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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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 Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

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

Burkhart, Jessica.

Summary: After recovering from an accident, Lauren is about to participate in an equestrian competition that will determine her future, but someone from her past makes an unexpected appearance in her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin M!X 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Mayer, Mercer

Summary: Hoping to participate in the Critterville Kite Flying Contest, Little Critter busily attempts to fly a kite and finds the activity more challenging than anticipated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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King, Trey

Summary: When the swamp police hold a contest, they expect to have a fun day-- one without trouble. Too bad no one told the crooks! Now three thieves have stolen the prize money and are trying to flee. Who will win the contest, and will the crooks get away with their crime?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Finn, Perdita

Summary: Canterlot High meets its rival school, Crystal Prep Academy, in a competition that's a long-standing tradition: The Friendship Games. Sunset Shimmer is tasked with keeping magic out of the games to avoid the appearance of impropriety while she and her friends compete against Crystal Prep's top students led by someone with an equal amount of interest in Equestrian magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Nolan is the highly skilled punter of his school team, but he is less sure about taking over another position when their quarterback goes down--especially since he is also running for class president, and his competition for election is Tony, a linebacker on the team who is constantly belittling punters.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR LOR GREEN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STI

O'Hara, Mo

Summary: Future evil scientist Mark, his pet cat, Fang, and his fellow campers at Camp Mwhaaa-haa-ha-a-watha vie for the chance to become apprentices to evil astronaut Neil Strongarm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OHA

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Eleven-year-old Eddie gets a chance to win a million dollars by sinking a foul shot at the National Basketball Association finals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Paperbacks for Children 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wolitzer, Meg.

Summary: Twelve-year-olds Duncan Dorfman, April Blunt, and Nate Saviano meet at the Youth Scrabble Tournament where, although each has a different reason for attending and for needing to win, they realize that something more important is at stake than the grand prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Childrens Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wolitzer 2011

Pastis, Stephan.

Summary: Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation, is about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school competition to find a stolen globe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Schaefer, Laura.

Summary: While working at her grandmother's Madison, Wisconsin, teashop, fourteen-year-old Annie hears of a scone cook-off, for which the prize is an all-expense paid trip to London for tea, and enlists Genna and Zoe to help her win. Includes proverbs, quotations, and brief stories about tea, as well as recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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Pastis, Stephan

Summary: Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation, is about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school competition to find a stolen globe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAS

Thaler, Mike

Summary: "Hubie's class is having a reading challenge. Two teams will compete and whoever reads more books gets a special lunch with a surprise guest. But Hubie doesn't know what books to pick. And his team gets a late start. How can they ever expect to win?" -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chokshi, Roshani

Summary: Gauri, princess of Bharata, has been captured by her kindgom's enemies and faces a future of exile and scorn--she has nothing left to lose. But Vikram, the notoriously cunning prince of a neighboring land, promises her freedom in exchange for her partnership on his team to win the Tournament of Wishes. It seems like a fool-proof plan--until Gauri and Vikram arrive at the tournament and find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stilton, Thea

Summary: It is up to the Thea sisters to investigate when their friend is falsely accused of theft and barred from competing in a figure skating championship in Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Stilton 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Collins, Suzanne.

Summary: In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition putting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Cengage Learning 2012

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Calandrelli, Emily

Summary: Eight-year-old Ada Lace is determined to win the robot-building competition but is struggling with her art class so she soon wonders if there might be a way to use both science and art to solve her problems

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Calandrelli 2017

Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: Katie's teacher, Mrs. Derkman, hopes to win the Teacher of the Year contest, but her chances do not look good when Katie turns into her teacher and cannot keep a class full of out-of-control third-graders in line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC KRU

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

London, Jonathan

Summary: Froggy's marching band practices for their debut at the Apple Blossom Parade, hoping to win the big prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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