Mr. Lemoncello and the titanium ticket /
By Grabenstein, Chris,
Ages 8-12."Six lucky kids go on a scavenger hunt inside Mr. Lemoncello's Gameworks factory, where they compete for a chance to win a Titanium Ticket"--

The Shadow Crosser /
By Cervantes, Jennifer,
Ages 8-12.Grades 4-6."When a few Mexica gods try to put their Maya counterparts out of commission, it's up to Zane and some godborns-in-training to save the universe"--

Rise of the shadow /
By Anderson, Brian,
Siblings Emma and Alex tumble into a secret world where magic is real and skilled illusionists can perform actual tricks--for better or worse. Perfect for fans of the Magic Misfits and the Land of Stories series. After their parents vanished, Alex and Emma are sent to live with strict Uncle Mordo. Only Emma's pet rabbit, Pimawa, keeps them company. But when flying skeletons called Rag-o-Rocs storm their once-quiet home, the kids escape just in time with Pimawa leading the way. The rabbit takes the siblings to the Conjurian, a land where magic exists and Pimawa can talk. But the Conjurian is in trouble. Magic has been disappearing, and the Shadow Conjurer, the most mysterious sorcerer of all, is on the hunt for the Eye of Dedi, an object so powerful it could destroy the Conjurian and human worlds. The battle to control all magic has begun. There's only one problem: Alex and Emma don't have any! Masterful storytelling and dozens of captivating illustrations fill author-illustrator Brian Anderson's world with charm and intrigue. Fall under the spell of the Conjurers.

Meme /
By Starmer, Aaron,
"Cole Weston--former friend, former boyfriend--was becoming erratic, dangerous. Something had to be done. Getting rid of Cole is practically a public service. So high school seniors Holly Morse, Grayson Hobbs, Logan Bailey, and Meeka Miller devise a plan: kill Cole. Bury him in the woods behind Meeka's house along with four old cell phones, wiped except for their video confession--insurance that no one will ever betray the group. And it seems like they've gotten away with it. Until the meme appears--a screenshot from their confession. The confession that's supposed to be buried with Cole forever, deep in the cold Vermont dirt."--Book jacket

Late lunch with llamas /
By Osborne, Mary Pope,
"The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to South America, where they must climb Machu Picchu to save a baby llama" -- Provided by publisher.Lexile

Out of this world /
By Wooding, Chris,
Ages 12-8.Grades 4-6.Twelve-year-old Jack is almost killed by intergalactic beings when he is mistaken for precocious superspy Gradius Clench, and his only chance for survival is to team up with a ragtag group of alien bounty hunters.

Something to say /
By Ramée, Lisa Moore,
"A friendless girl who has developed a knack for keeping her head down at school resists a red-headed newcomer who wants to make friends, before the two are paired for a class assignment that she hopes will secure her position on the debate team."--NoveList.Ages: 8-12.

War stories /
By Korman, Gordon,
Ages 9-11.Grades 4-6.Twelve-year-old Trevor Firestone loves playing war-based video games and he idolizes his great-grandfather Jacob who came home from World War II a celebrated hero; now ninety-three Jacob wants to retrace his journey in memory and reality and return to the small French village that his unit liberated, and Trevor is going with him--but not everyone in the town want Jacob to come, and Trevor is going to learn an important lesson: real war is not a video game, and valor and heroism can be very murky concepts.

Land of the cranes /
By Salazar, Aida,
Ages 8-12.Grades 4-6.Nine-year-old Betita and her parents fled Mexico after her uncle was killed by the cartels, and settled in Los Angeles seeking political asylum and safety in what her father calls Aztlan, the land of the cranes; but now they have been swept up by by the government's Immigration Customs Enforcement, her father deported back to Mexico, and Betita and her mother confined in a family detention camp--Betita finds heart in her imagination and the picture poems her father taught her, but each day threatens to further tear her family apart.

Kiki's delivery service /
By Kadono, Eiko,
Ages 8-12.Grades 4-6."Thirteen-year-old half-witch Kiki travels to the town of Koriko where she makes new friends, overcomes challenges, and shares her magic with her community to make the world a brighter place"--