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Dark shadows - yes, another misadventure by Cronin, Doreen, author. Dark shadows - yes, another misadventure

"When the Chicken Squad goes on a family vacation to a farm, there is a looming dark shadow that is pestering Sugar"--

Apr 23, 2017
Hermes and the horse with wings by Holub, Joan, author. Hermes and the horse with wings

When Zeus meets a boy named Hermes who claims to know the Olympians' next quest, Zeus repays the information with winged shoes, setting off an adventure to fulfill Pythia's next quest and find a winged horse.

Apr 26, 2017
Maggie and the flying horse by Baker, E. D., author. Maggie and the flying horse

To save an injured flying horse, eight-year-old Maggie must journey through the Enchanted Forest, which is full of dangerous trolls and goblins, to find a kindly stableman named Bob, who cares for many different magical animals.

Apr 23, 2017
Maggie and the wish fish by Baker, E. D., author. Maggie and the wish fish

"With each day, Maggie is finding it harder and harder to get along with her step-mother and step-siblings while her father is away. It doesn't help that every time Maggie finishes cleaning laundry, flying pigs swoop in to muddy everything up and get her into trouble! One day while she's out collecting berries and her step-brother is fishing, Maggie happens to catch a magical fish herself! The fish promises to make one of her wishes come true, but only if she frees him. Maggie wants a new family

Apr 23, 2017
Piper Morgan joins the circus by Faris, Stephanie, author. Piper Morgan joins the circus

Piper Morgan and her mom have moved and her mother's new job will be the Big Top Circus. Piper can't wait the meet the Little Explorers, the other kids who travel with the show. She even gets asked to help get the audience on their feet by dancing along! But during her grand debut, things don't go as planned and she has to prove to everyone that she belongs in the spotlight.

Apr 23, 2017
Piper Morgan makes a splash by Faris, Stephanie, author. Piper Morgan makes a splash

Dreaming of fame when her mother is hired to make a commercial for the local pool supplier, Piper positions herself in front of the camera for a taste of show bunsiness and wonders if her idea for the commercial will be as impressive as she imagines.

Apr 23, 2017
Princess Cora and the crocodile by Schlitz, Laura Amy, author. Princess Cora and the crocodile

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off and a deliciously wicked crocodile a day on. Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She’s sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She’s sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. And her parents won’t let her have a dog. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn’t expect that help to come in the form of a crocodile—a crocodile who does not behave properly. With

Apr 26, 2017
Private list for camp success by Perry, Chrissie, author. Private list for camp success

Determined to make it through the year's school camping trip without another meltdown, Penelope sets strict rules for herself and plans to bunk with her best friend in the hope of having a perfect weekend experience.

Apr 26, 2017
Project best friend by Perry, Chrissie, author. Project best friend

Struggling with dynamic emotions and a desire to be perfect, Penelope Kingston resolves to find a best friend and discovers the importance of relaxing and not trying too hard when the task proves to be more difficult than anticipated.

Apr 26, 2017
Scavenger hunt heist by Dixon, Franklin W, author. Scavenger hunt heist

Embarking on a class trip to Bayport Bear Park, Frank and Joe join in an exciting scavenger hunt before learning that the prizes slated for the winning team have been stolen or destroyed by an unknown culprit.

Apr 26, 2017
The riddle of the robin by Tripp, Valerie, 1951- author. The riddle of the robin

The WelliWishers, four girls who have backyard adventures after stepping into their colorful garden boots, make friends with a robin. Includes related activities.

Apr 26, 2017
Trouble at school for Marvin & James by Broach, Elise, author. Trouble at school for Marvin & James

In the new Masterpiece Adventure Trouble at School for Marvin & James, the third in a series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, Marvin the beetle is off to school with James for the very first time! Everything runs smoothly on this big adventure until the bell rings after lunch and Marvin gets separated from James. In fact, he gets accidentally thrown away! Will Marvin make it back home to his family? How will James find him? This young chapter book for emergent readers ca

Apr 23, 2017
Ugly cat & Pablo by Quintero, Isabel, author. Ugly cat & Pablo

Ugly cat and Pablo couldn't be more different, but when these two mejor amigos come together, there are loads of laughs, slithery misunderstandings, and tasty treats.

Apr 26, 2017
Yours sincerely, giraffe by Iwasa, Megumi, 1958- author. Yours sincerely, giraffe

This book is about friendship and the distinctions of living in different parts of the world. A giraffe that lives in Africa meets a pelican who is a mailman. Since the giraffe is bored, she sends a letter to the first animal the pelican can find on the other side of the horizon. The letter passes on to a seal who gives it to a penguin. He reads the letter and even though he does not understand it he writes back, and becomes the giraffe's pen pal. Although they do not know what each other looks

Apr 26, 2017