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A flicker of courage - tales of triumph and disaster! by Caletti, Deb, author. A flicker of courage - tales of triumph and disaster!

"Four ordinary kids must find the courage to face their town's evil leader when he turns their friend into a naked lizard, prompting an extraordinary adventure"--

Jan 29, 2020
A galaxy of sea stars by Ferruolo, Jeanne Zulick, author. A galaxy of sea stars

Izzy struggles with her parents' separation, starting middle school, and more, but especially the effect her friendship with her Muslim neighbor, Sitara, has on her best friends, Zelda and Piper.

Feb 12, 2020
A guard dog named Honey by Orenstein, Denise Gosliner, 1950- author. A guard dog named Honey

When her older brother is arrested on her eleventh birthday, Bean Wright is devastated, and determined to raise the bail money that their mother does not have; the most promising scheme she comes up with is getting a young girl named Phoebe, one of the summer residents, to sell her valuable Mastiff guard dog, Honey--but the scheme takes a dark turn when the buyer turns out to want Honey for dog fighting.

Feb 2, 2020
Accidental trouble magnet by Mian, Zanib, author. Accidental trouble magnet

"Imaginative Omar goes through the ups and downs of starting a new school and making new friends with the help of his wonderful (and silly) Muslim family"--

Feb 4, 2020
Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code by Purtill, Corinne/ Muun, Marina (ILT) Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code

Feb 17, 2020
Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Chokshi, Roshani, author. Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes

After fourteen-year-old Aru Shah and her friends fail to keep a prophecy from the Sleeper, they undergo a rebranding campaign to prove the Pandavas's trustworthiness, but Aru believes they need to focus on finding the Tree of Wishes before the Sleeper andstopping war between the devas and the demons.

Feb 4, 2020
Before the sword by Lin, Grace, author. Before the sword

An original tale, inspired by legends of Mulan Hua and popularized by Disney. When her sister is bitten by a poisonous spider, Mulan travels with a healer to find a flower from which the antidote can be made to save her sister's life.

Feb 6, 2020
Beginners welcome - a novel by Baldwin, Cindy, author. Beginners welcome - a novel

Starting to emerge from her shell in the months after devastating losses, Annie Lee takes piano lessons from an elderly mall pianist before his disappearance forces her to break a promise to a new friend.

Feb 13, 2020
Bella's Story by Cameron, W. Bruce Bella's Story

Feb 12, 2020
Beneath the weeping clouds by Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn, author. Beneath the weeping clouds

"Storm Herd will have to join forces with the humans they have long-feared to save Rahkki and defeat the giants"--

Feb 4, 2020
Blue Skies by Bustard, Anne Blue Skies

Feb 12, 2020
Brave by Shotz, Jennifer Li, author. Brave

When twelve-year-old Dylan rescues Brave, he knows it will take hard work, patience, and training to convince his parents that he can keep the skittish stray dog.

Feb 12, 2020
Brown by Øvreås, Håkon, 1974- author. Brown

With help from his recently-deceased grandfather, new friends and their superhero alter egos, and some paint, Rusty stops the bullies who have been terrorizing their small town.

Jan 27, 2020
Brown by Øvreås, Håkon, 1974- author. Brown

With help from his recently-deceased grandfather, new friends and their superhero alter egos, and some paint, Rusty stops the bullies who have been terrorizing their small town.

Feb 14, 2020
Chirp by Messner, Kate, author. Chirp

Moving to Vermont the summer after seventh grade, a young gymnast hides a secret as she makes new friends and investigates her grandmother's claim that someone is trying to destroy her cricket farm.--

Feb 5, 2020
City Spies by Ponti, James City Spies

Feb 2, 2020
Could you escape the Tower of London? - an interactive survival adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Could you escape the Tower of London? - an interactive survival adventure

Your survival depends on making the right choices at key moments when you are eager to escape from the Tower of London.

Feb 11, 2020
Could you survive the Cretaceous period? - an interactive prehistoric adventure by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Could you survive the Cretaceous period? - an interactive prehistoric adventure

The reader's choices determine whether two classmates will survive after being mysteriously transported back in time to when exotic plants towered overhead and giant rat-like creatures scuttled on the ground.

Feb 12, 2020
Could you survive the Ice Age? - an interactive prehistoric adventure by Hoena, B. A, author. Could you survive the Ice Age? - an interactive prehistoric adventure

The reader's choices determine whether three friends will survive after being mysteriously transported back in time to when the climate was cold and saber-toothed cats and wooly mammoths roamed the land.

Feb 12, 2020
Could you survive the Jurassic period? - an interactive prehistoric adventure by Doeden, Matt, author. Could you survive the Jurassic period? - an interactive prehistoric adventure

The reader's choices determine whether three friends will survive after being mysteriously transported back in time to when huge insects swarmed the skies and fearsome dinosaurs ruled.

