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Girls don't have cooties by Krulik, Nancy E.

Girls don't have cooties

Katie wants to go to Suzanne's sleepover party, but Jeremy wants her to ride the new roller coaster with him. Annoyed, Jeremy and the other boys decide that all girls have cooties. When Katie literally finds herself in Jeremy's shoes, she tries to reunite the boys and girls. Illustrations.

Feb 26, 2015
Roxie the baking fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Roxie the baking fairy

Roxie the baking fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find her missing cookie cutter in order to help keep Rainspell Island's Arts and Crafts Week on schedule.

Mar 4, 2015
Josie the jewelry fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Josie the jewelry fairy

Josie the jewelry fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find her missing beaded ribbon in order to help keep Rainspell Island's Arts and Crafts Week on schedule.

Mar 4, 2015
Annabelle the drawing fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Annabelle the drawing fairy

Annabelle the drawing fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find her missing pencil sharpener in order to help keep Rainspell Island's Arts and Crafts Week on schedule.

Mar 4, 2015
Jasper John Dooley, you're in trouble by Adderson, Caroline, 1963- author.

Jasper John Dooley, you're in trouble

When Jasper John Dooley realizes a can of Torpedo High Energy Drink has rolled out of the vending machine instead of the bottle of apple juice he selected, he knows he shouldn't drink it. His parents had warned him about these "Bad" drinks that were full of things like sugar and caffeine. Jasper was allowed sugary things only as a special treat and only after he had eaten good things. Like celery. But Jasper finds the allure of the ice-cold can irresistible. He just has to take a sip. "Right awa

Mar 4, 2015
Step into the spotlight! by Alexander, Heather, 1967-

Step into the spotlight!

Bella, Carly, and Allie live and work at the Stardust Circus, and when Marlo arrives, eager to make friends and become part of the show, she tries aerial arts, juggling, and even dog training as she tries to find her own special talent, with lots of help from the other girls.

Mar 4, 2015
Shaun the sheep. The beast of Soggy Moor by Howard, Martin (Martin J.), author.

Shaun the sheep. The beast of Soggy Moor

One dark, misty night at Mossy Bottom Farm, a starving creature creeps silently through the farmyard, waiting to feed. Well, actually, it's just Bitzer the sheepdog with a growling stomach, holding his clipboard as he checks on the flock and chickens. But wait?-what's that howl that's making his fur stand on end? Is it Shaun the sheep playing one of his pranks? The Farmer practicing his trombone? Suddenly the moon appears, and there it is: a hulking shadow on the side of the barn that must be th

Mar 4, 2015
Sand castle by Montgomery, R. A.

Sand castle

You live on the Hawaiian coast and are an expert sand castle builder. One night, a cry from inside your sand castle leads you to investigate its apparent enchantment.

Mar 4, 2015
Bad news nails by Santopolo, Jill, author.

Bad news nails

The Tanner sisters have a troublesome time when Aly's archnemesis Suzy begins to work at the Sparkle Spa and starts dictating the way things should run.

Mar 4, 2015
Treasure hunt! by Weingartner, Amy, author.

Treasure hunt!

"A magical star transports monsters Mike and Sulley into the amazing world of the Toy Box, where they team up with Jack Sparrow, Merida, and Aladdin in search of lost treasure! Wild adventures ensue in this laugh-out-loud, action-packed story inspired by Disney Infinity!"--Page [4] of cover.

Mar 4, 2015
Tome raider by Dahl, Michael, author.

Tome raider

A thief is prowling the Library of Doom, seeking the all important Vowel Stones, and it is up to the Iron Page to stop him before he gets to the I stone and the Library disappears.

Mar 4, 2015
Tame Tahoe Tessie by Fields, Jan, author.

Tame Tahoe Tessie

The Discover Cryptids filming crew, also known as the Monster Hunters, head to Lake Tahoe to investigate the monster Tahoe Tessie--but get tangled up in a different kind of mystery instead.

Mar 4, 2015
The summer vacation from the black lagoon by Thaler, Mike, 1936-, author.

The summer vacation from the black lagoon

Hubie wonders what to do on the first day of summer vacation while all his friends are away at camp.

Mar 4, 2015
St. Patrick's Day from the Black Lagoon by Thaler, Mike, 1936-

St. Patrick's Day from the Black Lagoon

It's St. Patrick's Day and Hubie needs to find something green to wear for the big class parade. Leprechauns, four-leaf clovers, pickles - how can he possibly make a decision with all these great options?

Mar 4, 2015
The Spine Tingler by Dahl, Michael, author.

The Spine Tingler

A boy delivering a book to The Dark Angel bookstore finds a monster waiting for him--the Spine Tingler, a scorpion-like creature created from the spines of books--and only a librarian with a hardcover book can save him.

Mar 4, 2015
Search for Bigfoot by Fields, Jan, author.

Search for Bigfoot

After an encounter with a fake Bigfoot, the film crew of the Internet series, Discover Cryptids, heads to the Florida swamps to search for the "Skunk Ape"--but find a crooked ranger who hates Florida panthers, instead.

Mar 4, 2015
A new home for Truman by Hapka, Cathy.

A new home for Truman

"When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stories, she never imagines she'll receive a heartbreaking photo of a skinny, abandoned dog. She calls on her friends Lolli, Zach, and Adam to help - and that's just the start! When these animal-loving fourth graders discover how many animals need help in their suburban hometown, they just can't sit by and do nothing.."--

Mar 4, 2015
Chase the Chupacabra by Fields, Jan, author.

