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Beaton, Jill

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Most widely held works by Jill Beaton
The case of the team spirit by John Allison( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six kids navigate the treacherous waters of school and adolescence while whole-heartedly diving into the whirlpool of mysteries that swirls around the peculiar English town of Tackleford. Shauna, Charlotte and Mildred just want to help the mysterious old immigrant woman keep her home. Jack, Linton and Sonny just want to find out why the owner of the local football stadium has been plagued by a curse. If only the two groups could stop fighting with each other, they might realize that there's a shared solution
The case of the good boy by John Allison( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tackleford's competing teen detectives investigate when toddlers begin disappearing as rumors that a large, beast-like creature is living in the woods abound
Alabaster shadows by Matt Gardner( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carter Normandy discovers a whole other world alongside his seemingly normal new community--a world full of monsters the adults know all about--and now it is up to Carter and his friends to keep these monsters from crossing over
Crogan's loyalty by Chris Schweizer( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles and William Crogan are two brothers with very different perspectives on family, patriotism, and loyalty. Charles, off at school when unrest develops in the American Colonies, is determined to serve the British Crown. William, on the other hand, has taken up the cause of the Minutemen and other revolutionaries. When the two are thrust back together, they have to decide which comes first: loyalty to their fellow soldiers or loyalty to family ties?
Bad machinery by John Allison( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tackleford, England, three girls and three boys--all aspiring crime solvers and grammar school students--clash while running separate investigations, but a mutual solution could be achieved if they would just work together
Mermin by Joey Weiser( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one knows much about Mer, the underwater kingdom where Mermin the merman was born, but due to a rising conflict with the people of Atlantis, Mermin is needed back home immediately. Which means his human friends get to see all the aquatic wonders of Mer. But once again, Mer is tight-lipped about his past--even when it is swimming right in front of him
Part-time princesses by Monica Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful, popular, and adored by all, Courtney, Amber, Tiffany, and Michelle can't wait to graduate and take their place among the world's elite. But when all their future plans are ruined, the girls have only one back-up plan - working as costumed princesses at the local amusement park. Unfortunately, increased gang activity has driven away all but the most loyal of customers. With the park on the verge of closing, the girls resolve to fight back, bring back their adoring customers, save the amusement park they never wanted to work at, and maybe learn something about themselves along the way."--Amazon.com
Courtney Crumrin by Ted Naifeh( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's magic lurking around every corner, and Courtney's new next-door neighbor, a young girl named Holly Hart, is about to stumble right into it. Luckily Courtney's around to teach Holly all the dos and don'ts of witchcraft. After all, Courtney has learned a thing or two from Uncle Aloysius. But Holly doesn't want Courtney's help, because she knows the real Courtney Crumrin. The one the other kids at school whisper about. The one the other kids are afraid of. Will Courtney be able to convince her that she's not the vengeful witch she appears to be? Or will Holly take matters--and magic--into her own hands?"--Back cover
I was the cat by Paul Tobin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison Breaking is a talented journalist with her own blog and a lot of bills to pay, so when she receives an offer from a mysterious stranger named Burma to write his memoirs, it's an offer she can't refuse, not even with all the red flags popping up. But Burma is quite literally unlike any man Allison's ever known because he's a cat. And this cat has stories to tell about how he (over the course of a few lifetimes) has shaped the world -- and another, darker, story that Allison must risk all to uncover ... a story of what this particular cat has been doing with the last of his nine lives
Orphan blade by M. Nicholas Almand( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it was discovered the dead husks of defeated monsters would make good weapons, Doctor Africa decided to produce blades of war. Unfortunately, the monsters were from another realm and the weapons from their bodies were cursed and would do more harm than good. But one young warrior, maimed in his fighting hand, finds this is exactly what he needs. Beware, other forces also interested in this "Orphan Blade
Lola : a ghost story by J Torres( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse sees dead people, monsters, demons, and lots of other things that go bump in the night that no one else can see. No one except his ailing grandmother--a woman who used her visions to help those living in her small town ... the same rural community in all the scary stories Jesse's heard as a child. Upon his grandmother's passing, Jesse has no choice but to face his demons and whatever else might be awaiting him at grandma's house
Mermin by Joey Weiser( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Mermin the Merman from Mer?' That's the question Pete and his friends ask after finding the fish-boy washed up on the beach. Mermin just escaped the undersea kingdom of Mer, and is ready to have some fun on dry land. Mermin is a little odd: he can talk to fish, and packs quite a punch. But why would this aquatic kid be afraid to swim? Perhaps it has something to do with the fishy pursuers who have followed him from the depths below"--Back cover
Polly and the pirates by Ted Naifeh( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Polly Pringle reunites with her pirate crew at long last! Honor-bound to rescue Emperor Norton from his unfair imprisonment, Polly escapes her cozy boarding school and returns to the high seas! But Polly and the Emperor have stumbled onto the fiendish plot of a foreign power, which endangers not only their own lives, but everyone in the Americas!"--Publisher's web site
Possessions by Ray Fawkes( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Llewellyn-Vane is throwing a dinner party and all the specters are invited! The ghouls of the house for captured spirits and ghostly curiosities are playing host to Ms. Carter-Hawthorne's collection of rare apparitions and the Gurgazon is trying to be on its best behavior. But how long before the pit demon's true nature gets the better of it?
Bad machinery by John Allison( Book )

in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[I]ntroduces readers to Jack, Sonny, Linton, Shauna, Charlotte, and Mildred--six kids navigating the treacherous waters of school and adolescence while whole-heartedly diving into the whirlpool of mysteries that swirls around the peculiar English town of Tackleford"--Front cover flap, volume 1
Ares & Aphrodite : love wars by Jamie S Rich( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Will Ares, a successful divorce lawyer, finds himself working alongside Gigi Averelle, a wedding planner, when their respective clients--movie producer Evans Beatty and Hollywood starlet Carrie Cartwright--plan to marry. As Beatty's ex-wives come out of the woodwork to cause mayhem, Gigi and Will make a bet--Gigi agrees to go on a date with Will if Evans and Carrie really do go through with the wedding. Should they break up, however, Will must reveal, in a full-page newspaper ad, how many marriages he's ruined. Is Will a fool for love, or is this the start of a beautiful relationship?"--
Courtney Crumrin and the Prince of Nowhere by Ted Naifeh( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story follows Courtney and Uncle Aloysius on their European vacation as they journey into the homeland of their family name. revealing old truths and new wrinkles in Courtney's relationship with her Uncle
Glitter Kiss by Adrianne Ambrose( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a secret romance goes up in flames, Tinka looks to a fortune teller for answers on finding true love. But unbeknownst to the girl, a bit of magic was accidentally summoned, lying dormant until certain conditions are met. One kiss from Tinka's sparkling lips wreaks unexpected consequences for the callous boys of Portage High School. Meanwhile, Tinka has to learn to take responsibility for her own decisions, with or without the aid of magic"--Publisher's description
Jam! : tales from the world of roller derby( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic book anthology featuring stories by superstar skaters and superstar comic book artists
Bad machinery by John Allison( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone's favorite pre-teen British detectives are back for another case! With toddlers disappearing and rumors of a large, beast-like creature roaming the woods, Tackleford is in serious danger. And then there's Mildred's new dog Archibald...if you can even call it a dog. After all, what kind of dog drinks tea out of a cup? Everything comes to a head once the boys get a picture of the beast and Archibald goes missing. Is there a connection? And what does it all have to do with the magic pencil Mildred won from a carnie con game?"--Amazon.com
 
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