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The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs


              The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs by Cylin Busby ; illustrated by Gerald Kelley Jacob Tibbs is a sea-faring cat on the ship, Melissa Rae. Coming from humble beginnings as the smallest among his siblings, Jacob grows into a experienced ship’s mouser throughout his sorrowful and thrilling adventures on the high seas. Read More »

Spaced Out


              Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs A moon base alpha Novel In 2041 twelve-year-old Dashiell Gibson is a resident of Moon Base Alpha, and at the moment he is faced with a number of problems: coping with the nasty Sjoberg twins, finding out how the commander of the base has managed to disappear from ... Read More »

The Memory Of Things


              The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner On September 11, 2001, Kyle Donohue watches the first tower come down. As he runs from the disaster he discovers a girl in the street, covered in ash. When the two of them escape to the safety of his home he realizes the girl doesn’t remember ... Read More »

Look Out For the Fitzgerald-Trouts


              Look Out For the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding ; illustrated by Sydney Smith The Fitzgerald-Trouts are four barely related siblings living together in a small car on a lush tropical island, but when they begin to outgrow their small vehicle, they must band together to find a new home. Read More »

Finding Winnie


              Finding Winnie : The True Story Of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick ; Illustrated by Sophie Blackall A fictionalized account of Captain Harry Coleburn’s relationship with a bear cub in 1914, which he rescued while on his way to care for soldiers’ horses during World War I and became the ... Read More »

Save Me a Seat


              Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems–but when their lives intersect in the first week of ... Read More »

Public School Superhero


              Public School Superhero by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts; illustrated by Cory Thomas “In Kenny Wright’s active imagination he’s a world famous superhero, but in the real world he’s a sixth grade ‘Grandma’s Boy’ whose struggles to fit in at his Washington D.C. inner city school will put his grades and family loyalty ... Read More »