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Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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

Higson, Charles

Summary: Piecing together information gained while skiing in the Alps, teenaged James Bond returns to Eton College and foils an assassination attempt, then goes on the run across Europe with a beautiful and dangerous Irish girl, Roan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2011

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

Graff, Keir

Summary: "When the missing button for their new apartment building's thirteenth floor suddenly appears, identical twins Mal and Colm are pulled into an eerie adventure in an parallel dimension"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Colfer, Chris

Summary: "A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of the many characters, places, and magic items throughout the beloved Land of Stories series. This book also includes bonus chapters, insider information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC COL

Summary: It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SCH

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

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

Summary: While visiting Mount Rushmore, Curious George gets into mischief when he takes an unplanned ride on a hot air balloon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Chambliss Bertman, Jennifer

Summary: Twelve-year-old Emily is on the move again. Her family is relocating to San Francisco, home of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger, a game where books are hidden all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles. But Emily soon learns that Griswold has been attacked and is in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2016

Skurzynski, Gloria.

Summary: The Landon family travels to Glacier National Park to investigate why grizzly bear cubs are disappearing and become involved with a ten-year-old Mexican runaway boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2001

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

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Graf, Mike.

Summary: Twin brother and sister, James and Morgan, embark on another adventure with their parents to explore the history, unusual geology, famous sites, plants, and animals of the Glacier National Park, where they learn about the threat climate change poses to the glaciers there. Sidebar notes contain additional facts about the area and describe the park's regulations and tourist facilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J Fiction Graf 2010

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: The Boxcar Children, suspicious when someone steals the note they found inside the pages of a "Captain Fantastic" comic book, team up with the superhero's creator to find out who is selling fake copies of the comics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman & Co. 2003

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

Duyvis, Corinne

Summary: "In Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2034, a comet is due to hit the Earth within the hour. Denise, who's sixteen years old and autistic, must try to find her missing sister and also help her neglectful, undependable mother safely aboard a spaceship"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2016

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

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

Spradlin, Michael P

Summary: When a monster storm descends on Mount Denali in Alaska, several teams of climbers are trapped in the blizzard, and Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins and his squad of Pararescuemen are called on to locate and rescue them--if they can survive some of the harshest conditions on the planet.

Format: text

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

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

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: In 1861, eighteen-year-old Sarah Tracy, from New York state, comes to work at Mount Vernon, the historic Virginia home of George Washington, where she tries to protect the safety and neutrality of the site during the Civil War, and where she encounters her future husband, Upton Herbert. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2004

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

Sandford, John

Summary: "When an animal rights action at a research lab goes wrong, a terrible secret is exposed, and Shay must find her brother Odin before the researchers at Singular Corp can silence both of them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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Chung, Arree

Summary: "A ninja must be strong, courageous, and silent! He creeps through the house on a secret mission. There may be obstacles! But have no fear--a true ninja can overcome all challenges"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CHU

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CHU

Kontis, Alethea.

Summary: Saturday Woodcutter accidentally conjures an ocean in the backyard and, with sword in tow, sets sail on a pirate ship, only to find herself kidnapped and held captive by a mountain witch with the power to destroy the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When the children uncover a strange puzzle in a friend's back yard, it's the start of a "spy game" leading to gold. But first they must make sense of an old photo and a riddle, and learn just who is behind this mystery within a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2009

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

Bryon, Nathan

Summary: Aspiring astronaut Rocket draws her community together to see a rare appearance of the Phoenix Meteor Showers, hoping especially that her big brother, Jamal, will look up from his phone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRY