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The wonderling by Bartók, Mira, author. The wonderling

In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartók tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny. Have you been unexpectedly burdened by a recently orphaned or unclaimed creature? Worry not! We have just the solution for you! Welcome to the Home for Wayward and Misbegotten Creatures, an institution run by evil Miss Carbunkle, a cunning villainess who believes her terri

Oct 15, 2017
The Ship of the Dead by Riordan, Rick, author. The Ship of the Dead

Magnus Chase, a once-homeless teen, is a resident of the Hotel Valhalla and one of Odin's chosen warriors. As the son of Frey, the god of summer, fertility, and health, Magnus isn't naturally inclined to fighting. But he has strong and steadfast friends, including Hearthstone the elf, Blitzen the dwarf, and Samirah the Valkyrie, and together they have achieved brave deeds, such as defeating Fenris Wolf and battling giants for Thor's hammer, Mjolnir. Now Magnus faces his most dangerous trial yet.

Oct 15, 2017
Rise of the jumbies by Baptiste, Tracey, author. Rise of the jumbies

Suspicion falls on half-jumbie Corinee when local children from her Caribbean island home begin to disappear, and she is forced to go deep into the ocean to seek the help of a dangerous jumbie who rules the waves.

Oct 15, 2017
The Marvelwood Magicians by Zahler, Diane, author. The Marvelwood Magicians

An eleven-year-old from a family that possesses unique magical abilities joins a traveling circus with an evil ringmaster who steals talents, forcing her to choose between forfeiting her powers and sacrificing her family.

Oct 15, 2017
Mabel Opal Pear and the rules for spying by Hosch, Amanda, author. Mabel Opal Pear and the rules for spying

Provided by Publisher.

Oct 15, 2017
Gabriel Finley & the Lord of Air and Darkness by Hagen, George, 1958- author. Gabriel Finley & the Lord of Air and Darkness

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 15, 2017
Frazzled - ordinary mishaps and inevitable catastrophes by Vivat, Booki, author, illustrator. Frazzled - ordinary mishaps and inevitable catastrophes

Abbie Wu is Frazzled as she navigates locker thieves, diabolical cats, and other hazards of middle school. Things are looking up for Abbie Wu: this year she'll run for class president and get a brand-new shiny locker. Until--she doesn't...Not only does she discover that her locker has been hijacked by a complete stranger, but it turns out the culprit also happens to be her new science partner. To make matters worse, there's an addition to the Wu family--a diabolical cat she's convinced is out

Oct 15, 2017
Falcon wild by Johnson, Terry Lynn, author. Falcon wild

"Thirteen-year-old Karma lives with her family at their raptor conservation center in Montana. When she has to take her beloved bird, Stark, the gyrfalcon she rescued, back to its owner, she's sorely disappointed. But things get worse when a car accident leaves her father and brother trapped. It's up to Karma--and a runaway boy named Cooper who ends up by her side--to survive the wilderness and find a way to rescue them"--

Oct 15, 2017
Chasing Augustus by Fusco, Kimberly Newton, author. Chasing Augustus

During a rough year in which she was placed in the care of her prickly grandfather after her father suffered a stroke, Rosie embarks on a search for her missing dog after he is given away by her estranged mother.

Oct 15, 2017
Caterflies and Ice by Citro, Asia/ Lindsay, Marion (ILT) Caterflies and Ice

Oct 15, 2017
Zack and the turkey attack! by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds, author. Zack and the turkey attack!

While helping on his grandparents' farm, Zach, his best friend Matthew, and neighbor Josie outsmart a tormenting turkey and, in the process, solve a mystery of missing jewelry.

Oct 16, 2017
The Wizards of Once by Cowell, Cressida, author, illustrator. The Wizards of Once

Young wizard prince Xar, who has no magic, and warrior princess Wish, an outcast, team up on an adventure that brings them to witches long believed to be extinct.

Oct 16, 2017
The Wizards of Once by Cowell, Cressida, author, illustrator. The Wizards of Once

Young wizard prince Xar, who has no magic, and warrior princess Wish, an outcast, team up on an adventure that brings them to witches long believed to be extinct.

Oct 16, 2017
We'll bite your tail, Geronimo! by Stilton, Geronimo, author. We'll bite your tail, Geronimo!

"Professor Greenfur, the onboard scientist on spaceship MouseStar 1, has changed color from green to--orange! What's going on? To find out, the spacemice travel to his home planet of Photosyntheson. There, they learn that all of Professor Greenfur's relatives are being threatened by the nibblix, tiny aliens with very sharp teeth! Can the spacemice help in time?" --

Oct 16, 2017
The war I finally won by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker, author. The war I finally won

Like the classic heroines of Sarah, Plain and Tall and Little Women, Ada conquers the homefront as her World War II journey continues in this sequel to the Newbery Honor–winning The War that Saved My Life. When Ada’s clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she’s not what her mother said she was—damaged, deranged, crippled mentally as well as physically. She’s not a daughter anymore, either. What is she? World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living w

Oct 16, 2017
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Glaser, Karina Yan, author. The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street

Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

Oct 16, 2017
Join the resistance - Escape from Vodran by Acker, Ben, author. Join the resistance - Escape from Vodran

Mattis, Lorica, AG-90, and Jo have been captured by the First Order! And things only go from bad to worse when Jo turns traitor on them as soon as they're in custody, and AG is taken away to be reprogrammed as a villainous First Order droid! Can the squabbling Mattis and Lorica work together to figure out a way to escape before they are interrogated or worse?

