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Shadows on Society Hill - an Addy mystery by Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-

Shadows on Society Hill - an Addy mystery

When her family moves to Philadelphia's Society Hill neighborhood in 1866, Addy discovers that her new home holds dangerous secrets--including one connected to the North Carolina plantation she had escaped from only two years earlier. Includes a brief overview of the experiences of African Americans during Reconstruction, the period immediately following the Civil War.

Mar 27, 2015
Stink Moody in Master of Disaster by McDonald, Megan, author.

Stink Moody in Master of Disaster

"Look up! Look out! A comet is coming, a comet is coming! Stink is camped out in the backyard with his sister, Judy, and he can't wait to lay eyes on P/2015 OZ4, also known as the Sherman-Holm Comet. But then news of an asteroid hitting Russia reaches Stink, and suddenly he's feeling squeamish (and squash-ish) about close encounters of the outer-space kind. Will donning an aluminum-foil cape and building a bunker in the basement help keep him safe? Can this fearless Asteroid Boy save Earth from

Mar 27, 2015
Nightbird by Hoffman, Alice, author.

Nightbird

Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. After all, her town is rumored to hide a monster. And two hundred years ago, a witch placed a curse on Twig’s family that was meant to last forever. But this summer, everything will change when the red moon rises. It’s time to break the spell.

Mar 27, 2015
Ms. Rapscott's girls by Primavera, Elise, author.

Ms. Rapscott's girls

"At Great Rapscott School for Girls of Busy Parents, Ms. Rapscott teaches her students How to Get Lost on Purpose, resulting in a series of fantastical adventures that makes each learn a little something about courage, strength, bravery, and teamwork"--

Mar 27, 2015
Julia and the art of practical travel by Blume, Lesley M. M., author.

Julia and the art of practical travel

In 1968, eleven-year-old Julia and her Aunt Constance are forced to sell their family home, Windy Ridge, in New York's Hudson Valley and embark on a cross-country automobile trip in search of Julia's mother, bringing only three travel trunks and some "practical travel things."

Mar 27, 2015
Great ball of light by Kuhlman, Evan, author.

Great ball of light

When a ball of light appears with the power to bring the dead back to life, twins Fiona and Fenton are determined to catch it and perform some experiments.

Mar 27, 2015
A dragon's guide to the care and feeding of humans by Yep, Laurence, 1948- author.

A dragon's guide to the care and feeding of humans

Crusty dragon Miss Drake's new pet human, precocious ten-year-old Winnie, not only thinks Miss Drake is her pet, she accidentally brings to life her "sketchlings" of mysterious and fantastic creatures hidden in San Francisco, causing mayhem among its residents.

Mar 27, 2015
Close encounters of the nerd kind by Miller, Jeff, author.

Close encounters of the nerd kind

"Out of this world! Neil Andertol never thought playing video games would make him a real-life hero. But then his favorite game, Chameleon, turned out to be the training simulator for an actual fighter jet, and Neil and the eleven other high scorers of the game were recruited to fly a top-secret rescue mission for the United States Air Force. Now it's been four months since Neil and his friends saved the planet, and the thirteen-year-old supernerd is back to playing video games... except that af

Mar 27, 2015
Blue birds by Rose, Caroline Starr, author.

Blue birds

"As tensions rise between the English settlers and the Native peoples on Roanoke Island, twelve-year-old Alis forms an impossible friendship with a native girl named Kimi"--

Mar 27, 2015
Star Wars rebels. Ezra's duel with danger by Kogge, Michael, author.

Star Wars rebels. Ezra's duel with danger

When Ezra Bridger runs into an old friends from his past, secrets about Ezra's missing parents are finally brought to light. Can Ezra unravel the mystery of their disappearance while still helping the rebels fight the Empire? The stakes are higher than ever as Imperial Agent Kallus and the fearsome Inquisitor join forces to stop the rebels. With such dangerous enemies, the team is in for the fight of their lives!

Mar 27, 2015
If you find this by Baker, Matthew, 1985-

If you find this

When the grandfather he never knew is released from prison suffering from dementia, eleven-year-old Nicholas, a mathematical and musical genius, tries to save the family's home by helping search for heirlooms Grandpa claims to have buried.

Mar 27, 2015
Janitors by Whitesides, Tyler, author.

Janitors

A sixth grader stumbles upon a secret that threatens to turn schoolchildren everywhere into mindless automatons.

Mar 27, 2015
Masks by Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Masks

After Sunita's beloved pet cat, Mittens, gets injured on her watch, she wonders if vet work is right for her. She takes an internship at a research lab, but learns that they test on animals and eventually put them to sleep. Sunita loves animals, but can she find a way to work with them without harming them?

Mar 27, 2015
The queen's shadow - a story about how animals see by Young, Cybèle, 1972- author, illustrator.

The queen's shadow - a story about how animals see

Uses the story of someone stealing a Queen's shadow at a ball to illustrate the different types of vision that various animals have, including chameleons, sharks, lancehead snakes, dragonflies, pigeons, and sea urchins.

Mar 27, 2015
Once upon a time - a story collection by Hale, Shannon, author.

Once upon a time - a story collection

"A new chapter is about to begin at Ever After High, and all students are preparing to return to school and start their Legacy Year, when they will commit to living out their fairytale destinies, repeating the famous stories of their parents"--

Mar 27, 2015
Rainbow Dash and the Daring Do double dare by Berrow, G. M., author.

Rainbow Dash and the Daring Do double dare

"Rainbow Dash is a huge fan of the Daring Do book series, but after the newest book comes out, she's not alone! Suddenly, every pony in Ponyville is reading the books! To prove she's' the ultimate fan, Rainbow Dash decides to show her friends that she can be just as brave and "daring" as her hero. But Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow's other friends worry about how far she's willing to go. Just how daring should one pony be?"--

Mar 27, 2015
Rarity and the curious case of Charity by Berrow, G. M.

Rarity and the curious case of Charity

"Rarity is excited to welcome her new apprentice, Charity, to Ponyville. Rarity is sure that the two of them will become best friends, bonding over their love of fashion and glamour. But after Charity dyes her mane and tail to look more like her mentor, and begins to copy the fashionista's every move, Rarity realizes this pony is a problem!"--

Mar 27, 2015
Night circus by Delessert, Étienne, author, illustrator.

Night circus

"Artist Etienne Delessert reflects on his lifelong pursuit of art using the dreamlike scenario of a circus procession filled with fairy-tale allusions and literary inspirations"--

Mar 27, 2015
Catch you later, traitor by Avi, 1937- author.

Catch you later, traitor

"It's 1951, and twelve-year-old Pete Collison is a regular kid in Brooklyn, New York, who loves Sam Spade detective books and radio crime dramas. But when an FBI agent shows up at Pete's doorstep, accusing Pete's father of being a Communist, Pete is caught in a real-life mystery. Could there really be Commies in Pete's family?"--

Mar 27, 2015
The Detective's Assistant by Hannigan, Kate

The Detective's Assistant

Mar 27, 2015