New Arrivals · Kids’ Fiction

February 26, 2020
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Master of disaster

February 25, 2020
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
©2020
333 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Rafe and Jimmy, two misunderstood "troublemakers", are finally up to something good. They're in charge of a huge celebration of books and reading -- but when a small issue snowballs into a big problem that threatens to derail the whole event, they need to work fast to keep things on track! In this blockbuster installment of the bestselling Middle School series, Rafe and the other favorite characters from James Patterson's books for kids join forces for the first time in a hilarious adventure!"--Amazon.com.

Skycircus

February 25, 2020
Bunzl, Peter, author.
©2018
420 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
First published in the UK in 2018 by Usborne Publishing Ltd....
"A Cogheart Adventure"--Cover
When a traveling skycircus arrives in town, Lily and Robert can't wait to step aboard. But something sinister lurks there. And before Lily and Robert can do anything, they're captured and whisked off in the mysterious flying circus to somewhere far, far away...

Miss Blake is a flake!

February 25, 2020
Gutman, Dan, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
104 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
When A.J. and his friends sign up for Beaver Scouts, they find that their scout leader, Miss Blake, is only interested in preparing them for emergency disasters.

Return to Black Bear Mountain

February 25, 2020
Dixon, Franklin W., author.
New York : Aladdin, [2020]
160 pages ; 20 cm.
Brother detectives Frank and Joe return to dangerous Black Bear Mountain to help locate a scientist gone missing from a remote research station.

Watch Hollow : the alchemist's shadow

February 25, 2020
Funaro, Gregory, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020.
228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Having defeated the Garr, a vicious tree monster who lived within the enchanted woods of Watch Hollow, Lucy and Oliver Tinker now have the home they've always dreamed of: Blackford House. Powered by a magical clock and full of curious rooms and improbable knickknacks, Blackford House brims with the promise of new adventures. Yet when a strange governess arrives from England--bringing with her the Kojima twins, Agatha and Algernon--the Tinker children's once bright future quickly begins to dim. The Kojimas claim to be the rightful heirs to Blackford House, and soon after their arrival, a great evil enters the Tinkers' new home, cursing it and turning it into an ever-changing labyrinth. As a result, Lucy and Oliver, along with their clock animal friends, must now join forces with the twins to escape this labyrinth and save Blackford House, all while a new monster lurks around the corner.

Dr. Wangari Maathai plants a forest

February 25, 2020
Purtill, Corinne, author.
Los Angeles, California : Timbuktu Labs, Inc., 2020.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
"Wangari lives in the lush, green, land of rural Kenya where the soil is perfect for planting, the trees tower into the sky, and the streams are full of mysterious creatures. All day, she plays beneath her favorite fig tree, and at night she gathers around the fire with her family to listen to her mother's stories. Then Wangari grows up and goes away to school, and things start changing at home. Farmers chop down the trees. Landslides bury the stream. The soil becomes overworked and dry, and nothing will grow. People go hungry. After all her studies, Dr. Wangari Maathai realizes there is a simple solution to these problems: plant a forest full of trees."--Back cover.

Junko Tabei masters the mountains

February 25, 2020
Ohlin, Nancy, author.
©2020
128 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
"Junko is bad at athletics. Really bad. Other students laugh because they think she is small and weak. Then her teacher takes the class on a trip to a mountain. It's bigger than any Junko's ever seen, but she is determined to make it to the top. Ganbatte, her teacher tells her. Do your best. After that first trip, Junko becomes a mountaineer in body and spirit. She climbs snowy mountains, rocky mountains, and even faraway mountains outside of her home country of Japan. She joins clubs and befriends fellow climbers who love the mountains as much as she does. Then, Junko does something that's never been done before... she becomes the first woman to climb the tallest mountain in the world."--Back cover.

