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08/24/2015 - 12:00am

A whole new ballgame Cover
Phil Bildner
Tim Probert, illustrator
From the first morning with their odd new teacher fifth grade is full of shocking surprises for best friends Rip and Red.
J FIC Bil
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Aug 21, 2015
Alice-Miranda shines bright Cover
Jacqueline Harvey
Alice-Miranda and Millie have made a dazzling discovery in the woodlands near their school. They vow to keep the secret to themselves, but it seems that a greedy politician and a pair of old friends are searching for the same treasure.
J FIC Har
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Aug 10, 2015
Amphitrite the bubbly Cover
Joan Holub
Suzanne Williams
When a mermaid named Amphitrite arrives at Mount Olympus Academy, she finds herself falling for Poseidon, but his quirks may be too much for her.
J FIC Hol
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Aug 18, 2015
Appleblossom the possum Cover
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Gary A. Rosen, illustrator
A young possum strikes out on her own and winds up trapped in a human house before her brothers can rescue her.
J FIC Slo
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Aug 5, 2015
Auggie & me : three wonder stories Cover
R. J Palacio
Collects three stories featuring Auggie Pullman told from Julian, Charlie, and Charlotte's perspectives.
J FIC Pal
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Aug 18, 2015
Born to be wild Cover
Matt London
When the global rule-maker refuses to allow anyone to move to the eighth continent, Rick and Evie's family compete with a corrupt developer to build homes, schools, and hospitals to prove that the region is fit for habitation.
J FIC Lon
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Aug 18, 2015
Can you survive a global blackout? Cover
Matt Doeden
James A Nathan, illustrator
Readers find their own paths as they navigate through a world with no electricity.
J FIC Doe
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Aug 18, 2015
Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel Cover
Dav Pilkey
George and Harold and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have been taking turns going to school, but when the doubles fall prey to their gym teacher, Mr. Meaner, and his method of mind control that turns students into attentive, obedient, perfect children, it is up to original George and Harold to strike back.
J FIC Pil
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Aug 20, 2015
Emily Windsnap and the ship of lost souls Cover
Liz Kessler
Sarah Gibb, illustrator
Natacha Ledwidge, illustrator
A class trip to a beautiful island is overshadowed by a local myth about a mysterious ship that may have ties to the lost city of Atlantis.
J FIC Kes
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Aug 5, 2015
Field trip Cover
Gary Paulsen
Jim Paulsen
Ben and his twin classmates, Charlotte and Jacob, are missing a school field trip so Ben's father takes them, his new apprentice Brig, and the dogs on an adventure during which Ben manages to try out for a hockey academy against his parents' wishes and the twins turn the road trip into a learning experience.
J FIC Pau
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Aug 5, 2015
Finding someplace Cover
Denise Lewis Patrick
The weekend she turns thirteen, aspiring clothing designer Teresa "Reesie" Boone is separated from her family by Hurricane Katrina but, during the horrific storm and its aftermath, begins to find strength in herself.
J FIC Pat
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Aug 5, 2015
Firefly Hollow Cover
Alison McGhee
Christopher Denise, illustrator
Because their dreams of daring adventures go against the cautious teachings of their nations, Firefly and Cricket set out on their own, find a home with kindly Vole, and together help a grieving "miniature giant" named Peter.
J FIC McG
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Aug 18, 2015
Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo Cover
Jon Scieszka
Brian Biggs, illustrator
Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity), and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of the human body.
J FIC Sci
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Aug 20, 2015
Frozen 5 minute stories Cover
Join Anna and Elsa as they discover a mysterious mountain monster, have a royal sleepover, babysit the trolls, and more.
J FIC Fro
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Aug 4, 2015
Fuzzy mud Cover
Louis Sachar
Two middle-grade kids take a shortcut home from school and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world.
J FIC Sac
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Aug 4, 2015
George Cover
Alex Gino
When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl. George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part because she's a boy. With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all.
J FIC Gin
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Aug 20, 2015
Ghostlight Cover
Sonia Gensler
A summer film project turns spooky when the setting turns out to actually be haunted.
J FIC Gen
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Aug 4, 2015
Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows Cover
Adam-Troy Castro
Kristen Margiotta, illustrator
Gustav and Fernie's adventures in the Dark Country continue as they search for their families. But as they get closer to discovering their families' fates, their mission is once again threatened by old foes--as well as some new, even more treacherous, ones. Will Gustav and Fernie be able to battle their way through and rescue their families before it's too late?
