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Hardcover: March 25, 2014

Cecily and Jeremy have been sent to live with their uncle Peregrine in the English countryside, safe from the war, along with a young refugee named May. But when Cecily and May find two mysterious boys hiding in the ruins of a nearby castle, an extraordinary adventure begins.

Hardcover: April 15, 2014
Petrarch's Library travels through time to anywhere there's trouble, like the Spanish Inquisition, or ancient Greece, or...Passaic, New Jersey, where Dorrie and her brother Marcus accidentally find the library's secret society of ninja librarians. But when a traitor surfaces, Dorrie and Marcus are prime suspects. Can they clear their names before the only passage back home closes forever?
The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler - Children's Fiction
Hardcover: April 15, 2014

When Alice's father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon--an uncle she's never heard of and knows nothing about. He lives in an enormous manor with a massive library that is off-limits to Alice. But then she meets a talking cat. And even for a rule-follower, when a talking cat sneaks you into a forbidden library and introduces you to an arrogant boy who dares you to open a book, it's hard to resist. Especially if you're a reader to begin with. Soon Alice finds herself INSIDE the book, and the only way out is to defeat the creature imprisoned within. It seems her uncle is more than he says he is. But then so is Alice.

Hardcover: March 25, 2014

   Piper has never seen the Mark of the Dragonfly until she finds the girl amid the wreckage of a caravan in the Meteor Fields.
   The girl doesn't remember a thing about her life, but the intricate tattoo on her arm is proof that she's from the Dragonfly Territories and that she's protected by the king. Which means a reward for Piper if she can get the girl home.
   The one sure way to the Territories is the 401, a great old beauty of a train. But a ticket costs more coin than Piper could make in a year. And stowing away is a difficult prospect--everyone knows that getting past the peculiar green-eyed boy who stands guard is nearly impossible.
   Life for Piper just turned dangerous. A little bit magical. And very exciting, if she can manage to survive the journey.

Hardcover: March 18, 2014
Theodora Tenpenny spills rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather’s painting and discovers a Renaissance masterpiece underneath. But Theo’s grandfather was a security guard at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and she worries the painting was stolen. Theo's search for answers shows her a new side of her grandfather. To solve the mystery, she'll have to build a community, one serendipitous friendship at a time.
Hardcover: March 18, 2014

Fiona shows up on Alistair's doorstep with a proposition: she wants him to write her biography. Fiona says a portal in her basement leads to a magical world where a creature called the Riverman is stealing children's souls. If Fiona really believes what she’s saying, Alistair fears she may be crazy. But if it’s true, her life could be at risk, and it’s up to Alistair to separate fact from fiction, fantasy from reality.

Hardcover: March 4, 2014
Nobody ever left the village of Wormwood before Quentin Herms vanishes. Vega Jane knows Quentin was chased, and he's left a dangerous trail of clues only she can decode. But just as deadly are the threats within Wormwood, a place built on lies, where influential people are willing to kill to keep secrets. Vega is determined to uncover the truth --- but the closer she gets, the more she risks her life.
Painting the Rainbow by Amy Gordon - Historical Fiction
Hardcover: March 14, 2014

In this poignant middle-grade novel taking place over the summer of 1965, Holly and her cousin Ivy discover family secrets no one has spoken of since World War II involving a terrifying accident, their Uncle Jesse s death in a Japanese Internment camp, and a boy named Kiyo.

Hardcover: February 20, 2014

Artist, poet, and award-winning author Douglas Florian successfully captures the comedy of kids’ everyday lives with this jam-packed volume of 170 nonsense poems. Meander through the different aisles --- such as “Jests & Jives” or “Tons of Puns” --- to find everything from laugh-out-loud limericks to frenetic free verse.

Hardcover: March 11, 2014
For the first 128 years of U.S history, no women served in Congress. Beginning with the women’s suffrage movement and going all the way through the results of the 2012 election, Ilene Cooper deftly covers more than a century of U.S. history in order to highlight the influential and diverse group of female leaders who opened doors for women in politics and the nation as a whole.