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The red pencil by Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.

The red pencil

"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--

Sep 30, 2014
Starfire by Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn, author.

Starfire

"Star is prophesized to become the most powerful winged horse in Anok on his first birthday, but he must first overcome his malformed wings that make him unable to fly and threats from the leaders of the five herds"--

Sep 30, 2014
Snap decision by Whitaker, Nathan.

Snap decision

Eighth-grader Chase Clark gets the chance to play on the varsity team with his best friend, Tripp, at their small-town Florida school, but when a hard hit takes Tripp down, Chase is the only one who knows what really happened, and telling could have serious consequences.

Sep 30, 2014
The scavengers by Perry, Michael, 1964-

The scavengers

With a neighbors help, twelve-year-old Ford Falcon learns to survive in the harsh world outside the Bubble Cities by scavenging for items to use or trade--skills she needs when her parents unexpectedly go missing.

Sep 30, 2014
Sailing home - a story of a childhood at sea by Rand, Gloria.

Sailing home - a story of a childhood at sea

Captain Madsen's four children fondly recall their exciting experiences sailing with their father and mother on the bark John Ena at the turn of the twentieth century.

Sep 30, 2014
Rory's promise by MacColl, Michaela, author.

Rory's promise

Twelve-year-old Rory Fitzpatrick loves her younger sister, Violet, more than anyone in the world. She has been Violet's only family ever since their parents died and they went to live at the Sisters of Charity Foundling Hospital in New York. Rory promised she would always protect her sister, would never leave her. So when Rory learns that the nuns are sending Violet to an adoptive family out West, Rory is determined to follow and keep her family together at all costs. What happens on the journey

Sep 30, 2014
The graham cracker plot by Tougas, Shelley.

The graham cracker plot

Calamity ensues when almost twelve-year-old Daisy and her sometimes best friend Graham try to break Daisy's father out of prison.

Sep 30, 2014
Bramble and Maggie - spooky season by Haas, Jessie, author.

Bramble and Maggie - spooky season

Bramble, a persnickety but lovable horse, and Maggie, her patient owner, build an even stronger friendship as they brave the surprises of autumn. In their third adventure, Bramble and Maggie explore a new season together -- fall! Leaves crunch underfoot. Acorns ping off rooftops. It all makes Bramble feel wonderfully spooky. But Bramble's frisky-pretend-scary gait makes Maggie jumpy, and soon Bramble really is nervous. There are alarming new sights and sounds everywhere, like Mr. Dingle's scarec

Sep 30, 2014
Awake and dreaming by Pearson, Kit, 1947- author.

Awake and dreaming

While living a miserable, poverty-stricken life with her young, irresponsible mother, nine-year-old Theo dreams of belonging to a real family but finds a shadowy figure haunting her thoughts.

Sep 30, 2014
The assistant vanishes! by Dahl, Michael.

The assistant vanishes!

When the magician Theopolis makes a boy from school disappear during the magic show at the Abracadabra Hotel, Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu are determined to find out what really happened.

Sep 30, 2014
Jackal by Stone, Jeff, author.

Jackal

When a Jake is offered a chance to race in China for a world class BMX team he is not sure that he wants to go--but when one of his friends asks him to smuggle a mysterious drug called Dragonbone that can prolong life to her dying mother in China he feels he has to take the trip, whatever the danger.

Sep 30, 2014
Puppy party by Wilson, Anna, 1970 Mar. 13-

Puppy party

"Summer has two weeks to plan a surprise party for her glamorous older sister April. Summer realizes that it is also her dog Honey's birthday that week--and therefore decides to plan a joint party. She decides not to mention the whole 'puppy' part of the plan to anyone except her most bestest friend Molly Cook. Cut to party day and utter mayhem is slowly unfolding"--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2014
Maddy West and the tongue taker by Falkner, Brian, author.

Maddy West and the tongue taker

At nine-and-a-half Maddy West can speak every language in the world, a skill her mother finds weird--but when Maddy is asked to translate some ancient scrolls in Bulgaria, she and her ten-year-old friend Kazuki find themselves on a wild adventure with a mysterious monkey, a Bulgarian wrestler, evil magic, and a fiendish witch.

Sep 30, 2014
The sea monster by Burchett, Jan, author.

The sea monster

Sep 30, 2014
Adventures in Flatfrost by Quinn, Jordan/ McPhillips, Robert (ILT)

Adventures in Flatfrost

Sep 30, 2014
Kinda like brothers by Booth, Coe, author.

Kinda like brothers

When his mother takes in a twelve-year-old foster boy, Jarrett is forced to share his room and his friends with the new boy.

Sep 30, 2014
The iron trial by Black, Holly, author.

The iron trial

Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.

Sep 30, 2014
The categorical universe of Candice Phee by Jonsberg, Barry, 1951- author.

The categorical universe of Candice Phee

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.

Sep 30, 2014
The 12 screams of Christmas by Stine, R. L, author.

The 12 screams of Christmas

When "frenemies" Kate and Courtney need a quiet place to rehearse for their school's Christmas play, their teacher suggests an old house that might just be haunted.

Sep 30, 2014
Rain Reign by Martin, Ann M.

Rain Reign

Sep 30, 2014