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A clatter of jars by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- author.

A clatter of jars

"Children with magical Talents attend a summer camp, where nothing is what it seems."--

May 23, 2016
A clatter of jars by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- author.

A clatter of jars

"Children with magical Talents attend a summer camp, where nothing is what it seems"--

May 19, 2016
A royal tea by Dadey, Debbie, author.

A royal tea

When her great-aunt, the Queen, comes to visit, Shelly is nervous about receiving such a royal guest and concerned that she will be forced to leave Trident City.

May 17, 2016
A royal tea by Dadey, Debbie, author.

A royal tea

While Kiki and Echo help Shelly prepare for a royal tea with her visiting great-aunt, Queen Edwina, Shelly worries that the Queen will make her leave Trident City and move to Neptune Castle.

May 23, 2016
Alexis, cupcake crush by Simon, Coco, author.

Alexis, cupcake crush

Aspiring to win the science fair with a project that proves that cupcakes are good for you, Alexis finds her ambitions challenged by her crush's association with another girl and a cupcake order for a mean girl's sweet sixteen.

May 17, 2016
Alexis, cupcake crush by Simon, Coco, author.

Alexis, cupcake crush

Aspiring to win the science fair with a project that proves that cupcakes are good for you, Alexis finds her ambitions challenged by her crush's association with another girl and a cupcake order for a mean girl's sweet sixteen.

May 23, 2016
Arf - a Bowser and Birdie novel by Quinn, Spencer, author.

Arf - a Bowser and Birdie novel

Birdie Gaux's dog, Bowser, considers himself in charge of security at 19 Gentilly Lane, so when the house is broken into Bowser wants to find the man with the limeade aftershave (and the cat) responsible--but nobody seems to know what the culprits were looking for, or why a strange girl is asking questions about Birdie's father, a policeman who was killed in the line of duty years before Bowser was adopted.

May 23, 2016
Argos - the story of Odysseus as told by his loyal dog by Hardy, Ralph, 1960- author.

Argos - the story of Odysseus as told by his loyal dog

Retells the epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War, told from the point of view of the steadfast companion who never gives up hope of his master's safereturn.

May 23, 2016
Attack of the kraken by Sherry, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Attack of the kraken

The merfolk of Atlantis have called in yeti Blizz Richards and his team of cryptozoologists to capture the kraken that is attacking their city, but when he starts to investigate, Blizz realizes that there is a lot the merfolk are not telling him--and something fishy is definitely going on.

May 23, 2016
Attack of the kraken by Sherry, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Attack of the kraken

The merfolk of Atlantis have called in yeti Blizz Richards and his team of cryptozoologists to capture the kraken that is attacking their city, but when he starts to investigate, Blizz realizes that there is a lot the merfolk are not telling him--and something fishy is definitely going on.

May 17, 2016
Awol in North Africa by Watkins, Steve, 1954-

Awol in North Africa

"Anderson and his friends Greg and Julie have been doing everything they can to avoid the battered trunk full of old military things in the basement of his family's junk shop. Only, staying away seems impossible, and this time Anderson discovers a dusty World War II medic's bag inside the trunk. But who does it belong to?"--Back cover.

May 19, 2016
Basil and the cave of cats by Titus, Eve, author.

Basil and the cave of cats

The mouse who lives in Sherlock Holmes' cellar heads to the lost island of Kataarh to unravel the mystery of a race of miniature cats and their mouse king.

May 23, 2016
Basil and the Cave of Cats by Titus, Eve/ Galdone, Paul (ILT)

Basil and the Cave of Cats

May 18, 2016
Basil of Baker Street by Titus, Eve, author.

Basil of Baker Street

A mouse who lives in Sherlock Holmes' cellar evolves a daring plan to uncover the identity of a kidnapper.

May 23, 2016
Basil of Baker Street by Titus, Eve/ Galdone, Paul (ILT)

Basil of Baker Street

May 18, 2016
Best friends for never by Vrettos, Adrienne Maria, author.

Best friends for never

Twelve-year-old Hattie grew up in Brooklyn, so her family's move to a small town in Massachusetts required a lot of adjustments, but by the time sixth-grade starts she has several new friends-- but when she somehow invokes the harvest festival jinx, suddenly none of her new friends even recognize her, and she must find a way to break the spell.

May 23, 2016
Beware! Space junk! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Beware! Space junk!

Traveling to Cleanix to investigate why floating space junk has engulfed MouseStar 1, Geronimo finds that the planet's alien inhabitants are extremely wasteful and face the threat of rebellion by the robots they've thrown in the trash.

May 19, 2016
Billy Sure, kid entrepreneur and the haywire hovercraft by Sharpe, Luke (Children's fiction writer)

Billy Sure, kid entrepreneur and the haywire hovercraft

"Billy and Manny know exactly what Sure Things, Inc.'s next big thing will be - a hovercraft! But when they start to build it, they notice it's a little...haywire. The hovercraft dips, dives, twirls, and spins, until one day, it's gone entirely, and so is Emily! Can Billy find his sister and fix the hovercraft, or will this be a crash landing for Sure Things, Inc.?"--Jacket.

May 23, 2016
Buffalo dreams by Doner, Kim, 1955-

Buffalo dreams

Having traveled with her family to see a newly born white buffalo and give her gifts, Sarah Bearpaw experiences a magic moment with the special calf. Includes a legend of the white buffalo and instructions for making a dreamcatcher.

May 23, 2016
Camp Rolling Hills by Davidowitz, Stacy, author.

Camp Rolling Hills

"Stephanie (a.k.a. "Slimey") and Bobby (a.k.a. "Smelly") have concerns regarding their family back home. Stephanie is returning to the camp she adores; Bobby is a first-time camper who does not really understand lots of what is going on around him during his first exposure to life at summer camp"--

May 23, 2016
Centaur school by Coats, Lucy, author.

Centaur school

"Demon has always counted on his magical medicine box to help him cure the sick beasts on Mount Olympus. But Chiron, his new healing master, insists Demon learn to find the cures on his own. Demon's new skills are soon put to the test when he must save an ailing phoenix--or face the wrath of its fiery guards!"--

May 23, 2016
Centaur school by Coats, Lucy, author.

Centaur school

"Demon has always counted on his magical medicine box to help him cure the sick beasts on Mount Olympus. But Chiron, his new healing master, insists Demon learn to find the cures on his own. Demon's new skills are soon put to the test when he must save an ailing phoenix--or face the wrath of its fiery guards!"--

May 17, 2016
Chloe Slipperside's secret by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Chloe Slipperside's secret

"Lily and Jess are back in Friendship Forest and they can't wait to spend time with little otter Chloe Slipperslide. But when Grizelda casts a spell, Chloe starts to hide all the shiny objects in Friendship Forest! Can Lily and Jess find all Chloe's favorite things and break the spell?"--Publisher.

May 23, 2016
Chloe Slipperslide's Secret by Meadows, Daisy

Chloe Slipperslide's Secret

May 17, 2016
Chloe the kitten / bella the bunny / paddy the puppy. by Small, Lily.

Chloe the kitten / bella the bunny / paddy the puppy.

May 18, 2016
Clash of the worlds by Columbus, Chris, author.

