More great books for summer reading! Here are some fun series you can find on the J Paperback Series racks:
Calendar Mysteries by Ron Roy, author of A to Z Mysteries. This is a new series for younger readers featuring Dink’s young cousin, Lucy, and Josh’s younger brothers, Brian & Bradley, and Ruth Rose’s younger brother, Nate.
May Magic – Bradley and Brian need help from Nate and Lucy after a hypnotist turns their mother into a duck but does not quite get her changed back. [J PBK CALENDAR]
June Jam – As a Father’s Day gift to the twins’ Dad, Bradley, Brian, and their cousins Lucy and Nate try to identify and stop whatever creature is biting fruits and vegetables in the garden. [J PBK CALENDAR]
Absolutely Lucy by Ilene Cooper. Bobby is a shy boy until he gets a beagle puppy named Lucy, who helps him to make new friends.
Absolutely Lucy – Bobby Quinn is shy. In fact, he’s so shy, he has trouble making friends. But that changes when he gets a squirmy little puppy for his birthday. Unlike Bobby, Lucy isn’t shy at all. And to his surprise, she keeps dragging him into all sorts of adventures—and friendships, too! [J PBK ABSOLUTELY]
Lucy on the Loose – When Bobby Quinn got a beagle puppy for his eighth birthday, his whole life changed. Lucy helped him forget his shyness and make new friends. But now Lucy’s taken off after a fat orange cat, and no one in the neighborhood has seen her anywhere. What will Bobby do if his best friend is gone for good? [J PBK ABSOLUTELY]
Ballpark Mysteries by David A. Kelly. A brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!
The Fenway Foul-Up – Cousins Mike and Kate are at Boston’s Fenway Park when the Red Sox’s star hitter discovers that his lucky baseball bat has been stolen. [J PBK BALLPARK]
The Pinstripe Ghost – While visiting New York’s Yankee Stadium with Kate’s mother, cousins Mike and Kate decide to investigate the rumor that the ghost of Babe Ruth is haunting the stadium. [J PBK BALLPARK]
Geronimo Stilton by Geronimo Stilton. In the series, the title character is a talking mouse who lives in New Mouse City on Mouse Island. A best-selling author, Geronimo Stilton works as a journalist and editor for the fictional newspaper The Rodent’s Gazette.
He has a younger sister named Thea Stilton, a cousin named Trap Stilton, and a favorite little nephew, nine-year-old Benjamin Stilton. Geronimo is a nervous, mild-mannered mouse who would like nothing better than to live a quiet life, but he keeps getting involved in far-away adventures with Thea, Trap, and Benjamin.
I’m Not a Supermouse! – “Yes, it’s true — I’m a total ‘fraidy mouse and the biggest worryrat. In fact I’m the complete opposite of my super-sporty and very brave friend Bruce Hyena. That’s why I couldn’t believe it when he dragged me off on a series of outrageous adventures to toughen me up. I had to keep reminding him that I’m not a supermouse! Or am I?” [J PBK GERONIMO]
The Giant Diamond Robbery – When Geronimo agrees to be a caddie for his grandfather in a golf tournament, he and Special Agent OOK team up to prevent the theft of the Super Mouse Cup. [J PBK GERONIMO]
Save the White Whale! – “I invited my friend Petunia Pretty Paws to visit the Bay of Whales with me. But our trip got off on the wrong paw, and my relaxing vacation turned into a real nightmare. That is, until Petunia and I came across a great white whale that needed our help.” [J PBK GERONIMO]