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Bear bottom - a Funjungle novel by Gibbs, Stuart, 1969- author. Bear bottom - a Funjungle novel

While visiting a ranch near Yellowstone National Park with his parents, Summer, and her parents, Teddy Fitzroy investigates the disappearances of bison and an irreplaceable necklace.

Jan 7, 2021
Because of Winn-Dixie by DiCamillo, Kate, author. Because of Winn-Dixie

One summer's day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries - and comes home with a dog. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It's because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it's because of Winn-Dixie that she finally dares to ask her father about her mother, who left when Opal was three. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie.

Dec 29, 2020
City of the plague god / Rick Riordan Presents by Chadda, Sarwat, author. City of the plague god / Rick Riordan Presents

"Thirteen-year-old Sikander Aziz has to team up with the hero Gilgamesh in order to stop Nergal, the ancient god of plagues, from wiping out the population of Manhattan in this adventure based on Mesopotamian mythology"--

Jan 12, 2021
Closer to nowhere by Hopkins, Ellen, author. Closer to nowhere

Provided by Publisher.

Dec 29, 2020
Dark tricks by Chapman, Linda, author. Dark tricks

Do you believe in magic? Sita and her friends do! When they meet the Star Animals, a whole world of adventure unfolds. Sita and her star animal, a deer called Willow, must use their special powers to stop the forces of dark magic. As the Star Friends' ability to use their magic gets stronger, the forces of dark magic working against them become more intense, too. But the person using dark magic is taking risks - can the girls find out who their enemy is, and confront them once and for all?

Dec 29, 2020
Dragon mountain by Tsang, Katie, 1987- author. Dragon mountain

When 12-year-old Billy Chan finds out his parents are sending him to a language and culture camp in the middle-of-nowhere China, he can't imagine anything worse. He's not expecting to become friends with fellow campers Dylan O'Donnell, Charlotte Bell, and Liu Ling-Fei. And he's definitely not planning to meet any dragons. But when the four kids accidentally open a crack in an ancient mountain, they become involved in an ages-old struggle of good versus evil. Now it's up to them to save the Drago

Dec 22, 2020
Elizabeth Webster and the Portal of Doom by Lashner, William, author. Elizabeth Webster and the Portal of Doom

Elizabeth Webster and her friends return to the Court of Uncommon Pleas, this time seeking due process and freedom for Keir, a twelve-year-old boy who mysteriously does not seem to age.

Dec 30, 2020
Ember's End by Smith, S.D. Ember's End

Jan 11, 2021
Emperor of the universe by Marciano, Johnny, author. Emperor of the universe

Klawde is not your basic cat. He's an emperor from another planet, exiled to Earth. He's cruel. He's cunning. He's brilliant ... and he's also Raj Banerjee's best friend. Following a humiliating, defeated effort to conquer Earth, Klawde has had it with this this dismal planet. And anyway, what's the point in conquering such an insignificant corner of the galaxy, when there's an entire universe to rule? Luckily for Klawde, the position of Emperor of the Universe is now open for the taking. So wit

Dec 29, 2020
Friend me by Averbuch, Sheila M., author. Friend me

Roisin turns to Hailey, her online friend, to escape the constant abuse from a school bully, but Roisin begins to suspect Hailey isn't who she claims she is.

Dec 29, 2020
Friend thief by Loveless, Gina, author. Friend thief

After her victory over Nadia, the playground bully, Robin has her old best friend back, plus a whole gang of new friends! But when Nadia tries to steal away all of the people she holds dear, will Robin be able to keep her band of merry misfits together?

