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Kelly, Erin Entrada

Summary: The twelve kids in the seventh grade at Fawn Creek K-12 have been together all their lives so when graceful Orchid Mason arrives, with exotic clothes and glorious hair, the other seventh graders do not know what to think.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Frawley, Katie

Summary: An elephant in the rainforest is looking for a birthday adventure, and a pampered city kitty is getting bored with her luxe life; when the two connect over Lair-BNB, they discover the joys of new places and of finding your way back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Lions, Amazon Publishing 2021

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Keats, Ezra Jack

Summary: The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Set Spanish Keats 1962

Walker, Anna

Summary: A gust of wind picks up Peggy, a chicken, and carries her from the suburbs to an unfamiliar place - the city. Peggy watches, hops, jumps, twirls, tastes, and makes new friends. Then she finds her way home ... with a new taste for adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAL

Verde, Susan

Summary: Armed with pencils, paints, dreams, and Grandma Addy's memories of how beautiful the neighborhood once was, Angel and others paint the big wall that had been cold, empty, and cheerless.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE VER

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus

Summary: Yetta, the beautiful chicken, breaks free from the truck that is carrying her to market. She quickly realizes the big city is nothing like the chicken farm. She is scared and confused until she meets and saves the life of a little, green parrot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Pinkwater 2010

Wynter, Anne

Summary: "In the middle of the night, a chain reaction of noises wakes the residents of an urban apartment building, and then lulls them back to sleep"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WYN

Yaccarino, Dan.

Summary: Doug the robot discovers that cities are much more than downloaded facts when he unplugs from the computer feed and explores one first-hand.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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Brown, Peter

Summary: Liam discovers a hidden garden and with careful tending spreads color throughout the gray city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Bro

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Brown

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

Summary: On his first visit to the city, an excited puppy sees tall buildings, hears loud buses, and tries to say hello to everyone he meets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Tan, Shaun

Summary: A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals, both wild and domestic, that share the urban environment of the inner city.

Format: text

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

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

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

Sarcone-Roach, Julia

Summary: "When a sandwich goes missing, it seems that a bear is the unlikely culprit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAR

Snyder, Gabi

Summary: Illustrations and easy-to-read text urge the reader to go beyond the noise of the city to listen to a crow's caw, rain dripping onto a sidewalk, and whispered goodnights. Includes notes about listening.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SNY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SNY

Raschka, Christopher

Summary: Two pigeons fly through the city hoping to find a friend-but where do friends come from? In this brightly illustrated love letter to cities, the fine, feathered characters discover the magical, unlikely connections that happen best in the hustle and bustle of a big city.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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Thom, Kai Cheng

Summary: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir is a coming-of-age story about a young Asian trans girl, pathological liar, and kung-fu expert who runs away from her parents' abusive home in a rainy city called Gloom. Striking off on her own, she finds her true family in a group of larger-than-life trans femmes who make their home in a mysterious pleasure district...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metonymy Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Kurtz, Jane.

Summary: Ten-year-old Laine of Cambridge, Massachusetts, who loves nature and the outdoors, wants to go camping with her family but her favorite aunt teaches Laine to find the wonders of nature anywhere, even in her own backyard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KUR

Davies, Stephen

Summary: "Meet Hilda -- explorer, adventurer, avid sketchbook-keeper, and friend to every creature in the valley! Well ... almost every creature ... Newly initiated into the Sparrow Scouts, Hilda and her friends are ready to explore and document the wilderness. Yet as luck would have it, there is a dark, menacing creature afoot near Trolberg, and Hilda is whisked back home to safety. Even so, intrigue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flying Eye Books 2019

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Ying, Victoria

Summary: After saving their beloved mechanized city of Oskars, Hannah and Ever team up with new friends to try to save both Oskars and the nearby city of Alexios from the evil assassin Vash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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

Murray, Diana

Summary: "A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE MUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MUR

West, Alexandra

Summary: "The Addams family isn't your typical American family. Together, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Mad Uncle Fester, and Grandma are an eccentric clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them a bit different than the rest of the neighborhood"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Farrell, Darren

Summary: Bus Driver B travels through the town where the alphabet lives, loading his bus with passengers from A to Z, including a masked R and Detective D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic 2018

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE FAR

Sawyer, Ruth

Summary: Liberated for a year from her parents' restrictions, ten-year-old Lucinda discovers true freedom in the care of her temporary guardians as she roller skates around the streets of turn-of-the-century New York.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 1995

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

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: Five urban middle school students, their teacher, and other community members relate how a school project to build the world's largest tetrahedron affects the lives of everyone involved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2006

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

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus

Summary: Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish chicken, is back in a heartwarming Hannukah story in which she finds a cold and hungry kitten. This multilingual story, which includes both Yiddish and Spanish translations and pronunciation guides, is a clever introduction to the celebration of Hannukah and a welcome read-aloud for any age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: E PIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Pinkwater 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE PIN

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