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Worlds Apart by Riley, James Worlds Apart

Jan 15, 2018
Wish you were here by Kear, Nicole C., author. Wish you were here

The Fix-It Friends are confronted with loss when their friend's pet passes away. Includes a toolbox about grief and resources for parents.

Jan 15, 2018
Whiskerella by Vernon, Ursula, author, illustrator. Whiskerella

"When a fairy godmouse forces Whiskerella to wear glass slippers and attend balls night after night in search of a happily ever after, it's up to Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to break the spell and save the day"--

Jan 13, 2018
Wed Wabbit by Evans, Lissa Wed Wabbit

Jan 13, 2018
Warrior genius by DiMartino, Michael Dante, author. Warrior genius

In Warrior Genius, author Michael Dante DiMartino delivers rich settings, memorable characters, and edge-of-your-seat action, just as he did in his hit animated show Avatar: The Last Airbender. Fans will be thrilled with this new adventure! For years, Supreme Creator Nerezza has used fear and violence to rule her empire, seeking to eradicate anyone with a Genius. Then, twelve-year-old Giacomo emerged from hiding and joined a young generation of fellow artists paired with Geniuses. Together, they

Jan 13, 2018
Twin trouble by Kent, Jaden, author. Twin trouble

On their journey home, dragons Ella and Owen come across unicorn twins who each believe they are better than their twin, and before they know it the dragons are swept up in the unicorns' quibble and participating in crazy competitions to prove which twinis the best.

Jan 13, 2018
Traitor by Bradford, Chris, author. Traitor

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 13, 2018
Thea Stilton. The Land of Flowers by Thea Stilton. The Land of Flowers

The Seven Roses, magical flowers which bloom forever and which are linked to the health of the Land of Flowers, are dying, and the Thea sisters together with Will Mystery must travel to that land to discover the reason--a journey where every flower seems determined to hinder their passage.

Jan 15, 2018
The witch's glass by Grant, Holly, author. The witch's glass

Members of The League of Beastly Dreadfuls venture to the most forbidden back alleys of Nowhere Special seeking an unbreakable glass cabinet that holds the key to Anastasia's missing grandfather.

Jan 15, 2018
The Wishmakers by Whitesides, Tyler/ Warrick, Jessica (ILT) The Wishmakers

Jan 13, 2018
The wild robot escapes by Brown, Peter, 1979- author, illustrator. The wild robot escapes

After being captured by the Recons and returned to civilization for reprogramming, Roz is sent to Hilltop Farm where she befriends her owner's family and animals, but pines for her son, Brightbill.

Jan 15, 2018
The unicorn quest by Benko, Kamilla, author. The unicorn quest

In an antique-filled mansion, sisters Claire and Sophie find a ladder to the magical land of Arden, where wraiths roam freely, unicorns have disappeared, and the guilds of magic no longer trust each other.

Jan 13, 2018
The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle by Connor, Leslie The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle

Jan 13, 2018
The trials of Morrigan Crow [Large print edition] by Townsend, Jessica, 1985- author. The trials of Morrigan Crow [Large print edition]

"A cursed child destined to die on her eleventh birthday is rescued and whisked away to a secret realm called Nevermoor and given the chance to compete for a place in a prestigious organization called the Wundrous Society"--

Jan 13, 2018
The Terrible two go wild by Barnett, Mac, author. The Terrible two go wild

"School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town: climbing trees, exploring caves, and, yes, pranking. But these leafy, lazy days of mischief darken when bully Josh Barkin and his cadets from a nearby kids' boot camp discover the merrymakers--and vow to destroy them"--

Jan 13, 2018
The stolen crown by Howard, Eva, author. The stolen crown

"Ellie Dray and her League of Archers are keeping Robin Hood's legacy alive by stealing from the rich to help the poor, but when they discover someone is trying to steal the crown, they learn that some things may be out of their league"--

Jan 15, 2018
The Snake Mistake Mystery by McNicoll, Sylvia The Snake Mistake Mystery

Jan 13, 2018
The Sad Puppy by Webb, Holly/ Williams, Sophy (ILT) The Sad Puppy

Jan 13, 2018
The Royal Rabbits of London by Montefiore, Santa, 1970- author. The Royal Rabbits of London

When shy, quiet Shylo overhears the plan of a band of ratzis to embarrass the Queen, he must travel to Buckingham Palace and convince the Royal Rabbits of London to stop them.