Dec 30, 2020
Girl giant and the Monkey King by Hoàng, Văn, author. Girl giant and the Monkey King

"Eleven-year-old Thom Ngho is keeping a secret: she's strong. Like suuuuper strong. Freakishly strong. And it's making it impossible for her to fit in at her new middle school. In a desperate bid to get rid of her super strength, Thom makes a deal with the Monkey King, a powerful deity and legendary trickster she accidentally released from his 500-year prison sentence. Thom agrees to help the Monkey King get back his magical staff if he'll take away her strength. Soon Thom is swept up in an anci

Dec 29, 2020
Golden egg by Hay, Sam, author. Golden egg

Young penguins Jackson and Quigley, code-named Secret Agent 00Zero and Special Agent Q, compete in the Golden Egg Games while also seeking a criminal who escaped from the Frosty Bureau of Investigation.

Dec 22, 2020
Good-bye Stacey, good-bye by Martin, Ann M., 1955- Good-bye Stacey, good-bye

Amazon.com.

Dec 28, 2020
Horace and Bunwinkle by Gardner, P. J., author. Horace and Bunwinkle

Horace Homer Higgins III despises dirt. And the outdoors. And ducks. But when his person, Eleanor, moves to a farm called the Homestead, the anxious Boston Terrier is forced to adapt. As if that isn't enough to strain his nerves, Ellie adopts a perpetually cheerful potbellied pig named Bunwinkle to be his baby sister. Bunwinkle is delighted to be on the farm despite the stuffy demeanor of her new canine brother. She's sure she'll crack his shell eventually--no one can resist her cuteness for lon

Dec 22, 2020
How to get away with Myrtle by Bunce, Elizabeth C., author. How to get away with Myrtle

When someone commits robbery and murder aboard the luxurious train on which Myrtle Hardcastle, her Aunt Helena, her governess Miss Judson, and cat Peony are traveling, Myrtle is determined to find the culprit.

Dec 30, 2020
Into the book of light by Dekker, Ted, 1962- author. Into the book of light

What if you could find a way to enter another reality full of wild and life changing adventure? And what if every time you fell asleep you woke up in that other reality? Welcome to the world of Theo Dunnery, a twelve year-old boy who feels alone and full of fear when he stumbles on an ancient book that draws him into another world. In that world, he learns he must complete a quest to find the Five Seals of Truth if he is to conquer his fears. Facing great odds and many enemies, Theo sets off on

Jan 12, 2021
Jonesy flux and the gray legion by Pray, James, author. Jonesy flux and the gray legion

Enter Canary Station, in the Noraza system, where many died and only a few were left alive. Jonesy is one of a pack of children still living there after the station was brutally destroyed by a mysterious ship and an invasive computer virus. Separated from their families during the evacuation, these intrepid kids have bonded and survived, making the most of what remains, repairing what they can, and planning for a rescue. One day, as Jonesy salvages in a forbidden section of the station, an accid

Dec 29, 2020
Kidnap on the California Comet by Leonard, M. G. (Maya Gabrielle), author. Kidnap on the California Comet

While on a journey from Chicago to San Francisco on the California Comet with his uncle, amateur sleuth Hal Beck stumbles into a mystery when the daughter of a billionaire tech entrepreneur goes missing.

Jan 12, 2021
Lightning Mary by Simmons, Anthea, author. Lightning Mary

One stormy night, a group of villagers are struck by lightning. The only survivor is a baby - Mary Anning. From that moment on, a spark is lit within her. Growing up poor but proud on the windswept Dorset coast, Mary follows after her father, hunting for fossils uncovered by waves and landslips- ancient creatures, turned to stone. Ignoring other people's taunts, Mary faces danger to bring back valuable treasures to help feed her family. But tragedy and despair is never far away. Mary must depend

Dec 30, 2020
Little lion rescue by Delahaye, Rachel, author. Little lion rescue

"In this new chapter book series, Little Animal Rescue, what starts out as a field trip to the zoo for Callie and her classmates ends up becoming the adventure of a lifetime when Callie is magically whisked away to the Serengeti where she finds a little lost lion cub. Includes black and white illustrations throughout. While on a field trip to the zoo with her classmates, Callie is magically transported to the Serengeti where she finds a lost little lion cub. Callie is determined to reunite it wi

Dec 29, 2020
Lola Benko, treasure hunter by McMullen, Beth, 1969- author. Lola Benko, treasure hunter

Sent to a private school after multiple brushes with the law, twelve-year-old Lola Benko recruits classmates to help find her archaeologist father, who disappeared while seeking a powerful mythical stone.

