Some Trends in Books by yaohongm


									Some Trends in Books                                                                            2011

                                               WHACTE 2011
                                     IL=Interest Level, RL=Reading Level

       13 words                                           Across the universe
       By Snicket, Lemony Dewey: -E-                      By Revis, Beth Dewey: -Fic-
       A dog attempts to cheer up his friend, a           Amy, having been cryogenically frozen and
       despondent bird, in a tale that introduces a       placed onboard a spaceship which was
       series of words from "baby" to "haberdashery."     supposed to land on a distant planet three
       AR: 3.5 LG 0.5 141240EN                            hundred years in the future, is unplugged fifty
       ____#0017AF6 2010 IL:K-3 RL:2.8 $14.44             years too early and finds herself stuck inside
                                                          an enclosed world ruled by a tyrannical leader
                                                          and his rebellious teenage heir and confused
                                                          about who to trust and why someone is trying
                                                          to kill her.
                                                          AR: 4.9 UG 15.0 142333EN
                                                          ____#0319PH8 2011 IL:YA $15.29

       The adventures of Mark Twain                       The adventures of Sir Gawain the True
       By Burleigh, Robert Dewey: 818                     By Morris, Gerald, 1963- Dewey: -Fic-
       An illustrated biography of American author        Relates the adventures of Sir Gawain, the only
       Mark Twain, presented from the perspective of      undefeated knight in King Arthur's court, who
       the Twain's famous literary character              eventually learns the value of friendship,
       Huckleberry Finn.                                  courtliness, and courtesy after a challenge
       AR: 4.3 MG 0.5 143591EN Lexile: 750                from the Green Knight.
       ____#0143LD5 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.1 $15.29             AR: 5.0 MG 2.0 143319EN
                                                          ____#0324KL8 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $12.74

       America Is under Attack September 11,              Americapedia : taking the dumb out of
       2011 --the Day the Towers Fell (Actual             freedom
       Times)                                             By Anderson, Jodi Lynn Dewey: 320.6
       By Brown, Don Dewey: 974.7                         Blends humor and facts in a look at events in
       Provides a chronological account of September      America and the world, providing information
       11, 2001, and the terrorist attacks on the World   about the electoral system in the U.S., the
       Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in       world economy, the role of religion in conflict,
       Washington, D.C., and the hijacking of a plane     America's place in the world, and other topics,
       that crashed in Pennsylvania.                      and including advice on how to get involved.
       ____#0335WPX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $14.44             ____#0447TM6 2011 IL:YA $21.24

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       Americus                                            Anne Frank : the Anne Frank House
       By Reed, M.K Dewey: 741.5                           authorized graphic biography
       ____#0351BT5 2011 IL:YA $16.14                      By Jacobson, Sidney Dewey: 940.53
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be    Provides a graphic novel account of the life of
        available on August 30, 2011.                      Anne Frank, covering her family, the rise of
                                                           Nazism, her years in the Secret Annex, her
                                                           arrest, her deportation, her death, her father's
                                                           recovery of her diary, and other related topics.
                                                           AR: 5.3 MG 3.0 139476EN Lexile: 800
                                                           ____#39772L1 2010 IL:AD $25.50

       Anya's ghost                                        Art & Max
       By Brosgol, Vera Dewey: 741.5                       By Wiesner, David Dewey: -E-
       Anya, embarrassed by her family and lacking         Max wants to be an artist like Arthur, but his
       confidence in her body and her social skills,       first attempt at using a paintbrush sends the
       finally finds a friend after falling down a well,   two friends on a whirlwind trip through
       but quickly learns there are drawbacks to           various media, with unexpected consequences.
       having a ghost for a friend.                        ____#0384YD7 2010 IL:K-3 RL:.7 $15.29
       ____#0175WLX 2011 IL:YA $13.59