Jan 13, 2018
The Royal Island by Pearl, Alexa, 1967- author. The Royal Island

Sasha, Kimani, and Wyatt are flying to the Royal Island, home of Sasha's parents, the King and Queen of flying horses, where Sasha hopes to meet her folks for the first time, but when they encounter a powerful storm that forces them to take shelter on a small island, Sasha's dream of finally seeing her parents is put in jeopardy.

Jan 13, 2018
The Quest of the Cubs by Lasky, Kathryn The Quest of the Cubs

Jan 13, 2018
The Problim Children by Lloyd, Natalie/ Sarda, Julia (ILT) The Problim Children

Jan 13, 2018
The ostrich and other lost things by Hautala, Beth, author. The ostrich and other lost things

Olivia, eleven, has a knack for finding lost things but when she promises her brother, Jacob, that she will find his ostrich, she hopes its return will cure his autism.

Jan 15, 2018
The missing puppy and other tales by Webb, Holly, author. The missing puppy and other tales

Three heartwarming puppy stories to treasure in one book, from best-selling author Holly Webb. Includes The Missing Puppy, The Homeless Puppy, and The Runaway Puppy.

Jan 13, 2018
The Midnight Gang by Walliams, David/ Ross, Tony (ILT) The Midnight Gang

Jan 13, 2018
The little red wolf by Fléchais, Amélie, author. The little red wolf

"Once upon a time in the middle of a thick and mysterious forest stood a strange tree house, the home of a little wolf known to everyone as "little red wolf"..."--

Jan 15, 2018
The last gargoyle by Durham, Paul (Paul Joseph), 1972- author. The last gargoyle

Fans of Jonathan Auxier's The Night Gardener and Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book will tremble with delight for this haunting tale about a lonely gargoyle who isn't alone at all. Penhallow is the last of his kind. The stone gargoyle--he'd prefer you call him a grotesque--fearlessly protects his Boston building from the spirits who haunt the night. But even he is outmatched when Hetty, his newest ward, nearly falls victim to the Boneless King, the ruler of the underworld. Then there's Viola, the

Jan 13, 2018
The kitten nobody wanted and other tales by Webb, Holly, author. The kitten nobody wanted and other tales

The frightened kitten: Maddie can't wait until her kitten tortoiseshell kitten Cookie is old enough to go out in the yard. Before long, Cookie is able to venture outside. She loves being in the yard, but there are two neighborhood cats that are always trying to chase her away. Soon, Cookie is too scared to go out and spends most of her time hiding under Maddie's bed. Can Maddie find a way to help Cookie feel brave enough to play outside again?

Jan 13, 2018
The invisible planet by Stilton, Geronimo, author. The invisible planet

When the MouseStar 1 lands on a mysterious planet that appears and disappears on the radar, Geronimo and his fellow Spacemice encounter aliens.

Jan 13, 2018
The Hunt for the Colosseum Ghost by Stilton, Geronimo The Hunt for the Colosseum Ghost

Jan 15, 2018
The Homeless Kitten by Webb, Holly/ Williams, Sophy (ILT) The Homeless Kitten

Jan 13, 2018
The heart and mind of Frances Pauley by Stevens, April, 1963- author. The heart and mind of Frances Pauley

"Frances Pauley learns the value of friendship while staying true to herself"--

Jan 13, 2018
The hall monitors are fired! / A Branches Book by Chabert, Jack, author. The hall monitors are fired! / A Branches Book

Sam Graves and his friends Lucy and Antonio have used their positions as hall monitors to thwart Orson Eerie's attacks on the students of Eerie Elementary--but now Orson is determined to get them fired before his next attack, planned for the annual Kickball Showdown.

