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"Shouldn't you be in school?" by Snicket, Lemony, author.

"Shouldn't you be in school?"

Young Lemony Snicket investigates a rash of fires that have plagued the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, revealing secrets that involve the Department of Education and the notorious villain Hangfire.

Oct 22, 2014
A change of lace by Taylor, Chloe, author.

A change of lace

As the school year begins, Zoey is asked for fashion advice from her frenemy, her friend Priti shows up to school with a new look, and Kate, dealing with a swimming injury, wants to spend her free time with Zoey.

Oct 22, 2014
A Christmas carol by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

A Christmas carol

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Oct 22, 2014
A simple case of angels by Adderson, Caroline, 1963- author.

A simple case of angels

Oct 22, 2014
A whole new ball game by Payton, Belle, author.

A whole new ball game

When their father takes a new job as a Texas high school football coach, twelve-year-old twins, Alex and Ava, face challenges adjusting to their new home and school which might compromise their sisterly bond.

Oct 22, 2014
Absolutely Truly - A Pumpkin Falls Mystery by Frederick, Heather Vogel

Absolutely Truly - A Pumpkin Falls Mystery

Oct 22, 2014
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898, author.

Alice's adventures in Wonderland

Alice falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.

Oct 22, 2014
Aliens in the sky by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

Aliens in the sky

When Adam and his friends stay up late one night, they see bright lights in the sky-- lights that look an awful lot like flying saucers! Then the next night, one of the saucers lands by the reservoir. The creatures that come out of the ship don't look like people at all. Their heads are too large and their eyes are too big and black. Worse, the want Adam and his friends to come with them for a little ride in space. In fact, the aliens insist that they come. Then the flying saucer takes off! And

Oct 22, 2014
Ambassador by Alexander, William (William Joseph), 1976-

Ambassador

Appointed Earth's ambassador to the universe, twelve-year-old Gabe Fuentes faces two sets of "alien" problems when he discovers his parents are illegal aliens and face deportation and the Earth is in the path of a destructive alien force causing multiple mass extinctions.

Oct 22, 2014
Amy's very merry Christmas by Barkley, Callie.

Amy's very merry Christmas

As Christmas nears, Amy and her friends in the Critter Club try to find a home for two adorable guinea pigs.

Oct 22, 2014
Andi under pressure - an Andi Boggs novel by Flower, Amanda.

Andi under pressure - an Andi Boggs novel

While attending a prestigious Science Camp, twelve-year-old Andi and her new best friend, Colin Carter, investigate a series of practical jokes being blamed on the mysterious janitor, Polk, which result in a lab explosion that injures a professor.

Oct 22, 2014
Andi unexpected - an Andi Boggs novel by Flower, Amanda.

Andi unexpected - an Andi Boggs novel

Twelve-year-old Andi Boggs discovers evidence of her forgotten namesake, a missing relative, which leads her into a family mystery rooted in the Great Depression.

Oct 22, 2014
Annie - The Junior Novel by Ryals, Lexi

Annie - The Junior Novel

Oct 20, 2014
Annie - the junior novel by Ryals, Lexi, author.

Annie - the junior novel

The ever-optimistic Annie, an orphan in the foster care system, is adopted by Will Stacks, a wealthy mayoral candidate who wants to improve his personal image ahead of the election campaign.

Oct 22, 2014
Anybody shining by Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

Anybody shining

In a series of letters to her cousin, twelve-year-old Arie Mae relates her life in a mountain valley of North Carolina in the 1920s.

Oct 22, 2014
Arcady's goal by Yelchin, Eugene, author, illustrator.

Arcady's goal

When twelve-year-old Arcady is sent to a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state in Soviet Russia, soccer becomes a way to secure extra rations, respect, and protection but it may also be his way out if he can believe in and love another person--and himself.

Oct 22, 2014
Audrey by Bar-El, Dan

Audrey

Oct 22, 2014
Backwards moon by Losure, Mary.

Backwards moon

When the magical veil that protects their valley from humans is broached and the Wellspring Water needed to repair it is polluted, it is up to two young witches, Bracken and Nettle, to save the coven.

Oct 22, 2014
Bewitched in Oz by Burns, Laura J., author.

Bewitched in Oz

Sorcery is forbidden in the land of Oz, so for two years Zerie, Vashti, and Tabitha have practiced magic in secret, fearing that otherwise their talents will be taken away--but when they are finally exposed they discover that there are more dangerous secrets in Oz than they ever suspected.

Oct 22, 2014
Beyond the laughing sky - a novel by Cuevas, Michelle, author.

Beyond the laughing sky - a novel

Hatched from an egg and raised by a loving family, ten-year-old Nashville is more bird than human except for his lack of wings, but he and his classmates learn that differences need not keep them apart.

Oct 22, 2014
Big Hero 6 - the junior novelization by Trimble, Irene, author.

Big Hero 6 - the junior novelization

When he finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy San Fransokyo, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save the city.

Oct 22, 2014
Big Hero 6 Hiro to the rescue! by Saxon, Victoria, author.

Big Hero 6 Hiro to the rescue!

Hiro upgrades his robot, Baymax, to battle the evil Yokai when he threatens the city of San Fransokyo.

Oct 22, 2014
Black Beauty by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878, author.

Black Beauty

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experience with both good and bad masters.

Oct 22, 2014
Blair's nightmare by Snyder, Zilpha Keatley, author.

Blair's nightmare

"A giant Irish wolfhound might be the dog of David's dreams in the third book in the Stanley Family series, a companion to The Headless Cupid, from three-time Newbery Honor winner Zipha Keatley Snyder. With five children, a raven, and a pet turkey named King Tut, the Stanley house is full-to-bursting. But David desperately wants a dog--even though his dad has forbidden another pet. So when Blair begins sleepwalking and having dreams of an enormous dog that comes to the house every night, David a

Oct 22, 2014
Blaze the Ice Dragon by Blade, Adam.

Blaze the Ice Dragon

The volcano at Stonewin is frozen over and the lands are blasted with a deadly cold. This is the work of Blaze the Ice Dragon, sent by wicked Wizard Malvel to thwart Tom's quest to save his father. Can he defeat Blaze and win the next piece of Amulet before it's too late?

Oct 22, 2014
Blizzard - Colorado, 1886 by Duey, Kathleen/ Bale, Karen A.

Blizzard - Colorado, 1886

Oct 22, 2014
Blizzard Night by Kennedy, Marlane

Blizzard Night

Oct 20, 2014
Blizzard night by Kennedy, Marlane, author.

Blizzard night

Taking a winter trip to bond with his new foster family, Jayden and his siblings Maggie and Connor are forced by a terrible car accident into a bleak storm to search for help and survive the elements.

Oct 22, 2014
Blue Mountain by Leavitt, Martine, 1953-

Blue Mountain

"Tuk, a bighorn sheep of the Canadian Rockies, leads his herd beyond the snares of man and the wiles of predators to the freedom of the Blue Mountain"--

Oct 22, 2014
Captain America. The tomorrow army by Siglain, Michael, author.

Captain America. The tomorrow army

Steve Rogers spends his days trying to catch up to modern times, which isn't easy when you've been buried in ice for 70 years. When S.H.I.E.L.D. learns HYDRA agents are on the rise, Nick Fury calls on Steve to suit up as Captain America and put an end to HYDRA's evil plans.

Oct 22, 2014
Captain Awesome gets a hole-in-one by Kirby, Stan, author.

Captain Awesome gets a hole-in-one

"When Eugene goes mini-golfing for Meredith Mooney's birthday party, he realizes he's actually an excellent mini-golfer! But Meredith realizes this too, and she starts to cheat so that she'll win. Will Eugene reveal her cheating ways?"--

Oct 21, 2014
Captain Awesome gets a hole-in-one by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome gets a hole-in-one

"When Eugene goes mini-golfing for Meredith Mooney's birthday party, he realizes he's actually an excellent mini-golfer! But Meredith realizes this too, and she starts to cheat so that she'll win. Will Eugene reveal her cheating ways?"--

Oct 20, 2014
Catherine, called Birdy by Cushman, Karen.

Catherine, called Birdy

The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off.

Oct 22, 2014
Centaur rising by Yolen, Jane, author.

Centaur rising

In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur's born, and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.

Oct 22, 2014
Centaur rising by Yolen, Jane.

Centaur rising

In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur is born and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.

Oct 20, 2014
Centerburg tales by McCloskey, Robert, 1914-2003.

Centerburg tales

Further adventures of Homer Price including those in which a mad scientist develops weeds which overrun the town and a juke box sets the whole town to singing against its will.

