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In Myrtle Peril

When a mysterious girl attempts to stake her claim to the Snowcroft family fortune, Myrtle Hardcastles father, a lawyer, is asked to help prove?or disprove?her identity. Is this truly Ethel Snowcroft, believed to have been lost at sea with her parents, or a con artist chasing a windfall? Mr. Hardcastles pursuit of the case takes a detour when hes hospitalized for a tonsillectomy?only to witness a murder. But wheres the victim? And who at the hospital could be harboring murderous intent? Myrtle i

How to Get Away with Myrtle

Myrtle Hardcastle has no desire to go on a relaxing holiday excursion with her aunt Helena when there are More Important things to be done at home, like keeping close tabs on criminals and murder trials. Unfortunately, the twelve-year-old aspiring detective has no say in the matter. So off Myrtle goes?with her governess, Miss Judson, and cat, Peony, in tow?on a fabulous private railway coach headed for the English seaside. But before the train reaches its destination, Myrtle and Peony discover a

Ghost Knight

A new ghost story from best-selling author Cornelia Funke. "That's nonsense. Ghosts can't kill people. They just can't do it." When eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft is sent away to boarding school in Salisbury, he's sure he'll never have to face anyone worse than his mom's new boyfriend, whom he dubs Weirdy Beardy. But he never could have anticipated the spirits he'll soon encounter. With the help of a new friend, Ella, Jon learns that it's not entirely by chance that he's wound up in Salisbury. To

Elijah of Buxton

Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and he discovers firsthand the unimaginab

Disney Wish

This audio junior novelization retells the exciting story of Disney Wish in theaters fall 2023. A film that could only come from Disney Animation, the epic animated musical is inspired by the legacy of films from the studio and asks the question: How did the wishing star, upon which so many characters wished, come to be? The story, set in Rosas, the kingdom of wishes where wishes can literally come true, follows Asha an optimist with a sharp wit who cares endlessly about her community. In a mome

The Curious Vanishing of Beatrice Willoughby

The Amadeuses were always considered somewhat strange. Even before the incident. When six-year-old Beatrice Willoughby vanished at the Amadeuses annual All Hallows Eve party, people in the tiny mountain town of Nevermore were quick to whisper: They were always odd. Their house is full of dark magic. And when Mort Amadeus was pegged for the crime, the Amadeuses, once the center of society, retreated. They closed their doors, disappeared from life. People almost forgot. Until thirteen years later,

Cold-Blooded Myrtle

When the proprietor of Leightons Mercantile is found dead the morning his annual Christmas display is to be unveiled, its clear that a killer had revenge in mind. But who would want to harm the local shopkeeper? Perhaps someone who still remembers the mysterious scandal that destroyed his career as a professor and archaeologist ... The killer strikes again a few days later, manipulating the figures in the holiday display to foretell the crime. Myrtle Hardcastle, twelve-year-old Young Lady of Qua

Book of a Thousand Days

When Lady Saren defies her father's command to marry the vicious Lord Khasar, she is sealed in a tower with only her serving maid, Dashti, for company. In their cramped, dark space, Dashti pours her thoughts into a daily journal while pitiless solitude engulfs them. At first Dashti is optimistic. They have food aplenty, candles for light, and even a visit from Lady Saren's true love, Khan Tegus -- though he can only call to them from outside their walls. But Saren is ill of mind, the outside w

Adia Kelbara and the Circle of Shamans

The first book in a fast-paced, witty, and big-hearted debut fantasy trilogy about a twelve-year-old apprenticing in the kitchens at the prestigious Academy of Shamans, who must ally with a snarky goddess and a knife-wielding warrior to save her kingdom. Perfect for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers and The School for Good and Evil. Life is tough for twelve-year-old orphan Adia. Her aunt and uncle believe shes an ogbanje, a demon-possessed child that brings misfortune wherever they go, and Ad

You Go First

Acclaimed author Erin Entrada Kellys fourth novel for tweens is a humorous and poignant page-turner about family, bullying, art, Scrabble, and the challenges of middle school friendships. Fans of Rita Williams-Garcia and Kate DiCamillo will love Erin Entrada Kellys perfectly pitched tween voice and complex characters.