Jan 13, 2018
The fall of the Readers by Wexler, Django, author. The fall of the Readers

"After defeating her Uncle Geryon, Alice faces the collective might of all the Old Readers and, in order to save the magic creatures she promised to help, must go on a quest to find a force strong enough to overturn the Old Readers once and for all"--

Jan 15, 2018
The Doughnut Whodunit by Warner, Gertrude Chandler The Doughnut Whodunit

Jan 13, 2018
The Curious Kitten by Webb, Holly/ Williams, Sophy (ILT) The Curious Kitten

Jan 13, 2018
The Crims by Davies, Kate, author. The Crims

When her notoriously inept family of criminals is wrongly accused, Imogen, the only truly skilled criminal, uses her skills to clear their names.

Jan 13, 2018
The book of Boy by Murdock, Catherine Gilbert, author. The book of Boy

In 1350, a boy with a large hump on his back becomes the servant of a shadowy pilgrim on his way to Rome, who pulls the boy into a dangerous expedition across Europe to gather the seven precious relics of Saint Peter.

Jan 13, 2018
The Boggart fights back by Cooper, Susan, 1935- author. The Boggart fights back

Allie, Jay, the Boggart, and his cousin Nessie strive to stop an American developer from destroying their home, even if that means waking up deadly Old Magic creatures.

Jan 13, 2018
The Ambrose Deception by Ecton, Emily/ Ford, Gilbert (ILT) The Ambrose Deception

Jan 15, 2018
The Abandoned Puppy by Webb, Holly/ Williams, Sophy (ILT) The Abandoned Puppy

Jan 13, 2018
The 11-11 Wish by Tomsic, Kim The 11-11 Wish

Jan 13, 2018
TBH, this is so Awkward - a novel in text by Greenwald, Lisa, author. TBH, this is so Awkward - a novel in text

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 13, 2018
Target by Bradford, Chris, author. Target

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 13, 2018
Tales of Rapunzel. 4, Search for the sundrop by Tales of Rapunzel. 4, Search for the sundrop

Embark on the next adventure with Disney Princess Rapunzel and all her friends!

Jan 13, 2018
Susan by Klimo, Kate, author. Susan

Gifted to Princess Elizabeth on her 18th birthday, Susan was the cherished companion of the future monarch—even joining the princess on her honeymoon in 1947! Eight years later, she was in attendance when Elizabeth was crowned Queen. How does a Royal Corgi spend her days? What goes on in the Corgi Room in Buckingham Palace? Susan reveals all, along with details about Elizabeth's work as a lorry driver during World War II—where she learned to take apart an engine and put it back together! With re

Jan 13, 2018
Supergifted by Korman, Gordon, author. Supergifted

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 13, 2018
Strongheart - wonder dog of the silver screen by Fleming, Candace, author. Strongheart - wonder dog of the silver screen

A German shepherd is transformed from Etzel, a police dog in Berlin, to Strongheart, a silent movie star that will need his best acting skills to prove himself innocent of attacking a girl.

Jan 13, 2018
Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the quest for the magic porcupine by Dougherty, John, author. Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the quest for the magic porcupine

"Stinkbomb and his sister, Ketchup-Face, fulfil a quest to find the Magic Porcupine in hopes of capturing the escaped rascally badgers"--

Jan 13, 2018
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Dominguez, Angela Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

Jan 13, 2018
Star Wars. Cobalt Squadron by Wein, Elizabeth, author. Star Wars. Cobalt Squadron

Describes the harrowing story of the courageous bomber pilots and technicians of Cobalt Squadron.

Jan 13, 2018
Star Wars. 5-minute stories strike back. by Star Wars. 5-minute stories strike back.

"Blast off into hyperspace with...twelve action-packed retellings that span the entire Star Wars saga--including two tales from Star Wars: The Last Jedi! Each of these exciting stories can be read in just five minutes..."--Page [4] cover.

