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Blackberry juice by Cassidy, Sara, author. Blackberry juice

"After moving into their new home, a keeling-over farmhouse in the country, nine-year-old Cyrus and his brother, Rudy, have trouble adjusting to all the changes. Nothing about the coastal countryside feels warm or familiar. But when Cyrus is stranded one evening by the tide, he finds help from an unlikely source."--

Nov 29, 2016
Civil War days by Weiss, Ellen, 1949- Civil War days

Hitty is a wooden doll whose owner, Nell, lives on a plantation in North Carolina. When a slave girl named Sarina comes to work on the plantation, Nell and Sarina become friends. But then they break the unwritten rules of the plantation and trouble ensues.

Nov 29, 2016
Flight of the Moon Dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Flight of the Moon Dragon

The prime Dragon Stone seems to be dying, and that means that the connection between the dragon masters and their dragons is also fading, so the six dragon masters must located the hidden stone, and learn what is causing the problem before their telepathic connection is completely gone.

Nov 29, 2016
Life according to Dani by Lagercrantz, Rose, 1947- author. Life according to Dani

It's Dani's first summer vacation and she is staying on an island with Ella, her best friend in the world. Dad is still in hospital but he calls every day, and Ella and Dani stay busy building huts, fishing, exploring, and swimming. Then Dad turns up, but with his nurse too! This is not the visit anyone had imagined and Dani isn't sure her life is happy any more.

Nov 29, 2016
Not for sale by Cassidy, Sara, author. Not for sale

When ten-year-old Cyrus sees a For Sale sign plunged into his front lawn, it's a complete and utter disaster. Usually, his younger brother, Rudy, is the scaredy-cat, but for the first time in his life, Cyrus is terrified.

Nov 29, 2016
The dragonsitter by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter

"Dear Uncle Morton, You'd better get on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima. Emily loved that rabbit! I know what you're thinking, Uncle Morton. We promised to look after your dragon for a whole week. I know we did. But you never said he would be like this. Eddie"--Page [4] of cover.

Nov 29, 2016
The dragonsitter takes off by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter takes off

Eddie thought that dragonsitting would be easy. Then Ziggy hides in the linen closet, and Eddie learns that the dragon is keeping a very big secret.

Nov 29, 2016
The dragonsitter's castle by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter's castle

"Dragonsitting isn't getting any easier for Eddie. When he has to take Uncle Morton's dragons, Ziggy and baby Arthur, away with him on a trip to his dad's place -- a real castle! -- it's not long before they're causing all sorts of mischeif again. A castle, a sneezing dragon, and a big box of fireworks. Looks like this story is going to end with a bang!" -- From dustjacket.

Nov 29, 2016
The dragonsitter's island by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter's island

Eddie is dragonsitting again, but this time he's looking after Uncle Morton's Scottish island too. And there are some strange goings on: the local sheep are disappearing, and Eddie swears he sees a mysterious creature in the loch. Could there be more than just dragons living there? It seems Eddie is in for a beastly surprise! Written as a series of emails between Eddie and Uncle Morton, this quirky, original series has a growing legion of fans and offers something different to young readers.

Nov 29, 2016
The great big paw print by Green, Poppy, author. The great big paw print

Sophie and her friends find a great big paw print near Forget-Me-Not Lake. They follow a trail into town, where they learn that food has gone missing from Mrs. Mouse's bakery and part of the library has been destroyed! What kind of animal could be making these huge paw prints?

Nov 29, 2016
What's up, Chuck? by Landry, Leo, author. What's up, Chuck?

Chuck the woodchuck is a skilled sculptor in wood, and he has won the Best of the Forest art contest three years in a row, but this year he faces a serious challenge from a newcomer, Scooter Possum.

Nov 29, 2016