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Title The unbeatable Squirrel Girl : squirrel meets world

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title The unbeatable Squirrel Girl :
Author Hale, Shannon, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary After Doreen, uses her extraordinary powers to stop a group of troublemakers she becomes a full-fledged superhero called Squirrel Girl.

Title Boy X

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Boy X
Author Smith, Dan, 1970- author.
Edition: First [American] edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016-2017
Format: Books
Summary When twelve-year-old Ash McCarthy wakes up after his father's funeral, he finds that he has been kidnapped to an island off the coast of Costa Rica, caught in the middle of a secret and deadly project named Kronos in which his mother is somehow involved, and he must find a way to save them both--and the only person he is sure he can trust is a Spanish girl his own age named Isabel.

Title Family game night and other catastrophes

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Family game night and other catastrophes
Author Lambert, Mary E., 1984- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Seventh-grader Annabelle's mother is a hoarder, and their whole house is full of canned goods, broken toys, fabric, and old newspapers--but when a pile of newspapers (organized by weather reports) falls on Annabelle's younger sister Leslie and their mother is more concerned about the newspapers, it sets off a chain of events that brings their fix-it-all grandmother in and Annabelle realizes that if there is any hope for change she can not isolate herself and keep her family's problems secret.

Title Mutant rat attack!

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Mutant rat attack!
Author Cooper, Jay, 1974- author, illustrator.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: The spy next door ; 1
Format: Books
Summary Third-grader Dexter Drabner dreams of being a skateboarding-hero-spy, while contending with his nemesis at school, Millicent the bully--and when science teacher Mr. McFur's prized lab rat, Pretty, eats a piece of radioactive gamma broccoli and grows to the size of an elephant, he gets his chance to save the school from destruction.

Title Otherwise known as Possum

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Otherwise known as Possum
Author Laso, Maria D., author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Enrolled in school after her mother's death, Possum resolves to preserve her mother's homeschooling lessons by proving she already knows everything, an unsuccessful endeavor complicated by her teacher's attraction to Possum's father.

Title Train I ride

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Train I ride
Author Mosier, Paul, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Traveling from California to Chicago after her mother dies of a drug overdose and her grandmother of lung cancer, thirteen-year-old Rydr meets other passengers on the train and attempts to accept her own situation.

Title Hideout

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Hideout
Author Key, Watt, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary "The son of a Mississippi policeman finds a boy living in hiding in the wilderness and tries to help him without giving away his secret"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Portraits of courage : a Commander in Chief's tribute to America's warriors

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Portraits of courage :
Author Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- author, artist.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary A collection of military oil paintings and profiles presents the stories of post-9/11 veterans, their experiences on the battlefield, road to recovery, and continuing contributions as civilians.

Title The Harlem charade

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title The Harlem charade
Author Tarpley, Natasha, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Seventh-graders Jin, Alexandra, and Elvin come from very different backgrounds and circumstances, but they all live in Harlem, and when Elvin's grandfather is attacked they band together to find out who is responsible--and the search leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune, and into conflict with an ambitious politician who wants to turn Harlem into an historic amusement park.

Title The Bad Guys

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title The Bad Guys
Author Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator.
Publication Date(s) 2017, 2015
Series: The Bad Guys
Format: Books
Summary The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.

Title Grandpa's great escape

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title Grandpa's great escape
Author Walliams, David, 1971- author.
Publication Date(s) 2017, 2015
Format: Books
Summary Twelve year old Jack's grandpa lives in a rest home and often mistakes Jack for his World War II squadron commander, but when grandpa wants to escape his boring situation, Jack has to decide how he will help him.

Title The hearts of men : a novel

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 6:29am
Title The hearts of men :
Author Butler, Nickolas, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books
Summary Camp Chippewa, 1962. Nelson Doughty, age thirteen, social outcast and overachiever, is the Bugler, sounding the reveille proudly each morning. Yet this particular summer marks the beginning of an uncertain and tenuous friendship with a popular boy named Jonathan. Over the years, Nelson, irrevocably scarred from the Vietnam War, becomes Scoutmaster of Camp Chippewa, while Jonathan marries, divorces, and turns his father's business into a highly profitable company. And when something unthinkable happens at a camp get-together with Nelson as Scoutmaster and Jonathan's teenage grandson and daughter-in-law as campers, the aftermath demonstrates the depths, and the limits, of Nelson's selflessness and bravery.

Title You wouldn't want to be Cleopatra! : an Egyptian ruler you'd rather not be

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to be Cleopatra! :
Author Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to be
Format: Books

Title You wouldn't want to be Tutankhamen! : a mummy who really got meddled with

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to be Tutankhamen! :
Author Stewart, David, 1954-
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to be
Format: Books

Title You wouldn't want to be a crusader! : a war you'd rather not fight

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to be a crusader! :
Author Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to be ...
Format: Books
Summary Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the life and duties of a young Christian knight.

Title You wouldn't want to be a worker on the Statue of Liberty! : a monument you'd rather not build

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to be a worker on the Statue of Liberty! :
Author Malam, John, 1957- author.
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to be
Format: Books

Title You wouldn't want to be on Apollo 13! : a mission you'd rather not go on

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to be on Apollo 13! :
Author Graham, Ian, 1953-
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to
Format: Books

Title You wouldn't want to live in Pompeii! : a volcanic eruption you'd rather avoid

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to live in Pompeii! :
Author Malam, John, 1957- author.
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to be
Format: Books

Title You wouldn't want to work on the Great Wall of China! : defenses you'd rather not build

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title You wouldn't want to work on the Great Wall of China! :
Author Morley, Jacqueline, author.
Edition: Revised edition.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Series: You wouldn't want to
Format: Books
Summary "Describes what life would be like to work on the Great Wall of China"--Provided by publisher.

Title Việt Nam : a history from earliest times to the present

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 9:27am
Title Việt Nam :
Author Kiernan, Ben, author.
Publication Date(s) 2017
Format: Books

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