Clash of the worlds

"With their last adventure just barely over, the Walker kids thought life would finally go back to normal. But things don't remain calm for long... especially when the colossus Fat Jagger turns up in San Francisco Bay--and he's in danger! With the police closing in, the Walkers must figure out how to save their giant friend. When a frost beast is spotted in Santa Rosa--and more mystical creatures start appearing all over America--it's soon clear that the characters from Denver Kristoff's works a

May 23, 2016
Crystal City lights - a novel by Moulder, Holly.

Crystal City lights - a novel

In 1943, when her German-born father is accused of plotting to aid the Nazis, twelve-year-old Dottie Zorn and her family are sent to the Internment Camp for Enemy Aliens in Crystal City, Texas, where Dottie uncovers a terrible secret about her best friend's family that could endanger her younger brother.

May 21, 2016
Danger! Tiger crossing by Oliver, Lin, author.

Danger! Tiger crossing

Ten-year-old Tiger and his new friend, Luna, are drawn into a copy of Henri Rousseau's painting, Surprised!, through a magical golden frame by which their neighbor's son disappeared fifty years earlier.

May 23, 2016
Darkstalker by Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author.

Darkstalker

Long before the SandWing and the Dragonet Prophecy, Darkstalker, half NightWing and half IceWing, is hatched under the three moons--born into a divided heritage, he is destined to become the most powerful and dangerous dragon Pyrhhia will ever know, and it will take the combined efforts of a SeaWing named Fatham and a NightWing seer named Clearsight to come up with a way to save all the kingdoms from his anger.

May 23, 2016
Dead of night by Hunter, Erin, author.

Dead of night

Determined to find out the truth about Whisper's death, Wild Pack leader Storm searches for a traitor in the pack.

May 23, 2016
Echo the copycat by Holub, Joan, author.

Echo the copycat

In order to fit in at Mount Olympus Academy, new girl and forest-mountain nymph Echo copies the mannerisms of all the other students, but instead of ingratiating herself to her classmates, it only seems to grate on them.

May 17, 2016
Echo the copycat by Holub, Joan, author.

Echo the copycat

In order to fit in at Mount Olympus Academy, new girl and forest-mountain nymph Echo copies the mannerisms of all the other students, but instead of ingratiating herself to her classmates, it only seems to grate on them.

May 23, 2016
Eva and the new owl by Elliott, Rebecca, author.

Eva and the new owl

Eva wants to be friends with Hailey, the new owl in her class, but when Hailey seems to prefer Lucy's company, Eva starts to feel left out, and even a little jealous of her best friend.

May 23, 2016
Evie Scruffypup's surprise by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Evie Scruffypup's surprise

Lily and Jess are excited to visit Friendship Forest for Blossom Day, but Grizelda has a terrible trick in store! When Grizelda casts a spell on Evie Scruffypup to make all of Evie's fun surprises mischievious ones, can the grils undo the spell before Blossom Day is ruined?

May 23, 2016
Fairy animals of Misty Wood - Chloe the kitten, Bella the bunny, Paddy the puppy by Small, Lily.

Fairy animals of Misty Wood - Chloe the kitten, Bella the bunny, Paddy the puppy

May 23, 2016
Fairy animals of Misty Wood - Mia the mouse, Poppy the pony, Hailey the hedgehog by Small, Lily.

Fairy animals of Misty Wood - Mia the mouse, Poppy the pony, Hailey the hedgehog

May 23, 2016
Fallen in Fredericksburg by Watkins, Steve, 1954- author.

Fallen in Fredericksburg

When a ghost from the Civil War--a teenage Union soldier--appears to Anderson and his friends, demanding to know what happened to his brother, it's up to Anderson, Greg, and Julie to solve the mystery.

May 19, 2016
Finding Dory by

Finding Dory

After Dory remembers where her home is, she has to make the journey back to her mother and father.

May 23, 2016
Garza Twins, Vol. 2. A Kingdom Beneath the Waves by Bowles, David

Garza Twins, Vol. 2. A Kingdom Beneath the Waves

May 23, 2016
Garza Twins, Vol.1. The Smoking Mirror by Bowles, David

Garza Twins, Vol.1. The Smoking Mirror

May 23, 2016
Genie in a bottle by Mlynowski, Sarah, author.

Genie in a bottle

In their ninth journey through the magic mirror Abby and Jonah find themselves in the tale of Aladdin, and after giving the hero of the story a bloody nose in a game of dodge ball, they take his place with the evil magician looking for the magic lamp--and things continue to go down hill from there.

May 17, 2016
Genie in a bottle by Mlynowski, Sarah, author.

Genie in a bottle

In their ninth journey through the magic mirror Abby and Jonah find themselves in the tale of Aladdin, and after giving the hero of the story a bloody nose in a game of dodge ball, they take his place with the evil magician looking for the magic lamp--and things continue to go down hill from there.

May 23, 2016
Geronimo Stilton, Micekings. 1, Attack of the dragons by

Geronimo Stilton, Micekings. 1, Attack of the dragons

The micekings are in a panic. The village's best cook is ill, and until she recovers, there's no delicious stew to eat! Geronimo Stiltonord departs immediately in search of a cure for her. But on the way, he ends up snout-to-snout with terrifying dragons! Can he make it back with his fur intact?

May 23, 2016
Geronimo Stilton, spacemice. 7, Beware! Space Junk! by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

Geronimo Stilton, spacemice. 7, Beware! Space Junk!

MouseStar 1 is surrounded by floating space junk! It's yucky -- and dangerous. It's coming from a nearby planet, Cleanix. Geronimo Stiltonix goes to visit, and discovers that the aliens there are very wasteful. Even worse, robots that they've thrown in the trash have started to rebel! Can the spacemice restore harmony before the robots take over?

May 23, 2016
Ghost in the H.A.T.B.O.X. by Beddor, Frank, author.

Ghost in the H.A.T.B.O.X.

Cadet Hatter Madigan has entered Wonderland's Milinery Academy, where those born to protect queens will train to become assassins, bodyguards, and spies.

May 23, 2016
Grace Woollyhop's musical mystery by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Grace Woollyhop's musical mystery

"Little lamb Grace Woollyhop is busy getting ready for a concert at Harmony Hall-- until wicked witch Grizelda casts a spell on her! Now instead of making music, Grace just wants to make trouble! Can Jess and Lily break the spell in time for the concert?"--Publisher.

May 23, 2016
Grayling's song by Cushman, Karen, author.

Grayling's song

In a medieval kingdom, Grayling finds self-confidence when her mother is turned into a tree by evil forces and Grayling must venture into the wilds to reverse the spell.

May 23, 2016
Hamlet by McKeown, Adam (Adam N.)

Hamlet

A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play about treachery and murder in the kingdom of Denmark. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions.

May 23, 2016
Heart of a Dolphin by Hapka, Cathy, author.

Heart of a Dolphin

When Annie spots a dolphin trapped in fishing line in the cove near her house, she rushes to free him. Everyone cheers when she returns to shore, but only Annie knows that she and the dolphin have forged a special bond. He's become her friend--and keeps returning to the cove to visit and play. Meanwhile, out of the water, nothing is going right. Annie's best friend, Emma, has changed, and keeps ditching her to hand out with snobby Morgan. At home, Annie's busy parents barely seem to have time fo

May 23, 2016
Heather's crush catastrophe by Whittemore, Jo, 1977- author.

