Saturday, April 17, 2010
New Fiction for April!
Garth Nix Lord Sunday -As Arthur Penhaligon seeks to find the seventh key, complete his quest to save the Kingdom to which he is heir, and learn his true identity, he discovers that he has a greater purpose than he could have imagined.
Meet Rebecca - In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies.
Eidi - Eidi leaves her mother and stepfather in Crow Cove to live in a nearby village, where she meets the much younger Tink and rescues him from the abusive man he has been living with.
The Ransom Note Blues - When the newspaper announces that something belonging to the whole town has been stolen, fourth-grade sleuth Alec Flint investigates, aided by his partner, Gina.
The Nina, the Pinta and the Vanishing Treasure - When the entire Christopher Columbus exhibit disappears from the local museum, fourth-grade sleuth-in-training Alec Flint investigates, aided by his new classmate and potential partner, Gina, who wants his help looking into the disappearance of a teacher.
Catching the Velociraptor - A sneaky velociraptor has stolen Jamie's lunch and his Fossil Finder. It's a Dino World chase as the boys run after the speedy thief: down a creek bed, through a valley of geysers and right into a raptor den!
The Dog Who Thought He Was Santa - In 1957, problems at the mine threaten to ruin Christmas for fifth-grader Don, his family, and the rest of their Oklahoma coal town, but Don's bloodhound, Frank, is determined to do whatever it takes to make the holiday special for Don and his six-year-old sister, Susan. Alternate chapters are told from the human and canine points of view.
On the Summit - Four kids are prepared to go into thin air in order to become the youngest person ever to climb Everest. But they are not prepared for the challenges that await them as they get closer to the summit. Supplies are low. Conditions are extreme. One of the kids is trying to sabotage the others. And then the storm hits.
The Climb -Four kids are prepared to go into thin air in order to become the youngest person ever to climb Everest. But they are not prepared for the challenges that await them as they get closer to the summit. Supplies are low. Conditions are extreme. One of the kids is trying to sabotage the others. And then the storm hits ...
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