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A cupcake conundrum by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

A cupcake conundrum

After someone tries to sabotage the Great Puddleford bake-off, Mariella records clues in her journal as she and her Mystery Girls try to uncover the culprit before the event turns into a baking disaster.

Aug 4, 2015
A haunted Halloween by O'Ryan, Ray.

A haunted Halloween

Although Halloween is not celebrated on the planet Nebulon, Zach, a boy from Earth, discovers that ghosts may be real.

Aug 4, 2015
A kitty calamity by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

A kitty calamity

Why is Puddleford suddenly experiencing a catnapping epidemic?

Aug 4, 2015
A winning gift by Hapka, Cathy, author.

A winning gift

When she finds some papers in her mother's dresser, Maddie suspects that her mother is being transferred again and is torn between helping her best friend and spending all her remaining time with her favorite pony.

Aug 4, 2015
Adalyn's Clare by Buron, Kari Dunn.

Adalyn's Clare

With the help of Clare, a specially trained labrador puppy, and the wise animals in the science lab, Adalyn learns to deal better with the ups and downs of everyday life at school.--Publisher.

Aug 4, 2015
Amelia Bedelia sets sail by Parish, Herman, author.

Amelia Bedelia sets sail

"Amelia Bedelia and her mother share a summer vacation home at the shore with her aunt Mary and her cousin Jason, who has a wicked sense of adventure and a nose for trouble"--

Aug 4, 2015
Amphitrite the bubbly by Holub, Joan, author.

Amphitrite the bubbly

When a mermaid named Amphitrite arrives at Mount Olympus Academy, she finds herself falling for Poseidon, but his quirks may be too much for her.

Aug 4, 2015
Another kind of hurricane by Smith, Tamara Ellis, author.

Another kind of hurricane

The world, itself, seems to bring together Henry, whose best friend died near their home in the mountains of Vermont, and Zavion, who lost his home in Hurricane Katrina, so that the boys can help each other heal.

Aug 4, 2015
Are you thinking what I'm thinking? by Payton, Belle, author.

Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Wondering if there is some truth to their brother's claims that they have a telepathic bond after a series of strange coincidences, twins Alex and Ava test their mind-reading skills to see if they can use the ability to their advantage.

Aug 4, 2015
Attack of the alien horde by Venditti, Robert, author.

Attack of the alien horde

After starting at a new school, a nerdy seventh-grader becomes a reluctant superhero.

Aug 4, 2015
Attack of the Man-Bat! by Black, Jake, author.

Attack of the Man-Bat!

Aug 4, 2015
Auggie & Me - Three Wonder Stories by Palacio, R. J.

Auggie & Me - Three Wonder Stories

Aug 4, 2015
Balancing act by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Balancing act

In this collection of four previously published works Chloe, winner of the Teen Design Diva contest, embarks on her prize--an internship with a famous fashion designer in New York City.

Aug 4, 2015
Barbie in rock 'n royals by McGuire Woods, Molly, author.

Barbie in rock 'n royals

Aug 4, 2015
Blood oath by Scott, Dan (Children's story writer), author.

Blood oath

Lucius finds his privileged life suddenly turned upside down when his father is accused of being a ruthless government informer, the 'Spectre', and disappears. Shamed and desperate, Lucius's brother Quintus takes the dreaded Blood Oath and vows to become a gladiator. But Lucius must fight for their survival behind the scenes, plunging himself into danger and mystery. Where has their father gone? Why has he abandoned everything he once stood for? And what is the meaning of the coded messages that

Aug 4, 2015
Boy's best friend by Banks, Kate, 1960- author.

Boy's best friend

Lester has just moved to Cape Cod and is starting in a new school, and George is missing his best friend who has moved away, but the two develop a friendship and learn about scientific experimentation when they start working on a school science project, testing psychic ability in dogs, based on an experiment developed by Dr. Rupert Sheldrake.

Aug 4, 2015
Buckle and Squash - the perilous princess plot by Courtauld, Sarah, author.

Buckle and Squash - the perilous princess plot

This is the story of two very different sisters--Eliza, who longs to ride into battle against villains and dragons, and Lavender, who would give anything to be a pampered princess. Before the end of the story both of them have had a chance to fulfill their dreams, though not quite in the way they intended. Accompanied by their depressed goat, Gertrude, with their granny's warnings about the Black Death ringing in their ears, they head out into the forest and come face to face with an evil count

Aug 4, 2015
Button Hill by Bradford, Michael, 1975- author.

Button Hill

When Dekker and his little sister Riley are shipped off for the summer to their strange Aunt Primose in Button Hill, they think they are in for a long, boring summer. But when they find an old grandfather clock with a skull face, they are transported to another place, where children have special powers and the dead come to life!

Aug 4, 2015
Can you survive a global blackout? / An Interactive Doomsday Adventure by Doeden, Matt.

Can you survive a global blackout? / An Interactive Doomsday Adventure

"Readers find their own paths as they navigate through a world with no electricity"--

Aug 4, 2015
Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Doeden, Matt, author.

Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving a virus outbreak"--

Aug 4, 2015
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? / An Interactive Doomsday Adventure by Wacholtz, Anthony.

Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? / An Interactive Doomsday Adventure

"Allows readers to choose their own paths as they navigate through the zombie apocalypse"--

Aug 4, 2015
Can you survive an alien invasion? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Hoena, B. A, author.

Can you survive an alien invasion? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving an alien invasion"--

Aug 4, 2015
Catwoman's nine lives by Manning, Matthew K., author.

Catwoman's nine lives

Batman and Catwoman team up to stop the Penguin and the Ventriloquist from waging war on each other.

Aug 4, 2015
Change is in the air, Mallory by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Change is in the air, Mallory

Ten-year-old Mallory is not looking forward to the summer as her friends are either moving or away on vacation, but she soon learns that some changes can be good, and some things are forever.