Heather's crush catastrophe

Heather has been distracted from writing the advice column with her friends Brooke, Vanessa, and Tim--and it|s all due to her major crush on the dreamy Stefan Marshall. Heather|s not sure if Stefan feels the same way. And she wants to make sure he likes her back before she takes the risk and asks him to the upcoming school dance. Heather researches all his favorite things and even sets up a movie outing with the newspaper team to try to get closer to him. But some of her friends don|t think Stef

May 23, 2016
Heaven eyes by Almond, David, 1951-

Heaven eyes

Having escaped from their orphanage on a raft, Erin, January, and Mouse float down into another world of abandoned warehouses and factories, meeting a strange old man and an even stranger girl with webbed fingers and little memory of her past. Now available in this Readers Circle edition, featuring a reading group discussion guide, Almond's tale takes two runaways, hungry for freedom from the home, on a journey to somewhere they never expected to go. In the mud of the Black Middens, Erin and Jan

May 21, 2016
Heidi Heckelbeck makes a wish by Coven, Wanda, author.

Heidi Heckelbeck makes a wish

To undo a disastrous spell, second-grader Heidi Heckelbeck must grant three wishes without magic.

May 17, 2016
Horrible Harry and the birthday girl by Kline, Suzy, author.

Horrible Harry and the birthday girl

"It's Mary's birthday party. When things go horribly wrong will Harry be able to save the day?"--

May 17, 2016
In the game by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

In the game

Loving to fly in Never Land and play soccer in the human world, Kate accidentally takes a flying leap during soccer practice and is tempted to use fairy dust in her everyday life with the help of mischievous fast-flyer Vidia.

May 17, 2016
In the game by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

In the game

"Kate loves flying in Never Land, and she loves playing soccer. But when she accidentally takes a flying leap during practice, Kate realizes that there are a lot of ways to use fairy dust in the real world ... and mischievous fast-flying Vidia is just the fairy to help her." --Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2016
Island of the sun by Kirby, Matthew J., 1976- author.

Island of the sun

Desperately searching for the other Concentrators that are fatally disrupting Earth's orbit, Eleanor and her companions are labeled as terrorists by G.E.T. forces that would eliminate all but a few select people.

May 23, 2016
It ain't so awful, falafel by Dumas, Firoozeh, author.

It ain't so awful, falafel

"Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southern California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s"--

May 23, 2016
Knight-napped! / Knight-Napped! by Vernon, Ursula.

Knight-napped! / Knight-Napped!

"Danny Dragonbreath must save his cousin from the ultimate enemy: Knights!"--

May 17, 2016
Knight-napped! by Vernon, Ursula, author.

Knight-napped!

"Danny Dragonbreath must save his cousin from the ultimate enemy: Knights!"--

May 23, 2016
LEGO Star Wars. Tales of the Rebellion by Landers, Ace, author.

LEGO Star Wars. Tales of the Rebellion

"As a protocol droid, I prefer to stay out of trouble. Easier said than done. My friends are always getting themselves involved in rebel missions, and I'm usually taken along for the ride!" -- page [4] of cover.

May 23, 2016
Lily and Dunkin by Gephart, Donna, author.

Lily and Dunkin

"Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey town he's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change"--

May 23, 2016
Locker hero / Locker Hero by Russell, Rachel Renée, author.

Locker hero / Locker Hero

Questioning his resolve to attend public school after being homeschooled when he is targeted by a bully, Max aspires to become like his favorite comic book heroes and finds an unexpected opportunity to be the hero his middle school needs.

May 23, 2016
Look out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Spalding, Esta, author.

Look out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

"The Fitzgerald-Trouts are four barely related siblings living together in a small car on a lush tropical island, but when they begin to outgrow their small vehicle, they must band together to find a new home"--

May 23, 2016
Love potion #11 by Gallagher, Toni.

Love potion #11

"Cleo and her friends get into match-making mischief when she receives a love potion recipe"--

May 19, 2016
Make a difference by Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author.

Make a difference

"The Mouse Scouts are back for another badge. Violet, Tigerlily, and their friends are determined to earn their 'Make a Difference" badge'"--

May 17, 2016
Mayday by Harrington, Karen, 1967- author.

Mayday

"Twelve-year-old Wayne Kovok loses his uncle to war and his voice to a plane crash in the same year and must learn to speak up as he navigates relationships with his father, grandfather, and new friend, Denny Rosenblatt"--

May 23, 2016
Mischief season - a twins story by Marciano, John Bemelmans, author.

Mischief season - a twins story

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches! The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins – Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio – share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

May 19, 2016
Mission impawsible by Maple, Daphne, author.

Mission impawsible

Kim is great with dogs. Her brother even calls her "the dog whisperer"! So she can't wait to start her seventh-grade volunteer project: working at the Roxbury Park Dog Shelter with her best friend, Sasha. But then Sasha invites her new friend, Taylor, to volunteer with them, and Kim's not sure their perfect duo will survive turning into a trio. Even worse, the dog shelter is running out of money and might have to shut down. Kim is determined to save it. But this may be a problem even the dog whi

May 23, 2016
Mother-daughter book camp by Frederick, Heather Vogel, author.

Mother-daughter book camp

Emma, Jess, Megan, Becca, and Cassidy go to Camp Lovejoy in New Hampshire to serve as counselors and when some of the young campers are stricken with homesickness, the friends decide to start a summer camp book club.

May 23, 2016
My seventh-grade life in tights by Benjamin, Brooks, author.

My seventh-grade life in tights

"All Dillon wants is to be a real dancer. And if he wins a summer scholarship at Dance-Splosion, he's on his way. The problem? His dad wants him to play football. And Dillon's freestyle crew, the Dizzee Freekz, says that dance studios are for sell-outs"--

May 23, 2016
Never Say Narwhal by Krosoczka, Jarrett J.

Never Say Narwhal

May 17, 2016
Never say Narwhal by Krosoczka, Jarrett, author, illustrator.

Never say Narwhal

Frank Pandini Jr. is the mayor of Kalamazoo City, and everyone is celebrating--everyone except for Zengo, O'Malley, and Cooper, who can't seem to close a single case. To make matters worse, a mysterious hulking shadow has appeared in waters around KC. Could this spell the end for the Platypus Police Squad?

May 23, 2016
Nick and Tesla's solar-powered showdown - a mystery with sun-powered gadgets you can build yourself by Pflugfelder, Bob, 1967- author.

Nick and Tesla's solar-powered showdown - a mystery with sun-powered gadgets you can build yourself

"Super-smart kid inventors Nick and Tesla Holt have outsmarted crooks, spies, and kidnappers, but now it's time to crack their biggest mystery yet: where the heck are their parents? With the help of their eccentric Uncle Newt, the twins trace the clues to their missing Mom and Dad, scientists working on solar-power research for a clandestine government project. They'll need all their wits, along with an assortment of homemade gadgets, to outsmart the criminal mastermind who's trying to turn sola

May 23, 2016
Night of the Ninth Dragon by Osborne, Mary Pope/ Murdocca, Sal (ILT)

Night of the Ninth Dragon

May 23, 2016
Nocturnals. The mysterious abductions by Hecht, Tracey, author.

Nocturnals. The mysterious abductions

"The Nocturnals features three unlikely friends: Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin and Bismark, the loud mouthed, pint sized sugar glider. The stories all play out in their nighttime world with teamwork, friendship and humor in every adventure. In The Mysterious Abductions, the animals form a brigade of the night after a random encounter with a blood-thirsty snake, and just in time because something is threatening their night realm. Animals are disappearing without a trace. Together

May 19, 2016
Nothing up my sleeve by López, Diana, author.

