by Baldwin, James, J BALDWIN

Little Man, Little Man : a Story of Childhood

Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges an…

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The Legend of the Howling Werewolf

"The Aldens are helping out at a harvest festival in a town at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. But something in the hills is scaring people away! Are the local rumors about a werewolf true?"--Back cover.…

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by Gravel, Elise J GRAVEL

Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere

Discovering a smelly creature in her garbage can that she names after herself, Olga befriends and studies the eccentric Olgamus using the scientific method, the practices of Jane Goodall, and other scientific concepts.…

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by Dixon, Franklin W. J DIXON

The Gray Hunter's Revenge

The Hardy Boys are asked to investigate when their favorite thriller writer dies in what may have been an accident, while the press swarms Bayport to get information about the author's last novel.…

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by Sutherland, Tui, J SUTHERL

The Hive Queen

Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings, speaking throug…

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by Martin, Ann M., J MARTIN

Missy Piggle-wiggle and the Sticky-fingers Cure

Even though she, her upside-down house, and its animal occupants are under quarantine with the Winter Effluvia, Missy Piggle-Wiggle manages to dispense cures to the misbehaving children of Little Spring Valley.…

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by Barkley, Callie J BARKLEY

Marion Takes a Break

When a broken ankle forces Marion to withdraw from the horse show, she finds a way to stay active by helping her friends at the Critter Club animal shelter find homes for a litter of kittens.…

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by Marko, Cyndi J MARKO

The Birdy Snatchers

Superheroes Kung Pow Chicken and Egg Drop must stop the evil Birdbrain from zapping the smartest chickens in Fowladelphia into zombies.…

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by Koehler, Fred J KOEHLER

Garbage Island

"In the midst of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Archibald Shrew and Garbage Island's mouse mayor, Mr. Popli, constantly clash over Archibald's bungled inventions. In fact, Archie and Mayor Popli are so busy arguing that they don't realize their island is falling apart until it's too late. Caught in a current, these u…

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by Anderson, AnnMarie J ANDERSO

Attack of the Plants

"Next stop...The Magic School Bus heads to the Galapagos Islands to learn about invasive species! Seat belts, everyone! The class returns from summer break to find their beloved Ms. Frizzle has been promoted and her younger sister, Fiona Frizzle, is taking her place. But Arnold is worried. What if the new Ms. Frizzle m…

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by Hahn, Mary Downing J HAHN

The Girl in the Locked Room : a Ghost Story

Told in two voices, Jules, whose father is restoring an abandoned house, and a girl who lived there a century before begin to communicate and slowly, the girl's tragic story is revealed.…

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by Landy, Derek J LANDY

Dark Days

"He's dead. She's still in high school. But together they're going to save the world. Skulduggery is gone, sucked into a parallel dimension. There is no official plan to save him. But Valkyrie's never had much time for plans..."--Back cover.…

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by Elliott, Zetta J ELLIOTT

Dragons in a Bag

In Brooklyn, nine-year-old Jax joins Ma, a curmudgeonly witch who lives in his building, on a quest to deliver three baby dragons to a magical world, and along the way discovers his true calling.…

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by Citro, Asia J CITRO

The Pod and the Bog

An old friend visits Zoey with a glowing seed pod. Zoey, Sassafras and Pip must work together to discover what this mysterious and rare magical plant needs to grow before all the seeds crumble to purple dust!--from book jacket.…

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by Wiley, Jesse J WILEY

The Road to Oregon City

"The end of the Oregon Trail is near, young pioneer--the fourth and final leg of your journey starts here. But, do you have the grit to make it to Oregon City? The wild frontier is full of risks and unpredictable surprises! This is the final installment of four books that will take you all the way to Oregon Territory--…

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by Joyce, William, J JOYCE

Jack Frost : the End Becomes the Beginning

After Nightlight, a Guardian, transforms into Jack Overland Frost, he is entrusted by Father Time with a great secret, but he must revisit his past if he is to understand the secret and defeat an old enemy who threatens the world with destruction.…

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by Schusterman, Michelle J SCHUSTE

Olive and the Backstage Ghost

"Olive discovers an old theater where she'll finally have a chance to shine on stage, but this theater--and its mysterious owner--are hiding dark secrets"--…

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by Rosenberg, Madelyn, J ROSENBE

Nanny X

Ten-year-old Alison and eight-year-old Jake discover that their nanny is working undercover to catch criminals.…

