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Short teasers for all new releases that kids won't be able to resist, prepared by library professionals.

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Sammy Keyes and the Night of Skulls

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

BOOK TALK
 
Zombies! Mummies! And Monsters!  Oh My!  All Sammy wants is to have a normal Halloween—trick-or-treating with her friends, visiting the local haunted house all the kids are...

The Running Dream

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

BOOK TALK
After losing her leg in an accident on the way to a track meet, star runner, Jessica, is at a loss for what she will do with her life. Her hopes and plans and dreams were all lost with her...

Sammy Keyes and the Power of Justice Jack

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

BOOK TALK
Sammy just can’t get away from crime.  It finds her like a mosquito finds the one place you didn’t spray.  First, the very large muumuu-wearing Mrs. Wedgewood, her grandmother’s...


Moon Over Manifest

By: Clare Vanderpool

BOOK TALK
 
When Abilene’s father puts her on a train headed for his boyhood home in Manifest, Kansas, she is none to happy, but her unhappiness turns to downright disappointment and abandonment...

Young Fredle

By: Cynthia Voigt
illustrated by: Louise Yates

BOOK TALK
Young Fredle has gotten himself in trouble again. His mouse instincts led him to a delicious but dangerous treat, which ultimately changes his life forever. Fredle, a kitchen mouse, is now...