Nothing up my sleeve

When best friends Dominic, Loop, and Z stumble upon the new magic shop in town, they know just how they will spend their summer vacation--mastering cool tricks so they can gain further access into the secret world of magic.

May 21, 2016
Olivia Nibblesqueak's Messy Mischief by Meadows, Daisy

Olivia Nibblesqueak's Messy Mischief

May 17, 2016
Olivia Nibblesqueak's messy mischief by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Olivia Nibblesqueak's messy mischief

"When Jess and Lily return to Friendship Forest, Grizelda casts a spell to make little Olivia Nibblesqueak the hamster think she's a messy creature--just like Grizelda's new helpers! Can Jess and Lily find a way to make Olivia herself again?"--Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
Ollie's odyssey by Joyce, William, 1957- author.

Ollie's odyssey

"When a toy is bestowed with the title of "favorite," it takes on a coveted rank among the world of household things. But when a vengeful toy conspires to destroy these favorites, he must be defeated by a stuffed toy rabbit"--

May 19, 2016
Our teacher is a vampire and other (not) true stories by Amato, Mary, author.

Our teacher is a vampire and other (not) true stories

A notebook that is passed from student to student around a classroom becomes a repository for wild rumors, heartfelt confessions, and creative writing and helps the students cope when their teacher has medical emergency and they must cope with a rigid substitute as they worry about their beloved teacher and her family.

May 23, 2016
Outback all-stars by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Outback all-stars

"G'day mate! The team is back, and they're racing against the best of the best in the land of kangaroos, koalas, and creeping snakes. But when an old opponent appears, Sage fears it could ruin their chances. They need to be on their game if they want to win the battle of the Outback. Will the team go down in the race down under?"--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2016
Overworld in flames - an unofficial novel by Cheverton, Mark, author.

Overworld in flames - an unofficial novel

May 23, 2016
Paris for two by Stone, Phoebe, 1947- author.

Paris for two

Twelve-year-old Petunia is used to living in the shadow of her fourteen-year-old half-sister, Ava, their mother's favorite, but now that the whole family has moved to Paris for a year, Pet finds herself stepping into the light, making new friends, uncovering secrets, and, inspired by the classic French dolls she has found, revealing an unexpected talent for designing dresses--and her beautiful sister does not take it well.

May 23, 2016
Philadelphia! by De Laurentiis, Giada.

Philadelphia!

Alfie and Emilia are transported by their great-aunt's latest magical secret ingredient to Philadelphia, where they discover the best foods and sights of Philly.

May 23, 2016
Poison is not polite by Stevens, Robin, 1988- author.

Poison is not polite

In 1930s England, schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are at Daisy's home for the holidays when someone falls seriously, mysteriously ill at a family party, but no one present is what they seem--and everyone has a secret or two--so the Detective Society must do everything they can to reveal the truth ... no matter the consequences.

May 23, 2016
Princess Juniper of the Anju by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author

Princess Juniper of the Anju

"Princess Juniper competes to win the leadership of the Anju tribe and rescue her home of Torr from foreign invaders"--

May 19, 2016
Princess Juniper of the Anju by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author.

Princess Juniper of the Anju

"Princess Juniper competes to win the leadership of the Anju tribe and rescue her home of Torr from foreign invaders"--

May 23, 2016
Return to the Isle of the Lost - a Descendants novel by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author.

Return to the Isle of the Lost - a Descendants novel

When they begin receiving threatening messages they believe are from their villainous parents, Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay know they must return to the Isle of the Lost to find out what is going on before the plot to destroy Auradon succeeds.

May 19, 2016
Return to the Isle of the Lost - a Descendants novel by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author.

Return to the Isle of the Lost - a Descendants novel

Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay have received threatening messages demanding they return home. They have a sneaking suspicion that their villanous parents are behind the messages, and something Evie sees in her Magic Mirror confirms their fears. Although Maleficent's just a tiny lizard after her confrontation with Mal, could she have found a way to escape? Mal and her friends determine to sneak back to the Isle to get to the bottom of the mystery.

May 23, 2016
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto

Infuriated by the declaration that Pluto is no longer a planet, President Penguin and his penguins invade Earth and it is up to Ricky and his robot pal to defeat them--with some help from Ricky's cousin Lucy and her pets.

May 23, 2016
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the unpleasant penguins from Pluto

Infuriated by the declaration that Pluto is no longer a planet, President Penguin and his penguins invade Earth and it is up to Ricky and his robot pal to defeat them--with some help from Ricky's cousin Lucy and her pets.

May 23, 2016
Royal wedding disaster by Cabot, Meg, author, illustrator.

Royal wedding disaster

Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison still finds it hard to believe that she's a real live PRINCESS OF GENOVIA. Not only does she get to live in an actual palace with her newly discovered family and two fabulous poodles (who all love her and think that she's anything but ordinary!) but she also gets her very own PONY! Of course, things aren't going exactly like she imagined. Her half-sister Mia is very busy learning how to take over the country while trying to plan a wedding and her father

May 23, 2016
Save me a seat by Weeks, Sarah, author.

Save me a seat

Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems--but when their lives intersect in the first week of fifth grade they are brought together by a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and the need to take control of their lives.

May 23, 2016
Scared stiff by Roberts, Willo Davis, author.

Scared stiff

Overview: Rick and Kenny's Pa was right -- troubles really do happen in threes. First Pa's truck was robbed, then Pa ran off, leaving Rick, Kenny, and Ma to fend for themselves, and now Ma has disappeared, too. Rick just knows Ma would never leave them on purpose -- but then, where is she? Waiting in Uncle Henry's trailer park doesn't seem like the best way to find out. Instead, the brothers, along with their new friends, Connie and Julie, decide to search the abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park

May 21, 2016
Sea change by Viva, Frank, author, illustrator.

Sea change

"Follows a young boy who is reluctantly sent to spend the summer in a remote part of Nova Scotia. As the summer wears on, the hero forges solid friendships with other kids in the small fishing community and is changed forever by the experience"--

May 23, 2016
Sealed with a secret by Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Sealed with a secret

In the beautiful Cartier makeup compact she bought at a flea market, Phoebe finds a letter written during World War II in London, from one sister to another, which contains a "spell" for bringing people closer together, a kind of treasure hunt around London--and Phoebe could really use such a spell, because her older sister, Alice, will be leaving for university soon, and just now she seems to be cutting Phoebe out of her life.

May 23, 2016
Secrets of the circus by Klise, Kate, author.

Secrets of the circus

"The animals of Sir Sidney's Circus enter a contest at the Iowa State Fair in hopes of winning a $5,000 prize that could save Farmer Farley's farm and his prize pig, Pablo"--

May 23, 2016
Seeking Cassandra by Clifton, Lutricia, author.

Seeking Cassandra

Twelve-year-old Cassie discovers that first impressions can be misleading--and potentially damaging--when she leaves her ritzy neighborhood in Austin, Texas, to spend the summer with her divorced father in his Winnebago camp trailer in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

May 23, 2016
Shadow Squadron - critical strike by Bowen, Carl, author.

Shadow Squadron - critical strike

In this compilation of four previously published books, Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross and his team of military specialists go into action in the Middle East, Africa, and Antarctica.