       As easy as falling off the face of the earth        Ashfall
       By Perkins, Lynne Rae Dewey: -Fic-                  By Mullin, Mike Dewey: -Fic-
       A teenaged boy encounters one comedic               ____#0476YS1 2011 IL:YA $14.41
       calamity after another when his train strands        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
       him in the middle of nowhere, and everything         available on October 11, 2011.
       comes down to luck.
       AR: 5.0 MG 9.0 137460EN Lexile: 730
       ____#29805T6 2010 IL:YA $17.89

       Astronaut Academy : zero gravity                    Babymouse. 12,Burns rubber
       By Roman, Dave Dewey: 741.5                         By Holm, Jennifer L Dewey: 741.5
       Hakata struggles to get by at Astronaut             Babymouse anticipates her dreams of being a
       Academy after he becomes the target of the          race car driver coming true when she and her
       school's most popular girl. Meanwhile, his best     best friend Wilson enter the Race of the
       friend stops returning Hakata's phone calls and     Century with hopes of making it to the
       Hakata's new roommate is a Fireball-obsessed        winners' circle.
       jock.                                               AR: 2.2 LG 0.5 135282EN
       AR: 3.6 MG 2.0 143705EN                             ____#03776Z7 2010 IL:3-6 RL:2.5 $14.03
       ____#0273GP8 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.8 $14.86

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       Bad island                                         The Bippolo seed and other lost stories
       By TenNapel, Doug Dewey: 741.5                     By Seuss, Dr Dewey: -E-
       Reese, forced to go on vacation with his           Contains seven rare stories by Dr. Seuss which
       family, finds himself shipwrecked with them        were first published in magazines between
       on a strange island full of weird plants and       1948 and 1959, featuring "The Bear, the
       animals, and pursued by an unknown entity on       Rabbit, and the Zinnigo- Zanniga," "Gustav
       the hunt.                                          the Goldfish," "Todd and Todd," "Steak for
       ____#0205PN1 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.2 $21.24             Supper," "The Bippolo Seed," "The Strange
                                                          Shirt Spot," and others, and including an
                                                          introduction and commentary on each story.
                                                          ____#0481MB9 2010 IL:K-3 $19.44
                                                           Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
                                                           available on September 27, 2011.

       Blink & Caution                                    The book with a hole
       By Wynne-Jones, Tim Dewey: -Fic-                   By Tullet, Herve Dewey: 153.3
       Blink, hoping to steal some breakfast, is forced   As each page is turned, the hole in the center
       to go on the run after stumbling upon the fake     of the book becomes a space for different
       kidnapping of a CEO and recovering the man's       things, questions and activities encourage
       cell phone, and he meets up with Caution, a        children to imagine the various possibilities.
       girl trying to ditch her drug-dealing boyfriend,   ____#0498PJ6 2011 IL:K-3 RL:2.1 $12.33
       who identifies Blink as a mark until he tugs at
       her heart strings.
       AR: 4.3 UG 12.0 142618EN
       ____#0457SK8 2011 IL:YA $14.44

       Brave new pond / (Squish #2)                       Can I see your I.D.? : true stories of false
       By Holm, Jennifer L Dewey: -Fic-                   identities
       Starting a new school year, Squish, a meek         By Barton, Chris Dewey: 001.9
       amoeba who loves the comic book exploits of        Contains ten stories of true crime, fraud, and
       his favorite hero, "Super Amoeba," is              adventure, including accounts of a fake Asian
       determined to get picked for kickball and hang     princess, master thief Frank Abagnale, and a
       out with the cool kids.                            teen who "stole" a subway in 1993.
       ____#0041QS7 2011 IL:3-6 $14.03                    AR: 6.8 MG 3.0 143033EN
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be   ____#0292GH7 2011 IL:YA $14.44
        available on September 27, 2011.

