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Bella's birthday unicorn by Burkhart, Jessica, author.

Bella's birthday unicorn

Excited to receive a pet unicorn on her eighth birthday, Princess Bella worries because her friends are fighting and her parents seem to be hiding something, which Bella fears might mean that she won't get the unicorn of her dreams.

Aug 22, 2014
Beware the ninja weenies and other warped and creepy tales by Lubar, David.

Beware the ninja weenies and other warped and creepy tales

Thirty-three stories about stranded aliens, a horrifying cheesemaker, a boy with the power to make stars vanish, and other frightening things. Includes notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories.

Aug 21, 2014
Beyond the sunrise by Baglio, Ben M.

Beyond the sunrise

The McGraths have arrived in Sundarbans Delta, at the mouth of the great Ganges River. There, Jody hopes to see the rare and unusual Irrawaddy dolphins. Her wish comes true when at last she spots one, whom she names Sandhi, but her world is turned upside down when she learns there are poachers around, and Sandhi is missing. Does Sandhi have a secret hiding place, or has she been caught?

Aug 22, 2014
Blue ribbon summer by Hapka, Cathy.

Blue ribbon summer

"Brooke Rhodes is excited to go to sleepaway riding camp for two weeks with her Chincoteague pony, Foxy. However, camp doesn't turn out to be quite as fun as Brooke expected. The other girls all know each other already, and they don't seem interested in bringing a newbie into their group. Besides that, they're all riding tall, fancy, super well-trained show horses--not scruffy young Chincoteague ponies. Then Brooke overhears that this might be the last summer for the camp. She asks for help from

Aug 17, 2014
Blue sea burning by Rodkey, Geoff, 1970-

Blue sea burning

"In this final installment to the Chronicles of Egg trilogy, Egg and his friends must defeat the ruthless slave trader Roger Pembroke"--

Aug 22, 2014
Bob, son of Battle - the last gray dog of Kenmuir by Davis, Lydia, 1947-

Bob, son of Battle - the last gray dog of Kenmuir

On the border of Scotland and England beginning in the early 1880s, two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep--a battle which must end in death.

Aug 16, 2014
Bombs over London by Moss, Marissa.

Bombs over London

Instructed by her time-traveling mother to travel to World War I London and steal a German spy's briefcase, thirteen-year-old Mira enjoys meeting famous suffragists and such writers as Arthur Conan Doyle, but soon begins to struggle with whether the changes she has been working for are the right thing to do, or if history should be allowed to unfold without interference.

Aug 21, 2014
Bramblestar's storm by Hunter, Erin, author.

Bramblestar's storm

"As the new leader of ThunderClan, Bramblestar must prepare to weather a storm the likes of which the warrior Clans have never seen--and might not survive"--

Aug 22, 2014
Breakdown by Monninger, Joseph, author.

Breakdown

When the bus carrying a group of kids home from summer camp breaks down on an abandoned road during a heatwave, the group must survive the elements and find help, over sixty miles away.

Aug 22, 2014
Burp or treat...smell my feet! by Krulik, Nancy E, author.

Burp or treat...smell my feet!

During Halloween, George must try to discover the identity of a prankster while trying to keep his friend from moving out of town.

Aug 17, 2014
Burp or treat...smell my feet! by Krulik, Nancy E., author.

Burp or treat...smell my feet!

"George is ready for candy and fun--but dealing with a prank-pulling phantom and learning that his friend might move away is almost as terrifying as the super burp. There are definitely more tricks than treats in store for George when those magic burps take over. Join George as he tries to solve the mystery and keep his friends together!" --

Aug 18, 2014
Cat in the city by Salamon, Julie.

Cat in the city

As he tries to make his own way in New York City, a handsome stray cat that becomes known as Pretty Boy finds a series of temporary homes while learning that relying on others, and being relied upon, is a wonderful thing.

Aug 16, 2014
Charlie Bumpers Vs. the Squeaking Skull by Harley, Bill/ Gustavson, Adam (ILT)

Charlie Bumpers Vs. the Squeaking Skull

Aug 22, 2014
Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox by Henry, Marguerite

Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox

Aug 22, 2014
Clara Dillingham Pierson's complete Among the people series by Pierson, Clara Dillingham.

Clara Dillingham Pierson's complete Among the people series

Aug 22, 2014
Claude on the slopes by Smith, Alex T.

Claude on the slopes

Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock, go to the Snowy Mountains where they throw snowballs, learn to ski, and more until Claude's loud voice starts an avalanche, trapping Sir Bobblysock and the only Mountain Rescue person under a huge pile of snow.

Aug 22, 2014
Compass of dreams by Baccalario, Pierdomenico, author.

Compass of dreams

Life in the small town of Applecross has gotten stranger since the Lily family took over the magical Enchanted Emporium--but when animals start to vanish from the area, fourteen-year-old Finley McPhee finds himself caught up in the mystery of the missing Sherwood Compass and the legend of the Green Man.

Aug 22, 2014
Copper magic by Gibson, Julia Mary.

Copper magic

"The year is 1906, and twelve-year-old Violet Blake unearths an ancient talisman -- a copper hand -- beside the stream where her mother used to harvest medicine. Violet is certain that the copper hand is magic--and if anyone is in need of its powers, it's Violet. Her mother and adored baby brother are gone, perhaps never to return. Her heartbroken father can't seem to sustain the failing farm on the outskirts of Pigeon Harbor, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Surely the magic of the copper hand c

Aug 22, 2014
Courage for beginners by Harrington, Karen, 1967-

Courage for beginners

"Twelve-year-old Mysti Murphy of Texas wishes she were a character in a book. If her life were fiction, she'd know how to solve her problems at school, take care of her family when her dad has to spend time in the hospital, and deal with her family's secret: that her mother is agoraphobic and never leaves the house"--

Aug 22, 2014
Creature Keepers and the hijacked Hydro-Hide by Nelson, Peter, 1953- author.

Creature Keepers and the hijacked Hydro-Hide

"Twelve-year-old Jordan Grimsley discovers the existence of the Creature Keepers, a team of humans assigned to protect mythical beasts"--

Aug 21, 2014