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The secret science project that almost ate the school / by Judy Sierra ; pictures by Stephen Gammell
A girl sends off for "Professor Swami's Super Slime" to use as her science fair project and then has to cope with the funny disaster that follows.
One cool friend / story by Toni Buzzeo ; pictures by David Small
Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him.
Z is for Moose / by Kelly Bingham ; pictures by Paul O. Zelinsky
Moose is terribly eager to play his part in Zebra's alphabet book, but when his letter passes him by, Moose behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.
Amelia Bedelia / by Peggy Parish ; pictures by Fritz Siebel
A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
I broke my trunk! / by Mo Willems
Gerald the elephant tells his best friend Piggie a long, crazy story about how he broke his trunk.
A bad case of stripes / David Shannon.
In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.
This is not my hat / Jon Klassen
A tiny fish wearing a blue hat hopes not to wake up the trouble that might be following close behind.
Perfect square / Michael HallA perfect square that is perfectly happy is torn into pieces, punched with holes, crumpled, and otherwise changed but finds in each transformation that it can be something new, and just as happy.
Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Catcher
By: Bruce Coville
In a dark and eerie magic shop, Jeremy finds a multicolored ball containing a dragon--a tiny thing that speaks through mental telepathy. Soon, it will begin to grow, and grow, and grow.
The Book of Story Beginnings
By: Kristin Kladstrup
After moving with her parents to Iowa, twelve-year-old Lucy discovers a mysterious notebook that can bring stories to life and which has a link to the 1914 disappearance of her great uncle.
By: Matthew Cody
Soon after moving to Noble's Green, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Daniel learns that his new friends have super powers that they will lose when they turn thirteen, unless he can use his brain power to protect them.
Kingdom Keepers : Disney after dark
By: Ridley Pearson
Thirteen-year-old Finn Whitman and four other young teens have been transformed into holograms to be guides for visitors to Disney World, but now they must do battle with the evil witch, Maleficent, and her Overtakers to save Walt Disney World.
Peter and the Starcatchers / by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ; illustrations by Greg Call
Peter, an orphan boy, and his friend Molly fight off thieves and pirates in order to keep the secret safe away from the diabolical Black Stache and his evil associate Mister Grin.
Falling in / Frances O'Roark Dowell.
Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them.
Truce By: Jim Murphy
Tells the story of the December 25, 1914 truce between German and British soldiers as they laid down their weapons and met in No Man's Land to celebrate Christmas.
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance By: Jennifer ArmstrongDescribes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey to reach inhabited land.
The emperor's silent army : terracotta warriors of Ancient China
By: Jane O’Connor
Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.
What a beast! : a look-it-up guide to the monsters and mutants of mythology By: Sophia KellyAn illustrated introduction to monsters and beasts from Greek mythology that provides profiles, family histories, facts, and more on minotaur, Cyclopes,Hydra, and others. The pictures are great and the captions are hilarious.
First big book of space / by Catherine D. Hughes ; illustrated by David A. Aguilar
This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.
A collection of poems based on a child's day-to-day experiences that includes a puzzle at the end of each poem.
By: Jeff Smith
Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone are run out of their home, Boneville, and become separated in the wilds, but better fortune begins when the three cousins reunite at a farmstead in a deep forested valley, where Fone meets a young girl named Thorn.
By: Scott Morse
The Magic Pickle, a secret weapon created in a special lab under the floor of Jo Jo Wigman's bedroom. Now the Magic Pickle and Jo Jo set out to stop the Brotherhood of the Evil Produce.
By: Raina Telgemeier
In this graphic novel, Raina survives middle school after getting her front teeth knocked out in an accident.
Lunch lady and the cyborg substitute
By: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
The school lunch lady, a secret crime fighter, uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots.
by Shiga, Jason
In this choose-your-own adventure graphic novel, a boy stumbles on the laboratory of a mad scientist who asks him to choose between testing a mind-reading device, a time machine, and a doomsday machine.
The Lemonade War
Two twins react very differently to the news that they will be in the same class for fourth grade and as the end of summer approaches, they battle it out through lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn 100 dollars.
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
By: Linda Urban
Ten-year-old Zoe Elias, who longs to play the piano, is instead forced to learn the organ. She finds that her musicianship has a positive impact on her workaholic mother, her jittery father, and her school social life.
Love that Dog
By: Sharon Creech
Jack is a young boy in Miss Stretchberry's class, and he does not want to write poetry, "because boys don't write poetry; girls do." In order to answer his teacher's requirements for poetry, he concedes to keeping a journal and to writing his feelings in short sentences
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future.
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunts and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.
Quirky fourth-grader Oggie Cooder goes from being shunned to everyone's best friend when his uncanny ability to chew slices of cheese into the shapes of states wins him a slot on a popular television talent show, but he soon learns the perils of being a celebrity--and having a neighbor girl as his manager.
An amazing secret has tumbled off a freight train into Carter, Georgia, and Owen Jester is the only person who knows about it. If he can simply manage to evade his grandfather's snappish housekeeper, organize his two best friends, and keep his nosy neighbor, Viola, at bay, he just might be in for the summer of a lifetime. With her trademark wit and easy charm, Barbara O'Connor spins a fantastic fable of friends, enemies, and superbly slimy bullfrogs.
When You Reach Me
By: Rebecca Stead
As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.
By: Jennifer Rozines Roy
From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.
Around the World
By: Matt Phelan
Fictionalized accounts of the true stories of three people who made separate attempts to travel around the world in the late nineteenth century, including Thomas Stevens, who made the journey on a bicycle, reporter Nellie Bly, who used conventional methods of travel, and sea captain Joshua Slocum, the first person to sail around the world alone. This story is a graphic novel.
The San Francisco earthquake, 1906 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson
Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco--but early one spring morning in 1906 Leo's world is shaken, when he finds himself stranded in the middle of San Francisco as it crumbles and burns to the ground.
By: Blue Balliett
A precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.
The Fairy-Tale detectives
By: Michael Buckley
Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are sent to live with an eccentric grandmother that they have always believed to be dead. Soon they learn that all fairytales are based in reality.
Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building and meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy. Georges becomes Safer's first spy recruit. His assignment? Tracking the mysterious Mr. X, who lives in the apartment upstairs. But as Safer becomes more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: what is a lie, and what is a game? How far is too far to go for your only friend?
The secret zoo / Bryan Chick.
Something strange is happening at the Clarksville City Zoo. Late at night, monkeys are scaling the walls and searching the neighborhood— but what are they looking for? Noah, his sister Megan, and their best friends, Richie and Ella, live next door to the zoo. Megan is the first to notice the puzzling behavior of some of the animals. One day Megan disappears, and her brother and their friends realize it's up to them to find her. Their only choice is to follow a series of clues and sneak into the zoo. But once inside, will they discover there's much more to the Clarksville City Zoo than they could ever have guessed?