Aug 4, 2015
Charlie and the Grandmothers by Towell, Katy

Charlie and the Grandmothers

Aug 4, 2015
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight by Nimmo, Jenny.

Charlie Bone and the Red Knight

The final book in the Charlie Bone series - will the Bloors be defeated once and for all?

Aug 4, 2015
Chasing secrets by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- author.

Chasing secrets

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.

Aug 4, 2015
Cheating for the chicken man by Cummings, Priscilla, 1951- author.

Cheating for the chicken man

High school freshman Kate has a lot on her mind, what with taking care of her heartbroken mother and looking after the family chicken farm in Maryland, but she promised her dying father to look after her older brother who is just back from juvenile detention--and this year that seems to involve paying off the bullies at school by doing their school work.

Aug 4, 2015
Death Valley - California, 1849 by Duey, Kathleen, author.

Death Valley - California, 1849

A brother and sister struggle to survive the rigors of Death Valley after their wagon breaks an axle and they set out alone to find help for their stranded family and injured father.

Aug 4, 2015
Desolation Canyon by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.

Desolation Canyon

Twelve-year-olds Aaron and Lisa, and sixteen-year-old bad-boy Cassidy, join their Army-buddy fathers on a float trip down Utah's Green River, where they face terrible physical and mental challenges.

Jul 30, 2015
Diary of a mad brownie - with supporting documents by Coville, Bruce, author.

Diary of a mad brownie - with supporting documents

"Angus Cairns is a brownie, a magical creature with a fastidious nature. Alex Carhart is the messiest eleven-year-old in the United States of America. Together, this unlikely pair embarks on an unforgettable adventure"--

Jul 30, 2015
Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal

Mike Evans goes through the time portal to find his friend Shannon and her troublesome brother Jeff, but he soon finds they all have bigger problems--a robot who wants to repopulate the Earth with dinosaurs and a group of Tyrannosaurus rex babies who remember Mike from New York.

Aug 3, 2015
Dino-Mike and the museum mayhem by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the museum mayhem

His father and everybody else at the museum in New York is excited over the dinosaur eggs that Mike Evans found in Montana--the trouble is they are hatching and Mike will need the help of his mysterious and time-traveling friend Shannon to capture them before they wreck the museum.

Jul 29, 2015
Discord and the Ponyville Players dramarama by Berrow, G. M., author.

Discord and the Ponyville Players dramarama

"Discord is a relatively new student of the Magic of Friendship. So when he receives a secret invitation from Princess Celestia to join the ponies of Ponyville in their Spring Musical, he jumps at the opportunity to practice what he's learned so far. Things go as smoothly as they can at first, but it's not long before the former king of Chaos seems to leave a trail of disaster in his wake and every pony second-guesses including him in their community production. What's a draconequus to do?"--

Aug 2, 2015
Disney Descendants - a novelization by Green, Rico, author.

Disney Descendants - a novelization

"When four offspring of classic Disney villains are offered a chance to leave the island where they have been imprisoned and go to prep school in an idyllic kingdom, they must choose whether or not to follow in their parents' evil footsteps" --

Aug 4, 2015
Disney Descendants. Mal's spell book by McLeef, Tina, author.

Disney Descendants. Mal's spell book

"For fans of Descendants, this spell book, which formerly belonged to Maleficent before she passed it on to Mal, is full of comments, notes, and inside jokes between Mal and the other villains' kids. Laugh and cry along with Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos as they find their way in the world of Auradon Prep" --

Aug 4, 2015
Disney's Descendants Mal's diary by McLeef, Tina, author.

Disney's Descendants Mal's diary

"What if you and your friends were forced to leave the place where you grew up and sent to a prep school where everyone hated your guts? What if your Mom was literally the most evil woman ever and expected you to help her destroy everybody there? What if you met someone kind of amazing...and it changed everything? Life isn't easy for Mal, but it's always exciting"--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 4, 2015
Dory and the real true friend by Hanlon, Abby, author, illustrator.

Dory and the real true friend

Dory, a highly imaginative youngest child, makes a new friend at school but her brother and sister are sure Rosabelle is imaginary, just like all of Dory's other friends.

Aug 4, 2015
Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls by Kessler, Liz/ Gibb, Sarah (ILT)

Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls

Aug 4, 2015
Ends of the earth by Hale, Bruce.

Ends of the earth

To stop LOTUS from taking over the government with its mind-control device, reluctant spy Max Segredo must reunite with his father and orphan friends.

Aug 4, 2015
Erec Rex- the Monsters of Otherness by Kingsley, Kaza

Erec Rex- the Monsters of Otherness

Aug 4, 2015
Escape from Baxter's barn by Bond, Rebecca, 1972-

Escape from Baxter's barn

When Burdock, a young barn cat, sneaks into the house to get warm he hears that the farmer, Dewey Baxter, has terrible plans that will endanger all the animals, and he leads them in an attempt to escape before it is too late.

Aug 4, 2015
Fantastic beasts & where to find them by Rowling, J. K.

Fantastic beasts & where to find them

A description of beasts, believed by Muggles to be mythical, like the Quintaped, the Puffskein, and the Knarl.

Aug 4, 2015
Field trip by Paulsen, Gary.

Field trip

Ben and his twin classmates, Charlotte and Jacob, are missing a school field trip so Ben's father takes them, his new apprentice Brig, and the dogs on an adventure during which Ben manages to try out for a hockey academy against his parents' wishes and the twins turn the road trip into a learning experience.

Aug 4, 2015
Finding someplace by Patrick, Denise Lewis.

Finding someplace

The weekend she turns thirteen, aspiring clothing designer Teresa "Reesie" Boone is separated from her family by Hurricane Katrina but, during the horrific storm and its aftermath, begins to find strength in herself.

Aug 4, 2015
Flunked by Calonita, Jen, author.

