New Children's First Chapter Books

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Beatrice Zinker, upside down thinker by Johannes, Shelley, author, illustrator. Beatrice Zinker, upside down thinker

Beatrice is afraid she is losing her best friend so she uses her topsy-turvy way of thinking to get things looking up.

Oct 13, 2017
Biz whiz by Greenwald, Sheila, author. Biz whiz

When her teacher announces a fundraiser for a school garden, Flossie recruits Billy, a new student who loves fresh vegetables, for her team but her bossiness causes trouble from the start.

Oct 15, 2017
Blueberry Bonanza by Wohl, Lauren L., author. Blueberry Bonanza

Nico is a blueberry guy. He loves helping his parents take care of the blueberry bushes in their yard. He's even found ways to keep a bear out of their orchard and to get neighbors and classmates to join in harvesting the fruit. His big hope is to earn money to donate to the Community Center, and he creates a plan to make that happen.

Oct 13, 2017
Class act by Lyons, Kelly Starling, author. Class act

Jada's campaign for class representative leads to rumors about her fear of public speaking, the pressure to make promises she cannot keep, and conflict between friends.

Oct 15, 2017
Eugenia Lincoln and the unexpected package by DiCamillo, Kate, author. Eugenia Lincoln and the unexpected package

When an unexpected package containing an accordion arrives, Eugenia Lincoln tries to get rid of the instrument by selling it, destroying it, and giving it away, but nothing works.

Oct 13, 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 11, 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
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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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
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 11, 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
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 11, 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
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 11, 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 11, 2017
Tales of Rapunzel. 3, Friends and enemies by Tales of Rapunzel. 3, Friends and enemies

Collects two stories in which Max deals with a new member of the royal guard who threatens his reputation and a series of misunderstandings strains Pascal and Rapunzel's friendship.

Oct 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2017