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Jake Maddox, Leigh McDonald
Description: Eighth-grader Ellie is a veteran on her volleyball team, but this year she is frustrated because she is having trouble with her footwork, and she hopes that getting involved with coaching the younger girls in the newly organized after-school group at the Boys and Girls Club will help her work through her problems--besides, it is fun and she was instrumental in setting it up.
Call Number: J FIC Mad
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2017
D. J. MacHale
Description: Middle-schoolers Marcus, Theo, and Lu return to the Library to hlep figure out, and fix, what is going wrong at a school in Massachusetts.
Call Number: J FIC Mac
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2017
Sheryl Berk, Carrie Berk
Description: The girls of Peace, Love, and Cupcakes are feeling sentimental about the end of elementary school, especially after Principal Fontina asks Kylie to create a PLC junior club to live on at Blakely.
Call Number: J FIC Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 6, 2017
Jeff Kinney
Description: Greg Heffley and his family escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation, but sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous creatures all threaten their vacation.
Call Number: J FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Devon Hughes, Owen Richardson, illustrator
Description: A fox-bat named Kozmo joins the Unnaturals as they embark on a dangerous journey to the Greenplains while their human allies try to uncover the truth about why the mutant animals were created..
Call Number: J FIC Hug
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 3, 2017
Peter Lerangis
Description: When thirteen-year-old Max Tilt happens upon his great-great-great-grandfather Jules Verne's unfinished, unpublished manuscript, The Lost Treasures, he doesn't realize that he's found the answers to all his problems. A treasure that can save his house--and maybe his entire family. But Max and Alex aren't the only ones who know about Verne's clues. Spencer Niemend, a strange skunk-haired man who has spent his life researching Verne's works, is bent on reshaping the world with the hidden treasure. To find it first, Max and Alex must go on an adventure that'll take them from the broken remains of an underwater city to the very jaws of a giant squid to the edges of a whirlpool from which no one has ever emerged alive.
Call Number: J FIC Ler
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2017
Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs, illustrator
Description: Boy genius and inventor Frank Einstein and his robot pals Klink (intelligent) and Klank (sort-of intelligent) study the science of ecology and conservation as they try to stop classmate and archrival T. Edison and his loggers from destroying the Midville Forest Preserve.
Call Number: J FIC Sci
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2017
Michael Morpurgo
Description: Offers seventeen classic stories about animals, including "The Ugly Duckling," "The Tortoise and the Baboon," and "The Fox and the Crow."
Call Number: J FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 23, 2017
Jake Burt
Description: Thirteen-year-old Nicki Demere is an orphan and a kleptomaniac, making her the perfect girl to portray the Trevors' daughter in witness protection, but she soon learns that the biggest threat to her new family's security comes from her own past.
Call Number: J FIC Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Jake Maddox, Emma Carlson Berne, Katie Wood
Description: Tabitha has been volunteering with her best friend Rachael at the Rocky Ridge Riding Center for three months, but she keeps getting in trouble because of her lack of focus--can working with the troubled horse, Diamond, help her to save both of them for the Riding Center?
Call Number: J FIC Mad
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson, illustrator
Description: The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father. But now he was trapped in a terrible gunfight between American and British troops. But King George was like a snake with America gripped in his fangs and he didn't want to let go. So now it was war - brutal, bloody war. And America was being crushed by the mighty British army. Thousands of American troops were either dead or dying in filthy British prison ships. General George Washington's army was in tatters. All Nate wanted was to find his father and to get out of here alive.
Call Number: J FIC Tar
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 12, 2017
Marianne Hering, David Hohn
Description: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will. Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the worst of the earthquake and aid an abandoned child. The reach safety at the famous Imperial Hotel and call on all their courage to prevent more damage and help the helpless.
Call Number: J FIC Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Suzanne Francis, Disney Storybook Artists, illustrator
Description: Princess Jasmine is nine years old. She has private tutors, fancy clothes, and even a pet tiger, but what she really wants is a friend her own age. Will Princess Jasmine finally find a true friend?
Call Number: J FIC Fra
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2017
Megan McDonald, Erwin Madrid, illustrator, Peter H. (Peter Hamilton) Reynolds
Description: When Judy and her friends overhear an older student saying there's no such thing as the Tooth Fairy, Judy plans to test the theory herself.
Call Number: J FIC McD
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 23, 2017
Carlos Bueno, Miran Lipovača
Description: Lauren, a clever girl lost in Userland, applies logic and problem solving skills to find her way home, encountering along the way such concepts as timing attacks, algorithm design, and the traveling salesman problem.
Call Number: J FIC Bue
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Laurel Gale
Description: Isaac, eleven, a clepsit adopted by humans, and Wren, a human adopted by clepsits, face the voracans that are trying to claw their way out of their crowded underground home.
