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Fossil frenzy by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Fossil frenzy

"A missing dinosaur tooth makes for a massive investigation in this Hardy Brothers Secret Files Mystery. Frank and Joe are excited for their field trip to the Bayport Museum of Natural History with their science club. Not only will they get to see some awesome dinosaur skeletons on display, but they also get to go on their very own fossil dig on the museum grounds. At the dig, fellow classmate Tico uncovers an old dinosaur tooth--even though Tico's biggest competition in the club, Aisha, claims

May 25, 2015
Anna, Banana, and the friendship split by Rissi, Anica Mrose.

Anna, Banana, and the friendship split

Anna and Sadie have always been best friends so when Sadie suddenly starts being mean, Anna is very sad and seeks support from her dog Banana and classmate Isabel, as well as advice from her brother Chuck and her parents.

May 25, 2015
The emerald berries by Green, Poppy.

The emerald berries

Eight-year-old Sophie learns about some special emerald berries that will make the perfect color for a painting she wants to do, so she asks her friend Hattie to go with her to Weedsnag Way, a part of the forest that is far from home and very frightening.

May 25, 2015
Zac strikes out by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac strikes out

May 25, 2015
The case of the missing carrot cake by Newman, Robin, author.

The case of the missing carrot cake

When Miss Rabbit's carrot cake goes missing on Ed's farm, Detectives Wilcox and Griswold do what it takes to track down the thieves.

May 25, 2015
Ship of secrets by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Ship of secrets

"It's finally summer vacation, and the Hardy family is headed on a cruise to the Caribbean. As they board the ship with their parents, Frank and Joe can't believe all the fun that's in store for them. There are three-story slides, playgrounds, ball pits, four pools, and an arcade. There are concerts and magic shows at night, while jugglers and clowns wander the deck during the day. In addition to all of the fun, the Hardys discover that former pop idol and lead singer of the Lightening Bolts, Iz

May 23, 2015
The mystery across the secret bridge by Paris, Harper. author.

The mystery across the secret bridge

While in Machu Picchu, Peru, with their parents, eight-year-old twins Ethan and Ella cross a secret bridge and discover a mysterious stone sculpture.

May 23, 2015
Maybelle goes to tea by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle goes to tea

Maybelle the cockroach follows the advice of her new fly friend Maurice and tumbles into a terrifying but tasty adventure during Mrs. Peabody's Ladies' Spring Tea.

May 22, 2015
Maybelle and the haunted cupcake by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle and the haunted cupcake

Maybelle the cockroach is tired of all the rules she must follow to safely get food from Mr. and Mrs. Peabody's kitchen, but when Bernice, an ant with a head cold, insists on helping out, the situation only gets worse.

May 22, 2015
Camping chaos by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Camping chaos

"Frank and Joe are excited to go camping with their friends in Bayport State Park for the annual "Fun With Camping" event. They are ready for hiking, bonfires, and s'mores--and especially for the tent decorating competition, which the boys are determined to win. But just a few nights into the trip, decorations start to go missing. First Frank and Joe hear strange noises outside their tent. Then they see a set of unique footprints at the campsite. It seems like someone--or something--is out to sa

May 22, 2015
The best bat by Howard, Ryan, 1979- author.

The best bat

A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard. Little Rhino's baseball season is in full swing! Grandpa James even buys Rhino a new bat as a reward for keeping up with all of his schoolwork. But, after practice, Rhino's bat goes missing! With a big game coming up, will Rhino be able to find his bat in time to help his team?

May 22, 2015
The great escape by Dixon, Franklin W, author.

The great escape

When television wildlife celebrities Jumpin' Jack and his son bring their menagerie to Bayport Elementary, Frank and Joe are on the case for a boa constrictor that goes missing.

May 22, 2015
Star Wars rebels. Fight the Empire by Fentiman, David, author.

Star Wars rebels. Fight the Empire

Details the exploits of the crew of the Ghost and how they stand up to the fearsome Galactic Empire.

May 22, 2015
Wonder Woman vs. Circe by Sutton, Laurie.

Wonder Woman vs. Circe

In her quest to destroy Wonder Woman, Circe the immortal sorceress has unleashed the Trinity Beast, an ancient, magical monster which steals her powers--and Wonder Woman must fight to save both the world and her mortal enemy.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween

Usually Zeke loves Halloween, but this year things just seem to be going wrong--he is having trouble finding a good costume, the costume parade at school is a disaster, and he has to take his little sister trick-or-treating.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play

Zeke's third grade class is putting on a play and Zeke is unhappy and annoyed with what he sees as too small a role--until his mother teaches him the meaning of the saying "there are no small parts, only small actors."

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along

When his little sister's friends cannot go with her to the Princess Sing-Along concert, Zeke feels he has to go to cheer her up on her birthday--but on Monday morning he has to give a report in class about what he did on the weekend.

May 20, 2015
Sniff a skunk! by Amato, Mary.

Sniff a skunk!

Unlike their thieving parents, ten-year-old twins Billy and Jillian Crook like to do good deeds, including rescuing a baby skunk. Features activities.

May 20, 2015
Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan by Rylant, Cynthia.

Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan

Stumpy, Murray, Gwendolyn, and Kona recruit Herman the crow and 200 owls to help with their Master Plan to assist the animals of Gooseberry Park that are in trouble because of a months-long drought.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team

Third-grader Zeke's soccer experience is proving to be a disaster--all of his friends are on a different team, while his team is dominated by a bully who hogs the ball and knocks down anyone who gets in his way.

May 20, 2015