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Half a world away by Kadohata, Cynthia.

Half a world away

Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to adopt a "normal" baby.

Jul 22, 2014
The Great Rescue by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

The Great Rescue

Jul 22, 2014
Frostborn by Anders, Lou.

Frostborn

Destined to take over his family farm in Norrøngard, Karn would rather play the board game, Thrones and Bones, until half-human, half frost giantess Thianna appears and they set out on an adventure, chased by a dragon, undead warriors, an evil uncle, andmore.

Jul 22, 2014
The Banana Bunch and the birthday party by Ziefert, Harriet.

The Banana Bunch and the birthday party

Friends who call themselves the Banana Bunch pitch in to plan and prepare a surprise birthday party for one of their regular members, Molly's dog Scruffy, and Scruffy repays them by finding their missing baseball. Includes ideas for making someone's birthday special.

Jul 22, 2014
Oliver and the seawigs by Reeve, Philip.

Oliver and the seawigs

"When Oliver's explorer parents go missing, he sets sail on the rescue mission with some new, unexpected friends"--

Jul 22, 2014
Pay it forward - young readers edition by Hyde, Catherine Ryan.

Pay it forward - young readers edition

"Trevor McKinney, a twelve-year-old boy in a small California town, accepts his teacher's challenge to earn extra credit by coming up with a plan to change the world. His idea is simple: do a good deed for three people and instead of asking them to return the favor, ask them to 'pay it forward' to three others who need help"--

Jul 22, 2014
Bringing down the mouse by Mezrich, Ben, 1969-

Bringing down the mouse

A mathematically gifted sixth-grader is recruited by a group of students to game the system at the biggest theme park in the world--and win the big prize.

Jul 22, 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 22, 2014
Dragon Fire by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

Dragon Fire

Jul 22, 2014
The Double-Cross by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

The Double-Cross

Jul 22, 2014
Digby O'day in the Fast Lane by Hughes, Shirley/ Vulliamy, Clara (ILT)

Digby O'day in the Fast Lane

Jul 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's touch warms the copper hand and it begins to reveal glimpses of another time. Violet iscertain 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 Pi

Jul 22, 2014
Cloud Island by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer) author.

Cloud Island

When Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine visit Cloud Island, a fluffy wonderland soaring high above the Secret Kingdom, they must find a nasty thunderbolt hidden on the island by the wicked Queen Malice.

Jul 22, 2014
Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth by Konigsburg, E. L.

Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and me, Elizabeth

Two fifth-grade girls, one of whom is the first black child in a middle-income suburb, play at being apprentice witches.

Jul 22, 2014
Let's Visit St. Petersburg! by Manzione, Lisa/ Lucco, Kristine (ILT)

Let's Visit St. Petersburg!

Jul 22, 2014
Let's Visit Vancouver! by Manzione, Lisa/ Lucco, Kristine (ILT)

Let's Visit Vancouver!

Jul 22, 2014
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the voodoo vultures from Venus by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the voodoo vultures from Venus

A small mouse named Ricky Ricotta and his best friend, a giant flying robot, save the world from Victor Von Vulture and his vicious Voodoo Vultures from Venus.

Jul 22, 2014
The Quest for the Diamond Sword - A Minecraft Gamer's Adventure by Morgan, Winter

The Quest for the Diamond Sword - A Minecraft Gamer's Adventure

Jul 22, 2014
Rainbow Magic - The Ultimate Fairy Guide by Meadows, Daisy

Rainbow Magic - The Ultimate Fairy Guide

Jul 22, 2014
Dreamwood by Mackey, Heather.

Dreamwood

"12-year-old Lucy Darrington goes on a quest to find her missing father in a remote, magical territory in the Pacific Northwest"--

Jul 22, 2014