Call Number: J FIC Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Erin Hunter
Description: The Wild Pack is in high spirits after rescuing Alpha and Beta's pups. Only Storm believes that danger still walks among them and it won't be long before the traitor dog strikes again. She must convince her Packmates to stand together against the most malicious and elusive enemy they have ever known, before terror and doubt tear them apart.
Call Number: J FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2017
Tracey Baptiste
Description: Suspicion falls on half-jumbie Corinee when local children from her Caribbean island home begin to disappear, and she is forced to go deep into the ocean to seek the help of a dangerous jumbie who rules the waves.
Call Number: J FIC Bap
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Quvenzhané Wallis, Nancy Ohlin, Sharee Miller, illustrator
Description: When Shai Williams, who plans to become a star on Broadway, loses the lead role in the third-grade musical at her performing arts elementary school in Atlanta, she learns an important lesson about adaptability, from her mother, aunt, and grandmother, all actresses.
Call Number: J FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2017
Stuart Gibbs
Description: Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley is assigned to protect the president from an assassination attempt in his first solo mission, but he may be in over his head.
Call Number: J FIC Gib
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2017
Devon Hughes, Owen Richardson, illustrator
Description: When Castor the street dog is captured, he learns there is a nefarious underground fighting ring in Lion's Head where animals are injected with DNA-changing serums, transformed into dangerous hybrids, and forced to battle one another to survive.
Call Number: J FIC Hug
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2017
Geronimo Stilton
Description: It was spring in New Mouse City. I love to celebrate the season with my fellow mice by exchanging chocolate eggs and competing in a confectionary challenge. This year, there was also a special exhibition of priceless jeweled Mouseberge eggs in town. Then the Mouseberge Egg was stolen--and it was up to me to find it. Squeak! Could I chase it down?
Call Number: J FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 23, 2017
Chris Callaghan, Lalalimola, illustrator
Description: When news breaks of an ancient prophecy that predicts the world will run out of chocolate in six days, it is up to Jelly Welly and her Gran to prevent the chocopocalypse.
Call Number: J FIC Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2017
Dan Metcalf, Rachelle Panagarry, illustrator
Description: In 1928, when a cursed Egyptian cat statue vanishes in the British Museum, nine-year-old investigator Lottie and her friends must follow the clues to find the missing cat.
Call Number: J FIC Met
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 6, 2017
R. M. (Rachel Maria) Romero, Lisa Perrin, illustrator
Description: At the beginning of World War II, Karolina's spirit magically travels from the war-torn Land of the Dolls to the Krakow, Poland, shop of the Dollmaker, Cyryl, and together they take great risks to save their Jewish friends.
Call Number: J FIC Rom
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2017
Dan Metcalf, Rachelle Panagarry, illustrator
Description: In 1928, nine-year-old investigator Lottie, in an effort to be helpful, incorrectly deciphers a spell that allows Egyptian statues to run rampant around the British Museum.
Call Number: J FIC Met
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2017
S. T. Bolivar
Description: When strange weather occurs at his reform school, aspiring thief Mattie Larimore must save the world from chaos.
Call Number: J FIC Bol
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2017
Jim Benton
Description: Jack likes to trash-pick, and when his elderly neighbors move out and leave a promising pile of refuse outside, he finds a box that holds the Secret Parent's Handbook that lets him and his friends make the rules at home for a change.
Call Number: J FIC Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 23, 2017
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate, illustrator
Description: Jack teams up with the evil King Wretch in order to convince his friends to stay with him instead of going in search of others who may have survived the monster apocalypse.
Call Number: J FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 23, 2017
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
Description: Epic worlds collide when Monster High's Frankie Stein and Draculaura and Ever After High's Raven Queen and Apple White unite to save the World of Stories from the Evil Queen and the danger that lurks in the mysterious Shadow High..
Call Number: J FIC Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2017
Kate Howard
Description: Teenager Lloyd Garmadon has spent his whole life in the shadow of his evil warlord dad, Lord Garmadon. But Lloyd has never let his dad's bad reputation stop him from doing the right thing. He and his friends Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole and Zane are part of the Secret Ninja Force. Together, they use supercool mechs to fight Garmadon and his army of sinister Sharkmen.
Call Number: J FIC How
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2017
Jane H. O'Reilly
Description: At the family cabin by the lake where his grandfather died two years ago, eleven-year-old Cooper Cameron spends the summer trying to rid himself of the rituals that allow him to cope with his grief and fear.
Call Number: J FIC ORe
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2017
Mark Twain, Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead, illustrator
Description: Based on a set of unfinished Mark Twain notes for a children's story, this is the tale of Johnny, a young boy with a magical ability to speak to animals who sets off to rescue a stolen prince.
Call Number: J FIC Twa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 23, 2017
David Barclay Moore
Description: Unable to celebrate the holidays in the wake of his older brother's death in a gang-related shooting, Lolly Rachpaul struggles to avoid being forced into a gang himself while constructing a fantastically creative LEGO city at the Harlem community center.
