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The galactic B.U.R.P. by Mass, Wendy, 1967- author.

The galactic B.U.R.P.

While trying to stop thieves from getting the last known canisantha plant for an unknown purpose, eight-year-old Intergalactic Security Force deputy Archie is mistaken for someone very important and directed by his trainer, Pockets the cat, to go on a spy mission aboard a B.U.R.P. ship.

May 23, 2016
The ghost in the tree house by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The ghost in the tree house

A group of girls in Claire's town have noticed strange sights and sounds coming from the tree house where their club meets. Is it a rival boys' club trying to scare them away? Or is it a ghost? The girls ask Claire to tackle the mystery--and Kaz hopes to finally find the rest of his missing family members!

May 19, 2016
The gold medal mess by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The gold medal mess

"Five friends are ready for their school's Olympics field day. But not everyone wants to play fair someone is trying to ruin the events! Can the kids in the Most Valuable Player club solve the mystery, save the Olympics, and take home the gold? Includes sports facts"--

May 23, 2016
The haunted boardwalk by Redbank, Tennant, author.

The haunted boardwalk

"Strange things are happening at the Malibu Mini-Golf Park! Creaks and howls and bumps can be heard all through the night. Will Barbie and her sisters solve the mystery of the haunted boardwalk?"--

May 23, 2016
The mysterious moonstone by Luper, Eric, author.

The mysterious moonstone

Neither Cleo nor Evan like the new school librarian, Ms. Crowley, but they are very curious about where she disappears to at the back of the library, so one day they follow her--and find a secret door, a magical library full of locked books, and a letter from the previous librarian telling them that she is trapped somewhere between the covers of one of the enchanted books, and they must travel through the stories in order to save her.

May 23, 2016
The new kid by Gilmore, Grace, author.

The new kid

"There's a new kid in Logan's one-room school house. He's quiet and has thick glasses and the other students are sure he's trouble. When a new book goes missing from the classroom's book shelf, accusations fly. Logan decides he must track down the book--with the help of his new friend--and teaches the class that there is always room for more in their small school house"--

May 19, 2016
The spy's secret by Luper, Eric, author.

The spy's secret

In their second trip through the enchanted library, the new key lands Cleo and Evan in the middle of a spy story, where their impossible mission is to stop a traitor who calls himself Viper--and they find themselves working with the replacement librarian, Ms. Crowley, whose exact role in their adventures is becoming increasingly mysterious.

May 23, 2016
Too big to hide by McAnulty, Stacy, author.

Too big to hide

Nine-year-old Frank, his cousin Sam, and cat Saurus's efforts to keep Peanut the newly-hatched dinosaur's existence a secret become more complicated when their grandmother finds a new fossil that looks like Peanut's horn, but a thousand times bigger, and a crew comes to make a movie about it.

May 23, 2016
Twist and shout by Dadey, Debbie, author.

Twist and shout

When Echo injures her tail, she can't compete in the Poseidon Tail Flippers team competition. Will Echo find a way to help her team win from the sidelines?

May 23, 2016
Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club by Styles, Walker, author.

Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club

Mega-superstar David Bow-Wowie is ready to rock and roll at the Bow-Wow Club until all the instruments mysteriously disappear, but Rider and the P.I. pack are ready to solve the musical mystery.

May 23, 2016
Undercover! by Siegal, Ida, author.

Undercover!

"When Emma finds an old note in a lost library book, she knows she has her next case. But when the clues lead to an off-limits tower in a New York City library, she has to learn an extra-special reporter trick: how to go undercover! Will Emma save the day, or get herself and her friends in big trouble?"--Cover.

May 23, 2016