J FIC Cas
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Aug 18, 2015
Hamster princess : Harriet the invincible Cover
Ursula Vernon
Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.
J FIC Ver
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Aug 18, 2015
Hephaestus and the island of terror Cover
Joan Holub
Suzanne Williams
Craig Phillips, illustrator
When the Olympians arrive on the island of Lemnos, they meet the metal-working Hephaestus who is hesitant to leave with the gods, stating that the only way he will join them is if he gets to be their leader.
J FIC Hol
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Aug 18, 2015
Lilliput Cover
Sam Gayton
Jonathan Swift
Alice Ratterree, illustrator
Three-inch-tall Lily has been trapped in a bird cage for half of her life while her giant captor, Gulliver, writes a book about his travels but she finally escapes and, aided by a clockmaker's apprentice and his friends, makes plans to leave London and return home to Lilliput.
J FIC Gay
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Aug 18, 2015
Looking for Winston Cover
Poppy Green
Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell
Sophie Mouse's brother, Winston, wants to help her build a fort in the woods, but Sophie Mouse tells him he should go home because he's too little. When she realizes that she could use his help, he's nowhere to be found.
J FIC Gre
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Aug 18, 2015
Medieval upheaval Cover
Franklin W Dixon
Scott Burroughs, illustrator
After Chet wins the ring joust and free tickets to the real joust at the King Arthur Faire, Frank and Joe are on the case when these tickets go missing.
J FIC Dix
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Aug 4, 2015
My pet human Cover
undefined Surovec
A cat that enjoys his carefree life gets some treats and backrubs from the humans who have just moved into his favorite abandoned house, then sets out to train them properly, all the while protesting to his friends that he has no interest in being tied down to a human pet.
J FIC Sur
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Aug 5, 2015
Old wolf Cover
Avi
Brian Floca, illustrator
A wolf and bird must fight the starving time and find food, while a human boy learns to hunt.
J FIC Avi
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Aug 4, 2015
Out of bounds Cover
Fred Bowen
Will eighth grade soccer forward Nate Osborne choose good sportsmanship over winning the game?
J FIC Bow
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Aug 10, 2015
Percy Jackson's Greek heroes Cover
Rick Riordan
John Rocco, illustrator
Modern-day demigod Percy Jackson tells the origin stories of major Greek heroes, including Perseus, Bellerophon, and Atalanta, while offering his own personal take on his ancient associates.
J FIC Rio
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Aug 18, 2015
Piper Green and the fairy tree Cover
Ellen Potter
Qin Leng, illustrator
Piper's older brother leaves Peek-A-Book Island and Piper refuses to take off his old earmuffs, no matter what. Things are going from bad to worse until she discovers The Fairy Tree.
J FIC Pot
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Aug 10, 2015
Promise Cover
Judy Young
Eleven-year-old Kaden, a boy who lives with his grandmother outside the small town of Promise, learns, just when he is starting middle school, that the father he has never known was released from prison.
J FIC You
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Aug 18, 2015
Randoms Cover
David Liss
A twelve-year-old boy is chosen to join a four-person applicant team to work towards membership in the Confederation of United Planets, and stumbles across conspiracies resembling science fiction he's been a fan of his entire life.
J FIC Lis
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Aug 20, 2015
Rescue rebellion Cover
Geronimo Stilton
Giuseppe Facciotto, illustrator
Lidia Morson Tramontozzi, translator
Traveling to the planet Jurassix to warn its inhabitants of an imminent comet strike, Geronimo Stilton and his crew encounter ferocious, dinosaur-like beasts who have an appetite for rodents.
J FIC Sti
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Aug 20, 2015
School for sidekicks Cover
Kelly McCullough
Superhero geek Evan survives a supervillian's death ray, and is sent to the Academy for Metahuman Operatives. Unfortunately, instead of fighting bad guys, Evan finds himself blacklisted, and on the wrong side of the school's director. Can he convince his semi-retired has-been mentor to become a real hero once again?
J FIC McC
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Aug 5, 2015
Shadows of Sherwood : a Robyn Hoodlum adventure Cover
Kekla Magoon
When Nott City is taken over by a harsh governor, Ignomus Crown, and her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Robyn Loxley flees for her life and joins a group of children trying to take back what is rightfully theirs in this futuristic retelling of Robin Hood.
J FIC Mag
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Aug 21, 2015
The case of the stolen sculpture Cover
Steven Brezenoff
Lisa K Weber, illustrator
When a priceless sculpture disappears from the Capitol City Art Museum, thirteen-year-old Clementine Wim, daughter of an assistant curator, and her three friends set out to solve the mystery and recover the Statue of Gudea.
