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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.

Nov 26, 2014
Absolutely Truly by Frederick, Heather Vogel, author.

Absolutely Truly

"Twelve-year-old Truly Lovejoy's family moves to a small town to take over a bookstore. Soon, she has to solve two mysteries involving a missing book and an undelivered letter"--

Nov 26, 2014
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

Alice's adventures in Wonderland

A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.

Nov 23, 2014
Amelia's 5th grade notebook by Moss, Marissa.

Amelia's 5th grade notebook

Follows Amelia through an entire year as she records and illustrates her adventures in her notebook. Scrapbook pages introduce the seasons.

Nov 26, 2014
Amelia's guide to gossip - the good, the bad, and the ugly by Moss, Marissa.

Amelia's guide to gossip - the good, the bad, and the ugly

Amelia settles into her new school and joins in on all the gossip going around, but when the rumors begin about her, Amelia realizes that gossiping isn't as much fun as she thought and works to put a stop to it before more harm is done.

Nov 26, 2014
Anastasia Romanov - the last Grand Duchess by Hood, Ann, 1956- author.

Anastasia Romanov - the last Grand Duchess

When they are transported to St. Petersburg, Russia, twins Maisie and Felix meet Anastasia Romanov and experience a world filled with palaces and privilege.

Nov 26, 2014
Andi under pressure by Flower, Amanda, author.

Andi under pressure

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.

Nov 23, 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.

Nov 23, 2014
Android in the attic by Allan, Nicholas, author.

Android in the attic

Aunt Edna has created a no-nonsense nanny android to make sure Billy and Alfie don't have any fun. But then Alfie discovers how to override Auntie Anne-Droid's programming and nothing can stop them eating all the Cheeki Choko Cherry Cakes they like ...until the real aunt Edna is kidnapped!

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
Audrey (cow) - an oral account of a most daring escape, based more or less on a true story by Bar-el, Dan, author.

Audrey (cow) - an oral account of a most daring escape, based more or less on a true story

Longing for a life filled with poetry and the green pastures beyond the farm where she is destined for the slaughterhouse, Audrey the cow enlists the help of human and animal friends to stage a daring escape.

Nov 26, 2014
Black Beauty by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878.

Black Beauty

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

Nov 26, 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?

Nov 20, 2014
Blizzard - Colorado, 1886 by Duey, Kathleen, author.

Blizzard - Colorado, 1886

When twelve-year-old Maggie attempts to rescue Hadyn during a sudden blizzard in the Colorado mountains in 1886, both cousins change their minds about each other.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
Blue mountain by Leavitt, Martine, 1953- author.

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"--

Nov 26, 2014
Captain America - the first avenger by Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Captain America - the first avenger

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
Chasing gold by Hapka, Cathy, author.

Chasing gold

Saving up money and time to visit a prestigious riding clinic, Haley pulls away from family and friends in order to pursue her dream.

Nov 26, 2014
Classic tales of Oscar Wilde by Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.

Classic tales of Oscar Wilde

Nov 20, 2014
Dappled Annie and the tigrish by McCallum, Mary, 1961- author.

Dappled Annie and the tigrish

Annie enjoys spending time in the hedge at the end of the garden where she can keep cool and talk to the creatures that live there.

Nov 26, 2014
Date with Destiny by Mercer, Sienna.

Date with Destiny

The twins are back in Transylvania for a wedding, and to settle Ivy in to the Wallachia Academy. Plus they've landed the juicy job of reporting on the royals' big day for VAMP magazine. Exciting! But Olivia is pining for Jackson and, to make matters worse, wherever she turns she's confronted with happy couples! She struggles to overcome her feelings until distraction comes in the form of an old feud that threatens to spoil the happy couple's day...

Nov 26, 2014
Deception by Cavendish, Grace.

Deception

Thirteen-year-old Lady Grace Cavendish, maid of honor to Queen Elizabeth I, describes in her diary her efforts to discover who is counterfeiting the new English silver coin.

