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08/27/2014 - 11:18am

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.
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Aug 26, 2014
A million ways home Cover
Dianna Dorisi-Winget
When her grandmother and guardian suffers a stroke, twelve-year-old Poppy Parker's life turns upside down--but when she witnesses a murder and has to go into witness protection with Detective Brannigan's mother it becomes hard to believe she will ever find a way home, let alone save Gunner, a beautiful German shepherd with an uncertain future.
J FIC Dor
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Aug 21, 2014
A wonderlandiful world Cover
Shannon Hale
When a mysterious being from Wonderland begins to infect Ever After High with a strange magic, everything goes topsy-turvy. Lizzie Hearts, Wonderland's future queen; Cedar Wood, daughter of Pinocchio; and Madeline Hatter, heir to the Mad Hatter's Haberdashery & Tea Shoppe, seem to be the only ones who haven't completely lost their heads. It's up to them to save their best friends forever after from a curse that threatens to give their school--and their lives--a very unhappy ending.
J FIC Hal
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Aug 21, 2014
Always, Abigail Cover
Nancy J Cavanaugh
Sixth grader Abigail, assigned a different homeroom than her two best friends and made only the alternate on the pom-pom squad, learns a lot about popularity and true friendship when paired with unpopular Gabby for a year-long "Friendly Letter Assignment."
J FIC Cav
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Aug 4, 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
Courage for beginners Cover
Karen Harrington
Twelve-year-old Mysti Murphy of Texas wishes she were a character in a book. If her life were fiction, she'd know how to solve her problems at school; take care of her family when her dad has to spend time in the hospital; and deal with her family's secret: that her mother is agoraphobic and never leaves the house.
J FIC Har
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Aug 4, 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
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
Fleabrain loves Franny Cover
Joanne Rocklin
This middle-grade novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952-53. The protagonist is Franny, a young girl of imagination, curiosity, and stubbornness. While recovering from polio, she begins a correspondence with a flea named Fleabrain.
J FIC Roc
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Aug 13, 2014
Frank Einstein and the antimatter motor Cover
Jon Scieszka
Brian Biggs, illustrator
In his Grandpa Al's garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own, and after an accident brings wisecracking Klink and overly expressive Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor until his archnemesis, T. Edison, steals the robots for his doomsday plan.
J FIC Sci
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Aug 13, 2014
Frostborn Cover
Lou Anders
Justin Gerard
Destined to take over his family farm in Norrøgard, Karn would rather play the board game, Thrones and Bones, until half-human, half frost giantess Thianna appears and they set out on an adventure, chased by a dragon, undead warriors, an evil uncle, and more.
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Aug 4, 2014
Full speed ahead : my journey with Kit Cover
Valerie Tripp
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Aug 26, 2014
Guinea dog 3 Cover
Patrick Jennings
When Pedro admits that he has a paralyzing fear of water, his friends try to cheer him up with a pet. Only this one won't leave the water! The third installment of the Guinea Dog series.
J FIC Jen
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Aug 12, 2014
I survived the destruction of Pompeii, 79 A.D Cover
Lauren Tarshis
Scott Dawson, illustrated
Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
J FIC Tar
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Aug 20, 2014
Judy Moody, mood Martian Cover
Megan McDonald
Peter Reynolds, illustrator
When it is "Backward Day," Judy must turn her usual sour mood upside down and be happy and nice for a change.
J FIC McD
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Aug 4, 2014
Manners and mischief Cover
Susan S. Adler
Maxine Schur
In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure when they try to find out what has happened to the seamstress who suddenly left her job.
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Aug 21, 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.
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Aug 27, 2014
Ollie and the science of treasure hunting : a 14 day mystery Cover
Erin Dionne
While spending two weeks at Wilderness Camp on the Boston Harbor Islands, thirteen-year-old Ollie, short, half Vietnamese, asthmatic, and overweight, must find and protect hidden pirate treasure from those who would steal it for themselves.
