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Bug Girl 2 - Fury on the Dance Floor by Harper, Benjamin/ Hines-Stephens, Sarah/ Syed, Anoosha (ILT) Bug Girl 2 - Fury on the Dance Floor

Apr 23, 2018
Change is in the air, Mallory by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964- Change is in the air, Mallory

Ten-year-old Mallory is not looking forward to the summer as her friends are either moving or away on vacation, but she soon learns that some changes can be good, and some things are forever.

Apr 20, 2018
Charlie & Frog - a mystery by Kane, Karen, 1965- author. Charlie & Frog - a mystery

While staying with his grandparents in Castle-on-the-Hudson, Charlie stumbles upon a mystery but must learn American Sign Language to keep up with Frog, a deaf girl who wants to help solve it.

Apr 26, 2018
Checked by Kadohata, Cynthia, author. Checked

From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata comes a brilliantly realized sports novel about a hockey player who must discover who he is without the sport that defines him. Hockey is Conor's life. His whole life. He'll say it himself, he's a hockey beast. It's his dad's whole life too--and Conor is sure that's why his stepmom, Jenny, left. There are very few things Conor and his dad love more than the game, and one of those things is their Doberman, Sinbad. When Sinbad is diagnosed with cancer, Conor

Apr 21, 2018
Cilla Lee-Jenkins - this book is a classic by Tan, Susan, author. Cilla Lee-Jenkins - this book is a classic

Priscilla Cilla Lee-Jenkins has just finished her (future) bestselling memoir, and now she's ready to write a Classic. This one promises to have everything: romance, adventure, and plenty of drama like Cilla's struggles to be more Chinese, to be the perfect flower girl at Aunt Eva's wedding, and to learn how to share her best friend.

Apr 26, 2018
Class action by Frank, Steven, 1963- author. Class action

With the help of his older sister, his three best friends, and his elderly neighbor, sixth grader Sam Warren brings a class action suit against the Los Angeles School Board, arguing that homework is unconstitutional, and his case goes all the way to the Supreme Court.

Apr 26, 2018
Code word courage by Larson, Kirby, author. Code word courage

In September 1944 eleven-year-old Billie lives with her great aunt, Doff, eagerly waiting for her older brother Leo to return from boot camp, and desperate to find the father that left when she was little; but Leo brings a friend with him, a Navajo named Denny, and the injured dog they have rescued and named Bear--and when the two young men go off to war Bear becomes the thread that ties them all together, and helps Billie to find a true friend.

Apr 21, 2018
Confusion is nothing new by Acampora, Paul, author. Confusion is nothing new

Fourteen-year-old Ellie Magari's mother left shortly after Ellie was born, and her father has raised her, but Ellie always figured that one day she would meet her mother and ask her some pertinent questions--but now her mother has died, and Ellie does notknow exactly how to feel about that, but she is determined, with the help of her friends in the St. Francis of Assisi's Howling Wolves marching band (where she plays the glockenspiel), to make some kind of connection with her mother's memory.

Apr 23, 2018
Darling, mercy dog of World War I by Hart, Alison, 1950- author. Darling, mercy dog of World War I

In Cosham, England, in 1917, Darling, a mischievous collie, must leave the children who love her when she is chosen for training as a mercy dog, seeking out injured soldiers on the battlefield and leading medics to them.

Apr 24, 2018
Deep water by Key, Watt, author. Deep water

When a dive off the coast of Alabama goes horribly wrong, twelve-year-old Julie and one of her father's scuba clients struggle to survive after reaching an abandoned oil rig.

Apr 23, 2018
Double cross by Gibbs, Stuart, 1969- Double cross

"When Greg and the Musketeers return to Paris and find the city under siege, they leap into action to prevent King Louis from being overthrown and history from being changed forever"--

Apr 26, 2018
Ebb and flow by Smith, Heather, 1968- author. Ebb and flow

"After "rotten bad year" on the mainland, eleven-year-old Jett returns to Newfoundland to spend the summer with his sprightly Grandma Jo (whose hair is dyed cotton candy blue to match her house), bringing along a shameful secret involving the betrayal of a friend. As summer unfolds, Grandma Jo nurtures in Jett his sense of caring for others while giving him space to breathe. Jett finds himself examining memories of his past like bits of sea glass-arranging them in a way he can make sense of as h

Apr 21, 2018
Emily Windsnap and the falls of the Forgotten Island by Kessler, Liz, author. Emily Windsnap and the falls of the Forgotten Island

Emily is headed to a tropical island for a relaxing vacation with friends and family. And this time, Emily promises her best friend, Shona, there will be absolutely no adventure just plenty of fun. But somehow excitement always seems to find Emily, and before she knows it, she ends up on the other side of a powerful waterfall on a forgotten island no one else can get to.

Apr 20, 2018
Feel the fear by Child, Lauren, author. Feel the fear

How do you catch a thief who isn’t there? Ruby discovers the perils of throwing caution to the wind as she embarks on her fourth adventure. Ruby Redfort has a lot of reasons to feel confident. Undercover agent, code cracker, thirteen-year-old genius — she’s one fearless kid, buster. Unmasking an evil villain? Done. Honing her parkour skills by climbing skyscrapers and leaping across roofs? All in a day’s work. Heeding the warning signs? Well, not so much. When a ghostly foe begins stealing from

Apr 23, 2018
First class murder - A Wells & Wong mystery by Stevens, Robin, 1988- author. First class murder - A Wells & Wong mystery

On holiday with Hazel's father, Daisy and Hazel secretly investigate a murder on the Orient Express, rushing to solve it before another murder occurs, or someone else finds the killer.

Apr 22, 2018
Following Baxter by Kerley, Barbara, author. Following Baxter

When Professor Reese moves in next door, eleven-year-old Jordie enjoys helping her new neighbor take care of her dog and assisting in her laboratory, but she is not sure what to do when the professor goes missing.

Apr 23, 2018
Frances Hodgson Burnett's A little princess by McClintock, Barbara. Frances Hodgson Burnett's A little princess

A simplified retelling of the fate of Sara Crewe who, after her father's death leaves her penniless, loses her privileged status at Miss Minchin's London boarding school and endures many hardships and cruel treatment until she is helped by a mysterious benefactor.

Apr 22, 2018
Freya and the magic jewel by Holub, Joan, author. Freya and the magic jewel

Unlike her twin brother Frey, twelve-year-old girlgoddess Freya is not excited about their invitation to Asgard Academy, especially after she loses her magical jewel, leaving her powerless and worried about making friends.

Apr 23, 2018
From the Kane chronicles, Brooklyn House magician's manual - your guide to Egyptian gods & creatures, glyphs & spells, and more by Riordan, Rick, author. From the Kane chronicles, Brooklyn House magician's manual - your guide to Egyptian gods & creatures, glyphs & spells, and more

Greetings, initiate! Carter Kane, here. Congratulations on reaching Brooklyn House in one piece. This accomplishment signals that you're descended from Ancient Egyptian royalty, and you have magic powers. But what good is power without knowing how to use it? That's where this training manual comes in. Packed with quizzes, stories, and insights about Ancient Egyptian deities, creatures (the friendly and the deadly), the mysterious Duat, and more, this primer will prime those with the blood of the

Apr 26, 2018
Front desk by Yang, Kelly, author. Front desk

Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.

Apr 26, 2018