Oct 16, 2017
I am Fartacus by Maciejewski, Mark, author. I am Fartacus

"Chub knows he'll never be one of the cool kids--and he doesn't care. All he wants is to show everyone that class hero Archer 'The Arch' Norris isn't the great guy everyone thinks he is. Armed with embarrassing photos, a pair of the Arch's dirty underwear, and a talent for mischief that would make any supervillain proud, Chub sets out to bring down the Arch's empire of lies in a winner-takes-all final showdown. The one thing that's not part of the plan? Becoming the most unlikely hero that Alanm

Oct 16, 2017
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by Rowling, J. K., author. Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.

Oct 16, 2017
Ghosts of Greenglass House by Milford, Kate, author. Ghosts of Greenglass House

"Twelve-year-old Milo is stuck spending the winter holidays in a house full of strange guests who are not what they seem-again! He will have to work with friends old and new to uncover clues in search of a mysterious map and a famous smuggler's lost haul"--

Oct 16, 2017
Caught offside by Montalbano, Andrea, author. Caught offside

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 16, 2017
Black Moon rising by MacHale, D. J., author. Black Moon rising

Middle-schoolers Marcus, Theo, and Lu return to the Library to hlep figure out, and fix, what is going wrong at a school in Massachusetts.

Oct 16, 2017
Zombies attack! - the rise of the warlords, book 1 by Cheverton, Mark, author. Zombies attack! - the rise of the warlords, book 1

"The Far Lands is a hidden area located at the very edge of Minecraft's outer borders, unknown to normal users. There, the life of a young boy named Watcher is suddenly turned upside down when his village is destroyed by the vile zombie warlord Tu-Kar. Watcher and a handful of his friends vow to save those who were captured during the devastating battle and bring the zombie leader to justice. But along the way, they'll uncover a terrifying secret about the monsters in the Far Lands, one that cou

Oct 17, 2017
Who killed Darius Drake? - a mystery by Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman), author. Who killed Darius Drake? - a mystery

Arthur Bash is the school thug-for-hire (paid in candy bars), mostly because he just looks the part, so when orphan Darius Drake offers him three candy bars to accompany him to the run-down Stompanado Housing Complex, and just look menacing, he agrees--and soon finds himself deep in a mystery involving Darius' estranged grandfather, the lost Dunbar Diamonds, and the villainous Jasper Jones.

Oct 17, 2017
Team BFF - Race to the Finish! by Deutsch, Stacia/ Saujani, Reshma (FRW) Team BFF - Race to the Finish!

Oct 17, 2017
Summer on Earth by Thompson, Peter J., author. Summer on Earth

An alien lands in a boy's backyard and becomes a member of the family. Unfortunately, what the alien thought would help the family, actually poses a threat to them all.

Oct 17, 2017
Sisters of Glass by Cyprus, Naomi Sisters of Glass

Oct 17, 2017
The search for the lost prophecy by Meyer, William, 1979- author. The search for the lost prophecy

Horace and his friends travel back in time to 1920s Detroit, where they learn that the mystical Benben Stone is being stored in present-day Niles, Michigan, and Horace is tasked with keeping the sacred stone safe. Includes historical note.

Oct 17, 2017
Roar of the thunder dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Roar of the thunder dragon

Lalo the baby lightning dragon has been taken by Eko, a rogue Dragon Master, who ran away with her thunder dragon years before--now she is back looking to make allies of the other dragon masters, and so gain control over all of the dragons in Griffith.

Oct 17, 2017
Rapunzel and the lost lagoon by Howland, Leila, author. Rapunzel and the lost lagoon

After bonding over their distaste for the roles they are expected to fill, Rapunzel and Cassandra discover a secret lagoon said to hold the kingdom's greatest power.

Oct 17, 2017
Podkin One-Ear by Larwood, Kieran, author. Podkin One-Ear

"In a fantasy world of anthropomorphic rabbits, Podkin and his siblings must go on the run when the villainous Gorm invade their home and enslave their clan. Facing pursuit and treachery at every turn, they must find allies and refuge if they are to survive-and fight to reclaim their world from the Gorm scourge"--

Oct 17, 2017
Paper Chains by Vickers, Elaine/ Not, Sara (ILT) Paper Chains

Oct 17, 2017
Nightfall by Messenger, Shannon Nightfall

Oct 17, 2017
The night garden by Horvath, Polly, author. The night garden

It is World War II, and Franny and her parents, Sina and Old Tom, enjoy a quiet life on a farm on Vancouver Island. Franny writes, Sina sculpts, and Old Tom tends to their many gardens--including the ancient, mysterious night garden. Their peaceful life is interrupted when their neighbor begs Sina to watch her children. Soon after the children move in, amid the chaos of the household, Sina sees UFOs, a hermit makes himself useful, a mystery involving the neighbor's husband and a spy plane emerge

Oct 17, 2017
Mutant Bunny Island by Skye, Obert/ Vieira, Eduardo (ILT) Mutant Bunny Island

Oct 17, 2017
Mr. Gedrick and Me by Carman, Patrick Mr. Gedrick and Me

Oct 17, 2017
In a dark land by Soontornvat, Christina, author. In a dark land

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 17, 2017
Have sword, will travel by Nix, Garth, author. Have sword, will travel

Odo is the seventh son of the village miller and he just wants to get away from work for awhile, Eleanor's mother was a soldier, and she yearns for adventure, but it is Odo who finds the magic talking sword named Biter, and thereby instantly becomes a knight--and together they set out on a quest (somewhat reluctantly on Odo's part) to save their kingdom from threats both human and dragon.