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by Leung, Julie J LEUNG

Merlin's Last Quest

Young mouse Calib Christopher is finally a squire to the Knights of the Round Table, but there is no time to celebrate because his best friend, Cecily, and Merlin's magical treasure are in the clutches of the evil Saxons.…

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by Turnage, Sheila. J TURNAGE

The Law of Finders Keepers

"A rumor that Blackbeard's buried treasure is somewhere near Tupelo Landing causes pirate fever to sweep through town just as clues about Mo's Upstream Mother surface and the Desperado Detectives--aka Mo LoBeau and her best friends Dale and Harm--take on the most important case of Mo's life"--…

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by Cowell, Cressida J COWELL

The Wizards of Once

Young wizard prince Xar, who has no magic, and warrior princess Wish, an outcast, team up on an adventure that brings them to witches long believed to be extinct.…

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by Barnett, Mac J BARNETT

Mac Undercover

One day, Mac (smartest boy in his class in a small town in California) receives a telephone call from the Queen of England, recruiting him to find the crown jewels (well, actually just the Coronation Spoon) and so Mac embarks on his first adventure as a secret agent--with the assurance that the Queen will give him a no…

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by Llewellyn, Tom J LLEWELL

The Bottle Imp of Bright House

Thirteen-year-old Gabe buys a bottle bearing an imp that will grant his every wish, but someone else will pay the price and, if he dies while owning the bottle, he will lose his soul.…

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by Selfors, Suzanne J SELFORS

Wedgie & Gizmo Vs. the Great Outdoors

Wedgie and Gizmo's humans are taking their first family vacation--to a campground by a lake! And their pets are too destructive to stay home alone. Wedgie the corgi is super-excited. He can't wait to chase squirrels and poop in the woods! But Gizmo, the evil genius guinea pig, has no time for games. He must convince th…

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by Barkley, Callie J BARKLEY

Marion Strikes a Pose

While her friends in the Critter Club babysit frogs, second-grader Marion enters a fashion design contest.…

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by Pierce, Tamora J PIERCE

The Realms of the Gods

While in the mystical realms of the gods along with Numair, Daine learns the secrets of her past and the implications for her future as she and Numair are compelled to return to the mortal world of Tortall to help fight against the immortals.…

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by Arden, Katherine J ARDEN

Small Spaces

"After suffering a tragic loss, eleven-year-old Ollie only finds solace in books. So when she happens upon a crazed woman at the river threatening to throw a book into the water, Ollie doesn't think--she just acts, stealing the book and running away. As she begins to read the slender volume, Ollie discovers a chilling …

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by Eagar, Lindsay J EAGAR

The Bigfoot Files

"Twelve-year old Miranda Cho used to believe in it all, used to love poring over every strange footprint, every stray hair, everything that proved the world was full of wonders. But that was before her mother's obsession with monsters cost Miranda her friends and her perfect school record, before Miranda found the stac…

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by Smith, S. D. J SMITH

The Wreck & Rise of Whitson Mariner

King Whitson Mariner leads the displaced rabbits as they weather every challenge on their quest for a new home.…

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by Youngblood, Leslie C. J YOUNGBL

Love Like Sky

Eleven-year-old Georgie is still adjusting to leaving Atlanta for a small town, having a stepfather, and being unable to get close to her stepsister when her six-year-old sister, Peaches, suddenly becomes very ill.…

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by Gibbs, Stuart, J GIBBS

Spy School Goes South

Thirteen-year-old spy in training Ben Ripley is sent to Mexico to try to thwart the evil organization, SPYDER--the CIA's main enemy.…

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Everlasting Nora

After surviving a fire in which her father dies, Nora and her mother live in a cemetery, but when her mother disappears and a loan shark steals her savings, Nora finds support from her cemetery neighbors to earn some money and search for her mother.…

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by Beatty, Robert, J BEATTY

Willa of the Wood

In the late 1800s, a twelve-year-old nightspirit living in the Great Smoky Mountains despairs as homesteaders destroy her forest habitat, until a chance encounter with a "day-folk" man changes everything she thought she knew about her people--and their greatest enemy.…

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by Auxier, Jonathan J AUXIER

Sweep : the Story of a Girl and Her Monster

In nineteenth-century England, after her father's disappearance Nan Sparrow, ten, works as a "climbing boy," aiding chimney sweeps, but when her most treasured possessions end up in a fireplace, she unwittingly creates a golem.--…

