A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold; Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC ARN
Publication Date: 2017-03-14
When his veterinarian mom brings home a stray baby skunk that needs rehabilitation before it can be placed in a wild animal shelter, Bat, who has austim, resolves to prove that he is up to the challenge of caring for the skunk permanently
The Losers Club by Andrew Clements
Call Number: FIC CLE
Publication Date: 2017-08-01
Alec, a sixth-grade bookworm always in trouble for reading instead of listening and participating in class, starts a book club, solely to have a place to read, and discovers that real life, although messy, can be as exciting as the stories in his favorite books.
The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler
Call Number: FIC ZAH
Publication Date: 2017-09-19
An eleven-year-old from a family that possesses unique magical abilities joins a traveling circus with an evil ringmaster who steals talents, forcing her to choose between forfeiting her powers and sacrificing her family.
Mustaches for Maddie by Shelly Brown; Chad Morris
Call Number: FIC MOR
Publication Date: 2017-10-03
Inspired by the true story. Maddie is a normal twelve-year-old, but when a CT scan reveals she has a brain tumor, it will take all her imagination, courage, and support from her friends and family to meet this new challenge
The Real McCoys by Matthew Swanson; Robbi Behr (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC SWA
Publication Date: 2017-11-07
Elementary school detective Moxie McCoy looks for a missing school mascot and a new best friend, with the help of her annoying little brother.
Sidetracked by Diana Harmon Asher
Call Number: FIC ASH
Publication Date: 2017-08-22
"Seventh-grader Joseph Friedman is friendless and puny, with ADD to boot. He spends most of his time avoiding the class bully and hiding out in the Resource Room. But the Resource Room teacher encourages him to join the school cross country team, and he meets Heather, a new student who's tough and athletic and refuses to be pushed around by anybody"
Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
Call Number: FIC TOR
Publication Date: 2017-01-17
"Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship, and the taco truck are important and wonderful parts of her life"--
Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy
Call Number: E BUN
Publication Date: 2017-07-04
After moving with her mother and deaf brother to Grandma's small Georgia town in the 1960s, Alice copes with feelings of isolation by befriending the elderly black woman who lives next door.
The Wizard's Dog by Eric Kahn Gale
Call Number: FIC GAL
Publication Date: 2017-01-17
When his master and best friend, Merlin, is kidnapped, there is nothing Nosewise the dog will not do to get Merlin back, even if it means facing the strange Fae people and their magic-eating worms, or tangling with the mysterious Sword in the Stone.