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The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Crazy Critter Race (Flying Beaver Brothers, Book 6)
Author: Maxwell Eaton III
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Call No.: JS EAT
Summary: The Flying Beaver Brothers are taking part in an island-hopping, tree-planting competition. With their eyes set on the grand prize of a houseboat, the beavers will do anything it takes to win. However, they discover that they are helping to cause trouble instead and have to figure out how to save the day!
Jim Nasium is a Football Fumbler (Jim Nasium)
Author: Marty McKnight
Publisher: Stone Arch Books, 2016.
Call No.: JS MAC
Summary: Jim Nasium is determined that nothing can stop him, not even his clumsiness. He volunteers for his school football team and hopes to be a success, but things are not looking good for him. Can Jim overcome the odds?
Author: Tony Bradman
Publisher: Barrington Stoke, 2013.
Call No.: J BRA
Summary: When football legend Jock Ramsey arrives to coach the Rovers football team, Danny and his friends get more than they were expecting. Can the team survive the intense training and become football champions?
The Kingfisher Book of Soccer Skills: From Warmup to Final Whistle – The Essential Guide
Author: Clive Gifford
Publisher: Kingfisher, 2012.
Call No.: J 796.334 GIF
Summary: Find out more about the basics of soccer and great techniques to improve your game in this book. There are also photographs that show you what to do, as well as highlights of famous soccer legends from around the world.
The World in Infographics: Sport
Authors: Jon Richards & Ed Simkins
Publisher: Wayland, 2013.
Call No.: J 796 RIC
Summary: Learn about fun facts, world records, as well as the technology and science behind various sports through interesting infographics.
Cinderella: The Terrible Truth (Race Ahead with Reading)
Author: Laura North
Publisher: Crabtree, 2015.
Call No.: JS NOR
(This book is also available on eReads at www.nlb.gov.sg.)
Summary: Think you know how the story of Cinderella unfolds? What if the famous version is just a big conspiracy and the real story is much more despicable and gnarly? Uncover the terrible truth in this retelling of Cinderella.
The Meanest Birthday Girl
Author: Josh Schneider
Publisher: Clarion Books, 2013.
Call No.: JS SCH
Summary: Dana is a mean-spirited girl who likes to pinch others and call people names. At her birthday party, she picks on her classmate, Anthony, and steals his desserts. Dana is surprised to receive a gift from Anthony at the end of the party, but she soon realises his gift is too large for her to handle.
Authors: Jen Malone & Gail Nall
Publisher: Aladdin, 2015.
Call No.: J MAL
Summary: Sadie loves planning parties and helping out with her mother’s wedding planning business. However, when Sadie bungles up a wedding reception, her mother fires her. Devastated, Sadie teams up with her best friends to set up their own partyplanning business, RSVP. Will Sadie be able to remind her mother just how good she is at planning parties?
The Games Book
Author: Huw Davie
Publisher: Scholastic, 2008.
Call No.: J 790.1 DAV
Summary: This extensive guide includes classic games, interactive outdoor games, as well as simple card games for everyone to enjoy. Play these fun and exciting games such as Charades, Blind Man’s Bluff, and Musical Statues with your friends now!
Incredible Illusions (Secrets of Magic)
Author: Stephanie Turnbull
Publisher: Smart Apple Media, 2012.
Call No.: J 793.8 TUR
Summary: Want to find out how you can trick your friends into believing that you have superhuman strength? What about stretching your thumb to impossible lengths? Find out how to perform these illusions and more with the step-by-step guides in this book.
Earthquake Shock (Disaster Strikes)
Author: Marlane Kennedy
Publisher: Scholastic, 2014.
Call No.: JS KEN
Summary: Joey is on his way home with his friends when an earthquake strikes. Separated by a collapsed overpass, Joey has to find a way to help his friends out of the rubble. Will he be able to do so before the aftershocks hit?
Hurricane Harry (Wendy’s Weather Warriors, Book 6)
Author: Kathryn Lay
Publisher: Magic Wagon, 2011.
Call No.: JS LAY
Summary: Wendy wins an essay contest and gets to go to Texas with her friends. However, when they get there, they are faced with a storm that rages into a hurricane and their hotel becomes unsafe. Wendy and her friends hurry to a shelter, but will they arrive before the hurricane hits?
Peril in Pompeii!: Nickolas Flux and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius (Graphic Library. Nickolas Flux History Chronicles)
Author: Nelson Yomtov
Publisher: Capstone, 2015.
Call No.: J YOM
Summary: Nickolas Flux is a history buff who has an uncontrollable ability to travel through time. When an unplanned time leap plops Nickolas down moments before the devastating volcanic eruption that wiped out the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, he finds himself running for his life. Will this be the last of his adventures?
Surviving Natural Disasters (Shockzone. True Survival Stories)
Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted
Publisher: Lerner, 2014.
Call No.: J 363.34 LUS
Summary: Ever-changing climate conditions cause natural disasters to take place more frequently. Read about how people survive these catastrophes.
Savage Tsunamis (Angry Earth)
Author: Michael Portman
Publisher: Gareth Stevens, 2012.
Call No.: J 551.4637 POR
Summary: Tsunamis are giant waves of water that are powerful enough to tear apart houses and uproot trees. Learn interesting facts about tsunamis and the technology that has been put in place to warn people about them.
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