Disappearing Act

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by Sid Fleischman

What do you do when your mother disappears and a strange man starts stalking you? If you’re Kevin and Holly Kidd, you try to lose yourself in the wacky world of Venice Beach, California, where boardwalk entertainers do everything from juggling watermelons to telling fortunes to try to make a living.

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Cyrano

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by Geraldine McCaughrean

Swordsman, soldier, poet . . . and possessor of the biggest nose in all of France! Cyrano de Bergerac was all this and more, for behind his grotesque face beat the heart of a lover. And, being Cyrano, who could he fall in love with but the most beautiful woman in Paris?

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Beloved Dearly, The

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by Doug Cooney

Ernie Castellano, fast-talking wheeler-dealer kid, has come up with his greatest idea yet: pet funerals! With his pals Dusty (an artist in coffins) and Swimming Pool (one of the world’s great criers, an asset to any funeral she attends) Ernie creates a thriving business—and manages to land himself in more hot water than he has ever dreamed of. High-spirited, hilarious, and unexpectedly touching, The Beloved Dearly is a sparkling debut for a major new voice in books for young readers.

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Last Hunt, The
  Unicorn Chronicles: Book 4

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by Bruce Coville

It’s here at last! For over a decade readers have been clamoring to know how Cara’s adventures in Luster turn out. In The Last Hunt, all the secrets are revealed and the plot threads brought together in an epic story that thunders to a heart-pounding and astonishing conclusion.

Beloved and her Hunters have invaded, and the battle for the world of the unicorns begins.

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