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Night of the Puppet People by Stine, R. L.

Night of the Puppet People

Trying to defeat their rivals in the school talent show, twins Ben and Jenny have to use marionettes, something they both fear, but their fear might be justified.

Oct 10, 2015
Nightmares! - the sleepwalker tonic by Segel, Jason, 1979- author.

Nightmares!  - the sleepwalker tonic

"Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends must find out why their neighboring town has become overrun with sleepwalkers before what's going around reaches them and it's too late"--

Oct 10, 2015
Paddy the puppy by Small, Lily, author.

Paddy the puppy

Paddy the puppy flies through the forest, spreads pollen to help flowers grow, and invites all his fairy animal friends to his birthday party. When he arrives home, he's in for a wonderful surprise.

Oct 4, 2015
Party drama! by Siegal, Ida, author.

Party drama!

Today at school, Sophia, Javier, and I were working on our extra-awesome outfits for the costume party. We had the best idea ever and were going to win the contest! But now Sophia's costume is missing. Where could it be? Did someone take it on purpose? Emma and her friends weren't ready for so much party drama, but if they work together to figure out what happened, they just might save the day!

Oct 10, 2015
Pieces of why by Going, K. L. (Kelly L.), author.

Pieces of why

Twelve-year-old Tia lives in a white slum in New Orleans with her mother, and her whole world revolves around singing in the gospel choir with her best friend, Keisha--but when practice is interrupted by a shooting outside the church, and a baby is killed, Tia finds that she cannot sing, and she is forced to confront her feelings about her incarcerated father who killed a girl in a failed robbery years before.

Oct 9, 2015
Poison frog assault by Patton, Jack, author.

Poison frog assault

The battle bugs face assault in three dimensions: lizards in front of them, birds above, poison frogs below. Will Max's daring plan be approved, let alone successful?

Oct 10, 2015
Poppy Muddlepup's daring rescue by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Poppy Muddlepup's daring rescue

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! In this bumper special, Lily and Jess meet Poppy Muddlepup. When the mean witch Grizelda puts a spell on Poppy's twin brother Patch, the girls know they're in for one of their most exciting adventures yet!

Oct 4, 2015
Pumpkin spice by Meyerhoff, Jenny, author.

Pumpkin spice

Kaya, Anna, and Reed hope their pumpkin, Herbert, will take home first prize at the Windy City Pumpkin Fest, but when Herbert suddenly disappears, the friends must catch the thief in time for the festival.

Oct 10, 2015
Quest for the keys by Deutsch, Stacia.

Quest for the keys

When Emily Jones was walking through her grandmother's garden, she never dreamed she would end up in another world. But after crossing through a secret portal, Emily finds herself in Elvendale, the mystical land of the elves ... with no way to leave! Luckily, she meets the elves of fire, earth, wind, and water. Together they set off on a quest to find four legendary keys that have the power to open the portal to Emily's world. But it will take imagination and courage for them to succeed as they

Oct 10, 2015
Redeemed by Haddix, Margaret Peterson, author.


Jonah was able to save all of time from collapsing but in doing so gained a twin brother, Jordan, who must learn what has happened and do his own part to save time--and his parents.

Oct 8, 2015
SandRider by Sage, Angie.


"Alice TodHunter Moon, now apprentice to the ExtraOrdinary Wizard Septimus Heap, must locate the Egg of the Orm--a source of great Magyk--before the baby Orm hatches and imprints on the evil sorcerer Oraton-Marr"--

Oct 10, 2015
Sanitized for your protection by Pastis, Stephan.

Sanitized for your protection

"In this fourth volume of Timmy Failure’s memoirs, Timmy is forced to hit the road in a cross-country trip that includes Timmy’s mom, Total the polar bear, Doorman Dave, and smells-like-a-tangerine criminal mastermind Molly Moskins. It’s a world gone mad, where good becomes bad, and Timmy Failure is a condemned man."--

Oct 10, 2015
Secret of the Forbidden City by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Secret of the Forbidden City

"The Kidd children--including twelve-year-old twins Rebecca and Bickford--follow mysterious clues that take them from China to Germany, in the hopes of finding their missing father and the treasure that will finally free their kidnapped mother"--

Oct 10, 2015
Semi-charming kind of life - a school story by Selfors, Suzanne, author.

Semi-charming kind of life - a school story

"At Ever After High, a boarding school for the sons and daughters of fairytale characters, Darling Charming is expected to excel in Damsel-In-Distressing class, but she yearns for adventure and envies her brothers, Daring and Dexter, who are learning to joust in Hero Training class"--

Oct 10, 2015
Seven dead pirates - a ghost story by Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.

Seven dead pirates - a ghost story

"Lewis Dearborn is a lonely, anxious, "terminally shy" boy of eleven when his great-grandfather passes away and leaves Lewis's family with his decaying seaside mansion. Lewis is initially delighted with his new bedroom, a secluded tower in a remote part of the house. Then he discovers that it's already occupied -- by the ghosts of seven dead pirates. Worse, the ghosts expect him to help them re-take their ship, now restored and on display in a local museum, so they can make their way to Libertal

Oct 10, 2015
Sewing in circles by Taylor, Chloe, author.

Sewing in circles

Selling hand-sewn crafts at an indoor market, Zoey confronts a difficult choice when a new crush with a style very unlike her own asks if he can display his paintings in her market booth.

Oct 10, 2015
Shakespeare's spy by Blackwood, Gary L.

Shakespeare's spy

The winter of 1602 brings many changes for Widge, a young apprentice at London's Globe Theatre, as he becomes infatuated with Shakespeare's daughter Judith, attempts to write a play, learns more about his past, endangers himself to help a friend, acquires a new identity, and finds a new purpose in life.

Oct 3, 2015
So you want to be a Jedi? - an original retelling of Star wars- the Empire strikes back by Gidwitz, Adam, author.

So you want to be a Jedi? - an original retelling of Star wars- the Empire strikes back

Reimagines the second Star Wars film in which Luke Skywalker trains with Yoda to become a Jedi after a rebel defeat on the ice planet Hoth and battles Darth Vader, who reveals a startling secret to Luke during their duel.

Oct 10, 2015
Song for a Scarlet Runner by Hunt, Julie, 1958-

Song for a Scarlet Runner

Peat is on the run - forced to flee for her life when she's blamed for bringing bad luck to her village. She heads for the endless marshes, where she's caught by an old healer-woman who makes Peat her apprentice and teaches her the skill of storytelling. But a story can be a dangerous thing. It can take you out of one world and leave you stranded in another - and Peat finds herself trapped in an eerie place beyond the Silver River where time stands still. Her only friends are a 900-year-old boy

Oct 10, 2015
Star Wars - the original trilogy stories by

Star Wars - the original trilogy stories

Join Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia for one action-packed story after the next! This collection features eighteen tales from the original Star Wars trilogy, beautifully illustrated by Brian Rood. Relive all the classic moments-- from Darth Vader's search for the Rebels' secret plans, to the Rebellion's triumph over the Empire, and every adventure in between.

Oct 10, 2015