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JANUARY 5, 2013
A world without UNDERPANTS?!

The last time we saw George and Harold in Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Re-Turn of Tippy Tinkletrousers they had squashed dastardly Tippy Tinkletrousers as zombie nerds.  However, due to Tippy's time-traveling tricks, the reader is told that the events of the book had never happened, Captain Underpants was never created, and worst of all, there would be no more Captain Underpants books!!  

Well, have no fear, our heroes find their way out and manage to change history back, so that Captain Underpants exists again in.....

Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-boxers by Dav Pilkey

Place your hold now and find out how George and Harold change the course of history!

While you're waiting try one of Dav Pilkey's other books, like:


Or, Kat Kong


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posted by Kristin, Columbine Library

Categories: SeriesNew Books


DECEMBER 7, 2012
Lemony Snicket strikes again!

Who are you? Why are you here? What are you looking for? Does this have anything to do with Lemony Snicket? THESE ARE ALL THE WRONG QUESTIONS!

Yes fans of Lemony Snicket, there is a new series called, All the Wrong Questions, and the first book in the series, Who Could that Be at This Hour? is now available at the library.

Check out this amazing website and watch a book trailer for Who Could it Be at This Hour? including an interview with Lemony Snicket himself!  

If this new series is anything like the Series of Unfortunate Events, it should be exciting and fun to find out. What was your favorite "Series of Unfortunate Events" book? Mine is "The Reptile Room" (so creepy when their guardian, Uncle Monty, gets poisoned by his own snakes).

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posted by Connie, Lakewood Library

Categories: SeriesNew Books


NOVEMBER 25, 2012
Happy Birthday James Dashner!

November 26th is author James Dashner’s birthday!

Dashner writes amazing time travel fantasy adventures.

Have you ever wanted to travel to a different time?

In The Journal of Curious Letters thirteen-year-old Atticus "Tick" Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters from Alaska, signed only "M.G.," and the clues contained therein lead him on a journey to the perilous 13th Reality.

After being kidnapped by Mr. Chu, in The Hunt for Dark Infinity Tick and his friends Paul and Sofia must survive a series of tests in several different Realities.

Mistress Jane has tapped into the universe's darkest secret to create the Blade of Shattered Hope, and in her quest to attain a utopian reality for the future of mankind she is ready to risk billions of lives to set her plan in motion.

Is history broken?  Can we go back and fix it?

A Mutiny in Time is the first volume of the Infinity Ring series.

Best friends Dak Smyth and Sera Froste, together with the young Hystorian Riq, must use the Infinity Ring to travel back to a mutiny on the Santa María to correct history.

Do you want to be a time traveler?  What year would you visit?

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posted by Sheryl, Columbine Library

Categories: FantasySeries


NOVEMBER 16, 2012
John Flanagan, Australian author

Are you looking for adventure in another place and time? Well, then you must read John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series and the spinoff, The Brotherband Chronicles.

These two series take place in a combination of Medieval and Viking Times. The main characters are orphans and misfits who are taken under the wings of some of the powerful men in their countries. The young men are involved in battles against bullies, strange creatures, invading armies and even pirates! Ranger's Apprentice starts with The Ruins of Gorlan. There are eleven books in this series. After you've read these you may want to read the first book in the spinoff series, The Outcasts.

If you've read these, did you have a favorite character or book?

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posted by Rhoda, Belmar Library

Categories: SeriesFantasy


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