Oct 22, 2014
Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to making money by Greenwald, Tom.

Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to making money

"When his weekly allowance just isn't cutting it anymore, lovable slacker Charlie Joe devises ways to make more money--and fast"--

Oct 22, 2014
Chasing Gold by Hapka, Catherine

Chasing Gold

Oct 22, 2014
Classic tales of Oscar Wilde by Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.

Classic tales of Oscar Wilde

Oct 22, 2014
Classic Tales of Oscar Wilde by Wilde, Oscar/ Robinson, Charles (ILT)

Classic Tales of Oscar Wilde

Oct 20, 2014
Conspiracy by Finney, Patricia.

Conspiracy

When Margaret Cavendish, one of Elizabeth I's Gentlewomen of the Bedchamber, lost her life in a bungled attempt to kill the Queen, her daughter, Lady Grace, became a protg?e? to the monarch, who takes her under her wing. Now Grace, a spunky girl who romps through the gardens with the laundry maids and court tumblers and rolls her eyes at her fellow ladies, chronicles the court intrigues that swirl around her. The Royal Court is on its summer travels and Lady Grace is sure something strange is go

Oct 22, 2014
Cooper by Miles, Ellen, author.

Cooper

Charles meets Cooper, a spunky corgi, while rehearsing for a play, and needs the little dog in order to stay comfortable while onstage.

Oct 22, 2014
Creature teacher - the final exam by Stine, R. L.

Creature teacher - the final exam

When Tommy is sent to a special camp to make him into a "winner," he discovers that his fellow campers are competitive to the point of obsession, and that a particular teacher, Mrs. Maargh, takes winning very seriously.

Oct 22, 2014
Dangerous deception by Kehret, Peg.

Dangerous deception

Sixth-grader Emmy and her classmates start a secret community service project to help a hungry family, but soon Emmy finds herself involved in a home burglary ring operated by the family's neighbor.

Oct 22, 2014
Dead in the water by Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.

Dead in the water

After America is drawn into World War II, Hank McCallum finds himself on the USS Yorktown, an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, separated from his brother Theo, in constant danger from torpedoes, and just learning about the prejudice and segregation that plague his new friend from Tonga Bradford.

Oct 22, 2014
Dead Man's Hand by Burchett, Jan/ Vogler, Sara/ Hartas, Leo (ILT)

Dead Man's Hand

Oct 22, 2014
Delivery of doom by Yaccarino, Dan, author, illustrator.

Delivery of doom

When Luno's dad FINALLY gives him the responsibility of delivering pizza orders all over the galaxy, Luno is excited, mostly. He knows that delivering pizza is no walk on the moon. There are hostile customers, and there's always the threat of his deliveries being intercepted by Quantum Pizza, the fast growing chain restaurant that will do anything to put indies like Zorgoochi Intergalactic out of business. Luno is joined by his best friend Clive, a super smart, talking clove of garlic, and C

Oct 22, 2014
Desmond Pucket and the mountain full of monsters by Tatulli, Mark, author.

Desmond Pucket and the mountain full of monsters

Hoping to get his crush, Tina, to share an awesome ride with him during a sixth-grade field trip to the Crab Shell Pier amusement park, Desmond finds his efforts thwarted by the tyrannical Mr. Needles and the nefarious Scott Selzer.

Oct 22, 2014
Dirk Daring, secret agent by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

Dirk Daring, secret agent

Oct 22, 2014
Don't make me smile by Park, Barbara.

Don't make me smile

A young boy has trouble adjusting to his parent's divorce.

Oct 22, 2014
Don't wake the dinosaur! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Don't wake the dinosaur!

Geronimo Stilton's ancestor, Geronimo Stiltonoot, must prove his innocence when the grand prize from the Cavemouse Idol competition is stolen.

Oct 22, 2014
Dork diaries. 8, Tales from a not-so-happily ever after by Russell, Rachel Renée, author.

Dork diaries. 8, Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

A bump on the head suffered during gym class causes middle school drama queen Nikki Maxwell to have a crazy dream where all of her acquaintances assume the roles of familiar fairy tale characters.

Oct 22, 2014
Dory Fantasmagory by Hanlon, Abby, author.

Dory Fantasmagory

Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters, and generally driving her family nuts.

Oct 22, 2014
Double disaster! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Double disaster!

Oct 22, 2014
Double or nothing by Payton, Belle, author.

Double or nothing

While Alex plans to run for class president, Ava's desire to play football stirs up controversy.

Oct 22, 2014
Edge of the galaxy / Edge of the Galaxy by Fry, Jason, 1969- author.

Edge of the galaxy / Edge of the Galaxy

Zare Leonis thinks he will become a model soldier for the Empire until he uncovers the Empire's destructive plans for his home planet of Lothal and his sister goes missing.

Oct 22, 2014
EllRay Jakes rocks the holidays! by Warner, Sally, 1946- , author.

EllRay Jakes rocks the holidays!

Third-grader EllRay dreads the upcoming Winter Wonderland school assembly in which he must emcee and sing "Jingle Bell Rock."

Oct 22, 2014
Emma and the blue genie by Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Emma and the blue genie

Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog Tristan take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring.

Oct 17, 2014
End of the line by McKay, Sharon E, author.

End of the line

When tram conductor, Hans, and ticket collector, Lars, claim that Beatrice, is their niece they save her from the same fate of her mother, but open themselves up to the dangers of hiding a Jewish child in 1940's Amsterdam.

Oct 22, 2014
Fall of heroes by Kraatz, Jeramey, author.

Fall of heroes

Masquerading as a new group of superheroes, the evil Cloak Society has taken over Sterling City--and ex-villain Alex Knight must bring them to justice once and for all.

Oct 22, 2014
Farm fresh fun by Hiranandani, Veera.

Farm fresh fun

At Goat Hill Farm, third-grade best friends Phoebe, Sage, and Camille collect eggs from chickens, watch goats get milked, pick apples, and help make a farm fresh lunch, but when Phoebe and Sage decide to help the goats by opening their gate, a peaceful field trip turns into a wild, noisy adventure.

Oct 22, 2014
Fashion frightmare! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Fashion frightmare!

The Cafe´ Creative fashion show is coming up, and everyone who's anyone is ready to strike a pose. Everyone except Ivy, that is. Modelling is her worst nightmare! Luckily Olivia's there to lend a hand. But soon strutting down the catwalk is the least of the twins' worries, when a priceless accessory goes missing. Is there a couture crook in town"--P. [4] cover.

Oct 22, 2014
First team by Green, Tim, 1963-

First team

"The companion novel to New Kid, where Brock is in another new town after being on the run with his dad again, and this time, he joins the football team"--

Oct 22, 2014
Flipping out! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Flipping out!

Olivia is on a matchmaking mission. But can Finn and Amelia forget their differences and admit they're head over heels for each other? Ivy hopes so...it might take some of the attention away from her. She's fed up to the back fangs of being the most popular girl in school!--p. [4] cover.

Oct 22, 2014
Following Flora by Farrant, Natasha.

Following Flora

"Fourteen-year-old Bluebell Gadsby picks up her camera, once again, this time to document her sister Flora's budding romance with Zach, a troubled teen who happens to be Zoran's new charge"--

Oct 22, 2014
For the love of Gelo! by O'Donnell, Tom.

For the love of Gelo!

"Chorkle and its human friends Hollins, twins Becky and Nicki, and Little Gus (who is now lobbying to be called Medium Gus) have been warped to a strange new galaxy. When Kalac is stranded on neighboring planet Kyral, the gang takes matters into its own hands (and thol'grazes) and sets off on a daring rescue mission"--

Oct 22, 2014
Freaky fusion - the junior novel by Daneshvari, Gitty, creator

Freaky fusion - the junior novel

During the Bite-Centennial, the ghouls discover an old scientist's workshop and travel back 200 years to the beginning of Monster High. But when they try to get home, they go through a vortex that fuses some of the ghouls together! With the help of the Hybrids, the new monsters in school, they learn how to control their combined flaws and together face their greatest challenge...saving Frankie!

Oct 22, 2014
Friendship over by Sternberg, Julie, author.

Friendship over

"Ten-year-old Celie has quite a few things on her mind--fights with her sister Jo, secrets at school, an increasingly forgetful grandmother, and worst of all, a best friend who won't speak to her. How can a girl who hates change survive, when everything in her life is changing? By writing, of course. Celie's often comical and always heartfelt diary entries include notes, e-mails, homework assignments, and pages from her top-secret spy notebook."--

Oct 22, 2014
Gabriel Finley & the raven's riddle by Hagen, George, 1958- author.

