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The accidental hero by Myklusch, Matt.

The accidental hero

Twelve-year-old Jack, freed from a dismal orphanage, makes his way to the elusive and impossible Imagine Nation, where a mentor saves him from dissection and trains him to use his superpower, despite the virus he carries that makes him a threat.

Oct 8, 2015
The Afterlife Academy by Cole, Frank, 1977-

The Afterlife Academy

A twelve-year-old boy and his Guardian Agent, sent from The Afterlife Academy on his first mission, must work together and save Earth from an eclectic horde of blundering enemies.

Oct 8, 2015
Ava and Taco Cat by Weston, Carol, author.

Ava and Taco Cat

Fifth-grader Ava writes in her diary about her family, losing her best friend to a new girl, and adopting an injured, skittish, and very special cat.

Oct 8, 2015
Billy Sure, kid entrepreneur and the cat-dog translator by Sharpe, Luke (Children's fiction writer), author.

Billy Sure, kid entrepreneur and the cat-dog translator

It seems like everything Billy Sure invents becomes an instant hit. His latest invention is the Cat-Dog Translator, a device that will finally let cat and dog owners in on what their pets are tryng to say. But, as Billy soon learns, when pets start talking, there's no telling what kinds of embarrassing secrets they could reveal! Is the world ready for Billy to unleash his latest invention?

Oct 8, 2015
The Boxcar Children ghost-hunting special by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

The Boxcar Children ghost-hunting special

"Wherever the Boxcar Children go, they discover haunted havens, spooky sights, and mysterious old legends come to life! Here are three of their ghostliest adventures."--

Oct 8, 2015
The chameleon attack by Patton, Jack, author.

The chameleon attack

Oct 8, 2015
Twist my charm - the popularity spell by Gallagher, Toni.

Twist my charm - the popularity spell

Eleven-year-old Cleo is having trouble fitting in at her private school in Los Angeles, but when she and her friend Sam try to improve things using the voodoo doll her Uncle Arnie sent, there are unexpected results.

Oct 8, 2015
Forces of nature by Ball, Nate, author.

Forces of nature

"Ever since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee's window, Zack's life has gone in some unexpected directions. But when everything goes wrong on the McGee family camping trip, Zack's going to need Amp's alien scouting skills to navigate the great outdoors and find their way back to civilization!" --

Oct 8, 2015
Cry wolf by Mercer, Sienna.

Cry wolf

To their classmates, Daniel and Justin are identical twin brothers. But in fact they couldn't be more different. On their thirteenth birthday, one is destined to turn into a werewolf...! This full moon is going to change everything. Will Riley and Debi find out the boys' secret? And what will happen to the band?

Oct 8, 2015
Friendly foal by Mackall, Dandi Daley.

Friendly foal

Twelve-year-old Winnie faces three big problems--an orphan foal who won't eat, the miniature horse she has trouble training, and a classmate who seems to be an unreliable friend.

Oct 8, 2015
A lot to tackle by Payton, Belle, author.

A lot to tackle

While Ava worries about the security of her father's job as the high school football coach, Alex is upset with her grade on her latest French test.

Oct 8, 2015
Doary of a Mionecraft Zombie. Book 9- Zombie's Birthday Apocalypse by

Doary of a Mionecraft Zombie. Book 9- Zombie's Birthday Apocalypse

Oct 8, 2015
The fall by Preller, James.

The fall

In writing in his journal about middle school classmate Morgan Mallen's suicide from bullying, Sam explores whether he was a friend, or one of the bullies who ignored her at school and tormented her online.

Oct 8, 2015
The entirely true story of the unbelievable fib by Shaughnessy, Adam, 1973-

The entirely true story of the unbelievable fib

When eleven-year-old Pru and new boy ABE discover another world beneath their quiet town, where Viking gods lurk just out of sight, they must race to secure the Eye of Odin, source of all knowledge--and the key to stopping a war that could destroy both human and immortal realms.

Oct 8, 2015
The keeper by Baldacci, David, author.

The keeper

Vega Jane and her friend Delph have taken the map that Quentin Harris left them and set out from the town of Wormwood, determined to brave the Quag and find freedom on the other side--but the Quag was designed to keep the town people in, and it is filled with bloodthirsty creatures and sinister magic, and it is not going to let them escape unscathed.

Oct 8, 2015
Green thumbs-up! by Meyerhoff, Jenny.

Green thumbs-up!

Third-grader Anna has had trouble making friends since her family moved from a small town in New York to Chicago, but a group project at school leads to new opportunities, including friendships, a club, and a garden she can work in, just like in her last home.

Oct 8, 2015
Crenshaw by Applegate, Katherine, author.


"A story about a homeless boy and his imaginary friend that proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary"--

Oct 8, 2015
Beware the power of the dark side! - an original retelling of Star Wars- Return of the Jedi by Angleberger, Tom, author.

Beware the power of the dark side! - an original retelling of Star Wars- Return of the Jedi

Presents a retelling of the third Star Wars movie, featuring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia as they battle the Empire.

Oct 8, 2015
Unusual chickens for the exceptional poultry farmer by Jones, Kelly (Kelly Anne), 1976-

Unusual chickens for the exceptional poultry farmer

Through a series of letters, Sophie Brown, age twelve, tells of her family's move to her Great Uncle Jim's farm, where she begins taking care of some unusual chickens with help from neighbors and friends.

Oct 8, 2015
Look both ways in the Barrio Blanco by Rose, Judith Robbins, author.

Look both ways in the Barrio Blanco

When Jacinta Juarez is paired with a rich, famous mentor, she is swept away from the diapers and dishes of her own daily life into a world of new experiences. But crossing the line into Miss's world is scary. Half of Jacinta aches for the comfort of Mama and the familiar safety of the barrio, while the other half longs to embrace a future that offers more than cleaning stuff for white people. When her family is torn apart, Jacinta needs to bring the two halves of herself together to win back eve

Oct 8, 2015