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Demigods and Magicians by Riordan, Rick, author.

Demigods and Magicians

"Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time in this short story collection"--

May 1, 2016
Don't disturb the dinosaurs by Hopper, Ada, author.

Don't disturb the dinosaurs

Thanks to Dr. Bunsen's latest wacky invention, second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA Set, are blasted back to the prehistoric era, where they quickly find themselves dashing from flying pterosaurs, stomping stegosaurus stampedes, and a sharp-toothed T-rex.

Apr 27, 2016
Doom at Grant's tomb by Wells, Marcia, author.

Doom at Grant's tomb

"Elusive art thief Lars Heinrich returns to New York City looking to settle a score. Super sleuth seventh-grader Edmund Xavier Lonrrot will need not only his photographic mind and artistic talents, but any skill he possesses with cracking codes as a string of the city's historical monuments become potential clues in what could become one of the greatest heists in history"--

May 2, 2016
Dumbness Is a Dish Best Served Cold by Benton, Jim

Dumbness Is a Dish Best Served Cold

May 2, 2016
EllRay Jakes stands tall! by Warner, Sally, 1946- author.

EllRay Jakes stands tall!

Eight-year-old EllRay Jakes, the shortest kid in class and still chosen last at recess, hones his basketball skills with Mr. Havens and earns the respect of his third-grade classmates.

May 2, 2016
Fallen in Fredericksburg by Watkins, Steve, 1954- author.

Fallen in Fredericksburg

When a ghost from the Civil War--a teenage Union soldier--appears to Anderson and his friends, demanding to know what happened to his brother, it's up to Anderson, Greg, and Julie to solve the mystery.

May 2, 2016
Finding Dory Junior Novelization by RH Disney (COR)

Finding Dory Junior Novelization

May 2, 2016
Forensics squad unleashed by Polak, Monique, author.

Forensics squad unleashed

Tabitha is thrilled to be attending a summer forensics camp, even if she has to go with her sort-of friend Mason. Soon she is learning to dust for fingerprints, photograph a crime scene and take footprint impressions. Even though the camp instructors have set up a “crime” for the kids to solve, Tabitha longs to use her newfound skills to solve a real-life mystery. She’s pretty sure a dognapping ring is active in her Montreal neighborhood, and when her beloved dog, Roxie, is stolen, she convinces

May 2, 2016
Fright in the Night by Gardner, Lyn/ Asquith, Ros (ILT)

Fright in the Night

May 2, 2016
Heather's Crush Catastrophe by Whittemore, Jo

Heather's Crush Catastrophe

May 2, 2016
Heaven eyes by Almond, David, 1951-

Heaven eyes

Having escaped from their orphanage on a raft, Erin, January, and Mouse float down into another world of abandoned warehouses and factories, meeting a strange old man and an even stranger girl with webbed fingers and little memory of her past. Now available in this Readers Circle edition, featuring a reading group discussion guide, Almond's tale takes two runaways, hungry for freedom from the home, on a journey to somewhere they never expected to go. In the mud of the Black Middens, Erin and Jan

May 2, 2016
Island of dragons by McMann, Lisa, author.

Island of dragons

"Head mage Alexander Stowe and his friends successfully fended off the latest threat to their magical world of Artime´ with the help of a surprise ally. But old enemies have secretly been plotting against them. Now Alex must lead his people in a final epic battle, one they can't hope to win alone"--

May 2, 2016
It ain't so awful, falafel by Dumas, Firoozeh, author.

It ain't so awful, falafel

"Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southern California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s"--

May 2, 2016
Joey & Johnny the ninjas. Epic fail by SerWacki, author.

Joey & Johnny the ninjas. Epic fail

Discovering that their friend is secretly planning a dangerous tea ceremony to appease the spirits of ninjas past, Joey and Johnny invite themselves along to test their ninja skills while collecting important items for the ceremony.

May 2, 2016
Julius Zebra - Rumble with the Romans! by Northfield, Gary, 1969- author, illustrator.

Julius Zebra - Rumble with the Romans!

From a smelly watering hole deep in the heart of the Serengeti to the ferocious clamor of the Colosseum, join Julius Zebra and his motley menagerie of friends as they gear up to be gladiators! Only if they win the love of the Roman crowds will they win back their freedom. But do Julius and his pals have what it takes to succeed in a world where only the meanest and toughest survive?

May 2, 2016
Kabungo by Rolli, author.

Kabungo

Ten-year-old Beverly is an ordinary girl with an extraordinary best friend. Her name is Kabungo, and she lives in a cave on Main Street. No one knows where she comes from or who she really is, but life is never dull when Kabungo is around.

May 2, 2016
Left behind by Anderson, Laurie Halse, author.

Left behind

"When Sunita joins Dr. Gabe and another Vet Volunteer on a house call at a local horse farm, she is concerned to discover a lone lamb housed in one of the stalls. She knows that sheep are flock animals, and that without other sheep and lambs around, this little lamb will not thrive. Can she and her fellow Vet Volunteers help educate the owner, and find a new home for it with others of its kind?" --

May 2, 2016
Legacy of secrets by Pearson, Ridley, author.

Legacy of secrets

Traveling back in time to 1955, the Kingdom Keepers investigate a long-buried secret that threatens Disneyland's opening day and everything Walt Disney worked to create.

May 2, 2016
Lily and Dunkin by Gephart, Donna.

Lily and Dunkin

"Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey townhe's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change"--

May 2, 2016
Mage of Trelian by Knudsen, Michelle.

Mage of Trelian

Apprentice Mage Calen shocked everyone when he disappeared--apparently willingly--with Krelig, the incredibly powerful and evil mage intent on forcing the world to submit to his rule. Krelig believes Calen will be the key to his victory and is training him to unlock his untapped magical power. Calen is desperate to escape but knows he must first learn as much as he can if there is to be any hope of defeating Krelig. In Trelian the war is going badly. As the mages prepare for their own deadly

May 2, 2016