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Under-the-bed Fred by Bailey, Linda, 1948- author. Under-the-bed Fred

There's a monster under Leo's bed making a ruckus every night. When Leo needs to go to the bathroom, he leaps from the bed to the door careful not to put his feet on the floor within the monster's reach. But one night Leo gets tired of being scared and boldly calls out to the monster to see if they can't just work something out. Surprisingly, the monster listens, and Leo finds out that even enormous monsters have fears!

Oct 19, 2017
The science fair is freaky! by Chabert, Jack, author. The science fair is freaky!

For the first time in years Eerie Elementary is planning a science fair, which may not be a good idea in a school which is alive and out to get the students--but when Sam and his friends find a book of experiments that contains all of Orson Eerie's notes, it may turn out to be the key they need to finally understand the mad scientist.

Oct 19, 2017
Sam battles the machine by Chabert, Jack, author. Sam battles the machine

Sam, Lucy, and Antonio have a new substitute teacher, who happens to be the great-great-grandson of Orson Eerie, the evil scientist whose spirit possesses and infects their elementary school--and the friends are afraid he may be trying to bring Orson back to life.

Oct 19, 2017
Rock star by Lyons, Kelly Starling, author. Rock star

Fourth-grader Jada's best friend moved away but a class project on rocks and minerals, her favorite topic, could mean new friends. For Jada, rocks are easier to find than friends. Or are they?

Oct 19, 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 19, 2017
The rival detective by Styles, Walker, author. The rival detective

"Rider is faced with his greatest challenge yet, a rival detective. This new private eye is causing a stir in Pawston by solving mysteries and stealing the P.I. Pack's thunder"--

Oct 19, 2017
Ready, set, goal! by Dadey, Debbie, author. Ready, set, goal!

Shelly Siren loves playing on Trident Academy's Shell Wars team. But is she ready to complete in the Shell Wars Championships in the fintastically famous city of Atlantis? As part of their trip, the mergirls get a tour of Atlantis and swim through Poseidon's Temple where Shelly sees a spookfish, which according to legend, carries a horrible curse.

Oct 19, 2017
Piper Morgan in charge! by Faris, Stephanie, author. Piper Morgan in charge!

When she and her mother move in with Piper's grandmother, Piper is excited to attend a new school, until she encounters the principal's daughter, who is determined to prove she is better than Piper at being a school office helper.

Oct 19, 2017
The not-so-pretty pixies by Anna, Holly, author. The not-so-pretty pixies

"In this fourth adventure, Daisy and Posey help a pretty pixie named Twee get to the bottom of a not-so-pretty problem"--

Oct 19, 2017
Mouse Rushmore by Leavitt, Lindsey, author. Mouse Rushmore

The Squeakerton family of mice who live in the White House travels to Mount Rushmore to help investigate how items are being taken from the biggest mouse treasure room of all.

Oct 19, 2017
Lark and the diamond caper by Deen, Natasha, author. Lark and the diamond caper

"In this early chapter book, Lark and her brother, Connor, find the culprit when a pair of diamond earrings goes missing from the general store."--

Oct 19, 2017
How to catch a dino thief by Dare, Will, author. How to catch a dino thief

Josh is determined to capture the Blood Claw Bandit and use the reward money to help fix his family's ranch, especially after Josh's beloved triceratops, Charge, is stolen.

Oct 19, 2017
Hero dog! by Lysiak, Hilde, 2006- author. Hero dog!

Nine-year-old Hilde Lysiak is an aspiring reporter with her own newspaper, the Orange Street News, and she is investigating break-ins and missing baked goods--and with the help of Zeus, a little dog with a big bark, she intends to track down the thief who is trying to steal a win in the Bake-Off Bonanza, one of Selinsgrove's biggest events.

Oct 19, 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 19, 2017
Zoo camp puzzle by Herman, Gail, 1959- author. Zoo camp puzzle

"Life is a zoo, literally, for twin sisters Ava and Rosie when their family moves to the Fieldstone Zoo. Now the zebras seem upset and a pregnant pronghorn has gone into hiding. Will the twins' knowledge of animal behavior help them solve the mystery in time for the arrival of the pronghorn babies?"--Back cover.

Oct 15, 2017
The secret to success by Greenwald, Sheila, author. The secret to success

Flossie persuades her neighbor, Willow, to help her, Billy, and other classmates to make crafts to sell at a fundraiser to buy holiday gifts for needy children, but problems soon arise.

Oct 15, 2017
Puppy rescue riddle by Nichols, Catherine. author. Puppy rescue riddle

"A storm is coming to coastal North Carolina. Amy and Elliott - volunteers at the local dog shelter - have a job to do. The rescued puppies need to get to higher ground, and fast! The kids scramble to get the puppies into their cages, and then the van of volunteers and dogs is on its way. But they are one puppy short. Did it run off in the rain? Is it back at the shelter? An old book, a series of riddles, and a spooky storm all lead to a mystery only the kids can solve." --

Oct 15, 2017
Murphy and the great surf rescue by Lewis, Gill, author. Murphy and the great surf rescue

Murphy wants nothing more than to be a surf rescue dog like his hero, Boris of Bognor Regis, until he becomes jealous of a new puppy with the same goal.

Oct 15, 2017
Michelle the Winter Wonderland Fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author. Michelle the Winter Wonderland Fairy

Kirsty and Rachel are together again! Kirsty's mom won an online contest for a photo she submitted to a travel website. The prize is a trip for four to a beautiful snowy resort where a winter festival is being held.

Oct 15, 2017
Heidi Heckelbeck and the never-ending day by Coven, Wanda, author. Heidi Heckelbeck and the never-ending day

When Heidi experiences the perfect day she decides to sneak in a little magic to make every day just as awesome, but her plan goes awry when she relives the same perfect day over and over again.

Oct 15, 2017