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Herman Parish, Lynne Avril, illustrator
Description: When she is asked to be a flower girl in Aunt Mary's beach wedding, Amelia Bedelia helps plan and prepare before the big day.
Call Number: J FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Mo O'Hara, Marek Jagucki
Description: Frankie was a completely normal pet goldfish until Tom's evil-scientist big brother, Mark, tried to murder him with toxic gunge. Luckily Tom and his best friend Pradeep shocked Frankie back to life with a battery, and he's been their zombified fishy friend ever since. When Pradeep and Tom take Frankie for a sleepover at the museum, history really does come to life as their evil big brothers try to reanimate the cursed Cat of Kings mummy. Dodging death-defying booby traps, can our fishy friend avoid becoming a mummified kitty snack? In story two, there's something fishy going on at sports day. All the athletic kids seem to be losing their sporting abilities, while Tom's evil big brother Mark has suddenly become amazing at every single sport. Can Frankie help Pradeep and Tom to foil Mark's evil plans? Or will Mark and his pet vampire kitten, Fang, take home the gold?
Call Number: J FIC OHa
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Sara Varon
Description: Cupcake runs a successful bakery with his best friend, Eggplant, but dreams of going abroad to meet his idol, Turkish Delight, who is the most famous pastry chef in the world.
Call Number: J FIC Var
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 17, 2016
Burton W Cole, Buddy Lewis, illustrator
Description: When Beamer visits his farm cousin Bash, they come up with a way for the cows to give chocolate milk on April Fool's Day, while the two cousins and pesky Mary Jane search for a robber on the loose and learn about baptism and the Great Commission.
Call Number: J FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
Obert Skye
Description: A strange combination of Ebenezer Scrooge and Lego Batman helps Rob Burnside save his school.
Call Number: J FIC Sky
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Monika Schröder
Description: After the death of her father, twelve-year-old Wren finds her life thrown into upheaval. And when her mother decides to pack up the car and forces Wren to leave the only home she's ever known, the family grows even more fractured. As she and her mother struggle to build a new life, Wren must confront issues with the environment, peer pressure, bullying, and most of all, the difficulty of forgiving those who don't deserve it.
Call Number: J FIC Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 12, 2016
Suzanne M LaFleur
Description: Sofarende is at war and the army is paying families well to recruit children, so if twelve-year-old Mathilde or her best friend Megs is chosen, they hope to help their families but fear they will be separated forever.
Call Number: J FIC LaF
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Ellen Miles
Description: When her aunt returns from vacation with an injured puppy, Lizzie rallies her fellow pet foster friends to raise money for the pup's medical expenses, which involve an operation to save its life.
Call Number: J FIC Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Janice N. Harrington
Description: Keet knows the only good thing about moving away from her Alabama home is that she'll live near her beloved grandfather. When Keet starts school, it's even worse than she expected, as the kids tease her about her southern accent. Now Keet, who can 'talk the whiskers off a catfish,' doesn't want to open her mouth. Slowly, though, while fishing with her grandfather, she learns the art of listening. Gradually, she makes her first new friend. But just as she's beginning to settle in, her grandfather has a stroke, and even though he's still nearby, he suddenly feels ever-so-far-away. Keet is determined to reel him back to her by telling him stories; in the process she finds her voice and her grandfather again.
Call Number: J FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Description: A twelve-year-old girl raised in a foster village is returned to her biological parents, and discovers home is not what she expected it to be.
Call Number: J FIC Had
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2016
Jennifer L Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett Krosoczka, Dav Pilkey, Dan Santat
Description: A collection of comics about every kid's favorite school subject: recess.
Call Number: J FIC Com
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 16, 2016
David Neilsen, Will Terry, illlustrator
Description: Three children must defeat a mysterious doctor who builds an irresistible and dangerous playground in their neighborhood and then uses his power to heal children who get injured--stealing some of their life essence in the process.
Call Number: J FIC Nei
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Callie Barkley, Tracy Bishop
Description: Ellie tries to find a home for a French bulldog puppy while preparing to be a flower girl in her cousin's wedding, but the responsibilities of both positions may prove to be too much for her.
