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The 8th continent by London, Matt, author.

The 8th continent

Hoping to transform a giant floating garbage patch into a habitable eighth continent where people can escape an oppressive bureaucracy, Evie and Rick must race against time when a plastic-obsessed villainess tries to claim the continent to expand her power.

Oct 2, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Alien Superman! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Alien Superman!

When Superman is transformed into a strange green alien by Lex Luther's latest invention, Wonder Woman must somehow get him to the Fortress of Solitude where he can be cured.

Sep 26, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Battle of the super heroes!

The shape shifting Clayface ignites a feud between Superman and Batman.

Sep 26, 2014
The Angel Tree by Benedis-Grab, Daphne, author.

The Angel Tree

Every Christmas in the small town of Pine River, a tree appears in the town square and people tie wishes to it, but nobody knows where the tree comes from--but this year four children are determined to solve the mystery of the Angel Tree.

Oct 2, 2014
The assistant vanishes! by Dahl, Michael.

The assistant vanishes!

When the magician Theopolis makes a boy from school disappear during the magic show at the Abracadabra Hotel, Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu are determined to find out what really happened.

Oct 2, 2014
The badger knight by Erskine, Kathryn, author.

The badger knight

In England in 1346 Adrian has three problems: he is small for his twelve years, he is an albino, so people are suspicious of him, and his father wants him to be a scribe, while he wants to be an archer--but when he runs away to join his friend in the fight against the invading Scots, he learns that war can be a lot more complicated then he imagined.

Oct 2, 2014
The book of bad things by Poblocki, Dan, author.

The book of bad things

Although twelve-year-old Cassidy Bean keeps a book of bad things, she did not expect her summer with the Tremont family in rural New Jersey to be one of them--but this year Ursula, a local hoarder, has died under mysterious circumstances, and Cassidy finds that there a great many bad and dangerous things hidden in her house, including, perhaps, her vengeful ghost.

Oct 2, 2014
The boxtrolls - a novel by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody, author.

The boxtrolls - a novel

When the Boxtrolls are targeted by Archibald Snatcher, who is bent on eradicating them, the kindhearted band of trolls must turn to their adopted charge Eggs and rich girl Winnie to bridge two worlds.

Sep 26, 2014
The brilliant world of Tom Gates by Pichon, Liz.

The brilliant world of Tom Gates

Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks, spilt water, lightening. Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, cartoons and thoughts, as well as comments from his long-suffering teacher, Mr Fullerton. After gaining five merits for his 'Camping Sucks' holiday story, Tom's work starts to go downhill, which is a pity, as he's desperate to impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him.

Oct 2, 2014
The broken spell by McGann, Erika.

The broken spell

Bored with studying pure theory, Grace and her four best friends jump at the chance to learn practical witchcraft from the glamorous Ms. Gold, but they make a magical mistake that drags the past into the present.

Oct 2, 2014
The case of the stolen sixpence by Webb, Holly, author.

The case of the stolen sixpence

Junior sleuth Maisie Hitchins, who lives in her grandmother's boarding house in Victorian London, uncovers an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies, and a fast-paced bicycle chase.

Sep 28, 2014
The case of the weird blue chicken - the next misadventure by Cronin, Doreen, author.

The case of the weird blue chicken - the next misadventure

When a weird blue chicken comes to Chicken Squad headquarters for help, siblings Dirt, Sugar, and Sweetie help find her missing house.

Oct 2, 2014
The cat at the wall by Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

The cat at the wall

Oct 2, 2014
The categorical universe of Candice Phee by Jonsberg, Barry, 1951- author.

The categorical universe of Candice Phee

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.

Oct 2, 2014
The classroom - trick out my school! by Mellom, Robin, author.

The classroom - trick out my school!

When a second documentary crew arrives at Westside Middle School to film a renowned Hollywood designer's renovations, seventh-grader Trevor Jones is chosen to join the design team and faces a makeover of his own.

Oct 2, 2014
The composition by Skármeta, Antonio.

The composition

When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military dictatorship that is running his country.

Sep 26, 2014
The contract by Jeter, Derek, 1974- author.

The contract

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, eight-year-old Derek Jeter, who dreams of playing for the New York Yankees, learns what it takes to be a champion on and off the field.

Oct 2, 2014
The elevator ghost by Huser, Glen, 1943- author.

The elevator ghost

Quirky babysitter Carolina Giddle moves into the Blatchford Arms, a spooky apartment building rumoured to be haunted, and enchants her young charges with ghost stories that they find eerily familiar.

Oct 2, 2014
The Emerald Shore by Mariconda, Barbara.

The Emerald Shore

"Lucy travels to Ireland in her magical house-turned-ship to find the pirate treasure that will end the magical curse haunting her family once and for all"--

Oct 2, 2014
The fairy-tale matchmaker by Baker, E. D.

The fairy-tale matchmaker

Defying her mother's wishes and the Tooth Fairy Guild, Cory quits her tooth fairy training to explore such things as babysitting an adventurous Humpty Dumpty and helping Suzy organize her seashells by the seashore until, at last, Cory discovers a power she never knew she had.

Oct 2, 2014