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Mara the meerkat fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Mara the meerkat fairy

"The girls are spending a week of their summer vacation volunteering at Wild Woods Nature Reserve. When Jack Frost takes the Baby Animal Rescue Fairies' magic key chains, the friends have to help -- he's planning to kidnap baby animals for his icy zoo. The goblins are out to snatch Missy the meerkat. Only Rachel and Kirsty can keep her safe."--Back cover.

Aug 26, 2015
Mae the panda fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Mae the panda fairy

Mae the panda fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find a missing baby panda before it ends up in Jack Frost's icy zoo.

Aug 26, 2015
Kitty the tiger fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Kitty the tiger fairy

Rachel and Kirsty must prevent Jack Frost from kidnapping baby animals for his icy zoo while they are at a Nature Reserve.

Aug 26, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 5, The polar bear piper by David, Erica.

Anna & Elsa. 5, The polar bear piper

"Even though Arendelle is a cold, snowy place, polar bears have always been a very rare sight -- until now. A family of polar bears has been spotted on the outskirts of town, and it has started to cause all kinds of mischief. Olaf loves the bears, but Elsa and Anna need to figure out why they have suddenly disppeared -- and how to lure them back to their Arctic home!" -- back cover.

Aug 26, 2015
Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal

Mike Evans goes through the time portal to find his friend Shannon and her troublesome brother Jeff, but he soon finds they all have bigger problems--a robot who wants to repopulate the Earth with dinosaurs and a group of Tyrannosaurus rex babies who remember Mike from New York.

Aug 27, 2015
Dino-Mike and the museum mayhem by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the museum mayhem

His father and everybody else at the museum in New York is excited over the dinosaur eggs that Mike Evans found in Montana--the trouble is they are hatching and Mike will need the help of his mysterious and time-traveling friend Shannon to capture them before they wreck the museum.

Aug 27, 2015
Hephaestus and the island of terror by Holub, Joan, author.

Hephaestus and the island of terror

"Fresh off their adventure with Crius's Cronies, the Olympians set out for the island of Lemnos, and there's a reason they receive warnings as they travel: Warriors holding intricate weapons greet them as soon as they come ashore! Then they meet Hephaestus, the leader of the island who they quickly realize is actually one of them--the Olympian they were meant to find. But Hephaestus isn't so sure he wants to leave with the Olympians. After all, life is pretty good on Lemnos, and he loves being i

Aug 31, 2015
Bagels the brave by Stuchner, Joan Betty, author.

Bagels the brave

The Bernstein family heads off on a camping trip to Sasquatch Lake, only to encounter a series of mysterious occurrences.

Aug 31, 2015
Too much good luck by Potter, Ellen, 1963-

Too much good luck

On an island off the coast of Maine, where children ride lobster boats to school, Piper worries that too much good luck can sometimes equal bad luck.

Aug 31, 2015
Ice race! by Weingartner, Amy, author.

Ice race!

After Elsa uses her magic to create a racetrack made of ice, she and some of her friends challenge each other to see who can make the most amazing obstacle course.

Aug 31, 2015
Tomb of doom by Larry, H. I., author.

Tomb of doom

Aug 31, 2015
Operation orca by Roy, Ron, 1940-

Operation orca

"Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose must solve a mystery when they go whale watching in Alaska"--

Aug 31, 2015
On the trail by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

On the trail

"Four best friends--Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby--travel to Never Land, where they find adventure, friendship, and mystery! When the girls realize that animal talent fairy Fawn is missing, the search is on"--

Aug 31, 2015
My pet human by Surovec, Yasmine, author, illustrator.

My pet human

A cat that enjoys his carefree life gets some treats and backrubs from the humans who have just moved into his favorite abandoned house, then sets out to train them properly, all the while protesting to his friends that he has no interest in being tied down to a human pet.

Aug 31, 2015
A haunted Halloween by O'Ryan, Ray.

A haunted Halloween

Although Halloween is not celebrated on the planet Nebulon, Zach, a boy from Earth, discovers that ghosts may be real.

