» Archive for January, 2018

Faye Hanson-Midnight at the zoo

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Max and Mia are very excited about their school trip to the zoo. But when they arrive, not much is happening: the zebra is asleep, the lions are hiding, and they can’t even see a monkey. Max and Mia make the best of it — after all, if you look very carefully, there is something to see everywhere. But when they are accidently locked in the zoo at night, they realize that midnight is when the zoo comes alive!   c. 2016

Tricia Springstubb-Cody and the rules of life

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cody and the Rules of Life by [Springstubb, Tricia]In Cody’s life, many things are hard to predict. Like why her older brother, Wyatt, is obsessed with his new bicycle called the Cobra, or why her best friend Pearl suddenly wants to trade favorite toys. Pearl says she will trust Cody with Arctic Fox because Cody is a trusty person. But Cody doesn’t want to give up her beloved Gremlin, and she regrets it as soon as she hands him over. When the Cobra goes missing, Cody has to decide for herself who is trusty and who is not.   c. 2017

Heather Dyer-Magic in the city

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Magic in the City by [Dyer, Heather]Brothers Jake and Simon Grubb are not happy about having to move to England to live with their cousin Hannah and her family. But the boys’ luck turns when, on the way there, they encounter a retiring magician who gives them three objects he claims have magical powers. In no time at all, the boys and their cousin Hannah find themselves traveling through space and time on the wild adventure of a lifetime. And discovering that anything’s possible — with a little magic!  c. 2017

Jason Segel-Everything you need to know about nightmares! and how to defeat them

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Everything You Need to Know About NIGHTMARES! and How to Defeat Them: The Nightmares! Handbook by [Segel, Jason, Miller, Kirsten]Nightmares. They come in all shapes and sizes—from gargantuan lizards to teensy creepy-crawlies. No matter their form, we know all too well, they are truly terrifying. The good news is that every Nightmare, no matter how ferocious, mysterious, or hairy, can be defeated. And this book will tell you how.  c. 2017

E. D. Baker-Maggie and the flying horse

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Magic Animal Rescue 1: Maggie and the Flying Horse by [Baker, E.D.]Eight-year-old Maggie has a keen eye for noticing things in the Enchanted Forest that no one else does — like unicorns, griffins, and tiny flying horses with wings. One day while Maggie is herding sheep with her pesky stepbrother, she stumbles upon an injured flying horse. The only way to help the horse is to take it to a kindly stableman named Bob, who cares for many different magical animals!   c. 2017

Cory Putman Oakes-Witchtown

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Witchtown by [Oakes, Cory Putman]When sixteen-year-old Macie O’Sullivan and her masterfully manipulative mother Aubra arrive at the gates of Witchtown—the most famous and mysterious witch-only haven in the world—they have one goal in mind: to rob it for all it’s worth.      But that plan derails when Macie and Aubra start to dig deeper into Witchtown’s history and uncover that there is more to the quirky haven than meets the eye.  c. 2017

William Alexander-A properly unhaunted place

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A Properly Unhaunted Place by [Alexander, William]Rosa Ramona Díaz has just moved to the small, un-haunted town of Ingot—the only ghost-free town in the world. She doesn’t want to be there. She doesn’t understand how her mother—a librarian who specializes in ghost-appeasement—could possibly want to live in a place with no ghosts. Frankly, she doesn’t understand why anyone would.  c. 2017

Johanna Hurwitz-Double or nothing: with the two and only Kelly twins

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Double or Nothing with the Two and Only Kelly Twins by [Hurwitz, Johanna]Arlene and Ilene love so many things about being identical twins. They like sharing a room, sharing friends, and wearing matching outfits. But they’re in different classes at school, and one twin has a scar that the other one doesn’t. One morning, their friends Monty and Joey point out a new difference that takes the sisters by surprise and gets them thinking: if they are identical twins, why are there differences between them at all?   c. 2017

Jeff Kinney-The getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid; #12)

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.  But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be.  c. 2017

David Baldacci-End game (Will Robie;#5)

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Will Robie, highly trained assassin and the US government’s most indispensable asset, is called to London. An imminent terrorist attack threatens the Underground, and with the US next in line, Robie is the perfect choice to stop it before it begins. He knows he has one chance to succeed. One chance to save London lives. One chance to make it safely home to find out what has happened to fellow agent Jessica Reel following their last deadly mission together.  c. 2017