Humanity's Best Friend: Books for Animal Lovers
Cats, dogs, horses and elephants--these stories feature great animal characters as well as human.
By Hunter, Erin
2010-03 - HarperCollins
0061555126 Check Our Catalog
The series that has sold over six million copies continues with the second book in the Omen of the Stars story arc. "Fading Echoes" also includes the second adventure in the Warriors Adventure Game. …More
|A Million Shades of Gray
By Kadohata, Cynthia
2010-01 - Atheneum Books
1416918833 Check Our Catalog
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A boy and his elephant escape into the jungle when the Viet Cong attack his village immediately after the Vietnam war, in this new novel by the Newbery Medal-winning author of "Kira-Kira, Cracker!" Includes a special note from the author. …More
|The Georges and the Jewels
By Smiley, Jane
2009-09 - Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
0375962271 Check Our Catalog
"A Pulitzer Prize winner makes her debut for young readers.
"From the Hardcover edition." …More
By Bow, Erin
2010-09 - Arthur A. Levine Books
9780545166645 Check Our Catalog
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Plain Kate lives in a world of magic and curses. As the woodcarver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms seem to reveal hidden truths about their owners. But when the village falls on hard times, Kate is accused of witchcraft. …More
|Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots
By McDonald, Abby
2010-04 - Candlewick Press (MA)
0763643823 Check Our Catalog
Can a boy-hungry Jersey girl survive the wilds of Canada with her eco-identity intact? The author of "Sophomore Switch" is back with a witty new novel. …More
|The Dust of 100 Dogs
By King, A. S.
2009-02 - Flux
9780738714264 Check Our Catalog
In the late 17th century, famed teenage pirate Emer Morrisey was slain and cursed with the dust of 100 dogs, dooming her to live 100 lives as a dog before returning to a human body--with her memories intact. …More
|The Splendor Falls
By Clement-Moore, Rosemary
2009-09 - Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
0385906358 Check Our Catalog
A broken leg has ended Sylvie Davis' career as a ballerina, but her pain runs deeper. Her father's cousin is restoring a family home in a town rich with her family's history. And that's where things start to get shady. …More
By Weston, Robert Paul
2010-09 - Razorbill
9781595142962 Check Our Catalog
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?
His son, that's who.
Ever since his father's arrest for the murder of Little Red Riding Hood, teen wolf Henry Whelp has kept a low profile in a Home for Wayward Wolves . . . until a murder at the Home leads Henry to believe his father may have been framed.
Now, with the help of his kleptomaniac roommate, Jack, and a daring she-wolf named Fiona, Henry will have to venture deep into the heart of Dust City: a rundown, gritty metropolis where fairydust is craved by everyone and controlled by a dangerous mob of Water Nixies and their crime boss leader, Skinner.
Can Henry solve the mystery of his family's sinister past? Or, like his father before him, is he destined for life as a big bad wolf? …More
By Stiefvater, Maggie
2010-07 - Scholastic Press
9780545123280 Check Our Catalog
In Stiefvater's "Shiver," Grace and Sam find each other. Now, in "Linger," they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. …More
|Sorta Like a Rock Star
By Quick, Matthew
2010-05 - Little Brown and Company
9780316043526 Check Our Catalog
With a unique and irresistible voice, debut YA author Quick creates a beautifully beaten-up world of love, friendship, and hard-earned hope, in which a young girl focuses on bettering the lives of her oddball circle of friends. …More