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The wonderling by Bartók, Mira, author. The wonderling

The first in an exciting two-book set set in a futuristic Victorian land, starring a shy, one-eared fox-like character known only as Number Thirteen.

Nov 20, 2017
Wishtree by Applegate, Katherine, author. Wishtree

"Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree" -- people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches. Along with a crow named Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this wishtree watches over the neighborhood. You might say Red has seen it all. Until a new family moves in. Not everyone is welcoming, and Red's experience as a wishtree is more important than ever."--

Nov 20, 2017
Who killed Darius Drake? - a mystery by Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman), author. Who killed Darius Drake? - a mystery

"For Arthur Bash, the mystery all begins with a letter, written in blood, threatening his geeky classmate Darius Drake. For the price of two candy bars, Arthur agrees to his usual job of thug-for-hire, but in this case, Darius is secretly pulling him into a much more dangerous task than scaring kids at school. Orphaned when his parents were killed in a car crash, Darius uncovers clues that lure both boys into a web of lies, corruption, and conflicting tales about Darius's family and their long-a

Nov 20, 2017
The war I finally won by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker, author. The war I finally won

When Ada's clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she's not what her mother said she was--damaged, deranged, crippled mentally as well as physically. She's not a daughter anymore, either. What is she? World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living with their loving legal guardian, Susan, in a borrowed cottage on the estate of the formidable Lady Thorton--along with Lady Thorton herself and her daughter, Maggie. Life in the crowded cottage is tense en

Nov 20, 2017
The ship of the dead by Riordan, Rick, author. The ship of the dead

Loki is readying Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, complete with a host of giants and zombies, to begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It's up to Magnus and his friends to stop him.

Nov 20, 2017
Laugh out loud by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Laugh out loud

"I'm Jimmy, and I've got an awesome idea to start a kids' book company -- run by kids! It'll be like an amusement park, mad scientist's laboratory, and secret club headquarters all in one. But can a kid like me really make such a big, crazy, outrageous dream come true? Listen on and find out!"--

Nov 20, 2017
Jacky Ha-Ha - my life is a joke by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Jacky Ha-Ha - my life is a joke

"Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer--but her parents have other plans for her"--

Nov 20, 2017