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Beyond Never Land by Thorpe, Kiki, author. Beyond Never Land

When Tinker Bell takes Gabby's great-grandfather's model ship, sets sail for Shadow Island, and disappears, it is up to Gabby and the other Never Girls to search for their missing fairy friend.

Feb 13, 2018
Bloom's ball by Bliss, Emily, author. Bloom's ball

Unicorn Princess Bloom asks the human girl Cressida to help with final preparations for her birthday party, but when they discover quails destroying the party decorations and realize that the invitation to Princess Bloom's best friend has gone astray, they fear the celebration will be ruined.

Feb 13, 2018
Bug Blonsky and his very long list of don'ts by Redmond, E. S., author, illustrator. Bug Blonsky and his very long list of don'ts

If seven-year-old Benjamin (aka Bug) Blonsky were a superhero, he'd be "Bug Boy with the Power to Annoy." That's what his big sister says. Mom says he's wiggly and can't sit still. Dad says he's easily distracted. On this day, Bug's "choices" of drawing pictures of pig roller coasters during math time and making armpit noises when his teacher bends over have landed him in a heap of trouble, so now he's writing a list of what not to do: his list of don'ts.

Feb 15, 2018
Chill of the ice dragon by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Chill of the ice dragon

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 the Dragon Masters set out to find Rori and convince her to help.

Feb 13, 2018
Flash's dash by Bliss, Emily, author. Flash's dash

Cressida is thrilled to be the first human to participate in the annual Thunder Games, but angry boulders and an inept wizard-lizard threaten to ruin the competition.

Feb 13, 2018
Fright at the museum by Robertson, K. A. (Karen A.), author. Fright at the museum

"A school field trip gives Scarlett, Mags, and Luna their first shot at cracking a new G.H.O.S.T. Squad case. Someone--or something--is causing mayhem at the museum. Spooky sounds and freaky happenings are terrifying the staff, and if things don't get back to normal soon, they may all quit. Could someone be playing a trick on them, or is an unhappy spirit to blame?"--Back cover.

Feb 13, 2018
Isadora Moon goes to the ballet by Muncaster, Harriet, author. Isadora Moon goes to the ballet

Isadora Moon, a half-fairy, half-vampire, goes on a school trip to her first ballet, with her parents as chaperones and Pink Rabbit at her side.

Feb 13, 2018
Long Fin Silver by Ocean, Davy, author. Long Fin Silver

Harry Hammer looks for the lost treasure of Long Fin Silver, the greatest pirate of the deep seas, in this ninth Shark School (mis)adventure.

Feb 13, 2018
Princess Pulverizer. Grilled cheese and dragons by Krulik, Nancy E., author. Princess Pulverizer. Grilled cheese and dragons

Meet the princess who'd rather wear a suit of armor than a crown! Princess Serena (or as she prefers, Princess Pulverizer) doesn't want to be a princess-- she wants to be knight! But her father, King Alexander of Empiria, thinks she still has a lot to learn when it comes to exhibiting valiant behavior. So he presents a challenge: the princess must first go on a Quest of Kindness and perform good deeds to prove that she truly deserves to go to knight school. With help from a friendly dragon n

Feb 15, 2018
Prism's paint by Bliss, Emily, author. Prism's paint

After one of Ernest the wizard-lizard's spells goes awry, draining color from Princess Prism and her domain, the unicorn princesses call on the human girl Cressida to help Prism locate the Valley of Light's missing rainbow so she regain her magic and repaint the land and creatures.

Feb 15, 2018
Robot on the loose by Winkler, Henry, 1945- author. Robot on the loose

Hank enters a robot-building contest at school and hopes to win a trophy, despite getting a late start, with help of Frankie, Ashley, and Jaden, a new friend and robot expert.

