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Coccia, Paul

Summary: "In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Theo enters a cooking contest and catches the eye of a celebrity restaurant owner."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2019

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

Yen, Jennifer

Summary: Smart, kind, and pretty, Liza Yang dreams big and never shies away from a challenge. But her mom compares her to older sister Jeannie, and sees Liza as stubborn, rebellious, and determined to push back against all of Mrs. Yang's traditional values, especially when it comes to dating. The one thing they agree on is their love of baking. Mrs. Yang is the owner of Houston's popular Yin & Yang...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2021

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

Platt, Cynthia

Summary: "Parker really wants to win the school Science Triathlon--but first she'll have to figure out how to keep her BFF from being stolen"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PLA

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: "My cousin Trap was entering the Super Chef Contest, which determines the best cook on Mouse Island--and he was bringing me along as an assistant. Slimy Swiss cheese, I don't know the first thing about cooking fancy dishes--and I didn't think Trap did, either"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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

Bowe, Julie

Summary: Victoria Torres is not the best math student, so when her older sister, Sofia, captain of their middle school math team, co-opts her to fill in for a team member who quit Vicka is not sure how to feel--she would certainly like to help the team win the conference trophy, but first she must get Sophia to see that it is her aggressive bossiness that is alienating the other team members.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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Washburn, L. J.

Summary: The chili in Texas is red-hot ... and so is murder! Phyllis, Sam, Carolyn, and Eve head for West Texas to compete in a Fourth of July chili cookoff. Thousands of people have descended on a sleepy little ghost town, turning it into a boomtown for chili mavens, gamblers, musicians, and media. Raucous excitement fills the air, but so does chili when a sabotaged propane cooker explodes, killing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WAS

Maddox, Jake

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Ever since she broke her wrist longboarding, Valeria has been reluctant to get back on her board, but now she has been asked to teach Chloe, the new girl in Harlow Springs, Colorado, the art of downhill longboarding and get her ready in time for the upcoming race.

Format: text

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

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Valente, Catherynne M.

Summary: "Mankind will not get to fight for its destiny. They must sing. A century ago, the Sentience Wars tore the galaxy apart and nearly ended the entire concept of intelligent space-faring life. In the aftermath, a curious tradition was invented by the remnants of civilization. Something to cheer up everyone who was left. Something to celebrate having escaped total annihilation by the skin of one's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAL

Ryan, Jennifer

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: "From the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir comes a new World War II-set story of four women on the home front competing for a spot hosting a BBC wartime cookery program and a chance to better their lives. Two years into World War II, Britain is feeling her losses; the Nazis have won battles, the Blitz has destroyed cities, and U-boats have cut off the supply of food. In an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RYA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Mejia, Mindy

Summary: "Nora Trier catches thieves. As a forensic accountant and partner in her downtown Minneapolis firm, she's unearthed millions in every corner of the world. She prides herself on her independence, the most essential currency of accounting, until her firm is hired by Strike. An anti-corporate, feminist athletic empire, Strike is owned by Logan Russo, a brash and legendary kickboxer, and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEJ

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEJ

Devore, Laurie

Summary: Attracted to Jackson by their rivalry to be the top student at their private high school, Nell falls into an intense relationship with him, but victory in their new private game may have a higher cost than she anticipates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2018

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

Summary: Life's never ordinary in Shopville, but things are about to get a little extraordinary with the arrival of the Chef Club, hosted by new-Shoppie-on-the-block Peppa Mint and her Shopkin pals. To be accepted, the Shoppies will have to sing, dance, boil and blanch their way to victory. But it's not just the pots that simmer! When Bubbleisha feels she's not getting the attention she's owed, things...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Flower, Amanda

Summary: "Caring for her recently widowed grandmother, Bailey King plans to honor her grandfather's memory by entering the annual Amish Confectionery Competition in Harvest, Ohio. When a candy maker from a neighboring town who wanted Englischer Bailey disqualified for being an outsider dies from an allergy to an essential licorice ingredient, Bailey becomes a suspect"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FLO

Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: Zack Dylan made a promise to God and his college sweetheart as he left his family's horse farm in Kentucky to compete on the popular reality television show Fifteen Minutes: If he makes it, the fame won't change him. Overnight, Zack is the nation's most popular contestant, a country singer with the looks and voice of a young Elvis. As his star rises, Zack is asked to compromise and quiet his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KIN

Bessette, Alicia.

Summary: After she joins a baking contest to try to shake off the lingering grief from her husband's death, Zell Carmichael Roy befriends her nine-year-old next-door neighbor, a motherless girl who joins Zell's quest for dessert-competition glory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Zaczek, Alyssa

Summary: Seventh-grader Martin McLean has trouble expressing himself except at Mathletes competitions and, now, as a female impersonator but his first-ever drag show falls on the same night as an important Mathletes tournament.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2020

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

Lamotte, Lily

Summary: Having just moved to Seattle from Taiwan, twelve-year-old Cici enters a cooking competition to win the chance to see her grandmother again, but she only knows how to cook Taiwanese food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Hapka, Cathy

Summary: Summoned to Paris when the organizers of an international culinary competition start receiving threats, Basil launches an investigation at the Parisian College of Cooking and is baffled by circumstantial evidence that exonerates top suspect Ratigan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Second grader Kylie Jean joins her school art club, and learns to paint in the style of several different artists, but for the Mural Art Contest she decides to paint a watercolor picture of a local Texas barn and duck pond--until a squabble between her dog and the ducks turns it into an example of abstract art instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Maker, Martha

Summary: Computer whiz Bella is determined to prove herself to the older kids on her school's robotics team in order to secure a slot in a citywide robotics competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAK

Elias, Gerald.

Summary: When a rare and valuable violin disappears after a concert, unpleasant and reclusive violin teacher Daniel Jacobus is blamed. Jacobus decides to prove his innocence by finding the violin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Burdette, Lucy

Summary: "When a fierce rivalry between key lime pie bakers leads to a pastry chef's murder, food critic Hayley Snow is fit to be pied. During the week between Christmas and New Year's, the year-round population of Key West, Florida, faces a tsunami of tourists and snowbirds. It doesn't help that outrageously wealthy key lime pie aficionado David Sloan has persuaded the city to host his pie-baking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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Hornby, Gill.

Summary: Four strangers in the midst of difficult life transitions find friendship, purpose, and perfect pitch in in this heartfelt comic novel. In the small English village of St. Ambrose, the members of the Bridgeford Community Choir have little in common. But when their singing coach dies unexpectedly before a big contest, the motley group must join forces and voices in pursuit of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. That's Jess's life in a nutshell -- until an unexpected knight-in-shining-armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess's knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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