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10/24/2014 - 11:41am

A change of lace Cover
Chloe Taylor
Nancy Zhang, illustrator
As the school year begins, Zoey is asked for fashion advice from her frenemy, her friend Priti shows up to school with a new look, and Kate, dealing with a swimming injury, wants to spend her free time with Zoey.
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Oct 13, 2014
Arcady's goal Cover
Eugene Yelchin
When twelve-year-old Arcady is sent to a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state in Soviet Russia, soccer becomes a way to secure extra rations, respect, and protection but it may also be his way out if he can believe in and love another person--and himself.
J FIC Yel
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Oct 13, 2014
Blood in the water Cover
C. Alexander London
Cory McNab is a member of the Navy's Marine Mammal Program where he is partnered with a search-and-recovery dolphin named Kaj, and their new mission is to help locate a spy submersible lost in North Korean waters--but first they have to win the trust of the Navy SEALs who are assigned to deal with the problem.
J FIC Lon
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Oct 16, 2014
Centaur rising Cover
Jane Yolen
In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur is born and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.
J FIC Yol
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Oct 16, 2014
Dappled Annie and the tigrish Cover
Mary McCallum
Annie Hayward
Annie enjoys spending time in the hedge at the end of the garden where she can keep cool and talk to the creatures that live there.
J FIC McC
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Oct 24, 2014
Dory Fantasmagory Cover
Abby Hanlon
Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters, and generally driving her family nuts.
J FIC Han
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Oct 13, 2014
Emma and the blue genie Cover
Cornelia Caroline Funke
Oliver Latsch, translator
Kerstin Meyer, illustrator
Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog Tristan take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring.
J FIC Fun
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Oct 10, 2014
First team Cover
Tim Green
Brock is in another new town after being on the run with his dad again, and this time, he joins the football team.
J FIC Gre
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Oct 6, 2014
Murphy, Gold Rush dog Cover
Alison Hart
Michael Montgomery, illustrator
In 1900, a dog named Murphy wants to help Sally and Mama build a new life in Nome, but life in the mining town is not easy. Can the three of them find a home--and maybe a fortune?
J FIC Har
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Oct 24, 2014
Pack of dorks Cover
Beth Vrabel
Propelled from coolest to lamest after trying to kiss Tom Lemmings, Lucy tries to navigate the social hierarchy of fourth grade.
J FIC Vra
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Oct 13, 2014
Rain reign Cover
Ann M. Martin
Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet.
J FIC Mar
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Oct 6, 2014
Revenge on the fly Cover
Sylvia McNicoll
Trying to win a fly-catching contest and help rid Hamilton, Ontario of disease, new Irish immigrant Will discovers that a classmate is cheating and weighs whether or not he should also cheat in order to win.
J FIC McN
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Oct 24, 2014
Secret of the mountain dog Cover
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
An adventure-hungry girl and an enormous Tibetan mastiff share a journey in the Catskill Mountains, where a boy and his teacher seek to reopen an abandoned monastery to find a mysterious statue.
J FIC Kim
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Oct 24, 2014
The badger knight Cover
Kathryn Erskine
In England in 1346 Adrian has three problems: he is small for his twelve years, he is an albino, so people are suspicious of him, and his father wants him to be a scribe, while he wants to be an archer--but when he runs away to join his friend in the fight against the invading Scots, he learns that war can be a lot more complicated then he imagined.
J FIC Ers
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Oct 16, 2014
The book of bad things Cover
Dan Poblocki
Although twelve-year-old Cassidy Bean keeps a book of bad things, she did not expect her summer with the Tremont family in rural New Jersey to be one of them--but this year Ursula, a local hoarder, has died under mysterious circumstances, and Cassidy finds that there a great many bad and dangerous things hidden in her house, including, perhaps, her vengeful ghost.
J FIC Pob
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Oct 16, 2014
The Eye of Zoltar Cover
Jasper Fforde
Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Strange faces the impossible when the mighty Shandar emerges from his preserved state and presents her with a task that sends her and her companions on a journey from which they may never return
J FIC Ffo
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Oct 13, 2014
The Grimjinx rebellion Cover
Brian Farrey
Brett Helquist, illustrator
When the Palatinate Mages unveil their plot to take over the Five Provinces, thirteen-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of thieves must lead the rebellion to overthrow them.
J FIC Far
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Oct 24, 2014
The magic box Cover
L. M. (Lucy M.) Falcone
Kim Smith
Max Monroe, after discovering a detective agency in his grandfather's backyard, befriends the ghost of his great-uncle and the two join forces to solve the mystery of a missing birthday girl.
J FIC Fal
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Oct 24, 2014
The magnificent Lizzie Brown and the mysterious phantom Cover
Vicki Lockwood
Stephanie Hans, illustrator
In nineteenth-century London Lizzie Brown wants nothing more than to escape from the slums and her drunk, abusive father, so finding work and friends in a passing circus seems like a dream come true--but when she starts to have visions she finds herself confronting the mysterious phantom of London.