Dec 22, 2020
Midnight Train by Sage, Angie Midnight Train

Jan 15, 2021
Mimi's treasure trouble by Davick, Linda, author, illustrator. Mimi's treasure trouble

Mimi and her fellow Gum Club members promise to always stick together, but they soon discover it is hard to keep a group of six friends united through thick and thin.

Dec 29, 2020
Minecraft - the shipwreck by Lee, C. B., author. Minecraft - the shipwreck

"Unravel the mysteries of an extraordinary underwater world in this official Minecraft novel! When three kids discover a mystery in an abandoned Minecraft server, they must race against the clock to uncover its secrets. When three teenagers--Jake Thomas,Emily Quesada, and Thanh Vuong--are forced to clean up and sort through the items in their beloved community center before a developer demolishes the building, they discover an odd Minecraft server on one of the old computers. The game world is l

Jan 15, 2021
Muck & Magic by Morpurgo, Michael, author. Muck & Magic

Bonny thinks she has everything figured out: train hard, please her parents, and become an Olympic cyclist like her hero, Laura Trott. There has never been any other path - for Bonny, cycling is her fate. Until another path unrolls in front of her. After meeting Lizzie, a farm owner and sculptor, Bonny starts to spend less and less time on her bike and more time helping out at the farm. When Lizzie asks her to pose as a rider for a sculpture, Bonny can finally see how wide open her future is and

Jan 11, 2021
Murder in the middle pasture by Erickson, John R., 1943- author. Murder in the middle pasture

When a calf is murdered, Hank, a wiley cowdog and head of ranch security, humorously and doggedly pursues a gang of wild dogs and a clan of coyotes to find the killer.

Jan 7, 2021
No vacancy by Cohen, Tziporah, 1967- author. No vacancy

"Buying and moving into the run-down Jewel Motor Inn in upstate New York wasn't eleven-year-old Miriam Brockman's dream, but at least it's an adventure. Miriam befriends Kate, whose grandmother owns the diner next door, and finds comfort in the company of Maria, the motel's housekeeper, and her Uncle Mordy, who comes to help out for the summer. "--

Dec 22, 2020
Of salt and shore by Schaap, Annet, author, illustrator. Of salt and shore

Every night Lampie, the lighthouse keeper's daughter lights the lantern which warns the ships away from the rocks, but when the light goes out one night, a ship is wrecked and Lampie is sent to the Admiral's Black House in disgrace--there she finds and befriends the Admiral's son, who was born with a tail, and together they are pulled into an adventure of mermen and pirates, and secret identities long concealed but soon to be revealed.

Dec 29, 2020
Part of your nightmare by Strange, Vera, author. Part of your nightmare

"My dear, sweet child. Go ahead. Don't be afraid ..." Eleven-year-old Shelly Anderson just wants to be popular. Her parents have split and she has to start over at a new school with different classes, a brand new swim team and an unfamiliar social scene. So what if she just wants the cool kids to like her? Is that really too much to ask? So when Shelly finds a mysterious nautilus shell that summons the infamous sea witch, Ursula, she jumps at her chance to make a deal that will solidify her as o

Dec 22, 2020
Persephone the grateful by Holub, Joan, author. Persephone the grateful

"Get to know Persephone, the Queen of the Underworld, in this twenty-sixth Goddess Girls adventure!--

Dec 29, 2020
Poached by Gibbs, Stuart, 1969- author. Poached

Twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is the prime suspect when FunJungle's newly-acquired koala goes missing, thanks to a prank staged by middle school bully Vance Jessup.

Jan 7, 2021
Ra the mighty - the crocodile caper by Greenfield, Amy Butler, 1968- author. Ra the mighty - the crocodile caper

Ra, the pharoah's pampered cat, and his scarab beetle sidekick, Khepri, investigate when crown prince Dedi disappears from the palace of one of Pharoah's wives in ancient Egypt.

