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The 8th Continent

by Matt London

A hilarious around-the-world adventure with a great environmental message! Evie and Rick Lane are determined to transform the Great Pacific Garbage Patch--a real life pile of floating garbage--into an eighth continent, using a special formula developed by their father. This new continent will be a place where their family can live free from the intervention of Winterpole, a global rule-maker run by bumbling bureaucrats. But eleven-year-old pink-and-plastic-obsessed Vesuvia Piffle, the secret mastermind behind the villainous Condo Corp, also has her sights set on this new land, and she wants to use it to build a kind of Miami-on-steroids. Now, it's a race against time and across the world as the kids gather the items they need to create their continent. Because whoever controls the eighth continent controls our future. And the future can't be both "green" and pink.

90 Miles to Havana

by Enrique Flores-Galbis

When Julian's parents make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away from Cuba to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation, the boys are thrust into a new world where bullies run rampant and it's not always clear how best to protect themselves. 90 Miles to Havanais a 2011 Pura Belpre Honor Book for Narrative and a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

97 Ways to Train a Dragon #9

by Kate Mcmullan

Wiglaf's supposed to be a dragon slayer, but he's more like a dragon babysitter when he finds a baby dragon and decides to keep it! Back in his first new adventure in four years, Wiglaf is as funny and appealing as ever. In keeping with the reissue of the original books in the series, the ninth book is 112 pages long and includes a hilarious bonus yearbook section that will have kids laughing out loud.

A Faraway Home: An Orphan Train Story

by Janie Lynn Panagopoulos Carlolyn R. Stich

This heartfelt story begins on the streets of New York City in 1854 where thousands of homeless children, immigrants and natives are fighting to survive "just one more day". Charles Loring Brace, founder of the Children's Aid Society, made a plan to rescue the children by getting them out of the city to loving rural homes in America's growing Midwest. The first location to accept these homeless children is Dowagiac, Michigan, a railroad whistle-stop on the track-line to Chicago. You will experience the hope, fear and exciement as you travel with Jack, Sarah, little George and 42 other orphans on their way to new faraway homes and better lives. Traveling by train across New York state, crossing Lake Erie by steamship and then on to Detroit to board another train, these children cling to one another for safety and survival trying hard to keep themselves together and clean in their filthy flea-ridden travel conditions.

A, My Name Is Ami

by Norma Fox Mazer

The more things change, the more Ami wishes they'd stay exactly the same Ami and her best friend, Mia, share almost everything--even the letters in their names! But when Ami's mom and dad separate and her mom moves out, even all of the traditions she and Mia share can't put her family back together. Ami wants everything to go back to the way it was--for her mother not to live in an apartment and have a life of her own, and for her dad not to go to dinner with the new science teacher, Ms. Linsley. At least her friendship with Mia will always be the same . . . won't it?

A, My Name is Ami

by Norma Fox Mazer

As her parents go through a trial separation, Ami stays with her father and her brother, Fred, and with the help of her supportive best friend, Mia, she comes to terms with the changes in her life.

The Abandoned

by Paul Gallico

London hasn't been kind to Peter, a lonely boy whose parents are always out at parties, and though Peter would love to have a cat for company, his nanny won't hear of it. One day, as Peter is walking out the door, he sees a truck bearing down on a tabby. Dashing out to save the cat, he is struck by the oncoming truck himself. Everything is different when Peter comes to: He has fur, whiskers, and claws; he has become a cat himself! But London isn't any kinder to cats than it is to children. Jennie, a savvy stray who takes charge of Peter, knows that all too well. Jennie schools young Peter in the ways of cats, including how to sniff out a nice napping spot, the proper way to dine on mouse, and the single most important tactic a cat can learn: "When in doubt, wash." Jennie and Peter will face many challenges--and not all of them are from the dangerous outside world--in their struggle to find a place that is truly home.s and people belong together. He still dreams of a home where he and Jennie will at last be able to settle down.Paul Gallico's The Abandoned is a book that will delight and move lovers of cats and adventure alike.

Abby and the Best Kid Ever The Baby-Sitters Club #116

by Ann M. Martin

When Lou McNally was last in Stoneybrook, she was the Worst Kid Ever. Now she's back...and Abby is going to be her baby-sitter. She's prepared for the worst, but Lou is a perfect angel. Is the new Lou too good to be true?

Abby and the Best Kid Ever (Baby-Sitters Club #116)

by Ann M. Martin

Everyone in the Baby-sitters Club remembers Lou MacNally as the worst kid ever. But now she's back and, to Abby's surprise, acting a little too perfect.

Abby and the Mystery Baby (Baby-Sitters Club Mystery #28)

by Ann M. Martin

After school one day, Abby and the other members of the Baby-Sitters Club find a baby on her porch! They have to find out where the baby came from and to whom he belongs.

Abby and the Notorious Neighbor (The Baby-Sitters Club Mysteries #35)

by Ann M. Martin

Stuck at home sick, Abby passes the time at her window snooping on the neighbors with her binoculars. It pays off when she spots a criminal just profiled on the "Mystery Trackers" TV show!

