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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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The Dark and Hollow Places

By: Carrie Ryan

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A fleeting glimpse of her lost sister sends Annah on a desperate search to find and rescue the sister she once knew as Abigail.  The Dark City explodes with panic and fear as the hordes...

The Dark Between Book Talk

By: Sonia Gensler

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Kate Poole knows ghosts don’t exist. She’s played a spirit each night in Mrs. Martineau’s charade of a séance since she was 12. Now 14, the white make-up is wreaking havoc with her...

Daughter of Xanadu

By: Dori Jones Yang

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In a world where girls born of wealth are meant to marry and be good wives, Emmajin wants to be a warrior, but convincing her grandfather, Khan Khubilia, the 13th century Mongolian leader,...


The Dead Gentleman

By: Matthew Cody

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Welcome to the world of the Explorer’s Society.  A secret, determined group of scholars and explorers whose main goal is to search out those secret portals in the world which...

The Dead Gentleman

By: Matthew Cody

The Dead Gentleman is a wild ride between parallel New York City timestreams—1901 and today. Eleven-year-old Tommy Learner is a street orphan and an unlikely protege to the Explorers, a secret group...

The Death Cure

By: James Dashner

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This final book in the Maze Runner trilogy is just as exciting as the two previous books.  Thomas and the other Gladers who have survived the Maze and the Scorch know that WICKED...


The Death of Yorik Mortwell

By: Stephen Messer
illustrated by: Gris Grimly

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In life, orphaned Yorik was a poor servant and in death he finds himself being ordered around by the Princess of the Aviary Glade. She commands him to haunt the Estate like ghosts...

Deep Betrayal

By: Anne Greenwood Brown

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The intoxicating Calder returns to complicate Lily’s life, and this time he even manages to involve her dad.  With the startling news that her father is also a merman, Calder sets out...

The Deserter

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Stopmouth sets off towards the Roof to try to save his people.  His love, Indrani,  promised to return to help his tribe, but she has not.  His people need Indrani’s Roof magic to save...


Diary of a Parent Trainer

By: Jenny Smith

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Katie is bound and determined to keep a diary of how she trains the grown-ups in her life.  She has studied the operating modes of grown-ups and gives readers tips on how to maximize...

Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

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How can two similar lives end up so differently? Wes Moore’s life started off well with two loving parents and a nice home. However, after the unexpected death of his father, Wes’s life...

Diva

By: Jillian Larkin

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Enter the world of speakeasies, Ivy League colleges, flappers, and romance and discover life in the Roaring Twenties.  The lives of Gloria, Lorraine, and Clara are inexplicably tied together...


Doglands

By: Tim Willocks

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Every mother wants her children’s lives to be better, and Keeva was no different. If they could escape the slave owners, forced labor and frequent abuse, she wanted them to...

Don’t Expect Magic

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Don’t Expect Magic

By: Kathy McCullough

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Delaney Collin’s life has been anything but Bippity-Boppity-Boo lately. After her mother’s death from cancer, Delaney is moved from New Jersey to California to live with...


Don’t You Wish

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Money, looks and popularity are the ticket to happiness in high school, or at least that’s what Pittsburgh plain Jane, Annie Nutter thinks. But when one of her dad’s crazy experiments...

The Door in the Forest

By: Roderick Townley

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Is being able to only tell the truth a curse or a gift? For Daniel, it seems as though it’s both. Other kids don’t want to play with him because he always tattles the truth...

Dragon Keepers #4: The Dragon in the Volcano

By: Kate Klimo
illustrated by: John Shroades

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The fourth book in the Dragon Keepers series could cost Emmy, Daisy, and Jesse their lives—or, at the very, least permanent bodily damage.  Emmy leaves the cramped garage where she lives...


Dragon Keepers #5: The Dragon in the Sea

By: Kate Klimo
illustrated by: John Shroades

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Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy have the underwater adventure of their lives when they find a Thunder Egg only to have it stolen from them by an evil mer-mage and a sea kelpie.  Jesse and...

Dualed

By: Elsie Chapman

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Murder.  It is the only way to survive in the city of Kersh.  Only those who kill their “Alts," the one who looks just like you, can live to have a life as a “Complete." West Grayer...

Dust Girl

By: Sarah Zettel

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In the Dust Bowl of Kansas in 1935, dust literally covered everything, inside and out. Times were bad everywhere and the hotel that her mother owned barely had any business. She had never...