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{Race to the South Pole: Kate Messner}

{Synopsis} – Ranger, the time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, is back! This time, he joins a dangerous expedition to the South Pole! Ranger, the time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, joins an early twentieth-century expedition journeying from New Zealand to Antarctica. He befriends Jack Nin, the stowaway turned cabin boy of Captain Robert FalconContinue Reading

{Long Road to Freedom: Kate Messner}

{Synopsis} – Ranger is a time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training. In this adventure, he goes to a Maryland plantation during the days of American slavery, where he meets a young girl named Sarah. When she learns that the owner has plans to sell her little brother, Jesse, to a plantation in the Deep South,Continue Reading

{The Last Present: Wendy Mass}

{Synopsis} – Amanda and Leo have a history with birthdays. Now their friend’s little sister, Grace, has fallen into a strange frozen state on her birthday, and Amanda and Leo must travel in time in order to fix whatever’s wrong. As they journey back to each of Grace’s birthdays, they start seeing all sorts ofContinue Reading

{Pugs in a Blanket: J. J. Howard}

{Synopsis} – Sam’s parents run a catering company, which doesn’t leave them much time for Sam. Though she has begged for a dog, her parents say they are just too busy. But when she finds two pugs wrapped up in a blanket on her back porch, Sam can’t not take in the abandoned pups. TryingContinue Reading

{Shake it Off: Suzanne Nelson}

{Synopsis} – Bria is used to city life in Chicago, but is headed to her aunt and uncle’s Iowa creamery for the summer. Their dairy operation offers a taste of country living to passersby, who can stop in for a milkshake, a wagon ride, and a trip through the corn maze. Bria is definitely outContinue Reading

{Making Friends: Kristen Gudsnuk}

{Synopsis} – Sixth grade was SO much easier for Danielle. All her friends were in the same room and she knew what to expect from her life. But now that she’s in seventh grade, she’s in a new middle school, her friends are in different classes and forming new cliques, and she is completely lost.Continue Reading

{The Knowing: Sharon Cameron}

{Synopsis} – Samara doesn’t forget. And she isn’t the only one. Safe underground in the city of New Canaan, she lives in a privileged world free from the Forgetting. Yet she wonders if she really is free, with the memories that plague her and secrets that surround her. Samara is determined to unearth the answers,Continue Reading