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A midsummer night's Dreamy by Redbank, Tennant, author. A midsummer night's Dreamy

When Dreamy the kitten agrees to help Tillie the tailor make costumes for the upcoming Whisker Haven play, she discovers that costume design makes her very sleepy! Will the costumes be ready by opening night?

Feb 17, 2017
A star witness by Keene, Carolyn, author. A star witness

Famous astronomer Dr. Arnot gives Nancy, Bess, and George a star-studded planetarium show and promises to elt them gaze at the night sky with his famous telescope, the Starship 5000, but the telescope goes missing. It's up to the Clue Crew to investigate the suspects and track down the telescope snatcher.

Feb 22, 2017
Always watch out for the flying potato salad! by Winkler, Henry, 1945- author. Always watch out for the flying potato salad!

While accompanying his mother at the deli, Hank suffers a series of embarrassing accidents that cause teachers visiting the deli to go hungry, a situation that compels him to express his appreciation for his teachers' hard work.

Feb 17, 2017
Belle's discovery by Roehl, Tessa, illustrator. Belle's discovery

"Young Belle has trouble fitting in at school until she discovers a neglected bookstore in the village and shows her classmates how wonderful books and stories can be"--

Feb 17, 2017
Big top flop by Keene, Carolyn, author. Big top flop

The Bingle and Bumble Circus is coming to River Heights, and Nancy, Bess, and George are super excited to see the clowns, animals, and acrobats. But most of all, they{u2019}re excited about the Junior Ringmaster whistling contest! To win, all they have to do is be the kid who whistles the loudest and the longest. The winner of the contest will get to be Junior Ringmaster at the circus's opening night and they'll get a shiny silver whistle as a prize!

Feb 22, 2017
Bubbles and Boo by Miles, Ellen, author. Bubbles and Boo

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Feb 17, 2017
Cinderella takes the stage by Roehl, Tessa, author. Cinderella takes the stage

"Young Cinderella makes a surprising new friend as they each compete in the Midsummer Festival's puppet contest"--

Feb 22, 2017
Flower girl dreams by Dadey, Debbie, author. Flower girl dreams

Unable to comprehend a beloved librarian's imminent marriage to a cafeteria worker who seems to be perpetually grouchy, Pearl becomes jealous when Echo, Shelly, and Kiki are all asked to be flower girls.

Feb 22, 2017
Geronimo Stilton, Spacemice. 9, Slurp monster showdown by Geronimo Stilton, Spacemice. 9, Slurp monster showdown

Geronimo Stiltonix and his spacemice crewmates travel to a planet where delicious mozzarella grows in order to restore harmony between its alien inhabitants and the cheese-loving slurp monster.

Feb 22, 2017
Geronimo Stilton. 65, Bollywood burglary by Geronimo Stilton. 65, Bollywood burglary

Asked by a Bollywood star for help protecting a valuable ruby, Geronimo Stilton and Hercule Poirat are inadvertently cast in the actress's film in spite of limited acting skills and are horrified when an anonymous thief makes off with the ruby.

Feb 22, 2017
Heidi Heckelbeck tries out for the team by Coven, Wanda, author. Heidi Heckelbeck tries out for the team

After trying unsuccessfully to play a variety of school sports, Heidi turns to the Book of Spells for help.

Feb 22, 2017
Last lemonade standing by Keene, Carolyn, author. Last lemonade standing

Help investigate the case of a missing lemonade recipe with Nancy and her friends. The girls want tickets to see pop singer Katy Sloan play at the River Heights Amusement Park -- but their parents say they've already filled their summer theme park quota. So the girls decide to turn lemons into lemonade by earning their own tickets -- with a lemonade stand! Unfortunately Lily Ramos, a new girl in River Heights, has the same idea. She's the niece of the owner of the town's newest and hottest cafe,

Feb 22, 2017
Lola Levine meets Jelly and Bean by Brown, Monica, 1969- author. Lola Levine meets Jelly and Bean

"Lola Levine finally gets a kitten, but when the family learns that Ben is allergic, they will have to find a new home for the pet"--

Feb 17, 2017
Mini sweets by Perelman, Helen, author. Mini sweets

Tasked with watching over Princess Lolli and Prince Scoop's new baby, Berry the Fruit Fairy must figure out a way to save the day when the young princess is stricken with cocoa fever.

Feb 22, 2017
Movie madness by Keene, Carolyn, author. Movie madness

School is out for summer and the timing is great because a movie is filming in River Heights, and Nancy, Bess, and George{u2014}along with a bunch of their classmates{u2014}get to be extras in a scene shot at the playground! Help Nancy and her friends find a prop that{u2019}s gone missing from the superhero movie set in this interactive Nancy Drew chapter book mystery series.

Feb 22, 2017
Ms. Joni is a phony! by Gutman, Dan, author. Ms. Joni is a phony!

On picture day at Ella Mentry School, the strange new photographer wants to turn A.J. into a supermodel and the Picture Day Zombie makes an appearance.

Feb 22, 2017
Pets on parade by Keene, Carolyn, author. Pets on parade

"Eight-year-old Nancy Drew and her friends solve a doggone puzzler of a mystery during the annual River Heights Halloween Pet Parade"--

Feb 22, 2017
Pool party puzzler by Keene, Carolyn, author. Pool party puzzler

During classmate Dierdre's "sweet half-sixteen" birthday party, Nancy Drew and her Clue Crew friends investigate who threw a snake into the pool--and why.

Feb 22, 2017
Search for the sea monster by Soderberg, Erin, author. Search for the sea monster

"The Puppy Pirates race the Kitten Pirates in a hunt for an elusive sea monster"--

Feb 22, 2017
Sneeze of the octo-schnozz by Cummings, Troy, author. Sneeze of the octo-schnozz

Since the Notebook of Doom was stolen Alexander and the other monster hunters of Stermont Elementary have been operating without its assistance and now they are confronted by a large and stinky monster with eight powerful noses that can deliver a slimy sneeze with the power of a cannon--and somehow they must figure out its weakness.

Feb 22, 2017