Welcome to Maple River West Elementary
New in Library
- Dash! Crash! Splash! : Read-it! chapter books
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 Basement
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 Mountain
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 Expected
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 It : Book 4
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 Kisses
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 True : Book 2
Diary entries record eighth-grader April's attempts to fix her new and old friendships. Book #2.
- Can You Say Catastrophe? : Book 1
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 Box : Case6
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 Spy : Case 5
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.
- Lego Manufacturers: The Kristiansen Family
This biography profiles the lives of the Kristiansen family, discussing their creation of LEGOs.
Through simple text and photographs, young readers will learn about lions.
Through simple text and photographs, young readers will learn about cheetahs.
- Too Much Glue
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 Sisters
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 Wind
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 Mummy : Book 3
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 Athena : Book 3
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 Exploration
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 Truth : Book 5
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.