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I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode. An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! Will Oscar survive one of the most famous and devastating fires in history?

Mar 5, 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 5, 2015
Imagination according to Humphrey by Birney, Betty G., author.

Imagination according to Humphrey

"During a creative writing unit at Longfellow School, the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class practice using their imagination with their very own writing journals--and Humphrey finds out that writing from his imagination is harder than it looks"--

Mar 5, 2015
In Todd we trust by Galveston, Louise, author.

In Todd we trust

Twelve-year-old Todd Butroche has been rather distracted by a girl in middle school and other concerns, and the Toddlians, the tiny civilization created by his benevolent grossness, are convinced that he is angry with them--especially when they are confronted with a vile red thing (a moldy apple) and its horrifying inhabitant (a worm).

Mar 5, 2015
InterWorld by Gaiman, Neil.

InterWorld

At nearly fifteen years of age, Joey Harker learns that he is a Walker, able to travel between dimensions, and soon joins a team of different versions of himself, each from another dimension, to fight the evil forces striving to conquer all the worlds.

Mar 5, 2015
Invasion of the overworld - an unofficial Minecrafter's adventure by Cheverton, Mark.

Invasion of the overworld - an unofficial Minecrafter's adventure

A real-life Minecraft player liked nothing better than to intentionally harass other players, ruining their campaigns and buildings. When he's transported into the game, however, he discovers that everything inside Minecraft is actually real, and he has to learn to cooperate with others in order to stay alive!

Mar 5, 2015
Island of shipwrecks by McMann, Lisa, author.

Island of shipwrecks

Alex and his friends from Artime´ are stranded on a newly-discovered island, and they are not alone, while in Quill, his twin Aaron's power base grows as he joins with an unlikely ally in a risky plan to finally conquer Artime´.

Feb 28, 2015
Jack & Louisa - act 1 by Keenan-Bolger, Andrew, 1985- author.

Jack & Louisa - act 1

Twelve-year-olds Jack and Louisa tell, in their separate voices, of his reluctant departure from New York City and Broadway stardom to live in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where new neighbor Louisa, a "musical theater nerd," urges him to audition for the local theater's production of "Into the Woods."

Mar 5, 2015
Janitors by Whitesides, Tyler, author.

Janitors

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

Mar 5, 2015
Jasper John Dooley, you're in trouble by Adderson, Caroline, 1963- author.

Jasper John Dooley, you're in trouble

When Jasper John Dooley realizes a can of Torpedo High Energy Drink has rolled out of the vending machine instead of the bottle of apple juice he selected, he knows he shouldn't drink it. His parents had warned him about these "Bad" drinks that were full of things like sugar and caffeine. Jasper was allowed sugary things only as a special treat and only after he had eaten good things. Like celery. But Jasper finds the allure of the ice-cold can irresistible. He just has to take a sip. "Right awa

Mar 4, 2015
Jinx's fire by Blackwood, Sage.

Jinx's fire

"Jinx travels throughout the Urwald to unite its people and creatures against encroaching threats"--

Mar 5, 2015
Julia and the art of practical travel by Blume, Lesley M. M.

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 5, 2015
Katie Friedman gives up texting! (and lives to tell about it) by Greenwald, Tom, author.

Katie Friedman gives up texting! (and lives to tell about it)

"Charlie Joe Jackson's best friend Katie Friedman is tough, but can she convince her fellow middle schoolers to give up their phones for a week?"--

Mar 5, 2015
Knightley & son. K-9 by Gavin, Rohan, author.

Knightley & son. K-9

Alan Knightley and his son, Darkus, thirteen, investigate a very unusual canine case that suggests there may be werewolves afoot, and that the sinister organization, the Combination, may be involved.

Mar 5, 2015
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. The search for Zane by Howard, Kate, author.

LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. The search for Zane

Ninjago: Rebooted! The wise-cracking ninja are back with all-new adventures on Cartoon Network and all-new toys on sale everywhere. The Masters of Spinjitzu and the wise Sensei Wu are back in this brand new chapter book based on the latest season of the hit LEGO Ninjago television series on Cartoon Network! Join the ninja warriors as they fight enemies old and new and encounter challenges that will test their strength. Will they be victorious in the battles ahead? Only time will tell!

Mar 5, 2015
Listen, slowly by Lai, Thanhha, author.

Listen, slowly

Assisting her grandmother's investigation of her grandfather's fate during the Vietnam War, Mai struggles to adapt to an unfamiliar culture while redefining her sense of family.

Mar 5, 2015
Loch Ness punster by Klise, Kate.

Loch Ness punster

Twelve-year-old Seymour Hope and his ghostly "mother" Olive go to Scotland to claim a castle inherited from Ignatius Grumply's punster uncle, Ian, but while they tend an aged tortoise and face an unscrupulous developer, Iggie deals with Ian's ghost and an inept insurance agent.

Mar 5, 2015
Lost boy by Green, Tim, 1963- author.

Lost boy

After a near-fatal car accident, twelve-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor, from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father.

Mar 5, 2015
Love or something like it by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Love or something like it

"As summer approaches, April is conflicted about going to camp and missing time with new boyfriend Matt and her friend Sophie, who'll be visiting. Is her flame with Matt strong enough to survive a long absence?"--

Mar 5, 2015
Lucky strike by Pyron, Bobbie, author.

Lucky strike

Nathaniel Harlow lives with his grandfather in a trailer park in Franklin County, Florida, and he has always been unlucky--but when he is struck by lightning on his eleventh birthday and survives, it seems like his luck starts to change.

Mar 5, 2015