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A Study in Charlotte


              A Study in Charlotte : A Charlotte Holmes Novel by Brittany Cavallaro Charlotte and Jamie are descendants of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. At first they seem destined to despise each other. But when Charlotte and Jamie are implicated in the death of a student at their Connecticut boarding school they team up ... Read More »

Rising Above


              Rising Above : How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges In Their Youth to Become Stars by Gregory Zuckerman with Elijah and Gabriel Zuckerman Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring ... Read More »

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine


              Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark ; illustrated by April Chu Offers an illustrated telling of the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, from her early creative fascination with mathematics and science and her devastating bout with measles, to the ground-breaking algorithm she wrote for Charles Babbage’s analytical engine. Read More »

Alamo All Stars


              Alamo All Stars by Nathan Hale This graphic novel shares the Lone Star State’s bloody fight for independence from the Mexican government and features the exploits of historical legends, Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett. Check out more of Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales. Read More »

Time Stoppers


              Time Stoppers / Carrie Jones Foster child Annie Nobody discovers a new world of magic, power, and scary creatures in a hidden, magical town, Aurora, where she and her new best friend Jamie Hephastion Alexander learn it is up to them to protect their new home from those who want to misuse the ... Read More »

Atlas of Adventures


              Atlas of Adventures : A Collection of Natural Wonders, Exciting Experiences and Fun Festivities from the Four Corners of the Globe by Rachel Williams and illustrated by Lucy Letherland Presents information about some of the greatest places around the world, from the Grand Canyon to the Great Barrier Reef. Includes seek and find ... Read More »

The Raven King


              The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater A conclusion to the best-selling series finds a skeptical Blue confronting the prophecy that she will cause the death of her true love as she is increasingly caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys. The fourth and final book in The Raven Boys Series. Read More »