Children's/YA New Releases 3/9/2015

Twelve Minutes to Midnight Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780807581391
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2015

Penelope Tredwell is the feisty thirteen-year-old orphan heiress of Victorian Britain's bestselling magazine, the Penny Dreadful. Her spine-chilling tales--concealed under the pen name Montgomery Finch--are gripping the public. One day she receives a letter from the governor of the Bedlam madhouse requesting Finch's help to investigate the asylum's strange goings-on.


Shadows of the Silver Screen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807573181
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2015

As the age of the silent film dawns, a mysterious filmmaker approaches the Penny Dreadful with a proposal to turn Montgomery Flinch's sinister stories into motion pictures. With Monty starring in the production, filming begins but is plagued by a series of strange and frightening events.


The Black Crow Conspiracy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807507803
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2015

Penelope Tredwell, the pen behind bestselling author, Montgomery Flinch, is cursed with writer's block. She needs a sensational new story or her magazine, the Penny Dreadful, will go under.


The Case of the Vanishing Emerald Cover Image
By Holly Webb, Marion Lindsay (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780544339279
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 3rd, 2015

"Isnt it a bit strange that all these horrible things are happening to Miss Massey now... Just in time to make her think that the curse is working."


Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile Cover Image
By Marcia Wells, Marcos Calo (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544439405
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 3rd, 2015

"Bound to be a series that will appeal to fans of fast-paced mysteries." --SLJ Not many sixth-graders work undercover for the NYPD, but Edmund Xavier Lonnrot, code name Eddie Red, is not just any sixth-grader.


The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781419715174
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Published: Amulet Books - March 10th, 2015

In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren t strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient.


Beastkeeper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780805099805
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 3rd, 2015

Sarah has always been on the move. Her mother hates the cold, so every few months her parents pack their bags and drag her off after the sun. She's grown up lonely and longing for magic. She doesn't know that it's magic her parents are running from.


Dead to Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423187127
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 3rd, 2015

"Don't believe anything they say."
Those were the last words that Annie spoke to Alice before turning her back on their family and vanishing without a trace. Alice spent four years waiting and wondering when the impossibly glamorous sister she idolized would return to her--and what their Hollywood-insider parents had done to drive her away.


The Finisher Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545652209
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 4th, 2014

SHE WILL NOT BREAK
Vega Jane was always told no one could leave the town of Wormwood. She was told there was nothing outside but a forest filled with danger and death. And she always believed it -- until the night she saw Quentin Herms run away.


How to Win at High School Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062336866
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Published: Harper Teen - March 3rd, 2015

Adam Higgs is a loser, and he's not okay with it.


In a Split Second Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481413947
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2015

Two lives. One explosive moment. And a secret that could end it all... A riveting, romantic thriller from the author of Girl, Missing.


Celebrating Texas Cover Image
By Marion Dane Bauer, C. B. Canga (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780547897868
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 18th, 2013

Meet Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher He loves to explore new places. Today, he's visiting Texas, the Lone Star State. His first stop is a big rodeo show to ride a bucking bronco and see real cowboys do amazing tricks.