and take more risks. Clover's Wishworld mission involved a girl who is an only child whose parents completely baby her. Clover tries some very subtle, safe maneuvers to prove that the girl is ready for some independence, but needs to make a bold move to help the girl's parents realize their little girl isn't a toddler anymore."--Amazon.com

Sep 22, 2016
Clayton Stone, facing off by Jones, Ena, author. Clayton Stone, facing off

"Middle-school spy Clayton Stone goes undercover to protect the President's son, attending a new school and playing lacrosse against his real friends and former teammates"--

Sep 22, 2016
Class election by Swaab, Neil, author, illustrator. Class election

Self-proclaimed middle school expert and campaign manager Max Corrigan offers advice and practical tips on how to run for class president and win votes, including the essential skills needed to make a viral video, trade your lunch in the school cafeteria, and put a positive spin on any situation.

Sep 28, 2016
Children of the covered wagon by Carr, Mary Jane, 1895-1988. Children of the covered wagon

Sep 22, 2016
Children of exile by Haddix, Margaret Peterson, author. Children of exile

A twelve-year-old girl raised in a foster village is returned to her biological parents, and discovers home is not what she expected it to be.

Sep 28, 2016
Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to not growing up by Greenwald, Tom, 1962- author. Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to not growing up

"As graduation day approaches, Charlie Joe is starting to realize being a kid isn't so bad after all"--

Sep 28, 2016
Cat in the night by Dunphy, Madeleine. Cat in the night

A little girl falls asleep just as her cat wakes up. Children will experience the world through the cat's eyes, ears, nose, whiskers, and feet as he travels the neighborhood, meeting up with other denizens of the night.

Sep 28, 2016
Captain America. Civil war - the junior novel by Wyatt, Chris, 1975- author. Captain America. Civil war - the junior novel

In the aftermath of an unthinkable attack, the Sokovia Accords are drafted, declaring the Avengers responsible to a higher authority. While Iron Man sees the need for oversight, Captain America's fight against Hydra has taught him the danger of blindly putting his faith in those in power. He'll stand alone if it means doing the right thing. As tensions rise and the team starts to fracture, former friends are forced to choose sides.

Sep 28, 2016
Books vs. looks by Dadey, Debbie, author. Books vs. looks

Kiki wants to start a book club, but Pearl tries to steal the spotlight with a rival fashion club in this sparkling Mermaid Tales adventure.

Sep 28, 2016
Book Uncle and me by Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- author. Book Uncle and me

Sep 28, 2016
Bonita by Miles, Ellen, author. Bonita

Lizzie is shocked to see that Aunt Amanda has returned home from her vacation with an injured puppy. Bonita is a street dog with a hurt leg. Lizzie and her friends decide to raise the money for the puppy's operation. Will Lizzie be able to help this sweet dog?

Sep 22, 2016
Between worlds by Brittenham, Skip, author. Between worlds

"Two friends discover a magical wishing tree that transports them to another world--then have to find their way back home"--

Sep 28, 2016
Beautiful blue world by LaFleur, Suzanne M., author. Beautiful blue world

Sofarende is at war and the army is paying families well to recruit children, so if twelve-year-old Mathilde or her best friend Megs is chosen, they hope to help their families but fear they will be separated forever.

Sep 28, 2016
Barbie & her sisters in a puppy chase by McGuire Woods, Molly, author. Barbie & her sisters in a puppy chase

Sep 27, 2016
Away in a star sled by Stilton, Geronimo, author. Away in a star sled

Discovering that the gift-distributing Elfix aliens have disappeared as the Night of Dancing Stars approaches, Geronimo Stiltonix and his spacemice crewmates race to find the missing aliens before the celebration is ruined.

Sep 28, 2016
Atticus Claw goes ashore by Gray, Jennifer (Children's story writer), author. Atticus Claw goes ashore

Atticus sets out to rescue Fishhook Frank, who is stranded on a desert island, in exchange for the Casket of Desires, which has the power to grant any wish, but Captain Black Beard-Jumper is on the trail of the same treasure.

Sep 28, 2016
Attack of the goblin army - an unofficial Terrarian warrior novel by Morgan, Winter, author. Attack of the goblin army - an unofficial Terrarian warrior novel

When Miles enters the land of Terraria, he meets his personal guide, Matthew, who shows him how to build a shelter and weapons and to fight enemies, including green slimes and goblins.