Flunked

When petty thief Gilly, who lives with five younger brothers and sisters in a run-down boot, gets caught stealing, she is sentenced to three months at Fairy Tale Reform School, where all of the teachers are former villains, including the Big Bad Wolf, the Evil Queen, and Cinderella's Wicked Stepmother.

Aug 4, 2015
Foulsham by Carey, Edward, 1970- author, illustrator.

Foulsham

"At the Iremonger mansion, set in the trash heaps of an alternate Victorian London, Grandfather Umbitt Iremonger has found a way to make objects assume the shapes of people, and how to turn people into objects. Will outcast grandson Clod--transformed into a gold coin--and servant girl Lucy (now a discarded button) be found and returned to human form?"--

Aug 4, 2015
Freak the mighty by Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Freak the mighty

At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team.

Aug 4, 2015
Fuzzy mud by Sachar, Louis, 1954-

Fuzzy mud

"Two middle-grade kids take a shortcut home from school and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world"--

Aug 4, 2015
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 8, Surfing for secrets by

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 8, Surfing for secrets

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor is back in another prehistoric adventure! A mysterious rodent has been shipwrecked on Mouse Island. He's a prehistoric pirate, and he's searching for a lost Stone Age treasure! Geronimo Stiltonoot and his family volunteer to help him on his dangerous hunt. Petrified cheese! Can they find the treasure without going extinct on the way?

Jul 30, 2015
Geronimo Stilton Creepella von Cacklefur. 7, Suitcase full of ghosts by

Geronimo Stilton Creepella von Cacklefur. 7, Suitcase full of ghosts

"Creepella is about to interview the famouse Hector Spector, who has come to Mysterious Valley with his Galloping Ghost Circus. But before she can, she has a mystery on her paws--someone is playing tricks and making messes all over Cacklefur Castle! Can she put a stop to these ghastly gags?"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 4, 2015
Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 7, The enchanted charms - the seventh adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy by

Geronimo Stilton Kingdom of Fantasy. 7, The enchanted charms - the seventh adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy

For the seventh time Geronimo Stilton finds himself in the Kingdom of Fantasy--this time Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, needs him to find the seven enchanted charms before the evil Wizard of the Black Pearl can get to them.

Jul 30, 2015
Geronimo Stilton, spacemice - 3 ; Ice planet adventure by

Geronimo Stilton, spacemice - 3 ; Ice planet adventure

Friends of the spacemice have disappeared on a strange ice planet, Polarix! Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew are called to search for them. When the spacemice arrive on Polarix, they're surprised at the inhabitants -- cute little aliens that look like colorful fuzz balls! But are these creatures as harmless as they look?

Aug 4, 2015
Geronimo Stilton, spacemice - 4 ; The galactic goal by

Geronimo Stilton, spacemice - 4 ; The galactic goal

"The spacemice have received an invitation to participate in the intergalactic soccerix championship. It's a tournament for the most popular sport in space! But Geronimo doesn't even know how to play Soccerix, let alone lead a team to victory against aliens with bizarre skills (like flying)! Can the spacemice team prevail?"--Page 4 of cover.

Aug 4, 2015
Geronimo Stilton. 60, The treasure of Easter Island by

Geronimo Stilton. 60, The treasure of Easter Island

When Geronimo's sister Thea gets into trouble while searching for treasure on Easter Island, he and his friends come to help.

Jul 30, 2015
Griefer's revenge - an unofficial League of Griefers adventure [book 3] by Morgan, Winter.

Griefer's revenge - an unofficial League of Griefers adventure [book 3]

"Noah and Violet's village is hosting the Olympics for Minecrafters. The events are disrupted when a TNT attack destroys the Olympic stadium. Noah and Violet are forced to gather the townspeople to wage a battle against Daniel and his powerful griefers. They all must stop the griefers before they destroy the games entirely. With a full agenda of Olympic games from relay races to boat races, the group has to save the legendary competition. The griefers, angered by their recent defeat, are getting

Aug 4, 2015
Hephaestus and the island of terror by Holub, Joan, author.

Hephaestus and the island of terror

When the Olympians arrive on the island of Lemnos, they meet the metal-working Hephaestus who is hesitant to leave with the gods, stating that the only way he will join them is if he gets to be their leader.

Aug 4, 2015
Hotel Transylvania 2 Movie Novelization by Deutsch, Stacia (ADP)

Hotel Transylvania 2 Movie Novelization

Aug 4, 2015
How to outswim a shark without a snorkel by Keating, Jess, author.

How to outswim a shark without a snorkel

After becoming the zoo's most popular student ambassador, Ana Wright, twelve, is starting to love her life when Ashley, her archenemy from school, volunteers at the new aquarium, and Ana finds her life turned upside-down again.

Aug 4, 2015
Howl-oween! by Mercer, Sienna, author.

Howl-oween!

It's Halloween, but twins Daniel and Justin aren't spooked by ghosts and pumpkins. After all one of them is a werewolf! But there's still plenty to get nervous about -- like holding your girlfriend's hand, and swapping identities to keep your biggest family secret safe. Trick-or-treating has never been so confusing!--p. [4] cover.

Aug 4, 2015
Ice race! by Weingartner, Amy, author.

Ice race!

After Elsa uses her magic to create a racetrack made of ice, she and some of her friends challenge each other to see who can make the most amazing obstacle course.

Aug 4, 2015
Immortal Guardians by Schrefer, Eliot

Immortal Guardians

Aug 4, 2015
Kitchen chaos by Levine, Deborah A., author.

Kitchen chaos

For a school project, three classmates and their mothers decide to take a celebrity chef's cooking class, with mixed results.

