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  Cover Art: The Forbidden Stone Abbott, Tony, 1952-
The Forbidden Stone
"Wade, Lily, Darrell, and Becca fly from Texas to Germany for the funeral of an old family friend. But instead of just paying their respects, they wind up on a dangerous, mind-blowing quest to unlock an ancient, guarded secret that could destroy the fate of the world"--
423 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp Appelt, Kathi, 1954-
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
Twelve-year-old Chap Brayburn, ancient Sugar Man, and his raccoon-brother Swamp Scouts Bingo and J'miah try to save Bayou Tourterelle from feral pigs Clydine and Buzzie, greedy Sunny Boy Beaucoup, and world-class alligator wrestler and would-be land developer Jaeger Stitch.
326 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Joshua Dread Bacon, Lee
Joshua Dread
Besides being bullied, Joshua faces one more obstacle in middle school, trying to hide his identity as the son of supervillains, the Dread Duo.
258 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Doll Bones Black, Holly.
Doll Bones
Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.
244 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Turn Left at the Cow Bullard, Lisa.
Turn Left at the Cow
"Thirteen-year-old Trav feels like a fish out of water in rural Minnesota in this coming-of-age mystery about a boy who discovers his dad may have been a bank robber"--
297 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Dead Gentleman Cody, Matthew
The Dead Gentleman
Eleven-year-old orphan Tommy Learner's world in 1900 New York City collides with that of twelve-year-old, modern-day Jezebel Lemon in the basement of her apartment building. There they must work together to use the portals between worlds to thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is the planet Earth.
280 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: House of Secrets Columbus, Chris
House of Secrets
Cordelia, Brendan, and Eleanor Walker, aged fifteen to eight, must rely on a mysterious book to face the Wind Witch and her father, the Storm King, who have kidnapped Dr. and Mrs. Walker and brought them to a strange world of magic.
490 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Seven Wild Sisters : a Modern Fairy Tale De Lint, Charles, 1951-
Seven Wild Sisters : a Modern Fairy Tale
Sarah Jane Dillard discovers and helps an injured 'sangman fairy in the Tanglewood Forest, putting herself, her six sisters, and friends Aunt Lillian and the Apple Tree Man in the middle of a fairy feud.
260 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sky Jumpers Eddleman, Peggy
Sky Jumpers
"Twelve-year-old Hope lives in a post World War III town called White Rock where everyone must participate in Inventions Day, though Hope's inventions always fail. Her unique skill set comes in hand when a group of bandits invades the town"--Provided by publisher.
275 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Outcasts Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
The Outcasts
Skandian outcasts Hal, Stig, and others do battle at sea against the Wolves and the Sharks, in the ultimate race across icy waters where not everyone thinks of the competition as play.
434 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Foxlee, Karen, 1971-
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission.
228 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Diamond Willow Frost, Helen, 1949-
Diamond Willow
In a remote area of Alaska, twelve-year-old Willow helps her father with their sled dogs when she is not at school, wishing she were more popular, all the while unaware that the animals surrounding her carry the spirits of dead ancestors and friends who care for her.
viii, 111 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ghost Knight Funke, Cornelia Caroline
Ghost Knight
Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral's boarding school. Includes historical notes.
330 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Fortunately the Milk Gaiman, Neil
Fortunately the Milk
While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space.
101 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Last Musketeer Gibbs, Stuart
The Last Musketeer
Greg Rich has just been catapulted back through time. One moment, his parents were selling their family heirlooms to Michel Dinicouer, a curator at the Louvre in Paris. The next thing Greg knows, he's in France in 1615. His parents have come along, too, only they've been captured by the King's Guard and thrown into La Mort, the world's most dangerous prison. Now, Greg has to rescue them... but how? Greg soon discovers that the three great warriors from Alexander Dumas's classic novel "The Three Musketeers" actually exist -- only they're teenagers and haven't met yet. Can Greg unite them and convince them to help him?
244 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Never Say Genius Gutman, Dan
Never Say Genius
While on a cross-country trip with their parents, twins Coke and Pepsi battle a new kid genius villain. As they stop in places such as Hershey Park, Mustard Museum and the first McDonald's restaurant, it will take all of their decoding skills to solve the mysterious ciphers to defeat their new foe.
277 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Never Say Die Hobbs, Will.
Never Say Die
Fifteen-year-old half-Inuit Nick and his white brother, Ryan, meet and share an adventure on the Firth River in the Canadian Arctic, facing white water, wild animals, and fierce weather as Ryan documents the effects of climate change on caribou for National Geographic.
211 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom Holub, Joan
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
When ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt.
100 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hero On a Bicycle Hughes, Shirley
Hero On a Bicycle
"Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi movement--thrilling quickly becomes dangerous as Paolo and his family are thrust into a terrifying and impossible situation. Finally at the center of the action, Paolo must figure out once and for all whether he has what it takes to truly be a hero."--Dust jacket.
213 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Almost Super Jensen, Marion
Almost Super
"Two brothers in a family of superheroes are forced to reexamine everything they knew about being super when the powers they receive are total duds and their enemy is revealed to be just like they are" --Provided by publisher.
251 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
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