Gabriel Finley & the raven's riddle

Eleven-year-old Gabriel, with the help of the young raven Paladin, which whom he has a magical bond, travels to the foreboding land of Aviopolis, where he must face challenges and unanswerable riddles to rescue his long-missing father.

Oct 22, 2014
Geronimo Stilton. 58, The Super Chef contest by

Geronimo Stilton. 58, The Super Chef contest

"My cousin Trap was entering the Super Chef Contest, which determines the best cook on Mouse Island--and he was bringing me along as an assistant. Slimy Swiss cheese, I don't know the first thing about cooking fancy dishes--and I didn't think Trap did, either"--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 22, 2014
Go! Fight! Twin! by Payton, Belle

Go! Fight! Twin!

Oct 22, 2014
Gobbled by Ghorks - a Creature Department novel by Weston, Robert Paul.

Gobbled by Ghorks - a Creature Department novel

"When Jean-Remy receives a singing telegram from his long-lost sister, Eloise Yvette, the Creature Department is once again thrown into an invention frenzy. Rumor has it that the Ghorks have taken Heppleworth's Food Factory hostage. And worse, they are threatening to make tasty treats of the creatures inside"--

Oct 22, 2014
Great escape by Egan, Kate, author.

Great escape

Mike is doing better in school these days. Learning magic helps him to learn other things as well. Sure, he's gotten in trouble in the past, but things are different now. So why does everyone still think he's the same old Mike? If only there was a magic trick to change his reputation...Then, during one of his visits to The White Rabbit Magic Shop, Mike finds something that could be even better than a magic trick - it's possible that Mike could be related to Harry Houdini - the greatest magician

Oct 22, 2014
Hannah's Bright Star by Schroeder, Lisa

Hannah's Bright Star

Oct 20, 2014
Hannah's bright star by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Hannah's bright star

Happy to take her turn wearing the lucky charm bracelet, Hannah is dismayed when instead of a horse, her parents give her a mule to ride in the 4-H parade.

Oct 22, 2014
Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse ; Chester Cricket's pigeon ride by Selden, George, 1929-1989.

Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse ; Chester Cricket's pigeon ride

Chester Cricket's pigeon ride: Chester, a country cricket who misses stargazing during his stay in the city, takes a breathtaking ride over New York with new friend Lulu Pigeon.

Oct 22, 2014
Help, I'm in hot lava! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Help, I'm in hot lava!

Stone Age mouse Geronimo Stiltonoot resolves to find a cure to Grandma Ratrock's aches and pains, an adventure that takes him past geysers and volcanoes on the way to the valley of Cheesy-La.

Oct 22, 2014
Hide and Go Fetch by Earhart, Kristin

Hide and Go Fetch

Oct 20, 2014
Hide and go fetch by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Hide and go fetch

Fighting over everything except their shared wish for a puppy, Henry and his sister are delighted to adopt an adorable Dalmatian who reveals an astonishing ability to make people invisible.

Oct 22, 2014
Homer Price by McCloskey, Robert, 1914-

Homer Price

Six episodes in the life of Homer Price including one in which he and his pet skunk capture four bandits and another about a donut machine on the rampage.

Oct 22, 2014
House of robots by Patterson, James, 1947-

House of robots

"Fifth-grader Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez struggles to fit in when his inventor mother requires him to take her latest creation, a robotic 'brother,' to school with him to learn to become a student"--

Oct 22, 2014
How do you pee in space? by Krulik, Nancy E, author.

How do you pee in space?

In order to win an interview with an astronaut and a trip to space camp, George competes in a physical fitness contest, but in his determination to win, he misses how much this prize means to his friend, Alex.

Oct 22, 2014
I, Q. Book six, Alcatraz by Smith, Roland, 1951-

I, Q. Book six, Alcatraz

"After thwarting the ghost cell's chemical attack in Chicago, Q and his stepsister Angela arrive in San Francisco to continue their parents' concert tour. They find themselves helping Boone and the S.O.S. team in the final showdown with the ghost cell and its leader, Number One"--

Oct 22, 2014
Isabel's War by Perl, Lila

Isabel's War

Oct 22, 2014
Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires - a novel by Gunhus, Jeff, 1972- author.

Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires - a novel

"Jack embarks on a quest to track down and acquire the first of five mythical Jerusalem Stones, an ancient power source found by his ancestors, the Templar Knights. Only the reunited Stones can stop Ren Lucre, the Dark Lord who holds Jack's father hostage and prepares for an all-out war against an unsuspecting human world. Jack and his friends begin their quest by seeking out a powerful and terrifying adversary, the Lord of the Vampires"--Back cover.

Oct 22, 2014
Jack Templar and the Monster Hunter Academy by Gunhus, Jeff, 1972-

Jack Templar and the Monster Hunter Academy

After barely surviving the onslaught of monsters that tried to kill him the day before his fourteenth birthday, Jack Templar leaves his hometown on a quest to rescue his father and discover the truth about his past. Joined by his friends Will and T-Rex, and led by Eva, the mysterious one-handed monster hunter, Jack sets out for the Monster Hunter Academy where he hopes to find answers to his questions. Little does he suspect that the Academy is filled with dangers of its own, many of them more t

Oct 22, 2014
Jack Templar, monster hunter - a novel by Gunhus, Jeff, 1972- author.

Jack Templar, monster hunter - a novel

Orphan Jack Templar has no memory of his parents and only the smallest details from his Aunt Sophie about how they died. The day before Jack's fourteenth birthday, things start to change for him. At first it's great: A sudden new strength helps him defend his nose-picking friend "T-Rex" from the school bully, and even his crush, Cindy Adams, takes notice. But then a mysterious girl named Eva arrives and tells him two facts that will change his life forever. First, that he's the descendent of a l

Oct 22, 2014
Jackal by Stone, Jeff, author.

Jackal

When a Jake is offered a chance to race in China for a world class BMX team he is not sure that he wants to go--but when one of his friends asks him to smuggle a mysterious drug called Dragonbone that can prolong life to her dying mother in China he feels he has to take the trip, whatever the danger.

Oct 19, 2014
Jim's lion by Hoban, Russell, author.

Jim's lion

A young boy who is afraid of the operation that can help him get well learns to overcome his fear with the help of a caring nurse.

Oct 22, 2014
Jingle Bells by Hapka, Cathy.

Jingle Bells

In 1915 Wisconsin, a farm horse named Jingle Bells worries that his family will replace him when the older son brings home a brand new Model-T Ford car. Includes facts about Clydesdale horses.

Oct 22, 2014
Kinda like brothers by Booth, Coe, author.

Kinda like brothers

When his mother takes in a twelve-year-old foster boy, Jarrett is forced to share his room and his friends with the new boy.

Oct 22, 2014
Legacy of the claw by Grey, C. R.

Legacy of the claw

In a world where every person forms a bond with an animal species upon coming of age, one boy has not found his Animas, but learns of a heroic destiny.

Oct 22, 2014
Let's visit Saint Petersburg by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Saint Petersburg

"The Adventures of Bella & Harry" is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. In this book Bella and Harry travel to Saint Petersburg, Russia. They play with Russian nesting dolls, visit the Church of Our Savior On Spilled Blood, the Gardens of Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Saint Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square and watch the Russian Ballet p

Oct 20, 2014
Let's visit Vancouver by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Vancouver

"The Adventures of Bella & Harry" is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. In this book Bella and Harry travel to Vancouver, a city in British Columbia, Canada. They go snowboarding, visit Chinatown area, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, see some moose, Native American totem poles, visit Gastown, a clock tower, the English Bay Inukshuk,

Oct 20, 2014
Life of Zarf - the trouble with weasels by Harrell, Rob, author.

Life of Zarf - the trouble with weasels

As a troll, Zarf Belford is at the bottom of the social ladder at Cotswin Middle School, but when the king goes missing and his insufferable son takes control, Zarf leads his friends Kevin and Chester on a rescue mission.

Oct 22, 2014
Little Red Quacking Hood by Jones, Noah (Noah Z.) author.

Little Red Quacking Hood

In her second adventure in the Land of Fake-Believe, Princess Pink meets Scaredy-Pants Wolf, a baker whose business has been robbed by Little Red Quacking Hood--and to save the bakery Princess must figure out why the ducks are suddenly so interested in pies.

Oct 22, 2014
Liz at Marigold Lake by Barkley, Callie.

Liz at Marigold Lake

Liz is excited that her three best friends are visiting her family's cabin at Marigold Lake, but something seems to go wrong with every activity she planned.

Oct 22, 2014
Lucinda's secret by DiTerlizzi, Tony.

