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The girl in the torch by Sharenow, Rob, author.

The girl in the torch

After her father is killed in a pogrom, twelve-year-old Sarah and her mother immigrate to America--but when her mother dies before they get through Ellis Island, and the authorities want to send her back to the old country, Sarah hides in the torch of the Statue of Liberty.

May 23, 2015
The Gollywhopper Games - friend or foe by Feldman, Jody, author.

The Gollywhopper Games - friend or foe

Zane thinks about little but football until after his second concussion, when his parents say he must take a year off, so when he gets a chance to compete in the Gollywhopper Games he is excited about applying many of the skills that help him excel on the football field to a different kind of competition.

May 20, 2015
The great good summer by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton, author.

The great good summer

Twelve-year-old Ivy Green, whose mother may have run off with a charismatic preacher to Panhandle, Florida, and classmate Paul Dobbs, who wants to see a Space Shuttle before the program's scrapped, team up for a summer adventure that's full of surprises.

May 23, 2015
The green ember by Smith, S. D.

The green ember

Heather and Picket are extraordinary rabbits with ordinary lives until calamitous events overtake them, spilling them into a cauldron of misadventures. They discover that their own story is bound up in the tumult threatening to overwhelm the wider world. Kings fall and kingdoms totter. Tyrants ascend and terrors threaten. Betrayal beckons, and loyalty is a broken road with peril around every bend.

May 23, 2015
The impossible race by Morris, Chad, author.

The impossible race

Derick and Abby Cragbridge continue their seventh-grade year at Cragbridge Hall, where they run into competitions, new friends, virtual zombies, and real danger.

May 20, 2015
The inventor's secret by Morris, Chad, author.

The inventor's secret

When twins Abby and Derick start junior high at the prestigious academy their grandfather founded, Cragbridge Hall, they discover firsthand the dangers of time travel and must find a way to save their parents, who have been sent to the Titanic the night it sank.

May 16, 2015
The Isle of the Lost - a Descendents novel by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-

The Isle of the Lost - a Descendents novel

Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost, the teenaged children of Disney's most evil villains search for a dragon's eye--the key to true darkness and the villains' only hope of escape.

May 23, 2015
The Joker virus by Peterson, Scott, 1968-

The Joker virus

The Joker has created a virus that infects the latest videogame craze, and turns players into zombies--but in order to defeat him Batman must first discover where he is hiding with the kidnapped creator of the videogame.

May 16, 2015
The jumbies by Baptiste, Tracey.

The jumbies

Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home.

May 23, 2015
The Kenyan expedition by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The Kenyan expedition

Agatha, a twelve-year-old detective with a photographic memory, and her cousin Dash travel to Africa to investigate the disappearance of a revered, rare, white giraffe that has been stolen by a poacher.

May 23, 2015
The Land of Stories - beyond the kingdoms by Colfer, Chris, 1990-

The Land of Stories - beyond the kingdoms

"The Masked Man possesses a powerful magic potion that turns every book it touches into a portal, and he is recruiting an army of literature's greatest villains! So begins a race through the magical Land of Oz, the fantastical world of Neverland, the madness of Wonderland, and beyond. Can twins Alex and Conner catch up to the Masked Man?"--

May 23, 2015
The league of beastly dreadfuls by Grant, Holly, author.

The league of beastly dreadfuls

Anastasia, nearly eleven, is snatched from her elementary school and sent to live at a former insane asylum with two great-aunts she had never met after being told that her parents died in a tragic vacuum cleaner accident.

May 23, 2015
The Legends begin by Hegarty, Shane, author.

The Legends begin

"Darkmouth is the only village in the world where the fierce magical creatures known as Legends still attack--and it's up to twelve-year-old Finn, the worst Legend Hunter in Darkmouth's history, to uphold his family's legacy and save his hometown"--

May 20, 2015
The lost city by Voelkel, Jon, author.

The lost city

"While awaiting his parents' release from jail, fourteen-year-old Max Murphy is sucked into yet another scheme of the Maya Death Lords that sends him on a quest to the United States. Failure could mean the end of the world... again"--

May 23, 2015
The lost track of time by Britt, Paige, author.

The lost track of time

Penelope is an imaginative girl, whose every day has been rigidly scheduled by her mother--until one day she falls through a hole in her calendar and lands in the Realm of Possibility, where she discovers that it, too, is stuck in a track of time, and only she can save it.

May 16, 2015
The lucky wheel by Gilmore, Grace.

The lucky wheel

Each student in Maple Ridge is asked to contribute fifty cents for much needed repairs to the school but Logan has no money, so he decides to sell the buggy wheel he found by the side of the road and carefully fixed, if only he can find a buyer for a single wheel.

May 18, 2015
The lucky wheel by Gilmore, Grace.

The lucky wheel

Each student in Maple Ridge is asked to contribute fifty cents for much needed repairs to the school but Logan has no money, so he decides to sell the buggy wheel he found by the side of the road and carefully fixed, if only he can find a buyer for a single wheel.

May 23, 2015
The mad apprentice - volume II in The forbidden library by Wexler, Django, author.

The mad apprentice - volume II in The forbidden library

"Alice and five other apprentice Readers face the fight of their lives when they are sent into the magical library of a late rival Reader--a library that's still protected by a vicious guardian"--

May 20, 2015
The magician of Auschwitz by Kacer, Kathy, 1954- author.

The magician of Auschwitz

"This is the true story of a young boy on the inside of Auschwitz, whose life is changed by the actions of a prisoner who performs magic for the guards..."--Amazon.com.

May 23, 2015
The midnight door by Fisher, Sam, 1966-

The midnight door

"When the town of Dimvale is overrun with two-headed mutant rats, Morton Clay knows that dark magic is to blame. And when his classmates get their hands on impossible gadgets like X-ray Specs and Antigravity Laser Cannons, he realizes the trouble is just beginning. Morton and his siblings, James and Melissa, are the only ones who can stop the chaos. But should they, if it means using forbidden magic themselves? As Morton delves deeper into Dimvale's mysteries, he begins to suspect they have no

May 23, 2015