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Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween

Usually Zeke loves Halloween, but this year things just seem to be going wrong--he is having trouble finding a good costume, the costume parade at school is a disaster, and he has to take his little sister trick-or-treating.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play

Zeke's third grade class is putting on a play and Zeke is unhappy and annoyed with what he sees as too small a role--until his mother teaches him the meaning of the saying "there are no small parts, only small actors."

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along

When his little sister's friends cannot go with her to the Princess Sing-Along concert, Zeke feels he has to go to cheer her up on her birthday--but on Monday morning he has to give a report in class about what he did on the weekend.

May 20, 2015
Sniff a skunk! by Amato, Mary.

Sniff a skunk!

Unlike their thieving parents, ten-year-old twins Billy and Jillian Crook like to do good deeds, including rescuing a baby skunk. Features activities.

May 20, 2015
Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan by Rylant, Cynthia.

Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan

Stumpy, Murray, Gwendolyn, and Kona recruit Herman the crow and 200 owls to help with their Master Plan to assist the animals of Gooseberry Park that are in trouble because of a months-long drought.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team

Third-grader Zeke's soccer experience is proving to be a disaster--all of his friends are on a different team, while his team is dominated by a bully who hogs the ball and knocks down anyone who gets in his way.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the no-fun fund-raiser by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the no-fun fund-raiser

Zeke's school is having a fund-raiser and the student who sell the most cake mix will get four tickets to Thrillsville Amusement Park, but Zeke is not having much luck until his great-grandmother gives him a lesson in salesmanship--and he takes his little sister with him.

May 20, 2015
Maybelle goes to tea by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle goes to tea

Maybelle the cockroach follows the advice of her new fly friend Maurice and tumbles into a terrifying but tasty adventure during Mrs. Peabody's Ladies' Spring Tea.

May 22, 2015
Maybelle and the haunted cupcake by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle and the haunted cupcake

Maybelle the cockroach is tired of all the rules she must follow to safely get food from Mr. and Mrs. Peabody's kitchen, but when Bernice, an ant with a head cold, insists on helping out, the situation only gets worse.

May 22, 2015
The secret world of mermaids by Quinn, Jordan.

The secret world of mermaids

Lucas and Clara are floating on a raft when a wave casts them into the sea, where Lucas catches a glimpse of a coral kindom and a dark-haired mermaid helps him, but when his father, King Caleb, hears of this, he scolds Lucas and tells him he has broken an age-old pact.

May 22, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 4, The great ice engine by David, Erica, author.

Anna & Elsa. 4, The great ice engine

When Kristoff and the ice harvesters challenge Oaken and his new invention to a friendly contest, Oaken, Elsa, and Anna becomes embroil in a mystery involving a missing ice harvesting machine.

May 22, 2015
Sprout street neighbors - five stories. by Alter, Anna, 1974- author, illustrator.

Sprout street neighbors - five stories.

Relates the adventures of the animal residents of an apartment building on Sprout Street.

May 22, 2015
The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo by Lynn, Sarah, 1975-

The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo

Mo and Jo are cavemen who, in three easy-to-read chapters, try to improve the smell of themselves and their cave, attempt to play hide-and-seek, and discover that there is more than one way to stay warm on a cold day.

May 22, 2015
Zac's quicksand by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's quicksand

May 22, 2015
Chloe the kitten by Small, Lily, author.

Chloe the kitten

Chloe, a Cobweb Kitten, is fluttering through Hawthorn Hedgerows in the enchanted realm of Misty Wood decorating cobwebs with dewdrops when she meets a baby mouse who is lost and afraid.

May 22, 2015
Chelsea the congratulations fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Chelsea the congratulations fairy

When Jack Frost steals Chelsea the Congratulations Fairy's magic items, no one can celebrate special occasions, and it is up to Rachel and Kirsty to help retrieve them.

May 22, 2015
Camping chaos by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Camping chaos

"Frank and Joe are excited to go camping with their friends in Bayport State Park for the annual "Fun With Camping" event. They are ready for hiking, bonfires, and s'mores--and especially for the tent decorating competition, which the boys are determined to win. But just a few nights into the trip, decorations start to go missing. First Frank and Joe hear strange noises outside their tent. Then they see a set of unique footprints at the campsite. It seems like someone--or something--is out to sa

May 22, 2015
The best bat by Howard, Ryan, 1979- author.

The best bat

A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard. Little Rhino's baseball season is in full swing! Grandpa James even buys Rhino a new bat as a reward for keeping up with all of his schoolwork. But, after practice, Rhino's bat goes missing! With a big game coming up, will Rhino be able to find his bat in time to help his team?

May 22, 2015
The great escape by Dixon, Franklin W, author.

The great escape

When television wildlife celebrities Jumpin' Jack and his son bring their menagerie to Bayport Elementary, Frank and Joe are on the case for a boa constrictor that goes missing.

May 22, 2015
Ship of secrets by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Ship of secrets

"It's finally summer vacation, and the Hardy family is headed on a cruise to the Caribbean. As they board the ship with their parents, Frank and Joe can't believe all the fun that's in store for them. There are three-story slides, playgrounds, ball pits, four pools, and an arcade. There are concerts and magic shows at night, while jugglers and clowns wander the deck during the day. In addition to all of the fun, the Hardys discover that former pop idol and lead singer of the Lightening Bolts, Iz

May 22, 2015