Aug 4, 2015
Kung Fu Panda. Long live the dragon warrior by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Kung Fu Panda. Long live the dragon warrior

"In 'Challenge Day,' it's Dragon Warrior Challenge Day. Anyone who bests Po by sundown will be named the new Dragon Warrior. Po isn't worried, not until a certain disgruntled rhino shows up - on who would be more than happy to take Po's place. In 'Kung-Fu Kid.' Po and Shifu are hosting the Peace Jubilee. Po gets excited when he discovers a kid who is bodacious at kung fu! But it isn't long before Po starts to feel jealous. All anyone can talk about is the new kid. Could Po's days as the Dragon w

Jul 30, 2015
Like a river - a Civil War novel by Wiechman, Kathy Cannon, author.

Like a river - a Civil War novel

Leander and Polly are two teenage Union soldiers who carry deep, dangerous secrets. Leander is underage when he enlists and Polly follows her father into war disguised as his son. The war proves life changing for both as they survive incredible odds. Leander struggles to be accepted as a man and loses his arm as a consequence. Polly mourns the death of her father, endures Andersonville Prison, and narrowly escapes the Sultana steamboat disaster. As the lives of these young, brave soldiers inters

Aug 4, 2015
Lost by Bodeen, S. A.

Lost

Jul 29, 2015
Lost by Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.), 1965- author.

Lost

Sarah Robinson and her family are shipwrecked on a remote and mysterious island. Their food is running out, and their fear is escalating as there is no sign of rescue. The mysterious girl they found unconscious at the beach is healing, and what she tells them about the strange island and especially about someone called the Keeper has the family on edge. When Sarah's dad and Marco's younger brother go missing, the mystery becomes dangerous. Now, it's a matter of life and death.

Aug 4, 2015
Luna by Hapka, Cathy.

Luna

In the Netherlands in 1855, May, a young member of a circus family who is not permitted to perform because of a twisted foot, bonds with a local Friesian farm horse that she names Luna, and together the two perform a heroic act that changes their futuresfor the better. Includes facts about Friesian horses.

Aug 4, 2015
Malcolm under the stars by Beck, W. H., 1970-

Malcolm under the stars

When a rare coin and a strange code are uncovered in McKenna School, Malcolm and the other classroom pets of the Midnight Academy take on their most challenging assignment yet and, through their investigations, they just might save the school from closing.

Aug 4, 2015
Mariella Mystery Investigates the Disappearance of Diana Dumpling by Pankhurst, Kate

Mariella Mystery Investigates the Disappearance of Diana Dumpling

Aug 4, 2015
Master of mirrors! by Sutton, Laurie.

Master of mirrors!

When the Flash follows three mirror image thieves through a shiny storefront window, he enters a different dimension controlled by the Mirror Master, and finds he needs the help of the princess Oriana to counter the supervillain's hypnotic tricks.

Aug 4, 2015
Maybelle goes to school by Speck, Katie, author.

Maybelle goes to school

When Mrs. Peabody makes her Ten Layer Tower of Taste for the school bake sale, Maybelle the cockroach cannot resist sampling the cake, but when she wakes up to find herself on the way to the lunchroom she knows she is in big trouble--especially after she discovers she has to rescue her friend, Henry the flea.

Jul 31, 2015
Medieval upheaval by Dixon, Franklin W, author.

Medieval upheaval

After Chet wins the ring joust and free tickets to the real joust at the King Arthur Faire, Frank and Joe are on the case when these tickets go missing.

Aug 4, 2015
Minus me by Røssland, Ingelin, 1976- author.

Minus me

After discovering she has a rare heart condition, thirteen-year-old Linda devises a list of all the things she wishes to do before she dies, including going to a concert, traveling without her parents, and having her first kiss.

Aug 4, 2015
Mischief and malice by Amoss, Berthe, author.

Mischief and malice

Between school dances, a Christmas play, and a blossoming romance with Tom, Addie stumbles upon a mystery buried in a giant armoire filled with heirlooms of her family's past, which could hold a devastating secret for Tom and his father.

Aug 4, 2015
Mission Hindenburg by London, C. Alexander, author.

Mission Hindenburg

The Cahills are the world's most powerful family, but their strength is being tested. A sinister man calling himself The Outcast has targeted the family and set them an impossible test. He's recreating four of history's worst disasters and challenging the young Cahills to find and stop the tragedies before it's too late. Now, with one disaster behind them, siblings Dan and Amy Cahill and their friends have just days to discover what the Outcast's next move will be. Their frantic search seems to

Aug 4, 2015
Moone Boy - the blunder years by O'Dowd, Chris, 1980- author.

Moone Boy - the blunder years

"Martin Moone is eleven and completely fed up with being the only boy in a family of girls. He's desperate for a decent wingman to help him navigate his idiotic life. So when best mate Padraic suggests Martin get an imaginary friend--or "IF" for short--he decides to give it a go"--

Aug 4, 2015
Move over, Beethoven by First, Julia.

Move over, Beethoven

Aware of her talent, a seventh-grader thinks she wants to be a concert pianist but isn't sure she wants to spend all her free time practicing.

Aug 4, 2015
My brother is a superhero by Solomons, David, 1969- author.

My brother is a superhero

Eleven-year-old Luke, a hardcore fan of comics and superheroes, is jealous when his undeserving older brother Zack is zapped by an alien and turned into a superhero, until a plot to destroy the Earth incapacitates Zack, and Luke, accompanied by Lara, the nosey girl next door, must come to the rescue.

Aug 4, 2015
My brother's secret by Smith, Dan, 1970- author.

My brother's secret

In 1941 twelve-year-old Karl is proud to be a member of the Hitler Youth, but when his father is killed on the Eastern Front everything changes--his family moves to the country to live with his grandparents, he encounters a brutal Gestapo officer, and he begins to realize that his sixteen-year-old brother has joined a youth group who opposes the Nazis.

Aug 4, 2015
My pet human by Surovec, Yasmine, author, illustrator.

