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Daniel Presley, Claire Polders, Erin McGuire, illustrator
Description: During the German occupation of Paris, Chantal, twelve, spies a whale while fishing with her father in the Seine and is determined to return it to the ocean before the Nazis or starving Parisians can destroy it.
Call Number: J FIC Pre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
David Walliams, Tony Ross, illustrator
Description: Since he had a tooth pulled, Alfie refuses to go to the dentist, but now he has a dental problem, and the new dentist comes looking for him at school at a time when all the children in town have been getting eerie gifts from the Tooth Fairy.
Call Number: J FIC Dav
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 7, 2018
Robert Quackenbush
Description: Miss Mallard investigates a headless demon and a series of mysterious accidents that threaten Dr. Dusty Duck's archeological expedition in the jungles of Central America.
Call Number: J FIC Qua
Format: Book
Date Added: May 24, 2018
S. D. (Sam Smith) Smith, Zach Franzen, illustrator
Description: A harrowing adventure inside enemy territory. Heather and Picket are plunged into the darkness of Morbin's shadow, fighting to bear the flame of the cause and light the way for rabbitkind's upright insurrection.
Call Number: J FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Iva-Marie Palmer, Marta Kissi, illustrations
Description: Everyone's favorite pitcher Gabby Garcia is back and better than ever in the second installment of this laugh-out-loud illustrated middle grade series full of doodles, sports trivia, and home-run humor.Summer is here, and pitching phenom Gabby Garcia has another hot streak all planned out. After she's invited to join an elite baseball league and asked out by her crush, it seems like Gabby is bound to achieve her MVP dreams. But life loves throwing Gabby curveballs. And when her BFF Diego returns from Costa Rica with a totally oddball new hobby, it feels like their once solid friendship is suddenly biting the dust. Thank goodness Gabby has her playbook.
Call Number: J FIC Pal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian, illustrator
Description: Derek Fallon finally found something to get excited about at school-- an extracurricular class on making videos. Together with his friends Carly, Matt, and Umberto, Derek can't wait to create his own Youtube web series. But he soon realizes Youtube stardom is a lot of work. On top of that, it's time for his foster monkey Frank to go to monkey college so Derek must scramble to find a reason for Frank to stay with his family-- if only a little while longer. Can Derek solve both problems at once? What if Frank became a part of Derek's Youtube videos?
Call Number: J FIC Tas
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Jeff Seymour, Brett Helquist, illustrator
Description: When pirates capture a cloudship and its crew, it is up to young Nadya and her friends, all orphans, to rescue the only family they have ever known.
Call Number: J FIC Sey
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Stephanie Calmenson, Aaron Blecha, illustrator
Description: Meet Mr Bundy. He's the principal at PS 88, and believe it or not, he was once magically turned into a slimy green frog. He played leapfrog, ate bugs, and even croaked, "Ribbit!". One thing all the kids at PS 88 know for sure is that their favorite principal is never far from zany (mis)adventures.
Call Number: J FIC Cal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 24, 2018
Alice Kuipers, Diana Toledano, illustrator
Description: Polly loves words, writing, and telling stories, so when she finds a fancy book on her doorstep labeled "Special Delivery from the Writing and Spelling Department for Polly Diamond" she is thrilled; and when she finds that anything she writes in it actually happens she is really excited--but Polly soon realizes that she has to be very careful what she writes because that kind of power can be dangerous.
Call Number: J FIC Kui
Format: Book
Date Added: May 14, 2018
Chris Grabenstein, Kelly Kennedy, illustrator
Description: In order to save the reputation of the Wonderland, P.T. and Gloria must find the culprit who stole a royal tiara from the hotel.
Call Number: J FIC Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Gill Lewis, Susan Meyer, illustrator
Description: When a fire leaves twelve-year-old Scarlet in a different foster home than her autistic little brother, she does everything she can to find her way back to him--even if it means sacrificing a better life for herself.
Call Number: J FIC Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Lynne Rae Perkins
Description: When her parents take the family to the beach for a vacation, Alix is nervous about leaving home.
Call Number: J FIC Per
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Poppy Green
Description: With the help of Hattie Frog and Owen Snake, Sophie Mouse puts together the first Silverlake Art Show but when the big night comes, she finds she is not the star of the show.
Call Number: J FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 14, 2018
Jennifer Castle, Tracy Bishop
Description: Sisters Addie and Clara bring together a newly-emerged Wishing Wings butterfly, Sparkle Shine, and Addie's best friend, Violet, both of whom are feeling bad about themselves.
Call Number: J FIC Cas
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Matilda Woods, Anuska Allepuz, illustrator
Description: Alberto, the town's coffin maker, and Tito, a runaway boy, both lonely after suffering tragic losses, learn the power of friendship as they try to escape the shadows of their pasts.
Call Number: J FIC Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: May 14, 2018
Beth Levine Ain
Description: Now in sixth grade, Izzy continues to face the ups and downs of everyday life in middle school including dances, her brother's increasing distance, and her father's serious relationship.
Call Number: J FIC Ain
Format: Book
Date Added: May 24, 2018
Sophie Cleverly
Description: After her troublemaking twin, Scarlet, vanishes from Rookwood boarding school, shy Ivy tries to track her down, using pieces of Scarlet's journal carefully hidden all over the school for Ivy to find.
