Fans of the Magic Tree House series have to add this Halloween-themed one to their collection. Going Batty Ready, Freddy! He is hearing noises in his attic and is convinced there is a monster up there. When the bully at school threatens to call Freddy a baby unless he takes a picture of the monster, he and his best friend, Robbie, decide to accept the challenge.
But can they go through with it? What gives? Trixie the Halloween Fairy, from Fairyland, clues them in that Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the special Halloween candy she made for Halloween! Without it, the costumes, candy, and Halloween spirit will be ruined! Rachel, Kirsty, Trixie, and a little kitten named Moonlight have to outwit the goblins and find the missing candy first or Halloween will be over this year! Full of mystery and magic, this Halloween tale split into three parts packs lots of entertainment.
It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green! Children can decorate their own Halloween-themed cupcake. Refreshments will be served. All ages kids under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
Requires hour advance registration. Kids can create a spooky Halloween cake. All gruesome guests will enjoy snacks and punch. Ages , with a parent. FREE for library members. Parents and children will learn to make pumpkin energy balls. Michel Library, Francois-Perrault, Montreal. Laurent Blvd. Ages , with an adult. Luc Public Library, Cavendish Blvd.
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Hang out at the library and enjoy watching the movie Beetlejuice. Food and refreshments supplied. Hang out with friends and enjoy some holiday fun. Explore ancient constellation myths, design your own planet or moon, listen to stories about the universe, and more. Special pins will be given to those wearing space-themed costumes. Louis Ave. Come in costume and take part in Halloween-themed activities. Jean Baptiste Blvd. Notre-Dame St. Take part in a large costume party with a DJ, face painting, costume contest, costume exchange area, candies and hot chocolate.
Wear your costumes and join Cirkazou for an afternoon with a Halloween witch. Immerse yourself in the magical world of Harry Potter and play this famous team sport from the world of wizards. Dress up as your favourite characters. A special Halloween party for families offering a variety of activities to keep you entertained. A decorated pumpkin gets you a ticket to the party. Decorate a pumpkin at home no carvings please and drop it at the library between Oct.
Then, come in your costume and celebrate a magical evening with adventure, games and prizes. Laurent, Thimens Blvd. Candies will be given to all children who visit the library wearing a costume today, during opening hours. Come in costume for a ghoulish good time with a scavenger hunt and spooky stories.
Dawson Library, Graham Blvd. Stop by in costume and receive a candy bag.
This is a fun-filled event for children who do not celebrate Halloween. Music, animation and treats await. Learn about the origins of Halloween and have fun making friendly zombies. Croix Ave, Montreal. Reservations required. Get into the spirit of Halloween by making your own decoration. Create a mouse mask made out of recycled materials. All materials supplied. Anne de Bellevue Library, 40 St. Learn to make a colourful mask. Create a corn husk witch using natural and dyed corn husks, string, ribbon and scissors. A family workshop where you will decorate a pumpkin for Halloween.
A playful and scientific animation on the wonderful world of insects and spiders. Wear your costume to the library and get into the holiday spirit by making some spooky crafts. Discover different face-painting techniques to create fake wounds and turn yourself into a zombie, vampire or monster. This dystopian trilogy launch introduces Eve, the first girl born in 50 years, who is destined to renew the human race.
Ages 14— New Dr. Seuss titles are Dr. Seuss, illus. A Celebration of Dads by Dr. I Look Up To Step into Reading welcomes Garden Day! Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles 1 Mar. School-Tripped by Jennifer L. Holm, illus. Pinky Got Out! A flamingo hides among other animals after joining a class that is touring the zoo. Linda Sue Park, Ronald L. Smith, and more contribute to this roundup of stories about bravery from We Need Diverse Books.
During their senior year, best friends Delia and Josie must make tough decisions about their futures and the TV show they host. Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly Feb. Ages 10— Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith Mar. On a cross-country train trip, Hugo and Mae learn about love, each other, and their futures. Told to keep a food diary, an overweight girl records much more than what she eats after a family tragedy. A teen who is plunged into depression when her mother dies learns to persevere despite her grief and fear.