Feb 12, 2020
Could you survive the New Stone Age? - an interactive prehistoric adventure by Troupe, Thomas Kingsley, author. Could you survive the New Stone Age? - an interactive prehistoric adventure

The reader's choices determine whether three friends will survive after being mysteriously transported back in time to the Neolithic Era, when humans were first learning to farm and harvest and to domesticate animals.

Feb 12, 2020
Crushing the red flowers by Voigt Kaplan, Jennifer, author. Crushing the red flowers

Two boys forge a brief and dangerous alliance in 1938 Germany. Friedrich Weber is a 12-year-old member of the Jungvolk in Hannover. Membership is mandatory if quietly reluctant on his part. Emil Rosen is a 12-year-old Jewish boy in Hannover. Restrictions on Jewish life are coming into force, but Emil is still required to practice the piano and study for his bar mitzvah. The two cross paths at a remote spot on the Leine River, Emil finding peace there and Friedrich remembering that it was his pap

Jan 30, 2020
Cursed by Calonita, Jen Cursed

Feb 12, 2020
Daisy and the deadly flu - a 1918 influenza survival story by Gilbert, Julie, 1976- author. Daisy and the deadly flu - a 1918 influenza survival story

Fourteen-year-old Daisy Meyer is angry and frustrated with her world: her German American town, New Ulm, is under surveillance, her father's newspaper was forced to shut down for criticizing the United States' entry into World War I, her beloved older sister Elsie's fiance´ is deployed to France, and she deeply resents her stepmother--but worse is coming, because this is October 1918, and influenza is about to descend on her home and family, and it is not certain who will survive.

Jan 30, 2020
Darkness of Dragons by Sutherland, Tui Darkness of Dragons

Feb 2, 2020
Do fish sleep? by Raschke, Jens, 1970- author. Do fish sleep?

Ten-year-old Jette wrestles with the death of her younger brother, Emil, at age six, recalling special times they had together, his long-term illness, and his funeral, as well as her parents' grief.

Jan 27, 2020
Don't tell the Nazis - a novel by Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author. Don't tell the Nazis - a novel

It is June 1941 and after the brutal rule of the Soviets the people of Krystia's small Ukrainian village are inclined to look on the German invaders as liberators; but soon the Nazis start rounding up Jewish Ukrainians, and Krystia is faced with a terrible choice--risk everything by helping her Jewish friends and neighbors to hide, or save herself and her family by doing nothing.

Jan 29, 2020
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

During a California earthquake Dorothy falls into the underground Land of the Manaboos where she again meets the Wizard of Oz.

Feb 17, 2020
Double cross by McMullen, Beth, 1969- author. Double cross

While participating in the Challenge at Briar Academy, Abby and friends learn that their nemesis is using Briar as headquarters for planning an attack, and that the Ghost has inside help.

Feb 13, 2020
Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest by Purtill, Corinne/ Mello, Eugenia (ILT) Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest

Feb 17, 2020
Dragonslayer by Sutherland, Tui Dragonslayer

Feb 2, 2020
Efrén divided - a novel by Cisneros, Ernesto, author. Efrén divided - a novel

While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efre´n Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish words.

Feb 12, 2020
Escape from Hat by Kline, Adam/ Taylor, Brian (ILT) Escape from Hat

Feb 12, 2020
Escaping Peril by Sutherland, Tui Escaping Peril

Feb 2, 2020
Farah rocks fifth grade by Darraj, Susan Muaddi, author. Farah rocks fifth grade

Fifth-grader Farah Hajjar and her best friend Allie Liu are hoping to go to the Magnet Academy for their middle school years, instead of Harbortown Elementary/Middle School; but when a new girl Dana Denver starts tormenting Farah and her younger brother,Samir, she decides she can not leave Samir to face the bully alone, especially since the adults and even Allie do not seem to be taking the matter seriously--so Farah comes up with a plan, one which involves lying to those closest to her.

Feb 2, 2020
Farah rocks fifth grade by Darraj, Susan Muaddi, author. Farah rocks fifth grade

Fifth-grader Farah Hajjar and her best friend Allie Liu are hoping to go to the Magnet Academy for their middle school years, instead of Harbortown Elementary/Middle School; but when a new girl Dana Denver starts tormenting Farah and her younger brother, Samir, she decides she can not leave Samir to face the bully alone, especially since the adults and even Allie do not seem to be taking the matter seriously--so Farah comes up with a plan, one which involves lying to those closest to her.

Feb 12, 2020
Fenway and Hattie in the wild by Coe, Victoria J., author. Fenway and Hattie in the wild

"Fenway gets a taste of the wild when he goes on a back-to-school camping trip with Hattie where they both feel nervous about being the new kid"--

Jan 31, 2020
Fins - A Sharks Incorporated Novel by White, Randy Wayne Fins - A Sharks Incorporated Novel

Feb 12, 2020
Fish in a tree by Hunt, Lynda Mullaly, author. Fish in a tree

Sixth-grader Ally excels at covering the fact that she cannot read, but at her seventh school in as many years she is challenged to admit she needs help.

