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Alien scout by Newton, A. I., author. Alien scout

"In the third book of the Alien Next Door series, Harris knows Zeke is an alien, and they go away for a weekend trip as Beaver Scouts. Will Harris be able to help Zeke keep his secret when another scout starts suspecting something? Zeke has revealed to Harris that he's an alien and Harris is thrilled to have an alien best friend! This weekend, Harris has a Beaver Scout outing in the wilderness, so he invites Zeke to join in on the fun. Zeke doesn't quite understand all the activities, like sleep

May 19, 2018
Amelia Bedelia digs in by Parish, Herman, author. Amelia Bedelia digs in

In the twelfth chapter book in the New York Times–bestselling series, Amelia Bedelia heads to the beach for a summertime adventure. With her cousin Jason and her best friend Alice by her side, she’s ready to try surfing, explore Blackberry Island, and learn more about this pirate-obsessed beach town. And just when Amelia Bedelia thinks she’s uncovered all of the town’s secrets, she literally falls right into buried treasure! Illustrated in black and white throughout. The Amelia Bedelia chapter b

May 20, 2018
Heather, the violet fairy by Meadows, Daisy. Heather, the violet fairy

A merry-go-round sends Rachel and Kirsty to a magical world. Did Heather, the violet fairy have anything to do with this?

May 24, 2018
How to merit in monsters by Cody, Matthew, author. How to merit in monsters

When a scout troop learns that their sleepaway camp is really a training ground for protecting the earth's most endangered species--monsters--the lowest-ranked Troop D (or Troop Dweeb, as the other troops refer to them) is next in line to earn their Monster Merit Badges. Join Troop D on a mission to rescue the legendary Big Foot, whose water supply has been contaminated. With the help of their troop master and the ever-handy century-old Scout's Handbook, they might just have a chance!

May 19, 2018
Judy Moody, M.D. - the doctor is in! by McDonald, Megan. Judy Moody, M.D. - the doctor is in!

Judy is excited about becoming a doctor, especially when Class 3T starts a new unit on the human body, but she learns more about being a patient when she catches tonsillitis from her little brother, Stink.

May 19, 2018
Our principal is a frog! by Calmenson, Stephanie, author. Our principal is a frog!

After the principal of P.S. 88 is turned into a frog by a bumbling magician, the frog bargains for the chance to act as principal until Mr. Bundy returns from his "family emergency."

May 19, 2018
Super Rabbit racers by Flintham, Thomas, author, illustrator. Super Rabbit racers

Super Rabbit Boy is racing in the Super Grand Prix car race--but among the other racers is King Viking and his team of cheaters, and they will do anything to win.

May 24, 2018
The bear by Rylant, Cynthia, author. The bear

Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the eighth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family meets a bear who has just woken up from hibernation! After a long winter cooped up in the lighthouse, Whistler and Lila are excited to go outside and explore. In the forest, they see some frosty vapor rising from a hole in the roots of a tree. They investigate and discover that it is a hibernating bear. The mouse c

May 20, 2018
The half-court hero by Lupica, Mike, author. The half-court hero

"Someone is secretly renovating the basketball court at the local park, and Zach and Zoe are determined to find out who"--

May 20, 2018
The hall monitors are fired! by Chabert, Jack, author. The hall monitors are fired!

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.

May 19, 2018
The major eights - the goo disaster! by Reed, Melody, author. The major eights - the goo disaster!

Unless Maggie and her partner can do well on their science fair project, she will not be allowed to perform with the Major Eights at the banquet. Includes directions for making goo.

May 20, 2018
The missing baseball by Lupica, Mike, author. The missing baseball

Eight-year-old twins Zach and Zoe follow clues to find Zach's missing baseball, signed by his favorite major league player, while competing in Spirit Week events at school.

May 19, 2018
Thea Stilton. Mouseford Academy. 3, Mouselets in danger by Thea Stilton. Mouseford Academy. 3, Mouselets in danger

For the first time ever, Mouseford Academy is offering a course in outdoor survival skills, and it's being taught by the athletic adventurous Bruce Hyena! All five Thea Sisters sign up, along with the Ruby Crew. But when a terrible storm hits during the two-day outdoor challenge, there are mouselets in danger! Who will come to the rescue? -- Back cover.

May 24, 2018
Timo goes camping by Allenby, Victoria, 1989- author. Timo goes camping

"Camping is supposed to be fun. But Timo's first-ever camping trip is not going so well. His friend Suki has a habit of laughing at things Timo doesn't find funny, like how he read a book about camping to prepare for the trip, or how Hedgewick fell out of his boat! Timo can't have fun when he's anxious Suki is going to tease him. When his own friend is making him feel bad, can Timo find a solution and help everyone enjoy the trip?"--Back cover.

May 20, 2018