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       Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to not reading         Chicagoland Detective Agency. No. 2,The
       By Greenwald, Tom Dewey: -Fic-                     Maltese mummy
       Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of his        By Robbins, Trina Dewey: 741.5
       success at avoiding reading, but eventually his    As the founders of the Chicagoland Detective
       schemes go too far.                                Agency, a haiku-writing girl and a boy with a
       ____#0443GM6 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.8 $12.74             talking dog have more than enough cases on
                                                          their hands (and paws) when a friend vanishes,
                                                          a mummy's amulet disappears, and an evil
                                                          scientist stalks human brains and hearts.
                                                          AR: 3.4 MG 1.0 142512EN
                                                          ____#0472KH4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:3.2 $21.95

       Chronicles of Harris Burdick                       Dante's Divine comedy
       By Van Allsburg, Chris Dewey: -Fic-                By Chwast, Seymour Dewey: 741.5
       Presents fourteen short stories from award-        A graphic adaptation of Dante's "Divine
       winning authors based on the illustrations in      Comedy," a poetic tour through Hell,
       Chris Van Allsburg's "The Mysteries of Harris      Purgatory, and Paradise.
       Burdick."                                          ____#0409TD3 2010 IL:YA $20.00
       ____#0469VR5 2011 IL:5-8 $21.24
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
        available on October 25, 2011.

       Delirium                                           Dick and Jane and vampires
       By Oliver, Lauren, 1982- Dewey: -Fic-              By Marchesani, Laura Dewey: -E-
       Lena looks forward to receiving the                Dick and Jane meet a creepy, cape-wearing
       government-mandated cure that prevents the         vampire and, unexpectedly, they all become
       delirium of love and leads to a safe,              friends.
       predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five     AR: 1.6 LG 0.5 140246EN
       days before her eighteenth birthday and her        ____#0342QAX 2010 IL:K-3 RL:1.4 $8.49
       treatment, when she falls in love.
       AR: 6.1 UG 18.0 143097EN
       ____#0004GTX 2011 IL:YA $15.29

       Doodlebug : a novel in doodles                     Drawing from memory
       By Young, Karen Romano Dewey: -Fic-                By Say, Allen Dewey: 741
       Doreen Bussey uses a black notebook to             Caldecott medalist Allen Say chronicles his
       doodle her experiences as her family moves,        experiences as an artist during World War II,
       which means that she must attend a new             and describes his relationship with his mentor
       school where she has no friends and does not       Noro Shinpei, Japan's leading cartoonist.
       seem to fit in.                                    ____#0001RR4 2011 IL:5-8 $15.29
       Lexile: 520                                         Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
       ____#29566U3 2010 IL:3-6 RL:3.9 $14.99              available on September 1, 2011.

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       Entwined                                           Every bone tells a story : Hominin
       By Dixon, Heather, 1982- Dewey: -Fic-              discoveries, deductions, and debates
       Confined to their dreary castle while mourning     By Rubalcaba, Jill Dewey: 930.1
       their mother's death, Princess Azalea and her      Discusses the unearthing of four hominins--
       eleven sisters join The Keeper, who is trapped     Turkana Boy, Lapedo Child, Kennewick Man,
       in a magic passageway, in a nightly dance that     and Iceman--and the ways that new technology
       soon becomes nightmarish.                          has helped archaeological specialists to refine
       AR: 5.0 MG 14.0 143503EN                           their theories and change their view of the
       ____#0446VH3 2011 IL:YA $15.29                     past.
                                                          AR: 7.6 MG 6.0 135900EN Lexile: 1010
                                                          ____#29307C4 2010 IL:YA $16.11

       Excalibur : the legend of King Arthur : a          F in exams : the very best totally wrong test
       graphic novel                                      answers
       By Lee, Tony, 1970- Dewey: 398.2                   By Benson, Richard, 1962- Dewey: 371.26
       Retells, in graphic novel format, the legend of    Collects creative ways students have answered
       Arthur Pendragon who, raised in obscurity,         difficult exam questions.
       draws a legendary sword from a stone and           ____#0440VL8 2011 IL:AD $8.46
       begins the life he was born to lead, guided by
       the elusive wizard Merlin.
       ____#0060ZC6 2011 IL:5-8 RL:3.9 $18.69