Feb 4, 2020
Fly back, Agnes by Atkinson, E. J. (Elizabeth Jane), 1961- author. Fly back, Agnes

Twelve-year-old Agnes hates everything about herself, starting with her name, so while spending a summer with her father, a cellist, she decides to become someone else.

Feb 12, 2020
From the desk of Zoe Washington by Marks, Janae, author. From the desk of Zoe Washington

"Avid baker Zoe Washington receives a letter on her twelfth birthday from her biological father, who is in prison for a terrible crime"--

Feb 12, 2020
Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! by Kapit, Sarah Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!

Feb 2, 2020
Gloom town by Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard), 1959- author. Gloom town

Twelve-year-old Rory and his friend Izzy try to foil the plans of Lord Foxglove, for whom Rory works as a valet, and his inhuman accomplices from taking over the world.

Feb 2, 2020
Gold Rush Girl by Avi Gold Rush Girl

Feb 2, 2020
Heidi Heckelbeck Pool Party! by Coven, Wanda/ Burris, Priscilla (ILT) Heidi Heckelbeck Pool Party!

Feb 13, 2020
Here in the real world by Pennypacker, Sara, 1951- author. Here in the real world

Immersing himself in a fantasy world of knights and chivalry, introverted Ware is sent to a summer camp designed around social interactions and begins building a castle-like private space while clashing with a fellow misfit.

Feb 4, 2020
Home games by Markovits, Benjamin, author. Home games

"Twelve-year-old Ben is a shy, quiet kid. His life isn't perfect, but he feels at home in his New York City apartment. Then his dad takes a job in London, and everything changes. His parents separate, and Ben's mom moves them back to her hometown of Austin, Texas. Ben's simple life is suddenly complicated. He misses his apartment, his best friend, Jake, and his dad. Then he meets Mabley, who becomes a bright spot to Ben's day. But when his mom starts working at his new school and making friends

Feb 14, 2020
Homer's Excellent Adventure by Hoover, P. J. Homer's Excellent Adventure

Feb 12, 2020
How to Disappear Completely by Standish, Ali How to Disappear Completely

Feb 12, 2020
If We Were Giants by Matthews, Dave/ Smith, Clete Barrett/ Caparo, Antonio Javier (ILT) If We Were Giants

Feb 12, 2020
In the Red by Swiedler, Christopher In the Red

Feb 12, 2020
Itch by Farquhar, Polly, author. Itch

Ohio sixth-grader Isaac "Itch" Fitch strives to fit in, but everything seems to be going wrong, even before a school lunch trade sends his best friend, Sydney, to the hospital.

Feb 12, 2020
Jelly by Cotterill, Jo, author. Jelly

Twelve-year-old Jelly, who hides her true self behind her humor, finds the courage to share who she really is when she performs one of her poems as a song at the school talent show.

Feb 2, 2020
June's Wild Flight by Brallier, Max/ Holgate, Douglas (ILT) June's Wild Flight

Feb 2, 2020
Kabumpo in Oz by Thompson, Ruth Plumly, 1893-1976. Kabumpo in Oz

Feb 17, 2020
Kenzie Kickstarts a Team by Rosewater, Kit/ Escabasse, Sophie Kenzie Kickstarts a Team

Feb 2, 2020
Leaving Lymon by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Leaving Lymon

Raised by his grandparents, first in Mississippi then in Wisconsin, ten-year-old Lymon moves to Chicago in 1945 to live with the mother he never knew, while yearning for his father.

Feb 2, 2020
Lexi Magill and the teleportation tournament by Long, Kim (Kim D.), 1971- author. Lexi Magill and the teleportation tournament

Twelve-year-old physics whiz Lexi Magill won't let anything stop her from winning Wisconsin's Teleportation Tournament-- the annual competition where teams teleport around the world to solve STEAM-based puzzles. She needs the prize money if she wants to re-enroll in the science academy her parents can no longer afford. Added bonus: she'll be able to reconnect with her best friend Haley. But Lexi's two teammates put a wrench in her plans. When one misreads a clue that lands the team in a castle i

Feb 2, 2020
Lexi Magill and the teleportation tournament by Long, Kim (Kim D.), 1971- author. Lexi Magill and the teleportation tournament

Twelve-year-old physics whiz Lexi Magill won't let anything stop her from winning Wisconsin's Teleportation Tournament-- the annual competition where teams teleport around the world to solve STEAM-based puzzles. She needs the prize money if she wants to re-enroll in the science academy her parents can no longer afford. Added bonus: she'll be able to reconnect with her best friend Haley. But Lexi's two teammates put a wrench in her plans. When one misreads a clue that lands the team in a castle i

Feb 14, 2020
Lily and the great quake - a San Francisco earthquake survival story by Bybee, Veeda, author. Lily and the great quake - a San Francisco earthquake survival story

