Lacey Timberland Library
Summer 2017

Books that Raina talked about included...

Baillie, Marilyn     
How to save a species
Introduces readers to some of the most threatened species on Earth. Meet some of the scientists who study species survival, and discover what inspires their work-- from cases of critically endangered wildlife to the success stories of species that have been brought back from the brink of extinction. Rare photos and engaging text will fascinate readers of all ages, giving them a glimpse of the diversity that is essential to the future of life on Earth.

Brosgol, Vera     
Leave me alone!
Grandmother wants so badly to be left alone to finish the knitting for her grandchildren that she leaves her tiny home and her big family to journey to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting.

Camper, Cathy     
Lowriders in space
Lupe, Flapjack, Elirio customize their car into a low rider for the Universal Car Competition to win the cash prize that will enable them to buy their own garage.

Forbes, Scott     
You rule! : create your own country
Tired of following other people's rules? Think you can do better? Now's your chance! This innovative and fun new title from Lonely Planet Kids shows you how to design a completely new nation from scratch. Decide on the laws, choose your borders, make your flag, attract loyal citizens and lots more. You'll get to create, organise, govern and judge. You can be king, queen, big chief, emperor, president or dictator. Includes fun projects to complete, bold full-colour illustrations and fascinating facts about the world's micronations. Get ready to claim your throne, because right here, right now, you rule!

Frazier, Sundee Tucker     
Cleo Edison Oliver, playground millionaire
Fifth-grader Cleo Edison Oliver is full of money-making ideas, and her fifth-grade Passion Project is no different--but things get more complicated when she has to keep her business running, be a good listener when her best friend needs her, and deal with the bully teasing her about being adopted at the same time.

Keating, Jess     
Pink is for blobfish : discovering the world's perfectly pink animals
"An informative introduction to the weirdest, wildest, pinkest creatures in the animal kingdom"--|cProvided by publisher.

Larson, Kirby     
Audacity Jones to the rescue
In 1910, Audacity Jones is an eleven-year-old orphan living a monotonous life at Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls, and wondering why nothing exciting ever happens -- but when the mysterious Commodore Crutchfield whisks her away to Washington D.C., she finds herself involved in a sinister and dangerous plot against the president of the United States.

Maruyama, Chihiro     
Pierre the maze detective : the search for the stolen maze stone
"Mr X has stolen the Maze Stone, which has the power to turn the whole of Opera City into a maze. Can you help Pierre and his friend Carmen find their way through the mazes -- and stop Mr X before it's too late?" --P. [4] of cover.

Soontornvat, Christina     
The Changelings
When eleven-year-old Izzy's sister, Hen, disappears into the woods near their new house, Izzy, aided by a band of outlaw Changelings, must seek her in the land of Faerie.

Velasquez, Crystal     
Just princesses
Katrina and her friends Red Riding Hood, Snow White, and Prince Maximillian travel to distant lands and face dangerous foes to save their kingdoms.

Williams, Dave     
To burp or not to burp : a guide to your body in space
Explores how the human body behaves in zero gravity, answering questions about how astronauts go to the bathroom, why they grow taller, and why burping is risky in space.

Woods, Brenda     
Zoe in wonderland
"Introverted, daydream-prone Zoe is afraid her real life will never be as exciting as her imaginary one"--|cProvided by publisher.

Zia, F     
Child of spring
In India, young Basanta struggles to accept her role as servant to a temperamental rich girl while dreaming of having a beautiful ring of her own.

  June 2017