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Pablo and Birdy / Alison McGhee ; illustrated by Ana Juan.

Pablo and Birdy /  Alison McGhee ; illustrated by Ana Juan.
Pablo, nearly ten, has many questions about his origins and how he arrived at Isla as a baby, but finding the answers may mean losing his lifetime companion, Birdy the parrot.


The friendship code / by Stacia Deutsch.

The friendship code /  by Stacia Deutsch.
Looking forward to joining the new coding club at school so that she can develop her app idea, Lucy is disappointed by the lukewarm reception she receives from the club's other members, who work with her to decipher mysterious coding notes.


Eye of the North / Sinéad O'Hart.

Eye of the North /  Sinéad O'Hart.
A boy called Thing works with a secret organization to rescue Emmeline from Dr. Siegfried Bauer, who wants her parents to awaken a powerful creature in the ice fields of Greenland.


Gods of the North / by Lucy Coats ; art by Brett Bean.

Gods of the North /  by Lucy Coats ; art by Brett Bean.
Odin, the ruler of the Asgardians, has an important mission for Demon. Goldbristle, the gods' prized shining boar, is losing his light. Now Demon must travel to Asgard in the North to search this cold, snowy land for anything that might cure this beast. -back of cover.


The half-true lies of Cricket Cohen / Catherine Lloyd Burns.

The half-true lies of Cricket Cohen /  Catherine Lloyd Burns.
In trouble at home and school again for turning in a not-quite honest memoir, eleven-year-old Cricket and her equally fanciful grandmother, Dodo, set out on a crosstown Manhattan adventure.


The last panther / Todd Mitchell.

The last panther /  Todd Mitchell.
An eleven-year-old girl discovers a family of panthers that were thought to be extinct. But when others find out they are alive, too, she must risk everything to save the species--


Lost boys / Darcey Rosenblatt.

Lost boys /  Darcey Rosenblatt.
In 1982 Iran, twelve-year-old Reza is more interested in music than war, but enlists in obedience to his devout mother and soon finds himself in a prison camp in Iraq.


Side tracked / by Diana Harmon Asher.

Side tracked /  by Diana Harmon Asher.
Seventh-grader Joseph Friedman is friendless and puny, with ADD to boot. He spends most of his time avoiding the class bully and hiding out in the Resource Room. But the Resource Room teacher encourages (i.e., practically forces) him to join the school cross country team, and he meets Heather, a new student who's tough and athletic and refuses to be pushed around by anybody--


Vanished! / by James Ponti.

Vanished! /  by James Ponti.
In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his best friend Margaret must uncover the truth behind a series of private middle school pranks that may or may not involve the daughter of the President of the United States.


The warrior princess of Pennyroyal Academy / M.A. Larson.

The warrior princess of Pennyroyal Academy /  M.A. Larson.
At year's end, witches attack every coach trying to leave Pennyroyal Academy, and Evie must devise a plan to save the day before their supplies are depleted.


The whole sky / Heather Henson.

The whole sky /  Heather Henson.
Twelve-year-old Sky, a horse whisperer like her father, must put her own troubles aside when a devastating sickness strikes the foals at the multimillion dollar horse farms where they work.


The first rule of punk / by Celia C. Pérez.

The first rule of punk /  by Celia C. Pérez.
Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.


A properly unhaunted place / William Alexander ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy.

A properly unhaunted place /  William Alexander ; illustrated by Kelly Murphy.
In a world full of ghosts, Rosa and Jasper live in the only unhaunted town--but must spring to action when they realize the ghosts are lying in wait to take the town back--


Zinnia and the bees / Danielle Davis.

Zinnia and the bees /  Danielle Davis.
Seventh-grader Zinnia's last-day-of-school got off to a bad start when she ended up in the vice principal's office for yarn-bombing a statue of the school mascot, but it is about to get a whole lot worse--because, thanks to the incompetence of Bee 641, a colony of commercial, migratory bees escaping from a truck has settled their colony in her hair.


Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 2, A recipe for disaster / by Natalie Riess.

Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 2, A recipe for disaster /  by Natalie Riess.
It's almost time for the season finale of Space Battle Lunchtime, and finalist Peony (the only Earth contestant) is nowhere to be found! That's because she's been kidnapped and taken to the set of Space Battle Lunchtime's biggest rival, Cannibal Coliseum, where chefs compete to cook... each other. Up against some of the most dangerous aliens in the galaxy, will Peony even make it to the end of the show? Stay tuned!--P. [4] of cover.


