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Abracadabra! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Abracadabra!

When their winning bottlecap is stolen by a ghost magician, Malcolm and Dandy pursue him to the abandoned Deja-View theater and try to get their prize back--without getting sawed in half in the process.

Sep 2, 2014
Apollo and the battle of the birds by Holub, Joan.

Apollo and the battle of the birds

"When a flock of angry birds threaten Zeus and his fellow Olympians, they need the help of a new friend--assuming the stranger is actually a friend! After a horrible drought, Zeus and his fellow Olympians are determined to help restore the land as they try to figure out their current mission, to find a special shield called an aegis. Thanks to some grateful villagers, who benefit from the rain and crops that the young Olympians magically create, they find the armor they need. But they are sudden

Sep 2, 2014
Ares and the spear of fear by Holub, Joan, author.

Ares and the spear of fear

The Olympians search for the spear of fear, a weapon that belongs to Ares but is currently held by the Amazonians.

Sep 2, 2014
Autumn's secret gift by Allen, Elise, author.

Autumn's secret gift

In Mother Nature's realm, sisters Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer are nature's royalty, responsible for each magical turn of the seasons, but Autumn has lost a special gift from Mother Nature and her siststers must help her find it.

Sep 2, 2014
Bella's birthday unicorn by Burkhart, Jessica, author.

Bella's birthday unicorn

Excited to receive a pet unicorn on her eighth birthday, Princess Bella worries because her friends are fighting and her parents seem to be hiding something, which Bella fears might mean that she won't get the unicorn of her dreams.

Sep 2, 2014
Burp or treat...smell my feet! by Krulik, Nancy E., author.

Burp or treat...smell my feet!

"George is ready for candy and fun--but dealing with a prank-pulling phantom and learning that his friend might move away is almost as terrifying as the super burp. There are definitely more tricks than treats in store for George when those magic burps take over. Join George as he tries to solve the mystery and keep his friends together!" --

Sep 2, 2014
Cloud Island by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer)

Cloud Island

Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine are thrilled to be visiting Cloud Island, a fluffy wonderland high in the sky over the Secret Kingdom. But wicked Queen Malice has hidden a nasty thunderbolt among the cloud bunnies and cotton candy fields. If the girls can't find it, Cloud Island will be torn apart for good!

Sep 2, 2014
Digby O'Day in the fast lane by Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author.

Digby O'Day in the fast lane

Sep 2, 2014
Enchanted palace by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Enchanted palace

When Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine find a magic box, they are whisked away to a fantastical land called the Secret Kingdom. The girls soon lend help to Trixi the pixie, and in order to save King Merry's birthday party, they will need to defeat the evil Queen Malice and her nasty thunderbolts.

Aug 27, 2014
Herbie Jones and the class gift by Kline, Suzy.

Herbie Jones and the class gift

Disaster strikes when Annabelle trusts Herbie Jones and Raymond with the job of picking up the class's gift to their teacher.

Sep 2, 2014
Herbie Jones by Kline, Suzy.

Herbie Jones

Herbie's experiences in the third grade include finding bones in the boy's bathroom, wandering away from his class on their field trip, and being promoted to a higher reading group.

Sep 2, 2014
Judy Moody, mood Martian by McDonald, Megan, author.

Judy Moody, mood Martian

When it is "Backward Day," Judy must turn her usual sour mood upside down and be happy and nice for a change.

Sep 2, 2014
Leroy Ninker saddles up by DiCamillo, Kate.

Leroy Ninker saddles up

Saddle up for this first volume in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from DiCamillo's "New York Times"-bestselling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, and then it's love at first sight.

Sep 2, 2014
Marion strikes a pose by Barkley, Callie.

Marion strikes a pose

While her friends in the Critter Club babysit frogs, second-grader Marion enters a fashion design contest.

Sep 2, 2014
Mermaid reef by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Mermaid reef

Ellie, Summer and Jasmine are set for a magical adventure deep beneath the sea. Can they help their new underwater friends save the enchanted Wishing Pearl from Queen Malice and her Storm Sprites?

Aug 27, 2014
My explosive diary by Gale, Emily, author.

My explosive diary

Eliza Boom is the daughter of a spy gadget inventor who hopes to create a great invention like her father, but first she needs to get a roll of her father's top-secret film back from the class bully Zoe Wakefield.

Sep 2, 2014
Plop! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Plop!

When Grandma Eunice gives Malcolm a strange bottle that she "won" during the 1939 World's Fair, it turns out to contain the ectoplasm of the performer that she tricked--so if Malcolm wants to keep his bottle he is going to have to figure out how to evict this stubborn ghost.

Sep 2, 2014
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the voodoo vultures from Venus by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the voodoo vultures from Venus

A small mouse named Ricky Ricotta and his best friend, a giant flying robot, save the world from Victor Von Vulture and his vicious Voodoo Vultures from Venus.

Sep 2, 2014
Rock & roll! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Rock & roll!

When the ghost of a rock star interferes with a music concert that Dandy, Malcolm, and his sister Cocoa are attending, the ghost detectors are on the job--but this time the key to victory may be a video game.

Sep 2, 2014
Teacher's pet by White, Jamie, author.

Teacher's pet

"When T.D. adds Martha's name to the substitute teacher list at Wagstaff Elementary, not even he expects a talking dog to actually fill in for Mrs. Clusky. Never one to ignore the call of duty, Martha takes the class under her wing-- er, paw-- but Helen's not sure their friendship survive Martha's teaching style. [And], is it cheating if a Spanish-speaking dog helps you with your homework? Fun word activities included!"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 2, 2014