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Bartlett and the ice voyage Juvenile Book Bartlett and the ice voyage

Hirsch, Odo.
J HIRSCH

When an impatient queen longs to taste the delicious but fragile melidrop fruit, two explorers use "Inventiveness, Desperation, and Perseverance" to try to bring it to her.




Black Star, Bright Dawn Juvenile Book Black Star, Bright Dawn

O'Dell, Scott, 1898-1989.
J ODELL

Bright Dawn must face the challenge of the Iditarod dog sled race alone when her father is injured.




Cosmic Juvenile Book Cosmic

Cottrell Boyce, Frank.
J COTTREL

12-year old Liam looks like he's thirty. Sometimes it's not bad; for example on the first day of school the principal mistakes Liam for a teacher or when he convinces a car dealer to let him test drive a Porsche. So feeling like he's stuck between two worlds, Liam cons his way into being the adult chaperone on the first space ship to take civilians into space. But when the ship is stuck 230,000 miles from home, being mistaken for an adult is not good.




Earthquake terror Juvenile Book Earthquake terror

Kehret, Peg.
J KEHRET

When an earthquake hits the isolated island in northern California where his family had been camping, twelve-year-old Jonathan Palmer must find a way to keep himself, his partially paralyzed younger sister, and their dog alive until help arrives.




Ferret Island Juvenile Book Ferret Island

Jennings, Richard W. (Richard Walker), 1945-
J JENNING

Stuck on an island, a 14-year-old boy tries to thwart the nefarious plans of a reclusive author and his giant killer ferrets.




Jack Jones and the pirate curse Juvenile Book Jack Jones and the pirate curse

Rossell, Judith.
J ROSSELL

When his great uncle passes away, young Jack Jones inherits a terrible curse. Chased by a merciless band of pirates who can temporarily take over the bodies of anyone, Jack must find the courage to confront the curse and outsmart the pirates or spend the rest of his life running.




Jimmy Coates: target Juvenile Book Jimmy Coates: target

Craig, Joe, 1979-
J CRAIG

Government agency NJ7 wants Jimmy working for them or they want him dead. Not only must he fight off someone as dangerous as himself, he must also confront the man he fears the most--his father.




Knights of the kitchen table Juvenile Book Knights of the kitchen table

Scieszka, Jon.
J SERIES TIME WA

A mysterious book transports three boys back in time to the days of King Arthur.




Leepike Ridge Juvenile Book Leepike Ridge

Wilson, Nathan D.
J WILSON

An original mix of "Robinson Crusoe, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," and "The Odyssey," Wilsons first book for young readers is a remarkable adventure, a journey though the dark of the grave and back out into the light.




Ninth Ward Juvenile Book Ninth Ward

Rhodes, Jewell Parker.
J RHODES

In New Orleans' Ninth Ward, twelve-year-old Lanesha, who can see spirits, and her adopted grandmother have no choice but to stay and weather the storm as Hurricane Katrina bears down upon them.




Quantum prophecy.  01,  The awakening Juvenile Book Quantum prophecy. 01, The awakening

Carroll, Michael Owen, 1966-
J CARROLL

Carroll delivers an action-packed story in the tradition of "X-Men" that asks the question: Where have all the superheroes gone?




Raiders' ransom Juvenile Book Raiders' ransom

Diamand, Emily.
J DIAMAND

In 23rd-century Great Britain, where climate change has caused vast flooding, the piratical raiders kidnap the Prime Minister's daughter and thirteen-year-old Lilly Melkun, an English fishergirl, takes her seacat on a daring rescue attempt, with a mysterious talking jewel from a past computer age tucked in her belt as ransom.




The death-defying Pepper Roux Juvenile Book The death-defying Pepper Roux

McCaughrean, Geraldine.
J MCCAUGH

Having been raised believing he will die before he reaches the age of fourteen, Pepper Roux runs away on his fourteenth birthday in an attempt to elude his fate, assumes another identity, and continues to try to outrun death, no matter the consequences.




The end of the beginning :  being the adventures of a small snail (and an even smaller ant) Juvenile Book The end of the beginning : being the adventures of a small snail (and an even smaller ant)

Avi, 1937-
J AVI

Avon the snail and Edward, a take-charge ant, set off together on a journey to an undetermined destination in search of unspecified adventures.




The fantastic secret of Owen Jester Juvenile Book The fantastic secret of Owen Jester

O'Connor, Barbara.
J OCONNOR

After Owen captures an enormous bullfrog, names it Tooley Graham, then has to release it, he and two friends try to use a small submarine that fell from a passing train to search for Tooley in the Carter, Georgia, pond it came from, while avoiding nosy neighbor Viola.




The phantom tollbooth Juvenile Book The phantom tollbooth

Juster, Norton, 1929-
J JUSTER

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.




The unsinkable Walker Bean Juvenile Book The unsinkable Walker Bean

Renier, Aaron.
J RENIER

Walter Bean is happiest when he gets to spend time tinkering on his inventions in his grandfather's workshop, but when his grandfather acquires a curse, Walter must embark on dangerous quest to return a pearl skull to the witches who made it.




The whipping boy Juvenile Book The whipping boy

Fleischman, Sid, 1920-
J FLEISCH

A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.




Three tales of my father's dragon Juvenile Book Three tales of my father's dragon

Gannett, Ruth Stiles
J GANNETT

A compilation of three adventure tales. A baby flying dragon named Boris is kidnapped by the lazy animals on Wild Island and a boy named Elmer Elevator sets out to rescue him.




Time stops for no mouse :  a Hermux Tantamoq adventure Juvenile Book Time stops for no mouse : a Hermux Tantamoq adventure

Hoeye, Michael.
J HOEYE

The first three books in Hoeyes bestselling and award-winning saga of a watch-repairing mouse, who finds himself in the middle of intrigue and adventure.




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