Just turned twelve, Lily is the oldest of the three children in her Chinese American family living in San Francisco when the 1906 earthquake hits; her family has survived the quake, but as the city starts to burn Lily and her younger brother are separated from the others and must get to the safety of Oakland across the bay and hope that the rest of their family and friends are there waiting for them--but between the fire and the anti-Chinese violence it is not certain that any of them will survi

Jan 30, 2020
Lily to the Rescue by Cameron, W. Bruce/ Meyer, Jennifer L. (ILT) Lily to the Rescue

Feb 12, 2020
Lily to the Rescue by Cameron, W. Bruce/ Meyer, Jennifer L. (ILT) Lily to the Rescue

Feb 12, 2020
Madam C.J. Walker builds a business by Millner, Denene, author. Madam C.J. Walker builds a business

When Sarah's hair falls out, her search for the right products leads her to invent something better than what she's used before and inspires her start her own business.

Feb 17, 2020
Mañanaland by Ryan, Pam Muñoz, author. Mañanaland

Twelve-year-old Max, who loves the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow, sets out on a dangerous quest to discover if he is true of heart and what the future holds, armed with a treasured compass, a mysterious stone rubbing, and Buelo's legend as his only guides.

Feb 2, 2020
Mary and the Trail of Tears - a Cherokee removal survival story by Rogers, Andrea L., author. Mary and the Trail of Tears - a Cherokee removal survival story

It is June first and twelve-year-old Mary does not really understand what is happening: she does not understand the hatred and greed of the white men who are forcing her Cherokee family out of their home in New Echota, Georgia, capital of the Cherokee Nation, and trying to steal what few things they are allowed to take with them, she does not understand why a soldier killed her grandfather--and she certainly does not understand how she, her sister, and her mother, are going to survive the 1000 m

Jan 29, 2020
Mary underwater by Doleski, Shannon, author. Mary underwater

Gaining courage from Joan of Arc, fourteen-year-old Mary Murphy navigates the waters of Chesapeake Bay in a submersible built with her friend, Kip, escaping the home where her violent father has just returned from prison. Includes facts about domestic violence and submersibles.

Feb 12, 2020
Me and Banksy by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author. Me and Banksy

When someone hacks into her school's security videos and broadcasts students at embarrassing moments, Dominica expresses her anger through grafitti, and then wonders if she might use her artistic talent to do something about the problem.

Feb 12, 2020
Middle School Bites by Banks, Steven/ Fearing, Mark (ILT) Middle School Bites

Feb 2, 2020
Middle school's a drag - you better werk! by Howard, Greg (Gregory Steven), author. Middle school's a drag - you better werk!

In Charleston, South Carolina, a young business entrepreneur, newly out as gay, starts his own junior talent agency and signs a thirteen-year-old aspiring drag queen as his first client.

Feb 2, 2020
Middle school's a drag - you better werk! by Howard, Greg (Gregory Steven), author. Middle school's a drag - you better werk!

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Feb 12, 2020
Midnight on Strange Street by Ormsbee, Katie, author. Midnight on Strange Street

After a tight-knit group of friends on a glowboarding team discovers each has telepathic abilities, they catch the attention of Mr. Jensen, the most powerful man in Callaway, Texas, and extraterrestrial forces, as well.

Feb 12, 2020
Miss Impossible by Cala, Caroline, author. Miss Impossible

Malia, Dot, and Bree get a much older--and scarier--client than they expected, but looks can be deceiving.

Feb 12, 2020
Moon Rising by Sutherland, Tui Moon Rising

Feb 2, 2020
My Life As a Potato by Costner, Arianne My Life As a Potato

Feb 12, 2020
Nazi prison camp escape by Burgan, Michael, author. Nazi prison camp escape

"The epic story of William Ash and the escape from Stalag Luft III German POW camp during World War II"--

Feb 12, 2020
Nessie quest by Savage, Melissa (Melissa D.), author. Nessie quest

Twelve-year-old Ru reluctantly joins her parents in Scotland for the summer, where she and new friends Dax and Hammy Beans search for the Loch Ness Monster.

Feb 2, 2020
Nessie quest by Savage, Melissa (Melissa D.), author. Nessie quest

Twelve-year-old Ru reluctantly joins her parents in Scotland for the summer, where she and new friends Dax and Hammy Beans search for the Loch Ness Monster.

Feb 13, 2020
Nikki Tesla and the fellowship of the bling by Keating, Jess, author. Nikki Tesla and the fellowship of the bling

When Mary Shelley is kidnapped by a mad scientist, Nikki Tesla and the other members of the Genius Academy team are forced to agree to steal a priceless, lethal high-tech ring in order to free her; but Nikki also plans to use the heist to get closer to her long-lost father who claims he is not the criminal mastermind she believes him to be.