Oct 17, 2017
Greetings from witness protection! by Burt, Jake, author. Greetings from witness protection!

Thirteen-year-old Nicki Demere is an orphan and a kleptomaniac, making her the perfect girl to portray the Trevors' daughter in witness protection, but she soon learns that the biggest threat to her new family's security comes from her own past.

Oct 17, 2017
Goldie Blox and the best! pet! ever! by McAnulty, Stacy, author. Goldie Blox and the best! pet! ever!

In this exciting chapter book, Goldie Blox enters a pet talent show contest with the best dog ever—Nacho! When Goldie Blox enters her beloved dog Nacho in a pet talent show contest, she’s pretty sure he could win. But Nacho isn’t perfect. He doesn’t sit or shake. Instead, he farts and chases his tail. And the competition heats up when Goldie’s rival Zeek brags that he can beat Nacho with an expensive robot dog that obeys every command. Zeek thinks he can buy his way to the top, but Goldie is det

Oct 17, 2017
The elephant keeper - caring for orphaned elephants in Zambia by Ruurs, Margriet, author. The elephant keeper - caring for orphaned elephants in Zambia

"In 14-year-old Aaron's village in Zambia, poaching for ivory is common practice, and elephants are feared because of the danger they pose to humans and the damage they often cause to crops so important to the villagers' livelihoods. But when Aaron encounters a newborn elephant in distress, his instinct is not to run away, but to jump to its rescue. This is the beginning of a beautiful bond of friendship and a meaningful vocation. This moving story, written by Margriet Ruurs and stunningly illus

Oct 17, 2017
Dragonfly Song by Orr, Wendy Dragonfly Song

Oct 17, 2017
The dollmaker of Krakow by Romero, R. M. (Rachel Maria), 1987- author. The dollmaker of Krakow

At the beginning of World War II, Karolina's spirit magically travels from the war-torn Land of the Dolls to the Krakow, Poland, shop of the Dollmaker, Cyryl, and together they take great risks to save their Jewish friends.

Oct 17, 2017
The Doldrums and the Helmsley curse by Gannon, Nicholas, author, illustrator. The Doldrums and the Helmsley curse

"Archer Helmsley's grandparents have finally returned home, but there are rumors they've brought a curse with them"--

Oct 17, 2017
Darkest Night by Hunter, Erin Darkest Night

Oct 17, 2017
Con artist in Paris by Dixon, Franklin W., author. Con artist in Paris

" The Hardy Boys are visiting Paris! Joe is excited to check out all the street art he's heard about. And Frank can't wait to go to all the museums he's researched. On their very first day in the city, the brothers are woken up early in the morning by fireworks. But these are no ordinary fireworks. They are a part of elaborate cover for the heist of a priceless artifact. What's worse, the theft seems to have been orchestrated by Joe's favorite street artist, an unidentified outlaw and activist t

Oct 17, 2017
The Caldera by Flanagan, John The Caldera

Oct 17, 2017
Boy seeking band by Brezenoff, Steven, author. Boy seeking band

"Terence Kato is a prodigy bass player, but he's determined to finish middle school on a high note. Life has other plans. In eighth grade, he's forced to transfer from a private arts school to a public school, where the kids seemingly speak a different language. Luckily, Terence knows a universal one: music. He sets out to build a rock band and, in the process, make a few friends. However, great music and great friendships aren't always in harmony"--Publisher's website.

Oct 17, 2017
Bobby Lee Claremont and the criminal element by Mobley, Jeannie, author. Bobby Lee Claremont and the criminal element

In 1923, when New Orleans native and orphan Bobby Lee Claremont boards a train to Chicago, where he hopes to join the criminal element and make a new life for himself, far away from the heavy-handed salvation of the Sisters of Charitable Mercy, he acquaints himself with a group of intriguing and possibly dangerous passengers who cause Bobby Lee to reconsider his plans.

Oct 17, 2017
Baylor's guide to dreadful dreams by Imfeld, Robert, author. Baylor's guide to dreadful dreams

Aided by an amulet and his sister's ghost, boy medium Baylor Bosco, thirteen, enters the world of dreams seeking two teens lost at sea, while evading wandering demon spirits.

Oct 17, 2017
Ban this book - a novel by Gratz, Alan, 1972- author. Ban this book - a novel

A fourth grader fights back when From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg is challenged by a well-meaning parent and taken off the shelves of her school library. Amy Anne is shy and soft-spoken, but don't mess with her when it comes to her favorite book in the whole world. Amy Anne and her lieutenants wage a battle for the books as they start a secret banned books locker library, make up ridiculous reasons to ban every single book in the library to make a point, a

Oct 17, 2017
Ahimsa by Kelkar, Supriya, 1980- author. Ahimsa

Gandhi asks for one member of each family to join the fight for independence from the British, and when ten-year-old Anjali's mother is jailed for doing so, Anjali must step out of her comfort zone to take over her mother's work.

Oct 17, 2017
The Adventurers Guild by Clark, Zack Loran, author. The Adventurers Guild

"Conscripted into the dangerous Adventurers Guild, best friends Zed and Brock must defend what is left of humanity against terrible monsters in this epic fantasy."--

Oct 17, 2017
Watchdog by McIntosh, Will, author. Watchdog

Orphaned and homeless, fourteen-year-old twins Vick and Tara, who is autistic, go up against a crime lord and her four-legged robotic army, with help from their robotic dog, Daisy.--Provided by Publisher.

