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09/30/2014 - 10:33am

Against the tide Cover
Tui Sutherland
Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan's perilous quest for talismans in a blue-water tropical paradise becomes more dangerous when they realize that one of their number is a traitor who has been revealing their locations to their enemies.
J FIC Sut
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Sep 26, 2014
Amy Namey in ace reporter Cover
Megan McDonald
Erwin Madrid, illustrator
Hoping to secure her career as an ace reporter in spite of limited happenings in quiet Frog Neck Lake, Amy Namey teams up with Judy Moody to search for an exciting news story involving the famed Great Virginia Sea Serpent.
J FIC McD
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Sep 12, 2014
Bad magic Cover
Pseudonymous Bosch
Gilbert Ford, illustrator
Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic.
J FIC Bos
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Sep 17, 2014
Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff : a Felony Bay mystery Cover
J. E Thompson
When Abbey and Bee's neighbor's dog, Yemassee, is kidnapped, they decide it's their job to find the men who took him.
J FIC Tho
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Sep 12, 2014
Frank Pearl in the awful waffle kerfuffle Cover
Megan McDonald
Erwin Madrid, illustrator
Wanting to win a blue ribbon at the Third-Grade Breakfast Bash, Frank Pearl has three shots at a prize, and with the support of Judy Moody as well as his amazing yo-yo trick, there's no way Frank can miss out on a trophy this time.
J FIC McD
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Sep 12, 2014
Hook's revenge Cover
Heidi Schulz
John Hendrix, illustrator
Captain Hook's swashbuckling daughter must avenge her infamous father's death at the jaws of the Neverland crocodile.
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Sep 17, 2014
Hunter Moran digs deep Cover
Patricia Reilly Giff
Twin siblings Hunter and Zack, along with neighborhood pest Sarah Yulefsky, dig for treasure--the hidden hoard of town founder Lester Dinwitty.
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Sep 24, 2014
Jasmine skies Cover
Sita Brahmachari
Fourteen-year-old Mira Levenson travels from London to Kolkata to meet her aunt and her cousin and to find out why the families haven't spoken in years.
J FIC Bra
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Sep 24, 2014
Jerry's magic Cover
William Woodin Rowe
Ten-year old Jerry Shore is the man of the house and makes good money selling and renting magical objects he gets from the Wonderworker by the dump. When some of the objects don't work, kids at school demand their money back. However, Jerry has already spent it and would be in big trouble if not for The Doubler, which doubles money left in it overnight. The Wonderworker cautions him not to misuse The Doubler and helps him discover his higher self.
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Sep 22, 2014
Last-but-not-least Lola and the wild chicken Cover
Christine Pakkala
Paul Hoppe, illustrator
In her ongoing campaign to win back her ex-best-friend Amanda Anderson, Lola continues to be thwarted by her last name, as "Zuckerman" keeps them far apart, whether it's on the bus, at recess, or a field trip to a farm. Lola knows she needs to rise above, but it may just take a week with grandma and a chance encounter with a chicken to give her the determination she currently lacks.
J FIC Pak
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Sep 15, 2014
Lug : the dawn of the Ice Age Cover
David Zeltser
Jan Gerardi, illustrator
Lug is a cave boy who would rather paint than fight. When he is banished from his clan, he and his two friends discover that the Ice Age is coming, and must figure out how to save their people.
J FIC Zel
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Sep 12, 2014
Maddy West and the tongue taker Cover
Brian Falkner
Donovan Bixley, illustrator
At nine-and-a-half Maddy West can speak every language in the world, a skill her mother finds weird--but when Maddy is asked to translate some ancient scrolls in Bulgaria, she and her ten-year-old friend Kazuki find themselves on a wild adventure with a mysterious monkey, a Bulgarian wrestler, evil magic, and a fiendish witch.
J FIC Fal
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Sep 9, 2014
Mira's diary : bombs over London Cover
Marissa Moss
Instructed by her time-traveling mother to travel to World War I London and steal a German spy's briefcase, thirteen-year-old Mira enjoys meeting famous suffragists and such writers as Arthur Conan Doyle, but soon begins to struggle with whether the changes she has been working for are the right thing to do, or if history should be allowed to unfold without interference.