Sep 28, 2016
Attack of the Ender Dragon by Morgan, Winter, author. Attack of the Ender Dragon

All Lily, Simon, and Michael have wanted since they were sucked into their Minecraft games is to return to the real world. They've battled armies of griefers and terrifying monsters, made new allies, and had their friendship tested time and again. But they've never forgotten their number one goal: getting back home. In this thrilling final installment in the Unofficial Minetrapped Adventure series, a powerful lightning storm strikes the Overworld, instantly transporting Lily back to the real wor

Sep 28, 2016
Anna, Banana, and the big-mouth bet by Rissi, Anica Mrose, author. Anna, Banana, and the big-mouth bet

After telling her dog Banana about her loose tooth and discovering that some of her friends do not believe in the Tooth Fairy, Anna makes an impulsive bet with a pesky boy who also has a loose tooth.

Sep 27, 2016
All paws on deck by Maple, Daphne, author. All paws on deck

"For Kim, understanding dogs is easy, but keeping up in class can be hard. If she doesn't improve her grades, her parents are planning to send her to a different school--which would mean leaving the Dog Club! With school worries piling up, Kim isn't thrilled to find out that the Dog Club's next client is her superstrict English teacher, Mrs. Benson. But she's sure the Dog Club is the right place for Missy, the nervous puppy mill rescue Mrs. Benson recently adopted. Between Missy, her parents, an

Sep 28, 2016
Alcatraz vs. the evil librarians. The dark talent by Sanderson, Brandon, author. Alcatraz vs. the evil librarians. The dark talent

Having broken the Smedry Talents while saving the kingdom of Mokia from the Evil Librarian army, Alcatraz Smedry infiltrates the Highbrary as part of a desperate plan to save his comatose friend, Batille.

Sep 28, 2016
Agatha Parrot and the Odd Street School ghost by Poskitt, Kjartan, author. Agatha Parrot and the Odd Street School ghost

"A bell rings out at night. A glowing face is seen at the window. Is a ghost haunting Odd Street School? Agatha and her friends are determined to find out!"--

Sep 22, 2016
Above by Smith, Roland, 1951- author. Above

Pat O'Toole, his brother Coop, and their new companion, Kate, have narrowly escaped the cultlike community below New York City but must try to stop the cult's leader, Kate's grandfather.

Sep 28, 2016
A surprise visitor by Green, Poppy, author. A surprise visitor

"Sophie Mouse gets a surprise visitor when a little bird lands in her yard and hurts his wing"--

Sep 27, 2016
A new recruit by Beil, Michael D., author. A new recruit

Andy witnesses a bank robbery and becomes recruited to a secret organization that finds and eliminates evil.

Sep 28, 2016
A long pitch home by Lorenzi, Natalie Dias, author. A long pitch home

When Bilal's family suddenly moves to America, his father stays in Pakistan, and Bilal embraces baseball, an unexpected friend, and a new language. But this new way of life does not feel so special without Baba--will he ever get to America to see Bilal pitch a game?

Sep 28, 2016
A little taste of poison by Anderson, R. J. (Rebecca J.), author. A little taste of poison

Twelve-year-old Isaveth eagerly accepts an opportunity to study at the most exclusive magical school in the city but her scholarship might prove be more a trap than a gift.

Sep 28, 2016
A little taste of poison by Anderson, R. J. (Rebecca J.), author. A little taste of poison

Twelve-year-old Isaveth eagerly accepts an opportunity to study at the most exclusive magical school in the city but her scholarship might prove be more a trap than a gift.

Sep 23, 2016
A guide to the other side by Imfeld, Robert, author. A guide to the other side

Thirteen-year-old Baylor Bosco does not like ghosts, but as a medium he sees them--including his twin sister Kristina--everywhere but Kristina disappears after a strange ghost shows up and Baylor must try to find her on his own.

Sep 28, 2016
A case of the clones by Hopper, Ada, author. A case of the clones

Dr. Bunsen is just trying to help. Really, he is. This time, when Dr. Bunsen overhears the kids complaining about all their chores, he lends an extra hand by creating clones out of Gabe, Laura, and Cesar! But when the clones start acting out and Bunsen s solution goes haywire, can the kids undouble the DATA Set trouble?

Sep 27, 2016