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09/19/2014 - 12:55pm

A brighter tomorrow : my journey with Julie Cover
Megan McDonald
What if you suddenly found yourself in Julie's world--sunny San Francisco in the 1970s? Join her on this adventure where the two of you can challenge the boys to a basketball contest, or spend a day at the beach and rescue a baby sea otter. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options in this multiple-ending story.
J FIC McD
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Aug 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
Bramblestar's storm Cover
Erin Hunter
As the new leader of ThunderClan, Bramblestar must prepare to weather a storm the likes of which the warrior Clans have never seen--and might not survive.
J FIC Hun
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Aug 22, 2014
Cartwheeling in thunderstorms Cover
Katherine Rundell
Will must find her way after she's plucked out of a wonderful life in Zimbabwe and forced to go to boarding school in England.
J FIC Run
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Aug 26, 2014
Catch the wind : my journey with Caroline Cover
Kathleen Ernst
A modern-day girl finds herself on the shore of Lake Ontario during the War of 1812, and as she and and Caroline Abbott experience life in this turbulent time, the reader is invited to choose how the twosome might help the Americans beat the British.
J FIC Ern
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Aug 26, 2014
Cheesie Mack is sort of freaked out Cover
Stephen L Cotler
Douglas Holgate, illustrator
Cheesie and his best friend, Georgie, pull off a fantastic UFO prank, but when things go wrong, the victims of the prank plan a sinister plot as payback.
J FIC Cot
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Aug 27, 2014
Dash Cover
Kirby Larson
When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.
J FIC Lar
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Aug 26, 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
Escape to California Cover
Josh Greenhut
Jeff Brown, creator
Macky Pamintuan, illustrator
While on vacation in San Francisco, Stanley meets a girl who enlists his help in performing a trick: escaping from Alcatraz.
J FIC Gre
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Aug 27, 2014
Finding Ruby Starling Cover
Karen Rivers
Through e-mails, letters, blog entries, and movie scripts, twelve-year-old Ruth, an American girl, and Ruby, an English one, discover that they are long-lost twins.
J FIC Riv
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Aug 26, 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
Full speed ahead : my journey with Kit Cover
Valerie Tripp
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Aug 26, 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
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
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.
J FIC Ehr
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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
Nuts to you Cover
Lynne Rae Perkins
After surviving being carried off by a hawk, a young squirrel resolves to find his way home, as his best friends begin their search for him.
J FIC Per
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Aug 27, 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
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.
J FIC Gib
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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 big break : a Julie classic Cover
Megan McDonald
It's 1974, and Julie Albright has just moved to a new neighborhood and started at a new school. So when she finds out the basketball team is 'boys only,' Julie is determined to fight for her right to play. Will a petition with 150 names be enough to make the coach change his mind and give her a chance?
J FIC McD
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Aug 26, 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 fourteenth goldfish Cover
Jennifer L Holm
Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.
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Aug 27, 2014
The glow of the spotlight : my journey with Rebecca Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
What if you, as a girl battling stage fright before a dance recital, suddenly found yourself in Rebecca's world in 1914? Join Rebecca on adventures where the two of you can try out for a vaudeville show, put on a musical, or even sneak into a factory to deliver an important message. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options in this multiple-ending story.
J FIC Gre
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Aug 26, 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 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 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.
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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 Zoo at the Edge of the World Cover
Eric Kahn Gale
Sam Nielson, illustrator
Marlin, a stutterer, can talk smoothly and freely with the jungle animals that populate his father's zoo in South America--until a mysterious man-eating black jaguar that his father catches and brings back home talks back.
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Aug 27, 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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Megan McDonald
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Bruce Coville
Elizabeth Levy
Anthony Lewis, illustrator
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Megan McDonald
Erwin Madrid, illustrator
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Shawn K Stout
Valeria Docampo, illustrator
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Pseudonymous Bosch
Gilbert Ford, illustrator
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J. B Cheaney
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Erin Hunter
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Stuart Gibbs
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Katherine Rundell
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Edith Cohn
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Kathleen Ernst
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Courtney Sheinmel
Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell, illustrator
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Stephen L Cotler
Douglas Holgate, illustrator
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Joan Bauer
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Kirby Larson
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Matt London
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J. E Thompson
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Megan McDonald
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Josh Greenhut
Jeff Brown, creator
Macky Pamintuan, illustrator
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Barry Jonsberg
J FIC Jon
Karen Rivers
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Jennifer L Holm
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Megan McDonald
Erwin Madrid, illustrator
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Jacqueline Dembar Greene
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Valerie Tripp
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Holly Black
Cassandra Clare
Scott M. Fischer, illustrator
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Heidi Schulz
John Hendrix, illustrator
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Andrea Davis Pinkney
Shane Evans, illustrator
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Christine Pakkala
Paul Hoppe, illustrator
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Michael Perry
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David Zeltser
Jan Gerardi, illustrator
J FIC Zel
Charis Cotter
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Brian Falkner
Donovan Bixley, illustrator
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Caroline Carlson
Dave Phillips, illustrator
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Simon French
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Jonathan Stroud
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Esther Ehrlich
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Kelly Regan Barnhill
J FIC Bar
Jason Segel
Kirsten Miller
Karl Kwasny, illustrator
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Eric Kahn Gale
Sam Nielson, illustrator
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Lynne Rae Perkins
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P. J. (Patricia J.) Hoover
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