Lucinda's secret

With goblins, trolls, and the house boggart all trying to get them, the Grace children turn to Great Aunt Lucinda for help.

Oct 22, 2014
Maddy West and the tongue taker by Falkner, Brian, author.

Maddy West and the tongue taker

At nine-and-a-half Maddy West can speak every language in the world, a skill her mother finds weird--but when Maddy is asked to translate some ancient scrolls in Bulgaria, she and her ten-year-old friend Kazuki find themselves on a wild adventure with a mysterious monkey, a Bulgarian wrestler, evil magic, and a fiendish witch.

Oct 19, 2014
Maggie Malone Gets the Royal Treatment by Evans, Carolyn/ McCarthy, Jenna

Maggie Malone Gets the Royal Treatment

Oct 22, 2014
Mary Poppins - 80th Anniversary Collection by Travers, P. L./ Shepard, Mary (ILT)

Mary Poppins - 80th Anniversary Collection

Oct 22, 2014
Meet the Bigfeet by Sherry, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Meet the Bigfeet

Blizz Richards is a great guy, a caring boss, and a loyal friend. Oh, yeah...he's also a yeti! He's made it his life's mission to study cryptids like him, hidden animals who have taken a powerful oath to never be seen by the outside world. So when a photo of Cousin Brian becomes a media sensation, Brian can't handle the guilt and disappears. But it's time for the annual Bigfoot family reunion, and it won't be the same without him. Luckily, Blizz and his devoted team are on the case. Can they fin

Oct 22, 2014
Merry Christmas Annie by Bergman, Dana.

Merry Christmas Annie

Oct 22, 2014
Mikis and the donkey by Dumon Tak, Bibi.

Mikis and the donkey

"Mikis is thrilled when his grandfather buys a new donkey, but soon begins to worry that he is overworking the animal"--

Oct 22, 2014
Mira's Diary - bombs over London by Moss, Marissa, author.

Mira's Diary - bombs over London

Instructed by her time-traveling mother to travel to World War I London and steal a German spy's briefcase, thirteen-year-old Mira enjoys meeting famous suffragists and such writers as Arthur Conan Doyle, but soon begins to struggle with whether the changes she has been working for are the right thing to do, or if history should be allowed to unfold without interference.

Oct 22, 2014
Mister Max - the book of secrets by Voigt, Cynthia, author.

Mister Max - the book of secrets

Self-reliant Max Starling, a twelve-year-old detective and problem solver, struggles to keep his identity a secret as he investigates a case of arson, while cryptic messages from his still missing parents indicate that they need rescuing.

Oct 22, 2014
Museum mayhem by Keene, Carolyn, author.

Museum mayhem

When a statue is broken during her class' overnight trip to the museum, Nancy, Bess, and George try to get to the bottom of the mystery and find those responsible.

Oct 22, 2014
Mutation by Smith, Roland, 1951-

Mutation

"Marty and his best friend, Luther, have managed to rescue Marty's cousin Grace from the clutches of the nefarious pseudo-naturalist Noah Blackwood, but their most dangerous mission lies ahead of them. Marty's parents have been missing in Brazil for months, and their trail has all but run cold. With time running out, Marty and the Cryptos Island crew race off for Brazil--where they discover that Noah Blackwood has twisted the natural order of things beyond their wildest, most terrifying dreams"-

Oct 22, 2014
My brother's shadow by Avery, Tom (Children's story writer)

My brother's shadow

Eleven-year-old Kaia, who has felt emotionally isolated since her brother's suicide, befriends a wild boy who mysteriously appears at her London school, finding a way to communicate with him despite his being mute.

Oct 22, 2014
My heart is laughing by Lagercrantz, Rose, 1947-

My heart is laughing

Dani's been trying her best to stay happy ever since her best friend Ella moved away. But when some girls in Dani's class start being cruel to her, it starts a chain of rather unhappy events ... It would all be okay if only Ella would move back. The standalone sequel to the acclaimed illustrated chapter book, My Happy Life.

Oct 22, 2014
My mother got married - and other disasters by Park, Barbara.

My mother got married - and other disasters

Twelve-year-old Charles experiences many difficulties in adjusting to a new stepfather, stepsister, and stepbrother.

Oct 22, 2014
My Super-Spy Diary by Gale, Emily/ Dreidemy, Joelle (ILT)

My Super-Spy Diary

Oct 22, 2014
Never Wear Red Lipstick on Picture Day - And Other Lessons I've Learned by Gutknecht, Allison/ Lewis, Stevie (ILT)

Never Wear Red Lipstick on Picture Day - And Other Lessons I've Learned

Oct 22, 2014
Nick and Tesla's super-cyborg gadget glove - a mystery with a blinking, beeping, voice-recording gadget glove you can build yourself by Pflugfelder, Bob, 1967- author.

Nick and Tesla's super-cyborg gadget glove - a mystery with a blinking, beeping, voice-recording gadget glove you can build yourself

In order to figure out why robotic versions of history's greatest scientists and inventors keep going haywire, siblings Nick and Tesla create a gadget glove.

Oct 22, 2014
Nightmares! by Segel, Jason, 1979- author.

Nightmares!

"Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends must stop nightmares from taking over their town before it's too late"--

Oct 22, 2014
No place like Holmes by Lethcoe, Jason.

No place like Holmes

Griffin Sharpe, an aspiring detective, gets a big break when he goes to England to visit his uncle, who lives next door to Sherlock Holmes.

Oct 22, 2014
On track for treasure by McClure, Wendy, author.

On track for treasure

"When the town sheriff discovers the exact location of 'Wanderville,' the orphans who live there--Jack, Frances, Harold, Alexander, and their new friends--must flee their home in the woods"--

Oct 22, 2014
One-eyed doll by Preller, James, author.

One-eyed doll

Malik and his sister, Tiana love to hunt for hidden treasure and are about to discover a small locked box buried behind a deserted house.

Oct 22, 2014
Pack of dorks by Vrabel, Beth.

Pack of dorks

Propelled from coolest to lamest after trying to kiss Tom Lemmings, Lucy tries to navigate the social hierarchy of fourth grade.

Oct 22, 2014
Pathfinder by Sage, Angie, author.

Pathfinder

"13-year-old Alice TodHunter Moon goes in search of her friend Ferdie, who has been kidnapped by the malevolent Lady, encountering Septimus Heap, ExtraOrdinary Wizard, and awakening her own Magykal potential"--

Oct 22, 2014
Paula Danziger's Amber Brown horses around by Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004 creator

Paula Danziger's Amber Brown horses around

Amber is excited to be spending the summer after fourth grade with her friends at Camp Cushetunk, but things start getting complicated when she learns that her worst enemy, Hannah Burton, is one of her bunkmates.

Oct 22, 2014
Peter Pan by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937, author.

Peter Pan

Follows the adventures of the three Darling children in Neverland with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.

Oct 20, 2014
Peter Pan by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937, author.

Peter Pan

Oct 22, 2014
Phineas L. MacGuire...gets cooking! by Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Phineas L. MacGuire...gets cooking!

"Phineas has a new chore of cooking dinner every night, but his kitchen experiments take a turn for the worse when the school bully takes a huge liking to Phineas's brownies"--

Oct 22, 2014
Pinocchio by McMullan, Kate.

Pinocchio

A lonely woodcutter creates a puppet that comes to life, but Pinocchio is more of a prankster than a pleasure until he learns that being a real boy is much more complicated than simply having fun.

Oct 22, 2014
Pippi Longstocking by Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002, author.

Pippi Longstocking

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.

Oct 16, 2014
Pippi Longstocking by Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002, author.

Pippi Longstocking

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey-- but without any parents-- at the edge of a Swedish village.

Oct 22, 2014
Project superhero by Zehr, E. Paul, author.

Project superhero

Oct 22, 2014
Puppy party by Wilson, Anna, 1970 Mar. 13-

Puppy party

"Summer has two weeks to plan a surprise party for her glamorous older sister April. Summer realizes that it is also her dog Honey's birthday that week--and therefore decides to plan a joint party. She decides not to mention the whole 'puppy' part of the plan to anyone except her most bestest friend Molly Cook. Cut to party day and utter mayhem is slowly unfolding"--Amazon.com.

Oct 19, 2014
Rain reign by Martin, Ann M., 1955- author.

Rain reign

Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet.

Oct 22, 2014
Rapunzel cuts loose by Holub, Joan, author.

Rapunzel cuts loose

Rapunzel refuses to let her magical, fast-growing hair get in the way of helping her friends Snow, Red, and Cinda save Grimm Academy from the E.V.I.L. Society.