May 21, 2016
Shadow Squadron - rogue agent by Bowen, Carl, author.

Shadow Squadron - rogue agent

In this third compilation of four separately published books, Lieutenant Commander Ryan Cross and his team of military specialists are called on to deal with terrorists and possible traitors in the Middle East and Central Africa.

May 21, 2016
Shadows of the Clans by Hunter, Erin, author.

Shadows of the Clans

Presents three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter's Warriors series, including "Ravenpaw's farewell," in which Ravenpaw, long after leaving his life as a warrior behind, is called on one final quest in search of a lost Clan.

May 23, 2016
Shadows of the Clans by Hunter, Erin, author.

Shadows of the Clans

Presents three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter's Warriors series, including "Ravenpaw's farewell," in which Ravenpaw, long after leaving his life as a warrior behind, is called on one final quest in search of a lost Clan.

May 19, 2016
Six kids and a stuffed cat by Paulsen, Gary, author.

Six kids and a stuffed cat

Six misfits get stuck together in a middle school restroom and discover friendship. Includes playscript of the story.

May 23, 2016
Skeleton Creek- the Phantom Room by Carman, Patrick

Skeleton Creek- the Phantom Room

May 23, 2016
Skylanders Universe. The mask of power. Eruptor Meets the Nightmare King by Beakman, Onk, 1973- author.

Skylanders Universe. The mask of power. Eruptor Meets the Nightmare King

"He might be one of Skylands' most fiery characters, but even Eruptor feels a chill in his bones when he sees his own double frozen in ice! What starts with a cold snap leads to a red-hot adventure as everyone's favorite lava monster takes on a nightmarish opponent."--Back cover.

May 23, 2016
Skylanders Universe. The mask of power. Stump Smash crosses the Bone Dragon by Beakman, Onk, 1973- author.

Skylanders Universe. The mask of power. Stump Smash crosses the Bone Dragon

"The Giggling Forest has been reduced to tears, Master Eon has been kidnapped, and a sudden betrayal has set the Skylanders several steps backward! It's up to Stump Smash to lead the charge against the Bone Dragon in order to set things right."--Back cover.

May 21, 2016
Slacker by Korman, Gordon, author.

Slacker

When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.

May 23, 2016
Snowflake freezes up by Holub, Joan, author.

Snowflake freezes up

"Snowflake, who isn't sure which fairy tale character she is, stays cool to her classmates in case she might be a villain." --

May 23, 2016
Some kind of happiness by Legrand, Claire, 1986- author.

Some kind of happiness

Finley Hart is sent to her grandparents' house for the summer, but her anxiety and overwhelmingly sad days continue until she escapes into her writings which soon turn mysteriously real and she realizes she must save this magical world in order to save herself.

May 23, 2016
Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket by Krisp, Caleb/ Cantini, Barbara (ILT)

Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket

May 23, 2016
Somewhere among by Donwerth-Chikamatsu, Annie, author.

Somewhere among

Eleven-year-old Emma's life in Tokyo changes for the worse when she and her American mother, who is pregnant, must move in with her Japanese grandmother the summer before 9/11 changes the world.

May 23, 2016
Song of the poison dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Song of the poison dragon

Petra is scared of the hydra dragon she is supposed to bond with, but when the hydra accidentally poisons the King, and the dragon master, Drake, Petra must find a way to connect with her dragon, because only the hydra's song can cure them.

May 17, 2016
Space camp by O'Ryan, Ray.

Space camp

Will troublesome cabin mates ruin Zack's summer at space camp on the planet Sylvan?

May 23, 2016
Space invaders by Ball, Nate, author.

Space invaders

Zack and his alien buddy Amp must save the planet from an alien invasion.

May 23, 2016
Splat! another messy Sunday by Oliver, Lin, author.

Splat! another messy Sunday

After visiting Madame Dots where they see a famous painting about a day in the park, Tiger Brooks, accompanied by his friend Luna, get sucked into the painting and land in a Parisian park where they are attacked by a pet monkey and chased by the police.

May 23, 2016
Spy to the Rescue by Bernstein, Jonathan

Spy to the Rescue

May 23, 2016
Stella Batts - scaredy cat by Sheinmel, Courtney, author.

Stella Batts - scaredy cat

"As a prize for reading the most books, Stella's class wins a sleepover in the school library. But after some strange occurrences, including finding a book written by an author who has the same name, Stella realizes she's not as brave as she thought"--Provided by the publisher.

May 23, 2016
Stella Batts - scaredy cat by Sheinmel, Courtney.

Stella Batts - scaredy cat

"As a prize for reading the most books, Stella's class wins a sleepover in the school library. But after some strange occurrences, including finding a book written by an author who has the same name, Stella realizes she's not as brave as she thought"-Provided by the publisher.

May 17, 2016
Stick Cat - a tail of two kitties by Watson, Tom, 1962- author.

Stick Cat - a tail of two kitties

Stick Cat and his best friend Edith must rescue a man in the building next door.

May 23, 2016
Sticks & stones by Mlynowski, Sarah, author.

Sticks & stones

Nory, Bax, and their friends are in a special class at Dunwiddle Magic School, a class for children whose magic is unpredictable--and while Nory is finding an outlet for her dritten-self (a combination of a kitten and dragon), in the kittenball team, Baxis worried because all he can do is turn into a rock, and nobody knows why.

May 23, 2016
Suite for human nature by Lampert, Diane Charlotte, 1924-2013, author.

Suite for human nature

"Mother Nature is a very busy woman. Her job is to tend to the Earth and all the creatures that dwell there-she must wake up the bulbs and warm the land in spring, then rush off to freeze the ponds and create snow in winter. But more than anything, Mother Nature wants children of her own. So with twigs and things she made five: Fear, Envy, Hate, Greed, and Fickle. She asks the most helpless of creatures-the poor, wingless humans-to watch over them as she works. But then her children's wild perso

May 23, 2016
Sweet peas and honeybees by Meyerhoff, Jenny, author.

Sweet peas and honeybees

When Anna learns that bees are in danger because of pesticide use, she tries to alert her neighbors and friends to the problem.

May 23, 2016
Sweet peas and honeybees by Meyerhoff, Jenny, author.

Sweet peas and honeybees

When Anna learns that bees are in danger because of pesticide use, she tries to alert her neighbors and friends to the problem.

May 17, 2016
Swing sideways by Steveson, Nanci Turner, author.

Swing sideways

Annie has a "summer of freedom' in the country. She makes a friend, and tries to fix what's broken between her mother and grandmother.

May 23, 2016
Tales from the packs - includes Alpha's tale, Sweet's journey, Moon's choice by Hunter, Erin, author.

Tales from the packs - includes Alpha's tale, Sweet's journey, Moon's choice

Three untold stories from the wild Packs include Alpha's journey from the runt of a half-wolf litter to leader, Sweet's search for a pack, and Moon's experiences after tragedy befell her pack.

May 17, 2016
Tales from the packs by Hunter, Erin, author.

Tales from the packs

Three novellas from the action-packed world of the bestselling Survivors series by Erin Hunter, together in print for the first time! In Survivors: Tales from the Packs, discover these thrilling stand-alone adventures!

May 23, 2016
Tales of the Rebellion by Landers, Ace, author.

Tales of the Rebellion

The protocol droid C-3PO describes his adventures with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and the Rebellion as they battle against Darth Vader and the evil Empire.

