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A graphic novel about a robot and a little girl, designed for very young readers.

59 million girls-wow! That's a lot of girls to be in one organization. My story tells a lot about the founder of the Girl Scouts, so keep reading!

     It's 1587 and young Alis has just moved from England, and now lives in Roanoke. Her family and the settlement group live peacefully in Roanoke. Until, they find out there are Indians on the land. 

The war is the thing that started the Gods’ rage. But this war is the type that some God in particular loves, that he can’t do anything but join in…that is Ares, The God of War.

Join Hylas and Pirra on their exciting journey to save the land of Keftiu or possibly... destroy it.

     The wait is over… Book two of the Accelerati Trilogy, Edison’s Alley, by Neal

“Hurry,” Grandpa Ephram said. “Go.” Micah went.

A girl named Pip who lacks confidence in handling magical creatures and a boy named Tomas who is allergic to almost everything have to unite in "Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures" to somehow find a way to save their town.

          In many stories, evil overlords have minions to help them with their evil work. In Sheila Grau’s first book, “Dr. Critchlores’s School for Minions”, the author shows us one way evil overlords may get their minions.

A few months ago, Lucas defeated The Good Company (who are involved in child trafficking) in Paris. Now, in the second book of the Crime Travelers trilogy called Diamonds are for Never, he is on the hunt for his birth mom who was supposedly killed many years ago.

Do you like surprises, mysteries, untold stories, as I do? Well, if you do, you're sure to like Montrous by MarcyKate Connolly! 

A time traveling dog, a first aid kit, and the Oregon Trail come together to make a great story.

 Eric Colossal brings a fantastical, mystical and also slightly confusing new world to life with his new graphic novel; Rutabaga: The Adventure Chef!

Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee, set in the time period of the California Gold Rush, will have you waiting for a sequel. Sammy and her father, of Chinese heritage, were bound for California. This was a decision that Sammy had no say in, and therefore, an argument was the only thing that came out of it.

Have you ever imagined the characters in your favorite books coming to life? That thought never crossed 12 year old Billy's mind, until one strange summer.

In this silly book that is a mix of Mrs. Piggle Wiggle and Mary Poppins, readers will learn about bumbershoot trees, birthday-cake making, and the most important lesson of all, Finding Your Way.

A good mystery book to read.

The Forget-Me-Not Summer by Leila Howard is about three sisters who are forced to spend the summer together. This novel is a sweet and easy read that will have you smiling, although it may be a little cheesy.

Under the sea with under water chaos.  Ven Polypheme and his "gang" travel through the sea when something dreadful happens. 

Did you know that you weigh as much as a bowling ball on the moon? Or that on Neptune it literally rains diamonds! In the new book Junior Genius Guides Outer Space by Ken Jennings you can find tons of astounding facts that will compel you to read more.

A new book and a soon to be movie from Melissa De La Cruz!

 Keeper of the Lost Cities Everblaze by Shannon Messenger is an adrenaline pumping novel about a telepathic individual, Sophie (an elf) trying to defeat her rivals resulting in a picture painted by words and figurative language and a deep whirlpool of imagination pulling this story together as a world and an adventure beyond your wildest dreams.

Going on vacation and need some facts?

Marching along with thousands of people, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this is Lynda Blackmon Lowery's first hand experience during the Civil Rights Movement.