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"Shouldn't you be in school?" by Snicket, Lemony, author.

"Shouldn't you be in school?"

Young Lemony Snicket investigates a rash of fires that have plagued the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, revealing secrets that involve the Department of Education and the notorious villain Hangfire.

Jul 27, 2014
A bird on water street by Dulemba, Elizabeth O, author.

A bird on water street

Jack loves everything about Coppertown except its thriving mining industry, which long ago drove nature out of the town, but when a strike threatens to close the mine, Jack's family and others may be forced to leave for new jobs and homes.

Jul 27, 2014
A Hitch at the Fairmont by Averbeck, Jim.

A Hitch at the Fairmont

When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock.

Jul 27, 2014
A lion to guard us by Bulla, Clyde Robert.

A lion to guard us

Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.

Jul 27, 2014
A million ways home by Dorisi-Winget, Dianna, author.

A million ways home

When her grandmother and guardian suffers a stroke, twelve-year-old Poppy Parker's life turns upside down--but when she witnesses a murder and has to go into witness protection with Detective Brannigan's mother it becomes hard to believe she will ever find a way home, let alone save Gunner, a beautiful German shepherd with an uncertain future.

Jul 27, 2014
A pinch of magic by Thorpe, Kiki.

A pinch of magic

Baking-talent fairy Dulcie helps Mia make treats for a neighborhood bake sale but must return to Never Land before they are done, and Mia may not be able to finish without her help.

Jul 25, 2014
A time to be brave by Stuchner, Joan Betty.

A time to be brave

David and his family live in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, until September 1943 when their neighbors help smuggle them to Sweden to escape Hitler's orders to send the Danish Jews to concentration camps.

Jul 27, 2014
Alcatraz by Smith, Roland, 1951-


"After thwarting the ghost cell's chemical attack in Chicago, Q and his stepsister Angela arrive in San Francisco to continue their parents' concert tour. They find themselves helping Boone and the S.O.S. team in the final showdown with the ghost cell and its leader, Number One"--

Jul 27, 2014
All four stars by Dairman, Tara, author.

All four stars

Eleven-year-old Gladys Gatsby loves food and cooking, so when she lands an assignment to write a restaurant review for a New York City newspaper, she will do anything to make it happen, even risk the wrath of her fast-food loving parents.

Jul 27, 2014
Always, Abigail by Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

Always, Abigail

Sixth grader Abigail, assigned a different homeroom than her two best friends and made only the alternate on the pom-pom squad, learns a lot about popularity and true friendship when paired with unpopular Gabby for a year-long "Friendly Letter Assignment."

Jul 25, 2014
Amelia Bedelia shapes up by Parish, Herman.

Amelia Bedelia shapes up

Picked last for kickball, Amelia Bedelia gets another chance to prove her athleticism when her class holds a mini-Oylympics.

Jul 25, 2014
Amelia Bedelia shapes up by Parish, Herman.

Amelia Bedelia shapes up

Picked last for kickball, Amelia Bedelia gets another chance to prove her athleticism when her class holds a mini-Oylympics.

Jul 24, 2014
Amy Namey in Ace Reporter by McDonald, Megan/ Madrid, Erwin (ILT)

Amy Namey in Ace Reporter

Jul 27, 2014
Anybody Shining by Dowell, Frances O'Roark

Anybody Shining

Jul 25, 2014
Applejack and the honest-to-goodness switcheroo by Berrow, G. M.

Applejack and the honest-to-goodness switcheroo

"Applejack starts a diary to record all her hard work bucking fields at Sweet Apple Acres. As the days pass, Applejack's journal entries start to read like lists of complaints as she writes honestly about whatever is bothering her. But when the book falls into the wrong hooves, Applejack finds herself in a real pickle!"--

Jul 27, 2014
Athlete vs. mathlete - time-out by Mack, W. C., 1972-

Athlete vs. mathlete - time-out

Owen wins the last spot at the local basketball camp, leaving his twin Russ to join the "Multi-Sport Sampler" camp, but while Russ is inspired to study various sports and make sense of them, Owen is frustrated by not being the star.

Jul 27, 2014
Bad magic by Bosch, Pseudonymous.

Bad magic

"Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic"--

Jul 27, 2014
Ballet Academy by Mack, Lorrie, author.

Ballet Academy

Jul 27, 2014
Beauty - Aurora's sleepy kitten by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Beauty - Aurora's sleepy kitten

Princess Aurora's kitten, Beauty, loves to sleep, but she promised Aurora she would stay awake for the star shower at midnight and now must find a way to stop herself from sleeping.

Jul 25, 2014
Beauty the Sleepiest Kitty by Redbank, Tennant

Beauty the Sleepiest Kitty

Jul 22, 2014