by Bruce Brooks
J FICTION BRO
When his teammates on the Breadhurst Newts baseball team continue
their losing ways, Whiz uses an unusual printing press to create
several star players in hopes of winning a game.
by Corbett, Scott
J PAPERBACK COR
A mysterious potion mixed by Kerby with his chemistry set has
a beneficial effect on the neighborhood bully but also wreaks
havoc at the Sunday School pageant.
on the Planet
Smoo by Mark Crilley
J FICTION CRI
Akiko has an unexpected adventure when she is whisked away to
a distant planet and put in charge of the rescue mission that
must search for the kidnapped Prince Froptoppit.
Can't Eat Your
by Danziger, Paula
J FICTION DAN
At the end of third grade, Amber is excited about her trip with
her aunt to London and Paris, where she will see her fatheragain,
but her plans change when she comes down with chicken pox.
by Michael Delaney
J FICTION DEL
When Amos the hippopotamus advertises for a bird to help him
with his bug problem, the tick bird who answers his ad creates
a different set of problems for him by building a nest on Amos's
Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt
by CoCo De Young
J FICTION DEY
Eleven-year-old Margo fulfills a class assignment by writing
a letter to Eleanor Roosevelt asking for help to save her family's
home during the Great Depression.
by Kathleen Duey
J PAPERBACK DUE
rescues a broken-down mare that gives birth to a disfigured foal
named Moonsilver. When Heart's guardian decides to sell the mare
and foal to the soap maker, Heart runs away with them and discovers
that Moonsilver is a unicorn.
Hamsters of the Baskervilles
by Bruce Hale
J MYSTERY HAL
is trashing the classrooms at Emerson Hicky Elementary School, and
fourth-grade private eye Chet Gecko sets out to find the creature
Richest Kids in
Town by Peg Kehret
J FICTION KEH
New to town
and homesick for his old life, fourth-grader Peter teams up with
a classmate to earn money for a trip to his old hometown but all
their moneymaking schemes have unexpected results.
by Stephen Krensky
J FICTION KRE
love of soccer and her high hopes for the new season are tested
when she feels overshadowed by a talented new player.
by Anna Myers
J FICTION MYE
a young girl living in the Oklahoma dust bowl during the Depression,
tries to tame a wild dog and help her father recover from a nervous
by Susie Hoch Morgenstern
J FICTION MOR
In the first
story, Princess Yona and her parents slowly adapt to a world in
which people seem to think that royalty belong only in books.
In the second, Princess Emma doesn't care how handsome or rich
a prince is, if only he can scratch her back until the terrible
Brother's Keeper: Virginia's Diary
by Mary Pope Osborne
J FICTION DEA
as the Civil War approaches her quiet town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,
nine-year-old Virginia records in a journal the horrible things
she witnesses before, during, and after the Battle of Gettysburg.
A My America Novel.
by P.J. Petersen
J FICTION PET
confronts his own fears and assumes a leadership role when his father
is bitten by a rattlesnake during a white-water rafting trip.
by Philip Pullman
Y FICTION PUL
In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant
Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal Sulphur from the sacred volcano
so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.
to the Forest
Radin, Ruth Yaffe
J FICTION RAD
A young Jewish
girl living with her family in Lida, Poland, at the beginning
of World War II recalls the horrors of life under first the Russians
then the Nazis, before fleeing to join Tuvia Bielski, a partisan
who tried to save as many Jews as possible. Based on a true story.
Muldoon: The Garden of Fear
by Paul Shipton
J MYSTERY SHI
strange is going on in the garden and Bug Muldoon, beetle private
investigator, tries to figure out how the ants and the wasps are
by Vivian Vande Velde
J FICTION VAN
outlaw condemned to be hanged threatens to wreak vengeance from
the grave on those responsible for his death.
Goes to Camp
by Susan Wojciechowski
J FICTION WOJ
does not want to spend her summer vacation at camp, but she endures
bugs and a bossy cabin-mate, finds a new
friend, and has an okay time after all.