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Lost boys by Rosenblatt, Darcey, author. Lost boys

In 1982 Iran, twelve-year-old Reza is more interested in music than war, but enlists in obedience to his devout mother and soon finds himself in a prison camp in Iraq.

Aug 17, 2017
The last panther by Mitchell, Todd, author. The last panther

"An eleven-year-old girl discovers a family of panthers that were thought to be extinct. But when others find out they are alive, too, she must risk everything to save the species"--

Aug 17, 2017
The half-true lies of Cricket Cohen by Burns, Catherine Lloyd, author. The half-true lies of Cricket Cohen

In trouble at home and school again for turning in a not-quite honest memoir, eleven-year-old Cricket and her equally fanciful grandmother, Dodo, set out on a crosstown Manhattan adventure.

Aug 17, 2017
The friendship code by Deutsch, Stacia, author. The friendship code

Looking forward to joining the new coding club at school so that she can develop her app idea, Lucy is disappointed by the lukewarm reception she receives from the club's other members, who work with her to decipher mysterious coding notes.

Aug 17, 2017
The first rule of punk by Pérez, Celia C., 1972- author. The first rule of punk

Twelve-year-old Mari´a Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malu´) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.

Aug 17, 2017
Escape from the great earthquake by Messner, Kate, author. Escape from the great earthquake

This time Ranger, the time-traveling Golden retriever, finds himself in San Francisco in the middle of the great 1906 earthquake, and his mission is obviously to get a young Chinese immigrant, Lily Chen, to safety, but as they make their way through the ruined and burning city Ranger finds that he must also accomplish something else--finding Lily, who was sold as a servant by her parents, a new family who will care for her.

Aug 17, 2017
Confessions from the principal's kid by Mellom, Robin, author. Confessions from the principal's kid

During the school day, fifth-grader Allie West is an outsider. Everyone knows the principal's kid might tattle to her mom! But after school, Allie is an insider. She's friendly with the janitor, knows the shortest routes around the building, and hangs out with the Afters, a group of misfits whose parents are teachers at their school. Although Allie secretly loves her insider life, she's sick of being an outsider—so she vows to join the Pentagon, the popular math team led by her ex–best friend. B

Aug 17, 2017
Bones of the Sun God by Vegas, Peter, 1968- author. Bones of the Sun God

"Sam heads to Belize to continue his investigation into his parents' mysterious disappearance and to learn more about secret of the pyramids. But after being kidnapped by crocodile cultists, will he ever be able to find the answers he's looking for?"--

Aug 17, 2017
Beyond the doors by Neilsen, David, author. Beyond the doors

Fans of A Series of Unfortunate Events and Coraline will devour this dark and creepy, humor-laced tale about four siblings who discover a mysterious world where secrets hide around every corner. When a family disaster forces the four Rothbaum children to live with their aunt Gladys, they immediately know there is something strange about their new home. The crazy, circular house looks like it stepped out of a scary movie. The front entrance is a four-story-tall drawbridge. And the only food in Au

Aug 17, 2017
Beyond infinity by Ford, Martyn, 1987- author. Beyond infinity

"Timothy Hart is getting used to the good life with his new Imagination Box. Anything he can imagine, he can create! There's only one rule: the Box must not leave Tim's room at the hotel where he lives. But Tim has never been good at following rules--especially when there's the opportunity to 'imagine' his homework into being without actually having to do it. Tim is feeling pretty good... Until he notices the strange people following him, and then chasing him, and then his beloved Imagination Bo

Aug 17, 2017
Alone in the night by Webb, Holly, author. Alone in the night

"Jasmine is thrilled when her neighbors ask her to cat-sit while they go away for Christmas. Now she'll be able to spend her entire vacation with their beautiful cat named Star. Star loves playing with Jasmine, and soon the pair are inseparable. But what Jasmine doesn't know is that Star has a secret. Although it is cold and dark outside, the time has come for Star to leave Jasmine and her warm, safe home and find a place to hide. But where should she go?"--page [4] of cover.

Aug 17, 2017
Zinnia and the bees by Davis, Danielle, 1978- author. Zinnia and the bees

Seventh-grader Zinnia's last-day-of-school got off to a bad start when she ended up in the vice principal's office for yarn-bombing a statue of the school mascot, but it is about to get a whole lot worse--because, thanks to the incompetence of Bee 641, a colony of commercial, migratory bees escaping from a truck has settled their colony in her hair.

Aug 20, 2017
Wormwood Mire by Rossell, Judith, author, illustrator. Wormwood Mire

The Aunts have sent eleven-year-old Stella away to the moldering old family estate, Wormwood Mire, where she discovers two odd cousins and more clues to the mysteries of her family and of herself.

Aug 20, 2017
The Wonderling by Bartok, Mira/ Bartok, Mira (ILT) The Wonderling

Aug 20, 2017
The Wizards of Once by Cowell, Cressida The Wizards of Once

Aug 20, 2017
Wicked's way by Fienberg, Anna, author. Wicked's way

Will could walk a tightrope above the treetops, and juggle bananas as he went. 'One day you'll be the star of a circus, ' his mother told him. 'But until then, you must be a secret.' For each year the Captain and his pirates came to the islands to steal young boys for their crew. And if that happened to you, well, you may as well kiss your life goodbye ... So what's a young lad to do when his mother disappears and pirates arrive at his door?.. Kept stored in Will's heart is a Treasure of a girl,

Aug 20, 2017
Welcome to Camp Woggle by Griffin, Adele, author. Welcome to Camp Woggle

With school out Oona and her brother Bonk are busy helping their father gather food, but Oona's pet Stegosaurus is something of a cave wrecker when left at home all day, so the children start Camp Woggle where all the local pets can amuse themselves during the day--but Mauro's pet T-Rex is a problem because he has a tendency want to eat the other campers.

Aug 20, 2017
Wandmaker's apprentice by Masessa, Ed, author. Wandmaker's apprentice

Henry Leach and his sister Brianna survived one battle with an evil spellcaster, but the threat continues and their master Grand Wand Master Coralis has opened the doors to his castle and invited a new generation of apprentices to learn the secrets of his craft--but personalities clash and the greatest threat may come from the Wandmakers themselves.

Aug 20, 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.

Aug 20, 2017
The trail by Hashimoto, Meika, author. The trail

Toby and his friend Lucas made a list of things to do the summer before they entered middle school, but now Lucas is gone, and Toby sets out to fulfill the promise he made to his friend, to finish the list by hiking the Appalachian Trail from Velvet Rocks to Mt. Katahdin, an undertaking that he is poorly prepared for--and which will become not only a struggle for survival, but a rescue mission for the starving and abused dog who he finds along the way.

Aug 20, 2017

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