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A new friend by Green, Poppy, author.

A new friend

Eight-year-old Sophie Mouse's excited to return to school after the long winter break, but there's a new student--a snake--and Sophie and the other animals are afraid to sit near him, much less ask him to play with them, because they've heard that snakes are awful.

May 22, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 4, The great ice engine by David, Erica, author.

Anna & Elsa. 4, The great ice engine

When Kristoff and the ice harvesters challenge Oaken and his new invention to a friendly contest, Oaken, Elsa, and Anna becomes embroil in a mystery involving a missing ice harvesting machine.

May 22, 2015
Anna, Banana, and the friendship split by Rissi, Anica Mrose.

Anna, Banana, and the friendship split

Anna and Sadie have always been best friends so when Sadie suddenly starts being mean, Anna is very sad and seeks support from her dog Banana and classmate Isabel, as well as advice from her brother Chuck and her parents.

May 22, 2015
Batman undercover by Weissburg, Paul.

Batman undercover

The Cosmic Annihilator, a weapon capable of destroying entire planets, is missing, and it is up to Batman to defeat his enemies and recover it.

May 16, 2015
Batman vs. Catwoman by Bright, J. E.

Batman vs. Catwoman

When a priceless, jewel encrusted bird statue is installed atop a skyscraper in Gotham, Catwoman and the Penguin have their eyes on the prize, and it is up to Batman to stop them from stealing the jewels.

May 15, 2015
Camping chaos by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Camping chaos

"Frank and Joe are excited to go camping with their friends in Bayport State Park for the annual "Fun With Camping" event. They are ready for hiking, bonfires, and s'mores--and especially for the tent decorating competition, which the boys are determined to win. But just a few nights into the trip, decorations start to go missing. First Frank and Joe hear strange noises outside their tent. Then they see a set of unique footprints at the campsite. It seems like someone--or something--is out to sa

May 22, 2015
Chelsea the congratulations fairy by Meadows, Daisy.

Chelsea the congratulations fairy

When Jack Frost steals Chelsea the Congratulations Fairy's magic items, no one can celebrate special occasions, and it is up to Rachel and Kirsty to help retrieve them.

May 22, 2015
Chloe the kitten by Small, Lily, author.

Chloe the kitten

Chloe, a Cobweb Kitten, is fluttering through Hawthorn Hedgerows in the enchanted realm of Misty Wood decorating cobwebs with dewdrops when she meets a baby mouse who is lost and afraid.

May 22, 2015
Demons of deep space by Sutton, Laurie.

Demons of deep space

The evil lord Darkseid is seeking the Infinity Particle--an object that will allow him to create, destroy, or reshape entire universes--and Superman, with the help of the New Gods, must stop him before it is too late.

May 16, 2015
Forget-Me-Not Lake by Green, Poppy.

Forget-Me-Not Lake

Sophie Mouse wants to prove how wonderful mice are for a school project she is doing with her brother, Winston, but starts to have doubts when, even with Hattie and Owen's help, she is unable to learn to swim.

May 22, 2015
Fossil frenzy by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Fossil frenzy

"A missing dinosaur tooth makes for a massive investigation in this Hardy Brothers Secret Files Mystery. Frank and Joe are excited for their field trip to the Bayport Museum of Natural History with their science club. Not only will they get to see some awesome dinosaur skeletons on display, but they also get to go on their very own fossil dig on the museum grounds. At the dig, fellow classmate Tico uncovers an old dinosaur tooth--even though Tico's biggest competition in the club, Aisha, claims

May 22, 2015
Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan by Rylant, Cynthia.

Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan

Stumpy, Murray, Gwendolyn, and Kona recruit Herman the crow and 200 owls to help with their Master Plan to assist the animals of Gooseberry Park that are in trouble because of a months-long drought.

May 20, 2015
Gus by Miles, Ellen, author.

Gus

Mom Peterson has trouble finding a family good enough to adopt the adorable Labradoodle, Gus.

May 22, 2015
Izzy Barr, running star by Mills, Claudia, author.

Izzy Barr, running star

"The third book in the Franklin School Friends series is a fast and funny story about sports, friendship, and sibling rivalries."--

May 22, 2015
Maybelle and the haunted cupcake by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle and the haunted cupcake

Maybelle the cockroach is tired of all the rules she must follow to safely get food from Mr. and Mrs. Peabody's kitchen, but when Bernice, an ant with a head cold, insists on helping out, the situation only gets worse.

May 22, 2015
Maybelle goes to tea by Speck, Katie.

Maybelle goes to tea

Maybelle the cockroach follows the advice of her new fly friend Maurice and tumbles into a terrifying but tasty adventure during Mrs. Peabody's Ladies' Spring Tea.

May 22, 2015
Scarecrow's flock of fear by Manning, Matthew K.

Scarecrow's flock of fear

Supervillain Jonathan Crane, alias The Scarecrow, has always been afraid of birds and now he plans to use his experimental fear gas to revenge himself on Batman by terrifying Robin to death--but when his plan backfires, he finds himself more scared then ever.

May 15, 2015
Ship of secrets by Dixon, Franklin W., author.

Ship of secrets

"It's finally summer vacation, and the Hardy family is headed on a cruise to the Caribbean. As they board the ship with their parents, Frank and Joe can't believe all the fun that's in store for them. There are three-story slides, playgrounds, ball pits, four pools, and an arcade. There are concerts and magic shows at night, while jugglers and clowns wander the deck during the day. In addition to all of the fun, the Hardys discover that former pop idol and lead singer of the Lightening Bolts, Iz

May 22, 2015
Sniff a skunk! by Amato, Mary.

Sniff a skunk!

Unlike their thieving parents, ten-year-old twins Billy and Jillian Crook like to do good deeds, including rescuing a baby skunk. Features activities.

May 20, 2015
Sprout street neighbors - five stories. by Alter, Anna, 1974- author, illustrator.

Sprout street neighbors - five stories.

Relates the adventures of the animal residents of an apartment building on Sprout Street.

May 22, 2015
Star Wars rebels. Fight the Empire by Fentiman, David, author.

Star Wars rebels. Fight the Empire

Details the exploits of the crew of the Ghost and how they stand up to the fearsome Galactic Empire.

May 22, 2015
Supergirl vs. Brainiac by Sonneborn, Scott.

Supergirl vs. Brainiac

Brainiac the evil android and clones have tricked Superman into straying far from Earth, leaving the planet unprotected--so it is up to Supergirl to save Metropolis from the super villain's army.

May 15, 2015
The best bat by Howard, Ryan, 1979- author.

The best bat

A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard. Little Rhino's baseball season is in full swing! Grandpa James even buys Rhino a new bat as a reward for keeping up with all of his schoolwork. But, after practice, Rhino's bat goes missing! With a big game coming up, will Rhino be able to find his bat in time to help his team?

May 22, 2015
The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo by Lynn, Sarah, 1975-

The Boulder brothers - meet Mo and Jo

Mo and Jo are cavemen who, in three easy-to-read chapters, try to improve the smell of themselves and their cave, attempt to play hide-and-seek, and discover that there is more than one way to stay warm on a cold day.

May 22, 2015
The case of the missing carrot cake by Newman, Robin, author.

The case of the missing carrot cake

When Miss Rabbit's carrot cake goes missing on Ed's farm, Detectives Wilcox and Griswold do what it takes to track down the thieves.

May 22, 2015
The emerald berries by Green, Poppy.

The emerald berries

Eight-year-old Sophie learns about some special emerald berries that will make the perfect color for a painting she wants to do, so she asks her friend Hattie to go with her to Weedsnag Way, a part of the forest that is far from home and very frightening.

May 22, 2015
The great escape by Dixon, Franklin W, author.

The great escape

When television wildlife celebrities Jumpin' Jack and his son bring their menagerie to Bayport Elementary, Frank and Joe are on the case for a boa constrictor that goes missing.

May 22, 2015
The missing zucchini by Falcone, L. M. (Lucy M.), 1951- author.

The missing zucchini

May 15, 2015
The moon bandits by Sonneborn, Scott.

The moon bandits

A team of Xenoformers from Galaxy X are stealing the Moon and causing havoc on Earth, and while Superman tries to stop the aliens, he has to depend on Lex Luthor to defend Metropolis from massive tidal waves--but Lex has his own nefarious plans.

May 15, 2015
The mystery across the secret bridge by Paris, Harper. author.

The mystery across the secret bridge

While in Machu Picchu, Peru, with their parents, eight-year-old twins Ethan and Ella cross a secret bridge and discover a mysterious stone sculpture.

May 22, 2015
The Penguin's crime wave by Sutton, Laurie.

The Penguin's crime wave

The Penguin hijacks a luxury yacht with his penguin-shaped submarine and it is up to Batman to stop him and rescue the passengers and crew.

May 16, 2015
The poisoned planet by Manning, Matthew K.

The poisoned planet

In an attempt to force the Daily Planet newspaper to stop wasting paper, Poison Ivy creates a vine of kryptonite that covers the whole building, and a seriously weakened Superman must find a way to stop her before she kills Lois and his other friends.

May 15, 2015
The secret world of mermaids by Quinn, Jordan.

