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Enough about me / S. G. Wilson ; illustrations by Aleksei Bitskoff.

Enough about me /  S. G. Wilson ; illustrations by Aleksei Bitskoff.
There's a rip in the multiverse that's causing chaos across dimensions, and it's up to Average Me, one of Meade Meacon's multiple versions, to save the multiverse--


Now you say yes / Bill Harley.

Now you say yes /  Bill Harley.
When her adoptive mother dies, fifteen-year-old Mari and is desperate to avoid being caught up in the foster system. Again. And to complicate matters, she is now the only one who can take care of her super-smart and on-the-spectrum nine-year-old stepbrother, Conor. Is there anyone Mari can trust to help them? Certainly not her mother's current boyfriend, Dennis. Not the doctors or her teachers, who would be obliged to call in social services. So in a desperate move, Mari takes Conor and sets out to find their estranged grandmother, hoping to throw themselves at the mercy of the only person who might take them in. On their way to New England, the duo experiences the snarls of LA traffic, the backroads of the Midwest, and a monumental stop in Missouri where they witness the solar eclipse, an event with which Conor is obsessed. Mari also learns about the inner workings of her stepbrother's mind and about her connections to him and to the world... and maybe even a little about her own place in it.


Missing Okalee / Laura Ojeda Melchor.

Missing Okalee /  Laura Ojeda Melchor.
When compared to her nearly perfect little sister, Phoebe Paz Petersen feels she doesn't measure up in her parents' eyes. Okalee is smart and beloved for her sunny disposition, which makes it hard for Phoebe to stand out in their small town in Montana. But if she can get picked for the coveted solo in the school choir, she'll stop being a middle-school nobody and finally get her chance to shine. Despite her sister's annoying perfection, Phoebe actually loves spending time with Okalee. They have one very special, secret tradition: River Daywhen they hold hands and make their way across the cold, rushing Grayling River, to celebrate the first hint of spring. This year's River Day crossing, however, goes horribly wrong, and Phoebe's world is suddenly turned upside down. Heartbroken and facing life without Okalee, Phoebe is more determined than ever to sing the solo in the school concert as a way of speaking to her sister one last time. But Phoebe's so traumatized by what happened, she's lost her beautiful singing voice. Kat Waters wants the choir solo for herself and is spreading a terrible rumor about what really happened to Okalee on River Day. If Phoebe tells the truth, she believes her family will never forgive her and she may never get to sing her goodbye to Okalee. Even worse, somebody is leaving Phoebe anonymous notes telling her they saw what really happened at the river.


How do you live? / Genzaburō Yoshino ; translated by Bruno Navasky ; with a foreword by Neil Gaiman.

How do you live? /  Genzaburō Yoshino ; translated by Bruno Navasky ; with a foreword by Neil Gaiman.
Told in two voices, fifteen-year-old Copper struggles to confront inevitable and enormous change after his father's death and his uncle writes to him in a journal, sharing knowledge and advice in 1937 Japan.


Shelby & Watts Volume 1, Tide pool troubles / by Ashlyn Anstee.

Shelby & Watts Volume 1, Tide pool troubles /  by Ashlyn Anstee.
There isn't a mystery that Shelby & Watts can't solve! They're saving the environment, one case at a time ... When Shelby gets a letter from Fred the hermit crab claiming that all the shells are missing from the beach, she and Watts are just the duo to help him. With Shelby's deductive skills and Watts's scientific knowledge, there's no case the two of them can't solve--one environmental mystery at a time--Provided by publisher.


The circus at the end of the sea / Lori R. Snyder.

The circus at the end of the sea /  Lori R. Snyder.
Maddy Adriana knows that magic is real. All her life, her heart has pulled her toward things too perfect to be ordinary, things no one else can see. And then there's the bracelet she's worn since she was a baby; a bracelet that grows as she grows and doesn't come off. Knowing that magic exists has made it a little easier to be a foster kid bounced between homes. Then, one day, Maddy feels a ... tug. It leads her to Il Circo delle Strade, the magical street circus lurking within the canals, boardwalks, and beaches of Venice, California. Amid murals that come to life and trampolines made of starlight, Maddy knows that she's finally found the source of the magic--and once she meets Skeeter Chen (the Fastest Boy on Wheels) and Ophelia (the mimic octopus) ... well, maybe she's even found a place where, for the first time ever, she can truly belong. So when she learns that Il Circo is in trouble, she offers to help. The journey will take Maddy to the end of the sea and back. Along the way, she must find a way to face the frightening side of magic as well as her own deepest fears if she is to save the place she hopes to finally call home.--!cProvided by publisher.


Second sleep / Diane Stanley.

