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Still life by West, Jacqueline, 1979-

Still life

"An old magic resurfaces in twelve-year-old Olive's house, and in order to save herself, those she loves, and all of Elsewhere, she must uncover the complex history of this eerie, painted world, its magical origins, and its creator"--

Jul 7, 2014
Dreamwood by Mackey, Heather.

Dreamwood

"12-year-old Lucy Darrington goes on a quest to find her missing father in a remote, magical territory in the Pacific Northwest"--

Jul 7, 2014
Home sweet Rome by Moss, Marissa.

Home sweet Rome

To rescue her missing mother, thirteen-year-old Mira must travel to sixteenth-century Rome, where she befriends the painter Caravaggio and other artists and scientists under suspicion for being forward thinking individuals.

Jul 7, 2014
Mira's diary - lost in Paris by Moss, Marissa.

Mira's diary - lost in Paris

Mira travels to the Paris of Edgar Degas and catches a glimpse of her mother, who has been missing for several months and whom Mira suspects has become a prisoner of a temporal vortex.

Jul 7, 2014
Teacher's pets by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

Teacher's pets

"The girls are dismayed when their teacher is out sick and they have a substitute. Mr. Z makes goofy jokes and can't keep the class under control. Worst of all, he doesn't say anything when mean Darlene makes fun of Kate and Lucie. Luckily, once the girls turn into dogs, Kate and Lucie learn they can save the day--and even make a new friend"--

Jul 7, 2014
Numbed! by Lubar, David.

Numbed!

When a robot at the math museum zaps their math skills, sixth-grader Logan and his mischievous friend, Benedict, must pass a series of math challenges to retrieve their knowledge.

Jul 7, 2014
Mia's golden bird by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Mia's golden bird

When Mia is offered a job as a bird photographer, her classmates start to gossip about her and she begins to feel overwhelmed, but it's her turn to wear her summer camp friends' lucky charm bracelet which will hopefully help her out.

Jul 7, 2014
Maggie Malone and the mostly magical boots by McCarthy, Jenna.

Maggie Malone and the mostly magical boots

Devastated about having to change middle schools mid-year, Maggie Malone gets a taste of a very different life when the ugly boots Aunt Fi sends for her birthday allow her to spend a day in the life of pop sensation Becca Star.

Jul 7, 2014
Jim Averbeck presents A Hitch at the Fairmont by Averbeck, Jim.

Jim Averbeck presents A Hitch at the Fairmont

When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock.

Jul 7, 2014
Bringing down the mouse by Mezrich, Ben, 1969-

Bringing down the mouse

A mathematically gifted sixth-grader is recruited by a group of students to game the system at the biggest theme park in the world--and win the big prize.

Jul 7, 2014
Caitlin's lucky charm by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Caitlin's lucky charm

When faced with returning home from summer camp to an upset home life, Caitlin takes the first turn wearing a good-luck charm bracelet that she and her cabin roommates bought together, hoping it will turn her luck around.

Jul 7, 2014
How to outrun a crocodile when your shoes are untied by Keating, Jess.

How to outrun a crocodile when your shoes are untied

When twelve-year-old Ana's zoologist parents move the whole family into the zoo, the Sneerers--the clan of carnivorous female predators in her class--have even more ammunition to make her life miserable, although she tries to act like a chameleon and fade into the background.

Jul 8, 2014
So much for democracy by Jones, Kari (Kari Lynne), 1966- author.

So much for democracy

A Canadian family goes to Ghana. What was supposed to be a family adventure has turned into a disaster.

Jul 9, 2014
Lizzie! by Kumin, Maxine, 1925-2014.

Lizzie!

A bright, curious girl in a wheelchair who enjoys visiting a petting zoo in her Florida town uncovers a mystery surrounding a shack full of screeching monkeys.

Jul 9, 2014
Harriet the spy by Fitzhugh, Louise.

Harriet the spy

Eleven-year-old Harriet keeps notes on her classmates and neighbors in a secret notebook, but when some of the students read the notebook, they seek revenge.

Jul 9, 2014
Dream on by Mlynowski, Sarah, author.

Dream on

In this third adventure, Abby, her brother Jonah, and her friend Robin get sucked into the magic mirror and end up in the story of Sleeping Beauty, but when Robin pricks her finger and uses up the sleeping spell, Abby has to come up with a clever solution and a new happily-ever-after.

Jul 9, 2014
A wonderlandiful world by Hale, Shannon.

A wonderlandiful world

"When a mysterious being from Wonderland begins to infect Ever After High with a strange magic, everything goes topsy-turvy. Lizzie Hearts, Wonderland's future queen; Cedar Wood, daughter of Pinocchio; and Madeline Hatter, heir to the Mad Hatter's Haberdashery & Tea Shoppe, seem to be the only ones who haven't completely lost their heads. It's up to them to save their best friends forever after from a curse that threatens to give their school--and their lives--a very unhappy ending"--

Jul 11, 2014
Hunter Moran Digs Deep by Giff, Patricia Reilly/ Sheban, Chris (ILT)

Hunter Moran Digs Deep

Jul 11, 2014
Chasing the Milky Way by Moulton, Erin E.

Chasing the Milky Way

Lucy Peevey, twelve, and her best friend Cam are perfecting the robot that could win a competition, a scholarship, and a way out of Sunnyside Trailer Park when Lucy's mother goes off her medication and her manic-depressive disorder goes out of control.

Jul 11, 2014
The glass sentence by Grove, S. E., author.

The glass sentence

In 1891, in a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption--when all of the continents were flung into different time periods--thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo go in search of Sophia's uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston's foremost cartologer, who has been kidnapped.

Jul 11, 2014