Dec 29, 2020
Really stupid stories for really smart kids by Katz, Alan, author. Really stupid stories for really smart kids

This collection includes twenty outrageously funny short stories for younger middle grade readers.

Dec 29, 2020
Revenge of the enginerds by Lerner, Jarrett, author. Revenge of the enginerds

"When last we met, the EngiNerds were battling a horde of ravenous robots, but in this latest caper, they're on the hunt for just one rogue robot. But who knows what kind of mayhem one mechanical creature can cause? And why is Ken the only EngiNerd who'sworried about the runaway robot? The rest of the crew seems be missing in action and Ken fears it's because of Mikaela Harrington. She's the new girl in town who's UFO and alien-obsessed and wants to join the EngiNerds. But as far as Ken is conce

Jan 12, 2021
Saucy by Kadohata, Cynthia/ Raskin, Marianna (ILT) Saucy

Jan 12, 2021
School squad by Moskowitz-Palma, Eileen, author. School squad

Following the events of Camp Clique, it's Maisy's turn to get her former friend Bea accepted into a desirable social clique at school.

Dec 29, 2020
Secret kitten and other tales by Webb, Holly, author. Secret kitten and other tales

"Three heartwarming kitten stories to treasure in one book from best-selling author, Holly Webb"--Page [4] of cover.

Jan 4, 2021
Secret spell by Chapman, Linda. Secret spell

"Do you believe in magic? Lexi and her friends do! And when they meet the Star Animals, a whole world of magical adventures awaits. Lexi and her star animal, a squirrel named Juniper, must use their special powers to stop the forces of dark magic. The Star Friends fear that more dark magic is brewing. And now the friends themselves are arguing! Will their Star Animals be able to convince them to work together again?"--Amazon.com.

Dec 29, 2020
Secrets of the silver lion by Otheguy, Emma, author Secrets of the silver lion

Embarking on a hunt for the third silver icon after finding the silver castle, Carmen Sandiego and her crew race to follow leads to track down a legendary silver lion before it lands under VILE control.

Jan 12, 2021
Some kind of courage by Gemeinhart, Dan, author. Some kind of courage

Joseph Johnson has lost just about everyone he's ever loved. He lost his pa in an accident. He lost his ma and his little sister to sickness. And now, he's lost his pony -- fast, fierce, beautiful Sarah, taken away by a man who had no right to take her. Joseph can sure enough get her back, though. The odds are stacked against him, but he isn't about to give up. He will face down deadly animals, dangerous men, and the fury of nature itself on his quest to be reunited with the only family he has l

Jan 11, 2021
Telephone tales by Rodari, Gianni, author. Telephone tales

A collection of nearly seventy short and surreal stories told by Signor Bianchi, a traveling salesman, to his daughter over the telephone nightly.

Jan 7, 2021
The clockwork crow by Fisher, Catherine, 1957- author. The clockwork crow

"Orphan Seren Rhys is on her way to a new life at the remote country mansion of Plas-y-Fran when she is given a package by a stranger late at night in an empty train station. The package contains a crotchety, mechanical talking crow, which Seren reluctantly brings to her new home. But when she gets there, the happy Christmas she had hoped for turns out to be an illusion--the young son of the house, Tomos, has been missing for almost a year, rumored to have been taken by the fairies. With the Cro

Dec 22, 2020
The curse of shadowman by Dekker, Ted, 1962- author. The curse of shadowman

What if you could find a way to enter another reality full of wild and life changing adventure? And what if every time you fell asleep you woke up in that other reality? Welcome to the world of Theo Dunnery, a twelve year-old boy who feels alone and full of fear when he stumbles on an ancient book that draws him into another world. In that world, he learns he must complete a quest to find the Five Seals of Truth if he is to conquer his fears. Facing great odds and many enemies, Theo sets off on

Jan 12, 2021
The Endangereds by Cousteau, Philippe, 1980- author. The Endangereds

Nukilik, a polar bear, joins Wangari, a pangolin with a genius for engineering, Murdock, an extremely sarcastic narwhal, and Arief, an orangutan with a big dream, to safeguard other endangered animals.