Second sleep /  Diane Stanley.
To get Max and Rosies minds off their mothers mysterious disappearance, their grandmother, Mozelle, suggests that they visit the old log cabin where their mom spent her summers as a child. This is a place where, when it gets dark, you go to bed. But according to Mozelle, their mother had her happiest dreams during her nights at the lake. That first night, Max and Rosie travel in their dreams to an almost impossibly beautiful place where they meet a wonderful new group of friends. But was it really just a dream? Or is there something extraordinary and magical about this compound by the lake? As Max slowly grasps what is really going on, he wonders if he might have found the key to the mystery of his mothers disappearanceand how to bring her safely home.


The verdigris pawn / Alysa Wishingrad.

The verdigris pawn /  Alysa Wishingrad.
The heir to the Land should be strong. Fierce. Ruthless. At least, that's what Beau's father has been telling him his whole life, since Beau is the exact opposite of what the heir should be. With little control over his future, Beau is kept locked away, just another pawn in his father's quest for ultimate power. That is, until Beau meets a girl who shows him the secrets his father has kept hidden. For the first time, Beau begins to question everything he's ever been told and sets off in search of a rebel who might hold the key to setting things right--


The swag is in the socks / Kelly J. Baptist.

The swag is in the socks /  Kelly J. Baptist.
Xavier Moon is not one to steal the show. Hes perfectly content to play video games and sit at his bedroom window watching the neighborhood talk outside. But for Xaviers twelfth birthday, he receives a pair of funky socks and a challenge from his great-uncle, Frankie Bell, saying its time to swag out and speak up. First on the list: get into the legendary Scepter League. Xaviers grandfather, great-uncle, and father were all invited to join the elite boys after-school club that admits only the most suave and confident young men. Xavier has never had the courage to apply before, but his wild socks are getting him some big attention, so maybe its time to come out of the shadows and follow in his family's footsteps. Or maybe Xavier will march down a new path altogether.


Shield of the Maccabees / by Eric A. Kimmel and Dov Smiley ; illustrated by Dov Smiley.

During the time period of the Hanukkah story, two boys, one Jewish and one Greek, form a lasting friendship--


Hollywood vs. the galaxy / Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver ; illustrated by Ethan Nicolle.

Hollywood vs. the galaxy /  Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver ; illustrated by Ethan Nicolle.
After facing off against Citizen Cruel and becoming a fan favorite on his Hollywood sitcom, Buddy Buger has to hide from the Supreme Leader of his home planet and maintain his secret alien identity.


The shadow prince / David Anthony Durham.

The shadow prince /  David Anthony Durham.
Growing up in a village in the middle of the desert, Ash thinks his future holds nothing but sand, sun, a few annoying bullies, and lots of boring chores. Boy, is he wrong! On the night before his twelfth birthday, Ash learns that he was born on the same day as Prince Khufu, which makes him eligible to compete to be the prince's shadow, a coveted position as the friend and bodyguard of the boy destined to be pharaoh of all of Egypt. At first, Ash can't believe it, but when a floating royal barge takes Ash and his mentor to the bustling, magical, solar-powered capital, things get real. What awaits Ash and the candidates is deadly--five days of dangerous tests filled with demon fighting, monster slaying, and magical spells--each overseen by a different Egyptian god. Ash finds two friends willing to fight by his side--the first friends he's ever made. But there are candidates who will lie, cheat, and even harm others to win. Not all will survive, and only one can become the prince's shadow. To make matters worse, Ash is up against Lord Set, the devious god of chaos, who is secretly working to make the candidates fail. But if they do, the very survival of the kingdom is in peril. Can Ash and his new friends save Egypt? And will any of them survive to become the shadow prince?


Back to nature / by Rachele Alpine ; illustrated by Addy Rivera Sonda.

Back to nature /  by Rachele Alpine ; illustrated by Addy Rivera Sonda.
Ruby's life turns upside-down when her parents give her some big news: she's going to be a big sister! She is a little worried about the new arrival, so her dad takes her and the rest of the Invincible Girls camping for the weekend, where she plans to become one with nature, bond with her friends and Dad, and get away from technology for the weekend. However, she finds that things are not as easy as they seem. She forgets a key item to bring, her friends don't seem as excited as she is ... and she kind of forgot about the bears who like to visit the camp sites!--


The swallows' flight / Hilary McKay.

