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Nick and Tesla’s high-voltage danger lab

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              Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab : A Mystery With Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build yourself by Bob Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith After moving in with their eccentric uncle, Nick and Tesla encounter strange occurrences in their new neighborhood and build gadgets using simple household objects to help them solve ... Read More »

Doodleday

Doodleday

          Doodleday by Ross Collins Despite his mother’s warning, young Harvey draws on Doodleday, but when his drawings come to life in frightening ways, only his mother can help. Ages 3-8   Read More »

Binky the Space Cat

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          Binky the Space Cat by Ashley Spires Binky, a beloved house cat, tries to prepare a rocket ship so that he can explore outer space, but he has second thoughts about taking off as he wonders how his owners would protect themselves against aliens if he weren’t there to help them.   Read More »

Journey

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          Journey by Aaron Becker Using a red marker, a young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and through it enters another world where she experiences many adventures, including being captured by an evil emperor. A 2014 Caldecott Honor Book. Read More »

From Texas With Love

From Texas With Love

        From Texas With Love by Dan Gutman “The wackiest road trip in history continues as the McDonald twins travel the Southwest dodging nefarious villains and visiting weird but true American landmarks”– Provided by publisher. Book 4 in The Genius Files series. Need to read other books in the series first? Find them here. Read More »

Divergent

Divergent

Movie adaptation in theaters March 21st!              Divergent by Veronica Roth In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, ... Read More »