Try out one of these new to CDPL titles today:
Amato, Mary. Drooling and Dangerous: The Riot Brothers Return. Holiday House, 2006.
J FIC Ama
With lively illustrations by Ethan Long, this is the story of the Riot Brothers who WILL NOT ALLOW BOREDOM! Get ready to join them on three new adventures!
Hale, Shannon. Princess Academy. Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2005. J FIC Hal
Join young Miri, named for a tiny mountain flower, on an adventure as she finds her place in the kingdom.
The following four titles are all brilliantly illustrated by Joe Cepeda:
Reiche, Detlof. I, Freddy. Scholastic Press, 1998. J FIC Rei
Translated from the German by John Brownjohn, 2003.
The first book in "The Golden Hamster Saga" in which Freddy attempts to escape from the pet store and live a life of adventure!
Reiche, Detlof. Freddy in Peril. Scholastic Press, 1999. J FIC Rei
Translated from the German by John Brownjohn, 2004.
The second book in "The Golden Hamster Saga" wherein Freddy, our hero, may lose his brain (or part of it, anyway)!
Reiche, Detlof. Freddy to the Rescue. Scholastic Press, 2000. J FIC Rei
Translated from the German by John Brownjohn, 2005.
Number three in "The Golden Hamster Saga" finds Freddy, the hamster, discovering his compassion for environmentalism and conservation, perhaps putting himself in danger's way!
Reiche, Detlof. The Haunting of Freddy. Scholastic Press, 2001. J FIC Rei
Translated from the German by John Brownjohn, 2006.
The fourth and possibly penultimate title in "The Golden Hamster Saga" in which Freddy travels to a haunted castle! You will have to read this book to find out if he survives!
Sachar, Louis. Small Steps. Delacorte Press, 2006. J FIC Sac
In the follow-up to the Newbery Medal-winning Holes, we find Armpit and X-Ray in the midst of life after Camp Green Lake.
Sage, Angie. Flyte: Septimus Heap, Book Two. Katherine Tegen Books, 2006. J FIC Sag v.2
The sequel to Magyk brings more mystery and questions about wizards and magic.