In England, Ruby has no friends because of the speckled blotches on her face that kids say look like dirt. And Kate is sickly all the time, her older siblings each taking turns looking after her. Ruby and Kates first meeting is nearly disastrous, but the two lonely girls soon strike up a friendship. Their connection becomes all the more important when England joins the war against Germany and the blitz begins overhead. In Germany, Erik and Hans are best friends filled with plans for their future: Erik taking over their beloved local zoo, and Hans serving pastries right outside the gates. They never expected to be forced to join the national service, training as pilots and tasked with hurting people. And in London a mistreated dog roams the streets looking for handouts, and for a friend. All of these lives will cross in the most surprising ways in this heart-rending tale of war and compassion, and hope that can be found in even the most unexpected friendships.


Sherlock Dom / by Terry Catasús Jennings ; illustrated by Fátima Anaya.

Sherlock Dom /  by Terry Catasús Jennings ; illustrated by Fátima Anaya.
Dom is excited to join her friend, Steph, for a mini vacation. They are going to visit Steph's grandmother....As soon as they arrive, they find that Gran's neighbors have lost their goat! There are some mysterious footprints near the goat pen that lead to the marsh. Dom decides to use the methods of her favorite detective, Sherlock Holmes-observing the basics, using all her senses, and talking it through with her trusty friend-to try and bring the little goat back home--Provided by publisher.


Frankie and Amelia / Cammie McGovern.

A heartfelt companion novel to the critically acclaimed Chester and Gus about inclusivity, autism, friendship, and family, perfect for fans of Sara Pennypacker and Kate DiCamillo. After being separated from his family, Franklin becomes an independent cat, until he meets a goofy dog named Chester. Chester is a service dog to his person, a boy named Gus, and Chester knows just the girl to be Franklin's person--Gus's classmate, Amelia. Amelia loves cats, but has a harder time with people. Franklin understands her, though, and sees how much they have in common. When Amelia gets into some trouble at school, Franklin wants to help the girl who's done so much to help him. He's not sure how, yet, but he's determined to try. This sweet and moving novel demonstrates how powerful the bond between pets and people can be, while thoughtfully depicting a neurodivergent tween's experience.


Miosotis Flores never forgets / Hilda Eunice Burgos.

Miosotis Flores never forgets /  Hilda Eunice Burgos.
Miosotis Flores is excited about three things: fostering rescue dogs, goofy horror movies, and her sister Amarilis's upcoming wedding. School? Not on that list. But her papi cares about school more than anything else, so they strike a deal: If Miosotis improves her grades in two classes, she can adopt a dog of her own in the summer. Miosotis dives into her schoolwork, and into nurturing a fearful little pup called Freckles. Could he become her forever dog? At the same time, she notices Amarilis behaving strangely--wearing thick clothes in springtime, dropping her friends in favor of her fianč, even avoiding Miosotis and the rest of their family. When she finally discovers her sister's secret, Miosotis faces some difficult choices. What do you do if someone is in danger, but doesn't want your help? When should you ask for support, and when should you try to handle things on your own? And what ultimately matters most--what Miosotis wants, or what's right for the ones she loves?


Camp daze / by R. L. Stine ; illustrated by Jeff Zapata ; inks by Fred Wheaton ; cover art by Joe Simko.

Camp daze /  by R. L. Stine ; illustrated by Jeff Zapata ; inks by Fred Wheaton ; cover art by Joe Simko.
The ten Garbage Pail Kids leave their town of Smellville to get into mischief at summer camp together.


Monstrosity / written by R.L. Stine ; illustrated by Irene Flores with additional inks by Lea Caballero ; colored by Joana Lafuente ; lettered by Mike Fiorentino.

Ruthie and Ezra Dillon's dad and uncle just bought an old Hollywood movie studio, known for all the best horror flicks of the 50s but those classic on screen monsters have returned to the real world with a vengeance!--Provided by publisher.


Rescue on turtle beach / written by Jen Marlin ; illustrated by Izzy Burton.

Rescue on turtle beach /  written by Jen Marlin ; illustrated by Izzy Burton.
Max and Sofia are ordinary kids whose lives are changed when they discover an abandoned sailboat. Theyre given the chance to make a real impact when the boat magically brings them them to a different corner of the world to help other kids save their environment!


Donut / Ellen Miles.

Donut /  Ellen Miles.
Lizzie is excited for her trip to Aunt Amanda's sleepaway doggy training camp. But when Donut, a German shepard-Lab mix, is in danger of being left behind by her family, Lizzie will use her new skills to show the pup is well-trained enough for their new home.


The care and keeping of Freddy / Susan Hill Long.

