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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 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 15, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2014
Terrors of the deep by Lock, Deborah, author.

Terrors of the deep

Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.

Apr 19, 2014
The 26-story treehouse by Griffiths, Andy, 1961- author.

The 26-story treehouse

Apr 19, 2014
The ACB with Honora Lee by De Goldi, Kate, 1959- author.

The ACB with Honora Lee

Visiting her memory-impaired grandmother at a rest home every week, Perry discovers that her grandmother has an unconventional interest in the alphabet and becomes involved in a group project to make a personalized alphabet book.

Apr 19, 2014
The Battle of Darcy Lane by Altebrando, Tara

The Battle of Darcy Lane

Apr 18, 2014
The big bad blackout by McDonald, Megan.

The big bad blackout

As Hurricane Elmer hits, Judy, Stink, and the entire Moody clan hunker down and ride out the storm, but when the power goes out, Grandma Lou proposes some activities to pass the time in the dark.

Apr 14, 2014
The birdy snatchers / A Branches Book by Marko, Cyndi, author.

The birdy snatchers / A Branches Book

Superheroes Kung Pow Chicken and Egg Drop must stop the evil Birdbrain from zapping the smartest chickens in Fowladelphia into zombies.

Apr 19, 2014
The blood guard by Roy, Carter.

The blood guard

When thirteen-year-old Ronan Truelove's seemingly ordinary mom snatches him from school, then sets off on a high-speed car chase, Ronan is shocked. His quiet, nerdy dad has been kidnapped? And the kidnappers are after him, too? His mom, he quickly learns, is anything but ordinary. In fact, she's a member of an ancient order of knights, the Blood Guard, a sword-wielding secret society sworn to protect the Pure, thirty-six noble souls whose safety is crucial if the world as we know it is to surviv

Apr 19, 2014
The book that ate my brother by Dahl, Michael.

The book that ate my brother

Jack writes a letter to the Librarian because he needs help. His brother has been eaten by a book!

Apr 17, 2014
The boy prediction - (notes and observations of Tabitha Reddy) by Kinard, Kami, author.

The boy prediction - (notes and observations of Tabitha Reddy)

Twelve-year-old Tabitha believes in signs and predictions, and, inspired by her best friend Kara, she is looking for the signs that will point her to the right boyfriend--and predict a successful conclusion to her quest.

Apr 19, 2014
The bravest princess - a tale of the wide-awake princess by Baker, E. D.

The bravest princess - a tale of the wide-awake princess

"Sleeping Beauty's younger, non-magical sister, Annie, still can't rest while trouble in the kingdom threatens her good friend, Snow White"--

Apr 19, 2014