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  • Mathematical mindsetsMathematical mindsets : unleashing students' potential through creative math, inspiring messages and innovative teaching

    Boaler, Jo, 1964-

    "[A] guide to the information, techniques, and activities that can be put in place to make math more enjoyable and achievable for all students"--Back cover.

  • This morning Sam went to MarsThis morning Sam went to Mars : a book about paying attention

    Carlson, Nancy L.

    "Eight-year-old Sam has a powerful brain but needs some help focusing. The doctor gives Sam lots of strategies to try, like staying organized, eating better food, and asking for help when he needs it. Sam's favorite strategy? Make time for imagination"--Provided by publisher.

  • A true homeA true home

    George, Kallie, author.

    Mona the mouse is precisely the maid they need at the grandest hotel in Fernwood Forest, where animals come from far and wide for safety, luxury, and comfort.

  • Be quiet!Be quiet!

    Higgins, Ryan T., author, illustrator.

    Rupert the mouse wants to star in an artistic, wordless picture book, but his animal friends cause problems by talking too much.

  • The six-day heroThe six-day hero

    Stein, Tammar, author.

    Twelve-year-old Motti discovers that there are many types of heroes as his tiny young nation of Israel fights for survival in the Six-Day War of 1967.

  • Making scentsMaking scents

    Yorinks, Arthur, author.

    Mickey isn't like his brothers and sisters. They're all stronger, faster, and have a much better sense of smell. That's because his "brothers and sistersĀ" are dogs---bloodhounds, to be exact.

  • The wingsnatchersThe wingsnatchers

    Horwitz, Sarah Jean, author.

    Aspiring inventor and magician's apprentice, Felix Carmer III, is aided by Grit, a fiery, flightless faerie princess, in winning a magic competition, in exchange for him helping Grit investigate a string of faerie disappearances.

  • Pigs might flyPigs might fly

    Abadzis, Nick, author.

    Magic and science clash in a world where highly evolved pigs fight their mortal enemies, the warthogs, for dominion of the skies!

  • Alice Paul and the fight for women's rightsAlice Paul and the fight for women's rights : from the vote to the Equal Rights Amendment

    Kops, Deborah, author.

    Here is the story of extraordinary leader Alice Paul, from the women's suffrage movement to the second wave of feminism, when women demanded full equality with men.

  • Bob and Joss get lostBob and Joss get lost

    McCleery, Peter, author.

    Join Bob and Joss on a hilarious adventure as they get shipwrecked on a tropical island.

  • Knife's edgeKnife's edge

    Larson, Hope, author.

    Twelve-year-old twin adventurers Cleopatra and Alexander Dodge are reunited with their father and realize that two family heirlooms reveal the location of a treasure that is their birthright.

  • Funny girlFunny girl : Funniest. Stories. Ever

    An anthology of humorous short stories, personal essays, comics, poems, and more, by twenty-five of the funniest women writing for kids today.

  • The playbookThe playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    A companion book to his bestselling and Newbery winning book The Crossover, The Playbook is Kwame Alexander's dynamic, sports-infused guide to life!

  • BracedBraced

    Gerber, Alyson, author.

    When twelve-year-old Rachel learns that her scoliosis has worsened and she will need to wear a back brace to keep her spine straight, she is devastated; afraid that she will not be able to play soccer, and terrified that she will not be able to hide her condition from her friends and classmates--but her mother is determined to spare her the spinal fusion surgery that she herself had as a teenager.

  • Lighter than airLighter than air : Sophie Blanchard, the first woman pilot

    Smith, Matthew Clark, 1982- author.

    Take to the skies with Sophie Blanchard, a woman meant for the air, as she discovers the incomparable sensation of flight in this beautifully told tale.

  • Double or nothingDouble or nothing : with the two and only Kelly twins

    Hurwitz, Johanna, author.

    What's the same about identical twins and what's different? Sleepovers, poetry projects, and new haircuts are in play as seven-year-old Arlene and Ilene start coming into their own.

  • The sand warriorThe sand warrior

    Siegel, Mark, 1967- author.

    The Five Worlds are on the brink of extinction---unless five ancient and mysterious beacons are lit.

  • RestartRestart

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    Chase does not remember falling off the roof; in fact, he does not remember anything about himself. When he gets back to middle school, he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed. Can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?

  • Charlie & MouseCharlie & Mouse

    Snyder, Laurel, author.

