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Puppy party by Wilson, Anna, 1970 Mar. 13-

Puppy party

"Summer has two weeks to plan a surprise party for her glamorous older sister April. Summer realizes that it is also her dog Honey's birthday that week--and therefore decides to plan a joint party. She decides not to mention the whole 'puppy' part of the plan to anyone except her most bestest friend Molly Cook. Cut to party day and utter mayhem is slowly unfolding"--Amazon.com.

Oct 2, 2014
The sea monster by Burchett, Jan, author.

The sea monster

Oct 2, 2014
The would-be witch by Chew, Ruth, author, illustrator.

The would-be witch

When a small white cat follows them home from Zelda's antique store, Robin and Andy find themselves in the middle of an adventure involving magic polish that brings anything it touches to life, and a coven of would-be witches.

Oct 2, 2014
The witch's boy by Barnhill, Kelly Regan.

The witch's boy

When a Bandit King comes to take the magic that Ned's mother, a witch, is meant to protect, the stuttering, weak boy villagers think should have drowned rather than his twin summons the strength to protect his family and community, while in the woods, the bandit's daughter puzzles over a mystery that ties her to Ned.

Oct 2, 2014
The witch at the window by Chew, Ruth, author, illustrator.

The witch at the window

When Nick and Marjorie find a large wooden spoon in the park, they find themselves in an adventure involving a talking starling, a witch, a hollow tree, and a book of magic spells.

Oct 2, 2014
Winterfrost by Houts, Michelle, author.

Winterfrost

Left in charge of her home and infant sibling when her parents are called away at Christmastime, Bettina disregards a family custom about leaving out rice pudding for the nisse, who make their magic known when the baby disappears.

Oct 2, 2014
Rain Reign by Martin, Ann M.

Rain Reign

Oct 2, 2014
November night by Roy, Ron, 1940-

November night

"As Thanksgiving approaches, Nate and Lucy must help Bradley and Brian find out what their shady new neighbors are up to"--

Oct 2, 2014
Tales of a sixth-grade Muppet by Scroggs, Kirk.

Tales of a sixth-grade Muppet

Sixth grader Danvers Blickensderfer really hits rock bottom when he auditions for the local talent show: His death-defying hula-hooping-ninja tribute to the great Gonzo is beat out by the world's most obnoxious middle school boy band, Emo Shun. With his daredevil dreams dashed, Danvers goes to bed wishing he could be just like his idol Gonzo. The next morning, Danvers wakes up feeling a little fuzzy... literally! He's turned into a Muppet! Fortunately, there's an internship open at the Muppet Th

Oct 2, 2014
Paula Danziger's Amber Brown horses around by Coville, Bruce.

Paula Danziger's Amber Brown horses around

Amber is excited to be spending the summer after fourth grade with her friends at Camp Cushetunk, but things start getting complicated when she learns that her worst enemy, Hannah Burton, is one of her bunkmates.

Oct 2, 2014
Twin spins! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Twin spins!

While Olivia takes on the responsibility of planning the school dance, Ivy learns that her Transylvanian grandparents want to send her to a vampire finishing school--and she is not allowed to tell Olivia about it.

Oct 2, 2014
Sleuth on skates by Beauvais, Clémentine.

Sleuth on skates

Precocious eleven-year-old self-made-supersleuth Sophie "Sesame" Seade investigates the disappearance of Jenna Jenkins, a student at Cambridge University, where Sophie's father is chaplain and her mother is Head of Christ's College.

Oct 2, 2014
Unstoppable Octobia May by Flake, Sharon, author.

Unstoppable Octobia May

In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely.

Oct 2, 2014
Tucker's countryside by Selden, George, 1929-1989.

Tucker's countryside

The adventures of a city-bred cat and mouse when they go to the country in Connecticut to visit their friend, Chester Cricket.

Oct 2, 2014
My heart is laughing by Lagercrantz, Rose, 1947-

My heart is laughing

Dani's been trying her best to stay happy ever since her best friend Ella moved away. But when some girls in Dani's class start being cruel to her, it starts a chain of rather unhappy events ... It would all be okay if only Ella would move back. The standalone sequel to the acclaimed illustrated chapter book, My Happy Life.

Oct 2, 2014
My brother's shadow by Avery, Tom (Children's story writer)

My brother's shadow

Eleven-year-old Kaia, who has felt emotionally isolated since her brother's suicide, befriends a wild boy who mysteriously appears at her London school, finding a way to communicate with him despite his being mute.

Oct 2, 2014
The wizard and the wormhole by Dahl, Michael, author.

The wizard and the wormhole

Brack, owner of the Abracadabra Hotel, has disappeared at a critical time, and once again Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu team up to solve the mystery--they know he never left the hotel, but the only clues they have is a few words scrawled on a piece of paper and a clump of fake red hair.

Oct 2, 2014
Rise of the earth dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Rise of the earth dragon

Eight-year-old Drake is snatched up by the King's soldiers and taken to the castle where he is told by the wizard Griffith that he has been chosen to be a Dragon Master like Ana, Rori, and Bo--and his first task will be to discover whether his dragon, Worm, has any special powers.

Oct 2, 2014
Red berries, white clouds, blue sky by Dallas, Sandra.

Red berries, white clouds, blue sky

"After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado"--

Oct 2, 2014
Project Superhero by Zehr, E. Paul/ Pearn, Kris (ILT)

Project Superhero

Oct 2, 2014