Oct 18, 2017
Voyage to Avalon by Leung, Julie, author. Voyage to Avalon

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
Under the bottle bridge by Lawson, Jessica, 1980- author. Under the bottle bridge

Twelve-year-old woodcraft legacy Minna Treat hopes the mysterious messages she finds in bottles under the bridge her mother died on will lead her to her unknown biological father.

Oct 18, 2017
The twelve pets of Christmas by Garland, Taylor, author. The twelve pets of Christmas

Celebrate the true spirit of giving....This Christmas, Quinn Cooper is combining the two things she loves the most, painting and animals, by making ornaments to raise money for her local pet shelter's "12 Pets of Christmas" drive. The goal of the drive is to find forever homes for twelve cats and dogs before Christmas. With half the proceeds from her ornaments going to the shelter, Quinn plans to use the rest of the money she raises to buy a plane ticket to visit her best friend, who moved away

Oct 18, 2017
The theory of humminbirds / Michelle Kadarusman. by Kadarusman, Michelle, author. The theory of humminbirds / Michelle Kadarusman.

Sixth-grader Alba is strengthening her left leg after a final surgery to correct her congenital clubfoot. Her friendship with intellectual classmate Levi is threatened when he scoffs at Alba s plans to run in an upcoming cross-country race, and she responds by scorning his theory that the school librarian has discovered a wormhole in her office.

Oct 18, 2017
Tentacle & wing by Porter, Sarah, 1969- author. Tentacle & wing

"Twelve-year-old Ada is a Chimera, one of a number of children born with human and animal DNA thanks to a genetic experiment gone wrong. When she is shipped off to a quarantined school for other kids like herself, she senses that the facility is keeping a secret, which, if discovered, could upend everything the world knows about how Chimeras came into being"--

Oct 18, 2017
Sticker girl rules the school by Tashjian, Janet, author. Sticker girl rules the school

Mia and Bev find another sheet of magical stickers, and soon Mia finds herself running for class president but worrying that she is losing her new friend.

Oct 18, 2017
Spy School secret service - a spy school novel by Gibbs, Stuart, 1969- author. Spy School secret service - a spy school novel

Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley is assigned to protect the president from an assassination attempt in his first solo mission, but he may be in over his head.

Oct 18, 2017
Snow & Rose by Martin, Emily Winfield, author. Snow & Rose

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
The silver mask by Black, Holly, author. The silver mask

Continues the adventures of Call and his friends in the Magisterium.

Oct 18, 2017
Shadow warrior by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author. Shadow warrior

When her dreams of being a ninja are ended after an arranged marriage, Chiyome must wait until the opportunity arises for her to create her own network of women spies in sixteenth-century Japan.

Oct 18, 2017
Secret snowflake by Garland, Taylor, author. Secret snowflake

"Riley Archer gets to be her crush's Secret Snowflake during her seventh-grade class gift exchange--but is he her Secret Snowflake, too?"--

Oct 18, 2017
The scaredy cat by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta, author. The scaredy cat

"The purrmaids' homework assignment is to find something special to bring to class. Will they be brave enough to swim far away from Kittentail Cove and explore Tortoiseshell Reef to find the perfect thing? Or will they be scaredy cats?"--

Oct 18, 2017
Rettie and the Ragamuffin Parade - a Thanksgiving story by Noble, Trinka Hakes, author. Rettie and the Ragamuffin Parade - a Thanksgiving story

During the 1918 influenza outbreak, nine-year-old Rettie seeks ways to make Thanksgiving special for her siblings and ailing mother.

Oct 18, 2017
Red moon rising by Hunter, Erin, author. Red moon rising

No dog can be trusted—and no dog is safe in this gripping fourth book in the second Survivors series. From Erin Hunter, #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors, Survivors is full of “wild and wonderful adventure” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) that will thrill fans of Spirit Animals and Wings of Fire. The Wild Pack is in high spirits after rescuing Alpha and Beta’s pups. Only Storm believes that danger still walks among them—and it won’t be long before the traitor dog strikes again. She m

Oct 18, 2017
The rain dragon rescue by Selfors, Suzanne. The rain dragon rescue

"Ten-year-olds Ben and Pearl continue their apprenticeships at Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital, where they meet a dragon named Metalmouth and get a chance to travel to the Imaginary World"--

Oct 18, 2017
Race to the bottom of the sea by Eagar, Lindsay, author. Race to the bottom of the sea

When her parents, the great marine scientists Dr. and Dr. Quail, are killed in a tragic accident, eleven year old Fidelia Quail is racked by grief. But she is forced out of her mourning when she's kidnapped by Merrick the Monstrous, a pirate whose list of crimes stretches longer than a ribbon eel. Her task? Use her marine know-how to retrieve his treasure, lost on the ocean floor. As Fidelia and the pirates close in on the prize, with the navy hot on their heels, she realizes that Merrick doesn

Oct 18, 2017
The prince warriors and the unseen invasion by Shirer, Priscilla Evans, author. The prince warriors and the unseen invasion

The warriors face new challenges as the enemy, angry about his last defeat, launches a terrifying attack, leading the kids to turn to Ruwach and the Source where they get more pieces of armor to help them stand strong against this deadly threat.

Oct 18, 2017
The Prince Warriors and the swords of Rhema by Shirer, Priscilla Evans, author. The Prince Warriors and the swords of Rhema

Finally receiving their swords, the Prince Warriors must face the ultimate enemy, an evil that plans to stop the Prince Warriors from winning any battle ever again.

Oct 18, 2017
The Prince warriors by Shirer, Priscilla Evans, author. The Prince warriors

Xavier, Evan, and their friends enter a mysterious land called Ahoratos, where they meet their guide, Ruwach, who offers wisdom and direction as their initial adventure in the spiritual realm begins.

