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Enderle, Adrienne

Summary: Dandy is already worried about the fifth grade spelling bee, because his family has a history of winning--and once it starts, things keep going wrong, and his best friend Malcolm realizes that the contest is being haunted and the boys need to find out why and banish the specter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Atwood, Megan

Summary: When Olive makes up a story about a trip to Paris to impress her New York pen pal Molly, the lies quickly get out of hand, and threaten their long distance friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Dadey, Debbie

Summary: Pearl has always dreamed of being famous: the star-studded stage, the sea flowers, the applause! So when she finds out that her third grade class is performing The Little Human, she just knows she ll get the leading role. Especially since world-renowned merstar Angelfish Molie is judging the tryouts! But in a shocking turn of events, Pearl s best friend, Wanda, gets cast as the little human...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Dadey 2019

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

Kügler, Tina

Summary: The continuing antics of best friends Snail and Worm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KUG

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson. It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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O'Connor, Tara

Summary: "Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 OCO

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Once an inseparable trio, whether in their little band or on the football field, Justin, Tony, and Miles have drifted apart in middle school (Justin to band and his old friends to sports); now, after a summer of jamming, Justin decides to try out the football team with his old friends--but he finds little encouragement from them, and he misses the new friends he made in the school band.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barrows, Annie

Summary: When classmate Vanessa insists that all single children are spoiled, Ivy wonders whether she can become "unspoiled" by giving away all her clothes at school (which does not go over well with her teacher or parents)--but ultimately decides that all she needs to accomplish her goal is a little sister.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Barrows, Annie

Summary: When classmate Vanessa insists that all single children are spoiled, Ivy wonders whether she can become "unspoiled" by giving away all her clothes at school (which does not go over well with her teacher or parents)--but ultimately decides that all she needs to accomplish her goal is a little sister.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Barrows 2018

Atwood, Megan

Summary: Ten-year old Olive is going to be in a commercial, but she really is not sure she can land the gymnastics stunt written for it, and her cross-country email pal Molly is jealous and determined to get into a commercial herself (pretty much any commercial will do)--and now their friendship is threatened by their increasingly testy emails.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: When the spacesuit of famous astronaut Sally Ride disappears from a traveling exhibit, Amal Farah, daughter of the Air and Space Museum's archivist, and her three friends, are determined to find the culprit before the exhibit is cancelled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRE

Deutsch, Stacia

Summary: Overnight mysterious holes appear in the yards of Shaker Street and the Makers (Michael, his cousin Liv, and their friend Leo) set out to solve the mystery--Liv is sure it is Martians, but Michael suspects the woman with a shovel that he saw last night with his homemade telescope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Gurtler, Janet

Summary: The Spirit Squads that represent the different castles are an important part of the Kingdom of Neptunia, and Cora and Shyanna are delighted to be chosen--but their friend Rachel was left out, and when Cora finds out why, she is forced to make a big decision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GUR

Hale, Shannon

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: When she becomes part of the in-crowd, Shannon begins to question whether she wants to remain there, in a story about popularity, first boyfriends, and finding a path in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAL

Jackson, Tiffany D.

Summary: "Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable -- more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn't turn up for the first day of school, Claudia starts to worry. When she doesn't show for the second day, or the second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. Monday wouldn't just leave her to endure tests and bullies alone. With...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC JAC

Leonard, M. G. (Maya Gabrielle)

Summary: Darkus Cuttle has taken care of his father ever since his mother died, but one day his father vanished from a locked vault at the Natural History Museum, and now he lives with his eccentric uncle--but one day he finds a large and unusually intelligent and self-aware beetle, and soon he and his two friends are caught up in a struggle to protect an intelligent super species of beetles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LEO

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Asiyah Najjar enjoys playing volleyball with her friend, Lucy, and the rest of the players in their recreational league, but this year Lucy has talked her into joining the travel team--and suddenly volleyball is a lot more demanding, and a lot less fun, then it used to be, and easy-going Asiyah must learn to dig deep if she does not want to let her teammates down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Mason Williams is on his junior high school swim team, and he has always been fast at the short distances, but if he wants to compete in the longer races he will need to work on his endurance--so his best friend suggests that he train in the nearby lake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Twelve-year-old friends Ted and Ashley are finally old enough to go to Kart Kamp in the summer, where they meet Gil Stevens, son of a famous driver, but soon Ted's competitive instincts start to get the better of him, and camp becomes less about learning than winning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2014

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

Martin, Stephen W.

Summary: Stewart's best friend and sparring partner is his pen, Craig, so when Craig disappears Stewart is lost until a letter arrives from far away with very familiar writing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

O'Ryan, Ray.

Summary: "Zack is thrilled when his best friend on Earth, Bert Jones, visits for the weekend. But when Zack introduces Bert to Drake, his best friend on Nebulon, trouble begins!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ORY

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Soman, David

Summary: Lulu is excited to play with the toy that her best friend Finny brings over, but when the toy loses a wheel and fixing it becomes a game in itself, Lulu realizes that it's even better to play with Finny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SOM

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOM

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: Jeff and his best friend Keith are ice-fishing in an old ice shack on Big Lake when a sudden blizzard blows in and their generator dies--as the boys struggle to find their way to safety they suddenly find themselves on thin ice, and when Keith falls through Jeff must find a way to save his friend from the freezing water.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone Imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TRO