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Bella's birthday unicorn by Burkhart, Jessica, author.

Bella's birthday unicorn

Excited to receive a pet unicorn on her eighth birthday, Princess Bella worries because her friends are fighting and her parents seem to be hiding something, which Bella fears might mean that she won't get the unicorn of her dreams.

Sep 13, 2014
Where's Glimmer? by Burkhart, Jessica.

Where's Glimmer?

Princess Bella prepares to show off her new unicorn, Glimmer, to the people of the Crystal Kingdom, but when Glimmer disappears before Bella can go for her first ride, she and her friends must search the entire kingdom, even the Dark Forest.

Sep 17, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Escape from future world! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Escape from future world!

When Brainiac traps Superman and Cyborg in a time machine that places them in a future world, the heroes must find a way to escape.

Sep 17, 2014
The amazing adventures of Superman! Creatures from planet X! by Stewart, Yale, author, illustrator.

The amazing adventures of Superman! Creatures from planet X!

Superman and the Green Lantern battle Siniestro when he threatens Metropolis with thousands of insects created with his yellow power ring.

Sep 17, 2014
The ghost in the attic by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author.

The ghost in the attic

"When a neighbor calls about ghostly noises in her attic, Kaz and Claire agree to investigate. Could that very familiar-looking ghost dog Kaz sees through the attic window be his lost dog, Cosmo? Venturing outside could be dangerous, but Kaz has to find a way to be reunited with Cosmo before he loses him for good."--

Sep 17, 2014
Burp or treat...smell my feet! by Krulik, Nancy E., author.

Burp or treat...smell my feet!

"George is ready for candy and fun--but dealing with a prank-pulling phantom and learning that his friend might move away is almost as terrifying as the super burp. There are definitely more tricks than treats in store for George when those magic burps take over. Join George as he tries to solve the mystery and keep his friends together!" --

Sep 17, 2014
Abracadabra! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Abracadabra!

When their winning bottlecap is stolen by a ghost magician, Malcolm and Dandy pursue him to the abandoned Deja-View theater and try to get their prize back--without getting sawed in half in the process.

Sep 18, 2014
On impact by Ball, Nate, author.

On impact

Injured in a bicycle accident, Zack discovers that his alien houseguest has swiped his brakes, placing Zack's baseball season in jeopardy while subjecting him to an annoying little brother.

Sep 18, 2014
Teacher's pet by White, Jamie, author.

Teacher's pet

"When T.D. adds Martha's name to the substitute teacher list at Wagstaff Elementary, not even he expects a talking dog to actually fill in for Mrs. Clusky. Never one to ignore the call of duty, Martha takes the class under her wing-- er, paw-- but Helen's not sure their friendship survive Martha's teaching style. [And], is it cheating if a Spanish-speaking dog helps you with your homework? Fun word activities included!"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 18, 2014
Yo ho no! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Yo ho no!

When Malcolm and Dandy set out to get a picture of a ghostly pirate ship, they find themselves reeled in by the pirates--and they have to agree to dig up the captain's buried treasure or they will never be allowed to leave.

Sep 18, 2014
Apollo and the battle of the birds by Holub, Joan.

Apollo and the battle of the birds

"When a flock of angry birds threaten Zeus and his fellow Olympians, they need the help of a new friend--assuming the stranger is actually a friend! After a horrible drought, Zeus and his fellow Olympians are determined to help restore the land as they try to figure out their current mission, to find a special shield called an aegis. Thanks to some grateful villagers, who benefit from the rain and crops that the young Olympians magically create, they find the armor they need. But they are sudden

Sep 18, 2014
Plop! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Plop!

When Grandma Eunice gives Malcolm a strange bottle that she "won" during the 1939 World's Fair, it turns out to contain the ectoplasm of the performer that she tricked--so if Malcolm wants to keep his bottle he is going to have to figure out how to evict this stubborn ghost.

Sep 18, 2014
The mystery in the Forbidden City by Paris, Harper.

The mystery in the Forbidden City

Separated from their parents in Beijing, China's Forbidden City, second-grade twins Ethan and Ella luckily find an ancient map that helps them find their way.

Sep 18, 2014
Marion strikes a pose by Barkley, Callie.

Marion strikes a pose

While her friends in the Critter Club babysit frogs, second-grader Marion enters a fashion design contest.

Sep 18, 2014
Rock & roll! by Enderle, Dotti, 1954- author.

Rock & roll!

When the ghost of a rock star interferes with a music concert that Dandy, Malcolm, and his sister Cocoa are attending, the ghost detectors are on the job--but this time the key to victory may be a video game.

Sep 18, 2014
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.

Sep 18, 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"--

Sep 19, 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 19, 2014
Heidi Heckelbeck gets the sniffles by Coven, Wanda.

Heidi Heckelbeck gets the sniffles

Heidi is excited about Brewster's fall festival, but she catches a cold and her magic may not be enough to make her well in time .

Sep 19, 2014
Leroy Ninker saddles up by DiCamillo, Kate.

Leroy Ninker saddles up

Saddle up for this first volume in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from DiCamillo's "New York Times"-bestselling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, and then it's love at first sight.

Sep 19, 2014