When Gideon Oliver, anthropology professor, travels anywhere, someone is bound to stumble across a skeleton – or two. Germany is no exception. Luckily his forensic skills are more than up to the test of deciphering the clues offered up by the bones. This is the first installment in the gripping mystery series.
When Stephanie Edgley inherits her uncle's estate, she doesn't expect to be pulled into a world of sorcerers and magic, or that she will be teaming up with a walking, talking, fireball-throwing skeleton detective to save the world.
The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows these characters from the height of youth through middle age, as their talents, fortunes, and degrees of satisfaction diverge.
Mr. Magee and his little dog, Dee, head off on a camping trip. Everything is perfect - the views, the fresh air, the hot dogs and roasted marshmallows. But as they are falling asleep, a bear with poor eyesight and a sharp nose shows up, following the wonderful. sweet scent of marshmallows. This silly, rhyming book is sure to tickle your funny bone.
In the future, people have evacuated the severely damaged Earth in order to preserve it and now live on an orbiting space station, where the wealthy live on the highest, brightest levels. Mitsu has recently graduated from junior high and has just become a window washer, a dangerous job that allows him, from his precarious vantage point outside the space station, to glimpse the stories of other people's lives.
Binky is a space cat – an intrepid adventurer. He works tirelessly to protect his family and home from alien invasion. This graphic novel will make readers laugh out loud as they discover the truth behind brave Binky's adventures.
Orphan Mary Quinn is about to be hanged for theft when she is whisked away to The Scrimshaw Academy for Girls. The Academy turns out to be training for The Agency, an all female investigative group. Can Mary infiltrate a wealthy home to uncover fraud? Nothing is as it seems, but, it turns out, neither is Mary...
Kayla's dog King helps her to solve mysteries in this series for beginning readers. In this first book in the series, Kayla has baked treats for her friend's new puppy, but some of them mysteriously vanish. Also available as an ebook through OverDrive.
Pip can talk to magical creatures, but sometimes it's more trouble than it's worth. But then the fuzzles start spontaneously combusting around town and setting fire to things, and Pip might be the only one who can figure out why.
Classic fairy tales are narrated in both English and American Sign Language. The collection includes The Frog Prince, Aladdin, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Little Mermaid and More. Available in streaming video from OverDrive.
Ryoma Echezen is a tennis prodigy who's just won four consecutive U.S. Junior tournaments. Now he's determined to make a name for himself in Japan. Does he have what it takes to retain the title "Prince of Tennis"?
When Candice moves to Lambert, South Carolina for the summer, she discovers a mysterious letter. Using clues from the letter, Candice and her friend Brandon try to find a forty-million-dollar fortune. Along the way, they learn about racial injustice in the town's past, and why a long-ago tennis game might hold the key to the treasure.
Althea is nothing but trouble! Everyone thinks so, her parents, her neighbors - even her teacher. But once she gets a tennis racquet in her hands, everything begins to change. This is a true story about a girl from Harlem who became a world-class tennis champion.
John Elder Robison recalls the joys and challenges he faced as a dad with Asperger's raising a son with the same diagnosis. From marking his infant son Cubby with Sharpie to avoid a hospital mix-up to dealing with the ATF raiding Cubby's chemistry lab at 16, Robison shows us his world and all the neurodiverse people in it from a unique perspective.
Sal used to think he had everything in check: his relationship with his adoptive father, his friends, and even his school life. Suddenly things are changing, and maybe Sal does not have a firm understanding of who he is after all.
Meg's father is a scientist who does secret work for the government. When he disappears, Meg, her friend Calvin and her little brother embark on a perilous journey across space and time in order to find him.
Sunny, an American, experiences culture clash when she and her Nigerian-born parents move back to Nigeria. There, she discovers she has latent magical abilities. With a murderer on the loose, she will have to learn to use those abilities fast if she's going to save herself and her new friends.
"With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," This fast and furious free-verse novel features twin basketball stars who experience serious challenges on and off the court.
Julian wants to dress as beautifully as the ladies he sees on the subway. He makes a costume from items in Abuela's house. But what will she think of the accidental mess he makes? And more importantly, of how he sees himself?
When Charlotte Holmes finds herself homeless on the streets of London, and her sister and father framed for murder, she will have to use every one of her wits to find a way to survive and clear their names. First in a series.
Kids fighting for freedom during the Civil War, talking to dinosaurs telepathically, and Channie Waites narrating the nonstop action with awesome dino sounds - what are you waiting for? First in a series
Forget everything you know about about the Tudors as you join sixteen year old Lady Jane Grey and a colorful cast of characters in her attempt to rob King Edward of his throne. Sometimes history gets it all wrong.