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McDonald, Megan

Summary: "Stink can't wait to lay eyes on the Sherman-Holm comet. Until he hears the news that a meteorite hit Russia, that is. Who's to say that Frog Neck Lake, Virginia, isn't next? Enter Asteroid Boy (aka Stink), who, with Judy Moody as his copilot, bravely explores deep space."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC MCD

Marcero, Deborah

Summary: "Haylee and Comet share one simple wish: a friend. And as with all great best-friendships, the universe brings them together in the right place at the right time. With each adventure, Haylee and Comet learn about what it takes to grow a strong and long-lasting friendship: accepting their differences, discovering the things they share, communicating with honesty, and being open to forgiveness....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

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

Bishop, George

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Alan Broussard is swept up in his science teacher father's community-wide comet-watching activities, which illuminate for the young teen his father's inadequacies, his mother's unhappiness, and his own loss of innocence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIS

Sedgwick, Helen

Summary: "A magical, intoxicating debut novel, both intimate and epic, that intertwines the past, present, and future of two lovers bound by the passing of great comets overhead and a coterie of remarkable ancestors. Roisin and François are immediately drawn to each other when they meet at a remote research base on the frozen ice sheets of Antarctica. At first glance, the pair could not be more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SED

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SED

Percy, Benjamin

Summary: "From award-winning author Benjamin Percy comes an explosive, breakout speculative thriller in which a powerful new metal arrives on Earth in the wake of a meteor shower, triggering a massive new "Gold Rush" in the Midwest and turning life as we know it on its head. The first of a cycle of novels set in a shared universe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Krensky, Stephen.

Summary: Buster tries to convince Arthur, the Brain, and his other friends that he not only saw a UFO but also a comet heading for the earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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Greer, Andrew Sean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador USA 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Holroyde, Claire

Summary: "When dark comet UD3 was spotted near Jupiter's orbit, its existence was largely ignored. But to individuals who knew better -- scientists like Benjamin Schwartz, manager of NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies -- the threat this eight-kilometer comet posed to the survival of the human race was unthinkable. The 150-million-year reign of the dinosaurs ended when an asteroid impact...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

Flint, Eric

Summary: "The passage of Halley's Comet in 1759 is catastrophic. The comet appears to strike the Earth, sundering the New World from the Old. A chain of mountains rises in the Mid-Atlantic. No ship from the Old World arrives in America. No ship from the New World can find a passage to the Old-and most who try simply disappear. The comet has also unleashed magic forces, which soon spread everywhere....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Publishing Enterprises 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

McDonald, Megan

Summary: "Look up! Look out! A comet is coming, a comet is coming! Stink is camped out in the backyard with his sister, Judy, and he can't wait to lay eyes on P/2015 OZ4, also known as the Sherman-Holm Comet. But then news of an asteroid hitting Russia reaches Stink, and suddenly he's feeling squeamish (and squash-ish) about close encounters of the outer-space kind. Will donning an aluminum-foil cape...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED JMF 5

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

Strandberg, Mats

Summary: "When will the world end? With Foxworth, a massive comet, hurtling toward Earth, humanity now knows the exact date. Seventeen-year-old Simon wants to spend his last weeks with the people he cares about most, especially his goal-oriented swimmer ex-girlfriend, Tilda, who dumped him shortly after the news broke. Since Lucinda was diagnosed with cancer she has retreated into herself preparing for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arctis/W1-Media, Inc. 2020

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

McDevitt, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPrism 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

Florman, Samuel C.

Summary: After a comet smashes into Earth, vaporizing and generating a fiery rain that engulfs the globe, a group of leading engineers arrives at the only place that was not destroyed and struggles to establish a new world order, and to meet the needs of the few survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2001

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Clarke, Hannah Abigail

Summary: As a witch, lesbian, and lifelong outsider, Sideways Pike has had a hard time making friends. But when the three most popular girls pay her to cast a spell at their Halloween party, Sideways gets swept into a new clique. The unholy trinity are sugar-coated rattlesnakes, and now-- unbelievably-- Sideways' best friends. The four form a ferocious and powerful coven. They plan parties, cast curses...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Erewhon Books 2020

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

Ruby, Laura

Summary: It was only a few days ago that Tess Biedermann, Theo Biedermann, and Jaime Cruz, along with a mysterious figure from the past, managed to survive an assault on the location of the latest clue in the Morningstarr cipher -- and, in the process, made a shocking discovery about their own connection to this one-hundred-sixty-year-old enigma. Now the friends are divided. Tess and Theo have no idea...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: A girl describes the hideaway in her closet where she goes when she wants to spend time by herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

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

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