J FIC Mos
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Sep 24, 2014
Mutation Cover
Roland Smith
Marty and his best friend, Luther, have managed to rescue Marty's cousin Grace from the clutches of the nefarious pseudo-naturalist Noah Blackwood, but their most dangerous mission lies ahead of them. Marty's parents have been missing in Brazil for months, and their trail has all but run cold. With time running out, Marty and the Cryptos Island crew race off for Brazil--where they discover that Noah Blackwood has twisted the natural order of things beyond their wildest, most terrifying dreams.
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Sep 26, 2014
My cousin's keeper Cover
Simon French
Eleven-year-old Kieran wants to be part of the 'in' group at school. He wants to be on the soccer team. He wants to fit in. But then his weird cousin Bon turns up, both at school and at home. Bon knows nothing about fitting in, with his long blond braid, babyish hand-knit hat, and funny, precise voice. Bon doesn't play sports, and he likes to draw imaginary maps with stories about 'Bon the Crusader' and 'Kieran the Brave.' He's an easy target for teasing, and Kieran has little patience for him. Even more irritating, Bon's only friend is the other new kid, a cool girl named Julia who wears cowboy boots and has a confidence that fascinates Kieran. What could she and Bon possibly have in common? With unflinching honesty, My Cousin's Keeper takes on childhood jealousy, family secrets, and unexpected kindness.
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Sep 15, 2014
Nest Cover
Esther Ehrlich
On Cape Cod in 1972, eleven-year-old Naomi, known as Chirp for her love of birds, gets help from neighbor Joey as she struggles to cope with her mother's multiple sclerosis and its effect on her father and sister.
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Sep 15, 2014
Nightmares! Cover
Jason Segel
Kirsten Miller
Karl Kwasny, illustrator
Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends must stop nightmares from taking over their town before it's too late.
J FIC Seg
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Sep 17, 2014
Paula Danziger's Amber Brown horses around Cover
Bruce Coville
Elizabeth Levy
Anthony Lewis, illustrator
Amber is excited to be spending the summer after fourth grade with her friends at Camp Cushetunk, but things start getting complicated when she learns that her worst enemy, Hannah Burton, is one of her bunkmates.
J FIC Cov
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Sep 12, 2014
Penelope Crumb is mad at the moon Cover
Shawn K Stout
Valeria Docampo, illustrator
Penelope Crumb makes a new friend when she is forced to learn how to square dance at school.
J FIC Sto
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Sep 12, 2014
Red berries, white clouds, blue sky Cover
Sandra Dallas
After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado.
J FIC Dal
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Sep 29, 2014
Rory's promise Cover
Michaela MacColl
Rosemary (Rosemary Gail) author Nichols
Rory and Violet are orphaned sisters living in the Sisters of Charity Foundling Hospital in New York, but when the nuns decide to send Violet to an adoptive family out West, Rory is determined to follow her and keep their family together.
J FIC Mac
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Sep 29, 2014
Sleuth on skates Cover
Clémentine Beauvais
Sarah Horne, illustrator
Precocious eleven-year-old self-made-supersleuth Sophie "Sesame" Seade investigates the disappearance of Jenna Jenkins, a student at Cambridge University, where Sophie's father is chaplain and her mother is Head of Christ's College.
J FIC Bea
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Sep 25, 2014
Somebody on this bus is going to be famous Cover
J. B Cheaney
During a torrential rainstorm, a school bus goes off the road and, with the driver unconscious, it is up to her passengers to try to rescue each other and go for help.
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Sep 17, 2014
Space case : a moon base alpha novel Cover
Stuart Gibbs
Dashiell Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon's most prominent doctors.
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Sep 16, 2014
Spirit's key Cover
Edith Cohn
Having finally developed the psychic ability her father has used to provide for them, twelve-year-old Spirit Holden, aided by the ghost of her beloved dog Sky, investigates the mystery of why wild dogs are dying on their remote island.
J FIC Coh
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Sep 12, 2014
Stella Batts : who's in charge? Cover
Courtney Sheinmel
Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell, illustrator
Stella volunteers to watch best friend Evie's dog, Bella, for a few days. Disaster strikes when Bella gets loose and runs away. Stella must find her before Evie returns.
J FIC She
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Sep 16, 2014
Tell me Cover
Joan Bauer
Feeling scared and powerless when her father's anger escalates and her parents separate, twelve-year-old Anna spends the summer with her grandmother and decides to make a difference when she sees what seems to be a girl held against her will.
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Sep 17, 2014
The 8th continent Cover
Matt London
Hoping to transform a giant floating garbage patch into a habitable eighth continent where people can escape an oppressive bureaucracy, Evie and Rick must race against time when a plastic-obsessed villainess tries to claim the continent to expand her power.
