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Rippin, Sally.

Summary: Billie has lots of fun things planned for her visit to Grandma's. But when Billie wakes up covered in spots, will her holiday be ruined?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2013

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Brown, Marc Tolon.

Summary: Arthur the aardvark catches chicken pox a week before he is supposed to go to the circus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1994

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2 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE ART

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: P-J Basket BRO

Kelley, True.

Summary: When Jess gets chicken pox it seems glamorous at first, but soon she gets tired of being stuck at home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1994

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEL

Maccarone, Grace.

Summary: Peppy rhymes present the humorous side to a common ailment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1992

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE MAC

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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Galante, Cecilia.

Summary: Willa Bean, who wants to master flying before starting school at Cupid Academy, celebrates her unconventional looks and unique personality, but struggles to accept that cupids learn how to fly at different times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J LW 1

Mullins, Matt.

Summary: Photographs and text introduce scientific concepts related to friction, explaining what friction is and what it affects, describing how people have used friction throughout human history, and providing additional facts, statistics, and a time line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 531.1134 MUL

Bazaldua, Barbara.

Summary: Based on the Disney film Tangled, this is the story of Rapunzel who has been hidden away in a tall tower for 18 years. But then Flynn Rider climbs through her window and the two have many adventures. What will happen to Rapunzel's hair with magical powers?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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

Nimmo, Jenny.

Summary: Back at Bloor's Academy after Christmas vacation, Charlie finds himself confronted with a new problem when young Henry Yewbeam, who vanished during a game of marbles in 1916, suddenly appears and needs help to find his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2003

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

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Wilder, Robert

Summary: Being a teenager is hard enough without your mother in rehab and your slightly inept stepfather doing his best not to screw things up. But at least, Coy has Monroe. Coy is a quirky teenage boy and his best friend Monroe is a girl who is just as odd and funny and obsessed with 80s culture as he is. So when Monroe comes down with a mysterious illness, his inner turmoil only grows. As Monroe gets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Leaf Storm Press 2016

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

Ross, Joel N.

Summary: Boot boy Ji is tired of scrubbing soles and untangling shoelaces. He doesn't want to bow and scrape. All he wants is freedom--for himself and his friends. He decides to risk everything for a chance to accompany a young nobleman to the Diadem Rite, a magical ritual that chooses the heir to the Summer Crown. Ji doesn't care about crowns or ceremonies, but he vows that this trip will grant him and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Struggling with a meager existence on a Prohibition-era farm in Southern California and devastated by the losses of four of her children to a wasting disease, Rosa flees with her surviving children after a shattering act of violence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2012

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: As the nation grapples with the strictures of Prohibition, Rosa Barclay lives on a Southern California rye farm with her volatile husband, John, who has lately found another source of income far outside the federal purview. Mother to eight children, Rosa mourns the loss of four who succumbed to the mysterious wasting disease that is now afflicting young Ana and Miguel. Two daughters born of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CHI

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

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

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

Guilfoile, Patrick.

Summary: Discusses chicken pox and shingles, including information about causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.914 GUI

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Antarctica to search for the fourth secret of happiness for Merlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 40

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

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

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When their favorite author fails to arrive as scheduled to speak at the local library, the Alden children investigate how he could board a train and never be seen again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 2006

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

Joyce, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOY

Buitrago, Jairo

Summary: A little girl counts the things she sees as she and her father travel, sometimes on foot, sometimes on top of a train, and sometimes in other ways, stop while her father earns more money for the trip, and avoid soldiers and other dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BUI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BUI

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUI

Helakoski, Leslie.

Summary: Woolbur, a sheep with a mind of his own, never seems to follow the flock, despite his parents' reminders about how he should behave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HEL

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Helakoski

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HEL

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEL

Thompkins-Bigelow, Jamilah

Summary: A young Muslim girl puts on a head scarf and not only feels closer to her mother, she also imagines herself as a queen, the sun, a superhero, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Franklin, Ruth.

Summary: What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Are Holocaust writings, by their very nature, exempt from criticism and interpretation? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be truthful--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Is a fictional account of the Holocaust, in the words of Elie Wiesel, "an insult to the dead"? In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FRA

Buckley, Michael.

Summary: When a former member of NERDS turns into a villainous cheerleader, Matilda "Wheezer" Choi and the rest of the NERDS must infiltrate the cheerleader squad and save the world from a machine that wreaks havoc by entering other dimensions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Buckley Nerds 2011