New Juvenile Fiction
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New Juvenile Fiction
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J FIC TAS. When Derek Fallon's mother hires John, a UCLA student, as his reading tutor, the two spend their time playing video games instead of studying and soon Derek falls behind on preparations for the big state English test, but with help from his friends and astrict new tutor, he might just pass.
J FIC SEL. Ever After High is a boarding school for the sons and daughters of fairy tale characters, and student Ginger Breadhouse, daughter of the Candy Witch, studies all the usual magic subjects--but what she is mostly interested in is making her cooking show, Spells Kitchen, a success by introducing happiness as the secret ingredient.
Kiss and spell
J SERIES NOTEBOOK OF DOOM. It is a very hot summer in Stermont, and Alexander and his friends are at Camp Gloamy in the mountains, but even here there are monsters--specifically zombie snowmen called snombies who want to freeze the young monster-hunters.
Flurry of the snombies
J FIC KLI. Twelve-year-old Seymour Hope and his ghostly "mother" Olive go to Scotland to claim a castle inherited from Ignatius Grumply's punster uncle, Ian, but while they tend an aged tortoise and face an unscrupulous developer, Iggie deals with Ian's ghost and an inept insurance agent.
Loch Ness punster
J FIC MAR. Sixth-grader Jake Ali Mathews is slowly settling in at his new school and has a new best friend, Michael, but a substitute teacher arrives who instructs by having her students help with a fledgling pet-grooming company, which strains his friendship and tests his growing popularity.
Dog eat dog
J FIC BIR. As spring arrives on Gardam Street, there are surprises in store for each Penderwick, from neighbor Nick Geiger's expected return from the war to Batty's new dog-walking business, but her plans to use her profits to surprise her family on her eleventh birthday go astray.
The Penderwicks in spring
J SERIES RESCUE PRINCESSES. In the kingdom of Kamala, Princess Amina is excited her fellow Rescue Princesses are visiting for her cousin's wedding. When a wounded tiger is discovered, she knows the cubs can't survive without their mother. The Rescue Princesses must find them, royal wedding or no royal wedding!
The shimmering stone
J SERIES RESCUE PRINCESSES. The Rescue Princesses are going to Princess School! They're excited, but also a little worried--will they still have time to help animals in need? Princess Ella has lost her pet rabbit. She hopes that her new friends, the Rescue Princesses, are just the girls to bring her bunny home.
The golden shell
J SERIES RESCUE PRINCESSES. Princess Maya welcomes the Rescue Princesses to the kingdom of Lepari. It's a beautiful land, where the king has sworn to protect the rare snow leopards that live in the mountains. Maya and her new friends are devastated to learn about a secret plan that will harm the leopards. The girls want to save them, but first they must convince the Lepari royalty that the leopards are really at risk.
The ice diamond
J FIC SCI. Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with intelligent robots Klink and Klank once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of energy.
Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger
J FIC AVI. It's 1951, and twelve-year-old Pete Collison is a regular kid in Brooklyn, New York, who loves Sam Spade detective books and radio crime dramas. But when an FBI agent shows up at Pete's doorstep, accusing Pete's father of being a Communist, Pete is caught in a real-life mystery. Could there really be Commies in Pete's family?
Catch you later, traitor : a novel
J FIC GRA. A twelve-year-old boy, worried that his parents may divorce, discovers that an island in the middle of the lake where he is spending the summer is the testing grounds of the mysterious Dr. Libris, who may have invented a way to make the characters in books come alive.
The island of Dr. Libris
J SERIES RESCUE PRINCESSES. Princess Emily's sister, Lottie, is the newest member of the Resuce Princessesses. She is excited to have animal adventures of her very own. When Lottie uncovers a plot to steal horses from the palace stables, she knows she must act. She is a Resuce Princess now -- if anyone can save those animals, it's her!
The Magic rings
J SERIES RESCUE PRINCESSES. Northernland is the snowiest kingdom the Rescue Princesses have ever visitied. They are delighted to go sledding, drink hot cocoa, and make friends with the girl who lives there, Princess Freya. When Princess Freya's mischievous kitten goes missing, the princesses leap into action. They have to find the kitten - even if it means letting Freya in on the Rescue Princesses' secret.
The Snow jewel
J SERIES RESCUE PRINCESSES. Princess Jaminta lives in the beautiful Kingdom of Onica. She and her fellow princesses have discovered that someone is out to steal one of the kingdom's greatest treasures, and might harm a baby panda in the process. The Rescue Princesses must leap into action!