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Ruby Lee and Me by Hitchcock, Shannon.

Ruby Lee and Me

When a formerly segregated North Carolina town hires its first African-American teacher in 1969, two girls--one black, one white--confront the prejudice that challenges their friendship.

Feb 14, 2016
Blue ribbon trail ride by Ferrell, Miralee, 1953- author.

Blue ribbon trail ride

"Thirteen-year-old Kate Ferris comes up with the perfect way to raise money for her autistic younger brother and others to attend summer camp--a horse scavenger hunt! As local businesses donate money and prizes, Kate keeps the entry fees in her mom's antique jewelry box. But when the jewelry box and money disappear, Kate and her friends must hold on to hope, unravel the clues, and solve the mystery along the Blue Ribbon Trail Ride"--Page [4] of cover.

Feb 14, 2016
Dark Lord - eternal detention by Thomson, Jamie, 1958- author.

Dark Lord - eternal detention

"Fear me, o miserable worm! I, the Great Dirk, take up my pen once more to record the utter misery that is SCHOOL. My sworn enemy, Hasdruban the White, has infiltrated Whiteshields School and seeks vengeance on me. Naturally, I will triumph. But it is the Dirkest Hour indeed...BUY THIS BOOK OR SUFFER ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: -Being struck with a Blast of Ravening Flame -Banishment to the Slave Pits of Never Ending Toil -Torment by the Hewer of Limbs THE CHOICE IS YOURS. MWA HA HA!"--

Feb 14, 2016
A horse for Kate by Ferrell, Miralee, 1953- author.

A horse for Kate

When Kate's family moves, she leaves behind her friends and the riding lessons she loves. But when she meets Tori and they find a mysterious thoroughbred, her new life might just mean her biggest dream comes true.

Feb 14, 2016
The hero two doors down - based on the true story of friendship between a boy and a baseball legend by Robinson, Sharon, 1950- author.

The hero two doors down - based on the true story of friendship between a boy and a baseball legend

Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

Feb 14, 2016
The dreadful fate of Jonathan York - a yarn for the strange at heart by Merritt, Kory, author.

The dreadful fate of Jonathan York - a yarn for the strange at heart

Discover the horrible fate of Jonathan York as he sets out on his journey through a spooky forest with an alarming party of travelmates! Jonathan York has led a boring life - a pointless degree from the community college, a lackluster job at the General Store, and never any desire for something more exciting. But when fate leaves him stranded in a sinister land, he finds himself seeking an adventure of his own. Along the way he encounters ghoulish thieves, ravenous swamp monsters, a dastardly ic

Feb 14, 2016
Gizmo by Miles, Ellen, author.

Gizmo

Welcome to the Puppy Place, where every puppy finds a home! Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Charles meets Gizmo, a Sheltie puppy with a lot of energy. Aunt Amanda suggests an agility class for the little doggy to burn off his extra energy. But at the class, Gizmo hardly does any of the tricks. Can Charles find a way to help this pup out?

Feb 14, 2016
The elementia chronicles. Book 3, Herobrine's message by Wolfe, Sean Fay, 1997- author.

The elementia chronicles. Book 3, Herobrine's message

President Stan and his council are joined by a mysterious adversary in their efforts to reunite and gain freedom for the server-based Republic of Elementia.

Feb 14, 2016
The Inn Between by Cohen, Marina, 1967- author.

The Inn Between

During a long car trip, best friends Quinn and Kara explore the strange and creepy goings-on at a remote Nevada inn when Kara's family stops for the night.

Feb 14, 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.

Feb 14, 2016
Almost a winner by Burnham, Molly B.

Almost a winner

"When Teddy's whole class decides to break a bigger, better world record, friends turn into enemies, Teddy is forced to do something he's never done before - try not to break a world record"--

Feb 14, 2016
Amelia Bedelia on the Job by Parish, Herman/ Avril, Lynne (ILT)

Amelia Bedelia on the Job

Feb 14, 2016
Bad luck by Bosch, Pseudonymous, author.

Bad luck

"Clay's adventures at a magical camp continue as he befriends a new ally and faces new adversaries in his journey to find his magical talent and solve new mysteries of Price Island"--

Feb 14, 2016
Astrotwins - project rescue by Kelly, Mark E.

Astrotwins - project rescue

"Mark Kelly and his twin brother are back for more outer space adventure, this time fixing up an abandoned Apollo command module and taking off to rescue a Russian cosmonaut who is stranded in space"--

Feb 14, 2016
Beetle boy by Leonard, M. G. (Maya Gabrielle), author.

Beetle boy

Darkus Cuttle has taken care of his father ever since his mother died, but one day his father vanished from a locked vault at the Natural History Museum, and now he lives with his eccentric uncle--but one day he finds a large and unusually intelligent and self-aware beetle, and soon he and his two friends are caught up in a struggle to protect an intelligent super species of beetles.

Feb 14, 2016
The Bolds by Clary, Julian, author.

The Bolds

Two hyenas from Africa find a pair of passports (memo: do not go swimming in a crocodile pool), and move to Teddington, England, where they live suburban lives, hold jobs, and raise their children to hide their tails and act human--the only trouble is old Mr. McNumpty, their nosy neighbor, who is hiding a secret of his own.

Feb 14, 2016
Catnapped! by Soderberg, Erin.

Catnapped!

Held prisoner on the kitten pirate ship, "The Nine Lives," puppy pirates plot their escape.

Feb 14, 2016
Digging for Dinos by Young, Jessica/ Burks, James (ILT)

Digging for Dinos

Feb 14, 2016
Emily Prickleback's clever idea by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Emily Prickleback's clever idea

When Grizelda sends her sand dragon to turn the Prickleback hedgehog family to stone, it's up to Jess, Lily, and Emily Prickleback to find a way to change them back.

Feb 14, 2016
Duke's den by Citra, Becky, author.

Duke's den

Feb 14, 2016