    Charlie and Mouse, two young brothers, enjoy a day out together, attending an imaginary party and collecting rocks.

  • 7 ate 97 ate 9 : the untold story

    Lazar, Tara, author.

    When 7 is accused of eating 9, worried 6 hires a detective to investigate.

  • Blooming at the Texas Sunrise MotelBlooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel

    Holt, Kimberly Willis, author.

    After the sudden death of her parents, Stevie, thirteen, is sent to live at a rundown motel, where she charms everyone except her estranged grandfather.

  • Prisoner of ice and snowPrisoner of ice and snow

    Lauren, Ruth, author.

    When Valor is arrested, she couldn't be happier. Her sister Sasha is already serving a life sentence for stealing from the royal family, and Valor is going to help her escape---from the inside.

  • A soldier's sketchbookA soldier's sketchbook : the illustrated World War I diary of R.H. Rabjohn

    Wilson, John, 1951 August 2- author.

    Russell Rabjohn was eighteen years old when he joined up to fight in WWI. As a trained artist, he was assigned to draw dugouts and map trenches. He used the opportunity to draw everything he saw, creating an unmatched visual record of a lost time.

  • Moto and meMoto and me : my year as a wildcat's foster mom

    Eszterhas, Suzi, author.

    Moto and Me tells the remarkable firsthand story of wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas' care for an orphaned baby serval---a small, spotted wildcat---in Kenya.

  • Point guardPoint guard

    Lupica, Mike, author.

    Gus and Cassie have always been on the same team off the field but can they stay friends when they're on the same court?

  • Knock about with the Fitzgerald-TroutsKnock about with the Fitzgerald-Trouts

    Spalding, Esta, author.

    These modern-day Boxcar children are back with another rollicking adventure, fending for themselves and looking out for each other and the beautiful island they call home.

  • The case of the missing action figureThe case of the missing action figure : & other mysteries

    Tashjian, Janet, author.

    Marty Frye is not your ordinary sleuth. Marty Frye is a poet detective---he makes up rhymes as he solves small crimes.

  • The adventures of John BlakeThe adventures of John Blake : mystery of the ghost ship

    Pullman, Philip, 1946- author.

    Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail between the centuries, searching for a way home.

  • Annie and SimonAnnie and Simon : banana muffins and other stories

    O'Neill, Catharine, author, illustrator.

    Little sister Annie and big brother Simon are (mostly) good friends, but even friends disagree sometimes.

  • Apex predatorsApex predators : world's deadliest hunters, past and present

    Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

    Introducing apex predators---the animals that are at the top of their food chains and have no natural enemies.

  • Red CloudRed Cloud : a Lakota story of war and surrender

    Nelson, S. D., author, illustrator.

    A leader among the Lakota, Chief Red Cloud opposed white expansion into Native American territory and eventually became the only Native American to win a war against the U.S. Army.

  • The forgetting spellThe forgetting spell

    Myracle, Lauren, 1969- author.

    Most people in Willow Hill think Darya is the prickliest of the Blok sisters. What they don't realize is that on the inside, Darya is soft and gooey from feeling everything, all the time.

  • What elephants knowWhat elephants know : a novel

    Dinerstein, Eric, 1952-

    In the threatened jungle of the Borderlands between Nepal and India during the 1970s, an orphaned boy discovers his fate as a great elephant driver.

  • Saving Mr. TeruptSaving Mr. Terupt

    Buyea, Rob.

    Mr. Terupt's former students have entered junior high and, each of them having their own personal issues, are afraid their group will split up. Hoping their former teacher can help, they find that it is he who is in need of saving.

  • The worst years of my lifeThe worst years of my life

    Patterson, James, 1947-

    When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

  • Whoever you areWhoever you are

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    Despite the differences between people around the world, there are similarities that join us together, such as pain, joy, and love.

  • Possum magicPossum magic

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    When Grandma Poss's magic turns Hush invisible, the two possums take a culinary tour of Australia to find the food that will make her visible once more.

  • Hattie and the foxHattie and the fox

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    Hattie, a big black hen, discovers a fox in the bushes, which creates varying reactions in the other barnyard animals.

  • Koala LouKoala Lou

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    A young koala, longing to hear her mother speak lovingly to her as she did before other children came along, plans to win her distracted parent's attention.

  • House arrestHouse arrest

    Holt, K. A.

