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Blackaby, Susan

Summary: "Meet Leo--a creative, shy, young boy in search of a special talent that he can share with the world. Curious and persistent, Leo tries all kinds of activities. Then, with the unknowing help of his sister, he discovers music. Leo may seem quiet, but the piano gives him a big voice, helps his confidence soar, and propels him to embrace the treasure inside him and share it with the world....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Loyala Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BLA

Aronson, Billy

Summary: Melia is scientific and loves to create things in her backyard laboratory, but something is missing. Her inventions just aren't quite right. Enter Jo, her new friend with an artistic spirit. When you add the arts to sciences, something magical happens!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Messenger, Shannon

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: After the Neverseen prove how vulnerable she is, Sophie decides to learn how to fight, but battle training won't help her friend facing a different kind of danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

Baker, E. D.

Summary: Defying her mother's wishes and the Tooth Fairy Guild, Cory quits her tooth fairy training to explore such things as babysitting an adventurous Humpty Dumpty and helping Suzy organize her seashells by the seashore until, at last, Cory discovers a power she never knew she had.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BAK

Westerfeld, Scott

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Don't call them heroes, but these six Californian teens have powers that set them apart. Take Ethan, a.k.a. Scam. He's got a voice inside him that'll say whatever you want to hear, whether it's true or not. Which is handy, except when it isn't -- like when the voice starts gabbing in the middle of a bank robbery. The only people who can help are the other Zeroes, who aren't exactly best friends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WES

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC WES

Lu, Marie

Summary: "There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen. Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She's turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but with each conquest her cruelty only grows. The darkness within her has begun to spiral out of control, threatening to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION LU

Green, Poppy

Summary: Sophie Mouse wants to prove how wonderful mice are for a school project she is doing with her brother, Winston, but starts to have doubts when, even with Hattie and Owen's help, she is unable to learn to swim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GRE

Gaiman, Neil.

Summary: On the first day of school, a young panda learns about the special things his animal classmates can do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC GAI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GAI

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAI

Santomero, Angela C.

Summary: When Daniel's school puts on a talent show, everyone is to perform using their special talents. But O the Owl doesn't think he has any special talent. Will Daniel and friends change his mind?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE DAN

Pinkney, J. Brian

Summary: "Owen loves soccer, but isn't the best at playing it. After a particularly disastrous day on the field, Owen is benched. He is feeling so low that he doesn't notice the ball rolling away from him until it's too late. In his effort to get it back, he discovers that he has more skills than he realizes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC PIN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PIN

Kelly, Erin Entrada

Summary: "Virgil Salinas is shy and misunderstood. Valencia Somerset is clever and stubborn. Kaori Tanaka tells fortunes and reads the stars. Chet "the Bull" Bullens is the biggest bully in the neighborhood. They aren't friends. They don't all go to the same school. But when Chet pulls an unthinkable prank on Virgil and Virgil's pet guinea pig, Gulliver, the lives of these four middle schoolers collide...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Coy, John

Summary: Middle-schooler Jackson's baseball skills are not of much help when he and his friends go to soccer camp, and while there he learns that his mother's boyfriend has invited them to move into his house, and friend Diego's father is deployed to Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC COY

Smith, Matthew Ross

Summary: Unhappy at not being allowed to play on the boys' basketball team, Lizzy Trudeau, thirteen, wishes to never miss another shot and soon finds herself playing in the NBA against her hero, the greatest player of all time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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Cashore, Kristin.

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Bitterblue, queen of Monsea, realizes her heavy responsibility and the futility of relying on advisors who surround her with lies as she tries to help her people to heal from the thirty-five-year spell cast by her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CAS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAS

Burgos, Hilda Eunice

Summary: "With a new sibling (her fourth) on the way and a big piano recital on the horizon, Dominican-American Ana María Reyes tries to win a scholarship to a New York City private school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR

De los Santos, Marisa

Summary: "When thirteen-year-olds T.E. and Audrey meet at a wilderness camp in the desert, they think their quirks are enough to prevent them from ever having friends. But as they trek through the challenging and unforgiving landscape, they learn that they each have what it takes to make the other whole"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DEL

Martin, Laura.

Summary: Emerson can float... he just can't do it very well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Burnell, Heather Ayris

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: New friends Unicorn and Yeti are having a little trouble finding something they are both good at; Yeti is good at kicking a ball, Unicorn is not, Unicorn is fast, Yeti is not--so they finally try ice skating, which neither of them has ever done, because they have a chance to be equally good (or bad) at it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn, Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Moore, Peter

Summary: "Brad Baron and his friends discover dangerous secrets about the superheroes running their society"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MOO

Foley, Lizzie K.

Summary: Ten-year-old Jane Doe, the only student average enough to be excluded from the town of Remarkable's School for the Remarkably Gifted, is joined at her public school by the trouble-making Grimlet twins, who lead her on a series of adventures involving an out-of-control science fair project, a pirate captain on the run from a mutinous crew, a lonely dentist, and a newly constructed bell tower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Foley 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FOL

Dennard, Susan

Summary: After an explosions ruins his ship, Prince Merik tries to expose his sister's treachery while fighting for the weak on the streets of the royal capital. Meanwhile, Aeduan, a Bloodwitch, and Iseult, a Threadwitch, form an unlikely alliance and travel together looking for Safiya, who has been shipwrecked with the Empress of Marstok in a land of pirates and is living every moment balanced on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEN

Lerangis, Peter

Summary: Racing against time to unearth the last four Loculi, Jack and his friends prepare for battle against the seven ancient wonders as well as the Massa who have taken over the Karai Institute and convinced Marco to change sides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC LER

Cena, John

Summary: Elbow Grease, a small, electric truck with a lot of gumption, enters the Monster Truck Grand Prix to prove to his brothers that he is just as capable as they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CEN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CEN

Lin, Cindy

Summary: Usagi has zodiac powers, but can't use them because of the Dragonlords, but when her sister Uma is captured by a Dragonguard, Usagi travels to Mount Jade with the mystical warriors known as the Heirs of the Twelve to rescue her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LIN

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