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Museum mayhem by Keene, Carolyn, author.

Museum mayhem

When a statue is broken during her class' overnight trip to the museum, Nancy, Bess, and George try to get to the bottom of the mystery and find those responsible.

Nov 16, 2014
The swallow - a ghost story by Cotter, Charis, author.

The swallow - a ghost story

Despite their differences, the two girls Rose and Polly become friends and explore the uncertain world between life--and death.

Nov 16, 2014
The ghost backstage by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The ghost backstage

Investigating a classmate's claim that he saw a ghost backstage while rehearsing for the school play, Kaz and Claire, harboring suspicions that the ghost may be Kaz's mom, discover compelling evidence of otherworldly activities.

Nov 16, 2014
Zombie Elementary - the real story by Whitehouse, Howard, 1958- author.

Zombie Elementary - the real story

Larry Mullet is your typical fourth grader. He's not the biggest kid or the smartest kid or the best looking kid. He rides his bike, plays baseball, takes the school bus, avoids cafeteria food, and--oh yeah, he's a zombie hunting expert. Larry was just doing his usual thing when Alex Bates from Ms Hoag's class tried to eat him. Sadly, that was only the beginning. Something odd was going on at Brooks Elementary... and it was up to Larry and his friends to take charge (for some reason). Hilariousl

Nov 16, 2014
Somebody on this bus is going to be famous by Cheaney, J. B.

Somebody on this bus is going to be famous

Cheaney's novel opens with a bus accident on a torrentially rainy night and the promise that one character will be famous by book's end; she then rewinds nine months with news of a robbery in the sleepy Hidden Acres subdivision. But these early tinges of suspense wind up being peripheral as the novel unfolds. Over nine months, Cheaney (My Friend the Enemy) follows the stories of nine characters, fourth through seventh graders, who ride Mrs. B's school bus, switching between characters each month

Nov 16, 2014
Pippi Longstocking by Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002, author.

Pippi Longstocking

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey-- but without any parents-- at the edge of a Swedish village.

Nov 16, 2014
Revenge of Superstition Mountain by Broach, Elise, author.

Revenge of Superstition Mountain

The Barker brothers and their friend Delilah secretly climb up to Superstition Mountain one last time, hoping to solve the remaining mysteries, including whether the librarian is really the ghost of Julia Thomas, what was their uncle Hank's role in discovering the gold mine, and especially, who is trying to kill them.

Nov 16, 2014
Saara's passage by Autio, Karen.

Saara's passage

Twelve-year old Saara has to grow up quickly after she survives the "Empress of Ireland" shipwreck, Canada is headed toward the First World War, and her beloved aunt, who recently gave birth, has tuberculosis and must go to a sanatorium.

Nov 19, 2014
Guardians of the galaxy - the junior novel by Wyatt, Chris, author.

Guardians of the galaxy - the junior novel

A group of cosmic misfits--Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot--band together to protect a mysterious orb against Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

Nov 19, 2014
Rise of the Undead Redhead by Dougherty, Meghan (Public relations consultant)

Rise of the Undead Redhead

Eleven-year-old Dorothy Moore and her younger sister, Sam, must move into their eccentric grandmother's funeral home, and it is tough dealing with G-Ma Sally and a new middle school but things get easier when Dorothy discovers G-Ma's old roller skates and leads a roller derby team to the championships.

Nov 19, 2014
Miss Twiggley's tree by Fox, Dorothea Warren, 1914-1999.

Miss Twiggley's tree

Shy Miss Twiggley lives in a tree with her dog. Her odd ways cause a commotion in town until a hurricane strikes.

Nov 19, 2014
The paper cowboy by Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims), 1974-

The paper cowboy

In a small town near Chicago in 1953, twelve-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home, among his Catholic school friends, and with the threat of a communist living nearby, but taking over his hospitalized sister's paper route introduces him to neighbors who he comes to rely on for help.

Nov 20, 2014
The Doll people set sail by Martin, Ann M., 1955- author.

The Doll people set sail

"Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families journey far from home"--

Nov 20, 2014
Annie - the junior novel by Ryals, Lexi, author.

Annie - the junior novel

The ever-optimistic Annie, an orphan in the foster care system, is adopted by Will Stacks, a wealthy mayoral candidate who wants to improve his personal image ahead of the election campaign.

Nov 20, 2014
Blaze the Ice Dragon by Blade, Adam.

Blaze the Ice Dragon

The volcano at Stonewin is frozen over and the lands are blasted with a deadly cold. This is the work of Blaze the Ice Dragon, sent by wicked Wizard Malvel to thwart Tom's quest to save his father. Can he defeat Blaze and win the next piece of Amulet before it's too late?

Nov 20, 2014
Hannah's bright star by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Hannah's bright star

Happy to take her turn wearing the lucky charm bracelet, Hannah is dismayed when instead of a horse, her parents give her a mule to ride in the 4-H parade.

Nov 20, 2014
Mira's Diary - bombs over London by Moss, Marissa, author.

Mira's Diary - bombs over London

Instructed by her time-traveling mother to travel to World War I London and steal a German spy's briefcase, thirteen-year-old Mira enjoys meeting famous suffragists and such writers as Arthur Conan Doyle, but soon begins to struggle with whether the changes she has been working for are the right thing to do, or if history should be allowed to unfold without interference.

Nov 20, 2014
The king of Scotland's sword by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The king of Scotland's sword

Agatha Mistery heads to the Highlands to investigate the disappearance of a priceless sword said to have belonged to a legendary Scottish king.

Nov 20, 2014
The Grimjinx rebellion by Farrey, Brian, author.

The Grimjinx rebellion

When the Palatinate Mages unveil their plot to take over the Five Provinces, thirteen-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of thieves must lead the rebellion to overthrow them.

Nov 20, 2014
Great escape by Egan, Kate, author.

Great escape

Mike is doing better in school these days. Learning magic helps him to learn other things as well. Sure, he's gotten in trouble in the past, but things are different now. So why does everyone still think he's the same old Mike? If only there was a magic trick to change his reputation...Then, during one of his visits to The White Rabbit Magic Shop, Mike finds something that could be even better than a magic trick - it's possible that Mike could be related to Harry Houdini - the greatest magician

Nov 20, 2014