The care and keeping of Freddy /  Susan Hill Long.
Georgia Weatherss worry machine has been on full blast since her mom, Blythe, took off in Lyle Lenczyckis blue sedan. Earlier that same day, Blythe gave Georgia a bearded dragon named Freddy. Georgia is convinced that if she loves Freddy enough, Blythe will come home. Georgia isnt the only one with family predicaments. Her friend Maria Garcias parents have merrily moved out of the house and into a camper in the yard. Roland Park is the new boy in town. As a kid in the foster care system staying with the Farley family, hes sure his stay is temporary. When the three friends discover an abandoned glass house in the forest, it becomes their secret hideout: a place all their own, free of parents and problems. But glass can be broken. When everything around them feels out of their control, the question becomes what can they hold on to? And what do they have to let go? It turns out, there are some thingsand lizardsthey can count on.


Marshmallow & Jordan / Alina Chau.

Marshmallow & Jordan /  Alina Chau.
Jordan's days as the star player for her school's basketball team ended when an accident left her paralyzed ... Now, she's still the team captain, but her competition days seem to be behind her ... until an encounter with a mysterious elephant, who she names Marshmallow, helps Jordan discover a brand new sport. Will water polo be the way for Jordan to continue her athletic dreams--or will it just come between Jordan and her best friends on the basketball team?--


Fifty-four things wrong with Gwendolyn Rogers / Caela Carter.

Fifty-four things wrong with Gwendolyn Rogers /  Caela Carter.
No one can figure out what Gwendolyn Rogers's problem is--not her mom, or her teachers, or any of the many therapists she's seen. But Gwendolyn knows she doesn't have just one thing wrong with her: she has fifty-four. At least, according to a confidential school report (that she read because she is #16. Sneaky, not to mention #13. Impulsive). So Gwendolyn needs a plan, because if she doesn't get these fifty-four things under control, she's not going to be able to go to horse camp this summer with her half-brother, Tyler. But Tyler can't help her because there's only one thing wrong with him: ADHD. And her best friend Hettie can't help her because there's nothing wrong with Hettie. She's perfect. So Gwendolyn is hopeless until she remembers the one thing that helped her mother when her own life was out of control. Or actually, the twelve things. Can these Twelve Steps that cured her mother somehow cure Gwendolyn too?


Last gamer standing / Katie Zhao.

Last gamer standing /  Katie Zhao.
In twelve-year-old Reyna Cheng's world, gaming is everything. Professional esports teams are the mainstream celebrities. Kids begin training from a young age, aspiring for the big leagues. Reyna is the up-and-coming junior amateur Dayhold gamer, competing in a VR battle royale against AI monsters and human players. But despite Reyna's rising popularity and skills, no one knows who she is. Gaming is still a boys' club and to protect herself against trolls and their harassment, she games as the mysterious TheRuiNar. When Reyna qualifies for the Dayhold Junior Tournament, she knows she's got what it takes to win the championship title and the $10,000 prize. It's a chance to make a step forward towards her professional esports dreams and to help her family with the costs of her mother's hospital bills. But when she's blackmailed and threatened with doxxing by an anonymous troll, Reyna has to confront the toxic gaming community head-on.--


Stuck / Jennifer Swender.

Stuck /  Jennifer Swender.
If Austin picked a color to describe his life, it would be tumbleweed brown. Austin doesn't like standing out. He's always the new kid, and there's no hiding his size. Plus, Austin has a secret: he struggles to read. Then Austin meets Bertie, who is razzmatazz. Everything about Bertie is bursting! But the best part of his newest school is the Safety Squad, with their laser lemon vests. Their easy confidence and leadership stand out in the coolest way. Even when things are not so vibrant and life at home makes Austin feel pacific blue, for the first time, he wants to leave a mark. And the more Austin speaks up, the more he finds he may not be that different after all.


The renegade reporters / Elissa Brent Weissman.

The renegade reporters /  Elissa Brent Weissman.
Sixth-graders Ashley and her best friend Maya were banished from the live News at Nine broadcast at John Dos Passos Elementary in Baltimore after an embarrassing incident in the previous year; at loose ends the pair, together with their classmate Brielle, decide to become investigative reporters with their own online broadcast: The Underground News--and soon they stumble upon a major story about an educational software company that is illegally tracking and selling student data.


Worst-case Collin / by Rebecca Caprara.

In the two years since his mother was killed in an automobile crash, Colin has been anticipating further disasters, writing down what to do in the event of an avalanche or mentally practicing the Heimlich maneuver just in case--but the real trouble is that his mathematician father is obsessed with a classic math problem and has a hoarding problems that is spiraling out of control, leaving Colin desperate to hide this chaos from his friends and everyone else, even as he struggles with his own grief--Provided by publisher.


Meena lost and found / by Karla Manternach ; illustrated by Mina Price.