Oct 22, 2014
Red berries, white clouds, blue sky by Dallas, Sandra.

Red berries, white clouds, blue sky

"After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado"--

Oct 22, 2014
Return to Planet Tad by Carvell, Tim.

Return to Planet Tad

Tad offers commentary on his eighth-grade year via illustrated blog entries.

Oct 22, 2014
Revenge of Superstition Mountain by Broach, Elise, author.

Revenge of Superstition Mountain

The Barker brothers and their friend Delilah secretly climb up to Superstition Mountain one last time, hoping to solve the remaining mysteries, including whether the librarian is really the ghost of Julia Thomas, what was their uncle Hank's role in discovering the gold mine, and especially, who is trying to kill them.

Oct 22, 2014
Revenge of Superstition Mountain by Broach, Elise.

Revenge of Superstition Mountain

The Barker brothers and their friend Delilah secretly climb up to Superstition Mountain one last time, hoping to solve the remaining mysteries, including whether the librarian is really the ghost of Julia Thomas, what was their uncle Hank's role in discovering the gold mine, and especially, who is trying to kill them.

Oct 16, 2014
Revenge of the bully - a how to beat the bully novel by Starkey, Scott.

Revenge of the bully - a how to beat the bully novel

Rodney Rathbone tries to live up to his reputation as a reluctant hero when he earns a spot on his school football team--along with his arch-nemesis--while trying to regain his girlfriend Jessica's trust and survive his mother's new job as the restaurantreviewer for a local paper.

Oct 22, 2014
Rhyme schemer by Holt, K. A, author.

Rhyme schemer

A novel in verse about Kevin's journey from bully to being bullied, as he learns about friendship, family, and his talent for poetry.

Oct 22, 2014
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the Jurassic jackrabbits from Jupiter by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the Jurassic jackrabbits from Jupiter

General Jackrabbit and his Robo-Rabbits from Jupiter attempt to take over the world on Ricky Ricotta's birthday.

Oct 22, 2014
Rogue Knight by Mull, Brandon, 1974-

Rogue Knight

When the hunt for his lost friends leads Cole Randolph to the kingdom of Elloweer, he and new friends Mira, Twitch, and Jace team up with the resistance movement to search for Mira's sister, Honor, but enemies abound and Cole and Mira must use a new kindof magic to protect themselves.

Oct 22, 2014
Rory's promise by MacColl, Michaela, author.

Rory's promise

Twelve-year-old Rory Fitzpatrick loves her younger sister, Violet, more than anyone in the world. She has been Violet's only family ever since their parents died and they went to live at the Sisters of Charity Foundling Hospital in New York. Rory promised she would always protect her sister, would never leave her. So when Rory learns that the nuns are sending Violet to an adoptive family out West, Rory is determined to follow and keep her family together at all costs. What happens on the journey

Oct 22, 2014
Royal icing by Berk, Sheryl.

Royal icing

Juliette invites the cupcake club girls to London to cater her boyfriend's West End acting debut, and while there Lady and Lord Wakefield ask them to build a cupcake London Bridge for their daughter's birthday.

Oct 22, 2014
Running Out of Night by Lovejoy, Sharon

Running Out of Night

Oct 22, 2014
Sailing home - a story of a childhood at sea by Rand, Gloria.

Sailing home - a story of a childhood at sea

Captain Madsen's four children fondly recall their exciting experiences sailing with their father and mother on the bark John Ena at the turn of the twentieth century.

Oct 22, 2014
Second chances by Schwab, Victoria, author.

Second chances

Assisting Caroline, who is being bullied at an all-girls' prep school, guardian angel Aria works to uncover the hidden pain that afflicts both Caroline and her former best friend, who has become the bullies' ringleader.

Oct 22, 2014
Secret of the Mountain Dog by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody

Secret of the Mountain Dog

Oct 21, 2014
Secret of the mountain dog by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody, author.

Secret of the mountain dog

An adventure-hungry girl and an enormous Tibetan mastiff share a journey in the Catskill Mountains, where a boy and his teacher seek to reopen an abandoned monastery to find a mysterious statue.

Oct 22, 2014
Secrets & spies by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Secrets & spies

Oct 22, 2014
Shadows at Predator Reef by Dixon, Franklin W.

Shadows at Predator Reef

Oct 20, 2014
Shadows at Predator Reef by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Shadows at Predator Reef

When a two-hundred-pound sea turtle goes missing from the Bayport Aquarium, Frank and Joe Hardy investigate, discovering a network of underground tunnels hidden beneath Bayport that is aiding a sinister smuggling ring.

Oct 22, 2014
Sleuth on skates by Beauvais, Clémentine.

Sleuth on skates

Precocious eleven-year-old self-made-supersleuth Sophie "Sesame" Seade investigates the disappearance of Jenna Jenkins, a student at Cambridge University, where Sophie's father is chaplain and her mother is Head of Christ's College.

Oct 22, 2014
Snap decision by Whitaker, Nathan.

Snap decision

Eighth-grader Chase Clark gets the chance to play on the varsity team with his best friend, Tripp, at their small-town Florida school, but when a hard hit takes Tripp down, Chase is the only one who knows what really happened, and telling could have serious consequences.

Oct 22, 2014
Somebody on this bus is going to be famous by Cheaney, J. B.

Somebody on this bus is going to be famous

Cheaney's novel opens with a bus accident on a torrentially rainy night and the promise that one character will be famous by book's end; she then rewinds nine months with news of a robbery in the sleepy Hidden Acres subdivision. But these early tinges of suspense wind up being peripheral as the novel unfolds. Over nine months, Cheaney (My Friend the Enemy) follows the stories of nine characters, fourth through seventh graders, who ride Mrs. B's school bus, switching between characters each month

Oct 22, 2014
Somebody on this bus is going to be famous by Cheaney, J. B.

Somebody on this bus is going to be famous

During a torrential rainstorm, a school bus goes off the road and, with the driver unconscious, it is up to her passengers to try to rescue each other and go for help.

Oct 16, 2014
Stake out! by Mercer, Sienna.

Stake out!

"Ivy and Olivia are together again -and not a moment too soon. The whole vampire community is in a flap. Can the twins discover the identity of the mystery blogger who's determined to expose Franklin Grove's biggest secret? " -- Provided by publisher.

Oct 22, 2014
Starfire by Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn, author.

Starfire

"Star is prophesized to become the most powerful winged horse in Anok on his first birthday, but he must first overcome his malformed wings that make him unable to fly and threats from the leaders of the five herds"--

Oct 22, 2014
Stealth the ghost panther by Blade, Adam.

Stealth the ghost panther

The evil Wizard Malvel's final Beast has reached the doors of King Hugo's palace! Stealth the Ghost Panther lassoes victims with his three tails, scratching the good citizens of Avantia and turning them into evildoers. To rescue his father, Tom must capture the final piece of Amulet from Stealth's collar--before all Avantia turns to evil!

Oct 22, 2014
Tales of a sixth-grade Muppet by Scroggs, Kirk.

Tales of a sixth-grade Muppet

Sixth grader Danvers Blickensderfer really hits rock bottom when he auditions for the local talent show: His death-defying hula-hooping-ninja tribute to the great Gonzo is beat out by the world's most obnoxious middle school boy band, Emo Shun. With his daredevil dreams dashed, Danvers goes to bed wishing he could be just like his idol Gonzo. The next morning, Danvers wakes up feeling a little fuzzy... literally! He's turned into a Muppet! Fortunately, there's an internship open at the Muppet Th

Oct 19, 2014
Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny by Himmelman, John/ Himmelman, John (ILT)

Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny

Oct 22, 2014
Tales of the Great Beasts by Mull, Brandon/ Eliopulos, Nick/ Merrell, Billy/ Brown, Gavin/ Seife, Emily

Tales of the Great Beasts

Oct 22, 2014
The (totally not) guaranteed guide to friends, foes & faux friends by McCafferty, Megan, author.

The (totally not) guaranteed guide to friends, foes & faux friends

"Twelve-year-old Jessica Darling receives another cryptic list from her older sister, Bethany. While hosting a slumber party and planning a Halloween costume, Jessica tries to navigate the seventh grade social scene, with mixed results"--

Oct 22, 2014
The 12 screams of Christmas by Stine, R. L., author.

The 12 screams of Christmas

When "frenemies" Kate and Courtney need a quiet place to rehearse for their school's Christmas play, their teacher suggests an old house that might just be haunted.

Oct 22, 2014
The Angel Tree by Benedis-Grab, Daphne, author.

