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Marvin and the moths by Holm, Matthew, author, illustrator. Marvin and the moths

Middle school is off to a depressing start for Marvin Watson, his new baby brother is proving to be a disappointment, and now his town is being threatened by a horde of mutant bugs, including a hungry spider that quotes Shakespeare--and if that is not enough there are three sarcastic man-sized moths living in the attic.

Oct 20, 2016
Max Helsing and the beast of Bone Creek by Jobling, Curtis, author. Max Helsing and the beast of Bone Creek

"Max is hoping for some down time at a wilderness activity camp away from his monster-hunting day job. But it's not long before his idyllic getaway goes topsy-turvy and Max has to turn his sights towards the mythical Beast of Bone Creek: Sasquatch"--

Oct 22, 2016
Mia the bridesmaid fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author. Mia the bridesmaid fairy

Mia the Bridesmaid Fairy helps make weddings wonderful with her three magical items. But when these are stolen by mean Jack Frost and his naughty goblins, weddings everywhere descend into chaos! Kirsty and Rachel are about to be bridesmaids for Kirsty's cousin, Esther, so the race is on to help Mia find her magical objects (a silver sixpence, some golden bells and the moonshine veil) so everyone can enjoy a really special day.

Oct 20, 2016
More than magic by Lasky, Kathryn, author. More than magic

"Ryder always thought something special would happen when she turned eleven, and this year she misses her mom, who died several years ago, more than ever. Ryder's parents created a cartoon show featuring an eleven year old hero named Rory. Then on Ryder's eleventh birthday, Rory steps out of the screen--Rory needs help!"--

Oct 20, 2016
Mr. Nick is a lunatic! by Gutman, Dan, author. Mr. Nick is a lunatic!

When the teachers of Ella Mentry School go on strike, A. J. and the gang meet a new principal who does not believe in rules and says that the students do not have to learn anything if they do not want to.

Oct 18, 2016
Night of the living shadows - a Speed Bump & Slingshot misadventure by Coverly, Dave, author. Night of the living shadows - a Speed Bump & Slingshot misadventure

On a quest to earn their Scavenger Hunt badge and graduate from Bird Scouts to Eagle Scouts, Speed Bump and his slacker friend Slingshot become trapped inside a shopping mall.

Oct 18, 2016
Nothing but trouble by Davies, Jacqueline, 1962- author. Nothing but trouble

"Two smart girls in one small town use their combined genius to liven up their world--one prank at a time"--

Oct 22, 2016
Pete's dragon by Walker, Landry Q. (Landry Quinn), author. Pete's dragon

Eleven-year-old Pete's best friend is Elliot, a giant green flying dragon. When Pete is discovered in the forest and taken back to the town, the boy and his dragon must find their way back to one another.

Oct 17, 2016
Peter and the shadow thieves by Barry, Dave. author. Peter and the shadow thieves

Realizing that Molly and the other Starcatchers are in danger when the sinister being Lord Ombra visits the island and seems to control people through their shadows, Peter and Tinker Bell travel to England to help save the stardust.

Oct 22, 2016
Phoenix by Said, S. F., author. Phoenix

"Lucky thinks he's an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing - and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him. Now he's on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, where Humans and Aliens are deadly enemies, the only people who can help him are an Alien starship crew - and an Alien warrior girl, with neon needles in her hair. Together, they must find a way to save the galaxy. For Lucky is not the only one in danger. H

Oct 22, 2016
Projekt 1065 by Gratz, Alan, 1972- author. Projekt 1065

It is 1943, and thirteen-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, is also a spy for the British Secret Service, so he has joined the Hitler Youth, and pretending that he agrees with their violence and book-burning is hard enough--but when he is asked to find out more about "Projekt 1065" both his and his parents' lives get a lot more dangerous.

Oct 20, 2016
Race the night by Hubbard, Kirsten, author. Race the night

"Eider might be living at the end of the world, but that won't stop her from searching for the things that could make it all begin again--especially after Teacher announces a mysterious new type of lessons that turn her life upside down"--

Oct 21, 2016
Ratpunzel by Vernon, Ursula, author. Ratpunzel

"It is Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to the rescue when Heady the hydra's egg is stolen, but her search leads her to a castle accessible only by a rat with a very long tail"--

Oct 18, 2016
Return fire by Gonzalez, Christina Diaz, 1969- author. Return fire

Just after Cassie Arroyo found the Spear of Destiny in Rome, it was stolen from her, so now she and her friend Asher must recover it--but when she used the Spear before she set the world down a dangerous path, and if she recovers it she will have to decide whether to risk using it again.

Oct 16, 2016
Rock 'n' roll rebel by Rue, Ginger, author. Rock 'n' roll rebel

Looking to propel her into the spotlight at her middle school, thirteen-year-old Tig Ripley starts an all-girl rock band with her cousin and two school friends.

Oct 20, 2016
Scariest stories ever told by Brown, Roberta Simpson, 1939- author. Scariest stories ever told

An anthology of spooky stories, divided into such categories as "Something's Not Safe at School," "Shadows in the Woods and by the Water," "Welcome to Your New Home," Don't Stray Too Far from Home," and "Better Not Mess with What's Best Left Alone."

Oct 20, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Curse of the stage fright by Korté, Steven, author. Scooby-Doo! Curse of the stage fright

"Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang have tickets to opening night of Hamlet at the Crystal Cover Theater, one of the town’s most beautiful buildings. But Shakespeare’s play features only one ghost, not two! Can Scooby and the gang stop the curse of the stage fright, or will they get booed out of the theater?"--

Oct 17, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Gator Man by Sutton, Laurie, author. Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Gator Man

"Scooby-Doo and Mystery Inc. gang visit an archeological dig, but the camp is deserted, including Professor Cosmo Dinkley. The professors journal reports a series of frightening encounters with something called the Gator Man, and the gang is convinced that the creature has kidnapped the crew. Has the legend of the Gator Man come true, or is it all a big crock? Action-packed text and comics-style art combine in this Scooby-Doo mystery!"--Back cover.

Oct 17, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Mystery of the Mist Monster by Manning, Matthew K., author. Scooby-Doo! Mystery of the Mist Monster

"While Scooby-Doo and the gang visit a tourist town, the Mystery Machine vanished in a patch of thick fog. Other vehicles have gone missing as well. Mystery Inc. is on the case! But can they unravel the mystery of the Mist Monster, or will they get lost in the fog?"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 17, 2016
Scooby-Doo! Secret of the haunted cave by Manning, Matthew K., author. Scooby-Doo! Secret of the haunted cave

"Follow Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred into a bottomless cavern, which is haunted by the ghosts of Civil War soldiers. Or is it? The Mystery Inc. gang must uncover the secret of the haunted cave while taking care of another bottomless pit: Scooby's stomach"--

Oct 17, 2016