J FIC Dio
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Aug 14, 2014
Play it again, Mallory Cover
Laurie B. Friedman
Jennifer Kalis, illustrator
Mallory is excited about the six-week arts electives program at Fern Falls Elementary--until she gets stuck in her last-choice elective, band.
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Aug 4, 2014
Rise of the rebels Cover
Michael Kogge
The rebels fight back against the Galactic Empire, from Sabine using art to outsmart Stormtroopers to Ezra finding a souvenir at an Imperial fighter crash site.
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Aug 14, 2014
Seek Cover
Paul Fleischman
Rob becomes obsessed with searching the airwaves for his long-gone father, a radio announcer.
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Aug 4, 2014
Ship of dolls Cover
Shirley Parenteau
In 1926, eleven-year-old Lexie Lewis seeks to leave her strict grandparents in Portland and reunite with her singer mother in San Francisco, so when she hears that her class is sending a doll to Japan by way of San Francisco, she seizes her chance.
J FIC Par
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Aug 4, 2014
Teacher's pet Cover
Jamie White
Susan Meddaugh
When T.D. adds Martha's name to the substitute teacher list at Wagstaff Elementary, not even he expects a talking dog to actually fill in for Mrs. Clusky. Never one to ignore the call of duty, Martha takes the class under her wing--er, paw--but Helen's not sure their friendship can survive Martha's teaching style. Next, Alice is in agua caliente when she is assigned an oral report in Spanish class. She can't speak a word. But with the help of some Mexican alphabet soup made by Tio Jorge, Martha can. Is it cheating if a Spanish-speaking dog helps you with your homework?
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Aug 5, 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 flying beaver brothers and the hot air baboons Cover
Maxwell Eaton
Ace and Bub must stop a team of smooth-talking baboons from stealing Beaver Island's water to supply their water park.
J FIC Eat
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Aug 4, 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 haunted library Cover
Dori Hillestad Butler
Aurore Damant, illustrator
When ghost boy Kaz's haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, he meets a real girl named Claire, who lives above the town library with her parents and her grandmother. Claire has a special ability to see ghosts when other humans cannot and she and Kaz quickly form a friendship.
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Aug 15, 2014
The secrets of Eastcliff-by-the-Sea : the story of Annaliese Easterling & Throckmorton, her simply remarkable sock monkey Cover
Eileen Beha
Sarah Jane Wright, illustrator
Relates an abandoned sock monkey's adventurous quest to reunite his owner with the one person she most longs to know.
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Aug 21, 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
Wedding day disaster Cover
Carolyn Keene
Macky Pamintuan, illustrator
When a slice of Nancy's cousin's wedding cake disappears before it can be cut, Nancy and her friends investigate.
J FIC Kee
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Aug 4, 2014
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Megan McDonald
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Megan McDonald
Peter Reynolds, illustrator
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Dianna Dorisi-Winget
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Susan S. Adler
Maxine Schur
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Shannon Hale
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Lynne Rae Perkins
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Nancy J Cavanaugh
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Erin Dionne
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Erin Hunter
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Laurie B. Friedman
Jennifer Kalis, illustrator
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Katherine Rundell
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Michael Kogge
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Kathleen Ernst
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Paul Fleischman
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Stephen L Cotler
Douglas Holgate, illustrator
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Shirley Parenteau
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Karen Harrington
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Jamie White
Susan Meddaugh
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Kirby Larson
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Megan McDonald
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Josh Greenhut
Jeff Brown, creator
Macky Pamintuan, illustrator
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Maxwell Eaton
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Karen Rivers
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Jennifer L Holm
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Joanne Rocklin
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Jacqueline Dembar Greene
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Jon Scieszka
Brian Biggs, illustrator
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Dori Hillestad Butler
Aurore Damant, illustrator
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Lou Anders
Justin Gerard
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Eileen Beha
Sarah Jane Wright, illustrator
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Valerie Tripp
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Eric Kahn Gale
Sam Nielson, illustrator
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Patrick Jennings
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Carolyn Keene
Macky Pamintuan, illustrator
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Lauren Tarshis
Scott Dawson, illustrated
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