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Zac's skate break by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's skate break

May 29, 2015
Zac's quicksand by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's quicksand

May 29, 2015
Zac strikes out by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac strikes out

May 29, 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 29, 2015
The Tiger troubles by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964-

The Tiger troubles

"When Mike and Kate visit Detroit, someone is blackmailing the Tigers' famous slugger, Tony Maloney"--

May 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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
The lucky wheel by Gilmore, Grace.

The lucky wheel

Each student in Maple Ridge is asked to contribute fifty cents for much needed repairs to the school but Logan has no money, so he decides to sell the buggy wheel he found by the side of the road and carefully fixed, if only he can find a buyer for a single wheel.

May 29, 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 27, 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 29, 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 29, 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 27, 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 29, 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 29, 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
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 29, 2015
Molly Twinkletail runs away by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Molly Twinkletail runs away

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. But when they follow a mysterious golden cat into Friendship Forest - a place where animals live in tiny cottages and sip dandelion tea at the Toadstool Cafe - their summer holidays suddenly become much more magical! Goldie has invited Lily, Jess and kitten Bella Tabbypaw for a sleepover! The girls can't wait to spend a night in Friendship Forest, but brave little Bella dec

May 29, 2015
Lucy Longwhiskers gets lost by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Lucy Longwhiskers gets lost

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. But when they follow a mysterious golden cat into Friendship Forest - a place where animals live in tiny cottages and sip dandelion tea at the Toadstool Cafe - their summer holidays suddenly become much more magical! On their first adventure in Friendship Forest, can the two friends rescue adorable baby bunny Lucy Longwhiskers from the wicked witch Grizelda?

May 29, 2015
Logan Pryce makes a mess by Gilmore, Grace.

Logan Pryce makes a mess

"When his father is hired for a temporary job at the general store, farm boy Logan can't wait to lend a hand. But his eagerness may cause his dad to lose this job. Can Logan's mistake be fixed in time?"--

May 29, 2015
Justine McKeen vs. the queen of mean by Brouwer, Sigmund, 1959- author.

Justine McKeen vs. the queen of mean

"Justine McKeen is back, and she's on a deadline. With only days left before Earth Day, Justine enlists the help of her classmates to count flower buds, frogs, spiders and ants in their natural habitat as part of an environmental science project. But there's a species right in her own classroom that she'll have to tackle first--a class bully. Savannah Blue, aka the Queen of Mean, criticizes Justine's secondhand clothes and calls being green a waste of time. Their teacher, Mrs. Howie, gives the g

May 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2015
Gus by Miles, Ellen, author.

Gus

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

May 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2015
Ellie Featherbill all alone by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Ellie Featherbill all alone

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. The girls are visiting Friendship Forest for Ellie Featherbill's birthday! When Grizelda's wicked plan to poison the river puts the little duckling in danger, can Lily and Jess save the day?

May 29, 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 27, 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 27, 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 29, 2015
Bella Tabbypaw in trouble by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Bella Tabbypaw in trouble

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. But when they follow a mysterious golden cat into Friendship Forest - a place where animals live in tiny cottages and sip dandelion tea at the Toadstool Cafe - their summer holidays suddenly become much more magical! Goldie has invited Lily, Jess and kitten Bella Tabbypaw for a sleepover! The girls can't wait to spend a night in Friendship Forest, but brave little Bella dec

May 29, 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 29, 2015
Be a star! by Alexander, Heather, 1967- author.

Be a star!

Allie, Bella, Carly, and Marlo, eight-year-old performers in the Stardust Circus, are normally best friends--but when a film crew comes to do a television special on the circus, Allie's dreams of being a Hollywood star threaten to drive a wedge between them.

May 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 27, 2015
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 29, 2015