Saturday, February 16, 2013

New Chapter Books!!

Gingersnap- When her brother Rob, a Navy cook, goes missing in action during World War II, Jayna, desperate for family, leaves upstate New York and their cranky landlady, accompanied by a turtle and a ghost, to seek their grandmother, who Rob believes may live in Brooklyn. Includes soup recipes.

Emily and Jackson Hiding Out- Things start looking up for Emily and Jackson when Emily's inheritance clears and Aunt Hilda becomes her legal guardian and offers to become Jackson's, as well, but Uncle Victor reappears, willing to do anything to steal Emily's fortune.

The Colossus Rises- Teens Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis's power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities.

Freakling- After a traumatic accident removes his telekinetic ability, or psy, twelve-year-old Taemon is exiled to the "dud farm," where he is surprised to find kind, open people who enjoy using their hands but there are also mysteries at the colony and when Taemon unwittingly leaks one of the secrets he must find the courage to repair the damage, even if it means returning to the city from which he was banished.

7 Souls- Inexplicable things have been happening to Manhattan socialite Mary since she awoke on her seventeenth birthday, and by the end of the day she has been killed, inhabited the bodies of seven people close to her, and faced some ugly truths about herself.

Starry River of the Sky- An innkeeper's chore boy discovers that a visitor's stories hold the key to returning the moon to the Starry River of the Sky.

Stink and the Midnight Zombie Walk- Stink and his friends try to earn money to buy the latest book in the Nightmare on Zombie Street series and go to the book release party.

The Dragon Stone- Miggy, who lives near Rocky Creek in Triassic Forest with the rest of her clan, finds a rare dragon stone that must be kept a secret lest it lose its magical powers.

King Tut's Grandmother- The mummy of King Tut's grandmother is the main attraction at the Fogville museum, but Echo the bat and his human friends, the Bat Pack, discover that at night she is rising from her sarcophagus--can they find a way to bring peace to this restless mummy?

Treasure in the Graveyard- Echo the bat and his new human friends, the Bat Pack, set out to discover why a mysterious hooded figure and his companion raven are digging up graves and looking for treasure in the cemetery.

The Chain Letter- When sixth-grader Livvie decides to throw a chain letter in the trash, bad luck ensues.

Mostly Ghostly: Freaks and ShrieksWhen Max makes a deal with the two ghosts inhabiting his bedroom in order to find out how these friends became spirits, he must switch brains with the only witness to the event, a chimpanzee.

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