Thursday, May 30, 2013

Display - Ye Old Magic Shop


By Brandon Mull
When fifth-graders Nate, Summer, Trevor, and Pigeon meet the owner of the new candy store in town and are given a magical candy that endows them with super powers, they find that along with its benefits there are also dangerous consequences.
 
By Brandon Mull
Nate and his friends think the new Arcadeland, where tickets can earn jets, tanks, subs, and racecars, is totally cool, until they learn that the arcade owner is hiding a secret.
 
By Anna Dale
Mr. Hardbattle, aided by his friends Miss Quint and resourceful thirteen-year-old Arthur Goodenough, seeks a new home for all of the magic that has gone out of control and taken over his bookshop and home.
 
By Polly Shulman
New York high school student Elizabeth gets an after-school job as a page at the "New-York Circulating Material Repository," and when she gains coveted access to its Grimm Collection of magical objects, she and the other pages are drawn into a series of frightening adventures involving mythical creatures and stolen goods.
 
By Kathryn Littlewood
 Twelve-year-old Rose Bliss and her siblings track down magical ingredients in Paris so Rose can compete in a baking challenge against her evil aunt and win back the family's magical cookbook.
 
 The Monster's Ring
By Bruce Coville
A timid boy, eager to frighten the school bully on Halloween night, acquires a magic ring and the power to change himself into a hideous monster.
 
By Bruce Coville
When an ordinary-looking fifth grader purchases a talking toad, she embarks on a series of extraordinary adventures.
 
By Bruce Coville
 Charlie, a sixth-grader with a compulsion to tell lies, acquires a mysterious skull that forces its owner to tell only the truth, causing some awkward moments before he understands its power.
 
By Bruce Coville
Small for his age but artistically talented, twelve-year-old Jeremy Thatcher unknowingly buys a dragon's egg.
 
By Bruce Coville
 A shy twelve-year-old girl must solve a puzzle involving characters from Greek mythology to free herself from a spell which makes her irresistible to boys.
Ages 8-12.

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