Saturday, June 01, 2013

New Books to Read!!

Pinch and Dash and the Terrible Couch- When his aunt's couch is delivered to Pinch, he and his friend Dash try to find a way to fit it into Pinch's cozy home.


Tennis Camp of the Living Dead-Stickley Smythe is spending the summer at Bright River Tennis Academy. He’s playing against top competition and learning from the best tennis coaches in the country. But something isn’t quite right. Everyone else thinks the camp is perfectly normal, but Stickley can’t help asking questions, such as: "Why does the camp pro never go out in the sunlight?" "Why are they building coffins in arts and crafts class?" "Why do the villagers across the river fear the camp so much?" and, most importantly: "Why did he agree to come here in the first place?" As Stickley works to unravel the mystery, he realizes that he’s staying at no ordinary summer camp. Instead, he’s stumbled upon the Tennis Camp of the Living Dead

The Bears of Blue River- Little Balser, a pioneer boy growing up in early nineteenth-century Indiana, has many adventures and dangerous encounters with bears while learning the ways of the woods.

The Fastest and the Furriest- The overweight and unathletic son of a famous former football star discovers that his equally fat and lazy dog is unexpectedly--and obsessively--interested in competing in dog agility contests.

Shock Horror- Reports of mysterious fires, exploding trees, and unexplained power outages in a remote Rocky Mountain town reach the RBI. Is there any truth in the terrifying stories of a strange figure in the forest with sparks flying from his fingertips? Using their own powerful skills, the RBI are tested to their limits on this sizzling adventure.

The Lost Island- The RBI travel to the plains of East Africa to investigate strange sightings of unbelievable animals, and find local people terrified of the unnatural animal cries they hear in the night. With DUL agents hot on their trail, the RBI find themselves on one of their most scary and dangerous missions so far as the adventure leads them to the mysterious lost island.

The Sandman- Target: Midtown High! When the sinister Sandman attacks, it's up to Peter to stop him - even if he has to risk revealing his secret identity!

The Wrigley Riddle- During a visit to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley field, cousins Mike and Kate investigate why someone has been tampering with the famous ivy vines growing on the outfield walls. Includes historical note. 
The All-Star Joker- When cousins Mike and Kate go to Kansas City for the All-Star game, they meet the son of the American League starting catcher who stands falsely accused of playing practical jokes on his All-Star teammates.

Mouse In Space- When an evil professor begins threatening New Mouse City with terrible inventions, Geronimo Stilton is enlisted by local authorities to embark on a top-secret mission to outer space to thwart a nefarious plot.
Bink & Gollie Best Friends Forever- Gollie is quite sure she has royal blood in her veins, but can Bink survive her friend's queenly airs -- especially if pancakes are not part of the deal? Bink wonders what it would be like to be as tall as her friend, but how far will she stretch her luck to find out?

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