The secret world of mermaids

Lucas and Clara are floating on a raft when a wave casts them into the sea, where Lucas catches a glimpse of a coral kindom and a dark-haired mermaid helps him, but when his father, King Caleb, hears of this, he scolds Lucas and tells him he has broken an age-old pact.

May 22, 2015
Toy box trouble! by Weingartner, Amy, author.

Toy box trouble!

"A sparkling star transports Elsa, Anna, Jack Sparrow, and several other friends and enemies into the exciting world of the Toy Box. They quickly find themselves on a wild adventure that can only be found inside Disney Infinity!"--Page [4] of cover.

May 16, 2015
Treasure - Ariel's curious kitten by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Treasure - Ariel's curious kitten

When Prince Eric plans to sail to the other side of the world, Ariel and her kitten, Treasure, try to come up with a way to go with him.

May 22, 2015
Wonder Woman vs. Circe by Sutton, Laurie.

Wonder Woman vs. Circe

In her quest to destroy Wonder Woman, Circe the immortal sorceress has unleashed the Trinity Beast, an ancient, magical monster which steals her powers--and Wonder Woman must fight to save both the world and her mortal enemy.

May 20, 2015
Zac strikes out by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac strikes out

May 22, 2015
Zac's quicksand by Larry, H. I., author.

Zac's quicksand

May 22, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the annoying princess sing-along

When his little sister's friends cannot go with her to the Princess Sing-Along concert, Zeke feels he has to go to cheer her up on her birthday--but on Monday morning he has to give a report in class about what he did on the weekend.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the big blah-rific birthday by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the big blah-rific birthday

Zeke Meeks will be nine soon, but he is not looking forward to a party that his sisters want to take over and nobody but his closest friends want to attend--but the alternative is going to Grace Chang's party on the same day, and she is really scary.

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the crummy class play

Zeke's third grade class is putting on a play and Zeke is unhappy and annoyed with what he sees as too small a role--until his mother teaches him the meaning of the saying "there are no small parts, only small actors."

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the horrendous Halloween

Usually Zeke loves Halloween, but this year things just seem to be going wrong--he is having trouble finding a good costume, the costume parade at school is a disaster, and he has to take his little sister trick-or-treating.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the Mother's Day meltdown by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the Mother's Day meltdown

Annoyed because his mother has been packing boring, healthy lunches, third-grader Zeke has not made either a card or a gift for Mother's Day--then at the last moment he has a change of heart and has to scramble to make both.

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the no-fun fund-raiser by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the no-fun fund-raiser

Zeke's school is having a fund-raiser and the student who sell the most cake mix will get four tickets to Thrillsville Amusement Park, but Zeke is not having much luck until his great-grandmother gives him a lesson in salesmanship--and he takes his little sister with him.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs the stinky soccer team

Third-grader Zeke's soccer experience is proving to be a disaster--all of his friends are on a different team, while his team is dominated by a bully who hogs the ball and knocks down anyone who gets in his way.

May 20, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs the super stressful talent show by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs the super stressful talent show

Zeke's class is having a talent show, and Brassy Glass, from America's Next Superstar, will be coming to the show as the judge--but Zeke cannot figure out what talent he actually has and, as usual, his sisters are no help at all.

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs. his big phony cousin by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs. his big phony cousin

As if coming up with a school project at the last minute is not enough trouble, Zeke also has to deal with his cousin Sam--who is just too perfect to be completely believable.

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs. the gruesome girls by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs. the gruesome girls

Third-grader Zeke Meeks already has two sisters, so he is bitterly disappointed when his new neighbor proves to be a girl--can Charlie change his mind and prove to him that boys and girls can play together?

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs. the horrifying TV-Turnoff Week by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs. the horrifying TV-Turnoff Week

It is Television-Turnoff Week, and Zeke and his friends are wondering what they will do with their time without their favorite programs and videogames.

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs. the pain-in-the-neck pets by Green, D. L. (Debra L.), author.

Zeke Meeks vs. the pain-in-the-neck pets

Zeke wants to bring home the class hamster, so to prove that he is responsible he promises his mother that he will take care of the family dog for a whole week--after that it is one disaster after another.

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs. the putrid Puppet Pals by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs. the putrid Puppet Pals

All the children in the third grade except Zeke Meeks are playing with the newest fad, Puppet Pals finger puppets--will Zeke give in to the pressure and join them, even though he would much rather play basketball?

May 15, 2015
Zeke Meeks vs. the stinkin' science fair by Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Zeke Meeks vs. the stinkin' science fair

Third-grader Zeke Meeks needs to win the prize in the science project contest because the class bully is threatening him, but so far all his ideas are ending in messy disasters--can his friend Hector save the day?

May 15, 2015