My pet human

A cat that enjoys his carefree life gets some treats and backrubs from the humans who have just moved into his favorite abandoned house, then sets out to train them properly, all the while protesting to his friends that he has no interest in being tied down to a human pet.

Aug 4, 2015
Nightborn by Anders, Lou, author.

Nightborn

Karn Korlundsson must travel to the faraway city of Castlebriar, learn to play a new board game called Charioteers, decipher the Riddle of the Horn, and tangle with mysterious elves in order to rescue his best friend, Thianna Frostborn, facing great dangers at every step. Includes directions for playing Charioteers.

Aug 4, 2015
Northwood by Falkner, Brian/ Bixley, Donovan (ILT)

Northwood

Aug 4, 2015
Old wolf - a fable by Avi, 1937- author.

Old wolf - a fable

"A wolf and bird must fight the starving time and find food, while a human boy learns to hunt"--

Aug 4, 2015
Old Wolf by Avi/ Floca, Brian (ILT)

Old Wolf

Jul 30, 2015
Oliver Fibbs and the giant boy-munching bugs by Hartley, Steve.

Oliver Fibbs and the giant boy-munching bugs

Oliver embellishes the truth about getting bitten by a disease-carrying tropical insect.

Aug 4, 2015
On the trail by Thorpe, Kiki.

On the trail

"Four best friends--Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby--travel to Never Land, where they find adventure, friendship, and mystery! When the girls realize that animal talent fairy Fawn is missing, the search is on"-

Aug 4, 2015
Operation orca by Roy, Ron, 1940-

Operation orca

"Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose must solve a mystery when they go whale watching in Alaska"--

Aug 4, 2015
Operation pucker up by Alpine, Rachele, author.

Operation pucker up

When never-been-kissed Grace lands the lead role in her school's production of Snow White, she and her friends create a plan for her to score her first kiss before she has to kiss James Lowe, the most popular boy in school and the play's "Prince Charming."

Aug 4, 2015
Out of Bounds by Bowen, Fred

Out of Bounds

Aug 4, 2015
Pan's Realm by Pike, Christopher

Pan's Realm

Jul 28, 2015
Pan's realm by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

Pan's realm

Are there such things as fairies and gnomes? Leprechauns and elves? Most people, including Adam, would say no. But one day a whole herd of magical creatures invades Spooksville. At first they play childish pranks, and Adam and his friends are happy to welcome them. But quickly the pranks turn cruel, leaving Adam, Sally, Watch, and Cindy fighting for their lives.

Aug 4, 2015
Path of stars by Hunter, Erin, author.

Path of stars

When the dangerous Slash takes Star Flower hostage, her mate Clear Sky must rally the other four clans to his side in order to save her.

Aug 4, 2015
Piper Green and the Fairy Tree by Potter, Ellen/ Leng, Qin (ILT)

Piper Green and the Fairy Tree

Aug 4, 2015
Poems in the attic by Grimes, Nikki.

Poems in the attic

A young girl learns much about her mother as she reads a collection of poems written before she was born that capture her mother's memories of living around the world and growing up as a child of an Air Force serviceperson. Includes author's note, list of Air Force bases, and explanation of the free verse and tanka poetry forms used.

Aug 4, 2015
Power of the fire dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Power of the fire dragon

When the king decides to take the dragons to Arkwood to visit Queen Rose, Rori, Drake, and their dragons are left behind--so when the evil wizard Maldred attacks the castle riding a giant four-headed dragon that spits poison, the two young dragon mastersand their dragons are forced to defend the castle by themselves.

Aug 4, 2015
Princess Juniper of the Hourglass by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author.

Princess Juniper of the Hourglass

Tired of all the rules of comportment at court, Princess Juniper asks for, and receives, a very small country of her own for her thirteenth name-day, one she can set up and rule with less formality and more simple friendship--but there is trouble at home and she has to find a way to thwart her distant cousin's ambitions.

Aug 4, 2015
Quidditch through the ages by Rowling, J. K.

Quidditch through the ages

An overview of the most popular sport in the wizarding world details required equipment and rules of play, examining the evolution of quidditch as well as the finer points of modern play.

Aug 4, 2015
Raiders of the Lost Shark by Gardner, Lyn/ Asquith, Ros (ILT)

Raiders of the Lost Shark

Aug 4, 2015
Randoms by Liss, David

Randoms

Aug 4, 2015
Ranger in time. Danger in Ancient Rome by Messner, Kate, author.

Ranger in time. Danger in Ancient Rome

The mysterious box that Ranger the golden retriever found in the garden transports him back to first century Rome, where he must rescue Marcus, a young servant boy, and Quintus, a volunteer gladiator, from the brutal world of the Colosseum.

Jul 30, 2015
Rescue Rebellion by Stilton, Geronimo

Rescue Rebellion

Aug 4, 2015
Retribution by Walden, Mark, author.

Retribution

The struggle for human survival continues following an alien invasion of Earth as twelve-year-old Sam and his fellow resistance members join a mission to disable the invading Voidborn technology in Tokyo, but something is coming, something even worse than the Voidborn.

Aug 4, 2015
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the uranium unicorns from Uranus by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the uranium unicorns from Uranus

Evil Uncle Unicorn attempts to dominate earth by using a Ladybot to trick Mighty Robot.

Aug 4, 2015
River runs deep by Bradbury, Jennifer, author.

River runs deep

Twelve-year-old Elias is sent to Mammoth Cave in Kentucky to fight a case of consumption--and ends up fighting for the lives of a secret community of escaped slaves traveling along the Underground Railroad.

Aug 4, 2015
Sadie's story by Heppermann, Christine, author.

Sadie's story

When her two best friends take a vacation without her, nine-year-old Sadie meets a witch who takes her on a bird-watching adventure. Includes birding tips.

Aug 4, 2015
Samantha Sanderson at the movies by Caroll, Robin.

