Tuesday, July 31, 2012

New Juvenile Fiction for the summer!

Nancy Drew- Buggy Breakout - Bug mania has hit River Heights Elementary! After Nancy and her classmates return from a field trip to the River Heights Insectarium, ... someone steals a Bug Club member's valuable beetle. Can Nancy and the Clue Crew find her before she's ensnared in some evil web.

Camp Creepy - Nancy and her classmates build a model pueblo house to win a contest, but when they find their model has been sabotaged, they suspect they have angered the Taos Indian spirits by building the model.

Designed for Disaster - Nancy Drew and her classmates have the chance to submit their own fashion designs to a big-time competition, and the chance to model their designs in a fashion show. On a team with her best friends, George and Bess, Nancy comes up with some original clothing ideas and her team wins. But someone keeps trying to ruin the contest by stealing designs, hiding sample pieces, and tripping up the models. Can the clue crew find the culprit before the River Heights fashion show is cancelled?

Time Thief - Nancy and her friends watch the principal dig up the school's time capsule, buried over thirty years ago, but when an important vintage doll is discovered missing from the capsule, the Clue Crew is called in to investigate. 

Cat Burglar Caper -Pete's Pets has adorable new kittens in the shop, but are they stolen and is Nancy Drew's archenemy Deidre Shannon involved? Nancy and her friends investigate when kittens go missing from the River Heights Animal Shelter.     

Motorbike Bob - Trump the dog is the Animal Liaison Officer at Pet Vet Clinic. He helps sick animals. When Motorbike Bob gets into trouble, it's pet vet to the rescue

I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 -Sand flew up into Danny's eyes. And then from behind him, a huge explosion seemed to shatter the world. The force lifted Danny off his feet and threw him onto the ground. And then Danny couldn't hear anything at all.     

A Very Crazy Chirstmas -Freddy is excited to hear that his cousins, twin sisters Kelly and Kasey, will be visiting for Christmas, even if the twins always find a way of getting Freddy into trouble.     

Curiosity Killed the Cat - Hannah isn't thrilled to be moving in with her dad and his new family, who live in a house this close to a spooky cemetery. Luckily, Hannah doesn't believe all the "ghost cat" stories she's heard about the graveyard. Besides, Hannah has bigger worries: her stepsister, Madison, is a total mean girl. Hanah's cat, Icky, has been missing since the move. And worst of all, every night something scratches at her door, but when she looks, nothing is there! Hanah's starting to wonder-- could those scary stories be true after all?

At First Bite - Twelve-year-old vampire Ashlee Lambert moves from New York to sunny Los Angeles, where she must deal with vicious cliques, awful sunburns, and a mystery of disappearing classmates that Ashlee must solve.

The Python Problem - Trump, the dog, helps Dr. Jeanie with sick animals at the Pet Vet Clinic. Diamond, the python escapes from a moving van and causes a panic throughout the town.     

Shark Attack! - Freddy's dream has come true: he's about to be face-to-face with a real live shark! His first-grade class is taking a field trip to the aquarium today, and Freddy can't wait. He'll get to see fish and rays and moon jellies and -- his favorite! -- sharks! The aquarium even has a Shark Quiz. If he can answer all the questions correctly, Freddy will win a prize for his shark knowledge! But wait -- where is Freddy's lucky shark tooth? He can't pass the quiz without it!     

Miss Child has Gone Wild! A.J. and his fellow third-graders from Ella Mentry School, including new student Alexia, go on a field trip to the zoo, where they meet a very strange zookeeper.     

 Mr. Harrison is Embarrassin! -When the power goes out in the school, everyone panics in the dark, and only nerdy Mr. Harrison, who can fix and build anything, can save the day.

The New Year Dragon Dilemma - Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying a visit to San Francisco when Holden, their college-age tour guide, is accused of abducting Miss Chinatown from the Chinese New Year parade and stealing her valuable crown.
The Chestnut King - Twelve-year-old Henry York, finally reunited with his family, works with them and the Chestnut King, the long-deposed and mythic leader of the faeren people, to destroy Nimiane and her forces of evil.

Sir Balin the Ill-Fated - After receiving an ominous prophecy at his christening, Sir Balin lives his life alternately trying to fulfill it and trying to avoid it.     

Bramble and Maggie - Bramble the horse gets bored giving riding lessons, but regains her enthusiasm when she goes to live with a girl named Maggie.

Earthling ! - When Bud gets on the wrong school bus he finds himself at Cosmos Academy on another planet, where Earthlings are considered extremely dangerous--can he conceal his identity as a native of Earth and still manage to find his way home?

Applewhites at Whit's End - Great changes are in store for the highly creative and somewhat eccentric Applewhite family when money problems force them to open a summer camp for gifted children, who almost immediately begin to rebel, while a mysterious interloper watches from the woods.

The Secret Tree -After sixth grader Minty discovers a secret tree with a hollow trunk that holds the secrets of everyone in the neighborhood, Raymond, a new boy drawn to the tree and Minty start watching their neighbors.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Teddy Bear Scumble Art Class

Teddy Bear Scumble
August 25th
9:30 to 10:30

You must register for this FREE event: 362-2242 ext 115

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

New Books!!!

                           New Picture Book!!!
Two Little Monkeys- A rhyming tale about two little monkeys who are hiding from a leopard.

New Fiction Books!!! 
The Outcasts- Skandian outcasts Hal, Stig, and others do battle at sea against the Wolves and the Sharks, in the ultimate race across icy waters where not everyone thinks of the competition as play.

The Invaders- Hal and the other Herons face many perils as they track down the pirates who stole Skandia's most prized artifact, the Andomal.

100 Cupboards- After his parents are kidnapped, timid twelve-year-old Henry York leaves his sheltered Boston life and moves to small-town Kansas, where he and his cousin Henrietta discover and explore hidden doors in his attic room that seem to open onto other worlds. 

Dandelion Fire- Presents the continuing adventures of Henry York, who has been living in Kansas with his cousins, where he discovers doorways leading to other worlds and becomes involved in a multi-world struggle between good and evil.

A Hero For WondlaRaised underground by a robot, twelve-year-old Eva Nine finally finds all she ever wanted in the human colony of New Attica, but something very bad is going on there and unless Eva and her friends stop it, it could mean the end of life on Orbona.

The Phantom of the Post Office- With the impending closure of the post office, the transition to the new communication system VEXT-mail is anything but smooth for the human and paranormal residents of Ghastly, Illinois. Story told mostly through letters.

Theodore Boone, the Accused- Thirteen-year-old aspiring lawyer Theodore Boone is falsely accused in a robbery and must fight to clear his name.

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005- Eleven-year-old Barry Hunter and his family attempt to ride out Hurricane Katrina at home in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans when his little sister gets ill, but when the levees break, Barry gets swept away from his family.

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912- Excited to board the Titanic with his aunt and little sister, ten-year-old George begins to explore the ill-fated ship's first-class storage cabin when the ship is rocked by a collision with an iceberg and begins to sink.

I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906- Earning money to help his family in 1906, ten-year-old newsboy Leo explores the hilly city's bustling business world and modern innovations before a massive earthquake and decimating fire change everything he has ever known.

Love, Aubry- While living with her Gram in Vermont, eleven-year-old Aubrey writes letters as a way of dealing with losing her father and sister in a car accident, and then being abandoned by her grief-stricken mother.