New Kids' Fiction Books
Shkola volshebnykh zvereĭ. Vykli︠u︡chite svet! / Margit Auėr ; illi︠u︡strat︠s︡ii Niny Dullek ; [perevod s nemet︠s︡kogo T. Zborovskoĭ].
The invisible planet / Geronimo Stilton ; illustrations by Giuseppe Facciotto (pencils), Carolina Livio (inks), and Serena Gianoli and Paolo Vicenzi (color) ; translated by Julia Heim.
When the MouseStar 1 lands on a mysterious planet that appears and disappears on the radar, Geronimo and his fellow Spacemice encounter aliens.
Dory and her friends from Ms. Starr's Upside-Down Magic class set off on an overnight school field trip to Dragon Haven to see, and learn how to care for, dragons--unfortunately there are other students with regular magic there as well, so it is not long before the trouble starts.
Framed for a crime they didn't commit, four fugitives travel the deserts of Nilo looking for a secret library that houses the wisdom of Erdas and is guarded by their old friends.
The dragon Wearle is deeply divided because of the human boy, Ren, who has bonded with a pair of baby dragons and developed extraordinary new powers; but the war with the humans is not really over, and the humans have a mysterious new leader, Tywyll, who plans to lead his followers back into dragon territory--and unknown to both sides an ancient power is beginning to stir.
No time to lose : the fifth journey through time / Geronimo Stilton ; illustrartions by Danilo Barozzi, Silvia Bigolin, Carla De Bernardi, and Alessandro Muscillo (pencils), Christian Aliprandi (in...
Professor von Volt plans to send Geronimo and his time traveling friends back to King Solomon's court to borrow a ring that supposedly will restore harmony to Mouse Island and balance the environment--but they soon find themselves taking an unplanned detour through Napoleon's court, a Viking village, and the Minotaur's labyrinth, before finally arriving before the wise King.
Super Rabbit Boy falls down a pipe and discovers himself in a mirror reality where everyone good is now evil, including his mirror self, Super Rabbit Boss, and he must make friends with King Viking (now one of the good guys) and somehow defeat his alter ego in order to save this world--and somehow find a way back to his own reality.
Trapped underground in the catacombs and made to transport the bones of ancient dragon rulers to the extracting room, where others extract the magical properties dormant in the bones, twin Thisbe must learn how to control her own fiery magic and use it to escape.
The mystery hits close to home when Friday learns her mother has been kidnapped. But she's distracted by other happenings at school: a new VIP student (a Norwegian princess!) has just arrived and a master thief called the Pimpernel is causing chaos across campus. Can Friday crack the case of her missing mother, reign in a royal brat, and unmask the elusive Pimpernel?
Ms. Frizzle takes the class on a trip to Hawaii, where the Magic School Bus provides them with individual submarines, and they learn about fish schools and the behavior of undersea animals--and try to avoid being eaten by a shark.
Ms. Frizzle takes the class on a camping trip, but Arnold is worried about monsters, and sets out to create a "Monster Scaring Perimeter" powered by a generator to keep the lights on--and in the process the class learns about sources of clean energy (and maybe monsters).
Seven siblings are forced by the destruction of their swamp home to move into their grandpa's mansion, but greedy neighbors plot to steal their secrets and place them in homes far away from each other.
After fainting during a school assembly, Stanley uses his time in a safe room to begin drawing a comic book superhero and then enters a treasure hunt so that he can win passes to Comic Fest.
Middle school retrieval specialist Jeremy Wilderson again must work with his archrival, Becca Mills, when someone sabotages the Summer Art Show where Chase's work is being exhbited.
While waiting to leave Mars before it burns up just like the Earth before it, Liam and his friend Phoebe discover some facts about time and space and realize that the human race is just one of the races trying to survive in space.
There's never a dull moment at Ingleside, Anne's lively home: Anne is now the mother of five children with a sixth baby on the way, But even with endless demands on her time, she couldn't be happier and there's nowhere in the world she'd rather be. No matter what life brings, whether it's the numerous scrapes her children get up to or Gilbert's unsufferable aunt outstaying her welcome, Anne faces every challenge with her usual verve for life. But then she begins to suspect that Gilbert doesn't love her anymore. She's a little older, it's true, but Anne is the same spirited redhead she's always been. She hasn't changed. But has he?
When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing.
A German shepherd is transformed from Etzel, a police dog in Berlin, to Strongheart, a silent movie star that will need his best acting skills to prove himself innocent of attacking a girl.--Provided by Publisher.
"Magical twins Fifer and Thisbe Stowe have spent their entire lives wishing for an adventure. When a dragon shows up claiming that his family is being kept as slaves in their homeland, the twins sneak off to the land of the dragons to help them"-- Provided by publisher.
Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and stepfamily in 1940s Detroit, where she learns about the civil rights movement.
"After traveling to the seaside kingdom of Lilah's betrothed prince, Lulath, Celie and her companions are busy training griffins, enjoying wedding festivities, and finishing construction of a grand ship built from parts of the Castle. But on their maiden voyage, the Ship steers them far off course into uncharted waters"-- Provided by publisher.
Rumpelstiltskin has taken over Fairy Tale Reform School, where Gilly's younger sister, Anna, has been sentenced, and Gilly must break in to save her.
Told entirely in text messages, emails, and notes, best friends Prianka, Gabby, and Cecily find their friendship tested by busily planning a spring fair, bullying, and boys.
In Stillwater, Missippi, in 1955, thirteen-year-old African American Rose Lee Carter looks to her family and friends to understand her place in the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement.