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A fin-tastic finish by Ocean, Davy, author.

A fin-tastic finish

Harry Hammer's new hero is Turbo Tex, an Olimpet gold medal-winning tiger shark. When Harry meets Tony, an awesome tiger shark at Shark Point Sea-cub Camp, he wants to be friends, but can't seem to win over Tony.

May 25, 2015
The secret world of mermaids by Quinn, Jordan.

The secret world of mermaids

Lucas and Clara are floating on a raft when a wave casts them into the sea, where Lucas catches a glimpse of a coral kindom and a dark-haired mermaid helps him, but when his father, King Caleb, hears of this, he scolds Lucas and tells him he has broken an age-old pact.

May 25, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 4, The great ice engine by David, Erica, author.

Anna & Elsa. 4, The great ice engine

When Kristoff and the ice harvesters challenge Oaken and his new invention to a friendly contest, Oaken, Elsa, and Anna becomes embroil in a mystery involving a missing ice harvesting machine.

May 25, 2015
The boy who cried shark by Ocean, Davy, author.

The boy who cried shark

Harry Hammer thinks he sees a fierce great white shark near Shark Point. He sounds the alarm and everyone panics! Turns out it's just an old basking shark, and now everyone is furious. After a couple more minnow-size mistakes, Harry sees a real great white shark and it's trouble"--Page 4 of cover.

May 25, 2015
Before the bell by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

Before the bell

"It's the first day of school, and Gabby can't wait to tell the fairies all about it. She even met a new friend who loves fairies as much as she does! But what will the Never Girls do when a fairy goes missing in Gabby's new classroom?"--

May 25, 2015
Sprout street neighbors - five stories. by Alter, Anna, 1974- author, illustrator.

Sprout street neighbors - five stories.

Relates the adventures of the animal residents of an apartment building on Sprout Street.

May 25, 2015
The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo by Lynn, Sarah, 1975-

The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo

Mo and Jo are cavemen who, in three easy-to-read chapters, try to improve the smell of themselves and their cave, attempt to play hide-and-seek, and discover that there is more than one way to stay warm on a cold day.

May 25, 2015
Captain Awesome goes to superhero camp by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome goes to superhero camp

"Captain Awesome and the Sunnyview Superhero Squad can't wait to venture into the woods and get some real superhero training at Camp Ka-Pow. That is, until they meet the Cloudy Heights Super Crew. These campers must be supervillains in disguise"--

May 25, 2015
Zac's quicksand by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's quicksand

May 25, 2015
Chloe the kitten by Small, Lily, author.

Chloe the kitten

Chloe, a Cobweb Kitten, is fluttering through Hawthorn Hedgerows in the enchanted realm of Misty Wood decorating cobwebs with dewdrops when she meets a baby mouse who is lost and afraid.

May 25, 2015
Chelsea the congratulations fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Chelsea the congratulations fairy

When Jack Frost steals Chelsea the Congratulations Fairy's magic items, no one can celebrate special occasions, and it is up to Rachel and Kirsty to help retrieve them.

May 25, 2015
Squid-napped! by Ocean, Davy, author.

Squid-napped!

When Harry Hammer decides to leave Shark Point for better waters, he finds squid-tastic trouble instead in this Shark School (mis)adventure. Instead of a super-cool celebration, Harry Hammer's birthday party turns into a super-colossal embarrassment! Why do his parents always make him feel like a big baby hammerhead in front of his friends -- and his arch rival, Rick Reef? Harry decides he'd be better off alone and leaves Shark Point for faraway waters. But he comes face-to-face with a giant squ

May 25, 2015
Humphrey's creepy-crawly camping adventure by Birney, Betty G., author.

Humphrey's creepy-crawly camping adventure

"Humphrey goes on a backyard camping adventure with his classmates and meets all kinds of outdoor creatures--even some scary ones"--

May 25, 2015
Treasure - Ariel's curious kitten by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Treasure - Ariel's curious kitten

When Prince Eric plans to sail to the other side of the world, Ariel and her kitten, Treasure, try to come up with a way to go with him.

May 25, 2015
The polar bear express by Dadey, Debbie, author.

The polar bear express

Wanting to help a lost baby polar bear return home, Kiki Coral and her mermaid friends worry that the cost of the bear's transportation will prevent them from seeing a concert performance of their favorite boy band.

May 25, 2015
Mrs. Noodlekugel and Drooly the bear by Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941- author.

Mrs. Noodlekugel and Drooly the bear

"In a wonderfully loopy third episode, Nick and Maxine are surprised to meet Captain Noodlekugel, back from the sea with a somewhat untrainable bear." -- Amazon.com.

May 25, 2015
Gus by Miles, Ellen, author.

Gus

Mom Peterson has trouble finding a family good enough to adopt the adorable Labradoodle, Gus.

May 25, 2015
Forget-Me-Not Lake by Green, Poppy.

Forget-Me-Not Lake

Sophie Mouse wants to prove how wonderful mice are for a school project she is doing with her brother, Winston, but starts to have doubts when, even with Hattie and Owen's help, she is unable to learn to swim.

May 25, 2015
A new friend by Green, Poppy, author.

A new friend

Eight-year-old Sophie Mouse's excited to return to school after the long winter break, but there's a new student--a snake--and Sophie and the other animals are afraid to sit near him, much less ask him to play with them, because they've heard that snakes are awful.

May 25, 2015
Izzy Barr, running star by Mills, Claudia, author.