Oct 18, 2017
The peculiar incident on Shady Street by Currie, Lindsay, author. The peculiar incident on Shady Street

Provided by publisher.

Oct 18, 2017
The Order of the Unicorn by Selfors, Suzanne. The Order of the Unicorn

At Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital, Pearl and Ben are greeted with some bad news. A human has been spotted in the Imaginary World! Dr. Woo suspects it might be Maximus Steele -- a poacher with his sights set on prized animal horns. What creature will he attack next? Will it be a unicorn? Together, Pearl, Ben, and Dr. Woo travel to the Tangled Forest. It's an amazing, colorful, and wild place. Ultimately, the responsibility falls to Pearl to find the lost unicorn. But in a land of fire-breathing insects

Oct 18, 2017
Open if you dare by Middleton, Dana, author. Open if you dare

Their last summer before going to different middle schools, best friends Birdie, Ally, and Rose follow clues found in a mysterious box labeled Open If You Dare.

Oct 18, 2017
Of witches and wind by Bach, Shelby. Of witches and wind

"Rory Landon continues to attend Ever After School and participates in another Fairy Tale"--

Oct 18, 2017
The Nutcracker Mice by Kladstrup, Kristin/ Helquist, Brett (ILT) The Nutcracker Mice

Oct 18, 2017
Never say die by Horowitz, Anthony, 1955- author. Never say die

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
My little pony, the movie - the junior novel [Deluxe] by Berrow, G. M., author. My little pony, the movie - the junior novel [Deluxe]

When a dark force threatens Ponyville, Twilight Sparkle and her friends face challenges as they travel beyond Equestria and attempt to use the magic of friendship to save their home.

Oct 18, 2017
Mr. Lemoncello's great library race by Grabenstein, Chris, author. Mr. Lemoncello's great library race

On your marks. Get set. Lemon, cello, GO! Everyone’s favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing out his new FABULOUS FACT-FINDING FRENZY game! If Kyle can make it through the first round, he and the other lucky finalists will go on a great race—by bicycle, bookmobile, and even Mr. Lemoncello’s corporate banana jet!—to find fascinating facts about famous Americans. The first to bring their facts back to the library will win spectacular prizes! But when a few surprising “facts” surface about

Oct 18, 2017
Miss Tracy is spacey! by Gutman, Dan, author. Miss Tracy is spacey!

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
The magical match by Baker, E. D., author. The magical match

"Born to be a tooth fairy, Cory Feathering has been busy proving she's meant for another life -one of matchmaking! It seems like everything is falling into place for Cory. Her uncle Micah is engaged to his perfect match, and she's lucky in love herself with her boyfriend Blue. She's excited to help prepare for the wedding, but when she hears of another marriage on the horizon – her mother's, to a goblin – she knows things might not go quite as planned. The fairy guilds have promise

Oct 18, 2017
Lumberjanes - unicorn power! by Tamaki, Mariko, author. Lumberjanes - unicorn power!

"Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin--Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley--love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen. and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella's, where the woods contain endless mysteries. Today is no exception. When challenge-loving April

Oct 18, 2017
The lonely lake monster by Selfors, Suzanne. The lonely lake monster

"Ten-year-olds Pearl and Ben find excitement in the small town of Buttonville as they encounter otherworldly animals, including a lake monster, during their first official day as apprentices to Dr. Woo, a veterinarian for Imaginary Creatures"

Oct 18, 2017
Like sisters. Emma moves in by Hutton, Clare, author. Like sisters. Emma moves in

"Emma's big moe is changing everything. She's always fantasized about living in the same seaside town as her twin cousins, Natalia and Zoe. But now that she's there, things aren't going quite the way she expected. The beautiful old mansion the girl's mothers are renovating isn't finished, and Emma misses her dad, who's stuck in Seattle. Worse, the twins lead separate lives at school, and Natalia's friend Caitlin is giving Emma the cold shoulder. But Emma and her cousins have always felt just lik

Oct 18, 2017
The legend of Shadow High by Hale, Shannon, author. The legend of Shadow High

A dangerous story is bubbling and almost all the Narrators are scared to tell it. Cracks in the World of Stories are spreading, and the ominous Shadow High is gaining power. Only one young, brave Narrator, Brooke Page, is ready to tell this tale. As the first cracks show, Frankie and Draculaura are accidentally transported to Ever After High, where they meet Raven Queen and Apple White. After the girls recover from the shock of learning that fairytales and monsters are real, they discover that t

Oct 18, 2017
Laura Ingalls is ruining my life by Tougas, Shelley, author. Laura Ingalls is ruining my life

Charlotte struggles to adjust when her mother moves the family to Walnut Grove, Minnesota, the small, boring town where pioneer author Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up, in hopes of finding inspiration for her writing career.