Dec 29, 2020
The Enginerds Strike Back by Lerner, Jarrett The Enginerds Strike Back

Jan 12, 2021
The final gambit by Healy, Christopher, 1972- author. The final gambit

"The thrilling conclusion to Christopher Healy's funny, action-packed, acclaimed alt-history adventure! It is 1884, and Molly and Cassandra Pepper, Emmett Lee, and Emmett's long-lost father are sailing back to New York following their death-defying adventure in Antarctica. Having discovered a subterranean world at the South Pole while saving the world from certain doom once again, surely their accomplishments will finally earn them the recognition they deserve. Unless, of course . . . well, you

Jan 12, 2021
The final judgment by Dekker, Ted, 1962- author. The final judgment

What if you could find a way to enter another reality full of wild and life changing adventure? And what if every time you fell asleep you woke up in that other reality? Welcome to the world of Theo Dunnery, a twelve year-old boy who feels alone and full of fear when he stumbles on an ancient book that draws him into another world. In that world, he learns he must complete a quest to find the Five Seals of Truth if he is to conquer his fears. Facing great odds and many enemies, Theo sets off on

Jan 12, 2021
The garden and the serpent by Dekker, Ted, 1962- author. The garden and the serpent

The continued adventure of Theo as he completes the quest fo find the Five Seals of Truth. The third book in a series of four.

Jan 12, 2021
The good, the bad, and the accidentally evil! by West, Tracey, 1965- author. The good, the bad, and the accidentally evil!

"When Franken-Sci High's strangest teacher tells Newton Warp that they are traveling to the future, Newton thinks it is a joke...but he should know by now that in a school for mad scientists, anything is possible. Before he knows it, Newton teleports forward by twenty-five years, and everything at the school has changed. His monster-loving friend, Shelly Ravenholt, has grown up to be against making monsters and has a plan to keep the school from making new monsters when there are so many that ne

Jan 12, 2021
The great escape by Biberdorf, Kate, author. The great escape

"Kate and her friends play in a science-themed escape room that Kate's science teacher puts together to teach Kate and her friends about teamwork."--

Dec 22, 2020
The great tomb robbery by Greenfield, Amy Butler, 1968- author. The great tomb robbery

Ra the Mighty adores his duties as Pharaoh's cat: naps by the pool and plenty of snacks. Being lazy is so much fun. But when a royal tomb gets robbed, Ra and his hardworking friend Khepri must team up to restore justice. The clues point to a young boy whom Ra admires. Will the Great Detective play favorites, or will he uncover the truth? Mystery awaits!

Dec 30, 2020
The hacker's key by Skovron, Jon, author. The hacker's key

"Ada Genet's father, Remy Genet, was one of the most infamous criminals in the world, specializing in infiltration, theft, and cybercrime. As far back as she can remember, Ada had been his accomplice. She helped him steal secrets from governments, weapons from terrorists, and money from just about everyone. But when the law finally caught up with them, Remy ended up in prison--and Ada at a military boarding school, as a ward of the US government. Now something called the Hacker's Key has been st

Dec 22, 2020
The haunted key by Ford, Mike, author. The haunted key

Sofia buys a skeleton key from spooky store Frightville that promises to open any lock. There's a mystery trunk in the attic of the big, old house her dad is turning into a bed-and-breakfast. Sofia is dying to see what's inside. To her delight, the key works on the trunk! But her joy quickly turns to terror when it seems like something may have been released from the trunk. She hears odd noises in the middle of the night and sees strange things around the house. Is it her imagination? Or could i

Dec 22, 2020
The hungry place by Haas, Jessie, author. The hungry place

A pony with a mind of her own and a girl with a spine of steel find in each other the remedy to their loneliness.

