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  • Baby-Sitters Club Series

    By Ann M Martin and Raina Telgamier (J Mart)

    Kristy decides to form a baby-sitters club with her friends, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacy, but they run into unexpected problems as they deal with crank calls, uncontrollable two-year-olds, wild pets, and parents who do not always tell the truth which threaten to break up the club.


  • Mighty Jack Series

    By Ben Hatke (J Hatk)

    Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. Summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. But then, one day at the flea market, Maddy does talk—to tell Jack to trade their mom's car for a box of mysterious seeds.


  • The Dam Keeper

    By Robert Kondo (J Kond)

    Life in Sunrise Valley is tranquil, but beyond its borders lies certain death. A dangerous black fog looms outside the village, but its inhabitants are kept safe by an ingenious machine known as the dam. Pig’s father built the dam and taught him how to maintain it. But a new threat is on the horizon.


  • Hilda Series

    By Luke Pearson (J Pear)

    Hilda sits in her tent listening to the thunder passing overhead when she hears a bell. As she hurtles towards the vanishing tinkling sound, Hilda unwittingly embarks on an adventure into strange worlds ruled by magical forces.


  • Dogs: From Predator to Protector

    By Andy Hirsch (J 636.7 Hirs)

    How well do you know our favorite furry companion? Did they really descend from wolves? What's the difference between a Chihuahua and a Saint Bernard? And just how smart are they? Join one friendly mutt on a journey to discover the secret origin of dogs, how genetics and evolution shape species, and where in the world his favorite ball bounced off to.


  • Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared

    By Alison Wilgus (J 629.13009 Wilg)

    In an era of dirigibles and hot air balloons, the Wright brothers were among the first innovators of heavier-than-air flight. But in the hotly competitive international race toward flight, Orville and Wilbur were up against a lot more than bad weather. Mechanical failures, lack of information, and even other aviators complicated the Wright brothers' journey.


  • Plagues: the Microscopic Battlefield

    By Falynn Koch (J 614.5 Koch)

    In gloriously gross detail, you'll meet dangerous microscopic invaders like protozoa, fungi, viruses, and foreign bacteria - then see how our bodies work to fight back and defend us against future infections. We delve into the biology and mechanisms of infections, diseases, and immunity, and the incredible effect that technology and medical science have had on humanity's ability to contain and treat disease.

  • Hocus & Pocus: the Legend of Grimm's Woods

    By Manuro Gorobei (J Manu)

    This new middle-grade graphic novel series features an interactive pick-a-path storyline, full of puzzles, treasures, fantasy creatures, and gameplay you can enjoy again and again! Enter a world inspired by favorite fairy tales, complete with gingerbread houses, a girl dressed in red, and seven brothers lost in the woods.


  • Grace for Gus

    By Harry Bliss (E Blis)

    A near-wordless graphic picture book follows a quiet elementary school student who uses the power of her creativity to raise money to buy a companion for her class pet.


  • Little Witch Academia

    By Yoh Yoshinari (J Yosh)

    Akko Kagari, a student from a non-magical family, faces bullies and builds friendships at the prestigious Luna Nova Witchcraft Academy.


  • Sherlock Holmes and the Disappearing Diamond

    By Sam Hearn (JM Hear)

    While on a school trip to the British Arts & Antiquities Museum, John Watson and his friends from the Baker Street Academy get involved in a mystery when the Alpine Star, a famous diamond, is stolen.


  • Action Presidents: #2 Abraham Lincoln!

    By Fred Van Lente (JB Linc)

    We all know that Abraham Lincoln gave the historic Gettysburg Address and ended the Civil War. But did you also know that he pardoned the first White House turkey, once snuck into Washington in disguise, and grew his famous beard because an eleven-year-old girl said it made him look less ugly?!


  • All's Faire in Middle School

    By Victoria Jamieson (J Jami, CD J Jami)

    Homeschooled by Renaissance Fair enthusiasts, eleven-year-old Imogene has a hard time fitting in when her wish to enroll in public school is granted.


  • Aquicorn Cove

    By Katie O'Neill (J Onei)

    When Lana and her father return to their seaside hometown to help clear the debris of a big storm, Lana remembers how much she's missed the ocean--and the strong, reassuring presence of her aunt. As Lana explores the familiar beach, she discovers something incredible: a colony of Aquicorns, small magical seahorse-like creatures that live in the coral reef.


  • The Battle for the Dragon's Temple: an Unofficial Graphic Novel for Minecrafters

    By Cara Stevens (J Stev)

    In this action-packed fourth installment of the Unofficial Graphic Novel for Minecrafters series, Phoenix must travel to the End and defeat the Ender Dragon!