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Ness, Patrick

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Ness 2011

Gemeinhart, Dan

Summary: A boy named Mark, tired of being sick with cancer, conceives a plan to climb Mount Rainier, and runs away from home with his dog, Beau--but with over two hundred miles between him and his goal, and only anger at his situation to drive him on nothing will be easy, and only his best friend, Jessie, suspects where he is heading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GEM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GEM

Numeroff, Laura Joffe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JEFiction Numeroff 1999

Funk, Kristi

Summary: "A comprehensive guide to total breast health from the go-to breast care expert for Good Morning America and The Doctors. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of their lives, and breast cancer is the #1 killer of women ages 20-59. But did you know that only 15 percent of those diagnosed have a single relative with breast cancer? For most of us, family history...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.994 FUN

Cooper, Abby

Summary: "In the pages of her notebook, soon after her father is diagnosed with cancer, Jade invents an imaginary best friend she can depend on--Zoe; but when Zoe somehow magically shows up in real life, Jade wonders how genuine their friendship can possibly be ifJade's controlling Zoe through what she writes in her notebook"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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

Rivers, Karen

Summary: Twelve-year-old Mischa "Ish" Love's longtime dream has been to someday live on Mars, but when she collapses on the first day of seventh grade, Ish receives a diagnosis which threatens her future plans.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Charaipotra, Sona

Summary: The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds -- and falls head over heels -- in the contemporary romantic comedy Symptoms of a Heartbreak. Fresh from med school, sixteen-year-old medical prodigy Saira arrives for her first day at her new job: treating children with cancer. She's always had to balance family and friendships with her celebrity as the Girl Genius -- but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

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

Gurevich, Margaret

Summary: When Gabriela hears about tryouts for a solo dance at the next dance competition she is super excited, but when Brie, her best friend at Ms. Marianne's Academy of Dance, decides to try out as well, it seems like it might be the end of a beautiful friendship--because Gabby really wants this opportunity, and she is having trouble dealing with the idea of competing against a friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: an imprint of Stone Arch Books 2018

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

Cooper, Elisha

Summary: A woman in a canoe takes the reader on a journey down the Hudson River, from its source, a lake in the Adirondack Mountains, to the point where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City. Includes a note on the history of the Hudson River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COO

Gurevich, Margaret

Summary: Gabby is taking the new contemporary dance class at Ms. Marianne's Academy of Dance, and she quickly bonds with Sophie, who has transferred into the Academy--but her best friends seem strangely reluctant to include Sophie in their after class fun, and soon Gabby feels torn between her new friend and her old ones whose attitude she does not understand.

Format: text

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

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Best friends Hannah and Caitlin are both on the high school dance team, but Hannah is troubled when her friend's preoccupation with a boy causes her to miss practice time and put their friendship at risk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2013

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Summary: Just as Magda is diagnosed with breast cancer, she meets Arturo, a devoted husband and father in the midst of unspeakable loss. Their chance encounter leads both down a path of strength, grace, love, and rebirth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MA

Gardner, Kati

Summary: Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory; her mother, the conservatory's artistic director, has made all the decisions for her. But Cason has been hiding an injury, and now she's undergoing chemotherapy. Davis Channing survived cancer, but his drug addiction nearly killed him. He's doing community service at the hospital, and has been sober for six months. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

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

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: Claire and her mother are running out of time, but they don't know it. They rarely find themselves in the same room at the same time, and it often seems that the only thing they can count on are notes to each other on the refrigerator door. When home is threatened by a crisis, their relationship experiences a momentous change. Forced to reevaluate the delicate balance between their personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KUI

Higginson, Sheila Sweeny

Summary: When Donny feeds his stuffed dinosaur, Bronty, a salami sandwich, Bronty comes down with a case of bad breath, and Doc McStuffins must teach Bronty the proper way to take care of his teeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: Claire and her mother are running out of time, but they don't know it. They rarely find themselves in the same room at the same time, and it often seems that the only thing they can count on are notes to each other on the refrigerator door. When home is threatened by a crisis, their relationship experiences a momentous change. Forced to reevaluate the delicate balance between their personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUI

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

Burns, K. S. R.

Summary: Amy has just lost her best friend to breast cancer. Amy's husband, not sorry the friend is out of the picture, is ready to start a family. But Amy is not. She's 29 and longing to escape her hometown of Phoenix. She's also hungry, because Amy's always hungry. She's on a "perpetual diet"! It's enough to make a person run away to, say, Paris. However, when Amy gets to France she is not only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Velvet Morning Press 2016

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Holling, Holling Clancy.

Summary: A young Indian boy carves an Indian figure in a small canoe and sends him off on a long, adventurous journey through the Great Lakes to the sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1969

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Hol

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Holling 1969

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HOL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOL

Martin, Ann M.

Summary: Eight-year-old Tess is convinced that if she believes and stays aware of the magic around her, she will meet Santa Claus on Christmas Eve of 1958, when she will thank him for his gifts and ask him to use his magic to cure her best friend's father of cancer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAR

Mahoney, Jerry

Summary: While eleven-year-old Maddie McMatthew's stepbrother Holden has been a little more tolerable since their first adventure, at the Halloween party he breaks another fairy tale by saying Beauty would never have fallen for the ugly Beast--and once again the two children find themselves sucked into another story and faced with having to set things right if they want to get home.

Format: text

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

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

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HIG

Ryals, Lexi

Summary: "Misty Copeland is one of the most famous dancers in the world. But before she was dancing for millions of fans, Misty was just a young girl who loved ballet, even though she didn't look like the typical ballerina. Learn how she made it all the way to the top in this exciting level 3 biography!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE

Gurevich, Margaret

Summary: After years of ballet Jada feels she is ready to go "on pointe," but the whole process is a lot more complicated then she ever realized: from being measured and fitted for the shoes, to tying the laces correctly she still has a lot to learn, and that is before she actually tries to walk in pointe shoes, which seems to uses muscles she was barely aware of--for the first time Jada finds that...

Format: text

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

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