The little mermaid / adapted by Metaphrog ; based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

The little mermaid /  adapted by Metaphrog ; based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
Longing to be human so that she can win the love of a young prince, a little mermaid makes a dangerous pact with the Sea Witch.


Karma Khullar's mustache / Kristi Wientge.

Karma Khullar's mustache /  Kristi Wientge.
A biracial Indian/Caucasian girl is nervous to begin middle school, especially since her mother is now the breadwinner of the family, her best friend may no longer be a bestie, and the appearance of the seventeen hairs over her lip that form a very unwanted mustache--


Mega Princess / written by Kelly Thompson ; illustrated by Brianne Drouhard ; colored by M. Victoria Robado ; lettered by Warren Montgomery.

Mega Princess /  written by Kelly Thompson ; illustrated by Brianne Drouhard ; colored by M. Victoria Robado ; lettered by Warren Montgomery.
Max has the powers of every princess ever . . . too bad she just wants to be a detective. Budding detective or princess in training? These are just a few of the questions Princess Maxine Titan must ask herself on her tenth birthday. See, turning ten is the very important day when every princess meets her very own fairy godmother and receives a special gift. When Max is bestowed with the powers of every princess in the known universe she longs to reject this clich#65533;d royal convention and follow in the footsteps of her greatest heroes: Philip Marlowe! Sherlock Holmes! Miss Marple! Poor Max fears her detective career may end before it starts, that is, until her baby brother is kidnapped... Written by Kelly Thomspon ( Jem and the Holograms ) and illustrated by Brianne Drouhard ( Harpy Gee ), Mega Princess follows Max and her trusted steed Justine (aka jerk pony), as they navigate strange new powers, wonderous lands, and their own conflicted friendship in an journey to find out who took Prince Bobs and what greater forces are at play in the kingdom.


Great escape / C. Alexander London.

Great escape /  C. Alexander London.
When the wild animals of Ankle Snap Alley start disappearing and Kit the raccoon discovers that they are being taken to the zoo, he leads the Moonlight Brigade on a daring rescue operation to free his friends and family but runs into opposition from animals who prefer a life of protection in the zoo over one of freedom in the wild.


Olive and the backstage ghost / Michelle Schusterman.

Olive and the backstage ghost /  Michelle Schusterman.
Olive discovers an old theater where she'll finally have a chance to shine on stage, but this theater--and its mysterious owner--are hiding dark secrets--


The mouse house / by Poppy Green ; illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell.

The mouse house /  by Poppy Green ; illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell.
Excitedly attending her friend's birthday party, Sophie becomes jealous when her friend receives a mouse house, a gift Sophie has always wanted.


Best. Night. Ever : a story told from seven points of view / Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Jen Malone, Gail Nall, Dee Romito.

Best. Night. Ever : a story told from seven points of view / Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Jen Malone, Gail Nall, Dee Romito.
On the night of a middle school dance, excitement yields to complications for seven students, some who perform with their rock band, some who attend, and some who have other obligations.


Lucy and the rocket dog / by Will Buckingham ; illustrations by Monica Arnaldo.

Lucy and the rocket dog /  by Will Buckingham ; illustrations by Monica Arnaldo.
Budding scientist Lucy builds a rocket ship and accidentally sends her beloved dog, Laika, into space.


Sydney & Simon : to the moon! / Paul A. Reynolds ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.

Sydney & Simon : to the moon! / Paul A. Reynolds ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.
Twin mice Sydney and Simon compete to create the most interesting project about the Earth's moon for their elementary school, and win the first prize--a chance to meet a real astronaut.


Battlesong / Lian Tanner.

Battlesong /  Lian Tanner.
While Gwin, a Fetcher, and her family defy the Devouts by sharing song and story, the Oyster's crew and the Sunkers continue fighting to bring light back to the dark world.


Monsterland / James Crowley.

Monsterland /  James Crowley.
Chased into the woods by neighborhood bullies who are after his Halloween candy, fifth grader Charlie Cooper quickly gets lost and finds his way into Vampyreishtat--or Monsterland, an uncharted land where werewolves, mummies, and vampires live freely--and with the help of the Monster of all Monsters, Charlie hopes he will find his cousin Billy who disappeared a year ago.


Uncertain summer / Jessica Lee Anderson ; illustrations by Jeff Crosby.

