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Adler, David A. Bones and the Roller Coaster Mystery J ER Adler
Junior sleuth Jeffrey Bones and his grandfather enjoy a day at the amusement park until their tickets to ride the giant roller coaster mysteriously disappear

Adler,David Cam Jansen. : The mystery of the stolen diamonds J PAP CAM
A fifth-grader with a photographic memory and her friend Eric help solve the mystery of the stolen diamonds

Alborough, Jez Where's my teddy? J PB ALBOROUG
When a small boy named Eddie goes searching for his lost teddy in the dark woods, he comes across a gigantic bear with a similar problem.

Alder, David Young Cam Jansen and the lions' lunch mystery J ER Alder
On a field trip to the zoo, Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to help solve what happened to Danny's lunch.

Aliki Digging Up Dinosaurs J 567.91 Aliki
Briefly introduces various types of dinosaurs, explaining how scientists find, preserve, and reassemble the giant dinosaur skeletons seen in museums.

Almond, David Skellig J Fic Almond
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel

Amato, Mary Snarf Attack, Underfoodle, and the secret of life : the riot brothers tell all J FIC Amato
Even when life seems full of chores, Orville and Wilbur Riot have no shortage of daily adventures.

Anderson, Peggy Perry Chuck's band J PB ANDERSON
Chuck and his barnyard friends form a band, but they have trouble finding an instrument for Fat Cat Pat to play, since all the cat wants to do is sleep all day

Anderson,M.T. Whales on Stilts J Fic Anderson
Racing against the clock, shy middle-school student Lily and her best friends, Katie and Jasper, must foil the plot of her father's conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales.

Angleberger, Tom. The strange case of Origami Yoda J NEW FIC Angleberger
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda

Applegate, Katherine The Buffalo Storm J PB Applegate
When Hallie and her parents join a wagon train to Oregon and leave her grandmother behind, Hallie must learn to face the storms that frighten her so, as well as other, newer fears, with just her grandmother's quilt to comfort her.

Ardagh, Philip The Green Men of Gressingham J FOUNTAS O Ardagh
Tom Dashwood looks forward to becoming a knight but on his way to start his training, he is kidnapped by Robyn-in-the-Hat and the Green Men of Gressingham, a band of outlaws who are protesting unfair taxes.

Arnold, Tedd Green Wilma J PB Arnold
Waking up with a frog-like appearance, Wilma proves disruptive at school as she searches for some tasty flies.

Arnold,Ted I spy fly guy J ER ARNOLD
While playing hide-and-seek with Buzz, Fly Guy is taken away by a garbage man.

Avi Something Upstairs J FIC AVI
Kenny discovers that his new house is haunted by the spirit of a slave boy who asks Kenny to return with him to the early 1800"s and prevent his murder by slave traders

Avi Poppy J Fic Avi
Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas.

Avi The Secret School J FIC Avi
In 1925, fourteen-year-old Ida Bidson secretly takes over as the teacher when the one-room schoolhouse in her remote Colorado area closes unexpectedly

Avi The Seer of Shadows J Fic Avi
In New York City in 1872, fourteen-year-old Horace, a photographer's apprentice, becomes entangled in a plot to create fraudulent spirit photographs, but when Horace accidentally frees the real ghost of a dead girl bent on revenge, his life takes a frightening turn

Avi Windcatcher J Fic Avi
While learning to sail during a visit to his grandmother's at the Connecticut shore, eleven-year-old Tony becomes excited about the rumors of sunken treasure in the area and starts following a couple who seem to be making a mysterious search for something

Baer, Edith This is the way we go to school J PB Baer
Describes, in text and illustrations, the many different modes of transportation children all over the world use to get to school.

Baker, Ken Brave little monster J PB Baker
A little monster has trouble falling asleep one night because he fears little boys and girls are hiding under his bed and in his closet.

Baker,Liza Dinosaur days J PB BAKER
When Harold is unable to sleep, he uses his purple crayon to draw a jungle in which he hopes to find dinosaurs.

Bang, Molly Ten, nine, eight J PB BANG
Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.

Banks, Kate Howie Bowles, Secret Agent J Fic Banks
Third-grader Howie Bowles copes with having to change schools twice in one year by pretending to be a secret agent named Agent Bean Burger

Barrows, Annie. Ivy & Bean J FIC Barrows
When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected

Barry, Dave Peter and the Shadow Thieves J FIC BARRY
Realizing that Molly and the other Starcatchers are in danger when the sinister being Lord Ombra visits the island and seems to control people through their shadows, Peter and Tinker Bell travel to England to help save the stardust

Barry, Dave Peter and the Starcatchers J Fic Barry
Soon after Peter, an orphan, sets sail from England on the ship Never Land, he befriends and assists Molly, a young Starcatcher, whose mission is to guard a trunk of magical stardust from a greedy pirate and the native inhabitants of a remote island.

Barton, Byropn The little red hen J PB BARTON
The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it

Basye, Dale E Heck : where the bad kids go J Fic Basye
When timid Milton and his older, scofflaw sister Marlo die in a marshmallow bear explosion at Grizzly Mall, they are sent to Heck, an otherworldly reform school from which they are determined to escape.

Bauer, Marion Dane Secret of the Painted House J Fic Bauer
When her family moves from Chicago to the country, nine-year-old Emily is drawn to a mysterious playhouse she finds in the woods and soon meets its sad, lonely inhabitant.

Bauer, Marion Dane. On my honor J Fic Bauer
When his best friend drowns while they are both swimming in a treacherous river that they had promised never to go near, Joel is devastated and terrified at having to tell both sets of parents the terrible consequences of their disobedience

Benton, James K Lunch walks among us J FIC Benton
Franny K. Stein is a mad scientist who prefers all things spooky and creepy, but when she has trouble making friends at her new school she experiments with fitting in--which works until a monster erupts from the trashcan

Berenstain, Stan The Berenstain Bears go to school J PB Berensta
Sister Bear, nervous about entering kindergarten, overcomes her fears when she discovers that school is really fun.

Biedrzycki, David Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective : bad bugs are my business J PB Biedrycki
After being mugged, Scratch Murphy the flea asks Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective, for help in finding the culprit who stole money from his Six Legs Amusement Park.

Blume, Judy Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One J Fic Blume
The adventures at school and at home with Jake, a first-grader, and his older sister Abigail, known to each other as the Pain and the Great One.

Blume, Judy Freckle Juice J Fic Blume
Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents.

Blume, Judy Superfudge J Fic Blume
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother, Fudge.

Bornstein, Ruth. Little gorilla J PB Bornstein
Little Gorilla's family and friends try to help him overcome his special growing pains

Bosch, Pseudonymous The Name of this book is Secret J FIC BOSCH
Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality

Bourgeois, Paulette Franklin goes to school J PB Bourgeois
Franklin goes to school for the first time.

Bourgeois, Paulette Franklin goes to school J PB Bourgeois
Franklin goes to school for the first time.

Bowen, Anne What do teachers do (after YOU leave school)? J PB Bowen
Rhyming text reveals the surprising ways that teachers behave when their students are not at school.

Brennan, Herbie. Fairy Nuff : a tale of Bluebell Wood J FIC Brennan
After mistakenly burning down his own cottage, Fairy Nuff finds that not only are the Widow Buhiss and some African ants after him, but also that the Queen urgently needs his help.

Brenner, Barbara The Magic Box J FOUNTAS K Bank Street
A town cut off from modern civilization and technology is drastically changed by a magic box that shows pictures.

Brett, Jan The Mitten : a Ukrainian Folktale J 398.209477 Brett
Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes.

Brian, Janeen Where does Thursday go? J PB Brian
Bruno and Bert try to find out what happens to a special day after it is over

Bridges, Ruby Through my eyes J Bio Bridges
Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

Bridwell, Norman Clifford the Big Red Dog PB Bridwell
Emily Elizabeth has a dog. He is big. He is red. He is Clifford!"

Bridwell, Norman Clifford's kitten J PB Bridwell
"Everyone loves Clifford! America's biggest, reddest, most-loved dog!"--

Bright First 100 Words J PB BRIGHT
Presents 100 words and matching pictures grouped under topics such as colors, bathtime, outside and toys

Brill, Marlene Tarq Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express J ER Brill
Relates how, in 1861, a boy named Charlie Miller became the youngest rider for the Pony Express, a mail service that linked the east and west coasts of the United States

Brown , Margaret Wise Goodnight moon J PB BROWN
Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air.