Call Number: J FIC Bark
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Amicus (Fictitious character) Arcane, John Esposito, transcriber, Kelley Jones, illustrator
Description: Presents the terrifying tales of the Fearsome Foursome, four kids who try to out-scare each other.
Call Number: J FIC Arc
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Jennifer L Holm
Description: Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.
Call Number: J FIC Hol
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
Joan Holub, Suzanne Adair
Description: When Gretel begins to explore the dangerous Neverwood Forest outside of Grimm Academy, she finds herself trapped by the E.V.I.L. Society and must foil their dastardly plans.
Call Number: J FIC Hol
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
Tim Green
Description: When he learns that his mother may lose her house, Josh is determined to enter a home-run derby in which the winner receives a new house.
Call Number: J FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 16, 2016
Alison DeCamp
Description: In 1895 Michigan, Stan, eleven, will do almost anything to help his mother financially, even babysitting, but his long-lost father shows up and proves to be a big disappointment.
Call Number: J FIC DeC
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 16, 2016
Mike Grosso
Description: A single-minded twelve-year-old drummer, challenged by her school's budget cuts and her family's financial woes, must find a way to keep her dreams of drumming alive.
Call Number: J FIC Gro
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Patricia Reilly Giff
Description: Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through.
Call Number: J FIC Gif
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Coco Simon
Description: Worried about meeting her biological father, Katie is blindsided by the news that her mother's boyfriend intends to propose to her mom.
Call Number: J FIC Sim
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Nadja Spiegelman, Sergio García Sánchez, illustrator
Description: After getting separated from his teacher, his classmates, and his trip partner during an outing to the Empire State Building, Pablo, the new kid in school, learns to navigate the New York City subway system as well as his own feelings towards making new friends and living in a big city.
Call Number: J FIC Spi
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2016
Randy Cecil
Description: Three overlapping stories star a small stray dog, the little girl that feeds her, and the girl's father, a juggler with stage fright.
Call Number: J FIC Cec
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 16, 2016
Moo
Sharon Creech
Description: Follows the efforts of twelve-year-old Reena, who has recently moved to rural Maine, to adjust to a new environment while unexpectedly bonding with an ornery cow.
Call Number: J FIC Cre
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Eric Colossal
Description: Rutabaga and his magic cooking pot join three young adventurers on a culinary quest to defeat a dragon, discover new ingredients, and identify monsters to invite to, or eat for, dinner.
Call Number: J FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 17, 2016
A. J. Low, Drewscape, illustrator
Description: Auntie Kim Lian's precious Peranakan cookbook has disappeared, and Sherlock Sam and his trusty robot, Watson, must find it.
Call Number: J FIC Low
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 16, 2016
Wade Albert White, Mariano Epelbaum, illustrator
Description: In a magickal world of floating tiers, mischievous dragons, and endless bureaucracy, Anne and her friends embark on a Rightful Heir Quest to claim her place in the Hierarchy and escape horrible consequences.
Call Number: J FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Jonathan Auxier
Description: Working in separate worlds to stop the awakening Wyrm, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan find support in a strange group of allies but will have to work quickly to locate an ancient trap that could bring about the end of the war.
Call Number: J FIC Aux
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Wendy Mass
Description: It has been a few months since the nationwide New Candy Contest, and Logan, Miles, Philip, and Daisy have returned to their regular lives. But when the winning candy bar comes down the conveyor belt at the Life Is Sweet candy factory, Logan realizes something's very wrong. When the Candymaker announces that they will be going on tour to introduce the new candy bar, the four friends see this as an opportunity to make things right. But with a fifty-year-old secret revealed and stakes higher for each of them than they ever imagined, they will have to trust one another--and themselves--in order to face what lies ahead.
Call Number: J FIC Mas
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 11, 2016
Christina Soontornvat
Description: When eleven-year-old Izzy's sister, Hen, disappears into the woods near their new house, Izzy, aided by a band of outlaw Changelings, must seek her in the land of Faerie.
Call Number: J FIC Soo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
James Preller
Description: Will has no choice. His father drags him along on a wilderness adventure in the footsteps of legendary explorers Lewis and Clark--whether he likes it or not. All the while, Will senses that something about this trip isn't quite right. Along the journey, Will meets fascinating strangers and experiences new thrills, including mountain cliffs, whitewater rapids, and a heart-hammering bear encounter. It is a journey into the soul of America's past, and the meaning of family in the future. In the end, Will must face his own, life-changing test of courage. A father-and-son journey along the Lewis and Clark Trail--from Fort Mandan to the shining sea--offers readers a genre-bending blend of American history, thrilling action, and personal discovery.
Call Number: J FIC Pre
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 13, 2016
Jonathan Stroud
Description: A terrible crime forces Lockwood to turn to Lucy for help, setting them on the trail of dark secrets at the heart of London society. Both professionally and personally, their investigation stirs up forces they may not be able to control.
Call Number: J FIC Str
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Brandon Sanderson, Hayley Lazo, illustrator
Description: Having broken the Smedry Talents while saving the kingdom of Mokia from the Evil Librarian army, Alcatraz Smedry infiltrates the Highbrary as part of a desperate plan to save his comatose friend, Batille.
Call Number: J FIC San
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2016
H. K. Varian
Description: As Gabriella learns to control her shapeshifting powers, she discovers information about the Emerald Wildcat, a shapeshifter who used their jaguar powers to fight crime, and wonders if they could be related.
Call Number: J FIC Var
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Dan Poblocki
Description: Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, claiming to be from a long-lost aunt, and inviting her to Larkspur House--and she is just one of five children who find themselves gathered in this strange house with a deadly past, and apparently no intention of letting the children escape.
Call Number: J FIC Pob
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
H. K. Varian
Description: When four middle schoolers start developing powers, including the ability to transform into mythological animals, they discover they are part of a line of magical shapeshifters who must save their town from a powerful warlock.
Call Number: J FIC Var
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Kara LaReau, Matthew Myers
Description: Rat brothers Louie and Ralphie Ratso try to prove they can be as rough and tough as their father in the Big City, but every time they try to show how tough they are, they end up accidentally doing good deeds instead.
Call Number: J FIC LaR
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate, illustrator
Description: After the monster apocalypse, Jack Sullivan has been having an awesome time living in a tree house with his three best friends. But when zombies start mysteriously disappearing, Jack and his friends suspect that an extremely evil force is at work.
Call Number: J FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2016
Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks, illustrator
Description: 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.
Call Number: J FIC Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller, Karl Kwasny, illustrator
Description: Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends are in new danger as a visitor from the Netherworld is in Cypress Creek and is intent upon connecting the two worlds. It is up to them to stop that from happening or risk losing all that they've ever known.
Call Number: J FIC Seg
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Lev AC Rosen
Description: Severkin is an elf who slinks through the shadows of Wellhall's spiraling stone towers, plundering ancient ruins and slaying mystical monstrosities with ease. He's also a character in a video game--a character that twelve-year-old Nick Reeves plays when he needs a break from the real world. And lately, Nick has really needed a break. His mother had an "incident" at school last year, and her health has taken a turn for the worse. Nick is convinced his mother's illness has been misdiagnosed, but no one believes him. His only escape is the online world of Wellhall, where, as the elf character Severkin, he can face any problem. But when Nick finds himself fighting alongside another elf who reminds him of someone he knows in real life, his worlds begin to collide.
Call Number: J FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 13, 2016
Lauren DeStefano
Description: Lionel, a wild boy, and Marybeth, a good girl, are best friends at the orphanage, and when a mysterious spirit possesses Marybeth they will do anything to stop it.
Call Number: J FIC DeS
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Patricia MacLachlan
Description: A dog with unusual communication talents loses his poet owner before rescuing two children trapped in a snowstorm and leading them to the poet's cabin, where the children explore the memories that the poet has left behind.
