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The book of beasts by Barrowman, John, 1968- author. The book of beasts

Possessing extraordinary powers, including the ability to bring artwork to life, twelve-year-old twin Matt Calder must find a way to return from the Middle Ages and prevent his father from taking control of the beasts of Hollow Earth.

Oct 21, 2016
The book you're not supposed to have by Pastis, Stephan, author. The book you're not supposed to have

This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure s academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he will be grounded for life. Or maybe longer. And will Timmy's mom really marry Doorman Dave?

Oct 17, 2016
The capybara conspiracy - a novel in three acts by Perl, Erica S., author. The capybara conspiracy - a novel in three acts

Fed up with their sports-obsessed school, seventh-grade playwright Olive and her best friend Reynaldo decide to kidnap the school's capybara mascot in an attempt to get more benefits and respect for non-athletes.

Oct 20, 2016
The changer's key by Davis, Kent, 1970- author. The changer's key

Training to become a soldier in a prophesied war, Ruby Teach endures experiments by army scientists who believe her blood holds the key to victory, while Captain Teach and her motley friends embark on a daring effort to rescue her.

Oct 15, 2016
The courage test by Preller, James, author. The courage test

Will has no choice. His father drags him along on a wilderness adventure in the footsteps of legendary explorers Lewis and Clark--whether he likes it or not. All the while, Will senses that something about this trip isn't quite right. Along the journey, Will meets fascinating strangers and experiences new thrills, including mountain cliffs, whitewater rapids, and a heart-hammering bear encounter. It is a journey into the soul of America's past, and the meaning of family in the future. In the end

Oct 17, 2016
The doorway and the deep by Ormsbee, Katie, author. The doorway and the deep

Even after escaping from the Southerly Kingdom, Lottie Fiske has returned to the magical Albion Isle, despite the fact that she is a wanted criminal there, because she is seeking answers about her abilities, and her parents--but war is threatening Limn, and the answers she needs seem to lie in the Northerly Kingdom, along a road full of dangers.

Oct 17, 2016
The Dragon Lantern - a League of Seven novel by Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author The Dragon Lantern - a League of Seven novel

Archie Dent and his friends Hachi and Fergus, the first three members of a new League of Seven, a group of heroes who come together to fight the Mangleborn whenever the monsters arise to destroy humanity, undertake separate missions and in the course of their adventures meet potential candidates to join their League, while learning deep-rooted secrets that could destroy the League forever.

Oct 17, 2016
The dragonsitter takes off by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter takes off

When Eddie is asked to care for his Uncle Morton's pet dragon, he discovers that the dragon has been keeping a big secret.

Oct 21, 2016
The dragonsitter's castle by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter's castle

When Eddie visits his dad's castle, he takes his Uncle Morton's pet dragons, Ziggy and baby Arthur, with him, but Eddie isn't ready for the mayhem they cause.

Oct 21, 2016
The dragonsitter's island by Lacey, Josh, author. The dragonsitter's island

While dragonsitting on his Uncle Morton's island, Eddie swears he sees a mysterious creature swimming near the island and when the sheep begin to disappear, he starts to worry that the dragons may not be safe.

Oct 21, 2016
The Elders by Iserles, Inbali, author. The Elders

Isla continues her search for her missing brother with Haiki, a friendly fox who helps her navigate the treacherous Wildlands, and together they seek out the Elders, from whom they hope to learn ancient art of foxcraft.

Oct 20, 2016
The election day dilemma by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, author. The election day dilemma

"Cousin Alice is running for mayor, and the Boxcar Children must find out which of her opponents is using sneaky tricks to win the race!"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 17, 2016
The emerald tablet by Jolley, Dan, author. The emerald tablet

Finding an old map, Gabe and his friends follow clues to a secret chamber beneath San Francisco, where they perform what they think is a friendship ritual before strange events reveal a sinister cult from a parallel realm.

Oct 18, 2016
The evil wizard Smallbone by Sherman, Delia, author. The evil wizard Smallbone

When twelve-year-old Nick runs away from his uncle's in the middle of a blizzard, he stumbles onto a very opinionated bookstore. He also meets its guardian, the self-proclaimed Evil Wizard Smallbone, who calls Nick his apprentice and won't let him leave, but won't teach him magic, either. It's a good thing the bookstore takes Nick's magical education in hand, because Smallbone's nemesis--the Evil Wizard Fidelou--and his pack of shape-shifting bikers are howling at the borders. Smallbone might ca

Oct 17, 2016
The gathering by Poblocki, Dan, author. The gathering

Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, claiming to be from a long-lost aunt, and inviting her to Larkspur House--and she is just one of five children who find themselves gathered in this strange house with a deadly past, and apparently no intention of letting the children escape.

Oct 17, 2016
The hammer of Thor by Riordan, Rick, author. The hammer of Thor

"Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon--the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can't retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer's return is the gods' worst enemy,

Oct 17, 2016
The haunted howl by Luper, Eric, author. The haunted howl

In their third trip through the enchanted library, Cleo and Evan land in "The Werewolf's Curse" where Evan is promptly bitten by a werewolf, and the two need to find the cure--and the next key--before the full moon rises and Evan becomes stuck in this horror story forever.

Oct 17, 2016
The infinity year of Avalon James by Middleton, Dana, author. The infinity year of Avalon James

Facing bullying at home and her family being torn apart, Avalon anxiously waits with her best friend, Atticus, for the magical power they are supposed to inherit between their tenth and eleventh birthdays.

Oct 20, 2016
The initiation by Pearson, Ridley, author. The initiation

Before James grew up to be a ruthless, remorseless villain, he was a curious boy from Boston, with a penchant for trouble and an acid tongue. Thrown into a boarding school against his wishes, James winds up rooming with a most unlikely companion: a lanky British know-it-all named Sherlock Holmes ("Lock" to his friends). An heirloom Bible, donated by the Moriarty family more than a hundred years ago, has gone missing, and it doesn't take long for the two to find themselves embroiled in the school

Oct 17, 2016
The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog by Gidwitz, Adam, author. The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution.

Oct 20, 2016