J FIC Loc
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Oct 24, 2014
The mystery of the missing lion : a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers Cover
Alexander McCall Smith
Iain McIntosh, illustrator
Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing.
J FIC McC
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Oct 16, 2014
The Rainbow Serpent Cover
Trevor Pryce
Joel Naftali
Sanford Greene, illustrator
The frog warriors search for their dreamcasting turtle friend, Yabber, who insists he knows who holds the key to saving the Amphibilands: the Rainbow Serpent, an ancient god who brought life to the Australian outback.
J FIC Pry
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Oct 13, 2014
The rookie bookie Cover
L. Jon Wertheim
Tobias J. (Tobias Jacob) Moskowitz
Neil Swaab, illustrator
When seventh-grader Mitch Sloan moves to Jonasburg, Indiana, he uses his exceptional skills in math, money, and sports statistics to make friends--but gets in over his head when he starts a football betting ring.
J FIC Wer
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Oct 6, 2014
The troubles of Johnny Cannon Cover
Isaiah Campbell
In 1961 Alabama, twelve-year-old Johnny tries to keep his promise to look after his disabled Pa when his older brother leaves for military service, but secrets from the past, Cuban politics, and racial tensions would make the task challenging even for his hero, Superman.
J FIC Cam
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Oct 13, 2014
The turtle of Oman : a novel Cover
Naomi Shihab Nye
Betsy Peterschmidt, illustrator
When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.
J FIC Nye
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Oct 16, 2014
The twin powers Cover
Robert Lipsyte
Identical twins and mirror opposites Tom and Eddie share a "road trip" between planets and risk everything to save their father from the alien scientists.
J FIC Lip
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Oct 13, 2014
Urban outlaws Cover
Peter Jay Black
Deep beneath London, five extraordinary youths, orphans who bonded over their shared sense of justice, have formed the Urban Outlaws and dedicated themselves to outsmarting criminals and performing Random Acts of Kindness (R.A.K.s), but they are in serious trouble when the face a genius super-computer, Proteus.
J FIC Bla
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Oct 6, 2014
Walking wounded Cover
Chris Lynch
Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck were best friends at home and in Vietnam, but now Rudi has been killed in action, and the remaining three are the only ones who know the truth about their friend's death--and the knowledge threatens to tear them apart.
J FIC Lyn
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Oct 24, 2014
Water planet rescue Cover
Wendy Mass
Michael Brawer
Elise Gravel, illustrator
Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his taxi driver dad, and a talking cat named Pockets are on an intergalactic mission to save an underwater planet in peril.
J FIC Mas
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Oct 24, 2014
We meet again Cover
Stephan Pastis
The irrepressibly overconfident young sleuth resolves to catapult his detective agency to global fame through the Miracle Report in spite of a temporary setback involving academic probation.
J FIC Pas
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Oct 24, 2014
Zombies of the Caribbean Cover
John Kloepfer
David DeGrand, illustrator
Escaping the mainland for the Caribbean, Zack Clarke and his team search for an eccentric explorer and renowned zombie expert who may be able to cure the zombie pandemic.
J FIC Klo
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Oct 6, 2014
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Chloe Taylor
Nancy Zhang, illustrator
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Jasper Fforde
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Eugene Yelchin
J FIC Yel
Brian Farrey
Brett Helquist, illustrator
J FIC Far
C. Alexander London
J FIC Lon
L. M. (Lucy M.) Falcone
Kim Smith
J FIC Fal
Jane Yolen
J FIC Yol
Vicki Lockwood
Stephanie Hans, illustrator
J FIC Loc
Mary McCallum
Annie Hayward
J FIC McC
Alexander McCall Smith
Iain McIntosh, illustrator
J FIC McC
Abby Hanlon
J FIC Han
Trevor Pryce
Joel Naftali
Sanford Greene, illustrator
J FIC Pry
Cornelia Caroline Funke
Oliver Latsch, translator
Kerstin Meyer, illustrator
J FIC Fun
L. Jon Wertheim
Tobias J. (Tobias Jacob) Moskowitz
Neil Swaab, illustrator
J FIC Wer
Tim Green
J FIC Gre
Isaiah Campbell
J FIC Cam
Alison Hart
Michael Montgomery, illustrator
J FIC Har
Naomi Shihab Nye
Betsy Peterschmidt, illustrator
J FIC Nye
Beth Vrabel
J FIC Vra
Robert Lipsyte
J FIC Lip
Ann M. Martin
J FIC Mar
Peter Jay Black
J FIC Bla
Sylvia McNicoll
J FIC McN
Chris Lynch
J FIC Lyn
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
J FIC Kim
Wendy Mass
Michael Brawer
Elise Gravel, illustrator
J FIC Mas
Kathryn Erskine
J FIC Ers
Stephan Pastis
J FIC Pas
Dan Poblocki
J FIC Pob
John Kloepfer
David DeGrand, illustrator
J FIC Klo