Meena lost and found /  by Karla Manternach ; illustrated by Mina Price.
Meena quickly joins the hunt for her friend Sofía's missing cat Oriol, but finds her friendship skills tested when Meena learns that Sofía and her family may be moving away.


The velvet fox / Catherine Fisher.

The velvet fox /  Catherine Fisher.
After rescuing Tomas from enchantment, orphan Seren Rhys is enjoying her first summer at Plas-y-Fran. But as autumn arrives, it brings with it a mysterious new governess who seems intent on drawing Tomas away from Seren and his family. Dangerous figures from a bewitched toy carousel stalk the house and, fearing the worst, Seren calls on the clockwork crow to help her. But can he reach her in time, and will Tomas be able to escape the magical creatures threatening to ensnare him, led by the Velvet Fox?


The league of picky eaters / Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic.

The league of picky eaters /  Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic.
In Muffuletta, being good at eating is the key to success. French fries and grilled cheese? Beginner food! Haggis and truffles? Delicacies! After failing a school eating test, picky eater Minerva is placed in the lowest eating track of all: Remedial Eating to Change Habits. RETCH class is full of kids with weird personalities and even weirder food preferences. And to make matters worse, Minerva's best friends, in the Gifted and Gourmet class, no longer speak to her. But soon Minerva finds she is not alone in her pickiness, and forms friendships with her new classmates. And together, they find a way to stand up for themselves--picky and proud!


Elizabeth Webster and the chamber of stolen ghosts / William Lashner.

Elizabeth Webster and the chamber of stolen ghosts /  William Lashner.
Middle schooler Elizabeth Webster has a new case for the Court of Uncommon Pleas: a fourth grader who says her sister's ghosts were stolen; the case leads her to the Ramsberger Institute of the Paranormal, run by Frederick Ramsberger and his grandmother (deceased), who are imprisoning and controlling ghosts, and who have a connection to Elizabeth's enemy, the fearsome demon Redwing.


Sorry for your loss / Joanne Levy.

Evie's family runs a Jewish funeral home and she enjoys helping out. She doesn't normally interact with the grieving family, but one day she befriends Oren, a boy overwhelmed by grief after an awful accident. Oren hasn't spoken a word since, but Evie is set on helping him deal with his loss and discover his voice again.


Pasture bedtime / Sigmund Brouwer ; illustrated by Sabrina Gendron.

Pasture bedtime /  Sigmund Brouwer ; illustrated by Sabrina Gendron.
Eleven-year-old Charlie Dembinski likes to keep his life organized and quiet. This is a challenge when you live on a farm where your mother runs a veterinary clinic for the local livestock, neighbors' pets and sometimes rescued wildlife. To complicate Charlie's orderly life even further, his mother hires a bookkeeper to live on the farm who brings along her daughter, Amy Ma. And Amy is anything but quiet! Her constant questions and attempts to spend time with Charlie really bother him, and he doesn't understand why the adults seem to like her so much. But when a neighbor's beloved dog gets sick with a mysterious illness, Charlie realizes that Amy's outgoing approach might not be all that bad.


Children of the fox / Kevin Sands.

Children of the fox /  Kevin Sands.
Callan and four other young criminals are recruited to pull off a difficult heist from the city's most powerful sorcerer--


Genius Camp / Chris Grabenstein.

Genius Camp /  Chris Grabenstein.
Twelve-year-old Jake McQuade-the smartest kid in the universe-goes to a camp for geniuses, where he goes up against the Virtuoso quantum computer, the smartest machine in the universe--


Search for the scarlet macaws / written by Jen Marlin ; illustrated by Izzy Burton.

Search for the scarlet macaws /  written by Jen Marlin ; illustrated by Izzy Burton.
Max and Sofia are ordinary kids whose lives are changed when they discover an abandoned sailboat. Theyre given the chance to make a real impact when the boat magically transports them to a different corner of the world to help other kids save their environment. Their second mission? Protecting majestic scarlet macaw chicks in the most biodiverse place on Earth, the Amazon rain forest.


Escape from a video game Volume 2, Mystery on the Starship Crusader / Dustin Brady ; illustrations by Jesse Brady.

Escape from a video game Volume 2, Mystery on the Starship Crusader /  Dustin Brady ; illustrations by Jesse Brady.
In this pick-your-path adventure, you join eight strangers inside a video game for a chance to win a million dollars. The challenge is simple: survive to the end, and you're rich. There's just one problem: A traitor is hiding among your group. One-by-one, crew members of the spaceship start disappearing. Can you find the traitor before it's too late?