Call Number: J FIC Cle
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Kat Zhang
Description: Twelve-year-old Sophia has never told anyone about her unusual memories--snapshots of a past that never happened. She becomes convinced that the upcoming solar eclipse will grant her the opportunity to make her alternate life come true, to enter a world where her mother never died. With the help of two misfit boys, she must figure out a way to bring her mother back to her--before the opportunity is lost forever.
Call Number: J FIC Zha
Format: Book
Date Added: May 14, 2018
Mariko Tamaki, Brooke A. Allen, illustrator
Description: Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin--Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley--love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen and go on supernatural adventures which are a pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella's, where the woods contain endless mysteries. As the camp gears up for the big Galaxy Wars competition, Jo and the gang get some help from an unexpected visitor--a Moon Pirate.
Call Number: J FIC Tam
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Jeanne Birdsall
Description: The Penderwick family return to Arundel for Rosalind's wedding, but Lydia, who has only heard stories of the grand estate, is eager to explore the place where her older siblings had endless adventures.
Call Number: J FIC Bir
Format: Book
Date Added: May 24, 2018
Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay, illustrator
Description: An old friend visits Zoey with a glowing seed pod. Zoey, Sassafras and Pip must work together to discover what this mysterious and rare magical plant needs to grow before all the seeds crumble to purple dust!--from book jacket.
Call Number: J FIC Cit
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 7, 2018
Holly Webb, Sophy Williams, illustrator
Description: Amelia has only had her handsome puppy, Monty, for a few months when her grandpa gets sick and has to spend time in the hospital. He desperately needs someone to take care of his beloved dachshund, Daisy, so Mom and Dad agree to give her a home. But when Daisy arrives, she is unhappy and scared. Meanwhile, Monty doesn't understand why Amelia is making such a big deal over the new arrival. Doesn't Amelia love him anymore?
Call Number: J FIC Web
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Gwenda Bond, Christopher Rowe, Glenn Thomas, illustrator
Description: Hidden among the buildings of New York City is a very unusual hotel-- a hotel that is definitely not for the average tourist.
Call Number: J FIC Bon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Lisa Ann Scott, Heather Burns, illustrator
Description: Brooke saves a fairy from her cat and is granted seven wishes, but soon realizes that it is possible to have too much of a good thing.
Call Number: J FIC Sco
Format: Book
Date Added: May 24, 2018
Isabel author Quintero, Tom Knight, illustrator
Description: Ugly Cat and Pablo the mouse set out to look for Ugly's missing brother, gathering friends along the way--because evidence points to the haunted Herrera house, and they will need all the help they can summon to take on a ghost and free Tamarindo.
Call Number: J FIC Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 14, 2018
Grace Lin
Description: Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.
Call Number: J FIC Lin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 16, 2018
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A Whale In Paris : How It Happened That Chantal Duprey Befriended A Whale During The Second World War And Helped Liberate France
Daniel Presley, Claire Polders, Erin McGuire, illustrator
J FIC Pre
Spring Shine Sparkles
Jennifer Castle, Tracy Bishop
J FIC Cas
Demon Dentist
David Walliams, Tony Ross, illustrator
J FIC Dav
The Boy, The Bird, And The Coffin Maker
Matilda Woods, Anuska Allepuz, illustrator
J FIC Woo
Dig To Disaster
Robert Quackenbush
J FIC Qua
The Cure For Cold Feet : A Novel In Small Moments
Beth Levine Ain
J FIC Ain
Ember Rising
S. D. (Sam Smith) Smith, Zach Franzen, illustrator
J FIC Smi
The Lost Twin
Sophie Cleverly
J FIC Cle
MVP Summer
Iva-Marie Palmer, Marta Kissi, illustrations
J FIC Pal
The Memory Of Forgotten Things
Kat Zhang
J FIC Zha
My Life As A Youtuber
Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian, illustrator
J FIC Tas
The Moon Is Up
Mariko Tamaki, Brooke A. Allen, illustrator
J FIC Tam
Nadya Skylung And The Cloudship Rescue
Jeff Seymour, Brett Helquist, illustrator
J FIC Sey
The Penderwicks At Last
Jeanne Birdsall
J FIC Bir
Our Principal Is A Frog!
Stephanie Calmenson, Aaron Blecha, illustrator
J FIC Cal
The Pod And The Bog
Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay, illustrator
J FIC Cit
Polly Diamond And The Magic Book
Alice Kuipers, Diana Toledano, illustrator
J FIC Kui
The Sad Puppy
Holly Webb, Sophy Williams, illustrator
J FIC Web
Sandapalooza Shake-up
Chris Grabenstein, Kelly Kennedy, illustrator
J FIC Gra
The Sphinx's Secret
Gwenda Bond, Christopher Rowe, Glenn Thomas, illustrator
J FIC Bon
Scarlet Ibis
Gill Lewis, Susan Meyer, illustrator
J FIC Lew
Too Many Cats!
Lisa Ann Scott, Heather Burns, illustrator
J FIC Sco
Secret Sisters Of The Salty Sea
Lynne Rae Perkins
J FIC Per
Ugly Cat & Pablo And The Missing Brother
Isabel author Quintero, Tom Knight, illustrator
J FIC Qui
Silverlake Art Show
Poppy Green
J FIC Gre
Where The Mountain Meets The Moon
Grace Lin
J FIC Lin