Uncertain summer /  Jessica Lee Anderson ; illustrations by Jeff Crosby.
For decades, something has lurked in the swampy lakes of East Texas. When a TV show offers a million dollars to the person that can provide conclusive proof of the creature, Everdil, her brother, and two friends form a team to snap a picture of Bigfoot. But tracking a monster, especially one nobody's been able to catch, proves trickier than Everdil expected. With each new adventure, Everdil seems to create more problems with her friends and family than she solves. In the end, she has to hope that her brave, foolish actions will ultimately make things right with everyone, including Bigfoot. --Goodreads.


Isadora Moon goes to school / Harriet Muncaster.

Isadora Moon goes to school /  Harriet Muncaster.
Isadora Moon, a vampire fairy, has to decided which school she wants to go to--vampire or fairy.


Let's do a thing! / Jim Benton.

Let's do a thing! /  Jim Benton.
When Victor, total expert at everything, finds himself at the center of an intergalactic conflict, he'll need the help of his trusty sidekick Dumpylumps the duck, and his best friend Patti, to find his way out.


Louie lets loose! / Rachel Hamilton ; illustrated by Oscar Armelles.

Louie lets loose! /  Rachel Hamilton ; illustrated by Oscar Armelles.


The high note / Harmony Jones.

The high note /  Harmony Jones.
When her friends in the British boy band Abbey Road ask singer-songwriter Lark to be their opening act, can she find the courage to overcome her recurring stage fright in time to perform when it counts the most?


Catwoman's purrfect plot / by Sarah Hines Stephens ; illustrated by Luciano Vecchio.

Catwoman's purrfect plot /  by Sarah Hines Stephens ; illustrated by Luciano Vecchio.
Catwoman creates the perfect diversion at the cat show, while plotting the theft of an ancient Egyptian necklace that is supposed to give the person wearing it nine lives and superpowers at the art museum and it is up to Batman and Robin to prevent the crime.


Darkseid and the fires of Apokolips / by Derek Fridolfs ; illustrated by Tim Levins.

Darkseid and the fires of Apokolips /  by Derek Fridolfs ; illustrated by Tim Levins.
Darkseid has kidnapped Jason Blood and plans to free the demon Etrigan who, because of Merlin's curse, shares Jason's body--and it is up to the members of the Justice League to confront the supervillain on the planet Apokolips and discover why he needs Etrigan.


Injustice Gang and the deadly nightshade / by Derek Fridolfs ; illustrated by Tim Levins.

Injustice Gang and the deadly nightshade /  by Derek Fridolfs ; illustrated by Tim Levins.
The Justice League battles with the Injustice Gang to ward off a global ice age.


Starro and the Cyberspore / by Brandon T. Snider ; illustrated by Tim Levins.

Starro and the Cyberspore /  by Brandon T. Snider ; illustrated by Tim Levins.
When school children start changing into zombies, Batman, Superman, Aquaman, and the rest of the Justice League leap into action. They soon discover that Starro the Conqueror is bent on world domination with the help of a cellphone app. Can the Justice League stop the alien starfish before it's too late? Or will Starro's sinister cyberspore lead to a worldwide zombie apocalypse?


My little pony : Twilight's kingdom / written by Meghan McCarthy ; adaptation by Justin Eisinger ; edits by Alonzo Simon ; lettering and design by Gilberto Lazcano.

My little pony : Twilight's kingdom / written by Meghan McCarthy ; adaptation by Justin Eisinger ; edits by Alonzo Simon ; lettering  and design by Gilberto Lazcano.
When an ancient force turns up in Equestria stealing magic from ponies, Twilight and her friends step in to stop the thefts and restore order to the kingdom.


The space disaster / Matthew McElligott

The space disaster /  Matthew McElligott
When Dr. Cosmic's class meets Commander Nova, the school astronomer, they know their next lesson will be out of this world! With the help of Dr. Cosmic's latest invention--a planetarium--the class must complete four challenges. Each time the planetarium shifts and the atmosphere changes, the students find themselves floating from planet to planet. They put their new magnetic antigravity belts and trusted handbooks to the test to figure out where in the solar system Dr. Cosmic's invention has 'sent' them--and how to land safely back on Earth.--


Ghost attack / by David Lubar ; illustrated by Karl West.

Ghost attack /  by David Lubar ; illustrated by Karl West.
When Alex and his cousin Sarah are visiting their grandparents, Alex gets terrible red, itchy hives. Yikes! He's allergic to a ghost! Even worse, the ghost won't leave him alone -- he wants Alex and Sarah's help. Can they solve the ghost's mystery and get rid of Alex's awful rash before it ruins everything?