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by Wiley, Jesse J WILEY

Danger at the Haunted Gate

"It's 1850, and you are continuing on the treacherous Oregon Trail. In this second book of four, you need to get to Devil's Gate, the halfway mark on your 2,000-mile journey West. Keep watch! Danger awaits you on your way to those eerie cliffs. Which path will you choose in the face of danger? With more than twenty pos…

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by Wiley, Jesse J WILEY

The Search for Snake River

A family must survive the dangerous ford of the wild Snake River along the Oregon Trail, in a book where the reader's choices determine the outcome of the expedition.…

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by Hinojosa, Stacy, J HINOJOS

Guardians of the Taiga

Stacy was raised by wolves. She's never needed humans to survive and, from what she sees of humans, they're dangerous and unpredictable. For as long as she can remember, Stacy's pack of six powerful, playful wolves--Addison, Basil, Everest, Noah, Tucker and Wink--have been her only family. Together, Stacy's pack patrol…

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by Cartaya, Pablo J CARTAYA

Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish : a Novel

After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus's mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the…

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by Kinney, Jeff J KINNEY

Diary of a Wimpy Kid : the Meltdown

When snow closes Greg Heffley's middle school, he and his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, face a fight for survival as warring gangs turn the neighborhood into a wintry battlefield.…

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by Kim, Patti, J KIM

I'm Ok

Ok, a Korean American boy, tries a get rich quick scheme of starting a hair braiding business and winning the school talent competition to hide the fact that he is struggling with the loss of his father and the financial hardships he and his mother must now bear.--…

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by Wilson, Amy J WILSON

Angel and Bavar

"After the death of her parents, Angel has a lot to get used to: a new home, a new family, a new school. The last thing she's interested in is making new friends. Until she meets Bavar--a strange boy who slips through the shadows, a boy who might understand her nightmares. But Bavar doesn't want to let anyone in. Every…

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by Deen, Natasha J DEEN

Lark Takes a Bow

"In this early chapter book, amateur detectives Lark and Connor Ba figure out which of their follow actors is playing pranks on the local theater company."--…

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by Mlynowski, Sarah J MLYNOWS

Weather or Not

When Willa's upside-down magic rains, it pours. Clouds form under ceilings. Classrooms get flooded. Umbrellas must always be nearby, just in case Willa has an outburst. Willa hates being the source of such sogginess. Even worse, the more she rains, the badder she feels ... and the badder she feels, the more she rains. …

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by Landy, Derek J LANDY

Mortal Coil

Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back just in time to see their whole world get turned upside down. With Valkyrie struggling to protect her dark secret, Skulduggery and the gang are more vulnerable than ever, just as a plague of body-snatching Remnants are released upon the world.…

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by Keene, Carolyn J KEENE

Boo Crew

When every kid in town auditions for a television talent show, Nancy, Bess, and George must uncover who is sabotaging the auditions.…

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by Portes, Andrea. J PORTES

Henry & Eva and the Castle on the Cliff

Henry's and Eva's lives are forever changed when their parents die in a mysterious boating accident. That was a very bad day, but things are going to get worse. Their uncle Claude the Clod and his awful girlfriend, Terri the Terrible, have moved into the children's house on the cliff "to take care of them," but Eva has…

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by Lubar, David J LUBAR

Check out the Library Weenies : and Other Warped and Creepy Tales

Thirty-one creepy stories about vampires, transmutations, dreadful fairylands, and other terrifying things. Includes author's notes on how he got his ideas for these stories.…

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by Miles, Ellen J MILES

Spirit

"While walking in a snowstorm, Lizzie sees two dark eyes and a little black nose. It's Spirit, a white German shepherd puppy! Spirit's owners found new homes for all of his brothers and sisters, but they still don't have a place for him. Can Lizzie find a forever home for this helpful little pup?"--Page 4 of cover.…

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by Shurtliff, Liesl J SHURTLI

Grump : the (fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

"Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen (nicknamed Grump) has dreamed of visiting The Surface, so when opportunity knocks, he leaves his cavern home behind. At first, life aboveground is a dream come true. Queen Elfrieda Veronika Ingrid Lenore (E.V.I.L.) is the best friend Grump always wanted, feeding him all the rubies…

