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Rinker, Sherri Duskey

Summary: Tiny is a small, but very determined dog and right now he smells a big bone buried deep in the earth of the garden--and he is going to get that bone no matter how far down he has to dig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RIN

Beck, Robert (Robert John)

Summary: Désirée Rabbit dreams of being a famous ballet dancer in her hometown of Paris, France, but is continually told there are no bunnies in the ballet, yet after taking classes she wins over her classmates and has a chance to shine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEC

Santat, Dan

Summary: After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2017

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Cena, John

Summary: Elbow Grease, a small, electric truck with a lot of gumption, enters the Monster Truck Grand Prix to prove to his brothers that he is just as capable as they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CEN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Piper, Watty

Summary: "The Little Engine That Could is turning ninety! And now this special gift book, complete with beautiful illustrations and timeless messages of belief and acceptance, is the perfect way to tell a loved one that they can do anything they set their minds to"--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE PIP

Hinton, S. E.

2 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Ponyboy and his 2 brothers struggle to find their place in a difficult world after the deaths of their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Peter

Summary: Lucy, a young bear, starts her day determined to make a new friend but her enthusiasm leads to all sorts of problems until, just as she is about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Geisert, Arthur.

Summary: This wordless tale depicts a pig community's hunt for ice in the Arctic when the weather on their island becomes too hot for them to bear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Geisert 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEI

Neimark, Jill

Summary: Told in rhyming text, a little tree clings tenaciously to a granite cliff, determined to live, tended by a little boy, and ultimately loved by the people in the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press, American Psychological Association 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEI

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Violetta, a little princess, is determined to become as big and strong as her brothers. She secretly teaches herself to become the bravest and cleverest knight in the land until she must face the king's best knights in a jousting tournament. Will she be ready?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

Tharp, Jason

Summary: "Kiwi sees a rope. He wants to pull it, but he cannot reach! What will happen next? Beginning readers can help Kiwi by turning the pages, shaking the book, and more in this interactive story"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2019

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Ingalls, Ann

Summary: Watercolor illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a baby bird as it tries, fails, and tries again to fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E ING

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ING

Patterson, James

Summary: "I'm Jimmy, and I've got an awesome idea to start a kids' book company -- run by kids! It'll be like an amusement park, mad scientist's laboratory, and secret club headquarters all in one. But can a kid like me really make such a big, crazy, outrageous dream come true? Listen on and find out!"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Patterson, James

Summary: Imaginative middle schooler Jimmy follows his dream to start a unique book company while he is still a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Stone, Tiffany

Summary: "Tallulah dreams of playing the tuba, but she's small and the tuba is very large. Everyone around her tells her to wait until she's bigger, but Tallulah can't wait--she just has to play the tuba in her school band.With determination and a lot of creativity, Tallulah hatches a plan that she hopes will turn her musical dream into reality."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STO

Hicks, Betty.

Summary: Ten-year-old Goose is best at goofing off, but when he decides to become the goalie for their soccer team, his friend Henry sets up a practice schedule and enlists their other friends to help Goose improve his skills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gay, Marie-Louise.

Summary: Caramba the cat wishes he could fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Gay

Garland, Michael

Summary: Because he is such a short mouse, José is never picked to play basketball, but his determination to play well and a lot of practice get him on the team and give him the ability to step in when the star player is injured the day of the playoffs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M. Cavendish Children 2007

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Corbett, Sue.

Summary: Twelve year old Patrick's mother is missing and unless he can get her back, he faces a life of waiting on his brothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Margaret Wise

Summary: A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Brown 1972

Reeder, Carolyn.

Summary: Determined to take her father's coal-carrying barge on the C & O Canal from Cumberland, Maryland, to Georgetown in D.C., twelve-year-old Kate learns hurtful truths about herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION REE

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