Brown, Craig Barn Raising J PB Brown
An Amish community gathers to erect a barn in one day, and finishes in time for the owner's cows to be milked there that very evening.

Bruchac, Joseph Skeleton man J Fic Bruchac
After her parents disappear and she is turned over to the care of a strange "great-uncle," Molly must rely on her dreams about an old Mohawk story for her safety and maybe even for her life

Bruchac, Joseph The Arrow Over the Door J FIC Bruchac
Called a coward for his peace-loving Quaker beliefs, young Samuel Russell of 1777 Saratoga witnesses the coming of a battle between the British and the patriots and befriends a young Abenaki Native American, Stands Straight, in a story based on a real historical incident

Bulla, Clyde Robert Daniel’s duck J FOUNTAS K Bulla
A novice wood carver is momentarily defeated when people laugh at the result of a winter of work.

Bulla, Clyde Robert Daniel's Duck J FOUNTAS J Bulla
A novice wood carver is momentarily defeated when people laugh at the result of a winter of work.

Burningham, John. Mr. Gumpy's outing J PB Burningham
Mr. Gumpy accepts more and more riders on his boat until the inevitable occurs.

Butler,Dori The Buddy files : the case of the lost boy J FIC BUTLER
While searching for his mysteriously lost human family, Buddy the dog is adopted by another family and helps solve the mystery of their missing boy.

Byars, Betsy Cromer Wanted-- Mud Blossom J FIC BYARS
Convinced that Mud is responsible for the disappearance of the school hamster that was his responsibility for the weekend, Junior Blossom is determined that the dog should be tried for his "crime."

Byars, Betsy Cromer Little Horse J FIC Byars
Little Horse falls into the stream and is swept away into a dangerous adventure and a new life

Caines, Jeannette Franklin I need a lunch box J PB Caines
A little boy yearns for a lunch box, even though he hasn't started school yet.

Calkhoven, Laurie Boys of Wartime : Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776 J FIC Calkhoven
In 1776 Boston, twelve-year-old Daniel Prescott enjoys assuming his father's role in taking care of his mother and sister, as well as his work as a spy and messenger for the American revolutionaries, but the pleasure ends when he learns that a trusted patriot is actually a British spy

Carle, Eric Fom Head to Toe J PB Carle
Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals. Presented in a question and answer format.

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar J PB Carle
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days

Carle,Eric Do you want to be my friend ? J PB CARLE
A mouse searches everywhere for a friend

Carlson, Nancy L Look out, kindergarten, here I come! J PB Carlson
Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he is not sure about staying once he first gets there.

Caseley, Judith Mr. Green Peas J PB Caseley
Norman is sad because he's the only one in his nursery school class who doesn't have a pet, until he gets the most outrageous pet in the world.

Catalanotto, Peter No more pumpkins J FIC Catalanotto
Second-grader Emily is tired of pumpkins being at the center of every lesson in school, but she is not prepared when a jealous friend damages the jack-o-lantern portrait Emily made for Open House.

Catling, Patrick Chocolate Touch J Fic Catling
A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate.

Cazet, Denys "Never spit on your shoes" J PB Cazet
First grader Arnie tells his mother about his tiring first day at school, while the illustrations reveal the mayhem he is leaving out of his account.

Chhristelow, Eileen Five Little Monkey's Sitting in A Tree PB Christelow
Five little monkeys sitting in a tree discover, one by one, that it is unwise to tease Mr. Crocodile.

Child, Lauren I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato J PB Child
A fussy eater decides to sample the carrots after her brother convinces her that they are really orange twiglets from Jupiter

Christopher, Matt Captain Contest J Fic Christopher
Dewey loves to draw and wants to enter the soccer team logo contest, but he does not want to win the grand prize--being team captain

Church,Caroline Jayne Digby takes Charge J PB Church
Digby is a very good sheepdog, but when faced with six unruly sheep who ignore him even when he goes to extremes to make them obey, the farm's cows and pigs give him some sage advice.

Cleary, Beverly Ramona the Brave J Fic Cleary
Six-year-old Ramona tries to cope with an unsympathetic first-grade teacher.

Cleary, Beverly Two times the fun J FIC Cleary
Jimmy and Janet, four-year-old twins, share the adventures of digging a hole to China, finding a worthy recipient for their dog biscuits, shopping for new shoes, and getting real beds to replace their cribs.

Cleary, Beverly. A Girl from Yamhill : a memoir J Bio Cleary
Follows the popular children's author from her childhood years in Oregon through high school and into young adulthood, highlighting her family life and her growing interest in writing

Clements, Andrew Room one : a mystery or two J FIC CLEMENTS
A shrinking school in a dying town. A face in the window of an empty house. At first these facts don't seem to be related. But Ted Hammond learns that in a very small town, there's no such thing as an isolated event. And the solution of one mystery is often the beginning of another.

Clements, Andrew Jake Drake Class Clown J Fic Clements
Miss Bruce is the new student teacher in Jake's second-grade class, and she never smiles. Never. But when Jake cracks up during class during a spelling bee, he sees the tiniest hint of a smile at the corner of her mouth. Suddenly, Jake has a new mission in life; to be so funny that even Miss Bruce will laugh

Clements, Andrew Jake Drake, bully buster J FIC Clements
When Jake was three years old at Miss Lulu's Danity Diaper Day Care Center, what did he know about bullies? Nothing. But he learned fast--too fast! Why? Because Jake is kind of smart, and he's not a tattletale, and he doesn't have a big brother to protect him...

Clements, Andrew Lunch money J Fic Clements
Twelve-year-old Greg, who has always been good at moneymaking projects, is surprised to find himself teaming up with his lifelong rival, Maura, to create a series of comic books to sell at school.

Coerr, Eleanor Sadako and the thousand paper cranes J 362.7 Coerr
Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Coerr, Eleanor The Big Balloon Race J FOUNTAS K Coerr
Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her to win it.

Cohen, Barbara Molly's Pilgrim J Picture Cohen
Told to make a Pilgrim doll for the Thanksgiving display at school, Molly is embarassed when her mother tries to help her out by creating a doll dressed as she herself was dressed before leaving Russia to seek religious freedom.

Colfer, Eoin Artemis Fowl J Fic Colfer
When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll

Colfer, Eoin The Legend of Spud Murphy J Fic Colfer
When their mother starts dropping them off at the library several afternoons a week, nine-year-old William and his brother dread boredom and the overbearing librarian, but they are surprised at how things turn out.

Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games J Fic Collins
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

Corbett, Sue. 12 Again J FIC Corbett
Twelve year old Patrick's mother is missing and unless he can get her back, he faces a life of waiting on his brothers.

Cosby , Bill Money Troubles J Fic Cosby
While trying to raise enough money for a telescope, Little Bill makes a discovery about generosity and the needs of others.

Coville, Bruce Aliens ate my homework J Fic Coville
Rod is surprised when a miniature spaceship lands in his school science project and reveals five tiny aliens, who ask his help in apprehending an interstellar criminal

Cox, Judy Puppy power J Fic Cox
Boisterous third-grader Fran has trouble controlling herself, but learning how to train her gigantic Newfoundland puppy helps her gain enough self-control to win the part of princess in the class play. Includes instructions on puppy training.

Creech, Sharon The Castle Corona J Fic Creech
Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever

Creech, Sharon The Castle Corona J Fic Creech
Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever

Crews, Donald. Freight train J PB Crews
Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles

Cronin, Doreen Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type PB Cronin
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.

Cronin, Doreen Click, clack, moo : cows that type J PB Cronin
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want

Curtis, Christopher Paul The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 J FIC Curtis Older
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. Newbery Honor book.

Cushman, Doug Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery J FOUNTAS J Cushman
Aunt Eater loves mystery stories so much that she sees mysterious adventures wherever she looks.

Cushman,Doug Aunt Eater loves a mystery J FOUNTAS J CUSHMAN
Aunt Eater loves mystery stories so much that she sees mysterious adventures wherever she looks.

Cuyler, Margery 100th Day Worries J PB Cuyler
Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the 100th day of school

Cynthia Rylant Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble J ER Rylant
For Henry and his big dog Mudge, spring means admiring the first snow glory, playing in puddles in the rain, and watching the five new kittens next door.

Dahl, Roald Fantastic Mr. Fox J Fic Dahl
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.

Dahl, Roald The BFG J Fic Dahl
Kidsnatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants

Dakos, Kalli The Bug in Teacher's Coffee ER Dakos
A collection of simple poems depict the activities at school from the morning welcome until the closing bell.

