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Adventures in Flatfrost by Quinn, Jordan.

Adventures in Flatfrost

Mischief-makers Prince Lucas, his best friend Clara, and Ruskin the scarlet dragon learn to respect the hard work of others when they are sent to Flatfrost to fetch more ice from the giants who live there.

Oct 21, 2014
Bramble and Maggie - spooky season by Haas, Jessie, author.

Bramble and Maggie - spooky season

Bramble, a persnickety but lovable horse, and Maggie, her patient owner, build an even stronger friendship as they brave the surprises of autumn. In their third adventure, Bramble and Maggie explore a new season together -- fall! Leaves crunch underfoot. Acorns ping off rooftops. It all makes Bramble feel wonderfully spooky. But Bramble's frisky-pretend-scary gait makes Maggie jumpy, and soon Bramble really is nervous. There are alarming new sights and sounds everywhere, like Mr. Dingle's scarec

Oct 21, 2014
Christmas fairy magic by McNamara, Margaret, author.

Christmas fairy magic

"There are only ten days left until Christmas, and the Fairy Bell Sisters couldn't be more excited: this year, their big sister Tinker Bell is coming home to visit! Tink says she's going to treat her sisters to the very best Christmas by bringing presents and decorations from Neverland. Then she makes her sisters promise not to do anything to prepare for the holiday--they work hard enough already! But as Christmas draws nearer--and Tink still has not arrived--Clara, Rosy, Goldie, and Sylva find

Oct 21, 2014
Claude on the slopes by Smith, Alex T.

Claude on the slopes

Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock, go to the Snowy Mountains where they throw snowballs, learn to ski, and more until Claude's loud voice starts an avalanche, trapping Sir Bobblysock and the only Mountain Rescue person under a huge pile of snow.

Oct 19, 2014
December dog by Roy, Ron, 1940- author.

December dog

After finding an unusual present-- a lost puppy-- on Christmas Eve, best friends Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy scramble to find its owner before morning.

Oct 21, 2014
Emma and the blue genie by Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Emma and the blue genie

Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog Tristan take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring.

Oct 21, 2014
Escape to California by Greenhut, Josh, author.

Escape to California

While on vacation in San Francisco, Stanley meets a girl who enlists his help in performing a trick: escaping from Alcatraz.

Oct 21, 2014
Full STEAM ahead! by Reynolds, Paul A., author.

Full STEAM ahead!

Twins Sydney and Simon learn about the water cycle and use science, technology, engineering, arts, and math to solve the problem of their stuck window and thirsty flowers.

Oct 21, 2014
Herbie Jones moves on by Kline, Suzy.

Herbie Jones moves on

When his best friend's family plans to move away, Herbie Jones does what he can to cope with the change.

Oct 21, 2014
Humphrey's playful puppy problem by Birney, Betty G.

Humphrey's playful puppy problem

Humphrey, the pet hamster of Classroom 26, is helping Richie with a science project, but Richie's feisty puppy gets in the way.

Oct 21, 2014
Humphrey's really wheely racing day by Birney, Betty G.

Humphrey's really wheely racing day

"When Mandy, one of the students from classroom 26, brings a special hamster-sized racecar to class, it means just one thing--Humphrey is going to be in a hamster race"--

Oct 21, 2014
Jelly Bean by Lord, Cynthia, author.

Jelly Bean

No pets are allowed in the apartment where Suzannah and her family live, so she volunteers at a local pet shelter and plays with the dogs and cats there--but when a child whose family is moving brings in her pet guinea pig, Jelly Bean, Suzannah promises that she will find him the perfect home.

Oct 21, 2014
Lulu and the hedgehog in the rain by McKay, Hilary.

Lulu and the hedgehog in the rain

""When Lulu rescues a wild hedgehog in a storm, she knows she can't keep it as a pet--it wants to roam free. So she and her cousin Mellie come up with the neighborhood Hedgehog Club to keep it safe"--Provided by publisher"--

Oct 21, 2014
Lunch will never be the same! by Hiranandani, Veera, author.

Lunch will never be the same!

When Camille, a tall French girl, arrives at school with unusual lunches, third-grader Phoebe neglects her best friend Sage to get invited to Camille's house for dinner to see what other mysterious food Camille eats.

Oct 21, 2014
Magic mountain by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Magic mountain

Best friends Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine head to the slopes of Magic Mountain in order to stop the brownies from being turned into icicles by recovering Queen Malice's fifth enchanted thunderbolt.

Oct 21, 2014
Meet the Bigfeet by Sherry, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Meet the Bigfeet

Blizz Richards is a great guy, a caring boss, and a loyal friend. Oh, yeah...he's also a yeti! He's made it his life's mission to study cryptids like him, hidden animals who have taken a powerful oath to never be seen by the outside world. So when a photo of Cousin Brian becomes a media sensation, Brian can't handle the guilt and disappears. But it's time for the annual Bigfoot family reunion, and it won't be the same without him. Luckily, Blizz and his devoted team are on the case. Can they fin

Oct 21, 2014
Monkey me and the school ghost by Roland, Timothy, author.

Monkey me and the school ghost

"Clyde has a secret. Whenever he gets too excited, he changes into a monkey. His twin sister, Claudia, is worried that this isn't good for him. But when a ghost is seen in their school's hallway, Clyde will have to use his monkey powers to save they day. Will Clyde ever be a normal boy again?--Jacket.

Oct 21, 2014
Mrs. Lane is a pain! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Mrs. Lane is a pain!

"It's time for the annual Ella Mentry School talent show, and this year Principal Klutz has hired a wacky professional, Mrs. Lane, to help the kids with their talents"--

Oct 21, 2014
Natalie the Christmas stocking fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Natalie the Christmas stocking fairy

"Jack Frost never gets anything in his Christmas stocking, so this year, he's decided that nobody else will, either! He's stolen Natalie the Christmas Stocking Fairy's three magic objects. Without them, Natalie can't make sure that kids all over the world get their special presents! Can Kirsty and Rachel help their newest fairy friend? Or is the Christmas magic about to fizzle and fade?"--

Oct 21, 2014
New Year's Eve thieves by Roy, Ron, 1940-

New Year's Eve thieves

While investigating a mystery on New Year's Eve, four friends encounter a big surprise.

Oct 21, 2014