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Mrs. Noodlekugel and Drooly the bear by Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941- author.

Mrs. Noodlekugel and Drooly the bear

"In a wonderfully loopy third episode, Nick and Maxine are surprised to meet Captain Noodlekugel, back from the sea with a somewhat untrainable bear." --

May 29, 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
Sprout street neighbors - five stories. by Alter, Anna, 1974- author, illustrator.

Sprout street neighbors - five stories.

Relates the adventures of the animal residents of an apartment building on Sprout Street.

May 29, 2015
Squid-napped! by Ocean, Davy, author.


When Harry Hammer decides to leave Shark Point for better waters, he finds squid-tastic trouble instead in this Shark School (mis)adventure. Instead of a super-cool celebration, Harry Hammer's birthday party turns into a super-colossal embarrassment! Why do his parents always make him feel like a big baby hammerhead in front of his friends -- and his arch rival, Rick Reef? Harry decides he'd be better off alone and leaves Shark Point for faraway waters. But he comes face-to-face with a giant squ

May 29, 2015
The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo by Lynn, Sarah, 1975-

The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo

Mo and Jo are cavemen who, in three easy-to-read chapters, try to improve the smell of themselves and their cave, attempt to play hide-and-seek, and discover that there is more than one way to stay warm on a cold day.

May 27, 2015
The boy who cried shark by Ocean, Davy, author.

The boy who cried shark

Harry Hammer thinks he sees a fierce great white shark near Shark Point. He sounds the alarm and everyone panics! Turns out it's just an old basking shark, and now everyone is furious. After a couple more minnow-size mistakes, Harry sees a real great white shark and it's trouble"--Page 4 of cover.

May 29, 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 29, 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 27, 2015
The lucky wheel by Gilmore, Grace.

The lucky wheel

Each student in Maple Ridge is asked to contribute fifty cents for much needed repairs to the school but Logan has no money, so he decides to sell the buggy wheel he found by the side of the road and carefully fixed, if only he can find a buyer for a single wheel.

May 29, 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
The polar bear express by Dadey, Debbie, author.

The polar bear express

Wanting to help a lost baby polar bear return home, Kiki Coral and her mermaid friends worry that the cost of the bear's transportation will prevent them from seeing a concert performance of their favorite boy band.

May 29, 2015
The secret world of mermaids by Quinn, Jordan.

The secret world of mermaids

Lucas and Clara are floating on a raft when a wave casts them into the sea, where Lucas catches a glimpse of a coral kindom and a dark-haired mermaid helps him, but when his father, King Caleb, hears of this, he scolds Lucas and tells him he has broken an age-old pact.

May 29, 2015
The Tiger troubles by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964-

The Tiger troubles

"When Mike and Kate visit Detroit, someone is blackmailing the Tigers' famous slugger, Tony Maloney"--

May 29, 2015
Treasure - Ariel's curious kitten by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Treasure - Ariel's curious kitten

When Prince Eric plans to sail to the other side of the world, Ariel and her kitten, Treasure, try to come up with a way to go with him.

May 29, 2015
Zac strikes out by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac strikes out

May 29, 2015
Zac's quicksand by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's quicksand

May 29, 2015
Zac's skate break by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's skate break

May 29, 2015