Danneberg, Julie First day jitters J PB Danneberg
Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class.

Danziger, Paula Everyone else's parents said yes J Fic Danziger
Matthew cannot resist the temptation to play practical jokes on his older sister and all the girls in his class at school, so by the time of the big party for his eleventh birthday they have all declared war on him

Danziger, Paula It's a fair day, Amber Brown J PAP Amber
Upset with her parents for arguing on what she hoped would be a perfect day, Amber gets lost at a county fair when she tries to follow her best friend Justin and his family through the crowd.

David Milgrim Best baby ever J PB MILGRIM
New parents marvel at all the amazing things their baby can do.

Davies, Jacqueline The Lemonade Crime J FIC DAVIES
When money disappears from fourth-grader Evan's pocket and everyone thinks that his annoying classmate Scott stole it, Evan's younger sister stages a trial involving the entire class, trying to prove what happened

Deedy, Carmen Agra The Library Dragon J PB Deedy
Miss Lotta Scales is a dragon who believes her job is to protect the school's library books from the children, but when she finally realizes that books are meant to be read, the dragon turns into Miss Lotty, librarian and storyteller.

DeLaCroix, Alice The Hero of Third Grade J FIC DeLaCroix
Randall feels that his life is ruined. His parents have divorced and he and his mother have to move to a new town. Now the class bully is after him and the rest of the kids just ignore him. Then he finds a mission when he remembers an old movie-The Scarlet Pimpernel. Like the daring French champion, he resolves to do noble deeds in secret.

Demerest, Chris Firefighters A to Z J PB Demarest
An alphabetic look at a firefighter's day

Deprisco, Dorothea Pig-a-boo! : a farmyard peekaboo book J BOARDBOOK P
"Farm animals play a game of peek-a-boo in this hilarious book with flaps and touch-and-feel elements! Each spread introduces readers to a different farm animal who is ready to play! Children will love playing "pig-a-boo," "cluck-a-boo," and even "baa-a-boo" in this interactive title that's perfect for read-aloud fun

DeRolf, Shane The Crayon Box that Talked J PB DeRolf
Although they are many different colors, the crayons in a box discover that when they get together they can appreciate each other and make a complete picture

Dhami,Narinder Grow up, Dad! J FOUNTAS R DHAMI
When a mysterious email gives eleven-year-old Robbie the ability to make wishes come true just as he is fighting with his father, the two of them get a rare opportunity to relate to one another on the same level and even face up to the school bully.

DiCamillo, Kate The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread J Fic DiCamillo
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin

DiCamillo, Kate. The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread J Fic DiCamillo
The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

DiTerlizzi, Tony. The Field Guide J FIC DiTerlizzi
When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences.

Drake, Ernest Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology : the complete book of dragons J 398.2454 Drake


Duffey, Betsy Cody Unplugged J Fic Duffey
Concerned that his television and video habits have gotten out of hand, Cody's parents send him to Camp Bear where he learns to experience real life rather than virtual reality

Duncan, Lois Hotel for dogs J Fic Duncan
Liz and her brother wind up with nine stray dogs that need homes but must be kept a secret.

DuPrau, Jeanne The city of Ember J Fic DuPrau
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on assignment day to be a messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse unknown regions

Eager, Edward Half magic J Fic Eager
Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes

Eager, Edward. Half Magic J Fic Eager
Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

Edith Kunhardt Pat the puppy J BOARDBOOK K
Tom and Sarah visit their grandparents where they see a frog hop, smell brownies and watch a home video. Book has scratch and sniff labels, textures to feel and elements to move.

Edwards, Michelle Stinky Stern forever J FIC Edwards
Pa Lia and her classmates share memories of Stinky Stern, the second-grade bully

Edwards, Michelle The Talent Show J FIC Edwards
Second-grader Howardina Geraldina Paulina Maxina Gardenia Smith is sure she will be the star of the talent show, but when she gets up to sing at the dress rehearsal, she gets stage fright.

Ehlert, Lois Eating the Alphabet: fruits and vegetables from A to Z J PB Ehlert
An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini

Emberley, Ed. Go away, big green monster! J PB Emberley
Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters.

Eric Carle The very hungry caterpillar J BOARDBOOK C
Follows the progress of a hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself ang goes to sleep

Erickson, John R. The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog J PAP HANK THE COWDOG
Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, is framed for the murder of a chicken and becomes an outlaw with the coyotes

Estes, Eleanor The Hundred Dresses J Fic Estes
In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson.

Falconer, Ian Olivia J PB Falconer
Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good

Fardell, John The 7 professors of the Far North J Fic Fardell
Eleven-year-old Sam finds himself involved in a dangerous adventure when he and his new friends, brother and sister Ben and Zara, set off for the Arctic to try and rescue the siblings' great-uncle and five other professors from the mad scientist holding them prisoner

Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls J FIC FARMER
After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls

Feinstein, John. Last shot : a final four mystery J Fic Feinstein
After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.

Ferris, Jean Once upon a Marigold J Fic Ferris
A young man with a mysterious past and a penchant for inventing things leaves the troll who raised him, meets an unhappy princess he has loved from afar, and discovers a plot against her and her father

Figley, Marty Rhodes The Schoolchildren's Blizzard J ER Figley
In 1888, Sarah, her younger sister Annie, and their classmates survive a sudden Nebraska blizzard because of the actions of their schoolteacher. Based on the true story of schoolteacher Minnie Freeman

Fine, Anne The Diary of a Killer Cat J FIC Fine
Tuffy the pet cat tries to defend himself against accusations of terrifying other animals and murdering the neighbor's rabbit.

Fine, Anne Diary of a Killer Cat J Fic Fine
Tuffy the pet cat tries to defend himself against accusations of terrifying other animals and murdering the neighbor's rabbit.

Flack, Marjorie Ask Mr. Bear J FOUNTAS J Flack
When he doesn't know what to give his mother for her birthday, a small boy asks all the animals for advice.

Flanagan ,John The Ruins of Gorlan J FIC FLANAGAN
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.

Fleischman, Sid The Whipping Boy J Fic Fleischman
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws

Forester, Victoria The girl who could fly J Fic Forester
When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliant and wealthy Conrad to escape

Fox, Paula The slave dancer J Fic Fox
Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo

Fraiser, Debra Miss Alaineus : a vocabulary disaster J Picture Fraiser
When Sage's spelling and definition of a word reveal her misunderstanding of it to her classmates, she is at first embarrased but then uses her mistake as inspiration for the vocabulary parade.

Friedman, Laurie Mallory on the Move J Fic Friedman
After moving to a new town, eight-year-old Mallory keeps throwing stones in the "Wishing Pond" but things will not go back to the way they were before, and she remains torn between old and new best friends.

Friedman, Laurie B. Mallory on the move J FIC Friedman
After moving to a new town, eight-year-old Mallory keeps throwing stones in the "Wishing Pond" but things will not go back to the way they were before, and she remains torn between old and new best friends

Funke, Cornelia Caroline Inkheart J Fic Funke
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.

Funke, Cornelia Caroline. Dragon rider J Fic Funke
After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven, encountering friendly and unfriendly creatures along the way, and struggling to evade the relentless pursuit of an old enemy

Funke,Cornelia Dragon Rider J Fic Funke
After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven, encountering friendly and unfriendly creatures along the way, and struggling to evade the relentless pursuit of an old enemy

Funke,Cornelia Inkheart J Fic Funke
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father Mo, a bookbinder, can "read" fictional characters to life when an evil ruler named Capricorn, freed from the novel "Inkheart" years earlier, tries to force Mo to release an immortal monster from the story.

Gaiman, Neil. Coraline J Fic Gaiman
Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others

Gaiman, Neil. The graveyard book J Fic Gaiman
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard

Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard book J Fic Gaiman
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza swallowed the key J Fic Gantos
To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription medications wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired.

Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza swallowed the key J FIC Gantos
To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription meds wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired.

Gates, Doris Blue Willow J Fic Gates
A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home

Gay,Marie-Louise Stella,Star of the Sea J PB Gay
Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the sea. Her brother is full of questions, and Stella has an answer for them all. The only thing she isn't sure of is whether her brother will ever come into the water.

George, Jean Craighead The Cats of Roxville Station J Fic George
Thrown into a river by a cruel human, a young tiger-striped cat fights to survive amid feral cats and other creatures near Roxville train station, aided by Mike, an eleven-year-old foster boy who is not allowed to have a pet.