Nov 26, 2014
Desmond Pucket and the mountain full of monsters by Tatulli, Mark.

Desmond Pucket and the mountain full of monsters

"Desmond has been waiting his whole life for this day. It is the sixth-grade field trip to Crab Shell Pier, home to the awesomely fantastic Mountain Full of Monsters ride, and Desmond has one goal: convince Tina Schimsky to ride it with him. But once inside the amusement park, Desmond finds that executing his master plan will be no simple feat. Accompanied by his best friend, Ricky, Desmond must outwit both the tyrannical Mr. Needles and the nefarious bully Scott Selzer, along with anyone---or a

Nov 23, 2014
Diary of a wimpy kid - the long haul by Kinney, Jeff, author.

Diary of a wimpy kid - the long haul

The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

Nov 26, 2014
Dirk Daring, secret agent by Becker, Helaine, author.

Dirk Daring, secret agent

Nov 23, 2014
Exile by Cavendish, Grace.

Exile

Nov 26, 2014
Following Flora by Farrant, Natasha, author.

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"--

Nov 26, 2014
For the love of Gelo! by O'Donnell, Tom, author.

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"--

Nov 26, 2014
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 3, Help, I'm in hot lava! by

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 3, Help, I'm in hot lava!

Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure. Geronimo Stiltonoot and his family are off to find a cure for Grandma Ratrock's aches and pains. She's heard that a remedy hides in a legendary valley, and Geronimo isn't even sure it exists. Little does he know that getting there will be an adventure among geysers, volcanoes, and rivers of molten lava.

Nov 26, 2014
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 6, Don't wake the dinosaur! by

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 6, Don't wake the dinosaur!

"Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! It's the night of the big Cavemouse Idol competition, but Geronimo Stiltonoot isn't there. He has a cold, and goes to bed early. So when it's discovered that the contest's valuable grand prize has been stolen, Geronimo is the main suspect! He must prove his innocence . . . or he'll end up in enormouse trouble!" --

Nov 26, 2014
Ghost of Spirit Bear by Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-

Ghost of Spirit Bear

After a year in exile on an Alaskan island as punishment for severely beating a fellow student, Cole Matthews returns to school in Minneapolis having made peace with himself and his victim--but he finds that surviving the violence and hatred of high school is even harder than surviving in the wilderness.

Nov 26, 2014
Go! Fight! Twin! by Payton, Belle, author.

Go! Fight! Twin!

Worried about embarrassing herself at cheerleading tryouts, Alex convinces her twin sister Ava to take her place for the tryouts, never expecting Ava to show a real talent for the sport.

Nov 26, 2014
Gobbled by ghorks - a Creature Department novel by Weston, Robert Paul, author.

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"--

Nov 26, 2014
Gold! by Cavendish, Grace.

Gold!

Preparations for the wedding of one of Lady Grace's fellow Maids of Honour are interrupted when a shipment of gold, on its way to the Queen, is stolen. The culprit is a single masked horseman, all in black - or is it a gang of ruffians from the forest? The clues seem to point in several different directions.

Nov 26, 2014
Goosebumps wanted - the haunted mask by Stine, R. L.

Goosebumps wanted - the haunted mask

When she discovers an evil mask at the bottom of a trunk and puts it on, LuAnn's Halloween turns into a real nightmare because only an act of unbelievable kindness can remove it.

Nov 26, 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

Nov 20, 2014
Guardians of the galaxy - the junior novel by Wyatt, Chris, 1975- author.

Guardians of the galaxy - the junior novel

A group of cosmic misfits--Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot--band together to protect a mysterious orb against Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

Nov 26, 2014
Guardians of the galaxy - the junior novel by Wyatt, Chris, author.

Guardians of the galaxy - the junior novel

A group of cosmic misfits--Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot--band together to protect a mysterious orb against Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

Nov 19, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
Haunted by Cavendish, Grace.

