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Nest by Ehrlich, Esther

Nest

Aug 20, 2014
The misadventures of the family Fletcher by Levy, Dana Alison.

The misadventures of the family Fletcher

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Aug 20, 2014
Courage for beginners by Harrington, Karen, 1967-

Courage for beginners

"Twelve-year-old Mysti Murphy of Texas wishes she were a character in a book. If her life were fiction, she'd know how to solve her problems at school, take care of her family when her dad has to spend time in the hospital, and deal with her family's secret: that her mother is agoraphobic and never leaves the house"--

Aug 20, 2014
Clara Dillingham Pierson's complete Among the people series by Pierson, Clara Dillingham.

Clara Dillingham Pierson's complete Among the people series

Aug 20, 2014
The 8th Continent by London, Matt

The 8th Continent

Aug 20, 2014
I'm not who you think I am by Kehret, Peg.

I'm not who you think I am

Thirteen-year-old Ginger becomes the target of a disturbed woman who believes that she is her dead daughter.

Aug 20, 2014
Oliver and the seawigs by Reeve, Philip.

Oliver and the seawigs

"When Oliver's explorer parents go missing, he sets sail on the rescue mission with some new, unexpected friends"--

Aug 20, 2014
Emperor Pickletine rides the bus by Angleberger, Tom, author, illustrator.

Emperor Pickletine rides the bus

In this final book in the series, the seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired Origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes.

Aug 20, 2014
Memory maze by Korman, Gordon, author.

Memory maze

Jackson Opus and his family have been forced into hiding because his identity as a powerful young hypnotist has been leaked out--but his enemy Dr. Mako is still out to find him to use his mesmerizing skills for evil purposes.

Aug 20, 2014
The map trap by Clements, Andrew, 1949-

The map trap

Sixth-grader Alton Barnes loves maps, and when his portfolio of secret maps is stolen, he begins getting notes with orders that he must obey to get the maps back but, with the help of a popular classmate, he just might succeed before his teacher, principal, or someone else learns he has been studying and mapping things about them.

Aug 20, 2014
Lovingly Alice by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Lovingly Alice

Fifth grade is tumultuous for Alice as she tries to help others through the many changes occurring at home and in school, including learning about sex when Rosalind gets her period and shares a book that explains what is happening.

Aug 20, 2014
Kidnapped by Burchett, Jan.

Kidnapped

Sam Silver and his crewmates come under enemy attack as they sail the Caribbean Sea aboard their pirate ship, the Sea Wolf! The third book in this action-packed adventure series.How to become an Undercover Pirate...1) Have a pirate captain as your ancient ancestor ; 2) Find a message in a bottle and a magic gold doubloon ; 3) Get whisked back in time to join a pirate crew ; 4) When you get home DON'T TELL ANYONE. Remember - you're undercover! A fearsome encounter with enemy ships leads to a huge

Aug 20, 2014
Barbie and the secret door - the junior novelization by

Barbie and the secret door - the junior novelization

Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door that unlocks a whimsical fantasy world. When Alexa meets a mermaid and a fairy who have lost their powers, the three friends must come together to save all the magic in the land.

Aug 20, 2014
Emma, smile and say "cupcake!" by Simon, Coco.

Emma, smile and say "cupcake!"

The Special Day wedding salon is running an ad in the local newspaper, and they want Emma to model in the advertisement. The ad is a huge hit and suddenly Emma is very much in demand. But after running all over New York City for auditions, Emma realizes being a model is a lot tougher than she thought. Does Emma really want to be America's next top model, or is being a part of the Cupcake Club sweet enough?

Aug 20, 2014
A bird on water street by Dulemba, Elizabeth O., author.

A bird on water street

A Bird on Water Street is a coming of age story about Jack, a boy growing up in a Southern Appalachian town environmentally devastated by a century of poor copper-mining practices and pollution. Jack is opposed to the mine where so many of his relatives have died, but how can he tell that to his Dad who wants him to follow in the family trade? Jack just wants his dad safe and the land returned to its pre-mining glory with trees, birds, frogs, and nature--like he's learning about in school. After

Aug 20, 2014
Emma, sugar and spice and everything nice by Simon, Coco, author.

Emma, sugar and spice and everything nice

Emma's younger brother Jake has tonsillitis and makes life difficult for Emma, while the Cupcake Club girls are spoiling him with cupcakes and little gifts.

Aug 20, 2014
Kate the great - except when she's not by Becker, Suzy, author.

Kate the great - except when she's not

Fifth-grader Kate faces a challenge when her mother asks her to be especially nice to Nora, a classmate and fellow flute player who is sometimes mean.

Aug 20, 2014
He laughed with his other mouths by Anderson, M. T.

He laughed with his other mouths

"In this sixth Pals in Peril adventure, Jasper Dash is off into the universe to search for his long lost father!"--

Aug 20, 2014
Rapunzel Cuts Loose by Holub, Joan/ Williams, Suzanne

Rapunzel Cuts Loose

Aug 20, 2014
Mrs. Lane is a pain! by Gutman, Dan.

Mrs. Lane is a pain!

"It's time for the annual Ella Mentry School talent show, and this year Principal Klutz has hired a wacky professional, Mrs. Lane, to help the kids with their talents"--

Aug 20, 2014