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A pinch of magic by Thorpe, Kiki.

A pinch of magic

Baking-talent fairy Dulcie helps Mia make treats for a neighborhood bake sale but must return to Never Land before they are done, and Mia may not be able to finish without her help.

Aug 1, 2014
Back to school, weird kids rule! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Back to school, weird kids rule!

"Summer is almost over, and you know what that means--time to head back to school! But when a tropical storm ends A.J.'s vacation earlier than expected, he and his family have to stay at Andrea's house. Ugh, disgusting! When everyone in the house starts getting cabin fever, and even back-to-school shopping won't calm the kids down, Andrea and A.J. are sent to Camp Ockatollyquay. The catch? It's a camp to get kids ready for school! But not to worry--Andrea and A.J. rally the Ella Mentry School ga

Jul 27, 2014
Beauty - Aurora's sleepy kitten by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Beauty - Aurora's sleepy kitten

Princess Aurora's kitten, Beauty, loves to sleep, but she promised Aurora she would stay awake for the star shower at midnight and now must find a way to stop herself from sleeping.

Aug 1, 2014
Blondie - Rapunzel's royal pony by Redbank, Tennant.

Blondie - Rapunzel's royal pony

Blondie loves being Princess Rapunzel's royal pony, but what will happen when Rapunzel gets another palace pet?

Aug 1, 2014
Captain Awesome vs the evil babysitter by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome vs the evil babysitter

"When Eugene's parents go away for the weekend, he discovers that his babysitter is a true villain. Will Captain Awesome be able to save himself--and his little sister--from the evil babysitter?"--

Aug 1, 2014
Enchanted palace by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Enchanted palace

When Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine find a magic box, they are whisked away to a fantastical land called the Secret Kingdom. The girls soon lend help to Trixi the pixie, and in order to save King Merry's birthday party, they will need to defeat the evil Queen Malice and her nasty thunderbolts.

Aug 1, 2014
Eww! what's on my shoe? by Krulik, Nancy E.

Eww! what's on my shoe?

"When his friend Alex becomes famous for breaking a world record, George has to learn to be a supportive friend"--

Aug 1, 2014
Mermaid reef by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Mermaid reef

Ellie, Summer and Jasmine are set for a magical adventure deep beneath the sea. Can they help their new underwater friends save the enchanted Wishing Pearl from Queen Malice and her Storm Sprites?

Aug 1, 2014
Miss Klute is a hoot! by Gutman, Dan.

Miss Klute is a hoot!

"Story time goes to the dogs when Ella Mentry School gets a therapy dog to help kids with their reading skills"--

Jul 27, 2014
Mokie & Bik by Orr, Wendy, 1953-

Mokie & Bik

For two rambunctious twins, living on a boat means always being underfoot or overboard.

Aug 1, 2014
Monkey me and the pet show by Roland, Timothy, author, illustrator.

Monkey me and the pet show

Ever since he ate a zapped banana, hyperactive second-grader Clyde turns into a monkey when he gets excited, so his twin sister Claudia plans to take her "monkey" to the school pet show--but when all the animals are pet-napped Clyde has to use his inner monkey to rescue them.

Aug 1, 2014
No dogs allowed by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

No dogs allowed

Best friends and dog lovers Kate and Lucie live in apartments where dogs are not allowed, but a pair of unusual necklaces they find in a thrift store allow them to become dogs whenever they wish.

Aug 1, 2014
Princess Posey and the first grade boys by Greene, Stephanie.

Princess Posey and the first grade boys

"Posey gets in trouble when she makes up a not-so-nice song about one of the boys in her class"--

Aug 1, 2014
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the mecha-monkeys from Mars by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the mecha-monkeys from Mars

A small mouse and his best friend, a giant flying robot, attempt to save the Earth when an evil Martian monkey and his mechanical creations attack.

Aug 1, 2014
Sea monster! by Quinn, Jordan.

Sea monster!

When a legendary sea monster starts making waves in the Sea of Wrenly, Prince Lucas and his friend Clara travel to the Island of Primlox seeking information that might help them calm the beast.

Aug 1, 2014
Teacher's pets by Calmenson, Stephanie, author.

Teacher's pets

"The girls are dismayed when their teacher is out sick and they have a substitute. Mr. Z makes goofy jokes and can't keep the class under control. Worst of all, he doesn't say anything when mean Darlene makes fun of Kate and Lucie. Luckily, once the girls turn into dogs, Kate and Lucie learn they can save the day--and even make a new friend"--

Aug 1, 2014
The golden shell by Harrison, Paula.

The golden shell

The Rescue Princesses are going to Princess School! They're excited, but also a little worried--will they still have time to help animals in need? Princess Ella has lost her pet rabbit. She hopes that her new friends, the Rescue Princesses, are just the girls to bring her bunny home.

Aug 1, 2014
The lost stone by Quinn, Jordan.

The lost stone

Eight-year-old Lucas, Prince of Wrenly, is eager to explore and Clara, daughter of the queen's seamstress, knows the kingdom well, so they team up to find a lost jewel and visit all of the land's main attractions as they search.

Aug 1, 2014
The scarlet dragon by Quinn, Jordan, author.

The scarlet dragon

A newly-hatched, rare scarlet dragon comes under the special protection of the King and Prince Lucas, so when the dragon becomes ill Lucas and Clara set out for the forest of Burth to find the vixberries needed for a cure.

Aug 1, 2014
The terrible time without Tilly by McKay, Hilary, author.

The terrible time without Tilly

Tilly never has time to tidy her messy bedroom because she is always too busy helping other people. So when she leaves home to visit her far-flung relatives, how will her family cope without her?

Aug 1, 2014
The woods beyond by Thorpe, Kiki, author.

The woods beyond

Lainey's bad day turns worse when Prilla the fairy calls her clumsy, but while walking in the woods of Never Land, Lainy discovers the hideout of the Lost Boys and makes some new friends.

Aug 1, 2014