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Greenawalt, Kelly

Summary: In rhyming text super girl Princess Truly goes on a camping trip with little brother Ty and her dog, Sir Noodles; with her super powers she is not afraid of dark caves, bugs, or things that go bump in the night, which is a problem when she develops hiccups, and needs something to scare them away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn/Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Teckentrup, Britta

Summary: It's early spring and below the earth's surface seeds are just starting to sprout. One by one they stretch through the dirt and towards the sun, extending their shoots and leaves and growing tall. All except for one seedling, who isn't quite ready. Each page of this gentle but powerfully evocative book demonstrates how some of us are different. As most of the seeds transform into strong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prestel 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TEC

Stein, David Ezra

Summary: "Murray worries...about lots of things. He doesn't want to go out in the rain. He's scared of the barking dogs at the park. Fireworks make him jump. But gradually he learns that he can put on a raincoat. He can make new friends. He can be brave."--Front jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Elliott, Rebecca

Summary: Eva decides that warning all the animals in the forest about the approaching storm is a perfect project to prove herself worthy of taking the Owl Oath, but when she stops to help a lost pony and they get caught in the storm, they have to take shelter in a cave, and end up helping each other to stay brave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE ELL Book 8

Vere, Ed

Summary: Max is a cute kitten who dreams of becoming a brave mouse-catcher. So he sets off in search of a mouse, and discovers that bravery perhaps is not so important after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Vere

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE VER

Phi, Bao

Summary: Upset after being bullied, Thuy, a Vietnamese American, pretends she is different creatures, including an especially strong, wonderful being made up of her two mothers and herself. Includes note about the phoenix and the Sarabha.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Featuring original illustrations created by diverse artists from around the world, this collection of empowering short stories highlights inspiring acts of courage and kindness shown by Disney princesses and "Frozen" queens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Smith, Wilbur A.

Summary: 1774. Rob Courtney has spent his whole life in a quiet trading outpost on the east coast of Africa, dreaming of a life of adventure at sea. When his grandfather Jim Courtney dies, and the mysterious Captain Cornish calls into the fort, Rob takes his chance and stows away on Marston's ship as it sails to England. Arriving in London, Rob is seduced by the charms of the big city and soon finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zaffre, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK 2022

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Loring-Fisher, Jo

Summary: Sophy was shy and lonely. She didn't fit in with anyone at school and people laughed and whispered behind her back. But, one day, a wolf appears in her room and teaches Sophy that she has a wolf-like courage that can change everything. This is a story about conquering that feeling of shyness, being brave and finding your voice when you need it the most.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LOR

Esbaum, Jill

Summary: Spencer the bunny's older brothers frighten him with stories about Frankenbunny and other monsters until Spencer figures out how to overcome his fears and his brothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESB

Butchart, Pamela

Summary: Jeremy is a worrier. He worries about odd socks, spotty bananas, evil squirrels, burnt toast, dinosaurs and, most of all . . . the wind! His friend Maggie isn't worried about anything - after all, what's the worst that could happen? But when Maggie decides to go outside and play in the wind, Jeremy must act fast to keep her out of danger, and he is soon to discover that a bit of courage leads...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUT

Yee, Lisa

Summary: Excited for her family's trip to Brazil, Lea is worried about going into the ocean, but when a new friend encourages her to embrace all that Brazil has to offer, fun turns to danger and she must prove to herself, and her brother, that she is brave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AG YEE

Kenney, Daniel.

Summary: "Learning to face your fears is critical for happiness and success. And parents, guardians, and mentors play an important role in teaching kids how to face their fears. With the help of You Can Face Your Fears, your child will be inspired to face some of the challenging things in their life. And room is made at the end of the book for adults and children to discuss how to face some of these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trendwood Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEN

Barnett, Mac

Summary: When Paolo the dachshund finally escapes the hair salon where he lives, he has adventures beyond his wildest dreams amid the beauty and culture of Rome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

Weidemann, Erin

Summary: "The adventures continue in this fun new collection from Bible Belles. With the help of the angel Mari, Rooney has learned she has five real superpowers: prayer, patience, bravery, loyalty, and leadership. Rooney has also learned that she has a powerful voice. And when her role in the new school play takes a few unexpected turns she finds out the truth about her voice, and the important message...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Truth Becomes Her 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Miedoso, Andres

Summary: When supernatural things start happening in the house timid Andres and his parents just moved into, next-door-neighbor Desmond Cole, eight, comes to the rescue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe)

Summary: As Valentine's Day approaches Charlie Brown tries to find the courage to give the Little Red-haired Girl a valentine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: When a new gym teacher introduces her gym class to soccer, Yasmin fears it will be as rough as the professional sport but must try to find courage to play goalie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, A Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levi, Taltal

Summary: "Through the eyes of a child, the world is full of adventure! A teacup-sized little girl discovers a playground in a potted plant, and the perfect swimming pool in a glass of water. Then when she sees a mysterious shadow lurking beyond her books and paper clips, she must summon her courage. But wait! Could this fluffy, purring creature be a friend? Taltal Levi's evocative text and illustrations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEV

O'Shaughnessy, Kate

Summary: Eleven-year-old Maybelle Lane collects sounds. She records the Louisiana crickets chirping, Momma strumming her guitar, their broken trailer door squeaking. But the crown jewel of her collection is a sound she didn't collect herself: an old recording of her daddy's warm-sunshine laugh, saved on an old phone's voicemail. It's the only thing she has of his, and the only thing she knows about him....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC O'SH

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OS'H

Bruel, Nick

Summary: Bad Kitty is frightened by the creatures on Halloween, but when she sees all the holiday treats she decides to be a very bad kitty and chases the scary creatures away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BRU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Halloween, Call number: JE BRU

Kelly, Erin Entrada

Summary: "Marisol, who has a big imagination and likes to name inanimate objects, has a tree in her backyard named Peppina...but she's way too scared to climb it. Will Marisol find the courage to climb Peppina? Maybe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: J Fiction Kelly 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KEL

Stork, Francisco X.

Summary: "Hector has always worked hard and minded his own business. He wants to be captain of his school's chess team, go to college, and help his family make their way to a better life someday. Until Joey singles him out. Joey, whose older brother, Chavo, is head of the Discípulos gang, tells Hector that he's going to kill him: maybe not today, or tomorrow, but someday. And Hector, frozen with fear,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: "You are the littlest elf. When it's time to play sports and games, you are always picked last. But you have secret talents no one knows about. Are you brave enough to be the best?"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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