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White Lake Township Library

White Lake Township Library

Books for 10, 11, and 12 year olds

The Baby-sitter’s Club: Boy-Crazy Stacey by Gale Galligan

Stacey and Mary Anne are baby-sitting for the Pike family for two weeks at the New Jersey shore. Things are great in Sea City: There's a gorgeous house right on the beach, a boardwalk, plenty of sun and sand... and the cutest boy Stacey has ever seen.

Mary Anne thinks that Stacey should leave Scott alone and focus on the Pike kids, but Stacey's in love. Looking for reasons to hang around his lifeguard stand takes up all of her time, which means Mary Anne has to do the job of two baby-sitters. Mary Anne doesn't like it one bit How can she tell Stacey that Scott just isn't interested without ruining their friendship and breaking Stacey's heart?

 

 

 

How to be a Supervillain: Bad Guys Finish First by Michael Fry

It's time for Victor Spoil to hang up his cape. After trying to be the supervillain his diabolical parents always wanted, it's time he followed his own dream to become a librarian. As a nice guy who likes quiet and order, Victor knows he'll be happy reading books for the rest of his life.

But when his library is suddenly attacked by robot ninjas and he sees his boss leap into battle, Victor learns that librarians are actually a secret league working to bring order to the whole world. It all sounds wonderful to Victor...until he finds out that his friends are planning to destroy the librarians' plan for peace. Who's right and who's wrong? Sometimes it's hard to tell if you're a good guy...or a supervillain.

 

 

The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade by Max Brallier

Surviving their first winter after the Monster Apocalypse was no easy feat, yet Jack and his buddies waste no time springing to action against some of the nastiest, most evil monsters around. When Jack discovers his Louisville Slicer has new, otherworldly powers, he's thrown into epic training to find out what kind of destruction the blade can wield. But between fighting off zombies, fleeing from strange, glowy Vine-Thingies erupting from the ground, and squeezing in a video game session or two, there's barely time left to figure out what's wrong with their buddy, Dirk, who's been acting weird any time he's around the undead. When an unexpected villain appears, can Jack and his friends save themselves--and the rest of the world--from cosmic domination?

 

 

Ali Cross by James Patterson

Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, former detective and FBI agent Alex Cross. While solving some of the nation's most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing. Can Ali have the same strength and resolve?

When Ali's best friend Abraham is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him. At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhood---and even his own house. With his father on trial for a crime he didn't commit, it's up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend. But being a kid sleuth isn't easy---especially when your father warns you not to get involved ---and Ali soon learns that clues aren't always what they seem. Will his detective work lead to a break in Abraham's case or cause even more trouble for the Cross family?


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Stick Dog Craves Candy by Tom Watson

Guts by Raina Telgemeier

Star Wars, Rogue One: Rebel Dossier by Jason Fry

George by Alex Gino

Dork Diaries: Tales from a not-so-happy birthday by Rachel Renee Russell

Camp by Kayla Miller

Each Tiny Spark by Pablo Cartaya

Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel by Michael Moreci 

City of Ghosts: Tunnel Of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

Magic Misfits: Minor Third by Neil Patrick Harris