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Escape from Baxter's barn by Bond, Rebecca, 1972-

Escape from Baxter's barn

When Burdock, a young barn cat, sneaks into the house to get warm he hears that the farmer, Dewey Baxter, has terrible plans that will endanger all the animals, and he leads them in an attempt to escape before it is too late.

Aug 2, 2015
Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal

Mike Evans goes through the time portal to find his friend Shannon and her troublesome brother Jeff, but he soon finds they all have bigger problems--a robot who wants to repopulate the Earth with dinosaurs and a group of Tyrannosaurus rex babies who remember Mike from New York.

Aug 2, 2015
Immortal Guardians by Schrefer, Eliot

Immortal Guardians

Aug 2, 2015
Fuzzy mud by Sachar, Louis, 1954-

Fuzzy mud

"Two middle-grade kids take a shortcut home from school and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world"--

Aug 2, 2015
Finding someplace by Patrick, Denise Lewis.

Finding someplace

The weekend she turns thirteen, aspiring clothing designer Teresa "Reesie" Boone is separated from her family by Hurricane Katrina but, during the horrific storm and its aftermath, begins to find strength in herself.

Aug 2, 2015
Field trip by Paulsen, Gary.

Field trip

Ben and his twin classmates, Charlotte and Jacob, are missing a school field trip so Ben's father takes them, his new apprentice Brig, and the dogs on an adventure during which Ben manages to try out for a hockey academy against his parents' wishes and the twins turn the road trip into a learning experience.

Aug 2, 2015
Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls by Kessler, Liz/ Gibb, Sarah (ILT)

Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls

Aug 2, 2015
Medieval upheaval by Dixon, Franklin W, author.

Medieval upheaval

After Chet wins the ring joust and free tickets to the real joust at the King Arthur Faire, Frank and Joe are on the case when these tickets go missing.

Aug 2, 2015
Quidditch through the ages by Rowling, J. K.

Quidditch through the ages

An overview of the most popular sport in the wizarding world details required equipment and rules of play, examining the evolution of quidditch as well as the finer points of modern play.

Aug 2, 2015
The golden specific by Grove, S. E., author.

The golden specific

Thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims, with her friend Theo, continues to search for her parents, explorers who have vanished as the borders shift within a world transformed by the Great Disruption of 1799.

Aug 2, 2015
Cheating for the chicken man by Cummings, Priscilla, 1951- author.

Cheating for the chicken man

High school freshman Kate has a lot on her mind, what with taking care of her heartbroken mother and looking after the family chicken farm in Maryland, but she promised her dying father to look after her older brother who is just back from juvenile detention--and this year that seems to involve paying off the bullies at school by doing their school work.

Aug 2, 2015
Foulsham by Carey, Edward, 1970- author, illustrator.

Foulsham

"At the Iremonger mansion, set in the trash heaps of an alternate Victorian London, Grandfather Umbitt Iremonger has found a way to make objects assume the shapes of people, and how to turn people into objects. Will outcast grandson Clod--transformed into a gold coin--and servant girl Lucy (now a discarded button) be found and returned to human form?"--

Aug 2, 2015
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the fairy child by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the fairy child

When the circus arrives in Edinburgh, Lizzie finds herself in competition with a fraudulent medium and in the process meets the local wealthy mill owner and his very young orphaned niece Amelia, who becomes enthralled by the magic of the circus--and whenAmelia disappears during a "fairy hunt" while Lizzie was watching her, she finds herself under suspicion and needs to use her own visions to find the kidnapper and save the child.

Aug 2, 2015
The mean girl meltdown by Eyre, Lindsay, author.

The mean girl meltdown

Fourth-grader Sylvie Scruggs is old enough to join her town's new junior ice-hockey team, and she is a really good skater, even if she does have a tendency to close her eyes when she shoots, but fifth-grader Jamie Redmond does not like younger kids on the team, and when someone starts pulling pranks on Sylvie she is convinced that Jamie is responsible--and she enlists the help of her friends to prove it and get even.

Aug 2, 2015
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the ghost ship by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the ghost ship

Fitzy's Circus is invited to perform at Whitby by the Maharaja Duleep Singh, but they find the locals nervous and unfriendly, worried by the ghost ship that is apparently haunting the harbor of the small seaside town--and when a valuable necklace goes missing, the circus performers are immediately suspected, so it is up to Lizzie to use her psychic abilities to discover the true criminals.

Aug 2, 2015
Erec Rex- the Monsters of Otherness by Kingsley, Kaza

Erec Rex- the Monsters of Otherness

Aug 2, 2015
School for sidekicks / The Totally Secret Origin of Foxman Jr. by McCullough, Kelly.

School for sidekicks / The Totally Secret Origin of Foxman Jr.

"Superhero geek Evan survives a supervillian's death ray, and is sent to the Academy for Metahuman Operatives. Unfortunately, instead of fighting bad guys, Evan finds himself blacklisted, and on the wrong side of the school's director. Can he convince his semi-retired has-been mentor to become a real hero once again?"--

Aug 2, 2015
Mischief and malice by Amoss, Berthe, author.

Mischief and malice

Between school dances, a Christmas play, and a blossoming romance with Tom, Addie stumbles upon a mystery buried in a giant armoire filled with heirlooms of her family's past, which could hold a devastating secret for Tom and his father.

Aug 2, 2015
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight by Nimmo, Jenny.

Charlie Bone and the Red Knight

The final book in the Charlie Bone series - will the Bloors be defeated once and for all?

Aug 2, 2015
Discord and the Ponyville Players dramarama by Berrow, G. M., author.

Discord and the Ponyville Players dramarama

"Discord is a relatively new student of the Magic of Friendship. So when he receives a secret invitation from Princess Celestia to join the ponies of Ponyville in their Spring Musical, he jumps at the opportunity to practice what he's learned so far. Things go as smoothly as they can at first, but it's not long before the former king of Chaos seems to leave a trail of disaster in his wake and every pony second-guesses including him in their community production. What's a draconequus to do?"--

Aug 2, 2015