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Cathy (Cathleen E.) Carr
Description: When eleven-year-old Rigel Harman's parents divorce, she and her sisters must move from the Alaskan wilderness to suburban Connecticut, and while she yearns to return in a year, she eventually realizes she must move forward.
Call Number: J FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 26, 2021
Kate Albus
Description: In World War II England, orphaned siblings William, Edmund, and Anna are evacuated from London to live in the countryside, where they bounce from home to home in search of someone willing to adopt them permanently.-- Provided by Publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Alb
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2021
Wauter Mannaert, Montana Kane
Description: A young chef is the only one who can protect her town from an onslaught of scientifically enhanced, highly addictive potatoes. Yasmina isn't like the other kids in her city. She might be an oddball, but no one can deny that Yasmina has a flair for food. All she needs to whip up a gourmet meal is a recipe from her cookbook and fresh vegetable form the community garden. But everything changes when the garden is bulldozed and replaced with a strange new crop of potatoes. Her neighbors can't get enough of these spuds! And after just one bite their behavior changes--they slobber, chase cats, and howl at the moon. What's the secret ingredient in these potatoes that has everyone acting like a bunch of crazed canines? Yasmina needs to find a cure, and fast!
Call Number: J FIC Man
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2021
Jenna Ayoub
Description: There's no place like (a haunted) home. Willow has never had a place she can call home. With two parents in the military and a nomadic childhood, finding a place to make her own has become a total pipe dream. And when the family arrives at their latest stop -- the historic Hadleigh House -- Willow encounters something that doesn't help her chances of staying put... GHOSTS! Hadleigh House's spectral occupants have been scaring off would-be residents for decades, and they intend to keep the house to themselves. But Willow's not about to let some nagging spirits force her to move for the millionth time. It's just a matter of convincing Willow's parents that this old house is the one for them -- ghosts and all.
Call Number: J FIC Ayo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2021
Rachel Dukes
Description: When they discover a kitten asleep in their doorway, real-life artist couple Rachel and Mike immediately fall prey to her charms. Soon, the new queen of their home is a blue point Siamese cat named Frankie. Stealing snacks, making mischief, and taking snuggling very seriously, Frankie proves, again and again, the wholesome joys of a feline companion.
Call Number: J FIC Duk
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2021
Alan Gratz
Description: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.
Call Number: J FIC Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 27, 2021
Cory Leonardo
Description: With the help from friends, Marcel the hedgehog tries to find his way back to The Emerald City Theater, the place he has called home since getting separated from his beloved owner, Dorothy.
Call Number: J FIC Leo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2021
Rajani LaRocca
Description: Reha feels torn between two worlds: school, where she's the only Indian American student, and home, with her family's traditions and holidays. But Reha's parents don't understand why she's conflicted-they only notice when Reha doesn't meet their strict expectations. Reha feels disconnected from her mother, or Amma, although their names are linked-Reha means "star" and Punam means "moon"--But they are a universe apart. Then Reha finds out that her Amma is sick. Really sick. Reha, who dreams of becoming a doctor even though she can't stomach the sight of blood, is determined to make her Amma well again. She'll be the perfect daughter, if it means saving her Amma's life.
Call Number: J FIC LaR
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2021
Tom Watson, Ethan Long
Description: Stick Dog, Mutt, and the rest of the tidbit-snatching gang cross Picasso Park to the site of a brand-new restaurant, where they sample mouthwatering sushi.
Call Number: J FIC Wat
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2021
Chrystal D. Giles
Description: Sixth-grader Wes Henderson sets out to save the Oaks, the neighborhood where he's lived his whole life, from being sold to a real estate developer.
Call Number: J FIC Gil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 26, 2021
Eliot Schrefer, Daniel Duncan
Description: When an animal is in trouble, there's only one place to turn: the Animal Rescue Agency! Dashing Esquire Fox used to organize the world's most elaborate chicken raids until the day she encountered Mr. Pepper. Meeting the blustery old rooster changed her heart, convincing her to turn from a life of crime and instead form the Animal Rescue Agency, which masterminds rescue operations across the globe. Esquire and her unlikely chicken business manager coordinate their far-flung agents to get them to the Arctic. In that frozen land they learn that what happened to the polar bear cub was no accident--and that saving him will pit them against the scariest predator in the world: a human.