Abby and the Notorious Neighbor (Baby-Sitters Club Mystery #35)

by Ann M. Martin

Stuck at home, sick, Abby passes the time at her window snooping on the neighbors with her binoculars. It pays off when she spots a criminal just profiled on the "Mystery Trackers" TV show!

Abby Carnelia's One And Only Magical Power

by David Pogue Antonio Javier Caparó

Tech personality Pogue delivers a whimsical debut novel about silly magical powers and kids on the run.

Abby in Wonderland (Baby-Sitters Club #121)

by Ann M. Martin

It is summer vacation. While most of the BSC arrange a big party with clients, Abby and her family plan their own. But is there something wrong with Gram?

Abby Malone

by Shelley Peterson

Abby is a teenager with dreams of winning a horse race, but her home life is far from perfect. Her father is in jail, and her mother drinks, but Abby is determined.

Abby--Secret at Cutter Grove (South Seas Adventures #4)

by Pamela Walls

FROM BACK COVER "When the Kendalls lose their ranch, Abby's family and friends decide to check out the sugarcane business on Kauai. Upon arriving, they're welcomed by the wealthy Reese Cutter, who offers them jobs and a place to live. But things soon turn sour in this sugar business. Why is the infamous Cap'n Jim hanging around the plantation, and can the bad things the workers say about the charming Reese Cutter really be true? As she explores these mysteries, Abby finds that she cannot always trust outward appearances and that actions often speak louder than words."

Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood

by Varsha Bajaj

What thirteen-year-old Abby wants most is to meet her father. She just never imagined he would be a huge film star--in Bollywood! Now she's traveling to Mumbai to get to know her famous father. Abby is overwhelmed by the culture clash, the pressures of being the daughter of India's most famous celebrity, and the burden of keeping her identity a secret. But as she learns to navigate her new surroundings, she just might discover where she really belongs.

Abby Takes A Stand (Scraps of Time Series)

by Patricia C. Mckissack Gordon C. James

Why has their grandmother bothered keeping a menu from a restaurant that closed years ago, a restaurant that never served very good food in the first place? Three cousins listen to Gee's own story, set in the early days of lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville, a time when a black child could sit up front in a city bus but still could not get a milkshake at a downtown restaurant. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Abby, young readers see what it was like to live through those days and they'll come to understand that, like a menu, freedom is about having choices. Each book in the series tells the story behind a different 'scrap of time;' together they form a patchwork quilt of one black family's past that stretches back for generations. Although this book is historical fiction, only the family characters are fictional; all locations and events are historically correct. The primary civil rights people that are mentioned are actual people in the civil rights movement. Picture descriptions included.

Abby the Bad Sport (Baby-Sitters Club #110)

by Ann M. Martin

It's soccer season, and Abby has joined a Special Olympics Unified Sports soccer team -- and developed a rivalry with another player.

Abby’s Book (Baby-Sitters Club Portrait Collection)

by Ann M. Martin

Eighth-grader Abby Stevenson is writing an autobiography, her first major school project, along with the rest of her class.

Abby's Lucky Thirteen (Baby-Sitters Club #96)

by Ann M. Martin

After Abby is mistakenly charged with cheating on a math test, she must clear her name and her suspension from school so she can rightfully become a bat mitzvah.

Abby's Twin (Baby-Sitters Club #104)

by Ann M. Martin

Abby and her twin sister, Anna, have always shared a closeness that nothing could interfere with, but now Anna faces bad news that will affect her health and her future and she doesn't seem to want Abby's help.

Abby's Un-Valentine (The Baby-Sitters Club #127)

by Ann M. Martin

Valentine's Day is Abby's least favorite holiday. Mushy stuff like valentines, red hearts, and a school dance turn her into a Valentine's Scrooge. When Ross Brown, a perfectly nice guy in Abby's English class, invites her to the dance, Abby tries to set him up with her twin sister, Anna.


by Peg Kehret

Matt is missing. Bonnie's brother left his classroom to use thebathroom --and disappeared. A police dog traces his scent to the curb, where he apparently got into a vehicle. But why would Matt go anywhere with a stranger? Overwhelmed with fear, Bonnie discovers that her dog is gone, too. Was Pookie used as a lure for Matt? Bonnie makes one big mistake in her attempt to find her brother. In a chilling climax on a Washington State ferry, Bonnie and Matt must outsmart their abductor or pay with their lives.

The Abduction (Kidnapped #1)

by Gordon Korman

Gordon Korman offers another edge-of-your-seat action/adventure in a return to the trilogy format that sold more than 1 million copies of Island, Everest, and Dive.<P> It's every brother's worst fear: As Aiden and his sister Meg are walking home from school one day, a van pulls over and Meg is kidnapped. There's no way for Aiden to stop it from happening. He's the only witness to his sister's disappearance.<P> Why has Meg been kidnapped? Is it for ransom? As a vendetta against Meg and Aiden's parents? Or is there an even bigger conspiracy at work?<P> While Meg fends off her kidnappers and plans an escape, Aiden must team up with the FBI to try to find her--tracking down clues only a brother could recognize.

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