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The Lost Legacy (The Supernormal Sleuthing Service, Bk. 1)
Hidden among the buildings of New York City is a very unusual hotel - a hotel that is definitely not for the average tourist. A dragon rests on his hoard of treasures in the basement. Gargoyles fly your bags from room to room. Hotel New Harmonia has a very exclusive and unusual clientele - monsters. Or supernormals, as they prefer to be called.Stephen just found out that he and his father are going to be living in the New Harmonia. And not everyone is happy to have Stephen moving into the hotel. When a magical artifact is stolen and Stephen is framed, he must team up with two new friends to clear his name. . . .
I Spy Shapes In Art
Presents objects with the shape of a heart, a triangle, a square, and other shapes through paintings by artists such as Magritte, Escher, and Matisse.
Jamila Phillips and Tai Johnson have been inseparable since they were toddlers, having grown up across the street from each other in Pirates Cove, a low-income housing project. As summer comes to an end, Tai can’t wait for Mila to return from spending a month with her aunt in the suburbs. But both girls are grappling with secrets, and when Mila returns she’s more focused on her upcoming dance auditions than hanging out with Tai.Paula Chase explores complex issues that affect many young teens, and So Done offers a powerful message about speaking up. Full of ballet, basketball, family, and daily life in Pirates Cove, this memorable novel is for fans of Ali Benjamin’s The Thing About Jellyfish and Jason Reynolds’s Ghost.
Other Words for Smoke
Griffin, Sarah Maria
When the women from the house at the end of the lane went missing, none of the townspeople knew what happened. A tragedy, they called it. Only twins Mae and Rossa know the truth about that fateful summer.Only they know about the owl in the wall, the uncanny cat, the insidious creatures that devour love and fear. Only they know the trials of loving someone who longs for power, for freedom, for magic. Only they know what brought everything tumbling down around them. And they’ll never, ever breathe a word.With an unusual structure spanning five summers, intriguing characters, and a dark mystery, this uncommon novel will appeal to readers of Rin Chupeco’s The Bone Witch and Madeleine Roux’s House of Furies.
On Meadowview Street
Upon moving to a new house, young Caroline and her parents encourage wildflowers to grow and birds and animals to stay in their yard, which soon has the whole suburban street living up to its name.
Shapes, Shapes, Shapes
With full-color photographs, a concept book challenges small children to stretch their minds and notice the extraordinary within the ordinary through recognition and perception of the various shapes found in one's environment.
Staying Fat For Sarah Byrnes
Sarah Byrnes and Eric have been friends for years. When they were children, his fat and her terrible scars made them both outcasts. Later, although swimming slimmed Eric, she stayed his closest friend. Now Sarah Byrnes - the smartest, toughest person Eric has ever known - sits silent in a hospital. Eric must uncover the terrible secret she's hiding, before its dark currents pull them both under. Young Adult.
Clash Of The Demons (The Last Apprentice, Bk. 6)
Tom is reunited with his mother and must return to Greece to face a new and terrible threat from the dark forces, and a momentous decision must be made, causing a serous rift between Tom and the spook that threatens to separate them forever.
True (...Sort Of)
Delly Pattison likes surpresents (presents that are a surprise). The day the Boyds come to town, Delly's sure a special surpresent is on its way. But lately, everything that she thinks will be good and fun turns into trouble. She's never needed a surpresent more than now. Brud Kinney wants to play basketball like nothing anybody's ever seen. When the Boyds arrive, though, Brud meets someone who plays like nothing he's ever seen.Ferris Boyd isn't like anyone Delly or Brud have ever met. Ferris is a real mysturiosity (an extremely curious mystery).
We're Going On A Picnic!
Hen, Duck, and Goose go on a picnic but have trouble deciding where to stop and eat.
My Car / Mi Carro (English / Spanish)
Bilingual English/Spanish text.Sam describes in loving detail his car and how he drives it.
Night At The Fair
Nighttime is a wonderful time to enjoy the lights, the games, and the rides at the fair.
Van has always been an outsider. Most people don’t notice him. But he notices them. And he notices the small trinkets they drop, or lose, or throw away - that’s why his collection is full of treasures. Then one day, Van notices a girl stealing pennies from a fountain, and everything changes. He follows the girl, Pebble, and uncovers an underground world full of wishes and the people who collect them. Apparently not all wishes are good and even good wishes often have unintended consequences - and the Collectors have made it their duty to protect us. But they aren't the only ones who have their eyes on the world’s wishes - and they may not be the good guys, after all.