Call Number: J FIC Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 27, 2021
Todd Strasser
Description: There's a new afterschool club at Ironville Middle School. Ms. Peterson is starting a video game club where the students will playing The Good War, a new game based on World War II. They are divided into two teams: Axis and Allies, and they will be simulating a war they know nothing about yet. Only one team will win. But what starts out as friendly competition, takes an unexpected turn for the worst when an one player takes the game too far. Can an afterschool club change the way the students see each other ... and how they see the world?
Call Number: J FIC Str
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 26, 2021
Tamzin Merchant, Paola Escobar
Description: When Cordelia Hatmaker's beloved father fails to return from a sea voyage, she is determined not only to find him, but to discover who is using magic to start a war--and why.
Call Number: J FIC Mer
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2021
Hannah Gold, Kate Slater
Description: There are no polar bears left on Bear Island. At least, that's what April's father tells her when his scientific research takes them to a faraway Arctic outpost for six months. But one night, April catches a glimpse of something distinctly bear shaped loping across the horizon. A polar bear who shouldn't be there--who is hungry, lonely, and a long way from home. As their unlikely bond grows, April is determined to save her new friend--and so begins the biggest and most important journey of her life.
Call Number: J FIC Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2021
Matthew Ross Smith
Description: Grant Falloon isn’t just good at track; he’s close to breaking the world record 100-meter time for his age group. So when the mega-rich Babblemoney sneaker company announces an international competition to find the fastest kid in the world, he’s desperate to sign up. But not so fast. Nothing’s ever that easy with the eccentric Falloon family. Turns out, his non-conformist parents never got him a legal birth certificate. He can’t race for the United States, so now if he wants to compete, he may just have to invent his own country. And even if that crazy plan works, winning gold will mean knocking his best friend—and biggest competitor—Jay, out of the competition. As unexpected hurdles arise, Grant will have to ask not only if winning is possible, but what he’s willing to sacrifice for it.
Call Number: J FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 26, 2021
Onjali Q. Raúf
Description: Ten-year-old Aniyah and her little brother Noah find themselves living in foster care after the sudden disappearance of their mom, but with her life in disarray, Aniyah knows just one thing for sure--her mom is not gone forever.
Call Number: J FIC Rau
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2021
Marie Arnold
Description: After moving from her home in Haiti to her uncle's home in Brooklyn, ten-year-old Gabrielle, feeling bullied and out of place, makes a misguided deal with a witch.
Call Number: J FIC Arn
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2021
Tara Sullivan
Description: A twelve-year-old girl must find a way to help her family survive in a desolate and impoverished Bolivian silver mining community.
Call Number: J FIC Sul
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2021
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365 Days To Alaska
Cathy (Cathleen E.) Carr
J FIC Car
Take Back The Block
Chrystal D. Giles
J FIC Gil
A Place To Hang The Moon
Kate Albus
J FIC Alb
The Animal Rescue Agency : Case File: Little Claws
Eliot Schrefer, Daniel Duncan
J FIC Sch
Chef Yasmina And The Potato Panic
Wauter Mannaert, Montana Kane
J FIC Man
The Good War
Todd Strasser
J FIC Str
Forever Home
Jenna Ayoub
J FIC Ayo
The Hatmakers
Tamzin Merchant, Paola Escobar
J FIC Mer
Frankie Comics
Rachel Dukes
J FIC Duk
The Last Bear
Hannah Gold, Kate Slater
J FIC Gol
Ground Zero
Alan Gratz
J FIC Gra
The Million Dollar Race
Matthew Ross Smith
J FIC Smi
Hedgehog Of Oz
Cory Leonardo
J FIC Leo
The Star Outside My Window
Onjali Q. Raúf
J FIC Rau
Red, White, And Whole
Rajani LaRocca
J FIC LaR
The Year I Flew Away
Marie Arnold
J FIC Arn
Stick Dog Takes Out Sushi
Tom Watson, Ethan Long
J FIC Wat
Treasure Of The World
Tara Sullivan
J FIC Sul