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LOL Stories 2017

 

 

The Losers Club by Andrew Clements

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.

 

All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

Homeschooled by Renaissance Fair enthusiasts, eleven-year-old Imogene has a hard time fitting in when her wish to enroll in public school is granted.

 

Charlie Numbers and the Man in the Moon by Ben Mezrich

When sixth-grade mathematical genius Charlie Lewis is recruited to recover moon rocks taken from NASA's vaults, the Whiz Kids enter a paper airplane contest hosted by the suspect's company.

 

Zack and the Turkey Attack by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

While helping on his grandparents' farm, Zach, his best friend Matthew, and neighbor Josie outsmart a tormenting turkey and, in the process, solve a mystery of missing jewelry.

 

Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors

An exuberant little dog and a disdainful guinea pig who become housemates in a newly blended family are challenged to overcome respective differences in a first entry of a new series told from alternating perspectives.

 

How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe: and Put It Back Together Again by David Teague

Oscar Indigo has never been good at baseball, so naturally he’s nervous when he has to fill in for his team’s injured All-Star, Lourdes. Luckily, Oscar has a mysterious gold watch that can stop time, which he uses to fake a game-winning home run. Now Oscar’s the underdog hero of his town and even Lourdes wants to be his friend.

 

Two Catch a Thief by Tom Watson

Series: Stick Cat

Much to Edith’s delight, she and Stick Cat are enjoying a lazy day at his apartment. But not for long. Soon, strange and threatening sounds come from the ceiling. What could it be? An elephant? Santa?

 

The Adventurer’s Guide to Dragons (And Why They Keep Biting Me) by Wade White

Anne, Penelope and Hiro are tasked with an unwanted quest: to kill the dragon queen. This could start a war between people and the dragon clan, but ignoring the quest could have equally devastating results. So to avoid disaster and save the world, the three friends must face dragon trials, defeat robots, and circumvent bureaucracy.

 
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