When Gertie Reece Foy learns of her mother’s plan to move away from their small Alabama town, Gertie hatches a super awesome plan: become the greatest fifth grader in the universe! Once that is done, all she has to do is convince her mother to stay. Of course, it’s not all that easy, but Gertie never gives up. She is ready to become the smartest in her class. However, the new girl, Mary Sue, messes things up. Then it becomes an intense competition between Gertie and Mary Sue to see who will end up on top.
Flamecaster is a book following Ash and his amazing adventure through the Seven Realms. Ash is a young princeling in the queendom of the Fells (Fellsmarch) with an extraordinary talent for magical healing. When his talented, beautiful sister gets slain in a skirmish along the border with Tamron, Ash and his family are heartbroken. The heir to the throne is dead and now there is a threat looming from the kingdom of Arden. Then suddenly, there is another terrible tragedy.
She only wanted to play a small prank. She never imagined what the consequences of her actions would be. Sunel is an average teenager that desperately seeks the attention of others. When a seemingly harmless prank goes awry, a school bus driving Sunel and her classmates dives off a cliff. Sunel wakes to a confusing afterlife where she and her classmates must learn not only to forgive each other, but to forgive themselves.
Going, Going, Gone by Nicholas O. Time is about a group of middle school friends named Matt, Luis, and Grace who have a very mysterious library teacher named Valerie Tremt. She gives them a book called The Book Of Mysteries, which seems like a normal book, but it's just blank pages. The kids figure out that it is a time traveling book. Put in the time and place and...you're there. They all go back to 1951 to help Matt's grandpa become a major league player, but they only have 3 hours to do it.
Fairalon is a delightful fantasy novel that will most likely appeal to preteen girls. The main character, Iris, is unhappy after losing both her mother and grandmother within a two year period. She has been having very strange things happen to her. When she shares these visions with her father, he thinks she is crazy and takes her to see a doctor. Iris ends up finding out that she is very special (not crazy) and her grandmother knew it all along! When her grandmother died, she left all of her possessions to Iris on the condition that Iris moves into her home.
This is the 2nd book in the Harriet Hamster series. Harriet is no longer invincible, but she is as brave and strong as ever!
This book takes Harriet on an adventure to save the Twelve Dancing Princesses. They have been cursed and are unable to stop dancing! Harriet knows she has the experience to save them, and she doesn't hesitate!
The story tells the amusing and exciting tale of her adventure. She meets many interesting characters on her journey. The reader will stay involved in the story from beginning to end!
In The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, Tom has three hobbies- annoying his sister Delia, being in a band (the Dog Zombies), and eating caramel wafers. Tom also has a lot of things in his life that bug him. He gets stuck sitting between the annoying Marcus Meldrew and way too close to his teacher Mr. Fullerman. His sister drives him crazy and his Dad dresses like a homeless man when he picks him up from the bus stop. Tom's teachers give him too much homework, but he always finds a creative way to get out of doing it.
College freshman Amanda Greene parties the night away and wakes to find that something isn’t quite right. She’s registered to take a history class that she knows she didn’t sign up for. A shadowlike figure is constantly following her. Memories from her past start surfacing – memories she doesn’t want to remember. Will Amanda ever figure out what is happening?
Dolls of Hope is a compelling novel that mixes history with fictional characters. Chiyo Tamura is sent to a school in Tsushira, Japan, when she is thought of as not cultured enough. As soon as she arrives, she makes many friends, but also an enemy. Soon the word arrives that six girls are going to be sent to Tokyo to welcome the Friendship Dolls coming from America. Chiyo is one of them.