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The Sweet Far Thing

By: Libba Bray

* “A huge work of massive ambition.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy. Her mother murdered, her father...

The Squad: Killer Spirit

By: Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Saying Toby Klein is an unlikely cheerleader is like saying Paris Hilton might be into guys–understatement of the year. But as a Bayport High cheerleader and an undercover government operative, she’s...

Rebel Angels

By: Libba Bray

Ah, Christmas! Gemma Doyle is looking forward to a holiday from Spence Academy, spending time with her friends in the city, attending ritzy balls, and on a somber note, tending to her ailing father. As...


Jane Eyre

By: Charlotte Bronte
adapted by: Jane E. Gerver

Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre, leads a lonely life until she finds a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the...

Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits

By: Michael D. Beil

Lantern Sam is the wise-cracking, sarcastic, talking cat (for those who can hear him, that is) who lives onboard the Lake Erie Shoreliner train and is one of the best detectives no one knows about. He...

The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey

By: Stan & Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Illus. in full color. Papa Bear's favorite blackberry honey disappears, and the Bear Detectives set out to find the culprit.  


A Great and Terrible Beauty

By: Libba Bray

It’s 1895, and after the suicide of her mother, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India to Spence, a proper boarding school in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone...

Century #4: Dragon of Seas

By: Pierdomenico Baccalario
translated by: Leah D. Janeczko

In the fourth installment of the Century Quartet, Italian author P. D. Baccalario concludes the mystery that took four cities and four extraordinary kids to solve.SHANGHAI, SEPTEMBER 19.As the equinox...

The Red Blazer Girls: The Secret Cellar

By: Michael D. Beil

The perfect series for kids who loved THE LEMONADE WAR series and are ready for more mysteries!"With wit, cunning, snappy dialogue and superior math skills, The Red Blazer Girls represent the...


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Century #3: City of Wind

By: Pierdomenico Baccalario
translated by: Leah D. Janeczko

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In the third installment of the Century Quartet, Mistral, Elettra, Harvey, and Sheng meet again in Paris to discuss new information about the Star of Stone.  When an archaeologist...

Marion Dane Bauer’s Stepping Stones Books

By: Marion Dane Bauer
illustrated by: Elizabeth Sayles

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The Red Blazer Girls: The Mistaken Masterpiece

By: Michael D. Beil

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Friends who solve crimes together, stay together, right?  This is certainly the case with the ever-so-smart Red Blazer Girls who are back at it solving a crime involving a painting...


The Red Blazer Girls: The Secret Cellar

By: Michael D. Beil

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An antique fountain pen concealing a hidden message is the catalyst for the next mystery Red Blazer Girls tackle.  As Christmas approaches, the girls find themselves spending a lot of time...

Guy Langman, Crime Scene Procrastinator

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Guy obsesses about death.  He talks to his dead dad in the cemetery and resolves to write down everything his recently deceased father said to him.  When his friend, Anoop, convinces him...

Strike Three, You’re Dead

By: Josh Berk

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Lenny loves baseball and the Philadelphia Phillies is his favorite team.  Lenny and his two best friends have a fun summer planned of riding their bikes, hanging out and watching the Phillies...


Taken

By: Edward Bloor

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