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Larson, Kirby

Summary: In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Garoche, Camille

Summary: This wordless story is about two sisters, a walk in the snowy forest, and the appearance of an enchanted rabbit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAR

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: A brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy, considered by many to be mentally retarded, discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Milliner, Naomi

Summary: "When life revolves around stressed-out parents and ER visits for his special needs little brother Jake, eleven-year-old Ethan escapes to a world of top hats, trick decks, and magic wands. When he hears of a junior magic competition where the top prize is to meet and perform with his hero, Magnus the Magnificent, Ethan is determined to do whatever he needs to get there--and to win. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2019

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

Gephart, Donna

Summary: "Miles is an anxious boy who loves his family's bowling center. Amy is the new girl at school, who tries to write her way to her own happily-ever-after and does not want to live above her uncles funeral home. Then Miles and Amy meetin the most unexpected way ... and it is the beginning of everything." -- Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GEP

Patterson, James

Summary: As the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic finals near, Jamie faces a whirlwind of attention at school and in the media and the fame starts to go to his head, but in Hollywood with Uncle Frankie, some of his fellow comedians quickly show him what competition and pressure are all about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Pilar Ramirez loves to skate on ice, and normally she does not keep being born without part of her right foot a secret, but when her best friend convinces her to try out for the local hockey team Pilar decides not to mention her condition--but hockey presents her with some problems that plain skating did not, and Pilar needs to learn that being part of a team means being open with your...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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Staniszewski, Anna

Summary: Middle-schooler Lexi has always tried to keep the chaos under control by keeping to a carefully planned schedule, but today things have just gone wrong: her little brother is back in the hospital because of his twisted-up insides, she is late for school, and her best friend Cassa is hanging out with the new girl; but when she finds a bag of four wishing stones in the antique shop and wishes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STA

De Angeli, Marguerite

Summary: A crippled boy in fourteenth-century England proves his courage and earns recognition from the King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laurel-Leaf Books 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DE A

Norman, Jennifer

Summary: Kyle is a boy like any other boy his age, only he has a rare condition that hinders his day-to-day physical abilities. It is when Kyle dreams that he transforms into his alter ego, SuperCaptainBraveMan! SuperCaptainBraveMan is a friend to all kids, helping them discover their own courage and strength to overcome daily challenges. In Book 1: A Day at the Park, SuperCaptainBraveMan helps Emily, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baldhead Man Productions, Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Norman 2016

Dionne, Erin

Summary: Eighth-grader Hester Greene suffers from Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, plus anxiety, which is why she loves making movies where she is behind the camera and in complete control of the action--but if she cannot improve her language arts grade she will not be allowed to enter her video in The Hoot (a showcase of student work) and write a satisfactory ending to her middle school career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: From the very first day Auggie and Julian met, it was clear they were never going to be friends, with Julian treating Auggie like he had the plague. Over one million people have read Wonder and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Now readers will have a chance to hear from the book's most controversial character: Julian.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Wonder: "August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school--until now. He's about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Summary: A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors where she discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BUR

Tuitel, Johnnie

Summary: An end-of-the-summer outing leads to an unusual discovery. "Wild animals" on the unpopulated Blackbird Island? The Gun Lake kids are hot on the trail to finding out how the animals got there and why. New dangers are faced and new friendships are formed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cedar Tree Publishing 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TUI

Branscom, Conni

Summary: The story of seven-year-old Mya, who enjoys being a big sister to her siblings. There's a difference in her family. When brother Kyle is born, she learned from her parents he has Down syndrome, and all the things Mya had dreamed of doing with her new brother seem impossible. As Kyle grows, Mya learns what Down syndrome means for her and her family, she also absorbs the basics of the condition...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Branscom 2016

Rotella, Louis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ata-Boy Productions, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROT

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BAR

Sonnenblick, Jordan

Summary: Harassed at her middle school, not taken seriously at home, and with a "perfect" older brother, Matthew, to live up to, thirteen-year-old Claire has always felt like her life was cursed--then one morning, when she are her beloved father are talking at breakfast, her father suddenly falls over with a stroke, and suddenly everything changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bishop, Beverly.

Summary: Children describe what makes their autistic friend different but also explain the activities at which he excels, in a book with coloring pages and resources for parents and educators on a CD-ROM.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Future Horizons 2011

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MY