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  • RescueRescue

    Haas, Jessie, author.

    Twelve-year-old animal lover Joni clashes with her new neighbor and animal rights activist, Chess. Their bumpy friendship reaches a crisis when Chess stages an impulsive animal rescue, and Joni must act fast to save the animals' lives.

  • Bad princessBad princess : true tales from behind the tiara

    Waldherr, Kris, author.

    With more than thirty real-life, not-so-fairy tales from history to today, this mix of royal biography, pop culture, art, and style is a spin on the traditional princess narrative.

  • The Ripple KingdomThe Ripple Kingdom

    Gigi, D G., (Artist), author, illustrator.

    The quest to save Dreamside continues! After a surprise attack at sea, Cucumber finds himself in the Ripple Kingdom, home to white sand, blue waves ... oh yeah, and the giant, terrible squid monster holding Almond and Sir Carrot captive. Can our so-called "legendary hero" rescue his companions from the nefarious Splashmaster? Nah, probably not. Good thing Princess Nautilus is here! With her wit, charm, and positive attitude, there's no way they can lose. But saving the day won't be as simple as it seems once a 500,000-year-old secret comes to light.

  • Hazy Bloom and the pet projectHazy Bloom and the pet project

    Hamburg, Jennifer, author.

    Hazy Bloom's "tomorrow power"---her ability to see into the future---can't help her persuade her parents that she's ready for a pet iguana.

  • Children of exileChildren of exile

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson, author.

    A twelve-year-old girl raised in a foster village is returned to her biological parents, and discovers home is not what she expected it to be.

  • Absolutely Alfie and the worst best sleepoverAbsolutely Alfie and the worst best sleepover

    Warner, Sally, 1946- author.

    When Alfie's former best friend, Lulu, announces she's hosting the best sleepover ever---and that she's only allowed to invite six girls---Alfie hopes to be one of the lucky few.

  • Sparks!Sparks!

    Boothby, Ian, author.

    August is a brilliant inventor who is afraid of the outside. Charlie is a crack pilot who isn't afraid of anything. Together these pals save lives every day. They also happen to be cats who pilot a powerful, mechanical dog suit!

  • The haunted house next doorThe haunted house next door

    Miedoso, Andres, author.

    When supernatural things start happening in the house timid Andres and his parents just moved into, next-door-neighbor Desmond Cole, eight, comes to the rescue.

  • A timeline of warshipsA timeline of warships

    Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

    For many centuries, warships were key to a nation's power. Read about how sailing ships fought for control of the oceans and about the coming of iron and steel warships, and find out what life is like in a nuclear submarine.

  • The not so boring letters of Private NobodyThe not so boring letters of Private Nobody

    Landis, Matthew, author.

    Seventh grader Oliver, a Civil War buff and weekend reenactor, is partnered with two misfits--Ella, who is on the verge of failing all her classes, and Kevin, who is Oliver's lunch companion--to create a documentary about the wartime experience of a Civil War contemporary, and while they conduct research in local historical societies, collaborate on a script, and edit the film, they discover secrets about their Pennsylvania soldier and learn how to be friends with each other.

  • Goldfish on vacationGoldfish on vacation

    Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- author.

    Three goldfish live in a small bowl, in an apartment building, in the middle of a big city, until one summer they get to go on vacation--in a fountain, with lily pads, and reeds, and other neighborhood goldfish.

  • WhiskerellaWhiskerella

    Vernon, Ursula, author, illustrator.

    Smart, funny, and filled with swashbuckling adventure, book five in the critically acclaimed Hamster Princess series is a hilariously retold Cinderella for the modern age.

  • StrongheartStrongheart : wonder dog of the silver screen

    Fleming, Candace, author.

    A German shepherd is transformed from Etzel, a police dog in Berlin, to Strongheart, a silent movie star that will need his best acting skills to prove himself innocent of attacking a girl.

  • HiloHilo

    Winick, Judd, author, illustrator.

    Hilo and his friends learn more about Hilo's past while they battle robots that were buried underground on Earth a thousand years ago.

  • Rising aboveRising above

    Zuckerman, Gregory, author.

    Here are the inspiring real-life stories of ten female superstar athletes, including Serena and Venus Williams, Simone Biles, Carli Lloyd, and Wilma Rudolph.

  • The worst sleepoverThe worst sleepover

    Rippin, Sally.

    "Jack loves sleeping at Jem's house. He has so many cool games! But why is Jem acting so weird?"--P. [4] of cover.

  • Mary Anne saves the dayMary Anne saves the day

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    When a fight breaks out among the members of the Baby-sitters Club, timid Mary Anne finds herself becoming more assertive as a babysitter and in her relationships with her father and friends.

  • Figure skatingFigure skating

    Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

    "A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic figure skating. Includes descriptions of men's and women's singles program, ice dancing, pairs skating, and the team figure skating events. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.

  • Carli LloydCarli Lloyd : soccer star

    Schwartz, Heather E.