George, Jean Craighead The tarantula in my purse : and 172 other wild pets J Bio George
A collection of autobiographical stories about raising a houseful of children and wild pets including crows, skunks, and raccoons.

Gibbons, Gail Pirates: Robbers of the High Seas J 910.45 Gibbons
Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the lives of pirates, the ships they sailed, and the type of treasure they stole

Grahame, Kenneth The Wind in the Willows J Fic Grahame
The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.

Greene, Bette Philip Hall likes me. I reckon maybe J Fic Levy
Eleven-year-old Beth thinks that Philip Hall likes her, but their on-again, off-again relationship sometimes makes her wonder

Griffin, Judith Berry Phoebe the Spy J FIC Griffin
During the Revolution, Phoebe Fraunces has a chance to save the life of General George Washington while he has dinner in New York City

Grimes, Nikki Shoe Magic J 811.54 Grimes
Poems describe the different shoes children wear, including sandals, running shoes, golf shoes, and workboots

Grisham, John Theodore Boone : the abduction J NEW FIC GRISHAM
When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April

Grossman, Bill My Little Sister Ate one Hare J PB Grossman
Little sister has no problem eating one hare, two snakes, and three ants, but when she gets to ten peas, she throws up quite a mess.

Gutman, Dan Miss Daisy is crazy! J PAP MY WEIRD
Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise her second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J.

Gutman, Dan Miss Daisy is crazy! J PAP My Weird
Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise her second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J.

Gutman, Dan Dr. Brad has gone mad! J PAP My Weird
Ella Mentry School counselor Dr. Brad believes wisecracking A.J. may be a genius and subjects him to some very weird tests to find out for sure.

Gutman, Dan Getting Air J Fic Gutman
After foiling a terrorist hijacking aboard their airplane, fourteen-year-old Jimmy, his younger sister, and two skateboarding friends crash-land the plane and try to survive in a forest wilderness until help arrives.

Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the hidden J Fic Haddix
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong

Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Found J Fic Haddix
When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time.

Hahn, Mary Downing All the lovely bad ones : a ghost story J Fic Hahn
While spending the summer at their grandmother's Vermont inn, two prankster siblings awaken young ghosts from the inn's distant past who refuse to "rest in peace."

Hahn, Mary Downing The Doll in the Garden : a ghost story J Fic Hahn
After Ashley and Kristi find an antique doll buried in old Miss Cooper's garden, they discover that they can enter a ghostly turn-of-the-century world by going through a hole in the hedge.

Hahn,Mary Downing Closed for the Season:a mystery story J FIC HAHN
When thirteen-year-old Logan and his family move into a run-down old house in rural Virginia, he discovers that a woman was murdered there and becomes involved with his neighbor Arthur in a dangerous investigation to try to uncover the killer.

Hall, Bruce Edward Henry and the kite dragon J PB Hall
In New York City in the 1920s, the children from Chinatown go after the children from Little Italy for throwing rocks at the beautiful kites Grandfather Chin makes, not realizing that they have a reason for doing so.

Hamilton, Virginia The people could fly : American Black folktales J 398.208996 Hamilton
Retold African-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope

Hannan, Peter That stinking feeling J FIC Hannan
When superhero Amazing Techno Dude and his grandmother, the Bodacious Backward Woman, take in several zany roommates, it is the zanies who come to the rescue when Fabian, the Fabulous Flatulent Fiend, threatens to unleash his super powers on the city.

Harper, Charise Mericle Just Grace J FIC Harper
Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

Harper,Charise Just Grace J FIC HARPER
Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire

Harris,Robie H Maybe a bear ate it! J PB Harris
At bedtime, a young boy who cannot find his favorite book imagines the various creatures that might have taken it from him.

Harrison, Michelle 13 Treasures J FIC HARRISON
Bedeviled by evil fairies that only she can see, thirteen-year-old Tanya is sent to stay with her cold and distant grandmother at Elvesden Manor, where she and the caretaker's son solve a disturbing mystery that leads them to the discovery that Tanya's life is in danger.

Hayes,Geoffrey The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost J FIC HAYES
Otto and his Uncle Tooth track down the pirate ghost terrorizing Boogle Bay

Hazen, Lynn E Cinder Rabbit J FIC Hazen
Zoe is chosen for the role of Cinder Rabbit in her school play and is also supposed to lead the class in the Bunny Hop at the end, but ever since wicked Winifred laughed at her for landing in a mud puddle, Zoe has forgotten how to hop.

Helen Craig The Random House book of nursery stories J 398.2 CRAIG
A collection of ten well-known nursery tales, including "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," "The Three Billygoats Gruff," and "Little Red Riding Hood."

Helen Oxenbury Clap hands J BOARDBOOK O
Little babies at play

Henkes, Kevin Chrysanthemum J PB Henkes
Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it.

Henkes, Kevin Olive's ocean J Fic Henkes
a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.

Hennesy, Carolyn Pandora Gets Jealous J Fic Hennesy
Thirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened

Hest, Amy Off to school, Baby Duck! J PB Hest
Baby Duck experiences the fear of the first day of school, but with a little help from Grampa, everything turns out okay in the end.

Hiaasen, Carl Scat (also Hoot,Flush and Chomp) J FIC HIAASEN
Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing

Hiaasen, Carl. Hoot J Fic Hiaasen
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

Hicks, Betty Basketball Bats J FIC Hicks
Henry and his basketball teammates, the Bats, take on the Tigers, and Henry learns a lesson about working as a team.

Hill, Eric Where's Spot J PB Hill
A mother dog finds eight other animals hiding around the house before finding her lost puppy. Flaps conceal the animals

Hoban, Julia Buzby J FOUNTAS J Hoban
Buzby the cat takes a job at a hotel as a busboy and creates all kinds of havoc before he ends up in a special job created just for him

Hoban, Lillian Arthur's Prize Reader J FOUNTAS K Hoban
Although Arthur loses the Super Chimp Club contest, his pupil, sister Violet, wins the first grade reading competition and a prize for them both

Hoban, Tana Is it Red? Is it Yellow? Is it Blue? An Adventure in Color J PB Hoban
Illustrations and brief text introduce colors and the concepts of shape and size

Hoff, Syd Chester ER Hoff
A wild horse searches for someone to love and care for him

Hoff, Syd Danny and the Dinosaur J FOUNTAD J Hoff
A little boy is surprised and pleased when one of the dinosaurs from the museum agrees to play with him

Hoff, Syd Danny and the Dinosaur J FOUNTAS J Hoff
A little boy is surprised and pleased when one of the dinosaurs from the museum agrees to play with him.

Holt, Kimberly Willis Piper Reed, Navy brat J FIC Holt
Piper is sad about leaving her home and friends behind when her father, a Navy aircraft mechanic, is transferred yet again, but with help from her often-annoying sisters and a surprise from their parents, she finds happiness in their new home in Pensacola, Florida

Hopkins, Lee Bennett Sports! Sports! Sports: a poetry collection ER Sports
A collection of poems celebrating the joy and anguish of baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, skating, swimming, and running races.

Hopkinson, Deborah Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek J PB Hopkinson
In Knob Creek, Kentucky, in 1816, seven-year-old Abe Lincoln falls into a creek and is rescued by his best friend, Austin Gollaher

Hornik, Laurie Miller The Secrets of Ms. Snickle's Class J FIC Hornik
Every school has its secrets, but in Ms. Snickle's classroom the secrets are extraordinary, and when Lacey sets out to learn and tell them all, she puts Ms. Snickle's job in jeopardy.

Horowitz, Anthony Horowitz horror : stories you'll wish you'd never read J Fic Horowitz
Nine horror stories set in England focus on everyday items that have sinister qualities.

Howe, James Pinky and Rex Get Married J Fic Howe
Nothing is much fun without your best friend, as Pinky discovers one day when he wants to play and Rex isn't home. It turns out Rex has been at a wedding, and that gives Pinky an idea. If he and Rex get married, they'll never be apart again!

