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Red Wolf by Dance, Jennifer, author.

Red Wolf

"In the late 1800s, both Native people and wolves are being forced from the land. Starving and lonely, an orphaned timber wolf is befriended by a boy named Red Wolf. But under the Indian Act, Red Wolf is forced to attend a residential school far from the life he knows, and the wolf is alone once more. Courage, love, and fate reunite the pair, and they embark on a perilous journey home. But with winter closing in, will Red Wolf and Crooked Ear survive? And if they do, what will they find?"--Page

Apr 22, 2014
Revenge of the Flower Girls by Ziegler, Jennifer

Revenge of the Flower Girls

Apr 22, 2014
Running Scared by Terrell-deutsch, Bev

Running Scared

Apr 18, 2014
Sasquatch in the paint by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-

Sasquatch in the paint

Eighth-grader Theo Rollins' growth spurt has Coach Mandrake trying to transform him into a basketball star, but training time is hurting the science club's chances of winning the "Aca-lympics," and being accused of stealing could mean Theo is off both teams.

Apr 19, 2014
Save Rafe! by Patterson, James, 1947-

Save Rafe!

"Middle schooler Rafe Khachadorian faces his greatest challenge yet as he struggles to complete a week-long wilderness survival course to prove to his school administrators that he can succeed"--

Apr 22, 2014
Saving Baby Doe by Vigilante, Danette.

Saving Baby Doe

"When best friends Lionel and Anisa find and save an abandoned baby, the fallout threatens to tear their relationship apart"--

Apr 20, 2014
Saving Lucas Biggs by De los Santos, Marisa, 1966-

Saving Lucas Biggs

"When thirteen-year-old Margaret's father is sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit, she knows the only way to save him is to use the forbidden family power of time travel"--

Apr 22, 2014
Screaming at the ump by Vernick, Audrey.

Screaming at the ump

Twelve-year-old Casey lives with his father and grandfather at their family-run umpire school, and as he deals with middle school and his mother's unwelcome return, he stumbles on a sensational story that has him questioning his dream of becoming a journalist.

Apr 22, 2014
Semper fido by London, C. Alexander.

Semper fido

Gus Dempsey is a newly trained dog handler in the United States Marine Corps, and when he is deployed to Afghanistan he is paired with Loki, a bomb-sniffing black Labrador with a mischievous streak.

Apr 19, 2014
Showdown at the Alamo by Greenhut, Josh.

Showdown at the Alamo

Autograph-seekers interfere with Stanley Lambchop's hopes for a fun vacation with friends while sightseeing in Texas.

Apr 17, 2014
Smasher by Bly, Scott, author.

Smasher

Charlie, a math genius with otherworldly skills, is plucked out of his own time by Geneva, a bionic girl from the future, and recruited to help defeat Gramercy Foxx, a tycoon who plans to unleash a deadly biological computer virus that will enslave the world--and the two children have only twenty days to accomplish their task.

Apr 22, 2014
Something upstairs by Avi, 1937-

Something upstairs

"When 12-year-old Kenny Huldorf moves to Providence, Rhode Island, he quickly discovers that his attic bedroom is haunted! Night after night Kenny watches as glowing smoke rises from the floor to sculpt the form of a troubled spirit. The ghost--a teenage slave named Caleb--summons Kenny back in time to correct a century-old injustice. Kenny soon finds that his fate is entangled with Caleb's murder. Will he be able to right the wrong? Or will he remain forever trapped in history?"--P.[4] of cover

Apr 19, 2014
Space rocks! by O'Donnell, Tom.

Space rocks!

Chorkle narrates the adventures of Earth children Hollins, Becky, Nicki, and Little Gus, marooned on his asteroid, Gelo, as he watches over them with his fives eyes, teaches them to fight a ferocious thyss-cat, and seeks a way to get them home.

Apr 22, 2014
Stay where you are & then leave by Boyne, John, 1971- author.

Stay where you are & then leave

Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.

Apr 22, 2014
Steering toward normal by Petruck, Rebecca.

Steering toward normal

Newfound half-brother Wayne threatens eighth-grader Diggy's chances at the Minnesota State Fair steer competition, horns in on his girl, and rattles his easy relationship with Pop.

Apr 22, 2014
Stolen children by Kehret, Peg.

Stolen children

Fourteen-year-old Amy's excitement over her first babysitting job ends when she and her three-year-old charge are kidnapped, but a daily videorecording sent to little Kendra's parents allows Amy to send clues, in hopes of being rescued before the kidnappers decide they no longer need her.

Apr 22, 2014
Strays by London, C. Alexander, author.

Strays

As American troops are being pulled out of Vietnam, young soldier Chuck goes AWOL when he learns that the Army intends to euthanize his companion, military working dog Ajax.

Apr 19, 2014
Suitcase of stars by Baccalario, Pierdomenico, author.

Suitcase of stars

Finley McPhee is an ordinary thirteen-year-old living outside a small town in northern Scotland--until he meets Aiby Lily and is caught up in the deadly, centuries-old fight for ownership of the Enchanted Emporium, where genuinely magical items are safely stored.

Apr 22, 2014
Sunny Sweet is so dead meat by Mann, Jennifer Ann.

Sunny Sweet is so dead meat

When Sunny Sweet, age six, devises a science experiment that requires her big sister Masha to look weird all day, Masha will try almost anything to get them home from the science fair without causing a scene.

Apr 22, 2014
Susan Marcus bends the rules by Cutler, Jane.

Susan Marcus bends the rules

"As a New York-to-Missouri transplant in 1943, ten-year-old Susan Marcus discovers a world of prejudice right in her own backyard and makes a small but courageous stand toward equality"--

Apr 22, 2014