New Release Books by Natalie Lloyd

Natalie Lloyd is the author of Hummingbird (2022), The Problim Children: Island in the Stars (2020), Over the Moon (Scholastic Gold) (2021), The Problim Children: Carnival Catastrophe (2019) and other 4 books.

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Hummingbird

release date: Aug 02, 2022
Hummingbird
From the bestselling author of A Snicker of Magic comes a heartfelt story about a girl who -- armed with her trusty, snazzy wheelchair -- refuses to let her brittle bone disease stand in the way of adventure Twelve-year-old homeschooled Olive is tired of being seen as “fragile” just because she has osteogenesis imperfecta (otherwise known as brittle bone disease) so she’s thrilled when she finally convinces her parents to let her attend Macklemore Elementary. Olive can’t wait to go to a traditional school and make the friends she’s always longed for, until a disastrous first day dashes her hopes of ever fitting in. Then Olive hears whispers about a magical, wish-granting hummingbird that supposedly lives near Macklemore. It’ll be the solution to all her problems! If she can find the bird and prove herself worthy, the creature will make her most desperate, secret wish come true. When it becomes clear that she can’t solve the mystery on her own, Olive teams up with some unlikely allies who help her learn the truth about the bird. And on the way, she just might learn that our fragile places lead us to the most wonderful magic of all . . .

The Problim Children: Island in the Stars

release date: Aug 11, 2020
The Problim Children: Island in the Stars
Mystery and mayhem abound in the final book in New York Times bestselling author Natalie Lloyd''s middle grade series, as the Problim siblings board a pirate ship to rescue their missing Mama and baby brother from the villainous Cheesebreath. Problim Children to the rescue! Sal and his siblings follow a trail of Toot’s toots as they sail through the barrier islands to rescue their baby brother from the evil Cheesebreath. He’s been holding Toot and Mama Problim hostage in the hopes that the Problims will lead him to their granddaddy’s treacherous treasure. But not all treasure is gold, and this one was buried long-ago for good reason. Can the Problims find Mama, rescue their brother, and destroy the treasure before Cheesebreath and their nasty neighbor Desdemona capture them all? Bursting with adventure, mystery, humor, and heart, the final book in Natalie Lloyd’s series is an affectionate ode to the wonders of being a weird kid in a weird family.

Over the Moon (Scholastic Gold)

release date: May 04, 2021
Over the Moon (Scholastic Gold)
Twelve-year-old Mallie knows better than to dream. In Coal Top, you live the story you''re given: boys toil in the mines and girls work as servants. Mallie can''t bear the idea of that kind of life, but her family is counting on her wages to survive.It wasn''t always this way. Before the Dust came, the people of Coal Top could weave starlight into cloth. They''d wear these dreaming clothes to sleep and wake up with the courage to seek adventure . . . or the peace to heal a broken heart. But now nothing can penetrate Coal Top''s blanket of sorrow.So when Mallie is chosen for a dangerous competition in which daring (and ideally, orphaned) children train flying horses, she jumps at the chance. Maybe she''ll change her story. Maybe she''ll even find the magic she needs to dream again.But the situation proves even more dangerous when Mallie uncovers a sinister mystery at the heart of Coal Top''s struggles -- a mystery some powerful people will do anything to protect.

The Problim Children: Carnival Catastrophe

release date: Jun 25, 2019
The Problim Children: Carnival Catastrophe
The Problims try to win the Corn Dog Carnival and rescue their missing mama in the second book in New York Times bestselling author Natalie Lloyd’s hilarious and clever series that’s perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Holm and Sharon Creech! “An affectionate ode to the wonders of being a weird kid in a weird family.” —Anne Ursu, author of The Real Boy and Breadcrumbs All siblings are capable of magic if they stick together. But trusting each other isn’t easy for the Problim siblings when neighbors like Desdemona and Carly-Rue O’Pinion are working double-time to turn the town against them. From catapulting cattle to runaway corndogs to spiders on the pageant stage, the Problim brothers and sisters are blamed for every catastrophe at this year’s carnival. And to top it all off, Mama Problim is missing! Can the seven siblings come together in time to save the carnival and rescue their mom from a villain even more dastardly than Desdemona? Or will they discover too late what it truly means to be a Problim?

The Key to Extraordinary

release date: Feb 23, 2016
The Key to Extraordinary
The highly anticipated new novel from the author of A Snicker of Magic

A Snicker of Magic (Scholastic Gold)

release date: Feb 25, 2014
A Snicker of Magic (Scholastic Gold)
Introducing an extraordinary new voice---a magical debut that will make your skin tingle, your eyes glisten . . .and your heart sing.

Paperdoll

release date: May 01, 2009
Paperdoll
What happens when an ordinary girl finds the extraordinary love of God? By a well in Samaria, one girl found out when she came face to face with Jesus. Today''s young women may be in a different culture, but they have something in common with that girl by the well: Sometimes they go looking for love in all the wrong places. Just as the Samaritan woman carried an empty jar to the well, they carry their empty hearts, looking for that one person, one more award, one glowing accolade, to fill it up and make it whole. True love is waiting at the well. In the eyes of the One, the woman at the well had infinite worth, meaning, and purpose, and there''s a secret waiting for girls who take the time to listen to what Jesus had to say to her that day: When an ordinary girl fills up on the love of an extraordinary God, unforgettable things happen.

Want More? Life

release date: Mar 01, 2004
Want More? Life
This collection of devotions for teenage girls offers biblical insights, thoughtful questions and space for personal journaling on such issues as self-image, dating, finding spiritual role models, developing godly friendships and more. This title kicks off a new devotional series from "Brio," a magazine for teen girls from Focus on the Family(.
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