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The haunted library by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The haunted library

"When ghost boy Kaz's haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, he meets a real girl named Claire, who lives above the town library with her parents and her grandmother. Claire has a special ability to see ghosts when other humans cannot and she and Kaz quickly form a friendship."--Amazon website.

Aug 27, 2014
The hole to China by Rex, Michael, author, illustrator.

The hole to China

"He's digging a hole to China, in his backyard. He found a free toilet in someone's garbage. He fell into a pigpen with a muddy mega-pig. Icky Ricky is up to his eyeballs in trouble--and ick"--

Aug 21, 2014
The howling ghost by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

The howling ghost

"Cindy is playing by the ocean with her younger brother, Neil, when a ghost appears out of nowhere and grabs the little boy and carries him away. Cindy tries to tell people what happened, but everyone assumes that Neil drowned. Cindy is left heartbroken, with no one to help her find her brother. Until Sally reads about what happened. Sally believes in ghosts-and she knows there are plenty of them to be found in Spooksville. With Adam and Watch, Sally goes to Cindy and promises to help get her br

Aug 27, 2014
The Iron Trial by Black, Holly/ Clare, Cassandra

The Iron Trial

Aug 27, 2014
The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza by Gantos, Jack

The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Aug 21, 2014
The League of Seven by Gratz, Alan, 1972-

The League of Seven

When an alternate 1875 steam-driven America rediscovers electricity, the lifeblood of the Mangleborn monsters, and the secret society to protect humanity from the Mangleborn is compromised, twelve-year-old Archie must assemble a team of seven young heroes to save the world.

Aug 27, 2014
The lilac tunnel - my journey with Samantha by Falligant, Erin.

The lilac tunnel - my journey with Samantha

"What if you, as a girl trying to adjust to her new stepfamily, suddenly found yourself in Samantha's world at the start of the 20th century? Join Samantha on exciting adventures. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options in this multiple-ending story"--

Aug 27, 2014
The locker ate Lucy! by Chabert, Jack, author.

The locker ate Lucy!

Only a week into his job as hall monitor and class protector, Sam Graves and his friends Lucy and Antonio are trying to uncover the secrets of Eerie Elementary, their living and malevolent school--and then Lucy gets eaten by her locker.

Aug 27, 2014
The madman of Piney Woods by Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

The madman of Piney Woods

Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damagethose events caused to the survivors.

Aug 27, 2014
The map trap by Clements, Andrew, 1949-

The map trap

Sixth-grader Alton Barnes loves maps, and when his portfolio of secret maps is stolen, he begins getting notes with orders that he must obey to get the maps back but, with the help of a popular classmate, he just might succeed before his teacher, principal, or someone else learns he has been studying and mapping things about them.

Aug 27, 2014
The misadventures of the family Fletcher by Levy, Dana Alison.

The misadventures of the family Fletcher

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

Aug 21, 2014
The mummy's curse by Chambers, Catherine, author.

The mummy's curse

The members of the time traveling club, SLIP, journey to ancient Egypt to uncover the truth about a mummy's curse.

Aug 27, 2014
The mysterious island by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.

The mysterious island

After using a helium-filled balloon to escape from the Confederate Army, five men find themselves being swept across the ocean by hurricane winds.

Aug 27, 2014
The mystery of the grinning gargoyle by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

The mystery of the grinning gargoyle

When the Aldens visit a university campus, they must solve a mystery involving an old library whose stone gargoyles seem to move on their own.

Aug 27, 2014
The mystery of the soccer snitch by Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979.

The mystery of the soccer snitch

"A talented young soccer player in Greenfield is given the honor of being a child mascot at an international soccer tournament in Brazil, but when an anonymous letter insists that she doesn't deserve to go, the Aldens investigate"--

Aug 27, 2014
The Odd Squad - King Karl by Fry, Michael, 1959-

The Odd Squad - King Karl

"Nick and the rest of the Safety Patrol investigate a secret organization in order to save Karl from embarrassment"--

Aug 27, 2014
The only thing worse than witches by Magaziner, Lauren.

The only thing worse than witches

Eleven-year-old Rupert cannot resist applying to an advertisement to be a witch's apprentice, but quickly finds himself over his head with the young witch-in-training who desperately needs his help.

Aug 27, 2014
The outlaw of Sherwood Forest by Seven, John, author.

The outlaw of Sherwood Forest

Their latest adventure takes teenagers Dawkins and Hypatia back to thirteenth-century Nottingham and Sherwood Forest, but when they find a time-traveling device in a cave they find themselves far in the future--and closer to the forces that are tampering with time.

Aug 27, 2014
The Popularity Papers - The Less-than-hidden Secrets and Final Revelations of Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-chang by Ignatow, Amy

The Popularity Papers - The Less-than-hidden Secrets and Final Revelations of Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-chang

Aug 27, 2014
The prisoners of the thirteenth floor by Dahl, Michael, author.

The prisoners of the thirteenth floor

On the newly discovered thirteenth floor of the hotel, Charlie finds his missing friends and statues of the twelve Olympians, but when one statue goes missing Charlie must figure out where it is while keeping his friends safe.

Aug 27, 2014