Kids Books Genre: Series

April 2018

Bat and the Waiting Game By Elana K. Arnold

Summary:
Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat) is the caretaker of the best baby skunk in the world. When sister Janie can't watch Bat after school, it means someone else has to take care of the skunk, but Bat just wants everything to go back to normal.

Genre: Fiction, Series
December 2016

Charlie Bumpers vs. The Puny Pirates By Bill Harley

Summary:
Charlie, Tommy, and Hector have high hopes for their soccer team this season until they find out that their new coach isn't all that interested in the fantabulous plays the three friends have worked out together.

Genre: Fiction, Series
November 2019

Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown By Jeff Kinney

Summary:
When snow shuts down his middle school and transforms the neighborhood into a wintry battlefield, Greg and his best friend, Rowley, navigate alliances, betrayals and warring gangs that culminate in a fateful, if tongue-in-cheek, meltdown match.

Genre: Fiction, Series
December 2018

Dog Diaries By James Patterson

Summary:
When the evil Mrs. Stricker threatens to send Junior, Rafe Khatchadorian's dog, back to the pound, Junior and Rafe go to obedience school to learn how to follow the rules.

Genre: Fiction, Series
December 2016

Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy By Rachel Renee Russell

Summary:
Nikki Maxwell has the worst luck. Of all the schools she could have been assigned to for the student exchange week program, she’s stuck at North Hampton Hills, her arch nemesis MacKenzie Hollister’s new school. Even worse, there might just be someone at NHH who can out-MacKenzie MacKenzie!

Genre: Fiction, Series
December 2018

Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday By Rachel Rennee Russell

Summary:
Nikki and her BFF's Chloe and Zoey have been planning a birthday party of epic proportions! There's just one problem-Nikki's mom says no way to the budget they need to make it happen. Nikki's ready to call the whole thing off, but some surprising twists might take that decision out of her hands, and help comes from the person Nikki would least expect. One way or another, this will be a birthday that Nikki will never forget!

Genre: Fiction, Series
November 2016

Double Down By Jeff Kinney

Summary:
Greg's mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.” When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie... and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles?

Genre: Fiction, Series

Summary:
In the sixth and final book of the popular Frank Einstein series, Frank Einstein and his best friend, Watson, along with robots Klink and Klank, once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival.

Genre: Fiction, Series
September 2018

Hamster Princess: Giant Trouble By Ursula Vernon

Summary:
Climbing to the top of a towering beanstalk that has grown from a magic bean, Harriet Hamsterbone finds a castle inhabited by a giant who is holding two unusual prisoners.

Genre: Fiction, Series
August 2018

How to Dork Your Diaries By Rachel Rennee Russell

Summary:
When Nikki Maxwell loses the diary at school that records her sometimes embarrassing experiences and candid opinions, she records her reactions and attempts to recover it in a notebook, in a story that is also a guide to writing a diary.

Genre: Fiction, Series
May 2017

Jingle By Gordon Korman

Summary:
Santa's Workshop Holiday Spectacular at the Colchester mansion is a long standing tradition in Cedarville, however Griffin, Ben, and Antonia are not happy to find that they have been volunteered as elves by their friend Logan and can not get out of it--but this year the pageant seem plagued by frequent electrical outages, and during one of them the valuable antique known as the Star of Prague disappears from the giant Christmas tree, and as they are the chief suspects, the friends set out to find who took it.

Genre: Fiction, Series
October 2016

Ratpunzel By Ursula Vernon

Summary:
It is Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to the rescue when Heady the hydra's egg is stolen, but her search leads her to a castle accessible only by a rat with a very long tail.

Genre: Fiction, Series
November 2017

Survivor Diaries : Overboard! By Terry Lynn Johnson

Summary:
Perfect for fans of the I Survived series and Hatchet. Eleven-year-old Travis and his family are on a whale watch off the coast of Washington when disaster strikes. As the boat capsizes, Travis and twelve-year-old Marina must use all of their grit and knowledge to survive.

Genre: Series
July 2018

Survivor Diaries: Lost! By Terry Lynn Johson

Summary:
Exploring the Costa Rican jungle to search for a mythical statue, Carter and Anna are chased off the path by howler monkeys and must figure out how to survive and reach safety when they realize they have become lost.

Genre: Fiction, Series
August 2018

The Griffin's Feather By Cornelia Funke

Summary:
Ben and his adopted parents are devoting their lives to protecting rare and fabulous creatures (like dragons) and at the moment they are trying to save the last of the winged horses, Pegasus unicus; there are three eggs, but without their mother they will not survive and the only hope is to obtain a Griffin feather.... The exciting sequel to the New York Time's bestseller, Dragon Rider.

Genre: Fiction, Series
November 2018

The Secret of the Crystal Fairies By Thea Stilton

Summary:
Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on an adventure packed with fantasy and friendship! When a crack is discovered in one of the maps in the Hall of Roses, the Thea sisters race to Crystal Kingdom, where they discover that an enchanted dragon has been wreaking havoc wherever he goes.

Genre: Fiction, Series
December 2016

Trouble Next Door By Karen English

Summary:
Third grader Calvin is dealing with his next door neighbors moving away--and the school bully moving in. Meanwhile, competition at the school science fair is heating up, and Calvin must decide what to do when his data doesn't prove his theory.

Genre: Fiction, Series
November 2018

Wedgie & Gizmo vs. The Great Outdoors By Suzanne Selfors

Summary:
Accompanying their blended family on a first vacation to a lakeside campground, a super-excited Wedgie the corgi looks forward to chasing squirrels and marking new territory, while evil-genius guinea pig Gizmo invites the forest critters to become his minions in a plot to take over the world.

Genre: Fiction, Series