The Angel Tree

Every Christmas in the small town of Pine River, a tree appears in the town square and people tie wishes to it, but nobody knows where the tree comes from--but this year four children are determined to solve the mystery of the Angel Tree.

Oct 22, 2014
The Annotated Treasure Island by Stevenson, Robert Louis/ Barker-benfield, Simon (INT)/ Rhead, Louis (ILT)

The Annotated Treasure Island

Oct 22, 2014
The badger knight by Erskine, Kathryn, author.

The badger knight

In England in 1346 Adrian has three problems: he is small for his twelve years, he is an albino, so people are suspicious of him, and his father wants him to be a scribe, while he wants to be an archer--but when he runs away to join his friend in the fight against the invading Scots, he learns that war can be a lot more complicated then he imagined.

Oct 22, 2014
The blood of Olympus by Riordan, Rick.

The blood of Olympus

"The Greek and Roman demigods must simultaneously prevent the earth mother, Gaea, from waking and stop war from breaking out at Camp Half-Blood"-- Provided by publisher.

Oct 22, 2014
The book of life - movie novelization by Deutsch, Stacia, author.

The book of life - movie novelization

Manolo hopes to become the best musician in San Angel and win the heart of his friend Maria, but after his father insists he carry on the family tradition and become a bullfighter, Manolo learns he must move forward to create his own destiny.

Oct 22, 2014
The broken spell by McGann, Erika.

The broken spell

Bored with studying pure theory, Grace and her four best friends jump at the chance to learn practical witchcraft from the glamorous Ms. Gold, but they make a magical mistake that drags the past into the present.

Oct 22, 2014
The cat at the wall by Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

The cat at the wall

Oct 22, 2014
The city jungle by Salten, Felix, 1869-1945, author.

The city jungle

Although the animals at the city zoo enjoy each other's friendship, they all long to be free of the daily visitors, the sounds of the city, and the cages.

Oct 22, 2014
The contract by Jeter, Derek, 1974- author.

The contract

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, eight-year-old Derek Jeter, who dreams of playing for the New York Yankees, learns what it takes to be a champion on and off the field.

Oct 19, 2014
The Crown of Venice by Stevenson, Steve/ Turconi, Stefano (ILT)

The Crown of Venice

Oct 22, 2014
The Curse of the Buttons by Ylvisaker, Anne

The Curse of the Buttons

Oct 22, 2014
The diamond mystery by Widmark, Martin, 1961- author.

The diamond mystery

Jerry and Maya help a local jewelry store owner investigate when several valuable diamonds go missing from his shop.

Oct 22, 2014
The Doll people set sail by Martin, Ann M., 1955- author.

The Doll people set sail

"Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families journey far from home"--

Oct 22, 2014
The Doll people set sail by Martin, Ann M., 1955- author.

The Doll people set sail

"Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families journey far from home"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Eiffel Tower incident by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The Eiffel Tower incident

Agatha Mistery, a twelve-year-old detective with a photographic memory, and her cousin Dash search Paris in an attempt to find the killer of Russian diplomat whose final words when he was murdered at the Eiffel Tower were "Red Rose."

Oct 22, 2014
The elevator ghost by Huser, Glen, 1943- author.

The elevator ghost

Quirky babysitter Carolina Giddle moves into the Blatchford Arms, a spooky apartment building rumoured to be haunted, and enchants her young charges with ghost stories that they find eerily familiar.

Oct 22, 2014
The Emerald Shore by Mariconda, Barbara.

The Emerald Shore

"Lucy travels to Ireland in her magical house-turned-ship to find the pirate treasure that will end the magical curse haunting her family once and for all"--

Oct 22, 2014
The Expeditioners and the secret of King Triton's lair by Taylor, Sarah Stewart, author.

The Expeditioners and the secret of King Triton's lair

Kit, Zander, and M. K. West are settling into their new lives as students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences when Kit finds another mysterious map left for him by their father, the brilliant, famous--and presumed dead--explorer Alexander West. Why did Alexander leave the maps behind, and why are government agents so determined to seize them? What is really going on in a mysterious and unknown stretch of the Caribbean, famous for its violent storms and shipwrecks? And what is the huge co

Oct 22, 2014
The fairy-tale matchmaker by Baker, E. D.

The fairy-tale matchmaker

Defying her mother's wishes and the Tooth Fairy Guild, Cory quits her tooth fairy training to explore such things as babysitting an adventurous Humpty Dumpty and helping Suzy organize her seashells by the seashore until, at last, Cory discovers a power she never knew she had.

Oct 22, 2014
The famous Stanley kidnapping case by Snyder, Zilpha Keatley, author.

The famous Stanley kidnapping case

During the year that the Stanley family spends living near Florence, Amanda boasts once too often of her wealthy father in America and the result is a kidnapping involving all the Stanley children.

Oct 22, 2014
The fires of Calderon by Cummings, Lindsay, author.

The fires of Calderon

"Eleven-year-old Albert Flynn is trained to restore balance to the hidden earthly realms that have fallen into chaos and threaten to destroy the world"--

Oct 22, 2014
The forbidden flats by Eddleman, Peggy, author.

The forbidden flats

When an earthquake causes the deadly band of air that covers the post World War III Earth to begin to sink over the town of White Rock, twelve-year-old Hope must lead a team through the Bomb's Breath and across the Forbidden Flats to obtain the mineral which will save the town.

Oct 22, 2014
The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie by Murray, Kirsty.

The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

"The room was full of moon shadows and dancing light. But it was the wall around the window that Lucy couldn't stop staring at, the one with the painting of Spring. It was as bright as a sunny day and the tiny yellow flowers that covered the fields were moving, as if a breeze had blown through the painting and set all the petals dancing." Lucy McKenzie can walk through walls. Sent to stay with her Aunt Big in a hidden valley, Lucy discovers the old house is full of mysteries. One hot night, she

Oct 22, 2014
The future door by Lethcoe, Jason.

The future door

When Charlotte, a long-term fan of Sherlock Holmes, moves into his former apartment on Baker Street then disappears along with a special invention, her neighbors and fellow detectives Griffin and his uncle try to find her in a race against the clock thatbends time itself.

Oct 22, 2014
The Ghost Backstage by Butler, Dori Hillestad/ Damant, Aurore (ILT)

The Ghost Backstage

Oct 22, 2014
The girls of Gettysburg by Miller, Bobbi.

The girls of Gettysburg

"Pickett's Charge, one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, is the climax of this Civil War adventure, told from the perspective of three girls: a Union loyalist, a free Black, and a girl from Virginia who disguised herself as a boy to fight in the Confederate Army"--

Oct 22, 2014
The good, the bad, and the beagle by Burns, Catherine Lloyd, author.

The good, the bad, and the beagle

Shy, eleven-year-old Veronica Louse Morgan of New York City is not happy about having to attend Randolf School for Girls, but by the end of her first year she not only has some new friends, she may have finally convinced her parents that she is ready to own a dog.

Oct 22, 2014
The good, the bad, and the beagle by Burns, Catherine Lloyd.

The good, the bad, and the beagle

Shy eleven-year-old Veronica Louse Morgan of New York City is not happy about having to attend Randolf School for Girls, but by the end of her first year she not only has some new friends, she may have finally convinced her parents that she is ready to own a dog.

Oct 20, 2014
The Great Escape by Egan, Kate/ Lane, Mike/ Wight, Eric (ILT)

The Great Escape

Oct 20, 2014
The Grimjinx rebellion by Farrey, Brian, author.

The Grimjinx rebellion

When the Palatinate Mages unveil their plot to take over the Five Provinces, thirteen-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of thieves must lead the rebellion to overthrow them.

Oct 22, 2014
The Grimjinx Rebellion by Farrey, Brian/ Helquist, Brett (ILT)

The Grimjinx Rebellion

Oct 20, 2014
The haunted cave by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

The haunted cave

There is a famous cave located just outside of Spooksville. A lot of stories surround the dark place-scary ones as well as exciting ones. Adam decides to explore the cave with his friends Watch, Sally and Cindy. But the moment they step inside the cave, the entrance closes behind them. Trapped, in the dark, they walk deeper and deeper into the cave, frantically searching for a way out. But the batteries in their flashlights begin to run low. And then they realize something is following them. So

Oct 22, 2014
The hotel mystery by Widmark, Martin, 1961- author.

The hotel mystery

When the Braeburn family stays at the local hotel and their valuable dog disappears, Jerry and Maya attempt to find the missing dog.

Oct 16, 2014
The junkyard bot by Richards, C. J. author.

The junkyard bot

When George Gearing's personal robot Jackbot gets hit by a car, George rebuilds him into something amazing, only to have him disappear just as darkness threatens the town, leaving George and his new friend Anne Droid to find out what happened.