Gum luck / Rhode Montijo with Luke Reynolds.

Gum luck /  Rhode Montijo with Luke Reynolds.
Gabby Gomez keeps her Gum Girl heroics secret from her parents, but there is a new villain in town and the city needs her to help.


Dewey Fairchild, parent problem solver / Lorri Horn.

Dewey Fairchild, parent problem solver /  Lorri Horn.
Eleven-year-old Dewey has successfully solved all sorts of parent problems for other kids, including overprotective mothers and fathers who pick their noses, but he faces a challenge of his own when he learns his parents are thinking about moving to another state.


Humphrey's treasure hunt trouble / Betty G. Birney ; illustrated by Priscilla Burris.

Humphrey's treasure hunt trouble /  Betty G. Birney ; illustrated by Priscilla Burris.
Humphrey is spending the weekend at Garth's house when the prize for his scavenger hunt is stolen from its hiding place in Humphrey's cage.--


Home Volume 1, Home sweet home.

Home Volume 1, Home sweet home.
When Earth is taken over by the alien race the Boov, who try to relocate the humans, it's up to one resourceful girl, Tip, and a banished member of the Boov named Oh, to work together to put things right.


Amazo and the planetary reboot / by Brandon T. Snider ; illustrated by Tim Levins.

Amazo and the planetary reboot /  by Brandon T. Snider ; illustrated by Tim Levins.
The android Amazo returns through a portal, determined to exterminate the human race, and it is up to the members of the Justice League to stop him.


Call me Sunflower / Miriam Spitzer Franklin.

Call me Sunflower /  Miriam Spitzer Franklin.
Forced to move to North Carolina, eleven-year-old Sunny schemes to get her adoptive mother back together with the man who has been like her father, until she finds a photograph that changes everything.


The Stormy road to Canterlot : the prequel to My Little Pony, the movie / by Sadie Chesterfield.

The Stormy road to Canterlot : the prequel to My Little Pony, the movie / by Sadie Chesterfield.
Tempest Chadow wasn't always the angry, relentless leader of the Storm King's fearsome hordes. Once, she was a happy filly, living with her friends in Equestria and dreaming of attending Princess Celestia's School for gifted Unicorns. When an act of bravery costs Tempest her horn - and ultimately her magic - her life is ruined. Disappointed and bitter, Tempest flees into the world beyond Equestria, eventually setting her on a collision course with the dreaded Storm King. when he promises to restore her horn in exchange for her service, Tempest agrees to launch an epic campaign to destroy Canterlot.


Descendants 2 : the novelization / adapted by Eric Geron ; based on Descendants 2, written by Josann McGibben & Sara Parriott

Descendants 2 : the novelization / adapted by Eric Geron ; based on Descendants 2, written by Josann McGibben & Sara Parriott
Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay may be the children of terrible villains, but they're fitting in amazingly well on Auradon. Well, at least most of them are. For Mal, the pressure to be royally perfect is too intense, so she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost. But Mal soon finds that her archenemy, Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed princess of evil. Even worse, Uma has a plan to destroy Auradon--and a gnarly gang of pirates to back her up! It's a classic battle between wicked and evil...and these kids are made for trouble.--Back cover.


Mal's spell book II : more wicked magic / adapted by Tina McLeef ; based on the film by Josann McGibbon & Sara Parriott.

Mal's spell book II : more wicked magic / adapted by Tina McLeef ; based on the film by Josann McGibbon & Sara Parriott.
Descendants 2 fans will adore this all-new Spell Book. When Mal first got to Auradon, she used her spell book to try and destroy the place, and then she used it to fit in there. And then it fell into the wrong hands. . . Or should we say tentacles? This spell book has been completely updated with fresh spells, plus brand new comments, photos, and inside information from villain kids Mal, Evie, Jay, Carlos. . . and Uma. This is the next chapter in their story.


Lint Boy / by Aileen Leijten.

Lint Boy /  by Aileen Leijten.
Lint Boy and Lint Bear live in their cozy dryer home, carefree and happy--until the day Lint Bear is snatched away by a cruel woman with a vendetta against dolls! Can Lint Boy unite a group of lost dolls to vanquish the villain and save his brother? This magical story is showcased in the stunning full-color art of this young graphic novel. A gently gothic, age-appropriate blend of Roald Dahl and Tim Burton, Lint Boy is a compelling tale of good vs. evil that will leave readers spellbound.


 

 

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