Feb 15, 2018
Squishy Taylor and a question of trust by Wild, Ailsa, author. Squishy Taylor and a question of trust

Squishy and her twin stepsisters, Vee and Jessie, are on the trail of a mystery; it starts with "Boring Lady" working in her office across the street at 2:57 in the morning, continues with the trashing of Mr. Hinkenbushel's apartment next door, and apparently involves illegal diamonds--and Squishy becomes convinced that Mr. Hinkenbushel is the diamond smuggler, only none of the grownups believe her.

Feb 17, 2018
Squishy Taylor and the mess makers by Wild, Ailsa, author. Squishy Taylor and the mess makers

Rock-climbing enthusiasts Squishy (real name Sita) and her "bonus" sister Vee (one of a pair of twins), with whom she is currently living, are desparate to meet their heroine, teen climbing sensation Carmeline Clancy, who is staying near them while filming a movie, and they also want to solve a mystery--who is trashing Carmeline's hotel suite and why is she taking the blame?

Feb 15, 2018
Squishy Taylor and the tunnel of doom by Wild, Ailsa, author. Squishy Taylor and the tunnel of doom

When the puppy they are dog-sitting falls down a hole in the park, Squishy and her "bonus" sisters, the twins Vee and Jesse, discover a tunnel that leads down to the Yarra River in Melbourne, and a secret: the Zoom Mining company is dumping something (toxic waste?) under the public park--and the three girls resolve to expose the company.

Feb 15, 2018
Squishy Taylor and the vase that wasn't by Wild, Ailsa, author. Squishy Taylor and the vase that wasn't

Squishy and her twin "bonus" sisters Vee and Jessie are intrigued when a Ming vase disappears from the apartment above them, especially when they find out it is apparently one of a set stolen during the Opium Wars--and when they hack into the apartment building's security cameras and see what appears to be the ghost of a Chinese warrior they are determined to investigate the mystery.

Feb 15, 2018
Squishy Taylor in zero gravity by Wild, Ailsa, author. Squishy Taylor in zero gravity

Now that Squishy has been living with her father in Melbourne for some time she has grown close to her "bonus" sisters, the twins, Vee and Jesse, but she still is not sure about their mom, her father's new wife; however Squishy has a new passion (astronauts and space travel) and a new mystery to solve--who is the "spacewoman" across the street, why is she building a rocket on the roof of her apartment building, and how are they going to get through all the locked doors that are guarding this sec

Feb 15, 2018
Sunbeam's shine by Bliss, Emily, author. Sunbeam's shine

A human girl visits the Rainbow Realm, an enchanted land ruled by a circle of unicorn princesses, to help Princess Sunbeam regain her magical powers.

Feb 15, 2018
The creepy cathedral by Canasi, Brittany, author. The creepy cathedral

Girls hunting oddities and supernatural things, or GHOST squad. A wedding is supposed to be a time to celebrate--unless it's being crashed by the church's resident ghost. The G.H.O.S.T. Squad investigates the spirit who's been playing the church's organ, messing with tapestries, and freaking out churchgoers. Why is the ghost sticking around the church? And can they help the ghost move on in time for their client's wedding, or will the ghost get cold feet? Features fast-paced action, diverse char

Feb 13, 2018
The royal island by Pearl, Alexa, 1967- author. The royal island

In book seven of the Tales of Sasha series, Sasha, Wyatt, and Kimani travel to the royal island of flying horses! Sasha, Kimani, and Wyatt are flying to the island of royal flying horses where the King and Queen are waiting to meet Sasha! The journey is going well until a powerful storm forces them to take shelter on a small island until the next morning. But the King and Queen will be leaving the royal island in a few hours, and the trio is off course and without their map! Will Sasha find a wa

Feb 13, 2018
The sad puppy by Webb, Holly, author. The sad puppy

Amelia has only had her handsome puppy, Monty, for a few months when her grandpa gets sick and has to spend time in the hospital. He desperately needs someone to take care of his beloved dachshund, Daisy, so Mom and Dad agree to give her a home. But when Daisy arrives, she is unhappy and scared. Meanwhile, Monty doesn't understand why Amelia is making such a big deal over the new arrival. Doesn't Amelia love him anymore?

Feb 17, 2018