Oct 18, 2017
Just sayin' by Mackall, Dandi Daley, author. Just sayin'

"Just Sayin' tells the story of an almost-blended family that almost falls apart before it even begins. Eleven-year-old Cassie Callahan is staying with her grandmother while her mom, Jennifer, recovers from a difficult breakup from her fiance´, Trent. Cassie, along with Trent's kids, Nick and Julie, are trying to figure out why their parents' relationship ended so abruptly and are searching for a way to bring them back together. Meanwhile, the kids get caught up in a game show that encourages th

Oct 18, 2017
Halfway normal by Dee, Barbara, author. Halfway normal

A cancer survivor must readjust to “normal” middle school life in this hopeful novel from the author of Star-Crossed and Truth or Dare. Norah Levy has just completed two years of treatment for leukemia and is ready to go back to the “real world” of middle school. She knows it'll be tricky—but like the Greek mythological characters she read about while she was sick, Norah’s up for any challenge. But seventh grade turns out to be trickier than she thought. Norah’s classmates don’t know what to mak

Oct 18, 2017
The griffin's riddle by Selfors, Suzanne, author. The griffin's riddle

"Ten-year-olds Pearl and Ben, continuing their apprenticeships at Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital, discover that Dr. Woo and the sasquatch are both sick with Troll Tonsillitis, and they must travel to the Imaginary World to find the only cure: a griffin's feather"--

Oct 18, 2017
The great hibernation by Dairman, Tara, author. The great hibernation

In the tiny northern town of St. Polonius, everyone over the age of twelve falls asleep after the traditional tasting of the Sacred Bear Liver at the Founders' Day Festival, leaving the children in charge, including Jean who tries to solve the mystery.

Oct 18, 2017
Fire the depths by Lerangis, Peter, author. Fire the depths

Thirteen-year-old Max Tilt discovers an unpublished manuscript by Jules Verne and sets out to find the treasure it describes. But Max and his friend Alex aren't the only ones who know about the treasure...

Oct 18, 2017
The exact location of home by Messner, Kate, author. The exact location of home

Kirby "Zig" Zigonski lives for the world of simple circuits, light bulbs, buzzers, and motors. Electronics are, after all, much more predictable than most people--especially his father, who he hasn't seen in over a year. When his dad's latest visit is canceled with no explanation and his mom seems to be hiding something, Zig turns to his best friend Gianna and a new gizmo--a garage sale GPS unit--for help. Convinced that his dad is leaving clues around town to explain his absence, Zig sets out t

Oct 18, 2017
The creeper code by Mann, Greyson, author. The creeper code

Creepers abound in Birchtown. So do mysteries! Like, who destroyed the village garden? What's that strange music coming from the cobblestone well? And who--or what--keeps blowing up the blacksmith shop? Oliver and Audrey investigate in 5-Minute Mysteries for Minecrafters, an all-new series of stories for Minecrafters that can be read in five minutes!

Oct 18, 2017
Coco - the junior novelization by Cervantes, Angela, adapter. Coco - the junior novelization

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Oct 18, 2017
The Catfish Club by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta, author. The Catfish Club

Mermaid kittens and best friends Angel, Shelly, and Coral dive headfirst into working on their art project together, until their fun is nearly ruined when they run into their rivals, a trio of purrmaids called the Catfish Club.

Oct 18, 2017
The care and feeding of a pet black hole by Cuevas, Michelle, author, illustrator. The care and feeding of a pet black hole

"Eleven-year-old Stella Rodriguez finds herself in possession of a strange new pet that swallows up everything in sight when a black hole decides to follow her home"--

Oct 18, 2017
Ben Franklin's in my bathroom! by Fleming, Candace, author. Ben Franklin's in my bathroom!

When ten-year-old Nolan and his little sister, Olive, find Ben Franklin in their kitchen, they do their best to guide Ben through the new world he helped form.

Oct 18, 2017
Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chicken by Poskitt, Kjartan, author. Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chicken

"Agatha Parrot and her friends babysit a flock of newly-hatched chicks for a back-to-school project"--

Oct 18, 2017
The Whispering Skull by Stroud, Jonathan, author. The Whispering Skull

Lockwood & Co. are hired to investigate Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead, while Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in a ghost jar.

Oct 19, 2017
The wacky winter wonderland by Corderoy, Tracey, author. The wacky winter wonderland

"Pandora's grandmother is a witch! She's a lot of fun, but she gets into a lot of trouble, too... Whether she's bringing a sparkly dose of Christmas magic to a sad Winter Wonderland, casting spells that make kittens say "woof" and rabbits say "ribbit" at a pet show, or literally bringing history to life at a museum sleepover, life with Granny is certainly never dull!' --Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
The secret keepers by Stewart, Trenton Lee, author. The secret keepers

When Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch, he soon learns it has a secret power and his life takes an intriguing turn. At first he is thrilled with his new treasure, but as one secret leads to another, Reuben finds himself torn between his innately honest nature and the lure to be a hero. Now he is on a dangerous adventure -- full of curious characters, treacherous traps, and hairsbreadth escapes -- as he races to solve the mystery before it is too late. Even with fearless Penny, migh

Oct 19, 2017
The Princess Imposter by Vande Velde, Vivian. The Princess Imposter

Princess Gabriella is accustomed to a certain kind of castle life. So when she wakes up one morning in a crowded hut, surrounded by squabbling fairy siblings, it takes all her princess training to maintain her poise and good manners.

Oct 19, 2017
Predator vs prey - a going wild novel by McMann, Lisa, author. Predator vs prey - a going wild novel

Charlie Wilde's dad has been abducted by masked figures who might not even be completely human. And it will take more than her incredible bracelet--which gives her powers from the animal kingdom--to rescue him. Luckily, Charlie's friends now have bracelets of their own with all-new abilities...they just have to work through a few issues first. Maria's device has hair-raising side effects. Mac can't wait to hack into his. And their frenemy, Kelly, swears hers is a dud. If Charlie is going to have

Oct 19, 2017
The player king by Avi, 1937- author. The player king

From Newbery Award–winning author Avi comes the gripping and amazingly true tale of a boy plucked from the gutter to become the King of England. England, 1486. King Henry VII has recently snatched the English Crown and now sits on the throne, while young Prince Edward, who has a truer claim, has apparently disappeared. Meanwhile, a penniless kitchen boy named Lambert Simnel is slaving away at a tavern in Oxford—until a mysterious friar, Brother Simonds, buys Lambert from the tavern keeper and wh

Oct 19, 2017
Littler women - a modern retelling by Schaefer, Laura, author. Littler women - a modern retelling

During one year, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March, aged nine to thirteen, get to know their neighbors the Lawrences, attend school dances and sleepovers, have first crushes, and grow closer despite their differences.

