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Tessa's lost and found by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author.

Tessa's lost and found

Stubborn Tessa is tasked with helping Ava, an army brat who has trouble feeling at home since she moves so often, when she loses her dog, the one constant in her life.

May 28, 2016
Unidentified suburban object by Jung, Mike, author.

Unidentified suburban object

Chloe Cho is a Korean American seventh-grader who would like to get in touch with many of the aspects of her heritage, but her parents are unwilling to talk about it--then when a class assignment forces Chloe to confront them directly, they finally tell her the truth about her family, which may just be too much for one girl to handle.

May 28, 2016
Truth or hair by Selfors, Suzanne, author.

Truth or hair

Fated to be the next Rapunzel, Holly O'Hair has long hair while her twin sister Poppy wears hers short, but when Holly's hair begins getting shorter as Poppy's grows longer, the sisters may have to reveal a secret about their fairytale destinies.

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

Night of the Ninth Dragon

May 27, 2016
The swarm descends by Grey, Jacob, author.

The swarm descends

When Caw successfully defeated the Spinning Man, he was sure that Blackstone would be safe. He was wrong. The villainous ferals have found a new leader, one who has been quietly biding her time since the days of the Dark Summer. And Caw has something she wants--something she needs. With Lydia and his loyal crows by his side, Caw believes he can protect himself and his city. But the Mother of Flies won't stop hunting Caw until she has claimed her victory, and it will take more than crows to defea

May 27, 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.

May 25, 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.

May 25, 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.

May 25, 2016
Hamlet by McKeown, Adam (Adam N.)

Hamlet

A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play about treachery and murder in the kingdom of Denmark. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions.

May 25, 2016
The Lost Realm by Rinehart, J. D.

The Lost Realm

May 25, 2016
The hour of magic - the eighth adventure in the kingdom of fantasy by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

The hour of magic - the eighth adventure in the kingdom of fantasy

A visit to a mysterious clock store leads Geronimo Stilton back to the Kingdom of Fantasy which is facing a crisis: something is making the magical timepiece that measures out the life of Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, run fast so she is aging at an alarming rate--and if she dies, so does the Kingdom.

May 25, 2016
Poison is not polite by Stevens, Robin, 1988- author.

Poison is not polite

In 1930s England, schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are at Daisy's home for the holidays when someone falls seriously, mysteriously ill at a family party, but no one present is what they seem--and everyone has a secret or two--so the Detective Society must do everything they can to reveal the truth ... no matter the consequences.

May 25, 2016
Paris for two by Stone, Phoebe, 1947- author.

Paris for two

Twelve-year-old Petunia is used to living in the shadow of her fourteen-year-old half-sister, Ava, their mother's favorite, but now that the whole family has moved to Paris for a year, Pet finds herself stepping into the light, making new friends, uncovering secrets, and, inspired by the classic French dolls she has found, revealing an unexpected talent for designing dresses--and her beautiful sister does not take it well.

May 25, 2016
Outback all-stars by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Outback all-stars

"G'day mate! The team is back, and they're racing against the best of the best in the land of kangaroos, koalas, and creeping snakes. But when an old opponent appears, Sage fears it could ruin their chances. They need to be on their game if they want to win the battle of the Outback. Will the team go down in the race down under?"--Page 4 of cover.

May 25, 2016
The crook and the crown by Dadey, Debbie, author.

The crook and the crown

While visiting her royal family Shelly is given the crown of joy to wear, but when the tiara goes missing Shelly and her friends rush to find it before a royal disaster occurs.

May 25, 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.

May 25, 2016
The worst night ever by Barry, Dave, author.

The worst night ever

Wyatt Palmer is just another undersized freshman hoping to fit in at high school, but when his best friend Matt Diaz's pet ferret ends up in the hands of the Bevins, the most popular boys at Coral Cove High, Wyatt and Matt try to get the animal back by attending a party for the cool clique and stumble onto the Bevin family's dark secret.

May 25, 2016
The dragon queen. by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

The dragon queen.

Emily travels back to the magical land of Elvendale to rescue the dragon queen and her eggs from an evil elf witch.

May 24, 2016
The lost Compass by Ross, Joel N., 1968- author.

The lost Compass

"Tthirteen-year-old tetherboy Chess and his crew may have escaped the slums, but they cannot escape the Fog. When they retreat to the mountaintop sanctuary of Port Oro, they discover that the deadly white mist will soon swallow the entire city. Will the slumkids be able to save Port Oro, or will they run out of time?"--

May 24, 2016
The jungle book by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

The jungle book

Shares the author's famous jungle stories, including feral child Mowgli's brave fight against Shere Khan and how the mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi protected a British family from cobras.

May 24, 2016