Hulme, John The Seems. The glitch in sleep J Fic Hulme
When twelve-year-old Becker Drane is recruited by The Seems, a parallel universe that runs everything in The World, he must fix a disastrous glitch in the Department of Sleep that threatens the ability of everyone to ever fall asleep again

Hurst, Carol Otis Terrible Storm J PB Hurst
A child's two grandfathers relate their boyhood experiences of the "terrible blizzard of 1888," during which each was stuck for three days doing what he disliked the most

Hurwitz, Johanna Summer with Elisa J FIC Hurwitz
During the summer between first and second grades, Elisa struggles to write to her brother Russell at camp and then enjoys a family vacation in the country

Hurwitz, Johanna Squirrel world : a Park Pals adventure J FIC Hurwitz
When Lexi the squirrel and his cousin Lenox leave Central Park to find the New York City streets for which they were named, they discover that the human world is wilder--and more dangerous--than they had ever imagined.

Hurwitz, Johanna Lexi's tale : a Park Pals adventure J FIC Hurwitz
Lexi the squirrel and his guinea pig friend Pee Wee, who live in Central Park, help a hungry stranger with a funny hat.

Hutchins, Pat The Doorbell Rang J PB Hutchins
Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies

Ian Beck The Oxford nursery treasury J 398.2 OXFORD
Great for reading aloud to very young children, this is a lively collection of 4 folktales and 32 nursery rhymes, illustrated by Beck with big bright pictures that are as delightful and silly as the words. The stories are "The Princess and the Pea," "Lazy Jack," "Chicken Licken," and "The Porridge Pot" (retold by Beck, with no sources), and the rhymes range from "Bobby Shaftoe" and "Dance to Your Daddy" to "Clap Hands" and "Ride a Cock Horse." Toddlers will love the nonsense, the music, the action, and the color.

illustrated by Emily Bolam Counting J BOARDBOOK B
A delightful introduction to numbers for the very young, with bright, bold illustrations and bumpy textures on every page.

Jacques,Brian Redwall J Fic Jacques
When the peaceful life in and around ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help Redwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy

Jarvis, Robin The Deptford Mice : The Dark Portal J Fic Jarvis
While on a rescue mission, a few daring mice journey below to the sewers to an evil world populated by rats who peel mice before eating them and worship the Dark Lord.

Jennings, Patrick The Weeping Willow : an Ike and Mem story J FIC Jennings
While trying to build a tree house for guys, Ike and his best friend Buzzy argue so much that Ike builds his sister Mem a play house instead, but still misses his friend.

Johnson ,Angela I Dream of Trains J PB Johnson
The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones

Johnson, Angela Julius J PB Johnson
Maya and Julius, the pig her grandfather brings her from Alaska, learn about fun and sharing together.

Johnson, Crockett Harold and the Purple Crayon J PB Johnson
Harold created many fantastic adventures with his purple crayon.

Johnston, Tony The Quilt Story J PB Johnston
A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter Abigail; many years later another mother mends and patches it for her little girl

Johnston, Tony The Quilt Story J PB Johnston
A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter Abigail; many years later another mother mends and patches it for her little girl.

Jonathan Etra Aliens for Breakfast J Fic Etra
Finding an intergalactic special agent in his cereal box, Richard joins the extraterrestrial in a fight to save Earth from the Dranes, one of whom is masquerading as a student in Richard's class.

Jonell, Lynne Emmy and the incredible shrinking rat J Fic Jonell
hen Emmy discovers that she and her formerly loving parents are being drugged by their evil nanny with rodent potions that can change people in frightening ways, she and some new friends must try everything possible to return things to normal

Jones, Miranda Make a wish! J FIC Jones
While shopping with her grandmother at a flea market, nine-year-old Ali buys an old lava lamp that turns out to have a wish-granting genie inside

Kadohata, Cynthia Weedflower J FIC Kadohata older
After twelve-year-old Sumiko and her Japanese-American family are relocated to an internment camp on a Mojave Indian reservation in Arizona, she struggles to become friends with a Mohave boy and to find her place in the world

Kalan, Robert Jump, Frog, Jump! PB Kalan
A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself

Katz, Alan Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs J 782.42164 Katz
Well-known songs, including "Oh Susannah" and "Row Row Row Your Boat," are presented with new words and titles, such as "I'm So Carsick" and "Go Go Go to Bed."

Kehret, Peg Abduction! J Fic Kehret
Thirteen-year-old Bonnie has a feeling of foreboding on the very day that her six-year-old brother Matt and their dog Pookie are abducted, and she becomes involved in a major search effort as well as a frightening adventure

Kehret, Peg. The Ghost's Grave J Fic Kehret
Apprehensive about spending the summer in Washington State with his Aunt Ethel when his parents get an overseas job, twelve-year-old Josh soon finds adventure when he meets the ghost of a coal miner

Kelley, Ellen A The Lucky Lizard J FIC Kelley
Eight-year-old Todd needs the help of his pet lizard and the support of his family to overcome his fear of his new bicycle in time for the Bike Derby at school.

Kerrin, Jessica Scott Martin Bridge : in high gear! J FIC Kerrin
Martin's back in two more stories. For their science fair project, Martin's team is going to help save the planet by organizing a beach walk. In the second story, Martin learns what it takes to score an A+ in teamwork and puts his knowledge of tools to good use as a volunteer at Bicycle Recycle.

Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody. Suddenly supernatural. School spirit J Fic Kimmel
Like her mother, a professional medium, Kat has been able to see dead people since turning thirteen, and although they would prefer to be normal, Kat and her best friend come to terms with their own talents while helping free the spirit of a girl trapped at their middle school

King-Smith, Dick The Nine lives of Aristotle J FIC King
Aristotle, a little white kitten, goes to live with a witch in an old cottage, where he finds so many opportunities for risky adventures that he soon has only one life left.

King-Smith, George George Speaks J Fic King-Smith
George is an extraordinary baby who is born with the ability to speak in complete sentences

Kinney, Jeff Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal J Fic Kinney
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship

Kinney, Jeff Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal J FIC Kinney
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.

Kirkpatrick, Katherine Redcoats and Petticoats J PICTURE Kirkpatrick
Members of a family in the village of Setauket on Long Island are displaced by the Redcoats and serve as spies for the Revolutionary Army of George Washington. Based on true events

Klein, Abby Tooth trouble J FIC Klein
Unhappy to be the only one in his class who still has not lost a tooth, first-grader Freddy tries to find a way to expedite matters but then is faced with another problem.

Kline, Suzy Horrible Harry and the dragon war J FIC Kline
Working on a dragon project in Room 3B leads to a war between two good friends--Harry and Song Lee.

Kline, Suzy Horrible Harry and the Dungeon J Fic Kline
It's almost summer vacation and the students in room 2B are having trouble concentrating on their butterfly project, until a frightening-looking new teacher comes to supervise the Suspension Room and Harry is sent there as punishment for unruly behavior

Klise, Kate Regarding the fountain : a tale, in letters, of liars and leaks J Fic Klise
When the principal asks a fifth-grader to write a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fountain for their school, he finds that all sorts of chaos results

Knudsen,Michelle Bugged! J ER SCIENCE SOLVES IT
Tired of being covered in itchy mosquito bites, Riley uses science to investigate why mosquitoes are more attracted to him than to his friends.

Konigsburg, E. L. From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler J Fic Konigsburg
A twelve year old girl and her brother run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Konigsburg,E.L. From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler J FIC KONIGSBU
Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself.

Korman, Gordon Island. Book 1 Shipwreck J Fic Korman
Six kids learn to work together to survive a storm and shipwreck

Kraus, Robert Leo the Late Bloomer J PB Kraus
Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents

Krensky, Stephen Lionel in the Spring ER Krensky
Lionel's spring activities include plans to plant a vegetable garden, helping celebrate his parent's anniversary, playing with his friend, and participating in spring cleaning

Labatt, Mary The Mummy Lives! J FIC Labatt
Sam has the winter blahs. She can't find a mystery anywhere until her friends visit a museum and see the mummy of a pharaoh who is said to walk the earth searching for his beloved dog. Now Sam has the mummy hot on her trail. Will she be able to elude this creepy corpse as he stalks Woodford looking for his shaggy white dog?

LaFevers, R.L. Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos J Fic LaFevers
Twelve-year-old Theo uses arcane knowledge and her own special talent when she encounters two secret societies, one sworn to protect the world from ancient Egyptian magic and one planning to harness it to bring chaos to the world, both of which want a valuable artifact stolen from the London museum for which her parents work.

Landry, Leo Sea surprise J FIC Landry
Kate the mermaid and her undersea friends try to help an electric eel recover his "zap."