Tumble by Perez, Celia C., author.
Date added:
Oct 4, 2023

From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk, a dazzling novel about a young girl who learns the missing pieces of her origin story from the family of legendary luchadores shes just met. Twelve-year-old Adela ?Addie? Ramirez has a big decision to make when her stepfather proposes adoption. Addie loves Alex, the only father figure shes ever known, but with a new half brother due in a few months and a big school theater performance on her mind, everything suddenly feels like its moving

Something Like Home

A moving novel in verse in which a lost dog helps a lonely girl find a way home to her family . . . only for them to find family in each other along the way. From the Newbery Honor Award-winning author of Iveliz Explains It All. ?Trust me: this book will touch your heart." ?Barbara OConnor, New York Times bestselling author of Wish Titi Silvia leaves me by myself to unpack, but its not like I brought a bunch of stuff. How do you prepare for the unpreparable? How do you fit your whole life in one

Slime Doesn't Pay!

Lots of little brothers can be pests and troublemakers' but Amy's brother Arnie is a MONSTER! In this R. L. Stine middle-grade scare fest, Amy and her friend, Lissa, don't know what to do about Arnie's bullying, bad-boy behavior, and mean jokes and pranks. The little monster is ruining their lives!The girls decide it's payback time. Total humiliation for Arnie. They find a recipe for blue slime on a YouTube channel and mix a big bucket to pour over Arnie at his birthday party.To their horror, th

Singing With Elephants

A powerful novel in verse from Newbery and Pura Belpre Award-winning author Margarita Engle about the friendship between a young girl and the poet Gabriela Mistral that leads to healing and hope for both of them. Cuban-born eleven-year-old Oriol lives in Santa Barbara, California, where she struggles to belong. But most of the time thats okay, because she enjoys helping her parents care for the many injured animals at their veterinary clinic. Then Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American winne

The Puppets of Spelhorst

From master storyteller Kate DiCamillo comes an original fairy tale?with enchanting illustrations by Julie Morstad?in which five puppets confront circumstances beyond their control with patience, cunning, and high spirits. Shut up in a trunk by a taciturn old sea captain with a secret, five friends?a king, a wolf, a girl, a boy, and an owl?bicker, boast, and comfort one another in the dark. Individually, they dream of song and light, freedom and flight, purpose and glory, but they all agree they

My Weirdtastic School #3- Professor Pitt Is a Nitwit!

The sensational My Weird School series has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide! In this third book of the sixth arc, A.J. and his friends get a peek into the art world with expert Professor Pitt. A special guest has arrived at Ella Mentry School! Professor Pitt is the president of a local museum and has all sorts of wacky ideas about art. A.J. thinks its all a total snoozefest . . . until the piece he turns in for an art assignment gets praised as a work of genius! Suddenly Professor Pitt

My Weirdtastic School #1- Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks!

The sensational My Weird School series has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide! In this first book of the new sixth arc, A.J. and his friends meet their mischievous fourth grade teacher, Miss Banks! A.J. and his friends are starting fourth grade! A new school year means a new teacher, and Miss Banks may be their weirdest one yet. She wont stop playing practical jokes on the class, and A.J. has reached the breaking point. Will he and the gang learn not to fall for her tricks? Or will Miss

The Mossheart's Promise

The first in a breathtaking middle grade fantasy duology about a young fairy who has always lived in her heroic grandmothers shadow, but now must step up and embark on a quest to save her mother from the ever-creeping mold overtaking their world?from New York Times bestselling YA author Rebecca Mix. The mold takes all. Twelve-year-old fairy Canary Mossheart knows this better than most. A few years ago, the mold took her papa, and even her famous, former-chosen-one Gran never found a cure. So whe

The Mona Lisa Vanishes

A propulsive work of narrative nonfiction about how the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre, how the robbery made the portrait the most famous artwork in the world?and how the painting by Leonardo da Vinci should never have existed at all. On a hot August day in Paris, just over a century ago, a desperate guard burst into the office of the director of the Louvre and shouted, La Joconde, cest partie! The Mona Lisa, shes gone! No one knew who was behind the heist. Was it an international gang of

The Memory Thieves

The action-packed sequel to the instant "New York Times "and #1 Indie Bestseller, "The Marvellers "by Dhonielle Clayton! In "The Memory Thieves", this fantasy adventure set in a global magic school in the sky, Ella, Jason, and Brigit return for their second year at the Arcanum Training institute. Praise for "The Marvellers"""The Marvellers" deserves the highest compliment I can give a book: I want to live in this world." ?Rick Riordan, #1 "New York Times" bestselling?author"A marvelous gift of a