Feb 12, 2020
Parked by Svetcov, Danielle, author. Parked

"Newly homeless Jeanne Ann and wealthy Cal form a vital friendship as they both search for stability and community, finding it through love of books, art, and food"--

Feb 4, 2020
Pippa Park raises her game by Yun, Erin, author. Pippa Park raises her game

Life is full of great expectations for Korean American Pippa Park. It seems like everyone, from her family to the other kids at school, has a plan for how her life should look. So when Pippa gets a mysterious basketball scholarship to Lakeview Private, she jumps at the chance to reinvent herself by following the "Rules of Cool." At Lakeview, Pippa juggles old and new friends, an unrequited crush, and the pressure to perform academically and athletically while keeping her past and her family's la

Jan 30, 2020
Poppy by Shotz, Jennifer Li Poppy

Feb 12, 2020
Power play by McMullen, Beth, 1969- author. Power play

When the creator of a new, popular reality game is kidnapped, Abigail Hunter and her friends go on their first official mission for The Center and if they are lucky they might just save the world.

Feb 17, 2020
Quinn and the Quiet, Quiet by Dowding, Philippa, 1963- author. Quinn and the Quiet, Quiet

After noticing that all the children at the Work Centre making the Blue Brick are thin and turning blue, twelve-year-old Quinn Fleet is recruited by a renegade Work Bot and an officer named Quinn to lead the NewBlues to the safety of the Quiet, Quiet.

Feb 12, 2020
Red Menace by Ruby, Lois Red Menace

Feb 2, 2020
Rick by Gino, Alex, author. Rick

Eleven-year-old Rick Ramsey has generally gone along with everybody, just not making waves, even though he is increasingly uncomfortable with his father's jokes about girls, and his best friend's explicit talk about sex; but now in middle school he discovers the Rainbow Spectrum club, where kids of many genders and identities can express themselves--and maybe among them he can find new friends and discover his own identity, which may just be to opt out of sex altogether.

Feb 12, 2020
Rupert's tales. A book of bedtime stories by Kyrja, author. Rupert's tales. A book of bedtime stories

"An enchanting collection of four rhyming bedtime stories, children will be encouraged to discover new ways of exploring and directing dreamtime that comes naturally from their minds and hearts. Meet the very tired and hungry Brody the bat who helps Rupert learn about going to sleep, and a colorful dragon that knows all about dreaming. Merissa the Mermaid and Flora the Frog are the perfect duo to talk about sending bad dreams away and the Guardian of Dreams is there to protect dreamers as they s

Feb 19, 2020
Rupert's tales. Learning magick by Kyrja, author. Rupert's tales. Learning magick

Follow the adventures of Rupert the rabbit as he learns that intentions and imagination are two of the most important ingredients in all things magickal. In "Tools of the Craft," Rupert meets a family who has come to teach their children about tools they use in crafting magick. "Rupert's Magickal Imagination" has him watching children practicing using their intentions when one of them wonders what happens if you don't believe in magick. With two rhyming stories and 23 vibrant illustrations, this

Feb 19, 2020
Rupert's tales. Rupert helps clean up by Kyrja, author. Rupert's tales. Rupert helps clean up

With the help of human, animal, and fairy friends, Rupert learns about reducing, reusing, and recycling.

Feb 19, 2020
Sal & Gabi break the universe by Hernandez, Carlos Alberto, author. Sal & Gabi break the universe

In order to heal after his mother's death, thirteen-year-old Sal learns to reach into time and space to retrieve things--and people--from other universes.

Jan 27, 2020
Sam saves the night by Simpson, Shari, author. Sam saves the night

Chronic sleepwalker Samantha "Sam" Fife, thirteen, discovers a whole world of disembodied SleepWakers after undergoing an experimental treatment.

Feb 12, 2020
Sarah journeys west - an Oregon Trail survival story by Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author. Sarah journeys west - an Oregon Trail survival story

In 1851 twelve-year-old Sarah is a free Black, happy living with her parents, grandparents, and brother on their own farm in Iowa; but her father has been bitten by the gold bug and wants to take the trail west to California, and after some argument it is decided that the the grandparents will stay on the farm, but the rest of the family will go; the journey will be difficult and dangerous, but if they survive extreme weather, difficult terrain, illness, and the racism of others in the group the

Jan 31, 2020
Show me a sign by LeZotte, Ann Clare, author. Show me a sign

It is 1805 and Mary Lambert has always felt safe among the deaf community of Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard where practically everyone communicates in a shared sign language, but recent events have shattered her life; her brother George has died, land disputes between English settlers and the Wampanoag people are becoming increasingly bitter, and a "scientist" determined to discover the origins of the islands' widespread deafness has decided she makes the perfect "live specimen"--and kidnapped he

Feb 12, 2020
Sisterland by Simukka, Salla, 1981- author. Sisterland

From a world where winter never seems to end, eleven-year-old Alice falls into a land of summer, meets her soul-sister Marissa, and works with her to overcome powerful Queen Lili.