The girl who lost her shadow

February 25, 2020
Ilett, Emily, author.
©2019.
219 pages ; 20 cm.
First published in 2019 by Floris Books.
On the morning of Gail's birthday, she watches her shadow slip under the kitchen door. She's not surprised it decided to leave. Her dad has gone for good. Her big sister Kay, once Gail's best friend, has disappeared into sadness, and now her shadow has left too. Determined to make things right, Gail chases after the shadows. But her adventures take her to unexpected places and Gail discovers that where there are shadows, there's darkness, and she's not the only one looking for something missing. In a world of light and shadow, despair and hope sit side by side, can Gail recover what the sisters have lost?

Ann fights for freedom : an Underground Railroad survival story

February 25, 2020
Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
© 2019
104 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.

There's a dragon in my toilet!

February 24, 2020
Nicoll, Tom, author.
©2017
154 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Originally published in Great Britain 2017 by the Little Tiger Group."--Colophon.
"Just when Pan the Mini-Dragon is starting to feel like Eric's bedroom is home, his grouchy aunt and uncle turn up on a rescue mission. When he refuses to go back with them, they REALLY cause a stink! Will Pan manage to get them off his tail and avoid a trip through the sewers?"--Page [4] of cover.

Sonic the Hedgehog : the official movie novelization

February 24, 2020
Phegley, Kiel, author.
New York : Penguin Young Readers Licenses, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2020].
142 pages ; 20 cm
Sonic the Hedgehog is not safe. Everyone is out to get him. The only person on his side is local cop Tom Wachowski. Together they must recover Sonic's rings of power so he can return safely to his home planet. But to do that, they'll have to outrun the local conspiracy theorist, the US government, and the evil Dr. Robotnik and his army of robots.

Odd Squad agent's handbook

February 24, 2020
McKeon, Tim, author, creator.
©2020
152 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
The Odd Squad Agent's Handbook is the book every new recruit receives. It's filled with tips and tricks on how to be the best agent possible, plus secrets of the squad and highlights from its greatest adventures. In short, this is the ultimate guide to the strange, the unusual, and very, very ... odd.

House of a million rooms

February 24, 2020
Mara, Wil, author.
New York, NY : West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing, 2019.
102 pages ; 19 cm
Series numeration from www.goodreads.com.
When Ryan, Samantha, and Josh investigate an old, abandoned house on the edge of town, Josh and Samantha find themselves trapped inside, while Ryan calls on the town historian Mr. Claude for help.

The time trap

February 24, 2020
Mara, Wil, author.
New York, NY : West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing, 2019.
102 pages ; 18 cm
Series numeration from www.goodreads.com.
May include an excerpt of Where Did My Family Go?
Delilah Bremmer wants to return to the happier times before her parents divorced. Then, through an incredible set of circumstances, she discovers a gateway to those perfect days. But are they as perfect as she remembers?

The videomaniac

February 24, 2020
Mara, Wil, author.
New York, NY : West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing, LLC, 2019.
105 pages ; 18 cm
"At a local flea market, thirteen-year-old Brian Hart meets a creepy old man who gives him computer software that can predict future football NFL games. But is the power to see the future really as beneficial as Brian believes?"--Back cover.

Where did my family go?

February 24, 2020
Mara, Wil, author.
©2020
100 pages ; 18 cm.
"Michael Cooper wakes one morning to a horrifying reality--his family isn't the same as when he went to sleep the night before. For that matter, neither is anything else. What's worse, everyone thinks he's lost his mind and that everything's just fine.

Star Wars : galaxy of adventures

February 24, 2020
Rusu, Meredith, author.
Glendale, California : Disney, Lucasfilm Press ; 2019.
124 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Whether it's Luke getting his lightsaber, or Leia chasing Imperial troopers through the forest of Endor, the galaxy is full of adventures! This illustrated chapter book is packed with mini adventures young fans will love, and introduces readers to many of the iconic moments that span the beloved Star Wars saga.

Could you survive the Ice Age? : an interactive prehistoric adventure

February 24, 2020
Hoena, B. A., author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, [2020]
112 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
The reader's choices determine whether three friends will survive after being mysteriously transported back in time to when the climate was cold and saber-toothed cats and wooly mammoths roamed the land.