Jan 15, 2018
Stanley Will Probably Be Fine by Pla, Sally J./ Wolfhard, Steve (ILT) Stanley Will Probably Be Fine

Jan 13, 2018
Sorcery for beginners - a simple help guide to a challenging and arcane art by Harry, Matt, author. Sorcery for beginners - a simple help guide to a challenging and arcane art

For fans of J.K. Rowling, Rick Riordan, and anyone who ever wanted to be a sorcerer, Sorcery for Beginners is part novel, part For Dummies guide to magic, and every bit a fun, fast-paced adventure.

Jan 13, 2018
Sing like nobody's listening by Gutknecht, Allison, author. Sing like nobody's listening

Wylie Tennyson and Jada Emmett have been best friends forever. They have done everything together for so long that when Jada decides to try out for their middle school s spring musical production, it was only natural for Wylie to audition as well. After all, how fun would it be to be in the chorus together?

Jan 17, 2018
Sing Like Nobody's Listening by Gutknecht, Allison Sing Like Nobody's Listening

Jan 13, 2018
Samantha Spinner and the super secret plans by Ginns, Russell, author. Samantha Spinner and the super secret plans

Samantha's uncle mysteriously disappears, leaving behind extravagant gifts for her siblings and an old, rusty, red umbrella for Samantha that may contain clues to his whereabouts.

Jan 13, 2018
Saint Philomene's Infirmary for Magical Creatures by Cotter, W. Stone Saint Philomene's Infirmary for Magical Creatures

Jan 13, 2018
Robot on the Loose by Winkler, Henry/ Oliver, Lin Robot on the Loose

Jan 13, 2018
Quest for the city of gold by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Quest for the city of gold

Twins Bick and Beck Kidd and their family of professional treasure hunters race against mercenaries, rival treasure hunters, and a lumber baron through the jungles and mountains of Peru in search of Paititi, the legendary lost Inca city of gold, in hope of conserving the archaeological treasure and preventing deforestation of the rain forest.

Jan 13, 2018
Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein - based on a real life story by Roy, Jennifer Rozines, 1967- author. Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein - based on a real life story

For forty-two days in 1991, eleven-year-old Ali Fadhil and his family struggle to survive as Basra, Iraq, is bombed by the United States and its allies.

Jan 13, 2018
Paddington 2 - the junior novel by Wilson, Anna, author. Paddington 2 - the junior novel

Paddington Bear is arrested and imprisoned for stealing a special pop-up book about London, and while his family and friends do all they can to clear him, Phoenix Buchanan uses the clues in the book to seek a hidden treasure.

Jan 13, 2018
Once upon a winter by Atwood, Megan, author. Once upon a winter

Feeling out of sorts with his twin sister, Olive, and their friends Lizzie and Sarah, Peter is drawn to new student Kai, but soon discovers that Kai is not very nice.

Jan 13, 2018
Natalia takes the lead by Hutton, Clare, author. Natalia takes the lead

Several dogs are staying at the inn with their owners and there's even going to be a wedding with dog ring bearers! Natalia is eager to help out because she loves dogs and wants to earn a little extra spending money. She volunteers to watch and walk all the guests' dogs --and volunteers Zoe and Emma to help her. But Zoe and Emma have their own commitments and Natalia is quickly overwhelmed. When one of the dogs involved in the wedding goes missing, Natalia is in big trouble. Can she find the r

Jan 13, 2018
Mysteries of the Overworld by Davidson, Danica Mysteries of the Overworld

Jan 13, 2018
Miss Newman Isn't Human! by Gutman, Dan/ Paillot, Jim (ILT) Miss Newman Isn't Human!

Jan 13, 2018
Medea the enchantress by Holub, Joan, author. Medea the enchantress

Princess Medea and a boy named Jason go on a quest for the Golden Fleece in this twenty-third Goddess Girls adventure!

Jan 15, 2018
Keep calm and sparkle on! by Aronson, Sarah, author. Keep calm and sparkle on!

Seeking to succeed at level two of fairy godmother training, Isabelle faces a conundrum when her new princess asks her to grant a wish that will make her old princess very upset.

