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Home sweet motel by Grabenstein, Chris, author. Home sweet motel

"P.T. and his friend Gloria must solve a mystery at the world's wackiest motel: The Wonderland"--

Sep 30, 2016
How to avoid extinction by Acampora, Paul, author. How to avoid extinction

Leo's grandfather died a year ago, and ever since Leo has been tasked with tracking his grandmother down whenever she wanders away from their home in Allentown, Pennsylvania--but when she abruptly decides to take the trip to Utah that her husband was planning, Leo finds himself on the way to visit dinosaurs, in an old Buick with his grandmother, his seventeen-year-old cousin Abby, and Abby's old, smelly Golden retriever, Kermit, without telling his mother.

Sep 29, 2016
How to avoid extinction by Acampora, Paul, author. How to avoid extinction

Leo's grandfather died a year ago, and ever since Leo has been tasked with tracking his grandmother down whenever she wanders away from their home in Allentown, Pennsylvania--but when she abruptly decides to take the trip to Utah that her husband was planning, Leo finds himself on the way to visit dinosaurs, in an old Buick with his grandmother, his seventeen-year-old cousin Abby, and Abby's old, smelly Golden retriever, Kermit, without telling his mother.

Sep 30, 2016
Howard Wallace, P.I. by Lyall, Casey, author. Howard Wallace, P.I.

Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what he|s got: a bathrobe for a trench coat, a makeshift office behind the school equipment shed, and not much else|least of all, friends. So when a hot case of blackmail lands on his desk, he|s ready to take it on himself . . . until the new kid, Ivy Mason, convinces him to take her on as a junior partner. As they banter through stakeouts and narrow down their list of s

Sep 30, 2016
Hunting for hidden gold by Dixon, Franklin W., author. Hunting for hidden gold

During their search for members of a notorious gang responsible for a payroll robbery, Joe and Frank Hardy encounter timber wolves, a Rocky Mountain blizzard and a mine cave-in.

Sep 30, 2016
I am drums by Grosso, Mike, author. I am drums

"A single-minded twelve-year-old drummer, challenged by her school's budget cuts and her family's financial woes, must find a way to keep her dreams of drumming alive"--

Sep 30, 2016
I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Tarshis, Lauren, author. I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980

On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.

Sep 30, 2016
Insert coin to continue by Anderson, John David, 1975- author. Insert coin to continue

Middle-schooler Bryan wakes up to find that his life has become a video game, with bullies to beat, races to run, puzzles to solve, and much more at stake.

Sep 30, 2016
Isabella for Real by Palatini, Margie/ Pham, Leuyen (ILT) Isabella for Real

Sep 30, 2016
It's a doggy dog world by Greenwald, Tom, 1962- author. It's a doggy dog world

Bored by the lack of crime in Quietville lately, Jimmy's vampire dog, Abby, has chewed up his mother's entire shoe collection, and so his parents have insisted in enrolling Abby in obedience training, and the longer it goes on the more "normal" (and boring) she becomes--but when mysterious things start happening to Jimmy's lacrosse team, he and his friends (the Crimebiters) realize they need to get Abby back to her crime fighting ways.

Sep 30, 2016
It's not a dinosaur! by McAnulty, Stacy, author. It's not a dinosaur!

When photographs of Peanut the dinosaur appear on the Web, Frank's father arrives in Wyoming with a story about the prehistoric reptile he saw nearby twenty years earlier.

Sep 30, 2016
Jingle by Korman, Gordon, author. Jingle

Santa's Workshop Holiday Spectacular at the Colchester mansion is a long standing tradition in Cedarville, however Griffin, Ben, and Antonia are not happy to find that they have been volunteered as elves by their friend Logan and can not get out of it--but this year the pageant seem plagued by frequent electrical outages, and during one of them the valuable antique known as the Star of Prague disappears from the giant Christmas tree, and as they are the chief suspects, the friends set out to fin

Sep 30, 2016
Juana & Lucas by Medina, Juana, 1980- author, illustrator. Juana & Lucas

A spunky young girl from Colombia loves playing with her canine best friend and resists boring school activities, especially learning English, until her family tells her that a special trip is planned to an English-speaking place.

Sep 30, 2016
Jubilee by Giff, Patricia Reilly, author. Jubilee

"Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through"--

Sep 30, 2016
Just My Luck by Anderson, Jeff Just My Luck

Sep 30, 2016
Katie just desserts by Simon, Coco, author. Katie just desserts

Worried about meeting her biological father, Katie is blindsided by the news that her mother's boyfriend intends to propose to her mom.

Sep 30, 2016
Last-but-not-least Lola and a knot the size of Texas by Pakkala, Christine, author. Last-but-not-least Lola and a knot the size of Texas

"In her fourth hilarious adventure, good-hearted Lola can't help getting into trouble. Her friends are all traveling for the Thanksgiving holidays, so she offers to dog-sit--but fails to mention this to Mom, who is desperately trying to finish a batch of Lola dresses for a new client. Now Lola is juggling her dog-sitting responsibilities with her worries. Will her parents discover the growing knot in her hair and cause her excruciating pain brushing it out? Will her grandmothers discover that sh

Sep 30, 2016
Liberty by Larson, Kirby, author. Liberty

In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much older than the two children.

Sep 30, 2016
Lockdown by Black, Peter Jay, author. Lockdown

"When an ally betrays the Urban Outlaws and steals a dangerous computer virus, the kids have no choice but to team up with a shadowy figure known as "The Shepherd" to take down their foe, and as they explore the unfamiliar streets and secret passageways of New York City and Los Angeles, they once again risk everything to save themselves. . . and the world"--

Sep 30, 2016
Lost in Hollywood by Callaghan, Cindy, author. Lost in Hollywood

When Ginger Carlson's aunt finds herself in financial trouble, Ginger's entire family and her best friend head to Hollywood to help find the missing money.

Sep 30, 2016