Call Number: J FIC Moo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Karina Yan Glaser
Description: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.
Call Number: J FIC Gla
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Description: As the frightening impact of World War II creeps closer and closer to her door, eleven-year-old Ada learns to manage life on the home front.
Call Number: J FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Bruce Coville, Paul Kidby
Description: Ned Thump is a seven-foot troll who is made fun of for his love of words so he escapes from the Enchanted Realm to the human world and secretly becomes a night watchman at Grand Central Terminal.
Call Number: J FIC Cov
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
Tom Watson, Ethan Long, illustrator
Description: Much to Edith's delight, she and Stick Cat are enjoying a lazy day at his apartment. But not for long. Soon, strange and threatening sounds come from the ceiling. What could it be? An elephant? Santa?
Call Number: J FIC Wat
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2017
Jacqueline Kelly, Jennifer L. Meyer
Description: Calpurnia and her grandfather rescue a barn owl from the river and, with the help of Dr. Pritzker, dead mice, and some detective work, nurse it back to health.
Call Number: J FIC Kel
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 30, 2017
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Back Row Dynamo
Jake Maddox, Leigh McDonald
J FIC Mad
The Battle Begins
Devon Hughes, Owen Richardson, illustrator
J FIC Hug
Black Moon Rising
D. J. MacHale
J FIC Mac
The Chocolate Chase
Geronimo Stilton
J FIC Sti
Cupcakes Are Forever
Sheryl Berk, Carrie Berk
J FIC Ber
The Chocopocalypse
Chris Callaghan, Lalalimola, illustrator
J FIC Gal
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid : The Getaway
Jeff Kinney
J FIC Kin
The Curse Of The Cairo Cat : A Lottie Lipton Adventure
Dan Metcalf, Rachelle Panagarry, illustrator
J FIC Met
Escape From Lion's Head
Devon Hughes, Owen Richardson, illustrator
J FIC Hug
The Dollmaker Of Krakow
R. M. (Rachel Maria) Romero, Lisa Perrin, illustrator
J FIC Rom
Fire The Depths
Peter Lerangis
J FIC Ler
The Egyptian Enchantment : A Lottie Lipton Adventure
Dan Metcalf, Rachelle Panagarry, illustrator
J FIC Met
Frank Einstein And The Bio-action Gizmo
Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs, illustrator
J FIC Sci
The Girl Who Knew Even More
S. T. Bolivar
J FIC Bol
Greatest Animal Stories
Michael Morpurgo
J FIC Gre
The Handbook
Jim Benton
J FIC Ben
Greetings From Witness Protection!
Jake Burt
J FIC Bur
The Last Kids On Earth And The Nightmare King
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate, illustrator
J FIC Bra
Horseback Hurdles
Jake Maddox, Emma Carlson Berne, Katie Wood
J FIC Mad
The Legend Of Shadow High
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
J FIC Hal
I Survived The American Revolution, 1776
Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson, illustrator
J FIC Tar
The Lego Ninjago Movie : Junior Novelization
Kate Howard
J FIC How
Inferno In Tokyo
Marianne Hering, David Hohn
J FIC Her
The Notations Of Cooper Cameron
Jane H. O'Reilly
J FIC ORe
Jasmine's New Rules
Suzanne Francis, Disney Storybook Artists, illustrator
J FIC Fra
The Purloining Of Prince Oleomargarine
Mark Twain, Philip Christian Stead, Erin E. Stead, illustrator
J FIC Twa
Judy Moody, Tooth Fairy
Megan McDonald, Erwin Madrid, illustrator, Peter H. (Peter Hamilton) Reynolds
J FIC McD
The Stars Beneath Our Feet
David Barclay Moore
J FIC Moo
Lauren Ipsum : A Story About Computer Science And Other Improbable Things
Carlos Bueno, Miran Lipovača
J FIC Bue
The Vanderbeekers Of 141st Street
Karina Yan Glaser
J FIC Gla
Monster, Human, Other
Laurel Gale
J FIC Gal
The War I Finally Won
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
J FIC Bra
Red Moon Rising
Erin Hunter
J FIC Hun
Trolled
Bruce Coville, Paul Kidby
J FIC Cov
Rise Of The Jumbies
Tracey Baptiste
J FIC Bap
Two Catch A Thief
Tom Watson, Ethan Long, illustrator
J FIC Wat
Shai & Emmie Star In Break An Egg!
Quvenzhané Wallis, Nancy Ohlin, Sharee Miller, illustrator
J FIC Wal
Who Gives A Hoot?
Jacqueline Kelly, Jennifer L. Meyer
J FIC Kel
Spy School Secret Service : A Spy School Novel
Stuart Gibbs
J FIC Gib