May 20, 2016
Tessa's lost and found by Zappa, Shana Muldoon, author.

Tessa's lost and found

Stubborn Tessa is tasked with helping Ava, an army brat who has trouble feeling at home since she moves so often, when she loses her dog, the one constant in her life.

May 23, 2016
The beach bandit by Redbank, Tennant, author.

The beach bandit

"It's perfect weather for a day at the beach! Barbie's friend Raquelle arrives dressed to impress with a diamond necklace, gold bracelet, and ruby ring. But when she takes her jewels off to go swimming. Raquelle returns to find them missing! Can Barbie and her sisters discover the true identity of the beach bandit?"--

May 23, 2016
The BFF bucket list by Romito, Dee, author.

The BFF bucket list

"Ella and Skyler have been best friends since kindergarten--so close that people smoosh their names together like they're the same person: EllaandSkyler. SkylerandElla. But Ella notices the little ways she and Skyler have been slowly drifting apart. And she's determined to fix things with a fun project she's sure will bring them closer together--The BFF Bucket List. Skyler is totally on board. The girls must complete each task on the list together: things like facing their fears, hosting a fancy

May 23, 2016
The book of the maidservant by Barnhouse, Rebecca.

The book of the maidservant

In 1413, a young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a pilgrimage to Rome. Includes author's note on Kempe, writer of "The Book of Margery Kempe," considered by some to be the first autobiography in the English language.

May 23, 2016
The boy at the top of the mountain by Boyne, John, 1971-

The boy at the top of the mountain

"A young orphan ends up living in Hitler's home during WWII"--

May 23, 2016
The Brightest Stars of Summer by Howland, Leila

The Brightest Stars of Summer

May 17, 2016
The brightest stars of summer by Howland, Leila.

The brightest stars of summer

The Silver sisters return to Cape Cod in this sequel to The Forget-Me-Not Summer.Wedding bells are ringing on the Cape! It|s summer again, and Marigold, Zinnia, and Lily are heading back to their beloved Pruet to help bride-to-be Aunt Sunny plan her big day. But cake and decorations aren|t the only items on the girls| agenda this summer. Marigold can|t wait to escape the embarrassment of being cut from one of Hollywood|s biggest blockbusters|especially after she bragged to all her friends that s

May 23, 2016
The Buccaneers' Code by Carlson, Caroline, author.

The Buccaneers' Code

When Miss Pimm, Enchantress of the Marsh, decides to retire, she enlists young Hilary Westfield to gather a band of scallywags and prepare to challenge Captain Blacktooth in an all-out battle for the presidency of the League in order to save the kingdom.

May 17, 2016
The Buccaneers' code by Carlson, Caroline, author.

The Buccaneers' code

When Miss Pimm, Enchantress of the Marsh, decides to retire, she enlists young Hilary Westfield to gather a band of scallywags and prepare to challenge Captain Blacktooth in an all-out battle for the presidency of the League in order to save the kingdom.

May 23, 2016
The cheese experiment by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

The cheese experiment

When the quest to find a cure to an epidemic targeting the citizens of New Mouse City is sabotaged, Geronimo Stilton must figure out who's behind it all before he ends up covered in blue spots too.

May 23, 2016
The crimson skew by Grove, S. E, author.

The crimson skew

In a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption--when all of the continents were flung into different time periods, Sophia Tims journeys home to Boston, anticipating her runion with Theo, but he has been conscripted to fight inthe Western War, Prime Minister Broadgirldle's twisted vision of Manifest Destiny.

May 23, 2016
The crook and the crown by Dadey, Debbie, author.

The crook and the crown

While visiting her royal family Shelly is given the crown of joy to wear, but when the tiara goes missing Shelly and her friends rush to find it before a royal disaster occurs.

May 23, 2016
The dragon queen. by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

The dragon queen.

Emily travels back to the magical land of Elvendale to rescue the dragon queen and her eggs from an evil elf witch.

May 23, 2016
The executioner's daughter by Hardstaff, Jane, author.

The executioner's daughter

Living with her father in the Tower of London during the reign of King Henry VIII, Moss is disgusted and revolted by both her father's job (executioner) and hers (collecting the freshly severed heads) and wants desperately to escape and find out more about her origins. When she finally finds a way out of the Tower, she discovers the river holds more dangers than she imagined including the Riverwitch's curse. The Riverwitch once helped Moss's family in exchange for a terrible bargain; now she exp

May 19, 2016
The family Fletcher takes Rock Island by Levy, Dana Alison.

The family Fletcher takes Rock Island

Summertime brings the Fletcher Family back to Rock Island where the good times never end, but this summer the boys' favorite lighthouse is all boarded up and with the help from their new neighbors, the Garcia girls, the boys are determined to find out what is really happening with their lighthouse and saving it, no matter what the cost.

May 23, 2016
The Firefly code by Blakemore, Megan Frazer, author.

The Firefly code

Mori and her friends live a normal life on Firefly Lane in Old Harmonie, a utopian community where every kid knows he or she is genetically engineered to be better and smarter, but when a strangely perfect new girl named Ilana moves in, the friends begin to question the only world they have ever known.

May 23, 2016
The galactic B.U.R.P. by Mass, Wendy, 1967- author.

The galactic B.U.R.P.

While trying to stop thieves from getting the last known canisantha plant for an unknown purpose, eight-year-old Intergalactic Security Force deputy Archie is mistaken for someone very important and directed by his trainer, Pockets the cat, to go on a spy mission aboard a B.U.R.P. ship.

May 17, 2016
The gallery by Fitzgerald, Laura Marx, author.

The gallery

In 1929 New York City, twelve-year-old housemaid Martha O'Doyle suspects that a wealthy recluse may be trying to communicate with the outside world through the paintings on her gallery walls.

May 23, 2016
The ghostfaces by Flanagan, John (John Anthony), author.

The ghostfaces

Caught in a massive storm at sea, the Brotherband crew wash up on the shores of a distant land where they are welcomed by a peaceful tribe that is being invaded by warlike rivals.

May 23, 2016
The gold medal mess by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The gold medal mess

"Five friends are ready for their school's Olympics field day. But not everyone wants to play fair someone is trying to ruin the events! Can the kids in the Most Valuable Player club solve the mystery, save the Olympics, and take home the gold? Includes sports facts"--

May 23, 2016
The harp and the ravenvine by Sanders, Ted, 1969- author.

The harp and the ravenvine

Horace F. Andrews and his friend Chloe are Keepers of magical objects of extraordinary power. But as the presence of a new Keeper is made known, they are drawn into a struggle to find out who she is and where her loyalties lie. This is a gripping sequel to The Box and the Dragonfly, the first book in Ted Sanders' Keepers series, hailed by the New York Times Book Review as a "satisfying and original quest tale." As Horace and Chloe adjust to their newfound talents-Horace can see the future and Ch

May 19, 2016
The haunted boardwalk by Redbank, Tennant, author.

The haunted boardwalk

"Strange things are happening at the Malibu Mini-Golf Park! Creaks and howls and bumps can be heard all through the night. Will Barbie and her sisters solve the mystery of the haunted boardwalk?"--

May 23, 2016
The hidden oracle by Riordan, Rick, author.

The hidden oracle

"After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

May 23, 2016
The hour of magic - the eighth adventure in the kingdom of fantasy by Stilton, Geronimo, author.

