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Penny Dreadful is a complete catastrophe by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful is a complete catastrophe

Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster. Starring in three brand-new stories, Penny creates mishap, mayhem and misadventure wherever she goes!

Jul 24, 2016
Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster

"My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' bit is my dad's joke. But I do not see the funny side. Plus it is not even true that I am dreadful. It's just that sometimes my brilliant ideas don't work out completely brilliantly. Like, I didn't mean for my cousin to end up bald and covered in superglue, and I also didn't mean to steal our neighbour's dog and make him speak Russian. It is not my fault. I can't help it. I'm just a Magnet for Disaster"--Back cover. Fi

Jul 24, 2016
Penny Dreadful is a record breaker by Nadin, Joanna.

Penny Dreadful is a record breaker

"Three hilarious short stories in one book: Penny Dreadful versus the Vampire, in which Penny is worried about growing up to be a clown and decides to embark on a career as a vampire hunter instead; Penny Dreadful Looks on the Bright Side, in which miserable Grandma Grimshaw comes to stay and Penny and her best friend Cosmo appeal to her softer side, and Penny Dreadful and the World Record, in which Penny attempts to get her name in the record books."--Publisher information. First person recount

Jul 24, 2016
Penny Dreadful is incredibly contagious by Nadin, Joanna, author.

Penny Dreadful is incredibly contagious

Jul 24, 2016
Peril at the top of the world by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Peril at the top of the world

When a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt go missing in Russia, the Kidd siblings head to St. Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to find the bad guys and locate the treasure.

Jul 24, 2016
Ranger in Time. Race to the South Pole by Messner, Kate, author.

Ranger in Time. Race to the South Pole

Once again the mysterious box takes the golden retriever Ranger back in time, and he finds himself on Robert Falcon Scott's ship, the Terra Nova, headed for Antarctica, where his mission is to save Jack Nin, a Chinese-Maori stowaway from New Zealand, from the blizzards, unstable ice, and the other hazards that lie ahead for the doomed expedition.

Jul 24, 2016
Robots rule the school by Hopper, Ada, author.

Robots rule the school

Mrs. Bell challenges her science students to invent their own robots but when they start malfunctioning it becomes up to the DATA Set to deprogram the machines before an army of robots take over the school.

Jul 20, 2016
Rookie of the year by Bildner, Phil.

Rookie of the year

"Rip and Red find that fifth grade continues to challenge them in brand-new ways and discover that sometimes radical change is nothing to be afraid of"--

Jul 24, 2016
School of the dead by Avi, 1937- author.

School of the dead

For most of Tony Gilbert's life, he has thought of his uncle as "Weird Uncle Charlie." That is, until Uncle Charlie moves in with Tony and his family. Uncle Charlie is still odd, of course--talking about spirits and other supernatural stuff--but he and Tony become fast friends, and Tony ends up having a lot of fun with Uncle Charlie. When Uncle Charlie dies suddenly, Tony is devastated. Then he starts seeing Uncle Charlie everywhere! It doesn't help that Tony switched schools--it was Uncle Charl

Jul 22, 2016
Serafina and the Twisted Staff by Beatty, Robert, 1963- author.

Serafina and the Twisted Staff

In 1899, when an evil threatens all the humans and animals of the Blue Ridge Mountains, twelve-year-old Serafina, rat catcher for the Biltmore estate and the daughter of a shapeshifting mountain lion, must search deep inside herself and embrace the destiny that awaits her.

Jul 24, 2016
Skeleton Island by Sage, Angie, author.

Skeleton Island

Stranded overnight during a school trip to Skeleton Island, Araminta and her best friend Wanda must thwart a terrifying crew of pirate skeletons.

Jul 24, 2016
Snap of the super-goop by Cummings, Troy, author.

Snap of the super-goop

Alexander keeps seeing monsters he has previously conquered, but every time he gets close they disappear and his friends are beginning to think he is delusional--but when one of their teachers turns into a blob of super-goop right before their eyes they realize the team is dealing with a shape-shifter, and it is after the Notebook of Doom.

Jul 20, 2016
Soar by Wymer, Tracy Edward, author.

Soar

Seventh grader Eddie is determined honor his father°

Jul 24, 2016
Spirit animals, fall of the beasts. 3, The return by Johnson, Varian, author.

Spirit animals, fall of the beasts. 3, The return

Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan race to stop an ancient enemy with the power to strip spirit animals from their partners, while one young hero faces the loss of a spirit companion.

Jul 24, 2016
Stars so sweet by Dairman, Tara, author.

Stars so sweet

"Just as Gladys Gatsby prepares to enter the complicated world of middle school, her secret gig as the New York Standard's youngest restaurant critic won't be a secret much longer--and Gladys must enlist the help of her Parisian aunt to be true to herself, and honest with her friends and family"--

Jul 24, 2016
Stay a spell by Time, Nicholas O., author.

Stay a spell

Three middle schoolers travel back in time to 1977 with the help of a magical library book.

Jul 24, 2016
Sticks & stones by Cooper, Abby, author.

Sticks & stones

Twelve-year-old Elyse has a rare genetic disorder makes the words other people say about her appear on her body.

Jul 24, 2016
Still a Work in Progress by Knowles, Jo

Still a Work in Progress

Jul 24, 2016
Sting by Watson, Jude, author.

Sting

March and Jules are teenage twins, following in their father's footsteps as jewel thieves, but when their latest job goes wrong they end up with one jewel, a sapphire called the Morning Star, one of three cursed jewels--and the only way they can break the curse is to elude the FBI, Interpol, and a gang of international criminals, find the other two jewels, and reunite them.

Jul 24, 2016
Supergirl at Super Hero High by Yee, Lisa, author.

Supergirl at Super Hero High

Jul 24, 2016