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Book cover Almost Super New Review
Marion Jensen (2014) , 200+ pages
Audience: Intermediate (4th-6th grade)
Category: Fantasy

Everyone in the Bailey family gets super powers on the first Leap Day after their 12th birthday, even if they marry into the family. Maybe it`s strength or speed or, maybe, intelligence. But Rafter and his brother Benny at 4:23 on Leap Day get powers that are anything but super. Even so, Rafter knows that he can help the Baileys against the villainous Johnsons. Somehow, Rafter and Benny must find a way to save their families and their city from a powerful new threat. Will their powers prevail?

Reviewed by: Kristi / Mountain Island Library
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Book cover Mark of the Dragonfly New Review
Jaleigh Johnson (2014) , 200+ pages
Audience: Intermediate (4th-6th grade)
Category: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Thirteen-year old Piper lives in Scrap Town 16 and fixes machines brought to her by "scrappers" after meteorstorms. After the latest storm, Piper finds a young survivor with a dragonfly tattoo on her arm. The tattoo is the king’s mark, and Piper figures that getting the girl back to the king will earn her a big reward. The two girls stow away on a train called the “Old 401”, but will they survive a train attack and kidnapping in order to reach the king? There is plenty of adventure in this exciting book.

Reviewed by: Thea / South County Regional Library

Book cover Tesla`s Attic New Review
Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman (2014) , 200+ pages
Audience: Intermediate (4th-6th grade)
Category: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Have you ever heard of science genius Nikola Telsa? You will know more about him when you read this book. Nick, his younger brother, and dad are starting their lives in Colorado Springs. When Nick opens the attic door to his room, an antique toaster hits him on the head. Later, he discovers tons of old stuff in the attic and has a garage sale. People from the community are oddly attracted to buy the old junk. Things get stranger as Nick has to get back all of the items he sold at the garage sale. An ancient secret society, the Accelerati, wants to destroy Nick’s efforts so that they can carry out their own sinister plan. In this fast paced action thriller Nick gains some new friends along the way, Mitch, Vincent, and Caitlin, who help him discover the power of those old inventions.

Book cover A Tangle of Knots
Lisa Graff (2013) , 200+ pages
Audience: Intermediate (4th-6th grade)
Category: Adventure, Fantasy, NCCBA

36 suitcases with a habit of disappearing, and one of them has a secret. People who are born with strange and wonderful talents like: never getting a paper cut, finding lost things, or knowing and baking the perfect flavor of cake for anybody in the world. Knotting them all together is a strange and wonderful mystery, a dream waiting to come true, and the world’s biggest cake-baking competition in New York City. A ferret, a thief, and a hot air balloon ride help untangle everyone for what might be the sweetest slice of fate?

Reviewed by: Amanda / University City Regional Library
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Comments from Readers

Sabrina, age 11 from Indiana
Awesome book.

Javonna, age 14 from Nebraska
I loved this book. I smile with joy as i read it to my little sister at night. They love this book now

Hannah, age 11 from NC
I love it

Book cover Chews Your Destiny
Rhode Montijo (2013) , 120-160 pages
Audience: Primary (k-3rd grade), Intermediate (4th-6th grade)
Category: Adventure, Fantasy, Humor
(This book has outstanding illustrations)

Chewing gum all day every day is what Gabby Gomez loves best, but her gum- chewing habit has gotten her into a lot of sticky spots. When her mom finally draws the line and takes the last of her gum, Gabby is devastated. But wait… is that one last piece in her pocket? What could it hurt? Gabby is about to discover her secret power to save lives and catch crooks, but will her mom burst her bubble when she finds out? With bubble gum pink illustrations throughout, this unique superhero story is sure to please graphic novel and chapter book readers alike.

Reviewed by: Rene / ImaginOn

Comments from Readers

abby, age 10 from north carolina
this book is really good

Eliza, age 8 from NC
will i love the part when gabby gomez chews gum all day. it makes me laugh. i love this book.

Conner Cassidy, age 8 from Charlotte, NC
it is a cool book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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