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Horus and the curse of everlasting regret by Voskuil, Hannah.

Horus and the curse of everlasting regret

In 1934, hoping to earn the $1,000 reward they both need, young Peter and Tunie team up with Tunie's bat, Perch, and an Egyptian boy, Horus, cursed and mummified at age ten, to find a ten-year-old missing girl, Dorothy James.

Aug 31, 2016
Howard Wallace, P.i. by Lyall, Casey

Howard Wallace, P.i.

Aug 31, 2016
Hundred percent by Young, Karen Romano, author.

Hundred percent

Christine Gouda, called Tink, and her best friend Jackie are entering sixth grade, and suddenly everything seems awkward and just plain wrong--boys are behaving differently, clothes do not fit the way they should, long term friendships suddenly seem tenuous, and most of all she needs a new nickname because "Tink" just does not fit anymore.

Aug 31, 2016
I am drums by Grosso, Mike, author.

I am drums

"A single-minded twelve-year-old drummer, challenged by her school's budget cuts and her family's financial woes, must find a way to keep her dreams of drumming alive"--

Aug 31, 2016
Insert coin to continue by Anderson, John David, 1975- author.

Insert coin to continue

Middle-schooler Bryan wakes up to find that his life has become a video game, with bullies to beat, races to run, puzzles to solve, and much more at stake.

Aug 31, 2016
Jonny Jakes investigates the old school ghoul by Judge, Malcolm, author.

Jonny Jakes investigates the old school ghoul

Fresh from his triumph in exposing the principal of his school as an alien, investigative reporter Jonny Jakes (an alias) and his underground newspaper are confronted by another problem--the new principal, Mr. Chattersly, has established a competing school newspaper, and by-the-way he is sharing a body with the infamous first principal, Victory Piggot, a notorious school ghoul.

Aug 31, 2016
Juana and Lucas by Medina, Juana

Juana and Lucas

Aug 31, 2016
Jubilee by Giff, Patricia Reilly, author.

Jubilee

"Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through"--

Aug 31, 2016
Keep a lid on it, Pandora! by McMullan, Kate.

Keep a lid on it, Pandora!

In this modern version of Greek mythology, Hades, King of the Underworld, tells the real story of Pandora opening the box and releasing all the evils of mankind into the world.

Aug 31, 2016
Knightley & son - 3 of a kind by Gavin, Rohan, author.

Knightley & son - 3 of a kind

Who will hold the winning hand? Sherlock meets Ocean's Eleven in this wickedly funny, action-packed crime caper. Darkus Knightley is used to expecting the unexpected. An extraordinary solver of crimes, with immense powers of deduction, and regularly found bedecked in tweed, Darkus is anything but the average 13-year-old. But he is the person to call when strange goings-on are afoot! Despite trying to leave his detective ways behind to lead a normal teenage life, when his father's loyal housekeep

Aug 31, 2016
Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Rudden, Dave, author.

Knights of the Borrowed Dark

A young orphan learns that monsters can grow out of the shadows in our world, and there is an ancient order of knights who keep them at bay.

Aug 31, 2016
Last-but-not-least Lola and a Knot the Size of Texas by Pakkala, Christine/ Hoppe, Paul (ILT)

Last-but-not-least Lola and a Knot the Size of Texas

Aug 31, 2016
Lion Island - Cuba's warrior of words by Engle, Margarita, author.

Lion Island - Cuba's warrior of words

A biographical novel about Antonio Chuffat, a Chinese-African-Cuban messenger boy in 1870s Cuba who became a translator and documented the freedom struggle of indentured Chinese laborers in his country.

Aug 31, 2016
Lost in the end by Morgan, Winter, author.

Lost in the end

Harriet, Jack, and Toby are treasure hunters, searching the Minecraft world for its most valuable hidden secrets. In an abandoned mineshaft, they discovered the first of three lost journals that once belonged to William, a legendary explorer who has gone missing. The journals have taken them on a daring adventure to a secret temple deep within a desert biome, then into the perilous depths of the Nether. Now the treasure hunters are facing their greatest challenge yet. This time, they're certain

Aug 31, 2016
Lucy by Cecil, Randy.

Lucy

Lucy is a small dog without a home. She had one once, but she remembers it only in her dreams. Eleanor is a little girl who looks forward to feeding the stray dog that appears faithfully beneath her window each day. Eleanor's father is a juggler with stage fright. The overlapping stories of three delightful characters, offering a slightly different perspective each time, come together in a truly original, beautifully illustrated book for dog (and underdog) lovers of all ages.

Aug 31, 2016
Making friends with Billy Wong by Scattergood, Augusta, author.

Making friends with Billy Wong

In 1952 eleven-year-old Azalea is sent to Paris Junction, Arkansas, to help out her grandmother who has injured her foot, but does not really seem to want her help; Billy Wong is a Chinese-American boy whose uncle owns the local grocery store, in town to attend the "white" school, since the Chinese mission school has closed, but frustrated by the overt prejudice of the local children--and over the summer the two begin to forge a friendship.

Aug 31, 2016
Makoons by Erdrich, Louise, author.

Makoons

Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

Aug 31, 2016
Mark of the plague by Sands, Kevin, author.

Mark of the plague

As the plague decimates London in 1665 and an assassin threatens the apothecary's life, apprentice Christopher Rowe and his faithful friend Tom, following a trail of puzzles, riddles, and secrets, risk their lives to untangle the heart of a dark conspiracy.

Aug 31, 2016
Maxi's secrets - (or what you can learn from a dog) by Plourde, Lynn, author.

Maxi's secrets - (or what you can learn from a dog)

"Fifth-grader Timminy, who's small for his age and new in town, isn't eager to start middle school--but he gets a great consolation prize in Maxi, a big, deaf, lovable dog"--

Aug 31, 2016
Message in a Bottle by Saxon, Victoria

Message in a Bottle

Aug 28, 2016