If You Like the Strange and Unusual...

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  • The Kneebone Boy

    The Kneebone Boy

    Ellen Potter (J Pott)

    Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble, whose mother has been missing for many years, have unexpected adventures in the village of Snoring-by-sea after their father goes away on a business trip.

  • I Left my Sneakers in Dimension X

    I Left my Sneakers
    in Dimension X

    Bruce Coville (J Covi)

    Rod and his bratty cousin Elspeth are snatched into another dimension by the monstrous alien Smorkus.

  • The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

    The Strange Case
    of Origami Yoda

    Tom Angleberger (J Angl)

    Sixth-grade 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 actually predict the future.

  • Invasion of the Road Weenies

    Invasion of the Road Weenies

    David Lubar (J Luba)

    A town is overrun by road weenies– a.k.a. joggers– who never smile. A girl thinks she’s too old for Halloween...until she finds a special pair of gloves. A boy takes a shortcut to an unexpected place.

  • One Beastly Beast

    One Beastly Beast

    Garth Nix (J Nix)

    A collection of four fantasy tales in which a boy joins a strange navy in pursuit of video pirates, a neglected princess seeks adventure, and more!

  • The Big One-Oh

    The Big One-Oh

    Dean Pitchford (J Pitc)

    Determined not to be weird all his life like his neighbor, Charley Maplewood decides to throw himself a tenth birthday party, complete with a “home of horrors” theme, but first he will have to make some friends to invite.

  • Squid vs. Kid

    Squid vs. Kid

    Greg Van Eekhout (J Eekh)

    Spending the summer after sixth grade at his great-uncle’s Oceanside museum, Thatcher and local girl Trudy fight against a cursed witch who has an army of monstrous creatures helping her.

  • Gulliver

    Gulliver

    Martin Jenkins (J Jenk)

    This magnificent edition contains all of Gulliver’s extraordinary voyages.

  • Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder

    Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder

    Jo Nesbo(J Nesbo)

    New friends Nilly and Lisa help eccentric professor Doctor Proctor to develop his latest invention, a powder that makes one fart. But someone is planning to steal the industrial-strength formula for evil purposes.

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