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The mechanical mind of John Coggin by Teele, Elinor.

The mechanical mind of John Coggin

"When Great Aunt Beauregard announces her intentions to bring budding engineer John into the family business of coffin manufacturing for the rest of his natural life--and, worse, to teach his sister Page to embalm--John decides enough is enough, and the two of them head out on the lam, maybe joining the circus"--

May 19, 2016
The most important thing - stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers by Avi, 1937- author.

The most important thing - stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers

One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behavior. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi

May 24, 2016
The Neptune challenge by Holyoke, Polly, author.

The Neptune challenge

"Nere and her friends, all genetically engineered to survive in the ocean, go on a rescue mission"--

May 21, 2016
The sandwich thief by Marois, André, 1959- author.

The sandwich thief

Someone at school keeps stealing the sandwiches from Marin's lunchbox, and he is determined to find the culprit.

May 24, 2016
The screaming statue by Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author.

The screaming statue

Four orphans are shocked when their beloved friend, sculptor Siegfried Eckleberger, is murdered. As they investigate, they find clues that his death may be tied to the murder of a rich New York heiress as well as to their own past.

May 24, 2016
The secret of Dreadwillow Carse by Farrey, Brian, author.

The secret of Dreadwillow Carse

A princess and a peasant girl, who hides a sorrow in a town where everyone lives with unending joy, embark on a dangerous quest to outwit a centuries-old warning foretelling the fall of the Monarchy.

May 21, 2016
The sign in the smoke by Keene, Carolyn, author.

The sign in the smoke

When Nancy, Bess, and George work as camp counselors for a week, Nancy investigates a mystery surrounding the drowning death of a camper years ago in the lake.

May 24, 2016
The Skeleth by Jobin, Matthew, author.

The Skeleth

Young Edmund, innkeeper's son and would-be wizard, calls on his friends Katherine and Tom to help stop the Skeletheerie, otherworldly beings said to be unstoppable in battle.

May 24, 2016
The sky is falling by Hopper, Ada, author.

The sky is falling

When Dr. Bunsen's newest invention brings extraterrestrials down to Earth, can second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA, keep their town from being space invaded?

May 19, 2016
The sky is falling by Hopper, Ada, author.

The sky is falling

When Dr. Bunsen's newest invention brings extraterrestrials down to Earth, can second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA, keep their town from being space invaded?

May 24, 2016
The sleepover by Malone, Jen, author.

The sleepover

Four girls have a sleepover but awaken to find a big mess and no memory of how it all happened.

May 24, 2016
The soccer surprise by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The soccer surprise

"A famous soccer star is coming to town, but can practice with a pro help the MVP kids score big at their next game?"--

May 19, 2016
The soccer surprise by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.

The soccer surprise

"A famous soccer star is coming to town, but can practice with a pro help the MVP kids score big at their next game?"--

May 24, 2016
The spelling bee scuffle by Eyre, Lindsay, author.

The spelling bee scuffle

There is only one baseball field available for the children at Cherry Hill Elementary, and Jamie Redmond and the fifth-graders insist that they have priority, so fourth-grader Sylvie suggests that they let the school spelling bee decide--and then finds herself willing do anything, including cheating and agreeing to be the girl friend of Daniel Fink, a boy who is made fun of by the other students because he has an artificial leg, to ensure that her grade wins.

May 24, 2016
The swarm descends by Grey, Jacob, author.

The swarm descends

When Caw successfully defeated the Spinning Man, he was sure that Blackstone would be safe. He was wrong. The villainous ferals have found a new leader, one who has been quietly biding her time since the days of the Dark Summer. And Caw has something she wants--something she needs. With Lydia and his loyal crows by his side, Caw believes he can protect himself and his city. But the Mother of Flies won't stop hunting Caw until she has claimed her victory, and it will take more than crows to defea

May 24, 2016
The wiener strikes back by Brallier, Max, author.

The wiener strikes back

Cosmoe the Earth-boy and his space-adventuring partners, Big Humphree and Princess Dagger, return--just in time to save the galaxy...Crostini's Cosmic Carnival is a strange, monster-filled space train that travels the galaxy. When Cosmoe catches the attention of the carnival's ringmaster, the Neon Wiener, hot-dog-selling spaceship, becomes part of the show. Cosmoe is now known as Cosmoe the Monster-Tamer--and he's a hit across the galaxy! Just one problem--Cosmoe and his buddies are in some se

May 24, 2016
The worst night ever by Barry, Dave, author.

The worst night ever

Wyatt Palmer is just another undersized freshman hoping to fit in at high school, but when his best friend Matt Diaz's pet ferret ends up in the hands of the Bevins, the most popular boys at Coral Cove High, Wyatt and Matt try to get the animal back by attending a party for the cool clique and stumble onto the Bevin family's dark secret.

May 24, 2016
Theodore Boone - the scandal by Grisham, John, author.

Theodore Boone - the scandal

When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate a suspicious increase in scores at another local middle school, Theo finds himself thrust in the middle of a cheating scandal. With insider knowledge and his future on the line, Theo must follow his keen instincts to do what|s right.

May 24, 2016
This is all your fault, Cassie Parker by McVoy, Terra Elan, author.

This is all your fault, Cassie Parker

Cassie and Fiona are friends, but when Fiona's diary is stolen by the most popular girls at school, things change.

May 24, 2016
Time stoppers by Jones, Carrie, author.

Time stoppers

Foster child Annie Nobody discovers a new world of magic, power, and scary creatures in a hidden, magical town, Aurora, where she and her new best friend Jamie Hephastion Alexander learn it is up to them to protect their new home from those who want to misuse the great power, even if it means diving headfirst into magical danger.

May 24, 2016