The curse of the school rabbit

February 24, 2020
Kerr, Judith, author.
©2019
76 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"It all started with the school rabbit... Tommy has never liked the school rabbit. In fact, he's sure it's cursed. And when it unexpectedly comes to stay and everything goes wrong, he may well be proved right. With sickness, dangerous dogs, and more disasters that on rabbit could possibly cause, Tommy and his family may just be DOOMED. Or can all this bad luck turn good in the end?"--Jacket.

Frankie Sparks and the Lucky Charm

February 21, 2020
Blakemore, Megan Frazer, author.
©2020
108 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Frankie does not believe in leprechauns, but her best friend, Maya, claims that there is one living in her backyard; so Frankie builds a leprechaun trap to prove her point--but soon begins to doubt the validity of her own experiment.

Knights vs. the end (of everything)

February 21, 2020
Phelan, Matt, author, illustrator.
©2020
183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"The four daring knights and one intrepid archer enter the Faerie Realm, where they find dangerous warlocks, a mysterious knight, and one very nasty dragon"-- Provided by publisher.

Beginners welcome : a novel

February 21, 2020
Baldwin, Cindy, author.
©2020
325 pages ; 22 cm
"It's been eighty-three days since Annie Lee's daddy died, but she still sees reminders of him everywhere. His record player mysteriously plays his favorite songs, there's shaving cream in the sink every morning, and the TV keeps flipping to the Duke basketball games he loved. She knows Mama notices it too, but Mama's been working around the clock to make ends meet. To make matters worse, Annie Lee's friends ditched her over the summer. She feels completely alone until she meets Mitch. Though Mitch is tough and confident on the outside, she may need a friend just as badly as Annie Lee. But after losing so much, Annie Lee is afraid to let anyone get too close. And Mitch isn't the only friend trying to break through Annie Lee's defenses. Ray, an elderly pianist who plays at a local mall, has been giving her piano lessons. His music is pure magic, and Annie Lee hopes it might be the key to healing her broken heart. But when Ray goes missing, searching for him means breaking a promise to Mitch. Faced with once again losing those who mean the most to her, Annie Lee must make a choice: retreat back into her shell, or risk admitting how much she needs Mitch and Ray -even if it means getting hurt all over again."--Amazon.com.

The magnificent monsters of Cedar Street

February 21, 2020
Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author.
©2020
xxxiv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Cordelia Clay loves the work she and her father do together: saving and healing the remarkable creatures around Boston at the end of the nineteenth century. Their home on Cedar Street is full to the brim with dragons, squelches, and diggles, and Cordelia loves every one of them. But their work must be kept a secret, others aren't welcoming to outsiders and immigrants, so what would the people of Boston do to the creatures they call 'monsters'? One morning, Cordelia awakens to discover that her father has disappeared, along with nearly all the monsters. With only a handful of clues and a cryptic note to guide her, Cordelia must set off to find out what happened to her father, with the help of her new friend Gregory, Iggy the farting filch, a baby dragon, and a small zuppy (zombie puppy, that is)."--Inside dust jacket.

Mermaid School

February 21, 2020
Courtenay, Lucy, author.
©2020
116 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
New to Lady Sealia Foam's Mermaid School, Marnie Blue worries about fitting in and doing the right thing when a classmate is in danger.

Mystery at Camp Survival

February 21, 2020
Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979, creator.
©2020
108 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
The Boxcar Children know how much work it takes to live in the wilderness. They also know how much fun it can be! The children love exploring and learning new things at a primitive skills summer camp. But when strange things start happening around the camp, they need to use another of their favorite skills--mystery solving!

Eleven

February 21, 2020
Rogers, Tom (Screenwriter)
©2014
193 pages ; 21 cm
"Alex Douglas always wanted to be a hero. But nothing heroic ever happened to Alex. Nothing, that is, until his eleventh birthday, (which fell on September 11, 2001). Then everything changed."--Back cover.

Quest for the crystal crown

February 20, 2020
Bondor-Stone, Annabeth, author.
©2020
273 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Includes a nonfiction guide to writing fantasy.
"Laura, a magic wielder who lives in a forgotten city, ventures outside the city walls to find a magical crystal crown that's gone missing"-- Provided by publisher.

