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Cleland, Jane K

Summary: "The key to keeping readers on the edge of their seats is filling your stories--from memoirs to thrillers and stage plays to screenplays--with unexpected twists and turns. By integrating Plot *T*wists, Plot *R*eversals, and Moments of Heightened *D*anger(TRDs) at crucial points, you can captivate your readers with I-can't-wait-to-see-what-happens-next intrigue. The quicker pace and focused...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writer's Digest Books 2018

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Boecker, Virginia

Summary: When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers he was also involved in a murder plot against the reigning Queen Elizabeth I. She disguises herself as a boy and travels to London to take it one step further: kill the queen herself. She is cast in William Shakespeare's newest play, which is to be performed in front of Her Majesty. But the play is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Levine, Gail Carson

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of making magic with your writing--Publisher-provided summary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 803.3 Lev

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.3 LEV

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.3 LEV

Watt, Mélanie

Summary: A self-centered cat named Chester keeps interrupting his owner as she tries to write a story about a mouse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Watt 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAT

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: "Introducing the newest Wimpy Kid author: Rowley Jefferson! Rowley's best friend Greg Heffley has been chronicling his middle-school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals . . . and counting. But it's finally time for readers to hear directly from Rowley in a journal of his own. In Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, Rowley writes about his experiences and agrees to play the role of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: A visiting author teaches five friends about the power of words and writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAC

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction MacLachlan 2010

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION KIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN

Mills, Claudia

Summary: Third-grader Vera, a budding artist who loves every minute of her after-school comic-book camp, searches for a way to get her mother's permission to attend the camp's final field trip to Comic-Con.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2020

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

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: A group of high school students grow in understanding of each other's challenges and forge unexpected connections as they prepare for a boys vs. girls poetry slam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Kirk, Daniel.

Summary: Sam, the shy mouse that lives in the library and likes to write books, collaborates with a boy in the library's Authors and Illustrators Club.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Kirk 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Kir

Kirk, Daniel.

Summary: When Sarah, an explorer mouse, meets Sam she gives him the courage to finally climb to the highest library shelves--and beyond--and he shows her how to explore the world through reading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIR

Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather)

Summary: "1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel Caroline Payne, the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady'"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Lee 2019

Wolitzer, Meg.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: On the eve of her husband's receipt of a prestigious literary award, Joan Castleman, who has put her own writing ambitions on hold to support her husband, evaluates her choices and decides to end the marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Wolitzer

Holub, Joan.

Summary: Once upon a time, in pencil school, a brave little red pencil sets out to write an exciting story with nouns and adverbs and everything--but first she has to face the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf 3000.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HOL

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie and her friends explore writing different kinds of poetry about themselves and their surroundings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

McNamara, Margaret

Summary: Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCN

Cherry, Alison

Summary: Three girls become fast friends when brought together by a random mix-up in the hotel lobby playing host to three separate conventions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2018

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

Covey, Sean

Summary: Ms. Hoot assigns Sophie and Biff as partners to write a poem, then encourages Sophie to open her eyes to the possibility that Biff is not as mean and scary as he seems and has some good ideas, too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE COV

D'Lacey, Chris.

Summary: When college student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, he has no idea that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2007

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DLA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DLA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DLA

Russell, Natalie.

Summary: Tapir has a new notebook and pencils but, unlike his friends, can think of nothing to write and is ready to give up when he finds a better way to communicate--through drawing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC RUS

Vonnegut, Kurt.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The author questions the condition of modern man in this novel depicting a science fiction writer's struggle to find peace and sanity in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2006

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Hobbie, Holly.

Summary: Fanny decides to make her very own picture book, starring her homemade doll, Annabelle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2009

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Bruel, Nick

Summary: Author/illustrator Nick Bruel tries to explain to the reader how to write a story, but Bad Kitty is not at all happy about the plot, which has her going on a turnip diet to lose weight. Includes a recipe for roasted turnips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2014

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BRU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRU

Wolitzer, Meg.

Summary: A woman is forced to confront the sacrifices she's made in order to achieve the life she thought she wanted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WOL

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