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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Teagan, Erin

Summary: "In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family. Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fry, Jason

Summary: Who is Darth Vader? How did the once great Jedi become a fearsome villain? Who are the allies and foes Darth Vader has faced? In this biography -- complete with black-and-white illustrations, timelines, and character profiles -- young readers will delight in learning the complete history of the Sith Lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Lee, Hyeonseo

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In 1997 the author, aged 17, escaped North Korea for China. Her mother's first words over the telephone to her lost daughter were "don't come back". The reprisals for all of them would have been lethal. Twelve years later she returned to the North Korean border in a daring mission to spirit her mother and brother to South Korea in a very costly and dangerous journey. This eloquent book offers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Collins 2015

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Henkes, Kevin

Summary: Three little birds crack their way out of eggs and fly away, leaving one egg sitting all alone until the three chicks come back and discover a friendly baby alligator has finally hatched.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Henkes 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEN

Kemmerer, Brigid

Summary: Eighteen for the three hundred twenty-seventh time, Prince Rhen despairs of breaking the curse that turns him into a beast at the end of each day until feisty Harper enters his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years... As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the 'Corps' and was responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto Semper Fidelis or 'Always Faithful.' When Jerry's nine-year old daughter Janey died of a rare type of leukemia, his world collapsed. As a grief-stricken father, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tied to the Tracks Films, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEM

Berquist, Emma

Summary: "Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you. The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy Wilcox-- call her Willie-- and her family. This tense, heart-pounding alternate history about a young woman fighting to survive the unthinkable will keep fans of 'Westworld' and 'The Walking Dead'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Messner, Kate

Summary: When the mysterious first aid kit takes golden retriever Ranger to New Orleans shortly before Hurricane Katrina hits, he finds himself helping Clare Porter and her grandmother, who are waiting for Clare's father at their home in the Lower Ninth Ward--and when the levees break and Clare is separated from Nana, Ranger must somehow get her to the relative safety of the Superdome, and reunite her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

Harden, Blaine

Summary: "The story of Kim Il Sung's rise to power, and the brave North Korean fighter pilot who escaped the prison state and delivered the first MiG-15 into American hands"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 951.9 HAR

Rollins, James

Summary: After a mountainside massacre yields a grim message, Painter Crowe, director of Sigma Force, must join with Commander Grayson Pierce and an unlikely ally if he is going to get to the root of a conspiracy that stretches back to a lost prehistoric colony in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROL

Fowler, Therese

12 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "A gripping contemporary novel that examines the American dream through the lens of two families living side by side in an idyllic neighborhood, and the one summer that changes their lives irrevocably"-- Oak Knoll, a tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood. Professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son, Xavier, who is headed to college in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Fowler 2020

Beletsky, Les

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 598.2974 Bel

Stevenson, Robin

Summary: Jayden ends up in the unforgiving Australian outback, fighting for his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH STE

Schwartz, John Burnham

Summary: "Running from her father's brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin's daughter defects to the United States against the turbulence of the 1960s. For fans of We Were the Lucky Ones and A Gentleman in Moscow, this sweeping historical novel is inspired by the true story of Svetlana Alliluyeva. In one of the most momentous events of the Cold War, Svetlana Allilyueva, the forty-one-year-old daughter of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Schwartz 2019

Black, Chuck.

Summary: Validus, the only angel standing in the way of the demonic Fallen, has risen to a position of power and respect but is pushed beyond his abilities when he is assigned to protect one unbelieving man, Drew Carter, racing against time to discover why Drew is so important to humanity's survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Rushdie, Salman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Carle, Eric.

Summary: A clumsy young click beetle learns to land on its feet with encouragement from various animals and a wise old beetle. An electronic chip with a built-in battery creates clicking sounds to accompany the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Yee, Wong Herbert.

Summary: When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YEE

Herbert, Victor

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Chas. K. Harris 1908

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Na, Il Sung

Summary: While baby animals are born--some with fur and some with scales, some with lots of brothers and sisters, some with none--a curious duck watches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E NA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NA

De los Santos, Marisa

Summary: "When thirteen-year-olds T.E. and Audrey meet at a wilderness camp in the desert, they think their quirks are enough to prevent them from ever having friends. But as they trek through the challenging and unforgiving landscape, they learn that they each have what it takes to make the other whole"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DEL

Patterson, Kaitlyn Sage

Summary: In the Alskad Empire, nearly all are born with a twin, two halves to form one whole…yet some face the world alone. The singleborn : A rare few are singleborn in each generation, and therefore given the right to rule by the gods and goddesses. Bo Trousillion is one of these few, born into the royal line and destined to rule. Though he has been chosen to succeed his great-aunt, Queen Runa, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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