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  • Dash! Crash! Splash!Dash! Crash! Splash! : Read-it! chapter books

    Turner, Brock.

    Daniel adjusts to life in a wheelchair after breaking his back in a bicycle accident, then finds something to look forward to when he learns that he can still swim and is invited to join a team for the annual long-distance harobr swim.

  • The Leprechaun in the BasementThe Leprechaun in the Basement

    Tucker, Kathy.

    After encountering a leprechaun, Michael McKeever asks him to help with his family's money problems, but unable to part with his gold, the wee man finds another way to help.

  • Trash MountainTrash Mountain

    Yolen, Jane.

    When the gray squirrels kill his parents, a young red squirrel vows revenge, finding unlikely allies in the rats and gulls of Trash Mountain.

  • Not What I ExpectedNot What I Expected

    Friedman, Laurie.

    April Sinclair has always looked forward to high school, but with a jealous BFF, fighting parents, and self-doubt about romance, ninth grade may be more than April bargained for. Book #5.

  • Love or Something Like ItLove or Something Like It : Book 4

    Friedman, Laurie.

    As summer approaches, April is conflicted about going to camp and missing time with her new boyfriend, Matt, and her friend Sophie, who will be visiting. Book #4.

  • Truth and KissesTruth and Kisses

    Friedman, Laurie.

    Diary entries reveal thirteen-year-old April's complicated best-friend/love triangle, her new friendship, a busy dance team schedule, and a closer relationship with Matt that surprises her and everyone else. The plot contains domestic abuse. Book #3.

  • Too Good to be TrueToo Good to be True : Book 2

    Friedman, Laurie.

    Diary entries record eighth-grader April's attempts to fix her new and old friendships. Book #2.

  • Can You Say Catastrophe?Can You Say Catastrophe? : Book 1

    Friedman, Lauri.

    April would like to blame someone for her miserable life, and since her parents won't take responsibility, she blames the stork. Her teenage years kick off with a humiliating 13th birthday party, where her younger sisters reveals April's crush. Book #1.

  • The Secret of the Pubble BoxThe Secret of the Pubble Box : Case6

    Warner, Penny.

    The members of the Code Busters Club take a class trip to Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the West, where they discover a mysterious box with a connection to one of the Code Busters. Case #6.

  • The Hunt for the Missing SpyThe Hunt for the Missing Spy : Case 5

    Warner, Penny.

    During a class trip to Washington, DC, the Code Busters hone their sleuthing skills as they explore the sites. When a classmate goes missing, a mysterious figure in a trench coat may be the key to solving the case. Case #5.

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  • Lego Manufacturers:  The Kristiansen FamilyLego Manufacturers: The Kristiansen Family

    Slater, Lee.

    This biography profiles the lives of the Kristiansen family, discussing their creation of LEGOs.

  • LionsLions

    Archer, Claire.

    Through simple text and photographs, young readers will learn about lions.

  • CheetahsCheetahs

    Archer, Claire.

    Through simple text and photographs, young readers will learn about cheetahs.

  • Too Much GlueToo Much Glue

    Lefebvre, Jason.

    One day during art class, Matty finds the fullest bottles of glue, and the fun begins. With a squeeze and a plop, Matty pours a lake of glue before belly-flopping right in the middle and finding himself stuck to the desk.

  • A Tale of Two SistersA Tale of Two Sisters

    Laponegro, Melissa.

    When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest journey to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa.

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the WindThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Kamkwamba, William, 1987-

    William Kamkwamba details how he ignored naysayers and was able to bring electricity and running water to his desperately poor village in Africa when he built a makeshift windmill out of scrap metal and spare parts. The coauthor is Bryan Mealer.

  • Heart of the MummyHeart of the Mummy : Book 3

    Donbavand, Tommy.

    Luke, Resus, and Cleo must contend with hordes of spiders while they search for the third relic, the heart of an ancient mummy. Book #3.

  • The Mark of AthenaThe Mark of Athena : Book 3

    Riordan, Rick.

    The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea, and then sail together to Greece to find the Doors of Death. The plot contains violence. Book #3.

  • Space ExplorationSpace Exploration

    Zappa, Marcia, 1985-

    This introduction to space exploration examines how humans have studied space throughout history, the space race, shuttle missions, and how people might travel in space in the future.

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly TruthDiary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth : Book 5

    Kinney, Jeff.

    While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, middle-school slacker Greg Heffley is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future.

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