Haunted

Nov 26, 2014
Heap house by Carey, Edward, 1970- author.

Heap house

"Young Clod is an Iremonger. He lives in at Heap House, his family's mansion at the center of the Heaps, a vast sea of lost and discarded items whose ever-shifting masses have been known to swallow people alive. The Iremongers are an odd old family, each the owner of a Birth Object they must keep with them at all times. Clod is perhaps the oddest of all--his gift and his curse is that he can hear all of the objects of Heap House whispering. Yes, a storm is brewing over Heap House. The Iremongers

Nov 26, 2014
Henry and Beezus by Cleary, Beverly.

Henry and Beezus

Henry Huggins, his dog Ribsy, and his friend Beezus, busy themselves with trying to earn enough money for Henry to buy a bicycle.

Nov 26, 2014
Henry and Beezus by Cleary, Beverly.

Henry and Beezus

When Henry decides to sell bubble gum to all the kids at school to earn money to buy his own bicycle, he gets plenty of trouble, but very little money.

Nov 26, 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"--

Nov 26, 2014
Intrigue by Cavendish, Grace.

Intrigue

A new play: Inrigue, is just about to open in Whitehall. The play includes a very clever, convincing death scene, and the Queen is desperate to see it before the rest of her country. But when the Queen goes to watch, the death scene is far too convincing - in fact, it's real! Richard Fitzgrey has just been murdered in front of the Queen. Grace finds as many opportunities as possibile to investigate this dramatic death. She discovers that the motives for Richard's murder are more complicated than

Nov 26, 2014
Iron Man by Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Iron Man

Nov 26, 2014
Isabel's war by Perl, Lila, author.

Isabel's war

Twelve-year-old Isabel has no interest in the war in Europe until her family welcomes Helga, a German war refugee, into their home in the Bronx.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 26, 2014
Jinx by Cavendish, Grace.

Jinx

It's the height of summer and the palace is full of ambassadors and ladies from the Spanish court. When a visit to the famous St Bartholomew's fair is planned to entertain the guests, Grace jumps at the chance to get out for the day. Not everybody feels the same though and there's a lot of superstition amongst the ladies about the gypsies, fortune tellers and herbal medicine that will be at the fair. When a mysterious fire at the fair leaves Lady Sarah injured and a gypsy woman dead, it seems th

Nov 26, 2014
Keys by Cavendish, Grace.

Keys

When the Court clockmaker, Mr Urseau, is found dead in his workshop - a dagger in his chest and a key clutched in his hand - rumours start flying. Was the murderer his young assistant? Or maybe his wife? Both could be after Urseau's private treasure. And where is the key from? What is it for? Lady Grace, Queen Elizabeth's own Lady Pursuiviant is determined to get to the bottom of all these questions. But things get even more complicated when Grace discovers that a mysterious clock was delivered

Nov 26, 2014
Legacy of the claw by Grey, C. R., author.

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.

Nov 26, 2014
Lion classic Christmas stories by Joslin, Mary, 1953- author.

Lion classic Christmas stories

Collection of twelve stories that reflect the true spirit of Christmas.

Nov 26, 2014
Loot by Cavendish, Grace.

Loot

Nov 26, 2014
Maggie Malone gets the royal treatment by McCarthy, Jenna, author.

Maggie Malone gets the royal treatment

When Maggie Malone puts on her (mostly) magical boots, she's transformed into the beautiful, famous Princess Wilhelmina of Wincastle. Maggie gets to spend a whole day in Princess Mimi's royally awesome shoes sipping tea and waving to fans at the Wedding of the Century. But Maggie doesn't count on Mimi's jealous cousin, Princess Penelope, trying to sabotage her every move!

Nov 26, 2014
Mary Poppins - 80th anniversary collection by Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996.

Mary Poppins - 80th anniversary collection

Nov 26, 2014
Mikis and the donkey by Dumon Tak, Bibi, author.