The hour of magic - the eighth adventure in the kingdom of fantasy

A visit to a mysterious clock store leads Geronimo Stilton back to the Kingdom of Fantasy which is facing a crisis: something is making the magical timepiece that measures out the life of Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, run fast so she is aging at an alarming rate--and if she dies, so does the Kingdom.

May 23, 2016
The island of Beyond by Atkinson, E. J. (Elizabeth Jane), 1961- author.

The island of Beyond

"Awkward, unsocial eleven-year-old Martin knows he's going to have a terrible summer with his weird great-aunt Lenore, who lives on a tiny island called Beyond in the Maine woods. But nothing about Beyond is what Martin expects"--

May 17, 2016
The island of Beyond by Atkinson, E. J. (Elizabeth Jane), 1961- author.

The island of Beyond

"Awkward, unsocial eleven-year-old Martin knows he's going to have a terrible summer with his weird great-aunt Lenore, who lives on a tiny island called Beyond in the Maine woods. But nothing about Beyond is what Martin expects"--

May 23, 2016
The jungle book / The Classic Edition by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

The jungle book / The Classic Edition

A children's classic, featuring Mowgli, the Indian boy brought up by wolves in the jungle, his companions, Baloo and Bagheera, and his enemy, Shere Khan.

May 23, 2016
The jungle book by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

The jungle book

Shares the author's famous jungle stories, including feral child Mowgli's brave fight against Shere Khan and how the mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi protected a British family from cobras.

May 23, 2016
The last monster by Garrett, Ginger, 1968- author.

The last monster

"Thirteen-year-old cancer survivor Sofia has been chosen as the next Guardian of a book called The Bestiary, an ancient text. Drawn into violent and unpredictable mysteries, Sofia learns that these misunderstood monsters from the book are in danger and she is the only one who can save them"

May 19, 2016
The legend of Sam Miracle by Wilson, Nathan D., author.

The legend of Sam Miracle

"Misfit twelve-year-old Sam Miracle’s life is made up of dreams, dreams where he’s a courageous, legendary hero instead of a foster kid with two bad arms that can barely move. Sometimes these dreams feel so real, they seem like forgotten memories. And sometimes they make him believe that his arms might come alive again. But Sam is about to discover that the world he knows and the world he imagines are separated by only one thing: time. And that separation is only an illusion. The l

May 23, 2016
The lost cipher by Oechsle, Michael, author.

The lost cipher

Lucas's father has recently died in Afghanistan, and to help him cope, his grandmother sends him to Camp Kawani, a camp for kids who have lost a parent. While there, he hears about the local legend of Thomas Jefferson Beale. Beale supposedly hid a hoard of gold in the mountains 200 years before. The location is encrypted in a set of codes no one has ever been able to decipher. When Lucas and his newfound friends decide to track down the treasure, they embark on a mission that could be too danger

May 23, 2016
The lost Compass by Ross, Joel N., 1968- author.

The lost Compass

"Tthirteen-year-old tetherboy Chess and his crew may have escaped the slums, but they cannot escape the Fog. When they retreat to the mountaintop sanctuary of Port Oro, they discover that the deadly white mist will soon swallow the entire city. Will the slumkids be able to save Port Oro, or will they run out of time?"--

May 23, 2016
The Lost Realm by Rinehart, J. D.

The Lost Realm

May 23, 2016
The mechanical mind of John Coggin by Teele, Elinor.

The mechanical mind of John Coggin

"When Great Aunt Beauregard announces her intentions to bring budding engineer John into the family business of coffin manufacturing for the rest of his natural life--and, worse, to teach his sister Page to embalm--John decides enough is enough, and the two of them head out on the lam, maybe joining the circus"--

May 19, 2016
The most important thing - stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers by Avi, 1937- author.

The most important thing - stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers

One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behavior. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi

May 23, 2016
The Neptune challenge by Holyoke, Polly, author.

The Neptune challenge

"Nere and her friends, all genetically engineered to survive in the ocean, go on a rescue mission"--

May 21, 2016
The sandwich thief / André Marois ; Patrick Doyon ; English translation by Taylor Norman. by Marois, André, 1959- author.

The sandwich thief / André Marois ; Patrick Doyon ; English translation by Taylor Norman.

Someone at school keeps stealing the sandwiches from Marin's lunchbox, and he is determined to find the culprit.

May 17, 2016
The sandwich thief by Marois, André, 1959- author.

The sandwich thief

Someone at school keeps stealing the sandwiches from Marin's lunchbox, and he is determined to find the culprit.

May 23, 2016
The screaming statue by Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author.

The screaming statue

Four orphans are shocked when their beloved friend, sculptor Siegfried Eckleberger, is murdered. As they investigate, they find clues that his death may be tied to the murder of a rich New York heiress as well as to their own past.

May 23, 2016
The secret of Dreadwillow Carse by Farrey, Brian, author.

The secret of Dreadwillow Carse

A princess and a peasant girl, who hides a sorrow in a town where everyone lives with unending joy, embark on a dangerous quest to outwit a centuries-old warning foretelling the fall of the Monarchy.

May 21, 2016
The sign in the smoke by Keene, Carolyn, author.

The sign in the smoke

When Nancy, Bess, and George work as camp counselors for a week, Nancy investigates a mystery surrounding the drowning death of a camper years ago in the lake.

May 23, 2016
The Skeleth by Jobin, Matthew

The Skeleth

May 17, 2016
The Skeleth by Jobin, Matthew, author.

The Skeleth

Young Edmund, innkeeper's son and would-be wizard, calls on his friends Katherine and Tom to help stop the Skeletheerie, otherworldly beings said to be unstoppable in battle.

May 23, 2016
The sky is falling by Hopper, Ada, author.

The sky is falling

When Dr. Bunsen's newest invention brings extraterrestrials down to Earth, can second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA, keep their town from being space invaded?

May 19, 2016
The sky is falling by Hopper, Ada, author.

The sky is falling

When Dr. Bunsen's newest invention brings extraterrestrials down to Earth, can second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA, keep their town from being space invaded?

May 23, 2016
The sleepover by Malone, Jen, author.

The sleepover

Four girls have a sleepover but awaken to find a big mess and no memory of how it all happened.

May 23, 2016
The soccer surprise by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The soccer surprise

"A famous soccer star is coming to town, but can practice with a pro help the MVP kids score big at their next game?"--

May 19, 2016
The soccer surprise by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The soccer surprise

"A famous soccer star is coming to town, but can practice with a pro help the MVP kids score big at their next game?"--

May 23, 2016
The spelling bee scuffle by Eyre, Lindsay, author.

The spelling bee scuffle

There is only one baseball field available for the children at Cherry Hill Elementary, and Jamie Redmond and the fifth-graders insist that they have priority, so fourth-grader Sylvie suggests that they let the school spelling bee decide--and then finds herself willing do anything, including cheating and agreeing to be the girl friend of Daniel Fink, a boy who is made fun of by the other students because he has an artificial leg, to ensure that her grade wins.

May 23, 2016
The swarm descends by Grey, Jacob, author.

The swarm descends

When Caw successfully defeated the Spinning Man, he was sure that Blackstone would be safe. He was wrong. The villainous ferals have found a new leader, one who has been quietly biding her time since the days of the Dark Summer. And Caw has something she wants--something she needs. With Lydia and his loyal crows by his side, Caw believes he can protect himself and his city. But the Mother of Flies won't stop hunting Caw until she has claimed her victory, and it will take more than crows to defea

May 23, 2016
The wiener strikes back by Brallier, Max, author.

