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Title The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

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Title The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog
Author Gidwitz, Adam, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution.

Title The secret keepers

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Title The secret keepers
Author Stewart, Trenton Lee, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary When Reuben discovers an antique watch that was mortared into the wall, he soon learns it has a secret power. As one secret leads to another, Reuben finds himself torn between his innately honest nature and the lure to be a hero. Now he is on a dangerous adventure, and with fearless Penny, mighty Jack, and the wise Mrs. Genevieve on his side, Reuben must outwit and outmaneuver the sly villain called The Smoke and his devious defenders the Directions, in order to save the city from a terrible fate.

Title Unbound : a novel in verse

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Title Unbound :
Author Burg, Ann E., author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who live there.

Title Moshi Moshi

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Title Moshi Moshi
Author Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- author.
Edition: Counterpoint edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016, 2010
Format: Books
Summary In Moshi-Moshi, Yoshie’s much-loved musician father has died in a suicide pact with an unknown woman. It is only when Yoshie and her mother move to Shimo-kitazawa, a traditional Tokyo neighborhood of narrow streets, quirky shops, and friendly residents that they can finally start to put their painful past behind them. However, despite their attempts to move forward, Yoshie is haunted by nightmares in which her father is looking for the phone he left behind on the day he died, or on which she is trying—unsuccessfully—to call him. Is her dead father trying to communicate a message to her through these dreams?

Title The Snurtch

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Title The Snurtch
Author Ferrell, Sean, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's not the only one ... George has one too."

Title Doctor Who : the eighth doctor. Vol 1, A matter of life and death

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Title Doctor Who : Vol 1, A matter of life and death
Author Mann, George, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: BBC Doctor Who
Format: Books
Summary "The Eight Doctor, as played by Paul McGann, is shocked to find one of his old houses on Earth has been taken over by a young artist, Josie Day -- an artist whose paintings are inexplicably coming to life! The search for the shocking truth of Josie's powers sends the pair on an epic quest through space and time -- from a shattering test of faith in a civil war, to a creepy Victorian magic show, a cursed stately home, and a final revelation in the stars!"--Back cover.

Title The lost girls

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Title The lost girls
Author Brennan, Allison, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary FBI agent Lucy Kincaid and her mentor, Special Agent Noah Armstrong, investigate a black market baby ring with ties to human trafficking, and Lucy's fiancé faces a difficult choice when the son he never knew he had goes missing.

Title The big move

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Title The big move
Author Leavitt, Lindsey, author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Commander in Cheese ; 1
Format: Books
Summary "Mice siblings who live in the White House prepare for a new president to move in"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The Ministry of SUITs

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Title The Ministry of SUITs
Author Gamble, Paul, 1958- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Jack Pearse and Trudy Emerson are the newest recruits to SUIT--the Strange, Unusual, and Impossible Things ministry--and must investigate unconfirmed signs of pirates as well as the disappearance of oddball kids in Belfast.

Title Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure

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Title Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure
Author Martin, Ann M., 1955- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has left her Upside-Down House and the animals that live there in the care of her twenty-something niece, Missy. Luckily for the town's families, Missy Piggle-Wiggle is capable of concocting the same sort of inventive cures for bad behavior that made her aunt an indispensable community resource"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Diary of an 8-bit warrior

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Title Diary of an 8-bit warrior
Author Cube Kid (Author of fan fiction), author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Diary of an 8-bit warrior ; 1
Format: Books
Summary "In the first in this series of three unofficial Minecraft adventure books, it’s time for our 12-year-old hero to choose his future vocation to study at the Minecraftia school. His options are less than tantalizing: farmer, butcher, crafter, miner. What this noob really wants is to be a warrior like his hero, Steve. So when he learns that the five best students in school that year will get the chance to start warrior training, it’s on"--Amazon.com

Title A most magical girl

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Title A most magical girl
Author Foxlee, Karen, 1971- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "When Annabel's mother abruptly leaves her with her two mysterious aunts, she is thrust into a magical side of Victorian London she never knew existed and discovers that she is the key to saving it from an evil wizard bent on destroying all good magic"-- Provided by publisher.

Title The Prizewinners of Piedmont Place

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Title The Prizewinners of Piedmont Place
Author Doyle, Bill H., 1968- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary "Eleven-year-old Cal must convince his lovably wacky family to compete in a contest where the winners are granted twenty minutes to grab anything from King Wonder's world-famous shop"-- Provided by publisher.

Title Serafina and the twisted staff

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Title Serafina and the twisted staff
Author Beatty, Robert, 1963- author.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary In 1899, when an evil threatens all the humans and animals of the Blue Ridge Mountains, twelve-year-old Serafina, rat catcher for the Biltmore estate and the daughter of a shapeshifting mountain lion, must search deep inside herself and embrace the destiny that awaits her.

Title A woodland wedding

New to the Collection - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 7:45am
Title A woodland wedding
Author Elliott, Rebecca, author, illustrator.
Edition: First edition.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: Owl diaries ; 3, Branches
Format: Books
Summary Eva's teacher, Miss Featherbottom, is getting married, but when her special necklace disappears, Eva and her friends set out to track down the thief and return the necklace before the wedding.

Title Freud in his time and ours

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Title Freud in his time and ours
Author Roudinesco, Elisabeth, 1944- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Élisabeth Roudinesco offers a bold and modern reinterpretation of the iconic founder of psychoanalysis. Based on new archival sources, this is Freud's biography for the twenty-first century--a critical appraisal, at once sympathetic and impartial, of a genius greatly admired and yet greatly misunderstood in his own time and in ours. Roudinesco traces Freud's life from his upbringing as the eldest of eight siblings in a prosperous Jewish-Austrian household to his final days in London, a refugee of the Nazis' annexation of his homeland. She recreates the milieu of fin de siecle Vienna in the waning days of the Habsburg Empire--an era of extraordinary artistic innovation, given luster by such luminaries as Gustav Klimt, Stefan Zweig, and Gustav Mahler. In the midst of it all, at the modest residence of Berggasse 19, Freud pursued his clinical investigation of nervous disorders, blazing a path into the unplumbed recesses of human consciousness and desire. Yet this revolutionary who was overthrowing cherished notions of human rationality and sexuality was, in his politics and personal habits, in many ways conservative, Roudinesco shows. In his chauvinistic attitudes toward women, and in his stubborn refusal to acknowledge the growing threat of Hitler until it was nearly too late, even the analytically-minded Freud had his blind spots. Alert to his intellectual complexity--the numerous tensions in his character and thought that remained unresolved--Roudinesco ultimately views Freud less as a scientific thinker than as the master interpreter of civilization and culture. Provided by publisher.

Title Dawn of infamy : a sunken ship, a vanished crew, and the final mystery of Pearl Harbor

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Title Dawn of infamy :
Author Harding, Stephen, 1952- author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books

Title As good as dead : the daring escape of American POWs from a Japanese Death Camp

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Title As good as dead :
Author Moore, Stephen L., author.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Format: Books
Summary Personal narratives of the eleven survivors of the Palawan massacre.

Title Hero

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Title Hero
Author Grant, Donna.
Format: Books

Title Tempting the earl

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Title Tempting the earl
Author Miles, Rachael.
Publication Date(s) 2016
Series: The Muses' Salon series, Zebra historical romance
Format: Books
Summary Olivia Walgrave is finished with being a countess. Writing under a pen name, her controversial column for the scandal sheets provides her with some income and far more excitement than managing a country estate. Besides, in the three years since the wars have ended, her dashing husband hasn't spent one night under their roof. So Olivia has prepared a plan, and an annulment. All she needs is his consent. Harrison Walgrave, the Earl of Levesford, let his father coerce him into marriage, but his true devotion is to his Parliamentary career--and his secret work for the Home Office. Yet now, with freedom in his grasp, he finds he cannot so easily release his wife. Seeing her stirs a hunger no other woman has reached. A distraction now, when he is a breath away from revealing a ring of traitors, could be deadly. Still, wherever his investigations lead, the thought of Olivia lingers. It might be obsession. It might be treason. But the only way to escape the temptation is to succumb.

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