Oct 19, 2017
Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike by Rylant, Cynthia, author. Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike

Five guppies love their life in a little girl's fish tank until some new additions shake things up.

Oct 19, 2017
Geronimo Stilton. 67, The chocolate chase by Geronimo Stilton. 67, The chocolate chase

"It was spring in New Mouse City! I love to celebrate the season with my fellow mice by exchanging chocolate eggs and competing in a confectionary challenge. This year, there was also a special exhibition of priceless jeweled Mouseberge eggs in town. Then the Mouseberge Egg was stolen--and it was up to me to find it! Squeak! Could I chase it down?"--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
The downward spiral by Pearson, Ridley, author. The downward spiral

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Oct 19, 2017
Dork Diaries. 12, Tales from a not-so-secret crush catastrophe by Russell, Rachel Renée, author. Dork Diaries. 12, Tales from a not-so-secret crush catastrophe

As Nikki plans how she's going to spend her summer, things get more complicated after she starts hanging out with a visiting student.

Oct 19, 2017
Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic by Baltazar, Armand. Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic

"In a world where past, present, and future have collided, Diego and his friends must rescue Diego's father from an evil group of renegades, otherwise their whole existence is threatened"--

Oct 19, 2017
The creeping shadow by Stroud, Jonathan, author. The creeping shadow

"One day, after leaving Lockwood & Co. to become a freelance operative, Lucy receives a surprise visit from Lockwood, who tells her he needs a good Listener for a tough assignment--to locate and remove the Source for a legendary cannibal ghost. Throughout this very dangerous task, tensions remain high between Lucy and her former colleagues. What will it take to reunite the team?" -- Page [4] cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Clutch by Camlot, Heather, author. Clutch

"A coming of age story set in historic and diverse Montreal, where a young Jewish boy dreams of a brighter future just as Jackie Robinson is making history with baseball's Montreal Royals."--

Oct 19, 2017
Christmas in Cooperstown by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author. Christmas in Cooperstown

Mike and Kate are volunteering in Cooperstown, helping wrap gifts for needy families, when a very valuable baseball card disappears, and they have a new mystery to solve.

Oct 19, 2017
World record mystery by Keene, Carolyn, author. World record mystery

Help Nancy and her friends find a missing lucky headband so River Heights teen Katie can break the world record at the local arcade’s dance game in the eighth book in the interactive Nancy Drew Clue Book mystery series. Everyone in River Heights has shown up to watch Katie McCabe try to beat the world record for the Dance-A-Thon game. Judges are coming to the arcade to see how quickly she can spin across the electronic dance floor and how many points she can win. But just as Katie’s about to get

Oct 21, 2017
Wishtree by Applegate, Katherine, author. Wishtree

"A red oak tree and a crow help their human neighbors work out their differences"--

Oct 21, 2017
Wish you were here by Kear, Nicole C, author. Wish you were here

The Fix-It Friends are confronted with loss when their friend's pet passes away. Includes a toolbox about grief and resources for parents.

Oct 21, 2017
Whichwood by Mafi, Tahereh, author. Whichwood

Laylee, thirteen, is nearly worn out from washing and packaging corpses for the Otherwhere and being shunned by villagers when two strangers, Alice and Oliver, arrive determined to help.

Oct 21, 2017
Time for change by Johnson, Varian, author. Time for change

Gabriela is offered a dance opportunity she cannot pass up during her already busy sixth grade year, but she finds herself wishing she could work on her poetry instead and wonders if her dreams have changed.

Oct 21, 2017
The Star - junior novelization by West, Tracey, 1965- adapter. The Star - junior novelization

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the heroes of the first Christmas in this beautiful animated holiday movie from Sony Pictures.

Oct 21, 2017
A squirmy wormy surprise by Meyerhoff, Jenny, author. A squirmy wormy surprise

Anna's fourth grade teacher, Miss Lopez, is strict and seems to dislike her, so when Miss Lopez does not pick her to help with the class garden, Anna realizes she needs to find a way to get on her teacher's good side.

Oct 21, 2017
Sit by Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author. Sit

Presents eleven stories featuring children who find the courage to take charge of their lives in large and small ways.

Oct 21, 2017
The show must go on by Kear, Nicole C., author. The show must go on

When Veronica joins the second grade Drama Club, she meets Liv, who needs the Fix-It Friends' help to prepare for opening night.

Oct 21, 2017
Riddle of the rusty horseshoe by Quill, Penumbra, author. Riddle of the rusty horseshoe

Join the Cutie Mark Crusaders--Sweetie Belle, Apple Bloom, and Scootaloo--as they read mysteries, legends, ghost stories, and every other kind of tale that makes a mane stand on end.

Oct 21, 2017
The real us by Greenwald, Tom, 1962- author. The real us

Laura Corbett and Damian White are loners, and not by choice. Kids make fun of smart, sarcastic Laura for her weight and artistic Damian for his tendency to sweat through his shirts. Calista Getz, however?well, everyone agrees that Calista is the prettiest girl in the whole school. Maybe even the whole state. Let’s just say that she sits at the popular lunch table. Laura and Damian don’t. But when Calista wakes up just before the school dance with the BIGGEST pimple she has EVER seen right in th

Oct 21, 2017
Quests for glory by Chainani, Soman, author. Quests for glory

For their fourth-year quests, Tedros and Agatha attempt to return Camelot to its glory as king and queen, while Sophie endeavors to mold evil in her own image.

