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Love, Stargirl —Spinelli, Jerry.

Still moping months after being dumped by her Arizona boyfriend Leo, fifteen-year-old Stargirl, a home-schooled free spirit, writes "the world's longest letter" to Leo, describing her new life in Pennsylvania.

Surviving the Applewhites —Tolan, Stephanie S.

Jake, a budding juvenile delinquent, is sent for home schooling to the arty and eccentric Applewhite family's Creative Academy, where he discovers talents and interests he never knew he had.

Mr. Lemoncello's all-star breakout game —Grabenstein, Chris, author.

"To win Mr. Lemoncello's new television game show, Kyle and his team have to break out of their comfort zone and walk a mile in other characters' shoes and figure out how to unlock a series of locks and break out of the ...

A spark unseen —Cameron, Sharon, 1970-

When Katharine Tulman foils an attempt to kidnap her Uncle Tully, she finds herself caught up in international intrigue. Aware that there are people who want to turn her uncle's mechanical fish into an explosive device, ...

A frightful welcome —West, Alexandra.

The Addams family isn't your typical American family. Together, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Mad Uncle Fester, and Grandma are an eccentric clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them a ...

Doctor Proctor's fart powder —Nesbø, Jo, 1960-

New friends Nilly and Lisa help eccentric professor Doctor Proctor develop his latest invention, a powder that makes one fart, making them very popular at school, but someone is planning to steal the industrial-strength ...

Where I belong —Hahn, Mary Downing.

No one is kind to sixth-grader Brendan Doyle: his foster mother, his teachers, his classmates, and especially the thugs who bully him. He takes refuge in books, drawing, carving, and daydreaming. When Brendan stumbles up...

Mr. Lemoncello and the titanium ticket —Grabenstein, Chris, author.

"Four lucky kids go on a scavenger hunt inside Mr. Lemoncello's Gameworks factory, where they compete for a chance to win a titanium ticket"-- Provided by publisher.

Jingle Jangle : the invention of Jeronicus Jangle : the novelization —Talbert, Lyn.

"A holiday tale set in the snow-covered town of Cobbleton ... follows eccentric toymaker Jeronicus Jangle whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when a betrayal by a former protégé leaves Jeronicus...

The mad scientist —Thorpe, Kiki.

When Polly finds out that her stepbrother will be in her class, she panics. She has to prevent the class from being turned into her mad scientist stepbrother's lab rats.

Cake : love, chickens, and a taste of peculiar —Magnin, Joyce.

Wilma Sue is wary of the eccentric sisters, Ruth and Naomi, at her new foster home, but wonders if she might have a true home with them, baking and delivering cakes and tending their chickens, until she is implicated in ...

A day with Wilbur Robinson —Joyce, William, 1957- author, illustrator.

While spending the day in the Robinson household, Wilbur's best friend joins in the search for Grandfather Robinson's missing false teeth and meets one wacky relative after another.

Very rich —Horvath, Polly, author.

Ten-year-old Rupert, from a very large, very poor family, accidently becomes part of an eccentric rich family's life beginning at Christmas, and soon sees that wealth is not everything.

The spell book of Listen Taylor (and the secrets of the Family Zing) —Moriarty, Jaclyn.

Twelve-year-old Listen Taylor learns a great deal from the eccentric and secretive Zing family, as she fumbles her way through a new school, problems with old friends, and a spell book she finds soon after she and her fa...

The squirting donuts —Adler, David A., author, illustrator.

Danny and Calvin decide to find out why their fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Cakel, is suddenly behaving very strangely by not only failing to enforce her many rules, but by violating some herself.

A small zombie problem —Campbell, K. G. (Keith Gordon), 1966- author, illustrator.

When August DuPont, eleven, leaves his eccentric Aunt Hydrangea's crumbling mansion for the first time ever, he meets family, makes a friend, and attracts a zombie.

L'arbragan —Goldstyn, Jacques, author, illustrator.

"Quand on n'est pas pareil ou qu'on est original, ça fait rire les gens ou pire: ça les dérange." (p. [5]). Mais qu'importe: le jeune narrateur revendique sa différence et mène sa vie comme il l'entend, dans la soli...

From Alice to Zen and everyone in between —Atkinson, E. J. (Elizabeth Jane), 1961-

Upon moving from Boston to the suburbs, eleven-year-old tomboy Alice meets Zen, a very strange neighbor who is determined to help her become popular when they both begin middle school, although he himself is a loner.

The Doldrums —Gannon, Nicholas.

Archer B. Helmsley wants an adventure. No, he needs an adventure. His grandparents were famous explorers . . . until they got stuck on an iceberg. Now Archer's mother barely lets him out of the house. As if that would st...

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