    A biography of Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd, discussing her childhood, challenges, and career in soccer.

  • Summer of the gypsy mothsSummer of the gypsy moths

    Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

    A foster child named Angel and twelve-year-old Stella, who are living with Stella's great-aunt Louise at the Linger Longer Cottage Colony on Cape Cod, secretly assume responsibility for the vacation rentals when Louise unexpectedly dies and the girls are afraid of being returned to the foster care system.

  • CheckedChecked

    Kadohata, Cynthia, author.

    To help his dog through cancer treatment, Conor gives up hockey and finds himself considering who he is without the sport that has defined him, and connecting more with his family and best friend.

  • Hello lighthouseHello lighthouse

    Blackall, Sophie, author, illustrator.

    Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out to sea through shifting seasons, changeable weather, and the tenure of its final keeper.

  • How to spot a sasquatchHow to spot a sasquatch

    Torres, J, 1969- author.

    On a camping trip with the Junior Rangers, Jay feels like the odd one out. He's determined to get a photo of Bigfoot, but none of his friends believe Bigfoot exists.

  • Sweet feetSweet feet : Samantha Gordon's winning season

    Gordon, Samantha, author.

    Ten-year-old Samantha "Sweet Feet" Gordon isn't just a girl who plays football. She's also the best player in a league full of boys whose YouTube highlight reel made her an overnight sensation. Sam's attitude that girls can do anything has inspired people across the world. She even got her own Wheaties box, the first one to ever feature a female football player.

  • Frank Einstein and the space-time zipperFrank Einstein and the space-time zipper

    Scieszka, Jon, author.

    In this series finale, Frank Einstein, Watson, Klink, and Klank once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival, this time studying the science and mysteries of the universe!

  • Sam the Man & the the dragon van planSam the Man & the the dragon van plan

    Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

    Sam is a fan of dragons and monster trucks. When the family minivan needs replacing, Sam has the perfect plan: get a family monster truck instead!

  • Itch!Itch! : everything you didn't want to know about what makes you scratch

    Sanchez, Anita, 1956- author.

    Scratch the itch to discover the history, anatomy, botany, and biology behind what makes everyone . . . itch!

  • SupergiftedSupergifted

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    Donovan and his genius friend Noah are back, in a sequel to Ungifted that cleverly sends up our preconceived ideas about intelligence, heroism, and popularity.

  • The Terrible Two go wildThe Terrible Two go wild

    Barnett, Mac, author.

    Everyone's favorite pranksters are at it again! School's out, and Miles and Niles are running wild in the woods outside town.

  • The real McCoysThe real McCoys

    Swanson, Matthew, 1974- author.

    Elementary school detective Moxie McCoy looks for a missing school mascot and a new best friend, with the help of her annoying little brother.

  • Jack and the beanstalk and the french friesJack and the beanstalk and the french fries

    Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

    In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Jack's magic beanstalk produces so many beans that soon everyone in the village is sick of eating them, and mad at Jack, and when he climbs the beanstalk he finds that Mr. Giant is equally fed up with beans--but fortunately Mrs. Giant suggests a solution to their diet problem.

  • Shadow weaverShadow weaver

    Connolly, MarcyKate, author.

    Twelve-year-old Emmeline possesses the unique ability to manipulate shadows, but when her magical powers are threatened by a noble family she desperately turns to Dar, her shadow friend, who offers to save her if Emmeline makes Dar flesh again, but this bargain only puts Emmeline's life in further jeopardy.

  • The gnawer of rocksThe gnawer of rocks

    Flaherty, Louise, author.

    Based on a traditional Inuit legend, this graphic novel introduces readers to a dark and twisted creature that haunts the Northern landscape and preys on unsuspecting children.

  • The creativity projectThe creativity project

    Colby Sharp presents the results of a creative-writing challenge offered to more than forty beloved, award-winning, diverse, and best-selling authors and illustrators.

  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st StreetThe Vanderbeekers of 141st Street

    Glaser, Karina Yan, author.

    Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

  • The scarlet dragonThe scarlet dragon

    Quinn, Jordan.

    A newly-hatched, rare scarlet dragon comes under the special protection of the King and Prince Lucas, so when the dragon becomes ill Lucas and Clara set out for the forest of Burth to find the vixberries needed for a cure.

  • Robot on the looseRobot on the loose

    Winkler, Henry, 1945-

    Hank enters a robot-building contest at school and hopes to win a trophy, despite getting a late start, with help of Frankie, Ashley, and Jaden, a new friend and robot expert.

  • The edtech advocate's guide to leading change in schoolsThe edtech advocate's guide to leading change in schools

    Gura, Mark.

    ". . . includes background on the changing education landscape and how to manage it; activities to help edtech coaches and other change agents put what they learn into action; practical tools, including to-do lists, action plans and checklists, to help [them] guide digital school change; and tips to help new and emerging tech coaches understand the process of change, resistance to change and how to move past it"--Amazon.

