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Golden girl by Mancusi, Mari, author.

Golden girl

Lexi Miller--a.k.a. "Golden Girl"--is the snowboard cross queen. As the most promising student at her elite Vermont ski and snowboard school, Mountain Academy, Lexi is a shoo-in for the Olympic-level trial team. That is, until a freak fall during a snowboard-cross competition crushes her dreams and puts her future at stake. A year later, Lexi's back at school, physically healed, but still mentally scarred. Every time she straps on her snowboard, severe panic attacks set in. To make matters worse

Feb 4, 2016
Rudolfo Anaya's The Farolitos of Christmas - with "Season of Renewal" and "A Child's Christmas in New Mexico, 1944" by Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Rudolfo Anaya's The Farolitos of Christmas - with "Season of Renewal" and "A Child's Christmas in New Mexico, 1944"

"Rudolfo Anaya, revered as one of the founders of Chicano literature, is a native son of New Mexico. This is his collection of Christmas memorias from rural New Mexico in the 1940s. Some of the traditions he beautifully describes--such as lighting farolitos and eating posole, tamales, and biscochitos on Christmas Eve--are still alive and well but others are all but lost. This book opens with the classic story The Farolitos of Christmas, presented here with new illustrations by Amy Cordova"--

Feb 4, 2016
When mischief came to town by Nannestad, Katrina.

When mischief came to town

In 1911, when orphaned ten-year-old Inge comes to live with her stern grandmother in a remote island village in Bornholm, Denmark, she ends up changing the climate of the town, bringing joy and laughter to her grandmother's life and finding a new family for herself to help assuage her grief over losing her mother.

Feb 6, 2016
Thea Stilton and the tropical treasure by

Thea Stilton and the tropical treasure

While on vacation in the Bahamas, the Thea sisters stumble across an old pirate map and endeavor to find the treasure, unaware that someone else is also seeking the prize.

Feb 6, 2016
Terror at Bottle Creek by Key, Watt.

Terror at Bottle Creek

"Thirteen-year-old Cort's father is a local expert on hunting and swamp lore in lower Alabama who has been teaching his son everything he knows. But when a deadly Gulf Coast hurricane makes landfall, Cort must unexpectedly put his all skills--and bravery--to the test"--

Feb 6, 2016
Princess Posey and the Crazy, Lazy Vacation by Greene, Stephanie/ Sisson, Stephanie Roth (ILT)

Princess Posey and the Crazy, Lazy Vacation

Feb 6, 2016
Maybe a Fox by Appelt, Kathi/ McGhee, Alison

Maybe a Fox

Feb 6, 2016
A Dragon's Guide to Making Your Human Smarter by Yep, Laurence/ Ryder, Joanne/ GrandPre, Mary (ILT)

A Dragon's Guide to Making Your Human Smarter

Feb 6, 2016
Pumpkin - Cinderella's dancing pup by Redbank, Tennant, author.

Pumpkin - Cinderella's dancing pup

Pumpkin is invited to a masquerade ball. But who sent the invitation?

Feb 6, 2016
Summerlost - a novel by Condie, Allyson Braithwaite, author.

Summerlost - a novel

"Following the sudden deaths of her father and autistic younger brother, Cedar Lee spends the summer working at a Shakespearean theater festival, making a new friend, and coming to terms with her grief"--

Feb 6, 2016
Stranded on Planet Strip Mall! by Angleberger, Tom

Stranded on Planet Strip Mall!

Feb 6, 2016
The storyteller by Starmer, Aaron, 1976-

The storyteller

Along with stories, Keri Cleary records in her diary the strange and terrifying events surrounding the disappearance of Fiona Loomis and Alistair Cleary's efforts to find her in Aquavania, a world where wishes can nearly come true, as well as the repercussions of the shooting of Kyle Dwyer.

Feb 6, 2016
Space Hostages by McDougall, Sophia

Space Hostages

Feb 6, 2016
Snowball by Miles, Ellen.

Snowball

Charles and Lizzie Peterson are very good with puppies. They want one of their own, but their mom isn't ready for them to have one full time. So for now, they take care of puppies that need help finding new homes. The Peterson kids hear about Snowball. Someone left the fluffy puppy all alone at the gas station. Snowball is sick and hungry. He needs a family of his own. Can Charles and Lizzy find one that is just right?

Feb 6, 2016
Behind the Canvas by Vance, Alexander

Behind the Canvas

Feb 6, 2016
The charmed children of Rookskill Castle by Fox, Janet S, author.

The charmed children of Rookskill Castle

In 1940, during the Blitz, Katherine, Robbie and Amelie Bateson are sent north to a private school in Rookskill Castle in Scotland, a brooding place, haunted by dark magic from the past--but when some of their classmates disappear Katherine has to find out if the cause is hidden in the past or very much in the present.

Feb 6, 2016
Brambleheart - A Story About Finding Treasure and the Unexpected Magic of Friendship by Cole, Henry/ Cole, Henry (ILT)

Brambleheart - A Story About Finding Treasure and the Unexpected Magic of Friendship

Feb 6, 2016
Alistair Grim's odd Aquaticum by Funaro, Gregory, author.

Alistair Grim's odd Aquaticum

With evil Prince Nightshade hot on their trail, Alastair Grim and his apprentice Grubb and the rest of the crew of the unique mechanical/magical apparatus known as the Odditorium embark on a perilous underwater adventure to the otherworldly realm of Avalon, to find the legendary sword Excalibur, the only weapon capable of penetrating the prince's magical suit of armor.

Feb 6, 2016
Vanessa's fashion face-off by Whittemore, Jo, 1977- author.

Vanessa's fashion face-off

Feb 7, 2016
Savanna showdown by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Savanna showdown

"When the teams take on the African savanna, the competition heats up, and Mari starts to feel the pressure. She's never been the strongest or the fastest racer. Sure, she knows almost everything about lions and rhinos and zebras. But facts can only get the team so far. She better keep up, or she might let her friends down. Because the finish line is in sight, and Team Red wants to win!" --

Feb 7, 2016