Here at the library, we’re always adding to our collection. We have some great new chapter books for your reading pleasure, including one by our upcoming guest author!
Featured: Sinister Scenes by P.J. Bracegirdle
When the star of a horror movie filming in the town of Spooking disappears, twelve-year-old Joy Wells steps into the role–and into real-life horror when her co-star gives a terrifying and unscripted performance. (Joy of Spooking, bk. 3)
P.J. Bracegirdle will be our spooky guest author this fall, just in time for Halloween. Don’t miss him! (Registration required.)
The Case of the Deadly Desperados by Caroline Lawrence
In 1862 NevadaTerritory, after finding his foster parents murdered and scalped, twelve-year-old Pinky Pinkerton, son of a railroad detective and a Sioux Indian, inherits a valuable deed and must hide from dangerous Whittlin Walt and his gang of desperados.
Game Changers by Mike Lupica
When the coach’s son, Shawn O’Brien, is chosen to play quarterback, eleven-year-old Ben McBain is not surprised–but when he tries to be a good teammate and help the inconsistent Shawn, he is startled to learn that his new friend does not really want the position.
One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson
When lonely, ten-year-old Hal learns that his wealthy but neglectful parents only rented Fleck, the dog he always wanted, he and new friend Pippa take Fleck and four other dogs from the rental agency on a trek from London to Scotland, where Hal’s grandparents live.
Star of the Week by Caroline Adderson
At last, it’s Jasper John Dooley’s turn to be Star of the Week at school. Unfortunately, nothing turns out as planned. His Show and Tell falls flat. A new baby at his friend Ori’s house steals his spotlight. And worst of all, the new baby has only-child Jasper wondering if his own family is too small. When Jasper decides to build himself a brother (named Earl) out of wood, Earl’s schoolyard shenanigans send Jasper to the principal’s office!