This summer brings big changes for Melly: her parents split up, her best friend ditches her, and Melly finds herself falling for a girl at camp named Adeline. To top it off, Melly’s not sure she has what it takes to be a real rock n’ roll drummer. Will she be able to make music from all the noise in her heart? You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
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Maddie and Logan have parents with high-stress jobs: the President of the United States and a Secret Service agent. After a kidnapping attempt, they are separated, until Logan shows up at Maddie’s door in Alaska, only to be taken away by mysterious attackers. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby, as eBook on Overdrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.
Bod (short for Nobody) is alive, but his home is a graveyard, raised by ghosts and other supernatural entities. However, the killer he escaped as a toddler is still on the lookout for him. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby, as eBook on Overdrive/Libby , as eBook on Hoopla, or as eAudio on Hoopla.
When India separates and becomes two countries in 1947, twelve-year old Nisha and her family find themselves suddenly living in the newly created Pakistan. It is too dangerous for them to live there, being a Muslim and Hindu family, so they start out on a journey looking for a new home. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby or as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby.
Sunny doesn’t fit in as a middle-schooler living in Africa but born in America, and an albino. Then she discovers that she has magical powers – and they can be used to catch a criminal using magic for nefarious ends. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby, as eBook on Overdrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.
Two children in a quiet Japanese neighborhood discover that their playground is haunted and get caught up with the mischievous and possibly dangerous spirit inhabiting it.
A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes. Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby or as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
A red blood cell delivers things that its body needs all day – even when things get scary with allergies and cuts to contend with. Luckily she has the heroic white blood cell to save the day and keep her from danger.