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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Patron, Susan

Summary: Having reached the mature age of eleven in the tiny California town of Hard Pan (population 43), Lucky discovers that there is still much to learn about friendship, parental trust, and the Milky Way galaxy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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

Berquist, Emma

Summary: "Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you. The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy Wilcox-- call her Willie-- and her family. This tense, heart-pounding alternate history about a young woman fighting to survive the unthinkable will keep fans of 'Westworld' and 'The Walking Dead'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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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

Lowell, Susan

Summary: Many of the animals that live in the southwestern desert witness the race between slow but steady Tortoise and the quick, overconfident Jackrabbit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northland Pub. 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LOW

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

1 hold on 4 copies

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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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

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

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FLA

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

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J HBA 5

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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Spencer, Guy J.

Summary: Describes the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert of the American Southwest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Troll Associates 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: EZ 574.5 SPE

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL