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Paterson, Katherine

Summary: Katherine Paterson is back - A new novel from the author of Bridge to Terabithia - based on a completely true historical event. A historical novel about a young Cuban teenager who volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign that taught those throughout the impoverished countryside to read.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Paterson 2017

Luciani, Brigitte

Summary: The reader is asked to guess what Roxanne must leave behind (ball, umbrella, book, turtle, or baby) as she tries various means of transportation to get to the beach.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North-South Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J468 LUC SPANISH

Fernandez, Caroline

Summary: Magical sneezes transform Grandma into different Mesozoic Era marine reptiles, and it's up to her grandchildren to track her down, stop her funny business, and finish their reports before the field trip ends. The aquarium rescue centre has never been this exciting. This picture book introduces readers to facts about prehistoric marine life and encourages environmental consciousness through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Common Deer Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FER

Buyea, Rob.

Summary: "The kids from Mr. Terupt's fifth- and sixth-grade classes are entering their first year of junior high school. There's a lot to be excited about, but there are new challenges, too. Everyone is missing Mr. Terupt. When a fight threatens to break up the group forever, they think their favorite teacher is the only one who can help them. But the kids soon find out that it's Mr. Terupt who needs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

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

Brown, Peter

Summary: A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and, if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on the weekends to play. Until one day, he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Andreae, Giles

Summary: A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school! Put your coat on the hook, play with friends and join in all the day's activities. Start with show and tell, reading and writing, then playtime, making things and singing. Teacher makes sure every school day is the best! This sweet and simple story follows a typical school day, from morning hello's to hometime. Perfect for sharing with your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AND

Hultquist, A.

Summary: "Ever since Grandpa got Parkinson’s, Noah has noticed he hasn’t been the same. He doesn’t have as much energy as he used to, and sometimes when he’s excited or happy, he can’t smile. Noah worries that Parkinson’s is his fault, but Grandpa assures him it’s not—and it won’t stop him from having fun at the beach!" -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HUL

Allende, Isabel

Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Paratore, Coleen Murtagh

Summary: As Dylan and his mother enjoy being together at the beach early on his fifth birthday, he cannot help but think about the baby his mother will soon have, who will join them in this special time next summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2008

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Andreae, Giles

Summary: A sweet and simple celebration of teachers, this rhyming story follows a typical school day from morning hellos to hometime, preparing young children for just what to expect when they start school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD AND

Smith, Emma Bland

Summary: "The McNallys are visiting the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge on the border of Georgia and Florida. On a swamp tour, Gavin captures two people trapping baby alligators on video. He and his father set off in kayaks to investigate. Can they notify officials about the poachers in time to save the alligators?"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Steinke, Aron Nels

Summary: When the students in Mr. Wolf's class learn about personal narratives, Sampson doesn't think anything worth writing about has ever happened to him, until a bicycle accident gives him a new perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STE

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allende 2017

Almada, Ariel Andrés

Summary: "Un delicioso cuento para leer a las hijas curiosas. A las soñadoras. A las que les gustan las trenzas. A las que prefieren el pelo suelto. A las que se llenan la boca con mermelada. A las que hablan hasta estando dormidas. A las que miran en silencio y sonrìen. A las que descubren el mundo detrás de las cosas más pequeñas. En definitiva, un mensaje lleno de amor para que las niñas recuerden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cuento de Luz 2019

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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEL

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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Creten, Peggy

Summary: When the forest children of Glen Lake decide to play a trick on an elderly substitute teacher, Betsy Bobcat has to make a difficult choice. Should she go along with the prank or should she risk being teased again for being a "Goody-Goody?" By sharing her feelings with family and friends, Betsy makes a decision that is true to her heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CRE

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

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McNamara, Margaret.

Summary: When Hannah goes to the beach with her mother, she is shocked to find her first-grade teacher, Mrs. Connor, lying there in a bathing suit as if she were an ordinary person.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Meadows, Daisy.

Summary: Abigail the Breeze Fairy has been blown off-course without her wispy wind feather. Will Rachel and Kirsty be able to find the feather and bring calm to the blustery village?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila and her Papa enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papa helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them sta

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

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

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: When a British student-teacher arrives, A. J. and his friends wonder if her all-black clothing and love of blood sausage mark her as a vampire, while Mr. Granite simply hopes her musician-boyfriend will stay away long enough for a math lesson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Gutman 2010

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

Korman, Gordon

Summary: Dedicated slacker Cameron Boxer thinks he has found gamer heaven: playing video games online for an audience (and money); but the Positive Action Group (the club he created to keep his parents off his back) keeps getting in the way with meetings and fund-raisers for worthy causes, and his friends keep turning to him for plans and girlfriend advice, plus Elvis the beaver is back chewing on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Rusu, Meredith

Summary: George y Richard tienen dinosaurios de juguetes, pero no quieren compartir. ¿Podr?n la Cerdita Peppa y la Coneja Rebecca ense?arlos a ser amables el uno con el otro? Un cuento sobre compartir, con pegatinas, basado en la popular serie de televisi?n de Nick Jr.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH RUS

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