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McKissack, Pat

Summary: Presents the diary of thirteen-year-old Nzingha, a sixteenth-century West African princess who loves to hunt and hopes to lead her kingdom one day against the invasion of the Portuguese slave traders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCK

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

Konishi, Noriyuki

Summary: Nate Adams is just an average kid until the mysterious Whisper gives him the Yo-kai Watch, which allows him to see Yo-kai of all shapes and forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2015

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Konishi, Noriyuki

Summary: Nate Adams is just an average kid until the mysterious Whisper gives him the Yo-kai Watch, which allows him to see Yo-kai of all shapes and forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2015

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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Ward, Rachel

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Jem knows when she looks at someone the exact date they will die, so she avoids relationships and tries to keep out of the way, but when she meets a boy named Spider and they plan a day out together, they become more involved than either of them had planned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House/Scholastic 2010

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

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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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

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

Gerber, Alyson

Summary: When twelve-year-old Rachel learns that her scoliosis has worsened and she will need to wear a back brace to keep her spine straight, she is devastated; afraid that she will not be able to play soccer, and terrified that she will not be able to hide her condition from her friends and classmates--but her mother is determined to spare her the spinal fusion surgery that she herself had as a teenager.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Noakes, Polly

Summary: Bear, Fox, Chipmunk and Marmot are all very good friends. They think it would be wonderful if they all lived in one grat big house. Beat, Chipmunk and Marmot, however, forgot to tell Fox one small thing which makes for a very lonely winter indeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's Play Inc. 2018

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Kim, JiYu.

Summary: "Chief Wusuri is wise and solves the problems of the village. For each problem, he has a solution. When a piece of cornbread goes missing, Chief is sad. He feels he let his village go hungry. To solve this problem, the Chief orders his men to make cornbread for everyone. The village is thankful for Chief Wusuri"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Williams, Michael

Summary: "When Patson's family moves to [the] Marange region of Zimbabwe, he begins working in the mines, searching for blood diamonds, until government soldiers arrive and Patson is forced to journey to South Africa in search of his missing sister and a better life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

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

Sullivan, Tara.

Summary: "Kept as forced labor on a chocolate plantation in the Ivory Coast, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou had given up hope, until a young girl arrives at the camp who rekindles the urge to escape"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2016

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

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

Channing, Margot.

Summary: The teddy bears Betty and Jim wake up at 7 o'clock and go to bed at 8 o'clock. In the hours between the day is full, with a new activity every hour.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

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Skogen, Jennifer

Summary: In the thrilling conclusion of The Haunting of Grey Hills, a final choice must be made that could change the world forever. Each person must answer one final question: what am I willing to do for the people I love? Who will die? Who will survive? What does death even mean, in a world full of ghosts?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Baccalario, Pierdomenico

Summary: Finley McPhee holds the scorpion key, which makes him the Defender of the Emporium in the small town of Applecross, Scotland, but now Aiby Lily and Finley's brother Doug are apparently lost in an other-worldly place called the passages, and the evil Semueld Askell has told him that if he does not surrender the key within twenty-four hours, they will be lost forever--and that is only one of his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint 2015

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

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

West, Tracey

Summary: The evil wizard Maldred has stolen the gold and silver keys which will allow him to release the Naga, the powerful earthquake dragon at the center of the earth--so Drake and several of the other Dragon Masters travel to the Naga's Temple in the Dragon Islands, to try and stop Maldred, and prevent him and the earthquake dragon from destroying the kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

West, Tracey

Summary: Diego is under the spell of the wizard Maldred who wants to control the Naga, an enormous dragon that lives deep within the Earth, and plans to use Diego to steal the two keys necessary for that purpose; the first key is guarded by Argent, the silver dragon, and Jean his dragon master, so Drake, Bo, Carlos, and their dragons travel to Gallia to try and stop the theft and break the spell on Diego.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2018

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West, Tracey

Summary: Having taken the silver key, the evil wizard Maldred is after the gold key, which is protected by the Gold Dragon and her Dragon Master, Darma, but by the time Drake and Rori get there, Eko and her Thunder Dragon have seized the gold key--so together the three dragon masters, follow her through the portal to Maldred's tower, but without their dragons will they be able to stop Maldred and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: After capsizing her rowboat on Twin Lakes, Nancy Drew sets out to help the girl who saved her life investigate the mysterious events surrounding a deserted bungalow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Keene 1960

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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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