J FIC Bre
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Aug 18, 2015
The Demon Curse Cover
Simon Nicholson
New Orleans, 1886. When the city's mayor is struck down by a terrifying, unexplained illness, whispers of voodoo and demonic magic are everywhere. Could it be that the mayor is the victim of a deadly curse? Harry is about to find out. Along with his best friends Billie and Artie he will travel to the deep, dark heart of the Mississippi river, using his extraordinary skills to investigate the mystery. But evil forces are at work and soon Harry will face his most lethal challenge yet.
J FIC Nic
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Aug 10, 2015
The ghost of Juniper Creek Cover
Grace Gilmore
Petra Brown, illustrator
Logan and his friend, Anthony, spy something white high in the trees near the water, and after a neighbor confirms what Logan's older brother, Drew, told them about the Ghost of Juniper Creek, they summon all of their courage to set a trap.
J FIC Gil
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Aug 18, 2015
The mystery at the Calgary Stampede Cover
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Anthony VanArsdale
The Aldens are on a special vacation up north to see the Calgary Stampede -- a cowboy celebration of Canada's frontier spirit. There's a parade through the streets of Calgary, a spectacular stage show, and plenty of fun things to do. But behind the scenes at the festival, an important piece of jewelry goes missing. Can the Boxcar Children find the thief before the big show is ruined?
J FIC War
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Aug 10, 2015
The phoenix of destiny : an epic Kingdom of Fantasy adventure Cover
Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton is summoned back to the Kingdom of Fantasy, but he finds Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, surrounded by dark fairies and behaving very coldly--and it is up to Geronimo to figure out just what is going on and find the allies he needs to free Blossom from the evil spell that is affecting her.
J FIC Sti
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Aug 20, 2015
There's a zombie in my bathtub Cover
Henry Winkler
Lin Oliver
Scott Garrett, illustrator
Frightened by a monster movie that gives him nightmares in the days leading up to Halloween, little Hank is reassured by claims that zombies are not real until the people around him begin acting strangely.
J FIC Win
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Aug 10, 2015
Yard war Cover
Taylor Kitchings
Twelve-year-old Trip Westbrook lives in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964 and discovers the underlying racism in his family and neighborhood when he invites his maid's son Dee to play football in the yard.
J FIC Kit
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Aug 18, 2015
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Phil Bildner
Tim Probert, illustrator
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Sam Gayton
Jonathan Swift
Alice Ratterree, illustrator
J FIC Gay
Jacqueline Harvey
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Poppy Green
Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell
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Joan Holub
Suzanne Williams
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Franklin W Dixon
Scott Burroughs, illustrator
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Holly Goldberg Sloan
Gary A. Rosen, illustrator
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R. J Palacio
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Avi
Brian Floca, illustrator
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Matt London
J FIC Lon
Fred Bowen
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Matt Doeden
James A Nathan, illustrator
J FIC Doe
Rick Riordan
John Rocco, illustrator
J FIC Rio
Dav Pilkey
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Ellen Potter
Qin Leng, illustrator
J FIC Pot
Liz Kessler
Sarah Gibb, illustrator
Natacha Ledwidge, illustrator
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Judy Young
J FIC You
Gary Paulsen
Jim Paulsen
J FIC Pau
David Liss
J FIC Lis
Denise Lewis Patrick
J FIC Pat
Geronimo Stilton
Giuseppe Facciotto, illustrator
Lidia Morson Tramontozzi, translator
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Alison McGhee
Christopher Denise, illustrator
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Kelly McCullough
J FIC McC
Jon Scieszka
Brian Biggs, illustrator
J FIC Sci
Kekla Magoon
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Steven Brezenoff
Lisa K Weber, illustrator
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Louis Sachar
J FIC Sac
Simon Nicholson
J FIC Nic
Alex Gino
J FIC Gin
Grace Gilmore
Petra Brown, illustrator
J FIC Gil
Sonia Gensler
J FIC Gen
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Anthony VanArsdale
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Adam-Troy Castro
Kristen Margiotta, illustrator
J FIC Cas
Geronimo Stilton
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Ursula Vernon
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Henry Winkler
Lin Oliver
Scott Garrett, illustrator
J FIC Win
Joan Holub
Suzanne Williams
Craig Phillips, illustrator
J FIC Hol
Taylor Kitchings
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