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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

Harper, Benjamin

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of the American folktale, John Henry is the strongest elf in Gem Forest, able to carve out a perfect mining tunnel with a single swing of his hammer; so when Snotsworthy the gnome invents a machine that digs tunnels without the need for paid workers, John Henry challenges the gnome to a contest on sinister Witchfinger Mountain--home to a tribe of sleeping orcs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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Hinodeya, Sankichi

Summary: "The match between Team Blue and Team Emperor heats up toward the big finale--with both sides exhausted and losing ground! Plus, in the aftermath of the final match, a new enemy awaits who will require the former rivals to work together!"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2019

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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

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

Cass, Kiera

Summary: Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illéa, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illéa's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CAS

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

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

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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Huett, Caleb

Summary: Ollie has always been happy just being an elf and inventing new games for Christmas with his best friend Celia--but then the current Santa (descendent of the original) decides to retire and announces that there will be an open competition for the position of next Santa (his son Klaus is not pleased) and suddenly Ollie and the other elves are vying with the Santa children for the Big Red Suit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FIC HUE

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When local skateboarding idol Scottie Devine announces a kind of treasure hunt in his home town in California, skating friends Griff and Annika are thrilled to participate--but soon the competition threatens to destroy their friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2016

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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila and her Papa enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papa helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them sta

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

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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

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

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

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

Summary: Angelina in the wings: Angelina can't believe that Henry has the part she had set her heart on and, to make matters worse, she's his understudy. Treasure tandems: Angelina and Alice, beset by detours and accidents, are desperate to beat the Pinkpaw twins in the village rac . Two mice in a boat: Angelina and Sammy disagree on the decorations for the boat-decorating contest and, as a result,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HIT Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ANG

Summary: On the way to Nimbasa City, Ash and friends run into Bianca, who's participating in a fishing competition that suddenly turns into a battle over Water-type Pokemon. Excitement and danger are waiting in Nimbasa City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Kids 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME POK

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

Caramagna, Joe.

Summary: Gamora gets mixed up in a dangerous plan to pit Korath the Pursuer and Nebula against each other as they compete to become Thanos' new general.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC ROB

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

Peirce, Lincoln

Summary: Middle-schooler Nate Wright vows to lead P.S. 38 to victory against mighty Jefferson Middle School in the "Ultimate Snowdown."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG PEI

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

Reed, Melody

Summary: The Major Eights enter a competition at Center Stage Café but Scarlet is distracted, both by a mean new singer in a rival band and by an unsigned valentine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2018

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

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

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

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