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Florentine and Pig and the Spooky Forest Adventure
Author: Eva Katzler
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Call No.: JP KAT
Summary: Florentine and her pig are awakened by a ghostly sound in the middle of the night. Florentine believes that the sound is made by a growling, prowling bog mog – a mysterious monster that lives in the deep, dark and spooky forest. Join them as they head into the forest to search for the monster!
The Mystery of the Lion’s Tail (Greetings from Somewhere, Book 5)
Author: Harper Paris
Publisher: Little Simon, 2014.
Call No.: JS PAR
Summary: Join Ethan and Ella on a safari adventure in Kenya. The twins spend their days on the safari in search of the Big Five game animals – the African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros and lion. They manage to spot four of the game animals fairly quickly, but the lions are nowhere to be seen. Will they be able to find the King of the Jungle before their trip ends?
My Secret Alien (Green Bananas)
Author: Elizabeth Dale
Publisher: Egmont, 2013.
Call No.: JS DAL
Summary: Charlie gets the surprise of a lifetime when he finds Zak, an alien from Planet Zog, in his shirt pocket. They soon become friends and Zak learns many things about Earth. However, can Zak stay and be Charlie’s friend forever?
Cliff Climbers (Landform Adventurers (Chicago, III.))
Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Raintree, 2012.
Call No.: JP 551.43 GAN
Summary: What are cliffs and how are they formed? Find out all about cliffs and learn how scientists go to great lengths to study cliffs in this informative book.
Believe It or Not, My Brother Has a Monster!
Author: Kenn Nesbitt
Publisher: Cartwheel Books, 2015.
Call No.: JP NES
Summary: One Halloween night, a boy catches his brother bringing a furry monster home. It scares him terribly but his brother is not remorseful at all. Instead, his brother brings back more creepy crawlies and other disgusting creatures!
The One-eyed People Eater: The Story of Cyclops
Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Simon Spotlight, 2014.
Call No.: JS HOL
Summary: Odysseus and his army meet a one-eyed, man-eating monster known as Cyclops when they are stranded on an island. Odysseus needs to think of a plan to defeat Cyclops before he and his army are eaten by it!
Scribbles and Ink: The Contest
Author: Ethan Long
Publisher: Blue Apple Books, 2013.
Call No.: JS LON
Summary: Scribbles and Ink want to enter a drawing competition where the top prize is a fabulous trip to Mudsplash Mountain. However, there is a lot of chaos when they draw and the pictures come to life! Will they be able to make it in time for the competition?
Author: Elin Kelsey
Publisher: Owlkids Books, 2015.
Call No.: JP 153.4 KEL
Summary: Be inspired by how animals survive in the wild and pick up some skills from them to solve problems creatively.
Author: Matthew Cordell
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends, 2012.
Call No.: JP COR
Summary: Davy the sheep was the only one before the arrival of his twelve brothers. He is unhappy that he has to share everything with his brothers and becomes even more upset when they try to copy his every move. All Davy wants is for his little brothers to grow up and leave him alone.
Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse
Author: Torben Kuhlmann
Publisher: NorthSouth Books, 2014.
Call No.: JS KUH
Summary: Mechanical mousetraps, ferocious cats and sinister owls are driving mice out of Europe. For Lindbergh the mouse, he decides to escape to a safer place. An idea strikes him when he sees bats in the sewers and he sets out to invent a pair of wings that will take him away from the dangers in Europe.
Author: Charlene Chua
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2013.
Call No.: J SING CHU
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Summary: Eloise is an ordinary girl with ordinary looks and skills. However, she wants to be something more. She soon gets the wrong kind of attention when she tries to copy her popular classmates’ talents. Join Eloise in her search for what makes her unique in this book.
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel
Author: Kathryn Gibbs Davis
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Call No.: JP 791.06 DAV
Summary: George Washington Gale Ferris Jr wanted to build something that would trump the Eiffel Tower at the Chicago World’s Fair. Through many trials, George constructs the world’s first Ferris wheel. How did he do it? Find out more in this beautifully illustrated book.
Blast Off! (Alien in My Pocket, Book 1)
Author: Nate Ball
Publisher: Harper, 2014.
Call No.: JS BAL
Summary: An alien, Amp, has crash-landed in Zack McGee’s bedroom. To avoid an alien invasion on Earth, Zack and Amp have to fix the spaceship quickly and help Amp return home. Will they succeed?
Zinc Alloy Revealed! (Graphic Novel)
Author: Donald Lemke
Publisher: Raintree, 2010.
Call No.: JS LEM
Summary: Zack Allen accidentally reveals his superhero persona, Zinc Alloy, when he rescues the diner lady trapped inside a burning school canteen. Now that Zack does not have to hide his superhero identity, he is able to bask in the limelight. However, the pressure is on him when everyone expects him to perform better than anyone else because he is a superhero. Can he do it?
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