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Stop the presses! by Wise, Rachel, author.

Stop the presses!

Delighted by her middle school's efforts to promote green initiatives, Sam is dismayed when her best friend, Hailey, suggests that the school transition Sam's beloved newspaper to an online-only format.

Jul 18, 2014
Tornado alley by Kennedy, Marlane, author.

Tornado alley

Although Wyatt is not happy that he has to entertain his visiting cousin, he soon has much bigger problems to worry about when two tornadoes strike the area.

Jul 19, 2014
Under the lilacs by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.

Under the lilacs

Tells the story of a young boy and his down who run away from the circus and are found and cared for by two young girls.

Jul 19, 2014
Earthquake shock by Kennedy, Marlane, author.

Earthquake shock

When a sudden earthquake hits during a visit to the skate park, Joey and his friends are trapped on opposite sides of a collapsed overpass and must rescue each other while enduring aftershocks and making their way safely home.

Jul 19, 2014
Mandie and the unwanted gift by Leppard, Lois Gladys.

Mandie and the unwanted gift

When she and her grandmother return to Franklin, North Carolina, for a Christmas visit, thirteen-year-old Mandie worries about how all the guests will get along with each other and wonders about the appearance of a mysterious package addressed to her.

Jul 19, 2014
Geronimo Stilton. 57, The stinky cheese vacation by

Geronimo Stilton. 57, The stinky cheese vacation

I was finishing up work one evening when I opened a letter from Uncle Stingysnout. He needed to see me immediately! I headed straight to Penny Pincher Castle for what I though would be a nice visit... but my uncle put me straight to work. Moldy mozzarella, what a terrible vacation.

Jul 19, 2014
Mandie and the seaside rendezvous by Leppard, Lois Gladys.

Mandie and the seaside rendezvous

While thirteen-year-old Mandie, her friend Celia, and her grandmother visit Senator Morton in his home in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1902, the girls uncover a series of secret plots.

Jul 19, 2014
Glinda of Oz - in which are related the exciting experiences of Princess Ozma of Oz, and Dorothy, in their hazardous journey to the home of the Flatheads, and to the Magic Isle of the Skeezers, and how they were rescued from dire peril by the sorcery of G

Glinda of Oz - in which are related the exciting experiences of Princess Ozma of Oz, and Dorothy, in their hazardous journey to the home of the Flatheads, and to the Magic Isle of the Skeezers, and how they were rescued from dire peril by the sorcery of G

The Sorceress and Wizard of Oz attempt to save Princess Ozma and Dorothy from the dangers which threaten them when they try to bring peace to two warring tribes.

Jul 19, 2014
Loot - how to steal a fortune by Watson, Jude, author.

Loot - how to steal a fortune

When Alfie McQuinn, the notorious jewel thief, is killed on a job, his last words to his son, March, are to "find jewels" and this instruction leads the boy to Jules, the twin sister he never knew he had--and the perfect partner to carry on the family business.

Jul 19, 2014
Mandie and the long good-bye by Leppard, Lois Gladys.

Mandie and the long good-bye

Mandie and her friends search for Mandie's aunt's missing turkey. In doing so, they uncover other mysteries including a missing doctor.

Jul 19, 2014
Mandie and the buried stranger by Leppard, Lois Gladys.

Mandie and the buried stranger

While on spring break from her girls' school in North Carolina in 1902, fourteen-year-old Mandie joins her college friend Joe in solving a mystery in the nearby mountains.

Jul 19, 2014
Mandie and Jonathan's predicament by Leppard, Lois Gladys.

Mandie and Jonathan's predicament

While visiting New York City in 1901, thirteen-year-old Mandie uncovers a mystery in the mansion where she is staying.

Jul 19, 2014
The boy in the Alamo by Cousins, Margaret, 1905-1996.

The boy in the Alamo

Retelling of a classic story of the siege of the Alamo told from the unique viewpoint of a 12-year old boy.

Jul 19, 2014
The Artemis Fowl files by Colfer, Eoin.

The Artemis Fowl files

Two original short stories, plus puzzles, interviews with characters, and other writings that unlock secrets of the Artemis Fowl books, which feature a twelve-year-old evil genius and his dealings with fairies and other magical beings.

Jul 19, 2014
In the shadow of the volcano by Jenner, Caryn, author.

In the shadow of the volcano

Discovering that a reawakened Mount Vesuvius is about to erupt, a modern volcanologist and her son warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time, in a story complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

Jul 19, 2014
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 5, The great mouse race by

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 5, The great mouse race

"Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! It's the annual cavemouse sports competition! This year, Tiger Khan and his saber-toothed henchmen want to enter the games. They call a truce with the cavemice during the tournament...but when their flag goes missing, Tiger Khan is furious. Can Geronimo Stiltonoot track it down in time to keep his fur intact?" --

Jul 19, 2014
Galactic mission by Platt, Richard, author.

Galactic mission

Jul 19, 2014
Happy little family by Caudill, Rebecca, 1899-1985.

Happy little family

Five adventures in Bonny's busy four-year-old life with her three sisters and brothers in the days of copper-toed shoes.

Jul 19, 2014
The Search for Belle Prater by White, Ruth.

The Search for Belle Prater

In 1955, Woodrow and his cousin Gypsy befriend a new girl in their seventh grade class in rural Virginia, and the three of them set off to find Woodrow's missing mother, encountering unlikely and intriguing coincidences along the way.

Jul 19, 2014
Secrets of the manor. Kate's story, 1914 by Whitby, Adele, author.

Secrets of the manor. Kate's story, 1914

It's the end of June in 1914, and Beth Etheridge is traveling from her home in England's Chatswood Manor all the way to America, to visit her cousin Kate at Vandermeer Manor in Rhode Island. The girls are thrilled to be united, especially because Beth will be in attendance when Kate receives the heirloom "Katherine" necklace: one half of a heart encrusted with gorgeous rubies. It's the companion to Beth's "Elizabeth" necklace. But the trip is cut short when news arrives of the assassination of A

Jul 20, 2014