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Too big to run by Hapka, Cathy, author.

Too big to run

"Zach's mom has a new patient--a giant dog named Maxi who has been helping her owner train for a marathon. Maxi's knees can't handle all that running and now she needs an operation. Time for the kids in the Pet Rescue Club to help! Together they find a way to raise money for Maxi's surgery and come up with a great way for Maxi to find the perfect new career!"-

Nov 30, 2015
The ghost at the fire station by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The ghost at the fire station

When the fire station's new dog, Sparky, finds a ghost at the door of the TV room, Kaz and Claire investigate, hoping the ghost may be one of Kaz's relatives.

Nov 30, 2015
The bard and the beast by Quinn, Jordan.

The bard and the beast

Prince Lucas would rather be enjoying the outdoors with his best friend, Clara, than learning to play the lute, until a visiting bard demonstrates the power of music.

Nov 30, 2015
Spinny icky showdown by Keller, Laurie.

Spinny icky showdown

Arnie the talking doughnut and Peezo participate in a television game show, competing against other local teams in a series of challenges which include facing Nick "The Pumpernator" Pumpernickel, and still manage to solve a mystery.

Nov 30, 2015
Shaun the Sheep. Flock to the seaside by Howard, Martin (Martin J.), author.

Shaun the Sheep. Flock to the seaside

"The Flock thinks it's headed fro a day at the beach, but just when the smell of salt water is in the air. the Farmer's truck takes a turn into the Great-Piddlington-on-Sea Annual Farm Extravaganza. Bitzer's ready to compete for the gold cup for best sheepdog against his archrival, Top Dog, and his fancy eHerder ... if only he wasn't missing his Flock! Can Bitzer and Shaun work double time to round up the sheep from their beach shenanigans?" -- Back cover.

Nov 30, 2015
Ruffleclaw by Funke, Cornelia Caroline, author, illustrator.


"An earth monster decides to move in with a human family"--

Nov 30, 2015
Lucy's holiday surprise by Cooper, Ilene, author.

Lucy's holiday surprise

With still unnamed twin baby sisters at home, Bobby, owner of an boisterous pet beagle, is worried that his parents will have no time to celebrate Christmas.

Nov 30, 2015
Lola Levine is not mean! by Brown, Monica, 1969- author.

Lola Levine is not mean!

Second-grader Lola has a wonderful family, a great teacher, and the best friend ever, Josh, and they all help her feel better after she is teased and forbidden to play team sports at recess for having accidentally hurt classmate Juan during a soccer game.

Nov 30, 2015
Little Shaq by O'Neal, Shaquille, author.

Little Shaq

Seven-year-old Shaquille O'Neal, a talented basketball and video game player, learns to share the spotlight with his cousin Barry when the youngsters work together to earn money by watering plants.

Nov 30, 2015
How to hug an elephant by Winkler, Henry, 1945- author.

How to hug an elephant

When Hank gets lost during a field trip to the zoo, it turns into an adventure he will never forget.

Nov 30, 2015
Daisy by Miles, Ellen, author.


"Charles is so happy to be fostering Daisy, the cutest Boston terrier. She loves being around people and even other dogs. But when Daisy is left alone, she chews things up. And Charles can't stay with her all the time. Will he be able to help this puppy find a new home?" --

Nov 25, 2015
Captain Awesome and the mummy's treasure by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome and the mummy's treasure

"Captain Awesome ventures into the depths of a museum to reclaim a mummy's ancient treasure"--

Nov 30, 2015