Oct 22, 2014
The king of Scotland's sword by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The king of Scotland's sword

Agatha Mistery heads to the Highlands to investigate the disappearance of a priceless sword said to have belonged to a legendary Scottish king.

Oct 20, 2014
The king of Scotland's sword by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The king of Scotland's sword

Agatha Mistery heads to the Highlands to investigate the disappearance of a priceless sword said to have belonged to a legendary Scottish king.

Oct 22, 2014
The Land of the Silver Apples by Farmer, Nancy, 1941-

The Land of the Silver Apples

After escaping from the Sea of Trolls, the apprentice bard Jack plunges into a new series of adventures, traveling underground to Elfland and uncovering the truth about his little sister Lucy.

Oct 22, 2014
The madman of Piney Woods by Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

The madman of Piney Woods

Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Oct 22, 2014
The magic box by Falcone, L. M. (Lucy M.), 1951- author.

The magic box

Max Monroe, after discovering a detective agency in his grandfather's backyard, befriends the ghost of his great-uncle and the two join forces to solve the mystery of a missing birthday girl.

Oct 22, 2014
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the devil's hound by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the devil's hound

Lizzie is now an established member of Fitzy's Circus, but when the circus arrives in Kensal Green they are plagued by accidents and sickness--and Lizzie needs to put her psychic talents to use to solve the mystery of a graveyard haunted by a devil hound.

Oct 22, 2014
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the mysterious phantom by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the mysterious phantom

In nineteenth-century London Lizzie Brown wants nothing more than to escape from the slums and her drunk, abusive father, so finding work and friends in a passing circus seems like a dream come true--but when she starts to have visions she finds herself confronting the mysterious phantom of London.

Oct 22, 2014
The Map to Everywhere by Ryan, Carrie/ Davis, J. P.

The Map to Everywhere

Oct 22, 2014
The mystery of the missing lion - a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

The mystery of the missing lion - a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers

Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing.

Oct 22, 2014
The Mystery of the Missing Lion - A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers by McCall Smith, Alexander/ McIntosh, Iain (ILT)

The Mystery of the Missing Lion - A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers

Oct 20, 2014
The ordinary princess by Kaye, M. M. (Mary Margaret), 1908-2004.

The ordinary princess

At her christening, a princess is given the gift of "ordinariness" by a fairy, and the consequences of that eventually take her to a nearby palace where, as the fourteenth assistant kitchen maid, she meets just the prince for her.

Oct 22, 2014
The orphan and the mouse by Freeman, Martha, 1956-

The orphan and the mouse

In 1949 Philadephia, Mary Mouse and an orphan named Caro embark on an adventure when they team up to expose criminals and make the Cherry Street Orphanage a safe haven for mice.

Oct 22, 2014
The paper cowboy by Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims), 1974-

The paper cowboy

In a small town near Chicago in 1953, twelve-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home, among his Catholic school friends, and with the threat of a communist living nearby, but taking over his hospitalized sister's paper route introduces him to neighbors who he comes to rely on for help.

Oct 22, 2014
The paper cowboy by Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims), 1974-

The paper cowboy

In a small town near Chicago in 1953, twelve-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home, among his Catholic school friends, and with the threat of a communist living nearby, but taking over his hospitalized sister's paper route introduces him to neighbors who he comes to rely on for help.

Oct 20, 2014
The Perfect Place by Harris, Teresa E.

The Perfect Place

Oct 22, 2014
The phantom of Nantucket by Keene, Carolyn, author.

The phantom of Nantucket

Embarking on a dream vacation in Nantucket, Nancy, Bess, and George attend the opening of an exhibit at a local museum where a vandal has left a threatening message, prompting the girls to investigate numerous suspects.

Oct 22, 2014
The princess and the foal by Gregg, Stacy, author.

The princess and the foal

"Princess Haya loves her family more than anything--especially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Hussein's house. So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Princess Haya is devastated. Knowing how unhappy she is and how much she loves horses, Haya's father, King Hussein, gives her a special present: a foal of her very own. And this foal changes Princess Haya's world completely"--

Oct 22, 2014
The princess in black by Hale, Shannon.

The princess in black

"Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!" --

Oct 17, 2014
The prisoners of the thirteenth floor by Dahl, Michael, author.

The prisoners of the thirteenth floor

Charlie and Annie find Tyler and the magician Brack on the thirteenth floor of the Abracadabra Hotel, but Charlie and his friends still have to solve the mystery of who is trying to steal the twelve priceless statues of Enrico Endriago which have been locked in room 1308 for fifty years.

Oct 22, 2014
The Rainbow Serpent by Pryce, Trevor.

The Rainbow Serpent

The frog warriors search for their dreamcasting turtle friend, Yabber, who insists he knows who holds the key to saving the Amphibilands: the Rainbow Serpent, an ancient god who brought life to the Australian outback.

Oct 22, 2014
The rebellion begins by Kogge, Michael, author.

The rebellion begins

When one of Ezra's heists goes horribly wrong, he finds himself thrown together with a team of rebels, who are on a mission to free enslaved Wookiees from an Imperial prison.

Oct 22, 2014
The red pencil by Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.

The red pencil

"After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--

Oct 22, 2014
The rookie bookie by Wertheim, L. Jon.

The rookie bookie

"When seventh-grader Mitch Sloan moves to Jonasburg, Indiana, he uses his exceptional skills in math, money, and sports statistics to make friends--but gets in over his head when he starts a football betting ring"--

Oct 22, 2014
The scandalous sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Berry, Julie, 1974-

The scandalous sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

"Seven very proper Victorian young ladies conspire to hide a murder from the authorities at their boarding school"--

Oct 22, 2014
The scavengers by Perry, Michael, 1964-

The scavengers

With a neighbors help, twelve-year-old Ford Falcon learns to survive in the harsh world outside the Bubble Cities by scavenging for items to use or trade--skills she needs when her parents unexpectedly go missing.

Oct 22, 2014
The sea monster by Burchett, Jan, author.

The sea monster

Oct 19, 2014
The serpent's curse by Abbott, Tony, 1952- author.

The serpent's curse

As Wade, Darrell, Lily, and Becca continue their search for an ancient relic, Wade's mother is kidnapped by Galina Krause, leader of the present-day Teutonic Knights.

Oct 22, 2014
The Spell bind by Brauner, Barbara.

The Spell bind

"Lacey Unger-Ware has broken one of the Fairy Godmother rules, and if she doesn't help fulfill Martin Shembly's wish, there will be a chilly magical price to pay"--

Oct 22, 2014
The Spiderwick chronicles / The Field Guide / the Seeing Stone / Lucinda's Secret / the Ironwood Tree / the Wrath of Mulgarath by DiTerlizzi, Tony.

The Spiderwick chronicles / The Field Guide / the Seeing Stone / Lucinda's Secret / the Ironwood Tree / the Wrath of Mulgarath

Presents the adventures of the Grace children who have some unusual experiences after they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures, in a text that includes the author's sketchbook.

Oct 22, 2014
The swallow - a ghost story by Cotter, Charis, author.

The swallow - a ghost story

Despite their differences, the two girls Rose and Polly become friends and explore the uncertain world between life--and death.

Oct 22, 2014
The swallow - a ghost story by Cotter, Charis, author.

The swallow - a ghost story

Seeking solace in the attics of their adjoining houses in 1960s Toronto, Polly and Rose develop an unlikely friendship based on Rose's ability to see and talk to ghosts.

Oct 16, 2014
The treasure of the Bermuda Triangle by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The treasure of the Bermuda Triangle

Agatha and her cousin Dash travel to the Bermuda Triangle to help stop an unscrupulous treasure hunter from plundering the wreck of a Spanish galleon carrying a priceless Mayan calendar made of solid gold.

Oct 22, 2014
The trouble with Abracadabra by Dahl, Michael.

The trouble with Abracadabra

When the great magician Abracadabra is challenged by the illusionist Theopolis, Charlie and Tyler must solve the mystery of how the illusions were done, or Abracadabra will forfeit the hotel.

Oct 22, 2014
The troubles of Johnny Cannon by Campbell, Isaiah, author.

The troubles of Johnny Cannon

In 1961 Alabama, twelve-year-old Johnny tries to keep his promise to look after his disabled Pa when his older brother leaves for military service, but secrets from the past, Cuban politics, and racial tensions would make the task challenging even for his hero, Superman.

Oct 22, 2014
The twin powers by Lipsyte, Robert.

The twin powers

Identical twins and mirror opposites Tom and Eddie share a "road trip" between planets and risk everything to save their father from the alien scientists.

