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A Good Night For Ghosts


              A Good Night For Ghosts by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the “King of Jazz.” Read More »

Leo: A Ghost Story


              Leo: A Ghost Story by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Christian Robinson Leo is a friendly house ghost–but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend. Read More »

Teen Frankenstein


          Teen Frankenstein by Chandler Baker When science prodigy Tori Frankenstein accidentally kills a teen boy in a midnight car accident, there’s only one thing for her to do–use her science project to bring him back to life. Read More »

Bella’s Fall Coat


              Bella’s Fall Coat by Lynn Plourde ; illustrated by Susan Gal Bella loves Fall and she loves the coat her Grandmother made for her. She is a growing girl who comes to understand that her coat may not always fit, the season cannot stay Fall forever, and change can be a wonderful thing. Read More »

Here Comes the Shaggedy


              Here Comes the Shaggedy by R.L. Stine When their scientist father moves them to a new home next to a swamp, Kelli and Shawn hear stories about a terrifying, ancient beast that inhabits the muck and the pair try to convince their father to move them out before it strikes. Read More »

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl


          The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie with Alyssa Sheinmel Moving from Texas to Washington, Sunshine, an adopted sixteen-year-old, discovers that her new home is haunted and that the ghosts may have revelations about her past. Also check out Book 2 in the series, The Awakening of Sunshine Girl. Read More »

The Hammer of Thor


              The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan When the god of thunder’s hammer goes missing, Magnus Chase and his friends are tasked with retrieving it before an onslaught of giants attacks the mortal world. Book 2 of Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Read More »

Home Sweet Motel


              Home Sweet Motel by Chris Grabenstein; illustrated by Brooke Allen P.T. and his friend Gloria try to save his family’s business – The Wonderland Motel. What starts with crazy get-rich-quick schemes turns into a race to solve a mystery at the world’s wackiest motel.   Read More »

Awesome Minds


              Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO Toys by Erin Hagar; art by Paige Garrison You love to play with LEGOs and now you can discover how they were invented. Learn how Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen made it through hardship to develop this beloved toy. Read More »

Click, Clack, Surprise!


              Click, Clack, Surprise! by Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Betsy Lewin Little Duck celebrates his first birthday with the other animals on the farm by copying their examples, from shearing off all his feathers to taking a mud-bath, before enjoying Farmer Brown’s yummy frosted maple cake. Read More »