Archive for January, 2012

Jack and Rebel, the Police Dog by Patricia Finney.

Read about Jack the dog adventures. In this book, he has a “new” best friend, Rebel, a police dog! He licked Jack hurties when he got behind the wheel of Pack Leader´s car (Did you ever see a big dog drive a car?) and made a big CRASH into a tree. As it turns out, we´re old friends from our puppy days. What a fun reunion! Almost as much fun as STEAK!!

Learn more about Jack, in his website. Read an autobiography of Patricia Finney, here.

January 30, 2012 at 9:39 am 4 comments

Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.

The Breakfast Bunch is excited for the upcoming bake sale—and the best part is that it’s raising money for an awesome field trip.  But when all the snacks go missing, it’s no laughing matter.  Someone is sabotaging the bake sale.  But why?

Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch are hot on the trail . . . one brownie crumb at a time. From RH.

January 30, 2012 at 9:15 am Leave a comment

Bone 6: Old Man´s Cave by Jeff Smith.

The showdown between the hooded One and the people of the valley begins. Thorn and Phoney Bone seem to be at the center of the maelstrom. Will they survive the Hooded One´s sacrificial ceremony by the light of the blood moon?

Learn more about Bone: or visit Boneville.

January 24, 2012 at 10:34 am Leave a comment

101 Things to Do to Become a Superhero… or Evil Genius by Richard Horne and Helen Szirtes.

You are only 101 Things away from becoming a superhero (or evil genius). Inside this book is everything you will need to transform from ordinary person to total object of worship. You will be trained in all necessary skills such as:


identifying your nemesis

training your superpet

You will also be instructed on imrpoving your powers of persuasion and perfecting your evil laugh.

Don´t waste time as a mere mortal.

Begin your transformation today.

Get your secret identity, here.

January 24, 2012 at 10:18 am Leave a comment

Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman & Jude Watson.

Fourteen-year-old Amy Cahill and her younger brother, Dan, thought they could return to their regular lives when they found the 39 clues that safeguard their family great power. But they were wrong. Powerful enemies -the Vespers- have been waiting in the shadows. And they´ll stop at nothing to grab the Clues. Four powerhouse authors unite to expose the 500-year-old secret struggle between the Cahills and the Vespers. The Vespers are rising… and the world is in jeopardy.

Watch the book trailer:

Or visit The 39 clues website for more!

January 24, 2012 at 10:11 am Leave a comment

Scream Street 2: Blood of the Witch by Tommy Donbavand.

Luke, Resus, and Cleo are already on the trail of the second relic, a vial of witch´s blood. But obstacles abound – first the evil Sir Otto Sneer turns off the bloody supply, then a swarm of vampire rodents escapes and now all the residents have been infected with vampire energy! It looks as if Luke and his friends will have to choose between finding the relic and saving their neighbors…

Read short stories at Scream Street webpage or visit his webpage, here.

Watch the author, telling about his books:

January 24, 2012 at 10:02 am 2 comments

Encino Book Fair was a success!!

Thank you all CI Community for your support!!!

844 Visits!!

We had 119 contestants, here are the winners:

Stack of books guessing game

David C. 4F

Daniel G. 8B

Book Fair raffle Winner

Alejandro C. 4A

Origami Contest Winner

Mabel V.

Best Books List Winner

Dany 6D

January Guessing Game Answers

Dany  6D

Monica H. 6B

Please pick up your prizes at Encino Library.

January 24, 2012 at 9:42 am Leave a comment

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