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Eerie Elementary series

Eerie Elementary is one scary school! Even though the series is set in a school, it's the problem-solving moments that provide the real education. Sam, Antonio, and Lucy have to overcome their fear and find ways to solve some scary situations, and they rely on logic, intuition, and straight-up determination to get it done.

The Jigsaw Jones series

The Jigsaw Jones Mysteries is an American series of young children's detective fiction. Solving mysteries is elementary for grade-school sleuth Theodore “Jigsaw” Jones and his best friend/fellow detective Mila Yeh as they investigate missing bicycles, smelly sneakers, and even ghosts and mummies in James Preller's wonderful Jigsaw Jones Mysteries for young readers.

A Forgery of Roses

Myra Whitlock has a gift. One many would kill for.

She’s an artist whose portraits alter people’s real-life bodies, a talent she must hide from those who would kidnap, blackmail, and worse in order to control it. Guarding that secret is the only way to keep her younger sister safe now that their parents are gone.

But one frigid night, the governor’s wife discovers the truth and threatens to expose Myra if she does not complete a special portrait that would resurrect the governor's dead son. Desperate, Myra ventures to his legendary stone mansion.


In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an alternative-medieval world to fantasy and science-fiction readers of all ages.

Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the treaty's anniversary draws near, however, tensions are high.


The  New York Times  bestselling author of  All the Stars and Teeth  brings to life a highly romantic, Gothic-infused world of wealth, desire, and betrayal. ​