Call Number: J FIC Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Claudia Mills, Katie Kath, illustrator
Description: Writing down her experiences of being a reluctant fourth-grade aunt to her older sibling's newborn, Nora is challenged to write journals in the style of an Oregon Trail pioneer for the science fair while partnering with a science-hating classmate.
Call Number: J FIC Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
David A. (David Andrew) Kelly, Mark Meyers, illustrator
Description: Mike and Kate must solve a mystery during a World Series between the Cubs and the Red Sox when someone starts ruining equipment, getting players in trouble, and even stirring up an old baseball curse.
Call Number: J FIC Kel
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2016
Susan Vaught
Description: A family mystery leads Dani Beans to investigate the secrets of Ole Miss and the dark history of race relations in Oxford, Mississippi.
Call Number: J FIC Vau
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2016
Erin Hunter
Description: After Alderpaw returns from the gorge that was once home to SkyClan, the ferocious cats who drove SkyClan out trace Alderpaw's path back to ShadowClan, making it their next target.
Call Number: J FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
Kiki Thorpe, Jana Christy, illustrator
Description: Follow along as Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby travel to Neverland to find adventure and friendship.
Call Number: J FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Shutta Crum, Lee Wildish, illustrator
Description: William must solve a witch's riddle in order to save his family and end a centuries-long curse.
Call Number: J FIC Cru
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Herman Parish, Lynne Avril, illustrator
J FIC Par
A. J. Low, Drewscape, illustrator
J FIC Low
Mo O'Hara, Marek Jagucki
J FIC OHa
Wade Albert White, Mariano Epelbaum, illustrator
J FIC Whi
Sara Varon
J FIC Var
Jonathan Auxier
J FIC Aux
Burton W Cole, Buddy Lewis, illustrator
J FIC Col
Wendy Mass
J FIC Mas
Obert Skye
J FIC Sky
Christina Soontornvat
J FIC Soo
Monika Schröder
J FIC Sch
James Preller
J FIC Pre
Suzanne M LaFleur
J FIC LaF
Jonathan Stroud
J FIC Str
Ellen Miles
J FIC Mil
Brandon Sanderson, Hayley Lazo, illustrator
J FIC San
Janice N. Harrington
J FIC Har
H. K. Varian
J FIC Var
Margaret Peterson Haddix
J FIC Had
Dan Poblocki
J FIC Pob
Jennifer L Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett Krosoczka, Dav Pilkey, Dan Santat
J FIC Com
H. K. Varian
J FIC Var
David Neilsen, Will Terry, illlustrator
J FIC Nei
Kara LaReau, Matthew Myers
J FIC LaR
Callie Barkley, Tracy Bishop
J FIC Bark
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate, illustrator
J FIC Bra
Amicus (Fictitious character) Arcane, John Esposito, transcriber, Kelley Jones, illustrator
J FIC Arc
Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks, illustrator
J FIC Cha
Jennifer L Holm
J FIC Hol
Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller, Karl Kwasny, illustrator
J FIC Seg
Joan Holub, Suzanne Adair
J FIC Hol
Lev AC Rosen
J FIC Ros
Tim Green
J FIC Gre
Lauren DeStefano
J FIC DeS
Alison DeCamp
J FIC DeC
Patricia MacLachlan
J FIC Mac
Mike Grosso
J FIC Gro
Claudia Mills, Katie Kath, illustrator
J FIC Mil
Patricia Reilly Giff
J FIC Gif
David A. (David Andrew) Kelly, Mark Meyers, illustrator
J FIC Kel
Coco Simon
J FIC Sim
Susan Vaught
J FIC Vau
Nadja Spiegelman, Sergio García Sánchez, illustrator
J FIC Spi
Erin Hunter
J FIC Hun
Randy Cecil
J FIC Cec
Kiki Thorpe, Jana Christy, illustrator
J FIC Tho
Moo
Sharon Creech
J FIC Cre
Shutta Crum, Lee Wildish, illustrator
J FIC Cru
Eric Colossal
J FIC Col