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  • CicadaCicada

    Tan, Shaun, author, illustrator.

    Cicada is overworked, under appreciated, and generally discriminated against--but after seventeen years, it's time for a change.

  • EventownEventown

    Haydu, Corey Ann, author.

    To Elodee, eleven, things seem a little too perfect in Eventown when she moves there with her parents and identical twin, Naomi, especially since forgetting the past is so highly valued.

  • Goodbye, Mr. SpaldingGoodbye, Mr. Spalding

    Barr, Jennifer Robin, author.

    In 1930s Philadelphia, twelve-year-old Jimmy Frank and his best friend Lola live across the street from Shibe Park, home of the Philadelphia Athletics baseball team. Their families and others on the street make extra money by selling tickets to bleachers on their flat rooftops, which have a perfect view of the field. However, falling ticket sales at the park prompt the manager and park owner to decide to build a wall that will block the view. Jimmy and Lola come up with a variety of ways to prevent the wall from being built, knowing that not only will they miss the view, but their families will be impacted from the loss of income. As Jimmy becomes more and more desperate, his dubious plans create a rift between him and Lola, and he must work to repair their friendship.

  • The ramblingThe rambling

    Cajoleas, Jimmy, author.

    Buddy Pennington is headed to river country. He's determined to find his daddy, a wandering soul and a legend for his skills at Parsnit, a mysterious card game of magic, chance, and storytelling. Buddy hopes his pop might teach him the game, or at least that he can catch some of his pop's famous good luck. But no sooner are Buddy and Pop reunited than some of Pop's old enemies arrive to snatch him up. Boss Authority, the magical crime lord who has held the rivers in his grasp for years, has come to collect on a debt.

  • I survived the battle of D-Day, 1944I survived the battle of D-Day, 1944

    Tarshis, Lauren, author.

    In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Lauren Tarshis shines a spotlight on the story of the Normandy landings, the largest seaborne invasion in history and foundation for the Allied victory in World War II.

  • Spy runnerSpy runner

    Yelchin, Eugene, author, illustrator.

    It's 1953 and the Cold War is on. Communism threatens all that the United States stands for, and America needs every patriot to do their part. So when a Russian boarder moves into the home of twelve-year-old Jake McCauley, he's on high alert. What does the mysterious Mr. Shubin do with all that photography equipment? And why did he choose to live so close to the Air Force base? Jake's mother says that Mr. Shubin knew Jake's dad, who went missing in action during World War II. But Jake is skeptical; the facts just don't add up. And he's determined to discover the truth---no matter what he risks.

  • CaravalCaraval

    Garber, Stephanie.

    Two sisters, Scarlett and Tella, leave their cruel father to attend Caraval--a faraway once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show--and, along the way, Tella is kidnapped and Scarlett is aided by a mysterious sailor and finds herself enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic.

  • Ink and boneInk and bone

    Caine, Rachel.

    "Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly, but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden ... When his friend inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the Great Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than any human life--and soon both heretics and books will burn"--Back cover.

  • The body at the tower /Bk 2The body at the tower /Bk 2 / The Agency

    Lee, Y. S. (Ying S.), 1974-

    As a nearly full-fledged member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit based in Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, Mary Quinn, disguised as a poor apprentice builder, must brave the sinister underworld of Victorian London in order to unmask a murderer.

  • They lost their heads!They lost their heads! : what happened to Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts

    Beccia, Carlyn.

    "From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the . . . end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning . . ."--Provided by publisher.

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