Dec 29, 2020
The last mirror on the left by Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.), author. The last mirror on the left

Otto and Sheed, The Legendary Alston Boys of Logan County, are ordered by Missus Nedraw to bring a fugitive to justice in a world that mirrors their own but has its own rules.

Dec 22, 2020
The losers at the center of the galaxy by Heider, Mary Winn, author. The losers at the center of the galaxy

Two years after their father disappeared, Winston and Louise wrestle with their grief while investigating mysterious teachers, innovative science, and a captive bear.

Jan 12, 2021
The mouse watch by Gilbert, J. J. (Animator), author. The mouse watch

"Around the globe, exceptional mice live in the shadows. Under the direction of famed mouse inventor Gadget Hackwrench, they work together as a team to solve big problems using small gadgets. They are highly trained. They are nearly invisible. And they love cheese".--

Dec 29, 2020
The Shrinking of Treehorn by Heide, Florence Parry/ Gorey, Edward (ILT)/ Smith, Lane (FRW) The Shrinking of Treehorn

Jan 7, 2021
The smartest kid in the universe by Grabenstein, Chris, author. The smartest kid in the universe

When seventh-grader Jake McQuade mistakes the world's first ingestible knowledge pills for jelly beans, he suddenly knows all about physics and geometry and can speak Swahili (though Spanish would be a lot more useful)--but his sort-of girlfriend Grace thinks they can use his new found brilliance to save their middle school from the new principal, who is conspiring to get it shut down.

Dec 29, 2020
The spacedog cometh by Marciano, Johnny, author. The spacedog cometh

Jan 11, 2021
The thirteenth fairy by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author. The thirteenth fairy

Real life and fairy tales collide in The Thirteenth Fairy, book one in the new middle-grade Never After series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz. Nothing ever happens in Cara Jefferson-Cho's sleepy little suburban town of North Pasadena. The sun shines every day, the grass is always a perfect green, and while her progressive school swears there's no such thing as bullying, she still feels bummed out. But one day, when Cara is walking home on her own, something strange

Dec 29, 2020
The tower of Nero by Riordan, Rick, author. The tower of Nero

Will the Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth in the pathetic mortal form of a teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, finally regain his place on Mount Olympus? In the fifth and final installment of Rick Riordan's New York Times bestselling series, these highly anticipated questions and more will be answered for all eager demigods.

Jan 11, 2021
These unlucky stars by McDunn, Gillian, author. These unlucky stars

According to eleven-year-old Annie, luck is never on her side causing her to be somewhat of a loner, but after some prodding by her social studies teacher Annie relunctantly tries her fortune at making friends.

Jan 12, 2021
Trapped in Hitler's web by Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author. Trapped in Hitler's web

Maria and her friend Nathan flee their Nazi-occupied Ukrainian town, hoping to earn wages and avoid starvation as foreign workers in Austria, but they are quickly separated and Maria waits out the war as a farm laborer.

Dec 29, 2020
Wanda Seasongood and the almost perfect lie by Lurie, Susan (Susan L.), author. Wanda Seasongood and the almost perfect lie

Wanda Seasongood and the talking bluebird Voltaire undertake a mission to enter the Scary Wood and save Wanda's older sister Wren, who was kidnapped by the evil witch Raymunda.

Dec 22, 2020
What You Don't Know - A Story of Liberated Childhood by Higginbotham, Anastasia/ Higginbotham, Anastasia (ILT) What You Don't Know - A Story of Liberated Childhood

Jan 12, 2021
Where the Red Fern Grows - The Story of Two Dogs and a Boy by Rawls, Wilson Where the Red Fern Grows - The Story of Two Dogs and a Boy

Jan 7, 2021
Who is the bucks bandit? by Loveless, Gina, author. Who is the bucks bandit?

Publisher's description.

Dec 30, 2020
Wish trap by Chapman, Linda, author. Wish trap

Publisher's description.

Dec 29, 2020