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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Rachel Renee Russell
Publisher: Aladdin (2013, Jun 4th).
Love—and crushes—are in the air for Nikki Maxwell in this sixth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.It’s the biggest dance of the year and Nikki Maxwell is hoping her crush, Brandon, wants to be her date. But time is running out. What if he doesn’t want to go with her? Or worse—what if he ends up going with Mackenzie?!! In the sixth book in the blockbuster Dork Diaries series—now with more than 8 million copies in print—join Nikki, Chloe and Zoey as they tackle the topic of love, Dork Diaries style! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH (2013, May 21st).
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.Gerald and Piggie are best friends.In A Big Guy Took My Ball! Piggie is devastated when a big guy takes her ball! Gerald is big, too...but is he big enough to help his best friend? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Tui T. Sutherland
Publisher: Scholastic Press (2013, Jun 1st).
The WINGS OF FIRE saga continues!Deep in the rainforest, danger awaits . . .The dragonets of destiny aren't sure what to expect in the RainWing kingdom - Glory hopes to learn more about her family, and since the RainWings aren't fighting in the war, all five dragonets think they might be able to hide safely for a while.But something deadly is stalking the peaceful kingdom, and the dragonets soon discover that RainWings have been mysteriously disappearing from the forest. When the RainWing queen won't do anything to find her missing tribe members, Glory and her friends set off on their own rescue mission - which leads them right back into enemy territory. . . . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Mark Goldblatt
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (2013, May 28th).
"A vivid, absorbing story about one boy’s misadventure, heartache, and hope for himself." --Rebecca Stead, Newbery Award-winning author of When You Reach MeIt's not like I meant for Danley to get hurt. . . .Julian Twerski isn't a bully. He's just made a big mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible incident that got him and his friends suspended, he can get out of writing a report on Shakespeare. Julian jumps at the chance. And so begins his account of life in sixth grade--blowing up homemade fireworks, writing a love letter for his best friend (with disastrous results), and worrying whether he's still the fastest kid in school. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Erin Stead
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press (2013, May 7th).
If you want to see a whale, you will need to know what not to look at. Pink roses, pelicans, possible pirates . . . If you want to see a whale, you have to keep your eyes on the sea, and wait . . . and wait . . . and wait . . . In this quiet and beautiful picture book by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead, the team that created the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor book And Then It's Spring, a boy learns exactly what it takes to catch a glimpse of an elusive whale. A Neal Porter Book moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Madeleine L'Engle
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2000, Jan 1st).
The world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O'Keefe, and the three Mrs--Who, Whatsit, and Which--the memorable and wonderful characters who fight off a dark force and save our universe in the Newbery award-winning classic A Wrinkle in Time. But in 50 years of publication, the book has never been illustrated. Now, Hope Larson takes the classic story to a new level with her vividly imagined interpretations of tessering and favorite characters like the Happy Medium and Aunt Beast. Perfect for old fans and winning over new ones, this graphic novel adaptation is a must-read. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Divya Srinivasan
Publisher: Viking Juvenile (2013, May 16th).
From the author of Little Owl's Night comes a new book about shy Octopus who lives on a lively reef, and what happens when she finds herself in a new place far from home, wonderfully, peacefully alone. As she did in Little Owl's Night, Divya Srinivasan shows children a wonderful part of the natural world in a very warm-hearted way. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Ripley's Entertainment Inc.
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. (2012, Sep 1st).
Another year's worth of wild and wacky information from Ripley's Believe It or Not!144 pages of awesomely weird information such as rainbow clouds in the Himalayas, a Chinese building in shape of teapot, a woman who's worn and lived in pink clothes for 25 years, a kidney stone the size of a coconut, bed sheets that cost $150,000, running a marathon underwater, and MORE! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sheila Sweeny Higginson
Publisher: Disney Press (2013, Jan 8th).
Doc loves popping bubbles with her friends Emmie and Alma, but when their toy Bubble Monkey runs out of bubble soap, there are no bubbles to pop. Alma fills her up again, but something's terribly wrong. Bubble Monkey still can't blow bubbles. It's time for Bubble Monkey's check up! This story comes with stickers for even more bubble blowing fun! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Brandon T. Snider
Publisher: DK CHILDREN (2011, Jun 20th).
From AQUAMAN to ZATANNA, DC Comics: The Ultimate Character Guide is you're A-Z guide to your favorite DC heroes and villains! This compact, informative guide takes you alphabetically through the heroic and villainous characters that make up the DC Universe, shedding new light on your favorite heroes such as SUPERMAN and WONDER WOMAN, but also covering lesser-known characters, including CAPTAIN BOOMERANG and THE QUESTION. Learn more fascinating details about their powers, weaknesses, enemies, and more! All characters, their distinctive likenesses, and related elements are trademarks of DC Comics © 2012. All Rights Reserved. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability