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Mia the mouse by Small, Lily.

Mia the mouse

Mia is in the middle of telling a story to her sick grandmother when her mother asks her to run an errand, but, distracted by what may come next in the story, all Mia can remember is that she is to fetch something that starts with "B". Includes activities.

Oct 3, 2015
The odds of getting even by Turnage, Sheila.

The odds of getting even

"Desperado Detectives--aka Mo Lo Beau and her best friend Dale, along with newly-appointed intern, Harm Crenshaw--must take on a new case when Dale's daddy goes on the lam just before his trial is about to start"--

Oct 3, 2015
My dog is better than your dog by Greenwald, Tom, author.

My dog is better than your dog

Jimmy Bishop likes crime fighters, vampires, and dogs, and he does not care for his new babysitter, so he is delighted when his new dog, Abby--who sleeps during the day, and grows huge fangs at night--turns out to be a crime-fighting, vampire dog, who also does not like the babysitter.

Oct 3, 2015
Monsters on the run by Sherry, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Monsters on the run

Yeti Blizz Richards and his gang of cryptids set out to find a friend for Vanessa, the Loch Ness Monster, even though it means traveling back in time to the dangerous age of the Cretaceous looking for plesiosaurs--unfortunately Vanessa proves to be rather timid about meeting other dinosaurs.

Oct 3, 2015
A riddle in Ruby by Davis, Kent, 1970- author.

A riddle in Ruby

"In an era called The Chemystral Age, magically augmented alchemy and chemistry have thrust an alternate version of eighteenth-century colonial America forward into industrialization. Thirteen-year-old Ruby is a smuggler's daughter and picklock prodigy, and she and her mostly faithful servant, Cram, navigate a world filled with cobalt gearbeasts, alchemical automatons, and devilish secret societies"--

Oct 3, 2015
The Wednesday witch by Chew, Ruth, author, illustrator.

The Wednesday witch

The arrival of a witch who travels by magic vacuum cleaner is only the beginning of Mary Jane's strange adventures.

Oct 3, 2015
Witch's broom by Chew, Ruth, author, illustrator.

Witch's broom

A new broom and an unusual blue jay involve Amy and her friend in magical adventures.

Oct 3, 2015
Midnight mystery by Mackall, Dandi Daley.

Midnight mystery

As Winnie attempts to solve a mystery surrounding a circus horse, she struggles to keep a "normal" family life despite the absence of her mother.

Oct 3, 2015
The naughty list by Fry, Michael, 1959- author, illustrator.

The naughty list

"Twelve-year-old Bobbie travels to the North Pole to remove her brother from Santa's unimpeachable Naughty List in this Christmas adventure"--

Oct 3, 2015
Paddy the puppy by Small, Lily, author.

Paddy the puppy

Paddy the puppy flies through the forest, spreads pollen to help flowers grow, and invites all his fairy animal friends to his birthday party. When he arrives home, he's in for a wonderful surprise.

Oct 3, 2015
Party drama! by Siegal, Ida, author.

Party drama!

Today at school, Sophia, Javier, and I were working on our extra-awesome outfits for the costume party. We had the best idea ever and were going to win the contest! But now Sophia's costume is missing. Where could it be? Did someone take it on purpose? Emma and her friends weren't ready for so much party drama, but if they work together to figure out what happened, they just might save the day!

Oct 3, 2015
Pumpkin spice by Meyerhoff, Jenny, author.

Pumpkin spice

Kaya, Anna, and Reed hope their pumpkin, Herbert, will take home first prize at the Windy City Pumpkin Fest, but when Herbert suddenly disappears, the friends must catch the thief in time for the festival.

Oct 3, 2015
Poppy Muddlepup's daring rescue by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Poppy Muddlepup's daring rescue

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! In this bumper special, Lily and Jess meet Poppy Muddlepup. When the mean witch Grizelda puts a spell on Poppy's twin brother Patch, the girls know they're in for one of their most exciting adventures yet!

Oct 3, 2015
A script for danger by Keene, Carolyn, author.

A script for danger

When an old friend invites Nancy and her friends to visit the set of a new movie he is directing in River Heights, Nancy uses her detective skills to discover who is sabotaging the production.

Oct 3, 2015
The secrets to ruling school (without even trying) by Swaab, Neil, author, illustrator.

The secrets to ruling school (without even trying)

Self-proclaimed middle school expert and life coach Max Corrigan offers advice and practical tips on such topics as how and why to join cliques, how to deal with gym class, pretending to be sick, and acing tests without being caught cheating. Includes comic-style illustrations.

Oct 3, 2015
The spider siege by Patton, Jack, author.

The spider siege

Max must return to Bug Island and help the Battle Bugs defeat General Komodo and his fleet of fearsome horned lizards.

Oct 3, 2015
Seven dead pirates - a ghost story by Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.

Seven dead pirates - a ghost story

"Lewis Dearborn is a lonely, anxious, "terminally shy" boy of eleven when his great-grandfather passes away and leaves Lewis's family with his decaying seaside mansion. Lewis is initially delighted with his new bedroom, a secluded tower in a remote part of the house. Then he discovers that it's already occupied -- by the ghosts of seven dead pirates. Worse, the ghosts expect him to help them re-take their ship, now restored and on display in a local museum, so they can make their way to Libertal

Oct 3, 2015
Sewing in circles by Taylor, Chloe, author.

Sewing in circles

Selling hand-sewn crafts at an indoor market, Zoey confronts a difficult choice when a new crush with a style very unlike her own asks if he can display his paintings in her market booth.

Oct 3, 2015
Star Wars - the original trilogy stories by

Star Wars - the original trilogy stories

Join Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia for one action-packed story after the next! This collection features eighteen tales from the original Star Wars trilogy, beautifully illustrated by Brian Rood. Relive all the classic moments-- from Darth Vader's search for the Rebels' secret plans, to the Rebellion's triumph over the Empire, and every adventure in between.

Oct 3, 2015
The vanishing island by Wolverton, Barry.

The vanishing island

"A young boy named Bren sets out on the high seas with a mysterious admiral to search for a legendary map that leads to an object of unspeakable power"--

Oct 3, 2015