       The flint heart                                    Ghosts in the fog --the untold story of
       By Paterson, Katherine and John Dewey: -           Alaska's WWII invasion
       Fic-                                               By Seiple, Samantha Dewey: 973
       A magical amulet, created by a Stone Age           A narrative, nonfiction account of the Japanese
       magic man for an ambitious individual              invasion and occupation of the Aleutian
       wishing to take control of his tribe, brings       Islands during World War II, told from the
       power and despair to those who touch it, and       perspectives of an American civilian and
       when the amulet reemerges, Charles and his         soldiers from both sides of the conflict.
       sister Unity must find a way to rescue the         Includes more than eighty photographs.
       humans, fairies, and animals from the              ____#0003ER2 2011 IL:YA $14.44
       mysterious object.                                  Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
       ____#0144WQ8 2011 IL:3-6 $16.99                     available on October 1, 2011.
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
        available on September 27, 2011.

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       The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in           Green witch
       a ship of her own making                            By Hoffman, Alice Dewey: -Fic-
       By Valente, Catherynne M., 1979- Dewey: -           A year after her world was nearly destroyed,
       Fic-                                                sixteen-year-old Green has become the one
       A young girl named September finds herself          villagers turn to for aid, especially to record
       transported from her home in Omaha to               their stories, but Green will need the help of
       Fairyland, where she must battle the                other women who, like herself, are believed to
       mysterious Marquess alongside her creature-         be witches if she is to find her best friend and
       friends.                                            her one true love.
       ____#0442ZM8 2011 IL:5-8 RL:6.7 $16.99              AR: 4.7 UG 3.0 136331EN Lexile: 740
                                                           ____#08808T6 2010 IL:YA $15.29

       Horton Halfpott, or, The fiendish mystery           How I made it to eighteen : a mostly true
       of Smugwick Manor, or, The loosening of             story
       M'Lady Luggertuck's corset                          By White, Tracy Dewey: 741.5
       By Angleberger, Tom Dewey: -Fic-                    The author shares her struggles with self-
       Horton, an upstanding kitchen boy in a castle       esteem, drug addiction, and depression; and
       in nineteenth-century England, becomes              describes how she admitted herself to a mental
       embroiled in a mystery surrounding a series of      institution after she put her fist through a
       thefts, which is also connected to the pursuit of   window.
       a very eligible and wealthy young lady's            AR: 4.0 UG 2.0 142350EN
       affections.                                         ____#39710T4 2010 IL:YA $14.44
       AR: 5.8 MG 5.0 144410EN
       ____#0002VK2 2011 IL:5-8 RL:6.4 $12.71

       Human.4                                             The hunting of the snark : an agony in eight
       By Lancaster, Mike A Dewey: -Fic-                   fits
       Twenty-first century fourteen-year-old Kyle         By Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 Dewey: 821
       was hypnotized when humanity was upgraded           An illustrated nonsense poem by the author of
       to 1.0 and he, incompatible with the new            "Alice in Wonderland," with invented words
       technology, exposes its terrifying impact in a      and ridiculous situations.
       tape-recording found by the superhumans of          ____#0305KA3 2010 IL:AD $12.71
       the future.
       AR: 5.4 MG 6.0 144222EN
       ____#0486QH9 2011 IL:YA $14.44

       Interrupting chicken                                It's a book
       By Stein, David Ezra Dewey: -E-                     By Smith, Lane Dewey: -E-
       Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a         Two readers compare a print to digital media,
       bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as         and learn books are still valuable.
       soon as he begins each tale.                        ____#0117DBX 2010 IL:K-3 RL:1 $11.04
       AR: 2.2 LG 0.5 138242EN Lexile: 300, AD
       ____#0162BN9 2010 IL:K-3 RL:2.1 $18.05

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       Le petit prince : d'apres l'oeuvre d'Antoine       Lemonade : and other poems squeezed from
       de Saint-Exupery                                   a single word
       By Sfar, Joann Dewey: 741.5                        By Raczka, Bob Dewey: 811
       A graphic novel adaptation of the story of an      A collection of poems based on a child's day-
       aviator whose plane is forced down in the          to-day experiences that includes a puzzle at the
       desert, where he encounters a little man from a    end of each poem.
       small planet, who describes his adventures in      ____#0233RJ7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:6.1 $14.44
       the universe, seeking the secret of what is
       really important in life.
       ____#0359RD1 2010 IL:5-8 $18.70

