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The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Gidwitz, Adam, author. The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution.

Sep 23, 2016
The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Gidwitz, Adam, author. The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution.

Sep 28, 2016
The initiation by Pearson, Ridley, author. The initiation

Before James grew up to be a ruthless, remorseless villain, he was a curious boy from Boston, with a penchant for trouble and an acid tongue. Thrown into a boarding school against his wishes, James winds up rooming with a most unlikely companion: a lanky British know-it-all named Sherlock Holmes ("Lock" to his friends). An heirloom Bible, donated by the Moriarty family more than a hundred years ago, has gone missing, and it doesn't take long for the two to find themselves embroiled in the school

Sep 28, 2016
The infinity year of Avalon James by Middleton, Dana, author. The infinity year of Avalon James

Facing bullying at home and her family being torn apart, Avalon anxiously waits with her best friend, Atticus, for the magical power they are supposed to inherit between their tenth and eleventh birthdays.

Sep 28, 2016
The hunt for the missing spy by Warner, Penny, author. The hunt for the missing spy

During a class trip to Washington, D.C., the Code Busters have many opportunities to hone their sleuthing skills as they explore the International Spy Museum, the White House, and more, but when a classmate goes missing, a mysterious figure in a trench coat may be the key to solving the case.

Sep 22, 2016
The haunted lighthouse by Warner, Penny, author. The haunted lighthouse

"An enigmatic message leads the Code Busters on a treasure hunt on creepy Alcatraz Island, where they must use their problem-solving skills to unravel the mystery"--

Sep 28, 2016
The haunted howl by Luper, Eric, author. The haunted howl

In their third trip through the enchanted library, Cleo and Evan land in "The Werewolf's Curse" where Evan is promptly bitten by a werewolf, and the two need to find the cure--and the next key--before the full moon rises and Evan becomes stuck in this horror story forever.

Sep 28, 2016
The Great Shelby Holmes by Eulberg, Elizabeth, author. The Great Shelby Holmes

Nine-year-old Shelby Holmes, the best detective in her Harlem neighborhood, and her new easy-going friend from downstairs, eleven-year-old John Watson, become partners in a dog-napping case.

Sep 28, 2016
The gathering by Poblocki, Dan, author. The gathering

Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, claiming to be from a long-lost aunt, and inviting her to Larkspur House--and she is just one of five children who find themselves gathered in this strange house with a deadly past, and apparently no intention of letting the children escape.

Sep 28, 2016
The forgetting machine by Hautman, Pete, 1952- author. The forgetting machine

"Ginger Crump solves the mystery of why people in her town are forgetting things they should definitely know"--

Sep 28, 2016
The football fumble by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author. The football fumble

"The team from Hamilton Elementary School seems bigger and--even worse--just plain mean. Taking on a tough opponent is never easy. Will this bully blitz keep the MVPs off their game? Or can they find a way to huddle together and win the day?"--

Sep 27, 2016
The evil wizard Smallbone by Sherman, Delia, author. The evil wizard Smallbone

When twelve-year-old Nick runs away from his uncle's in the middle of a blizzard, he stumbles onto a very opinionated bookstore. He also meets its guardian, the self-proclaimed Evil Wizard Smallbone, who calls Nick his apprentice and won't let him leave, but won't teach him magic, either. It's a good thing the bookstore takes Nick's magical education in hand, because Smallbone's nemesis--the Evil Wizard Fidelou--and his pack of shape-shifting bikers are howling at the borders. Smallbone might ca

Sep 28, 2016
The election day dilemma by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, author. The election day dilemma

"Cousin Alice is running for mayor, and the Boxcar Children must find out which of her opponents is using sneaky tricks to win the race!"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 28, 2016
The Elders by Iserles, Inbali, author. The Elders

Isla continues her search for her missing brother with Haiki, a friendly fox who helps her navigate the treacherous Wildlands, and together they seek out the Elders, from whom they hope to learn ancient art of foxcraft.

Sep 28, 2016
The Elders by Iserles, Inbali, author. The Elders

Isla continues her search for her missing brother with Haiki, a friendly fox who helps her navigate the treacherous Wildlands, and together they seek out the Elders, from whom they hope to learn ancient art of foxcraft.

Sep 23, 2016
The Dragon Lantern - a League of Seven novel by Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author The Dragon Lantern - a League of Seven novel

Archie Dent and his friends Hachi and Fergus, the first three members of a new League of Seven, a group of heroes who come together to fight the Mangleborn whenever the monsters arise to destroy humanity, undertake separate missions and in the course of their adventures meet potential candidates to join their League, while learning deep-rooted secrets that could destroy the League forever.

Sep 28, 2016
The doorway and the deep by Ormsbee, Katie, author. The doorway and the deep

Even after escaping from the Southerly Kingdom, Lottie Fiske has returned to the magical Albion Isle, despite the fact that she is a wanted criminal there, because she is seeking answers about her abilities, and her parents--but war is threatening Limn, and the answers she needs seem to lie in the Northerly Kingdom, along a road full of dangers.

Sep 28, 2016
The DH by Feinstein, John, author. The DH

Embarking on a baseball season marked by his parents' divorce, Alex is confronted by unexpected rival Matt, a disgraced athlete who has been given another chance after taking steroids and who wants to steal the affections of Alex's crush.

Sep 28, 2016
The creeping shadow by Stroud, Jonathan, author. The creeping shadow

"A terrible crime forces Lockwood to turn to Lucy for help, setting them on the trail of dark secrets at the heart of London society. Both professionally and personally, their investigation stirs up forces they may not be able to control. . ."--

Sep 28, 2016
The courage test by Preller, James, author. The courage test

Will has no choice. His father drags him along on a wilderness adventure in the footsteps of legendary explorers Lewis and Clark--whether he likes it or not. All the while, Will senses that something about this trip isn't quite right. Along the journey, Will meets fascinating strangers and experiences new thrills, including mountain cliffs, whitewater rapids, and a heart-hammering bear encounter. It is a journey into the soul of America's past, and the meaning of family in the future. In the end

Sep 28, 2016