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Crystal City lights - a novel by Moulder, Holly.

Crystal City lights - a novel

In 1943, when her German-born father is accused of plotting to aid the Nazis, twelve-year-old Dottie Zorn and her family are sent to the Internment Camp for Enemy Aliens in Crystal City, Texas, where Dottie uncovers a terrible secret about her best friend's family that could endanger her younger brother.

Apr 28, 2016
Heaven eyes by Almond, David, 1951-

Heaven eyes

Having escaped from their orphanage on a raft, Erin, January, and Mouse float down into another world of abandoned warehouses and factories, meeting a strange old man and an even stranger girl with webbed fingers and little memory of her past. Now available in this Readers Circle edition, featuring a reading group discussion guide, Almond's tale takes two runaways, hungry for freedom from the home, on a journey to somewhere they never expected to go. In the mud of the Black Middens, Erin and Jan

Apr 28, 2016
Night of the Ninth Dragon by Osborne, Mary Pope/ Murdocca, Sal (ILT)

Night of the Ninth Dragon

Apr 28, 2016
Pony problems by Keene, Carolyn.

Pony problems

Nancy Drew investigates when a pony from the petting zoo keeps escaping from his pen.

Apr 28, 2016
The deadly 7 by Jennings, Garth, author, illustrator.

The deadly 7

"Nelson stumbles across an ancient machine that accidentally extracts the seven deadly sins from his own little soul--by turning them into ugly, cantankerous, and embarrassing creatures who follow him everywhere"--

Apr 28, 2016
The apple tart of hope by Fitzgerald, Sarah Moore, 1965- author.

The apple tart of hope

Oscar Dunleavy, a teenager who used to make incredible apple tarts, has gone missing and everyone thinks he is dead, but Oscar's best friend Meg and his little brother Stevie, form a band as they try to figure out what happened to him.

Apr 28, 2016
Skating with the Statue of Liberty by Meyer, Susan, 1960-

Skating with the Statue of Liberty

After having escaped with his family from Nazi-occupied France, Gustave finds a home in New York City, still worried about Marcel, his good friend who he left behind, and surprised to find bigotry in America, too.

Apr 28, 2016
Raymie Nightingale by DiCamillo, Kate, author.

Raymie Nightingale

Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds as she is drawn into an unlikely friendship with a drama queen and a saboteur.

Apr 28, 2016
Molly Moon's hypnotic holiday by Byng, Georgia.

Molly Moon's hypnotic holiday

When Molly Moon injures her eye, she must take a holiday from using her unusual hypnotic powers and behave like a normal child.

Apr 28, 2016
The deadly past by Pike, Christopher, 1955- author.

The deadly past

Dinosaurs are creating havoc in Spooksville.

Apr 28, 2016
Somewhere among by Donwerth-Chikamatsu, Annie, author.

Somewhere among

Eleven-year-old Emma's life in Tokyo changes for the worse when she and her American mother, who is pregnant, must move in with her Japanese grandmother the summer before 9/11 changes the world.

Apr 28, 2016
Slacker by Korman, Gordon, author.

Slacker

When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.

Apr 28, 2016
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto

Infuriated by the declaration that Pluto is no longer a planet, President Penguin and his penguins invade Earth and it is up to Ricky and his robot pal to defeat them--with some help from Ricky's cousin Lucy and her pets.

Apr 28, 2016
Cronus and the threads of dread by Holub, Joan, author.

Cronus and the threads of dread

With a giant spiderweb in the sky with the words "Surrender Olympians" written in it, Zeus and his friends know they are in for a fight, but the webs actually contain a hidden gem, Athena's magical item.

Apr 28, 2016
Counting Thyme by Conklin, Melanie, author.

Counting Thyme

"Thyme Owens moves across the country with her family so her younger brother can take part in a promising cancer drug trial, and though all she wants is for him to get better, adjusting to life in Manhattan is anything but easy"--

Apr 28, 2016
Arf - a Bowser and Birdie novel by Quinn, Spencer, author.

Arf - a Bowser and Birdie novel

Birdie Gaux's dog, Bowser, considers himself in charge of security at 19 Gentilly Lane, so when the house is broken into Bowser wants to find the man with the limeade aftershave (and the cat) responsible--but nobody seems to know what the culprits were looking for, or why a strange girl is asking questions about Birdie's father, a policeman who was killed in the line of duty years before Bowser was adopted.

Apr 28, 2016
The case of the yodeling turtles by Myers, Bill, 1953-

The case of the yodeling turtles

When ten-year-old secret agent Dingledorf is called upon to find out why animals all over town have suddenly started to sing, he is reminded of the importance of being responsible.

Apr 28, 2016
Allie, first at last by Cervantes, Angela, author.

Allie, first at last

Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning student, her former best friend is hanging out with another girl--but now she is determined to win the Trailblazer contest with a photographic presentation about her great grandfather, the first Congressional Medal of Honor winner from their town.

Apr 28, 2016
Across the wide dark sea - the mayflower journey by Van Leeuwen, Jean.

Across the wide dark sea - the mayflower journey

A boy and his family endure a difficult nine-week journey across the ocean and survive the first winter at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts.

Apr 28, 2016
The Neptune challenge by Holyoke, Polly, author.

The Neptune challenge

"Nere and her friends, all genetically engineered to survive in the ocean, go on a rescue mission"--

Apr 28, 2016