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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 17, 2014
Amelia Bedelia shapes up by Parish, Herman. author.

Amelia Bedelia shapes up

Picked last for kickball, Amelia Bedelia gets another chance to prove her athleticism when her class holds a mini-Oylympics.

Sep 17, 2014
Amy Namey in ace reporter by McDonald, Megan.

Amy Namey in ace reporter

Sep 17, 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 17, 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 13, 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 17, 2014
Digby O'Day in the fast lane by Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author.

Digby O'Day in the fast lane

Sep 17, 2014
Frank Pearl in the awful waffle kerfuffle by McDonald, Megan, author.

Frank Pearl in the awful waffle kerfuffle

"Just once, Frank Pearl would like to win at something! He is going to win a prize if it's the last thing he does. Could an amazing yo-yo trick or Cookie the parrot land him a prize? Could a blue ribbon be his at the Great Third-Grade Breakfast Bash? With three shots at a prize and Judy Moody cheering him on (sort of?), there's no way that Frank can miss out on a trophy this time" --

Sep 17, 2014
Heidi Heckelbeck gets the sniffles by Coven, Wanda.

Heidi Heckelbeck gets the sniffles

Heidi is excited about Brewster's fall festival, but she catches a cold and her magic may not be enough to make her well in time .

Sep 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2014
On impact by Ball, Nate, author.

On impact

Injured in a bicycle accident, Zack discovers that his alien houseguest has swiped his brakes, placing Zack's baseball season in jeopardy while subjecting him to an annoying little brother.

Sep 17, 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 17, 2014
Ride for your life! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Ride for your life!

"The fair has come to Mysterious Valley! Creepella is looking to forward a fun, thrilling day of rides and games with her family and friends. But one spooky rollercoaster seems to be making everyone who rides it disappear! Creepella is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery -- but what will happen when she rides the coaster herself?" --

Sep 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes!

The shape shifting Clayface ignites a feud between Superman and Batman.

Sep 17, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Creatures from planet X! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Creatures from planet X!

Superman and the Green Lantern battle Siniestro when he threatens Metropolis with thousands of insects created with his yellow power ring.

Sep 17, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Escape from future world! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Escape from future world!

When Brainiac traps Superman and Cyborg in a time machine that places them in a future world, the heroes must find a way to escape.

Sep 17, 2014
The ghost in the attic by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The ghost in the attic

"When a neighbor calls about ghostly noises in her attic, Kaz and Claire agree to investigate. Could that very familiar-looking ghost dog Kaz sees through the attic window be his lost dog, Cosmo? Venturing outside could be dangerous, but Kaz has to find a way to be reunited with Cosmo before he loses him for good."--

Sep 17, 2014