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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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Paintings from the Cave

By: Gary Paulsen

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Three kids who tackle this tough world try to keep it together on their own.  For Jake, it is as he works the clay striving to find that beauty within himself.  With his friend...

The Paladin Prophecy

By: Mark Frost

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Will knows something is just not right when he leaves the house for school that day.  He hears strange voices in his head, his mother begins acting like a strange version of herself, and...

Papberboy Book Talk

By: Vince Vawter

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“Little Man,” as the family’s housekeeper calls him, is eleven-years-old the summer of 1959 when he takes his best friend’s paper route for the month of July.  Throwing papers isn’t...


Paper Covers Rock

By: Jenny Hubbard

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Four boys. A bottle of vodka. A forbidden river spot. The combination proves deadly. Alex Stromm begins his junior year at the all-boys Birch School by witnessing the death of his friend,...

Paradox

By: A. J. Paquette

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Ana awakens on a deserted alien planet knowing only her name.  Her body knows how to maneuver and operate the technology, but she only has fleeting memories of a past life.  Terrified...

Passion

By: Lauren Kate

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Lucinda finds the love of her life only to lose him time and time again.  When she stumbles through an opening in the time continuum which allows her to race through history, she attempts...


Path of Beasts

By: Lian Tanner

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Readers will once again find the city of Jewel in peril--this time held by the evil Fugleman and his Blessed Guardians.  Not to mention, of course, a small army of mercenaries.  Goldie...

Peaceweaver

By: Rebecca Barnhouse

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Sixteen-year-old Hild has the gift of being far-minded; she can see things before they happen which is why she killed the man who was going to stab her cousin, the king’s son. However,...

The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

By: Jeanne Birdsall

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It’s summer once again and time for Penderwick vacations.  Yes, I said vacations, because this year the family will be separated.  Some will go to England, some will go to New Jersey,...


Pie in the Sky

By: Jane Smiley

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Abby wants nothing more than to train and ride her beautiful horse, True Blue, but after a bad experience at a horse clinic led by some big time horse trainer, everything changes.  Sophia,...

Pocket Cats: Shadow Magic

By: Kitty Wells
illustrated by: Joanna Harrison

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Maddy is excited about her cousin, Chloe, coming to stay with her family.  When her formerly friendly cousin shows up distant and antagonistic, Maddy is shocked and sad.  She...

Pocket Cats: Shadow Magic

By: Kitty Wells
illustrated by: Joanna Harrison

BOOK TALK
 
Maddy is excited about her cousin, Chloe, coming to stay with her family.  When her formerly friendly cousin shows up distant and antagonistic, Maddy is shocked and sad.  She...


Poison Tree

By: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

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Vengeance and the hunger for power come face-to-face with forgiveness and peace in this adventure.  SingleEarth, an organization that dedicates itself to peace and inclusiveness for all...

The Poisons of Caux: The Shepherd of Weeds (Book III)

By: Susannah Appelbaum
illustrated by: Andrea Offermann

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The only one who can fulfill the ancient Prophecy of Caux, 11-year-old Ivy Manx, is dead. Or at least that’s what most people think. Her journey in the last two books of The Poisons of...

Precious Bones

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Bones is a 10-year-old living in a strange world: the Florida swamps.  Her everyday life is full of alligators, black bears, and bobcats.  During the summer, Bones and her best friend,...


Premeditated Book Talk

By: Josin McQuein

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Dinah’s cousin Claire just tried to kill herself. When Dinah figures out that it was because of a boy and the terrible things that he did, Dinah decides to exact revenge on behalf of Claire....

The Prince Who Fell from the Sky

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In this post-apocalyptic version of our world, only the animals are left to tell the stories of their lives--including Casseomae, the bear.  Her life is full of fear.  The wolves rule...