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by Wiley, Jesse J WILEY

The Race to Chimney Rock

It's 1850, and you are setting off on the treacherous Oregon Trail. In this first book of four, your goal is to get you and your family to Chimney Rock on time. But many dangers await you on the journey ahead. Wild animals, natural disasters, sickness, and other obstacles stand between you and your destination. Which p…

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by Teele, Elinor J TEELE

The Treasure of Mad Doc Magee

"The small, run-down town of Eden is the only place Jenny Burns has ever called home. The roots of the trees are in her bones, the air of the mountains is in her breath, the lakes and rivers are in her blood. And that's why, when her father loses his job and tells Jenny that they may have to move on from Eden, she know…

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Children of Jubilee

Kiandra Watanaboneset reluctantly takes charge when she, her brothers Enu and Edwy, and some young friends are captured by Enforcers and sent to a prison on the planet Zacadi.…

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by Viorst, Judith J VIORST

Lulu and the Brontosaurus

Lulu's parents refuse to give in when she demands a brontosaurus for her birthday and so she sets out to find her own, but while the brontosaurus she finally meets approves of pets, he does not intend to be Lulu's.…

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by Marko, Cyndi J MARKO

Heroes on the Side

When the Blue family travels to New Yolk City, Egg Drop wants to go to the first-ever Sidekick Super-Con--a big party for sidekicks--but Ticklebeak and his Bad Eggs soon chicknap the sidekicks and it is up to Kung Pow Chicken to save them.…

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by Barkley, Callie J BARKLEY

Ellie's Lovely Idea

Valentine's Day is near, and to raise money for a charity called Puppy Love, Ellie persuades the other Critter Club girls to join her in selling and delivering singing telegrams.…

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by Phelan, Matt J PHELAN

Knights Vs. Dinosaurs

With the realm at peace and few dragons about, the Knights of the Round Table are bored, so Merlin sends them to face the most terrible lizards of all--dinosaurs.…

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by Marko, Cyndi J MARKO

Let's Get Cracking! Bk. 1

Gordon Blue and his brother Benny, unlikely superheroes, must save Fowladelphia from Granny Goosebumps, who has filled the city with cookies that cause an innocent chicken's feathers to fall off.…

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by West, Jacqueline, J WEST

The Collectors

Van has always been an outsider. Most people don't notice him. But he notices them. And he notices the small trinkets they drop, or lose, or throw away--that's why his collection is full of treasures. Then one day, Van notices a girl stealing pennies from a fountain, and everything changes. He follows the girl, Pebble,…

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Island War

"In 1942 13-year-olds Izzy and Matt become trapped on an Japanese-occupied Aleutian island when the rest of the American population is evacuated and must survive on their own for the duration of World War II"--…

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The Darkdeep

Middle-schoolers Nico, Tyler, Ella, and Opal discover a hidden island in a forbidden cove that appears uninhabited, but something ancient has awakened knowing their wishes, dreams, and darkest secrets.…

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by Garretson, Dee. J GARRETS

The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

The orphaned Alden siblings travel to Egypt to return a lost artifact to its rightful location.…

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by Fisher, Isla, J FISHER

Marge in Charge

"Meet Marge, the mischievous babysitter with rainbow hair who loves to make a mess and bend the rules ... At dinnertime Chef Marge cooks up chocolate soup, and at school Marge the Musician conducts a chaotic concert in the playground! In these three stories, Jake and Jemima have brilliant fun with their new babysitter,…

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by Cline-Ransome, Lesa J CLINE

Finding Langston

Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.…

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by Reynolds, Jason J REYNOLD

Lu

"Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and not-so-literally--and Lu needs to figure out, fast, what winning the gold really means"--…

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Tales from a Not-so-happy Birthday

It's Nikki's birthday, and it is up to her whether it is a blast or a bust.…

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by Citro, Asia J CITRO

Caterflies and Ice

"When an unexpected snowstorm causes trouble for the magical creatures of the forest, Zoey and Sassafras come to the rescue. But their first attempt to save trapped caterfly eggs results in a big mistake. Can they figure out a way to fix things before the baby caterflies hatch?"--Jacket.…

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by Anderson, Sophie J ANDERSO

The House with Chicken Legs

"All 12-year-old Marinka wants is a friend. A real friend. Not like her house with chicken legs. Sure, the house can play games like tag and hide-and-seek, but Marinka longs for a human companion. Someone she can talk to and share secrets with. But that's tough when your grandmother is a Yaga, a guardian who guides the…