Samantha Sanderson at the movies

When an explosive device is found in the local movie theater, middle school journalist Samantha Sanderson gets the lead on this developing and controversial story--controversial because the movie theater has recently come under attack by a renowned, outspoken atheist for allowing a local church to show Christian movies.

Aug 4, 2015
Samantha Sanderson off the record by Caroll, Robin, author.

Samantha Sanderson off the record

Middle school journalist Samantha Sanderson and her tech-savvy friend Makayla investigates who might be behind a virus that was uploaded into their schools computer system to tamper with the grades.

Aug 4, 2015
Saving crazy by Hood-Caddy, Karen, 1948- author.

Saving crazy

Aug 4, 2015
Saving Mr. Terupt by Buyea, Rob, author.

Saving Mr. Terupt

Seventh grade was going to be awesome. The only thing missing was Mr. Terupt. The kids from Mr. Terupt's fifth- and sixth-grade classes are entering their first year of junior high school. There's a lot to be excited about, but there are new challenges, too. Peter and Jeffrey face tough competition on their wrestling team. Alexia has a disastrous first day of school, and that's only the beginning. Anna is desperate for Charlie to propose to her mother--what is he waiting for?! Danielle isn't fee

Aug 4, 2015
Scarecrow's panic plot by Beatty, Scott, 1969- author.

Scarecrow's panic plot

After he falls into Scarecrow's trap, Batman is fitted with a helmet that slowly releases a fear-inducing gas, leaving him terrified of everything around him--even Robin and Nightwing, who are trying to save him.

Jul 28, 2015
Scarecrow's panic plot by Beatty, Scott, 1969- author.

Scarecrow's panic plot

After he falls into Scarecrow's trap, Batman is fitted with a helmet that slowly releases a fear-inducing gas, leaving him terrified of everything around him--even Robin and Nightwing, who are trying to save him.

Aug 4, 2015
School for sidekicks / The Totally Secret Origin of Foxman Jr. by McCullough, Kelly.

School for sidekicks / The Totally Secret Origin of Foxman Jr.

"Superhero geek Evan survives a supervillian's death ray, and is sent to the Academy for Metahuman Operatives. Unfortunately, instead of fighting bad guys, Evan finds himself blacklisted, and on the wrong side of the school's director. Can he convince his semi-retired has-been mentor to become a real hero once again?"--

Aug 4, 2015
Secrets of Selkie Bay by Thomas, Shelley Moore, author.

Secrets of Selkie Bay

Selkie Bay is a place where the old legends seem very near, and eleven-year-old Cordelia believes that her secretive mother is a selkie who has returned to the sea--a belief that offers some hope as she struggles to care for her two younger sisters and help her scientist father makes ends meet in their home by the sea.

Aug 4, 2015
Secrets of the Cave by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Secrets of the Cave

Aug 4, 2015
Serafina and the black cloak by Beatty, Robert, 1963- author.

Serafina and the black cloak

In 1899, a twelve-year-old rat catcher on North Carolina's Biltmore estate teams up with the estate owner's young nephew to battle a great evil and, in the process, unlocks the puzzle of her past.

Aug 4, 2015
Shadows of Sherwood by Magoon, Kekla.

Shadows of Sherwood

When Nott City is taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown, and her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Robyn Loxley flees for her life and joins a group of children trying to take back what is rightfully theirs in this futuristic retelling of Robin Hood.

Aug 4, 2015
Sleeping beauty dreams big by Holub, Joan, author.

Sleeping beauty dreams big

Once upon a time, in faraway Grimmlandia ... Sleeping Beauty who just goes by her middle name, Rose has always been a daredevil. But according to her fairy tale, after her twelfth birthday Rose must avoid all sharp objects. That isn't easy at Grimm Academy, where enchanted items can also be dangerous. Rose will have to stay wide awake to keep out of trouble-and to find her magic charm!

Aug 4, 2015
Star of light by St. John, Patricia Mary, 1919-1992.

Star of light

In a mountain village in Morocco, an Englishwoman transforms the lives of her visiting niece, a blind baby girl, and an eleven-year-old boy through her work as a missionary nurse.

Jul 30, 2015
Star wars rebels. Imperial justice by Fry, Jason, 1969-

Star wars rebels. Imperial justice

As a new student at Lothal's Imperial Academy, Zare Leonis does everything it takes to pass as a model cadet. But he is hidden enemy among Imperial loyalists, determined to discover the truth about his missing sister and to bring down the Empire. Luckily, he has his tech-savvy girlfriend, Merei, by his side, willing to help him however she can-even if it means dealing with criminals in the shadiest parts of Capital City. In the meantime, Zare must face down a dangerous foe of his own: Captain Ro

Aug 4, 2015
Stella Batts - superstar by Sheinmel, Courtney, author.

Stella Batts - superstar

Stella gets a chance to audition for her favorite television show when she meets a casting director who thinks she is perfect for the role, so she rehearses her lines until she know the part by heart, but the audition does not go as planned.

Aug 4, 2015
Stonebird by Revell, Mike

Stonebird

Jul 29, 2015
Stonebird by Revell, Mike, author.

Stonebird

When ten-year-old Liam moves house to be closer to his dementia-suffering grandma, he's thrown into an unfamiliar place, with a family that seems to be falling apart. Liam doesn't remember what his grandma was like before she became ill. He only knows the witch-like old woman who snaps and snarls and eats her birthday cards. He wants to fix it, but he can't. Walking his dog one day, Liam discovers an old stone gargoyle in a rundown church, and his life changes in impossible ways. The gargoyle is

Aug 4, 2015
Stormstruck! by Macfarlane, John.

Stormstruck!

Believing his parents are going to euthanize Pogo, a beloved golden Labrador that had belonged to his deceased brother, twelve-year-old Sam sets sail with the dog and gets caught in a terrible storm along with Magnus, a hermit, and his pet tern, Fuego, whom they meet on an island.

