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Wieder, Joy Nelkin

Summary: A mouse upsets villagers just before Passover by stealing a crumb of bread from one house and running into another, then brings neighbors together to finish preparing for the holiday. Includes background information about the story and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIE

Bryon, Nathan

Summary: Aspiring astronaut Rocket draws her community together to see a rare appearance of the Phoenix Meteor Showers, hoping especially that her big brother, Jamal, will look up from his phone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRY

Messner, Kate

Summary: From multiple perspectives, tells of a time capsule project and the middle schoolers who contribute, including future journalist Nora Tucker and newcomer Elidee Jones, whose brother is in the local prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Dealey, Erin

Summary: After the worst snowstorm of the year, a young girl wishes on a snow globe that everyone will come out to play and share a dream of peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Dealey 2019

Dillard, Sarah

Summary: "The Mouse Scouts are back for another badge. Violet, Tigerlily, and their friends are determined to earn their 'Make a Difference" badge'"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lowry, Lois.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LOW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: YA Fiction Lowry 2004

Berger, Carin

Summary: Simple text and collage illustrations remind the reader that we are stronger together than alone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BER

White, Ruth

Summary: In the West Virginia town of Way Down Deep in the 1950s, a foundling called Ruby June is happily living with Miss Arbutus at the local boarding house when suddenly, after the arrival of a family of outsiders, the mystery of Ruby's past begins to unravel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC White

Foley, Lizzie K.

Summary: Ten-year-old Jane Doe, the only student average enough to be excluded from the town of Remarkable's School for the Remarkably Gifted, is joined at her public school by the trouble-making Grimlet twins, who lead her on a series of adventures involving an out-of-control science fair project, a pirate captain on the run from a mutinous crew, a lonely dentist, and a newly constructed bell tower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Foley 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FOL

Matthews, Dave

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Kirra must summon the courage to face her own mistakes before she can help save her peaceful community from a gigantic threat.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney * Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MAT

Underwood, Deborah

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text describe acts of kindness and community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books 2019

Sorry, no copies available

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Staniszewski, Anna

Summary: Ben selects from the shelter a most unusual "dog" that wreaks havoc in town until she has a chance to prove her worth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE STA

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Small but fast twelve-year-old Will Tyler, an avid football player in the down-and-out town of Forbes, Pennsylvania, takes matters into his own hands to try and finance the city's football team, giving the whole community hope in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LUP

Hoffman, Alice

Summary: Twig, aged twelve, is practically ignored by classmates and other residents of Sidwell, Massachusetts, but gets along fine with just her mother and brother, whose presence must be kept secret, until descendants of the witch who cursed her family move in next door and want to be her friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOF

Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: Returning to her hometown of Catawissa, Pennsylvania, in 1867 to marry a man she has never met, seventeen-year-old Verity Boone gets caught up in the a mystery surrounding the graves of her mother and aunt and a dangerous hunt for Revolutionary-era gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Nijkamp, Marieke

Summary: When Corey moves away from Lost Creek, Alaska, she makes her friend Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return. Just days before Corey is to return home to visit, Kyra dies. The entire Lost community speaks in hushed tones, saying her death was meant to be. And they push Corey away like she's a stranger. With every hour, Corey's suspicion grows. Lost is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Nijkamp 2018

Spencer, Octavia

Summary: Twelve-year-old Randi, unhappy about moving from Brooklyn to Deer Creek, Tennessee, after her mother's death, soon finds new friends and a case to solve surrounding a stolen time capsule and rumors of a centuries-old treasure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPE

Turnage, Sheila.

Summary: Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Turnage 2012

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Moyle, Eunice

Summary: With a unique mix of history and inspiration, Be The Change! gives young readers the tools and encouragement needed to be the change they wish to see in the world. Featuring the popular founders of Hello! Lucky stationery, this guidebook offers instruction and guidance to spark readers' creativity and inspire action in their local communities. With a lighthearted approach, the authors enlighten...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 MOY

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Keppeler, Jill.

Summary: No one should take for granted the fact that Americans have the opportunity to say what we feel about issues. Young readers are taught in the social studies curriculum to engage in their community and be an active citizen, but how can they when they can't yet vote? This book teaches both the history of and necessity for activism in our society through easy-to-understand language. Each spread is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

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