Izzy Barr, running star

"The third book in the Franklin School Friends series is a fast and funny story about sports, friendship, and sibling rivalries."--

May 25, 2015
Fossil frenzy by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Fossil frenzy

"A missing dinosaur tooth makes for a massive investigation in this Hardy Brothers Secret Files Mystery. Frank and Joe are excited for their field trip to the Bayport Museum of Natural History with their science club. Not only will they get to see some awesome dinosaur skeletons on display, but they also get to go on their very own fossil dig on the museum grounds. At the dig, fellow classmate Tico uncovers an old dinosaur tooth--even though Tico's biggest competition in the club, Aisha, claims

May 25, 2015
Anna, Banana, and the friendship split by Rissi, Anica Mrose.

Anna, Banana, and the friendship split

Anna and Sadie have always been best friends so when Sadie suddenly starts being mean, Anna is very sad and seeks support from her dog Banana and classmate Isabel, as well as advice from her brother Chuck and her parents.

May 25, 2015
The emerald berries by Green, Poppy.

The emerald berries

Eight-year-old Sophie learns about some special emerald berries that will make the perfect color for a painting she wants to do, so she asks her friend Hattie to go with her to Weedsnag Way, a part of the forest that is far from home and very frightening.

May 25, 2015
Zac strikes out by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac strikes out

May 25, 2015
The case of the missing carrot cake by Newman, Robin, author.

The case of the missing carrot cake

When Miss Rabbit's carrot cake goes missing on Ed's farm, Detectives Wilcox and Griswold do what it takes to track down the thieves.

May 25, 2015
Ship of secrets by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Ship of secrets

"It's finally summer vacation, and the Hardy family is headed on a cruise to the Caribbean. As they board the ship with their parents, Frank and Joe can't believe all the fun that's in store for them. There are three-story slides, playgrounds, ball pits, four pools, and an arcade. There are concerts and magic shows at night, while jugglers and clowns wander the deck during the day. In addition to all of the fun, the Hardys discover that former pop idol and lead singer of the Lightening Bolts, Iz

May 23, 2015
The mystery across the secret bridge by Paris, Harper. author.

The mystery across the secret bridge

While in Machu Picchu, Peru, with their parents, eight-year-old twins Ethan and Ella cross a secret bridge and discover a mysterious stone sculpture.

May 23, 2015
Maybelle goes to tea by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle goes to tea

Maybelle the cockroach follows the advice of her new fly friend Maurice and tumbles into a terrifying but tasty adventure during Mrs. Peabody's Ladies' Spring Tea.

May 22, 2015
Maybelle and the haunted cupcake by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle and the haunted cupcake

Maybelle the cockroach is tired of all the rules she must follow to safely get food from Mr. and Mrs. Peabody's kitchen, but when Bernice, an ant with a head cold, insists on helping out, the situation only gets worse.

May 22, 2015
Camping chaos by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Camping chaos

"Frank and Joe are excited to go camping with their friends in Bayport State Park for the annual "Fun With Camping" event. They are ready for hiking, bonfires, and s'mores--and especially for the tent decorating competition, which the boys are determined to win. But just a few nights into the trip, decorations start to go missing. First Frank and Joe hear strange noises outside their tent. Then they see a set of unique footprints at the campsite. It seems like someone--or something--is out to sa

May 22, 2015
The best bat by Howard, Ryan, 1979- author.

The best bat

A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard. Little Rhino's baseball season is in full swing! Grandpa James even buys Rhino a new bat as a reward for keeping up with all of his schoolwork. But, after practice, Rhino's bat goes missing! With a big game coming up, will Rhino be able to find his bat in time to help his team?

May 22, 2015
The great escape by Dixon, Franklin W, author.

The great escape

When television wildlife celebrities Jumpin' Jack and his son bring their menagerie to Bayport Elementary, Frank and Joe are on the case for a boa constrictor that goes missing.

May 22, 2015
Star Wars rebels. Fight the Empire by Fentiman, David, author.

Star Wars rebels. Fight the Empire

Details the exploits of the crew of the Ghost and how they stand up to the fearsome Galactic Empire.

May 22, 2015
Wonder Woman vs. Circe by Sutton, Laurie.

Wonder Woman vs. Circe

In her quest to destroy Wonder Woman, Circe the immortal sorceress has unleashed the Trinity Beast, an ancient, magical monster which steals her powers--and Wonder Woman must fight to save both the world and her mortal enemy.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween

Usually Zeke loves Halloween, but this year things just seem to be going wrong--he is having trouble finding a good costume, the costume parade at school is a disaster, and he has to take his little sister trick-or-treating.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play

Zeke's third grade class is putting on a play and Zeke is unhappy and annoyed with what he sees as too small a role--until his mother teaches him the meaning of the saying "there are no small parts, only small actors."

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along

When his little sister's friends cannot go with her to the Princess Sing-Along concert, Zeke feels he has to go to cheer her up on her birthday--but on Monday morning he has to give a report in class about what he did on the weekend.

May 20, 2015
Sniff a skunk! by Amato, Mary.

Sniff a skunk!

Unlike their thieving parents, ten-year-old twins Billy and Jillian Crook like to do good deeds, including rescuing a baby skunk. Features activities.

May 20, 2015
Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan by Rylant, Cynthia.

Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan

Stumpy, Murray, Gwendolyn, and Kona recruit Herman the crow and 200 owls to help with their Master Plan to assist the animals of Gooseberry Park that are in trouble because of a months-long drought.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team

Third-grader Zeke's soccer experience is proving to be a disaster--all of his friends are on a different team, while his team is dominated by a bully who hogs the ball and knocks down anyone who gets in his way.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the no-fun fund-raiser by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the no-fun fund-raiser

Zeke's school is having a fund-raiser and the student who sell the most cake mix will get four tickets to Thrillsville Amusement Park, but Zeke is not having much luck until his great-grandmother gives him a lesson in salesmanship--and he takes his little sister with him.

May 20, 2015