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The most important thing - stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers by Avi, 1937- author.

The most important thing - stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers

One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behavior. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi

May 25, 2016
Night of the Ninth Dragon by Osborne, Mary Pope/ Murdocca, Sal (ILT)

Night of the Ninth Dragon

May 25, 2016
The jungle book by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.

The jungle book

"Set in the mystical depths of the Indian jungle, where tigers roam the land and monkeys swing from trees, Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book gets reimagined like never before in this stunning new unabridged edition. Originally published in 1894, the beloved collection of stories includes such favorites as the story of the man-cub Mowgli versus the ferocious tiger Shere Khan, the brave mongoose Rikki-tikki-Tavi, and more. Filled with all-new lush illustrations and exclusive inteactive elements fr

May 25, 2016
The dragon queen by Deutsch, Stacia, author.

The dragon queen

"Emily Jones has been called back to the magical land of Elvendale--the elves need her help! An evil elf witch is trying to gain control, and has destroyed the trust between elves and dragons. Even worse, she has captured the dragon queen and one of her eggs! The elves have rescued her four other dragon eggs... but they don't have long before the eggs hatch and need their mother. Emily and the elves must work together and overcome their fears to complete their mission. Can they save the dragons

May 25, 2016
Grayling's song by Cushman, Karen, author.

Grayling's song

In a medieval kingdom, Grayling finds self-confidence when her mother is turned into a tree by evil forces and Grayling must venture into the wilds to reverse the spell.

May 25, 2016
The gallery by Fitzgerald, Laura Marx, author.

The gallery

In 1929 New York City, twelve-year-old housemaid Martha O'Doyle suspects that a wealthy recluse may be trying to communicate with the outside world through the paintings on her gallery walls.

May 25, 2016
Dead of night by Hunter, Erin, author.

Dead of night

Determined to find out the truth about Whisper's death, Wild Pack leader Storm searches for a traitor in the pack.

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
Philadelphia! by De Laurentiis, Giada.

Philadelphia!

Alfie and Emilia are transported by their great-aunt's latest magical secret ingredient to Philadelphia, where they discover the best foods and sights of Philly.

May 25, 2016
Overworld in flames - an unofficial novel by Cheverton, Mark, author.

Overworld in flames - an unofficial novel

May 25, 2016
Our teacher is a vampire and other (not) true stories by Amato, Mary, author.

Our teacher is a vampire and other (not) true stories

A notebook that is passed from student to student around a classroom becomes a repository for wild rumors, heartfelt confessions, and creative writing and helps the students cope when their teacher has medical emergency and they must cope with a rigid substitute as they worry about their beloved teacher and her family.

May 25, 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
A clatter of jars by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- author.

A clatter of jars

"Children with magical Talents attend a summer camp, where nothing is what it seems."--

May 25, 2016
Mission impawsible by Maple, Daphne, author.

Mission impawsible

Kim is great with dogs. Her brother even calls her "the dog whisperer"! So she can't wait to start her seventh-grade volunteer project: working at the Roxbury Park Dog Shelter with her best friend, Sasha. But then Sasha invites her new friend, Taylor, to volunteer with them, and Kim's not sure their perfect duo will survive turning into a trio. Even worse, the dog shelter is running out of money and might have to shut down. Kim is determined to save it. But this may be a problem even the dog whi

May 25, 2016
Nick and Tesla's solar-powered showdown - a mystery with sun-powered gadgets you can build yourself by Pflugfelder, Bob, 1967- author.

Nick and Tesla's solar-powered showdown - a mystery with sun-powered gadgets you can build yourself

"Super-smart kid inventors Nick and Tesla Holt have outsmarted crooks, spies, and kidnappers, but now it's time to crack their biggest mystery yet: where the heck are their parents? With the help of their eccentric Uncle Newt, the twins trace the clues to their missing Mom and Dad, scientists working on solar-power research for a clandestine government project. They'll need all their wits, along with an assortment of homemade gadgets, to outsmart the criminal mastermind who's trying to turn sola

May 25, 2016
Skylanders Universe. The mask of power. Eruptor Meets the Nightmare King by Beakman, Onk, 1973- author.

Skylanders Universe. The mask of power. Eruptor Meets the Nightmare King

"He might be one of Skylands' most fiery characters, but even Eruptor feels a chill in his bones when he sees his own double frozen in ice! What starts with a cold snap leads to a red-hot adventure as everyone's favorite lava monster takes on a nightmarish opponent."--Back cover.

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
Fairy animals of Misty Wood - Mia the mouse, Poppy the pony, Hailey the hedgehog by Small, Lily.

Fairy animals of Misty Wood - Mia the mouse, Poppy the pony, Hailey the hedgehog

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