Friends living in quarantine at an island boarding school search for the truth behind their confinement after one of them disappears. My Two Dads and Me Mar. Woodstock, Baby! Rosen, illus. Two wolf pups find their way back to their pack, in this story featuring animal noises.
Unlikely friends—a thoughtful sloth and an impulsive fox—make their way to the pool in a tale celebrating differences. Wordy Birdy Meets Mr. Cougarpants by Tammi Sauer; illus. Chatty Wordy Birdy and her pals go camping, in this sequel to Wordy Birdy. Ages 4—7. New Hello, World! Dollop and Mrs. Fabulous by Jennifer Sattler Feb. What happens when a bunny allows her rambunctious younger sister to join her tea party? The Unbudgeable Curmudgeon by Matthew Burgess, illus. Ages 4—8. Marcus Mar. Ages 5— Immoral Code by Lillian Clark Feb.
Killing November by Adriana Mather Mar. At a secretive boarding school, students are trained to carry on family legacies that have built—and toppled—empires. The relationship between two best friends, reluctant car thief Nick and schizophrenic June, grows into something more. Together, best friends one outgoing, one beautiful win over a boy, but an honest mistake becomes an elaborate deception. XL by Scott Brown Mar.
Will is thrilled when he finally has a growth spurt—until it shows no signs of slowing down and begins to affect his relationships. A Small Zombie Problem by K. In this series debut, a girl Tyler has rescued from interdimensional space could be the catalyst to galactic war. A girl posing as a boy to become the imperial tailor falls for the court magician, in this series opener. Dismissed by many as severely autistic, Nova is in a new foster home eagerly awaiting the launch of the Challenger space shuttle, but her sister, who understands her, has disappeared.
Former best friends compete to see who can grow the biggest pumpkin and win the giant pumpkin race on the lake. The Girls by Lauren Ace, illus. This story about three close girls celebrates lasting friendship. Little Taco Truck by Tanya Valentine, illus. New friends help out a little taco truck who loses his parking space when more food trucks arrive. With the aid of fact finders, facts locked away underground because they cannot lie are finally able to spread truth. Mohammed, illus. Ages 5—7. A teacher comforts a girl who becomes smaller when her parents divorce. Cowhide-and-Seek by Sheri Dillard, illus.
A cow gleefully plays hide and seek with a frantic farmer. Ages up to 8. In a treehouse-building competition, two fairies with different strengths learn to work together. After his dream of winning a magic competition is dashed when his brother falls ill, Ethan learns what real magic is. Nira dreams of being a jazz musician, but her loving Guyanese immigrant family wants her to follow a more traditional path. Ages 12—up. Two gorillas and their friend lead a musical journey around the world.
Ages 3—5. Tooth Monsters by Jessica Martinello, illus. Ages 3—6. The Lost Star by Przemystaw Wechterowicz, illus.
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When a star falls to Earth, a dormouse and her pals help it get back home before its light fades. Ages 5—up. Astro Pea by Amalia Hoffman Mar. Pete the Pea and a cast of veggies blast off to explore space. Ages up to 6. In this introduction to the Impressionist painter, a young red fox discovers an easel in the garden in Giverny. Colors de la Runway by Clarence Ruth Feb. Robbins, illus.
Jocelyn wears different socks to express her mood and feelings. Bea sets out to solve the mystery of the missing bees and inspire her community to protect them. This guide for would-be Robinson Carusos contains nature-survival information. A rock collector struggles to control her temper while dealing with school and family drama. Where Is My? Dinosaur Bites by Heather Dakota, illus.
Horses Feb. Shark Attack! Ross Apr. After a storm, a porpoise in a Maine harbor meets a dog who has been knocked overboard. Ages 9— Hello, Hedgehog! Unicorn and Yeti by Heather Ayris Burnell, illus. Press Start! Hilde Cracks the Case releases Thief Strikes! Feisty Pets issues Get Feisty! Sarai is back in Sarai Saves the Music Jan.
