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Dolphins at daybreak by Osborne, Mary Pope, author, narrator.

Dolphins at daybreak

Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie deep into the sea, where they meet up with dolphins, sharks, and octopi as they search for the answer to an ancient riddle.

Mar 1, 2015
I totally funniest - a middle school story by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

I totally funniest - a middle school story

Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever in the third episode of James Patterson's bestselling I Funny series. Finding himself one step closer to his dream of being the best kid comic in the world, Jamie faces his biggest challenge yet. After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best

Mar 1, 2015
Listen, slowly by Lai, Thanhha, author.

Listen, slowly

California girl born and raised, Mai can't wait to spend her vacation at the beach. Instead, though, she has to travel to Vietnam with her grandmother, who is going back to find out what really happened to her husband during the Vietnam War. Mai's parents think this trip will be a great opportunity for their out-of-touch daughter to learn more about her culture. But to Mai, those are their roots, not her own.

Mar 1, 2015
Masterminds by Korman, Gordon, author.


Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. In this idyllic place, every lawn is perfectly manicured and everyone has a pool and a tree house. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The thirty kids who live there never lie--they know it's a short leap from that to the awful problems of other, less fortunate places.

Mar 1, 2015
Midnight on the Moon by Osborne, Mary Pope, author, narrator.

Midnight on the Moon

The magic treehouse takes Jack and Annie to a moon base in the future where they continue to search for the fourth thing they need to free their friend Morgan from the magician's spell.

Mar 1, 2015
Sunset of the sabertooth by Osborne, Mary Pope, author, narrator.

Sunset of the sabertooth

The magic tree house transports Jack & Annie back in time to the Ice Age, where they encounter cave people, woolly mammoths & sabertooth's.

Mar 1, 2015
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - Young Readers Edition by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - Young Readers Edition

This immensely engaging tale relates how an enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family.

Mar 1, 2015