96 miles

February 20, 2020
Esplin, J. L., author.
©2020
271 pages ; 22 cm
During a massive blackout in rural Nevada, two brothers struggle to survive without their self-reliance-obsessed dad and without enough water cross the desert for help.

Twist

February 20, 2020
Cannon, Sarah, author.
©2020
297 pages ; 22 cm
A group of gifted middle-school students must band together to save their town, as well as a fantasy world, from monsters.

Middle school's a drag : you better werk!

February 18, 2020
Howard, Greg (Gregory Steven), author.
New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]
287 pages ; 22 cm
Twelve-year-old Mikey Pruitt--president, founder, and CEO of Anything, Inc.--has always been an entrepreneur at heart. Inspired by his grandfather Pap Pruitt, who successfully ran all sorts of businesses from a car wash to a roadside peanut stand, Mikey is still looking for his million-dollar idea. Unfortunately, most of his ideas so far have failed. A baby tornado ran off with his general store, and the kids in his neighborhood never did come back for their second croquet lesson. But Mikey is determined to keep at it. It isn't until kid drag queen Coco Caliente, Mistress of Madness and Mayhem (aka eighth grader Julian Vasquez) walks into his office (aka his family's storage/laundry room) looking for an agent that Mikey thinks he's finally found his million-dollar idea, and the Anything Talent and Pizzazz Agency is born! Soon, Mikey has a whole roster of kid clients looking to hit it big or at least win the middle school talent show's hundred-dollar prize. As newly out Mikey prepares Julian for the gig of a lifetime, he realizes there's no rulebook for being gay--and if Julian can be openly gay at school, maybe Mikey can, too, and tell his crush, dreamy Colton Sanford, how he feels. Full of laughs, sass, and hijinks, this hilarious, heartfelt story shows that with a little effort and a lot of love, anything is possible.-- Publisher's description.

Arlo Finch in the kingdom of shadows

February 17, 2020
August, John, author.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2020.
314 pages ; 22 cm
Includes discussion questions.
"After a harrowing summer camp, Arlo Finch is back in Pine Mountain, Colorado, preparing to face a new school, new threats, and two new Rangers in Blue Patrol. Arlo is about to undertake his most dangerous journey yet: all the way to China to try to bring his father home. But when the mysterious Eldritch reveal their true agenda, Arlo must make an impossible choice: save his friends and family, or save the Long Woods. Both worlds will never be the same."--Jacket flap.

The Colorado curveball

February 17, 2020
Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author.
©2020
99 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
"A Stepping stone book."
Cousins Mike and Kate investigate after someone threatens to tamper with the scoreboard right before the Colorado Rockies' season opener.

A mixture of mischief

February 17, 2020
Meriano, Anna, author.
©2020
289 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
It's spring break in Rose Hill, Texas, but Leo Logroño has a lot of work to do if she's going to become a full-fledged bruja like the rest of her family. She still hasn't discovered the true nature of her magical abilities, and that isn't the only bit of trouble in her life: Her family's baking heirlooms have begun to go missing, and a new bakery called Honeybees has opened across town, threatening to run Amor y Azúcar right out of business. What's more, everyone around her seems to have secrets, and none of them want to tell Leo what's going on. But the biggest secret of all comes when Leo is paid a very surprising visit--by her long-lost Abuelo Logroño. Abuelo promises answers to her most pressing questions and tells Leo he can teach her about her power, about what it takes to survive in a world where threats lurk in the shadows. But can she trust him?

Rumi's riddle

February 17, 2020
Schrefer, Eliot, 1978- author.
©2020
305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"When the shadowwalkers were victorious in their battle against the Ant Queen, they hoped their work to save Caldera was done. But the rainforest has begun to rumble. Rumi, a scholarly tree frog who can control the wind, must bring his band of animal friends to face the greatest danger they've yet encountered--the giant volcano beneath the jungle itself. While the volcano roars, rumors of a mysterious evil blanket Caldera--the Elemental of Darkness has emerged and is building a legion of followers. When the shadowwalkers are forced to divide and conquer, Rumi finds himself an unlikely leader and must grapple with his own secrets before he can unlock the full scope of his magical powers. Can Rumi rally the shadowwalkers to save their rainforest home?" --Provided by publisher.