       Lost and found : 3                                 Lunch Lady and the summer camp
       By Tan, Shaun Dewey: -Fic-                         shakedown
       Collects three stories by Shaun Tan that           By Krosoczka, Jarrett Dewey: 741.5
       explore how people lose and find what matters      When the crime-fighting school lunch lady
       most to them, as a girl finds a bright spot in a   works as the cook at summer camp, she
       dark world, a boy leads a strange, lost being      investigates the mystery of the legendary
       home, and a group of peaceful creatures loses      swamp monster.
       its home to cruel invaders.                        AR: 2.8 LG 0.5 137956EN
       AR: 5.6 MG 0.5 142878EN                            ____#0130TC0 2010 IL:3-6 RL:2.3 $11.56
       ____#0352VH9 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.4 $18.69

       Mangaman                                           Meanwhile
       By Lyga, Barry, Barry Dewey: 741.5                 By Shiga, Jason Dewey: 741.5
       ____#0470LR0 2011 IL:YA $16.14                     In this choose-your-own adventure graphic
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be   novel, a boy stumbles on the laboratory of a
        available on November 14, 2011.                   mad scientist who asks him to choose between
                                                          testing a mind-reading device, a time machine,
                                                          and a doomsday machine.
                                                          ____#16112D4 2010 IL:3-6 RL:3 $13.56

       Mirror                                             A monster calls --a novel
       By Baker, Jeannie Dewey: -E-                       By Ness, Patrick Dewey: -Fic-
       In Sydney, Australia, and in Morocco, two          Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to
       boys and their families have a day of shopping.    find a monster outside his bedroom window,
       Readers are invited to compare illustrations in    but not the one from the recurring nightmare
       two wordless stories that are intended to be       that began when his mother became ill--an
       read one from left to right and the other from     ancient, wild creature that wants him to face
       right to left.                                     truth and loss.
       ____#0063FCX 2010 IL:K-3 $16.14                    ____#0145NQ9 2011 IL:YA $14.44
                                                           Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
                                                           available on September 27, 2011.

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       Noah Barleywater runs away : a fairytale           Nothing
       By Boyne, John, 1971- Dewey: -Fic-                 By Teller, Janne, 1964- Dewey: -Fic-
       When life at home becomes too difficult,           When thirteen-year-old Pierre Anthon leaves
       eight-year-old Noah sets out to see the world      school to sit in a plum tree and train for
       and have an adventure, and in the forest he        becoming part of nothing, his seventh grade
       meets a toymaker who has a story and some          classmates set out on a desperate quest for the
       advice to share.                                   meaning of life.
       AR: 5.6 MG 7.0 144115EN                            AR: 6.1 UG 5.0 136011EN Lexile: 1000
       ____#0327KM5 2010 IL:3-6 RL:6.3 $14.44             ____#09038W0 2010 IL:YA $14.44

       Olympians. 3,Hera, the goddess and her             Other goose : re-nurseried, re-rhymed, re-
       glory                                              mothered, and re-goosed--
       By O'Connor, George Dewey: 741.5                   By Seibold, J.otto Dewey: 398.8
       Recounts the stories of the many heroes who        Contains more than thirty illustrated nursery
       sought and won the approval and patronage of       rhymes featuring classic Mother Goose
       Hera, the Queen of the Gods, including the         characters with a modern twist, such as
       story of Heracles.                                 Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, and Jack Splat.
       ____#0442GMX 2011 IL:5-                            AR: 3.4 LG 0.5 141010EN
       8 RL:5.1 $18.35                                    ____#0286AD0 2010 IL:3-6 RL:3.5 $16.99