Aug 4, 2015
Stubby by Klimo, Kate, author.

Stubby

"Stubby the war dog narrates the story of his life, from his birth on the streets of New Haven, Connecticut, through his time spent in Europe with the American Expeditionary Force, to his eventual hero's welcome back in the U.S."--

Aug 4, 2015
Supercat vs the party pooper by Willis, Jeanne, author.

Supercat vs the party pooper

"Tiger was an ordinary pet, until the day he licked a toxic sock and was transformed into...SUPERCAT! Now, the evil Count Backwards has kidnapped the Queen from her own birthday party and plans to take over the world! With his superpowers, his best friend James, and a few tricks in his party bag, can Supercat save the day? It's party time" --

Aug 4, 2015
Swamp monster by Preller, James.

Swamp monster

Twins Lance and Chance LaRue are seeking a pet in the swamp near their Texas shack when they happen upon an egg and bring it home to hatch, but the creature's mother finds them, determined to rescue her little one.

Aug 4, 2015
The accidental afterlife of Thomas Marsden by Trevayne, Emma.

The accidental afterlife of Thomas Marsden

At age twelve, grave robber Thomas Marsden discovers a boy who looks just like him in an unmarked grave and begins a journey of discovery as he learns of faeries trapped in London and their hope that he can return them to their realm.

Aug 4, 2015
The black masquerade by Tulien, Sean.

The black masquerade

When Black Mask crashes Bruce Wayne's masquerade ball and kidnaps Comissioner Gordon it is up to Batman to rescue the policeman--with some timely help from Catwoman.

Aug 4, 2015
The book of dares for lost friends by Kelley, Jane (Jane Alice), 1954- author.

The book of dares for lost friends

"New York City middle-schooler Val teams up with a strange boy who lives in an even stranger bookshop to save her best friend who has lost her way in this story about universal friendship"--

Aug 4, 2015
The Cloud Castle by Stilton, Thea

The Cloud Castle

Aug 4, 2015
The curious world of Calpurnia Tate by Kelly, Jacqueline, author.

The curious world of Calpurnia Tate

"In rural Texas in 1900, when a storm blows change into town in the form of a visiting veterinarian, twelve-year-old Callie discovers a life and a vocation she desperately wants. But with societal expectations as they are, she will need all her wits and courage to realize her dreams"--

Aug 4, 2015
The Dark Corner by Pike, Christopher

The Dark Corner

Jul 29, 2015
The dark corner by Pike, Christopher, 1955- author.

The dark corner

Talked into venturing to the fearsome otherworld dimension of the Secret Path by Bum, who has learned of a super-fun place there, Adam and his friends ignore Sally's reservations and find more than they expect.

Aug 4, 2015
The doublecross - (and other skills I learned as a superspy) by Pearce, Jackson, author.

The doublecross - (and other skills I learned as a superspy)

Overweight and non-athletic, twelve-year-old Hale may have been born and raised to be a spy for the Sub Rosa Society but it seems he is unlikely to become a Field Agent until his parents are captured by the evil League and Hale sets out on a solo mission to save them.

Aug 4, 2015
The dragonfly effect by Korman, Gordon, author.

The dragonfly effect

"Is it a gift or is it a curse? Jax Opus can use his color-changing eyes to make people do what he wants. But soon Jax is pulled into a dangerous conspiracy devised by a mysterious group...and now they're going to make Jax do what THEY want." --

Aug 4, 2015
The fairy's mistake by Levine, Gail Carson.

The fairy's mistake

In this humorous retelling of a Perrault tale, the fairy Ethelinda rewards one twin sister for good behavior and punishes the other for bad, only to discover that her punishment is more pleasing than her reward.

Aug 4, 2015
The ghostly guinea pig by Pankhurst, Kate.

The ghostly guinea pig

After her town is invaded by guinea pigs who appear to have a green glow and are thought to be ghosts, Mariella records clues about them in her journal as she and her Mystery Girls try to discover what they really are.

Aug 4, 2015
The golden specific by Grove, S. E., author.

The golden specific

Thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims, with her friend Theo, continues to search for her parents, explorers who have vanished as the borders shift within a world transformed by the Great Disruption of 1799.

Aug 4, 2015
The huge hair scare by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

The huge hair scare

Where is the bad hair day fog coming from?

Aug 4, 2015
The ire of Iron Claw by Hamilton, K. R. (Kersten R.)

The ire of Iron Claw

"The daring and loyal dachshund Noodles, the boy inventor Wally Kennewickett, and his scientific genius family and staff of automatons join forces with Nikola Tesla to defeat sky pirates, cross Europe in a giant mechanical spider, and defy the evil Mesmers"--

Aug 4, 2015
The keeper by Baldacci, David, author.

The keeper

Vega Jane and her friend Delph have taken the map that Quentin Harris left them and set out from the town of Wormwood, determined to brave the Quag and find freedom on the other side--but the Quag was designed to keep the town people in, and it is filledwith bloodthirsty creatures and sinister magic, and it is not going to let them escape unscathed.

Aug 4, 2015
The Land of Stories - Beyond the kingdoms by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author.

The Land of Stories - Beyond the kingdoms

"The Masked Man possesses a powerful magic potion that turns every book it touches into a portal, and he is recruiting an army of literature's greatest villains! So begins a race through the magical Land of Oz, the fantastical world of Neverland, the madness of Wonderland, and beyond. Can twins Alex and Conner catch up to the Masked Man?"--

Aug 2, 2015
The last ever after by Chainani, Soman, author.

The last ever after

While the two former best friends are separated, villians from the past attempt to create a new realm with Sophie as their queen, leaving only Agatha and Tedros to fight against the forces of evil.

