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The Pegasus quest by Quinn, Jordan.

The Pegasus quest

"As Lucas and Clara set out to investigate some mysterious happenings in Wrenly, they discover a young horse with wings that is lost and in danger"--

May 1, 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 1, 2016
The mystery of the secret society by Paris, Harper, author.

The mystery of the secret society

"Twins Ethan and Ella go on an adventure in Greece, where they learn about the mystery-solving Society of Apollo"--

May 1, 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 1, 2016
Science fair disaster! by O'Ryan, Ray. author

Science fair disaster!

When his project malfunctions during the Intergalactic Science Fair, will Zack, a boy from Earth living on the planet Nebulon, be able get things under control before disaster erupts?

May 1, 2016
Rotten Ralph's rotten family by Gantos, Jack, author.

Rotten Ralph's rotten family

"Ralph takes a swing through his family tree to find out why he's so rotten"--

May 1, 2016
Posy the puppy by Clarke, Jane, 1954- author.

Posy the puppy

After a busy clinic sorting out the bumps and bruises of the hopeful contestants practising for the Paws and Prizes sports day, Dr KittyCat and Peanut get an emergency call. Posy is stuck in the agility tunnel and she won't come out. Has she injured her leg? Or could there be another reason why Posy was so worried about being fit for the sports day?

May 1, 2016
Pony problems by Keene, Carolyn.

Pony problems

Nancy Drew investigates when a pony from the petting zoo keeps escaping from his pen.

May 1, 2016
Perseus and the monstrous Medusa by Holub, Joan, author.

Perseus and the monstrous Medusa

Perseus and the Olympians face off against the snake-haired Medusa.

May 1, 2016
Nala by Miles, Ellen, author.


"Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Charles can't catch a break. He's never gotten into trouble in class before. Then he spotted that stray dog running around his school. Now it seems like everything he does lands him in the principal's office. Will Charles be able to find that collie pup and give her a forever home?"--Back cover.

May 1, 2016
March of the mini beasts by Hopper, Ada, author.

March of the mini beasts

"Three second-graders who love science get thrown in a wild spiral of adventures after meeting their reclusive neighbor, Dr. Gustav Bunsen. When Dr. Bunsen's growth ray hits a crate of animal figurines, the toys not only start growing, but also come to life"--

May 1, 2016
Don't disturb the dinosaurs by Hopper, Ada, author.

Don't disturb the dinosaurs

Thanks to Dr. Bunsen's latest wacky invention, second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA Set, are blasted back to the prehistoric era, where they quickly find themselves dashing from flying pterosaurs, stomping stegosaurus stampedes, and a sharp-toothed T-rex.

May 1, 2016
Clover the bunny by Clarke, Jane, 1954- author.

Clover the bunny

Clover the bunny can't wait to go on his first camping trip. But when Clover gets sick, Dr. KittyCat has to hop to it. Only she knows how to make him better in time for s'mores and campfire stories!

May 1, 2016
Claude in the spotlight by Smith, Alex T.

Claude in the spotlight

Claude the dog and his sidekick, a sock named Sir Bobblysock, join a dance act competing in a variety show for a delicious prize: unlimited cakes from Mr. Lovelybuns Bakery.

May 1, 2016
Claude in the country by Smith, Alex T, author, illustrator.

Claude in the country

Claude and Sir Bobblysock head to the country, where they help out on a farm, but when a fearsome bull interrupts the county fair, Claude must think like a cowboy to save the day.

May 1, 2016
8 class pets + 1 squirrel [divided by] 1 dog = chaos by Vande Velde, Vivian, author

8 class pets + 1 squirrel [divided by] 1 dog = chaos

A dog chases a squirrel into an elementary school one night, creating monumental chaos.

May 1, 2016