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A picture-perfect mess by Santopolo, Jill.

A picture-perfect mess

During school picture day, Aly's archnemesis Suzy decides to undermine the Sparkle Spa and set up shop in the bathroom to supply the rest of the girls with makeup.

Jul 23, 2015
A royal pain in the burp by Krulik, Nancy E., author.

A royal pain in the burp

"George and his classmates are giving reports on their family trees, and their presentations will be broadcast on the local news. George is excited, but when he discovers he's related to the king of Arfendonia--a place no one has ever heard of--he panics. What if he makes a fool of himself on live TV? And even worse, what if his burp decides to make a guest appearance? Then George will be a total royal embarrassment!" --

Jul 23, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 5, The polar bear piper by David, Erica.

Anna & Elsa. 5, The polar bear piper

"Even though Arendelle is a cold, snowy place, polar bears have always been a very rare sight -- until now. A family of polar bears has been spotted on the outskirts of town, and it has started to cause all kinds of mischief. Olaf loves the bears, but Elsa and Anna need to figure out why they have suddenly disppeared -- and how to lure them back to their Arctic home!" -- back cover.

Jul 30, 2015
Anna, Banana, and the monkey in the middle by Rissi, Anica Mrose, author.

Anna, Banana, and the monkey in the middle

Anna has looked forward to her class field trip to the zoo, but from the time they board the bus she is pulled between her long-time best friend, Sadie, and new best friend, Isabel, who argue about everything and want Anna to take sides.

Jul 30, 2015
Barbie in rock 'n royals by McGuire Woods, Molly, author.

Barbie in rock 'n royals

Jul 30, 2015
Buttercup mystery by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Buttercup mystery

Willa and Ben must find out who is poisoning the Starlings' new horse, Buttercup, before it is too late.

Jul 30, 2015
Charge of the lightning bugs by Cummings, Troy, author.

Charge of the lightning bugs

It is the first day of the brand-new Stermont Elementary School, but everything electrical seems to be going haywire, and it looks like strange green lightning bugs are draining off the power--but when they see green lightning in a clear blue sky Alexander and his friends know there must be a monster involved.

Jul 30, 2015
Cooking club chaos! by Hiranandani, Veera.

Cooking club chaos!

"Because Phoebe and Camille's best friend Sage has the same lunch every day, they come up with the idea of a cooking club to show Sage how many exciting foods there are.

Jul 23, 2015
Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the Jurassic portal

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

Jul 30, 2015
Dino-Mike and the museum mayhem by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the museum mayhem

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

Jul 30, 2015
Dino-Mike and the underwater dinosaurs by Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Dino-Mike and the underwater dinosaurs

Michael Evans and his paleontologist father have been invited by the mysterious time-traveling Shannon to visit the complex built around an underwater portal to the Jurassic period, but Mike uncovers a plot to steal one of the dinosaurs--and then Shannon and her trouble-making brother Jeff disappear through the portal.

Jul 30, 2015
Dory and the real true friend by Hanlon, Abby, author, illustrator.

Dory and the real true friend

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

Jul 30, 2015
Dugout hero by Howard, Ryan, 1979- author.

Dugout hero

"You can help the team from anywhere! The Mustangs are on a roll and it has a lot to do with Little Rhino's great play. Until he goes down with an injury that forces him to sit out. That means no hitting home runs, no diving for ground balls--no baseball games until he's better. But Rhino refuses to let getting hurt keep him away from the action. There are a lot of ways to be a good teammate and he will do them all if it helps his friends continue to win. Will Little Rhino be able to make a diff

Jul 30, 2015
Eva sees a ghost by Elliott, Rebecca, author.

Eva sees a ghost

When Eva Wingdale sees something large and white flying above her she is convinced that it is a ghost, although most of the other owls just laugh at her--until something large and heavy and white lands on the school roof.

Jul 23, 2015
Heidi Heckelbeck says "cheese!" by Coven, Wanda.

Heidi Heckelbeck says "cheese!"

Distraught when her loose tooth falls out before Student Picture Day, second-grader Heidi Heckelbeck turns to her Book of Spells for a remedy.

Jul 30, 2015
Kimberly the koala fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Kimberly the koala fairy

Kimberly the koala fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find a missing baby koala before it ends up in Jack Frost's icy zoo.

Jul 30, 2015
Kitty the tiger fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Kitty the tiger fairy

Rachel and Kirsty must prevent Jack Frost from kidnapping baby animals for his icy zoo while they are at a Nature Reserve.

Jul 30, 2015
Liz and the sand castle contest by Barkley, Callie.

Liz and the sand castle contest

As her friends in the Critter Club animal shelter care for colorful aquarium fish, second-grader Liz and her family spend a long weekend at the beach, where Liz rescues a baby octopus and competes with an unfriendly young neighbor in a sand castle contest.

Jul 24, 2015
Mae the panda fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Mae the panda fairy

Mae the panda fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find a missing baby panda before it ends up in Jack Frost's icy zoo.

Jul 30, 2015
Man out at first by Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.

Man out at first

After he gets hit by a fast-moving ball, Turtleneck Jones loses his confidence on the baseball diamond and sees his position at first base given to another player.

Jul 30, 2015
Mara the meerkat fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Mara the meerkat fairy

"The girls are spending a week of their summer vacation volunteering at Wild Woods Nature Reserve. When Jack Frost takes the Baby Animal Rescue Fairies' magic key chains, the friends have to help -- he's planning to kidnap baby animals for his icy zoo. The goblins are out to snatch Missy the meerkat. Only Rachel and Kirsty can keep her safe."--Back cover.

Jul 30, 2015
Nora the arctic fox fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Nora the arctic fox fairy

Rachel and Kirsty only have one more magic key chain left to find. They have to act fast to help Nora save baby fox cub Dazzle.

Jul 30, 2015
Rosie the honey bear fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Rosie the honey bear fairy

Rosie the honey bear fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find a missing honey bear cub before it ends up in Jack Frost's icy zoo.

Jul 30, 2015
Savannah the zebra fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Savannah the zebra fairy

Savannah the zebra fairy needs Rachel and Kirsty's help to find a missing baby zebra before it ends up in Jack Frost's icy zoo.

Jul 30, 2015
Stowaway! by Soderberg, Erin.

Stowaway!

A golden retriever puppy named Wally looks for adventure and finds it on a pirate ship run by puppy pirates.

Jul 30, 2015
Taffy trouble by Perelman, Helen.

Taffy trouble

When a troll disturbs the seawater and endangers all the taffy treats, Cocoa the Chocolate Fairy travels to the North Sea to assist her friend, Nellie the seahorse, to restore the water's salt balance.

Jul 23, 2015
The lonely pony by Hapka, Cathy, author.

The lonely pony

"While out walking a dog one day, Adam notices a shaggy, lonely pony standing by herself in a field, without food or water. When he continues to see her day after day, he realizes that this another case for the Pet Rescue Club--four animal loving fourth graders who come together to help animals in need in their suburban home town"--

Jul 30, 2015
The mystery at the coral reef by Paris, Harper.

The mystery at the coral reef

With help from their cousin Harry, eight-year-old twins Ella and Ethan discover who is illegally taking coral from the reefs near their aunt and uncle's beach house on the shore of Australia's Coral Sea.

Jul 30, 2015
X marks the spot by Soderberg, Erin.

X marks the spot

"Wally and his human friend Henry have passed the test. They are now officially Puppy Pirates--and just in time for an exciting new adventure. A treasure hunt! The puppies sail to a deserted island with treasure map in paw, and ready to dig. But uh oh! This island isn't deserted after all..."--

Jul 30, 2015