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"--

Nov 23, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
Miss Twiggley's tree by Fox, Dorothea Warren, 1914-1999.

Miss Twiggley's tree

Shy Miss Twiggley lives in a tree with her dog. Her odd ways cause a commotion in town until a hurricane strikes.

Nov 19, 2014
Never wear red lipstick on picture day (and other lessons I've learned) by Gutknecht, Allison, author.

Never wear red lipstick on picture day (and other lessons I've learned)

While trying to come up with something special to wear when she gets her picture taken at school, Mandy also worries about how she can win the contest for best cafeteria behavior.

Nov 26, 2014
No place like Holmes by Lethcoe, Jason.

No place like Holmes

"When Griffin is sent to stay with his detective uncle at 221A Baker Street for the summer, he is certain that his uncle must be the great Sherlock Holmes! But Griffin is disappointed to discover that Holmes lives at 221B Baker Street and his uncle lives unit 221A. His uncle is a detective, just not a very good one. But when Griffin meets a woman with a case that Holmes has turned away for being too ridiculous, he and his uncle team up to help her. Along the way, Griffin shows his uncle just wha

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 26, 2014
Peter Pan by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937, author.

Peter Pan

Nov 20, 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"--

Nov 26, 2014
Pinocchio by McMullan, Kate, author.

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.

Nov 26, 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 restaurant reviewer for a local paper.

Nov 23, 2014
Rise of the Undead Redhead by Dougherty, Meghan (Public relations consultant)

Rise of the Undead Redhead

Eleven-year-old Dorothy Moore and her younger sister, Sam, must move into their eccentric grandmother's funeral home, and it is tough dealing with G-Ma Sally and a new middle school but things get easier when Dorothy discovers G-Ma's old roller skates and leads a roller derby team to the championships.

Nov 19, 2014
Rise of the undead redhead by Dougherty, Meghan (Public relations consultant), author.

Rise of the undead redhead

Eleven-year-old Dorothy Moore and her younger sister, Sam, must move into their eccentric grandmother's funeral home, and it is tough dealing with G-Ma Sally and a new middle school but things get easier when Dorothy discovers G-Ma's old roller skates and leads a roller derby team to the championships.

Nov 26, 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 kind of magic to protect themselves.

Nov 26, 2014
Run, Billy, run by Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.

Run, Billy, run

When 14-year-old Billy joins the track team, he improves his running and other areas of his life too.

Nov 26, 2014
Running out of night by Lovejoy, Sharon, 1945- author.

Running out of night

"Journey of an abused twelve-year-old white girl and an escaped slave girl who run away together and form a bond of friendship while seeking freedom"--

Nov 26, 2014
Saara's passage by Autio, Karen.

Saara's passage

Twelve-year old Saara has to grow up quickly after she survives the "Empress of Ireland" shipwreck, Canada is headed toward the First World War, and her beloved aunt, who recently gave birth, has tuberculosis and must go to a sanatorium.

Nov 19, 2014
Saara's passage by Autio, Karen.

Saara's passage

Saara, who survived the shipwreck of the "Empress of Ireland," tries to enjoy roller skating with her friend and going to school, but is plagued by nightmares, and when her family is struck by tuberculosis in Canada during the First World War, she learns to grow up quickly.

Nov 26, 2014
Sabotage by Autio, Karen, 1958- author.

Sabotage

In the midst of the first World War, John and his sister Saara discover a German plot to blow up a bridge near Port Arthur, Canada.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 21, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
Silverwing by Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-

Silverwing

When a newborn bat named Shade but sometimes called "Runt" becomes separated from his colony during migration, he grows in ways that prepare him for even greater journeys.

Nov 26, 2014
Sparrow Hawk Red by Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-

Sparrow Hawk Red

Thirteen-year-old Ricky, the Mexican American son of a former Drug Enforcement Agency man, tries to avenge his mother's murder by crossing over into Mexico to steal a high-tech radar plane from drug smugglers.

