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Ariel's brave kitten

Ariel's brave kitten

Koster, Amy Sky, author
2021

A Step 1 reader pairs skill-building rhymes and bouncy text with eye-catching Disney artwork in the story of how Treasure the kitten becomes Princess Ariel's special Palace Pet.

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The Bad Guys in cut to the chase

The Bad Guys in cut to the chase

Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator
2021

A mysterious doorway! (Sure, it's in the grossest restaurant in the world, but that doesn't make it any less mysterious, OK?) Behold! What lies beyond?! An evil centipede? An alternate universe? A few decent explanations? VRRRING! NING! NING! Hey, was that a CHAINSAW?! Let's see if you can read and run at the same time... GO!

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Grumpy monkey. 1, Freshly squeezed

Grumpy monkey. 1, Freshly squeezed

Lang, Suzanne, author
2021

Jim Panzee is out for his usual Wednesday walk when he accidentally squishes his stress orange into orange juice. He and his friends must cross the jungle before all of the fresh oranges are gone.

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The marshal and the sinister still

The marshal and the sinister still

Wendelboe, C. M., author
2020

"Nelson Lane finds himself once again assisting local law enforcement in Wyoming. This time it's a tribal policeman enlisting the US marshal's help to find a girl who has gone missing from the Wind River reservation. It's a good excuse to take a break"-- Provided by publisher.

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No way out

No way out

Michaels, Fern, author
2021

Struggling to remember the accident that left her in a coma and led to her boyfriend's disappearance, video game developer Ellie Bowman starts over in rural Missouri, before an inexplicable reunion threatens everything she has rebuilt.

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The okay witch and the hungry shadow. 2

The okay witch and the hungry shadow. 2

Steinkellner, Emma, author, illustrator
2021

Moth is starting to settle into her newfound witch heritage and powers, but life at school continues to be rough. Even her best friend, Charlie, doesn't entirely understand what it's like for her to always be the one who gets mocked, and things only get worse when Moth's mom starts dating one of the dorkiest teachers in the school! Then Moth gets hold of a mysterious charm that can unleash another version of herself; one who is confident, cool, and extremely popular. What could possibly go wrong?

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The okay witch

The okay witch

Steinkellner, Emma, author, artist
2019

Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she's about to discover that witches aren't just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder's Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centuries-old history of witch drama. And, surprise: Moth's family is at the center of it all! When Moth's new powers show up, things get totally out-of-control. She meets a talking cat, falls into an enchanted diary, and unlocks a hidden witch world. Secrets surface from generations past as Moth unravels the complicated legacy at the heart of her town, her family, and herself.

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Ralph Compton : drive for independence

Ralph Compton : drive for independence

Brandt, Lyle, 1951- author
2020

"After a child is accidentally killed in a shootout, Art Catlin decides to give up his life of bounty hunting and finds a new career as a drover, working for the Bar X ranch. The trail is 770 miles from Santa Fe to Independence, Missouri, and Art isn't fool enough to think it'll be an easy journey. As they head east, they seem to come upon countless threats, from environmental to personal. If they're to make it all the way with the herd intact, Catlin will need to use all of the skill and knowledge he's acquired over his long and violent career."--Back cover.

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The restarting point

The restarting point

Bolden, Marci, author
2021

"Marketing executive and mother of two, Jade Kelly can now add cancer survivor to her list of successes. But while her life looks good on paper, four months out of treatment, Jade realizes she hardly knows her college-age children and she and her husband Nick are little more than housemates. Determined to start over, Jade schedules a family vacation to a lakefront cabin. When her kids bail and Nick stays home to handle a last minute work crisis, Jade heads to Chammont Point alone, determined to dust herself off and figure out what to do with the rest of her life. While she's away, the life she thought she had unravels. Secrets, lies, and old wounds drive Jade into new adventures and new relationships. With the help of family and new found friends, Jade learns starting over sometimes means finding a brand new restarting point."

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Sauvetage surprise

Sauvetage surprise

Potvin, Marie, 1971- auteur
2020

Zoélie, Guillaumette, Gédéon (toujours sous sa forme de cochon), Baptiste et Cléo se préparent à réparer les anachronismes et anomalies temporelles qu'ils ont provoqués et à reprendre le cours de leur vie. Seulement, pour ce faire, il leur faut récupérer le vélo de Cléo aux mains des redoutables frères Frigon, mais également sortir Gervette de l'école de réforme où le curé l'a envoyée. Le temps presse, d'ailleurs, car la fillette est affaiblie par la maladie et aurait besoin des médicaments disponibles dans le futur. Seulement, Gervette refuse d'aller où que ce soit tant qu'elle ne sera pas assurée que Gérémienne lui a pardonné d'avoir accidentellement provoqué la mort de Gédéon. La mère Gaudreault refuse par ailleurs de laisser partir sa fille, arguant que les décisions de monsieur le curé doivent être respectées à la lettre. Voilà donc Gervette confrontée à un choix douloureux, puisque tout retour en arrière sera impossible une fois le voyage dans le temps effectué. Au milieu de la tourmente, Zoélie et ses compagnons d'infortune découvrent par ailleurs que Malvina n'a pas encore dit son dernier mot...

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Unforgettable you

Unforgettable you

Bolden, Marci, author
2021

Widow Carrie Gable is desperate to care fir her ailing mother-in-law at home but the mounting medical bills are becoming more than she can handle. A request to board a handful of Hollywood's most elite actors at the historic inn comes just in time to save Doreen from bankruptcy. If Carrie can survive a few months with demanding houseguests, she won't have to worry about bills and can focus on caring for Doreen. Will Walker has agreed to star in a movie he has no interst in but has been reassured will save his fading career. The script is lackluster and his leading lady is impossible, but being around the down-to-earth innkeeper and her mother-in-law make the filming bearable. The more time he spends with Carrie, the more he longs for a simpler life, but his ties to LA aren't ready to let him go. With stardom pulling Will in one direction and the need to care for Doreen tugging Carrie in another, will their love be strong enough to survive their real lives?

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