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.
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?
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.
Bartlett Public Library District