Oct 21, 2017
The purloining of Prince Oleomargarine by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, author. The purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

"Based on a set of unfinished Mark Twain notes for a children's story, this is the tale of Johnny, a young boy with a magical ability to speak to animals who sets off to rescue a stolen prince"--

Oct 21, 2017
The Piper's Apprentice by Cody, Matthew The Piper's Apprentice

Oct 21, 2017
The perfect score by Buyea, Rob, author. The perfect score

Told from different viewpoints, five sixth-graders, facing various challenges and under pressure to do well on statewide assessment tests, agree to a plan for acing the tests.

Oct 21, 2017
Nutcracked by Adrian, Susan, author. Nutcracked

Being cast as Clara in the Nutcracker ballet is a dream come true for Georgie but when she finds herself sucked into the Nutcracker's world her dream becomes more real than she ever imagined.

Oct 21, 2017
The last kids on Earth and the Nightmare King by Brallier, Max, author. The last kids on Earth and the Nightmare King

"Jack teams up with the evil King Wretch in order to convince his friends to stay with him instead of going in search of others who may have survived the monster apocalypse"--

Oct 21, 2017
I am Slappy's evil twin by Stine, R. L., author. I am Slappy's evil twin

Luke Harrison's dad makes horror movies. It's very fun to be around such scary stuff-especially when you have your own monster museum at home. But when two ventriloquist dummies join the collection, things get real creepy. Real-life creepy! Slappy and Snappy can walk and talk on their own.

Oct 21, 2017
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 21, 2017
Gertie Milk & the keeper of lost things by Van Booy, Simon, author. Gertie Milk & the keeper of lost things

As the newest Keeper of Lost Things, Gertie Milk travels through time to return missing objects to famous figures at key moments in history, following the directives of the B.D.B.U.--a book that contains the knowledge of the world--and searching for clues to her past.

Oct 21, 2017
The fourth ruby by Hannibal, James R, author. The fourth ruby

Jack Buckles, a thirteenth-generation tracker whose senses are on the fritz, and Gwen Kincaid, a clerk hoping to become an apprentice quartermaster, are framed for stealing a legendary jewel--one of a set of rubies thought to bring the owner loyalty, knowledge, and power--and they must locate the remaining rubies before the thief does or risk his unleashing a reign of terror worse than Genghis Khan's.

Oct 21, 2017
The ember stone by Charman, Katrina, author. The ember stone

When a powerful vulture uses dark magic and an army of spies to attack the magical land of Perodia, a tiny owl, his squirrel best friend and a lone surviving firehawk become their home's unlikely defenders.

Oct 21, 2017
Digging for trouble by Fairstein, Linda A, author. Digging for trouble

"When twelve year old aspiring detective Devlin Quick goes on a fossil dig in the badlands of Montana, she realizes that she's uncovering more than just dinosaur bones, but clues indicating that a crime is afoot"--

Oct 21, 2017
Deck the Malls! - with Spider-man, Spider-Gwen, and venom by Cadenhead, MacKenzie, author. Deck the Malls! - with Spider-man, Spider-Gwen, and venom

Who doesn't love the holidays? Twinkling lights, merry carolers, the smell of chestnuts roasting on an open fire and the alien creature battling your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Welcome to the exciting world of Marvel's Super Hero Adventures! In Deck the Malls, the first book in the series, join Spider-Man and his amazing arachnid ally Spider-Gwen as they take on the alien menace known as Venom. Will Spider-Man outrun Venom before the creature can steal his powers? Will Spider-Gwen figure

Oct 21, 2017
Deadzone by Nielsen, Jennifer A., author. Deadzone

Seven of the eight survivors of the Aero Horizon crash have made it out of the deadly jungle, but the desert into which they have emerged has its own dangers, and they have very little food or water left and no sign of civilization anywhere--meanwhile, one of the survivors is changing, and that may be the greatest threat of all.

Oct 21, 2017
The dead disco raccoon by Rex, Michael, author, illustrator. The dead disco raccoon

"Icky Ricky has a lot of explaining to do--why he cleaned a house with a leaf blower, why he's storing money in his armpit, and why he let a stuffed dead raccoon drive his soapbox car"--

Oct 21, 2017
Day dreams & movie screens by Pitts, Alena, 2004- author. Day dreams & movie screens

"Lena is just figuring out how to manage her new fame at home when she finds out she's hitting the road on a two-week bus tour to further promote the film. Traveling across the country with the cast--with the surprise addition of her whole family joining them--Lena experiences adventures and challenges she never expected, while learning to step outside of her comfort zone and follow the path God has for her life. She learns that saying yes to God may not always be easy, but will take her further

Oct 21, 2017
Cupcakes are forever by Berk, Sheryl, author. Cupcakes are forever

The girls of Peace, Love, and Cupcakes are feeling sentimental about the end of elementary school, especially after Principal Fontina asks Kylie to create a PLC junior club to live on at Blakely.

Oct 21, 2017
Christmas stories - adapted from the Little house books by Laura Ingalls Wilder by Henson, Heather, author. Christmas stories - adapted from the Little house books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls and her family celebrate a series of pioneer Christmases by receiving visits from their family and friends, enjoying tasty things to eat, and exchanging homemade presents.

Oct 21, 2017