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Junior School Reading

Information to help grow a love of reading

New Junior School Fiction | Click on the book cover to borrow via the catalogue.

Smashie Mcperter and the Mystery of Room 11

When the classroom's pet hamster disappears, Smashie McPerter and her best friend, Dontel, start digging for clues. They discover, however, there is more than one mystery afoot. A lively and funny mystery.

When You Trap a Tiger

Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? When Lily and her family move in with her sick grandmother, a magical tiger straight out of grandmothers folktales arrives, prompting Lily to unravel a secret family history. Long, long ago, Halmoni stole something from the tigers. Now they want it back. With the help of her sister and her new friend Ricky, Lily must find her voice...and the courage to face a tiger.

Code name bananas

London 1940. As bombs rain down on the city, little Eric forms an extraordinary relationship with a huge Gorilla, Gertrude. But when the Zoo becomes dangerous, Eric must go on an adventure to rescue Gertrude...and save the day.

The magic misfits

Do you believe in magic? Carter doesn't. He knows magic tricks are just that - tricks. And as a street magician he's also pretty good at them. But then after being threatened by a dastardly carnival ringleader, Carter teams up with five other like-minded kids and the MAGIC MISFITS are born! Can the gang use their magical talents to save the day?

Out of My Mind

Eleven-year-old Melody is not like most people. She can't walk, talk or write. All because she has cerebral palsy. But she also has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She's the smartest kid in her whole school, but NO ONE knows it. But Melody refuses to be defined by her disability. And she's determined to let everyone know it...somehow.

Splat! Another Messy Sunday #2

Tiger and Luna return to the fantastic frame, and this time they enter the famous dotted world of Georges Seurat's painting. But how will they return to the real world to avoid getting trapped in the painting before time runs out? A fantastic adventure.

Smashie Mcperter and the Mystery of the Missing Goop

When the third-graders of Room 11 learn that they all must take part in a musicale, Smashie can't wait to sing something heartfelt and loud. Charlene's mom has agreed to donate her special gel that lengthens and sculpts hair into shapes. But the jars of goop go missing! Time for Smashie and her best friend, Dontel, to put on their Investigation Suits. . . .

Jetpack Attack

Join Carmen Sandiego and decide where in the world to go next in this globe-trotting, daring caper! Stop VILE from stealing the superior jetpack technology you've developed and using it for nefarious deeds. With twenty possible endings, your adventures can take you all over the world--or out of the game. Which will you choose?

The case of the girl in grey

All of London knows that Lady Ada and Mary are the girls to go to if you have a problem. Their new case involves a horrible hospital, a missing will, a hasty engagement and a suspiciously slippery servant. But Mary's stumbled onto a mystery of her own. She spotted a ghostly girl in a grey gown dashing through the park. Is there a perfectly supernatural explanation?

The Underground Ghosts

This is the tenth-and final!-title in her not-too-scary chapter book mystery series, The Haunted Library, It's almost Halloween, and Kaz and Claire are off to Seattle to visit Claire's cousins. They explore the local library . . . and find a ghost living there! The ghost's family has been missing, so Kaz and Claire decide to investigate.

Well of Witches

Book 3 of the Thickety. Kara and Taff have finally reached the World beyond the island, and it's in total turmoil. As the Spider Queen lures new witches to her side, an army of gray cloaks sets out on a crusade to destroy all magic, led by the vicious witch hunter, Timoth Clen. Kara and Taff have to undo the terrible curse on their father before it's too late ...

Delphine and the magic ballet shoes

Delphie's greatest dream is to become a ballerina, and she can't quite believe it when she is invited to join the new ballet school. But there's more to Madame Zarakova's than it at first seems and with the help of some very special ballet shoes, Delphie finds herself spinning into a whole new world ...

Rain Reign

Struggling with the challenges of OCD and Asperger's syndrome, Rose, a homonym enthusiast, shares an inseparable bond with a beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines and safe places in order to search for her pet

The Meaning of Maggie

Eleven-year-old Maggie Mayfield is an A-plus student with big plans for herself, but at this moment she is also facing a lot of problems--like starting middle school and figuring out how to help her father who is out of work and in a wheelchair.

Amelia Fang and the Rainbow Rangers

This is the fourth book about Amelia Fang, a sparkly little vampire in a dark and gloomy world. where even unicorns are terrifying! On a trip with her Rainbow Rangers troop , Amelia and the gang stumble upon an ancient curse - and are shrunk to the size of bugs! How will they make the bloodcurdlingly BIG journey to break the curse when they are all so very TINY?

Ninja Kid

Nelson's a nerd! Unfit, uncool ... totally awkward! But when he wakes up on his tenth birthday, he discovers he's a NINJA! THE LAST NINJA ON EARTH! How's he going to save the world when he can't even get his undies on the right way?!
There are 6 books in this series. Read them all!

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