Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Brand New Juvenile Fiction!

Here are some new titles to check out...

DiSalvo, Dyanne. The Sloppy Copy Slipup. Holiday House, 2006.
Can Brian manage to finish homework with all the racket going on at home?

Fine, Anne. The Diary of a Killer Cat. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994.
j FIC Fin
Is Tuffy a fierce feline with an appetite for all small creatures?

Fine, Anne. Notso Hotso. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.
j FIC Fin
Meet a dog with a real hairy problem!

Giblin, James Cross. The Boy Who Saved Cleveland. Henry Holt and Company, 2006.
Illustrated by Michael Dooling
j FIC Gib
Learn about a young man who helped make Cleveland famous.

Gilliland, Judith Heide. Strange Birds. Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
j FIC Gil
Read this title to take an adventure with young Anna, who, instead of a horse of her own, receives devastating news for her eleventh birthday.

Hermes, Patricia. Emma Dilemma and the New Nanny. Marshall Cavendish, 2006.
j FIC Her
Can Emma learn to be responsible? Will the ferret keep escaping? What will become of the newest nanny?

Howe, James. Houndsley and Catina. Candlewick Press, 2006.
Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
j FIC How
A nice title for those transitioning from beginning readers to chapter books, Houndsley and Catina is the story of two friends discovering what may and may not be his and her talents.

McKissack, Patricia C. Scraps of Time, 1960: Abby Takes a Stand. Viking, 2005.
Illustrated by Gordon C. James
This is the first story in the "Scraps of Time" series and deals with the Civil Rights movement in the 1960's as experienced by a ten-year-old African-American girl.

McKissack, Patricia C. Scraps of Time, 1879: Away West. Viking, 2006.
Illustrated by Gordon C. James
In the second story in this series, young Everett escapes slavery and heads west.

Mead, Alice. Isabella's Above-Ground Pool. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
j FIC Mea
Izzy does not like to share! Find out if she changes her ways in this charming title.

Park, Linda Sue. Archer's Quest. Clarion Books, 2006.
j FIC Par
What would you do if an archer fell into your room through the window?!

Roberts, Willo Davis. The One Left Behind. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006.
j FIC Rob
Can Mandy overcome the loss of her twin and help others who desperately need her?

Weeks, Sarah. Jumping the Scratch. Laura Geringer Books/HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.
j FIC Wee
Jamie thinks that things will be somewhat normal after a series of three bad incidents but he must delve deeper to discover the truth behind the "scratch" in his life.

Wright, Betty Ren. Princess for a Week. Holiday House, 2006.
Illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers
j FIC Wri
Princess and Roddy go exploring in a supposedly haunted house. What do you think will happen?!

Come on in to the library and read something new today!

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