Jan 29, 2020
Slamdown Town by Nicoll, Maxwell, author. Slamdown Town

A birthday wish and vintage chewing gum transform eleven-year-old Ollie into wrestler Big Chew, which might win back his older brother's respect but destroy his friendship with best friend Tamiko.

Feb 2, 2020
Slamdown Town by Nicoll, Maxwell, author. Slamdown Town

A birthday wish and vintage chewing gum transform eleven-year-old Ollie into wrestler Big Chew, which might win back his older brother's respect but destroy his friendship with best friend Tamiko.

Feb 14, 2020
Starborn - a Dragonborn novel by Forward, Toby, 1950- author. Starborn - a Dragonborn novel

When Ash escapes from her prison, the fate of the world falls to wizard apprentices Sam and Tamrin, their dragon Starback, and an unlikely ally, a roffle named Tadpole, who must find the courage to fight the diabolical wizard or all the magic in the world could disappear forever.

Feb 12, 2020
Starborn - a Dragonborn novel by Forward, Toby, 1950- author. Starborn - a Dragonborn novel

When Ash escapes from her prison, the fate of the world falls to wizard apprentices Sam and Tamrin, their dragon Starback, and an unlikely ally, a roffle named Tadpole, who must find the courage to fight the diabolical wizard or all the magic in the world could disappear forever.

Feb 12, 2020
Stella Díaz never gives up by Dominguez, Angela, author. Stella Díaz never gives up

Stella is excited to visit the ocean on her family trip to Mexico, but when she learns that the sea and its life forms are in danger due to pollution, she vows to make a difference in her community.

Feb 2, 2020
Storm dog by Shotz, Jennifer Li, author. Storm dog

When Scout and his master Matt arrive in Puerto Rico in the wake of a hurricane, the dog they are fostering, Rosita, runs off into the forest, prompting Scout and Matt to go in after her.

Feb 12, 2020
Sunnyside Plaza by Simon, Scott, author. Sunnyside Plaza

While helping police officers Esther and Lon investigate a suspicious death at her group home, nineteen-year-old Sal Miyake, who is mentally challenged, gains insights into herself and makes new friends.

Feb 12, 2020
Talons of Power by Sutherland, Tui Talons of Power

Feb 2, 2020
Taylor Before and After by Englund, Jennie Taylor Before and After

Feb 13, 2020
That's what friends do by Barnhart, Cathleen, author. That's what friends do

Told in two voices, middle-schoolers Sammie and David's long-term friendship is endangered when new student Luke begins flirting with Sammie just when David decides to confess his crush on her.

Feb 12, 2020
The Bad Guys in the baddest day ever by Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator. The Bad Guys in the baddest day ever

"All hail Crown Prince Marmalade! Surrender to his evil magnificence! Kneel before his butt-handed glory! Or... like... DON'T! The Bad Guys and even Badder Girls might have been knocked down, but does that mean they'll stay down? No way, chicos! Pull on your party pants -- it's the ultimate battle between Bad and BAAAAAAD!" --

Jan 30, 2020
The best at it by Pancholy, Maulik, 1974- author. The best at it

"Rahul Kapoor is heading into seventh grade in a small town in Indiana. The start of middle school is making him feel increasingly anxious, so his favorite person in the whole world, his grandfather Bhai, gives him some well-meaning advice: Find one thing you're really good at. And become the BEST at it. Those four little words sear themselves into Rahul's brain. While he's not quite sure what that special thing is, he is convinced that once he finds it, bullies like Brent Mason will stop tortur

Feb 14, 2020
The Blackbird Girls by Blankman, Anne The Blackbird Girls

Feb 4, 2020
The Body Under the Piano by Jocelyn, Marthe/ Follath, Isabelle (ILT) The Body Under the Piano

Feb 4, 2020
The book you're not supposed to have by Pastis, Stephan, author, illustrator. The book you're not supposed to have

Timmy Failure is banished from practicing his detective skills in the wake of a missing tooth, a teachers' strike, and his mother's romance with a doorman, situations further complicated by the disappearance of his private notebook.

Feb 4, 2020
The book you're not supposed to have by Pastis, Stephan, author, illustrator. The book you're not supposed to have

Timmy Failure is banished from practicing his detective skills in the wake of a missing tooth, a teachers' strike, and his mother's romance with a doorman, situations further complicated by the disappearance of his private notebook.

Feb 4, 2020
The Brightest Night by Sutherland, Tui The Brightest Night

Feb 4, 2020
The Dark Secret by Sutherland, Tui The Dark Secret

Feb 2, 2020
The deceivers by Haddix, Margaret Peterson, author. The deceivers

Told from separate viewpoints, as Finn, Emma, and Chess Greystone and Natalie Mayhew, ages eight to thirteen, continue their quest to rescue their mothers they must return to the alternate dimension where truth is illegal.

