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Going where it's dark by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds, author.

Going where it's dark

"A coming-of-age novel about a boy whose daily life is difficult because he stutters but who discovers enormous courage when he goes on heart-pounding cave adventures"-- Provided by publisher.

Feb 10, 2016
The goblin's puzzle - being the adventures of a boy with no name and two girls called Alice by Chilton, Andrew S., author.

The goblin's puzzle - being the adventures of a boy with no name and two girls called Alice

A boy, a goblin, a scholar, and a princess join forces to defeat a dragon, outwit a scheming duke, and solve a logic puzzle.

Feb 10, 2016
You're invited too by Malone, Jen, author.

You're invited too

After putting together some of the best parties of the summer, the girls of RSVP are hired to plan an important wedding but a hurricane threatens to ruin everything.

Feb 10, 2016
Soar by Bauer, Joan, 1951-

Soar

Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach.

Feb 10, 2016
Into the waves by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

Into the waves

Delighted when her parents allow her to adopt a goldfish, young Lainey wonders if she has made a mistake when she attempts to bring her new pet to Never Land.

Feb 10, 2016
Abe Lincoln and the selfie that saved the Union by Potter, David, 1955- author.

Abe Lincoln and the selfie that saved the Union

When the iTime app on their phones sends Mel, Bev, and Brandon to Washington, D.C., in 1863, in the middle of the Civil War, the youngsters must somehow travel to Gettysburg, make sure what is supposed to happen does happen, save the Union, and be home in time for dinner.

Feb 10, 2016
Sit, stay, love by Howard, J. J. (Jennifer Jane), 1972- author.

Sit, stay, love

Cecilia Murray hopes to adopt Potato, a cute pug, from the animal shelter, but before she can, he is adopted by Eric Chung, a popular, arrogant boy from school, who hopes to train Potato to become a show dog.

Feb 10, 2016
To catch a cheat by Johnson, Varian, author.

To catch a cheat

Because of his reputation for practical jokes Jackson Greene is the automatic suspect for anything that goes wrong at school--but when he and his friends are framed for a crime they did not commit, Gang Greene sets out to expose the students responsible, who are trying to blackmail Jackson into helping them cheat on an important test.

Feb 10, 2016
The stolen smile by Lewis, J. Patrick.

The stolen smile

From his jail cell in Italy, Vincenzo Peruggia tells how and why he stole the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in 1911.

Feb 10, 2016
Secrets of the dragon tomb by Samphire, Patrick, author.

Secrets of the dragon tomb

While dreaming of being a spy like those in his favorite magazine, twelve-year-old Edward has been stuck holding his eccentric family together but when his parents are kidnapped, he leads his sisters and cousin in an effort to rescue them across the danger-filled landscape of nineteenth-century Mars.

Feb 10, 2016
Little cat's luck by Bauer, Marion Dane, author.

Little cat's luck

A little cat named Patches manages to push out a window screen and leave her house, chasing a falling leaf, and sets out to find a special place to call her own.

Feb 10, 2016
Blue in the face - a story of risk, rhyme, and rebellion by Swallow, Gerry, author.

Blue in the face - a story of risk, rhyme, and rebellion

When ill-mannered, eleven-year-old Elspeth Pule awakens in a strange forest where nursery rhyme character dwell, she must both learn compassion and teach the merits of a good temper tantrum in order to return home.

Feb 10, 2016
Spirit week showdown by Allen, Crystal.

Spirit week showdown

Nine-year-old Mya is excited about participating in School Spirit Week, even making a pinky promise with her best friend Naomi to be her partner, but when she accidentally gets paired with the biggest bully in school, Mean Connie, Naomi is mad at Maya for breaking her promise, so she must learn to work with Mean Connie and try and get her friend back.

Feb 10, 2016
Quest maker by McKay, Laurie, author.

Quest maker

When mysterious magic transported Prince Caden from the Greater Realm to seemingly normal Asheville, North Carolina, he was shocked to discover it was home to the most dangerous villains ever banished from his homeland. And that a great and powerful Elderdragon rules them all. Now Caden suspects that dark forces are conspiring on both sides of the magical divide between his world and this one. The Elderdragon gives Caden a quest: uncover the dangerous plan and protect the Greater Realm from bani

Feb 10, 2016
Sugar, Gummi, and Lollipop by Miles, Ellen, author.

Sugar, Gummi, and Lollipop

"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. Lizzie can't wait to get to her best friend Maria's cabin for some rest and relaxation. When they arrive, the girls discover a box of three puggle puppies waiting for them. Lizzie loves taking care of the sweet dogs but it is a lot of hard work. Will Lizzie be able to find these cute cuddly pups a place to live?"--Page [4] of cover.

Feb 10, 2016
Silver spurs by Ferrell, Miralee, 1953- author.

Silver spurs

Horses and Friends is the perfect series for young girl's -- a horse lover's dream-come-true wrapped in stories of friendship, adventure, and faith led by a spunky thirteen-year-old heroine named Kate Ferris.

Feb 10, 2016
Scarlet discovers true strength by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author.

Scarlet discovers true strength

"Scarlet has been keeping to herself. But she is convinced that her removal from the Star Darlings was a terrible mistake. With Vega's help she starts an investigation. Meanwhile, Ophelia is chosen to go on a Wishworld mission, for which she is hopelessly unprepared. Will Scarlet be the one to rescue Ophelia and the mission?"--Page [4] of cover.

Feb 10, 2016
Valkyrie by O'Hearn, Kate, author.

Valkyrie

"Freya is a Valkyrie, a reaper of souls. But she hates what she must do. She doesn't like humans and the pain they inflict on each other, and she never wants to visit another battlefield. But when a soldier begs her to help his family back in the human realm, she agrees and discovers a world of friends. Now she'll have to find a way to keep her promise to the soldier and prevent the wrath of Odin from destroying the world"--

Feb 10, 2016
The year of the three sisters by Cheng, Andrea.

The year of the three sisters

Twelve-year-old Anna's friend Andee spearheads a campaign to bring Fan from China to Cincinnati on a year-long cultural exchange, but before Fan even arrives Anna is concerned that Andee and Fan are too different to get along.

Feb 10, 2016
The sky's the limit - my journey with Maryellen by Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

The sky's the limit - my journey with Maryellen

"What if you suddenly found yourself in Maryellen's world of the 1950s. Together, you and Maryellen could go to a sock hop, enter a contest, or take a road trip in the camper. As you read, you decide what happens next by choosing your own path through this multiple-ending story"--

Feb 10, 2016