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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 1, 2016
The hunt for the secret papyrus - plus a bonus mini mystery and cheesy jokes by

The hunt for the secret papyrus - plus a bonus mini mystery and cheesy jokes

Geronimo hunts the thief who stole the precious Black Papyrus from New Mouse City's Egyptian Mouseum.

May 1, 2016
Shadow Squadron - critical strike by Bowen, Carl, author.

Shadow Squadron - critical strike

In this compilation of four previously published books, Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross and his team of military specialists go into action in the Middle East, Africa, and Antarctica.

May 1, 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 1, 2016
Shadow Squadron - long shadow by Bowen, Carl, author.

Shadow Squadron - long shadow

When a video surfaces of a man making terrorist demands, an ex-teammate of the Shadow Squadron recognizes the man as a former SEAL, lost in an operation nine years before--but something is strange about the video, and it is up to Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross and his team to locate and capture the apparent traitor in Afghanistan.

May 1, 2016
The Lost Cipher by Oechsle, Michael

The Lost Cipher

May 1, 2016
Mischief season - a twins story by Marciano, John Bemelmans, author.

Mischief season - a twins story

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches! The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins – Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio – share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

May 1, 2016
Mayday by Harrington, Karen, 1967-

Mayday

"Twelve-year-old Wayne Kovok loses his uncle to war and his voice to a plane crash in the same year and must learn to speak up as he navigates relationships with his father, grandfather, and new friend, Denny Rosenblatt"--

May 1, 2016
The palace of glass by Wexler, Django, author.

The palace of glass

"After learning the truth about her uncle Geryon, 13-year-old Alice--with the encouragement of the magical giant feline, Ending--ventures into a dangerous land searching for a mysterious book that will allow her to exact her revenge on Geryon, and unwittingly sets off a far larger and more dangerous battle than she ever imagined"-- Provided by publisher.

May 1, 2016
Spider-man and his amazing friends by Sazaklis, John, author.

Spider-man and his amazing friends

FreezeFrame books are packed with still frames from the TV show to dynamically engage reluctant readers. Bursting with frames from an episode of "Justice League Unlimited," fascinating facts about favorite super heroes and villains, and lively storytelling!

May 1, 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 1, 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 1, 2016
The wild robot by Brown, Peter, 1979- author.

The wild robot

Roz the robot discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island with no memory of where she is from or why she is there, and her only hope of survival is to try to learn about her new environment from the island's hostile inhabitants.

May 1, 2016
Sophie Quire and the last Storyguard by Auxier, Jonathan, author.

Sophie Quire and the last Storyguard

"Twelve-year-old Sophie knows little beyond the four walls of her father's bookshop, where she repairs old books and dreams of escaping the confines of her dull life. But when a strange boy and his talking cat/horse companion show up with a rare and mysterious book, she finds herself pulled into an adventure beyond anything she has ever read"--

May 1, 2016
Once was a time by Sales, Leila, author.

Once was a time

In World War II England, ten-year-old Lottie is transported via a portal to present day Wisconsin, where she must find her way back to her family and her best friend, Kitty.

May 1, 2016
The girl in the tower by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

The girl in the tower

Ever since she could remember, Violet and her mother have been locked away in a tower by the evil Queen Bogdana, who has the kingdom under her spell. The queen has all she wants except one thing-beauty. Violet possesses this beauty. When Violet is summoned by Bogdana to start training to become a real princess, it seems like her life might be taking a turn for the better. But hope quickly fades when Violet's mother is expelled from the castle and they're forbidden to see each other ever again. W

May 1, 2016
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
Astra's mixed-up mission by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author.

Astra's mixed-up mission

"Life on Starland is anything but normal these days. The Star Darlings continue to experience mysterious phenomena while trying to focus on their studies and maintain their cover. Star athlete Astra is chosen for the next Wish Mission. Her overconfident nature leads her to quick conclusions about her Wisher's true wish. Can Astra put aside her own interests and assumptions and help Emma before time runs out?"--Back cover.

May 1, 2016
The Angry Birds movie - the junior novel by Cerasi, Christopher, adapter.

The Angry Birds movie - the junior novel

A ship of pigs lands on Bird Island, and the more keep arriving, which makes Red suspicious.

May 1, 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 1, 2016