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by Webb, Holly J WEBB

A Kitten Named Tiger

When their new adventurous kitten goes missing, Ava must summon all her courage to rescue him.…

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by Mlynowski, Sarah J MLYNOWS

Seeing Red

Abby tries to use the magic mirror to get to her friend's house, but she ends up with her brother in the tale of Little Red Riding Hood; where, having accidently knocked out the Huntsman, they set out to save Red (named Lali) and her rather unpleasant grandmother themselves--but end up having to save the wolf (who actu…

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by Bruchac, Joseph, J BRUCHAC

Two Roads

In 1932, twelve-year-old Cal must stop being a hobo with his father and go to a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school, where he begins learning about his history and heritage as a Creek Indian.…

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by Lee, J. M. J LEE

Midnight at the Haunted Hotel

The Boxcar Children are investigating strange events at a hotel that some people say is haunted, and it seems like every room holds a new surprise. In this interactive, choose-your-path mystery, readers will put their sleuthing skills to the test, making decisions that will either help the Aldens crack the case or lead…

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by Cody, Matthew J CODY

The Loch Ness Lock-in

During the annual Strange Scouts Loch Ness Lock-In, Ben and the other Strange Scouts of Troop D try to foil a dastardly plot to frame the famous monster for destroying a wind farm.…

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by Federle, Tim J FEDERLE

Nate Expectations

When E.T.: The Musical closes, Nate reluctantly returns home to begin high school and, with his best friend, Libby, makes a project of turning Dickens' Great Expectations into a musical.…

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by Draper, Sharon M. J DRAPER

Blended

Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.…

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by Townsend, Jessica, J TOWNSEN

Wundersmith : the Calling of Morrigan Crow

"Morrigan Crow is now a proud scholar in the elite Wundrous Society, but must prove that she belongs in the Society, while battling a new evil"--…

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by Krulik, Nancy E. J KRULIK

Someone's Got a Screw Loose

An invitation to a birthday party becomes a recipe for disaster when Java's secret is nearly exposed by a nosy reporter.…

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by Mabbitt, Will J MABBITT

The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones

"Mabel Jones finds herself aboard the Feroshus Maggot--a ship crewed by the strangest bunch of pirates you'd (never) want to meet. She then has to find pieces of an X-shaped puzzle that in her hands could be her ticket home, but in the hands of Captain Split, they'd give him the power to assemble a pirate militia to ta…

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by Marko, Cyndi J MARKO

Bok! Bok! Boom!

Superheroes Gordon Blue and his brother Benny must rescue an opera star from the evil Dr. Screech before he turns her super high voice into a supersonic weapon.…

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by Mull, Brandon, J MULL

Wrath of the Dragon King

Seth and Kendra, newly appointed caretakers of Wyrmroost, soon find themselves in a fight for their lives when the dragons, led by Celebrant, rebel.…

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by West, Tracey, J WEST

Treasure of the Gold Dragon

Having taken the silver key, the evil wizard Maldred is after the gold key, which is protected by the Gold Dragon and her Dragon Master, Darma, but by the time Drake and Rori get there, Eko and her Thunder Dragon have seized the gold key--so together the three dragon masters, follow her through the portal to Maldred's …

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by Papademetriou, Lisa J PAPADEM

The Dreamway

After her twin brother is attacked, Stella Clay senses there is something different about him, but a talking mouse tells her that her brother has been kidnapped and taken prisoner in the Dreamway and it is up to her to rescue him.…

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by White, J. A. J WHITE

Nightbooks

Alex's original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he'll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He's loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don't have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he's desperate for a…

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by Stine, R. L. J STINE

The Ghost of Slappy

Slappy's back as a ghost! And this time, the only thing you'll play is hide-and-go-shriek!…

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by Baker, E. D. J BAKER

More Than a Princess

Aislin of Eliasind must rely on more than the magical gifts she has as a half-fairy, half-pedrasi when she becomes entangled in a sinister plot and saddled with difficult human princesses.…

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by Van Eekhout, Greg J VAN EEK

Voyage of the Dogs

"SOS. Lopside the rescue mutt and his canine crew are working alongside their humans onboard the spaceship Laika. We are the dogs. Then the dogs are abandoned, millions of miles from civilization, and survival seems impossible. We are alone. But these are all good dogs--and good dogs always complete their mission." -ba…

