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Hurry Up and Wait by Kalman, Maira/ Handler, Daniel/ Meister, Sarah Hermanson (AFT)

Hurry Up and Wait

Mar 28, 2015
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode. An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! Will Oscar survive one of the most famous and devastating fires in history?

Mar 25, 2015
If you find this by Baker, Matthew, 1985-

If you find this

When the grandfather he never knew is released from prison suffering from dementia, eleven-year-old Nicholas, a mathematical and musical genius, tries to save the family's home by helping search for heirlooms Grandpa claims to have buried.

Mar 28, 2015
In Todd we trust by Galveston, Louise, author.

In Todd we trust

Twelve-year-old Todd Butroche has been rather distracted by a girl in middle school and other concerns, and the Toddlians, the tiny civilization created by his benevolent grossness, are convinced that he is angry with them--especially when they are confronted with a vile red thing (a moldy apple) and its horrifying inhabitant (a worm).

Mar 28, 2015
InterWorld by Gaiman, Neil.

InterWorld

At nearly fifteen years of age, Joey Harker learns that he is a Walker, able to travel between dimensions, and soon joins a team of different versions of himself, each from another dimension, to fight the evil forces striving to conquer all the worlds.

Mar 28, 2015
Janitors by Whitesides, Tyler, author.

Janitors

A sixth grader stumbles upon a secret that threatens to turn schoolchildren everywhere into mindless automatons.

Mar 28, 2015
Jinx's fire by Blackwood, Sage.

Jinx's fire

"Jinx travels throughout the Urwald to unite its people and creatures against encroaching threats"--

Mar 28, 2015
Julia and the art of practical travel by Blume, Lesley M. M., author.

Julia and the art of practical travel

In 1968, eleven-year-old Julia and her Aunt Constance are forced to sell their family home, Windy Ridge, in New York's Hudson Valley and embark on a cross-country automobile trip in search of Julia's mother, bringing only three travel trunks and some "practical travel things."

Mar 28, 2015
Killer Croc of doom! by Sutton, Laurie.

Killer Croc of doom!

A mysterious villain has kidnapped hundreds of the homeless people of Gotham City and turned them into an army of mutated half-crocodile zombies led by Killer Croc, and when Batman himself is infected he must find a cure before it is too late.

Mar 28, 2015
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. The search for Zane by Howard, Kate, author.

LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. The search for Zane

Ninjago: Rebooted! The wise-cracking ninja are back with all-new adventures on Cartoon Network and all-new toys on sale everywhere. The Masters of Spinjitzu and the wise Sensei Wu are back in this brand new chapter book based on the latest season of the hit LEGO Ninjago television series on Cartoon Network! Join the ninja warriors as they fight enemies old and new and encounter challenges that will test their strength. Will they be victorious in the battles ahead? Only time will tell!

Mar 25, 2015
Listen, slowly by Lai, Thanhha, author.

Listen, slowly

Assisting her grandmother's investigation of her grandfather's fate during the Vietnam War, Mai struggles to adapt to an unfamiliar culture while redefining her sense of family.

Mar 21, 2015
Loch Ness punster by Klise, Kate.

Loch Ness punster

Twelve-year-old Seymour Hope and his ghostly "mother" Olive go to Scotland to claim a castle inherited from Ignatius Grumply's punster uncle, Ian, but while they tend an aged tortoise and face an unscrupulous developer, Iggie deals with Ian's ghost and an inept insurance agent.

Mar 28, 2015
Lost at Khe Sanh by Watkins, Steve, 1954- author.

Lost at Khe Sanh

"Anderson finds himself drawn to the old trunk of military relics in the basement of his family's junk shop again. His friends Greg and Julie warn him to stay away from it, but he can't help himself. This time Anderson discovers an old grenade with a strange message scratched into it. But an old grenade is dangerous...especially when the ghost of a soldier appears, claiming that it's his lucky grenade during his service in the Vietnam War. What does this ghost want from Anderson, Greg, and Juli

Mar 28, 2015
Lost boy by Green, Tim, 1963- author.

Lost boy

After a near-fatal car accident, twelve-year-old Ryder's mother needs an operation they cannot afford and while a new friend tries to raise funds, Ryder travels with a grouchy, disabled neighbor, from Yankee Stadium to Turner Field seeking the major league baseball player who might be Ryder's father.

Mar 28, 2015
Lost in London by Callaghan, Cindy, author.

Lost in London

When Jordan participates in a London exchange program, she finds herself at odds with her host sister, Caroline, and their relationship is put to the test when they are locked in the world's largest department store together overnight.

Mar 28, 2015
Lost in Paris by Callaghan, Cindy, author.

Lost in Paris

"Gwen Russell is thrilled to hear she will be heading to Paris with her family. Even though the main reason for the trip is to see her three older brothers play lacrosse, Gwen and her Mom have plans to tour the city when they can -- As soon as they land, Gwen is swept up in the city she has always wanted to see, and even meets a cute boy named Henri. If that wasn't enough excitement, Gwen finds out that her all-time favorite band is playing a one-night only concert in Paris---and there are ticke

Mar 28, 2015
Love or something like it by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Love or something like it

"As summer approaches, April is conflicted about going to camp and missing time with new boyfriend Matt and her friend Sophie, who'll be visiting. Is her flame with Matt strong enough to survive a long absence?"--

Mar 28, 2015
Lucky strike by Pyron, Bobbie, author.

Lucky strike

Nathaniel Harlow lives with his grandfather in a trailer park in Franklin County, Florida, and he has always been unlucky--but when he is struck by lightning on his eleventh birthday and survives, it seems like his luck starts to change.

Mar 25, 2015
Mark of the thief by Nielsen, Jennifer A., author.

Mark of the thief

When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the center of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome.

Mar 21, 2015
Mars evacuees by McDougall, Sophia, author.

Mars evacuees

Twelve-year-old Alice Dare is one of 300 seven- to sixteen-year-olds evacuated to Mars to attend school and train as soldiers, safe from the war with Earth's invading aliens, the Morrors, but when all of the adults and robots mysteriously disappear, the youths must survive on their own.

Mar 21, 2015