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Tan, Susan

Summary: Priscilla Cilla Lee-Jenkins has just finished her (future) bestselling memoir, and now she's ready to write a Classic. This one promises to have everything: romance, adventure, and plenty of drama like Cilla's struggles to be more Chinese, to be the perfect flower girl at Aunt Eva's wedding, and to learn how to share her best friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KIR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOB

Funke, Cornelia

Summary: Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Fun

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Westerfeld, Scott.

Summary: In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E KIR

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAC

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Bram, Elizabeth

Summary: Rather than a lemonade stand, Rufus sets up a story stand one summer and makes a series of trades with his friends--a story for a shell, for a kitten, for a surprise, and one more as a special birthday gift for his sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRA

Tripp, Valerie

Summary: In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper and inspiring her to write a different kind of letter of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company Publications 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E RUS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC RUS

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DLA

Johnson, Maureen

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Scarlett Marvin is stuck in New York City for the summer working at her quirky family's historic hotel, but her brother's attractive new friend and a seasonal guest who offers her an intriguing and challenging writing project improve her outlook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2008

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Tripp, Valerie

Summary: In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper and inspiring her to write a different kind of letter of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company Publications 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC KLI

Birney, Betty G.

Summary: "During a creative writing unit at Longfellow School, the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class practice using their imagination with their very own writing journals--and Humphrey finds out that writing from his imagination is harder than it looks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BIR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BIR

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE LIB

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FUN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather)

4 holds on 2 copies

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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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BRU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRU

Clements, Andrew

Summary: Twelve-year-old Greg, who has always been good at moneymaking projects, is surprised to find himself teaming up with his lifelong rival, Maura, to create a series of comic books to sell at school.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FICTION CLE

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HOL

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN