Aug 31, 2015
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Nickerbacher
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Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon

By Terry John Barto

Rating:  star star star star star 

A heartfelt dragon goes against social conventions to pursue his dream of being a professional comic.

Abracadabra
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Abracadabra Tut

By Page McBrier

Rating:  star star star star star 

Fletcher Perry, a somewhat nerdy middle school student and amateur magician is the unexpected recipient of an Egyptian coffin that was sold at an auction.

Pierats
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The Island of Destiny (Pie Rats Book 3)

By Cameron Stelzer

Rating:  star star star star star 

Whisker and the Pie Rat crew are back in the third installment of this delightful middle grade series, Pie Rats. Whisker’s family is still missing, and he finds himself taking on twin quests.

Muses
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The Muses: Escaping Montague Manor

By N.L. McEvoy

Rating:  star star star star star 

Ten-year-old Sarah and her twelve-year-old brother Nickolas leave their happy home in Silver Springs, Colorado to live with their mysterious Great Aunt Vivian in an enchanted mansion in Sydney, Australia.

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Hey, Baby Look

By Kate Shannon

Rating:  star star star star star 

Sparking chatter and vocabulary, HEY, BABY, LOOK is a beautifully designed board book that offers a simple, thoughtful narrative to provide visual stimulation and talking points for babies and toddlers.

Wildride
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A Wild Ride: The Adventures of Misty & Moxie Wyoming

By Niki Danforth

Rating:  star star star star star 

Ten-year-old Moxie Wyoming has high hopes for the tenth birthday. But instead of receiving a horse that she can ride at the barrel races or the rodeo, Moxie receives an old horse that has been retired.

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The Lost Castle Treasure

By Don. M. Winn

Rating:  star star star star star 

Between the stone walls of Knox Castle lies many secrets—some even deadly. For Kaye, the boy knight, and his young friends, Reggie and Beau, the castle, along with the young Queen Vianne provides a new home and a promising future.

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Yummy Stories

By Lil L. Alexander

Rating:  star star star star star 

YUMMY STORIES transports children to a magical land where animals and people thrive on healthy fruits, vegetables and social mores.

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Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball

By Kevin Christofora

Rating:  star star star star star 

Nick is signed up for baseball and ready for his first day of baseball practice.

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Riding The Cursed Shoots

By Wendy D. Walter

Rating:  star star star star star 

Being a tween girl is confusing enough without being saddled with an ancient Ashera and medallion, the Ledrith Glain, that attract demons and practitioners of magic.

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Molly And Babou

By James Mahoney and Marie-Paule Mahoney

Rating:  star star star star star 

A runt puppy with disabilities and a black bear losing his forest home develop a long-lasting friendship.

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The Adventures of Horace, George and Ingle

By H.W. Cumming

Rating:  star star star star star 

Horace, George and Ingle are three brothers poised on the edge of adulthood. They are also princes. When a storm causes some unusual damage, the brothers – along with another young prince named Roland – must investigate this potential threat to the kingdom.

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The North Pole Challenge

By Kevin George

Rating:  star star star star star 

An awkward young man soon discovers he has the carpentry skills of an elf and starts work at the North Pole, where he encounters chilly office politics and many humorous adventures.

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Princess Lizzie and the Time Travelling Magic Cloak

By Dr. Van

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young girl must travel through time in order to help her friend and by doing so encounters a world very different from her sheltered existence.

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Every Walrus Can Fly

By Brian Phillips

Rating:  star star star star star 

“Would you believe me if I said every walrus can fly” begins this imaginative story of three-year-old Royce, a walrus with aspirations to fly.

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The Merrykin Runaways

By Oral Husemoen McDanel

Rating:  star star star star star 

Deep in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest live the Kin, elflike people who keep themselves hidden from the rest of us.

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The Princess Fables

By Marc Clark

Rating:  star star star star star 

Eleven enticing stories about Princesses offer entertainment as well as lessons in good behavior and values.

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The Shifter’s Trail

By Adam Alexander

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE SHIFTER’S TRAIL is the richly imaginative chronicle of the unusually difficult travails of Andromeda and her two closest friends.

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Orion Poe and the Lost Explorer

By Will Summerhouse

Rating:  star star star star star 

Orion Poe is an inquisitive young boy of eleven living on the coast of Maine with his crotchety but loving grandfather who keeps the lighthouse. The night of a hurricane-type storm, Orion notices a ship being swept toward the rocks by monstrous waves,. He finds a ship called Lady Jane and a man with a purple nose.

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To Keep My Body Safe, I Have A Plan

By Katherine Eskovitz

Rating:  star star star star star 

TO KEEP MY BODY SAFE, I HAVE A PLAN equips children with tools for thinking through a dangerous environment, with logical steps for personal safety. It lays the groundwork for a child’s healthy self-esteem by helping the child to know that his or her feelings are valid.

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Pie Rats: The Forgotten Map

By Cameron Stelzer

Rating:  star star star star star 

PIE RATS: THE FORGOTTEN MAP, by Cameron Stelzer, is a delight from start to finish. A children’s book with an artist’s touch; it is a treasure worth seeking.

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The Christmas Tree Elf

By Valentine D’Arcy Sheldon

Rating:  star star star star star 

When Mr. and Mrs. Claus stroll through the Christmas tree forest with their dog Blazer, they are awestruck by its magnificence. When Santa explains that legend has it that the forest owes its beauty to the Magical Christmas Tree Elves, Mrs. Claus scoffs. Still, she can’t help but want a tree of her own.

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Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu

By Ylleya Fields

Rating:  star star star star star 

The whimsical nature of Princess Cupcake is a realistic picture of children at preschool age; all things are enticing, and everything is of interest.

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Quincy and Buck

By Camille Matthews

Rating:  star star star star star 

When Quincy is finally taken on a trail ride, he overcomes his fear of the desert but also proves to be good role model for the bully, Buck.