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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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 toattend 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 24, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Message in a Bottle by Saxon, Victoria

Message in a Bottle

Aug 26, 2016
Mission to Moon Farm by Rocha, K. E., author.

Mission to Moon Farm

Spencer Plain has been settling into his new home in Bearhaven, the secret refuge his parents created, learning to speak Ragayo which is the bear's language, and improving his survival skills--he still does not know where his parents are, but he knows that when his best friend, a bear cub named Kate, is kidnapped it is up to him to rescue her before it is too late.

Aug 26, 2016
Mission to Moon Farm by Rocha, K. E., author.

Mission to Moon Farm

Spencer Plain has been settling into his new home in Bearhaven, the secret refuge his parents created, learning to speak Ragayo which is the bear's language, and improving his survival skills--he still does not know where his parents are, but he knows that when his best friend, a bear cub named Kate, is kidnapped it is up to him to rescue her before it is too late.

Aug 24, 2016
Misty the abandoned kitten by Webb, Holly, author.

Misty the abandoned kitten

When Amy finds an abandoned kitten in her yard, she names it Misty and takes care of it in secret from her parents, who think she is too young to have a pet of her own.

Aug 26, 2016
Moone boy - the fish detective by O'Dowd, Chris, 1980- author.

Moone boy - the fish detective

When Martin wants a video game for Christmas that his family cannot afford, he takes a job as a butcher's assistant and with the help of his imaginary friend investigates why the fish place across the street is booming.

Aug 23, 2016
Moone Boy - the fish detective by O'Dowd, Chris, 1980- author.

Moone Boy - the fish detective

Martin's parents are strapped for cash: it's going to be a budget Christmas this year. So Martin plans to buy his own presents - and attempts, unsuccessfully, to get a job. Padraic puts in a word for him with his Auntie Bridget, who runs the local butcher's shop. But her shop is struggling as the fish shop across the road undercuts her and Bridget just can't compete. No one knows how the owner, Francie Feeley, does it-- especially since he doesn't seem to employ anyone at his fish factory.

Aug 26, 2016
Moonlight brigade by London, C. Alexander, author.

Moonlight brigade

"Kit has saved Ankle Snap Alley from the Flealess, but more danger is on the way. It's time for him to step up to fight off Coyote's threat, and to restart the Moonlight Brigade in the process"--

Aug 26, 2016
Mr. Zip and the Capital Z by Bryant-Palmer, Kimberly, author.

Mr. Zip and the Capital Z

Come journey with Mr. Zip and Peanut Johnson through the wonders of The Capital Z, a shop filled with history and mystery. Find out what Peanut discovers, as he witnesses his ancestor Milkweed Johnson, then General Andrew Jackson and George Washington face both regrettable decisions... and heartening success!

Aug 21, 2016
Mrs. Moody in the Birthday Jinx by McDonald, Megan/ Madrid, Erwin (ILT)

Mrs. Moody in the Birthday Jinx

Aug 26, 2016
Nature calls by Young, Jessica (Jessica E.), author.

Nature calls

Finley and her friends are all heading to overnight camp, and Finley plans to prove to herself and her older brother that she is tough enough to get back to nature--but unfortunately her bunk mate is fussy Olivia.

Aug 26, 2016
Not as we know it by Avery, Tom (Children's story writer)

Not as we know it

Can a mysterious sea creature save eleven-year-old Jamie's very sick twin brother?

Aug 26, 2016