Feb 12, 2020
The Dragon Egg Princess by Oh, Ellen The Dragon Egg Princess

Feb 12, 2020
The Dragonet Prophecy by Sutherland, Tui The Dragonet Prophecy

Feb 2, 2020
The Elephant by Carnavas, Peter/ Carnavas, Peter (ILT) The Elephant

Feb 12, 2020
The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow by Ilett, Emily The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow

Feb 2, 2020
The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Anderson, Sophie The Girl Who Speaks Bear

Feb 2, 2020
The Great Upending by Kephart, Beth The Great Upending

Feb 12, 2020
The hall of fame heist by Lupica, Mike, author. The hall of fame heist

When they go on a field trip to a pop-up museum sponsored by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, eight-year-old twins Zach and Zoe discover an empty display case and with the help of their friends, they figure out what happened.

Feb 12, 2020
The hall of fame heist by Lupica, Mike, author. The hall of fame heist

When they go on a field trip to a pop-up museum sponsored by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, eight-year-old twins Zach and Zoe discover an empty display case and with the help of their friends, they figure out what happened.

Feb 12, 2020
The Hidden Kingdom by Sutherland, Tui The Hidden Kingdom

Feb 2, 2020
The Hive Queen by Sutherland, Tui The Hive Queen

Feb 2, 2020
The imaginaries - little scraps of larger stories by Martin, Emily Winfield, author. The imaginaries - little scraps of larger stories

"A collection of illustrated scenes with corresponding stories set in the worlds of Emily Winfield Martin"--

Feb 4, 2020
The Last Kids on Earth Survival Guide by Brallier, Max/ Holgate, Douglas (ILT) The Last Kids on Earth Survival Guide

Feb 2, 2020
The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane by O'Shaughnessy, Kate The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane

Feb 12, 2020
The Lost Continent by Sutherland, Tui The Lost Continent

Feb 2, 2020
The Lost Heir by Sutherland, Tui The Lost Heir

Feb 2, 2020
The lost tide warriors by Doyle, Catherine, 1990- author. The lost tide warriors

Deserted by his magic, Fionn Boyle, Storm Keeper of Arranmore, sees the island beginning to wither and illness sweeping the land and must find a way to summon Dagda's army of merrows.

Jan 30, 2020
The magnificent monsters of Cedar Street by Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author. The magnificent monsters of Cedar Street

Cordelia Clay loves the work she and her father do together: saving and healing the remarkable creatures around Boston at the end of the nineteenth century. Their home on Cedar Street is full to the brim with dragons, squelches, and diggles, and Cordelia loves every one of them. But their work must be kept a secret, others aren't welcoming to outsiders and immigrants, so what would the people of Boston do to the creatures they call 'monsters'? One morning, Cordelia awakens to discover that her f

Feb 14, 2020
The Map of Stars by Ruby, Laura The Map of Stars

Feb 12, 2020
The Midnight Hour by Read, Benjamin/ Trinder, Laura The Midnight Hour

Feb 12, 2020
The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Khoury, Jessica, 1990- author. The Mystwick School of Musicraft

Twelve-year-old Amelia gets the opportunity to attend a boarding school and learn how to use music to create magic, hoping to become a Maestro like her deceased mother.

Feb 2, 2020
The Oddyssey by Slavin, David/ Lane, Adam J. B. (ILT)/ Weitzman, Daniel The Oddyssey

Feb 2, 2020
The Only Black Girls in Town by Colbert, Brandy The Only Black Girls in Town

Feb 2, 2020
The Peacock Detectives by Nugent, Carly The Peacock Detectives

Feb 2, 2020
The phoenix of destiny - an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure by Stilton, Geronimo, author. The phoenix of destiny - an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure

Geronimo Stilton is summoned back to the Kingdom of Fantasy, but he finds Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, surrounded by dark fairies and behaving very coldly--and it is up to Geronimo to figure out just what is going on and find the allies he needs to freeBlossom from the evil spell that is affecting her.

Feb 13, 2020
The Poison Jungle by Sutherland, Tui The Poison Jungle

Feb 2, 2020
The queen bee and me by McDunn, Gillian, author. The queen bee and me

Twelve-year-old Meg is anxious about growing apart from her best friend Beatrix, but she is also interested in learning about the quirky new student Hazel and her backyard beehive.

Feb 12, 2020
The Robot Who Knew Too Much by Young, Mark/ Young, Mark (CRT)/ Epelbaum, Mariano (ILT) The Robot Who Knew Too Much

Feb 12, 2020
The Secret Deep by Galvin, Lindsay The Secret Deep

Feb 2, 2020
The Star Dunes by Trueit, Trudi The Star Dunes

Feb 2, 2020
The story seeker by Tubb, Kristin O'Donnell, author. The story seeker

Twelve-year-old Viviani Fedeler, proud resident of the New York Public Library, has her sights set on becoming a star reporter. She's thrilled when Miss Hutch announces a story contest where the winner gets their essay printed in the New York Times! But then Viviani gets her first-ever case of writer's block. As she struggles to find inspiration, the library is hit with a strange mystery involving overdue books, secret messages, and perhaps a spy lurking among the shelves... Will Viviani be abl

Jan 30, 2020
The wheel of the year. Samhain, Yule, Imbolc, Ostara by Kyrja. The wheel of the year. Samhain, Yule, Imbolc, Ostara

Rupert learns about the Wheel of the Year and other Pagan traditions.