Chase the Chupacabra

In Texas to investigate Chupacabra sightings for their internet program, Discover Cryptids, Gabe and the rest of the crew find themselves caught between Chupacabra supporters who hope that tourism will save their town, and a vet who believes in coyotes with mange.

Mar 4, 2015
Hunt for sewer gators by Fields, Jan, author.

Hunt for sewer gators

Looking for alligators in the sewers of New York City seems like a silly idea to Gabe Brown, but his brother is the creator of internet series, Discover Cryptids, so the filming crew sets out to explore the storm sewers--but when one of them panics, they get separated and lost.

Mar 4, 2015
Death sentence by Dahl, Michael, author.

Death sentence

There is a book in the Library of Doom which contains only a single sentence, but when it is read, the reader vanishes into nothing--but now that book is creating havoc on a school bus, and it is up to the Blue Librarian to protect the children.

Mar 4, 2015
The little league team from the Black Lagoon by Thaler, Mike, 1936-

The little league team from the Black Lagoon

Hubie just feels sick because baseball fever is catching everyone. The only hit he had last year was when he got hit in the head by a ball. Will he make the big hit this year and knock the ball out of the park?

Mar 4, 2015
Libby the writing fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Libby the writing fairy

Libby the writing fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find her missing notebook in order to help keep Rainspell Island's Arts and Crafts Week on schedule.

Mar 4, 2015
Kayla the pottery fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Kayla the pottery fairy

"Now that Kayla the Pottery Fairy's vase is missing, ceramic projects are in trouble! Can Rachel and Kirsty put a stop to Jack Frost's antics before he ruins everything?"--page 4 of cover.

Mar 4, 2015
A tale of two sisters by Dadey, Debbie.

A tale of two sisters

Echo Reef is tail-flipping with excitement when she find a human object. But when her older sister claims the object for her own, how far will Echo go to reclaim it?

Mar 4, 2015
Ellie and the good-luck pig by Barkley, Callie.

Ellie and the good-luck pig

After winning the lead role in a play, acing a spelling test, and finding money, second-grader Ellie wonders if the Critter Club animal shelter's newest animal--a little pink pig--is bringing her good luck.

Mar 4, 2015
Fake snakes and weird wizards by Winkler, Henry, 1945- author.

Fake snakes and weird wizards

"Hank's sister Emily wants Ralph's Reptile Show to perform at her birthday party more than anything, but Ralph is booked solid. So Hank comes up with a plan: he'll disguise himself as a magician called The Westside Wizard and pull a snake from thin air! But when Hank's true identity is revealed during his performance, his good deed might just turn into a huge disaster"--

Mar 4, 2015
Violet the painting fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Violet the painting fairy

Violet the painting fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find her missing paintbrush in order to help keep Rainspell Island's Arts and Crafts Week on schedule.

Mar 4, 2015
Nancy Clancy, star of stage and screen by O'Connor, Jane, author.

Nancy Clancy, star of stage and screen

Nancy is elated to be in the school play, but when her embarrassing performance is posted on YouTube, she must overcome her shame and embrace her infamy.

Mar 4, 2015
Martha speaks - puppy dog tales collection. by

Martha speaks - puppy dog tales collection.

Mar 4, 2015
Zadie the sewing fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Zadie the sewing fairy

Rainspell Island is hosting an Arts and Crafts Week. Rachel and Kirsty can't wait to try all the different creative activities! But Jack Frost has other plans. He likes making chaos more than making art. The goblins have stolen Zadie the Sewing Fairy's thimble and no one can sew a stitch while it's gone. Kirsty and Rachel must leap into action!"--page 4 of cover.

Mar 4, 2015
My new team by Howard, Ryan, 1979- author.

My new team

A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard! Every day when Little Rhino comes home from school, he finishes his homework, grabs his bat, his glove, and runs outside to meet Grandpa James. They always practice catching and hitting in the backyard. Playing baseball with grandfather is Little Rhino's favorite thing to do, especially when he pretends to be a real Major League homerun hitter. One afternoon, after a long day of second grade, Little Rhi

Mar 4, 2015
The lost page by Dahl, Michael, author.

The lost page

After an explosion splits open the Treasure Vaults of the Library a Page seems to be missing, and it is up to the Librarian to find out what happened before the evil Watch-Man turns everything to dust with the Topaz of Time.

Mar 4, 2015
Mr. Cooper is super! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Mr. Cooper is super!

"A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School are in for a super surprise when a new teacher, Mr. Cooper, take over their third grade class"--

Mar 4, 2015
The rookie Blue Jay by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The rookie Blue Jay

Through the window of their hotel room in the Toronto Blue Jays baseball stadium, cousins Mike and Kate spot strange blue lights flashing across the bullpen and decide to investigate.

Mar 4, 2015
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the stupid stinkbugs from Saturn by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the stupid stinkbugs from Saturn

Ricky Ricotta, his Mighty Robot, cousin Lucy, and some friends set out to save mousekind from Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn, with a little help from some special gum and taffy.

Mar 4, 2015
A passport to pastries! by Hiranandani, Veera, author.

A passport to pastries!

When third-grader Phoebe and her family are invited to visit Paris and her new friend Camille's family, she is thrilled--but when she is put off by snails on the menu, Phoebe starts to wonder if she is really as adventurous as she thought she was.

Mar 4, 2015