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The mystery in the Forbidden City by Paris, Harper.

The mystery in the Forbidden City

Separated from their parents in Beijing, China's Forbidden City, second-grade twins Ethan and Ella luckily find an ancient map that helps them find their way.

Sep 15, 2014
Marion strikes a pose by Barkley, Callie.

Marion strikes a pose

While her friends in the Critter Club babysit frogs, second-grader Marion enters a fashion design contest.

Sep 15, 2014
Rock & roll! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Rock & roll!

When the ghost of a rock star interferes with a music concert that Dandy, Malcolm, and his sister Cocoa are attending, the ghost detectors are on the job--but this time the key to victory may be a video game.

Sep 15, 2014
Amy Namey in ace reporter by McDonald, Megan.

Amy Namey in ace reporter

Sep 15, 2014
The haunted library by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The haunted library

"When ghost boy Kaz's haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, he meets a real girl named Claire, who lives above the town library with her parents and her grandmother. Claire has a special ability to see ghosts when other humans cannot and she and Kaz quickly form a friendship."--Amazon website.

Sep 15, 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"--

Sep 15, 2014
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 15, 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" --

Sep 15, 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 15, 2014
Ride for your life! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Ride for your life!

"The fair has come to Mysterious Valley! Creepella is looking to forward a fun, thrilling day of rides and games with her family and friends. But one spooky rollercoaster seems to be making everyone who rides it disappear! Creepella is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery -- but what will happen when she rides the coaster herself?" --

Sep 15, 2014