  • The Children's Blizzard, 1888The Children's Blizzard, 1888

    Tarshis, Lauren.

    "When John Hale's parents moved from Chicago to a farm in the Dakota Territory in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some friends at school--but when a sunny day in January 1888 turns abruptly into a deadly blizzard he will need all his strength and courage to survive what became known to history as The Children's Blizzard."--OCLC.

  • Rise of the balloon goonsRise of the balloon goons

    Cummings, Troy.

    Alexander has just moved into Stermont, but the elementary school is being torn down, his new classroom is located in the hospital morgue, a notebook he finds is full of information about monsters--and everywhere he turns there are spooky balloon men determined to attack him.

  • Good-bye tonsils!Good-bye tonsils!

    Hatkoff, Juliana.

    A young girl describes what happens when she goes to the hospital to have her tonsils removed.

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Popular Titles

  • Real friendsReal friends

    Hale, Shannon.

    The graphic memoir of Shannon Hale in which she reflects on her childhood friendships.

  • The greatest giftThe greatest gift

    George, Kallie, author.

    As the snow stacks higher, Mona the mouse will have to gather friends both old and new to keep the peace, finding help in some of the most unexpected places.

  • Dog Man unleashedDog Man unleashed

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

    "Dog Man ... is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?"--Amazon.com.

  • Ultimate LEGO Star WarsUltimate LEGO Star Wars

    Malloy, Chris (Graphic designer)

    Lists all LEGO sets and figures.

  • All's faire in middle schoolAll's faire in middle school

    Jamieson, Victoria, author, illustrator.

    Homeschooled by Renaissance Fair enthusiasts, eleven-year-old Imogene has a hard time fitting in when her wish to enroll in public school is granted.

  • A tale of two kittiesA tale of two kitties

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-, author, artist.

    When a villain turns buildings into monsters that can eat anything in their path, Petey the cat's clone L'il Petey steps in to save the day, while Dog Man works to remain the top crimefighter in the city.

  • Razzle dazzle unicornRazzle dazzle unicorn : another Phoebe and her unicorn adventure

    Simpson, Dana, 1977-

    Phoebe and Marigold deal with trouble at school, messy rooms, and a case of "Sparkle Fever," before returning to Camp Wolfgang where Sue and Ringo remind them why being weird is so much fun.

  • Dog ManDog Man

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

    "George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?"--Amazon.com.

  • GhostsGhosts

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets her heart on meeting one.

  • Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the naughty nightcrawlers from NeptuneRicky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the naughty nightcrawlers from Neptune

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

    Ricky Ricotta, a small mouse, his giant flying robot, and his annoying cousin Lucy, battle the nightcrawlers from Neptune that are invading through a wormhole.

  • The Baby-sitters ClubThe Baby-sitters Club

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    Stacey's move to a new town and her struggle with diabetes are made easier by her friendships with Kristy, Claudia, and Mary Anne, and her participation as a member of the Baby-sitter's Club.

  • Sunny side upSunny side up

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    After her older brother starts acting strangely, Sunny Lewin is shipped off to Florida to spend the summer with her grandfather. She makes a friend her age and tries to enjoy her stay but, other than Buzz, everyone is really old. Besides, Sunny just knows her parents sent her away because she somehow made her brother the way he is. She just wants things to go back to how they were before.

  • Mary Anne saves the dayMary Anne saves the day

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    When a fight breaks out among the members of the Baby-sitters Club, timid Mary Anne finds herself becoming more assertive as a babysitter and in her relationships with her father and friends.

  • SistersSisters

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    In graphic novel format, Raina Telgemeier shares the story of her relationship with her younger sister.

  • Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the mutant mosquitoes from MercuryRicky Ricotta's mighty robot vs. the mutant mosquitoes from Mercury

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

    A mouse named Ricky Ricotta and his giant flying robot attempt to save the world from an invasion of massive mutant mosquitoes from Mercury.

  • Snow White and the magic mirrorSnow White and the magic mirror

    Bradman, Tony.

    Snow White wants to enter a painting contest, but she keeps getting interrupted by people asking for favors--until the magic mirror offers her some practical advice.

  • SistersSisters

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    In graphic novel format, Raina Telgemeier shares the story of her relationship with her younger sister.

  • SmileSmile

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    The author relates, in graphic form, her experiences after she injured her two front teeth and had to have surgeries and wear embarrassing braces and headgear, all while also dealing with the trials and tribulations of middle school.

  • Cinderella and the mean queenCinderella and the mean queen

    Bradman, Tony.

    Cinderella has problems getting along with Prince Charming's mother and tries to make her nice instead of mean.

  • Rapunzel lets her hair downRapunzel lets her hair down

    Bradman, Tony.

    Rapunzel, weary of having to spend every Saturday washing and drying her long locks, devises a plan that gives her the freedom she wants to pursue other activities while still pleasing her prince--who says he loves her long hair.

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