Perkins, Lynne Rae
Teenagers in a small town experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.
Bigger Than You
A group of young dinosaurs builds a seesaw and takes turns playing on it until the bossy, big, and TERRIBLE Tyrannosaurus interrupts their game in a fit of temper. All ends well, though, when Mom steps in and encourages a peaceful and a productive end to the conflict.Hyewon Kyung’s detailed and humorous illustrations will capture the attention of dinosaur fans, and a dinosaur information chart and educational backmatter about simple machines make this perfect for classroom, family, and story-time sharing!
Meet Me Here
In a single night - graduation night - Thomas has to decide: do what everyone has always expected of him, or forge an entirely new path? Bryan Bliss’s absorbing examination of one boy struggling with expectations and realities will appeal to readers of Sara Zarr and Chris Crutcher.Thomas is supposed to leave for the Army in the morning. His father was Army. His brother, Jake, is Army - is a hero, even, with the medals to prove it. Everyone expects Thomas to follow in that fine tradition. But Jake came back from overseas a completely different person, and that has shaken Thomas’s certainty about his own future. And so when his long-estranged friend Mallory suggests one last night of adventure, Thomas takes her up on the distraction. Over the course of this single night, Thomas will lose, find, resolve, doubt, drive, explore, and leap off a bridge. He’ll also face the truth of his brother’s post-traumatic stress disorder and of his own courage. In Bryan Bliss’s deft hands, graduation night becomes a night to find yourself, to find each other, to find a path, and to know that you always have a place - and people - to come back to.
Time You Let Me In
Nye, Naomi Shihab
25 poets under 25. They are inspiring, talented, stunning, remarkable, wise. They are also fearless, depressed, hilarious, impatient, in love, out of love, pissed off. And they want you to let them in.
Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World
Venable, Colleen AF
Mervin the Sloth is just standing there quietly when giant letters drop onto the page: "Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best thing in the world." But what is the best thing in the world? What is Mervin about to do? It doesn’t take long for all of Mervin’s exuberant animal friends to barge in with their own ideas. Flying! Digging! Gazelling! Wait, gazelling? Is that even a word?If only sloths weren’t so slow! Because maybe it’s something even better. But only Amy the red panda sticks around to see it.This inventive picture book balances zany, pitch-perfect humor with warmth and heart - and irresistibly huggable animal characters. Fans of The Book with No Pictures and The Monster at the End of This Book will delight in the way it plays with form, makes you laugh out loud, and introduces us all to our new, very slow-moving best friend.
This Is The Sunflower
Schaefer, Lola M.
First there is a sunflower. Seasons pass and soon there is a patch of sunflowers. Budding young gardeners will discover that what makes this happen is not magic - but is most definitely magical.
Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea
Perkins, Lynne Rae
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The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life
From reluctant reader to professional magician to Hollywood screenwriter to notable creator of children's books--Sid Fleishman's story has never a dull moment. His biography is a welcome treat for his fans around the world. And for writers and would-be writers, it is a treasure trove of insight, inspiration, and usable advice. Young Adult.
This Is Where the World Ends
Janie and Micah. Micah and Janie. That's how it's been since they were children, when Janie Vivian moved next door. Janie says Micah is everything she is not. Where Micah is shy, Janie is outgoing. where Micah loves music, Janie loves art. It's the perfect friendship - as long as no one finds out about it.But then Janie goes missing, and Micah must find a way to put together the broken pieces of his best friend.
A collection of poems about winter, including "Slide," "Icicles," and "Ice Fishing."
The Land of Forgotten Girls
Kelly, Erin Entrada
Erin Entrada Kelly, the author of the acclaimed Blackbird Fly, writes with grace, imagination, and deepest heart about family, sisters, and friendship, and about finding and holding on to hope in difficult times. Two sisters from the Philippines, abandoned by their father and living with their stepmother in Louisiana, fight to make their lives better in this remarkable story for readers of Cynthia Kadohata and Rita Williams-Garcia, and for anyone searching for the true meaning of family.
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