J FIC Lon
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Sep 17, 2014
The cat at the wall Cover
Deborah Ellis
When normal American middle-school student Clare dies and comes back as a cat in the middle of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, she wonders if she should even try to do what she can to help since, after all, she is just a cat.
J FIC Ell
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Sep 24, 2014
The categorical universe of Candice Phee Cover
Barry Jonsberg
Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.
J FIC Jon
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Sep 12, 2014
The Expeditioners and the secret of King Triton's lair Cover
S. S. Taylor
Katherine Roy
The West children are settling into their new lives at the Academy when Kit finds another map left to them by their father, the brilliant explorer Alexander West, who disappeared without a trace on a recent expedition to the Fazian jungle. Now they must follow their father's trail of clues, battling double-agent teachers, giant killer eels, and solar-powered pirates. With the world on the brink of war, the Wests unlock the voyage's deadly secrets with a mixture of courage, wit, and more than a few homemade contraptions.
J FIC Tay
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Sep 22, 2014
The iron trial Cover
Holly Black
Cassandra Clare
Scott M. Fischer, illustrator
Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.
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Sep 15, 2014
The madman of Piney Woods Cover
Christopher Paul Curtis
Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.
J FIC Cur
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Sep 30, 2014
The orphan and the mouse Cover
Martha Freeman
David McPhail, illustrator
In 1949 Philadephia, Mary Mouse and an orphan named Caro embark on an adventure when they team up to expose criminals and make the Cherry Street Orphanage a safe haven for mice.
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Sep 24, 2014
The red pencil Cover
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Shane Evans, illustrator
After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder.
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Sep 17, 2014
The scandalous sisterhood of Prickwillow Place Cover
Julie Berry
Seven very proper Victorian young ladies conspire to hide a murder from the authorities at their boarding school.
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Sep 29, 2014
The scavengers Cover
Michael Perry
With a neighbor's help, twelve-year-old Ford Falcon learns to survive in the harsh world outside the Bubble Cities by scavenging for items to use or trade--skills she needs when her parents unexpectedly go missing.
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Sep 12, 2014
The swallow : a ghost story Cover
Charis Cotter
Despite their differences, the two girls Rose and Polly become friends and explore the uncertain world between life--and death.
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Sep 15, 2014
The terror of the Southlands Cover
Caroline Carlson
Dave Phillips, illustrator
Westfield is now sailing the seas as the Terror of the Southlands, but when Miss Pimm is discovered missing, Hilary decides to find the Enchantress with the help of first mate Charlie, finishing school friend Claire, and the always intrepid gargoyle.
J FIC Car
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Sep 12, 2014
The whispering skull Cover
Jonathan Stroud
Lockwood & Co. are hired to investigate Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead, while Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in a ghost jar.
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Sep 17, 2014
The witch's boy Cover
Kelly Regan Barnhill
When a Bandit King comes to take the magic that Ned's mother, a witch, is meant to protect, the stuttering, weak boy villagers think should have drowned rather than his twin summons the strength to protect his family and community, while in the woods, the bandit's daughter puzzles over a mystery that ties her to Ned.
J FIC Bar
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Sep 19, 2014
The wolf princess Cover
Cathryn Constable
Sophie Smith is a teenage orphan stuck in a boarding school in London, but at night she dreams of Russia and wolves--then, on a class trip to St. Petersburg, she finds herself and her two friends deliberately separated from the group and whisked off into the silver forest of her dreams, where a mystery awaits.
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Sep 24, 2014
Tut : the story of my immortal life Cover
P. J. (Patricia J.) Hoover
Granted the gift of immortality by the gods, King Tut, living as an eighth-grader in Washington, D.C., has been stuck in middle school for ages and to make things worse, evil General Horemheb, in league with the Cult of Set, is seeking revenge for his 3,000-year imprisonment at Tut's hands.
J FIC Hoo
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Sep 17, 2014
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Tui Sutherland
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J. B Cheaney
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Erwin Madrid, illustrator
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Stuart Gibbs
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Pseudonymous Bosch
Gilbert Ford, illustrator
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Edith Cohn
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J. E Thompson
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Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell, illustrator
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Scott M. Fischer, illustrator
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David Zeltser
Jan Gerardi, illustrator
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Shane Evans, illustrator
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Karl Kwasny, illustrator
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Anthony Lewis, illustrator
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Valeria Docampo, illustrator
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Sarah Horne, illustrator
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