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MacLachlan, Patricia

Summary: Grace's aunt Lily is a writer, but is often "flummoxed" by her own writing. Her stories don't go anywhere, her desk is a mess, and her writer's group can't help. So Lily posts an ad for an assistant. The next day, Grace opens the door, and there is Rex: a Labrador Retriever who will change Grace's life, and Lily's.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kephart, Beth

Summary: If eleven-year-old Sara and her brother Hawk can complete a task involving the reclusive author renting out the silo on their farm for the summer, they will receive reward money that will pay for Sara's life-saving surgery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klise, Kate.

Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, Noah Breth's feuding children come to Ghastly, Illinois, to follow a trail of limericks to their inheritance, while Seymour tries to convince Iggy and Olive to let him keep Mr. Breth's dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

D'Lacey, Chris.

Summary: Bestselling author David Rain returns to help Lucy and the Pennykettle dragons try to find and destroy a drop of dark fire before it is discovered and used to birth a darkling, while in the Arctic, enshrouded in mist, hide dragons that have at last returned to Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction D'Lacey

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DLA

Griffiths, Andy

Summary: Andy and Terry must get past their differences to save their story ideas from a herd of spy cows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Howe, James

Summary: Bunnicula strikes again!: When Bunnicula the rabbit starts acting strangely, the Monroe dogs and cat renew their suspicions that he is a vampire.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Howe, James

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An overly-alarmed Chester the cat predicts a gruesome fate for the pets in the Monroe household when a writer of juvenile horror fiction and his bird companion stay overnight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2006

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Griffiths, Andy

Summary: "Andy and Terry live in a 91-story treehouse. (It used to be a 78-story treehouse, but they keep getting ideas for new stories!) It has a submarine sandwich shop that serves sandwiches the size of actual submarines, an air-traffic control tower, a human pinball machine, a spin-and-win prize wheel, a giant spider web--with a giant spider!-- and a big red button, which they're not sure whether to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klein, Abby.

Summary: When Freddy's class holds a reading competition--with an author visit as the first prize--Freddy is determined to win, even if it means staying up all night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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Adler, David A.

Summary: Cam Jansen battles a famous children's mystery writer to see who can solve the case of the stolen car.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

MacLachlan, Patricia

Summary: Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan has written a magical and funny tale about the joy found in using words, sharing stories, and loving a wondrous dog named Rex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stilton, Thea

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When one of the Thea Sisters' favorite mystery writers goes missing, the five mice travel to the author's native Iceland, where they reconstruct the dangerous plot of his latest novel in the icy terrain to piece together clues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When their favorite author fails to arrive as scheduled to speak at the local library, the Alden children investigate how he could board a train and never be seen again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WAR

Stilton, Geronimo.

Summary: "The hunt for the golden book: Geronimo's laptop is stolen just as he's finishing up writing a special book! Can he and his friends hunt it down in time for his tenth-anniversary party?"--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC STI GS

Roy, Ron

Summary: The absent author: Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Listening Library 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Quick, Matthew

Summary: Nanette O'Hare, a star student and athlete, is given a mysterious out-of-print cult classic novel by her beloved teacher that sparks the rebel within her, but as she befriends the reclusive author and attempts to insert her true self into the world with wild abandon, Nanette learns the hard way that sometimes rebellion comes at a high price.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Bunting, Eve

Summary: A school visit from children's book author Amanda Drake brings a day full of fun.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Narrates the tale of twelve-year-old Charles Dickens who, despite poverty and long hours of factory work, still has time to discover and share the stories of other residents of 1824 London. Includes author's note about Dickens' life and some of the books he wrote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Hopkinson 2012

Griffiths, Andy

Summary: "Andy and Terry live in a 117-story treehouse. (It used to be a 104-story treehouse, but it just keeps growing!) It now has a pajama-party room, a water-ski park filled with flesh-eating piranhas, an Underpants Museum, a giant-fighting-robot arena, and the Door of Doom (don't open it or you'll be COMPLETELY and UTTERLY DOOMED!). For as long as Andy and Terry have been writing books together,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

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Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Famous children's author Suki Kabuki and her pet raptor, Rappy, wreak havoc during a visit to Ella Mentry School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Gutman 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUT

Klise, Kate.

Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, busybody Dick Tater tries to ban Halloween and ghost stories, as well as to break up the popular writing team of I. B. Grumply, ghost Olive C. Spence, and eleven-year-old illustrator Seymour Hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Foreman, Michael

Summary: "As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klise, Kate.

Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author, I. B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC KLI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kupperberg, Paul.

Summary: "Evil genius Lex Luthor is out to capture a deep space probe, which has gathered a large kryptonite meteor! But Superman has been kept busy protecting the city from a rash of crazy crimes. Can the super hero prevent Luthor from getting his hands on the deadly rock?"--Unedited summary from book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2010

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