Here is the next batch of books coming from Junior Library Guild. Look for them in the library in November:
Ronde and Tiki's excitement over the approaching state championship football game turns to worry when there is a chicken pox outbreak at school. Sixth-graders Russell and Shawn, poor and picked on, work together scooping dog droppings to earn money for a Rottweiler puppy to protect them from bullies, but when they learn the puppy's owner is running an illegal dog-fighting ring, they are torn about how to respond. After Owen captures an enormous bullfrog, names it Tooley Graham, then has to release it, he and two friends try to use a small submarine that fell from a passing train to search for Tooley in the Carter, Georgia, pond it came from, while avoiding nosy neighbor Viola. Visual and verbal clues hint at the names of Mr. Putney's unusual friends.
Kubla Khan, emperor of China, who in the thirteenth century ruled over the largest empire in the world.
When she accidentally leaves her journal in Tiffany's apartment, Keena is afraid that Tiffany will reveal all her secrets.
Required to attend summer school after moving to Chicagoland, thirteen-year-old manga-lover Megan Yamamura needs help from twelve-year-old computer genius Raf to escape the maniacal principal's mind-control experiment.
A biography of Dave the Potter, an African American slave, told in verse.
A poor boy named Jack struggles to deliver a birthday present worthy of the princess.
A small but effervescent overnight guest tries the patience of a curmudgeonly bear who needs absolute quiet to fall asleep.
Images and summaries were taken from the Junior Library Guild website.