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Your very own robot goes cuckoo-bananas! by Montgomery, R. A.

Your very own robot goes cuckoo-bananas!

The reader is asked to make choices which will determine the fate of a beloved robot.

Feb 1, 2015
Your very own robot by Montgomery, R. A.

Your very own robot

The reader is asked to make choices which will determine the fate of a discarded robot.

Feb 1, 2015
Whack of the P-rex by Cummings, Troy, author.

Whack of the P-rex

When Alexander and his friends find a very large footprint and piles of candy everywhere, they realize the school is being threatened by a Pin~ata-saurus Rex, a sweet-tasting monster who likes to smash things--and they find that the solution may be as near as a broken ant farm.

Feb 1, 2015
The mystery of the suspicious spices by Paris, Harper, author.

The mystery of the suspicious spices

In a Mumbai market, twin detectives Ethan and Ella investigate why a spice seller's spices have suddenly gone bad.

Feb 1, 2015
The haunted house by Montgomery, R. A.

The haunted house

An adventure story featuring a dog that disappears into an abandoned, possibly haunted, house. The reader makes choices throughout the story which will determine the outcome.

Feb 1, 2015
The circus mystery by Widmark, Martin, 1961-

The circus mystery

Circus Splendido has come to Pleasant Valley but so have pickpockets who are stealing wallets, cell phones, and jewelry from the audience as they watch the performances, so the police chief asks Jerry and Maya for help again in collecting clues and sniffing out suspects.

Feb 1, 2015
The cafe mystery by Widmark, Martin, 1961-

The cafe mystery

A robber has struck at Cafe Marzipan, Pleasant Valley's best bakery, three times in the past year and the police chief once again calls upon the super sleuthing skills of best friends Jerry and Maya to help him catch the tricky thief.

Feb 1, 2015
The annoying crush by O'Ryan, Ray, author.

The annoying crush

Zack is happy to test a new android his father helped develop for Nebulonics before she goes into production, but her ability to learn causes problems when she develops a crush on Zack after watching a romantic movie.

Feb 1, 2015
Teacup - Belle's star pup by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Teacup - Belle's star pup

When a very special guest visits the castle, Belle's puppy Teacup tries to put on a perfect performance.

Feb 1, 2015
Sweet secrets by Perelman, Helen, author.

Sweet secrets

There's a Candy Fairies fashion show! Top fashion designer Olivia Cre`me de la Cre`me's dress design contest has Berry the Fruit Fairy all excited. But Fruli, her Fruit Fairy friend, is acting strange, and Carobee the dragon is not responding to sugar fly messages. There are many secrets--and a few surprises--that make this fashion show extra-sweet.

Feb 1, 2015
Sniffing for clues collection by Meddaugh, Susan, author.

Sniffing for clues collection

Feb 1, 2015
Shock music by Larry, H. I., author.

Shock music

Feb 1, 2015
Shaun the sheep - the flock factor by Howard, Martin (Martin J.), author.

Shaun the sheep - the flock factor

It's talent-show time on the farm, and the roosters and chickens are banding together in hopes of beating out their rivals, the sheep. Meanwhile, Shirley, a sheep whose flair for singing is as large as her frame, has a big problem--a massive case of stage fright. Can Shaun the sheep convince his jittery friend to wow the mole judges and take home the prize?

Feb 1, 2015
Princess Posey and the first grade ballet by Greene, Stephanie, author.

Princess Posey and the first grade ballet

"Valentine's Day is coming! Posey is so excited about her special ballet recital and giving cards to everyone at school. Then she learns that one of her classmates doesn't have any valentines to give out. Can Princess Posey and her tutu find the perfect way to help?"--

Feb 1, 2015
Pop of the bumpy mummy by Cummings, Troy, author.

Pop of the bumpy mummy

Alexander's class is going on a sleepover at the Stermont Museum, but something is stealing bright, shiny objects from all over town, including the museum's treasured Ruby Scorpion, and on the night of the visit the young monster hunters finally confront the town's newest monster--a warrior covered entirely by bubble-wrap.

Feb 1, 2015
Oh, Valentine, we've lost our minds! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Oh, Valentine, we've lost our minds!

"Prepare for weirdness when Ella Mentry School gets a French foreign exchange student just in time for Valentine's Day!"--

Feb 1, 2015
Lost dog! by Montgomery, R. A.

Lost dog!

"Homer is your dog, and best friend. You two have a great time together. But Homer is not a dog who likes to sit at home with a bone in front of the television. One day, Homer vanishes. There are a trail of clues, but you'll have to decide where to look. And who will keep Homer out of trouble? YOU choose what happens next."--P. [4] of cover.