       Page by Paige                                      Prom & prejudice
       By Gulledge, Laura Lee Dewey: 741.5                By Eulberg, Elizabeth Dewey: -Fic-
       Paige Turner, who has just moved to New            For Lizzie Bennett, a music scholarship
       York with her family, uses her sketchbook to       student at Connecticut's exclusive, girls-only
       try to make sense of her new life, and she finds   Longbourn Academy, the furor over prom is
       the process of sharing her artwork and identity    senseless, but even more puzzling is her
       with others both scary and rewarding.              attraction to the pompous Will Darcy, best
       ____#0003DK8 2011 IL:YA $16.11                     friend of her roommate's boyfriend.
                                                          AR: 4.8 MG 6.0 141689EN Lexile: 690
                                                          ____#0352WH6 2011 IL:YA $15.29

       The pull of gravity                                Reading ladders : leading students from
       By Polisner, Gae Dewey: -Fic-                      where they are to where we'd like them to
       When their friend Scooter dies of a rare           be
       disease, teenagers Nick Gardner and Jaycee         By Lesesne, Teri S Dewey: 809.892830712
       Amato set out on a secret journey to find the      Explains how to use reading ladders in the
       father who abandoned "The Scoot" when he           classroom, discussing book selection, building
       was an infant, and give him a signed first         a classroom library, promoting content-area
       edition of "Of Mice and Men."                      knowledge, and assessment.
       AR: 4.1 MG 6.0 144356EN                            ____#0413KB9 2010 IL:PF $20.25
       ____#0448DM6 2011 IL:YA $14.44

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       Reading poetry in the middle grades : 20          Ship breaker
       poems and activities that meet the common         By Bacigalupi, Paolo Dewey: -Fic-
       core standards and cultivatea passion for         In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer
       poetry                                            scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil
       By Janeczko, Paul B Dewey: 808.1                  tankers for a living, but when he finds a
       Presents twenty poems and activities designed     beached clipper ship with a girl in the
       to help middle school students develop a love     wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip
       for poetry and learn how to understand what       the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.
       they are reading.                                 AR: 4.4 MG 11.0 137055EN Lexile: 690
       ____#0062WN7 2011 IL:PF $29.70                    ____#0149EB6 2010 IL:YA $15.29

       Sidekicks                                         Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the
       By Santat, Dan Dewey: 741.5                       spy network that tried to destroy the civil
       Captain Amazing tries to hire a new sidekick      rights movement
       when he feels he is getting too old to be a       By Bowers, Rick, 1952- Dewey: 323.1196
       reliable superhero, but his pets have different   Chronicles how the Mississippi State
       ideas.                                            Sovereignty Commission attempted to halt
       ____#0205LN2 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.8 $21.24            racial integration in the 1950s and 1960s
                                                         through an extensive propaganda effort to label
                                                         civil rights leaders and their followers as
                                                         AR: 10.1 MG 4.0 135869EN Lexile: 1290, NC
                                                         ____#08581S1 2010 IL:YA $14.41

       Spilling ink : a young writer's handbook          A tale dark & Grimm
       By Mazer, Anne Dewey: 808.3                       By Gidwitz, Adam Dewey: -Fic-
       Authors Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter offer         Follows Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of
       advice for aspiring young writers, discussing     their own story and into eight more tales,
       finding a voice, character development, plot,     encountering such wicked creatures as witches,
       revisions, and other related topics. Includes     along with kindly strangers and other helpful
       writing prompts.                                  folk. Based in part on the Grimms' fairy tales
       ____#39578TX 2010 IL:5-8 RL:6 $15.29              Faithful Johannes, Hansel and Gretel, The
                                                         seven ravens, Brother and sister, The robber
                                                         bridegroom, and The devil and his three
                                                         golden hairs.
                                                         AR: 4.6 MG 6.0 141155EN Lexile: 690
                                                         ____#0479JC0 2010 IL:5-8 RL:4.6 $14.44

