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Enderle, Adrienne

Summary: Dandy is already worried about the fifth grade spelling bee, because his family has a history of winning--and once it starts, things keep going wrong, and his best friend Malcolm realizes that the contest is being haunted and the boys need to find out why and banish the specter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Schmidt, Rebecca L.

Summary: When the biggest party of the year is organized to celebrate the king's birthday, Macy becomes discouraged by royal duties that prevent her from participating in a competition between the Nexo Knights and the Tighty Knighties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mass, Wendy

Summary: When four twelve-year-olds, including Logan, who has grown up never leaving his parents' Life Is Sweet candy factory, compete in the Confectionary Association's annual contest, they unexpectedly become friends and uncover secrets about themselves during the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Mass 2011

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Everyone else in Kylie Jean Carter's family loves basketball, but she is no good at it, having a hard time dribbling and shooting baskets. She must find a way to win the Free Throw Tournament and become the Little Dribbler Queen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: When the rodeo comes to town, Kylie Jean decides she wants to be the Rodeo Queen! But to do that, she must learn rodeo tricks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Maddox, Jake

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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Bray, Libba.

Summary: When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants, and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BRA

Cobb, Amy

Summary: The Benton Bluff Junior High band is one of a number of bands that will compete to perform for a chance to play for the governor, and two of the band members are fighting over who gets to be the soloist--Baylor Meece (clarinet) is not one of them, so can she come up with a plan to bring the band back into harmony?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC COB

Fox, Jennifer

Summary: In this leveled reader based on DreamWorks Animation's Spirit Riding Free, the PALs are part of a school fundraiser! But when Lucky partners with Maricela for the fundraiser instead of Pru and Abigail, their competitive streaks come out and test their friendship. --Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE FOX

Collins, Suzanne.

Summary: By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2009

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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: "A video contest is the perfect way for Camila to become a star. To enter, she must make a video that explains what her city, Los Angeles, means to her. But Los Angeles is so big-how will she decide what to talk about? As Camila works on her video, she realizes that there's one special thing that makes her city feel like home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: Although he lives on a farm in Minnesota, Ben Martin is a skateboarder who dreams of having a chance to skate with professionals at a regional competition--but he has never performed in front of a crowd and when he goes to make a demonstration video he freezes up.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Patterson, James

Summary: Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: Hot Rod Hamster is invited to a Halloween party, and he enlists the help of a group of ghosts to win the spookiest costume contest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR LOR GREEN

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Today is a special day at Kylie Jean's school, where everyone works on computer projects and learning coding, and Kylie is fascinated by the robotics team called RoboGirls--so she resolves to build a robot of her own, so she can impress the older girls, and join the team in time for the competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Griffin, Molly Beth

Summary: Unnoticed by humans, Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider, and Bo the Parakeet compete, in their own special ways, during the school's Field Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila has entered a singing competition and she knows that she wants to sing her family's favorite song; but when it comes to actually competing Camila is very nervous about the size of the audience and being in the spotlight--but Camila knows her family is there and that she can use that knowledge to overcome her stage fright. Includes artistic activity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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Stinson, Kathy

Summary: "As a young student of the violin, Joshua Bell learns about an international competition to be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He chooses a piece of music, which his teacher suggests may be too difficult, but Joshua is determined: it's a piece of music he loves. At the competition, Joshua experiences the usual jitters. Once his name is called, he strides to the stage and begins to play, but almost...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STI

Guillaume, Jenna

Summary: The last thing sixteen-year-old Maisie Martin thought she'd be doing over vacation is entering a beauty pageant. Not when she's spent most of her life hiding her body from everyone. Not when her Dad is AWOL and her gorgeous older sister has returned to rock Maisie's already shaky confidence. And especially not when her best friend starts flirting with the boy she's always loved. But Maisie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2020

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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: At dance camp Camila teams up with new friends Lulu and Raisa and they enter the dance competition Las Estrellas; but when Camila injures her ankle it looks like they are out of the contest--until Raisa suggests they perform a sitting dance from India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Auerbach, Annie

Summary: A frightening Frankenstein monster is wrecking all of the contraptions at the Coolsville Contraption Contest. Can Mystery, Inc. find the monster and keep the contest alive?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE SCO

Grabenstein, Chris

Summary: P.T. and Gloria need a great plan to ensure the Wonderland can beat a slick new attraction in the "Unsung Fun In The Sun" contest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRA

Flintham, Thomas

Summary: It is time for the All-Star games, and Super Rabbit Boy wants to be crowned the Ultimate All-Star Champion, but with so many contestants, including the evil King Viking, he will need help from Sunny and his video game console to claim his prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2020

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Smith-Llera, Danielle

Summary: Four young friends must use their special powers to compete against the water-dwelling natives of planet Terranu, in a contest that will decide if their families may stay or must leave forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LLE

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