Jan 13, 2018
Just like Jackie by Stoddard, Lindsey, author. Just like Jackie

Family is family, no matter what it looks like. Readers will cheer for this pitch-perfect story, just right for fans of such books as The Great Gilly Hopkins and Fish in a Tree. For as long as Robinson Hart can remember, it’s just been her and Grandpa. He taught her about cars, baseball, and everything else worth knowing. But Grandpa’s memory has been getting bad—so bad that he sometimes can’t even remember Robbie’s name. She’s sure that she’s making things worse by getting in trouble at school,

Jan 13, 2018
Julius Zebra - Battle with the Britons! by Northfield, Gary, 1969- author. Julius Zebra - Battle with the Britons!

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 13, 2018
In the deep blue sea by Nye, Bill, author. In the deep blue sea

Jack, his genius siblings, and inventor Hank Witherspoon go to Hawaii and help technology billionaire Ashley Hawking find out who is sabotaging her revolutionary electric plant that harvests energy from the deep ocean. Includes facts about the deep ocean, the scientific process, and green power, as well as instructions for an experiment.

Jan 13, 2018
I survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 by Tarshis, Lauren, author. I survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888

When John Hale's parents moved from Chicago to a farm in the Dakota Territory in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some friends at school--but when a sunny day in January 1888 turns abruptly into a deadly blizzard he will need all his strength and courage to survive what became known to history as The Children's Blizzard.

Jan 13, 2018
Hortense and the shadow by O'Hara, Natalia, author. Hortense and the shadow

Hortense hates her shadow for following her everywhere and thinks her shadow hates her, too, but when she faces bandits she finds that a shadow is just what she needs.

Jan 15, 2018
Hazy Bloom and the pet project by Hamburg, Jennifer, author. Hazy Bloom and the pet project

"Hazel 'Hazy' Bloom uses her tomorrow power--her ability to see visions of things that happen one day in the future--to try to convince her parents she's ready for a pet iguana"--

Jan 15, 2018
Grilled Cheese and Dragons by Krulik, Nancy E./ Balistreri, Ben (ILT) Grilled Cheese and Dragons

Jan 13, 2018
Granted by Anderson, John David Granted

Jan 13, 2018
Geronimo Stilton. 68, Cyber-thief showdown by Geronimo Stilton. 68, Cyber-thief showdown

I am not the kind of mouse who spends money on useless things. But one day I kept getting packages of things I did not order or need. Someone on the Internet had stolen my identity! Professor Margo Bitmouse, a well-known computer expert, helped me track down the hacker. Could I find the thief before my reputation is was ruined?

Jan 15, 2018
Geronimo Stilton, Micekings. 6, The helmet holdup by Geronimo Stilton, Micekings. 6, The helmet holdup

"Oh, no! One of the special miceking helmets in miceking chief Sven the Shouter's private collection has been stolen! Could it have been taken by the vilekings-- the rival mouse clan? The micekings journey to the vilekings' village to find out... and while they're there, the dragons attack! Can all the mice work together to save their fur?"--Page 4 of cover

Jan 13, 2018
Funny kid for president by Stanton, Matt, 1988- author, illustrator. Funny kid for president

Big Nate meets Timmy Failure in Funny Kid for President, the first book in an uproarious new middle grade series by Matt Stanton, Australia’s bestselling children’s book author. When Max gets blamed for pooping in the storeroom (which he did NOT do), tensions hit an all-time high between him and his terrifyingly large teacher, Mr. Armstrong. But then, the most unexpected thing happens—the school principal, Mrs. Sniggles, suggests Max run for class president. Max isn’t the only kid on the ballot,

Jan 13, 2018
Fenway and Hattie up to new tricks by Coe, Victoria J., author Fenway and Hattie up to new tricks

Fenway's life is pretty great, except for the strange stripey chipmunks that have suddenly appeared in the Dog Park behind his house. He's determined to catch them, but one of their hiding places contains some stinging insects. Ouch! Fenway thinks he can take care of this injury himself, but his humans don't let him. They take him to the Place of Fear and then Hattie doesn't even help him take off the Cone of Doom!