The mermaid queen / Alane Adams ; [illustrations by Jonathan Stroh]

Abigail and Hugo have just helped restore the balance of power in Orkney by defeating the powerful alchemist Vertulious when Abigail discovers that Capricorn, the mermaid queen she trusted to help them, has unleashed the powerful Midgard Serpent named Jormungandwho, years ago, encircled the world of mankind and held it captive until Odin banished it to an underwater prison. Capricorn is determined to force Odin to make her goddess of the seas over Aegir, and shes ready to use the massive serpent to bend him to her willthreatening all of Orkney. Abigail and Hugo must embark on an adventure across the seas to Odins island sanctuary to find a way to stop Capricorn and return Jormungand to his watery cell. But when Abigail finds that her powers are not enough, she has to tap into her dark magic again and again. As she is drawn further down this path, a dark presence makes itself known to herone that may alter her path forever.


The Citadel of Whispers / Kazim Ali.

The Citadel of Whispers /  Kazim Ali.
You were only ten years old when the Whisperers came to your village looking for candidates. Their identity, like their work, is secret and unknown to most of the people who live in Elaria, a mountainous land of difficult terrain surrounded by vast oceans that few, if any, have crossed. You, Krishi, were tapped by a man disguised as a peddler and poet to join the Whisperers at the Citadel, and train in their arts of magic and combat. You are still new in your training when a mysterious new student arrives in the port, bringing with him news of imminent war.--


Carlos Gomez freestyles ... : heavy on the style / written and illustrated by Chuck Gonzales.

Carlos Gomez is a member of the only Mexican American family in town, so he's used to being the odd one out. A lisp, a penchant for girl glamor, and being picked on by the class bully don't help either. But now there's a talent show coming up, and Carlos is performing with the BMX stunt team. What could possibly go wrong?


Ace takes flight / Cory McCarthy.

Ace takes flight /  Cory McCarthy.
Eleven-year-old Ace Wells's dream has finally come true: he is a new cadet in the B.E.S.T. (Biological Enhancement Systems Technology) Program. Until now, he's been living in the shadow of his superstar brother, Finn--but not for long. This is new Ace! He knows he can make his mark on the world with SuperSoar wings, but on day one, nothing goes as planned. The antagonistic elevator AI Otis wants to eat his belongings, the physical feats set by his tough-nut coach are impossible, and his celebrity roommates are far from welcoming. It becomes crystal clear that Ace is not prepared to fly--in any sense of the word. As tensions build, Ace has a sinking suspicion that there's something more going on at B.E.S.T. than meets the eye. Will he ever make it to graduation and get the aug of his dreams?


When pigs fly / Rob Harrell.

When pigs fly /  Rob Harrell.
Gary Yorkshire was your perfectly average, fuzzy pink pig who loved tasty sandwiches, video games, mud baths, and hanging out with his friends Carl the Fish and Brooklyn the Bat. Until one day... a radioactive bat bite gives him powers he never would have dreamed of! Inspired by his old Crimson Swine comics, Gary decides that he'll use his powers for good and becomes (drumroll) Batpig! Now he just needs a good zinger of a Batpig slogan, a spandex costume that flatters his rear end... and maybe a little advice about how in the world to defeat supervillains?--


Sonic the hedgehog : 30th anniversary / Ian Flynn ; Gale Galligan ; Clint, Justin, Travis & Griffin McElroy.

Sonic the hedgehog : 30th anniversary / Ian Flynn ; Gale Galligan ; Clint, Justin, Travis & Griffin McElroy.
Join Sonic the Hedgehog, Miles Tails Prower, Knuckles the Echidna, Amy Rose, Mighty the Armadillo, Ray the Flying Squirrel, and even more special guests as they travel through zones inspired by the seasons in search of Chaos Emeralds! It's a hilarious and hectic race against the clock in Seasons of Chaos by longtime Sonic writer Ian Flynn! Plus bonus stories by some of Sonic the Hedgehog's biggest fans and tons of bonus content celebrating the blue blur!


The Renegades, defenders of the planet Volume 3, Project Neptune / created by Jeremy Brown, Katy Jakeway, Ellenor Mererid, Libby Reed, and David Selby.

The Renegades, defenders of the planet Volume 3, Project Neptune /  created by Jeremy Brown, Katy Jakeway, Ellenor Mererid, Libby Reed, and David Selby.
Mo, Leon, and a recovering Katelyn are on the move again, along with Amazon activist Alma, whose strange new powers are just developing. They've been tracking the movements of their longtime nemesis--businessman-turned-supervillain Jason Greenleaf--and this time they're determined to stay one step ahead of him. But as they race to uncover the meaning behind Jason's new friends The League and the mysterious new serum he is developing, the team must reckon with both their own demons and new changes to the climate. Sea levels are rising faster than ever before and some strange--but potentially lifesaving--creatures in the mangrove forests of Bangladesh are at risk of dying out. With so many threats to the Earth mounting, could this all be too much, even for the Renegades?--Provided by publisher.