Feb 19, 2020
The Wonder of Wildflowers by Staniszewski, Anna The Wonder of Wildflowers

Feb 2, 2020
Thea Stilton and the Black Forest burglary by Thea Stilton and the Black Forest burglary

While attending the Festival of Time in Germany, the Thea sisters investigate the theft of a famous clock.

Jan 30, 2020
Thea Stilton and the treasure seekers - the compass of the stars by Stilton, Thea, author. Thea Stilton and the treasure seekers - the compass of the stars

The Thea sisters continue the search for the seven ancient treasures, using the clues found in Aurora Beatrix Lane's travel diary to find a fabulous emerald which once belonged to Cleopatra--a quest that leads them from Moscow, to the Sahara, and finallyBolivia.

Feb 12, 2020
There's a Dragon in My Boot by Nicoll, Tom/ Horne, Sarah (ILT) There's a Dragon in My Boot

Feb 12, 2020
There's a dragon in my toilet! by Nicoll, Tom, author. There's a dragon in my toilet!

"Just when Pan the Mini-Dragon is starting to feel like Eric's bedroom is home, his grouchy aunt and uncle turn up on a rescue mission. When he refuses to go back with them, they REALLY cause a stink! Will Pan manage to get them off his tail and avoid a trip through the sewers?"--

Feb 19, 2020
Things Seen from Above by Pearsall, Shelley/ Jin, Xingye (ILT) Things Seen from Above

Feb 12, 2020
Things You Can't Say by Bishop, Jenn Things You Can't Say

Feb 12, 2020
Trouble River by Byars, Betsy Cromer. Trouble River

When he builds his raft, a twelve-year-old boy never dreams that it will serve as the sole means of escape for him and his grandmother when hostile Indians threaten their prairie cabin.

Feb 17, 2020
True to your selfie by McCafferty, Megan, author. True to your selfie

Twelve-year-old Ella has not even started seventh grade yet, but she has already been drawn into the fire of social media, because for some unknown reason "popular" Morgan has designated her as a best friend and has ambitious plans to turn "Morgan and Ella" into an online sensation; but the role of Morgan's best friend comes with a lot of sacrifices, like dropping her own best friend Sophie, and letting Morgan organize Ella's life around their "brand," and soon Ella starts to wonder if popularit

Jan 31, 2020
Twilight Hauntings by Sage, Angie Twilight Hauntings

Feb 2, 2020
Two Little Piggies by Cameron, W. Bruce/ Meyer, Jennifer L. (ILT) Two Little Piggies

Feb 12, 2020
Two Little Piggies by Cameron, W. Bruce/ Meyer, Jennifer L. (ILT) Two Little Piggies

Feb 12, 2020
Wanda Seasongood and the mostly true secret by Lurie, Susan (Susan L.), author. Wanda Seasongood and the mostly true secret

"Wanda doesn't fit in with her family and is always searching for clues about her past. On her eleventh birthday, a talking bluebird named Voltaire shows up and takes her on a quest through the Scary Wood to find her true parents"--

Feb 6, 2020
Wannabe Farms by McCann, Brian (Brian Collins), author. Wannabe Farms

Interlaced, illustrated, rhyming stories introduce Wannabe Farms, where the animals like to wonder and dream, plot and scheme, but must learn the power of adjusted expectations.

Feb 2, 2020
We Could Be Heroes by Finnegan, Margaret We Could Be Heroes

Feb 2, 2020
What stars are made of by Allen, Sarah Elisabeth, author. What stars are made of

Twelve-year-old Libby, born with Turner Syndrome, is determined to win a science contest and use the money to help her older sister's growing family, while surviving middle school.

Feb 13, 2020
Willow Moss and the lost day by Valente, Dominique, author. Willow Moss and the lost day

When Moreg arrives at the Moss's home seeking help from Willow, a finder of lost things, they set out on a journey across Starfell looking for a missing day that could have devastating reprecussions on the kingdom if it is not found.

Feb 12, 2020
Wink by Harrell, Rob, author, illustrator. Wink

After being diagnosed with a rare eye cancer, twelve-year-old Ross discovers how music, art, and true friends can help him survive both treatment and middle school.

Feb 12, 2020
Winter Turning by Sutherland, Tui Winter Turning

Feb 2, 2020
Worse Than Weird by Little, Jody J. Worse Than Weird

Feb 12, 2020
Zero to Hero by Pastis, Stephan Zero to Hero

Feb 4, 2020