Jan 13, 2018
Eva and the Lost Pony - A Branches Book by Elliott, Rebecca Eva and the Lost Pony - A Branches Book

Jan 13, 2018
Escape from Aleppo by Senzai, N. H., author. Escape from Aleppo

Nadia’s family is forced to flee their home in Aleppo, Syria, when the Arab Spring sparks a civil war in this timely coming-of-age novel from award-winning author N.H. Senzai. Silver and gold balloons. A birthday cake covered in pink roses. A new dress. Nadia stands at the center of attention in her parents’ elegant dining room. This is the best day of my life, she thinks. Everyone is about to sing “Happy Birthday,” when her uncle calls from the living room, “Baba, brothers, you need to see this

Jan 13, 2018
Ellie, engineer by Pearce, Jackson, author. Ellie, engineer

When Ellie, who loves to invent and build things, decides to build a doghouse as a gift, she needs to get past the boys-against-the-girls neighborhood feud and ask for help.

Jan 13, 2018
Dragon overnight by Mlynowski, Sarah, author. Dragon overnight

Dory and her friends from Ms. Starr's Upside-Down Magic class set off on an overnight school field trip to Dragon Haven to see, and learn how to care for, dragons--unfortunately there are other students with regular magic there as well, so it is not longbefore the trouble starts.

Jan 13, 2018
Dragon bones by McMann, Lisa, author. Dragon bones

Trapped underground in the catacombs and made to transport the bones of ancient dragon rulers to the extracting room, where others extract the magical properties dormant in the bones, twin Thisbe must learn how to control her own fiery magic and use it toescape.

Jan 13, 2018
DC Super Hero Girls. Harley Quinn at Super Hero High by Yee, Lisa, author. DC Super Hero Girls. Harley Quinn at Super Hero High

"Harley Quinn loves fighting crime with her classmates like Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl, but she always does it her with own madcap style--and a big mallet! It's no surprise that Harley can't resist getting involved with an upcoming inter-school battle of the bands and a fantastic cosmic carnival that appears only once a year--and this year, it's coming to Earth! But as things get stranger, Harley knows how to get to the bottom of a mystery--and deliver a great punch line while doing it

Jan 15, 2018
Dark wyng by D'Lacey, Chris, author. Dark wyng

The dragon Wearle is deeply divided because of the human boy, Ren, who has bonded with a pair of baby dragons and developed extraordinary new powers; but the war with the humans is not really over, and the humans have a mysterious new leader, Tywyll, whoplans to lead his followers back into dragon territory--and unknown to both sides an ancient power is beginning to stir.

Jan 13, 2018
Dark Side of the Moon by Kraatz, Jeramey Dark Side of the Moon

Jan 13, 2018
Danger in the Jungle Temple by Davidson, Danica Danger in the Jungle Temple

Jan 13, 2018
D-Day - battle on the beach by Messner, Kate, author. D-Day - battle on the beach

Ranger, a time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, heads to Normandy on the morning of the D-Day invasion where he meets Leo, a Jewish boy who is hiding with a local farmer, and Walt, a young American soldier fighting to free France from the Nazis.

Jan 13, 2018
Crash landing by Seegert, Scott, author. Crash landing

Kelvin is desperate to take Luna to Sci-Fi Junior High's school dance, but first he must face mad scientist Erik Failenheimer and his army of pinions.

Jan 13, 2018
Code of honor by Hunter, Erin, author. Code of honor

"After an act of betrayal rocks the Bravelands, baboon Thorn must find a way to confront treachery in his own troop, while elephant Sky searches for answers and lion Fearless contends with the usurper who conquered his father's pride"--

Jan 13, 2018
Chill of the ice dragon / A Branches Book by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Chill of the ice dragon / A Branches Book

The Dragon Masters are still reeling from the desertion of Rori and her fire dragon Vulcan, when Mina, a Dragon Master from the far north, arrives with a problem--King Lars needs a fire dragon to defeat the Ice Giant who has frozen his kingdom; and so theDragon Masters set out to find Rori and convince her to help.