Oct 22, 2014
The walk on by Feinstein, John.

The walk on

After moving to a new town his freshman year in high school, Alex Myers is happy to win a spot on the varsity team as a quarterback but must deal with idea of not playing for two years since the first-string quarterback is not only a local hero, he is also the son of the corrupt head coach.

Oct 22, 2014
The watcher by Harlow, Joan Hiatt.

The watcher

Kidnapped by her own mother, a Nazi spy, teenaged Wendy is transported from Maine to wartime Berlin, where she secretly supports the resistance movement and learns a family secret.

Oct 22, 2014
The witch at the window by Chew, Ruth, author, illustrator.

The witch at the window

When Nick and Marjorie find a large wooden spoon in the park, they find themselves in an adventure involving a talking starling, a witch, a hollow tree, and a book of magic spells.

Oct 22, 2014
The witch's boy by Barnhill, Kelly Regan, author.

The witch's boy

When a Bandit King comes to take the magic that Ned's mother, a witch, is meant to protect, the stuttering, weak boy villagers think should have drowned rather than his twin summons the strength to protect his family and community, while in the woods, the bandit's daughter puzzles over a mystery that ties her to Ned.

Oct 22, 2014
The wizard and the wormhole by Dahl, Michael, author.

The wizard and the wormhole

Brack, owner of the Abracadabra Hotel, has disappeared at a critical time, and once again Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu team up to solve the mystery--they know he never left the hotel, but the only clues they have is a few words scrawled on a piece of paper and a clump of fake red hair.

Oct 19, 2014
The Wizard of Oz by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919, author.

The Wizard of Oz

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Oct 22, 2014
The wonderful O by Thurber, James, 1894-1961.

The wonderful O

Relates what happened when an evil sea captain banished the letter O from the island Ooroo.

Oct 22, 2014
The wonderful world of Oz / The Wizard of Oz, the Emerald City of Oz, Glinda of Oz by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.

The wonderful world of Oz / The Wizard of Oz, the Emerald City of Oz, Glinda of Oz

Dorothy visits the magical land of Oz, returns with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, and helps Princess Ozma try to prevent the Skeezers and Flatheads from fighting

Oct 22, 2014
The would-be witch by Chew, Ruth, author, illustrator.

The would-be witch

When a small white cat follows them home from Zelda's antique store, Robin and Andy find themselves in the middle of an adventure involving magic polish that brings anything it touches to life, and a coven of would-be witches.

Oct 22, 2014
The zero degree zombie zone by Bass, Patrik Henry, author.

The zero degree zombie zone

Fourth-grader Bakari Katari Johnson is having a really bad day--class bullies Tariq and Keisha are mad at him, his best friend Wardell has nominated him for hall monitor, a pack of ice zombies from a frozen world are demanding he return the magic ring that Keisha has, and somehow he has to find a way to save the school.

Oct 22, 2014
Thea Stilton and the missing myth by Stilton, Thea, author.

Thea Stilton and the missing myth

While vacationing in Greece, the Thea sisters are asked to help find an actor who has gone missing right before the opening of his play.

Oct 22, 2014
Thea Stilton. The secret of the snow by

Thea Stilton. The secret of the snow

Thea Stilton and her sisters journey to the land of Minwa, a realm linked to the legends of Japan and wrapped in mysteries and enchantments, to discover why the realm's special lotus flowers are disappearing--and why their diappearance seems to be threatening the whole land.

Oct 22, 2014
This journal belongs to Ratchet by Cavanaugh, Nancy J., author.

This journal belongs to Ratchet

Homeschooled by her mechanic-environmentalist father, eleven-year-old Rachel "Ratchet" Vance records her efforts to make friends, save a park, remember her mother, and find her own definition of "normal."

Oct 22, 2014
Thursdays with the crown by George, Jessica Day, 1976-, author.

Thursdays with the crown

"Castle Glower's towers have transported Princess Celie, her siblings, and her pet griffin, Rufus, to an unknown land. As they set out on a dangerous adventure to discover their whereabouts, they find an entire lost people, divided by the wishes of two wizards in a centuries-old quarrel over their beloved home--Castle Glower"--

Oct 22, 2014
Times Squared by DeVillers, Julia

Times Squared

Oct 22, 2014
Timmy Failure - We Meet Again by Pastis, Stephan/ Pastis, Stephan (ILT)

Timmy Failure - We Meet Again

Oct 22, 2014
Treasure Island by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

Treasure Island

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

Oct 22, 2014
True colors by Santopolo, Jill.

True colors

"When Brooke breaks her arm, it's disastrous timing for the Sparkle Spa. The Auden Angels soccer team needs Rainbow Sparkles pedicures for good luck in the quarter finals."

Oct 22, 2014
Tucker's countryside by Selden, George, 1929-1989.

Tucker's countryside

The adventures of a city-bred cat and mouse when they go to the country in Connecticut to visit their friend, Chester Cricket.

Oct 22, 2014
Two cool for school by Payton, Belle, author.

Two cool for school

Alex is easily adjusting to seventh grade with hopes of getting in with the popular crowd, but Ada is struggling with her classes, and soon both discover that as the football coach's daughters, their acceptance in town depends on victories.

Oct 22, 2014
Unstoppable Octobia May by Flake, Sharon, author.

Unstoppable Octobia May

In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely.

Oct 22, 2014
Urban outlaws by Black, Peter Jay.

Urban outlaws

Deep beneath London, five extraordinary youths, orphans who bonded over their shared sense of justice, have formed the Urban Outlaws and dedicated themselves to outsmarting criminals and performing Random Acts of Kindness (R.A.K.s), but they are in serious trouble when the face a genius super-computer, Proteus.

Oct 22, 2014
Villainous by Cody, Matthew.

Villainous

"Fourteen-year-old Daniel and his friends battle the Nobles of the new Noble Academy and attempt to defeat the Shroud once and for all"--

Oct 22, 2014
Voices from the March on Washington by Lewis, J. Patrick/ Lyon, George Ella

Voices from the March on Washington

Oct 22, 2014
Walking wounded by Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.

Walking wounded

Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck were best friends at home and in Vietnam, but now Rudi has been killed in action, and the remaining three are the only ones who know the truth about their friend's death--and the knowledge threatens to tear them apart.

Oct 22, 2014
Where I belong by Hahn, Mary Downing, author.

Where I belong

Alienated, bullied, a classic underachiever, 12-year-old Brendan retreats into his fantasy world and then faces the long and demanding journey to a real world where he belongs.

Oct 22, 2014
Willie's redneck time machine by Robertson, John Luke.

Willie's redneck time machine

Oct 22, 2014
Wings of war by Wilson, John, 1951 August 2- author.

Wings of war

It's the early 1900s and Edward Setten is growing up in the prairies fascinated by his uncle, who is one of the very first people in Canada to pilot a plane. Despite his mother's protests, Edward learns to fly and, when war breaks out, joins the Royal Flying Corps.

Oct 22, 2014
Winterfrost by Houts, Michelle, author.

Winterfrost

"Christmas has come, and with it a sparkling white winterfrost over the countryside. But twelve-year-old Bettina's parents have been called away unexpectedly, leaving her in charge of the house, the farm, and baby Pia. In all the confusion, Bettina's family neglects to set out the traditional bowl of Christmas rice pudding for the tiny nisse who are rumored to look after the family and their livestock. No one besides her grandfather ever believed the nisse were real, so what harm could there be

Oct 22, 2014
Young Houdini - the magician's fire by Nicholson, Simon (Simon Bennett), 1971-

Young Houdini - the magician's fire

Young Harry Houdini's efforts to perfect his magic tricks are put on hold when his mentor, Herbie, disappears, prodding Harry and his two best friends, Arthur and Billie, to embark on a dangerous investigation that pushes their skill and their friendship to the limits.

Oct 22, 2014
Zombie Elementary - The Real Story by Whitehouse, Howard

Zombie Elementary - The Real Story

Oct 16, 2014
Zombie Elementary - the real story by Whitehouse, Howard, 1958- author.

Zombie Elementary - the real story

Larry Mullet is your typical fourth grader. He's not the biggest kid or the smartest kid or the best looking kid. He rides his bike, plays baseball, takes the school bus, avoids cafeteria food, and--oh yeah, he's a zombie hunting expert. Larry was just doing his usual thing when Alex Bates from Ms Hoag's class tried to eat him. Sadly, that was only the beginning. Something odd was going on at Brooks Elementary... and it was up to Larry and his friends to take charge (for some reason). Hilariousl

Oct 22, 2014