Staff picks from Kathy at Jr.

Ms. Rapscott's Girls Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142425619
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Published: Puffin Books - September 13th, 2016

What do you do if your parents are too busy to teach you anything? You go to Great Rapscott School for girls of too busy parents!  At this school in a lighthouse you will have many adventures that will help you learn how to find your way with the help of Ms. Rapscott and her two corgis, Lewis and Clark. FUN, FUN, FUN!

Making Mistakes on Purpose Cover Image
ISBN: 9780803738249
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Published: Dial Books - October 11th, 2016

For all those who savored every word of the wonderful Ms. Rapscott’s Girls, this is the sequel you might not have known you were waiting for. It is so full of adventure and humor and is so hard to put down.  Follow Ms. Rapscott, Lewis and Clark, and the girls as they learn to embrace mistakes even at the bottom.

The Poet's Dog Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062292629
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 13th, 2016

A beautiful, heart-warming story with characters to fall in love with.  Told from the point of view of Teddy, an Irish wolfhound, we learn of a dog’s loves of a poet, of two lost children, of his hopes and his joys.  Beautifully written, this is the tale of saving and love that I have been waiting for and didn’t know it.

The Lost Property Office Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481467094
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2016

Jack Buckles thought he knew his parents.  It turns out he was wrong.  There is an entire family legacy that he and his sister knew nothing about.  Now, he has much to learn if he is going to save his missing father.  How the Lost Property Office and his new friend Gwen help him do this is exciting, surprising, and takes you on an amazing adventure!

The Agency: A Spy in the House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763687489
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 26th, 2016

In Victorian England where women are limited in their options and virtually invisible, there is The Agency, a very secret and highly successful detective agency made up entirely of women. Follow Mary Lang, aka Mary Quinn, on her adventures full of suspense and intrigue in a time that is not quite ready for her.