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November 2018

The Dollar Kids By Jennifer Richard Jacobson

Summary:
When a family buys a house in a struggling town for just one dollar, they are hoping to start over, but they may have traded one set of problems for another.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
July 2018

The Doughnut Fix By Jessie Janowitz

Summary:
When his family moves to tiny Petersville, eleven-year-old Tris stops focusing on his perfect sister, Jeanine, by using his cooking expertise to revive a town tradition of chocolate cream doughnuts.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
November 2016

The Emerald Tablet By Dan Jolley

Summary:
Finding an old map, Gabe and his friends follow clues to a secret chamber beneath San Francisco, where they perform what they think is a friendship ritual before strange events reveal a sinister cult from a parallel realm.

Genre: 5/6
May 2017

The End Of The Wild By Nicole Helget

Summary:
"Eleven-year-old Fern helps to take care of her impoverished family by foraging for food in the forest, but when a fracking company rolls into town, she realizes that her peaceful woods and her family's livelihood could be threatened"-- Provided by publisher.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
June 2017

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora By Pablo Cartaya

Summary:
Save the restaurant. Save the town. Get the girl. Make Abuela proud. Can thirteen-year-old Arturo Zamora do it all or is he in for a BIG, EPIC FAIL?

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
September 2017

The Exact Location of Home By Kate Messner

Summary:
Believing his long-absent father is missing and leaving clues behind through geocaching, Zig, thirteen, relies on his love of electronics, a garage sale GPS unit, and his best friend, Gianna, to search for answers

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2017

The Explorers: The Door In The Alley By Adrienne Kress

Summary:
A shy boy's life is sent spiraling into adventure after a fateful day when he discovers a pig in a small hat and returns it to its home at the mysterious Explorers Club.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2016

The Forgetting Machine By Pete Hautman

Summary:
Ginger Crump solves the mystery of why people in her town are forgetting things they should definitely know.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2017

The Forgetting Spell By Lauren Myracle

Summary:
With her wishing day approaching, Darya wants to forget the tradition exists, but when painful memories resurface, she realizes the decision of what to wish for, or what not to wish for, is one of the most important choices of her life.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
December 2016

The Friendship Experiment By Erin Teagan

Summary:
When scientist-in-the-making Madeline Little starts sixth grade, she soon learns that middle school is nothing like a perfect lab experiment--and that she now has to find the cure for her newly messed-up life.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
December 2016

The Gauntlet By Eoin Colfer

Summary:
Preparing to introduce a new weaponry innovation during an international eco-summit, Tony Stark is challenged by an old enemy who assassinates the summit's ministers and deprives Stark of his Iron Man resources.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2018

The Ghost Road By Charis Cotter

Summary:
Ghosts, a family curse, buried secrets -- and two girls who have to figure it all out. A new book from an acclaimed author, for fans of Coraline, Doll Bones and The Night Gardener.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
June 2017

The Girl With The Ghost Machine By Lauren DeStefano

Summary:
Neglected by her father who spends all of his time building a ghost machine to bring her mother back from the dead, twelve-year-old Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the machine work, or destroy it forever.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
March 2017

The Goldfish Boy By Lisa Thompson

Summary:
Emotionally crippled by his obsessive-compulsive disorder, teenager Matthew Corbin rarely leaves his room on a cul-de-sac in London, and he passes the day observing and writing down his neighbors doings from his window--but when a toddler staying next door disappears Matt is the key to solving a mystery and possibly saving a child's life...if he can manage to expose himself, and his secret guilt to the outside world.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
June 2018

The Haunted Serpent By Dora M. Mitchell

Summary:
Spaulding Meriwether, the new resident weirdo, just wants to fit in. But after a revenant chases him through the woods, Spaulding suspects something strange is afoot. Then the chimneys of an abandoned factory start smoking-and his dead neighbor materializes, along with his missing pet boa. Of course, Spaulding just has to investigate-but he may be biting off more than he can chew . . . .

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
January 2017

The Homework Strike By Greg Pincus

Summary:
Now in seventh grade Gregory K. is frustrated by all the homework that leaves him no time for writing, which is what he loves to do--so he decides to go on a homework strike, and with his history teacher's encouragement he learns a valuable lesson in civics and standing up for what you believe in.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
June 2018

The Jigsaw Jungle By Kristen Levine

Summary:
Claudia Dalton, twelve, embarks on an unexpected treasure hunt that she hopes will bring her missing father home and heal whatever is wrong with her family. Told through notes, emails, audio and video transcripts, and more from Claudia's scrapbook.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
September 2018

The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond By Max Brallier

Summary:
Planning a monster Christmas celebration when the first post-Monster Apocalypse winter arrives, Jack and his friends discover that they are being targeted by a human villainess who has stolen Jack's prized monster-slaying tool. By the creator of the Galactic Hot Dogs series.

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
October 2018

The Law of Finders Keepers By Sheila Turnage

Summary:
A rumor that Blackbeard's buried treasure is somewhere near Tupelo Landing causes pirate fever to sweep through town just as clues about Mo's Upstream Mother surface and the Desperado Detectives--aka Mo LoBeau and her best friends Dale and Harm--take on the most important case of Mo's life

Genre: 5/6, Fiction
May 2018

The Length of a String By Elissa Brent Weissman

Summary:
Twelve-year-old Imani, the only black girl in Hebrew school, is preparing for her bat mitzvah and hoping to find her birth parents when she discovers the history of adoption in her own family through her great-grandma Anna's Holocaust-era diary

Genre: 5/6, Fiction