Aug 4, 2015
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the fairy child by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the fairy child

When the circus arrives in Edinburgh, Lizzie finds herself in competition with a fraudulent medium and in the process meets the local wealthy mill owner and his very young orphaned niece Amelia, who becomes enthralled by the magic of the circus--and whenAmelia disappears during a "fairy hunt" while Lizzie was watching her, she finds herself under suspicion and needs to use her own visions to find the kidnapper and save the child.

Aug 4, 2015
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the ghost ship by Lockwood, Vicki, author.

The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the ghost ship

Fitzy's Circus is invited to perform at Whitby by the Maharaja Duleep Singh, but they find the locals nervous and unfriendly, worried by the ghost ship that is apparently haunting the harbor of the small seaside town--and when a valuable necklace goes missing, the circus performers are immediately suspected, so it is up to Lizzie to use her psychic abilities to discover the true criminals.

Aug 4, 2015
The Maloneys' magical weatherbox by Quinlan, Nigel, author.

The Maloneys' magical weatherbox

When autumn fails to arrive at the end of summer, Irish siblings Nigel and Liz must battle for control of the seasons from the evil Mrs. Fitzgerald.

Aug 4, 2015
The Maloneys' magical weatherbox by Quinlan, Nigel.

The Maloneys' magical weatherbox

When autumn fails to arrive at the end of summer, Irish siblings Nigel and Liz must battle for control of the seasons from the evil Mrs. Fitzgerald.

Jul 29, 2015
The mean girl meltdown by Eyre, Lindsay, author.

The mean girl meltdown

Fourth-grader Sylvie Scruggs is old enough to join her town's new junior ice-hockey team, and she is a really good skater, even if she does have a tendency to close her eyes when she shoots, but fifth-grader Jamie Redmond does not like younger kids on the team, and when someone starts pulling pranks on Sylvie she is convinced that Jamie is responsible--and she enlists the help of her friends to prove it and get even.

Aug 4, 2015
The mystery of the cursed poodle by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

The mystery of the cursed poodle

Is the stuffed poodle in Puddleford Museum really cursed?

Aug 4, 2015
The phoenix of destiny - an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

The phoenix of destiny - an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure

Geronimo Stilton is summoned back to the Kingdom of Fantasy, but he finds Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, surrounded by dark fairies and behaving very coldly--and it is up to Geronimo to figure out just what is going on and find the allies he needs to free Blossom from the evil spell that is affecting her.

Aug 4, 2015
The Poe Annex by Shulman, Polly.

The Poe Annex

Sukie braves the twists and turns of the spooky Poe Annex at the New-York Circulating Material Repository to untangle ancient family secrets, find hidden treasure, and help the ghosts who are haunting her house.

Aug 4, 2015
The Return of the Rainbow Griefers by Morgan, Winter

The Return of the Rainbow Griefers

Aug 4, 2015
The safest lie by Cerrito, Angela, author.

The safest lie

A nine-year-old Jewish girl, helped by Irena Sendler and the Zegota organization, is smuggled out of the Warsaw ghetto, given a new identity, and sent to live in the countryside for the duration of the World War II.

Aug 4, 2015
The secrets of blueberries, brothers, Moose & me by Nickerson, Sara, author.

The secrets of blueberries, brothers, Moose & me

"In order to earn money, twelve-year-old Missy and her older brother Patrick spend the summer working on a blueberry farm, where they learn lessons about life and growing up"--

Aug 4, 2015
The sixth man by Feinstein, John.

The sixth man

"New kid Max Bellotti has the talent to lead The Lions basketball team straight to victory, but Max he also has a secret that could disrupt their winning streak once it's exposed"--

Aug 4, 2015
The spaghetti yeti by Pankhurst, Kate, author.

The spaghetti yeti

Mariella and the Mystery Girls set out to discover if there really is a spaghetti-loving yeti living in the woods.

Aug 4, 2015
The spotted dog last seen by Kerrin, Jessica Scott, author.

The spotted dog last seen

When a new book arrives at the library with a secret code written inside, Derek, with the help of his friends, follows the clues from one novel to the next and makes a discovery that may help him get past a terrible loss.

Aug 4, 2015
The Sword of Summer by Riordan, Rick

The Sword of Summer

Aug 4, 2015
The thief of mirrors by Baccalario, Pierdomenico, author.

The thief of mirrors

A special meeting of the Enchanted Emporium's shopkeeper families is actually a deadly trap set by the evil Semueld Askell, but before he can come to the rescue Finley McPhee needs to figure out where the meeting is being held--a task made more difficultbecause his older brother refuses to return the magic key that rightly belongs to Finley as the defender of the Emporium.

Aug 4, 2015
The tomb robber and King Tut by Gauch, Sarah, author.

The tomb robber and King Tut

Hassan, grandson of tomb robbers, joins the dig of King Tut's tomb, but must show honesty to continue working.

Aug 4, 2015
The traveling circus by Gay, Marie-Louise, author.

The traveling circus

Charlie and his family are about to embark on another trip, to another out-of-the-way place off the beaten path. This time they are heading to an island in Croatia -- an incredibly beautiful country that lives in the shadow of war and conflict. Even for a seasoned traveler like Charlie, Croatia is a very different experience: the language is unfamiliar and half the words have no vowels, goats are a traffic-calming device, and red cliffs loom like fortresses over an impossibly blue sea. Still, Ch

Aug 4, 2015
Too much good luck by Potter, Ellen, 1963-

Too much good luck

On an island off the coast of Maine, where children ride lobster boats to school, Piper worries that too much good luck can sometimes equal bad luck.

Aug 4, 2015
Trick or trap by Stine, R. L, author.

Trick or trap

On Halloween, Scott and Amanda plan to get revenge on their bullies by luring them into a supposedly haunted house filled with traps, but soon the house has plans of its own.

Aug 4, 2015