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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Christopher was Auggie's best friend from the time they were babies until his family moved away; he was there through all of Auggie's surgeries and heartbreaks, through bad times and good. Alternating between childhood flashbacks and the present day, an especially bad day for Christopher, Pluto is the story of two boys grown apart learning that good friendships are worth a little extra effort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC PAL

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Palacio, R. J.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Auggie Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school, until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and is nervous about being the new kid at school. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD J PAL

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC PAL

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his clasassmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

6 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAL

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAL

Silver, Marisa

Summary: In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur is born and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2014

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: J Fiction Yolen 2014

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: From the very first day Auggie and Julian met, it was clear they were never going to be friends, with Julian treating Auggie like he had the plague. Over one million people have read Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Now readers will have a chance to hear from the book's most controversial character: Julian.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAL

Lessing, Doris May

Summary: Ben, now grown and in the care of good-hearted prostitute Rita and her boyfriend, unknowingly helps them transport drugs to Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Wientzen, Raoul L.

Summary: From the start of this extraordinary first novel, eight-year-old Jess finds herself in heaven reviewing her short life. She is guided in this by a being she calls the Assembler of Parts, and her task, as she understands it, is to glean her life's meaning. From birth, it was obvious that she was unlike other children: she was born without thumbs. The Assembler left out other parts too, for she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

Seiffert, Rachel.

Summary: Follows the lives of three ordinary Germans--a boy who works as a photographer during the 1930s, a teenage girl who journeys through occupied Germany in search of her grandmother, and a young man seeking the truth about his grandfather, imprisoned by theRussians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEI

Piccirilli, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Palacio, R. J

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Augie enjoys the company of his dog, Daisy, and using his imagination, but painfully endures the taunts of his peers because of his facial deformity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PAL

Young-Stone, Michele

Summary: " On March 29, 1973, Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind. At fifteen years old, confused and unmoored, Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing with past Lithuanian bird-women,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

Paull, Laline

Summary: "A member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive, Flora 717, due to her courage and strength, finds her way into the Queen's inner sanctum where she discovers secrets about the hive that cause her to challenge authority and perform unthinkable acts"-- publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAU

Beckett, Chris

Summary: "Civilization has come to the alien, sunless planet its inhabitants call Eden. Just a generation ago, the planet's five hundred inhabitants huddled together in the light and warmth of the forest's lanterntrees, afraid to venture out into the cold darkness around them. Now, humanity has spread across Eden and two kingdoms have emerged. Both are sustained by violence and dominated by men- and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2015

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Palacio, R. J

Summary: Collects three stories featuring Auggie Pullman told from Julian, Charlie, and Charlotte's perspectives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAL

McQuerry, Maureen

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lena Mattacascar sets out for Scree, a weird place inhabited by Peculiars, seeking the father who left when she was young, but on the way she meets young librarian Jimson Quiggley and handsome marshall Thomas Saltre, who complicate her plans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCQ

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Wonder: "August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school--until now. He's about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Carey, Janet Lee.

Summary: In 1145 A.D., as foretold by Merlin, fourteen-year-old Rosalind, who will be the twenty-first Pendragon Queen of Wilde Island, has much to accomplish to fulfill her destiny, while hiding from her people the dragon's claw she was born with that reflects only one of her mother's dark secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAR

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

Riggs, Ransom

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions. They'll travel through a war-torn landscape, meet new allies, and face greater dangers than ever. Will Jacob come into his own as the hero his fellow Peculiars know him to be?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Riggs 2015