Feb 1, 2015
Lila and Myla the twins fairies by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Lila and Myla the twins fairies

Rachel and Kirsty must help twin fairies Lila and Myla after Jack Frost steals their twin magic in order to duplicate himself.

Feb 1, 2015
Heroes on the side by Marko, Cyndi, author, illustrator.

Heroes on the side

When the Blue family travels to New Yolk City, Egg Drop wants to go to the first-ever Sidekick Super-Con--a big party for sidekicks--but Ticklebeak and his Bad Eggs soon chicknap the sidekicks and it is up to Kung Pow Chicken to save them.

Feb 1, 2015
Heidi Heckelbeck is not a thief! by Coven, Wanda.

Heidi Heckelbeck is not a thief!

Accused on stealing her best friend's cool new pen, young witch Heidi Heckelbeck must turn to her Book of Spells to clear her name.

Feb 1, 2015
Green with envy by Burkhart, Jessica, author.

Green with envy

Anticipating a visit from her favorite cousin, Princess Bella experiences jealousy when Ivy, Clara, and the unicorn Glimmer instantly fall in love with her guest.

Feb 1, 2015
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 1, 2015
Far from shore by Thorpe, Kiki.

Far from shore

"The Never Girls have heard about a boy who lives in Never Land--a legendary boy who brings adventure wherever he goes. A boy named Peter Pan. Kate can't wait to meet him. But Tinker Bell knows that Peter is also good at causing trouble. Will this be an adventure, or a disaster?"--

Feb 1, 2015
Eva's treetop festival by Elliott, Rebecca, author.

Eva's treetop festival

Having a Bloomtastic Festival at school to celebrate spring is a great idea--but Eva Wingdale, a young owl, discovers that it is also a lot of work, and there is nothing wrong with asking her friends for help.

Feb 1, 2015
Dino-Mike and the T. Rex attack by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the T. Rex attack

Michael Evans is in Montana on a dinosaur dig with his paleontologist father, but he certainly never expected to find a live Tyrannosaurus Rex plucked out of its own time and looking for dinner, nor encounter a girl with some very advanced technology trying to trap the beast.

Feb 1, 2015
Danger in the darkest hour by Osborne, Mary Pope.

Danger in the darkest hour

"The magic tree house has taken Jack and Annie back in time to England in 1944. England is fighting for its life in World War II. Before long, Jack and Annie find themselves parachuting into Normandy, France, behind enemy lines. The date is June 5. Will the brave brother and sister team be able to make a difference during one of the darkest times in history?"--

Feb 1, 2015
Captain Awesome and the Easter egg bandit by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome and the Easter egg bandit

When their classmates' decorated Easter eggs go missing, Eugene and his friends turn into Captain Awesome and the Sunnyview Superhero Squad and pursue a supervillain.

Feb 1, 2015
Big Bad Detective Agency by Hale, Bruce, author.

Big Bad Detective Agency

"The houses of all Three (not-so-) Little Pigs were broken into and ransacked, and the Pigs are squealing for justice. So Prince Tyrone, ruler of Fairylandia, drags in the obvious suspect: Wolfgang. The lone wolf has big teeth, sharp claws, no alibi -- and a single day to find the real culprit and clear his big bad name. When Wolf (reluctantly) teams up with the fourth Little Pig to crack the case, the Big Bad Detective Agency -- and an adventure way funnier than your average fairy tale -- is bo

Feb 1, 2015
Bad Kitty. Puppy's big day by Bruel, Nick, author, illustrator.

Bad Kitty. Puppy's big day

Uncle Murray takes Puppy on a walk on a day that Bad Kitty is being unusually difficult, but has several unpleasant encounters with a police officer and one mean dog along the way. Text is interspersed with information about dog behavior, pet care, and more.

Feb 1, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 2. Memory and magic by David, Erica, author.

Anna & Elsa. 2. Memory and magic

After years apart, Anna and Elsa are finally getting to know each other as sisters, but Anna still wishes she could remember the magical times they had together when they were younger--skating and making snowmen, even in the middle of summer! An eager young troll claims he can restore the memories that Pabbie removed, but Elsa's not so sure. Maybe it's time to make new memories!

Feb 1, 2015
All hail the queen by David, Erica, author.

All hail the queen

Adventurous Anna and snow magic-wielding Elsa explore the mountains, fjords and palace of their kingdom while getting to know each other as sisters. Now that the castle gates are open, Anna and Elsa are thrilled to be finally getting to know their kingdom. Anna bubbles with enthusiasm for all the things to do and the people to meet in Arendelle, and Elsa loves using her magic to help the town. But ruling a kingdom can be tiring-- and more than anything, the sisters want to spend time together!

Feb 1, 2015