Category Archives: New Children Books

Bubbles…Up

by Jacqueline Davies:

An everyday visit to the community pool is transformed into an unforgettable celebration of all things one can do in the water from dunking and diving with friends to somersaulting, walking on your hands, and bursting up through the surface like a tortoise. 

 

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Sydney and Taylor Take a Flying Leap

by Jacqueline Davies:

When Taylor decides he wants to be the World’s First Flying Hedgehog, there is little Sydney can do to stop him.  Will Taylor realize his dream?  Will he forgive Sydney for not believing in him?  And can Sydney Keep his spiny friend in one piece? 

 

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Moon Camp

by Barry Gott:

Summer is Here! But Jake doesn’t want to go to summer camp.  Even if camp is on the moon.  Sure enough, he gets lost during the nature hike, his air canoe springs a leak, there’s scary noises at night, and he’s pretty sure he’s allergic to moon dust.  The worst part?  He misses home. 

 

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Rhinos In Nebraska

by Alison Pearce Stevens:

Twelve million years ago, rhinos, elephants, and camels roamed North America.  They would gather at nearby watering holes–eating, drinking, and trying not to become someone else’s lunch.  But one day, in what we now know as Nebraska, everything changed.  The explosion of a supervolcano a thousand miles away sent a blanket of ash that buried these animals for milennia. 

 

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Thrive

by Kenneth Oppel:

The Aliens. Are. Here.  The heart-pounding conclusion to The Overthrow trilogy.

 

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The House That Wasn’t There

by Elana K. Arnold:

Alder has always lived in his cozy little house in Southern Californina.  And for as long as he can remember, the old, reliable, comforting walnut tree has stood between his house and the one next door.  That is, until a new family–with a particulary annoying girl his age–moves into the neighboring house and, without warning, cuts it down. 

 

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The House of Serendipity

by Lucy Ivison:

A fabulous, fantasitcal adventure through 1920s London, this delightful series opener celbrates the magic of friendship, fashion, and being yourself. 

 

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The Messengers

by Margaret Peterson Haddix:

In this dazzling conclusion to the Greystone Secrets series, master of suspense Margaret Peterson Haddix shows the importance of teamwork, of telling your story, and of taking action when it matters most. 

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