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Sorry I'm not sorry by Rue, Nancy N.

Sorry I'm not sorry

While in mandatory counseling to avoid being expelled from Gold Country Middle School for bullying, Kilie Steppe, twelve, focuses on getting revenge against Tory, who took her place as "queen bee," while revealing details that might explain why she preys on her peers.

May 28, 2015
The jumbies by Baptiste, Tracey.

The jumbies

Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home.

May 28, 2015
Izzy Barr, running star by Mills, Claudia, author.

Izzy Barr, running star

"The third book in the Franklin School Friends series is a fast and funny story about sports, friendship, and sibling rivalries."--

May 28, 2015
Graceful by Mass, Wendy, 1967- author.

Graceful

Angelina D'Angelo has left town to see the world. It's now Grace's turn to use her magic to protect the people of Willow Falls, and she is up to the challenge. This is her destiny, after all. But destiny is a funny thing - it doesn't always behave the way you'd expect it to.

May 28, 2015
Escape from the overworld - an unofficial Minecraft gamer's quest by Davidson, Danica, author.

Escape from the overworld - an unofficial Minecraft gamer's quest

"Eleven-year-old Stevie, who comes from a long line of Steves, doesn't feel as if he fits in the Minecraft world. Even though his dad is great at building and fighting off zombies, Stevie struggles in these areas. But the Stevie discovers a portal into a new world--our world. He steps out of a computer screen and into the room of Maison, a bullied girl who loves to build and create. Stevie wants to know all about this new world, but when Maison takes him to school with her, they discover zo

May 28, 2015
Thor's serpents by Armstrong, Kelley, author.

Thor's serpents

"As Ragnarok--the apocalypse--approaches, the thirteen-year-old descendants of the gods realize they can't take every step of their journey together, as Matt must fight the Midgard Serpent alone, and Fen and Laurie are pulled in different directions"--

May 28, 2015
Six by Vaughan, M. M.

Six

When twelve-year-old Parker's father, on the cusp of a technological breakthrough, is kidnapped, Parker is determined to find him, but his search soon uncovers a sinister project that threatens far more than Parker's family.

May 28, 2015
The orphan army by Maberry, Jonathan, author.

The orphan army

In the future, bug-like aliens are taking over Earth and young Milo Silk learns through dreams and strange encounters that there are other, ancient monsters on the planet that are also threatened by the aliens, and that he may be the hero destined to lead his friends in saving the universe.

May 28, 2015
Minions - the junior novel by Chesterfield, Sadie, author.

Minions - the junior novel

"Since they first appeared, Minions have searched the planet for the right villain to be their master. In their hunt for the perfect leader, they have serve dinosaurs, kings, and even monsters. But it's time for a new master...if only they can find one! Join Kevin, Stuart, and Bob as they travel the world and attend Villain-Con, looking for the most despicable bad guy (or gal!) out there to lead them."--Page [4] cover.

May 28, 2015
Striker by Skuy, David, 1963- author.

Striker

"It's been almost a year since thirteen-year-old Cody was diagnosed with cancer for a tumour in his leg. Now he's ready to start playing soccer again, if he can convince his mom to let him try out. Though it's a struggle, Cody makes the team as a sub. But things aren't right on the Lions, and after a team shake-up, he finds himself with more playing time than he thinks he can handle. Cody doesn't want to let his teammates down, and telling his mom will mean he'll be taken off the team. Can Cody

May 28, 2015
Empty world by Christopher, John, 1922-2012, author.

Empty world

When a deadly virus kills off most of the world's population, a teenaged boy tries to survive in a seemingly empty England.

May 28, 2015
From the notebooks of a middle school princess by Cabot, Meg, author, illustrator.

From the notebooks of a middle school princess

"A middle-grade spinoff of The Princess Diaries, about the long-lost sister of Mia Thermopolis, Princess of Genovia"--

May 28, 2015
True son by Krumwiede, Lana, author.

True son

The Republik prepares to mount another attack when Taemon's deception is revealed, a situation that further strains his bond with archon unit leader Gevri.

May 28, 2015
The murk by Lettrick, Robert, author.

The murk

Seeking a rare flower that might cure her baby sister's illness, fourteen-year-old Piper Canfield, her brother Creeper, friend Tad, and two guides go to the heart of the Okefenokee Swamp, where great danger awaits.

May 28, 2015
Into the dorkness by Kloepfer, John, author.

Into the dorkness

Kevin and his science camp buddies, The Extraordinary Terrestrials, defeated the alien Mim and sent him back to prison--but now a group of his friends have shown up in spaceships, bent on revenge, and it is up the Extraordinary Terrestrials to find a way to defeat the invaders.

May 28, 2015
Fart Squad by Pilger, Seamus, author.

Fart Squad

After their lunches are stolen, Harry Buttz Elementary School students Darren, Tina, Juan-Carlos, and Walter eat radioactive burritos that give each a strange ability--along with serious gas--which, with training by Janitor Stan, may help them foil Number Two and the BO twins' evil plan.

May 28, 2015
Last panda standing by Krosoczka, Jarrett, author.

Last panda standing

Last Panda Standing, the third installment in the hilarious, high-action illustrated middle grade series featuring two platypus detectives, perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Big Nate, and Jarrett's own Lunch Lady series.The Kalamazoo City mayoral race is heating up, and Frank Pandini Jr. has been threatened by a mysterious assailant. He requests a special Platypus Police Squad protection detail: Detective Rick Zengo. This leaves O'Malley to be partnered up with Jo Cooper, the newest dete

May 28, 2015
Nick and Tesla's special effects spectacular - a mystery with animatronics, alien makeup, camera gear, and other movie magic you can make yourself by Pflugfelder, Bob, 1967- author.

Nick and Tesla's special effects spectacular - a mystery with animatronics, alien makeup, camera gear, and other movie magic you can make yourself

May 28, 2015
Theodore Boone - the fugitive by Grisham, John, author.

Theodore Boone - the fugitive

Theo thought the danger had passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy. On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he's ever been in before. Even when everything is on the line, Theodore Boone will stop at nothing

May 28, 2015
Grace makes it great by Casanova, Mary, author.

Grace makes it great

Ten-year-old Grace is crushed to learn that her grandparents' bakery might close after thirty years and wonders how her own business, which they inspired, can survive if theirs cannot, but she and her friends use their talents and newly-acquired business skills to try to save the day.

May 28, 2015