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Hamster in a handbasket by Baglio, Ben M. Hamster in a handbasket

James is chosen to look after the school hamster during the summer, but someone vandalizes his garden and steals the poor little thing. Who's behind the theft? City kids visiting the town or someone closer to home?

Mar 13, 2020
If we were giants - a novel by Matthews, Dave, 1967- author. If we were giants - a novel

Fourteen-year-old Kirra must summon the courage to face her own mistakes before she can help save her peaceful community from a gigantic threat.--

Mar 4, 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.

Mar 9, 2020
King Flashypants and the toys of terror by Riley, Andy, author, illustrator. King Flashypants and the toys of terror

"Something strange is afoot in Edwinland--King Edwin's arch nemesis Emperor Nurbison isn't acting like himself. He's smiling. He's cheerful. He's even making toys for the peasants! King Edwin knows he must be up to something. But what? Dangerous dolls anddastardly plots await in this latest rib-tickling adventure."--Page [4] of cover.

Mar 6, 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.

Mar 9, 2020
Me and Banksy by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author. Me and Banksy

"A Banksy-style protest against cameras in classrooms brings a group of middle-grade students together. For fans of Rebecca Stead, Susin Nielsen and Gordon Korman. Dominica's private school is covered in cameras, and someone is hacking into them and posting embarrassing moments for the whole school to see. Like Ana picking her nose. When Dominica quickly changes her shirt from inside out in what she thinks is the privacy of a quiet corner in the library, she's shocked -- and embarrassed -- to di

Mar 4, 2020
Midnight on Strange Street by Ormsbee, K. E., 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.

Mar 5, 2020
Miss Impossible by Cala, Caroline, author. Miss Impossible


Mar 5, 2020
Moon rising by Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author. Moon rising

"When Moonwatcher, a young NightWing with secret powers, begins school at the academy started by the dragonets of destiny after the end of the war, she soon realizes that someone is attacking the students. Moon must choose whether to help or continue to hide her gifts"--

Mar 5, 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.

Mar 9, 2020
Prairie lotus by Park, Linda Sue, author. Prairie lotus

Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father's shop, and making at least one friend. Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America's heartland, in 1880. Hanna's adjustment to her new surroundings, which primarily means negotiating the townspeople's almost unanimous prejudice against Asians, is at the

Mar 11, 2020
Quinn and the quiet, quiet by Dowding, Philippa, 1963- author. Quinn and the quiet, quiet

"Quinn might get used to the food, Work Bots, and creating the Blue Brick... but why are children all around him turning blue? Quinn Fleet, twelve, Packager, has only been at the Work Centre for three days, but he's already seen a Caver run away, faced interrogation, and been made to stand in front of a crowd of children in the Grand Hall to apologize for breaking a Blue Brick. That's when he notices that all the children at the Work Centre look so thin, ragged, and blue. Why are the children tu

Mar 5, 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.--

Mar 5, 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

Mar 9, 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.

Mar 9, 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.

Mar 5, 2020
Talons of power by Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author. Talons of power

Turtle the SeaWing dragon has long dreamed of being a hero, but when the companioinadvertentlytly free Darkstalker, the oldest and most powerful dragon, from the spell that has trapped him, the best he can come up with is a spell that prevents the ancient dragon from seeing him or hearing his thoughts--Darkstalker claims he has changed, but Turtle suspects that he still plans to control dragonkind.

Mar 5, 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.

Mar 5, 2020
The brightest night by Sutherland, Tui, 1978- author. The brightest night

Sunny has always taken the Dragonet Prophecy very seriously, so Morrowseer's devastating news changes everything--now she must forge a new identity, and find a way to stop the futile and destructive war between the dragon clans.

Mar 11, 2020
The dragon egg princess by Oh, Ellen, author. The dragon egg princess

"A magicless boy, a fierce bandit leader, and a lost princess must join forces to save their worlds from foreign forces and a long-forgotten evil that lurks in an ancient magical forest"--

Mar 11, 2020