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The fourteenth goldfish by Holm, Jennifer L., author.

The fourteenth goldfish

Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Sep 19, 2014
The Forbidden Flats by Eddleman, Peggy, author.

The Forbidden Flats

When an earthquake causes the deadly band of air that covers the post World War III Earth to begin to sink over the town of White Rock, twelve-year-old Hope must lead a team through the Bomb's Breath and across the Forbidden Flats to obtain the mineral which will save the town.

Sep 19, 2014
The elevator ghost by Huser, Glen, 1943- author.

The elevator ghost

Babysitter Caroline Giddle has a knack for calming even the most rambunctious children of Blatchard Arms, by telling them ghost stories, which seem oddly familiar.

Sep 19, 2014
The trouble with Abracadabra by Dahl, Michael.

The trouble with Abracadabra

When the great magician Abracadabra is challenged by the illusionist Theopolis, Charlie and Tyler must solve the mystery of how the illusions were done, or Abracadabra will forfeit the hotel.

Sep 19, 2014
A time to be brave by Stuchner, Joan Betty.

A time to be brave

David and his family live in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, until September 1943 when their neighbors help smuggle them to Sweden to escape Hitler's orders to send the Danish Jews to concentration camps. Includes honey cake recipe, World War II timeline, and "the story behind the story."

Sep 19, 2014
The Swap - A Novel by Shull, Megan, author.

The Swap - A Novel

When seventh-grader Ellie, who is having best-friend problems, and eighth-grader Jack, who is under tremendous pressure from his father, switch bodies and lives, they learn a great deal about themselves and the opposite sex.

Sep 19, 2014
Last-but-not-least Lola and the wild chicken by Pakkala, Christine.

Last-but-not-least Lola and the wild chicken

In her ongoing campaign to win back her ex-best-friend Amanda Anderson, Lola continues to be thwarted by her last name, as "Zuckerman" keeps them far apart, whether it's on the bus, at recess, or a field trip to a farm. Lola knows she needs to rise above, but it may just take a week with grandma and a chance encounter with a chicken to give her the determination she currently lacks.

Sep 19, 2014
On impact by Ball, Nate, author.

On impact

Injured in a bicycle accident, Zack discovers that his alien houseguest has swiped his brakes, placing Zack's baseball season in jeopardy while subjecting him to an annoying little brother.

Sep 19, 2014
Nuts to you by Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Nuts to you

After surviving being carried off by a hawk, a young squirrel resolves to find his way home, as his best friends begin their search for him.

Sep 19, 2014
Natalie the Christmas stocking fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Natalie the Christmas stocking fairy

Never getting anything in his stocking, Jack Frost steals Natalie the fairy's three magical objects, forcing Rachel and Kirsty to try to retrieve them.

Sep 19, 2014
Super Schnoz and the invasion of the snore snatchers by Urey, Gary.

Super Schnoz and the invasion of the snore snatchers

"When Super Schnoz and his friends find out that aliens are after his snores to take over Earth, they seek help from an exiled seismologist"--

Sep 19, 2014
Christmas fairy magic by McNamara, Margaret, author.

Christmas fairy magic

The Bell sisters are excited to see their oldest sister, Tinker Bell, for Christmas, but before her arrival, the sisters find it difficult to join in on the Christmas spirit.

Sep 19, 2014
The cat at the wall by Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

The cat at the wall

When normal American middle-school student Clare dies and comes back as a cat in the middle of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, she wonders if she should even try to do what she can to help since, after all, she is just a cat.

Sep 19, 2014
Bramble and Maggie - spooky season by Haas, Jessie, author.

Bramble and Maggie - spooky season

As Maggie and her horse explore autumn together, she takes a spill when Bramble becomes jumpy from the sights and sounds, and Maggie wonders if she can trust her horse to join her trick or treating on Halloween.

Sep 19, 2014
Blair's nightmare by Snyder, Zilpha Keatley, author.

Blair's nightmare

The Stanley kids and their stepsister try to keep secret a dog that Blair finds, keep David out of the clutches of the school bully, and find out if some escaped convicts really are nearby.

Sep 19, 2014
Cat in the city by Salamon, Julie, author.

Cat in the city

As he tries to make his own way in New York City, a handsome stray cat that becomes known as Pretty Boy finds a series of temporary homes while learning that relying on others, and being relied upon, is a wonderful thing.

Sep 19, 2014
The 8th continent by London, Matt, author.

The 8th continent

Hoping to transform a giant floating garbage patch into a habitable eighth continent where people can escape an oppressive bureaucracy, Evie and Rick must race against time when a plastic-obsessed villainess tries to claim the continent to expand her power.

Sep 19, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Alien Superman! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Alien Superman!

When Superman is transformed into a strange green alien by Lex Luther's latest invention, Wonder Woman must somehow get him to the Fortress of Solitude where he can be cured.

Sep 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2014