The wiener strikes back

Cosmoe the Earth-boy and his space-adventuring partners, Big Humphree and Princess Dagger, return--just in time to save the galaxy...Crostini's Cosmic Carnival is a strange, monster-filled space train that travels the galaxy. When Cosmoe catches the attention of the carnival's ringmaster, the Neon Wiener, hot-dog-selling spaceship, becomes part of the show. Cosmoe is now known as Cosmoe the Monster-Tamer--and he's a hit across the galaxy! Just one problem--Cosmoe and his buddies are in some se

May 23, 2016
The worst night ever by Barry, Dave, author.

The worst night ever

Wyatt Palmer is just another undersized freshman hoping to fit in at high school, but when his best friend Matt Diaz's pet ferret ends up in the hands of the Bevins, the most popular boys at Coral Cove High, Wyatt and Matt try to get the animal back by attending a party for the cool clique and stumble onto the Bevin family's dark secret.

May 23, 2016
Theodore Boone - the scandal by Grisham, John, author.

Theodore Boone - the scandal

When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate a suspicious increase in scores at another local middle school, Theo finds himself thrust in the middle of a cheating scandal. With insider knowledge and his future on the line, Theo must follow his keen instincts to do what|s right.

May 23, 2016
This is all your fault, Cassie Parker by McVoy, Terra Elan, author.

This is all your fault, Cassie Parker

Cassie and Fiona are friends, but when Fiona's diary is stolen by the most popular girls at school, things change.

May 23, 2016
Time stoppers by Jones, Carrie, author.

Time stoppers

Foster child Annie Nobody discovers a new world of magic, power, and scary creatures in a hidden, magical town, Aurora, where she and her new best friend Jamie Hephastion Alexander learn it is up to them to protect their new home from those who want to misuse the great power, even if it means diving headfirst into magical danger.

May 23, 2016
Trigger Happy targets the evil Kaos by Beakman, Onk, 1973- author.

Trigger Happy targets the evil Kaos

"The race is on to reach the final segment of the Mask of Power! Can Kaos be stopped from piecing together the Mask and using it to terrorize Skylands? There's one giggling, gold-slinging gremlin who sure thinks so! Join Trigger Happy and the other heroic Skylanders in this thrilling conclusion to the Mask of Power story series."--Back cover.

May 23, 2016
Troll control by Allen, Elise, author.

Troll control

Twelve-year-old Gabby, recruited by a secret agency to take care of extraterrestrial children, is assigned to babysit a troll.

May 23, 2016
Trouble the water by Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

Trouble the water

In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods.

May 23, 2016
Trouble the water by Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Trouble the water

In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods.

May 20, 2016
Truth or hair by Selfors, Suzanne, author.

Truth or hair

Fated to be the next Rapunzel, Holly O'Hair has long hair while her twin sister Poppy wears hers short, but when Holly's hair begins getting shorter as Poppy's grows longer, the sisters may have to reveal a secret about their fairytale destinies.

May 23, 2016
Twist and shout by Dadey, Debbie, author.

Twist and shout

When Echo injures her tail, she can't compete in the Poseidon Tail Flippers team competition. Will Echo find a way to help her team win from the sidelines?

May 17, 2016
Twist my charm. Love potion #11 by Gallagher, Toni, author.

Twist my charm. Love potion #11

"Cleo and her friends get into match-making mischief when she receives a love potion recipe"--

May 23, 2016
Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club by Styles, Walker, author.

Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club

Mega-superstar David Bow-Wowie is ready to rock and roll at the Bow-Wow Club until all the instruments mysteriously disappear, but Rider and the P.I. pack are ready to solve the musical mystery.

May 23, 2016
Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club by Styles, Walker, author.

Undercover in the Bow-Wow Club

Mega-superstar David Bow-Wowie is ready to rock and roll at the Bow-Wow Club until all the instruments mysteriously disappear, but Rider and the P.I. pack are ready to solve the musical mystery.

May 17, 2016
Undercover! by Siegal, Ida

Undercover!

May 17, 2016
Undercover! by Siegal, Ida, author.

Undercover!

"When Emma finds an old note in a lost library book, she knows she has her next case. But when the clues lead to an off-limits tower in a New York City library, she has to learn an extra-special reporter trick: how to go undercover! Will Emma save the day, or get herself and her friends in big trouble?"--Cover.

May 23, 2016
Unidentified suburban object by Jung, Mike, author.

Unidentified suburban object

Chloe Cho is a Korean American seventh-grader who would like to get in touch with many of the aspects of her heritage, but her parents are unwilling to talk about it--then when a class assignment forces Chloe to confront them directly, they finally tell her the truth about her family, which may just be too much for one girl to handle.

May 23, 2016
Voyagers. 5, Escape the Vortex by DuPrau, Jeanne, author.

Voyagers. 5, Escape the Vortex

"The Alpha and Omega teams are in a race for the six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy, but the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy, and the teams are running out of time"--

May 23, 2016
Waiting for Augusta by Lawson, Jessica, 1980- author.

Waiting for Augusta

In early 1960s Alabama, eleven-year-old Ben, carrying an urn with his father's ashes, sets out on an eventful journey to the Augusta National, "the Sistine Chapel of golf courses," to make peace with his father.

May 23, 2016
What elephants know by Dinerstein, Eric, 1952-

What elephants know

In the threatened jungle of the Borderlands between Nepal and India during the 1970s, an orphaned boy discovers his fate as a great elephant driver.

May 23, 2016
Wishing day by Myracle, Lauren, 1969- author.

Wishing day

Three sisters in the town of Willow Hill participate in a fabled tradition of making three wishes and find out what they really want only after their wishes come true.

May 23, 2016
Wolf Hollow - a novel by Wolk, Lauren, 1956- author.

Wolf Hollow - a novel

"Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran"--

May 23, 2016
Worlds explode by Hegarty, Shane, author.

Worlds explode

The world needed a hero. Sadly, what it got was Finn. On a list of things Finn never thought he'd wish for, a gateway bursting open in Darkmouth was right up there. But that's about his only hope for finding his missing father. He's searched for a map, he's followed Steve into dead ends, but found nothing. And he's still got homework to do. But soon Finn and Emmie must face bizarre Legends, a ravenous world and a face from the past as they go where no Legend Hunter has gone before. Or, at least,

May 23, 2016
Zack Delacruz - me and my big mouth by Anderson, Jeff, 1966- author.

Zack Delacruz - me and my big mouth

Twelve-year-old Zack Delacruz has remained happily unnoticed at his middle school... until now. When he sees his classmate being teased by the school bully, Zack surprises everyone--including himself--by breaking out of his shell and standing up to the tormentor. Somehow this act of bravery gets Zack put in charge of the sixth-grade dance fund raiser with none other than the bully himself! Zack's situation goes from bad to worse when he learns that his best salesperson for the chocolate bar fu

May 23, 2016
Zack Delacruz - me and my big mouth by Anderson, Jeff, 1966- author.

Zack Delacruz - me and my big mouth

After an act of bravery at school, Zack Delacruz is in charge of raising money for his class dance, but he must come up with a way to save the dance when he discovers his salesperson eating the candy bars she is supposed to be selling.

May 17, 2016