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Zac's shark attack by Larry, H. I.

Zac's shark attack

Zac has two new gadgets to test drive. Can they help him chase sharks away from swimmers?

Apr 11, 2014
Zac's bank bust by Larry, H. I.

Zac's bank bust

Zac embarks on his new mission to stop a bank robbery and hopes that one of his two new gadgets--a rust bucket and marble flares--will help him.

Apr 11, 2014
The sand castle mystery by Keene, Carolyn.

The sand castle mystery

After some research at the library, Nancy, Bess, and George are ready to build the perfect sand castle to win first prize in a contest, but they quickly realize that someone's out to sabotage them when they find their castle ruined.

Apr 15, 2014
The missing marlin by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964-

The missing marlin

"Mike and Kate are visiting the Miami Marlins ballpark when some rare animals from the ballpark's fish tanks go missing"--

Apr 11, 2014
The ice diamond by Harrison, Paula.

The ice diamond

Princess Maya welcomes the Rescue Princesses to the kingdom of Lepari. It's a beautiful land, where the king has sworn to protect the rare snow leopards that live in the mountains. Maya and her new friends are devastated to learn about a secret plan that will harm the leopards. The girls want to save them, but first they must convince the Lepari royalty that the leopards are really at risk.

Apr 16, 2014
The flower show fiasco by Keene, Carolyn.

The flower show fiasco

"Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew are eager for some floral fun--but first they'll have to find the missing flowers! Nancy, Bess, and George couldn't be more excited. Because Nancy took care of her neighbor Mimsy Bourret's prize roses while she was in Paris, all three girls will be her VIP guests for the annual River Heights Flower Show. They can't wait for beautiful flowers, a fancy ballroom, and more desserts than they can imagine! But once the girls get to the show, disaster strikes. Mimsy Bourre

Apr 16, 2014
The crazy classroom caper by Abbott, Tony, 1952-

The crazy classroom caper

"When objects go missing in a kindergarten classroom, the Goofballs go undercover as teachers to crack the case"-- Provided by publisher.

Apr 12, 2014
The big bad blackout by McDonald, Megan.

The big bad blackout

As Hurricane Elmer hits, Judy, Stink, and the entire Moody clan hunker down and ride out the storm, but when the power goes out, Grandma Lou proposes some activities to pass the time in the dark.

Apr 16, 2014
Nina the birthday cake fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Nina the birthday cake fairy

"The Sugar & Spice Fairies' magic protects sweet treats in both Fairyland and the human world. When mean Jack Frost steals the fairies' delicious magical items, dessert everywhere takes a sour turn. Rachel and Kirsty only have one more sugar & spice charm left to find, and it belongs to Nina the Birthday Cake Fairy. If they can't find it, birthday celebrations will never be the same! Find the sugar & spice charm in each book and help save the fairy magic!" --

Apr 11, 2014
More of Monkey & Robot by Catalanotto, Peter.

More of Monkey & Robot

Presents four stories about best friends Monkey and Robot, who try out Halloween costumes, visit the beach, consider what to do with a tire they find, and figure out if it is morning or night.

Apr 16, 2014
Lulu and the rabbit next door by McKay, Hilary.

Lulu and the rabbit next door

"When Lulu's next-door neighbor doesn't seem to be looking after his rabbit properly, Lulu and her cousin Mellie devise a scheme to make him pay more attention to his pet"--

Apr 16, 2014
Lost in Bermooda by Litwin, Mike, author, illustrator.

Lost in Bermooda

"Bermooda is a tropical island that is full of walking, talking cows. Here in Bermooda the sun is perfectly bright and the breeze is perfectly warm. It's the kind of perfection that makes it seem like nothing in this mootopian paradise could ever change. But when a hu'man washes ashore, everything changes!"--from publisher's description.

Apr 16, 2014
Junie B. Jones and the stupid smelly bus - 20th-anniversary full-color edition by Park, Barbara.

Junie B. Jones and the stupid smelly bus - 20th-anniversary full-color edition

In her own words, a young girl describes her feelings about starting kindergarten and what she does when she decides not to ride the bus home.

Apr 16, 2014
Jasper John Dooley. Not in love by Adderson, Caroline, 1963-, author.

Jasper John Dooley. Not in love

Apr 16, 2014
Extraordinary Warren, a super chicken by Dillard, Sarah, 1961-

Extraordinary Warren, a super chicken

"A ordinary chicken discovers what makes him super--inside and out"--

Apr 16, 2014
Daisy's big night by Feder, Sandra V., 1963- author.

Daisy's big night

Apr 16, 2014
Clara the chocolate fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Clara the chocolate fairy

When the fairies discover that chocolate is tasteless, Rachel and Kirsty are enlisted to help Clara the chocolate fairy retrieve her magical charm from a thieving Jack Frost.

Apr 16, 2014
Chomp of the meat-eating vegetables by Cummings, Troy, author.

Chomp of the meat-eating vegetables

Alexander is used to finding monsters everywhere in Stermont, but now the school is being turned into an icebox by giant meat-eating vegetables--and his friend Rip has gone missing.

Apr 16, 2014
Captain Awesome and the missing elephants by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome and the missing elephants

"On a class field trip to the Sunnyview Memorial Zoo, Eugene McGillicudy's favorite animals--the elephants--are missing! Is Randy the tour guide really the evil Raging Radonkey, trying to ruin the field trip? Can the Sunnyview Superhero Squad save the day and find the elephants?"--

Apr 16, 2014
Bok! bok! boom! by Marko, Cyndi, author.

Bok! bok! boom!

Superheroes Gordon Blue and his brother Benny must rescue an opera star from the evil Dr. Screech before he turns her super high voice into a supersonic weapon.

Apr 16, 2014