    Timothy, sentenced to house arrest for stealing, keeps a journal into which he documents his fears and frustrations.

  • The lion insideThe lion inside

    Bright, Rachel.

    A little mouse decides to seek lessons in roaring from the mighty lion--who happens to be afraid of mice--and the two become good friends.

  • The seventh most important thingThe seventh most important thing

    Pearsall, Shelley.

    "In 1963, thirteen-year-old Arthur is sentenced to community service helping the neighborhood Junk Man after he throws a brick at the old man's head in a moment of rage, but the junk he collects might be more important than he suspects. Inspired by the work of American folk artist James Hampton"--Provided by publisher.

  • Waiting for AugustaWaiting for Augusta

    Lawson, Jessica, 1980-

    In early 1960s Alabama, eleven-year-old Ben, carrying an urn with his father's ashes, sets out on an eventful journey to the Augusta National, "the Sistine Chapel of golf courses," to make peace with his father.

  • Big Nate in the zoneBig Nate in the zone

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    Sixth-grader and self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright's bad luck has turned around and suddenly he can do no wrong.

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  • Dive into inquiryDive into inquiry

    MacKenzie, Trevor.

  • Lion lessonsLion lessons

    Agee, Jon.

    "Learning to be a lion takes some serious lessons, but luckily, this kid has a teacher who is a real pro"--Provided by publisher.

  • Diana's White House gardenDiana's White House garden

    Carbone, Elisa Lynn.

    "It's 1943, and the White House is busy with the war effort. Diana Hopkins only wants to help, but doesn't know what a ten-year-old can do - until the Roosevelt's come up with the idea of Victory Gardens, and Diana suddenly has the important job of Victory Gardener for the White House"--Provided by publisher.

  • The darkest darkThe darkest dark

    Hadfield, Chris, 1959-

    "Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Marvelous CorneliusMarvelous Cornelius : Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans

    Bildner, Phil.

    A man known as the "Trashcan Wizard" sings and dances his way through the French Quarter in New Orleans, keeping his beloved city clean, until Hurricane Katrina's devastation nearly causes him to lose his spirit.

  • The new small personThe new small person

    Child, Lauren.

    "Elmore Green likes being an only child, so when his parents bring a new small person, his baby brother, into the house he is not pleased and does his best to keep the new small person out of his life"--OCLC.

  • Out of the woodsOut of the woods : a true story of an unforgettable event

    Bond, Rebecca, 1972-

    "Inspired by the author's grandfather's experiences living in a lodge in the woods, a story of how people and animals survive a forest fire in a small Canadian town"--Provided by publisher.

  • Granddaddy's turnGranddaddy's turn : a journey to the ballot box

    Bandy, Michael S.

    "Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. But can Michael be patient when justice just can't come soon enough?--Provided by publisher.

  • Under the seaUnder the sea

    Patchett, Fiona. (local)577076.

    Illustrations and simple text introduce a variety of marine animals, including dolphins, sharks, jellyfish, and octopuses.

  • Lucy's quiet bookLucy's quiet book

    Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-

    When the children's librarian gives Lucy a book to help her quiet her noisy brothers, Lucy learns the power of a story.

  • Whoever you areWhoever you are

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    Despite the differences between people around the world, there are similarities that join us together, such as pain, joy, and love.

  • Officer Buckle and GloriaOfficer Buckle and Gloria

    Rathman, Peggy.

  • Tough BorisTough Boris

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    Although he is a very tough pirate, Boris von der Borch cries when his parrots dies.

  • Koala LouKoala Lou

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    A young koala, longing to hear her mother speak lovingly to her as she did before other children came along, plans to win her distracted parent's attention.

  • Night noisesNight noises

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    Old Lily Laceby dozes by the fire with her faithful dog at her feet as strange night noises herald a surprising awakening.

  • Hattie and the foxHattie and the fox

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    Hattie, a big black hen, discovers a fox in the bushes, which creates varying reactions in the other barnyard animals.

  • When I was young in the mountainsWhen I was young in the mountains

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

  • Wilfrid Gordon McDonald PartridgeWilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    A small boy tries to discover the meaning of "memory" so he can restore that of an elderly friend.

  • Possum magicPossum magic

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    When Grandma Poss's magic turns Hush invisible, the two possums take a culinary tour of Australia to find the food that will make her visible once more.

  • The giving treeThe giving tree

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

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