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by Baragrey, Wen Jane J BARAGRE

What Goes Up

Robyn Tinkerbell Goodfellow, twelve, lives in a house that seems to attract trouble, so when a satellite is expected to crash she races to learn the truth about her long-lost father before it is too late.…

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by Milford, Kate J MILFORD

Bluecrowne : a Greenglass House Story

Lucy Bluecrowne is beginning a new life ashore with her stepmother and half brother, though she's certain the only place she'll ever belong is with her father on a ship of war as part of the crew. She doesn't care that living in a house is safer and the proper place for a twelve-year-old girl; its boring. But then two …

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by Holm, Jennifer L. J HOLM

The Third Mushroom

When thirteen-year-old Ellie's Grandpa Melvin, a world-renowned scientist in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy, comes for an extended visit, he teaches her that experimenting--and failing--is part of life.…

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by Woodson, Jacqueline J WOODSON

Harbor Me

"When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world"--…

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by Webb, Holly J WEBB

The Stolen Kitten

"Olivia is delighted when her family adopts a beautiful little kitten. She can't wait to show Smokey off to all her friends, and neither can her older brother, Ben. When Ben invites his friend Rob over to their house, Olivia is worried that the rowdy boys will upset Smokey. Her fears come true when later that evening, …

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by Ignatow, Amy. J IGNATOW

Odds & Ends : the Adventures of the Not-so-fantastic Four

While the Odds crew tries to manage their bizarre superpowers, several of their less-than-gifted classmates have become town celebrities thanks to their suspiciously good exam results, prompting Jay and Nick to investigate.…

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by Tamaki, Mariko J TAMAKI

Lumberjanes : the Good Egg

"When Ripley comes across an abandoned egg, she's determined to take care of it until the parent comes back. Unfortunately, her plan is quickly foiled by egg poachers, who steal the egg for their own collection"--…

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by Kent, Deanna J KENT

Snazzy Cat Capers

Life is short. Diamonds are fur-ever. Internationally famous cat burglar Ophelia von Hairball V adores jewels--the only thing she loves more is a challenge. She's never met a safe she couldn't crack. Now the Furry Feline Burglary Institute (FFBI) offers her the ultimate caper: steal the giant Himalayan diamond and win …

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by McDonald, Megan J MCDONAL

Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party

When Judy learns that some of her ancestors lived in England and are possibly related to the Queen, her nemesis Jessica Finch finds more surprise relatives that Judy wishes she could hide in a dungeon somewhere.…

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by Chesterfield, Sadie J CHESTER

Fluttershy Balances the Scales

After receiving a message from Skystar, the princess of the seaponies, Fluttershy and her best friends head to Seaquestria for an underwater vacation.…

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by Binns, Barbara J BINNS

Courage

"Ever since T'Shawn's dad died, his mother has been struggling to keep the family afloat. So when he's offered a spot on a prestigious diving team at the local private swim club, he knows that joining would only add another bill to the pile. But T studies hard and never gets into trouble, so he thinks his mom might be …

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by Martin, Ann M., J MARTIN

Missy Piggle-wiggle and the Won't-walk-the-dog Cure

Even though Missy Piggle-Wiggle is preoccupied with repairing her Upside-Down House that was damaged in a storm, she always finds time to administer her magical cures that rid children in Little Spring Valley of their unwanted habits and misbehavior.…

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by Coakley, Lena, J COAKLEY

Wicked Nix

While the other fairies are away, mischievous Nix is charged with protecting the forest but he has no magic to prevent a man from moving into a woodland cottage.…

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by Humphrey, Anna J HUMPHRE

Mega Bat

When Daniel Misumi moves into a new home, far away from his old friends, he discovers a tiny talking bat in his room who also finds himself far from the home that he knew.…

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by Ormsbee, Katie J ORMSBEE

The House in Poplar Wood

The Vickery twins, Lee and Felix, live in a house in Poplar Wood, where, because of the "Agreement," their mother serves Memory, and their father assists Death, and only Lee is allowed to leave the house, except for Halloween; but when a local girl is murdered, Gretchen Whipple, daughter of the mayor, offers the boys a…

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by Gino, Alex J GINO

You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!

