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Klein, Adria F. (Adria Fay)

Summary: Circus Train pulls in to town, and each kind of animal is in it's own brightly colored car.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klepeis, Alicia

Summary: "Discusses some of the world's most mystifying circus acts and the science behind them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.3 KLE

Summary: Circus Dreams captures charismatic teen performers on a voyage of artistic and personal self-discovery as they fight to save the only traveling youth circus in the United States from closing forever. With a heartwarming story and great characters, this vibrant feature documentary is an inspiring testament to the power of youthful dreams. The film documents a year in the life of Circus Smirkus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TaylorMade Productions 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CIR

Schultz, Erica

Summary: Cowgirl Dorothy and her horse, Toto, are taking the Yellow Dust Road on the way to the Great Wiz Kid's Emerald Circus of Oz for auditions, and along the way she meets Tinny, Crow, Leo, and Strega West who are also looking to audition--but in the morning Strega has disappeared, along with Dorothy's lucky silver spurs, and Dorothy must summon her inner courage to perform her best at the audition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Gruen, Sara.

Summary: A novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRU

Summary: The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, who happens to be a veteran of the circus, but the newborn is soon ridiculed because of his truly gigantic ears and is dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts. It is up to Dumbo's only true friend, Timothy Q. Mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUM RATED G

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DUM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DUM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Dumbo 2011

Summary: A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top that weaves the personal stories of the performers in with the spectacle and color of the circus. Includes an incredible train wreck.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Summary: Gorgeously filmed along the back roads of rural Mexico, CIRCO follows the Ponce family's hardscrabble circus as it struggles to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict. Tino, the ringmaster, is driven by his dream to lead his parents' circus to success and corrals the energy of his whole family, including his four young children, towards this...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere, who recruits the Dumbo for his newest entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Du

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DUM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Dumbo 2019

Klise, Kate.

Summary: The circus goes to sea: Many surprises are in store when Miss Flora Endora Eliza LaBuena LaPasta invites Sir Sidney's Circus to travel and perform aboard her elegant ship, the SS Spaghetti.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wiseman, Ellen Marie

Summary: 1931. Lilly Blackwood isn't allowed to explore the meadows around Blackwood Manor. Momma insists it's for Lilly's own protection, that people would be afraid if they saw her. But on this unforgettable night, Lilly is taken outside for the first time-- and sold to the circus sideshow. More than two decades later, Julia Blackwood has inherited her parents' estate and horse farm, an unhappy place...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WIS

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: The Bingle and Bumble Circus is coming to River Heights, and Nancy, Bess, and George are super excited to see the clowns, animals, and acrobats. But most of all, they{u2019}re excited about the Junior Ringmaster whistling contest! To win, all they have to do is be the kid who whistles the loudest and the longest. The winner of the contest will get to be Junior Ringmaster at the circus{u2019}s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 4

Klise, Kate.

Summary: The show must go on!: Two mice and a crow, who travel with a circus, cleaning up the spilled popcorn after every performance, come to the rescue when a greedy con artist takes over the management of the circus.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Quinn, Kathryn Jane Christensen Balos

Summary: A circus idea book full of themes for special events, scout troops, fundraisers, or school and church programs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Art's Publications 1991

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.3 CHR

Awdry, W.

Summary: "The circus is in town! But when the animals get loose, the town is a circus. Can Thomas help round the animals up?"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McLemore, Anna-Marie

Summary: Although Lace Paloma knows all about the feud between the Palomas and the Corbeaus, she finds herself falling for Cluck Corbeau when he saves her life while both families are performing in the same town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Griffin 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, who happens to be a veteran of the circus, but the newborn is soon ridiculed because of his truly gigantic ears and is dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts. It is up to Dumbo's only true friend, Timothy Q. Mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Beasley, Cassie.

Summary: "When he realizes that his grandfather's stories of an enchanted circus are true, Micah Tuttle sets out to find the mysterious Circus Mirandus--and to use its magic to save his grandfather's life"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bridwell, Norman.

Summary: Clifford and Emily Elizabeth helping when the circus comes to town. As always Clifford saves the day. The pictures are bright and engaging and the book describes many different aspects of the circus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BRI

Klein, Adria F. (Adria Fay)

Summary: Many clowns in colorful costumes are riding on Circus Train.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2014

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Lazar, Tara

Summary: Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls of all ages! It's the most amazing day on earth: the first day of school! It can be a daunting prospect, but don't worry - your big brother can show you the ropes. Join a nervous boy and his enthusiastic older brother as they navigate the highs and lows of a first day at school . . . except this school is a big top, and the teacher is named Miss Stupendous,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAZ

Van Dusen, Chris.

Summary: When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart the bloated blowhard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Van

Applegate, Katherine.

Summary: Me llamo Iván. Soy un gorila. No es tan sencillo como parece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Océano De México 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 APP SPANISH

Davis, Janet M.

Contents: Circus day -- The circus as a historical and cultural process -- Spectacular labor -- Respectable female nudity -- From the king of beasts to clowns in drag -- Instruct the minds of all classes -- Legacies : from Las Vegas to the bridges of Madison County.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.3 DAV

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