Nov 26, 2014
Star Wars rebels. Servants of the empire - edge of the galaxy by Fry, Jason, 1969- author.

Star Wars rebels. Servants of the empire - 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.

Nov 23, 2014
Star Wars rebels. The rebellion begins by Kogge, Michael, author.

Star Wars rebels. The rebellion begins

When one of Ezra Bridger'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.

Nov 26, 2014
The annotated Treasure Island by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, author.

The annotated Treasure Island

Nov 26, 2014
The Blazing Star by Hunter, Erin, author.

The Blazing Star

After facing their first battle, the remaining mountain cats must seek the Blazing Star in order to survive a new threat: a deadly disease sweeping through their territory.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 26, 2014
The Borrowers by Norton, Mary.

The Borrowers

Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock.

Nov 26, 2014
The case of the monster in the creek by Wilson, Pauline Hutchens.

The case of the monster in the creek

While his sisters babysit their rowdy young cousins, eleven-year-old Les joins his friends in the New Sugar Creek Gang as they try to discover what strange creature is tearing up their favorite park.

Nov 26, 2014
The crown of Venice by Stevenson, Steve, author.

The crown of Venice

Agatha Mistery and her cousin travel to Venice to investigate the theft of an ancient crown during the Carnevale celebrations.

Nov 26, 2014
The curse of the Buttons by Ylvisaker, Anne, author.

The curse of the Buttons

When a steamboat arrives heralding the news that Iowa has been called up to represent the Union of the United States of America, Ike is beside himself with excitement. For months, the promise of war has enveloped small-town Keokuk like a grand game that everyone's in on - everyone but Ike, his swaybacked pony, and his best friend and checkers partner, Albirdie. Left behind with Mother and the aunts and girl cousins while the Button men march forth toward glory, Ike's fate is sealed.

Nov 26, 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"--

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

The Eiffel Tower incident

"Red Rose." Those were the final words of a Russian diplomat murdered at the Eiffel Tower. With only those two words, Agatha and Dash set off to track down a killer hiding somewhere in the busy streets of Paris.

Nov 26, 2014
The end of the line by McKay, Sharon E., author.

The 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.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 26, 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 that bends time itself.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 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.

Nov 20, 2014
The haunted mask by Stine, R. L.

The haunted mask

A young girl purchases the most frighteningly lifelike Halloween mask and then, to her horror, discovers that she is unable to remove it from her face.

Nov 26, 2014
The kid who only hit homers by Christopher, Matt.

The kid who only hit homers

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
The map to everywhere by Ryan, Carrie.

The map to everywhere

Twelve-year-old Fin, a master thief from the pirate world of Khaznot Quay, and Marrill, also twelve, of Arizona, cross paths in the magical world of the Pirate Stream while on a quest for a mysterious map.

Nov 26, 2014
The Misshapes - the coming storm by Flynn, Alex, author.

The Misshapes - the coming storm

Doolittle Falls is no ordinary town and Sarah Robertson is no ordinary girl - she can control the weather with her emotions. But in a town where superheroes walk the streets (and fly over them), Sarah's powers aren't enough for admission to the prestigious Hero Academy, not to mention the fact that her mother has become the town's most notorious Supervillain and the archnemesis of America's favorite Hero, Freedom Man. Instead of being accepted to the school of her dreams, Sarah is marked as an o

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 20, 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.

Nov 20, 2014
The perfect place by Harris, Teresa E., author.

The perfect place

Twelve-year-old Treasure Daniels and her younger sister must move in with Great-aunt Grace until their mother sorts herself out, but life in Black Lake, Virginia, where segregation lingers, is hard and Grace is a nightmare--at least on the surface.

Nov 26, 2014
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Brand, Russell, 1975- author.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Nov 26, 2014
The Rainbow Serpent - a Kulipari novel by Pryce, Trevor.