The oddyssey

February 17, 2020
Slavin, David, author.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2020.
215 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Sometimes it feels like Oddonis can't do anything right. Especially compared to his literally perfect twin brother, Adonis. But this time, Oddonis has really messed up by accidentally turning his father, the all-powerful king of the gods, Zeus, into a giant baby. Now it's up to Oddonis to assemble a team of his odd friends--Mathena, Gaseous, and Puneous--and journey to the underworld to get the curse reversed. Along the way, Oddonis will have to overcome a series of dangerous obstacles, his obnoxious brother, his own self-doubt, and the horrible scents of his best friend Gaseous. Can Gods as unlikely, unusual, and unheroic as Oddonis and his friends really save the day?" -- Amazon.com

Chirp

February 17, 2020
Messner, Kate, author.
New York : Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2020.
227 pages ; 22 cm
Moving to Vermont the summer after seventh grade, a young gymnast hides a secret as she makes new friends and investigates her grandmother's claim that someone is trying to destroy her cricket farm.--Provided by Publisher.

Gloom town

February 17, 2020
Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard), 1959- author.
Boston ; New York : Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton MIfflin Harcourt, 2020.
xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"When twelve-year-old Rory applies for a job at a spooky old mansion in his gloomy seaside town, he finds the owner, Lord Foxglove, odd and unpleasant. But he and his mom need the money, so he takes the job anyway. Rory soon finds out that his new boss is not just strange, he’s not even human—and he’s trying to steal the townspeople’s shadows. Together, Rory and his friend Isabella set out to uncover exactly what Foxglove and his otherworldly accomplices are planning and devise a strategy to defeat them. But can two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings who are determined to take over the world?"--Inside dust jacket.

Before the sword

February 17, 2020
Lin, Grace, author.
©2020
374 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
At head of title: Disney Mulan
An original tale, inspired by legends of Mulan Hua and popularized by Disney. When her sister is bitten by a poisonous spider, Mulan travels with a healer to find a flower from which the antidote can be made to save her sister's life.

Mulan

February 17, 2020
Rudnick, Elizabeth, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2020.
281 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Based on Disney's Mulan.
When China is invaded by the Huns, Mulan decides that she must disguise herself as a male soldier to fight in place of her ill father, who has been called up for war.

The newest princess

February 17, 2020
Mews, Melody, author.
New York : Little Simon, 2020.
117 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Itty Bitty Kitty just found out that she's going to become a princess! Itty is excited, but when she learns about all the things that are going to change, she's also nervous. Between trying out new hairstyles and being told that she can't go to regular school anymore, Itty begins to feel like she's not ready to be royal. Will Itty Bitty Kitty become Itty Bitty Princess Kitty after all?

Carrie and the Great Storm : a Galveston Hurricane survival story

February 17, 2020
Gunderson, Jessica, author.
©2020
101 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
In early September 1900, twelve-year-old Carrie of Galveston is looking forward to spending Saturday night at her friend's house, until her parents are invited to a very important party and she is forced to stay home and take care of her little brother; but a boring chore turns into a nightmare when the storm surge from the Great Hurricane hits and their house is swept off its foundation--and Carrie must think quickly and not panic if she is going to keep herself and her brother alive.

Lily and the great quake : a San Francisco earthquake survival story

February 17, 2020
Bybee, Veeda, author.
©2020
102 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Just turned twelve, Lily is the oldest of the three children in her Chinese American family living in San Francisco when the 1906 earthquake hits; her family has survived the quake, but as the city starts to burn Lily and her younger brother are separated from the others and must get to the safety of Oakland across the bay and hope that the rest of their family and friends are there waiting for them--but between the fire and the anti-Chinese violence it is not certain that any of them will survive. Includes nonfiction backmatter, a glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts.