Weirdo by Anh Do gains Extra Weird! Wish welcomes Pugs in a Blanket by J. Hello Neighbor by Carly Anne West, illus. Hello Crabby! Happy Birthday! Edsel Jan. Ages 13— Ages 7— She Dared: Bethany Hamilton Jan. Walsh debut a series about brave young women. Facts, photos, and illustrations introduce the science of our universe. Tiny Geniuses by Megan E. Bryant presents Save the Day! Goosebumps Slappyworld by R. Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Geronimo Stilton , Thea Stilton , and Rainbow Magic. Brian the piranha loves to munch not only on bananas, but on fruit of all kinds.
The title characters protect Fairyland from the Big Bad Wolf. This tongue-in-cheek take on metamorphosis provides facts about how caterpillars transform into butterflies. As monsters argue over whether dragons eat humans or noodles, a hungry dragon eavesdrops. Maybe Tomorrow? The paleontologists who led the dig tell of discovering this dinosaur. Zen Happiness by Jon J.
Muth Mar. Ages 6—8. Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord Mar. After Emma is paired with Jack for a project, they bond over the bunny she rescues. In If Only, Ohio, an old well begins to grant wishes, and only three sixth graders know why. Focused by Alyson Gerber Mar. Clea discovers that ADHD is responsible for her inability to focus. Lety competes for the chance to write animal profiles at the Furry Friends Animal Shelter.
Three seventh graders become registered monster-slayers for a new adventure app. When Sab sees a giant black butterfly, an omen of death, she has one week before her fate catches up with her. Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd Mar. Mallie is chosen for a dangerous competition in which children train flying horses. Rise of the Dragons by Angie Sage Feb. In this novel packaged with game cards, Sirin is caught in a battle between dragons who want to protect humans and those who want to destroy them.
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Enemies Queenie the cat and Arthur the dog team up to help their owner, in this series starter. Hoping to reinvent herself at Brookside Academy, Abby finds herself in competition with her older sister. A Ukrainian girl who was kidnapped as a child and raised in a Nazi family is determined to uncover her truth. In this sequel to See You on a Starry Night , Juliet and her friends try to save the local bookmobile. Tree of Dreams by Laura Resau Mar. This guide to writing a novel features helpful tips from Carter and other YA novelists.
Kimi spends spring break in Japan with her grandparents after her mother insists that her obsession with fashion is a distraction. Haley and Martin forge a strong bond via text messaging; will it be too awkward to hang out in real life? Branded as a traitor, Leora is a spy disguised as a refugee, in this sequel to Ink.
Ranger in Time by Kate Messner, illus. Inhuman by Kat Falls welcomes Undaunted Mar. Nielsen Feb.
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Also due are additions to the long-running series Whatever After and Wings of Fire. This series opener introduces Alexander Bopp, leader of a force tasked with protecting the town from monsters. Joining Eerie Elementary by Jack Chabert, illus. Last Firehawk by Katrina Charman, illus.
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Teeny Tiny Ghost by Rachel Matson, illus. A ghost who is too little to be spooky tries to find her voice—and a friend. Mama Loves Her Silly Goose! Peep, Peep, I Love You! Flaps lift to reveal farm animal mothers and babies, and their sounds. This sing-along book reminds children how loved they are. Littlest by Brandi Dougherty, illus. There Was an Old An imprisoned kitchen boy tries to earn his freedom by making the best dessert ever, but things go terribly wrong.
With the country at war, Pet needs to muster all her bravery to uncover why her family is being torn apart. The race is on to be the first to discover the secret of flight. In an alternative s England, an engineer creates mechanical children who befriend one another. Admitted to a psychiatric hospital for teens, Tamar is left to wonder happened to her friend Iris.
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Leonard marches on with Battle of the Beetles Feb. At her new boarding school where nothing is quite what one expects, Daphne meets a crime-solving genius who needs her help. Mike by Andrew Norriss Feb. An imaginary friend forces a young tennis star to confront his greatest fear and desire: to succeed.