The Rainbow Serpent - a Kulipari novel

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.

Nov 26, 2014
The soprano's last song by Adler, Irene (Fictitious character), author.

The soprano's last song

Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arse`ne Lupin--but Arse`ne's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

Nov 26, 2014
The spell bind by Brauner, Barbara, author.

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"--

Nov 26, 2014
The Spiderwick chronicles - the completely fantastical edition by DiTerlizzi, Tony.

The Spiderwick chronicles - the completely fantastical edition

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.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 23, 2014
The watcher by Harlow, Joan Hiatt, author.

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.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 26, 2014
The wonderful world of Oz by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.

The wonderful world of Oz

Most people are familiar with the land of Oz by way of the classic 1939 film. But the film was based on only the first of fourteen books about Oz in which Baum developed his vision of a socialist paradise and which garnered an immense and loyal following. Three of the novels are collected here. The Wizard of Oz (1900) introduces Dorothy, who arrives from Kansas and meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, and a host of other characters. The Emerald City of Oz (1910) finds Dorothy

Nov 26, 2014
The wrath of Mulgarath by DiTerlizzi, Tony.

The wrath of Mulgarath

Presents the final installment in the fantasy series about the adventures of the Grace kids, as they battle dwarves and goblins in a desperate fight to free their mom from the clutches of the evil ogre, Mulgarath.

Nov 26, 2014
Thea Stilton and the missing myth by

Thea Stilton and the missing myth

" While on vacation in Greece, the Thea Sisters make friends with a company of actors who are rehearsing for a play that's about to open. When an actress sprains her ankle, Colette ends up standing in for her! But suddenly, right before the performance, the lead actor goes missing. Can the mouselets find him in time for the show to go on?" --

Nov 26, 2014
Times squared by DeVillers, Julia.

Times squared

Identical twins Payton and Emma have vowed never to switch places again, but they face an emergency while the mathletes and Drama Geckos are all in New York City together.

Nov 26, 2014
Travels with Gannon & Wyatt. Greenland by Wheeler, Patti, author.

Travels with Gannon & Wyatt. Greenland

Upon arriving in Ilulissat, Greenland, Gannon and Wyatt prepare for a dogsled expedition in the Arctic. But before the explorers even crack a whip, they receive a desperate mayday call from an Inuit family that is stranded in the far north. Suddenly, Gannon and Wyatt's expedition to study climate change and Greenlandic culture turns into something far more dangerous--a mission to save lives.

Nov 26, 2014
Tut - the story of my immortal life by Hoover, P. J. (Patricia J.), 1970- author.

Tut - the story of my immortal life

Granted the gift of immortality by the gods, King Tut, living as an eighth-grader in Washington, D.C., has been stuck in middle school for ages and to make things worse, evil General Horemheb, in league with the Cult of Set, is seeking revenge for his 3,000-year imprisonment at Tut's hands.

Nov 26, 2014
Villainous by Cody, Matthew, author.

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"--

Nov 26, 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.

Nov 23, 2014
Watership Down by Adams, Richard, 1920-

Watership Down

Chronicles the adventures of a group of rabbits searching for a safe place to establish a new warren so that they can live in peace.

Nov 26, 2014
We meet again by Pastis, Stephan, author, illustrator.

We meet again

His name is Failure. Timmy Failure. And his detective agency is on the verge of global domination. Global riches. Global fame. And yet the gods keep throwing him curveballs for starters, academic probation. The coveted Miracle Report is the key to everything, including a good grade. It's dirty business. It's best you know nothing. But one thing is for sure that Timmy Failure will be triumphant again!

Nov 26, 2014
Winter's flurry adventure by Allen, Elise, author.

Winter's flurry adventure

When Flurry, a pet polar bear, becomes jealous and runs off to play with the Weeds, who are always causing trouble, the adventurous Winter will need the help of all of her enchanted Sparkle Sisters to get him back.

Nov 26, 2014