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              Winterhouse by Ben Guterson ; illustrations by Chloe Bristol Elizabeth, eleven, spends Christmas break at Winterhouse Hotel under strange circumstances, where she discovers that she has magic, and her love of puzzles helps her solve a mystery.   Read More »


              Elmore by Holly Hobbie Suffering rejection and heartache from the other forest animals, Elmore the porcupine finds ways to connect with the other animals and move past his spikes.   Read More »

The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle

              The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor As he grieves his best friend Benny’s death, Mason and his friend Calvin, who are targeted by the neighborhood bullies, create an underground haven for themselves, but when Calvin goes missing Mason finds himself in trouble.   Read More »


              Whiskerella by Ursula Vernon “When a fairy godmouse forces Whiskerella to wear glass slippers and attend balls night after night in search of a happily ever after, it’s up to Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to break the spell and save the day”– Provided by publisher.   Read More »

Quest for the City of Gold

              Quest For the City of Gold by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Juliana Neufeld Twins Bick and Beck Kidd and their family of professional treasure hunters race against mercenaries, rival treasure hunters, and a lumber baron through the jungles and mountains of Peru in search of Paititi, the legendary lost ... Read More »

Truly Devious

              Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson When Stevie Bell, an amateur detective, begins her first year at a famous private school in Vermont, she sets a plan to solve the cold case involving the kidnapping of the founder’s wife and daughter shortly after the school opened.   Read More »

Women Who Dared

              Women Who Dared : 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers & Rebels by Linda Skeers ; illustrated by Livi Gosling Profiles fifty-two women in history who who have risked their lives for the sake of adventure, including Sophie Blanchard, Mary Anning, Minnie Spotted Wolf, and Alia Muhammad Baker.   Read More »

Fenway and Hattie: Up To New Tricks

              Fenway and Hattie : Up to New Tricks by Victoria J. Coe Even though Fenway is disappointed when his best human friend Hattie refuses to remove the Cone of Doom so he can care for his own injury, he is determined to cheer her up when she worries about her grandmother’s visit.   Read More »

Martin Rising

              Martin Rising : Requiem for a King by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; paintings by Brian Pinkney This illustrated series of ‘docu-poems’ is a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrates his commitment to non-violent protest in support of civil rights.   Read More »