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Grylls, Bear

Summary: "Sophie loves camp--except for all the creepy-crawlies. Getting trapped in the tent with a daddy longlegs is terrifying, and spiders make her scream. It's so embarrassing. But then a mysterious compass transports her to a fiercely hot desert, where Bear Grylls, her guide, is watching. The sun is beating down, and together they must trek to find water and overcome the dangers lurking in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear Grylls/Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rimington, Celesta

Summary: When his mother, a professional singer, dies, twelve-year-old Harrison moves to the southern Utah desert, where he continues learning card tricks, makes new friends, enters an art contest, and finds a way to pay tribute to his mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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Teagan, Erin

Summary: "In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family. Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

De los Santos, Marisa

Summary: "When thirteen-year-olds T.E. and Audrey meet at a wilderness camp in the desert, they think their quirks are enough to prevent them from ever having friends. But as they trek through the challenging and unforgiving landscape, they learn that they each have what it takes to make the other whole"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DEL

Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

Summary: Maya, who lives in the dusty desert, opens her eyes wide to find the colors in her world, from Papi's black hair and Mami's orange and purple flowers to Maya's red swing set and the fiery pink sunset.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Summary: On a mission to pay the ransom of a new ally, apprentice Will and his friends find themselves in a desert wasteland awash with enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2011

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Love, Jessica

Summary: A reassuring picture book about finding one's place in the world follows a father as he takes his child on their first camping trip where he shows, under a blanket of stars, that the universe is a friendly place.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2023

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

Parpan, Justin.

Summary: A lonely dinosaur wanders the barren desert of the Southwest, looking for a companion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Cygnet Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Louise, Jean (Jean-Paul)

Summary: When her peaceful village of Lagusa is attacked by a Mistress sent to do the bidding of the power-hungry Sothpike and his army of undead monsters, Naira Khoum forms a resistance to stop the Mistress before Lagusa is beyond saving.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2023

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

Love, Jessica

Summary: A reassuring picture book about finding one's place in the world follows a father as he takes his child on their first camping trip where he shows, under a blanket of stars, that the universe is a friendly place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOV

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOV

Greenburg, J. C. (Judith C.)

Summary: While in the Australian desert, ant-sized Andrew, his cousin Judy, and Thudd the robot are carried away by a dust-devil and face many dangerous creatures, from a flock of wild parakeets to a Perenti lizard, as they try to make their way back to Uncle Al.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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Stevenson, Robin

Summary: Jayden ends up in the unforgiving Australian outback, fighting for his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH STE

Anta, Julio

Summary: "As long as he remembers to stay smart and keep his eyes open, Mateo knows that he can survive the trek across the Sonoran Desert that will take him from Mexico to the United States. That is until he's caught by the Border Patrol only moments after sneaking across the fence in the dead of night. Escaping their clutches comes at a price and, lost in the desert without a guide or water, Mateo is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAlley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 ANT

Summary: Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Harmon, Miranda

Summary: "It's time to go to the market! Mama Cat is selling her most delicious desserts, from bright rainbow cookies to shimmering sunshine muffins. Can cute kitten siblings Nutmeg, Cinnamon, and Ginger find the perfect present to treat their Mama? Maybe a colorful shell, a shimmering sweater, or an enchanted packet of seeds? Time to explore a colorful, crowded, and dazzling fantasy market"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAR

Willems, Mo

Summary: Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group 2015

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN SPANISH WIL

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When Geronimo gets lost looking for hidden treasures in the Gobi Desert, he comes across giant dinosaur bones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STI

Alessandri, Alexandra

Summary: "English just feels wrong to Isabel. She prefers her native Spanish. As she prepares for a new school, she knows she's going to have to learn. Her first day is uncomfortable, until she employs her crayons and discovers there's more than one way to communicate with new friends"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

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Spencer, Renè

Summary: Two children lost at sea must overcome a language barrier if they want to find a way home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2024

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Willems, Mo

Summary: Geraldo está cansado y gruñón. ¿Soñará con Cerdita? ¿O ella no lo dejará soñar?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2021

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR GREEN WIL

Denson, Abby

Summary: "There's just one thing Kitty Sweet Tooth loves more than going to movies, and that's eating delicious desserts. Now that Pop-Pop's movie theater has fallen on hard times, Kitty decides that only dessert can keep it from closing its doors. With a coat of paint, a tasty new menu, and a lot of hard work, Kitty and her friends transform this ramshackle theater into the Taste-O-Rama, a combination...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2021

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Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: Teenaged detectives Joe and Frank Hardy uncover a plot to sabotage a ski resort.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2014

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J HBA 5

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