Fiction

  • Author:
    Korman, Gordon
    Summary:

    After a class trip to a floating zoo where animals are mistreated and Savannah's missing pet monkey is found in a cage, Long Island sixth-grader Griffin Bing and his band of misfits plan a rescue.

  • Author:
    Jacobson, Howard
    Summary:

    When novelist Guy Ableman marries the alluring Vanessa, her equally alluring mother Poppy comes with the package. In a veritable tizzy, Guy considers a bold path--one that might just spark his greatest novel yet.

  • Author:
    Jones, Stephen Graham
    Summary:

    It's time for the annual Recipe Days bake-off in Lubbock, Texas. Soccer moms and grandmothers gather to show off their family recipes, learn new secrets for the perfect shortcake, and perhaps earn a chance to be on the famous...

  • Author:
    Murguia, Bethanie Deeney
    Summary:

    As their mother counts down the time, Zoe and her sister Addie hurry to complete their game of chase in an imaginary jungle.

  • Author:
    Lee, Fonda
    Summary:

    A rising star in the weightless combat sport of zeroboxing, Carr “the Raptor” Luka dreams of winning the championship title. But when he discovers a far-reaching criminal scheme, he becomes the keeper of a devastating secret.

  • Author:
    Holub, Joan
    Summary:

    Zero believes that he is a hero, but the counting numbers think he is worthless until they get into trouble with some Roman numerals, and only Zero can help.

  • Author:
    Baldacci, David
    Summary:

    Combat veteran John Puller, now working as an investigator for the Army's Criminal Investigative Division, tries to solve the murder of an Army man and his Pentagon contractor wife in their isolated rural home.

  • Author:
    MacAlister, Katie
    Summary:

    While on a singles tour of Europe, Seattle's own Pia Thomason is looking for a man and trying not to think about her 40th birthday. Too bad her choice of suitors is less than appealing. But when she meets two mysterious strangers...

  • Author:
    Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
    Summary:

    In three short stories, two fox sisters run away from home, bury a time capsule, and take advantage of some creative juice.

  • Author:
    Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
    Summary:

    In three brief stories, two fox sisters meet the boy next door, play pirates, and camp out in the yard in sleeping bags.

  • Author:
    Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
    Summary:

    In three brief stories, Ivy, the younger of two fox sisters, goes along with her older sister's schemes, even when they seem a bit daring.

  • Author:
    MacKenzie, Ross
    Summary:

    Eleven-year-old Zac follows his grandmother into the magical world of dreams called Nocturne, where Dream Pirates led by Shadow are spreading dark magic that creates nightmares, and it is up to Zac and new friends to foil the evil plan...

  • Author:
    Voigt, Cynthia
    Summary:

    Fredle, a young mouse cast out of his home, faces dangers and predators outside, makes some important discoveries and allies, and learns the meaning of freedom as he struggles to return home.

  • Author:
    Eggers, Dave
    Summary:

    After acquiring $32,000, Will and Hand, devastated over the death of their closest friend, travel around the world giving away the money.

  • Author:
    Flake, Sharon
    Summary:

    Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant--and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he's scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves...

  • Author:
    Fitzpatrick, Jamie
    Summary:

    Derek is forty-one years old. His girlfriend has just left him, his father, a local DJ, is about to go to court, and his rec hockey team is up in arms about a TV reporter's attempts to glorify their weekly games. When Derek's half-...

  • Author:
    Bradley, Jane
    Summary:

    A young woman goes missing, and her mother uproots her life to find her daughter. But it is not just the heartbreak or the deep mystery of the hunt for lost loved ones. Rather, with the help of an amazingly dedicated searcher, family...

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    Author:
    Briscoe, Joanna
    Summary:

    Cecilia is obsessively in love with her teacher, Mr. Dahl. Yet she never guesses that what she dreams of could actually happen. Cecelia's mother Dora wants the good life. She and her husband moved to Dartmoor so their children...

  • Author:
    Barwin, Gary
    Summary:

    Set in the years around 1492, Yiddish for Pirates recounts the compelling story of Moishe, a Bar Mitzvah boy who leaves home to join a ship's crew, where he meets Aaron, the polyglot parrot who becomes his near-constant companion...

  • Author:
    Flowers, Catherine
    Summary:

    When her daughter is convicted of negligent homicide and goes to prison, Mavis is forced to raise her granddaughter, who is the result of her husband's betrayal.

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