When her new baby sister is born deaf, Jilly makes an online connection with a fellow fantasy fan, who happens to be black and deaf, and begins to learn about the many obstacles that exist in the world for people who are different from her.…

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by Vande Velde, Vivian J VANDE V

The Prince Problem

Prince Telmund has been cursed to transform into a new animal every time he falls asleep and Princess Amelia has been kidnapped by the dangerous Prince Sheridan; if either of them want a happy ending they will have to work together.…

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by Gravel, Elise J GRAVEL

We're out of Here!

Olga decides she would like to figure out what planet Meh is from and begins to conduct some research on space travel.…

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by Webb, Holly J WEBB

The Forgotten Puppy

"Emi has wanted a dog for as long as she can remember. So when she gets Miki, a little Shiba Inu puppy, Emi wants to take her everywhere. There's just one problem - she has to leave Miki behind on the weekends she spends with Dad. Miki can't understand why Emi keeps going away! When one of the trips seems longer than u…

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by Bowling, Dusti J BOWLING

24 Hours in Nowhere

Welcome to Nowhere, Arizona, the least livable town in the United States. For Gus, a bright 13-year-old with dreams of getting out and going to college, life there is made even worse by Bo Taylor, Nowhere's biggest, baddest bully. When Bo tries to force Gus to eat a dangerously spiny cactus, Rossi Scott, one of the bes…

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by Magoon, Kekla J MAGOON

The Season of Styx Malone

Caleb Franklin and his younger brother, Bobby Gene, spend an extraordinary summer their new, older neighbor, Styx Malone, a foster boy from the city.…

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by Braden, Ann J BRADEN

The Benefits of Being an Octopus

Seventh-grader Zoey Albro focuses on caring for three younger siblings and avoiding rich classmates at school until her fascination with octopuses gets her on the debate team and she begins to speak out.…

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by Lewis, Gill J LEWIS

A Story Like the Wind

As a group of refugees huddles together in a rubber dinghy in the middle of the sea at night, one of them uses his violin to tell a story of how the instrument was invented and of a white stallion that ran like the wind, weaving their stories together and giving them hope for freedom in the future.…

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by Citro, Asia J CITRO

Unicorns and Germs

An earthquake shakes Zoey's house. Or maybe it's a unicorn-quake? An enormous new friend arrives in a lot of pain, and it's getting worse every day. Zoey must work with her mom and Sassafras to find a cure--and quickly!--…

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by Clark, Zack Loran J CLARK

Twilight of the Elves

"In the second book of The Adventurers Guild, Zed and Brock must save the elven city"--…

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by Barkley, Callie J BARKLEY

Amy Meets Her Stepsister

Amy so looks forward to meeting her future stepsister, Chloe, that she is not prepared when Chloe first ignores her than is downright mean.…

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by Muncaster, Harriet J MUNCAST

Isadora Moon Has a Birthday

Half-fairy, half-vampire Isadora Moon wants a normal human birthday party, but will her parents be able to meet her request?…

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by Stine, R. L. J STINE

Escape from Shudder Mansion

Riley Shiner is obsessed with a video game based on a real haunted house in his neighborhood. He has played the game so often he knows it by heart, but there's a level he just can't seem to beat. Riley and his twin sister Scarlet know the haunted house is full of monsters and evil spirits, but decide to spend the night…

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by West, Tracey, J WEST

Shine of the Silver Dragon

Diego is under the spell of the wizard Maldred who wants to control the Naga, an enormous dragon that lives deep within the Earth, and plans to use Diego to steal the two keys necessary for that purpose; the first key is guarded by Argent, the silver dragon, and Jean his dragon master, so Drake, Bo, Carlos, and their d…

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by Webb, Holly J WEBB

The Homesick Puppy

Megan is really excited about moving. She can't wait to take her lively yellow Labrador puppy, Kiki, for walks in the woods near their new house. But Mom and Dad are worried that Ellie is getting in the way, so Grandma offers to take her to stay during the move. Megan and Kiki have never been separated before. Megan mi…

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by Hunter, Erin J HUNTER

Blood and Bone

"A new Great Father now rules over the animals of Bravelands, but he is not what he seems, and unless the elephant Sky, the baboon Thorn, and the lion Fearless can fight his lies and unite the animals of the plains, the balance of Bravelands may be destroyed forever"--…

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by Selfors, Suzanne J SELFORS

Wedgie & Gizmo Vs. the Toof

While Gizmo continues his quest to take over the world, Wedgie and his best friend, a micro-pig who lives next door, team up to stop him.…

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