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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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Banks, Kate

Summary: While a farm family bustles about, preparing for the arrival of Christmas, they do not notice the great anticipation spreading among the animals, who know that something very special is on its way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE BAN

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HEN

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

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

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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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROL

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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

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

Laybourne, Emmy.

Summary: "The luxurious celebrity cruise launching the trendy new diet sweetener Solu should be the vacation of a lifetime. It takes a horrifyingly wrong turn when the gig becomes an expose on the shocking side effects of Solu"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YEE

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

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

Rushdie, Salman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

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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

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3 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CAR

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E NA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NA

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

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

Kanon, Joseph

Summary: "From the bestselling author of Leaving Berlin and The Good German comes a fast-paced and richly imagined novel about an American spy, the Cold War's most notorious defector, who gave up his country for the safety--and prison--of Moscow, but never lost his gift for betrayal. In 1949, Frank Weeks, fair-haired boy of the newly formed CIA, was exposed as a Communist spy and fled the country to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Archer, Jeffrey

Summary: In Hartford, Connecticut, in the late 1940s, twin brothers are accidentally separated at birth. One brother grows up to be a war hero in Vietnam and a successful 1990s bank executive, while the other distinguishes himself as a lawyer and politician. When both men decide to run for governor, they learn the truth about their kinship-- and must face its tragic consequences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ARC