Changing into a Muppet has really turned Danvers Blickensderfer's life upside down . . . literally! That's him dangling above a toilet at the hands of Beebus Spracklin, the biggest thug in school. This creep is the Picasso of insults, swirlys, and wedgies and Danvers is his canvas. (J FIC, 9/11/12)
The Prometheus Project Uprooted to the backwoods of Pennsylvania, a brother and sister discover their scientist parents are part of a mysterious project that could get them all imprisoned or worse. ( FIC)
Amy lives and breathes horses, but all her horses are in books or in her head. So when she goes on a picnic with her friend Hannah’s family, Hannah thinks Amy is imagining things when she says she heard a horse neigh nearby. But then Hannah hears a neigh, too! What’s a horse doing in the park? (Rainbow Street #5, J PB)
The 4th of July is supposed to be the perfect summer night at Riverside Swim Club, but expectations are turned upside down when RSC’s star swimmer, Jen Cho, breaks her leg! The next morning, the coach tells Grace she’ll have to fill in for Jen at next week’s big swim meet. The problem? Grace is a totally terrible swimmer. Meanwhile, Christina is trying everything under the sun to get Mike Morris to notice her. But what happens when it seems that Mike likes Grace instead?
An unexpected winter storm has come to Sugar Valley, and the sweet spring crops—including Berry’s jelly bean plants—are on the brink of disaster! Berry feels she’s to blame: Did she plant her crops too early? Even the ever-helpful Fairy Code Book doesn’t have the answer this time. What will Berry and her fairy friends do to save the jelly beans, Princess Lolli’s trip, and the day? (Candy Fairies)
Just when they thought they were safe, the twins will be chased by an evil Elvis impersonator, trapped in a pool of flesh-eating soda pop, nearly pulverized in a giant shredder, and crushed in a turbo-charged carnival ride. Worst of all, no one believes them! Will they make it out alive? Will they ever find out who’s really after them? All bets are off in this explosive third book in the Genius Files series!
Once upon a time my brother and I found a magic mirror. Tonight the mirror swept us into Cinderella's fairy tale. Now, we are NOT messing this story up. No way. Cinderella is going to marry her prince just like she's supposed to. Uh-oh. Cinderella broke her foot and there's massive swelling. The glass slipper won't fit, the prince won't know she's the one for him, and they won't live happily ever after. And it's all our fault! (Whatever After)
Everyone knows rule #1 in the dragon world: Never, ever mess with a dragon's mama. So when Danny Dragonbreath's mom gets kidnapped by fairies, Danny, his best friend Wendell, and know-it-all Christiana hop the first bus to the Faerie realm to show those fairies who's boss. But these are not the sparkly Tinkerbell kind of fairies. These guys play dirty, and escaping fairyland with Danny's mom is no easy task, even for a sort-of-fire-breathing dragon. (J FIC, 9/13)
C. T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents’ old farmhouse. It’s Grandpa’s seventieth birthday, and everyone’s celebrating with a big family reunion. All the weird relatives are here, and all they seem to want to talk about are “the good old days.” C. T. and Lea find some home movies hidden away in the attic. It seems that horses, cows, pigs, and chickens aren’t the only creatures Grandpa’s been taking care of on the farm. (J FIC)
NERDS Book 4 - A virus has infected Arlington, VA, and it’s much worse than your run-of-the-mill flu. Instead of coughing and sneezing, the victims of this virus are transformed into criminal masterminds. Soon nearly everyone—including some of the NERDS team—is plotting to take over the world. And who’s to blame for this nasty infection? None other than former NERDS teammate Heathcliff Hodges. It’s up to Flinch, the hyperactive superspy with a sweet tooth, to stop the virus. (J FIC; 9/1)
From ballet class to rehearsal for the big show to the final curtesies—budding ballet stars show emergent readers each step and pirouette along the way! This Step 1 story has big type and easy words, rhyme and rhythm, and picture clues. It's a natural for young readers who are learning ballet or aspire to take ballet classes. (Easy Reader; Step 1 book)
There have been shark sightings in Trident City! No swimming alone! Pearl’s father even hires a Shark Guard to escort her to school. Pearl starts stirring up lots of trouble with anything that has to do with sharks, and then, to make matters worse, Pearl accuses Kiki of stealing her precious pearl necklace! And though the undersea waters are indeed filled with danger, Pearl just might discover that true friends can provide a sense of safety! (Mermaid Tales)
Seventh-grader Robert Arthur has discovered that two of his classmates are actually sinister snake-women in disguise. Even worse, his new middle school is full of “gates” to a terrifying alternate dimension – a haunted mansion full of strange spirits and monstrous beasts. For Robert to protect his teachers and classmates, he'll need to return to this haunted dimension with his best friends Glenn and Karina. (Tales from Lovecraft Middle School)