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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
Who gives a hoot? by Kelly, Jacqueline, author. Who gives a hoot?

From Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes Who Gives a Hoot?, the third title in her illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Out in their boat exploring the San Marcos River, Callie and Granddaddy see all kinds of nature?fish, mockingbirds, ammonites and more. But when Callie spots an owl in the water, she knows it's in trouble. With quick thinking and quick action, she and Granddaddy bring the bird aboard?b

Oct 13, 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
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
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
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
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
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