Aug 31, 2015
Hot diggity dogs by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

Hot diggity dogs

When a new hot dog stand opens in town, dog-lovers Kate and Lucie rush to try it out. The food is great, but the owners' dachshunds, Ketchup and Mustard, soon disappear and it is up to the girls to save the day, while evading boys and preparing for the Bark-in-the-Park dog competition.

Aug 31, 2015
Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon by DiCamillo, Kate, author.

Francine Poulet meets the Ghost Raccoon

When she confronts a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost, animal control officer Francine Poulet questions her abilities.

Aug 31, 2015
Digby O'Day and the great diamond robbery by Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author.

Digby O'Day and the great diamond robbery

When Digby O'Day and Percy vacation at a seaside resort, they get involved in a diamond heist and must track down the culprits in time to solve the mystery.

Aug 31, 2015
Princess Pistachio and the pest by Gay, Marie-Louise, author, illustrator.

Princess Pistachio and the pest

Forced to abandon exciting plans with her friends and take baby Penny to the park, Pistachio is sure her first day of summer holidays will be boring. But keeping Penny out of trouble proves to be more exciting than Pistachio expected.

Aug 31, 2015
Looking for Winston by Green, Poppy.

Looking for Winston

"Sophie Mouse's brother, Winston, wants to help her build a fort in the woods, but Sophie Mouse tells him he should go home because he's too little. When she realizes that she could use his help, he's nowhere to be found!"--

Aug 31, 2015
The ghost of Juniper Creek by Gilmore, Grace.

The ghost of Juniper Creek

Logan and his friend, Anthony, spy something white high in the trees near the water, and after a neighbor confirms what Logan's older brother, Drew, told them about the Ghost of Juniper Creek, they summon all of their courage to set a trap.

Aug 31, 2015
Carly the school fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Carly the school fairy

"School is in session! Best friends Rachel Walker and Kirsty Tate are about to go head-to-head. Their schools are competing against each other in a big competition! There's going to be a spelling bee and a science fair, followed by a dance party for all the students. But Carly the School Fairy swoops in on high alert--Jack Frost has taken her magic items and is up to no good. Rachel and Kirsty have to put their heads together and save the competition! Find the magic objects in all three stories

Aug 31, 2015
Piper Green and the fairy tree by Potter, Ellen, 1963- author.

Piper Green and the fairy tree

"Piper's older brother leaves Peek-A-Book Island and Piper refuses to take off his old earmuffs, no matter what! Things are going from bad to worse... until she discovers The Fairy Tree"--

Aug 31, 2015
Medieval upheaval by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Medieval upheaval

"A medieval faire brings the past to life--and a mystery to the present--in this Hardy Brothers Secret Files adventure" --

Aug 31, 2015
There's a zombie in my bathtub by Winkler, Henry, 1945-

There's a zombie in my bathtub

"With Halloween approaching, Hank and his friends decide to watch a scary movie to get ready for the holiday. But the movie turns out to be a bit too scary for Hank, and suddenly he sees zombies every time he closes his eyes. Everyone says zombies are not real, but then people around him start moaning and acting like the undead, and he is not so sure. Hank is not taking any chances--not when there might be zombies on the loose!"--

Aug 31, 2015
The secret room by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The secret room

Now that Kaz can finally pass through walls without feeling all "skizzy," he can go explore Beckett's secret room at the back of the library. What he finds there is a mystery he never expected!

Aug 31, 2015
Power of the fire dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Power of the fire dragon

When the king decides to take the dragons to Arkwood to visit Queen Rose, Rori, Drake, and their dragons are left behind--so when the evil wizard Maldred attacks the castle riding a giant four-headed dragon that spits poison, the two young dragon masters and their dragons are forced to defend the castle by themselves.

Aug 31, 2015
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the uranium unicorns from Uranus by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the uranium unicorns from Uranus

Evil Uncle Unicorn attempts to dominate earth by using a Ladybot to trick Mighty Robot.

Aug 31, 2015