Lasky, Kathryn Guardians of Ga'hoole :The Capture J Pap Lasky
When Soren is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's. When Soren arrives at St. Aggie's, he suspects there is more to the school than meets the eye. He and his new friend, the clever and scrappy Gylfie, find out that St. Aggie's is actually a training camp where the school's leader can groom young owls to help achieve her goal.

L'Engle, Madeleine A Wrinkle in Time J Fic L'Engle
Young heroine confronts the monster IT on the planet Camazotz

L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time J Fic L'Engle
Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

LeSieg, Theo Wacky Wednesday ER LeSieg
Drawings and verse point out the many things that are wrong one wacky Wednesday

Lessac, Frane My Little Island J PB Lessac
A young boy goes with his best friend to visit the little Caribbean island where he was born

Levine, Gail Carson Ella enchanted J Fic Levine
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her. At birth, Ella of Frell was given the gift of obedience by a fairy. Ella soon realizes that this gift is little better than a curse, for how can she truly be herself if at any time anyone can order her to hop on one foot, or cut off her hand, or betray her kingdom--and she'll have to obey?...

Levine, Karen Hana's suitcase : a true story J940.5318 Levine
A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Lisle, Janet Highway Cats J Fic Lisle
A hard-bitten group of mangy highway cats is changed forever after the mysterious arrival of three kittens

Lobel, Arnold Frog and Toad are Friends ER Lobel
Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends - Frog and Toad.

Lobel, Arnold Frog and Toad are Friends ER Lobel
Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends

Lobel, Arnold A zoo for Mister Muster J PB Lobel
When Mister Muster is unable to visit his animal friends at the zoo one day, the animals sneak out and pay him a surprise visit.

London, Jonathan Froggy Gets Dressed J PB London
Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.

London, Jonathan Froggy goes to school J PB London
Froggy is nervous about his first day of school, but, even though it's hard to sit still, he has a wonderful time.

Lopshire, Robert Put Me in the Zoo ER Lopshire
A large, spotted animal discovers he really belongs in a circus, not a zoo

Lowry, Lois Gossamer J Fic Lowry
While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds

Lowry, Lois. Looking back : a book of memories J Bio Lowry
Using family photographs and quotes from her books, the author provides glimpses into her life.

Lowry, Lois. The giver J Fic Lowry
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives

Lowry,Lois Gooney bird and the room mother J FIC LOWRY
Gooney Bird Greene, an entertaining second grader who introduces challenging vocabulary words and tells "absolutely true" stories, finds a surprise room mother to bring cupcakes for the Thanksgiving pageant.

Lupica, Mike Heat J Fic Lupica
Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof

MacLachlan, Sarah Sarah Plain and Tall J Fic MacLachlan
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.

MacLachlan,Patricia Sarah, Plain and Tall J FIC MacLachlan
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay

Manes, Stephen Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days J Fic Manes
With the advice of a book he borrows from the library, Milo Crinkley tries to make himself into a perfect person in only three days

Manning, Mick Cock-a-doodle-hoooooo! J PB Manning
When a tired, lonely owl finds shelter in a hen house during a storm, he is awakened by a flock of bossy hens who try to force him to be a cockerel, until he demonstrates what he can do for them.

Marion Dane Bauer Secret of the Painted House J Fic Bauer
When her family moves from Chicago to the country, nine-year-old Emily is drawn to a mysterious playhouse she finds in the woods and soon meets its sad, lonely inhabitant.

Marsden, Carolyn. The Gold-threaded Dress J FIC Marsden
When Oy and her Thai-American family move to a new neighborhood, her third-grade classmates tease and exclude her because she is different

Marshall, Edward Fox and His Friends ER MArshall
In three separate episodes Fox wants to play with his friends, but duty in one form or another interferes

Martin Jr, Bill Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? J BOARDBOOK M
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.

Martin, Ann M Rachel Parker, kindergarten show-off J PB Martin
Five-year-old Olivia's new neighbor Rachel is in her kindergarten class, and they must overcome feelings of jealousy and competitiveness to be friends

Martin, Bill Knots on a Counting Rope J Picture Martin
A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race

Martin, George R. R. The Ice Dragon J FIC Martin
Seven-year-old Adara is a cold, remote child, living for winter when the ice lizards come out and forming a band with the ice dragon. When fire dragons threaten her home and family, the ice dragon helps her to defeat them and become a warm person again.

Martin, Rafe The Rough-Face Girl J 398.208997 Martin
In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.

McAllister, Angela Take a kiss to school J PB McAllister
Digby's mother helps him make it through the second day of school by sending him off with a pocket full of kisses.

McCourt, Lisa I Love you ,Stinky Face J PB MCCOURT
A mother and child discuss how the mother's love would remain constant even if her child were a stinky skunk, scary ape, or bug-eating green alien.

McDonald, Megan Judy Moody J FIC McDonald
Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage

McDonald, Megan Stink : the incredible shrinking kid J FIC McDonald
The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school.

McDonald, Megan Stink and the great Guinea Pig Express J FIC McDonald
Stink Moody, friends Webster and Sophie, and Mrs. Birdwistle visit tourist attractions in Virginia as they try to give away 101 guinea pigs rescued from a laboratory, although Stink is very reluctant to give away his favorite, Astro.

McDonald, Megan Stink: the incredible shrinking kid J Fic McDonald
The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school

McKissack, Pat Flossie & the Fox J PB McKissack
A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened

McMullan,Kate Phone home, Persephone! J FIC MCMULLAN
In this modern version of the Greek myth, Persephone asks Hades for a ride to escape her overprotective mother, sneaks into the Underworld, and refuses to leave

McSwigan, Marie Snow Treasure J FIC McSwigan
In 1940, when the Nazi invasion of Norway reaches their village in the far north, twelve-year-old Peter and his friends use their sleds to transport nine million dollars worth of gold bullion past the German soldiers to the secret harbor where Peter's uncle keeps his ship ready to take the gold for safekeeping in the United States. Based on a true story

Mem Fox Ten little fingers and ten little toes J PB FOX
Rhyming text compares babies born in different places and in different circumstances, but they all share the commonality of ten little fingers and ten little toes.

Mills, Claudia Being Teddy Roosevelt J FIC Mills
When he is assigned Teddy Roosevelt as his biography project in school, fourth-grader Riley finds himself inspired by Roosevelt's tenacity and perseverance and resolves to find a way to get what he most wants--a saxophone and music lessons

Mills,Claudia Being Teddy Roosevelt J FIC MILLS
When he is assigned Teddy Roosevelt as his biography project in school, fourth-grader Riley finds himself inspired by Roosevelt's tenacity and perseverance and resolves to find a way to get what he most wants--a saxophone and music lessons.

Milway,Alex The Mousehunter J Fic Milway
Captain Mousebeard is a feared mousehunting pirate. He seeks out the rarest and most precious breeds of mice to collect and trade. Emeline, a mousekeeper, wants the bounty her master puts on Mousebeard's head. So she heads off to adventure to capture the pirate.

Minarik, Else Holmelund A Kiss for Little Bear J FOUNTAS H Minarik
Little Bear's thank-you kiss from grandmother gets passed on to him by many animals and greatly aids the skunks' romance

Monjo, F.N. The Drinking Gourd : a Story of the Underground Railroad J ER Monjo
Sent home alone for misbehaving in church, Tommy discovers that his house is a station on the underground railroad

Montgomery, Sy. The Tarantula Scientist J 595.44 Montgomery
Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula

Moss, Marissa Amelia's Notebook J Fic Moss
The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old girl's notebook, in which she records her thoughts and feelings about moving, starting school, and dealing with her older sister, as well as keeping her old best friend and making a new one

Mull, Brandon Fablehaven J Fic Mull
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming

Mull, Brandon Fablehaven : Book 1 J Fic Mull
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming

Naylor, Phyllis Shiloh J Fic Naylor
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Emily's Fortune J FIC Naylor
While traveling to her aunt's home in Redbud by train and stagecoach, quiet young Emily and her turtle, Rufus, team up with Jackson, fellow orphan and troublemaker extraordinaire, to outsmart mean Uncle Victor, who is after Emily's inheritance.

Neubecker, Robert Wow! school! J PB Neubecker
Izzy finds many things to be excited about on the first day of school.

Nimmo, Jenny. Midnight for Charlie Bone J Fic Nimmo
Charlie Bone's life with his widowed mother and two grandmothers undergoes a dramatic change when he discovers that he can hear people in photographs talking

Noble, Trinka Hakes The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash J PB Noble
Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm

Numeroff, Laura Joffe If You Give a Mouse a Cookie PB Numeroff
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young boy's day.

