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Title The great white shark scientist

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title The great white shark scientist
Author Montgomery, Sy, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Scientists in the field
Format: Books
Summary The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of great whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep.

Title Towers falling

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Towers falling
Author Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "While learning about September 11th, fifth grader Dèja (born after the attacks) realizes how much the events still color her world"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Places no one knows

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Places no one knows
Author Yovanoff, Brenna, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Waverly Camdenmar, an overachiever in every way, seems perfect, yet perfection is exhausting. She has not slept in days and then one night she falls asleep and walks into someone else's life. She dream visits a boy she could never be with and is forced to decide what matters most to her"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Peril at the top of the world

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Peril at the top of the world
Author Patterson, James, 1947- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Treasure hunters ; book 4
Format: Books
Summary When a set of priceless paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt go missing in Russia, the Kidd siblings head to St. Petersburg and the wild Arctic tundra to find the bad guys and locate the treasure.

Title Return to the Isle of the Lost : a Descendants novel

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Return to the Isle of the Lost :
Author De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: A Descendants novel ; bk. 2
Format: Books
Summary Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay have received threatening messages demanding they return home. They have a sneaking suspicion that their villanous parents are behind the messages, and something Evie sees in her Magic Mirror confirms their fears. Although Maleficent's just a tiny lizard after her confrontation with Mal, could she have found a way to escape? Mal and her friends determine to sneak back to the Isle to get to the bottom of the mystery.

Title Cody Harmon, king of pets

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Cody Harmon, king of pets
Author Mills, Claudia, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Franklin School friends ; 5
Format: Books
Summary "Cody Harmon loves animals--he even has nine pets--so when the school holds a pet show fundraiser, it should be his time to shine"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The boy at the top of the mountain

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title The boy at the top of the mountain
Author Boyne, John, 1971- author.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publication Date(s) 2015-2016
Format: Books
Summary "When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy Austrian household. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler. Pierrot is quickly taken under Hitler's wing and thrown into an increasingly dangerous new world: a world of terror, secrets, and betrayal from which he may never be able to escape."-- from the publisher.

Title Wolf Hollow : a novel

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Wolf Hollow :
Author Wolk, Lauren, 1956- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The girl I used to be

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title The girl I used to be
Author Henry, April, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Olivia's parents were killed fourteen years ago. Now, new evidence reopens the case . . . and she finds herself involved"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Shuffle, repeat

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Shuffle, repeat
Author Klein, Jen, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "When Oliver and June are forced to ride to school together each morning, no one is more surprised than this odd couple when a friendship--and then romance--develops"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Lily and Dunkin

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Lily and Dunkin
Author Gephart, Donna, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey town he's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The unexpected everything

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title The unexpected everything
Author Matson, Morgan, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary When a scandal surrounding her father upsets all her carefully laid plans for her future, Andie must learn to accept a new relationship with her father and to embrace a little chaos in her life.

Title The art of being normal

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title The art of being normal
Author Williamson, Lisa, 1980- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary David Piper, always an outsider, forms an unlikely friendship with Leo Denton who, from the first day at his new school wants only to be invisible, but when David's deepest secret gets out, that he wants to be a girl, things get very messy for both of them.

Title Slacker

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Slacker
Author Korman, Gordon, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.

Title Paper and fire

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Paper and fire
Author Caine, Rachel, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: The Great Library ; 2
Format: Books
Summary "In Ink and Bone, author Rachel Caine introduced a world where knowledge is power, and power corrupts absolutely. Now she continues the story of those who dare to defy the Great Library--and rewrite history ... With an iron fist, the Great Library controls the knowledge of the world, ruthlessly stamping out all rebellion and in the name of the greater good forbidding the personal ownership of books. Jess Brightwell has survived his introduction to the sinister, seductive world of the Library, but serving in its army is nothing like what he envisioned. His life and the lives of those he cares for have been altered forever. His best friend is lost, and Morgan, the girl he loves, is locked away in the Iron Tower, doomed to a life apart from everything she knows. Embarking on a mission to save one of their own, Jess and his band of allies make one wrong move and suddenly find themselves hunted by the Library's deadly automata and forced to flee Alexandria, all the way to London. But Jess's home isn't safe anymore. The Welsh army is coming, London is burning, and soon Jess must choose between his friends, his family, and the Library, which is willing to sacrifice anything and anyone in the search for ultimate control."-- Provided by publisher.

Title Where you'll find me

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:35am
Title Where you'll find me
Author Friend, Natasha, 1972- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary After her mother's attempted suicide, thirteen-year-old Anna goes to live with her father and his new family, and learns to navigate the shifting loyalties of middle school friendships.

Title The best worst thing

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The best worst thing
Author Lane, Kathleen, 1967- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Maggie sees injustice and danger everywhere, and she does not like it one bit, so she devises intricate ways of controlling her own world, and a larger, more dangerous plan for protecting everyone else"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The seventh wish

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title The seventh wish
Author Messner, Kate, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Charlie feels like she's always coming in last. From her mom's new job to her sister's life away at college, everything else always seems to be more important than Charlie's upcoming dance competition or science project. Unsure of how to get her family's attention, Charlie comes across the surprise of her life one day while ice-fishing...in the form of a floppy, scaly fish offering to grant her a wish in exchange for its freedom"-- Provided by publisher.

Title School of the dead

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title School of the dead
Author Avi, 1937- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary For most of Tony Gilbert's life, he has thought of his uncle as "Weird Uncle Charlie." That is, until Uncle Charlie moves in with Tony and his family. Uncle Charlie is still odd, of course--talking about spirits and other supernatural stuff--but he and Tony become fast friends, and Tony ends up having a lot of fun with Uncle Charlie. When Uncle Charlie dies suddenly, Tony is devastated. Then he starts seeing Uncle Charlie everywhere! It doesn't help that Tony switched schools--it was Uncle Charlie's dying wish that Tony attend the Penda School, where Uncle Charlie himself went as a kid. The Penda School is eerie enough without his uncle's ghost making it worse. On top of that, rumors have been circulating about a student who went missing shortly before Tony arrived. Could that somehow be related to Uncle Charlie's ghost?

Title Tumbling : a novel

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:33am
Title Tumbling :
Author Carter, Caela, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary After sacrificing their childhoods, Grace, Leigh, Camille, Wilhelmina, and Monica are competing in the two days of the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, after which their lives will change forever.

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