Mary and the Trail of Tears : a Cherokee removal survival story

February 17, 2020
Rogers, Andrea L., author.
©2020
102 pages : illustrations, map 20 cm.
It is June first and twelve-year-old Mary does not really understand what is happening: she does not understand the hatred and greed of the white men who are forcing her Cherokee family out of their home in New Echota, Georgia, capital of the Cherokee Nation, and trying to steal what few things they are allowed to take with them, she does not understand why a soldier killed her grandfather--and she certainly does not understand how she, her sister, and her mother, are going to survive the 1000 mile trip to the lands west of the Mississippi.

Home games

February 14, 2020
Markovits, Benjamin, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
328 pages ; 22 cm
"Twelve-year-old Ben is a shy, quiet kid. His life isn't perfect, but he feels at home in his New York City apartment. Then his dad takes a job in London, and everything changes. His parents separate, and Ben's mom moves them back to her hometown of Austin, Texas. Ben's simple life is suddenly complicated. He misses his apartment, his best friend, Jake, and his dad. Then he meets Mabley, who becomes a bright spot to Ben's day. But when his mom starts working at his new school and making friends with his teacher, Ben finds himself at the center of all the problems the adults around him can't resolve--and even some of his own. That includes joining the school's basketball team, where Mabley's best friend is the star player. After being pushed around, looking for his place, Ben will have to learn how to stand his ground"-- Provided by publisher.

The loneliest kitten

February 14, 2020
Webb, Holly, author.
©2019
126 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
"Originally published in Great Britain 2019 by the Little Tiger Group." -- Title page verso.
Darcy spends summer vacation playing with her energetic new kitten, Charlie. But then school starts, and Darcy joins the soccer team and is barely home. Charlie is left feeling lonely and bored, until he goes exploring and meets a new friend.

Pippa by design : a story of ballet and costumes

February 14, 2020
Logan, Claudia, author.
©2019
179 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color portraits ; 21 cm
While her sister studies ballet at Toronto's National Ballet of Canada, the Head of the Wardrobe Department encourages eleven-year-old Pippa's interest in fashion and costume design.-- Provided by Publisher.

The rabbits' rebellion

February 14, 2020
Dorfman, Ariel, author.
New York, NY : Triangle Square Books for Young Readers, Seven Stories Press, 2020.
63 pages ; illustrations ; 19 cm
"Originally published in the United Kingdom by Doubleday Children's Books in 2001."--Title page verso.
In a magical animal kingdom where oppression and censorship reign, the wolf king decrees that rabbits no longer exist, but the unmentionable furry creatures refuse to be ignored.

Rescue on the river

February 14, 2020
Hering, Marianne, author.
Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., [2019]
137 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"In Rescue on the River, the third book in a three-part story arc focusing on Civil War America, cousins Patrick and Beth attend Abraham Lincoln's inauguration and discover that their friend's brother Kitch is a slave in South Carolina. The cousins search for Kitch as they travel down the Combahee River with Harriet Tubman. They help with the secret mission of the Second South Carolina Volunteers, an African American unit. Will they be able to find and rescue Kitch?"--Amazon.

The spirit-eaters

February 13, 2020
Hunter, Erin, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
304, 3 pages ; 22 cm.
Includes excerpt from Warriors: The broken code: lost stars.
"As the new Great Father, the young baboon, Thorn, hopes to guide Bravelands to peace after a period of great turmoil. But a pack of rogue wolves lurks among the Great Herd, committing acts so evil they threaten to shatter that peace before it's even begun. The animals of the Great Herd must once again unite to defend their home against those who would watch it burn" -- Amazon.com

Accidental trouble magnet

February 13, 2020
Mian, Zanib, author.
©2019
205 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"First published in Great Britain by Hodder and Stoughton, 2019."
"Imaginative Omar goes through the ups and downs of starting a new school and making new friends with the help of his wonderful (and silly) Muslim family"-- Provided by publisher.

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