Numeroff, Laura Joffe. If you give a mouse a cookie J PB Numeroff
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young boy's day

O'Brien, Robert Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH J Fic O'Brien
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.

O'Dell, Scott The Black Pearl J Fic O'Dell
In claiming as his own the magnificent black pearl he finds, a sixteen-year-old youth enrages the sea devil who legend says is its owner

Oliver, Ilanit Spongebob Detectivepants in the Case of the Lost Shell J PB SPONGEBOB
When Gary the snail's shell goes missing, SpongeBob DetectivePants and his trusty assistant, Patrick PatrickPants, investigate.

Osborne, Mary Pope Magic Tree House : Mummies in the Morning J Pap Magic Tree House
Jack and his younger sister take a trip in their tree house back to ancient Egypt, where they help a queen's mummy continue her voyage to the Next Life.

Palatini, Margie. The Web Files J PB Palatini
Ducktective Web and his partner try to quack the case of the pilfered peck of perfectly picked pickled peppers.

Palmer, Todd Starr Rhino and Mouse ER Palmer
Rhino's impetuosity and housemate Mouse's meticulousness clash in comic fashion as the friends celebrate a holiday, get Rhino out of a tight spot, and dress up as each other for a costume party.

Parish, Peggy Amelia Bedelia ER Parish
A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions

Parish, Peggy Amelia Bedelia Helps Out ER Parish
Amelia Bedelia shows her niece Effie Lou how to follow instructions to the letter as they dust the potato bugs and sew seeds

Patricelli, Leslie Baby happy, baby sad J BOARDBOOK P
Explores opposites, showing situations that make baby happy and baby sad

Paulsen, Gary Lawn boy J FIC Paulsen
Things get out of hand for a twelve-year-old boy when a neighbor convinces him to expand his summer lawn mowing business.

Paulsen, Gary Woods Runner J FIC Paulsen
From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes.

Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet J Fic Hatchet
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce

Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder J FIC Peck
In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

Penn, Audrey The Kissing Hand J PB Penn
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him

Pilkey, Dav Captain Underpants and the preposterous plight of the purple potty people : the eighth epic novel J FIC Pilkey
George and Harold hypnotize their principal who, believing he is the superhero Captain Underpants, leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper. They must then defeat his evil robot henchmen.

Pilkey, Dav Dragon's Fat Cat J FOUNTAS I Pilkey
Dragon finds a fat cat in the snow outside his house, brings it inside, and soon has a family

Pilkey, Dav Dog Breath ! J PB Pilkey
Hally, the Tosis family dog, has such bad breath that Mr. and Mrs. Tosis plan to give her away, until she proves to be an invaluable watchdog.

Platt, Kin. Big Max and the Mystery of the Missing Giraffe J ER Platt
Big Max, the world's greatest detective, must travel to the land of Ah-Ah-Achoo to find the king's missing pet giraffe.

Polacco , Patricia Pink and Say J PICTURE Polacco
Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops.

Preller,James The Case of the Mummy Mystery J PAP JIGSAW JONES
Joey Pignattano made a Halloween bet. He is going to eat a worm for a dollar. The only problem is, someone stole the worm. And the number one suspect is a mummy! It's going to take two top detectives like Jigsaw and Mila to unwrap this ooey-gooey mystery

Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass J FIC Pullman
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North

Rappaport, Doreen Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. J Bio King
A picture book biography introduces the ideas and accomplishments of a gifted and influential speaker by using some of his own words to tell the story

Raskin, Ellen The Westing game J Fic Raskin
The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.

Reeve, Philip Larklight or The revenge of the white spiders! or To Saturn's ring and back! J Fic Reeve
In an alternate Victorian England, young Arthur and his sister Myrtle, residents of Larklight, a floating house in one of Her Majesty's outer space territories, uncover a spidery plot to destroy the solar system.

Reiche, Dietlof I, Freddy : Book One in the Golden Hamster Saga J Fic Dietlof
Freddy, a remarkably intelligent golden hamster, learns how to read and how to write on a computer and escapes captivity to become an independent and civilized creature.

Rey, Margret Curious George and the dinosaur J PB Rey
Curious George visits a museum with a class of school children and causes much excitement by climbing up onto a dinosaur skeleton

Riordan, Rick Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero J Fic Riordan
Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper and a best friend named Leo. They're all residents at a boarding school for "bad kids." Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, ever since she had that terrifying nightmare. Piper doesn't undertstand her dream. When a freak storm hits, unleashing strange creatures and whisking her, Jason, and Leo away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood, she has a feeling she's going to find out

Robins, Joan Addie's Bad Day J FOUNTAS J Robins
When Addie gets a haircut she hates, she is too embarrassed to come to her friend Max's birthday party.

Rockwell, Thomas How to eat fried worms J Fic Rockwell
Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal

Rockwell, Thomas How to Eat Fried Worms J Fic Rockwell
Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal.

Rosen, Michael We're going on a bear hunt J PB Rosen
Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.

Rosenberry, Vera Vera's first day of school J PB Rosenberry
Vera cannot wait for the day when she starts school, but the first day does not go exactly as she has anticipated.

Roy, Ron The Absent Author J Pap A to Z Mysteries
Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace

Roy,Ron The Absent Author J PAP A TO Z MYSTERIES
Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace

Rylant, Cynthia The Case of the Puzzling Possum J ER RYLANT
Bunny and Jack investigate the disappearance of a trombone from Mr. Riley's music store

Rylant, Cynthia Henry and Mudge: The First Book ER RYlant
Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge.

Rylant, Cynthia. The Van Gogh Cafe J Fic Rylant
The Van Gogh Cafe, located in Flowers, Kansas, has magic in its walls, causing strange and mysterious events to occur there

Sachar, Louis Sideways stories from Wayside School J FIC Sachar
Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.

Sage,Angie Septimus Heap:Magyk J Fic Sage
After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412--pursued by agents of those who killed her mother ten years earlier

Schwartz, Alvin Ina Dark, Dark, Room and other Scary Stories J Fountas J Schwartz
Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries

Scieszka, Jon Science Verse J Picture Scieszka
When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems

Scott, Michael The Alchemyst : the secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel J Fic Scott
While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life

Selfors,Suzanne To Catch a Mermaid J Fic Selfors
When twelve-year-old Boomerang Broom discovers a wish-granting baby mermaid, he takes her home and his little sister begs to keep her, with unexpected consequences

Seuss, Dr One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish ER SEuss
A story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds.

Shan, Darren Cirque du Freak J Fic Shan
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices

Shannon, David A Bad Case of Stripes J PB Shannon
In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself

Shannon, David No, David! J PB Shannon
A young boy is depicted doing a variety of naughty things for which he is repeatedly admonished, but finally he gets a hug

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Nate the Great ER Sharmat
Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Nate the Greeat ER Sharmat
Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture

Sharmat,Marjorie Nate The Great J ER SHARMAT
Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture.

Shusterman, Neal Everlost J Fic Shustermn
When Nick and Allie are killed in a car crash, they end up in Everlost, or limbo for lost souls, where although Nick is satisfied, Allie will stop at nothing--even skinjacking--to break free

Silverstein, Shel A Light in the Attic J 811.54 Silverstein
A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

Simmons, Michael Alien feast J Fic Simmons
n 2017, human-eating aliens have kidnapped two scientists who might cure the disease that is destroying them, and twelve-year-old William Aitkin, his elderly, ailing Uncle Maynard, and the scientists' daughter, Sophie, set out to rescue them

Slate, Joseph Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten J PB Slate
Introduces the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten.

Sobol, Donald J Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the secret pitch J PAP ENCYCLOP
Fifth-grader "Encyclopedia" Leroy Brown solves ten mysteries and, by putting the solutions at the back of the book, challenges the reader to do the same.

Somper, Justin Vampirates. [Book 1]. Demons of the ocean J Fic Somper
When twins Connor and Grace's ship is wrecked in a storm and Connor is rescued by pirates, he believes that Grace has been taken aboard the mythical Vampirate's ship, and he is determined to find her

Speare, Elizabeth George. The sign of the beaver J Fic Speare
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.