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       Tantalize --Kieren's story                         Then
       By Smith, Cynthia Leitich Dewey: 741.5             By Gleitzman, Morris Dewey: -Fic-
       Werewolf-in-training Kieren is torn between        After Nazi soldiers commandeer their
       joining an urban wolf pack and staying to          orphanage in Poland, young Felix escapes with
       protect his human best friend--and love            his friend Zelda, but the safe places the pair
       interest--Quincie, whose restaurant is in          finds to hide quickly turn dangerous, and the
       danger of morphing into a vampire lair.            orphans must remain on the run to avoid
       ____#0145KQ7 2011 IL:YA $16.99                     capture and death in a concentration camp.
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be   AR: 3.8 MG 5.0 144856EN
        available on August 9, 2011.                      ____#0448LM4 2008 IL:YA $15.29

       Weird but true!. 3 :300 outrageous facts.          What can't wait
       Dewey: 031                                         By Perez, Ashley Hope Dewey: -Fic-
       Collects three hundred quirky and fun facts        Marooned in a broken-down Houston
       from articles featured in the magazine             neighborhood--and in a Mexican immigrant
       "National Geographic Kids," covering science,      family where making ends meet matters much
       animals, food, pop culture, weather,               more than making it to college--smart, talented
       geography, and more.                               Marissa seeks comfort elsewhere when her
       ____#0215HK4 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $5.91              home life becomes unbearable.
                                                          AR: 4.2 MG 7.0 141663EN
                                                          ____#0474FH0 2011 IL:YA $13.46

       Why We Broke Up                                    Wonderstruck
       By Handler, Daniel Dewey: -Fic-                    By Selznick, Brian Dewey: -Fic-
       ____#0099US4 2011 IL:YA $16.99                     Relates the stories of twelve-year-old Ben,
        Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be   who loses his mother and his hearing in a short
        available on January 2, 2012.                     time frame and decides to leave his Minnesota
                                                          home in 1977 to seek the father he has never
                                                          known in New York City; and Rose, who lives
                                                          with her father but feels compelled to search
                                                          for what is missing in her life. Ben's story is
                                                          told in words; Rose's in pictures.
                                                          ____#0202SN4 2011 IL:5-8 $25.49
                                                           Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
                                                           available on September 13, 2011.

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Some Trends in Books                                                                                 2011

       XVI                                                 You don't know about me
       By Karr, Julia Dewey: 813                           By Meehl, Brian Dewey: -Fic-
       At fifteen, Nina Oberon lives in a totalitarian     Billy has spent his almost-sixteen years with
       future society in which all girls are required to   four cardinal points--Mother, Christ, Bible,
       get a Governing Council-ordered "XVI" wrist         and Home-school--but when he sets off on a
       tattoo on their sixteenth birthdays, announcing     wild road trip to find the father he thought was
       to the world that they are ready for sex, a claim   dead, he learns much about himself and life.
       Nina is not prepared to make, and when her          AR: 4.4 UG 15.0 143933EN
       mother is attacked right before Nina's birthday,    ____#0030UN3 2011 IL:YA $15.29
       she reveals a shocking truth with her dying
       breaths and Nina is left to care for her younger
       sister and try to discover who she really is, all
       the while staying one step ahead of her
       mother's killer.
       AR: 4.3 UG 12.0 143102EN
       ____#0376SH3 2011 IL:YA $13.66

       Zebrafish                                           Dead End In Norvelt
       By Emerson, Sharon Dewey: 741.5                     By Gantos, Jack Dewey: -Fic-
       Vita forms a band with four friends who have        In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania,
       no musical skills, but when their music             twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the
       becomes popular and band-member Tanya is            summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses
       diagnosed with leukemia, they decide to use         until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor
       their fame to support an important cause.           with a most unusual chore involving the newly
       AR: 2.3 MG 0.5 136715EN                             dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl
       ____#0056AA0 2010 IL:3-6 RL:2.3 $14.44              Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from
                                                           history, typewriting, and countless bloody
                                                           ____#497F3T9 2011 IL:5-8 $29.99
                                                            Not yet published: This item is scheduled to be
                                                            available on September 13, 2011.

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