New to the Collection

Title Nine, ten : a September 11 story

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title Nine, ten :
Author Baskin, Nora Raleigh, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Relates how the lives of four children living in different parts of the country intersect and are affected by the events of September 11, 2001.

Title The trouble with babies

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The trouble with babies
Author Mills, Claudia, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: The Nora notebooks ; book 2
Format: Books
Summary Writing down her experiences of being a reluctant fourth-grade aunt to her older sibling's newborn, Nora is challenged to write journals in the style of an Oregon Trail pioneer for the science fair while partnering with a science-hating classmate.

Title The curse of the were-hyena

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The curse of the were-hyena
Author Hale, Bruce, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: A Monstertown mystery
Format: Books
Summary When Mr. Chu, the coolest teacher ever, develops some very unusual habits and appears to be a monster, best friends Carlos and Benny investigate.

Title Full of beans

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title Full of beans
Author Holm, Jennifer L., author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run-down Key West into a tourist resort.

Title The gold medal mess

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The gold medal mess
Author Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: MVP, most valuable players ; 1
Format: Books
Summary "Five friends are ready for their school's Olympics field day. But not everyone wants to play fair someone is trying to ruin the events! Can the kids in the Most Valuable Player club solve the mystery, save the Olympics, and take home the gold? Includes sports facts"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Devil and the bluebird

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title Devil and the bluebird
Author Mason-Black, Jennifer, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Armed with her mother's guitar, a knapsack of cherished mementos, and a pair of magical boots, Blue journeys west in search of her sister Cass, but when the devil she met at the town's crossroads changes the terms of their deal, Blue must reevaluate her understanding of good and evil.

Title The only girl in school

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The only girl in school
Author Standiford, Natalie, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary In a story told in letters, when Claire's best friend moves away just before the start of fifth grade, Claire becomes the only girl in her tiny island elementary school--and suddenly boys she has been friends with her whole life turn into resentful, bullying strangers.

Title The greatest zombie movie ever

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The greatest zombie movie ever
Author Strand, Jeff, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "After producing three horror films that went mostly ignored on YouTube, fifteen-year-old Justin and his filmmaking buddies decide it's time to make something epic"-- Provided by publisher.

Title There is a tribe of kids

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title There is a tribe of kids
Author Smith, Lane, author, illustrator.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

Title Stick Cat : a tail of two kitties

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title Stick Cat :
Author Watson, Tom (Children's story writer), author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Stick Cat and his best friend Edith must rescue a man in the building next door.

Title The littlest Bigfoot

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title The littlest Bigfoot
Author Weiner, Jennifer, author.
Edition: First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "The story of twelve-year-old Alice, a misfit who is ignored by her own family and shipped off to boarding school. She'd love a friend, and one day she rescues mysterious Millie Maximus from drowning in a lake. Millie, it turns out, is a Bigfoot, part of a clan that lives deep in the woods. Alice swears to protect Millie and her tribe, and the two girls try to find a place where they both fit in"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Stone coffin

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title Stone coffin
Author Eriksson, Kjell, 1953- author.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016, 2001
Series: Ann Lindell mysteries ; 7
Format: Books
Summary On a sunny morning in June, a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose?..The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property in the Dominican Republic, something that nobody knew about. A few days later a macabre discovery is made in a forest nearby.

Title Knights of the Borrowed Dark

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title Knights of the Borrowed Dark
Author Rudden, Dave, author.
Edition: First American edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary A young orphan learns that monsters can grow out of the shadows in our world, and there is an ancient order of knights who keep them at bay.

Title Rasputin : faith, power, and the twilight of the Romanovs

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title Rasputin :
Author Smith, Douglas, 1962- author.
Edition: First American edition
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. His debauchery and sinister political influence are the stuff of legend, and the downfall of the Romanov dynasty was laid at his feet. But as Smith shows, the true story of Rasputin's life and death has remained shrouded in myth. This work separates fact from fiction to reveal the real life of one of history's most alluring figures. Drawing on a wealth of forgotten documents from archives in seven countries, Smith presents Rasputin in all his complexity--man of God, voice of peace, loyal subject, adulterer, drunkard."--Provided by publisher.

Title Washington, DC history for kids : the making of a capital city : with 21 activities

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:28am
Title Washington, DC history for kids :
Author Panchyk, Richard, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title The terrible two get worse

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 7:26am
Title The terrible two get worse
Author Barnett, Mac, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Terrible two ; book 2
Format: Books
Summary "Friends and pranking partners Miles and Niles face a tough challenge when their favorite goat and nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern, no-nonsense father, Former Principal Barkin, who turns the school into boot camp"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The Glittering Court

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 7:26am
Title The Glittering Court
Author Mead, Richelle, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life they've only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the Glittering Court represents something else: the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea. After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price: she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and fiery former laundress Tamsin, and most importantly, from Cedric himself--even though she's falling in love with him."-- Publisher.

Title Playing for the Devil's Fire

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 7:26am
Title Playing for the Devil's Fire
Author Diederich, Phillippe, 1964- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Thirteen-year-old Boli lives in a small pueblo near Mexico City, a landscape destroyed by drug crime, and when his parents leave town and are not heard from, Boli hopes to inspire a luchador to help him find them.

Title Silence is goldfish

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 7:26am
Title Silence is goldfish
Author Pitcher, Annabel, author.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publication Date(s) 2015-2016
Format: Books
Summary "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"-- Provided by publisher.

Title All rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 7:26am
Title All rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook
Author Connor, Leslie, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Lexile Number 540 Lexile.
Accelerated Reader Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.8 11.0 Quiz: 180473.
Summary "Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth--and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home. When Perry moves to the "outside" world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from ... but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?"--Amazon.com.

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