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Amelia Bedelia shapes up by Parish, Herman. author.

Amelia Bedelia shapes up

Picked last for kickball, Amelia Bedelia gets another chance to prove her athleticism when her class holds a mini-Oylympics.

Sep 25, 2014
Amy Namey in ace reporter by McDonald, Megan.

Amy Namey in ace reporter

Oct 1, 2014
Bramble and Maggie - spooky season by Haas, Jessie, author.

Bramble and Maggie - spooky season

Bramble, a persnickety but lovable horse, and Maggie, her patient owner, build an even stronger friendship as they brave the surprises of autumn. In their third adventure, Bramble and Maggie explore a new season together -- fall! Leaves crunch underfoot. Acorns ping off rooftops. It all makes Bramble feel wonderfully spooky. But Bramble's frisky-pretend-scary gait makes Maggie jumpy, and soon Bramble really is nervous. There are alarming new sights and sounds everywhere, like Mr. Dingle's scarec

Oct 1, 2014
Christmas fairy magic by McNamara, Margaret, author.

Christmas fairy magic

"There are only ten days left until Christmas, and the Fairy Bell Sisters couldn't be more excited: this year, their big sister Tinker Bell is coming home to visit! Tink says she's going to treat her sisters to the very best Christmas by bringing presents and decorations from Neverland. Then she makes her sisters promise not to do anything to prepare for the holiday--they work hard enough already! But as Christmas draws nearer--and Tink still has not arrived--Clara, Rosy, Goldie, and Sylva find

Oct 1, 2014
Claude on the slopes by Smith, Alex T.

Claude on the slopes

Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock, go to the Snowy Mountains where they throw snowballs, learn to ski, and more until Claude's loud voice starts an avalanche, trapping Sir Bobblysock and the only Mountain Rescue person under a huge pile of snow.

Oct 1, 2014
December dog by Roy, Ron, 1940- author.

December dog

After finding an unusual present-- a lost puppy-- on Christmas Eve, best friends Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy scramble to find its owner before morning.

Oct 1, 2014
Digby O'Day in the fast lane by Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author.

Digby O'Day in the fast lane

Sep 25, 2014
Escape to California by Greenhut, Josh, author.

Escape to California

While on vacation in San Francisco, Stanley meets a girl who enlists his help in performing a trick: escaping from Alcatraz.

Oct 1, 2014
Frank Pearl in the awful waffle kerfuffle by McDonald, Megan, author.

Frank Pearl in the awful waffle kerfuffle

"Just once, Frank Pearl would like to win at something! He is going to win a prize if it's the last thing he does. Could an amazing yo-yo trick or Cookie the parrot land him a prize? Could a blue ribbon be his at the Great Third-Grade Breakfast Bash? With three shots at a prize and Judy Moody cheering him on (sort of?), there's no way that Frank can miss out on a trophy this time" --

Oct 1, 2014
Heidi Heckelbeck gets the sniffles by Coven, Wanda.

Heidi Heckelbeck gets the sniffles

Heidi is excited about Brewster's fall festival, but she catches a cold and her magic may not be enough to make her well in time .

Sep 27, 2014
Herbie Jones moves on by Kline, Suzy.

Herbie Jones moves on

When his best friend's family plans to move away, Herbie Jones does what he can to cope with the change.

Oct 1, 2014
Jelly Bean by Lord, Cynthia, author.

Jelly Bean

No pets are allowed in the apartment where Suzannah and her family live, so she volunteers at a local pet shelter and plays with the dogs and cats there--but when a child whose family is moving brings in her pet guinea pig, Jelly Bean, Suzannah promises that she will find him the perfect home.

Oct 1, 2014
Leroy Ninker saddles up by DiCamillo, Kate.

Leroy Ninker saddles up

Saddle up for this first volume in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from DiCamillo's "New York Times"-bestselling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, and then it's love at first sight.

Sep 25, 2014
Lulu and the hedgehog in the rain by McKay, Hilary.

Lulu and the hedgehog in the rain

""When Lulu rescues a wild hedgehog in a storm, she knows she can't keep it as a pet--it wants to roam free. So she and her cousin Mellie come up with the neighborhood Hedgehog Club to keep it safe"--Provided by publisher"--

Oct 1, 2014
Pigsticks and Harold and the incredible journey by Milway, Alex, 1978- author, illustrator.

Pigsticks and Harold and the incredible journey

The last member of a line of explorers, unfailingly optimistic Pigsticks hires a hapless delivery hamster named Harold to be his companion for a quest that wends through jungles, deserts, and mountains in search of the Ends of the Earth.

Oct 1, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes!

The shape shifting Clayface ignites a feud between Superman and Batman.

Sep 26, 2014
The circus goes to sea by Klise, Kate.

The circus goes to sea

Many surprises are in store when Miss Flora Endora Eliza LaBuena LaPasta invites Sir Sidney's Circus to travel and perform aboard her elegant ship, the SS Spaghetti.

Oct 1, 2014
The hole to China by Rex, Michael, author, illustrator.

The hole to China

"He's digging a hole to China, in his backyard. He found a free toilet in someone's garbage. He fell into a pigpen with a muddy mega-pig. Icky Ricky is up to his eyeballs in trouble--and ick"--

Oct 1, 2014
Violet Mackerel's pocket protest by Branford, Anna, author.

Violet Mackerel's pocket protest

Violet and Rose organize a protest to save the big oak tree in Clover Park.

Sep 27, 2014
Water planet rescue by Mass, Wendy, 1967-

Water planet rescue

"Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his taxi driver dad, and a talking cat named Pockets are on an intergalactic mission to save an underwater planet in peril"--

Oct 1, 2014