Jan 13, 2018
Captain Underpants and the wrath of the wicked Wedgie Woman by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author, illustrator. Captain Underpants and the wrath of the wicked Wedgie Woman

When Harold and George turn fourth-grade teacher Ms. Ribble into the evil Wedgie Woman, she gives the wedgie of doom to unsuspecting people who stand in her way--including principal-turned-superhero Captain Underpants.

Jan 13, 2018
Black Panther - the young prince by Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard), 1959- author. Black Panther - the young prince

Black Panther. Ruler of Wakanda. Avenger. This is his destiny. But right now, he's simply T'Challa-the young prince. Life is comfortable for twelve-year-old T'Challa in his home of Wakanda, an isolated, technologically advanced African nation. When he's not learning how to rule a kingdom from his father-the reigning Black Panther-or testing out the latest tech, he's off breaking rules with his best friend, M'Baku. But as conflict brews near Wakanda, T'Challa's father makes a startling announceme

Jan 13, 2018
Betty before X by Shabazz, Ilyasah, author. Betty before X

In Detroit, 1945, eleven-year-old Betty’s house doesn’t quite feel like home. She believes her mother loves her, but she can’t shake the feeling that her mother doesn’t want her. Church helps those worries fade, if only for a little while. The singing, the preaching, the speeches from guest activists like Paul Robeson and Thurgood Marshall stir African Americans in her community to stand up for their rights. Betty quickly finds confidence and purpose in volunteering for the Housewives League, an

Jan 13, 2018
Beast of Stone by Park, Linda Sue/ Madsen, Jim (ILT) Beast of Stone

Jan 15, 2018
Avalanche! by Johnson, Terry Lynn, author. Avalanche!

A high-stakes adventure series perfect for fans of the I Survived series and Hatchet. Twelve-year-old twins Ashley and Ryan are skiing with their parents in Wyoming's Grand Teton Mountains where there is a ground-shaking rumble. Unstable snow rushes downhill and buries them in icy white. It will take all of their knowledge and grit to survive. With seventeen years of hands-on experience and training in remote areas, survival expert Terry Lynn Johnson (Ice Dogs; Sled Dog School) creates on-the-ed

Jan 13, 2018
Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire by August, John Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire

Jan 15, 2018
Another Quest for Celeste by Cole, Henry/ Cole, Henry (ILT) Another Quest for Celeste

Jan 13, 2018
All three Stooges by Perl, Erica S., author. All three Stooges

An unforgettable coming-of-age story about comedy, loss, and friendship for fans of Jennifer L. Holm and Gary D. Schmidt. Spoiler alert: This book is not about the Three Stooges. It's about Noah and Dash, two seventh graders who are best friends and comedy junkies. That is, they were best friends, until Dash's father died suddenly and Dash shut Noah out. Which Noah deserved, according to Noa, the girl who, annoyingly, shares both his name and his bar mitzvah day. Now Noah's confusion, frustratio

Jan 19, 2018
A Warp in Time by Watson, Jude A Warp in Time

Jan 13, 2018
A sky full of stars by Jackson, Linda Williams, author. A sky full of stars

After the murder of Emmett Till, thirteen-year-old Rose is struggling with her decision to stay in Mississippi. Torn between the opinions of Shorty, a boy who wants to meet violence with violence, and Hallelujah, her best friend who believes in the power of peaceful protests, Rose is scared of the mounting racial tension and is starting to lose hope. But when Rose helps Aunt Ruthie start her own business, she begins to see how she can make a difference in her community. Life might be easier in t

Jan 13, 2018
A Pup Called Trouble by Pyron, Bobbie A Pup Called Trouble

Jan 13, 2018
A dash of trouble by Meriano, Anna, author. A dash of trouble

Leonora Logroño’s family owns the most beloved bakery in Rose Hill, Texas, spending their days conjuring delicious cookies and cakes for any occasion. And no occasion is more important than the annual Dia de los Muertos festival. Leo hopes that this might be the year that she gets to help prepare for the big celebration—but, once again, she is told she’s too young. Sneaking out of school and down to the bakery, she discovers that her mother, aunt, and four older sisters have in fact been keeping

Jan 15, 2018