Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Juvenile Fiction

Rock the Waves -Miley's crush of the moment, Aussie surfer Talen Wright, will be riding the waves in the Breakpoint Surf Series--a major surfing competition being held in Miley Stewart's hometown of Malibu. Hannah Montana is asked to perform at the Surf Series' closing ceremonies. Miley learns that all her time onstage as Hannah Montana has caused some setbacks at school and she must make up work in the classroom for two whole weeks. Talen and Miley end up in the same summer school class--but so does his ex-girlfriend, who isn't quite ready to let Talen go.
Swept Up - Hannah Montana is used to hard work, but Miley Stewart could use a break. Lucky for her, summer is here and she and the family are heading to Nantucket for some serious rest and relaxation. Soon, the Stewarts and company are settling into life on the Atlantic, with sailing lessons, bike rides, lazy days on the beach--oh, and a small, little Hannah photo shoot that turns out to be a big headache.     

Frequenaut! - Bullied in school and called "Piggy MacFartland," twelve-year-old Iggy longs to travel to another planet and live among extraterrestrials, until an explosion transports him to a scary alternate reality. 

Freak-out! - Twelve-year-old Iggy and his friend Karen find themselves transported to an alternate reality, where the trees that rule a vast underground city are convinced that Iggy and Karen are in league with the human that stole their gold.     

The Unicorn's Tale - Beastologist-in-training Nathaniel Fludd and his Aunt Phil nurse a mysteriously ill unicorn, try to stop Obediah from taking the unicorn's horn, and finally get a solid lead on the whereabouts of Nathaniel's parents. 

The Penderwick's at Point Mouette - When the three younger Penderwick sisters go to Maine with Aunt Claire and are separated from oldest sister Rosalind for the first time in their lives, an uncertain Skye is left in charge as the OAP--oldest available Penderwick.     

A Tale of Two Castles - Twelve-year-old Elodie journeys to Two Castles in hopes of studying acting but instead becomes apprentice to a dragon, who teaches her to be observant and use reasoning, thus helping her to uncover who is poisoning the king.     

Sidekicks - When Captain Amazing feels he's getting too old to be a reliable superhero, he tries to hire a new sidekick, but his pets have different ideas.     

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