The mailbox in the forest / Kyoko Hara ; Kazue Takahashi.

The mailbox in the forest /  Kyoko Hara ; Kazue Takahashi.
First-grader Mayu finds a mailbox in the forest near her grandparents' house and begins corresponding with a mysterious friend, but can they continue writing and receiving letters when Mayu returns to the city?


The Secret Explorers and the plant poachers / SJ King ; illustrated by Ellie O'Shea.

The Secret Explorers and the plant poachers /  SJ King ; illustrated by Ellie O'Shea.
Learn all about forest life, the amazing Venus flytrap, and the importance of conservation in the exciting eighth adventure with The Secret Explorers. This group of brilliant kids come together from all four corners of the globe to fix problems, solve mysteries and gather knowledge all over the planet -- and beyond. Whenever their help is needed, a special sign will appear on a door. They step through to the Exploration Station, and receive their mission... In this installment, Leah the biology expert and Gustavo the history buff are whisked away on a mission to a forest in North Carolina. There, they meet a botanist working to protect the amazing Venus flytrap -- an endangered species of plant -- from being stolen by poachers and sold for money. It'll take every bit of brainpower, bravery, and expertise that Leah and Gustavo have to stop the poachers and rescue the plants. Packed with fun illustrations and facts about plants, forest, wildlife, and the importance of conservation[...] --


Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld / written by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale ; drawn by Asiah Fulmore ; letters by Becca Carey ; Amethyst created by Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn, and Ernie Colón.

Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld /  written by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale ; drawn by Asiah Fulmore ; letters by Becca Carey ; Amethyst created by Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn, and Ernie Colón.
Amaya, Princess of House Amethyst in Gemworld, is sent to mundane Earth to teach her that magic is a privilege, but after Amy has long settled into ordinary middle school life, a Prince of the Realm brings her home to restore her magical destiny.


The last chance for Logan County / Lamar Giles ; illustrated by Derick Brooks.

The last chance for Logan County /  Lamar Giles ; illustrated by Derick Brooks.
In this third Legendary Alston Boys adventure from Edgar Award nominated author Lamar Giles, Otto and Sheed have to team up with the Ellison twins to take down a corporation obsessed with the weirdness of Logan County and that's turning its residents into Money-Zombies. Otto and Sheed are back in yet another legendary adventure that just might take all their deduction skills, and a good bit of help from friends and family, to solve. With the Rorrim Mirror Emporium closed and their adventures through the last mirror on the left behind them, Otto and Sheed are ready for things to get back to normal. But the FixItYall that Sheed took warned of side effects and they quickly come true--starting with a thunderstorm raining frogs. But that's only the beginning. Teachers begin quitting suddenly, vets leave their animals behind, and a strange goat starts delivering takeout orders. When a suspicious company known as GOO, obsessed with Logan County's weirdness, shows up and starts buying all the property in town and threatening to take Sheed away after some strange new energy is traced back to him, the Legendary Alston Boys of Logan County, along with Otto's mom, Sheed's dad, and the Ellison twins, have to find a way to save their town and keep their family together.--


Return of the dragon slayers / Brandon Mull ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman.

Return of the dragon slayers /  Brandon Mull ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman.
The magical world teeters on the brink of collapse. The Dragon King, Celebrant, has united the dragons into a vengeful army, and only a final artifact stands in the way of them unleashing their fury against humankind. With established allegiances shifting under the strain, Seth and Kendra find themselves in desperate need of new allies. Seth must face his most dangerous quest--the fulfillment of his pledge to the Singing Sisters. With only Calvin the Tiny Hero at his side, Seth needs to collect the pieces of the Ethergem, including the stones from the crowns of the Dragon King, the Giant Queen, and the Demon King. Halfway across the world, Kendra finds herself torn between her duty to Dragonwatch and her desire to rescue Bracken. Can she challenge Ronodin's control of the fairy realm without leaving the five legendary dragon slayers to be hunted by Celebrant and his sons? Left behind at Titan Valley, Knox and Tess must survive the aftermath of the Giant Queen's fall. Will the secret crown in Knox's possession prove too much for him to handle?--


Oddly normal Book 4 / written and illustrated by Otis Frampton.

Oddly normal Book 4 /  written and illustrated by Otis Frampton.
Two mysterious figures from the past return to Fignation to cause trouble for Oddly and her friends.--


Birdie's bargain / Katherine Paterson.