Spinelli, Eileen Lizzie Logan, Second Banana J Fic Spinelli
When Lizzie's mother announces that she is going to have a baby, best friend Heather helps Lizzie deal with her fears that her stepfather will love the new baby more than he loves her

Spinelli, Jerry Maniac Magee J Fic Spinelli
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries

Stauffacher, Sue Donuthead J FIC Stauffacher
Franklin Delano Donuthead, a fifth-grader obsessed with hygiene and safety, finds an unlikely friend and protector in Sarah Kervick, the tough new student who lives in a dirty trailer, bonds with his mother, and is as "irregular" as he is.

Steer,Dugald Pirateology J 910.45 STEER
Within the fictitious jounal of an eighteenth-century sea captain, readers can learn about the golden age of piracy--from storm tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from priates' flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways.

Stephens, John The Emerald Atlas J Fic Stephens
Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in the ten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that they have special powers, a prophesied quest to find a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.

Steve Jenkins and Robin Page Move! J PB JENKINS
An introduction to motion in the animal kingdom that invites young readers to guess some of the unussual ways that animals get around

Stevens, Janet Tops & Bottoms J398.208996 Stevens
Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road.

Stewart, Paul Vox J Fic Stewart
Rook Barkwater, the young librarian knight, attempts to stop Vox Verlix, the Most High Academe, in his plot to take over Edgeworld once again.

Stewart, Trenton Lee The mysterious Benedict Society J Fic Stewart
After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules

Stewart,Trenton The Mysterious Benedict Society J Fic Stewart
Presents puzzles, riddles, and brainteasers related to the mysterious Benedict Society, and profiles the society's members and their adventures.

Stewart,Trenton The Mysterious Benedict Society J NEW FIC STEWART
Presents puzzles, riddles, and brainteasers related to the mysterious Benedict Society, and profiles the society's members and their adventures.

Stine, R. L. The big blueberry barf-off! J FIC Stine
Bernie Bridges, the egotistical planner and schemer for a group of fourth-graders at The Rotten School, is determined to outsmart his rival in a pie-eating contest.

Stoeke, Janet Morgan The Bus Stop J PB Stoeke
Kindergartners gather for their exciting first ride on the school bus.

Sutton, Sally Roadwork J PB Sutton
There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this picture book, with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun, follows them every step of the way, from clearing a pathway to rolling the tar to sweeping up at the end.

Teague, Mark Detective LaRue J PB TEAGUE
While on vacation, Mrs. LaRue receives letters from her dog Ike who has been falsely accused of harming the neighbor's cats and is trying to clear his name.

Thach, James Otis The Tickle Monster is Coming! J PB Thach
A little monster prepares for bed, all the while waiting anxiously for the Tickle Monster to sneak in and get him.

Tildes, Phyllis Limbacher Baby animals : black and white J BOARDBOOK T
Each page has a black and white picture of an animal

Trine, Greg The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich J PAP Melvin
After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers.

Turner, Ann Warren Dust for Dinner J ER Turner
Jake narrates the story of his family's life in the Oklahoma dust bowl and the journey from their farm to California during the Great Depression

Van Draanen, Wendelin Secret identity J FIC Van Draanen
fth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!

Voake, Steve Daisy Dawson is on her way J FIC Voake
One day when Daisy is late for school, an encounter with a butterfly leaves her suddenly able to communicate with animals, and when Boom, a stray dog, is caught by the pound, she enlists the help of a host of other animals to rescue him

Waber, Bernard Lyle, Lyle Crocodile J PB Waber
Lyle is perfectly happy living with the Primms on East 88th St. until irritable Mr. Grumps next door changes all that.

Walker, Alice There is a flower at the tip of my nose smelling me J 811.54 WALKER
The author celebrates the beauty of the world and our connection to it through a series of short verses that praise the senses.

Wallace,Robert The Legend of Thunderfoot J Fic Wallace
The young roadrunner had everything going for him. He was going to earn his new name and become a full-fledged adult. However, when he is bitten on the feet by a baby rattlesnake, he has reason to believe that his life is essentially over. He does survive, though, and his parents name him Thunderfoot for his permanently gigantic feet, and he feels like a freak of nature. Fortunately, he is soon galvanized into action by a clever gopher tortoise, causing him to prove himself not just to the other roadrunners, but to the world as well. Thunderfoot begins as a cocky young ne'er-do-well, maturing believably into a worldly bird

Walsh, Ellen Stoll. Mouse paint J PB Walsh
Three white mice discover jars of red, blue, and yellow paint and explore the world of color

Wardlaw, Lee 101 Ways to Bug Your Parents J Fic Wardlaw
When his parents call off the family vacation and enroll their son in a creative writing class instead, twelve-year-old Steve comes up with a wacky moneymaking project

Warner,Gertrude Meet the Boxcar children J ER WARNER
Four orphaned children make a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar and are united with their grandfather.

Wells, Rosemary McDuff goes to school J PB Wells
When McDuff and his new French-speaking neighbors' dog are enrolled in obedience school, it seems as though McDuff has not learned his lessons

Wells, Rosemary Yoko J PB Wells
When Yoko brings sushi to school for lunch, her classmates make fun of what she eats--until one of them tries it for himself

Wells, Rosemary. Noisy Nora J PB Wells
Feeling neglected, Nora makes more and more noise to attract her parents' attention

Westall, Robert Ghost Abbey J Fic Westall
When her father's new job takes the entire family to a dilapidated old abbey in England, twelve-year-old Maggie discovers that both she and the building are haunted by ghosts from their pasts.

Westall,Robert Blitzcat J Fic Westall
During World War II a black cat journeys all across war-ravaged England in an effort to track down her beloved master.

Wheeler, Lisa Bubble gum, bubble gum J PB WHEELER
A toad begins the tale about a gob of bubble gum found on the road. Before long, the little creature gets stuck, is joined by a shrew, a goose, a bee, and a crow. A truck is zooming down the road so the only way out of this sticky predicament is to chew, chew, chew. That is just what the animals do until a bear comes by and more trouble seems imminent. Fortunately, it gets stuck, a hen comes along, and the adventure begins anew.

Whybrow, Ian Harry and the dinosaurs go to school J PB Whybrow
On Harry's first day at his new school he is not sure whether or not to bring his bucket of dinosaurs, but in the end the dinosaurs help him make a friend.

Whybrow, Ian. Sammy and the dinosaurs J PB Whybrow
Sammy finds toy dinosaurs in the attic that come to life when he names each one

Williams, Dinah Spooky cemeteries J 133.122 WILLIAMS
Discusses the supposed hauntings of various cemeteries, including the Gettysburg National Military Park and Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt

Williams, Suzanne Library Lil J PB Willaims
A formidable librarian makes readers not only out of the once resistant residents of her small town, but out of a tough-talking, television-watching motorcycle gang as well

Williams-Garcia, Rita One Crazy Summer J FIC Williams-Garcia
In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp

Wilson, Karma A Frog in the Bog J PB Wilson
A frog in the bog grows larger and larger as he eats more and more bugs, until he attracts the attention of an alligator who puts an end to his eating

Winkler, Henry Niagara Falls, or does it? J FIC Winkler
Fourth-graders Hank, Ashley, and Frankie are excitedly preparing for a magic show at the Rock 'N Bowl when Hank's creative alternative to an English essay lands him in detention and grounded the week of the show

Winter, Jeanette My Name is Georgia : a portrait J Bio O'Keefe
Presents, in brief text and illustrations, the life of the painter who drew much of her inspiration from nature

Winthrop, Elizabeth The Castle in the Attic J Fic Winthrop
A gift of a toy castle, complete with silver knight, introduces William to an adventure involving magic and a personal quest.

Wolf,Matt Lost treasure of the Emerald Eye J PAP GERONIMO
When Geronimo's sister, Thea, discovers an old, mysterious map showing a secret treasure hidden on a faraway island, the gang of the "Rodent's gazette" is dragged into a treasure hunt.

Woodson, Jacqueline Coming on Home Soon J PB Woodson
After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow.

Wright, Betty Ren The Dollhouse Murders J Fic Wright
Amy and her sister solve the mystery of why the dolls in the attic dollhouse mysteriously move from where they were left and why their Aunt Clare gets angry with questions about the dollhouse.

Yep, Laurence Dragon of the lost sea J FIC YEP
Shimmer, a renegade dragon princess, tries to redeem herself by capturing a witch with the help of a human boy.

Yolen, Jane How do dinosaurs say good night? J PB Yolen
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss

Young, Ed Lon Po Po J 398.2 Young
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

Zion, Gene Harry the Dirty Dog J PB Zion
When a white dog with black spots runs away from home, he gets so dirty his family doesn't recognize him as a black dog with white spots