New Chapter Books

July 2014

Sunny Sweet Is So NOT Sorry by Jennifer MannSunny Sweet Is So NOT Sorry
Mann, Jennifer
Call Number: J MANN
2013
Follows eleven-year-old Masha and her "evil genius" little sister, Sunny, through one very adventurous day, as Masha faces scary situations, meets new people, and gains new insight into life with her hardworking, single mother.  
Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild! by Herman ParishAmelia Bedelia Goes Wild!
Parish, Herman
Call Number: J PARI
2014
Amelia Bedelia is sick the day her class goes to visit the zoo. She doesn't want to be left out, so she comes up with a brilliant idea--she'll create a zoo in her backyard, using all her classmates' pets. But she doesn't know exactly how to tell her parents about her great plan.
Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood by Varsha BajajAbby Spencer Goes to Bollywood
Bajaj, Varsha
Call Number: J BAJA
2014
What thirteen year old Abby wants most is to meet her father. She just never imagined he would be a huge film star, in Bollywood! Now she's traveling to Mumbai to get to know her famous father. Abby is overwhelmed by the culture clash, the pressures of being the daughter of India's most famous celebrity, and the burden of keeping her identity a secret. But as she learns to navigate her new surroundings, she just might discover where she really belongs.
Extra Innings by Tiki BarberExtra Innings
Barber, Tiki
Call Number: J BARB
2014
Tiki and Ronde have their sights set on a big diamond--a baseball diamond! Sure, they're experienced athletes, but they've never played baseball before. Do they have what it takes to make the team?"
The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw by Christopher HealyThe Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw
Healy, Christopher
Call Number: J HEAL
2014
Posters plastered across the thirteen kingdoms are saying that Briar Rose has been murdered-- and the four Princes Charming (Prince Liam, Prince Frederic, Prince Duncan, and Prince Gustav) are the prime suspects. In a desperate attempt to clear their names, they discover that Briar's murder is just one part of a nefarious plot to take control of all thirteen kingdoms-- a plot that will lead to the doorstep of an eerily familiar fortress for a final showdown with an eerily familiar enemy.
 Boris On The Move by Andrew Joyner Boris On The Move
Joyner, Andrew
Call Number: J JOYN
2013
Boris lives in Hogg Bay, in an old bus that used to travel all over the world, but now just sits there--until one day when his parents take him on an adventure.

March 2013

Destiny Rewritten by Kathyrn FitzmauriceDestiny Rewritten
Fitzmaurice, Kathyrn
Call Number: J FITZ
2013
Eleven-year-old Emily Elizabeth Davis has been told for her entire life that her destiny is to become a poet, just like her famous namesake, Emily Dickinson. But Emily doesn't even really like poetry, and she has a secret career ambition that she suspects her English-professor mother will frown on. Then, just after discovering that it contains an important family secret, she loses the special volume of Emily Dickinson's poetry that was given to her at birth. As Emily and her friends search for the lost book in used bookstores and thrift shops all across town, Emily's understanding of destiny begins to unravel and then rewrite itself in a marvelous new way.
The Peculiar by Stefan BachmannThe Peculiar
Bachmann, Stefan
Call Number: J BACH
2012
After humans win the faery wars in England, a half-human, half-faery child, scorned by both races, finds himself at the center of a web of intrigue and danger when he is stalked by a sinister faery
The Fourth Stall Part III by Chris RylanderThe Fourth Stall Part III
Rylander, Chris
Call Number: J RYLA
2013
 Mac and Vince have gotten out of their middle school underworld crime business, but an upstart rival business and a run-in with an old nemesis pull them back in.
Jacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp by Nathan BransfordJacob Wonderbar and the Interstellar Time Warp
Bransford, Nathan
Call Number: J BRAN
2013
In the two weeks twelve-year-old Jacob Wonderbar was away, fifty years have passed on Earth and now he, Sarah Daisy, and Dexter, with help from Mick Cracken, try to set things right by seeking Jacob's father, who is lost in time.

February 2013

The one and only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateThe one and only Ivan
Applegate, Katherine
Call Number: J APPL
2012
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
Wonder by R. PalacioWonder
Palacio, R.
Call Number: J PALA
2012
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.
Who could that be at this hour? All the wrong questions by Lemony SnicketWho could that be at this hour? All the wrong questions
Snicket, Lemony
Call Number: J SNIC
2012
Thirteen-year-old Lemony Snicket begins his apprenticeship with S. Theodora Markson of the secretive V.F.D. in the tiny dot of a town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a statue.
I Funny  by James PattersonI Funny
Patterson, James
Call Number: J PATT
2012
Resolving to become the world's greatest stand-up comedian despite less-than-funny challenges in his life, wheelchair-bound middle school student Jamie Grimm endures bullying from his mean-spirited cousin and hopes he will be fairly judged when he enters a local comedy contest.
Nancy Clancy, secret admirer by Jane O'ConnorNancy Clancy, secret admirer
O'Connor, Jane
Call Number: J OCON
2012
When Nancy Clancy finds out that both her guitar teacher, Andy, and her favorite babysitter, Annie, have broken up with the people they were dating, she decides to make them fall in love on Valentine's Day.
Diary of a wimpy kid. The third wheel  by Jeff KinneyDiary of a wimpy kid. The third wheel
Kinney, Jeff
Call Number: J KINN
2012
A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out.