Birdie's bargain /  Katherine Paterson.
Birdie has questions for God. For starters, why couldnt God roll history back to September 10, 2001, and fix thingsso the next day was an ordinary sunny day and not the devastating lead-in to two wars? Daddy has already been to Iraq twice. Now hes going again, and Birdie is sure hell die. At the very least, she wont see him again for a year, and everything will not be OK. (Why do grown-ups lie?) To save money, she, Mom, and baby Billy have moved to Grans, where shy Birdie must attend a new school, and no one but bossy Alicia Marie Suggs welcomes her. Doesnt God remember how hard it was for Birdie to make friends at Bible Camp? Counselor Ron taught about Judgment thereand the right way to believe. Has Birdie been praying wrong? Why else would God break their bargain? Readers of all faiths and backgrounds, especially children of military families, will identify with and root for the unforgettable Birdie, given inimitable voice by a master storyteller.


The fly / Lewis Trondheim ; translation, Jim Salicrup ; translation (preface), Joe Johnson.

The fly /  Lewis Trondheim ; translation, Jim Salicrup ; translation (preface), Joe Johnson.
One of the world's greatest cartoonists, Lewis Trondheim, tells the exciting life story of a common housefly. From the fly's birth to his inevitable end, we see everything this creature goes through simply to survive... from the fly's perspective. We guarantee you've never looked at your kitchen the way the fly does. While there's plenty of humor, there's thrills and chills as well, especially when the fly meets a spider. You may never have liked flies before, but once you meet this little guy, you may be surprised how much you can like a fly.--


Stuntboy Volume 1, in the meantime / Jason Reynolds ; drawings by Raúl the Third.

Stuntboy Volume 1, in the meantime /  Jason Reynolds ; drawings by Raúl the Third.
Portico Reeves' secret identity as Stuntboy allows him to use his superpower keep everybody safe, but when his superhero parents start fighting a lot he feels the responsibility to save them.


Cat Kid comic club Volume 2, perspectives / written, illustrated, and colored by Dav Pilkey ; with digital color by Jose Garibaldi.

Cat Kid comic club Volume 2, perspectives /  written, illustrated, and colored by Dav Pilkey ; with digital color by Jose Garibaldi.
Flippy, Molly, Li'l Petey, and twenty-one baby frogs each have something to say. Naomi and Melvin don't see eye to eye and Poppy perceives the world differently than her siblings. Will the baby frogs figure out how to work together and appreciate one another's point of view -- both inside and outside the classroom?--


The crown heist / Deron R. Hicks.

The crown heist /  Deron R. Hicks.
No matter how dangerous his adventures have been, Art has always been able to count on his best friend, Camille. Now that Camille is meeting her estranged father, Art wants to be there for her--which means going to London. But Camille's history professor father, renowned for expertise in British legend, is missing. When they visit his apartment, Art and Camille find a long-missing object that suggests the professor could be in trouble and solving a mystery related to London's history. Follow Art and Camille as they visit the Tower of London, National Portrait Gallery, and ride the tube in hopes of uncovering the truth before it's too late.


Where snow angels go / Maggie O'Farrell ; illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini.

Where snow angels go /  Maggie O'Farrell ; illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini.
Sylvie wakes one night, suddenly, without knowing why. Then she sees the most spectacular sight - a pair of wings, enormous in size, made of the softest snow-white feathers imaginable. An angel in her bedroom--a Snow angel! He tells her that he is here to look after her, for Sylvie is not as well as she seems. Many months later, as Sylvie recovers from her illness, she longs to see her snow angel again. He saved her life! There is so much she wants to tell him, so much she wants to know! Will he ever come back to her? And how can Sylvie make sure that everyone she loves has their own snow angel, to keep them safe, too?--Provided by publisher.


The queen's favorite witch Volume 1, The wheel of fortune / Benjamin Dickson, writer ; Rachael Smith, artist.

The queen's favorite witch Volume 1, The wheel of fortune /  Benjamin Dickson, writer ; Rachael Smith, artist.
Elizabethan England is a time of superstition and strange goings on. If you have a problem, it's common to go to a witch for help. And Queen Elizabeth I is no different... When Daisy -- a precocious young witch -- learns of the death of the Queen's Royal Witch, she flies to London to audition as her replacement. But Daisy is from a poor family, and they don't let just anyone into the Royal Court. The only way into the palace is to take a job as a cleaner. As Daisy cleans the palace, she draws the attention of Elizabeth's doctor (and arch-heretic) John Dee, who places her into the auditions -- much to the chagrin of her more well-to-do competitors. But Dee knows how dangerous the corridors of power have become, with dark forces manipulating events for their own ends. To him, Daisy represents a wild card -- one that may decide the fate of many.--


 

 

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